CHRIS SIMPSON LANDS EIGHTH WIN OF '17 AT GRANITE CITY!
(October 1, 2017)
Oxford, Iowa standout Chris Simpson reached victory lane for the eighth time during his 2017 campaign on Friday evening, September 29 during the huge 'Mod Mania' weekend at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois! Chris ran second in his loaded heat race and later led the last eleven circuits of the UMP Super Late Model special to bag the $2,500 winner's check ahead of Bobby Pierce, Shannon Babb, Jason Feger, and Ryan Unzicker!

In other action at the St. Louis area facility over the September 28-30 weekend, Chris won his heat race on Thursday night prior to placing a strong third in the $2,000 to win opener behind only victor Ryan Unzicker and runner-up Tim Manville. In Saturday's $3,000 to win finale at Granite City, Chris earned Fast Time honors during qualifying, won his heat race, and later ran second in the headliner behind only race winner Bobby Pierce. Full results from the 'Mod Mania' weekend can be accessed online at www.tricityspeedway.net. (Jimmy Dearing Photo)

SIMPSON RUNNER-UP AT BOTH DAVENPORT & LASALLE!
(September 25, 2017)
Chris Simpson competed at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa and LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois over the September 22-24 weekend. On Friday night in a $5,000 to win Modified race at Davenport, Chris won his heat race in preliminary action prior to driving past five competitors during the 30-lap feature en route to a strong runner-up effort in Doug Cue's machine behind only victor Justin Kay. At LaSalle on Sunday evening, a $4,000 top prize was on the line for the Super Late Models in an unsanctioned showdown. Chris also scored a heat race win at the 1/4-mile bullring and led most of the 40-lap headliner before settling for an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Dennis Erb, Jr. Full results from both weekend races can be found online at www.davenportspeedway.com and www.lasallespeedway.com.

CHRIS SIMPSON EARNS TOP FIVE IN KNOXVILLE PRELIM!
(September 17, 2017)
The #32 team had another crown jewel event on their racing calendar from September 14-16 at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again sanctioned the 14th Annual 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.' A 56 car field assembled at the 1/2-mile Marion County Fairgrounds speedplant and things kicked off with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary events. On Thursday evening, Chris Simpson unfortunately narrowly missed out on the 25-lap feature after finishing fifth in his heat race and seventh in his B-Main. At Knoxville on Friday night, Chris placed second in his loaded heat race prior to moving up one spot in the 25-lapper to record an impressive fifth place showing behind only victor Mike Marlar, Tim McCreadie, Josh Richards, and Brandon Sheppard!

By virtue of accumulating the eighth best point total during the prelims, Chris started Saturday's 100-lap headliner from the outside of the fourth row. After enduring a flat tire on lap 27 of the $40,000 to win affair, the Oxford, Iowa native rallied back through the pack to salvage a steady eleventh place performance in the largest race in his home state. Full results from the 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' weekend can be found by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.

SIMPSON ROLLS TO NINTH IN $50,000 WORLD 100!!!
(September 10, 2017)
Chris Simpson Racing rolled through the pit gate at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September 7-9 for the 47th edition of the 'World 100.' The most prestigious event in the Super Late Model industry drew 104 competitors to the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant and things got underway with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs, each of which paid $10,000 to the winner. On Thursday night, Chris Simpson placed third in his heat race prior to winding up thirteenth in the final rundown of the 25-lap sprint. At the "Big E" on Friday evening, Chris finished fifth in his heat race, second in his B-Main, and eleventh in the 25-lapper.

The largest crowd ever in the storied history of Eldora Speedway then assembled on Saturday and all eyes were focused on who would come out on top of the 'World 100' and receive the famous globe trophy, along with the hefty $50,000 winner's share. Chris ran sixth in his loaded heat race, but later grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his B-Main. The Oxford, Iowa standout then rallied past eighteen competitors during the 100-lap grind to land a strong ninth place 'World 100' performance. Complete results from the crown jewel spectacular in the Buckeye State can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

CHRIS SIMPSON COLLECTS $10,000 FOR FIRST YANKEE WIN!!!
(September 3, 2017)
Chris Simpson bagged his seventh victory of the 2017 racing season behind the wheel of Jason Rauen's #98 racecar over the September 1-2 weekend in the annual running of the 'Yankee Dirt Track Classic' at Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa! In the IMCA Deery Bros. Summer Series portion of the program, Chris timed in twenty-ninth fastest during qualifying prior to taking the victory in his heat race. After starting sixth on the grid in Saturday's 100-lapper, Chris led on a couple of different occasions before grabbing the point for good on lap 73. He then beat Joel Callahan, Justin Kay, Tyler Bruening, and Chad Holladay to the checkered flag to collect the $10,000 winner's check!

