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February 27, 2021 - Clay Harris salvages seventh-place finish at Waycross with Southern Clash
Saturday night saw Clay Harris return to action at Waycross Motor Speedway (Waycross, Ga.) competing in two different divisions for the Davy Woodard Memorial. In a field of 16 cars, Harris posted the eighth fastest lap in Southern Clash time trials, which positioned him on the fourth row for the $2,589-to-win A-Main. After getting shuffled outside the Top-10 following a late-race restart, Clay clawed forward in the remaining distance to cross the line in seventh.

In the 602 Late Model ranks, Clay managed to record the sixth fastest lap in qualifying while fighting issues with his steering. Finding out the steering rack went bad with too little time to replace the part, Harris was a scratch from the 20-lap feature.

For full results from this event, please visit www.WayxSpeedway.com.

February 7, 2021 - Harris grabs first career DIRTcar Nationals feature win at Volusia
On Monday afternoon, Clay Harris entered Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) action at Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Fla.) attempting to compete with the national tour with an underpowered motor. Drawing 49 cars, Harris recorded an 11th place finish in his heat, transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature. Locking in the Top 2, Clay fell short with a 10th-place outing.

For another $10,000-to-win A-Main on Tuesday, Clay came in seventh in his heat, giving him one final shot at the LOLMDS Speedweeks finale with a B-Main appearance. Needing to place third or better, Harris fell two spots short with a fifth-place finish.

On Wednesday, Harris headed to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) competing in the UMP Modified ranks for the 50th annual DIRTcar Nationals. With a stout field of 94 Modifieds on hand, Clay followed up the fifth fastest time in his qualifying group with a third place finish in his heat. Slated to start the $1,000-to-win A-Main in 10th, Harris ran into electrical issues before the start that sidelined him for the remainder of the evening.

The following night, Clay edged his way into the feature with a fourth place finish in his heat. With $1,000 on the line, Harris faded six spots in the 20-lapper to record a 19th-place outing.

1For five rounds of features on Friday, Harris locked into the fourth-starting position for the A-Main via point standings leading up to Friday night. Overtaking front-row starter Troy Johnson on the fifth lap, Clay held off the field following a late-race caution to capture his fourth win of the season and a $700 payday. Johnson, John McClure, Mark Grosvenor, and Chris Smith trailed him to the checkers in the 15-lap affair. (Rob Sweeten photo)

With saturated grounds postponing Saturday night’s program to Sunday afternoon, Harris laid down the fourth fastest lap in his time trial group on Sunday before placing eighth in his heat race. Starting the $700-to-win A-Main in 32nd, Clay pulled off early in the 20-lapper on the fifth lap.

For full results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com and www.DIRTcar.com.

January 31, 2021 - Clay Harris enjoys two-win weekend in Late Model at North Florida; Mother Nature takes finale
Friday night found Clay Harris in action at North Florida Speedway (Lake City, Fla.) pulling double duty in the 602 Late Model and Modified ranks for the UMP Winternationals. Following the fourth fastest lap in his Modified group, Harris secured his spot into the opening night feature with a fourth place finish in his heat. With $1,000 on the line, Clay clawed forward one spot in the 25-lap affair to register a third-place finish behind Jason Garver and Lucas Lee with Jason Hughes and Tyler Nicely rounding out the Top-5.

1In his 602 Late Model, Clay cruised to a heat race win, which positioned him third on the starting gird for the A-Main. Executing a last-lap pass for the victory, Harris soared to his second triumph of the season.

On Saturday afternoon in a field of 24 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, Clay timed in seventh fastest overall in qualifying before placing second in his heat behind Allen Weisser. Starting the $1,200-to-win A-Main in fifth, Harris jumped up two spots in the 25-lapper to finish third, trailing Allen Weisser and Lucas Lee across the line with Drake Troutman and Brad DeYoung completing the Top-5 finishers.

1Starting the night off with a heat race victory in his Late Model on Saturday, Harris locked into the second-starting position for the A-Main. Jumping into the lead on the drop of the green flag, Clay led wire-to-wire to secure his second win in as many nights and third of the season. Taking the checkers ahead of Kyle Bridges and Brian Saunders, Harris pocketed $1,200.

Sunday night's finale fell victim to Mother Nature.

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

January 23, 2021 - Harris attends Lucas Oil opener at All-Tech Raceway
With Mother Nature winning Friday night’s program, Clay Harris was one of 57 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries on hand on Saturday evening at All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Fla.) for the series’ season opener. With the Top 3 from each heat race getting locked into the $15,000-to-win A-Main, Clay posted a sixth place finish, sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place second or better in his B-Main to make the show, Harris fell short with a 10th-place outing.

For full results from this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

January 16, 2021 - Clay Harris notches first win of the season in Sunshine Nationals at Volusia
Clay Harris kicked off his 2021 season on Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) pulling double duty in the 604 and 602 Late Model ranks for the DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals. With a stout field of 55 Crate Racin’ USA Winter Series entries converged in the pit area for the three-day event, Harris topped the charts in his qualifying group before placing second in his heat behind Johnny Collins. Starting the $1,500-to-win A-Main in 11th, Clay clawed forward one spot in the 25-lapper to register a 10th-place finish.

