November 15th, 2014 - Chris Brown made an unscheduled visit to The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, Nevada) over the weekend as he piloted Tommy Fain's IMCA Open Wheel Modified in the 2014 edition of the Duel in the Desert.
The three-day, mega event drew over 200 Open Wheel Modifieds to the oval, all chasing the $7,777 top prize. In Thursday night's preliminary event, Chris advanced from tenth to finish fifth in his heat race, sending him to a b-main. A second place finish in the b-main earn him the 26th starting spot on the feature grid. Despite starting near the back of the pack, Brown quickly sliced his way through the field to register a solid sixth place finish in the 25 lap, preliminary feature.
Friday evening saw another 25 lap, preliminary event being contested at the 1/2 mile oval. Chris used a heat race win to lock into the evening's main event before racing to a second place finish behind race winner, Johnny Scott. Kyle Strickler and Robert Hellebust finished third and fourth respectively. Brown's runner-up finish would earn him the sixth starting spot in Saturday night's 40 lap finale.
In the main event on Saturday, Chris battled amongst the top five throughout the 40 lap affair. He ran as high as third at times before settling to fifth place finish in the final rundown behind race winner, Terry Phillips, Jordan Grabouski, R.C. Whitwell and Johnny Scott.
Complete results from the weekend are available at www.IMCA.com
November 8th, 2014 - Chris Brown returned to the seat of his #21 Brown Motorsports/LG21 Open Wheel Modified over the weekend as he competed in the 8th Annual Winter Nationals at Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana), which was sanctioned by the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS).
Sixty-six Open Wheel Modified registered for the opening round of the mega event on Thursday night, and Chris would fall short of lock into the $2,000-to-win feature via heat race action. As a result he would have to run a b-main where he rolled off from the twelfth position on the grid. Brown battled the handle on his entry throughout the b-main, only managing an eighth place finish. Failing to qualify for the 30 lap main event, his night came to an early end.
The winner's check increased to $3,000 on Friday evening, and Chris would enjoy a much better outing as he went into battle against a stout field of seventy-two entries. Preliminary action saw Brown winning his heat race from the third starting spot, locking him into the pole position for the 40 lap feature.
When the race went green, Brown assumed the point from fellow front-row starter, Wes Armstrong. Leading the way for much of the event Brown looked to be well on his way to victory, but he would ultimately fall just short of a triumph.
Sixteenth starting Rodney Sanders used the high side to close the gap on the leaders in the closing laps before diving to the bottom to make his move on Brown. The pair fought hard over the final five laps but it was Sanders who came out on top with Brown settling for second place. Kelly Shyrock, Chris Henigan and Steve Whiteaker Jr. rounded out the top five finishers.
Saturday night's 8th Annual WInter Nationals finale boosted a $4,000 top prize for competitors. With seventy Open Wheel Modifieds in the pit area, Chris used a ninth to third run in his heat race to lock into the ninth starting spot for the 50 lap feature. Brown raced amongst the top ten for much of the main event before crossing the finish line in sixth behind race winner, Kelly Shryock, Rodney Sanders, Cade Dillard, Stormy Scott and David Winslett.
Full results from the events are available at www.USMTS.com
October 11th, 2014 - Chris Brown took his #21 Club 29 Race Cars Super Late Model into competition over the weekend in the 11th Annual Magnolia State Cotton Pickin' 100 at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi).
With seventy-two entries on hand for the $20,000-to-win event at the 3/8 mile oval Brown struggled in time trails, which left him starting tenth in his heat race. Despite starting deep in his heat race, Brown made a great charge to a fourth place finish. Unfortunately, only the top three finishers advanced leaving him to run a b-main on Saturday night.
Chris raced to a third place finish in his b-main, but once again came up one spot short of locking into the 100 lap finale as his weekend came to an early end.
