A Rap Board for Race Fans
Welcome to Race Rap! A Rap Board for Race Fans
Top News
The Plain Truth News
Dec 10, 2017 -
Today in The Plain Truth

The Plain Truth News
Dec 10, 2017 -
HEADLINES & STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Plain Truth News
Dec 7, 2017 -
Remembering Pearl Harbor, 76 Years Later

Five Flags Speedway Snowball Derby News
Dec 4, 2017 - By Chuck Corder
Busch Executes Perfect Strategy to Win 50th Annual Snowball Derby for 2nd Career Title

Five Flags Speedway Snowball Derby News
Dec 4, 2017 - By Chuck Corder
Pollard, Choquette Deliver Clash for the Ages with Bubba Winning 2nd Career Snowflake 100

Five Flags Speedway Snowball Derby News
Dec 4, 2017 - By Chuck Corder
Another Derby, Another Piece of History and Hardware as Grill Handily Wins Modifieds 75 Lapper

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Dec 4, 2017 -
Stafford Speedway’s 2018 Early Buy Season Tickets Offer Big Savings

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Dec 4, 2017 -
Tyler Leary Excited About 2018 Late Model Prospects at Stafford Speedway

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 27, 2017 - Andy Marquis
SNS Thanksgiving Day Race Results

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 27, 2017 -
Matt McCall Wins Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 26, 2017 -
SNS. Turkey Day Live Scoring Race Monitor

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 26, 2017 - Langley Austin
Mini Tyrrell Eager to Get Back to Southern National for Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
Thanksgiving Classic 2017 Live Scoring -ALL DIVISIONS- RACE MONITOR

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
LIVE: Thanksgiving Classic Day 2

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
By the Numbers: Thanksgiving Classic at Southern National

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
Big names among winners of SNMP’s Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
NEWS & NOTES: 17th Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
Philip Morris Hopes to Remain Undefeated in Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
Jamie York Scores First Career Win in Opening Night at the Thanksgiving Classic

The Plain Truth News
Nov 23, 2017 -
Thanksgiving Day: Pilgrims were a surprisingly worldly, tolerant lot

The Plain Truth News
Nov 23, 2017 -
EARLY COMMUNISM: AS MUCH A FAILURE THEN AS NOW

The Plain Truth News
Nov 23, 2017 -
The Real Story of Thanksgiving

The Plain Truth News
Nov 23, 2017 -
In Today's Edition of - The Plain Truth -Thanksgiving Edition

Motor Mile Speedway News
Nov 19, 2017 -
Motor Mile Ends NASCAR racing

Langley Speedway News
Nov 18, 2017 -
Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway Releases 2018 Racing Schedule

Nascar Camping World Series News
Nov 18, 2017 -
Timothy Peters to close out Truck Series season for Young’s Motorsports

Waterford Speedbowl News
Nov 18, 2017 -
New London Waterford Speedbowl announces Opening Dates for the 2018 Season

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Nov 18, 2017 -
Keith Rocco, Glen Reen, Cory DiMatteo, Duane Provost, & Johnny Walker Honored As 2017 Stafford Speedway Track Champions


Please patronize our sponsors!
Danny


Tamco Paint.Com NOW ONLINE

Legend
  5:44pm   Past Hour
  4:44pm   1-4 hrs old
  1:44pm   4-12 hrs
  5:44am   12-24 hrs
  5:44pm   Over 24 hrs
     Registered Key
     Referred Key
RaceRap News & Messageboard  Page topnews: Viewing Top News Article
   Viewing Top News Article
Driver & Team Press Releases

Driver & Team Press Releases News
Yontz Sets His Sights on Becoming a Two Time Bailey’s 300 Winner 2006 Champion is Looking to Finish The Year Strong
Sep 18, 2008 - updated Sep 18th, 2008 11:58pm
Web posted by

Concord, NC --

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:September 17, 2008

Winning the Bailey’s 300 once is quite an accomplishment for any Late Model Stock Car driver, but winning it twice is something only a few drivers have been able to achieve. Becoming a two-time winner of the Bailey’s 300 at Martinsville Speedway (VA) is what Alex Yontz will try to put on his racing resume on September 28th.

“There’s a lot of preparation that goes into that race, that’s for sure. Everything kind of leads up to it,” said Yontz. “That’s what many base their whole season around, trying to get ready for it. Many even test weeks before at places that are similar to Martinsville, just trying to make sure they are fully ready for it when they get there and that everything is good and fresh on the car. This is a huge race for us, that’s for sure.”

Preparation and testing paid off for the North Carolina native in 2006 when he captured his first Bailey’s 300 victory. Yontz dominated the end of the race by leading 91 out of the 100 final laps. Along with the title of being a Bailey’s 300 winner, he also received one of the most unique trophies in racing.

“The trophy was a grandfather clock and it’s probably one of the best, most historic trophies there is. It is great just to be able to say you have one and it’s not just a regular trophy in the trophy case. I still have it and keep it in my bedroom actually.”

Going to the race in 2007, Yontz didn’t have the outcome as the previous year. After getting caught up in an accident, he was unable to finish the race and ended up with a 29th-place finish.

This year, Yontz is hoping to have better luck at the race after having what has been a successful racing year so far. He is currently third in points in the UARA Stars Series, which included a win this season at Bristol.

Before Yontz can look towards victory lane, he first has to make it into the field for the Bailey’s 300, which is considered to be one of the biggest challenges of the weekend. Only the top 22 cars make the show on qualifying time with the rest of the starting grid determined by four different heat races, where the top-five cars advance to the show.

“The first thing you have to work for is making the race. You go up there and test and you have to make sure you’re good with qualifying trim, but at the same time make sure you race good,” explained Yontz. “But I guess the first obstacle is getting in the show, making sure you qualify on time. That’s probably the most difficult obstacle to work around.”

Qualifying for the Bailey’s 300 is scheduled for Saturday, September 27th at 1pm. On Sunday, September 28th, heat races will begin at 12:30pm with the race starting at 3pm.

For more information on Alex Yontz, contact Elgin Traylor at (704) 788-2134 ext: 4, and don’t forget to check out his website at www.alexyontz.net


Home  |  Contact

(c) Copyright 2017 RaceRap, LLC

[ Go To Top of Page ]

Tracksdie Weather


Driver Web Sites - Click Here

Advertisers







Tracks

Click Here for entire list of tracks and series

RaceRap News & Photo Page
RaceRap News & Photo Page

Dillon Motor Speedway
Dillon Motor Speedway

Caraway Speedway
Caraway Speedway

Hickory Motor Speedway
Hickory Motor Speedway

Driver & Team Press Releases
Driver & Team Press Releases

Florence Motor Speedway
Florence Motor Speedway

Coastal Plains Raceway Park
Coastal Plains Raceway Park

Richmond International Raceway
Richmond International Raceway

Myrtle Beach Speedway
Myrtle Beach Speedway

Southside Speedway
Southside Speedway

Southern National Motorsports Park
Southern National Motorsports Park

Mountain View Speedway
Mountain View Speedway

Editorial

Lonesome Pine Raceway
Lonesome Pine Raceway

ACE Speedway
ACE Speedway

Wake County Speedway
Wake County Speedway

Carteret County Speedway
Carteret County Speedway



Series

Click Here for entire list of tracks and series

Pass Series Racing
Pass Series Racing

UARA Series
UARA Series

MiniStock Mayhem Series
MiniStock Mayhem Series

South East Limited Late Models Series
South East Limited Late Models Series


RaceRap, LLC

RaceRap