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Giovanni Scelzi Earns Prestigious Wins and Awards on Biggest Level in 2018

Giovanni Scelzi Earns Prestigious Wins and Awards on Biggest Level in 2018

Inside Line Promotions – FRESNO, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2018) – If 2017 was a breakout season for Giovanni Scelzi this year was a welcome to the national scene season.

Scelzi won a trio of races, most notably a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series show during the National Open weekend at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., when 50 drivers battled it out in a World of Outlaws versus Pennsylvania Posse versus invaders showdown. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Earns Prestigious Wins and Awards on Biggest Level in 2018

Dominic Scelzi Produces Career-Best Season With Six Victories and Knoxville Nationals A Main Start

Dominic Scelzi Produces Career-Best Season With Six Victories and Knoxville Nationals A Main Start

Inside Line Promotions – FRESNO, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi enjoyed a career-best season in 2018.

“I look at it as building on how we did in 2017,” he said. “I felt like after the California swing last year we’ve been getting better and faster and more consistent and more competitive at bigger races. I feel like 2017 and 2018 ran together so much. The races we should have won in 2017 were races we won in 2018. We’re finishing them off a little better. Our qualifying has improved as well, which is huge. The last two years we’ve been building and building and I’m happy to see the direction we’re going.” Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Produces Career-Best Season With Six Victories and Knoxville Nationals A Main Start

Giovanni Scelzi Maneuvers to Top-Five Finish During World of Outlaws World Finals

Giovanni Scelzi Maneuvers to Top-Five Finish During World of Outlaws World Finals

Inside Line Promotions – CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi closed the regular season with a strong run last Saturday during the World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

Scelzi rallied for his 20th top five of the season and his fourth during World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series action at an event that featured more than 50 competitors. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Maneuvers to Top-Five Finish During World of Outlaws World Finals

Dominic Scelzi Qualifies for Both World Finals Main Events

Dominic Scelzi Qualifies for Both World Finals Main Events

Inside Line Promotions – CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi made both main events last weekend during his first visit to the World of Outlaws World Finals since his debut in 2015.

Scelzi, who was driving for Bernie Stuebgen, was one of more than 50 drivers to invade The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the marquee World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event. The action began on Thursday when Scelzi qualified 12th quickest in his group for Friday’s event and ninth quickest for Saturday’s show.

Friday began with a seventh-place run in a heat race. Scelzi followed that by moving forward from sixth to fourth place in the Last Chance Showdown to garner a transfer into the back of the main event, which was held on Saturday afternoon because of curfew on Friday night. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Qualifies for Both World Finals Main Events

Giovanni Scelzi Making World of Outlaws World Finals Debut This Weekend

Giovanni Scelzi Making World of Outlaws World Finals Debut This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions – PORT ROYAL, Pa. (Oct. 31, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi will make his World of Outlaws World Finals debut this weekend in North Carolina.

Scelzi, who will drive Bernie Stuebgen’s No. 71 sprint car, is slated to compete Thursday through Saturday during the marquee World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord.
Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Making World of Outlaws World Finals Debut This Weekend

Dominic Scelzi Opens Trophy Cup With Podium Before Ending 11th in Points

Dominic Scelzi Opens Trophy Cup With Podium Before Ending 11 th in Points

Inside Line Promotions – TULARE, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi had a strong showing last weekend during the 25th annual Trophy Cup at Thunderbowl Raceway.

Scelzi recorded a podium finish during the opening round and he entered Saturday’s A Main ranked second in event points. While a 13th -place feature result isn’t what he aimed for, Scelzi finished 11 th in event points out of 88 competitors. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Opens Trophy Cup With Podium Before Ending 11th in Points

Giovanni Scelzi Finishes Second in Trophy Cup Standings After Stellar Weekend

Giovanni Scelzi Finishes Second in Trophy Cup Standings After Stellar Weekend

Inside Line Promotions – TULARE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi recorded a second-place finish among a stout field of 88 drivers last weekend during the 25th annual Trophy Cup at Thunderbowl Raceway.

