* Victory Circle by Moyer Dirt Late Model Roller (Without
* 400 c.i. Clements Racing Engine
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Babb to Start
2014 Season Sometime in March; Adds Rockets to Stable!
(January 7, 2014) Shannon Babb and his
#18 team announced today that they do not plan to travel
to Arizona in January or Florida in February for early season
Dirt Late Model events. Instead, Shannon will wait until
sometime in the month of March to kick off his '14 campaign
somewhere closer to home. The SBR team has recently added
a pair of new Rocket racecars to their stable, which also
includes their Victory Circle by Moyer machines from years
past. When Shannon confirms any race dates for 2014, they
will be posted immediately on the SCHEDULE
page of the website!!!
Concludes 2013 Season at Knoxville Raceway...
28, 2013) The 10th Annual 'Lucas Oil Late Model
Knoxville Nationals' wrapped up tonight at Knoxville (IA)
Raceway with the $40,000 to win crown jewel main event.
Shannon Babb grabbed the third transfer spot through the
B-Main and later started the 100-lapper from the inside
of the fourteenth row. Unfortunately, Shannon retired early
from the 'Knoxville Nationals' and was eventually paid for
twenty-seventh at the pay window in his 2013 season finale.
(September 27, 2013) Another
$7,000 winner's check was on the line tonight at Knoxville
Raceway, as night two of the 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville
Nationals' took place at the black-dirt oval. Shannon Babb
posted the sixteenth quickest lap in Group B during Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trials and later scored
the win in his stacked heat race. After starting the 25-lap
feature event from the outside of the sixth row, Shannon
was unfortunately an early retiree in the A-Main and was
placed twenty-first in the final finishing order.
(September 26, 2013) Shannon
Babb and his #18 team traveled to the immaculate Knoxville
Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa tonight for the start of the
10th Annual 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.'
A stout 72 car field converged on the 1/2-mile Marion County
Fairgrounds facility to vie for the $7,000 top prize. Shannon
started his night by clicking off the sixteenth fastest
lap in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying
and later finished seventh in his loaded heat race. Following
a win in the C-Main, Shannon wound up seventeenth in the
B-Main and unfortunately could not transfer into the 25-lap
WOOLMS Doubleheader in Illinois and Missouri...
15, 2013) Shannon Babb Racing (SBR) invaded the
tiny Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, Illinois and the
Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri on September
13-14 for a pair of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late
Model Series battles. On Friday night in the 'Photobilly
50' at Belleville, Shannon Babb ran second in his heat race,
redrew the third starting spot prior to the 50-lap main
event, and later claimed a solid fourth place effort behind
only victor Brandon Sheppard, Shane Clanton, and Rick Eckert.
In the 'Pevely Nationals' on Saturday evening at Pevely,
Shannon also ran second in his heat race before leading
the first 31 circuits of the 55-lapper. Unfortunately, the
Moweaqua, Illinois star eventually hit the wall running
in the fourth spot on lap 52 and wound up placed fifteenth
in the final rundown. Full results from both races can be
viewed online at www.woolms.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Competes in Long World 100 Weekend at Eldora
8, 2013) Shannon Babb and his #18 team made their
yearly September pilgrimage to the hallowed Eldora Speedway
in Rossburg, Ohio from September 5-7 for the 43rd Annual
'World 100.' The expanded three-day format kicked off with
Twin 25s, each of which boasted a $5,000 top prize. On Thursday
night, Shannon ran fifth in his heat race, won his B-Main,
and later climbed eleven positions during the 25-lapper
en route to a steady tenth place performance. At the "Big
E" on Friday night, Shannon finished third in his heat
race prior to winding up a disappointing twenty-fourth in
the final rundown of the 25-lap feature event.
Business really picked up on Saturday at the
1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant, as a whopping $46,000
winner's check was on the line. Shannon ran fourth in his
loaded heat race, but later grabbed the fourth and final
transfer spot through his B-Main to earn the outside fourteenth
row in the 100-lap crown jewel main event. The Moweaqua,
Illinois ace then retired from the 'World 100' after only
17 circuits and wound up placed thirty-first in the final
finishing order. Complete results from Eldora can be viewed
online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Top Ten in Lone Labor Day Weekend Show at Farmer City
(August 31, 2013) The Shannon Babb Racing
(SBR) team entered one lone Dirt Late Model event over the
Labor Day holiday weekend, as they traveled to the Farmer
City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on Friday, August
30 for a $2,000 to win program. Shannon Babb timed in eleventh
fastest during the qualifying session and later wound up
seventh in his heat race. After starting the main event
from the inside of the seventh row, Shannon was able to
pick off four competitors on his way to a ninth place outing.
