Contact Crew Merch Photos Sponsors Schedule Madden Home

Click for Sponsors!

MADDEN WIRES FIELD FOR CHI-TOWN SHOWDOWN WIN!
October 15, 2017
- Chris Madden, of Gray Court, South Carolina, reached victory lane for the eighth time in 2017 on Friday evening, October 13 at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois! Chris swept the racing program at the Chicagoland oval, as he earned Fast Time honors in World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series qualifying, won his heat race, and later led all fifty circuits in the headliner. "Smokey" received a $10,000 paycheck for his dominating performance over Rick Eckert, Brandon Sheppard, Devin Moran, and Bobby Pierce! Unfortunately, night two of the 'Chi-Town Showdown' was washed out by inclement weather on Saturday and the $10,000 to win contest will not be rescheduled. Chris currently sits second in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting the rain-shortened weekend in Joliet. Full results from the 'Chi-Town Showdown' can be accessed by clicking on www.woolms.com. (Jim DenHamer Photo)

CMR FOURTH IN LUCAS OIL SHOWS IN PEACH STATE!
October 2, 2017
- Next up for Chris Madden Racing (CMR) was a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series throwdowns in the Peach State, as both the historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia and Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia hosted lucrative races in front of huge crowds over the September 30-October 1 weekend. On Saturday night in the annual 'Dixie Shootout,' which paid $12,000 to the winner, Chris Madden laid down the fastest lap in Group B during qualifying, won his heat race, and later placed fourth in the 60-lap feature behind only victor Michael Page, Don O'Neal, and Scott Bloomquist. In the $10,000 to win 'Rome Showdown' on Sunday evening, Chris placed third in his heat race prior to advancing to fourth in the 50-lapper to finish behind only winner Darrell Lanigan, Don O'Neal, and Tim McCreadie. Full results from both LOLMDS shows can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

MADDEN BATTLES WOOLMS FOES IN GREAT PLAINS
September 25, 2017
- Chris Madden Racing (CMR) ventured west to the Great Plains from September 22-24 for a trio of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series showdowns in the states of Kansas and Oklahoma. On Friday night in a $10,000 to win program at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, Chris Madden ran fourth in his heat race prior to climbing up to fourth in the feature to finish behind only winner Brandon Sheppard, Shane Clanton, and Devin Moran. In a similar $10,000 to win shootout on Saturday evening at Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina, Oklahoma, Chris won his heat race, led early in the main event, and eventually garnered another fourth place showing behind only victor Brandon Sheppard, Chase Junghans, and Rick Eckert. At 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas in Sunday's tripleheader finale, Chris finished second in heat race action before slipping back to eighth in the final rundown of the 40-lapper, which boasted an $8,000 payday. Full results from the triple shot can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

CHRIS MADDEN CLIMBS TO SIXTH IN WORLD 100!
September 10, 2017
- Chris Madden made his yearly September pilgrimage to the hallowed high-banks of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 7-9 for the 47th edition of the famed 'World 100.' The three-day crown jewel spectacular started with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs, each of which paid $10,000 to the winner. On Thursday night, Chris won his heat race prior to advancing up to second in the 25-lap sprint to finish behind only victor Brandon Overton. At the "Big E" on Friday evening, Chris placed second in his heat race and later slipped back to eleventh in the final finishing order of the 25-lapper.

On Saturday at the Darke County facility, the largest crowd in the history of Eldora Speedway assembled to witness the 'World 100,' which boasted a gigantic $50,000 windfall. Chris ran second in his stacked heat race behind only Gregg Satterlee, which earned him the rights to the inside of the sixth row for the start of the 100-lap headliner. The Gray Court, South Carolina star then picked off a handful of competitors during the extra-distance affair to notch a hard-earned sixth place 'World 100' performance behind only winner Jonathan Davenport, Gregg Satterlee, Mike Marlar, Dale McDowell, and Darrell Lanigan. Full results from the 1/2-mile speedplant in the Buckeye State can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

MADDEN RUNNER-UP IN WOO VISIT TO SELINSGROVE!
September 4, 2017
- Following a rain-out on Saturday evening at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania, the #44 team followed the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour to Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania on Sunday night, September 3 for the annual running of the 'National Open.' Chris Madden posted the third quickest lap overall during the qualifying session and later ran second in his loaded heat race. After drawing the sixth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the $8,000 to win main event, Chris moved past four competitors during the 40-lap headliner to garner an impressive runner-up showing behind only winner Jeff Rine. "Smokey" also finds himself second in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting Labor Day weekend! Full results from Selinsgrove can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

CMR CASHES $15,000 GREAT LAKES SHOOTOUT WIN!
August 28, 2017
- Chris Madden and his #44 team spent the August 26-27 weekend at Merritt Speedway in Lake City, Michigan, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series presided over the 'Great Lakes Shootout,' which kicked off on Saturday evening with a $6,000 to win program. Chris ran second in his heat race, drew the pole position for the 30-lap main event, and later led the first twenty-nine circuits of the race. The Gray Court, South Carolina star then lost a final lap battle with Shane Clanton and settled for a strong runner-up effort.

