SUFFERS MECHANICAL WOES AT SALINA
21, 2016) Following a rain-out of the 'Grant Junghans
Memorial,' the #186 team rolled into Salina Highbanks Speedway
in Pryor Creek, Oklahoma on Saturday night, August 20 for a $3,000
to win United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) shootout.
Jeremy Payne was winning his heat race in preliminary action before
unfortunately suffering right rear suspension issues, which led
to a disappointing eighth place prelim finish. JP was then forced
to scratch from the remainder of the evening due to the damage
and was not able to make the start in the 32-lap headliner. Complete
results from last night at Salina can be viewed online at www.usmts.com.
RUNNER-UP IN HUMBOLDT STOP!
7, 2016) Jeremy Payne Racing followed the United States
Modified Touring Series (USMTS) to Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt,
Kansas and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on August
5-6 for a pair of $3,000 to win showdowns. On Friday night at
Humboldt, Jeremy Payne won his heat race prior to picking off
six competitors during the 42-lapper en route to an impressive
runner-up showing behind only victor Terry Phillips. At Wheatland
on Saturday evening in the 'Lucas Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout,'
Jeremy ran fourth in his heat race, won his B-Main, and later
climbed up to eighth in the 42-lap headliner. Complete results
from both USMTS stops can be viewed online at www.usmts.com.
IN USMTS SILVER DOLLAR NATS
24, 2016) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team returned to
competition with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS)
on July 22-23 in the annual running of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals'
at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. Jeremy finished second
in his first heat race on Friday night, while he ran third in
his final prelim of the evening. When Saturday rolled around at
I-80, Jeremy wound up sixth in the dash to earn the outside third
row starting spot in the $5,000 to win headliner. JP eventually
placed eleventh in the final rundown of the 42-lap 'Silver Dollar
Nationals,' which was contested in front of a huge crowd. Full
results from the Cornhusker State can be located online at www.usmts.com.
FOR PAYNE IN USMTS TRIPLE SHOT!
12, 2016) Jeremy Payne Racing (JPR) headed to Kansas
and Oklahoma with the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS)
from June 9-11 for a trio of $3,000 to win shootouts. On Thursday
night, things kicked off at 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas.
Jeremy Payne ran fourth in his heat race and won his B-Main before
starting the 42-lapper from the outside of the seventh row. JP
then knocked off nine competitors during the contest on his way
to a strong fifth place showing in the weekend opener behind only
winner Cade Dillard, Jesse Sobbing, Zack VanderBeek, and Ryan
At Longdale Speedway in Longdale, Oklahoma on Friday
and Saturday, two more $3,000 top prizes were on the line. On
Friday evening, Jeremy won his heat race prior to notching an
impressive third place podium performance in the 37-lap feature
behind only victor Ryan Gustin and runner-up Stormy Scott. At
Longdale on Saturday, the Springfield, Missouri native once again
took the victory in his heat race before climbing to second in
the 42-lap A-Main to trail only race winner Johnny Scott! Complete
results from all three races can be found online at www.usmts.com.
SHOW-ME 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS
28, 2016) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team chose to forego
tonight's racing action at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri
and forfeited their chance of advancing into the $30,000 to win
'Lucas Oil Show-Me 100' through their consolation event.
(May 27, 2016) Another $6,000 top
prize was on the line tonight at the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil
Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri in a special Tribute to Don and
Billie Gibson event, which was once again co-sanctioned by the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Jeremy
Payne timed in fifteenth quickest in Group A during qualifying,
but later wound up ninth in his loaded heat race. After scratching
from his B-Main, JP was forced to watch the 40-lapper, which was
won by Jared Landers.
(May 26, 2016) The 24th edition
of the 'Lucas Oil Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight at the immaculate
Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. The Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series co-sanctioned the
'Cowboy Classic' prelim tonight, which drew 57 competitors to
vie for the $6,000 winner's check. Jeremy Payne was unfortunately
not able to transfer into the 45-lap main event - which was won
by Jonathan Davenport - after finishing ninth in his heat race
and seventh in his B-Main.
MUSKOGEE & SALINA WITH USMTS
22, 2016) Jeremy Payne Racing bolted to Outlaw Motor
Speedway in Muskogee, Oklahoma and Salina Highbanks Speedway in
Pryor Creek, Oklahoma on May 20-21 for a pair of $3,000 to win
USMTS showdowns. On Friday night in Muskogee, Jeremy Payne ran
fourth in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main prior to retiring
early from the 37-lapper in the twenty-third spot. At Salina on
Saturday evening, Jeremy won his heat race and later led laps
12-14 from his third starting position in the 37-lap headliner.
