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Cook Returns to Dixie Speedway for Bill Ingram Memorial
(July 1, 2018) A week removed from his first win of the season at Dixie Speedway, Ray Cook and the Wynn Motorsports team returned to the Woodstock, Georgia facility to compete in the 'Bill Ingram Memorial' on Saturday evening, June 30. The unsanctioned special for the Super Late Models boasted a $3,000 paycheck. Ray posted the eighth quickest lap overall during the time trial session and later started the 40-lap feature event from the outside of the fourth row. The Brasstown, North Carolina native then slipped outside of the top ten during the running of the 'Bill Ingram Memorial' and eventually garnered a twelfth place showing. Complete results from Dixie Speedway can be found online at www.dixiespeedway.com.

Ray Cook Cashes $2,000 Win Saturday at Famed Dixie Speedway!
(June 24, 2018) Ray Cook, of Brasstown, North Carolina, claimed his first feature win of the 2018 racing season on Saturday evening, June 23 at the historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia! Ray piloted the Wynn Motorsports #53 Capital racecar to the fastest lap overall during the qualifying session to earn the pole position for the 30-lap weekly Super Late Model main event. The driver known as the "Tarheel Tiger" then jumped out to the race lead at the drop of the green flag and never looked back en route to the flag-to-flag $2,000 triumph over Jake Knowles, Justin Shipley, Matt Bishop, and Mike Tinker! Full results from the Atlanta-area facility can be accessed online at www.dixiespeedway.com. (Prater Photo)

Cook Knocks Down Pair of Top Tens in Commonwealth of Kentucky
(June 17, 2018) The Wynn Motorsports team trekked north to the Commonwealth of Kentucky on June 15-16 for a pair of Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series showdowns. In the $4,031 to win 'Johnny Wheeler Memorial' on Friday night at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky, Ray Cook ran fourth in his heat race, won his consolation event, and later worked his way past eight competitors during the 31-lap feature event. At the checkers, Ray found himself up inside of the top ten and in the ninth finishing position.

Action quickly shifted to Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky on Saturday evening for the 'Mike Roland Memorial,' which boasted a $10,031 top prize. Ray grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his heat race - despite suffering from fuel pump issues - and later started the 50-lap main event from the inside of the seventh row. The Brasstown, North Carolina ace once again moved up inside of the top ten to garner a solid tenth place performance at the Kentucky bullring. Complete results from both weekend races can be found online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.

Ray Cook Takes Lead in Sweetwater; Suffers Untimely Flat Tire...
(June 10, 2018) Ray Cook and the Wynn Motorsports team rolled into I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, Tennessee on Saturday night, June 9 for a visit by the Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship Series. Ray stopped the clock second fastest in his group during qualifying to earn the inside of the second row for the start of the $3,000 to win headliner. The Brasstown, North Carolina ace then streaked into the race lead on lap 17, but suffered an untimely flat tire a few laps later. Ray returned to the track with new rubber, but later retired from the 40-lapper in the thirteenth position. Complete results from I-75 Raceway can be found online at www.ctpromotions.org.

Cook Battles Outlaws in Pair of $10,000 Shows in Volunteer State
(June 3, 2018) The Wynn Motorsports team and driver Ray Cook invaded the Volunteer State of Tennessee on June 1-2 for a pair of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tilts - each of which paid $10,000 to the winner. On Friday night at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee, Ray qualified twenty-second fastest during the time trial session before grabbing the sixth and final transfer spot through his heat race. Ray then vaulted up inside of the top ten in the running order during the 50-lapper before fading late in the distance to wind up fourteenth in the final rundown.

