Bronson Suffers Late Flat Tire at Deep South Speedway
22, 2020) Another weekend of Crate Late Model racing
greeted the #40b team on November 20-21, as the headed to Deep South
Speedway in Loxley, Alabama for the running of the 'Deep South 100.'
The Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series presided over the dirt-slinging
action and a $10,000 payday was up for grabs. On Friday night, Kyle
Bronson stopped the clock fourth fastest in his group during qualifying
before grabbing the fourth transfer spot through his heat race.
After rolling off from the inside of the sixth row in Saturday's
100-lap finale, Kyle drove a smart race and was up in the second
position with only a handful of laps remaining in the contest. Unfortunately,
the Brandon, Florida star wound up with a flat tire on lap 95 and
was forced to settle for a disappointing thirteenth place showing
in the 'Deep South 100.' Full results from the weekend can be viewed
online at www.crateracinusa.com.
Competes in Crate Late Model National Championship
15, 2020) Following a rare weekend off, Kyle Bronson
unloaded his #40b Crate Late Model on November 13-14 at the ultra-fast
Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee. The American Crate All-Star
Series presided over the 'Crate Late Model National Championship,'
which kicked off on Friday night with a $5,000 to win battle. Kyle
placed third in heat race action prior to passing seven competitors
during the 50-lap headliner to nab a solid eleventh place feature
showing. On Saturday evening in the $15,000 to win grand finale
at "The Gap," Kyle finished fourth in his loaded heat
race and won his B-Main prior to retiring early in the 100-lapper
to settle for a twenty-fourth place effort. Complete results can
be found online at www.volunteerspeedway.com.
Bronson Runner-Up in Crate Late Model at Charlotte!
1, 2020) Driving a #18 Crate Late Model entry for
the Lloyd family, Kyle Bronson was in action on October 30-31 at
the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina.
The 'Drydene World Short Track Championship' boasted a $4,000 paycheck
for the Crate Late Models and 51 drivers signed in to do battle
at the 4/10-mile oval. Kyle knocked down the eighth quickest lap
in Group A during Friday's qualifying session before securing a
heat race triumph. After starting fifth on the feature grid on Saturday,
Kyle stormed past a trio of competitors during the 30-lap affair
to garner a strong runner-up performance behind only victor John
Ruggiero, Jr. Full results from the weekend in Charlotte can be
viewed online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
Wins Heat Race; Finishes Fifth in Powell Memorial
26, 2020) The #40b team found themselves in the
pit area at All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida from October
23-25 to compete in the 25th edition of the 'Powell Memorial.' The
Crate Late Model special event drew a stellar 70 car field - all
of whom were vying for the hefty $25,000 payday. On Friday night
during preliminary action, Kyle Bronson won his heat race to earn
the inside of the third row for the start of the 67-lap headliner.
Following a rain-out of the feature on Saturday, Kyle ran amongst
the top five on Sunday to earn a solid fifth place performance in
the A-Main behind only race winner Mark Whitener, Earl Pearson,
Jr., Michael Brown, and Michael Page! Complete results from the
'Powell Memorial' can be accessed online at www.alltechraceway.com.
Closes Out Lucas Oil Season with DTWC Top Ten
18, 2020) Following a rare weekend off due to a
pair of rain-outs in Georgia, the 2020 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series season wrapped up on October 16-17 in the Buckeye State of
Ohio. The 40th edition of the storied 'Dirt Track World Championship'
took place at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio and 63
competitors were on hand to vie for the whopping $100,000 winner's
check. On Friday night, Kyle Bronson stopped the clock eleventh
fastest in Group B during qualifying prior to placing sixth in his
loaded heat race. After a B-Main triumph on Saturday evening, Kyle
started the 100-lap DTWC from the inside of the eleventh row. During
the extra-distance affair, the Brandon, Florida ace improved twelve
spots to land in the ninth finishing position. Kyle officially wound
up tied for seventh in the final version of the LOLMDS point standings.
Full results from the crown jewel extravaganza at PRP can be located
by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Rallies to Eleventh in $20k Pittsburgher 100
4, 2020) Following a rain-out on Friday night at
Raceway 7 in Conneaut, Ohio, Kyle Bronson returned to competition
on Saturday evening, October 3 at the sprawling Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Motor Speedway in Imperial, Pennsylvania. The Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series one again presided over the 32nd Annual 'Pittsburgher
100' and 35 entrants signed into the pit area to vie for the whopping
$20,000 payday in the single-day shootout. Kyle posted the fourth
quickest lap in Group B during qualifying, but unfortunately wound
up eighth in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main. After utilizing
a series provisional to gain access into the 100-lap headliner,
Kyle rallied from the back a couple of different times to salvage
a steady eleventh place performance. The Brandon, Florida ace still
sits eighth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings
exiting the 'Pittsburgher 100.' Complete results from last night
at PPMS can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Bronson Ventures to Brownstown for Jackson 100
27, 2020) Kyle Bronson and his #40b team followed
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour to the legendary Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on September 25-26 for the 41st
Annual 'Jackson 100' weekend. On Friday night in the $10,000 to
win weekend opener, Kyle ran third in his heat race prior to winding
up twenty-first in the final finishing order of the 40-lap main
event. At the 1/4-mile oval on Saturday evening, a stout 60 car
field assembled at Brownstown to vie for the $15,000 winner's check
in the 'Jackson 100.' Kyle, who sits eighth in the current LOLMDS
point standings, finished third in his stacked heat race and nineteenth
in the 100-lap headliner. Complete results from the southern Indiana
facility can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Heads West to FALS and I-80 for Four-Race Week
20, 2020) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) was busy
from September 15-19 in the states of Illinois and Nebraska, as
a total of four special events were held at Fairbury Speedway in
Fairbury, Illinois and I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. Things
started on Tuesday night at FALS in a DIRTcar Racing showdown dubbed
as 'One for the Road,' which paid out $15,000 to the winner. Kyle
Bronson clicked off the eighth fastest lap in Group A during the
qualifying session before running third in his stacked heat race.
