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2013 D4D Combine Participants Announced

20 Drivers Slated To Compete For 2014 Seat With Rev Racing
Official Release
October 3, 2013 - 3:07pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — As the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (#NASCARD4D) program approaches its 10-year anniversary, NASCAR and Rev Racing have selected the participants for the 2013 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine. The drivers will participate in a rigorous on- and off-track evaluation process for the opportunity to join the NASCAR D4D program and compete for Rev Racing during the 2014 season. The combine will be held at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va., from Oct. 21-23.

Suárez Makes Donation To Mexican Red Cross

Raises Funds To Help Flood Victims In Acapulco
Press Release
October 2, 2013 - 10:49am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Daniel Suárez, driver for Rev Racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Series and Telcel Racing in the NASCAR Toyota Series, joined the relief efforts for those affected by the heavy rain fall caused by Hurricane Manuel’s rampage through Mexico’s pacific coast. 

Powell Earns Sunoco Rookie Of The Year

Clinches NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Season Award
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
October 1, 2013 - 12:35pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 2013 Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award has been clinched by Cole Powell.

Powell, from Mount Brydges, Ontario, has captured Sunoco Rookie of the Race honors in nine of 13 events this season behind the wheel of the No. 73 Copps BuildAll/Tricar Developments Chevrolet. The 21-year-old ranks 15th in the Whelen Modified Tour season standings with a best finish of ninth at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway on Aug. 2.

Whelen Southern Mod Stat Advance: SNMP

Analyzing The G-Oil 150 At Southern National
By John Tejeda, NASCAR
October 1, 2013 - 12:25pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour returns to Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, N.C., on Saturday, Oct. 5. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the series and selected drivers at SNMP, as well as some other statistical trends:

Southern Modified News & Notes: SNMP

Brunnhoelzl On The Brink Of Title
By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR
September 30, 2013 - 4:40pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The competition in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour is fierce, but George Brunnhoelzl III continues the set the gold standard.

Pulliam Takes Aim At Martinsville

National Champ's Next Goal: Virginia Is For Racing Lovers 300
By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR
September 30, 2013 - 12:14pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The newly crowned NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion has one more mighty goal on his 2013 racing calendar – a victory at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Lee Pulliam, coming off his second straight NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship, will compete in the post-season Virginia Is For Racing Lovers 300 for NASCAR Late Models at Martinsville on Oct. 6. Eighty-seven cars were on hand for a test session on Sept. 25.

Lia Dominating In Stafford Win

First Whelen Modified Tour Win In Over A Year
By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR
September 29, 2013 - 4:32pm
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STAFFORD, Conn. – Donny Lia flexed his muscle in dominating fashion on Sunday at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway.

The two-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion started from the pole and handled all challenges with apparent ease by outdistancing Doug Coby to the finish line by 3.231 seconds to win the CARQUEST Fall Final 150. The win was his first on the tour since Aug. 9 of last year at Thompson (Conn.) Speedway.

The Jericho, N.Y., driver now has 17 career wins. Sunday was his fourth at Stafford and second in the Fall Final.

Zimmer Breaks Through For First Win

Holds Off Gabillon, Vilarino For Monza Victory
Official Release
September 29, 2013 - 8:39am

MONZA, Italy – Yann Zimmer was undeterred by a wet track as he drove to his first career NASCAR Whelen Euro Series victory Sunday in the second round of the Elite Division semifinal at Autodromo di Monza.

The 23-year-old Swiss driver held off a late run by Frédéric Gabillon on the last turn of the last lap to put the No. 33 OverDrive in Victory Lane.
Gabillon (No. 5 Rapido Racing by Still) settled for second and points leader Ander Vilarino (No. 2 TFT - Banco Santander) was third. Vilariño won the first round at Monza Saturday.

Vilarino Rolls To Seventh Victory

Defending Whelen Euro Champ Picks Up Monza Win
Whelen Euro Series Release
September 29, 2013 - 7:03am

MONZA, ITALY – Ander Vilariño returned to Victory Lane and moved a step closer to a second straight NASCAR Whelen Euro Series championship.

The 33-year-old Spanish driver picked up his seventh win of the season in the first Elite Division race at Autodromo di Monza as the series’ playoffs opened at the 5.793 kilometer (3.599 mile) course north of Milan.

Pursley A Winner In Albuquerque

Veteran Driver Notches Fourth Win Of 2013
By John Tejeda, NASCAR
September 28, 2013 - 11:59pm
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Greg Pursley spoiled Derek Thorn's quest for two consecutive NASCAR K&N Pro Series West wins at NAPA Speedway, taking the victory in the NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by NAPA AutoCare Centers on Saturday night.

Seuss Makes It Two In A Row At Caraway

Records Eighth Career Win At Track
By John Tejeda, NASCAR
September 28, 2013 - 10:46pm
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ASHEBORO, N.C. – Andy Seuss found himself in familiar territory on Saturday night – Victory Lane at Caraway Speedway.

Nearly three weeks after winning at the .455-mile oval for the first time since Oct. 2011, Seuss was right back there after winning the Zooland 150. It was the Hampstead, N.H., driver’s eighth win at the track and the 14th of his tour career which gives him sole possession of second place on the all-time wins list.

Rookie Hill Conquers Monster Mile

Kwasniewski's K&N Pro East Points Lead Sliced To 5 Over Moffitt
By Jason Christley, NASCAR
September 27, 2013 - 7:43pm
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DOVER, Del. - Austin Hill faced the Monster Mile and didn't blink.

The 19-year-old from Winston, Ga., conquered the high-banked mile oval in the Drive Sober 150 presented by Delaware Office of Highway Safety Friday afternoon. It was Hill's first win in his seventh career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East start.

"I can't thank everyone enough -- the LaJoies and all them and all they've done," said Hill. "This track is really hard. It's a fast track. I've never been on a track this fast.

QUALIFYING: Conley On Coors Pole At Dover

Delaware's Faison also on front row for K&N Pro East race
By Jason Christley, NASCAR
September 27, 2013 - 11:17am

DOVER, Del. – Cale Conley earned his third career Coors Light Pole Award in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Friday afternoon in qualifying for the Drive Sober 150 at Dover International Speedway.

Delaware native C.J. Faison will join Conley on the front row for the race, which is scheduled to take the green flag Friday at 4:45 p.m.

Conley won the pole with a lap of 23.227 seconds (154.992 mph) around the high-banked mile oval. Faison had a lap of 23.254 (154.812).

PRACTICE: Custer Speeds To Top

2-Time K&N Pro East Winner Fastest At Dover
By Jason Christley, NASCAR
September 26, 2013 - 5:39pm

DOVER, Del. – Rookie Cole Custer used a late run to post the fastest time Thursday over the two NASCAR K&N Pro Series East practice sessions at Dover International Speedway.

The 15-year-old Custer, who won earlier this season at Iowa Speedway and last week at New Hampshire International Speedway, had a time of 23.526 seconds around the high-banked mile for a speed of 153.022 mph. It came in the 37th of 38 laps he ran in the second 1 hour, 10 minute session for Friday’s Drive Sober 150.

Fellow rookie Austin Hill was second fastest at 23.739 (151.649).

Guenette Garners Canadian Rookie Honors

Edges Seibert By One Point In Season Long Battle
By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR
September 26, 2013 - 12:59pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After a back-and-forth battle throughout the season, Alex Guenette has earned the 2013 rookie of the year award for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 by just one point over Ryley Seibert.