Complete results from the 1/4-mile fairgrounds venue can
be found online at www.farmercityracing.net.
Tripleheader Weekend Headlined by $10,000 Highland Win!
26, 2013) Shannon Babb made history on Sunday night,
August 25 by capturing his 83rd career UMP Summer Nationals
victory in a rain-postponed event at the Highland Speedway
in Highland, Illinois! Shannon laid down the fastest lap
overall during the qualifying session and later took the
win in heat race action. After starting from the outside
of the front row in the 40-lapper, Shannon grabbed the lead
on lap 25 and led the final sixteen circuits en route to
the $10,000 triumph over Ryan Unzicker, Bobby Pierce, Brian
Shirley, and Randy Korte!
Earlier in the weekend, the #18 SBR team tackled
a pair of UMP DIRTcar Series and MARS DIRTcar Series co-sanctioned
clashes on Friday at the Paducah International Raceway in
Paducah, Kentucky and on Saturday at the Federated Raceway
at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. In Friday's $5,000 to win 'USA
World 50,' Shannon ran second in his heat race, but unfortunately
suffered problems in the 50-lapper that led to an eleventh
place effort. At Pevely on Saturday, Shannon finished fourth
in heat race action prior to moving up seven spots in the
$5,000 to win A-Main en route to a steady seventh place
performance. Full results from the triple shot can be viewed
online at www.dirtondirt.com.
(Jeff Hall Photo)
USA Nationals Weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway
3, 2013) The "Moweaqua Missile" Shannon
Babb wrapped up the 26th Annual 'USA Nationals' tonight
at Cedar Lake Speedway. After starting the $50,000 to win
main event from the seventeenth spot, Shannon blasted all
the way up to the fourth position before retiring after
79 circuits due to a burnt piston. Following the completion
of the 100-lapper, Shannon was credited with a disappointing
twentieth place finish at CLS.
(August 2, 2013) Things really
ratcheted up at Cedar Lake tonight, as preliminary events
for the 26th edition of the 'USA Nationals' took place.
Shannon Babb clicked off the eleventh fastest lap in Group
B during WOOLMS time trials and later grabbed the third
and final transfer spot in his heat race behind only Josh
Richards and Jimmy Owens. The Moweaqua, Illinois star will
roll off from the inside of the ninth row in tomorrow's
$50,000 to win crown jewel extravaganza.
(August 1, 2013) Shannon
Babb Racing (SBR), fresh off their big victory last weekend
at Fairbury, traveled north to the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway
in New Richmond, Wisconsin for the annual 'USA Nationals.'
Shannon Babb laid down the quickest lap in Group B during
World of Outlaws Late Model Series qualifying and later
took the win in heat race action. After drawing the fourth
starting spot prior to the $6,000 to win feature event,
Shannon was a fixture towards the front of the stellar field
throughout the 40-lapper and eventually netted a third place
performance behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard and
runner-up Josh Richards.
Wins Thrilling Prairie Dirt Classic to Pocket $20,000!!!
28, 2013) Shannon Babb came out on top of a thrilling
'Prairie Dirt Classic' this weekend (July 26-27) to pocket
a huge $20,000 payday! For the first time, the World of
Outlaws Late Model Series roared into Fairbury American
Legion Speedway to preside over the 24th edition of the
storied race. Shannon started out his weekend by laying
down the fifth fastest lap in Group B during WOOLMS time
trials on Friday night at the Fairbury, Illinois bullring
before taking the win in his heat race. After drawing the
sixth starting spot prior to Saturday's 100-lapper, Shannon
helped put on a battle for the ages in front of a huge crowd
during the PDC.
The Moweaqua, Illinois ace inched forward
early in the extra-distance affair before turning up the
wick late in the race. Shannon grabbed the top spot from
Bobby Pierce on lap 81 and then swapped the lead on a couple
of different occasions throughout the next twelve laps.
He finally took control for good on lap 93 and led the final
eight circuits on his way to the $20,000 triumph over Dale
McDowell, Bobby Pierce, Tim McCreadie, and Shane Clanton.
The victory marked Shannon's third 'Prairie Dirt Classic'
title, as he also took home the win back in 2002 and 2006.
Full results from FALS can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
(Kevin Kovac Photo)