Tyler Wolff and the Lobo Racing team kicked off the 2018 campaign at the King of America VIII Modified Nationals at the Humboldt Speedway on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 15-17, with 84 cars and drivers signed in for battle over the three nights. In Thursday's USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup event, Tyler finished 4th in his heat race and 4th in his "B" Main, coming up one spot short of advancing to the "A" Main. On Friday, each driver competed in two heat races. In the first round, Tyler started 6th but was involved in a crash and wound up 11th. His luck was no better in round 2 as he started 7th and finished 11th, leaving him 81t in passing points. On Saturday, he roared from 20th to finish 8th in his last chance race which put him in the Non-Qualifiers Race. After redrawing the 23rd starting spot, Tyler worked his way up to a 13th-place finish.
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After qualifying third in Fridays preliminaries, Tyler started third on Saturday but mechanical woes left him with an 18th-place finish.
The LOBO Racing team visited the Thunderbird Speedway in Muskogee, Okla., Friday night for the season opener. After picking up a heat race win, Tyler went on to win the main event to complete a clean sweep.
After a win on Friday, Tyler made it two in a row for the LOBO Racing team with a victory on Saturday at the Salina Highbanks Speedway for their NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season opener. Tyler won his heat race, started on the pole of the main event and claimed the win in the 20-lap nightcap.
Tyler and the LOBO Racing team kept the ball rolling on Friday at the Lakeside Speedway. After winning his heat race, Tyler went on to win the USRA Modified main event. Click here to read the full story.
Saturday night at the Salina Highbanks Speedway, Tyler finished second in his heat race after starting third. That put him sixth on the grid for the main event where he took home a fourth-place finish.
Sunday took the LOBO Racing team to the Enid Speedway for a date with the USMTS. After a fourth-place finish in his heat race, Tyler took second in his "B" Main and started the "A" Main from the 15th starting spot. After 35 laps of racing, he took home a ninth-place finish.
After rain canceled Friday’s USMTS show at the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., Tyler Wolff and the Lobo Racing caravan headed to the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., where Tyler had picked up the USRA Modified feature win one week earlier. It was the second straight week for the No. 4w MB Custom to find victory lane at the half-mile oval, but this time it was Lucas Schott doing the driving as he picked up the win in the team’s backup car. Meanwhile, Tyler followed Luke, Darron Fuqua and Rodney Sanders to the finish line in a solid fourth.
The team headed to the Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Okla., on Saturday night for another round of USMTS action. From the inside of row two, Tyler sped to a win in his heat race which put him in the redraw for the 40-lap, $3,000-to-win main event. After redrawing the outside of the front row for the start, he chased polesitter Terry Phillips in the opening laps and stayed in the top five until lap 28 when mechanical problems sidelined the No. 4w machine and left us with a 21st-place finish.
On Sunday, the road took the Lobo Racing crew to the Creek County Speedway in Kellyville, Okla., for a big USMTS show put on by USMTS racer Joe Duvall and a lot of extra money and contingencies on the line. Tyler came from fifth and finished second behind “Big Daddy” in the opening heat race. After redrawing the third starting spot for the feature race, Tyler wheeled the No. 4w around the wild quarter-mile and came away with a sixth-place finish at the end of the 40-lapper.
Tyler and the Lobo Racing team competed in the 6th Annual Allen Frailey Memorial on Saturday, May 12, at the Salina Highbanks Speedway, picking up the win in the NASCAR Modified feature. Click here for full story and results.
Tyler was running second in the main event but cut a rear tire down and had to pull off the track. Congratulations to Jonathon Beyer on the win. We will see everyone next week at the Show-Me 100.
Tyler finished third in the opening night USRA Modified feature at the Show-Me 100, but failed to make the show on Friday. He bounced back Saturday for a strong eighth-place showing.
Tyler and the LOBO Racing crew ventured to the Thunderbird Speedway in Muskogee, Okla., on Friday and left with a second-place paycheck.
Tyler started deep in the field in 20th and ended up finishing 6th in Saturday's Freedom 50 at the Salina Highbanks Speedway.
Tyler started 4th and finished 3rd in his heat race. He started 10th and finished 14th in the main event.
After starting 5th in his heat race, misfortune relegated him to a last-place finish and the 15th starting spot in a "B" Main. Undaunted, he fought to a 3rd place finish to earn a spot in the "A" Main where he started 18th and matched his Friday performance with a 14th place finish.
Tyler won his heat from the third starting spot. In the main event, he started fifth and finished second.
Tyler won a tough heat race and then redrew the eighth starting position for the main event. After 32 laps, he wound up with a sixth-place finish against a strong field of cars.
After finishing second in his heat race, Tyler rolled off 12th for the USMTS main event. By the end of the race, he found himself solidly in the fourth spot.
Tyler started 5th in his heat and finished 2nd behind Chad Wheeler. He started 7th in the feature and worked his way up to 2nd until going too high into turn 4 and resulting in a caution. After restarting in the back, Tyler rallied to finish 5th.
Tyler and the Lobo Racing team took in action close to home this weekend with a two-day, $5,000-to-win show for the USRA Modifieds at the Tri-State Speedway. He had a great run, leading early on in Saturday's main event but eventually settled for a solid runner-up finish behind Jason Hughes.
Tyler qualified for each night main event in the USRA Modified Nationals. Thursday he finished 11th, Friday 10th, and Saturday 12th.