SIMPSON RUNNER-UP AT GRANITE CITY; EIGHTH AT I-55
(August 30, 2015)
Chris Simpson Racing traveled to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri on August 28-29 for a pair of MARS DIRTcar Series battles, each of which paid $5,000 to the winner. On Friday night at Granite City, Chris Simpson won his heat race in preliminary action prior to moving up to second in the A-Main to finish an impressive runner-up behind only victor Billy Moyer. At I-55 on Saturday evening, Chris set Fast Time during qualifying, ran third in his heat race, and later posted a solid eighth place effort in the 40-lapper. Complete results from both weekend shows can be viewed online at www.marsracingseries.com.

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CHRIS SIMPSON TACKLES COMP CAMS TOPLESS 100
(August 16, 2015)
The Childress Racing team and driver Chris Simpson rolled into Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas on August 14-15 for the 23rd Annual 'COMP Cams Topless 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again presided over the roofless crown jewel spectacular and a whopping $40,000 paycheck was on the line. On Friday night during preliminary action, Chris clicked off the eleventh fastest lap in Group A during time trials prior to placing fourth in his loaded heat race. Following a victory in Saturday's consolation race, Chris started the 100-lap headliner from the inside of the tenth row. The Oxford, Iowa ace eventually wound up paid for eighteenth at the pay window following the completion of the 'Topless 100.' Full results from BMS can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

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SIMPSON ADVANCES INTO $50K NORTH/SOUTH 100
(August 9, 2015)
Chris Simpson and the Childress Racing team hooked back up on August 7-8 in the 33rd edition of the 'North/South 100' at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. On Friday night, Chris finished third in his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series heat race, while he wound up fifth in his second and final prelim of the evening. After grabbing the second transfer position through his B-Main on Saturday, Chris started the $50,000 to win crown jewel main event from the inside of the eleventh row. At the completion of the 100-lap grind, the Oxford, Iowa ace found himself in the seventeenth spot in the final rundown. Complete results from the 'North/South 100' weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

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CHRIS SIMPSON ON PODIUM IN TORNADO TUESDAY!
(August 5, 2015)
Chris Simpson Racing invaded Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa and West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty, Iowa on August 3-4 for a pair of Lucas Oil MLRA Series battles, each of which paid $10,000 to the winner. In the 'Monday Mayhem' program at Farley, Chris Simpson won his heat race, but unfortunately suffered overheating woes in the 50-lap feature, which dropped him to a disappointing nineteenth place effort. At West Liberty in the special 'Tornado Tuesday' showdown, Chris ran second in his heat race prior to claiming a strong third place performance in the 50-lapper behind only victor Billy Moyer and runner-up Mike Marlar. Complete results from both weekday races can be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com.

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SIMPSON TRAVELS TO CEDAR LAKE FOR USA NATIONALS
(August 2, 2015)
Chris Simpson and his #32 team ventured north to the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin from July 30-August 1 for the 28th edition of the 'USA Nationals.' The three-day extravaganza started on Thursday evening with a $6,000 to win World of Outlaws Late Model Series shootout. Chris placed seventh in his heat race and sixth in his B-Main, which unfortunately did not transfer him into the 40-lap main event, which was won by Jonathan Davenport.

On Friday night, Chris clicked off the sixth quickest lap in Group A during WOOLMS qualifying and later grabbed the second transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in Saturday's $50,000 to win crown jewel main event, the Oxford, Iowa ace retired from the 'USA Nationals' after only 48 circuits. Chris wound up credited with a twentieth place performance in the 100-lap grind, which was also won by Jonathan Davenport. Complete results from Cedar Lake can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

