2011 SEASON COMPLETE
9.29.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team took their 7c sprinter to Trail-way Speedway on Friday night for the final race of 2011, the Trone Outdoor Championship. JB started 1st in the first heat race and after 10 laps finished 2nd. In the A-main Cunningham started 3rd and drove his way to a 8th place finish. After the race, JB said "the motor kept loading up on the starts and we were off on the set-up tonight. Overall we had a pretty good year, finishing 8th in the points at the TW and for our first year in this division, we're happy with that." The 7c Team would like to say thank you to the following sponsors: One Stop Motors, Stoner's Family Farms, M2 Performance, Heltebridle Bounds, Baublitz's Heating and Cooling, Delco Signs, Coddington Components, 1st Impressions, Keizer Wheels, Back Porch Kookin, Arter Graphics, Granny, Pap, Mary, Mom, Dad, Sis and Sadie.
TOUGH CROWD AT LINCOLN
9.10.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team took their 7c sprinter to Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night for the 358 Sprint Championship. In the 46 car field, JB time trialed 37th quickest with a time of 15.417. From there, he started 10th in the first heat race and after 10 laps finished 8th. Missing the advance cut-off, JB was to start on the pole in the C-main, but had mechanical issues and didn't make it out. The night was over for the 7c Racing Team.
2ND BEST AT TRAIL-WAY
9.2.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team brought another fast 7c race car to the big TW on Friday night. JB started 2nd in heat race three and finished in 2nd place. In the feature event, JB started 5th and blasted his way to 2nd, but just couldn't grab that lead spot. JB settled for a 2nd place finish.
16TH AT THE TW
8.26.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team had a very fast 7c race car once again on Friday night at Trail-way Speedway. JB started 4th in heat race three and fought his way to a strong 2nd place finish. In the feature event, JB started 6th and like last week, was on the move. On lap 10, JB was in 2nd when the caution flew. On the restart, the 7c spun and was forced to the rear. JB fought his way back to 16th place.
BROKEN ROTOR AT THE TW
8.19.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team had a very fast 7c race car on Friday night at Trail-way Speedway. JB started 4th in heat race two and passed his way to a 2nd place finish. In the feature event, JB started 6th and was again moving forward, but lost a rear brake rotor and was forced to pull it in for a DNF 18th place.
6TH AT THE TW
8.12.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team had a good night this week at Hanover's Trail-way Speedway on Friday and a big thanks goes out to Scott Geesey from Sprint Aces. JB started 3rd in heat race one and finished in 4th. Next up in the feature event, the 7C started 5th and ran a great race, but struggled on the restarts and fell back to 6th place after 20 laps.
TOP TEN AT THE TW
8.5.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team had the car in shape this week to take on Hanover's Trail-way Speedway on Friday night. JB started 2nd in heat race three and drove to the front and never looked back as he took the win. In the feature Cunningham started 6th and was running 7th most of the race, but ended up fighting a messed up steering box and fell back to 10th after 20 grueling laps.
NO GO AT THE TW
7.30.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team rushed around all week long to repair the car from last weeks flip. The crew finished up just in time to make it to Trail-way on Friday night. Once JB took the 7c out for warm-ups he quickly realized that the rear axle was also bent from the accident. The team didn't have a spare, so the night was over. JB and company will get the axle fixed this week and the team will return to the track next Friday night.
13TH AND A DNQ AT THE SHOOTOUT
7.23.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team took on Trail-way and Lincoln Speedways this weekend for the annual dual track shootout. JB started 6th and finished 3rd in his friday night heat race at the TW. In the feature he started 9th and finished 13th. On Sunday night at Lincoln Cunningham started 5th and finished 8th in his heat race. Missing the qualifing positions, JB was forced to run the consi event. He started 12th and finished 13th. The top four cars moved into the A-main so the night was over for the 7c.
NEW T-SHIRTS ON SALE
7.21.11 - The 2011 Cunningham Racing T-shirts have arrived. Get yours at the 7c Racing Trailer this weekend. Shirts are $20 each. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL and XXXL are available.