JP wound up slipping back to fifth at the checkers to finish behind
only winner Jason Hughes, Rodney Sanders, Ryan Gustin, and Jesse
Sobbing! Full results from both USMTS battles can be accessed
online at www.usmts.com.
IN MIDWESTERN TRIPLE SHOT
(May 8, 2016) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team ventured
to the states of Iowa and Illinois over the May 5-7 weekend for
a triple shot of high-profile Super Late Model action. Things
kicked off on Thursday night with a visit to Lee County Speedway
in Donnellson, Iowa, as the Lucas Oil MLRA Series presided over
a $3,000 to win program. Jeremy ran sixth in his heat race and
fourth in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the
40-lap main event in the Hawkeye State.
Over the weekend, the MARS DIRTcar Series and American
Late Model Series (ALMS) co-sanctioned a pair of specials in the
Land of Lincoln. On Friday evening at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer
City, Illinois, Jeremy finished fourth in his heat race prior
to moving up five spots during the $5,000 to win affair on his
way to a respectable eleventh place effort. At Fairbury American
Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois on Saturday, Jeremy won
his heat race, led the first eight circuits of the $10,000 to
win feature, and eventually wound up seventh in the final finishing
order of the 50-lap 'FALS Frenzy.' Complete results from the action-packed
weekend can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com
DERAILS PAYNE AT LAKESIDE...
23, 2016) Jeremy Payne Racing traveled to Lakeside Speedway
in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday evening, April 22 for a visit
by the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). Jeremy Payne
moved up four spots in his heat race to finish fourth and later
grabbed the second transfer spot through his B-Main. After rolling
off from the inside of the eighth row in the $3,000 to win main
event, Jeremy drove up to fifth and had his sights set on a possible
win before an untimely incident and subsequent flat tire derailed
his effort. He wound up retiring after only sixteen circuits in
the 32-lapper and was placed twenty-fifth in the final finishing
order. Full results can be viewed online at www.usmts.com.
COMPETES IN $20K BAD BOY 98
17, 2016) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team continued their
2016 campaign on April 15-16 at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust
Grove, Arkansas, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned
the annual running of the 'Bad Boy 98.' Jeremy laid down the third
quickest lap in Group A during Friday's qualifying session and
later ran second in his loaded heat race behind only prelim winner
Wendell Wallace. After starting the $20,000 to win main event
on Saturday night from the inside of the third row, JP wound up
retiring with overheating problems (while in the fifth position)
in the 98-lap headliner and was paid for eighteenth at the pay
window following the 'Bad Boy 98.' Complete results from Batesville
can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
LM FOR SPRING NATIONALS
10, 2016) The Jeremy Payne Racing (JPR) team rolled into
the immaculate Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on April
8-9 for the annual running of the 'MLRA Spring Nationals.' The
Lucas Oil MLRA Series doubleheader kicked off on Friday night
with a $2,000 to win shootout. Jeremy Payne ran fifth in both
his heat race and his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out
of the 30-lap main event.
At Wheatland on Saturday evening, a $5,000 winner's
check was on the line to close out the 'MLRA Spring Nationals.'
Jeremy finished third in heat race action and later started the
45-lap headliner from the inside of the eighth row. The Springfield,
Missouri native was then able to pick off three competitors during
the caution-free affair en route to a respectable twelfth place
showing. Complete results from the weekend can be viewed online
IN SEASON-OPENING KOA VI
3, 2016) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team lifted the lid
to their 2016 campaign from March 31-April 2 in the 'King of America
VI' at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas. Things kicked off
with a pair of preliminary programs for the United States Modified
Touring Series (USMTS) stars on Thursday and Friday. Jeremy won
his first heat race and finished third in his second prelim on
Thursday night, while he ran tenth and second respectively in
his two heat races on Friday evening.
By virtue of those strong performances, Jeremy racked
up the fourth most points in preliminary action, which automatically
locked him into the outside of the second row for the start of
Saturday's 72-lap headliner. During the course of the 2016 edition
of the 'King of America,' which boasted a whopping $12,000 payday,
JP climbed to as high as third in the running order before eventually
winding up fourth in the final rundown behind only victor Zack
VanderBeek, Johnny Scott, and Rodney Sanders! Complete results
from the action-packed weekend at Humboldt can be accessed online