Seventh in Showdown in Savannah at OSP
4, 2016) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) continued their
2016 campaign on December 2-3 at Oglethorpe Speedway Park in Pooler,
Georgia, as the 'Showdown in Savannah' for Crate Late Models boasted
a $10,000 winner's check. On Friday night in preliminary action,
Kyle Bronson timed in third quickest in his group during qualifying
prior to running third in his stacked heat race. After starting
Saturday's 75-lap main event from the inside of the fifth row,
Kyle made it all the way up to third in the running order before
a scrape with another competitor left his #40b machine with right
front damage. The Brandon, Florida ace eventually slipped a few
spots due to the damage and wound up seventh in the final finishing
order of the 'Showdown in Savannah.' Full results from OSP can
be viewed online at www.ospracing.net.
Rallies Back from Flat Tire for Turkey 100 Podium!
27, 2016) Kyle Bronson and his #40b team invaded Swainsboro
Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia on November 25-26 for the annual
running of the 'Turkey 100.' The Crate Late Model special once
again boasted a hefty $20,000 winner's check. On Friday night,
Kyle clicked off the fastest lap in his group during qualifying
and later scored the victory in his heat race. After starting
Saturday's 100-lap headliner from the outside of the front row,
Kyle was leading the race after the halfway mark when a flat tire
unfortunately sent him to the pits to the attention of his crew.
The Brandon, Florida ace returned to the track with fresh rubber
and rallied through the field to place third in the 'Turkey 100'
behind only victor Jonathan Davenport and runner-up Mark Whitener.
Complete results from Swainsboro can be viewed online at www.swainsbororaceway.com.
Climbs into Top Ten in Modified Special
20, 2016) The Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) team returned
to Open Wheel Modified competition on Saturday night, November
19 in the annual running of the 'Emil & Dale Reutimann Memorial'
at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida. Kyle Bronson ran
fourth in heat race action and later started the $3,000 to win
topless feature from the inside of the eighth row. Kyle then worked
his way past eight competitors during the 50-lap feature to secure
a steady seventh place effort. Full results from the "Clay
by the Bay" can be viewed online at www.eastbayracewaypark.com.
Busy in Hectic National 100 Weekend at EAMS
7, 2016) Kyle Bronson was a busy man from November 4-6
during the 42nd Annual 'National 100' weekend at East Alabama
Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama, as he competed in the
Super Late Model, Late Model Sportsman, and Crate Late Model divisions.
In the two $5,000 to win Super Late Model preliminary programs,
Kyle timed in sixth fastest in Group A during Friday's qualifying
session before finishing seventh in the 42-lap feature, while
he unfortunately missed out on Saturday's 42-lapper. After earning
the sixteenth most points in the prelims, Kyle eventually wound
up twentieth in the final rundown of the $20,000 to win 'National
100' on Sunday evening.
Behind the wheel of a Late Model Sportsman, Kyle
started fourth on the grid in Sunday's A-Main, which carried a
$5,000 winner's check, and crossed underneath the checkers in
the third position behind only feature winner Mark Whitener and
runner-up Jason Hiett. In the Crate Late Model class, the Brandon,
Florida star won his consolation event and later posted a sixteenth
place showing in the $5,000 to win headliner. Full results from
each class at EAMS can be obtained online at www.eamsdirt.com.
Transfers into World Finals Finale!
30, 2016) Next up on the racing schedule for the #40b
team was the annual 'World of Outlaws World Finals' at the pristine
Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina on October
27-29. The three-day World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
weekend started on Thursday night with two rounds of qualifying,
which determined the heat race lineups for the final two series
races of the 2016 season. Kyle Bronson laid down the eighteenth
quickest time in Group A for Friday's show, while he clicked off
the fifteenth fastest lap in Group A for Saturday's shootout.
When the stakes were raised on Friday night, Kyle
ran seventh in his heat race and sixth in his B-Main, which unfortunately
kept the Brandon, Florida ace out of the $12,000 to win main event.
In Saturday's $12,000 to win 'World of Outlaws World Finals' finale,
Kyle grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his loaded
heat race prior to knocking down a respectable fourteenth place
effort in the 50-lap headliner. Complete results from the Charlotte
area can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
Climbs to Third in Short Track Championship!
23, 2016) Kyle Bronson and his #40b team ventured to
the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina
on October 21-22 for the inaugural 'World Short Track Championship.'
Kyle qualified seventh quickest overall in UMP Crate Late Model
time trials prior to running second in heat race action on Friday
night. After starting Saturday's $4,000 to win headliner from
the outside of the fourth row, Kyle was able to blast past five
competitors during the 30-lapper to score an impressive podium
showing. The Brandon, Florida star crossed underneath the checkers
behind only race winner Corey Gordon and runner-up Donald Bradsher.
