Gobbler/Joe Lee Johnson
Memorial Set for Boyd’s Speedway November 16-17
10, 2018) The Schaeffer’s Oil Southern
Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee
RV will conclude the 2018 racing campaign will the tour’s
annual season-ending visit to Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold,
GA for The Gobbler/Joe Lee Johnson Memorial event, paying $5,000
to win on Friday November 16 and Saturday November 17. In addition,
the Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series will also be
in action in a non-point paying event, with the winner earning $1,200
for their efforts.
The Friday November 16 portion of The Gobbler/Joe Lee Johnson Memorial
will see open practice take place throughout the evening for the
Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series Super Late
Models and Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series competitors,
along with practice for the Crate Late Models, and Sportsman Late
Models. There will also be racing action on Friday November 16 that
will feature the Hobby division racing for $500 to win, Street Stocks
racing for $300 to win, Hot Shots racing for $300 to win, and the
Driver Development division racing for $200 to win. There will be
no entry fees in any of these divisions, but a fifteen-car minimum
in each division is required to keep the purse amounts in each division.
On Friday November 16, the drivers meeting will take place at 7:00
p.m., followed immediately by hot laps.
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Colton Jackson, Derek
Franks, & William Blankship Win at Boyd's
2018) A big
racing program took place tonight at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold,
Georgia featuring a Demolition Derby and another Sportsman special.
For the second weekend in a row, Colton Jackson scored the victory
in a special event for the Sportsman division. Colton beat Danny
Whitten, Justin Cameron, Logan Walston, and Kyle Clifton to the
finish line. Other winners on the evening included Derek Franks
in the Hobby class and William Blankship in the Driver Development
class. | results
Colton Jackson Takes
$1,500 Sportsman Victory in Halloween Hoot!
Speedway held the inaugural Halloween Hoot tonight and a $1,500
payday was on the line for the Sportsman division. After posting
the quickest lap in qualifying and scoring a win in his heat race,
Colton Jackson drove his #4j machine to victory lane at the Ringgold,
Georgia facility. Dryer Brandley, John Ownbey, Booger Brooks, and
Brandon Stanfield followed Jackson to the checkered flag in the
Sportsman special. | results
Ethan Hunter Scores
$1,500 Win in Georgia Hall of Fame Crate Special!
Hunter emerged victorious in tonight's Georgia Hall of Fame Crate
Late Model Showdown at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia! Ethan
timed in second quickest during qualifying prior to scoring a win
in his heat race. After starting the A-Main from the outside of
the front row, Ethan drove to the $1,500 triumph ahead of Jake Knowles,
Jason Deal, Jadon Frame, and Brian Prittchard!
John Ownbey Emerges Victorious for
$1,500 Limited LM Win!
Ownbey claimed the victory tonight in our Limited Late Model special
over Justin Litchford, Ryan Tims, Dan Tipton, and Bobby Giffin to
pocket the $1,500 winner's share! Other winners on the night included
Ethan Hunter (Crate Late Model), Jake Green (Sportsman), Marcus
Thompson (Hot Shots), Delbert Haynes (Hobby), and Halley Adams (Driver
Development). | results
Johnny Cloer Takes $1,500 Win in
2018) We want
to thank EVERYONE who came out to Boyd's Speedway tonight with over
85 cars and lots of fans - it was some amazing racing! Thank you
very much from all of us here at Boyd's! We will not be practicing
this Tuesday, nor will we be racing this coming weekend, or the
weekend of October 6th. We will be back wide open with the Powder
Puff Race on October 13th WITH a $1,500 to win Steelhead / Limited
race! More details on that show in the days to come. Don't forget
it's "PINK OUT" for the Powder Puff Race to bring awareness
to Breast Cancer!!! | results
Ronnie Johnson Victorious in Katie
Memorial Race at Boyd's!
2018) The Katie
Memorial Race was an awesome race with an All Capital Race Car front
row, Jason Deal and Ronnie Johnson, making up the front row, at
the drop of the green it was RJ out front, but Jason Deal right
on his deck, lap after lap, The real battle was for second with
2 in a row winner Ethan Hunter throwing everything but the kitchen
sink at Jason Deal, but the Copperhill Tenn driver was not phased
as he zeroed in on the 85 of Johnson, but even lapped traffic could
not slow Johnson down and at the Checkered it was Ronnie Johnson
for the win followed by Jason Deal and Ethan Hunter the top 3. |
Page Wires Field for Chevy Series
Victory at Boyd's Speedway!
