Show-Me 100 Nightly Results...
28, 2016) The grand finale of the 24th Annual 'Lucas
Oil Show-Me 100' took place in front of a huge crowd tonight at
Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Chad Simpson had his
sole focus set on bagging the whopping $30,000 payday that was
up for grabs in the Memorial Day weekend special. By virtue of
his strong preliminary night efforts, Chad locked himself into
the inside of the second row for the start of tonight's 100-lap
extravaganza. During the course of the rough and tumble race,
Chad ran amongst the leaders early in the distance before eventually
winding up thirteenth in the final finishing order of the 'Show-Me
(May 27, 2016) Another $6,000 top
prize was on the line tonight at the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil
Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri in a special Tribute to Don and
Billie Gibson event, which was once again co-sanctioned by the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Chad
Simpson knocked down the twelfth fastest time in Group B during
time trials and later moved up to second in his loaded heat race.
The Mount Vernon, Iowa star then picked off four cars during the
40-lapper on his way to a solid eighth place performance.
(May 26, 2016) The 24th edition
of the 'Lucas Oil Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight at the immaculate
Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. The Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series co-sanctioned the
'Cowboy Classic' prelim tonight, which drew 57 competitors to
vie for the $6,000 winner's check. Chad Simpson posted the seventeenth
quickest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to advancing up
to fourth in heat race action. After scoring the victory in his
B-Main, Chad blasted past thirteen competitors during the 45-lap
'Cowboy Classic' en route to a sixth place showing behind only
winner Jonathan Davenport, Jimmy Owens, Brandon Sheppard, Shannon
Babb, and Chris Brown!
Scores Top Ten at Oshkosh Speedzone
21, 2016) Chad Simpson Racing invaded Oshkosh Speedzone
Raceway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Friday evening, May 20 for a
$10,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdown. Chad
Simpson timed in third quickest in Group A during the qualifying
session and later grabbed the third transfer spot through his
heat race. After starting the 50-lapper from the inside of the
fifth row, Chad hung around the top ten throughout the distance
before eventually bagging a solid tenth place performance. Complete
results from last night at Oshkosh can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Sixth in Peoria's Chuck Hamilton Memorial
15, 2016) Over a rainy weekend, Chad Simpson and his
#25 team wound up at Peoria Speedway in Peoria, Illinois on Saturday
evening, May 14 for the annual running of the 'Chuck Hamilton
Memorial,' which was sanctioned by the American Late Model Series
(ALMS). Chad laid down the quickest lap in his group during the
qualifying session, but later wound up third in his heat race
following a four car invert. After rolling off from the inside
of the fifth row in the $5,000 to win headliner, Chad moved past
three competitors during the 50-lapper to score a solid sixth
place showing behind only winner Ryan Unzicker, Billy Moyer, Jr.,
Billy Drake, Billy Moyer, and Jason Feger. Complete results from
last night at Peoria can be viewed online at www.americanlatemodelseries.com.
Seventh at Lee County; Fifth at Davenport
8, 2016) Chad Simpson Racing traveled to Lee County Speedway
in Donnellson, Iowa and Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa
on May 5-6 for a pair of $3,000 to win Lucas Oil MLRA Series shootouts.
On Thursday night in Donnellson, Chad Simpson ran third in his
heat race prior to moving up four spots during the 40-lapper en
route to a solid seventh place performance. On the 1/4-mile oval
at Davenport on Friday evening, Chad won his heat race in preliminary
action and later posted a strong fifth place showing in the 40-lap
headliner behind only winner Chris Simpson, Ryan Gustin, Terry
Phillips, and Jesse Stovall.
Saturday's scheduled MLRA stop at Scotland County
Speedway in Memphis, Missouri was then washed out by Mother Nature.
Full results from Lee County Speedway and Davenport Speedway can
be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com.
Opens Up 2016 at Davenport & Burlington
17, 2016) Chad Simpson and his #25 team kicked off their
2016 racing season over the April 15-16 weekend in a pair of MARS
DIRTcar Series and Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series co-sanctioned
duels in their home state of Iowa. On Friday night at Davenport
Speedway in Davenport, Iowa, Chad unfortunately missed out on
the $5,000 to win feature event after running fifth in his heat
race and failing to make the start in the B-Main. At 34 Raceway
in West Burlington, Iowa on Saturday evening, the annual running
of the 'Slocum 50' was held and a $10,555 payday was on the line.
Chad finished fifth in his heat race, second in his B-Main, and
seventeenth in the 50-lap headliner. Complete results from both
weekend races can be found by logging onto www.cornbeltclash.com.
Champ Aims for Family, Racing Balance
By Lyndal Scranton
(March 2, 2016) Chad Simpson's
offseason has been typically busy, preparing his Victory Circle
race cars for another dirt Late Model season. Other things, even
more important, have grabbed Simpson's attention.
"I have a daughter playing club basketball
and I've been traveling around doing all that stuff," Simpson
said earlier this week from his home in Mount Vernon, Iowa. "It's
As daughter Peyton (10) and son Clay (7) get more
and more involved in activities, Simpson's racing schedule will
be affected. The 2014 Lucas Oil MLRA Series champion said he's
going to "pick and choose" his races carefully in 2016.