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April 13, 2019 - 9th Place Finish in Spring Showdown at Smoky Mountain
Ashton Winger was one of 23 Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series entries signed in at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) on Saturday night for the Spring Showdown. Scoring a 4th place finish in his heat race, Winger earned the 14th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-10, Ashton gained five spots in the 50-lapper to place 9th. (Michael Moats photo)

Entering Saturday, Ashton was currently in third in Spring Nationals point standings. Full results from the weekend are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

April 6, 2019 - Ashton Winger Scores Runner-up Finish in Donnie Tanner Memorial
After seeing his initial plans to compete with the Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series washed away by Mother Nature, Ashton Winger was presented with the opportunity to pilot Jimmy Waldrop’s No. 9 Crate Late Model in the Donnie Tanner Memorial at East Bay Raceway Park. Not only did Winger graciously accept the offer, but he also almost picked up the $5,000 victory. (Mike Horne photo)

After leading the first five laps, Winger ultimately finished second behind race winner, Devin Dixon.

“First and foremost, I want to thank Jimmy Waldrop for asking me to drive his car. It was an unbelievable opportunity for me,” Winger commented. “He and his crew gave me an awesome racecar, and I really thought we had a chance to win it but just came up short. Devin [Dixon] drove a great race, and I congratulate him on the win. I sure hate running second, but if you’re going to do it, there’s now shame in it coming to a guy like Devin.”

Ashton Winger made a guest appearance in Jimmy Waldrop’s No. 9 Crate Late Model on Saturday night at East Bay Raceway Park (Gibsonton, Florida) during the annual running of the Donnie Tanner Memorial. With 26 competitors entered, Winger earned the pole position for the feature via preliminary action.

Ashton led the first five circuits of the 50 lapper before relinquishing the top spot. Over the next several laps, Winger, Dixon, Travis Varnadore and Jeff Matthews battled for the lead. Winger ultimately settled into a runner-up finish behind Dixon. Steve Mathis Jr., Travis Varnadore and Jeff Mathews completed the Top-5 at the checkered flag.

Full results from the weekend are available at www.EBRP.co.

March 30, 2019 - Winger Bags 5th Place Finish with Spring Nationals at Senoia
1Ashton Winger followed the Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals series to Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Friday evening for the $4,000 top prize. With 29 cars on hand, Winger logged a 7th place finish in his heat forcing him to rely on a provisional into the opening night feature. Coming two spots shy of a Top-10 finish, Ashton advanced through the field nine spots in the 40-lapper to place 12th.

On Saturday night at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia), Winger registered the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group positioning him 8th on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win finale. Gaining three spots in the 60-lap affair, Ashton notched a 5th place finish behind Chris Madden, Jimmy Owens, Michael Page, and Dale McDowell. (Mike Blevins photo)

Ashton is currently in 3rd in the latest Spring Nationals point standings. Full results from the weekend are available at www.SouthernNationalSeries.com.

March 23, 2019 - Top 5 Finish in Spring Nationals Opener at Oglethorpe
Friday night found Ashton Winger in action at Oglethorpe Speedway Park (Savannah, Georgia) for the Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals season-opener. In a field of 18 cars, Winger recorded the second fastest time in his qualifying group behind Dale McDowell positioning him 4th on the starting grid for the $4,000-to-win opening night feature. Gaining one spot in the 40-lap affair, Ashton notched a 3rd place finish behind Dale McDowell and Casey Roberts with Donald McIntosh and Tim McCreadie rounding the Top-5. (Brian McLeod photo)

1The following night at Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Georgia) for the $10,000 top prize, Winger came in fifth fastest in qualifying overall before placing 5th in his heat. Rolling off 17th for the main event, Ashton charged through the field nine spots to place 8th.

With the first two rounds complete, Ashton is currently in 3rd in the Spring Nationals point standings. Full results from the weekend are available at www.SouthernNationalSeries.com.

