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Strong Start Has Derek Griffith Riding High

HICKORY, N.C. — After setting fast time during qualifying for the Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon, Derek Griffith was asked if he was any good at the historic .363-mile asphalt oval. “Maybe just a little bit,” he said with a smile as he exited his...
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Derek Griffith to Make Stafford Debut in the Casagrande Builders 75

(Stafford Springs, CT) When the Granite State Pro Stock Series shifts the 2021 season into gear at Stafford Speedway on April 24 as part of NAPA Opening Day, one of the favorites among the “outsiders” would be Derek Griffith. The 24 year old Hudson, NH native and driver of the #12g Hudson Speedway Chevrolet has amassed an impressive resume in his young career, winning the 2020 and 2021 Super Late Model championships at New Smyrna Speedway, the GSPSS championship in 2015, and the PASS championship in 2018. Griffith is looking forward to his first time racing at Stafford and adding the Connecticut half-mile to the list of tracks that he has conquered.
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Derek Griffith Collects A Second Easter Bunny

HICKORY, N.C. – Derek Griffith completed a sweep of the Easter Bunny 150 weekend Saturday at Hickory Motor Speedway with his second victory in as many days at the historic oval. Griffith dominated Friday’s 150-lap affair that served as the 2020 edition of the event after it was delayed by...
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Rising star Derek Griffith set to make South Alabama Speedway debut in Rattler 250

Derek Griffith, one of the hottest Super Late Model drivers in the country, will be making his South Alabama Speedway debut on Sunday for the 45th Annual Rattler 250. The 24-year-old native of Hudson, N.H., is coming off his second straight World Series of Asphalt Late Model championship held in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., as part of Florida Speedweeks last month. Just as impressive is he earned seven top-10 finishes in eight starts in the ARCA Menards Series in 2020.
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Derek Griffith Winning World Series Championships “The Hard Way”

The world of Super Late Models is undoubtedly centered in the South, with drivers like Bubba Pollard and Stephen Nasse gobbling up the big prizes. But for the last two years, it’s been New Englander Derek Griffith who’s been on top of the division at the World Series of Asphalt at New Smyrna.
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Repeat performance at World Series for Derek Griffith

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Stephen Nasse won the big race, but Derek Griffith will again wear the crown. Nasse led every lap of the annual Orange Blossom 100 that closed out the week for the Super Late Model division, allowing him to complete a sweep of the 100-lap features for the Super Late Model and Pro Late Model divisions at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway on consecutive days.
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Derek Griffith & Patrick Emerling Get It Right

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – A lot has gone wrong so far for Derek Griffith and Patrick Emerling during the 55th World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing, but Tuesday night they got it right. The 50-lap Super Late Model feature belonged to defending division champion Griffith. Earlier in the...
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Derek Griffith takes Saturday New Smyrna SLM victory

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Derek Griffith finished on the podium during Friday’s David Rogers Super Late Model feature that opened the 55th World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway, but that simply wasn’t enough for the driver from New Hampshire. Fast forward to Saturday and...
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Derek Griffith Back In Front At New Smyrna

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Derek Griffith finished on the podium during Friday‘s David Rogers Super Late Model feature that opened the 55th World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway, but that simply wasn‘t enough for the driver from New Hampshire. Fast forward to Saturday and...
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Derek Griffith Joins Venturini for Two ARCA Races

After debuting last year in the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA Menards Series East, Derek Griffith has joined Venturini Motorsports for two ARCA races this season, he announced Thursday, Jan. 14. Griffith will drive the No. 55 Toyota in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 13 as...