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Kingsport Speedway’s new ownership reveals 2019 schedule

Ervin and Keith Stiltner now own the Concrete Jungle …

Kingsport Speedway

The new Kingsport Speedway in Tennessee now has a schedule for the 2019 season.

Actually, it’s not so much new instead of a continuation of a recent positive trend.

The track was officially purchased by father-and-son racers Ervin and Keith Stiltner last month from previous owner Joe Loven. The Stiltners have leased the 0.375-mile ‘concrete jungle’ since 2014.

“We couldn’t be happier to take the reins at Kingsport,” said Ervin Stiltner. “We’ve seen great support from the competitors, fans, sponsors and local community since we started leasing the track in 2014.

“We appreciate everyone’s support and look forward to waving the green flag on 2019 and beyond.”

The first two races of the season are slated for Saturday afternoons due to the cooler temperatures and then transition to prime time Friday nights on April 12.

The schedule includes a return of the Super Cup Stock Car Series and 21 Late Model Stock Car races across 20 dates — with twins scheduled for July 5.

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READ MORE: 2019 CARS Tour schedule

The complete schedule can be found below.

2019 Schedule:
March 23rd – (Saturday) Season Opener
March 30th – (Saturday) LMSC
April 12th – First Friday Night Race – LMSC
April 19th – LMSC
April 26th – LMSC
May 10th – Roger Neece/Tony Ward Memorial – LMSC
May 17th – LMSC
May 24th – LMSC
June 7th – Racers Reunion – LMSC
June 14th – LMSC
June 21st – Super Cup Stock Car Series
June 28th – LMSC
July 5th – Twin LMSC
July 19th – LMSC
July 26th – LMSC
Aug 2nd – LMSC
Aug 9th – LMSC
Aug 23rd – LMSC
Aug 30th – LMSC
Sept 6th – LMSC
Sept 13th – Season Finale – LMSC

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Matt Weaver is the owner and founder of Short Track Scene. Weaver grew up in the sport, having raced himself before becoming a reporter in college at the University of South Alabama. He is also the associate motorsports editor of Autoweek Magazine and its website, which allows him to cover the highest levels of the sport.

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