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NEW YEAR’S BOOKENDS FOR DURRENCE LAYNE RACING DIVISIONS

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Durrence Layne Racing will close 2018 and open 2019 with two big events.  The 3rd Annual Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock World Championship Race will be at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA on December 28-29, and all four Durrence Layne Racing Divisions will compete in the 28th Annual Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL on January 3-6.                  The top Street Stock drivers in the Southeast will converge on Cochran Motor [...]

Harlan Byram Jr. 1948-2018

The thoughts and prayers from all of us at Durrence Layne Racing go out to Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division competitor Matt Byram and his family after the passing on November 25 of Matt’s father Mr. Harlan Byrum Jr. at age 70. Arrangements for Mr. Byram will be visitation on Tuesday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the Funeral Service on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Millings Funeral Home 1484 Highway 487, Sebastopol, MS. (Photo [...]

WET GROUNDS FORCE CANCELLATION OF THE DURRENCE LAYNE RACING VP NATIONALS

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Wet and saturated grounds at Talladega Short Track after hours of heavy rain have forced cancellation of the VP Nationals at the Eastaboga, AL racing facility for the Chevrolet Performance  Super Late Model Series, and four other Durrence Layne Racing Divisions that was scheduled for Saturday night.                  With the Friday night portion of the VP Nationals already being scrubbed to wet weather, race officials determined that the track and the pit area were just too [...]

INCLEMENT WEATHER BRINGS CHANGES FOR VP NATIONALS THIS SATURDAY 5 PM

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Inclement weather has forced Durrence Layne Racing officials to make some changes to the Inaugural VP Nationals at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL.  The entire event will now be a one-day show this Saturday with the gates opening at 3 p.m., and racing beginning at 5 p.m.    There will still be six Divisions in action including all five Durrence Layne Racing Divisions.  The Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series will run twin 25-lap feature [...]

FIVE DURRENCE LAYNE RACING DIVISIONS SHOWCASED IN VP NATIONALS

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Five Durrence Layne Racing Divisions will be showcased in the inaugural VP Nationals this Friday night and Saturday night at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL.  This will mark the first time in the sanctioning body’s 14-year history that all five racing Divisions will be in action at the same track on the same weekend.                  The headline Division will be the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series that will run three main events over two [...]

“DR. DIRT” JOHNNY STOKES AND TED LACKEY TO PREPARE TST FOR VP NATIONALS

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Durrence Layne Racing has recruited the services of dirt track preparation specialists “Dr. Dirt” Johnny Stokes and Ted Lackey to prepare the 1/3-mile clay surface of Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL for the Inaugural VP Nationals on October 26-27.  The VP Nationals will feature five Durrence Layne Racing Divisions together for the first time.                  Stokes is the Co-Owner and Promoter of Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS.  Not only is he well-known as a [...]

THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY HURRICANE MICHAEL

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – The thoughts and prayers of all of us with Durrence Layne Racing are with those affected by Hurricane Michael.  Our hope is that God will keep everyone safe during this historic weather event.  Many of our competitors in our two Touring Divisions and our four Weekly Racing Series Divisions live and race out of the Florida Panhandle, Southeast Alabama, and Southern Georgia.   For more information and rules about the Durrence Layne Racing Divisions, visit the series [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 27 AND FINAL ROUND UP

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Week 27 brought the 2018 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season to a close and the top ten drivers in each of the four Divisions have been decided.  The top ten drivers in each Division have earned a seat at the table for the Annual Durrence Layne Racing Awards Banquet in January at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in Dawsonville, GA.                  The complete Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Week 27 results for each track [...]

VP NATIONALS TO FEATURE FIVE DURRENCE LAYNE RACING DIVISIONS AT TST

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – The VP Nationals on October 26-27 at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL will present five Durrence Layne Racing Divisions in action at the same track for the first time ever.  The event will feature the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series with three main events over two days.   The two-day event will also see the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division, the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division, the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE WEEKLY RACING SERIES WEEK 27 PREVIEW

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Week 27, the final week of the 2018 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season will bring a furious end in the battle for the top ten points fund paying positions in the four Divisions, and a seat at the Annual Awards Banquet held at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame this January in the birthplace of American Stock Car Racing, Dawsonville, GA.                  The nine race Week 27 competition will be contested over three days with [...]