of Podium Efforts for Cook in Crate Late Model in Winter Freeze!
8, 2015) Ray Cook Racing traveled south to Screven
Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia over the February 6-7 weekend
to compete in the 'Winter Freeze V' extravaganza. While they were
unable to bring their Super Late Model, Ray Cook did compete in
the Crate Late Model portion of the weekend. On Friday night,
Ray timed in seventh fastest during the qualifying session and
later climbed up to third in the $1,500 to win feature event.
At Screven on Saturday evening, the Brasstown, North
Carolina star qualified fourth quickest during time trials prior
to placing second in the dash. After starting the $2,000 to win
main event from the outside of the front row, Ray led the first
34 circuits in the 40-lapper before eventually settling for a
strong runner-up effort behind only victor Ben Faircloth. Complete
results from Screven Motor Speedway can be found online by pointing
your web browser to www.screvenmotorsports.com.
Ray Cook Suffers Engine
Woes in Cabin Fever 40 at Boyd's Speedway...
1, 2015) Ray Cook and his #53 team made the trip
to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Saturday, January 31
for the annual running of the 'Cabin Fever 40.' The unsanctioned
Super Late Model special at the Chattanooga area facility boasted
a $3,000 top prize. Ray clicked off the fastest lap of the 48
competitors during qualifying and later finished second in the
dash. After starting the 40-lap main event from the outside of
the front row, Ray was running in the third spot on lap 26 when
terminal motor problems ended his night prematurely. The Brasstown,
North Carolina standout was dropped to seventeenth in the final
finishing order of the 'Cabin Fever 40.' Complete results from
Boyd's Speedway can be accessed online at www.boydsspeedway.net.
Cook Runner-Up in
Crate Late Model Portion of Ice Bowl at TST
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
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.
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!