Race Face Driver Grant Thompson Earns Jr. Late Model Challenge Camp Top Prize

MADERA, Calif., September 5, 2019 (Newswire.com) – ​​Thirteen-year-old Mobile, Alabama racer Grant Thompson was announced as the grand prize winner of the 1st Annual Jr. Late Model Challenge Camp for aspiring young racers aged 11 through 15, held recently at Madera Speedway in Madera, California. The winner was announced via a special reveal video on the…

Race Face Changing The Branding Game

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. – When Florida businessman Rod Wortham founded Race Face Brand Development ahead of the 2017 season, his goal was straightforward. Wortham wanted to change the landscape in racing for drivers who might not think they have a shot at the top levels of the sport. Two years later, that mission is beginning to…

Joe Valento Partners With Nitro Lubricants for Midwest Truck Series Debut at Madison

MADISON, Wis., May 1, 2019 (Newswire.com) – ​​​​​Minnesota rising Motorsports star Joe Valento and new sponsor Nitro Lubricants will make their Midwest Truck Series debut together, as Valento climbs into a potent Kelly Bires Racing truck for the first time in the Joe Shear Classic at Madison International Speedway in Madison, Wisconsin this Sunday, May 5.   Nitro…

Joey Iest Promoted From Race Face Next Program to Race Face Brand Development Status

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., April 4, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Race Face Brand Development, the nation’s largest grassroots racer marketing and management program, has announced the promotion of 16-year-old California racer Joey Iest from their Race Face Next program for junior racers to their full brand development program effective immediately. Rod Wortham, Founder and CEO of Race…

15-Year-Old Sam Mayer Impressive in Trans Am Series Debut at Road Atlanta

BRASELTON, Ga., April 3, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Sam Mayer, a 15-year-old Wisconsin racer, made his debut in the No. 96 M1 Race Cars/Team SLR/Fields Racing entry in last Sunday’s Trans-Am Series by Pirelli race at Road Atlanta and turned a lot of heads in his initial run before motor issues slowed him to a 24th place…

Bryce Bezanson to Race for Jefferson Pitts Racing at Evergreen Speedway This Season

NACHES, Wash., March 20, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Jefferson Pitts Racing will team up with Washington-area racer Bryce Bezanson to compete in the super late model class at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington this season. Bezanson, 16, of Snohomish, Washington will be transitioning out of the micro sprints into the full-size NASCAR late model stock cars under…

Adam Lemke Wins for Jr Motorsports in First Appearance at Hickory Motor Speedway

HICKORY, N.C., March 20, 2019 (Newswire.com) – It is not often that a driver shows up at the famed Hickory Motor Speedway for the first time and walks off with a victory, but that’s exactly what 16-year-old Adam Lemke did on Saturday night. Lemke charged from fourteenth starting spot to finish sixth in his JR Motorsports prepared No.…

IMSA Racer Brian Henderson Teams Up With Friends of Jaclyn Foundation as Sebring Beckons

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2019 (Newswire.com) – IMSA Pilot Challenge Series racer Brian Henderson, 21, is a busy young man these days. A student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte who will graduate this May with a degree in Economics, Henderson carefully divides his time between schoolwork and his racing endeavors. Just in time…

NASCAR Truck Series Rookie Anthony Alfredo Partners With Friends of Jaclyn Foundation

Mooresville, NC, March 8, 2019 (Newswire.com) –  2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series rookie Anthony Alfredo is excited to announce a partnership with the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation (FOJ), a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for and improving the quality of life for young children battling brain tumors and pediatric cancer. The Ridgefield, Connecticut racer…

California Racer Adam Lemke Set for CARS Tour Debut With Jr Motorsports

KENLY, N.C., March 6, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Hollister, California racer Adam Lemke will see his first racing action for the Dale Earnhardt, Jr owned JR Motorsports late model stock car team when the Response Energy CARS Tour opens their 2019 season this Saturday, March 9 at Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, North Carolina.  The Solid…

