on Podium in Limited Late Model at Needmore!
16, 2017) The RB2 Motorsports team ventured to Needmore
Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia on Saturday evening, April 15
to compete in a $700 to win Limited Late Model program. Russell
Brown, Jr. clicked off the fifth quickest time during the qualifying
session to earn the inside of the third row starting spot in the
main event. During the course of the feature distance, Russell
picked off two competitors on his way to a strong third place
podium performance behind only victor Nevin Gainey and runner-up
Kevin Bennett. Complete results from last night at Needmore Speedway
can be viewed online at www.raceneedmorespeedway.com.
Brown, Jr. Seventh in $3k Special at GIS
9, 2017) Russell Brown, Jr. and his #00 team rolled
into Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia on Saturday
evening, April 8 for a $3,000 to win Late Model special. Russell
laid down the ninth quickest time overall during qualifying, which
locked him into the inside of the fifth row for the start of the
A-Main. Battling a loose racecar during the headliner, Russell
was still able to advance two spots during the distance en route
to a solid seventh place showing. Full results from last night
at GIS can be viewed online at www.gisdirt.com.
Enters Pair of Crate Late Model Shows
2, 2017) The RB2 Motorsports team entered a pair of
$1,000 to win Crate Late Model shows over the March 31-April 1
weekend in the Peach State of Georgia. On Friday night at 441
Speedway in Dublin, Georgia, Russell Brown, Jr. timed in third
quickest during qualifying prior to running third in the main
event. At Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia on Saturday
evening, Russell laid down the seventh fastest lap during time
trials and had moved up to third in the running order during the
feature before damage from a skirmish caused him to retire in
the sixth position. Complete results from both ovals can be accessed
online at www.dublin441speedway.com
Brown, Jr. Sixth in Mike Peters Open at BRP
26, 2017) Russell Brown, Jr. and his #00 team dipped
south to Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida on Saturday evening,
March 25 for the annual running of the 'Mike Peters Open.' The
Late Model special in the Sunshine State boasted a $3,000 winner's
check. Russell moved up to third in his heat race and later rolled
off from the outside of the fourth row in the A-Main. The Valdosta,
Georgia ace then quickly vaulted to fourth in the running order
during the feature distance and was engaged in a spirited battle
to stay inside of the top five. At the checkers, Russell found
himself in the sixth finishing position. Complete results from
BRP can be viewed online at www.bubbaracewaypark.com.
Heads to Cochran for NeSmith Doubleheader
12, 2017) The RB2 Motorsports team rolled into Cochran
Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia on March 10-11 for a pair of
NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series shootouts. On Friday
night in the $2,000 to win weekend opener, Russell Brown, Jr.
clicked off the seventh fastest time in his group during qualifying
prior to running third in his B-Main. After starting the 40-lap
feature from the inside of the tenth row, Russell opted to make
an early exit during the headliner and was placed twenty-fourth
in the final finishing order. At Cochran on Saturday evening,
Russell fought a tight racecar early in the $5,000 to win program
and was unfortunately unable to make the start in the 60-lapper
after finishing eighth in his heat race and choosing to skip the
consolation event. Full results from the doubleheader weekend
can be viewed online at www.nesmithracing.com.
for RB2 Motorsports in 2017 Season Opener!
5, 2017) Russell Brown, Jr. and his #00 team lifted
the lid to their 2017 campaign on Saturday evening, March 4 in
a regular show at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia.
Russell, who fought ignition woes early in the evening, qualified
seventh quickest to earn the rights to the inside of the fourth
row for the start of the $1,000 to win Late Model main event.
During the course of the 25-lapper, the Valdosta, Georgia ace
steered past a trio of competitors on his way to a solid fourth
place opening night performance behind only winner Rhett Carter,
Scott Johnson, and Chad Tuten! Full results from GIS can be obtained
by clicking on www.gisdirt.com!
Drops Tentative 2017 Racing Schedule!
1, 2017) The RB2 Motorsports team and driver Russell
Brown, Jr. released a tentative version of their 2017 schedule
today right here at www.RussellBrownJr.com! Russell plans to skip
"Speedweeks" this year in Georgia and Florida and is
instead eyeing a weekly Late Model show at Golden Isles Speedway
near Brunswick, Georgia on Saturday, March 4 as his season lid
lifter. More dates will be added to the schedule as the year progresses,
but you can check out all of the current confirmed dates by clicking
on the SCHEDULE page
of the website! (RJ's Racing Updates Photo)