3RD AT TRAIL-WAY
7.15.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team started 2nd this week in the first heat race and kept the pedal to the metal and finished 2nd after 10 laps. In the A-main, JB made the invert and started 3rd. Cunningham raced 25 hard laps on the bone dry surface and stayed right where he started for a 3rd place finish.
17TH AT TRAIL-WAY
7.1.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team started 3rd in the second heat race and battled through 10 tough laps, but fell back to the 6th spot at the finish. In the A-main, JB started 17th and held position to a 17th place finish.
11TH AT TRAIL-WAY
6.24.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team returned to Trail-way Speedway on Friday night hoping to have a much better night than the previous week. JB started 5th in the second heat race and battled his way through 10 tough laps to finish in the 8th spot. In the A-main, JB started 15th and fought his way through the elite field to a 13th place finish.
6.19.11 - JB and the 7C Racing Team would like to give a special thanks to all of their sponsors. All of you make it possible for us to race weekly. As always, the Team would love to welcome new sponsors aboard. If you or your company is interested please click here to contact JB today.
BROKEN ROCKER ARM
6.17.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team made one lap in the third heat race on Friday night at Trail-way Speedway before a rocker arm in the motor gave way. This misfortune ended the night for the 7C team and will also whip out the team for at least a week. Stay tuned for when JB and the 7c will return.
21ST AT SUSQUEHANNA
6.12.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team made their first appearance at Susquehanna Speedway Park on Sunday. JB started 8th in the second heat race and finished 7th. In the A-main, JB started 24th and was up to 16th but lost the grip on the 7c and fell back to finsh 21st.
13TH AT TRAIL-WAY
6.10.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team made their weekly stop at Trail-way Speedway on Friday night. JB started 4th in the third heat race and finished in the 6th spot. In the A-main, JB was lined up in the 18th spot and drove a great race and was as high as 10th but got collected in 2 wrecks and still managed to work his way to a 13th place finish.
TWO TOP TENS AT TRAIL-WAY
6.3.11 - JB and the 7c Team had a double feature night at the TW on Friday night. First up was a make-up feature from the previous weeks rain shortened event. JB started in the 5th spot and drove a hard race and finished 7th. Next up was the regularly scheduled program. In heat race number two Cunningham started 4th and made a tough pass to finish in 3rd. In the second feature JB started 5th and again drove a good race to finish 8th on the night.
LOOKING GOOD AT TRAIL-WAY
5.27.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team hit up the good old TW on Friday night and left with heads held high. JB started 2nd in the third heat race and passed his way into the lead and held on for the win. In the A-main, JB was lined up to start 5th but mother nature took over and rained out the remainder of the program. JB will make-up the feature race next Friday night.
7TH AT TRAIL-WAY
5.20.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team visited Trail-way Speedway on Friday night was looking for good night after having a rough race the week before. JB started 10th in the first heat race and drove to a 5th place finish. In the A-main, JB started 3rd and drove a great race safely finishing in the 7th place after 25 tough laps.
ROUGH NIGHT AT THE TW
5.13.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team hit up the TW on Friday night with hopes of matching last weeks 2nd place finish, but the night didn't go as planned. JB started 2nd in the second heat race and drove a hard race to finish 2nd after 10 laps. In the A-main, JB started 4th and took off and headed to the front from the drop of the green, but on lap 6 Cunningham got into a tangle with the #16 and suffered some bad damages. The damages ended the night for JB and the Cunningham Racing Team. The 7c crew will rebuild the car this week and will be ready to rumble again next Friday.
RUNNER-UP AT TRAIL-WAY
5.6.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team recorded their best night of the year to date at the TW on Friday night. JB started second in the first heat race and drove a hard race vs some of the areas best to finish 5th after 10 laps. In the A-main, JB started 2nd and looked great the entire race. JB passed the leader once but the caution came out and was restarted in 2nd. Cunningham continued to work the 7c up beside the leader multiple times throughout the 25 laps race but just couldn't get the car hold on to complete the pass. Cunningham held off many other tough contenters to keep 2nd place at the checkered flag.
