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.: Archived News :.

October 28, 2017 - Cla Knight Bags Top 10 Finish in World Short Track Championship
Friday night brought Cla Knight to the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina) kicking off the OneDirt World Short Track Championship. With 66 Crate Late Models on hand for the two-day event, Knight improved two spots in his heat race recording a 4th place finish. Transferring into the B-Main on Saturday for another shot at the $4,000-to-win main event, Knight captured a consolation victory positioning him 20th on the starting grid for the feature. Breaking into the Top 10, Cla Knight advanced through the field 12 spots in the 30-lap affair to place 8th.

On Sunday night Knight stopped at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) for the 2nd annual Craig Reece Memorial. Following the 23rd fastest time in a field of 35 cars, Cla recorded a 7th place finish in his heat race earning him the 21st-starting position for the feature. Gaining four spots, Cla Knight logged a 17th place outing.

Complete results from these events can be found at www.OneDirt.com and www.Boyd'sSpeedway.net.

October 14, 2017 - Knight Follows NeSmith Series to Talladega for NASCAR Weekend
On Friday night Cla Knight returned with the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) for the two-day NASCAR Weekend. Laying down the fastest time overall in his qualifying group, Knight earned the 2nd-starting position for the opening night feature. With $2,000 on the line, Cla slipped back to a 10th place finish in the 40-lap affair.

Returning on Saturday night for the $3,000 top prize, Cla fell one spot short of locking his spot into the finale with the fifth fastest time in his qualifying group. Going on to place 3rd in his 15-lap consolation event, Knight earned the 13th-starting position for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top 10, Cla Knight advanced through the field six spots in the 50-lapper posting a 7th place finish. (Bruce Carroll photo)

Complete results from these events can be found at www.NeSmithRacing.com.

October 7, 2017 - Runner-up Finish With NeSmith Series at Oglethorpe Speedway Park
Saturday found Cla Knight in action at Oglethorpe Speedway Park (Pooler, Georgia) for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series doubleheader. With 30 Crate Late Models on hand for the Showdown in Savannah, Cla secured his spot into the $2,000-to-win opener with the 3rd fastest time in his qualifying group. Running into trouble early, Knight was an early retiree from the 30-lap affair on the second lap.

Later Saturday evening, Knight posted the fastest time overall in qualifying positioning him 2nd on the starting grid for the $3,000-to-win finale. Holding his spot for all 40-laps, Cla Knight notched a runner-up finish behind Mark Whitener with Travis Pennington, Kerry Gibbons, and Shane Rimer rounding out the Top 5.

Complete results from these events can be found at www.NeSmithRacing.com.