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October 12, 2019 - Top 5 Finish in B.J. Parker Memorial at TST
1Ashton Winger returned with the Schaeffer’s Fall Nationals on Friday night at Tri-County Racetrack (Brasstown, North Carolina) for the Tar Heel 50. After missing time trials and not starting his heat race, Winger gained three spots in the 53-lap feature to place 18th.

1The following night at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) for the Southern All Star Series sanctioned B.J. Parker Memorial, Ashton posted a 5th place finish in the feature, trailing Jason Hiett, Jackson Hale, Dillon Tidmore, and Jadon Frame across the line.

Sunday’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned-Rome Showdown at Rome Speedway (Rome, Georgia) fell victim to Mother Nature.

For more results from these events, please visit www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com and www.SASDirt.com.


September 29, 2019 - Winger Records Richest Win Yet at Senoia Raceway
Sunday evening at Senoia Raceway was an emotional time for 19-year-old Ashton Winger and his family. The gumbo oval was the scene of the richest payday of the Georgia driver’s young career. He piloted his Johnny Doan Plumbing No. 12 E-Z-Go/ Keyser Manufacturing/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model to a $10,150 triumph in the annual Billy Clanton Classic. (Mike Horne photo)

“I’ve wanted to win this race right up there with all of them,” Winger said in victory lane. “If anybody knows me, they know the Clanton family is like my family. I really appreciate all they do. Shane’s like my dad. Rusty and Joey taught me how to race. This is so awesome.

“I bided my time there early in the race and was able to get past [Chris] Madden in lapped traffic. This is such an awesome feeling to win this race. I want to thank everyone, who supports my racing program. Their amazing support is the reason I got this win.”

1After Mother Nature shifted the event from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon, Ashton Winger was one of 33 Schaeffer’s Fall Nationals Series entries registered at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) for the Billy Clanton Classic. After recording the fastest lap in qualifications, Winger cruised to a 10-lap heat race victory which positioned him second on the starting grid for the main event.

Overtaking polesitter Chris Madden on lap 15 as the duo battled through lapped traffic, Ashton dominated the remaining 45 circuits to capture his seventh win of the season and a $10,025 payday. He also received a $125 bonus for being the leader at the midway point of the finale. Madden, Shane Clanton, Clint Smith, and Casey Roberts trailed him to the checkers.

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


September 6, 2019 - 13th Place Finish in World 100 Prelim at Eldora
On Thursday night Ashton Winger returned to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) kicking off the 49th annual World 100. Drawing a stout field of 98 Super Late Models for a pair of preliminary features, Winger edged his way into the A-Main with the 5th and final transfer spot in his heat race. With $10,000 on the line, Ashton improved four spots to place 13th. (Todd Healy photo)

1Returning on Friday afternoon for another round of preliminary features, Ashton recorded a 7th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main for another shot the $10,000-to-win show. Needing to place in the Top 2, Winger bounced off a rut on the high-side that sent him smashing into the wall. He decided to save equipment for the remainder of the weekend and loaded up.

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


September 1, 2019 - Top 5 Finish in Baltes Classic at Eldora Speedway
Ashton Winger made the trek to Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) on Friday evening kicking off the American Ethanol Late Model Tour doubleheader. In a field of 27 cars, Winger recorded a 3rd place finish in his heat which positioned him 12th on the starting gird for the opening night feature. Gaining two spots in the 40-lap affair, Ashton notched a 10th place finish. (Jim DenHamer photo)

1Following the series to Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Illinois) on Saturday, Ashton fell short of a transfer spot into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with a 6th place finish in his heat sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 2, Winger came one spot short with a 3rd place finish.

1On Sunday afternoon Winger headed to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) for the Sunoco American Late Model Series sanctioned Earl Baltes Classic. Following the fourth fastest lap in his time trial group, Ashton posted a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Zack Dohm. With $5,000 on the line in the feature, Ashton Winger held his spot for all 30-laps to place 5th behind Ricky Weiss, Freddie Carpenter, Zack Dohm, and Jimmy Mars.

For more results from these events, please visit www.AELMT.com and www.EldoraSpeedway.com.


August 24, 2019 - Ashton Winger Wins Michael Head Jr. Memorial at Senoia
Winning in dominant fashion, Ashton Winger drove his Johnny Doan Plumbing No. 12 E-Z-Go/ Keyser Manufacturing/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model to the $5,454 victory in Saturday night’s Michael Head Jr. Memorial at Senoia Raceway. (Francis Hauke photo)

The win marked his second Southern All Star triumph of 2019, and his sixth overall triumph.

