Ryder Wells Hitting Go-Kart Track After 600-Series Events Canceled

By Jerry Jordan, Editor LUMBERTON, Tx – If we’ve learned anything from covering drivers in NASCAR it’s that they are often persnickety and stubborn – think Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Tony Stewart, etc. Well, the same goes for young drivers, too. This week, Ryder Wells decided he was going to race go-karts for […]

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Lackluster First Night but a Learning Experience for Ryder Wells during Sooner 600 Week

By Jerry Jordan, Editor CANEY, Kan. – Despite weeks of preparation for Sooner 600 Week, the racing action at Caney Valley Speedway didn’t go as planned for Lumberton’s Ryder Wells, as he could seem to get the needed RPMs out of his engine to turn a solid lap. Still, it was a solid learning experience […]

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Ryder Wells Heading to Kansas and Oklahoma to Compete in Five-Day #Sooner600Week

LUMBERTON, TX, June 8, 2021 — It will be a busy week for POWRi 600 Gulf Coast Rookie of the Year, Ryder Wells, as he battles five straight nights in the NOW600 Lucas Oil National Championship Series presented by Hi-Plains Building Division. Known as #Sooner600Week the action encompasses four tracks over five nights from June 9 […]

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Ryder Wells celebrates successful 2020 but ready to hit accelerator on 2021 Micro Sprint season

By Jerry Jordan, Editor The stars of the POWRi Racing Lonestar 600 Series recently celebrated their accomplishments with an awards banquet and reminiscing about a season that began with promise then came into doubt as COVID-19 took hold of the world. But for the young racers in attendance, the series banquet was all about the […]

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Ryder Wells cruises to second-straight victory in POWRi Restrictor Series

By Jerry Jordan, Editor They say the first win is the hardest and the rest come easy, well, that may, or may not, be the case but 13-year-old racing phenom, Ryder Wells, certainly didn’t seem to have any trouble Saturday night cruising to his second-straight career win in POWRi micro-sprints and lapping six cars along […]

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Ryder Wells gets first career micro-sprint win

By Jerry Jordan, Editor When you’re 13-years-old it can be hard to juggle school, extra-curricular activities and personal time but when you combine those with being an up-and-coming star in the auto racing world, things get even more hectic as Lumberton’s Ryder Wells found out this past weekend. Had it not been for some quick […]

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No rest for Ryder Wells as he preps for big race weekend … and soccer

By Jerry Jordan, Editor It’s been 13 days since Ryder Wells sat behind the wheel of the No. 24 Preferred Contractors/Kickin’ the Tires micro-sprint car but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been getting ready for the doubleheader race weekend that lies ahead of him, or the tournament he’ll compete in with the Houston Dynamo Dash […]

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