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November 16, 2019 - DJ Shannon Attends Duel in the Desert at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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We started off our Vegas weekend on Thursday night and were able to win our heat race from fourth and then came home 13th in the night's prelim main event.

Friday, we raced from 6th up to 5th in our heat and then came home 4th in one of the nightly b-mains.

Saturday, we wound up 12th in the last chance race, wrapping up our weekend.

Thanks to everyone for the support!

Results can be found at www.IMCA.com.

October 26, 2019 - Shannon Captures Opening Night Win in Dirt Nationals at Merced
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DJ spend the weekend at the Merced Speedway in Merced, Ca for the 2-day John Fore Dirt Nationals and raced to the opening night win on Friday night!

Friday, DJ ran third in his heat race, putting him sixth in the starting lineup for the main event, which he proceeded to work his way to the front and pick up the victory! Saturday, he won his heat from the outside of the front row and then raced home with a fifth place finish in the main.

All in all a great weekend at Merced!

Results can be found at www.RaceMerced.com.

October 18, 2019 - Early Exit for Shannon in West Coast Nationals at Antioch
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DJ made the trip to the Antioch Speedway in Antioch, CA for the West Coast Nationals on Friday night. In his first set of heats, he started on the outside of the front row and took the lead early, but broke a rotor and ended up finishing second. In the second round of heats, he started 7th and raced his way up to third, putting him 10th in the feature lineup. In the feature, someone spun in front of him on the first lap and he pulled in after the incident, ending his night. He did not return for the second night of the event.

Results can be found at www.AntiochSpeedway.com.

September 28, 2019 - D.J. Shannon Attends Race for Hope 71 at Batesville Motor Speedway
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DJ was in action at the Race for Hope 71 at the Batesville Motor Speedway in Batesville, Arkansas over the weekend. Wednesday's events were rained out, so the action got underway on Thursday. DJ started second and won his heat race, putting him into the nights main event. He came home 10th, locking himself into Saturday night's $15,000 to win main event. On Saturday, he started 29th in the main and raced inside the top twenty for several laps before his night ended early.

Results can be found at www.BatesvilleMotorSpeedway.com.

September 7, 2019 - Shannon Wins Super Nationals Qualifier at Boone Speedway
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We started 4th and raced to the qualifier feature win over fellow Califonia racers Cody Laney and Randy Brown, making it the first time in SuperNationals history that the top three in a qualifier have all been from California!

Then after winning our qualifier on Thursday night, we were fortunate tnough to start on the front fow for the main feature on Saturday night, but unforunately, we werent able to be around at the end, suffering a DNF, ending our night early.

Results can be found at www.RaceBoone.com.


August 24, 2019 - Pair of Top 10 Finishes for D.J. Shannon in Yankee Dirt Classic
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DJ was in action over the weekend at a pair of Iowa speedplants. Thursday and Friday, he attended the annual Yankee Dirt Classic, at the 300 Speedway in Farley. He raced from 4th to 2nd in his heat race and then ran sixth in the qualifying feature, making the redraw for the finale on Friday night. He redrew the pole for the feature and ran inside the top three for most of the event, until getting in a minor altercation on the track, dropping himself back to 7th for the finish.

On Saturday night, the team made it's way to the West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty and ran fourth in the heat, before starting sixth and racing home with a fifth place finish in the night's main event.

Results can be found at www.300Raceway.com.

August 17, 2019 - Early Exit for Shannon at Independence
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DJ was in action at the Independence Motor Speedway in Independence, Iowa over the weekend and raced from 6th to 3rd in his heat race before starting 12th in the main and racing up to a top five run, before getting forced off the track, ending his night early.

Results can be found at www.IndependenceMotorSpeedway.com.

August 10, 2019 - Shannon Bags Top 5 Finish at Marshalltown
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DJ was in action at the Marshalltown Speedway in Marshalltown, IA on Friday night and raced from 9th to 5th in the main event. He then entered action at the West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty, IA on Saturday, and won his heat race and was battling for a top five run in the main event when he spun, went to the tail and rallied from 24th up to a 12th place finish.

Results can be found at www.MarshalltownSpeedway.com.

July 12, 2019 - 7th Place Finish at Marshalltown Speedway
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We ran Marshalltown Speedway in Marshalltown, IA n Thursday night for the Dale DeFrance Memorial, started 4th in the feature and ran 7th. We then went to Davenport, IA on Friday night and raced from 10th to 6th in the heat, but sustained a substantial amount of damage, so we scratched for the rest of the night and headed home.

