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Harris jets to Langley Speedway win

By Jim Haines HAMPTON, Va. (June 29, 2024) – With Langley Air Force base across the street, jets flying above is the norm at Langley Speedway. Jerald Harris showed he had speed to join the pilots as the fastest thing in town, taking the Virginia Sprint Series win Saturday night. Chris Humblet and Matt Mullins paced the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car field to green with Humblet out first and Mullins and Billy Hubbard in third. Humblet was not getting away as Harris joined the front pack, but it all went wrong for Humblet as he slowed and headed to the pits. Harris got by Hubbard and was working on Mullins as the laps were winding down. With five to go, Harris shot into the lead leaving Mullins and Hubbard to fight over second. Harris saved the best for last as he turned the fastest lap of the day racing under the checkered flag first as Mullins held off Hubbard for second. Next for the Virginia Sprint Series, it’s off to Shenandoah Speedway on Saturday July [Read More]


Harris hauls at Hampton 

By Jim Haines HAMPTON, Va. (Sept. 16) – Jerald Harris in the Harris Movers IMCA RaceSaver Sprinter sure had a handle on the Langley Speedway Saturday evening as he led every lap for a convincing win, his Virginia Sprint Series-leading third of the year. Harris and Matt Mullins lead the field to green with a bad outcome leaving Chris Humblet and Aaron Leach being towed to the infield and finished for the night. The second start was a good one as Harris jumped out and had Mullins right behind with Caleb Harris in third and Matthew Leach fourth. Harris was on a rail lap after lap with Mullins holding on the second as Leach made his way to third. Leach was all over Mullins when they got to traffic but Mullins stayed smooth and limited chances for Leach to pass. Harris was cruising as he took the final lap and completed the heat and feature sweep of the night as Mullins pulled away to come in second. Leach ended in third. Harris had also won [Read More]


Harris rockets to Virginia Sprint Series checkers

By Jim Haines HAMPTON, Va. (July 1, 2023) – During the Virginia Sprint Series’ annual visit to Langley Speedway leading into the July 4 holiday, the rocket turned out to be on track with Jerald Harris streaking to sweep the night.  Harris and Matthew Leach paced the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car field to green with Harris out first and bringing Billy Hubbard along as Leach and Chris Humblet fought for third. Harris was running hard but trying to save tires as the key to keeping fast on pavement is to keep tire wear to a minimum. A restart at halfway after an accident clean up meant they would all get a crack at Harris but he proved to be up for it ,staying strong out front. Laps clicked off until Billy Hubbard had to retire after breaking a wheel to slow the field, an incident that gave the now second-running Humblet. Harris shot off on the restart with Humblet close behind, but nothing would stop Harris from flashing under the checkered flag and becoming the [Read More]