This has truly been a remarkable year for Jeremy Mayfield, and it looks like he’s saved the best for last. This morning, Mayfield announced his plans to compete in a full season of Dirt Late Model & Super Late Model racing in 2015 with the J2Mayfield Race Team. The rumors started to circulate back in February of this year that he may be considering a return to dirt racing – the type of racing he grew up competing within. This was confirmed in July, when pictures of his car appeared on Instagram.
been such a big supporter and friend over the years, and I’m so grateful to him and his team for the help they’ve provided. Of course, none of this would be possible without the awesome team around me back at the shop.”
As excited as everyone is to see Mayfield return to his roots, those who have seen the paint scheme for his car and hauler are gearing up for the fan reaction with something so ground-breaking.
The King of the Carolinas is a multi-day event that brings together top racers from all over the southeast. The unique format will see full racing shows on both Friday and Saturday night. Friday night will feature the 4th Annual SECA sanctioned Bill Hendren Memorial and will pay $3,000 to winner. Also on the card Friday night will be a $1,200 to win UMP Modified feature and a $1,000 to win Front Wheel Drive event. Gates open at 4:00 with racing at 7:30. Saturday night’s headliner will be the 15th Annual Carolina Clash Bash that will see the super late model winner walk away with $5,000. Also on the card that night will be a $1,500 to win UMP Modified feature, a $1,500 to win Street Stock feature, a $1,500 to win Renegade feature a $2,500 to win MMSA Four Cylinder feature and a $1,000 to win Thunder Sportsman feature. Gates will open at 2:00 with racing at 5:30.
For more information, please visit www.carolinaspeedway.net or call the race hotline 704-869-0313. We anticipate a sell out, so purchase tickets online in advance and be entered to win the ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE! Use code MAYFIELD to enter contest.
– Carolina Speedway press release. Photo credit: Speed51.com