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KNOWLES TAKE DURRENCE LAYNE DLMS WIN #3 AT SMOKY MOUNTAIN

               MARYVILLE, TN – Jake Knowles of Rome, GA padded his Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series point lead with his third series win of the 2019 season on Friday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in the Knowles Race Parts and Bodies Longhorn.  Knowles led all 30 laps of the race, but it wasn’t easy.   Knowles held off strong challenges from Brandon Williams of Crossville, TN and Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, TN in the last ten laps of the [...]

TENNESSEE DOUBLE RACING WEEKEND FOR DURRENCE LAYNE DLMS

               ADAIRSVILLE, GA – The Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series returns to action this Friday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN and this Saturday night at Duck River Raceway Park in Lewisburg, TN for Rounds 9 and 10 of the 2019 season.  The top drivers from six different states are expected for this Tennessee double racing weekend.   The series returns to Smoky Mountain  Speedway for a $2,000-to-win $200-to-start race on Friday night, and then visits Duck [...]

TECHNICAL BULLETIN: FUEL RULE AMENDMENT/UPDATE

               ADAIRSVILLE, GA – Durrence Layne Racing/Crate Racin’ USA officials have amended/updated the Official 2019 Fuel Rules for each division competing under the Series’ banner.  Series officials said these updates are effective immediately.   Series officials said the Fuel Rule amendment comes as a step in keeping the approved fuels in check from a cost standpoint, to clarify what is and is not allowed, and to avoid any performance advantages.   The Fuel Rule amendment/update will have little to no effect [...]

DUCK RIVER RACEWAY PARK ADDED TO DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET DLMS SCHEDULE

               ADAIRSVILLE, GA – Duck River Raceway Park in Lewisburg, TN has been added to the 2019 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series schedule for Saturday night, August 17, which now gives America’s Leader In Racing a Tennessee Two-Step weekend.  The Duck River Raceway Park event now joins the August 16 race at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN.                  The Duck River Raceway Park race will be a $2,500-to-win $250-to-start 50-lap race on Saturday night, April 17.  The [...]

RAINEY LEADS THE VP RACING FUELS YOUNG GUNS CHALLENGE SERIES POINTS

ADAIRSVILLE, GA – Jake Rainey of Hiram, GA leads the VP Racing Fuels Young Guns Challenge Series points after eight Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Touring events, and 16 weeks of Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series Late Model Division competition. The VP Racing Fuels Young Guns Challenge Series is a series within a series that has its own separate point fund for Durrence Layne Racing Late Model drivers 18 years of age and younger. Rainey is [...]

SKINNER IN CRUZ CONTROL FOR DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET DLMS COCHRAN WIN

               COCHRAN, GA – Cruz Skinner of Oxford, AL drove the Skinner’s Body Shop Capital to a clean sweep in the 50-lap finale of the Salute To America Nationals for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Cochran Motor Speedway.  The 17-year-old driver won the Boyd Bilt Fabrication Fast Time Award, and then held off all challengers to lead all 50 laps.                  Skinner was also the Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Race.  The challenges for [...]

KNOWLES TAKES SECOND DURRENCE LAYNE DLMS WIN IN COCHRAN, GA

               COCHRAN, GA – Jake Knowles of Rome, GA padded his Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series point lead with his second win of the season on Friday night at Cochran Motor Speedway.  Knowles took the lead at the start of the race from his outside front row starting spot and led all 40 laps of the main event in the Knowles Race Parts and Bodies Longhorn.                  Knowles said the key to victory was getting the lead at [...]

OWNBEY IS UNTOUCHABLE IN DURRENCE LAYNE DLMS TALLADEGA SHORT TRACK RUN

               EASTABOGA, AL – John Ownbey was untouchable Wednesday night at Talladega Short Track, as the Cleveland, TN swept the Salute To Freedom 50 for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series driving the Orr Brother Construction Special.  The win was Ownbey’s second series victory of the season at “The Hornet’s Nest.”                  Brandon Williams of Crossville, TN was the only driver able to get close to Ownbey, as he got a nose under him in turn two on [...]

BUSY JULY 4TH HOLIDAY WEEK FOR DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET DLMS NATIONAL TOUR

               ADAIRSVILLE, GA – It’s going to be a busy July 4th Week for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series with three races in four days.  The Salute To America Nationals begins Wednesday night at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL, and then moves to Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, GA for a pair of races.                  Talladega Short Track opens the Salute To America Nationals for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series on Wednesday night [...]

HEDGECOCK SWEEPS DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET DLMS MOUNTAIN MOONSHINE 40

               MARYVILLE, TN – Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, TN won the Mountain Moonshine 40 for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN driving the Eagle Racing Engines Rocket.  The two-time Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Champion swept the program leading all 40 laps from the pole.                  Even though Hedgecock led all 40 laps, he did get a spirited challenge for the lead at the [...]