CONGRATSS Dallas Brooks # 45 Winning the Heavy Metal Monster B-Hobby Mid Season Championship - Mike Tinker, Bryan Pritchard, Koty Campbell and Booger Brooks were also winners 8/16... NEXT SATURDAY 8/23/2014 -MEDIA CHALLENGE GRAN PRIX Race #1 for Radio Personalities + ALL CLASSES (Late Models, Crate's, A & B-Hobby + Mini's......

 

 

 

CHATTANOOGA MEDIA GRAN PRIX: RADIO & TV.... 8/23


This Saturday night local radio and television personalities will be racing for ultimate bragging rights as Boyd's SpeedThis Saturday night local radio and television personalities will be racing for ultimate bragging rights as Boyd's Speedway presents race #1 of the Chattanooga Media Gran Prix. On-Air talent from Clear Channel's WUSY US101 & Rock105, Cumulus' WGOW Talk Radio 102.3FM and WDSI's Fox 61 will all be taking part in a special race with full scale professional Dirt Crate Late Model racecars. Former Late Model National Champion Dale McDowell will be teaching the disc jockey's and show hosts all the necessary details of piloting a, over 2,000 lb. dirt racecar this week during a special driving school segment for the media members and their crew. "This will be the first of many media races we have planned for this season" states owner David Duplissey who came up with the idea to involve non-racing professionals, and give them a first-hand glimpse of what goes on at Boyd's Speedway, other than just folks watching racing for the comfort of their own seats. Six identically prepared racecars will be on the track Saturday, along with a Full Regular Racing Program of Late Models, Crate LM's, A&B-Hobby and Mini's. One media winner will advance to the finals to challenge others for the Chattanooga Media Gran Prix Title. Other members of various media organizations will have the opportunity to represent their stations and groups later this year during rounds 2-4. Racing gets underway Saturday at Boyd's at 7PM. Fans can visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net for more information.

BROOKS TAKES B-HOBBY MID-SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP

Chattanooga, TN (8/16/2014) --- Saturday night the
B-Hobby "Heavy Metal Monsters of the Midway" battled it out for the 2014 Mid Season Championship at Boyd's Speedway. It was all Dallas Brooks as the Chattanooga, native kept his # 45 "Stonecipher Drywall , Sexton's Concrete, Queen Construction, Gilbert Construction , Brooks Race Engines, Whitmire Construction, Stoneciper drywall, Wraps by Outlaw , The Photoman" sponsored racecar ahead of all challengers in the 20 lap, $300 to-WIN "A" Main Feature race. The Hughes boys from Graysville, gave Brooks a battle as both Eric and Lamar took their best shots at passing Brooks for the lead. Eric finished second with Jeff Irvin earning a third place finish after starting sixth. The "Lawman" Mike Tinker (#T22) of Ringgold, GA driving his "Madaris Siding & Windows, Tinker's Garage, C&T Automotive, Fort Lake Taning" sponsored Warrior racecar held off Riley Hickman and a hard chargin Tod Hernandez in the Late Model - 30 lap feature. Twenty cars were on hand for the nights action. In the Crate Late Model division Bryan Pritchard (#3) of Harrison, TN outraced Fast Qualifier Craig Burrows in the 25 lap feature event. Pritchard, a mild mannered Hamilton Co. School Bus Driver by day qualified his "Georg Shaw Racing, Ron's Car Wash, Steven Hogan Fabrication, Spangler Sheet Metal, Sweet Beginnings 4-D Ultra Sound" sponsored MasterSbilt sixth over the 15-entrants, but got advanced to the "Cat-Birds" Seat (outside pole) by virtue of the re-draw of the Top 6 fastest. BP lead all 25 laps despite Burrows constant efforts. Booger Brooks won yet another A-Hobby feature as did "KC" Koty Campbell in the Mini's. Next Saturday night 8/23 Late Models and Crate LM's and ALL classes will race as local Chattanooga Media / Radio Personalities square off in a special Gran Prix event designed to give some first hand on-track experience to on-air disc jockeys. The Chattanooga Media Gran Prix will see six identically prepared Dale McDowell Crate LM racecars race after the participants go thru McDowells Driving School earlier in the week. Stations On-Air DJ's and Show Host from US101, Rock105, KZ-106, Talk Radio WGOW and ESPN Chattanooga are going to be battling it out for ultimate radio bragging rights Local TV station news/media specialists get in on the racing action in October..More details including full rundowns of all classes will be available later.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND KICKOFF:
FRIDAY 8/29 SLM's $3,000 to-WIN + SPECIAL CRATE LM RACE

