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November 7, 2020 - Early exit in All American 60 at Jackson Motor Speedway
Saturday night found Jason Rauen in action at Jackson Motor Speedway (Byram, Miss.) for the Hercules Pumping Services All American 60. Drawing 18 Comp Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) entries, Jason jumped up one spot in his heat race to finish fourth. Starting the $6,000-to-win A-Main in 11th, Rauen was an early retiree from the 60-lap affair on lap 30.

For more information on this event, please visit www.COMPDirt.com.

September 19, 2020 - Rauen visits Davenport Speedway for Governor's Cup
On Saturday afternoon Jason Rauen traveled to Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) for the Hoker Trucking Series-sanctioned Iowa Governor’s Cup State Championship. After falling shy of a transfer spot in both his heat race and B-Main, Rauen was granted a provisional into the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Clawing forward four spots in the 40-lap affair, Jason logged a 17th place outing.

For more information on these events, please visit www.SLMRSeries.com.

September 19, 2020 - Jason Rauen attends I-80 Nationals at I-80
Jason Rauen returned to I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) on Thursday night to take part in the I-80 Nationals. Drawing 46 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries for the three-day event, Rauen followed up the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group with a seventh place finish in his heat. Needing a third place finish or better in his B-Main to make the opening night feature, Jason came three spots shy with a sixth place outing.

1The following night for another $7,000-to-win preliminary feature, Jason came in ninth in his heat before placing eighth in his consolation event. (Todd Boyd photo)

With preliminary results from Thursday and Friday setting the grid for Saturday night’s $30,000-to-win I-80 Nationals A-Main, Rauen rolled off eighth in his B-Main for another shot at the finale. Failing to place fourth or better, Jason transferred into the non-qualifier feature for one last shot at the show. Locking in only the race winner, Jason Rauen recorded a sixth place finish.

For more information on these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

September 12, 2020 - Top-5 finish in Fall Brawl at I-80 Speedway
1Saturday night saw Jason Rauen return with the Malvern Bank Series at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) for the Casey’s Midwest Fall Brawl. Gaining two spots in his heat race to place second behind Cory Dumpert, Rauen locked into the sixth-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Jason gained two spots in the 30-lapper to register a fourth place finish behind Tad Pospisil, Andrew Kosiski, and Tyler Bruening with Bill Leighton Jr. coming in fifth. (Todd Boyd photo)

For more information on this event, please visit www.SLMRSeries.com.

September 5, 2020 - Jason Rauen rules Yankee Dirt Track Classic finale at 300 Raceway
Jason Rauen parked his Arnie Ranta Motorsports No. 98 Rauen Precision Machining/ Capital Race Car/ Clements Racing Engines Late Model in Victory Lane for the second time this season on Saturday.

Rauen earned $10,000 for his triumph in the 43rd Annual Yankee Dirt Track Classic, held at his home track in Farley, Iowa.

“Any win is special but to win one here at my home track, means a lot to me,” Rauen noted. “Thanks to all the fans for who stayed with us through that delay when the lights went out. Hopefully that race was worth it. Also, thanks to all of my great sponsors for their continued support.”

Jason Rauen made the short trip to 300 Raceway Friday to kickstart the weekend. Drawing 50 Late Models for the event co-sanctioned by the Malvern Bank and Hoker Trucking Series’, Rauen laid down the third fastest lap overall in time trials before passing five cars in his heat race to pick up the win.

1Starting the $3,000-to-win A-Main in sixth, Jason marched forward four spots in the 35-lapper to place second behind Justin Zeitner. Joel Callahan, Charlie McKenna, and Ben Schaller completing the Top-5 finishers. (Mike Ruefer photo)

During the same night in the Modiified ranks, Jason came in fifth in his heat race before scratching from his 10-lap consolation event.

On Saturday for the Yankee Dirt Track Classic finale, Rauen secured his spot into the main event with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Cory Dumpert.

