NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VOLUSIA
22, 2017) The 'DIRTcar Nationals' program scheduled
for tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida was
canceled after heavy rain hit the 1/2-mile oval in the morning
with more wet weather forecasted throughout the day. The evening's
$10,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series-sanctioned throwdown will not
be rescheduled. Action will resume at VSP on Thursday night with
the first of three consecutive evenings of World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series competition.
(February 21, 2017)
Another $7,000 payday was on the line tonight
at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park, as the UMP DIRTcar Series presided
over yet another 'DIRTcar Nationals' battle at the Daytona Beach-area
speedplant. Ricky Weiss posted the sixth quickest time in his
group during qualifying and later ran fifth in heat race action.
After grabbing the second transfer spot through his B-Main, Ricky
steered his #7 entry past ten competitors during the 30-lapper
en route to a fourteenth place showing.
(February 20, 2017)
The 46th edition of the six-race 'DIRTcar Nationals'
started tonight at the ultra-fast Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville,
Florida with a $7,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series showdown. Ricky
Weiss clicked off the eighth fastest lap in his group during the
qualifying session prior to placing sixth in his heat race and
fifth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, those finishes narrowly kept
Ricky out of the 30-lap main event, which was eventually won by
NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM EAST BAY
18, 2017) Tonight's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series-sanctioned 'Winternationals' finale at East Bay (FL) Raceway
Park, which was scheduled to pay $12,000 to win, has been washed
out and will not be rescheduled.
(February 17, 2017)
The penultimate event of the 'Winternationals'
took place earlier this evening at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton,
Florida. The points race for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
paid $10,000 to the winner and drew a stout 42 car field. Ricky
Weiss started off his night by logging the seventeenth quickest
time in Group B during qualifying prior to finishing sixth in
his heat race and fifth in his wild B-Main. Ricky was then unable
to win the Strawberry Dash for Non-Qualifiers and wound up watching
the 50-lapper, which was eventually won by Scott Bloomquist.
(February 16, 2017)
The 41st edition of the 'Winternationals' soldiered
on tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida, as
a $7,000 top prize was on the line for the cars and stars of the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Ricky Weiss qualified seventh
fastest in Group B during time trials before winding up tenth
in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main. After picking up the
win in the Strawberry Dash, Ricky was eventually placed seventeenth
in the final rundown of the 45-lap main event.
(February 15, 2017)
Tonight's $7,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series battle at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida has
succumbed to Mother Nature and will not be rescheduled. Heavy
afternoon rains deluged the Tampa-area and the track was not able
to be worked into shape to host racing action this evening.
(February 14, 2017)
Another $5,000 windfall greeted the competitors
in round two of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion of
the 'Winternationals' tonight at East Bay (FL) Raceway Park. Ricky
Weiss knocked down the thirteenth fastest lap in Group B during
the qualifying session prior to running fifth in his loaded heat
race. After taking the triumph in his B-Main, Ricky drove deep
inside of the top ten during the 25-lapper before eventually settling
for a solid ninth place effort.
(February 13, 2017)
The Vic Hill Racing (VHR) team made their way
to East Bay Raceway Park for tonight's 41st Annual 'Winternationals'
opener at the Gibsonton, Florida facility. The Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series presided over the dirt-slinging action at the
"Clay by the Bay" and a $5,000 winner's check was up
for grabs. Ricky Weiss blasted around the 1/3-mile oval third
quickest in Group A during qualifying and later grabbed the fourth
and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting
the 25-lap sprint from the inside of the seventh row, Ricky eventually
wound up twenty-first in the final finishing order.
OF RACING RESULTS FROM BRUNSWICK
11, 2017) Night two of the 'Super Bowl of Racing'
doubleheader weekend at Golden Isles (GA) Speedway took center
stage this evening and a $12,000 top prize was on the line in
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series extravaganza. Ricky Weiss
posted the twentieth quickest time in Group B during qualifying
prior to finishing eighth in his heat race. After opting not to
start his B-Main, Ricky was unable to make the starting grid for
the 60-lap main event, which was won by Josh Richards.
(February 10, 2017)
Vic Hill Racing (VHR) lifted the lid to their
2017 campaign tonight in round one of the annual 'Super Bowl of
Racing' at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia. The
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the $10,000 to win
opener, which drew a stout 51 car field. Ricky Weiss timed in
fifth fastest in Group A during the qualifying session and was
leading his heat race until an incident with Earl Pearson, Jr.
relegated him to a fifth place finish. After running thirteenth
in his B-Main, Ricky was unfortunately forced to watch the 50-lap
feature, which was won by Brandon Overton.
TO START '17 SEASON IN SPEEDWEEKS
24, 2017) After a couple of months of preparing
equipment for the 2017 racing season and building engines for
clients all over the country, Vic Hill released some early season
schedule dates today for the Vic Hill Racing (VHR) team! Ricky
Weiss, who also teamed up with the VHR team for much of the 2016
campaign, will start his season in Georgia and Florida from February
10-25. In all and weather pending, Ricky will sling dirt in fourteen
special events at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia,
East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida, and Volusia Speedway
Park in Barberville, Florida.
While there is an outside chance that Vic may race
a night or two during "Speedweeks," he plans to open
up his version of the '17 season on March 10-11 in the annual
running of the $15,000 to win 'Tennessee Tipoff Classic' at Smoky
Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee. You can view confirmed
schedule dates for both the #1 team of Hill and the #7 team of
Weiss by clicking on the SCHEDULE
page of the website!