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October 13, 2019 - Runner-up Finish in Fall Nationals Opener at Wheatland
On Saturday night Tyler Bruening visited Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) for the doubleheader co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA and the Comp Cams Super Dirt Series. Drawing 38 Super Late Models for the sixth annual Fall Nationals, Tyler laid down the fastest lap overall in time trials before capturing a 10-lap heat race victory. With $5,000 on the line, Bruening jumped out to an early race lead until Ryan Gustin snuck by on lap 29. Hanging on to a podium spot, Tyler Bruening notched a runner-up finish behind Gustin with Chad Simpson, Will Vaught, and Brian Rickman rounding out the Top-5. (Lloyd Collins photo)

1Returning on Sunday afternoon, Bruening secured his spot into the $3,000-to-win finale with a heat race victory. Starting in 2nd, Tyler got spun around on the opening lap that dropped him back to a 17th place outing.

For full results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

September 14, 2019 - Top 5 Finish in Second Round of Knoxville Nationals
1Tyler Bruening invaded Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa) on Thursday evening kicking off the 16th annual Knoxville Nationals. In a field of 55 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series entries, Tyler scored a runner-up finish in his heat behind Josh Richards which positioned him 10th on the starting grid for the $7,000-to-win preliminary feature. Improving four spots in the 25-lap affair, Bruening reeled in a 6th place finish.

The following night, Bruening recorded the eighth fastest lap in his time trial group before placing 3rd in his heat. Starting the preliminary feature in 3rd, Tyler dropped one spot scoring a 4th place finish behind Ricky Weiss, Chris Madden, and Josh Richard with Don O’Neal coming in 5th. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Saturday evening Tyler was pulling double duty for the final night of the 16th annual Knoxville Nationals and the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series sanctioned Mobile Tech 22. With preliminary finishes on Thursday and Friday determining the starting grid for the $40,000-to-win finale, Bruening locked into the 8th-starting position. Losing ten spots in the 100-lap affair, Tyler Bruening logged an 18th place outing.

During the same night, Bruening posted a runner-up finish in his heat behind Ricky Thornton Jr. which positioned him 4th on the starting grid for the $4,000-to-win main event. Gaining two spots in the 22-lapper, Tyler scored a 2nd place finish behind Jason Rauen with Josh Leonard, Jeff Aikey, and Tad Pospisil trailing them to the checkers. (Todd Boyd photo)

For full results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com and www.SLMRSeries.com.

September 2, 2019 - Podium Finish at Boone Speedway
Monday night found Tyler Bruening in action at Boone Speedway (Boone, Iowa) competing in a field of 35 IMCA Deery Brother Summer Series entries for the Labor Day special. Following a 4th place finish in his heat, Bruening captured a 12-lap consolation victory locking his spot into the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Passing ten cars in the 50-lap feature, Bruening reeled in a 3rd place finish behind Ricky Thornton Jr. and Justin Kay with Nick Marolf and Terry Neal rounding out the Top-5. (Tom Macht photo)

For full results from this event, please visit www.IMCA.com.

August 23, 2019 - Runner-up Finish in Yankee Dirt Classic Opener
Tyler Bruening was one 49 Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series entries on hand at 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) on Thursday evening kicking of the 42nd annual Yankee Dirt Classic. After laying down the fastest lap overall in his time trial group, Bruening jumped up two spots in his heat to place 4th. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in 2nd, Tyler held his spot for all 25-laps notching a 2nd place finish behind Jeff Aikey with Jason Rauen, Ricky Thornton Jr., and Justin Kay rounding the Top-5. (Mike Ruefer photo)

1Returning on Friday afternoon for the Yankee Dirt Classic finale, Bruening locked his spot into the $12,000-to-win main event with a 2nd place finish in his Dash behind Charlie McKenna. Rolling off 4th, Tyler dropped six spots in the 50-lap affair to place 10th.

For full results from these events, please visit www.SLMRSeries.com.

August 17, 2019 - Tyler Bruening Bests Davenport Competitors for Ninth Win
Race drivers have a hard time staying idle. Such was the case for Tyler Bruening on Friday night. A scheduled non-racing weekend turned into Bruening’s ninth win of the season in his Skyline Motorsports No. 16 Bennett Explosives/ Bruening Rock Products/ Capital Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine Late Model. (Fotos by Fizzle)

The victory was scored at Davenport Speedway.

