1April 22nd, 2017 - Shane Clanton didn’t just win Saturday night’s ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series event at Senoia Raceway. He decimated the field in his Weldbank Energy #25 Super K Express/ Capital Race Car/ Penske Shocks/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model as he took the checkered flag by almost nine seconds over his closest competitor. (Francis Hauke photo)

"We built a new Capital Race Car this week in two days, and it proved tonight how good we are," said Clanton, who credited his crew and a change to Penske Shocks for his performance. “Marshall [Green] and everybody at Capital Race Cars has been busting their tails to help us get back to Victory Lane. We’ve made some changes within our program as well the past few weeks and we are seeing immediate results.”

Clanton made the short trip to Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) on Saturday night to compete in the $4,000-to-win, ULTIMATE Southeast Series Super Late Model Series event. With 33 entries on hand, Shane earned the 3rd-starting spot for the feature event, and by lap 2 he had taken control of the lead. Once out front he drove away from the field to claim the victory by 8.734 seconds at the 3/8-mile oval. Zach Leonhardi, Casey Roberts, Michael Page, and Jason Welshan completed the Top-5 finishers.

Full results are available at www.ULTIMATEsupers.com.

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1April 11th, 2017 - Shane Clanton and the Weldbank Energy Team are excited to welcome Penske Shocks onboard for the 2017 season.

“After long consideration and evaluation, we’ve decided to change our brand of shocks to Penske,” noted Clanton on Tuesday morning. “They have a really great product, and I couldn’t be more excited about our new partnership.”

Clanton concluded by saying, “We’re already off to a great start, and I’m really enjoying working with Ronny [Crooks] and Aaron [Lambert] from Penske. I think this will be a great partnership for everyone involved.”

For more information on Penske, please visit www.PenskeShocks.com.

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April 11th, 2017 - Shane Clanton and the Weldbank Energy Team are excited to welcome Penske Shocks onboard for the 2017 season.

“After long consideration and evaluation, we’ve decided to change our brand of shocks to Penske,” noted Clanton on Tuesday morning. “They have a really great product, and I couldn’t be more excited about our new partnership.”

Clanton concluded by saying, “We’re already off to a great start, and I’m really enjoying working with Ronny [Crooks] and Aaron [Lambert] from Penske. I think this will be a great partnership for everyone involved.”

For more information on Penske, please visit www.PenskeShocks.com.

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1April 8th, 2017 - On Saturday night Shane Clanton made the short trip to Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) for the Dixie Short Track Spring Championship. Laying down the fastest time overall in a field of 16 Super Late Models, Clanton earned the pole position for the main event. Leading all 40-laps, Shane Clanton cruised to his third victory of the season over Derek Ellis, Jake Knowles, Jason Croft, and Aaron Ridley. Clanton pocketed a $3,000 payday for his dominant performance in the feature.

Full results are available at www.DixieSpeedway.com.

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1April 2nd, 2017 - Following the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series to Farmer City Speedway (Farmer City, Illinois), Shane Clanton was one of 41 Super Late Models signed in on Saturday night for the two-day Illini 100. After laying down the fastest time in his group, Clanton charged to a 10-lap heat race victory positioning him 7th on the starting grid for the $15,000-to-win A-Main. Hanging on to his starting spot for all 75-laps, Shane registered a 7th place finish.

1The following night for the rescheduled $6,000-to-win show, Clanton secured his spot into the feature with a 3rd place finish in his heat race. Starting in 9th for the 25-lap finale, Shane jumped up two positions to place 7th. (Jim DenHamer photo)

Shane jumped up to tenth in the World of Outlaws point standings. Full results are available at www.WoOLMS.com.

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1March 26th, 2017 - Behind the wheel of the Weldbank Energy #25 Super Late Model, Shane Clanton traveled to Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi) on Friday evening for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned contest. In a field of 45 cars, Clanton logged a 9th place finish in his heat race sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the Top 3, Shane fell short with a 4th place outing forcing him to use a provisional into the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Starting in 23rd, Clanton held his spot for all 50-laps recording a 23rd place outing.

