Rod Conley Transfers into $100k Dirt Track World Championship at PRP!
(October 22, 2017) The Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) teams made their way to the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on October 20-21 for the 37th Annual 'Dirt Track World Championship.' A stellar 72 car field assembled at the 3/8-mile facility on the banks of the Ohio River to compete in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season finale, which once again boasted a gigantic $100,000 windfall. On Friday night, Rod Conley had the best showing of the trio by finishing fourth in his first heat race of the evening prior to scoring a victory in his second and final prelim. After accumulating the tenth most passing points to earn the outside of the fifth row for the start of Saturday's 100-lap headliner, "Hot Rod" ran inside of the top ten at times before his bald rear tires caused him to slip back to thirteenth at the checkered flag.

Delmas Conley also claimed a heat race triumph in his first heat race on Friday before running sixth in his second heat race and fifth in Saturday night's consolation event. R.J. Conley, on the other hand, finished eighth in his first heat race, seventh in his second heat race, and fifth in both his B-Main and the $3,000 to win 'Jim Dunn Memorial' for non-qualifiers on Saturday. Unfortunately, Delmas and R.J. were both unable to make the start in the DTWC, which was eventually won by Josh Richards. Full results from the lucrative DTWC weekend, which turned out to be the season finale for all three CMI teams, can be obtained by visiting www.lucasdirt.com.

R.J. Conley Comes Out on Top of Fall 40 at Atomic Speedway!
(October 15, 2017) For the third straight weekend, a Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) driver reached victory lane, as R.J. Conley steered his #71c to a big win in the annual 'Fall 40' at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday evening, October 14! R.J. clicked off the second fastest lap overall during time trials prior to taking the win in his heat race. The Wheelersburg, Ohio ace then took control of the feature field on lap 22 when leader Tyler Carpenter suffered a flat tire. R.J. then led the rest of the 40-lap distance to bag the $4,000 winner's share over Jason Montgomery, Tyler Carpenter, Austyn Mills, and Rod Conley!

"Hot Rod" placed third in his loaded heat race before driving to a strong top five showing in the unsanctioned 'Fall 40.' The patriarch of the racing Conley family - Delmas Conley - qualified well and ran second in his heat race, but was involved in an early incident in the headliner and was forced to retire with heavy right front damage to his XR1 Rocket racecar. Complete results from the 'Fall 40' can be obtained by pointing your Internet browser to www.atomicspeedway.net. (Steve Alcorn Photo)

Rod Conley Cashes $2,000 Paycheck for Second Win of 2017 Campaign!
(October 8, 2017) Rod Conley, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, stood tall in victory lane for the second time in 2017 on Friday evening, October 6 at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio! Rod won his heat race in preliminary action prior to leading each and every circuit of the Super Late Model main event. "Hot Rod" beat Rusty Schlenk, Tyler Carpenter, Jackie Boggs, and Jason Montgomery to the checkered flag at the former K-C Raceway to claim the $2,000 top prize! A day later on Saturday at 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky, Rod ran third in his heat race and later bagged a fifth place performance in the $3,000 to win 'Paul H. Salyer Memorial' behind only victor Jackie Boggs, Zack Dohm, Chris Combs, and Eric Wells.

The patriarch of the racing Conley family - Delmas Conley - also decided to go racing at the last minute on Saturday night and his #71 team wound up at Skyline Speedway in Stewart, Ohio. The unsanctioned 'Harvest 50' was held at the ultra-slick oval and another $3,000 winner's check was on the line. Delmas clicked off the second fastest lap during the qualifying session and later picked up the victory in heat race action. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer then wound up fifth in the final finishing order of the 50-lapper behind only winner Tyler Carpenter, Chris Carpenter, Clint Keenan, and Corey Conley. Complete results from each of these weekend races can be viewed online at www.atomicspeedway.net, www.201speedway.net, and www.skylinespeedway.net. (Michael Hamilton Photo)

Delmas Conley Bags Career Win #557 for $2,000 at Atomic Speedway!
(October 1, 2017) Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Delmas Conley recorded career win #557 and the fourth triumph of his 2017 campaign on Saturday evening, September 30 at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio! Delmas won his heat race in preliminary competition prior to leading each and every circuit in the 25-lap weekly Super Late Model showdown. At the checkered flag, Delmas beat Jason Montgomery, Dave Hornikel, Billy Gullion, and Harrison Hall to bag the $2,000 winners check!