Teenage Racing Phenom Mini Tyrell Steps Up to CARS Tour Competition This Weekend

KENLY, N.C., March 6, 2019 (Newswire.com) – ​​​Mini Tyrrell, 14, of Manassas, Virginia will begin his first full season of competition with the Response Energy CARS Tour this Friday and Saturday at Southern National Motorsports Park in Kenly, North Carolina. The Solid Rock Carriers 300 will feature some of the nation’s top competitors in NASCAR-style late…

Anthony Alfredo to Make NASCAR Truck Series Debut at Atlanta

MOORESVILLE, N.C., February 19, 2019 (Newswire.com) – ​For Ridgefield, Connecticut native Anthony Alfredo, Feb. 23, 2019, will be forever remembered as the culmination of a dream. That date is when the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series takes to the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Atlanta 200.  Alfredo will make his first start in a…

JR Motorsports Signs Adam Lemke for 2019 Cars Tour

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: DEC 19, 2018 HOLLISTER, Calif., December 19, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Race Face Brand Development driver Adam Lemke, 16, of Hollister, California will embark on the next chapter of his journey up the motorsports ladder in 2019 as he has been named as driver for NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt, Jr, and his JR Motorsports late…

13-Year-Old Toyota Racing Development Driver Jesse Love Reveals 2019 Racing Plans

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: DEC 18, 2018 MENLO PARK, Calif., December 18, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​How many 13-year-old aspiring race car drivers can say they are the youngest driver to ever win a stock car championship, the youngest racer to ever win a full-size midget race breaking a record held by NASCAR Hall Of Fame Driver Jeff Gordon…

Jesse Love Lands Partial Midget Slate With KKM

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Teenager Jesse Love will take the next step in his growing racing career by joining Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports for a partial POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League schedule. Love, who will turn 14 in January, impressed many at the Toyota Racing Development Combine in August and capped off his multi-faceted season recently…

JR Motorsports Driver Sam Mayer Wins CARS Tour Most Popular Driver Award

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: NOV 20, 2018 MOORESVILLE, N.C. , November 20, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​​Second generation Wisconsin racer Sam Mayer, 15, was the highest finishing rookie in the 2018 CARS Response Energy Tour late model championship standings, finishing fifth behind his teammate, veteran Josh Berry, and just in front of fellow rookie Layne Riggs, the son of…

ARCA champ Sheldon Creed goes full-time Truck racing in 2019

Newly-crowned ARCA champion Sheldon Creed will join GMS Racing for a full-time ride in the Camping World Truck Series championship.  Creed has already made two Truck series starts for GMS Racing, making his series debut at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and last week at Texas Motor Speedway. The native of El Cajon, Calif., native was scheduled…

Rising Teenage Racing Stars Mayer, Tyrrell Preparing for Cars Tour Battle at South Boston

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: OCT 31, 2018 SOUTH BOSTON, Va., October 31, 2018 (Newswire.com) – 15-year old second generation racer Sam Mayer and 14-year-old Timmy “Mini” Tyrrell are preparing to strap into their NASCAR-style late model stock cars this Saturday to do battle with the veterans of the CARS Response Energy Tour in the 125-lap late model portion…

Sheldon Creed, MDM Motorsports Finish Up 2018 ARCA Season With Championship and Kansas Win

KANSAS CITY, Kan., October 23, 2018 (Newswire.com) – MDM Motorsports ARCA Series driver Sheldon Creed won his fourth series race of the year at Kansas Speedway on Friday and wrapped up the overall series championship as well. Teammate Harrison Burton finished second to Creed in the race, Chase Purdy earned a fifth, Anthony Alfredo 15th and…

Thirteen-Year-Old Racer Jesse Love Wins Second Straight Jr Late Model Championship

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: OCT 19, 2018 MENLO PARK, Calif., October 19, 2018 (Newswire.com) – 13-year-old racing phenom Jesse Love of Menlo Park, California has won his second straight 51Fifty Junior Late Model track championship at Madera Speedway in Madera, California.  Love finished in the top three seven times in nine races, including four wins to capture the championship. He…

