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July 25th, 2015 - Jeff Taylor Wins the Governors Cup
1On Friday night Jeff Taylor headed to Dacotah Speedway (Mandan, North Dakota) for the two-day Governors Cup. With 43 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in for heat race action on Friday, Taylor wheeled around Brian Brennan from his 2nd starting spot scoring a heat race victory. Starting in 4th for the main event on Saturday, Jeff worked his way through the field capturing his capturing his 7th victory of the season. Winning the Governor’s Cup for the second straight year, Jeff Taylor ousted Jason Grimes, Robert Hellebust, Aaron Turnbull, and Mike Hanson.

For more results from this event, please visit www.DacotahSpeedway.net.

July 15th, 2015 - Jeff Taylor Attends Southern Iowa Speedway
1Jeff Taylor traveled to Southern Iowa Speedway (Okaloosa, Iowa) on Wednesday night to compete in a round of action in the IMCA Modified division piloting Tom Silvers #24 car. In a total field of 24 entries, Jeff scored a heat race victory from his pole position starting spot. Starting in 6th for the feature event, Taylor fell back two spots recording an 8th place finish.

For more results from this event, please visit www.OskySpeedway.com.

July 10th, 2015 - Jeff Taylor Wins Night Two at Estevan Motor Speedway
1On Monday night Jeff made the trip to Estevan Motor Speedway (Estevan, Saskatchewan) competing in night two of the Dakota Classic Modified Tour. With 83 Open Wheel Modifieds on hand for the $2,100 to win event, Jeff Taylor battled back in the feature after losing seven spots in his heat.

Starting in 15th, Taylor charged through the field to hold off Aaron Turnbull's slide job on the last lap. Jeff scored his 6th victory of the season ousting Aaron Turnbull, Spencer Wilson, Aaron Marriott and Ricky Thorton Jr. (Bryon Fichter Fotography)

1The next night brought the Dakota Mod Tour to Williston Basin Speedway (Williston, North Dakota) to a packed house of 87 Open Wheel Modifieds. Jeff gained five positons from his 7th place starting spot in his heat earning his way into the $2,100 to win feature event. With a 12th place starting spot, Jeff Taylor improved six spots in the 30-lap feature retiring a 6th place finish.

1On Wednesday night Taylor visited Southwest Speedway (Dickinson, North Dakota) competing in another round in the Dakota Classic Modified Tour. Setting a new tour track record with 89 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in, Jeff powered his way from 10th to 2nd in his heat. With another $2,100 paycheck on the line, Jeff Taylor advanced 6th spots in the 30-lap feature recording a 3rd spot behind Jason Wolla and Ricky Thornton Jr. with Shawn Strand and Aaron Turnbull completing the top five.

1On night five of the Dakota Mod Tour, Dacotah Speedway (Mandan, North Dakota) saw a whopping all-time tour best 98 Open Wheel Modifieds. Earning his way into yet another feature event, Jeff Taylor placed 2nd in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Needing a 2nd spot or better, Taylor scored a B-Main victory setting him up for the feature. Starting in 14th, Jeff wheeled his way through the field scoring a 5th place finish in the 30-lapper behind Jason Grimes, Lucas Schott, Mike Hanse, and Jett Big Eagle.

To wrap up the final night of the Dakota Classic Modified Tour, Jeff Taylor traveled to Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, North Dakota) for the sixth race of the tour. Starting in 3rd for his heat, Taylor failed to get into the feature event with a 3rd place outing in his heat. After placing 2nd in his B-Main and earning a spot for the A-Main, the rain settled in an ended the program early. Jeff landed in third place in the Dakota Mod Tour standings in a very tight battle.

For more results from these events, please visit www.DakotaModTour.com.

July 5th, 2015 - Jeff Taylor Begins Dakota Classic Modified Tour
1Jeff Taylor traveled to Nodak Speedway (Minot, North Dakota) on Saturday to prepare himself for the first night of the Dakota Classic Modified Tour the following night. After qualifying and heats were ran, the rain settled in and never left. After the third rain delay it was decided to end the show and save the track for the show on Sunday.

1Entering a staggering field of 93 Open Wheel Modifieds, Taylor captured a 2nd place finish in his heat that only transferred the winner because of 12 different heat races. After starting on the high side for this B-Main, Jeff won the event transferring him into the A-Main. Starting in 16th, Jeff Taylor fell back four spots to record a 20th place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit www.DakotaModTour.com.

June 28th, 2015 - Jeff Taylor Wins at Southwest Speedway
1On Wednesday night Jeff Taylor resumed his 2015 campaign traveling to 141 Speedway (Maribel, Wisconsin) for $10,000 to win Clash at the Creek presented by the IMCA Modifieds. In a field of 25 Open Wheel Modifieds, Taylor retired a top five finish.  Following a heat win on Wednesday, Jeff charged from his 12th place starting spot to finish 4th behind race winner Mike Mullen, Shawn Kilgore and Russ Reinwald, with Johnny Whitman coming in 5th.

1The following night brought Jeff to Luxemburg Speedway (Luxemburg, Wisconsin) to compete in another Cheesehead Triple Crown Event. With a stacked field of 58 IMCA Modifieds, Taylor was leading his heat until suffering a mishap and falling back into a B-Main transfer spot. After placing 5th and failing to get a transfer position, Jeff Taylor was granted a provisional into the feature event. Starting in 24th, Jeff wheeled his way through the field to register a 10th place finish.

1Jeff returned to Southwest Speedway (Dickinson, North Dakota) on Saturday night to continue on the busy weekend. Starting in 6th in his heat, Taylor captured a victory transferring him into the A-Main. With a mid-pack starting spot in the feature event, Jeff Taylor went on to log his 5th Modified victory of the season with Tracey Domagala, Travis Olheiser, Spencer Wilson, and Jason Wolla completing the top five.

1To wrap up the busy weekend Jeff visited Nodak Speedway (Minot, North Dakota) on Sunday to compete in another IMCA Modified event. In a field of 20 entries, Taylor suffered some mechanical issues in the feature resulting in a late-pack finish. After gaining five spots in his heat race to transfer into the feature, Jeff Taylor broke a fuel/power steering pump with 3 to go sending him to the back with a 20th place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit www.141Speedway.com, www.LuxemburgSpeedway.com, www.SouthwestSpeedway.com, and www.RaceNodak.com.

May 29th, 2015 - Jeff Taylor Visits Victory Lane at Dacotah & Nodak
1On Friday night Jeff Taylor returned to Dacotah Speedway (Mandan, North Dakota) to pilot the Industrial Electric #5 Taylor Chassis Modified. With 52 Modified's signed up for the night's program, Jeff started the night off with a heat win from 6th place. Via a 9th place starting spot in the A-Main, Jeff Taylor went on to record his 2nd straight victory.

Two night's later Jeff Taylor continued his successful weekend at Nodak Speedway (Minot, North Dakota) with another crowded field of 29 Modified's. After advancing six positions in his heat, Jeff went on to climb ten positions in the feature to register his 3rd victory in a row.

For more results from these events, please visit www.DacotahSpeedway.net and www.RaceNodak.com.

May 25th, 2015 - Jeff Taylor Records Win at Nodak Speedway
1 Following last weekend shows being called due to the weather, Jeff Taylor jumped back in the driver’s seat for a regular night of racing at Dacotah Speedway (Mandan, North Dakota). Jeff was able to earn a 10th place starting position in the A-Main where he moved up two positions to capture an 8th place finish.

For more results from this event, please visit www.DacotahSpeedway.net

On Sunday Jeff took the Industrial Electric #5 Taylor Chassis to Nodak Speedway (Minot, Northa Dakota) for the Memorial Day Event. Via a 10th place starting spot in IMCA feature, Jeff went on to capture a victory to record his 2nd win of the 2015 season.


