With a $15,000 prize on the line a strong field of 42 entries took to the facility for the event, and via qualifications Byars earned the 2nd starting spot for his heat race. He would go on to race to a 2nd place finish to lock into the 9th starting spot for the 100 lap finale on Saturday evening.
In the main event Byars enjoyed a great run as he advanced through the field to record a 5th place finish behind race winner, Shane Clanton, Don O'Neal, Steve Francis, and Jeremy Payne.
Full results from the event are available at www.WhynotMotorsportsPark.com.
October 12th, 2013 - For the first time in almost three months Klint Byars returned to action in his #5 K&K Motorsports/Victory Circle by Moyer/Jay Dickens Racing Engine Super Late Model with a trip to Magnolia Motor Speedway for the 10th Annual Magnolia State Cotton Pickin' 100 at the state-of-the-art-facility. (Heath Lawson Photo)
A talented field of 52 entries registered for battle in the $20,000-to-win event at the 3/8 mile oval, and via time trials on Friday evening Klint earned the 6th starting spot for his heat race. He would advance to a 5th place finish, which left him two spots short of locking into the feature. As a result he started on the second row of a b-main on Saturday evening. Unfortunately he would fall just short of earning a transfer spot to the feature as his weekend came to a disappointing, early end.
Full results from the event are available at www.MagnoliaDirt.com.
July 20th, 2013 - Klint Byars made the short trip to Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) on Saturday night for a $5,000-to-win program with the Southern All Star (SAS) Super Late Model tour at the 3/8 mile oval.
With 38 entries in the pits Byars set fast time in his group to position his #5 K&K Motorsports/Victory Circle by Moyer/Jay Dickens Racing Engine Super Late Model starting outside front row alongside Eric Cooley. As the race went green Byars jumped to the lead and maintained the top spot until lap 20, when Cooley shot past for the lead. Over the remainder of the event Klint began to battle the handle on his entry before ultimately settling into a 5th place finish behind race winner, Wall, Cooley, Riley Hickman, and Dane Dacus.
Full results from the race are available at www.SASDirt.com.
July 13th, 2013 - Saturday night found the team at Jackson Motor Speedway (Byram, Mississippi) in competition in a $2,500-to-win, Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) program.
With 23 Super Late Models entered Klint earned the 5th starting spot for the 50 lap finale via preliminary action and would race in the top five early in the event before settling into a 7th place finish at the checkered flag.
Full results from the event are available at www.StateSeries.com.
June 29th, 2013 - Klint Byars finally was able to open his season on Saturday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi), and he did it in fine fashion by rocketing to the feature win in the Weekly Racing Series Event.
Eighteen entries were on hand for the program, and Klint started his night by recording the 2nd fastest time to earn the outside-front-row starting spot alongside Jamie Tollison. Byars snagged the lead at the drop of the green flag and never looked back on his way to the victory, which came over Eric Cooley, Jamie Tollison, Jason Brock, and Caleb Myers.
Full results from the event are available at www.MagnoliaDirt.com.
October 27th, 2012 - Klint entered his final event of the 2012 campaign over the weekend in the 9th Annual Southern Belle Cotton Pickin' 100 at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi). The $15,000-to-win attracted a incredible field of sixty-three Super Late Models to the 3/8 mile oval, and in time trials on Friday night Byars set a new track record with a 13.093 second lap! Via his qualifying effort he locked into the pole starting spot for the first heat race, and in the heat he would slip to a third place finish behind heat winner, Jimmy Owens, and Scott Bloomquist. His performance locked him into the thirteenth starting spot for the 100 lap finale on Saturday night. In the main event Byars raced around midpack for the duration of the event before ultimately recording an eleventh place finish.
Klint and everyone at K&K Motorsports would like to thank all of their great sponsors and fans for their support in 2012. See everyone in 2013!
