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J&J Auto Racing Teams Continue Early Summer Win Streak Amid Somber Weekend

(Photo: Mike Spieker/NOSA)

McKENZIE, Tenn. (June 27, 2018) – Tennessee sprint car manufacturer J&J Auto Racing saw a near-perfect weekend of racing realized as teams around the country combined for nine victories in only three days.

Celebration isn’t the top priority in the days following, as the World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Sprint Car Series lost one of its own at Beaver Dam (Wis.) Raceway on June 23. J&J Auto Racing extends its deepest condolences to the family of the late Jason Johnson following Saturday’s tragic accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bobbi, Jaxx and the entire Johnson family and No. 41 team at this time.

For those wishing to aid Johnson’s family, the WoO Benevolent Fund has established an official GoFundMe account: https://www.gofundme.com/JasonJohnsonForever41

Wade Nygaard kicked off J&J Auto Racing’s weekend of racing with a Northern Outlaw Sprint Association (NOSA) victory at Norman County Raceway in Ada, MN on June 21. Nygaard followed it up with a second NOSA win at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, ND on June 22 to sweep the doubleheader.

Sam Hafertepe, Jr., won Night One of the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) Dirt Cup at Skagit Speedway in Alger, WA on June 21st to get his weekend off to a solid start on the West Coast. Hafertepe wrapped up the three-day event with a third-place finish on June 23.

Josh Weller added another tally mark to his name on the J&J Auto Racing leaderboard with a United Racing Club (URC) victory at Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, PA on June 22 to open a productive Friday night of racing.

Defending Knoxville 360ci Nationals champion Clint Garner added to his legacy at the legendary half-mile with a win on June 23 to bring his total to four on the season.

“The Queen of the Wings” Morgan Turpen added her third triumph of the season to the J&J Auto Racing leaderboard with a United Sprint Car Series (USCS) victory at Cochran (GA) Motor Speedway on June 23. Her car owner and teammate, Terry Gray, followed her to the line in third-place.

Boston Mead demonstrated his dominance of Butler (MI) Motor Speedway with a third win on June 23.

Jake McLain bested an-always strong field of Carolina No Bull Sprint Series (CNBSS) entries to take the win at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC on June 23.

Mike Leraas posted a win against the Virginia Sprint Series (VSS) on June 23 to wrap-up the weekend of wins for J&J Auto Racing.

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.


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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