KENLY, N.C. – official track release —
Southern National Motorsports Park has released its 2016 schedule, featuring 22 events.
The 2016 season will get underway on Saturday, April 2 with the Championship Auto Racing Series (CARS) Tour Late Model Stock Car and Super Late Model races. The regular season will begin the following Saturday night, April 9 with twin races for the Late Model Stock Car division as well as racing in the Charger, U-CAR, Legends and Bandolero divisions and the return of the Southern Ground Pounders Vintage Racing Club.
The Late Models, Chargers, U-CARs, Legends and Bandoleros will also make up the card for races held on April 30, May 7, May 28, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 23, Aug. 20 and Sept. 10.
The LFR Chassis Pro Late Model division will makes its debut on Saturday, April 23 for the first of their seven races. Other races for the Pro Late Models will be run on May 14, June 4, July 2, July 16, Aug. 6 and Sept. 24. All of the LFR Chassis Pro Late Model races will be on Saturday nights. The Pro Late Models will be joined by a varying schedule of support classes which includes the Legends, Chargers , U-CARs and Bandoleros. More details about the LFR Chassis Pro Late Model division will be announced shortly.
After the success of last year’s Monsters in the Park show held in August, the show is being held again as a two day show on Aug. 13-14. The Saturday portion will include racing for the Legends and USAC Midgets. The Sunday portion will include races for the U-CARs, Bandoleros and a Powder Puff feature.
The on the edge entertainment of the KMS Drift Championship will come to Southern National Motorsports Park on June 11 and Oct. 22. The drifting competition will be accompanied by a car show.
Along with opening the season at Southern National Motorsports Park on April 2, the CARS Tour will come back to Southern National again on May 21.
The third annual Halloween Spooktacular will commence on Saturday, Oct. 29. The race, which has featured some of the strongest Limited Late Model fields in the Southeast region, will again be headlined by Limited Late Model racing. The Limiteds will be joined by Legends, Bandoleros and USAC Midgets.
The 16th Thanksgiving All-Star Classic will conclude the 2016 season with three days of racing beginning on Friday, Nov. 25 and concluding on Sunday, Nov. 27. The 16th Thanksgiving All-Star Classic will once again be headlined by the traditional 200 lap Late Model Stock Car feature race and 125 laps of Super Late Model racing.
CREDIT: Southern National Motorsports Park