NATIONAL BOILER SERVICE 50 SLM MOTOR RULES.... Friday 8/29
Steelhead Motor: 2250lbs w/ 12" Spoiler
525 Motor: 2250lbs w/ 12" Spoiler (100lbs must be on Front of Motor Plate)
525 Motor: 2250lbs w/ 8" Spoiler
Spec Motor: 2300lbs w/ 10" Spoiler
Open Motor: 2350 w/ 8" Spoiler


Boyd's Speedway along with
Alabama and Tennessee dirt tracks (Fort Payne Motor Speedway and Duck River Raceway Park) have banded together for the first time to offer a "Labor Day Triple Crown" mini series of events for Super Late Models. The three tracks will each host a $3,000 to-WIN / $300 to-Start SLM race to wrap up the month of August. Each track will collect the same $100 entry fee from SLM racers in attendance and have available full 24-car fields to start the 50 lap races. Tow money of $50 will be offered to any competitor attempting to make the race thru a B-Main, that fails to transfer into the night's feature. Failure to attempt to start the SLM feature forfeits a driver from any/all guaranteed start money. Each track will govern their own SLM rules and qualifying format procedures. Only racers that compete in all three events will be eligible for the $2,000 points fund, payable at the conclusion of the weekend. Boyd's Speedway will kick off the 3-day extravaganza with the National Boiler Service 50 Friday night August 29th. The tire rule for the Boyd's Speedway event is Open Front Tires and Any Hoosier 1600 or AR 56 on Both Rear Tires. The meat in the Labor Day sandwich is the Complete Cash 50 Saturday, August 30th at Fort Payne Motor Speedway, while the finale the Sam Pugh Extravaganza is hosted by Duck River Raceway Park on Sunday, August 31st. If one driver wins all three SLM races the points money will put a $10,000 payday in their pocket. In the event of a points tie in any of the Top 5 points positions, the tie-breaker will be highest Top 5 finishes starting with number of runner-up finishes. But wait..... there's more. As a bonus now the Crate Late Models are getting in on the action. All three tracks decided to host three adjoining $1,000 to-WIN / 30 Lap Crate Late Model races. This event is being run in cooperation of all three track promoters/owners (Dale McDowell/David Duplissey, Marvin Ford and David Gentry/Bob Harris and is being produced by Steve Hixson. For more information visit each tracks web-site: www.BoydsSpeedway.net, www.FortPayneMotorSpeedway.com and/or www.DuckRiverRacewayPark.com or their respective Facebook pages.

 

RJ WINS BOYD's TOP GUN NIGHT.... 8/2

Chattanooga, TN (8/2/2014) --- Saturday night Dirt Track Hall of Famer and Two Time Dirt Track World Champion Ronnie Johnson returned to his home track in East Ridge and picked up the win in the Steel-head Late Model "Slaton & Smith Construction, DirtonDirt.com feature. RJ from Chattanooga pocketed the TOP GUN NIGHT payday at Boyds Speedway of $200, before going on to win the feature over Rick Hixson and Lil' John Ownbey worth an additional $1,000. Johnson wasn't racing his familiar #5 racecar, instead he piloted the Richard Austin's owned # A-19 "Austin Trucking, Tindell & Sons Carpet, KC Graphics, Vinson Racing Engines, Gene's Racing Parts" sponsored machine. In the Crate LM feature Villanow, Georgia's Jeff Smith took the victory. Jimmy Smith (no relation to Jeff) of Red Bank, TN won the B-Hobby and Booger Brooks of Chattanooga won the A-Hobby race. Birchwood's Koty Campbell won the Mini Stocks race. Boyd's Speedway see the Outlaw Winged Sprint Cars and Mini Sprints return for the next event on Friday night, August 8th. All Classes except the Pony's will see action with the LLM (Steelhead's) and the Crate being combined together for one feature race. Gates open at 4PM Friday with Racing at 7PM. Follow Boyd's Speedway on Facebook

 

FANS WITH NASCAR DRIVERS AUSTIN & TY DILLON

RONNIE BARNETT (The Photo Man) PHOTO's



BIGGEST CROWD EVER!!!

