CARS LMSC Tour heads for Dominion Raceway

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 5, 2020) – The Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour is in full swing as the Late Model Stock Cars return to Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Virginia on Saturday night for the Radley Chevrolet 125. Two-time and defending CARS Late Model Stock Tour champion Bobby McCarty raced to victory lane for the first time in 2020 after leading flag-to-flag in Saturday night’s Cloer Construction 125 at Hickory Motor Speedway. With the win, the No. 22 moved to third in the points standings. McCarty trails championship leader Jared Fryar by eight points and Corey Heim, who is second in…

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NASCAR implements new Choose Cone & Starting Lineup procedures

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 6, 2020) – NASCAR today announced two competition procedure changes that it will implement ahead of the Playoffs in all three national series. Starting with this weekend’s races at Michigan International Speedway, NASCAR will incorporate the ‘choose rule’ into the restart procedure for all national series races except those held on road courses and superspeedways (Daytona and Talladega). The rule made its NASCAR national series debut during the NASCAR All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway last month. As drivers approach a designated spot on the track, they must commit to the inside or outside lane for…

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Michigan Playoff Buster: Tyler Reddick

Over the past few weeks there have been two drivers who were certainly not locks to qualify for the upcoming NASCAR Playoffs based on their point totals to win races, and thus, assure themselves of a chance to race for a championship. As a result of the victories by Cole Custer and Austin Dillon, the number of available spaces for those hoping to point their way into the playoffs has been reduced by two. Anytime a driver on the so-called “playoff bubble” or even out of contention to be on that bubble wins a race, those fighting to get one…

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Sammy Smith developing talent with Kyle Busch Motorsports guidance

Sammy Smith is in one of the most coveted rides in all of short track racing as the driver of the Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 51 Toyota. And the 16-year-old racer has wasted little time in taking advantage of the opportunity before him. Already in this coronavirus-interrupted season the Iowa native has won on the opening night of Super Late Model competition in the World Series of Asphalt at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway on his way to a fourth place finish in the overall standings of that eight-race extravaganza that runs in the days leading up to NASCAR’s Daytona 500….

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Sam Mayer sweeps ARCA Menards Series weekend in Toledo

BY JASON CHRISTLEY WWW.ARCARACING.COM AUGUST 2, 2020 TOLEDO, Ohio — It took an extra day, and one last restart, but Sam Mayer completed the weekend sweep at Toledo Speedway. Mayer took the lead on a late race restart just past halfway in the Menards 200 presented by Crosley Brands, and then hoisted his second winner’s trophy in three days when the ARCA Menards Series race was called on Lap 127 because of rain. The 17-year-old from Franklin, Wisconsin, picked up his first series win Friday night. After weather pushed Saturday’s scheduled event to Sunday, Mayer started third. He got by…

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Bobby McCarty dominates CARS Tour LMSC race at Hickory

The Solid Rock Carriers CARS Late Model Stock Tour made its way to the Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday evening for the Cloer Construction 250. Along with the CARS Super Late Model Tour, the two divisions would each contest 125-lap feature events to make up the full race distance. Bobby McCarty jumped to the lead at the start and would not be passed on his way to the win in the LMSC event that served as the night’s finale. McCarty is the two-time and defending CARS Tour LMSC champion. In previous years, this race has featured a throwback theme with…

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Matt Craig sails to CARS Tour SLM victory at Hickory

The Solid Rock Carriers CARS Super Late Model Tour made its way to the Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday evening for the Cloer Construction 250. Along with the CARS Late Model Stock Tour, the two divisions would each contest 125-lap feature events to make up the full race distance. At the end of the night it would be Matt Craig who stood tall in victory lane and collected $10,000 for the SLM division win at the historic North Carolina facility. Craig is the defending CARS Tour champion and currently leads the series standings. In previous years, this race has featured…

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Teenager Sam Mayer earns ARCA Menards Series win in Toledo

BY JASON CHRISTLEY WWW.ARCARACING.COM AUGUST 1, 2020 TOLEDO, Ohio – Sam Mayer has accomplished so much so soon into his stock car racing career, it’s hard to believe there was still something he hadn’t done. There was, but he checked those off Friday night at Toledo Speedway. The 17-year-old from Franklin, Wisconsin, dominated the Menards.com 200 presented by SPxE. It was Mayer’s first win in the ARCA Menards Series – and his first victory in the Sioux Chief Showdown. Mayer’s No. 21 Chevy Accessories Chevrolet led the last 97 laps and crossed the finish line 1.607 seconds ahead of Ty…

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New Hampshire looks to provide another Harvick vs. Hamlin showdown

There is no doubt who the two most dominating figures of 2020 have been in the NASCAR Cup Series. Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kevin Harvick currently sits atop the series standings and has amassed a total of four wins throughout the coronavirus interrupted campaign. At the same time, Joe Gibbs Racing competitor Denny Hamlin ranks fourth in points and has piled up five victories so far. Out of 19 total races, these two are very near to taking 50% of the checkered flags having been offered at the sport’s top level. Last Thursday’s Super Start Batteries 400 at the Kansas Speedway…

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CARS Tour event at Hickory will look a bit different this year

In 2017 the Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour introduced what has become one of the most popular events in all of pavement-based Late Model racing when the Throwback 276 came to fruition at the Hickory Motor Speedway. The Late Model Stock Car division and the Super Late Model division, both sanctioned by the CARS Tour, have since shared the spotlight with both classed contesting 138-lap feature races. But what has made this event so special and popular, aside from the competition itself, was the fact that teams schemed their racing machines to look like famous race cars from the past….

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