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hosts Allen Hastings, Rick Mintor, Brad Myers, and Clint Smith.
This week's blockbuster show will include call-in guests Morgan
Bagley and William Thomas, while Montana Dudley will be live in
Out 2013 Season with Gobbler at Cleveland!
17, 2013) Senoia, Georgia
ace Clint Smith was back behind the wheel of his familiar
#44 entry for his 2013 season finale on Saturday evening,
November 16 at the Cleveland Speedway in Cleveland, Tennessee.
The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) once again
presided over the 25th edition of the 'Gobbler,' which
boasted a $5,000 payday. Clint laid down the quickest
lap in Group A during the SAS qualifying session, which
locked him into the pole position for the 50-lap main
event. At the end of the 'Gobbler,' the popular driver
known as the "Cat Daddy" found himself third
behind only race winner Jake Knowles and runner-up Jason
Hiett. Full results from Cleveland can be viewed online
Solid in World Finals at Dirt Track at Charlotte
10, 2013) Clint Smith drove
Todd Wood's #1cat Rocket racecar from November 7-9 at
the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North
Carolina. The seventh annual 'World Finals' kicked off
on Thursday with a pair of World of Outlaws Late Model
Series qualifying sessions, which set the heat race lineups
for the two $12,000 to win weekend blockbusters. Clint
clicked off the eleventh fastest lap in Group A for Friday's
program, while he laid down the eleventh quickest circuit
in Group B for Saturday's showdown.
At the 4/10-mile speedplant on
Friday night, Clint ran fifth in his heat race and second
in his B-Main to earn the outside tenth row starting spot
in the 50-lap main event. The Senoia, Georgia ace advanced
past five competitors during the race to claim a fifteenth
place performance. In Saturday's 'World Finals' finale,
Clint finished sixth in his heat race and second in his
B-Main prior to rolling off twenty-third on the grid in
the 50-lapper. The popular driver known as the "Cat
Daddy" blasted up inside of the top ten before eventually
earning a strong tenth place effort. Full results
from Charlotte can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
Rallies to Sixth in $20,000 National 100
4, 2013) Clint Smith Racing
stormed into the storied East Alabama Motor Speedway in
Phenix City, Alabama on November 2-3 for the 39th edition
of the 'National 100.' The unsanctioned Super Late Model
biggie drew 40 competitors to EAMS and all eyes were focused
on the hefty $20,000 top prize. On Saturday, Clint Smith
suffered mechanical troubles during qualifying, but later
blasted up to fifth in his stacked heat race. Following
a B-Main triumph on Sunday, Clint started the 100-lap
headliner from the inside of the ninth row. The Senoia,
Georgia ace then rallied past eleven cars during the 'National
100' on his way to a solid sixth place effort behind only
winner Rick Eckert, Tim McCreadie, Scott Bloomquist, Randy
Weaver, and Chris Madden. Complete results from EAMS can
be viewed online at www.eamsdirt.com.
Runner-Up in Ultimate Event at Toccoa!
(October 28, 2013) After
unfortunately failing to transfer into the $15,000 to
win 'Fall Classic' at the Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian,
Mississippi, Clint Smith salvaged his weekend on Sunday,
October 27 at the Toccoa Speedway in Toccoa, Georgia.
Clint timed in eighth quickest in Ultimate Super Late
Model Series qualifying last night, which locked him into
the outside of the fourth row for the start of the $4,000
to win feature event. Despite getting caught up in a first-lap
incident, which damaged the nosepiece of his #44 ride,
Clint blasted past six competitors during the 40-lapper
en route to a strong runner-up performance behind only
victor Chris Madden. Full results from Toccoa can be obtained
by clicking on www.ultimatesupers.com.
Racing Roars into Mag for Cotton Pickin 100
(October 13, 2013) Clint
Smith and his #44 team bolted into the Magnolia Motor
Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi on October 11-12 for
the annual running of the 'Cotton Pickin 100.' The unsanctioned
program drew 52 competitors to "The Mag," all
of whom were eyeing the $20,000 winner's check. On Friday
night, Clint grabbed the third and final transfer spot
through his heat race to earn the inside ninth row starting
spot for Saturday's main event. During the course of the
100-lapper, Clint was able to move up six spots in the
running order to claim a respectable eleventh place performance.