WEAVER TRI-FECTA OVER MADDEN RJ & AUSTIN DILLON

Chattanooga, TN (7/29/2014) — In what can only be described as the biggest crowd ever at Boyd'sSpeedway, the Schaeffer’s Oil: Southern Nationals Series presented by Old Man’s Garage was a huge success Tuesday night with NASCAR drivers Ty & Austin Dillon. With over 90 racecars, four divisions of competition and a packed general admssion grand stand area, racers from 9-states and 1-country (Australia) the night of action was jam pack as even four lucky fans received Rides of a Lifetime during a brief intermission. Crossville, Tennessee's Randy THE DREAM Weaver won in dominating fashion his third straight SLM event, picking up the nights $3,500 payday of 36-other top teams. In the local divisions, Red Bank's Jimmy Smith won the B-Hobby, Booger Brooks of Chattanooga win the A-Hobby and Harrison's Brian Pritchard won the time shortened Crate LM feature.

THOMAS HENDRICKSON PHOTO's


Randy Weaver
led flag-to-flag for the $3,500 victory, his sixth career and third on the tour this season on Tuesday Night at Boyd’s Speedway in front of a record crowd. Weaver came to victory lane while driving the Outlaws Race Parts, The Bailey Company, Precision One Trailer Parts and VP Fuels sponsored Cornett Engines Longhorn Chassis. Weaver took the jump on the start of the 35-lapper and took to the point with Austin Dillon, Chris Madden and Ronnie Johnson in tow.

An early battle for second spot between Dillon and Madden allowed Weaver to stretch out a commanding lead on the field of 23. By lap eight, Weaver would work his way around lapped traffic while battle was heating up between Dillon, Johnson and Madden. By lap 23, Johnson would work the low side of the track and take the third spot from Madden but with six laps to go, Madden pulled the slider on Johnson for second and held on to the end.

Two yellows slowed the field. On lap ten, Ty Dillon spun around in turn two. The final caution on lap 21 would wave as Dylan Ames slowed going into turn one. Weaver was all smiles in Victory Lane. “Gotta thank the Lord, he’s been way too good to me, I don’t deserve any of it, everything we do is for him, and I’ve not always been that way but I’m sure glad I’m that way now,” stated an emotional Weaver with his father alongside in victory lane for the third time this season.

“I gotta thank this crew, I’m telling you, Grant and Josh, probably two of the most underrated guys in the pits, and it don’t matter if it is in the Lucas (Series) pits or here, everybody is a good group of guys to race with, anytime you can run with (Ronnie) Johnson down here, that (Chris) Madden, I’m telling you he’s tough everywhere, I just can’t believe that were having this much success,” stated Weaver.

 

Weaver went on to thank his supporters. “I gotta thank all my sponsors, Ohlins Shocks, Hoosier Tire, that Ford-powered Cornett, that thing was so drive-able, but has horsepower when you need it, and Longhorn Chassis, that Kevin Rumley texted me before we hot lapped, to him it’s just like putting a puzzle together, to me I don’t understand it, but he tells us what to do and we do it, we go out and try to win races and luckily we’ve been doing that lately.”



Weaver’s win at Boyd’s Speedway Tuesday Night has been a culmination of victories with
various sanctions going back to the first win July 11th at Smoky Mountain Speedway during an Ultimate-sanctioned event to Tuesday where he picked up his sixth victory in a row. Weaver’s momentum has come along in recent weeks and attributes his father’s health as a big factor. “My dad is feeling better and gotta thank God for that, anytime he’s going good, and coming by the shop and kind of straightening us out when we’re doing it wrong, that makes a big difference,” chuckled Weaver.



Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, Tenn. was the highest finishing Steel Head Late Model in the field and received a $200 cash bonus for his third place finish and Riley Hickman of Cleveland, Tenn. received the Spec. Engine Bonus and $200 cash for that award finishing sixth in the main event.

