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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2nd Half Kick Off Classic

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NosbischSaturday August 2nd was filled with anticipation as everyone waited to see if Mother Nature was going to play nice and let the racers and fans have a much needed racing fix. Mother Nature did play nice and a racing fix is just what everyone got, as the 2nd Half Kick Off Classic got under way at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL.

First to take to the track was race number 4 of the Hobby Stock Hercules Series with 21 cars slated to take the green for the 25 lap feature event. Pole sitter Tim Powers (44) would jump to early lead followed by series contender Tim Gay (95jr). These two battled closely until lap 10 when caution was brought out by debris and Gay would make a pit stop and tag the rear of the field for the restart. Eric Moon (18) would move into the second spot, as Trent Wilson (64), Ron Regula (3) and Marty Smith (18s) would move through the field to challenge for the second position. This side by side racing left Powers to set sail and win race number 4 and 4 in a row for the Hobby Stock Hercules Series, followed closely by Wilson, Moon, Regula and Smith.

Next up, with point’s leader Austin Sanders (64) not on hand for the Scorpion Performance Modifieds, fans thought local driver Shane “Sweet Feet” Nichols (65) would have an easy time taking over the points lead. That was not the case as Nichols retired his 65 car in the heat race and had to borrow an under powered e-mod to compete in the 20 lap feature event. Nichols retired the borrowed car 3 laps into the race with overheating problems. Jeff Mathews (33) was back in full force after taking a 3 month vacation from racing, as Mathews lead flag to flag in the 20 lap feature event. Mathews would be followed across the line by Kyle Bronson (40B), Kenny Monohan (311), Jim Passino (34) and Larry Mott (Z06).

The E-Modifieds were next to take to the track. Points leader Kyle Arvin (96) started on the pole and lead every circuit around the 3/8’s mile oval to win the race. Arvin who has won 4 out of the 5 e-mod events at Bubba Raceway Park seems to be unstoppable. Shane Williams (21) tried very hard to make several charges for the lead but Arvin closed the door on each attempt. Arvin was followed across the finish line by Williams, Sean Babcock (00), William Stalnaker (59) and Shane Taylor (82).

The main event of the night was the 50 Lap United Dirt Late Model sponsored in part by Parks Ford of Gainesville was up next. With 14 cars slated to take the green, fans were on their feet to watch 14 of the best drivers in Florida. Fast Qualifier Keith Nosbisch (02) would redraw the outside pole position for his start, then jump to an early lead and lead every lap of the 50 lap feature. Nosbisch was on a rail as he made laps around Bubba Raceway Park. Nosbisch looking in his rear view mirror would watch the rest of the pack battle for position. Nosbisch would be followed across the stripe by Jason Fitzgerald (7F), Ivedent Lloyd Jr. (21), Austin Kirkpatrick (11) and Mark Whitener (58).

The 1-800-Ask-Gary Thunder Stocks rolled out onto the track in full force, as Craig Montesi Jr. (39) would make his come back to racing after setting on the side lines for the last 10 years. Montesi started 3rd and jumped to an early lead, leading the first for laps of this 20 lap feature event. Montesi would be over taken by Brian Morgan (19) on lap five and Morgan would go unchallenged until lap 17 when rookie Gene Posey Jr. (56) would make a last charge for the lead. Morgan would take the checkered followed by Posey, Buddy Pope (11K), Jason Gamble (33D) and Jonathan Appleby (69A).

Join us Saturday August 9, 2014 for the Scorpion Performance Modifieds, T.Q. Late Models, Hobby Stocks, $1000 to win V-8 Thunder and Lighting Series and Gladiators. Pit gate opens at 4:00 p.m., grandstand at 5:00 p.m. and racing starts at 7:00 p.m.

Hobby Stock Feature

  1. Tim Powers (44)
  2. Trent Wilson (64)
  3. Eric Moon (18)
  4. Ron Regula (3)
  5. Marty Smith (18s)
  6. Justin Rodgers (95)
  7. Joe Forsyth (17f)
  8. James Erickson (16)
  9. William Edwards (08)
  10. Brandon Elwood (28e)
  11. Rick Elwood (92)
  12. Ryan Scherel (15)
  13. Wayne Flick (60)
  14. James Sullivan (14s)
  15. David Arivette (76)
  16. Dennis Williams (24)
  17. Trey Cameron (89)
  18. Tim Gay (95jr)
  19. Timmy King (34)
  20. Sean Monaghan (21m) D.N.S.
  21. Heath Walker (55) D.N.S.

