On this date, Southern Modified ace Paul Radford won at Bowman Gray Stadium in three different decades.  Radford picked up wins on this date in in 1966, 1977 and 1983. His career spanned over four decades and he raced against the best and won on several occasions.   Radford was a proven winner in […]

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Strange things happen in racing, and on this particular occasion they happened just one year apart.  On this date in 1955, Billy Myers won a NASCAR Late Model Sportsman race at Champion Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Billy had three known wins at the track during the 1955 season.   Just one year later, Billy’s […]

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David Rogers had a big impact on the careers and lives of other drivers. It was the same for teenage drivers, who got to compete with the Florida legend near the end of his career prior to his unfortunate passing Sunday morning.   Seventeen-year-old Chandler Smith competed with Rogers several times at Five Flags Speedway […]

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Brad May is now a three-time track champion at New Smyrna Speedway, as well as the track’s defending Super Late Model champion.  When he was younger, however, May was like many short track racing fans in Florida: he idolized David Rogers.   “Watching him when I was young, I thought he could take a fifth-place […]

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Since his unfortunate passing Sunday morning, members of the short track racing community have shared memories and stories to help remember the life of David Rogers.  Many of those stories have told us how great of a person he was, while some have focused on his success behind the wheel of a race car.  Today, […]

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Last December, David Rogers made history with his 33rd start in the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway , breaking a tie with Red Farmer for most starts in the biggest Super Late Model race in the country.   He did so after receiving the “Derby Dedication Award” from Five Flags Speedway officials, along with a […]

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