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November 28, 2020 - Pair of Top-5 finishes in Turkey Classic at Cocopah Speedway
For the next stop of his western swing, Jeff Taylor traveled to Cocopah Speedway (Somerton, Az.) on Friday afternoon for the two-day Turkey Classic. Drawing 39 IMCA Modifieds, Jeff rallied five spots in his heat to finish third after drawing the 97 pill out of 100. Posting a runner-up finish in his B-Main behind Russell Allen, Taylor locked into the 13th-starting position for the opening night feature. Breaking into the Top-5, Jeff charged through the field eight spots in the 25-lapper to place fifth behind Chaz Baca, Tanner Black, Lance Mari, and Kollin Hibdon. (Cheryl Sluka Images)

1For the $1,500-to-win finale on Saturday night, Taylor secured his spot into the main event with a second place finish in his heat behind Kelsy Hayes. Rolling off sixth, Jeff clawed forward two spots to register a fourth-place finish behind Tanner Black, Darrell Hughes II, and Chaz Baca with Kelsie Foley coming fifth.

Full results from these events are available at www.CocopahSpeedway.com.

November 22, 2020 - Runner-up finish in round two of Desert Thunder Nationals at Casa Grande
1Jeff Taylor continued on his western swing on Friday afternoon at Central Arizona Speedway (Casa Grande, Az.) for the seventh annual Desert Thunder Nationals. Jumping up one spot in his heat race to pick up the 8-lap victory, Jeff locked into the 11th-starting position for the opening night feature. Making the mistake of choosing the wrong gear before the start of the 25-lapper, Taylor faded back to a 22nd place outing.

On Saturday afternoon, Taylor started the night off with a heat race victory, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top-5, Jeff marched forward nine spots to place second behind Ricky Thornton Jr. with Tanner Black, Kelsie Foley, and Zachary Madrid rounding out the Top-5. (Vyn Polmanteer photo)

For the finale on Sunday, Jeff suffered a broken transmission in his heat while leading that transferred him into the B-Main. Passing five cars to place second behind Doug Meeks, Taylor earned the 23rd-starting position for the A-Main. Wheeling his way into the Top-10, Jeff Taylor passed 13 cars in the 20-lapper to register a 10th place finish.

Full results from these events are available at www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com.

November 14, 2020 - Duel in the Desert brings Tayor to Las Vegas
1Wednesday night saw Jeff Taylor return to action at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, Nev.) for the 23rd annual Duel in the Desert. With the massive Modified field being split in 24 heats, Taylor gained four spots in his heat race to finish second behind Tanner Black. Starting the preliminary feature in 19th, Jeff faded three spots to register a 22nd place outing.

For another round of preliminary features on Thursday, Jeff jumped up two spots in his heat race to place fifth. Transferring into a B-Main for another shot at an A-Main, Taylor logged a 22nd place finish.

On Friday evening, Taylor started the night off with a heat race victory but his win was voided after officials disqualified him for failing to enter the correct pit entrance.

Rolling off ninth in his Last Chance Qualifier on Saturday for one final shot at the $10,000-to-win Duel in the Desert, Jeff was collected in a tangle with another competitor while running in third with a lap remaining that brought a disappointing end to his weekend.  

Full results from these events are available at www.DuelVegas.com.

September 26, 2020 - Eighth place finish in Ron Ghormley Memorial at I-30
Saturday night found Jeff Taylor in action at I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Ark.) for the Ron Ghormley Memorial. In a stout field of 46 IMCA Modifieds, Taylor secured his spot into the main event with a heat race victory. With $5,000 on the line, Jeff slipped back to an eighth place finish. (Seth Lacewell Photography)

Full results from this event are available at www.I-30Speedway.com.

September 12, 2020 - Taylor attends Super Nationals at Boone Speedway
1On Wednesday afternoon Jeff Taylor invaded Boone Speedway (Boone, Iowa) to kick off the sixth annual Boone Super Nationals. Taking part in heat races on Wednesday, Jeff dropped three spots in his eight lap heat to finish sixth.

The following night for the Race of Champions qualifiers, Taylor gained three spots in his heat to place fifth. Transferring into the B-Main for another shot at the Race of Champions main event, Jeff logged a ninth place outing.

