Matt Kurtz Wins The Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Feature At East Bay Raceway Park

Kurtz-Winner-4-16-16-620x350GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway it was Matt Kurtz winning in the Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints with Thomas Pratt winning in the Q Auto & Injury Attorneys Street Stocks, Mavrick Varnadore in the Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds, Robert Kissam in the Motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers and Mark Steve in the Florida Old Time Modifieds.

In the Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints 25-lap feature it was Matt Kutz picking up the win over Hayden Campbell and Anthony D’Alessio.

For the Q Auto & Injury Attorneys Street Stocks 15-lap feature it was Thomas Pratt over Ronnie Heard and Buck Woodhouse for third.

In the Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds 15-lap feature it was Mavrick Varnadore picking up his second win of the year over Austin Sanders and Roger Crouse. (more…)

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A.J. Maddox Top Gun Winner @ BRP

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Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points
1 7 3A    A.J. Maddox     Brandon , Fl 50.00
2 1 82    Matt Kurtz     Jacksonville Beach, Fl 48.00
3 5 83    Mark Ruel, Jr.    Jacksonville , Fl 46.00
4 4 14    Tyler Clem     St Pete, Fl 44.00
5 11 G6    Brandon Grubaugh      – 42.00
6 3 5    Hayden Campbell     Montrerde , Fl 40.00
7 9 38    Tony Agin     Ft. Myers, Fl 38.00
8 12 00    Harley Zimmerman     Jacksonville , Fl 36.00

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By |2015-04-12T19:00:22+00:00April 12th, 2015|Archives, Bubba Raceway Park, Featured, Front Page News, Race Results, Racing News, Top Gun Sprints|Comments Off on A.J. Maddox Top Gun Winner @ BRP

Danny Martin, Jr. Goes Wire To Wire To Win Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints At East Bay Raceway Park

Martin-Winner-5-17-14Tampa, FL  – Four divisions were on hand as the Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints, Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds, V8 Warriors and the Motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers were here at East Bay Raceway Park.
 
First feature of the night belonged to the V8 Warriors with Roy Woodhouse and Jimmy Baker winning their heats and also made up the front row for the feature. When the green waved it was Woodhouse quickly taking the lead on lap one but it was Bill Bill Smith bringing out the first caution spinning in turn two. Several more cautions came out early in the feature with Woodhouse still leading over Baker until lap nine when Baker took over the top spot. Caution would come out with just four laps remaining with a single file restart as Baker was leading over Brett Phillips and Bo Anderson. The final four laps belonged to Baker as he went on to win his first feature in the V8 Warrior division for the year. Rounding out the top five were Mike Wilson, Bo Anderson, Roy Woodhouse and Brett Phillips.
 
Next up were the Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds. Winning their heats were Travis Varnadore and Austin Sanders. For the feature it was Steve Miller and Buzzie Reutimann on the front row. When the green waved Reutimann led the way until Roger Crouse trying for a position spun in turn four bringing out only one of two cautions for the feature. Reutimann went onto to winning his second feature of the season in just five starts. Reutimann said in Victory Lane he was on the phone with his son David talking about the adjustments that had to be made for the feature as the chassis is a Beak Built Chassis by David Reutimann. Rounding out the top five were Austin Sanders, Steve Miller, Matt Miller and Travis Varnadore.

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By |2014-05-20T14:14:19+00:00May 20th, 2014|East Bay Raceway Park, Featured, Front Page News, Race Results, Top Gun Sprints|Comments Off on Danny Martin, Jr. Goes Wire To Wire To Win Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints At East Bay Raceway Park

Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints return to Bubba Raceway Park

Top Gun BannerThe Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints return to Bubba Raceway Park, Saturday, May,10th. The Florida Mini Sprint, Hobby Stocks, Thunder stocks and Gladiators will also be racing. The pits will open at 4:00 PM, Grandstands open at 5:00 PM and racing will start at 7:00 PM. Gifts for all the moms for

Mother’s Day.

 

Mark Ruel Jr. has taking over the point lead, with Shane Kreidler close behind, followed by Danny Martin Jr., Brandon Grubaugh, Gene Lasker Tony Agin, Ken Laureno, Rich Alexander, Kyle Pitts with A J Maddox rounding out the top ten.

 

The 2014 Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints T-shirts are now in and available at the races.

By |2014-05-09T15:45:10+00:00May 9th, 2014|Bubba Raceway Park, Featured, Front Page News, Top Gun Sprints, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints return to Bubba Raceway Park

Danny Martin Sweeps Volusia

EagleJetTopGunlogoBlackSmallThe Eagle Jet / Top Gun Sprints made their first visit of 2014 to Volusia Speedway Park on Saturday April 19, 2014. There were 19 cars at the track to give fans three heat races and a 25 lap feature race.

