Outlaws Invade Fayetteville Motor Speedway for 2-Day First in Flight 100
CONCORD, NC — May 5, 2018 — (from May 1 Fayetteville Motor Speedway release) Fayetteville Motor Speedway, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, will host the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series, celebrating its 30th in 2018, on May 11-12th for the biggest Super Late Model event in the state of North Carolina. The First in Flight 100, presented by Hoker Trucking in memory of Carlton Lamm will pay a whopping $25,001 to Win and $2,000 to start. In addition to the mega-Feature, a Non-Qualifiers Race for drivers that don’t transfer into the main event will pay $2,000 to win and $300 to start. As an added bonus for drivers and fans on Friday night, May 11, the drivers that make it to the redraw out of each heat race will run a special Big C Dash For Cash, paying $500 to win, that will determine the top starting positions for Saturday’s 100-Lap $25,001-to-win Feature presented by Hoker Trucking.
Jim Long, promoter of Fayetteville Motor Speedway, has decided to make this mega event a tribute to Carlton Lamm, who recently passed away due to illness at age 77. Mr. Lamm is a former owner of Fayetteville Motor Speedway and long-time friend and sponsor of the track with his Dunn-Benson Ford Dealership located in Dunn, NC just 30 minutes north of the Race Track. Dunn Benson Motorsports, owned by Carlton and his son Kemp Lamm, will also be entered in the event with driver Bobby Pierce. The Big C Dash for Cash on Friday night will be a tribute inmemory of Mr. Lamm.
“We wanted to do something special this year to celebrate the 50th year anniversary of Fayetteville Motor Speedway. This historic event will be the largest payout ever at Fayetteville Motor Speedway, and there is no better way to celebrate then to have the World of Outlaws Craftsman Super Late Models as the main event. With the schedule of events over two days, race fans will get plenty of exciting racing action and see the top Super Late Model drivers from all over the country compete right here in Fayetteville, NC. We also wanted to pay tribute to a great man, Mr. Carlton Lamm, who has done so much for the sport of racing in this area and been a great friend to all of us here at Fayetteville Motor Speedway,” stated Jim Long Jr., promoter of Fayetteville Motor Speedway.
This year’s historic First in Flight 100, presented by Hoker Trucking will consist of two days of racing on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Super Late Models will qualify and run heat races along with the Big C dash for Cash on Friday Night. Then on Saturday night the World of Outlaws Craftsman Super Late Models that didn’t transfer into the main event through a Heat race will compete in the Last Chance Showdowns and the 20 lap Non-Qualifiers race with the 100-lap, $25,001-to-win Feature event concluding the festivities. Support classes will run both nights.
Tickets are still available online. Fayetteville Motor Speedway is located at 3035 Whitman Road in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Following the event, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models make their way to Atomic Speedway, in Waverly, OH, for the Outlaw Invasion on May 18-19, 2018.