Scelzi piloted a second entry for his family owned team during the mega event, which began on Thursday. He qualified fourth quickest in his group and advanced from sixth to fourth place in a heat race to rank eighth in points. With a 12-car inversion for the main event Scelzi lined up on the inside of the third row. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Finishes Second in Trophy Cup Standings After Stellar Weekend

Giovanni Scelzi Posts Top 10 at Terre Haute and Sets Quick Time at Eldora

Giovanni Scelzi Posts Top 10 at Terre Haute and Sets Quick Time at Eldora

Inside Line Promotions – ROSSBURG, Ohio (Oct. 17, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi earned his sixth top 10 of the season with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series last Saturday when he made his debut at Terre Haute Action Track.

Scelzi and car owner Bernie Stuebgen kicked off the weekend at the half-mile oval in Terre Haute, Ind., by qualifying third quickest out of 32 drivers on Saturday. Scelzi then won a heat race to advance into the dash.
Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Posts Top 10 at Terre Haute and Sets Quick Time at Eldora

Dominic Scelzi Charges to Two Top Fives During Cotton Classic

Dominic Scelzi Charges to Two Top Fives During Cotton Classic

Inside Line Promotions – HANFORD, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi produced a pair of top-five finishes last Saturday during the 33 rd annual Cotton Classic.

Scelzi and his family owned team competed in both the 410ci and 360ci winged sprint car divisions at Keller Auto Speedway during the marquee event that welcomed more than 50 combined cars between the two classes.

“It was great to overcome adversity,” he said. “Even though qualifying in the 410 and our heat races in both classes didn’t go as well as we wanted we had strong runs in each main event to earn top-five finishes.” Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Charges to Two Top Fives During Cotton Classic

Dominic Scelzi Victorious at Ocean Speedway in Only Third Race Since Injury

Dominic Scelzi Victorious at Ocean Speedway in Only Third Race Since Injury

Inside Line Promotions – BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi charged into Victory Lane only three races into his return from a fracture in his leg.

Scelzi kicked off the special night last Friday at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, Calif., by qualifying second quickest out of 21 competitors. He then advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race to lock into the dash. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Victorious at Ocean Speedway in Only Third Race Since Injury

Dominic Scelzi Scores Two Podiums During Strong Return From Injury

Dominic Scelzi Scores Two Podiums During Strong Return From Injury

Inside Line Promotions – CHICO, Calif. (Oct. 2, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi’s return to racing yielded a pair of podium finishes last weekend at Silver Dollar Speedway, which showcased more than 50 drivers during the Fall Nationals.

Scelzi, who had been sidelined for approximately a month because of a fracture in his leg, produced a third-place run on Friday before charging from 21st to second on Saturday at the quarter-mile oval. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Scores Two Podiums During Strong Return From Injury

Giovanni Scelzi Becomes Youngest World of Outlaws and Williams Grove Winner During National Open Opener

Giovanni Scelzi Becomes Youngest World of Outlaws and Williams Grove Winner During National Open Opener

Inside Line Promotions – MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 2, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi has accomplished a lot of amazing feats during his young career, but his performance last weekend rises to the top.

Scelzi, who is a couple of months shy of his 17th birthday, became the youngest winner in World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and Williams Grove Speedway history on Friday when he won the opening night of the Champion Racing Oil National Open. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Becomes Youngest World of Outlaws and Williams Grove Winner During National Open Opener

Giovanni Scelzi Rallies for Podiums at Eldora Speedway and LaSalle Speedway

Giovanni Scelzi Rallies for Podiums at Eldora Speedway and LaSalle Speedway

Inside Line Promotions – LASALLE, Ill. (Sept. 25, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi scored a pair of podium finishes last weekend during a busy tripleheader.

