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Ward Battles His Way to Win; Myers Takes Title at Bowman Gray

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Ward Battles His Way to Win; Myers Takes Title at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The fans were on their feet and the air was thick with tension as the championships were decided on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium. The legendary quarter mile is called the Madhouse for a reason. Brandon Ward of Winston-Salem claimed the checkered in the Carolina Farm Credit 150 after a roller coaster ride of a race. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove walked away with the title in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series…

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Holleman Impresses; Ward and Brown Win at Bowman Gray

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Holleman Impresses; Ward and Brown Win at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The stage was set for excitement on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium. The points races grow tighter each week. Jonathan Brown and Jason Myers were returning to race. Cup Champion Bobby Labonte was slated to compete. And rookie John Holleman of Winston-Salem made the move up from the Sportsman Division to start in his first ever Modified race at the Stadium. Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg turned the fastest lap for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series.…

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Myers Claims Hard-Won Victory at Bowman Gray

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Myers Claims Hard-Won Victory at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) “I really think I drove harder tonight than I have in years.” That’s how Burt Myers summed up Saturday night’s FOX8 WGHP 100 for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Myers left with the checkered, but it took all he had to earn it. The night started off with Myers opting not to take the Fans’ Challenge – which would have him starting in the rear for a chance to make $6,000 if he made it back up…

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Jeffreys and Myers claim Checkered while Demo Derby Rages in Second Race at Bowman Gray

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Jeffreys and Myers claim Checkered while Demo Derby Rages in Second Race at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers added another win to his 2019 total on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium, while Lee Jeffreys claimed his first win of the season. But the talk around the water cooler for the next few days won’t be about the wins – it will be about the wreck fest between Jonathan Brown and Jason Myers that took place during the second Modified race. Before the carnage – back at…

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Night of Destruction Lives up to Its Name at Bowman Gray

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Night of Destruction Lives up to Its Name at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The monster trucks and demolition derby brought out the fans on Saturday to see the Truliant Federal Credit Union “Night of Destruction” at Bowman Gray Stadium. And a night of destruction it was. Although the event started off with relatively calm races, a string of cautions and wrecks later in the night showed why you can never get too comfortable at the Madhouse. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove qualified on the pole and took…

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Brown Holds off Civali and Myers at Bowman Gray

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Brown Holds off Civali and Myers at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Jonathan Brown showed up on Saturday to make a statement at Bowman Gray Stadium. He claimed the checkered in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 100 for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series – and with double points on the line, Brown moves up from fourth to second in points standings. Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg was the fastest qualifier and opted to take on the Fans’ Challenge, starting in the rear for a chance to win…

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Despite the Heat, Myers Dials in Car and Wins at Bowman Gray

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Despite the Heat, Myers Dials in Car and Wins at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/BGS (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers has had a year of ups and downs at Bowman Gray Stadium – but he’s hopeful that he’s due for a smoother season now. Myers claimed the pole on Saturday for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, sailing ahead to win the first 25-lapper and taking third in the second race. It was a welcome change from the previous week. Several weeks ago – on June 1 – Myers was the…

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Ward Wins Race; Jonathan Brown Wins Bonus at Bowman Gray

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Ward Wins Race; Jonathan Brown Wins Bonus at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Brandon Ward left with the trophy on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium, but Jonathan Brown was smiling just as big. Ward qualified seventh – and when the entire field randomly drew for starting position, he was set to start fourth. Frank Fleming of Mount Airy drew the pole for his start and shot out into the lead, with Ward quickly moving up to second. Jonathan Brown of Winston-Salem and John Smith of Mount…

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Fleming and Civali Claim Modified Wins at Bowman Gray

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Fleming and Civali Claim Modified Wins at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Chris Fleming and James Civali proved on Saturday night that they are two drivers to keep your eye on at Bowman Gray Stadium. Fleming held off the cream of the crop to take the checkered in the first 50-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Civali followed up with an aggressive and entertaining win in the second Modified race. Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg turned the quickest Modified qualifying lap – but when the…

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Myers Dominates 100-Lapper at Bowman Gray

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Myers Dominates 100-Lapper at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers turned his luck around in the most dramatic fashion on Saturday, coming from the back to the front to grab the checkered – sending a clear message about where his season may be headed. Myers had a stellar season last year, taking the championship for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series with five victories under his belt. Yet his 2019 season started off with a few bumps in the road. Due to some collisions and bad luck…

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Ward and Taylor Take Important Wins at Bowman Gray

