History of Super Shox
Super Shox launches the SR1 line of rear shock absorbers for Harley Davidson FLH and Dyna models.
Drivers on Super Shox took home the following major wins / championships:
Sammy Swindell won his 4th Race of Champions at the Chilli Bowl.
Kurt Davis won the 2015 EWSC 360 Winged Sprint championship.
Nick Daywalt scored the Wisconsin Illinois Mini Sprint championship.
Doug Schenck won the Wilmont Speedway Wingless Sprint Car championship.
Ryan Bowers won the Upper Midwest Sprint Car Championship in his 360 Winged Sprint.
David Budress took home the Badger Midget Racing Championship.
Mark Heinert was the Wilmont Speedway Mini Sprint Champion.
Mike Birkin won the Michigan Traditional Sprint Championship.
Collin Wece won the Non-Winged Micro Championship at Southern Illinois Raceway.
Jerrod Hull drove his 410 Winged Sprint to his 5th consecutive MOWA Championship.
The championship trend continues for racers using Super Shox.
Bill Balog won his 7th consecutive IRA championship with an 11 win season to raise his win total to 80 in IRA competition.
Jerrod Hull raced to the MOWA championship for the 4th consecutive year.
Nick Petska scored his 3rd consecutive WIMS title.
Danny Schlaffer won another MSA title repeating with the Challenge series and a win at the Chilton Fall Nationals.
Sam Hosey repeated as the USCS 600 champion for the second consecutive year
Kyle Sager won championships at El Paso Speedway Park and Southern New Mexico Speedway racing his 305 wing sprint car
Danny Smith made the switch to Super Shox and won the ORCS non-wing points and finished a very close second in the wing series points
Darren Davis won the Southern States Midget Series championship
Todd Daun won the Wilmot 410 championship
Justin Henderson and the BDS team were set on kill at Knoxville and won the 360 owner points and finished 3rd in 410 points.
Bobby and Kevin Michnowicz had a great season winning 11 of the 20 CLS races, Bobby scoring 7 wins and the championship! Damon Arnett who switched to Super Shox for the 2014 season kept the pressure on Bobby to finish second in points!
Major race wins included:
Dave Darland won the Tony Hulman Classic and Sheldon Kinser Memorial. He also won the Kokomo Smack Down and became he winningest sprint car driver in USAC history on the same day.
Jacob Wilson won back to back Little 500’s and marked the 8th win for a car with Super Shox in this prestigious race
Ryan Bowers won the UMSS Mighty Axe Nationals and the Jerry Richert Memorial in Minnesota
Tylor Thomas won Illinois Midget week
Jessica Zemken won the biggest race of her career at the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals with a drive from 14th starting position
Design validation of the Harley Davidson Super Shox is in process.
Kevin Swindell has a clean sweep at the Chili Bowl winning the Race of Champions, Thursday night heat race, qualifier, A-Main then capped it off with a his fourth consecutive Saturday A-Main win.
Sammy Swindell wins the Wednesday night A-Main and finishes second on Saturday.
Chad Boat wins the Friday night A-Main, Dave Darland finishes third.
Adam Clarke wins Western Australin Midget Title
Neville Lance wins Australian Midget Title
Adam Clarke wins Southern Australian Midget Title, the Victoria Australian Midget Title and the Brisbane Australian Midget Title
Bobby Michnowicz is crownd Mini Sprint King of California
Jacob Wilson wins Little 500, 7th time for a car with Super Shox!
Bronson Maeschen Knoxville 410 Points Champion
Nick Petska repeats as Wilmot Mini Sprint Champion
Danny Schlaffer wins MSA, Plymouth and EWSC Championships
Bill Balog breaks Joe Roe’s IRA win record of 61 fearure wins
Bill Balog wins 6th consecutive IRA Championship with a 17 win season
Chris Windom wins USAC 4 Crown Sprint Car Race at Eldora
Jerrod Hull wins the Queens Royal and his 3rd consecutive MOWA Championship
Sammy Swindell wins the 26th annual Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock Arkansas
Dave Darland wins the Perris Oval Nationals for the 3rd time and 5th time in 8 years for a car with Super Shox!
Sammy Swindell wins his 3rd Chili Bowl race of Champions and Wednesdays Chili Bowl A-Main.
Kevin Swindell wins the Thursday Chili Bowl A-Main and then leads all 55 laps with Sammy running close behind to finish 1st and 2nd at the 26th Chili Bowl Midget Nationals
David Ellement wins the Western Australia Midget Title at Perths Kwinana Beach Motorplex
Ryan O’Connor wins the New Zealand Wing Thunder title
Sammy Swindell wins the New Zealand Sprint Car Title at Ruapuna Speedway giving the Salters team the #1NZ for the 2012/2013 season. After the 15 heat races were finished the top three qualifying points were all on Super Shox with Swindell 1st, Brindle 2nd and Ryan O’Connonr 3rd.
