For Mike Looney, it was worth the wait.   The Catawba, Va., racer celebrated a storybook homecoming Saturday night in the Shelor Motor Mile TWIN 50s, winning Motor Mile Speedway’s first Late Model race since September 9th, 2017.   “This is a new era,” exclaimed Looney from victory lane.   Motor Mile Speedway’s racing revival […]

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As Mike Looney was driving his truck and trailer to Martinsville Speedway (VA) in 2016 he caught himself day dreaming.  He was thinking about the possibility of taking home a grandfather clock and winning the biggest Late Model Stock Car race in the country.  Little did he know, his dream was about to become reality. […]

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  Eight years is a long time. But Philip Morris’ Motor Mile Speedway success is timeless. The year was 2009. A six-win season at Motor Mile Speedway spawned Morris’ seventh O’Reilly Auto Parts Late Model track championship and his third NASCAR WHELEN All-American Series national crown. It was the exclamation point to a decade-long dynasty […]

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Last year’s ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway (VA) was a dream come true for veteran driver Mike Looney.  After years of trying, Looney took home the coveted Grandfather Clock in Late Model Stock Car racing’s most illustrious event, the Martinsville 300.   Now, a year later, Looney looks to join an elite list […]

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Winning the Valley Star Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway is something not many drivers have ever done. Just making the race is a huge accomplishment for budget racers like the guys who compete at Franklin County Speedway week in and week out.   One of the drivers to accomplish the feat of winning the […]

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Behind every great driver is a great team.  The crew members that put in countless hours at the shop and at the track sometimes do not receive the recognition deserved for a job well done.  The combination of a great driver and a great crew is the recipe for making great things happen on the […]

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Late Model Stock Cars and Tour-type Modifieds will make their way to Myrtle Beach Speedway this weekend for the UNOH Battle at the Beach. Speed51.com’s resident “Stat Boy” Elgin Traylor takes a look at the race “by the numbers.”   3: It’s been three years and three podium finishes for Lee Pulliam at Myrtle Beach.  […]

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