ROUND UP: Weikert’s Livestock Inc. Joins CJB Motorsports for 2018 Outlaw Season Legendary

November 15th, 2017
Pennsylvania based company joins car #5 and driver David Gravel 
 
CARLISLE, PA. – November 15, 2017 – Sprint car racing is drenched in tradition. On any given weekend, fans and competitors alike can recall famous drivers, crewman, owners and partners. In the racing hotbed of Central Pennsylvania, the logo of Weikert’s Livestock Inc. conjures up memories of legends. 
That tradition will continue in 2018 as the company will join CJB Motorsports and driver David Gravel as they pursue a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series title.  Read more »

A SEASON FOR THE AGES: Gravel and CJB Post Their Best Showing Ever

November 12th, 2017
20 wins highlight dream season as attention turns to the 2018 campaign
 
CARLISLE, PA. – November 12, 2017 –  Nine wins and a top-5 finish in the final series points standings during the 2016 campaign set the stage for both David Gravel and CJB Motorsports to experience a career year in 2017
  
“2016 was really cool,” Gravel said. “We won quite a few races and so forth but we knew there were some areas we needed to improve upon. Barry (Jackson) went to work hard in the off season and we came out this year with an even better package. It was very impressive.” Read more »

SEASON ENDER: Gravel Takes Last Lap Thriller to Close Out Outlaw Season

November 9th, 2017
Team finishes 3rd in the overall Outlaw points standings as 2017 wraps up
 
CARLISLE, PA. – November 7, 2017 –  In some ways, it was the fitting end to David Gravel and CJB Motorsports 2017 season. The hard charging driver being given a world class race car to pull off a thrilling victory. As they had done many times before, Gravel and his team brought the fans to their feet with as a last lap pass to score another win.  
  
“We’ve been lucky to be the guys that steal victories this year,” Gravel said. “It’s a lot easier than being the guys that have victories stolen from them, for sure. It was just a great way to cap off a very good year. We qualified where we wanted to on Thursday night. We wanted to make sure we put ourselves on the front row of the heat races and we did that.” Read more »

TORNADO ALLEY: CJB & Gravel Race in Kansas and Oklahoma

October 25th, 2017
Midwest swing continues at Dodge City Raceway Park to close out October
 
CARLISLE, PA. – October 24, 2017 –  The number of World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series events is rapidly dwindling for 2017. With the final north east stretch wrapped up, the tour headed to the Midwest for the final time this season. Up first was a stop at Lakeside Speedway on Friday, October 20th. David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team timed in 11th at the half mile oval, located outside of Kansas City, Kan., before finishing third in their heat race. With their ticket punched into the nights feature, the #5 machine would roll off 11th.  
  
“We had a good car as always,” Gravel said. “We made up four spots to finish 7th. It was a nice top-10 for us. We made up some ground. We just missed that dash and that really makes a big difference in how your night goes.”

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HANGIN’ TOUGH: CJB & Gravel Work to Get Better on North Eastern Swing

October 18th, 2017
Team trucks back to the Midwest for two weekends worth of events
 
CARLISLE, PA. – October 17, 2017 –  The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season continues to wind down. With less than ten events left on the season, teams and drivers are working hard to end the season on a high note.
 
CJB Motorsports and driver David Gravel are certainly in that camp. With 17 Outlaw wins on the season, they were back in action to get number 18 as the tour made its’ way to Port Royal (P.A.) Speedway for the Nittany Showdown on Saturday, October 14th. Read more »

BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER: CJB & Gravel Team Up Again in 2018

October 14th, 2017
Successful pairing continues into a third season in pursuit of Outlaw title
 
CARLISLE, PA. – October 14, 2017 –  One of the most successful pairings over the past few years on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series tour is returning for a third year.
 
CJB Motorsports is proud to announce that driver David Gravel will return to pilot the GoMuddy.com, Big Game Treestands, JRC Transportation #5. The team is also pleased to announce that veteran crew chief Barry Jackson will once again to the wrenches. The pairing has proven to be extremely potent having scored 28 event wins thus far, including triumphs in the $50,000-to-win Champion Racing Oil National Open, the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic and the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup. The duo was also dangerously close to pulling off a win in sprint car racing’s crown jewel event, the 5 Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals. Read more »

17 in 17: Gravel Wheels the CJB Machine to Another Win in New York

October 10th, 2017
Trio of races on tap as the team chases their 20th victory of the season
 
CARLISLE, PA. – October 10, 2017 –  One of CJB Motorsports stated goals was to achieve double digit wins in a season. By taking the checkered flag at Fulton (N.Y) Speedway, David Gravel and the CJB team have registered the 17th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series of the season, and their 19th of 2017 overall.
 
The lone race of the weekend for the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ was held on Saturday, October 7th and was a part of the annual NAPA SuperDIRT week. The #5 team timed in 5th, won their heat race and finished the Craftsman Club dash in the 4th position. Read more »

NATTY OPEN CHAMPION: Gravel and CJB Scores Huge Win at the Grove

October 4th, 2017
Two race wins in three-day show has CJB looking to close season strong
 
CARLISLE, PA. – October 3, 2017 –  David Gravel first won the Champion Racing Oil National Open in 2014. The win, which is a highlight in the career of the young driver, was mired by a controversial finish.
 
Ever since, the Watertown, Conn. Has hoped for the opportunity to win one of sprint car racings’ crown jewel events once again to thoroughly enjoy the victory. On Saturday, September 30th, Gravel and the CJB team were able to visit victory lane and truly celebrate the moment.    Read more »

BACK TO FORM: Gravel and CJB Dominate for Lernerville Win

September 27th, 2017
Good run at Eldora setups win; team no prepares for National Open
 
CARLISLE, PA. – September 26, 2017 –  David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team seem to have found their winning formula again. It had been a little over a month since the team visited victory lane before leading all 37 circuits of the Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway near Sarver, PA. on Saturday, September 23rd. The return was quite a relief.
  
“It felt really good to win,” explained Gravel. “When you’ve won quite a few races and get used to it, it can be pretty tough to go a while without getting to victory lane. It boosts your spirits and the teams a bit. We needed this.” Read more »

CALISTOGA CLOSES CALIFORNIA: Strong Finish Pushes CJB East

September 19th, 2017
Historic tracks like Eldora & Lernerville begin home stretch of Outlaw season
 
CARLISLE, PA. – September 19, 2017 –  With the vineyards of Napa Valley surrounding them, CJB Motorsports and driver David Gravel aimed to tackle the Calistoga (CA) Speedway as they closed out their second western swing of the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season.
 
Night one at the legendary half mile oval took place on Friday, September 15th as saw Gravel qualify his CJB machine in the 4th position. Following a second-place finish in their heat race and a fourth place finish in the Craftsman Club dash, all eyes were on the #5 car as the feature began. Read more »

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