Full results from the weekend at Magnolia can be accessed
online at www.dirtondirt.com.
in Tarheel 50; Thirteenth at Dixie
(October 6, 2013) Clint
Smith Racing traveled to the Tri-County Race Track in
Brasstown, North Carolina and the Dixie Speedway in Woodstock,
Georgia over the October 4-5 weekend for a pair of late-season
special events. On Friday night at Tri-County, the 10th
Annual 'Tarheel 50' was held at the 1/4-mile bullring
and a $4,053 top prize was up for grabs. Clint Smith won
his B-Main to earn the seventh starting spot in the 53-lapper.
The Senoia, Georgia ace then picked off a pair of competitors
on his way to a solid fifth place effort behind only victor
Casey Roberts, Billy Ogle, Jr., Don O'Neal, and Brent
At Dixie on Saturday evening, the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series rolled into the Atlanta-area
venue to preside over the annual running of the 'Dixie
Shootout,' which boasted a $10,000 winner's check. Clint
clicked off the sixth quickest lap in Group B during the
qualifying session and later grabbed the fourth and final
transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the
50-lap main event from the outside of the eighth row,
Clint moved up three positions in the prestigious race
to garner a thirteenth place finish. Complete results
from both weekend battles can be accessed online at www.dirtondirt.com.
Tenth and Fifth in SAS Shows at EAMS!
30, 2013) Clint Smith and
his #44 team roared into the East Alabama Motor Speedway
in Phenix City, Alabama on September 28-29 for the 35th
Annual 'Alabama State Championship.' The Southern All
Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) presided over the storied
race for the first time and a pair of $4,000 top prizes
were on the line. On Saturday evening, Clint won his B-Main
in preliminary action and later moved up to finish tenth
in the 40-lapper. At EAMS on Sunday afternoon, Clint clicked
off the fourth quickest lap in Group A during qualifying
prior to climbing to fifth in the 40-lap feature to finish
behind only winner Shane Clanton, Ivedent Lloyd, Jr.,
Jonathan Davenport, and Chris Madden. Complete results
from both SAS battles can be viewed online at www.sasdirt.com.
Top Ten for
Clint Smith in Down & Dirty 75!
22, 2013) Clint Smith Racing
returned to World of Outlaws Late Model Series action
on September 20-21 at the dirt-covered Berlin Raceway
in Marne, Michigan. Following a rain-out on Friday night,
the entire program was condensed into a one-day, $15,000
to win showdown on Saturday. Clint Smith timed in tenth
quickest in Group A during the qualifying session and
later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through
his heat race. After starting the 'Down & Dirty 75'
from the outside of the seventh row, Clint was able to
pick off five competitors on his way to a solid ninth
place outing. Full results from Berlin can be viewed by
clicking on www.woolms.com.
Labor Day Holiday
Weekend Nightly Results...
(September 1, 2013) The
four-race Labor Day holiday weekend for Clint Smith Racing
wrapped up tonight at the Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove,
Pennsylvania with the $10,000 to win 'National Open.'
Clint Smith ran sixth in his heat race, but later grabbed
the third and final transfer spot through his B-Main into
the 50-lap main event. However, Clint was only able to
complete 22 circuits in the World of Outlaws Late Model
Series A-Main and was credited with a twenty-first place
(August 31, 2013) The
#44 team made the long overnight jaunt to the Selinsgrove
Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania for tonight's $8,000
to win 'Showdown On Sand Hill.' Clint Smith finished seventh
in both his heat race and his B-Main, but unfortunately
had motor issues during his consolation race. After receiving
a World of Outlaws Late Model Series provisional to gain
access into the 40-lapper, Clint started and parked Bub
McCool's back-up car to a twenty-fifth place finish.
(August 30, 2013) The
World of Outlaws Late Model Series rolled into West Virginia
Motor Speedway in Mineral Wells, West Virginia tonight
to sanction night two of 'RaceFest.' Clint Smith posted
the eighteenth quickest lap during time trials prior to
finishing fifth in heat race action. After rolling off
from the inside of the eighth row in the feature and making
a mid-race pit stop, Clint rallied to score a hard-earned
seventh place effort in the $10,000 to win, 50-lap affair.
(August 29, 2013) Clint
Smith Racing kicked off their huge Labor Day holiday weekend
with a $4,000 to win American Dirt Racing Association
(ADRA) show tonight at the West Virginia Motor Speedway
in Mineral Wells, West Virginia. Clint Smith laid down
the twelfth fastest lap during qualifying and later picked
up the win in his heat race. After starting the 30-lap
feature event from the outside of the fifth row, Clint
was able to pick off five competitors during the A-Main.
