Bradsher Done for Season;
Jonathan Davenport Jumps Behind Wheel!
(October 30, 2017)
Donald Bradsher was scheduled to compete in a Crate
Late Model over the October 27-28 weekend at Dirt Track at Charlotte
in Concord, North Carolina. After practicing at the 4/10-mile oval
on Thursday, Donald skipped the 'World Short Track Championship'
over the weekend due to the birth of his first grandchild - Wyatt
Alan. Both he and his mom Page are doing very well and the Bradsher
family could not be more excited!!!
In other news, "Superman" Jonathan Davenport
will pilot the Paylor Motorsports entry at the pristine Dirt Track
at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina on November 2-4 in the annual
'World Finals.' JD will vie for a pair of $12,000 paychecks this
coming weekend in the Charlotte area, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series will host two lucrative showdowns. While Donald
has completed his version of the 2017 racing season, Jonathan will
enter several late-season specials with the team! More information
on the 'World Finals' can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
Donald Bradsher Goes
for Scary Ride in Ultimate Visit to 311...
7, 2017) Donald Bradsher and his Paylor Motorsports
team returned to dirt-slinging action on Friday evening, October
6 at 311 Motor Speedway in Pine Hall, North Carolina. The Ultimate
Super Late Model Series roared into the Tarheel State facility to
preside over the $4,000 to win shootout. Donald clicked off the
seventh fastest lap overall during the qualifying session, which
locked him into the inside of the fourth row for the start of the
40-lap headliner. After moving up to the fifth position, Donald
was tapped by another competitor, turned sideways, and ultimately
flipped violently on a lap twenty restart. The Burlington, North
Carolina ace emerged unscathed from the serious incident, but was
done for the night and relegated to a disappointing seventeenth
place effort. Full results from last night at 311 Motor Speedway
can be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
Bradsher Enters Ted
McDaniel's #88 in Fastrak World Championship
17, 2017) Burlington, North Carolina native Donald
Bradsher wheeled Ted McDaniel's #88 machine in the annual 'Fastrak
World Championship' at the pristine Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica,
Virginia on Saturday evening, September 16. With 71 entrants on
hand for the Crate Late Model biggie, just advancing into the 60-lap
feature event was quite a chore. Unfortunately, Donald was unable
to crack the starting grid for the $20,000 to win mega-event, as
he finished seventh in his stacked heat race and ninth in his B-Main.
Full results from last night at VMS can be accessed online at www.vamotorspeedway.com.
Donald Bradsher Vaults
to Podium Finish in Cherokee Hall of Fame Race!
4, 2017) Donald Bradsher and his #93 team returned
to dirt-slinging action on Sunday evening, September 3 at the renowned
Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. The Carolina Clash
Super Late Model Series sanctioned the annual Hall of Fame Race
and a $5,000 winner's check was on the line. Donald laid down the
twelfth fastest time overall during the qualifying session prior
to running third in his heat race. After starting the 40-lapper
from the outside of the fifth row, Donald blasted all the way up
to second in the running order before eventually settling for a
strong third place podium performance behind only victor Ross Bailes
and runner-up Michael Brown! Full results from last night at Cherokee
can be accessed online at www.carolinaclash.com.
#93 Team Competes in
Select Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Shows...
22, 2017) A short trip over to Screven Motor Speedway
in Sylvania, Georgia greeted the #93 team today for the 18th edition
of the 'Rebel Yell,' which boasted a $10,053 top prize. Donald Bradsher
posted the quickest time in Group A during Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals Series qualifying and later ran second in his stacked
heat race. The Burlington, North Carolina standout then started
fifth on the grid in the 51-lap contest, but a loose racecar helped
drop him to eleventh in the final finishing order of the 'Rebel
Yell,' which was the sixth race of the Southern Nationals miniseries.
(July 21, 2017) Donald
Bradsher and the #93 team rejoined the Schaeffer's Oil Southern
Nationals tour tonight in the fifth round of competition at Swainsboro
Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia. A strong 28 car field assembled
at the Peach State speedplant and all eyes were focused on the $5,300
payday. Donald laid down the fifth quickest lap in Group A during
the qualifying session before placing third in his loaded heat race.
After rolling off from the inside of the seventh row in the 53-lap
main event, Donald moved forward early in the attrition-filled race,
which saw only five cars finish the entire distance. Unfortunately,
he was one of the early retirees and wound up being paid for a twelfth
place effort at the pay window.
(July 15, 2017) The
2017 edition of the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series tour
kicked off earlier tonight at the picturesque Wythe Raceway in Rural
Retreat, Virginia. A strong field of 28 competitors signed into
the pit area at the 1/2-mile speedplant to vie for the $10,000 winner's
check in the miniseries lid lifter. Donald Bradsher tripped the
clock eighth quickest in Group A during qualifying prior to running
second in his heat race. After starting the 53-lap headliner from
the inside of the fourth row, Donald was caught up in a couple of
incidents during the attrition-filled race, but still wound up posting
a solid seventh place performance.
