The final race of the OnPitRoad.com Crooked Still Legends Series happened under the lights at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida last night! Brian Young finished 4th and won the Championship by just 2 points! Mitch Leinen won the race and placed 2nd in the Championship. Lowell Jewell had trouble all night and finished 3 laps down in 9th yet secured the 3rd spot in the Championship.
Young showed that consistent finishes and sheer determination is what wins championships. After the event Young said, “This was my best race of the season and I fought hard for 4th place.”
Next Saturday all 4 new series’ head for Martinsville, VA for some preseason racing! The series’ kick off on April 26th in the National Motorsports Network Season Openers at Thompson International Speedway!
The OnPitRoad.com Legends Series made its next to last stop of the season at South Boston, VA last night and while Ronald Henrie showed he was unbeatable, Mitch Leinen capitalized on a slight bobble to take the lead and the win.
South Boston Grid
Leinen Moving In
A bit of internet connection malfunction placed a pitting car dead center of the track and directly in the path of Henrie, just long enough to cause him to falter and lose his momentum. Leinen grabbed the lead with 12 to go and won the race. Henrie finished 2nd followed by Matt Hoose, Kalen Fagan, and David Schaeffer.
Win #8 For Leinen
Brian Young finished 13th, 36 laps down, but retains the championship points lead. Leinen moves to within 5 points while Lowell Jewell falls to 50 points back from Young. Next week is the final race of the 2014-A season! Who will take the championship? We’ll settle it all at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, FL. under the lights!
The OnPitRoad.com Legends Series raced under the lights at Langley Speedway last night and Matt Hoose took the win. Starting from the pole and leading all but 2 laps, Hoose proved he is back and ready to contend for a championship. Brian Neff finished 2nd, leading 2 laps, followed by Keith Haney, Travis Ellington, and Christopher Hensley.
The Championship standings remain the same with Mitch Leinen on point, followed by Brian Young, Lowell Jewell, and Haney. Hoose moves up into the 5th spot. The series travels a few miles down the road to Richmond International Raceway next Saturday night!
The OnPitRoad.com Legends Series raced at Oxford Plains Speedway in Maine last night and Mitch Leinen started on pole, led all 60 laps and scored his 7th win on the season. Ronald Henrie and Matt Hoose finished 2nd and 3rd. Leinen leads the championship points battle followed by Brian Young, Lowell Jewell, Keith Haney, and Hoose, with 4 races remaining. The series visits Langley Speedway next Saturday night.
Leinen Wins Oxford Plains
The Whiskey Run Street Stock Series ran its season finale last night at Langley. Keith Haney started the race 11th with a 4 point lead over Lowell Jewell in the championship standings. He worked his way through the field and finished 3rd, one spot ahead of Jewell, to clinch the Championship by 6 points. Leinen scored the victory followed by Brian Neff, Haney, Jewell, and Young.
Jewell Chasing Haney
Leinen In Victory Lane
Our Whiskey Run Street Stock Series Champion Keith Haney
The OnPitRoad.com Crooked Still Legends Series started the evening with 60 laps around Lanier National Speedway. 21 races qualified for the event. Matt Hoose started on the pole and led 34 laps before giving up the lead to Ronald Henrie who led the final 26 and took the win. Mitch Leinen finished 2nd followed by Ricky Brinkman, Anthony Bunch, and Travis Ellington.
The Grid @ Lanier
Ronald Henrie Wins
Leinen leads the championship point standings followed by Brian Young and Lowell Jewell with 5 races remaining in the season. Next up is Oxford Plains!
The Whiskey Run Street Stock Series took to the track next with Brian Neff starting on pole due to the field inversion rule. The race saw 3 lead changes among 4 drivers. Leinen took the win followed by Keith Haney, Brian Neff, Ronald Henrie, and Brad Spidle.
Jewell To The Garage
Win #6 For Leinen
Lowell Jewell was knocked out of the championship points lead by a couple of incidents. He falls to 2nd with Keith Haney taking over the top spot. Spidle is 3rd followed by Leinen and Brian Young. Only 16 points separate the top 5 with just 1 race remaining! The series visits Langley Speedway next Saturday night!
