News

Print

Neither Rain Nor The Lights Stop Action At Bubba Raceway Park

. Posted in Racing News

The rain out of turn 4 and even the frontstretch lights shutting off during the Amsoil V-8 Thunderstocks feature couldn't damper the night of 5 divisions. The Late Models and UMP Open-Wheel Modifieds headlined the night with the Mini Stocks, Amsoil V-8 Thunderstocks, and Gladiators also racing for very important points in 2011.

The Mini Stocks were up first and Ray Folwell was looking for his 3rd consecutive win, but everyone else was looking at the target. On lap 1 the action stopped for Cody Kinsey who was stuck in turn 4. After the restart Ray Folwell made accidental contact with Chris Zimmermann, putting the 29 into a loop. The restart gave Brittany Yates her chance and she took it and put the 53 in position #1. On lap 13, Ray Rogers spun the 22 while running in the top 5 which cost him a shot at the point. With 4 laps to go, the Rays, Ethridge and Folwell, made contact and Folwell kept his spot at the back as Ethridge was given his position at the tail. Yates held off the challenges for the final 4 laps to take the win over Ray Rogers, Sean Babcock,  Robert Morfin, Jr., and Ryan Babcock. However, in tech, Sean Babcock's 9B was found under-weight and therefore deemed illegal moving Morfin to the podium, Ryan Babcock to 4th, and Ray Folwell went home 5th.

The UMP Open-Wheel Modifieds took to the clay 2nd and they used all 25 minutes. On lap 1 the 66 of Dale Murray and the 10 of Scott Mooers made contact and brought out the yellow. The lap 9 caution was very unfortunate as it was for pole-sitter and then-leader Kyle Owen in the 2. On the restart the 40B of Kyle Bronson and the 27 of Bruce Harvey spun in turn 1. The lap 12 wreck of Jason Davis, James Smith, Garland Spangler, Steve Whitener, and Scott Mooers colliding in turn 4. On lap 19 Jeff Bagent spun setting up a Green/White- Checkered for Jeff Mathews to hold off Ivedent Lloyd, Jr., in a rare appearance in Mathews car, and hold him off he did. Jeff Mathews took the yellow-filled race with Ivedent Lloyd, Jr. putting the team car 2nd, Jamie Carter in a come-from-behind 3rd, Kyle Bronson in 4th, and Steve Whitener took 5th.



Late Model racing with the likes of Lloyd, Ivey, Whitener, Cobb, and Nobles is always good and it was no exception this week. On lap 11 the 3 of Billy Boyd, 11 of Matthew Hartley, and 18 of J.O. Nobles made contact and spun. Lap 15 disappointed many fans as the 21 of Ivedent Loyd, Jr. pulled the 21 off for the night. Keith Nosbisch and Ken Monahan found the wall on lap 17, however, both did continue. As David Clegg pulled the 07 off the yellow flag came out setting up a 4-lap dash. They dashed and Darrell Padgett took the flag-to-flag win with Mark Whitener using the magic for 2nd, Johnny Collins in 3rd place, Tyler Ivey in a strong 4th, and Bo Allen took home a top 5 finish.

The lights may have gone out, but they came back on for the Amsoil V-8 Thunderstocks. On lap 1, Brandon Tillander, Richard Calmes, and Mickey Jackson spun as the lights went off. After a red flag for nearly 20 minutes because of the lights, the Amsoil V-8 Thunderstocks went to lap 10 before Mickey Jackson smacked the wall and Jonathan Appleby, Nathan Huffington, and Tim Mathieu crashed on the frontstretch. After the clean-up it was all Jason Gamble as Don Stroshal's transmission failed him. Gamble held off the 121 of Gordon Cade in his best ever dirt finish, Brian Mullins, Jonathan Gillette, and Vaughn Woodall.

The Gladiators saw 12 enter the arena, but only 1 could emerge victorious. On lap 9 the amazing battle between Greg Boynge and Steve Cox ended when Boynge's wheel fell off. Cox led the final 6 laps, but had to earn it. Michael Carr kept the car clean and took 2nd place home, Brandon Haseleu took another podium finish, Jerry Taylor put the 76 in 4th, and Jason Brown was the last in the money.

Next Friday and Staurday night is the Powell Memorial with racing at 8:00 on Friday and 7:00 on Saturday. The Late Models qualify and dash for cash and the other classes run heats and a dash for cash on Friday. Saturday will be A-mains for the Late Models, Mini Stocks, and Amsoil V-8 Thunderstocks. Gates open at 5:00 and racing at 8:00 on FRIDAY night for the first half of the Powell Memorial. For more information check out www.bubbaracewaypark.com or call the Speedway hotline.

