Spun by Another Competitor in Rare Rockcastle Visit
24, 2022) Justin Rattliff and his #16 JRR team invaded
Rockcastle Speedway in Mount Vernon, Kentucky on Saturday night,
July 23 for the 3rd Annual 'Tommy Lanham Memorial.' The Crate Late
Model special drew a stout 37 car field to vie for the $3,000 winner's
check. Justin ran second in heat race action, but was unfortunately
spun out by another competitor early in the main event. At the pay
window, Justin was paid for a twentieth place performance in the
Crate special. Complete results from last night at Rockcastle Speedway
can be viewed online at www.rockcastlespeedway.com.
(Chris Anderson Photos)
First Win of
2022 for Rattliff Comes in Crate at Ponderosa!!
17, 2022) Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) traveled to both
Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and Richmond Raceway
in Richmond, Kentucky over the July 15-16 weekend for a pair of
special events. On Friday night at Ponderosa during the 'Johnny
Mulligan Classic,' Justin Rattliff recorded his first victory of
the 2022 campaign in the Crate Late Model portion of the program,
as he came out on top of the feature to bag the $1,700 top prize.
Behind the wheel of his Super Late Model, Justin won his heat race
to earn an extra $750 and later wound up fourth in the 50-lap headliner
behind only $10,000 victor Josh Rice, Eli Beets, and Michael Chilton.
At Richmond on Saturday, the annual 'Junebug Rowland Memorial'
took place and the Ultimate Heart of America Series sanctioned the
$5,000 to win Super Late Model shootout. Justin stopped the clock
sixth fastest in Group A during qualifying prior to running second
in his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the fourth
row in the 40-lap main event, the "Rattler" slithered
past four competitors en route to a strong third place podium performance
behind only winner Josh Rice and runner-up Dustin Linville. Complete
results from the doubleheader weekend can be viewed online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net
(Ryan Roberts Photography)
Returns to Action; Solid Against Lucas Oil Foes
1, 2022) The month of June wrapped up for the JRR team
in a big way, as Justin Rattliff was in competition on Thursday
night, June 30 at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. The rain-postponed
'Ralph Latham Memorial' took place last night and the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series event drew 30 competitors to vie for the
$15,000 winner's check. Justin stopped the clock ninth quickest
in Group B during the qualifying session and later placed fifth
in his loaded heat race. Following a triumph in the B-Main, Justin
steered past four competitors during the 60-lap headliner on his
way to a respectable thirteenth place showing. Complete results
from Florence Speedway can be accessed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
(Heath Lawson Photo)
Takes Rattliff Out of Contention at Ponderosa
4, 2022) Justin Rattliff and his #16 team headed to Ponderosa
Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky on Friday night, June 3, as
the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series presided over a $7,500
to win Super Late Model shootout. Justin placed second in his heat
race and later started the 40-lap headliner from the outside of
the second row. Unfortunately, the "Rattler" was hit by
another competitor on the first circuit and was forced to retire
in the thirteenth finishing position. Complete results from last
night at Ponderosa Speedway can be accessed online at www.imdirt.net.
(Chris Anderson Photo)
Runner-Up in $5,031 Johnny Wheeler Memorial!
30, 2022) The JRR team traveled to Lake Cumberland Speedway
in Burnside, Kentucky on Sunday, May 29 to compete in the annual
running of the 'Johnny Wheeler Memorial.' The Valvoline Iron-Man
Late Model Series presided over the single-day throwdown in the
Commonwealth of Kentucky last night and a $5,031 top prize was up
for grabs. Justin Rattliff placed third in his heat race and later
started the 40-lapper from the inside of the third row. Justin then
steered past a trio of competitors during the contest to land in
the runner-up spot behind only feature winner Eli Beets! Complete
results from last night at LCS can be viewed online at www.imdirt.net.
(Nitro's Motorsports Photography)
Lands on Podium in $5,000 Damn Yankees 50
1, 2022) Justin Rattliff, of Campbellsville, Kentucky,
invaded Richmond Raceway on Saturday evening, April 30, as the annual
running of the 'Damn Yankees 50' was held at the Richmond, Kentucky
oval. The unsanctioned 604 Crate Late Model special boasted a $5,000
winner's check. Justin stopped the clock fifth quickest during the
qualifying session before running second in heat race action. After
starting the 50-lap headliner from the inside of the third row,
the "Rattler" moved all the way up to second in the running
order before placing third at the checkers behind only victor Dustin
Linville and runner-up Josh Dietz! Full results from last night's
annual 'Damn Yankees 50' can be viewed online at www.richmond-raceway.net.
in Crate Late Model at Ponderosa Speedway!
17, 2022) Campbellsville, Kentucky native Justin Rattliff
kicked off his version of the 2022 racing season over the April
15-16 weekend at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and
Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky. On Friday night
at Ponderosa, Justin pulled double duty with both his Super Late
Model and Crate Late Model. In the Crate, Justin ran second in his
heat race and an impressive runner-up in the $1,500 to win main
event as well behind only victor Justin Smith. Behind the wheel
of his Super Late Model in the $5,000 to win 'Bobby Carrier, Sr.
Tribute' race, he placed fourth in his heat race before a broken
axle cover in the 40-lapper dropped him to a disappointing nineteenth
At Lake Cumberland on Saturday evening, a $3,000 top prize was
up for grabs with the American Crate All-Star Series. Justin stopped
the clock eighteenth fastest overall during the qualifying session
prior to running fourth in his loaded heat race. Unfortunately a
broken transmission would sideline the "Rattler" for the
45-lap headliner and forced Justin to scratch from the contest.
Complete results from both Kentucky ovals can be found online at
(Nitro's Motorsports Photography)