Since its inception in 2003, the North-South Shootout has been one of the most anticipated events in short track racing nationwide.  Celebrating its 12th annual running October 31 and November 1 at North Carolina’s Caraway Speedway, this year’s event promises to offer fans even more action than ever from the Tour-type Modifieds, PASS Super Late Models and more.


Tickets are currently on sale and are going quickly from the Caraway box office.  Fans are encouraged to order their advanced tickets now by calling 336-629-5803 to ensure that they will be a part of the pageantry and excitement of the 12th Annual North-South Shootout.


“Each year since we’ve welcomed the North-South Shootout to Caraway Speedway, the fan support has been great,” said Darren Hackett, Caraway track promoter.  “North, south and everywhere in between, the fans have been calling us up in the past few weeks and grabbing their tickets to our biggest event of the season.  The Modifieds have one of the most passionate fan bases of any kind of racing in the country and their fans follow them wherever they go. There’s also a lot of interest in the PASS Super Late Model race and every other division we have competing on North-South weekend.


“Whether you’ve been a loyal supporter of the North-South Shootout over the years or you’re looking to make your first trip down to Caraway Speedway, this year’s race promises to be one of the biggest ones yet and we look forward to seeing you here.”


Special two-day general admission tickets for all the North-South Shootout racing action on Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1 are now on sale for just $45 if ordered before 6pm ET on Thursday, October 30.  In addition, youth ages 7 to 14 are just $10 in advance.  Two-day tickets for adults and youth go up by $5 at the gate, so call 336-629-5803 now for extra North-South Shootout savings.


Tickets for North-South Shootout Saturday, which includes the 12th Annual John Blewett, III North-South Shootout Modified feature and the PASS Super Late Model race, are also available for a special advance-purchase price of $35.  Tickets will go up to $40 if purchased at the gate on November 1.  Youth ages 7-14 are $10.


Keeping the North-South Shootout family friendly, kids age 6 and under are free all weekend long.


In order to take advantage of the advance pricing, tickets must be ordered either by phone at 336-629-5803 or at the Caraway Speedway box office by 6pm ET on Thursday, October 30.  After that, the at-the-gate pricing goes into effect.


The 12th Annual North-South Shootout also offers fans free on-site camping throughout Shootout weekend at Caraway Speedway.  Trackside camping spots are available for $100 for the entire North-South Shootout weekend.  Trackside campers must have pit passes to stay in the track all weekend.  Camping opens Thursday, October 30.


The 12th Annual North-South Shootout event will feature the Modifieds as well as the PASS South Super Late Models, Southeast Limited Late Model Series, USAC Midgets, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks and Legends Cars.  Shootout weekend kicks off on Thursday, October 30 with practice for all divisions at Caraway Speedway.  Racing action gets underway on Friday, October 31 with qualifying and several feature events.  The John Blewett III North-South Shootout feature will take center stage on Saturday, November 1 along with PASS and more.


Caraway Speedway is located in Sophia, North Carolina near Asheboro and just minutes from Interstates 85 and 74.


For tickets and more on the 12th Annual North-South Shootout, visit or call 336-629-5803.


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