16TH AT LINCOLN
4.30.11 - JB and company towed the 7C to Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night for the 4-23-11 make-up feature and for a regular show. Thirty-eight 358 sprints filled the pits on the beautiful Saturday night on Hanover's most popular track. JB started 2nd in the make-up feature and was doing good, but had an ill-handling car and spun out early in the race and was send to the rear on the restart. After 20 hard laps, JB moved up to the 16th spot. In the regular program, Cunningham started 2nd in the 3rd heat race and drove to a 4th place finish. In the feature event from the 23rd starting spot, JB again fought a ill-handling car and finished 16th for the second time on the night.
FROM GOOD TO BAD AT TW
4.29.11 - Friday night at the TW was a go this week for JB and company. JB started 4th in the 2nd heat race and fell back one spot in 10 laps to finish 5th. In the A-main JB lined up the 7C in the 14th starting spot and worked his way through the field to 6th place by lap six. That was the good part. The following turn JB was collected in a multiple car tangle and had enough front end damage to call it a night. That was the bad part. He was credited with 18th place, but was overall happy with the progress made in the race.
FRONT ROW AT LINCOLN
4.23.11 - Friday night at the TW was rained out once again, so JB and company towed the 7C to Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night. Thirty-five 358 sprints filled the pits and were split up into 4 heat races. JB started 2nd in the 3rd heat race and drove 10 hard laps to finish right where he started in second place. With the top 5 cars from each heat advancing, JB was locked in and scheduled to start on the front row, 2nd starting spot of A-main. While waiting for feature time, mother nature decided it was time to pay a visit and washed out the program just before the 358 feature was to start. The feature will be made-up next Saturday night, April 30th.
10TH AT TRAIL-WAY
4.15.11 - Mother nature finally allowed Trail-way Speedway to kick off their 2011 Season Opener on Friday night. JB and crew along with 21 other 358 sprints filled the pits at the 1/3 mile oval. JB started fourth in the third heat race and finished one spot back in fifth after 10 laps. In the A-main, JB started 15th and was looking good from the start, but was battling a fogged face shield and had hard time seeing until a caution came out late in the race. During the caution JB was able to open and clear the shield. In the remaining laps with the now visible shield, JB managed to pass 2 more cars for a 10th place finish. "We got our first top ten and once again the car felt really good; all in all it was a good night for us" said Cunningham after the race.
GOOD RUN AT LINCOLN
4.9.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team hit up Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night since Friday night was rained out at Trail-way. The goal was simply to get some much needed seat time and get use to the car and its personality. This marked attempt number two on the season for JB and company at Lincoln Speedway and this one went much better. Thirty-two fast 358 Sprints lined up the pits ready to duke it out for the twenty-four A-main starting spots. JB started up front in the first heat race and looked good, but fought a tight handling race car and slipped back to finish 6th. Only the top 5 from each heat advanced, so JB landed in the consolation race where the top four would advance to the A-main. Running another hard race, but this time with a better handling race car; JB finished 3rd after starting 1st. In the A-main, JB started 23rd and steered clear through 20 tough laps and got a well deserved 15th place finish. The team made a lot of changes to the car for the feature and it really paid off. The entire 7C team were very happy to get their first complete race under their belts.
RAIN WINS AGAIN AT TW
4.8.11 - Tonights second try on the 2011 Season Opener at Trail-way Speedway has been canceled due to rain.
RACING CANCELED AT TW
4.1.11 - Tonights Season Opener at Trail-way Speedway has been canceled due to the cold and wet weather.
BAD LUCK AT LINCOLN
3.26.11 - JB and the Cunningham Racing Team kicked off their 358 rookie season Saturday night at Hanover's Famous Lincoln Speedway. They joined 29 other 358 Sprints in the chase for first place. JB started 9th in the third heat race and ran a great race and finished in the 5th spot. Top 6 finishers from each heat advanced to the A-main. JB was scheduled to start 20th, but had to scratch from the feature due to a broken liter in the engine. The team was very happy overall with their first time out, but will be busy this week trying to get the engine repaired for next weekends Season Opener at Trail-way Speedway.