Starting on the pole, Jason kept fellow front-row starter Bill Leighton Jr. at bay in the closing circuits of the 50-lapper to capture his second win of the season and a $10,000 payday. Leading the entire distance, Rauen topped Leighton Jr., Jeff Tharp, Cory Dumpert, and Justin Zeitner at the line.

For more information on these events, please visit www.SLMRSeries.com.


August 15, 2020 - Rauen attends Hoker Trucking Series doubleheader at Davenport Speedway
Friday night found Jason Rauen in action at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) piloting his Rauen Precision Machining No. 98 Late Model for the Hoker Trucking Series doubleheader. Marching forward six spots in his heat race to finish third, Rauen locked into the fourth-starting position for the opening night feature. With $5,000 on the line, Jason faded three spots in the 40-lap affair to register a seventh place finish.

The following night, Jason came in second in his heat behind Andy Eckrich, which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the $5,000-to-win finale. Falling short of a Top-10 finish in the 40-lapper, Rauen slipped back to a 15th place outing.

For more information on these events, please visit www.SLMRSeries.com.

August 8, 2020 - Jason Rauen records 14th place finish in USA Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway
Returning with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, Jason Rauen made the trek to Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wis.) on Thursday evening to take part in the 33rd annual USA Nationals weekend. In a field of 46 cars, Jason fell two spots short of a transfer position in his heat with a sixth place finish. Needing to place third or better to make the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature, Rauen posted a fifth place outing.

1The following night for two rounds of heat races, Jason passed five cars in his first heat to finish fourth. Picking up a 12-lap heat race win in his second round, Rauen sat fifth overall in passing points, locking him into the Pole Dash. Slipping back to an eighth place finish, Jason locked into the eighth-starting position for the USA Nationals finale. (Todd Boyd photo)

With $50,000 on the line, Jason Rauen rebounded to finish 14th after drawing a caution on lap-54.

For more information on these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

July 28, 2020 - Rauen attends World of Outlaws show at Davenport Speedway
1 Tuesday night saw Jason Rauen return to action at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned program. Drawing 29 cars for the second series visit of the season at the quarter-mile oval, Rauen came one spot shy of a transfer position in his heat with a fifth place finish. Posting a second place spot in his B-Main behind Matthew Furman, Jason locked into the 18th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Unable to gain any momentum, Rauen was an early retiree from the 50-lapper on lap 41. (Simply Modified photo)

For more information on this event, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

July 22, 2020 - Jason Rauen bags first win of the season at Fayette County Speedway
1 Jason Rauen raced to a $4,000 victory last week for his first triumph of the season. (Lloyd Collins photo)

Rauen drove his Arnie Ranta Motorsports No. 98 Rauen Precision Machining/ Capital Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model to the win on Wednesday at Fayette County Speedway's inaugural Late Model Showdown in West Union, Iowa.

“It was great to get our first win of the season,” Rauen said. “It was a great night top to bottom. Thanks to my crew for their hard work and all of our great sponsors for their continued support. I’m looking forward to Davenport Speedway this week.”

Jumping up two spots in his 8-lap heat race, Rauen posted a second-place finish behind Darin Duffy, which positioned him fourth on the starting grid for the main event.

Blasting ahead of Curt Martin for the lead on the sixth lap, Jason led the remaining distance of the 35-lapper to capture his first win of the season and the $4,000 payday. Darren Ackerman, Curt Martin, Jeff Aikey, and Darin Duffy trailed him to the checkers.

For more information on this event, please visit www.FayetteCountySpeedway.net.


