October 2020

Weiss lands Top-5 finish in Tar Heel 50 at Tri-County

Ricky Weiss was one of 26 Schaeffer’s Fall Nationals series entries on hand at Tri-County Racetrack (Brasstown, N.C.) on Thursday evening for the FK Rod Ends Tar Heel 50. Following the fifth fastest lap in his qualifying group, Ricky picked up a 10-lap heat race victory, locking him into the $10,053-to-win A-Main. Marching forward four spots in the 53-lap affair, Weiss registered a fourth place finish Brandon Overton, Shane Clanton, and Dale McDowell with Donald McIntosh coming in fifth.

The following night at Lavonia Speedway (Lavonia, Ga.) for the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series-sanctioned Buck Simmons Memorial, Weiss locked his spot into the A-Main with the fastest lap overall in a field of 23 cars. With $6,000 on the line, Ricky was involved in tangle on the opening lap that saw him withdraw from competition without completing a circuit. (Richard Barnes photo)

For more results from these events, please visit www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com and www.CarolinaClash.com.

Pair of second place finishes with Southern All Stars at SMS

Friday night found Ricky Weiss in action at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tenn.) for the Southern All Star Series doubleheader. Drawing 34 Late Models for the King of the Mountain Championship, Weiss set a blistering lap in time trials with a 16.269 second lap, which positioned him on the pole for the opening night feature. After leading the first 20 laps, Ricky fell short in a late-race battle with Dale McDowell to finish second behind McDowell with Sam Seawright, Ashton Winger, and Tommy Kerr rounding out the Top-5. (Michael Moats photo)

On Saturday afternoon, Ricky secured his spot into the $7,000-to-win finale with an 8-lap heat race victory. Clawing forward two spots in the 50-lap affair, Weiss notched a runner-up finish behind Dale McDowell with Sam Seawright, Michael Page, and Austin Kirkpatrick completing the Top-5 finishers.

For more results from these events, please visit www.SASDirt.com.

Runner-up finish with World of Outlaws at 411 Motor Speedway

Behind the wheel of his Derrick’s Sandblasting No. 7 Late Model, Ricky Weiss followed the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series to Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) on Friday night for the Mike Duvall Memorial. In a field of 39 cars, Weiss followed up the third fastest time in his qualifying group with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Brandon Overton. Receiving the sixth-starting position for the A-Main via the redraw, Ricky held his spot for all 50 laps to register a sixth place finish.

The following night at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.), Ricky scored a second place finish in his heat, which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win A-Main after the redraw. Marching forward six spots, Weiss reeled in a runner-up finish behind Chris Madden with Brandon Sheppard, Cory Hedgecock, and Ross Bailes rounding out the Top-5. (Michael Moats photo)

Ricky is currently second in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For more results from these events and complete standings, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.