Hunt, 14, Becomes Youngest USMTS Rookie of the Year LANSING, MN (August 30, 2013) — With three points races remaining in the Hunt for the USMTS Casey's Cup, one title was decided as Trevor Hunt clinched the 2013 United States Modified Touring Series Rookie for the Year Award. At 14 years of age-he won't be 15 until January of next year-Hunt becomes the youngest to win the coveted award in the 15-year history of the series. After taking the lead in the rookie standings on Feb. 23, he led the point's battle after all but three of the 51 events to date. Driving the Eibach Springs equipped #99h, Hunt expanded his advantage in the standings on the strength of four top-10 finishes during the Hunt for the USMTS Casey's Cup. After starting from the pole for the first time this year, Hunt led nine laps and garnered a seventh-place finish to virtually seal the deal on this year's rookie battle.
NASCAR Whelen Modified Series
Brown Closes off Season with Win WINSTON-SALEM, NC (August 29, 2013) — Another season has come to a close at the infamous Madhouse and Tim Brown ended it with a celebration as he and the No. 83 team claimed their fourth victory of the season in the Carolina Farm Credit 150. The 26-car field lined up moments before 9pm for the final start of the 2013 season to stands full of anxious fans. As the field came around to the green flag, Brown, in the Eibach Springs equipped No. 83, drag raced down the straightaway before claiming the lead by lap one. Although competitors threatened to battle Brown on the restarts throughout the race, Brown put his talent on display each and every time as he'd take off with the lead and never look back. As the field approached lap 100 they began to battle with lapped traffic. Although they would see five of the 10 cautions in the closing half of the race, Brown would remain unstoppable and as they crossed the checkered for the final time of the 2013 season he went on to clinch his fourth victory. In 2013, Brown claimed several prestigious awards including fastest lap of the year, most poles of the year, and most laps led all year to go along with his four wins. After Brown's win on Saturday night, he is also now only 2 wins away from claiming the most wins record in the modified division.
Carter Takes Checkered at Boone BOONE, IA (August 24, 2013) — Cayden Carter's Eibach Springs equipped #10 IMCA Modified returned to victory lane at the Boone Speedway in Boone, Iowa. In the 20-lap Modified feature, Carter zipped off to the lead from his pole starting position as soon as the green was shown. Carter took flight on the topside looking very comfortable, while some cars behind him chose the lower route, bouncing through a hole low in corner two. Despite a battle behind him, nothing deterred Carter as he enjoyed his comfortable ride on the rim and scored the easy win. The win marked Carter's first at the track this season.
UMP DIRTcar Summernationals
Babb on Top at Highland for $10,000 Historic Win HIGHLAND, IL (August 25, 2013) — A rare August run on the UMP DIRTcar Summernationals tour gave Shannon Babb and Eibach Springs a historic victory. Sweeping around his fellow-front row starter on the 25th of 40 laps, Babb led the rest of the way in Highland Speedway's richest-ever event to score his 83rd career tour victory, making him the all-time winningest driver on the 28-year-old-tour. Babb switched grooves through the first half of the race to track down the leader. Babb eventually built enough momentum to take the lead for the remaining 16-laps. The victory marked Babb's tenth win in 2013.
Hoosier Outlaw Sprint Series
Swanson Scores Win at M-40 Speedway JONES, MI (August 21, 2013) — On a special Wednesday night Hoosier Outlaw Sprint Series event, Kody Swanson wowed the crowd with a thrilling victory on the ¼ mile M-40 Speedway in Jones, Michigan. Swanson's Eibach Springs equipped #64 paced the field in time trials with a lap of 10.43 seconds. After finishing 3rd in their preliminary heat race, Swanson lined up outside row four in eighth after an invert of the night's fastest qualifiers. At the drop of the green, Swanson began working the outside. By the end of the first circuit, Swanson had worked his way into third. The pressure didn't stop there, as Swanson took the lead in just 48 seconds and before the completion of the 4th lap in the 30-lap feature. The caution flew on lap six, and Swanson began rebuilding his lead on the ensuing restart. By the race's conclusion, Swanson had lapped cars on 20 occasions, including four on lap 29 alone, up to the fourth position, and had amassed a nearly half-lap lead on the runner-up. You can catch the video highlights here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muiF7-uKwUU
National Dirt Racing League (NDRL)
Moyer Rises to the Top at the Knob MARKLEYSBURG, PA (September 2, 2013) — Billy Moyer earned $20,000 in the Let's Get Dirty 75 on the first-year National Dirt Racing League after overtaking the leader with two laps to go on the restart. Moyer notched his 774th career feature victory and second of the weekend following his Lucas Oil Late Model Series triumph at Portsmouth (Ohio) Raceway Park. He has six victories overall in 2013, all of which while equipped with Eibach performance springs.
National Championship Racing Association (NCRA)
Junghan's Wins NCRA at Belleville High Banks BELLEVILLE, KS (September 1, 2013) — Chase Junghan's made the trip to the Belleville High Banks a victorious one as he wired the field in claiming a $2,000 victory for the NCRA event equipped with Eibach Springs. Junghan's started on the pole for the 15-lap feature and outran his fellow front-row starter into turn one to take the lead. He quickly opened up a 10-car length lead after the first lap. Lapped traffic came into play on lap six, allowing the field to close in on his rear bumper. The night's first caution flag waved a lap later, and it was Junghan's who once again took command on the restart. Junghan's cruised to his first tour victory of the season and second of his Dirt Late Model career.
Shute Wins Thrilling All-Star Race at Boone BOONE, IA (September 7, 2013) — Todd Shute won the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational special at Boone Speedway, racing from 14th starting to beat the runner-up by less than a car length in the 30-lapper. The margin was the closest in the history of the event. "This ranks right up there," said Shute, who chooses Eibach Springs for optimal performance. "There weren't any sob sisters in this race. Everybody deserved to be here." The 30 All-Star drivers hailed from a dozen states and Canada. All had sanctioned wins of $1,000 or more in the past year, or 2012 regional or state championships to their credit.
IMCA Hawkeye Dirt Tour
Gustin Tops Hawkeye Dirt Car Field at Farley FARLEY, IA (September 14, 2013) — Richie Gustin celebrated a $2,000 feature win at Farley Speedway. Gustin led the last 28 of 30 laps in topping the Karl Performance Hawkeye Dirt Tour presented by XSAN main event for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, outdistancing the competition in the Yankee Dirt Track Classic dash to the checkers. The pole starter led the first two laps before Gustin pulled alongside and was scored first across the line on the third circuit. As Gustin began putting some distance on his competition, a battle ensued behind him. The only two cautions of the night flew at midway. Gustin resumed his big advantage up front as he led the field to the checkered flag. Gustin's now the HDT career wins leader with six wins.
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