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Heckert Receives Project Lifesaver Honor

By Tom Bryant, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – By any measure, Scott Heckert’s 2014 season in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East was a success, highlighted by two race wins, three poles, and an eighth place finish in the season standings while driving the No. 34 Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet.

While winning a race in the highly competitive series is a significant career accomplishment, his off-the-track work to raise awareness for victims of cognitive disorders earned him an even more rare distinction.

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Long Climb To The Top Pays Off For Hill

By Alex Moore, NASCAR

By the impressionable age of 5, Austin Hill fell in love.

Attending his first NASCAR race at Talladega Speedway, the Winston, Georgia, driver not only became a diehard Jeff Gordon fan, but also fell for racing himself.

By the time he was 6 years old, he was racing and at 8 he won his first quarter-midget championship (Gordon won his first quarter-midget championship at 8, too). And Hill didn’t plan to stop there. 

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Young Multicultural And Female Drivers Compete For Spot In NASCAR

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Twenty multicultural and female race car drivers from the United States, Canada and Latin America will participate in the 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Combine Oct. 13-15 with hopes of earning a spot in the 2015 NASCAR D4D Class in partnership with Rev Racing.

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Hill Still The King Of The Monster Mile

By Tom Bryant, NASCAR

DOVER, Del. -- Austin Hill mastered the Monster Mile. Again.

The 20-year-old from Winston, Georgia, returned to the track where he recorded his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win a year ago and put on a dominating display Friday in the Driver Sober 150. Not even a tire issue could keep Hill from becoming the first driver since 1997 to close out the series season with back-to-back wins.

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QUALIFYING: Little On Roll At Dover

By Tom Bryant, NASCAR

DOVER, Del. – Jesse Little followed up his fast practice time earlier Friday with the the top lap in qualifying to earn the 21 Means 21 Pole Award at Dover International Speedway. It's the second NASCAR K&N Pro Series East pole for the 17-year-old from Mooresville, North Carolina.

Little turned a past lap of 23.384 seconds (153.951 mph) in his No. 97 NASCAR Technical Institute Chevrolet, The NASCAR Next driver also won the pole at Iowa Speedway on Aug. 1.

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PRACTICE: Little Fast At Dover

By Tom Bryant, NASCAR

DOVER, Del. – With a bright sun shining over the “Monster Mile” Friday, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East hit the track early for practice heading into the evening’s Driver Sober 150 at Delaware International Speedway.

NASCAR Next member Jesse Little, driver of the No. 97 NASCAR Technical Institute Chevrolet, was fastest in the 75-minute session, turning a lap in 23.656 seconds at 152.181 mph on the one-mile concrete oval.

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K&N Pro Series East Stat Advance: Dover

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will head to Dover International Speedway for the Drive Sober 150 on Friday, Sept. 26. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers at the track:

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K&N Pro Series East News & Notes: Dover

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Cole Custer is on cloud nine following his first win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the UNOH 175 from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and the 16-year-old NASCAR Next driver will be focused on a strong showing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Drive Sober 150 event at Dover International Speedway on Friday, Sept. 26.

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Rhodes Earns Sunoco Rookie Of The Year

By John Tejeda, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ben Rhodes can add one more piece of hardware to his impressive 2014 season.

The Louiville, Kentucky, native, has clinched the Sunoco Rookie of the Year title by virtue of holding a 36-point lead headining into the final event of the season, the Drive Sober 150 at Dover (Delaware) International Speedway on Sept. 26. On Sept. 6 at Greenville Pickens Speedway in South Carolina, Rhodes wrapped up the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship for Turner Scott Motorsports,

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Rhodes Captures 1st K&N Pro East Crown

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Ben Rhodes entered the Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 140 needing to finish at least 13th to clinch his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East crown, he did nine spots better.

The 17-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, native earned his 11th top-five finish of the season, crossing the Greenville Pickens Speedway finish line fourth and clinching his first series title in the process. Fellow NASCAR Next driver Austin Hill earned his first victory of the season and second of his career.

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2015 Schedule/Results

DATE RACE/VENUE WINNER/POLE VIEW
Feb 15 NKNPS East New Smyrna 2/15/15
New Smyrna Speedway
Apr 4 NKNPS East Greenville 4/4/2015
Greenville Pickens Speedway
Apr 18 PittLite 125
Bristol Motor Speedway
Apr 24 NKNPS East Richmond 4/24/15
Richmond International Raceway
May 16 NKNPS East Iowa 5/16/15
Iowa Speedway
May 30 NKNPS East Bowman Gray 5/30/15
Bowman Gray Stadium
Jun 20 K&N 150
Langley Speedway
Jul 4 NKNPS East Columbus 7/4/15
Columbus Motor Speedway
Jul 17 Granite State 70
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Jul 31 NKNPS East Iowa 7/31/15
Iowa Speedway
Aug 7 NKNPS East Watkins Glen 8/7/15
Watkins Glen International
Aug 15 NKNPS East Motordome 8/15/15
Motordrome Speedway
Aug 29 Biscutville 125
Virginia International Raceway
Oct 2 Drive Sober 125
Dover International Speedway

* Denotes Rookie
# Qualifying cancelled; Field set per rule book