Fifth in $7,000 Reutimann Memorial at VSP
20, 2022) Jeff Mathews, of Riverview, Florida, pulled
double duty on November 18-19 in the 9th Annual 'Reutimann Memorial'
at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. Behind the wheel
of his Open Wheel Modified, Jeff timed in ninth quickest in Group
A during the qualifying session on Friday night before running
third in his showdown feature. In Saturday's $7,000 to win finale,
Jeff moved past four competitors en route to a strong fifth place
performance in the 50-lapper behind only winner Ethan Dotson,
Ashton Winger, Chris Arnold, and Michael Leach. Jeff also jumped
in his 604 Late Model and secured a heat race triumph prior to
placing seventh in the $2,000 to win feature event. Complete results
from the 'Reutimann Memorial' weekend at VSP can be accessed online
(Chris Anderson Photo)
Mathews Wins Rusty Dixon Memorial for $9,700!
6, 2022) The second win of the 2022 campaign for Jeff
Mathews came behind the wheel of an Open Wheel Modified in the
annual 'Rusty Dixon Memorial' on Saturday, November 5 at the nearby
East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida! Jeff clicked off
the second quickest lap in his group during qualifying before
securing a triumph in his heat race. After running second most
of the feature distance, Jeff took the lead and led the final
ten circuits to capture the $9,700 winner's check over a top five
that included runner-up Clay Harris, Mavrick Varnadore, Devin
Dixon, and Shane Burrows!
Jeff Mathews Motorsports (JMM) also unloaded their 604 Late Model
to vie for the $4,000 top prize last night at East Bay Raceway
Park. Jeff placed third in heat race action and later rolled off
from the inside of the fifth row in the 40-lap headliner. The
Riverview, Florida ace then picked off six competitors during
the contest to leave the "Clay by the Bay" with a third
place podium effort behind only race winner Steve Mathis, Jr.
and runner-up Ashton Winger. Complete results from the 'Rusty
Dixon Memorial' can be accessed online by clicking on www.ebrp.co.
(Mike Horne Photo)
Enters Annual Powell Family Memorial...
23, 2022) Next up on the racing calendar for the #33
team was a trip to All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida on
October 21-22 for the 27th edition of the 'Powell Family Memorial.'
The Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned all of
the action at the Sunshine State speedplant and 73 competitors
signed into the pit area to do battle for the $27,000 first place
prize. Jeff Mathews laid down the tenth quickest lap in his group
during the qualifying session on Friday night and later placed
ninth in his stacked heat race. Following an eighth place effort
in Saturday's consolation race, Jeff finished out the weekend
by running sixth in the non-qualifiers race. Complete results
from the 'Powell Family Memorial' can be accessed online by clicking
Mathews Wins First of Season at East Bay!
16, 2022) Jeff Mathews, of Riverview, Florida, captured
his first feature win of the 2022 campaign on Saturday night,
October 15 at the nearby East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida!
In the annual 'Gene Slaughter Memorial' for the 604 Late Models,
Jeff won his heat race in preliminary action and later took the
lead on lap two of the main event. He then went on to win the
$2,000 first place prize money over a top five that included runner-up
Mavrick Varnadore, Kenny Monahan, Keith Nosbisch, and Jackie Nosbisch.
Behind the wheel of an Open Wheel Modified in the weekly $500
to win program, Jeff piloted a brand-new racecar and suffered
"new car blues" on his way to a fourteenth place showing.
Complete results from both divisions at EBRP can be accessed online
(Josh Jones Photo)
Returns to Racing Action at EAMS
19, 2022) Jeff Mathews Motorsports (JMM) returned to
the racetrack on September 17-18 in the 50th Annual 'Alabama State
Championship' at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama.
While Jeff Mathews was unfortunately unable to make the start
in the $5,000 to win 604 Crate Late Model portion of the busy
weekend, he fared much better behind the wheel of his #33 Super
Late Model. On Saturday in the first of two $4,050 to win Southern
All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) programs, Jeff timed in ninth
quickest in Group A during qualifying before finishing fifteenth
in the final rundown of the 40-lap feature. At EAMS on Sunday,
the Riverview, Florida standout qualified fourth fastest in Group
A during time trials and later wound up fourteenth at the checkers
of the 40-lapper. Complete results from the 'Alabama State Championship'
weekend can be found online at www.eamsdirt.com.
Evening at East Bay for Mathews...
15, 2022) After nearly two months away from the racetrack,
Jeff Mathews and his #33 team returned to competition on Saturday
evening, May 14 at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida.
The annual running of the 'Donnie Tanner Memorial' was held last
night at EBRP and a $2,500 top prize was on the line for the 604
Late Models. Jeff won his heat race in preliminary action, but
that was unfortunately the highlight of the night. The Riverview,
Florida ace was involved in a wreck and subsequent altercation
with another competitor, which dropped him to the back of the
finishing order. Complete results from the "Clay by the Bay"
can be located online by clicking on www.ebrp.co.
