BRIAN LEPPO RETIRING FROM
By Brad Vores for Brian
September 30, 2014
Excitement was abundant from Brian Leppo friends and
fans following last week’s announcement that Brian would
be returning to the wheel of a sprint car for the Dirt
Classic presented by Kasey Kahne at Lincoln Speedway.
With the Apple Motorsports #12 coming out of retirement
for what was to be a one race deal, Brian strapped back
for the event but Brian didn’t transfer into the main
Despite being asked to pilot the car in this weekend’s
National Open at Williams Grove and talk about a 2015
deal with the team, Brian declined the offer and instead
announced that he is stepping away from racing.
am stepping away from racing to continue to enjoy family
time,” Leppo said about his sudden announcement. “This
wasn’t an easy decision but I feel it’s the right one.”
Brian started racing family owned cars in 1990 and was
able to compete in micro sprints before moving up
through into the 410 sprint car ranks.
“I’ve been fortunate to have lived a dream out, thanks
to my parents, grandparents, friends and family along
with great car owners, great sponsors
and great crew
members,” Leppo added. “I greatly appreciate all of my
fans and great people we’ve worked with along the way.
I have a lot to
be thankful for.”
Brian has been fortunate to race for some of the best
car owners in the Central Pennsylvania during his years
including Swope Motorsports, Keen Motorsports, CC Dietz
Motorsports, CJB Motorsports, Zemco Racing and Apple
have to thank Lee Stauffer for asking me to run the car
last week,” he stated. “Despite not having the results
we were hoping for last Saturday, we had a good time
being back at the races.”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 26, 2014
LEPPO BACK ON THE MARKET FOR A RIDE
By Brad Vores for Leppo Racing, Inc.
NEW OXFORD, PA
With less than a month remaining until the kickoff of
the Sprint car season here in Central Pennsylvania, it‘s
not a good time for a driver to find himself on the
market for a ride.
But that is the position Brian Leppo finds himself in.
“I’d like to thank John and Peewee Zemaitis for the
opportunity to drive their car,” Leppo said about his
brief stint in the Zemco sprinter in 2013. “Obviously
this isn’t the best time to put your name out there on
the market for a 410 ride, but I would really like to
continue racing. The last two years certainly weren’t
what we had hoped for in the career. I’ll entertain any
offers that might still be available to run a 410 this
Leppo made 17 starts in the Zemco car in 2013, finishing
in the top 10 12 times.
Interested parties can contact Brian at 410-984-1514.