“We’ve been so good, and this racecar has been so incredible. I felt like on the restarts, the longer they’d go, the better I’d go,” Winger said. “I honestly feel like right now we are one of the best 10-15 racecars in the country. When we don’t win, it’s nobody’s fault other than mine. It’s an honor to win this race that honors the Head family. They are great folks and true legends.”

1On Saturday evening Ashton Winger returned to action with the Southern All Star Dirt Late Model Series with the Michael Head Jr. Memorial at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia). The event drew 25 entries and Winger laid down the fastest lap in time trials, which positioned him on the pole for the A-Main.

Leading flag-to-flag, Ashton cruised to his sixth win of the season. Michael Page, Dalton Cook, David Breazeale, and Zach Leonhardi completed the Top-5 finishers. Winger earned a $5,454 payday for his dominant performance.

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


August 10, 2019 - Winger Caught in Tangle in Governor's Cup at TST
1Ashton Winger followed the Southern All Star Series to Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Saturday night for the second annual Governor’s Cup. In a field of 39 cars, Winger secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win A-Main with a heat race victory. Rolling off 4th, Ashton was running into the Top 5 until a multiple car tangle late in the race eliminated him from contention.

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


August 3, 2019 - Ashton Winger Captures First Career SAS Victory
From first-time visits to storied tracks to first-time victories, the 2019 season has truly been a year of firsts for 19-year-old Ashton Winger. Saturday night at Thunderhill Raceway Park was no exception as the talented, young racer bolted to his first-career Southern All Star (SAS) Dirt Racing Series victory. (Connie Putnam photo)

The triumph came behind the wheel of his Johnny Doan Plumbing No. 12 E-Z-Go/ Keyser Manufacturing/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model and marked his fifth win of 2019.

“We came here last month in Billy Franklin’s car and almost got the win. Tonight, I felt like we were pretty good the whole time,” Winger commented. “I was bottled up and I didn’t do what I needed to do on the initial start. Then whenever [Josh] Putnam gave me the outside on the restart I just figured I’d try to get the best run I could down the straightaway and then wherever [Dane] Dacus didn’t go, I was gonna go. It worked out. Sometimes it doesn’t and we’re glad it did.”

1Saturday night saw Ashton Winger in action at Thunderhill Raceway Park (Summertown, Tennessee), where he was competing in a field of 22 Southern All Star (SAS) Series entries for the King of the Hill 40.

Recording the second-fastest lap in qualifications behind Brad Skinner, Winger earned the second-starting position for the A-Main. Early in the race Ashton slipped back to as far as fourth before overtaking race-leader Dane Dacus following an early-race restart. Once out front Ashton soared to his fifth win of the season, which came over over Dacus, Josh Putnam, David Breazeale, and Riley Hickman. He earned a $4,000 payday for his first-career SAS victory.

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


July 27, 2019 - Winger Lands Top 5 Finish in PDC Prelim at Fairbury Speedway
On Thursday night Ashton Winger was one of 72 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries signed in at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Illinois) kicking off the 30th annual Prairie Dirt Classic. Recording the second fastest lap overall in his time trial group behind Mike Marlar, Winger locked into the pole position for his $2,500-to-win preliminary feature. With the top four spots locking into the main event on Saturday evening, Ashton scored a 5th place finish behind Shane Clanton, Billy Drake, Ricky Weiss, and Kent Robinson. (Heath Lawson photo)

1Starting on the pole of his B-Main on Saturday, Winger cruised to a 20-lap consolation victory securing his spot into the $30,000-to-win finale. Rolling off 17th, Ashton Winger dropped two spots in the 100-lap affair to place 19th.

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


July 16, 2019 - 4th Place Finish with Southern Nationals at Smoky Mountain
Tuesday evening found Ashton Winger in action at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) returning behind the wheel of the Billy Franklin-owned No. 17 Super Late Model for the Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals sanctioned contest. Timing in third fastest in his group, Winger earned the 6th-starting position for the $3,500-to-win A-Main. Jumping up two spots, Ashton scored a 4th place finish behind Brandon Overton, Michael Chilton, and Donald McIntosh with Dakotah Knuckles coming in 5th. (Michael Moats photo)

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


July 6, 2019 - Ashton Winger Scores a Pair of 2nd Place Finishes
1On Wednesday night Ashton Winger kicked off the Independence Day Weekend competing in a field of 24 Super Late Models at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama). Reeling in a Top-5 finish in the feature, Winger scored a runner-up spot behind Dallas Cooper with Tim Bush, Ryan King, and Josh Adkins trailing them to the checkers.

