Let's start off by saying that a very big race is coming up next weekend at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Florida. Wendell Durrance is the main man behind this event. We at Deep Dixie Racing want to thank him for allowing us to be involved. Because of him and his staff, our last joint venture, the Borderline Brawl, was a rousing success. We expect no less for this one. Below is a post that Lenny Schmit recently made explaining a little bit about the inaugural Deep Dixie Late Model Challenge.
People are beginning to get excited. Here is another post that Terri Phillips Thornton made.
Now, here are some posts about some of the drivers who are scheduled to be there.
Submitted by Ted Austad
Photo credits: Francis Hauke
(Senoia, GA – October 21, 2018) Texas hot shoe Tyler Erb made a fast move at the start of Saturday night’s Showdown at Senoia to get past fast qualifier Shane Clanton of Zebulon and then held off all challenges from Winston’s Michael Page to claim his first career win at the icy slick Senoia Raceway capturing the 3rd Annual Showdown at Senoia title for the Super Late Model division.
“When we took off (the car) it was really, really good,” said Erb in victory lane. “Last night (Friday), I put us behind qualifying. I made a couple of changes tonight that I was wishy-washy when I practiced…I should’ve done it and I didn’t. It definitely worked out and we have something to work off when we come back next year.”
Submitted by Sherry Roberts
The History of #81 – Lonnie Roberts
The story of the #81 race team started in 1969, Lonnie Dee Roberts, Jr. was just a bright-eyed ten year old boy eagerly looking forward to seeing his first race with his father Lonnie, Sr.; affectionately known as LD to all of his family and friends. L.D. took Lonnie to watch his first race at the Old North Valdosta Speedway, which later changed its name to Thunderbowl Speedway. Lonnie and his dad would go to the races every Saturday night, and thus began a love affair that has lasted for more almost forty years.