Lucama, NC -- Drivers and teams have raced throughout the 2014 season at Southern National Motorsports Park, and their season culminates this weekend with SNMP Championship Weekend. This two-day event will feature every SNMP division over two days of great racing.
Friday night (September 12) is the Race to the Championship, featuring a 35 lap Late Model Stock Shootout, where the winner takes a $1,500 prize and bragging rights of the night. Limited Late Models and Chargers will run twin-sprint races, while Ultimate Body Shop UCARs, Street Stocks, Legends and Bandoleros will all race their usual distances.
Friday night is also Hawaiian Shirt Night at SNMP, and all adults get in for $10 if they’re wearing a Hawaiian shirt. There will be $25 prizes for “ugliest shirt” and “cutest tourist couple” as well as “craziest dressed staff member”. Free leis will be passed out for the first 200 in attendance, as well.
Saturday is Champions Night at SNMP, where all SNMP champions will be crowned. The night features twin-75 lap Late Model Stock races, with all other SNMP divisions in action as well. Tommy Lemons Jr. looks to solidify his 2014 championship run, while Myatt Snider makes one last push to overtake Lemons in the Late Model Stock standings. Haley Moody will need solid runs in Limited Late Models to hold back Dillon Spain. The Ultimate Body Shop UCAR division has been too close to call all season, with Tyler Horne and James Stroud battling all season long. That and more will wrap up Saturday night!
Saturday will also feature the inaugural SNMP Track Gating competition, with prizes being awarded for best BBQ (pork, chicken and beef), most SNMP Pride and best overall Track Gating experience. To enter, fans simply need to purchase a trackside or camping spot through the track office and register then. Rules and regulations for the Track Gating event can be found at https://snmpark.com/snmp-track-gating-2014/.
Grandstands open Friday at 6:00 PM, with the green flag set to fly at 8:10 PM. On Saturday, grandstands open at 5:00 PM, with the green flag at 7:00 PM. Tickets for both events are $15 for adults (16+), $12 for military, seniors and students 13-15, $6 for kids 6-12 and children 5 and under free. There is no two-day pass, though adults wearing a Hawaiian Shirt on Friday night will receive admission for $10. For more information, and to register for Track Gating 2014, contact the track office at (919) 284-1114 or surf to www.smpark.com.