WEST TOUR NIGHTLY RESULTS FOR #44 TEAM
14, 2017 - The four-race Wild West Tour wrapped
up tonight for the cars and stars racing with the World of Outlaws
Craftsman Late Model Series with the 'Acme Tools 50' at River Cities
Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Afternoon rain showers prior
to the $10,000 to win special made for a wicked fast racing surface.
Chris Madden knocked down the second quickest time in Group A during
qualifying and later ran second in his loaded heat race. After drawing
the seventh starting spot before the 50-lap headliner, Chris was
able to scoot up to sixth to trail only winner Shane Clanton, Tyler
Erb, Brandon Sheppard, Mike Marlar, and Eric Wells at the checkers.
The Gray Court, South Carolina standout currently sits third in
the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting the Wild
July 13, 2017 -
The penultimate event of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series-sanctioned Wild West Tour took the #44 team to Hibbing Raceway
in Hibbing, Minnesota tonight for another $8,000 to win duel. Chris
Madden tripped the clock second quickest in Group B during qualifying
before picking up another heat race triumph. The Gray Court, South
Carolina star then drew the pole position for the 40-lapper and
ran towards the front early in the distance before eventually sliding
back to sixth at the checkered flag. Chris trailed only victor Brandon
Sheppard, Chub Frank, Mike Marlar, Shane Clanton, and Tyler Erb
tonight in the Gopher State.
12, 2017 - Next up on the Wild West Tour with the
World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series was a visit tonight
to Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minnesota for an $8,000 to win shootout.
Chris Madden earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session
prior to scoring another victory in heat race action. After drawing
the fourth starting position for the 40-lap feature, Chris drove
to the front and worked his way past leader Brandon Sheppard to
grab the point on the 36th circuit. He then led the remainder of
the distance to land the $8,000 payday for his second straight WOOLMS
triumph over Sheppard, Chad Simpson, Rick Eckert, and Shane Clanton!
(Speed Shop North Photo)
8, 2017 - The Wild West Tour started for the World
of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tonight at the pristine Deer
Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota with the 38th edition
of the storied 'Gopher 50.' Chris Madden - making his first career
visit to the spic-and-span facility - qualified fifth quickest in
Group A during time trials before claiming a heat race triumph.
After drawing the seventh starting spot prior to the drop of the
green flag in the 50-lap headliner, Chris stormed to the front and
eventually wrestled the top spot away from Devin Moran on the 43rd
circuit. "Smokey" then led the remainder of the 'Gopher
50' to pocket the $10,000 windfall for his second victory of the
season on the national touring series. Chris beat Jimmy Mars, Mike
Marlar, Brandon Sheppard, and Chase Junghans to the checkered flag
tonight at Deer Creek for his fourth win overall in 2017! (Mike
OF JULY WEEK FOR CMR TEAM...
1, 2017 - Another $10,000 winner's check was up
for grabs in another World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
and UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals clash tonight at Federated Raceway
at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. Chris Madden timed in tenth fastest
in Group B during qualifying and later ran third in his stacked
heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fifth row in
the 50-lap feature, "Smokey" stormed to third in the running
order before being taken out by Brian Shirley on lap 42, which dropped
Chris to twenty-second in the final finishing order.
June 30, 2017 -
The $10,000 to win showdown between the World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series versus the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals scheduled
for tonight at Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Indiana
has been canceled due to a heavy afternoon storm paired with persistent
rain throughout the rest of the day.
June 28, 2017 -
A hectic 4th of July holiday week for Chris Madden Racing (CMR)
started tonight in the 'Outlaw Clay Classic' at the Dirt Oval at
Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois. The World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series tour presided over the $10,000 to win program
at the pristine Chicago-area facility. Chris Madden clicked off
the fastest lap overall during the qualifying session prior to picking
up the heat race triumph. After drawing the third starting spot
for the 50-lap headliner, heavy rain and dangerous lightning unfortunately
postponed the event until October 13.
#44 TEAM BUSY
THIS WEEK IN PENNSYLVANIA...
24, 2017 - Today was a very busy day at Lernerville
Speedway for the #44 team, as a day/night doubleheader concluded
the rainy weekend at the Sarver, Pennsylvania speedplant. During
the $6,000 to win afternoon show, Chris Madden won his heat race,
but mechanical troubles during the 30-lapper dropped him to twenty-first
in the final finishing order. In the 'Firecracker 100' later in
the evening, Chris once again picked up a heat race victory before
advancing up to fifth in the caution-free 100-lap feature to trail
only $30,000 winner Brandon Overton, Mike Marlar, Tim McCreadie,
and Don O'Neal!
June 23, 2017 -
Persistent rain hitting the area throughout the day has forced Friday’s
'Firecracker 100' program to be cancelled. Thursday’s
postponement and Friday’s cancellation sets the stage for
a jam-packed Saturday at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania
featuring a day/night doubleheader with Thursday’s $6,000
to win preliminary event in the afternoon and the 100-lap finale
- paying $30,000 to the winner - later tomorrow evening.
June 22, 2017 -
Due to heavy afternoon rain showers on Thursday, the racing surface
at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania will not be suitable
for competition during tonight’s first 'Firecracker 100' qualifying
event. Despite all of the efforts from the World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series and Lernerville Speedway crews, Thursday’s
event will be postponed to Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. Friday’s
$6,000 to win preliminary program for the 'Firecracker 100' is still
on as scheduled.
