4/12/16 - Round 5 of the NASCAR Peak Antifreeze Series was at Texas Motor Speedway for 167 laps. Justin put the #36 Alliance Garage Doors / CHI Overhead Doors car on the pole for the start of the race. After falling back to p. 3 at lap 6, Justin reeled in the leader to take over the top spot on lap 30. Leading the pack on lap 32, Justin came in for service during the first set of green flag pit stops. Unfortunately, the first caution came out which put Justin back in the field for the restart. The same situation occurred during the second set of green flag pit stops placing Justin further back in the pack. Coming into the pits for the third round of green flag pit stops at half way, Justin was hit from behind placing him a lap down on the restart for the last part of the race. With no more cautions there was no way to recover. Finished p. 34. Such a strong car, but the timing of the cautions made it impossible to get back to the front. You can watch the replay on YouTube here. Next race is Richmond in two weeks.
3/29/16 - No luck at all in the 4th Round of the iRacing NASCAR Peak Antifreeze Series at Auto Club Speedway. Started p. 13. The first caution came out on lap 6. On the re-start, Justin was caught in a wreck with too much damage to continue. Next race in two weeks at Texas. You can watch the replay here.
- Tuesday, 3/15/2016, was the 3rd Round of the iRacing NASCAR Peak Antifreeze
Series. It would end up being 156 laps of green flag racing. This was
the first race using the new build with less downforce on the cars. Justin
in the #36 Alliance Garage Doors / CHI Overhead Doors car lined up p.
12 for the start. With a long green flag run, Justin came in around lap
80 for tires and fuel and then drove back up through the field to p. 5.
Without a caution coming out, the pit strategy did not work leaving Justin
finishing in p. 34. On to Auto Club in two weeks. A replay of the race
can be seen on YouTube
9/18/15 - Anderson Motor Speedway in SC held their final race of the season Friday, 9/18. There were 17 Legend car drivers in attendance for the 20-lap event. Justin qualified on the pole. There were a total of 5 cautions with 4 of them coming in the second half of the race. At the start, the #75 took the lead as Justin patiently stayed in the 2nd spot. At lap 5 Justin powered past the #75 to take back first. Justin had 5 perfect re-starts to maintain the lead throughout the remainder of the race. After the last caution with 3 laps remaining Justin had a strong lead on the remainder of the field taking the checkered flag. Watch the in-car video of the race here.
Without the funding to race the stock cars in 2015, we were able to pull together enough money to bring out the Legend car for some racing. Justin continues to prove that he has the talent behind the wheel. After not racing the Legend car on an oval track for over 3 years, Justin jumped right back in and was up to speed within the first practice. In 5 races, Justin had all top 5 finishes in the Pro Division with (1) win, (2) 2nd place, (1) 3rd, & (1) 4th place. The next race will be the US Legend Car Nationals held at Anderson Motor Speedway in SC November 12 – 14, 2015.
Despite only racing 2 partial seasons, Justin Bolton is a 2-time winner with 6 top 5s, and 10 top 10s at Hickory Motor Speedway in NC. A lack of funding has caused a temporary interruption in his racing career. If not for this monetary issue, Justin would be racing in the NWAAS series. However to advance through the levels of NASCAR, a driver must have corporate support. The driver is responsible for bringing the corporate partners and/or investors to the team. If you or your business have the desire, respect, and love of the sport of racing, as much as Justin does, then together you will be able to showcase your company and offer Justin the chance he needs to advance through the levels of NASCAR. See the Marketing Page for more information.
In the meantime, Justin competes at the pro level in iRacing (the on-line racing simulator sanctioned by NASCAR) to keep his racing skills sharp and attends UNC Charlotte majoring in Mechanical Engineering Motorsports. Click here to follow Justin as he competes in the iRacing NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series - the top level of the NASCAR iRacing.com Series.