PELETIER, N.C. – Five of the eight scheduled late model races at Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway will be run with an enhanced payout this year.
The Solid Rock Carriers Fast Five Late Model Series will consist of five races – four in the regular season. The four regular season races will pay $5,000-to-win each while the fifth race, the Christmas Clash, will pay significantly more to win.
“We’re excited to be launching our new Solid Rock Carriers Fast Five Late Model Series this year at Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway,” track owner Bob Lowery said. “Kirk Ipock has done so much for Late Model racing in this region and we’re proud to be able to work with him to make this series happen and continue making Carteret County Speedway the premier track in the United States.”
The Solid Rock Carriers Fast Five Late Model Series races will kick off on Saturday, April 3 as part of the 2021 season opener at Carteret County Speedway. The second race will be held on Saturday, May 15. The third race will be held on Sunday, May 30th as part of the sixth running of the Memorial Classic. The fourth race will be on Saturday, Aug. 7. The series will conclude on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Christmas Clash.
In addition to the enhanced purses, the Fast Five Late Model Series will also come with bonuses for drivers who win three or more Fast Five races. If someone wins three races, they will receive a $2,000 bonus on top of their race winnings, while four race wins would feature a $5,000 bonus and sweeping the series will come with a $10,000 bonus.
Other notes about the Fast Five Late Model Series:
- Purse: 1 – $5,000; 2 – $2,250, 3 – $1,200, 4 – $1,000, 5 – $800, 6 – $500; $500-to-start.
- Entry fee: $100 for early entry fee, $150 for late entry fees.
- Early entry fee deadline will be 12pm on the Thursday before the race.
- Races will under Carteret County Speedway Late Model rulebook.
- Tires: Four (4) Hoosier F45 tires.
- Distance: Races will be 100 laps.