Casebolt's Win Total Bumped to Seven Over Weekend!
15, 2019) Richmond, Indiana ace Steve Casebolt swept the
September 13-14 weekend in the Buckeye State of Ohio to bump his
2019 win total to seven! On Friday night at Moler Raceway Park in
Williamsburg, Ohio, Steve won his heat race in preliminary action
and later led the last ten or so laps of the 25-lap weekly Super
Late Model headliner to pocket the $1,500 top prize over Robby Hensley,
Duane Chamberlain, John Whitney, Jr., and Pete Crum. At Atomic Speedway
in Alma, Ohio on Saturday, the 'Dean Knittel Memorial' was on tap
and a solid regional field piled in the pit area for the unsanctioned
contest. Steve once again picked up a heat race triumph and grabbed
the point late in the 25-lap feature to score the $3,554 payday
ahead of Delmas Conley, Jared Hawkins, Jackie Boggs, and Audie Swartz.
Full results from the weekend sweep can be viewed online at www.thenewmrp.com
Forward in Friday's $10k World 100 Prelim
8, 2019) The #c9 team invaded the hallowed ground of Eldora
Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 5-7 for the 49th edition
of the fabled 'World 100.' The three-day crown jewel extravaganza
in the Buckeye State started with a pair of $10,000 to win Twin
25 preliminary programs. On Thursday evening in the weekend lid
lifter, Steve Casebolt wound up twelfth in his heat race and ninth
in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the 25-lap sprint.
At the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant on Friday night, Steve grabbed
the fifth and final transfer spot through his heat race and later
advanced past six competitors during the 25-lapper en route to a
respectable thirteenth place showing.
A whopping $52,000 top prize was then up for grabs
at the "Big E" on Saturday, as a record crowd gathered
to witness the culmination of the annual 'World 100.' Steve placed
sixth in his stacked heat race and eleventh in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
the Richmond, Indiana ace was unable to transfer into the 100-lap
headliner that was ultimately won by Jonathan Davenport. Complete
results from the action-packed weekend can be viewed by clicking
(Todd Healy Photo)
Sixth at Portsmouth; Tenth in Baltes Classic
(September 2, 2019) The c9 Enterprises team found
themselves at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio and Eldora
Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from August 31-September 1. On Saturday
evening at PRP in the annual 'Bob Miller Memorial,' which was sanctioned
by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Steve Casebolt ran second
in his loaded heat race and was battling for the runner-up spot
in the $12,000 to win feature event when he slipped high and fell
back to a solid sixth place performance in the 50-lap affair. At
Eldora on Sunday night in the $5,000 to win 'Baltes Classic,' Steve
timed in fourth quickest in his group during qualifying, finished
second in his heat race, and later wound up tenth in the final finishing
order of the 30-lap sprint. Complete results from both Labor Day
weekend races can be obtained online at www.lucasdirt.com
to Eighth in Dirt Million Weekend Opener
25, 2019) The Mansfield Motor Speedway was the epicenter
of the Dirt Late Model world on August 22-24, as the Mansfield,
Ohio speedplant played host to the 2nd edition of the 'Dirt Million.'
The crown jewel showdown in the Buckeye State was once again sanctioned
by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and got underway with a
pair of $10,000 to win duels. Steve Casebolt advanced to eighth
in Thursday's 30-lap opener, while he wound up twelfth in the final
finishing order of Friday night's 30-lapper. The Richmond, Indiana
ace then grabbed the second transfer spot through his loaded heat
race on Saturday evening to earn the rights to the outside of the
ninth row for the start of the 100-lap 'Dirt Million,' which carried
a whopping $101,626 top prize. Steve fought hard to move forward
on the mostly one-groove racing surface in the headliner and eventually
crossed underneath the checkered flag in the seventeenth position.
Full results from the lucrative 'Dirt Million' weekend can be viewed
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Sweeps Southern Ohio Specials for Over $12,000!
18, 2019) Steve Casebolt and his #c9 team swept a pair
of long-running unsanctioned special events in southern Ohio on
August 16-17 to collect over $12,000 in weekend earnings! On Friday
night at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio, Steve qualified
fourth quickest in time trials for the 'Ike Moler Memorial' and
later placed third in the fast dash. After starting the 50-lapper
from the inside of the second row, Steve took the lead for good
shortly before the halfway mark and led the remainder of the distance
to pocket the $5,000 paycheck over R.J. Conley, Devin Gilpin, Josh
Rice, and K.C. Burdette!
At Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on
Saturday evening, the 25th and final 'Fred Dillow Memorial' was
on tap and Steve started the night by qualifying well and winning
the dash to earn the pole position for the 40-lap headliner. The
Richmond, Indiana ace then controlled the field from flag-to-flag
to secure his fifth feature win over Devin Gilpin, Brandon Fouts,
Rod Conley, and Dustin Linville. With dash money, lap leader money,
and the $6,083 first place prize money, Steve walked away with over
$7,000 in earnings last night at PRP! Full results from the weekend
sweep can be viewed online at www.thenewmrp.com
(Tyler Carr Photo)
North/South Shootout at Florence...
