Rod Conley Cashes $1,500 Paycheck
in Winning First Feature of 2016 at Atomic!
(June 19, 2016) Rod
Conley, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, nabbed his first feature victory
of the 2016 campaign on Saturday night, June 18 at Atomic Speedway
in Alma, Ohio! Rod was able to sweep the evening's festivities
at the track formerly known as K-C Raceway, as he set Fast Time
in qualifying, won his heat race, and later led from flag-to-flag
in the feature event. At the checkers of the weekly Super Late
Model headliner, "Hot Rod" found himself celebrating
the $1,500 win over Duane Chamberlain, Jason Montgomery, Greggie
Oliver, and Mark Frazier!
At Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on Saturday,
Delmas and R.J. Conley were in the pit area to vie for a $2,000
top prize. R.J. clicked off the fastest lap overall during the
qualifying session, but unfortunately hurt a motor in doing
so and was forced to scratch from the remainder of the program.
Delmas, on the other hand, knocked down the fifth quickest time
in qualifying before scoring the win in heat race action. After
starting the weekly A-Main from the outside of the front row,
the Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer led the majority of the race
before finishing a close runner-up behind only victor Nick Bocook.
Complete results from both racetracks can be accessed online
R.J. Conley Gets Second Feature
Win of 2016 Saturday at PRP!
12, 2016) R.J. Conley reached victory lane for
the second time in 2016 on Saturday evening, June 11 at the
nearby Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! R.J. posted
the second quickest lap during the qualifying session prior
to scoring the victory in heat race action. The Wheelersburg,
Ohio native then paced the field from flag-to-flag in the main
event to bag the $2,000 winner's check ahead of Stephen Breeding,
Kenny Christy, Delmas Conley, and Shannon Thornsberry. Delmas,
the patriarch of the Conley racing clan, ran second in his heat
race before bringing home a solid fourth place effort in the
Rod Conley tackled Jackson County Speedway in Jackson, Ohio
and Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio over the June 10-11 weekend.
At Jackson on Friday night, Rod laid down the quickest lap overall
during STARS qualifying, but unfortunately hit the wall hard
in his heat race and was forced to scratch from the $2,000 to
win main event with heavy damage to his #71r mount. On Saturday
at Atomic, "Hot Rod" placed second in his heat race
and third in the $2,250 to win feature event behind only victor
Jackie Boggs and runner-up Greggie Oliver. Full results from
all three venues can be accessed online at www.jacksoncospeedway.com,
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Conley Motorsports, Inc. Racks
Up Trio of Top Fives Over Holiday Weekend
(May 30, 2016) The
Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) teams blanketed southern Ohio
over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, as Delmas, Rod, and R.J.
Conley tackled a trio of different Buckeye State venues from
May 27-29. On Friday night at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg,
Ohio, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series presided
over a $10,000 to win shootout. Rod ran sixth in his heat race,
second in his B-Main, and sixteenth in the 50-lap headliner.
His brother R.J. finished fifth in heat race action prior to
winning the consolation event and running seventeenth in the
"Hot Rod" then took his #71r operation to Atomic
Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday evening for a $2,250 to win
weekly Super Late Model show. Rod set Fast Time in qualifying
and finished second in his heat race before bagging a strong
runner-up performance in the A-Main behind only feature winner
Duane Chamberlain. R.J. was back in action on Saturday at Portsmouth
Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio, as a $2,000 top prize was
on the line in a weekly program. R.J. qualified well, ran fourth
in the fast dash, and later slipped back to sixth in the 25-lapper.
Delmas, the patriarch of the racing Conley clan, then joined
his sons Rod and R.J. on Sunday at Portsmouth Raceway Park for
the annual running of the 'Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50.'
Delmas won his heat race in preliminary action, but later suffered
radiator issues in the $5,000 to win main event that dropped
the Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer to a disappointing thirteenth
place showing. Rod ran second in his heat race and later climbed
up to second in the 50-lap contest to claim another runner-up
effort behind only victor Jackie Boggs. R.J. placed fifth in
his heat race prior to blasting past twelve competitors during
the 'Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50' en route to a solid fourth
place payout at the pay window. Complete results from the hectic
holiday weekend can be found online at www.woolms.com,
Three CMI Drivers Transfer into
Inaugural $50k Buckeye Nationals!
15, 2016) Delmas, Rod, and R.J. Conley all trekked
to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on May 13-14 for the inaugural
running of the 'Buckeye Nationals.' The Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series presided over the two-day extravaganza, which boasted
a whopping $50,000 payday and drew a stellar field of 49 entrants.
On Friday night during preliminary action, R.J. qualified third
quickest in Group A and Rod timed in fifth fastest in Group
B, while Delmas laid down the fourteenth best time in Group
A. All three Conley Motorsports, Inc. (CMI) drivers then advanced
into the main event through their respective heat races, as
R.J. and Delmas finished second and Rod brought home a third
place prelim performance.
