FAYETTEVILLE, TN—The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by MaxFab will start the 2019 season in a different spot than the usual Cherokee Speedway March Madness. After the rainout at Cherokee Speedway the series will now open the 2019 season at the Southern Raceway in Milton, FL., for the 3rd Annual Bash at the Beach on Friday & Saturday night March 15-16 with a 30 lap $3,000 to win on Friday night and then on Saturday night a 60 lap $7,000 to win.


There will also be a Thursday night practice that will take place if the weather is good as of now the forecast is for 20% chance of rain on Friday & no chance of rain on Saturday. The forecast does have rain in it for Thursday so a decision on that taking place will be made on Wednesday.


This will be the first time the series will open up in the state of Florida and right now looks to be one of the best year shaping up for the series. New drivers and teams are looking to add their name to the Southern All Stars winners list was well as becoming the series champion on the oldest and longest running series in the country.


The 2019 Southern All Stars Championship run will also start with this event as it has in numerous years and there will be some familiar names coming back to the series as well as drivers that have intentions on running the series in 2019. Current champion and Cruise with the Champions/Dirtondirt.com Rookie of the Year Jay Scott of Fayetteville,, TN., will be back to defend his title in 2019 as well as the second place finisher Mark Dodson of Caledonia, MS., and fifth place finisher Joseph Faulkner of Flintville, TN., all are expected to return, Four time Southern All Star champion Riley Hickman has plans on returning to the series in 2019.


New drivers that have expressed interest in a 2019 title run include from the state of Georgia, Zach Leonhardi, Andrew Littleton, J R Moseley and Kenny Collins, from Mississippi Leon Henderson and Austin Arnold, from Tennessee Christian Hanger and from Alabama J T Seawright and Billy Franklin.. Many of these drivers will be running for the rookie title as well as championship and will be their first run at a touring series title.


Friday night race action will consist of SUNOCO Race Fuels/Knowles Race Parts qualifying, PPM Racing Products B Main and a 30 lap, main event.


Saturday race action will be SUNOCO Racing Fuels/Knowles Race Parts qualifying, Hoosier Racing Tires heat races, PPM Racing Products B Main and a 60 lap main event.


For more information Southern Raceway www.southernraceway.com or 850-623-2333.


For more information concerning the Southern All Stars contact Lynn Acklin – General Manager: 256-924-4546 www.sasdirt.com


Tire Rule: Hoosier 1350, 1600, Any 70.


Entry Fee: Friday & Saturday Each Night: $110.00


FRIDAY PURSE: (30 Laps): 1) $3,000 2) $1,500, 3) $900, 4) $800, 5) $700, 6) $600, 7) $575, 8) $550, 9) $525, 10) $500, 11) $400, 12) $390, 13) $380, 14) $370, 15) $360, 16) $350, 17) $340, 18) $330, 19) $320, 20) $310, 21) $300, 22) $300, 23) $300 24) $300


SATURDAY PURSE: (60 Laps): :$7,000; 2.$4,000; 3.$2,000; 4.$1,500; 5.$1,250; 6.$1,000; 7.$900; 8.$800; 9.$700; 10.$600; 11.$500; 12.$475; 13.$450; 14.$440; 15.$430; 16.$420; 17.$410; 18.$400; 19.$400; 20.$400; 21.$400; 22.$400; 23.$400; 24.$400


-Southern All Star Dirt Series Press Release and Photo

Southern All Stars Ready for 2019 Season Opener