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 »

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND MARATHON: Gravel & CJB Race Four Straight Nights Over Holiday

May 30th, 2018

Three Top-5’s in a row has Pennsylvania based team looking for more as May turns to June

CARLISLE, PA. – May 29, 2018 – David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team had a jam-packed Memorial Day weekend of racing on the nations east coast.

The action all began on Friday, May 25th as the team competed with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at the Dirt Track at Charlotte in North Carolina. Gravel timed in 18th and then fought his way forward from 6th to 3rd in his heat race. Read more »

ROUTED BY RAIN: Outlaws Lose an Entire Weeks Worth of Racing to Mother Nature

May 20th, 2018

New Jersey, North Carolina and Indiana make up Memorial Day trifecta for ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’

CARLISLE, PA. – May 20, 2018 – Mother nature certainly has not been a race fan thus far in 2018. Heavy rains the in the central Pennsylvania area have caused series and track officials to cancel or delay the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series events at Lincoln Speedway near Abbottstown and Williams Grove Speedway near Mechanicsburg. The news was obviously a disappointment to both CJB Motorsports and driver David Gravel.

“Losing this many races really stinks,” said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5. “The Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln is one of our favorite events and we won that one last year so we were looking forward to it. We heard the are working on a new date for it. We know we’ll race at the Grove during the Summer Nationals for more money on Friday night ($13,000.) That’ll be exciting.” Read more »

HAUBSTADT HAMMER: Indiana Bullring Yields Another Win for CJB & Gravel

May 16th, 2018

Pennsylvania swing up next as the Outlaws tour marches through the month of May

 

CARLISLE, PA. – May 15, 2018 – Victories have been harder to come by in 2018 for David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team. However, after a strong showing over Mothers Day weekend, the team may be back to it’s 2017 form. Read more »

TOP-5’s IN MID SOUTH: CJB #5 Continues Climb in Standings with Solid Outings

May 9th, 2018

Action packed weekend at Eldora and Tri-State Speedway on tap for ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’

CARLISLE, PA. – May 8, 2018 – David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team appear to be finding their groove as the calendar flips over from April to May. After grabbing their first win of the season at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Texas, the team added two more top-5’s to their season tally at Lake Ozark Speedway near Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri and the Salina High Banks Speedway near Salina, Oklahoma.

The event at Lake of the Ozarks Speedway was contested on Friday, May 4th and marked the first visit for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series to the facility in 11 years. Gravel timed in 7th, finished second in his heat race and 4th in the Craftsman Club dash. Read more »

VICTORY AT LAST: Gravel & CJB Breakthrough for Big Win at Cottonbowl 

May 1st, 2018

Double header at Devils Bowl caps off monster sized Texas weekend for car #5

CARLISLE, PA. – April 30, 2018 – Sometimes, race teams will begin to wonder when the next victory will come. For David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team, 20 wins last season gave the organization plenty of confidence heading into the 2018 campaign. Victory lane has proven to be elusive, thus far in 2018, but the team made a strong statement as the tour returned Cotton Bowl Speedway near Paige, Texas. Not only did the CJB team score their first victory of the season, they did so in convincing fashion by setting quick time on the night, winning their heat race and the Craftsman Club Dash.

“It was just an all-around dominant night said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5. “We were looking forward to going back there. We did get delayed one night by the rain but it didn’t bother us. Barry, Zach and Derek gave me an aswesome car and we led right from the get go. I heard Brad (Sweet) coming a few times but I was able to just go anywhere on the track and got away. It feels so great to get this team back to victory lane. It is what they deserve.” Read more »

DOUBLE 5: CJB Grabs Two Top-5’s as Outlaws Get Back to Action in Midwest

April 25th, 2018

Tour heads south to Texas for events at Cottonbowl Speedway and Devils Bowl Speedway

CARLISLE, PA. – April 24, 2018 – After several rain outs on the season, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series was finally back in action as the series took to Riverside International Speedway near West Memphis, Tenn. On Friday, April 20th. David Gravel and the #5 CJB machine timed in 10th before finished 8th in his heat race.

“We missed where we wanted to qualify by just a few spots,” said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5. “In our heat race, we had a rear end issue and had to thrash in order to get a new one in before the Lase Chance Showdown. We tried something new for that and it helped. We kept adjusting on the car for the feature and drove from 21st to 5th.  Read more »

WEEKEND WASH-A-WAY: Outlaws Lose Weekend to Rain in the Midwest

April 18th, 2018

Events at Jacksonville and Tri-State rescheduled; Riverside and Pevely up next for CJB

CARLISLE, PA. – April 16, 2018 – Mother nature continues to be a thorn in the side of many racing series across the nation. The weekend slate of shows at Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois and Tri-State Speedway near Haubstadt, Ind. Have been rescheduled. Jacksonville will attempt their show again on June 27th while Tri-State will re-attempt on Sunday, April 22nd.

The Tri-State date now makes for a potent trio of events in the Mississippi river valley events. Up on Friday, April 20th is Riverside International Speedway near West Memphis, Arkansas. The following night, the tour makes a stop at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 near Pevely, Missouri. The visit to Tri-State caps off the weekend on Sunday, April 22nd. Read more »

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