Corona, Calif. (October 17, 2014)
International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) Sunoco Stock Cars
2014 IMCA Sunoco Stock Car Hardware Collected by Mike Nichols Vinton, Iowa (October 5, 2014) – For the fifth time in his career, Mike Nichols scored the championship in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car ranks. The championship came on the heels of another banner season behind the wheel of his Eibach Springs #63 Stock Car.
International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) Modified
Todd Shute Tops Southern Iowa Speedway Shootout Oskaloosa, Iowa (October 4, 2014) – Todd Shute Iowa continued his winning ways in his Shute Motorsports #5 Eibach Springs Modified with his latest triumph coming at Southern Iowa Speedway. Via preliminary action Shute earned the outside-front-row starting spot for the feature and proceeded to wire the IMCA Modified field to score the win.
Super Street FF Battle 6/Import Tuner FR Shootout
Team Eibach Takes Over Streets of Willow Rosamond, California (October 2, 2014) – Our friends at Super Street magazine invited Eibach to participate in their annual track competition, FF Battle, in conjunction with Import Tuner's FR Shootout, both put on by Continental Tire. Brand Manager, Tony Jackson, drove his '02 BMW E46 outfitted with R2 coilovers (and complete Eibach suspension), Volk Racing ZE40s, VAC solid subframe bushings and Ground Control solid control arm bushings for a solid showing in the FR Shootout. Also competing in the FR Shootout were Eibach-sponsored drivers, Rob Walker in the Evasive Motorsports S2000 and Jason Kim in the Raceline S2000. Tony also drove an Integra Type R (owned by Private Label Manager, Ryan Hoegner) in the FF Battle competition, marking the car's debut on a race track. Final results will be announced in an upcoming issue of Super Street.
Dave Cain Completed Sweep of Granite City Gold Cup Sauk Rapids, Minnesota (September 28, 2014) – Dave Cain had a masterful outing in the 3rd Annual Granite City Gold Cup at Granite City Speedway, taking down three wins in three days. The pilot of the Larry Shaw #2c Eibach Springs Modified won the opening night from the third starting spot, while the second win found him charging from the eighth starting spot. Cain closed things out with a triumph from the fourth spot, and for his efforts, claimed the coveted Gold Cup to go with his weekend sweep.
Ten Wins and a Championship as Kemp Shines Bright at Diamond Park Nashville, Arkansas (September 27, 2014) –Neil Kemp completed a stellar season at Diamond Park Speedway with his tenth win of the year, which sewed up the Street Stock track championship for the Kirby, Arkansas driver.
United Midwestern Promoters (UMP) Modified
Derek Groomer Races to Lincoln Park Loot Putnamville, Indiana (September 27, 2014) – Derek Groomer parked his Eibach Springs #48 Larry Shaw Race Car in victory lane for the ninth time in 2014 by topping the UMP Modified competition at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, Indiana).
United States Racing Association (USRA) Modified
Rodney Sanders Surges to USRA National Championship Win Kansas City, Kansas (October 4, 2014) – Cold weather and a starting spot deep in the field couldn't slow Rodney Sanders in the finale for the USRA National Championship event at Lakeside Speedway. Sanders started twelfth on the grid in his Eibach Springs #20 Swan Energy/MB Customs Modified and took the lead on lap 25 for his thirty-third win of 2014.
Tudor United SportsCar Championship (TUSC) G
Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta Falls to Paul Miller Racing Braselton, Georgia (October 4th, 2014) – Paul Miller Racing and its drivers, Christopher Haase, Bryce Miller and Matthew Bell won the GT class in the season finale 'Petit Le Mans' at Road Atlanta following an inspirational recovery drive. The trio started the 10-hour race from thirteenth place in class in the Eibach Springs Audi R8 LMS and fought their way into the lead. Even a safety car phase shortly before the end of the race did not put final stint driver Christopher Haase off his stride. The margin of victory after 376 laps was three seconds.
Super Late Model Racing Series (SLMRS)
Ryan Gustin Races to SLMRS Checkers at Lakeside Kansas City, Kansas (October 4, 2014) – On a cold, fall evening Ryan Gustin powered his Gressel Racing #19r Eibach Springs/Rocket Super Late Model to his eighth win of the season with a victory in the SLMRS Super Late Models event at Lakeside Speedway. Gustin quickly worked his way forward from the sixth starting spot into the lead in the finale for the $2,000 win.
NASCAR Late Models
Lee Pulliam Rallies to Historic Martinsville Win Martinsville, Indiana (October 5, 2014) – Taking advantage of a late-race restart, Lee Pulliam catapulted into the lead in the MDCU 300 at Martinsville Speedway. He then survived a chaotic final two laps of the NASCAR Late Model event to win the $25,000 check in his Eibach Springs #5 Kiker entry. The victory marked his second career triumph at the historic oval.
Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC) GT Masters
Team Audi Claims Another GT Title Hockenheim, Germany (October 5, 2014) – René Rast (D) and Kelvin van der Linde (RSA) claimed the ADAC GT Masters title in the finale at the Hockenheim circuit in their Eibach Springs Audi R8 LMS ultra. In addition, Prosperia C. Abt Racing notched the team classification in the ADAC GT Masters.
International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) Modified
Zane DeVilbiss Notches Second Title Vinton, Iowa (October 5, 2014) – The 2014 season was a great one for Zane DeVilbiss as he raced to his second national IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified title in his Eibach Springs #18z DeVilbiss Motorsports Modified. He adds a bookend trophy to the hardware he won in 2010.
Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) GS
Fall-Line Motorsports Pulls the Trifecta at Road Atlanta Braselton, Georgia (October 5, 2014) – Fall-Line Motorsports won the trifecta in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) series at Road Atlanta as they captured the driver, team and manufacturer titles in the GS category for the 2014 season with their Eibach Springs entries. It was an outing to remember for the team, who had been chasing the Championship since they last won in 2010. Trent Hindman finished first in overall driver standings with John Edwards second. The #46 car driven by Edwards and Hindman finished first in team standings, and secured a third championship for BMW in the past four years.
Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) Super Late Model
David Breazeale Clinches 2014 MSCCS Title Greenville, Mississippi (October 5, 2014) – On the heels of five series wins and a top ten finish in the series finale at Greenville Speedway, David Breazeale clinched the 2014 MSCCS Super Late Model crown in his Eibach Springs #54 Thompson Motorsports/Mastersbilt Super Late Model. The title marked the third of his career with the series.
ARCA Midwest Tour
Sauter beats Sauter for the Win West Salem, Wisconsin (October 5, 2014) – La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway played host to the ARCA Midwest Tour, and it was Travis Sauter who notched the victory in his Eibach Springs #5s Stock Car. Sauter started third on the grid for the Oktoberfest 200 and charged past his father, Tim Sauter, for the lead on lap 120 of the 200 lapper.