“We truly planned to not race this weekend, but since we had all of our equipment ready for this coming weekend’s Yankee Dirt Track Classic, we decide to go to Davenport on Friday. It was a good decision because the car was flat out awesome all night, and we got the win,” Bruening noted. “Now, we’ll head to Farley this weekend and try to get another Yankee Classic title.”

1Friday night found Tyler Bruening in action at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa), where he was competing in a field of 21 IMCA Super Late Models. Starting the night with a heat race victory, Bruening earned the fifth-starting position for the feature via the redraw. Overtaking the leader on the 10th circuit, Tyler paced his way to his ninth win of the season, which came over Matt Ryan, Jeff Aikey, Chuck Hanna, and Andy Nezworski.

For full results from this event, please visit www.DrtTrackRacing.com.

August 10, 2019 - Bruening Bags Eighth Win at Marshalltown Speedway
1Tyler Bruening visited 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) on Wednesday night piloting his Bruening Rock Products No. 16 Super Late Model entry. In a field of 18 cars, Tyler passed five cars in his heat reeling in a 2nd place finish behind Justin Kay. Starting the 25-lap feature in 5th, Bruening jumped up one spot to place 4th behind Jeremiah Hurst, John Emerson, and Andy Eckrich with Luke Goedert coming in 5th.

On Friday evening at Marshalltown Speedway (Marshalltown, Iowa) for the Miller Lite Dirty 30, Bruening locked his spot into the main event with an 8-lap heat race victory. Rolling off 8th, Tyler wheeled his way to the front and overtook John Emerson after a multi-lap battle to secure his eighth win of the season. Pocketing $1,500, Bruening outran Darrell Defrance, Curtis Glover, Jeremiah Hurst, and Darin Duffy to the line.

For full results from these events, please visit www.300Raceway.com and www.MarshalltownSpeedway.com.

August 3, 2019 - Tyler Bruening Tops IMS Field for Seventh Win
1Tyler Bruening capped an up-and-down week of racing with a victory on Saturday night in his Skyline Motorsports No. 16 Bennett Explosives/ Bruening Rock Products/ Capital Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine Late Model at Iowa’s Independence Motor Speedway.

“Up-and-down is most definitely the best way to describe last week,” Bruening said. “When things went well, they went really well, and when they went bad, they went really bad. Our team never gave up though, and we ultimately ended the week with a win.

“I want to thank my dad, Zeb, and everyone who keeps me going fast. We’ll go after win No. 8 this Wednesday at Farley.”

Monday night found Tyler Bruening in action at Plymouth Dirt Track (Plymouth, Wisconsin), where he was kicking off his week with the World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model Series. With 33 cars registered for battle, Tyler followed up the third-fastest lap in his group with an 8-lap heat race victory. Slated to start the feature in the third position, a mechanical failure struck on the parade lap, forcing him to retire before ever completing a circuit at speed.

The following night at Shawano Speedway (Shawano, Wisconsin) for the Sundrop Shootout, Bruening recorded a fourth-place finish in his heat race, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Improving one spot in the 50-lap affair, Bruening crossed the finish line in 10th.

On Thursday evening at Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wisconsin), for the opening night of the 32 annual USA Nationals, Tyler laid down the fastest time in a field of 45 cars before picking up a heat race win. Starting on the pole of the main event, Bruening ran in second for the opening 18 circuits until Brian Birkhofer snuck past. Running in a podium position throughout the remaining distance, Tyler Bruening notched a third-place finish behind Jonathan Davenport and Brian Birkhofer with Tim McCreadie and Dale McDowell completing the Top-5 finishers. (Todd Boyd photo)

1Returning on Friday afternoon for two rounds of heat races, Tyler salvaged a sixth-place finish in his first heat after getting collected in multiple tangles. Starting on the pole of his second heat, Bruening slipped back to a ninth-place outing as a mechanical failure forced him pitside.

Slated to start near the tail of his B-Main on Saturday, the teamed packed up and headed to Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa) for a Weekly Racing Series Event.

Earning the sixth-starting position for the A-Main, via preliminary events, Tyler worked his way into a podium spot early and began challenging for the lead following a caution with 10 to go. Blasting past Sean Johnson on the high side with a handful of laps remaining, Tyler Bruening recorded his seventh win of the season. Johnson, John Passick, Curt Martin, and Greg Kastli completed the Top-5 finishers. (Black Hat Photography)

For full results from these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com and www.IndependenceMotorSpeedway.com.

