April 19th, 2014 - Chris traveled to Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) over the weekend for a pair of events with the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL). Forty-nine Super Late Models assembled at the state of the art facility for Friday night's $7,500-to-win program. Chris began his night qualifying second in his group and going on to finish second in the heat race, locking him into the tenth starting spot for the 40 lap main event. In the feature Brown battled amongst the top ten for much of the event before registering a fifth place finish in the final rundown behind race winner Chris Wall, Don O'Neal, Steve Francis, and Billy Moyer Jr.
Saturday night's program saw the winner's check increase to $12,500, and forty-six entries were registered for battle. Chris qualified seventh in his group and went on to finish fourth in his heat race to lock into the thirteenth starting position for the 60 lap finale. During the course of the main event, Brown advanced five spots to an eighth place finish at the checkered flag.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.TheNDRL.com
April 12th, 2014 - Chris Brown returned to the driver's seat of his #21 Club 29 Race Cars Super Late Model on Friday evening as he competed in the opening round of the Inaugural Spring Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri). The Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association (MLRA) would sanction the $2,000-to-win event. A stout field of thirty-seven Super Late Models were on hand for the event, and after picking up the win in his heat race Brown was locked into the fifth starting spot for the main event. In the feature, Chris raced around the top five before settling to a sixth place finish at the checkered flag behind race winner Jesse Stovall, Terry Phillips, Jimmy Mars, Travis Dickes, and Will Vaught.
The team returned to Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) on Saturday night at the winner's check was increased to $3,000. Thirty-six entries were on hand for the MLRA program and for the second straight night Brown picked up the win in his heat race, locking him into the third starting spot for the main event. In the feature, Chris battled at the front of the pack over the course of the event before crossing the finish line in second behind race winner Jeremy Payne.
Complete results from the weekend can be found at www.MLRARacing.com
April 5th, 2014 - Chris Brown returned to Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) on Saturday evening for a $10,000-to-win event with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). It was a tough night for Brown after starting seventh in the heat race via his qualifying efforts and finishing eight, leaving him starting deep in a b-main. Unfortunately, Chris failed to reach a transfer spot in the b-main bringing his night to an early end. Full results from the event are available at www.LucasDirt.com
March 29th, 2014 - The King of America IV Modified Nationals at Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) was held over the weekend as one of the richest events of the year for the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) competitors was on the line.
A talented field of ninety-three competitors registered for battle, and the format included double heat races on Thursday and Friday night with drivers accumulating points toward Saturday nigh't finale. On Thursday evening Brown motored from the twelfth starting spot to a fourth place finish in the first heat and later picked up the win in the second heat. Chris ended the evening with a second place run in the sixteen lap preliminary feature.
On Friday night Brown finished third in the first heat after start fifth, and recorded another third place finish in the second heat after starting seventh. Chris registered a fifteenth place finish in Friday's preliminary feature. With two nights of preliminary action in the books, Brown was scored eleventh on the point's chart locking him into the $10,000-to-win finale on Saturday.
When action ratcheted up on Saturday night, Chris fought an ill-handling race car for much of the event before his night was brought to an end when he was caught in a melee with the leaders on lap 92. Brown's #21 Lone Star Hydro & Maintenance/LG2 Open Wheel Modified was left sitting idle in the middle of turn three, resulting in a 21st place finish in the final rundown.
Complete results from the weekend are available at www.USMTS.com
March 22nd, 2014 - Chris Brown entered a single event over the weekend, joining the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) at Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana).
Forty-eight competitors entered the event, and Chris started the night off with a win in his preliminary heat race, earning him a spot in the draw for the $2,000-to-win main event. In the redraw he received the sixth starting spot for the 40 lap feature. During the course of the feature, Brown advanced four spots to record a second place finish at the checkered flag behind race winner Chris Henigan.
Further information can be found at www.usmts.com
March 14th, 2014 - After a busy weekend last week, Chris traveled to Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) for the 4th Annual Pelican 100. The event was originally scheduled to be a two-day, $10,000-to-win event but officials made the decision to cut the Pelican 100 to a one-day, $5,000-to-win event based on the forecast for threatening weather over the weekend.
