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May 2, 2018
Bryan Bernheisel Sails to Selinsgrove Speedway Checkers
Frank Sagi Tribute at Hagerstown Up Next
Jonestown, Pennsylvania (05/02/18) – For the second time in 2018 Bryan Bernheisel raced his Dieffenbach’s Kettle Chips #119 Russ Gibble Roofing & Siding/ Lazer Chassis Super Late Model to Victory Lane.
His latest triumph came on Saturday night at Pennsylvania’s Selinsgrove Speedway, while his dad, Jim Bernheisel finished third.
“It was a lot of fun running one-two with dad there in the feature,” Bryan commented. “It’s kind of been an all or nothing year for us so far this year. It seems like we are really good or just not where we need to be with no middle ground. However, we’re making solid gains on the car, and our confidence is starting to really build. I definitely would like to thank all of our sponsors, who make it possible for us do this every weekend.”
On Saturday evening Bryan and Jim Bernheisel visited Selinsgrove Speedway (Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania) for a Weekly Racing Series Event.
In a field of 18 Super Late Models, both Bryan and Jim locked their spot into the main event with heat race victories. Receiving the front-row starting spots after the invert, Jim ran second behind Bryan for the majority of the race until slipping late to finish third.
Meanwhile, Bryan jumped into the lead early and led all 25-laps en route to his second win of the season. Gene Knaub, Jim, Hayes Matten, and Brett Schadel completed the Top-5 finishers.
For more results from this event, please visit www.SelinsgroveSpeedway.com .
This Saturday, Bernheisel Racing will field two Super Late Model entries in the annual Frank Sagi Tribute at Hagerstown Speedway (Hagerstown, Maryland). Bryan Bernheisel will chase his third win of the season, while Alan Sagi will also drive a team car as he looks to claim a win in the event, which is held in memory of his late father.
For more details on this special race, please visit www.HagerstownSpeedway.com .
Any companies, who are interested in becoming involved with Bernheisel Racing, are encouraged to contact Brandon Bernheisel at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Bernheisel Racing would like to thank their marketing partners, which include Bernheisel Race Components, Dieffenbach’s Kettle Chips, One Potato Two Potato Kettle Potato Chips, Uglies Kettle Cooked Chips, Lazer Chassis, Russ Gibble Roofing & Siding, Focus Shock Technologies, Total Machine LLC, Precision Powder Coating, Wrisco Aluminum, Wehrs Machine, PRC, Joes Racing Products, Goodridge, Sweet Manufacturing, Jones Racing Products, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, R.J.S. Racing Equipment, Bulldog Rearends, Outerwears, Wilwood Disc Brakes, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Performance Bodies, MCT, Velocita, R2C Air Filters, Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic, XS Power, JRI Shocks, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Weld Racing, Keyser Manufacturing, A&A Manufacturing, Beyea Custom Headers, and MSRMafia.com Marketing Services.
For the latest information on Bernheisel Racing please visit www.BryanBernheisel.com .
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May 2, 2018
Brandon Hightower Goes Three-For-Three in Winged Modified Action
Set to Make Sprint Car Debut this Saturday
Natchitoches, Louisiana (05/02/18) – Brandon Hightower stayed perfect on the season over the weekend in his Rick’s Trailer City #B52 Bicknell Racing Products Winged Modified.
The Louisiana racer streaked to the triumph on Saturday night at Sabine Motor Speedway with the Ark-La-Tex Wing Modified Association. He’s now won all three events that he’s entered in the division this season.
“I’ve had a lot of fun this season in the Winged Modified, but now I’m extremely excited to debut my new Winged Sprint Car this coming Saturday,” Hightower said. “I’ve now practiced the Sprint Car a few times, and feel pretty comfortable with it. I can’t wait to see how I stack up against the competition. I want to thank everyone who has helped me get this new car together.”
Behind the wheel of the Joel’s Auto Sales #B52 Winged Modified, Brandon Hightower traveled to Sabine Motor Speedway (Many, Louisiana) on Saturday evening. After starting the night off with a heat race victory – despite having no power steering – Hightower topped the field in the feature as he continued to not have any power steering. The triumph marked his third straight.
For full results from this event, please visit www.SabineMotorSpeedway.net .
This Saturday, May 5 Brandon will return to Sabine Motor Speedway, where he’ll debut his #B52 Winged Sprint Car in RaceSaver Sprint Series action in the inaugural East Vs. West Shootout Series event.
For more details on the event, please visit www.RaceSaver.com .
