Rattliff Racing Done for 2017 Season Following Charlotte
5, 2017) Jason Jameson and the Justin Rattliff Racing
(JRR) team entered their final two races of the 2017 season
from November 2-4 in the 11th edition of the 'World Finals'
at the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North
Carolina. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
held their season-ending races at the 4/10-mile speedplant
and 75 competitors signed into the pit area to do battle.
When things kicked off on Thursday evening with two rounds
of qualifying, Jason timed in twenty-seventh quickest in Group
A during the first session and thirty-first fastest in Group
B during the final session.
On Friday night in the first of two $12,000 to win programs,
Jason placed ninth in both his heat race and his B-Main, which
unfortunately kept him out of the 50-lap feature event. Jason
then finished ninth in his loaded heat race and thirteenth
in his B-Main on Saturday, which also did not transfer him
into the $12,000 to win season finale. Complete results from
the Charlotte-area facility can be obtained by pointing your
web browser to www.woolms.com.
Enters Dirt Track World Championship at PRP...
22, 2017) The Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) team made
their way to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on
October 20-21 for the 37th Annual 'Dirt Track World Championship.'
A stellar 72 car field assembled at the 3/8-mile facility
on the banks of the Ohio River to compete in the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series season finale, which once again boasted
a gigantic $100,000 windfall. On Friday night, Jason Jameson
finished sixth in his first heat race of the evening, while
he placed fifth in his second and final prelim. After experiencing
radiator and fan blade issues in his consolation race on Saturday,
Jason wound up finishing sixteenth in the $3,000 to win 'Jim
Dunn Memorial' for non-qualifiers and was not able to transfer
into the 100-lap headliner. Full results from the lucrative
DTWC weekend can be obtained by visiting www.lucasdirt.com.
Rattliff Transfers into $15k Fall Classic at Ponderosa
15, 2017) The Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) team was
back in Super Late Model competition on October 13-14 at Ponderosa
Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky, as the Schaeffer's Oil
Southern Nationals Bonus Series sanctioned the 27th running
of the 'Fall Classic.' A strong 34 car field assembled at
"Kentucky's Baddest Bullring" and all eyes in attendance
were fixated on the hefty $15,000 winner's check. On Friday
night during preliminary action, Justin Rattliff - in a new
Swartz car - ran fifth in his loaded heat race, while teammate
Jason Jameson unfortunately hit the unforgiving wall during
his heat race. Justin then won his consolation race on Saturday
to advance into the 75-lap headliner and eventually retired
in the twenty-first position after only 45 circuits. Jason
unfortunately got into an incident during his B-Main and was
not able to transfer into the 'Fall Classic,' which was won
by Zack Dohm. Complete results from Ponderosa Speedway can
be accessed online by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Charges to Second; Finishes Fourth in Deep Fried 75
(October 2, 2017) Jason Jameson
and the #12 JRR team dipped south to the states of Tennessee
and Georgia from September 29-October 1 for a pair of high-profile
events. In the 6th edition of the 'Deep Fried 75' at Duck
River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee, Jason timed in eleventh
quickest during Friday's qualifying session prior to running
second in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the
inside of the third row in the $14,000 to win headliner on
Saturday evening, Jason moved up to second in the running
order before eventually winding up fourth after 75 circuits
behind only victor Brandon Overton, Tyler Erb, and Dane Dacus!
On Sunday night, the team made an unscheduled stop at Rome
Speedway in Rome, Georgia for the annual running of the 'Rome
Showdown,' which was sanctioned once again by the ultra-competitive
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Jason laid down a quick
lap during time trials, but his time was disallowed when he
was deemed light at the scales. The Lawrenceburg, Indiana
ace then wound up tenth in his stacked heat race and eighth
in his B-Main and was unable to crack the starting grid for
the $10,000 to win feature event, which was won by Darrell
Lanigan. Full results from both venues can be viewed online
Jameson an Impressive Runner-Up in $15,000 Jackson 100!