Kyle then moved up inside of the top ten during the 50-lap main
event and wound up leaving the Land of Lincoln with a solid ninth
Next up was a trip west to I-80 Speedway for a trio
of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series programs that made up the 'I-80
Nationals.' On Thursday in the Cornhusker State, Kyle ran fourth
in his heat race prior to slipping back to thirteenth in the $7,000
to win feature. Another $7,000 top prize was then on the line on
Friday, as Kyle finished third in his heat race and twentieth in
the 30-lapper. In the $30,000 to win 'I-80 Nationals' finale on
Saturday evening, the Brandon, Florida standout moved past ten competitors
during the course of the 80-lap contest to secure a strong eighth
place performance. Full results from the lucrative four-race week
can be viewed by clicking on www.fairburyspeedway.com
(Todd Healy Photo)
Bronson Earns Top Ten in Eldora Speedway Prelim
13, 2020) The #40b team made the trek to Eldora
Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September 10-12 for the 'Intercontinental
Classic,' which was a fan-less event that took the place of the
annual 'World 100.' The three-day weekend kicked off with a pair
of $10,000 to win preliminary programs. On Thursday night in the
opener, Kyle Bronson placed third in his loaded heat race, but an
incident during the 30-lap feature relegated him to a sixteenth
place showing. At the "Big E" on Friday evening in a similar
showdown, Kyle ran third in his heat race prior to moving past a
handful of competitors during the 30-lapper en route to a solid
seventh place performance.
At Eldora Speedway on Saturday, a whopping $50,000 windfall was
on the line in the 'Intercontinental Classic' finale. Kyle finished
fifth in his heat race and was later awarded the third transfer
spot through his B-Main. After rolling off from the outside of the
twelfth row in the 67-lap headliner, the Brandon, Florida star was
unfortunately an early retiree and was relegated to twenty-third
in the final finishing order. Complete results from the action-packed
weekend in the Buckeye State can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Consistent Over Labor Day Holiday Weekend
7, 2020) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) was busy
over the Labor Day holiday weekend (September 4-6) in events in
the states of Kentucky, Ohio, and Georgia. In a $12,000 to win Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series program on Friday night at Ponderosa
Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky, Kyle Bronson ran second in
his heat race before winding up tenth in the final rundown of the
50-lap feature. At Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on
Saturday evening in the $12,000 to win 'Bob Miller Memorial River
Days Rumble 50,' which was also sanctioned by the LOLMDS, Kyle placed
third in his heat race prior to advancing up to sixth in the 50-lapper
to finish behind only winner Hudson O'Neal, Jimmy Owens, Tanner
English, Jared Hawkins, and Shane Clanton.
The #40b team then headed south to Cochran Motor Speedway
in Cochran, Georgia on Sunday to tag the tail in a B-Main in the
'Chevrolet Performance World Championship,' which boasted a $20,000
top prize. Kyle earned a coveted transfer spot through his consolation
race and later rolled off from the inside of the ninth row in the
75-lap headliner. The Brandon, Florida ace then blitzed past thirteen
competitors during the contest to land in the fourth spot behind
only victor Michael Page, Wil Herrington, and Randy Weaver! Full
results from each race can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com
Bronson Makes Trip to Port Royal Speedway...
30, 2020) The lucrative month of August with the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series wrapped up from August 27-29 in
the 'Rumble by the River' at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal,
Pennsylvania. The tripleheader weekend kicked off on Thursday night
with a $10,000 to win program. Kyle Bronson ran third in his stacked
heat race prior to starting the 30-lap sprint from the inside of
the ninth row. At the checkered flag, Kyle had slipped back to finish
twenty-first in the final finishing order.
Following a rain-out of the $12,000 to win show on Friday evening,
Saturday's grand finale in the Keystone State boasted a $15,000
top prize. Kyle scored an impressive heat race triumph at the 1/2-mile
oval to earn the outside of the second row for the start of the
50-lap finale. Unfortunately, the Brandon, Florida ace could not
stay up front and was eventually paid for a sixteenth place performance.