Chris started second in his preliminary heat race among the fifty-one entries that were on hand for the unsanctioned program. A second place finish in the heat earned him the tenth starting spot on the grid for the 50 lap main event. During the course of the feature, Brown battled around the top ten for much of the event before registering a solid seventh place finish at the checkered flag.
Full results from the event are available at www.arklatexspeedway.com
March 8th, 2014 - Chris Brown pulled double duty over the weekend competing in both the P&W Sales SUPR Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified portions of the annual Port-A-Cool Texas Dirt Track Championship at the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway (Justin, Texas).
The weekend kicked off on Friday night with the Open Wheel Modified division with sixty-six competitors signed in to chase the $3,000 top prize. After drawing the outside pole for the heat race and later claiming the win, Chris was locked into the eighth starting spot for the A-Main qualifier. After battling at the front of the back for much of the preliminary feature, Brown recorded a tenth place finish, sending him to a B-Main on Saturday. After winning his b-main on Saturday, Chris rolled off from the tenth spot on the feature grid. During the course of the 40 lap feature, Brown advanced to a fifth place finish behind race winner Cade Dillard, Jason Hughes, Rodney Sanders, and John Whittington.
In the P&W Sales Southern United Professional Racers (SUPR) event on Saturday night, thirty-seven Super Late Models registered for battle, and Chris drew the fifth starting spot for the fourth heat race. A second place finish in his heat race positioned Brown starting fourth on the feature grid for the $3,500-to-win finale. In the 40 lap feature, Chris drove his #21 Lone Star Hydro & Maintenance/Club 29/Roush Yates Racing Engine Super Late Model to a solid second place finish behind only race winner Morgan Bagley. Ryan Gustin finished third followed by Jon Mitchell and Rodney Sanders.
Complete results from the weekend are available at www.texasmotorspeedway.com
February 15th, 2014 - Chris Brown returned to Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas on Friday night for round #2 of the 5th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals and claimed his second victory of the season in just his second event.
Much like the previous night, Brown had to claw his way to the front during the 40 lap feature event that boosted a $3,000 top prize. Chris rolled off from the tenth starting position and quickly began his charge to the front when the field took the green. Brown began to apply pressure to early race leader Dereck Ramirez as the field saw they halfway signal.
The caution flag came out on lap 22 for a multi-car tangle, giving Brown the opportunity he need to make the pass for the lead just two circuits later. Chris led the remaining 16 laps for his ninth career USMTS victory. Rodney Sanders finished second while Ramirez fell back to third. Jeremy Payne and Zack Vanderbeek rounded out the top five.
During preliminary race action, Brown finished second in his qualifying heat race, which locked him into his tenth place starting sport for the feature event.
The weekend drew to close with the $4,000-to-win finale on Saturday night. Chris failed to transfer into the feature via heat race action, but was able to secure a 15th place starting spot in the feature event after he finished second in the b-main. During the course of the 50 lap feature, Brown drove by six other competitors en route to a ninth place finish.
Full results from the event are available at www.usmts.com
February 13th, 2014 - Chris Brown kicked off the 5th Annual USMTS Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas on Thursday night. The Brown Motorsports team landed their #21 in victory lane after what has been described as a "barnburner" main event.
Chris won his qualifying heat race which locked him into a sixth place starting spot for the 30 lap feature. Brown worked his way up to third by lap ten, and made the pass on Fito Gallardo for the second spot just three laps later as he began to real in the leader.
With ten laps to go, Brown had caught up with race leader Stormy Scott and the two waged a side-by-side battle with each passing lap. When the white flag flew Brown edged in front and into the next corner while Scott got a strong run down the back-stretch to pull even with Brown heading into the final turn. At the finish line it would be Brown scoring his eighth career USMTS victory followed by Stormy Scott in second, Johnny Scott, Rodney Sanders, and Jason Krohn rounding out the top five.
Complete results are available at www.usmts.com