Fourth in $5,000 Fall 50 at Atomic; Sees Rain at Moler
(October 13, 2019) Justin Rattliff
Racing (JRR) headed to the Buckeye State on October 11-12 for a
pair of $5,000 to win unsanctioned Super Late Model throwdowns.
On Friday night at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio in the
'Championship Bash,' Justin Rattliff won his heat race in preliminary
action while Jason Jameson wound up fourth in his prelim. Unfortunately,
Mother Nature swooped in prior to the start of the 32-lap feature
and rain showers wiped out the remainder of the unsanctioned contest.
At Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday evening, another $5,000
top prize was on the line in the track's annual 'Fall 50.' Jason
clicked off the third fastest time overall during qualifying, won
his heat race, and was running second in the 50-lap main event when
he got caught up in a wreck. The Lawrenceburg, Indiana standout
was forced to retire from the race in the fourteenth position. Justin,
on the other hand, placed fourth in his stacked heat race, but later
guided his #16 machine all the way up to third in the running order
of the 'Fall 50' before winding up fourth in the final finishing
order behind only victor Freddie Carpenter, Tyler Carpenter, and
Delmas Conley. Complete results from both southern Ohio facilities
can be accessed online at www.thenewmrp.com
Force Jameson in Thornsberry's Car at The Pond
5, 2019) Lawrenceburg, Indiana ace Jason Jameson was in
the pit area at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky on
Friday night, October 4 for the annual running of the 'Fall Classic,'
which boasted a $5,000 top prize for the Super Late Models. Jason
unfortunately suffered motor problems in his familiar #12 machine
during the qualifying session, which forced him to jump behind the
wheel of Shannon Thornsberry's racecar for the remainder of the
program. Jason wound up salvaging a ninth place performance in the
unsanctioned special event. Complete results from last night at
"The Pond" can be viewed online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net.
Enters 40th Annual Jackson 100 at Brownstown
22, 2019) Jason Jameson ventured to the legendary Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on Saturday evening, September 21
for the 40th edition of the 'Jackson 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series once again presided over the mega-event, which boasted
a $15,000 winner's check. Jason posted the fifth quickest time in
Group A during qualifying, but unfortunately slipped over the banking
in his heat race and dropped to a seventh place showing. Jason then
vaulted to fourth in his consolation event, but that was one mere
position out of a coveted transfer spot into the 100-lap headliner,
which was eventually won by Hudson O'Neal. Complete results from
last night at Brownstown Speedway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
to Sixth at Lake Cumberland; Jameson Breaks Leading
15, 2019) The Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) team invaded
Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky on Saturday evening,
September 14 for a $4,000 to win Super Late Model shootout. Jason
Jameson earned Fast Time honors during qualifying, won his heat
race, and was leading the 35-lap headliner until a broken shock
mount relegated the Lawrenceburg, Indiana standout to a thirteenth
place showing. Teammate Justin Rattliff fought battery issues during
time trials, but battled back to place sixth in his heat race before
streaking to a solid sixth place effort in the A-Main behind only
victor Michael Chilton, Skylar Marlar, Rod Carter, Jr., Caleb Ashby,
and Casey Turman. Complete results from last night at LCS can be
viewed online at www.lcspeedway.net.
Steers to Podium Finish in $10k World 100 Prelim!
8, 2019) All eyes in the Dirt Late Model world were fixated
on the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 5-7,
as the Buckeye State venue played host to the sport's most prestigious
event - the 49th Annual 'World 100.' The three-day extravaganza
kicked off with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs each paying
$10,000 to the winner. On Thursday night in the weekend opener,
Jason Jameson placed fifth in his heat race prior to winding up
twenty-second in the final finishing order of the 25-lap sprint.
At the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant on Friday evening, Jason
ran fourth in his heat race and later blasted past ten competitors
during the 25-lapper to land on the podium in third behind only
victor Dennis Erb, Jr. and runner-up Chris Madden!
The 'World 100' weekend then culminated on Saturday
in front of a record crowd at the "Big E," as the #12
team gunned for the whopping $52,000 top prize. Jason was unfortunately
unable to transfer into the 100-lap crown jewel headliner after
finishing eighth in his loaded heat race and fourteenth in his B-Main.
Full results from the extended weekend at Eldora Speedway can be
located by pointing your web browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Weekend for Jameson; Seventh in Baltes Classic
2, 2019) Lawrenceburg, Indiana standout Jason Jameson and
the Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) team entered Labor Day holiday
weekend specials at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky,
Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio, and Eldora Speedway
in Rossburg, Ohio from August 30-September 1. On Friday night in
the $12,000 to win 'John Bradshaw Memorial' at Ponderosa, Jason
ran second in his heat race, but suffered an early flat tire in
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series feature event and eventually
wound up fifteenth in the final finishing order of the 50-lapper.
