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DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 11 ROUND UP

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Week 11 of the 27-week Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season was a winning one for three of the four point leaders.  Sid Scarbrough of Florence, MS, Lee Ray of Columbus, MS, and Tody Ratcliff of Meridian, MS won in their respective Divisions over the weekend.                  Scarbrough picked up his fifth Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division win of the season on Saturday night at his home track, Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, MS.  Scarbrough [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 11 PREVIEW

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Week 11 of the 27-week 2018 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season will feature 18 events over three days in seven different states that include Nebraska, Kansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.  There will be five Friday night race, a dozen races on Saturday night, and one Sunday night event.                  There will be point races during Week 11 action for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division, the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 10 ROUND UP

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Week 10 of the 27-Week Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series is in the books for the four Divisions.  The complete results for each Division at each track are listed below, and the updated complete point standings for each Division are posted at www.durrencelayneracing.com.                  Beginning this week, some drivers will have a couple of new categories shown along with their point totals, number of races ran, wins, top five and top ten finishes.  We will also [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 10 PREVIEW

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – After reaching the one-third mark of the 2018 season, the Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series will feature 17 events in eight different states for Week 10 action in the 27-week season.  Week 10 will have one race tonight, four events on Friday night, 11 races on tap for Saturday night, and one event on Sunday night.                  There will be 14 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division races, 12 Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE RACING MOURNS THE PASSING OF SANDY ROGERS HOLT

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – On this morning of May 29, 2018, all of us at Durrence Layne Racing lost a very valued friend and colleague.  Our Administrative Director Sandy Rogers Holt passed peacefully in her sleep at 1:30 a.m. this morning after a short but courageous battle with a very rare form of cancer that only nine other people in the world are known to have.  She was 67-years-old.                  Sandy was a key member of our Durrence Layne Racing [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 9 ROUND UP

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Inclement weather tried to dampen the spirits of the Memorial Day Holiday racing over the three-day weekend of Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Week 9 competition with 15 of 23 events washed out.  There were eight events completed with one on Friday night, six on Saturday night, and two on Sunday night.                  Chris Kratzer of Haysville, KS opened Week 9 of the 2018 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series with a Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model [...]

Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Week 9 Preview

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – The Memorial Day Holiday Weekend is going to be a busy one for the Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series, as there will be 24 races in eight different states over four days.  Week 9 competition races will take place on Friday with six events, Saturday with 11 events, and Sunday with six events, while Week 10 racing will open with one Monday night event.   Week 9 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series competition in four different Divisions [...]

Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Week 7 Preview

CARTERSVILLE, GA – The Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series enters Week 7 competition with 19 races on the schedule in eight different states.  There will be 14 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division races, 15 Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division races, six Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Sportsman Division races and three Durrence Layne Chevrolet Durrence Layne Chevrolet Modified Sportsman Division races.   You may have noticed that the name of our title sponsor since 2008 “NeSmith” is no [...]

NeSmith/Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Week 5 Round Up

CARTERSVILLE, GA – After Week 5 of the NeSmith/Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series competition, Sid Scarbrough of Florence, MS leads the NeSmith/Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division point standings.  Scarbrough took the win on Saturday night at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, MS.                  Bryan Fortner of Millport, AL had a big weekend in NeSmith/Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division action, as he won the $5,000 Golden Egg non-points race on Saturday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, [...]

NeSmith Weekly Racing Series 2018 Week 1 Round Up

 CARTERSVILLE, GA – Week 1 of the NeSmith Weekly Racing Series is in the books, and the point standings with the winners from Friday night and Saturday night are at the top of the list in the four Weekly Racing Series Divisions.  As the weeks progress in the 27-week season, the margins will begin to take shape.                   There were six events in the NeSmith Chevrolet Late Model Division in Week 1 competition.  Shannon Lee of Lumberton, MS was the [...]