August 6, 2009

Josh McGuire Travels to Florence Following USA Nationals Weekend

(GRAYSON, KENTUCKY) The Josh McGuire Racing (JMR) team traveled north last weekend (July 30-August 1) to invade the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin for the first time. The action-packed weekend kicked off with a $5,000 to win World Dirt Racing League (WDRL) show on Thursday night. Josh McGuire timed in twenty-sixth fastest in WDRL qualifying and later finished third in both his competitive heat race and his B-Main. Unfortunately, those finishes were one spot out of a coveted transfer position into the 50-lap feature event.

The #41 team turned up the wick when it came to the 'USA Nationals' on Friday and Saturday at Cedar Lake. Josh qualified thirty-first fastest on Friday night, but passed several cars during his heat race to earn the second transfer spot. After starting twelfth in the $50,000 to win main event on Saturday, Josh was involved in a couple of skirmishes during the 100-lapper and found himself in the twenty-first position at the pay window. You can view complete results from the busy weekend by accessing

Josh and his #41 squad will now focus their efforts on the upcoming 'North/South 100' at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will once again sanction the crown jewel event, which boasts a hefty $50,000 payday. Qualifying will be held at the Cincinnati area venue on Friday night, August 7, while heat races, consolation events, and the 100-lap 'North/South 100' will headline the program on Saturday evening, August 8. The cameras of the SPEED Channel will be on hand to tape all of the wheel-to-wheel competition for broadcast later in the year. You can view additional information on the Florence Speedway by pointing your web browser to

Josh would like to thank all of those dedicated sponsors who have backed him through the years including: GCP Race Engines, C.J. Rayburn Race Cars, Owens Pipeline Services, DJ's Kitchen Corner, K&E Trucking, Tri-State Floor Covering, Budda - Bert Transmission Sales & Service, Pow Glass, JB Enterprises, D&C Salyers Construction, Baby Cat Trucking, RW Rental Supply, Ashland Specialty, Omer's Exxon, McGuire Speed Shop, Dave Poske's Performance Parts, Hoosier Tires by Frye, Performance Rod & Custom (PRC), ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Stealth Carburetors, PPM Racing Products, Wiles Driveshafts, Peterson Fluid Systems, K&N Filters, Ohlins Shocks, Mason Racin', Dyer's Top Rods, Sweet Mfg., Impact Racing Decals, Allstar Performance, Dart Machinery, Schoenfeld Headers, Callies Crankshafts, and Hypercoils Springs.

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

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