July 27, 2019 - Tyler Bruening Tallies a Pair of Top 5 Finishes
1On Wednesday afternoon Tyler Bruening was one 27 IMCA Deery Brother Summer Series entries signed in at Fayette County Speedway (West Union, Iowa) for the Fayette County Fair Race. Starting the night off with a heat race victory, Tyler locked into the 8th-starting position for the A-Main. Gaining three spots in the 40-lap affair, Bruening posted a 4th place finish behind Eric Pollard, Andy Eckrich, and John Emerson with Joel Callahan coming in 5th.

1Returning to action on Sunday, Bruening headed to Dubuque Speedway (Dubuque, Iowa) competing in a field of 15 cars. Following a 2nd place finish in his heat, Tyler scored a runner-up finish in the feature behind Jeremiah Hurst with John Emerson, Eric Pollard, and Luke Goedert rounding out the Top-5.

For full results from these events, please visit www.IMCA.com and www.TracksidePromotionsIA.com.

July 20, 2019 - Bruening Captures Malvern Bank Opener at I-80 Speedway
1Tyler Bruening pocketed $5,300 for his Thursday night victory with the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Racing Series (SLMRS) at I-80 Speedway in his Skyline Motorsports No. 25 Bennett Explosives/ Bruening Rock Products/ Capital Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine entry.

The win marked his sixth of the season.

“Even though I’d liked to have had better finishes in the Lucas Oil features, it was still a great weekend for our team,” Bruening said. “Anytime you can beat Kyle Berck anywhere, much less I-80 Speedway, you’ve done something, and I was able to get the job done Thursday night. We battled a tight condition in the Lucas Oil car throughout the weekend, but we learned a lot racing with such a high-caliber of competition.

“The plan is to head to Fayette County Speedway with the Deery Brothers Series this Wednesday night, where we’ll try our best to win the $2,000 top prize.”

On Thursday evening Tyler Bruening visited I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Nebraska), where he was puling double duty with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) and the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series (SLMRS) during the ninth annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals opener.

In SLMRS action, Tyler scored an 8-lap, heat race victory, which positioned him seventh on the starting grid for the feature. Overtaking race-leader Kyle Berck for the top spot on lap 26, Bruening went on to lead the final nine laps as he cruised to his sixth win of the season. Berck, Tad Pospisil, Josh Leonard, and Ben Schaller completed the Top-5 finishers. Bruening pocketed a $5,300 payday for his performance. (Todd Boyd photo)

In a field of 45 LOLMDS entries, Bruening locked his spot into the opening night $12,000-to-win A-Main with a heat race victory. Starting in the pole position, Tyler led the first circuit, but ultimately slipped back to a 16th-place finish in the 50-lap affair as he battled a tight racecar.

1Returning on Friday afternoon for the preliminary events for the two-day Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals, Bruening recorded a pair of third-place finishes in his two heat races, which locked him into the seventh-starting spot for the finale on Saturday evening. With $53,000 on the line, Tyler Bruening raced in the Top 10 early in the feature before ultimately registering a 23rd-place finish.

For full results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com and www.SLMRSeries.com.

July 13, 2019 - Runner-up Finish at Independence Motor Speedway
1Friday night found Tyler Bruening in action at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) competing in a field of 20 cars. Gaining four spots in his heat, Bruening captured a 10-lap heat race victory which positioned him 7th on the starting grid for the $1,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Tyler improved three spots reeling in a 4th place finish behind Justin Kay, Cory Dumpert, and Matt Ryan with Brian Harris coming in 5th.

1On Saturday evening at Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa) for a pair of features, Bruening came in 2nd in the first feature and 6th in the second feature.

For full results from these events, please visit www.DrtTrackRacing.com and www.IndependenceMotorSpeedway.com.

July 6, 2019 - Top 5 Finish with World of Outlaws at Independence
Tyler Bruening was one of 21 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries signed in at Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa) on Friday night for the $10,000 top prize. Following the seventh fastest lap in time trials, Bruening scored a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Chris Simpson locking his spot into the opening night feature. Gaining one spot in the 50-lap affair, Tyler landed a 5th place finish behind Brandon Sheppard, Chris Simpson, Chase Junghans, and Brent Larson. (Mike Ruefer photo) 

1The following night at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) for the Gopher 50, Tyler secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win finale with a 4th place finish in his heat. Rolling off 10th, Bruening was an early retiree from the 50-lapper after running into mechanical trouble on lap-36.

