RTJ returns to Tulsa Expo Raceway for Chili Bowl

Ricky Thornton Jr. returned to Tulsa Expo Raceway (Tulsa, Okla.) on Friday afternoon to enter the Michele and Ricky Johnson-owned No. 51R Midget for his first-ever appearance in the 36th annual Chili Bowl Nationals. With his qualifying night kicking off on Friday and passing points from his heat race determining the lineups for prelims, Ricky…

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Ricky Thornton Jr. competes in Tulsa Shootout

Making his debut in the Tulsa Shootout, Ricky Thornton Jr. traveled to Tulsa Expo Raceway (Tulsa, Okla.) on Wednesday afternoon to compete in the Outlaw Winged Micros, Non Winged Micros, and the Outlaw Non Winged Micros ranks. After scoring a pair of heat wins in his Non Winged Micro and Outlaw Non Winged Micro, Thornton…

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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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