Rocket1 Racing and Hudson O’Neal Set for ’23 LOLMDS Title Run
2023 Campaign Begins in January at Volusia Speedway Park

SHINNSTON, W.Va. (11/28/22) – Rocket1 Racing and Hudson O’Neal are busily preparing for the 2023 season.

The team’s primary focus for the upcoming year is pursuing the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) championship with their Rocket1 Racing / Valvoline / Seubert Calf Ranches No. 1 Ace Metal Works / XR1 Rocket Chassis / Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model.

When not competing in LOLMDS events the team will also enter a bevy of high-profile national level events along with select World of Outlaws (WoO) Case Late Model Series races.

“Before we know it, it will be time to head to Florida to kick off the new season at Speedweeks. We’re very grateful to welcome back all our existing marketing partners as well as welcoming O’Neal’s Salvage & Recycling and WR1 Sim Chassis as new partners. We also will be announcing additional new sponsors in the coming weeks,” Rocket1 Racing co-owner Mark Richards said. “Our team is excited to embark on the new season with Hudson O’Neal behind the wheel. We’ll see everyone in a little over a month at Volusia (Speedway Park).”

The 2023 campaign for Rocket1 Racing and O’Neal opens on January 19-21 with the Sunshine Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.). The WoO tripleheader includes $8,000-to-win programs on Thursday and Friday followed by a $20,000-to-win win finale on Saturday.

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Rocket1 Racing recently completed their 2022 season. In 97 events the team scored 10 wins to go along with 43 Top-5 finishes and 73 Top-10 finishes.

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Rocket1 Racing would like to thank all of their marketing partners, which include Valvoline, Seubert Calf Ranches, Rocket Chassis, Ace Metal Works, Durham Racing Engines, Five Star RaceCar Bodies, Gunters Honey, Hoosier Racing Tire, Integra Racing Shocks, Keyser Manufacturing, Petroff Towing, Slavic Custom Racing Shirts & Decals, WR1 Sim Chassis, O’Neal’s Salvage & Recycling, Sweet Manufacturing, Sunoco Race Fuels, Accu-Force Shock Service, ATL Fuel Cells, Aurora Rod Ends, Barnes Dry Sump Oil Systems, Bazell Race Fuels, Beyea Custom Headers, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Brinn Transmissions, Cometic Gasket, COMP Cams, CP Carrillo, Dohm Cycles, Edelbrock, Fibreworks Composites, Hardrock Powder Coating, Howe Racing Enterprises, Jones Racing Products, Kenny’s Components, Maxima Racing Oils, MSD, E3 Spark Plugs, Tel Tac, Performance Bodies, Peterson Fluid Systems, Powers Performance, Performance Rod & Custom, Quarter Master, QuickCar Racing Products, Rocket Pre-Owned Motors, Safecraft, Show Trucks Unlimited, Simpson, Stealth Carburetors, Strange Oval, Suave Talk, Total Power Valvoline Pro-V Racing, Walker Performance Filtration, Weld Racing, Wiles Driveshafts, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance Products, Wrisco Aluminum, Xceldyne Valvetrain, and MyRacePass Marketing Services.

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