Ricky Weiss Heads to Volusia for DIRTcar Nationals

Ricky Weiss returned to action on Monday night at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) for the 46th annual UMP DIRTcar Nationals. Drawing 43 Super Late Models, Ricky qualified eighth fastest in his qualifying group before registering a 6th place finish in his heat. Transferring into the B-Main for one more shot at the opening night feature, Weiss came up one position short with a 5th place finish.

On Tuesday starting 6th in his heat race, Ricky logged a 5th place finish putting him 3rd on the starting rundown for the B-Main. Transferring the Top 3 into the $7,000-to-win A-Main, Weiss secured his spot with a 2nd place finish behind Kenny Pettyjohn. Rolling off 24th for the feature, Ricky Weiss wheeled his way through the crowd ten positions posting a 14th place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

With continuous rain cancelling both Wednesday and Thursday’s shows, Weiss returned to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Friday for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series sanctioned program. Starting 4th in his heat, Ricky slipped back to a 5th place finish sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 2 to make the feature, Weiss fell short with a 5th place outing.

Wrapping up the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals on Saturday, Weiss logged a 9th place finish in his heat giving him one last shot at the $10,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Slated to start near the tail of the consolation event, Weiss decided to save equipment and called it a night.

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