JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY (June 9, 2021) - Johnny Mulligan Memorial Now Paying $10,000 to win (July 23rd ) sanctioned by Valvoline Iron Man Late model series

Schedule change effective immediately at Ponderosa speedway for the upcoming “June Bug Memorial “June 18th with the Iron Man Late model series !

After careful consideration the series and speedway has decided to postpone the event due to the local Boyle county fair plans to have demolition night on Friday ...” We do this for the community “ stated track promoter Brandon Hardgrove “and with the local fair a go we want to make sure such a special event such as the “June Bug Memorial “ is all it can be so we will postpone our event to a date released soon that works for the series and track !”

Although these dates have changed in further news we have decided to  sanction the upcoming “ Johnny Mulligan Memorial” July 23rd with the Valvoline Iron man series as now is paying a huge payday of $10,000 to win !

We are thrilled to be asked by the family to Honor such a great man Johnny Mulligan who done so much for racing , tracks , and Ofcourse drivers being involved in the sport for decades with his favorite track being no other than “ Kentucky’s Baddest Bullring “!

Stay tuned for more info to come ...

JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY (May 28, 2021) - Tomorrow’s event is canceled May 28th with 90 percent chance of storms and a lot of rain coming all day Friday it’s the only decision makes sense to call it now as so many have to call in work or make special arrangements to come to a Friday Show that just isn’t possible to make happen !!

Make up Date is next Friday JUNE 4tH
Same Show will be run “BIG DADDY Classic”
$4088 Supers
$2088 crates
&1088 Mods
$388 4 Cylinders
Other Class TBA ?!

Support classeswill be announced as we have a conflicting schedule for the Superstocks to be announced more info !

Make Plans for next Friday
JUNE 4TH Now Big Daddy Classic!

JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY (May 12, 2021) - Coming off of one of the biggest events in the track's history, Ponderosa Speedway is gearing up for our 3rd event of 2021. Friday, May 28th Kentucky's Baddest Bullring brings you the Paul Feistritzer BIG DADDY CLASSIC, paying $4,088 to win for the Keltner Contracting Super Late Models.

Also on schedule May 28th will be Carey's Towing Pro Late Models pating $2,088 to win- Wayne Bowen Racing Supply Open Wheel Modifieds paying $1,088 to win – Yanders Towing Super Stocks paying $688 to win and Neal's Core Supply 4 Cylinders(FWD/RWD) paying $388 to win.

Activities for Friday, May 28th will begin at 7pm with Keltner Contracting Super Late Model hotlaps, followed by hotlaps and qualifying for all classes. Pit gates will open at 2pm with grandstand area opening at 4pm.

Grandstand admission is $25(10-under free) $40 pits.

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JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY (April 30, 2021) – A total of 4 track records were broken Friday, April 30th as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series made it's 5th ever visit to Kentucky's Baddest Bulling, Ponderosa Speedway. 3 division records were broken as well as the grandstand attendance record for the track.

The top 4 drivers in Super Late Model qualifying would break the track record with Tim McCreadie finally setting the new mark in the Super Late Model Division at 12.186 seconds.

Victor Lee of Danville, KY would set the new fast time record in the Wayne Bowen Racing Supply Open Wheel Modified Division, turning a lap of 13.731 seconds.

Jeff Watson of Campbellsville, KY would set a new track record for Carey's Towing Crate Late Models with a qualifying lap of 13.306 seconds

A special thank you to all of the fans that filled the stands, breaking the grandstand attendance record that was set at the 2019 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race.

Fans were treated to some fantastic racing, as the track surface was in the best shape it has ever been. There were hard-fought battles in all divisions all night long, leading tup to the exciting finish of the John Bradshaw Memorial Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Johnathan Davenport would lead only the last 200 feet of the feature event to take home the $12,000 payday.

Jonathan Davenport passed race leader Tim McCreadie coming to the checkered flag on Friday Night at Ponderosa Speedway to take the win. The 3-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion edged McCreadie by just .234 seconds. With the victory, Davenport becomes the first back-to-back winner of the season.

Completing the top ten were Zack Dohm, Tyler Erb, Stormy Scott, Jimmy Owens, and Ricky Thornton Jr.

