BRASSTOWN, NC (March 18, 2019)—The Seventh Season of the Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels will begin on Friday March 22nd at Oglethorpe Speedway Park in Pooler, Ga. racing 40 laps for $4,000-to-win. The tour then will visit Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Ga. on Saturday March 23rd racing 50 laps for $10,000-to-win. This will mark the first-ever visits for the tour to the Georgia tracks.

 

Oglethorpe Speedway Park in Pooler, Ga. will open the Spring Nationals tour on Friday March 22nd paying $4,000-to-win and $400-to-start while the Street Stocks, Sharp Mini Late Models and Amateur 4 also race that evening. Hot laps are scheduled for 6:30 pm.

 

The second points event of the tour will take the Spring Nationals travelers to Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA racing 50 laps for $10,000-to-win on Saturday March 23rd. This will be another first-time track for the tour. In addition to the Super Late Models, the Crate Late Models, Bombers, Pure Stock and 602 Sportsman will also be in action. The gates open at 2:00 pm on Saturday.

 

The tire rule for the Oglethorpe/Cochran weekend is as follows: Hoosier 1300, 1350 and 1600 along with the American Racer 44, 48 and 56 compounds.

 

Oglethorpe Speedway Park Purse (40 Laps): 1) $4,000, 2) $2,000, 3) $1,400, 4) $1,000, 5) $800, 6) $700, 7) $600, 8) $550, 9) $525, 10) $500, 11) $480, 12) $470, 13) $460, 14) $450, 15) $440, 16) $430, 17) $420, 18) $410, 19) $400, 20) $400, 21) $400, 22) $400.

 

Cochran Motor Speedway Purse (50 laps): 1) $10,000, 2) $5,000, 3) $2,500, 4) $2,000, 5) $1,500, 6) $1,100, 7) $1,000, 8) $950, 9) $900, 10) $850, 11) $800, 12) $750, 13) $650, 14) $600, 15) $550, 16) $530, 17) $520, 18) $500, 19) $500, 20) $500, 21) $500, 22) $500.

 

2018 winners of the Spring Nationals included: Scott Bloomquist, Dale McDowell (three victories), Dakotah Knuckles, Michael Chilton (twice) and Devin Gilpin. Past Champions of the Spring Nationals Series are: Steve Casebolt (2013), Billy Ogle Jr. (2014), Donald McIntosh (2015-2016), Brandon Overton (2017) and Eric Wells (2018).

 

Further information on the Spring Nationals, Southern Nationals or Fall Nationals Series, please log on to www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com or call Series Promoter Ray Cook at (828) 360-5353 or PR Director/Announcer Chris Tilley at (828) 361-5981.

 

Oglethorpe Speedway Park is located at 200 Jesup Road in Pooler, GA 31322. For more information on Oglethorpe Speedway Park call (912) 964-8200 or log on to www.OSPRacing.net.

 

Cochran Motor Speedway is located at 241 Jim Winberly Road in Cochran, GA 31014. For more information on Cochran Motor Speedway call (478) 456-4036 or log on to www.CochranSpeedway.com.

 

2019 Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series Schedule:
March 22-Oglethorpe Speedway Park-Pooler, GA-$4,000 to win
March 23-Cochran Motor Speedway-Cochran, GA-$10,000 to win
March 29-Talladega Short Track-Eastaboga, AL-$4,000 to win
March 30-Senoia Raceway-Senoia, GA-$10,000 to win
April 12-Clay Valley Speedway-Coeburn, VA-$4,000 to win
April 13-Smoky Mountain Speedway-Maryville, TN-$10,000 to win
April 19-Blue Ridge Motorsports Park-Blue Ridge, GA-$4,000 to win
April 20-Toccoa Raceway-Toccoa, GA-$10,000 to win
May 17-Crossville Speedway-Crossville, TN-$4,000 to win
May 18-Thunderhill Raceway-Summertown, TN-$10,000 to win
May 24-Tri-County Race Track-Brasstown, NC-$4,000 to win
May 25-Dixie Speedway-Woodstock, GA-$4,000 to win
May 26-Rome Speedway-Rome, GA-$5,000 to win
May 27-411 Motor Speedway-Seymour, TN-$10,000 to win

 

-Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Press Release

-Photo credit: Speed51.com photo

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