Kyle currently sits eighth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point
standings heading into September. Complete results from the entire
'Rumble by the River' weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Nabs Top Five Showing in $5,000 Batesville Prelim!
23, 2020) Kyle Bronson and his #40b team traveled
to Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas from August
20-22 to compete in the 28th edition of the COMP Cams 'Topless 100.'
In the first of two $5,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
preliminary programs on Thursday, Kyle ran second in his heat race
prior to winding up fourteenth in the final finishing order of the
30-lap feature. At Batesville on Friday in a similar show, Kyle
secured a heat race triumph prior to steering to a strong fifth
place performance in the 30-lap main event, as he trailed only victor
Jimmy Owens, Brandon Overton, Jonathan Davenport, and Shanon Buckingham!
By virtue of racking up the ninth most points during
the two prelims, Kyle started Saturday's 100-lap crown jewel main
event from the inside of the fifth row. With $40,000 on the line
in the popular roof-less special, Kyle was trying to work his way
forward in the 'Topless 100' until contact with Tyler Erb on lap
48 caused him heavy front end damage. The Brandon, Florida ace,
who now sits eighth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings,
was unfortunately forced to retire in the twenty-fourth position.
Complete results from the Batesville biggie can be accessed online
Bronson Claims Top Ten in Ralph Latham Memorial
16, 2020) Next up on the racing calendar for Kyle
Bronson Motorsports (KBM) was a visit to the venerable Florence
Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 12-15 for a trio of Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series events. Things kicked off on Wednesday
evening at the 1/2-mile speedplant with the rain-postponed 'Ralph
Latham Memorial,' which boasted a $12,000 paycheck. Kyle Bronson
ran fifth in his loaded heat race and second in his B-Main before
passing twelve competitors during the 50-lap main event to place
ninth in the final finishing order. At Florence on Thursday night
in the $10,000 to win 'North/South Shootout,' Kyle won his heat
race, but mechanical woes on lap 15 ended his race prematurely and
relegated "Killer" to a disappointing twenty-fourth place
When Friday rolled around at the Cincinnati-area facility,
preliminary action got underway for the annual running of the 'North/South
100.' Kyle moved up to finish fourth in his first heat race, while
he wound up third in his final prelim on Saturday afternoon. By
virtue of racking up the fourteenth most passing points, the Brandon,
Florida ace rolled off from the outside of the seventh row in the
$50,000 to win 'North/South 100.' During the course of the wild
100-lap crown jewel headliner, Kyle pitted several times with issues
and eventually wound up sixteenth in the final rundown. Complete
results from the extended weekend in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Competes in USA Nationals at Cedar Lake...
9, 2020) Kyle Bronson and his #40b team stayed in
the Badger State from August 6-8 to compete in the 33rd Annual 'USA
Nationals' weekend. The three-day extravaganza kicked off on Thursday
night at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin with a $6,000
to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series shootout.
Kyle knocked down the seventh fastest lap in Group A during qualifying
before running fourth in his stacked heat race. After starting the
30-lap sprint from the inside of the seventh row, Kyle was eventually
scored in the fourteenth finishing position.
In the double set of qualifying heat races on Friday
evening, Kyle ran fifth in his first prelim prior to securing a
heat race triumph in his final prelim. "Killer" then placed
third in the dash to earn the inside of the second row for Saturday's
100-lap 'USA Nationals,' which once again carried a whopping $50,000
paycheck. The Brandon, Florida star unfortunately suffered motor
woes early in the crown jewel spectacular and wound up a disappointing
twenty-fifth in the final rundown. Complete results from the busy
weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
Bronson Fifth in Kokomo Opener and at Beaver Dam!
5, 2020) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) was busy
from July 29-August 4 in events across the states of Illinois, Indiana,
and Wisconsin! On Wednesday, July 29 in a $5,000 to win Summer Nationals
showdown at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois, Kyle Bronson's
outing was unfortunately a short one, as he went up in smoke during
his heat race and was forced to sit out the 40-lap headliner that
was ultimately won by Brian Shirley. At Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo,
Indiana on Friday in the first night of the 'Hoosier Dirt Shootout,'
Kyle timed in ninth quickest in Group A during World of Outlaws
Morton Buildings Late Model Series qualifying prior to moving up
to fifth in the $2,500 to win preliminary feature event to finish
behind only race winner Jimmy Owens, Shane Clanton, Cade Dillard,
and Jason Feger.
Saturday's inaugural running of the 'Hoosier Dirt
Shootout,' which was slated to pay out a $25,000 top prize, was
unfortunately rained out after a series a heavy rain showers. The
busy week then wrapped up on Tuesday, August 4 at Beaver Dam Raceway
in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin in another WOOLMS battle, which boasted
a $10,000 payday. Kyle clicked off the third quickest lap in Group
B during time trials and later placed second in his stacked heat
race. After redrawing the sixth starting spot before the drop of
the green flag in the 50-lapper, the Brandon, Florida superstar
advanced up to fifth to trail only victor Jimmy Owens, Billy Moyer,
Cade Dillard, and Brian Shirley! Complete results from each of these
races can be viewed online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com
(Todd Healy Photo)