CHRIS SIMPSON DROPS IN ON UMP SUMMER NATIONALS
(June 23, 2017)
Another day, another "Hell Tour" stop for the #32 team, as they rolled into Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois today for a $10,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals show. Chris Simpson laid down the overall fastest lap during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors of the 33 car field and later placed second in his stacked heat race. Chris then started fifth on the grid in the 40-lap main event and drove up to finish a close third behind only victor Dennis Erb, Jr. and runner-up Tony Jackson, Jr.!

(June 22, 2017) The Chris Simpson Racing team was in the pit area tonight at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois for a UMP Summer Nationals program, which boasted a $5,000 winner's check. Chris Simpson posted the quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session prior to running second in heat race action. The Oxford, Iowa star then moved up one spot during the course of the 40-lapper to finish fourth behind only race winner Bobby Pierce, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Ryan Unzicker!

(June 21, 2017) Afternoon rain showers have cancelled tonight's UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals showdown at Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa. There will be no makeup date for the $10,000 to win event and the "Hell Tour" will now move on to Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois on Thursday, June 22.

SIMPSON STRONG THROUGHOUT DREAM WEEKEND!
(June 11, 2017)
The #32 team rolled into the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 8-10 for the 23rd running of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream,' which once again carried a hefty $100,000 winner's check. The three-day crown jewel spectacular at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant drew 79 Super Late Model competitors. Things kicked off at the "Big E" with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs, which paid $5,000 and $10,000 to win respectively.

Chris Simpson ran second in heat race action on Thursday night prior to moving up to seventh in the 25-lap main event. On Friday evening, Chris once again placed second in his heat race before knocking down an impressive fourth place effort in the 25-lapper behind only victor Mason Zeigler, Jimmy Mars, and Tim McCreadie. When the stakes were raised on Saturday in the Buckeye State, the Oxford, Iowa ace finished fifth in his loaded heat race and later swapped motors before utilizing a high point provisional. Chris then rallied past nine competitors during the 100-lap 'Dirt Late Model Dream' en route to a steady eleventh place performance. Full results from the extended weekend at Eldora Speedway can be accessed by pointing your Internet browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.

TWO MORE WINS FOR CHRIS SIMPSON WORTH $6,000!
(June 3, 2017)
Chris Simpson's 2017 win total now stands at five following a pair of Lucas Oil MLRA Series triumphs on June 1-2 in the states of Missouri and Iowa! On Thursday night at Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri, Chris won his heat race in preliminary action prior to leading all 25 circuits in the headliner to score the $3,000 windfall - including a $1,000 bonus - over Jesse Stovall, Tony Jackson, Jr., Terry Phillips, and Rodney Sanders. At Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa on Friday evening, Chris once again swept the racing program by clicking off the fastest lap in qualifying, winning his heat race, and leading all forty laps in the main event. The Oxford, Iowa star beat his brother Chad Simpson, Jordan Yaggy, Brent Larson, and Jesse Stovall to the checkered flag to earn another $3,000 payday. Complete results from both MLRA battles can be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com. (Jim DenHamer Photo)

SIMPSON DEBUTS NEW LONGHORN IN SHOW-ME 100
(May 29, 2017)
Chris Simpson Racing headed to the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri from May 25-28 for the 25th edition of the storied 'Show-Me 100,' which was co-sanctioned once again by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Chris Simpson finished seventeenth in Thursday's $6,000 to win preliminary program, while he placed tenth in Friday's $6,000 to win prelim. Following a rain-out of the 'Show-Me 100' on Saturday evening, the crown jewel event was pushed back to Sunday night. Chris, who started tenth on the grid in the $30,000 to win biggie, was unfortunately an early retiree after bringing out a lap 22 caution and was officially relegated to a twenty-seventh place effort after 100 green flag racing laps. Full results from the long holiday weekend in the Show-Me State can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

CHRIS SIMPSON GOES FOR WILD RIDE IN GO 50...
(May 24, 2017)
Chris Simpson and the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series rolled into I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on Tuesday, May 23 for a special mid-week battle, as a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in the inaugural running of the 'Go 50.' Chris laid down the fifth fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session and later ran third in his stacked heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the fifth row, Chris unfortunately went for a nasty series of flips on the seventh circuit after an incident with Hudson O'Neal. The Oxford, Iowa native emerged unscathed from the serious wreck, but his Longhorn mount was badly damaged and he was relegated to a disappointing twenty-third place finish. Full results from last night's show at I-80 Speedway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

SIMPSON EIGHTH AT LASALLE; SEES RAIN AT DEER CREEK
(May 21, 2017)
With Saturday's $12,000 to win 'NAPA North Star Nationals' at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota canceled due to inclement weather, Chris Simpson Racing competed in only one event over the May 18-20 weekend on Thursday at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois. Chris Simpson clicked off the fourth fastest lap overall during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying session prior to slipping back to fifth in his loaded heat race. Chris then turned up the wick on the competition during the $10,000 to win 'Spring Shootout' headliner, as he maneuvered past five competitors during the 50-lapper en route to a solid eighth place showing. Full results from LaSalle can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

