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.
Jameson Both Land Top Fives in Richmond Weekend
21, 2019) Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) invaded Richmond
Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky on July 19-20 for the annual running
of the 'Butch Shay Memorial,' which was sanctioned by the Ultimate
Mid-Ohio Valley Super Late Model Series. In Friday's $3,000 to win
weekend opener, Jason Jameson won the fast dash, led the first seven
circuits in the 30-lap feature, and eventually placed fourth in
the final finishing order behind only race winner Zack Dohm, Scott
James, and Kyle Strickler. Justin Rattliff placed third in his heat
race, but was later involved in skirmish with Jackie Boggs and was
relegated to a twenty-third place showing in the headliner.
On Saturday at Richmond in the $5,000 to win 'Butch Shay Memorial,'
Justin laid down the fastest lap in Group B during qualifying, finished
second in his heat race, and later climbed to fourth in the 50-lapper
to trail only victor Zack Dohm, Jared Hawkins, and Scott James.
Jason, on the other hand, ran second in his heat race, but was involved
in a late race tangle that relegated the Lawrenceburg, Indiana standout
to a sixteenth place showing. Complete results from both weekend
shows can be found online at www.richmond-raceway.net.
at Ponderosa; Strong Night for JRR at LCS!
(July 14, 2019) The Justin Rattliff
Racing (JRR) team headed to Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City,
Kentucky and Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky over
the July 12-13 weekend for a pair of $5,000 to win specials. At
"The Pond" on Friday night, Jason Jameson ran second in
his heat race prior to advancing up to second in the A-Main to finish
behind only victor Kyle Strickler. Justin Rattliff, on the other
hand, placed fourth in his stacked heat race, but later experienced
radiator problems in the feature that led to a disappointing fifteenth
At Lake Cumberland on Saturday evening in another $5,000 to win
battle, Jason timed in second fastest overall during qualifying,
won his heat race, and later wound up third and on the podium in
the 40-lapper behind only race winner Michael Chilton and runner-up
Victor Lee. Justin posted the eighth quickest lap in time trials,
ran fourth in his heat race, and later vaulted past three competitors
in the main event to land in the fifth finishing position. Full
results from both weekend shows can be accessed online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net
Leads Briefly; Lands in Top Five at Brownstown
(July 7, 2019) Jason Jameson and
the #12 team tackled a pair of high-profile events over the Independence
Day holiday weekend (July 4-6) at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth,
Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. On Thursday
night in a $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series shootout
at PRP, Jason ran fifth in his loaded heat race, won the B-Main,
and later retired early from the 'Independence 50' in the twenty-fourth
finishing position. At Brownstown on Saturday evening in the $5,000
to win 'Born Free 40,' which was sanctioned by the Schaeffer's Oil
MARS Series, Jason won his heat race and took the lead on lap 11
of the headliner before unfortunately slipping over the banking.
The Lawrenceburg, Indiana ace was able to continue, but slid back
to post a fifth place effort behind only victor Shelby Miles, Dean
Carpenter, Jackie Boggs, and Dustin Linville. Full results from
both venues can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com
Rattliff Tackle Strong Fields at Brownstown / Florence
30, 2019) Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) rolled into Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana and Florence Speedway in Union,
Kentucky from June 27-29 for a pair of high-profile shows. On Thursday
night in a $5,000 to win DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Brownstown,
Jason Jameson ran sixth in his heat race and fifth in the B-Main,
while Justin Rattliff finished seventh in his heat race and eleventh
in the B-Main. At Florence on Saturday evening in the $12,000 to
win 'Ralph Latham Memorial,' Jason placed ninth in both his heat
race and his B-Main and Justin wound up ninth in his heat race and
fifth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, both drivers were unable to
make the start in both the 40-lapper at Brownstown and the 50-lap
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series headliner at Florence. Complete
results from both programs can be viewed online at www.thehelltour.com
on Podium in Atomic Special; Rattliff in Top Ten
22, 2019) The JRR team made their way to Atomic Speedway
in Alma, Ohio on Friday evening, June 21 for a $5,000 to win unsanctioned
event dubbed as 'The Night the Stars Come Out.' Jason Jameson won
his heat race in preliminary action and later ran third in the 30-lapper
behind only victor Freddie Carpenter and runner-up Steve Casebolt.
Justin Rattliff, on the other hand, placed fifth in his loaded heat
race prior to moving up to tenth in the final rundown of the main
event. Saturday's $5,000 to win tilt at Florence (KY) Speedway was
then washed out due to persistent rain. Full results from last night
at the former K-C Raceway can be accessed online at www.atomicspeedway.net.
(Michael Hamilton Photo)
$3,000 for Lake Cumberland Speedway Win!
16, 2019) Jason Jameson collected his second win of the
2019 racing season on Saturday evening, June 15 at Lake Cumberland
Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky! Jason swept the night, as he set
Fast Time in qualifying, won his heat race, and emerged victorious
in the unsanctioned main event to pocket the $3,000 top prize ahead
of Victor Lee, Michael Chilton, Jared Hawkins, and Zack Dohm. Teammate
Justin Rattliff laid down the third quickest lap in time trials,
finished second in his heat race, and later wound up tenth in the
final finishing order of the A-Main.
On Friday night, June 14 at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City,
Kentucky, a $4,088 winner's check was on the line in the annual
running of the 'Big Daddy Classic.' Jason ran third in heat race
action before placing tenth in the final rundown of the 40-lapper,
while Justin finished fourth in his stacked heat race and eighth
in the unsanctioned headliner. Full results from both Kentucky venues
can be accessed online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net
Competes in 25th Annual Dirt Late Model Dream
9, 2019) The #12 JRR team ventured to the famed Eldora
Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 6-8 for the 25th edition of
the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Jason Jameson unfortunately missed
out on the $10,000 to win Twin 25s after finishing eighth in his
heat race and seventh in his B-Main on Thursday night and running
tenth in his heat race and ninth in his B-Main on Friday evening.
When Saturday rolled around at the "Big E," all eyes in
the pit area were focused on the whopping $125,000 payday in the
'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Jason wound up twelfth in his loaded heat
race and was unable to transfer into the 100-lap headliner, which
was eventually won by Brandon Sheppard. Complete results from the
hallowed 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant can be viewed online at
(Todd Healy Photo)
in Roland Memorial; Rattliff Close Behind in Sixth
2, 2019) Following a rain-out on Friday night at Richmond
Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky, the Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR)
team was back at Richmond on Saturday evening, June 1 for the 'Mike
Roland Memorial.' The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS)
invaded the Kentucky bullring to preside over the $6,000 to win
special. Jason Jameson suffered from electrical issues during qualifying,
but later placed third in his consolation event. After starting
the 50-lapper from the inside of the eighth row, Jason pitted several
times early in the distance before rallying to a strong fifth place
performance behind only victor Michael Chilton, Jackie Boggs, Zack
Dohm, and David Breazeale. Justin Rattliff was also in action, as
he laid down the fourth fastest lap in Group B during qualifying
and later moved up to sixth in the final finishing order. Full results
from last night at Richmond can be accessed online at www.sasdirt.com.