Tripleheader Weekend for Chad Simpson Racing...
(June 27, 2015) The busy tripleheader
weekend for the #25 team wrapped up tonight with the 'Ray Houck
Liberty 50' at Adams County Speedway in Corning, Iowa. The Lucas
Oil MLRA Series, Corn Belt Clash, and MARS DIRTcar Series all
presided over the single-day program, which paid $5,000 to the
winner and attracted 39 entrants. Chad Simpson finished ninth
in both his heat race and his B-Main, but was awarded a provisional
to gain access into the 50-lap main event. He then moved up twelve
spots during the course of the 'Ray Houck Liberty 50' on his way
to a steady eleventh place effort.
(June 26, 2015) Next up for Chad Simpson Racing
was a visit to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska tonight for
the annual running of the 'Alphabet Soup Classic,' which was tri-sanctioned
by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series, Corn Belt Clash, and MARS DIRTcar
Series tours. Chad Simpson scored the win in heat race action
and later started the $3,000 to win feature event from the inside
of the second row. The Mount Vernon, Iowa star then moved up to
second in the 35-lapper to finish behind only victor Kyle Berck!
(June 25, 2015) The #25 team kicked off a huge
triple shot of weekend racing action tonight with a trip to Park
Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota. The
'Mark Lloyd Memorial,' which was co-sanctioned by the Corn Belt
Clash Late Model Series and the MARS DIRTcar Series, drew 28 entrants
to vie for the $3,000 winner's check. Chad Simpson ran second
in his heat race, which locked him into the outside of the third
row for the start of the main event. During the course of the
weekend lid lifter, Chad moved all the way up to second to finish
an impressive runner-up behind only victor Jesse Stovall!
Top Five for Simpson
Last Night in Visit to Farley!
18, 2015) Chad Simpson and his #25 team rolled through
the pit gate on Wednesday, June 17 at Farley Speedway in Farley,
Iowa to enter a special midweek UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals throwdown,
which paid $10,000 to the winner. Chad timed in second fastest
in his group during the qualifying session prior to scoring a
win in his loaded heat race. After drawing the third starting
spot before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap main event,
Chad ultimately slipped back to fifth at the finish and trailed
only winner Billy Moyer, Jr., Chris Simpson, Bobby Pierce, and
Shannon Babb. Full results from last night at Farley can be accessed
online at www.thehelltour.com.
Chad Simpson Breaks Balljoint
at Lee County Speedway...
13, 2015) Sandwiched between a pair of rain-outs, Chad
Simpson Racing competed at Lee County Speedway in Donnellson,
Iowa on Friday evening, June 12. The Lucas Oil MLRA Series presided
over a $3,000 to win shootout in the Hawkeye State. Chad Simpson
ran second in heat race action and later started the 40-lapper
from the inside of the second row. Chad then led most of the feature
event, but was forced to retire on lap 36 due to a broken balljoint,
which relegated the Mount Vernon, Iowa ace to a disappointing
twentieth place showing. Complete results from last night at Donnellson
can be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com.
Simpson Fifth in Eldora
Prelim; Tenth in DLM Dream!
7, 2015) The Brinkman Motorsports team and driver Chad
Simpson descended upon the hallowed high banks of Eldora Speedway
in Rossburg, Ohio from June 4-6 for the 21st edition of the 'Dirt
Late Model Dream.' The three-day crown jewel extravaganza once
again kicked off with a pair of preliminary Twin 25 programs.
On Thursday evening at Eldora, Chad won his heat race, but later
retired early from the $2,500 to win feature to settle for a twenty-fourth
place effort. At the "Big E" on Friday night, Chad ran
second in his heat race and later placed fifth in the $5,000 to
win headliner to finish behind only victor Jonathan Davenport,
Steve Casebolt, Jeep Van Wormer, and Jimmy Mars!
When Saturday rolled around at Eldora Speedway, all eyes were
fixated on the huge $100,000 top prize in the 'Dirt Late Model
Dream.' Chad finished seventh in his heat race and fourth in his
B-Main to earn the twenty-eighth and final starting spot in the
100-lapper. The Mount Vernon, Iowa ace then moved up eighteen
positions during the course of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' to
conclude the weekend with an impressive tenth place showing. Full
results from the Buckeye State can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Chad Simpson Wins Carlson
Clash Opener for $2,000!
31, 2015) Chad Simpson, of Mount Vernon, Iowa, scored
his first Lucas Oil MLRA Series triumph of 2015 on Friday night,
May 29 at Park Jefferson Int'l Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota!
Chad advanced five spots in his heat race to finish second and
later started the 25-lap main event from the outside of the second
row. Chad then took the point early in the race and drove to the
$2,000 victory over Jesse Stovall, Terry Phillips, Chris Spieker,
and Rodney Sanders!