After Mother Nature won Friday’s program at Duck River Raceway Park (Wheel, Tennessee), Winger returned to action on Saturday for the Southern All Star Series sanctioned July Fourth Spectacular 40 at Thunderhill Raceway Park (Summertown, Tennessee). Piloting the Billy Franklin-owned No. 17 entry, Winger locked into the 5th-starting spot for the feature via qualifying after threatening rain forced officials to eliminate heats. Jumping up three spots in the rain-shortened 38-lap affair, Ashton Winger notched a 2nd place finish behind Dane Dacus with Riley Hickman, Josh Putnam, and David Breazeale rounding out the Top-5. (Connie Putnam photo)

Full results from the weekend are available at www.TalladegaShortTrack.com and www.SASDirt.com.

June 29, 2019 - Winger Captures Two-Win Weekend
Friday night found Ashton Winger in action at Crossville Speedway (Crossville, Tennessee) powering his Johnny Doan Plumbing No. 12 Super Late Model for the Schaeffer’s Iron-Man Championship sanctioned program. With the second fastest lap in his qualifying group setting him on the second row for the feature, Winger snuck past race-leader Michael Chilton following a restart on lap-17 and navigated through lapped traffic in the final 13 circuits to capture his third win of the season and a $3,000 payday. Cory Hedgecock, Michael Chilton, Donald McIntosh, and Connor Meade trailed him to the checkers in his first career victory with the series. (Thomas Hendrickson photo)

Following the series to Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) on Saturday, Winger laid down the fastest lap overall in time trials which positioned him second on the starting grid for the A-Main. Jumping into the lead on the drop of the green flag, Winger led wire-to-wire en route to his fourth win of the season over Cory Hedgecock, Donald McIntosh, Connor Meade, and David Crabtree. He pocketed a $3,000 prize. (Michael Moats photo)

On Sunday Winger traveled to Rome Speedway (Rome, Georgia) for the Independence Day Celebration but discovered motor issues before the night began that prevented him from competing.

Full results from the weekend are available at www.CTPromotions.org.

June 15, 2019 - 5th Place Finish With MSCCS at Whynot
Ashton Winger was one of 22 Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) entries on hand at Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi) on Saturday evening for the $3,000 top prize. Reeling in a Top-5 finish in the 40-lap feature, Ashton scored a 5th place spot behind Dane Dacus, Chad Thrash, Michael Arnold, and Neil Baggett. (Scott Oglesby photo)

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

June 8, 2019 - Winger Makes Night Two Dream Feature at Eldora Speedway
1Thursday night saw Ashton Winger make his debut at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) for the 25th annual Dirt Late Model Dream. In a stout field of 92 Super Late Models, Winger dropped one spot in his heat logging a 7th place finish. Needing a 2nd place finish or better in his B-Main to make the opening night preliminary feature, Ashton fell short with a 6th place finish.

Returning on Friday evening for another round of preliminary features, Ashton came up two spots short of a transfer position in his heat with a 7th place finish. Scoring a runner-up finish in his B-Main behind Shanon Buckingham, Winger locked his spot into the show. With $10,000 on the line, Winger gained three spots in the 25-lap affair to place 21st. (Zachary Yost Photography)

For the final night of the 25th annual Dirt Late Model Dream on Saturday, Winger registered a 7th place finish in his heat giving him one final shot at the $125,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Sending the Top 2 into the show, Ashton fell back to a 14th place outing after contact with another competitor on lap-18 brought out a caution.

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

May 31, 2019 - Top 10 Finish with World of Outlaws at Cochran
1On Friday night Ashton Winger was one of 22 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries on hand at Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Georgia) for the $10,000 top prize. Following the 12th fastest time overall in qualifying, Winger secured his spot into the A-Main with a 5th place finish in his heat. Rolling off 12th, Ashton gained three spots in the 50-lapper to place 9th.

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

May 27, 2019 - Winger Bags $2,500 DLCS Win at Whynot Motorsports Park
Ashton Winger charged back to the lead on a late-race restart on his way to winning Saturday night’s Durrence Layne Dirt Late Model Series (DLDLMS) event at Whynot Motorsports Park. The victory came aboard Jimmy Waldrop’s No. 9 Winsupply/ Johnny Doan Plumbing Late Model.

The victory in the Coca-Cola Salute to the Navy 50 was his second of 2019 and was worth $2,500

“Whynot has got to be one of my favorite race tracks because I have two wins this season, and they both came there,” Winger said. “I’ve got to thank Jimmy Waldrop for towing all of the way up here from Tampa, Florida and letting me drive this car. I drove it earlier this year down in Florida, and it’s a fine handling race car.

“We had a good chance to win on Sunday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway, but I messed up and spun out while battling for the lead. It was an all-or-nothing move by me for the win. Wil Herrington did a great job there, and I congratulate him on that win.”