After persistent rain in the area cancelled Saturday’s WoO show at I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas), Shane headed to Lonestar Speedway (Kilgore, Texas) on Sunday. Following the sixth fastest time in his qualifying group, Clanton locked his spot into the A-Main with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Timothy Culp. With $8,000 on the line, Shane slipped back to a 14th place outing in the 40-lap affair.

Shane sits in eleventh in the World of Outlaws point standings. Full results are available at www.WoOLMS.com.

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1March 18th, 2017 - Preparing for the World of Outlaws weekend, Shane Clanton invaded Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) on Saturday night for the track’s season opener. Starting the night off by posting the fastest time overall in qualifying, Clanton earned the pole position for the feature. Holding off a late-race charge from another competitor, Clanton led every lap of the A-Main to capture his second victory of the season over Kenny Collins, Cody King, Lamar Haygood, and Mason Massey.  

Full results are available at www.SenoiaRaceway.com.

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1February 25th, 2017 - On Monday Shane Clanton returned to action at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) for the opening night of the UMP DIRTcar Nationals. With 43 cars signed in, Clanton followed up the 3rd fastest time in his qualifying group with a 3rd place finish in his heat to lock his spot into the A-Main. With $7,000 on the line, Shane charged through the field six spots in the 30-lapper scoring a 4th place finish behind Chris Madden, Brian Shirley, and Tyler Erb with Dennis Erb Jr. coming in 5th.

1Starting Tuesday off by recording the fastest time overall in a field of 48 cars, Shane went on to capture a 8-lap heat race win sending him into the redraw. Receiving the 3rd-starting position for the main event, Shane jumped up one position landing a runner-up finish behind Brandon Sheppard with Brian Shirley, Darrell Lanigan, and Rodney Sanders completing the Top 5 finishers. (Heath Lawson photos)

1After persistent rain in the area cancelled Wednesday’s and Thursday’s nights program,  Shane was one of 48 cars signed in at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Friday for the final two World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned events. Laying down the fastest time overall in qualifying, Shane went on to capture a heat race win from the pole position. Receiving the 2nd-starting position for the feature after the redraw, Clanton jumped out into the lead on the drop of the green flag. Battling through dense fog in the early laps of the A-Main, Shane held the top spot until the lap 23 when race officials made the decision to end the race due to the limited vision. Scoring his first victory of the season and a $10,000 payday, Eric Wells, Tim McCreadie, Rick Eckert, and Brian Shirley completed the Top 5 finishers in the weather-shortened main event.

1Closing out the World of Outlaws DIRTcar Nationals on Saturday, Clanton secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win finale with a 2nd place finish in his heat race behind Dennis Erb Jr. With 40-laps to gain some ground, Shane dropped back to a 13th place outing. His performance on Saturday night was good enough to clinch the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals championship.

Shane is currently tied for the ninth in the World of Outlaws point standings. Full results are available at www.DIRTcarUMP.com and www.WoOLMS.com.

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1February 18th, 2017 - Shane Clanton kicked off the 2017 racing season on Friday night at Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Georgia) for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season-opener. Drawing 44 Super Late Models for the two-day Winter Freeze VII, Clanton recorded a 6th place finish in his heat sending him into the B-Main. Needing a 3rd place finish or better to make the show, Shane landed a runner-up finish behind Steve Casebolt locking his spot into the main event. Rolling off 19th for the $8,000-to-win opening night feature, Clanton ran into issues midway through the A-Main forcing him to make a quick trip into the pits. Battling back from the tail of the field, Shane logged a 20th place outing.

1The following night after laying down the fifth fastest qualifying time in his group, Clanton edged his way into the $10,000-to-win finale with the 4th and final transfer spot in his heat. Losing two positions in the 50-lap affair, Clanton recorded a 15th place finish. (Thomas Hendrickson photo)

Full results are available at www.WoOLMS.com.

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December 21st, 2016 - Competing in a total of 77 events throught the 2016 season, Shane Clanton registered ten wins overall. With the weather determining the outcome of six of his events, Clanton notched 59 Top 10 finishes and 41 Top 5 outings.

