It was a unique year for the Late Model Stock Cars of the Mid-Atlantic region, to say the least.  Several tracks were unable to open, there was no ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway, and we saw the unfortunate closure of a couple of tracks in the region.   Still, racing went on, as […]

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (June 27, 2020) – Kres VanDyke used his heavy right foot and a good-handling race car to twin 35-lap Late Model Stock features at Kingsport Speedway on Friday night.   Fellow Abingdon racer Kevin Canter hit a milestone with his 50th career win in the Mod 4 division of the NASCAR Weekly Racing […]

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Two-time ValleyStar Credit Union 300 winner Lee Pulliam finished Friday’s practice in a familiar place at Martinsville Speedway (VA), topping the charts in the three-hour session.   The four-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion logged a lap of 19.984 seconds around the 0.526-mile oval, setting the tone for Friday night’s qualifying session. However, the Late […]

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Kres VanDyke is a household name to race fans in and around his hometown of Abingdon, VA. He’s easily one of the most successful drivers at Kingsport Speedway and Lonesome Pine Raceway over the last two decades but the veteran driver is looking to put an exclamation on his career with a […]

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, are you ready for “The Concrete Jungle” to roar to life? With the official arrival of spring (March 20) at mid-week, both race fans and competitors alike are looking forward to the first green flag of 2019 waving at Kingsport Speedway on Saturday, March 23. The Model […]

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Layne Riggs returned to CARS Response Energy Tour victory lane Saturday night at Kingsport Speedway (TN), outdueling the venue’s defending track champion on a series of late-race restarts for the win.   Riggs battled with Kres VanDyke throughout the race, as the two drivers were the class of the field. VanDyke held the lead on […]

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Defending Kingsport Speedway and also Tennessee NASCAR Whelen All-American Series state champion Kres VanDyke of Abingdon, Va., is a legitimate threat to visit victory lane in each Late Model Stock Car event he enters, but betting odds weren’t favorable for 14-year-old Trey Bayne (brother of NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Trevor […]

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For the first time ever, drivers raced around Martinsville Speedway under the LED lights Thursday night.  Nearly 90 Late Model Stock Car teams arrived at “The Paperclip” to test for next Saturday’s ValleyStar 300.  This year, testing was more important than ever.   With this year being the first ValleyStar 300 under the lights, Test […]

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For many racers, it is an incredible feat to win a handful of races in a season or to even find their way to victory lane at all. For Kres VanDyke, he is closing in on the quarter-century mark this season as he recently collected his 24th Late Model victory of the year.   So […]

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KINGSPORT, Tenn.– Kres VanDyke claimed his sixth win of the season Friday night at Kingsport Speedway’s WQUT Night at the Races.   Ronnie McCarty qualified on the pole position for the 75-lap Late Model Stock Car main event. With an invert of five positions, Wayne Hale would start on the pole and Jeff Maupin on […]

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