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McMullen Repeats As Midwest Sprintcar Association Champion, Teams Win In Five States

(Photo Credit: James Wojciechowski)

McKENZIE, Tenn. (October 4, 2017) – J&J Auto Racing’s Brandon McMullen wrapped up the final weekend of September in a big way as he claimed the Midwest Sprintcar Association (MSA) Series championship, the Plymouth Dirt Track Racing (PDTR) 360 Sprint Car Series track title and sealed it up with a PDTR feature event win at Sheboygan County Fair Park in Plymouth, Wis., on Sept. 30. Coming away unscathed following a crash involving the race leaders, McMullen took the lead on lap 11, survived several restarts and used traffic to his advantage to earn his 12th career PDTR victory and his 17th MSA career triumph. The title marked McMullen’s third consecutive MSA Series championship.

Sam Hafertepe, Jr., also grabbed a big weekend victory as he took the checkered flag in American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) National division competition at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., on Sept. 30. The victory marked the Texas native’s 16th triumph on the 2017 season.

Cap Henry was also a winner on Sept. 30 as he picked up his third win of the year against a stout Sprints On Dirt (SOD) Series field at Berlin Raceway in Marne, Mich. Following Henry to the line was J&J Auto Racing driver, Ryan Ruhl, who picked up a second-place finish.

Matt Foos posted a win in 305ci Winged Sprint Car competition at Fremont (Ohio) Speedway on Sept. 30. The victory was his first of the 2017 season.

Jake McLain wrapped up J&J Auto Racing’s weekend win effort with a victory in Carolina No Bull Sprint (CNBS) Series action at Harris (NC) Motor Speedway on the same night, his second on the year.

For a complete summary of J&J Auto Racing team victories for the weekend of September 30, please see below.

DATE  DRIVER                           TRACK/STATE                       SERIES                 

9/30/17 Sam Hafertepe, Jr.        I-80 Speedway/NE                ASCS National

9/30/17 Cap Henry                   Berlin Raceway/MI                 SOD

9/30/17 Brandon McMullen       Sheboygan Cty. Fair/WI         PDTR

                                                  Series Champion                   MSA

                                                  Track Champion                   PDTR

9/30/17 Matt Foos                     Fremont Speedway/OH         305ci Division

9/30/17 Jake McLain                  Harris Motor Speedway/NC   CNBS

Bert Wojcik from Pennsylvania, was selected as the winner of the September #WinWithJ&J Twitter photo contest this week, as J&J Auto Racing selected his tagged photo from the collection. Earlier this season, J&J Auto Racing announced a Twitter contest open to both race teams competing under the brand’s banner as well as the public. For a chance to win a free J&J Auto Racing T-shirt, entrants must follow the brand on Twitter @JJ_Auto_Racing and post an appropriate racing-related image with J&J Auto Racing’s Twitter account tagged and using the hashtag #WinWithJ&J within the post.

A winner from tagged photos will be selected monthly and announced via J&J Auto Racing’s social media pages. All those submitting photos agree to allow J&J Auto Racing usage rights with photo credit. The contest will run through December 31, 2017. Monthly winners will be selected the last day of each month and announced accordingly.

To see a complete list of J&J Auto Racing race winners to-date, visit http://jandjautoracing.com/About/?Page=Winners


About J&J Auto Racing

For more than 40 years, J&J Auto Racing has been a leader in racecar chassis manufacturing. With intricate attention to detail and a willingness to provide chassis to the consumer’s specifications, J&J has taken its place as a leader in Sprint car racing innovation and safety. Founded and headed by Jack and Bonnie Elam, J&J Auto Racing is based in McKenzie, Tenn. For more information regarding J&J Auto Racing, please visit www.jandjautoracing.com or follow the brand on Twitter @JJ_Auto_Racing and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JJAutoRacing/. 


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