October 13th, 2012 - K&K Motorsports made the short trip to Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi) over the weekend for the 18th Annual Coors Light Fall Classic, which posted a $15,000-to-win/$1,000-to-start purse for the Super Late Model division. A talented field of fifty-five competitors entered the unsanctioned event, and in time trials Byars qualified sixth fastest to lock into the second starting spot for the fifth heat race. He would storm to the heat race win, which locked him into the fifth starting spot for the 100 lap finale on Saturday night.
Early in the main event he raced his way to as high as the third spot and would battle in the top five for the first half of the race. However, as the event approached its latter stages the handle began to go away on his entry as he slipped to an eleventh place finish at the checkered flag. Full results are available at www.WhynotMotorsportsPark.com.
October 6th, 2012 - The 6th Annual Gumbo Nationals was held over the weekend at Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi), and K&K Motorsports went into battle with both Klint Byars and Bub McCool in action in team cars.
Forty-four Super Late Models registered for action on Friday night in preliminary competition in the $7,500-to-win race, which was sanctioned by the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS). Klint began the weekend by setting fast time honors in his group and overall to earn the pole for the first heat race. With the race track being topside dominant Byars slipped backwards to a third place finish in his heat race, which left him starting ninth on the grid for the 75 lap finale on Saturday night. In the feature passing would be difficult, and Byars would only manage a tenth place finish at the checkered flag.
After competing with the World of Outlaws on Thursday night in New York Bub flew back to Mississippi on Friday, and entered Klint Byar's backup car in the event. On Friday night with forty-four Super Late Models entered into the program, Bub qualified fourth fastest in his group to earn the second starting spot for the second heat race. He would claim a comfortable win in the heat to lock into the third starting spot for the 75 lap finale on Saturday evening. Early in the feature as Bub tried to run the low line he would slip as far back as the seventh spot, before mounting a charge forward. On lap 41 he raced past race leader, Kyle Beard, to take over the lead. Despite a strong challenge from Ronny Lee Hollingsworth during the closing laps McCool would maintain the lead as he raced to his fifth win of the 2012 season! He was followed across the line by Hollingsworth, Josh Putnam, Timothy Culp, and Billy Moyer Jr.
“It’s always special to come here to Greenville because we have so many great fans. This win goes out to all of them,” an exhausted McCool said. "I also have to thank Klint Byars for letting me drive one of his cars here this weekend since my stuff is out in North Carolina waiting on me with my crew for the World of Outlaws race next Wednesday.”
Full results are available at www.GreenvilleSpeedway.net.
September 22nd, 2012 - Klint entered a single event over the weekend as he took part in a $3,000-to-win, Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) Super Late Model event at the 3/8 mile oval. Thirty-seven Super Late Models registered for battle, and via preliminary action he earned the sixth starting spot for the 50 lap finale. Byars would race in the top ten for the duration of the event before recording a tenth place finish at the checkered flag. Full results are available at www.StateSeries.com.
September 8th, 2012 - K&K Motorsports and Klint Byars traveled to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) over the weekend for the 42nd Annual World 100, which posted a $50,000 winner's check. With 123 of the nation's best drivers in the pit area qualifications were rained out on Friday night and rescheduled for Saturday afternoon. Byars would make contact with the wall on his qualifying lap, which resulted in only the 53rd fastest time. As a result he started ninth in the fifth heat race and would fade to a fifteenth place finish. With only the top eleven finishers advancing to a b-main, Byars saw his weekend come to a disappointing, early end. Full results are available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com.
September 1st, 2012 - Klint made a rare start in a Crate Late Model on Saturday night as he piloted the #2s Shaw Motorsports/Trakstar entry in a $2,500-to-win, NeSmith National Late Model Series event at Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Mississippi). Twenty-eight competitors converged on the 1/3 mile oval for the program, and after qualifying fifth fastest in time trials Byars locked into the fifth starting position for the 50 lap feature. He would battle in the top five throughout the event before ultimately advancing to a third place finish behind race winner, Justin McRee, and Mike Boland. Full results are available at www.NeSmithRacing.com.