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Cook Caught Up in North Georgia Wreck; Retires Early in Ultimate Opener
(March 4, 2018) Next up on the racing calendar for the #53 team was a trip to North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, Georgia on Saturday evening, March 3 for the Ultimate Super Late Model Series lid lifter. A 31 car field assembled at the northern Georgia oval for the $4,000 to win shootout. Ray Cook knocked down the quickest lap during the qualifying session to earn Fast Time honors and the pole position for the 40-lap main event. After leading a couple of opening laps and contending early in the distance, Ray was unfortunately collected in a wreck with a spinning lapped car and retired from the contest on lap seventeen. The Brasstown, North Carolina standout settled for a disappointing twenty-fourth place effort following the incident. Complete results from NGS can be accessed online at

Dropped Driveshaft Spoils Cook's Bid to Win at Bulls Gap...
(February 25, 2018) Ray Cook and the Wynn Motorsports team invaded the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Saturday afternoon, February 24 for the annual running of the 'Frostbuster.' The Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship Series presided over the high-speed action at "The Gap" and Ray started off the day by picking up fast time honors during the qualifying session. After starting from the pole position in the $3,500 to win headliner, Ray led the first seven circuits of the 35-lap affair and was out front on lap eight when he unfortunately dropped a driveshaft. Due to the mechanical woes, the Brasstown, North Carolina ace was forced to retire from the contest in the twelfth position. Full results from the 'Frostbuster' can be accessed online at

Cook Nabs Top Five in Crate Late Model Portion of Hangover!
(December 31, 2017) Brasstown, North Carolina racer Ray Cook officially lifted the lid to his 2018 campaign a few days earlier than expected on Saturday, December 30, as the 8th Annual 'Hangover' at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee was moved up two days due a more favorable weather forecast. Ray entered the track's Crate Late Model event, as he teamed up with Eli Beets to drive his #109 machine in the $1,500 to win special. The popular driver known as the "Tarheel Tiger" laid down the sixth fastest lap overall during the qualifying session, which allowed him to roll off from the outside of the third row in the A-Main. Ray then picked off two competitors during the daytime headliner to place fourth in his season opener behind only victor Chase King, Chip Brindle, and Logan Roberson. Complete results from the Volunteer State can be accessed online at

Ray Cook Slated to Drive Eli Beets' #109 Crate Late Model at 411
(December 27, 2017) Ray Cook, of Brasstown, North Carolina, announced today that he will start his 2018 racing season a few days before the official turning of the calendar on Saturday, December 30 in the 8th edition of the 'Hangover' at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee! Ray, who was the Super Late Model winner in last year's event, is slated to compete in the Crate Late Model portion this year behind the wheel of Eli Beets' #109 racecar. The 'Hangover,' which was moved up to Saturday recently for a more favorable weather forecast, will pay $1,500 to win for the Crate Late Models. Ray also released several other early-season Super Late Model dates on the SCHEDULE page of, so head to the website to see where "The Tarheel Tiger" will be slinging dirt the next couple of months!!! (MRM Racing Photo)



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