24, 2017) The #12 JRR team stormed into the legendary
Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on September 22-23
for the 38th edition of the 'Jackson 100.' The two-day Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series weekend kicked off on Friday evening
at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds facility with a $7,000 to win
shootout. Jason Jameson qualified sixth fastest in Group A
during time trials prior to grabbing the third transfer spot
through his stacked heat race. After starting the 30-lapper
from the inside of the sixth row, Jason wheeled up inside
of the top ten and eventually crossed underneath the checkers
in the ninth position.
In front of a standing-room-only crowd at Brownstown on Saturday
night, a $15,000 top prize was up for grabs in the prestigious
'Jackson 100.' Jason knocked down the fifth fastest time in
Group B during qualifying and later ran second in his loaded
heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the third
row in the 100-lap grind, the Lawrenceburg, Indiana standout
blitzed all the way up to second in the running order. He
then closed in on leader and eventual winner Scott Bloomquist
in the waning laps, but settled for an impressive runner-up
showing! Full results from the doubleheader weekend at Brownstown
can be viewed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Thrills Fans in Special Fan Appreciation Night at Florence!
17, 2017) Lawrenceburg, Indiana ace Jason Jameson
racked up his fifth feature win of the 2017 campaign on Saturday
evening, September 16 at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky!
In the special Fan Appreciation Night at the Cincinnati-area
facility, Jason advanced past eight competitors during his
heat race to finish second and later started the weekly Super
Late Model feature event from the pole position. Jason then
led most of the feature distance before Nick Latham overtook
his #12 JRR machine late in the race. Nick was then caught
up in a last lap pileup on the backstretch and Jason was able
to capitalize on his misfortune to bag the $1,200 payday!
Full results from last night at Florence Speedway can be viewed
online at www.florencespeedway.com.
(Steve Alcorn Photo)
Jameson Solid in World 100 Prelims at Eldora Speedway
10, 2017) The JRR team made the journey to the hallowed
grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September
7-9 for the "Granddaddy of Them All" - the 47th
Annual 'World 100.' The most prestigious event in our industry
got underway with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs with
each feature winner receiving $10,000 for their efforts. On
Thursday night, Jason Jameson scored an impressive victory
in his heat race before sliding back to fifteenth in the 25-lap
main event. At the "Big E" on Friday evening, Jason
placed third in his heat race prior to winding up twenty-fourth
in the 25-lapper due to a pair of flat Hoosier tires.
When the calendar flipped to Saturday, the largest
crowd in the history of the storied 1/2-mile speedplant was
on hand to witness the 'World 100,' which boasted a hefty
$50,000 windfall. Jason was unfortunately involved in an opening
lap incident in his loaded heat race and finished fourteenth.
The Lawrenceburg, Indiana native was not able to advance into
the 100-lap headliner that was eventually won by Jonathan
Davenport. Complete results from the three-day crown jewel
spectacular can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Competes in Baltes Classic at Eldora Speedway...
4, 2017) Next up on the racing calendar for the Justin
Rattliff Racing (JRR) team was a visit to the hallowed high-banks
of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Sunday evening, September
3 for the 10th edition of the 'Baltes Classic.' The American
Late Model Series (ALMS) showdown drew 38 competitors to the
1/2-mile speedplant to vie for the $3,000 winner's check.
Jason Jameson knocked down the ninth fastest lap overall during
qualifying and later ran second in his loaded heat race. After
starting the 30-lap sprint from the outside of the third row,
handling issues were a problem for Jason and he slipped back
through the field before ultimately winding up seventeenth
in the final rundown. Full results from the 'Baltes Classic'
can be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Jameson Solid in Whiskey City 60 at Lawrenceburg
27, 2017) Both Justin Rattliff and Jason Jameson
unloaded their respective Club 29 racecars on Saturday night,
August 26 at Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Indiana,
as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the
annual running of the 'Whiskey City 60.' Jason knocked down
the seventh quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying
session prior to grabbing the second transfer spot through
his heat race. After starting the $12,000 to win feature event
from the outside of the third row, Jason fought valiantly
for a top ten showing before slipping back to twelfth at the
checkered flag. Justin unfortunately missed out on transferring
into the 60-lap finale after placing eighth in his loaded
heat race and sixth in his B-Main. Full results from last
night at Lawrenceburg can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Nabs Third Career Ike Moler Memorial Title for $3,500!!!