Anthony Alfredo Enters Kansas ARCA Finale With MDM Motorsports

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: OCT 10, 2018 KANSAS CITY, Kan., October 10, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Anthony Alfredo will climb into his MDM Motorsports Toyota for the 2018 ARCA Racing Series season finale, the Kansas ARCA 150 at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 19. Alfredo will be behind the wheel of the Ceco Building Systems, Oxford Energy, Mechanic Shop…

14-Year-Old, Mini Tyrell, to Make First NASCAR Start This Weekend at Martinsville Speedway

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: SEP 26, 2018 MARTINSVILLE, Va., September 25, 2018 (Newswire.com) – 14-year-old NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Racer Mini Tyrrell is preparing for the granddaddy of all NASCAR late model short-track races, the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia on Saturday, Sept. 29, announced Timmy Tyrrell Racing. He’s going to…

Thirteen-Year-Old Racer Jesse Love Makes USA History in BCRA Midget Feature at Madera

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: SEP 18, 2018 MADERA, Calif., September 18, 2018 (Newswire.com) – 13-year-old racing phenom Jesse Love of Menlo Park, California became the youngest racer in U.S. History to win a full-size midget car feature when he out-battled Chad Nichols to take the checkered flag in the 46th running of the Fall Harvest Classic Bay Cities…

13 Year Old Racing Phenom Jesse Love Earns Age Exemption for RPM Pro Late Model Series

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: AUG 23, 2018 NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., August 23, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​​​​​​​Jesse Love Racing and Love Motorsports are pleased to announce that they have received approval for 13-year-old rising racing talent Jesse Love to participate in the RPM Pro Late Model Series for the remainder of the 2018 season. The RPM Series is…

Anthony Alfredo Preparing for King Cadillac GMC Throwback 100 at Thompson This Saturday

PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: JUL 12, 2018 THOMPSON, Conn., July 12, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​​​​​​​​​Anthony Alfredo, a Connecticut native now living in Mooresville, North Carolina, will return to his New England roots when he straps into his FootingFirst, Oxford Energy, JDRF, MDM Motorsports Toyota No. 40 for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East King Cadillac GMC Throwback 100…

15-Year-Old Wisconsin Racer Sam Mayer Makes ARCA Racing Series Debut Saturday at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON, Iowa, July 6, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Franklin, Wisconsin racer Sam Mayer, 15, will make his debut in the ARCA Racing Series this Saturday night when he straps into the QPS Employment Group #40 Toyota with MDM Motorsports for the Fans With Benefits 150, which will be televised live on MAVtv beginning at 8 pm Central…

Adam Lemke Taking Part in Dream Team Activities This Weekend at Madera Speedway

MADERA, Calif., July 5, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​​​Adam Lemke, 15, of Hollister, California is humbled to be a part of this weekend’s activities for Dream Team – The Winning Together Network at Madera Speedway in Madera, California. Lemke, a fan favorite known for being a winner both on and off the track, will have 17-year-old Samuel…

Anthony Alfredo Making ARCA Debut With MDM Motorsports at Gateway This Friday

CORNELIUS, N.C., June 20, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Anthony Alfredo, a Connecticut native now living in Cornelius, North Carolina, will make his ARCA Series debut with MDM Motorsports for the PapaNicholas Coffee 150 this Friday night, June 22 at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. Series championship points leader Sheldon Creed, second place Zane Smith, and rookies Chase Purdy and…

Anthony Alfredo Pumped to Turn Right in NJMP Road Course Debut for MDM Motorsports

Millville NJ, June 14, 2018 (Newswire.com) – MDM Motorsports NASCAR K&N Pro Series East racer Anthony Alfredo will get his first taste of turning both ways when he takes on the 2.25 mile road course at New Jersey Motorsports Park this Saturday for the JUSTDrive.com 125.  The race will be the first official road race in…

