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

7/1/2014
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.

SEASON STATS –

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

UP NEXT –

Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS –

Jamie Ball Website: http://www.JamieBall.com

Larry Ball Jr. Website: http://www.LarryBallJr.com

Devin Kline Website: http://www.DevinKline.com

Jamie Ball Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/JamieBall5j

Larry Ball Jr. Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/LarryBallJr5j

Devin Kline Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/DevinKline5j

VIDEO –

Here is a link to highlights from Ball’s first career 360 victory at Knoxville Raceway on June 21: http://youtu.be/sJxnb-gK1nY

APPAREL –

White Lightning Motorsports has t-shirts and hoodies available for purchase at their race trailers in the infield of each sprint car event at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.

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“Josh Holt and the team at Driver Websites have been with me since the beginning of my sprint car career in 2010,” Jamie Ball said. “They are great people that offer a great service that includes web design, autograph cards, business cards, sponsor proposals and much more. They are professional guys that are also personable and provide great customer service. If you want a website that is professional yet affordable, Driver Websites is the only choice!”

White Lightning Motorsports would also like to thank L & J Automotive, AIB College of Business, JJ Kane Auctioneers, Ostrich Racing Engines, Van Gorp Construction, Timber Line Tree Service, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, The Hearing Clinic, Matt Jones Trucking, Bell Helmets, Sweet Manufacturing, Vocon Auctioneers, Iowa State Savings Bank, FK Rod Ends, Fragola Performance Systems, King Racing Products, BR Motorsports, Hoosier Tire, MPD Racing, Champion Oil, Wingdance Graphics, Replay XD, Shell Shock and Hooker Harness for their continued support.

INSIDE LINE PROMOTIONS –

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To meet the media relations needs of your program and to join Team ILP, contact Shawn at 541-510-3663 or InsideLinePromotions@gmail.com. For more information on Inside Line Promotions, visit http://www.InsideLinePromotions.com.

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