WEISS NETS $4,000 WIN AT CROSSVILLE!!!
21, 2017) Canadian Ricky Weiss found victory lane
on the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series tour for the first
time in his young career on Friday night, May 19 at Crossville
Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee! Ricky clicked off the third
fastest lap in Group A during qualifying and later started the
40-lap main event from the inside of the third row. He then stormed
to the front and was able to capitalize on leader Brandon Overton
running out of fuel in the waning laps to lead the final circuit.
Ricky claimed the $4,000 winner's check over Overton, Shanon Buckingham,
David Payne, and Michael Chilton and currently finds himself fifth
in the Spring Nationals point standings with only three races
On Saturday evening, May 20, the #7 team headed
north to Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky for the $10,000
to win 'Mike Roland Memorial,' which was sanctioned by the Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series. Ricky timed in sixth quickest
in Group B during the qualifying session prior to placing third
in his heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the
outside of the sixth row, Ricky hovered around the top ten and
eventually wound up eleventh in the final finishing order. Full
results from both weekend shows can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
RACING TACKLES BULLS GAP & SMS
30, 2017) The Vic Hill Racing (VHR) team entered
a pair of high-profile specials in east Tennessee over the April
28-29 weekend, as they invaded Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap
and Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville. On Friday night at "The
Gap," the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series presided
over the annual 'Scott Sexton Memorial' and a $10,052 payday was
on the line. Ricky Weiss clicked off the fastest lap overall during
qualifying to earn Fast Time honors, finished second in his heat
race, and later slipped back to eleventh in the 52-lap main event.
Vic Hill - piloting a brand-new Longhorn racecar - ran fourth
in his heat race before suffering damage in the A-Main and settling
for a nineteenth place effort.
At Smoky Mountain on Saturday evening, the Southern
All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) came to town to sanction the
'Rockin with the Stars 50,' which boasted a $7,500 winner's check.
Ricky placed third in his loaded heat race prior to winding up
twelfth in the 50-lapper. Vic, on the other hand, finished fifth
in his heat race, won his B-Main, and later crossed underneath
the checkers fifteenth in the headliner. Full results from both
Volunteer State facilities can be accessed online at www.volunteerspeedway.com
IN WEEKEND OPENER AT THE POND!
16, 2017) Ricky Weiss and his #7 team ventured
north to the Commonwealth of Kentucky on April 14-15 for a pair
of Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series shootouts. On Friday
night at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky, Ricky
timed in second quickest in Group A during the qualifying session
prior to winding up fourth in the $4,000 to win, caution-free
headliner behind only winner Brandon Overton, Jason Jameson, and
Mike Marlar. At Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Saturday
evening, Ricky ran fourth in his loaded heat race to advance into
the $5,000 to win feature, but was caught up in an early wreck
during the 50-lapper and wound up retiring in the twenty-fourth
position. He now finds himself fifth in the latest version of
the Spring Nationals Series point standings exiting Easter weekend.
Full results can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(McLeod Media Services Photo)
TACKLES SMOKY MOUNTAIN & DUCK RIVER
3, 2017) The #7 team and driver Ricky Weiss rolled
into Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee and Duck
River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee for a pair of lucrative
specials over the April 1-2 weekend. On Saturday evening in the
unsanctioned 'Spring Shootout' at Smoky Mountain, Ricky ran third
in his B-Main before eventually winding up fifteenth in the $7,500
to win main event. At Duck River on Sunday night, the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series presided over a $10,000 to win showdown.
Ricky timed in nineteenth quickest in qualifying, placed fourth
in his loaded heat race, and crossed underneath the checkers twelfth
in the 50-lap headliner. Full results from both shows can be accessed
by clicking on www.smokymountainspeedway.com
IN SPRING NATIONALS AT SENOIA
26, 2017) Ricky Weiss and his #7 team made the
trek to Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on March 24-25 for the
annual running of the 'Spring Nationals,' which was sanctioned
by the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series. On Friday evening
in the $4,000 to win weekend opener, Ricky placed third in his
B-Main prior to winding up fourteenth in the 40-lapper, which
went caution-free. At Senoia on Saturday night in the $6,000 to
win weekend finale, Ricky timed in third quickest in Group B during
qualifying, ran third in his consolation race, and later climbed
to eleventh in the 50-lap headliner. Complete results from the
Senoia double-dip can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
WOES SLOW WEISS AT BOYD'S...
19, 2017) Next up on the schedule for the Vic
Hill Racing (VHR) team was a visit to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold,
Georgia on Saturday evening, March 18 for the annual running of
the 'Shamrock.' The Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series
rolled into the Chattanooga-area facility to preside over the
$4,000 to win special event. Ricky Weiss posted the eighth quickest
time in Group A during qualifying and later grabbed the third
transfer spot through his consolation race. After starting the
40-lapper from the inside of the fifth row, Ricky unfortunately
broke the ring and pinion on his #7 entry during the feature and
was dropped to twenty-first in the final finishing order. Full
results from last night at Boyd's Speedway can be viewed online
OUT AT SMOKY MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY
12, 2017) Over the March 10-11 weekend, the Vic
Hill Racing (VHR) team was in the pit area at Smoky Mountain Speedway
in Maryville, Tennessee, as the 4th edition of the 'Tennessee
Tipoff Classic' boasted a $15,000 payday. Ricky Weiss did not
record an official time during Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals
Series qualifying on Friday night, but later advanced to grab
the fourth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race.
Vic Hill clicked off the ninth fastest lap in Group B during time
trials before winding up sixth in his loaded heat race. While
Ricky was slated to roll off from the outside of the seventh row
in Saturday's 75-lap headliner, heavy afternoon snow showers wound
up postponing the remainder of the mega-event until Thursday,
May 4. Full preliminary results from Smoky Mountain Speedway can
be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.southernnationalsseries.com.