May 2021

Second-place finish in Johnny Appleseed Classic at Eldora

Ricky Weiss kicked off his Memorial Day weekend on Sunday afternoon at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) for the Johnny Appleseed Classic. Drawing 28 Sunoco American Late Model Series (ALMS) entries, Weiss timed in 13th fastest overall before picking up a heat race victory. After leading laps 5-17, Ricky relinquished the top spot to Darrell Lanigan. He went on to place second behind Lanigan with Scott James, Freddie Carpenter, and Devin Moran rounding out the Top-5.

On Monday evening at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) for the ninth annual Scott Sexton Memorial, Weiss secured his spot into the $10,052-to-win Spring Nationals finale with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Dale McDowell. Improving one spot in the 52-lap affair, Ricky recorded a seventh-place finish.

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

Weiss records seventh-place finish at Port Royal

Following the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series to the Keystone State, Ricky Weiss traveled to Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pa.) on Friday to kick off the doubleheader weekend with the Huey Wilcoxon Memorial. In a field of 43 cars, Weiss locked his spot into the redraw with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Chris Madden. With $10,000 on the line, Ricky dropped two spots in the 40-lapper to register a seventh-place finish. (Rick Neff photo)

On Saturday afternoon for the Billy Vacek Memorial, Ricky scored a third-place finish in his heat, which positioned him 12th on the starting grid for the $15,000-to-win A-Main. Holding his spot for the entire distance of the 50-lapper, Weiss recorded a 12th-place outing.

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

Pair of 14th-place finishes in Dairyland Showdown

On Friday afternoon, Ricky Weiss was one of 38 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries on hand at Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wis.) for the two-day Dairyland Showdown. Following a sixth-place finish in his heat race, Weiss came in fifth in his B-Main, forcing him to rely on a provisional into the opening night feature. Improving nine spots in the 40-lap affair, Ricky recorded a 14th-place finish.

The following night, Ricky followed up the seventh fastest time in his group with a seventh-place finish in his heat. Jumping up two spots in his B-Main to place third, Weiss locked into the 21st-starting position for the $22,500-to-win finale. Passing seven cars in the 60-lapper, Ricky posted a 14th-place outing.

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

Fifth-place finish in Hawkeye 100 at Boone

Friday night found Ricky Weiss in action at Boone Speedway (Boone, Iowa) for the two-day Hawkeye 100. Drawing 24 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries for a pair of preliminary features, Ricky posted the 19th fastest time overall in qualifying, which positioned him 19th on the starting grid for the $3,000-to-win preliminary feature. Losing one spot in the 25-lap affair, Weiss logged a 20th-place outing. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

Earning the 20th-starting position for the second preliminary feature, Ricky passed 10 cars to finish 10th.

On Saturday with qualifying times and heat results setting the grid for the $30,000-to-win Hawkeye 100, Weiss scored a third-place finish in his heat. With the field utilizing a three-wide start, Ricky gained four spots in the 100-lapper to register a fifth-place finish. He trailed Bobby Pierce, Shannon Babb, Brandon Sheppard, and Billy Moyer to the checkers.

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