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August 31st, 2014 - Ross Bailes Enjoys Great Labor Day Weekend
Ross Bailes opened his Labor Day weekend on Friday night in the #75 Mastersbilt Crate Late Model at Carolina Speedway (Gastonia, North Carolina) in an SECA Weekly Racing Series event.

Bailes made a clean sweep of the program, starting the night by setting fast time overall among the entrants. He went on to win his heat race to earn the pole position for the feature. In the main event he grabbed the lead at the drop of the green flag and went on to claim the dominating win over Steve Banal, Trent Ivey, Timbo Mangum, and Matt Stover.

Full results from the racing program are available at www.CarolinaSpeedway.net.

Action shifted to Lancaster Speedway (Lancaster, South Carolina) on Saturday night, which saw Ross score his second victory in as many nights in the SECA Crate Late Model division. He blazed to fast time honors among a strong field of entries, locking him into the pole position for the feature. Bailes went on to lead wire-to-wire for the win over Steve Banal, Brandy Baker, Benji Knight, and Josh Langley. Full results from the event are available at www.LancasterSuperSpeedway.com

On Sunday evening Ross took his #87 Bailes Construction MasterSbilt into competition with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina).

Twenty-four entries converged on the oval, and after registering the fastest time overall in qualifications, Bailes started on the pole of the Hall of Fame Classic, which posted a $4,000 top prize. In the finale Ross assumed the point at the drop of the green flag, and held a comfortable advantage out front until mechanical issues forced him to retire to a fourteenth place finish in the final rundown.

Ross also entered a SECA Weekly Racing Series program at Cherokee Speedway on Sunday evening. He qualified second overall lock into the twenty-four car field. Bailes fell back to fourth early on but, used the high-side to his advantage on a restart to take the lead. He went on to battle side-by-side with Trent Ivey for the next two circuits before Ivey would complete the pass and Bailes settled into second. John Ruggiero, Lee Cooper, and Owen Osteen rounded out the top five finishers. (Gene Murphy Photo)

Complete results from the events are available at www.CarolinaClash.com or www.CherokeeSpeedwaySC.com

August 23rd, 2014 - Bailes Back in FUEL Victory Lane at Rolling Thunder
Ross Bailes resumed competition with the Fast Unified Engine Late Models (FUEL) series on Friday night at Rolling Thunder Raceway (Ararat, VA).

The $3,000-to-win program, which was postponed one week due to rain, saw a field of fourteen entries take to the oval. Ross locked into the main event via qualifications, and went on to snare his fourth tour victory of the season over Jonathan Davenport, Billy Hicks, Donald Bradsher, and Brandon Umberger.

Bailes continues to lead the latest Championship point standings. Complete results from the event and the latest standings are available at www.FUELRacingSeries.com

On Saturday evening the team entered a South Eastern Crate Association (SECA) Weekly Racing Series event at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina).

Bailes earned the third starting spot in the feature via preliminary action, and raced to a second place finish behind only race winner, Trent Ivey. Michael Brown, Owen Osteen, and Steve Banal rounded out the top five finishers.

Full results from the event are available at www.CherokeeSpeedwaySC.com

August 16th, 2014 - Ross Bailes Enters Busy Week of Racing
After seeing the event delayed a day by rain Ross piloted his #87 Bailes Construction Mastersbilt on Wednesday evening at Carolina Speedway (Gastonia, North Carolina) in the 42nd Annual Shrine 100, which was sanctioned by the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series.

With twenty-four entries in the pits Bailes qualified second fastest in time trials to lock into the outside-front-row starting spot for the finale. Unfortunately mechanical woes would plague him, which forced Bailes to retire to a 16th place finish.

The Fast Unified Engine Late Models (FUEL) tour stop at Rolling Thunder Speedway (Arat, Virginia) on Friday night was nixed by rain.

The weekend drew to a close on Saturday night at Lancaster Speedway (Lancaster, South Carolina), as Ross pulled double duty at the high-banked, 1/2 mile oval.

Twenty-seven Carolina Clash Super Late Models registered for the $4,000-to-win program, and after qualifying third fastest in the field Bailes started third in the main event.

He battled at the front of the pack for much of the feature, taking the checkered flag in fourth behind race winner, Dennis Franklin, Casey Roberts, and Johnny Pursley.

In the Crate Late Model division Ross started his night by qualifying second fastest in the field to earn the outside-front-row starting spot for the feature. He went on to claim an impressive sixteenth victory on the season over Timbo Mangum, Steve Banal, Brandy Baker, and Chris Fite.

Complete results from the weekend are available at www.CarolinaClash.com or www.LancasterSuperSpeedway.com