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  1. Lucas Late Models Return to Action March 15th-16th BATAVIA, OHIO (March 11, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action this weekend, as the nation's elite dirt late model drivers make their annual trek to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Ind. Both events are expected to attract a powerful field of entries as drivers battle in a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and 50-lap, $12,000-to-win finale for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Friday's event at Atomic Speedway, the 5th Annual Buckeye Spring 50, will include a $500-to-win event for the Sport Modifieds. The pit gates will open at 3:00pm, followed by general admission gates at 4:00pm. Hot laps will begin at 6:00pm, followed by action-packed racing. For more information, visit: www.atomicspeedway.net. Brownstown Speedway, located on the Jackson County Fairgrounds, will kick off its 2019 racing season on Saturday, March 16. In addition to the pulse-pounding action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the 22nd Annual Indiana Icebreaker - Presented by John Jones Auto Group will also include Modifieds and Pure Stocks. The pits gates at Brownstown Speedway will open at noon, followed by general admission gates at 1:00pm. An autograph session with the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will begin at 4:30pm, followed by on-track action at 6:00pm. To purchase advance tickets or find more information, visit: www.brownstownspeedway.com. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series resumes competition, following a knockout Florida-Georgia Speedweeks, averaging nearly 50 super late models per night during the eight-race stretch. Four different drivers have graced Victory Lane thus far, in 2019. Jonathan Davenport and Tyler Erb have recorded three wins each, with Earl Pearson Jr. and Hudson O'Neal each winning one main event. Davenport, the reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, leads the current standings by just 40-points over Tyler Erb, who is competing in his first full year on the tour. Pearson is third, followed by Scott Bloomquist and Devin Moran. Lucas Oil Championship Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 960 2 1T Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX 920 -40 3 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 895 -65 4 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 810 -150 5 1M Devin Moran Dresden, OH 780 -180 6 14 Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 735 -225 7 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 685 -275 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 670 -290 9 12J Jason Jameson Lawrenceburg, IN 650 -310 10 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 640 -320 11 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 625 -335 12 21 Bily Moyer Jr. Batesville, AR 610 -350 12 89 Justin Williams Concord, VA 610 -350 14 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL 605 -355 15 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 580 -380 16 50 Shanon Buckingham Morristown, TN 575 -385 17 1Gk Ryan King Seymour, TN 535 -425 18 66c Matt Cosner Ridgeley, WV 515 -445 18 33 Jeff Mathews Brandon, FL 515 -445 18 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO 515 -445 21 2s Stormy Scott Las Cruses, NM 490 -470 22 48 Colton Flinner Allison Park, PA 475 -485 Atomic Speedway Phone Number: 740-703-9749 Location: 2535 Blain Hwy, Waverly, OH 45690 Website: www.atomicspeedway.net Tire Rule for Atomic Speedway, March 15th: Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1300 Right Rear - Hoosier 01, 04 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main. *For the Feature, competitors may use 2 new rear tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Brownstown Speedway Phone Number: 812-358-5332 Location: 476 East CR 100, Brownstown, IN 47220 Website: www.brownstownspeedway.com Tire Rule for Brownstown Speedway, March 16th: Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350 Right Rear - Hoosier 03, LM40 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main. *For the Feature, competitors may use 2 new rear tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Event Purse: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,00
  2. Lucas Late Models Return to Action March 15th-16th BATAVIA, OHIO (March 11, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action this weekend, as the nation's elite dirt late model drivers make their annual trek to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Ind. Both events are expected to attract a powerful field of entries as drivers battle in a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and 50-lap, $12,000-to-win finale for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Friday's event at Atomic Speedway, the 5th Annual Buckeye Spring 50, will include a $500-to-win event for the Sport Modifieds. The pit gates will open at 3:00pm, followed by general admission gates at 4:00pm. Hot laps will begin at 6:00pm, followed by action-packed racing. For more information, visit: www.atomicspeedway.net. Brownstown Speedway, located on the Jackson County Fairgrounds, will kick off its 2019 racing season on Saturday, March 16. In addition to the pulse-pounding action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the 22nd Annual Indiana Icebreaker - Presented by John Jones Auto Group will also include Modifieds and Pure Stocks. The pits gates at Brownstown Speedway will open at noon, followed by general admission gates at 1:00pm. An autograph session with the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will begin at 4:30pm, followed by on-track action at 6:00pm. To purchase advance tickets or find more information, visit: www.brownstownspeedway.com. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series resumes competition, following a knockout Florida-Georgia Speedweeks, averaging nearly 50 super late models per night during the eight-race stretch. Four different drivers have graced Victory Lane thus far, in 2019. Jonathan Davenport and Tyler Erb have recorded three wins each, with Earl Pearson Jr. and Hudson O'Neal each winning one main event. Davenport, the reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, leads the current standings by just 40-points over Tyler Erb, who is competing in his first full year on the tour. Pearson is third, followed by Scott Bloomquist and Devin Moran. Lucas Oil Championship Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 960 2 1T Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX 920 -40 3 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 895 -65 4 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 810 -150 5 1M Devin Moran Dresden, OH 780 -180 6 14 Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 735 -225 7 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 685 -275 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 670 -290 9 12J Jason Jameson Lawrenceburg, IN 650 -310 10 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 640 -320 11 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 625 -335 12 21 Bily Moyer Jr. Batesville, AR 610 -350 12 89 Justin Williams Concord, VA 610 -350 14 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL 605 -355 15 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 580 -380 16 50 Shanon Buckingham Morristown, TN 575 -385 17 1Gk Ryan King Seymour, TN 535 -425 18 66c Matt Cosner Ridgeley, WV 515 -445 18 33 Jeff Mathews Brandon, FL 515 -445 18 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO 515 -445 21 2s Stormy Scott Las Cruses, NM 490 -470 22 48 Colton Flinner Allison Park, PA 475 -485 Atomic Speedway Phone Number: 740-703-9749 Location: 2535 Blain Hwy, Waverly, OH 45690 Website: www.atomicspeedway.net Tire Rule for Atomic Speedway, March 15th: Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1300 Right Rear - Hoosier 01, 04 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main. *For the Feature, competitors may use 2 new rear tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Brownstown Speedway Phone Number: 812-358-5332 Location: 476 East CR 100, Brownstown, IN 47220 Website: www.brownstownspeedway.com Tire Rule for Brownstown Speedway, March 16th: Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350 Right Rear - Hoosier 03, LM40 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main. *For the Feature, competitors may use 2 new rear tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Event Purse: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,00
