Bronson Ends Summer Swing in North/South 100
13, 2017) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) spent the August
10-12 weekend at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky, as they entered
the 35th edition of the 'North/South 100,' which was once again
sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The three-day
crown jewel spectacular kicked off at the undersized 1/2-mile oval
on Thursday night with the 'North/South Shootout,' which paid $10,000
to the winner. Kyle Bronson knocked down the sixteenth fastest lap
in Group B during the qualifying session and later ran eleventh
in his loaded heat race and twenty-second in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
Kyle was unable to make the start in the 50-lap opener, which was
ultimately won by Jimmy Owens.
On Friday night, the 'North/South 100' officially got underway
with a double set of qualifying heat races at the Cincinnati-area
facility. Kyle ran second in his first heat race of the evening
before placing seventh in his final prelim. The Brandon, Florida
native then finished sixth in Saturday's consolation event, but
that was unfortunately four mere spots away from a coveted transfer
position into the $50,000 to win headliner, which was won by Tim
McCreadie. Complete results from the extended weekend at Florence
Speedway can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
KBM Through Illinois & Wisconsin...
5, 2017) The 30th edition of the 'USA Nationals' concluded
tonight at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin
and each driver had their sights firmly set on capturing the whopping
$50,000 windfall. Kyle Bronson placed fifth in his stacked heat
race last night prior to running fifth in the FansFund Dash as well.
After taking the victory in one of the B-Mains earlier this evening,
Kyle completed 39 circuits in the 100-lap 'USA Nationals' and left
CLS with a twenty-fifth place effort in the crown jewel extravaganza.
(August 4, 2017) The 'USA Nationals'
finally kicked off tonight at Cedar Lake Speedway and a $6,000 payday
was on the line in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
show at the New Richmond, Wisconsin facility. Kyle Bronson ran seventh
in his loaded heat race and chose not to start his consolation event.
Therefore, the Brandon, Florida ace unfortunately missed out on
the 30-lap prelim, which was won by Chris Madden.
(August 3, 2017) Tonight's $6,000
to win 'USA Nationals' preliminary event at the renowned Cedar Lake
Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin has been rained-out and rescheduled
for tomorrow evening. Also on tap tomorrow at CLS with the entire
rain-postponed prelim program will be the regularly scheduled time
trial session and heat races for Saturday's 'USA Nationals' headliner,
which once again boasts a gigantic $50,000 winner's check.
(August 2, 2017) The #40b team made
the overnight haul to Shawano Speedway in Shawano, Wisconsin tonight
for the annual running of the 'Sun Drop Shootout,' which was sanctioned
by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. The $10,000
to win event marked the eighth straight year that the national tour
has hosted an event at the sprawling 1/2-mile speedplant. Kyle Bronson
knocked down the sixteenth fastest time overall during qualifying
before placing fourth in heat race action. The Brandon, Florida
native then slipped back three positions during the course of the
50-lap finale and left Shawano with a thirteenth place performance.
(August 1, 2017) The World of Outlaws
Craftsman Late Model Series made their first-ever stop to Oshkosh
Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin tonight and Kyle Bronson
Motorsports (KBM) was in the pit area to vie for the $10,000 top
prize. Kyle Bronson tripped the clock eleventh fastest in Group
B during the qualifying session prior to running sixth in his stacked
heat race. After grabbing the second transfer spot through his B-Main,
Kyle unfortunately only completed seventeen circuits in the 50-lapper
and was relegated to a twenty-first place outing.
(July 29, 2017) Kyle Bronson rolled
into Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois for
this weekend's 28th Annual 'Prairie Dirt Classic,' which was once
again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
and boasted a lucrative $30,000 payday. Last night in preliminary
competition, Kyle timed in twenty-ninth fastest in Group A during
qualifying prior to winding up sixteenth in his $2,500 to win prelim
feature after getting caught up in an early incident. Kyle then
retired from his B-Main earlier this evening to settle for a thirteenth
place finish, which unfortunately kept him out of the 100-lap PDC
that was eventually won by Brandon Sheppard.