On Friday evening, Jeff started the night off with a heat race victory, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the preliminary feature. Falling outside the Top-10, Taylor faded back to a 19th place outing.

Rolling off 15th in his Last Chance Modified feature on Sunday afternoon, Taylor marched forward seven spots in the 12-lapper to register an eighth place finish.

Full results from these events are available at www.RaceBoone.com.

August 22, 2020 - Jeff Taylor bags two-win Topless 100 weekend
Jeff Taylor put on a dominating performance over the weekend in his Electric No. 5 Spur Bar/ Wehrs Machine/ Heat Transfer Solutions/ Shaw Race Cars IMCA Modified. (Jason Brickey photos)

The Arkansas racer claimed a pair of feature wins at Batesville Motor Speedway during the Modified portion of the 28th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 weekend.

“We had a great car every time that we hit the track. We won on Thursday and Friday and come up second on Saturday after a great race with Brandon [Smith],” Taylor said. “It’s been an up and down year for us, hopefully were getting some momentum going.”

1Thursday night saw Jeff Taylor return to action at Batesville Motor Speedway (Locust Grove, Ark.) to kick off the Topless 100 weekend. After topping the 31-car field in time trials, Taylor secured his spot into the opening night feature with an 8-lap heat race victory. Outrunning Ashton Wilkey, Jeff soared to his fourth win of the season over Wilkey, Tyler Stevens, Wayne Brooks, and Clay Norris.

The following night, Jeff came one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a fifth-place finish, sending him into the B-Main. Picking up a 12-lap consolation victory, Taylor locked his spot into the main event. Coming from the back of the pack, Taylor wheeled to his second win in as many nights over Ashton Wilkey, Wayne Brooks, Brint Hartwick, and Brandon Smith. The victory marked his fifth of the season.

For the finale on Saturday evening, Taylor scored a runner-up finish in the feature, trailing Brandon Smith across the line with Mike Bell, Wayne Brooks, and Travis Mosley completing the Top-5 finishers.

Full results from these events are available at www.BatesvilleMotorSpeedway.com.

August 1, 2020 - Taylor charges to third win of 2020 in Larry Phillips Memorial at West Plains
Jeff Taylor wheeled his Industrial Electric No. 5 Spur Bar/ Wehrs Machine/ Heat Transfer Solutions/ Shaw Race Cars IMCA Modified to his third win of the season on Saturday.

Taylor’s triumph came at the annual Larry Phillips Memorial at Legit Speedway Park in West Palins, Missouri.

“We didn’t have a very good showing on the Dakota Classic Modified Tour, but we were able to bounce back over the weekend with a win at West Plains,” Taylor noted. “I greatly appreciate all of our great sponsors and everyone who supports my racing program. We’ll try and put this No. 5 back in Victory Lane this weekend.”

In a field of 23 IMCA Modifieds, Taylor jumped up one spot in his heat race to place fourth, earning him the eighth spot on the feature grid. Jeff quickly made his way to the front of the field and for the first half of the race, a fierce battle ensued for the top spot.

After the war, it was Taylor who took command and held off Ashton Wilkey in the final circuits of the 20-lapper to capture his third win of the season. Wilkey finished second, with Robert Powers, Mark Norris, and Shawn Walsh rounding out the Top-5..

Full results from this event are available at www.LegitSpeedway.com.

July 15, 2020 - Motor issues hamper Taylor's Dakota Mod Tour showing
1 For the fourth stop of the Dakota Classic Modified Tour, Jeff Taylor visited Williston Basin Speedway (Williston, N.D.) on Monday afternoon piloting his Heat Transfer Solutions No. 5 IMCA Modified entry. After passing six cars in his heat race to place third, Jeff got in a tangle in the feature that sent him spinning. He salvaged an 18th place outing in the 30-lap affair.

On Tuesday afternoon at Southwest Speedway (Dickinson, N.D.), Taylor jumped up three spots in his heat to record a sixth place finish. Rolling off fifth in his B-Main, Jeff ran into more motor issues that sidelined him for the remainder of the night.