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1November 12th, 2016 - Behind the wheel of the Weldbank Energy #25 Super Late Model, Shane Clanton visited Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) on Friday night for the Southern Nationals Bonus Series sanctioned Showdown at Senoia. Drawing 34 entries for the two-day show, Clanton followed up the 3rd fastest time in his qualifying group with a heat race victory. Rolling off 2nd for the A-Main on Saturday evening, Shane jumped into the lead on the very first lap and never let go of the top spot to capture his tenth victory of the season. Holding off a late-race charge in the finals laps of the 60-lapper, Shane Clanton topped Michael Page, Brandon Overton, Chase Junghans, and Jimmy Owens to pick up the $10,000 top prize. (Thomas Hendrickson Photo)

Full results are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com/bonus_index.html.

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1November 5th, 2016 - Competing in the three-day National 100, Shane Clanton traveled to East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) on Friday for the unsanctioned weekend. In a field of 38 cars, Clanton secured his way into the feature with a consolation victory after failing to lock his spot via qualifying.  Starting in 13th, Shane advanced seven spots into the opening night feature posting a 6th place finish.

The following night in a field of 39 Super Late Models, Shane timed in 5th fastest in his qualifying group putting him 10th on the starting rundown for the $5,000-to-win preliminary A-Main. Breaking into the Top 5, Clanton improved five spots in the 42-lapper registering a 5th place finish behind Tim McCreadie, Don O’Neal, Brandon Overton, and Dennis Erb Jr.

1On Sunday with his spot into the $20,000-to-win finale already locked via his two performances the previous night's, Shane rolled off in the 3rd-starting position. Bringing out a caution on lap 55, Shane fell back to a 17th place outing after rejoining the field from the tail.

Full results are available at www.EAMSDirt.com.

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1October 29th, 2016 - Wrapping up the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season, Shane Clanton headed to the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina) on Friday night for the two-day Bad Boy Off Road World Finals. With 69 Super Late Models signed in, Clanton started the night off with a heat race victory locking his spot into the opening night $12,000-to-win A-Main. Starting in 5th, Shane held his spot for all 50-laps posting a 5th place finish behind Josh Richards, Chris Madden, Darrell Lanigan, and Brandon Overton.

1The following night in another field of 69 cars, Clanton capitalized off his starting spot in his heat scoring a heat race victory. Rolling off 3rd for the $12,000-to-win finale, Shane dropped out of the Top 5 registering a 6th place finish.

Shane finished second in the WoO points standings trailing Josh Richards by 268 points. Full results are available at www.WoOLMS.com.

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1October 22nd, 2016 - Running in the Ultimate Super Late Model Series sanctioned event, Shane Clanton made the short trip to Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) on Saturday for the Fall Brawl 40. In a field of 29 Super Late Models, Clanton timed in 2nd fastest behind Casey Roberts locking his spot into the $4,000-to-win main event. Holding his position for all 40-laps, Shane notched a runner-up finish behind Roberts with Chase Junghans, Austin Smith, and Tom Maddox rounding out the Top 5.

Full results are available at www.UltimateSupers.com.

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1October 15th, 2016 - Returning to the Super Late Model division, Shane Clanton invaded Duck River Raceway Park (Wheel, Tennessee) on Friday night for the Deep Fried 75. Drawing 35 Super Late Models for the Southern Nationals Bonus Series sanctioned weekend, Clanton followed up the 2nd fastest time in his qualifying group with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Donald McIntosh. Earning the 8th-starting position for the $13,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday evening, Shane fell back to a 16th place outing in the 75-lapper. (Connie Putnam Photo)

Full results are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com/bonus_index.html.

December 17th, 2015 - Making his way to a total of 65 events, Shane Clanton reeled in 15 wins during the 2015 season and his first career World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series points title. With the weather affecting 15 of his scheduled dates, Shane recorded a staggering 55 Top 10 finishes. He also finished the season with an impressive 47 Top 5 outings.