July 13, 2020 - Truck Country 50 brings Birkhofer to 300 Raceway to compete with LOLMDS
1Monday night saw Brian Birkhofer make the short trip to 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned Truck Country 50. In a field of 27 cars, Brian posted a fourth place finish in his heat, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the main event. With $10,000 on the line, Birkhofer was an early retiree from the caution-plagued 50-lap feature on lap 38. (Heath Lawson photo)

For more information on this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

July 11, 2020 - Rauen attends World of Outlaws doubleheader in Badger State
1Jason Rauen made the trek to Outagamie Speedway (Seymour, Wis.) on Friday night debuting in a brand new Capital Race Car for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned opener. Drawing 33 cars, Rauen followed up the second fastest time in his group with a 10-lap heat race victory. Receiving the fourth-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main via the redraw, Jason overtook Ashton Winger for the lead on fifth lap until Winger wrested it back nine laps later on lap 14. Getting spun around late in the race while battling Brandon Sheppard for the top spot, Jason Rauen logged a 20th place outing. (Tim Hunt photo)

On Saturday afternoon at Plymouth Dirt Track (Plymouth, Wis.), Jason grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race, which positioned him 14th on the starting grid for the finale. With $10,000 on the line, Rauen ran into suspensions issues on lap 29 that forced him to retire early.

For more information on these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

July 4, 2020 - Brian Birkhofer scores podium finish in Slocum 50 at 34 Raceway
1Brian Birkhofer was one of 35 Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) entries on hand at 34 Raceway (West Burlington, Iowa) on Friday night for the 12th annual Slocum 50. After topping the speed charts in time trials, Birkhofer cruised to a 10-lap heat race victory, which positioned him on the pole for the $10,555-to-win A-Main. Dropping two spots in the 50-lap affair, Brian notched a third place finish behind Bobby Pierce and Shannon Babb with Jeremiah Hurst and Chris Simpson rounding out the Top-5. (Lloyd Collins photo)

The following night saw teammate Jason Rauen enter the Independence Day Shootout at 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa). In a field of 22 MLRA entries, Rauen was one of three cars that pulled off early from his heat. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in 16th, Jason withdrew from the 40-lapper on lap 18.

For more information on these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.


June 27, 2020 - Birkhofer lands Top 5 finish at Davenport Speedway in Mars opener
Thursday night saw Brian Birkhofer return to action at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) for the MARS Racing Series season opener. With 21 cars registered in for action, Birkhofer secured his spot into the opening night feature with a second place finish in his heat behind Allen Weisser. Jumping up one spot in the 30-lap affair, Brian notched a fifth place finish behind Frank Heckenast Jr., Allen Weisser, Brian Shirley, and Chris Simpson.

On Saturday evening, Jason Rauen headed to Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa) to compete with the Hoker Trucking Series. In a field of 31 cars, Rauen passed five cars in his heat race to register a third place finish. Earning the 15th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Jason was an early retiree from the 35-lapper on lap 24.

For more information on these events, please visit www.MarsRacingSeries.com and www.SLMRSeries.com.

June 14, 2020 - Mechanical issues eliminate Top 5 runs for Birkhofer with Lucas Oil MLRA
1Behind the wheel of the Rauen Precision Manufacturing No. 15B Late Model, Brian Birkhofer invaded Maquoketa Speedway (Maquoketa, Iowa) on Saturday night for the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Association (MLRA) sanctioned contest. In a stout field of 36 cars, Birkhofer gained one spot in his heat race to place third. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in 11th, Brian was an early retiree from the 40-lapper near the midway point of the feature while running in fourth. (Mike Ruefer photo)

The following night at West Liberty Raceway (West Liberty, Iowa), Brian followed up the fastest time in his group with a 10-lap heat race victory. Starting the main event in second, Birkhofer suffered a flat-tire while challenging for a podium spot that sidelined him for the remainder of the evening.

For more information on these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

May 30, 2020 - Top 10 Finish in Davenport Speedway Doubleheader
On Friday afternoon Brian Birkhofer returned with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) for the doubleheader at the facility that offers a quarter-mile oval inside of the half-mile oval. Following the third fastest time in his qualifying group, Birkhofer posted a second place finish in his heat behind Chris Simpson. Earning the fifth-starting position for the A-Main via the redraw, Brian dropped five spots in the 30-lap affair to register a 10th place finish.

Returning on Saturday evening on the half-mile, Brian posted a third place finish in his heat, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win finale. After running as high as fifth in the early going, Birkhofer faded late following a restart on lap-27 to place 19th.

