SPRING CITY, TN – The $2,000-to-win 2nd Annual Sam Williams Memorial race for the Sportsman Division, Double Features, and a Fireworks Spectacular will give fans their money’s worth this Saturday night at Mountain View Raceway. The Late Model, Open-Wheel Modified, 4-Cylinder, and Front-Wheel-Drive Divisions will also be in action this Saturday night.
Because of a rainout after the third feature race at Mountain View Raceway on June 25, the track will run two nights of racing in one this Saturday. The Open-Wheel Modified, 4-Cylinder, and Front-Wheel-Drive Divisions will run Double Features. The Sportsman Double Feature night will be July 30. The Late Model Division will also run a Feature Race this Saturday night.
After Hot Laps and Hot Lap Qualifying have been completed this Saturday night, the Open-Wheel Modified Main Event, Front Wheel Drive A and B Features, and the 4-Cylinder Division will run their Make-Up Features from June 25. Then the July 2 show will begin with Qualifying for the Sportsman, Open-Wheel Modified, and Late Model Divisions.
There will be a Spectacular Fireworks Show during Intermission followed by another round of Feature Events highlighted by the $2,000-to-win 2nd Annual Sam Williams Memorial Race for the Sportsman Division and Main Events for the Late Model, Open-Wheel Modified, and 4-Cylinder Divisions, plus A and B Features for the Front-Wheel-Drive Division.
The Sam Williams Memorial Race for the Sportsman Division will be a non-points race. All Feature Races Saturday night for the Late Model, Open-Wheel-Modified, 4-Cylinder and Front-Wheel-Drive Divisions will be Weekly Point Races. Because of the Double Features, the Kids Box Car Races have been postponed until July 16.
Richmond Gear will present a Special Victory Lane Product Certificate Award to the Winner and the Hard Charger of the 2nd Annual Sam Williams Memorial Race as a part of the Mountain View Raceway Contingency Connection Program. The Hard Charger will be the driver that improves their position the most from their assigned starting spot to the finish of the race.
Contingency Connection Racer Rewards Booklets worth over $4,000 in Motorsports Product and Equipment Product Certificates will be awarded by random draw to a driver in the Open-Wheel Modified, 4-Cylinder, and Front-Wheel-Drive Make Up Features. The race winners will draw a finishing position to receive the Racer Rewards after each race.
The 2nd Annual Sam Williams Memorial Race will honor the late Sam Williams of Crossville, TN, a late model competitor for many years in East Tennessee, who also competed many times at the old Spring City Raceway that was located on the site of Mountain View Raceway. Sam Williams’ #96 Race Car will be at Mountain View Raceway this Saturday night to lead the field to the Green Flag. Josh Walker of Ringgold, GA is the defending champion of the race.
Other top entries expected include Addison Cardwell of Knoxville, TN, Brandon Stanfield of Soddy Daisy, TN, Bradley Goodman of Spring City, TN, D.J. McMahan of Cedar Ridge, TN, Christian James of Soddy Daisy, TN, Tyler Dennis of Dayton, TN, Jeremy Shannon of Wartburg, TN, and Jesse Lowe of Crossville, TN.
This Saturday, the Pit Gate opens at 3 p.m. and the Grandstand and Tier Parking Gates open at 4 p.m. The Mandatory Pre-Race Registration and Technical Inspection will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Drivers Meeting is set for 6:15 p.m. and Hot Laps are scheduled for 6:45 p.m.
Pit Passes are $30 for Adults, $15 for Children 6-11, and Children 5 and under are admitted Free. The General Admission and Tier Parking ticket prices are $10 for race fans 12 and older, Children 6-11 are $5. and Children 5 and under are admitted Free. All Children must be accompanied by an Adult.
Mountain View Raceway where you can get “Your Thrill By The Hill” is located at 20626 Rhea County Highway (U.S. Highway 27), Spring City, TN 37381. For more information, call 423-405-8490 or visit the track website at www.mountainviewraceway.com. You can also like the Mountain View Raceway Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mountainviewraceway.
PHOTO CUTLINE: Josh Walker of Ringgold, GA is the defending champion of the Sam Williams Memorial Race for the Sportsman Division at Mountain View Raceway. The $2,000-to-win 2nd Annual Sam Williams Memorial Race will be held this Saturday night on the ¼-mile high-banked clay oval. (Mountain View Raceway Media File Photo by Greg Farmer)