In night two of the 'Carlson Clash' on Saturday evening, May
30 at Park Jefferson, a $3,000 top prize was on the line in a
MLRA / Corn Belt Clash co-sanctioned showdown. Chad ran fifth
in heat race action, but later claimed the win in the B-Main to
earn the seventeenth starting spot in the 40-lapper. He was then
able to pick off nine competitors during the feature to bag an
eighth place performance. Full results from the doubleheader in
South Dakota can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com.
(Todd Boyd Photo)
23rd Annual Show-Me 100
23, 2015) Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series, Lucas Oil MLRA Series, and Lucas Oil Speedway have been
forced to postpone the 'Show-Me 100' until July 12, 2015 due to
heavy rain showers. Rain started to fall at the speedway during
the second consolation race tonight and with inclement weather
a factor in the area for the rest of the weekend, the $30,000
to win crown jewel extravaganza has been pushed back to be ran
in conjunction with the 9th Annual 'CMH Diamond Nationals' in
(May 22, 2015) Preliminary action for the 23rd
Annual Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100' took place tonight at Lucas Oil
(MO) Speedway and a whopping 80 car field assembled in the pit
area for the crown jewel extravaganza. Chad Simpson laid down
the seventeenth quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior
to finishing fifth in his stacked heat race.
(May 21, 2015) The 23rd edition of the Lucas
Oil 'Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight at the immaculate Lucas Oil
Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, as the Lucas Oil MLRA Series
presided over the 'Cowboy Classic.' Chad Simpson knocked down
the seventh fastest lap in Group B during the qualifying session
and later grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his
heat race behind only prelim winner Eddie Carrier, Jr. and runner-up
Chris Brown. After rolling off from the outside of the ninth row
in the $5,045 to win main event, Chad wound up placing twenty-second
in the final finishing order of the 45-lap affair.
You can view complete results from the entire 'Show-Me 100' weekend
by clicking on www.lucasoilspeedway.com.
Chad Simpson Eighth in
LOLMDS Stop at Oshkosh
16, 2015) After nearly a month away from the racetrack,
Chad Simpson Racing roared into Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh,
Wisconsin on Friday night, May 15 for a $10,000 to win Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series battle. Chad Simpson qualified fourth fastest
in Group A during the time trial session and later grabbed the
fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting
the 50-lap main event from the inside of the eighth row, Chad
was then able to blitz past seven competitors during the race
to score a solid eighth place showing. Full results from Oshkosh
can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Simpson Bags $4,000 in
Tri-Sanctioned Davenport Special!
19, 2015) Chad Simpson bagged his first feature win of
the young 2015 racing season on Friday night, April 17 in a MARS
DIRTcar Series, American Late Model Series, and Corn Belt Clash
tri-sanctioned special at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa!
Chad won his heat race in preliminary action and later rolled
off from the outside of the front row in the 35-lap main event.
After grabbing the point on lap nine, Chad led the remainder of
the distance to pocket the $4,000 payday ahead of Ryan Gustin,
Jason Utter, Ryan Unzicker, and Jesse Stovall!
On Saturday evening, April 18, a similar tri-sanctioned show
was held at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, as the 'Slocum
50' boasted a hefty $10,555 top prize. Chad ran second in his
heat race, which lined him up starting from the outside of the
fifth row in the 50-lap headliner. The Mount Vernon, Iowa native
then drove past five competitors during the 'Slocum 50' to finish
fifth in the final rundown behind only victor Ryan Unzicker, Billy
Moyer, Chris Simpson, and Jason Utter. Complete results from both
races can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Ron Mitchell Photo)
Chad Simpson Strong in
MLRA Spring Nationals!
12, 2015) Chad Simpson and his #25 team followed the
Lucas Oil MLRA Series trail to the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway
in Wheatland, Missouri over the April 10-11 weekend for the 2nd
Annual 'MLRA Spring Nationals.' On Friday night in a $2,000 to
win showdown, Chad ran second in his heat race and later finished
fourth in the 30-lap main event behind only winner Ryan Gustin,
Jesse Stovall, and Billy Moyer. At Wheatland on Saturday evening,
Chad ran sixth in his heat race, second in his B-Main, and tenth
in the $3,000 to win feature event. Complete results from the
'MLRA Spring Nationals' weekend can be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com.
Simpson Opens 2015 Season
in Spring Meltdown at I-80
5, 2015) Chad Simpson Racing kicked off their 2015 racing
season on April 3-4 in a pair of Lucas Oil MLRA Series battles
at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska! On Friday night in the
'Spring Meltdown' opener, Chad Simpson advanced to second in his
heat race and grabbed the lead early in the $2,000 to win feature
event. Unfortunately, Chad spun out of contention in the 25-lapper
and wound up thirtieth in the final rundown. In Saturday's $5,000
to win weekend finale, The Mount Vernon, Iowa ace took a provisional
to gain access into the 40-lap main event and proceeded to pick
off eight competitors en route to a fifteenth place performance.
Complete results from I-80 Speedway can be accessed online at