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June 5, 2021 - Early exit in Crate Racin' USA stop at Senoia Raceway
Austin Horton was one of 24 Late Models on hand at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) as he was defending his home turf vs the Crate Racin’ USA series. After timing in fifth fastest overall in time trials, Horton was an early retiree from the 40-lap feature on lap 20. (Brian McLeod photo | Dirt Scenes)

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


May 30, 2021 - Horton breaks while leading at Rome Speedway; Third-place finish at Dixie
Lifting the lid on his Memorial Day weekend, Austin Horton made the short trip to Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Ga.) on Saturday afternoon to pilot his Franklin Enterprises No. 16 Late Model for the Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals event. Following the fastest time in his qualifying group during time trials, Horton faded one spot in the 40-lap feature to register a third-place finish. He trailed Randy Weaver and Brandon Overton to the checkers with Dale McDowell and Zack Mitchell rounding out the Top-5. (Mike Blevins photo)

The following night at Rome Speedway (Rome, Ga.) Austin topped the 23-car field in time trials, which positioned him second on the starting grid for the $4,053-to-win A-Main. Overtaking the top spot on the 10th lap after polesitter Dale McDowell suffered a flat right-rear tire, Horton shot out to a commanding lead but suffered a broken radiator with 10-to-go that ended his run immediately.

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


May 22, 2021 - Podium finish with Southern All Stars in Roscoe Smith Classic
Austin Horton made the short trip to Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) on Saturday afternoon for the Southern All Stars Series-sanctioned Roscoe Smith Classic. With the fastest time in a field of 27 cars placing him on the pole for the $4,044-to-win A-Main, Horton slid ahead of early pacesetter Ashton Winger for the lead on the fourth lap before surrendering it three laps later to Michael Page. He went on to place third in the 44-lapper, trailing Winger and Joseph Joiner to the checkers with Jay Scott and Michael Page rounding out the Top-5.

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


May 15, 2021 - Horton back in victory lane at Senoia Raceway
After seeing his original plans to enter the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event at Talladega on Saturday nixed, Austin Horton decided to go into battle in the Limited Late Model division at Senoia Raceway.

The decision paid dividends as he raced to his fifth win of the year in his Orr’s Trucking No. 16 Super K Express/ Horton Flyer/ XR1 Rocket Chassis / Bobby Thomas Racing Engines Late Model.

“We were geared up to race at Talladega Short Track with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Saturday, but when that got canceled we shifted our focus to the Limited Late Model at Senoia. All-in-all it was a pretty flawless night for our team, and albeit in a Limited car, it gave me some laps around that place to get ready for their Southern All Star show this Saturday,” Horton noted.

Saturday night saw Austin Horton return to Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.), where he was piloting his Super K Express No. 16 Limited Late Model. After topping the 15-car field in time trials, Horton dominated the 30-lap feature to register his fifth win of the season. Winning by more than a four-second margin, Austin topped Glenn Morris, Jordy Nipper, Matt Dooley, and Oliver Gentry at the line.

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


May 8, 2021 - Austin Horton rules Limited field at West Georgia Speedway
Austin continued his early-season hot streak on Saturday by taking his Orr’s Trucking No. 16 Super K Express/ Horton Flyer/ XR1 Rocket Chassis Bobby Thomas Racing Engines Limited Late Model to Victory Lane at West Georgia Speedway. (Michael Coleman photo)

The victory was his fourth of the 2021 season.

“I’m proud of what our team has accomplished to start the year. We’ve only entered 10 events, but we’ve managed to win five of them and finish no worse than fifth. This coming weekend at Talladega we’re going to have to bring our A-game, but I know our team is up to the challenge,” Horton shared.

Saturday night found Austin Horton in action at West Georgia Speedway (Whitesburg, Ga.), competing in the Limited Late Model portion of the Brawl at the Burg. Laying down the fastest time in a field of 15 entries, Horton locked into the pole position for the A-Main.

Rolling to his fourth win of the season, Austin outdueled Dustin Jones, Matt Dooley, Rucker Orr, and Mark Knight in the 20-lapper to claim $1,000.

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


May 1, 2021 - Pair of podium finishes at Senoia Raceway
On Saturday afternoon Austin Horton visited Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) powering his Crate and Limited Late Model. Following a third-place finish in the 30-lap Crate Late Model feature, Horton notched a runner-up finish in the Limited Late Model feature, trailing Oliver Gentry across the line.

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


April 24, 2021 - Horton sweeps Saturday night's portion of NASCAR weekend at TST
Austin Horton invaded Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Ala.) on Friday night to pull double duty in the Super and Crate Late Model ranks for the NASCAR weekend. With Super Late Model time trials setting the grid for the feature, Horton topped the 17-car field to place him on the pole. Losing the battle to fellow front-row starter Sam Seawright, Austin notched a runner-up finish behind Seawright with Todd Morrow, Dillon Tidmore, and Josh Adkins rounding out the Top-5.

For the Crate Racin’ USA-sanctioned event on Friday, Austin posted the fourth fastest time in his group, which positioned him seventh on the starting grid for the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Clawing forward two spots in the 30-lap affair, Horton notched a fifth-place finish. He trailed Matt Henderson, Cody Overton, Jason Welshan, and Jake Knowles to the checkers.

On Saturday evening in his Super Late Model, Horton outdueled fast-qualifier Todd Morrow in the feature to capture his second win of the season. He beat Morrow, Dillon Tidmore, Sam Seawright, and Dillon Crim to the checkers.

