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April 17, 2021 - DJ and Chris compete in memorial event for Jerry Shannon at Merced
DJ and Chris Shannon were both in competition this past weekend at the Merced Speedway as the track held a tribute race for Jerry Shannon over the weekend. 

1Friday, DJ ran fifth in his heat race, then ran second in the b-main to lock himself into the night's main event. He then raced home with an 18th place finish in the feature event. Chris raced forward from his 4th starting spot in his heat race to come home with a runner up finish and then after starting 8th in the main, was officially credited with a 17th place finish.

Saturday, both drivers had some bad luck and both missed the feature, finishing 5th and 8th respectively in the night's b-main.

Results can be found at www.RaceMerced.com.

March 27, 2021 - Shannon rallies to 13th place finish at Merced Speedway
1DJ entered action at his hometown track - the Merced Speedway in Merced, CA this past Saturday night. A great field of IMCA Modifieds were in competition and DJ ended up with a top fifteen run for his efforts. After starting 4th and running third in his heat race, he won the b-main and then raced under the checkered flag with a 13th place finish.

Results can be found at www.RaceMerced.com.

January 23, 2021 - Podium finish in Wild Wing Shootout opener at Arizona Speedway
DJ made the trip back to Arizona over this past weekend to compete in the inaugural Wild Wing Shootout for IMCA Mods at the Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek. The three-day event started on Friday night with DJ setting overall fast time and earning top qualifying honors. His fast time put him on the pole of his heat race, which he was able to win and earn the 4th starting position in the night's feature. In the feature, he ran inside the top five during the entire event and was able to cross the finish line with a solid 3rd place finish.

1Saturday, the track was a bit wet for the Mods and DJ was only able to muster a 17th place qualifying effort, which put him 6th in his heat race. He was able to race forward to cross the line 4th, putting him on the front row of the b-main. In the b, he ended up with issues, causing him to fall out of the b and ending his night and weekend early.

Results can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

January 17, 2021 - Shannon bags Top-5 finish in season opener at Cocopah for Winter Nationals
1DJ opened his 2021 racing season by entering four events in the state of Arizona over this past weekend. The first three nights he unloaded at the Cocopah Speedway in Yuma, Arizona for the final three nights of the track's annual Winter Nationals.

Thursday night, he started 5th and worked his way forward in his heat race to win it, earning the 4th starting spot in the night's feature. He was able to run inside the top five all event long and crossed the finish line with a 4th place run.

Friday night, he started 5th in his heat and finished 4th, putting him 6th in the b-main, where he finished, but was able to transfer into the night's feature. In the feature, he started 21st and officially was credited with a 22nd place finish when the event was over. 
Saturday, he again started 5th and finished 4th in his heat, then started 4th in the b and won it, earning the 15th starting position in the main. In the feature, he pulled off before the checkered flag flew, ending his night early.

1Sunday, the team made the trip to the Arizona Speedway for the final night of the Wild West Shootout in Queen Creek, AZ and tried his luck to cap off a four-event weekend. He started and finished third in his heat race, putting him into the night's b-main. He then started third in the b and finished 4th, transferring into the feature. He rolled off from position 23 in the main and was able to advance six positions to cross the finish line with a 17th place finish for his efforts.

Results can be found at www.CocopahSpeedway.com and www.WildWestShootout.net.

December 17, 2020 - DJ Shannon closes out 2020 season
DJ has wrapped up his 2020 season and was able to compete in 20 events across three states during the season, including picking up a pair of runner-up finishes at the Merced Speedway in Merced, CA and at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, NV. DJ plans to kick off 2021 in January.

November 28, 2020 - Fifth place finish at Thanksgiving special at Merced Speedway
DJ made a pair of starts over the Thanksgiving weekend at the Merced Speedway in Merced, CA on Friday night and at the Antioch Speedway in Antioch, CA on Saturday night. 

Friday, he raced from 9th up to 4th in his heat race, which earned him the 8th starting spot in the night's feature. In the feature, he raced forward and ended up with a top five finish - crossing the finish line in 5th. 

1Saturday, he raced from 7th to 4th in his heat race, before winning the b-main and charging from his 17th starting spot in the main into the top three before the mid-point of the event, only to be sidelined for the rest of the feature after contact from another car ended his night.

Results can be found at www.RaceMerced.com and www.AntiochSpeedway.com.

November 14, 2020 - Shannon scores second place finish in Duel in the Desert preliminary feature
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We made the trip to the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past week for the annual Duel in the Desert.

Nearly 300 Modifieds entered the event, which started on Wednesday night. We started and finished 2nd in our heat race, which locked us into the night's feature. In the feature, we started 13th and unfortunately fell out of the race before the checkered flew, ending out night early.

Thursday, we started 4th in our heat and worked our way forward to pick up the win, which locked us into the redraw for the night's feature. In the feature, we started 4th and raced our way up to second at the checkered, which earned us a starting spot in Saturday night's $10,000 to win championship feature event.

We were able to take Friday off to prepare the car for Saturday night and then on Saturday night, we redrew third for the feature, which was the outside of the front row in the three-wide start.

When the green flag flew, we were able to slide into the second spot on the start and battle inside the top five early in the event, but unfortunately fell out of the event before the checkered flew, ending our night.

All in all, it was a great weekend in Vegas as we showed a lot of speed all weekend.

Results can be found at www.DuelVegas.com.

October 24, 2020 - Runner-up finish in Dirt Nationals finale at Merced
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DJ was in action over the weekend at the Merced Speedway in his hometown of Merced, CA for the track's John Fore and Bob Smith Dirt Nationals. Friday night, he ran third in his heat race before starting 10th and racing forward to finish 7th in the Modified feature. He also drove a Stock Car and ran third in his heat and came home fifteenth in the feature. Saturday, he concentrated on the Mod only and came home with a pair of second place finishes for his efforts, running second in his heat race and then racing from 4th to 2nd in the feature as well.

Results can be found at www.RaceMerced.com.

June 20, 2020 - Shannon marches to Top 5 finish at Antioch Speedway
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We went to Antioch Speedway Saturday night after not racing in over 3 months. We got wrecked in the heat race, then went from 8th to 1st in the B main before starting 13th in the main, raced up to 8th and killed the motor getting in the corner. Went back to 20th and drove back to 5th at the checkered. 

Results can be found at www.AntiochSpeedway.com.