Earns Top Ten in $3,000 Semifeature During PDC
31, 2022) Mason Zeigler and the #9Z BWRC team concluded their
busy stretch out west over the July 29-30 weekend at Fairbury
Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois. The World of Outlaws
Case Construction Late Model Series once again presided over the
annual running of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' and 81 Super Late
Model competitors packed into the Land of Lincoln pit area. On
Friday night during preliminary action, Mason knocked down the
fourteenth quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session
prior to running eighth in his $3,000 to win semifeature.
FALS on Saturday evening, Mason fought hard for a coveted transfer
spot into the PDC, which boasted a $50,000 payday plus lap money.
The Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania ace placed third in his B-Main and
led most of the 'Prairie Dirt Shootout' for non-qualifiers before
slipping to third late in the running. Complete results from the
PDC weekend can be accessed online by clicking on www.woolms.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Stretch Out West Kicks Off at I-80, Boone, & Davenport
27, 2022) The BWRC House Car team and driver Mason Zeigler
made the long trek out west from July 21-26 to kick off a busy
stretch of racing action in the states of Nebraska and Iowa. Things
started at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska, as the 'Silver
Dollar Nationals' drew a stellar 60 car field. Mason raced hard,
but unfortunately missed out on both the $12,000 to win prelim
feature on Thursday and the $53,000 to win headliner, which was
pushed back to Sunday due to inclement weather. At Boone Speedway
in Boone, Iowa on Monday, a $20,000 paycheck was up for grabs
with the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series.
Mason placed eighth in his stacked heat race and fifth in his
B-Main, which was only two mere positions away from a coveted
transfer spot into the 'Hawkeye 50.'
went much smoother for the #9Z team on Tuesday in a midweek visit
to the 1/4-mile oval at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa.
The MARS Racing Series sanctioned the $10,000 to win throwdown
and Mason started off the night by stopping the clock ninth quickest
in Group A during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final
transfer spot through his heat race. The Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania
ace was then making some headway during the 'Hoker 50' until his
evening ended on lap 33, which dropped him to twenty-second in
the final finishing order. Complete results from each of these
races can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com,
(Heath Lawson Photo)
Tackles Southern Nationals Tilts at Beckley & Wythe
17, 2022) Mason Zeigler piloted the BWRC House Car in a pair
of $10,053 to win Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series battles
in the states of West Virginia and Virginia over the July 15-16
weekend. On Friday night at Beckley Motor Speedway in Mount Hope,
West Virginia, Mason was unfortunately caught up in a heat race
incident and finished sixth before earning the second transfer
spot through his B-Main. The Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania ace then
suffered a flat tire on lap 18 of the 53-lap headliner and was
an early retiree in the twenty-first position.
the sprawling Wythe Raceway on Saturday evening, another $10,053
payday was up for grabs. Mason timed in eighteenth quickest overall
during the qualifying session prior to placing sixth in his loaded
heat race. Fighting brake issues during the 53-lap feature event,
Mason was knocking on the door to the top ten before retiring
late in the distance. He was ultimately paid for a fourteenth
place performance following the action at the 1/2-mile speedplant,
which is located in Rural Retreat, Virginia. Complete results
from the past two nights can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(Blake Harris Photo)
Zeigler Debuts in BWRC House Car in Buckeye State
4, 2022) Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania ace Mason Zeigler jumped
behind the wheel of the Barry Wright Race Cars House Car from
July 1-3 in the Buckeye State. On Friday night at Portsmouth Raceway
Park in Portsmouth, Ohio, the annual running of the 'Independence
50' took place and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series show shelled
out a $12,000 winner's check. Mason timed in tenth quickest in
Group A during the qualifying session prior to running fifth in
his loaded heat race and fifth in the B-Main. After starting twenty-first
on the grid in the 50-lap headliner, Mason unfortunately retired
late in the rain-shortened contest and was officially paid for
a fifteenth place showing.
Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio later in the holiday
weekend, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the two-day
'Freedom 60' extravaganza. In Saturday's preliminary action, Mason
laid down the twentieth fastest lap overall during time trials
and later wound up tenth in his $3,000 to win qualifying feature.
After grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through the
B-Main on Sunday, "Ziggy" rolled off from the outside
of the eleventh row in the 60-lapper. With a whopping $30,000
paycheck up for grabs, Mason vaulted up to as high as eighth in
the running order before folding his nose under late in the distance.