Full results from Charlotte can be obtained online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
Lands on Podium Twice at Golden Isles
16, 2016) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) invaded Golden
Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia on October 14-15 for the
annual running of the 'Showdown on the Coast.' In the NeSmith
Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series portion of the big weekend, Kyle
Bronson laid down the third quickest lap in his group during qualifying
prior to running third in his heat race on Friday night. During
Saturday's $5,000 to win headliner, Kyle moved past four competitors
during the 60-lapper en route to a strong third place podium showing
behind only victor Chase Edge and runner-up Ronnie Johnson. In
the track's Late Model division, the Brandon, Florida star clicked
off the fourth fastest time in qualifying, won the fast dash,
and later wound up third in the $3,000 to win main event. Complete
results from GIS can be accessed online at www.goldenislesspeedway.com.
2016 Win Total Now at Twenty-Two After EBRP!
2, 2016) Kyle Bronson's 2016 win total now stands at
twenty-two following a sweep of the Saturday night, October 1
program at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida! In the
'Larry Miller Memorial' for Open Wheel Modifieds, Kyle won his
heat race and later started sixth on the grid in the 50-lap main
event. The Brandon, Florida star then took the lead shortly after
the halfway mark in the headliner and drove to the $2,000 triumph
over Mavrick Varnadore and Austin Sanders. Behind the wheel of
his Late Model, Kyle ran second in his heat race, grabbed the
top spot early in the feature event, and claimed the $1,000 windfall
over Jack Nosbisch, Jr. and Jamie Slatton. Complete results from
last night's visit to the "Clay by the Bay" can be accessed
online at www.eastbayracewaypark.com.
(Mike Horne Photo)
Takes $3,000 Crate LM Win at Magnolia!
25, 2016) The #40b team traveled to Magnolia Motor Speedway
in Columbus, Mississippi on September 23-24 for the annual running
of the 'Magnolia State Cotton Pickin' 100.' The unsanctioned Super
Late Model special attracted 62 competitors to "The Mag"
to vie for the $20,000 payday. Kyle Bronson laid down the second
quickest time in Group A during the qualifying session on Friday
night prior to scoring the victory in heat race action. After
starting Saturday's 100-lapper from the inside of the second row
and leading laps 29-57, Kyle eventually slipped back to eleventh
in the final finishing order of the 'Magnolia State Cotton Pickin'
In Crate Late Model action at Magnolia, Kyle racked
up his twentieth feature win of the 2016 racing season! After
winning his heat race and starting third on the grid in the main
event on Saturday evening, the Brandon, Florida ace swapped the
top spot early before regaining the point for good on lap 35.
At the checkers, Kyle was celebrating a $3,000 triumph over Hunter
Carroll, Jeremy Shaw, Scott Dedwylder, and Josh Banes! Complete
results from the action-packed weekend can be viewed online at
Blasts to Eighth in $40k Knoxville Nationals!
18, 2016) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) tackled another
crown jewel event over the September 15-17 weekend in the Hawkeye
State, as the historic Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa played
host to the 13th Annual 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.'
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again sanctioned the
three-day spectacular at the Marion County Fairgrounds oval, which
started with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary showdowns. At
Knoxville on Thursday night, Kyle Bronson clicked off the fastest
lap in Group B during qualifying and placed fifth in both his
heat race and the B-Main before winding up twenty-fourth in the
final rundown of the 25-lap feature. On Friday evening, Kyle unfortunately
missed out on the 25-lapper after finishing fifth in his loaded
heat race and eighth in the B-Main.
By virtue of accumulating the twenty-second most
points during the unique format, Kyle locked himself into the
outside of the eleventh row for the start of Saturday's 100-lap
'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' finale, which once
again carried a stout $40,000 winner's share. The Brandon, Florida
standout then pointed his XR1 Rocket machine towards the front
of the stellar field, eventually climbing all the way up to eighth
at the checkered flag. Complete results from the extended weekend
at Knoxville Raceway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Turns Heads During World 100 Weekend
11, 2016) The #40b team ventured to the hallowed grounds
of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September 8-10 for the
46th Annual 'World 100.' The three-day crown jewel spectacular
at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant drew 108 competitors and
started with a pair of $10,000 to win Twin 25 preliminary programs.
On Thursday night, Kyle Bronson ran third in his heat race prior
to winding up fourteenth in his 25-lap feature event. At the "Big
E" on Friday evening, Kyle finished second in his heat race
and later led laps 16-21 of the wall-banging main event before
a broken driveshaft dropped him to a disappointing twenty-third
The stakes were significantly heightened on Saturday,
as the "Biggest Dirt Race in the World" boasted a whopping
$49,000 winner's check and the famed globe trophy. Kyle placed
eleventh in his heat race and sixteenth in his B-Main, which unfortunately
kept the Brandon, Florida star out of the 'World 100.' Complete
results from the extended weekend in the Buckeye State can be
located online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Wins Heat Race; Finishes on Podium at Ocala
28, 2016) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) rolled into
Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida on Saturday evening, August
27, as a $2,000 payday was on the line for the Late Models. Kyle
Bronson won his heat race in preliminary action and later started
the A-Main from the pole position. During the course of the feature,
which was contested on a one-groove racing surface, Kyle slipped
back to finish third behind only race winner Mark Whitener and
runner-up Tyler Clem. Complete results from last night at BRP
can be viewed online at www.bubbaracewaypark.com.
