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VonDohren Cleans Up On Pennsylvania Dirt

By Adam Fenwick,

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Dirt racing has been taking center stage recently in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. 

Leading the dirt racing charge not just this year, but for the last several years, is Craig VonDohren. A nine-time 358 Modified Division champion at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania, VonDohren continued to lead the dirt racing charge on Saturday night by winning the 50-lap Forrest Rogers Memorial.

The race, run in honor of the late founder of the speedway Forrest Rogers, paid VonDohren a hefty $10,000.

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VanDyke Embracing Breakthrough Season

By Adam Fenwick,

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It’s been a career year for Virginia’s Kres VanDyke, and the season isn’t even close to complete.

VanDyke, the reigning NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Tennessee champion, has scored 20 victories this season across three race tracks in the Southeast. At two of those tracks - Kingsport Speedway in Tennessee and Lonesome Pine Raceway in Virginia - he is also the point leader in the late model stock car division.

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Rockford Keeps Rolling Along

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - When you walk into Illinois’ Rockford Speedway, it becomes obvious very quickly that the track isn’t like other motorsports venues.

It’s small, just a quarter-mile in length, with 22 degrees of banking in the turns that helps create intense, high-speed racing. You could argue that there are plenty quarter-mile tracks in the United States and you’d be right, but none of them have the history that Rockford Speedway has.

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McCarty Steals Hampton Heat Victory

By Andy Marquis,

HAMPTON, Va. – Bobby McCarty snuck his way into the lead late in Saturday night’s Hampton Heat 200 at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway, clinching the biggest win of his career.

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Late Model Heavyweights Face The Heat

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HAMPTON, Va. – A pair of former NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champions ,Peyton Sellers and Philip Morris ,appear to be early favorites in Saturday night’s Hampton Heat 200, the marquee event of the season at the recently re-opened Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway in Virginia. However, a contingent of local drivers look to stand in their way.

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Diaz Dominating in Rookie Season

By Adam Fenwick,

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Mason Diaz had high expectations entering the 2017 season at Southern National Motorsports Park, but even his own expectations couldn’t meet up to the strong season he has had thus far.

The 17-year-old from Manassas, Virginia, has had a stunningly strong rookie season thus far in the late model stock division at the Kenly, North Carolina, track. He's already collected five victories at Southern National in his No. 24 late model prepared by Mike Darne, including a sweep of twin features on May 27.

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Morris Closing On More History

By JW Martin

Philip Morris doesn’t wear a crown.

But these days, when the 52-year-old Ruckersville Va., racer straps on his helmet, he receives respect befitting a King. 

On NASCAR’s local racing circuit, Morris is racing royalty. He’s enjoyed a storied career in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series that spans more than 20 years, and his resume is peerless: Four national championships. Four Virginia championships. Nine Late Model track championships. 

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Causey Makes History at South Boston

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CONCORD, N.C. – Macy Causey, 16-year-old resident of York County, Virginia, won at South Boston Speedway in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division (LMSC) Saturday night. Causey, the youngest member in the history of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Program, earned her first career LMSC victory, and became the first female to win a LMSC race at South Boston Speedway.

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Tech Talk: Unique Partnership For Tefft

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STAFFORD, Conn. -- After getting his feet wet with a five-race foray into the Limited Late Model division in 2015, Southampton, Massachusetts, native David Tefft ran his first full season at Stafford Motor Speedway in 2016 with a truly unique crew.

Tefft and his students from Westfield Technical Academy, and now, William J. Dean Technical High School help serve as his crew for his No. 3 machine both in the shop during the week and at the track on Friday nights.

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Bowman Gray Poised To Continue Tradition

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Springtime in North Carolina means warmer weather, blooming flowers, and most importantly the start of racing season at Bowman Gray Stadium.

The 69th season of NASCAR racing action begins on Saturday, April 22. And just as the drivers slam the gas when the green flag drops, Bowman Gray Stadium starts off its season with a bang.

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