Morris Ready to Rebound for 2015 Super Cup Season
North Carolina (January 14, 2015) – In 2014, years of steady
learning and improvement began to show for Herndon, Virginia’s Rob
circumstances beyond his control resulted in a season that was
unraveled in a moment’s notice. His
Super Cup Stock Car Series machine took one of the hardest hits in
quite some time when the throttle hung while climbing through the
field at Midvale Speedway (OH).
with support and determination Morris is ready to resume the
positive momentum he had enjoyed prior to last August.
The first race of the season is the site of where Morris
accomplished his best career SCSCS run.
At CNB Bank Raceway Park (PA), he led several laps competing
for the lead with top points finishers JJ Pack and Kevin Kromer
before finishing the event in fifth place.
picked up an older Laughlin car that I am going to refresh for the
2015 Season,” explained Morris.
“I am looking forward to returning to CNB since I was able
to run well there last June, and am confident that our new car will
perform as well as last year.”
of the former road racer’s success is due to the eventual series
champion and winner at both CNB events in 2014.
have to attribute some of the improvement in 2014 to the assistance
of JJ Pack,” commended Morris.
and I worked hard to make the proper adjustments to give me a more
balanced race car. I had limited experience with the big spring
cars, and when JJ jumped in to help, I was able to reap the benefits
of his extensive short track background. He and I work well
together, and can get a lot accomplished in a short period of
two competitors on the track and friends off the track still have
plans for the car that was viciously wrecked as well.
have also teamed up with JJ Pack to build two other cars that will
be specific builds for Super Cup,” explained Morris. “The
first car is my ex-Brian Vickers Leavitt chassis that we are going
to re-clip and return it to its original specs prior to knocking the
wall down at the 2014 August Midvale race. The second car is a Billy
Hess, Steven Wallace Pro Cup chassis that was given to me by MAR
Racing. Both of these cars will be built Super Cup specific, and
will be available as cars ready for someone to join the series.”
being out of the seat for the remainder of the season after Midvale,
Morris was still at the track fulfilling a couple different roles
assisting drivers such as Pack and Brian Harrison.
thing that is nice about the SCSCS is that everyone is always
willing to help the other guy,” said Morris.
“I have noticed that this has made the series better over
the last few years.”
new year will also be an opportunity for Morris to reunite with some
am also excited that car owner Cal Richardson's son Timmy will be
returning for the 2015 season,” said Morris. “Timmy and I go
back a long way since the karting days. He's a great teammate and is
always fun to race with.”
could very well be high for a competitor with much support and
strong equipment, but Morris remains ready to enjoy the experience
at the track first and foremost in addition to being optimistic and
goals for the 2015 race season are simple, show up and be
competitive at every race while trying to get my first Super Cup
win, all while being able to enjoy the fun factor this series has to
Super Cup Stock Car Series will continue its preseason preparations
with a booth at the Motorsports 2015 Racecar and Trade Show at the
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center Friday, January 23 through Sunday,
Kyle Kromer will have his car on display and Director of
Competition Joe Schmaling will be there to answer questions and talk
about the series.
In addition, there will be a special announcement in regards
to the 2015 season at the show.
can follow along with the months leading up to the beginning of the
season at the official web site www.supercupstockcarseries.com,
on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SCSCSRacing,
and now on Twitter @SCSCSRacing.