Rafe Slate Fourth In Pro Late Model Debut

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL — In his first ever pro late model race driving for Whitlock Driver Development/FMI Racing at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Eatonton, Georgia racer Rafe Slate raced his way to a fourth place finish. Slate, 17, qualified fourth but was scheduled to start on the pole due to a field invert.  Lady luck …

Charlotte Motor Speedway Summer Shootout Postponed

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CONCORD, N.C. — CMS/John Davison Photo — Due to the significant threat of severe weather throughout the afternoon and evening today, Charlotte Motor Speedway and U.S. Legend Cars International have announced that all of tonight’s Bojangles’ Summer Shootout activities have been postponed until next week. Track activities will resume on Monday, July 30, with practice, followed by Round 8’s full slate of Legend Car …

SHOOTOUT: Luke Morey Pays Tribute To Late Grandfather With Close Win

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CONCORD, N.C. — RC Media Photo — Tuesday’s Bojangles’ Summer Shootout was heavy on action and championship drama, as the seventh round of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway featured lots of on-track battles in addition to a pre-race autograph session featuring NASCAR standouts Erik Jones, Matt DiBenedetto, Tyler Reddick and Cole Custer. Like the sixth round of the season, Tuesday’s Bojangles’ Summer Shootout brought …

Stanley Hayes Wins For The First Time At Charlotte’s Bojangles Summer Shootout

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CONCORD, N.C. – Championship battles came into focus during Tuesday night’s eventful, action-packed sixth round of Bojangles’ Summer Shootout grassroots racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In addition to the future stars of racing mixing it up on Charlotte’s frontstretch quarter-mile, fans were treated to a quad racing exhibition and an autograph session featuring NASCAR standouts Daniel Hemric, Corey LaJoie, Noah Gragson and Spencer …

Bojangles Summer Shootout Round 4 Recap: Hurricane Al, Ruff, Mayer, Canipe Win

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CONCORD, N.C. – “Hurricane Al” swept through Charlotte Motor Speedway during Tuesday’s round four of the ten-race Bojangles’ Summer Shootout. WBTV meteorologist Al Conklin reigned supreme in the Media Mayhem school bus slobberknocker among area media personalities, which kicked off the night’s action on a damp, difficult track to navigate. Conklin’s second Media Mayhem victory in a row was the fourth of his career, but …

Sparks Fly, Helmets Destroyed In Wild Bojangles Summer Shootout Round Three

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CONCORD, N.C. — The Bojangles’ Summer Shootout is still two weeks from its first fireworks show, but sparks and fur flew on Tuesday in the series’ third round of its 25th season at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Putting the finishing touches on his 24th birthday celebration, Lug Nut – the world’s fastest mascot – kept Lugette, Hugo the Hornet and Chubby Checker at bay in a …

AUDIO/RECAP: Purdy Wild Night Headlines Summer Shootout Season-Opener

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Lightning in the sky and a vicious rainstorm that never came down could not put a damper on the the next generation of racing stars Tuesday night, as the 23rd season of the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout Series kicked off with seven divisions of Legend Car and Bandolero racing on the frontstretch quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

AUDIO/RECAP: Worst to First; Womack Jumps Start & Comes Back to Win Legends Feature at Anderson

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WILLIAMSTON, S.C. — Audio and recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Seelman photo — After being put to the rear for jumping the initial start, Michael Womack battled back in a caution-free 20-lap U.S. Legends Car feature on Friday night at Anderson Motor Speedway, passing race-long leader Randy Gunton with four laps to go and …

AUDIO/RECAP: Worst to First; Last Lap Pass Lifts Justin Ashley to Legends Car Win at Anderson

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WILLIAMSTON, S.C. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Audio by Gray Sutherland — Chris Seelman photo — Justin Ashley only led one lap of Friday night’s season-opening U.S. Legends Car feature at Anderson Motor Speedway. The good news for the reigning track champion? It was the final one. Ashley used an old-fashioned “bump-and-run” pass of …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Teddy Hodgdon Pushing Forward Following Impressive 2015 Season

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CONCORD, N.C. – Audio, story and photo by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor and SPEED SPORT Contributor Jacob Seelman — 15-year-old Connecticut driver Teddy Hodgdon’s 2015 season may not have started with a bang, but it certainly ended with one. The rising talent parlayed a sizzling summer surge into top five points finishes at his two primary tracks during the …

SHOOTOUT: Champion’s Profile — Jordan Black, Legends Car Pro Division

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CONCORD, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – CMS/John Davison photo – DRIVER: Jordan Black AGE: 17 WINS: 4 TOP FIVES: 7 TOP TENS: 9 STARTS: 9 DNFS: 1 FINAL POINTS: 403 (out of a possible 460) BEST ON-TRACK MOMENT: Coming back from missing Round 2 of the 2015 Bojangles’ Summer Shootout Series to win the championship, all by winning the final round of …