Concludes Long '18 Season with East Bay Runner-Up!
30, 2018) Kyle Bronson and his #40b team wrapped up their
long 2018 racing season on Saturday night, December 29 at the nearby
East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida. The annual running
of the 'Dalton Myers 54' took place at the "Clay by the Bay"
and a $5,400 winner's check was on the line in the Late Model special.
Kyle improved five positions to finish third in his heat race and
later started the 54-lap headliner from the inside of the fourth
row. The Brandon, Florida ace then methodically worked his way to
the front of the stellar field, led laps 46-52, and eventually wound
up a strong runner-up behind only victor Steve Mathis, Jr. Complete
results from last night at East Bay Raceway Park can be accessed
online at www.ebrp.co.
Bronson Runner-Up in $20,000 to win Turkey 100!
(November 26, 2018) The
Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) team competed in Thanksgiving weekend
events at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia and Cochran
Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia from November 23-25. At Swainsboro
in the in the annual running of the 'Turkey 100,' Kyle Bronson knocked
down the third quickest lap in his group during qualifying prior
to running second in his heat race. After starting sixth on the
grid in the $20,000 to win headliner on Saturday evening, Kyle stormed
up to finish a strong runner-up in the 100-lap affair behind only
victor Brandon Overton. In the 'Gobbler 100' on Sunday at Cochran,
Kyle placed eighth in his loaded heat race, third in his B-Main,
and seventh in the $10,000 to win main event. Complete results from
both holiday weekend races can be found online by clicking on www.swainsbororaceway.com
Rallies to Sixth in Reutimann Memorial at Ocala
18, 2018) Kyle Bronson, of Brandon, Florida, was in Open
Wheel Modified action on Saturday, November 17 in the annual running
of the 'Emil & Dale Reutimann Memorial Race' at Bubba Raceway
Park. The Ocala, Florida facility hosted the special event, which
boasted a $10,000 windfall. Kyle laid down the second quickest lap
in Group B during qualifying before placing third in his loaded
heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth row in
the 50-lap main event, Kyle was caught up in a wreck on a late restart,
but was still able to rally back up to sixth by the time the checkered
flag unfurled over the stellar field. Complete results can be located
by clicking on www.bubbaracewaypark.com.
Bronson Rebounds for Fourth at All-Tech Raceway!
4, 2018) Kyle Bronson and his #40b team invaded All-Tech
Raceway in Ellisville, Florida on Saturday evening, November 3 for
the inaugural running of the 'Deep Dixie Late Model Challenge.'
The Late Model special in the Sunshine State boasted a $10,000 payday
and drew a stout 33 car field. Kyle timed in sixth quickest during
the qualifying session and later scored the victory in heat race
action. After driving to the race lead in the 100-lap main event,
a broken carburetor stud sent Kyle pitside for repairs. The Brandon,
Florida star wound up pitting on several different occasions before
making a late charge to finish fourth in the extra-distance affair
behind only victor Mark Whitener, Devin Dixon, and Tyler Crowder.
Full results from the 'Deep Dixie Late Model Challenge' can be viewed
online at www.alltechraceway.com.
Nabs Fourth Win of 2018 in Gene Slaughter Memorial!
28, 2018) Following the end of a rigorous Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series campaign, which took Kyle Bronson all over the
country in 2018, he returned home triumphantly on Saturday night,
October 27 in the 'Gene Slaughter Memorial' at East Bay Raceway
Park in Gibsonton, Florida! Kyle placed third in his Late Model
heat race before starting the 50-lapper from the inside of the fifth
row. The Brandon, Florida standout then blitzed to the front of
the field and grabbed the point for good on the 21st circuit. Kyle
then beat Doug Horton, Keith Nosbisch, Travis Varnadore, and Josh
Peacock to the checkered flag to bag the $2,000 winner's check for
his fourth victory of the season! Full results from the 'Gene Slaughter
Memorial' can be found by accessing www.ebrp.co.
(Mike Horne Photo)
Bronson Concludes Lucas Campaign; Thirteenth in Points
22, 2018) The 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season
came to a close from October 19-21 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in
Portsmouth, Ohio. The 38th edition of the RhinoAg 'Dirt Track World
Championship' took place at the facility on the banks of the Ohio
River and a whopping $100,000 winner's check was up for grabs. Kyle
Bronson finished sixth in his first heat race on Friday night, while
he ran fourth in his final prelim. After grabbing the second transfer
spot through his B-Main on Saturday evening, Kyle rolled off nineteenth
on the grid in the 100-lap crown jewel main event that was eventually
pushed back to Sunday afternoon due to inclement weather. During
the daytime affair, Kyle unfortunately broke a transmission on lap
44 that dropped him to twenty-third in the final finishing order.
The Brandon, Florida ace finished up the year thirteenth in the
final LOLMDS point standings and second in the Rookie of the Year
battle. Full results from the DTWC weekend can be obtained by logging
Solid in 48th Annual World 100 at Eldora!
14, 2018) The rain-postponed 'World 100' took center stage
in the Dirt Late Model world on October 12-13 at the famed Eldora
Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Following yet another rain-out on Friday,
a pair of $10,000 to win Twin 25s kicked off a hectic day/night
doubleheader at the "Big E" on Saturday afternoon. Kyle
Bronson knocked down the tenth quickest lap overall during the qualifying
session prior to running fifth in his loaded heat race. Following
a B-Main triumph, Kyle moved up one spot in the 25-lap daytime affair
to claim a sixteenth place showing.
