CARTERSVILLE, GA – NeSmith Racing officials have announced the 17-race 2016 NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series schedule of events that will take place at three different tracks in Northwest Florida and Southwest Alabama. This will be the second season for the NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series for NeSmith Late Models.

 

The 2016 NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series will be contested with seven races scheduled at Flomaton Speedway in Flomaton, AL, six races scheduled at Southern Raceway in Milton, FL, and four races scheduled at Northwest Florida Speedway in Baker, FL. The season will run from March 26 through September 24.

 

Southern Raceway will open the 2016 NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series season on March 26. They will also host races on April 23, June 11, July 9, August 13, and then present the final race of the 2016 NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series season on September 24.

 

Flomaton Speedway will present 2016 NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series races on April 9, May 14, June 18, July 16, and August 27. They also have a pair of tentative races scheduled for May 30 and July 4. One of those races could be a co-sanctioned event with the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Touring Division.

 

The quartet of 2016 NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series races scheduled for Northwest Florida Speedway are set for April 30. June 4, July 30, and September 10.

 

Drivers competing in the NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series will compete for a point fund, and will also be awarded points for the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series that features a $20,000 point fund that pays back through the Top 10 and $10,000 to the National Champion.

 

Joseph Joiner of Milton, FL is the defending champion of the NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series and he also finished ninth in the 2015 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series National point standings.

 

Flomaton Speedway is located at 913 Highway 113, Flomaton, AL 36441. For more information, visit the track web site at www.flomatonspeedway.com, or call 251-538-0546. You can also Like them on Facebook at Flomaton Speedway.

 

Southern Raceway is located at 9359 Nichols Lake Road, Milton, FL 32583. For more information call 850-623-2333, or visit the track web site at www.southernraceway.com. You can also Like them on Facebook at Southern Raceway.

 

Northwest Florida Speedway is located at 7186 Highway 189, Baker, FL 32531. For more information, call 850-665-4755, or visit the track web site at www.nwflspeedway.com. You can Like them on Facebook at Northwest Florida Speedway.

 

For more information and rules 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.

 

2016 NeSMITH PANHANDLE CHALLENGE SERIES SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

March 26: Southern Raceway – Milton, FL

April 9: Flomaton Speedway – Flomaton, AL
April 23: Southern Raceway – Milton, FL
April 30: Northwest Florida Speedway – Baker, FL

May 14: Flomaton Speedway – Flomaton, AL
May 30: Flomaton Speedway – Flomaton, AL (Tentative)

June 4: Northwest Florida Speedway – Baker, FL
June 11: Southern Raceway – Milton, FL
June 18: Flomaton Speedway – Flomaton, AL

July 4: Flomaton Speedway – Flomaton, AL (Tentative)
July 9: Southern Raceway – Milton, FL
July 16: Flomaton Speedway – Flomaton, AL
July 30: Northwest Florida Speedway – Baker, FL

August 13: Southern Raceway – Milton, FL
August 27: Flomaton Speedway – Flomaton, AL

September 10: Northwest Florida Speedway – Baker, FL
September 24: Southern Raceway – Milton, FL

 

-NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series Press Release. Photo credit: Roby Helm

NeSmith Releases Panhandle Challenge Series Schedule