BOISE, Idaho — John Nesmith of Meridian, Idaho has a racing career that many would envy after winning countless races and championships at Meridian (ID) Speedway. Nine years ago (2004) he won his first CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series race at the old Chaparral Speedway. Saturday night Nesmith served notice that he is a serious contender for not only race wins but the championship this season after dominating the action in the 75-lap RMCS race at Rocky Mountain Raceways located outside SLC, UT.
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The victory vaulted Nesmith into second place in the point standings after four races. Quale leads Nesmith by 42-points with Steve Jones falling to third place after finishing tenth. A-1 Heating and Air Conditioning Rookie-of-the-Year point Tyler Bailey is fourth in the standings with Rick Fowble rounding out the top five.
The next event for the CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series is Saturday June 16 at the third-mile paved oval of Magic Valley Speedway in Twin Falls, Idaho.
CarbonX, the world leader in fire protective clothing, is in its fifth season as title sponsor of the RMCS. Along with Century Boatland based in Twin Falls, the two companies provide significant event and series support. Since 1985, Century Boatland has been the Magic Valley headquarters for new and used recreational, pleasure, and fishing boats.
The RMCS utilizes a racing format not found in ANY other regional touring series around the country. The RMCS inverts up to the top 20 from qualifying putting the fast qualifiers at the back to start each race. This format ensures race fans see what they paid for and that is passing. Each driver is awarded three points per position gained in the event. Points are also awarded for qualifying and heat race finishes. Through the history of the series, the winning driver has averaged a 15th place starting position. To ensure competition, the RMCS pays it purse based on total point accumulation for the event and provides several special performance awards at each race.
The series is supported by a great family of sponsors including: CarbonX, Century Boatland, Project Filter, ESI, A-1 Heating & Air Conditioning, Sharp Powder Coating, Five Star Racing Bodies, Hoosier Racing Tires, Frank's Radios, Performance Solutions, Kidd's Performance and Dyno, Joes Racing Products, PPG Paint, Circle Racing Wheels, and Mike Minegar's Auto Body.
Spectator gates open at 4pm with a full compliment of racing action on tap starting at around 6pm. For ticket information please on onto www.rmrracing.com for complete details.