CONCORD, N.C. – The 15th Annual John Blewett III North South Shootout, in Memory of Charles Kepley – one of the nation’s premier short track events – will take place at Concord Speedway on Saturday, November 3.
A pair of 125-lap features for the Pro All Star Series (PASS) super late models and the potent Modifieds will headline the action in what promises to be an event not to be missed. The top modified drivers will be competing for the $10,000 top prize.
Action begins on Thursday, November 1 with a full day of practice. On Friday a full day of practice leads into a special night of racing featuring qualifying, a mini stock race, vintage racing and two 13-lap shootouts named after late modified legend Ted Christopher.
Saturday is the big day with an on-track autograph session at 11:40 and racing kicking off promptly at 1:00 pm, an hour earlier than previous years. The 125-lap PASS super late models are first with the 125-lap modified feature next. Also on the docket are races for the SK Modifieds, Limited Late Models, Chargers and the Vintage cars.
The schedule of events for the three-days:
Thursday, November 1:
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Rotating Practice for All Divisions
Friday, November 2: (General Admission $15 / Youth (Age 7-14) $5 / Kid 6 & Under Free)
10:00 am – 3:45 pm – Rotating Practice for All Divisions
Noon – Grandstands Open
5:00 pm – Qualifying: SK Modifieds, PASS, Modifieds, Mini Stocks
7:00 pm (Approximate) –
Saturday, November 3: (General Admission $40 / Reserved $45 / Top Row $60 – inc. pit pass
Schedule, entry forms, advance ticket sales, and other information is available at www.NorthSouthShootout.com . Further updates will also be made on the North South Shootout Facebook Page as well as through the @NSShootout Twitter Account.