NABS TOP TENS IN HOOSIER STATE
6, 2021 - The #44 CMR team ventured to the Hoosier
State on June 4-5 for a pair of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws
Morton Buildings Late Model Series showdowns. On a rough racing
surface on Friday night at the new Circle City Raceway in Indianapolis,
Indiana, Chris Madden timed in eighth fastest in Group B during
qualifying, ran third in his heat race, and later climbed to ninth
in the final rundown of the 40-lap feature event. At Plymouth
Speedway in Plymouth, Indiana on Saturday evening, Chris placed
fourth in his stacked heat race before advancing past four competitors
during the 40-lapper to land in the seventh finishing position.
"Smokey" still sits second in the latest version of
the WOOLMS point standings following the doubleheader weekend.
Full results from both races can be accessed by clicking on www.woolms.com.
MADDEN SWEEPS PORT ROYAL WEEKEND!
23, 2021 - Chris Madden Racing (CMR) continued
their recent hot streak by sweeping a World of Outlaws Morton
Buildings Late Model Series doubleheader at Port Royal Speedway
in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on May 21-22! On Friday night in the
'Huey Wilcoxon Memorial,' Chris Madden earned Fast Time honors
during the qualifying session, won his heat race, and later wired
the feature field by leading all forty circuits to claim the $10,000
payday over a top five that included Brandon Overton, Brandon
Sheppard, Rick Eckert, and Tyler Bruening!
Chris then backed up that victory with another one
on Saturday in the 'Billy Vacek Memorial.' The Gray Court, South
Carolina superstar, who sits second in the national series point
standings, once again laid down the quickest lap during qualifying
and won his heat race before securing the $15,000 top prize in
the headliner. Chris chased down leader Brandon Overton in lapped
traffic on lap 29 and held the point for the remainder of the
50-lapper to bag his fifth overall triumph of the 2021 campaign
over Rick Eckert, Dan Stone, Brandon Overton, and Ryan Gustin!
Complete results from both Port Royal races can be found online
(Todd Battin Photo)
WINS $22,500 IN DAIRYLAND SHOWDOWN!
9, 2021 - Chris Madden, of Gray Court, South Carolina,
picked up his third feature win of the 2021 campaign on Saturday
evening, May 8 in the 'Dairyland Showdown' finale at Mississippi
Thunder Speedway in Fountain City, Wisconsin! After timing in
fourth fastest in Group A during World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series qualifying, Chris won his heat race in preliminary
action and later drew the pole position for the 60-lap headliner.
"Smokey" then tracked down early race leader Brandon
Sheppard on the seventeenth circuit and held the point for the
remainder of the distance. Chris pocketed $22,500 for the triumph
over Ryan Gustin, Brandon Sheppard, Kyle Strickler, and Tim McCreadie!
At MTS on Friday night, May 7, a $12,500 top prize
was up for grabs in the first night of the doubleheader weekend.
Chris posted the sixth fastest lap in Group B during time trials
prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race.
He then blasted past seven competitors during the 40-lapper to
nab a strong fifth place performance behind only race winner Brandon
Sheppard, Brent Larson, Jimmy Mars, and Cade Dillard. Chris still
sits second in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings
exiting the Badger State! Full results from the double-dip can
be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
CLIMBS TO SIXTH IN HAWKEYE 100
2, 2021 - The Chris Madden Racing (CMR) team trekked
to Boone Speedway in Boone, Iowa on April 30-May 1 for the inaugural
running of the 'Hawkeye 100,' which was sanctioned by the World
of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. On Friday night
in the two $3,000 to win preliminary events, Chris Madden advanced
to fourth in the first 25-lapper to finish behind only winner
Cade Dillard, Brandon Sheppard, and Billy Moyer, but later ran
into problems in the second "Twin Hawk" race to wind
up nineteenth in the final rundown. At Boone on Saturday, Chris
placed fourth in his stacked heat race, started eleventh on the
grid in the 100-lap headliner, and moved all the way up to sixth
in the $30,000 to win extravaganza. "Smokey" still finds
himself second in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings
exiting the Hawkeye State. Complete results from the 'Hawkeye
100' weekend can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
GETS ANOTHER RUNNER-UP!
24, 2021 - With Saturday's World of Outlaws Morton
Buildings Late Model Series show at Brushcreek (OH) Motorsports
Complex getting washed out, Chris Madden competed in only one
series event over the weekend on Friday, April 23 at Richmond
Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky. Chris earned Fast Time honors during
the qualifying session and later secured a strong heat race triumph.
After drawing the pole position for the $10,000 to win headliner,
Chris ran in the second spot throughout the 40-lap distance to
land in the runner-up spot behind only feature winner Tim McCreadie.
"Smokey" has climbed up to second in the latest version
of the WOOLMS point standings heading into next weekend's shootout
at Boone (IA) Speedway. Complete results from Richmond Raceway
can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
(Flag to Flag Photography)
RUNNER-UP IN BRISTOL BASH OPENER!
