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CHARLIE FINISHES OUT SLMR SEASON STRONG!

Posted October 4, 2020
The McKenna Motorsports team wrapped up the 2020 Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series schedule and their own '20 campaign over the October 2-3 weekend with events in the states of Kansas and Missouri. On Friday night at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, Charlie McKenna timed in tenth fastest during qualifying prior to picking up a victory in his loaded heat race. Charlie then started from the pole position in the $3,000 to win headliner and wound up fourth at the checkered flag behind only race winner Cory Dumpert, Tad Pospisil, and Kyle Berck.

At Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Missouri on Saturday evening, Charlie stopped the clock ninth quickest during time trials and ran second in his heat race, but inclement weather rolled into the area before the $3,000 to win feature and the race was canceled. The Ames, Iowa ace officially finished inside of the top five in both the East and the West point standings with the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series tour! Complete results from both season-ending events can be accessed online at www.slmrseries.com.


MCKENNA TACKLES 1/4-MILE AT DAVENPORT

Posted September 27, 2020
The Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series soldiered on Saturday, September 26 with a special event on the 1/4-mile oval at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa. The 'Iowa Governor's Cup State Championship' was held last night and a $5,000 top prize was up for grabs. Charlie McKenna clicked off the eighteenth quickest lap overall during qualifying before running second in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the seventh row in the 40-lap headliner, Charlie wound up being paid for a fifteenth place performance. Complete results from Davenport Speedway can be accessed online at www.slmrseries.com.


CHARLIE MCKENNA BACK IN ACTION AT I-80

Posted September 20, 2020
Charlie McKenna and his #22 team ventured west yet again to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on Saturday night, September 19, as the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series was on the undercard in the finale of the 'I-80 Nationals.' Charlie stopped the clock fourteenth fastest during the qualifying session before running seventh in his stacked heat race. After starting the $1,200 to win, non-points race from the inside of the seventh row, Charlie wound up retiring early in the contest and settling for a fifteenth place showing. Complete results from last night at I-80 Speedway can be accessed online at www.slmrseries.com.


TOP TEN FOR MCKENNA IN I-80 VISIT

Posted September 13, 2020
The Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series took the #22 team west to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on Saturday evening, September 12 for the 'Casey's Midwest Fall Brawl.' The $3,000 to win program drew a strong 29 car field to the Cornhusker State oval. Charlie McKenna placed fourth in his loaded heat race before starting the A-Main from the inside of the eighth row. The Ames, Iowa ace then drove past a handful of competitors during the headliner to land in the tenth finishing position. Full results from last night at I-80 Speedway can be accessed online at www.slmrseries.com.


MCKENNA SHOWS SPEED DURING HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Posted September 8, 2020
McKenna Motorsports was extremely busy from September 4-7 in a trio of high profile races in the Hawkeye State of Iowa! Things kicked off at 300 Raceway in Farley, Iowa in the annual running of the 'Yankee Dirt Track Classic,' which was sanctioned by the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series. In Friday night's $3,000 to win opener, Charlie McKenna ran fourth in his heat race, won his B-Main, and later blasted past thirteen competitors during the feature to secure an impressive fourth place showing behind only race winner Justin Zeitner, Jason Rauen, and Joel Callahan. At Farley on Saturday evening in the finale, which boasted a hefty $10,000 top prize, Charlie once again scored a triumph in his B-Main prior to advancing up to eighth in the 'Yankee Dirt Track Classic' headliner.

The Labor Day holiday weekend was then capped off on Monday, September 7 with a trip to Boone Speedway in Boone, Iowa. The 'IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals' was held and a $3,000 winner's check was on the line for the IMCA Late Models. Charlie won his heat race in preliminary action and later wound up ninth in line at the pay window following the 50-lap affair. Complete results from the hectic holiday weekend can be found online at www.slmrseries.com and www.raceboone.com.


CHARLIE SALVAGES TOP TEN AT OFF ROAD

Posted August 30, 2020
The #22 team followed the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series to the Cornhusker State of Nebraska on August 28-29 for two more pivotal point races. On Friday night in a $3,000 to win battle at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska, Charlie McKenna ran fifth in his heat race prior to securing a victory in his B-Main. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth row in the A-Main, Charlie started to make his way forward in the headliner before oil pressure issues caused him to retire in the twenty-first position.

At Off Road Speedway in Norfolk, Nebraska on Saturday evening, another $3,000 top prize was up for grabs for the cars and stars racing with the Malvern Bank tour. Charlie clicked off the third quickest lap overall during qualifying and ran fourth in his heat race. After drawing the pole position for the main event, Charlie led several laps before unfortunately spinning in slower lapped traffic. The Ames, Iowa ace eventually worked his way back from the tail to salvage a tenth place performance. Complete results from both weekend races can be accessed online at www.slmrseries.com.


