10 Things to Know: Southern Super Series at Tri-County

The Southern Super Series heads to North Carolina on Saturday.


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The Southern Super Series heads north this weekend, competing at North Carolina's Tri-County Speedway. Here are 10 Things to Know ahead of Saturday's race in the Tar Heel State.

- The Southern Super Series will head to Tri-County Speedway for the second time in series history.

- The backdrop for this weekend is Tri-County Speedway, one of the most competitive tracks in the state. The track creates some great side-by-side racing that fans can enjoy.

- Chandler Smith won the 100-lap race held at Tri-County Speedway last season. Smith came from eighth and led 21 of the 100 laps for the win.

- William Sawalich set fast time in qualifying a year ago during the Southern Super Series event. He didn’t get the finish he was looking forward to, after a crash on lap 80 left him 17th in the final rundown.

- Stephen Nasse could be considered one to watch as he recently took the lead in the Southern Super Series and has been stringing together some solid points finishes over the past few races. Nasse led 62 laps a year ago before finishing second.

- The Southern Super Series race was highly competitive a year ago, when 15 drivers finished on the lead lap. The race saw five lead changes among three drivers.

- Bubba Pollard will be making his first laps at Tri-County Speedway this weekend as he did not run this event a year ago.

- The CARS Tour Pro Late Models will take part in this doubleheader event. Both the Pro Late Models and the Super Late Models will go 100 laps.

- There have been four different winners in four races this season with the CARS Tour Pro Late Models. Caden Kvapil, William Sawalich, Gio Ruggiero and Ryan Moore have won races with the series.

- Watch the Southern Super Series live on RacingAmerica.TV. The CARS Pro Late Models will be on CARSTour.TV.