June 12, 2008

Josh McGuire Racks Up Win at Rocky Top; Readies for Big Weekend!

(GRAYSON, KENTUCKY) The Josh McGuire Racing team visited victory lane for the third time in 2008 last Friday night, June 6 at the Rocky Top Raceway in Coal Grove, Ohio! After setting fast time on the evening during qualifying, Josh McGuire won his heat race to earn the pole position for the $2,000 to win main event. The Grayson, Kentucky native then took the lead on lap 19 after a heated battle for the top spot and led the remaining 11 circuits to record the victory over Kenny Christy, Audie Swartz, Joe Ramey, and Brandon Queen.

The dirt-slinging action then turned to the 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky on Saturday evening, June 7. The O'Reilly Battle of the Bluegrass Dirtcar Series sanctioned a $3,000 to win show on Saturday at 201. Josh ran second in his heat race to advance to the A-Main, where he wound up eleventh in the final rundown. You can view complete results from both Rocky Top and 201 online at www.rockytopraceway.net and www.battleofthebluegrass.com!

"It was a great night for us at Rocky Top last Friday," quoted McGuire today. "Everything went our way and the car was really good. Hopefully, the car will be dialed in like that this upcoming weekend when a little more money is up for grabs!"

Josh McGuire and the #41 team will trek to the Rocky Top Raceway in Coal Grove, Ohio and the Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio this upcoming weekend for a pair of $5,000 to win shows. An unsanctioned event will be held at RTR on Friday, June 13, while the Independent Racing Series (IRS) will sanction Saturday's festivities at PRP. You can learn more about each of these races online at www.rockytopraceway.net and www.irsracing.net.

Josh and the #41 team would also like to thank all of those dedicated sponsors who have backed them through the years including: DJ's Kitchen Corner, D&C Salyers Construction, Baby Cat Trucking, C.J. Rayburn Race Cars, GCP Race Engines, Expert Glass & Door, Inc., Glenny Glass, K&E Trucking, Long Architectural Sales, Hoosier Tires, Performance Rod & Custom (PRC), Sunoco Race Fuels, Dave Poske's Performance Parts, Ashland Specialty, Tri-State Floor Covering, RW Rental Supply, I-64 Chevron, Manning Furniture, Omer's Exxon, SHY Racing Suspensions, Impact Racing Decals, Allstar Performance, Bazell Race Fuels, Budda - Bert Transmission Sales & Service, Callies Crankshafts, Dyer's Top Rods, Hypercoils Springs, K&N Filters, Ohlins Shocks, Sweet Mfg., W.M.F. Racing Products, and McGuire Speed Shop.

The latest dirt on Josh McGuire can be found all year long on his official home on the web, located at www.joshmcguireracing.com.

Media Contact: Ryan Delph - Delph Communications