After replacing his third motor of the tour on Wednesday, Jeff headed to Dacotah Speedway (Mandan, N.D.) for the Dakota Classic Modified Tour finale. With his draw setting him on the tail of his heat race, Taylor salvaged an eighth place finish, transferring him into the B-Main. After getting caught behind a wreck while battling for a transfer spot, Jeff limped across the finish line in ninth.

Full results from these events and the latest standings are available at www.DakotaModTour.com.

July 12, 2020 - Podium finish in second round of Dakota Mod Tour
1Making the 14-hour trek north, Jeff Taylor invaded Red River Valley Speedway (West Fargo, N.D.) on Friday afternoon to kick off the 31st annual Dakota Classic Modified Tour powered by Bismarck Motor Company. Drawing 75 Modified entries for the first round of six, Taylor charged forward five spots in his heat to register a fourth place finish, transferring him into the B-Main. Picking up the 12-lap consolation victory, Jeff locked into the 17th-starting position for the opening night feature. Unable to get any momentum started on the one-lane 3/8-mile oval, Taylor logged a 23rd place outing.

The following night at Jamestown Speedway (Jamestown, N.D.), Jeff passed seven cars in his heat to place second behind Austin Arneson. Rolling off 9th for the A-Main, Taylor improved six spots in the 30-lapper to reel in a third place finish behind Jake O’Neil and Billy Kendall III with Jacob Bleess and Kelsie Foley rounding out the Top-5.

On Sunday afternoon at Nodak Speedway (Minot, N.D.), Jeff logged a fifth place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main. Passing four cars to pick up the 12-lap consolation victory, Taylor earned the 17th-starting position for the $2,400-to-win A-Main. Running into trouble on the opening lap, Jeff suffered a blown head gasket that forced him pitside for the remainder of the evening.  

Full results from these events and the latest standings are available at www.DakotaModTour.com.

July 4, 2020 - Sixth place finish in Firecracker Classic at West Plains
1Saturday night saw Jeff Taylor return to action at Legit Speedway Park (West Plains, Mo.) piloting his Industrial Electric No. 5 Modified for the Firecracker Classic. After jumping up one spot in his heat to sixth, Taylor charged through the field 10 spots in the 25-lap feature to register a sixth place finish.

Full results from this event are available at www.LegitSpeedway.com.

June 13, 2020 - Jeff Taylor finds victory lane in Wendell Wallace Motorsports machine
Jeff Taylor drove to his second victory in as many weeks on Friday night. (Jason Brickey photo)

Taylor wheeled the Wendell Wallace-owned No. 6m Shaw Race Cars IMCA Modified to the win at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Ark.

“Any win is special but to win here at Batesville Motor Speedway means that much more,” Taylor commented. “I love being able to race in front of our hometown fans. It feels great to win two weeks in a row. I hope we can carry this momentum into Wisconsin this weekend.”

In a field of 21 Modifieds, picking up a heat race victory over John Waugh, Taylor locked his spot into the main event. Parking the MTR Fencing Company entry in victory lane, Jeff topped Mark Norris, Clay Norris, Ashton Wilkey, and John Waugh at the line to secure the victory.

1The following night at Legit Speedway Park (West Plains, Mo.) aboard the Cameron Rank-owned No. 44T Modified, Jeff posted a fourth place finish in his heat, which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the A-Main. Passing six cars in the 20-lap affair, Taylor notched a runner-up finish behind Ashton Wilkey. Sawyer Crigler, Matt Barry, and Carl Murphy rounded out the Top-5

Full results from these events are available at www.BatesvilleMotorSpeedway.com and www.LegitSpeedway.com.

June 6, 2020 - Taylor Tallies First Win of the Season at West Plains
1On Saturday night, Jeff Taylor enjoyed Victory Lane for the first time this season. He piloted the Cameron Rank-owned No. 44 Shaw Race Cars Modified to the win at Legit Speedway Park in West Plains, Missouri.

“I had a blast driving for Cameron on Saturday night,” Taylor said. “This was a much-needed win. We’re finding some speed and it’s been fun meeting and helping the new guys in the Shaw camp. Thanks to everyone that supports our team.”

