Pilots #1j Car to Celebrate Bubby's HoF Induction!
12, 2018) Lawrenceburg,
Indiana ace Scott James found himself in the pit area at the venerable
Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 8-11 for a huge stretch
of racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Driving a #1j
throwback scheme dedicated to his Hall of Fame father Bubby James,
Scott unfortunately was not able to transfer into the $12,000 to
win 'Ralph Latham Memorial' on Wednesday, the $10,000 to win 'North/South
Shootout' on Thursday, and the $50,000 to win 'North/South 100'
over the weekend. You can view full results from all three lucrative
races at the Cincinnati-area speedplant by pointing your web browser
Shark to Drive
Bubby James Throwback Scheme in N/S 100!
7, 2018) The
"Silver Shark" Scott James will pay homage to his father
Bubby James when he takes to the track this week at Florence Speedway
in Union, Kentucky. Scott will pilot a Dolhun Motorsports entry
decked out in a special #1j throwback scheme from Bubby James' 1981
ride. Bubby will be inducted into the National Dirt Late Model Hall
of Fame for Lifetime Achievement on Saturday prior to the $50,000
to win 'North/South 100,' which will cap off a hectic four-day week
at the Cincinnati-area speedplant. Special commemorative t-shirts
(white & charcoal gray) will also be available for purchase
in all adult sizes and will start at $25.00. ALL (100%)
of the proceeds from the shirts will go directly to the National
Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame!!!
Back Behind Wheel of Late Model at Brownstown
5, 2018) Scott
James and the Dolhun Motorsports team were back in Super Late Model
competition on Saturday evening, August 4 at the legendary Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. The MARS Racing Series sanctioned
the annual 'Hall of Fame Classic' and a $10,000 payday was on the
line. Scott suffered mechanical problems during qualifying and did
not record an official time. Following a fourth place run in his
heat race, Scott rolled off from the outside of the sixth row in
the 50-lap main event. Unfortunately, the Lawrenceburg, Indiana
ace clipped a utility tire and retired after only 15 circuits due
to front end damage to place twenty-first in the final finishing
order. Full results from last night at Brownstown can be accessed
online at www.marsracingseries.com.
Misses Out on Prairie Dirt Classic...
29, 2018) Next
up for Scott James and the #18x Open Wheel Modified team was a visit
to Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois on July
27-28 for the 29th edition of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic.' On Friday
evening during preliminary action at the 1/4-mile bullring, Scott
was not able to qualify well, but later drove past a few cars in
the $500 to win qualifying feature to secure a twelfth place performance.
Scott then blasted towards the front in Saturday's consolation race
and was battling for a coveted transfer spot until winding up fourth
in the B-Main. Unfortunately, that was only a couple of positions
away from earning a spot into the $5,000 to win headliner. Complete
results from the action-packed weekend at FALS can be viewed online
Lands Trio of Top Five Finishes in Modified Action!
23, 2018) Scott
James was once again behind the wheel of Josh Walker's #18x Open
Wheel Modified in a trio of events in the states of Kentucky and
Indiana from July 20-22. The American Modified Series (AMS) presided
over a pair of specials at Cedar Ridge Speedway in Morgantown, Kentucky.
On Friday night in the $2,000 to win opener, Scott ran third in
his heat race and later passed six competitors during the A-Main
en route to a sterling third place podium effort behind only victor
Josh Harris and runner-up Kenny Wallace. At Cedar Ridge on Saturday
evening in a $3,000 to win throwdown, Scott won his heat race in
preliminary action prior to driving to a fourth place performance
in the 30-lapper.
The tripleheader then wrapped up on Sunday at the
nearby Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. In a weekly
Modified event, Scott won his heat race once again and later rolled
off from the outside of the second row in the feature. The popular
driver known as "The Silver Shark" then blasted past a
pair of racecars during the headliner to secure an impressive runner-up
showing at his hometown racetrack behind only race winner Matt Hamilton!
Complete results from all three races can be found online at www.americanmodifiedseries.com
to Fourth in AMS Show at Brownstown!
15, 2018) "The
Silver Shark" Scott James once again wheeled Josh Walker's
#18x Open Wheel Modified on Saturday night, July 14 at the legendary
Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. The American Modified
Series (AMS) invaded the 1/4-mile Jackson County Fairgrounds oval
to preside over a $2,000 to win special. Scott stopped the clock
sixth fastest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to
running third in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside
of the sixth row in the 30-lap main event, Scott streaked all the
way up to third in the running order before winding up fourth at
the checkered flag behind only victor Tyler Nicely, Trent Young,
and Adam Stricker! Complete results from last night at Brownstown
Speedway can be viewed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Wins Heat Race in Merrill Downey Memorial!
8, 2018) With
engine problems sidelining his Super Late Model efforts, Scott James
jumped behind the wheel of Josh Walker's #18x Open Wheel Modified
on Saturday evening, July 7 at the nearby Lawrenceburg Speedway
in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The annual running of the 'Merrill Downey
Memorial' was held last night and 66 entrants packed the pit area
to vie for the $4,444 top prize. Scott knocked down the sixth fastest
lap in his group during qualifying prior to scoring the victory
in heat race action. After running fifth in the fast dash, Scott
unfortunately suffered power steering problems during the 44-lap
headliner and was forced to retire his Lightning Chassis ride in
the twenty-third position. Full results from Lawrenceburg Speedway
can be viewed online at www.lawrenceburgspeedway.com.
at 201 Speedway; Suffers Engine Woes at Florence
1, 2018) Scott
James and the Dolhun Motorsports team started the June 29-30 weekend
on Friday night at 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky. Scott timed
in fifth fastest in his group during Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship
Series qualifying before running third in his heat race. After starting
ninth on the grid in the $10,000 to win 'Paul H. Salyer Memorial,'
Scott pitted during the 50-lapper to get a new tire and returned
to the track to salvage a twelfth place showing. On Saturday evening
at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky, Scott unfortunately lost
a motor during his heat race and was forced to scratch from the
$2,000 to win headliner. Complete results from both races can be
found online at www.201speedway.net
Makes Season Debut in Iron-Man Visit to Florence!
24, 2018) The
Dolhun Motorsports team and driver Scott James finally lifted the
lid to their 2018 campaign on Saturday evening, June 23 at Florence
Speedway in Union, Kentucky. The Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship
Series paid a visit to the undersized, 1/2-mile oval to preside
over a $5,000 to win program. Scott, who is feeling much better
following more surgical work on his knee, stopped the clock third
quickest during the qualifying session and later finished second
in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the third
row in the 50-lap headliner, Scott was working on Devin Gilpin for
the third position when suspension issues raised their ugly head.
The Lawrenceburg, Indiana native wound up retiring early from the
race and was paid for a sixteenth place performance in his season
opener. Complete results from Florence can be found online at www.florencespeedway.com.
James to Undergo
Fifth Knee Surgery; Out Until June...
3, 2018) Scott
James announced today that he will be forced to undergo a partial
knee replacement surgery shortly, which will put the Lawrenceburg,
Indiana native out of racing action until probably June. Scott,
who underwent a pair of procedures on the same knee last year, felt
a pop in his knee while at work and it was determined at a recent
doctor visit that another surgery would be needed. As of now, Scott
is looking to return to competition on Saturday, June 23 in a $5,000
to win show at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. More information
will be posted on the website as it becomes available!