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Wilson Shifts Plans to Invade Southern Raceway This Weekend

Wilson Shifts Plans to Invade Southern Raceway This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions – TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2021) – Greg Wilson had planned to make his 410ci winged sprint car season debut this weekend with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series.

Mother Nature had other plans as the series was forced to postpone. Wilson and his Hercules Tires, Ohio Logistics and DNC Hydraulics supported team are now heading to Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., with the USCS Series on Friday and Saturday.

Wilson hustled from 14th to sixth to earn the Hard Charger Award for passing the most cars during his debut at Southern Raceway in February 2020. He backed that up in March 2020 by scoring a pair of third-place finishes.

“We’ve been good,” he said. “Other than being a sandy race track it reminds me of some tracks around home. I think that helps.”

Wilson invaded East Bay Raceway Park last weekend for two preliminary nights of the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s before the event finale rained out.

Wilson was handcuffed by a high pill draw each night. He moved forward in a heat race on both Thursday and Friday, but ended up narrowly missing a transfer into the main event by two positions on Thursday and only one spot on Friday.

“I hate using pill draws as an excuse, but we didn’t draw good,” he said. “With that format, not drawing good and not being good at racing it hampered our week. It’s one of those places where it’s pretty unique. Florida cars and guys like Tim Shaffer and Mark Smith that have always been pretty good at East Bay have a knack for that place and usually run pretty good. Bob Hampshire used to tell me if you unload good you’ll probably be good all weekend. And if you unload and you’re bad you can only hope to be okay by the end of the weekend. We had a little different plan for our setup on Saturday, but it rained out.”

QUICK RESULTS –

Feb. 11 – East Bay Raceway Park near Tampa, Fla. – Heat race: 5 (6); B Main: 5 (4).

Feb. 12 – East Bay Raceway Park near Tampa, Fla. – Heat race: 6 (7); B Main: 4 (5).

SEASON STATS –

4 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 2 top 15s, 2 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Friday and Saturday at Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., with the USCS Series

UPCOMING HERCULES TIRES DEALERSHIP VISITS –

TBD

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.GregWilsonRacing.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/GregWilsonw20

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GregWilsonRacing

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT – DNC Hydraulics

DNC Hydraulics, which is headquartered in Rawson, Ohio, is a hydraulic cylinder rebuilder for heavy duty construction equipment, mill type, crane, scrap metal recycling and large bore and stroke factory cylinders for various applications and many other industries. For more than 20 years DNC Hydraulics has been dedicated to serving each customer with the best service and response to their specific hydraulic repair needs and timelines. DNC Hydraulics strives to continually add and update machinery and tools to speed up repairs reduce costs improve quality and minimize down times on customers equipment. Each job is treated the same and evaluated separately so no detail is missed and the root cause of the problem is identified and corrected. For more information, visit http://www.DNCHydraulics.com.

“DNC Hydraulics has been a long-standing partner of Greg Wilson Racing,” Wilson said. “Their support throughout the years has helped us get to the level of being able to compete with the World of Outlaws and we’re grateful to have them as an important part of our team.”

Wilson would also like to thank Hercules Tires, Ohio Logistics, Gear Off Road, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Cylinder, Magtech Ignition, Simpson Race Products, Banshee Graphics, Lubbock Wrecker Service, Hepfner Racing Products, Nagy Equipment Sales, Winters Performance, Real Capz, Mark Wolford Garage, Burns Petroleum, Inter-State Truck Repair, ATL Fuel Cells, Sandridge Customs, Cooper Custom Powder, Benson Marketing and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

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