June 20, 2017 -
A busy week for the cars and stars of the World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series in the Keystone State of Pennsylvania kicked off
tonight with a $10,000 to win program at McKean County Raceway in
East Smethport, Pennsylvania. Chris Madden timed in eighth fastest
overall during the qualifying session prior to running third in
heat race action. Chris then started eighth on the grid in the 50-lapper
and eventually wound up tenth in the final finishing order of the
'Hamlin Lake 50.'
SLOW MADDEN NORTH OF THE BORDER
19, 2017 - The #44 CMR team traveled north of the
border for a pair of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late
Model Series battles on June 17-18 at Brighton Speedway and Cornwall
Motor Speedway, both of which are located in the province of Ontario.
Chris Madden stopped the clock fourth fastest during the qualifying
session prior to placing third in his loaded heat race on Saturday
at Brighton. After rolling off from the inside of the fourth row
in the 50-lapper, Chris was slowed by motor issues and wound up
retiring in the twenty-second position. Sunday's scheduled tilt
at Cornwall Motor Speedway then unfortunately succumbed to inclement
weather. Full results from Saturday evening's WOOLMS stop to Brighton
can be accessed by clicking on www.woolms.com.
MUSCLE THROUGHOUT DREAM WEEKEND!
11, 2017 - Chris Madden Racing (CMR) traveled to
the Buckeye State of Ohio from June 8-10 for the 23rd edition of
the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' A stellar field of 79 Super Late Model
competitors signed in at the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio and all eyes were focused on the whopping $100,000 winner's
share. Things kicked off at the "Big E" on Thursday and
Friday with a pair of preliminary programs, which paid $5,000 and
$10,000 to win respectively in Twin 25 lap sprints.
Chris Madden won his heat race on Thursday night and later climbed
up to second in the 25-lapper to finish behind only victor Scott
Bloomquist. On Friday evening, Chris ran third in his loaded heat
race prior to blasting past seven competitors during the 25-lap
race en route to another runner-up performance behind only race
winner Darrell Lanigan. When Saturday rolled around, the Gray Court,
South Carolina standout grabbed the third and final transfer spot
through his heat race before maneuvering past nine cars during the
100-lap 'Dirt Late Model Dream' on his way to a stellar fifth place
showing behind winner Scott Bloomquist, Brandon Sheppard, Brandon
Overton, and Tim McCreadie! Comprehensive coverage from the crown
jewel extravaganza over the weekend at Eldora can be viewed by pointing
your web browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.
PAIR OF TOP
FIVES FOR CMR AT TAZEWELL & SENOIA!
4, 2017 - Chris Madden, of Gray Court, South Carolina,
headed to the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee
and Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on June 2-3 for a pair of
World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series duals. On Friday night
in a $10,000 to win show at "The Taz," Chris won his loaded
heat race prior to placing fourth in the 50-lapper behind only victor
Shane Clanton, Jimmy Owens, and Ricky Weiss. At Senoia on Saturday
evening in the $10,025 to win 'Billy Clanton Classic,' Chris unfortunately
dropped a driveshaft in his heat race before battling back to win
the B-Main and storming up to fifth in the 50-lap feature to trail
only winner Brandon Sheppard, Tyler Erb, Eric Wells, and Shane Clanton.
"Smokey" sits second in the heated WOOLMS point standings
following the doubleheader weekend. Full results from both venues
can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
STRONG IN BUCKEYE STATE BATTLES!
29, 2017 - With Sunday's World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series stop at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne,
West Virginia rained-out, Chris Madden Racing (CMR) wound up entering
a pair of national touring series events with the Outlaws on May
26-27 in the Buckeye State of Ohio. Chris Madden placed fourth in
his stacked heat race on Friday night at Atomic Speedway in Alma,
Ohio before charging past ten competitors during the $10,000 to
win feature event to bag a solid sixth place performance. On Saturday
evening in a $12,500 to win throwdown at Wayne County Speedway in
Orrville, Ohio, Chris set a New Track Record during qualifying,
won his heat race, led the first twenty circuits of the headliner,
and eventually settled for an impressive third place podium effort
behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Devin Moran.
"Smokey" now finds himself second in the latest version
of the WOOLMS point standings exiting the Buckeye State. Full results
can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
IN MOUNTAIN OUTLAW 50!
15, 2017 - Chris Madden and his #44 CMR team followed
the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour to the Volunteer
State of Tennessee on May 13-14 for a pair of $10,000 to win shootouts.
On Saturday evening in the annual 'Mountain Outlaw 50' at Smoky
Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee, Chris timed in third
quickest during qualifying, won his heat race, and later advanced
up to second in the 50-lapper to trail only victor Brandon Overton
at the checkers. In the weekend finale on Sunday night at Duck River
Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee, Chris placed fifth in his stacked
heat race (following a skirmish) prior to passing four competitors
during the 50-lap main event en route to an eleventh place showing.
"Smokey" currently sits fourth in the latest WOOLMS point
standings exiting Mother's Day weekend. Full results can be accessed
online at www.woolms.com.
IN WOO POINTS AFTER FAYETTEVILLE
7, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series slate of events heated back up over the May 5-6 weekend and
took the #44 team to Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina
and Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina
for a pair of $10,000 to win battles. On Friday night at Cherokee,
Chris Madden placed second in his heat race and was up to second
in the 50-lap headliner until a flat tire on the 28th circuit helped
drop him to a disappointing sixteenth place showing. At Fayetteville
on Saturday evening, Chris finished third in his loaded heat race
prior to moving up to fourth in the 50-lapper to trail only winner
Brandon Sheppard, Tyler Erb, and Rick Eckert at the checkers. "Smokey"
exits the doubleheader in the Carolinas third in the latest version
of the WOOLMS point standings. Full results from both races can
be found by clicking on www.woolms.com.