Tim Byrd was flying high Saturday night at Volunteer Speedway after finishing third in the Crate Late Model feature to wrap up his fourth championship at the Bulls Gap dirt track.
The Tri-Cities area boasts quite a variety of racing action this weekend: semi-trucks powering around Bristol, dirt late models sliding around Bulls Gap’s red-clay oval and motorcycles flying through the air in Blountville.
Tim Byrd outran his old teammate for the win and pulled ahead of his biggest rival in the championship standings Saturday night at Volunteer Speedway.
Bristol Dragway hosts one of its biggest events this Friday through Sunday: the 39th annual Bristol Chevy Show featuring Thunder Valley Mayhem.
Also in the Racing Notes: Kingsport Speedway welcomes the Southeast Super Trucks Series on Saturday, and Mike Potter is zeroing in on the Super Cup Stock Car Series Southern Division title.
Crate Late Model racer Tim Maupin made quite the comeback Saturday night at Volunteer Speedway.
On a night tempers heated up behind him, Jonesborough’s Tim Byrd continued his summer hot streak by earning his fourth Crate Late Model win of the season at Volunteer Speedway.
Tim Maupin got on top of his race car in victory lane and thrust his arms in the air. Saturday’s win in the Crate Late Model feature at Volunteer Speedway had been a long time coming.
Dirt track legend Scott Bloomquist has 604 victories over his racing career, but few are as special as the one last Friday night.
After a couple of weeks on the winding road, Chad Finchum is glad to get back to Bristol Motor Speedway.
Jonesborough driver Tim Byrd has left his early-season struggles in the dust.
Zach Sise took advantage when leader Anthony White’s car suddenly slowed on the final lap, and the Knoxville driver went on to win Saturday’s Crate Late Model feature at Volunteer Speedway.
It seems only the weather can slow down Jonesborough racer Tim Byrd these days.
KINGSPORT — South Carolina racer Ralph Carnes won Saturday’s Southeast Super Truck Series feature at Kingsport Speedway, while former track regular Lee Tissot kept him from doubling up in the Limited Late Model race.
Jim Canning Jr. and his wife, Sarah Osborne-Canning, are into the Classics. It’s not movies or music that they’re referring to.