  3. Davenport Strikes at East Bay TAMPA, FLA. (February 6, 2019) - The defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Jonathan Davenport survived a torrid battle with Brandon Sheppard to register his first series win of 2019 on Wednesday night at East Bay Raceway Park Courtesy LOLMDS PR Davenport took the lead from Sheppard on lap 26 and then held off Tyler Erb to win the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil. It was Davenport's fifth-career win at the "Clay by the Bay" and the 37th Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of his career. Erb's Best Performance Motorsports, Rocket entered the event winning three of the first four events of the season and was looking for his third straight victory at East Bay. Josh Richards came from the 23rd starting spot in the Clint Bowyer Racing, Peak Antifreeze and Coolant, Rocket to place third. Brandon Overton finished fourth after starting 18th. Sheppard rounded out the top five. A former Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year, Colton Flinner earned the first PFC Brakes Pole Award of his career and led the first eight laps of the main event before yielding to Brian Shirley on the ninth circuit. Davenport started fifth and kept pace with the leaders before charging to the point on the twelfth circuit. Davenport held the lead until Sheppard move ahead on lap 24. Davenport quickly fought back, passing Sheppard on lap 26 to take the lead for the final time. "I definitely wanted to see that last caution," said Davenport. "I was getting into lapped traffic and everybody was on the bottom going into one and two. Everybody out there earned their paycheck tonight. This is the slickest place in the world. When I went into three and four, I just put it on the floor. I can't thank my crew enough. We all put our heads together. We went back through our notes to see what we were missing on the set-up and their hard work paid off." Erb maintained his solid start to the season with a second-place finish. "Not winning that heat race and starting eighth probably hurt us tonight. Those restarts were wild. I was on the outside everytime and I didn't want to be there. We had a good race going. I hated to see that caution once I got past Sheppard. I could tell that JD's [Jonathan Davenport's] crew was telling him to run down the middle. It was a really great night. Good job to JD, Josh [Richards], and Sheppy [Sheppard]. It was a crazy and exciting race for sure." Richards overcame issues in his heat race and rebounded with a strong third-place run. "We had a long night. The motor hadn't been running right. We have had some fuel problems the last few days. I told the crew something wasn't right. We made a change right before the feature and I was just going to ride around there and it started going pretty good. We had a shot at the lead, but I'm happy to finish third." The winner's Lance Landers Motorsports, Longhorn Chassis is powered by a Cornett Racing Engine and is sponsored by: Nutrien Ag Solutions, Spartan Mowers, ASC Warranty, Penske Racing Shocks, Valvoline, and Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas. Completing the top ten were Kyle Bronson, Earl Pearson Jr., Brian Shirley, Don O'Neal, and Devin Moran. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil East Bay Raceway Park - Tampa, Fla. Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Colton Flinner / 14.526 seconds Fast Time Group B: Brian Shirley / 14.273 seconds (overall) Penske Race Shocks Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Colton Flinner, Billy Moyer, Earl Pearson, Jr., Colton Horner, Tim McCreadie, Matt Cosner, Devin Dixon, John Tweed, Jason Jameson-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Don O'Neal, Morgan Bagley, Gregg Satterlee, Greg Oakes, Hudson O'Neal, Shanon Buckingham, Freddie Carpenter, Joey Moriarty, Rusty Schlenk Simpson Race Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Jonathan Davenport, Scott Bloomquist, Stormy Scott, Josh Richards, Justin Williams, Allen Murray, Austin Rettig, Joe Denby Lucas Oil Products Penetrating Oil Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Brian Shirley, Tyler Erb, Mike Benedum, Kyle Bronson, Michael Lake, Dan Stone, Vic Hill, Devin Gilpin, Kerry King Wrisco Industries Heat Race #5 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Brandon Sheppard, Jimmy Owens, Ryan King, Jeff Mathews, Terry Casey, Joel Callahan, Blair Nothdurft, Tim Dohm , Geoffrey Carey GEICO Heat Race #6 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Tanner English, Dennis Erb, Jr., Brandon Overton, Billy Moyer, Jr., Austin Hubbard, Devin Moran, Jonathan Rowan, Tyler Carpenter Lucas Oil Products Red "N" Tacky Spray Grease B-Main #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Tim McCreadie, Colton Horner, Greg Oakes, Matt Cosner, Shanon Buckingham, Rusty Schlenk, Freddie Carpenter, Joey Moriarty, Allen Murray, Devin Dixon, Joe Denby, Hudson O'Neal, Justin Williams, John Tweed, Austin Rettig, Josh Richards-DNS, Jason Jameson-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Kyle Bronson, Billy Moyer, Jr., Michael Lake, Austin Hubbard, Terry Casey, Devin Moran, Jeff Mathews, Joel Callahan, Dan Stone, Vic Hill, Tyler Carpenter, Blair Nothdurft, Jonathan Rowan, Kerry King, Devin Gilpin, Geoffrey Carey, Tim Dohm-DNS DirtOnDirt.com Strawberry Dash Finish: Matt Cosner, Rusty Schlenk, Terry Casey, Joel Callahan, Freddie Carpenter, Michael Lake, Dan Stone, Blair Nothdurft, Joey Moriarty, Greg Oakes, Vic Hill, Shanon Buckingham, Devin Dixon Lucas Oil Feature Finish (40 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 5 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $7,000 2 8 1T Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX $3,500 3 23 14 Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $2,000 4 18 2 Brandon Overton Evans, GA $1,500 5 4 1S Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL $1,400 6 20 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL $1,300 7 13 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $1,200 8 2 3s Brian Shirley Chatham, IL $1,100 9 3 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $1,000 10 24 1M Devin Moran Dresden, OH $950 11 15 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $900 12 9 14m Morgan Bagley Gladewater, TX $850 13 22 21 Billy Moyer, Jr. Batesville, AR $800 14 12 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $750 15 19 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $725 16 7 9 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR $700 17 21 56JR Colton Horner Katy, TX $700 18 25 33 Jeff Mathews Brandon, FL $700 19 1 48 Colton Flinner Allison Park, PA $650 20 11 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $625 21 16 1Gk Ryan King Seymour, TN $625 22 10 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $600 23 14 25B Mike Benedum Salem, WV $600 24 6 116 Tanner English Benton, KY $600 25 17 2s Stormy Scott Las Cruses, NM $600 26 26 66c Matt Cosner Ridgeley, WV $600 Race Statistics Entrants: 52 Lap Leaders: Colton Flinner (Laps 1 - 8); Brian Shirley (Laps 9 - 11); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 12 - 23); Brandon Sheppard (Laps 24 - 25); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 26 - 40) Wrisco Feature Winner: Jonathan Davenport Margin of Victory: 1.551 seconds Cautions: Earl Pearson Jr., Stormy Scott (Lap 19); Tanner English (Lap 21); Jimmy Owens, Mike Benedum (Lap 22); Colton Flinner (Lap 25); Billy Moyer Jr. (Lap 27); Ryan King (Lap 30); Colton Horner (Lap 37) Series Provisionals: Josh Richards, Devin Moran Wrisco Industries Winternationals Provisional: Jeff Mathews DirtOnDirt.com Strawberry Dash Provisional: Matt Cosner Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Josh Richards (Advanced 20 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Earl Pearson Jr. Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Billy Moyer Jr. Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jonathan Davenport Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: *Rookie of the Race will begin after April 1st.* COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Cornett Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Longhorn Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Anthony Burroughs (Josh Richards) Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Tyler Erb (Lap #9 - 15.491 seconds) Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Jimmy Owens STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jonathan Davenport (27 Laps) PFC Brakes Pole Award: Colton Flinner Time of Race: 36 minutes 39 seconds *Results are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  4. Shirley and Davenport Share DTWC Front Row PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (October 19, 2018) - Brian Shirley and Jonathan Davenport will make up the front row for the 38th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Friday night's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event saw two rounds of passing point heats. Shirley and Davenport, the 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, earned the two highest point totals to earn their coveted starting spots for Saturday night's $100,000 to win main event. The first heat on Friday night saw the 2011 DTWC winner, Don O'Neal charge from his third starting position to win the race. O'Neal took the lead from Jason Jameson as he pulled away for the win. Jared Hawkins; who finished fifth in last year's DTWC; finished in second, followed by Boom Briggs and Jameson. The second heat in round one saw another third-place starter charge to the front and the win. Ricky Thornton, Jr.; who is subbing for Hudson O'Neal; took the lead from Delmas Conley and then stormed away for the victory. Gregg Satterlee came from fifth to finish in second-place, with seventh-place starter Bobby Pierce coming home in third. Chris Ferguson was fourth at the finish. The third heat in the first round went to Brian Shirley as he bolted to the lead from his outside front row starting spot. Shirley pulled away for the win. Dennis Erb Jr. finished in second with Darrell Lanigan and Chase Junghans completing the top four. In heat number four, Dale McDowell became the first pole sitter to win a heat. He took the lead at the start of the race and led the entire distance. Zack Dohm; who started alongside McDowell in row number one; finished in second followed by 2018 Portsmouth Raceway Park Late Model track champion, Eddie Carrier Jr. Josh Richards, the defending DTWC winner, came through the field to finish fourth after starting tenth. The final heat race of round one belonged to Mike Marlar, who grabbed the lead at the start of the race and went unchallenged for the win. Jonathan Davenport came from fifth to take second behind Marlar at the finish. Doug Drown was third with World 100 winner, Tim McCreadie taking fourth. The second round of heat races began with Josh Richards and two-time DTWC victor, Brandon Sheppard on the front row. The two had a spirited battle for the lead in the early going until Sheppard pulled away. Richards finished in second with Robbie Scott edging out Boom Briggs at the finish line to claim third. Briggs was fourth. The second heat race of round two was taken by three-time DTWC winner, Scott Bloomquist who pulled away from Devin Moran to get the victory. Moran placed second followed by Tim McCreadie and Jared Hawkins. In heat number three of round two, the 2018 Hillbilly Hundred winner, Brandon Overton held off Jason Covert for the win. Covert crossed the line in second with Eddie Carrier Jr. and Gregg Satterlee trailing. The fourth heat saw the 2018 Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50 winner, Brandon Fouts pulled the upset defeating Jonathan Davenport. Trailing Fouts and Davenport at the line were Dennis Erb Jr. and Kyle Bronson. Erb passed Bronson at the flagstand to get third on the final lap. The fifth and final heat of the night saw another home-track racer Shannon Thornsberry pick up the win over 2007 DTWC winner, Chub Frank. Brian Shirley and Ricky Thornton Jr. completed the top four. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Friday, October 19, 2018 Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries Portsmouth Raceway Park - Portsmouth, Ohio Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - ROUND ONE Finish: Don O'Neal, Jared Hawkins, Boom Briggs, Jason Jameson, RJ Conley, Shannon Thornsberry, Brandon Fouts, Ronnie Whitt, Austyn Mills-DNS, Jackie Boggs-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - ROUND ONE Finish: Ricky Thornton Jr., Gregg Satterlee, Bobby Pierce, Chris Ferguson, Ben Adkins, Brandon Overton, Stephen Breeding, Charlie Jude, Josh Bocook, Delmas Conley Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - ROUND ONE Finish: Brian Shirley, Dennis Erb, Jr., Darrell Lanigan, Chase Junghans, Robbie Scott, Kyle Bronson, Scott Bloomquist, Dave Hess, Jr., Billy Gullion, Lee Logan QA1 ROUND ONE Heat Race #4 - ROUND ONE Finish: Dale McDowell, Zack Dohm, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Josh Richards, Jason Covert, Rod Conley, Jimmy Owens, Colten Burdette, Mike Benedum, Devin Moran Rhino Ag Heat Race #5 - ROUND ONE Finish: Mike Marlar, Jonathan Davenport, Doug Drown, Tim McCreadie, Earl Pearson, Jr., Brandon Sheppard, Colton Flinner, Chub Frank, Jose Parga Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - ROUND TWO Finish: Brandon Sheppard, Josh Richards, Robbie Scott, Boom Briggs, Bobby Pierce, Don O'Neal, Jimmy Owens, Dave Hess, Jr., Jose Parga, Ben Adkins FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - ROUND TWO Finish: Scott Bloomquist, Devin Moran, Tim McCreadie, Jared Hawkins, Mike Marlar, Chris Ferguson, Chase Junghans, Colten Burdette, RJ Conley, Delmas Conley-DNS Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - ROUND TWO Finish: Brandon Overton, Jason Covert, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Gregg Satterlee, Earl Pearson, Jr., Darrell Lanigan, Jason Jameson, Doug Drown, Lee Logan, Jackie Boggs-DNS QA1 Heat Race #4 - ROUND TWO Finish: Brandon Fouts, Jonathan Davenport, Dennis Erb, Jr., Kyle Bronson, Rod Conley, Zack Dohm, Charlie Jude, Josh Bocook, Austyn Mills-DNS Rhino Ag Heat Race #5 - ROUND TWO Finish: Shannon Thornsberry, Chub Frank, Brian Shirley, Ricky Thornton Jr., Stephen Breeding, Billy Gullion, Dale McDowell, Mike Benedum, Colton Flinner, Ronnie Whitt Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Line Up (# Laps = # Cars Start, Top 3 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Bobby Pierce 32 18S Robbie Scott Zack Dohm 17d 14 Darrell Lanigan Kyle Bronson 40B 1* Chub Frank Chase Junghans 18J 12d Doug Drown Devin Moran 9 20 Jimmy Owens Billy Gullion 11G 44 Dave Hess, Jr. Colten Burdette 44B B1 Josh Bocook Ronnie Whitt 11R 11L Lee Logan Jackie Boggs 4B FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Line Up (# Laps = # Cars Start, Top 3 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Scott Bloomquist 0 17m Dale McDowell Brandon Fouts 81 22F Chris Ferguson Earl Pearson, Jr. 1 12J Jason Jameson Rod Conley 71R 99Bx Stephen Breeding RJ Conley 71c 21 Ben Adkins Charlie Jude CJ1 4T8 Colton Flinner Mike Benedum 25B 66P Jose Parga Austyn Mills 1AM 71d Delmas Conley Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries Feature Line Up (100 Laps): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Brian Shirley 3s 49 Jonathan Davenport Ricky Thornton Jr. 20RT 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Josh Richards 1R 22 Gregg Satterlee Mike Marlar 157 10C Eddie Carrier, Jr. Jared Hawkins 11H 5 Don O'Neal Brandon Overton 76 72C Jason Covert Boom Briggs 99B 1S Brandon Sheppard Tim McCreadie 39 17T Shannon Thornsberry B-Main Transfer 17TH 18TH B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer 19TH 20TH B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer 21ST 22ND B-Main Transfer LOLMDS Provisional 23RD 24TH LOLMDS Provisional Track Provisional 25TH 26TH Track Provisional
