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Corona, Calif. (June 19, 2014)

82 Annual Le Mans 24 Hours
Team Audi Upsets Favorites in Storied Endurance Event Le Mans, France (June 15, 2014) – In front of nearly 300,000 spectators, Audi continued its unique string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. In the 82nd running of the world’s most important endurance race, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Marc Gené/Tom Kristensen (BR/E/DK) made for a one-two Audi victory. Despite being underdogs to Team Porsche and Team Toyota entering the event, the Audi team, dominated much of the grueling contest before sweeping the top two coveted spots on the podium.

International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) SportMods
Ben Kates Blasts to Win #10 of 2014 Boone, IA (June 7, 2014) – Tonganoxie, Kansas competitor, Ben Kates, continues to enjoy a breakout season in 2014, and at Boone Speedway he increased his win tally to double digits. Twenty-three IMCA Sport Mod competitors filled the pit area at the 1/3-mile oval, and despite starting tenth on the grid. Kates quickly worked his way to the lead and pulled another victory in his Eibach Springs #23 Kates Motorsports entry.

Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA)
John Anderson Snares Southern Iowa Loot Oskaloosa, IA (June 12, 2014) – After spending most of the 2013 season out of the driver’s seat, John Anderson made the move to Bill Koons Motorsports for 2014. At Southern Iowa Speedway he made the most of the new opportunity with a $3,000 triumph, his first of the season. Anderson led every lap to top the field of 28 Lucas Oil MLRA foes in his Eibach Springs #21x Rocket Super Late Model.

UMP Late Model Summernationals
Billy Moyer Masters Kankakee County for $5,000 Payday Kankakee, IL (June 12, 2014) – Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer, Billy Moyer, overtook his son, Billy Moyer Jr., for the lead on lap 9 of the 50 lapper at Kankakee County Speedway on his way to the $5,000 win in the opening round of the 2014 edition of the UMP Summernationals. With the triumph in his #21 Moyer Extreme by Longhorn/Eibach Super Late Model, Moyer pushed his 2014 tally to six wins as his career victory tally went up to 781.

International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) Modifieds
Ricky Thornton Jr. Thumps Canyon Competitors Peoria, AZ (June 14, 2014) – Chandler, Arizona’s Ricky Thornton Jr. has been a total nightmare for west coast Modifi ed competitors this year. He continued his dominant tendencies by racing through the pack from the tenth starting spot to notch the IMCA Modifi ed feature triumph at Canyon Speedway Park in his Eibach #5m Madrid Motorsports hot rod.

United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS)
Zack VanderBeek Enjoys the Taste of Farm Boy BBQ Jim Falls, WI (June 14, 2014) – Zack VanderBeek is the 2014 champion of the Farm Boy BBQ Sauce Northern Region presented by Day Motor Sports. VanderBeek enjoyed a stellar month of May and June in the region to clinch the title. He also raced to two series victories along the way. VanderBeek clinched the title on Friday evening at Cedar Lake Speedway.

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS)
O’Neal Is the Real Deal in Clash at the Mag Columbus, MS (June 14, 2014) – The triumph was far from easy but Don O’Neal maintained his focus at Magnolia Motor Speedway, allowing him to snare the $20,000 winner’s check. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 100 lap fi nale at the state-of-the-art oval proved to be a raceof- the-year contender. Starting fourth on the grid, O’Neal fi rst took the lead in his Eibach #5 Clint Bowyer Racing Barry Wright entry on lap 29 from Randy Weaver, but that was just the beginning. Don and a hard-charging Jimmy Owens traded the lead fi ve times over the next 70 laps with O’Neal taking control for good on lap 90. He led the fi nal ten laps to score his fourth win of 2014 and extend his advantage atop the series standings. 

EIBACH-THE WILL TO WIN - 06.19.20149Mid America Racing Series (MARS)
Will Vaught Overcomes Adversity for Outlaw Checkers Muskogee, OK (June 14, 2014) – A determined Will Vaught competed in Lucas Oil MLRA Late Model action at the $3,000-to-win, MARS Super Late Model at Outlaw Motor Speedway. A fl at tire held him up during the race’s early stages but he would not be deterred as he rejoined the tail of the fi eld before rocketing through the pack, passing a dozen cars in just two laps. A few circuits later found him catapulting into the top spot, where he went on to his third win of 2014 in his #1v Eibach/Warrior Super Late Model.

Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA)
Ryan Gustin Reaps Redemption at Randolph County Moberly, MO (June 14, 2014) – One night after falling one spot short of the victory, Ryan Gustin triumphantly redeemed himself by winning the fi eld at Randolph County Speedway for the $3,000 Lucas Oil MLRA Super Late Model victory. Gustin outgunned fellow front row starter, Terry Phillips, for the lead at the drop of the green fl ag and went on to cruise to his fi fth win of the year in his Gressel Racing #19 Eibach/Rocket Super Late Model.

International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) SportMods
Gustin Back on Top at Independence Independence, IA (June 14, 2014) – While bad luck has been unkind to Jenae Gustin over the past month she found her way back to the top quickly at Independence Motor Speedway by advancing from the tenth starting spot to snare the win in her Eibach #19g IMCA SportMod. 

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014


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