For full results from these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

June 29, 2019 - 6th Place Finish at Benton County Speedway
Thursday night saw Tyler Bruening in action at Benton County Speedway (Vinton, Iowa) for the IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series sanctioned contest. With 27 cars on hand, Bruening registered a 4th place finish in his heat earning him the 15th-starting position for the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Coming one spot shy of a Top-5 finish, Tyler advanced through the field nine spots to place 6th. (Mike Ruefer photo)

On Saturday Tyler traveled to Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa) but Mother Nature had other plans and cancelled the event shortly after features started.  

For full results from this event, please visit www.IMCA.com.

June 22, 2019 - Tyler Bruening Tallies Fifth Win of the Season at IMS
1 Tyler Bruening returned with Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) on Thursday evening for the $3,000 top prize at Cresco Speedway (Cresco, Iowa). Coming in 2nd in his heat behind Chad Simpson, Bruening earned the 4th-starting position for the opening night feature. Closing in race-long leader Chad Simpson late in the race, Tyler came up short at the line to place 2nd behind Simpson with Will Vaught, Chris Simpson, and Logan Martin trailing them to the checkers.

After taking Friday off, the team headed to Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa) on Saturday evening for the regular night of racing. Earning the 10th-starting position for the A-Main via preliminary events, Tyler tracked down race-leader Russell Hesse in the final ten circuits and went on to capture his fifth win of the season over Hesse and Curt Martin. (Black Hat Photography)

For full results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com and www.IndependenceMotorSpeedway.com.

June 15, 2019 - Broken Driveshaft Ends Bruening's Late-Race Charge at Dubuque
1Saturday night found Tyler Bruening in action at Dubuque Speedway (Dubuque, Iowa) for the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) sanctioned program. In a field of 18 cars, Bruening secured his spot into the $3,000-to-win A-Main with a heat race victory. Rolling off on the pole, Tyler led the first 20 circuits until Chad Simpson wrestled away the lead. He began tracking down Simpson late in the race until he suffered a broken driveshaft. He was credited with a 13th place finish.

For full results from this event, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

June 13, 2019 - Skyline Motorsports Welcomes Shane Clanton as Team Driver
Shane Clanton is preparing to embark on another era of his storied career. Beginning with next weekend’s Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway, he’ll be behind the wheel of a Skyline Motorsports entry.

Clanton takes over the reins of the Greg Bruening-owned car, which was piloted for the first half of this year by Chris Madden. Madden and Skyline Motorsports elected to part ways following last weekend’s Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway.
Clanton will be teammates with Decorah, Iowa’s Tyler Bruening.

“I’ve been working with Tyler and Greg Bruening for the past few years, and they are some great people. It’s an honor to have the opportunity to take the Bennett Explosives No. 25 Bruening Rock Products/ Capital Race Car on the road with the World of Outlaws for the remainder of this season and beyond.”

Many of Clanton’s existing sponsors, including Super K Express, Freeman Plumbing, Advanced Transportation, M&S Concrete, and Carolina Concrete Finishers will be on board for his new ride with Skyline Motorsports.

“They’ve got some awesome sponsors, and I’ve got some great ones as well, and we’re going to join forces,” Clanton continued. “I definitely want to thank Ron Davies and everyone at Weldbank Energy for their support over the past few years. This is a definite win-win for everyone involved.”

Clanton will compete in his Weldbank Energy No. 25 Capital Race Car this Saturday night in a $15,000-to-win, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event at Tennessee’s Smoky Mountain Speedway.

From that point, he’ll make the transition into his Skyline Motorsports No. 25 Bruening Rock Products/ Bennett Explosives/ Super K Express/ Capital Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model as he gets ready for next weekend’s Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series.

Skyline Motorsports looks forward to the new partnership.

“We wish Chris [Madden] nothing but the best in his future endeavors,” a statement from Skyline Motorsports noted. “Everyone at Skyline Motorsports is excited to have Shane [Clanton] on board as a team driver, and we can’t wait to see what the future will hold for our partnership.”

More details regarding Clanton and Skyline Motorsports will be released in the next week.

June 8, 2019 - Tyler Bruening Makes Two Preliminary Features at Eldora
1On Thursday evening Tyler Bruening traveled to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) for the 25th annual Dirt Late Model Dream. Drawing a stout field of 92 Super Late Models, Bruening held his spot in his heat to place 7th. Passing three cars in his B-Main, Tyler streaked to a 12-lap consolation victory locking his spot into the opening night preliminary feature. With $10,000 on the line, Tyler Bruening held his spot for all 25-laps logging a 22nd place outing.