1Saturday night’s DLDLMS event drew 29 entries to Rodney Wing’s Whynot Motorsports Park. Ashton started fifth on the grid for the 50-lap feature. As the finale went green Winger began working his way forward. On lap 30, he shot to the lead and paced the field until Justin McRee slipped past to lead a lap. The 38th circuit found Winger back out front, and he would hold the point until lap 46 when Casey Haney took command.

Shortly after Haney took command, the red flag flew for an accident. On the ensuing restart, Winger used the high groove to take back the lead. He led the final circuits to claim the $2,500 victory.

Casey Haney, Evan Ellis, Randy Boyd and Jake Knowles completed the Top-5 finishers.

Sunday evening took Winger to Johnny Stokes’ Magnolia Motor Speedway for a $2,000-to-win DLDLMS program. Thirty-five competitors entered the event, and for the second-straight night, Ashton earned the fifth-starting spot for the feature.

Ashton staged a late-race charge on race leader, Wil Herrington. Ashton threw a slider with two laps to go that resulted in the pair making contact. Winger spun from the contact, ending his chance at the win. He was credited with an 18th-place finish.


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

May 18, 2019 - Top 5 Finish with Southern All Stars at Senoia
1Ashton Winger was one of 27 Southern All Star Series entries signed in at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) on Saturday night for the $4,000 top prize. Following the ninth fastest time in his qualifying group, Winger captured a 10-lap consolation victory locking his spot into the A-Main. Wheeling his way into the Top-5, Ashton reeled in a 4th place finish behind Michael Page, Riley Hickman, and Zach Leonhardi with David Breazeale coming in 5th.

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

May 10, 2019 - Winger Lands Top 10 Finish in Farmer City 74
1Ashton Winger made the trek to Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Illinois) on Friday night for the Schaeffer’s Oil Mars Racing Series sanctioned Farmer City 74. In a stout field of 52 cars, Winger secured his spot into the opening night feature with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Brandon Sheppard. With $10,000 on the line, Ashton gained two spots in the 74-lapper to place 10th.

Saturday's FALS Frenzy at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, IL) fell victim to Mother Nature.

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

April 27, 2019 - Ashton Winger Bags a Pair of Podium Finishes with Southern All Star Series
Friday night saw Ashton Winger in action at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) for the Southern All Star Series sanctioned opener. Recording the fastest time in his qualifying group, Winger locked into the pole position for the $4,000-to-win A-Main. After jumping out to an early race lead for the first ten circuits, Ashton lost the top spot to Ricky Weiss on lap-11 and went on to place 3rd behind Weiss and Chris Madden with Jimmy Owens and Brandon Overton completing the Top-5 finishers. (Michael Moats photo)

1The following night at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama), Winger earned the 4th-starting position for the $4,000-to-win finale via preliminary events. Sliding past polesitter Brandon Overton for one lap, Ashton hung on to runner-up finish behind Overton in the 40-lap affair with Austin Horton, Kyle Beard, and Riley Hickman trailing them to the checkers.

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

April 20, 2019 - Winger Captures First Career MSSCS Win at Whynot
19-year-old Ashton Winger achieved a career first on Saturday night. The pilot of the Johnny Doan Plumbing No. 12 Franklin Enterprises/ The Realty Queen & Team/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model charged to the $3,000 victory with the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) at Whynot Motorsports Park. (David Kranak photo)

The win was his first of the year and the first of his career with the storied, regional tour.

“Man, I always love racing at Whynot Motorsports Park, and after weather altered our original plans, we had a great night there on Saturday night,” Winger commented. “We got to the lead pretty early, and then this car was just a dream to drive. We got to see a lot of friends there as well, and I can’t thank Todd Pruitt and all of Billy Franklin’s crew enough for lending a helping hand on my car.

“I’ve got some awesome sponsors that allow me to do this, and I want to thank them all. These great supporters include Billy Franklin Enterprises, Crown Security, Johnny Doan Plumbing, Keyser Manufacturing, and Integra Shocks and Springs. I thank them all, and hopefully we can go make history again this Saturday at Eldora.”

After losing his original plans to Mother Nature, Ashton Winger traveled to Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi) on Saturday night for the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSSCS) sanctioned program.

Ashton earned the fourth-starting spot for the finale at the 3/8-mile oval. He charged to the lead by lap 10, and then went on to pace the remainder of the event. Streaking to his first-career MSCCS victory, Winger was followed across the finish line by Chad Thrash, Rick Rickman, Dane Dacus, and Scott Dedwylder. He earned a $3,000 payday.

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

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.