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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FULFILLING DREAMS AND ACCOMPLISHING GOALS AT THE LAKE: GRAVEL RACES TO THE WIN IN THE JASON JOHNSON CLASSIC AT LAKE OZARK SPEEDWAY AS HE HELPS CHECK OFF ONE OF THE BOXES IN JASON’S BLACK BOOK

October 19th, 2019

ELDON, MISSOURI (October 19, 2019) – There are a lot of dreamers. There are a lot of diligent and hard workers. And, there are a few people who just focus and work extremely hard every day to make their dreams a reality. Jason Johnson was one of those few people. His sheer determination was one of his many defining traits. He was determined to live his dreams to the fullest – every single day – no matter what the road ahead looked like. Unfortunately, in a life that was cut short way too soon back in June 2018, one of those dreams or goals he envisioned and had written in his black book was not fulfilled. He always wanted to promote a race. Not just a race . . . a World of Outlaws sprint car race. That did not sit well with his devoted widow and dedicated partner in life and racing Bobbi Johnson. So she was just as determined as her husband to check another one of his goals off the list in his little black book. So was David Gravel who joined the Jason Johnson Racing (JJR) team for the 2019 season, and well has just fit in perfect as part of the JJR family.

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CONTINUING SEASON IN KANSAS AT LAKESIDE: GRAVEL RUNS HIS WELD RACING WHEELS #41 MAXIM TO A TOP TEN FINISH AT LAKESIDE SPEEDWAY IN THE FVP PLATINUM BATTERY SHOWDOWN IN FRONT OF PACKED HOUSE

October 18th, 2019

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS (October 18, 2019) – Earlier this year, Lakeside Speedway was under water after this part of the country suffered severe flooding. The water receded and left a mess for the track owners and team, through their Midwestern work ethic they were able to salvage a part of the season and welcome the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series to the impressive 4/10 mile oval on Friday night in front of an absolutely packed house as fans not only filled the stands, but also the surrounding areas with a standing room only crowd. David Gravel and the JJR #41 team were one of 32 teams lined up in the pit area off turns three and four ready to compete in the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown in their Weld Racing #41 Maxim.

David Gravel Rallies to a 7th Place Finish in the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown at Lakeside Speedway!

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FINAL BATTLE IN THE HOOSIER STATE THIS SEASON: A RUGGED NIGHT OF RACING ACTION CHALLENGES THE FIELD AS GRAVEL PERSEVERES AND SALVAGES A HARD EARNED 12TH PLACE FINISH AT TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY

October 13th, 2019

HAUBSTADT, INDIANA (October 13, 2019) – After rain washed out racing action on Saturday night at the Terre Haute Action Track, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series had their traveling crew of speed stars in Haubstadt at Tri-State Speedway, for their 38th appearance in history at the track, to conclude the weekend at the quarter-mile bullring surrounded by cornfields. David Gravel and the JJR #41 team rolled their Engler Machine & Tool #41 Maxim out of the trailer to prepare for some high speed racing. There were 28 teams entered on this beautiful fall day in southern Indiana.

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