For more information on these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

May 23, 2020 - Rauen Returns to Racing with World of Outlaws at Jackson Motorplex
After more than a two-month hiatus due to the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Jason Rauen returned to action on Friday evening at Jackson Motorplex (Jackson, Mn.) for the Drydene Double Down Invitational. Drawing 26 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries for the two-day event, Rauen laid down the sixth fastest lap overall in time trials before coming in fourth in his heat. Dropping six spots in the 30-lap feature, Jason logged an 18th place outing.

The following night for the $20,000-to-win finale, Jason secured his spot into the main event with a fourth place finish in his heat. Starting in 13th, Rauen got collected with the wall on lap 40 that saw him retire immediately from the 60-lapper.

For more information on these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

February 9, 2020 - Jason Rauen Begins Florida Speedweeks at East Bay Raceway Park
1On Wednesday evening Jason Rauen made the trek to East Bay Raceway Park (Gibsonton, Florida) for the 44th annual Wrisco Winternationals. In a stout field of 65 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries, Jason followed up the 16th fastest time in his qualifying group with a 6th place finish in his heat. Transferring into the B-Main for another shot at the $7,000-to-win A-Main, Rauen recorded a 4th place finish. Earning a spot into the Berry Barn Strawberry Dash for one final shot at the feature, Jason Rauen slipped back to a 10th place outing. (Heath Lawson photos)

The following night, Rauen laid down the fourth fastest lap in his time trial group before making contact with the wall in his heat while battling for the lead with Brandon Overton. He ended up scratching from his B-Main after sustaining too much damage in his heat.

Friday night saw Brian Birkhofer hop behind the wheel of the Rauen Precision Manufacturing No. 15B Late Model for the fifth round of the Wrisco Winternationals. Following the eighth fastest lap in his time trial group, Birkhofer scored a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Jonathan Davenport which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the $12,000-to-win A-Main. He slipped back to a 26th place outing in the 50-lap affair.

1For the final round of the 44th annual Wrisco Winternationals on Saturday, Brian came in 6th in his heat sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 2, Birkhofer landed a 3rd place finish, giving him one final shot at the finale with the Berry Barn Strawberry Dash. Sending the Top 2 into the show, Brian Birkhofer recorded a 6th place finish.

On Sunday afternoon Birkhofer stopped at All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Florida) for the $10,000-to-win Winter Nationals. Drawing 34 LOLMDS entries, Brian fell one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a 5th place finish. Transferring into the B-Main for one final shot at the show, Birkhofer came one spot short of transferring with a 4th place finish.

For more information on these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.


January 19, 2020 - 8th Place Finish in Wild West Shootout Finale at Arizona Speedway
After sitting out Wednesday night’s program, Brian Birkhofer returned to FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) on Friday evening for the final three rounds of the 14th annual Wild West Shootout. Grabbing the 4th and final transfer spot in his heat race, Birkhofer locked into the 15th-starting position for the A-Main. With $5,000 on the line, Brian got collected with another competitor on lap 25 that prevented him from finishing.

1The following night, Brian came in second fastest in his time trial group before placing 2nd in his heat behind Cade Dillard. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in sixth, Birkhofer held his spot for all 30-laps to register a 6th place finish. (Tom Macht photo)

For the final round of the Wild West Shootout on Sunday, Birkhofer edged his way into the $15,000-to-win finale with a 4th place finish in his heat. Rolling off 15th, Brian Birkhofer gained seven spots in the 50-lapper to place 8th.

He also earned the $1,000 Premier Waste Services Shock the Clock Challenge for the fastest time overall set on January 12th.

For more information on these events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 12, 2020 - Brian Birkhofer Lands Top 5 Finish in Second Round of Wild West Shootout
Saturday night saw Brian Birkhofer kick off his 2020 season at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) piloting the Rauen Racing No. 15B Late Model entry for the 14th annual Wild West Shootout. In a field of 46 cars, Birkhofer followed up the fastest lap in his time trial group with a heat race victory. Receiving the pole position for the A-Main via the redraw, Brian suffered a flat right-rear tire on lap 32 that dropped him back to a 17th place outing.