His sons Rod and R.J. Conley ventured to Midway Speedway in Crooksville, Ohio on Saturday night for the annual running of the 'Jim Dunn Memorial.' The unsanctioned program drew 45 competitors to the Buckeye State facility to vie for the $12,000 top prize. R.J. laid down the third fastest lap in Group B during qualifying prior to picking up the win in heat race action. The Wheelersburg, Ohio ace then fought a tight racecar during the 50-lap main event, but was still able to claim a solid fifth place performance behind only victor Tyler Carpenter, Zack Dohm, Eddie Carrier, Jr., and Devin Moran. Rod finished sixth in his stacked heat race and third in his B-Main prior to advancing up to tenth in the 'Jim Dunn Memorial.' Full results from both weekend races can be viewed online at www.atomicspeedway.net and the Midway Speedway Facebook page. (Stephen Wright Photo)

Conley Motorsports, Inc. Invades Brownstown, Ohio Valley, and Atomic...
(September 24, 2017) The Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) teams went separate directions and entered Super Late Model events in the states of Indiana, West Virginia, and Ohio over the September 22-23 weekend. R.J. Conley invaded the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana for the 38th Annual 'Jackson 100,' which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. On Friday night in the $7,000 to win weekend opener, R.J. ran fourth in his loaded heat race prior to placing fifteenth in the final rundown of the 30-lap sprint. In Saturday's $15,000 to win 'Jackson 100,' the Wheelersburg, Ohio ace grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race and later wound up being paid for seventeenth at the pay window following the 100-lapper.

Rod Conley headed to Ohio Valley Speedway in Lubeck, West Virginia on Saturday evening for the unsanctioned 'Gibby's King Championship,' which boasted a $5,000 payday. "Hot Rod" finished second in his heat race and was running in the top five late in the feature distance before a skirmish with another competitor dropped his #71r to twelfth in the final finishing order. Delmas Conley - the patriarch of the racing Conley family - was in the pit area at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio for a weekly Super Late Model show that paid $2,000 to the winner. Delmas won his heat race and led early in the 25-lap main event before a flat tire relegated him to a disappointing twentieth place effort. Full results from all three racetracks can be viewed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com, www.ohiovalleyspeedway.com, and www.atomicspeedway.net.

R.J. Conley Cashes $3,023 Paycheck for Winning Bob Crace Memorial!
(September 17, 2017) R.J. Conley, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, racked up his fifth feature win of the 2017 racing season on Saturday evening, September 16 in the annual 'Bob Crace Memorial' at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio! R.J. posted the third fastest lap during the qualifying session prior to winning his heat race in preliminary action. R.J. then grabbed the point from his brother Rod Conley on the sixth circuit and drove to victory in the 25-lapper to score the $3,023 payday ahead of Tyler Carpenter, Rod Conley, Jackie Boggs, and Jason Montgomery. "Hot Rod" also won his heat race at the southern Ohio venue prior to leading early in the feature and leaving Atomic with a strong podium effort.

Delmas Conley - the patriarch of the racing Conley family - took his #71 operation to the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on Saturday night for a $2,000 to win weekly Super Late Model program. After struggling early in the evening, Delmas unloaded a back-up car before the start of the A-Main. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer then stormed all the way up to the second spot during the headliner before a fuel line came off, which caught his XR1 Rocket Chassis on fire. Delmas escaped injury, but was done for the night and was forced to settle for a twelfth place performance at PRP. Full results from both racetracks can be accessed online at www.atomicspeedway.net and www.portsraceway.com. (Stephen Wright Photo)

R.J. Conley Competes in $25,000 Hillbilly Hundred at Tyler County Speedway
(September 4, 2017) Over a rainy Labor Day holiday weekend from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) got one race into the record books - the $25,000 to win 'Hillbilly Hundred' on Sunday, September 3 at Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West Virginia. R.J. Conley timed in eleventh quickest in Group A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to running seventh in his stacked heat race. After grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his B-Main, R.J. rolled off from the inside of the eleventh row in the 100-lap main event. The Wheelersburg, Ohio ace was then caught up in a couple of caution flags during the 'Hillbilly Hundred' and eventually retired in the twenty-fifth position. Full results from Tyler County can be obtained by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

Rod Conley Lands in the Fourth Spot in Return Trip to PRP
(August 27, 2017) Delmas Conley and his son Rod Conley were both in action at the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on Saturday night, August 26, as the track on the banks of the Ohio River paid out $2,000 to win for the Super Late Models. Both Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) drivers scored the win in their respective heat races to earn starting spots in the fourth row of the main event. "Hot Rod" moved past a trio of racecars aboard his #71r XR1 Rocket racecar en route to a strong fourth place feature showing behind only race winner Jackie Boggs, Brandon Fouts, and Josh Bocook. Delmas, the Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer, was unfortunately collected in a wreck and retired with right front damage in the seventeenth position. Complete results from PRP can be located by pointing your web browser to www.portsraceway.com.

