Rock Gault Memorial
 Cherokee Speedway
Gaffney, SC
Friday, March 26, 2021 (March 26, 2021 to March 27, 2021)
Winner: Brandon Sheppard
2nd: Dale McDowell
3rd: Brandon Overton

Race Recap: SPLITTING THE BILL: Owens, Sheppard Win Twin Features at Cherokee

Friday night at Cherokee Speedway was double the Features, double the fun with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models. The 42-car field was split into two groups, running two 25-lap Feature events on night one of the Rock Gault Memorial doubleheader. While the number of laps were equal, the two Features were anything but similar. ACT ONE The first Feature was a war of attrition with drivers working… [Read More]

Race Results: 3/26/2021- Cherokee Speedway

Morton Buildings Feature 1 (25 Laps): 1. 20-Jimmy Owens [2][$5,000]; 2. 49-Jonathan Davenport [10][$2,500]; 3. 88-Trent Ivey [3][$1,750]; 4. 39-Tim McCreadie [11][$1,500]; 5. B1-Brent Larson [6][$1,200]; 6. 79-Casey Roberts [9][$1,100]; 7. 28-Dennis Erb [13][$1,000]; 8. 22-Chris Ferguson [4][$950]; 9. 421-Anthony Sanders [15][$900]; 10. 57M-Zack Mitchell [14][$850]; 11. 58-Ross Bailes [8][$800]; 12. 20H-Bryson Harper [17][$750]; 13. 44-Chris Madden [1][$700]; 14. 1D-Brent Dixon [18][$650]; 15. 18D-Daulton Wilson [7][$600]; 16. 7-Ricky Weiss [16][$550]; 17. 8-Kyle Strickler [5][$525]; 18. 11-Austin Kirkpatrick [12][$500]; 19. 6JR-Parker Martin [20][$500]; 20. 42-Doug Sanders [19]; 21. 23-Ahnna Parkhurst [21][]; 22. 14-Josh Richards [22];  Hard Charger: 49-Jonathan Davenport[+8]

Morton Buildings Feature 2 (25 Laps): 1. 1-Brandon Sheppard [6][$5,000]; 2. 17M-Dale McDowell [1][$2,500]; 3. 76-Brandon Overton [5][$1,750]; 4. O-Scott Bloomquist [2][$1,500]; 5. 70-Jeff Smith [3][$1,200]; 6. 16-Tyler Bruening [8][$1,100]; 7. 18-Chase Junghans [7][$1,000]; 8. 6B-Dillon Brown [10][$950]; 9. 19R-Ryan Gustin [12][$900]; 10. 1P-Earl Pearson [13][$850]; 11. 29V-Darrell Lanigan [15][$800]; 12. 97-Cade Dillard [9][$750]; 13. 24D-Michael Brown [19][$700]; 14. 57-Adam Yarbrough [11][$650]; 15. 40B-Kyle Bronson [14][$600]; 16. 42K-Cla Knight [16][$550]; 17. 89-G.R. Smith [21][$525]; 18. 6-Blake Spencer [17][$500]; 19. 25-Shane Clanton [4][$500]; 20. 99B-Boom Briggs [18][$500]; 21. 54-David Breazeale [20]; Hard Charger : 24D-Michael Brown[+6]

Qualifying Flight-A: 1. 22-Chris Ferguson, 14.867; 2. 20-Jimmy Owens, 15.137; 3. 44-Chris Madden, 15.169; 4. 57M-Zack Mitchell, 15.229; 5. 18D-Daulton Wilson, 15.256; 6. 88-Trent Ivey, 15.318; 7. 8-Kyle Strickler, 15.367; 8. B1-Brent Larson, 15.369; 9. 421-Anthony Sanders, 15.382; 10. 49-Jonathan Davenport, 15.397; 11. 79-Casey Roberts, 15.41; 12. 11-Austin Kirkpatrick, 15.42; 13. 28-Dennis Erb, 15.428; 14. 58-Ross Bailes, 15.434; 15. 39-Tim McCreadie, 15.45; 16. 1D-Brent Dixon, 15.603; 17. 20H-Bryson Harper, 15.61; 18. 7-Ricky Weiss, 15.639; 19. 42-Doug Sanders, 15.912; 20. 6JR-Parker Martin, 15.973; DNS. 23-Ahnna Parkhurst, NT; DNS. 14-Josh Richards, NT

