BANNER YEAR: CJB Motorsports Finishes Off Best Year in Teams History

November 21st, 2016
Gravel and Swindell add to teams legacy as eyes now turn toward 2017
 
CARLISLE, PA. – November 21, 2016 –  CJB Motorsports team owners Chad & Jenn Clemens seemed to sum up their 2016 season pretty well when asked.
 
“We felt like it rocked,” said the couple that fielded the #5 Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape machine for David Gravel and the #1 Big Game Treestands, GoMuddy.Com for Sammy Swindell. “All in all, we were very satisfied with what we achieved together as a team. Read more »

November 3rd, 2016
CHARLOTTE CLOSER: CJB Motorsports Ties Up Their Best Season Yet
Gravel adds one final podium finish to bring 2016 Outlaw Season to a Close
 
CARLISLE, PA. – November 2, 2016 –  David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team rolled into the season ending Bad Boy Off Road World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte with the intent to pick up their 10th and 11th wins on the season.  
 
As the final checkered flag flew on the season, the team came up just one spot short of making it double digits in the win column. Read more »

ROCKET MAN: Gravel & CJB Claim Back-to-Back Quick Time Awards

October 26th, 2016
Team gains momentum on the eve before season ending World Finals
CARLISLE, PA. – October 26, 2016 –  Like the wind that rips across the plains, David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team proved to be a strong force that the competitors of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series had to deal with.
With only four events remaining in the 2016 campaign, the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ made a stop at Lakeside Speedway near Kansas City, Kan. on Friday, October 21st. Gravel, the driver from Watertown, Conn. used Kistler Racing Engines power to lay down a lap in time trials that was good enough to secure him his seventh quick time award of the season. Read more »

GROVE GAINER: Gravel Notches Podium Finish in National Open Make Up

October 19th, 2016
Team heads for Midwest as end of 2016 season rapidly approaches
CARLISLE, PA. – October 5, 2016 –  With one of the biggest races of the season on his mind, David Gravel rolled into Williams Grove Speedway near Mechanicsburg, Pa. on Friday, October 14th.
The driver from Connecticut was joining the rest of the drivers from the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’
For the rescheduled crown jewel event at the paperclip shaped half mile oval. With $20,000 on
the line and bragging rights, the driver of car #5 got off to a great start by charging from 4th to
1st in his heat race. Read more »

FULTON CHARGER: Gravel and CJB team race on into Empire State for Showdown

October 10th, 2016
Rescheduled National Open and tilt at Port Royal Speedway up next for team
CARLISLE, PA. – October 5, 2016 –  David Gravel was quite confident heading into the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event at Fulton (N.Y.) Speedway on October 8th. The driver from Watertown, Conn. held the track record, which was set the last time the series visited the facility in 2014.
Heading into the 2016 edition of the event, Mother Nature almost played the role of spoiler. Series and track officials stood strong and the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ was able to field 32 machines.
Gravel and the #5 team timed in 22nd to kick off the night. Read more »

WILLIAMS GROVE WASH OUT: National Open Delayed Until October 14th

October 5th, 2016
Outlaws head to Empire State and the Fullton Speedway to be apart of NAPA SuperDIRT week
CARLISLE, PA. – October 5, 2016 –  Sometimes, Mother Nature is simply not a race fan.
Torrential and persistent rains forced Williams Grove Speedway and World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series officials to delay the annual Champion Racing Oil National Open until Friday, October 14th.
“It’s pretty disappointing,” said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5. “We were obviously looking forward to the three day format at the Grove and racing in front of plenty of familiar folks. The purse will be cut from $50,000-to-win to $25,000-to-win. I know we all appreciate the tracks efforts to get the show in and we’re glad that is it rescheduled for same weekend as Port Royal.” Read more »

SEPTEMBER SLAYER: Gravel Add’s Top-5’s at Night Before the Crowns & Commonwealth Clash

September 28th, 2016
Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open up next for the Pennsylvania based team
CARLISLE, PA. – September 28, 2016 –  Winning races is absolutely key to winning championships. Another key element is solid, top-5 finishes. David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team are rapidly achiving championship by both of those metrics. Though they did not add to their win count, the racing weekend featuring stops at Eldora Speedway and Lernerville Speedway netted the team two more top-5 runs.
“Our car was pretty good at Eldora,” said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5. “We won there earlier in the summer and ran well in the spring. We had a good car but the 8 invert in the dash set us back a bit. Our car was great.We just didn’t get upt front and contend for the win. It was still a very good night.” Read more »

THE REBOUNDER: Gravel Bounces Back from Clay County with Podium Finish at US 36 Raceway

September 21st, 2016
Rescheduled date at Hartford leads into final stops at Eldora Speedway and Lernerville Speedway
CARLISLE, PA. – September 21, 2016 –  With over 90 nights of racing on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, a team is bound to have some good and bad luck. With nine victories on the season, David Gravel and the #5 team have had their fair share of success. As the team has moved back east following their second west coast tour, racing luck shifted a tad.
The first stop on the trek back east was at El Paso County Speedway at Calhan, Colorado on Wednesday, September 14th. Gravel was among the 24 competitors on site. Read more »

WEST COAST FINISHER: Gravel Closes Out Second West Coast Swing with Three Straight Top-10’s

September 14th, 2016
Series now comes back east with stops in Colorado, Iowa and Missouri in September
CARLISLE, PA. – September 14, 2016 –  David Gravel and the #5 team continued their season long march towards a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series title along the west coast.
Fresh off of back-to-back wins at the Skagit Speedway near Alger, Wash., the Pa based team took on the Willamette Speedway near Lebaon, Ore. on Wednesday, September 7th.
“We had a pretty solid run in Oregon,” said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5. “Car felt pretty good. We didn’t make the dash or and ground in our heat race so we had to get going in the feature, which went by really fast. It was close to eight minutes since there were no yellows.” Read more »

SET UP FOR THE FUTURE: Mainstream Holdings L.L.C. to Continue as Primary Sponsor for CJB

September 12th, 2016
Windom, Minn. based company extends agreement for 2017 & 2018
CARLISLE, PA. – September 12, 2016 –  CJB Motorsports is proud to announce that Mainstream Holdings, L.L.C., which owns brands such as Big Game Treestands and Muddy Outdoors, has agreed to continue their primary sponsorship of the #5 machine driven by David Gravel into the 2017 and 2018 seasons.
“It was around this time last year that we were fortunate enough to get partnered up with Tod Quiring and his staff at Mainstream Holdings L.L.C.,” said team owners, Chad & Jenn Clemens. “Since then, they have been fantastic folks to work with as we have grown CJB Motorsports. With David Gravel coming on board with us this year and Sammy Swindell helping us out in a second car, we have experienced our most successful year yet. We’ve been to victory lane a total of 11 times with even more races to go to add to that total. Most importantly, we’ve been able to work with Tod to help grow the Big Game Treestands and Muddy brands. We greatly appreciate his vote of confidence in our race team with this agreement. This will allow our team to continue to chase its goals of winning our sports crown jewel events as well as a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series title.” Read more »

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