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Caraway Speedway celebrates 50 years

Brooke Bunch, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Darren Hackett, Caraway Speedway Promoter, has been at the track since 1984, when he took the reign of operations over from his father, Russell. 

“My family’s been here 38 out of the 50 years,” said Darren. “The Speedway’s only had three owners. So to see it celebrate 50 years is a wonderful thing.” 

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Rose In Tight Division II Battle At Seekonk

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In this age of the backyard garage in weekly racing almost becoming extinct, Charlie Rose is proving that you can still be successful and do it yourself.

For the first time since 2005, Massachusetts’ Seekonk Speedway returned to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series for 2015 with Rose and two of his fellow competitors – Robert Pelland and Dylan Estrella – engaged in a tight battle for the track’s late model championship. Pelland leads overall with Rose in third, just 11 points out of the lead.

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Brown Outlasts Rivals To Win 10th BGS Title

By Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Tim Brown continues to make history at one of NASCAR's most iconic tracks.

Brown clinched his 10th NASCAR track championship at historic Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, last Saturday night to add to his record-setting collection of title trophies at his home track. Brown edged rival Jason Myers by 24 points in the final standings (808-784) after the 150-lap season finale.

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Championship Drive Reaches Final Month

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The drive for NASCAR Whelen All-American Series championships in Division II-V is nearing the homestretch as just a month remains in the 2015 points season.

The premiere Division I championship has received plenty of attention for its closeness as Thomas Tillison Jr. overtook Keith Rocco for the national lead this past week, but there is also plenty left to be settled in the other four division national title pictures as the points season nears its Sept. 20 conclusion.

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Tillison Takes Lead In National Title Race

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — There’s a new name at the top, and for the first time in seven years, he’s a dirt-track racer.

Thomas Tillison Jr. won twice over the weekend in Oklahoma – Friday night at Flint Creek Speedway in West Siloam and Saturday at Salina Highbanks Speedway. His wins on the .375-mile dirt ovals pushed him past Connecticut’s Keith Rocco and to the top of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national standings.

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Fanatics Introduces Home Tracks Apparel

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A new line of NASCAR Home Tracks apparel is available for fans to purchase on the NASCAR.com Superstore powered by Fanatics.

CLICK HERE: NASCAR HOME TRACKS STORE

In partnering with Fanatics, the largest retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise, this marks the first time that officially licensed items are available under one banner for each of NASCAR’s regional touring and weekly series.

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Bowman Gray Set For Special Night

Brooke Bunch, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - There’s a 1000th time for everything. 

At least that’s what they say at “the Madhouse.” 

Widely-known as one of stock car racing’s most legendary venues, Bowman Gray Stadium got its nickname for a 1950’s qualifying format known as the “Mad Scramble.” And now, more than 65 years later, the track will hold its 1000th NASCAR-sanctioned event on Saturday, Aug. 15. 

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Purvis Finds Balance To Lead At Columbus

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Any driver who competes in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division II-V will tell you that it takes dedication and determination are necessary to balance work, life and racing to contend for a NASCAR championship. Kyle Purvis is finding success all the way around.

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Tillison Closes Gap In National Title Race

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Since 2001, the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship has seemingly ping-ponged between New England and the southeast. Eleven of the 13 championships have gone to drivers either competing in an asphalt Modified in the northeast or an asphalt Late Model in Virginia and the Carolinas.

Enter Thomas Tillison.

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Clements Paving The Way At LaCrosse

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Nick Clements has been experiencing a season like he’s never had before. He’s leading the Grand National Sportsman Division at Wisconsin’s LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway and has moved up to 23rd in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Division II standings.

The 31-year-old from West Salem, Wisconsin, leads his local 5/8-mile track with six wins and 11 top fives in 11 starts.

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