Drives Kinzer Motorsports Entry to Jim Dunn Memorial Win!
20, 2019) Dale McDowell, of Chickamauga,
Georgia, wheeled a Kinzer Motorsports car on October 18-19 during
the 39th Annual 'Dirt Track World Championship' at Portsmouth
Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio, which wrapped up the season
for the #18 team. On Friday night during preliminary action,
Dale clicked off the ninth fastest lap in Group A during Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to placing sixth
in his stacked heat race. Following a fifth place effort in
Saturday's consolation event, Dale was not able to transfer
into the $100,000 to win 'Dirt Track World Championship' headliner.
However, the popular driver known as the "MacDaddy"
was able to emerge victorious in the 'Jim Dunn Memorial' for
non-qualifiers, which earned him a $3,000 payday for the win
over Jared Hawkins, R.J. Conley, Doug Drown, and Brandon Fouts!
Full results from the season-ending DTWC weekend can be viewed
by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Kinzer Steady in King of the Mountain Fall Classic at SMS
29, 2019) Kinzer Motorsports made their
way to Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday,
September 28 for the annual running of the 'King of the Mountain
Fall Classic.' The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS)
presided over the single-day shootout at SMS and a $7,500 winner's
check was up for grabs for the 26 competitors that piled into
the pit area. (MRM
Brandon Kinzer grabbed the third transfer spot
through his B-Main to earn the inside of the eighth row for
the start of the 50-lap headliner. BK then moved forward during
the course of the 'King of the Mountain Fall Classic' and steered
his #18 Sweet-Bloomquist machine up to as high as the sixth
position primarily utilizing the bottom groove of the racy oval.
Brandon was then; however, stuck on the outside of a couple
of restarts and lost several spots late in the contest to wind
up eleventh in line at the pay window. Complete results can
be located online at www.sasdirt.com.
Tackles High Banks of Eldora Speedway for Baltes Classic
2, 2019) The Kinzer Motorsports team
invaded the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Sunday
evening, September 1 for the annual running of the 'Baltes Classic.'
The American Late Model Series (ALMS) showdown drew a strong
field of competitors to the "Big E" to vie for the
$5,000 winner's check. Brandon Kinzer stopped the clock third
quickest in his group during qualifying and later grabbed the
fourth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race.
After rolling off from the outside of the eighth row in the
30-lap sprint, Brandon unfortunately bottomed out on the first
circuit of the headliner and folded the nose under his right
front tire. The Lexington, Kentucky driver wound up pulling
off the racing surface due to the damage and was officially
placed twenty-first in the final finishing order. Full results
from the 1/2-mile, high-banked venue can be viewed online at
McDowell Drives Kinzer Motorsports Entry in Dirt Million
25, 2019) The Mansfield Motor Speedway
was the epicenter of the Dirt Late Model world on August 22-24,
as the Mansfield, Ohio speedplant played host to the 2nd edition
of the 'Dirt Million.' The crown jewel showdown in the Buckeye
State was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series and got underway with a pair of $10,000 to win duels.
Driving a #18m out of the Kinzer Motorsports stable, Dale McDowell
advanced to sixth in Thursday night's 30-lap opener, while he
wound up eighteenth in the final finishing order of Friday's
30-lapper. The Chickamauga, Georgia ace then finished fourth
in his loaded heat race, sixth in his B-Main, and third in the
Non-Qualifiers Race at Mansfield on Saturday evening. Unfortunately,
Dale was unable to make the start in the 100-lap 'Dirt Million,'
which carried a whopping $101,626 winner's check and was eventually
won by Brandon Sheppard. Full results from the lucrative 'Dirt
Million' weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Kinzer Leads Majority of Fall Nat'ls Opener; Finishes Third!
18, 2019) The Kinzer Motorsports team
entered the first two events on the Schaeffer's Oil Fall Nationals
Series schedule on August 16-17 in the states of Tennessee and
Georgia. On Friday night in the $4,000 to win series lid lifter
at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee, Brandon
Kinzer laid down the quickest lap overall during qualifying
to earn Fast Time honors and the pole position for the 40-lap
main event. After leading the first thirty circuits in the headliner,
Brandon wound up settling for a strong third place podium effort
behind only victor Tommy Kerr and runner-up Robby Moses! (Brian
At North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, Georgia
on Saturday evening, a $10,000 top prize was on the line in
the second-ever event for the Schaeffer's Oil Fall Nationals
tour. BK stopped the clock eighth quickest in Group B during
qualifying and later grabbed the fourth transfer spot through
his stacked heat race. The Lexington, Kentucky ace then started
the 60-lapper from the outside of the eighth row before eventually
pulling off the racing surface shortly before the halfway mark
to place twentieth in the final finishing order. Full results
from both weekend tilts can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Clashes with SAS Foes in Governor's Cup at TST...
