WILD WEST SHOOTOUT NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(January 13, 2019)
Chris Simpson wrapped up the 13th edition of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. A forty car field signed into the pit area to do battle for the $14,000 payday. Chris stopped the clock second fastest in his group during the qualifying session and later wound up third in his stacked heat race. After starting the 50-lap grand finale from the outside of the sixth row, Chris completed only twenty circuits during the 'Shaw Trucking 50' and was forced to settle for a twenty-third place showing. (Mike Ruefer Photo)

(January 12, 2019) A day/night doubleheader in the desert - due to an earlier rainout - took place today at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona, as a pair of $5,000 to win programs were held during the busiest day of the 'Wild West Shootout.' In the afternoon affair, Chris Simpson placed second in his heat race prior to blasting past four competitors during the 30-lap feature to garner a strong third place podium effort behind only victor Ricky Weiss and runner-up Brandon Sheppard. During the nightcap, Chris ran third in his loaded heat race before winding up seventeenth in the final rundown of the 40-lapper.

(January 11, 2019) The third contest of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries took center stage tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. A total of 46 Super Late Model entrants piled into the desert facility to vie for another $5,000 windfall. Chris Simpson unfortunately had problems during the time trial session and hit the turn one wall hard, which led to him scratching from the remainder of the program. He did not compete in the night's 30-lapper, which was eventually won by Bobby Pierce.

(January 9, 2019) Another $5,000 winner's check was on the line for the #32 team during the 13th edition of the 'Wild West Shootout' tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. Chris Simpson posted the quickest time in his group during qualifying before running a strong second in his heat race. After starting the 30-lap main event from the inside of the fourth row, Chris bolted up to sixth early in the race before dropping back to finish seventh in the final finishing order.

(January 6, 2019) Heavy overnight rain at Arizona Speedway has postponed tonight's second round of 'Wild West Shootout' action to Saturday afternoon, January 12. A day/night doubleheader will now take place next Saturday with both unsanctioned Super Late Model programs boasting a $5,000 top prize. Dirt-slinging competition at the Queen Creek, Arizona facility will resume on Wednesday, January 9.

(January 5, 2019) The 2019 campaign officially kicked off tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona with the opening round of the 13th Annual 'Wild West Shootout.' A strong field of 45 competitors converged at the Copper State venue for the $5,000 to win throwdown. Chris Simpson stopped the clock second quickest in his group during the qualifying session before securing an impressive heat race triumph. After starting third on the grid in the 40-lap main event, Chris unfortunately ran into problems late in the feature distance and was eventually paid for a nineteenth place effort in his season lid lifter.

SIMPSON VENTURES WEST TO KICK OFF 2019 SEASON!!
(January 2, 2019)
Things kick off for the #32 team later this week in Arizona with the 2019 edition of the 'Wild West Shootout.' From January 5-13, six unsanctioned Super Late Model specials will be held at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. The first five shows (January 5, 6, 9, 11, and 12) will boast a $5,000 paycheck, while the grand finale on Sunday, January 13 is slated to pay a whopping $14,000 to the winner. Chris Simpson has one career win in Arizona in the month of January (back in 2013), along with countless podium efforts, and will be looking to add more early-season success to his resume when the dirt starts flying this Saturday at the Phoenix-area facility! More information on the 'Wild West Shootout' can be obtained online at www.wildwestshootout.net.

CHRIS SIMPSON CLOSES OUT SEASON WITH VEGAS TRIP
(November 11, 2018)
Chris Simpson wrapped up his 2018 campaign from November 8-10 in the 21st edition of the 'Duel in the Desert' at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. Piloting Johnny Saathoff's Open Wheel Modified, Chris drew a horrible number on both Thursday and Friday and with passing at a premium, he was not able to transfer into a preliminary main event. On Saturday night at LVMS, Chris drove past three competitors in his B-Main to finish fourth, but that was unfortunately a few spots out of a coveted transfer position into the $7,777 to win, 40-lap headliner. Complete results from the season-ending 'Duel in the Desert' can be accessed online at www.lvms.com.

