Casebolt Closes Out 2022 Season in Midweek Special
29, 2022) The c9 Enterprises team struck out to Atomic
Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Wednesday evening, September 28 for the
final event of their 2022 campaign. The Castrol FloRacing Night
in America Series rolled into the Chillicothe-area oval and a whopping
$22,022 top prize was up for grabs. Steve Casebolt stopped the clock
nineteenth quickest overall during the qualifying session before
grabbing the sixth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat
race. After rolling off from the outside of the eighth row in the
50-lap feature event, Steve was unfortunately involved in an incident
with another competitor and pulled off the racing surface to settle
for a sixteenth place showing. Complete results from last night's
visit to Atomic Speedway can be accessed online at www.floseries.com.
(Zach Yost Racing Photography)
into Jackson 100 Opener at Brownstown
25, 2022) Steve Casebolt and his #c9
team were in action at the legendary Brownstown Speedway on September
23-24, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the 43rd
Annual 'Jackson 100' at the 1/4-mile Brownstown, Indiana oval. On
Friday night in the $10,000 to win weekend opener, Steve timed in
twelfth quickest in Group A during qualifying before grabbing the
fourth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race. In
the 40-lap feature, which was pushed back to late Saturday afternoon
due to persistent rain showers, Steve started and finished in the
fifteenth position of the daytime affair.
Later on Saturday, a whopping $20,000 paycheck was
up for grabs in the 'Jackson 100.' Steve placed seventh in his heat
race and fifth in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of
the 100-lap headliner that was ultimately won by Tim McCreadie.
Complete results from both weekend contests in the Hoosier State
can be accessed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
(Heath Lawson Photo)
Drops into Kokomo Speedway on a Monday
20, 2022) Steve Casebolt, of Richmond, Indiana, paid a
visit to Kokomo Speedway on Monday night, September 19 for a $20,000
to win XR Super Series showdown. In night one of the 'Kokomo Dirt
Nationals' at the Kokomo, Indiana facility, Steve timed in sixteenth
fastest in Group A during the qualifying session before finishing
sixth in both his heat race and his B-Main. Unfortunately, Steve
was unable to transfer into the 40-lap feature event and later opted
to forego Tuesday's $40,000 to win 'Kokomo Dirt Nationals' finale.
Complete results from last night in the Hoosier State can be accessed
online at www.racexr.com.
(Josh James Artwork)
at Moler; Suffers Flat Leading at Atomic
18, 2022) The c9 Enterprises team headed to southern Ohio
on September 16-17 for a pair of special events. On Friday night
in the 'Ike Moler Memorial' at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg,
Ohio, Steve Casebolt earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying
session prior to running third in his heat race. After starting
the 30-lap feature from the inside of the fifth row, Steve blasted
past seven competitors during the contest to claim a strong runner-up
performance behind only $3,000 victor R.J. Conley!
At Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday evening,
a $7,500 top prize was up for grabs in the 'Iron-Man 40,' which
was sanctioned by the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series. Steve
once again paced the field during qualifying to land Fast Time accolades
before securing a victory in heat race action. After starting the
40-lapper from the pole position and leading the first 33 circuits,
Steve unfortunately developed a flat tire under a red flag condition.
The Richmond, Indiana ace ultimately wound up fifteenth in the final
finishing order last night at the Chillicothe-area oval. Complete
results from both Buckeye State venues can be found online at www.mrpracewaypark.com
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Transfers into World 100 Prelim Feature
11, 2022) Along with 106 other entrants, Steve Casebolt
entered the most prestigious Dirt Late Model race of the year from
September 8-10, as the 52nd Annual 'World 100' was held at the famed
Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Things kicked off at the "Big
E" with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs - each of which
shelled out a $12,000 paycheck. On Thursday night in the opener,
Steve placed sixth in his heat race, won his B-Main, and later finished
twenty-third in the final rundown of his 25-lap feature. In a similar
show on Friday evening, Steve unfortunately failed to advance into
his 25-lapper after running thirteenth in his heat race and fifteenth
in his B-Main.
At Eldora Speedway on Saturday, all eyes were fixated
on who would walk away with the $55,000 first place prize money
and the famous globe trophy. Steve advanced up to sixth in his loaded
heat race, but later ran into issues during his B-Main in finishing
eighteenth. Unfortunately, the Richmond, Indiana ace was forced
to watch the 100-lap crown jewel headliner that was ultimately won
by Jonathan Davenport. Complete results from the last three days
at the 1/2-mile Buckeye State speedplant can be accessed by clicking
(Todd Healy Photo)
at Attica in Rain-Soaked Weekend
3, 2022) Over the rain-soaked Labor Day holiday weekend,
which saw several area special events get washed out due to inclement
weather, Steve Casebolt was able to get one race into the record
book on Friday night, September 2 at Attica Raceway Park in Attica,
Ohio. The DIRTcar Super Late Model showdown last night in the Buckeye
State drew 30 competitors to battle for the $5,000 payday. Steve
knocked down the tenth quickest lap overall during the qualifying
session before placing second in his heat race. The Richmond, Indiana
ace then worked his way past two competitors during the 30-lap feature
to land in the sixth finishing position. Complete results from Attica
Raceway Park can be accessed online at www.atticaracewaypark.com.
Runner-Up in Atomic Speedway Return!
