Category Archives: Gary Scelzi Motorsports

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.
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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

Dominic Scelzi Earns First Career Knoxville Win to Lock Into Knoxville Nationals for First Time

Dominic Scelzi Earns First Career Knoxville Win to Lock Into Knoxville Nationals for First Time

Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (Aug. 13, 2018) – The 58 th annual 5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores couldn’t have been much more emotional for Dominic Scelzi, whose roller coaster ride shifted from heartbreak to triumph during sprint car racing’s marquee event last weekend at Knoxville Raceway.

The spectacle began on Wednesday at the half-mile oval, where Scelzi qualified 23rd quickest after going out late among the more than 40 competitors. He then won a heat race from the fourth starting position to move into 11th in points, which lined him up on the inside of the sixth row for the A Main. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Earns First Career Knoxville Win to Lock Into Knoxville Nationals for First Time

Dominic Scelzi Charges to Top 10 During 360 Knoxville Nationals

Dominic Scelzi Charges to Top 10 During 360 Knoxville Nationals

Inside Line Promotions – OSKALOOSA, Iowa (Aug. 7, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi recorded a pair of top-10 finishes last weekend during the 28th annual 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank.

Scelzi kicked off the marquee event at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Thursday by qualifying 12th quickest out of 43 drivers after a mechanical problem early in the night prevented him from competing in hot laps. He then placed fifth in a heat race before rallying from sixth to second place in the B Main to transfer into the back of the main event. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Charges to Top 10 During 360 Knoxville Nationals

Giovanni Scelzi Posts Top 10 During 360 Knoxville Nationals Debut

Giovanni Scelzi Posts Top 10 During 360 Knoxville Nationals Debut

Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (Aug. 6, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi enjoyed a successful weekend at Knoxville Raceway, which hosted the 28 th annual 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank and the 7th annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank.

Scelzi guided the Bernie Stuebgen owned No. 71 sprint car to a top five during 360 Knoxville Nationals preliminary action and a seventh-place run out of more than 90 competitors during the finale before capping the weekend with an 11th-place finish out of 67 drivers during the Capitani Classic. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Posts Top 10 During 360 Knoxville Nationals Debut

Giovanni Scelzi Scores First Career Podium Finish at Knoxville Raceway

Giovanni Scelzi Scores First Career Podium Finish at Knoxville Raceway

Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 31, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi earned his career-best result at Knoxville Raceway last Saturday when he posted a podium finish.

Scelzi did double duty in the Bernie Stuebgen ride by competing in both the 410ci and 360ci winged sprint car divisions for the first time in his career.

Scelzi qualified fifth quickest in his Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions group before placing fifth in a heat race. That relegated him to the B Main, which he won to transfer into the back of the main event. That was a feat in itself as more than 50 drivers vied for one of the 24 feature positions. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Scores First Career Podium Finish at Knoxville Raceway

Dominic Scelzi Riding Wave of Momentum Into Knoxville Nationals

Dominic Scelzi Riding Wave of Momentum Into Knoxville Nationals

Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 30, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi is exactly where he wants to be entering two of the biggest weeks of the season.

Scelzi has momentum on his side as his family owned, Roth Motorsports supported team has powered to a pair of feature victories and posted two top 10s with the Arctic Cat Circuit of Champions in a nine-day stretch.

“My confidence is through the roof right now,” he said. “We’re coming off two wins in the last 10 days and two great runs with the All Stars.” Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Riding Wave of Momentum Into Knoxville Nationals

Giovanni Scelzi Tackling All Star Races at Knoxville Raceway and 34 Raceway

Giovanni Scelzi Tackling All Star Races at Knoxville Raceway and 34 Raceway

Inside Line Promotions – FRESNO, Calif. (July 24, 2018) – Giovanni Scelzi will return to Iowa this weekend for a pair of Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions races.

Scelzi and car owner Bernie Stuebgen are scheduled to compete on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville and on Sunday at 34 Raceway in West Burlington.

“I’d like to be inside the top 10 on Saturday and hopefully contend for the win on Sunday,” Scelzi said. Continue reading Giovanni Scelzi Tackling All Star Races at Knoxville Raceway and 34 Raceway

Dominic Scelzi Victorious at Jackson and Charges Forward at Knoxville

Dominic Scelzi Victorious at Jackson and Charges Forward at Knoxville

Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 23, 2018) – Dominic Scelzi highlighted last weekend by earning his third feature victory of the season and his first career at Jackson Motorplex on Friday.

The busy weekend began on Thursday at Bloomfield Speedway in Bloomfield, Iowa, where Scelzi piloted a sprint car for Scott Bonar during the Sprint Invaders show. Unfortunately, mechanical problems during the heat race ended the night early for the team. Continue reading Dominic Scelzi Victorious at Jackson and Charges Forward at Knoxville