ON PODIUM IN QUEEN CITY SHOOTOUT!
22, 2018 - Chris Madden Racing (CMR) finally returned
to action with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
on April 20-21 in the 'Queen City Shootout' at Whynot Motorsports
Park in Meridian, Mississippi! On Friday night in the $10,000 to
win weekend opener, Chris Madden timed in fourth fastest in Group
B during qualifying, won his heat race, and led forty circuits in
the feature event. At the conclusion of the 50-lapper, Chris found
himself third and on the podium behind only victor Brandon Sheppard
and runner-up Billy Moyer. In Saturday's $10,000 to win weekend
finale at Whynot, "Smokey" placed third in his loaded
heat race before once again battling for the lead in the 50-lap
main event - eventually settling for another third place performance
behind only winner Billy Moyer, Jr. and runner-up Shane Clanton.
Chris currently sits a close second in the latest version of the
WOOLMS point standings exiting Mississippi. Full results can be
accessed online at www.woolms.com.
THIRD IN KING OF THE COMMONWEALTH
15, 2018 - After the two-day 'Illini 100' at Farmer
City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois fell victim to inclement weather
on Friday, the #44 team made the long trek to Virginia Motor Speedway
in Jamaica, Virginia for Saturday evening's $20,000 to win 'King
of the Commonwealth.' The Ultimate Super Late Model Series presided
over the single-day mega-event, which drew a whopping 56 entrants.
Chris Madden laid down the second quickest time in Group A during
the qualifying session before picking up the win in his loaded heat
race. "Smokey" then started third on the grid in the 60-lap
headliner and ran second much of the feature distance. A carburetor
breather issue late in the race caused his engine to stumble at
times and Chris eventually wound up third in the final rundown behind
only victor Jonathan Davenport and runner-up Scott Bloomquist. Complete
results from last night at VMS can be obtained online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
ED GIBBONS MEMORIAL FOR $10,000!
1, 2018 - "Smokey" Chris Madden laid claim
to his second feature triumph of the young 2018 racing season on
Saturday evening, March 31 in the annual 'Ed Gibbons Memorial' at
Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina! Chris
posted the quickest lap in Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series
time trials before taking the victory in heat race action. Chris
then started on the pole of the 50-lap feature event and grabbed
the top spot at the drop of the green flag. The Gray Court, South
Carolina star never relinquished the point in leading flag-to-flag
in the caution-plagued contest to garner the $10,000 payday ahead
of Michael Brown, Justin Williams, Johnny Pursley, and Donald Bradsher!
Full results from last night at Fayetteville can be viewed online
FAST TIME; LANDS ON PODIUM AT BOYD'S
25, 2018 - Next up on the racing calendar for the
#44 team was a pair of $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series showdowns on March 23-24 at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold,
Georgia and East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama.
On Friday night in the annual 'Shamrock' at Boyd's, Chris Madden
laid down the fastest lap overall during qualifying, won his heat
race in preliminary action, and later led the first 25 circuits
in the 50-lapper. At the unfurling of the checkered flag, Chris
was in the third position behind only victor Earl Pearson, Jr. and
runner-up Scott Bloomquist. At EAMS on Saturday evening in the 'Bama
Bash,' Chris grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through
his heat race before advancing up to eleventh in the 50-lap headliner.
Full results from both LOLMDS races can be obtained by logging onto
FIELD FOR 4TH MARCH MADNESS WIN!
5, 2018 - Chris "Smokey" Madden and the
BWRC team notched their first win together in 2018 on Sunday afternoon,
March 4 during the annual 'March Madness' at the nearby Cherokee
Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. Chris swept the Southern All
Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) program at the area racetrack, as
he also nabbed Fast Time honors during qualifying and won his heat
race in preliminary action. After starting the 60-lap headliner
from the outside of the front row, Chris dominated the contest by
leading each and every circuit en route to capturing his fourth
'March Madness' triumph. The Gray Court, South Carolina ace picked
up the $12,000 windfall by besting Scott Bloomquist, Ross Bailes,
Don O'Neal, and Zack Mitchell! Complete results from yesterday at
Cherokee Speedway can be viewed online at www.sasdirt.com.
(Kenneth Conyers Photo)
NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VSP
17, 2018 - The 47th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals' officially
wrapped up tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida
and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour presided
over another $10,000 to win program for the ground-pounding Super
Late Models. Chris Madden timed in second fastest in Group B during
the qualifying session before scoring yet another heat race triumph.
After drawing the third starting position in the 50-lap grand finale,
Chris earned his third runner-up performance of the week at VSP,
as he trailed only winner Brandon Sheppard at the checkered flag!
By virtue of his impressive finishes this week in the Daytona Beach-area,
"Smokey" officially claimed the 'DIRTcar Nationals' Championship
and the big gator trophy!!! (Heath
16, 2018 - The penultimate event of the 'DIRTcar
Nationals' was held earlier tonight at Volusia Speedway Park and
yet another $10,000 paycheck awaited the winner of the World of
Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series spectacular at the Barberville,
Florida speedplant. Chris Madden qualified second fastest in Group
A during time trials before finishing second in heat race action.
After drawing the sixth starting position before the drop of the
green flag in the 50-lap main event, Chris stormed up to second
and battled Scott Bloomquist for the win in the waning laps prior
to settling for an impressive runner-up effort.
February 15, 2018 -
Round four of the 47th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals' took place earlier
this evening at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida and
a $10,000 windfall was up for grabs for the cars and stars racing
with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. Chris Madden
posted the quickest time in Group B during the qualifying session
prior to scoring his third straight heat race triumph. After drawing
the pole position and leading the first ten circuits of the 50-lap
contest, Chris was racing hard for the second spot on the 22nd circuit
when contact with Jason Jameson on the front stretch unfortunately
ended his night and relegated him to a disappointing twenty-fifth
February 14, 2018 -
Valentine's Day found the #44 team in the Volusia Speedway Park
pit area, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series held
their 2018 season opening event at the Daytona Beach-area speedplant.
There were 51 competitors on hand in Barberville, Florida to vie
for the $10,000 top prize. Chris Madden stopped the clock second
fastest in Group A during time trials before once again claiming
a heat race victory. After drawing the outside of the front row
for the start of the 50-lapper, Chris was running in the fourth
position on lap 26 when the race was called official due to heavy
fog. The Gray Court, South Carolina star trailed only winner Tim
McCreadie, Josh Richards, and Chase Junghans!
February 13, 2018 -
Tonight's $7,000 to win UMP Super Late Model event at Volusia Speedway
Park in Barberville, Florida was washed out by an afternoon rain
shower. Action will continue during the 'DIRTcar Nationals' at VSP
tomorrow, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season
finally gets underway with a $10,000 to win shootout!
February 12, 2018 -
Following a washout of the annual 'Winter Freeze' at Screven (GA)
Motor Speedway over the weekend, Chris Madden finally kicked off
his 2018 campaign tonight in the 'DIRTcar Nationals' opener at Volusia
Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. A strong field of 40 UMP
Super Late Model drivers signed into the pit area to do battle for
the $7,000 winner's check. Debuting in the BWRC "House Car,"
Chris clicked off the fastest time in his group during the qualifying
session before scoring a heat race triumph. On a track where passing
was at a premium during the 30-lap feature event, Chris moved up
to finish a close runner-up in his season lid lifter behind only
victor Jonathan Davenport!