LOLMDS: Rolling Along; Davenport Scores Ninth Straight Feature Win With Lucas Late Model Score at Cherokee

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GAFFNEY, S.C. — official series release — LOLMDS photo — Jonathan Davenport passed leader Chris Ferguson on lap 45 and went on to win the Grassy Smith Memorial Friday night at Cherokee Speedway. The win for the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points leader was a series record five-in-a-row for the 31-year-old racer. Since Memorial Day weekend, he …

AUDIO/RECAP: Pure Grit; Turpen Takes Thrilling USCS/URC North-South Shootout at Cherokee

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GAFFNEY, S.C. – Audio and recap by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio, Race Chaser Online and USCS Racing – Zack Kloosterman photos – Morgan Turpen was not going to be denied during Saturday night’s United Sprint Car Series filtercharged by K&N and URC Rislone Sprint Series North/South Shootout at Cherokee Speedway. Turpen, from Cordova, Tennessee, took the lead …

AUDIO/RECAP: Jim Young Claims USCS Micro Sprint Win at Cherokee; Magic Wins Southern Region Title

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GAFFNEY, S.C. – Story and audio by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio, Race Chaser Online and USCS Racing – Zack Kloosterman photo – Saturday night at Cherokee Speedway, Jim Young ensured there was no doubt who the strongest car in the www.rockauto.com USCS 600 Sprint Series field was. Young, from Johnstown, Pennsylvania, surged from fourth to the lead …

CRSCS: Perfect Finish; Tony Grams Claims Carolina RaceSaver Finale at Cherokee and 2014 Championship

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GAFFNEY, S.C. – Story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online – Zack Kloosterman photo – Harrisburg, North Carolina native Tony Grams locked up the 2014 Carolina RaceSaver 305 Sprint Car Series (CRSCS) championship in style on Saturday night at Cherokee Speedway – by taking the checkered flag in addition to the title hardware. Grams took advantage of …

USCS/URC: North-South Shootout on Tap for East Coast 360 Sprint Cars; Analyzing the Favorites

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GASTONIA, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Seelman photo — Fall is in the air; it’s the time of year when leaves start changing, temperatures start cooling off and sprint cars start roaring to life from up and down the Eastern Seaboard. Yes, the North/South Sprint Car Shootout is back for the second …

AUDIO/RECAP: Goss charges to USCS 600 victory in inaugural Cherokee event

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October 5, 2013 – By Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online – Gaffney, S.C. – For Rick Goss, his home-field advantage didn’t quite pay off the night before, but he certainly gave the Carolina crowd a show on Saturday night at Cherokee Speedway. The Charlotte, N.C. native streaked past Friday night’s USCS Rockauto.com 600 Sprint Car Series …

AUDIO/RECAP: Riggins sweeps North-South Shootout; Grasso claims URC title at Cherokee

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October 5, 2013 – By Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online – Gaffney, S.C. – He came. He saw. He swept. And Eric Riggins Jr. proudly held the broom in Rockauto.com Victory Lane, symbolic of just how strong he was over the course of the USCS/URC North-South Shootout weekend. After hitting on the fast line around the …

“Downtown” Michael Brown Anxious To Get Back In The Saddle

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July 18, 2013 – Pageland, S.C. – “Downtown” Michael Brown hasn’t been in a race car in several weeks.  The 20-year-old dirt-track hotshoe is mighty anxious to get back behind the wheel on Saturday night at the Cherokee Speedway in South Carolina when he straps into the familiar comforts of the Blackwell Motorsports No. 27. Brown, already a multi-time feature …

“Downtown” Michael Brown Wins Again at Cherokee

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Gaffney, S.C. (June 8, 2013) – “Downtown” Michael Brown had a magic day on Saturday with the Travis Blackwell owned No. 27, qualifying fastest, winning the heat race and leading flag-to-flag to pick up his second Crate Late Model feature win of the year with the Barry Wright Racing Chassis.  After the race, Brown was understandably elated. “This was an …

Charlotte Auto Racing Show (CARS) To Sponsor Grassy Smith Memorial at Cherokee June 21st

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CHARLOTTE, NC – The Charlotte Auto Racing Show (CARS) will be the presenting sponsor for the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Series Grassy Smith Memorial at Cherokee Speedway Friday night June 21st. The late Clarence “Grassy” Smith is known throughout the stock car racing world for his contributions to motorsports and his keen engine building skills. Grassy Smith stamped his name …