Donald Bradsher Battles
Lucas Oil Foes at Fayetteville & Cherokee
8, 2017) The Paylor Motorsports team and driver
Donald Bradsher battled the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series on July 6-7 at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in
Fayetteville, North Carolina and Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South
Carolina. On Thursday night at Fayetteville, Donald timed in sixteenth
fastest during qualifying, had troubles in his heat race, and later
moved past seven competitors during the $10,000 to win feature en
route to a sixteenth place showing. Another $10,000 top prize was
on the line on Friday evening at Cherokee and Donald grabbed the
third transfer spot through his stacked heat race. The Burlington,
North Carolina hotshoe then fought a tight racecar throughout the
50-lapper and eventually wound up seventeenth in the final finishing
order. Full results from both LOLMDS shows can be accessed online
Bradsher Rained Out
at Dublin, But Tests New Longhorn Car!
(June 25, 2017) The
#93 team drove through the pit gate over the June 23-24 weekend
at Dublin Motor Speedway in Dublin, North Carolina. Although the
$5,000 to win Ultimate Super Late Model Series special ultimately
succumbed to Mother Nature on Saturday, Donald Bradsher was able
to test his new Longhorn machine during a practice session on Friday
evening. Donald recently acquired the car from Brian Shirley in
a deal for one of his XR1 Rocket racecars. The next race on his
schedule will be a $10,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
battle at Fayetteville (NC) Motor Speedway on July 6!
Donald Bradsher Bags
Top Ten in Carolina Clash Stop at Fayetteville
11, 2017) Donald Bradsher and the Paylor Motorsports
team rolled into Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North
Carolina on Saturday night, June 10. The Carolina Clash Super Late
Model Series roared into FMS to preside over a $4,000 to win battle.
Donald stopped the clock seventh quickest during qualifying and
later scored the victory in his heat race. After starting the 40-lapper
from the inside of the third row, Donald ran in the fourth spot
through much of the feature distance before slipping back to the
seventh finishing position following a late-race restart. Complete
results from last night's visit to Fayetteville can be accessed
online at www.carolinaclash.com.
Bradsher Tackles WOOLMS
Tour in Buckeye State of Ohio
29, 2017) With Sunday's World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series stop at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne,
West Virginia rained-out, Paylor Motorsports wound up entering a
pair of national touring series events with the Outlaws on May 26-27
in the Buckeye State of Ohio. On Friday night at Atomic Speedway
in Alma, Ohio, Donald Bradsher experienced a fuel line fire during
preliminary action and was forced to take a provisional to gain
access into the $10,000 to win feature, where he eventually claimed
a solid thirteenth place effort. In the $12,500 to win program on
Saturday evening at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio, Donald
was caught up in a wreck during his heat race, took a provisional,
and retired early from the 50-lapper in the twenty-fourth position.
He still finds himself thirteenth in the WOOLMS point standings
following the Buckeye State doubleheader, but has decided to pull
off the tour and will instead pick and choose where he races the
rest of the 2017 campaign. Full results can be obtained by clicking
Donald Bradsher Follows
Outlaws to Volunteer State of Tennessee
15, 2017) Donald Bradsher and his #93 team followed
the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour to the Volunteer
State of Tennessee on May 13-14 for a pair of $10,000 to win shootouts.
On Saturday evening in the annual 'Mountain Outlaw 50' at Smoky
Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee, Donald timed in twelfth
fastest in qualifying, ran fourth in his heat race, and later wound
up eighteenth in the final finishing order of the 50-lap main event
after an early tangle with Skip Arp. In the weekend finale on Sunday
night at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee, Donald ran
fifth in his loaded heat race and seventeenth in the 50-lapper.
"Super Duck" currently finds himself thirteenth in the
latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following Mother's
Day weekend. Full results from both races can be accessed online
Bradsher Earns First
Top Five with Outlaws Saturday at Fayetteville!
7, 2017) The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series slate of events heated back up over the May 5-6 weekend and
took the #93 team to Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina
and Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina
for a pair of $10,000 to win battles. On Friday night at Cherokee,
Donald Bradsher was forced to unload a back-up car and eventually
finished fourth in his heat race and fourteenth in the 50-lap headliner.
At Fayetteville on Saturday evening, Donald timed in sixth fastest
overall during qualifying, won his loaded heat race, and later knocked
down a stellar fifth place effort in the 50-lapper behind only victor
Brandon Sheppard, Tyler Erb, Rick Eckert, and Chris Madden! The
Burlington, North Carolina ace has now moved up to thirteenth in
the current version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting the weekend
in the Carolinas. Full results from the doubleheader can be accessed
online at www.woolms.com.