By Fully Injected Motorsports:
FOREST, Ohio (October 19, 2020) – Matt Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports capped their 2020 campaign with a road trip south of the Mason Dixon, this time joining the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS Series) for a two-day visit to Mountain View Raceway in Spring City, Tennessee, on Friday and Saturday, October 16-17.
Although not ending their trek to foreign territory on top, Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports did their best to provide competitiveness during their weekend road trip and secured one top-ten finish, opening their stay in the Volunteer State with an eighth-place performance on Friday. The Forest, Ohio-based race team concluded the Mason Dixon Challenge doubleheader with a 15th-place run on Saturday.
“It was a tough weekend, but it’s nothing to shake our heads at. It was a fun trip and hopefully we have the opportunity to do it again in the future. Now that we know what to expect, I’d like another shot at it,” Matt Westfall said, driver of the Ray Marshall Motorsports/Buckeye Machine Fabricators, Inc./Hempy Water/DPI Ink/No. 33M sprint car. “I can’t thank Ray Marshall and this entire team enough for their hard work in 2020. Ray is a special guy; he believes in me and he believes in this team. He makes all of the results possible.”
Despite adapting to a dysfunctional schedule as the result of early season COVID-19 restrictions, Matt Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports will hit the off-season with a load of success to their credit, scoring four victories since July 17 and doing so at three different facilities across two states. Westfall, the 2019 BOSS Series champion, accomplished victories at Gas City I-69 Speedway in Gas City, Indiana, on July 17, Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana, on August 29, and at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan, on September 25 and October 9. The victories at Kokomo Speedway and I-96 Speedway (9/25) were earned during BOSS action, raising Westfall’s BOSS win total to ten in three seasons; four in 2018, four in 2019 and two in 2020.
With all results considered, Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports concluded the 2020 BOSS campaign second in the Series standings, simultaneously accomplishing a fifth-place result in Gas City’s weekly point championship.
“We were competitive on all levels in 2020,” Westfall added. “It was a weird year considering how things started out, but to come out of the quarantine and still accomplish what we did says so much about this team and our focus level. It was an easy year to get distracted and lose our focus, but we never did. I’m proud of this team and I’m already looking forward to next season.”
News and updates pertaining to Ray Marshall Motorsports’ 2021 plans will be unveiled in the coming weeks. Fans are encouraged to stay alert for further details.
Ray Marshall Motorsports and Matt Westfall would like to thank all of their marketing partners including: Buckeye Machine Fabricators, Inc./Hempy Water/DPI Ink
Fans should ‘Like’ Matt Westfall Racing on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MattWestfallRacing/, as well as keep up with Ray Marshall Motorsports on all of the available social media channels including Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ray-Marshall-Motorsports-111598495590021/.
Fans can find Ray Marshall Motorsports on the Web at: http://raymarshallmotorsports.com/.
2018 Highlights: Matt Westfall earned four Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) victories, the most ever attained by a driver during a single season. Finished eighth during Gas City Speedway’s ‘Spring Fling’ on Friday, May 3.
2019 Wins: 6 (Atomic Speedway – BOSS – April 13), (Fremont Speedway – BOSS – July 13), (Limaland Motorsports Park – Weekly – August 2), (Kokomo Speedway – BOSS – August 24) (Gas City Speedway – Weekly – September 13) (Atomic Speedway – BOSS – October 5)
2019 Championships: Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS)
2019 Highlights: Earned the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) opening night win at Atomic Speedway on Saturday, April 13. Finished eighth during Gas City Speedway’s ‘Spring Fling’ on Friday, May 3. Finished 13th against stout #LetsRaceTwo field at Eldora Speedway on Friday, May 10. Finished third at Gas City Speedway on Friday, May 17; led the first 16 laps. Finished third at Gas City Speedway on Friday, May 31. Rallied from 10th to second during BOSS Series action at Moler Raceway Park on Friday, June 7. Charged from 12th to fourth during main event action at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday, June 8. Climbed from eighth to fourth at Gas City Speedway on June 21. Finished fourth during BOSS Series action at Lernerville Speedway on June 28. Finished second during BOSS Series action at Michaels Mercer Raceway on Saturday, June 29. Finished seventh during Jack Hewitt Classic at Waynesfield Raceway Park on July 3. Finished 10th during USAC’s Corn Belt Nationals at Knoxville Raceway on July 5. Finished sixth from 15th at Gas City Speedway on July 12. Earned BOSS Series victory at Fremont Speedway on July 13; second BOSS win of the year. Finished sixth at Eldora Speedway on July 17 during #LetsRaceTwo make-up feature. Finished third during BOSS Series action at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway on July 27. Earned victory at Limaland Motorsports Park on Friday, August 2. Earned back-to-back third place finishes during BOSS action at Gas City and Oakshade Raceway. Finished fourth during Dick Gaines Memorial at Lawrenceburg Speedway on August 17. Earned BOSS Series victory during Kokomo Speedway’s Smackdown finale on Saturday, August 24. Finished fifth at Gas City Speedway on Friday, September 6. Earned Gas City Speedway victory on Friday, September 13. Finished fourth during action at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday, September 14. Advanced from 20th to 12th during USAC start at Gas City on September 26. Hard Charged twice during Sprint Car and Silver Crown starts at Eldora Speedway on September 28; 16th to seventh and 27th to seventh, respectively. Won BOSS main event at Atomic Speedway on October 5, clinched BOSS championship. Closed season with an eighth place finish at Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday, October 12.
2020 Wins: 4 (Gas City I-69 Speedway – July 17), (Kokomo Speedway – BOSS – August 29) (I-96 Speedway – BOSS – September 25) (I-96 Speedway – GLTS – October 9)
2020 Highlights: Kicked-off season with USAC action at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. Earned five consecutive top-ten finishes during sprint car action at Gas City I-69 Speedway, Lincoln Park Speedway (twice), Lawrenceburg Speedway, and Kokomo Speedway on June 17-21. Finished third during feature action at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday, June 27. Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes (seventh & third) during action at Kokomo Speedway and Atomic Speedway on Friday and Saturday, July 3-4. Earned first win of 2020 during Gas City I-69 Speedway start on Friday, July 17. Finished tenth during Indiana Sprint Week action at Gas City. Drove from sixth to second during BOSS action at Fremont Speedway. Rallied from 13th to fifth at Gas City on August 14. Finished ninth (from 17th) and second during Gas City twin features on Friday, August 21. Won BOSS segment of Kokomo’s Smackdown on Saturday, August 29. Finished third during Gas City action on Friday, September 4. Finished third at Gas City on Friday, September 11. Finished sixth during Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday, September 19. Won BOSS Series main event at I-96 Speedway on Friday, September 25. Finished tenth during BOSS main event at Fremont Speedway on Saturday, September 26. Won Roll the Dice Invitational Opener featuring the Great Lakes Traditional Sprints at I-96 Speedway on Friday, October 9. Finished third during the second day of the Roll the Dice Invitational at I-96 Speedway on Saturday, October 10. Finished eighth during the Mason Dixon Challenge opener at Mountain View Speedway (Tenn.) on October 16.
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