With his third fastest lap in time trials positioning him on the second row for the Crate Racin’ USA feature, Austin nosed ahead of race-long pacesetter Christian Hanger with six laps remaining to secure his second win of the weekend and third overall on the season. He finished ahead of Jake Knowles, Hanger, Jimmy Thomas, and Tanner Collins to collect $2,500. (Brian McLeod photo | Dirt Scenes)

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


April 17, 2021 - Austin Horton tops Limited Late Model field at Senoia Raceway
Saturday night saw Austin Horton return to action at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) pulling double duty in the Limited and Crate Late Model ranks. Following the second fastest lap in Limited Late Model time trials, Horton outdueled Cameron Weaver in the 30-lap feature to record his first win of the season. Weaver, Rucker Orr, Oreo Thomas, and Matt Dooley completed the Top-5 finishers.

In his Crate Late Model, Austin notched a fifth-place finish in the feature, trailing Booger Brooks, Dylan Knowles, Cody Haskins, and Ricky Culpepper to the checkers.

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

April 3, 2021 - Horton stands on podium in season opener at West Georgia
The 2021 season got underway for Austin Horton on Saturday night at West Georgia Speedway (Whitesburg, Ga.), as he returned behind the wheel of the Franklin Enterprises No. 16 Late Model. Following the fourth fastest lap in a field of 14 cars in time trials, Horton posted a third-place finish in the feature, trailing Blant Duke and Michael Page to the checkers. Jake Traylor and Marty Massey completed the Top-5 finishers in the 20-lap affair.

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

December 8, 2020 - Austin Horton tallies six-win 2020 season
With the Covid-19 pandemic limiting the number of races he could attend early in the year, Austin Horton competed in a total of 15 events behind the wheel of his Horton's Inc. No. 16 Late Model. He amassed six wins, nine Top-5 finishes, and 13 Top-10 outings.

November 28, 2020 - Horton notches 10th place finish in Leftover at 411 Motor Speedway
Saturday afternoon found Austin Horton in action at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) for the Iron-Man Racing Series-sanctioned Leftover. With the stout field of 52 cars split into two separate groups for qualifying, Horton came in fifth fastest in his group before picking up a 10-lap heat race victory. Earning the ninth-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Austin dropped one spot in the 50-lap affair to register a 10th-place finish. (Chad Wells photo | Wells Racing Photography)

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

November 21, 2020 - Sixth place finish in Billy Clanton Classic at Senoia Raceway
On Saturday afternoon Austin Horton returned to action at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) for the sixth annual Billy Clanton Classic. Drawing 33 Schaeffer’s Fall Nationals entries, Horton followed up the seventh fastest time in his qualifying group with a third place finish in his heat race. Earning the ninth-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Austin clawed forward three spots in the 60-lap affair to finish sixth.

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

October 23, 2020 - Austin Horton tops Limited Late Model field at Senoia
Austin Horton conquered the Limited Late Model field on Friday night at Senoia Raceway. The triumph came behind the wheel of his Orr’s Trucking No. 16 Super K Express/ Horton Flyer/ Bobby Thomas Racing Engines Limited Late Model. (Chris Martin photo)

“I’m very fortunate to drive such a great car,” Horton said. “Thank you to all of my family, friends, and our great sponsors that help week in and week out.”

On Friday, Austin Horton visited Senoia (Ga.) Raceway to compete in the two-day Showdown at Senoia. In a field of 16 Limited Late Models, Horton locked his spot into the opening night feature with the second fastest lap overall in time trials behind Oliver Gentry.

Blowing past Gentry on the high-side on the opening lap, Austin went on to dominate the 20-lapper, taking the checkers 9.600 seconds ahead of Gentry to record his sixth win of the season. Jacques Daniel, Clint Smith, and Cass Fowler rounded out the Top-5.

Saturday night's Schaeffer's Fall Nationals Series-sanctioned Billy Clanton Classic was postponed to November 21st due to rain.

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

October 3, 2020 - Horton scores NASCAR weekend opener at Talladega Short Track
Austin Horton wheeled the Franklin Enterprises No. 16 Super K Express/ Orr’s Trucking/ Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engines Super Late Model to his fifth win of the season Friday.

Horton claimed the opening round of the annual NASCAR weekend at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Ala. for a $2,000 payday.

“We had a great weekend. Was able to get the win on Friday and finish second on Saturday. It was a very special moment to have my son with me in Victory Lane on Friday night,” said Horton.

“Would have like to of had some more laps on Saturday to see if we had a chance for the lead,” he added. “We just got behind in qualifying. We’ll settle for second and head to the next one. Thank you to everyone who helps me do what I love and supports me at the track. Also, a big thank you to Ricky Payton for loaning me a trailer so I could race this weekend.”

In a field of 26 cars, Austin topped the speed charts in time trials, which positioned him on the pole for the opening night feature. Dominating the 30-lap affair, Horton cruised to his fifth win of the season over Todd Morrow, Cruz Skinner, Jake Knowles, and Joseph Joiner. Winning by more than a three-second margin, Austin pocketed a $2,000 payday.

The following night for the B.J. Parker Memorial, Austin got behind the eight ball in qualifying, locking him into the 17th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win finale. Wheeling his way into a podium position, Horton marched forward 15 spots to place second behind Jake Knowles. Mark Page, Dalton Cook, and Todd Morrow completed the Top-5 finishers.

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