31, 2018) Leading
every lap, polesitter Michael Page of Douglasville, Georgia, picked
up a Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series victory tonight
at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia! Page pulled away from Jake
Knowles following a late caution to win by 1.833 seconds. The victory
at the Chattanooga-area facility was worth $3,000. Jake Knowles
finished second while series points leader Ronnie Johnson also landed
on the podium. Other winners on the evening included Ethan Hunter
(Crate Late Model), Colton Jackson (Sportsman), Derek Franks (Hobby),
Lamar Hughes (Street Stocks), and Mark Ramsey (Driver Development).
Ronnie Johnson Back in Victory Lane
at Boyd's Speedway!
25, 2018) Action
heated back up tonight at Boyd's Speedway with a full racing program
plus the introduction of the new Driver Development division. Racing
legend Ronnie Johnson thrilled his local fans by picking up the
win in the Limited Late Model class, while Ethan Hunter visited
victory lane in his Crate Late Model. Booger Brooks (Sportsman),
Dakota Brady (Hot Shots), Derek Franks (Hobby), Lamar Hughes (Street
Stocks), and Hayden Swaney (Driver Development) also claimed wins
at the Ringgold, Georgia facility tonight! |
Boyd's Speedway RAINED OUT During
STINKS! We hate that the rain won tonight, but bring your tickets
next week for $5.00 off next week's grandstand admission. For the
classes that didn't get to run features tonight, next week we will
make it up to you. We are working on the details now and will post
soon as we can. Thanks to all of you for coming out to Boyd's Speedway
here for Lineups/Results from tonight's racing action.
Booger Brooks Cashes $1,500 Red Clay
Summer Sizzler Victory!!
11, 2018) The
Red Clay Summer Sizzler for the Red Clay 602 Series took center
stage at Boyd's Speedway tonight and Booger Brooks walked away as
the $1,500 winner! Other drivers that reached victory lane included
Kevin Gibson (Limited Late Model), Bryan Pritchard (Crate Late Model),
James Burkhart (Hobby), Johnny Hughes (Street Stock), & EJ Bailey
(Hot Shot). We were overwhelmed by the crowd and fans tonight who
came out to the track - all of us here at Boyd’s Speedway
want to thank each and every one of you for support! |
Jason Jones and Timmy Ponders Take
Over at Boyd's Speedway
(August 1, 2018)
Breaking News! Effective immediately: Jason
Jones and Timmy Ponders have teamed up and are taking over Boyd’s
Speedway - in order to give the fans and racers alike what they
want, Weekly Racing! We also want to thank Kathie Coulter for all
her hard work this year and wish her the best of luck moving forward
in her career... So, as Kathie steps aside as promoter, Timmy and
Jason will step up and take over operations of the race track.
We understand that there are going to be questions and lots of
them and we will do our best to try to answer each of them, but
for right now give us a little time to get situated and we will
be releasing more details as we work them out. This is what racers
and fans alike have been asking for for a long time, so now is the
time to step up and support this track, as we step out on a new
Due to the huge task of getting things switched over and getting
all key people in place, we have decided to not race this weekend
BUT we will be having an open practice Tuesday of next week. We
are also working on getting the Powder Puff race rescheduled for
a later date. Thank you for your patience.
As we said, we will be releasing more details in the coming days,
as we work through them, but we can tell you this - classes will
stay the same and rules will stay the same for the remainder of
the year. We hope we can count on your support as we shift gears
and race into 2019!
Vic Hill Wins in “THRILLing”
Fashion at Boyd’s Speedway!!
24, 2018) Vic
Hill narrowly edged out Dale McDowell at the finish by .058 seconds
to score his seventh career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals
Series by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV on Tuesday Night at
Boyd’s Speedway. (McLeod Media Services
Hill drove the Orthopedic Center of Western Kentucky, Landair Transport
and Pilot Travel Centers-sponsored Vic Hill Racing Engine-powered
Longhorn Chassis to the $3,500 payday and career win number seven
on the tour.
Vic Hill would lead start-to-finish in the 35-lapper at Boyd’s
Speedway. He would be challenged towards the end of the race by
outside polesitter Randy Weaver and challenged again from Dale McDowell
on the final lap but Hill narrowly would hold on for the win at
the line over fourth-starting McDowell, Weaver, eight-starting John
Ownbey and 14th starting Donald McIntosh who finished fifth. |
To First Career Durrence Layne Late Model Win!!!
