June 2021

Weiss finishes eighth in Firecracker prelim at Lernerville

Ricky Weiss returned with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series on Thursday afternoon as the series remained on an eastern swing at Lernerville Speedway (Sarver, Pa.) for the 15th annual Firecracker 100 weekend. In a stout field of 53 cars, Weiss posted a fourth-place finish in his heat before grabbing the second-and-final transfer spot in his B-Main. Starting the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature in 22nd, Ricky improved five spots in the 30-lapper to finish 17th. (Howie Balis photo)

For another preliminary feature on Friday evening, Ricky clocked in seventh fastest in his group before placing second in his heat behind Michael Norris. With $6,000 on the line in the feature, Weiss faded one spot to register an eighth-place finish.

With preliminary results determining the starting lineups for heat races on Saturday, Weiss held his spot for all 10 laps of his heat to place third. Starting the $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 in 15th, Ricky clawed forward one spot in the 100-lap affair to record a 14th-place finish.

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

12th-place finish in World of Outlaws stop at Stateline

Ricky Weiss returned with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series on Thursday afternoon as the series headed east to begin a three-race swing at Stateline Speedway (Busti, N.Y.). In a field of 36 cars, Weiss came in fifth in his heat before picking up a 10-lap consolation victory. Starting the opening night feature in 18th, Ricky gained six spots in the 40-lapper to place 12th. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

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

Ricky Weiss scores fourth-place finish in Dream opener

On Wednesday afternoon Ricky Weiss visited the famed Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) to kick off the 27th annual Dirt Late Model Dream week with four nights of racing. With the 74-car field split into two separate groups for a pair of preliminary features, Ricky followed up the sixth fastest time in his group with a 12-lap heat race victory. Earning the third-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Weiss dropped one spot in the 25-lap affair to register a fourth-place finish. He trailed Brandon Overton, Kyle Bronson, and Chad Simpson to the checkers with Chris Ferguson coming in fifth. (Josh James Artwork

With preliminary results on Wednesday night lining him up on the front row of his heat on Thursday afternoon, Ricky faded late in the 15-lapper to record a fifth-place finish. Earning a provisional into the main event, Weiss advanced forward seven spots in the 100-lap affair to finish 12th.

On Friday afternoon for another round of preliminary features, Weiss followed up the sixth fastest time in his group with a third-place finish in his heat race. Pulling off early in the 25-lap A-Main, Ricky was the second retiree of the race on the 10th lap.

Rolling off fifth in his heat race on Saturday evening, Ricky posted a runner-up finish behind Ricky Thornton Jr., which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the $126,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream. Getting caught in a tangle in the first half of the race, Weiss was forced to pull off after a lap-32 melee with another competitor.

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

Top-10 finish in World of Outlaws stop at Plymouth

Competing in a doubleheader weekend in the Hoosier State, Ricky Weiss invaded Circle City Raceway (Indianapolis, Ind.) on Friday evening as World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series made its debut at the brand new facility. After a flat tire in time trials prevented him recording a lap, Weiss secured his spot into the opening night feature with an eight-lap consolation victory. Rolling off 17th, Ricky gained three spots in the 40-lapper to finish 14th. (Rich LaBrier photo)

The following night at Plymouth Speedway (Plymouth, Ind.), Ricky came in fourth in his heat, which positioned him 10th on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Holding his spot for all 40 laps, Weiss posted a 10th-place finish.

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