2013 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage WRS Season Opens This Weekend

Posted on Mar 28 2013 - 6:10pm by Bores4815

NeSmith-2012Roby Helm: CARTERSVILLE, GA – The 2013 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series season begins this weekend with four events on the Week 1 schedule of events.  There will be one NeSmith Chevrolet OMG WRS Late Model Division event on Friday night, and three races are on tap for Saturday night.

Hattiesburg Motorsports Park in Hattiesburg, MS will open the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series season on Friday night.  Clayhill Motorsports in Atwood, TN, St. Tammany Raceway in Lacombe, LA, and Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL will be in action on Saturday night.

Drivers in the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series will compete with each other over a 27-week season through September 29 for a $10,000 Championship using a points system that will count their best 14 weekly point totals.  The NeSmith Chevrolet OMG WRS point fund will pay back through the Top 10 drivers in the final point standings.  Drivers will also compete for another point fund at each sanctioned track.

Chase Washington of Houlka, MS is the defending NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Champion.  Washington was tied with Mickey Trosclair of Luling, LA in the final 2012 point standings, but Washington won the tie-breaker with more 50-point wins.  Ryan King of Seymour, TN finished a close third followed by Duke Palasini of Leland, MS in the fourth spot, and Jeremy Shaw of Millport, AL rounding out the top ten.

Shannon Lee of Lumberton, MS, Michael Arnold of Hattiesburg, MS, Robby Moore of Brosley, MO, Brent Barrett of Cleveland, MS, and Kyle Berry of Portageville, MO finished sixth through tenth respectively in the 2012 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series final point standings.

The dirt late model race cars in the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series are powered by the economical Chevrolet Performance Crate Engines that are built and sealed at the factory to prevent any expensive modifications.  There are two engines to choose from, the 400 horsepower aluminum-head 604 engine and the 350 horsepower steel-head 602 engine that gets a 100-pound weight break.

These engines are in stock and ready for free next day delivery anywhere in the Southeast from NeSmith Chevrolet in Claxton, GA.  The Chevrolet Performance 604 Crate Engine is on sale through March 31 for $4,995 and the Chevrolet Performance 602 Crate Engine is on sale for $3,095 at NeSmith Chevrolet in Claxton, GA.  To place an order call Tim Bland at 1-877-497-3624.

Complete NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Week 1 results and points standings will be in the NeSmith Chevrolet OMG WRS Round Up on Monday afternoon.  For more information about the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series sanctioned tracks visit the series web site at www.nesmithracing.com.

For more information about the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series visit the series web site at www.nesmithracing.com, or visit the series on Facebook at NeSmith Racing.  Becoming a fan of the NeSmith Racing Facebook page will make you eligible for special prizes that will be given away each month.  You can follow us on Twitter @NeSmithRacing.

 

NeSMITH CHEVROLET OLD MAN’S GARAGE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 1 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

 

March 29:

 

HATTIESBURG MOTORSPORTS PARK – HATTIESBURG, MS

 

March 30:

 

CLAYHILL MOTORSPORTS – ATWOOD, TN
ST. TAMMANY RACEWAY – LACOMBE, LA
TALLADEGA SHORT TRACK – EASTABOGA, AL

NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Claxton, GA is the Title Sponsor of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC is the nation’s number one GM Powertrain and Performance Dealer six years running, with free delivery anywhere in the Southeast.  Chevrolet Performance Parts is an Official Sponsor of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  Hoosier Racing Tire is the Official Tire Sponsor of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  Hedman Hedders is the Official Hedder of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series and the Hedman Husler Award sponsor.  Bilstein Shocks is the Official Spec Shock of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  Old Man’s Garage is the sponsor of the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series.  RockAuto.com is an Official Sponsor of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  Racecar Engineering is the Official Parts Supplier of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Contingency Sponsors for 2013 are Dominator Race Products, Stealth Racing Carburetors, Modern Images, Mike Custom Tanks, Shorty’s Shock Service, Schoenfeld Headers, J.T. Kerr Racing Equipment, Kinser Air Filters, AR Bodies, Velocita Racewear, and Performance Rod & Custom.  2013 Chassis Sponsors are Trak-Star Race Cars, Warrior Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, GRT Race Cars, TNT Race Cars, Stinger Race Cars, and CVR Race Cars.