Steve Williams is the man we thank for telling us about the Mud Motorsports complex. Running in three different classes, Steve kept busy piloting his high-powered big-block Ford through the pits all day and even managed to score Second Place in the Renegade division.Steve Williams is the man we thank for telling us about the Mud Motorsports complex. Runni When it comes to nonstop entertainment it's hard to beat a good old-fashioned mud race. From the roar of the 2,000hp unlimited dragsters ripping through the slop to the daily drivers and beater Jeeps battling the trenches, mud racing is simply a blast to watch. Avid four-wheel enthusiast Darrel and Deborah Jones created the Lee County Mud Motorsports complex in Sanford, North Carolina, as a place to bring family fun, entertainment, and competitive mud racing together. Whether you are a first-time wheeler or a veteran racer, the complex has a spot for you. With a variety of classes to run in, you don't need much more than four wheels and a brief safety inspection to race through the pit. Designed as a hole and hill raceway, there is no shortage airborne 4x4s and skyscraping mud clumps. So if you're close to the Carolinas and looking to get your mud fix and possibly win a little cash racing, check out www.ncmudracing.com. The Unlimited class is all business. Part Top Fuel dragster and part monster truck, these super-fast mud-slinging creations will have you plugging your ears and standing on your toes.The Unlimited class is all business. Part Top Fuel dragster and part monster truck, these It's not a true Southern mud race without the appearance of at least one trar. Making short work of the small pit, the appropriately named Mudstang was definitely a crowd favorite.It's not a true Southern mud race without the appearance of at least one trar. Making shor Mud racing in Lee County is very much a family affair. Not to be left out, these future mud racers took to the dirt during intermission and each received a trophy and flag for participating in the Power Wheels division.Mud racing in Lee County is very much a family affair. Not to be left out, these future mu Considered a hole-and-hill-style pit, the hills are designed to help build the competitors' momentum before each mud hole. As the day progresses, tire-swallowing ruts are created. As the hills dry up, the more aerobatic the competition becomes.Considered a hole-and-hill-style pit, the hills are designed to help build the competitors Without a doubt, Southern hospitality is alive and well. Whenever there was any breakage amongst the trucks, all the competitors would be there to lend a hand or a part to help get the vehicle back out on the track.Without a doubt, Southern hospitality is alive and well. Whenever there was any breakage a The goal of mud racing is to see who can make it through the pit in the fastest time. If none of the rigs make it out of the pit, the winner is determined by the longest distance traveled.The goal of mud racing is to see who can make it through the pit in the fastest time. If n Rollovers are not just for rockcrawlers, as this mini-truck found out at the end of the pit. Generally if the truck is unable to make it out of the pit under its own power, it will get pulled back through the pit by a massive tractor. In this case they plucked him out quickly and safely with the backhoe.Rollovers are not just for rockcrawlers, as this mini-truck found out at the end of the pi With a few of the competitors running in multiple classes and frequently change between tire sizes, many opt for a quick-change transfer case. A Profab case (pictured) allows the competitors to drop out the transfer case gearset quickly and easily so they can match the ratio to the tire size they are running.With a few of the competitors running in multiple classes and frequently change between ti With a wide variety of classes available for the participants to run in, you're likely to see everything from budget-built daily drivers to full-blown competition mud dragsters. This mildly modified Rubicon caught us off guard when it pulled up to the line with tire shine glowing off of his Boggers, but when he put the pedal to the floor the unsuspecting wheeler conquered the pit in a respectable time.With a wide variety of classes available for the participants to run in, you're likely to Heavy HitterDarrel and Deborah Jones are the ones in charge of the Lee County Mud Motorsports complex, and they have an arsenal of mud dragsters all named after the Scooby Doo cartoon series. One of the stars of their fleet is Darrell's 2,300hp Ranger. Blasting through in a time of 4.583 seconds, Darrell easily took home First Place in the unlimited division. By Ali Mansour Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!