WILD WEST SHOOTOUT
NIGHTLY RESULTS IN ARIZONA
14, 2018) Terry Phillips, of Springfield,
Missouri, wrapped up the 12th Annual 'Wild West Shootout'
tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona and was
one of the 45 entrants who signed in to the pit area to vie
for the $13,000 windfall in the miniseries finale. Terry clicked
off the fourth fastest lap in his group during qualifying
prior to finishing fourth in his stacked heat race. After
rolling off from the inside of the eighth row in the 50-lap
headliner and receiving nose damage from getting caught up
in a wreck, TP wound up finishing right where he started...
in the fifteenth position.
(January 13, 2018)
The penultimate contest of the 2018 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries
took place tonight at Arizona Speedway and another $5,000
payday awaited the winner who stood tall in victory lane at
the Queen Creek, Arizona facility. Terry Phillips qualified
fifth fastest in his group during the time trial session before
placing seventh in his loaded heat race. After grabbing the
third transfer spot through his B-Main, Terry worked his way
past three competitors during the 40-lapper on his way to
an eighteenth place showing.
(January 12, 2018)
Yet another $5,000 winner's check was up for grabs tonight
in the fourth round of the 'Wild West Shootout' at Arizona
Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. Terry Phillips laid down
the fifth quickest time in his group during qualifying, but
could only muster a seventh place finish in his heat race
and an eighth place effort in his B-Main. Unfortunately, TP
was not able to transfer into the 30-lap feature event, which
was eventually won by Mike Marlar.
(January 10, 2018)
Following a couple of days off from racing competition, the
third round of the six-race 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries
took center stage tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek,
Arizona. A hammer-down racing surface greeted the 45 Super
Late Model entrants tonight following a deluge of overnight
rain in the Phoenix area. Terry Phillips stopped the clock
tenth fastest in his group during the time trial session and
later finished seventh in his heat race and fourth in his
B-Main. TP then moved forward past six cars during the $5,000
to win main event to record a seventeenth place effort in
(January 7, 2018)
Night two of the 12th Annual 'Wild West Shootout' took place
earlier tonight at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona
and another $5,000 top prize was on the line. Terry Phillips
clicked off the third fastest lap in his group during the
qualifying session prior to grabbing the third and final transfer
spot through his heat race. The Springfield, Missouri star
then steered his new Black Diamond mount past eight cars during
the 40-lap headliner on his way to strong sixth place showing
behind only winner Don Shaw, Bobby Pierce, Mike Marlar, Ryan
Gustin, and Brandon Sheppard!
(January 6, 2018)
The Terry Phillips Racing (TPR) team lifted the lid to their
2018 campaign tonight in round one of the annual 'Wild West
Shootout' at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona. A strong
50 car Super Late Model field assembled in the desert for
the $5,000 to win opener. Terry Phillips unfortunately got
into the wall during time trials and did not record an official
lap, but he bounced back in a big way by vaulting all the
way up to second in his heat race. After starting the 40-lapper
from the outside of the sixth row, TP drove past a trio of
competitors en route to a solid ninth place performance.
TO START 2018 AT ARIZONA SPEEDWAY!
19, 2017) After recently celebrating his 2017
Lucas Oil MLRA Series Championship at the awards banquet early
this month, Terry Phillips and his Terry Phillips Racing (TPR)
team have turned their focus to the rapidly approaching 2018
season. As has been the norm, Terry will lift the lid to his
campaign with six races in the annual 'Wild West Shootout'
from January 6-14 at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona.
TP will once again be armed with a Black Diamond racecar powered
by an Andy Durham Racing Engine when he kicks off his '18
season out west in a few weeks. Visit www.terryphillipsracing.com
and click on the SCHEDULE
page of the website for more info! (Mike
MLRA AWARDS BANQUET!
6, 2017) Over the weekend, the Lucas Oil MLRA
Series celebrated the 2017 season at the annual championship
awards banquet. This year it was held at Gobbler's Roost in
Nevada, Missouri. In addition to the distribution of the season
ending points fund, several special awards were presented
too. Terry Phillips was the final driver of the evening to
accept his awards. His championship share of the points fund
was $15,000. Overall the title for Phillips is his fourth.
He won a series high four races this past season!
(Kenny Shaw Photo)
TP DOMINATES FOR
FOURTH DUEL IN THE DESERT WIN!
12, 2017) Terry Phillips ended his version
of the 2017 racing season in triumphant fashion from November
9-11 in the annual 'Duel in the Desert' at the pristine Dirt
Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada! Wheeling
an IMCA Modified out of the Jordan Grabouski Racing stable,
Terry won his 25-lap qualifying feature on Thursday to earn
a $777 paycheck and the third starting spot in Saturday's
headliner. TP then quickly grabbed the point on lap two in
the 'Duel in the Desert' and led the remainder of the 40-lap
affair to score his fourth career race title. The Springfield,
Missouri star recorded the $7,777.77 windfall over Eddie Belec,
Peyton Taylor, Johnny Scott, and Cody Laney! Full results
from LVMS can be obtained online by clicking on www.lvms.com.
