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.: Archived News :.
July 25, 2020 - Parkhurst lands runner-up finish in Crate at Dixie Speedway
Ahnna Parkhurst invaded 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) on Friday night to take part in the Crate Late Model portion of the Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals program. After recording the 11th fastest time in the 18-car field in time trials, Parkhurst slipped up three positions on the opening lap of the feature. Making a run on the high side, Ahnna charged from 14th to finish sixth. (Michael Moats photo)

On Saturday evening at Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Ga.) pulling double duty, Ahnna followed up the 11th fastest lap in Super Late Model time trials with a ninth place finish in the feature.

In her Crate, Parkhurst locked her spot into the A-Main with the fifth fastest qualifying lap. After a late-race caution slowed her momentum, Ahnna scored a second place finish behind Will Roland.

For full results from these events, please visit www.411MotorSpeedway.net and www.DixieSpeedway.com.

July 19, 2020 - Top 10 finish with Southern Nationals at I-75 Raceway
Making her debut with the Schaeffer’s Southern Nationals, Ahnna Parkhurst was one of 24 Late Models on hand at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tenn.) on Monday afternoon for the third round of the 12-race miniseries. With the Top 5 qualifiers from each group getting locked into the A-Main, Parkhurst was unable to make it out for time trials after breaking a left-front spindle in hot laps.

The following night at I-75 Raceway (Sweetwater, Tenn.), Ahnna recorded the fifth fastest time in her group, which positioned her ninth on the starting grid for the $3,500-to-win A-Main. Climbing one spot in the 35-lap affair, Parkhurst notched an eighth place finish. (Rick Neff photo)

On Thursday night at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) for the fifth stop of the tour, Parkhurst fell one spot short of a transfer position in her B-Main with fourth place finish. Earning a provisional into the main event, Ahnna was an early retiree from the 35-lapper on lap 18. She was credited with an 18th place outing.

Returning to action on Saturday, Ahnna headed to Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Ga.) for the $10,053 top prize. Recording a fifth place finish in her heat, Parkhurst locked into the 19th-starting position for the A-Main. Passing five cars in the 53-lapper, Ahnna registered a 14th place outing.

On Sunday afternoon at Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Ga.), Parkhurst posted a ninth place finish in her B-Main, which positioned her 19th on the starting grid for the main event. With $3,500 on the line, Ahnna jumped up five spots to place 14th.


For full results from these events, please visit www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

July 4, 2020 - Parkhurst visits Dixie Speedway victory lane for first win of 2020
A dominating performance on Saturday night yielded Ahnna Parkburst her first win of the season.

The 19-year-old drove her Fields Inc. No. 23 Cushman Paint and Body/ Richard Childress Racing Late Model to Victory Lane during an Independence Day special at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga.

“Our car was perfect tonight,” said Parkhurst. “We had over a straightaway lead on one point and in the process, lapped up to ninth place. This was a great night for our team. I want to thank all of our great sponsors for their support and my crew: Andrew, Ken, and my dad for all they do.”

Friday night saw Ahnna Parkhurst return with the Crate Racin’ USA series at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Ala.) for the Salute to America Nationals opener. Drawing 24 cars, Parkhurst fell one spot short of locking her spot into the feature in qualifying with the ninth fastest time.

Coming in second in her B-Main behind David Kay, Ahnna earned the 11th-starting position for the $2,500-to-win A-Main. Losing three spots in the 50-lap affair, Parkhurst recorded a 14th place finish.

On Saturday afternoon at Dixie Speedway, Ahnna recorded the third fastest lap in a field of 17 cars during qualifying, which positioned her third on the starting grid for the A-Main.

After passing for second on the opening lap, Parkhurst blasted into on the lead on the ensuing circuit when the leader lost a driveshaft. Running uncontested for the remaining 18 laps, Ahnna cruised to her first win of the season over Blant Duke, Cody Haskins, A.J. Carlisi, and Scott Hall.

For full results from these events, please visit www.CrateRacinUSA.com and www.DixieSpeedway.com.