30, 2018) Cruz
Skinner of Oxford, AL drove the Skinner Body Shop Rocket to his
first career Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series win
Saturday night in the 50-lap Salute To America main event at Boyd’s
Speedway. The 16-year-old driver with five years of Late Model experience
put it all together to outrun his mentor in his formative years
as a race car driver.
Three-time Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National
Champion Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN made one of his well-known
late-race charges, but he couldn’t catch his student. By the
time Johnson got to the second spot on lap 40, Skinner had a full
straightaway lead. Johnson made up half the distance, but had to
settle for second in the Josh Roberts Trucking Special. |
Fan Appreciation Night
at Boyd's Sees Six Different Winners!
12, 2018) Racing action at Boyd's Speedway
was hot and heavy tonight, as six racing divisions thrilled the
fans in attendance at the Ringgold, Georgia facility during Fan
Appreciation Night. These six drivers reached victory lane: Tod
Hernandez (Limited Late Model), Jake Knowles (Crate Late Model),
Booger Brooks (Sportsman), Derek Franks (Hobby), Scott Dial (Street
Stock), and Nathan Adams (Hot Shot). Our next scheduled show will
be on Friday, May 25 featuring a visit by the Schaeffer's Oil Spring
Nationals Series paying $4,000 to the winner for the ground-pounding
Super Late Models! | results
Ronnie Johnson Bags
Limited Late Model Clash Win at Boyd's!
21, 2018) Local
racing legend Ronnie Johnson made it back-to-back wins at Boyd's
Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia by capturing the victory earlier tonight
in the Limited Late Model Clash presented by Southern Fluid Power.
The popular driver hailed as the "The Chattanooga Flash"
beat John Ownbey, Ethan Hunter, Zach Pilcher, and Justin Litchford
to the checkered flag in the 30-lap headliner to claim the triumph
in the Limited Late Model division special. Other winners on the
evening were Ethan Hunter (Crate Late Model), Justin Winters (Sportsman),
James Burkhart (Hobby), Kendall Staggs (Street Stock), and Shannon
Hollifield (Hot Shots). | results
Johnson Wows Hometown
Crowd With Chevy Super Series Boyd's Sweep
13, 2018) Ronnie
Johnson of Chattanooga, TN swept the Chevrolet Performance Super
Late Model Series 2018 season opener on Friday night at Boyd’s
Speedway driving the Josh Roberts Trucking Special. The two-time
Chevy Super Series National Champion and National Dirt Late Model
Hall of Fame Inductee swept the program from the time he unloaded
from the hauler. (Thomas
Johnson started off the evening by setting Fast Time honors and
pocketing $300 in Knowles Race Parts and Bodies/Goss Body Shop Qualifying.
“The Chattanooga Flash” toured the historic clay surface
at Boyd’s Speedway in 15.178 seconds to earn the pole position
for the 40-lap main event. |
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Last Lap Pass Lifts
Earl Pearson, Jr. in Boyd's Speedway Thriller!
23, 2018) In
a battle between two former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National
Champions, Earl Pearson Jr. passed Scott Bloomquist on the final
lap to win "The Shamrock" on Friday night at Boyd's Speedway.
Pearson started sixth, kept a steady pace for most of the race,
and then passed four cars in the final three laps to gain the victory.
The win marks his first for the newly formed Black Diamond Race
Team and Ronnie Stuckey. (Heath
The polesitter, Chris Madden, led the first 25 laps until Bloomquist
forged ahead on lap 26. The entire 50 lap feature was run under
green flag conditions, with no caution flags. Bloomquist looked
to be in control of the race, looking for his first series win of
the season. Stretching his lead out over the field, Bloomquist easily
worked lapped cars, but Pearson had other ideas as the four-time
series champ readied himself before his last lap charge. |
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support class results
John Ownbey Victorious
in Cabin Fever to Pocket $3,000 Payday
3, 2018) In
the rain-postponed 10th Annual 'Cabin Fever' held earlier today
at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia, John Ownbey led from flag-to-flag
in the Super Late Model feature event to score the $3,000 top prize
over Cory Hedgecock, Michael Page, Riley Hickman, and Jimmy Elliott.
Local favorite Ronnie Johnson came out on top of the Crate Late
Model main event to pocket the $1,500 payday over 44 other entrants.
In all, more than 150 race cars were on the grounds for the 2018
season opening event. Other winners today included Scotty Hogan
(Sportsman), Derek Franks (Hobby), Booger Brooks (Street Stock),
John Pitts (Mod Lites), and Joe Cross (Hot Shots). |