McKENZIE, TN – Drivers across the country picked up Sprint car wins last weekend using J&J Auto Racing cars. Four-time World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz scored a victory in Ohio, Dale Howard was victorious in Arkansas, while Cris Eash was victorious in Pennsylvania.
WORLD OF OUTLAWS
Donny Schatz proved to be the class of the field last Friday night in the World of Outlaws event at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park. Schatz led 39 of the 40 laps in the A-Feature driving the Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) No. 15 STP/Armor All/Chevrolet J&J.
Defending All-Stars champion Tim Shaffer raced the CH Motorsports No. 83 Kistler-powered J&J from 23rd to finish third to give J&J two runners in the top three. Earlier in the evening Phil Gressman won the dash event in the No. 53 J&J and led the opening lap.
RIVERSIDE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
Dale Howard was victorious last Saturday night in the Cruzin South.com Hooker Hood Classic at Riverside International Speedway. Howard drove his brother Josh’s No. 47 J&J to score the victory. Terry Gray joined Howard on the podium by racing his No. 10 Rislone sponsored Wesmar powered J&J to a third-place finish.
Cris Eash became the fifth different winner at Trail-Way Speedway in Hanover, Pa., on Friday night driving Brian Bruckner’s No. 10w West Shore Printing/CFI Sprint Bodies/Martin Metal Works sponsored J&J. It was the first career Trail-Way sprint car win for the former World of Outlaws rookie of-the-year and 1996 Lincoln Speedway “410” sprint car champ.
Other solid finishers….On Saturday night, David Gravel finished third in the No. 89g J&J in the All-Stars event at Mercer (Pa.) Raceway Park….On the strength of two second-place finishes in the No. 20g J&J, Chris Graf leads the Upper Midwest Sprint Series (UMSS) standings. Also, a big congratulations to former J&J Auto Racing runner Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., on earning his first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, last Sunday.