Any of the 10 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champions will tell you that the ability to battle adversity is crucial in climbing the mountaintop. If you’re one of the best, you’re certainly going to experience a fair share of glorious moments over the course of a 90-race schedule, but you’re not exempt from the bumps in the road. It’s about how you handle those moments that define your season.
For six years, Watertown, CT’s David Gravel has been a consistent championship contender with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy DrinkSprint Car Series. His arrival at the mountaintop is almost expected at some point as it’s been conceived by fans to be only a matter of time. He took that next step towards that ultimate goal in 2021 with his move and immediate success with Tod Quiring’s Big Game Motorsports operation.
David Gravel of Watertwon, CT has found a knack for shining bright when he plays in the boss’ backyard.
David Gravel produced a trio of top-10 finishes last week in Pennsylvania. The Big Game Motorsports driver highlighted the three World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series races a week ago Tuesday when he placed fourth during the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup hosted by Lernerville Speedway in Sarver.
You can get a look at NASCAR’s Next Generation Race Car from Ford, Toyota and Chevrolet that will debut in the 2022 Daytona 500.
Chemung, N.Y. – (May 1, 2021) – Chemung (N.Y.) Speedrome will provide the stage for the Race of Champions Modified Series return to racing in its home state of New York. The series was “idle” in the Empire State during the 2020 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic that wreaked havoc worldwide. With life returning to normal, the series will set out to face the challenging Southern Tier oval on its traditional May date.
The gates swung open Saturday evening for the 71st season of stock car racing at Riverhead Raceway and when the checker flag waved on the 50-lap Buzz Chew Chevrolet NASCAR Modified feature John Beatty Jr. of Merrick sat in the winner circle after surviving a late race restart with 11 laps remaining in the race to post his 9th career victory. A solid and talented field of 20 Buzz Chew Chevrolet NASCAR Modifieds signed in for the Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series opener.
Brad Keselowski led the most important lap at Talladega, the final one. In a wild, pitched battle for the win, Keselowski got a huge push from Michael McDowell and Kevin Harvick to eke out his 6th Talladega win over Matt DiBenedetto. DiBenedetto (P5) once again came up just short for his first ever Cup win after leading 28 laps and “winning” Stage 1.
David Gravel’s night couldn’t have been much more perfect.
(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Speedway’s weekly race teams are gearing up for the start of another season with NAPA Opening Day on April 24 and the NAPA Spring Sizzler® on April 25. SK Modified® driver Stephen Kopcik is familiar with winning as he was the 2015 SK Light track champion and 2016 SK Modified® Rookie of the Year. The 23 year old Newtown, CT native heads into his 6th season of SK Modified® competition looking to add to his win list.