Archive for October 16th, 2009

Meet 2009 ACT Tour Champion Brian Hoar


#37 Goss Dodge Dodge Charger

Hometown: Williston, VT Date of Birth: February 29, 1972

Brian has been married to his wife Sandy for 11 years and has two kids, Rachel (9) and Taylor (7). He is the Vice President of Goss Dodge.

2009 Season: Brian returned to full time ACT Late Model Tour competition in 2009 after spending several years competing on other series. During the 2009 season he captured his sixth career ACT Tour championship and his first with car owner and crew chief Rick Paya. On his way to the title, Brian picked up two feature wins to bring his career wins total to 25, the most by any driver in ACT Late Model Tour history.

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Week-Long Celebration Of NASCAR Champions To Precede Historic Awards Weekend

Champions Banquets To Be Streamed Live Online

Daytona Beach, FL — Before they take their seats in the Concord (N.C.) Convention Center for a historic two-night celebration of the top drivers in NASCAR’s developmental series, track operators and champion drivers will get an up close and personal look at the hub of stock-car racing.

For the first time, the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Awards Banquet will be held in the Charlotte, N.C., area. The event, which honors champions from across North America in the series that is NASCAR’s grassroots foundation, will be Friday, Nov. 13.  The inaugural Night of Champions Touring Awards Gala will be held the following night on Nov. 14. The event will bring the top drivers and car owners from NASCAR’s top developmental series on stage for one memorable evening.

The two nights of celebration will be held at the Concord Convention Center in Concord, N.C. In another first, both awards banquets will be streamed live online at – the official online home of NASCAR’s developmental series.

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Crew Profile: David Hill

In the NASCAR world, a crew member is the backbone of any team that helps a driver achieve success on the track. Throughout the season, we will profile the men and women behind the scenes.

This week’s profile features David Hill, team manager and crew chief of the Hillbilly Racing No. 79 Modified driven by James Civali.

NAME: David Hill
AGE: 39
BIRTHDATE: May 30, 1970
HOMETOWN: Westfield, N.C.
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single and looking
NAMES & AGES OF CHILDREN: Derrick (14), Tara (12)
TEAM: Hillbilly Racing
DRIVER: James Civali
SHOP JOB: Shop Foreman
AT-TRACK JOB: Crew Chief

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Grow Up

Many times we are faced with decisions in how to respond to a certain situation. Sometimes we respond like a mature adult and sometimes we respond like a little child. Does it make a difference how we respond? Sure it does, we cannot act like little children. Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

I have watched recently the response of some competitors when events on the track didn’t go the way they wanted. They responded like a spoiled little child would. You know the response, if I don’t get my way I am taking my ball and going home. They run away and hide not wanting to take responsibility. What kind of example does that show others?

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