Another $10,000 top prize was on the line on Saturday evening at the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee. Ray stopped the clock eighteenth quickest during qualifying prior to running fifth in his loaded heat race. The Brasstown, North Carolina standout then started the 50-lapper from the inside of the eighth row, but went down a lap early in the feature distance and later retired in the twenty-third position. Complete results from the WOOLMS double-dip in Tennessee can be found online at www.woolms.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

Ray Cook Tackles World of Outlaws Events at Lavonia and Senoia
(May 6, 2018) Ray Cook and the Wynn Motorsports team entered a pair of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series shootouts in the Peach State of Georgia from May 3-5. The extended weekend kicked off on Thursday night at Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, Georgia, as a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs. Ray jumped the cushion during his qualifying laps, but rebounded to finish seventh in his stacked heat race and third in the B-Main. After starting the 50-lap feature event from the inside of the eleventh row, Ray raced hard early in the race before going a lap down to eventual winner Brandon Sheppard. The Brasstown, North Carolina ace wound up pulling off the racing surface and settled for a twenty-second place performance.

On Saturday evening on the "gray gumbo" at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia, a similar WOOLMS show was held and another $10,000 winner's check was on the line. Ray stopped the clock ninth fastest in Group B during qualifying prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the eighth row in the 50-lapper, the popular driver known as the "Tarheel Tiger" was door-slammed by another competitor hard enough to bend two wheels, but soldiered on to salvage a sixteenth place showing. Full results from both weekend races can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

Cook Returns to Racing Action; Scoots to Runner-Up Blue Ridge Effort!
(April 29, 2018) The Wynn Motorsports team and driver Ray Cook returned to racing action for the first time in over a month on Saturday night, April 28, as they invaded Blue Ridge Motorsports Park in Blue Ridge, Georgia. The Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presided over the dirt-slinging competition at the Peach State oval and 20 competitors signed into the pit area for the $4,000 to win battle. After knocking down the third quickest lap in Group A during qualifying, Ray rolled off from the inside of the third row in the 40-lap headliner. The Brasstown, North Carolina ace dropped back to seventh in the running order early in the feature distance before storming back to the front to claim a strong runner-up effort behind only victor Shawn Chastain. Complete results from Blue Ridge Motorsports Park can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com. (Brian McLeod Photo)

Ray Cook Endures Long Trip to Boyd's Speedway to Enter Shamrock
(March 24, 2018) Ray Cook and the Wynn Motorsports team headed to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Friday, March 23 for the annual running of the 'Shamrock,' which paid $12,000 to the winner. On the way to Boyd's, Ray's transporter caught fire and fortunately did not completely go up in flames. With the help of his own fire extinguishers, along with that of fellow racer Jason Deal and a local fire department, the racecar was saved and the transporter suffered as minimal damage as possible, which enabled Ray to limp to the Chattanooga-area racetrack. The Brasstown, North Carolina driver qualified seventeenth fastest in Group A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trials and later finished ninth in both his heat race and his B-Main. Unfortunately, Ray was unable to transfer into the 50-lap main event that was eventually won by Earl Pearson, Jr. Full results from last night at Boyd's Speedway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

Cook Caught Up in North Georgia Wreck; Retires Early in Ultimate Opener
(March 4, 2018) Next up on the racing calendar for the #53 team was a trip to North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, Georgia on Saturday evening, March 3 for the Ultimate Super Late Model Series lid lifter. A 31 car field assembled at the northern Georgia oval for the $4,000 to win shootout. Ray Cook knocked down the quickest lap during the qualifying session to earn Fast Time honors and the pole position for the 40-lap main event. After leading a couple of opening laps and contending early in the distance, Ray was unfortunately collected in a wreck with a spinning lapped car and retired from the contest on lap seventeen. The Brasstown, North Carolina standout settled for a disappointing twenty-fourth place effort following the incident. Complete results from NGS can be accessed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.

Dropped Driveshaft Spoils Cook's Bid to Win at Bulls Gap...
(February 25, 2018) Ray Cook and the Wynn Motorsports team invaded the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Saturday afternoon, February 24 for the annual running of the 'Frostbuster.' The Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship Series presided over the high-speed action at "The Gap" and Ray started off the day by picking up fast time honors during the qualifying session. After starting from the pole position in the $3,500 to win headliner, Ray led the first seven circuits of the 35-lap affair and was out front on lap eight when he unfortunately dropped a driveshaft. Due to the mechanical woes, the Brasstown, North Carolina ace was forced to retire from the contest in the twelfth position. Full results from the 'Frostbuster' can be accessed online at www.volunteerspeedway.com.

 

 

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