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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

VP NATIONALS AT TST CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND FOR CHEVY SUPER SERIES

CARTERSVILLE, GA – The VP Nationals at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL this Friday night and Saturday night will be the 2018 Championship Weekend for the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series.  There will be three main events over the two-day event with all three races awarding full points.   On Friday night, the Chevy Super Series competitors will race in Twin 20-lap main events with each race paying $1,000-to-win.  On Saturday night, the 2018 Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model [...]