Gundaker Seventh in $5,000 Weekend Opener at FALS!
6, 2021) Gordy
Gundaker and his #11 team were busy in the states of Illinois and
Indiana over the June 3-5 extended weekend. The tripleheader of
racing action kicked off with a special 'Thursday Night Shootout'
at Fairbury Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois. Gordy timed
in sixteenth fastest overall during qualifying prior to placing
fifth in his loaded heat race. After starting the $5,000 to win
headliner from the inside of the seventh row, Gordy steered his
#11 mount past six competitors during the 40-lapper en route to
a strong seventh place showing.
The GGR Motorsports team then trekked to the Hoosier
State for a pair of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series programs to wrap up the busy weekend. At the new
Circle City Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana on Friday evening,
Gordy chose to scratch from the show before the qualifying session
due to the rough track conditions. On Saturday at Plymouth Speedway
in Plymouth, Indiana, Gordy placed sixth in his heat race before
working his way up to twelfth in the final finishing order of the
40-lap main event. Full results from each of these weekend races
can be accessed online at www.fairburyspeedway.com
(Todd Healy Photo)
Top Five MARS Finishes
for Gundaker at Fayette County & Spoon River!
31, 2021) Following
a quick visit to Lucas Oil (MO) Speedway on Friday, May 28, the
GGR Motorsports team wound up in the Land of Lincoln to compete
in a pair of $5,000 to win MARS Racing Series battles. On Saturday,
May 29 at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois, Gordy
Gundaker ran second in his heat race prior to moving up three spots
during the course of the 40-lapper to land on the podium in third
behind only victor Jason Feger and runner-up Tanner English. At
Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois on Sunday, May 30, Gordy
finished third in heat race action and later advanced up into the
top five in the 40-lap feature to place fifth at the checkers behind
only race winner Brandon Sheppard, Ryan Unzicker, Tanner English,
and Dennis Erb, Jr. Complete results from both MARS races can be
accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Gundaker Moves Forward
in Castrol FloRacing Night in America Show
26, 2021) A
busy week of racing action for the #11 team heading into the Memorial
Day holiday kicked off with a midweek stop to Tri-City Speedway
on Tuesday, May 25. The Castrol FloRacing Night in America Series
sanctioned the special event at the Granite City, Illinois oval
and 27 competitors were in the pit area to vie for the $10,000 winner's
check. Gordy Gundaker, of St. Charles, Missouri, laid down the twenty-first
fastest lap overall during the qualifying session before finishing
sixth in his loaded heat race. After starting the 40-lapper from
the outside of the ninth row, Gordy drove past six racecars and
was able to place twelfth in the final rundown against the national
touring field. Complete results from last night at Tri-City Speedway
can be accessed online at www.floracing.com.
Gordy Gundaker Climbs
to Sixth in $10,000 Farmer City 74!
16, 2021) Next
up for the Gordy Gundaker Racing (GGR) team was a lucrative doubleheader
with the MARS Racing Series on May 14-15 in the Land of Lincoln.
On Friday night in the $10,000 to win 'Farmer City 74,' Gordy Gundaker
placed third in his stacked heat race at Farmer City Raceway and
later blasted past a handful of competitors during the 74-lap headliner
to land in the sixth finishing position. He trailed only winner
Brandon Sheppard, Bobby Pierce, Tanner English, Dennis Erb, Jr.,
and McKay Wenger at the unfurling of the checkered flag. At Fairbury
Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois on Saturday evening in the
$15,000 to win 'Spring Showcase,' Gordy finished seventh in his
heat race, second in his B-Main, and eleventh in the 50-lapper.
Complete results from both weekend shows can be viewed online by
clicking on www.marsracingseries.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Gundaker Competes in
Lucrative Dairyland Showdown at MTS
9, 2021) The
#11 team was in World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series
action on May 7-8 at Mississippi Thunder Speedway in Fountain City,
Wisconsin. On Friday night in the 'Dairyland Showdown' opener, which
paid out $12,500 to the winner, Gordy Gundaker placed seventh in
his stacked heat race, third in his B-Main, and seventeenth in the
40-lap feature event. In the 'Dairyland Showdown,' finale on Saturday
evening, Gordy ran fifth in his heat race and won his B-Main prior
to advancing all the way up to finish twelfth in the $22,500 to
win headliner. Complete results from both weekend races at MTS can
be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
Gordy Gundaker Knocks
Down Top Ten in $30,000 Hawkeye 100!