For more results from this event, please visit www.RaceNodak.com

May 8th, 2015 - Jeff Taylor Wins at Batesville
1Jeff Taylor made the last minute decision to enter a Weekly Racing Series Event at Batesville Motor Speedway (Locust Grove, Arkansas) on Friday evening. It proved to be a good choice as he scored his first win of 2015.

Competing in his first event since February, Jeff stormed to the IMCA Modified feature win in his Industrial Electric #5 Taylor Chassis. Richie Tosh, Mark Norris, Mark Ellis, and Brian Ritchie rounded out the top five finishers.

Full results from the event are available at www.BatesvilleMotorSpeedway.net .


February 7th, 2015 - Taylor Travels to Cocopah Speedway for Winter Nationals
Jeff Taylor opened his 2015 season over the weekend with the opening round of the 4th Annual IMCA Winter Nationals at Cocopah Speedway (Yuma, Arizona).

Sixty-five IMCA Open Wheel Modifieds registered for Friday night's, $1,000-to-win program. Jeff drew the outside-front-row for his heat race but slipped to a fourth place finish, sending him to a b-main. He later won his b-main after starting third, locking him into the thirteenth starting spot on the feature grid. Taylor had worked his way up to eighth before suffering a flat right front tire. The team quickly changed the tire and Taylor was able to rejoin the field however, further mechanical issues forced Jeff to retire to a 24th place finish.

Saturday night's program once again boosted a $1,000 top prize to competitors. A high pill draw number pinned Jeff in the back of a heat race and he was only able to manage a sixth place, sending him to a b-main. A seventh to fourth run in the b-main, earning him the 24th starting spot for the main event. Taylor advanced to a sixteenth place finish in the final rundown.

Full results from the event are available at www.CocopahSpeedway.com


January 14th, 2014 - Sound Off: Jeff Taylor - IMCA Modifieds

IMCA Modified star, 2012 IMCA Super Nationals Modified Champion and chassis builder Jeff Taylor of Cave City, AR joined Dirt Cast to talk about his off-season, being super busy, building cars, Bob Harris, his plans for Arizona racing, might not race until end of month, the Snowbird Classic, Arizona Speedway, the competition that comes down for the winter races, looking forward to defending the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour championship and his plans for 2015. Taylor drives the #5 Industrial Electric, Allgayer, Inc. Taylor.

Leave your comments at: http://www.dirtcast.com/LuAt/sound-off-jeff-taylor-imca-modifieds-snowbird-classic-preview-011415/


November 23rd, 2014 - Taylor Back in Victory Lane with Arizona Triumph
While the weekend may not have started on the best note, Jeff Taylor rebounded on Sunday afternoon with a trip to Victory Lane in the Inaugural Desert Thunder Nationals at Central Arizona Speedway (Casa Grande, Arizona).

Jeff piloted his #5 Industrial Electric/Taylor Chassis Open Wheel Modified in the $3,000-to-win event that opened on Saturday evening with a stout field of forty-one entries filling the pit area.

Taylor started third in his heat race before racing to the win, which positioned him starting seventh in the evening's preliminary feature. Jeff went on to register a third place finish behind race winner, Jesse Sobbing and Ricky Thornton Jr. however, he was disqualified following a post-race technical issue. Taylor was credited with a 25th place finish.

Sunday afternoon saw Taylor looking for redemption as he started his outing much like the day before, advancing from fourth to win his heat race to lock into the third starting spot for the finale. In the main event Jeff mounted a great charged to score his ninth victory of the season over Ricky Thornton jr., Cody Graham, Tyler Mecl and Hunter Marriott.

Complete results from the event are available at www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com


November 15th, 2014 - Jeff Taylor Competes in 2014 Duel in the Desert
Jeff Taylor made the long tow to The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, Nevada) over the weekend to compete in the 2014 edition of the Duel in the Desert, which posted a $7,777 top prize for competitors. Tyler Hagen Photo

A talent-laden field of over 200 IMCA Open Wheel Modifieds entered the program, which kicked off on Thursday evening. A third place finish in his heat race send Taylor to a b-main, where he raced to a win to lock into the 25 lap, preliminary feature. Jeff then raced from deep in the field to register a solid ninth place finish at the checkered flag.