Behind the wheel of an Open Wheel Modified, Chris started ninth in the $3,000 to win main event and steered past a handful or racecars en route to a steady fourth place performance. Full results from the popular 'Yankee Dirt Track Classic' weekend can be accessed online at www.farleyspeedwaypromotions.com. (Tom Macht Photo)

SIMPSON BAGS TOP FIVE IN GEORGE SCHEFFLER MEMORIAL
(August 26, 2017)
One lone event was on the racing calendar for the Chris Simpson Racing team over the weekend, as they rolled into Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Friday evening, August 25 for the annual running of the 'George Scheffler Memorial.' The Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series tour presided over the single-day shootout and a $9,000 winner's check was on the line. Chris Simpson earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session prior to finishing second in his heat race. After starting fifth on the grid in the 50-lap feature event, which was contested on a one-groove racing surface, Chris was able to move up to finish fourth behind only victor Scott James, Billy Drake, and Paul Parker. Full results from the 'George Scheffler Memorial' can be located by clicking on www.cornbeltclash.com.

HECTIC WEEK FOR #32 TEAM IN WISCONSIN & IOWA...
(August 8, 2017)
Chris Simpson and his #32 team got a bit of redemption from last night, as they dominated tonight at West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty, Iowa to score a $10,000 triumph for their sixth victory of the 2017 campaign! Chris laid down the second fastest lap during the Corn Belt Clash qualifying session and later claimed a victory in heat race action. After starting the 40-lapper from the pole position, Chris led each and every circuit of the headliner to bag the five-figure payday ahead of Scott Bloomquist, Chad Simpson, Rodney Sanders, and Spencer Diercks! (Mike Ruefer Photo)

(August 7, 2017) Chris Simpson Racing rolled into Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa tonight for a $10,000 to win Corn Belt Clash battle. Chris Simpson ran second in his heat race and later started the 50-lap feature event from the outside of the second row. Unfortunately, Chris got into the wall early in the race and suffered a flat Hoosier tire. He later retired from the biggie in his home state and wound up fifteenth in the final rundown.

(August 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. Chris Simpson laid down the tenth fastest lap in Group B during time trials last night and later ran fifth in heat race action. After finishing second in tonight's consolation race, Chris was able to pick off seven competitors during the 100-lap 'USA Nationals' on his way to a thirteenth place showing.

(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. Chris Simpson placed sixth sixth in his stacked heat race prior to grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his consolation event. Chris then opted to pull his #32 off of the aggressive racing surface after only one circuit in the 30-lap main event and was officially relegated to twenty-fourth in the final finishing order.

(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 #32 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. Chris Simpson knocked down the quickest lap overall during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors and later scored an impressive victory in heat race action. After drawing the fourth starting spot in the 50-lap finale, Chris battled hard for a top five outing before slipping back to seventh at the checkered flag.

(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 Chris Simpson Racing was in the pit area to vie for the $10,000 top prize. Chris Simpson tripped the clock sixth fastest in Group A during qualifying before grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 50-lapper from the outside of the fifth row, Chris hung around the top ten and eventually settled for an eleventh place showing in the caution-free affair.

SIMPSON FLEXES MUSCLE DURING PDC; FINISHES SEVENTH!
(July 30, 2017)
The #32 team ventured to Fairbury American Legion Speedway on July 28-29 for the 28th edition of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic,' which was once again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. A robust field of 65 Super Late Model teams piled into the pit area in downtown Fairbury, Illinois to vie for the whopping $30,000 winner's check. On Friday night, Chris Simpson laid down the quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his $2,500 to win qualifying feature event behind only victor Brandon Sheppard, Bobby Pierce, and Chris Madden. After starting Saturday's 100-lap grind from the inside of the eighth row, Chris vaulted all the way up to second in the running order until track officials pushed out inside tire markers during a late-race caution, which severely altered his racing groove. The Oxford, Iowa native slipped back several spots late in the distance and wound up seventh in the final finishing order of the PDC. Full results from FALS can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

CHRIS CHARGES TO EIGHTH IN SILVER DOLLAR NAT'LS!
(July 23, 2017)
The Chris Simpson Racing team invaded I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on July 21-22 for the 7th Annual 'Silver Dollar Nationals,' which was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and paid a whopping $53,000 to the winner - a record high. Things kicked off in the Cornhusker State on Friday night with two sets of qualifying heat races. Chris Simpson placed fifth in his first heat race of the evening and sixth in his final prelim. After grabbing the second transfer spot through his B-Main on Saturday, Chris started the 80-lap finale from the outside of the eleventh row. The Oxford, Iowa standout then rallied past fourteen racecars during the action-packed race en route to a steady eighth place performance. Full results from I-80 Speedway can be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.

