LIVE UPDATES: Coronavirus Pandemic Impact on Local Racing

A new race season is on the horizon and anxious fans are ready to spend their Saturday nights at their local short track, but the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic could...

Analysis: Economic Challenges and Competitive Market Doomed East Carolina

East Carolina Motor Speedway, the region’s longest operating asphalt oval, is the latest track in the region to close its gates amidst a competitive market and a sluggish economy. East...

The Night the Streak Ended

On May 2, 2015, an incredible streak of 26 races began where only two drivers visited victory lane at Motor Mile Speedway. On September 20, 2014, Kevin Kenley won the...

Origins: The Creation of Late Model Stock Cars

NASCAR’s Late Model Stock Car division has run on short tracks throughout the southern Mid-Atlantic -- the Carolinas, Virginia, and Tennessee -- for 40 years, making it one of...

Wendell Davis Reflects on Past, Looks Ahead to 2019

Wendell Davis has been involved in stock car racing for years, establishing himself as a quintessential car owner and crew chief in the Eastern North Carolina racing landscape.

Origins: Where did the 22 in RACE22 Come From?

There's probably only a couple questions that we get all the time when traveling to races or in casual conversation about race22. One of those questions is "Why'd you...

Anywhere You Go, Ronnie Is There

On a hot summer afternoon, one fan in the stands at a racetrack near you stands out.  It’s not because of appearance, though he often appears in vintage shirts...

Motor Mile Speedway Disqualifies Top Finishers

Jake Ruggles and Brian Sutphin have been credited with victories from Sunday night’s Limited Sportsman race at Motor Mile Speedway following disqualifications of Scott Lancaster, Karl Budzevski, Travis Hurt,...

Remembering Jerry Moody

Very few people in Late Model Stock Car racing earned the level of respect Jerry Moody did.  The iconic car owner won many championships with many iconic drivers, including Scott Riggs, Jamey Caudill and Matt McCall.

Nelson Inherits Three Palms Victory After Jackson Disqualification

Three Palms Speedway is not with out controversy. Drivers want rules enforced but when they do, the same drivers complain. This past Saturday was no different. Drivers are told every week,...