1Returning on Friday for another round of preliminary features, Tyler scored a 4th place finish in his heat which positioned him 14th on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Holding his spot for the entire distance, Bruening recorded a 14th place finish. (Zachary Yost Photography)

Wrapping up the 25th annual Dirt Late Model Dream on Saturday, Bruening came in 6th in his heat giving him one final shot at the $125,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Needing to place in the Top 2, Tyler slipped back to a 14th place outing.

For full results from these events, please visit www.EldoraSpeedway.com.

May 31, 2019 - Bruening Tops Malvern Bank Series at I-80
1Friday night found Tyler Bruening in action at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Nebraska) for the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series sanctioned program. In a field of 39 cars, Bruening followed up the second fastest time overall in qualifying behind Kyle Berck with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Starting the main event in 4th, Bruening topped Nick Deal at the line to capture his fourth win of the season and a $4,000 payday. Deal, Bill Leighton Jr., Tad Pospisil, and Ben Schaller trailed him to the checkers. (Chris Eiel photo)

For full results from this event, please visit www.SLMRSeries.com.

May 18, 2019 - Top 10 Finish With Lucas Oil Series at 34 Raceway
1Tyler Bruening was one of 35 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries on hand at 34 Raceway (Burlington, Iowa) on Thursday night for the TruAcre 50. Starting the night off with a heat race victory, Bruening earned the 2nd-starting position for the opening night feature. With $10,000 on the line, Tyler dropped seven spots in the 50-lap affair to place 9th. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Saturday night Bruening followed the LOLMDS to 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) for the Truck Country 50. In a field of 26 cars, Bruening scored a 5th place finish in his heat positioning him 14th on the starting grid for the $12,000-to-win A-Main. Falling five spots in the 50-lapper, Tyler recorded a 19th place outing.

Saturday’s NAPA North Star Nationals at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minnesota) was rained out.

For full results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

May 11, 2019 - Bruening Records Two-Win Weekend at Farley and Webster City
1On Friday night Tyler Bruening visited 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) powering his Bruening Rock Products #16 Super Late Model for the track’s season opener. Receiving the pole position for the A-Main via pill draw, Tyler led flag-to-flag to pick up his second win of the season. Ryan Dolan, Jeremiah Hurst, Joel Callahan, and Andy Eckrich trailed him to the checkers in the 40-lap affair.

1The following night after weather wiped out his plans at Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa), Bruening headed to Hamilton County Speedway (Webster City, Iowa) competing in a field of 12 cars. Jumping up two spots in his heat, Tyler scored a 3rd place finish positioning him on the pole for the feature. Leading wire-to-wire, Bruening cruised to his third win of the season over Charlie McKenna, Ryan Griffith, Jason Hahne, and Darrell Defrance. (Jordan Hanisch photo)

For full results from these events, please visit www.300Raceway.com and www.HamiltonCoSpeedway.com.

May 4, 2019 - Bruening Bags Three Top 5 Finishes Over the Weekend
1 Thursday night found Tyler Bruening in action at Stuart Speedway (Stuart, Iowa) kicking off the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) sanctioned weekend. With 24 cars registered in for action, Tyler secured his spot into the opening night feature with a 10-lap heat race victory. Rolling off 2nd, Bruening dropped one position to place 3rd behind Bobby Pierce and Chris Simpson with Will Vaught and Jordan Yaggy completing the Top-5 finishers. (Mike Ruefer photo)

The following night brought Bruening to Crawford County Speedway (Denison, Iowa) competing in a field of 31 Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series entries. Starting the night off with a heat race victory, Tyler earned the 5th-starting position for the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Passing three cars in the 25-lap affair, Bruening notched a runner-up finish behind Nick Deal with Bill Leighton, Ben Schaller, and Kyle Berck trailing them to the checkers.

1Wrapping up the weekend on Saturday, Bruening stopped at Crawford County Speedway (Denison, Iowa) for the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Following a 3rd place finish in his heat, Tyler passed three cars in the feature to place 2nd behind Kyle Berck with Ben Schaller, Corey Zeitner, and Nick Deal rounding the Top-5. (Todd Boyd photo)

For full results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com and www.SLMRSeries.com.

