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MARYVILLE, TN – Jake Knowles of Rome, GA swept the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series 40-lap Main Event on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway.  Knowles set fast time and led all 40 laps to take the win driving the Knowles Race Parts and Bodies Special.  The race was won for Knowles on the first lap, as he emerged the leader after a three-wide battle.   When the green flag came out, Knowles drifted high in turn one as Joseph [...]


                CARTERSVILLE, GA – VP Racing Lubricants, the Official Racing Lubricant of Durrence Layne Racing will be a part of the start of each Touring Division event, and then hand out two Special Awards at the end of each race.                  Each Durrence Layne Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Touring and each Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series Heat Race, B-Main Race, and Main Event will begin in the VP Racing Lubricants Starting Box.  The VP Racing Lubricants Starting [...]


CARTERSVILLE, GA – The Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series will head to historic Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN this Saturday night for a $3,000-to-win 50-lap main event, Round 3 of the 2018 season.  The first two races were won by two-time Chevy Super Series National Champion Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN.   Both Smoky Mountain Speedway and “The Chattanooga Flash” share a special history that spans over 50 years.  Johnson has fond memories of “The Mountain” as a young [...]


WOODSTOCK, GA – Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN came alive in the second half of the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series race at Dixie Speedway on Saturday night to battle back from to take the lead on lap 29 and pull away to take his second straight Chevy Super Series win in the Josh Roberts Trucking Capital Race Car.   Falling back to third was the only hiccup Johnson endured all night long, as he started out the evening setting [...]

Johnson Wows Hometown Crowd with Chevy Super Series Boyd’s Sweep

RINGGOLD, GA – Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN swept the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series 2018 season opener on Friday night at Boyd’s Speedway driving the Josh Roberts Trucking Special. The two-time Chevy Super Series National Champion and National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame Inductee swept the program from the time he unloaded from the hauler.   Johnson started off the evening by setting Fast Time honors and pocketing $300 in Knowles Race Parts and Bodies/Goss Body Shop Qualifying. “The Chattanooga [...]

Chevy Super Series Enters Into 5-Year Deal with VP Racing Fuels and Lubricants

CARTERSVILLE, GA – NeSmith/Durrence Layne Chevrolet Racing has entered into a five-year agreement with VP Racing Fuels and Lubricants to be the Official Racing Fuel and Lubricant of all six of the sanctioning bodies’ racing Divisions that include two Touring Divisions and Four Weekly Racing Series Divisions.                   VP Racing Fuels and Lubricants is well-known for living up to its motto of “Makin’ Power” for the Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engines used by the six NeSmith/Durrence Layne Chevrolet Racing Divisions [...]

Top Chevrolet Performance Super Series Drivers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

             Devin Dixon picked up both the 2017 National Championship and the Cruise with The Champions Rookie of the Year honors from Cindy Knowles of CWTC. (Photo courtesy of Cindy Knowles)    DAWSONVILLE, GA – Drivers, race teams, sponsors, family members and special guests packed into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Thunder Road Museum for the NeSmith Racing Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday night.  The Top 10 drivers in two Touring Divisions and three Weekly Racing Series Divisions were [...]

Still Time to Collect Rebate on Chevrolet Performance Engines

CARTERSVILLE, GA – What?  Santa Claus didn’t put a Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine under your Christmas Tree yesterday???  Well, don’t worry short track racers, there’s still a few days left to order an economical Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engine, built and sealed at the factory to prevent any expensive modifications, and cash in on a $250 Rebate.                   You can order them today at NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC in Claxton, GA and they will give you free next day [...]

NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Claxton, GA To Offer $250 Rebate on Chevrolet Performance Circle Track Engines

 CARTERSVILLE, GA – NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Claxton, GA sponsors many of the NeSmith Racing Divisions.  NeSmith Performance Parts, a division of the Claxton dealership, will be offering a $250 rebate on Chevrolet Performance Racing Engines from November 1 through December 31, 2017.  The rebates will be in the form of a $250 VISA Debit Card.                  NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC has been one of the leading General Motors Powertrain and Performance Parts dealers in America for seven years [...]

Riley Hickman Repeats at Rome Speedway 100 Lap Series Finale

ROME, GEORGIA – The competitors of the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series have been putting on fantastic races all over the Southeast United States for the 2017 campaign. The 2017 season concluded Sunday evening in front of an absolutely packed house at Rome Speedway in Rome, GA to decide who would pocket $10,000 in the series finale. At the end of the 100 lap grind, it was the #R1 CVR Race Cars chassis of Riley Hickman from Ooltewah, Tennessee who [...]