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February 27, 2021 - Early exit in Xtreme DIRTcar finale at Modoc Raceway
On Saturday afternoon, Cla Knight followed the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series to Modoc Raceway (Modoc, S.C.) for the final round of the six-race mini-series. Drawing 29 Late Models, Knight edged his way into the $7,000-to-win A-Main with a fourth place finish in his heat. Rolling off 12th, Cla made contact with an infield yuke tire near the halfway point that saw him retire on lap 21.

Full results from this event are available at www.XtremeDIRTcar.com.

February 21, 2021 - Podium finish with Xtreme DIRTcar Series at Lake View
Cla Knight enjoyed a successful start to the 2021 season in his M&W Towing No. 42 E-Z-GO/ Behrent’s Performance Warehouse/ August Aquatics/ Barry Wright Race Cars Super Late Model over the weekend. (Kevin Ritchie photo | Ritchie Photography)

Cla Knight visited Lake View (S.C.) Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon to kick off a doubleheader with the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series. In a field of 26 cars, Knight recorded the sixth fastest time overall in qualifying before picking up an eight-lap heat race victory.

Receiving the fourth-starting position for the $7,000-to-win A-Main via the redraw, Cla clawed forward one spot in the 40-lap affair to register a third-place finish, trailing Ross Bailes and Matthew Nance across the line. Dustin Mitchell and Stewart Friesen completed the Top-5 finishers.

On Sunday afternoon at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, S.C. for the Frostbite 40, Cla timed in third fastest overall in qualifying. After getting shuffled back to a fifth-place finish in his heat, Cla locked into 15th starting position for the finale. With $5,000 on the line, Knight improved eight spots in the 40-lapper to come home seventh.

“What a great way to start the year,” Knight said after finishing third in his first-ever visit to Lake View Motor Speedway. “Two solid finishes this weekend, all in all, a great way to kick off the season. Thanks to my crew and all of our amazing sponsors for their continued support!”

Next up for Cla Knight is the $7,000-to-win, Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series finale this Saturday, February 27 at Modoc (S.C.) Raceway.

Full results from these events are available at www.XtremeDIRTcar.com.

February 16, 2021 - Cla Knight to Run for 2021 Ultimate Super Late Model Series Rookie of the Year
Cla Knight and his team are setting their goals high for the 2021 campaign. The South Carolina-based operation is preparing for their most ambitious schedule to date as they prepare to pursue the 2021 Ultimate Super Late Model Series Rookie of the Year title.

“Over the past few seasons we have ran races on every scale and with every Super Late Model series throughout the Southeast,” said Knight. “However, this year we want to commit to a series schedule, and we really feel that the Ultimate Super Late Model Series will push our team to new heights. Running for the 2021 Rookie of the Year in the Ultimate Series is one heck of a goal, but I’m ready to push myself, my car and my team.”

Knight and his team will kick off their 2021 racing season on February 20 – 21 with the Drydene Xtreme Series. Action opens on Saturday night at Lakeview Motor Speedway (Lakeview, South Carolina) before moving to Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) on Sunday afternoon. (Steve Moore photo)

‘We’ve had a really great off-season getting things ready to hit the ground running in 2021, and I really feel like our team is ready to chase a Rookie of the Year title,’ noted Knight.  “We’re ready for a season like no other, and we’re excited to start things off at Lakeview Motor Speedway this weekend.”

Knight knows that his lofty 2021 plans wouldn’t be possible without the great support of all of his great marketing partners. Cla Knight Racing would like to say a very special “thank you” to the following sponsors for their continued support: Augusta Aquatics, M&W Transport, E-Z Go Golf Carts, Town & Country Packing, Clements Racing Engines, Barry Wright Race Cars, KAR House Racing Radiators, Maxxis Kart Racing, Behrents Performance Warehouse, Penske Racing Shocks, Brian’s Kustom Paint, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, and MSR Mafia Marketing & PR Services.

For more information on the 2021 Ultimate Super Late Model Series racing schedule, please visit www.UltimatesSupers.com.

December 22, 2020 - Cla Knight's 2020 season recap
With the Covid-19 pandemic limiting the number of races he could attend early in the 2020 season, Cla Knight participated in a total of 33 events behind the wheel of his Augusta Aquatics No. 42 Late Model. He scored eight Top-5 finishes and 13 Top-10 outings.

November 28, 2020 - Gobbler 100 finale at Cochran postponed to March 12th
On Friday afternoon Cla Knight invaded Cochran Motor Speedway (Cochran, Ga.) to pilot his Augusta Aquatics No. 42 Late Model for the two-day Gobbler 100. With the 25-car field split into two separate groups for qualifying, Knight came in sixth fastest in his group before grabbing the third and final transfer spot in his heat race. Mother Nature’s appearance overnight shifted Saturday’s $20,000-to-win Gobbler 100 to March 12th.

Full results from this event are available at www.CochranSpeedway.com.

November 22, 2020 - Cla Knight bags Top-10 finish in Blue-Gray 100 at Cherokee
Cla Knight was one of 18 Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series entries on hand at Lancaster Speedway (Lancaster, S.C.) on Saturday afternoon for the Palmetto State 50. Coming in fifth in his heat race, Cla secured his spot into the opening night feature. With $10,000 on the line, Knight was an early retiree from the 50-lap affair on lap 29.

On Sunday, Knight followed the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series to Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) for the event co-sanctioned with the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series. In a field of 28 cars, Cla came in second fastest overall in time trials before placing second in his heat behind Jonathan Davenport. Starting the $10,000-to-win Blue-Gray 100 in fifth, Knight faded five spots in the 100-lapper to register a 10th place finish. (Steve Moore photo)

Full results from these events are available at www.CarolinaClash.com and www.XtremeDIRTcar.com.

November 14, 2020 - Knight comes in third in Jack Starrette Memorial at Modoc
Saturday night saw Cla Knight return with the Ultimate Southeast Series at Modoc Raceway (Modoc, S.C.) for the 10th annual Jack Starrette Memorial. Drawing 20 cars, Knight timed in sixth fastest overall, which positioned him on the third row for the $5,022-to-win A-Main. Jumping up three spots in the 40-lapper, Cla scored a third place finish behind Dennis Franklin and Johnny Pursley with Jeff Smith and Brett Hamm rounding out the Top-5. (Richard Barnes photo)

Full results from this event are available at www.UltimateSupers.com.

November 6, 2020 - Top-5 finish with Ultimate Southeast Series at Lancaster
After Covid-19 restrictions postponed the Can-Am World Finals to 2021, Cla Knight traveled to the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, N.C.) on Wednesday evening for the Last Call. In a stout field of 55 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries, Knight came in fifth in his heat before grabbing the second and final transfer spot in his B-Main behind Cade Dillard. With $12,000 on the line in the feature, Cla was an early retiree from the 50-lapper on the 11th lap. (Michael Boggs Photography)

For another $12,000-to-win A-Main on Thursday evening, Cla posted a sixth place finish in his heat, giving him one final shot at the finale with a B-Main appearance. Sending the Top 2 into the show, Knight logged an eighth place outing.

On Friday evening, Knight headed to Lancaster Speedway (Lancaster, S.C.) for the Ultimate Southeast Series sanctioned program. Laying down the third fastest time in his qualifying group, Cla locked into the sixth-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Clawing forward two spots in the 40-lap affair, Cla Knight notched a fourth place finish behind Ross Bailes, Daulton Wilson, and Dennis Franklin with Benji Hicks coming in fifth. (Richard Barnes photo)

Full results from these events are available at www.WoOLMS.com and www.UltimateSupers.com.