Sprint Cars Invade Tennessee; Drevicki Wins Mountain View Weekend Opener

McDowell Wins SAS Smoky Mountain Opener In Maryville

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - by Steve Hixson

A pair of weekend openers took place at a couple of Tennessee dirt tracks Friday night. Mountain View Raceway just North of Chattanooga up Highway 27 past Soddy Daisy, welcomed Sprint Cars to its small 1/4 mile high banked facility for the first time since it reopened in May.

Over 30 full sized 410 wingless warlords entered the $2,000 to win 30 lap opener Friday with Steven Drevicki (# 19) of Reading, Pa. taking the victory. Dallas Hewitt, nephew to legendary racer Jack (Hewitt) was second and Isaac Chapple of Indiana was third. Chapple beat Drevicki in the 20 lap Midget feature. Zac Gorski of Florida won the Stock 600 Sprint feature.

Saturday another full Sprint Car program is scheduled with the three classes of open wheels. 

Friday up in the Smoky Mountains, Dale McDowell (# 17M) of Chickamauga was the class of the Southern All-Star Dirt Super Late Models field winning narrowly over Canadian Ricky Weiss. McDowell topped Weiss and 32 other top race teams for the $3,000 prize.

Saturday night the SAS's vie for $7,000 in the Smoky Mountain Speedway 2020 season finale. In the Topless Outlaw Late Model series feature Cory Hedgecock of Loudon dominated. In the 604/Crate race Virginia's Carder Miller beat local Loudon racer Matt Henderson.

Live broadcast of the races at SMS can be seen on both DirtonDirt.com and FloRacing.com for subscribers of the websites. 


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