NITRO KART SIGNS RACE FACE AS OFFICIAL BRANDING PARTNER

Mooresville, N.C. (May 16, 2018) –  Nitro Kart is pleased to announce the signing of Race Face Brand Development as the “Official Branding Partner” of Team Nitro Kart for the 2018 season. The partnership will see Race Face provide all branding and marketing collateral needs for Nitro Kart. Race Face has established a great reputation…

Race Face Driver Anthony Alfredo Wins at So-Bo NASCAR K&N Pro Series

SOUTH BOSTON, Va., May 15, 2018 (Newswire.com) – NASCAR K&N Pro Series East rookie Anthony Alfredo scored his first ever series victory on Saturday night driving for MDM Motorsports in the Ceco Building Systems, Oxford Energy, JDRF No. 40 Toyota with a last lap pass to win the second of the two Who’s Your Driver Twin 100…

Anthony Alfredo Battles to Second for MDM Motorsports at Langley

Hampton VA, May 1, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Anthony Alfredo and MDM Motorsports nearly accomplished their goal of winning Saturday night’s Visit Hampton VA 150 K&N Pro Series East race at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia before finishing a close second. Alfredo was behind the wheel of the Ceco Building Systems, Oxford energy, Mechanic…

ARCA Points Leader Sheldon Creed Leads MDM Motorsports Into Talladega

Talladega AL, April 25, 2018 (Newswire.com) – MDM Motorsports drivers currently occupy three of the top five spots in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship standings.  “The Showstopper”, Sheldon Creed has a 90-point lead right now over teammate Zane Smith, with Chase Purdy fifth in points still very much in the hunt. All three…

Race Face Driver Mayer Battles to 7th in CARS LMSC Run at Orange County

Rougemont NC, April 23, 2018 (Newswire.com) – JR Motorsports driver Sam Mayer’s night got off to a pretty dismal start Saturday at Orange County Speedway, but the young Wisconsin driver made lemonade out of lemons by rallying to a seventh-place finish in the CARS Response Energy Late Model Stock Car Series event on the .375-mile track. In qualifying,…

Ryan Vargas Finishes Third in NASCAR Late Model Langley Speedway Debut

  Hampton, VA, April 4, 2018 (Newswire.com) –   17-year-old NASCAR Drive For Diversity Racer and California native Ryan Vargas made his East Coast NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Debut at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia on Saturday.  He was fast in both 75-lap main events, earning a best finish of third in race two…

Alfredo Teams With Peyton Sellers Racing at Langley Speedway

HAMPTON, Va., March 29, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​Rising racing star Anthony Alfredo has teamed up with veteran Virginia-based NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing team Sellers Racing to compete in Saturday’s late model twin 75’s at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia. H.C. Sellers and second-generation racer Jeb Burton (son of former NASCAR racer Ward…

NASCAR Drive for Diversity Racer Ryan Vargas to Make Langley Speedway Debut Saturday

CONCORD, N.C., March 29, 2018 (Newswire.com) – NASCAR Drive for Diversity racer Ryan Vargas, 17, will make his East Coast NASCAR Whelen All-American Series late model stock car debut in the Rev Racing No. 2 Five Star Bodies Toyota this Saturday night at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia. Vargas, a California native, now living in the…

WKA Announces Partnership With Race Face Brand Development

New Port Richey, FL, March 21, 2018 (Newswire.com) –  World Karting Association (WKA) has partnered with Race Face Brand Development to offer two new programs as benefits to their members.   Race Face Tel-Med and Race Face University.  “We are excited to partner with the WKA not only as a Manufactures Cup Sponsor in the Jr.…

Jesse Love, 13-Year-Old Racing Sensation, Inks Multi-Year Pact With 51FIFTY Energy Drink

Youngest USAC HPD Champion in History and Only Driver to Ever Win the “USAC HPD Triple Crown” with Overall, Dirt, & Pavement Championships in 2017. He defends his 51FIFTY Junior Late Model Championship in 2018 with 51FIFTY on the hood of his Late Model Toyota Stock Car. MENLO PARK, Calif., March 9, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​​​​Love…

