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 …

SOUTHEAST: SpeedFest 2016 Entry Lists Continue to Grow; Adds Poole, Byron & Others

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SALEM, Ind. – official series release — Champion Racing Association Powered by JEGS officials have added several names to the entry list for SpeedFest 2016, which will be held Jan. 30-31 at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Ga. As announced earlier this week, 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch has added his name to the entry list for …

SOUTHEAST: Turning the Tables; Nemechek Avenges Frustrating Friday With Snowflake 100 Win

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Photo courtesy Lea Richardson — Avenging a sour Friday at Five Flags Speedway, reigning Snowball Derby champion John Hunter Nemechek took the Pro Late Model field to school under the lights on Saturday night. Nemechek dominated the Allen Turner Hyundai Snowflake 100, leading all but six laps …

SOUTHEAST: Justin South Tops Snowflake 100 Qualifying; Wins Pro Late Model Pole in Pensacola

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Eddie Richie photo — Justin South garnered the pole for the Allen Turner Hyundai Snowflake 100 during pro late model qualifying on Saturday afternoon at Five Flags Speedway. South rocketed past two-time Snowflake runner-up and reigning Snowball Derby champion John Hunter Nemechek with his lap of 16.554 …

AUDIO/RECAP: Going Out on Top; Thompson Closes PASS PLM Season With Hickory Win

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NEWTON, N.C. — Story and photo by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Audio by Jacob Seelman and Tom Baker — Austin Thompson picked one heck of a way to go out on Saturday afternoon at Hickory Motor Speedway. Thompson started third but charged to the lead on lap 21 of the PASS Pro Late Model Series’ 40-lap …

SOUTHEAST: Zane Smith Hoping to Cap Breakout Season With Snowball Derby Win

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — official event release — Ed Aldridge photo — Back in February a relatively unknown driver by the name of Zane Smith burst onto the Super Late Model scene by winning the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing championship at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway. He’s followed that up with three Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South victories …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Garrett Jones Gaining Momentum After Switch to Goodson Racing No. 1; Ready for First Alabama 200

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Audio, photo and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Once referred to as “the kid with a dream,” 15-year-old Garrett Jones has become a driver with a plan — and a very determined plan, at that — during his first season at the wheel of a Super Late Model. Jones, the 2013 UARA-STARS …

PLAINS: Tropical Depression Reschedules “Our Town, Your Town” Event at Missouri’s Lebanon I-44 Speedway

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Lebanon, Mo. — official track release — Lebanon I-44 Speedway photo — Tropical Depression Bill has brought just that to the Our Town Your Town event set for Saturday at the “High-Banks” of the Lebanon I-44 Speedway as the most recent information released by the National Weather Service and local Forecasters has forced the event to be cancelled and reset …

LATE MODELS: Change of Plans; Cole Williams to Return to Lebanon I-44 Speedway on Regular Basis

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SELLERSBURG, Ind. — official release — Cole Williams Racing photo — Despite a racer’s best intentions, a schedule is never quite set in stone. Car troubles, weather issues and other obstacles can throw even the best-prepared driver a curve ball. In the case of Indiana’s Cole Williams, such challenges have forced the 2014 Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway track champion to re-evaluate …