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May 7, 2022 - Top-10 finish with Schaeffer's Spring Nationals at EAMS
On Saturday afternoon, Austin Horton invaded East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Ala.) to compete with the Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals tour for the Jimmy Thomas Memorial. With a third-place finish in his heat race placing him on the fourth row for the $10,053-to-win A-Main, Horton carried a steady pace throughout the 53-lap feature to finish seventh.

April 30, 2022 - Horton wires Limited Late Model field at Senoia Raceway
Austin Horton returned to Victory Lane on Saturday night in his Orr’s Trucking No. 16 Super K Express/ Horton Flyer/ XR1 Rocket Chassis / Bobby Thomas Racing Engine Late Model. (Kevin Prater photo)

The second win of the 2022 campaign for the Georgia racer came at Senoia Raceway.

“It was a text book night for the team and we got the win. Car was flawless. We had multiple track conditions and never had to put a wrench on it. Getting our second win of the year was great, but by far the highlight of the night was having my son, Cameron Drake there with me in Victory Lane,” Horton shared. “Seeing him clap for ‘dada’ is priceless and gives me extra motivation to make sure he gets his victory ride in the car back to the truck. It’s just simply the highlight of my night, any time that I can win for him.”

Austin Horton made the short trip to Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) on Saturday evening to enter his Super K Express No. 16 Limited Late Model into action.

Following the fastest qualifying lap, Horton topped the 18-car field in the feature to register his second win of the season. He took the checkers ahead of Dennis Hale, Mark Page, Jacques Daniel, and Glenn Morris.  

For more results from this event, please visit www.SenoiaRaceway1969.com.

March 19, 2022 - No brakes, no problem; Horton captures first win of 2022 at Senoia
Despite having no brakes and having to overcome tricky track conditions courtesy of Mother Nature, Austin Horton was able to pilot his Orr’s Trucking No. 16 Super K Express/ Horton Flyer/ XR1 Rocket Chassis / Bobby Thomas Racing Engine Late Model to the feature win on Saturday night at Georgia’s Senoia Raceway. (Brooke Collins photo)

“First win of 2022 is checked off the list! This yellow car has been great to me and the Bobby Thomas Racing Engine under the hood was on point. As good as we were, we still have some work to do as I had no brakes. Mother Nature didn’t make things easy either, but at the end of the night we got the job done and we’ll look ahead to the next one,” Horton said. “I appreciate all my sponsors, family, and friends that stick with me. I also want to say a big ‘thank you’ to Senoia Raceway for supplying us such a great place to race.”

On Saturday evening, Austin Horton returned to Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.), where he competed in the Limited Late Model portion of the Weekly Racing Series Event.

Pulling off a clean sweep of the program, Horton topped the speed charts in time trials before capturing his first win of the season in the feature without functioning brakes. He took the checkers 3.097 seconds ahead of Jason Turner with Jacques Daniel, Lawson Hill, and Dennis Hale rounding out the Top-5.

For more results from this event, please visit www.SenoiaRaceway1969.com.

March 5, 2022 - Horton attends Spring Nationals opener at Senoia
Austin Horton visited Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) on Saturday afternoon to pilot his Franklin Enterprises No. 16 Late Model for the Schaeffer's Spring Nationals opener. Drawing 32 cars, Austin clocked in fourth-fastest overall before placing second in his heat. Starting the $10,053-to-win A-Main in fourth, Horton suffered suspensions issues that sidelined his top-five run. (JCLH Photography)

For more results from this event, please visit www.SenoiaRaceway1969.com.

January 8, 2022 - Pair of fifth-place finishes in Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track
Lifting the lid on the 2022 season, Austin Horton visited Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Ala.) on Friday afternoon to compete in the Super and Crate Late Model ranks for the 31st annual Ice Bowl. In a field of 30 Super Late Models, Horton secured his spot into Saturday’s $6,000-to-win A-Main with a heat race victory. After pitting on the ninth circuit with a flat right-front tire, Austin charged from the tail of the field to finish sixth. He was elevated to fifth after post-race tech found the winner using illegal tires. (Josh James Artwork)

With 45 Crate Racin’ USA Winter Series entries on hand, Austin edged his way into the main event with the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his heat. Rolling off 14th, Horton gained nine spots in the 40-lapper to register a fifth-place finish. He trailed Cory Hedgecock, Jake Knowles, Josh Adkins, and Jody Knowles across the line.

For more results from this event, please visit www.TalladegaShortTrack.com.

