Kingsport might seem to be an odd place for a race director of the Northeastern-based NASCAR Whelen Modified Series to call home. But that’s the case with Brian Vance, who has served in that capacity since 2006.
Tim Byrd won his fourth Volunteer Speedway track championship in 2019. During the offseason, the driver of the blue No. 24 Chevrolet decided that after winning an exciting battle over Johnson City’s Tim Maupin for the Crate Late Model title, it was time to hang up the helmet.
Kingsport Speedway announced through a statement Thursday that all racing events at the 3/8-mile concrete oval will be postponed through May 3 in accordance with CDC guidelines about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Ryan Newman’s survival of a horrific wreck at the end of the Daytona 500 served as a reminder of how far NASCAR safety innovations have come since one of the most tragic eras in the sport.
Volunteer Speedway has released details for its “Grinch 40” race as well as its schedule for 2020.
Here’s a breakdown of the championship four contenders, explaining why each has a chance of winning the NASCAR championship
Johnson City rider Adam Britt earned a sweep of the Pro motos in the Hot Summer Nights Supercross Series finale at I-81 Motorsports Park in Greeneville.
Tyler Hopkins has collected plenty of hardware this season. The Wise rider has won 34 races and six championships over three motocross series.
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.