R.J. Conley Cashes $5,000 for Sixth Career Fred Dillow Memorial Title!
(August 20, 2017) Wheelersburg, Ohio standout R.J. Conley came out on top of an entertaining battle on Saturday evening, August 19 to claim his sixth career 'Fred Dillow Memorial' title at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! R.J. timed in fifth quickest overall during Super Late Model qualifying prior to running third in the fast dash. R.J. then took the point from early race leader Scott James and led the majority of the 'Fred Dillow Memorial' on his way to capturing the $5,000 winner's check over Jackie Boggs, Steve Casebolt, Shannon Thornsberry, and Brandon Fouts. Rod Conley worked his way past five competitors during the unsanctioned feature to finish in the sixth position, while Delmas Conley passed nine racecars en route to a solid ninth place showing at PRP.

A day earlier, Rod and R.J. Conley were both in competition on Friday night, August 18 at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio in the annual running of the 'Ike Moler Memorial.' R.J. stopped the clock fourth quickest in time trials and won the fast dash to earn the pole position for the $3,500 to win special. After leading early in the distance and swapping the top spot with eventual winner Jason Jameson, R.J. settled for a strong runner-up effort. "Hot Rod" placed second in heat race action and later blasted past seven cars during the 'Ike Moler Memorial' to garner a strong fourth place performance. Complete results from both Moler and Portsmouth can be accessed online at www.molerracewaypark.com and www.portsraceway.com. (Mark Bias Photo)

R.J. Conley Transfers into North/South Shootout at Florence Speedway
(August 13, 2017) R.J. Conley and his #71c team invaded the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 10-12 for the 35th Annual 'North/South 100,' which was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The three-day extended weekend in the Commonwealth of Kentucky kicked off on Thursday night with the 'North/South Shootout,' which boasted a $10,000 top prize and drew a stout 67 car field. R.J. knocked down the eleventh quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior to grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race. The Wheelersburg, Ohio ace eventually wound up nineteenth in the final finishing order of the 50-lap feature event that ran caution-free for the entire distance.

On Friday evening, the 'North/South 100' officially got underway with a double set of qualifying heat races at the Cincinnati-area facility. R.J. ran third in his first heat race of the night and ninth in his final prelim. He then finished tenth in his B-Main on Saturday, which unfortunately did not transfer him into the $50,000 to win 'North/South 100,' which was won by Tim McCreadie. Complete results from the crown jewel extravaganza can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

Brothers Rod and R.J. Conley Victorious at Two Southern Ohio Ovals!
(August 6, 2017) Brothers Rod and R.J. Conley both visited victory lane over the August 4-5 weekend at two different venues in southern Ohio! "Hot Rod" Conley won his heat race on Friday night at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio to earn the pole position for the unsanctioned feature event. Rod then controlled the field from flag-to-flag to bag the $2,000 winner's check over Steve Casebolt, John Whitney, Jr., Jason Montgomery, and Mike Meyers. On Saturday evening in another $2,000 to win program at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio, Rod placed second in both his heat race and the main event - finishing behind only victor Jackie Boggs.

R.J. took his #71c team to the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on Saturday and proceeded to pick up his third triumph of the 2017 racing season! R.J. won the dash and later led all 25 circuits in the headliner from the pole position to claim the $2,000 payday over his Hall of Fame father Delmas Conley, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Josh Bocook, and Kenny Christy. Delmas - the patriarch of the racing Conley family - ran third in the fast dash before moving up one spot in the weekly Super Late Model A-Main. Full results from all three Buckeye State venues can be viewed online at www.molerracewaypark.com, www.atomicspeedway.net, and www.portsraceway.com. (Steve Alcorn Photo)

Conley's All Land Inside Top Five in Buckeye Dirt Week Finale at Atomic!
(July 30, 2017) After rain-outs earlier in the weekend, the Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week wrapped up on Saturday evening, July 29 at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio. All three Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) drivers were in action at the former K-C Raceway and had their sights set on the $5,000 winner's check. R.J. Conley had the best night representing the Wheelersburg, Ohio race team, as he posted the fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session before running second in his heat race. After starting the 40-lap main event from the outside of the third row, R.J. put on a show getting up to second in the running order and battling for the lead before placing an impressive runner-up behind only race winner Tyler Carpenter!

