By MICHAEL MOATS
Tazewell Speedway welcomes Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals presented by Sunoco and Tennessee RV on Saturday, April 7.
Some of the area’s top drivers will be on hand competing for the $10,000 first place money. Casey Roberts, Shanon Buckingham, Billy Ogle Jr., Dakotah Knuckles, Stacy Boles, Brian Smith, and Steve Smith are just a few of the drivers anticipated for the Spring Nationals.
Also racing will be sportsman for $1,000 to win, classic cars for $500 to win, and four cylinders $500 to win.
Pit gates open at 4:00 and grandstand gates open at 5:00. The driver’s meeting is set for 7:00. Hot laps, time trials, and racing action begin at 7:30.
General admission tickets are $25 for adults, kids 9 and under are free. Pit passes are $40 for adults, kids 12 and under are $30.
The Tazewell Motor Lodge is the official host hotel for Tazewell Speedway. Go to www.tazewellmotorlodge.com for their web site or call 423-626-7229 to make a reservation.
All media credential requests must be submitted by 7:00 PM on Friday, April 6 to Michael Moats at firstname.lastname@example.org. A valid I.D. is required for anyone with a credential and must be presented at the time of signing in.
Tazewell Speedway is located just two miles northwest of Tazewell, Tennessee. Going north on US 25-E, turn right and then left onto Bacchus Rd, and then 1.8 miles north, then .8 miles west and the race track is located on the left. For additional information, visit www.TazewellSpeedway.net or call 865-626-2222.