NASCAR Prospect Rankings: Top 20 drivers to watch

Ranking prospects in NASCAR isn’t easy. If it were just about talent, the task would be difficult enough. Age as well as the ability to land funding also have to be considered. But based on those factors, here’s a shot at a list of the top 20 driver prospects. Who qualifies: These are drivers who…

ADL Motorsports and Adam Lemke Partner With Off Axis Paint for 2018

Hollister, CA, March 6, 2018 (Newswire.com) –  ADL Motorsports is ready to kick off the 2018 Season in both the USAC HPD Midget Western Series and the RPM Mortgage Pro Late Model Series starting with the season opener on March 10th at Madera Speedway. Adam will be running for the Rookie of the year title in his…

RapSheet: Mayer Makes a Name for Himself at New Smyrna

Editor’s Note: ‘The Rapsheet’ is a new feature on Speed51.com, telling the background of certain personalities within the sport of short track racing. This will be a recurring feature on Speed51.com, giving fans the dirt on the new, the old, and even the forgotten personalities of short track racing. One of the biggest stories of…

JR Motorsports Adds Sam Mayer to 2018 Late Model Lineup

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 10, 2018) – Sam Mayer has been named to JR Motorsports’ championship-winning Late Model program for 2018. The 14-year-old native of Franklin, Wis. will take the seat of the team’s second entry for the season, hoping to continue the run of success the team has had over the past several years. Mayer,…

BCRA Approves 13 Year Old Racing Phenom for Full Midget Series Participation

New Port Richey, FL, January 23, 2018 (Newswire.com) –  Jesse Love Racing and Love Motorsports have announced that they have received “waiver” approval to participate with the established and venerable racing association, BCRA in the 2018 season. The Bay Cities Racing Association (BCRA) is Northern California’s premier oval track racing organization. Started in 1942, with over…

Driver Sam Mayer Has Signed to Race for JR Motorsports

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., January 16, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Ranier Racing Development driver Sam Mayer has signed to race for JR Motorsports’ championship-winning Late Model program for the 2018 season. The 14-year-old from Franklin, Wisconsin, will take the seat of the team’s second entry hoping to continue the run of success the team has had over the…

2018 Drive for Diversity Development Team roster announced

Daytona Beach, Fla. – The youngest NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series champion. The youngest driver to win four Trans-Am championships. And the 2016 Wendell Scott Trailblazer Award winner. As evidenced by the six drivers announced as part of the 2018 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Development Team, the roster for next year is stacked with emerging young…

Love Conquers All

12-Year Old Racing Prodigy Captures Coveted Madera 51Fifty Junior Late Model Championship PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: OCT 12, 2017 Jesse Love NEW PORT RICHEY, FL, October 12, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Spectators filled the grandstands at Madera Speedway on Saturday, October 7, 2017 to watch the conclusion of the eight races, 51Fifty Junior Late Model series in Madera,…

Race Face Brand Development — We Build Champions!

Race Face University created to give young auto racers a competitive advantage on & off-the-track PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: JUN 27, 2017   NEW PORT RICHEY, FL, June 27, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Race Face Brand Development has created Race Face University, the only online driver education, branding, and marketing course-of-study that is custom-tailored to drivers, boys, and girls under the age…

Race Face Brand Development Expands Team

Motorsports successes Lorin Ranier, Rod Wortham & Tom Baker join forces PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: APR 4, 2017   New Port Richey, FL, April 4, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Race Face Brand Development is changing the way motorsports marketing & promotions are executed for drivers, teams & corporate entities on and off the track. “With the addition of competition…

Race Face Brand Development Announces NEW Online TV Show

New Port Richey, FL, February 14, 2017 (Newswire.com) –  Race Face Brand Development, announced today the launch date for the new Internet show, Race Face TV is March 16, 2017. Race Face is looking for bright new racers that are wanting to share their story, their dream, and their love for racing.  The format for this display of new…