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Attica Changes Procedures; Driver Forms Available

With just three weeks until the 2013 racing season opens at Attica Raceway Park, officials have implemented a few procedural changes. Race drivers will be allowed to compete in more than one division on race nights. However, the driver must be ready to race and cannot hold up the show. …

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Travis Kittleson Makes White Mountain PASS North Plans

CONCORD, NC (September 5, 2008) – North and South will come together in the quest to win in Super Late Model racing as Floridian Travis Kittleson joins up with the No. 29 Cushman Competition team out of Maine for the September 13th PASS North event at White Mountain Motorsports Park …

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Racing On History: A Look At Life At Greenville-Pickens Speedway

_Editor's Note: Jeff Meyer is off from Voices From The Heartland this week. Instead, good friend Mike Neff fills in with a unique voice of his own, about life working at one of the country's most unique tracks. Look for Jeff to return next week with his usual sarcastic humor!_ One of the coolest things about working on a Late Model race team in the Southeast is you get the opportunity to run on some of the tracks where NASCAR first put down its roots 60 years ago ... places like Hickory, Martinsville, and Concord, to name a few. But quite possibly the coolest track to race on is Greenville-Pickens Speedway outside of Greenville, South Carolina. It is an ultra-flat, half-mile oval that is about as slick as an ice skating rink, and will put even the best drivers to the test. GPS hosted its first NASCAR race in 1951. Bob Flock won $3,325 that day, finishing first in an Oldsmobile to begin what would be a long, fruitful partnership between stock car racing and the track. The oval was dirt from its opening until 1970 -- when it was paved and maintained to its current half-mile length.

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2008 Old Spice Prelude to the Dream – FAST FACTS

WHAT: Fourth Annual Old Spice Prelude to the Dream WHERE: Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio (Half-mile dirt oval) WHEN: 7 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 4, 2008 DISTANCE: Feature consists of 30 laps (preceded by hot laps, qualifying and heat races) CARS: Dirt late-model stock cars PAST WINNERS: 2007: Carl …

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Bailey’s 300: The Daytona for Late Models

There are thousands of race car drivers all over the United States that pour their heart and soul into Saturday nights. Running at their local track, they compete to take home their own special trophy, as well as some pocket change most put right back into their car to help it succeed. Well, the top level of these race car drivers are the Late Model racers. They drive cars that have similar dimensions and specifications to the cars that are run in the upper levels of NASCAR, and they generally have the most technology involved in putting them on the track and making them go fast. For the men who drive these machines, the biggest race of the year is the Bailey's 300 held every September at Martinsville Speedway. The race pays $25,000 to win... and it draws racers from all over the country. For good reason.

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