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SIMPSON ENTERS PRAIRIE DIRT CLASSIC AT FALS
(July 26, 2015)
Chris Simpson Racing rolled into Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois on July 24-25 for the 26th Annual 'Prairie Dirt Classic.' On Friday night, Chris Simpson qualified twenty-third fastest in Group B during World of Outlaws Late Model Series time trials, but later stormed up to fourth in his loaded heat race. Unfortunately, a fourth place effort in Saturday's consolation event caused Chris to narrowly miss out on the $26,000 to win headliner, which was won by Jonathan Davenport. Complete results from the disappointing weekend at FALS can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

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CHRIS SIMPSON COMPETES IN SILVER DOLLAR NATIONALS
(July 19, 2015)
Chris Simpson and the Childress Racing team converged on I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on July 17-18 for the fifth edition of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series co-sanctioned the mega-event, which drew sixty competitors to the racy 4/10-mile facility to vie for the whopping $32,000 top prize. Chris kicked off the unique format by running fourth in his first heat race on Friday night, while he wound up fifth in his second and final prelim.

By virtue of racking up the 26th most passing points during heat race action on Friday, Chris was forced to run a consolation race on Saturday. The Oxford, Iowa ace was then running in a transfer position in his B-Main when overheating problems forced him pitside with a fifteenth place finish. Unfortunately, Chris was unable to transfer into the 80-lap 'Silver Dollar Nationals' headliner, which was won by Scott Bloomquist. Full results from I-80 Speedway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

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SIMPSON BLASTS INTO TOP FIVE IN BOTH WHEATLAND BIGGIES!
(July 13, 2015)
Chris Simpson entered his own #32 machine in a $10,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals battle on Friday night, July 10 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois. After finishing sixth in his stacked heat race, Chris moved up to grab the second and final transfer spot through the B-Main. The Oxford, Iowa ace then started the 50-lapper from the outside of the ninth row, but brought out a lap ten yellow flag and ultimately retired in the nineteenth position.

Next up were a pair of marquee Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series shows on July 11-12 at the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Driving the #r5 out of the Childress Racing stable, Chris ran eighth in his heat race and third in his B-Main on Saturday evening prior to blasting past seventeen competitors during the $10,000 to win 'CMH Diamond Nationals.' At the end of fifty green flag circuits, he was celebrating a strong fifth place effort behind only victor Jonathan Davenport, Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, and Brandon Sheppard!

In the rain-postponed 'Show-Me 100' on Sunday at Wheatland, a huge $30,000 top prize was on the line in the crown jewel event, which started back in May. Chris finished fourth in his B-Main on Sunday, but later won the Non-Qualifiers Race to earn the final transfer spot into the 100-lap 'Show-Me 100.' He then pointed his #r5 Black Diamond entry to the front once again and stormed past an incredible twenty-eight race cars en route to a stellar third place podium performance behind only race winner Jonathan Davenport and runner-up Scott Bloomquist! Full results from all three weekend races can be viewed online at www.thehelltour.com and www.lucasdirt.com.

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CHRIS SIMPSON GETS FIRST WIN OF '15 AT LASALLE!!!
(July 2, 2015)
Chris Simpson Racing celebrated in victory lane tonight for the first time in 2015, as they picked up the $5,000 payday in UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals competition at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois! Chris Simpson laid down the quickest lap in his group during qualifying and later won his heat race in preliminary action. After drawing the fourth starting spot prior to the 40-lap feature event, Chris grabbed the lead from Jason Feger on lap 29 and held the point throughout the remainder of the distance. At the checkers, the Oxford, Iowa ace recorded the $5,000 win over Feger, Shannon Babb, Michael Kloos, and Ryan Unzicker! Full results can be accessed online at www.thehelltour.com. (Jim Denhamer Photo)

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HUGE TRIPLEHEADER WEEKEND FOR CHRIS SIMPSON...
(June 27, 2015)
Chris Simpson and his #32 team skipped out on the 'Ray Houck Liberty 50' tonight at Adams County Speedway in Corning, Iowa. After suffering all kinds of mechanical woes to both cars the past couple of nights, the team opted to return to the shop rather than enter the $5,000 to win showdown, which was tri-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series, Corn Belt Clash, and MARS DIRTcar Series.

