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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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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.



McCall Inherits UARA STARS Holley Performance 150  

(October 23, 2005) – 2005 UARA STARS points chase contender Matt McCall battled one-hundred thirty laps with pole setter Andy Loden but was unable to make the pass for his forth win of the season until UARA Officials found an un-approved cylinder head on Loden in post race inspections. Loden was disqualified giving McCall his forth UARA STARS win of the season and extended his points lead over Jamey Caudill with two races remaining.


Thirty-six cars showed up for the 150 lap event at Tri-County Motor Speedway for the fourteenth event of the 2005 season. Loden making his first start with UARA was the last car to qualify and bumped RH2 way Rookie contender Kyle Grissom from the pole. With the front row set McCall would line up third followed by Jamie Yelton and Jamey Caudill completing the top five.


With the starting field being limited to twenty-eight starting spots fourteen drivers would have to run a last chance race with the top four advancing to the feature. Mt. Juliet, TN driver Andy Johnson wasted no time jumping out front and went on to win allowing him to transfer to the feature. Mark King, KC Cunningham and Tim Weaver were the other racers to transfer to the feature. RA Brown and Tony Grady took provisional to complete the twenty-eight car field.


Loden jumped ahead of Grissom at the drop of the green and put some distance between him and the rest of the field. McCall advance early making his way around Grissom and setting his sights on Loden. Taking over second place on lap twenty McCall would spend the next one-hundred thirty laps battling Loden but would fall a few car lengths short of the win. Caudill holding onto second in the points chase started to fall back late in the event and collected the back straight away wall with ten laps remaining. Caudill was able to make repairs and fight his way back to a fifteenth place finish.


Tony Grady turned in one of the best performances of the season. Grady blew his primary engine with five minutes remaining in practice. The T and G team went to work replacing the engine but failed to qualify into the top twenty-five. The team then chose to take a provisional starting spot in twenty-eighth. Grady missing some accidents was able to bring home a fifth place finish and gaining some ground in the points chase. Grady’s charge to the front earned him the East TN Trailers Hard Charger of the race.


RA Brown and Mark King also battled their way from bad starting spots to claim top ten finishing positions, Brown in seventh and King in eighth. Ross Furr was the RH2 way Rookie of the race with a twelfth place finish.


STARS will return to action this Saturday night October 29th for the Red Rose Hosiery ‘Spook 150” at Florence Motor Speedway. For More information please contact UARA STARS at 828-692-3833



Race Results Tri-County Motor Speedway - October 22, 2005

UARA Late Model

1.     23   Matt McCall

2.     8     Jamie Yelton

3.     27   Danny O’Quinn

4.     3    Randy Porter

5.     1    Tony Grady

6.     5    Lee Tissot

7.    60   R.A. Brown

8.    44   Mark King

9.  18   Jay Gerst

10.  01   Roger Powell

11.  79   Tim Weaver

12.  95   Robert Elliott

13.  25   Ross Furr

14.  11   K.C. Cunningham

15.  50   Jamey Caudill

16.  99   Dennis Queen

17.  26   Andy Johnson

18.  9     Jeff Myers

19.  68   Mike Geissen

20.  88   Lucas Ransome

21.  31   Kyle Grissom

22.  32   Kevin Leicht

23.  17   Junior Franks

24.  22   Keith Stiltner

25.  38   Marty Ward

26.  7     Ashley Huffman

27.  72   Josh Goble

DQ  29  Andy Loden

Street Stock

1.   88   Josh Burchette

2.   1     Donnie Buckner

3.   4     Ernie Harris

4.   9     Gary Lovelace

5.   33   Gary Deitz

6.   27   Marc Blue

7.   38   Jamey Mitchum

8.   3    Cliff Gauman

9.   42   Baron Kuritzky

10. 03   Kevin Eby


Mini Stock

1.  09   Randy Canipe

2.  10   Tim Canipe

3.  1     George Anen, Jr.

4.  72   Jason Cochran

5.  32   Chuck Wall

6.  7     Tyler Church

7.  49   Arnold Propst

8.  26   Kris Kanupp

9.  48   Doug Setzer

10.00   Hank Hefner

Fast and Furious

1.  8    Jody Church

2. 26   Jeff Wagoner

3. 14   Mike Sidden

4. 7    Bill Hodges

5. 114Donnie Wyatt




Current Point Standings



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Effective Immediately

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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