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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.