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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.