Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Sean Gaddis carrying on tradition of oval success

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Sean Gaddis carrying on tradition of oval success

DIANA, Texas — Take more than a passing glance inside the world of Modified racing around the Great State of Texas, and a certain family name keeps appearing. A father and his two sons have made their mark on the division, enjoying success in a highly-competitive arena while touring the country.  For 24-year-old second generation…

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Cory Davis catching on quickly in Late Models

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Cory Davis catching on quickly in Late Models

SEMINOLE, Texas — Within our world of short track racing dwells a rare breed of driver; men who can wheel almost any type of car and still find success. Guys who adapt quickly, squeeze the most out of every machine and put them directly into Victory Lane. It’s an almost innate ability few men possess. …

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: James Proctor enjoying his hobby in Factory Stock 

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: James Proctor enjoying his hobby in Factory Stock 

PARIS, Texas — Within this highly-popular world we call short track racing on dirt, the landscape is often dominated by drivers in their 20s and 30s gunning for the best possible results every time out. Yet you’ll also see a handful of older drivers simply looking to enjoy their favorite hobby a few more years. …

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Jacob Hortch helping STIMS get off to strong start

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Jacob Hortch helping STIMS get off to strong start

HUFFMAN, Texas — Ask just about any racer what a handful it is to run an active short track team while juggling the duties of work and family obligations. Now add in administrative chores for a brand-new Modified touring series, and you’ve got a plate that would overflow even with tall sideboards.  For 23-year-old second-generation…

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Jake Haddox on fire in Louisiana’s Limited Mods

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Jake Haddox on fire in Louisiana’s Limited Mods

RUSTON, Louisiana — While it’s the Factory Stocks that often garner most of the headlines across the talent-filled Ark-La-Tex region, you’ll also find a ton of big guns within the Limited Modified ranks. To wins races here, it takes experience, a hot car and a cool driver with the skills to get the job done. …

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Oval veteran Calvin Williams back in Victory Lane

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Oval veteran Calvin Williams back in Victory Lane

 SCURRY, Texas — It’s been said you have to be well acquainted with any given track before you can win there. Learning the right lines, how conditions change throughout the night and other details are essential before it can all come together. Occasionally, some first-timer rolls in and spoils that theory.  Take 40-year-old third-generation racer…

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Boone Evans turning into versatile, skilled racer

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Boone Evans turning into versatile, skilled racer

BULLARD, Texas — With most young drivers, there is one division that best showcases their talents. Whether it happens to be in open-wheel, a Stock car, Late Model, or a even a Sprint car, there’s usually one specific type of vehicle that suits their driving style and produces the best overall results.  Yet for 23-year-old…

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Matt Riskey off to strong start in Limited Mods

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Matt Riskey off to strong start in Limited Mods

GREENVILLE, Texas — Being successful in the sport of short track stock car racing is as much about consistency as it is about having big speed. Plenty of guys have come in, gone fast, won a few races, then promptly disappeared completely from the radar. Yet others stick around, racing hard every week.  For 27-year-old…

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Brandon Bettis breaks out with big win at Rocket

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Brandon Bettis breaks out with big win at Rocket

DETROIT, Texas — Each year across the oval landscape of Texas and surrounding states, we watch as drivers toil away in the ditches in search of that first feature victory. We marvel at their tenacity; that ability to face tall odds and stay at it until success is in hand.  For 40-year-old Factory Stock racer…

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Mitchell Clement finds success as a ‘Hired Gun’

Day Motor Sports Driver Profile: Mitchell Clement finds success as a ‘Hired Gun’

BONHAM, Texas — They gathered at Rocket Raceway Park last weekend in search of a big payday; the ninth annual Smackdown offered $2,500 to the Factory Stock winner, and lots of red-hot teams were on hand. Yet in the end, only one driver hoisted the coveted trophy and winner’s hardware.  For 29-year-old racer Mitchell Clement,…

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