Full results from the event are available at www.MagnoliaDirt.com
Preliminary action opened on Thursday evening at the 3/8 mile oval with a program that saw forty-five entries register for battle. Chris won his heat race from the pole position, which transferred him to the A-Main qualifier in the seventh starting spot. During the course of the qualifier Brown battled amongst the top ten before ultimately crossing the finish line in seventh.
Friday night's preliminary event once again saw Chris win his heat race from the pole position, locking him into the fifth starting spot for the 25 lap, preliminary feature. In the feature, Brown mounted a great charge to claim the win over Steve Whiteaker, Jon Mitchell, Justin Ingalls and Bobby Malchus.
Via his performance in preliminary action Brown earned the second starting spot for the 50 lap, $10,000-to-win finale alongside pole sitter, Rodney Wing. Throughout the course of the 50 lapper, Chris battled with fourth-starting Steven Whiteaker Jr. for the top spot. When the checkered flag waved it was Brown who took home the $10,000 payday over Whiteaker, Wing, Chris Henigan and Johnny Scott.
Full results from the event are available at www.LonestarSpeedway.com
Festivities began on Thursday night with 117 cars in the pit area as the field was divided into a pair of $5,000-to-win events. Chris earned the third starting spot for his heat race via qualifications, and went on to race to a third place finish to lock into the 25 lap, preliminary feature in the sixteenth starting spot. Brown raced around the mid-pack for much of the event before crossing the finish line in sixteenth.
Friday's program again found the field divided into a pair of $5,000-to-win races, and after qualifying 38th quickest in time trials he started on the pole of his heat race before racing to a fourth place finish, which positioned him starting on the pole of the b-main. Brown registered a second place finish in the b-main to lock into the 21st starting spot for the 25 lap, preliminary feature. Chris went on to advance nine spots to a twelfth place finish in the final rundown.
The weekend drew to a close on Saturday evening with the final night of the crown jewel. With heat race line-ups being determined by a driver's performance on the preliminary nights Chris started seventh in his heat race and finished seventh, sending him to a b-main. Brown failed to reach a transfer position to the 100 lap, $47,000-to-win finale in the b-main, bringing his weekend to an early end.
Full results from the program are available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com
August 16th, 2014 - Chris Brown took his #21 Club 29 Race Cars Super Late Model into battle at Batesville Motor Speedway (Locust Grove, Arkansas) over the weekend in the 22nd Annual COMP Cams Topless 100.
The $40,000-to-win event, which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) and the Lucas Oil presents the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS), drew a talented field of sixty-three competitors.
Preliminary action was contested on Friday night, and Chris finished second in his heat race behind Billy Moyer to lock into the twelfth starting spot for Saturday's 100 lap finale. Brown battled around the top ten throughout the course of the event, ultimately crossing the finish line in the ninth position.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.LucasDirt.com
August 9th, 2014 - A last minute decision saw Chris Brown competing in a P&W Sales Southern United Professional Racers (SUPR) Super Late Models, $2,000-to-win on Saturday night at Battleground Speedway (Highlands, Texas).
With nineteen entries in the pits Brown finished third in his heat race to lock into the ninth starting position on the grid for the feature. Chris went on to advance to a sixth place finish behind race winner, Ronny Adams, Jon Mitchell, Rob Litton, Patrik Daniel, and Tyler Erb.
Full results from the event are available at www.SUPRRacing.com
July 19th, 2014 - After a few weeks away from the track, Chris Brown returned to the seat of his #21 Club 29 Race Cars Super Late Model over the weekend at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Nebraska). A $30,000 winner's check was on the line in the 4th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals, which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS).
A talent-laden field of fifty-four Super Late Models battled in double heat races on Friday night to determine the lineup for Saturday's 80 lap finale. Unfortunately fifth and sixth place finishes would leave Chris short of locking into the feature, sending him to a b-main on Saturday.
