Cochran Motor Speedway’s Street Stock World Championship Postponed

Mother Nature has managed to intervene for a final time during the 2018 season. Durrence Layne Racing and Cochran Motor Speedway officials have announced the postponement of the $5,000-to-win, 3rd Annual Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock World Championship Race.

The event, which was originally slated for December 28-29 at the Georgia oval, has been pushed back to January 10-12, 2019. A weather forecast calling for a high probability of rain led to the postponement.

The mega weekend atop the clay oval also includes Crate Late Models ($10,000-to-win), Late Model Sportsman ($2,000-to-win) and Bombers ($2,000-to-win).

The schedule for each rescheduled day will be the same as they were for the original dates. The on-track action at Cochran Motor Speedway will begin on Thursday night, January 10 with an Open Practice Session. The pit gate for the Open Practice will open at 4 p.m. The track will be open for practice from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

On Friday, January 11, the pit gate opens at 2 p.m. Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division pre-race registration and technical inspection will be open from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The driver’s meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. with hot laps at 6 p.m. Qualifying and heat races will be run on Friday night, January 11.

Cochran Motor Speedway Facebook photo

On Saturday, January 12, the Cochran Motor Speedway pit gate opens at 12 Noon. The driver’s meeting is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Hot laps will begin at 4:00 p.m. B-Main races and the championship finales will be run on Saturday, January 12.

Cochran Motor Speedway is located at 241 Jim Wimberly Road, Cochran, GA 31014. For more information call 478-456-4036, or visit the track web site at www.cochranspeedway.com.

For more information and rules about the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division, visit the series web site at www.durrencelayneracing.com.

About the author

Ben Shelton

Ben got his start at historic Riverside International Speedway. His accomplished motorsports media career includes journalist, race announcer, and on-air personality.
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