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Ward and Taylor Take Important Wins at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) “It’s good to be back.” That’s what Brandon Ward of Winston-Salem said after taking the checkered in Saturday’s first scheduled 25-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. “We didn’t get to race over here a lot last year. We ran into some problems, but we’re glad to be back full time this year,” said Ward. Jason Myers of Walnut Cove was the fastest qualifier and started on the pole, with Ward starting outside…

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Brown Adds Win 90; Ware Takes First Win at Bowman Gray

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Brown Adds Win 90; Ware Takes First Win at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium was a dream night for Tim Brown and his team.        The night started off strongly for Brown after he turned the fastest time in qualifying sessions for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series – his second pole out of two events this season at the Madhouse. Jonathan Brown of Winston-Salem started beside him on the outside front row, and defending champ Burt Myers of Walnut Cove started in third.     …

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Loftin Wins Wild 200-Lapper at Bowman Gray

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Loftin Wins Wild 200-Lapper at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The start of the 71st season of racing action reminded fans at Bowman Gray Stadium why the legendary track is known as “the Madhouse.” Brian Loftin of Winston-Salem survived a wild Hayes Jewelers 200 to claim the checkered in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, managing to stay out of trouble while many of the veteran drivers at the Stadium ran into bad luck time and time again. Tim Brown of Tobaccoville turned the fastest qualifying…

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Jonathan Brown Takes Race; Myers Wins Championship at Bowman Gray

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Jonathan Brown Takes Race; Myers Wins Championship at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) They call it the Madhouse for a reason. The season finale at Bowman Gray Stadium was full of feuds, crashes, intense racing, and fans on their feet cheering. Jonathan Brown of Winston-Salem took the checkered in Saturday’s Carolina Farm Credit 150 for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series with Burt Myers of Walnut Cove cruising to his ninth Stadium title. Brandon Ward of Winston-Salem was the fastest qualifier, starting on the pole with…

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Brown Makes History by Winning Both Twin Fifties at Bowman Gray

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Brown Makes History by Winning Both Twin Fifties at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) After a rough start to his season, Tim Brown and his crew made massive changes to the #83 machine. Their efforts paid off, with Brown continuing his hot streak and making history on Saturday. Brown became the first driver ever to win both races in a twin 50-lap double header. The fastest lap for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series on Saturday belonged once again to Tim Brown, his fifth pole in…

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Jason Myers Wins Grueling Race at Bowman Gray

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Jason Myers Wins Grueling Race at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Racing at Bowman Gray Stadium pushes drivers and cars to their limit. And after the checkered flag flew on Saturday, Jason Myers of Walnut Cove celebrated in Victory Lane as one of the few gladiators left standing. Myers drew 13th as his start in the FOX8 WGHP 100 for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and weathered a storm that saw eight cautions and only 10 of 24 competitors finishing the race. He strategically fought…

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Tim Brown Back in the Groove at Bowman Gray

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Tim Brown Back in the Groove at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Tim Brown is back. That was the sentiment of the #83 crew and their fans after the ten-time champion qualified on the pole, led all the way, and then claimed the checkered in Saturday’s first 25-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Saturday’s pole was Brown’s third in a row, with the win being his second in two weeks. It was a welcome change after a season of wrecks and misfortune as the…

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Brown, Butner Grab Checkered at Bowman Gray

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Brown, Butner Grab Checkered at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Less than two weeks ago, a part of Tim Brown passed away. Brown lost his grandfather, Eb Clifton, who had been a racing mentor for the entire team and was instrumental in the ten-time champ getting behind the wheel in the first place. When Brown turned the fastest lap on July 14, he was set on the mission of winning in honor of his grandfather. His night ended then in a wreck that took him out…

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Civali Grabs Unexpected Win at Bowman Gray

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Civali Grabs Unexpected Win at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Thursday night James Civali got a surprise call to hop in a car at Bowman Gray Stadium. Saturday night, he won. James Civali of Davidson enjoyed a strong season last year – finishing second in the points standings for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series with one victory and ten top-five finishes. He stepped away from the driver’s seat for the first part of 2018. Car owner David Hill put George Brunnhoelzl III behind the wheel.…

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Trouble for Jeffreys Gives Measmer Victory at Bowman Gray

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Trouble for Jeffreys Gives Measmer Victory at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Lady Luck can be fickle at Bowman Gray Stadium, and one man’s misfortune can be another man’s lucky break. Such was the case for Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg in Saturday’s first race for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. He turned the fastest lap yet again – taking the pole for the third time in a row and the fifth time this season. He bolted out into the lead on the initial start past…

