MADDEN SUFFERS LATE FLAT AT CROSSVILLE...
9, 2016 - Chris Madden and his #44 team rolled into
Crossville Speedway in Crossville, Tennessee on October 7-8 for
the annual running of the 'Tennessee State Championship.' The Southern
Nationals Bonus Series presided over the two-day program in the
Volunteer State, which was capped off by a $10,000 to win main event.
Chris clicked off the quickest time in Group B during the qualifying
session on Friday night prior to scoring a victory in his heat race.
After starting Saturday's 60-lapper from the outside of the front
row, Chris was running second on the one-lane racing surface late
in the distance before unfortunately blowing out a tire on lap 58.
"Smokey" was eventually paid for a disappointing fourteenth
place effort last night in the 'Tennessee State Championship.' Complete
results from Crossville can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
AT DIXIE; FOURTH AT ROME!
3, 2016 - The #44 CMR team invaded Dixie Speedway
in Woodstock, Georgia and Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia on October
1-2 for a pair of lucrative Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battles.
In the $12,000 to win 'Dixie Shootout' on Saturday evening, Chris
Madden set Fast Time in Group B during qualifying, ran second in
his heat race, and later finished seventh in the 60-lap main event.
On Sunday night in the 'Rome Showdown,' which boasted a $10,000
payday, Chris qualified second quickest in Group A and won his loaded
heat race prior to claiming a strong fourth place performance in
the 50-lapper behind only victor Scott Bloomquist, Don O'Neal, and
Brandon Overton. Complete results from both Dixie and Rome can be
accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
LAUNCHED FOR #44 CMR TEAM!!!
October 2, 2016 - Chris
Madden Racing (CMR) and Delph Communications, Inc. would like to
welcome you to the all-new www.ChrisMadden44.com! The new website
has all of the same great features as the old site, but with a fresh,
new look. Despite missing time due to a serious concussion, Chris
Madden has amassed eleven feature wins so far in 2016 including
the recent 'Magnolia State Cotton Pickin' 100,' which paid the Gray
Court, South Carolina standout a hefty $20,000. Keep up with the
latest news, schedule changes, results, and much more concerning
the #44 team by logging onto www.ChrisMadden44.com!
RACING SWEEPS WEEKEND FOR $24,000!
26, 2016 - Gray Court, South Carolina standout Chris
Madden swept a pair of events over the September 23-25 weekend to
pocket $24,000 for his tenth and eleventh victory of the 2016 racing
season! His weekend started out at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus,
Mississippi, as the unsanctioned 'Magnolia State Cotton Pickin'
100' drew a stout 62 car field. Chris timed in sixth quickest in
Group B during the qualifying session on Friday night prior to running
second in his heat race behind only prelim winner Brandon Overton.
After storming to the front from his twelfth starting spot in Saturday's
headliner, Chris led laps 52-100 en route to capturing the $20,000
windfall over Dale McDowell, David Breazeale, Billy Moyer, and Morgan
The #44 team then made a Sunday afternoon stop at
East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama for the final
race of the 'Alabama State Championship.' Chris laid down the second
fastest lap in Group A during Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series
(SAS) time trials, which locked him into the inside of the second
row for the start of the 40-lap feature event. "Smokey"
then grabbed the point near the halfway mark of the race before
claiming the $4,000 triumph over Jason Hiett, Austin Smith, Casey
Roberts, and Riley Hickman. Complete results from both weekend tilts
can be accessed online at www.magnoliadirt.com
(Chris McDill Photo)
MADDEN GETS NINTH WIN OF
SEASON IN FALL CLASSIC!
18, 2016 - Chris Madden and his #44 CMR team celebrated
their ninth feature win of the 2016 racing season on Saturday evening,
September 17 at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee!
Chris laid down the fastest lap overall in Southern All Stars Dirt
Racing Series (SAS) time trials and later started the 'King of the
Mountain Fall Classic' from the outside of the front row. "Smokey"
then swapped the point early in the feature distance with Donald
McIntosh before pulling away to capture the $5,000 payday. Finishing
behind the Gray Court, South Carolina star at the checkers were
Derek Ellis, Donald McIntosh, Shanon Buckingham, and Todd Morrow!
Complete results from last night at Smoky Mountain Speedway can
be viewed online at www.sasdirt.com.
CHRIS MADDEN SOLID DURING
ELDORA'S WORLD 100
11, 2016 - The #44 team and driver Chris Madden,
along with 107 other competitors, made their way to the famed high-banks
of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September 8-10 for the 46th
edition of the 'World 100.' The three-day spectacular at the 1/2-mile,
Darke County oval kicked off with a pair of $10,000 to win Twin
25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Chris won his heat race
prior to placing fourth in the 25-lap sprint behind only victor
Don O'Neal, Jonathan Davenport, and Josh Richards. At the track
known as the "Big E" on Friday evening, Chris ran third
in his heat race before slipping back to fourteenth at the checkers
in the 25-lapper.
At Eldora Speedway on Saturday, the weekend concluded
with the "Biggest Dirt Race in the World" and everyone
in attendance had their sights set on the $49,000 top prize, along
with the storied globe trophy. Chris had a strong run in his loaded
heat race to finish second, which locked him into the inside of
the fourth row for the start of the 100-lap crown jewel extravaganza.
The Gray Court, South Carolina standout then raced hard for a top
ten effort in the 'World 100' before eventually settling for a solid
twelfth place performance. Complete results from the extended weekend
in the Buckeye State can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
MADDEN WINS $5,300 AT SMOKY
28, 2016 - Following an eighth place effort with the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Friday night at Ponderosa Speedway
in Junction City, Kentucky, Chris Madden recorded his eighth feature
victory of 2016 on Saturday evening, August 27 at Smoky Mountain Speedway
in Maryville, Tennessee! Chris laid down the quickest lap in Group
B during the Southern Nationals Bonus Series qualifying session and
later started the 40-lap main event from the outside of the front
row. "Smokey" then dominated the headliner at the Knoxville-area
facility to lead each and every circuit en route to capturing the
$5,300 payday ahead of Donald McIntosh, Ricky Weiss, Billy Ogle, Jr.,
and Derek Ellis. Complete results from last night at Smoky Mountain
Speedway can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.