March 2, 2019 - Winger Bags Runner-up Finish in Bubba Army Winternationals Finale at BRP
1Ashton Winger mounted a great charge in Saturday night’s Chevrolet World Championship finale at Bubba Raceway Park. Behind the wheel of his Johnny Doan Plumbing #12 Franklin Enterprises/ The Realty Queen & Team/ XR1 Rocket Chassis Late Model, Winger advanced from the 17th-starting position to a runner-up finish in the finale.

“I’ve been to Ocala twice now, and we’ve struggled every time we’ve hit the track, but we threw something at it before the feature on Saturday night and it finally worked real well,” Winger said after his impressive charge. “Hats off to Kyle Bronson because this is a tough place, and he’s clearly got it figured out. A big thanks goes out to this awesome team that I’ve got. It’s just a dream to get to go up and down the highway and race every weekend.”

After starting his weekend one night earlier by retiring early from the $2,000-to-win feature to a 19th-place finish, Ashton looked for better luck in Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win, Chevrolet Performance World Championship finale.

With 31 entries in action for the Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned event, Winger earned the 17th-starting spot for the feature via preliminary action. As the race went green at the tricky, 3/8-mile oval he began slowly working his way through the field. By the late stages of the event Ashton climbed into the second spot and set his sights on race leader, Kyle Bronson. Winger briefly challenged Bronson for the top spot before the Florida native ultimately slipped away in lapped traffic. (Mitchell Jenkins photo)

Ashton went on to finish second with Wil Herrington, Joseph Joiner and Clay Harris completing the Top-5 finishers.

Full results from the weekend are available at www.DurrenceLayneRacing.com.

January 2, 2018 - Ashton Winger Tallies Four-Win 2018 Season; Crowned DLCS Champion
The 2018 season saw Ashton Winger compete in a total of 22 events where he captured four wins aboard his Textron Off Road/ Johnny Doan Plumbing #12 XR1 Rocket Chassis Late Model. With the weather determining the outcome of three of his scheduled dates, Winger collected 17 Top-10 outings and 13 Top-5 finishes. He was also crowned the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Series National Champion, the 2018 Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year Award, and the VP Racing Fuels Young Guns Challenge Series Champion.

December 29, 2018 - Podium Finish in Dalton Myers 54 at East Bay
1 Bringing the 2018 season to a close, Ashton Winger traveled to East Bay Raceway Park (Gibsonton, Florida) on Saturday night for the Dalton Myers 54 Memorial. Competing in a field of 25 Crate Late Models for the $5,400-to-win A-Main, Winger reeled in a 3rd place finish behind Steve Mathis Jr. and Kyle Bronson with Keith Nosbisch and Travis Varnadore completing the Top-5 finishers.

For more results from this event, please visit www.EBRP.co.

November 24, 2018 - Mother Nature Wipes Out Possum Town Grand Prix; Winger Crowned DLCS Champion
1Ashton Winger was one of 54 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series (DLCS) entries signed in at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) on Friday night for the annual Possum Town Grand Prix. Timing in fifth fastest in his qualifying group, Winger went on to place 6th in his heat race transferring him into the B-Main on Saturday night for another shot at the $10,000-to-win main event. With Mother Nature eventually wiping out the DLCS season finale, Ashton was crowned the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Late Series National Champion. He topped Jake Knowles by a mere ten points. He also captured the 2018 Cruise With The Champions Rookie of the Year Award and the VP Racing Fuels Young Guns Challenge Series Championship. (Mitchell Jenkins photo)

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

November 14, 2018 - New Cyber Home Set into Orbit for Ashton Winger
1Hampton, Georgia's Ashton Winger is the latest addition to the MSR Mafia team, and a brand-new website has been launched for the 18-year-old Dirt Late Model pilot at www.AshtonWinger.com.

With just two weekends of racing left in his ninth year of competition, Winger has collected four wins on the season to along with multiple Top-5 and Top-10 finishes.

In addition, he leads both the Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series overall standings and the Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series Rookie of the Year points. He'll look to clinch both titles in the $10,000-to-win, series finale at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) on November 23-24.

Check back often as more information is added to the website for the pilot of the Textron Off Road #12 XR1 Rocket Chassis Late Model.