In the b-main Brown would record a fifth place finish, which left him two spots short of the transfer into the main event. However, he would start outside-front-row for the $3,000-to-win, Belt Bash Non-Qualifiers' race alongside Tony Jackson Jr. Jackson Jr. assumed the point at the drop of the green flag and led all 20 laps of the affair while Brown settled for second.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.LucasDirt.com
June 28th, 2014 - Chris resumed action with the USMTS Open Wheel Modifieds on Friday evening as he traveled to Superbowl Speedway (Greenville, Speedway). A stellar field of forty-four Open Wheel Modifieds took to the oval, and Brown began his night by finishing fourth in his heat race, which left him just short of locking into the feature. As a result he would have to run a b-main, where a fourth place finish would earn him the 20th starting spot on the grid for the 40 lap finale. In the main event Chris advanced twelve positions to an eighth place finish.
Saturday evening found the team competing in a $2,000-to-win program at Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma). With forty-two entries in the pit area Chris finished second in his heat race from the fifth position to earn a spot in the redraw, where he was the recipient of the fourth starting spot. In the 40 lap main event Brown settled to a tenth place finish in the final rundown.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.USMTS.com
June 26th, 2014 - For the first time in several weeks Chris Brown was behind the wheel of his #21 Brown Motorsports/LG21 Open Wheel Modified as he took part in a busy weekend with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). (RacinDirt.com Photo)
After two events were washed away by Mother Nature, action finally kicked off on Thursday evening at Grayson County Speedway (Bells, Texas). A strong field of 40 entries registered for the $2,000-to-win program at the 1/4 mile dirt oval. A second place finish in his heat race earn Chris a spot in the evening's redraw where he received the fifth starting position on the grid for the 40 lap finale. When the race went green Brown quickly found his way to the front and drove underneath Kelly Shryock for the top spot on the fifth lap and never looked back. Brown showed the way out front, holding off Stormy Scott and Rodney Sanders through a pair of caution flags to claim his third victory of the season. Chris was followed across the finish line by Scott and Sanders, while Clyde Dunn Jr., and Kelly Shryock rounded out the top five.
Full results from the event are available at www.USMTS.com
"I am confided that pair Cade's talent with the resources of Team LG21 will prove to be a lethal combination," stated Brown.
Momentum is already building with Cade notching his first victory in the Chris Brown owned #21 entry. Multi-car teams have seen much success recently with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), and Cade, along with the entire Team LG21 fleet of driver's are looking to continue that trend.
Team LG21 would like to say a special thanks to all their sponsors for their continued supports: Wehrs Machine, Afco Brakes, Real Wheels, American Racer Tires, Performance Graphix, Keyser Mfg., Xfactor Bushings, Quickcar, Mittler Bros, Day Motorsports, Smileys Racing Products, Hooker Harness, Precision Performance racing shocks, VP race fuels, Ralo's Lube and Auto, Durham Racing Engines, Larry's Carburetor's, Eibach Springs, Bodies by Donnie and Lone Star Hydro & Maintenance.
May 24th, 2014 - Chris Brown returned to the driver's seat of his #21 Super Late Model on Thursday evening as he competed in the opening round of the 22nd Annual Lucas Oil Show Me 100 at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri). A stout field of sixty-three Super Late Models were on hand for the event, and via his qualifying efforts Brown was left starting eighth in his heat race. He advanced to a sixth place finish in his heat, which positioned him starting fifth in the first b-main. With the top two finishers moving onto the feature he would only manage a fourth place finish as his night came to an early end. Full results from Thursday night's program are available at www.MLRARacing.com
On Friday evening qualifying and preliminary action was held for the $30,000-to-win, 22nd Annual Lucas Oil Show Me 100, which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). Sixty-five Super Late Models filled the pit area, and time trials left brown starting sixth in his heat race. He went on to finish sixth in his heat, which sent him to a b-main on Saturday night, where he started sixth. A second place finish in the b-main earned Chris the 22nd starting spot on the grid for the 100 lap finale. Brown battled around mid-pack throughout much of the event before retiring to a 20th place finish in the final rundown. Complete results from the weekend can be found at www.LucasDirt.com
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