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Late Model Heavyweights Face The Heat

Andy Marquis/NASCARHomeTracks.com

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, NASCARHomeTracks.com

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

Rev Racing

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

Track Release

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

Track Release

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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Historic Title Run For Creech

By Adam Fenwick, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The 2016 season served as a return home of sorts for 40-year-old Justin Creech.

The veteran racer from Anchorage, Alaska, started his racing career on asphalt, but after the track he started on shut down he and his family race team transitioned to racing sprint cars and Legends cars on dirt. 

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Fast Start For Whelen All-American Series

By Adam Fenwick, NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Drivers from all over the country are already in hot pursuit of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track championships.

The season is officially underway at a number of tracks, with even more slated to begin the racing season by the end of March. 

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Coos Bay Adds Whelen All-American Sanction

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The racing season at Coos Bay Speedway takes the green flag on 2017 on April 1, and for the first time, the track will race under the NASCAR banner.

Coos Bay is a .387-mile high-banked dirt track in western Oregon. Located 2 ½ hours southwest of Eugene and less than 20 miles from the Pacific Ocean, the multi-purpose venue also features an eighth-mile NHRA drag strip and hosts yearly Mud Drag events.

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Humboldt Joins Whelen All-American Series

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The track that helped launch Clint Bowyer’s four-wheel racing career will join the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series for the 2017 season.

Humboldt Speedway, a .387-mile D-shaped high-banked clay oval, will kick off its NASCAR action this weekend with the Battle At The Bullring. The track, which sits less than two hours south of Kansas City, draws more than 130 cars from 13 different states as well as Canada for its B-Mods Division main event of the weekend.

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