Golden Corral Dirt LM Championship Fast Facts
Four-tenths-mile clay oval with 10-degree banking in turns
Date: Saturday, Sept. 18
Series:O¿Reilly Southern All Star Racing Series ¿ Dirt Late Models
Sanctioning Body: Southern All Star Racing Series, Huntsville, Ala.
Support Event: Transaurus, the world¿s only jet-powered dinosaur, will wreak its unique brand of car-crunching destruction. The fire-breathing mechanical monster is 35 feet tall and measures 51 feet from head to tail.
Purse: $39,700 with $10,000 earmarked for the Late Model feature winner
4:00 p.m. Spectator Gates Open
5:30 p.m. Freddy Smith Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony
7:00 p.m. Southern All Star Late Model Hot Laps
7:30 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
7:40 p.m. Southern All Star Late Model Heat Races
8:50 p.m. Road Hawg Races
9:00 p.m. Southern All Star Late Model Last Chance Races
9:30 p.m. Transaurus
9:45 p.m. Road Hawg Races
9:55 p.m. Golden Corral Dirt Late Model Championship (40 laps)
Competitors: Approximately 50 of the nation¿s top dirt late model stock car drivers are expected to compete including: Skip Arp, Randle Chupp, Jackie Boggs, Steve Lucas, Freddy Smith, Ricky Weeks, Shane Tankersley, Mike Duvall, Jeff Cooke and Ed Basey.
Track History: The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway is a state-of-the-art, stadium-style motorsports facility with a seating capacity of over 14,000. Opened in May of 2000, the track plays host each season to several of the nation¿s top touring dirt-track series. The Dirt Track @ Lowe¿s Motor Speedway is located 12 miles north of downtown Charlotte, directly across Highway 29 from Lowe¿s Motor Speedway.
Ticket Info: Advance tickets for the Golden Corral Dirt Late Model Championship are $18 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Adult tickets are $2 more the day of the event and parking at The Dirt Track is free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling the speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS.