McKenzie, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2016) – J&J Auto Racing teams had a busy Labor Day Weekend winning seven feature events over the holiday. The McKenzie, Tenn., based manufacturer’s brand saw Steve Meyer drive to a win on August 28 against the Interstate Racing Association (IRA) at Angell Park in Sun Prairie, Wis., to end a nine year winner’s circle drought. Johnny Bridges kicked off the weekend with a win against the United Sprint Car Series (USCS) at Lavonia (Ga.) Speedway on Sept. 2. Bridges was followed to the line by fellow J&J Auto Racing driver Terry Gray, who took second place. Morgan Turpen grabbed a top-five finish by taking the checkered flag in fifth.
Brandon McMullin won the Manitowoc Speedway (Wis.) track championship on Sept. 3 by virtue of a ninth place finish that was enough to see him claim the season title. Kyle Amerson also found victory lane that night with a win at Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., against the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) Southern Outlaw Series. Ken Duke, Jr., won the 305ci Sprint Car Feature at Susquehanna (Pa.) Speedway on Saturday while Terry Gray wrapped up Sept. 3 with a win at Laurens (SC) County Speedway in USCS racing action.
Kerry Madsen scored a decisive National Sprint League (NSL) 410ci Series win at Jackson (Minn.) Motorplex on Sept. 4 to lay claim to the $25,000 Jackson Nationals payday. Morgan Turpen won the USCS series event at Tri-County Racetrack in Brasstown, NC, on Sept. 5, to close out the weekend for J&J Auto Racing.
For a complete summary of J&J Auto Racing team wins and finishes for August 28 – September 5, please see below.
DATE DRIVER TRACK/STATE SERIES
8/28 Steve Meyer Angell Park Speedway/WI IRA
9/2 Johnny Bridges Lavonia Speedway/GA USCS
9/3 Brandon McMullin Manitowoc Speedway/WI 360ci Division Champion
9/3 Kyle Amerson Southern Raceway ASCS/SOS
9/3 Ken Duke, Jr. Susquehanna Speedway/PA 305ci Division
9/3 Terry Gray Laurens Cty. Speedway/SC USCS
9/4 Kerry Madsen Jackson Motorplex/MN NSL 410ci
9/5 Morgan Turpen Tri-County Racetrack/NC USCS
ABOUT J&J AUTO RACING – McKENZIE, TN
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