Mitch Leinen takes over the championship points lead after winning this weeks OnPitRoad.com Crooked Still Legends Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Jason Willet finished 2nd followed by Keith Haney in 3rd. Brian Young is 2nd in the points, just 4 back. Lowell Jewell falls to 3rd after finishing last in the race due to connection problems.
Leinen Wins Bristol
The Whiskey Run Street Stock Series ran it’s 8th race of the season at Richmond International Raceway last night and Mitch Leinen once again takes the win. Matt Hoose made a surprise visit to the series and finished 2nd followed by Brad Spidle in 3rd. Lowell Jewell holds onto the point lead with a 5th place finish. Keith Haney is 2nd followed by Spidle, Leinen and Brian Young. Only 18 points separate the top 5 with 2 races remaining in the season.
Leinen Wins Richmond
Next week both series’ race at Lanier National Speedway. The Mountain Dew National Series will also be at Lanier for it’s 3rd and final test heading into it’s opening round on April 26th.
Mitch Leinen has once again swept the night at BRL!
The OnPitRoad.com Crooked Still Legends Series kicked off the night at Daytona. Daytona? Yes. The “short road course” configuration. And did it ever seem long… Leinen started on pole and led all of the 30 laps while the rest of us went sight seeing in different areas of the speedway! Christopher Hensley and Dylan Roe finished 2nd and 3rd. The Championship point standings have tightened up this week; Lowell Jewell still holds the top spot but is now tied with Brian Young. Two points back in 3rd is Leinen. Next week the series visits Bristol Motor Speedway, where it’s harder to get lost….
Leinen Wins Daytona
The Whiskey Run Street Stock Series was back to full throttle at South Boston Speedway this week. The finishing order from Concord was inverted to set the grid and Ricky Brinkman started on pole. Five lead changes among 3 drivers and 3 cautions later, Leinen takes the win. Brian Neff and Ricky Brinkman finished 2nd and 3rd. Fifteen points separate the top 4 in the Championship Standings. Lowell Jewell remains in the lead followed by Keith Haney and Brad Spidle. The series heads to Richmond International Raceway next weekend!
Oh, and there was a test race earlier in the evening for the upcoming Mountain Dew National Series. Care to guess who won? Yep, Mitch Leinen…. 🙂
Mountain Dew National Testing
Nineteen racers took the grid at Iowa Speedway for BRL’s first ever double-header. Race 1 was caution free for 30 laps of good, hard racing. Dylan Roe took the pole and led all 30 laps. His win comes in his first race in the series.
Jewell (62) and Young (83)
Roe wins race 1
The finishing order was inverted to set the grid for race 2. Roe started 19th. Even more great racing in this one with only 2 cautions. Keith Haney and Mitch Leinen started on the front row after having technical problems in race 1. Leinen got a great start and took the point, leading 25 of the 30 laps. Roe worked his way through the field and took the lead from Leinen with 5 to go.
Race 2 action
6 laps to go!
The last 5 laps were some of the most exciting racing this series has seen! When it was all over, Dylan Roe grabbed his 2nd win in his 2nd start in the OnPitRoad.com Crooked Still Legends Series.
Roe wins both races
Brian Young takes over the championship ponts lead with Lowell Jewell holding onto 2nd. Leinen moves into 3rd while Matt Hoose, who unfortunately has had to retire from the series, falls to 7th place. The series visits its final road course next week; Daytona International Speedway’s Short configuration.
The OnPitRoad.com Crooked Still Legends Series was back in action last night after an unplanned week off. Concord Speedway was the venue and the racing was in typical short track style!
Grid at Concord
Points leader Matt Hoose took the pole position with Mitch Leinen starting 2nd. Hoose fell out early leaving Leinen to take the point and lead 30 laps. Ricky Brinkman led 29 and Brian Neff led 1.
Short Track Action
Lienen led the last one though, snagging his 4th win on the season. Brinkman finished 2nd followed by Neff in 3rd.
Leinen (5) and Brinkman (51)
Leinen Celebrates #4
Hoose remains atop the championship point standing with Lowell Jewell holding onto 2nd just 3 points ahead of Brian Young. The series visits Iowa Speedway next Saturday for a big double header event.
Both of tonight’s races have been cancelled. iRacing is down.
Neither race will be rescheduled.
Hopefully iRacing can solve their problems and we can go racing next Saturday. Both series’ will be at Concord Speedway.
See you all then! I hope!