|Posted by: olddog on March 21, 2019 at 4:08am|
ROUND TWO FOR PRA TOURS SET FOR SOUTHERN NATIONAL MARCH 23RD
Southern Modified Racing Series Headlines Six Race Card
602 Tours, South East Limited’s and Carolina Vintage Mini Stocks on Tap
(Sophia, NC): Round two for the PRA Tours is set for this Saturday, March 23rd at Southern National Motorsports Park in Lucama, NC.
Headlining the six-event card is a 75 lapper for the ground pounding, 600 horsepower Modifieds of the Southern Modified Racing Series. Defending and two-time SMRS Champion, Jeremy Gerstner, from Wesley’s Chapel, Florida heads the entry list for the Modifieds in his Shady Grady Racing Modified. Also expected is Tim Brown in the Jerry Hunt SuperCenter #83 along with Burt Myers in the CitruSafe Racing #1. John Smith, runner-up in the season opener for the series, Tom Buzze, Jr., Bobby Measmer, Jr., Trey Hutchens, Chris Finocchario and others are expected for the sprint race on the 17 degree banks of the speedway.
The 602 Super Limited’s go at it for 60 laps Saturday with Austin Harris, winner last week at Caraway Speedway, heading the list of entries. Also expected are Chase Robertson, Carson Ware, Matt Henley, Cory Rose and others.
The 602 Modifieds are headlined by Caraway winner, Dean Lowder. Kevin Orlando, defending series Champion, Robbie Brewer and several more are expected for the 35 lap feature.
Other divisions featured Saturday include the South East Limited Late Models. Both the Pro and Challenger divisions will be on hand with the Pro’s running 75 laps and the “Challenger’s” taking to the high-banks for 30 laps. A strong field of Carolina Vintage Mini Stocks going for 50 laps rounds out the PRA Tours Night at the Races.
Grandstands open at 3:00 PM and qualifying starts at 5:00 PM. Pre-race activities get under way at 5:45 with Precision Pole Awards followed by the invocation and the National Anthem. Racing gets under way at 6:00 PM.
Admission is only $20.00 for adults. Youth ages 7 – 14 are $5.00 and kids 6 and under are free.
Southern National Motorsports Park is located at 8071 Newsome Mill Road in Lucama, NC 27851. For more information on this event go to www.pratours.com or call the speedway at 919-284-1114.