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CHRIS MADDEN SECURES SECOND XTREME CHAMPIONSHIP!

February 28, 2021 - Chris Madden secured his second Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series Championship on Saturday evening, February 27 in the miniseries finale at Modoc Raceway in Modoc, South Carolina! Chris qualified twenty-second fastest overall during the time trial session before advancing to fifth in his loaded heat race. After starting the $7,000 to win headliner from the inside of the seventh row, "Smokey" drove past seven competitors during the 40-lap contest to land in the sixth finishing position behind only winner Brandon Overton, Ross Bailes, Dustin Mitchell, Hudson O'Neal, and Kyle Strickler. With the strong effort, Chris beat Kyle Strickler in the final point standings to claim his second straight Championship and the $15,000 payday! Complete results from last night at Modoc can be accessed online at www.xtremedirtcar.com. (Kevin Ritchie Photo)

MADDEN WIRES FROSTBITE 40 FIELD FOR $5,000 WIN!

February 22, 2021 - Current Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series point leader Chris Madden, of Gray Court, South Carolina, picked up his first victory of the young 2021 racing season on Sunday, February 21 at the nearby Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina! Chris ran second in his heat race, but later drew the outside of the front row for the start of the 'Frostbite 40' headliner. "Smokey" then controlled the Xtreme DIRTcar Series field during the contest by leading from green to checkers. At the finish, Chris was awarded the $5,000 first place prize money for besting Ross Bailes, Kyle Strickler, Adam Yarbrough, and Stewart Friesen!

A day earlier in the doubleheader weekend, the #44 CMR team was in the pit area at Lake View Motor Speedway in Lake View, South Carolina to vie for the $7,000 winner's check. Chris stopped the clock seventh fastest in Xtreme DIRTcar Series qualifying prior to placing fourth in his loaded heat race. He then moved past a pair of competitors during the 40-lapper to leave Lake View on Saturday with a steady eighth place performance. Full results from both shows can be accessed online at www.xtremedirtcar.com. (Brian McLeod Photo)

DIRTCAR NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VSP

February 13, 2021 - Heavy morning showers creating a high-water table and saturated grounds at Volusia Speedway Park, along with persistent rain forecasted throughout the day, have forced World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series and track officials to cancel tonight's $10,000 to win grand finale of the 50th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals.'

February 12, 2021 - The penultimate event of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' got underway earlier this evening at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida and the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series showdown once again boasted a $10,000 paycheck. Chris Madden timed in sixth quickest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to landing the second transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After starting the 40-lap feature from the inside of the fourth row, "Smokey" drove up inside of the top five and eventually knocked down a strong fourth place performance behind only winner Brandon Overton, Devin Moran, and Kyle Bronson!

February 11, 2021 - Next up at Volusia Speedway Park was another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series battle. Despite rain showers that threatened the program during the heat races, the entire show at the Barberville, Florida facility was concluded in the wee hours of the morning. Chris Madden qualified eighth fastest in Group A during the time trial session prior to securing a heat race triumph. After rolling off from the outside of the second row in the 40-lapper, Chris stormed to the front and led laps 4-22 of the headliner before slipping back to finish eighth in the final rundown.

February 10, 2021 - The third leg of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' took center stage in the Daytona Beach-area tonight, as the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned their first event of the week at Volusia Speedway Park. A total of 51 competitors signed into the pits at the Barberville, Florida complex to do battle for the $10,000 top prize. Chris Madden posted the nineteenth quickest lap in Group A during qualifying before running seventh in his stacked heat race and fifth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, the Gray Court, South Carolina star was unable to make the start in the 40-lap main event that was eventually won by Kyle Strickler.

February 9, 2021 - Round two of the annual 'DIRTcar Nationals' for the Super Late Models took place earlier this evening at Volusia Speedway Park and another $7,000 payday was up for grabs at the storied Barberville, Florida facility. Chris Madden knocked down the ninth quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race. "Smokey" then rolled off from the inside of the ninth row in the 30-lap feature event and was able to drive up to a thirteenth place showing at VSP.