CHRIS SIMPSON FOURTH IN $50K MODIFIED SUPER WEEKEND!
(May 14, 2017)
Chris Simpson once again jumped behind the wheel of a Doug Cue-owned IMCA Modified on May 12-13 in the inaugural 'Modified Super Weekend' at Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa. On Friday night, Chris finished second in both of his heat races and earned the eighth most passing points in doing so. After starting Saturday's $50,000 to win headliner from the outside of the fourth row, Chris moved forward and had a solid showing during the 50-lap race. The Oxford, Iowa star eventually crossed underneath the checkers in fourth behind only winner Kyle Strickler, Hunter Marriott, and Johnny Scott! Full results from the 'Modified Super Weekend' can be accessed online at www.farleyspeedwaypromotions.com.

SIMPSON STARTS TRIPLEHEADER WITH MLRA VICTORY!
(May 7, 2017)
Chris Simpson Racing roared to their third feature win of the young 2017 racing season on Thursday evening, May 4 at Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa! In the first of three Lucas Oil MLRA Series showdowns in their home state of Iowa over the weekend, Chris Simpson won his heat race in preliminary action and later started the 40-lap main event from the pole position. Chris then led from flag-to-flag to pocket the $3,000 payday ahead of Tony Jackson, Jr., Jimmy Mars, Chad Simpson, and Billy Moyer!

Another $3,000 top prize was on the line on Friday night, May 5 at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa. Chris ran second in his heat race on the 1/4-mile oval and later advanced up to second in the 40-lapper to trail only victor Bobby Pierce at the checkered flag. In Saturday's $3,000 to win weekend finale at Independence Motor Speedway in Independence, Iowa, the Oxford native finished second in his heat race and third in the caution-free feature behind only race winner Billy Moyer and runner-up Rodney Sanders. Full results from the extended weekend with the MLRA tour can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com. (Mike Ruefer Photo)

OVERHEATING WOES PLAGUE SIMPSON IN MODIFIED
(April 23, 2017)
Oxford, Iowa native Chris Simpson once again piloted a Doug Cue-owned Open Wheel Modified on Saturday night, April 22 at Independence Motor Speedway in Independence, Iowa. Chris passed three competitors during his heat race to finish fourth and later started the $1,000 to win main event from the outside of the eighth row. Despite his motor running hot during the course of the headliner, Chris was able to move up inside of the top ten - eventually finishing in the ninth position. Complete results from last night at Independence can be viewed by clicking here.

SIMPSON SLAYS FOES AT BURLINGTON FOR RICHEST WIN!
(April 16, 2017)
Chris Simpson and his #32 team bagged their richest career win on Saturday evening, April 15 in the annual running of the 'Slocum 50' at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa! Chris clicked off the third quickest lap overall during Corn Belt Clash Super Late Model Series time trials prior to picking up the win in his loaded heat race. After starting third on the grid in the 50-lapper, Chris grabbed the point from his brother Chad Simpson on the second circuit and led the remainder of the caution-free distance to claim the hefty $10,555 top prize! Finishing behind his #32 Longhorn machine were Bobby Pierce, Chad Simpson, Shannon Babb, and Brian Shirley! Complete results from last night at 34 Raceway can be found online by clicking on www.cornbeltclash.com. (Mike Ruefer Photo)

CHRIS SIMPSON DEBUTS MODIFIED IN IOWA DOUBLE-DIP
(April 9, 2017)
Oxford, Iowa standout Chris Simpson jumped behind the wheel of a Doug Cue-owned Open Wheel Modified over the April 7-8 weekend for a pair of shows in his home state of Iowa. On Friday night at Marshalltown Speedway in Marshalltown, Iowa, Chris won his heat race and was battling for the lead in the A-Main until a late race skirmish caused nose damage, which helped drop him to fourth in the final finishing order. At Independence Motor Speedway in Independence, Iowa on Saturday evening, Chris blasted up to fourth in his heat race from the back, but unfortunately suffered from overheating woes in the headliner and was relegated to a disappointing nineteenth place showing.

SIMPSON NABS TOP TEN IN ILLINI 100 OPENER AT FCR
(April 3, 2017)
Chris Simpson and his #32 team rolled into Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on April 1-2 for the annual running of the 'Illini 100,' which was once again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. The doubleheader actually started on Saturday evening due to inclement weather and a $15,000 winner's check was on the line in the weekend opener. Chris timed in second fastest in Group B during qualifying prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 75-lapper from the outside of the sixth row, the Oxford, Iowa ace was able to move up inside of the top ten and was eventually credited with a respectable tenth place effort.

Things then wrapped up at the 1/4-mile bullring in the Land of Lincoln on Sunday afternoon with a $6,000 to win shootout, which was initially scheduled for Friday night before heavy rain hit the area. Chris unfortunately narrowly missed out on the 25-lap sprint after running sixth in his loaded heat race and fourth in his B-Main. Complete results from both of these lucrative races can be accessed online at www.woolms.com. (Brendon Bauman Photo)

 

 

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