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Carolina Speedway hosts special

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Racing Report

By Michael Knight

 

Carolina Speedway in Gastonia will host a major race this weekend.

The three-day event opens today and will continue Saturday and Sunday.

The event is regarded as one of the biggest grassroots races of all time in the Carolinas – the King Of The Carolinas. For more details, visit www.carolinaspeedway.net or www.Dirtracefans.com or call the track phone at (704) 869-0313

Friday, Oct. 25

Practice/qualifying/heats for Street Stock, Renegade, NDRA Late Model.

Complete program for the Renegades of Dirt Open Wheel Modified Series

 3 p.m. Pit gates open

 4 p.m. Registration/transponder rental opens

 5 p.m. Grandstand gates open

6:30 p.m. Drivers meeting

 7 p.m. Practice

 8 p.m. Street Stock group qualifying (3 cars)sponsored by 006 Racing

 Open Wheel Modified group qualifying (3 cars)

 Renegade group qualifying (3 cars) sponsored by Simmons Machine

 NDRA group qualifying (3 cars) sponsored by Piedmont Container

 Open Wheel Modified Heats

 Street Stock Heats

 NDRA Heats

 Open Wheel Modified B-Main

 Renegade Heats

 10: 30 p.m. Open Wheel Modified 20-lap main event, $1,200 to win.

Saturday, Oct. 26

4 p.m. Racing features/B Mains for: NDRA LM, Street Stock, Renegade.

 Practice/Qualifying/Heats for: Thunder Sportsman

Practice/Qualifying for Four Cylinders

 Compete program from Open Wheel Modifieds

 11 a.m. Pit gate opens

 1 p.m. Registration/Transponder rental opens

 2 p.m. Grandstand gates opens

 2:30 p.m. Drivers meeting

 3:00 Practice

 4:00 Four Cylinder group qualifying (3 cars) sponsored by Franklin Signs

 Open Wheel Modified group qualifying (3 cars)

 Thunder Sportsman group qualifying (3 cars) sponsored by Stock Car Steel/SRI Street Stock B-Main

 NDRA Late Model B-Main

 Renegade B Main

 Open Wheel Modified Heats

 Thunder Sporstman Heats

 Street Stock Feature 25 laps

 Open Wheel Modified B Main

 NDRA Feature 35 laps

Renegade Feature 25 laps

 9:30 p.m. Open Wheel Modified Feature 20 laps

Sunday, Oct. 27

Racing 4 p.m.

Features/B Main for Thunder Sportsman

Features/Heats for Four Cylinder

Complete program for Late Model/FWD/Open Wheel Modified

 11 a.m. Pit gates open

 1p.m. Registration/Transponder rental

 2 p.m. Grandstands open

 2:30 p.m. Drivers meeting

3 p.m. Practice

4 p.m. Late Model group qualifying (3 cars)sponsored by RG’S Westside Grill

 Four Cylinder Heats

FWD group qualifying (3 cars) sponsored by The Great Outdoors Thunder Sportsman B-Main

Late Model heats

Four Cylinder Heats

Open Wheel Modified Heats

FWD Heats

 Thunder Sportsman Feature 25 laps

Four Cylinder Feature 25 laps

 Late Model Feature 30 laps

 FWD Feature

8:30 p.m. Open Wheel Modified Feature 40 laps

(Schedule may be adjusted due to time restraints)

Top eight cars from qualifying will be locked in for the feature events.

Five (5) cars will transfer to the feature from each heat race.

Four (4) cars will transfer to the feature from each B main. Cars not in attendance for qualifying/heat races may start in the rear of the B mains.

22 cars will start all feature events (exception owm) The only provisional for the KOC will be the winners from the KOC qualifying night Aug. 9 (OWM provisional is for Sunday only.