  5. Owens and Marlar Lead Pittsburgher 100 Field IMPERIAL, PA (October 5, 2018) - Jimmy Owens and Mike Marlar will make-up the front row for Saturday night's 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. Owens earned the pole starting spot for the $20,000 main event by easily winning heat race number one on Friday night. The three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion sprinted to the lead at the start of the 10-lap heat race and was unchallenged the entire distance. The Miller Welders overall fast qualifier, Michael Norris finished second, earning his spot in the main event. Mason Zeigler grabbed third, with first-time Pittsburgh visitor Frank Heckenast Jr. taking the fourth and final transfer spot. The second heat race saw five-time Pittsburgher 100 winner, Scott Bloomquist starting on the pole alongside Pennsylvania racer, Dan Angelicchio. Bloomquist bolted to the lead at the drop of the green flag and never looked back. Defending Pittsburgher 100 champion, Don O'Neal came from fifth to finish third in the race. Gregg Satterlee took the fourth and final spot out of heat two. The third heat race winner earned the outside front-row starting spot for tomorrow Saturday's, Pittsburgher 100. Mike Marlar took the lead from the first lap and held off a furious charge by Josh Richards and Bobby Pierce for the win. Richards; a 2-time Pittsburgher 100 champion; withstood the challenges of Pierce, who was entering his first-ever event at the half-mile oval. Chub Frank, the 2001 Pittsburgher 100 winner edged out Alex Ferree for the fourth and final transfer position. The final Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series heat saw a torrid battle throughout as Brandon Sheppard would get the win after dominating for most of the race. Sheppard, a five-time winner on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour in 2018, took the win over current series points leader Jonathan Davenport, Dennis Erb Jr., and Earl Pearson Jr. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Friday, October 5, 2018 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100 Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway - Imperial, Pa. Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Michael Norris / 17.667 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Mike Marlar / 17.800 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Jimmy Owens, Michael Norris, Mason Zeigler, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Kyle Bronson, Darrell Lanigan, Derek Stefanick, Andy Haus FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Colton Flinner, Don O'Neal, Gregg Satterlee, Ricky Thornton Jr., Jared Miley, Dan Angelicchio, Kelvin Kohan-DNS Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Mike Marlar, Josh Richards, Bobby Pierce, Chub Frank, Alex Ferree, Jake Gunn, Todd Weldon QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Brandon Sheppard, Jonathan Davenport, Dennis Erb Jr., Earl Pearson Jr., Boom Briggs, Davey Johnson, Jon Hodgkiss, AJ Campbell, Tim McCreadie-DNS Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Line Up (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Kyle Bronson 40B 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr. Darrell Lanigan 14 10 Jared Miley Derek Stefanick 65 14A Dan Angelicchio Andy Haus 76 15* Kelvin Kohan FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (12 Line Up, Top 3 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Alex Ferree 4 99B Boom Briggs Jake Gunn 7G 1J Davey Johnson Todd Weldon 13 69 Jon Hodgkiss AJ Campbell 94 39 Tim McCreadie Lucas Oil Feature Line Up (100 Laps): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Jimmy Owens 20 157 Mike Marlar Scott Bloomquist 0 1S Brandon Sheppard Michael Norris 72 1R Josh Richards Colton Flinner 4T8 49 Jonathan Davenport Mason Zeigler 25Z 32 Bobby Pierce Don O'Neal 5 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Frank Heckenast, Jr. 99JR 1* Chub Frank Gregg Satterlee 22 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. B-Main #1 - 1st Place 17th 18th B-Main #2 - 1st Place B-Main #1 - 2nd Place 19th 20th B-Main #2 - 2nd Place B-Main #1 - 3rd Place 21st 22nd B-Main #2 - 3rd Place Series Provisional 23rd 24th Series Provisional
  6. McDowell Captures Fourth Dixie Shootout WOODSTOCK, GA (September 29, 2018) - Dale McDowell dominated the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout on Saturday night at Dixie Speedway. The Georgia native set the Miller Welders overall fast time, won his heat, and led all 50-laps to score his fourth-career win in the annual event. Jonathan Davenport finished second after making several charges at McDowell throughout the main event. Josh Richards finished in third after yielding second to Davenport on lap 18. Brandon Overton came across the finish line in fourth. Tim McCreadie notched his second-straight top five finish with his fifth-place run. "It was a great night for us. We qualified well and started up front. Thanks to Shane [McDowell] and everybody with the team. They all worked extremely hard on this car and it paid off tonight. I was thinking of Mike [Swims] when I came around for the checkered flag. I felt like he was talking to me and saying good job buddy or something like that. Thanks to all of the Swims family, this place has remained such a solid piece of racing history for years and years. Thanks to all of you race fans, without you, we couldn't do this." A caution with 25-laps completed helped McDowell as Davenport had cut the gap between the two. "I never thought I would see the day when clean air is so important in dirt track racing. When I got behind those guys I was trying to lap, it was dirty, messy air, and I couldn't maneuver the car like I wanted to. When you are out front in those situations, you are just a sitting duck. Those guys behind you are going to go where you aren't." "I figured JD [Davenport] was on the top side and Shane [McDowell] was giving me signals that he was closing. He looked really good in his heat, so I figured he was on the top side and Josh was in the middle. I had to get kind of greedy and those guys are tough week in and week out. It's so special to win this race," said the 52-year-old driver in Lucas Oil Victory Lane for the ninth time in his career. With his win, he becomes the 19th different winner on the tour in 2018. "I really don't know if I wanted to see that caution at lap 25," said Davenport, who extended his series point lead with his runner-up finish. "We were pretty good in lapped traffic. We were quite maneuverable and that's how we got by Josh. The track was cleaning up in a hurry. Congratulations to Dale, he had tough luck last night while leading at Tri-County. This might be the best I have ever raced here. I grew-up about an hour and a half from here. It was a great points night for us as well." Richards was happy with his podium finish. "We had a really good car tonight. I have to thank Clint Smith for giving me some pointers, he has a lot of experience racing here and it definitely helped me. We had a pretty good car for the feature. We just need to fine tune it a little bit. Towards the end I was just trying to ride and save the right rear tire." The winner's Sweet-Bloomquist Race Car is powered by a Clements Racing Engine and sponsored by: Textron Off-Road, New Era Industrial, Klotz Synthetics, Cometic Gasket, Will Kinzer Foundation for Autism Research, and Quality Natural Gas. Completing the top ten were Casey Roberts, Tyler Millwood, Jimmy Owens, Don O'Neal, and Earl Pearson Jr. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Saturday, September 29, 2018 Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout Dixie Speedway - Woodstock, Ga. Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Dale McDowell / 14.455 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Tyler Millwood / 14.573 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Dale McDowell, Cla Knight, Michael Brown, Justin Shipley, Zach Leonhardi, Frank Ingram, Gregg Satterlee, Kyle Bronson, Scott Bloomquist, John Henderson, Scott Groves FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Josh Richards, Casey Roberts, Brandon Overton, Donald McIntosh, Ray Cook, Steven Roberts, Dalton Polston, Will Roland, Aaron Wilson, Blake Spencer, Cass Fowler Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Tyler Millwood, Jimmy Owens, Austin Horton, Clint Smith, Dennis Erb, Jr., Jason Croft, Austin Tyler Smith, Lamar Haygood, Brian Connor, Kenny Collins, Eric Granger QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Jonathan Davenport, Tim McCreadie, Earl Pearson, Jr., Don O'Neal, Jason Hiett, Mason Zeigler, Darrell Lanigan Aaron Ridley, Bobby Pierce, Rob Mayea, Michael Page Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Ray Cook, Zach Leonhardi, Frank Ingram, Steven Roberts, Kyle Bronson, Gregg Satterlee, Aaron Wilson, Dalton Polston, Will Roland, Scott Groves, John Henderson, Cass Fowler, Blake Spencer, Scott Bloomquist-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Jason Hiett, Dennis Erb, Jr., Jason Croft, Darrell Lanigan, Austin Tyler Smith, Mason Zeigler, Aaron Ridley, Michael Page, Bobby Pierce, Lamar Haygood, Kenny Collins, Rob Mayea, Brian Connor-DNS, Eric Granger-DNS Lucas Oil Feature Finish (50 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 1 17m Dale McDowell Chickamauga, GA $12,000 2 4 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $6,400 3 3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $4,500 4 11 76 Brandon Overton Evans, GA $2,750 5 8 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $2,950 6 7 101 Casey Roberts Toccoa, GA $1,800 7 2 31T Tyler Millwood Kingston, GA $1,500 8 6 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $2,100 9 16 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $2,000 