TENNESSEE DOUBLE RACING WEEKEND FOR DURRENCE LAYNE DLMS

TENNESSEE DOUBLE RACING WEEKEND FOR DURRENCE LAYNE DLMS

               ADAIRSVILLE, GA – The Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series returns to action this Friday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN and this Saturday night at Duck River Raceway Park in Lewisburg, TN for Rounds 9 and 10 of the 2019 season.  The top drivers from six different states are expected for this Tennessee double racing weekend.

 

The series returns to Smoky Mountain  Speedway for a $2,000-to-win $200-to-start race on Friday night, and then visits Duck River Raceway Park on Saturday night for a $2,500-to-win $250-to-start race.

 

The complete payout for Friday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway is as follows:  1. $2,000; 2. $1,000; 3. $700; 4. $550; 5. $500; 6. $425; 7. $375; 8. $350; 9. $325; 10. $300; 11. $275; 12. $250; 13. $225; 14-24. $200.

 

The complete payout for Saturday night at Duck River Raceway Park is as follows:  1. $2,500; 2. $1,250; 3. $850; 4. $700; 5. $650; 6. $550; 7. $500; 8. $450; 9. $400; 10. $375; 11. $350; 12. $300; 13. $280; 14. $250; 15-24. $250.

 

The Friday night race will mark the second visit of the season for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series to Smoky Mountain Speedway.  Two-time series National Champion Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, TN took the win at the historic track on June 29.  The series will make its first visit to Duck River Raceway Park since 2007 on Saturday night. 

 

Jake Knowles of Rome, GA is the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series point leader going into the Tennessee double racing weekend.  Knowles has 746 points after two wins, six top five finishes, and eight top ten finishes in eight races.  Knowles has a 38-point lead in the standings over second-place.

 

Cruz Skinner of Oxford, AL is second in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National standings with 708 points.  The 17-year-old 2013 VP Racing Fuels Young Gun Challenge Series Champion is fresh off his first series win of the season on July 6 at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA to go with five top five finishes and seven top ten finishes in eight starts.

 

Skinner also leads the Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year point standings after the first eight races of the 2019 season.  Skinner has a 62-point and 64-point advantage over the next two drivers in the standings, known as the Hohenwald Gang.

 

Hohenwald, TN drivers Oakley Johns and Tyler Wood are third and fourth respectively in the point standings.  Johns has 646 points after two top five finishes and four top ten finishes in eight starts, and Wood has five top ten finishes in eight races. 

 

Wil Herrington of Hawkinsville, GA is fifth with 640 points after one win, four top five finishes and six top ten finishes in seven stars.  Herrington is also second in the Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year point standings. 

 

T.J. Brittain of Centre, AL is sixth in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National standings with 626 points.  Brittain has one top five finish and four top ten finishes in eight races this season.

 

Jake Rainey of Hiram, GA is seventh in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series standings with 620 points.  Rainey has one top five finish and three top ten finishes in eight starts.  The 15-year-old driver is also third in the VP Racing Fuels Young Guns Challenge Series points and the Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year standings.

 

Marcus Minga of Shannon, MS is eighth in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series standings with 598 points after one top five finish in eight starts.  Donald Johns of Summertown, TN is ninth with 378 points, and Jadon Frame of Decherd, TN rounds out the top ten with 362 points.

 

Among the other top competitors expected this weekend are two-time series winner this season John Ownbey of Cleveland, TN, Corey Dunn of Milledgeville, GA, Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, TN, Brandon Williams of Crossville, TN, Christian Hanger of Winchester, TN, Eli Beets of Knoxville, TN, Jensen Ford of Piney Flats, TN, and Greg Martin of Oliver Springs, TN.

 

On Friday at Smoky Mountain Speedway, the pit gate opens at 4 p.m. with Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Pre-Race Registration and Technical Inspection from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  The Drivers Meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. with Hot Laps scheduled for 7 p.m. and racing to follow.

 

Smoky Mountain Speedway is south of Maryville, TN off U.S. Highway 411 at 809 Brick Mill Road in Maryville, TN  37801.  For more information call 865-856-8989 or visit the track web site at www.smokymountainspeedway.com.  You can also Like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SmokyMtnSpeed/ or Follow them on Twitter @smokymtnspeed.

 

On Saturday at Duck River Raceway Park, the pit gate opens at 4 p.m. with Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Pre-Race Registration and Technical Inspection from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.  The Drivers Meeting is set for 6:15 p.m. with Hot Laps scheduled for 7 p.m. and racing to follow.

 

Duck River Raceway Park is located at 1100 Haskins Chapel Road, Lewisburg, TN  37091.  For more information call 731-685-1009, or visit the track web site at www.duckriverracewaypark.com.  You can also Like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Duck-River-Raceway-Park-LLC-151654161563033/.

 

For more information and rules about the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series, visit the series web site at www.durrencelayneracing.com, or visit the series on Facebook at Durrence Layne Racing.  You can follow us on Twitter @DurrenceLayneRacing.

 

 

Durrence Layne Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Claxton, GA is the Title Sponsor of the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Models and the Pacesetter Award Sponsor at Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series events.  Durrence Layne Chevrolet, Buick, GMC is one of the nation’s top GM Powertrain and Performance Dealers, with free delivery anywhere in the Southeast.  Chevrolet Performance Parts is an Official Sponsor of the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Models.  Hoosier Racing Tire is the Official Tire Sponsor of the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Models.  VP Racing Fuels and Lubricants is the Official Race Fuel and Lubricant of the Durrence Layne Late Models, sponsor of the VP Lubricants Starting Box, and the VP Lubricants Slick Move of the Race Award at Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series events.  Knowles Race Parts and Bodies is the Official Parts Supplier for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Models and the Hard Charger Award Sponsor at National Touring events.  Boyd Bilt Fabrication is the Fast Qualifier Sponsor at Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series events.  Keyser Manufacturing is the Hard Luck Award Sponsor at Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series events.  Cruise With The Champions is the Rookie of the Year Sponsors of the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  KRC Power Steering is a Heat Race Sponsor for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  David Smith Carburetors is the Official Carburetor of Durrence Layne Racing.  Fullmoon Graphics is the Official Wrap, Banner, and Sign Company of Durrence Layne Racing.  2019 Chassis Sponsors are Warrior Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, GRT Race Cars, and CVR Race Cars.