Ball to Make 410 Debut for White Lightning Motorsports Saturday at Knoxville

Ball to Make 410 Debut for White Lightning Motorsports Saturday at Knoxville

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Inside Line Promotions – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 1, 2014) – It’s been a bittersweet week for White Lightning Motorsports.

Following neck problems that have worsened, Larry Ball Jr. is stepping aside from his 410 ride, which will provide his son, Jamie Ball, his first opportunity in the premier class at Knoxville Raceway beginning this Saturday.

“My dad has been experiencing neck and arm problems that will sideline him until he can get a second opinion,” Jamie Ball said. “They suggested not racing for a while. He’s going to be all right as a person. He was my hero growing up. He’s taught me everything I know. It’s bittersweet, yet exciting that the opportunity is there.”

Ball is scheduled to make his 410 debut this weekend when the class will have double features at the half-mile oval. He will also compete in the 360 division, where he ranks fourth in the championship standings.

“It looks like I’m a 410 racer now,” he said. “The 360 will be my main focus. The game plan is to go out and hot lap and qualify to get started (in the 410) and see where it goes from there. We don’t want to take anything away from the 360 program where I can win races and compete for the top three in the points. Hopefully it’ll help me in the 360.”

Ball, who was set to make his 410 debut last Saturday before the event was rained out, has approximately eight laps in a 410 sprint car, which came during a practice night at Knoxville Raceway earlier this year.


JAMIE BALL – 8 races, 1 win, 3 top fives, 7 top 10s, 7 top 15s, 7 top 20s

LARRY BALL JR. – 8 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 0 top 15s, 3 top 20s

DEVIN KLINE – 4 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 1 top 15, 1 top 20


Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa


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