Sammy Swindell starts the WoO seasons off as Dirt Car Nationals Champion
Wayne Johnson wins the ASCS Speedweek title
Sammy Swindell wins the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway
Bronson Maeschen wins the first Capitani Classic
Clint Garner wins the Knoxville 360 Championship
Nick Petska wins the WIMS and Wilmot Mini Sprint Championships
Mike Neau is the WIMS Rookie of the year
Ben Schmidt repeats as EWSC Champion
Bill Balog wins his 5th consecutive IRA title
Bill Balog wins 18 of 28 IRA races to set the modern day win record for the series.
Ryan Jamison wins the Sprint Invaders Championship
Jimmy Stinson 3rd Consecutive Skline Speedway Championship
Jerrod Hull Back to Back MOWA Championships
Andy Shouse ASCS Race Saver Lone Star Nationals Champion
Wayne Johnson ASCS Lone Star Nationals Champion
Dustin Smith Buckey Outlaw Sprint Series Champion
Sammy Swindell lead the WoO Sprint Series with 13 wins, 14 fast time awards and quanified for every main event without using a provisional.
Bobby Michnowicz California Lightning Sprint Champion
Gary Owens Lawton Speedway Champion
Wayne Johnson ASCS Western World Champion
Super Shox makes its Dirt Late Model debut with Outlaw Race Parts and Shan Smith at East Pay Raceway
Kevin Swindell wins Chili Bowl to become the first back to back winner in the 25 year history of the event
Sammy Swindell wins his second IROC and finishes second in the Chili Bowl to make it the second year in a row with father and son on the podium
Eric Gordon finished second in the Little 500
Gary Wright wins the Masters Classic
Chris Windom is the Indiana Sprint Week Champion
Tyler Walker wins the Kings Royal and Sammy Swindell finishes second to make it a Super Shox 1-2 finish
Sammy Swindell wins his third consecutive Front Row Challenge in Oskaloosa Iowa and receives the Jesse Hocket Mr. Sprint Car award for Iowa Speedweeks
Ben Schmidt and Al Schlaffer finish 1-2 in EWSC Sprint Car points at Manitowoc Wisconsin
Ben Schmidt and Danny Schlaffer finish 1-2 in Plymouth Dirt Track Sprint Car points
Ben Schmidt claims the MSA Championship
Danny Schlaffer and Al Schlaffer finish 2-3 in MSA points
Brett Burdett wins the Gas City Sprint Car Championship
Justin Grant misses hot laps and heat races then races from last to 3rd in the B-main then 18th to 1st in the A-main at Gas City
Tommy Sexton claims back to back Wilmot Sprint Car Championships
Todd Lehr repeats as WIMS Champion
Sam Borden wins back to back 600 Upright Championships at Bakersfield Raceway
Jim Swain wins the Auto Value Super Sprint Championship
Bill Balog wins fourth consecutive IRA title with a 12 win season
Sam Borden has back to back 20 win seasons and Bakersfield raceway titles in the 600 non-wing upright championships
Jerrod Hull win the inagural MOWA Championship
Cam Schaffer IMCA Sprint Car rookie of the year and Redwood Falls MN Track Champion
Travis Luedke IRA Rookie of the Year
Kevin Swindell Knoxville 410 Rookie of the Year
Tim Keading wins the inagural King of the West Championship
Shane Cottle wins the Kokomo Sprint Car points
The D9 Piston is developed and significantly improves the performance of the shock leading to more championships and wins.
Championship winners on Super Shox include:
Mike Hess wins Badger Midget Championship
Chris Windom wins Kokomo Sprint Car Championship
TJ Luedke EWSC Wing Sprint Champion with Kurt Davis second and Danny Schlafer in third
Tommy Sexton Jr. Wilmot Speedway Wing Sprint Champion, Brian Kristan second and Dave Uttech in third
Todd Lehr wins WI/IL Mini Sprint and Wilmot Mini Sprint
Jerrod Hull wins Lake Ozark Nationals
Kurt Davis MSA and Plymouth Champion
Bill Balog IRA Champion
Jimmy Stinson OVSCA Champion
Jerrod Hull Midwest All-Star Champion
Sam Borden Bakersfield 600 Upright Champion
Craig Dollansky wins New Zealand International Series
Justin Grant USAC National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year
Major event wins on Super Shox include:
Kevin Swindell wins preliminary night A-Main and Saturday night A-Main at Chili Bowl. Sammy Swindell finishes third,Mike Hess in seventh and Daniel Adler in 15th
Sammy Swindell wins the Masters Classic, Front Row Challenge at Oskaloosa, IA, Thursday night Knoxville Nationals A-Main and leads 47 of 50 laps on Saturday until a flat tire ends his night. He receives the Jesse Hocket Mr. Sprint Car award for Iowa Speedweeks.