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 
Race Summary 
17th Annual John Bradshaw Memorial
Friday, April 30th, 2021
Ponderosa Speedway – Junction City, KY

Allstar Performance Time Trials
Fast Time Group A: Tim McCreadie / 12.186 seconds (overall)
Fast Time Group B: Jonathan Davenport / 12.249 seconds
Penske Race Shocks Heat Race #1 Finish (8 Laps, All Transfer): 1. 39-Tim McCreadie[1]; 2. 71-Hudson O'Neal[3]; 3. 81E-Tanner English[4]; 4. 1-Earl Pearson Jr[5]; 5. 20-Jimmy Owens[2]; 6. 1T-Tyler Erb[8]; 7. 2S-Stormy Scott[7]; 8. 40B-Kyle Bronson[6]; 9. 9G-Larry Greer[9]
Summit Racing Equipment Heat Race #2 Finish (8 Laps, All Transfer): 1. 157-Mike Marlar[1]; 2. 76-Brandon Overton[3]; 3. 20RT-Ricky Thornton Jr[2]; 4. 3S-Brian Shirley[5]; 5. 11B-Tommy Bailey[7]; 6. 17D-Zack Dohm[6]; 7. 16-Justin Rattliff[8]; 8. 57M-Cameron Marlar[4]
Simpson Race Products Heat Race #3 Finish (8 Laps, All Transfer): 1. 49-Jonathan Davenport[1]; 2. 83-Scott James[4]; 3. 9-Devin Moran[2]; 4. 25-Shane Clanton[5]; 5. 14-Josh Richards[3]; 6. D8-Dustin Linville[7]; 7. 97-Michael Chilton[6]; 8. 13W-David Webb[8]

Wayne Bowen Racing Supply Open Wheel Modifieds

Fast Qualifier- 4 Victor Lee 13.731(New Track Record)
Heat 1- 4 Victor Lee (2)66 Cole Falloway (3)9f Brian Sammons (4)28 JT Ayers (5)1s Keith Smith (6)242 Brandon Bollinger (7)22 Gary Hebrock
Heat 2- 68 Adam Stricker (2)68 Jimmy Payne (3)33 Jeremy Sears (4)13 David Clark (5)26 Joe Husband (6)r4 Peyton Harlow
Open Wheel Modified Feature
(1)68 Adam Stricker (2)Falloway (3)Harlow, started on the tail (4)Lee (5)Ayers (6)Payne (7)Clark (8)Sammons (9)Husband (10)Sears (11) Smith DNS- Bollinger DNS-Hebrock

Carey's Towing Crate Late Models
Fast Qualifier- 11w Jeff Watson 13.306(New Track Record)
Heat 1- 11w Jeff Watson (2)01 Jason Welshan (3)87c Jarrod Carey (4)7 Brian Smith (5)58 Robbie Settles (6)92x Shane Irvin (7)90 Vern Lefevers (8)6 Taylor West
Heat 2- 1 Conner Meade (2)41 Jim Couch (3)14 Logan Walls (4)93 Derek Bottoms (5)317 Mike Bargo (6)1s Daniel Shelton (7)72 Adam Burchfield (8)1c Dustin Cordier
Heat 3- 35 Todd Coffman (2)12r Robert Rainey (3)17c Tommy Carlton (4)9 Derrick Meaders (5)t10 Clayton Turner (6)14jr Dwight Smith, jr (7)5Djr Paul Day, jr
Heat 4- 9 Josh Dietz (2)75e Elliot Despain (3)88Kenny Tyra (4)c24 Corey Ferguson (5)0 Bryant Woodcock (6)96v Josh Vinyard
Crate Late Model Feature
(1)11w Jeff Watson (2)Welshan (3)Coffman (4)Dietz (5)Meade (6)Carey (7)Couch (8)Despain (9)B Smith (10)Rainey (11)Settles (12)Walls (13)Tyra (14)Bargo (15)Carlton (16)Bottoms (17)Woodcock (18)Lefevers (19)Vinyard (20)D Smith, jr (21)Day, jr (22)Turner (23)Shelton (24)Irvin (25)Meaders (26)Ferguson DNS- Burchfield, West, Cordier Meredith

Wayne's Auto Repair GrassRoots Hobby Stocks

Heat 1- 2 Keith Decker (2)47 Lucas Chowning (3)00 Mike Wallace (4)2s TJ Smith (5)4 Adrian Smith, Jr (6)8 Roman Wesley (7)13 Mike Eldridge (8)1 Gerald Haynes
GrassRoots Hobby Stocks Feature
(1)2 Keith Decker (2)Chowning (3)Haynes (4)Wallace (5)A Smith, Jr (6)TJ Smith DNS-Eldridge, Wesley


