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My Two CENT$ by Mike Ruefer — Re-Living Hawkeye Downs

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The other night in the pits at LaSalle Speedway by friend Bobby asked where I was off to next. I said, “Hawkeye Downs for the ARCA Midwest Tour.” He said, “Are you ok,” as he was shocked. In a way I was ok with going to an asphalt race and I was looking forward to this race all year. It ...

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Tyler Reddick Fifth at Daytona; Receives NCWTS Clearance

ARCA

Corning, California (02/18/14) – Tyler Reddick obtained great news on Monday morning, when he received notification from NASCAR that he had officially received his super speedway certification, which will allow him to enter this week’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Daytona International Speedway (Daytona, Florida). The clearance comes on the heels of Reddick advancing twenty-seven positions to ...

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Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. Off To A Good Start For The 2014 Racing Season

Federated Auto Parts

Concord, N.C. (February 17, 2014) – Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. drivers Clay Campbell and Matt Tifft earned third and twelfth place finishes, respectively, at the season-opening races in Florida this past weekend. Campbell drove the #52 Federated Auto Parts Chevrolet to a third-place finish in the Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAVTV American Real ARCA race at Daytona International Speedway ...

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Trey Bright Collects NeSmith Street Stock Championship Awards

NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series

DAWSONVILLE, GA – Trey Bright of Coker, AL collected his NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division Trophy and point fund check for $2,000 on Saturday night during the NeSmith Racing Annual Awards Banquet at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Thunder Road Museum. To the right of the stage where Bright addressed the gather was his new race car ...

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Ken Schrader Racing Announces 2014 Driver Lineup

Federated Auto Parts

Concord, N.C. (December 19, 2013) – Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. announced today it will field a full-time team in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards in 2014 with veteran driver Ken Schrader sharing the driving duties with Matt Tifft and Clay Campbell. Federated Auto Parts will continue its primary sponsorship of KSR for the 15th consecutive year. “Everyone at ...

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Jake Griffin Races to Another Top Ten in JEGS/CRA Competition

Quincy, Illinois (07/24/13) – In what has become the norm for Jake Griffin Racing it was another busy weekend of dirt and pavement action for the 14-year-old driver. On Friday the team traveled to Anderson Speedway (Anderson, Indiana) with the JEGS/CRA All Star Tour as a teammate to Snowball Derby winner, Erik Jones.  Via qualifications he locked into the 14th ...

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Jason Leffler remembered as Father first!

(Cornelius, NC) — The funeral service for NASCAR driver Jason Leffler drew Sprint Cup stars Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Greg Biffle and Brad Keselowski among the more than 800 people who filled Grace Covenant Church on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Leffler, known by the nickname “LEFturn,” died a week ago when his sprint car crashed into a wall at a New ...

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Eric Turner: Pelican 100 – A Success

Story By: Trenton Berry Eric Turner had a good weekend in the Lucas Oil, Pannell Chipping, Don Babb Motorsports, Moyer Victory Circle. It was his first time to ever race at the highly regarded Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, LA. “That place was awesome,” commented Turner. “It was the perfect size and shape, in my opinion. The surface was smooth and ...

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Ray Cook Racing Heads to Boyd’s and Cleveland Following Blustery Bama Bash

(BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA) The Ray Cook Racing team rolled into the Green Valley Speedway in Glencoe, Alabama on March 1-2 for the 16th Annual ‘Bama Bash.’ In Super Late Model competition, Ray Cook posted the fastest lap in his group during the qualifying session on Friday night and later finished second in his heat race. After starting the $16,016 to ...

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Jared Landers Conquers Madness for $10,000 Win at Cherokee

By Ben Shelton – Batesville, Arkansas (03/04/13) – After enduring a Speedweeks 2013, which could only be described as a nightmare, Jared Landers was looking for something to get his season on track, and he found just that on Sunday afternoon with a $10,000 triumph in the March Madness event at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) in his #5 Clint ...

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Scott James Heads to Green Valley this Weekend on Heels of Strong Speedweeks!

(BRIGHT, INDIANA) Scott James recently made his debut as the driver of the Warrior House Car in ten high-profile Dirt Late Model events in Georgia and Florida during “Speedweeks 2013.” Scott competed at the Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Georgia), Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Florida), and Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) from February 8-23. The Bright, Indiana standout wheeled his Powell ...

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Ray Cook Dominant in Winterfest Victory; Eyes Bama Bash this Weekend!

(BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA) Brasstown, North Carolina pilot Ray Cook claimed his second feature win of the 2013 racing season on Saturday night, February 23 in the 10th Annual ‘Winterfest’ at the Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Tennessee! Ray laid down the fastest lap of the 38 entrants in attendance during qualifying for the unsanctioned show and later controlled the field from ...

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Richards Returns to Rocket Chassis with Sponsor Valvoline for 2013

World of Outlaws Late Model Series

SHINNSTON, W. Va. (February 4, 2013) – With Valvoline on board as his new sponsor, Josh Richards is ready to chase the World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship in 2013, returning to the Rocket Chassis race team. Richards, of Shinnston, West Virginia, is returning as a WoO LMS regular, but remains committed to pursuing a driving career in the ...

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Jake Griffin Battles Ups and Downs During Season Opener in Georgia

Quincy, Illinois (01/31/13) – Jake Griffin opened his 2013 season over the weekend at Watermelon Capital Speedway (Cordele, Georgia) with the SpeedFest 2013 event, which was sanctioned by the ARCA/CRA Series and JEGS/CRA All Star tours. He competed in both the Super Late Model and Pro Crate Late Model portions of the program. Griffin qualified 19th fastest in the thirty-three ...

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Gregg Satterlee Ready to Open 2013 Season in Georgia and Florida

World of Outlaws Late Model Series

Rochester Mills, PA (January 27, 2013) 2012 Three State Flyers Series Champion Gregg Satterlee of Rochester Mills, PA will open his 2013 season with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series during the annual Georgia/Florida Speedweeks beginning on Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9 at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, GA. ‘We went to Speedweeks last season and I ...

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Mike Pegher Jr. Sets Sights on Florida, Debuts New Website

World of Outlaws Late Model Series

Wexford, PA (January 27, 2013) The Geisler Racing Team and Crate Late Model standout Mike Pegher Jr., have been hard at working during this off-season getting prepared for what looks to be a very busy 2013 season in both the Fastrak/Rush Crate Late Model and the Super Late Model. Pegher will once again be piloting the well-recognized Geisler Racing, Cochran ...

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Ronny Lee Hollingsworth Announces New Sponsors; Prepares for 2013

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

By Ben Shelton – Northport, Alabama (01/24/13) – Ronny Lee Hollingsworth is busily preparing to get his 2013 season underway, and is excited to announce the addition of some major new sponsors to his team. “I’m extremely pumped to announce that Jaradda Sparks has joined my team as a principal sponsor with his companies, Sparks Motorsports and NXS Powerline,” Hollingsworth ...

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14-Year-Old, Jake Griffin Impressive in Governor’s Cup Debut

Governors-Cup

Quincy, Illinois (11/19/12) – Not only did 14-year-old Jake Griffin’s celebrate a birthday last week, but he also enjoyed a successful debut in the 47th Annual Governor’s Cup, which is one of the toughest, short track races of the year. The team made the long tow over the weekend to New Smyrna Speedway (New Smyrna, Florida) for the 47th Annual ...

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