WOES PLAGUE SIMPSON IN MODIFIED
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!
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.
CHRIS SIMPSON DEBUTS MODIFIED IN
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
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.
CHRIS SIMPSON RUNNER-UP IN THAW BRAWL
26, 2017) The #32 team drove through the pit gate at LaSalle
Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois on Friday, March 24 for the opening
event of the 6th Annual 'Thaw Brawl.' The two-day extravaganza at
the 1/4-mile bullring was tri-sanctioned by the American Late Model
Series (ALMS), the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series, and MARS West
tours. Chris Simpson clicked off the fastest lap overall during
the qualifying session prior to running second in heat race action.
After starting the $7,000 to win feature from the inside of the
third row, Chris was able to scoot past a trio of competitors during
the caution-free 40-lapper to lay claim to an impressive runner-up
showing behind only victor Josh Richards! Saturday's $17,000 to
win 'Thaw Brawl' finale unfortunately fell victim to Mother Nature.
Full results from LaSalle can be viewed online at www.lasallespeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
SIMPSON SCORES $3,000 MARCH MADNESS
19, 2017) Chris Simpson Racing broke through for their
first triumph of the young 2017 campaign on Saturday evening, March
18 in 'March Madness' at Springfield Raceway in Springfield, Missouri!
Chris Simpson posted the second fastest lap in his group during
the MARS Dirt Car Series-West qualifying session and later scored
the victory in heat race action. After drawing the pole position
for the 35-lap headliner, Chris paced the talented field from green
to checkers to claim the $3,000 top prize. The Oxford, Iowa star
beat Tim Manville, Jack Sullivan, Jesse Stovall, and Logan Martin
to the finish line at the Show-Me State oval. Full results from
last night at Springfield Raceway can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Ron Mitchell Photo)
WILD WEST SHOOTOUT NIGHTLY RESULTS
FOR #32 TEAM
15, 2017) Another soggy day in the desert forced 'Wild
West Shootout' officials to scrap plans for the day-night doubleheader
today at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. The final two
events of the six race miniseries have been scrapped due to inclement
weather and will not be rescheduled. Chris Simpson leaves the Phoenix-area
with a trio of runner-up performances and an additional podium showing
in the four races that were put into the record books.
(January 14, 2017) An unfortunate rain-out of
the fifth round of the 'Wild West Shootout' tonight at Arizona Speedway
will set up a rare day-night doubleheader in the desert on Sunday,
January 15. The $5,000 to win, rain-postponed show will kick things
off on Sunday morning, while the $12,000 to win miniseries finale
will wrap things up at the Queen Creek, Arizona facility on Sunday
(January 13, 2017) Night four of the 'Wild West
Shootout' miniseries greeted Chris Simpson and his #32 team tonight
and yet another $5,000 winner's check was on the line at Arizona
Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. Chris laid down the quickest time
in his group during the qualifying session prior to picking up another
win in his loaded heat race. The Oxford, Iowa standout then started
fourth in the 30-lapper before working his way up to the second
spot to garner another runner-up feature effort behind only race
winner Bobby Pierce!
(January 11, 2017) After a couple of days off
in the desert, round three of the 11th Annual 'Wild West Shootout'
took center stage tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona.
Chris Simpson posted the second fastest lap in his group during
time trials and later ran second in heat race action. After starting
the $5,000 to win headliner from the inside of the third row, Chris
once again worked his way towards the front of the stellar field
in the 30-lap affair to score an impressive runner-up showing behind
only victor Billy Moyer!
(January 8, 2017) Another $5,000 top prize was
up for grabs for the #32 team tonight in round two of the annual
'Wild West Shootout' at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona.
Chris Simpson once again knocked down the fastest time in his group
during qualifying before claiming another heat race triumph. The
Oxford, Iowa star then drew the fifth starting position for the
30-lapper and was able to steer his #32 Longhorn mount past a trio
of competitors en route to a sterling runner-up performance behind
only feature winner Bobby Pierce!
(January 7, 2017) The Chris Simpson Racing team
once again kicked off their racing season in the Copper State, as
they were in the pit area at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona
tonight for the $5,000 to win 'Wild West Shootout' opener! Chris
Simpson clicked off the quickest lap in his group during the qualifying
session prior to scoring the victory in his heat race. After starting
third on the grid in the 30-lap feature, Chris ran second early
in the distance before settling for a third place podium effort
behind only victor Bobby Pierce and runner-up Brandon Overton!