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Myers Wins 100-Lapper at Bowman Gray

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Myers Wins 100-Lapper at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) “I didn’t think this was going to happen,” said Burt Myers about Saturday’s racing at Bowman Gray Stadium. Myers claimed the checkered in the 100-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series after battling forward from a ninth place start. When the competitors randomly drew for starting position, points contender Tim Brown of Tobaccoville was placed on the pole. He shot out past Brian Loftin to take over the initial lead but was quickly challenged by Bobby…

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Jeffreys and Brown Extend Winning Streaks at Bowman Gray

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Jeffreys and Brown Extend Winning Streaks at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) At the midpoint of the racing season at Bowman Gray Stadium, it appears that Lee Jeffreys and Jonathan Brown have just hit their stride. They both won on Saturday night – each claiming their second win in a row. Lee Jeffreys turned the fastest lap in qualifying sessions for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, giving him three total poles this season – more than any other competitor. He drew fourth as his start…

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Jeffreys Claims Win, Looks for More at Bowman Gray

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Jeffreys Claims Win, Looks for More at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) With double points on the line on Saturday, the tension level was kicked up at Bowman Gray Stadium. And after a hard-won and emotional victory in the Modified race, Lee Jeffreys’s season may be kicked up a notch also. Jeffreys started off the night by taking the pole in qualifying sessions for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Starting outside of him on the front row was 10-time champion Tim Brown of Tobaccoville. “This…

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Myers Combines Luck and Skill to Win at Bowman Gray

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Burt Myers Combines Luck and Skill to Win at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) When you’re fighting for the points championship at Bowman Gray Stadium, it takes a strong car, lots of driving talent, and unshakeable nerves. A little luck doesn’t hurt either. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove started second on Saturday after the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series randomly drew for starting position. He went on to take the checkered in Saturday’s Midway Mobile Storage Modified 100. Knowing that starting position would be determined by…

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Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown Hit Their Stride at Bowman Gray

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Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown Hit Their Stride at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Jason Myers and Jonathan Brown both showed on Saturday that they’ll be forces to reckon with this season at Bowman Gray Stadium. Each claimed their second 2018 victory on Saturday, and each of them are hungry for more wins. Jason Myers of Walnut Cove took the first step towards victory by being the fastest qualifier for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. He started on the pole with brother Burt Myers starting…

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Brown and Measmer Reverse Bad Luck at Bowman Gray

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Brown and Measmer Reverse Bad Luck at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Last week, Bobby Measmer and Jonathan Brown left the race early and headed to the pits with mechanical issues. On Saturday, they left the race with the checkered. Jonathan Brown of Winston-Salem won Saturday’s first 25-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Concord resident Bobby Measmer brought home the victory in the second 25-lap race – his first win ever at the Madhouse. Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg was the fastest qualifier, placing him…

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Myers Brothers Take the Night at Bowman Gray

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Myers Brothers Take the Night at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman-Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/BGS (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) When brothers Burt and Jason Myers pulled up to Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday, they couldn’t have planned for a better night. Burt Myers claimed the pole and the win in the first Modified race with Jason winning the second. The most important lap for Burt Myers in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series was his qualifying lap. Myers turned a 13.365, the fastest lap of the night. That put him starting on the pole with second-fastest qualifier…

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Myers Wins Season Opener at Bowman Gray

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Myers Wins Season Opener at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The opening weekend at Bowman Gray Stadium put defending champion Burt Myers to the test. But over 200 laps later, Myers showed that he was up for the challenge. The weekend started with qualifying for the Hayes Jewelers 200 on Friday. Myers turned the fastest lap for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and was set to start on the pole on Saturday. “You want to come out here and make your mark the first race…

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70th Season Begins Soon at Bowman Gray

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70th Season Begins Soon at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/BGS Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC -  It all begins on Saturday, April 21. That’s when the roaring engines of the NASCAR Modifieds will once again be heard at historic Bowman Gray Stadium for the start of its 70th season. Never one to start off slowly, the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series begins their season on April 21 with their longest and most prestigious race of the year – the Hayes Jewelers 200. The Texas Steak and Tap House Sportsman Series is set for…

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Ward Wins Race; Myers Takes Title at Bowman Gray

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Ward Wins Race; Myers Takes Title at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The dust has now settled on the 2017 racing season at Bowman Gray Stadium – and just as expected, the final night had enough fireworks to get the fans on their feet. In the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, Tim Brown of Tobaccoville qualified on the pole for Saturday’s Carolina Farm Credit 150. Brandon Ward of Winston-Salem started on the outside front-row but was unable to steal the lead away on the initial start.…

