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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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Mother Nature Prevails - Again at Tri-County Speedway

For Immediate Release

Hendersonville, North Carolina (April 11, 2009) - Friday April 10th the UARA STARS and Pro Challenge cars rolled into Tri County Speedway with a full day of activities planned.  It began as a sunny morning near 60 degrees and went down hill later in the day.   Cars are rolling thru inspection and preparing for practice when the rains began.  It rained for a spell then the Tri County track crew set to work. 


The track gets dried and UARA officials produce a revised daily schedule.  The two UARA practice sessions will be rolled into one and lose only thirty minutes time.  Practice begins and the drivers are pumped.  Twenty nine drivers hit the grid.


Coleman Pressley sets the pace with the fastest practice time followed by Paddy Rodenbeck, Richard Boswell, Matt McCall and Andy Loden being the top five quickest.

Kyle Grissom had the tenth fastest practice time but his day was looking bleak as it appeared to be ending on a sad note.  Grissom suffered mechanical problems, possibly a wheel and his car was stopped in turn four and will head to the pits via a wrecker.  Mother Nature could be his best friend of the day.

Practice goes very well with a few spins etc but the show is on go.

The Pro Challenge drivers hit the track for their practice session and all goes well.  Kyle Benjamin set the fast time for these young men.

THEN the rains begin again without mercy.  UARA officials are glued to the weather satellite but in the end it appears this race will be a wash.  After much deliberation it is finally decided before the grandstands even get a chance to open that the show will be cancelled.

Due to the Easter Holiday and the fact many families had pre existing plans it was decided this event will be rescheduled on May 22.

The UARA gave it their best shot but it just was not meant to be on this day.

The UARA-STARS will be in action again at Rockingham Speedway; April 18, 2009.


Practice and qualifying for Rockingham will be on Friday April 17, 2009.  Pit registration will begin at 6:30 Friday with qualifying at 4pm.



Date: 04/10/09 UARA-STARS Practice Results

Pos Car Name Fast Time
1 59 Coleman Pressley 16.487
2 81 Paddy Rodenbeck 16.501
3 88 Richard Boswell II 16.509
4 23 Matt McCall 16.544
5 29 Andy Loden 16.554
6 76 Darrell Wallace 16.593
7 50 Jamey Caudill 16.653
8 92 Matthew Godley 16.666
9 28 Brandon McReynolds 16.679
10 32 Kyle Grissom 16.695
11 21 John King II 16.704
12 8 Brennan Poole 16.708
13 25R Logan Ruffin 16.763
14 52 Brad Queen 16.765
15 12 Garrett Cambell 16.768
16 73 Owen Kelly 16.783
17 74 Caleb Holman 16.785
18 5 Lee Tissot 16.788
19 19 Kyle Moon 16.800
20 04 Ryan Gray 16.800
21 75 Paul Bryant 16.845
22 48 Scott Turlington 16.857
23 83 Dylan Presnell 16.858
24 41 Grant McGinnis 16.870
25 30 Jordan McGregor 16.934
26 15 Michael Rouse 16.942
27 11 Joey Bryant 16.990
28 60 R.A. Brown 17.049
29 10 Clint Almquist 17.283


Pro Challenge Practice Results

Pos Car Name Fast Time
1 71 Kyle Benjamin 17.502
2 70 Steve Berg Jr 17.740
3 05 Kyle Wilson 17.857
4 3 Trevor Edwards 17.897
5 77 Ryan Heavner 17.922
6 51 Megan Dillner 17.993
7 6 Chris Brown 18.327



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Press Release by: Wink Bodenhamer



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Tri-County Motor Speedway

4405 Hickory Nut Ridge Road

Hudson, North Carolina 28638

Office:  828-726-6600

Fax:  828-726-0800