Kyle Pitts in the 7 car had the pole for the start of the BROWN & MILLER heat race. Kyle took the lead on the start, and then it was Danny Martin got around him for the win. The 02 of Gene Lasker had the pole for the start of the DMI heat race. Gene and took the race lead and led from start to finish taking the heat win. AJ Maddox in the 3A car had the pole for the start of the LUCAS OIL heat race; AJ took the lead and the heat win.

The 38 of Tony Agin had the pole for the start of the Eagle Jet feature race event, with the 24 of Danny Martin alongside. After a parade lap, the race went to green and it was Tony Agin in the 38 car that took the lead then the 24 of Danny Martin got out front and never looked backed and took the checkered flag, followed by Tony Agin in the 38 car, Matt Kurtz in the 82 car, Mark Ruel Jr. in the 83 car, and AJ Maddox in the 3A car rounding out the top 5.

The staff and racers of the Eagle Jet/Top Gun Sprints would like to thank everyone for their support and hope to see you at the next race at East Bay Raceway Park April 26, 2014

Congratulations go out to Shawn Murray for winning the KSE Hardcharger Award.  Congratulations go to Danny Martin for winning the JEFF BARFIELD MEMORIAL SWEEP of $200.

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By |2014-04-23T15:31:50+00:00April 23rd, 2014|Featured, Front Page News, Race Results, Top Gun Sprints, Volusia Speedway Park|Comments Off on Danny Martin Sweeps Volusia

Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Return to Volusia Speedway Park this Saturday

EagleJetTopGunlogoBlackSmallEagle Jet Top Gun Sprints after being rained out on March 29th, will try once again to race at Volusia Speedway Park, Saturday, April 19th. This will be the first of five races scheduled at the high speed ½ mile clay oval.
Shane Kreidler is leading the points after three events by six points over Gene Lasker, with Mark Ruel Jr. trailing by ten points in third place. Ken Laureno is fourth, Brandon Grubaugh in fifth, Danny Martin Jr. is in sixth place, followed by Kyle Pitts, Tony Agin, Rich Alexander Geoff Styner, A J Maddox, Sport Allen, Matt Kurtz, Tanner Witherspoon, David Slawiak, Johnny Alexander, Sean Clark, Darren Orth and Rex Howe. Other drivers expected to be making their first appearance this season with the series are Shawn Murray, Stephen Darvalics, Jimmy Ballew and Brett O’Donnell.
Joining the Eagle Jet Top Gun sprints will be VSP Mini Sprints, Hobby Stocks, Gladiators and V-8 Thunderstocks for an action dilled night of high speed racing.
The pits will open at 4:00 PM; Grandstands will open at 5:00 PM with racing at 7:30 PM.
By |2014-04-17T14:21:12+00:00April 17th, 2014|Featured, Front Page News, Top Gun Sprints, Volusia Speedway Park|Comments Off on Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Return to Volusia Speedway Park this Saturday

Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Roll into VSP this Saturday

EagleJetTopGunlogoBlackSmallEagle Jet Top Gun Sprints will be racing at Volusia Speedway Park, Saturday, March 29th.  This will be the first of five races schedule at the high speedway ½ mile banked clay oval.
Can Danny Martin Jr. win three features in a row or can Shane Kreidler, Marl Ruel Jr., Gene Lasker, Ken Laureno, Brandon Grubaugh, Kyle Pitts, Tony Agin, Sport Allen, Tanner Witherspoon, David Slawiak, Darren Orth, Rex Howe, Rick Alexander, A J Maddox, Matt Kurtz, Shawn Murray, Andrew Griffin, Stephen Darvalics, Jimmy Ballow or Brett O’Donnell  break Danny’s winning streak?
Open Wheel Modifieds, VSP Mini Sprints, Limited Late Models and V-8 Thunder stocks will join the Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints for an action filled night of high speed racing.
The pits will open at 4:00 PM; Grandstands will open at 5:00 PM with racing at 7:30 PM.

By |2014-03-27T18:29:47+00:00March 27th, 2014|Featured, Front Page News, Top Gun Sprints, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Roll into VSP this Saturday

Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Race Report for March 8th, 2014

EagleJetTopGunlogoBlackSmallThe Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints made their first visit of 2014 to Bubba Raceway Park on Saturday March 8, 2014. There were 15 cars at the track to give fans three heat races and a 25 lap feature race.

Mark Ruel Jr. in the 83 car had the pole with Ken Laureno in the 36 on the outside for the start of the BROWN & MILLER heat race. Mark took the lead on the start and the win. The 7 of Kyle Pitts had the pole for the DMI heat race, with Shane Kreidler in the 52 car on the outside. On the start Kyle took the lead and then Danny Martin took lead and never looked back and took the win. Sport Allen in the 88 car had the pole with David Slawiak in the 79 for the start of the LUCAS OIL heat race. Sport took the lead and the heat win.

