PELETIER, NC – An action packed 2019 schedule was announced at Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway on Friday night, featuring 17 races throughout the year.

 

The highlights of the 2019 season schedule include the INEX Legends Asphalt Nationals on October 19th, the CARS Response Energy Tour on July 13th, the $10,000-to-win Solid Rock Carriers 150 on August 10th and the Carolina Mini-Stock Challenge on November 16th.

 

The 2019 season will commence on Saturday, March 30th with a $5,000-to-win Late Model race.  In addition to Late Models, the season opener will feature racing for Street Stocks, Mini-Stocks, U-CARs, Legends, Mini Cups and Champ Karts.  The race will have a 2pm start time.

 

The season continues on April 13th with a race headlined by Street Stocks.  Events will also take place on April 27th, May 11th, May 26th, June 8th, June 22nd, July 6th, July 27th, September 1st, September 21st, October 5th and November 2nd.

 

In addition to the CARS Tour and Legends Nationals, the Virginia Mini Cups will make their first appearance at Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway on Saturday, July 27th.  The East Coast Flathead Fords will compete on Saturday, April 13th and September 21st while the Southern Ground Pounders will make appearances on May 26th and November 2nd.  Super Trucks will headline racing on October 5th.  Other touring series races may be added to the schedule in the weeks ahead.

 

The full 2019 schedule, with divisions, is as follows:

Saturday, March 30th: 2019 Season Opener (2pm start time)
Divisions: Late Model ($5,000-to-win), Street Stock, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Karts

Saturday, April 13th: Spring Thaw
Divisions: Street Stock, Mini-Stock, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Karts, East Coast Flathead Fords

Saturday, April 27th: Clash at the Coast
Divisions: Late Model, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Kart

Saturday, May 11th: Short Track Shootout
Divisions: Street Stock, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends ($2,500-to-win), Mini Cup, Champ Kart

Sunday, May 26th: 4th Annual Memorial Classic
Divisions: Late Model, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Champ Kart, Southern Ground Pounders

Saturday, June 8th: Summer Sizzler
Divisions: Street Stock, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Kart

Saturday, June 22nd: Southern All-Star Showdown
Divisions: Late Model, Street Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Kart

Saturday, July 6th: Firecracker Clash
Divisions: Late Model, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Kart

Saturday, July 13th: CARS Response Energy Tour “Crystal Coast 125”
Divisions: CARS Late Model Stock Tour, Carolina Mini-Stock Challenge, Legends

Saturday, July 27th: SummerJam
Divisions: Late Model, Street Stock, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Mini Cup, Champ Kart

Saturday, August 10th: Solid Rock Carriers 150
Divisions: Late Model ($10,000-to-win), Mini-Stock, Legends, Mini Cup

Sunday, September 1st: 5th Annual Labor Day Classic
Divisions: Late Model, Street Stock, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Chap Kart

Saturday, September 21st: Bobby Watson Memorial Celebration
Divisions: Late Model, Street Stock, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Kart, East Coast Flathead Fords

Saturday, October 5th: Prelude to the Nationals
Divisions: Super Truck, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Kart

Saturday, October 19th: INEX Legends Asphalt Nationals
Divisions: Legends, Champ Kart

Saturday, November 2nd: Championship Night (2pm start time)
Divisions: Late Model, Street Stock, Mini-Stock, U-CAR, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Kart, Southern Ground Pounders

Saturday, November 16th: 2nd Annual 4-Cylinder Nationals (2pm start time)
Divisions: Mini-Stock, Legends, Mini Cup, Champ Karts

 

-Carteret County Speedway Press Release

-Photo credit: Speed51.com

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Carteret County Speedway Unveils 2019 Racing Schedule