Jr. Wraps Up Season in Early Bird 50
19, 2023) Valdosta, Georgia ace Russell Brown, Jr. closed
out his version of the 2023 racing season on November 17-18 in
the 'Early Bird 50' at Needmore Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia.
The Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series special boasted a
$10,000 first place prize. Russell laid down the quickest lap
in his group during qualifying before running second in his heat
race on Friday night. After rolling off from the outside of the
fourth row in Saturday's 50-lap headliner, Russell ultimately
slipped out of the top ten and placed twelfth in the final rundown
of the 'Early Bird 50.' Complete results from the season finale
at Needmore can be viewed online at www.crateracinusa.com.
Russell Brown, Jr. Eleventh
in Georgia Rumble
17, 2023) Russell Brown, Jr. and his #00 team made their
way to Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia on Saturday
evening, September 16 for the running of the 'Georgia Rumble.'
The Southern All Stars (SAS) Dirt Racing Series sanctioned the
single-day throwdown, which boasted a $10,000 payday for the ground-pounding
Super Late Models. Russell started sixteenth on the grid in the
40-lap feature event and flirted with a top ten showing at the
Peach State venue. At the checkers, Russell found himself in the
eleventh finishing position - the last car on the lead lap. Complete
results from last night at Cochran Motor Speedway can be found
online at www.sasdirt.com.
Top Ten for Russell Brown,
Jr. Against HTF Foes
26, 2023) The Russell Brown, Jr. Racing team invaded
Needmore Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia on Friday night, August
25. The Hunt the Front Super Dirt Series presided over the action
and Needmore last evening and a $5,000 payday was on the line.
Russell Brown, Jr. knocked down the ninth fastest lap overall
during the qualifying session prior to placing sixth in heat race
action. The Valdosta, Georgia ace then advanced to seventh in
the running order during the 40-lapper before going for a spin,
which forced him to the rear of the field. Russell then stormed
back inside of the top ten and ultimately finished ninth at the
unfurling of the checkered flag. Full results can be found online
Tight Racecar Slows Matt
Henderson at GIS...
30, 2023) Tennessean Matt Henderson once again piloted
the #00 Russell Brown Race Cars entry for Russell Brown, Jr. on
Saturday night, July 29 at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick,
Georgia. Fighting a tight racecar, Matt laid down the twenty-sixth
fastest lap overall during Crate Racin' USA Series qualifying
prior to placing sixth in his B-Main. He was then an early retiree
in the $5,000 to win headliner and was ultimately paid for a twenty-sixth
place performance. Complete results from last night's 40-lapper
at GIS can be found online at www.crateracinusa.com.
Russell Brown, Jr. Lands
on Needmore Podium
22, 2023) Russell Brown, Jr., of Valdosta, Georgia,
was in 602 Late Model action on Friday night, July 21 at Needmore
Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia. Russell clicked off the second
fastest lap overall during the qualifying session to earn the
outside of the front row starting spot for the $1,000 to win headliner.
After running in the second position through most of the race,
Russell wound up third at the unfurling of the checkers behind
only race winner Cole Exum and runner-up Nevin Gainey. Complete
results from last night at Needmore Speedway can be viewed online
Brown, Jr. Blasts to
Seventh in Rare EAMS Visit
2, 2023) For the first time in quite awhile, Russell
Brown, Jr. traveled to the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway
in Phenix City, Alabama on Saturday, July 1. A weekly 602 Late
Model show was held and Russell started off the evening by laying
down the sixteenth fastest lap overall during time trials. After
rolling off from the outside of the eighth row in the A-Main,
Russell blasted past nine competitors during the contest to land
in the seventh finishing position. Complete results from last
night at EAMS can be found online at www.eamsdirt.com.
Matt Henderson Moonlights
in #00 Saturday at GIS
25, 2023) Tennessean Matt Henderson moonlighted in the
RBRC #00 entry on Saturday night, June 24 at Golden Isles Speedway
near Brunswick, Georgia. Matt stopped the clock fifth quickest
overall during 604 Late Model qualifying and later rolled off
from the inside of the third row in the A-Main. He then advanced
two spots to land on the podium in third behind only race winner
Jordan Yawn and runner-up David Showers, Jr.! Complete results
from last night at GIS can be found online by visiting www.gisdirt.com.
Late Flat Tire Dooms
Brown, Jr. at Needmore...
14, 2023) Next up on the racing schedule for Russell
Brown, Jr. was a visit to Needmore Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia
on Saturday, May 13 for the annual running of the 'Gene Maine
Memorial.' The Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned
the $10,000 to win shootout, which drew a stout 43 car field.
Russell timed in fifth quickest in his group during qualifying
prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race.
The Valdosta, Georgia ace then rolled off from the inside of
the sixth row in the 40-lap feature and was up to the eighth position
with only two circuits remaining when a flat tire unfortunately
ruined his top ten run. At the checkers, Russell was relegated
to a fifteenth place showing. Complete results from last night
at Needmore Speedway can be accessed online by clicking on www.crateracinusa.com.
(Chris Anderson Photo)
Brown, Jr. Kicks Off
2023 Season in HTF Opener
8, 2023) Russell Brown, Jr. and RB2 Motorsports kicked
off their version of the 2023 racing season on Friday night, April
7. The Hunt the Front Super Dirt Series sanctioned their opener
last night at All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida and 40 competitors
were on hand for the $20,000 to win 'Southbound Throwdown.' Russell
clicked off the eighteenth quickest time in Group A during the
qualifying session before placing seventh in his heat race and
eighth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, the Valdosta, Georgia ace
was unable to transfer into the 50-lap headliner that was ultimately
won by Ricky Thornton, Jr. Complete results can be found online
(Chris Anderson Photo)