SOHPIA, N.C. — The Southern Modified Racing Series (SMRS) has made a change in the schedule for the balance of the 2017 Season. The September 2 series race at Southern National Raceway Park (Kenley) has been cancelled. A new season finale has been added at Orange County Speedway on Saturday, October 21.


The season finale will be a 75-lap race with no pit stop – an all-out race for the final series checkered flag of the season and it will crown the 2017 series champion. Teams will have an optional test day on Friday, October 20th. The race will share the spotlight with the Pro All Star Series (PASS) Southern Super Late Model Tour.


The SMRS raced at Orange County on March 25 with Brandon Ward of Winston-Salem getting the victory. Ward finds himself in a torrid point battle: he is merely 10 points ahead of Bobby Measmer Jr (Concord) and Jeremy Gerstner (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) who are tied for second.


The SMRS races next at Caraway Speedway on Saturday, August 26. The remaining schedule is:

Saturday, August 26: Caraway Speedway, Sophia, N.C.
Saturday, September 9: Caraway Speedway, Sophia, N.C.
Saturday, September 16: Concord Speedway, Concord, N.C.
Saturday, September 30: Hickory Motor Speedway, Hickory, N.C.
Saturday, October 21: Orange County Speedway, Rougemont, N.C.


More information on the Southern Modified Racing Series is available at or on the organizations Facebook page.


-Southern Modified Racing Series Press Release

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Southern Modified Racing Series Announces Schedule Changes