At the checkers, he was ultimately awarded a thirteenth place
effort in the 'Freedom 60.' Complete results from each of these
races can be found online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
to Pilot BWRC House Car in Lucas Oil Specials
30, 2022) Mason Zeigler will pilot the Barry Wright Race
Cars #9Z House Car this upcoming weekend in three straight days
of racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in the Buckeye
State! Mason will be in action on Friday at Portsmouth Raceway
Park in Portsmouth, Ohio before heading to Muskingum County Speedway
near Zanesville, Ohio on Saturday and Sunday. You can watch all
of the action LIVE on either FloRacing or MAVTV Plus! (Josh
would like to thank Barry, Lance, and everyone at BWRC, along
with all of the sponsors on the #9Z including JLE Industries,
C&H Paving, Allstar Concrete, Roy's Body Shop, RBS Auto &
Trailer Sales, and Ohiopyle Vacation Rentals.
our tentative upcoming schedule here!
Zeigler Enters Firecracker 100 at Lernerville
26, 2022) The #9Z team made their way to the storied Lernerville
Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania from June 23-25 for the 16th
edition of the 'Firecracker 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series sanctioned the lucrative mega-event for the very first
time and 54 competitors piled into the pit area at the Keystone
State speedplant to do battle in the three day extravaganza. On
Thursday night in a $6,000 to win preliminary event, Mason Zeigler
placed sixth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main. In a similar
$6,000 to win prelim on Friday evening, Mason ran ninth in both
his heat race and his B-Main.
Saturday rolled around at Lernerville Speedway, a huge crowd assembled
to witness who would go home with the whopping $50,000 top prize
in the 'Firecracker 100' grand finale. Mason finished fifth in
his loaded heat race, fourth in his B-Main, and fifteenth in the
'Uncle Sam 30' for non-qualifiers. Unfortunately, the Chalk Hill,
Pennsylvania ace was unable to transfer into any of the three
features during the extended weekend at Lernerville. Complete
results from the entire weekend can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.
(Daryl Canfield Photo)
Seventh in Million Prelim; Transfers into Dream!
12, 2022) Mason Zeigler Racing (MZR) returned to action in
a lucrative week at Eldora Speedway from June 8-11, as both the
'Eldora Million' and the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' were held at
the 1/2-mile Rossburg, Ohio speedplant. Following a washout on
Wednesday, the entire 'Eldora Million' program was held on Thursday
in the Buckeye State. Mason Zeigler timed in thirteenth fastest
in his group during the daytime qualifying session before placing
second in his stacked heat race. After starting sixth on the grid
in the $12,000 to win preliminary feature, Mason brought home
a strong seventh place finish in the 25-lap sprint. In the nightcap
with a $1,002,022 top prize on the line, Mason narrowly missed
out on transferring into the 101-lap extravaganza after finishing
fifth in his heat race and third in his B-Main.
no rest for the wicked, the #9z team competed in the 'Dirt Late
Model Dream' over the weekend at the "Big E." On Friday
evening, Mason posted the twenty-first quickest time in his group
during qualifying prior to grabbing the fourth transfer spot through
his heat race. In the $12,000 to win preliminary main event, which
was pushed back to Saturday afternoon due to rain, the Chalk Hill,
Pennsylvania ace claimed a seventeenth place performance in the
25-lap daytime contest. At night, Mason hooked a rut on the first
lap of his heat race and pitted, but later rallied back through
the pack to earn the second transfer spot into the 'Dirt Late
Model Dream.' He later rolled off from the inside of the sixth
row in the $128,000 to win headliner, but Mother Nature once again
intervened after only 14 circuits and the remainder of the 100-lap
distance was postponed to Wednesday, September 7. Complete results
from the long, rainy week at Eldora Speedway can be viewed online
(Zach Yost Racing Photography)
Zooms Past Handful of Cars in Sharon Visit
29, 2022) Following a rain-out of Friday's weekend opener
at Sharon Speedway, the #9z team was in attendance at the Hartford,
Ohio facility on Saturday evening, May 28. The World of Outlaws
Case Construction Late Model Series presided over a $20,000 to
win shootout last night at the Buckeye State oval and 39 drivers
were in attendance for the Memorial Day weekend special.
Zeigler knocked down the eighth quickest time in Group B during
the qualifying session before running fourth in his loaded heat
race. After starting the 60-lap headliner from the outside of
the eighth row, Mason was able to work his way past five competitors
during the contest to land in the eleventh finishing position.
Full results from last night at Sharon Speedway can be found online
by clicking on www.woolms.com.