20, 2017) The Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) team and
driver Jason Jameson reached victory lane for the fourth time
in 2017 on Friday evening, August 18 at Moler Raceway Park
in Williamsburg, Ohio! Jason laid down the second fastest
lap overall during qualifying for the 'Ike Moler Memorial'
and later placed fifth in the fast dash. After starting fifth
on the grid in the unsanctioned main event and swapping the
top spot with R.J. Conley, Jason drove to his third career
'Ike Moler Memorial' title and the $3,500 payday ahead of
R.J. Conley, Tripp Gerrald, Rod Conley, and Duane Chamberlain!
On Saturday night, August 19, the #12 team was in the pit
area at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio for the
annual running of the 'Fred Dillow Memorial,' which boasted
a $5,000 winner's check. Jason grabbed the third transfer
spot through his heat race before rolling off from the outside
of the seventh row in the unsanctioned headliner. The Lawrenceburg,
Indiana ace quickly moved up to fourth in the running order
until his water pressure warning light came on, which caused
him to retire around the halfway mark in the fifteenth position.
Full results from both weekend tilts can be viewed online
(Steve Alcorn Photo)
Jameson Transfers into $50,000 North/South 100!
13, 2017) Jason Jameson and the JRR team drove through
the pit gate at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union,
Kentucky on August 10-12 for a pair of lucrative Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series showdowns. Things started at the undersized
1/2-mile speedplant on Thursday evening with the 'North/South
Shootout,' which paid $10,000 to the winner. Jason laid down
the seventh quickest lap in Group A during qualifying, but
later ran into trouble in his heat race and B-Main, which
unfortunately kept him out of the 50-lap feature that was
won by Jimmy Owens.
On Friday night, preliminary action for the 35th Annual 'North/South
100' kicked off at the Cincinnati-area venue with a double
set of qualifying heat races. Jason placed sixth in his first
heat race of the evening before running second in his final
prelim. After racking up the fourteenth most passing points
in doing so, the Lawrenceburg, Indiana ace rolled off from
the outside of the seventh row in Saturday's $50,000 to win
headliner. Jason then suffered some body damage early in the
100-lapper and wound up retiring early - eventually paid for
a twenty-sixth place showing. Complete results from the crown
jewel show can be viewed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Sixth in Pete Abell Memorial; Lands on Podium at Brownstown
6, 2017) Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) rolled into
Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on August 4-5 for a pair of
Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship Series shootouts. On
Friday night in the annual running of the 'Pete Abell Memorial'
at Ponderosa, Justin Rattliff ran fourth in his heat race,
but later pulled in prematurely in the 30-lap main event to
settle for a nineteenth place showing. Teammate Jason Jameson
placed sixth in heat race action prior to storming past eleven
competitors during the $3,000 to win headliner en route to
a solid sixth place performance.