Thanks to everyone that makes this possible: My mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, Tom White, Tommy Simpson, Mike V, Doug Porter, Bubba, Shannon Pump Co, DCB Farming, Central Irrigation, LG2 Race Cars, TDS Suspension, Aurora Motors, PFC Brakes, Wehrs, Fast Shafts and Eibach Springs. Also thanks to Shawn Ritter and his entire family for giving us a place to stay and work on the car!

July 6, 2019 - Shannon Bags Three-Win Weekend in State of Montana
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DJ got back on the road this past weekend and competed in a trio of IMCA Modified events in the state of Montana and came away with three victories for his efforts.

Thursday night, he made the trip to the Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Montana, where he ran fifth in his heat race, putting him 17th in the starting lineup for the main event. From the 17th starting spot, DJ sliced his way through the field and stunned the crowd by picking up the feature victory.

1Friday night, the team made their way over to the Big Sky Speedway in Billings, MT and after running third in his heat race, he started 9th in the main event and again, charged through the field to pick up his second straight feature win. (Hurd Photography)

Saturday, during the second night of the 2-day Independence Day weekend special at Big Sky, DJ won his heat race from 6th and then proceeded to race from the outside of the third row for his third straight feature win on the weekend.

Results can be found at www.ElectricCitySpeedway.com and www.BigSkySpeedway.com.

June 8, 2019 - DJ Shannon Enjoys Two-Win Weekend
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DJ started off at the fair race at Merced and after running second in the heat race, he started 7th in the feature and charged to the victory!

We then made the trip to the Battle Mountain Race Track in Battle Mountain, Nevada for their two day show this past weekend.

1Friday, DJ started fourth and was leading the heat when he got together with a lapped car, ending the heat. He then started 9th in the feature and raced from the fifth row to the lead and the victory.

Saturday, he started 5th and won the heat and then started 7th in the feature and was passing for second when he was taken out, ending his night.

Results can be found at www.RaceMerced.com and www.BattleMountainRaceway.org.

May 4, 2019 - Shannon Suffers Mechanical Issues at Merced Speedway
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DJ was back in action on Saturday night at the Merced Speedway in Merced, CA and after winning his heat race from the 3rd starting position, he rolled off 6th in the feature, but unfortunately was not able to finish the race with mechanical issues ending his night early.

Results can be found at www.RaceMerced.com.

April 20, 2019 - Shannon Grabs First Win of the Season at Merced Speedway
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DJ was in action at the Merced Speedway in Merced, California this past weekend and raced from the outside of the second row to victory lane in the main event. DJ started fourth in the feature and raced to the lead on lap two and then stayed out front, holding off Paul Stone for the feature win.

Results can be found at www.RaceMerced.com.

March 23, 2019 - Mechanical Issues Cuts Shannon's King of America IX Short
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DJ attended the King of America at the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas this past weekend and had some speed but had more bad luck than the team could overcome.

Thursday night, 72 Modifieds signed in and he started 11th in his first heat and ran 9th and then started outside of row one in the second heat, but broke a driveshaft ending his night.

Friday, DJ got into an early race altercation in his first round of heat races and didn't finish and then had more damage than they could fix before the second round heat, so they scratched for the remainder of the weekend.

Results can be found at www.USMTS.com.
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March 2, 2019 - Top 5 Finish in Stormin Mormon Showdown at Pahrump Valley Speedway
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Wednesday, we raced at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Vegas as a support division to the World of Outlaw Sprint Cars.

We ran 4th in our heat race, putting us 5th in the feature lineup. On the start of the feature, there was a big pileup and we had to restart at the tail. We then raced from last up to second and were battling for the lead before we spun the car in order to not take out the leader. We ended up with a DNF but had a fast hotrod!

1Friday, we made the trip to the Pahrump Valley Speedway in Pahrump for the first night of the Stormin Mormon Showdown.

We fell out of our firat heat race, but won our second round heat, putting us in the redraw for the feature. We redrew 3rd and ran a solid 4th in the main event.

Saturday night, we had a rough night. We dropped out of our first round heat and didnt start our second round heat, which meant we had to start the feature last.

In the feature, we raced from 19th through the field into the top ten and were involved in a great battle for fifth at the mid point of the race before getting shoved into the infield and then being involved in several altercations, causing us to pull off and save our equipment.

We are happy with the speed we showed all weekend. On to the next one.

Thanks to everyone who helps!

February 16, 2019 - Podium Finish in Night Three of AZ Mod Tour at USA Raceway
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DJ continued his early season schedule as he participated in the 7-race Arizona Mod Tour, which took place at 4 cities across the state of Arizona during the early part of February. The series kicked off on February 8th at the Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, AZ. 92 IMCA Modified competitors checked in for action on the opening night of the tour and DJ had a rough start to the tour with dnf's in both his heat race and his b-main.

The tour continued on February 9th at Arizona Speedway with another hearty field of competitors. DJ was able to muster a 7th place finish in his heat race but then fell out of the b-main, ending his night early.

