Wednesday, January 21, 2015

USAC National Sprint Champ Brady Bacon for the Winter Challenge this weekend and the next!

January 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31
E&K Winter Challenge
USAC Southwest vs. USAC West Coast Sprint Cars
Canyon Speedway Park / USA Raceway
Peoria, Arizona / Tucson, Arizona

Last year’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Champion, winner first round Winter Challenge 2014 and just an incredibly accomplished driver, Brady Bacon, will wheel the King Racing Products / Berry Pack #73 for Josh Ford Motorsports in 2015!

Winter Challenge will have the sprints compete in three $2,000 and two $4,000 to win events over the five day event. The top five in the series will earn the E&K Winter Challenge Bonus along with the Most Valuable Racer collecting up $500. Payout Info:

Practice and the first three rounds will be held at Canyon Speedway from January 22nd through 26th with the last two hosted by USA Raceway on January 30th and 31st with practice on the 29th.

The 2015 Winter Challenge Schedule of Events is as follows:
Thursday, January 22 – Open Practice at CSP 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday, January 23 – Round 1 at CSP (Gates open at 5:00 p.m., Racing at 7:00 p.m.)
Saturday, January 24 – Round 2 at CSP (Gates open at 3:00 p.m., Racing at 5:00 p.m.)
Sunday, January 25 – Round 3 at CSP (Gates open at 3:00 p.m., Racing at 5:00 p.m.)
Thursday, January 29 – Open Practice at USA from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday, January 30 – Round 4 at USA (Gates open at 5:00 p.m., Racing at 7:00 p.m.)
Saturday, January 31 – Round 5 (Gates open at 3:00 p.m., Racing at 5:00 p.m.)

Bacon hailing from Broken Arrow, OK had an outstanding 2014 with ten 1st Place and a slew of top 5 finishes that netted Brady the National Championship over Clauson and Darland. 24 year old Bacon has raced from age 15 in 1990 and will be having his 25th birthday day after the 3rd Round of Winter Challenge on January 26th. If you follow sprint racing at any level, you are sure to be familiar with one of the most celebrated in the sport, Brady Bacon.

“USAC National Champion, Brady Bacon, will pilot the Jimmy May prepared JFM USAC Sprint Car for E&K Winter Challenge 2015. The five race series will kick off January 23rd-25th at Canyon Speedway and then head to USA Raceway for the two day finale January 30th and 31st.” - Kevin Montgomery 1-5-15

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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Trey Marcham and David Gravel for Chili Bowl 2015! It all kicks off in less than 2 days!!

JFM will have Trey Marcham and David Gravel competing against some of the best drivers in the nation including the likes of Kyle Larson, Kevin Swindell and Bryan Clauson for the biggest Midget Race of the year!!

January 12th – January 17th, 2014
29th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals
River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, OK

Crew Chief Jimmy May and the JFM Team with the 73 cars are just arriving at the track getting in line to get into the pits tomorrow morning. With over 300 drivers the space is tight even with the incredible size of the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Practice will kick off Monday and there will be 4 qualifying race nights, Tuesday through Friday, leading up to the spectacular finale on Saturday.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma’s Trey Marcham will race the River Spirit Qualifying Night on Wednesday, January 14 piloting the King Racing Products / Berry Pack JFM / TCR / Esslinger / R.D. Marcham Energy / Best Western Tulsa Airport / Pinnacle Energy Services / Metal Supermarkets #73T. Marcham had another great year in 2014 taking 3 wins and 9 top ten finishes. In the Tulsa Shootout completing just a week ago right here on January 3rd, Trey scored two Golden Drillers winning both Non-Wing Stock and Non-Wing Outlaw!!

Thursday will see WoO sensation David Gravel out Warrenton, Connecticut taking the reins of the JFM / TCR / Fontana / Berry Pack / King Racing Products / Valley Ag Transport / Pacific Coast Maintenance #73D. David had a great 2014 season running the Roth #83 into 10th place in the 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series. Gravel had his first WoO win in November of 2011 and this year at the WoO banquet celebrated 5 wins, 25 top-5s, 53 top-10s & 11 quick times!

Look for the full entry lists and the entries broke down for each night, as well as the full event schedule and everything happening at this year’s Chili Bowl Nationals coming up in the next several posts.

Follow all the racing right her! We will highlight everything for all the qualifying nights and provide live updates as Marcham and Gravel are on the track!

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