|February 21st, 2015 - World of Outlaws Late Models Invade Volusia
|The World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series invaded Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Thursday night for the final three nights of the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals.
Forty-nine entries filled the pit area for the first $10,000-to-win event of the week. Junghans failed to qualify for the 50-lap finale via preliminary action and would have to utilize a series provisional to lock in the 28th starting spot on the grid. Despite starting at the back of the pack Chase marched his way forward, advancing fifteen spots to a thirteenth place finish in the final rundown.
Friday night's WoO Late Model Series program also boosted a $10,000 top prize to competitors in the DIRTcar Nationals. Forty-seven Super Late Models converged on the 1/2-mile oval. Chase failed to reach a transfer position in either his heat race to a b-main, forcing him to utilize a series' emergency provisional to lock in the 27th starting position for the 50-lap feature. Junghans went on to cross the finish line in seventeenth.
A tough week at Volusia Speedway Park came to a close on Saturday night for the Manhattan, Kansas star. Forty-five entries registered for the $10,000-to-win, WoO Late Model Series finale. Chase fell one spot short of a transfer position through his heat race, relinquishing him to a b-main. He later won the b-main, locking him into the seventeenth starting spot for the 50-lap main event. Junghans charged forward in the feature, advancing eight positions en route to a solid ninth place finish.
Chase is currently eighth in the latest WoO standings. Complete results from the weekend and the latest series' standings can be found at www.WoOLMS.com
|February 18th, 2015 - Junghans Competes in DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia
|Action shifted to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Monday night as Chase Junghans began a week-long series of event in the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals.
Chase entered the $7,000-to-win opener, which drew a field of forty-three UMP Super Late Models to the 1/2-mile oval. Junghans failed to reach a transfer position in heat race action, sending him to a b-main. In the b-main he raced to a sixth place finish, but only the top three finishers moved on to the 30-lap feature, ending his night early.
Junghans resumed competition on Wednesday after Tuesday night's events were cancelled due to inclement weather. The winner's check increased to $10,000 which saw forty-eight entries register for battle. Junghans' night would once again come to a disappointing early end as he failed to qualify for the 40-lap finale.
Full results from the event are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com
|February 15th, 2015 - Bubba Raceway Park Up Next for Shop Quik Racing
|Chase Junghans and the Shop Quik Racing team traveled to Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Florida) for the opening round of the Bubba Army Winter Nationals.
Twenty-eight entries registered for the UMP Super Late Model event on Friday night, which boosted a $5,000 top prize. Chase raced to a fifth place finish in the second heat race, earning him the fourteenth starting spot on the feature grid. He went on to record an eleventh place finish at the checkered flag in the 30-lap main event.
The World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series sanctioned a $10,000-to-win program on Saturday night in Round #2 of the Winter Nationals. Chase qualified fourth overall among the twenty-entries and went on to win his heat race, sending him to the redraw for the 50-lap feature. Junghans received this sixth starting spot for the main event but would settled to a ninth place finish in the final rundown.
Sunday evening's Bubba Army Winter Nationals finale also boosted a $10,000 top for WoO competitors, and the car count would increase to thirty-one entrants. Chase posted the ninth fastest lap overall during time trails, earning him the third starting spot for his heat race. Struggles in heat race action left Junghans short of a transfer position, which sent him to a b-main. He fell one spot short of the transfer in the b-main, forcing him to utilize a series provisional to lock in the 23rd starting spot on the feature grid. Chase advanced eight spot in the 50-lap finale to a fifteenth place finish.
