Monday, December 08, 2008

Welcome to 

Tri-County Motor Speedway

Hudson, North Carolina


Located in Western North Carolina, Tri-County Motor Speedway is a 4/10 mile banked asphalt track racing weekly on Friday night as it has for most of it's existence.  A NASCAR Home Track facility, TCMS features Late Models as it's premier division and has been a proving ground for many of today's rising talents.

Come check out the action at TCMS, 5 minutes from I-40 in Hudson, NC.



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The Official Host Hotel of TCMS

Quality Inn in Hickory, North Carolina is the official hotel of Tri-County Motor Speedway. The hotel is next to the Hickory Regional Airport on Highway 321. The drive time to Tri-County Motor Speedway is 20 minutes.  Please contact Wendi Boyd (Director of Sales) at (828)431-2100 for the special Tri-County Motor Speedway rate.



Pepsi Sponsors Season Opener

By Pat Simmons

Hudson, NC (April 11,2005)---Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Hickory has joined Tri-County Motor Speedway in Hudson, NC, for the 2005 season and has come aboard as the sponsor of the season opening Pepsi 250 on Friday, April 15th.


Pepsi and track owner/promoter Russ Leicht inked the deal last week.  Pepsi is sponsoring the entire event, consisting of a 150 lap Late Model Stock event, the Pepsi Super Stock, Street Stock, Mini Stock, Fast and Furious, and the Tri-County Mini’s will also be on the card for the evening.


Tri-County Motor Speedway is proud of their partnership with Pepsi, who will also be the sponsor of the Super Stock division for the season and the name will become the Pepsi Super Stock Challenge for the full sized V-8 powered racers.


Pepsi has stepped up to the plate as our sponsor for the first race of the season and will play an important role with the track as sponsor of the Pepsi Super Stock Challenge division.  Pepsi is a popular brand with the fans and we are happy to provide their products.  Working with Sammy Burnett has been a great experience and I look forward to our involvement in the future,” says Russ Leicht, owner and promoter of TCMS. “I am sure Pepsi will enjoy working with the fine drivers we have in the Super Stock class.”


Pepsi has long been associated with the sport of auto racing and has been involved in every level of racing from the weekly short tracks to the Nextel Cup ranks. “We are happy to be associated with Russ and Tri-County Motor Speedway this season.  We are excited to be there and to be the sponsor for the Super Stock division and we feel it is an excellent way to showcase our products,” commented Sammy Burnett, the East Division Sales Manager of Pepsi-Cola Bottling in Hickory.


The 4/10th mile asphalt hosts racing on Friday nights, beginning April 15th and running weekly until September 30th.  There will be racing in seven different divisions with various special events such as the Allison Legacy Series and the USAC Ford Focus Midgets.


The first race, the Pepsi 250, will be a 150 laps for the Late Models with $3000 to win on April 15th.  Pits open at 4:00pm with grandstands opening at 6:00pm.  Practice starts at 6, qualifying at 7 and the green flag flies at 8:00pm.



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Attention Racers:

Effective Immediately

Tri-County Motor Speedway is available for testing and/or special events.

Interested parties or series please contact Mickey @ 704.929.6666  


Tri-County Motor Speedway

4405 Hickory Nut Ridge Road

Hudson, North Carolina 28638

Office:  828-726-6600

Fax:  828-726-0800