When the 75-lap headliner went green on Saturday evening, each
of the three Wheelersburg, Ohio pilots had their sights solely
set on the lucrative $50k winner's check. At the end of the
action-packed race, "Hot Rod" was the lone CMI driver
on the track and he crossed underneath the checkers in the thirteenth
position. R.J. and Delmas both retired prematurely and finished
twentieth and twenty-fourth respectively in the final rundown
of the 'Buckeye Nationals.' Complete results from Atomic Speedway
can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Conley Motorsports, Inc. Busy
in Weekend Events Across Southern Ohio
(May 8, 2016) The
Conley Motorsports, Inc. teams invaded a trio of different facilities
in the Buckeye State over the May 6-7 weekend and were able
to walk away with a couple of Top Five performances. On Friday
night, Rod Conley tackled the Legendary Hilltop Speedway in
Marietta, Ohio where a $3,000 top prize was on the line in an
AMRA/STARS Late Model Alliance showdown. "Hot Rod"
placed fourth in his heat race prior to finishing tenth in the
final rundown of the main event. His brother R.J. Conley traveled
down the road to a weekly Super Late Model show at Southern
Ohio Speedway in Wheelersburg, Ohio on Friday and emerged with
a third place effort in the $1,500 to win headliner after storming
from the tail due to a flat tire in his heat race.
At Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday evening, the annual
running of the 'Dan Reno Memorial' took place and a $3,622 winner's
check was up for grabs. Rod qualified well and won the dash
to earn the pole position for the 36-lapper. After leading the
early stages of the unsanctioned race, Rod wound up fourth at
the checkers behind only winner Devin Moran, Freddie Carpenter,
and Duane Chamberlain. Delmas Conley clicked off the fastest
lap during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors prior to finishing
sixth in the fast dash and seventh in the 'Dan Reno Memorial.'
Full results from all three tracks can be found online at www.legendaryhilltopspeedway.com,
R.J. Conley Pockets $2,000 for
Emotional Charlie Floyd Memorial Benefit Win!
30, 2016) R.J. Conley, of Wheelersburg, Ohio,
scored his first victory of the young 2016 racing season on
Friday evening, April 29 in the 'Charlie Floyd Memorial Benefit'
race at the nearby Southern Ohio Speedway! R.J. earned Fast
Time honors in qualifying for the AMRA/STARS Late Model Alliance
show and later took the win in heat race action. After starting
the 25-lapper from the pole position, R.J. led each and every
circuit en route to the emotional $2,000 triumph over Stephen
Breeding, Kevin Wagner, Mark Frazier, and Robbie Lewis! Complete
results from Southern Ohio Speedway can be obtained by clicking
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Rod and R.J. Conley Land in Top
Five at Atomic Speedway!
24, 2016) The Conley Motorsports, Inc. team
was in the pit area at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on Saturday
night, April 23 for a weekly Super Late Model program, which
boasted a $2,250 winner's check. R.J. Conley posted the quickest
lap in qualifying aboard his new XR1 Rocket Chassis to earn
Fast Time honors and later placed third in his heat race. After
starting the headliner from the inside of the fourth row, R.J.
was able to drive past a couple of competitors on his way to
a fifth place showing.
His brother Rod Conley ran second in his heat race and also
found himself in the top five at the conclusion of the main
event. "Hot Rod" wound up fourth in the final finishing
order behind only race winner Devin Moran, Duane Chamberlain,
and Eddie Carrier, Jr. Delmas Conley was also in action at Atomic
Speedway over the weekend and finished second in his heat race
before running into issues during the feature and retiring in
the nineteenth position. Complete results from Saturday evening
can be accessed by clicking on www.atomicspeedway.net.
Conley Motorsports, Inc. Litters
the Top Five at Moler and Atomic!
(April 17, 2016) Brothers
Rod and R.J. Conley ventured to Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg,
Ohio on Friday night, April 15 for a $3,000 to win Ultimate
Battle of the Bluegrass Series showdown. R.J. ran third in heat
race action and later passed four competitors during the A-Main
en route to a strong fourth place performance behind only winner
Devin Moran, Duane Chamberlain, and Dustin Linville. Rod placed
fourth in his heat race and hung around the top ten during the
feature event before eventually claiming a solid tenth place
The patriarch of the Conley racing family - Delmas Conley -
then joined his sons on Saturday evening, April 16 at Atomic
Speedway in Alma, Ohio. R.J. set Fast Time during the qualifying
session, won his heat race, and later led the opening laps of
the $2,250 to win main event before settling for an impressive
runner-up showing behind only winner Jason Montgomery. Rod experienced
mechanical woes during his heat race, but passed ten competitors
during the headliner on his way to a fourth place finish. Delmas
won his heat race and battled early for the lead in the feature
before settling for a fifth place payout at the pay window.
Complete results from both racetracks can be found online at
R.J. Conley Fourth in Johnny
Salyer / Roger Breeding Memorial at 201
3, 2016) R.J. Conley was the lone Conley Motorsports,
Inc. driver to turn a wheel over the weekend, as his #71c team
rolled into 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky on Saturday, April
2 for the annual running of the 'Johnny Salyer / Roger Breeding
Memorial.' The Super Late Model special in the Commonwealth
of Kentucky was unsanctioned and boasted a $3,000 top prize.
R.J. clicked off the third quickest lap during the qualifying
session and later placed fourth in the fast dash. After rolling
off from the outside of the second row in the 30-lap main event,
R.J. climbed to as high as second and battled Tim Dohm for the
lead late in the distance. After an unsuccessful bid for the
point took him out of the preferred racing groove, the Wheelersburg,
Ohio ace slipped back to fourth at the checkers behind only
winner Dohm, Josh Hall, and Eddie Carrier, Jr. Complete results
can be obtained by clicking on www.201speedway.net.