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Zacharias Adds to Chemung Legacy

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — With a treasure trove of championships already earned at just 24 years old, it’s hard to envision a limit to what Jimmy Zacharias can accomplish.

In 2015 Zacharias captured his fifth NASCAR Whelen All-American Series track championship in the last six years at Chemung Speedrome, already two more than any other driver has earned since the Western New York oval joined NASCAR in 2001.

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Winning Never Gets Old for Carlson

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Wisconsin has had its share of native sons enjoy success in NASCAR racing. 

While 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth might get the most national publicity, and the late Dick Trickle became a cult hero thanks in part to the weekly updates on ESPN’s SportsCenter in the 1990’s, no driver has more NASCAR championship trophies than Steve Carlson. 

Once again, it’s time Carlson made more room in his trophy case.

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Majeski Dominates New Smyrna World Series

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. – Ty Majeski finished the week as he started it, by dominating New Smyrna Speedway.

The 21-year-old Seymour, Wisconsin, native led for the entirety of the Southern Paint 100 in Honor of Bruce Gowland to take home the victory and the 2016 Super Late Model championship in the 50th Annual World Series of Stock Car Racing.

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Preece Defends His New Smyrna Titles

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. - Ryan Preece had an easier week at this year’s World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing than he did last year.

The result was the same.

Preece dug himself into a hole the first night out last season and spent the week battling for the top spot. Fast forward to one year later, where the 25-year-old, Berlin, Connecticut, driver collected two wins and two runner-up finishes in the week's four races.

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Burton On A Roll At New Smyrna

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. –  Harrison Burton has turned the corner at New Smyrna Speedway.

The 15 year-old beat out Wednesday's winner, Ty Majeski, to win his second Tower Sealants Super Late Model feature of the week.

The Huntersville, North Carolina, got off to a rough start with a wreck on Night 2 of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing and came home with a 12th-place finish in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race Sunday. But over the last three nights, Burton has two wins and a runner-up finish.

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Rocco Rewriting the Record Books

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — With the level of accomplishment Keith Rocco has reached at just 31 years of age, the Connecticut modified standout is on pace to set records that may never be touched.

After a period of recognizing regional crowns, the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series returned to a U.S. state and Canadian province championship structure in 2007. Woody Pitkat captured the first Connecticut NASCAR title that year. Rocco has been at the top since.

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Mid-Race Charge Earns Goodale His First Win

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. – Eric Goodale defended his Blewett Memorial 76 Tour Modified Title in the second night of Modified racing at New Smyrna Speedway.

Unlike last year, when late-race heroics earned him the victory, Goodale took the lead on Lap 50 and held off a late charge from Ryan Preece to take the victory on Night 6 of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.

"It's just a good shout out to my team - they put a lot of hard work in," Goodale said. It just feels great. To win a race in honor of John is extra special."

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Burton Collects His First World Series Win

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. – Harrison Burton was on cruise control Tuesday night.

The 15-year-old Huntersville, North Carolina driver dominated the 50-lap Tower Sealants Super Late Model feature to earn his first win in the 50th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing.

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McKean Makes Most Of Opportunity

Tim Southers, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jerry McKean is one tough man.

After overcoming obstacles that would send most people to their couch for the rest of their lives, he proved you can do anything once you set your mind to it and he turned that inner drive in to a NASCAR Whelen All-American Series state and track title last season.

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Majeski Closes The Deal This Time

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. – Ty Majeski had to settle for second behind Steven Wallace on Opening Night. Saturday night, he got the shot at Wallace in the closing laps and pulled out the victory on Night 2 of the 50th Annual World Series of Asphalt Racing at New Smyrna Speedway

Wallace settled for second ahead of defending World Series champion Zane Smith.

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