28, 2022) Richmond, Indiana ace Steve Casebolt made his
return to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday night, August
27. A weekly Super Late Model program was held last night at the
Chillicothe-area oval and a $3,000 top prize was up for grabs. Steve
knocked down the second fastest lap overall during the qualifying
session prior to securing a heat race triumph. After starting the
A-Main from the outside of the front row, Steve ran second the entire
feature distance and officially earned an impressive runner-up effort
behind only victor Jared Hawkins! Complete results from last night
at Atomic Speedway can be accessed online at www.atomicspeedway.net.
to Sixth in $10,000 Battle at the Border
21, 2022) Steve Casebolt and his #c9 team unloaded a brand-new
racecar on August 19-20 in a pair of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws
Case Construction Late Model Series shootouts in the states of Pennsylvania
and Ohio. On Friday night at the sprawling Williams Grove Speedway
in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Steve placed seventh in his heat
race and third in his B-Main before rolling off from the inside
of the eleventh row in the 40-lap feature event. Steve then rallied
past eight competitors during the contest to leave the Keystone
State speedplant with a thirteenth place showing.
At Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio on Saturday evening,
another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs against the national
touring stars in the 'Battle at the Border.' Steve stopped the clock
sixth fastest in Group B during qualifying prior to grabbing the
third and final transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling
off from the outside of the sixth row in the 40-lapper, the Richmond,
Indiana ace stormed past six racecars en route to a strong sixth
place effort behind only victor Devin Moran, Ryan Gustin, Shane
Clanton, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Jared Miley! Complete results from
both WOOLMS shows can be found online at www.woolms.com.
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
Caught Up in Pile-Up at Brownstown...
7, 2022) Next up on the racing calendar for the c9 Enterprises
team was a visit to Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on
Saturday night, August 6. The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series
sanctioned the annual 'Hall of Fame Classic' last night and a $10,000
payday was up for grabs. Steve Casebolt qualified well, but unfortunately
suffered driveline issues in his heat race and placed fifth in the
After rolling off from the outside of the seventh
row in the 50-lap headliner, Steve was passing cars early in the
contest until he was caught up in a massive pile-up on lap four.
Heavy damage unfortunately sent Casebolt pitside and relegated the
Richmond, Indiana standout to an eighteenth place effort. Complete
results from Saturday's showdown at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval
can be accessed online at www.imdirt.net.
(Mark Schaefer Photo)
Podium in Boone Coleman Gator 50!
31, 2022) Steve Casebolt and his #c9 team returned to competition
on Saturday night, July 30 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth,
Ohio. The annual running of the 'Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50'
was sanctioned by the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series and boasted
a $5,000 winner's check. Steve stopped the clock second fastest
overall during the qualifying session before securing a victory
in his heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the outside
of the front row and running as high as second in the middle stages
of the contest, Steve settled for a strong third place podium effort
behind only race winner Brandon Fouts and runner-up Rod Conley.
Complete results from last night at PRP can be accessed online at
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Winds Up Sixth at Atomic Speedway
10, 2022) The c9 Enterprises team roared into Atomic Speedway
in Alma, Ohio on Saturday night, July 9. An unsanctioned Super Late
Model contest was held last night at the former K-C Raceway and
a $3,000 payday awaited the winner. Steve Casebolt laid down the
fourth fastest lap overall during the qualifying session before
running second in heat race action. After starting the 25-lap feature
from the outside of the second row, Steve fought hard for a top
five showing in the contest, but eventually slipped to sixth at
the checkers behind only victor Josh Rice, Devin Moran, Rod Conley,
Austyn Mills, and Tristan Chamberlain. Complete results from Atomic
Speedway can be found online by clicking on www.atomicspeedway.net.
Top Ten in Independence 50 at PRP
2, 2022) Steve Casebolt and his #c9 team returned to racing
action on Friday night, July 1 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth,
Ohio. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series rolled into PRP last
night to preside over the annual running of the 'Independence 50,'
which shelled out a $12,000 payday.
Steve stopped the clock eleventh fastest in Group
A during the qualifying session before grabbing the fourth and final
transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 50-lap feature
event from the inside of the seventh row, Steve pitted several times
during the attrition-filled race and was forced to rebound from
the tail. When rain starting falling on the field after only 45
circuits, the Richmond, Indiana ace had salvaged a tenth place performance.
Complete results from the 'Independence 50' can be viewed online
(Heath Lawson Photo)
Returns to Action in Million & Dream
12, 2022) After a long layoff, the #c9 Enterprises team
paid a visit to Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 8-11
to compete in both the 'Eldora Million' and the 'Dirt Late Model
Dream.' Following a washout on Wednesday night, the entire 'Eldora
Million' extravaganza took place on Thursday at the 1/2-mile, high-banked
venue. In the $12,000 to win daytime preliminary event, Steve Casebolt
ran seventh in his loaded heat race and fourth in his B-Main. In
the nightcap with a whopping $1,002,022 top prize on the line, Steve
placed sixth in his heat race and tenth in his B-Main.
Over the weekend at the "Big E," all eyes
at Eldora Speedway were focused on the annual running of the 'Dirt
Late Model Dream,' which kicked off with another $12,000 to win
preliminary show on Friday evening. Steve finished twelfth in his
stacked heat race and opted to scratch from his B-Main. After unfortunately
missing out on the first three features, the Richmond, Indiana ace
decided to again scratch from Saturday's annual 'Dirt Late Model
Dream,' which saw the $128,000 to win headliner ultimately postponed
to Wednesday, September 7 due to inclement weather. Complete results
from the rainy week in the Buckeye State can be viewed online at
(Josh James Artwork)