April 19, 2019 - Bruening Tops Malvern Bank Field at Marshalltown
1Tyler Bruening invaded Marshalltown Speedway (Marshalltown, Iowa) on Friday night competing in a field of 39 Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series entries. Following the fourth fastest time overall in qualifying, Bruening captured an 8-lap heat race victory positioning him 3rd on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Slipping past race-leader Nick Deal on lap-9, Tyler held off Richie Gustin and Bill Leighton Jr. in the closing laps to pick up his first win of the season and a $2,000 payday. Gustin, Leighton Jr., Kyle Berck, and Andy Eckrich trailed him to the checkers. (Bruce Badgley photo)

For full results from this event, please visit www.SLMRSeries.com.

March 24, 2019 - Tyler Bruening Follows World of Outlaws to Volunteer State
On Friday evening Tyler Bruening made the trek to Duck River Raceway Park (Wheel, Tennessee) kicking off the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series doubleheader. With 37 Super Late Models registered in for action, Bruening came in 15th fastest in his qualifying group before improving one spot in his heat to place 7th. Needing a 3rd place finish or better in his B-Main to make the opening night feature, Tyler fell short with a 6th place outing.

The following night at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee), Tyler came up two spots short of a transfer position in his heat with a 6th place finish. Transferring into the B-Main for one last shot at the $12,000-to-win finale, Bruening fell one spot short of a transfer position with a 4th place finish.

On Sunday Tyler stopped at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) for the Southern All Star Series sanctioned March Madness. In a field of 30 cars, Tyler followed up the ninth fastest time overall in qualifying with an 8th place finish in his heat. Placing 5th in his B-Main, Bruening earned the 21st-starting position for the main event. With $12,000 on the line, Tyler Bruening jumped up two spots in the 60-lapper to place 19th.

For full results from these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com and www.SASDirt.com.

February 16, 2019 - Bruening Kicks Off DIRTcar Nationals at VSP
1Monday night saw Tyler Bruening return to action at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) for the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. In a field of 42 cars, Bruening gained three spots in his heat race to place 5th. Grabbing the 3rd and final transfer position in his B-Main, Tyler earned the 22nd-starting position for the opening night feature. Improving two spots in the 30-lap affair, Tyler Bruening logged a 22nd place outing.    (Heath Lawson photos)

After Mother Nature wiped out Tuesday’s event, Bruening was one of 44 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series signed in on Wednesday. Holding his spot in his heat race, Tyler logged an 8th place finish transferring him into the B-Main. Needing a 3rd place finish or better to make the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Bruening came up short with a 8th place outing.


1The following night, Bruening followed up a 5th place finish in his heat with a 10-lap consolation victory. Starting the feature in 19th, Tyler dropped five spots in the 50-lapper to place 24th.

Returning on Thursday evening, Tyler dropped one spot in his heat race to place 6th. Transferring the Top 3 out of the B-Main and into the main event, Bruening fell short with a 7th place finish.

Wrapping up the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals on Saturday, Bruening posted a 6th place finish in his heat giving him one last shot at the $10,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Sending the Top 3 into the show, Tyler logged an 8th place outing bringing an early end to his speedweeks.

For full results from these events, please visit www.DIRTcar.com and www.WoOLMS.com.

February 9, 2019 - Top 10 Finish in 2019 Debut at Screven Motor Speedway
1Tyler Bruening kicked off the 2019 season on Friday night at Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Georgia) for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season opener. Drawing 39 cars for the two-day Winter Freeze IX, Bruening fell two spots short of a transfer position in his heat with a 6th place finish. Coming in 2nd behind Kyle Hardy in his B-Main, Tyler earned the 20th-starting position for the opening night feature. Breaking into the Top-10, Tyler Bruening improved ten spots in the 50-lapper to place 10th. (Thomas Hendrickson photo)

The following night, Tyler recorded the 11th fastest time in his qualifying group before placing 7th in his heat. Needing a 3rd place finish or better in his B-Main to make the $10,000-to-win finale, Bruening fell one spot short with a 4th place outing.

For full results from these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

January 3, 2019 - Skyline Motorsports Welcomes Chris Madden to the Team
1With the start of the 2019 season just around the corner, it’s an extremely exciting time at Skyline Motorsports. Not only is Tyler Bruening preparing for another big year of Dirt Late Model competition, but the team is proud to welcome racing veteran, Chris Madden on board as a full-time driver for 2019.