At Brownstown on Saturday evening, a $5,000 winner's check
was on the line and Jameson was the lone JRR driver in action
at the 1/4-mile, semi-banked oval. Jason finished fourth in
his stacked heat race before once again charging forward during
the 40-lap feature event. The Lawrenceburg, Indiana standout
rallied up to third to land on the podium behind only victor
Tanner English and runner-up John Whitney. Full results from
both racetracks can be viewed online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net
Jameson Enters Prairie Dirt Classic Weekend at FALS
30, 2017) The #12 team ventured to Fairbury American
Legion Speedway on July 28-29 for the 28th edition of the
'Prairie Dirt Classic,' which was once again sanctioned by
the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. A robust
field of 65 Super Late Model teams piled into the pit area
in downtown Fairbury, Illinois to vie for the whopping $30,000
winner's check. On Friday night, Jason Jameson posted the
thirteenth quickest time in Group B during qualifying before
winding up tenth in his 25-lap preliminary feature, which
paid $2,500 to the victor. Jason then rallied up to second
in Saturday's consolation event and appeared poised to grab
the final transfer position before placing a close third in
his B-Main. The Lawrenceburg, Indiana pilot then led a few
laps in the $2,000 to win 'Prairie Dirt Shootout' for non-qualifiers
before unfortunately getting into the wall and settling for
a fifteenth place effort. Full results from the lucrative
PDC weekend at FALS can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
Sixth in Butterball Wooldridge Memorial at Richmond
23, 2017) Both Justin Rattliff and Jason Jameson
unloaded JRR entries on Saturday evening, July 22 in the annual
'Butterball Wooldridge Memorial' at Richmond Raceway in Richmond,
Kentucky. The Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship Series
sanctioned the annual biggie and 34 competitors signed in
to the pit area to vie for the $10,059 winner's check. Jason
laid down the quickest lap overall during qualifying to earn
Fast Time honors prior to running third in his heat race and
sixth in the 59-lap main event. Justin placed fourth in his
heat race and later moved up to twelfth in the final rundown
of the 'Butterball Wooldridge Memorial,' which was won by
Freddie Carpenter. Full results from last night at Richmond
Raceway can be accessed online at www.richmond-raceway.net.
Jameson Battles for Brownstown Lead; Finishes Fifth
16, 2017) The JRR team and driver Jason Jameson were
back at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on Saturday
night, July 15, as the Battle of the Bluegrass Super Late
Model Series rolled into south-central Indiana to preside
over a $3,000 to win shootout. Jason placed second in his
heat race and then battled for the lead during the 30-lap
main event. Unfortunately, he slipped over the banking at
the 1/4-mile oval and fell back to fifth to finish behind
only victor Michael Chilton, Marty O'Neal, Devin Gilpin, and
Joe Godsey. Complete results from last night at Brownstown
Speedway can be located online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Fifth in Born Free 40 Despite Going Over Brownstown Banking
2, 2017) Jason Jameson and the Justin Rattliff Racing
(JRR) team invaded the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown,
Indiana on Saturday evening, July 1 for the annual running
of the 'Born Free 40.' The MARS DIRTcar Series East division
presided over the racing action at 1/4-mile, semi-banked oval
and a $5,000 winner's check was on the line. Jason grabbed
the fourth transfer spot through his stacked heat race and
later started the 40-lapper from the outside of the fifth
row. Jason then charged towards the front and despite slipping
over the banking and going back to the tail, he was able to
salvage a solid fifth place showing. At the checkers, the
Lawrenceburg, Indiana ace trailed only winner Devin Gilpin,
Michael Chilton, Tanner English, and Cody Mahoney. Full results
from last night can be viewed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
Woes Sideline Rattliff at Florence; Jameson Drives to Second!
25, 2017) The Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) team drove
through the pit gate at the venerable Florence Speedway in
Union, Kentucky on Saturday evening, June 24 for a $10,000
to win Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series special.
Justin Rattliff qualified twelfth fastest in Group A, but
unfortunately lost a motor during his heat race and was sidelined
for the remainder of the program. Teammate Jason Jameson won
his B-Main prior to charging from the seventeenth starting
spot to finish an impressive runner-up in the 50-lap headliner
behind only race winner Eddie Carrier, Jr. Complete results
from last night at Florence Speedway can be accessed online
Fourth in Butch Shay Memorial; Jameson Pockets $2,100 Win!
18, 2017) Justin Rattliff and his #16 team rolled
into Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky on Saturday evening,
June 17 for the annual 'Butch Shay Memorial.' The unsanctioned
Super Late Model show boasted a $2,100 winner's check. Justin
timed in third fastest overall during the qualifying session
prior to scoring the victory in heat race action. The Campbellsville,
Kentucky ace then brought home a solid fourth place effort
in the A-Main behind only winner and teammate Jason Jameson,
Tommy Bailey, and Derek Fisher. Full results from last night's
'Butch Shay Memorial' can be accessed by clicking on www.richmond-raceway.net.