Brandon Kinzer Opens 2016 Campaign
with Battle of the Bluegrass at Brownstown
24, 2016) Brandon Kinzer and his #18 team kicked
off their version of the 2016 racing season on Saturday evening,
April 23 at the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana!
The Ultimate Battle of the Bluegrass Series presided over the
action at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds facility and a $3,000 payday
was on the line. Debuting a Longhorn chassis from the shop of
Randy Weaver, Brandon clicked off the second quickest time in
his group during the qualifying session prior to scoring the victory
in his heat race. After starting from the outside of the front
row in the 30-lap headliner, Brandon went too hard on tires, which
caused steering to be an issue throughout the feature. At the
end of his season opener, BK was relegated to a sixteenth place
performance. Complete results can be obtained by clicking on www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Kinzer Wraps Up 2015 Racing Season
in Talladega Short Track Doubleheader
25, 2015) The Kinzer Motorsports team wrapped
up their version of the 2015 racing season on October 23-24 in
a doubleheader at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama,
which accompanied NASCAR's visit across the road at Talladega
Superspeedway. Things kicked off at TST on Friday night with an
unsanctioned, $2,000 to win showdown. Brandon Kinzer timed in
sixth fastest in his group during qualifying and later grabbed
the second transfer spot through his B-Main. After thirty green
flag racing laps in the feature, BK found himself in the thirteenth
finishing position in the weekend lid lifter.
On Saturday evening, the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series
(SAS) gang rolled into town and a $4,000 top prize was on the
line. Brandon qualified twelfth quickest in his group during SAS
time trials prior to placing fourth in his consolation race. After
receiving a series provisional to gain access into the 40-lap
headliner, the Allen, Kentucky ace was able to climb up to fifteenth
on the predominantly one-groove racing surface. Complete results
from the season-ending weekend at TST can be obtained by clicking
Brandon Kinzer Transfers into $25,000
Fall Classic at Ponderosa Speedway
11, 2015) Brandon Kinzer and his #18 team returned
to racing action on October 9-10 at the legendary Ponderosa Speedway
in Junction City, Kentucky. The annual running of the 'Fall Classic'
was on tap at Ponderosa and the Southern Nationals Bonus Series-special
boasted a whopping $25,000 payday. On Friday night, Brandon started
his weekend by laying down the twentieth fastest lap during qualifying
and later finishing fifth in his stacked heat race.
After grabbing the second and final transfer spot through Saturday's
consolation race behind Paul Wilmoth, Jr., Brandon started the
100-lap 'Fall Classic' from the outside of the tenth row. BK battled
hard early in the extra-distance affair before going down a lap
to eventual winner Chris Madden, which prompted the Allen, Kentucky
ace to pull into the infield and settle for a nineteenth place
performance. Full results from "The Pond" can be accessed
online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(Rick Neff Photo)
Kinzer Competes in 45th Annual
World 100 Weekend at Eldora Speedway
13, 2015) The Kinzer Motorsports team rolled into
the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 10-12
for the 45th Annual 'World 100.' The three-day crown jewel extravaganza
once again started with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs,
each of which paid $5,000 to the winner. Unfortunately, Brandon
Kinzer was unable to make his way into the starting field for
each of his 25-lappers, as he ran ninth in his heat race and fourteenth
in his B-Main on Thursday night and eighth in his heat race and
sixteenth in his B-Main for Friday's show, which was ran on Saturday
afternoon due to persistent rain showers.
