2017 Winter Heat championship

The Winter Heat championship at Charlotte Motor Speedway started on the first weekend of December on the tight & tricky 1/5 mile oval. Although showing promising speed from the second I hit the racetrack, my championship campaign got off to a slow start, whilst restarting on the front row of the opening feature race, a hit from behind sent me backwards into the wall. My crew made the necessary repairs to get me back on track and I managed to salvage a 3rd place finish. The following 2 rounds were postponed due to rain, which gave me a chance to repair the damage to the rear of the #23 Legend car.
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2016 Road Course World Finals

The US Legend Cars World Finals was definitely an event circled on my calendar, but it wasn’t going to be an easy task to make the starting grid. The event at the new Dominion Raceway in Virginia was scheduled for the same weekend that I was due to be in Phoenix, Arizona, working on the #23 NASCAR Camping World Truck of Spencer Gallagher and GMS Racing.

Not to be deterred by a scheduling conflict, I recruited the help of

my good friend and fellow racer Dylan Smith to drive my trailer to the track Thursday night and get the #23 Legend Car through technical inspection. Meanwhile, after a long day of working at the racetrack in Phoenix on Friday, I flew home overnight, landing in Statesville at 6am and immediately made the 6hr drive to Dominion Raceway. Luckily the plan came together and I arrived at the track just in time for final practice!

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Persistence pays off at Southern National!

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Wanting to make the most of a couple of off-weekends from the NASCAR Camping World Truck series schedule, I made the decision to head up to the National Qualifier race at Southern National Raceway Park not long after getting back home from Dominion Raceway.
Luckily the 2 tracks are quite similar so I didn’t need to make many changes to the car, just wiped it off and double checked everything.

Both practice sessions went smooth, I was very comfortable with the car, just made some minor handling changes. I was able to focus more on adapting my driving style to the track and getting the most out of myself to improve my speed. I was really happy with our qualifying performance but unfortunately the timing transponder that was provided to me by the track officials did not work properly, therefore I did not record a time and would be starting in the rear of the field for the 35 lap feature.
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