NeSmith Series in Columbus on Saturday

June 15, 2012 10:42:14 AM

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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. --¬†Week 12 of the 2012 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series season will see 12 races at 11 tracks in four different states. 

 

There will be four races tonight and eight races Saturday night. East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Ala., will play host to action tonight and Saturday night. 

 

East Alabama Motor Speedway will open NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Week 12 competition tonight with a $600-to-win race, and then on Saturday night, EAMS presents an $800-to-win race. 

 

Also in action tonight with NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Weekly Racing Series Week 12 events will be Hattiesburg Motorsports Park in Hattiesburg, Malden Speedway in Malden, Mo., and Smokey Harris Speedway in Haleburg, Ala. 

 

Other Saturday night NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Week 12 races will be held at Clayhill Motorsports in Atwood, Tenn., Columbus Speedway in Columbus, Deep South Speedway in Loxley, Ala., Greenville Speedway in Greenville, Pike County Speedway in McComb, Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn., and Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian. 

 

Mickey Trosclair, of Luling, La., leads the battle for the $10,000 2012 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series National Championship with 583 points. Trosclair will look for his 13th win of the season in Week 12 competition, and he is the only driver to post a victory in each of the first 11 weeks of the 2012 season.  

 

Trosclair is also eligible to pick up 25 Bonus Points this weekend with his fourth straight week of competition to bring him up to the maximum allotment of 100. Trosclair holds a 16-point lead over Brent Barrett, of Cleveland, who has 567 points. Shannon Lee, of Lumberton, is third with 557 points, and Bobby Jordan, of McCarley, is fourth with 545 points. 

 

For more information about the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series tracks, visit the series web site at www.nesmithracing.com and click the Tracks page on the Weekly Racing Series web site. 

 

For more information about the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series, visit the series web site at www.nesmithracing.com, or visit the series on Facebook at NeSmith Racing.