 

Official Summary of Results
Round # 7 of Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series by Old Man’s Garage
Boyd’s Speedway-Chattanooga, TN/Ringgold, GA
Tuesday Night July 29, 2014

Official A-Main Finish:

1. Randy Weaver-Crossville, Tenn.
2. Chris Madden-Gray Court, S.C.
3. Ronnie Johnson-Chattanooga, Tenn.
4. Austin Dillon-Welcome, N.C.
5. Riley Hickman-Cleveland, Tenn.
6. Dane Dacus-Lakeland, Tenn.
7. Jason Croft-Woodstock, Ga.
8. Donald McIntosh-Dawsonville, Ga.
9. Billy Ogle Jr.-Knoxville, Tenn.
10. Austin Kirkpatrick-Ocala, Fla.
11. Austin Smith-Cedartown, Ga.
12. Vic Hill-Mosheim, Tenn.
13. Cory Hedgecock-Loudon, Tenn.
14. Skip Arp-Georgetown, Tenn.
15. Eric Jacobsen-Rio Del Mar, Cal.
16. Heath Hindman-Signal Mountain, Tenn.
17. Craig Vosbergen-Perth, Australia
18. Anthony Burroughs-Minden, La.
19. Brandon Kinzer-Allen, Ky.
20. Josh Adkins-Talladega, Ala.
21. Stacy Boles-Clinton, Tenn.
22. Dylan Ames-Harvest, Ala.
23. Ty Dillon-Welcome, N.C.

Time of Race: 14 minutes, 20 seconds
Margin of Victory: 03.729 seconds
Yellow Flags: Two (laps 10, 21)
Red Flags: None
Lap Leaders: Weaver (1-35)
Provisional Starters: Eric Jacobsen, Anthony Burroughs, Stacy Boles
Entries: 37 from nine states (TN, NC, SC, AL, LA, GA, KY, FL, CA), 1 (Australia)
Fastest Qualifier: Randy Weaver-14.758

DirtonDirt.com Dash for Cash Finish (4 laps): Randy Weaver, Austin Dillon, Ronnie Johnson, Chris Madden.

B-Main No. 1 Finish (10 laps, top-4 transfer): Cory Hedgecock, Billy Ogle Jr., Austin Smith, Josh Adkins, Andy Picklesimer, Derek Ellis, Bo Eaton, Matt Henderson, Ronnie Payne.

B-Main No. 2 Finish (10 laps, top 4 transfer): Dane Dacus, Vic Hill, Brandon Kinzer, Skip Arp, Aaron Ridley, Anthony Burroughs, Ethan Hunter, Ruben Mayfield.

B-Main No. 3 Finish (10 laps, top 4 transfer): Jason Croft, Riley Hickman, Austin Kirkpatrick, Ty Dillon, Eric Jacobsen, John Ownbey, David Payne, Jim Manka.

B-Main No. 4 Finish (10 laps, top 4 transfer): Dylan Ames, Donald McIntosh, Heath Hindman, Craig Vosbergen, Pierce McCarter, Jacob Grizzle, Brad Allen, Stacy Boles.

Series Championship Points (after July 29):

1. Chris Madden-1,341
2. Eric Jacobsen-1,302
3. Billy Ogle Jr.-1,281
4. Vic Hill-1,266
5. Donald McIntosh-1,258
6. Austin Smith-1,245
7. Craig Vosbergen-1,228
8. Stacy Boles-1,213
9. Anthony Burroughs-1,109
10. Tony Knowles-1,038

AR Bodies Rookie of the Year Points (after July 29):
1. Austin Smith-1,245
2. Craig Vosbergen-1,228
3. Pierce McCarter-877




 

 

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Robbie Mason & Jerry Coffman Bring Old Bosses to Victory Lane

Chattanooga, TN (7/12/14) --- Robbie Mason and Jerry Coffman neighbors separated by a few miles between Hixson and Soddy Daisy, Tennessee brought a pair of # 30’s to Victory Lane Saturday night at Boyd’s Speedway in part of the former owners Robert and Richard Harvey. The “Tennessee Roofing Contractors, S&H Erectors, New Salem Alignment” sponsored teams won the Steel-head Late Model feature and the special Crate Late Model Mid Season Championship race. Booger Brooks of Chattanooga won his second consecutive A-Hobby feature, while Eric Hughes of Cleveland took the B-Hobby feature. Birchwood’s Koty Campbell won again in the Pony class. Next Friday night (7/18) the U.S.C.S Outlaw Sprint Cars come for their one and only yearly visit to Boyd’s Speedway with their high-flyin, wheelie poppin’, alcohol burning action. Crate LM’s, A & B-Hobby will also be in action Friday. Gates open at 5PM EST and racing begins at 7PM. (see results page)

 

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