Thornton Jr. begins Gateway Dirt Nationals in St. Louis

Ricky Thornton Jr. invaded The Dome at America’s Center (St. Louis, Mo.) on Thursday afternoon to kick off preliminary action in the Super Late Model ranks for the fifth annual Gateway Dirt Nationals. With the 80-car field divided into two groups over a two-day span, Thornton came in eighth-fastest in his group before dashing to…

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Ricky Thornton sweeps Desert Thunder Nationals at Central Arizona

Weekend action found Ricky Thornton Jr. continuing his recent red-hot streak aboard his Tanner Racing / Excel Floor Covering No. 20RT Certified Inspection Services / Lethal Chassis Modified. In fact, he raced to three-straight Modified triumphs during the weekend’s Desert Modified Nationals at Central Arizona Speedway, including a $3,000 triumph in Sunday’s finale. “Wow, this…

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Thornton repeats in Mod in Duel in the Desert at LVMS

Ricky Thornton Jr. had a stellar outing over the weekend in the Karl Chevrolet Duel in the Desert at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He scored a total of four Modified wins during the week, including his second-straight victory in the $10,000-to-win finale aboard the Tanner Racing / Excel Floor Covering No.…

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