March 04, 2015

MONSTER JAM® TO DEBUT NEW SHOW AT BUBBA RACEWAY PARK IN OCALA

by Scott McAllister
(Palmetto, FL) MONSTER JAM®, the world’s largest specialized motor sports live event tour playing to over 5 million fans annually and televised on FOX Sports 1, will debut an all-new event format at the tour’s return to Ocala and Bubba Raceway Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday April 17th – 19th. Looking to continue its explosive growth and attendance, Monster Jam drives into the Ocala / Gainesville market following record setting sold out 2015 events inside Florida’s major stadium venues including Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium, Orlando’s Citrus Bowl Stadium, and Jacksonville’s EverBank Field. 1,500-horsepower, 10,000-pound Monster Jam Trucks will headline the Bubba Raceway Park event, but will compete in a new and never before seen format and competition. For the first time, 8 Monster Jam trucks will compete in Ocala (previous shows featured 6 trucks), with the monster trucks split into 2 teams creating a team versus team competition format. Never before and maybe never again, Team Grave Digger will feature FOUR Grave Digger team trucks including Grave Digger The Legend, Son Uva Digger, Grave Digger, and a to be announced 4th Grave Digger team truck. The four-truck Grave Digger team will face off against a team of Monster Jam’s bad boys including Mohawk Warrior, Monster Mutt Rottweiler, Metal Mulisha, and Dooms Day. Fans will be thrilled by eight of the biggest names on the Monster Jam World Tour, with 7 of these 8 trucks having never before appeared in Ocala. Equally as… read more
February 28, 2015

Attention Race Fans

by Scott McAllister
After consulting with drivers and teams, Bubba Raceway Park and Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Officials have cancelled tonight's event due to inclement weather and there will be no make-up date. Join us next Friday for opening night of our 2015 racing… read more
February 28, 2015

It's all Reutzel at Bubba Raceway Park with Lucas Oil ASCS

by Scott McAllister
OCALA, Fla. (February 27, 2015) The Lucas Oil American Sprint Series presented by MAVTV American Real paid its first visit Florida's Bubba Raceway Park with Aaron Reutzel picking up his second Protect the Harvest A-Feature win of the 2015 season.… read more
February 23, 2015

DARLAND STRETCHES NATIONAL WIN STREAK TO 23 YEARS WITH SUNDAY OCALA WIN

by BRP Media
Ocala, Florida…….Dave Darland added to the most impressive streak in USAC history on Sunday night at Bubba Raceway Park, as he added another AMSOIL National Sprint Car win to his list and made it 23 consecutive seasons with at least one win in a… read more
February 22, 2015

NIGHT 2 "WINTER DIRT GAMES" WIN BELONGS TO BACON

by BRP Media
Ocala, Florida…….Defending AMSOIL Sprint Car National Champion Brady Bacon wasted very little time getting himself into the win column with the 2015 tour, as he led all thirty laps and held on after a final-lap challenge from Chase Stockon to take… read more
February 21, 2015

BALLOU OPENS 2015 WITH "WINTER DIRT GAMES VI" WIN

by BRP Media
Ocala, Florida…….Robert Ballou opened the 2015 AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship much the way he ended last season, as he fended off 2014 series champion Brady Bacon and drove away for the opening night win in “Winter Dirt Games VI.” The… read more

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World of Outlaw Late Model Night #1 Feb. 14, 2014

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WITH A FULL MOON ABOVE, THE GROUND POUNDING WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODELS HIT THE SUPER FAST TRACK, THEY WERE READY FOR THE NIGHT WITH FAST TIME BEING SET BY BRANDON SHEPPARD WITH A QUICK 14.872 LAP TIME. HEAT RACE HONORS WENT TO BRANDON SHEPPARD, THE SECOND HEAT TO BRANDON OVERTON AND THIRD TO BRADY SMITH. THE LAST CHANCE RACE ACTION WAS WON BY MORGAN BAGLEY WITH TIM MCCREADIE, RAYMOND MESSILL AND CASEY ROBERTS MOVING ON TO THE A MAIN.
 
