BREAKING NEWS... SCOTT JAMES AND TEAM 15 HAVE AMICABLY SPLIT FOLLOWING THE 'JACKSON 100' WEEKEND. AN ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING DETAILS ABOUT UPCOMING RACING PLANS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AS THEY ARE FINALIZED!!!

James Enters Jackson 100 Weekend at Brownstown Speedway
(September 25, 2016)
Team 15 drove through the pit gate at the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on September 23-24 for the 37th edition of the 'Jackson 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again presided over the two-day special at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval and 42 competitors signed in to compete for the $20,000 top prize. Scott James laid down the fifteenth quickest lap in Group B during Friday's qualifying session. On Saturday evening, Scott placed eighth in his heat race and seventh in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the night's 100-lap headliner that was eventually won by Scott Bloomquist. Complete results from the 'Jackson 100' weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

Scott James Competes in World 100 Weekend at Eldora
(September 11, 2016)
The #15 team ventured to the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September 8-10 for the 46th Annual 'World 100.' The three-day crown jewel spectacular at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant drew 108 competitors and started with a pair of $10,000 to win Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Scott James unfortunately missed out on the 25-lap feature after running eighth in his heat race and seventh in his B-Main. At the "Big E" on Friday evening, Scott finished fourth in his heat race and twenty-fourth in the 25-lapper after unfortunately losing a bout with the outside retaining wall.

The stakes were significantly heightened on Saturday, as the "Biggest Dirt Race in the World" boasted a whopping $49,000 winner's check and the famed globe trophy. Scott wound up seventh in his stacked heat race and eighteenth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, the Bright, Indiana standout was unable to transfer into the 'World 100,' which was won by Bobby Pierce. Complete results from the extended weekend in the Buckeye State can be located online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

James Solid in Baltes Classic at Famed Eldora Speedway
(September 5, 2016)
Scott James and Team 15 invaded the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Sunday evening, September 4 for the annual running of the 'Baltes Classic.' The American Late Model Series (ALMS) once again presided over the 'World 100' tune-up race and a $3,000 winner's check was up for grabs. Scott timed in twenty-seventh quickest during ALMS qualifying, but later climbed up to third in heat race action. After starting the 25-lap sprint from the outside of the sixth row, the Bright, Indiana standout had moved all the way up to fifth in the running order before right front body damage late in the distance helped drop Scott to ninth in the final finishing order. Full results from last night at the "Big E" can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

Scott James Battles LOLMDS Foes at Nearby Lawrenceburg
(August 28, 2016)
Team 15 and driver Scott James rolled into the nearby Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Indiana on Saturday evening, August 27 for the 'Whiskey City 60.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again sanctioned the single-day affair, which boasted a $12,000 payday. Scott timed in thirteenth fastest in Group A during the qualifying session and later placed sixth in his stacked heat race. The Bright, Indiana ace was then battling for a coveted transfer spot through his consolation event when a broken axle relegated him to an eighth place finish and kept him out of the 60-lap headliner. Complete results from last night at Lawrenceburg Speedway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

James and Team 15 Back in Action in Huge Weekend at Florence
(August 14, 2016)
Scott James and Team 15 traveled to the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 11-13 for both the rain-postponed 'Ralph Latham Memorial' and the 34th Annual 'North/South 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the huge three-day weekend in the Cincinnati-area, as a whopping $80,000 in first place prize money was up for grabs. On Thursday night, Scott timed in twentieth fastest in Group B during qualifying for the 'Ralph Latham Memorial' and later placed eighth in his loaded heat race and thirteenth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Scott was unable to transfer into the $30,000 to win headliner, which was won by Scott Bloomquist.

At Florence on Friday evening, a double set of heat races were held to kick off the 'North/South 100' portion of the weekend. Scott unfortunately suffered problems in both prelims and finished eleventh in his respective heat races. The Bright, Indiana star scratched from the remainder of the weekend and therefore missed out on Saturday's $50,000 to win 'North/South 100.' Complete results from the long weekend at Florence can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

Scott James Thrills Fans with Last Lap Pass for Crate Win!!!
(July 24, 2016)
The "Silver Shark" Scott James picked up his fourth checkered flag of the 2016 racing season in thrilling fashion on Saturday night, July 23 at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky! Behind the wheel of his New Era Recycling #21 Crate Late Model, Scott ran second in his heat race prior to passing leader John Gill on the final turn to claim the $1,000 payday! In Super Late Model competition in his Team 15 ride, Scott was up to fifth in the $1,200 to win feature event before overheating issues relegated him to a disappointing fourteenth place performance. Complete results from last night at Florence can be viewed online at www.florencespeedway.com. (Dirtstar Photo)

James Solid in Super and Crate Late Model at Florence
(July 17, 2016)
Scott James entered both a Super Late Model and a Crate Late Model in a regular weekly program on Saturday evening, July 16 at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. Behind the wheel of the Gary Engle and Kevin Ison-owned #15 machine, Scott ran fourth in his heat race and was later up to third in the $1,200 to win headliner before a spiked water temperature reading forced him to head pitside to the attention of his crew. The Bright, Indiana ace rallied back through the pack during the remainder of the 30-lapper to salvage a sixth place effort. In Crate Late Model action, Scott finished third in both his heat race and the $500 to win feature event. Complete results from last night at Florence can be viewed online at www.florencespeedway.com.

Scott James on Podium in Holiday Weekend Events!
(July 3, 2016)
The Gary Engle and Kevin Ison-owned #15 team traveled to Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio and Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Indiana over the July 1-2 weekend for a pair of $1,500 to win, unsanctioned programs. Scott James put forth a similar showing at both ovals, as he ran second in his heat race on each occasion prior to knocking down a third place podium performance in each Super Late Model main event. At Moler, Scott crossed underneath the checkers behind winner Duane Chamberlain and runner-up Chad Stapleton, while he trailed only victor Robby Hensley and runner-up Wayne Chinn at Lawrenceburg. Complete results from both venues can be accessed online at www.molerracewaypark.com and www.lawrenceburgspeedway.com.