Rod Conley, who was last year's Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week Champion, timed in fifth quickest in Group A prior to placing second in his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the third row next to his brother, "Hot Rod" battled hard for a top five finish and crossed underneath the checkers in the fourth position. Delmas Conley, the patriarch of the racing Conley family, finished third in heat race action and later started the 40-lapper from the inside of the sixth row. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer then blasted past six competitors en route to a steady fifth place performance. Complete results from Atomic Speedway can be accessed online at www.atomicspeedway.net.

Rod Conley Sixth in Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week Opener; Rain Wins Saturday
(July 23, 2017) Rod Conley kicked off Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week on Friday night, July 21 at Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio in defense of his 2016 series title. Rod laid down the fastest lap of the 37 entrants during the qualifying session to earn Fast Time honors and later placed third in heat race action. The Wheelersburg, Ohio native then climbed to sixth in the $3,000 to win headliner and trailed only winner Jared Miley, Corey Conley, Tyler Carpenter, Michael Davis, and Devin Moran at the checkered flag.

After Saturday evening's $4,000 to win Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week race at Wayne County Speedway was washed out early in the day, Rod joined Delmas Conley and R.J. Conley in the pit area at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio for a weekly Super Late Model program, which was scheduled to pay out $2,000 to the winner. Unfortunately, Mother Nature intervened at PRP as well, as the feature was rained-out and will not be rescheduled. Full results from Friday's showdown at MCS can be accessed online at www.muskingumcountyspeedway.com.

Conley's Strong at Three Different Buckeye State Ovals Over Weekend
(July 17, 2017) Delmas Conley and his son Rod Conley both traveled to area tracks on Saturday evening, July 15 for $2,000 to win weekly programs. At the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio, Delmas started thirteenth on the feature grid before driving up to second to finish an impressive runner-up behind only victor Robbie Lewis. Rod was in action at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio and unfortunately suffered a flat tire during the headliner, but was still able to salvage a steady sixth place performance.

Rod and his #71r team then headed north to Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio on Sunday for an unsanctioned Super Late Model battle, which boasted a $5,000 top prize. "Hot Rod" placed third in his heat race and later started the 30-lap feature from the inside of the fifth row. The Wheelersburg, Ohio ace then strolled past six competitors during the A-Main en route to a third place podium showing behind only race winner Rusty Schlenk and runner-up Jared Miley. Complete results from all three Ohio racetracks can be found online at www.portsraceway.com, www.atomicspeedway.net, and www.mansfieldmotorspeedway.com.

Delmas Conley Wins Heat Race; Finishes Fifth at Atomic Speedway
(July 9, 2017) Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Delmas Conley was the lone Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) driver in competition on Saturday evening, July 8, as his #71 team was in dirt-slinging action at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio. Delmas won his heat race in preliminary action and later started the $2,000 to win feature event from the inside of the second row. The Wheelersburg, Ohio native then hung around the top five on the rough racing surface during the 25-lapper and eventually wound up fifth in the final finishing order behind only winner Kody Evans, Steve Casebolt, Jackie Boggs, and Billy Gullion. Full results from the former K-C Raceway can be viewed online at www.atomicspeedway.net.

Brothers Rod and R.J. Conley Both Earn Top Tens with Lucas Oil Series
(July 4, 2017) Brothers Rod and R.J. Conley were busy over the weekend leading up to Independence Day, as one or both of them were in action at four different Ohio facilities from June 30-July 3. The hectic weekend kicked off on Friday night at Midway Speedway in Crooksville, Ohio with a $4,444 to win topless AMRA special. Rod stormed to a stellar fourth place performance in the 44-lapper after crossing the checkers behind only race winner Freddie Carpenter, Zack Dohm, and Michael Davis.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series then took center stage in the Buckeye State, as high-profile showdowns were held at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio, Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio, and Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio. At PRP on Saturday evening, R.J. pitted for new tires during the $12,000 to win 'Independence 60' and salvaged a seventh place showing, while Rod wound up eleventh in the final rundown of the 60-lap affair. "Hot Rod" was the lone CMI driver in attendance on Sunday in the $10,000 to win tilt at Mansfield and was credited with a fifteenth place effort. In the $12,000 to win weekend finale on Monday at Zanesville, Rod blitzed past fourteen competitors during the 60-lap feature en route to a sixth place finish, while R.J. retired with overheating issues in the twenty-first spot. Complete results from all four weekend races can be found online on the Midway Speedway Facebook page and www.lucasdirt.com.

