Delmas Conley Back in PRP Victory Lane; Conley's Gear Up for Huge Holiday Weekend!
(July 1, 2015 - WHEELERSBURG, OH) Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Delmas Conley stood tall in victory lane for the sixth time in 2015 on Saturday evening, June 27 at the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! Delmas timed in fifth fastest during the qualifying session prior to picking up the win in the fast dash. After starting the weekly main event from the pole position, Delmas led from flag-to-flag in the headliner to pocket the $2,000 payday over Chris Garnes, Rod Conley, Brandon Fouts, and Jake Keaton!
Rod Conley ran second in his heat race and later started the feature from the fifth row. "Hot Rod" then stormed to the front at PRP to claim the podium finish. His brother R.J. Conley was also in action on Saturday, but his evening was spoiled by mechanical troubles. R.J. set Fast Time in qualifying and finished sixth in the dash, but unfortunately broke the yoke on the transmission while running second in the A-Main, which dropped the Wheelersburg, Ohio native to a disappointing twenty-second place performance. Full results from Portsmouth Raceway Park can be viewed online at www.portsraceway.com.
Respect a Common Courtesy on North East Street Stock Tour
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Billy Moyer Back on Summer Nationals Tour After Sixth in Ray Houck Liberty 50
(July 1, 2015 - BATESVILLE, AR) With rain blanketing much of the Midwest over the June 26-27 weekend, Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) snuck north to Adams County Speedway in Corning, Iowa on Saturday evening for the 'Ray Houck Liberty 50.' The Lucas Oil MLRA Series, Corn Belt Clash, and MARS DIRTcar Series tri-sanctioned the single-day showdown and a $5,000 top prize was on the line.
Billy Moyer ran third in his loaded heat race and later started seventh on the grid in the 50-lap main event. During the course of the 'Ray Houck Liberty 50,' Billy climbed up inside of the top five before eventually settling for a sixth place effort. "Mr. Smooth" trailed only winner Jesse Stovall, Earl Pearson, Jr., Chris Spieker, Kyle Berck, and Ryan Gustin at the checkers. Complete results from Adams County Speedway can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com.
Thompson’s Top-Tier Fendered Division to Shine at the Dunkin’ Donuts Late Model 20/20 Sprint
(July 1, 2015 - Thompson, CT) – On Wednesday, July 8th, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) will host the 2nd annual Late Model 20/20 Sprint featuring TSMP’s premier fendered division. The first two 20-lap races will both give the opportunity for Late Model teams to earn championship points. The third 10-lap race, though not counting for points, will be factored into determining the purse for the evening, which includes a $1,000 prize for the race winner. As an added bonus, the winner will also earn a position as a guaranteed starter for the 100-lap American Canadian Tour race at the World Series on Oct. 16-18, 2015. Rick Gentes, who’s seen podium finishes in the first two Late Model races at TSMP this season, will be looking to claim these coveted prizes next Wednesday.
The Dunkin’ Donuts Late Model 20/20 Sprint will also include TSMP’s three other NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions of racing. The Sunoco Modifieds will start off the feature races for the evening around 6:15 PM, followed by the Mini Stocks, Late Model Sprints and finished off by the Xtramart Limited Sportsman division. The 20-lap race for the Limited Sportsman will be their second Triple Crown Championship points event.
Junghans Scores First-Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory on Night Two of Lernerville Speedway's Firecracker 100
Junghans Scores First-Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory On Night Two Of Lernerville Speedway’s Firecracker 100
Second-Year WoO LMS Regular Tops Veterans Bloomquist & Clanton For Impressive Firecracker 100 Preliminary Night Win
(SARVER, PA - June 26, 2015) - With two of the sport's top drivers behind him and a steady line of lapped traffic ahead of him, Chase Junghans expected his lead in Friday's Firecracker 100 preliminary feature at Lernerville Speedway to be shrinking.
Delmas Conley Wins Fifth Feature of 2015 in Night the Stars Come Out!
