Meridian, MS – The NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series is set to invade Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS for the 2nd Annual Southern Crate Late Model Nationals this Thursday through Saturday, May 25th-27th. The weekend will be highlighted by the 75 lap, $5,000 to win NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series feature.

As an added bonus for the weekend, Whynot Motorsports Park is offering FREE Grandstand Admission for Friday night’s portion of the event. This is an unheard of move that will allow the great fans to visit Whynot Motorsports Park and see Friday night action which will include Qualifying and Heat Race action for the NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series PLUS a FULL RACING Program in all other divisions for absolutely no cost. Also on Friday night Kids are encouraged to bring their bicycles and Power Wheels as they will get  chance to hit the track for Bicycle and Power Wheel Races during intermission.

Following Friday night’s action, it all culminates with the BIG EVENT on Saturday May 27th with B-Mains and the 75 lap, $5,000 to win 2nd Annual Southern Crate Late Model Nationals Main Event as well as another FULL RACING Program for local divisions. A bonus is being offered to local division drivers that are able to pick up the win on both Friday and Saturday night sweetening the pot for those competitors.

It all will kick off on Thursday night May 25th with Open Practice from 6-10 P.M. which will allows drivers to get their cars dialed in at the track affectionately known as “The House of Hook”. Friday May 26th Gates will open at 5 P.M. with 7 P.M. Driver’s Meeting and Hot Laps scheduled for 7:30 and Racing at 8. Saturday May 27th Gates will open at 2 P.M. with Driver’s Meeting set for 6 P.M., Hot Laps at 6:30, and Racing at 7 P.M.

For additional information about Whynot Motorsports Park visit their official website at Also be sure to Follow them on Facebook and Twitter!!

Following the 2nd Annual Southern Crate Late Model Nationals, fans and competitors are encouraged to make the short trip up Highway 45 N  to complete the holiday weekend with Sunday Night action at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS which will feature a $2,000 to win, 40 lap Salute to the Air Force 40 for the NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series PLUS a Full Racing Program!!

For more information about the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series, visit the series website at You can also follow the series by Liking the Facebook page at NeSmith Racing; following on Twitter @NeSmithRacing; and Instagram @nesmithracing.

NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC is the Official Title Sponsor of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series. Chevrolet Performance is an Official Sponsor of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.
Hoosier Racing Tire is the Official Tire of the NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series. Sunoco Race Fuels is the Official Race Fuel of the Series. Knowles Race Parts and Bodies is the Official Parts Supplier of the Series. Cruise with the Champions is the Official Vacation and Rookie of the Year Sponsor for the Series. is an Associate Sponsor of the Series and Official Sponsor of the Winter Shootout Series. David Smith Carburetors is the Official Carburetor of NeSmith Racing.

Contingency Sponsors Include: Out-Pace Performance, AR Bodies, Crate, Gresham Racing Parts, Knowles Racing Parts and Bodies, and FreeStyle Graphix.

Chassis Sponsors are Trak-Star Race Cars, Warrior Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, GRT Race Cars, and CVR Race Cars.