Brandon Hightower would like to thank all of his sponsors including Shadow Trailers, Timmons Truck Center, Ape, Rick’s Trailer City, Bicknell Racing Products, Kustom Race Parts, J&J Motorsports, Joel’s Auto Sales, JCR Components, Alkydigger, Litton Motorsports, Superior Graphix, ASC Environmental, Swamp Daddy’s Crawfish, Butlerbuilt, Premier Recycling, Henry’s Auto Salvage, Operation Second Chance, Cold Hard Art, Showtyme Home Furnishings, Danny Williamson Racing, Xtreme Tree Service, and MSRMafia.com Website & PR Services.
For more information on Brandon Hightower please visit www.BrandonHightower.com .
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May 2, 2018
Cla Knight Progresses in Super Late Model Competition
Finishes Fourth in Jack Starrette Memorial
North Augusta, South Carolina (05/02/18) – South Carolina racer Cla Knight has enjoyed considerable success in the Crate Late Model ranks throughout his young career.
In 2018 he’s added another level of difficulty to his racing resume by progressing into the Super Late Model ranks in his Augusta Aquatics #42 E-Z-GO Golf Carts/ Penske Shocks/ Maxxis Kart Racing/ Town & Country Packing Longhorn Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine entry.
Over the weekend he creeped closer to getting his first win in the division with a fourth-place finish in the Jack Starrette Memorial at Modoc Raceway.
“There’s definitely some significant differences between driving the Crate Late Model and the Super Late Model, but we are learning and getting better every time that we hit the track,” Knight commented. “After qualifying on the pole at Modoc Raceway, I would’ve loved to have gotten my first Super Late Model win, but I’ll take a fourth and move onto the next one.”
Competing with the ULTIMATE Southeast Series, Cla Knight was one of 24 Super Late Models on hand at Modoc Raceway (Modoc, South Carolina) on Saturday evening for the event co-sanctioned with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series.
Laying down the fastest time overall in qualifying, Knight locked into the pole position for the Jack Starrette Memorial A-Main. Running in the Top 5 throughout the feature, Cla ultimately registered a fourth-place finish behind Tyler Millwood, Ross Bailes, and John Henderson Jr. with Joey Coulter coming in 5th.
Complete results from this event can be found at www.ULTIMATESupers.com .
Cla has a potential tripleheader on the docket for the upcoming weekend. Action opens on Thursday and Friday with a pair of $10,000-to-win World of Outlaws Craftsman Super Late Model events at Lavonia Speedway (Lavonia, Georgia) and Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina). The team will tentatively enter the $4,000-to-win Ultimate Super Late Model Series event on Saturday night at South Carolina’s Laurens County Speedway.
For more information on the weekend’s events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com and www.ULTIMATEsupers.com .
Cla Knight would like to thank his marketing partners, which include Augusta Aquatics, M&W Transport, Town & Country Packing, Koury Racing Engines, E-Z-GO Golf Carts, KAR House Racing Radiators, Maxxis Kart Racing, Behrents Performance Warehouse, Penske Racing Shocks, Brian’s Kustom Paint, Longhorn Chassis, All Star Graphix, FK Rod Ends, Maxima Racing Oil, Renegade Race Fuel, Schoenfeld Headers, and MSRMafia.com Marketing Services.
For the latest information on Cla Knight Racing, please visit www.ClaKnight.com as well the team’s social media channels at http://www.facebook.com/ClaKnightRacing and http://twitter.com/ClaKnightRacing .
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May 2, 2018
Logan Roberson Claims Fifth Win of 2018
Natural Bridge Speedway on Tap this Saturday
Waynesboro, Virginia (05/02/18) – Logan Roberson claimed his fifth win of the season over the weekend in his Wynbridge Inc. #17 BTS Towing Service/ XR1 Rocket Chassis Late Model.
The victory came on Friday night at Maryland’s Potomac Speedway.
“We had a great night at Potomac Speedway on Friday, and we were really fast at Winchester Speedway on Saturday, but we got handicapped with the eighth-starting spot for the feature because we had won there a few weeks earlier. That put us behind the eight ball, and then when the race went caution free, we just ran out of time,” Roberson said. “We just took that one on the chin, and now we’ll move onto the next race.”
On Friday evening Logan Roberson returned to Potomac Speedway (Budds Creek, Maryland), competing in a field of 11 Crate Late Models. Finishing third in his heat race, Roberson earned the second-starting position for the A-Main.
Jumping into the lead at the drop of the green flag, Logan held off Chuck Bowie in the final 10 circuits to register his third-straight win and fifth overall on the season. Bowie, Jamie Sutphin, Matt Tarbox, and Darren Alvey completed the Top-5 finishers in the 20-lap affair.