Friday night's preliminary program saw Jeff race to a convincing heat race win to lock into the evening's 25 lap feature. Taylor went on to record a fourth place finish in the final rundown behind race winner, Terry Phillips, Jordan Grabouski and R.C. Whitwell.

Via his performance on Friday evening Taylor locked into the fourteenth starting spot for the 40 lap finale on Saturday night. In the feature Jeff battled around mid-pack for much of the event before advancing to a ninth place finish in the final rundown.

Full results from the weekend are available at www.IMCA.com


October 16th, 2014 - Taylor Talks with OneDirt.com

 

Jeff Taylor started off in Late Models but lately has made his name in the Dirt Modified ranks. And there’s no doubt he found success in that venue.

The driver known as “Animal” is the 2012 winner of the IMCA Super Nationals along with several other big money events. These days he’s also a successful car builder.

Ben Shelton recently had the chance to sit down with Taylor for a great conversation about racing, building cars and everything else. Taylor even let us in on how he settled on his iconic number five.

Leave your comments at: http://www.onedirt.com/news/one-on-one-with-modified-driver-jeff-taylor/


September 20th, 2014 - Top Five for Taylor in World Nationals at Marshalltown
Jeff Taylor was back behind the wheel of #5 Industrial Electric/Taylor Chassis Open Wheel Modified over the weekend at Marshalltown Speedway (Marshalltown, Iowa).

The two-day, $10,000-to-win program opened on Friday night with double heat races. Jeff advanced from fifth to fourth in the first heat race before claiming the win in his second heat race. As a result, he would start second in the first of Saturday's five last chance heat races.

On Saturday, Taylor raced to a second place finish in his heat to lock into the sixteenth starting spot on the grid for the 50 lap finale. During the course of the main event, Jeff past eleven other competitors en route to a fifth place finish behind race winner, Benji Lacrosse, Ryan Gustin, Jacob Murray, and Hunter Marriott.

Complete results from the weekend are available at www.MarshalltownSpeedway.com


September 8th, 2014 - Taylor Hosts Two-Day Modified Chassis School
2012 IMCA Super Nationals Champion Jeff Taylor will be hosting a 2 day dirt modified chassis school on November 28th and 29th in Mesquite TX. The school will be held in conjunction with Texas Motorsports Expo and Auction..

In a recent interview Jeff said he enjoys giving back to the racing community by doing these seminars.

“I just enjoy helping guys understand there race cars and what makes them work. For dirt racing to continue to be successful these types of classes is what we need out there. In the sport of modified racing things are so technical I try and bring a logical and easy to understand approach to racing. I am looking forward to being a part of Racelogic and what they are doing in racing.”

The cost for the 2 day class is $300.00. For sign up information please contact Brian Littleton at 479 461-7561 or send an email to dirtfan@cox.net

Interested persons can also find us on Facebook at Racelogic Chassis School


September 6th, 2014 - Taylor Competes in IMCA Super Nationals
Jeff Taylor traveled to Boone Speedway (Boone, Iowa) over the weekend for the Annual IMCA Super Nationals.

With well over 200 of the top IMCA Open Wheel Modified pilots in the country in action, the week-long festivities got off to a slow start on Wednesday night for Taylor. He won his preliminary heat race, but retired to a disappointing 30th place finish in the feature.

On Thursday night Jeff would improve his performance, registering a fifteenth place finish in the main event after finish second in his heat race.

Taylor would again struggle on Friday night, only managing a sixth place finish in his heat race, which sent him to a b-main. Jeff failed to reach a transfer position in the b-main, bringing his night to an early end.

His bad luck throughout the week forced Jeff to run a last chance heat race on Saturday evening. Unfortunately, he narrowly missed the transfer into the finale as his weekend came to an early end.

Full results from the week are available at www.RaceBoone.com