February 8, 2021 - The 50th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' got underway tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida, as a $7,000 winner's check was on the line for the DIRTcar Super Late Models. With 51 cars in the pit area at the Daytona Beach-area speedplant, Chris Madden started off his evening by laying down the fourteenth fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session. After running fifth in his loaded heat race and fourth in his B-Main, Chris was unfortunately forced to watch the 30-lap headliner that was ultimately won by Tim McCreadie.

SUNSHINE NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VSP

January 16, 2021 - The third and final round of the 'Sunshine Nationals' took center stage tonight at Volusia Speedway Park, as the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned another $10,000 to win shootout. In qualifying at the Daytona Beach-area facility, Chris Madden posted the eighth quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session before placing seventh in his stacked heat race. Chris then rallied to finish fourth in his B-Main, but that was one mere spot away from a coveted transfer position into the 40-lap headliner that was ultimately won by Kyle Strickler.

January 15, 2021 - Persistent rain showers creating saturated grounds at Volusia Speedway Park have forced World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series and track officials to cancel tonight's event at the Barberville, Florida speedplant. Round two of the 'Sunshine Nationals' will not be rescheduled, but action will resume at VSP on Saturday evening.

January 14, 2021 - The 2021 season for the Chris Madden Racing (CMR) team kicked off tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida with the opening show of the three-race 'Sunshine Nationals.' The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series presided over the "Speedweeks" lid lifter and a $10,000 payday was up for grabs. Chris Madden laid down the seventh fastest lap in Group B during the qualifying session prior to landing the fourth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the seventh row in the 40-lap feature event, Chris battled hard for a top ten finish and eventually crossed underneath the checkers in the thirteenth finishing position.

MADDEN WRAPS UP 2020 SEASON WITH PODIUM EFFORT

December 13, 2020 - The 2020 racing season for Chris Madden Racing (CMR) wrapped up on Saturday, December 12 with a daytime affair at Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, Georgia. The Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series sanctioned their third event of the winter miniseries and 22 competitors showed up for the $5,000 to win duel. Chris Madden stopped the clock second fastest overall during the qualifying session prior to securing a victory in his heat race. After redrawing the sixth starting position prior to the drop of the green flag in the 40-lap A-Main, "Smokey" steered his #44 Drydene-sponsored machine past a trio of competitors en route to a strong third place podium performance behind only race winner Michael Brown and runner-up Kenny Collins! Full results from the season finale can be found by clicking on www.xtremedirtcar.com. (Chris Anderson Photo)

CHRIS MADDEN WINS AGAIN IN GRINCH 40!

December 6, 2020 - The ninth feature win of 2020 for Chris Madden came on Saturday afternoon, December 5 in the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series-sanctioned 'Grinch 40' at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee! Chris knocked down the second fastest lap overall during the qualifying session before securing a victory in heat race action. After drawing the sixth starting position prior to the start of the 40-lap headliner, Chris bolted past early leader Scott Bloomquist to grab the point on the ninth circuit. "Smokey" then cruised the rest of the distance to collect the $5,000 top prize for besting a top five that included Donald McIntosh, Kyle Strickler, Trent Ivey, and Benji Hicks! Full results from the 'Grinch 40' can be viewed online by clicking on www.xtremedirtcar.com. (Michael Boggs Photography)

MADDEN NABS SECOND BILLY CLANTON CLASSIC TITLE!

November 23, 2020 - "Smokey" Chris Madden recorded his second career 'Billy Clanton Classic' title on Saturday night, November 21 at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia! After posting the quickest lap in Group B during time trials and winning his heat race, Chris started the 60-lap Schaeffer's Oil Fall Nationals Series headliner from the outside of the front row. He then drove past leader Shane Clanton to grab the point on the thirteenth circuit and led the remainder of the feature distance to secure the $10,000 windfall ahead of Mike Marlar, Billy Moyer, Jr., Ashton Winger, and Michael Page!

On Sunday afternoon, November 22, another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs in the 30th edition of the 'Blue/Gray 100' at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. Chris struggled a bit during Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series qualifying and later placed fifth in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the seventh row in the 100-lapper, the Gray Court, South Carolina standout drove a smart race and inherited the lead on lap 75 amidst a flurry of flat tires. Unfortunately, Chris suffered his own flat Hoosier tire while leading on lap 92 and was forced to settle for a disappointing twelfth place effort in the prestigious race that he has won six times in his career. Complete results from both weekend shows can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com and www.xtremedirtcar.com. (Cole Perkins Photo)

SMOKEY WINS $12,000 IN COTTON PICKIN' FINALE!

