R.J. Conley Nabs Top Five in
Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50 at PRP
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!!!
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
(Tyler Carr Photo)
R.J. Conley Gets Second Victory
of 2017 Saturday in PRP Opener!
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
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Conley Motorsports, Inc. Advances
Three Cars into WOOLMS Showdown
28, 2017) Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) invaded
Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Friday evening, May 26 for
a $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series
shootout. Rod Conley enjoyed the best night of the three CMI
drivers, as he laid down the fourth fastest lap in Group A during
the qualifying session before grabbing the fourth transfer spot
through his stacked heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner
from the outside of the seventh row, "Hot Rod" was
able to maneuver past a handful of competitors on his way to
a steady ninth place effort.
R.J. Conley placed third in his loaded heat race and had moved
up inside of the top five in the feature event before being
taken out by Tyler Erb. The incident left his #71c machine battered
and dropped R.J. to a disappointing seventeenth place showing.
Delmas Conley - the patriarch of the racing Conley family -
also finished third in heat race action before retiring early
from the main event in the twenty-third position. Saturday's
scheduled 2017 season lid lifter at the nearby Portsmouth Raceway
Park in Portsmouth, Ohio was then unfortunately washed out by
Mother Nature. Full results from the Outlaws visit to the former
K-C Raceway can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
Late Blown Tire Costs Rod Conley
in Muskingum County's Season Opener...
21, 2017) Rod Conley, of Wheelersburg, Ohio,
and his #71r race team made the trek north to Muskingum County
Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio on Saturday evening, May 20. The
track's season opener was held last night and a $2,000 winner's
check was on the line in the unsanctioned Super Late Model event.
Rod had a strong run going in the A-Main and was up to the second
spot late in the distance, but unfortunately blew out a right
rear tire. Significant right side and deck damage from the blown
tire caused "Hot Rod" to retire his XR1 Rocket Chassis
from the race and he was unable to be around at the drop of
the checkered flag. He was the lone Conley Motorsports, Inc.
(CMI) driver in action over the May 19-20 weekend, as Delmas
and R.J. Conley both enjoyed the weekend away from the racetrack.
Full results from last night at Muskingum County Speedway can
be accessed online at www.muskingumcountyspeedway.com.
Hall of Famer Delmas Conley Reaches
Victory Lane for First Time in 2017!
14, 2017) The patriarch of the racing Conley
family - Delmas Conley - laid claim to his first victory of
the 2017 campaign on Saturday evening, May 13 at Atomic Speedway
in Alma, Ohio! Delmas won his heat race in preliminary action
and later led each and every circuit of the weekly 25-lap Super
Late Model show to pocket the $2,000 top prize. The 75-year-old
Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer beat son Rod Conley, Steve Casebolt,
Jackie Boggs, and Jeremy Berwanger to the checkered flag! Rod
placed second in his heat race prior to moving up one position
in the feature en route to the strong runner-up performance
behind his ageless father.
On Friday night, May 12, brothers Rod and R.J. Conley were
both in the pit area at Midway Speedway in Crooksville, Ohio
for the unsanctioned 'King of Hillbilly Hill,' which boasted
a $5,000 payday. R.J. ran third in his heat race before blasting
past seven competitors during the 40-lapper on his way to an
impressive runner-up showing behind only race winner Devin Moran.
"Hot Rod" also finished third in heat race action,
but was collected in a wreck during the headliner that dropped
him to thirteenth in the final finishing order. Full results
from both Buckeye State venues can be accessed online on the
Midway Speedway Facebook page and www.atomicspeedway.net.
(Stephen Wright Photo)
Delmas and Rod Conley Tackle
Dan Reno Memorial at Atomic Speedway
7, 2017) The father-son duo of Delmas and Rod
Conley ventured about an hour north to Atomic Speedway in Alma,
Ohio on Saturday evening, May 6 for the 9th edition of the 'Dan
Reno Memorial.' The unsanctioned Super Late Model special boasted
a $2,022 winner's check and a myriad of other bonuses. Delmas
won his heat race in preliminary action and led early in the
main event. At the checkers, the Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer
settled for a third place podium showing behind only race winner
Jason Montgomery and runner-up Eddie Carrier, Jr. Rod placed
second in his heat race prior to knocking down a sixth place
effort in the 25-lap headliner. Full results from the annual
'Dan Reno Memorial' can be viewed online by clicking on www.atomicspeedway.net.
Brothers Rod and R.J. Conley
Battle Lucas Oil Foes in Buckeye Spring 50
21, 2017) Brothers Rod and R.J. Conley rolled
back north to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Thursday evening,
April 20 for the annual running of the 'Buckeye Spring 50.'
The cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series invaded
the former K-C Raceway and a $10,000 winner's check was up for
grabs. R.J. timed in ninth quickest in Group A during the qualifying
session prior to running second in his loaded heat race. Rod,
on the other hand, laid down the seventh fastest lap in Group
B during time trials and later grabbed the fourth and final
transfer spot through his heat race. However, both Conley Motorsports,
Inc. (CMI) drivers were hampered by a soft tire selection in
the 50-lap headliner, which helped drop Rod to nineteenth in
the final finishing order and R.J. to twenty-first at the pay
window following the race. Full results from the 'Buckeye Spring
50' can be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Conley's on Podium in $2,500
to win Jim Dunn Qualifier at Atomic Speedway
16, 2017) Conley Motorsports, Inc. was in the
pit area at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday evening,
April 15 for a 'Jim Dunn Qualifier.' The unsanctioned Super
Late Model special boasted a $2,500 winner's check. Rod Conley
timed in second quickest during the qualifying session prior
to running second in both his heat race and the caution-free
main event. "Hot Rod," who fell back early in the
feature distance, advanced back up to the runner-up position
to trail only victor Jackie Boggs at the checkers. Hall of Famer
Delmas Conley earned Fast Time honors during qualifying at the
former K-C Raceway before finishing second in his heat race
and third in the headliner. Complete results from the 'Jim Dunn
Qualifier' can be accessed by clicking on www.atomicspeedway.net.
(Michael Hamilton Photo)
R.J. Conley Cashes $2,000 Win
at Atomic Speedway; Conley's Fill Podium!
26, 2017) R.J. Conley, of Wheelersburg, Ohio,
kicked off his 2017 campaign in victorious fashion on Friday
evening, March 24 at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio! R.J. swept
the night's racing activities at the former K-C Raceway, as
he set Fast Time during the qualifying session, won his heat
race, and later led all 25 circuits of the weekly Super Late
Model main event. At the conclusion of the feature distance,
R.J. was ahead of Rod Conley, Delmas Conley, Nick Latham, and
Eddie Carrier, Jr. to pocket the $2,000 windfall. Rod and Delmas
both finished second in their respective heat races before giving
Conley Motorsports, Inc. a podium sweep in the A-Main!
The #71r team of Rod Conley then ventured to the venerable
Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Saturday night, March
25 for the annual running of the 'Spring 50.' He qualified well
and won his heat race in preliminary action to earn the pole
position for the 50-lap feature event, which boasted a $5,000
payday. "Hot Rod" fought brake issues throughout the
distance and eventually slid back to fourteenth in the final
finishing order. Complete results from both venues can be accessed
online at www.atomicspeedway.net