December 4, 2021 - Horton makes Gateway Dirt Nationals debut in St. Louis
Austin Horton trekked to The Dome at America’s Center (St. Louis, Mo.) on Friday afternoon to make his Gateway Dirt Nationals debut for the fifth annual event. With the 80-car field divided into two groups over a two-day span, Horton recorded a fourth-place finish in his heat, transferring him into the B-Main. Needing to place fourth or better to make the $5,000-to-win preliminary feature, Austin fell short with a sixth-place outing. (Todd Boyd photo)

Rolling off seventh in his B-Main on Saturday for one final shot at the $30,000-to-win Gateway Dirt Nationals finale, Austin logged a fifth-place finish.

For more results from this event, please visit www.GatewayDirt.com.

November 13, 2021 - Pair of Top-10 finishes in Peach State Classic at Senoia Raceway
Friday night found Austin Horton in action at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) returning to the driver’s seat of his Rocket XR1 Chassis No. 16 Late Model for the inaugural Peach State Classic. In a stout field of 65 Super Late Models, Horton secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win preliminary feature with a second-place finish in his heat. Passing three cars in the 25-lap affair, Austin notched a seventh-place finish. (Jim DenHamer photo)

The following night, Austin posted a second-place finish in his heat, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the $52,052-to-win Peach State Classic. Breaking into the Top-10, Horton gained one spot in the 75-lapper to place 10th.

For more results from this event, please visit www.SenoiaRaceway1969.com.

October 31, 2021 - Horton dominates National 100 in Limited, finishes fourth in Super
Austin Horton received $5,000 for his 16th win of the year, which came in Sunday evening’s 47th annual National 100 Limited Late Model competition in his Orr’s Trucking No. 16 Super K Express/ Horton Flyer/ XR1 Rocket Chassis entry.

He added a fourth-place finish in the weekend’s $20,000-to-win Super Late Model finale.

“We got the job done in the Limited Late Model feature and got the win. In the Super Late Model feature we started on the pole and ended up fourth. Anytime you start on the pole, you hate to not get the win, but given the caliber of guys we finished behind, there’s no shame in what we accomplished,” Horton said. “Now we are putting our heads down and getting to work on preparing for the Peach State Classic at Senoia (Raceway). We’ve been awfully good there this year, and with the shot at possibly $62,000 in winnings, we are both excited and focused.”

Austin Horton was one of 25 Late Model competitors entered at East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Ala.) on Saturday afternoon, where he was piloting both his Super K Express No. 16 Super Late Model and Limited Late Model in the 47th annual National 100.

With Super Late Model preliminary events on Saturday leading up to Sunday’s finale, Horton set a blistering pace in time trials with a 14.538-second lap before cruising to a convincing heat race win.

Rolling off from the pole for Sunday’s $20,000-to-win A-Main, Austin crossed the finish line in fourth in the 100-lap affair. Brandon Overton, Dennis Erb Jr., and Randy Weaver stood atop the podium while Mark Whitener came in fifth.

For the Limited Late Model portion of the National 100, Horton followed up the fastest qualifying lap with a flag-to-flag victory in the feature. He earned $5,000 for his 16th win of the 2021 campaign. Joseph Brown, Rodney Martin, Dennis Hale, and Jimmy Sharpe Jr. completed the Top-5 finishers.

For more results from this event, please visit www.EAMSDirt.com.

October 23, 2021 - Pair of Top-5 finishes with Southern All Stars at Senoia
On Friday evening, Austin Horton invaded Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) to enter his Orr Trucking No. 16 Late Model into battle for the Southern All Star Series doubleheader weekend. Drawing 24 Late Models, Horton topped the charts in time trials, which placed him on the poke for the A-Main. After pacing the field for the first 17 circuits, Austin settled in with a runner-up finish when the checkered flag flew. He followed Ashton Winger across the line with Shane Clanton, Brandon Overton, and Dalton Cook rounding out the Top-5.

For the Hence and Reba Pollard Memorial on Saturday, Austin followed up the second-fastest time in his group with a 10-lap heat race victory. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in third, Horton dropped one spot in the 52-lapper to place fourth. He trailed Ashton Winger, Brandon Overton, and Ricky Weiss to the checkers with Shane Clanton coming in fifth.


For more results from these events, please visit
www.SASDirt.com.

October 10, 2021 - Sixth-place finish in Lucas Oil visit at Rome Speedway
Taking part in a doubleheader weekend with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), Austin Horton made the short trip to Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Ga.) on Saturday evening for the Dixie Shootout. Drawing 39 Late Models, Austin’s fifth-to-third run in his heat race positioned him 12th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. With $15,000 on the line, Horton was running in eighth late in the race when he suffered a flat right-rear tire. He came from the tail of the field to finish 11th. (Heath Lawson photo)

For the Rome Showdown on Sunday at Rome Speedway (Rome, Ga.), Horton dropped one spot in his heat race to finish sixth. Starting the $10,000-to-win finale in 17th, Austin advanced through the field 11 spots in the 40-lapper to register an impressive sixth-place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.