Down Motorsports Tackles Bonus Series Double-Dip
18, 2018) Both Shanon Buckingham and Robby Moses
ventured to Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina and
Toccoa Raceway in Toccoa, Georgia on March 16-17 for a pair of Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series battles. On Friday night in
the series opener at Brasstown, Shanon timed in fifth quickest in
Group B during qualifying, but suffered a flat tire in the $3,000
to win feature event and eventually wound up twelfth in the final
finishing order. Robby, on the other hand, qualified seventh fastest
in Group B before going for a spin in the A-Main and placing thirteenth
in the 40-lapper.
At Toccoa on Saturday evening, a $6,400 top prize was on the line
in the Peach State. Shanon laid down the second quickest lap in
Group A during time trials before climbing to second in the A-Main
to garner an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Ricky
Weiss. Robby also had a strong run, as he advanced five spots during
the 64-lap affair en route to a ninth place performance. Full results
from both weekend shows can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(McLeod Media Services Photo)
Winternationals Nightly Results from
10, 2018) The action-packed 'Winternationals' wrapped
up tonight in the Tampa area at East Bay Raceway Park with a $12,000
to win grand finale. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again
presided over the dirt-slinging competition, which drew 52 Super
Late Model entrants to the Gibsonton, Florida oval. Shanon Buckingham
posted the nineteenth quickest lap in Group B during qualifying
before finishing seventh in his stacked heat race. Shanon then climbed
to fifth in his B-Main, but that was three spots out of a coveted
transfer position into the 60-lap headliner, which was eventually
won by Kyle Bronson.
(February 9, 2018)
The penultimate event of the 42nd Annual 'Winternationals' greeted
a large crowd tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida.
A star-studded 54 car field converged at the "Clay by the Bay"
for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points-paying show, which
also carried a $10,000 paycheck. Shanon Buckingham ran sixth in
his heat race, fifth in his B-Main, and fourth in the Strawberry
Dash for non-qualifiers. Unfortunately, Shanon was unable to crack
the starting grid for the 50-lap feature that was eventually won
by Jonathan Davenport.
(February 8, 2018)
Night four of the wildly-entertaining 'Winternationals' was on tap
tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida and the #50
DDM team had their sights solely set on capturing the $7,000 winner's
check. Shanon Buckingham laid down the twenty-second fastest lap
in Group A during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying
session before finishing eighth in his stacked heat race. Shanon
then ran into troubles during his B-Main and wound up sixteenth,
which forced him to watch the 40-lap main event that was won by
(February 7, 2018)
Next up on the 'Winternationals' schedule of events was a $7,000
to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle tonight at East Bay
Raceway Park and a stellar 51 car field piled into the pit area
at the Gibsonton, Florida facility. Shanon Buckingham knocked down
the ninth quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session
before running fifth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main.
Shanon then also placed fourth in the Strawberry Dash for non-qualifiers,
which unfortunately kept him out of the 40-lap feature event that
was won by Brandon Overton.
(February 6, 2018)
The second round of dirt-slinging action at East Bay Raceway Park
took place tonight and another $5,000 top prize was up for grabs
for the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series. Shanon Buckingham posted the fourteenth fastest lap in Group
B during the qualifying session and later placed eighth in his stacked
heat race. After finishing fifth in his B-Main and third in the
Strawberry Dash for non-qualifiers, Shanon was unfortunately forced
to watch the 30-lap shootout, which was won by Jonathan Davenport.
(February 5, 2018)
The #50 team opted to skip tonight's $5,000 to win 'Winternationals'
opener at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida. The Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdown tonight at the "Clay by
the Bay" was not a points event and was won by Brandon Sheppard...
Super Bowl of Racing Nightly Results
from Golden Isles...
3, 2018) The RhinoAg 'Super Bowl of Racing' grand
finale at Golden Isles Speedway greeted the 41 competitors tonight
and a $12,000 winner's check was on the line. An ultra-fast, rugged
racing surface was the norm throughout the evening at the Brunswick,
Georgia facility and Shanon Buckingham started the night by logging
the eleventh fastest time in Group B during the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series qualifying session. Shanon then placed fifth in his
heat race and second in his B-Main to earn the outside of the tenth
row for the start of the 60-lap headliner. The Morristown, Tennessee
native tried to stay out of trouble the best he could to salvage
a thirteenth place effort in the attrition-filled race.
(February 2, 2018)
Shanon Buckingham and the Double Down Motorsports (DDM) team kicked
off their version of the 2018 racing season tonight in the annual
'Super Bowl of Racing' opener at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick,
Georgia. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series lid lifter attracted
41 entrants to GIS to vie for the $10,000 top prize. Shanon qualified
eighteenth fastest in Group A during time trials prior to running
sixth in his stacked heat race. After grabbing the third and final
transfer spot through his B-Main, Shanon drove past seven cars during
the 50-lapper on his way to a fourteenth place showing.
Double Down Motorsports Releases Early
Portion of '18 Schedule!
12, 2017) Only a couple of weeks removed from their
2017 season finale at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee,
Double Down Motorsports (DDM) released the early portion of their
2018 racing schedule today here at www.DoubleDownMotorsports.net.
Shanon Buckingham will hit Georgia and Florida hard during "Speedweeks,"
as he plans on competing in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdowns
at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia, East Bay Raceway
Park in Gibsonton, Florida, and Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida
from February 2-11. Robby Moses will likely wait until the big World
of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series doubleheader at Smoky Mountain
Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee in March to kick off his '18 campaign.
You can view all of the confirmed race dates for both DDM drivers
by clicking on the SCHEDULES
page of the website!!! (Chad