Racing Report: Timms slips past Calvert at Laurens County Speedway

Goose Calvert could see him coming in his rear-view mirror, the man who would chase down his car after trailing for nearly the entire SECA 604 Crate Division main event race Saturday night at Laurens County Speedway, and couldn’t do anything to stop him. And Dale Timms, his persistence rewarded, found his way back to Victory Lane. Timms won the main event by .986 seconds over Calvert, while Deano Long took home third place. Calvert started the race on the inside [...]

Racing Report: Strong finish gives Rushton win at Laurens County Speedway

Billy Rushton picked up the checkered flag in Saturday’s Laurens County Speedway Limited Division main event, a victory that wasn’t assured until the final turn of the last lap. Rushton made a move through the final turns and, after contact with Frank Coates’ car in the final turns, sped past and got to the finish line in time to knock off Coates in the first races at the speedway in two weeks. Coates finished second and Michael Smith finished third. Coates [...]

Racing Report: Timms takes top spot at Laurens County Speedway

In a division that has been dominated by Laurens County Speedway stalwarts Chris Patterson and Mart Patterson, another familiar face – Dale Timms, making his first appearance at LCS this season – looked ready to take over the top spot, if only for a week. Timms didn’t disappoint, passing the p8 of Chris Patterson on the 11th lap of the race and holding on through lap traffic to take home the checkered flag in the 602 Crate main event, winning [...]

Racing Report: McGrew holds off Williams at LCS main event

Saturday night brought the fourth weekend of Laurens County Speedway racing season to the Darlington of Dirt, and the Front-Wheel Drive Division found itself in the marquee position with a $1,000-to-win main event and 17 drivers who took part in the main event. And of the 17 drivers, Eddie McGrew took full advantage of his night in the spotlight. McGrew held off J.J. Williams to take the checkered flag in the main event, his first victory of the season. Hunter Anthony [...]

Racing Report: Coates wins Limited main event at Laurens County Speedway

Veteran Laurens County Speedway racer Frank Coates found his way back into Victory Lane Saturday night in the main event of the Limited Division. Coates held off a late charge from Michael Smith, who had won the season’s first two races, to win the main event. Following second-place Smith was Brad Rachels, who was third, Chris Lyons in fourth and Billy Rushton in fifth. For much of the race the battle was between Coates and Rushton, who had started in third [...]

Smith makes it 2-for-2 at Laurens County Speedway

Michael Smith has not wasted any time showing he will be one of the Limited Division favorites this season at the Laurens County Speedway. Smith won his second straight main event race to open the 2017 season, topping Frankie Coates. Behind Coates, who took second in the main event, was third-place finisher Jimmy Taylor. Mike Kernells was fourth and Billy Rushton was fifth. Smith started the night as the top driver in qualifying, posting a lap of 15 seconds flat. That [...]

Laurens County Speedway kicks off 2017 season

A new era at Laurens County Speedway opened Saturday night when the 2017 season opened with new divisions, and enough noticeable changes to show new track promoter Danny Hurley’s input. But what also showed itself was fun racing, and a little more unpredictability on the starts – something that took away much of the drama from last season’s races. The most noticeable change involved the starts. While each main event’s pole starter was responsible for starting the field in each race, [...]