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November 9, 2011

Josh McGuire Puts Exclamation Mark on 2011 Season with $5,000 Atomic Victory!

(GRAYSON, KENTUCKY) The Josh McGuire Racing (JMR) team ended their 2011 racing season with a bang on Saturday night, November 5, as they captured a convincing win in the rain-postponed 'Trick or Treat Topless 50' at the Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio! After qualifying well in time trials, Josh McGuire won his loaded heat race over Scott James and track champion Delmas Conley.

Josh once again sported a bad fast racecar during the unsanctioned 50-lapper, as he drove to the front of the field and captured the point on lap thirteen. The Grayson, Kentucky ace stretched his lead throughout the remainder of the 'Trick or Treat Topless 50' en route to claiming the $5,000 payday over Jackie Boggs, Scott James, R.J. Conley, and Rod Conley. Complete results from the former K-C Raceway can be located online at www.kc-raceway.com.

"Now that is a way to finish a season," exclaimed McGuire following his sixth triumph of the '11 campaign. "Every driver wants to end their season on a winning note, but very few actually do. Our car was excellent all night at Atomic last Saturday and I was able to get out front and run the line I wanted to run. Overall, we had a pretty good season, aside from a few mechanical issues here and there. I have to thank all of my great sponsors, product supporters, fans, family, and crew for all of their support this year and I am already looking forward to the 2012 season!"

JMR put up some impressive statistics during the course of their 2011 season. Josh entered thirty-one Dirt Late Model events this year and recorded six wins, twelve Top Fives, and fifteen Top Tens. His biggest victory came back on July 16 when he claimed the $7,500 top prize in the annual 'Butterball Wooldridge Memorial' at the Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky. Below is a list of Josh's accomplishments from 2011:

* $7,500 Butterball Wooldridge Memorial Winner at Richmond (KY) Raceway
* $5,000 Unsanctioned Winner at Atomic (OH) Speedway
* $3,000 Unsanctioned Winner at Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park
* $3,000 Unsanctioned Winner at Skyline (OH) Speedway
* $2,000 Unsanctioned Winner at Beckley (WV) Motorsports Park
* $2,000 Unsanctioned Winner at Atomic (OH) Speedway
* Finished Second in $5,000 Fall 50 at Florence (KY) Speedway
* Finished Second in $5,000 Harvest 50 at Skyline (OH) Speedway
* Finished Fifth in $10,000 Hidden Gem at Brushcreek (OH) Motorsports Complex
* Finished Sixth in $12,000 Billy Bob at Brushcreek (OH) Motorsports Complex
* Made Starting Field for $20,000 Jackson 100 and $10,000 Ralph Latham Memorial

Josh would like to thank all of those dedicated sponsors who have backed him through the years including: U. S. Steel, GCP Race Engines, MasterSbilt Race Cars, C.J. Rayburn Race Cars, DJ's Kitchen Corner, K&E Trucking, Tri-State Floor Covering, Budda - Bert Transmission Sales & Service, Mar-Kel Enterprises, Topping's Commercial Services, Sebco, Inc., RW Rental Supply, Key-Way Trucking, Moondog Performance, 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, Integra Shocks, Port City Racing, Cizmar Rivets, Mason Racin', Dyer's Top Rods, Sweet Mfg., Impact Racing Decals, Dart Machinery, Delph Communications, and Schoenfeld Headers.

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
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