Kevin Ward Jr. Can’t Seem to Catch a Break; Returns to ESS This Weekend With Events at Ohsweken Speedway and Canandaigua Motorsports Park
By Craig Revelle - Finish Line Web Design - August 6, 2014
2014 racing season has produced more than its share of bad luck for Kevin
Ward Jr. He had fast cars last
month during the New York Sprint Car Speed Week, although the results fail
to show it due to bad luck. That
trend continued this past weekend for Ward.
back a couple weeks to Yates County Speedway with the ESS, Ward began his
night with a win in his qualifier after starting from sixth.
He ran top five in the dash for cash, and started the A-Main from
the fifth position. Kevin was
up to third and battling for second place until motor issues developed on
lap 20 and he was unable to continue.
next event came on Friday, August 1st at Ransomville Speedway
with the Patriot Sprint Tour. He
set a blistering fast lap of 14.423, which is a new track record for
Ransomville. Kevin also beat that lap on two occasions during the A-Main.
He started from the outside of row one, and quickly pulled out to
the lead. For the first 23
laps of the race it looked like Kevin was destined to victory lane, but
after coming up on a slower car late in the race, the lapped car got loose
and spun, leaving no room for escape, causing heavy front end damage on
Ward’s car. He was unable to
don’t know what we have to do to shake off this bad luck”, says Ward
Jr. “We have had fast cars,
but we just haven’t had the results to go with it”.
will be back in action this weekend with a trip to Ohsweken Speeday on
Friday night and Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Saturday evening.
Ward Jr. would like to thank all of his sponsors for their support during
the 2014 racing season. They include Westward Painting, Tioga
Construction, Sherwin Williams, Young’s Auto Parts, Carquest and Finish
Line Web Design.
more information on Kevin Ward Jr. including updated race results, photos,
sponsors and more, please visit our website, www.kevinwardracing.com.