MCKENNA LEADS EARLY AT WEST LIBERTY

Posted August 23, 2020
The McKenna Motorsports trekked to West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty, Iowa on Saturday evening, August 22, as the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series presided over a $3,000 to win showdown. Charlie McKenna stopped the clock eighth fastest overall during the qualifying session prior to running third in his stacked heat race. After starting the 30-lapper from the pole position, Charlie led laps 6-12 and was in the second spot when a blown motor eventually ended his stellar run. The Ames, Iowa standout was dropped to a disappointing seventeenth place effort at the Hawkeye State speedplant due to the mechanical woes. Full results can be located online at www.slmrseries.com.


CHARLIE MCKENNA TACKLES TRIPLE SHOT

Posted August 17, 2020
Charlie McKenna and his #22 team hit the road with the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series from August 14-16 in a trio of $5,000 to win programs in the states of Iowa and Illinois. At Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa on Friday night, Charlie ran second in his heat race prior to placing twelfth in the 40-lap headliner. In a similar $5,000 to win showdown at Davenport on Saturday evening, Charlie clicked off the eleventh fastest lap during qualifying, won his heat race, and later slipped back to an eighth place performance in the 40-lapper.

Sunday's stop for those racing with the Malvern Bank tour took place at the Bullring at RICo Fairgrounds in East Moline, Illinois. Charlie stopped the clock twelfth quickest overall during the qualifying session and later placed sixth in his loaded heat race. The Ames, Iowa ace then drove past eight competitors during the 40-lap main event to charge to a solid tenth place performance. Full results can be located online at www.slmrseries.com.


MCKENNA NABS TOP FIVE AT I-80 SPEEDWAY

Posted August 9, 2020
The McKenna Motorsports team made the long trek to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska and Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Nebraska over the August 7-8 weekend. On Friday night in a weekly Late Model show at I-80, Charlie McKenna advanced to fifth in his heat race and later moved past four competitors during the $1,000 to win main event to cross underneath the checkers in fifth behind only race winner Ben Schaller, Bill Leighton, Jr., Josh Krug, and Andrew Kosiski.

In a $2,000 to win Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series contest on Saturday evening at JMS, Charlie timed in ninth fastest overall during qualifying, ran seventh in his heat race, and eventually picked off eight racecars during the A-Main to leave the Cornhusker State with a solid eighth place showing. Full results can be located online at www.i-80speedway.com and www.slmrseries.com.


CHARLIE MCKENNA ON PODIUM AT ACS!

Posted August 2, 2020
Following a rain-out on Friday night at Lakeside (KS) Speedway, the #22 team rolled into Adams County Speedway in Corning, Iowa on Saturday evening, August 1 for another Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series contest. The 'Ray Houck Memorial' took center stage a ACS and a $3,500 payday was on the line. Charlie McKenna posted the seventh quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying session before running fifth in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the sixth row in the A-Main, Charlie charged past nine competitors during the race to land on the podium in the third spot behind only race winner Kyle Berck and runner-up Ben Schaller! Full results can be located online at www.slmrseries.com.


MCKENNA GETS SECOND AGAIN AT WEBSTER

Posted July 26, 2020
The McKenna Motorsports team competed at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska and Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa from July 22-25. On Wednesday evening at I-80 in the 'Prelude to the Silver Dollar Nationals,' Charlie McKenna timed in tenth fastest overall during qualifying prior to grabbing the fourth transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After starting fourth on the feature grid in the $5,300 to win Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series headliner, Charlie ran in the top five early in the distance before unfortunately hitting the wall late in the distance and dropping to seventeenth in the final rundown.

At Webster City on Saturday evening, a $1,000 top prize was up for grabs in a weekly Late Model event. Charlie moved up two spots to finish fifth in his heat race prior to rolling off from the outside of the front row in the A-Main. At the end of the contest, the Ames, Iowa ace found himself beat by a mere nose to finish a strong runner-up behind only victor Jason Hahne. Complete results from the busy week can be viewed online at www.slmrseries.com and www.hamiltoncospeedway.com.


CHARLIE SALVAGES TWELFTH AT HARLAN

Posted July 19, 2020
Charlie McKenna and his #22 team invaded Shelby County Speedway in Harlan, Iowa on Saturday evening, July 18, as the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series contest paid $3,000 to the winner. Charlie posted the seventeenth fastest lap overall during the qualifying session before suffering problems in his heat race that led to an eighth place finish. After running fifth in his B-Main, Charlie rolled off from the inside of the eleventh row in the 25-lap main event. During the distance, the Ames, Iowa ace was able to move up nine positions to salvage a twelfth place feature showing and now finds himself fifth in the latest version of the series point standings! Full results can be located online at www.slmrseries.com.


MCKENNA RUNNER-UP AT WEBSTER CITY!

Posted July 13, 2020
The McKenna Motorsports team headed to Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa and Boone County Raceway in Albion, Nebraska on July 11-12 for a pair of Late Model events. On Saturday night at Webster City in a $1,000 to win weekly showdown, Charlie McKenna won his heat race in preliminary action and later worked his way past five competitors during the headliner to finish an impressive runner-up behind only victor Jeff Aikey.