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Roller-Coaster Ride for Brown and Bohn at Bowman Gray

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Roller-Coaster Ride for Brown and Bohn at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Races can change in an instant at Bowman Gray Stadium, and it may only take a few laps to bring a driver’s night crashing down or his morale soaring high. Tim Brown of Tobaccoville started off his night with high hopes. After the top six qualifiers redrew for position, Brown drew the pole for his start with Jason Myers of Walnut Cove on the outside. The two battled fiercely for the lead as the…

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Bohn Misses Money but Wins Big at Bowman Gray

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Bohn Misses Money but Wins Big at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Danny Bohn didn’t get what he came for at Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday, but he didn’t mind taking the victory trophy anyway. The 2017 Fans’ Challenge Award accumulated to a total prize pool of $12,000 for Saturday’s 100-lapper in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. To claim the money, a driver would need to qualify in the top four, elect to start in the rear, and then fight up to a top-four finish.…

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Jeffreys and Miller Take Emotional Wins at Bowman Gray

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Jeffreys and Miller Take Emotional Wins at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg gave it all he had to claim the checkered at Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday. But the tears started flowing once the victory was his. The last few months have been hard for the Jeffreys team after Lee lost his father, Robert Jeffreys, to cancer earlier in the year. Robert was a former champion, a veteran racer, and a fixture in the race shop. So to honor his passing, Lee…

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Jason Myers Holds off Burt Myers at Bowman Gray

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Jason Myers Holds off Burt Myers at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Jason Myers had his work cut out for him on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium. But he stepped up and took the checkered for the FOX8 WGHP 100. With the starting lineup for the Brad’s Golf Modified Series being decided by random draw, Jason Myers of Walnut Cove drew the pole for his start. But the stage was immediately set for tension as his older brother, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove, was slated to…

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Experience and Luck Benefit Myers at Bowman Gray

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Experience and Luck Benefit Myers at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers took a little luck and turned it into a victory in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 100 at Bowman Gray Stadium. Of course, the decades of experience his family has racing at the Madhouse allowed him to capitalize on it all. With Saturday’s lineup for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series being determined by random draw, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove could’ve started anywhere in the field from first to 20th. But in a…

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Myers and Jones Win on Slick Track at Bowman Gray

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Myers and Jones Win on Slick Track at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Every race at Bowman Gray Stadium brings new challenges to the drivers. And with Saturday’s early rain storms pelting the Stadium, the slick and humid track conditions tested the mettle and quick reflexes of the Modified teams at the Madhouse. Brandon Ward of Winston-Salem started on the pole for the initial 50-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. To claim the lead, Ward would have his work cut out for him: starting…

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Burt Myers Holds off Fleming to Grab Win at Bowman Gray

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Burt Myers Holds off Fleming to Grab Win at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium Winston-Salem, NC -  Saturday’s 100-lap Modified race put the competitors to the test at Bowman Gray Stadium. But with a combination of luck, strategy, and quick reactions, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove left with the victory trophy. The 100-lap races for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series have their starting lineups determined by random draw – making them nail-biters for the teams and the fans alike. Danny Bohn of Huntersville qualified on the pole and elected to…

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Luck Changes Quickly for Tim Brown and Jonathan Brown at Bowman Gray

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Luck Changes Quickly for Tim Brown and Jonathan Brown at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinilis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) On Saturday night, Tim Brown showed us how quickly a night can go from hot to cold at Bowman Gray Stadium. Brown was the fastest qualifier with a time of 13.555, placing him on the pole for the start of the first 25-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg threatened the rear bumper of Brown, but the #83 machine of Brown maintained the lead. Brown went…

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Myers Flies from Rear to Front at Bowman Gray

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Myers Flies from Rear to Front at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/BGS Photos By: Eric Hylton/BGS (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers right now has one game plan for his season at Bowman Gray Stadium. As he puts it, “When the train is running, you ride it - because it’ll throw you off eventually.” And right now, the train is certainly running for Myers. Myers took the checkered in Saturday night’s Kevin Powell Motorsports 100 for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, giving him two wins out of two races so far this season. But not only did…

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Myers Bests Brown in Fierce Battle at Bowman Gray

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Myers Bests Brown in Fierce Battle at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Two titans of Bowman Gray Stadium racing gave it all they had on Saturday night, battling back and forth for 200 laps while the crowd sat on the edge of their seats. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove started on the pole for Saturday’s Hayes Jewelers 200 for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series after turning the fastest lap in previous qualifying sessions. Myers fended off outside-pole starter Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg, as well as…