Bubba Raceway Park Results (5/28)
Late Models
1- 46P Darrell Padgett
2- 58 Mark Whitener
3- 5C Johnny Collins
4- 47 Tyler Ivey
5- 71 Bo Allen
6- 32 Phillip Cobb
7- 35 Christian Augspurger
8- 99 Shan Smith
9- 33 Jeff Mathews
10- 1W Dillon Wood
11- 10 Win Ingersoll
12- 3 Billy Boyd
13- 72P Len Parrish
14- 12 Jack Nosbisch, Jr.
15- 07 David Clegg
16- 311 Ken Monahan
17- 02 Keith Nosbisch
18- 21 Ivedent Lloyd, Jr.
19- 10C David Crews
20- 11 Matthew Hartley
21- 18JO J.O. Nobles
22- 23VP Vennis Pipkin, Jr.
23- 1A Jim Cryer
DNS- 7 David Denson
DNS- 49 Justin Tilton

UMP Open-Wheel Modifieds
1- 33 Jeff Mathews
2- 333 Ivedent Lloyd, Jr.
3- 75 Jamie Carter
4- 40B Kyle Bronson
5- 8W Steve Whitener
6- 34 Jim Passino
7- 40 James Smith
8- 51 Henry Hall
9- 1K Scott Kurtzner
10- 54 Larry Burkins
11- 145 Jason Davis
12- 67 Garret Stewart
13- 56 Dave Barber
14- 10 William Mooers
15- 06 Kris Douglas
16- 66 Dale Murray
17- 94 Jeff Bagent
18- 27 Bruce Harvey
19- 10 Gene Owen
20- X Garland Spangler
21- 7S Ronnie Chance
22- 2 Kyle Owen
23- 2D Devin Dixon
24- 8S Rick Scott

Mini Stock
1- 53 Brittany Yates
2- 22 Ray Rogers
3- 7M Robert Morfin, Jr.
4- 9 Ryan Babcock
5- 21X Ray Folwell
6- 29 Chris Zimmermann
7- 21 Ray Ethridge
8- 81 Buddy Pope
9- 28 Brandon Elwood
10- 55 Michael Clayton
11- 74 Michael Gibbs
12- 11K Cody Kinsey
13- 10 Eric Knight
14- 11M Megan Meyer
DNS- 75H Stephen Hohlbaugh
DQ (tech-weight)- 9B Sean Babcock

Amsoil V-8 Thunderstock
1- 27G Jason Gamble
2- 121C Gordon Cade
3- 28 Brian Mullins
4- 64 Jonathan Gillette
5- 3W Vaughn Woodall
6- 14M Tim Mathieu
7- 61 Mike Tripp
8- 18 Chris Watson
9- 73 Brandon Tillander
10- 5W Curtis Clark
11- 31 Mike Tyre
12- 60 Jonathan Appleby
13- 11 Don Stroshal
14- 86 Mickey Jackson
15- 27H Nathan Huffington
16- 4C Richard Calmes
DNS- 69A Mark Trexler
DNS- 77 Matthew Kramer

Gladiator
1- P38 Steve Cox
2- 77C Michael Carr
3- 3H Brandon Haseleu
4- 76 Jerry Taylor
5- 201 Jason Brown
6- 10 Ken McCloud
7- 57 Andrew Cabrales
8- 83 Kody Fisher
9- 83M Kathie Fisher
10- 77K Matthew Kramer
11- 43 Richard Todd
12- 44 Greg Boynge
DNS- 81 Steven Johnson
DNS- 2 Ryan Brinson
DNS- 13 Larry Swift
DNS- 31 Kevin Benjamin

BUBBA RACEWAY PARK NEWStHE LATEST NEWS, RESULTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

