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ARRINGTON, KING, NEACE, HOWARD, ADKINS, Digs Dirt @ Clay Valley Opener

Arrington digs the dirt, wins in Clay Valley grand opening KEVIN MAYS • kmays@timesnews.net COEBURN — Tyler Arrington survived five caution laps and a field of 10 cars Saturday to win the Crate Late Model division in the first dirt-track racing at Clay Valley Speedway. The former asphalt track known as Lonesome Pine Raceway was dormant for the past couple of years before new owners purchased it and converted it to a dirt track. ARRINGTON WINS FEATURE Saturday was the track’s grand opening and [...]


Pepsi Grand Opening set for March 23 at Clay Valley!!!

Join us for the Grand Opening of Clay Valley Speedway!!! Classes: SUPER LATE MODELS Crate Late Models LATE MODEL Street Stock Open Wheel Modified PURE 4’S Admission Grandstands $15 with children 12 and under FREE. Pit/Tier $25 with children 12 and under $15. Gate Times Pit gates open at 10 Drivers Meeting at 2:00 Hot Laps, Qualifying, and Racing to follow [...]


Post Date: March 20, 2019

Awesome Deals for the Drivers at Rockauto

One of our sponsors, RockAuto.com, has many great promotions and manufacturer rebates going on now. Take a look and save even more on their already reliably low prices! https://www.rockauto.com/lang/en/promo.html Shop now: http://www.rockauto.com/?a=RaceInNow rockauto [...]


Post Date: March 20, 2019

Clay Valley Announces 2019 Schedule **Schaeffer’s Spring & Fall Nationals, Renegades of Dirt, UCRA, American Crate All-Stars & More!!!

  Bobby & Bernice Hill, the new owners of Clay Valley Speedway, are proud to reveal the 2019 racing schedule of events at Clay Valley Speedway.  This track is an adventurous 3/8th mile, high-banked, clay oval fittingly nicknamed “THE CLAY COLISEUM.”   In the off season, Bobby & the track crew have been working hard to prepare the track.  They hauled over 350 loads of red clay from Castlewood, Virginia to the track in Coeburn, Virginia and they are eager to [...]


Clay Valley Locks Down Schaeffer’s Oil Spring & Fall Nationals!!

Schaeffer’s Oil Spring, Southern & Fall Nationals Series Release 2019 Race Schedules (December 7, 2018) The 2019 schedules for the Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series, the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series and the Schaeffer’s Oil Fall Nationals Series were revealed on Friday Morning during the 31st Annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis, Ind. Total purses, points funds and nightly bonuses are nearly $900,000 for the three Ray Cook-promoted tours while remaining the original premier set of regional racing [...]


LPR sold, will reopen as a dirt track

COEBURN — Lonesome Pine Raceway has been purchased by local businessman Bobby Hill, who has plans to reopen it as a dirt track in 2019. Karen Tunnell, general manager of Kingsport Speedway and the former GM at Lonesome Pine, will return to the track in some capacity, she said in Monday phone interview. “Bobby has been successful as a businessman, and he has a deep love for and history in racing,” Tunnell said. “He will do a good job with the track.” The track [...]


Lonesome Pine Raceway to have dirt surface

According to Kingsport Speedway general manager Karen Tunnell Monday, new Lonesome Pine Raceway owner Bobby Hill plans to reopen the dormant facility in Coeburn, Virginia, next year as a dirt track. Tunnell, who served as a general manager of LPR when it ran under the NASCAR banner, said the first load of dirt is expected to arrive Aug. 27 A variety of NASCAR greats including Richard Childress, Buck Baker, Harry Gant and Bobby Allison competed on the asphalt at LPR. In addition [...]