LUCAMA, NC -- Southern National Motorsports Park has released its 2016 schedule which features 22 events.
The 2016 season will get underway on Saturday, April 2nd with the Championship Auto Racing Series (CARS) Tour Late Model Stock Car and Super Late Model races. The regular season will begin the following Saturday night, April 9th with twin races for the Late Model Stock Car division as well as racing in the Charger, U-CAR, Legends and Bandolero divisions and the return of the Southern Ground Pounders Vintage Racing Club.
The Late Models, Chargers, U-CARs, Legends and Bandoleros will also make up the card for races held on April 30th, May 7th, May 28th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, July 23rd, August 20th and September 10th.
The LFR Chassis Pro Late Model division will makes its debut on Saturday, April 23rd for the first of their seven races. Other races for the Pro Late Models will be run on May 14th, June 4th, July 2nd, July 16th, August 6th and September 24th. All of the LFR Chassis Pro Late Model races will be on Saturday nights. The Pro Late Models will be joined by a varying schedule of support classes which includes the Legends, Chargers , U-CARs and Bandoleros. More details about the LFR Chassis Pro Late Model division will be announced shortly.
After the success of last year's Monsters in the Park show held in August, the show is being held again as a two day show on Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th. The Saturday portion will include racing for the Legends and USAC Midgets. The Sunday portion will include races for the U-CARs, Bandoleros and a Powder Puff feature.
The on the edge entertainment of the KMS Drift Championship will come to Southern National Motorsports Park on June 11th and October 22nd. The drifting competition will be accompanied by a car show.
Along with opening the season at Southern National Motorsports Park on April 2nd, the CARS Tour will come back to Southern National again on May 21st.
The third annual Halloween Spooktacular will commence on Saturday, October 29th. The race, which has featured some of the strongest Limited Late Model fields in the Southeast region, will again be headlined by Limited Late Model racing. The Limiteds will be joined by Legends, Bandoleros and USAC Midgets.
The 16th Thanksgiving All-Star Classic will conclude the 2016 season with three days of racing beginning on Friday, November 25th and concluding on Sunday, November 27th. The 16th Thanksgiving All-Star Classic will once again be headlined by the traditional 200 lap Late Model Stock Car feature race and 125 laps of Super Late Model racing.
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