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Ketron Family Dominating At Kingsport

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For John Ketron and his sons, Billy and Jason, racing has always been a family affair.

“It’s all we know, we’ve been competing with and against each other for years,” the eldest Ketron said.

The three have combined for six wins and are all ranked in the top 15 of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division III standings.

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Goede Off To Hot Start At Elko Speedway

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jacob Goede had a great season in 2014 at Elko Speedway, and judging by the results so far this year, he could be celebrating again this September.

The defending Minnesota state champion in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series picked up where he left off last year and is leading the standings in the North Star State as well as Elko’s Minnesota Corn Growers Super Late Model division seven races into the schedule.

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Tillison Finds Success In Sooner State

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The learning curve for Thomas Tillison Jr. at the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division I level has been short.

Designated a Division I rookie this year, Tillison has already posted four victories in just nine dirt modified starts between Salina Highbanks and Flint Creek Speedways and leads the Whelen All-American Series standings for the state of Oklahoma.

NATIONAL TOP 500  |  STATE/PROVINCE TOP 20

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Van Fleet Finding Success At Motordrome

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – This could be the making of a year to remember for Aaron Van Fleet at Motordrome Speedway. 

Van Fleet has enjoyed one of the hottest starts of any competitor in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series this season. Competing in the Subway Super Compact division at Motordrome, he has  won six of the first seven races of the season. 

This great start has Van Fleet in the top five in the Division V standings, and it couldn’t happen for a better person according to Motordrome owner Todd Melfi.

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Yackey Back In Familiar Territory

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After he fell just short of his third straight Colorado championship and Late Model title at Colorado National Speedway, veteran Bruce Yackey is off to a strong start in 2015 and is ready to start another streak of accomplishments.

Yackey finished second to Dominic Ursetta last season and while many drivers would welcome a second-place finish in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series state points, that is something Yackey is not used to.

He has used that for motivation so far this season.

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Burns, Emory Battle For Division III Lead

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The battle for the Division III championship title is heating up in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, with only two points separating the leaders. And they race head-to-head at the same track.

Racing in the Renegade Division at South Carolina's Greenville Pickens Speedway, Brad Burns leads Bobby Emory Jr. by two points in the national championship race as the season nears the halfway point.

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Rocco Closing In On Pulliam

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As the season nears the midway point in the battle for the 2015 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship, some familiar names now sit first and second in the standings and judging by the results so far this season, this challenge could go down to the wire.

Two-time national champ Lee Pulliam remains atop the national standings for the fourth consecutive week, but a former champion is closing in on his attempt at a third title. 

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Kressley Leading Division II Standings

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – This year is all about redemption for current NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division II leader Brett Kressley.

Kressley finished the 2014 Whelen All-American Series campaign ranked third behind champion Jared Umbenhauer and runner-up Jesse Dennis after tallying four wins, 13 top fives and 16 top 10s.

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VanDyke Making A Move

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Lee Pulliam tops the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national standings for the third consecutive week but a group of drivers from Kingsport Speedway and Lonesome Pine Raceway, led by Kres VanDyke, are making their presence known.

VanDyke, who won the Tennessee state title last season, gained 35 points on Pulliam’s lead from last week and moved up to second place, 65 points behind the two-time national champion (484-419).

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Stansbury Scores First Win, Leads Division IV

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Divisions II-V are designed to offer novice competitors a chance to learn how to race, work on the cars and create a ladder system at each NASCAR sanctioned track. Columbus Motor Speedway track co-owner, general manager and promoter Jeff Nuckles has struck gold with his Crazy Compact Division.

The division is a cheap and affordable avenue for drivers to enter the sport of NASCAR at the local level and is classified in Division IV in the Whelen All-American Series program.

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