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1March 31st, 2012 - On Saturday night Eric entered a Weekly Racing Series Event at Columbus Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi). After arriving at the track late due to hauler issues, Eric qualified seventh fastest to earn the seventh starting spot for the main event. During the course of the feature he would advance to a third place finish behind winner, Ronny Lee Hollingsworth, and Brian Rickman. Full results are available at www.ColumbusSpeedway.net.

March 24th, 2012 - The team traveled to Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi) on Saturday night for a $2,500-to-win, MIssissippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) event. Twenty-nine cars registered for battle, and after qualifying fourth fastest in his group, Eric finished seventh in the dash to lock into the seventh starting spot for the main event. Cooley would battle in the top ten early in the event before bad luck struck as mechanical woes sent him pitside. He was credited with a 22nd place finish. Full results are available at www.StateSeries.com.

March 17th, 2012 - Eric pulled double duty on Saturday night at Columbus Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) during the 17th Annual James King Memorial as he took his #33b Bryson Motorsports/Barry Wright Crate Late and his #33c 78 Towing & Recovery/Victory Circle By Moyer/Jeff Burns Racing Engine Super Late Model into battle. The Super Late Model portion of the program was sanctioned by theMississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) as 36 cars entered the $5,000-to-win event. Via time trials Eric locked into the dash for the feature event. In the dash he finished eighth, which earned him the 8th starting spot for the feature. During the course of the 50 lap main event, he would advance to a fifth place finish behind race winner, Terry English, Scott Dedwylder, Kyle Beard, and Brian Rickman.

In the $700-to-win, Crate Late Model event Eric began the night by registering the fastest lap of the night in qualifications, which earned him $100 plus the pole position for the feature. He would grab the lead quickly in the feature and never looked back on his way to the win, which was his first of the year and the first for Norman Bryson. Full results are available at www.ColumbusSpeedway.net.

March 12th, 2012 - Welcome to the redesigned and relaunched website for Eric Cooley from Fulton, Mississippi. Eric is 21-years-old, and the 2012 season marks his twelfth year of competition. In 2012 he is piloting his #33c Cooley Motorsports/Victory Circle by Moyer/Jeff Burns Racing Engine Super Late Model as well as the #33b Bryson Motorsports/Barry Wright Crate Late Model in select events. The next scheduled event for the team is the 17th Annual James King Memorial this Saturday, March 17th at Columbus Speedway (Columbus,Mississippi).

March 4th, 2012 - Eric opened his 2012 campaign over the weekend as he pulled double-duty in the 15th Annual Bama Bash at Green Valley Speedway (Glencoe, Alabama). With a $15,015-to-win, Super Late Model purse on the line Cooley began his weekend on Saturday by qualifying second fastest in his group to earn the second starting spot for his heat race. He would battle for the lead early in the heat before jumping the cushion, which caused him to fall four spots to a sixth place finish. With only the top four cars moving onto the feature, he was forced to run the consolation event on Sunday evening. After starting sixth on the grid in the consolation race, Cooley advanced to a third place finish to lock into the 19th starting spot for the 75 lap finale. Passing would be difficult in Sunday night's finale, and Eric would retire early to a 20th place finish.

Cooley also took part in the Crate Late Model portion of the program, and would qualify fourth fastest of the 32 entries on hand on Saturday evening to lock into the fourth starting spot for Sunday night's finale. During the feature, Eric would slide back three spots to record a seventh place finish. Full results are available at www.GreenValleySpeedway.com.