KNOXVILLE KNOCKOUT: Gravel Charges Forward to Impressive Run at Knoxville Nationals

August 14th, 2018

Second west coast swing of the season begins with a jaunt through the Dakotas

CARLISLE, PA. – August 13, 2018 – David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team were looking to return to the 5-Hour Knoxville Nationals for redemption. Merely a season removed from one of the most dominating performances in the events history, Gravel and the team were looking to “close the deal” and return home as champions of the biggest sprint car race of the year.

The team competed on Thursday, August 9th during Toyota Qualifying night. Gravel timed in 29th quick, finished fourth in his heat race and charged from 13th to 3rd in the feature. Read more »

PEVELY POWER FORWARD: Gravel Contends for Win in Dual Ironman 55’s at Pevely

August 8th, 2018

5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals are up next for a team looking for redemption

CARLISLE, PA. – August 7, 2018 – Few things could be better than dual, $20,000-to-win events at one of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series most exciting facilities.

Such a two step awaited the CJB Motorsports team and driver David Gravel as they ventured to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 near Pevely, MO on Friday, August 3rd and Saturday, August 4th for the Ironman 55 weekend double. Last years event, which is comprised of 55 laps around one of the most demanding tracks on the circuit, was delayed to this year by rain. Read more »

RANSOMVILLE ROBBER:  Gravel Runs Off with Ransomville Outlaw Win

July 31st, 2018

    Huge Ironman weekend leads into the most epic week of the year for sprint car racing

CARLISLE, PA. – July 30, 2018 – Sometimes, you win a race with a thrilling late race pass. Other times, you lead from start to finish. Either way, a win is a win and CJB Motorsports driver David Gravel will take it every time.

Before striking at Ransomville (N.Y) Speedway, the team (and the series) endured another rain out as the scheduled event at Airborne Park Speedway near Plattsburgh, Pa. was canceled due to wet conditions. When the series returned to action at Ransomville (N.Y.) Speedway, Gravel timed in 9th, advanced to 2nd in his heat race and pulled off the same feat in the Craftsman Club Dash.  Read more »

PENNSYLVANIA POWER TRIP: Gravel Delights Fans with Strong Finish at Lincoln Speedway

July 25th, 2018

Williams Grove Speedway loses one night to rain; Outlaws finish out July in upstate New York

CARLISLE, PA. – July 23, 2018 – The CJB Motorsports team considers the central Pennsylvania tracks of Lincoln Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway as their ‘home turf.’ An unspoken added pressure can be felt when the #5 hauler pulls into the pits at these two facilities. Each July, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series makes their way back through this area of the Keystone State and CJB Motorsports is more motivated than usual to grab a checkered flag.

This stretch began with the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup event at Lernerville Speedway near Sarver, Pa. Gravel timed in 14th, charged to 3rd in his heat race and started the 25,000-to-win feature in 10th. Read more »

ELUSIVE ELDORA: Gravel and CJB Crew Turn in Stout Perfomance at “Big E”

July 17th, 2018

Pennsylvania tracks up next for the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ 

CARLISLE, PA. – July 16, 2018 – The famed ‘Month of Money’ has begun for the 

World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. With big money on the line at seemingly every trip to the track, David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team were ready for the lid lifter, which was the annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park on Tuesday, July 10th. Gravel timed in 7th before finish 3rd in his heat race and started the feature in 14th.    Read more »

BIG CEDAR RUN: Gravel Scores Top-5’s at Cedar Lake Speedway in Wisconsin

July 10th, 2018

Brad Doty Classic and annual Kings Royal weekend challenges Gravel and team

CARLISLE, PA. – July 9, 2018 – David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team continue to get hot during the summer months. A pair of top-5’s at Wisconsin’s Cedar Lake Speedway have the organization looking forward to the beginning of the famed ‘Month of Money.’  

On the opening night at Cedar Lake Speedway, Gravel and the #5 car timed in 4th before finishing second in both the heat race and the Craftsman Club dash. Read more »

BIG GUNS AT KNOXVILLE: Win & Third Place Finish Highlight Return to Knoxville for CJB

July 2nd, 2018

Cedar Lake Speedway kicks off road to ‘Month of Money’ for Outlaws 

CARLISLE, PA. – July 2, 2018 – Knoxville Raceway in Iowa holds some bittersweet memories for the CJB Motorsports team and driver David Gravel. Last August, the team had the car to be during the annual 5 Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals before mechanical failure ended their night. For the final weekend in June 2018, the team returned to the half mile oval with redemption on their mind.  

On night number one of the Brownells Big Guns Bash, the CJB team timed in 8th, finished 3rd in their heat race and started the feature in the 11th. Read more »

JUNE CLOSER: Brownells Big Guns Bash at Knoxville Raceway to Close Out June

June 27th, 2018

CJB Motorsports and World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series races on with heavy hearts

CARLISLE, PA. – June 26, 2018 – Mother Nature continues to be a thorn in the side of racers everywhere. Heavy rains and saturated grounds forced the cancelation of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series return to Farley (Iowa) Speedway on Friday, June 22nd.

David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team were ready for action as the series moved onto Wisconsin the following night for an event at Beaver Dam Raceway. Gravel timed in 7th quick, finished second in his heat race and notched a fourth-place finish in the Craftsman Club Dash. Read more »

NORTH DAKOTA ROW: Good Finishes for Gravel & CJB Looking Forward to More

June 20th, 2018

Iowa and Wisconsin up next for ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’

CARLISLE, PA. – June 19, 2018 – North Dakota has been a good place to race for David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team. A pair of wins last year gave the team excellent notes heading into the 2018 campaign.

The first stop of the new year came at River Cities Speedway near Grand Forks, N.D. on Friday, June 16th. Gravel and the team timed in 10th, finished 3rd in their heat race and began the feature in 10th. Read more »

JAMMIN’ IN JACKSON: Gravel Nets Top-5’s at AGCO Jackson Nationals

June 13th, 2018

North Dakota run up next for a Father’s Day Weekend Double Header

CARLISLE, PA. – May 29, 2018 –   David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports Crew opened the month of June with another strong weekend.

Competing at the state of the art Jackson (Minn.) Motorplex for the three day AGCO Jackson Nationals, the Connecticut driver wheeled his #5 machine to a pair of top-5 finishes. Read more »

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