Southern Nationals Bonus
Series Opens Fifth Season March 16th at Tri-County Race Track
11, 2018) The 2018 campaign for the Schaeffer’s
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels
and Tennessee RV will be in full force starting with the first
points race on Friday March 16th at Ray Cook’s Tri-County
Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. during the Annual Spring Championships.
The series will then visit Toccoa (Ga.) Raceway on Saturday March
17th as part of the opening double-header weekend.
On Friday March 16th at Tri-County Race Track the Schaeffer’s
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series will make the first of three
season visits racing 40 laps in the main event for $3,000-to-win
and $300-to-start. In addition, the Todd Padgett-promoted United
CC Modified Lite Series will also make their first-ever appearance
while the Limited Late Models and Crate Late Models will race
together for $700-to-win with a $200 bonus to the highest finishing
LLM or CLM that doesn’t win. The Pony class will race for
$300-to-win while the Front Wheel Drive Class will also be in
action. The 602 Beginner and the Modified Hobby Class will also
run together on this night racing for $400-to-win.
On Friday March 16th the pit & grandstand gates open at 5:00
pm with the Driver’s Meeting slated for 6:45 pm and racing
to begin at around 7:00 pm. Adult General Admission is $18.00
with children ages 11-16 admitted for $10.00 while children ten
and under are free. Adult Pit Passes are $35.00 while children
ages 11-16 admitted for $15.00 while children ten and under are
The tire rule for the Tri-County Race Track SNBS event is as follows:
Hoosier 1300, 1350 and 1600 along with the American Racer 44,
48 and 56 compounds. The Hoosier 1600 and American Racer 56 is
a right-rear option. The entry fee is $100 plus a transponder
rental if needed.
Tri-County March 16th Purse: 1) $3,000, 2) $1,500, 3) $1,200,
4) $1,000, 5) $800, 6) $700, 7) $600, 8) $475, 9) $450, 10) $425,
11) $400, 12) $375, 13) $350, 14) $325, 15) $300, 16) $300, 17)
$300, 18) $300, 19) $300, 20) $300, 21) $300, 22) $300.
Further information on the Tri-County Race Track can be obtained
by calling the track Hotline at (828) 837-3815 or Ray Cook (@RayCook53)
at (828) 360-5353 or log on to www.TriCountyRaceTrack.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 .