On Sunday night, Chris flipped that result by coming out on top of the 'Great Lakes Shootout' finale to bag the $15,000 top prize for his fifth WOOLMS triumph of the year! "Smokey" earned Fast Time honors during qualifying prior to picking up the victory in heat race action. Chris then started the 75-lapper from the outside of the front row and reached the top spot on lap 51. He then beat Shane Clanton, Brandon Sheppard, Rick Eckert, and Devin Moran to the checkered flag to claim the biggest win of his 2017 campaign! Full results from the doubleheader weekend can be accessed by clicking on www.woolms.com. (Jim DenHamer Photo)

MADDEN GRABS PAIR OF TOP FIVES IN DE & PA!
August 21, 2017
- Chris Madden Racing (CMR) entered a trio of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series shootouts at Georgetown Speedway in Georgetown, Delaware, Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania, and Eriez Speedway in Hammett, Pennsylvania from August 17-20. On Thursday night in the weekend lid lifter at Georgetown, Chris Madden ran fourth in his heat race and later moved past a handful of competitors in the 40-lap feature to finish fifth in the final rundown behind only winner Devin Moran, Austin Hubbard, Brandon Sheppard, and Rick Eckert. At Port Royal on Saturday, Chris won his heat race and wound up third in the 40-lapper behind only victor Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Jason Covert. In the weekend finale on Sunday evening at Eriez, "Smokey" once again took the win in his heat race, but later slipped back to eleventh at the checkers in the 50-lap headliner. Full results from all three weekend battles can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

OUTLAWS TAKE CMR THROUGH ILLINOIS & WISCONSIN
August 5, 2017
- The huge 'USA Nationals' weekend at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin wrapped up tonight with the $50,000 to win grand finale. Chris Madden posted the ninth quickest lap in Group B during time trials last night prior to grabbing the fourth and final heat race transfer spot in exciting fashion. Chris then started the 100-lap headliner tonight from the inside of the eighth row on a hooked-up, reworked racing surface. "Smokey" wound up completing only seventy circuits in the 'USA Nationals' and was officially placed twenty-first in the final finishing order. Chris currently finds himself second in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following the hectic swing through the Upper Midwest!

August 4, 2017 - Chris Madden, of Gray Court, South Carolina, recorded the sixth victory of his 2017 campaign tonight at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin! Chris knocked down the quickest time overall during the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series qualifying session and later scored a triumph in heat race action. After drawing the pole position for the start of the 'USA Nationals' prelim, Chris led most of the 30-lap main event to bag the $6,000 payday ahead of Billy Moyer, Brandon Sheppard, Frank Heckenast, Jr., and Shane Clanton! (Todd Boyd Photo)

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 #44 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 Madden posted the second quickest time overall during qualifying and once again scored a heat race triumph. Chris then started the 50-lap feature from the inside of the second row and made a late charge to garner an impressive runner-up performance behind only victor Rick Eckert!

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 Madden Racing (CMR) was in the pit area to vie for the $10,000 top prize. Chris Madden laid down the quickest time overall during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors before taking the victory in heat race action. After drawing the fifth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lapper, Chris raced hard for a top five finish only to wind up sixth in the final finishing order of the caution-free affair behind only winner Brandon Sheppard, Don O'Neal, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Morgan Bagley, and Mike Marlar.

July 29, 2017 - Chris Madden rolled into Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois for this weekend's 28th Annual 'Prairie Dirt Classic,' which was once again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and boasted a lucrative $30,000 payday. Last night in preliminary competition, Chris posted the third fastest time in Group B during qualifying prior to placing third in his $2,500 to win prelim feature behind only victor Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Bobby Pierce. After starting eleventh on the grid in tonight's 100-lap PDC, "Smokey" was unfortunately caught up in a multi-car tangle on the first circuit before salvaging a sixteenth place performance in his first-ever FALS visit.

July 26, 2017 - Next up on the schedule for the #44 team was a visit to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois tonight for an $8,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series mid-week throwdown. Chris Madden tripped the clock tenth quickest overall during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 40-lap affair from the inside of the fourth row, Chris stormed to the front and battled for the win late in the distance. Despite suffering from fuel pressure issues, "Smokey" still finished a close runner-up to victor Brandon Sheppard!

WILD WEST TOUR NIGHTLY RESULTS FOR #44 TEAM
July 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 West Tour.

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.

July 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)

July 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 Ruefer Photo)

HECTIC FOURTH OF JULY WEEK FOR CMR TEAM...
July 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...
June 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.'

MOTOR WOES SLOW MADDEN NORTH OF THE BORDER
June 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.

CMR FLEXES MUSCLE THROUGHOUT DREAM WEEKEND!
June 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!
June 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. (Chad Wells Photography)

 

 

Click for Sponsors!

Delph Communications Home Madden Schedule Sponsors Photos Merch Crew Contact Like Us on Facebook! Follow Us on Twitter! Watch Us on YouTube!