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South Carolina Features Two Early Leaders

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The first points standings update of the season for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Divisions II-V are out and the Palmetto State of South Carolina is well represented.

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Pulliam Returns To The Top With Fast Start

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Lee Pulliam is accustom to seeing his name atop the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national standings. Between 2012-13, Pulliam led the way for 29 consecutive weeks as he became just the third driver to win multiple championships.

But last year, it was rival Anthony Anders’ turn at the top. The Greenville, South Carolina, driver led wire-to-wire in capturing his first national title in his final year as a full-time competitor and Pulliam came up one spot short while still taking home his fourth straight podium finish.

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Two Tracks Welcome NASCAR Back

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – This weekend two of the newest members of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series will get their seasons underway with Madison International Speedway in Oregon, Wisconsin, and I-25 Speedway in Pueblo, Colorado, both operating under NASCAR sanctioning.

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Landauer Makes Memorable Introduction

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Julia Landauer may be new to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, but she’s no stranger to the racing scene. She began racing at a young age when her parents got her and her siblings into go-karts as a form of family bonding.

“It was something we could all do together,” the 23-year-old from New York City said. “We liked that girls could compete with the boys. I have always loved mechanics, so I fell in love with racing right away.”

After discovering her passion for the sport, she wasted no time jumping into the racing scene.

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PIT BOX: Ready To Go Up North

Tim Southers, NASCAR

WHAT TO WATCH FOR

• The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 gets its 2015 season underway this weekend with the running of the Clarington 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. L.P. Dumoulin returns to defend his series championship and improve on a fourth-place finish in last year’s opener while Andrew Ranger will look for a third-consecutive pole at CTMP, where he set the track record in this event a year ago.

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Green Flag For Seekonk, Sunset

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Spring is the season for things to begin anew. This past weekend, two longstanding short tracks experienced their own renewal.

Massachusetts oval Seekonk Speedway returned to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly program for 2015 after a decade as an independent. The popular .333-mile oval bordering Providence, Rhode Island, first opened for auto racing in May 1946 and is celebrating its 70th season of competition this year.

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Big Opening Week For Weekly Tracks

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The biggest three day stretch of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track openings in 2015 is on tap this weekend as 13 facilities launch their weekly competition schedules.

Following a challenging winter and a brisk start to spring, the weather is finally relenting in the northeast, upper Midwest and Canada, where 10 of those 13 track openings will take place.

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Peters Survives Wild Finish To Score Victory

Tim Southers, NASCAR

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – When you are racing for $10,000 and bragging rights anything can happen, and it did Thursday night during the final lap of the Eighth Annual Denny Hamlin Short Track Challenge.

Danville, Virginia native, Timothy Peters avoided a spinning Lee Pulliam on the final lap of the green-white-checkered finish to claim his first win in the charity race at his home track.

Peters started second to Pulliam on Lap 208 and the two raced side-by-side for the lead at the white flag.

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Pospisil Aims To Repeat

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Tad Pospisil achieved his long-time dream last season when he won the Cubby’s Super Late Model Division I track champion title at his hometown track, I-80 Speedway in Omaha, Nebraska.

“Last season we decided to run a full season for the very first time,” said Pospisil, who is from Norfolk, Nebraska -- about 135 miles northwest of Omaha. “We had a new car and we won our first night out. We were consistent throughout the whole year, and finished top five every time.”

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Into Built Legacy At Oglethorpe

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Once David Into got rolling on the race track, he was nearly unstoppable. The Hardeeville, South Carolina, driver didn't start racing a dirt Late Model until he was 45. And then he rattled off 10 NASCAR track championships in a 12 year stretch that included the 1984 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship.

Into passed away at his home Monday at the age of 75.

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