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Rain Postpones World Championship Race Until January 31

Rain has postponed the 10th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race for the NeSmith Late Models at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL until January 31, 2015.  The preliminary events were held on Friday night that has set the first 16 starting spots for the $10,000-to-win 100-lap main event, and the two B-Main races that will be run on the make-up date.  (Adam Stewart Photo)

OCALA, FL – Rain has postponed the 10th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race at Bubba Raceway Park until January 31, 2015. The preliminary events were held on Friday night that has set the first 16 starting spots for the $10,000-to-win 100-lap main event, and the two B-Main races that will be run on the make-up date. The January 31 ...

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Lanigan Earns Pole For World Championship Race At Bubba Raceway Park

Darrell Lanigan of Union, KY drove the #1L Darrell Lanigan Racing Special to victory in the first 15-lap Heat Race on Friday night to earn the pole position for the $10,000-to-win 100-lap 10th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race on Saturday night at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL.  (Adam Stewart Photo)

OCALA, FL – Darrell Lanigan of Union, KY won the first Heat Race on Friday night driving the Darrell Lanigan Racing Special to earn the pole position for the $10,000-to-win 100-lap 10th Annual World Championship Race for the NeSmith Late Models on Saturday night at Bubba Raceway Park. The top four finishers in the four 15-lap Heat Races set the ...

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Red Farmer Still Gettin’ It Done At Age 82

Red Farmer

EASTABOGA, AL – On a Saturday night, most 82-year-old men finish their dinner, watch a rerun of Hee Haw and are in bed by 7:30. Not 82-year-old Red Farmer of Hueytown, AL!! On Saturday night at 7:30, it’s race time at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL and that’s when Farmer is up on the wheel gettin’ it done!!! This ...

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Kicklighter DQed For Treated Tires At NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS Season Opener

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

CARTERSVILLE, GA – Lab results from the tire samples on both rear tires of Jak Kicklighter’s race car have confirmed both tires have been chemically treated and the Savannah, GA driver has been disqualified from his second-place finish in the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series event on February 7 at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA. In addition to ...

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Arthur Captures The NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS Win that Got Away

Walker Arthur of Forest, VA raises the checkered flag in victory after winning the 50-lap NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series main event on Saturday night driving the Cecil B. Arthur Beef Farms Special in the Super Bowl of Racing Presented By Rock Auto.com at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA  (NeSmith Racing Photo)

By Roby Helm – BRUNSWICK, GA – Walker Arthur of Forest, VA was within five laps of victory on Friday afternoon at Golden Isles Speedway, but a mechanical issue reared its ugly head and it got away.  Walker got even with fate on Saturday night when he drove the Cecil B. Arthur Beef Farms Special to a wire-to-wire win in ...

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Fitzgerald Powers To NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS Brunswick Win

Jason Fitzgerald of Middleburg, FL drove the M&M Transport Refrigeration GRT to victory on Friday night in the Super Bowl of Racing Presented By Rock Auto.com for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA.  (Heath Lawson Photo)

              BRUNSWICK, GA – Jason Fitzgerald of Middleburg, FL drove the M&M Transport and Refrigeration GRT to a convincing victory Friday night at the Super Bowl of Racing Presented By Rock Auto.com for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Golden Isles Speedway.  Fitzgerald took the lead on the second lap and never ...

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Cook Takes NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS Season Opener At Golden Isle Speedway

Ray Cook of Brasstown, NC celebrates his win on Friday afternoon in the Super Bowl of Racing Presented By Rock Auto.com 2014 season opener for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA.  (Heath Lawson Photo)

By Roby Helm – BRUNSWICK, GA – Ray Cook of Brasstown, NC took the lead with five laps to go and drove the Tri-County Race Track Special to victory in the 2014 NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series season opener on Friday afternoon in the Super Bowl of Racing Presented By Rock Auto.com at Golden Isles Speedway. Cook started ninth ...

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Complete Rainout Of NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS Winternationals At BRP

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

OCALA, FL – Rain and wet track conditions all week has forced postponement of the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Bubba’s Army Winternationals Presented By Rock Auto.com until March 6, 7, and 8. In an unprecedented situation, four straight days of rain left the track conditions too wet for safe competition and all five nights of competition were rained ...