Tyler plans to once again enter a wide variety of events during the upcoming season in his Bruening Rock Products #16 Skyline Motorsports/ Capital Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model. From World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Late Model Series events to Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) races to regional specials, the 2019 docket will hold a little bit of everything for the personable Iowan.

Meanwhile, Chris Madden, who hails from Gaffney, South Carolina, will purse the 2019 WoO Craftsman Late Model Series crown in the Bruening Rock Products #44 Skyline Motorsports/ Capital Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model. In 2018 he finished third in the final WoO points after contending for the championship throughout the season.

“We are extremely proud to have Chris (Madden) joining Skyline Motorsports for the 2019 season,” Tyler Bruening commented. “He’s a great addition to our team and will be a true asset as we look to continue to build our program into national contenders on a regular basis. Chris is a fierce competitor, and we are looking forward to watching him go after the 2019 World of Outlaws championship. This is shaping up to be a really great season, and I just want to thank each and ever person who supports our program.”

Tyler is currently finalizing his 2019 schedule. Check back often as more details are added to the site.

November 28, 2018 - Tyler Bruening Tallies Seven Win 2018 Season
Competing in a total of 46 events during the 2018 season, Tyler Bruening captured seven wins aboard his Bruening Rock Products Inc. #16 Skyline Materials LTD/ Capital Race Cars/ Clements Racing Engines Super Late Model. Losing 16 of his scheduled dates to Mother Nature, Tyler recorded 24 Top-10 outings and 16 Top-5 finishes.

October 27, 2018 - Bruening Records 4th Place Finish in Fall Futurity
Tyler Bruening was one of 18 Malvern Bank Super Late Model entries signed in at Hamilton County Speedway (Webster City, Iowa) on Friday night for the two-day Fall Futurity. Gaining two spots in his heat, Bruening recorded a 3rd place finish locking him into the 9th-starting position for the opening night feature. Falling short of a Top-10 finish, Tyler slipped back to a 14th place outing.

The following night, Bruening secured his spot into the $2,000-to-win finale with a heat race victory. Starting in 9th, Tyler improved five positions to place 4th behind Bill Leighton, Charlie McKenna, and Darrell DeFrance with Ryan Griffith coming in 5th.

For full results from these events, please visit www.HamiltonCoSpeedway.com.

September 30, 2018 - Top 5 Finish in Fall Haul at 34 Raceway
On Sunday Tyler Bruening invaded 34 Raceway (Burlington, Iowa) for the Fall Haul. Losing one spot in his 8-lap heat, Tyler recorded a 4th place finish locking him into the 7th-starting position for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Bruening gained three spots in the 20-lap affair to place 4th behind Jay Johnson, Nick Marolf, and Matt Ryan with Andy Nezworski coming in 5th.

For full results from this event, please visit www.34Raceway.com.

September 21, 2018 - 5th Place Finish in Govenor's Cup at Davenport
On Friday evening Tyler Bruening traveled to Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) for the Governor’s Cup Iowa State Championship. With 41 Deery Brother Summer Series registered in for action, Tyler failed to make the show via his heat race sending him into the B-Main. Streaking to a consolation victory, Bruening locked into the 13th-starting position for the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Tyler Bruening advanced through the field eight spots in the 40-lapper to place 5th behind Andy Nezworski, Justin Kay, Ryan Dolan, and Chuck Hanna.

For full results from this event, please visit www.IMCA.com.

September 15, 2018 - Top 10 Finish in Night Two of Knoxville Nationals
Tyler Bruening was one of 57 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries signed in at Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa) on Thursday night for the 15th annual Knoxville Nationals. Losing one spot in his heat, Bruening logged a 7th place finish sending him into the C-Main. Capturing a 12-lap consolation victory, Tyler transferred to the tail of the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature. Needing to place 6th or better, Bruening came up short with a 22nd place outing.

On Friday night after coming in 13th fastest in his qualifying group, Bruening jumped up two spots in his heat race to place 2nd behind Matt Furman. Starting on the pole of the $7,000-to-win preliminary feature, Tyler dropped six spots in the 25-lapper scoring a 7th place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

Wrapping up the 15th annual Knoxville Nationals on Saturday, Tyler had already locked into the 14th-starting position for the $40,000-to-win finale. Bringing on a caution on lap-47, Bruening salvaged a 17th place outing in the 100-lap affair.

For full results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.