SIMPSON TRANSFERS INTO ANOTHER WORLD 100!
(October 14, 2018)
Chris Simpson Racing trekked back to the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on October 12-13 for the completion of the rain-postponed 'World 100.' The dirt-slinging action was slated to get back underway at the "Big E" on Friday evening with a pair of Twin 25s, but the $10,000 to win prelim shows were pushed back to Saturday afternoon due to inclement weather. Chris Simpson grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race and later started sixteenth on the grid in his 25-lapper. Chris was then able to steer past a trio of racecars during the daytime affair to secure a thirteenth place showing.

Following a quick reworking of the racetrack for Saturday night's grand finale, the 48th edition of the 'World 100' took center stage and a whopping $51,000 paycheck was up for grabs. Chris finished sixth in his stacked heat race before running fourth in his B-Main. After rolling off from the outside of the fourteenth row in the 100-lap crown jewel spectacular, the Oxford, Iowa ace was the first retiree in the thirtieth position. Complete results from the hectic day/night doubleheader at Eldora Speedway can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

CHRIS SIMPSON STRONG THROUGHOUT MOD MANIA!
(September 30, 2018)
The #32 team rolled into Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois from September 27-29 for the annual running of 'Mod Mania,' which also featured a trio of DIRTcar Super Late Model specials. On Thursday night in the $2,000 to win weekend opener, Chris Simpson placed seventh in his heat race, but later steered past twelve competitors during the A-Main to claim a solid eighth place outing. At Granite City on Friday evening, Chris ran second in heat race action before climbing to second in the $2,500 to win headliner to trail only victor Brian Birkhofer. In the $3,000 to win weekend finale on Saturday, Chris won his heat race prior to securing another runner-up performance in the feature behind only race winner Brian Shirley. Complete results from the triple shot can be viewed online at www.tricityspeedway.net.

SIMPSON RUNNER-UP IN BILL WAITE JR. MEMORIAL CLASSIC
(September 24, 2018)
Chris Simpson Racing invaded LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois on Sunday night, September 23 for the annual running of the 'Bill Waite Jr. Memorial Classic.' The DIRTcar Super Late Model special boasted a $5,000 payday. Chris Simpson laid down the fourth fastest lap overall during qualifying prior to scoring a heat race triumph. After starting the 40-lap feature event from the outside of the front row, Chris settled into the second spot at the drop of the green flag and eventually scored a strong runner-up performance behind only victor Brian Shirley! Full results from last night at LaSalle can be viewed online at www.lasallespeedway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

CHRIS SIMPSON GETS TOP TEN IN KNOXVILLE OPENER
(September 16, 2018)
Chris Simpson found himself in the pit area at the renowned Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa from September 13-15 for the 15th edition of the 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals,' which kicked off with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary shows. On Thursday night, Chris ran second in his heat race before eventually finishing ninth in the final rundown of the 25-lap feature event. At the 1/2-mile, semi-banked speedplant on Friday evening, Chris placed fourth in his stacked heat race and twenty-second in the B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the night's 25-lap sprint.

By virtue of accumulating the tenth highest point total, Chris earned the right to the outside of the fifth row in Saturday's 100-lap 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.' The Oxford, Iowa standout had his sights set on the whopping $40,000 payday in the crown jewel spectacular, but eventually retired his new Black Diamond Chassis in the twentieth position. Full results from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie can be accessed online by visiting www.lucasdirt.com.

SIMPSON ENDURES SOGGY WORLD 100 WEEKEND...
(September 9, 2018)
Next up on the racing calendar for the #32 team was the 48th running of the famous 'World 100,' which was scheduled to run on the high-banks of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 6-8. With the rainy remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon postponing all of the action on Friday and Saturday until October 12-13, Chris Simpson competed in only his $10,000 to win Twin 25 at the "Big E" on Thursday night. After rain showers pushed back the program until the wee hours of Friday morning, Chris finished seventh in his loaded heat race before streaking up to third in his B-Main. Unfortunately, the Oxford, Iowa standout missed out on transferring into his 25-lapper by one more spot through his consolation race. Complete results from the rainy weekend in the Buckeye State can be located by logging onto www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