ON THE FRONT ROW FOR THE A MAIN WAS #2 OF BRADY SMITH AND THE #58 OF MARK WHITENER TAKING THE FIELD TO THE GREEN WITH 22 OUTLAWS RUNNING  NOSE TO TAIL.COMING OUT OF TURN FOUR. LEADING LAP ONE WAS BRADY SMITH. BY LAP SIX THE TOP THREE OF SMITH,LANIGAN AND SHEPPARD WERE WORKING THIER WAY THROUGH LAP TRAFFIC AND CHECKING OUT. THERE WAS A TIGHT BATTLE GOING ON BETWEEN BRANDON OVERTON AND RICK ECKERT FOR THE 4TH AND 5TH PLACE POSITION.LAP 29 SAW BRANDON SHEPPARD PASS LANIGAN FOR THE SECOND SPOT. LOCAL HOT SHOE MARK WHITENER OFF THE TRACK ON LAP 14 WITH MECHANCIAL ISSUES. DALTON MYERS HAD THE FANS ON THIER FEET AS HIS CAR WAS SIDEWAY ON THE FRONT STRECTH , HE HELD ON TO IT AND KEPT GOING. THE RACING ACTION WAS FAST AND FURIOUS WITH A CAUTION FREE RACE. BRADY SMITH TAKING THE CHECKERED FLAG FOR HIS 5TH CAREER WIN WITH THE WORLD OF OUTLAWS AND RECEIVING THE $7000.00  PAYDAY. FOLOWING SMITH WERE BRANDON SHEPPARD, DARRELL LANIGAN, RICK ECKERT AND TIM FULLER.
 
FLORIDA  MINISPRINTS WERE UP NEXT. TWENTY-TWO SPRINTERS TOOK THE GREEN FOR 20 LAPS. LEADING THE FIELD TO TURN ONE WAS KYLE LICK AND JIM YOUNG. THE CAUTION QUICKLY WAVED AS ROBBIE SMITH GOT SIDEWAYS AND TURNED OVER ON HIS SIDE IN TURN ONE. GREEN ONCE AGAIN ONLY TO GO ONE LAP AND THE CAUTION WOULD WAVE AGAIN FOR CONNOR BORAHS CAR STOPPED IN TURN TWO. GREEN FLYING AGAIN THIS TIME THERE WAS A FOUR WAY BATTLE FOR FIRST. JIM YOUNG, KYLE LICK, JOHN MOSS AND DAVID HALL SWAPPING POSITIONS TO LEAD THE WAY.
 
RED FLAG WAS OUT ON LAP 7 AS THE #33 SPRINTER OF CARLIE YENT AND THE #243 OF BOB TONEY GOT TOGETHER AND HIT HARD HEAD ON INTO THE TURN FOUR WALL. BOTH CARLIE AND BOB WOULD BE OKAY BUT THIER CARS WOULD NOT BE. GREEN OUT ONCE MORE THE #8 OF JIM YOUNG WOULD TAKE A COMMANDING LEAD AND TAKE THE FIELD ALL THE WAY TO THE CHECKERED FLAG. FOLLOWING YOUNG WOULD BE ROBBIE SMITH RECOVERING FROM BAD LUCK EARLIER  IN LAP ONE. KYLE LICK WAS THIRD ,JAMES MORRIS WAS FOURTH AND CHAD SANDT WAS FIFTH.
 
 
GREAT OPENING NIGHT OF HOT DIRT TRACK ACTION WAS SEEN BY OUR GREAT FANS. JOIN US TONIGHT FOR ANOTHER NIGHT OF RACING ACTION AND FUN. GATES OPEN AT 4:00 AND RACING AT 7:00.
 