James Battles for Lead in Ironman Classic Before Wreck...
(June 26, 2016)
Scott James and Team 15 invaded Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky on Saturday evening, June 25 for the annual running of the 'Ironman Classic,' which was sanctioned by the Southern Nationals Bonus Series. Scott qualified sixth quickest in his group during time trials prior to scoring a triumph in his loaded heat race. After starting the $10,050 to win main event from the outside of the second row, Scott advanced up to second and battled for the lead before unfortunately getting caught up in an incident with Jackie Boggs and Jason Jameson. The Bright, Indiana standout suffered heavy damage to his #15 mount and was forced to retire from the 60-lapper in the sixteenth position. Full results from the 'Ironman Classic' can be located online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.

Team 15 Invades Eldora Speedway for $100k Dream XXII
(June 12, 2016)
Team 15 made the trek to the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on June 9-11 for the 22nd edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Things got underway at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Scott James grabbed the fifth and final transfer spot through his heat race and later wound up twenty-first in the final rundown of the $5,000 to win feature event. In Friday's $10,000 to win show, Scott unfortunately was not able to transfer into the 25-lap sprint after finishing seventh in his heat race and sixth in his B-Main.

When Saturday evening rolled around at the "Big E," all eyes were fixated on the whopping $100,000 winner's check. Scott placed sixth in his loaded heat race, but unfortunately suffered problems early in the B-Main and finished twenty-fourth. The Bright, Indiana standout was not able to advance into the 100-lap headliner, which was won by Dennis Erb, Jr. Complete results from the Buckeye State can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

James Captures Third Straight Florence Win; Strong at Eldora!
(May 30, 2016)
Following the disappointment of not transferring into the $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series feature event on Friday night at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio, Scott James turned his fortunes around in a huge way on Saturday evening, May 28 by recording his third straight victory at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky! Scott moved past five competitors during his heat race to finish fourth and later started the 30-lap headliner from the outside of the second row. The Bright, Indiana ace then grabbed the point near the halfway mark of the weekly Super Late Model main event and raced to the $1,200 triumph over Nick Latham, John Whitney, Robby Hensley, and Bill Blair, Jr.!

The huge Memorial Day holiday weekend then wrapped up on Sunday, May 29 at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The American Late Model Series (ALMS) presided over the annual 'Johnny Appleseed Classic,' which paid $2,000 to the winner. After posting the quickest lap in his group during qualifying, Scott unfortunately suffered a flat tire in heat race action, but regrouped to earn the second transfer spot through the B-Main. The popular driver known as the "Silver Shark" then blasted past thirteen competitors during the 25-lap sprint to earn a strong fourth place performance behind only victor Matt Miller, Jeff Babcock, and Joe Godsey. Full results from all three weekend races can be found online at www.woolms.com, www.florencespeedway.com, and www.eldoraspeedway.com.

Scott James Wins Again at Florence to Pocket $1,200!
(May 22, 2016)
Scott James and the Gary Engle and Kevin Ison-owned #15 team celebrated in victory lane at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky for the second time in 2016 on Saturday night, May 21! Scott won his heat race from the pole position and later started the 30-lap headliner from the inside of the fourth row. The Bright, Indiana standout then inherited the point on lap seventeen and led the remainder of the distance on his way to pocketing the $1,200 payday over Duane Chamberlain, Cody Mahoney, Adam Bowman, and Dustin Nobbe! Complete results from last night at Florence Speedway can be accessed online at www.florencespeedway.com.

James In Action in Inaugural $50k Buckeye Nationals
(May 15, 2016)
The Gary Engle and Kevin Ison-owned #15 team trekked to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on May 13-14 for the inaugural running of the 'Buckeye Nationals.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the two-day extravaganza, which boasted a whopping $50,000 payday and drew a stellar field of 49 entrants. Scott James posted the eleventh quickest lap in Group A during Friday's qualifying session prior to running sixth in his stacked heat race. On Saturday evening, Scott finished seventh in his consolation race and sixth in the $3,000 to win Non-Qualifiers Race. Full results from the 'Buckeye Nationals' weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

Scott James Dominates Florence Speedway for First 2016 Win!
(May 8, 2016)
A night after front end suspension issues cost him a chance of advancing into a $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series feature event at Ponderosa (KY) Speedway, Scott James and the #15 team went to work and rebounded in a big way on Saturday evening, May 7 by picking up their first feature win of 2016 at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky! Scott won his heat race from the tail and later started the 30-lap weekly Super Late Model feature event from the pole position. After leading each and every circuit, Scott celebrated in victory lane and recorded the $1,200 windfall over Jesse Lay, Ethan Burgess, Robby Hensley, and John Whitney! Full results from the Cincinnati-area venue can be obtained by clicking on www.florencespeedway.com.

James Suffers Power Steering Problems at Ponderosa...
(May 1, 2016)
Scott James and the #15 team were in the Commonwealth of Kentucky on April 29-30 for a pair of Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals Series stops at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky and Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. On Friday night at "The Pond," Scott laid down the fourth quickest time in his group during the qualifying session, which locked him into the outside of the fourth row for the start of the $4,000 to win headliner. While running sixth early in the attrition-filled 40-lapper, Scott broke a power steering line and was forced to retire in the twenty-first position. Saturday's $5,000 to win shootout at Florence was then won by Mother Nature. Full results from Ponderosa can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.

 

 

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