FAYETTEVILLE, TN- The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series will conclude its 34th season of racing across the southeast this Saturday night October 14th at the Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL., for the annual NASCAR Weekend 40 that will pay $4,000 to win and also the 2017 Southern All Star Champion and Cruise with the Champions Rookie of the year will also be named. This also will be the 98th race in Southern All Star history to be sanctioned at the Talladega Short Track.
Austin Horton of Newnan, GA., has all but clinched the title and rookie of the year but the battle for the second spot will be on as Tristan Sealy of Moultrie, GA., Eric Hickerson of Linden, TN., T J Reaid of Acworth, GA., and Brad Skinner of Spring Hill, TN., all could change positions in the final race of the season.
All of these drivers are expected to be in action along with many more drivers from across the southeast including Riley Hickman, Josh Putnam, Matt Perry, Ray McElhenney, Todd Morrow, Jason Welshan, Michael Page, Jason Hiett, Billy Franklin just to name a few.
Local Talladega drivers that will also be in action include Dallas Cooper, Tim Roszell, Terry Smith, Douglas Stewart, Josh Adkins, Buddy George and Tim Busha.
Friday at Talladega Short Track there will be a full racing program along with a $2,000 to win super late model event, also on the event weekend calendar the Nesmith Crate Series will be in action both night.
Hot laps will get underway Saturday at 6 pm.
For more information www.talladegshorttrack.com
For more information concerning the Southern All Stars contact Lynn Acklin – General Manager: 256-924-4546 www.sasdirt.com
Entry Fee: $110.00
Tire rules for this event will be Hoosier: 1350/1600/70
Purse 1. $4,000; 2. $2,000; 3. $1,000; 4. $900; 5.$800; 6.$700; 7.$600; 8.$550; 9.$525; 10.$500; 11.$450; 12.$425; 13.$400; 14.$400; 15.$400; 16.$400; 17.$400; 18.$400; 19.$400; 20.$400; 21. $400; 22. $400; 23. $400; 24. $400
2017 SOUTHERN ALL STAR POINTS STANDINGS: 1.Austin Horton 1090; 2.Tristan Sealy 962; 3.Eric Hickerson 936; 4. T J Reaid 816; 5.Brad Skinner 764; 6.Bo Shirley 466; 7.Casey Roberts 458; 8.Riley Hickman 418; 9.Clint Smith 402; 10.Josh Putnam 376;
2017 CRUISE WITH THE CHAMPIONS/DIRTONDIRT.COM ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: 1.Austin Horton 1090; 2.Tristan Sealy 962; 3. Eric Hickerson 936; 4.T J Reaid 816
2017 AR Bodies Challenge: 1.Eric Hickerson 346; 2.Brad Skinner 263; 3.Josh Putnam 132; 4.Todd Morrow 123; 5.Brandon Overton 106; 6.Joseph Faulkner 58 7.Jason Walker 50; 8.Derek Ellis 35; 9.Mitch Thornton 35; 10.Jamie Perry 33; 11.Jeff Johns 30; 12.Jason Lyles 24; 13.David Brannon 19; 14.Ferrell Skelton 17; 15.Dean Carpenter 16; 15.John Minon 15; 17.Jim Gray 15
UPCOMING SOUTHERN ALL STAR DIRT RACING SERIES EVENT:
Oct 14th Talladega Short Track—Eastaboga, AL-$4,000
2017 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Sponsors:
*Hoosier Racing Tire “The Official Race Tire” of the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series *Patriot Sports “The Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series *Sunoco Race Fuel “The Official Racing Fuel” of the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
2017 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Marketing Partners Include: AR Bodies, Brodix Cylinder Heads, , COR Suspensions, Cruise with the Champions, DirtonDirt.com, H3 Performance Graphics, Integra Racing Shocks, , MSR Mafia Web Design and Service, PPM Racing Products, RockAuto.com, 36 Racing & Fabrication, Racecar Engineering, BrakeOMeter