CHRIS SIMPSON RAINED-OUT IN MODIFIED AT FARLEY
(September 1, 2018)
Chris Simpson, of Oxford, Iowa, was back behind the wheel of a Doug Cue-owned Open Wheel Modified on Friday night, August 31 during the preliminary night for the $3,000 to win 'Yankee Dirt Track Classic' at Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa. In the double heat race program, Chris advanced past four competitors to finish sixth in his first heat race, while he scored a triumph in his final prelim. He had then locked himself in Saturday's A-Main by virtue of the passing points system, but Mother Nature had other ideas and the remainder of the 'Yankee Dirt Track Classic' was postponed to a later date...

SIMPSON ENTERS LUCRATIVE DIRT MILLION AT MANSFIELD
(August 26, 2018)
The #32 team made the long trek from the Hawkeye State to Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio on August 24-25 for the inaugural running of the 'Dirt Million.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the highly-publicized spectacular, which kicked off on Friday night with a pair of $10,000 to win duels. Chris Simpson placed seventh in his loaded heat race and fourth in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the 30-lapper.

A standing-room-only crowd then flooded the Buckeye State facility on Saturday evening to witness the largest-paying Super Late Model race during the 2018 season. Chris once again failed to earn a coveted starting spot in the nearly $203,000 to win headliner after running fifth in his heat race and eleventh in his B-Main. Complete results from Mansfield can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.

CHRIS SIMPSON CREDITED FOR FIFTH AT WEST LIBERTY!
(August 12, 2018)
Chris Simpson, of Oxford, Iowa, was back behind the wheel of Doug Cue's Open Wheel Modified on Saturday evening, August 11 in a $2,000 to win special at West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty, Iowa. Chris ran fourth in his heat race prior to scoring a victory in his B-Main. After starting the 30-lap main event from the inside of the seventh row, Chris streaked all the way up to sixth by the unfurling of the checkered flag, but was paid for a fifth place showing after someone was disqualified ahead of him.

SIMPSON EARNS PAIR OF TOP TENS AT CEDAR LAKE!
(August 5, 2018)
As the calendar turned to the month of August, the #32 team found themselves near the Minnesota / Wisconsin border at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin on August 2-4 for the 31st Annual 'USA Nationals,' which was sanctioned once again by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. The extended weekend kicked off on Thursday evening with a $6,000 to win preliminary program. Chris Simpson ran fifth in his stacked heat race prior to recording a victory in his consolation race. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth row in the 40-lap feature event, Chris streaked past ten competitors during the contest to bag a strong seventh place effort.

At CLS on Friday night, a double set of heat races with passing points were held to help set the lineups for Saturday's grand finale, which once again boasted a $50,000 winner's check. Chris ran fourth in his first heat race of the evening, while he placed third in his final prelim. By virtue of racking up the thirteenth most passing points, Chris started Saturday's 100-lap 'USA Nationals' from the inside of the seventh row. Even though he slowed to draw a caution on lap 82, the Oxford, Iowa standout was still able to claim a top ten finish, as he crossed underneath the checkers in the ninth spot. Full results from the 'USA Nationals' weekend can be found online by visiting www.woolms.com.

CHRIS SIMPSON WINS QUALIFYING FEATURE AT FALS!!!
(July 29, 2018)
The 29th edition of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' took center stage over the July 27-28 weekend at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois. On Friday night, Chris Simpson knocked down the third fastest lap in Group A during World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series qualifying prior to scoring a $2,500 victory in his qualifying feature over Kyle Bronson, Don O'Neal, and Paul Parker. After drawing the pole position for Saturday's 100-lap main event, Chris had visions of picking up the $30,000 top prize in the 'Prairie Dirt Classic.' The Oxford, Iowa ace then led the first nineteen circuits of the contest, but eventually pitted several times and retired on lap 71 in the twenty-first spot. Full results from the action-packed weekend at FALS can be viewed online at www.woolms.com. (Rick Neff Photo)

 

 

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