EAST COAST ENDURANCE: CJB Battles Vaunted PA Posse in trips to the Northeast

May 24th, 2016
Outlaws snake down east coast before bolting to Midwest for Memorial Day battle at Lawrenceburg
 
CARLISLE, PA. – May 24, 2016 –  Anytime the CJB Motorsports team heads close to their home (which is Carlisle, Pennsylvania) the question is often asked: is this team Posse or Outlaw?
With one full time machine touring with the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt,’ the argument could be made that the team identifies with the traveling band of sprint car warriors. On the other hand, with another machine that’s a threat to win each time it hits the track, the argument could be made for a Posse affiliation. Read more »

HAUBSTADT HERO: Gravel Pushes CJB’s Streak to Three-in-a-Row at Tri-State 

May 18th, 2016
Podium finish at Plymouth gives team momentum heading into first east coast swing
 
CARLISLE, PA. – May 18, 2016 –  David Gravel knew there would be some added pressure as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series rolled into Tri-State Speedway near Haubstadt, Ind.
The CJB Motorsports team that Gravel drives for visited victory lane at the famous bullring in 2014 and 2015. It was up to the Watertown, Conn. driver to take the streak to three years running.
Mission accomplished. Read more »

BOTH ENDS OF THE SPECTRUM: CJB Races Through Illinois & Ohio to Open May

May 11th, 2016
Gravel rebounds with top-5’s at Eldora; Swindell continues to flash speed
CARLISLE, PA. – May 11, 2016 – Every sport has highs and lows and racing is no different. David Gravel and the #5 team for CJB Motorsports left Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois feeling frustrated. Less than four days later, they were celebrating back-to-back top at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio.
Gravel made his second ever start at Jacksonville Speedway on Wednesday, May 4th. The Watertown, Conn. driver timed in 18th in the second flight of time trials. From there, an uphill battle was in store for the youngster. Read more »

I-30 SURGE: Gravel & Swindell Power to Top of Speed Charts in Outlaws Return

May 4th, 2016
Rain delays Salina; cancels I-55; Outlaws now move on to Jacksonville & Eldora
CARLISLE, PA. – May 4, 2016 – Sometimes, a few adjustments make all the difference in the world.
CJB Motorsports and its’ drivers, David Gravel & Sammy Swindell, have had some success in 2016 but a few small tweaks helped the Pennsylvania based team turn in their best collective performance of the year.
On Tuesday, April 26th, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series returned to I-30 Speedway near Little Rock, Ark. For the first time in over 20 years. Despite the time away, CJB proved to have two of the cars to be all night long.

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DANCING WITH THE DEVIL: CJB Grabs Strong Finishes at Texas Outlaw Nationals

April 26th, 2016
Mid-south racing up next for Gravel & Swindell as Outlaws continue eastward 
CARLISLE, PA. – April 26, 2016 – The phrase ‘Everything is bigger in Texas,’ certainly covers a wide spectrum of topics. As it pertains to World of Outlaw Craftsman Spring Car Racing, the level of competition as the tour entered Devils Bowl Speedway certainly matched the billing of the Lone Star state.
A two-night tango was on tap for the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt.’ CJB Motorsports drivers David Gravel and Sammy Swindell were both in action at the high-banked half-mile track located outside of Mesquite, Texas. Read more »

WEST COAST FINISHER: Gravel Notches Podium Finish at Bakersfield

April 20th, 2016
CARLISLE, PA. – April 20, 2016 – Though he is still a relative rookie on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series tour, David Gravel continues to race like a veteran.
The Watertown, Conn. driver once again battled the best of the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ as the series rolled towards the conclusion of their spring break tour of California. The series returned to Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway for the first time in 11 years on Friday, April 15th. Though he had never been to the track before, Gravel proved to have the chops to tackle the speedway. Read more »

GOLDEN STATE WRAP UP: Gravel Looks to Close West Coast Tour with Wins

April 13th, 2016
Rain cancels events at Calistoga Speedway; Swindell to Tackle Knoxville Opener        
CARLISLE, PA. – April 13, 2016 – Mother nature proved to be an enemy of sprint car racing as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series was rained out on Friday, April 8th and Saturday, April 9th. The series was set to take the Calistoga Speedway in the picturesque wine country on Northern California but saturated grounds canceled any plans for racing.
“It was disappointing that we didn’t even get one night in at Calistoga,” said Gravel of his performance at Ocean Speedway, which was also his debut there. “We were really looking forward to seeing what we had there.” Read more »

GOLD CUP TUNE UP: Gravel Races Forward for Top-5 at Silver Dollar Speedway

April 6th, 2016
Calistoga Speedway to test #5 team next; 34 Raceway on tap for #1 team
CARLISLE, PA. – April 6, 2016 – A little bad luck couldn’t stop David Gravel from pulling off a solid weekend as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series was in action at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, Calif. and Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif.
“We just had an off night,” said Gravel of his performance at Ocean Speedway, which was also his debut there. “We got behind with the pill draw and it was an uphill battle from there. It was a great little track. It didn’t widen out too much in the feature so we really didn’t move forward. It was a bit heavy”
Gravel, driver of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5, put his notes to good use the following night as the team took on another quarter mile bull ring, the famous Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif.  Read more »

PLACERVILLE CHARGE: Gravel Outlasts Circumstances at California Bullring

March 30th, 2016
Ocean Speedway & Silver Dollar Speedway on tap next for Outlaws out west
CARLISLE, PA. – March 30, 2016 – David Gravel couldn’t be stopped at Placerville (Calif.) ……. literally.
Gravel, driver of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5, was back in action once again on the west coast as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invaded the famous bull ring for the second year in a row.
“We had a good run at Placerville,” said Gravel, who timed in 4th overall. “I screwed up a bit on my first lap but cut a good one on the second lap. We started on the pole of our heat and that got us into the dash. We started 3rd there and I missed my marks getting into the first cover there and it cost us some spots.” Read more »

STOCKTON STAMPEDE: CJB Motorsports Races Forward at Stockton Dirt Track

March 24th, 2016
Placerville Speedway leads into Easter weekend break for ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’
CARLISLE, PA. – March 23, 2016 – Fresh off of a very strong run at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., the CJB Motorsports duo of David Gravel & Sammy Swindell continued their California tour with a weekend doubleheader at Stockton (Calif.) Dirt Track. Both drivers were seeking their first victories at the track that proved to challenge them both.
On the first night, Gravel, driver of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5, timed in 10th quick, maintained a third place position in his heat race and started the 30-lap feature in 10th. Read more »

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