10 12 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $1,900 11 14 06 Clint Smith Senoia, GA $1,075 12 10 16 Austin Horton Whitesburg, GA $1,050 13 21 F9 Frank Ingram Woodstock, GA $1,025 14 23 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $1,800 15 18 1J Jason Hiett Oxford, AL $1,000 16 25 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $800 17 17 53 Ray Cook Brasstown, NC $1,000 18 9 79 Michael Brown Lancaster, SC $1,000 19 20 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $1,700 20 24 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $1,700 21 22 9J Jason Croft Woodstock, GA $1,000 22 26 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $800 23 19 24 Zach Leonhardi Cartersville, GA $1,000 24 5 42 Cla Knight N. Augusta, SC $1,000 25 13 08 Justin Shipley Douglasville, GA $1,000 26 15 7 Donald McIntosh Dawsonville, GA $1,000 Race Statistics Entrants: 44 Lap Leaders: Dale McDowell (Laps 1 - 50) Wrisco Feature Winner: Dale McDowell Margin of Victory: 0.646 seconds Cautions: Justin Shipley (Lap 25) Series Provisionals: Scott Bloomquist, Bobby Pierce Series Emergency Provisionals: Darrell Lanigan, Gregg Satterlee Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Scott Bloomquist (Advanced 9 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Brandon Overton Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jonathan Davenport Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: n/a COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Clements Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Shane McDowell (Dale McDowell) Fastest Lap of the Race: Dale McDowell (Lap #4 - 15.5673 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Dale McDowell (50 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Kyle Bronson PFC Brakes Pole Award: Dale McDowell Time of Race: 20 minutes 10 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 7820 $262,248.79 2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 7595 $177,229.67 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 7410 $217,752.58 4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 7280 $357,614.50 5 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 7180 $167,833.49 6 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 7085 $134,750.00 7 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 7050 $200,152.90 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 7010 $143,408.79 9 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 6510 $101,672.00 10 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 6450 $117,368.95 11 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 6320 $88,044.97 12 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 6235 $72,162.31 13 40B Kyle Bronson® Brandon, FL 6100 $81,685.00 14 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5825 $121,325.00 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  7. Late Pass Propels Pierce at Brownstown BROWNSTOWN, IND. (September 23, 2018) - Bobby Pierce passed race leader Jonathan Davenport as the two headed to the white flag and held off Davenport on the final circuit to win Sunday afternoon's 39th Annual Jackson 100 at Brownstown Speedway. The win also marks Pierce's third trip to Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Victory Lane this season and his first at the historic quarter-mile oval. Mason Zeigler led the first seventeen laps until Tim McCreadie powered to the point. McCreadie held the lead until lap 60 when Davenport roared from the sixth-starting position to take over the top spot. After a caution with 19 laps to go Davenport began to pull away. Pierce remained glued to the bottom of the track as Davenport's lead slowly evaporated. Pierce pulled even with Davenport in the waning laps and was able to make the pass as the two exited turn four heading for the white-flag. Pierce then held off a last lap effort by Davenport to take the victory. McCreadie crossed the finish line in third. Jimmy Owens stormed through the field to finish fourth, after pitting on lap 57 for a tire change. Darrell Lanigan came home in fifth. Pierce was breathless in his Lucas Oil Victory Lane post-race interview. "Wow, out of all of the places to win my first big race of the season, I didn't think it would happen here at Brownstown. You have to stay so focused here. It gets really slick. To finish second to JD [Davenport] would not have been bad. Thanks to all the fans for coming. I don't know what to say, my emotions have taken over." "It's been a long year. We have been so close to getting some big wins, to finally get it feels really good," Pierce added. "I have got to thank my dad and Danny Myers. I didn't think what they suggested would work. I think I won a kid modz race here before, but this is obviously very special, this track has such a great racing history." "On that last restart I didn't know if I could stay with him [Davenport] but on the long-run I think I was better than him. It worked out, I don't know how it did. I can't wait to watch the re-play of this race." With his runner-up finish, Davenport will maintain the series points lead heading to Dixie and Rome next week. "Bobby is good no doubt about it. He gave me the Silver Dollar Nationals back in July at I-80. He [Pierce] did a heck of a job. On that last restart I thought I might be in trouble because I didn't have a lot of grip left on the tires. I think I let them cool off too much. From the way we started the weekend and after starting seventh in our heat race and to get to the front, hats off to my crew. We are headed in the right direction and it was a good night as well." McCreadie, who led 41 of the 100 laps commented on his third-place finish. "It was a lot of fun out there today. Hats off to Bobby and Jonathan, we are happy to be competitive. We are doing it harder than anyone in the pit area, it's great to run up front against these guys." The winner's Dunn-Benson Motorsports, Rocket Chassis is powered by a Pro Power Racing Engine and sponsored by: Campbell University, Dunn-Benson Ford, Allgayer Inc., Hoker Trucking, Inc., Premier Waste Services, Berger's Marina, Carnaghi Towing, Schoenfeld Headers, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Sunoco Race Fuels, and Advanced Racing Suspensions. Completing the top ten were Kent Robinson, Earl Pearson Jr., Josh Richards, Ricky Thornton Jr., and Nick Hoffman. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 39th Annual Jackson 100 Brownstown Speedway - Brownstown, IN Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Jason Jameson / 13.538 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Mason Zeigler / 14.115 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Josh Richards, Jason Jameson, Duane Chamberlain, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Owens, Devin Gilpin, Kody Evans, Karlie Holt, Zak Blackwood FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Ricky Thornton Jr., Kyle Bronson, Nick Hoffman, Scott Bloomquist, Chad Stapleton, Victor Lee, Jared Bailey, Joe Godsey, Jeff Roth, Brayton Laster Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Mason Zeigler, Jonathan Davenport, Scott James , Darrell Lanigan, Dennis Erb, Jr., Alan Magner, Gregg Satterlee, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Steve Godsey, Steve Casebolt-DNS QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Tim McCreadie, Don O'Neal, Colten Burdette, Kent Robinson, Earl Pearson, Jr., Zach McMillan, Michael Chilton, Greg Johnson, Adam Bowman, Brad Barrow-DNS Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Victor Lee, Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Owens, Chad Stapleton, Devin Gilpin, Jeff Roth, Joe Godsey, Kody Evans, Karlie Holt, Brayton Laster, Jared Bailey, Zak Blackwood FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Earl Pearson, Jr., Dennis Erb, Jr., Michael Chilton, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Adam Bowman, Gregg Satterlee, Steve Godsey, Zach McMillan, Alan Magner, Greg Johnson-DNS, Steve Casebolt-DNS, Brad Barrow-DNS Lucas Oil Feature Finish (100 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 19 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $20,700 2 6 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $10,900 3 4 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $6,700 4 21 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $4,800 5 14 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $4,200 6 16 7R Kent Robinson Bloomington, IN $2,500 7 18 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $2,900 8 1 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $3,000 