SOUTHEAST: 2016 Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown Cancelled Due to Langley’s Uncertain Future

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RICHMOND, Va. – official release — Due to track operations and schedule uncertainty at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va., the ninth running of the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown scheduled for April 21 at Langley has been cancelled for 2016. “The event is an around-the-clock, full year in the making,” said race coordinator Buck Reuss. “But due to the very …

SOUTHEAST: Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown Moves to Langley Speedway in 2016

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HAMPTON, Va. – official release — The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series’ only pro-am charity event, , the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown, will start a new chapter as the celebrity late model race will move across the Commonwealth of Virginia to Langley Speedway for the ninth edition of the event in April 2016. Proceeds from the Showdown charity event benefit …

SOUTHEAST: Pulliam Adds Hampton Heat Victory to His Impressive Résumé as Contact on Track Leads to Hot Tempers

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HAMPTON, Va. — Recap and photo by Race Chaser Online Southeast Correspondent Charlie Alexander — In the world of late model stock car racing, Lee Pulliam is a household name. Saturday night at Langley Speedway, he kept it that way. One night after claiming the second of two twin LMSC races at Motor Mile (Va.) Speedway, where a bounty was placed …

SOUTHEAST: Race Preview — Hampton Heat 200 for Late Model Stock Cars at Langley Speedway

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HAMPTON, Va. – Story and photo by Race Chaser Online Southeast Correspondent Charlie Alexander — Langley Speedway will be the place to be this Saturday night for fans of Late Model Stock Racing, as nearly 40 cars will look for the green flag in the Hampton Heat 200. The Southeast’s best late model stock car drivers from various states and …

KNPSE: Byron Brings it Home at Langley; K&N East Points Leader Scores Third Win of 2015

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HAMPTON, Va. — official series release by Tim Southers, NASCAR — Brenda Meserve/NASCAR photo — William Byron made a trip to Langley Speedway a couple of weeks ago to race a Late Model car and also get familiar with the tight .375-mile track. That trip paid off for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East points leader. Byron took the lead …

KNPSE QUALIFYING: Abreu Makes History; Rookie Driver Captures First Career Pole Award

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HAMPTON, Va. — official series release and photo by Tim Southers, NASCAR — Rico Abreu was already a known commodity as a race car driver before he began his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East career earlier this year and now he can start adding to his NASCAR resume. Abreu scored his first career Coors Light Pole Award on Saturday during qualifying …

KNPSE PRACTICE: Gaulding Leads Field At Langley; Virginia Native Sets Overall Pace in Happy Hour

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HAMPTON, Va. – official series release by Tim Southers, NASCAR — Matt Kentfield/NASCAR photo — Gray Gaulding decided to make a switch in teams earlier this season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, and it appears he is liking that move today at Langley Speedway. Gaulding was fastest overall following two practice sessions in the afternoon for the Visit Hampton …

SOUTHEAST: Hot Night Leads to Hot Tempers; Berry and Edwards Take Langley Late Model Wins

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HAMPTON, Va. — Recap and photo by Race Chaser Online Southeast Correspondent Charlie Alexander — While the Hampton Heat 200 is still six weeks away, the on-track action at Langley Speedway can’t get much hotter — and the drivers proved it again on Saturday night. Preparations for the $10,000 to win Late Model Stock race brought talent from as far …

Marshall’s Mind Blog: Langley Impresses With Southern Modified Stop; Support Your Local Short Track

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HAMPTON, Va. – Blog and photo by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – I have been to a few tracks these past few seasons, and while all of them have been enjoyable and exciting, this past weekend at Langley Speedway stood out among the rest. The track, which is a 0.395-mile circuit, accommodates fans, drivers and the media …