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Mike Marlar Magnificent in Scott Sexton Memorial Spring Nationals Win at Volunteer Speedway

Contact: Chris Tilley Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series P.R. Coordinator 606-219-1723 | tilleyracing@gmail.com By Michael Despain BULLS GAP, Tenn. – Apr. 28, 2017 – The Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV returned to action on Friday evening with the 5th Annual Scott Sexton Memorial event and Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn. would be victorious ...

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Overton Awesome in Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Spring Showdown at Ponderosa Speedway

Junction City, KY (April 14, 2017)- The Schaffer’s Oil Spring Nationals presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV would visit Ponderosa Speedway on Friday evening and Brandon Overton of Evans, GA would claim the $4,000 victory by leading all 40 laps in the 5th Annual Spring Showdown event.  Other feature winners for the evening included Victor Lee of Danville, ...

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Owens and Madden on Front Row for Tennessee Tipoff Classic at Smoky Mountain

By Michael Despain MARYVILLE, TN (March 10, 2017)- The Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals presented by Sunoco/Tennessee RV would begin their 2017 slate with the opening night of the 4th Annual Tennessee Tipoff Classic at Smoky Mountain Speedway on Friday evening. A total of 23 drivers would test their wares in four ten-lap qualifying heat race events to determine the first ...

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Scott Bloomquist wins $15,000 Tennessee Tipoff!

Contact: Chris Tilley Spring Nationals Series P.R. Coordinator 606-219-1723 | tilleyracing@gmail.com MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Mar. 12, 2016 – Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn. rolled to his first-career Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series victory while also becoming the 17th different tour winner on Saturday Night during the Tennessee Tipoff Classic presented by Hard Rock Café of Pigeon Forge at the ...

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Weaver, Coulter, Bloomquist and Marlar Win Tennessee Tipoff Preliminaries

Contact: Chris Tilley Spring Nationals Series P.R. Coordinator 606-219-1723 | tilleyracing@gmail.com MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Mar. 11, 2016 – The Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series presented by Schaeffer’s Oil opened up the Tennessee Tipoff Classic presented by Hard Rock Café of Pigeon Forge with preliminary races on Friday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway. Randy Weaver of Crossville, Tenn. captured the ...

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Cory Hedgecock Hooked-Up in SNBS Frostbuster 50 Win at 411 Motor Speedway

By Michael Despain, Southern Nationals Bonus Series SEYMOUR, Tenn. – Feb. 28, 2016 – Ray Cook’s Southern Nationals Bonus Series would present its opening event of the 2016 season at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, TN on Saturday afternoon with the inaugural running of the Frostbuster 50 and Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, TN would roll to the biggest win of ...

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Spring & Southern Nationals Series Unleash $800,000 Tour for 2016

By Chris Tilley, Series P.R. Coordinator INDIANAPOLIS, IN (December 11, 2015)-Officials with the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series, the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series and the Southern Nationals Bonus Series are pleased to introduce the schedules for all three tours during the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show. Purses and points funds for all three tours are in excess of ...

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Randy Weaver Dominates 100th Birthday Race for Southern Nationals at Smoky Mountain

By Chris Tilley, P.R. Coordinator MARYVILLE, TN (July 31, 2015)-Randy Weaver keeps putting exclamation points on his 2015 racing season. The Crossville, Tenn. driver sailed to his seventh career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series by Old Man’s Garage at Smoky Mountain Speedway Friday Night and picked up the $5,300 payday. Weaver drove the Outlaw Racing Southeast, A.F. Stone Professional Medical ...

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Southern Nationals Bonus Series Releases Sophomore Season Schedule for 2015

By Chris Tilley, Series Publicist BRASSTOWN, NC (December 22, 2014)-Promoter Ray Cook would like to release the 2015 schedule for the Southern Nationals Bonus Series. The sophomore season of the tour will open with a double-header of action on Friday/Saturday March 20 and 21. On Friday Night March 20th the tour will open at Cleveland Speedway in Cleveland, Tenn. for ...

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Spring Nationals and Southern Nationals Series Release Very Busy Slate of Events for 2015!!!

BRASSTOWN, NC (December 1, 2014) – Promoter Ray Cook of the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series by Schaeffer’s Oil and the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series by Old Man’s Garage is pleased to release the 2015 versions of what will be a busy season for both tours. The third-year Spring Nationals Series will open up the 2015 campaign with ...

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Ray Cook Seventh in Deep Fried 75; Trip to Cleveland Next for #53 Team

(BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA) Ray Cook and his #53 team ventured to Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee over the chilly November 14-15 weekend. The 3rd Annual ‘Deep Fried 75’ was a Southern Nationals Bonus Race and boasted an $11,000 winner’s check.   On Friday night, Ray qualified third quickest in Group A during the time trial session and later ...

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Dennis Erb Racing Closes Out 2014 Racing Season in Deep Fried 75

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb Racing wrapped up their 2014 campaign over a chilly November 14-15 weekend at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee. The 3rd Annual ‘Deep Fried 75’ was a Southern Nationals Bonus Race and an $11,000 top prize was on the line. On Friday night, Dennis Erb, Jr. clicked off the fastest lap in Group A during ...

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Deep Fried 75 Halted Due to Icy Track Conditions; Program Resumes Nov. 15 with Full Program

By: Michael Despain-Southern Nationals Bonus Series Wheel, TN-November 14, 2014- The colder temperatures this evening have caused the Southern Nationals Bonus Series 3rd Annual Deep Fried 75 at Duck River Raceway Park to be halted due to ice forming on the racing surface at the conclusion of Super Late Model time trials. The program will resume where it was halted ...

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Bub McCool Races to Pair of Top Tens; Duck River Next

Vicksburg, MS (11/13/14) – Bub McCool piloted Chad Stapleton’s #32 Club 29/Jay Dickens Super Late Model over the weekend at The Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina) during the 8th Annual Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals. Seventy-five entries took part in Thursday night’s double qualifying rounds, which set the heat race grids for Friday and Saturday ...

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Ray Cook Racing Ready for Deep Fried 75 at Duck River Raceway Park

(BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA) Ray Cook Racing invaded the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina from November 6-8 for the 8th Annual ‘World of Outlaws World Finals.’ The final two events of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series campaign paid $12,000 to the winner and drew a stellar field of 77 competitors to the 4/10-mile speedplant. With ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Fifth in Charlotte Opener; Preparing for Deep Fried 75

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team traveled to the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina from November 6-8 for the 8th Annual ‘World of Outlaws World Finals.’ The final two events of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series season paid $12,000 to the winner and drew a stellar field of 77 entrants. On ...

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Southern Nationals Bonus Series Ready for $10,024 Fall Classic at Ponderosa Speedway

By Michael Despain, Southern Nationals Bonus Series JUNCTION CITY, KY (October 27, 2014)-Ponderosa Speedway track promoter Jerry Denson and staff are ready for the 2014 season finale weekend of racing action at the 3/8 mile D-shaped oval known as “Kentucky’s Baddest Bullring” as the Ray Cook promoted Southern Nationals Bonus Series will sanction the 24th Annual Fall Classic event on ...

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Pursley Memorial/Blue-Gray 100 Next for Southern Nationals Bonus Series at Cherokee Speedway October 24, 25

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By: Michael Despain Southern Nationals Bonus Series SOMERSET, KY (October 15, 2014)-The Southern Nationals Bonus Series is set to return to action with a Friday/Saturday doubleheader of racing competition at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC as the tour will sanction the Robert Pursley Memorial on Friday October 24 and the 24th Annual Blue-Gray 100 on Saturday October 25 at the ...

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