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The Sun Is Shining and The Monster Trucks are Ready to Go!!
Monster Slam 15, RESCHEDULED for Sunday Aug 30 at 2pm
Cole, Miller, Martinez and Briggs Jr Feature Winners!
Vollbrecht, German, & Barr Winners In Front Of Huge Crowd!
Monster Trucks Invade Grays Harbor Raceway this Saturday Aug 29th
The Sun Is Shining and The Monster Trucks are Ready to Go!!

The Sun Is Shining and The Monster...

8/30/2015 -
Sunday August 30th 12:00 Noon... The sun is out and their is no rain forecast for the rest of the day! The Monster Trucks are in the pit area getting ready to rock the Grays Harbor Raceway!! Pit party Meet and Greet is from
Monster Slam 15, RESCHEDULED for Sunday Aug 30 at 2pm

Monster Slam 15, RESCHEDULED for Sunday...

8/26/2015 -
** THE MONSTER TRUCK EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY AUG 29 HAS BEEN MOVED TO SUNDAY AUG 30. THIS IS DUE TO THE THUNDER STORMS FORECAST FOR SATURDAY EVE. THE EVENT WILL RUN RAIN OR SHINE ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. GATES OPEN AT
Cole, Miller, Martinez and Briggs Jr Feature Winners!

Cole, Miller, Martinez and Briggs Jr...

8/23/2015 -
Fans at Grays Harbor Raceway were treated to a great night of racing featuring the 360 Sprint Cars, Shipwreck Beads Modifieds, Pacific Hard Top Racing Association Dwarf Cars and the Outlaw Tuners. PHRA Dwarf Cars: The
Vollbrecht, German, & Barr Winners In Front Of Huge Crowd!

Vollbrecht, German, & Barr Winners In...

8/18/2015 -
The weather was almost perfect at Grays Harbor Raceway and a huge crowd on hand were treated to a great night of racing featuring the Shipwreck Beads Modifieds, Northwest Focus Midgets Series, and the Rolling Thunder Big
Monster Trucks Invade Grays Harbor Raceway this Saturday Aug 29th

Monster Trucks Invade Grays Harbor...

7/29/2015 -
Funtime Promotions is pleased to announce for the first time ever Grays Harbor Raceway will host "Monster Slam 15" Monster truck Show Saturday August 29th! "This is going to be a fantastic event for us", said track promoter Steve
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Driver Profile

Quick Info

HometownGlenpool, OK
Nickname"Lighting"
OccupationRace Car Driver
Birthday11/9
WebsiteVisit Website

Classes

410 Sprints - Winged
ASCS Sprints#95

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 rejoined the National Tour and picked up two National Tour wins along with an 8th place points finish .In 2015, Matt will once again run the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour and build on the success of the previous seasons hoping to finish inside the top-5 in points with multiple wins.

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

3-Time Quarter Midget National Champion, Inducted into the Quarter Midget Hall Of Fame,4-ASCS National Tour Wins, 2-Knoxville 360 Nationals A-main qualifier, 3-Time ASCS Lone Star Region Champion, and 2-Time ASCS Sooner Region Champion

Hobbies

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

Crew Members

Ryan Beechler
Tyler Covington
Mike Ritter
Bill Covington
Eric Covington

Sponsors

A-Rock Materials, T&L Foundry, Winters Performance Products, Butlerbuilt Motorsports Equipment, Simpson Performance Products, Wesmar Racing Engines, Pro Shocks, Factor One Racing, Triple X Race Components, DMI, GME Nields Steerings, Schoenfeld Headers, Brodix Inc, Allstar Performance Products, Keizer Aluminum Wheels
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