Sunday night, the tour moved to the Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, Az and DJ battled the field to a fourth place finish in his heat race, followed up by a 3rd place run in his bmain but then fell out of the main, being credited with a 25th place finish officially.

Night #4 of the tour was held Monday night at the Central Arizona Speedway and DJ ran sixth in his heat race before retiring early from the night's b-main, ending his night a bit early.

After a night off, the tour moved to the Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, AZ for the fifth leg of the week-long mini-series with DJ finished fourth in his heat race, but again, suffered some trouble in the night's b-main, ending his bid to qualify for the main event with a dnf.

After practice night at the newly re-opened USA Raceway in Tucson, AZ was rained out, night #6 kicked off with DJ having his best run of the tour, posting a pair of third place finishes. DJ raced from 8th to third in his heat and then started fifth in the main and came home with a solid third place finish in the main event as well.

The 7th and final night of the tour was back at USA Raceway and saw DJ storming from 10th to 5th in his heat race, before winning the b-main from his 7th starting spot and earning the 17th starting spot in the night's main event. In the feature, DJ made his way forward toward the top ten, but ended his night and the tour with a dnf.

Results can be found at www.ArizonaModTour.com.


January 13, 2019 - D.J. Shannon Wins at Wild West Shootout
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DJ got behind the wheel of his USRA car for the first time in 2019 this past week at the Wild West Shootout  at the Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, AZ.

Wednesday night DJ ran third in his heat race and then 21st in the main event. Friday night he fell out of his heat race, but rallied to qualify for the main from the back of the b-feature and then raced to a 23rd place finish in the feature.

1Saturday was set up as a doubleheader with just main events held during the afternoon portion of the show, in which DJ qualified 9th in his group and then proceeded to slice his way from the 5th row to the lead and race away from the field to win his first ever USRA Modified main event! Saturday night, DJ ran sixth in his heat race, won the b-main and finished 14th in the main and then the team wrapped up the weekend on Sunday with a 4th place heat finish and a 16th place finish in the weekend finale.

Results can be found at www.WildWestShootout.net.

November 17, 2018 - Runner-up Finish in Desert Thunder Nationals at Central AZ Speedway
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DJ made the trip over to the Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, AZ for the annual Desert Thunder Nationals this past weekend. Friday night, DJ won his heat from the pole and then raced from his 10th starting position to a solid runner up finish in the main event. Saturday night, he ran second in his heat race and then came home eighth in the main event. Sunday, DJ ran third in his heat and then had a great run in the weekend finale, charging from his 15th starting spot up to 3rd at the checkered.

Results can be found at www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com.

November 10, 2018 - Shannon Bags 6th Place Finish in Duel in the Desert Opener at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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207 IMCA Modified drivers were in action at the 21st annual Duel in the Desert at the dirt track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Mike Spieker photo)

Thursday night, we won our heat race from the pole and raced to a solid 6th in the night's main event. Friday, we charged from 6th to win our qualifying heat race for the second night in a row and then finished 8th in the main event.
Saturday. We started on the pole of our b-main and won it, putting us 18th in the feature starting lineup. We started and finished 18th in the main on a tough to pass racing surface.

Overall, we were one of ONLY TWO drivers (2018 IMCA National Champion Jordan Grabowski being the other) to win a race each of the three nights and were very happy with our performance against the best of the IMCA best all weekend long.

Thanks to everyone who helps!

Results can be found at www.IMCA.tv.

October 13, 2018 - 14th Place Finish in Budweiser Nationals Opener at Bakersfield
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We made the trip to the Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, CA this weekend for the annual Budwesier Nationals.

On Friday night, we started 7th and ran 5th in our heat, putting us into one of the nights b-mains. We ran 2nd in the b, putting us into the show. We raced from the 8th row up to a 14th place finish at the checkered.

Saturday night, we won our heat from the pole and then redrew 12th for the main. After a few laps, the track narrowed up and we pulled in to save our equipment.

Overall a fun weekend.

Results can be found at www.BakersfieldSpeedway.com.

October 6, 2018 - Shannon Collected in Wreck While Leading Dirt Nationals at Merced
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DJ hit up the Merced Speedway this weekend for the 2 night Dirt Nationals event. On Friday night, he started 4th and ran second in his first heat race and then won his second heat race after starting on the pole. This put him 2nd in overall passing points, and he earned the outside of the front row for the qualifying feature. He ran second in the qualifier, putting him on the outside of the front row for Saturday night's main event. On Saturday, he jumped from the outside of the front row into the lead and was leading the event when contact with a lapped car sent him spinning and he was collected by some other cars, ending his great run and his night early.

Results can be found at www.MercedSpeedway.com.