9, 2019) The c9 Enterprises team invaded the venerable
Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Thursday night, August 8
for the annual 'North /South Shootout.' The Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series program drew 52 competitors to the 1/2-mile speedplant
to do battle for the $10,000 top prize. Steve Casebolt timed in
fourteenth quickest in Group A during qualifying, but later wound
up ninth in his stacked heat race after pulling into the infield
during the course of the prelim. Following an eleventh place effort
in the B-Main, Steve was forced to watch the 50-lap main event that
was eventually won by Chris Madden. Full results from last night
at Florence can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Rallies Back to Fifth at Brushcreek
(August 4, 2019) Steve Casebolt and his #c9 team
entered August 2-3 weekend shows at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex
in Peebles, Ohio and Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio. On Friday night
in a $3,000 to win Ultimate Mid-Ohio Valley Super Late Model Series
throwdown at Brushcreek, Steve qualified well, won the fast dash,
and was racing for the lead with R.J. Conley when contact between
the two sent Steve to the tail of the field. The Richmond, Indiana
ace then stormed from the back of the pack to salvage a fifth place
showing behind only victor Tyler Carpenter, Jackie Boggs, Rod Conley,
and Ryan Montgomery. At Atomic in a $2,000 to win weekly show on
Saturday evening, Steve set Fast Time in qualifying, won his heat
race, and led the first eighteen circuits of the headliner before
motor issues dropped him to a disappointing thirteenth place effort.
Full results from both weekend battles can be accessed online at
Third Win of 2019 Saturday at Atomic!
28, 2019) Following a disappointing twenty-third place
outing in a $3,000 to win Ultimate Mid-Ohio Valley Series stop on
Friday night at Hilltop Speedway in Millersburg, Ohio, Steve Casebolt
rebounded in a big way by capturing his third checkered flag of
2019 on Saturday evening, July 27 at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio!
Steve led all but three circuits in the 25-lap feature event to
bag the $2,000 top prize in the weekly Super Late Model program.
Finishing behind the Richmond, Indiana ace at the finish line was
Mark Frazier, Freddie Carpenter, Delmas Conley, and Clint Keenan.
Complete results from these two weekend shows can be accessed online
Cashes In Again at Portsmouth Raceway Park!
21, 2019) Steve Casebolt cashed in his second win of the
2019 racing season on Saturday evening, July 20 at Portsmouth Raceway
Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! Steve swept the weekly racing program
last night at PRP, as he laid down the quickest lap overall during
qualifying, won his heat race, and later led every lap in the A-Main
to capture the $2,000 winner's check ahead of Kenny Christy, Shannon
Thornsberry, Delmas Conley, and Kevin Wagner. At Moler Raceway Park
in Williamsburg, Ohio on Friday night, July 19, Steve placed second
in both his heat race and the $1,522 to win headliner, as he trailed
only victor Josh Rice at the waving of the checkered flag. Complete
results from both weekend races can be obtained online at www.thenewmrp.com
Weekend Shortened Following Granite City Tangle
13, 2019) Steve Casebolt and the #c9 team made the trek
to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday evening,
July 12 for a $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series contest.
Steve placed seventh in his loaded heat race and later wound up
fourth in his B-Main, but tore up his race car in a consolation
race incident. The Richmond, Indiana ace was unable to make the
start in the 50-lap feature event and nixed plans to travel further
west to Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Steve instead
returned home following the race last night and will not compete
over the remainder of the weekend. Full results from Granite City
can be found online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Sees Rain at Zanesville; Competes at PRP
5, 2019) Following a rain-out on Wednesday night of a $12,000
to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdown at Muskingum County
Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio, a similar contest was held on Thursday
evening, July 4 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio.
Steve Casebolt ran sixth in his stacked heat race and later nabbed
the fifth transfer spot through his B-Main to gain access into the
50-lap main event, which boasted a $12,000 top prize. Steve then
started twenty-first on the feature grid and was knocking on the
door to a top ten finish when he unfortunately suffered problems
under the hood. The Richmond, Indiana ace was forced to retire from
the headliner in the twenty-first finishing position. Complete results
from last night at PRP can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Hell Tour Event at Brownstown...
28, 2019) Steve Casebolt and his #c9 team headed to Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on Thursday night, June 27 for a
visit by the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. Steve laid down the
sixth fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session before
placing second in his heat race. After starting the $5,000 to win
main event from the outside of the fourth row, Steve ran amongst
the top ten early in the 40-lap distance before pulling off the
racing surface after only 24 circuits and he was relegated to a
twentieth place effort. Full results from last night's "Hell
Tour" battle can be viewed online at www.thehelltour.com.
Sets Fast Time; Runs Second at Atomic!
22, 2019) The c9 Enterprises team made their way to Atomic
Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Friday evening, June 21 for a $5,000 to
win unsanctioned event dubbed as 'The Night the Stars Come Out.'
Steve Casebolt was quick right out of the box by earning Fast Time
honors during the qualifying session before placing second in his
heat race. The Richmond, Indiana ace then moved up to finish second
in the 30-lapper behind only race winner Freddie Carpenter. Saturday's
$5,000 to win tilt at Florence (KY) Speedway was then washed out
due to persistent rain showers. Full results from last night at
the former K-C Raceway can be accessed online at www.atomicspeedway.net.
(Michael Hamilton Photo)
$5,000 in Boone Coleman Gator 50!
16, 2019) Steve Casebolt, of Richmond, Indiana, reached
victory lane for the first time in 2019 on Saturday evening, June
15 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! Steve timed in
seventh quickest overall during the qualifying session and later
picked up a win in heat race action. After starting seventh on the
grid in the 'Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50,' Steve rocketed to
the front of the field and took the point on lap twelve. Steve then
kept his #c9 mount out front throughout the remainder of the 50-lapper
to pocket the $5,000 winner's check ahead of Jackie Boggs, Colten
Burdette, Rod Conley, and Shannon Thornsberry! Full results from
the 8th Annual 'Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50' can be found online
(Tyler Carr Photo)