FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ben Shelton ( August 3, 2021 Top-5 Run in Prairie Dirt Classic for Rocket1 Racing Four Nights of WoO Wisconsin Action on Tap this Week SHINNSTON, W.Va. (08/03/21) – Brandon Sheppard and Rocket1 Racing rolled into the famed Fairbury Speedway over the weekend for the 31st edition of the Prairie Dirt Classic. Saturday night’s $50,000-to-win finale found Sheppard recording a fifth-place finish in his Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches/ Durham Racing Engines-powered XR1 Rocket Chassis Super Late Model. “Really late in the race when my car came to me, I was a few spots too far back,” Sheppard said. “We just had to make the most out of it and made a few passes on the restarts and just came up short. It’s disappointing because we had a better car than where we finished. We’ll head to Wisconsin this week to go after some more big checks. Thanks as always goes out to all of our marketing partners and supporters.” Taking part in one the biggest weekends of the year with the World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model Series, Rocket1Racing and Brandon Sheppard invaded Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) on Friday afternoon for the 31st annual Prairie Dirt Classic. With the massive 74-car field split into two separate groups for time trials, Sheppard recorded the 11th fastest time in his group. Starting his $3,000-to-win preliminary feature in sixth, Brandon improved three spots in the 25-lapper to register a third-place finish. With his third-place finish in preliminary action on Friday placing him 11th on the starting grid for Saturday night’s $50,000-to-win Prairie Dirt Classic, Sheppard advanced six spots in the 100-lap affair to finish fifth. He followed Kyle Larson, Bobby Pierce, Shannon Babb, and Chris Madden across the line. Brandon now sits 86 points ahead of Chris Madden atop the World of Outlaws point standings. For complete results from these events, please visit . The upcoming week has the team set for four nights of WoO action in Wisconsin. The week opens on Tuesday evening at Outagamie Speedway with a $10,000-to-win event, which is co-sanctioned with the Dirt Kings tour. On Thursday evening three rounds of WoO action kicks off at Cedar Lake Speedway with a $6,000-to-win affair. On Friday and Saturday the 2021 USA Nationals take center stage with double heat races on Friday evening followed by B-mains and the $50,000-to-win finale on Saturday night. Rocket1 Racing would like to thank all of their marketing partners, which include Valvoline, Seubert Calf Ranches, Rocket Chassis, Ace Metal Works, Durham Racing Engines, FiveStar RaceCar Bodies, Gunters Honey, Hoosier Racing Tire, Integra Racing Shocks, Keyser Manufacturing, Petroff Towing, Slavic Custom Racing Shirts & Decals, Sweet Manufacturing, Sunoco Race Fuels, Accu-Force Shock Service, ATL Fuel Cells, Aurora Rod Ends, Barnes Dry Sump Oil Systems, Bazell Race Fuels, Beyea Custom Headers, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Brinn Transmissions, Cometic Gasket, COMP Cams, CP Carrillo, Dohm Cycles, Edelbrock, Fibreworks Composites, Hardrock Powder Coating, Howe Racing Enterprises, Jones Racing Products, Kenny’s Components, Maxima Racing Oils, MSD, NGK Spark Plugs, Tel Tac, Performance Bodies, Peterson Fluid Systems, Powers Performance, Performance Rod & Custom, Quarter Master, QuickCar Racing Products, Rocket Pre-Owned Motors, Safecraft, Show Trucks Unlimited, Simpson, Stealth Carburetors, Strange Oval, Suave Talk, Total Power Valvoline Pro-V Racing, Walker Performance Filtration, Weld Racing, Wiles Driveshafts, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance Products, Wrisco Aluminum, Xceldyne Valvetrain, and MSR Mafia Marketing Services. For the latest information on Rocket1Racing please visit the team website at as well as their social media channels at,, and . Official Internet Home of The Midsouth Racing Scene

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August 16, 2021

CCSDS Set for COMP Cams Topless 100 at Batesville Motor Speedway
Over $50,000 in Winner’s Prize Money on the Line this Weekend

Locust Grove, Arkansas (08/16/21) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil is preparing to embark on its most lucrative weekend of the season.