Heat 1

  1. Eric Moon
  2. Tim Powers
  3. Trent Wilson
  4. Dennis Williams
  5. William Edwards
  6. Brandon Elwood
  7. Ryan Scherel
  8. Heath Walker

Heat 2

  1. Marty Smith
  2. Ron Regula
  3. Timmy King
  4. Justin Rodgers
  5. Trey Cameron
  6. Rick Elwood
  7. Joe Forsyth

Heat 3

  1. Tim Gay
  2. Sean Monoghan
  3. David Arivette
  4. James Erickson
  5. Wayne Flick
  6. James Sullivan

Modified Feature

  1. Jeff Mathews (33)
  2. Kyle Bronson (40b)
  3. Kenny Monohan (311)
  4. Jim Passino (34)
  5. Larry Mott (Z06)
  6. Shane Nichols (11)

Heat 1

  1. Jeff Mathews
  2. Kenny Monohan
  3. Jim Passino
  4. Larry Mott
  5. Shane Nichols
  6. Kyle Bronson

E-Modified Feature

  1. Kyle Arvin (96)
  2. Shane Williams (21)
  3. Sean Babcock (00)
  4. William Stalnaker (59)
  5. Shane Taylor (82)
  6. Marvin Hassell (29)
  7. Tom Sheehan (75)
  8. Jason Gamble (73) D.N.S.
  9. Shane Nichols (11) D.N.S.

Heat 1

  1. Kyle Arvin
  2. Shane Nichols
  3. Shane Williams
  4. Shane Taylor
  5. Sean Babcock
  6. Marvin Hassell
  7. Jason Gamble
  8. William Stalnaker
  9. Tom Sheehan D.N.S.

United Dirt Late Model Series Feature

  1. Keith Nosbisch (02)
  2. Jason Fitzgerald (7f)
  3. Ivedent Lloyd Jr. (21)
  4. Austin Kirkpatrick (11)
  5. Mark Whitener (58)
  6. Kyle Bronson (40B)
  7. Bo Allen (71)
  8. Carter Stokes (33s)
  9. Dalton Myers (54)
  10. Devin Walker (55)
  11. Tyler Clem (14)
  12. Phillip Cobb (2)
  13. Jeff Mathews (33)
  14. David Ponton (10x) D.N.S.

Heat 1

  1. Keith Nosbisch
  2. Bo Allen
  3. Tyler Clem
  4. Ivedent Lloyd Jr.
  5. Kyle Bronson
  6. Carter Stokes
  7. Phillip Cobb

Heat 2

  1. Austin Kirkpatrick
  2. Jason Fitzgerald
  3. Dalton Myers
  4. Devin Walker
  5. Mark Whitener
  6. Jeff Mathews
  7. David Ponton D.N.S.

V-8 Thunder Stock Feature

  1. Brian Morgan (19)
  2. Gene Posey Jr. (56)
  3. Buddy Pope (11K)
  4. Jason Gamble (33d)
  5. Jonathan Appleby (69a)
  6. Craig Montesi Jr. (39)
  7. Brandon Elwood (28e)
  8. Randy Strehle (24)
  9. William Gillam (13)
  10. Corey Howard (4)
  11. James Strehle (42)
  12. Mark Trexler (34)
  13. William O’Quinn (09)
  14. Dalton Strehle (x11)

Heat 1

  1. Craig Montesi Jr.
  2. Jonathan Appleby
  3. Buddy Pope
  4. Jason Gamble
  5. Brandon Elwood
  6. Mark Trexler
  7. Dalton Strehle D.N.S.

Heat 2

  1. Brian Morgan
  2. William Gillam
  3. Corey Howard
  4. Gene Posey Jr.
  5. Randy Strehle
  6. James Strehle
  7. William O’Quinn

 

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Nov 04, 2014

Attention Emod Drivers and Teams

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Effective immediately, the E-Mod division at Bubba Raceway Park will make the following…