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Archive for September 9th, 2009
Defending national champ battles Deiny for Motor Mile track title
Daytona Beach, FL — Short-track racing is built upon good, old fashion neighborhood rivalries, and championships are measured by the contenders that are overcome.
Even as Philip Morris eyes a third NASCAR Whelen All-American Series title in the last four years, the 44-year-old Ruckersville, Va., driver has a more immediate focus: a seventh Motor Mile Speedway Late Model division championship.
“It’s a feeling of completing what you’ve started, like finishing a building,” Morris said. “If we don’t win the track title, it’s going to be like the steeple is missing or you didn’t get the chimney all the way to the roof. For the crew, especially, that’s going to make or break us right there.
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Event Scheduled For Aug. 29 Was Rained Out
Daytona Beach, FL — NASCAR and Chemung (N.Y.) Speedrome have announced that the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at the track, that was rained out on its originally scheduled date of Aug. 29, will not be made up this season.
“We worked really hard at trying to find a suitable date to reschedule and unfortunately, we just weren’t able to find one,” said Chad Little, series director of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. “We looked at several options with the promoter, John White, and discussed those with the competitors, but it just wasn’t going to be possible. We were really looking forward to racing at Chemung. The track has a lot of Modified racing history and the fans up there are great.”
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