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Harraka Takes Home No. 9

By Official Release

ROSEVILLE, Calif. - Drive for Diversity’s Paul Harraka, driving the No. 16 Ruth’s Chris Steak House Toyota for Bill McAnally Racing, scored his ninth win of the season Saturday night at All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif.

“I have to thank Bill McAnally Racing, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, and the Drive for Diversity program for their support this season,” said Harraka. “We’ve had a great run so far, and we hope to keep up the momentum for the final events of the season.”

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Magnificent Seven: Brown Collects Another Bowman Gray Stadium Title

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Tim Brown moved closer to the record books at one of NASCAR’s most historic short tracks as he picked up his seventh Modified Division championship this past weekend at Bowman Gray Stadium.

The 36-year-old Cana, Va. driver is one championship behind the record set by Ralph Brinkley at the Stadium. Bowman Gray is the longest running NASCAR-sanctioned short track. Brown’s title broke a tie with Junior Miller, who has six track championships.

“You just sit back and look at it and it’s like, ‘Wow, it’s pretty amazing.’ ” Brown said.

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All-American Race Going Down To Wire

By Official Release

With less than a month to go, the race for seating in Las Vegas is coming down to the wire all across North America.

The coronation of champions will take place at the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards Banquet Friday, Nov. 7 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas. U.S. state and Canadian provincial champions, track champions and the overall NASCAR Whelen All-American Series champions will be honored in one special night.

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Late Season Roll Has Strunk In Hunt

By Official Release

Like most drivers, Jeff Strunk says he doesn’t start paying attention to the track points standings until the season begins to draw to a close. But thanks to his recent strong run, the six-time Modified champion at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa., has one more thing to keep his eye on.

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Future Star: With dad and D4D on her side, King sets out to race

By Raygan Swan, NASCAR.com

With her first Late Model win in the books, Lindsey King wants to prove to the racing community that she's a serious competitor.

But more than that, the 19-year-old wants to prove to her mother that her aspirations of becoming a female NASCAR driver aren't futile.

Born to working-class parents in the small town of Cherry Valley, Calif., King began racing go-karts at the age of 9 to please her father, 66-year-old Clyde King, a past racer of street stocks in the 1960s.

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Harraka Adds Two To Tally

By Official Release

D4D Driver Runs Win Total To Eight

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Drive for Diversity’s Paul Harraka dominated at All American Speedway on Saturday night, winning the trophy dash and both segments of the Late Model Twin 50s. The 18-year-old Harraka has now won three consecutive races, bringing his season total to eight wins in the No. 16 Ruth’s Chris Steak House Toyota for Bill McAnally Racing.

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Morris Back In Familiar Territory

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

FORMER NATIONAL CHAMP MOVES TO TOP OF STANDINGS 

Philip Morris has been through the national title chase enough to know not to get too concerned about the championship standings in June and July. August, though, is another matter.

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Coleman Records Breakthrough Win

By Track Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio - It's been an up and down season at Columbus Motor Speedway for 21-year-old Brandon Coleman, but he made history Saturday. Coleman became the first hearing-impaired driver to win a feature race at the long-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track. In only his ninth career start, Coleman drove to victory by holding off wily veteran Bill McElfresh in the 20-lap Crazy Compact division feature.
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King Makes History At Irwindale

By Official Release

King earns first win at Toyota; Harraka takes No. 6 at All American

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Drive for Diversity member Lindsey King won her first career NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature event on Saturday night at the Toyota Speedway at Irwindale. The 19-year-old King is the first female to win an Auto Club Late Model event at the half-mile oval.

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Ward Gets Championship Hopes Back On Track At Greenville-Pickens

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

Marty Ward can’t ever remember racing without his father. So when Maurice Ward passed away following a heart attack while racing at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Greenville, S.C., in 2006, it nearly chased the younger Ward out of the sport.

“Last year, I just didn’t want to race,” Ward said. “I had a hard time going back to the race track. I just didn’t want to be there.”

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