BRASELTON, GA (September 11, 2017) - John Fidler etched his name into the history books at VLR on Monday night, becoming the first ever winner of the VLR Mod Madness series. It wouldn't be easy, however, as Fidler had to survive an epic battle for the lead in the closing laps to hang on in a race that saw the leaders go four wide with ten laps to go.
Third-starting Fidler quickly worked his way into second on the initial start of the race, moving in just behind Bakersfield, CA driver Dylan Wilson. The race went caution free for the first 30 laps, and Fidler was able to close in on the rear bumper of Wilson by lap 20.
Read more: Fidler holds off 37 cars to win VLR's first ever UMP Modified race!
ROSSBURG, OH (September 6, 2017) - The Team VLR Late Model Dirt Series’ paid visit to the famous Eldora Speedway in week two and it was a memorable one. Howard Weaver was celebrating his 29th birthday and did so in style, holding off strong challenges from Justin Norwood and Jacob Leverstein to score a huge victory. Norwood sat on the pole and was able to finish second, with Leverstein crossing the line nearly side by side with him in third. Completing the top five were Garrett Niebruegge and Mark Guessford.
Read more: Weaver opens season with back-to-back wins!
ROSSBURG, OH (September 4, 2017) - Multiple-time VLR champion Austen Semmelmann once again made a late charge to win and start the VLR World Of Outlaws Sprint Car Series two for two after passing Adelaide, AU driver Lewis Hewett with three laps to go in Sunday nights 35-lap main event at the Eldora Speedway
Timely caution flags helped twelfth place starting Semmelmann rally to the front of the pack, with the Brookfield, WI native utilizing the high side of the track to zoom past other competitors. The longer the race stayed under Green Flag conditions, the better Semmelmann was.
Read more: Semmelmann battles from twelfth to win at Eldora in 410 Sprints!