ATTICA ATTACKER: Gravel Scores Thrilling Win in Brad Doty Classic at Attica

July 18th, 2017
Youngster also flexes muscle at Eldora Speedway during Kings Royal weekend
 
CARLISLE, PA. – July 17, 2017 –  Many sprint car racers count former driver Brad Doty among their personal heroes.
 
The driver was injured in a terrible crash in 1988. Since then, the affable Ohio native has gone on to enjoy a successful broadcasting career as well as being a promoter of the race that bears his name. All throughout the pit area, any driver will tell you that a win in the “Doty” is to be counted among the highlights of a career. CJB Motorsports driver David Gravel can now add that accomplishment to his career.

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CEDAR LAKE ROCKET: CJB Adds More Strong Finishes Before ‘Month of Money’

July 11th, 2017
Attica Raceway Park kicks off the week before trip to fabled Eldora Speedway
 
CARLISLE, PA. – July 10, 2017 –  The famed ‘Month of Money’ is among the most exciting times on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Beginning with the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic on Tuesday, July 11th and concluding with the final night of the 5 Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals on Saturday, August 12th, more money and prestige will be up for grabs than at any other time during the year.
 
David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team began their march towards their big pay day by completing a rain shortened event at Deer Creek Speedway near Spring Valley, Minn. on Thursday, July 6th. Gravel had timed in fourth before winning his heat race and the Craftsman Club dash on the events original date of June 29th. With three circuits of the forty-lap feature completed, Mother Nature delayed the event.

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CJB STOUT TO END JUNE: Gravel and Co. Head into Red Hot July with Speed

July 6th, 2017
Deer Creek event rescheduled to July 6th; Cedar Lake doubleheader on tap
CARLISLE, PA. – July 5, 2017 –  Right as the heart of the sprint car racing schedule settles in, David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team are ready for grind.
 
With speed and confidence at their side, the Pennsylvania based team tore into the event at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway on Tuesday, June 26th. Gravel timed in second before finishing second and sixth in his heat race and the Craftsman Club dash, respectively.

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CJB ADD’S TOP-10’S IN UPPER MIDWEST: #5 Machine Nets Top-5 in Minnesota

June 27th, 2017
Stop in Illinois kicks off end of June swing that includes visits to Minnesota & South Dakota
CARLISLE, PA. – June 26, 2017 –  As another month ends, David Gravel and the #5 team continue their incredible run through the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series schedule.
 
Granite City Speedway near Sauk Rapids, Minn. hosted the series known as the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt,’ on Tuesday, June 20th. Car #5 timed in 11th, started and finished the heat race in fourth and rolled off for the feature in 11th. Read more »

KNOXVILLE KNOCKOUT: CJB Scores Back-to-Back Runner Up Finishes in Iowa  

June 12th, 2017
Nebraska & North Dakota stops are on the docket for the #5 team
 
CARLISLE, PA. – June 12, 2017 –  Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway hosts the biggest sprint car race on the planet every August. Track time on this famed half-mile oval is a hot commodity for all teams and the CJB Motorsports organization is no exception. With the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series making a two-night stop at Knoxville, the #5 team seized the opportunity to add to their notebook for August.
 
The opening night of the Brownells Big Guns Bash was Friday, June 9th and the CJB team timed in seventh in the first flight of time trials. A solid drive from 4th to 2nd in heat race number one sent the #5 machine to the Craftsman Club dash, where Gravel finished 3rd.

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CJB SHOWS SPEED AT JACKSON: Top-10’s highlight three-night swing in Minnesota

June 6th, 2017
Two-day trip to Knoxville Raceway provides team with a chance to ‘beef up” notebook before Nationals
 
CARLISLE, PA. – June 5, 2017 –  It was a “home race” of sorts for David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team as they ventured to the Jackson (Minn.) Motorplex for the 39th annual AGCO Jackson Nationals. The team, with support of local companies Muddy Outdoors and Big Game Treestands, put on a thrilling show for their partners and nearly snared a victory (or two.)
 
Thursday, June 1st was the opening day of the three-night event and began with Gravel 
establishing a new track record. The youngster finished second in his heat as well as the Craftsman Club dash. Read more »

GRAVEL WOWS HOMETOWN CROWD: CJB Captures Win at New Egypt 

May 31st, 2017
Three day AGCO Jackson Nationals on tap next for Pennsylvania based team
CARLISLE, PA. – May 30, 2017 –  Winning a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event is a special occasion no matter where you do it. Winning a such a race in front of a group of folks from your hometown makes it a little sweeter.  
After Mother Nature delayed the Jersey Outlaw Classic by 24 hours, Gravel scored a front row starting spot at the New Egypt (N.J) Speedway after timing in third overall, winning his heat race and finishing second in the Craftsman Club Dash.   Read more »

PUMMELING THE POSSE: Gravel adds Trophies from Lincoln and Williams Grove

May 23rd, 2017

Memorial Day swing has CJB team ready to launch into hot summer months

CARLISLE, PA. – May 22, 2017 –  When one thinks of fierce sporting rivalries, the Yankees versus the Red Sox comes to mind in the world of Major League Baseball. In the National Football League, the Cowboys and the Giants grab headlines. In sprint car racing, it doesn’t get anymore more heated than the World of Outlaws versus the Pennsylvania Posse.

Though his team is from Pennsylvania, David Gravel is squarely in the Outlaw faction and he, along with his team, served notice as they stormed into Lincoln Speedway near Abbottstown, Pa. for the first of three events in the Keystone state.   Read more »

TRI-STATE CHALLENGE: CJB & Gravel Come Up One Spot Short in Repeat Bid  

May 16th, 2017
Outlaws swing through northeast for the first time in 2017           
CARLISLE, PA. – May 16, 2017 –   David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team were coming into a triple header weekend with a great deal of confidence.  The Pennsylvania based team had scored a podium finish in their most recent race at 81 Speedway near Park City, Kan. and were looking for more.
 
Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio hosts the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series for a total of six nights in 2017. The first two, Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th, paired the tour with the USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car Series. Gravel and the #5 team timed in 14th on Friday night, gained two spots in their heat and lined up 6th for the main event. Read more »

THUNDER ON THE PLAINS: Podium Finish Propels CJB Motorsports into Ohio & Indiana

May 10th, 2017
Eldora double header with a Tri-State chaser highlight big weekend of racing for Pennsylvania team
CARLISLE, PA. – May 9, 2017 –   The month of May is infamous in the middle part of the United States. Tornado season is common place in the area known as the “fly over states.” David Gravel and his CJB Motorsports team took to two tracks in this area, racing with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at the Missouri State Fair Speedway near Sedalia and 81 Speedway in Park City, Kan.
 
The track at Sedalia was the largest the tour will see all season at just over half a mile. Gravel timed in 11th, finished his heat in fourth and started the feature in 15th. Read more »

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