On Saturday night at Winchester Speedway (Winchester, Virginia), Roberson won his heat race but was forced to start eighth in the feature after winning the feature at the facility a few weeks earlier.
He went on to reel in a fourth-place finish in the feature trailing Devin Brannon, Tanner Kerr, and Mike Franklin across the finish line with Scott Sweeney coming in 5th.
For full results from these events, please visit www.PotomacSpeedway.com and www.WinchesterVASpeedway.com .
This Saturday Logan will make the trip to Natural Bridge Speedway (Natural Bridge, Virginia), where he’ll be competing in a Weekly Racing Series Event.
For more information on the event, please visit www.NBSpeedway.com .
Race fans also make sure to check out the “Apparel” page at www.LoganRoberson.com to order the brand-new team shirts. Get them before they are gone!
Logan Roberson would like to thank his marketing partners, which include Wynbridge Inc., Cecil B. Arthur Beef Farm & Bucking Stock, Pancho’s Racing Products, Wells Custom Jeep, BTS Towing Service, Blue Ridge Treescape Service, Dirt Defender, Walker Arthur Racing, Beyea Custom Headers, Boyd Bilt, QA1, Keyser Manufacturing, All About Wraps, Rocket Chassis, Race 1, Kaylor’s Dirt Track Cams, Russ King Racing, Hoosier Tire by Terry Wilcher, Smiley’s Racing Enterprises, and MSRMafia.com Marketing Services.
For the latest information on Logan Roberson, please visit www.LoganRoberson.com as well the team’s social media channels at www.facebook.com/Loganrobersonracing/ and www.twitter.com/ThuggNasty17 .
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Roberts and Kerr in WoO Double Header at Smoky Mountain
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (May 2) Casey Roberts and Tommy Kerr were both in action for Blount Motorsports in the WoO Tip Off Classic Weekend. Roberts would score a fourth place finish after starting ninth and Kerr finished 19th after starting 18th on Friday night.
In all fairness it is not fair to lump Roberts and Kerr together with Roberts running full time and Kerr who runs a limited schedule and was running his first race of the season, but for the sake of brevity that is what we are going to do.
On Saturday night for the second consecutive $10,000 to win event Roberts and Kerr’s qualifying efforts were not all that wonderful. Kerr started 12th in the feature and Roberts 17th. When the checkered flag flew Roberts came across the line in 11th and Kerr 13th.
“Casey qualified well and came home with a strong fourth place finish. It was a good outing for him. Tommy was trying to shake off some winter rust and his qualifying run and feature racing reflected that,” said David Bryant. “Saturday night’s qualifying efforts saw Tommy get better and Casey get worse. Then the track blacked over and locked down about five laps into the race and that is not a good thing when you are starting mid-pack or worse. With that said Casey moved up six places on Saturday night, one more than Friday night.”
“Qualifying is so important and on Friday night we qualified better than we did on Saturday night. And Friday we came home fourth and that wasn’t all that bad,” said Roberts. “Saturday night we started eight places behind our Friday night start and with the track rubbered up early we really weren’t going anywhere.”
“I wasn’t happy with what I did in the two races, but I wasn’t that unhappy either. I’ll bet I was the only one in the field that this was their first race of the year,” said Kerr. “I made and finished both races and came home with a car that didn’t have a scratch on it. That isn’t all that bad if you think about it.”
This Friday night the team will head for the Lucas Oil event at Tazewell. It is still up in the air whether or not the team will make the trip to Florence for the Lucas show on Saturday night.
Blount Motorsports enjoys sponsorship from Stowers (CAT) Machinery Corp., Arnold Trucking, Blount Excavating, Massey Electric, Tennessee RV, Turner Hydraulics, Ole Ben Franklin Motors, Food City, and The Wine and Spirits Cellar.
BMS races Rocket XR1 Chassis. Power is provided by Vic Hill Racing Engines with Dyer’s Top Rods, Driven Racing Oil, Waterman Fuel Pumps, VP Race Fuels and starting power from Go Lithium batteries. Gauges and wiring harnesses from QuickCar. Drive train components are from Quarter Master with Carbon Fiber drive shafts from Fastshafts. The shocks are Penske Racing Shocks with chassis and suspension components from TWM and springs from Hyperco. Noses and body parts are from Five Star Stock Car Bodies and tires are Hoosier Performance Tires from Hoosier Tires South.
