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Brandon Sheppard Rolls to $20,000 Payday at Cedar Lake

Brandon Sheppard led 39 laps of Saturday’s 40-lap Independence Day Spectacular at Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wisc.) for his tenth win of the season aboard the Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches/ Durham Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis House Car. The 27-year-old powered ahead of Cade Dillard on the second circuit and never looked back.…

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Brandon Sheppard Rules Firecracker 100 Preliminary

Rebounding from a mishap on Thursday, Brandon Sheppard cruised to a $6,000 victory during Friday night’s Firecracker 100 preliminary event at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa. Kicking off the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series weekend on Thursday, Rocket1 was one of 48 entries on hand for the event. After qualifying third in…

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Brandon Sheppard Conquers Friday WoO Event at Volunteer

Brandon Sheppard streaked to his third-straight World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series win on Friday night at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls, Gap, Tenn. Becoming the fourth different leader of the race, Sheppard took advantage of a wild restart on lap 34 to take the top spot. Never looking back, Sheppard parked the Valvoline…

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Back-to-Back Runner-Ups for Sheppard in Lucas Oil Action

Brandon Sheppard and the Rocket1 Racing team traveled south over the weekend to enter a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) events in South Carolina and Tennessee. Sheppard raced to back-to-back runner-up finishes in the Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches/ Durham Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) on…

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Top-5 for Rocket1 Racing in Eldora’s Stream Invitational

The Rocket1 Racing team rolled into Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) over the weekend, where Brandon Sheppard piloted the Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches/ Durham Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis to a pair of Top-5 finishes. However, it was a very different atmosphere at one of the dirt track racing’s grandest venues. For the first time…

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Brandon Sheppard Sweeps WoO Weekend at Davenport

Brandon Sheppard made a clean sweep of the World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model Series “Inside Out” weekend at Davenport (IA) Speedway. In thrilling fashion, Sheppard drove the Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches/ Durham Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis to a margin of victory just .007 seconds over Ricky Thornton Jr. on Friday…

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Rocket1 Returns to Racing with Pair of Podium Finishes

The Rocket1 Racing team’s return to competition amid the Covid-19 pandemic was highlighted by a pair of podium finishes over the weekend. The World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Models Series returned to racing for the first time in 77 days with a doubleheader at Minnesota’s Jackson Motorplex. Piloting the Valvoline No. 1 Seubert…

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Rocket Chassis Grand Reopening Set for Monday, May 4

After closing their doors to the public for more than month in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Rocket Chassis plans to resume full operation on Monday, May 4. Business hours for the Shinnston, W.V. based operation will be Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, and on Saturday by appointment. “Everyone at Rocket…

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Seavey Slides to iRacing Victory in Rocket1 Entry

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic puts motorsports events around the world on hold, racing divisions have scrambled to bring drivers and fans a replacement of sorts: online racing.   The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series recently launched the iRacing Invitational for a series of special events. Rocket1 Racing tapped open wheel standout,…

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Pair of Top-5’s for Sheppard in WoO Tennessee Swing

Brandon Sheppard pocketed a pair of Top-5 finishes over the weekend in the Rocket1 Racing/ Valvoline/ Seubert Calf Ranches/ Durham Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis. “This was another solid weekend for our team,” said Sheppard. “We’ve had a lot of consistency to start the year, with five wins and several Top-5’s to show for it. Being…

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