Eric Gordon wins the Little 500 for the sixth time on Super Shox
Jim Swain sets a new track record for Pavement Wing Sprint Cars at Berlin Raceway 12.799 at 123.197 MPH around the 7/16 mile speedway
Sammy Swindell wins Williams Grove National Open
Chris Windom wins USAC Perris Oval Nationals
Tim Keading wins Johnny Key Classic at Ocean Speedway CA
Sammy Swindell wins ASCS Western World
Tim Keading and Sammy Swindell win ASCS Western World preliminary races
Bill Balog wins back to back IRA championships
TJ Luedke wins MSA and EWSC Championships
Sammy Swindell sweeps all races to win Chili Bowl
Kevin Swindell wins Australian midget title
Tim Keading wins Trophy Cup after starting last
Mike Hess wins two features with Badger midgets at AngellPark
Sammy Swindell wins the Masters Classic
Sammy Swindell wins Front Row Challenge at Oskaloosa, IA
Tim Keading wins Knoxville Nationals Thursday A-Main
Sammy Swindell wins Knoxville Nationals Friday A-Main
Brian Kristan wins Wilmot 410 race with a 360 motor
Brett Anderson wins POWRi Midget Championship
Knoxville 410 Champion Danny Lasoski in the Forbrook Car
Bill Balog wins IRA championship
Kevin Swindell wins USAC Western World
Wayne Modjeski wins MSA championship
Jacob Wilson wins USAC sprint car race at Salem
Jesse Hocket wins the Oval Nationals in Scott McMillen’s car
Sammy Swindell wins USAC Midget race at Las Vegas
Eugene Gregorich wins nine features and Marshfield Super Late model track championship
Tom Sexton wins Wilmot 410 championship
Sammy Swindell sweeps both nights with the Outlaws at Eldora
Jeff Walker and Dave Darland win back to back Oval Nationals
Jeremy Sherman wins ASCA championship with 10 wins at Manzanita
Kevin Swindell wins WoO race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway
Dave Steele wins USAC Silver Crown race at Iowa Speedway
Jay Drake wins USAC Sprint Car race at Iowa Speedway
Kurt Davis wins MSA race at Angell Park
Brian Kristan wins MSA non-wing race at Angell Park
Danny Schlafer wins MSA Championship
Dave Steele sets track record
Jack French and Eric Gordon win a record setting five Little 500’s
Jeff Walker and Dave Darland win Oval Nationals
Jeff Walker and Dave Darland win USAC Western World
Kevin Swindell wins five USCS Asphalt races and sets seven track records
Sammy Swindell wins Knoxville Nationals Friday A-Main
Steven Graham wins Australian midget title
Dave Darland wins USAC race at Winchester
The first Super Shox Double Adjustable Shock is launched and has immediate success
Jack French and Eric Gordon win fourth in a row Little 500
Doug Schenck wins back to back MSA championships
Kevin Swindell wins East Bay Mini Sprint Nationals
Mike Hess sets Midget Track Record at Eldora during USAC four crown
Sammy Swindell wins Don Martin Silver Cup
Jack French and Eric Gordon win third in a row Little 500
Sammy Swindell wins WoO race at Eldora
Dave Ely wins URC championship
Doug Schenck wins MSA championship
Jacob Mosely wins Tulsa Shootout 600 Multi Class
Jack French and Eric Gordon win back to back Little 500’s
Sammy Swindell wins Channel Lock Challenge at Bristol
Jack French and Eric Gordon win Little 500
The first Single Adjustable Shock is built and track tested
Sammy Swindell wins Channel Lock Challenge at Bristol
Sammy Swindell lead the most A- feature laps with the WoO to finish second in points
A line of Super Shox conversion kits is created to convert steel gas mono tube shocks to aluminum threaded bodies.
The first 100% Super Shox is used on David Ward’s pavement midget at Grundy County Speedway.
Sammy Swindell tests a set of Super Shox and wins two WoO races at Calistoga, CA. in his first two nights on them. He then made the switch permanent and has never looked back.
Jerry Coons Jr sets Angell Park Speedway single and six lap track record in Tom Pogo’s car.