to the All-New Website Dedicated to Double Down Motorsports!
27, 2017) Double Down Motorsports (DDM) team owner
Roger Sellers, along with Delph Communications, welcomes you to
the new www.DoubleDownMotorsports.net! The newly-launched website
is dedicated to East Tennessee Super Late Model drivers Shanon Buckingham
and Robby Moses. Both drivers are usually fixtures on the Schaeffer's
Oil Spring Nationals Series and Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals
Series tours, as well as in high-paying specials at Smoky Mountain
Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee and throughout the Southeast. Shanon
has already picked up one victory in 2017, as he bagged the $3,500
winner's check in the annual 'Cabin Fever 40' at Boyd's (GA) Speedway
back on January 28. Keep up on the latest news and information concerning
both the #50 and #21 teams by logging onto www.DoubleDownMotorsports.net!
Double Down Motorsports Follows Spring
Nationals Tour to Senoia
26, 2017) Both Shanon Buckingham and Robby Moses
unloaded their Double Down Motorsports machines at Senoia Raceway
in Senoia, Georgia over the March 24-25 weekend for a pair of Schaeffer's
Oil Spring Nationals Series battles. In Friday's $4,000 to win weekend
opener, Shanon placed second in his consolation race, while Robby
ran sixth in his B-Main and was forced to utilize a series provisional.
In the night's 40-lap headliner, Shanon was able to record a thirteenth
place effort and Robby brought his #21 entry home in the eighteenth
Another Spring Nationals Series tilt awaited fans and competitors
on Saturday evening at Senoia Raceway, as a $6,000 top prize was
on the line. Shannon grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot
through his B-Main prior to winding up twenty-second in the final
rundown of the 50-lap main event. Robby, on the other hand, finished
fifth in his consolation race, took an emergency provisional to
tag the tail of the feature, and eventually closed out his weekend
with a twenty-third place showing. Full results from both Senoia
races can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Top Ten for Buckingham in Shamrock
at Boyd's Speedway
19, 2017) Next up on the schedule for the Double
Down Motorsports team was a visit to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold,
Georgia on Saturday evening, March 18 for the annual running of
the 'Shamrock.' The Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series
rolled into the Chattanooga-area facility to preside over the $4,000
to win special event. Shanon Buckingham timed in seventh fastest
in Group B during qualifying prior to running third in his consolation
race. After starting the 40-lapper from the outside of the fifth
row, Shanon was able to drive past a couple of competitors on his
way to a respectable eighth place showing.
Robby Moses clicked off the eighth quickest lap in Group B during
time trials and later grabbed the fifth transfer spot through the
B-Main. Robby then also steered past two racecars during the 'Shamrock'
to bring home a twelfth place effort. Full results from last night
at Boyd's Speedway can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(McLeod Media Services Photo)
Double Down Motorsports Snowed Out
at Smoky Mountain Speedway
12, 2017) Over the March 10-11 weekend, the Double
Down Motorsports team was in the pit area at the nearby Smoky Mountain
Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee, as the 4th edition of the 'Tennessee
Tipoff Classic' boasted a $15,000 payday. Shanon Buckingham posted
the fifth quickest time in Group A during Schaeffer's Oil Spring
Nationals Series qualifying on Friday night before finishing third
in his stacked heat race. Teammate Robby Moses had a similar preliminary
evening, as he qualified fifth fastest in Group B during time trials
prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race.
While they were both slated to roll off from the fifth row in Saturday's
75-lap headliner, heavy afternoon snow showers wound up postponing
the remainder of the mega-event until Thursday, May 4. Full preliminary
results from Smoky Mountain Speedway can be viewed by pointing your
web browser to www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Top Ten Finish for Shanon Buckingham
in 411's Frostbuster 40!
26, 2017) Double Down Motorsports returned to dirt-slinging
action on Saturday afternoon, February 25 in the unsanctioned 'Frostbuster
40' at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee. Shanon Buckingham
timed in eighth fastest in Group A during the qualifying session,
which locked him into the inside of the eighth row for the start
of the $3,500 to win main event. Shannon was then able to move past
six competitors during the 40-lapper to score a ninth place effort
at the Volunteer State oval. Robby Moses qualified ninth quickest
in Group B during time trials, won the consolation event, and later
placed fifteenth in the final finishing order in the 'Frostbuster
40.' Full results from yesterday at 411 Motor Speedway can be obtained
online at www.411motorspeedway.net.
Shanon Buckingham Victorious in Season
Opener at Boyd's Speedway!!!
29, 2017) Shanon Buckingham and the Double Down
Motorsports team kicked off their 2017 racing season in grand style
on Saturday, January 28 by recording a victory in the annual running
of the 'Cabin Fever 40' at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia!
Shanon knocked down the quickest time in Group A during Schaeffer's
Oil Iron-Man Championship Series qualifying to earn the pole position
for the 40-lap daytime feature event. The Morristown, Tennessee
ace then controlled the field from green to checkers to bag the
$3,500 winner's check over Billy Ogle, Jr., Justin Litchford, John
Ownbey, and David Brannon! Teammate Robby Moses was also in action
at the Chattanooga-area facility, but was unfortunately unable to
put his #21 machine into the main event after qualifying tenth quickest
in Group A and finishing eleventh in his consolation event. Full
results from the 'Cabin Fever 40' spectacular yesterday at Boyd's
Speedway can be viewed online at www.boydsspeedway.net.
DDM Prepares for 2017 Season; Adds
JC Crockett as Co-Crew Chief!
10, 2017) Since the completion of their 2016 campaign
in early October, Double Down Motorsports has been working feverishly
to prepare for their second full season as a top-flight Super Late
Model operation. To help prepare and work on the potent Longhorn
machines for drivers Shanon Buckingham and Robby Moses, team owner
Roger Sellers has added veteran crew member JC Crockett to the team
as a Co-Crew Chief with Tom Buckingham. In addition to JC and Tom,
Jacob Webber, Trevor Crittenden, and Evan Lohr will return to the
Double Down Motorsports team to help turn the wrenches on both the
#50 of Shanon Buckingham and the #21 of Robby Moses.
brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team after stints
with Daniel Baggerly (2008-2012), John Blankenship (2012-2014),
and Chris Brown (2015-2016). "I am extremely excited to be
a part of the Double Down Motorsports team and I can't thank Roger
(Sellers) enough for bringing me on board," stated the Rural
Retreat, Virginia native via telephone earlier today. "It is
close to home for me and there is so much potential for this race
team to do big things. The schedule we have put together is a nice
fit for me, as it is a great regional schedule with some crown jewel
races sprinkled in, so it is not the grind of being out on the road
following a national tour. Hopefully we can perform well all year,
win some races, and have a lot of fun along the way!" (Rick
Schwallie Photo) |