2021 News

Eighth-place finish in Peach State Classic finale at Senoia

Ricky Weiss was one of 65 Late Models entered at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) on Friday afternoon to kick off the inaugural Peach State Classic. With a second-place finish in his heat race lining him up ninth on the starting grid for the preliminary feature, Weiss fell one spot in the 25-lapper to finish 10th.  (Richard Barnes photo)

The following night, Ricky came in second-fastest in his time trial group before placing second in his heat race. Earning the ninth-starting position for the $52,052-to-win Peach State Classic, Weiss clawed forward one position in the 75-lap affair to register an eighth-place finish.

For more results from this event, please visit www.SenoiaRaceway1969.com.

Top-5 finish in World Finals at Charlotte; finishes fifth in WoO point standings

To wrap up the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series campaign, Ricky Weiss invaded the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, N.C.) on Friday afternoon for the NGK NTK World Finals. With 48 Late Models on hand, Weiss followed up the second-fastest time in his group with a heat race win. Receiving the pole position for the A-Main via the redraw, Ricky dropped four spots in the 40-lap affair to register a fifth-place finish. He followed Jonathan Davenport, Brandon Sheppard, Dennis Erb Jr., and Tyler Erb across the line. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

For another $12,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday, Ricky’s second-place finish in his heat race positioned him seventh on the starting grid for the finale. Losing two spots in the 40-lapper, Weiss recorded a ninth-place finish.

Ricky finished in fifth in the final World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For more results from this event, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

Last-minute plans result in third-place finish at Senoia Raceway

Saturday night found Ricky Weiss in action at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) for the Southern All Star Series-sanctioned Hence and Reba Pollard Memorial. In a field of 37 cars, Weiss followed up the second-fastest time in his group with a 10-lap heat race victory. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in fourth, Ricky clawed frowad one spot in the 52-lap affair to register a third-place finish. He trailed Ashton Winger and Brandon Overton across the line with Austin Horton and Shane Clanton rounding out the Top-5.

For more results from this event, please visit www.SASDirt.com.

Podium finish in FloRacing stop at Bulls Gap

Ricky Weiss returned with the Castrol FloRacing Night in America mini-series on Wednesday evening at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tenn.) for the $10,000 prize. With 28 Late Models entered, Weiss outdueled polesitter Mack McCarter in his heat race to pick up the win. Rolling off third for the main event, Ricky faded outside the top-five early but a late-race charge in the 40-lapper resulted in a third-place finish. He followed Jonathan Davenport and Kyle Larson across the line with Hudson O’Neal and Cory Hedgecock rounding out the Top-5. (Josh James Artwork)

For more results from this event, please visit www.FloRacing.com.

Ricky Weiss scores Top-10 finish at 411

On Tuesday afternoon, Ricky Weiss made a mid-week trip to 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) to compete in the sixth round of the rain-plagued Castrol FloRacing Night in America mini-series. In a field of 26 cars, Ricky’s second-place finish in his heat race positioned him sixth on the starting grid for the $20,000-to-win A-Main. Dropping two positions in the 50-lap affair, Weiss recorded an eighth-place finish. (Josh James Artwork)

For more results from this event, please visit www.FloRacing.com.

Sixth-place finish in Butterball Wooldridge Memorial at Richmond

Ricky Weiss was one of 28 Ultimate Heart of America Series entries on hand at Richmond Raceway (Richmond, Ky.) on Friday afternoon for the two-day Butterball Wooldridge Memorial. After his time trial effort relegated him into the B-Main on Saturday, Weiss streaked to a consolation victory, locking his spot into the show.

Rolling off 17th for the $20,059-to-win A-Main, Ricky advanced through the field 11 spots in the 59-lapper to register a sixth-place finish.

For more results from this event, please visit www.UltimateSupers.com.

Top-5 finish with World of Outlaws Senoia

Picking back up with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, Ricky Weiss invaded Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) on Friday afternoon for the Mike Duvall Memorial. Forcing to take a provisional into the opening night feature after coming short of a transfer spot in preliminary action, Weiss improved four spots to place 17th. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

The following night at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.), Ricky timed in eighth fastest in his group before placing third in his heat. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in 11th, Weiss advanced forward six spots in the 40-lapper to register a fifth-place finish. He trailed Ashton Winger, Chris Madden, Mark Whitener, and Tyler Bruening across the line.

Ricky sits in fifth in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

Mechanical issues surface in SAS event at Smoky Mountain

Saturday night found Ricky Weiss in action at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tenn.) for the Southern All Star Series-sanctioned King of the Mountain. With his qualifying effort placing him on the pole for the $7,500-to-win A-Main, Weiss suffered mechanical issues on lap 26 while running in fifth that ended his night immediately. He was credited with a 14th-place finish. (Michael Moats photos)

For more results from this event, please visit www.SASDirt.com.

Weiss races to third-place finish in Knoxville Nationals finale

Ricky Weiss piloted his Drydene Performance Products No. 7 J&C Properties / G-Style Transport/ Sniper Chassis / Vic Hill Racing Engine Super Late Model to a podium finish in Saturday night’s $50,000-to-win finale for the 17th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals. (Heath Lawson photo)

“We were just trying to maintain early (in Saturday’s finale), and I was trying to take care of my tires. There in the feature I really got rolling in the middle, but I was sliding a little more than some of those other guys, and that might’ve sealed my tires up a bit,” Weiss said. “It’s an honor to be battling for crown jewel wins with guys like Mikey (Marlar) and Tim (McCreadie). I’m so proud of our team for how hard everyone has been working. To roll across those scales tonight after finishing third and to see everyone smiling is just great. From Drydene to G-Style Transport, everybody has been so supportive of us as we develop this new car, and it really means a lot to our team.”

Thursday night found Ricky Weiss in action at Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa) for the 17th annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Brandt. Drawing 48 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) competitors, Ricky followed up the sixth fastest lap in his qualifying group with a 10-lap heat victory.

Starting on the pole for the $7,000-to-win preliminary feature, Weiss slipped three spots in the 25-lapper to place fourth. He trailed Tyler Erb, Jonathan Davenport, and Kyle Larson to the checkers with Kyle Strickler coming in fifth.

On Friday for another round of preliminary action, Weiss ran into mechanical issues in his heat race, which sidelined him for the rest of the night.

With his fourth-place finish on Thursday locking him into the sixth-starting position for Saturday night’s $50,000-to-win Knoxville Nationals, Ricky improved three spots in the 100-lap affair to register a third-place finish. He followed Mike Marlar and Tim McCreadie across the line with Earl Pearson Jr. and Brandon Sheppard rounding out the Top-5.

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

Ricky Weiss notches seventh-place finish in World 100 prelim

Ricky Weiss made the trek to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) on Wednesday afternoon to compete in preliminary action for the 51st annual World 100. With the stout field of 80 cars divided into two groups, Weiss ran into issues in his time trial session but rebounded to score a third-place finish in his heat. Starting the feature in 12th, Ricky dropped two spots to finish 15th. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

On Thursday afternoon, Ricky came in fourth in his heat race before retiring early from his B-Main after tagging the turn two wall.

For another round of preliminary features on Friday as the 50th annual World 100 kicked off, Weiss followed up the 14th fastest qualifying time in his group with a heat race win. With $10,000 on the line, Ricky recorded a seventh-place finish in the 25-lapper.

Rolling off on the front row of his heat race on Saturday evening, Ricky scored a second-place finish, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the $53,000-to-win World 100. Pulling off early in the 100-lap affair, Weiss retired on the 45th circuit.

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