Buckingham Returns to Action in Scorcher at Bulls Gap
19, 2016) The Double Down Motorsports team rolled
into the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on
Thursday evening, August 18 for the annual running of the 'Scorcher,'
which was sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. Shanon
Buckingham posted the third fastest lap in his group during the
qualifying session and later placed fifth in his loaded heat race.
After starting the $12,000 to win main event from the outside of
the seventh row, Shanon ran into troubles during the 50-lapper and
completed only 28 circuits, which dropped the Morristown, Tennessee
native to a fifteenth place performance. Full results from last
night at "The Gap" can be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
Southern Nationals Nightly Results
for Double Down Motorsports
30, 2016) Double Down Motorsports wrapped up the
Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series campaign tonight at the
bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee. A $10,000 payday
was on the line in the miniseries finale at "The Taz"
and 25 entrants piled into the pit area. Shanon Buckingham ran fourth
in his heat race and eighth in the 53-lapper, while Robby Moses
placed third in his heat race and tenth in the headliner. In the
final point tally, Shanon finished second in points and won the
coveted Rookie of the Year Award, while Robby wound up eighth in
the heated standings.
(July 29, 2016) The
penultimate event of the 2016 edition of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals Series was scheduled to take place tonight at Smoky Mountain
Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee. Unfortunately, a rain shower prior
to the start of the $5,300 to win show caused it to be canceled.
(July 28, 2016) As
the grueling Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals miniseries winds
down, the dirt-slinging action was still hot and heavy tonight at
Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee. Robby Moses locked
himself into the ninth starting spot through the qualifying session
and eventually wound up eleventh in the $3,500 to win feature event.
Teammate Shanon Buckingham ran second in his B-Main prior to picking
off ten competitors in the 35-lap headliner en route to a sterling
fourth place effort behind only victor Craig Vosbergen, Ricky Weiss,
and Ryan King!
(July 26, 2016) Night
seven for the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series competitors
took them to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia earlier this evening
for a $3,500 to win points battle. Shanon Buckingham qualified fourth
quickest in Group A to earn the seventh starting spot in the 35-lapper,
but slipped back to eleventh at the checkers in the feature. Robby
Moses finished sixth in his B-Main, took a series provisional, and
wound up nineteenth in the final finishing order of the main event.
(July 24, 2016) The
cars and stars of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series
rolled through the pit gate at Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia tonight
to do battle for yet another $5,300 winner's check. Shanon Buckingham
fought power steering problems early in the night, but took a provisional
to gain access into the 53-lap feature. Shanon then blasted past
eleven competitors during the headliner to salvage a steady tenth
place showing. Robby Moses ran fourth in his B-Main to transfer
into the main event, where he eventually wound up eighteenth in
the final rundown.
(July 23, 2016) Another
$5,300 top prize was up for grabs for the Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals Series competitors tonight in the annual running of the
'Rebel Yell' at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia. Shanon
Buckingham ran second in his B-Main, but broke a valve in doing
so. Robby Moses, who placed seventh in his consolation event and
was in line for a provisional, gave up his feature starting spot
so that Shanon could run his #21 machine to salvage valuable points.
After rolling off scratch on the field, Shanon rallied all the way
up to tenth at the checkers in the 53-lap 'Rebel Yell' and currently
sits a close second in the series point standings!
(July 22, 2016) The
fourth leg of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals tour took the
Double Down Motorsports team to Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro,
Georgia tonight for a $5,300 to win showdown. Late afternoon rain
showers made for a long night (and early morning) at the facility
and a rough racing surface also complicated things. Both Shanon
Buckingham and Robby Moses took series provisionals to gain access
into the 53-lap feature, which carried show-up points only. They
were also the first two retirees in the attrition-filled contest,
as Shanon was placed twenty-first and Robby scored twenty-second
in the final finishing order.
21, 2016) Next up on the Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals Series was a stop tonight at the 1/4-mile bullring at
Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, North Carolina. Shanon Buckingham
recorded his first feature win with the Double Down Motorsports
team, as he laid down the second quickest lap overall of the 25
entrants during qualifying prior to leading all 35 circuits in the
main event. At the checkers, Shanon was fist-pumping to a $3,500
triumph over Casey Roberts, Ricky Weiss, Devin Gilpin, and Kenny
Collins! Teammate Robby Moses also had a solid evening, as he won
his consolation race before moving up to tenth in the feature contest.
(McLeod Media Services Photo)
(July 19, 2016) Round
two of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series took place
earlier this evening at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee
and a $3,500 payday was on the line. Robby Moses qualified second
quickest in Group A, ran fourth in the fast dash, and later slipped
back to thirteenth at the completion of the 35-lap feature event.
Shanon Buckingham grabbed the second transfer spot through his B-Main
prior to bagging a solid ninth place effort in the headliner. After
two shows in the ten-race miniseries, Shanon sits tied for third
in points, while Robby is eleventh in the current point tally.