1In his 602 Late Model, Clay followed up the second fastest lap overall in qualifying with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Wiley McDaniel. Outrunning Nevin Gainey in the 25-lap feature, Harris soared to his first win of the season over Gainey, Tyler Sanders, Hunter Hood, and Trey Mills. He earned $1,000 for his efforts.

After Mother Nature wiped out Friday night’s program, Harris edged his way into the $10,000-to-win Crate Racin’ USA Winter Series sanctioned feature on Saturday evening with a third place finish in his heat. Rolling off 16th, Clay was an early retiree from the 30-lap affair on lap 20.

With 35 602 Late Models on hand on Saturday for the Sunshine Nationals finale, Clay outdueled Cody Overton in his heat race to pick up the 6-lap victory. Starting the feature in eighth, Harris faded two spots in the 30-lapper to finish 10th.

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

December 29, 2020 - Harris ends 2020 season with 12 wins; to open 2021 season at Volusia
With the Covid-19 pandemic limiting the number of events he could attend early in the 2020 season, Clay Harris competed in a total of 54 races behind the wheel of his Dunn-Rite Construction No. 6 Late Model and Modified entries. He amassed 12 wins, 25 Top-5 finishes, and 29 Top-10 performances.

His 2021 season will kick off on January 14th at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) for the Crate Racin' Winter Shoout Series-sanctioned Sunshine Nationals.

December 12, 2020 - Clay Harris caps off 2020 season with win at Waycross
1 Saturday saw Clay Harris return to action at Waycross Motor Speedway (Waycross, Ga.) pulling double duty in the 602 and 604 Late Model ranks. In a field of 23 604 Late Models, Harris laid down the fourth fastest time overall in qualifying before placing second in the Dash. After a botched start on the opening lap of the feature realigned the field, Harris maneuvered around polesitter Rhett Carter on the ensuing restart on the high-side to assume command of the top spot. Dominating the remainder of the 30-lapper, Clay cruised to his 12th win of the season over Kelly Walker, Wil Herrington, Ryan Carter, and Tom Jones. He pocketed $5,000 for his efforts.

In his 602 Late Model, Clay battled an ill-handling car early in the night to finish fourth in the 40-lap feature.

For full results from this event, please visit www.WayxSpeedway.com.

December 5, 2020 - Harris rules 602 Late Model Nationals at All-Tech for 11th win of 2020
1 After Mother Nature wiped out Friday night’s preliminary events, Clay Harris returned to All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Fla.) on Saturday afternoon for the Reeds Metals 602 Nationals. Drawing 26 Late Models, Clay followed up the second fastest time overall in time trials behind John Ruggiero Jr. with a 10-lap heat race victory. Earning the second-starting position for the A-Main, Harris wheeled past pacesetter John Ruggiero Jr. on lap 38 and turned back challenges from Russell Brown Jr. following a late-race restart to pick up his 11th win of the season and a $5,000 payday. He took the checkers ahead of Garrett Mosley, Russell Brown Jr., Trey Mills, and Jason Fitzgerald. (Lovin' Dirt Photography)

For full results from this event, please visit www.AllTechRaceway.com.

November 22, 2020 - Harris bags two-win weekend at Volusia and Needmore
1Clay Harris visited Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) on Friday night to compete in the Modified and Late Model ranks for the seventh annual Emil & Dale Reutimann Memorial. After mechanical issues saw him withdraw from Modified competition before he was able to qualify, Harris started the night off with a heat race victory in his 602 Late Model, locking him into the fourth-starting position for the A-Main. Outrunning front-row starter Dustin Carter, Clay soared to his 10th win of the season over Carter, Trey Mills, Brenden Smith, and Dusty Sparkman. He pocketed a $1,000 payday for his efforts.

On Saturday, Harris and the team packed up and headed to Needmore Speedway (Norman Park, Ga.) for the two-day Early Bird 50. Drawing 27 Southern Clash Late Model Series entries, Clay secured his spot into Saturday night’s $5,000-to-win A-Main with a third place finish in his heat.

1Earning the second-starting position for Sunday afternoon’s 602 Late Model feature via preliminary events, Clay cruised to his 11th win of the season over Jordan Lockhart, Ronnie Lee Newsome, Matt Broadway, and Jonah Bozeman. (Billy Dean Photography)

Starting the Early Bird 50 in 13th, Harris rebounded to finish 14th after suffering a flat right-rear tire while challenging for a top-10 spot.

For full results from these events, please visit www.VolusiaRacing.com and www.RaceNeedmoreSpeedway.com.

October 31, 2020 - Top 5 finish in Short Track Championship at Charlotte
Friday night found Clay Harris in action at the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, N.C.) pulling double duty in the Crate Late Model and Modified ranks for the Drydene World Short Track Championships. In a stout field of 51 Late Models, Harris came in eighth fastest in his time trial group before placing placing third in his heat.

In his Wilkerson Farms No. 6 Modified with an underpowered motor, Clay followed up the fifth fastest time in his group with a fifth place finish in his heat race.

1Starting Saturday night’s $4,000-to-win World Short Track Championship Late Model feature in 18th, Harris advanced through the field 14 spots in the 30-lap affair to place fourth behind John Ruggiero Jr., Kyle Bronson, and Gray Parton with Cody Overton coming in fifth. (Brian McLeod photo | Dirt Scenes)

With $4,000 on the line in the Modified feature, Clay gained two spots in the 30-lapper to come home 15th.

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