April 23rd, 2016 - On Friday night Kyle Beard headed to Hattiesburg Speedway (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) for the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series (MSCCS) sanctioned event. Posting the fastest time in qualifying, Beard earned a front row starting spot for the $2,000-to-win feature following the dash. Dropping back to 5th on the first lap, Kyle worked his way back up to 2nd with 10 laps remaining. Taking the lead from Bub McCool on the 37th lap, Kyle Beard went on to capture his first win of the season with McCool, Brian Rickman, Keith Miller, and Jason Taylor trailing him across the finish line.
Returning with the MSCCS, Kyle Beard traveled to Jackson Motor Speedway (Byram, Mississippi) on Saturday night for the Cliburn Tank Lines 50. Competing in a field of thirty-three Super Late Models, Beard earned a second row high side starting spot for the $2,500-to-win A-Main. Working his way to the front, Kyle overtook the leader on the 26th lap to go on to pick up his second win in as many days. David Breazeale, Bub McCool, Jon Mitchell, and Allen Tippen rounded out the top five in the main event. (Chris McDill Photo)
Full results from these events are available at www.StateSeries.com.
April 16th, 2016 - Making the short trip to Batesville Motor Speedway (Locust Grove, Arkansas) on Friday night, Kyle Beard was one of forty-five competitors signed in for the two-day Bad Boy 98 sanctioned by both the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). Logging a 8th place finish in his heat, Beard was sent into the B-Main for another shot at the feature. Sending the top four into the main event on Saturday night, Kyle would have to rely on a provisional to make the $20,000-to-win show after placing 5th in his consolation event. Coming from the back, Kyle Beard stormed through the stacked field eleven spots recording a 13th place finish.
Full results from this event are available at www.COMPDirt.com.
April 9th, 2016 - Competing with the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA), Kyle Beard visited Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) on Saturday night for the series opener. With forty-one Super Late Models signed in for the two-day Spring Nationals, Beard secured his spot into the A-Main with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Jack Sullivan. Starting in 15th, Kyle held his starting spot recording a 15th place finish in the feature.
On Saturday night in a field of forty-seven cars, Beard transferred into the B-Main after failing to place 3rd or better in his heat. Transferring the top three into the feature, Kyle edged his way into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with 3rd place spot. Coming from the 11th row, Kyle Beard worked his way up to 16th place outing in the 45-lap affair. (Todd Boyd Photo)
Full results from these events are available at www.MLRARacing.com.
April 2nd, 2016 - Kyle Beard made the trip to Timberline Speedway (Maud, Texas) on Friday night for the Comp Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) season-opener. Drawing thirty-one Super Late Models, Beard was running 5th late in the feature when he had to make a trip to the pits, eventually rejoining the field at the tail. With $2,000 on the line, Kyle worked his way back to a solid 9th place finish in the 30-lapper. (Woody Hampton Photos)
Following the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS), Beard headed to I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas) to a stacked field of thirty-eight cars. Capturing a heat race victory, Kyle earned a 7th place starting position for the $2,000-to-win A-Main. Improving two positions in the 40-lap affair, Kyle Beard notched a 5th place finish behind Jack Sullivan, Garrett Alberson, Austin Rettig, and Timothy Culp.
Full results from these events are available at www.COMPDirt.com.
February 26th, 2016 - Returning to Northeast Arkansas Speedway (Harrisburg, Arkansas) on Saturday night, Kyle Beard was piloting the Gary Beard Trucking #5 Super Late Model for the unsanctioned event. Landing a top five finish in the A-Main, Kyle crossed the finish line in 2nd behind Wendell Wallace.
Full results from this event are available at www.NEASpeedway.com.
February 20th, 2016 - On Saturday night Kyle Beard made the trip to Northeast Arkansas Speedway (Harrisburg, Arkansas) competing in both his Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified. Competing in a field of thirty-one Super Late Models, Beard cruised to a 15-lap heat race victory earning him the pole position starting spot for the feature. Battling for a $3,000 payday, Kyle scored a runner-up finish behind Timothy Culp with Jon Mitchell, Hunter Rasdon, and Wendell Wallace rounding out the top five.
Drawing a field of thirty-two Open Wheel Modifieds, Beard gained six spots in his heat scoring a runner-up finish. Stating in 8th for the feature, Kyle was up to 3rd when he experienced distributor issues and had to pull off.
Full results from these events are available at www.NEASpeedway.com.
January 17th, 2016 - Kyle Beard returned to USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) on Wednesday for night three of the Wild West Shootout. After he failed to make it out for his heat race in his Super Late Model, Beard recorded an 8th place finish in his B-Main failing to hit a transfer spot into the main event.
Competing in the Barnett Harley Davidson Modified division presented by Border International/MVT action, Kyle recorded a 3rd place finish in his 8-lap heat race securing a spot in the A-Main. Registering a top ten outing, Kyle Beard logged an 8th place finish 25-lap affair.
After a one-day break, sixty Super Late Models returned to USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) on Friday night for another $5,000-to-win feature. Retiring a 7th place finish in his heat, Kyle Beard transferred into the B-Main for another shot at making the A-Main. Transferring the top three, Kyle came up three positions short with a 6th place outing.
