MID-ATLANTIC SWING NIGHTLY RESULTS...
13, 2014) Brian Birkhofer and the Birkhofer Racing team
wrapped up their busy three-race Mid-Atlantic swing with the NDRL
tour tonight with the rain-postponed 'Gunters Honey 50' at Winchester
Speedway in Winchester, Virginia. Brian started off his evening
by posting the thirteenth fastest lap in Group B during the qualifying
session and later advanced into the $10,000 to win main event
by virtue of finishing third in his B-Main. After rolling off
from the outside of the eleventh row in the 50-lap race, the Muscatine,
Iowa star rallied past eight racecars en route to a fourteenth
(April 12, 2014) The #15b team resumed their
Mid-Atlantic swing with the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL)
tonight at the pristine Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia,
as the Aaron's 'King of the Commonwealth' was held and a hefty
$20,000 top prize was on the line. Brian Birkhofer clicked off
the tenth fastest lap in Group B during the qualifying session
prior to placing seventh in his heat race and second in his B-Main.
After starting the 60-lap feature event from the outside of the
tenth row, Brian was able to move up a few spots to finish sixteenth
in the final rundown.
(April 11, 2014) Early morning showers with
more rain in the afternoon and evening hours expected have forced
Winchester Speedway and NDRL officials to postpone tonight's $10,000
to win 'Gunters Honey 50' at Winchester (VA) Speedway. Officials
have announced that Sunday, April 13 will be used as the rain
date with gates opening at 2:00pm and hot laps beginning at 6:00pm.
The NDRL "Kings of Dirt" will next be in action on Saturday,
April 12 at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia for the
$20,000 to win Aaron's 'King of the Commonwealth.'
(April 10, 2014) The Birkhofer Racing team
trekked east to compete in a huge tripleheader sanctioned by the
National Dirt Racing League (NDRL). The trio of high-profile races
kicked off tonight at Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in
Imperial, Pennsylvania with the $10,000 to win 'PENNational.'
Brian Birkhofer knocked down the third fastest lap in Group B
during the qualifying session and later powered to a heat race
triumph. After drawing the third starting spot prior to the 50-lapper,
Brian sported a fast Rocket racecar throughout the distance and
eventually claimed a close runner-up effort behind only victor
PAIR OF STRONG RUNS FOR
BIRKHOFER RACING AT I-80!
7, 2014) Brian Birkhofer and his #15b team ventured
to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on April 5-6 for the 'Spring
Meltdown,' which was co-sanctioned by the Corn Belt Clash and
Lucas Oil MLRA tours. On Saturday night in the weekend opener,
Brian ran second in his heat race and later started the $3,000
to win feature event from the outside of the third row. The Muscatine,
Iowa star was then able to pick off a couple of competitors during
the 35-lapper en route to a solid fourth place showing behind
only winner Terry Phillips, Tommy Weder, Jr., and Brad Looney.
At I-80 Speedway on Sunday evening, the two-day 'Spring Meltdown'
wrapped up with a $2,000 to win showdown. Brian finished fourth
in heat race action, which locked him into the outside of the
fifth row in the 30-lap main event. "Birky" was then
on a rail during the A-Main, as he blitzed past eight racecars
on his way to an impressive runner-up performance behind only
victor Rodney Sanders. Complete results from the doubleheader
weekend can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com.
BIRKHOFER DEBUTS NEW
ROCKET CAR IN THAW BRAWL
30, 2014) Birkhofer Racing opened up their 2014 campaign
on Saturday evening, March 29 in the 3rd Annual 'Thaw Brawl' at
LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois! The UMP DIRTcar Series
and American Late Model Series (ALMS) presided over the big program,
which boasted a hefty $15,000 payday. Brian Birkhofer, who debuted
a new Rocket racecar at the 1/4-mile bullring, laid down the fastest
lap in his group during time trials prior to finishing fourth
in his heat race after hitting a few holes the wrong way. The
Muscatine, Iowa native then started the 75-lapper from the outside
of the eighth row, but was an early victim in the attrition-filled
race. Brian suffered a flat right rear tire around the halfway
mark and retired in the fifteenth position. Full results from
last night at LaSalle Speedway can be viewed online at www.lasallespeedway.com.
BRIAN BIRKHOFER EYES
LASALLE TO START '14 SEASON!
(January 27, 2014) After deciding to once again
skip Arizona and Florida early in the 2014 season, Brian Birkhofer
announced today that he is eyeing the 3rd Annual 'Thaw Brawl'
to unload his #15b for the first time this year. The LaSalle Speedway
in LaSalle, Illinois will hold the two-day extravaganza on March
28-29 and the American Late Model Series (ALMS) will preside over
the dirt-slinging action. A $2,000 top prize will be on the line
in Friday's weekend opener, while a whopping $15,000 payday will
be up for grabs in Saturday's big finale. More information concerning
the 'Thaw Brawl' weekend can be accessed online at www.lasallespeedway.com.