Doss to Drive Wilcox Automotive #75 Modifiedadmin
2019 Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) Champion Jeremy Doss, has announced his intensions to participate in the Eddie Wilcox Modified, at Irwindale Speedway on February 1st. The “Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown 75 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame” will lead off the 2020 campaign for the “Spears Modified Series presented by Lucas Oil”. Doss hopes the season will begin, like the 2019 Modified campaign ended, in Victory Lane.
Doss, the 2018 Spears Srl Southwest Tour Series Champion, was victorious in his first start in the Spears Manufacturing Modified Division. He drove the same Wilcox Automotive #75 Modified to victory in the “Lucas Oil 75 presented by FLUIDYNE High Performance” at the LVMS Bullring and Dirt Track finale. He claimed $5,000 for that victory, and would love to duplicate that $5,000 victory, thanks to the winner’s bonus provided by Fluidyne High Performance and Irwindale Speedway.
To claim the winner’s prize however, Doss will have to do something he has yet to accomplish in his racing career, win at Irwindale Speedway. Doss has run well at the 1/2-mile oval, claiming four top-five finishes in his only four SRL starts. But a second-place finish was his best result. Doss hopes to claim that first victory in the Wilcox Modified.
“I’m really looking forward to getting to drive the Wilcox Automotive #75 Modified at Irwindale Speedway” Doss explained. ‘It’s a track I haven’t been able to pick up a win at, so I’m looking to do just that!”
In addition to the Modified, Doss will also be looking to score a victory, in his family owned Pro Late Model named Bonnie. If he can achieve both victories, in the Pro Late Model and Modified, Doss could pick up a cool $15,000. Additionally, the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame is offering $1,500 and $1,000 for the Hard Charger, in both the Pro Late Models and Modifieds respectively.
For his SPEARS Modified effort, Doss is thankful for the opportunity to make his second start in the series.
“I would like to thank Eddie & Kori Wilcox for giving me the opportunity to drive their car, Wilcox Automotive, STR, Peters Racing Engines, and Swift Springs!”
The resumption of the All-Star Showdown, after a nine-year hiatus, will take place on February 1st. It will pay $5,000 to the winner of the Modified 75-lap Feature Event, thanks to Fluidyne High Performance and Irwindale Speedway. Additional cash bonuses are available for the drivers eligible for the Spears Manufacturing Frequent Flyer Program, which will pay $700-to-start the Feature Event.
The SPEARS Modified Series will be joined by the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series, as well as the Pro Late Models, for a huge weekend at the speedway. The Super late Models will race for a $25,000 payday, while the Pro Late Models will be going after a $10,000 winner’s share.