SIMPSON DOMINATES DAVENPORT FOR $5,000 WIN!
22, 2018) Chris Simpson, of Oxford, Iowa, was back in Lucas
Oil MLRA victory lane on Friday evening, April 20 at Davenport Speedway
in Davenport, Iowa! Chris won his heat race in preliminary action
and later led all thirty laps of the main event from the pole position
to claim the $5,000 top prize ahead of Brian Shirley, Tyler Bruening,
Tony Jackson, Jr., and Payton Looney! On Saturday night, April 21,
the #32 team followed the MLRA gang to 34 Raceway in West Burlington,
Iowa for the $10,555 to win 'Slocum 50.' Chris won his heat race,
led the first four circuits of the 50-lapper, and settled for an
impressive runner-up effort in the lucrative event behind only victor
Shannon Babb. Full results from both weekend shows can be obtained
by clicking on www.mlraracing.com.
SIMPSON CAPTURES $15,000 TOP PRIZE
IN THAW BRAWL!!!
1, 2018) Oxford, Iowa star Chris Simpson claimed the biggest
payday of his career on Saturday evening, March 31 during the 'Thaw
Brawl' finale at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois! Chris knocked
down the ninth fastest lap in Group B during Lucas Oil MLRA Series
time trials before scoring the win in heat race action. After starting
the 75-lap main event from the outside of the front row, Chris passed
his brother Chad Simpson for the point on lap 18 and held the lead
for the remainder of the contest. He went on to bag the $15,000
windfall ahead of Rusty Schlenk, Ricky Weiss, Chad Simpson, and
A day earlier, the #32 team was in the pit area at LaSalle for
the $5,000 to win Lucas Oil MLRA Series season opener on Friday,
March 30. Chris posted the fourth quickest time in Group A during
qualifying prior to running second in his loaded heat race. He then
fought a tight racecar during the 50-lap headliner and wound up
retiring from the race in the seventeenth position. Full results
from both 'Thaw Brawl' weekend battles can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com.
WILD WEST SHOOTOUT NIGHTLY RESULTS
14, 2018) Chris Simpson, of Oxford, Iowa, wrapped up the
12th Annual 'Wild West Shootout' tonight at Arizona Speedway in
Queen Creek, Arizona and was one of the 45 entrants who signed in
to the pit area to vie for the $13,000 windfall in the miniseries
finale. Chris logged the fastest lap in his group during the qualifying
session, but later suffered rear-end troubles during his heat race.
He returned to the track for his B-Main, but wound up twelfth in
the consolation race and was unable to crack the starting grid for
the 50-lap grand finale, which was eventually won by Brandon Sheppard.
(January 13, 2018) The penultimate contest of
the 2018 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries took place tonight at Arizona
Speedway and another $5,000 payday awaited the winner who stood
tall in victory lane at the Queen Creek, Arizona facility. Chris
Simpson qualified fourth quickest in his group during time trials
before placing fifth in his stacked heat race. After scoring the
victory in his B-Main, Chris worked past four racecars during the
40-lap main event to lay claim to a fourteenth place effort.
(January 12, 2018) Yet another $5,000 winner's
check was up for grabs tonight in the fourth round of the 'Wild
West Shootout' at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. Chris
Simpson stopped the clock fastest in his group during the time trial
session prior to picking up a win in his loaded heat race. After
drawing the outside of the front row for the start of the 30-lap
feature, Chris wound up finishing fourth in the unsanctioned affair
behind only victor Mike Marlar, Ricky Weiss, and Bobby Pierce!
(January 10, 2018) Following a couple of days
off from racing competition, the third round of the six-race 'Wild
West Shootout' miniseries took center stage tonight at Arizona Speedway
in Queen Creek, Arizona. A hammer-down racing surface greeted the
45 Super Late Model entrants tonight following a deluge of overnight
rain in the Phoenix area. Chris Simpson knocked down the fastest
lap in his group during time trials before securing a win in heat
race action. After drawing the pole position for the $5,000 to win
headliner and pacing the talented field for the first eight circuits,
Chris slipped back to sixth at the unfurling of the checkered flag
following forty green flag laps.
(January 7, 2018) Night two of the 12th Annual
'Wild West Shootout' took place earlier tonight at Arizona Speedway
in Queen Creek, Arizona and another $5,000 top prize was on the
line. Chris Simpson once again paced the 50 car field during time
trials to knock down the fastest lap before placing second in his
heat race. The Oxford, Iowa standout then started the 40-lapper
from the inside of the sixth row and vaulted all the way up to third
until a hole in his radiator forced him to retire in the twenty-second
(January 6, 2018) The Chris Simpson Racing team
lifted the lid to their 2018 campaign tonight in round one of the
annual 'Wild West Shootout' at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek,
Arizona. A strong 50 car Super Late Model field assembled in the
desert for the $5,000 to win opener. Chris Simpson laid down the
quickest lap during the qualifying session to earn Fast Time honors
prior to picking up the win in his heat race. After drawing the
outside of the front row for the start of the 40-lap headliner,
Chris led laps 18-33 before settling for a strong runner-up performance
behind only victor Ricky Weiss!
SIMPSON SLATED TO KICK OFF 2018 AT
19, 2017) On the heels of a very strong 2017 season that
saw Chris Simpson celebrate in victory lane on eight different occasions,
the Oxford, Iowa standout released his early-season 2018 schedule
recently at www.chrissimpson32.com. Chris plans to debut a brand-new
Black Diamond racecar during the six-race 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries
at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona from January 6-14. The
first five Super Late Model shows out west will pay $5,000 to the
winner, while the January 14 finale will boast a $13,000 top prize.
Click on the SCHEDULE
page of www.chrissimpson32.com to view the tentative schedule through
the month of April for the Chris Simpson Racing team!