(Jeff Speer Photo)
BROKEN FAN BLADE LATE...
29, 2017) Terry Phillips Racing (TPR) invaded
the historic Thunderbird Speedway in Muskogee, Oklahoma on
October 27-28 for the unsanctioned 'Midwest Dirt Track Championship,'
which boasted a $10,000 payday for the Super Late Models.
On Friday night, Terry Phillips knocked down the third fastest
lap overall during the qualifying session prior to scoring
the victory in his loaded heat race. After starting third
on the grid in Saturday's headliner, TP ran second early in
the distance and was in the third spot with only a trio of
laps remaining when a broken fan blade ended his race prematurely.
The Springfield, Missouri ace was forced to park his smoking
racecar and was relegated to thirteenth in the final finishing
order. Full results from Thunderbird can be viewed by clicking
TP DRIVES TO SECOND
IN USRA FALL NATIONALS!
23, 2017) Terry Phillips and his #75 TPR team
trekked west to Southern New Mexico Speedway in Las Cruces,
New Mexico from October 20-22 for the annual running of the
'USRA Fall Nationals,' which paid a whopping $20,000 to win
this year. Terry won his heat race on Friday evening and later
placed fourth in the qualifying feature. After rolling off
from the inside of the fourth row in Sunday's 50-lap headliner,
TP fell back to tenth early in the feature distance before
blitzing up to second, which is where he finished behind only
victor Rodney Sanders. Full results from this weekend's big
USRA Modified show at SNMS can be accessed online at www.snmspeedway.com.
LEAD LATE TO WIN SPOOKER!!!
15, 2017) Terry Phillips, of Springfield,
Missouri, reached victory lane for the ninth time overall
in 2017 over the October 13-14 weekend at Tri-State Speedway
in Pocola, Oklahoma! In the 38th annual running of the 'Spooker,'
Terry won his heat race on Friday evening and later rolled
off from the outside of the third row in Saturday's 30-lap
USRA Open Wheel Modified special. TP then led the last handful
of circuits in the headliner to record the $2,500 payday over
Tyler Wolff, R.C. Whitwell, Mitch Keeter, and Stephen Muilenburg!
Full results from this weekend's 'Spooker' can be accessed
online at www.tri-statespeedway.com.
CLINCHES 4TH MLRA CHAMPIONSHIP!
8, 2017) The Lucas Oil MLRA Series wrapped
up their 2017 campaign on October 6-7 at the pristine Lucas
Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri with the two-day 'Fall
Nationals' weekend. In the $3,000 to win opener on Friday
night, Terry Phillips placed second in his heat race prior
to starting and finishing sixth on the one-groove racing surface
during the 40-lap headliner. In Saturday's finale, which boasted
a $5,000 payday, Terry finished fourth in his heat race and
later pulled off due to rough track conditions in the 50-lapper.
Despite only recording a fourteenth place performance in the
series finale, TP was able to clinch his fourth career MLRA
Championship! Complete results from the 'Fall Nationals' double-dip
can be accessed by logging onto www.mlraracing.com.
(Kenny Shaw Photo)
PHILLIPS ON PODIUM
IN RACE FOR HOPE 74!
1, 2017) Terry Phillips and 90 other IMCA
Modified drivers converged on Batesville Motor Speedway in
Locust Grove, Arkansas from September 26-30 for the inaugural
running of the 'Race for Hope 74.' Driving an entry for Jordan
Grabouski, Terry won his heat race during preliminary action
on Wednesday evening and later finished second in the nightly
A-Main. By virtue of that effort, TP started Saturday's $20,000
to win headliner from the fourth starting spot. The Springfield,
Missouri star then drove up into the top three and finished
on the podium after 74 green flag racing laps behind only
victor Ricky Thornton, Jr. and runner-up Kyle Strickler! Full
results from the busy week at Batesville can be viewed online
COMPETES IN FALL JAMBOREE
24, 2017) Terry Phillips Racing (TPR) ventured
north to Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota from
September 21-23 for the 19th edition of the 'Featherlite Fall
Jamboree,' which was once again sanctioned by the United States
Modified Touring Series (USMTS). On Thursday night in the
$6,000 to win weekend opener, Terry Phillips won his heat
race, but later wound up slipping to seventeenth in the final
rundown of the 40-lap headliner. In a similar $6,000 to win
show on Friday evening, Terry unfortunately missed out on
transferring into the 40-lapper after finishing sixth in his
heat race and fourth in his B-Main. After receiving a provisional
to gain access into Saturday's 50-lap 'Fall Jamboree' finale,
which boasted a $13,000 windfall, TP retired after only 24
circuits and was officially paid for a twenty-eighth place
performance. Full results from Deer Creek can be accessed
online at www.usmts.com.