Sweeps Late Model and Mod Classes at VSP!
21, 2016) Kyle Bronson picked up two more feature victories
on Saturday night, August 20 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville,
Florida! In the Late Model division, Kyle won his heat race in
preliminary action and later made a last lap pass in the 40-lap
headliner to bag the $2,500 windfall over Keith Nosbisch, Donnie
Chappell, Jason Fitzgerald, and Adam Bendenbaugh. Behind the wheel
of his Open Wheel Modified, Kyle won his heat race prior to leading
the 20-lapper from flag-to-flag en route to capturing the $800
payday. Full results from last night at VSP can be viewed online
Returns to Action in Huge Weekend at Florence
14, 2016) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) traveled to
the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 11-13
for both the rain-postponed 'Ralph Latham Memorial' and the 34th
Annual 'North/South 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
presided over the huge three-day weekend in the Cincinnati-area,
as a whopping $80,000 in first place prize money was up for grabs.
On Thursday night, Kyle Bronson timed in eighteenth quickest in
Group A during qualifying prior to running eighth in his heat
race and seventeenth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Kyle was unable
to transfer into the $30,000 to win 'Ralph Latham Memorial,' which
was won by Scott Bloomquist.
At Florence on Friday evening, a double set of heat
races kicked off the 'North/South 100' portion of the weekend.
Kyle placed ninth in his first heat race and third in his second
and final prelim of the night. When Saturday rolled around at
the undersized 1/2-mile speedplant, Kyle finished fifth in his
B-Main and eighth in the $2,500 to win Non-Qualifiers Race. The
Brandon, Florida star was not able to advance into the $50,000
to win 'North/South 100' that was won by Bobby Pierce. Complete
results from the long weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Cashes $3,000 Win in Chuck Scott Tribute Race!
10, 2016) Brandon, Florida star Kyle Bronson bagged his
seventeenth feature win overall in 2016 over the July 8-9 weekend
at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia! The 'Chuck Scott
Tribute Race' was held at GIS and a $3,000 winner's check was
on the line for the Late Models. Kyle set Fast Time on Friday
night during qualifying and later claimed a $500 victory in the
fast dash after starting in the sixth spot. On Saturday evening,
Kyle controlled the field from flag-to-flag in the 30-lapper to
best Cecil Eunice, Rhett Carter, Chad Tuten, and Travis Carroll!
Full results from the I-95 Toyota Challenge Series special can
be viewed online at www.goldenislesspeedway.com.
Busy Over Holiday Weekend at Swainsboro & VSP
(July 4, 2016) Kyle Bronson and his #40b team
ventured to Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia and Volusia
Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida on July 2-3 for special
events. On Saturday night at Swainsboro, a $5,000 top prize was
on the line for the Crate Late Models. Kyle clicked off the third
quickest lap during qualifying to earn the inside of the second
row for the start of the A-Main. The Brandon, Florida star then
moved up to second in the headliner to earn a strong runner-up
effort behind only race winner Chesley Dixon.
At VSP on Sunday, a $3,000 winner's check was up
for grabs in both the Late Model and Open Wheel Modified divisions.
Behind the wheel of his Late Model, Kyle earned Fast Time honors
in qualifying, won his heat race, and later placed second in the
40-lapper behind only victor Jason Fitzgerald. In his Open Wheel
Modified, Kyle timed in second fastest in the qualifying session
and ran second in his heat race before dominating the 30-lap feature
event. Unfortunately, Kyle was disqualified in post-race inspection
for a grooved left front tire - even though the rule book does
not deem that illegal. UMP officials have notified Kyle that he
will in fact be paid for the $3,000 win despite being stripped
of the victory at the track on Sunday. Full results from both
venues can be located online at www.swainsbororaceway.com
Runner-Up in Late Model at EBRP
26, 2016) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) unloaded their
Late Model on Saturday night, June 25 at East Bay Raceway Park
in Gibsonton, Florida for a regular weekly show. Kyle Bronson
ran second in heat race action and later had a strong run in the
$1,000 to win headliner. At the end of thirty green flag racing
laps, Kyle found himself in the second position behind only feature
winner Doug Horton. Complete results from last night at the "Clay
by the Bay" can be viewed online at www.eastbayracewaypark.com.
Wins in Modified; Runner-Up in Powell Memorial!
12, 2016) Kyle Bronson racked up his fifteenth feature
win of the 2016 racing season on Friday night, June 10 at Volusia
Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida! Behind the wheel of his
Open Wheel Modified, Kyle won his heat race from the fifth starting
spot and later rolled off from the outside of the front row in
the 20-lap feature event. The Brandon, Florida star then led from
flag-to-flag in the headliner to pocket the $1,000 payday at VSP!
In the 'Powell Memorial' for Late Models, Kyle clicked
off the fastest lap in his group during qualifying prior to scoring
the victory in Friday's heat race. During the course of the $6,700
to win main event on Saturday evening, Kyle advanced up to second
to finish an impressive runner-up behind only victor Mark Whitener
in the 67-lap affair. Complete results from both divisions can
be accessed online at www.vspdirtlife.com.