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Gumbo Nationals- $10,000 to Win/ $1,000 to Start



Contact: Ben Shelton (

September 17th, 2015


9th Annual Gumbo Nationals on October 1st-3rd at Greenville Speedway


Greenville, Mississippi (09/17/15) – In less than two weeks it will be time to set the gumbo on fire as the 9th Annual Gumbo Nationals will come to life at Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi) on October 1st-3rd, 2015


For 2015 the Super Late Model division will battle a total payout in excess of $40,000 as the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) Super Late Model thunders into town. The finale will be headlined by a $10,000-to-win/$1,000-to-start, 75 lap feature, which again matches the richest event in the facilities history. 


9th Annual Gumbo Nationals Main Event Payout

1)$10,000 2)$5,000 3)$2,500 4)$2,000 5)$1,500 6)$1,200 7)$1,150 8)$1,125 9)$1,100 10)$1,075 11)$1,050 12)$1,025 13-24)$1,000

$125 Entry Fee for Super Late Models


On Thursday, October 1st an Open Practice Session will be held.  Friday, October 2nd  will see qualifying as well as heat race action contested for the MSCCS Super Late Model division.  Saturday night, October 3rd will be headlined by a pair of b-main events and the 75 lap finale


The NeSmith Weekly Crate Late Models will contest their own $3,000-to-win/$300 to start event with time trials and heat race action on Friday night, while b-mains and their finale will be held on Saturday night. Crate Late Model entry fee is $100.

Also on the program for the weekend will be the Street Stocks battling for $1,000-to-win/$150-to-start, Open Wheel Modifieds racing for $1,500-to-win/$150-to-start ($30 entry fee) and Pure Streets racing for $700-to-win/$100-to-start.  Heat races for Street Stocks, Open Wheel Modifieds and Pure Street will be held on Friday night, while Saturday's program will include b-mains and the big finales for the divisions.


In total over $70,000 will be distributed during the huge event. Complete payouts for all divisions may be found at .


On Thursday evening gates open at 5pm with an Open Practice Session from 7pm to 10pm.  Friday night will find pit gates opening at 4pm with racing action at 7pm.  Saturday night will see pit gates opening at 2pm with racing action starting at 5:30pm.


Grandstand admission is free on Thursday night.  Grandstand admission is $15 for adults on Friday night with kids $5.  On Saturday night grandstand admission is $20 kids $5. Grandstand gates open at 5pm on Friday and 4pm on Saturday.


Pit admission on Thursday night is $15.  Friday night pit admission is $30 and Saturday night pit admission is $35.  Kids ages 6-14 years-of-age are $10 in the pits each night, and ages 5 & under are free.  Three day pit passes are available for $75.


There will be a FREE catfish lunch for all drivers and teams on Saturday at noon. Also all drivers will get a FREE Gumbo Nationals t- shirt. 

Racers and race fans, please note that we have plenty of camper spots with hookups available at no charge.


For more information on the event, please contact James Clolinger at 662-822-2662, Wesley Washington at 662-822-7071, Ben Shelton at 901-335-3037 or visit .


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