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ASHTON WINGER IS THE 2018 DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET LATE MODEL NATIONAL CHAMPION

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series officials have announced that the 2018 season is over, and 18-year-old Ashton Winger of Senoia, GA is the 2018 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Champion.  Winger wins the title by ten points over Jake Knowles of Rome, GA by ten points.                  Series officials announced yesterday they were considering scheduling another race in the coming weeks to decide the championship, but by the end of the [...]

POSSUM TOWN GRAND PRIX CANCELLED DUE TO HEAVY RAIN

               COLUMBUS, MS – Heavy overnight rains on an already saturated race track has forced cancellation of Saturday’s $10,000-to-win Possum Town Grand Prix for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Magnolia Motor Speedway.  Friday night’s program was called for rain with Street Stock Heat races still to be contested.                  Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series officials are working on a date for the final race of the 2018 season.  Ashton Winger of Senoia, GA and [...]

McREE SWEEPS PRELIMINARIES FOR DURRENCE LAYNE POSSUM TOWN G.P. POLE

               COLUMBUS, MS – Justin McRee of Woodstock, AL will start the J&J Logging Capital on the pole position for Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win Possum Town Grand Prix for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Magnolia Motor Speedway.  J-Mac was the fastest qualifier among the 54 entrants and won the first Heat Race in Friday night’s preliminary action.                  McRee won the Knowles Race Parts and Bodies Fast Time Award with a lap around Magnolia Motor Speedway in [...]

TWO DRIVERS, ONE RACE AND TEN POINTS TO DECIDE DURRENCE LAYNE TITLE

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Two drivers, one race, and a ten-point difference will decide the $10,000 2018 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Championship this Friday and Saturday night at the $10,000-to-win Possum Town Grand Prix at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS.                  The Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series point leader is 18-year-old Ashton Winger of Senoia, GA.  Winger also leads the 2018 VP Racing Fuels Young Gun Challenge Series points for Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model [...]

KNOWLES BANKS $10K WITH DURRENCE LAYNE LATE MODEL SOUTHERN 100 WIN

               MILTON, FL – Jake Knowles of Rome, GA drove a race of patience using tire management to win the 11th Annual Southern 100 for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series on Saturday night at Southern Raceway.  Knowles took the lead on lap 25 and led unchallenged the rest of the way to collect the $10,000 top prize in the Knowles Race Parts and Bodies Longhorn.                  In a race that saw 14 caution flags, the two most [...]

POINT LEADER WINGER EARNS POLE FOR THE DURRENCE LAYNE SOUTHERN 100

               MILTON, FL – Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series point leader Ashton Winger of Senoia, GA is on the path to the 2018 National Championship at Southern Raceway during Friday night’s preliminary action for the $10,000-to-win 11th Annual Southern 100 on Saturday night.  Winger won the Pole Position for the race with a Heat 1 victory on Friday night.                  The 18-year-old Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year point leader goes into the race with a [...]

SOUTHERN 100 PAYS $10,000-TO-WIN FOR DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET LATE MODELS

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – The penultimate race of the 2018 season will pay $10,000-to-win and take the cars and stars of the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series to Southern Raceway in Milton, FL for the 11th Annual Southern 100 this Friday night and Saturday night.  With two races left in the season, drivers will be battling for the Top10 Points Fund-Paying spots.                  Ashton Winger of Senoia, GA will bring a 48-point lead to the Southern 100, and [...]

DURRENCE LAYNE RACING FAMILY MOURNS THE LOSS OF JOEY HUSS 1963-2018

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – The Durrence Layne Racing family of officials, sponsors, competitors, track owners/promoters, and fans are mourning loss of Joey Huss, 55, of Flomaton, AL, whose body was recovered on Saturday after being lost in a flash flood in Junction, TX.  Mr. Huss was the father of Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Model competitor Josh Huss of Flomaton, AL.                  Joey Huss was the patriarch of a racing family that has been involved with the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt [...]

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME AS SKINNER TAKES DURRENCE LAYNE DLMS TST WIN

                EASTABOGA, AL – Cruz Skinner of Oxford, AL reached a goal he had set five years ago, as the 17-year-old driver won the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series 50-lap main event Saturday night at his home track, Talladega Short Track.  Skinner took the lead at the drop of the green flag and then led wire-to-wire for his second series win of the season.                  Skinner was able to keep a half straightaway lead over the second-place driver, [...]

WINGER FLIES TO THIRD DURRENCE LAYNE DLMS WIN AT TST AND POINT LEAD

               EASTABOGA, AL – It was all Ashton Winger Friday night at Talladega Short Track, as the 18-year-old driver swept the Friday night NASCAR Weekend show for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series driving the Keyser Manufacturing Rocket.  Winger set Fast Time, and then led all 40-laps in the main event to earn the $2,000 top prize and his third win of the season.                  Winger’s win combined with the disqualification of Cory Hedgecock of Loudon, TN, who [...]