At night, the sole focus of everyone in the pit area at the hallowed
1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant was on the 48th Annual 'World 100'
and capturing the whopping $51,000 winner's check, along with the
famous globe trophies. Kyle ran a strong second in his stacked heat
race to earn the outside of the sixth row for the start of the 100-lap
crown jewel extravaganza. During the "Biggest Dirt Race in
the World," the Brandon, Florida standout moved up to as high
as tenth in the running order before settling for a thirteenth place
effort. Full results from Eldora Speedway can be found online by
clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Bronson Suffers Mechanical Trouble Early at PPMS
8, 2018) The penultimate Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
event of 2018 took place from October 5-7 at the sprawling Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Pennsylvania, as the 30th
Annual 'Pittsburgher 100' drew 32 entrants to vie for the $20,000
top prize. On Friday night, Kyle Bronson laid down the thirteenth
quickest lap in Group A during time trials prior to placing fifth
in his heat race. Following a washout of Saturday's action, Kyle
earned the fifth transfer spot through the B-Main on Sunday afternoon.
The Brandon, Florida ace then started the 100-lap headliner from
the inside of the eleventh row, but a hole in his radiator hose
caused him to pull pitside after only 36 circuits. Kyle was relegated
to a twenty-first place effort at the monster 1/2-mile speedplant
and still sits thirteenth in the latest LOLMDS point standings.
Full results from PPMS can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Battles Bad Luck in Peach State of Georgia...
1, 2018) Kyle Bronson, of Brandon, Florida, was in the
pit area at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia and Rome Speedway
in Rome, Georgia on September 29-30 for a pair of Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series tilts. On Saturday night in the annual 'Dixie
Shootout,' which paid $12,000 to the winner, Kyle unfortunately
missed out on the 50-lap feature event after finishing eighth in
his loaded heat race and fifth in his B-Main. In the $10,000 to
win 'Rome Showdown' on Sunday evening, Kyle unfortunately suffered
engine troubles prior to hot laps and drove Blake Spencer's backup
#6 machine for the rest of the night. Kyle then placed eighth in
his heat race, fourth in his B-Main, and twentieth in the 50-lapper.
Complete results from both weekend races in the Peach State can
be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Bronson Solid in 39th Annual Jackson 100
24, 2018) With the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season
winding down quickly, the cars and stars of the popular national
touring series rolled into the legendary Brownstown Speedway in
Brownstown, Indiana on September 21-23 for the 39th Annual 'Jackson
100.' On Friday night, Kyle Bronson started his weekend by laying
down the sixth quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session.
After Saturday was washed out due to inclement weather, Kyle earned
the second transfer spot through his heat race on Sunday afternoon.
The Brandon, Florida ace then started the $20,000 to win headliner
from the inside of the fourth row and eventually wound up thirteenth
in the final finishing order after 100 green flag circuits. Full
results from the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval can be accessed online
Earns Top Ten in Knoxville Nationals Prelim!
16, 2018) Kyle Bronson Motorsports (KBM) made their way
to the Hawkeye State on September 13-15 for the 15th Annual 'Lucas
Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' at the storied Knoxville Raceway
in Knoxville, Iowa. The action started at the 1/2-mile, semi-banked
speedplant with a pair of preliminary shows - each of which paid
$7,000 to the winner. On Thursday night, Kyle Bronson ran fifth
in his heat race and second in the B-Main, but later suffered terminal
motor problems on lap eight and retired in the twenty-third position
of the 25-lap main event. At Knoxville on Friday evening, Kyle placed
fifth in his heat race, third in the B-Main, and tenth in the 25-lapper
after passing eleven competitors!
By virtue of racking up the eleventh highest point
total during preliminary competition, Kyle earned the right to the
inside of the sixth row for the start of Saturday's 100-lap crown
jewel extravaganza. Unfortunately, Kyle was caught up in a wreck
shortly following the halfway mark in the $40,000 to win 'Lucas
Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals' and he was forced to retire
in the twenty-seventh spot. Full results from the Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series biggie can be viewed by logging onto www.lucasdirt.com.
Weekend at Eldora Speedway for KBM Team...
9, 2018) Kyle Bronson was one of the 101 entrants that
piled into the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September
6-8 to compete in the 48th edition of the 'World 100.' Things kicked
off on Thursday night - actually the wee hours of Friday morning
after a long rain delay - with a pair of Twin 25 programs, each
of which paid $10,000 to the winner. Kyle knocked down the forty-second
lap overall during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final
transfer spot through his heat race. KB then picked off three competitors
during the 25-lapper to secure a thirteenth place showing in night
one at the "Big E." Friday's $10,000 to win Twin 25s and
Saturday's prestigious 'World 100,' which was scheduled to boast
a $51,000 windfall, both fell victim to the rainy remnants of Tropical
Storm Gordon and have been postponed until October 12-13. Full results
from Thursday's start to the crown jewel extravaganza can be accessed
by pointing your Internet browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Shows Speed Throughout Labor Day Weekend
3, 2018) The #40b team headed to the states of Kentucky,
Ohio, and West Virginia with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
from August 31-September 2 for a trio of pivotal point battles.
At Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky on Friday night,
Kyle Bronson earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session
and won his heat race, but later wound up seventeenth in the final
finishing order in the rain-shortened $12,000 to win main event
when his left rear tire blew out just before it started raining.
In the $12,000 to win 'Bob Miller Memorial' at Portsmouth Raceway
Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on Saturday evening, Kyle was the quickest
qualifier in Group B, won his heat race, and led the first 12 circuits
in the 50-lapper before breaking a birdcage on lap 33, which dropped
him to a disappointing sixteenth place performance. On Sunday in
the annual 'Hillbilly Hundred' at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne,
West Virginia, which boasted a whopping $50,000 payday, Kyle placed
third in his stacked heat race prior to finishing twelfth in the
100-lap affair. Full results from the triple shot of racing action
can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.