North Ga. Speedway Reschedules National Title Pawn Crate Warm-Up Race #2

Monday, September 23, 2013
Colby Kilgore car
Colby Kilgore car

The North GA Speedway promoter Jason Jones had to postpone and reschedule this weekends National Title Pawn "Crate Warm-Up Race #2 due to inclement weather on Saturday. The second of two warm-up races for the Crate Late Model division, in preparation for the "1-Big Crate ShowDown" event, paying $5,000 to-WIN, Saturday night, Oct.12, will now be contested next Saturday, September 28th. The Crate LM Warm-Up Race #1 (on Sept. 14th) prompted the increase in purse to offer drivers a final chance to hit the 1/3 mile clay bank ultra fast dirt track before showdown in three weeks. Warm-Up Race #1  provided one of the closest finishes in the history of the race-track which was won by local racer # 44 Colby Kilgore. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with racing starting around 7 p.m.

The 2nd Crate Warm-Up Race is paying $1,200 to-WIN / 25 laps with no Entry Fee. The winner of Warm-Up Race #2 will have a guaranteed starting spot for the "1-BiG Crate ShowDown" event on Oct.12. Qualifying will set precedent for the feature that has a tire rule of Hoosier 1600’s and 1350’s Crate 21 and Crate 55. American Racers 48’s and 56’s. Tires must have all numbers and name on the tire, No chemical altering, No grinding off of numbers or names, any tire that has been altered will be illegal. All classes including LLM Steelhead will be in competition Saturday, Sept. 28, along with the Crate LM's. On all four corners no longer open front. GrandStand Tickets are only $10 with Pit Passes being $25. 

For more details, visit the track on facebook or the tracks web-site www.NorthGASpeedway.net.              


Mocs Advance Three Singles, Two Doubles To USC Upstate Tennis Finals

The Chattanooga Mocs continued its strong play at the USC Upstate Fall Classic in Spartanburg, S.C., today.  Three advanced to Sunday’s main draw finals in singles action, while two UTC tandems are in main draw championships in doubles. It will be an all-Chattanooga final in the Green singles draw tomorrow.  Junior Kayla Jones, the top seed in the bracket, cruised ... (click for more)

Covenant Volleyball Splits At Oglethorpe

After a tough loss to Maryville on Friday night, the Covenant volleyball team was back in action on Saturday afternoon at Oglethorpe University for a tri-match. The Lady Scots fell in five sets to unbeaten Millsaps in the day's first match before sweeping host Oglethorpe in the second match. With the split, Covenant goes to 10-6 overall on the season. In the first match, ... (click for more)

Man Charged With Killing 3-Year-Old Takes Own Life In County Jail

Justin Dale Bradley died in the Hamilton County jail Saturday morning. Notification was received from the Hamilton County 911 Center at   12:50 a.m. ,   regarding an inmate found unresponsive.   Jail personnel found the male inmate unresponsive in his cell and initiated C.P.R. while notifying Hamilton County Emergency Medical Services. ... (click for more)

Democratic Chairman Roy Herron Announces He Will Not Run For 2nd Term

Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron announced Saturday at a meeting of the Tennessee Democratic Party State Executive Committee that he would not be seeking a second term as party chairman. “I have been blessed to serve as chairman these past two years, and I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to all of the executive committee members, party officials, staff members, and friends ... (click for more)

You’re Right With Lamar

One of Tennessee’s favorite sons, Davy Crockett, coined an oft-used phrase:  “Be always sure you’re right, then go ahead.” Being sure is quite important, but may be difficult in this election cycle. The Democratic nominee campaigning against Lamar Alexander is a man whose radio ads call for “change,” “fair” taxes and more jobs.  Sounds good, huh?   ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Okay … here we go. A number of readers have complained that I haven’t shared any jokes that my friends send to my email address so on a weekend when our Volunteers and Mocs are idle, let’s laugh a little:   I was sitting in a bar one afternoon with an old friend knocking back a few beers when he said, "You know, if we're not careful we'll end up like those two old drunks ... (click for more)