NeSMITH PERFORMANCE PARTS STREET STOCK DIVISION WEEK 3 PREVIEW

pateVLtst040216CARTERSVILLE, GA – Week 3 in the 2016 NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division season has 16 races at 15 different tracks in eight different states on the schedule of events. There will be four races on Friday night and a dozen events scheduled for Saturday night. Five tracks will be hosting their NeSmith Street Stock season opener, and three tracks will have their first ever sanctioned race.

Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, TX will present its first-ever NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division race on Friday night. Also in action with Week 3 events on Friday night will be Hattiesburg Speedway in Hattiesburg, MS, Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, MS, and NEA Speedway in Harrisburg, AR.

Needmore Speedway in Norman Park, GA will also host its first-ever NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division race on Saturday night paying $1,000-to-win. Camden Speedway in Camden, TN will also have its first ever NeSmith Street Stock race on Saturday night. Flomaton Speedway in Flomaton, AL and Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS will have their NeSmith Street Stock season openers on Saturday night.

Also in action on Saturday night with NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division Week 3 races will be Bronco Raceway Park in Cleveland, TX, Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, TX, LA 36 Speedway in Lacombe, LA, Northwest Florida Speedway in Baker, FL, Southern Raceway in Milton, FL, Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL, and Thunderhill Raceway Park in Summertown, TN.

Jackson Motor Speedway will host its second NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division Week 3 race on Saturday night. Jackson Motor Speedway will be paying bonus money if a driver can win both the Friday night and Saturday night races.

One track left off a car in their Week 2 results, but it was an important one, as it raised their car count from seven cars and a 40-point win, to eight cars and a 50-point win. That has reshuffled the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division point standings in the Top 10.

There is now a tie for the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division point lead between Newell Didone Jr. of Kentwood, LA and Jason Jarrell of Hattiesburg, MS at 88 points apiece. Blake Ewing of Lacombe, LA is third with 84 points. Stephen Joyce Jr. of Dayton, TX and Anthony Kates of Hattiesburg, MS are tied for fourth with 80 points apiece.

Cleveland, TX drivers Adam Bartels and Josh Chevalier are tied for the sixth spot in the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division National standings with 76 points apiece. Kenneth Myers of Lacombe, LA is eighth in the standings with 70 points.

Six drivers that took 50-point wins in NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division Week 2 competition are tied for the ninth spot in the standings with 50 points each. Sharing the ninth position are Steve Pate of Heflin, AL, Frank Wilson of Milton, FL, Jeff Schultea of Hempstead, TX, Stuart Wilson of Milton, FL, Jared Hayes of Jonesboro, AR, and Mickey Trosclair of Luling, LA.

Drivers in the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division will compete against each other nationally using a points system that will count their best 14 weekly point totals over a 27-week season that runs through September 25. The $5,000 National point fund will pay $2,000 to the National Champion and pay back to the Top 10 drivers in the final point standings.

NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division competitors have the option of using the economical Chevrolet Performance 602 Circle Track Engine. The steel-head steel block 350 horsepower Chevrolet Performance 602 Circle Track Engine costs $3,495 and is available at NeSmith Chevrolet in Claxton, GA with free next day delivery anywhere in the country. To place an order, call Tim Bland at 1-877-497-3624.

For more information and rules about the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division, visit the series web site at www.nesmithracing.com, or visit the series on Facebook at NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division. Becoming a fan of the NeSmith Racing Facebook page will make you eligible for special prizes that will be given away each month. You can follow us on Twitter @NeSmithRacing.

UPDATED NeSMITH PERFORMANCE PARTS STREET STOCK DIVISION POINT STANDINGS THROUGH 4/5/16:

POS CAR # DRIVER PTS RACES WINS TOP 5 TOP 10
1 17 Newell Didone Jr. 88 2 1 2 2
2 20 Jason Jarrell 88 2 2 2
3 0 Blake Ewing 84 2 2 2
4 6 Stephen Joyce Jr. 80 2 2 2 2
5 10 Anthony Kates 80 2 1 2
6 44 Adam Bartels 76 2 2 2
7 55 Josh Chevalier 76 2 2 2
8 1 Kenneth Myers 70 2 1
9 07 Steve Pate 50 1 1 1 1
10 72 Frank Wilson 50 1 1 1 1
11 97 Jeff Schultea 50 1 1 1 1
12 71 Stuart Wilson 50 1 1 1 1
13 4p Jared Hayes 50 1 1 1 1
14 X Mickey Trosclair 50 1 1 1 1
15 54 Clint Vaughn 49 1 1 1
16 36 Sean Goodwin 49 1 1 1
17 2 Heath Stewart 49 1 1 1
18 7 David Windham 49 1 1 1
19 3 Wyatt Hill 49 1 1 1
20 K17 Cory Korreckt 48 1 1 1
21 2 Branden Harris 48 1 1 1
22 0 Matthew Hawken 48 1 1 1
23 26 Jeffrey Odom 48 1 1 1
24 51 Justin Glover 48 1 1 1

NeSMITH PERFORMANCE PARTS STREET STOCK DIVISION WEEK 3 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

April 8:

GOLDEN TRIANGLE RACEWAY PARK – BEAUMONT, TX
HATTIESBURG SPEEDWAY – HATTIESBURG, MS
JACKSON MOTOR SPEEDWAY – JACKSON, MS
NEA SPEEDWAY – HARRISBURG, AR

April 9:

BRONCO RACEWAY PARK – CLEVELAND, TX
CAMDEN SPEEDWAY – CAMDEN, TN
COTTON BOWL SPEEDWAY – PAIGE, TX
FLOMATON SPEEDWAY – FLOMATON, AL
JACKSON MOTOR SPEEDWAY – JACKSON, MS
LA 36 SPEEDWAY – LACOMBE, LA
NEEDMORE SPEEDWAY – NORMAN PARK, GA ($1,000-To-Win)
NORTHWEST FLORIDA SPEEDWAY – BAKER, FL
SOUTHERN RACEWAY – MILTON, FL
TALLADEGA SHORT TRACK – EASTABOGA, AL
THUNDERHILL RACEWAY PARK – SUMMERTOWN, TN
WHYNOT MOTORSPORTS PARK – MERIDIAN, MS
NeSmith Performance Parts at NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Claxton, GA is the Title Sponsor of the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division. NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC is the nation’s number one GM Powertrain and Performance Dealer six years running, with free delivery anywhere in the Southeast. Chevrolet Performance Parts is an Official Sponsor of the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division. Hoosier Racing Tire is the Official Tire Sponsor of the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division.

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