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Jason Myers Grabs Win, Brown Takes Title at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Jason Myers Grabs Win, Brown Takes Title at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Jason Myers of Walnut Cove had almost the perfect end to his 2015 season at Bowman Gray Stadium. Almost. Myers qualified on the pole for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and led the way to win the Carolina Farm Credit 150 on Saturday. When season-ending awards were tallied, Myers had the fastest lap of the season, the most poles, the most wins, the most laps led, and the most positions gained. But the big one, the 2015 season championship, belonged to Tim…

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Championships Decided this Saturday at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Championships Decided this Saturday at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The 2015 season has been a year of ups and downs for competitors at Bowman Gray Stadium. And one week after the Madhouse celebrated its 1000th event, the season is set to conclude with one final night of action-packed racing. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove has every intention of turning on the aggression this Saturday night. He started off the season with back-to-back wins in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and seemed in a promising position to take the championship midway through the season. He…

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Roller Coaster Ride for Myers, Ward at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Bowman Gray Stadium celebrated its historic 1000th event on Saturday, and it was fitting for the checkered that night to belong to Burt Myers – a man whose family has been active competitors at the Stadium since its early days. But the night certainly had its ups and downs for Myers. After qualifying a disappointing 12th, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove knew he would have his work cut out for him. “I screwed up qualifying. I put us in this hole,” said Myers. “I joked with my guys. They said, ‘What are you…

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Racing Legends Honor 1000th Event at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Racing Legends Honor 1000th Event at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) This Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium will be a momentous event 67 years in the making: The Madhouse hosts its 1000th event of NASCAR racing action. Two of the men who started NASCAR, Bill France Sr. and Alvin Hawkins, had a vision of a regular weekly racing showcase to build up a fan base for the sport. And on May 18, 1949, they followed through by holding the first ever NASCAR race at Bowman Gray Stadium. As NASCAR’s first and longest running weekly track, the…

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The North Rides Again

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Danny Bohn dominated the NASCAR Whelen Modifed Southern Tour race at Bowman Gray Stadium August 1st. Racers Guide spoke to him before he won the race two years in a row. "The car was real good. We kind of just practiced on what we were going to run in the race. I think some of the guys put mock qualifying runs put up the stagger a little bit", said Bohn. "The was running real good. Getting through the corners real good. She got good forward bite off. It’s pretty much the same…

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From the North to the South, No Race is too Far for Ryan Preece

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Point Pleasant, NJ Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT made the 12 hour trip to compete at the historic Bowman Gray Stadium’s Southern Modified tour race after competing Friday night at Stafford. Preece tells us his strategy for the 199 lap modified feature. "I think the big thing is qualifying up front. If you can qualify at the bullring, and have a car that can stay pretty consistent it’s pretty much up to the driver to keep it up there", said Preece. "This is the mad house anything can happen." Preece left a…

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Points Battles Rage On at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Points Battles Rage On at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) There was a lot to watch during this weekend’s racing action at Bowman Gray Stadium. The Myers brothers clashed with Danny Bohn. Jason Myers grabbed his fifth win, while Bohn won twice over the weekend. But while these storylines were catching everyone’s attention, Tim Brown of Tobaccoville was silently padding his points lead in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Brown finished third and fifth, slightly better than the second and eighth place finishes from Burt Myers of Walnut Cove. The night’s performance added two precious…

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Bohn Continues Streak; Wins 199 at Bowman Gray

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Bohn Continues Streak; Wins 199 at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Danny Bohn may have taken some time away to focus on his career, but he still remembers how to get around Bowman Gray Stadium – and how to find his way to Winner’s Circle. After grabbing the checkered on Friday night at the Stadium, Bohn returned on Saturday to try his hand in the Strutmasters.com 199 for the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour. Bohn had taken the checkered in last year’s 199-lapper at Bowman Gray and was eager to repeat his success. Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT…

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Myers Brothers and Bohn Clash at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) On Friday at Bowman Gray Stadium, Jason Myers continued his hot streak in what has turned out to be his best season ever. But he was overshadowed by the roller-coaster ride that Danny Bohn took on Friday night. Myers, a resident of Walnut Cove, was the fastest qualifier yet again at the Stadium – his eighth pole of the 2015 season. Starting outside of him in the first race for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series was Danny Bohn of Freehold, NJ. Bohn was the champion last year but left to…

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