SOUTHEAST SUPER STOCKS TO HEADLINE SATURDAY'S RACE - **RULE UPDATE**
5/24: ** RULE UPDATE FOR SESS COMPETITORS - FOR THIS RACE ONLY, THERE IS NO SWAY BAR RULE IN EFFECT**
It was announced today that there would be a change in this weekend's racing schedule with Southeast Super Stocks tour headlining Saturday's activities.
The Southeast Super Stocks race will be a 50-lap event with $750 going to the winner as well as a $200 gift certificate for a re-skinned body package compliments of Mike Pressley Racing Parts.
Elsewhere on the schedule the Street Stocks return to action in a 50-lap race with $1,000 to win, and if last week's winner, Marvin Green, Jr. can pilot his #15 car back to victory lane, he'll earn himself an additional $500 bonus. Also the Pure 4 division will be racing, with a $250 bonus on the line if Keith Helton can win his second race in a row. Also in action will be Pure Stocks, Mini Cups and Rookie Pure 4's.
The track has also moved its start time up to 7:30pm.
IMPORTANT DRIVER NOTES:
SESS TIRES - SESS racers may bring their own tires to the race track, or you have the option of purchasing two new tires at the speedway.
The tires you bring cannot punch 1 point under what a new F45 punches.
PURE 4 - There will not be heat race for Pure 4 this weekend and instead they will qualify and then have a field inversion.
TAYLOR COFFMAN TAKES THE WIN AT NEWPORT SEASON OPENER
5/17 - Taylor Coffman drove his white and blue #30 Chevrolet to victory this Saturday in the first Late Model event of the season. In Addition, Marvin Green, Jr. took the checkers in Street Stocks while Keith Helton won the first Pure-4 race of the year.
With their victories this past Saturday, Marvin Green and Keith Helton are now eligible for a $500 and $250 bonus if they are able to repeat their success in their respective divisions at the next scheduled race on May 28th.
TRACK RENTAL NOW AVAILABLE
1/17/16 -Starting January 23rd, Newport Speedway will be available for rent to parties interested in pre-season testing. Rates are $100 for the first hour and $75 for each additional hour. Interested parties should contact Andy Hyde at 828.216.8490