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Kelley Gets Back On Track At Revolution Park

Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Brandon Kelley returned to racing in a big way this year.

After a four year hiatus the 28-year-old from Porter, Texas is back in a pavement Late Model. The opportunity to go racing with his daughter Erin and father/team owner Donny was the big draw. The newly christened Revolution Park Racing and Entertainment Complex in Monroe, La., gave them a place to go racing together.

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Scott Double Dips In California Late Models

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A 20-year-old California NASCAR Late Model driver is doubling his success after he doubled his racing workload.

Two-time All-American Speedway champion Matt Scott of Sacramento, Calif., added a full-time schedule of racing at Stockton (Calif.) 99 Speedway this year. His results so far have been championship caliber.

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Dunlevy Looks To Leave On Top

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A racing star, who spanned generations of drivers, is in his final season as a full-time competitor in a 45-year racing career.

Dick Dunlevy Jr., 64, of New Carlisle, Ohio, is concluding his weekend profession with a flourish. He’s won nine NASCAR Late Model features at Kil-Kare Raceway in Xenia, Ohio so far this year and leads the track point race.

“This is my last year,” Dunlevy said. “I’d like to leave the sport – I love so much – on top. I want to walk away as a champion.”

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Korish Aims At First LaCrosse Championship

Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A driver known for his on-track patience and consistency leads the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model division point standings in one of the nation’s most competitive weekly fields.

Todd Korish, 39, of Holmen, Wis., leads the track and state NASCAR standings racing at Lacrosse (Wis.) Fairgrounds Speedway, a .625-mile paved oval.

“We’re still trying to get a Late Model championship under our belt,” Korish said. “It looks like this year will be one of our best chances.”

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Whitmoyer Works Hard On Winning

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Winning racing titles is never easy, but Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa., raises the degree of difficulty. Veteran racer Craig Whitmoyer takes it in stride, though, and just goes about the business of winning.

Whitmoyer currently leads the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series standings in the Sportsman division at the track, and his performance so far this season – two wins and nine top-10 finishes in nine starts – has put him atop the NASCAR Finalist Program Dirt Division III standings.

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Veteran Helliwell And Teen Bates Form Unique Racing Partnership

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Two NASCAR Whelen All-American Series drivers from two states use a total of four cars to compete on their own unique circuits.

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Nebraska Newcomer Kaser Rises To The Top

Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A first-year NASCAR Whelen All-American Series dirt Late Model driver from Lincoln, Neb., has quickly found success.

Jase Kaser leads Nebraska’s NASCAR state point race and dirt Late Model division point standings at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb. He also competes at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., where he’s tied for fifth in points with 2004 track champion Chris Spieker.

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Garrison In The Hunt For Division II Lead

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jeff Garrison is no stranger to winning, but the veteran is experiencing a first when he led an impressive field from his home track in a NASCAR Whelen All-American Series division.

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Popular Canadian Driver Enjoying Final Run

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A popular veteran driver has begun his 33rd and final season of full time asphalt stock car racing.

Dave Lewis, 51, of Orillia, Ontario, is a longtime competitor at Barrie (Ontario) Speedway and won the track’s 1996 Late Model division championship. He’s won plenty of races over the years, but most people view Lewis as a true short-track racing sportsman.

“Dave is one of those guys who is willing to help anyone in the pits,” said Barrie’s promoter Rick Hurst. “Anybody at any track would like to have this guy racing with them.”

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Wyman Reaches For Title At Adams County

Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dirt Late Model driver J.C. Wyman is more determined than ever in pursuit of his first NASCAR Whelen All-American Series championship. He acknowledges he’s racing against some of the toughest competition of his career.

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