September 2020

Weiss loses motor while battling for Intercontinental Classic win at Eldora

With the 50th annual World 100 getting shifted to 2021, Ricky Weiss was one of 48 Late Models invited to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) on Thursday afternoon to kick off the Intercontinental Classic. After laying down the fourth fastest lap overall in time trials, Weiss outran Jimmy Owens in his heat race to pick up the 10-lap victory. Earning the second-starting position for the $10,000-to-win preliminary feature, Ricky dropped one spot in the 30-lapper to place third behind Josh Richards and Brandon Overton with Tim McCreadie and Chase Junghans rounding out the Top-5. (Zach Yost photos)

The following night for another $10,000-to-win preliminary feature, Weiss posted a runner-up finish in his heat behind Shannon Babb, which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the A-Main. Dropping six spots in the 30-lap affair, Ricky logged a 14th place outing.

With preliminary results from Thursday and Friday setting the grid for the heat races on Saturday, Ricky gained two spots in the 15-lapper to finish behind Dale McDowell. Starting the $50,000-to-win Intercontinental Classic in fifth, Weiss suffered a blown motor on lap 55 while battling for the lead that brought an immediate end to his evening. He was credited with a 19th place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit

Pair of Top-5 finishes with World of Outlaws in South Carolina

Ricky Weiss followed the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series to Lavonia Speedway (Lavonia, Ga.) on Friday afternoon for the Charlie Size Memorial. In a field of 27 cars, Weiss laid down the fifth fastest lap in his time trial group before placing second in his heat behind Brandon Overton. Receiving the third-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main via the redraw, Ricky dropped outside the Top-5 early but rebounded late in the race to finish fourth behind Brandon Overton, Dennis Erb Jr., and Chase Junghans with Zack Mitchell coming in fifth.

The following night at Lancaster Speedway (Lancaster, S.C.) for another $10,000 prize, Ricky jumped up two spots in his heat race to place second behind Darrell Lanigan. Starting the feature in second, Weiss held his starting spot for the entire distance to register a runner-up finish behind Brandon Overton with Ross Bailes, Brandon Sheppard, and Dennis Erb Jr. completing the Top-5 finishers. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

Ricky sits in 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