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Blount Motorsports preparing Ogle and Kerr for early season runs

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 28) Blount Motorsport’s early season schedule is starting to take shape as racing moves from the West to the East. For 2014 BMS will open its season at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, GA on February 7 and 8.
“We sold Billy’s (Ogle) car and have gotten ourselves a little behind [...]

Billy Ogle and Tommy Kerr score solid finishes for Blount Motorsports

Monday, June 17th, 2013

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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (June 17) While the wins continue to be illusive, Blount Motorsports still had a successful weekend as they recorded a second, third and fourth place finishes in two Southern All Star events.
 
On Friday Billy Ogle Jr. was fourth in the Scott Sexton Memorial at Volunteer Speedway. He had been running third [...]

Tommy Kerr Captures Spring Nationals Victory at Smoky Mountain

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

By Richard Allen
Tommy Kerr doesn’t race as often as he used to, but he makes the most of the chances he gets. The Maryville, Tenn. driver scored a $6,000 victory in the Ray Cook promoted Spring Nationals event on Saturday night at his home track, the Smoky Mountain Speedway.
Kerr also won the 2012 season ending [...]

Billy Ogle and Tommy Kerr Look For More Success With Blount Motorsports

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 26) For the third consecutive year Billy Ogle Jr. will be Blount Motorsports primary driver running a full schedule and for the second year Tommy Kerr running a limited schedule.
 
“2012 was a good year for Blount Motorsports with both Billy (Ogle) and Tommy (Kerr) doing an excellent job. We are pleased to [...]

Tommy Kerr passes teammate Billy Ogle on last lap to win at Smoky Mountain

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

 
By Richard Allen

Coming into 2012, Tommy Kerr knew that his driving duties for Blount Motorsports were going to be drastically cut back as he had decided to step away from racing to spend more time with his family. But at the same time he was coaching his son’s baseball team, Kerr’s teammate, Billy Ogle, Jr., [...]

Good finishes and frustrations for Blount Motorsports drivers Ogle and Kerr

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (July 10) The good finishes and frustration continues for Blount Motorsports as victories continue to be illusive for the Maryville, TN Late Model team.
 
Since April Billy Ogle Jr. has raced 14 times and scored one top 10 and 12 top five finishes. Of those 12 top five finishes seven were seconds [...]

Strong April for Ogle and Kerr

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

 
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Apr. 17) The Blount Motorsports team is off to a strong start in the early stages of the 2012 season. Unlike last year’s start, when it seemed that everything that could break or blow up broke and blew up, this year’s strong qualifying runs and top five finishes are just what the team [...]

Tommy Kerr to run limited schedule in 2012

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 6) Tommy Kerr, who is not only one of the drivers but one of the three owners of Blount Motorsports, has opted to run a limited [...]

Blount Motorsports preparing for 2012

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Blount Motorsports Gearing Up for 2012 Season
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23) Although work on the cars has not stopped since the last checkered flag fell at Cleveland Speedway in November plans for the 2012 season are still in their infancy.
“We know that we will be racing at Volusia Speedway Park in Florida during Speedweeks. [...]

East Tennessee racing legend J.T. Kerr passes away

Monday, October 24th, 2011

October 23, 2011
 
TENNESSEE RACING LEGEND J.T. KERR PASSES
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
 
                ROCKFORD, TN – Tennessee auto racing legend J.T. Kerr, age 81, passed away this morning at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, TN.  Kerr’s motorsports legacy included accomplishments as both a driver and a businessman as the proprietor of J.T. Kerr Racing Equipment.
 
                Kerr began his [...]

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