11, 2019) Brandon Kinzer and Kinzer Motorsports
dipped south to Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama
on Saturday evening, August 10 for the 2nd Annual 'Governor's
Cup,' which was sanctioned by the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing
Series (SAS). A strong 39 car field converged at TST to vie
for the $10,000 top prize. Brandon placed seventh in his stacked
heat race and sixth in his consolation event. Unfortunately,
the Lexington, Kentucky driver was unable to make the start
in the 60-lap main event that was eventually won by Michael
Page. Full results from last night at TST can be viewed online
Travels to 411 Motor Speedway for Southern Nationals Shootout
27, 2019) The Kinzer Motorsports team
and driver Brandon Kinzer rolled into 411 Motor Speedway in
Seymour, Tennessee on Friday night, July 26 for another Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Series battle. A strong 30 car field
showed up at the Volunteer State oval in hopes of capturing
the $10,000 top prize. Brandon knocked down the eleventh quickest
time in Group A during the qualifying session and later placed
sixth in his stacked heat race. Following a seventh place showing
in his consolation race, BK was unfortunately forced to watch
the 53-lap main event that was eventually won by pseudo teammate
Dale McDowell. Complete results from the Southern Nationals
special can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Drives to Top Ten in Southern Nationals Lid Lifter!
14, 2019) Brandon Kinzer and his Kinzer
Motorsports team returned to competition on Saturday night,
July 13 at the picturesque Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat, Virginia.
The Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series lifted the lid
to their 2019 schedule and 30 competitors piled into the pit
area at the sprawling speedplant. Brandon clicked off the fourth
fastest time in Group A during qualifying and led half of his
heat race prior to finishing second behind only prelim winner
Ross Bailes. After starting the $10,000 to win headliner from
the inside of the fourth row and losing a few spots early in
the 53-lap contest due to an opening lap skirmish, Brandon vaulted
back inside of the top ten to eventually place ninth in the
final finishing order. Complete results from the Southern Nationals
opener can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Kinzer in Action in $125k Dirt Late Model Dream
9, 2019) The #18 team ventured to the
famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 6-8 for the
25th edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Brandon Kinzer
finished eighth in his heat race and sixth in his B-Main on
Thursday night and ran ninth in his heat race and fourth in
his B-Main on Friday evening, which unfortunately kept him out
of both $10,000 to win Twin 25 feature events. When Saturday
rolled around at the "Big E," all eyes were fixated
on capturing the $125,000 top prize in the 'Dirt Late Model
Dream.' BK wound up ninth in his loaded heat race and fifteenth
in his B-Main and the Lexington, Kentucky driver was forced
to watch the 100-lap headliner, which was won by Brandon Sheppard.
Complete results from the hallowed 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant
can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Back to Slinging Dirt; Competes in Spring Showdown
14, 2019) Brandon Kinzer and Kinzer Motorsports
made their 2019 debut on Saturday evening, April 13 at Smoky
Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee. Brandon, who sat
out most of 2018 due to a lingering back injury, vied for the
$10,000 top prize in the Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series
shootout at the Volunteer State venue. BK stopped the clock
tenth quickest in his group during qualifying prior to placing
fifth in heat race action. After starting the 50-lap headliner
from the inside of the tenth row, the Lexington, Kentucky driver
was able to move up three spots - despite carburetor issues
- to land in the sixteenth finishing position. Complete results
from the season lid lifter can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Kinzer Set to Return to Action Saturday at Smoky Mountain
9, 2019) After nearly a year out of the
cockpit of his #18 Sweet-Bloomquist racecar due to a back injury,
Brandon Kinzer is set to make a return to Super Late Model competition
this Saturday night, April 13 at Smoky Mountain Speedway in
Maryville, Tennessee! The Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series
will roll into Smoky Mountain on Saturday to preside over a
$10,000 to win throwdown. If all goes well with his back in
his 2019 season opener, Brandon will add additional schedule
dates to the SCHEDULE
page of the website very soon!