Our next event at Ponderosa Speedway comes your way Friday, May 28th Big Daddy ClassicKeltner Contracting Super Late Models $4,088 to win - Wayne Bowen Racing Supply Open Wheel Modifieds paying $1,088 to win - Carey’s Towing Crate Late Models $1,088 to win - Yanders Towing Super Stocks $788 to win and Neals Core Supply 4 Cylinders $388 to win. For all things Ponderosa Speeday, visit PONDEROSASPEEDWAY.NET. Like us on Facebook- KentuckysBaddestBullring. Ponderosa Speedway 365 Phillips Ln Junction, City KY


Dohm, Lee, Weeks, Grant, Gibson, Jr, Marlar Pick Up Wins on 2021 Opening Night
JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY (April 16, 2021)– The Brucebilt Performance Iron-Man Modified Series would kick off its 2021 season with the first half of the Spring Showdown at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY on Friday evening and Victor Lee of Danville, KY would lead all 25 laps of the event on the way to a $1,200 payday.

The victory by the 41-year old second generation racer would be second career Brucebilt Iron-Man Modified Series victory and would come behind the wheel of a Diamond Race Car with a Pro-Power Race Engine with sponsorship from Collins Custom Homes, Horton Racing, Keltner Contracting, E-Z Waste, Tri-County Auto and Oil, Off-Road Powder Coating, LYR, and Diamond Race Cars.

Victor Lee would take the lead at the start of the event, with Peyton Harlow, Blake Brown, Cole Falloway, and Chris Johnson in pursuit. Falloway would work past Brown for third on lap two, while disaster would strike Harlow on lap four when he would loop his machine and have to retire from the event with front-end damage. The restart would see Lee maintain the lead, with Falloway, Brown, Johnson, and Amos Bunch giving chase. The second and final caution of the race waved on lap six when Dakota Curry would spin his mount in turn two and would continue. Lee would lead the restart, with sixth place running Wayne James would roll the top side of the track and take fifth from Bunch on the restart, only to see Bunch reclaim the spot on lap eight, while James would secure the spot on lap ten. Meanwhile, Lee and Falloway would begin to motor away from the field, with Brown still third, with James now pressuring Johnson for fourth and would claim the spot on lap fourteen, while Ricky Tinch would make his way into the top five on lap sixteen after a heated battle with Johnson and Bunch. The front pair of Lee and Falloway would catch lapped traffic with five laps remaining and Falloway would pull alongside Lee, but could not execute the pass in traffic. Lee would make a bold move between lapped cars on the final lap to gain a shimer of breathing room and would claim the win by 0.221 seconds over Falloway, with Brown settling for third, while James and Tinch completed the top five. The remainder of the top ten finishers would be Bunch, Johnson, Jimmy Crabtree, David Clark, and Tyler Collis.

Zach Dohm of Cross Lanes, WV would pass Tanner of English, Benton, KY on lap 17 and lead the final 13 laps to pick up the season opening Keltner Contracting Super Late Model feature win.

Mike Weeks of Lenoir city, TN would hold off hard-charging Jeff Watson, Campbellsville, KY to win the Carey's Towing Crate Late Model feature event. Weeks and Watson would battle side by side for much of the first half of the race before Weeks was able to pul out to the lead and go on to the feature win.

Bartley Grant Mount Vernon, KY, in the 1b Rainmaker Race Cars House Car would lead all 15 laps to take the checkers in the Yanders Towing Super Stocks.

Brandon Gibson, Jr made it well worth the trip from Northern Kentucky winning the Neal's Core Supply FWD 4 Cylinders.


David Marlar Winfield, TN would pick up the victory in the Wayne's Auto Repair GrassRoots Hobby Stocks. The 15 car of Jeremy Bretz would take the initial checkered flag, but after post-race inspection found infractions, the car was found to be illegal and Bretz was disqualified.