Chase is currently twelfth in the latest WoO standings. Complete results from the weekend and the latest series' standings can be found at www.WoOLMS.com
|February 7th, 2015 - Chase Junghans Enters Winter Freeze at Screven
|Chase Junghans made the trek to Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Georgia) on Thursday night for the opening round of the 5th Annual Winter Freeze. Zach Yost Racing Photography
Thirty-four entries register for the unsanctioned, $5,000-to-win event. Junghans failed to qualify for the feature via time trials, sending him to a b-main. He advanced from eighth to finish fourth in his b-main, earning him the sixteenth starting spot on the feature grid. During the course of the finale, Chase raced his way to a fourteenth place finish in the final rundown. Complete results are available at www.ScrevenMotorsports.com
A $10,000 top prize was up for grabs on Friday night in round #2 of the Winter Freeze as the World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series began their 2015 campaign. Thirty-two entries returned for battle, and Chase failed to reach a transfer position in his heat race, forcing him to run a b-main. A third place finish in his b-main earned Junghans the 22nd starting position for the 50 lap feature. He went on to register a seventeenth place finish at the checkered flag.
Saturday night's finale for the 5th Annual Winter Freeze at Screven Motor Speedway also boosted a $10,000 top prize. Thirty-three entries converged on the oval for the WoO Late Model Series event, and via time trials Chase locked into the third starting spot for heat race action. Unfortunately, he slipped to a sixth place finish which sent him to a b-main. A second place finish in the b-main locked him into the 20th starting spot for the finale. In the 50 lapper, Junghans raced to a seventeenth place finish.
Full results from the event can be found at www.WoOLMS.com
|January 18th, 2015 - Junghans Continues Competition in Wild West Shootout
|Chase Junghans resumed action in the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) on Friday night with a $3,000-to-win event. Rick Schwallie Photo
Fifty-two Super Late Models were registered for battle, and the night started with Junghans drawing the sixth starting spot for his heat. However, he would slip backwards to a seventh place finish, which left him short of locking into the 30 lap finale. Chase started tenth in his b-main and charged forward to a fifth place finish. Unfortunately, only the top four finishers transferred to the main event as his night came to an early end.
The team looked to bounce back on Saturday as another $3,000-to-win program was contested with fifty-two entrants. Unfortunately it would prove to be another tough outing as Chase fell short of locking into the feature via heat race action and had to run a b-main. Things would only get worse for Junghans in the b-main when he was caught up in a multi-car melee that brought his night to an early end, after racing into a transfer position from his tenth starting spot.
The week-long trek in Tucson drew to a close on Sunday evening with a $10,000-to-win event that drew a field of fifty entries to the 3/8 mile oval. Chase slipped from his front-row starting spot to a third place finish in his heat race, sending him to a b-main. He went on to win the b-main from second, locking him into the eighteenth starting position on the feature grid. In the 50 lap finale, Junghans battled for position early on before ultimately retiring to a 21st place finish in the final rundown.
Full results from the event are available at www.RaceUSARaceway.com
|January 14th, 2015 - Chase Opens Wild West Shootout with Podium Finish!
|Chase Junghans opened his 2015 campaign in his #18 Shop Quik Racing/Capital Race Cars Super Late Model on Saturday evening at USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) during the opening round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. Rick Schwallie Photo
Fifty Super Late Models entered the $3,000-to-win event, and Junghans night began by drawing the ninth starting spot for his heat race. With passing points determining the transfers, Chase charged from ninth to a third place finish locking him into the fourth starting position for the 30 lap feature. Junghans battled throughout the top five for much of the main event before securing a podium finish in the closing laps when he slipped passed Billy Moyer Jr. for a third place performance behind race winner, Darrell Lanigan and Billy Moyer.
On Sunday afternoon a $5,000-to-win purse was posted, and Chase's outing started with him once again drawing a high number at pill draw, pinning him deep in a heat race. He went on to overcome his seventh place starting spot, charging forward to a solid second place finish to lock into the fifth starting spot for 30 lap finale. Junghans battled amongst the top five early on in the feature before settling to a tenth place finish in the final rundown.
Wednesday night's program was headlined by a $3,000-to-win event that drew a field of forty-six entries to the 3/8 mile oval. Junghans started his night by drawing the third starting spot for the first heat race. He went on to register a third place finish which locked him into the sixteenth starting position for the feature. During the course of the 30 lap main event, Chase advanced four spots to a twelfth place finish at the checkered flag.
Full results from the events are available at www.RaceUSARaceway.com