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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

2014 Turkey-100 Press Release

SWAINSBORO, GA —The 14th edition of the Turkey 100 is vastly approaching.  As last year, Mud Bogging will be part of the weekend’s action. New this year will be Go Karting on the new Swainsboro Kart Track.

The $20,000 to win Zaxby’s Crate Late Model event presented by Daniels Chevrolet and Coca-Cola will headline this year’s Turkey 100 at the Paul and Debra Purvis owned Swainsboro Raceway/Mud Bog/Go-Kart track in Swainsboro, Georgia on Thanksgiving weekend. Over $51,000 in Crate Late Model prize money will be up for grabs over the course of the three day event. This event will be the largest event weekend of the season for Swainsboro Raceway as the GM Performance Zaxby’s sponsored Crate Late Models will take to the track on November 27, 28 and 29, vying for the top spot and this year’s Turkey 100 Championship honors. In addition to the Zaxby’s Crate Late Models ($20,000 to win), the Scare House of the South (S.H.O.T.S.) 440’s ($350 to win), the Adams Construction Road Warriors ($350 to win), Kwik Shop Mini Stocks ($500 to win), Daniels Chevrolet Pure Stock ($700 to win) and Sunoco Super Street ($1,000 to win) will also be on the racing card for the weekend. On Thursday Evening (Thanksgiving Day) November 27th, the Turkey 100 Weekend kicks off with an open practice session for all divisions from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Gates will open at 4:00 p.m. Adult General Admission will be $5.00 with Children 11 and under admitted FREE. All pit Passes will be $10.00. On Friday afternoon the Gates will open at 12:00 p.m. with the Driver’s Meeting slated for 5:00 p.m. and Hot Laps will roll out at around 5:30 p.m. Adult General Admission will be $15.00 with Children 6-11 Admitted for $10.00 and Children under 6 admitted FREE. Pit Passes will be $25.00 for Adults while Children 6-11 admitted for $10.00. Friday’s action will see Hot Laps for all divisions, Zaxby’s Crate Late Model Time Trials (2 laps) and Heat Races (10 laps) plus Heat Races for all supporting divisions. A $400 Cash Award will be given from GRW Competition Engines in Dublin, GA to the fastest Crate Qualifier on Friday Night.

The Swainsboro Go-Kart Track which was built this year will be in on the action on Friday night.  Go Karters from the age of five and up will be competing in 12 classes.  

On Saturday Evening the Gates will open at 12:00 p.m. with the driver’s meeting at 4:00 p.m. and Hot Laps slated for 4:30 p.m. Adult General Admission will be $15.00 with Children 6-11 admitted for $10.00 and Children Under 6 admitted for FREE. Pit Passes will be $35.00 with Children 6-11 admitted for $15.00. Saturday’s action will see B-Mains for the Zaxby’s Crate Late Models and Feature racing for all divisions including the $20,000 to win Turkey 100 for the Zaxby’s Crate Late Models.

Also on Saturday afternoon the Swainsboro Mud Bog will rev up at 4:00 p.m. with mud slinging action to thrill the crowd. There will be action in seven classes –MODIFIED,  36” & UNDER STREET TIRES, 36 ½” TO 38 ½” STREET TIRE CLASS, 38 ½” SUPER STOCK, 39” TO 44” STREET  TIRES, 44” SUPER STOCK, AND TRACTOR TIRES.   Boggers will make their way through the Mud Pit for 100% pay back and $100 Bonus split among top 3 in all classes . “Come see the mud fly!!”

A three-day pit pass will be offered for $60.00 for Adults, and $30 for children 6-11, which can be purchased on Thursday at the Pit Gate during the open practice session, or a two-day Pit Pass will be offered for $50.00 for Adults, and $25 for children 6-11, which can be purchased on Friday. Also, this year we are offering A three-day Grandstand pass $30.00 for Adults, and $15 for children 6-11. Also a two-day Grandstand pass on Friday, $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 6-11.

The Host Hotel for Swainsboro Raceway & the Turkey 100 is the Bradford Inn of Swainsboro, please call (478) 237-2400 for details and please ask for the Swainsboro Raceway rate. The Swainsboro Raceway/Mud Bog/Go-Kart Track is located at 586 Modoc Road, Swainsboro, GA 30401. TURKEY 100 PAYOFF: 1) $20,000; 2) $7,500; 3) $3,000; 4) $2,000; 5) $1,800; 6) $1,500; 7) $1,300; 8) $1,100; 9) $1,050; 10) $1,000; 11) $950; 12) $900; 13) $850; 14) $840; 15) $830; 16) $820; 17) $800; 18) $750; 19) $700; 20) $700; 21) $700; 22) $700; 23) $700; 24) $700.

TURKEY 100 B-MAIN PAYOFF:  1) $750; 2) $400; 3) $300; 4) $200; 5) $150; 6) $75; 7) $75; 8) $75; 9) $75; 10) $75; 11) $50 on down. 


The Zaxby’s Crate Late Model entry fee is $175.00 if postmarked by October 31st and the entry fee will then be $225.00 after that date or the day of the race. Pre-Entry forms may be obtained by calling 478-252-1300. You can mail entry forms to: Swainsboro Raceway, 5372 Pinetucky Road, Wadley, GA 30477. Further information on the Swainsboro Raceway/Mud Bog/Go-Kart Track and the 14th Annual Turkey 100 Weekend by contacting the following: Swainsboro Raceway (478) 252-1300 or (478) 494-5005 or visit or .