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Brandon Sheppard bags fourth World of Outlaw points title

Just by entering the weekend’s NGK NTK World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Brandon Sheppard and Rocket1 Racing officially clinched the 2021 World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model Series Championship. (Jacy Norgaard photo) The WoO title marked the fourth for the driver of the Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches /…

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Fifth-place finish in Modified at 81 Speedway

After Mother Nature wiped out three of the four scheduled USMTS events, Brandon Sheppard invaded 81 Speedway (Park City, Kan.) on Saturday evening to pilot the Ramirez Motorsports No. B5 Modified for the second annual USMTS Modified Spook-tacular. With a heat race win placing him sixth on the starting grid for the $10,130-to-win A-Main, Sheppard…

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Sheppard and Rocket1 Racing prepare for World Finals

Brandon Sheppard and Rocket1 Racing have one weekend of racing left on the 2021 docket. The team will take their Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches / Durham Racing Engines-powered XR1 Rocket Chassis Super Late Model into action on November 4-6 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the NGK NTK World Finals.…

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Brandon Sheppard places second in FALS Frenzy

Behind the wheel of his family-owned No. B5 Rocket Chassis Late Model, Brandon Sheppard was one of 42 Late Models on hand at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) on Saturday evening for the rain-shortened FALS Frenzy. With a heat race victory lining him up second on the starting grid for the $15,000-to-win A-Main, Brandon paced the…

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Runner-up finish in Mike Duvall Memorial at Cherokee

Continuing on his pursuit for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series title, Brandon Sheppard and Rocket1 Racing visited Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) on Friday for the Mike Duvall Memorial. With 29 Late Models on hand, Sheppard’s 10-lap heat win promoted him into the redraw. Rolling off fourth for the feature, Brandon gained…

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Sheppard repeats in Indiana Icebreaker at Brownstown

It took over six months to finish what he started, but on Thursday evening when action resumed from the March-delayed Indiana Ice Breaker Brandon Sheppard picked up where he left off to race to the $15,000 event triumph in his Rocket1 Racing / Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches / Durham Racing Engines-powered XR1 Rocket…

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Rocket1 Racing attend Knoxville Nationals

Brandon Sheppard recorded a trio of Top-10 finishes during the 16th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals in the Rocket1 Racing / Valvoline No. 1 Seubert Calf Ranches / Durham Racing Engines-powered XR1 Rocket Chassis Super Late Model. His weekend performance included a fifth-place finish in Saturday night’s $50,000-to-win finale. “We slipped back in…

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