4th Annual Ray Cook’s Tarheel Nationals August 27th

Ray Cook’s 4th Annual Tarheel Nationals $5300 to win August 27th

Ray Cook is once again hosting the 4th Annual Tarheel Nationals at Tri-County Race Track! This race seems to get bigger and better every year. With our two highlight classes of Pro Stock $5300 to win, along with Limited Flathead $2000 to win. The 3rd Annual Tarheel Nationals seen 300 entries for the ONE day event. We already setting our hopes even higher for the 4th Annual Tarheel Nationals. The Dawgwood Speedway crew will be on hand to assist Ray and his team with the race. If you have yet to come out to the Tarheel Nationals make plans now to attend!

Tri-County Race Track is 1/4 semi banked clay oval car track.


Pro Stock 375# HT-3 Guaranteed
1. $5,300
2. $1,000
3. $500
4. $250
5. $125
6-10. Set of Maxxis Tires
Entry Fee – $120
53 Laps – NO competition breaks
Qualifying will lock in the top 25 & ONE consolation race will advance the top 5 finishers.

Limited Flathead 375# HT-3 Guaranteed
1. $2,000
2. $600
3. $300
4. $200
5. $100
Entry Fee $100
20 Laps

Stock Medium(350# HT-3)
Stock Heavy(375# HT-3)
Pro Super Heavy(425# HT-3, Driver must weigh 200lbs)
1. $1000
2. $400
3. $200
Entry Fee – $75
20 Kart Minimum

Pro Junior 1(265# HT-3, Ages 8-10)
Pro Junior 2(290# HT-3, Ages 10-12)
Pro Junior 3(320# HT-3, Ages 12-15)
Semi Pro(375# HT-3)
Stock Super Heavy(425# HT-3, Driver must weigh 200lbs)
1. $500
2. $200
3. $100
Entry Fee – $55
15 Kart Minimum
*MUST run Semi Heavy to be able to enter.
*Rules to be eligible for Semi division is posted at the bottom of post (INCLUDING LIST OF INELIGIBLE DRIVERS)

Junior 1 Heavy(265# HT-3, Ages 8-10)
Junior 2 Heavy(290# HT-3, Ages 10-12)
Junior 3 Heavy(320# HT-3, Ages 12-15)
Semi Heavy(375# HT-3)
1. $200
2. $100
3. $50
Entry Fee – $25
15 Kart Minimum
*Rules to be eligible for Semi division is posted at the bottom of post (INCLUDING LIST OF INELIGIBLE DRIVERS)

Red Plate (235# HT-3, Ages 5-8, Gear rule 18/64)
$20 Entry Fee – 100% Payback

NO $5 insurance fee. ONLY $5 transponder fee per class


In the event a class does not meet its’ posted kart minimum, payback will be 100% of class entry fees. We believe the entry fees belong to racers and do not pocket any percentage of classes that don’t meet kart minimum.

*We will adhere to NKA rules and polices.
*All adult classes will utilize a big pipe. Junior classes will utilize a small pipe.
*Scoring will be completed utilizing MyLaps transponders. $5 per transponder fee will be assessed at registration.
*Borderline Junior drivers can advance ONE division.
*Junior classes will run 12 lap features. All other classes will run 15 lap features unless noted above.
*Semi Classes Driver Eligibility: To be eligible for Semi Pro/ Semi Heavy a driver cannot have won more than $2,000 in a single race at a National Karting League event. Now, we understand that there are drivers who may have won or placed higher in other races exceeding $2,000 but we simply cannot keep up with every race each weekend, therefore, this rule is based off of NKL events/ Dawgwood Speedway events.
*Maximum size for right tire for Red Platers is 34 1/2. It may be smaller but not bigger.


Andrew Dove
Austin Yarbrough
Cameron Carter
Chad Glover
Chad Haithcock
Clint Cash
Daniel Armstrong
Daniel Simmons
Duane Wade
Donnie Nall
Hunter Curtis
Jamie Hayes
Jamie Knopf
Jason Scruggs
Jerry Mullis
Jesse Riggins
Jonathan Cash
Jonathan Hagler
Justin Holt
Michael Smith
Nick Scott
Shay Chavous
Tyler Gray

Gate Times:
Saturday gates open at 12pm & practice will start at 3pm SHARP.
Gate Fee – $25

Gas must be purchased at:
Wag A Bag
4411 E. US Highway 64 Alt.
Murphy NC 28906

Preregistration will open Monday, August 1st at 9am. Click the link below. (You do not pay until race day)


Sponsor parking is available now. Regular reserved parking will open Monday, August 1st at 9am.

Sponsor Packages: **NO packages left**
$150 – 2 parking spots

Regular Reserved: $20 per spot

Contact Kerry Byers 678-982-2970. Call or text.


5186 Hwy 225 South
Chatsworth, Georgia 30705


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