FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Southern All Stars Big Daddy 500 Set For Smoky Mt Saturday June 17th
FAYETTEVILLE, TN—The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series will make it second stop of the season Saturday night June 17th at the Smoky Mt Speedway in Maryville, TN., for the Big Daddy 500 sponsored by Tennessee RV Supercenter paying $5,000 to win for the 40 lap event for the super late models, also on the program will be the UCRA Crate Racing Association and the Kajun Mini Stock Series.
The Southern All Stars have already made one appearance a the 4/10ths mile oval and Brandon Sheppard scored his first career Southern All Star win over a very strong field of cars, Current points leader Austin Horton of Newnan, GA., will lead the Southern All Star drivers into this weekend event as he stretched out his lead a little more over the second place driver T J Reaid of Acworth, GA., who is currently in the second spot, third is Tristan Sealy of Moultrie, GA., fourth is Eric Hickerson of Linden, TN.. The top four drivers are all rookies to touring series racing and all still have a legitimate shot at taking the point title as well as rookie of the year honors.
Other drivers from across the area that have indicated their intentions of competing Saturday night include Vic Hill of Mosheim, TN., Kayne Hickman of Soddy Daisy, TN., Tommy Kerr of Rockford, TN., Derek Ellis of Chatsworth, GA., Donald McIntosh of Blairsville, GA., Robby Moses of Maryville, TN., Chris Ferguson of Mt Holly, NC., Craig Greer Cleveland, TN., Skip Arp of Georgetown, TN., Shannon Buckingham of Maryville, TN., and Billy Ogle Jr of Knoxville, TN., just to name a few.
Pit gates will open at 3 pm with hot laps schedule for around 6:30 pm. For more information contact the Smoky Mountain Speedway at www.smokymountianspeedway.com
For more information concerning the Southern All Stars contact Lynn Acklin – General Manager: 256-924-4546 www.sasdirt.com
Tire Rule: Hoosier 1350, 1450, 1600, 70.
Entry Fee: $110
Purse: 1.$5,000; 2.$2,500; 3.$1,500; 4.$1,000; 5.$800; 6.$700; 7.$600; 8.$550; 9.$540; 10.$530; 11.$520; 12.$510; 13.$500; 14.$490; 15.$480; 16.$470; 17.$460; 18.$450; 19.$440; 20.$430; 21.$420; 22.$410; 23.$400; 24.$400
2017 SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS: 1.Austin Horton 646; 2.T J Reaid 584; 3.Tristan Sealy 552; 4.Eric Hickerson 518; 6.Bo Shirley 466; 7.Casey Roberts 382; 8.Brad Skinner 376; 8.Clint Smith 302; 9.Matt Perry 288; 10.Tyler Crowder 246;
2017 CRUISE WITH THE CHAMPIONS/DIRTONDIRT.COM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: 1.Austin Horton 646; 2.T J Reaid 584; 3.Tristan Sealy 552; 4. Eric Hickerson 518;
2017 AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Eric Hickerson 210; 2.Brad Skinner 130; 3.Brandon Overton 106; 4.Todd Morrow 87; 5.Josh Putnam 63; 6.Derek Ellis 35; 7.Jamie Perry 33; 8.Jeff Johns 30; 9.Jason Lyles 24; 10.Dean Carpenter 16; 11.John Minon 15; 12.Jason Walker 14
UPCOMING SOUTHERN ALL STAR DIRT RACING SERIES EVENT:
June 17-Smoky Mt Speedway-Maryville, TN-$5,000
July 1st Senoia Raceway-Senoia, GA-$5,454
July 8th Thunderhill Raceway-Lawrenceburg, TN-$4,000