Returns to Competition at East Bay
20, 2022) For the first time since the completion of
"Speedweeks," Jeff Mathews was back behind the wheel
of a racecar on Saturday, March 19 at the nearby East Bay Raceway
Park. The Late Models ran a weekly show last night at the Gibsonton,
Florida oval and a $1,000 paycheck was up for grabs. Jeff placed
fourth in his heat race and was officially paid for an eleventh
place performance following the feature event. Complete results
from the "Clay by the Bay" can be located online by
clicking on www.ebrp.co.
Mathews Concludes Speedweeks at Volusia
19, 2022) The 51st edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals'
wrapped up tonight at Volusia Speedway Park, as a total of 57
drivers entered the finale at the Barberville, Florida speedplant
to gun for the $10,000 winner's check with the World of Outlaws
Case Construction Late Model Series. Due to a family illness,
Jeff Mathews did not compete in tonight's "Speedweeks"
grand finale. However, Michael Norris did drive a XR1 Rocket Chassis
out of the Jeff Mathews Motorsports (JMM) stable to a twenty-sixth
(February 18, 2022) The penultimate event of
the 51st Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals' took place earlier tonight
at Volusia Speedway Park, as another $10,000 windfall was on the
line with the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series
at the Daytona Beach-area speedplant. Jeff Mathews unfortunately
missed out on the 40-lap feature tonight after running tenth in
his stacked heat race and eleventh in his B-Main. Pennsylvania
driver Michael Norris; however, did pilot a back-up #33 machine
and transferred into the feature event - finishing twenty-ninth
in the final rundown.
(February 17, 2022) Round four of the 'DIRTcar
Nationals' saw teams chase another $10,000 top prize tonight at
Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. Jeff Mathews qualified
twenty-third fastest in Group A during World of Outlaws Case Construction
Late Model Series time trials before finishing eighth in his loaded
heat race. Jeff then chose to scratch from his B-Main and was
not able to advance into the 40-lap main event.
(February 16, 2022) The World of Outlaws Case
Construction Late Model Series presided over all the action tonight
at Volusia Speedway Park, as a $10,000 winner's check was up for
grabs at the Barberville, Florida facility. Jeff Mathews stopped
the clock twentieth fastest in Group B during the qualifying session,
but was unfortunately caught up in an early wreck in his heat
race. With heavy front end damage, Jeff finished ninth in his
prelim and wound up scratching from the remainder of the program,
which kept him out of the 40-lap feature event.
(February 15, 2022) The second night of the
'DIRTcar Nationals' took center stage at Volusia Speedway Park
in Barberville, Florida and even though the program was paused
for awhile due to rain showers, the $7,000 to win DIRTcar Super
Late Model show was still able to get into the record books during
the wee hours of the morning. Jeff Mathews unfortunately was not
able to advance into the 30-lapper after timing in twenty-sixth
quickest in Group B during qualifying and finishing ninth in his
heat race and eighth in his B-Main.
(February 14, 2022) Back where his 2022 campaign
started in January, Jeff Mathews returned to Volusia Speedway
Park today to compete in the first round of the 51st Annual 'DIRTcar
Nationals.' The DIRTcar Super Late Models roared into the Barberville,
Florida facility and 47 competitors were on hand to vie for the
$7,000 first place prize money. Jeff signed in for action, but
did not record an official time during qualifying and scratched
from the entire program.
Back in Action at East Bay Raceway Park
12, 2022) The busy week at East Bay Raceway Park wrapped
up earlier tonight with the sixth and final 'Winternationals'
show for the ground-pounding Super Late Models. With all eyes
set on the $15,000 windfall, a total of 69 entrants signed into
the pit area to do battle at the Gibsonton, Florida oval in the
final event of "Speedweeks" for the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series. Jeff Mathews unfortunately failed to transfer into
the 50-lap grand finale - that was won by Devin Moran - after
finishing seventh in his loaded heat race and tenth in his B-Main.
(February 11, 2022) Round five of the 46th Annual
'Winternationals' at East Bay Raceway Park took center stage tonight,
as the stakes were raised to $12,000 to win for the 74 competitors
racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Jeff Mathews
stopped the clock ninth fastest in Group A during qualifying prior
to placing fourth in his loaded heat race and tenth in his B-Main.
Jeff was unfortunately not able to advance into the 50-lap feature
that was eventually captured again by Brandon Sheppard.
(February 10, 2022) After several days of being
sidelined due to illness, Jeff Mathews returned to racing action
tonight at the nearby East Bay Raceway Park. A stellar 75 car
field was on hand for the fourth night of the annual 'Winternationals'
at the storied Gibsonton, Florida oval, as a $7,000 winner's check
was up for grabs. Jeff qualified twelfth quickest in Group B during
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trials before placing sixth
in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Jeff
narrowly missed out on transferring into the 40-lapper that was
won by Brandon Sheppard.