(July 26, 2017) Next up on the schedule
for the #40b team was a visit to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown,
Illinois tonight for an $8,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series mid-week throwdown. Kyle Bronson unfortunately
slapped the wall during his qualifying effort and was not able to
make the start in his heat race. After charging to fifth in his
B-Main, Kyle received a series provisional to gain access into the
40-lap main event. The Brandon, Florida ace was then an early retiree
during the A-Main - eventually leaving Brownstown with a twentieth
Lands on Podium in Silver Dollar Nationals!!!
23, 2017) Following the mid-week special in South Dakota,
the #40b team crossed through the pit gate at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood,
Nebraska on July 21-22 for the 7th edition of the 'Silver Dollar
Nationals.' The two-day Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series spectacular,
which paid a record high $53,000 to the winner, started on Friday
night with two rounds of qualifying heat races. Kyle Bronson placed
sixth in his first heat race of the evening, while he was an impressive
runner-up in his final prelim. By virtue of racking up the seventeenth
most passing points in doing so, Kyle earned the rights to the inside
of the ninth row for the start of Saturday's 80-lap headliner. The
Brandon, Florida star then blasted all the way up to second in the
mega-event before claiming a stellar third place podium performance
behind only race winner Tim McCreadie and runner-up Brandon Sheppard!
Full results from the huge 'Silver Dollar Nationals' weekend in
the Cornhusker State can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Lucas Oil Foes in Visit to Aberdeen
19, 2017) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series made their
first-ever visit to Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, South Dakota
on Tuesday evening, July 18 for the 'Bullet Sportswear Shootout,'
which boasted a $10,000 winner's check. Kyle Bronson clicked off
the sixth fastest lap in Group B during qualifying and later placed
third in his loaded heat race. The Brandon, Florida ace then started
the 50-lap feature event from the outside of the sixth row before
guiding his XR1 Rocket to a sixteenth place effort. Full results
from last night in South Dakota can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Tour Nightly Results for #40b Team...
14, 2017) The four-race Wild West Tour wrapped up tonight
for the cars and stars racing with the World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series with the 'Acme Tools 50' at River Cities Speedway
in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Afternoon rain showers prior to the
$10,000 to win special made for a wicked fast racing surface. Kyle
Bronson knocked down the ninth quickest time in Group A during qualifying
and later placed fifth in his loaded heat race. Following a triumph
in his B-Main, Kyle stormed past seven competitors during the 50-lapper
on his way to a steady tenth place showing.
(July 13, 2017) The penultimate
event of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series-sanctioned
Wild West Tour took the #40b team to Hibbing Raceway in Hibbing,
Minnesota tonight for another $8,000 to win duel. Kyle Bronson stopped
the clock eighth quickest in Group B during time trials before claiming
the fourth transfer position through his stacked heat race. After
starting the 40-lap main event from the outside of the eighth row,
Kyle unfortunately retired after only 33 circuits and wound up being
paid for eighteenth at the pay window.
(July 12, 2017) Next up on the Wild
West Tour with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
was a visit tonight to Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minnesota for
an $8,000 to win shootout. Kyle Bronson posted the eleventh fastest
time during the qualifying session and later grabbed the sixth and
final transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from
the inside of the eighth row in the 40-lap headliner, Kyle was able
to move past a couple of competitors to finish thirteenth in the
(July 8, 2017) The Wild West Tour
kicked off for Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) tonight in the 38th
edition of the 'Gopher 50' at the pristine Deer Creek Speedway in
Spring Valley, Minnesota. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series special drew 36 competitors to the 3/8-mile oval - all of
whom were vying for the $10,000 winner's check. Kyle Bronson clicked
off the tenth quickest lap in Group A during time trials prior to
finishing fourth in his stacked heat race. After starting the 'Gopher
50' from the outside of the seventh row, Kyle wound up fifteenth
in his Deer Creek debut.
of July Week for Kyle Bronson Motorsports...
(July 7, 2017) Following a couple of days off,
Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) was back in action with the UMP Summer
Nationals tour tonight at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois.
Kyle Bronson stopped the clock sixth fastest in Group A during qualifying
and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his
loaded heat race. With passing at a premium throughout the $10,000
to win main event, Kyle wound up nineteenth in the final rundown
of the 50-lapper.
