Accent Health Care 35 set for Friday at RTR

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 14, 2007

COAL GROVE — Rocky Top Raceway’s next event is Friday with the Accent Health Care 35.

The 35-lap feature event will pay $3,000 to win for Late Models with $1,500 for second, $1,000 for third, and so on for $200 to start. Modifieds and Bombers will also be racing for regular purses.

This event comes on the heels of some other profiled RTR events.

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The first special event, the “Twin 30’s’” held on May 18 saw Rod Conley take the $2,000 Late Model win in exciting fashion with Doug Adkins taking the big $1,000 win in the Modifieds.

The second annual “Summer Sizzler” on June 15 saw R.J. Conley take the $3,000 win in the 40-lap feature.

The biggest race ever held at RTR on July 13 saw Steve Francis take the $5,000 in the “Engines Inc./Carl Grover Motorsports 50” sanctioned by the Independent Racing Series with Danny Hamilton winning the $1,000 “Bomber Bash 25.”

General admission is $15 with pit admission $28. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with Hot Laps starting the night’s action at 7:30.

There will be several giveaways for the fans. For more information visit: