BATTLING AT I-55 ON NIGHT TWO: AFTER A LATE TIME TRIAL LAP AT PEVELY, GRAVEL STAYS FOCUSED AND PERSISTENT TO DELIVER A 17TH PLACE FINISH ON THE FINAL NIGHT OF THE DOUBLE DOWN INVITATIONAL

May 23rd, 2020

PEVELY, MISSOURI (May 23, 2020) – The sun was shining bright all day over the 1/3-mile track that sits just off Interstate 55 in Pevely, Missouri. The heat from the sun was not only pushing the mercury up in the thermometer to the 90 degree mark and naturally wearing out the surface. There were 61 cars back at the fast and racy oval nestled in the pit area. The JJR #41 team and their talented speed chauffeur David Gravel were ready to follow up the sixth place finish on Friday night in their LogoDaddy Graphics/Vortex Racing Products #41 Maxim.

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BACK AT THE TRACK IN PEVELY: GRAVEL AND THE JJR #41 TEAM SECURE A SIXTH PLACE FINISH ON NIGHT ONE AT FEDERATED AUTO PARTS RACEWAY AT I-55 IN THE DRYDENE DOUBLE DOWN INVITATIONAL!

May 22nd, 2020

PEVELY, MISSOURI (May 22, 2020) – David Gravel and the JJR #41 team were back at the track, specifically Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 or as most people refer to it simply as Pevely, and they were ready to roll. The coronavirus has posed a challenge to the season to this point, but the racers, teams and racing community are a tough bunch with high belief and perseverance. They have been patient and are now ready to watch their favorite driver mash the gas and turn left at the racy, 1/3-mile banked oval. There were 61 entries ready to compete from all over the country. The entry list was . . . well, very impressive. The best of the best lined the pit area.

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CELEBRATING A WIN . . . EVEN IF ALONE IS FUN: GRAVEL MAKES HISTORY RACING TO A LAST LAP VICTORY IN THE BEHIND-CLOSED-DOORS INVITATIONAL AT KNOXVILLE AFTER A LONG HIATUS DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

May 8th, 2020

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (May 8, 2020) – When you looked down through the list of 48 drivers in the pit area at Knoxville Raceway, you almost had to shake your head in disbelief. Every name on the list is not only very talented, but also most are very accomplished and successful racers. Kudos to the World of Outlaws, Knoxville Raceway, Marion County officials and the state of Iowa representatives for working together and making the world a little more right on Friday night at The Sprint Car Capital of the World. While everyone was masked, which was cool because it kind of reminded me of the early days when the handkerchief was the only thing protecting the racers faces at speed on the track, it was time to get back on the track.

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GRAVEL BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN: THE TALENTED SPEEDSTER FROM CONNECTICUT CRAWLS BACK INTO HIS OFFICE AND SETS QUICK TIME BEFORE RUNNING TO A 6TH PLACE FINISH TO IN THE DIRTCAR NATIONALS FINALE

February 9th, 2020

BARBERVILLE, FLORIDA (February 9, 2020) – David Gravel was back in the pit area in his orange Durst Inc. driver’s suit ready to get rolling on the final night of the 49th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. The grandstands were packed and the weather was almost perfect for the final night of action at the half-mile oval located just to the west of Ormond Beach and Daytona area. There were 35 teams that pulled into the pits ready to do battle 410 sprint car style.

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2020 WORLD OF OUTLAW SEASON GETS GOING IN FLORIDA: A QUICK TIME AND A TOP FIVE FINISH FOR THE BUSY SPEED CHAUFFEUR FROM CONNECTICUT ON NIGHT THREE AT THE 49TH ANNUAL DIRT CAR NATIONALS!

February 7th, 2020

BARBERVILLE, FLORIDA (February 7, 2020) – After a long off season and two nights of racing action with the All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) to kick off the 49th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, it was time to run the first World of Outlaws race in the 2020 decade. David Gravel, after practicing in his ARCA ride with GMS over at Daytona International Speedway, was in the pit area with his JJR #41 team. There were 36 teams entered to compete against some of the best in the business World of Outlaws style!

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MAKING IT TO THE END ON NIGHT TWO: GRAVEL NURSES HIS RIGHT REAR TIRE TO THE END OF THE FEATURE TO SECURE A 9TH PLACE FINISH ON THE SECOND NIGHT OF THE 49TH ANNUAL DIRTCAR NATIONALS

February 6th, 2020

BARBERVILLE, FLORIDA (February 6, 2020) – The pit area at Volusia Speedway Park welcomed 34 cars back for the second night of competition in the 49th Annual DIRTcar Nationals under All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) sanction. As the eager sprint car fans made their way into the facility, the teams were preparing their high speed equipment for their drivers to attach the track. It was time to go racing again 410 sprint car style at Volusia Speedway Park!

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THE SUN RISES ON THE 2020 RACING SEASON: DAVID GRAVEL WHEELS THE MESILLA VALLEY TRANSPORTATION #41 TO A TOP TEN FINISH TO KICK OFF THE DIRTCAR NATIONALS AT VOLUSIA SPEEDWAY PARK

February 5th, 2020

BARBERVILLE, FLORIDA (February 5, 2020) – After the confetti fell down on the Kansas City Chiefs after winning the Super Bowl in Florida, race fans and teams turned their attention to Volusia Speedway Park where sprint car engines would come to life on Wednesday evening for the first time to kick off the 2020 racing season for the DIRTcar Nationals. The race was sanctioned by the All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) and 34 teams were entered to get the season started . . . 410 sprint car style! Read more »

SWEEPING UP AT THE WORLD FINALS: GRAVEL AND THE JJR #41 CREW WIN NIGHT TWO OF THE CAN-AM WORLD FINALS TO SWEEP THE WEEKEND AND END THE 2019 SEASON ON A HIGH NOTE IN VICTORY LANE AT CHARLOTTE!

November 9th, 2019

CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA (November 9, 2019) – After putting his 50 career World of Outlaws win in the books on Friday night, David Gravel and the JJR #41 crew were back at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the final night of racing action in the Can-Am World Finals. There were again 53 sprint cars that took time trials for the Saturday event card and the grandstands were completely sold out at the track. Philip Dietz open the hauler doors and rolled the Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT)/Waco Metal #41 to the bottom of the door as they prepared their Maxim Racing hotrod for the night of high speed action.

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A MILESTONE MEMORY AT THE DIRT TRACK: DAVID GRAVEL WHEELS THE WEIKERT’S LIVESTOCK #41 MAXIM UNDER THE CHECKERED FLAGS AT THE CAN-AM WORLD FINALS TO EARN HIS 50TH CAREER WORLD OF OUTLAWS VICTORY

November 8th, 2019

CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA (November 8, 2019) – As they say in the racing circles, all dirt roads truly do lead to Charlotte for race teams in early November.  As the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series brings their season to a close at the three day Can-Am World Finals, 53 sprint cars took laps against the clock in time trials on Thursday night for the first night of racing action on Friday. David Gravel, currently sitting third in the season long point standings, was eyeing up his weekend as he searched to not only end the season strong, but also collect his 50th career World of Outlaws (WoO) victory. Philip Dietz, Tyler Elliott and Patrick Dudzinski had their driver’s high speed chariot ready to roll at the beautiful facility located just across the highway from the famed NASCAR track and next to zMAX Dragway.

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SETTING QUICK TIME AT THE SPEED PALACE: THE OUTLAWS INVADE PENNSYLVANIA FOR THE TWO-DAY NITTANY SHOWDOWN AND GRAVEL DRIVES THE WEIKERT’S LIVESTOCK #41 MAXIM TO A 9TH PLACE FINISH ON NIGHT ONE

October 25th, 2019

PORT ROYAL, PENNSYLVANIA (October 25, 2019) – As the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series season winds down, the traveling troop of speed stars made their way back to Central Pennsylvania to take on PA Posse at Port Royal Speedway, which is dubbed The Speed Palace. Located on the Juniata County Fairgrounds, the big half mile oval welcomed 52 teams on Friday evening to complete of the first of two nights in the Nittany Showdown.  The pit area was full and the fans in the stands were brimming with excitement, as David Gravel and the JJR #41 crew prepared their Weikert’s Livestock/Buckwalter Trucking, LLC #41 Maxim for the night of racing action.

 David Gravel and the JJR #41 Sets Quick Time for the 21st Time in 2019 Aboard the Weikert’s Livestock #41 Maxim!

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