Putnamville, IN — ”We can’t win all three if we don’t win tonight.”   That was the mantra C.J. Leary relayed to crew member Maison Hadley prior to leaving the shop on Thursday morning as the team embarked on this weekend’s three-race USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car slate in a three-night span.   The Greenfield, […]

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Spring Run, Pennsylvania………After his first career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory on Friday night at Big Diamond, Thorson established that he’s not willing to settle for just being the top Rookie with the series. His ideals involve winning races and winning a championship.   As it turned out, Thorson wasn’t even open to settling for […]

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York Haven, Pennsylvania (April 24, 2021)………C.J. Leary withstood a bevy of bombs fired at him from both Justin Grant and Chris Windom down the stretch to score his first victory of the 2021 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season during a rare matinee performance on Saturday for the series at BAPS Motor Speedway in York […]

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Former USAC National Sprint Car champion CJ Leary enters Saturday’s DiaEdge Carolina Midget Showdown with something not a lot of other drivers will have – Midget experience at the track.   WATCH THE CAROLINA MIDGET SHOWDOWN ON SPEED51.TV   While the event is the first Midget race ever held at the North Carolina facility, the […]

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Editor’s Note: The Speed51 Short Track Draft ranks the top prospects in short track rankings in the eyes of more than 100 industry experts who take part in the voting process. The following Top 10 ranking includes the opinions of Speed51 Correspondent Koty Geyer, and in no way reflects potential voting results or the ultimate […]

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Editor’s Note: The Speed51 Short Track Draft ranks the top prospects in short track rankings in the eyes of more than 100 industry experts who take part in the voting process. The following Top 10 ranking includes the opinions of Speed51 Correspondent Koty Geyer, and in no way reflects potential voting results or the ultimate […]

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Indianapolis, IN — Recently crowned champion C.J. Leary is on the move to Gene Gile Racing where he will pilot car No. 1 on the full USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car trail in 2020. Leary makes the move to the Phoenix, Arizona-based GGR team following a single season at Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports in 2019, which resulted […]

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Perris, CA — In his seven previous Oval Nationals final night starts entering Saturday, C.J. Leary had never managed a finish better than 13th, a result hardly indicative of his performances throughout the years which have been plagued by the lack of Lady Luck’s presence, including a mechanical issue that sidelined him while leading with […]

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Terre Haute, Indiana — The old adage ‘Good things come to those who wait’ is a noble thought.  But, in motorsports, the saying can be an endeavor that can be arduous and, at times, fruitless.   C.J. Leary’s time finally arrived at the “Sumar Classic” in Terre Haute back in 2016 where he made his […]

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