Southern Nationals Bonus
Series to Sanction Southeastern Classic March 10th at Dixie Speedway
(February 7, 2018) Officials with the Schaeffer’s
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels
and Tennessee RV have announced that the season-opening event
will now take place at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga. on Saturday
March 10th paying $5,053-to-win during the annual Southeastern
This historical event will mark the first race of the 2018 season
for the track and tour but will also mark the first event with
the new “Droop Rule” the series introduced in December
of 2017. This will also be a non-points event. The tire rule will
be Hoosier 1350 and 1600 along with the American Racer 48 and
Promoter Ray Cook made a video in mid-December that was publicized
on the series website, DirtonDirt.com, and various media outlets.
This video goes over complete details of the new safety rule.
Here is a direct link to the video: https://youtu.be/7xAduiR4mzU
Series Promoter Ray Cook thanked Dixie Speedway for their support
of the new safety rules that go into effect for this season. “I
appreciate Dixie Speedway giving our rules a chance. This will
give all our competitors an opportunity to get valuable laps under
the new rules without it affecting their points for any of the
three tours,” said Cook.
“This is also an opportunity for all of the other series’
and track promoters in our region to come and see how simple everything
is going to be with the tech. process. I look forward to working
with the officials at Dixie Speedway for this race. I feel Dixie
Speedway and the Swims Family have always been a leader in our
sport for the last 48 years of racing,” Cook went on to
The track will host a practice on Saturday February 24th from
7:00 pm until 10:00 pm.
On Saturday March 10th, the Southeastern Classic also features
a full racing program for all divisions plus the 50-lap $5,053-to-win
Super Late Model main event, The pit gates will open at 4:00 pm,
the grandstands open at 5:00 pm and the driver’s meeting
will be at 6:00 pm with hot laps and racing to follow. Adult general
admission is $20.00 while Adult Trackside tickets are $25.00 and
Adult Pit Passes are $35.00.
Dixie Speedway is located at 150 Dixie Drive in Woodstock, GA.
Further information can be obtained by calling (770) 926-5315
or visit www.DixieSpeedway.com .
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
at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com .
Southeastern Classic Payoff (50 Laps): 1) $5,053, 2) $2,500,
3) $1,600, 4) $1,200, 5) $900, 6) $700, 7) $675, 8) $650, 9) $625,
10) $600, 11) $580, 12) $560, 13) $540, 14) $520, 15) $500, 16)
$500, 17) $500, 18) $500, 19) $500, 20) $500, 21) $500, 22) $500.