12, 2021 - The inaugural running of the 'Bristol
Bash' took place over the April 9-11 weekend at the dirt-covered
Bristol Motor Speedway and the Chris Madden Racing (CMR) team
was in the pit area at the immaculate Bristol, Tennessee facility
to do battle in the pair of World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series contests. In Friday's $10,000 to win weekend
opener, Chris Madden timed in fourth fastest in Group B during
qualifying before securing a heat race triumph. After drawing
the inside of the second row for the start of the 40-lap feature
event, Chris vaulted to as high as second to finish an impressive
runner-up behind only victor Josh Richards!
Following a rain-out on Saturday evening, the $25,000
to win grand finale was contested on Sunday afternoon at BMS.
Chris laid down the sixth quickest time in Group A during qualifying
prior to finishing a strong second in heat race action. "Smokey"
then wheeled his #44 machine from his sixth starting spot in the
40-lapper all the way up to second before losing a few positions
late in the distance. The Gray Court, South Carolina star was
eventually paid for a strong sixth place performance in the daytime
affair and now finds himself third in the latest version of the
WOOLMS point standings! Complete results from the 'Bristol Bash'
weekend can be found online by logging onto www.woolms.com.
FOURTH IN $20,000 ILLINI 100!
4, 2021 - Next up for the #44 team was a visit
to Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on April 2-3 for
the annual running of the 'Illini 100.' A very strong field piled
into the pit area at the 1/4-mile oval to compete in the two-day
show, which was once again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws
Morton Buildings Late Model Series. On Friday night in the $6,000
to win opener, Chris Madden placed fourth in his loaded heat race
and later wound up eighteenth in the final finishing order of
the 25-lap sprint. In Saturday's grand finale, which boasted a
whopping $20,000 top prize, Chris secured a victory in his loaded
heat race and later drove to a stellar fourth place performance
in the 75-lapper behind only race winner Bobby Pierce, Cade Dillard,
and Brandon Sheppard! Full results from the 'Illini 100' weekend
can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
DOOMS MADDEN IN CHEROKEE PRELIM
28, 2021 - Chris Madden Racing (CMR) made their
way to the nearby Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina
on March 26-27 for the richest event in the history of the renowned
speedplant. The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series
presided over the 'Rock Gault Memorial,' which started on Friday
with a pair of split-field, $5,000 to win preliminary events.
Chris Madden posted the third fastest lap in Group A during qualifying
before finishing third in his loaded heat race. After drawing
the pole position and leading early in his 25-lap feature event,
Chris unfortunately suffered a flat right rear tire late in the
distance and was officially placed thirteenth in the final finishing
The lucrative two-day program was then scheduled
to conclude on Saturday evening with the 'Rock Gault Memorial'
finale, which was set to pay out a whopping $40,000 top prize.
Unfortunately, inclement weather during the afternoon forced track
and series officials to postpone the race. No makeup date was
immediately announced. Complete results from Cherokee Speedway
can be viewed by pointing your Internet browser to www.woolms.com.
POSTS STRONG RUNS AT BRISTOL
21, 2021 - Following a weekend off, Chris Madden
Racing (CMR) tackled the dirt-covered Bristol Motor Speedway in
Bristol, Tennessee on March 19-20 for the inaugural running of
the 'Bristol Dirt Nationals.' In Friday night's $10,000 to win
weekend opener, Chris Madden qualified fourth fastest in Group
B during time trials, ran second in his heat race, and later moved
past a trio of competitors during the 25-lap feature to land in
the fifth finishing position behind only victor Chris Ferguson,
Kyle Larson, Jonathan Davenport, and Scott Bloomquist. At the
high-banked oval on Saturday evening, a whopping $50,000 top prize
was up for grabs for the strong field of Super Late Model competitors.
"Smokey" placed third in his stacked heat race prior
to winding up eighth in the final rundown of the 40-lap headliner.
Full results from the 'Bristol Dirt Nationals' weekend can be
accessed online at www.bristoldirt.com.
SLAM DUNKS TENNESSEE TIPOFF FIELD!
7, 2021 - "Smokey" Chris Madden landed
in victory lane for the second time in the young 2021 racing season
on Saturday evening, March 6 at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville,
Tennessee! A stellar 51 car field converged at the Volunteer State
speedplant for the single-day World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series shootout. Chris stopped the clock fifth quickest
in Group B during the afternoon qualifying session prior to picking
up a victory in his stacked heat race. After drawing the outside
of the front row for the start of the 50-lap 'Tennessee Tipoff,'
the Gray Court, South Carolina ace wired the feature by leading
each and every circuit to record the $12,000 payday ahead of Mike
Marlar, Jonathan Davenport, Hudson O'Neal, and Tim McCreadie!
Full results from yesterday at Smoky Mountain Speedway can be
accessed online at www.woolms.com.
(MRM Racing Photos)
SECURES SECOND XTREME CHAMPIONSHIP!
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)
WIRES FROSTBITE 40 FIELD FOR $5,000 WIN!
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)