(June 26, 2015) Next up for Chris Simpson Racing was a visit to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska tonight for the annual running of the 'Alphabet Soup Classic,' which was tri-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series, Corn Belt Clash, and MARS DIRTcar Series tours. Chris Simpson advanced up to sixth in his loaded heat race and later scored the win in his B-Main. After rolling off from the outside of the ninth row in the $3,000 to win headliner, Chris eventually wound up twenty-third in the final rundown of the 35-lap affair due to a broken water pump.

(June 25, 2015) The #32 team kicked off a huge triple shot of weekend racing action tonight with a trip to Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota. The 'Mark Lloyd Memorial,' which was co-sanctioned by the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series and the MARS DIRTcar Series, drew 28 entrants to vie for the $3,000 winner's check. Chris Simpson was leading his stacked heat race when friction between a fuel line and a wire caused fuel to spray from underneath his car's dash, igniting a scary cockpit fire. While Chris was able to stop his machine and quickly bail from the cockpit, his right knee did suffer blisters from the flames. The Chris Simpson Racing team scratched for the rest of the evening and starting prepping the back-up car for the remainder of the busy weekend.

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CHRIS SIMPSON TACKLES SUMMER NATIONALS THIS WEEK
(June 20, 2015)
The "Hell Tour" took the #32 team to Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois tonight for the 'Lynn Chevrolet 50,' which boasted a $10,000 payday. Chris Simpson clicked off the third quickest time in his group during qualifying and was battling for a transfer spot through his heat race before an unfortunate wreck caused him to scratch for the remainder of the night. Chris was unable to transfer into the 50-lap feature event, which was won by Shannon Babb.

(June 19, 2015) Tonight's UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tilt - scheduled for Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois - has been washed out due to persistent rain showers across the region.

(June 17, 2015) Chris Simpson, of Oxford, Iowa, was back behind the wheel of his familiar #32 tonight at Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa, as the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour rolled into the Hawkeye State. Chris laid down the fastest lap in his group during the time trial session and later finished second in his loaded heat race. After starting the $10,000 to win headliner from the outside of the third row, Chris charged all the way up to second in the 50-lapper to score an impressive runner-up performance behind only race winner Billy Moyer, Jr.!

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SIMPSON IN ACTION WITH CHILDRESS RACING AT THE MAG
(June 14, 2015)
Oxford, Iowa native Chris Simpson was back behind the wheel of the Childress Racing #r5 Black Diamond Chassis on June 12-13 in the annual running of the 'Clash at the Mag' at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi. Chris unfortunately broke a valve prior to Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying on Friday night, which resulted in him not recording an official time. After an eighth place finish in his heat race and a fifth place effort in his B-Main, Chris was not able to advance into Saturday's $20,000 to win headliner, which was won by Jonathan Davenport. Complete results from "The Mag" can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

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CHRIS SIMPSON COMPETES IN 21ST ANNUAL DLM DREAM
(June 7, 2015)
Chris Simpson hooked back up with Childress Racing to drive the #r5 machine from June 4-6 at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The 21st edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' kicked off with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night at Eldora, Chris ran fifth in his heat race prior to knocking down a nineteenth place effort in the $2,500 to win weekend opener. At the "Big E" on Friday evening, Chris finished seventh in his heat race, fourth in his B-Main, and nineteenth once again in the $5,000 to win feature event.

All eyes were then fixated on the crown jewel extravaganza on Saturday at Eldora, as a whopping $100,000 paycheck was once again on the line in the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Chris placed seventh in his loaded heat race and fifth in his B-Main, which left him one mere spot away from a coveted transfer position into the 100-lap feature. The Oxford, Iowa ace was able to win the B-Scramble; however, which paid him an extra $1,000. Complete results from the long weekend in the Buckeye State can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

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