9 3 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr. Sedgwick, KS $1,800 10 11 2H Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC $1,750 11 17 1X Victor Lee Danville, KY $1,650 12 12 44B Colten Burdette Parkersburg, WV $1,600 13 7 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $1,650 14 23 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $2,200 15 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $2,250 16 20 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $2,100 17 15 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $2,150 18 25 17m Alan Magner North Vernon, IN $1,300 19 5 12J Jason Jameson Lawrenceburg, IN $1,250 20 10 83 Scott James Lawrenceburg, IN $1,200 21 24 1G Devin Gilpin Columbus, IN $1,200 22 2 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $1,900 23 22 97 Michael Chilton Salvisa, KY $1,200 24 9 20c Duane Chamberlain Richmond, IN $1,200 25 13 99JR Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL $1,200 Race Statistics Entrants: 40 Lap Leaders: Mason Zeigler (Laps 1 - 17); Tim McCreadie (Laps 18 - 59); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 60 - 72); Bobby Pierce (Laps 73-76); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 77-98); Bobby Pierce (Laps 99 - 100) Wrisco Feature Winner: Bobby Pierce Margin of Victory: 0.237 seconds Cautions: Dennis Erb Jr. (Lap 21); Debris (Lap 22); Jason Jameson (Lap 43); Devin Gilpin (Lap 52); Josh Richards (Lap 59); Scott Bloomquist (Lap 65); Don O'Neal (Lap 70); Don O'Neal, Gregg Satterlee (Lap 81) Series Provisional: Gregg Satterlee Miller Welder Fast Time Provisional: Devin Gilpin Brownstown Speedway Provisional: Alan Magner Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Bobby Pierce (Advanced 18 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Ricky Thornton Jr. Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Bobby Pierce Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Kyle Bronson COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Pro Power Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Bob Pierce (Bobby Pierce) Fastest Lap of the Race: Mason Zeigler (Lap #3 - 14.0374 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Tim McCreadie (41 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Kyle Bronson PFC Brakes Pole Award: Josh Richards Time of Race: 49 minutes 22 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 7590 $255,848.79 2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 7375 $172,729.67 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 7250 $215,952.58 4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 7100 $355,714.50 5 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 6990 $165,733.49 6 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 6920 $198,452.90 7 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 6880 $131,800.00 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 6825 $141,408.79 9 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 6360 $100,872.00 10 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 6325 $116,568.95 11 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 6205 $87,244.97 12 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 6100 $70,462.31 13 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 5985 $81,585.00 14 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5825 $121,325.00 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  8. Owens conquers Late Model Knoxville Nationals KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 15, 2018) - Three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series champion walked away with a $40,000 check after ruling the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store. Owens took the lead on lap 41 from Brandon Sheppard and held off a charging Bobby Pierce to score his first Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals victory. Don O'Neal fought off a late-race challenge from Josh Richards to finish second. Richards came home in third, followed by Scott Bloomquist and 28th starter Brian Shirley. Gaining momentum from a lap 38 restart, Owens powered on lap 41. Owens stretched his lead to a full straightaway mid-race before encountering lapped traffic on lap 75, opening the door for Pierce. The duo crossed the line door-to-door on the 80th circuit before Pierce slipped over the berm and lost his momentum, relinquishing the spot to Owens. Don O'Neal moved into second after a lap-82 restart, shuffling Pierce to third. The final caution waved on lap 88 when O'Neal and Pierce made contact while battling for second. Owens sailed away in the final laps to become the twelfth different winner of the annual event. "This is awesome," Owens said. "I have to thank Leon Ramirez and all of my friends and family for believing in me. Thanks to God for a safe race and to all of the fans. I hope Leon, and everyone was watching tonight cheering me on. They have had enough heartbreak like I have this year. It's awesome to get this win and thanks to my crew for busting their tails." "When Bobby [Pierce] got up beside me it didn't change how I was running," Owens added. "We a good car. The lapped cars were running three and four wide and I knew those guys behind me were going to close in on me. I was expecting some sort of pass from someone. It was so hard to maneuver through traffic because the track was so good tonight." O'Neal was looking for his second-career Late Model Nationals victory. "The cushion was really treacherous especially at the end of the race. We would fall back a spot or two on the restarts. We have had a little bad luck and been off a few times, but we got things turned around here tonight and it helps the morale of the Peak Antifreeze team." Richards, who has earned four, second-place finishes in the event was happy with his podium finish. "I had a blast out there. We had some problems yesterday that got us behind. We could have gotten some more points last night, but thanks to everyone on the Best Performance team for working hard on the car. I think we were a little better than Don [O'Neal] at the end I just couldn't quite squeeze by him. We had a fun race there." Owens' Ramirez Motorsports-owned Rocket Chassis is powered by a Durham Racing Engine and sponsored by: E3 Spark Plugs, Boomtest Well Service, Tommy Pope Construction, Red Bone Fishing and Rental, Power Rig, LLC, Red Line Oil, Keyser, Hypercoil Springs, Midwest Sheet Metal and Cheap Cars. Completing the top ten were Brandon Sheppard, Bobby Pierce, Tyler Erb, Chad Simpson and Earl Pearson Jr. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Saturday, September 15, 2018 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals - presented by Casey's General Stores Knoxville Raceway - Knoxville, Iowa FAST Shafts C-Main Finish (15 Laps, Top 4 Transfer to B-Main): Scott James, Morgan Bagley, Gregg Satterlee, Brent Larson, Rob Toland, JC Wyman, Mike Fryer, Al Humphrey, Brian Harris, Justin Zeitner, Junior Coover, Lyle Zanker, Zach McMillan-DNS, Jay Johnson-DNS, Jonathan Brauns-DNS, Joel Callahan-DNS Penske Racing Shocks B-Main Finish (20 Laps, Top 6 Transfer to A-Main): Ricky Thornton Jr., Jared Landers, Dennis Erb, Jr., Brian Shirley, Scott James , Darrell Lanigan, Jason Feger, Jeremiah Hurst, Justin Duty, Jake Neal, Mike Mataragas, Morgan Bagley, Chris Spieker, Joey Moriarty, Scott Ward, Matt Furman, Austin Rettig, Gregg Satterlee, Brent Larson, Dave Eckrich, Nick Marolf, Spencer Diercks Lucas Oil Feature Finish (100 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 7 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $40,800 2 4 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $20,800 3 21 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $11,000 4 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $5,800 5 28 3s Brian Shirley Chatham, IL $4,000 6 1 1S Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL $3,750 7 22 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $4,200 8 5 91 Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX $3,000 9 6 25s Chad Simpson Mt. Vernon, IA $2,800 10 2 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $3,500 11 9 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $3,400 12 27 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $3,300 14 8 99JR Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL $2,350 14 20 18J Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS $2,300 15 25 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr. Sedgwick, KS $2,250 16 30 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $3,100 17 14 16T Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA $2,150 18 18 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $2,925 19 12 76 Brandon Overton Evans, GA $2,100 20 10 32S Chris Simpson Oxford, IA $2,075 21 24 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR $2,050 22 32 25F Jason Feger Bloomington, IL $2,025 23 17 18 Shannon Babb Mowequa, IL $2,000 24 15 25C Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA $2,000 25 31 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $3,200 26 13 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $2,700 27 11 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $2,000 28 16 28m Jimmy Mars Menomonie, WI $2,000 29 26 1777 Jared Landers Batesville, AR $2,000 30 29 83 Scott James Lawrenceburg, IN $2,000 31 19 30 Brian Birkhofer Muscatine, IA $2,000 32 23 00s Jesse Stovall Billings, MO $2,000 Race Statistics Entrants: 58 Lap Leaders: Earl Pearson Jr. (Laps 1 - 5); Brandon Sheppard (Laps 6 - 40); Jimmy Owens (Laps 41 - 100) Wrisco Feature Winner: Jimmy Owens Margin of Victory: 3.436 seconds Cautions: Ricky Thornton Jr.