Quincy, Illinois (08/24/11) –12 year-old, Jake Griffin took his winning ways into battle over the weekend and claimed his third win in as many weeks in ULMA Late Model Series action.
Friday night was another solid outing for Jake Griffin Motorsports as the team entered a Weekly Racing Series Event at Callaway Raceway (Fulton, Missouri). In the UMP Open Wheel Modified division a field of 20 cars was on hand, and Jake raced to a fourth place in the feature event.
In the ULMA Late Model division Griffin would power his #08 Bob Pierce Late Model to another great finish as he recorded a third place finish in the feature, which helped pad his point’s advantage. Full results are available at www.CallawayRaceways.com.
Jake’s great second half of the 2011 season continued on Saturday night as he traveled to Scotland County Speedway (Memphis, Missouri), where he scored his sixth ULMA Late Model Series win of the 2011 season! He claimed the win from the second starting spot, and it came over Justin Jennings, Dick Weber, Danny Lorton, and Vance Wilson.
It would also prove to be a good night in the UMP Open Wheel Modified as he scored a fourth place finish in the feature behind race winner, Michael Long, Mark Burgtorf, and Steven Delonjay. For full results please visit www.ScotlandCountySpeedway.com.
On Sunday night Griffin entered a UMP Open Wheel Modified Weekly Racing Series Event at Quincy Raceway (Quincy, Illinois). With 16 cars entered, Jake finished second in his heat race before racing his way to a sixth place finish in the feature event behind race winner, Michael Long, Shawn DeLonjay, Mark Burgtorf, Jared Schlipman, and Shawn Deering. Full results are available at www.QuincyRaceways.com.
The latest ULMA Late Model Series standings have been released and Jake is still the leader with Jason Bodenhammer, Steve Clancy, Tommy Cordray, and Brett Wood rounding out the top five. For full standings, please visit www.ULMARacing.com .
In addition, Griffin also continues to lead the ULMA standings at Callaway Raceway (Fulton, Missouri) and Scotland County Speedway (Memphis, Missouri) as well as the Rookie of the Year standings at each facility.
In the UMP Open Wheel Modified division, Jake is currently 79th out of over 1,900 competitors and is 6th in the UMP Missouri Championship Region.
The upcoming weekend, August 25th-27th, will see the team return to Callaway Raceway on Friday night before traveling to Scotland County Speedway on Saturday night, and then closing out the weekend on Sunday night at Quincy Raceway. For more information on the events, please visit www.CallawayRaceways.com, www.ScotlandCountySpeedway.com, and www.QuincyRaceways.com .
Jake Griffin Racing would to like to thank all of their sponsors including AMP Energy Drink, Crawdad’s Classics Gourmet Hot Sauce, Pepsi Refreshment Services, Triple R Machine Shop, Microtel Inns & Suites, Simmetry Communications, Bob Pierce Race Cars, Kelly’s Restaurant, Powder Coat Plus, Wilco Fast Breaks, Green Smart Builders, and Outdoor Power Inc.
For more information on Jake Griffin Racing, please visit www.JakeGriffin.net .