Keltner Contracting Super Late Models
Heat 1
(1)81e Tanner English (2)k37 Drew Kennedy (3)97 Micael Chilton (4)57m Cameron Marlar
(5)13w David Webb (6)b5 Jason Barrett
Heat 2
(1)17 Zach Dohm (2)16 Justin Ratliff (3)17j Greg Johnson (4)d8 Dustin Linville (5)9g Larry Greer

Keltner Contracting Super Late Model Feature
(1)17 Zach Dohm (2) English (3)Ratliff (4)Chilton (5)Linville (6)Marlar (7)Kennedy (8)Webb (9)Johnson (10)Barrett (11)Greer

Carey's Towing Crate Late Models
Heat 1
(1)37k Mike Weeks (2)19 Daniel Dial (3)9 Josh Dietz (4)1c Dustin Cordier (5)3n Nathan Martin (6)14 Logan Walls (7)92x Shane Irvin (8)96v Josh Vinyard (9)17t Timmey Orberson
Heat 2
(1)11w Jeff Watson (2)89 Brandon Miller (3)41 Jim Couch (4)23b Daulton Brown (5)87 Jarrod Carey (6)17c Tommy Carlton (7)19 Charles McDonald (8)9 Brady Lear (9)55 Warren Hickerson
Heat 3
(1)11 Tyler Collins (2)23 Keegan Cox (3)58 Robbie Settles (4)12r Robert Rainey (5)c24 Corey Ferguson (6)5Djr Paul Day, jr (7)22 Jacob Thompson (8)19b Austn Beasley

Carey's Towing Crate Late Model Feature
(1)k37 Mike Weeks (2)Watson (3)Dietz (4)Couch (5)Miller (6)Collins (7)Rainey (8)Dial (9)Brown (10)Carey (11)Settles (12)Walls (13)Carlton (14)Ferguson (15)Vinyard (16)Thompson (17)Hickerson (18)Cox

Yanders Towing Super Stocks
Heat 1
(1)1b Bartley Grant (2)12 Tommy East (3)52 Harley Ellison (4)18 Dale Brummett (5)89 Logan Preston (6)37h Greg Hensley
Heat 2
(1)35 Jason West (2)13d Casey King (3)3t Gary Thompson (4)57 Chad Barrett (525 )Kevin Switzer
Yanders Towing Super Stock Feature
(1)1b Bartley Grant (2)West (3)King (4)East (5)Preston (6)Thompson (7)Barrett (8)Ellison (9)Switzer (10)Brummett
Neal's Core Supply FWD 4 Cylinders
(1)132 Brandon Gibson, jr (2)17 Raymond Fuson (3)4 Brayden McWilliams (4)64s Chad Shearer (5)21 Dustin Duncan
Neal's Core Supply FWD 4 Cylinder Feature
(1)132 Brandon Gibson, Jr (2)Duncan (3)McWilliams (4)Shearer (5)Fuson

Wayne's Auto Repair GrassRoots Hobby Stocks
Heat 1
(1)15 Jeremy Bretz (2)00 Mike Wallace (3)2 Keith Decker (4)2s Adrian Smith, Sr
Heat 2
(1)57 David Marlar (2)j9 Kaigan Damrell (3)4 Adrian Smith, Jr (4)13 Mike Elldridge
Wayne's Auto Repair GrassRoots Hobby Stocks Feature
(1)57 David Marlar (2)Wallace (3)Decker (4)Damrell (5)Smith, Sr (6)Smith, Jr (7)Eldridge (DQ)Bretz

The next event for Kentucky's Baddest Bullring, Ponderosa Speedway will be held Friday, April 30th and feature the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series, paying $12,000 to win in the John Bradshaw Memorial.
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SOMERSET, KENTUCKY (April 9, 2021) - We all love the sights, sounds and smells of Spring in the air. For dirt track racing fans, those are the sights of dirt flying thru the air, the roar of 900+ horsepower, ground-pounding, heart-stopping Super Late Models and the sweet smell of high octane race fuel and tire rubber filling the air on a Saturday night.

The 2021 racing season cranks up with a full weekend of dirt track racing, Friday April 16th and Saturday April 17th.

Friday, April 16th Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY powers up for 2021 with the Brucebilt Open Wheel Modified Dirt Series paying $1,200 to win for the Touring Series.
The full schedule for Friday, April 16th-
Keltner Contracting Super Late Models $3,500 to win
Brucebilt Open Wheel Modified Dirt Series presented by Wayne Bowen Supply $1,200 to win
Carey’s Towing Crate Late Models $1,000 to win
Yanders Towing Super Stocks $700 to win
Neal’s Core Supply FWD 4 Cylinders $300 to win
Wayne’s Auto Repair Hobby Stocks $400 to win
Gates open at 3pm with hot laps rolling out at 7pm
Admission for Friday, April 16th $20 for Grandstands(10-under free) $40 pits
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