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THUNDERHILL RACEWAY PARK GETS THREE DURRENCE LAYNE DIVISIONS FOR 2019

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Thunderhill Raceway Park in Summertown, TN is the latest new track to sign up with the Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series for 2019.  Thunderhill Raceway Park will be presenting three Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Divisions where the drivers in the respective Divisions will compete for both a Weekly and National point fund.                  Competitors in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division, the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division, and the Durrence Layne [...]

TENNESSEE NATIONAL RACEWAY TO RUN THREE DURRENCE LAYNE RACING DIVISIONS

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Tennessee National Raceway in Hohenwald, TN will run three Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Divisions in 2019.  Drivers in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model Division, the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division, and the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Modified Sportsman Division will run for both a National and a Track point fund in 2019.                  Tennessee National Raceway will run on Friday nights during the 2019 season, and that will give racers an extra opportunity [...]

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 [...]

HERNDON IS THE DURRENCE LAYNE PERFORMANCE PARTS STREET STOCK WORLD CHAMPION

               COCHRAN, GA – T.J. Herndon of Atwood, TN drove the Race Tek/Dale’s Recycling Special to victory on Saturday in the 3rd Annual Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock World Championship Race at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA.  Herndon took the lead from Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN on lap 23, and then went unchallenged in the second half of the race.                  “Ronnie was tough in the first half of the race and he just could get off [...]

$5,000-TO-WIN STREET STOCK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE THIS WEEKEND AT COCHRAN MOTOR SPEEDWAY

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Over 50 Street Stock racers from at least ten different states are getting ready for the $5,000-to-win 3rd Annual Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock World Championship Race this Friday night and Saturday night at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA.  A win in this race can make a career highlight for any driver.                                         Johnny Stokes of Columbus, MS is a perfect example as the defending Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock World Champion.  [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET, BUICK, GMC OFFERING REBATES ON CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE CIRCLE TRACK ENGINES

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Durrence Layne Chevrolet, Buick, GMC in Claxton, GA is offering Special Rebates through March 31, 2019 on the affordable Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engines used in all five Durrence Layne Racing Divisions.  Durrence Layne Chevrolet, Buick, GMC is the title sponsor of Durrence Layne Racing.                  The Special Rebate form is available for print out off one of the Durrence Layne Racing web sites found at www.durrencelayneracing.com. Just click on the link on the home page [...]

ICE BOWL 28 RINGS IN 2019 FOR THE DURRENCE LAYNE STREET STOCK DIVISION

ICE BOWL 28 RINGS IN 2019 FOR THE DURRENCE LAYNE STREET STOCK DIVISION   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                  CARTERSVILLE, GA – The 28th Annual Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL will ring in the 2019 season with a $2,500-to-win opener for the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division.  The on track activity will begin on Thursday and run through Sunday.    The Ice Bowl race is also the opening event of the 2019 season for the Durrence Layne Performance [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE STREET STOCKS HEAD TO BUBBA RACEWAY PARK ON MARCH 1-2

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – The Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division will take on the Dirts 4 Racing Street Stocks in the $2,000-to-win Durrence Layne Sunshine State Shootout at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL on March 1-2, 2019.  The Durrence Layne Sunshine State Shootout will be a part of the Chevrolet Performance World Championship Week at Bubba Raceway Park.                  Bubba Raceway Park will be available for Street Stock practice on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 and Thursday, February [...]

STREET STOCK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY 10-12

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Durrence Layne Racing and Cochran Motor Speedway officials have announced the postponement of the $5,000-to-win 3rd Annual Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock World Championship Race until January 10-12.  The weather forecast of high probability for rain this weekend has forced the postponement.                  The schedule for each rescheduled day will be the same as they were for this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  The on track action at Cochran Motor Speedway will begin on Thursday night, [...]