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J&J Auto Racing Teams Nab Ten Wins: Morgan Turpen Crowned USCS Speedweek Champion


McKENZIE, Tenn. (June 7, 2018) – The early days of June could easily be mistaken for those of July as J&J Auto Racing teams wasted little time in putting wins on the leaderboard in sprint car racing. In only two days and some change, teams competing under the McKenzie, Tenn., manufacturer’s banner won ten races in eight states.

Morgan Turpen’s consistency saw her crowned the United Speed Contest Sanction (USCS) Speedweek Champion on June 2 following a solid week of racing. Turpen’s efforts were recognized at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, AR.

Kicking-off the weekend for J&J Auto Racing was Derek Hagar’s United Speed Contest Sanction (USCS) victory at Magnolia Speedway in Columbus, MS. The win was Hagar’s second of the 2018 season. He was followed to the line by Tony Stewart who finished third.

Across numerous states and a time zone, Doug Hammaker also posted a win on June 1 at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA. Hammaker’s triumph was his first of the season.

Ohio’s Cap Henry drove to a win in his home state at Attica Raceway Park on June 1 to put his name on the J&J Auto Racing leaderboard.

June 2 brought another wave of victories for J&J Auto Racing as Washington native Trey Starks commanded the win at Port Royal (PA) Speedway in the 410ci division. Brock Zearfoss followed Starks to the finish in fourth place.

Clint Garner returned to his winning ways on June 2 at the legendary Knoxville (IA) Raceway. The reigning 360ci Knoxville Nationals champion took the win over fellow J&J Auto Racing driver, Matt Moro, who finished second. Calvin Landis also picked up a 10th place finish.

Sam Hafertepe, Jr., won his fourth feature event of the year at Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, OK on June 2 against an always-stout American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) Red River division field.

Brayden Gaylord was victorious at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, IA on June second as he claimed the IMCA RaceSaver 305ci division feature event to post his third win of the season.

Steve Surniak won the Carolina No Bull Series feature event at Friendship Speedway in Elkin, NC on June 2 to wrap up an exceptional weekend of racing.

Stenhouse Jr. - Marshall Racing’s Sheldon Haudenschild scored his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the 2018 season at Fairbury (IL) Speedway on June 5 to help J&J Auto Racing hit a perfect 10.

For a complete list of J&J Auto Racing winners, please visit http://jandjautoracing.com/About/?Page=Winners.

The McKenzie, Tenn., based shop is currently taking orders for 2018. Teams can contact the shop by calling 1-800-526-5406 or by emailing jjautoracing@bellsouth.net, or by ordering from numerous J&J Auto Racing dealers in the United States, New Zealand and Australia.

For a list of North American based dealers, visit: http://jandjautoracing.com/about/?Page=usa

For a list of Australian based dealers, visit: http://jandjautoracing.com/about/?Page=aus

For a list of New Zealand based dealers, visit: http://jandjautoracing.com/about/?Page=nz

J&J Auto Racing will also expand its social media presence in 2018, as fans can now keep up with the manufacturer on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Follow J&J Auto Racing on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/JJAutoRacing, on Twitter @JJ_Auto_Racing and Instagram @jj_auto_racing. Announcements regarding promotional contests and new products will be released as plans come to fruition.

-J&J-

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, Instagram at @jj_auto_racing and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JJAutoRacing/.






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