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Tillison Has Record-Setting Season at Salina

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - One thing is certain about the pursuit of the 2015 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship – it didn’t come easy for Lee Pulliam thanks to the efforts of Thomas Tillison Jr.

Tillison served notice to the other competitors in the NWAAS that and other dirt racers are here to challenge the asphalt world for championships.

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Eastbound Set To Begin NASCAR Era

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In the two years since purchasing the old Avondale Raceway, the Eastbound Park group has made extensive renovations and expansions to the facility with an eye on the future.

Tuesday, NASCAR and track officials helped usher in the new era at the track as Eastbound International Speedway in Avondale, Newfoundland & Labrador, celebrated becoming part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.

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Huddleston Making His Own Mark

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Trevor Huddleston grew up watching his father visit Victory Lane at Irwindale Speedway, and collect championship trophies -- as a driver and a car owner.

Last year, it was Trevor's turn at the Los Angeles-area half-mile.

"It really meant a lot to me to win a championship at a place my dad won a championship at," said Huddleston. "It was pretty surreal, standing there in front of the crowd and having them give the trophy to me."

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Gille Follows In Family Footsteps

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jacob Gille has been around racing since he was in diapers watching his grandfather, father and uncle compete. His goal since childhood was to follow in their footsteps and to walk away a champion like his uncle, Jerry.

Now 27 years old, Gille made that dream a reality in 2015. He piloted his No. 50 Lonnie Held Plumbing/Windsor Auto Sales Chevrolet to the top of Rockford Speedway’s Late Model division with as well as the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Illinois standings.

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Thiering Continues Record Run in Alberta

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Erica Thiering endured the most difficult year of her racing career and still came out a champion, continuing one of the most dominant runs of success in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.

Thiering, 25, captured the 2015 track championship at Edmonton International Raceway and the accompanying Alberta provincial crown for the fifth year in a row and the seventh time in eight seasons.

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Koslakiewicz Makes His Dream A Reality

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jeff Koslakiewicz has been chasing a dream for the last five years, a championship at Ohio’s Limaland Motorsports Park.

Years of hard work and dedication finally paid off when the Lima, Ohio, native was crowned the Limaland Motorsports Park track champion in 2015.

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Zacharias Adds to Chemung Legacy

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — With a treasure trove of championships already earned at just 24 years old, it’s hard to envision a limit to what Jimmy Zacharias can accomplish.

In 2015 Zacharias captured his fifth NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track championship in the last six years at Chemung Speedrome, already two more than any other driver has earned since the Western New York oval joined NASCAR in 2001.

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Winning Never Gets Old for Carlson

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Wisconsin has had its share of native sons enjoy success in NASCAR racing. 

While 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth might get the most national publicity, and the late Dick Trickle became a cult hero thanks in part to the weekly updates on ESPN’s SportsCenter in the 1990’s, no driver has more NASCAR championship trophies than Steve Carlson. 

Once again, it’s time Carlson made more room in his trophy case.

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Majeski Dominates New Smyrna World Series

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. – Ty Majeski finished the week as he started it, by dominating New Smyrna Speedway.

The 21-year-old Seymour, Wisconsin, native led for the entirety of the Southern Paint 100 in Honor of Bruce Gowland to take home the victory and the 2016 Super Late Model championship in the 50th Annual World Series of Stock Car Racing.

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Preece Defends His New Smyrna Titles

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. - Ryan Preece had an easier week at this year’s World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing than he did last year.

The result was the same.

Preece dug himself into a hole the first night out last season and spent the week battling for the top spot. Fast forward to one year later, where the 25-year-old, Berlin, Connecticut, driver collected two wins and two runner-up finishes in the week's four races.

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