Nesmith Returns to RMCS Victory Lane After Dry Spell of Eight Years

05 Jun

Nesmith Returns to RMCS Victory Lane After Dry Spell of Eight Years
Idaho Driver Back fNesmith Caror Full Season Campaign Scores Long Awaited Victory
BOISE, ID (June 3, 2012)- John Nesmith of Meridian, Idaho has a racing career that many would envy after winning countless races and championships at Meridian (ID) Speedway. Nine years ago (2004) he won his first CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series race at the old Chaparral Speedway. Saturday night Nesmith served notice that he is a serious contender for not only race wins but the championship this season after dominating the action in the 75-lap RMCS race at Rocky Mountain Raceways located outside SLC, UT.
Nesmith took the lead on lap 4 and never looked back controlling the pace the entire race. Following Nesmith at the finish were Bruce Quale, Tyler Bailey, Trevor Cristiani, and Morgan Rasmussen.

The victory vaulted Nesmith into second place in the point standings after four races. Quale leads Nesmith by 42-points with Steve Jones falling to third place after finishing tenth. A-1 Heating and Air Conditioning Rookie-of-the-Year point Tyler Bailey is fourth in the standings with Rick Fowble rounding out the top five.
The next event for the CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series is Saturday June 16 at the third-mile paved oval of Magic Valley Speedway in Twin Falls, Idaho.
CarbonX, the world leader in fire protective clothing, is in its fifth season as title sponsor of the RMCS. Along with Century Boatland based in Twin Falls, the two companies provide significant event and series support. Since 1985, Century Boatland has been the Magic Valley headquarters for new and used recreational, pleasure, and fishing boats.

The RMCS  utilizes a racing format not found in ANY other regional touring series  around the country. The RMCS inverts up to the top 20 from qualifying putting the  fast qualifiers at the back to start each race. This format ensures race  fans see what they paid for and that is passing. Each driver is awarded  three points per position gained in the event. Points are also awarded  for qualifying and heat race finishes. Through the history of the  series, the winning driver has averaged a 15th place starting position.  To ensure competition, the RMCS pays it purse based on total point accumulation for the event and provides several special performance awards at each race.
The series is supported by a great family of sponsors including: CarbonX, Century Boatland, Project Filter, ESI, A-1 Heating & Air Conditioning, Sharp Powder Coating, Five Star Racing Bodies, Hoosier Racing Tires, Frank’s Radios, Performance Solutions, Kidd’s Performance and Dyno, Joes Racing Products, PPG Paint, Circle Racing Wheels, and Mike Minegar’s Auto Body.
Spectator gates open at 4pm with a full compliment of racing action  on tap starting at around 6pm. For ticket information please on onto for complete details.

About The CarbonX Rocky Mountain Challenge Series

The CarbonX  Rocky Mountain Challenge Series is a regional touring series that allows  all competitors to race and gain experience on different types of  racetracks. It is a high-quality professional racing series that offers  maximum opportunity at an affordable price serving the intermountain  West. The motto of the series is to “Race Hard and Have Fun!” For all  the latest news and information regarding the CarbonX Rocky Mountain  Challenge Series log on to our website at

About CarbonX 

CarbonX®  non-flammable fabrics offer the best level of fire and heat protection  in flame-resistant clothing for the most extreme conditions. Based on  patented blends of oxidized fibers, CarbonX is the only fabric able to  withstand the direct flame of a blow torch without melting, igniting, or  burning-even when exposed to the flame for up to 20 times longer than  the leading competition. CarbonX flame-resistant fabrics also retain  this level of persistence and protection against molten metal and arc  flash, leaving it as the only choice for professionals working in  conditions where safety matters most. Our non-flammable fabrics can be  found in flame-resistant clothing for industrial, fire, motorsports and  tactical industries, although its uses in safety are endless. CarbonX FR fabrics are the non-flammable fabrics that save lives-accept no substitute. Log onto  for full details.

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