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March 16, 2019 - Podium Finish in Southeastern Classic at Dixie Speedway
Saturday night saw Austin Horton return to action at Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) for the Southeastern Classic. Drawing 23 Super Late Models for the unsanctioned event, Horton registered the fourth fastest time overall in qualifying locking him into the 4th-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Improving one spot in the 50-lap affair, Austin scored a 3rd place finish behind Donald McIntosh and Shane Clanton with Tyler Millwood and Cla Knight completing the Top-5 finishers.

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January 29, 2019 - Exciting Slate Planned for Austin Horton in 2019
Austin Horton is busily preparing his equipment for an aggressive 2019 season. He has a wide variety of Dirt Late Model events planned for what will likely be his most ambitious schedule to date.

“I couldn’t be more excited about the upcoming season,” Horton said. “We are currently finalizing our schedule, but our main goal is to enter any touring series event that makes sense for us. If it’s a big race close to our area, then chances are really good we are going to enter it this year.”

Horton’s 2019 schedule will include events with the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals, Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals, Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series, Ultimate Super Late Model Series, World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

“We’ve got a lot of good pieces in place, and we’ve learned a lot over the past few years as we got our feet wet in the Super Late Model ranks,” Horton commented. “With that said we are still looking to add marketing partners on all levels to our team, so that we can branch out more. Any new sponsorship will only aid in the progress and growth of our team.”

The team’s 2019 schedule will be posted in the coming weeks here on the team’s website. Anyone, who is interested in becoming a Marketing Partner with the team, is encouraged to Contact Us today!

January 6, 2019 - Horton Bags Podium Finish in Ice Bowl at Talladega Short Track
Austin Horton invaded Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Saturday kicking off the 2019 season with the 28th annual Ice Bowl. With 42 Super Late Models on hand, Horton timed in second fastest overall in qualifying behind J.T. Seawright before charging to a 10-lap heat race victory. Earning the 2nd-starting position for the $6,000-to-win A-Main on Sunday, Austin dropped one spot in the 50-lapper notching a 3rd place finish behind Michael Page and Ray Cook with Dallas Cooper and Joseph Brown completing the Top-5 finishers. (Heath Lawson photo)

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December 19, 2018 - Austin Horton Tallies Seven Win 2018 Season
The 2018 season saw Austin Horton compete in a total of 35 events where he visited victory lane six times aboard his Wood Motorsports #16 Super K Express/ XR1 Rocket Chassis by Clint Smith Racing Late Model. With the weather determining the outcome of seven of his scheduled dates, Horton collected 19 Top-10 outings and 17 Top-5 finishes.

November 24, 2018 - Horton Visits Cochran Motor Speedway for Gobbler 100
On Friday evening Austin Horton invaded Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Georgia) pulling double duty in the Super and Crate Late Model ranks for the Gobbler 100. Drawing 39 National Late Model Super Car Series (NLMSCS) entries for the $10,000 top prize, Horton got caught in a tangle in his heat that prevented from qualifying for the 100-lap feature on Saturday night.

In the Crate Late Model division, Austin secured his spot into the $5,000-to-win A-Main via preliminary events but Mother Nature eventually washed out the finale.

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October 20, 2018 - Top 5 Finish with Southern Nationals Bonus Series at Senoia Raceway
Friday night found Austin Horton in action at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) pulling double duty for the Showdown at Senoia. In a field of 30 Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series entries, Horton edged his way into the opening night feature with the 6th and final transfer spot in his heat. With $4,000 on the line, Austin gained three spots in the 40-lapper to place 19th.

In the Limited Late Model ranks, Horton landed a 7th place finish in the feature.

Returning on Saturday night for the $6,000 top prize, Austin locked his spot into the finale via qualifying. Reeling in a Top-5 finish, Horton notched a 5th place spot behind Tyler Erb, Michael Page, Casey Roberts, and Tyler Millwood.

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October 13, 2018 - Horton Visits Talladega Short Track for DLCS and SAS Weekend
Austin Horton was one of 38 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series signed in at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Friday night for the $2,000 top prize. Following the eighth fastest time in his qualifying group, Horton captured a 10-lap B-Main victory positioning him 13th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Running into trouble early, Austin was an early retiree from the 40-lap feature on lap-14 while being credited with a 21st place outing. (Tyler Carr photo)

Returning on Saturday night competing with the Southern All Star Series, Horton earned the 2nd-starting position for the $4,200-to-win B.J. Parker Memorial via preliminary events. Jumping out to the lead early, Austin held the top spot for the first 9 circuits until he made contact with a lap-car sending him spinning. He salvaged a 20th place outing in the 42-lap affair.

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September 30, 2018 - 12th Place Finish in Dixie Shootout at Dixie Speedway
Saturday night saw Austin Horton return to action at Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned Dixie Shootout. In a field of 44 cars, Austin scored a 3rd place finish in his heat locking him into the 10th-starting position for the opening night feature. With $12,000 on the line, Horton dropped two spots in the 50-lap affair to place 12th.

The following night at Rome Speedway (Rome, Georgia) for the Rome Showdown, Horton recorded a 7th place finish in his heat giving him one more shot at the $10,000-to-win A-Main with a B-Main appearance. Sending the Top 3 into the show, Austin logged a 6th place finish bringing an early end to his night. (Michael Moats photo)

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