It was a battle of Late Model Stock Car heavyweights as Philip Morris, Peyton Sellers, Austin Thaxton, and newly crowned Hampton Heat winner Bobby McCarty were joined by Lee Pulliam Saturday night at South Boston Speedway (VA).  In the end, it was Morris who ended up winning the heavyweight bout and celebrating in victory lane. […]

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Philip Morris’ post-race victory celebration commenced in the customary fashion: A pause at the flagstand to collect the checkered flag. A ceremonial clockwise lap around the .416-mile oval. A raucous reception from the team.   Expertly orchestrated… as if he had done it a hundred times.   Saturday night’s opening 75-lap O’Reilly Auto Parts Late […]

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The ValleyStar Credit Union 300 was a long day full of ups and downs for many teams and drivers.  While Mike Looney was celebrating his win, others were left to wonder what could have been.   Since it’s been close to 24 hours since the Last Chance Race ended, we decided to take a look […]

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It was a strange start to the 2016 season.   When the dust had settled on the season opener at South Boston Speedway (VA), all the former National Champions in the field were spun out and torn up at the end of the first of two 100-lap Late Model Stock Car races Saturday night.   […]

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