Qualifying Flight-B: 1. O-Scott Bloomquist, 14.9; 2. 76-Brandon Overton, 15.103; 3. 1-Brandon Sheppard, 15.237; 4. 25-Shane Clanton, 15.288; 5. 24D-Michael Brown, 15.332; 6. 54-David Breazeale, 15.402; 7. 18-Chase Junghans, 15.474; 8. 70-Jeff Smith, 15.486; 9. 97-Cade Dillard, 15.498; 10. 19R-Ryan Gustin, 15.568; 11. 17M-Dale McDowell, 15.57; 12. 40B-Kyle Bronson, 15.679; 13. 89-G.R. Smith, 15.753; 14. 6B-Dillon Brown, 15.754; 15. 29V-Darrell Lanigan, 15.793; 16. 42K-Cla Knight, 15.809; 17. 57-Adam Yarbrough, 15.856; 18. 16-Tyler Bruening, 15.863; 19. 1P-Earl Pearson, 15.925; 20. 99B-Boom Briggs, 15.991; 21. 6-Blake Spencer, 16.152

Drydene Heat #1 – Flight (A) (8 Laps) – Top 11 Transfer- 1. 22-Chris Ferguson [1]; 2. 8-Kyle Strickler [4]; 3. 44-Chris Madden [2]; 4. 18D-Daulton Wilson [3]; 5. 79-Casey Roberts [6]; 6. 39-Tim McCreadie [8]; 7. 28-Dennis Erb [7]; 8. 421-Anthony Sanders [5]; 9. 20H-Bryson Harper [9]; 10. 42-Doug Sanders [10]; 11. 23-Ahnna Parkhurst [11]

Drydene Heat #2 – Flight (A) (8 Laps) – Top 11 Transfer- 1. 20-Jimmy Owens [1]; 2. 88-Trent Ivey [3]; 3. B1-Brent Larson [4]; 4. 58-Ross Bailes [7]; 5. 49-Jonathan Davenport [5]; 6. 11-Austin Kirkpatrick [6]; 7. 57M-Zack Mitchell [2]; 8. 7-Ricky Weiss [9]; 9. 1D-Brent Dixon [8]; 10. 6JR-Parker Martin [10]; 11. 14-Josh Richards [11]

Drydene Heat #3 – Flight (B) (8 Laps) – Top 11 Transfer- 1. O-Scott Bloomquist [1]; 2. 1-Brandon Sheppard [2]; 3. 17M-Dale McDowell [6]; 4. 18-Chase Junghans [4]; 5. 97-Cade Dillard [5]; 6. 57-Adam Yarbrough [9]; 7. 1P-Earl Pearson [10]; 8. 29V-Darrell Lanigan [8]; 9. 6-Blake Spencer [11]; 10. 24D-Michael Brown [3]; 11. 89-G.R. Smith [7]

Drydene Heat #4 – Flight (B) (8 Laps) – Top 11 Transfer- 1. 76-Brandon Overton [1]; 2. 70-Jeff Smith [4]; 3. 25-Shane Clanton [2]; 4. 16-Tyler Bruening [9]; 5. 6B-Dillon Brown [7]; 6. 19R-Ryan Gustin [5]; 7. 40B-Kyle Bronson [6]; 8. 42K-Cla Knight [8]; 9. 99B-Boom Briggs [10]; 10. 54-David Breazeale [3]


Rock Gault Memorial
March 26, 2021 to March 27, 2021
Cherokee Speedway
153 Speedway Rd
Gaffney, SC 

 http://cherokeespeedwaysc.com

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Event Description
The most powerful Late Models on the planet battle it out for $40,000 — the highest-paying race in Cherokee Speedway history.

Series
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series

To Win Amount
$5,000.00

Event Schedule
March 25th 2021
Pit Gates Open @ 5:00pm
Open Practice 7:00pm-10:00pm

March 26th 2021
Pits Open @ 2:00pm
Grandstands Open @ 3:00pm
Drivers Meeting - 6:30pm
Hot Laps - 7:00pm

Order of Events
602 Mideast Late Models Hot Laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Hot Laps
Mideast Street Stocks Hot Lap/Qualifying
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Qualifying - 3 Cars/ 2 Laps
602 Mideast Late Models Qualifying
Extreme 4 Hot Laps
Opening Ceremonies
Mideast Street Stocks Heats- 6 laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Heats - 8 Laps
Extreme 4 Heats- 6 Laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Redraw
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model LCS - 10 Laps (if needed)
Mideast Street Stocks LCS (if needed)
602 Mideast Late Model Feature- 20 Laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model A Feature - 25 Laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model B Feature - 25 Laps
Mideast Street Stock Feature- 20 Laps
Extreme 4 Feature- 15 Laps



