All News: Lionel Calisto


Lionheart Retro Series: Candy Man Pulls Off New Hampshire Three-Peat

August 26th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmBu70peXOU&feature=emb_title At this point, Dustin Wardlow should run for Governor of New Hampshire. The man practically owns the state. The driver known as The Candy Man became the first driver in Lionheart Retro Series presented by DMLC Racing Channel history to three-peat at a track Thursday night, rocketing to the lead on the final … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Taylor Scores First Win in Second Career Start

August 10th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMBghHb90t4&feature=emb_title Matt Taylor has put the Lionheart Retro Series presented by DMLC Racing Channel on notice. The rookie scored his first career win in just his second start, navigating the draft and holding the lead through the final restart until a caution with five laps to go ended the SimXperience 175 at Twin Ring … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Otis Turns in Flawless Drive in Dominant Sonoma Win

August 10th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDfUazgmkEI&feature=emb_title If there is such a thing as a perfect race, Ryan Otis delivered the blueprint for it Thursday night. The defending Lionheart Retro Series presented by DMLC Racing Channel champion led every lap of the HyperX Grand Prix of Sonoma, taking the win by 14 seconds. “This track is exhausting,” Otis said. “It’s … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Little Train Breaks Through at Pocono

May 25th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiqDqYcPd_I&feature=emb_title An argument could be made that Ridin’ Shotgun Motorsports was the unluckiest team in the Lionheart Racing Series powered by HyperX. Not anymore. The man they call Little Train, Lionel Calisto, withstood a one-lap shootout to capture his first win in the Lionheart Retro Series presented by DMLC Racing Channel, and the first … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Sandman Strikes First in Retro Opener

March 25th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

George Sandman fired the opening salvo in the battle for the 2020 Lionheart Retro Series presented by DMLC Racing Channel championship. The second-year driver scored the second win of his career against a stacked field, edging defending champion Ryan Otis by 0.021 seconds to win the DMLC Racing Channel Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Sandman Enters Championship Fight with Thrilling Pocono Win

June 19th, 2019 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjXVhK0npnw Enter Sandman. The Lionheart Retro Series presented by ButtKicker rookie proved he’s not just a road course ace, leading the final six laps and surviving a green-white-checkers dash to the finish to win the Pocono 250 presented by the DMLC Racing Channel Thursday night. Sandman held off series veteran Ryan Otis in a … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Cohn Picks Up Second Win, Moves Into Championship Contention at Gateway

May 20th, 2019 by Jason Galvin

A new championship contender has officially arrived. Two weeks after securing his first career victory in the Lionheart Retro Series presented by ButtKicker, Marc Cohn backed it up with a thrilling win over league veteran Dustin Wardlow in the Sinbad Vapors 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park. The pair were wheel-to-wheel when the final caution came … Read the Rest »

Lionheart Retro Series: Hassert Ends Drought, Wins at Motegi

May 15th, 2019 by Jason Galvin

The drought is over. Big Joe Hassert returned to victory lane for the first time since 2017, edging Dean Moll to the finish in the SimXperience 175 at Twin Ring Motegi. It was the first win for Hassert since the Lionheart Retro Series presented by ButtKicker season finale at Auto Club Speedway in November of … Read the Rest »