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Cook Runner-Up in Crate Late Model Portion of Ice Bowl at TST
(January 12, 2015) Ray Cook Racing was busy during the 'Ice Bowl' weekend at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama on January 10-11, as they entered both a Super Late Model and a Crate Late Model at the track deemed as the "Hornets Nest." In Super Late Model competition, Ray Cook fought ignition woes all weekend. Ray qualified sixth fastest in his group during qualifying on Saturday and later finished fifth in heat race action. After running third in his B-Main on Sunday, Ray received a Past Champion Provisional and rolled off from the outside of the thirteenth row in the $6,000 to win headliner. During the course of the 50-lapper, the Brasstown, North Carolina ace hustled his #53 ride past fifteen competitors en route to a steady eleventh place performance.

Behind the wheel of his Crate Late Model, Ray laid down the quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session and later scored the win in his heat race. After starting the 40-lap main event from the inside of the second row, Ray was a major factor to vie for the $3,000 top prize. The popular driver known as the "Tarheel Tiger" quickly moved up to second, battled for the lead in lapped traffic, and eventually settled for a runner-up effort behind only race winner Jason Welshan. Complete results from the busy 'Ice Bowl' weekend can be obtained by clicking on www.talladegashorttrack.com.

Ray Cook Opens 2015 Campaign with Sixth Place Run in Hangover 40
(January 2, 2015) Ray Cook and his #53 team kicked off their version of the 2015 racing season as soon as they could, as they entered the 5th Annual 'Hangover 40' at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee on Thursday, January 1. A strong field of 46 competitors signed into the unsanctioned Super Late Model special, which boasted a $4,000 winner's check.

Ray started his afternoon by posting the sixth fastest lap in his group during the qualifying session and later placed second in his heat race behind only prelim victor Walker Arthur. After starting the 40-lap headliner from the outside of the sixth row, Ray did the best he could with his 525 motor on the rough, hooked-up racetrack. The Brasstown, North Carolina ace moved up six positions during the 'Hangover 40' to bag a solid sixth place performance in his season lid lifter behind only winner Donald McIntosh, Walker Arthur, Stephen Breeding, Pierce McCarter, and Jeremy Hines. Complete results from 411 Motor Speedway can be accessed by pointing your web browser to www.411motorspeedway.net. (Wells Racing Photography)

Ray Cook Racing Scheduled to Start 2015 with Hangover Race at 411!
(December 15, 2014) Following the conclusion of the recent Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis, Ray Cook announced today that he plans to open up his 2015 campaign on Thursday, January 1 with the 5th Annual 'Hangover' race at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee! Weather pending, the CT Promotions event will pay $4,000 to the winner of the Super Late Model special. You can view the upcoming 2015 schedule dates that Ray confirmed today by clicking on the SCHEDULE page of the website!

Ray Cook Closes Out 2014 Campaign in Gobbler 50 at Cleveland Speedway
(November 22, 2014) Ray Cook Racing put the finishing touches on their 2014 racing season on Friday night, November 21 in the annual 'Gobbler 50' at the newly reopened Cleveland Speedway in Cleveland, Tennessee. The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) presided over the Super Late Model portion of the program and a $5,000 top prize was on the line. Ray Cook knocked down the sixth fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session prior to scoring the win in his consolation event. After rolling off from the inside of the sixth row in the 50-lap feature event, Ray was able to move up a couple of spots on his way to a ninth place effort.

The Brasstown, North Carolina ace also entered a Crate Late Model and vied for a $1,500 payday in the 'Gobbler 50' undercard. Ray clicked off the fastest lap during time trials to earn Fast Time honors and later started the A-Main from the pole position. He then ran second during the entire first half of the race before he was wrecked by another competitor, which sent him hard into the wall - severely damaging both ends of his MasterSbilt racecar. You can view complete results from the 'Gobbler 50' by pointing your web browser to www.sasdirt.com. (Wells Racing Photography)

Cook Seventh in Deep Fried 75 at Duck River Raceway Park
(November 16, 2014) Ray Cook and his #53 team ventured to Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee over the chilly November 14-15 weekend. The 3rd Annual 'Deep Fried 75' was a Southern Nationals Bonus Race and boasted an $11,000 winner's check. On Friday night, Ray qualified third quickest in Group A during the time trial session and later scored a heat race triumph on Saturday afternoon at DRRP. After starting the 75-lap headliner from the pole position, Ray ran second early in the distance before eventually fading to a seventh place performance due to a loose racecar. Complete results from the 'Deep Fried 75' weekend can be obtained online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.

Ray Cook Competes in World Finals at Dirt Track at Charlotte...
(November 9, 2014) Ray Cook Racing invaded the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina from November 6-8 for the 8th Annual 'World of Outlaws World Finals.' The final two events of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series campaign paid $12,000 to the winner and drew a stellar field of 77 competitors to the 4/10-mile speedplant. With new sponsor Motion Sensors, Inc. on board for the weekend, Ray Cook started on Thursday night by posting the twenty-fifth fastest lap in Group B during qualifying for Friday's program and the twenty-second quickest time for Saturday's showdown.

In front of a standing-room-only crowd in Charlotte, Ray finished seventh in his heat race and sixth in his B-Main on Friday night, while he wound up seventh in his heat race and eighth in his B-Main on Saturday evening. Unfortunately, those efforts were not able to put the Brasstown, North Carolina ace into the 50-lap headliners, which were won by Darrell Lanigan and Jimmy Owens respectively. Complete results from the extended weekend in the Charlotte area can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

Ray Cook Racing Welcomes Motion Sensors, Inc. On Board for Charlotte!
Click to Learn More!(November 5, 2014) With the upcoming 'World Finals' at the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte right around the corner, the Ray Cook Racing team would like to welcome a new sponsor - Motion Sensors, Inc. - on board for the November 6-8 weekend in Concord, North Carolina. Motion Sensors, Inc. (MSI) has been manufacturing speed sensors since 1970. Their original sensors were developed to meet the extreme temperature cycling, high shock, and vibration demanded by applications in the turbine flowmetering industry. Over the years, their product line and expertise has significantly expanded to include a wide range of speed sensing technologies and industry applications.

Two rounds of qualifying will take place at the 4/10-mile oval on Thursday night, which will set the stage for two separate shows on Friday and Saturday. The final two events on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule will feature 50-lap main events, with each race paying $12,000 to the winner. A standing-room-only crowd of over 15,000 spectators is expected for the huge 'World Finals' weekend in the Charlotte area. You can learn more about Motion Sensors, Inc. by pointing your web browser to www.motionsensors.com.

 

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