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Mother Nature 4 – NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS 0 At Bubba Raceway Park

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

OCALA, FL – The sign at the state line that proclaims Florida as the “Sunshine State” might need to be rethought, as rain washed out the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series race for the fourth straight day on Friday for the Bubba’s Army Winternationals Presented by Rock Auto.com. Series and track officials will try again on Saturday with two ...

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Weather Postpones NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS For Third Straight Day At BRP

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

OCALA, FL – Three days of rain and cold temperatures has postponed the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Bubba’s Army Winternationals Presented By Rock Auto.com for the third straight day at Bubba Raceway Park. An encouraging weather forecast for Friday and Saturday has led track and series officials to schedule three races in the next two days. Friday’s race ...

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NeSmith WRS Late Models And Street Stocks To Poplar Bluff Speedway

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

CARTERSVILLE, GA – Poplar Bluff Speedway in Poplar Bluff, MO will carry on the NeSmith Racing banner in the Show Me State as they will present racing for the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series Late Models and the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division Presented By AR Bodies for the 2014 season on Saturday nights. For several NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly ...

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NeSmith Chev/OMG WRS Tracks Share 25K Point Fund

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

CARTERSVILLE, GA – The 15 weekly dirt tracks that participated in the 2013 NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Series will share in the $25,000 point fund to be distributed to the top drivers in each track’s NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series Late Model Division. The $25,000 point fund divided by the 15 tracks is separate from ...

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Ray Cook Claims $10,000 NeSmith Win at Bubba Raceway Park; Turkey 100 Closes Season!

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

(BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA) Brasstown, North Carolina star Ray Cook captured his biggest win of the 2013 racing season on November 22-23 at the Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida, as he bagged $10,000 for emerging victorious in the 9th Annual ‘Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race!’ Ray, who was piloting a #114 MasterSbilt Gen-X entry for car owner Howard Stalls, had ...

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Ray Cook Wins 9th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

OCALA, FL – Driving a car he named “Johnny Cash,” Ray Cook of Brasstown, NC started 19th and won the 9th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series in front of a packed house on Saturday night at Bubba Raceway Park. Cook had the right set up and the driving experience on a ...

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Ellis Goes Wire-To-Wire For NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS West Plains Win

WEST PLAINS, MO – Evan Ellis of Plantersville, MS drove the Ellis Welding Special to a wire-to-wire win in the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series 50-lap main event at West Plains Motor Speedway. Ellis picked up his first career series win with a 1.971 margin of victory over Chandler Petty of Austin, AR in the Whistle Stop Barbeque Rocket. ...

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The Future Of Super Late Model Racing Is Here With The Chevy Super Series

CARTERSVILLE, GA – Recent issues of motorsports publication have featured articles and columns about the state of super late model racing. The published words outline gloom and doom for the sport because of rising engine costs and dwindling car counts, but there are no answers regarding a solution or an outlook on the future of super late model racing. Rejoice ...

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Ronny Lee Hollingsworth Wins Three Times; Claims Speedweek Title

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

By Ben Shelton – Northport, Alabama (02/05/13) – A racing trip that wasn’t even planned until the last minute resulted in Ronny Lee Hollingsworth claiming three wins in five events, and the RockAuto.com Speedweek Championship at Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Florida) with the NeSmith National Late Model Series. “Our deal came together at the last minute to take our #18 ...

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It’s The Ronnie And Ronny Show In BRP NeSmith Chevrolet DLMS Finale

Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN, the all-time NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series winner, celebrates his 15th series career victory Saturday night at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL in the Rock Auto.com Speedweeks 50 Presented By Racecar Engineering driving the NeSmith Chevrolet Special.  (Photosbytrace.com Photo)

OCALA, FL – It was good to have the first name of Ronnie or Ronny this week at Bubba Raceway Park for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Rock Auto.com Speedweeks Presented By Racecar Engineering at Bubba Raceway Park. Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN won the 50-lap main event Saturday night and Ronny Lee Hollingsworth of Northport, AL took ...

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