(July 16, 2016) The
Double Down Motorsports team kicked off the 2016 edition of the
Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series tonight at the picturesque
Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat, Virginia. After a lengthy rain delay,
Shanon Buckingham timed in third fastest in Group B, while teammate
Robby Moses laid down the eighth quickest lap in Group A during
qualifying. In the $10,000 to win headliner, which was held in the
wee hours of the morning, Shanon moved up to garner a strong fifth
place performance in the 53-lapper behind only victor Dale McDowell,
Donald Bradsher, Chris Brown, and Gregg Satterlee. Robby completed
only fifteen circuits in the attrition-filled race and wound up
eighteenth in the final finishing order.
Double Down Motorsports Competes
in Mountain Moonshine Classic
10, 2016) Shanon Buckingham and Robby Moses were
both in action on Saturday evening, July 9 at the nearby Smoky Mountain
Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee, as the ultra-competitive Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series invaded the 4/10-mile speedplant to sanction
the 'Mountain Moonshine Classic.' Shanon's night was unfortunately
a short one, as motor issues in hot laps cost him a chance to advance
into the $12,000 to win headliner. Robby placed sixth in his loaded
heat race and fourth in his B-Main, which was one mere spot away
from a coveted transfer position into the 60-lap main event. Complete
results from the 'Mountain Moonshine Classic' last night can be
accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Shanon Buckingham Impresses in Runner-Up
Bulls Gap Effort!
2, 2016) The Double Down Motorsports team traveled
to the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on
Friday evening, July 1 for the 'Scott Sexton Memorial,' which was
an Ironman Mountain Championship event. Shanon Buckingham laid down
the fourth fastest lap during the qualifying session and later blitzed
up to second in the $3,052 to win main event. The Morristown, Tennessee
ace nearly pulled off the victory before settling for a sterling
runner-up performance behind only winner Ricky Weiss. Teammate Robby
Moses qualified sixteenth quickest in time trials prior picking
off five competitors during the 30-lap headliner to finish eleventh
in the final rundown. Full results from the 'Scott Sexton Memorial'
can be found online at www.volunteerspeedway.com.
Buckingham, Moses Return to Action
in Big Daddy 500 at SMS
19, 2016) Shanon Buckingham and Robby Moses were
both back in dirt-slinging action on Saturday evening, June 18 at
Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee. The Ultimate Super
Late Model Series presided over the 'Big Daddy 500' and a $5,000
top prize was on the line. Shanon timed in sixteenth quickest during
qualifying and later ran third in his B-Main. After rolling off
from the outside of the eighth row in the 40-lapper, Shanon was
unfortunately involved in an early incident and retired with door
damage in the eighteenth position.
Robby, on the other hand, posted the twenty-first fastest lap during
time trials prior to finishing seventh in his consolation race.
After receiving a series provisional to gain access into the 'Big
Daddy 500' headliner, Robby was unfortunately caught up in a multi-car
wreck, which severely damaged his #21 mount. The Maryville, Tennessee
native was relegated to a disappointing seventeenth place effort.
Complete results from last night at Smoky Mountain Speedway can
be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
Double Down Motorsports Invades Eldora
Speedway for Dream XXII
12, 2016) Double Down Motorsports made the trek
to the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on
June 9-11 for the 22nd edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Things
got underway at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant with a pair
of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Shanon Buckingham
ran fourth in his heat race prior to winding up nineteenth in the
final rundown of the $5,000 to win main event. In Friday's $10,000
to win show, Shanon grabbed the fifth and final transfer spot through
his heat race and later placed eighteenth in the 25-lap sprint.
All eyes were then fixated on the whopping $100,000 winner's check
in Saturday evening's 'Dream XXII' at the "Big E." Shanon
ran fifth in his stacked heat race, which set him up with a good
starting spot in the B-Main. Unfortunately, the Morristown, Tennessee
ace got up into the outside retaining wall early in the consolation
race and finished twentieth, which kept him out of the 100-lap headliner.
Complete results from the action-packed weekend in the Buckeye State
can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Cut
Short for Double Down Team...
28, 2016) The Double Down Motorsports team set off
for the Peach State of Georgia for a Memorial Day tripleheader weekend
to wrap up the Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series tour. On
Friday night, May 27, Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia played
host to a $4,000 to win shootout. Robby Moses earned the fourth
and final transfer spot through his consolation event and later
wound up seventeenth in the final finishing order of the 40-lap
main event. Teammate Shanon Buckingham placed fifth in his B-Main
and received a series provisional to gain access into the headliner,
but unfortunately pulled off the racing surface on lap 24 with a
broken oil pump belt and settled for a nineteenth place effort.