(July 4, 2017) Independence Day
took the #40b team to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois
tonight, as a $10,000 top prize was on the line for the cars and
stars of the "Hell Tour." Kyle Bronson posted the fourth
fastest lap in Group A during time trials before placing second
in heat race action. The Brandon, Florida star then wound up retiring
early in the 50-lap headliner - settling for an eighteenth place
outing in the 4th of July special event.
(July 3, 2017) Kyle Bronson Motorsports
(KBM) followed the UMP Summer Nationals tour to Quincy Raceway in
Quincy, Illinois tonight for a $5,000 to win program. Kyle Bronson
laid down the quickest time overall during the qualifying session
to earn Fast Time honors and later claimed another heat race triumph.
After drawing the third starting spot in the 40-lap main event,
Kyle hung around the front of the stellar field before bagging a
strong fifth place effort behind only winner Brandon Sheppard, Shannon
Babb, Bobby Pierce, and Gordy Gundaker.
(July 2, 2017) The 2017 edition
of the "Hell Tour" soldiered on tonight with a visit to
Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois, as the #40b team vied for
a $5,000 payday in the Land of Lincoln. Kyle Bronson knocked down
the fastest lap overall during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors
prior to scoring a victory in heat race action. After rolling off
from the outside of the front row and leading the first 23 circuits
in the 40-lapper, Kyle settled for a spectacular runner-up showing
in the UMP Summer Nationals special behind only victor Brandon Sheppard!
(July 1, 2017) Another $10,000 winner's
check was up for grabs in another World of Outlaws Craftsman Late
Model Series and UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals clash tonight at Federated
Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. Kyle Bronson posted the quickest
lap in Group B during qualifying and later picked up an impressive
win in his loaded heat race. After drawing the third starting spot
prior to the drop of the green flag in the 50-lapper, Kyle was hanging
around the top five in the sixth position on lap 28 when he slowed
and retired from the race in the twenty-fifth position.
(June 30, 2017) The $10,000 to win
showdown between the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
versus the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals scheduled for tonight at
Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Indiana has been canceled
due to a heavy afternoon storm paired with persistent rain throughout
the rest of the day.
(June 29, 2017) Kyle Bronson made
a rare visit on the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour tonight at
Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Indiana, as a $5,000 top prize was
on the line in the Hoosier State. Kyle timed in second fastest in
his group during qualifying prior to running third in his stacked
heat race. The Brandon, Florida ace then started the 40-lap feature
event from the outside of the fourth row and picked off two competitors
during the race on his way to a solid sixth place effort behind
only race winner Brandon Sheppard, Scott Bloomquist, Brian Shirley,
Tyler Erb, and Billy Moyer!
(June 28, 2017) A hectic 4th of
July holiday week for Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) started tonight
in the 'Outlaw Clay Classic' at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway
in Joliet, Illinois. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
tour presided over the $10,000 to win program at the pristine Chicago-area
facility. Kyle Bronson laid down the sixth quickest time overall
during the qualifying session and later finished third in his loaded
heat race. Kyle was then slated to roll off from the outside of
the fourth row in the 50-lap headliner, but heavy rain and dangerous
lightning unfortunately postponed the feature to October 13.
Heads to Lernerville for Firecracker 100
25, 2017) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) made their way
to Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania from June 22-24
for the annual running of the 'Firecracker 100,' which was once
again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series.
After inclement weather wiped out the first two days in the Keystone
State, a day/night doubleheader was held on Saturday starting with
a $6,000 to win afternoon show.
Kyle Bronson unfortunately missed out on the 30-lap
prelim after finishing sixth in his heat race and tenth in his B-Main.
In the evening portion of the double-dip, Kyle laid down the fastest
lap in Group B during qualifying and later placed fourth in his
stacked heat race before winding up twenty-third in the final rundown
of the $30,000 to win 'Firecracker 100,' which went 100 laps caution-free.
Full results from both races at Lernerville over the weekend can
be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
to Top Five Showing in Clash at the Mag!
