NEA Speedway Joins NeSmith Weekly Program
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – NEA Speedway in Harrisburg, Ark., has joined the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series.
The NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series late models will compete every Saturday night for a track point fund and a Regional point fund from April 1 through Oct. 2.
NEA Speedway joins Batesville Motor Speedway in Batesville, Ark., Drew County Speedway in Monticello, Ark., and Centerville Speedway in Centerville, Ark., as NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series sanctioned tracks for the 2011 season. This marks the first time in more than 20 years that four tracks different tracks in Arkansas have run dirt late models on a weekly basis.
“We’re looking forward to working with the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series and its Friday night tracks in the area, Batesville Motor Speedway and Malden Speedway in Mauldin, Mo., along with alternating Saturday nights with Centerville Speedway to bring the fans in Arkansas competitive dirt late model racing on a weekly basis,” NEA Speedway Promoter T.J. Thompson said. “All of the calls we received and all of the people we talked to were positive about joining the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series. Their staff is very knowledgeable and professional.”
A driver’s best finish of the week will count towards their Regional point total, and a driver’s best 14 weekly point counts will be tabulated towards their seasonal total along with bonus points for perfect attendance and competition on the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Tour.