By Fully Injected Motorsports:
FOREST, Ohio (May 3, 2021) – Despite starting no better than 17th during his two-day visit to Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana, Matt Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports did their best to persevere, advancing a grand total of 14 positions in two days and earning one top-ten finish in the process.
Westfall, driver of the Ray Marshall-owned/Ray Marshall Motorsports/Buckeye Machine Fabricators, Inc./Hempy Water/DPI Ink/No. 33M sprint car, finished 12th and tenth, respectively, during Kokomo’s Grand Prix weekend, starting Friday’s main event from 19th on the grid and Saturday’s feature program from 17th.
Although starting at the front of the field is the ultimate goal, Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports have been on a passing binge in 2021. In fact, Westfall’s first win of the season was the result of row seven, eventually climbing 12 spots from 13th to secure his place on Kokomo’s victory late platform.
“It’s all about putting an entire evening together,” Matt Westfall said, the 2019 Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) champion. “It’s fun to pass cars, but we’d rather start a little closer to the front and contend for some wins. Regardless, it’s hard not to be proud of this team. We’ve had to dig ourselves out of some holes this year, but we’ve proven over and over again that we can do that. We’ll see what next week brings.”
Matt Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports will continue their 2021 agenda with a two-day stay at the World’s Greatest Dirt Track – Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio – on Friday and Saturday, May 7-8. The “Bumblebee Express” will join the USAC National Sprint Cars at The Big E, set to battle for a pair of $10,000 top prizes.
For those who can not attend, FloRacing will be on hand to broadcast the entire event. Visit www.floracing.com to learn more.
Ray Marshall Motorsports and Matt Westfall would like to thank all of their marketing partners including: Buckeye Machine Fabricators, Inc./Hempy Water/DPI Ink
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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)
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)
2021 Highlights: Finished seventh in BOSS Series opener at Waynesfield Raceway Park on March 27. Earned first victory of 2021 during Kokomo Speedway start on April 9. Rallied from 17th to finish tenth during Kokomo’s non-wing portion of Grand Prix finale.
2021 Wins: 1 (Kokomo Speedway – April 9)
Photo Credit: Michael Fry
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