April 11th, 2015 - With the Lucas Oil Late Dirt Series (LOLMDS) event at Jackson Motor Speedway (Byram, Mississippi) once again falling victim to Mother Nature, Timothy entered a pair of P&W Sales Southern United Professional Racing (SUPR) events.
Action kicked off on Friday night with a $2,000 to win race a Timberline Speedway (Corley, Texas), which saw twenty-four competitors register for battle. Culp started second in his heat race and finished third, locking him into the tenth starting position for the feature. In the main event, Culp advanced to a solid top five finish behind race winner, Jon Mitchell, B.J. Robinson, Ray Moore, and Rob Litton.
Culp picked up his first victory of the season on Saturday night at I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas), ending Jon Mitchell's four-race P&W Sales SUPR win streak. Twenty-three entries were on hand for the event, and a dominating heat race victory locked Timothy into the second starting spot on the feature grid.
When the race went green, Mitchell assumed the point and set the pace for the first half of the race. Culp soon rocketed by on the highside to take the lead, only see disaster strike shortly after. Contact with a slower car left Timothy with damage to the front nosepiece of his #C8 Benning's Heat & Air/Carrier/Pierce Race Cars entry. Per series rules, Culp was permitted to make repairs to his machine under a red flag and was able to retain his spot at the front of the field. From there, Culp led the remaining distance en route to his first SUPR victory since 2011. Mitchell settled for second, followed by Allen Tippen, B.J. Robinson, and Ronny Adams rounding out the top five finishers.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.SUPRRacing.com
March 28th, 2015 - Timothy Culp made the trip to Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, Kansas) over the weekend for the King of America V Modified Nationals, which was sanctioned by the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS).
Eighty-two Open Wheel Modifieds converged on the 3/8-mile oval to battle for the $10,000 top prize. The format feature double heat races on Thursday and Friday night with cumulative points counting toward Saturday night's 100-lap finale.
Culp enjoyed a strong start to the weekend on Thursday, charging from his eleventh starting spot to finish fourth in the first heat race. In the second round of heat race action, Timothy registered a third place finish after starting fourth.
Action continued on Friday evening, and Round #3 of heat races saw Culp start and finish sixth. In the final round, he started seventh and settled to an eighth place finish. Culp's preliminary efforts positioned him 27th in the final point standings, sending him to the C-Main where he started third.
Timothy raced to a sixth place finish in the C-Main, which earned him the eighteenth starting spot for the B-Main. Culp advanced to a sixteenth place finish in the B-main, but only the top fourteen finishers transferred to the main event, ending his night early.
Full results from the weekend can be found at www.USMTS.com
March 21st, 2015 - After rain nixed the scheduled World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series events over the weekend, Timothy Culp made the trip to Springfield Raceway (Springfield, Missouri) for a MARS DIRTcar Series program.
Thirty entries converged on the 1/4-mile for the $2,000-to-win race, and with passing points determining the feature line-up Timothy fell just short of locking into finale via heat race action, sending him to a b-main. He went on to finish second in his b-main to earn a starting spot in the main event. With rough track conditions, Culp retired early from the feature to a 21st place finish in the final rundown.
Full results from the event are available at www.MARSRacingSeries.com
Culp also entered the United States Racing Association (USRA) sanctioned, Open Wheel Modified portion of the event. A modest thirteen entrants registered for battle, and after starting third in his heat race Timothy charged to a convincing win. Culp jumped to the race lead at the drop of the green flag from the pole position. He had built a commanding lead over his nearest competition when mechanical issues ended his night early. Culp was credited with a tenth place finish.
Complete results can be found at www.SpringfieldRaceway.com
February 21st, 2015 - In a last-minute decision, C-eight Motorsports traveled to Royal Purple Raceway (Baytown, Texas) on Friday night for a $3,000-to-win Open Wheel Modified event, sanctioned by the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS).
Fifty-five entries converged on the oval, and after starting third in his heat race Timothy charged to the win, earning him a spot in the redraw. Culp was the recipient of fifth starting position in the 40-lap feature. Unfortunately, mechanical issues during the main event resulted in a disappointing eighteenth place finish.
Saturday night's $4,000-to-win, USMTS finale at Royal Purple Raceway fell victim to Mother Nature.
Complete results from the events can be found at www.USMTS.com
February 7th, 2015 - Timothy Culp was set to kick off his 2015 campaign on Saturday night at Boothill Speedway (Greenwood, Louisiana) unfortunately, his night would to an end before it ever really got started.
Thirty-one Open Wheel Modifieds registered 9th Annual Dustin Duncan Memorial, which boosted a $3,300 top prize for competitors. Timothy drew the ninth starting spot for his heat race and had worked his way forward to second when a terminal failure force him to scratch from the balance of the program.
Complete results from the event are available at www.BoothillSpeedway.org
January 5th, 2015 - Prattsville, Arkansas ace, Timothy Culp has entered the annual Champion Spark Plugs 'Search for a Champion' Sponsorship Contest. The fan voted contest offers up over $125,000 in racing sponsorships with the grand prize winner receiving $50,000! Round #1 voting begins January 6th, and ends February 3rd. Click Here to view Timothy's entry and cast your vote today. One vote, per person, per day. Further information concerning Champion Spark Plugs is available at www.ChampionSparkPlugs.com
Diamond Park Speedway (Nashville, Arkansas) was the destination, as a field of twenty-five entries converged on the 3/8 mile oval for the Thanksgiving Shootout. In preliminary action, Culp mounted a great charge from seventh to finish second in his sheat race, which positioned him starting fifth in the evening's main event. When the race went green, Timothy quickly worked his way up to second and set his sights on race leader, Chris Henigan. Culp trailed Henigan for much of the event until contact with a slower car on the final forced Henigan to check up. This gave Culp the advantage he needed to slip by Henigan and lead the final circuit to the checkered flag. Henigan held on for second followed by Brain Craighead in third.
Full results from the event can be found at www.DiamondParkSpeedway.com
November 20th, 2014 - During a season that included some of his biggest victories, including a career-richest $10,000 payday in Greenville, Miss., driver Timothy Culp of West Monroe, La., elevated his game. He's featured in a new DirtonDirt.com Exclusive! Check it out by visiting http://www.dirtondirt.com/story_8305.html
November 8th, 2014 - Timothy Culp returned to the Open Wheel Modified ranks over the weekend as he competed in the 8th Annual Winter Nationals at Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana).
A stout field of sixty-six entries filled the pit area for Thursday night's $2,000-to-win opener, which was sanctioned by the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). Culp drew the fifth starting spot for his heat race unfortunately, mechanical issues resulted in an eleventh place finish. Timothy's heat race misfortune relegated him to a b-main where he would start from the eighteenth position. Despite starting near the back of the pack, Culp mounted an impressive charge through the field to a sixth place finish. However, only the top four finishers transferred to the 30 lap feature, bringing his night to an early end.
Friday evening's program saw the winner's check increase to $3,000, as seventy-two Open Wheel Modifieds registered for battle. Timothy advanced from fifth to finish fourth in his heat race, which left him short of locking into the feature. As a result he would have to run a b-main where he started fourth. Unfortunately, a flat right-rear tire during the b-main would once again bring Culp's night to a disappointing early end.
The $4,000-to-win finale for the 8th Annual Winter Nationals was contested on Saturday night, and Culp would enjoy a much better outing as he claimed a heat race win to earn a spot in the redraw for the 50 lap feature. Timothy received the seventh starting spot on the feature grid, and battled amongst the top ten throughout the event before crossing the finish line in ninth.
Complete results from the events can be found at www.USMTS.com