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TUNE-UP RACES/PRACTICES THIS WEEKEND AT DURRENCE LAYNE WRS TRACKS

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – The 2019 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Series season doesn’t begin for another three weeks, but there will be several opportunities for competitors to tune-up before they start racing for National points.  This weekend, 11 Durrence Layne Weekly Racing Tracks will either be holding races or practices this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.                  This Friday, Southern Raceway in Milton, FL will have Qualifying and Heat Races for the Durrence Layne Performance Parts Street Stock Division and the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

FIVE DURRENCE LAYNE RACING DIVISIONS SHOWCASED IN VP NATIONALS

               CARTERSVILLE, GA – Five Durrence Layne Racing Divisions will be showcased in the inaugural VP Nationals this Friday night and Saturday night at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL.  This will mark the first time in the sanctioning body’s 14-year history that all five racing Divisions will be in action at the same track on the same weekend.                  The headline Division will be the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series that will run three main events over two [...]

“DR. DIRT” JOHNNY STOKES AND TED LACKEY TO PREPARE TST FOR VP NATIONALS

                CARTERSVILLE, GA – Durrence Layne Racing has recruited the services of dirt track preparation specialists “Dr. Dirt” Johnny Stokes and Ted Lackey to prepare the 1/3-mile clay surface of Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, AL for the Inaugural VP Nationals on October 26-27.  The VP Nationals will feature five Durrence Layne Racing Divisions together for the first time.                  Stokes is the Co-Owner and Promoter of Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS.  Not only is he well-known as a [...]