AUDIO/FEATURE: Self Strikes Gold With Second Chance In Racing

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There was an overwhelming sense of relief in Michael Self’s voice after last week’s announcement that he will drive for MDM Motorsports in the 54th annual Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 at Daytona Int’l Speedway on Feb. 18.

WEST: Winter Showdown Cash Goes to Bubba Pollard for Second Straight Season

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – official event release — Amanda Perryman/SRL photo — When big money is on the line, there is no one better than Bubba Pollard. Pollard proved that statement true yet again on Sunday afternoon, surviving a day full of mechanical failures and crashes to win the Winter Showdown for asphalt super late models at Kern County Raceway Park for …

WEST: Pollard Paces First Winter Showdown Practice at Kern County

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BAKERSFIELD, Ca. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Felix Adamo photo – It was a long ride from Senoia, Georgia  to southern California, but 2014 Southern Super Series champion Bubba Pollard is hoping to earn the elusive $25,000 check at the inaugural Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park. Pollard (17.182), who …

SRL SWT: Thorn Wins Blackjack 121 at Las Vegas Bullring

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May 4, 2014 — official release — Rex Emerson photo — LAS VEGAS – Derek Thorn is beginning to make winning a habit. Thorn, from Bakersfield, Calif., led the final 71 laps of Saturday night’s Spears Southwest Tour Blackjack 121 and earned his sixth career SWT victory at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Although Thorn was the fastest qualifier, …

KNPSW: Thorn Snags K&N Pro Series West Title; Gaulding Gets Record-Setting Phoenix Victory

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November 9, 2013 — By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR — AVONDALE, Ariz. – Gray Gaulding won the Casino Arizona 50 on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway, but Derek Thorn was the man of the night. Thorn clinched his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championship with a 15th-place finish which was enough to hold off a trio of contenders. Thorn carried a 16-point …