A huge throng of race fans then descended upon the "Big
E" on Saturday evening for the 45th edition of the 'World
100.' Brandon finished tenth in his stacked heat race and later
wound up twentieth in his B-Main. The Allen, Kentucky driver was
not able to crack the starting grid for the 100-lap headliner,
which was won by Jonathan Davenport who pocketed the $48,000 top
prize. Complete results from the extended weekend in the Buckeye
State can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Brandon Kinzer Tackles Labor Day
Weekend Specials at 201 and Ponderosa
(September 5, 2015) Kinzer Motorsports headed
to 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky and Ponderosa Speedway in Junction
City, Kentucky on September 3-4 for lucrative races sanctioned
by both the Spring Nationals Series and Southern Nationals Bonus
Series. On Thursday at 201, Brandon Kinzer started at the tail
of April's rain-postponed Spring Nationals main event, which boasted
a $4,000 payday. Unfortunately, Brandon was struck in the helmet
by a large rock during the race and retired in the fourteenth
finishing position. The team then opted to load up and scratch
from the $3,000 to win Southern Nationals Bonus Series program
held at 201 later in the evening.
At Ponderosa on Friday night, the Bonus Series presided over
the 'Red Clay Bash,' which paid $3,000 to the winner. BK ran fourth
in heat race action, which lined him up starting the 30-lapper
from the outside of the fifth row. At the end of the 'Red Clay
Bash,' the Allen, Kentucky ace found himself right where he started...
in the tenth spot. Complete results from all of these races can
be found online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Kinzer Motorsports Invades Western
Kentucky for Triple Shot
(August 30, 2015) Brandon Kinzer and his #18 team
ventured to western Kentucky from August 27-29 to compete in a
trio of special events at Paducah International Raceway in Paducah,
Kentucky and Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway in Calvert City, Kentucky.
Things kicked off on Thursday at PIR with the $5,000 to win 'USA
World 50,' which was sanctioned by the MARS DIRTcar Series. Brandon
ran sixth in his heat race, which lined him up starting the 50-lap
headliner from the inside of the ninth row. The Allen, Kentucky
ace then had a solid run going in the feature until suffering
a flat tire with about 15 laps remaining, which relegated him
to an eleventh place performance in the attrition-filled race.
At KLMS over the weekend, the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing
Series (SAS) rolled into the Commonwealth to preside over a pair
of shootouts. On Friday night, Brandon clicked off the third fastest
lap in his group during time trials prior to moving up to fourth
in the $4,000 to win main event to finish behind only winner Billy
Moyer, Jr., Ashley Newman, and Riley Hickman. In the weekend finale
on Saturday evening, which boasted a $5,000 payday, BK qualified
ninth quickest in his group, but was an early retiree in the main
event and settled for a twenty-fourth place effort. Complete results
from the triple shot can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com
Kinzer Competes in John Bradshaw
Memorial and Whiskey City 50
(August 23, 2015) Kinzer Motorsports and driver
Brandon Kinzer were back in action on August 21-22 in high-profile
events in the states of Kentucky and Indiana. On Friday night,
the 12th Annual 'John Bradshaw Memorial' was held at the legendary
Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and a $15,012 payday
was on the line. Brandon ran fourth in his heat race and later
started the Ultimate Super Late Model Series main event from the
outside of the sixth row. At the conclusion of the 75-lap affair,
BK was placed twentieth in the final rundown of the 'John Bradshaw
At Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Indiana on Saturday
evening, the annual running of the 'Whiskey City 50' was held
and a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs. Brandon knocked down
the ninth quickest lap in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series qualifying prior to placing sixth in his loaded heat
race. After grabbing the fifth transfer spot through his B-Main,
the Allen, Kentucky ace climbed to a sixteenth place effort in
the 50-lapper. Full results from both weekend shows can be viewed
online at www.ultimatesupers.com
Brandon Kinzer Enters Southern
Nationals Showdown at Boyd's Speedway
29, 2015) Brandon Kinzer and the #18 team descended
upon Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Tuesday evening,
July 28 for a visit by the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series.
Brandon qualified seventh quickest in his group during qualifying
and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his
consolation race. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth
row in the $3,500 to win main event, BK was the first retiree
in the 35-lapper and was placed twenty-third in the final rundown.