SIMPSON ADVANCES NINE SPOTS IN NAPA KNOW HOW 50
(July 15, 2017)
Chris Simpson and his #32 team drove through the pit gate on Friday night, July 14 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois for the 'NAPA Know How 50.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series special drew 32 competitors to the St. Louis-area venue, all of whom were vying for the $10,000 winner's check. Chris knocked down the seventh fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session before finishing sixth in his stacked heat race. After grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his B-Main, Chris started the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the eleventh row. The Oxford, Iowa star then proceeded to pick off nine competitors during the 'NAPA Know How 50' on his way to a thirteenth place effort. Full results from last night at Granite City can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

MULTI-CAR TANGLE TAKES SIMPSON OUT AT DEER CREEK
(July 9, 2017)
Chris Simpson Racing rolled into the pristine Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota on Saturday night, July 8 for the annual running of the 'Gopher 50.' The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series presided over the prestigious race, which drew 36 competitors to the 3/8-mile oval to vie for the $10,000 payday. Chris Simpson stopped the clock sixth quickest in Group A during the qualifying session and later ran fifth in his stacked heat race. After nabbing the second transfer spot through his consolation event, Chris was unfortunately involved in a multi-car tangle on lap 28 and was forced to retire from the 'Gopher 50' in the twenty-third position. Full results from last night at Deer Creek Speedway can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

SIMPSON DRIVES CUE'S MODIFIED TO SIXTH AT VINTON
(July 3, 2017)
A last minute decision put Chris Simpson behind the wheel of Doug Cue's #32 Open Wheel Modified on Sunday evening, July 2 at Benton County Speedway in Vinton, Iowa. Chris moved past two cars in his heat race to finish fifth and later rolled off from the inside of the tenth row in the $3,500 to win main event. The Oxford, Iowa standout then blasted by thirteen competitors during the A-Main on his way to a steady sixth place feature effort. Complete results from last night's 23rd Annual 'Hogan Memorial' at Vinton can be viewed by clicking on www.jjamracing.net.

CHRIS SIMPSON DROPS IN ON UMP SUMMER NATIONALS
(June 24, 2017)
Next up was a visit to Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois tonight for another Summer Nationals tilt, which carried a $10,000 payday. Chris Simpson tripped the clock third quickest in Group B during the time trial session prior to picking up an impressive win in heat race action. Chris then drew the third starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap finale and wound up finishing right where he started... in the third position behind only race winner Shannon Babb and runner-up Dennis Erb, Jr.!

(June 23, 2017) Another day, another "Hell Tour" stop for the #32 team, as they rolled into Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois today for a $10,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals show. Chris Simpson laid down the overall fastest lap during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors of the 33 car field and later placed second in his stacked heat race. Chris then started fifth on the grid in the 40-lap main event and drove up to finish a close third behind only victor Dennis Erb, Jr. and runner-up Tony Jackson, Jr.!

(June 22, 2017) The Chris Simpson Racing team was in the pit area tonight at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois for a UMP Summer Nationals program, which boasted a $5,000 winner's check. Chris Simpson posted the quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session prior to running second in heat race action. The Oxford, Iowa star then moved up one spot during the course of the 40-lapper to finish fourth behind only race winner Bobby Pierce, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Ryan Unzicker!

(June 21, 2017) Afternoon rain showers have cancelled tonight's UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals showdown at Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa. There will be no makeup date for the $10,000 to win event and the "Hell Tour" will now move on to Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois on Thursday, June 22.

SIMPSON STRONG THROUGHOUT DREAM WEEKEND!
(June 11, 2017)
The #32 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.

Chris Simpson ran second in heat race action on Thursday night prior to moving up to seventh in the 25-lap main event. On Friday evening, Chris once again placed second in his heat race before knocking down an impressive fourth place effort in the 25-lapper behind only victor Mason Zeigler, Jimmy Mars, and Tim McCreadie. When the stakes were raised on Saturday in the Buckeye State, the Oxford, Iowa ace finished fifth in his loaded heat race and later swapped motors before utilizing a high point provisional. Chris then rallied past nine competitors during the 100-lap 'Dirt Late Model Dream' en route to a steady eleventh place performance. Full results from the extended weekend at Eldora Speedway can be accessed by pointing your Internet browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.

TWO MORE WINS FOR CHRIS SIMPSON WORTH $6,000!
(June 3, 2017)
Chris Simpson's 2017 win total now stands at five following a pair of Lucas Oil MLRA Series triumphs on June 1-2 in the states of Missouri and Iowa! On Thursday night at Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri, Chris won his heat race in preliminary action prior to leading all 25 circuits in the headliner to score the $3,000 windfall - including a $1,000 bonus - over Jesse Stovall, Tony Jackson, Jr., Terry Phillips, and Rodney Sanders. At Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa on Friday evening, Chris once again swept the racing program by clicking off the fastest lap in qualifying, winning his heat race, and leading all forty laps in the main event. The Oxford, Iowa star beat his brother Chad Simpson, Jordan Yaggy, Brent Larson, and Jesse Stovall to the checkered flag to earn another $3,000 payday. Complete results from both MLRA battles can be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com. (Jim DenHamer Photo)

 

 

:: home | profile | schedule | sponsors | apparel | photos | for sale | crew | contact ::

Email Chris Simpson! Like Us on Facebook! Home Profile Schedule Sponsors Apparel Photos For Sale Crew Contact