A similar contest was held on Saturday evening at Portsmouth, as
the 'Bob Miller Memorial' also boasted a $12,000 top prize. After
finishing fifth in his heat race and winning his B-Main, Jason unfortunately
broke a water pump early in the 50-lap feature and was officially
placed twenty-fourth in the final rundown. At the "Big E"
on Sunday in the $5,000 to win 'Baltes Classic,' Jason timed in
third quickest in his group during qualifying, placed third in his
heat race, and later climbed to seventh in the 30-lap main event.
Complete results from each of these contests can be accessed online
Rattliff Racing Drivers Land in Top Five at LCS!
25, 2019) Jason Jameson and Justin Rattliff were both in
action for the JRR team on Saturday evening, August 24 at Lake Cumberland
Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky. The annual 'Harold Hardgrove Memorial'
drew a 24 car field to the 3/8-mile oval and a huge throng of fans
were on hand to witness the $10,022 to win showdown. Jason ran third
in his heat race, but was able to streak by a handful of competitors
during the 50-lap main event to place third and on the podium behind
only victor Tanner English and runner-up Tommy Bailey. Justin was
not far behind his teammate, as "The Rattler" won his
heat race in preliminary action prior to finishing fourth in the
final rundown of the unsanctioned contest. Complete results from
last night at LCS can be viewed online at www.lcspeedway.net.
Winds Up Fifth in Butterball; Rattliff Tenth
18, 2019) Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) was out in full
force on August 16-17 at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky,
as the 32nd Annual 'Paul Butterball Wooldridge Memorial' was on
tap and a whopping $20,059 payday was on the line. On Friday night
during preliminary action, Jason Jameson timed in third quickest
in Group B during Ultimate Super Late Model Series qualifying and
ran second in his heat race, while Justin Rattliff posted the eleventh
fastest lap in Group B in time trials before winding up seventh
in his loaded heat race.
Jason then started sixth on the grid in Saturday's 59-lap feature
event and climbed to as high as third in the running order before
winding up fifth at the checkers behind only victor Tyler Carpenter,
Tanner English, Zack Dohm, and Kyle Strickler. Justin placed third
in his consolation race on Saturday evening prior to blasting past
twelve competitors during the A-Main to record a respectable tenth
place showing. Full results from the Butterball weekend can be viewed
online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
North/South Weekend with $2,000 NQR Win!
11, 2019) The Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) team traveled
to Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 8-10 for the 37th
Annual 'North/South 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once
again presided over the weekend at the Cincinnati-area venue and
53 competitors signed into the pit area for the crown jewel spectacular.
On Thursday night in the $10,000 to win 'North/South Shootout,'
Jason Jameson wound up seventh in his heat race and ninth in his
B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the 50-lap main event.
At Florence on Friday evening in the double set of qualifying heat
races, Jason ran fourth in his first heat race of the night and
fifth in his final prelim. After placing third - and one spot out
of a coveted transfer position - in Saturday's consolation race,
Jason picked up the checkered flag in the Non-Qualifiers Race. The
Lawrenceburg, Indiana ace unfortunately missed out on the $50,000
to win 'North/South 100,' but was able to secure a $2,000 payday
for his NQR victory over Frank Heckenast, Jr., Robby Hensley, Johnny
Scott, and Billy Green! Complete results from the 'North/South 100'
weekend can be accessed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
(Steve Alcorn Photo)
Runner-Up in $10k Hall of Fame Classic!!!
2019) Following a disappointing night on Friday in a $4,000
to win special event at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky
that saw Jason Jameson wind up fourteenth in the final finishing
order and Justin Rattliff scratch from the headliner due to fuel
issues, things went much smoother for the JRR team on Saturday evening,
August 3 at the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana.
Jason drove his new XR1 Rocket car to a heat race triumph and later
led laps 2-40 of the caution-free 50-lap feature event. At the checkers
in the annual 'Hall of Fame Classic,' Jason found himself in the
runner-up spot behind only $10,000 victor Mike Marlar. Justin, on
the other hand, placed third in his loaded heat race prior to slipping
back to thirteenth in the final rundown of the Schaeffer's Oil MARS
Racing Series contest. Full results from both weekend shows can
be viewed online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net
Rocket Chassis in Southern Nationals Trifecta
28, 2019) Jason Jameson and Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR)
debuted a new XR1 Rocket Chassis in a trio of Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals Series showdowns in the Volunteer State from July 25-27.
On Thursday night at Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee,
Jason laid down the second fastest time in Group B during qualifying
to earn the outside of the second row for the start of the $3,500
to win main event. The Lawrenceburg, Indiana ace then wheeled his
new ride to an impressive runner-up performance in the 35-lapper,
as he trailed only victor Brandon Overton at the unfurling of the
At 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee on Friday evening,
a $10,000 top prize was on the line with Ray Cook-promoted miniseries.
Jason placed second in his loaded heat race prior to slipping back
to ninth in the final rundown of the caution-free 53-lap headliner.
In the $10,053 to win weekend finale on Saturday at the bad-fast
Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee, Jason finished fourth
in his heat race and twenty-first in the 53-lap feature, which capped
off a long day that started with the JRR hauler being towed to the
pit area due to a broken driveshaft. Full results from the action-packed
tripleheader can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.