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SEST Spotlight Driver of the Week: Taylor Nesbitt By: Ronnie “Crate” Payne

By most standards, blonde headed, 17 year old Taylor Nesbitt doesn’t quite fit the mold of “race car driver”. Her Dad, Martin “Mart” Nesbitt, was the racer in the family having ran locally at the Asheville Motor Speedway then moving on up to the Hooters Cup Series for a number of ...

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SEST Spotlight Driver: Matt Leicht By: Ronnie “Crate” Payne

Matt Leicht, along with his brother Kevin, knew racing would be a huge part of their life by the time he could say “race car”. His Mom Sharon’s family had been involved in racing with her brother Jr. Franks competing in tracks all around Western N.C. for the last 30 ...

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SEST Spotlight Driver of the Week: Tyler Worley

Eighteen year old Tyler Worley began his racing career when he was just 13 years old. Instead of starting out in go karts as many young racers do, Worley jumped right into “big” bulky stock cars. He started out in the Street Stock division racing in the weekly series at ...

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The SEST Spotlight: Ed Surrett

Ed Surrett is a driver in the Southeast Super Trucks but has been racing for 25 years locally in his native Asheville, NC.  Even though no one directly within his family was involved with racing, Surrett did grow up at the race track and that sparked his interest with racing. Surrett ...

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The SEST Spotlight: Kevin Leicht

Racing has been in the heart of Kevin Leicht since before he could walk. Leicht’s dad, Gene, has been building race cars for over 30 years. When old enough Leicht started working alongside his dad. That was when Leicht’s passion for racing started. Leicht began racing Go Karts when he ...

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The SEST Spotlight: Kenneth Headen

The SouthEast Super Truck series, SEST, was started in 2011 by Jeff Myers who wanted to offer short track racers a cost-effective and competitive series to vie for wins. The 10 races in the season take place at great venues in NC, SC, TN, and VA and are never further ...

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