(Lap 12); Mason Zeigler (Lap 22); Chris Simpson (Lap 38); Jared Landers (Lap 41); Tyler Bruening (Lap 47); Gregg Satterlee, Tim McCreadie, Kyle Bronson (Lap 52); Shane Clanton (Lap 56); Brandon Sheppard (Lap 81); Bobby Pierce (Lap 88) Series Provisional: Gregg Satterlee Knoxville Raceway Provisional: Jason Feger Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Brian Shirley (Advanced 23 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Brandon Sheppard Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jimmy Owens Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Durham Race Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Jeff Strope (Jimmy Owens) Fastest Lap of the Race: Brandon Sheppard (Lap #2 - 19.867 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jimmy Owens (61 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Justin Duty PFC Brakes Pole Award: Brandon Sheppard Time of Race: 88 minutes 17 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 7360 $242,948.79 2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 7185 $169,729.67 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 7105 $210,052.58 4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 6905 $350,514.50 5 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 6780 $160,933.49 6 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 6670 $139,158.79 6 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 6670 $174,752.90 8 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 6660 $124,600.00 9 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 6165 $113,868.95 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 6155 $95,672.00 11 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 6070 $84,469.97 12 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 5950 $66,762.31 13 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5825 $121,325.00 14 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 5820 $79,435.00 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  9. Sheppard Romps from Nineteenth to Win at Knoxville KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 14, 2018) - From nineteenth on the grid, Brandon Sheppard charged through the field to win Friday night's portion of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store. Sheppard used a late-race restart to take the top spot from Frank Heckenast Jr. and then sprinted away for his fifth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of 2018 and his first-ever win at Knoxville. Heckenast led from the onset of the 25-lap main event as he looked for his third victory of the season. A restart with six laps remaining was the ticket for Sheppard, who had climbed through the field for the second night in a row. Sheppard dove to the inside of the race track entering turn one and powered by Heckenast down the back straightaway to grab the lead from his fellow Illini driver. Sheppard pulled away in the closing laps to clinch the $7,000 victory. Heckenast finished second followed by Don O'Neal in third. Jonathan Davenport came home in fourth after running as high as second in the race. Tim McCreadie, who started tenth, rounded out the top five. "I can't believe it," said the 25-year-old in Lucas Oil Victory Lane. "My crew has been working so hard this week. We have had a really fast car the whole time. We qualified good the last two nights, but we started so deep in the heat races. The earlier heat races it's hard to pass, but the later heats it's a lot better once the track slicks off. The feature tonight I hope it's a lot like tomorrow night, because it's a lot of fun. This is the Knoxville I love coming to." "My car was a little tight there for a while, but I made up good time on the bottom. I had a good restart one time and I hit one-and-two just right and I went around a couple of guys. I got to third and then I was hoping on the restart to start on the bottom. I learned from Josh [Richards] here in 2013 about getting the lead. When Frankie [Heckenast] entered turn one on that last restart he drifted up high and that just opened the door on the bottom for me." Heckenast, who was seeking his first career Lucas Oil win, held on for the second spot at the finish. "We had a really car tonight. We have been good all weekend. We had a fifth here last night. We are kind of parked over there by ourselves. We were really close tonight. I can't thank everyone enough. I gave the race away on the restart. On the restarts they would get such a run on me into one. I thought I could hang out there on the top and get a run off of two, but Brandon obviously had a lot of traction. His car was good. I guess if we are going to have one taken away I would rather have it tonight than tomorrow night." O'Neal, who won the main event at Knoxville in 2011, finished in third to earn the fourth-starting spot for Saturday night's finale. "All-in-all it was good run for us tonight. We had a good race there at the end with Davenport and we were able to get by him. We are getting better this week, we just need to get a little better for tomorrow night. We would have liked to have won tonight, but tomorrow night is what really counts." Sheppard's, Mark Richards Racing Rocket Chassis House Car is powered by a Durham Racing Engine and sponsored by: Valvoline, Seubert Calf Ranches, Gunter's Honey, Ace Metal Works, Sallack Well Service, Sunoco Race Fuels, Keyser and Integra. Completing the top ten were Jimmy Mars, Tyler Bruening, Jimmy Owens, Chad Simpson and Kyle Bronson. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Thursday, September 14, 2018 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals - presented by Casey's General Stores Knoxville Raceway - Knoxville, IA Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Chad Simpson / 18.130 seconds Fast Time Group B: Scott Bloomquist / 17.875 seconds (overall) Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Matt Furman, Tyler Bruening, Chad Simpson, Earl Pearson, Jr., Brent Larson, Mike Mataragas, Scott James , Brian Birkhofer, Chase Junghans FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Billy Moyer, Jonathan Davenport, Brian Shirley, Brandon Sheppard, Shannon Babb, Shane Clanton, Jason Feger, Jonathan Brauns, Rob Toland Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Scott Ward, Jeremiah Hurst, Jesse Stovall, Dennis Erb, Jr., Josh Richards, Brandon Overton, Mason Zeigler, Jared Landers, Mike Fryer, Dave Eckrich QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Austin Rettig, Tim McCreadie, Morgan Bagley, Kyle Bronson, Spencer Diercks, Justin Zeitner, JC Wyman, Nick Marolf, Junior Coover Lucas Oil Heat Race #5 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Mars, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Chris Simpson, Tyler Erb, Gregg Satterlee, Darrell Lanigan, Jake Neal, Al Humphrey Casey's General Store Heat Race #6 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Don O'Neal, Jimmy Owens, Justin Duty, Ricky Thornton Jr., Chris Spieker, Zach McMillan, Joey Moriarty, Brian Harris, Lyle Zanker FAST Shafts C-Main Finish (12 Laps, Top 4 Transfer to B-Main): Darrell Lanigan, Jason Feger, Jared Landers, Jake Neal, Brian Birkhofer, Scott James , Mason Zeigler, Joey Moriarty, Rob Toland, Nick Marolf, Brian Harris, Dave Eckrich, Mike Fryer, JC Wyman, Al Humphrey, Justin Zeitner, Jonathan Brauns, Lyle Zanker, Chase Junghans, Junior Coover Penske Racing Shocks B-Main Finish (15 Laps, Top 6 Transfer to A-Main): Brandon Sheppard, Tyler Erb, Kyle Bronson, Josh Richards, Shannon Babb, Shane Clanton, Ricky Thornton Jr., Spencer