CARNESVILLE, GA – Over $36,000 in purse money and cash awards will be up for grabs this weekend in a Peach State Double-Header for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series South East Region. Senoia Raceway in Senoia, GA will present the 40-lap $4,000-to-win Spring Classic on Saturday night, and Rome Speedway in Rome, GA will host the 40-lap $4,000-to-win Rome Rumble on Sunday night.
The complete payout for each race is as follows: 1. $4,000; 2. $2,000; 3. $1,350; 4. $1,000; 5. $875; 6. $775; 7. $700; 8. $600; 9. $500; 10. $450; 11. $425; 12. $400; 13. $400; 14. $400; 15. $400; 16. $400; 17. $400; 18. $400; 19. $400; 20. $400; 21. $400; 22. $400; 23. $400; 24. $400. M&W Transport will put up $200 each night for the Fast Time Award.
Shane Clanton of Locust Grove, GA and Billy Moyer Jr. of Batesville, AR have added themselves to the already star-studded field of drivers expected for this weekend’s races that also include ULTIMATE SE Top 10 drivers and the top local North Georgia favorites that call Senoia Raceway and Rome Speedway their home tracks.
Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, GA leads the ULTIMATE SE point standings going into Rounds four and five of the 2017 season. Second and third respectively in the ULTIMATE SE point standings are Jason Welshan of Maryville, TN in second, while Autolite/Fram/DirtOnDirt.com Rookie of the Year point leader Tyler Millwood of Carterville, GA is tied for third with Brandon Overton of Evans, GA.
The defending and two-time ULTIMATE SE Champion Dennis Franklin of Gaffney, SC is tied for the fifth spot with Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN. The 2011 2011 ULTIMATE SE Champion Chris Ferguson of Mt. Holly, NC is seventh, and Autolite/Fram/DirtOnDirt.com Rookie of the Year Candidate Brett Hamm of Newberry, SC is eighth. Three-time ULTIMATE SE Champion Casey Roberts of Toccoa, GA is ninth, while Brian Ligon of Augusta, GA and G.R. Smith of Statesville, NC are tied for the tenth spot in the ULTIMATE SE standings.
Overton won the first two ULTIMATE SE races on March 4 at North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, GA, and the $20,000 top prize in the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, VA on April 8. Ferguson won his third straight Jack Starrette Memorial 50 on April 15 at Modoc Raceway in Modoc, SC.
Top North Georgia favorites expected this Saturday night at Senoia Raceway and this Sunday night at Rome Speedway include 1993 Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Late Model Series National Champion Clint Smith of Senoia, GA, Joe Armistead Jr., Mason Massey, Zach Leonhardi, Joey Armistead, Ricky Williams, Shane Fulcher, Austin Horton, Lamar Haygood, Laddie Fulcher, Derek Ellis, T.J. Reaid, Luke Jenkins, Justin Shipley, Todd Murphy, Frank Ingram, Jason Croft, Wayne Echols, Cass Fowler, Dale Thurman and Buster Goss.
On Saturday night at Senoia Raceway for the 40 lap $4,000-to-win Spring Classic, the Pit Gate opens at 4 p.m. with the Drivers Meeting set for 6 p.m., Hot Laps at 6:30 p.m., and Racing scheduled for 7 p.m.
Senoia Raceway is located at 171 Brown Road, Senoia, GA 30276. For more information call 770-599-6161, or visit the track web site at www.senoiaraceway.com. You can also Follow them at New Senoia Raceway on Facebook and on Twitter @SenoiaRaceway.
On Sunday night at Rome Speedway for the 40 lap $4,000-to-win Rome Rumble, the Pit Gate opens at 3 p.m., the Grandstand Gate opens at 5 p.m., with the Drivers Meeting set for 6 p.m., Hot Laps at 6:30 p.m., and Racing scheduled for 7 p.m. Rome Speedway is located at 1933 Chulio Road, Rome, GA 30161.
For more information call 770-926-5315, or visit the track web site they share with their sister track Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, GA at www.dixiespeedway.com. You can also Follow them on Facebook at Dixie Speedway and on Twitter @DixieRomeSpdwy.
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The ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series would like to recognize their marketing partners for the 2017 season which include: American Racer, Hoosier Race Tires, VP Race Fuels, M&W Transport, PPM Racing Products, Arizona Sport Shirts, DirtonDirt.com, Big A’s Custom Graphics, AR Bodies, Five Star Race Bodies, Schaeffer’s Racing Oil and Lubricants, Autolite/Fram, RockAuto.com, Safecraft, Simpson, and Thomas Clarke Performance Web Design.