Weiss Crowned 2014 Blaine Brothers Challenge Series Champion

Ricky Weiss and the team concluded their busy stint with Blaine Brothers Challenge Series over the weekend. A tripleheader with the tour kicked off on Thursday night at Norman County Raceway (Ada, Minnesota). Twenty-seven WISSOTA Late Models registered for the event, and a heat race win sent Ricky to the redraw for the main event. After receiving the seventh starting spot for the feature, Weiss raced to a ninth place finish in the final rundown.

Action shifted to Amsoil Speedway (Superior, Wisconsin) on Friday night for a $2,000-to-win race. Twenty-six entries converged on the oval, and Ricky starting his outing by finishing third in the first heat race to lock into the ninth starting position on the feature grid. In the main event Weiss battle his way up to third where he finish behind race winner, Brady Smith, and Jake Redetzke. Don Shaw and Darrell Nelson rounded out the top five finishers.

The series’ season finale was contested on Saturday night at Ogilivie Raceway (Ogilvie, Minnesota). A modest fifteen entries were on hand for the program, which saw Weiss finish third in his heat race after starting fifth. He drew the fourth starting spot for the feature, but ultimately settled to a sixth place finish in the final rundown.

Ricky unofficially clinched his first series championship over John Kaanta, and Jake Redetzke. Full results from the events and the complete series standings are available at www.WISSOTA.org