For more information on Blount Motorsports or how you can become part of “The Team” go to blountmotorsports.com/
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Ball Hits Highs and Lows Throughout Three-Race Weekend
Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 2, 2018) - Jamie Ball had a weekend of highs and lows as he competed with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com on Friday at Paducah International Raceway before returning home to Knoxville Raceway to pull double duty for the second straight week.
"The banking and the layout at Paducah has the potential to be one of the best tracks and races on the ASCS schedule," he said.
Ball hit a speed bump early Friday night in Paducah, Ky., with a bad draw for his heat race. The White Lightning Motorsports driver started from the inside of the fourth row, but was unable to finish the eight-lap heat race because of a loose fuel line. Ball was credited with a seventh-place finish.
"We didn't have too good of a draw for the heat race or a good heat race at all," he said. "We got rolling for the B Main and was able to transfer out for the fourth consecutive A Main."
Ball finished fifth in the B Main, which earned a transfer into the feature event. He maneuvered from 21st to a 14th-place result in the main event.
"The feature went decent and we made our way forward to the 14th spot," he said. "I feel like we had the speed to compete up front, we just need to do better at positioning ourselves toward the front starting spot of the features. But it was a decent rebound and we were able to lock ourselves into a tie for the seventh place points position with Roger Crockett and get in the tow money as we head to Williams Grove and Selinsgrove this weekend."
Ball competed in both the 360ci and 410ci sprint car classes last Saturday at Knoxville Raceway.
He qualified ninth quickest in the 360 class before charging from fourth to win a heat race, which lined him up on the inside of the second row for the A Main.
"We had high hopes for the feature with us starting third," Ball said. "I tried a slide job on (Clint) Garner to attempt to take the lead on the start, but just couldn't complete it and he got around us. It's fun racing with him. We respect each other. I settled back into third and hoped to make something happen, but it never did. Garner lost a motor with three laps to go, which put us in second and then I lost a motor on the white flag. It was a major blow up and it was a disappointing way to end another strong run."
Ball, who was credited with a 16th-place result in the 360 class, timed in sixth quickest in the 410 class. He then advanced from fifth to third place in a heat race before closing the night with a sixth-place result in the main event.
"With one night of double duty under my belt I felt confident going in and had higher expectations as we looked to rebound from our DNF the previous weekend while running inside the top five," he said. "One of the things I have struggled with in a 410 is the starts. I had a terrible start at the beginning of the feature, but settled in fourth or fifth. We have a few setup changes that I think we can make to help the car roll the cushion better, but we ended up sixth. My team and I are extremely happy with that result for our second time in a 410 at Knoxville."
Ball's next race will be with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour this Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa., during the Battle of the Groves.
"We will be picking up with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour as we all head east to the famed Williams Grove and Selinsgrove," Ball said. "I'm really excited to get to race at these famed tracks and I'm also looking forward to meeting all those special PA Posse fans. I've already had some great and welcoming interactions with some of them on Twitter. I think we should learn a lot and it should be a very fun weekend."
QUICK RESULTS -
April 27 - Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Ky. - Heat race: 7 (7); B Main: 5 (11); Feature: 14 (21).
April 28 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa (360 sprint car) - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: 1 (4); Feature: 16 (3).
April 28 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville Iowa (410 sprint car) - Qualifying: 6; Heat race: 3 (5); Feature: 6 (4).
SEASON STATS -
11 races, 1 win, 2 top fives, 4 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 10 top 20s
UP NEXT -
Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., and Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa., for the Battle of the Groves with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com
MEDIA LINKS -
White Lightning Motorsports has t-shirts and hoodies available for purchase at their race trailers at each sprint car event they compete at throughout the season.
SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Keizer Aluminum Wheels
Keizer Aluminum Wheels has provided custom aluminum racing wheels for any type of racing application for several decades. For more information, visit http://www.KeizerWheels.com.
"From the start of White Lightning Motorsports in 2010 we have utilized Keizer Aluminum Wheels," Ball said. "They offer great quality products at affordable prices for racers of all types. Wade, Nate and the entire staff at Keizer have become close friends and we thank them for their continued support of everyone at WLM. Check out www.keizerwheels.com "
White Lightning Motorsports would also like to thank L&J Enterprise Inc, JJ Kane Auctioneers, Timberline Tree Service, The Hearing Clinic, Iowa State Savings Bank, Chick Magnet Motorsports, My Race Pass, FK Rod Ends, Fragola Performance Systems, Wingdance Graphics, Hooker Harness, The Joie of Seating, Tire Demon by Love Tap, Fisher Racing Engines, Maxim Chassis, All Star Performance, Shell Shock, Outlaw Wings, Ryan Bowers Racing, K1 and Astro Titanium for their continued support.