On Saturday, Taylor jumped up two spots in his heat race to pick up the win. Starting the feature in seventh, Jeff slowly worked his way to the front, overtaking leader Steve Picou on the final corner of the last lap to capture his first win of the season. Picou, Mark Norris, Tyler Vinson, and Sawyer Crigler trailed him to the checkers in the 20-lap affair.

Earlier in the weekend, Taylor visited Batesville Motor Speedway to drive the Carl Murphrey-owned No. X2M Modified. After taking command of the lead early in the feature, brake issues forced Jeff to retire early from the race.

Full results from these events are available at www.BatesvilleMotorSpeedway.com and www.LegitSpeedway.com.

May 29, 2020 - Jeff Taylor Loses Brakes at Batesville Motor Speedway
1Friday night saw Jeff Taylor return behind the wheel of the Carl Murphrey owned-No. X2M Modified for the track’s point’s opener. In a field of 19 cars, Taylor secured his spot into the main event with a heat race victory. After battling for top spot early in the feature, Jeff ran into issues with his left-rear brake caliper that sent him flying off the track and into the bean field. He walked away unharmed.

Full results from this event are available at www.BatesvilleMotorSpeedway.com.

May 23, 2020 - Memorial Day Weekend Cut Short at Legit Speedway Park
1With Mother Nature shifting the event back a day, Jeff Taylor traveled to Legit Speedway Park (West Plains, Mo.) on Saturday afternoon powering the Carl Murphrey owned-No. X2M Modified entry. After starting the night off with a heat race victory, Taylor was one of two cars that were disqualified from the feature.

Full results from this event are available at www.LegitSpeedway.com.

May 2, 2020 - Top 5 Finish in Southern Oklahoma Speedway TOMS Finale
1On Friday night Jeff Taylor made the trek to Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma) powering his Spur Bar No. 5 IMCA Modified versus a stout field of 56 cars. Following a seventh place finish in his heat, Taylor advanced through the field 13 spots in his B-Main to place second behind Tyler Stevens. Coming one spot shy of a Top-5 finish in the feature, Jeff passed 11 cars to register a sixth place finish.

1Returning on Saturday afternoon for the Touring Outlaw Modified Series (TOMS) sanctioned program, Jeff came in fourth in his heat before charging to a consolation victory. Starting the $2,000-to-win A-Main in 12th, Taylor passed seven cars in the 30-lapper to score a fifth place finish behind Tyler Stevens, Triston Dycus, Tanner Mullens, and R.C. Whitwell.

Full results from these events are available at www.SouthernOklahomaSpeedway.com.

April 30, 2020 - Taylor Bags a Pair of Podium Finishes in South Dakota Doubleheader
For the first time in over a month, Jeff Taylor returned to the seat of his Industrial Electric No. 5 Spur Bar/ Wehrs Machine/ Heat Transfer Solutions/ Shaw Race Car Modified.

Teams across the country are increasingly eager to race amid the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With several restrictions in place, including closing the general admission area entirely, a pair of dirt ovals in Jefferson, S.D. were able to open over the weekend. Taylor capitalized on the 10-hour trek north, scoring a pair of runner-up finishes.

“We were pretty good both nights. On Saturday night we drove to the win in the heat race, but then we drew an 11 for the feature on a hammer-down track. Even at that we were still able to get to second in the feature,” Taylor said. “On Sunday evening the track was really slick, and we haven’t been in those conditions much in the past year, so we had to guess a little on setup. It was still a solid night with another second-place finish.”

1Traveling to Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday afternoon, Jeff went into battle against a star-studded field of 32 entries Taylor laid down the fastest lap in hot-laps before edging Joel Rust by .023 seconds in his heat to pick up the 8-lap victory.

Drawing the 11th-starting position for the $1,000-to-win A-Main, Jeff shot into the Top-10 in the opening laps and began making his charge in pursuit of leader, Ricky Thornton Jr. After passing Chris Abelson for second on lap 13, Jeff Taylor was unable to overtake Thornton Jr. for the top spot during the final 10 circuits. Taylor was credited with a second-place finish in the final rundown with Robby Sawyer, Chris Abelson, and Jim Thies completing the Top-5 finishers.

