NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VSP
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.
WRAPS UP 2020 SEASON WITH PODIUM EFFORT
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)
WINS AGAIN IN GRINCH 40!
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)
NABS SECOND BILLY CLANTON CLASSIC TITLE!
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
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
(Cole Perkins Photo)
WINS $12,000 IN COTTON PICKIN' FINALE!
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
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)
GETS TOP FIVE IN LAST CALL FINALE!
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.
FOURTH IN $100K DTWC!
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
STARTS BACK UP OWN TEAM; WINS AT 411!
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.