Mathews Motorsports Launches New Website!
2, 2022) In the midst of their hectic "Speedweeks"
in Georgia and Florida to start the 2022 campaign, Jeff Mathews
Motorsports (JMM) is excited to announce the launch of the brand-new
www.JeffMathews33.com! The new website, which was built and will
be maintained by Delph Communications, Inc., is dedicated to Riverview,
Florida driver Jeff Mathews and his #33 racing team. Jeff picked
up nine feature wins in 2021 across several different divisions,
but will concentrate his efforts on Super Late Models and Crate
Late Models in 2022. Keep up with Jeff Mathews Motorsports all
year long by pointing your Internet browser to www.JeffMathews33.com.
Invades Ocala for Winternationals Double-Dip
1, 2022) Another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs tonight
at Bubba Raceway Park, as 46 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
competitors signed into the pit area at the Ocala, Florida facility
for the second and final 'Winternationals' program. Jeff Mathews
posted the twentieth quickest time in Group A during qualifying
prior to running fifth in both his heat race and his B-Main. Unfortunately,
Jeff narrowly missed out on the 40-lapper that was eventually
won by Devin Moran.
(January 31, 2022) Following a day off on Sunday,
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action heated back up tonight
in the first of two 'Winternationals' showdowns at Bubba Raceway
Park in Ocala, Florida. Jeff Mathews timed in twenty-first fastest
in Group A during the qualifying session before finishing seventh
in his heat race and fourteenth in his B-Main. Jeff was unfortunately
unable to transfer into the $10,000 to win headliner that was
ultimately won by Tim McCreadie.
Continues Busy Start to Year at Brunswick
29, 2022) The three-day 'Super Bowl of Racing' at Golden
Isles Speedway wrapped up today with a $15,000 to win Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series throwdown. On a blustery day in southeast
Georgia, Jeff Mathews laid down the twenty-second fastest lap
in Group A during the Super Late Model qualifying session and
later opted to scratch from both his heat race and his B-Main,
which kept him out of the 50-lap feature. In his Crate Late Model,
Jeff placed third in his B-Main to earn a starting spot deep in
the $3,000 to win headliner, but once again chose to scratch from
the contest and left the Brunswick, Georgia oval early.
(January 28, 2022) Night two of the 'Super Bowl
of Racing' took center stage tonight at Golden Isles Speedway,
as the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series competed for a $12,000 windfall at the Brunswick, Georgia
facility. Jeff Mathews placed seventh in his heat race and fifteenth
in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the 50-lap
headliner that was ultimately won by Brandon Overton. Jeff; however,
had much better luck in his Crate Late Model, as he drove to a
second place effort in his consolation event before blasting past
seven cars during the $2,500 to win main event on his way to a
strong sixth place showing.
(January 27, 2022) Jeff Mathews continued his
Speedweeks 2022 journey tonight at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick,
Georgia in night one of the 'Super Bowl of Racing.' In the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series opener, which boasted a $10,000 payday,
Jeff finished seventh in his stacked heat race and twelfth in
his B-Main. He was unfortunately unable to make the start in the
40-lap main event, which was eventually won by Devin Moran. In
Crate Late Model competition at GIS, Jeff won his consolation
race before advancing past a trio of competitors during the $2,000
to win feature en route to a solid tenth place effort.
Starts Racing Season in Sunshine Nationals
22, 2022) In a weekend plagued by rugged track conditions
and now inclement weather, tonight's regularly scheduled 'Sunshine
Nationals' finale at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida
has been wiped out and the $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Late
Model Series program will not be rescheduled.
(January 21, 2022) Jeff Mathews and his #33
team returned to action tonight in the second round of the 'Sunshine
Nationals' at Volusia Speedway Park. In Super Late Model action,
Jeff stopped the clock tenth fastest in Group B during World of
Outlaws qualifying, but later wound up ninth in his loaded heat
race. He once again scratched from his B-Main and was not able
to advance into the $10,000 to win headliner. With $2,000 on the
line with the Crate Racin' USA Series, Jeff qualified well and
later picked up an impressive heat race triumph. Unfortunately,
the main event was washed out when rain showers invaded the Daytona
(January 20, 2022) The Jeff Mathews Motorsports
(JMM) team kicked off their 2022 racing season by pulling double
duty in the 'Sunshine Nationals' opener at Volusia Speedway Park
in Barberville, Florida. In the World of Outlaws Late Model Series
lid lifter, which boasted a $10,000 paycheck, Jeff Mathews finished
eighth in his heat race, but later opted to scratch from his B-Main
due to rough track conditions. Aboard his Crate Late Model, Jeff
was involved in a heat race incident and was unfortunately unable
to transfer into the $1,500 to win Crate Racin' USA Series headliner
that was ultimately ran on Friday afternoon due to time limitations
and the unforgiving track surface.