In a $2,000 to win Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series program on Sunday at Boone County, Charlie qualified well and was passing for second in his heat race when an incident with another competitor caused an untimely flat tire on his #22 mount and body damage. The Ames, Iowa ace then placed second in the B-Main to gain access into the 25-lapper and later blasted past eight racecars to salvage a twelfth place performance. Complete results from both weekend races can be viewed online at www.hamiltoncospeedway.com and www.slmrseries.com.


CHARLIE MCKENNA WINS $3,000 AT INDEPENDENCE!

Posted June 29, 2020
Ames, Iowa ace Charlie McKenna recorded his second win of 2020 and his biggest to date on Saturday evening, June 27 at Independence Motor Speedway in Independence, Iowa! Charlie placed third in his heat race and later redrew the pole position for the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series main event. He then led the talented field from flag-to-flag to bag the $3,000 top prize over Matt Ryan, Justin Kay, Jeff Aikey, and Joel Callahan!

On Sunday night, June 28, the Malvern Bank tour took the #22 team to Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa for a similar $3,000 to win contest. Charlie once again ran third in heat race action prior to rolling off from the inside of the fifth row in the headliner. "Chargin' Charlie" then moved forward during the main event and was eventually paid for a solid seventh place showing. Full results from both weekend races can be viewed online at www.slmrseries.com.


MCKENNA GETS FIRST WIN AT HAMILTON CO.!

Posted June 14, 2020
Charlie McKenna capped off a hectic week of dirt-slinging action in victorious fashion on Saturday night, June 13 at Hamilton County Speedway in Webster City, Iowa! Charlie ran third in his heat race and later started the weekly Late Model main event from the outside of the second row. The Ames, Iowa ace then drove to the front to pick up the $1,000 payday ahead of Jason Hahne, Rusty Patterson, Darrell Defrance, and Ryan Griffith! (Jodie Casey Photography)

Earlier in the week, the #22 team entered a trio of $3,000 to win Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series contests across the states of Iowa and Nebraska. On Wednesday at Stuart Speedway in Stuart, Iowa, Charlie started the feature from the outside of the front row and led the first nineteen circuits before slipping to eighth at the unfurling of the checkered flag. At Hamilton County Speedway on Thursday evening, Charlie won his heat race before getting caught up in a couple of racing deals during the A-Main, which dropped him to twentieth at the finish. In Greenwood, Nebraska on Friday, Charlie placed second in his heat race prior to advancing to sixth in the final rundown at I-80 Speedway. Full results from the busy week can be viewed online at www.hamiltoncospeedway.com and www.slmrseries.com.


CHARLIE MCKENNA RUNNER-UP AT WEBSTER CITY!

Posted June 7, 2020
The #22 team made an unannounced visit to the historic Hamilton County Speedway in nearby Webster City, Iowa on Saturday night, June 6. A weekly show was on tap for the Late Models and a $700 payday was up for grabs. Charlie McKenna placed fourth in his heat race and later rolled off from the inside of the second row in the 20-lap main event. After slipping back to as far as fifth in the running order, Charlie made a charge all the way up to second to finish a strong runner-up behind only race winner Jason Hahne! Full results from last night at Hamilton County Speedway can be located online at www.hamiltoncospeedway.com.


MCKENNA HARD CHARGES TO SEVENTH!

Posted May 31, 2020
The Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series finally got a race into the record books in 2020, as they took the McKenna Motorsports team to Central Missouri Speedway in Warrensburg, Missouri on Saturday night, May 30 for a $2,000 to win show. With passing at a premium early in the evening, Charlie McKenna wound up last in his heat race, but later earned the sixth transfer spot through the B-Main. After rolling off from the outside of the eleventh row in the 30-lap feature event, Charlie charged through the strong field to pass fifteen competitors en route to an impressive seventh place showing in his CMS debut. Full results from Warrensburg can be viewed online at www.slmrseries.com.


#22 TEAM SEES RAIN AT STUART SPEEDWAY

Posted May 25, 2020
Charlie McKenna and his #22 team were in the pit area at Stuart Speedway in Stuart, Iowa on Sunday, May 24 for the long-awaited opener for the Malvern Bank Series. Unfortunately, rain halted the dirt-slinging action during heat races and the $2,000 to win event was postponed. Next up for McKenna Motorsports is a scheduled trip to Central Missouri Speedway in Warrensburg, Missouri on Saturday evening, May 30 for a similar $2,000 to win Malvern Bank tour contest.


MCKENNA LIFTS LID WITH SIXTH PLACE RUN!

Posted May 10, 2020
McKenna Motorsports finally lifted the lid to their 2020 racing season on Saturday evening, May 9 at Hamilton County Speedway in nearby Webster City, Iowa. Charlie McKenna improved two spots to finish third in his heat race and later rolled off from the outside of the third row in the 20-lap feature event. With $700 on the line in the A-Main, Charlie fought valiantly for a top five showing in the race before winding up sixth in the final finishing order behind only race winner Tyler Bruening, Casey Skyberg, Jason Hahne, Todd Cooney, and Jeff Aikey. Complete results from last night's season opener at the Hawkeye State speedplant can be viewed online at www.hamiltoncospeedway.com.

 

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