March 21st, 2015 - Chad Stapleton kicked off his 2015 season on Saturday night at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) as he took part in the $10,000-to-win, 18th Annual Indiana Icebreaker, sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS).
Forty-one Super Late Models registered for battle, and with the top four finishers moving onto the 50-lap main event Chad narrowly missed the transfer via heat race action, which relegated him to a b-main. Unfortunately, Stapleton failed to reach a transfer position in his b-main, ending his night early.
Complete results from the event are available at www.LucasDirt.com
November 15th, 2014 - Chad Stapleton once again assumed the roll of team owner over the weekend as he fielded a car for Bub McCool in the 3rd Annual Deep Fried 75 at Duck River Raceway Park (Wheel, Tennessee).
The $11,000-to-win program, which was sanctioned by the Southern Nationals Bonus Series drew a field of thirty-three Super Late Models to the 1/4 mile oval. Bub earned the third starting spot for his heat race via qualifications on Friday night. Unfortunately, freezing track conditions forced heat race action to be postponed until Saturday afterrnon. Heath Lawson Photo
When competition resumed on Saturday, McCool raced to a third place finish in his heat to lock into the ninth starting position for the 75 lap finale. When the race went green, Bub quickly marched his way forward and had entered the top five by lap 23. Disaster struck for the Vicksburg, Mississippi driver on lap 27 when he looped his entry while running fourth. McCool was able to continue at the tail of the field only to see mechanical issues bring his night to an end on lap 51 as he slowed in turn one to draw the caution. He was credited with a fifteenth place finish in the final rundown.
Complete results from the event are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com
November 8th, 2014 - Bub McCool piloted Chad Stapleton's #32 Club 29 Super Late Model over the weekend at The Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina) during the 8th Annual World of Outlaws World Finals.
Seventy-five entries took part in Thursday night's double qualifying rounds, which set the heat race grids for Friday and Saturday night's program.
Bub advanced to a fourth place finish in his heat race on Friday night after starting sixth, which left him one spot short of transferring to the feature. McCool raced to the win in his b-main, earning him the 21st starting spot on the grid for the $12,000 main event. Despite starting near the back of the pack, Bub sliced through the field to register a solid tenth place finish.
Looking to capitalize on his Friday night performance, Bub stormed from the seventh starting spot in his heat race to finish second, which locked him into the twelfth starting spot for the 50 lap finale. Throughout the course of the $12,000-to-win feature, McCool advanced six spot to finish sixth behind race winner, Jimmy Owens, Tim McCreadie, Scott Bloomquist, Billy Moyer and Darrell Lanigan.
Complete results from the weekend are available at www.WoOLMS.com
May 31st, 2014 - It was back to Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, Ohio) on Friday night, and once again Chad Stapleton did not disappoint. Fifteen Super Late Models registered for the Weekly Racing Series event, and by virtue of a heat race win, Chad earn the pole position for the finale with Duane Chamberlain alongside. When the main event went green it was Stapleton out front, as he and Chamberlain exchanged the position multiple times in the early laps before Chamberlain took control on lap five. Duane Chamberlain would lead the rest of the way for the victory while Stapleton settled in second. John Whitney, Jason Jameson, and Greggie Oliver rounded out the top five finishers. Full results from the event are available at www.MolerRacewayPark.com (Steve Alcorn Photo)
Saturday night found the team pitted at Twin Cities Raceway Park (North Vernon, Indiana) for another Weekly Racing Series program. Chad locked into the feature via preliminary action and race his #57J MSRMafia.com/Barry Wright/Jay Dickens Racing Engine Super Late Model to a third place finish behind race winner, Tim Prince, and Dennis Roberson. Full results from the program are available at www.TwinCitiesRacewayPark.net
May 24th, 2014 - The Memorial Day weekend saw Chad entering a pair of events in Ohio and Indiana. On Friday night actioned opened at Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, Ohio) with a Weekly Racing Series event. With eleven cars entered Chad drew the third starting spot for the second heat race. Stapleton charged to the heat race win, which locked him into the second starting position for the feature. He raced at the front of the pack throughout the event before finishing second behind race winner, Duane Chamberlain. Full results from the event are available at www.MolerRacewayPark.com
Saturday evening took the team to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for a Weekly Racing Series event that the 1/4 oval. Twenty-nine entries were on hand for the program, and after finishing second in his heat race Stapleton went on to record a disappointing nineteenth place finish in the final rundown. Complete results from the program can be found at www.BrownstownSpeedway.com
May 17th, 2014 - After a weekend away from track, Chad Stapleton returned to the seat of his #32 Rightway Construction/Barry Wright/Jay Dickens Racing Engine Super Late Model on Saturday night for a Weekly Racing Series event at Twin Cities Raceway Park (North Vernon, Indiana). Stapleton locked into the outside pole position for the feature via preliminary action, and when the green flag waved he set the pace out front. Chad had begun to work his way through lap traffic as the field saw the halfway mark. Unfortunately, his night was brought to an end when a lap car slowed in front of him, leaving Chad with nowhere to go. Full results from the program are available at www.TwinCitiesRacewayPark.net
May 3rd, 2014 - Friday night found Chad Stapleton back in action at Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, Ohio) for a $1,500-to-win event. A field of fourteen entries was on hand for the program, and after finish third in his heat race he started fifth in the feature. Stapleton battled amongst the top five throughout the event before crossing the finish line in fourth behind race winner Duane Chamberlain, Marty O'Neal, and John Whitney. Full results from the event are available at www.MolerRacewayPark.com
Saturday evening took the team to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for a Weekly Racing Series event. Seventeen entries were in the pit area, and Chad once again finished third in his heat race before racing to a fourth place finish behind race winner Shelby Miles, Jeremy Hines, and Marty O'Neal in the feature event. Complete results from the program can be found at www.BrownstownSpeedway.com