The following night Kyle transferred into the consolation event after placing 2nd in his heat but coming up short of enough passing points to make the show. Starting on the pole for the 12-lap event, Beard cruised to a B-Main victory transferring him into the A-Main with an 8th row starting position. Looking for his 3rd top ten finish of the week in his Late Model, Kyle Beard logged a 19th place outing.
Returning behind the wheel of his Modified on the fifth night of action, Beard captured a heat race victory transferring him into the 25-lap feature with a top five starting spot. Battling for the $1,000 payday on Saturday night, Kyle slipped up to a 13th place finish.
For the final night of action in the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout, Kyle found his best finish in the feature out of the six-day event. Coming up short a transfer spot in his heat with a 2nd place finish, Beard transferred into the B-Main for another shot at the $11,000-to-win main event. Edging his way into a transfer position, Kyle Beard reeled in a 3rd place spot sending him into the feature. Starting on the back row, Beard charged through the field sixteen positions pulling off a solid 7th place finish in the 50-lap affair.
In the Barnett Harley Davidson Modified division presented by Border International/MVT action, Kyle logged an 8th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Transferring the top eight in the feature, Beard came up one spot short with a 9th place outing.
Full results from these events are available at www.RaceUSARaceway.com.
January 10th, 2016 - On Saturday night Kyle Beard opened up the 2016 season by making the trip to USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) powering both his Super Late Model and Open Wheel Modified. Drawing sixty Super Late Models for the 10th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout, Kyle advanced six spots in his heat recording a 2nd place finish. Earning a front row starting position for the $5,000-to-win feature, Beard ran into trouble on lap 18. Running in 4th spot, Kyle Beard came in contact with Steve Francis sending him to the tail. With twelve laps remaining, Kyle worked his way back up to a solid 11th place finish.
During the same night with forty-four cars signed in for the Barnett Harley-Davidson Modifieds presented by Border Internatioanl/MVT action, Kyle failed to make the feature after placing sixth in his heat. Transferring the top four out of the B-Mains, Beard failed to make it out for the consolation event.
On Sunday afternoon in a field of fifty-seven Super Late Models, Kyle Beard improved three spots in his heat recording a 3rd place finish. Transferring into the feature with an 8th place starting position, Beard fell two spots in the 50-lap affair recording a 10th place finish.
Hoping for better luck in his Modified from the previous night, Kyle Beard failed to hit a transfer spot after placing 5th in his heat. Cruising to a 12-lap consolation win, Kyle followed up his B-Main performance with a 11th place feature finish.
Full results from these events are available at www.RaceUSARaceway.com.
December 21st, 2015 - Attending a total of sixty-two events during the 2015 season, Kyle Beard picked up eleven Super Late Model wins along with five Open Wheel Modified wins. With the weather affecting sixteen of his scheduled dates, Beard recorded thirty-eight top ten finishes and thirty-two top five outings. He also finished the season second the in COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) points standings behind Jack Sullivan.
October 24th, 2015 - Kyle Beard made the last-minute decision to travel to Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Saturday evening to enter the $4,000-to-win, Southern All Star (SAS) Late Model Series event.
Thirty-nine entries took part in the event, which was held as a part of the NASCAR weekend. Kyle raced his way into the main event, and then proceeded to advance to a 14th place finish.
Full results from the event are available at www.SASDirt.com.
October 17th, 2015 - Kyle Beard made the short trip to West Plains Motor Speedway (West Plains, Missouri) over the weekend to compete in a doubleheader of Super Late Model action at the 3/8 mile oval.
On Friday night Kyle battled the setup and earned the 20th starting spot for the finale. He would go on to advance to a 13th place finish in the $2,000-to-win event.
was a much better outing for Kyle. He started the night by winning his heat race to earn the outside-front-row, starting spot alongside his father-in-law, Terry Phillips. Beard battled at the front of the pack throughout the $3,000-to-win affair before crossing the finish line in 3rd behind race winner, Billy Moyer, and Terry Phillips.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.LegitSpeedway.com .
October 8th, 2015 - The For Sale section has been updated with a trailer and a 2014 Bob Pierce Super Late Model.
October 3rd, 2015 - The team traveled south to Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi) over the weekend for the 9th Annual Gumbo Nationals, where Kyle competed in both the Super Late Model and Modified divisions.
In the Super Late Model ranks Kyle went out late in his group for qualifying, and by that time the track had slowed significantly. As a result he was forced to start deep in his heat race grid. He would fall short of racing his way into a transfer spot, and as a result had to run a b-main on Saturday. In the b-main he ran as high as the 2nd spot for a majority of the race before getting shuffled to a 4th place finish coming to the checkered flag. With only the top three finishers transferring to the feature, his outing came to a disappointing, early end.
Modified competition would treat Beard far better. With thirty-three entries registered for competition, Kyle won his heat race from the 5th starting spot on Friday night to earn the pole for Saturday's $1,500-to-win finale. He grabbed the lead at the drop of the green flag. He led early before slipping back to the 2nd spot. He would regain the lead late in the feature and went on to score the victory. Caleb Shown, Chris Moore, Keith Hammett, and Troy Dow completed the top five finishers. He now has sixteen wins this season.
Full results from the event are available at www.GreenvilleSpeedway.net.
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