Sam Mayer Dominates in the Casey’s General Store 150

Sam Mayer celebrates in Victory Lane following the Casey’s General Store 150 at Iowa Speedway.
Photo – Matt T. Thacker, NKP/NASCAR

NEWTON, Iowa. — The kid just keeps on impressing.

Sam Mayer earned his second victory of the 2019 season on Friday night at Iowa Speedway, leading all but eight laps from the pole en route to the victory.

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Shigeaki Hattori: The Man Behind Hattori Racing Enterprises while Merging International Racing Cultures

The Japan Toyota Technical Institute student crew members with Hattori Racing Enterprises team owner, Shigeaki Hattori (Right, Front) and the No. 1 driver Max McLaughlin (Center). Photo – Sharon Burton for Fan4Racing Blog and Radio

Hattori Racing Enterprises is an anomaly within NASCAR ranks as they participate in the K&N Pro Series East along with the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, where they won the championship title last year with Brett Moffitt. And that’s because their participation in the sport gives the two series an amazing international exposure that is driven by the man behind the organization. That man is Shigeaki Hattori who came to the United States from Japan at the age of 30 in 1995.

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Did You Know? NASCAR Technical Institute Students are in the Midst of a Banner Year

Photo – NASCAR Technical Institute website

Honor students at the Universal Technical Institute Moorseville campus, the NASCAR Technical Institute are looking to earn another victory for their student-built engines this weekend at the K&N Pro Series East race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Two teams, Rev Racing, and Hattori Racing Enterprises will run the student-built Spec Engines in the United Site Services 70 on Saturday night.

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