The action began on Friday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the BeFour the Crowns Showdown with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Scelzi guided the Bernie Stuebgen owned sprint car to quick time in their group and third quickest overall out of more than 40 drivers. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Rallies for Podiums at Eldora Speedway and LaSalle Speedway

Giovanni Scelzi Ties Career-Best World of Outlaws Result

Giovanni Scelzi Ties Career-Best World of Outlaws Result

Inside Line Promotions – CALISTOGA, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi enjoyed another successful outing during a rare doubleheader in his family owned sprint car last weekend.

Scelzi piloted the No. 41s on Friday and Saturday at Calistoga Speedway, which welcomed the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series for the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Ties Career-Best World of Outlaws Result

Giovanni Scelzi Racing Family Car During World of Outlaws Event at Calistoga

Giovanni Scelzi Racing Family Car During World of Outlaws Event at Calistoga

Inside Line Promotions – PORT ROYAL, Pa. (Sept. 12, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi will return to his family team this weekend for a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series doubleheader.

Scelzi is scheduled to drive the No. 41s on Friday and Saturday at Calistoga Speedway in Calistoga, Calif., during the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown. He earned a fifth-place finish at the half-mile oval during his debut there last year. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Racing Family Car During World of Outlaws Event at Calistoga

Dominic Scelzi Hopeful to Return to Racing by Early October Following Fractured Femur

Dominic Scelzi Hopeful to Return to Racing by Early October Following Fractured Femur

Inside Line Promotions – FRESNO, Calif. (Sept. 11, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi will be sidelined for approximately another month as he recovers from a broken bone in his right leg.
Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Hopeful to Return to Racing by Early October Following Fractured Femur

Dominic Scelzi Ties Career-Best World of Outlaws Finish With Podium in South Dakota

Dominic Scelzi Ties Career-Best World of Outlaws Finish With Podium in South Dakota

Inside Line Promotions – BILLINGS, Mont. (Aug. 27, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi tied his career-best World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series result with a third-place run last Friday at Black Hills Speedway during the Rushmore Outlaw Showdown.

Scelzi and his family owned, Roth Motorsports supported team opened the night by qualifying 10th quickest at the oval in Rapid City, S.D. He then advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race to lock into the seventh starting position for the main event. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Ties Career-Best World of Outlaws Finish With Podium in South Dakota

Dominic Scelzi Runs in Top 10 During Both World of Outlaws Shows Last Weekend

Dominic Scelzi Runs in Top 10 During Both World of Outlaws Shows Last Weekend

Inside Line Promotions – WEST FARGO, N.D. (Aug. 21, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi was on pace for a top-10 result during both World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series races last weekend.

Scelzi kicked off the doubleheader on Friday at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D., during the 2nd Leg of the Northern Tour. He qualified 15th quickest and overcame an incident in a heat race to post a fifth-place finish, which locked him into the 15th starting position for the A Main. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Runs in Top 10 During Both World of Outlaws Shows Last Weekend

Giovanni Scelzi Surpasses Jeff Gordon’s Record for Youngest Driver to Make Knoxville Nationals A Main

Giovanni Scelzi Surpasses Jeff Gordon’s Record for Youngest Driver to Make Knoxville Nationals A Main

Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (Aug. 14, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi continues to capture attention as he became the youngest driver to earn a starting spot into the famed Knoxville Nationals last weekend.

The 16-year-old bested the previous mark by Jeff Gordon, who had recently turned 18-years-old when he set the record in 1989.

“It’s the hardest race of the year to make and the biggest race,” Scelzi said. “It blew away expectations for me. You try to go into every race with the same mindset, but at the Knoxville Nationals you can’t treat it the same because the best drivers in the world are there. There’s not a tougher race in the world. To lock in and be one of the top 16, it was cool to be a part of. I wanted to run last year at Knoxville and the age thing didn’t let me. To beat Jeff Gordon’s record, which stood for 29 years, was really cool.” Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Surpasses Jeff Gordon’s Record for Youngest Driver to Make Knoxville Nationals A Main