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March 25th, 2015 - Southern All Stars & Cherokee Speedway Will Try Again Sunday March 29th For March Madness 13
2The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series has been like everybody else in the racing business this year dodging rain, moving dates and trying to get the 2015 season underway.  The first big weekend for the series to open up got split into two separate weekends and now that weekend is here with the 13th Annual March Madness at the Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC. Sunday afternoon March 29th the race will be a 60 lap green flag event paying $7,500 to the winner and $600 to start. <<MORE>>

March 23rd, 2015 - 13th Annual March Madness Fast Facts
2The 13th Annual March Madness will be race #2 in the 2015 Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series schedule.  The 60 lap main event will pay $7,500 to win.

The starting field is set for 24 cars, including provisionals. All cars will qualify for starting positions in 10 lap heat races, cars not transferring will run in B Mains to determine up to 22 starters with the final two spots for highest driver in the 2014 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Final points standings and the current 2015 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series points that have not made the event. <<MORE>>

March 16th, 2015 - Southern All Stars Adjust Schedule
The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series has adjusted it schedule for the April event at the Smoky Mt Speedway in Maryville, TN., as the date was originally set for Saturday night April 25th  it has now been moved to Friday night April 24th and now will be a part of a doubleheader weekend with the Spring Nationals. <<MORE>>

March 8th, 2015 - Randy Weaver Takes Bama Bash At East Alabama
2 The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series opened up the 2015 season a week later than it was supposed at the East Alabama Motor Speedway with the 18th Annual Bama Bash and former series champion Randy Weaver of Crossville, TN., scored his 27th career series win. (Heath Lawson Photo)

In White Performance Qualifying on Saturday night another former series champion Chris Madden of Gray Court, SC., set fast time with a lap of 15.227 seconds with Weaver second fast, 2015 Cruise with the Champions/Dirt on Dirt Rookie of the Year contender Dillon Tidmore of Glencoe, AL., third, long time East Alabama Motor Speedway and part time series competitor Terrance Nowell of Phenix City, AL., fourth quick and 2014 Southern All Star Rookie of the Year Chris Wilson was fifth quick. <<MORE>>


February 26th, 2015 - Bama Bash Rescheduled For March 6-8
2East Alabama Motor Speedway officials announced today that the 18th Annual Bama Bash will take place on Friday, Saturday & Sunday March 6-8 in Phenix City, AL.

The race will still be sanctioned by Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series it will now be a 50 lap $6,000 to win, $500 to start event with open practice on Friday night, qualifying & heat races on Saturday night and the B mains and 50 lap feature on Sunday afternoon.

Schedule for weekend will be pit gates opening at noon on Friday with practice starting at 6 pm, Saturday will be pits gates opening at noon, hot laps starting at 5 pm, then on Sunday pit gates will open at 10 am with races starting at 11 am. <<MORE>>


February 25th, 2015 - Southern All Stars Opening Weekend Has Been Postponed Due To Weather
The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series opening weekend has fallen due to the winter storm that will be hitting the south later this afternoon and evening.

East Alabama Motor Speedway officials have decided to look for another date for the 18th Annual Bama Bash as the grounds have already been saturated and heavy rain is in the forecast for another 1-3 inches of rain this afternoon and tonight.

Also the 13th Annual March Madness race at the Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC., has also been postponed to due to the rain, ice and snow that is in the forecast for the rest of the week. <<MORE>>

February 24th, 2015 - Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Joins Lucas Oil & World Of Outlaws Concerning Shock Rule
The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series is taking “preventative” measures, just like the Lucas Oil Series & World of Outlaws Late Model Series and has issued a technical bulletin to limit exotic and developing technologies in racing shocks.

The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series decision to outlaw four styles of shocks was made after numerous phone calls from concerned drivers that run part time with the series as well as series regular drivers, citing cost as the main contributing factor for the rule change. This rule will go into effect this weekend at the series opening weekend events East Alabama Motor Speedway & Cherokee Speedway. <<MORE>>

February 20th, 2015 - 13th Annual March Madness Fast Facts
2The 13th Annual March Madness will be race #2 in the 2015 Southern All Stars opening weekend of racing.  The 60 lap main event will pay $10,000 to win.

The starting field is set for 24 cars, including provisionals. All cars will qualify for starting positions in 10 lap heat races, cars not transferring will run in B Mains to determine up to 22 starters with the final two spots for highest driver in the 2014 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Final points standings and the current 2015 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series points that have not made the event. <MORE>>

February 19th, 2015 - 18th Annual Bama Bash Presented By Hoosier Tire Fast Facts
2The 18th Annual Bama Bash Presented By Hoosier Tires opens the 2015 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Season.  The 100 lap race will pay $15,000 to win along with $5,000 in lap money.

The starting field is set for 24 cars, including provisionals. All cars will qualify for starting positions in 15 lap heat races, cars not transferring  will run in B Mains to determine  up to 22 starters with the final two spots for highest 2 drivers in the 2014 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Final points standings that have not made the event. <<MORE>>


February 5th, 2015 - 13th Annual March Madness Set For Cherokee Speedway March 1st
2 The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series will be a part of the 13th Annual March Madness at the Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC., on Sunday March 1st that will pay the winner $10,000 and be the second day of a Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series weekend that includes the night before the 18th Annual Bama Bash at the East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, AL., making it a possible $25,000 to win weekend for one driver. <<MORE>>

January 27th, 2015 - Riley Hickman, Chris Wilson & Mike Head Take Top Billing At Southern All Stars Banquet
The Cleveland County Club in Cleveland TN., was the setting for the 2014 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series banquet and by the talk among the drivers, crewman, friends and family, the 2015 racing is shaping up to be a good year.