Complete results from Boyd's Speedway can be found online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Kinzer in Top Ten at Eldora; in
Top Five in Weekend Visit to Ponderosa
(July 26, 2015) Kinzer Motorsports ventured to
Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio and Ponderosa Speedway in Junction
City, Kentucky from July 21-25 for four Super Late Model special
events. Things kicked off at the "Big E" on Tuesday
night with a $2,000 to win American Late Model Series (ALMS) showdown.
Brandon Kinzer placed fourth in his heat race prior to advancing
up to ninth in the 25-lapper. On Wednesday in the 'Mud Summer
Classic' at Eldora, Brandon ran fifth in his heat race and later
moved past six competitors in the A-Main to claim a solid seventh
place showing in the $2,000 to win main event.
Over the weekend, the #18 team competed in a pair of unsanctioned
shootouts at Ponderosa, each of which paid $3,000 to the winner.
On Friday evening, BK won his heat race, started from the pole
in the 35-lap headliner, and eventually wound up a strong third
in the 'Junebug Rowland Memorial' behind only victor Dustin Linville
and runner-up Michael Chilton. In Saturday's 'Pete Abell Memorial,'
the Allen, Kentucky ace finished second in his heat race and fifth
in the feature behind only race winner Dustin Linville, Michael
Chilton, Justin Rattliff, and Skylar Marlar. Complete results
from both facilities can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com
Brandon Kinzer on Podium in Born
Free 40 at Brownstown Speedway!
5, 2015) Brandon Kinzer and his #18 team invaded
the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on Saturday
evening, July 4 to help celebrate Independence Day with the inaugural
running of the 'Born Free 40.' The unsanctioned Super Late Model
special at the 1/4-mile bullring boasted a $5,000 winner's check.
Brandon laid down the third quickest lap overall (and in his group)
during the qualifying session prior to nabbing a strong third
place finish in his heat race. After starting the 40-lap main
event from the inside of the fourth row, Brandon drove his #18
MB Customs mount to as high as second in the running order before
eventually winding up third at the finish behind only winner Dustin
Linville and runner-up Scott James. Complete results from Brownstown
can be accessed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Kinzer Heads to Atomic Speedway
for Night the Stars Come Out Special
25, 2015) The Kinzer Motorsports team trekked
north to Atomic Speedway near Alma, Ohio for the 'Night the Stars
Come Out' program on Wednesday evening, June 24. Brandon Kinzer
knocked down the third fastest lap in his group during time trials,
but later wound up sixth in his heat race following a dustup on
the backstretch with Duane Chamberlain. Following a triumph in
the B-Main, Brandon was able to move forward past a few cars during
the $4,000 to win headliner. At the conclusion of the unsanctioned
30-lapper, BK found himself credited with a thirteenth place effort
at the Buckeye State oval. Full results from Atomic Speedway can
be found by clicking on www.atomicspeedway.net.
Brandon Kinzer Eighth in Walter
"Peg" Combs Memorial at 201
14, 2015) Brandon Kinzer and his #18 team made
the short tow to 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky on Saturday evening,
June 13 for the annual running of the 'Walter "Peg"
Combs Memorial.' The unsanctioned Super Late Model race boasted
a $3,000 payday to the winner. Brandon clicked off the seventh
fastest lap during the qualifying session and later ran fourth
in heat race action. With passing at a premium throughout the
main event, BK rode in line throughout the distance and eventually
recorded an eighth place performance. Complete results from 201
Speedway can be accessed online at www.201speedway.net.
Kinzer Motorsports Busy in Dirt
Late Model Dream Weekend at Eldora
7, 2015) Kinzer Motorsports and driver Brandon
Kinzer made their way to the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio from June 4-6 for the 21st edition of the 'Dirt Late Model
Dream.' The crown jewel extravaganza once again kicked off with
a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night at Eldora,
Brandon placed seventh in his heat race and sixth in his B-Main,
which narrowly kept him out of the $2,500 to win main event. At
the "Big E" on Friday evening, Brandon won his stacked
heat race, which put him on the pole for the $5,000 to win feature.
BK ran towards the front early in the 25-lap sprint before eventually
winding up twentieth in the final rundown.
