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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Drivers Talk About the New Surface At Senoia

Chris Carr talks to Clint Smith, Joey Armistead, Matt Dooly, Tyler Millwood, and Chris Madden

Monday, April 25, 2016

Madden Edges Clanton At Senoia Spring Nationals

Chris Madden (Photo Credit - Francis Hauke)

Submitted by Ted Austad

(April 24, 2016 - Senoia, GA)  He gave up the lead position near the half way mark of Saturday night’s main event at Senoia Raceway, but South Carolina’s Chris ‘Smokey’ Madden fought back to overtake Zebulon’s Shane Clanton on the final lap to win the Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series by Schaeffer’s Oil feature to pocket the $6,000 top prize.  Clanton was planted in his door panel out of the final turn as Madden crossed only .013 seconds ahead of his pursuer.

“It’s hard to find places where you can race like that and this (Senoia Raceway) is one of them,” said Madden in victory lane.  “That was definitely exciting for the fans, and it’s fun for us.  We don’t never get to race like that and that was fun.”

Sunday, April 24, 2016

The Southern Short Track Report with Chris Carr

Parrish Duncan Wins After DQ in Crates (Videos)


Parrich Duncan


Crates

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Ashford Powers to NPSS Super 5 Challenge win Mullis, Smith, Quarterman tops also at GIS

Photo by:Diggin Deep Racing

By Rob Lee
WAYNESVILLE, Ga. (April 23) – Donnie Ashford has proven more than once his Diggin Deep Racing team is not afraid to put the racer on the trailer and travel.
The Deland, Fla. ace made his first 2016 appearance at Golden Isles Speedway pay off. He took the NeSmith Performance Street Stock Super Challenge 5 Series feature Saturday evening and beat a top flight of cars in the process.

Galbreath finds way back to NFS Victory Lane Collins, Walker, Scranton, Caudill also take checkers

photo by: Chuck Privette


By ROB LEE
LAKE CITY, Fla. (April 23) – A former track champion got reacquainted with North Florida Speedway Saturday evening.
Justin Galbreath started seventh, glued his PC Cycle/Discount Towing/ Impressive Chassis to the bottom groove and methodically picked his way to the Open Wheel Modified checkered flag.
“It’s great to be back,” Galbreath said in Victory Lane. “We were able to use the bottom and the car was good.”
The Panama City driver’s final hurdle was Jason Garver with five circuits to go in the 15-lapper. The last NFS OWM winner Garrett Stewart also made it by for second at the end. Wesley Duboise and Jim Passino rounded out the top five. Stewart kept his streak alive of not finishing outside the top four during the regular season.
Galbreath, the 2014 NFS champ, was leading the heat race when the car sharply turned right entering turn three.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

All The Great Racing Action From The Big Half Mile




Jason Fitzgerald after his victory


late models

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Joseph Brown Takes The Season Opener in Late Models at EAMS



Mike Heard of Five Star Hyundai celebrates with Joseph Brown in victory circle.

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Russ Ogletree incar, Brandon Hood incar, Nesmith SS, Late Models, Limiteds.

The Hobby race can be seen on the Deep Dixie Facebook page.

Flag To Flag For Clanton & Pollard At Senoia Raceway

Photo Credit - Francis Hauke
Submitted by Ted Austad

(April 18, 2016 - Senoia, GA)  Zebulon’s national championship driver Shane Clanton topped the field of Super Late Models for the second time this season warming up for this upcoming weekend’s special event at Senoia Raceway.  Clanton went flag to flag to claim the checkered while fellow national champion Bubba Pollard of Senoia claimed a flag to flag win in the Crate Late Model feature.  Pollard’s national honors have come on asphalt tracks while his dirt racing resume is growing.

“The caliber of drivers we have a Senoia Raceway is one of the best anywhere in the country,” said promoter Mayes Massey.  “Plus, the younger drivers that are getting better and better each week is phenomenal. It is really exciting to watch unfold.”

Other winners on Saturday night included 19-year-old Senoia hot shoe Joey Armistead in the Limited Late Models, Whitesburg’s Blant Duke in the B Cadet, Warner Robbins’ Randy Cornwell in the Hobby Stock and James Swanger of Whitesburg in the Bomber.  Monroe’s JJ Garrett took him the victory in the Kajun Mini Stock Association special.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Videos: Opening Night At Golden Isles Speedway


Here are the feature videos from the 2016 opening night at Golden Isles Speedway.
Emod Feature

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Bad Wreck At Golden Isles Speedway With Slo-Mo & Photos


Allen Tatum and Derike Bennett both went for a wild ride at Golden Isles Speedway in  the Emod feature as both of them flipped. Needless to say, it was a scary sight. Thankfully, both drivers were reported to be okay. Here is video of that wreck along with slow-motion and photos of it.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

To Answer Your Question About Why I Do It

 Many people who know me, know I'm from a small town in South Georgia about spitting distance from the Florida Georgia line. No, not the country singing duo but the actual line between the two states. To go see any race it's going to be a drive for me anywhere I go. So, last weekend I decided I was going to take a trip to the good ole state of Mississippi and check out a race over there at Whynot Raceway in Meridian. As we say where I'm from, I was going "over yonder". From the moment I said where I was going to the time I got there and even after I left the question everyone asked me was "What made you go so far?". I was asked over and over again in texts, phone calls, in person, and even on my snapchat. I would just say "Well, why not?".
 

