VINCENTOWN, N.J. (November 1, 2022) – Despite capping the 2022 season earlier than expected, forced to end his campaign as the result of a bruised lung which appeared following an incident during Williams Grove Speedway’s annual National Open on Saturday, October 22, Vincentown, New Jersey’s Justin Whittall will head into the off-season with a full head of steam, aiming to continue a trend of success that was highlighted with a recent victory at the Port Royal Speedway “Speed Palace.”
Whittall, ace of his family owned and operated JW Motorsports, JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry, Mid-Atlantic Transport, Pioneer Auto Body, Worldwide Bearings, Enterprise, No. 67 sprint car, earned his first-ever Port Royal triumph on Friday, October 14. A $6,000 score in the track’s final 410 sprint car event, Whittall’s accomplishment was on the tail end of a long stretch of premium performances, one of which a fourth-place outcome during World of Outlaws competition at Port Royal Speedway on Friday, October 7. The near-podium result, his best-ever against the Greatest Show On Dirt, helped the Pennsylvania Posse sweep the top four spots in the final A-Main rundown.
Additionally, Whittall finished fourth during Port Royal’s $60,000-to-win Tuscarora 50 featuring the All Star Circuit of Champions on Saturday, September 10, and just like his World of Outlaws accomplishment, the near-podium result was a best-ever against the Series. Impressive enough, in just eight feature starts with the traveling All Stars in 2022, Whittall finished within the top-ten on five occasions.
Justin Whittall’s Port Royal Speedway victory bumps his Pennsylvania Posse win tally to two, acquiring his first during a start at the world-famous Williams Grove Speedway on June 4, 2021.
“It’s been an incredible season, especially the second half of the year. I wouldn’t have been able to accomplish what I did without my family, my team, and of course, our dedicated partners. We have a slight disadvantage making the commute from New Jersey on a weekly basis to compete in Central Pennsylvania, but we do it for a reason, and it’s beginning to pay off,” said Justin Whittall. “We wanted to have the opportunity to race at Bridgeport this past weekend, but things just didn’t work out in our favor. We decided it was better for me to relax and heal, and head into the off-season with momentum.
“I’m excited to see what the future holds for this team. We’ve proven to ourselves that we can compete with anyone…now we just have to build on that.”
Justin Whittall and JW Motorsports will unveil a 2023 schedule in the coming months. Those interested should stay alert online, as well as on social media.
Justin Whittall and JW Motorsports would like to thank all of their marketing partners including: JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry, Mid-Atlantic Transport, Pioneer Auto Body, Worldwide Bearings, Enterprise.
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2021 Highlights: Finished 12th during Bridgeport Speedway start on Tuesday, April 6. Finished third during the Open Wheel Madness event at Port Royal Speedway on April 24. Earned first-ever 410 sprint feature win during Williams Grove Speedway stop on Friday, June 4; $6,000 payday. Finished tenth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, June 12. Finished eighth at Port Royal Speedway on August 21. Finished eighth in Selinsgrove Speedway’s Jack Gunn Memorial. Finished 21st in Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway. Finished tenth in Williams Grove Speedway’s Outlaws tune up on September 24. Finished eighth in Selinsgrove Speedway’s Jim Nace Memorial National Open on September 25. Finished 11th in Port Royal’s Nittany Showdown finale featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.
2021 Wins: 1 (Williams Grove Speedway | June 4)
2022 Highlights: Finished ninth in Lincoln Speedway’s season-opening Icebreaker 30. Finished tenth in Port Royal Speedway’s 80th season opener on Sunday, March 6 (42 cars entered). Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes during starts at Williams Grove Speedway and Lincoln Speedway on Friday and Saturday, March 25-26; finished ninth at Williams Grove Speedway and fifth at Lincoln Speedway – Whittall’s first top-five of the year. Finished fourth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, April 2 – bettering his best performance of the season. Finished eighth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, April 16. Earned first-ever All Star Circuit of Champions top-ten finish during start at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, April 23. Finished tenth at Selinsgrove Speedway on Sunday, April 24. Scored back-to-back top-ten finishes during starts at Williams Grove Speedway (7th) and Port Royal Speedway (9th) on Friday and Saturday, April 29-30. Qualified for Williams Grove Speedway’s Morgan Cup (WoO) on Saturday, May 14; finished 15th. Highlighted Memorial Day weekend with All Star Circuit of Champions feature starts during Port Royal Speedway’s Bob Weikert Memorial; finished ninth and 13th on Saturday and Sunday, May 28-29, respectively. Finished tenth at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, June 3, and finished sixth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, June 4. Finished seventh and sixth, respectively, in visits to Williams Grove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway on Friday and Saturday, June 17-18. Finished fifth and sixth in Port Royal Speedway’s Living Legends Dream Race Twin 20’s event on July 30. Earned back-to-back top-ten scores, including a podium run, in starts at Port Royal Speedway and Selinsgrove Speedway, respectively, on September 3-4. Finished fourth in Port Royal Speedway’s $60,000-to-win Tuscarora 50 on Saturday, September 10; best-ever finish against the All Star Circuit of Champions. Finished fourth in Port Royal Speedway’s Nittany Showdown opener featuring the World of Outlaws on Friday, October 7. Won first-ever Port Royal Speedway feature on Friday, October 14; a $6,000 victory.
2022 Wins: 1 (Port Royal Speedway | $6,000 | October 14)
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