Sixth-place finish in Dream opener at Eldora

Ricky Thornton Jr. and the SSI Motorsports team visited Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) on Wednesday afternoon to kick off the 27th annual Dirt Late Model Dream with four nights of racing. With the 74-car field split into two separate groups for a pair of preliminary features, Thornton Jr. clocked in 14th fastest in his group…

Rough track sidelines RTJ at Circle City

Friday night found SSI Motorsports pilot Ricky Thornton Jr. in action at Circle City Raceway (Indianapolis, Ind.) as the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series made its debut at the brand new quarter-mile oval. After rough track conditions bounced him back to seventh in his heat race, Thornton Jr. elected to save his…