Delmas Conley Gets Career Win #556 Saturday Night at Portsmouth!
(June 25, 2017) Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Delmas Conley emerged victorious on Saturday night, June 24 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio to notch his 556th career feature win! Delmas won his heat race in preliminary action and later started the weekly 25-lap main event from the pole position. The Wheelersburg, Ohio patriarch then took the lead for good on the ninth circuit and led the remainder of the feature distance to pocket the $2,000 winner's share over Kenny Christy, Freddy Carpenter, Josh Bocook, and Shannon Thornsberry. His son Rod Conley was also in action at PRP over the weekend, as he placed fifth in his heat race and seventh in the A-Main. Full results from Saturday at Portsmouth Raceway Park can be located online at www.portsraceway.com. (Tyler Carr Photo)

R.J. Conley Nabs Top Five in Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50 at PRP
(June 18, 2017) Delmas and R.J. Conley were in the pit area on Saturday evening, June 17 at the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio, as the annual running of the 'Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50' took center stage on the banks of the Ohio River. The unsanctioned Super Late Model special drew a strong field of cars with all eyes focused on the $5,000 payday. R.J. timed in fourth quickest during qualifying, ran third in his heat race, and later placed fourth in the 50-lapper behind only victor Brandon Fouts, Eddie Carrier, Jr., and Steve Casebolt. Delmas finished sixth in his stacked heat race and was unfortunately an early retiree in the 'Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50' - eventually relegated to a fourteenth place performance. Full results from PRP can be obtained online at www.portsraceway.com.

Delmas Conley Claims $2,000 Victory at PRP for #555 Career Win!!!
(June 11, 2017) Delmas Conley racked up win #555 in his illustrious career on Saturday evening, June 10 at the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! Delmas stopped the clock sixth fastest during the qualifying session prior to picking up the victory in the fast dash to earn the pole position for the weekly Super Late Model main event. The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer and patriarch of the racing Conley family then took control of the feature field on lap six and steered his XR1 Rocket Chassis to the $2,000 triumph ahead of Ben Adkins, Shannon Thornsberry, Audie Swartz, and Brandon Fouts!

His sons Rod and R.J. Conley ventured to the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 8-10 to compete in the 23rd edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' While Rod was unable to put his #71r machine into an A-Main at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant, R.J. was able to transfer into both preliminary features. The Wheelersburg, Ohio ace won his heat race and finished ninth in the $5,000 to win weekend opener on Thursday, while he retired early in the twenty-fourth position in Friday's $10,000 to win main event. Unfortunately, both drivers missed out on transferring into Saturday night's 'Dirt Late Model Dream' headliner, which once again paid $100,000 to the winner. R.J. ran fourth in his stacked heat race and twenty-sixth in his B-Main, while "Hot Rod" placed ninth in his heat race and fifteenth in his B-Main. Full results from both Buckeye State venues can be accessed online at www.portsraceway.com and www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Tyler Carr Photo)

R.J. Conley Gets Second Victory of 2017 Saturday in PRP Opener!
(June 4, 2017) R.J. Conley, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, nabbed his second feature victory of the 2017 season on Saturday evening, June 3 in the season opener at the nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! R.J. swept the racing action on the banks of the Ohio River by earning Fast Time honors, winning his heat race, and leading flag-to-flag in the feature to grab the $2,000 payday. Finishing behind his #71c machine was R.J.'s brother Rod Conley, Kenny Christy, Stephen Breeding, and Kenneth Howell!

"Hot Rod" placed third in his heat race at PRP before advancing up to the runner-up finish in the weekly Super Late Model main event. Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Delmas Conley traveled up to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday night for another $2,000 to win weekly showdown. Delmas gave Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) another podium performance by running third in the A-Main behind only victor Steve Casebolt and runner-up Jason Montgomery. Complete results from both Buckeye State facilities can be viewed by clicking on www.portsraceway.com and www.atomicspeedway.net. (Tyler Carr Photo)

 

 

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