Reading to Granite Quarry ES

Reading to Granite Quarry ES

  Reading to 2nd grade students at Granite Quarry ES for Read Across America Week!

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DAVIS FINISHES A REPSPECTIBLE 19TH AT DAYTONA

DAVIS FINISHES A REPSPECTIBLE 19TH AT DAYTONA

Mooresville, NC (February 24, 2013)- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Dusty Davis returned to Daytona this past weekend for NextEra Energy Resources 250. Davis qualified 31st and stayed out of trouble throughout the race to bring the Accell Construction Chevy truck #1 home in 19th and in one piece. “We felt going into the race the truck would not qualify well, but would race well. During the race we were fortunate to stay out of the wrecks and have a good finish.  Rick Ware Racing and all the guys did a...

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Dusty Davis will drive the NextEra Energy Resources 250

Dusty Davis will drive the NextEra Energy Resources 250

Thomasville, NC (February 15, 2012) – Rick Ware Racing announced today that 20 year old Dusty Davis will drive the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona. “I had the pleasure to meet Dusty in 2009 before he made the move east. He was coming off multiple karting and Legend car championships making a statement in late models with multiple wins on the west coast. He has done a great job in the west series, trucks and Nationwide. He finished 13th last year at Daytona after running top 10 all night. With...

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DAVIS DROPS OUT EARLY DUE TO CLUTCH FAILURE

DAVIS DROPS OUT EARLY DUE TO CLUTCH FAILURE

Mooresville, NC (November 18, 2012)- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Dusty Davis returned to Homestead this past weekend for Ford EcoBoost 200. Davis qualified 23st and by lap 26 had worked his way up to 18th before clutch failure put early end to his day causing him to finish in 34rd position. “It was a tough day for the team and I want to thank the Dave Fuge and the crew for working so hard to get me to the race track. I would also like to thank Bragg Racing Group, Thunder Exhaust, Speedy-Polish.com,...

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Over one hundred students reached the 300 mile marker

Over one hundred students reached the 300 mile marker

June 8, 2012 (Mooresville, NC) Granite Quarry Elementary School recently wrapped up the “Driven to Read” reading incentive program. Over one hundred students reached the 300 mile marker, which required that each student read for a total of 4,500 minutes during the school year. The entire school body read 108,382 miles for a grand total school wide of 1,625,730 minutes. Students earned 1 mile for every 15 minutes spent reading. National spokesperson Dusty Davis stated, “I am really impressed with how...

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DAVIS’ DAY ENDS EARLY AT MARTINSVILLE

DAVIS’ DAY ENDS EARLY AT MARTINSVILLE

Mooresville, NC (April 2, 2012)- NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Dusty Davis returned to Martinsville this past weekend for Kroger 250.   Davis qualified 21th and worked his way up to 18th before an early pit stop due to overheating sent him to the rear of the field, thirty laps later Davis was back on pit road with the same issue. After a lengthy pit stop he returned to the track five laps down with the goal of moving forward before rear end gear failure put an early end to his day causing him...

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Dusty Davis will return to the Martinsville Speedway

Dusty Davis will return to the Martinsville Speedway

Mooresville, NC (Mar. 27,2012)- NASCAR Camping World Series driver Dusty Davis will return to the Martinsville Speedway this weekend to race in the Kroger 250, where last year Davis ran as high as five place prior to a late race incident. After a strong thirteenth place finish at Daytona, Davis is currently in third place in Rookie of the Year points. Davis hopes to be able to secure sponsorship enabling him to run a full season and contend for the Rookie of the Year Championship. Davis will once again pilot the...

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DUSTY DAVIS FINISHES 13TH IN DAYTONA DEBUT

DUSTY DAVIS FINISHES 13TH IN DAYTONA DEBUT

Racer: No. 15 Arrington Racing/Thunder Exhaust Ram Truck Race: Next Era Energy Resources 250 Mooresville, NC (February 27, 2012)- Arrington Racing driver Dusty Davis brought the Thunder Exhaust Ram Truck to the checkered flag in 13th for his Daytona Superspeedway debut. Davis qualified 16th for the Next Era Energy Resources 250 and quickly made his way up front running 7th by lap 35 before a pit stop sent him to the back of the field. Davis charged forward and was running 14th with ten to go when his truck...

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Davis Will Debut In Truck Series This Week

Mooresville, NC (Feb. 20, 2012) – Dusty Davis will make his Daytona debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this week. The 19 year old rookie driver from Las Vegas, Nevada ran a limited schedule in the NCWTS last year, this coming year Davis hopes to secure sponsorship enabling him to run a full season so he can contend for the Rookie of the Year Championship. Davis will pilot the No.15 Arrington Racing/Thunder Exhaust Ram Truck at Daytona. Davis said, “I want to thank Thunder Exhaust for coming on...

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Granite Quarry students are truly Driven to Read!

Granite Quarry students are truly Driven to Read!

Granite Quarry students are truly Driven to Read this year! Books are being read, teachers are having conferences, minutes are being calculated, and those miles keep adding up! Granite students were surprised by a visit from Dusty Davis, NASCAR Camping World Series driver and Dylan Smith, NASCAR Drive for Diversity driver on Wednesday, December 21. These “Reading Racers” encouraged students to keep on reading and reach their goals! On Thursday, December 22 each homeroom sent their high mileage reader...

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Blackburn Elementary School in Newton

Blackburn Elementary School in Newton

Mooresville, NC (October 15, 2011) – NASCAR Camping World Series driver Dusty Davis will be visiting Blackburn Elementary School in Newton, NC on Thursday, October 27 to kick off the non-profit reading incentive program Driven to Read. Davis, who is the national spokesperson for the reading initiative Driven to Read, is passionate about the subject. “Reading is extremely important. I hope to inspire kids to start reading from an early age so they not only understand just how important it is, but also enjoy...

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Mt. View Elementary School in Hickory

Mt. View Elementary School in Hickory

Mooresville, NC (Oct. 15, 2011) – NASCAR Camping World Series driver Dusty Davis kicked off the Driven to Read program at Mt. View Elementary School in Hickory, North Carolina on Friday, October 14, 2011. Davis, who is the national spokesperson for the reading initiative Driven to Read, is passionate about the subject, “I hope to inspire kids to start reading from an early age so they not only understand just how important it is, but also enjoy it as well.”, said Davis.

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NASCAR driver kicks off GQ Elementary Drive to Read

NASCAR driver kicks off GQ Elementary Drive to Read

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Davis Extends Program To North Carolina

Davis Extends Program To North Carolina

Mooresville, NC (Sept. 20, 2011) – NASCAR Camping World Series driver Dusty Davis will be kicking off the Driven to Read program at Granite Quarry Elementary School in Granite Quarry, North Carolina on Thursday, September 29. Driven to Read is a non-profit, merit based reading program designed to encourage youngsters to increase their reading proficiency through the power of racing. Aimed at elementary-age readers, children in the program must read for 15 minutes to gain one mile on the track. At preset...

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DAVIS TO VISIT SNOW CREEK E.S.

DAVIS TO VISIT SNOW CREEK E.S.

Mooresville, NC (August 30, 2011) – NASCAR Camping World Series driver Dusty Davis will be visiting Snow Creek Elementary School in Hickory, North Carolina Friday, September 2 to kick off Driven to Read, a reading incentive program. Davis, who is the national spokesperson for the non-profit reading initiative, is passionate about the subject. “Reading is extremely important. I hope to inspire kids to start reading from an early age so they not only understand just how important it is, but also enjoy it,”...

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