It was determined after the race that motor problems in both machines
would cost the Double Down team the rest of their holiday racing
weekend. They headed back north to the Volunteer State and will
now ready their equipment for the upcoming 'Dirt Late Model Dream'
at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Full results from
last night at Boyd's can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Shanon Buckingham Scoots to Fourth
in Plateau 50 at Crossville!
22, 2016) Shanon Buckingham and Robby Moses invaded
Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee on Saturday evening,
May 21 for a visit by the Southern Nationals Bonus Series. Robby
clicked off the fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session
prior to finishing fourth in the fast dash. Shanon qualified ninth
quickest in Group A, but later earned the third transfer spot through
his B-Main. In the $5,000 to win 'Plateau 50' main event, Robby
was racing hard in the fourth position when he unfortunately broke
something in the left front that forced him to retire from the 50-lapper
in the twentieth spot. Shanon made a strong charge through the field
by picking off nine competitors en route to a stellar fourth place
showing behind only winner Donald McIntosh, Mike Marlar, and Cory
Hedgecock! Full results from last night at Crossville can be accessed
online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Buckingham and Moses Battle WOOLMS
Foes at Smoky Mountain
8, 2016) The Double Down Motorsports team headed
to the nearby Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on
Saturday evening, May 7 for a $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series shootout. Shanon Buckingham qualified twelfth
quickest in Group B, but had an oil line come off during his heat
race that led to an eleventh place prelim finish and forced him
to scratch from the remainder of the 'Mountain Outlaw 50' program.
Teammate Robby Moses ran ninth in his heat race and twelfth in his
B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the 50-lap headliner
as well. Full results from last night at Smoky Mountain Speedway
can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
Double Down Motorsports Invades Commonwealth
1, 2016) Shanon Buckingham, Robby Moses, and the
#21 team trekked north to the Commonwealth of Kentucky on April
29-30 for a pair of Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series stops
at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and Florence Speedway
in Union, Kentucky. At "The Pond" on Friday night, Shanon
ran second in his B-Main before experiencing overheating issues
in the attrition-filled $4,000 to win headliner, which caused him
to drop to fifteenth in the final finishing order. Robby, on the
other hand, finished fifth in his B-Main and later improved seven
spots during the course of the 40-lapper en route to a respectable
twelfth place showing. Saturday's $5,000 to win show at Florence
was then won by Mother Nature. Full results from Friday at Ponderosa
can be accessed by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Buckingham Tenth in SAS Visit to
Smoky Mountain Speedway
24, 2016) Double Down Motorsports made the short
trek to Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday
evening, April 23 for a visit by the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing
Series (SAS). Shanon Buckingham timed in sixth fastest in his group
during the qualifying session and later ran second in his heat race.
After pitting early in the 40-lap distance, Shannon battled back
to earn a solid tenth place effort in the $5,000 to win headliner.
Teammate Robby Moses qualified eighth quickest in his group and
finished third in heat race action. He then moved up to ninth in
the A-Main before a cut Hoosier tire dropped him to a disappointing
sixteenth place showing. Full results can be obtained online at
Shanon Buckingham Bags Pair of Top
Tens in Spring Thaw Weekend!
17, 2016) The #21 team was in the pit area over
the April 15-16 weekend at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee,
as the Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals tour sanctioned the annual
running of the 'Spring Thaw.' On Friday night in the $4,000 to win
weekend opener, Shanon Buckingham ran third in heat race action
prior to driving past eight competitors in the 40-lap headliner
en route to a steady eighth place performance. Teammate Robby Moses
utilized a series provisional to gain access into the A-Main and
was able to move up six spots on his way to a sixteenth place showing.
At "The Gap" on Saturday evening, a $10,000 top prize
was on the line in the 'Spring Thaw' finale. Shanon finished second
in his heat race before starting and finishing eighth in the 60-lap
main event. Robby once again took a provisional and was placed twenty-first
in the final finishing order of the feature. In the current Spring
Nationals point standings, Shanon sits in the third spot, while
Robby is not far behind in the fifth position. Full results from
the doubleheader weekend can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Double Down Motorsports Back in Action
at Smoky Mountain
3, 2016) Shanon Buckingham and Robby Moses returned
to action on Saturday evening, April 2 at the nearby Smoky Mountain
Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee, as the Ultimate Super Late Model
Series paid a visit to the historic 1/2-mile speedplant. The 'Ultimate
Spring Shootout' was on tap and a $5,000 payday was up for grabs.
Shanon clicked off the tenth fastest lap of the 34 entrants during
qualifying to lock himself directly into the 40-lap headliner, but
retired shortly after the halfway mark to wind up eighteenth in
the final finishing order. Robby grabbed the sixth and final transfer
spot through his consolation race, but was involved in an unfortunate
incident on lap 10 and retired in the twenty-second position. Full
results from last night at Smoky Mountain Speedway can be viewed
online at www.ultimatesupers.com.