Nationals Tour will Absorb Southern Nationals Bonus Series for
2019 Racing Season
20, 2018) Last Saturday’s Schaeffer’s Oil
Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels
and Tennessee RV event that was rained out at Boyd’s Speedway
ended a five year run. The Fall Nationals Series will run in place
of the Bonus Series beginning in 2019.
Starting in August of 2019, the Schaeffer’s Oil Fall Nationals
Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV will begin
and run through the month of November. A 10-15 race schedule is
currently being finalized and will be released at the PRI Trade
Show in early December along with the Spring Nationals and Southern
Nationals Series schedules.
“With the beginning of the Fall Nationals we will be able
to now have three tours that will have three separate point funds,
some good paying races and some different drivers race in each
three of the series but not stretch from March until November
like the Bonus Series has done in the past” stated Promoter
Ray Cook introducing the new tour.
During the last five seasons the Southern Nationals Bonus Series
has produced some great racing action and plenty of different
winners. All in all, there were 34 event winners in 63 events.
Series champions have been Kenny Collins of Colbert, Ga. in 2014,
David Payne of Murphy, N.C. in 2015, Donald McIntosh of Dawsonville,
Ga. in 2016 and 2017. David Payne captured his second series championship
and received $5,053 for his efforts this season.
Further information on the Spring Nationals, Southern Nationals
and Southern Nationals Bonus Series can be obtained by calling
Promoter Ray Cook at (828) 360-5353 or Series P.R. Coordinator
Chris Tilley at (606) 219-1723 or visit the official website located