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Season, 360 Nationals & WoO Tickets On Sale!
Renovation projects underway at Grays Harbor Raceway!
Grays Harbor Modifieds Rules
2014 GHR Schedule
Season, 360 Nationals & WoO Tickets On Sale!

Season, 360 Nationals & WoO Tickets On...

3/31/2014 -
You can now purchase your Season Tickets, 360 Nationals Tickets and World of Outlaws tickets by calling our ticket hotline at 360-757-6959. For a reserved seat you must purchase all days of the event.
Renovation projects underway at Grays Harbor Raceway!

Renovation projects underway at Grays...

3/20/2014 -
Renovation projects underway at Grays Harbor Raceway! The ink is barely dry on the contract and the Funtime Promotions Team at Grays Harbor Raceway are at full speed! There are many renovation projects getting underway as the
Grays Harbor Modifieds Rules

Grays Harbor Modifieds Rules

2/4/2014 -
The Modified class at Grays Harbor Raceway and Skagit Speedway will continue with the same rules package that was established for the 2013 season. The phase in period is still in affect and will be followed as it was intended. "I
2014 GHR Schedule

2014 GHR Schedule

1/30/2014 -
The 2014 season schedule has finally been completed! Thanks to all our fans and racers for your patience as we waited for the contract to be awarded at Grays Harbor Raceway. This allowed us to build an interactive schedule.
Tickets
  • Grays Harbor Raceway
  • 32 Elma McCleary Road
  • Elma, WA 98541
  • 360-482-4374

Driver Profile

Quick Info

HometownGlenpool, OK
OccupationRace Car Driver
Birthday11/9/1989
WebsiteVisit Website

Driver Bio

Matt Covington

About Matt

At age five, Matt began his racing career as a member of the Tulsa Quarter Midget Association. For the next eight years, Matt traveled the States and into Canada accumulating over 100 A-Feature wins and three national titles. In 2004, he was inducted into the Quarter Midget Hall of Fame.

After Quarter Midgets, Matt made the crossover from asphalt to dirt, by driving a 600 micro. Matt was able to keep the success going in the micros with 10 feature wins. In his first ever Micro National appearance, he turned heads by placing 4th among some of the top contenders in the country at the 2004 Micro Nationals. Since 2004, Matt has made yearly appearances at the Tulsa Shoot-Out, and has raced the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals several times with hopes of making yearly appearances.

Currently, Matt is running a 360 Sprint Car in the Lucas Oil ASCS National and Regional Sprint Car Series. In 2008, He finished 4th in points in the ASCS Sooner Region. In 2009 Matt finished 2nd in the ASCS Sooner points only 32 points back from clinching his first sprint car championship while also mixing in half of the ASCS National schedule while and picked up a win at the famed Knoxville Raceway followed by a Knoxville 360 nationals A-Main start. In 2010 Matt ran the Full Lucas Oil ASCS National Series with a National win at Kilgore and also picked up a win at the "Ditch" in West Memphis. 2011 saw Matt winning the ASCS Lonestar Series championship and a runner-up finish in the ASCS Sooner region. Matt also added another national tour win at the end of 2011 at Las Cruzes, New Mexico. In 2012 and 2013, Matt became only the second driver in American Sprint Car Series history to earn two Regional championships in the same season by winning both the Sooner and Lonestar regional championships. In 2014, Matt plans to rejoin the National Tour and continue the success of the previous seasons.

Matt understands the importance of education and attends Tulsa Community College. He plans on transferring to Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma for a degree in Education. If his racing plans do not work out, he would like to become a high school wrestling coach. Matt’s spare time is spent in the Glenpool High School wrestling room assisting the wrestlers while keeping in shape.

Career Highlights

Inducted into the Quarter Midget Hall Of Fame,2-ASCS National Tour Wins, Knoxville 360 Nationals A-main qualifier, 3-Time ASCS Lone Star Region Champion, 2012 and 2013 ASCS Sooner Champion

Hobbies

If I am not racing, I love to hunt and fish.

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