2014 Champion Riley Hickman of Cleveland, TN., took home the top honors for the second year in a row as Hickman took three wins with the series, at Boyds Speedway, Talladega Short Track and Cleveland Speedway. Hickman also bagged the top honors for the car builder of the year for Chip Vineyard Race Cars of Knoxville, TN., and motor builder of the year with Vic Hill Racing Engines of Mosheim, TN., Brad “Urkel” Carvin also took his second crew chief of the year as he helped Hickman to 11 top five finished and 13 top tens. <<MORE>>


December 31st, 2014 - Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Set Annual Awards Banquet Saturday Night January 24th
The Cleveland County Club in Cleveland TN., will be the host facility for the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Awards Banquet on Saturday night January 24, 2015 with a reception held at 6pm, dinner at 7pm and awards ceremonies around 8pm.

The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Annual Awards Banquet will honor the Top 5 drivers in the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series for the 2014 season, plus many other special awards including the induction of two new members to the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Hall of Fame, as well at the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Promoter of the Year. <<MORE>>


December 17th, 2014 - Magnolia Motor Speedway Make Southern All Star Governors Cup $10,000 to win July 17th & 18th
Officials from the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series & Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS., have agreed to change the purse for the 12th Annual Coca Cola Governors Cup.  The race originally set up for a $4,000 to win event will now be a $10,000 to win event with a $1,000 to start and will take place on Friday & Saturday night July 17th & 18th.

“I think this will be great weekend for the Southern All Stars to come in to Magnolia and put on a great show for one of their largest purses of the season and it will be help build up a traditional event with the great working relationship that we have with the series over the years” said Magnolia promoter Johnny Stokes. <<MORE>>


December 15th, 2014 - Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series Will Officiate the 2015 Ice Bowl At Talladega Short Track January 8-11
2Officials from the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series will once again be overseeing the rules and race procedures for the Super Late Model and Limited Late Models at the 2015 Ice Bowl January 8-11 2015 at the Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL.

The rules for both classes are posted on the Talladega Short Track website at www.talladegashortrack.com The Super Late Models will compete in a $6,000 to win event while the Sportsman/Limited Late Model will compete in a $2,500 to win event.  Qualifying and heat races for both divisions will be on Saturday with consolation and feature events on Sunday. <<MORE>>

November 21st, 2014 - Hickman Captures Gobbler & Second Southern All Star Championship At Cleveland
2The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Gobbler 50 concluded the 2014 series season Friday night with Riley Hickman of Cleveland, TN., getting his first Gobbler win and also collecting his second straight Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series point’s championship.  Hickman used lapped traffic to his advantage and worked his way under David Payne of Murphy, NC, to take over second  then set his sights on Kent Robinson of Bloomington, IN.,  and got by him on lap 37 to take the $5,000 payday in a spirited three car battle for the top spot.  Robinson in first start with the Southern All Stars came him in second with David Payne third in his best Gobbler finish, fourth to Jason Welshan of Maryville, TN., and fifth to Aaron Ridley of Chatsworth, GA. <<MORE>>

October 18th, 2014 - Riley Hickman On His Way To Second Southern All Star Championship With Talladega Win
2The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series returned to the Talladega Short Track Saturday night the fall NASCAR weekend and 2013 series champion Riley Hickman of Cleveland, TN., put on a dominating performance as he arrived at the track in Riley Hickman fashion late, missed hot laps, then went out for White Performance Qualifying and set overall fast time of the 35 cars on hand with a 14.814 then proceeded to lead the entire 40 lap event to get his second win of the season and padded his series points lead. <<MORE>>

September 28th, 2014 - Clanton & Weaver Take Southern All Star Wins At East Alabama
2The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series returned to the 36th Alabama State Championships for the second year in a row to sanction the super late model portion at the East Alabama Motor Speedway and under what many described as the worst possible weather forecast all four days of the event took place with Shane Clanton and former Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series champion Randy Weaver taking the  wins in the twin 40 lap $4,000 to win events on Saturday night & Sunday afternoon. <<MORE>>

September 20th, 2014 - Randy Weaver Wins Southern All Star King of The Mountain At Smoky Mt Speedway
2The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series finally got back into action after a long layoff and it did not disappoint as tow Southern All Star Champions Randy Weaver of Crossville, TN., and Chris Madden of Gray Court, SC., put on a classic battle for the $5,000 first place prize to be the King of the Mountain at Smoky Mt Speedway Saturday night before a near capacity crowd.

Madden led White Performance Group Qualifying with a time 15.825, along with Madden out of Group A Randy Weaver, Skip Arp and Jason Welshan got locked into the 40 lap main, while out of Group B Jeff Wolfenbarger, Casey Roberts, Skylar Marlar and Terry Wolfenbarger were locked in. The PPM Racing Products B Mains were won by Chad Ogle and Tommy Kerr. (MRMRacing.net Photo) <<MORE>>