Smoky Mountain Speedway will host the Mountain Moonshine Classic on Saturday.

The event will include three races from three different sanctioning bodies.

The Schaeffer’s Iron Man Late Model Series has a $3,000 first-place award. Maryville’s Robby Moses leads the series point standings heading into the weekend fresh off his win last week. A number of top local and regional super late model drivers will be on hand vying for the prize.

The Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series will make its debut in 2019. The top finisher will win $3,000. Jake Knowles leads the series standings followed by Cruz Skinner, Oakley Johns, Tyler Wood and Jake Rainey.

The Brucebilt Iron Man Modified Series will also make its first visit to Smoky Mountain Speedway. A $2,000 prize will be awarded to the first-place finisher.

Pit gates open at 2 p.m. Grandstand and tier parking gates open at 4 p.m. The driver’s meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. followed by hot laps and racing action at 7 p.m.

Grandstand ticket prices are $20 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6-11 and free for children 5 and under. Tier parking tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for kids 6-11 and free for children 5 and under. Pit passes are $35 for adults and $20 for kids 11 and under. Minors 18 and under must submit a Minor Release and Waiver of Liability form signed by a legal guardian. Forms can be downloaded from the track’s web site.

During intermission, there will be a coin and candy toss for kids 11 and under in the grandstands and in tier parking.

Contest awards include a ride in the track’s new water truck during the parade laps of the Iron Man Late Model race as well as the opportunity to wave the green flag for that race.

Smoky Mountain Speedway will also be offering several meal deals throughout the night.

For more information, contact the speedway at 865-856-8989 or visit www.SmokyMountain Speedway.com.

This account is used by The Daily Times freelance sports writers and for staff reports.

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