McKENZIE, TN (July 7) – During a weekend when fireworks lit up the sky celebrating Independence Day, several J&J Auto Racing teams lit up the dirt tracks en route to claiming a number of Sprint car victories. Mark Dobmeier led the J&J brigade by scoring two wins while Ed Lynch, Jr., Randy Martin, Randy Kaylor, LeRoy Perfect, Randy West and Marshall Skinner each picked up a victory.
RIVER CITIES SPEEDWAY
Mark Dobmeier started ninth in Friday night’s Sprint car feature at River Cities Speedway, and by lap 13, he was in control aboard the No. 13L J&J of Dobmeier/Lunstra Motorsports.
Dobmeier worked the cushion around the high-banked track to perfection to score the 25-lap win.
Ed Lynch, Jr. proved his veteran prowess once again on Friday night at Lernerville Speedway. Lynch, Jr. raced past early leader Danny Holtgraver (No. D4 J&J) on lap 22 to take over second and then raced his No. 2L J&J around Scott Priester the following lap and into the lead. Lynch went on to claim his 103rd career Sprint car triumph, and his fourth in the past few weeks (twice at Lernerville and victories at Mercer Raceway Park and Bedford Speedway).
Holtgraver held on to finish third.
Randy Martin has been solid in W.O.W. 360 Sprints through the early portion of the season, and he was at it again at 24 Raceway. Martin was again fast in his No. 14 Diamond Pet Food J&J leading every lap of the 20-lap Bob Whitehead Memorial.
CLINTON COUNTY RACEWAY
Randy Kaylor won Friday night’s 305 Sprint Series Feature event at Clinton County Raceway. The victory came in his No. 8 J&J, and he also won the Pa Sprint Series Speed Weekend Title, qualifying his team for the Brodix Racesaver National Race in Virginia.
Mark Dobmeier made it two wins in two nights Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Dobmeier raced the Lunstra/Dobmeier No. 13L J&J into the lead on lap four and he fended off all challengers to pick up his seventh career feature win at the famed half-mile dirt oval.
Dobmeier first took the lead from Davey Heskin briefly before Brian Brown passed them both. Dobmeier got the lead back in the following corner and raced his way into the lead for good early in the contest. Several other J&J racers finished in the top-10, including Skip Jackson (No. 2 J&J) in seventh, Ricky Logan (No. 10 J&J) in eighth and Lynton Jeffrey (No. 12 J&J), who charged from 17th to finish ninth.
UNITED RACING CLUB
Randy West picked up an exciting feature win on Saturday night besting a field of URC Sprint cars at New Egypt Speedway. West drove the Fred Kennedy No. 56 J&J into the lead from the start and held off a determined JJ Grasso on the final lap to pick up the win.
West pocketed the $2000 top prize after diving under Grasso, who charged to the front in the Palladino Motorsports No. 99 J&J, coming out of turn four on lap 25. The pair of J&J racers put on a quite a show for the fans and were joined in the top-four by Josh Weller (No. 63 J&J), who finished fourth.
LeRoy Perfect won his fifth feature of the season driving his No. 27 J&J to victory at Mitchell Raceway in Fairbanks, Alaska.
USCS – CAMDEN SPEEDWAY
Marshall Skinner celebrated Independence Day by winning the USCS event at Camden Speedway on Sunday night. He raced his No. 26 J&J to victory in the 30-lap main event to score his fifth triumph of the year.
Justin Carver raced his No. 24 J&J to a fourth place finish.