$10,000 AT MARSHALLTOWN!!!
17, 2017) Springfield, Missouri star Terry
Phillips drove Dylan Smith's #75 IMCA Modified to an impressive
$10,000 triumph over the September 15-16 weekend in the annual
'World Nationals' at Marshalltown Speedway in Marshalltown,
Iowa! Terry won his first heat race of the evening on Friday
and later ran second in his final prelim of the night. When
Saturday rolled around in the Hawkeye State, TP started from
the outside of the front row in the 50-lap contest. He then
held off all challenges throughout the distance in picking
up the flag-to-flag win and the five-figure payday ahead of
Richie Gustin, Cayden Carter, Chris Abelson, and Joel Rust!
Full results from the 'World Nationals' weekend can be accessed
online at www.marshalltownspeedway.com.
LONG HOLIDAY WEEKEND
NETS TRIO OF TOP FIVES!
(September 4, 2017)
Terry Phillips and his #75 TPR team competed in four special
events from August 31-September 3 in the states of Nebraska,
Kansas, and Missouri. In the trio of Lucas Oil MLRA Series
battles, Terry posted three impressive top five showings that
maintained his series point lead. TP improved to third on
Thursday in a $3,000 to win program at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood,
Nebraska, finished third once again on Friday in another $3,000
to win shootout at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas,
and fourth in the $5,575 to win 'Larry Phillips Memorial'
on Saturday at the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland,
In the weekend finale on Sunday night at Monett
Speedway in Monett, Missouri, the West division of the MARS
Dirt Car Series presided over the '4-State Dirt Track Championship,'
which boasted a $3,000 payday. Terry won his heat race in
preliminary action and led the A-Main early in the distance
before a flat tire unfortunately relegated him to twentieth
in the final finishing order. Full results from the hectic
Labor Day holiday weekend can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com
CUT SHORT BY HEAT WRECK...
27, 2017) Terry Phillips Racing (TPR) had
plans to enter a pair of $5,000 to win MARS Dirt Car Series
West division races over the August 25-26 weekend at Tri-City
Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Federated Raceway at
I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. Unfortunately, Terry Phillips' weekend
was cut short after he was involved in a heat race wreck on
Friday night at Granite City. TP was forced to scratch from
the remainder of that show and then skipped Saturday's program
at Pevely to return to the shop to work on his battered racecar.
Full results from both of these MARS events can be accessed
online at www.marsracingseries.com.
SUFFERS HEARTBREAK AT SALINA...
20, 2017) Terry Phillips and his #75 TPR team
entered a pair of United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS)
specials over the August 18-19 weekend at Lakeside Speedway
in Kansas City, Kansas and Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina,
Oklahoma. On Friday night in the $10,002 to win 'Grant Junghans
Memorial' at Lakeside, Terry won his heat race in preliminary
action prior to winding up fifteenth in the final rundown
of the 42-lap main event. At Salina on Saturday evening, Terry
once again took the victory in his heat race and later led
laps 23-34 of the headliner. The Springfield, Missouri star
appeared headed to a $3,000 triumph in the 35-lapper before
breaking the center out of his left rear wheel on the final
lap, which dropped TP to fourteenth at the pay window. Full
results from both weekend shows can be viewed online at www.usmts.com.
ONE-TWO FINISH AT JUNCTION!!!
13, 2017) Terry Phillips Racing (TPR) posted
an impressive one-two finish over the August 11-12 weekend
in the 'King of the Hill' at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool
Junction, Nebraska! On Friday in night one of the Lucas Oil
MLRA Series doubleheader, Terry Phillips ran second in his
heat race and later vaulted to second in the 25-lap opener
to trail only $3,000 victor Tad Pospisil. At JMS on Saturday
evening, Terry placed fourth in heat race action and later
led the majority of the 40-lap headliner. The Springfield,
Missouri star then came out on top of a wild finish to grab
the MLRA point lead and the $5,000 paycheck over Brent Larson,
Austin Siebert, Payton Looney, and Kyle Berck! Full results
from both weekend shows in the Cornhusker State can be viewed
online at www.mlraracing.com.
(Todd Boyd Photo)
COMPETES IN PAIR OF USMTS SHOWS
7, 2017) Terry Phillips was scheduled to enter
four USMTS showdowns from August 3-6, but Mother Nature had
other plans and rain showers canceled events at Lucas Oil
Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri and Monett Speedway in Monett,
Missouri. On Thursday night in a $3,000 to win program at
the nearby Springfield Raceway in Springfield, Missouri, Terry
was unfortunately spun while leading his heat race, finished
sixth in his B-Main, and later climbed to sixteenth in the
40-lap finale. In a similar $3,000 to win tilt on Friday evening
at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas, TP placed fourth
in both his heat race and the consolation event prior to retiring
in the twenty-second spot in the 40-lapper. Full results from
these races can be viewed by clicking on www.usmts.com.