Monday, April 11, 2016

Spence Hughes Keeps On Winning at Whynot.


Daniel Bridgmon Pockets $1,000


CRATES

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Edge Picks Up First Career STLMS Victory





Photo from Southern Thunder Late Model Series

Article by Southern Thunder Late Model Series

The STLMS rolled into Cochran Motor Speedway Saturday night and the large crowd on hand witnessed a great show. The track conditions were near perfect which provided two,three, and at one point four wide racing. The night began with Home Furniture and mattress qualifying. Cole Exum set the fast time and picked up the $100 award. Up next was the 40 lap main event and Cole Exum and Rhett Carter led the talented field of drivers to the g...reen flag. When the green flag waved Exum and Carter battled side by side for the lead as several other drivers began moving through the field. Carter took the lead as Exum faded to fifth and Keith Edge, Larry Harrod, and William Thomas began to attempt to chase down Carter. The first caution waved on lap 22 and on the restart Carters night would come to an end as the result of a driveshaft issue. After Carter was out the race restarted and Keith Edge took the lead and held on to pick up the win. Cole Exum drove his way back to the front and to within a couple of car lengths of Edge and wound up second, William Thomas worked his way up through the field and was third, Larry Harrod, and Russ Ogletree rounded out the top five. This was The first STLMS career win for Keith Edge. William Thomas, Larry Harrod, and Russ Ogletree also earned their career best finishes with the STLMS. We want to sincerely thank the everyone for your support. Our next event is on May 7th at North Florida Speedway.See More





Sunday, April 10, 2016

The Southern Short Track Report : Host Chris Carr

 Deep Dixie is proud have with us the Southern Short Track Report hosted by Chris Carr . Every week Chris will have results and the scope from the North Georgia/Alabama area.

Overton Claims Checkers Over Clanton; Wood Notches Win

Photo Credit - Senoia Raceway Media

Submitted by Ted Austad

(April 10, 2016 - Senoia, GA)  Slick racing conditions created a few tense moments at Senoia Raceway on Saturday night, but when the final checkered flag of the night fell there were some new faces in victory lane.  Aplin’s Brandon Overton visited the ‘Bull Ring’ for the first time and held off all challenges by defending Craftsman Tools World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion Shane Clanton to claim the victory in the Super Late Models.  Also, making their first trip to victory lane this season at Senoia Raceway were seventeen-year-old Newnan high schooler Trey Wood in the Crate Late Models and Alabama’s Chris Arnett in the Bombers.

Videos: 2016 Opening Night At Douglas Raceway

Here are the videos of the feature races for opening night at the Douglas Raceway. A link to photos will be included too at the bottom of this post.

Enduro Feature


Super Street Feature

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

NASCAR, Is It Losing Touch With Fans In South Georgia? The Rest Of The Country?

Over the last few years it has become more and more difficult to find a radio station which broadcasts a Sprint Cup race in the southern part of Georgia. With that in mind, you can imagine how difficult it is to find any stations which carry the Camping World Truck Series or the Xfinity Series. Support programs for all three series are practically nonexistent too. By support programs, I mean those shows which provide driver interviews and inside information about what is going on in the world of NASCAR.

This past weekend was just one more time I had to get in my vehicle and start a trip while a Sprint Cup race was going on. I had been watching the start of the race on television and I was hopeful that I could at least get an occasional update on the radio as I was leaving Georgetown heading back to Tifton. Alas, it was not to be. After repeated efforts in searching failed to provide even a semblance of a signal to coverage of the race, I resorted to attempting to use an application on my cell phone to listen to the race on the Motor Racing Network. The hills and hollers between Georgetown and Albany pretty much stymied that effort too. Cell phone coverage is not the very best in rural parts of our state just in case you haven't noticed.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Davenport Runs Down Landers to Pick up $12,000 at EAMS

Davenport talks with MAV TV after his win.


Lucas Oil Series

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Limiteds, Late Models, Crates, Ivedent Lloyd incar, Larry Harrod incar, JR Mosley incar

Highlights From Boyd's Lucas Oil Race Friday Night