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Gravel and CJB Charge to Stockton

SPRING BREAK TOUR: Gravel and CJB sail through Thunderbowl Raceway
Another race night lost to Mother Nature; Outlaws back in action at Stockton for St. Patty’s Day 

CARLISLE, PA. - March 12, 2018 - Mother Nature isn’t playing too well with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. A weekend in Texas was washed away and now one of the two scheduled nights of competition at Thunderbowl Raceway near Tulare, Calif. has been lost due to rain.

Racing did commence, however, on Friday, March 9th at the west coast bull ring. David Gravel and the CJB team were looking for their third win at the track in as many years. Car #5 timed in fifth in the second flight of time trailers, sled back one spot on the heat race and started the feature in 13th.

"We just had the same issues that we did on the second night," said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5. “We had to change engines again and that limited us on practice time. In our heat race, our line didn’t get going so that set us back. During the feature, we made contact with another car and had to go to the rear. When you get that far back at Tulare, it just gets hard to try to make any ground up. We finished 19th and that stunk.”

With the second night rain out at Thunderbowl, the series will resume their spring back tour at the Stockton Dirt Track on Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th. Last year, Gravel charged from 7th to 5th in the tour’s lone stop at the 4/10th’s of a mile oval.

“Stockton is a place where they have made some changes,” explained Gravel. “We’ve been there where it’s fast and wet and dry and slick. We’ll see what we get and try our best. If we can just get through hot laps and time trials, we feel like we can do a good job the rest of the night.”

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2018 STATS:

Events: 8     

Quick Times: 0

Wins: 0

Top-5's: 5 

Top-10's: 6

Heat Race Wins: 1

Dash Wins: 0                      

Average Time Trial: 10              

Average A-main finish: 9

Total Laps Led: 0


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CJB Motorsports gets the job done in the pits with Craftsman tools. Craftsman, one of the most enduring names in the tool industry, is a proud partner of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. You can experience the benefits of this legendary brand by joining the Craftsman Club here. CJB Motorsports would like to express their gratitude to Craftsman for supplying the team with dependable tools for their use, night in and night out. 


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CJB Motorsports is a winged, 410 sprint car team that competes across the country with driver David Gravel. Founded in 2005, the Chad and Jenn Clemens owned organization has worked to establish a standard of excellence in short track racing through fielding competitive entries and providing exceptional exposure for marketing partners. The team is based out of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

CJB Motorsports would like to thank all of our loyal sponsors and product manufacturers for their support and great products. Click on the name of the partner below to be taken to their website for more information.

Partners: Mainstream HoldingsBig Game TreestandsMuddyJ.R.C.Transportation Inc.Bairs Tree ServiceNyce, Crete & Landis Block and ConcreteAll Star PerformanceHenry Dunn Insurance, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking

Manufacturers: Astro TitaniumArctic CatATL Fuel CellsBrown & Miller Racing SolutionsButlerbuiltCometic GasketsEnergy ReleaseFastener SpecialtiesFK Rod EndsFactory Kahne ShocksHigh Performance LubricantsHRP WingsKinsler Fuel InjectionKistler EnginesKSE Racing ProductsLincoln WeldersMoose Blocks, Inc.MSD IgnitionOuterwearsSafety-KleanSaldana Racing ProductsSchoenfeld HeadersSchroeder Torsion Bars, SimpsonSweet EngineeringWalker Performance FiltersWeld RacingWilwood BrakesWinters Performance.

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