1On Sunday afternoon, Brian came in fastest in his group before capturing an 8-lap heat race victory. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in third, Birkhofer dropped two spots in the 40-lap affair to place 5th behind Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Weiss, Bobby Pierce, and Chase Junghans. (Mike Ruefer photo)

For more information on these events, please visit www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 5, 2020 - Rauen Attends Battle at the Border in Vado to Open 2020 Season
Jason Rauen kicked off the 2020 season on Friday night at Vado Speedway Park (Vado, New Mexico) with the inaugural Battle at the Border. Drawing 42 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries for the three-day event, Rauen recorded an 8th place finish in his heat race transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the $5,000-to-win opening night feature. Needing to place in the Top-3, Jason logged a 9th place outing.

1The following night, Jason fell one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a 5th place finish sending him into the B-Main. Grabbing the 3rd and final transfer spot, Rauen locked into the 22nd-starting position. With $5,000 on the line, Jason Rauen held his spot for all 30-laps to place 22nd. (James Adams Jr. photo)

For the final round of the Battle at the Border on Sunday, Rauen followed up the sixth fastest lap in his time trial group with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Brandon Sheppard. Starting the $15,000-to-win finale in sixth, Jason suffered extensive body damage on the third lap that forced him to retire early.

For more information on these events, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

November 29, 2019 - Rauen Lands Top 5 Finish in Ultimate Deep South Action at Boothill
Friday night found Jason Rauen and Rauen Racing in action at Boothill Speedway (Greenwood, Louisiana) for the Ultimate Deep South series sanctioned contest. In a field of 20 cars, Jason started the night off with a heat race victory which positioned him third on the starting grid for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Dropping two spots in the 35-lap affair, Rauen notched a 5th place finish behind B.J. Robinson, Morgan Bagley, Jon Mitchell, and Patrik Daniel.

For more information on this event, please visit www.ULTIMATESupers.com.

November 8, 2019 - Birkhofer Begins Can-Am World Finals at Dirt Track at Charlotte
1Rauen Racing and Brian Birkhofer invaded the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina) on Thursday evening kicking off the Can-Am World Finals. With 69 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries signed in for the rain-shortened qualifying session, Birkhofer followed up the 12th fastest time on his first lap with the eighth fastest lap. (Brent Smith photo)

Starting in fourth in his heat race on Friday night, Brian grabbed the 3rd and final transfer spot which positioned him 18th on the starting grid for the main event. With $12,000 on the line, Birkhofer was an early retiree from the 50-lapper on lap 31.

The following night, Birkhofer secured his spot into the $12,000-to-win finale with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Jonathan Davenport. Starting the feature in tenth, Brian brought out the first caution of the race on the fifth lap. Rejoining the field from the tail, Birkhofer retired early from the feature on 22nd lap.

For more information on the weekend, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.

November 6, 2019 - Rauen Racing Launches New Cyber Home
1Iowa-based, Rauen Racing is the latest addition to the MSR Mafia team, and a brand-new website has been launched for the team at www.RauenRacing.com.

The team fields Dirt Late Model entries for Jason Rauen and Brian Birkhofer. Rauen pilots the Arnie Ranta Motorsports No. 98 Black Diamond Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model, while Birkhofer drives the team's Rauen Precision Machining No. 15b Black Diamond Race Car/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model. (Todd Boyd photo)

In limited starts this year, Rauen picked a $4,000 feature win, which came on September 14 at Iowa's Knoxville Raceway with the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Racing Series.

The upcoming weekend - November 7-9 - will find Birkhofer closing out the year for Rauen Racing with a trip to the annual Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track a Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina). The World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model Series weekend includes a $12,000-to-win program on both Friday and Saturday night.

For more information on the weekend, please visit www.WoOLMS.com.