(June 25, 2015 - WHEELERSBURG, OH) Veteran standout Delmas Conley picked up his fifth feature win of the 2015 campaign during the special 'Night the Stars Come Out' at Atomic Speedway near Alma, Ohio on Wednesday evening, June 24! Delmas laid down the quickest lap overall during the qualifying session, but later slipped back to third in his loaded heat race. After starting the 30-lap main event from the inside of the fourth row, the 73-year-old Hall of Famer made his way to the front of the field in the first half of the race before wrestling the top spot away from Duane Chamberlain shortly after the halfway mark. Delmas then drove his familiar #71 Rocket Chassis to the $4,000 victory by besting Jackie Boggs, Duane Chamberlain, Greggie Oliver, and Matt Westfall!
The other three Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) drivers were also in attendance at Atomic Speedway for the unsanctioned program. Rod Conley won his heat race in preliminary action prior to scoring a solid sixth place effort in the feature event. R.J. Conley ran second in his heat race and ninth in the main event, while son J.T. Conley finished sixth in his heat race, third in the B-Main, and twelfth in the headliner. Complete results from the 'Night the Stars Come Out' show can be obtained by clicking on www.atomicspeedway.net.
Independence Day Weekend Tripleheader on Tap!
(WAYCROSS, GA - June 26, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will celebrate the Independence Day weekend with three events at three different venues. All three events will feature an action-packed program that includes: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event.
This blockbuster weekend begins on Thursday, July 2, when 201 Speedway in Sitka, KY, hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the inaugural running of the "Bob Miller Memorial." The nation's top dirt late model talents will battle a strong contingent of local and regional standouts at the historic, 3/8-mile oval. The Open Wheel Modified division will also be in competition. Jimmy Owens roared from his 17th starting position and survived a 3-wide battle for the lead with five laps remaining to win last year's event at 201 Speedway. For tickets and more information, visit: www.201speedway.net.
KAZ GRALA TRAVELS TO CALIFORNIA FOR HIS NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES WEST DEBUT AT SONOMA RACEWAY
(DAYTONA BEACH, FL - June 26, 2015) - As the temperature begins to rise, so does the intensity for Kaz Grala and Ben Kennedy Racing as they head west to Sonoma Raceway for the Carneros 200 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West event on June 27.
The Boston native has a diverse resume in terms of road coarse competition including two top-fives in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East road course starts last year.
Billy Moyer Eyes Summer Nationals Shows at Paducah and Pevely this Weekend
(June 25, 2015 - BATESVILLE, AR) The Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) team will return to dirt-slinging action with the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals Series over the June 26-27 weekend in the states of Kentucky and Missouri. On Friday night, the Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Kentucky will play host to a $10,000 to win "Hell Tour" showdown. The Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri will then do the same on Saturday evening. Billy Moyer has an astonishing 89 career Summer Nationals victories and has multiple big-race wins at both PIR and I-55. More information concerning the doubleheader weekend can be accessed online at www.thehelltour.com.
Last week, Billy and his #21 team entered two UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tilts, both of which paid $10,000 to the winner. On Wednesday, June 17, the Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa took center stage and Billy started off his night by knocking down the fastest lap overall of the 25 entrants during the qualifying session. After running second in his heat race, Billy wound up sixth in the final rundown of the 50-lap main event behind only victor Billy Moyer, Jr., Chris Simpson, Bobby Pierce, Shannon Babb, and Chad Simpson.
Richards Highlights Northern Tour with Victory at Brighton Speedway
(SHINNSTON, WV - June 25, 2015) - Josh Richards scored his 53rd-career World of Outlaws Late Model Series win Saturday night at Brighton Speedway, highlighting the Series three-race Great Northern Tour through New York and Canada.
Starting the Northern Tour Thursday evening at Fonda (N.Y.) Speedway, Richards began his night on a promising note posting the fastest circuit in hot laps. He then qualified second, which lined him up in the pole position for his heat race. Richards quickly drove away from the field on the first lap and looked to be well on his way to a heat race win, when his engine failed coming out of Turn 2 on the last lap. Though he had a blown motor, the Rocket driver had such a commanding lead he was able to limp his No. 1 machine home to a second place finish. Unfortunately, the team was forced to unload the backup car and was put to the rear of the field for the start of the 40-lap feature event. Starting 24th in a brand new backup car with no laps on it, Richards was on a mission to find his way back toward the front of the field. It didn't take him long, as the 27-year-old was scored in 17th in just three laps. He continued to methodically make his way through the field and was running in 10th at the halfway mark. With a never give up attitude, Richards was able to drive his way to a seventh-place finish in the remaining 20 laps to turn what could have been a disastrous evening in to a solid top-10 finish.