18, 2017) Next up for the KBM team was a visit to Magnolia
Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi on June 16-17 for the annual
running of the 'Clash at the Mag.' Following a rain-out of Friday's
action, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie was condensed
into a single-day shootout on Saturday evening. Kyle Bronson tripped
the clock eighth quickest in Group B during the qualifying session
prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his
heat race. The Brandon, Florida ace then proceeded to pick off eleven
competitors during the $12,000 to win headliner - eventually finishing
the 60-lapper in the fifth position behind only winner Mike Marlar,
Dennis Erb, Jr., Brandon Overton, and Darrell Lanigan! Full results
from last night's 'Clash at the Mag' can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Sixth in DLM Dream Prelim at Eldora!
11, 2017) The #40b team rolled into the famed Eldora Speedway
in Rossburg, Ohio from June 8-10 for the 23rd running of the 'Dirt
Late Model Dream,' which once again carried a hefty $100,000 winner's
check. The three-day crown jewel spectacular at the 1/2-mile, high-banked
speedplant drew 79 Super Late Model competitors. Things kicked off
at the "Big E" with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs,
which paid $5,000 and $10,000 to win respectively.
Kyle Bronson slapped the wall during his heat race
on Thursday and later finished eighth in his B-Main, which kept
him out of the 25-lap feature event. On Friday evening, Kyle placed
second in his stacked heat race prior to running a strong sixth
in the 25-lapper. When the stakes were raised in the Buckeye State
on Saturday night, the Brandon, Florida ace unfortunately suffered
a flat tire in his heat race before finishing twelfth in his B-Main.
Kyle was unable to transfer into the 100-lap 'Dirt Late Model Dream,'
which was eventually won by Scott Bloomquist. Full results from
the extended weekend at Eldora Speedway can be accessed by pointing
your Internet browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.
in Southern Crate Late Nationals for $5,000!
29, 2017) Kyle Bronson picked up his second straight 'Southern
Crate Late Nationals' victory on May 26-27 at Whynot Motorsports
Park in Meridian, Mississippi! Kyle stopped the clock third quickest
in NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series qualifying and later
scored the victory in his heat race. After starting third on the
grid in Saturday's 75-lapper, Kyle stormed to the front to grab
the point before the lap ten mark and held the lead the remainder
of the distance to pocket the $5,000 winner's check ahead of Cory
Hedgecock, Spencer Hughes, Jamey Boland, and Jim McDuffie! On Sunday
evening in a $2,000 to win Southern Thunder Late Model Series special
at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia, Kyle led the feature
early until a flat tire sent him pitside and forced him to rally
back through the pack to salvage an impressive runner-up showing
behind only race winner Mark Whitener. Full results from both weekend
races can be accessed online at www.nesmithracing.com
(Scott Oglesby Photo)
Drives Jason Intoppa's Modified to VSP Victory!
21, 2017) Brandon, Florida star Kyle Bronson drove Jason
Intoppa's #18 Open Wheel Modified to victory lane on Friday night,
May 19 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida to bag his
eighth feature win of the 2017 season! Kyle ran second in his heat
race and later led from flag-to-flag in the main event to claim
the $800 payday over Garrett Stewart, Tyler Clem, Dillon Buhr, and
Dustin Thayer! Behind the wheel of a #9 entry in the $10,000 to
win Thunder Stock event at VSP over the weekend, Kyle laid down
the quickest lap during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors and
later placed second in his heat race on Friday evening. After rolling
off from the outside of the sixth row in Saturday's 'Iron Man 100'
finale, Kyle was up inside of the top five when he was unfortunately
wrecked out of the race and was forced to settle for a nineteenth
place showing. Full results can be accessed online at www.vspracing.com.
Win Total Stands at Seven After P.J. Wiggins Memorial!
7, 2017) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) picked up their
seventh feature win of the 2017 campaign on Saturday evening, May
6 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida! Behind the wheel of his
potent Open Wheel Modified, Kyle Bronson won his heat race from
the sixth starting spot and later rolled off from the outside of
the front row in the annual running of the 'P.J. Wiggins Memorial.'
Kyle then paced the field from green to checkers in the 44-lap affair
to claim the $2,000 windfall! Complete results from last night at
BRP can be accessed by pointing your web browser to www.bubbaracewaypark.com.