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DUCK RIVER DURRENCE LAYNE LATE MODEL RACE POSTPONED ONE WEEK

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – The Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout event scheduled for Saturday at Duck River Raceway Park has been postponed one week due to unfavorable weather for the $3,000-to-win $250-to-start 40-lap race.  The Winter Fest race has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 23.                  The weather forecast calls for rain on already saturated grounds at Duck River Raceway Park for Friday followed by cold temperatures on Saturday.  There will be an Open Practice at [...]

DUCK RIVER RACEWAY PARK TO HOST ROUND 2 OF DURRENCE LAYNE WINTER SHOOTOUT

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Duck River Raceway Park in Lewisburg, TN will host Round 2 of the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout as a part of its Winter Fest this Saturday with a $3,000-to-win, $250-to-start 40-lap main event.  It will be the first visit for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Models since 2007.                  The complete payout for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout event this Saturday at Duck River Raceway Park [...]

2019 DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET DIRT LATE MODEL SERIES NATIONAL TOURING SCHEDULE

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – The 2019 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Touring schedule has been released, as the tour prepares for its 15th consecutive season.  The schedule features 21 races at nine tracks in five different states.  Durrence Layne Racing officials said there are current negotiations still underway to add more events in the coming weeks.                  The puzzle of putting together the 2019 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series schedule took a little longer than [...]

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 [...]

ELLIOTT BAGS THE ICE WITH DURRENCE LAYNE LATE MODEL ICE BOWL WIN

               EASTABOGA, AL – Jimmy Elliott of Cleveland, TN drove the Car Smart Auto Sales Longhorn to the biggest win of his career Sunday night, winning the 28th Annual Ice Bowl for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Talladega Short Track.  Elliott took the lead on two different occasions in the 50-lap race, the final time on lap 41.   Elliott opened up his defense of the Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout Series, after being [...]

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 [...]

FRAME TAKES THE ICE BOWL POLE FOR THE DURRENCE LAYNE LATE MODELS

               EASTABOGA, AL – Jadon Frame of Decherd, TN earned the pole position on Saturday for Sunday’s Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series $3,000-to-win race at the 28th Annual Talladega Short Track Ice Bowl.  Frame was the Knowles Race Parts and Bodies Fast Qualifier to earn the pole for the first of four Heat Races on Saturday.                   The 28th Annual Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track opens the seven-race Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Winter [...]

ICE BOWL 28 RINGS IN 2019 FOR THE DURRENCE LAYNE LATE MODEL WINTER SHOOTOUT

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – The 28th Annual Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL will ring in the 2019 season with a $3,000-to-win opener for the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series.  The on track activity will begin on Thursday and run through Sunday.    The Ice Bowl race is also the opening event for the seven-race Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout.  Three-time Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Champion Ronnie [...]

2019 DURRENCE LAYNE CHEVROLET DIRT LATE MODEL SERIES WINTER SHOOTOUT DATES ANNOUNCED

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Durrence Layne Racing officials have announced the dates for the 2019 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout.  The schedule shows seven races at four tracks in four different states.                  The first race of the 2019 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Winter Shootout will be at the 28th Annual Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL on January 3-6, 2019 paying $3,000-to-win.  There will be practice on Thursday, January [...]