When Saturday rolled around in the Buckeye State, all eyes were
fixated on the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' and its hefty $100,000
top prize. The Allen, Kentucky ace finished tenth in heat race
action prior to running twelfth in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
Brandon was unable to make the start in the 100-lap headliner,
which was eventually won by Jonathan Davenport. Complete results
from Eldora Speedway can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Brandon Kinzer Battles Tight Racecar
at Boyd's Speedway...
23, 2015) Brandon Kinzer and his #18 team chose
to enter only one program over the hectic Memorial Day holiday
weekend, as they traveled south to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold,
Georgia on Friday evening, May 22. The Old Man's Garage Spring
Nationals tour presided over a $4,000 to win throwdown at the
Chattanooga-area facility. Brandon knocked down the sixth fastest
lap in Group A during the qualifying session and later scored
the victory in his consolation race. After starting the 40-lapper
from the outside of the third row, Brandon unfortunately battled
a tight racecar during the first half of the distance and eventually
pulled off the racing surface. The Allen, Kentucky native was
placed eighteenth in the final finishing order on Friday at Boyd's
Speedway. Full results can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Kinzer Rallies to Post Top Ten
in WOOLMS Visit to Ponderosa Speedway!
9, 2015) The Kinzer Motorsports team invaded the
legendary Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky on Friday
night, May 8 for the first-ever visit by the World of Outlaws
Late Model Series. A stellar 40 car field converged on the 3/8-mile
speedplant and all eyes were fixated on the $10,000 winner's check.
Brandon Kinzer started off his evening by posting the sixth fastest
lap in Group A during the qualifying session.
After slipping to fifth in his heat race, Brandon earned the
second transfer spot through his consolation race to gain access
into the 50-lap headliner. BK then drew a caution early in the
race, but then proceeded to drive up through the talented field.
At the checkers, the Allen, Kentucky standout found himself in
the ninth finishing position. Complete results from "The
Pond" can be accessed by pointing your web browser to www.woolms.com.
Brandon Kinzer Knocks Down Sixth
Place Finish in TST Finale
3, 2015) Brandon Kinzer and his #18 team ventured
south to Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama on May 1-2
for a pair of Super Late Model specials, which accompanied the
big NASCAR weekend across the street at Talladega Superspeedway.
On Friday night, a $2,000 winner's check was up for grabs at the
track deemed as the "Hornets Nest." Brandon ran fourth
in his consolation race, which enabled him to start from the inside
of the ninth row in the unsanctioned main event. During the course
of the 30-lapper, BK moved up three spots en route to a fourteenth
The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) then rolled into
TST on Saturday evening to preside over a $4,000 to win shootout.
Brandon knocked down the second fastest lap in his group during
time trials, which locked him into the outside of the second row
for the start of the 40-lap headliner. The Allen, Kentucky ace
fought hard for a top five finish before eventually settling for
a sixth place performance behind only winner Randy Weaver, Riley
Hickman, Ronnie Johnson, Todd Morrow, and Adam Martin. Complete
results from Talladega Short Track can be viewed online at www.talladegashorttrack.com.
Kinzer Motorsports' Opening Weekend
in Kentucky a Wash-Out...
4, 2015) Kinzer Motorsports and driver Brandon
Kinzer planned on opening up their 2015 campaign in a pair of
Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series events in the Commonwealth
of Kentucky on April 2-3. On Thursday night at the nearby 201
Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky, a $4,000 top prize was on the line
in the Spring Nationals Series lid lifter. Brandon received a
provisional to gain access into the 40-lap headliner, but Mother
Nature swept in before one green flag racing lap could be recorded
and postponed the feature until Thursday, September 3. Friday's
$4,000 to win program scheduled for Ponderosa Speedway in Junction
City, Kentucky was washed-out early in the day due to heavy rain
showers. You can learn more about the Spring Nationals tour by
pointing your web browser to www.southernnationalsseries.com.