November 15, 2020 - Chris Madden, of Gray Court, South Carolina, picked up his seventh feature win of 2020 on Saturday night, November 14 in the 'Magnolia State Cotton Pickin 100' finale at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi! Chris earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session before running second in his loaded heat race. "Smokey" then rolled off from the inside of the third row and quickly made his way to the front of the stellar field. He took the lead from Tyler Erb on lap 23 and led the remainder of the 70-lap feature event to bag the $12,000 winner's share ahead of Tim McCreadie, Billy Moyer, Jr., Chris Ferguson, and Tyler Erb!

Earlier in the 'Magnolia State Cotton Pickin 100' weekend, a $4,000 top prize was on the line in Friday's lid lifter. Chris posted the second fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session prior to slipping to third in his heat race. He then steered past seven competitors during the 30-lapper at "The Mag" to land in the fourth finishing position behind only race winner Tim McCreadie, Billy Moyer, Jr., and Mike Marlar! Complete results from both unsanctioned shows can be viewed online at www.magnoliadirt.com. (Robert Holman Photo)

MADDEN GETS TOP FIVE IN LAST CALL FINALE!

November 6, 2020 - Chris Madden Racing (CMR) helped wrap up the 2020 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series schedule on November 4-5 at the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina. A pair of $12,000 winner's checks were up for grabs at the Charlotte-area speedplant in an event dubbed as the 'Last Call.' On Wednesday night, Chris Madden ran third in his loaded heat race, but suffered an unfortunate flat Hoosier tire in the 50-lap main event. "Smokey" then rallied back through the pack to salvage an eleventh place performance in the 'Last Call' opener.

At Charlotte on Thursday evening, another $12,000 payday was on the line for the 50 car field. Chris laid down the eighth fastest lap in Group B during qualifying before running second in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the fifth row in the 50-lapper, Chris helped put on a great show by blasting past six competitors en route to an impressive fourth place effort behind only victor Tim McCreadie, Ricky Weiss, and Brandon Overton! Full results from the 'Last Call' can be located online by visiting www.woolms.com.

CHRIS MADDEN FOURTH IN $100K DTWC!

October 18, 2020 - The 40th edition of the famed 'Dirt Track World Championship' took center stage in the Dirt Late Model world on October 16-17, as a whopping $100,000 top prize was on the line at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. A total of 63 competitors showed up at PRP over the weekend to compete in the lucrative Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series finale. On Friday night during preliminary action, Chris Madden clicked off the second quickest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to running second in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the fifth row in Saturday's 100-lap DTWC, Chris made a charge up inside of the top five during the extra-distance affair. At the checkers, "Smokey" was in the fourth spot to finish behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Thornton, Jr., and Tim McCreadie! Complete results from the crown jewel extravaganza can be accessed by logging onto www.lucasdirt.com.

MADDEN STARTS BACK UP OWN TEAM; WINS AT 411!

October 4, 2020 - Gray Court, South Carolina star Chris Madden rebooted his #44 Chris Madden Racing (CMR) team in recent weeks and debuted a new XR1 Rocket Chassis over the October 2-3 weekend and promptly visited World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series victory lane! On Friday night at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina, Chris timed in fifth quickest in Group A during qualifying and ran third in his heat race before climbing to third to land on the podium in the 50-lap 'Mike Duvall Memorial' behind only $10,000 winner Brandon Overton and runner-up Brandon Sheppard.

At 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee on Saturday evening, Chris swept the night by earning Fast Time honors during qualifying, winning his heat race, and coming out on top of the A-Main to claim his sixth overall win of 2020. "Smokey" grabbed the point on lap six and led the remainder of the distance in the 50-lapper to pocket the $10,000 payday ahead of Ricky Weiss, Brandon Sheppard, Cory Hedgecock, and Ross Bailes! Full results from the WOOLMS doubleheader can be viewed online at www.woolms.com. (MRM Racing Photos)

 

 

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