Horton Captures Checkered at Senoia

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(July 11, 2016 – Senoia, GA)  Austin Horton of Whitesburg held off two late race challenges by Winston’s Michael Page and Senoia’s Clint ‘Cat Daddy’ Smith to win the Super Late Model main event at Senoia Raceway on Saturday night.  The 20-year-old stayed in front of the veterans to capture his second win of the season at the tough, racy 3/8ths mile ‘Bull Ring’.
Clint Smith did get into the winner’s circle hoisting the checkered flag after the Limited Late Model feature.  Winston’s Mark Page was victorious in the Crate Late…

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Devin Dixon Takes $3,000 Payday at Golden Isles Speedway

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Ocala, Florida (06/22/16) –Devin Dixon piloted the Big Frog Motorsports #58 Dave’s Towing/Rocket XR-1 Late Model to a $3,000 victory on Saturday night at Golden Isles Speedway.
Devin Dixon and the Big Frog Motorsports team traveled to Golden Isles Speedway (Brunswick, Georgia) on Saturday night for the I-95 Toyota Challenge. Posting the second fastest time in a field of 19-cars, Dixon earned the front-row, high-side starting spot for the feature alongside Mark Whitener. Jumping out to the lead early in the A-Main, Devin soared to his third win of the season,…

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Dennis Erb Jr. Captures The Dream at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – June 11, 2016 – Dennis Erb Jr.’s voice grew shaky Saturday night in front of a packed house at Eldora Speedway. The crowd gave the Carpentersville, Ill. native a standing ovation after surviving a two-lap shootout to win his first crown-jeweled late model event, the Dirt Late Model Dream By Ferris Mowers.
“How about that Illinois?” yelled Erb, dedicating the win to the Illinoisans who traveled the 300 miles to see him hopefully win. “My heart dropped coming out of that [turn four] corner. I didn’t know what…

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Brandon Sheppard and Jared Landers Steal Second Show at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – June 10, 2016 – “Two” seemed to be the lucky number Friday night at the 22nd Annual Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, as Brandon Sheppard and Jared Landers became the duo to win the double-feature program in front of a packed crowd.
The Big E’s 24-degree banking is where most of the battles were held during the first feature. The victory was not only Sheppard’s fourth of the year, but also a follow-up to Thursday night’s win. Sheppard is the most recent driver…

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Twice as Nice: Sheppard and Davenport win doubleheader

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The Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers Returns Friday for a Second-Straight Double Feature
ROSSBURG, Ohio June 9, 2016 – It was a night of extremes Thursday as the first day of The 22nd Annual Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers at Eldora Speedway delivered a doubleheader delight for Brandon Sheppard and Jonathan Davenport. While Sheppard dominated the first feature of the night, Davenport made a late push to win his A-Main.
In a 72-car entry list, Sheppard said he under-performed in both his feature race and in qualifying; however,…

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Brown, Capps, Anderson Earn Epping Titles

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Antron Brown raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Monday at the rain-delayed NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Boston.
Brown closed the gap on series points leader Doug Kalitta with a convincing victory over rival Steve Torrence in the final round. Brown powered his Matco Tools dragster to a winning performance of 3.769 seconds at 314.61 mph to hold off Torrence’s Capco Contractors machine,…

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CHRIS SIMPSON OUTDUELS MARS FOR MLRA WIN AT LEE COUNTY

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Donnellson, Iowa – Friday night marked the Lucas Oil MLRA’s second stop of the season at the Lee County Speedway. A total of 35 cars checked into the pit area to do battle for the $3,000 top prize.
Jimmy Mars brought the field to the green flag from his DirtOnDirt.com pole position alongside front row starter Tony Jackson Jr. Oxford, Iowa’s Chris Simpson wasted no time in marching to the runner-up spot from his 5th starting position to contend for the race lead with Mars.
As the Lucas Oil Racing TV feature event…

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Another Coby Win at Stafford Anything But a Cakewalk

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For the third straight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Stafford Motor Speedway, it was three-time champion Doug Coby taking home the checkers Friday night in the TSI Harley-Davidson 125. Though the stats show a dominating performance, leading 129 of 130 completed laps, it was not as easy an effort as it appeared with a fast Donny Lia sticking to Coby’s back bumper for much of the race.
Coby was in complete agreement with those present that it was anything but a cakewalk.
“Donny was right there. I had to push it,…

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Christopher Bell Loves His Stop During USAC Indiana Midget Week

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Bloomington, IN – Just like clockwork, each June when “Indiana Midget Week” rolls around, one has been able to witness what has become a yearly tradition: Christopher Bell standing in Bloomington Speedway’s victory lane.
Christopher Bell is all smiles after his Indiana Midget Week win. (Neil Cavanah photo)
Christopher Bell is all smiles after his Indiana Midget Week win. (Neil Cavanah photo)
For the third straight year, Bell’s mastery of Bloomington’s red clay was on full display Friday night at the southern Indiana track as he picked up USAC National Midget victory number…

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Rico Rides the Razor’s Edge to Kokomo Victory Lane

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Rico Abreu finished off a stretch of Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports domination Sunday night at Kokomo Speedway, becoming the fifth driver from the team’s stable to win during the five nights of “Indiana Midget Week.” However, a string of consistent finishes by RKR/Dooling Racing pilot Bryan Clauson throughout the week was enough to earn the Noblesville, Indiana driver his third “Indiana Midget Week” title.
Coming into the night, Clauson held a 40-point advantage over Spencer Bayston in the “Indiana Midget Week” standings. By feature time, Clauson had bumped up his lead over…

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