June 22, 2015

Results 6-19-15

by Lisa Mamph
Limited Late Model - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 4 17SS Shan Smith Dade City, Fl 50.00 2 3 18JO J.o. Nobles Nahunta , Ga 48.00 3 1 127 Caleb Mcgillivray Sorrento , Fl 46.00 4 5 154 Caleb Mcgillivray Sorrento , Fl 44.00 5 9 71 Richard Livernois Jr. Dover , Fl 42.00 6 6 5 Tim Grubaugh Jr. Ocala , Fl 40.00 7 10 0 Chuck Jackson Umatilla , Fl 38.00 8 11 92 Rick Elwood Ocala , Fl 36.00 9 7 75T Sonny Thompson Interlachen , Fl 34.00 10 13 24 Randy Strehle Deland , Fl 32.00 11 8 8 Michael Stalnaker Ocala , Fl 30.00 12 12 55 Tom Sheehan Belleview , Fl 28.00 13 2 57 Eddie Gainey Fort White, Fl 0.00 DQ Limited Late Model - Heat 2 Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 2 17SS Shan Smith Dade City, Fl 10.00 2 3 57 Eddie Gainey Fort White, Fl 9.00 3 4 5 Tim Grubaugh Jr. Ocala , Fl 8.00 4 6 8 Michael Stalnaker Ocala , Fl 7.00 5 1 0 Chuck Jackson Umatilla , Fl 6.00 6 5 55 Tom Sheehan Belleview , Fl 5.00 Limited Late Model - Heat 1 Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 1 154 Caleb Mcgillivray Sorrento , Fl 10.00 2 2 18JO J.o. Nobles Nahunta , Ga 9.00 3 3 127 Caleb Mcgillivray Sorrento , Fl 8.00 4 5 75T Sonny Thompson Interlachen , Fl 7.00 5 4 71 Richard Livernois Jr. Dover , Fl 6.00 6 7 92 Rick Elwood Ocala , Fl 5.00 7 6 24 Randy Strehle Deland , Fl 4.00 E-Mods - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 4 27G Jason Garver Starke , Fl 50.00 2 5 3 Josh Sanford Interlachen , Fl 48.00 3 2 2 Cory Hupp Apopka , Fl 46.00 4 7 5 Tom Sheehan Belleview , Fl 44.00 5… read more
June 13, 2015

Results 6-12-15

by Lisa Mamph
Hobby Stock - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 4 92 Rick Elwood Ocala , Fl 50.00 2 1 55W Heath Walker Mayo , Fl 48.00 3 5 33G Taylor Grant - 46.00 4 8 08E William Edwards Gainesville , Fl 44.00 5 6 73 Brandon Tillander Ocala , Fl… read more
May 27, 2015

Results 5-22-2015

by Lisa Mamph
E-Mods - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 3 0 Nevin Gainey Ft. White, Fl 50.00 2 5 27 Garrett Lloyd Jacksonville , Fl 48.00 3 4 28E Brandon Elwood Anthony , Fl 46.00 4 2 58 Todd Greeninger - 44.00 5 9 10E Dillon Ennis Ocala , Fl… read more
May 18, 2015

Bubba Raceway Park Results 5/15/2015

by Lisa Mamph
May 15, 2015 Ocala, FL - A cool breeze in the air made the racing action hot this past Friday at Bubba Raceway Park. For the driver’s in attendance they were treated to a well prepared racetrack special thanks to Bubba himself and Jimmy Flores.… read more
May 14, 2015

Local Late Models Return to Bubba Raceway Park

by Scott McAllister
Finally…..local Late Models back in action at Bubba Raceway Park. Mark Whitener, Tyler Clem, Shan Smith, Ivedent Lloyd, Nevin Gainey and more will all be on hand here for a 25 Lap Feature event at the South’s Most Exciting Dirt Track in Ocala, FL.… read more
May 07, 2015

Sprint Cars Replaced with Triple Threat for Hobbys, Thunderstocks and E-Mods

by Scott McAllister
Bubba Raceway Park Officials have removed Sprint cars from the schedule for this Friday night and instead, making this weekend a “Triple Threat” show for Hobby Stocks, V8 Thunderstocks and E-Mods, all paying $500 to win each. Hot laps start at 7pm… read more
March 23, 2015

Results 3-20-15

by Lisa Mamph
Late Model - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 7 02 Keith Nosbisch Valrico , Fl 50.00 2 11 J17 Joe Kump Lake Helen, Fl 48.00 3 14 14 Tyler Clem St Pete, Fl 46.00 4 5 03 Phillip Cobb Riverview , Fl 44.00 5 20 59 Jake Perkins - 42.00 6… read more
March 04, 2015

MONSTER JAM® TO DEBUT NEW SHOW AT BUBBA RACEWAY PARK IN OCALA

by Scott McAllister
(Palmetto, FL) MONSTER JAM®, the world's largest specialized motor sports live event tour playing to over 5 million fans annually and televised on FOX Sports 1, will debut an all-new event format at the tour's return to Ocala and Bubba Raceway Park… read more
February 28, 2015

It's all Reutzel at Bubba Raceway Park with Lucas Oil ASCS

by Scott McAllister
OCALA, Fla. (February 27, 2015) The Lucas Oil American Sprint Series presented by MAVTV American Real paid its first visit Florida's Bubba Raceway Park with Aaron Reutzel picking up his second Protect the Harvest A-Feature win of the 2015 season.… read more