This Thursday – Saturday, August 19-21 – the tour rolls into Mooney Starr’s Batesville Motor Speedway (Locust Grove, Ark.) for the 29th annual COMP Cams Topless 100 presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions.

The crown jewel weekend is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) and includes complete $5,000-to-win programs on Thursday and Friday, followed by a $40,000-to-win finale on Saturday night.

“This is a huge weekend for Batesville Motor Speedway, our series, our racers, our fans, and our region,” CCSDS CEO Chris Sullivan noted. “There’s a lot of history for Batesville Motor Speedway and the COMP Cams Topless 100, and we’re very proud to get to be a part of it once again.”

Heading into the mega weekend, Logan Martin is the Midwest Sheet Metal Marked Man with a 39-point advantage over Brian Rickman in the latest championship standings. B.J. Robinson is 97 markers out of the lead, while two-time CCSDS Champion, Kyle Beard sits in fourth, 107 points removed from the top spot. Morgan Bagley, Hunter Rasdon, Scott Crigler, Brayden Proctor, and Chad Mallett round out the latest standings.

Brayden Proctor continues to lead the way in the Midwest Sheet Metal Rookie of the Year battle.

Meanwhile, on the LOLMDS side of things, Tim McCreadie holds a 175-point advantage atop the latest standings as he pursues his first-career series title. Jonathan Davenport, Hudson O’Neal, Kyle Bronson, Jimmy Owens, Tyler Erb, Ricky Thornton Jr., Josh Richards, Shane Clanton, Mike Marlar, Earl Pearson Jr., and Stormy Scott round out the current standings.

Arizona native, Ricky Thornton Jr. sits atop the Eibach Springs Rookie of the Year standings.

Action opens at Batesville Motor Speedway this Thursday and Friday with complete $5,000-to-win CCSDS Super Late Model programs. On Saturday night B-Mains and the 100-lap $40,000-to-win COMP Cams Topless 100 finale will take center stage.

Modifieds will accompany the program all three nights.

Adult grandstand admission on Thursday and Friday is $25 with children (ages 10-13) $10 each day and kids (ages 9-and-under) free. Grandstand admission on Saturday is $30 with children (ages 10-13) $10 and kids ages 9-and-under) free.

Pit admission on Thursday and Friday is $35 with Saturday night $40.

Grandstand gates open at 4:00 p.m. each day.

Jimmy Owens claimed the victory in the 2020 edition of the event to become a three-time champion.

For more information on the event, please visit .

Thursday and Friday Tire Rule
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib (28.5) 1350
Right Rear - Hoosier (29.0) White Dot 1600 NRM, (29.0) White Dot 1600 NRMW

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 2 new rear tires.
*Flat tire must be replaced with a used tire of the same compound and construction to retain starting position.

Saturday Tire Rule
Left Front - Hoosier Rib (28.5) 1350
Left Rear/Right Front - Hoosier Rib (28.5) 1350, (28.5) White Dot 1600
Right Rear - Hoosier (29.0) White Dot 1600 NRM, (29.0) White Dot 1600 NRMW

*For the B-Mains, competitors may use 4 new tires.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 4 new tires.

The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil is sponsored by and would like to thank all of their sponsors including- COMP Cams, Lucas Oil, Pannell Chipping, VP Racing Fuels, Mark Martin Automotive, Keyser Manufacturing, P&W Sales, Malvern Bank, Mr. Dent Paintless Dent Removal & Collision Repair, Allen Manufacturing, Integra Shocks,, Rocket Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal,, Black Diamond Chassis, Larry Shaw Race Cars, Midwest Automation, Hoosier Race Tires, Bennings Heating & Air, Smiley’s Racing Products, Dixon Road U-Pull-It, Bad Boy Mowers, Beach Veterinarian Services, Air Power Consultants, Schoenfeld Headers, Hooker Harness, MI Truck Center, ASC Warranty, Quickcar Racing Products, Taylor Electric, M&M Paint, Horns Outdoors, Mid-State Golf Cars LLC, Delta Thunder Motorsports, Elia’s Mexican Grill, Advanced Powder Coating, and MSR Mafia Marketing Services.

For the latest information on the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil, please visit .