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Langley To Host Touring & Weekly In 2017

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Bill Mullis made the big news announcement Friday: He had purchased Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia, and the historic track will re-open in 2017 to racing.

Sunday afternoon, Mullis continued the good news for racers and race fans. He announced the .4-mile oval will host the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and newly unified NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour this season. In addition, the track will return to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series with its weekly racing program.

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BERLIN TRACK FACTS

Berlin Raceway is a 7/16 mile long paved oval race track in Marne, Michigan, near Grand Rapids. It opened in 1950 as a half mile dirt track. Berlin's current track record is 12.765 seconds at 123.24 mph, set by Brian Gerster on 6/13/2015 in a winged sprint car.  Randy Sweet also set the all time quickest lap in his tricked out "Rocket Car" on 6/22/1985 with a time of 12.573 seconds at 125.26 mph.

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ELKO TRACK FACTS

Elko Speedway has been thrilling fans since its opening in the summer of 1965. The track is a banked 3/8ths mile asphalt oval, and also features an inner short oval and crossing X.

• In 1987. Elko joined the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.
• Also hosted the ARCA Racing series as well as the ARCA Midwest Tour.
• Elko Speedway is famously known for its Eve of Destruction events with combined NASCAR racing.

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Davis Rolls To Opening Night Victory

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. -- Luck of the draw went Spencer Davis' way Friday night, and he parlayed it into an opening round victory at New Smyrna Speedway.

The 18-year-old NASCAR Next driver from Dawsonville, Georgia, started second and led every lap en route to the win in the 35-lap Super Late Model feature on the first night of the 51st World Series of Asphalt Racing. The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series race went caution free, allowing Davis to outrun a late charge from runner-up Harrison Burton by .651 seconds.

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LACROSSE FAST FACTS

LaCrosse Speedway is a paved 5/8th mile oval with inner 1/4th mile action track.  Located just 10 minutes from the shores of the Mississippi River, LaCrosse Speedway is set in picturesque West Salem, Wisconsin.  The track opened as a paved racing facility in 1970 and has been a part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series consecutively since 1989.

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FansChoice To Stream World Series of Asphalt Racing

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway is the “World Center of Racing,” and for the next two weeks, fans form around the world will turn their attention to north Florida as the 2017 racing season goes full throttle.

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Solomito Scores Second Title at Riverhead

Adam Fenwick, Special to NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Shawn Solomito helped a NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour legend complete his bucket list in 2016 at New York’s Riverhead Raceway.

Solomito, who turns 28 this week, captured his second track championship at Riverhead in the modified division and in doing so helped 1994 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Wayne Anderson claim his first Riverhead track championship as a car owner at the quarter-mile speedplant.

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Pulliam Saves Tires For IceBreaker Win

Hunter Thomas, TheFourthTurn.com

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Lee Pulliam passed Brian Vause in the closing laps to win the 2nd Annual IceBreaker at Myrtle Beach Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

Pulliam, who had been fast all weekend, kicked off the afternoon by sitting on the pole for the 125-lap race. Once the green flag dropped, Chad McCumbee, who started second, took the lead away from Pulliam. Early on, Pulliam began to save his tires, and as a result, he fell outside of the top-five.

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Pulliam Leads Stout Field At Myrtle Beach

Hunter Thomas, TheFourthTurn.com

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -  The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) hit the banks of Myrtle Beach Speedway on Friday in preparation for Saturday’s 2nd annual IceBreaker that will be held on Saturday.

Drivers from all over the East Coast have traveled to the Palmetto State this weekend to try and win the prestigious event. The IceBreaker is a lock-in to the Myrtle Beach 400, and the winner of Saturday’s event will take home a $5,000 purse. On Friday, more than 20 drivers took to the track as Myrtle Beach Speedway hosted five NWAAS practice sessions.

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Bilderback Bounces Back With Title

Adam Fenwick, Special to NASCARHomeTracks.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Michael Bilderback entered the 2016 season determined to forget the disappointing end to the 2015 season at Illinois’ Rockford Speedway.

Bilderback, from South Beloit, Illinois, lost the track championship at Rockford on the final night of racing in 2015 after battling motor issues throughout the year. It was a heartbreaking way to end the season, but it only served to motivate him coming into 2016.

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