Bookmark and Share


$10,000 to WIN/$1000 to start at Greenville Speedway October 5th-7th!


11th Annual Gumbo Nationals Rapidly Approaching at Greenville Speedway


Greenville, Mississippi (09/20/17) – In less than three weeks it will be time to set the gumbo on fire as the 11th annual Gumbo Nationals will come to life at Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi) on October 5-7, 2017


This is a must-see event each year. In fact, in 2015 it was chosen to be one of’s Top-5 Super Late Model races of the year.


For 2017 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.  All Super Late Models will be required to run an 8" spoiler.


10th Annual Gumbo Nationals Main Event Payout

1)$10,000 2)$5,000 3)$2,500 4)$1,500 5)$1,300 6)$1,175 7)$1,150 8)$1,125 9)$1,100 10)$1,075 11-24)$1,000


$125 Entry Fee for Super Late Models


Super Late Model Tire Rule:

Must Punch 44:  Hoosier: 1350, Spec 21, Lucas 03 and A.R. 48.  NO TOLERANCE

Must Punch 60:  Hoosier:  1600, Spec 55, Lucas 06 and A.R. 56.  NO TOLERANCE

On Thursday, October 5 an Open Practice Session will be held.  Friday, October 6 will see qualifying as well as heat race action contested for the MSCCS Super Late Model division. Saturday night, October 7 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 $5,000-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 $125.

Also on the program for the weekend will be the Street Stocks battling for $1,500-to-win/$150-to-start ($40 entry fee), All Star Open Wheel Modifieds racing for $1,500-to-win/$200-to-start ($75 entry fee), Outlaws competing for $700-to-win/$100-to-start ($40 entry fee), and Pure Streets racing for $800-to-win/$100-to-start ($40 entry fee). 


Heat races for Street Stocks, Open Wheel Modifieds, Outlaws 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 7:30pm.  Saturday night will see pit gates opening at 2pm with driver’s meeting at 5pm and 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 $35 and Saturday night pit admission is $40.  Kids ages 6-14 years-of-age are $10 in the pits each night, and ages 5 & under are free. 


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


Greenville Speedway is located at 1026 South Raceway Rd, Greenville, Mississippi 38701.

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 .


This article posted by Greenville Speedway. Click here for more track information.