Results of World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Bubba Army Dirt Late Model Winter Nationals’ Night 1 at Bubba Raceway Park (Finishing Position/Start/Driver/Laps Completed/Money Won):

1. (1) Brady Smith/35 $7,050
2. (4) Brandon Sheppard/35 $3,500
3. (3) Darrell Lanigan/35 $2,650
4. (12) Rick Eckert/35 $2,400
5. (7) Tim Fuller/35 $2,050
6. (10) Shane Clanton/35 $1,650
7. (9) Mike Marlar/35 $1,900
8. (15) Ivedent Lloyd Jr./35 $1,300
9. (20) Tim McCreadie/35 $1,450
10. (18) Frankie Heckenast Jr./35 $1,050
11. (5) Brandon Overton/35 $950
12. (6) Eric Wells/35 $950
13. (13) Chase Junghans/34 $800
14. (11) Chub Frank/34 $850
15. (14) Jack Sullivan/34 $700
16. (19) Morgan Bagley/34 $680
17. (17) Clint Smith/34 $660
18. (16) Dalton Myers/34 $640
19. (21) Raymond Merrill/34 $620
20. (23) Rick ‘Boom’ Briggs/33 $600
21. (22) Casey Roberts/17 $600
22. (8) Austin Kirkpatrick/14 $600
23. (2) Mark Whitener/13 $700
24. (24) John Winge/3 $625

* Earnings include Winners Circle program and cash contingency award bonuses

Time of Race: 9 Mins., 28.214 Secs.

Margin of Victory: 0.367 Secs.

Yellow Flags: None

Lap Leaders: B. Smith (1-35)

Provisional Starters: Briggs, Winge

WoO LMS ‘Bonus Bucks’ Winner: Marlar ($500)

Ohlins Shocks Time Trial Results (Position/No./Driver/Hometown/Best Lap):

1. 1-Brandon Sheppard/New Berlin, IL 14.872
2. 76-Brandon Overton/Appleton, GA 15.176
3. 29-Darrell Lanigan/Union, KY 15.215
4. 58-Mark Whitener/Middleburg, FL 15.222
5. 18-Eric Wells/Hazard, KY 15.244
6. 2-Brady Smith/Solon Springs, WI 15.246
7. 18c-Chase Junghans/Manhattan, KS 15.275
8. 11-Austin Kirkpatrick/Ocala, FL 15.309
9. 157-Mike Marlar/Winfield, TN 15.310
10. 25-Shane Clanton/Zebulon, GA 15.400
11. 14M-Morgan Bagley/Tyler, TX 15.481
12. 24-Rick Eckert/York, PA 15.502
13. 19-Tim Fuller/Watertown, NY 15.547
14. 18x-Jack Sullivan/Greenbrier, AR 15.554
15. 21L-Ivedent Lloyd Jr./Ocala, FL 15.196
16. 101-Casey Roberts/Toccoa, GA 15.557
17. 1*-Chub Frank/Bear Lake, PA 15.581
18. 99Jr-Frankie Heckenast/Orland Park, IL 15.591
19. 39-Tim McCreadie/Watertown, NY 15.716
20. 44-Clint Smith/Senoia, GA 15.815
21. 2M-Allen Murray/San Antonio, TX 15.925
22. 54-Daltn Myers/Riverview, FL 15.968
23. 99B-Rick ‘Boom’ Briggs/Bear Lake, PA 15.987
24. 12M-Raymond Merrill/Salisaw, OK 16.130
25. 1G-Michael Lake/Uniontown, PA 16.134
26. 17J-John Winge/Sioux Falls, SD 16.329
27. 16H-Mike Hammerle/St. Charles, MO 17.500

Heat No. 1 (10 laps – Top 6 Transfer): Sheppard, Whitener, Fuller, Clanton, Junghans, Myers, McCreadie, Roberts, Lake

Heat No. 2 (10 laps – Top 6 Transfer): Overton, Wells, Kirkpatrick, Frank, Sullivan, C. Smith, Bagley, Winge, Briggs

Heat No. 3 (10 laps – Top 6 Transfer): B. Smith, Lanigan, Marlar, Eckert, Lloyd, Heckenast, Merrill, Murray, Hammerle

B-Main (12 laps – Top 4 Transfer): Bagley, McCreadie, Merrill, Roberts, Briggs, Lake, Winge, Hammerle

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