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DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 3 ROUND UP

                ADAIRSVILLE, GA – Lonnie Brant of Bloomingdale, GA took the win on Friday night at Oglethorpe Speedway Park in Savannah, GA to take over the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division point lead.  Week 3 of the Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series saw just seven of 17 scheduled races getting in their programs.                  Dylan Hamilton of Cantonment, FL took over the point lead in the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division with a win on Saturday night [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 3 PREVIEW

                ADAIRSVILLE, GA – There will be a slate of 17 races in six different states making up the Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Week 3 schedule of events.  The four Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Divisions will have four races held on Friday night, and 11 races set for Saturday night action.                  The schedule is made up of nine races for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division, ten races for the Durrence Layne Performance Street Stock Division, [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 2 ROUND UP

                ADAIRSVILLE, GA – It was a busy Week 2 with nine Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series event taking place.  All four Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Divisions were in action, and there is a logjam for the top spots in the National point standings.                  The action got underway on Friday with two races.  At Columbus Speedway in Columbus, MS, Brent Mitchell won the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division main event, and Chace Pennington was the winner [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 2 PREVIEW

                ADAIRSVILLE, GA – Week 2 of the 2019 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season will see 12 races at tracks in five different states.  There will be two events this Friday night, nine events on Saturday night, and one event on Sunday night.                  There will be eight races for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division, nine races for the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division, seven Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Sportsman Division races, and four [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 1 ROUND UP

                ADAIRSVILLE, GA – The 14th Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season opened on Friday and Saturday with six tracks in four states getting their events in, while Mother Nature washed out four races.  This past weekend’s events are the first of 27 weeks of Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series competition for four Divisions.                  Shane Riner of Guyton, GA opened the 2019 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season with a Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division win on Friday [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 1 PREVIEW

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – The Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series opens its 14th season this weekend with 10 events in six different states on the schedule of events.  Drivers in four different Divisions will have 27 weeks to post their best 14 weekly finishes for National points, as they compete with other drivers at other Weekly Racing Series track across the country using a points system.                  Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Week 1 action will see seven Durrence Layne [...]

FINAL TUNE-UP WEEKEND FOR DURRENCE LAYNE WRS RACERS

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – This weekend will be the final tune-up at Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series tracks before the 2019 point season begins on March 25, and runs through September 29.  Drivers will be competing against not only drivers at their home track for track points, but drivers throughout the country for National points during the 27-week season.                  The top ten drivers in National points in each of the four Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Divisions will earn [...]

TUNE-UP RACES/PRACTICES THIS WEEKEND AT DURRENCE LAYNE WRS TRACKS

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – The 2019 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season doesn’t begin for another three weeks, but there will be several opportunities for competitors to tune-up before they start racing for National points.  This weekend, 11 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Tracks will either be holding races or practices this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.                  This Friday, Southern Raceway in Milton, FL will have Qualifying and Heat Races for the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division and the [...]

CHARLES ROBERTS LEADS INVESTMENT GROUP IN PURCHASE OF CRATE RACIN’ USA

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – It has been revealed that motorsports businessman Charles Roberts is leading an investment group that has purchased Crate Racin’ USA, also known as Durrence Layne Racing, from the sanctioning body’s founders Mike and Heather Vaughn.  Roberts is well-known in the industry as a fan, sponsor, tire dealer, and track owner through the years.   Roberts has both personal and business reasons for leading the group that has bought Crate Racin’ USA.  Through much of his time in [...]

MIKE AND HEATHER VAUGHN SELL CRATE RACIN’ USA/DURRENCE LAYNE RACING

                DAWSONVILLE, GA – Mike Vaughn, the CEO and Founder of Crate Racin’ USA, aka Durrence Layne Racing, shocked a crowd of over 300 attendees on Saturday night at the Durrence Layne Racing Annual Awards Banquet at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. Vaughn called his wife Heather to the stage after the State of the Series Address and announced they have sold the series.                  Vaughn said he and Heather, who is the CFO of the series, had sold [...]