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Shannon Babb Pulls Off Dramatic Last
Corner Pass to Win at Farmer City!
13, 2018) Shannon Babb, of Moweaqua, Illinois,
racked up his third feature win of the 2018 racing season in thrilling
fashion on Friday evening, May 11 in the 'Farmer City 74' at Farmer
City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois! Shannon timed in second quickest
in Group A during the qualifying session before bagging a heat race
triumph. After starting the 74-lap MARS Racing Series headliner
from the inside of the second row, Shannon ran second through much
of the feature distance before rocketing past race long leader Billy
Moyer coming out of turn four on the final lap. The "Moweaqua
Missile" captured the $10,000 top prize in a photo finish over
Moyer, Brian Shirley, Tim Manville, and Devin Gilpin. Saturday's
$10,000 to win 'FALS Frenzy' event at Fairbury American Legion Speedway
in Fairbury, Illinois was then washed out by inclement weather.
Full results from the 'Farmer City 74' can be viewed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Babb Drives to Podium Finish in St.
Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 at Macon!
29, 2018) The Shannon Babb Racing (SBR) team
made their way to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and
Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois on April 27-28 for a pair of $12,000
to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series throwdowns. On Friday night
in the 'Busch 50' at Granite City, Shannon Babb unfortunately missed
out on the 50-lap feature event after finishing seventh in his loaded
heat race and sixth in his B-Main. At the tiny 1/5-mile Macon oval
on Saturday evening in the 'St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100,' Shannon
won his heat race, battled up front during the 100-lap headliner,
and eventually placed third and on the podium behind only $12,000
winner Bobby Pierce and runner-up Ryan Unzicker! Full results from
both weekend shows in the Land of Lincoln can be viewed online at
(Brendon Bauman Photo)
Shannon Babb Leads Majority of Slocum
50 to Pocket $10,555 Payday!!!
22, 2018) Following a fifth place effort
in a weekly program on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer
City, Illinois, Shannon Babb picked up his second feature win of
the young 2018 racing season on Saturday evening, April 21 at 34
Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa! Shannon laid down the quickest
time in Group B during Lucas Oil MLRA Series qualifying and later
won his heat race to earn the outside of the front row for the start
of the 'Slocum 50.' The Moweaqua, Illinois star then grabbed the
point from early leader Chris Simpson on the fifth circuit and led
the remainder of the 50-lap distance to pocket the hefty $10,555
top prize! Finishing behind his #18 machine was Chris Simpson, Chad
Simpson, Billy Drake, and Dave Eckrich! Full results from both weekend
races can be viewed online at www.farmercityracing.com
Babb Enters Rare Tuesday Show at
Fayette County; Finishes Second!
(April 18, 2018) Shannon
Babb and his #18 SBR team entered a rare mid-week show at Fayette
County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois on Tuesday night, April
17. After drawing the fifth starting spot for his heat race, Shannon
steered his XR1 Rocket machine past a trio of racecars to finish
second in the prelim. The Moweaqua, Illinois star then had a strong
run in the $1,500 to win main event as well before claiming a runner-up
performance behind only feature winner Brian Shirley. Full results
from last night can be located online by visiting www.fayettecospeedway.com.
Shannon Babb Scores Season Opening
Victory at LaSalle Speedway!
1, 2018) The Shannon Babb Racing (SBR) team
finally kicked off their version of the 2018 racing season on March
30-31 in the 7th edition of the 'Thaw Brawl' at LaSalle Speedway
in LaSalle, Illinois. In the doubleheader opener on Friday night,
Shannon Babb timed in sixth quickest in Group A during Lucas Oil
MLRA Series qualifying before running second in his heat race. After
starting his season opener from the outside of the sixth row, Shannon
stormed to the front of the talented field in the 50-lapper and
eventually got by leader Brian Shirley with only two laps remaining.
The Moweaqua, Illinois standout then beat Ricky Weiss, Dennis Erb,
Jr., Brandon Sheppard, and Chad Simpson to the checkered flag to
bag the $5,000 winner's check!
On Saturday evening, the MLRA tour sanctioned the 'Thaw Brawl'
finale, which boasted a whopping $15,000 payday. Shannon once again
laid down the sixth fastest lap in Group B during time trials prior
to placing second in his loaded heat race. The "Moweaqua Missile"
then enjoyed another strong run in the 75-lap headliner to claim
a steady sixth place effort behind only victor Chris Simpson, Rusty
Schlenk, Ricky Weiss, Chad Simpson, and Brian Shirley. Complete
results from both 'Thaw Brawl' shows can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com.