Racing is a Family Affair at Campbell Racing

July 23, 2012 – Gilbert, AZ –  The last few months have been packed full of, Short course, Ultra4 and some old school Top Truck Challenge racing.  As soon as school ended Wayland was working at the shop full time helping Shannon and Nick prep for whatever race was next.  Also, in between races Shannon started on the new IFS KOH car in hopes of having it done before the 4Wheel Parts Glen Helen Gran Prix. Unable to complete it in time Shannon would have to use the car Wayland had worked so hard to prep for himself- to keep his season points. To be driver of record in the KOH series he would only have to start or finish the race.  We didn’t want to take all the fun from Wayland, he ran the whole race up to the last ½ mile until Shannon jumped into the driver’s seat.

4Wheel Parts Ultra4 Gran Prix

Glen Helen Raceway July 20-21, 2012

     Monster Energy drivers, Wayland Campbell (16yrs) and Shannon Campbell (dad) qualified 14th  (6:30.19) out of 43 cars putting him in a good starting position. Knowing it was a 2.5 hour endurance race Wayland would have to run a consistent but fast pace with only one stop for fuel.  The course was 3 miles long with 43 competitors taking the green flag . Dust wasn’t the only challenge, bang’n doors , bumpers and elbows with some of Ultra4’s finest veterans as the blinding sun set.  Flying to a 5th place finish in the Monster machine! We asked Wayland what the hardest part of the race was and he said, “running the last ½ mile to the finish line after my dad kicked me out of the driver’s seat”.


Wayland said, “It was a great experience to have my dad ride with me.  We’ve only had single seat cars so I have never  had  someone sit next to me to say drive it in harder, don’t lift here, when there’s a hole fill it, make them work for it  and nice guys finish last. Glen Helen is a very aggressive race and I learned a lot.”


Thank you to our sponsors for their continuous support and superior product:

Monster Energy, Goodyear Tires, Currie Enterprises, ARB, TurnKey Engine, Howe Performance, Fox Shox, Hughes Performance, Ron Davis Racing Products, Advance Adapters, ProAm Racing, Walker Evans Race Wheels, Mastercraft Safety, Warn Winch, Dynomax Performance Exhaust, Powertank, KC Hilites, Motive Gear, Arizona Driveshaft, Southwest Ground Control, SDHQ, Tireballs, Rugged Radios, Campbell Enterprises Custom Fabrication.


Pit crew:  Ryan Miller, Mike Flores, CJ Monson, Tammy Campbell, Jen Nichols, Clay Petty


August is a full schedule for the Monster Energy Team:


Aug 2-5          LOORS rnd 9 & 10      Glen Helen Raceway

Aug 16-18     Ultra4/BITD Vegas to Reno

Aug 23-26      LOORS rnd 11 & 12    Reno, NV





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