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
Battles Outlaw Foes at Port Royal Speedway
22, 2022) Mason Zeigler and his MZR team entered only one
event over the weekend, as they invaded Port Royal Speedway in
Port Royal, Pennsylvania on Saturday night, May 21. The World
of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series roared into "The
Speed Palace" to sanction a $10,000 to win throwdown and
41 competitors signed into the Keystone State facility.
started off his evening by posting the fifth quickest lap in Group
B before slipping back to fifth in his stacked heat race. Following
a B-Main triumph, Mason started the 40-lap main event from the
outside of the ninth row. Unfortunately, the Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania
ace was an early retiree in the contest and was ultimately paid
for a twenty-fifth place performance. Complete results from last
night at Port Royal Speedway can be found online at www.woolms.com.
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
Zeigler Racing Tackles Colossal 100 Weekend
15, 2022) The #9z team made their way to The Dirt Track at
Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina from May 11-14 for the 'Colossal
100,' which was sanctioned by the XR Super Series. On Wednesday
night in the $25,000 to win opener, Mason Zeigler ran sixth in
his loaded heat race and seventh in his B-Main. In a similar $25,000
to win throwdown at the 4/10-mile speedplant on Thursday, Mason
placed seventh in his heat race before scratching from his B-Main.
a rain-out on Friday evening, the lucrative 'Colossal 100' wrapped
up in big way on Saturday and a whopping $50,000 top prize was
up for grabs. Mason finished seventh in heat race action, but
put on a show in his B-Main by blasting all the way up to the
fourth position. Unfortunately, the Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania ace
was unfortunately unable to transfer into the main event on each
of the three occasions during the 'Colossal 100' weekend. Complete
results from the last four days in the Charlotte area can be found
online by clicking on www.racexr.com.
Back in Action at Eldora & Bedford Speedways
30, 2022) The Mason Zeigler Racing (MZR) team returned to
competition from April 26-29 in a pair of high-profile Super Late
Model shows in the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. On Tuesday
night in the Castrol FloRacing Night in America Series opener
at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, Mason Zeigler
timed in eleventh fastest in Group A during the qualifying session,
but later retired from his heat race due to the rough track conditions.
He then opted to scratch from the remainder of the event and did
not compete in the $22,022 to win headliner that was ultimately
won by Kyle Larson.
Bedford Speedway in Bedford, Pennsylvania on Friday evening, a
$12,086 top prize was up for grabs in the annual running of the
'Billy Winn Classic.' Mason unfortunately suffered mechanical
woes during qualifying and hit the wall, which forced his #9z
team to make major repairs to his XR1 Rocket Chassis. He then
rolled off from the outside of the eleventh row in the 50-lap
feature and with a patched racecar, Mason was able to move up
five positions to salvage a seventeenth place performance in the
unsanctioned contest. Full results from both of these races can
be accessed online by clicking on www.floseries.com
(Josh James Artwork)
Internet Home Launched for Mason Zeigler Racing!
25, 2022) Mason Zeigler Racing (MZR) and Delph Communications,
Inc. welcome you to visit the brand-new www.MasonZeigler.com!
The newly launched website incorporates Mason Zeigler's new look
and #9z car number, which is dedicated to his late brother Freddie
has only competed twice so far in 2022, but is scheduled to return
to action on Tuesday, April 26 in the $22,022 to win Castrol FloRacing
Night in America Series opener at the famed Eldora Speedway in
Rossburg, Ohio. Be sure to keep visiting the new www.MasonZeigler.com
to access the latest schedule dates, results, race recaps, photos,
and so much more. The Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania native also has
a new online store - www.ShopMZR.com
- where fans can purchase the latest in apparel and merchandise
safely and securely! (Heath
Zeigler Kicks Off 2022 Season in Lucas Doubleheader
11, 2022) Mason Zeigler and his new-look #9z team finally
lifted the lid to their 2022 racing season on April 9-10 in a
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series double-dip in the states of Maryland
and Pennsylvania. On Saturday evening at the legendary Hagerstown
Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland, the annual running of the 'Conococheague
50' took place and a $15,000 top prize was up for grabs. Mason
clicked off the fourteenth quickest lap in Group B during the
qualifying session prior to running sixth in his loaded heat race.
The Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania ace then advanced up to fourth in
his B-Main, but that was unfortunately one mere position away
from a coveted transfer spot into the 50-lap feature that was
ultimately won by Tyler Erb.
Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on Sunday afternoon,
a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in the 'River Valley
40.' Mason stopped the clock fifteenth fastest in Group A during
time trials and later placed seventh in his stacked heat race.
"Ziggy" then grabbed the third and final transfer spot
through his B-Main and later rolled off from the inside of the
eleventh row in the 40-lapper. During a long green flag run in
the headliner, Mason unfortunately went down a lap to the leaders
and opted to pull pitside to settle for a twenty-fifth place effort.
Full results from both weekend races can be accessed by clicking