1The following night, a short drive to The New Raceway Park saw Jeff competing for another $1,000 top prize. Finishing second in his heat race behind Chris Mills, Taylor locked into the fifth-starting position for the A-Main.

Taylor quickly made his way to the front of the pack and would battle for the top spot for much of the 20-lapper before landing a runner-up finish behind Ricky Thornton Jr. Grey Ferrando, Tom Berry Jr., and Aaron Johnson rounded out the Top-5.

Full results from these events are available at www.ParkJeff.com and www.SpeedSport.tv.

March 12, 2020 - Runner-up Finish in Southern Stampede Opener
1Thursday night saw Jeff Taylor return to action at Southern Oklahoma Speedway (Ardmore, Oklahoma) competing in a field of 30 Modifieds for the annual IMCA Southern Stampede. Gaining two spots in his heat, Taylor streaked to a heat race victory which positioned him fifth on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Passing three cars, Jeff notched a runner-up finish behind Justin Whitehead with R.C. Whitwell, Tyler Stevens, and Jared Hoefelman rounding out the Top-5.

Friday and Saturday night's program fell victim to Mother Nature.

Full results from this event are available at www.SouthernOklahomaSpeedway.com.

February 22, 2020 - Top 5 Finish at Kennedale Speedway Park
1 On Friday evening Jeff Taylor visited Monarch Motor Speedway (Wichita Falls, Texas) powering his Shaw Race Cars No. 5 IMCA Modified for the Modified portion of the Lone Star Stock Car Tour. Gaining two spots in his heat race, Taylor recorded a 5th place finish, transferring him into the B-Main. Coming in 3rd, Jeff locked into the 17th-starting position for the opening night feature. Breaking into the Top-10, Taylor passed ten cars in the 30-lapper to place 7th.

1The following night at Kennedale Speedway Park (Kennedale, Texas), Jeff jumped up two spots in his heat to pick up the 8-lap victory. Earning the 11th-starting position for the A-Main, Taylor passed seven cars to register a 4th place finish behind Philip Houston, Glen Hibbard, and Clay Money with Matt Martin coming in 5th.

Full results from these events are available at www.MMSDirt.com and www.KennedaleSpeedwayPark.com.

February 15, 2020 - Taylor Finishes Fourth in AZ Dirt Track Tour Standings
1Jeff Taylor followed the AZ Dirt Track Tour to Central Arizona Speedway (Casa Grande, Arizona) on Tuesday evening for the fourth round of the mini-series. After coming in 5th in his heat race, Taylor locked his spot into the main event with a B-Main win. Rolling off 17th, Jeff advanced through the field 14 spots to register a 3rd place finish behind Casey Arneson and Alex Stanford with Ricky Thornton Jr. and Chaz Baca rounding out the Top-5.

Returning to action on Friday evening at USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona), Jeff started the night off with a heat race victory which positioned him on the pole for the feature. Dropping one spot in the 25-lap affair, Taylor notched a runner-up finish behind Ricky Thornton Jr. with Alex Stanford, Chaz Baca, and Drew Armstrong trailing them to the checkers. (Vyn Polmanteer photo)

1For the final round of the AZ Dirt Track Tour on Saturday, Taylor secured his spot into the finale with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Ricky Thornton Jr. Passing four cars in the 25-lap feature, Jeff posted a 6th place finish.

Full results from these events are available at www.AZDirtTour.com.

February 9, 2020 - 4th Place Finish in Third Round of AZ Dirt Track Tour
1Friday night saw Jeff Taylor return to action at Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) kicking off the 4th annual AZ Dirt Track Tour. In a stout field of 52 cars, Taylor came in 6th in his heat before streaking to a 12-lap consolation victory. Wheeling his way into the Top-10 in the feature, Jeff passed eight cars to place 9th.

The following night, Jeff recorded a 6th place finish in his heat race, transferring him into the B-Main. Needing a 4th place finish or better in his B-Main to make the A-Main, Taylor logged an 8th place outing.