He finished fifth in the 'Suddenlink 30' at WVMS behind
only winner Steve Shaver, Josh Richards, Rick Eckert,
and Davey Johnson.
Racing Competes at Little Valley & Winchester
25, 2013) Clint Smith and
his #44 team followed the World of Outlaws Late Model
Series tour to the Little Valley Speedway in Little Valley,
New York and the Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Virginia
from August 22-24 for a pair of $10,000 to win battles.
On Thursday evening at Little Valley, Clint grabbed the
fifth transfer spot through his heat race, but unfortunately
retired from the 50-lapper after suffering mechanical
issues on lap 12 and wound up twenty-third in the final
rundown. At Winchester on Saturday night, Clint was not
able to transfer into the 'Raye Vest Memorial 50' after
finishing ninth in his heat race and eleventh in his B-Main.
Complete results from both venues can be located online
Fifth in Weekend Finale at Merritt Speedway!
18, 2013) Clint Smith Racing
returned to action in a World of Outlaws Late Model Series
doubleheader on August 16-17 in the Wolverine State of
Michigan. On Friday night at the Winston Speedway in Rothbury,
Michigan, Clint Smith ran third in his heat race prior
to winding up fourteenth in the final rundown of the $10,000
to win 'Winston 50.' At the Merritt Speedway in Lake City,
Michigan on Saturday evening, Clint won his heat race
and later led the first 39 circuits of the $10,000 to
win main event. At the conclusion of the 'Merritt 50,'
the Senoia, Georgia standout found himself fifth behind
only race winner Tim Fuller, Eric Spangler, Rich Neiser,
and Darrell Lanigan. Full results can be viewed online
Busy Week for
Clint Smith Racing in Upper Midwest
5, 2013) Clint Smith's
busy week in the Upper Midwest concluded tonight with
a stop at the Independence Motor Speedway in Independence,
Iowa. Clint clicked off the twelfth fastest lap in Group
A during World of Outlaws Late Model Series qualifying
and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through
his heat race. After starting the $10,000 to win main
event from the outside of the seventh row, Clint stayed
on the lead lap and eventually wound up fifteenth in the
final rundown of the 50-lapper.
(August 3, 2013) Senoia,
Georgia star Clint Smith wrapped up the 'USA Nationals'
weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway tonight. Clint wound up
twelfth in his B-Main and was unfortunately not able to
transfer into the $50,000 to win crown jewel event, which
was won by fellow WOOLMS ace Tim McCreadie.
(August 2, 2013) Things
really ratcheted up tonight at Cedar Lake, as preliminary
events for the 26th edition of the 'USA Nationals' took
place. Clint Smith posted the twenty-first fastest lap
in Group A during WOOLMS time trials and later placed
sixth in his loaded heat race. He will be in one
of the B-Mains tomorrow night at the 3/8-mile oval.
(August 1, 2013) Next
up for the Clint Smith Racing team was the start of the
annual 'USA Nationals' at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway
in New Richmond, Wisconsin. Clint Smith was unfortunately
deemed light at the scales following World of Outlaws
Late Model Series qualifying and subsequently scratched
from the remainder of the program. Therefore, he was unable
to make the start in the $6,000 to win main event.
(July 30, 2013) Clint
Smith and his #44 team embarked on the start of a busy
week in the Upper Midwest tonight at the Shawano Speedway
in Shawano, Wisconsin, as the World of Outlaws Late Model
Series sanctioned a $10,000 to win showdown. Clint timed
in twelfth quickest during the qualifying session and
later grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his heat
race. After starting the 50-lapper from the outside of
the sixth row, Clint unfortunately retired after only
23 circuits and wound up seventeenth in the final finishing
Picks Up $2,000 for PDC Non-Qualifiers Win!
28, 2013) Clint Smith Racing
resumed the World of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule
on July 26-27 at the Fairbury American Legion Speedway
in Fairbury, Illinois, as the national touring series
presided over the 24th Annual 'Prairie Dirt Classic.'
On Friday night, Clint Smith timed in twenty-fifth fastest
in Group B during qualifying and later finished eighth
in his loaded heat race. Following a seventh place run
in his B-Main on Saturday evening, Clint was unfortunately
not able to transfer into the $20,000 to win, 100-lap
'Prairie Dirt Classic.' The Senoia, Georgia hotshoe was
able to pick up a $2,000 paycheck; however, as Clint won
the Non-Qualifiers race after starting the 30-lapper from
the sixth position! Full results from the PDC weekend
can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
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