Roby Helm: CARTERSVILLE, GA – The NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Annual Awards Banquet is set for Saturday night, January 12, 2013 at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Thunder Road Museum in Dawsonville, GA. The Top 10 drivers in the Touring Division and the Weekly Racing Series will be honored.
Matthew Turner of Dawsonville, GA will receive the NeSmith Cup and a check for $20,000 as the 2012 NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Touring Division Champion. Chase Washington of Houlka, MS will pick up a check for $10,000 as the 2012 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Champion.
Chris Cantrell of Chester, SC will receive a check for $5,000 from VP Racing Fuels as the 2012 NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series VP Racing Fuels Rookie of the Year. Turner will also receive a $1,000 Bonus from Hedman Husler Hedders as the 2012 Hedman Husler Hard Charger of the Year.
There will also be several other awards handed out that include the Bob Cross Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award, the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Promoter of the Year Award, and the NeSmith Performance Parts Crew Chief of the Year Award. NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Founder and Director Mike Vaughn will also deliver the Annual State of the Series Address.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Thunder Road Museum is located at 415 Highway 53 East in Dawsonville, GA. The Cocktail Hour will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Dinner is at 7 p.m., and the Awards Ceremonies begin at 8 p.m.
The NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Annual Awards Banquet will be open to the public and tickets are $40.00 per person. To order tickets, contact Tim Sims at 334-864-0805, or 256-794-4047 before December 31, 2012. All major credit cards will be accepted.
The Comfort Inn in Dawsonville, GA is offering those attending the banquet and wish to stay overnight a special discount rate of $71.09 per night for a King and $67.49 per night for a Double Queen. To make reservations call 706-216-1900 and ask for the NeSmith Racing discount.
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, 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 Dealer four 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. VP Racing Fuel is the Official Racing Fuel 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. RockAuto.com is an Official Sponsor of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series. NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Contingency Sponsors for 2012 are Dominator Race Products, Race Car Engineering, KRC, QA 1 Precision Products, Modern Images, Mike Custom Tanks, Shorty’s Shock Service, Schoenfeld Headers, Integra Racing Shocks, J.T. Kerr Racing Equipment, Kinser Air Filters, Trak-Star Race Cars, Warrior Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, GRT Race Cars, TNT Race Cars, and Stinger Race Cars.