The nasty, wet weather outside wasn’t able to dampen the spirits of those at the ninth annual Kingsport Speedway Mall Show on Saturday.
In its third year being held in Johnson City, the event showcases competitors and cars from the different divisions that compete at the NASCAR-sanctioned, three-eighths-mile concrete oval track.
Kingsport Speedway announced during its Saturday awards banquet that father and son racers Ervin and Keith Stiltner plan to purchase the 0.375-mile concrete oval from current owner Joe Loven.
Remember back in January when there was major concern in the Ford camp that their teams would be at a disadvantage with this the last year of the Focus model in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series?
Hometown driver Derek Lane charged from the back of the field to outrun the Gripp Limited Late Model Series regulars and win the second of two 35-lap features on Saturday night at Kingsport Speedway.
Cherokee Race Park recently wrapped up its weekly points racing and drivers from Hawkins and Sullivan counties were among the top finishers at the Rogersville dragstrip.
Dillon Hodge, a 15-year-old Sullivan South student, won Friday night’s special season-capping Late Model Stock feature at Kingsport Speedway.
Robbie Ferguson went out a winner and a championship contender in his final season as a full-time driver at Kingsport Speedway.
“Just as soon as we got the checkered flag and my guys were yelling over the radio that we’d won the championship, it was all I could do to just be able and drive the car around the track on the cool-down lap.”
Championship Night at Kingsport Speedway will crown track champions in five NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions plus include a Fan Appreciation program and fireworks show.
Zeke Shell won the first of twin 35-lap Late Model Stock features at Kingsport Speedway on Friday night to move closer to his first track championship.
On Saturday night, Bristol delivered the best Cup race in recent memory from start to finish. But the track could make one change that would make the racing even better.
Nik Williams continued his recent domination of Kingsport Speedway on Friday by sweeping twin Late Model Stock features on a night rival drivers feuded behind him.
Over the past couple of weeks, Nik Williams has gone from chasing his first win to the driver everyone else is chasing at Kingsport Speedway.
Nik Williams outdueled Joey Trent for his first-ever Late Model Stock win at Kingsport Speedway on Friday night after a big crash between points leaders took place behind them.