On Sunday afternoon Taylor followed the AZ Dirt Track Tour to Central Arizona Speedway (Casa Grande, Arizona) for the third round of the mini-series. Scoring a runner-up finish in his heat behind Mark Carrell, Jeff locked into the fourth-starting position for the A-Main. Holding his spot for all 25-laps, Jeff Taylor notched a 4th place finish behind Chaz Baca, Tim Ward, and Ricky Thornton Jr. with Casey Arneson coming in 5th. (Vyn Polmanteer photo)

Full results from these events are available at www.AZDirtTour.com.

January 18, 2020 - Top 10 Finish in Fifth Round of Winter Nationals
1Jeff Taylor returned to Cocopah Speedway (Somerton, Arizona) on Thursday evening for the final three rounds of the IMCA Winter Nationals presented by Yuma Insurance. Following a 5th place finish in his heat, Taylor secured his spot into the A-Main with a 2nd place finish in his B-Main behind Joey Price. Passing two cars in the 25-lap feature, Jeff logged a 17th place outing.

On Friday night, Taylor recorded a 4th place finish in his heat sending him into the B-Main. Recording a 4th place finish, Jeff locked into the 22nd-starting position for the feature. Improving 12 spots in the 25-lap affair, Taylor reeled in a 10th place finish.

For the final round of the IMCA Winter Nationals on Saturday, Jeff fell short of a transfer position in his heat with a 6th place finish. Grabbing the 5th and final transfer spot in his B-Main, Taylor earned the 24th-starting position for the $1,222-to-win finale. Gaining nine spots, Jeff Taylor notched a 15th place finish.

Full results from these events are available at www.CocopahSpeedway.com.

January 11, 2020 - Pair of Podium Finishes to Kick Off Winter Nationals
1Making the trek west, Jeff Taylor invaded Cocopah Speedway (Somerton, Arizona) on Thursday evening to kick off the IMCA Winter Nationals presented by Yuma Insurance. In a field of 49 cars, Taylor jumped up two spots in his heat to register a runner-up finish behind Chaz Baca. Earning the eighth-starting position for the A-Main, Jeff passed six cars in the 25-lapper to place 2nd behind Ricky Thornton Jr. with Jake O’Neil, Tom Berry Jr., and Kollin Hibdon rounding out the Top-5.

The following night, Jeff came in 5th in his heat race transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 5 into the A-Main, Taylor posted a runner-up finish behind Tim Ward which positioned him 18th on the starting grid for the main event. Breaking into the Top-10, Jeff Taylor advanced through the field 11 spots to reel in a 7th place finish. (Cheryl Sluka photo)

On Saturday evening, Taylor secured his spot into the A-Main with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Tim Ward. Rolling off fourth, Jeff jumped up two positions to place 2nd behind Jake O’Neil with Casey Arneson, Bobby Hogge IV, and Lance Mari completing the Top-5 finishers.

Full results from these events are available at www.CocopahSpeedway.com.

December 11, 2019 - Jeff Taylor Ends 2019 Season with Nine Wins, Kicking Off 2020 Season at Cocopah
The 2019 season saw Jeff Taylor attend a total of 54 events behind the wheel of his Shaw Race Cars/Industrial Electric No. 5 Modified. With Mother Nature determining the outcome of six of his scheduled dates, Taylor bagged nine wins, 28 Top-5 finishes, and 37 Top-10 outings. He will open his 2020 season on January 8th at Cocopah Speedway (Somerton, Arizona) for the Winter Nationals.

November 24, 2019 - Taylor Finds Victory Lane in Final Round of Desert Thunder Nationals
1Jeff Taylor held off R.C. Whitwell on the final circuit to win Sunday’s Desert Thunder Nationals finale at Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, Ariz. The victory came aboard Taylor’s Industrial Electric No. 5 Spur Bar/ Wehrs Machine/ Provence Construction/ Shaw Race Car Modified.

“We got a little more balance in the car today,” Taylor said afterward.  “We held on; the car was pretty good so we’re happy with that.”

“It’s different racing here in the day.  You can see the shadow off of two,” Taylor explained.  “I knew if he ever got beside me and I saw his shadow that I would be in trouble.  But I couldn’t run down there so there wasn’t anything I could do about it so if he passed me, then more power to him.”

