Gresham Motorsports Park Pro Late Model 100 To Honor Larry Fleeman

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JEFFERSON, GA (April 28, 2014) – Longtime Georgia racing and Gresham Motorsports Park supporter Larry Fleeman will be honored as the title partner of Saturday’s Pro Late Model 100 event at GMP.  The ‘Larry Fleeman Memorial 100’ marks the third year Fleeman will be on the marquee for a premiere event at GMP. In 2012 and 2013, GMP honored Fleeman – who passed away on May 2, 2012.

“Larry Fleeman was one of the best friends Georgia auto racing ever had and he was particularly generous in his continual efforts to support Gresham…

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Drag Racing Returns To GMP This Saturday – 2014 Street Drag/Show N’ Shine Events Debut

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JEFFERSON, GA – After nearly a 50-year absence, Drag Racing will return to Gresham Motorsports Park with the debut of the GMP Street Drags / Shown N’ Shine program this Saturday.
“Most people don’t know that the first racetrack at GMP wasn’t an oval, it was a drag strip,” said track general manager John Close. “Local residents Hansel Wilson and Quentin Freeman built the track and they held all kinds of drag races here from 1963 through 1967. The strip featured a quarter-mile asphalt track and a dirt run-off area. It…

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GMP DRIVERS CASH IN AT FIRST-EVER ‘STOCKERAMA’

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A total of six drivers came up with both some hard cash and some hardware as Gresham Motorsports Park opened its 2014 racing season Saturday evening.
The storied Jefferson, GA motorsports complex hosted its first-ever Stockerama – a six-division battle on both the GMP quarter-and half-mile ovals in one evening.
In all, four divisions – the Mini-Stocks, Sportsman/Renegades and Front-Wheel Drives competed on the GMP quarter-mile.
Veteran Mini-Stockers Scotty Beck and Steve Hill put on a spirited race swapping the lead three times in the final 10 laps of the quarter-mile lid-lifter. On the final…

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Gresham Motorsports Park Opens 2014 Season This Saturday

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JEFFERSON, GA – It will be all out, full throttle this Saturday when Gresham Motorsports Park opens its gates on its 2014 racing season.
Saturday’s ‘Stockerama’ will feature six divisions of racing on both the GMP half-and quarter-mile ovals. Rotating events for the Outlaw Late Model, GMP Truck, Mini Stock, Renegade Street Stock, Front Wheel Drives and Sportsman Stocks will highlight the action.
“It’s always exciting when you open a new racing season,” said GMP general manager John Close. “In this case, we’ve got a new season and a new concept – Stockerama. It’s an opportunity…

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GMP TO PROMOTE SAFE DRIVING WITH JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

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JEFFERSON, GA (March 27, 2014) – Thanks to a partnership with the Jackson County (GA) Sheriff’s Department, a driver safety program designed to teach people of all ages about racing as a sport and discourage racing on our highways will be a key component of the Street Drag/Shown N’ Shine programs at Gresham Motorsports Park in 2014.
According to GMP Street Drag/Show N’ Shine program director Nathaniel ‘Boo’ Carlisle, the association with the local law enforcement agency will hopefully help control illegal street racing throughout the area.
“We know people want to…

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Gresham Motorsports Park To Hold ‘Stockerama’ Open Test Saturday, March 22

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JEFFERSON, GA (March 7, 2014) – An open test for all drivers and teams competing in the 2014 Gresham Motorsports Park ‘Stockerama’ programs will be held on Saturday, March 22.
Rotating test sessions for the Outlaw Late Model, GMP Truck, Mini Stock, Renegade Street Stock, Front Wheel Drives and Sportsman Stocks will be held from Noon – 3 p.m. Eastern Time.  Pit gates will open at 10:30 a.m. with safety inspection beginning at 10:45 a.m.  The cost of the test is $25 for car and driver – $10 for each additional person/crewmember.
Sunoco 110 Racing Fuel and Hoosier Racing…

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Carlisle To Head Gresham Motorsports Park Testing Program

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JEFFERSON, GA – Nathaniel ‘Boo’ Carlisle is the newest member of the Gresham Motorsports Park staff serving as the track’s Testing Manager in 2014.  Carlisle, 23, is a Brasleton, GA resident.
“Nathaniel has been a longtime racer and supporter of Gresham Motorsports Park,” stated John Close, GMP general manager. “He is going to bring a lot of racing knowledge and youthful enthusiasm to our Testing Program as well as all of our other events this season.”
Since 2010, Gresham Motorsports Park has been a hub for NASCAR, ARCA, Touring Super/Pro Late Model and…

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Southern Super Series To Visit GMP Twice In 2014

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JEFFERSON, GA – The Southern Super Series today announced that Gresham Motorsports Park would host a pair of high-profile Super Late Model Stock Car events in 2014.
GMP will host one event – a 125-lap battle – on Saturday, July 12. The second Southern Super Series race at GMP will be the 31st-Annual World Crown 300 on Saturday, August 9, 2014.
There will be 15 Southern Super Series races at five different tracks throughout the Southeast in 2014.
Here’s the schedule –
April 5- Nashville (TN) Fairgrounds Speedway
April 25- 5 Flags Speedway, Pensacola, FL
April 26- Mobile (AL) International…

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