KNPSE: Lee Pulliam ready to climb the ladder in 2014

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January 24, 2014 – report by Jacob Seelman with contribution by Ally Fulson, Speed51.com – Lee Bass Metrey photo – ALTON, VA – At the end of 2013, Lee Pulliam was ready for a change. He just didn’t expect to get two for the price of one. The two-time and defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series champion announced at the end of …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Step-up offers Byron a chance to shine on two fronts in 2014

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January 22, 2014 — Audio and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — LWpictures.com photo — Sometimes two is better than one. And for 16-year-old William Byron, that means life just got a whole lot better. Byron was announced last week as the newest addition to the JR Motorsports Late Model program for 2014, just …

NWAAS: Cope Makes It Two Straight At New Smyrna

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January 18, 2014 — By Jason Christley, NASCAR — Speed51.com photo — NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — Travis Cope insists he doesn’t have New Smyrna Speedway figured out. The results indicate otherwise. Cope led the final 92 laps in a dominating performance Saturday night en route to winning the 12th Annual Pete Orr Memorial/Orange Blossom 100. It’s his third straight NASCAR Whelen All-American …

NWAAS: Cope Opens 2014 With New Smyrna Red-Eye Win

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January 5, 2014 — Cover photo and story courtesy of Jason Christley, NASCAR — NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — The only thing that gave Travis Cope trouble Saturday night was the post-race burnout. The 25-year from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., backed it into the inside wall while attempting to smoke the tires in celebration. But he was still all smiles as they pushed his …

AUDIO/FEATURE: It’s not big shoes to fill, but a big opportunity for Brayton Haws in 2014

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December 27, 2013 — Audio and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — race22.com photo — Travelers Rest, SC — As they say in the motorsports business, when one door closes, another one is bound to open. And with the close of the door on the tenure of Hawk-McCall Motorsports’ most successful wheelman, Ben Rhodes, …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Markedly successful 2013 has Ronnie Bassett Jr. ready for a bigger stage

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December 12, 2013 — Story and audio by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy of thefourthturn.com — Winston-Salem, NC — Just like his nickname “Bulldog” would suggest, young Ronnie Bassett Jr. is chomping at the bit to get on track for the 2014 season. And he’s certainly got good reason to be excited. After a …

AUDIO: NASCAR Late Model Mid-South Racer Chad Finchum

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Chad Finchum has been quietly enjoying a successful 2013 season to-date, with several wins and strong runs in Kingsport (TN) Speedway’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model division.  He’s also had some K&N Pro Series East experience and is hoping to add to that very soon. RaceChaser Online Editor-In-Chief Tom Baker caught up with Chad in the midst of a …

Shane Lee Fourth in NASCAR Whelen Late Models at Hickory

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(Hickory, N.C.) June 11, 2011 -Shane Lee had a good news, bad news night at Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday. He ran strong and finished fourth in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model feature but the motor in his Limited Late Model dropped a cylinder causing him to finish off the pace in 8th in that event. “The Late …

Zeke Shell Goes Flag to Flag For Third Kingsport Speedway NASCAR Late Model Win

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By Robert Walden Kingsport Speedway Media/Public Relations KINGSPORT, Tenn. (June 7) — Zeke Shell of Johnson City turned in the most dominating performance of the season Friday at Kingsport Speedway by leading flag-to-flag for his third NASCAR Whelen All-American Series “Dalton Direct Carpets” Late Model Stock feature win on Celebrity’s Hot Dogs Night at the Races. Paul Nogradi Jr. laid …