March 27th 2021
Pits Open @ 2:00pm
Grandstands Open @ 3:00pm
Drivers Meeting - 6:30pm

Order of Events
Hot Laps - 7:00pmCRUSA 604 Late Models Hot Laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Hot Laps
Mideast Street Stocks Hot Lap/Qualifying
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Qualifying - 3 Cars/ 2 Laps
Thunder Bomber Hot Laps
Opening Ceremonies
Mideast Street Stock Heats- 8 Laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Heats - 8 Laps
CRUSA 604 Late Models Heats- 6 Laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Redraw
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model LCS - 10 Laps
Mideast Street Stocks LCS (if needed)
Thunder Bomber Heats- 6 Laps
World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Feature - 60 Laps
Mideast Street Stocks- 25 Laps
CRUSA 604 Late Model- 20 Laps
Thunder Bomber Feature- 15 Laps




To Win Amount
$5,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Concrete

Stadium Seating
Stadium Seats are allowed

Handicapped Seating
Top Row of frontstrech

Handicapped Parking
25 spots up in front parking

Pit Age Limit
NO age restriction for pits. 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian.

Pit Gate Location
Turn 1 side of the facility

Personal Coolers
yes/ any

Credit Card Use
Concessions, Ticket Window

Alcohol Sales
yes - No galss

Smoking Policy
no

Family Section
Flagstand to turn 4

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Cost
free

Closest Airport
Greenville/Spartanburg

Other Airport
Charlotte




Cherokee Speedway
153 Speedway Rd
Gaffney, SC 

 http://cherokeespeedwaysc.com

Track Phone
(864) 489-1969

Track Email
 [email protected]

Track History
Built in 1961
Reconfigured from a 1/2 mile to a 3/8 mile in 2007

Track Size & Type
3/8 mile

Late Model Track Record
Ross Bailes – 14.568 on 1/26/20

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Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Price
free


Competitor Downloads
 https://www.dirtcarmembers.com/downloads.php

Competitor Info
Event Format:
1-20 Entries = Overall Qualifying | Two Heats | All Cars Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw
21-24 Entries = Overall Qualifying | Three Heats | All Cars Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw
25-27 Entries = Overall Qualifying | Three Heats | Top 6 Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw | One LCS | Top 4 Transfer
28-31 Entries = A/B Group Qualifying | Four Heats | Top 4 Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw |One LCS | Top 6 Transfer
32-47 Entries = A/B Group Qualifying | Four Heats | Top 4 Transfer | Top 2 from each heat redraw |Two LCS | Top 3 Transfer
48+ Entries = A/B Group Qualifying | Six Heats | Top 3 Transfer | Heat Race Winner Redraws | Three LCS | Top 2 Transfer

Friday Event Payout: 25 Laps X2
1. $5,000; 2. $2,500; 3. $1,750; 4. $1,500; 5. $1,200; 6. $1,100; 7. $1,000; 8. $950; 9. $900; 10. $850; 11.$800; 12. $750; 13. $700; 14. $650; 15. $600; 16. $550; 17. $525; 18. $500; 19. $500; 20. $500;

Saturday Event Payout: 50 Laps
1. $40,000; 2. $15,000; 3. $10,000; 4. $4,000; 5. $3,500; 6. $3,000; 7. $2,800; 8. $2,700; 9. $2,600; 10. $2,500; 11.$2,000; 12. $1,800; 13. $1,600; 14. $1,500; 15. $1,400; 16. $1,300; 17. $1,200; 18. $1,200; 19. $1,200; 20. $1,200; 21. $1,200; 22. $1,200; 23. $1,200; 24. $1,200 Tow Money: $110 - MUST start LCS in order to receive Tow Money

Technical & Safety Rules:
GENERAL RULES: Under the guidelines of Chapter 1
TECHNICAL & SAFETY RULES: Under the guidelines of Chapter 3
Weight Rule is 2350. Pound per lap burn off in the Feature event ONLY

Tire Rules:
ALL FOUR (4) CORNERS: (Hoosier 1350) (American Racer 48)
RIGHT REAR OPTION: (Hoosier D70) (American Racer HD70)
GROOVING AND SIPING IS ALLOWED

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