2, 2021) The
Gordy Gundaker Racing (GGR) team trekked to Boone Speedway in Boone,
Iowa on April 30-May 1 for the inaugural running of the 'Hawkeye
100,' which was sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series. On Friday night in the two $3,000 to win preliminary
events, Gordy Gundaker finished thirteenth in the first 25-lapper,
while he wound up twelfth in the final rundown of the second "Twin
Hawk." After running fourth in Saturday's heat race, Gordy
lined up tenth on the starting grid in the 100-lap headliner, which
carried a whopping $30,000 paycheck. The St. Charles, Missouri ace
raced hard inside of the top ten and eventually brought his #11
machine home in the eighth finishing position. Complete results
from the 'Hawkeye 100' weekend can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
Gundaker Third at Granite
City; Runner-Up in Visit to Pevely!
2021) Gordy Gundaker and his #11 GGR team invaded
Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Federated Auto Parts
Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri over the April 16-17 weekend.
On Friday night at Granite City, Gordy placed second in his heat
race prior to moving up to third in the $2,000 to win headliner
to land on the podium behind only victor Daryn Klein and runner-up
Michael Kloos. At Pevely on Saturday evening in a $1,200 to win
weekly show, Gordy picked up a victory in heat race action prior
to moving past five competitors during the feature en route to a
sterling runner-up effort behind only race winner Daryn Klein! Complete
results from both weekend races can be found online by logging onto
Gordy Gundaker Enters
Illini 100 Weekend at Farmer City
4, 2021) Next
up for the #11 team was a visit to Farmer City Raceway in Farmer
City, Illinois on April 2-3 for the annual running of the 'Illini
100.' A very strong field piled into the pit area at the 1/4-mile
oval to compete in the two-day show, which was once again sanctioned
by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. On Friday
night in the $6,000 to win opener, Gordy Gundaker placed sixth in
his heat race and seventh in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept
him out of the 25-lap main event. In Saturday's grand finale at
Farmer City, which boasted a whopping $20,000 paycheck, Gordy ran
sixth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
that consolation race finish was one more spot away from a coveted
transfer position into the 75-lapper that was ultimately won by
Bobby Pierce. Full results from the 'Illini 100' weekend can be
accessed online at www.woolms.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Wild West Shootout Nightly
Results from Arizona Speedway...
17, 2021) The
six-race 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries wrapped up tonight at FK
Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, as a whopping $25,000 payday was up for
grabs in the 'Shaw Trucking 50.' Gordy Gundaker posted the ninth
quickest lap in Group B during the time trial session, but unfortunately
hurt a motor in doing so. He wound up scratching from the remainder
of the program and was unable to make the start in the 50-lap grand
finale that was won by Jonathan Davenport.
16, 2021) Next
up at Arizona Speedway was the penultimate event of the 15th Annual
'Wild West Shootout,' as another $5,000 winner's check was on the
line for the Super Late Models at the Queen Creek, Arizona oval.
Gordy Gundaker clicked off the eleventh quickest time in Group A
during qualifying prior to running sixth in his heat race and fifth
in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Gordy narrowly missed out on transferring
into the 40-lap feature that was eventually won by Tyler Erb.
15, 2021) The
fourth event of the 2021 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries took center
stage tonight in the desert, as yet another $5,000 to win program
was held at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. Gordy Gundaker
toured the Copper State oval ninth fastest in Group A during the
qualifying session before placing fifth in his loaded heat race
and second in his B-Main. After starting the 30-lap sprint from
the inside of the eleventh row, Gordy was officially awarded a nineteenth
place performance in the action-packed race.
13, 2021) After
a few days off in the 15th edition of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries,
action heated back up earlier tonight at Arizona Speedway with another
$5,000 to win shootout. Gordy Gundaker stopped the clock twelfth
fastest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to winding
up fourth in his heat race - only inches away from third and a coveted
starting spot in the 30-lap main event. In his B-Main, Gordy once
again placed fourth and narrowly missed out on the headliner that
was ultimately won by Jonathan Davenport.
10, 2021) Round
two of the annual 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries took center stage
in the desert tonight, as another $5,000 top prize was up for grabs
at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway. At the Queen Creek, Arizona facility
during the qualifying session, Gordy Gundaker laid down the sixth
fastest time in Group A to start off the evening. After grabbing
the second transfer spot through his heat race, Gordy rolled off
from the inside of the sixth row in the 40-lap main event. At the
completion of the race, the St. Charles, Missouri ace found himself
in the sixteenth finishing position.
9, 2021) Gordy
Gundaker and his #11 GGR Motorsports team made the long trip out
west to kick off their 2021 campaign in the annual running of the
'Wild West Shootout' at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek,
Arizona! Gordy clicked off the third fastest lap in Group B during
the qualifying session held earlier this evening, but later battled
a loose racecar during his stacked heat race. He wound up eighth
in his heat race and ninth in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept
him out of the $5,000 to win, season-opening headliner that was
ultimately won by Jonathan Davenport.