Super Cup Competitor Looks to Combine Past Racing Accomplishments
with Current Ties
North Carolina (November 20, 2014) – Tim Richardson brings a
host of past experience as he plans to rejoin the Super Cup Stock
Car Series for 2015.
The driver originally from Owings Mills, Maryland has quite
the résumé behind the wheel, most recently including three Super
Cup races in 2009 as well as a full schedule in 2011.
While achieving a best career finish of sixth twice and sixth
in the final standings, he believes that he was not able to entirely
show his ability.
car we had just did not want to turn left,” explained Richardson.
“Turned out to be a road course car and it was too
difficult to transition and get it to respond.”
always enjoyed the series, but after moving back to his current
residence in Moyock, North Carolina as well as additional
commitments, racing took a back seat.
His father, Cal Richardson, continued an ownership role and
paired up with JJ Pack in 2013.
A year later the group became Super Cup champions, and for
2015 Tim is excited about putting together a good car with the
champion driver’s knowledge.
always believed that we can do it,” said Richardson.
“If we can lead or follow JJ and have a lot of fun, it will
be a little bit of redemption showing what we couldn’t before.”
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Range of Options Under the Hood an
Affordable Benefit for Super Cup Competitors
North Carolina (October 30, 2014) – Throughout its years of
existence the Super Cup Stock Car Series has continued to search for
ways to keep expenses down. Families
and teams have faced escalating travel and overall living costs in
recent times that leave less money to be devoted to weekend hobbies
such as short track racing.
Enter a variety of
affordable options for drivers to join and regularly compete in the
series, one of them in the form of the car’s power plant.
In 2014, JJ Pack became the first champion to use a sealed
motor; a McGunegill Engine Performance product that is widely used
in the racing industry including Super Cup dating back to 2008.
was nice to see someone do well with it,” said series Director of
Competition Joe Schmaling. “MEP
engines are hard to beat on every level from cost of operation,
performance, service, and durability.
When you put the right people and the right parts in the same
place championships happen.”
While it may lack
on high-end RPM power in comparison, the low torque makes up for it
addition, it is easy to work on and is low on maintenance for those
that may not have as much time to prepare during the week.
All that typically needs to be changed are the spark plugs
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Cup Stock Car Series Sets Presence in West Central Pennsylvania;
Releases 2015 Schedule
North Carolina (September 30, 2014) – The Super Cup
Stock Car Series has reached a long-term agreement with CNB Bank
Raceway Park for 2015 and beyond, which will include three visits to
the Clearfield, Pennsylvania facility during the new season.
“The series promotes itself as
‘racing the way it used to be’ which is exactly what people
need,” said CNB Bank Raceway Park president Tim Bainey Jr.
“It is an affordable way to have fun, in a great
atmosphere, with good competition, and set up in a way that
resembles what NASCAR racing was a few years ago when it was so
popular. The series really has it all and that is why I am making a
personal commitment to helping bring this series to our region.”
The season will begin at the 5/8-mile
asphalt oval on Saturday, May 2, 2015 and additional appearances
will take place in June and August.
Tim’s brother Dan Bainey made his Super Cup debut with a
fourth place finish at Jennerstown Speedway in September, another
track in the region along with a return to Motordrome Speedway that
have committed to the 2015 schedule as well.
“I believe the Super Cup Stock Car
Series is the key to the future of asphalt racing in this part of
the country,” continued Bainey. “I am really looking forward to
seeing this grow in a way that will keep racing affordable for those
of us who love it – long into the future.”
Annual trips to Ohio tracks Columbus
Motor Speedway and Midvale Speedway are also planned for the 2015
More details regarding the
partnership can be viewed on CNB Bank Raceway Park’s official web
The full 2015 tentative schedule along with rules and forms for the
new season can be accessed at the official Super Cup Stock Car
Series site www.supercupstockcarseries.com.
Machines in the Super Cup Stock Car Series Bring Storied Pasts
North Carolina (September 30, 2014) – The
Super Cup Stock Car Series features steel-bodied stock cars, a heavy
machine that is not widely used in the racing community as much as
it had been after several went away from traditional specifications.
Despite that, this style of car remains in existence all over
the country with many carrying quite the history.
The purchased or inherited machines active in Super Cup today
are no different, and many have been associated with some names that
have accomplished a good amount of success.
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Pack Wins the Battle and the War at Jennerstown Super Cup 2014
North Carolina (September 15, 2014) – It has been no secret
that Bealeton, Virginia’s JJ Pack has been the driver to beat
during the 2014 Super Cup Stock Car Series season.
Leading into the Flight 93 National Memorial race weekend at
Pennsylvania’s Jennerstown Speedway, Pack had finished no worse
than second throughout the year.
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Pack Closes in on Super Cup Championship Going into Jennerstown
North Carolina (September 8, 2014) – The Super Cup Stock Car
Series embarks upon their final event of the 2014 season with the
running of the Flight 93 National Memorial race being held at
Jennerstown Speedway on Saturday. The
Super Cup 75-lap portion will be presented by Mignogna Collision
Center and will be a Boschett winner’s race in which a custom
Boschett Timepiece will be awarded to all former series race winners
in attendance at the post-season trophy presentation that will take
place the same evening.
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Joins North Carolinians in Mourning the Passing of Senator Martin
North Carolina (March
8, 2014) – Martin
Nesbitt Jr., attorney and esteemed North Carolina legislator for
more than 30 years passed away Thursday March 6th. Noted for
many accomplishments within his duties in the state legislator and
champion of causes to better the less fortunate, Senator Nesbitt
could also be found assuming a different leadership role at a
variety of regional short tracks as crew chief for son Mart and more
recently granddaughter Taylor as well.
Citing stomach cancer, the passing of Martin Nesbitt Jr. was
rather unexpected with his resignation as NC Senate minority speaker
coming just two days prior. The following day, a grand welcome
awaited the statesman on his return to his lifelong home of Buncombe
County. North Carolina.
has lost a very great friend and had provided invaluable insight
beyond the formative years of the series. Martins absence will
be felt by many within his extended racing family", commented
Series Director Joe Schmaling. "We offer our deepest sympathies
to the Nesbitt family at this time of great loss".