Another Second Place at TNR

Among 40 other competitors seeking the same prize, Tanner was unsuccessful at qualifying for the 26 car WoO main event at Bluegrass Speedway on April 30th.

On May 6th, Tanner returned to Tennessee National Raceway with the #19B Crate car. He won his heat race and started pole in the feature. Tanner soon fell victim to the #18 of Matt Odeneal and would finish in the runner-up position.

This weekend, Tanner plans on making his debut at the newly re-opened Black River Race Park in Poplar Bluff, Missouri with the PCRA Crate series and their two-night event. Both Friday and Saturday pays $1000 to win.

Then on Sunday, the #96 will make its return to Clarksville Speedway.

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Two More Runner-Ups : Win on the Horizon

Two More Runner-Ups : Win on the Horizon

Due to a rainout for the scheduled stop at Malden Speedway, Tanner decided to visit Tennessee National Raceway for the first time in 2011 to pilot the Greg’s Sawmill owned #19B on Friday night. He pulled a close second after starting fourth in the feature.

The following night, Tanner continued his successful run in the Super Late Model division with his first 2011 start at Thunderhill Raceway in Summertown, TN. The SRRS sanctioned event presented a $3000 payday to the winner of the feature.

In qualifying, he placed third overall to earn a second row start in the 40-lap main event. Tanner would eventually cross the checkers in second place with Terry following up in fourth.

Tanner plans on contending with the World of Outlaws this Saturday, April 30th as they are set to invade Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown, Kentucky during the 9th Annual My Old Kentucky Home WoO Shootout for $10,000 to win.

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One-Two for the E’s at Clarksville

Tanner and the team had a change of plans this past weekend. Due to Thunderhill’s rainout and Tennessee National being pushed to Sunday, they opted to just compete at Clarksville Speedway on Saturday night.

After pulling a 12.3s qualifying time, he would start and maintain his fourth place position in the dash to start second row outside in the feature. He pedaled his way up to second behind his dad to bring home a one-two finish for the 96 team.

Tanner plans on returning to Malden (MO) Speedway on Friday for the first time this season behind the wheel of the Greg’s Sawmill owned #19B Crate car. Then, on Saturday, he will enter the make-up race with the SRRS Late Model Series at Thunderhill Raceway.

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Top Five Finish at Clarksville

The English team returned to Clarksville Speedway for the second week in a row this past Saturday. Tanner qualified sixth overall fastest in the late model division. He would then go on to place sixth in the dash, giving him a third row start in the main event. The twenty lap race concluded with Tanner bringing home a second place finish behind Chuck Proctor.

Tanner will continue his run this weekend at Clarksville with the SRRS Late Model Series for a $3000 payday.

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Tanner competes with MARS at Clarksville

Tanner competes with MARS at Clarksville

Tanner and Garner-English Racing recently took on the touring MARS Super Late Model Series at Clarksville Speedway’s Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic on March 11th and 12th. The event, which was also available on live PPV at, presented a $3000 and $5000 payday to the winner of both nights along with the coveted plunger and toilet bowl.

The 96 crew were among several premiere drivers, including Dennis Erb, Ray Cook, and Brian Shirley. Tanner qualified 7th in his group on Friday night to start 7th in the heat. After having little luck in the race, he found himself fighting his way in the last chance qualifier, but would finish three cars short of making the main event.

Saturday night nearly mirrored Friday’s performance. After qualifying two positions better this time around, he would hustle to a sixth place finish in the heat and a top five in the consi. It would still not be enough to make a start in the feature.

Tanner’s next race will be a return to Clarksville on March 19th for a regular night.

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