The 52 of Shane Kreidler had the pole for the start of the EAGLE JET feature race event, with the 02 of Gene Lasker alongside. After a parade lap, Shane that took the lead on lap 3 when Gene Lasker got around Shane then on lap 6 the caution came as Gene’s motor blows with smoke making it hard for him to see. On the restart Danny was out front and took the checkered flag, followed by Mark Ruel Jr. in the 83 car, Sport Allen in the 88 car, Shane Kreidler in the 52 car and Tony Agin in the 38 car rounding out the top 5. (more…)

By |2014-03-26T16:10:51+00:00March 26th, 2014|Bubba Raceway Park, Featured, Front Page News, Race Results, Top Gun Sprints|Comments Off on Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Race Report for March 8th, 2014

Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Press Release

EagleJetTopGunlogoBlackSmallIt was made public at the Eagle Jet Top Gun awards banquet that Eagle Jet and Phase 1 Motorsports along with NASCAR’s Nationwide team, JD Motorsports have recognized the professionalism and quality of the drivers competing in the Top Gun Series. Therefore, it was announced that the 2014 Top Gun Champ will be given two golden opportunities to enhance his or her racing resume. The 2014 Top Gun Champion will be invited to the Eagle Jet Phase 1 Motorsports race shop to be fitted into one of their 2014 Ford Super Late Models. They will then be scheduled for a test and practice session with the car which will be supervised by Phase 1 owner, Doug Elliott. After they have completed the practice day, they will then race the car at a later date for a one race deal. The 2014 Champion gets to keep every dollar the car makes at that race! The second opportunity to help build the 2014 Champs resume gets even better! The Top Gun Champ and a guest will then be invited for an all-expense paid trip, complements of Eagle Jet International, to Gaffney, South Carolina and to the race shop of the NASCAR Nationwide team of JD Motorsports owned by Johnny Davis. This is the home of Landon Cassill and Jeffrey Earnhardt’s NASCAR Nationwide cars. The Top Gun Champ will be fitted to either one of Earnhardt’s or Cassill’s actual race cars for a full day of testing at a local track! This is not just renting a car to go around the track! This is a full blown up to speed real deal test of your ability to drive a NASCAR Nationwide car! The test session will be personally supervised by Mr. Johnny Davis himself. Johnny Davis is famous through his many years with NASCAR for teaching and helping young crew members and drivers get their start in NASCAR. You may visit Johnny and his race team at www.TeamJDMotorsports.com This could be the opportunity of a life time for the 2014 Top Gun Champion to see if they have the “Right Stuff” to drive one of these cars they see on TV. Good luck to each and every one of the 2014 Eagle Jet Top Gun series drivers!

By |2014-01-13T14:52:47+00:00January 13th, 2014|Featured, Front Page News, Racing News, Top Gun Sprints|Comments Off on Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Press Release

Danny Martin Wins Race and Points Champion 2013

Danny Martin at Hendry CountyThe Eagle Jet/Top Gun Sprints made their fifth visit of 2013 to the Hendry County Motorsports Park in Clewiston on Saturday December 14, 2013. There were 16 cars at the track to give fans two heat races, and a 25 lap feature race.

The heat races are lined up using a pill pull system, and Tim George in the 1* had the pole for the start of the WELD RACING heat race with Ken Laureno in the 36 on the outside, Tim took the race lead, on the first lap 3A,15,and 36 got together and AJ was not able to restart. On the restart Tim took the lead, till Danny Martin in the 24 took the lead and the win. Gene Lasker had the pole for the start of the BROWN & MILLER heat race in the 02 car with Johnny Alexander in the 3T on the outside, Gene  took the initial race lead and went on to take the heat win, but forgot to go to scales so was DQed. That gave the win to Kyle Pitts in the 7 car.

During the intermission drivers and their cars was on the front stretch signing autographs and handing out RAD (Race Against Drugs) coloring books.

Using a passing points system to line up the feature race and an eight car inversion, Mike Schroeder in the 6 car had the pole for the start of the EAGLE JET feature race, with Johnny Alexander in the 3T car on the outside. The race got underway with Mike leading and Lap 1 seen first red caution with Billy Boyd flipping in turn 2 ending his night. On the restart it was Mike in the lead with Tyler Godwin closing in. Lap 9 the 10X of Sean Clark got tapped coming out 4 and spun into front stretch wall bring out the 2 red of the night. On the restart it Tyler got around Mike, then with two laps to go Danny Martin went high and Tyler went low around lapped traffic and Danny came out first and took the lead and the win. Tyler Godwin in the 82 finished in second place, followed by Shane Kreidler in the 52, Kyle Pitts in the 7, with AJ Maddox in the 3A car finishing out the top 5. The KSE Hard Charger Award went to AJ Maddox in the 3A car; Danny also won the Jeff Barfield Sweep of $400. Danny Martin wins 2013 Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints Points Champion. (more…)

By |2013-12-18T14:49:58+00:00December 18th, 2013|Featured, Front Page News, Hendry County Park, Race Results, Top Gun Sprints|Comments Off on Danny Martin Wins Race and Points Champion 2013