FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals tackles Blue Ridge and Toccoa for Georgia Double-Header on April 19-20

By Chris Tilley, Series Publicist

BRASSTOWN, NC (April 16, 2019)—The Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels will visit Blue Ridge Motorsports Park in Blue Ridge, Ga. on Friday Night April 19th paying $4,000-to-win and Toccoa Raceway in Toccoa, Ga. on Saturday Night April 20th paying $10,000-to-win.

The Easter Weekend specials will mark the first-ever series visits to Blue Ridge and Toccoa which are located 77 miles apart. In the first five series events, there have been three different winners.

On Friday April 19th at Blue Ridge Motorsports Park, the Spring Nationals Late Models will race 40 laps for $4,000-to-win and $400-to-start. In addition, the Limited/Crate Late Models, Hobby 602, Street Stock, Front Wheel Drive and Beginner 602 classes will all be on the racing card. The pit gates will open at 3:00 pm, the drivers meeting is slated for 6:30 pm and hot laps will be around 7:00 pm. Adult general admission is $20.00 per person while adult pit passes are $35.00.

On Saturday April 20th at Toccoa Raceway, the Spring Nationals Late Models will compete for $10,000-to-win and $500-to-start in the ‘Strong Man 73” event. The 602 Sportsman, the 604 Crate Late Models, Toccoa Pro Trucks and Stock 8 classes will also be in attendance. The pit gates open at 2:00 pm, the drivers meeting will be at 5:00 pm and hot laps to follow. Adult general admission is $25.00 per person and adult pit passes are $45.00. There will be a Kids Easter Egg Hunt at 5:00 pm.

Blue Ridge Motorsports Park is located at 2252 Sugar Creek Road in Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Information for the event can be obtained by calling (706) 237-3625 or www.blueridgemotorsportspark.com .

Toccoa Raceway is located at 3553 Highway 17 (Big A Road) in Toccoa, GA 30577. For more information on Toccoa Raceway please call (770) 402-7234 or visit www.ToccoaRaceway.com .

Further information on the Spring Nationals, Southern Nationals or Fall Nationals Series, please log on to www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com or call Series Promoter Ray Cook at (828) 360-5353 or PR Director/Announcer Chris Tilley at (828) 361-5981.

Blue Ridge Purse (40 Laps): 1) $4,000, 2) $2,000, 3) $1,400, 4) $1,000,
5) $800, 6) $700, 7) $600, 8) $550, 9) $525, 10) $500, 11) $480, 12) $470, 13) $460, 14) $450, 15) $440, 16) $430, 17) $420, 18) $410, 19) $400, 20) $400, 21) $400, 22) $400.

Toccoa Purse (73 laps): 1) $10,000, 2) $5,000, 3) $2,500, 4) $2,000, 5) $1,500, 6) $1,100, 7) $1,000, 8) $950, 9) $900, 10) $850, 11) $800, 12) $750, 13) $650, 14) $600, 15) $550, 16) $530, 17) $520, 18) $500, 19) $500, 20) $500, 21) $500, 22) $500.
Current Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals Series Points (after Round Five on April 13)
1. Dale McDowell-986
2. Donald McIntosh-948
3. Ashton Winger-926
4. Michael Page-732
5. John Henderson-694
6. Austin Horton-554
7. Brandon Overton-546
8. Ivedent Lloyd, Jr.-542
9. Casey Roberts-540
10. Ross Bailes-536

2019 Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series Schedule:
March 22-Oglethorpe Speedway Park-Pooler, GA-DALE MCDOWELL
March 23-Cochran Motor Speedway-Cochran, GA-CHRIS FERGUSON
March 29-Talladega Short Track-Eastaboga, AL-DALE MCDOWELL
March 30-Senoia Raceway-Senoia, GA-CHRIS MADDEN
April 13-Smoky Mountain Speedway-Maryville, TN-DALE MCDOWELL
April 19-Blue Ridge Motorsports Park-Blue Ridge, GA-$4,000 to win
April 20-Toccoa Raceway-Toccoa, GA-$10,000 to win
May 17-Crossville Speedway-Crossville, TN-$4,000 to win
May 18-Thunderhill Raceway-Summertown, TN-$10,000 to win
May 24-Tri-County Race Track-Brasstown, NC-$4,000 to win
May 25-Dixie Speedway-Woodstock, GA-$4,000 to win
May 26-Rome Speedway-Rome, GA-$5,000 to win
May 27-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-$10,000 to win