Returning on his western swing, Jeff Taylor along with 40 other IMCA Modified drivers converged at Central Arizona Speedway for the 6th Annual Desert Thunder Nationals. Taylor started the night off with a heat race victory which positioned him second on the starting grid for the finale. (Vyn Polmanteer photo)

Jeff jumped into the lead at the outset of the feature and led throughout. A final caution with five laps remaining put a hard-charging Whitwell on Taylor’s rear bumper, but Taylor was up to the task and fought off Whitwell’s last gasp bid for the lead. 

Taylor’s ninth victory of the season came ahead of Whitwell, Alex Stanford, Chaz Baca, and Jason Noll.

Earlier in the weekend, Taylor fell just one spot short of a transfer position into Friday night’s main event. Jeff improved on his performance on Saturday, recording an eighth-place finish in the 25-lap A-Main after starting 14th.

Full results from these events are available at www.CentralArizonaSpeedway.com.

November 16, 2019 - Jeff Taylor Bags Top 10 Finish in Duel in the Desert Finale
1Thursday night found Jeff Taylor in action at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, Nevada) for the 22nd annual Duel in the Desert. Coming in 2nd in his heat behind Scott Brown, Taylor locked into the 11th-starting position for the preliminary feature. Wheeling his way into the Top-5 early, Jeff was running in 4th the majority of the race until crossing the line in 5th.

Returning on Friday for another round of preliminary features, Jeff started the night off with a heat race victory which positioned him on the pole for the A-Main. After leading from the drop of the green flag, Taylor got passed on the final lap to place 2nd behind Ethan Dotson with Jason Hughes, Jeremy Payne, and Shane DeVolder rounding out the Top-5.

Locked into the sixth-starting position for the $7,777-to-win A-Main on Saturday night, Taylor dropped three spots in the 40-lap affair to place 9th.

Full results from these events are available at www.IMCA.com.

November 9, 2019 - Taylor Begins West Swing with Wes Hurst Memorial
1On Friday night Jeff Taylor was one of 35 Open Wheel Modifieds signed in at Cocopah Speedway (Somertown, Arizona) for the Wes Hurst Memorial. Following a 3rd place finish in his heat, Taylor scored a 3rd place finish in his B-Main which positioned him 17th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Losing a right-front shock five laps into the feature, Jeff slipped back to a 21st place outing.

The following night, Jeff locked his spot into the $3,000-to-win finale with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Jake O’Neil. Hanging on to a Top-10 finish in the 30-lapper, Taylor dropped seven spots to place 10th.

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

October 5, 2019 - Top 10 Finish in Race for Hope 71 Finale at Batesville
1Jeff Taylor traveled to RPM Speedway in Hays, Kansas and had a excellent weekend. He won his heat Friday and finished 3rd in the A-Feature. Saturday was another great day with a top 5 finish of 4th place.

This week Jeff will travel to Nebraska for what he hopes will be another great weekend of slinging dirt at I-80 Speedway.

Full results from this event are available at www.RPMSpeedway.net.

September 28, 2019 - Top 10 Finish in Race for Hope 71 Finale at Batesville
1After Mother Nature postponed the first two days, Jeff Taylor was one of 95 IMCA Modifieds on hand at Batesville Motor Speedway (Batesville, Arkansas) on Thursday night for the third annual Race for Hope 71. Following a 3rd place finish in his heat, Taylor fell one spot short into the opening night feature with a 2nd place finish in his B-Main.

On Friday afternoon, Taylor secured his spot into the qualifying feature with an 8-lap heat race victory. Rolling off 3rd, Jeff jumped out to a massive lead until getting caught up in lapped-traffic. Hanging on to a podium finish, Jeff Taylor notched a 3rd place spot behind Jason Hughes and Terry Phillips with Tom Berry Jr. and Cody Laney rounding out the Top-5. His finish secured his spot into Saturday night’s $15,000-to-win finale.

Dropping one spot in the 71-lap feature, Jeff Taylor posted a 10th place finish.

Full results from these events are available at www.BatesvilleMotorSpeedway.com.