Diercks, Dennis Erb, Jr., Earl Pearson, Jr., Brandon Overton, Darrell Lanigan, Gregg Satterlee, Chris Spieker, Jason Feger, Mike Mataragas, Morgan Bagley, Jake Neal, Brent Larson, Jared Landers, Zach McMillan, Chris Simpson Lucas Oil Feature Finish (25 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 19 1S Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL $7,000 2 2 99JR Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL $4,000 3 4 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $3,000 4 3 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $2,000 5 10 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $1,500 6 12 28m Jimmy Mars Menomonie, WI $1,000 7 1 16T Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA $900 8 6 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $800 9 7 25s Chad Simpson Mt. Vernon, IA $700 10 21 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $600 11 18 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $580 12 20 91 Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX $560 13 15 3s Brian Shirley Chatham, IL $540 14 23 18 Shannon Babb Mowequa, IL $520 15 11 58H Jeremiah Hurst Dubuque, IA $500 16 9 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR $490 17 13 51 Matt Furman Portland, OR $480 18 14 15d Justin Duty Portland, OR $470 19 16 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO $460 20 5 00s Jesse Stovall Billings, MO $450 21 24 25C Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA $440 22 17 37 Scott Ward Hayti, SD $430 23 22 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $410 24 8 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $400 Race Statistics Entrants : 57 Lap Leaders: Frank Heckenast Jr. (Laps 1 - 19); Brandon Sheppard (Laps 20 - 25) Wrisco Feature Winner: Brandon Sheppard Margin of Victory: 0.909 seconds Cautions: Austin Rettig (Lap 1); Jesse Stovall (Lap 18); Matt Furman (Lap 19) Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Brandon Sheppard (Advanced 18 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Brandon Sheppard Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Brandon Sheppard Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Kyle Bronson COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Durham Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Austin Hargrove (Brandon Sheppard) Fastest Lap of the Race: Frank Heckenast Jr. (Lap #2 - 19.143 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Frank Heckenast (19 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Justin Duty PFC Brakes Pole Award: Tyler Bruening Time of Race: 21 minutes 04 seconds SATURDAY LINE UPS: FAST Shafts C-Main Line Up (15 Laps, Top 4 Transfer to B-Main): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Scott James 83 22 Gregg Satterlee Morgan Bagley 14m 14z Zach McMillan Rob Toland 39T B1 Brent Larson Justin Zeitner 1GRT 93J Jay Johnson Mike Fryer 54 93 Brian Harris JC Wyman 4W 6H Al Humphrey Jonathan Brauns 22B 9 Lyle Zanker Joel Callahan 40 10C Junior Coover Penske Racing Shocks B-Main Line-Up (20 Laps, Top 6 Transfer to A-Main): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Jeremiah Hurst 58H 3s Brian Shirley Matt Furman 51 1777 Jared Landers Justin Duty 15D 94 Austin Rettig Scott Ward 37 58 Dave Eckrich Darrell Lanigan 14 14J Jake Neal Dennis Erb Jr. 28 29D Spencer Diercks Ricky Thornton Jr. 20RT 1M Mike Mataragas Joey Moriarty 51M 56s Chris Spieker Jason Feger 25F 33 Nick Marolf Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Feature Line-Up (100 Laps): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Brandon Sheppard 1s 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Scott Bloomquist 0 5 Don O'Neal Tyler Erb 91 25s Chad Simpson Jimmy Owens 20 99JR Frank Heckenast Jr. Jonathan Davenport 49 32s Chris Simpson Kyle Bronson 40B 76 Brandon Overton Tim McCreadie 39 16T Tyler Bruening Shane Clanton 25c 28m Jimmy Mars Shannon Babb 18 25z Mason Zeigler Brian Birkhofer 30 18J Chase Junghans Josh Richards 1R 32 Bobby Pierce Jesse Stovall 00s 21 Billy Moyer B-Main - 1st 25th 26th B-Main - 2nd B-Main - 3rd 27th 28th B-Main - 4th B-Main - 5th 29th 30th B-Main - 6th LOLMDS Prov. 1 31st 32nd LOLMDS Prov. 2
  10. Tyler Erb Triumps at Knoxville KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 13, 2018) - Tyler Erb scored his first career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win on Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway. The 21-year-old Texan took the lead from Mason Zeigler with eight laps to go to become the eighteenth different winner on the series tour in 2018. Earl Pearson Jr. passed Chad Simpson on the final lap to finish in second. Jimmy Owens finished in fourth followed by Frank Heckenast Jr. Zeigler, who leads the Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year chase, led the first sixteen laps of the race until he jumped the cushion in turn four, leaving the door open for Erb to take the top spot. Erb then pulled away to take the victory in night number one of the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store. An emotional Erb in Lucas Oil Victory Lane thanked a multitude of people for sticking with him this year. "Thanks to everyone who helps me. It's been a long year and a lot of stuff has happened. Thanks to Wayne Childress and Steven Roberts. It feels like I have been racing forever and it has not been that long. This is the sweetest feeling I have ever had in my life." "I was pretty good there. I had a good run going on him [Zeigler] and I hit that burm in two. Once he [Zeigler] jumped the cushion I figured I had better go, it might have been my only shot. Words cannot even describe how I feel right now." Pearson slid in front of Chad Simpson off the final turn to finish runner-up to Erb. "That's all my fault, Chad and I are real good friends. I miscalculated there on the slide job. I hit the black and just slid up in front of him. My apologizes to him and I am just glad it didn't take out both of us. I don't drive that way and like I said it was just a miscalculation on my part. I was riding around the top. We were not very good on the bottom. That last caution definitely helped us starting on the outside." Simpson, the current Lucas Oil MLRA points leader finished third. "We had a really good race car. I think early in the race when I was trying to take the lead I used up my right rear tire too much. There late in the race I was just kind of wheel spinning with it. I am sure it is all shredded up really good. It was a good night for us and a good finish. It should be a good point night for us." Erb's Rocket Chassis is powered by a Clements Racing Engine and sponsored by: First Class Septic Systems, New Point Lighting and Design, Day Motorsports, KBC Graphics.com, Franklin Enterprises, Keyser Manufacturing, Toste Construction and Roberts Bee Company. Completing the top ten were Scott Bloomquist, Brandon Sheppard, Chase Junghans, Chris Simpson and Mason Zeigler. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Thursday, September 13, 2018 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals - presented by Casey's General Stores Knoxville Raceway - Knoxville, IA Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Brandon Sheppard / 17.739 seconds Fast Time Group B: Scott Bloomquist / 17.231 seconds (overall) Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Jesse Stovall, Jeremiah Hurst, Mason Zeigler, Tim McCreadie, Brandon Sheppard, Josh Richards, Tyler Bruening, Spencer Diercks, Brent Larson, Jonathan Brauns FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Chase Junghans, Chris Simpson, Jimmy Mars, Mike Mataragas, Don O'Neal, Jake Neal, Dennis Erb, Jr., Justin Zeitner, Billy Moyer, Junior Coover Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Dave Eckrich, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Earl Pearson, Jr., Matt Furman, Darrell Lanigan, Chris Spieker, Jason Feger, Austin Rettig, Joel Callahan QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Bobby Pierce, Scott Bloomquist, Tyler Erb, Brandon Overton, Rob Toland, Joey Moriarty, Mike Fryer, JC Wyman, Zach McMillan, Al Humphrey Lucas Oil Heat Race #5 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Brian Birkhofer, Shane Clanton, , Jimmy Owens, Gregg Satterlee, Kyle Bronson, Brian Shirley, Scott James, Jay Johnson, Justin Duty Casey's General Store Heat Race #6 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Jared Landers, Jonathan Davenport, Chad Simpson, Shannon Babb, Nick Marolf, Morgan Bagley, Ricky Thornton Jr., Scott Ward, Lyle Zanker FAST Shafts C-Main Finish (12 Laps, Top 4 Transfer to B-Main): Tyler Bruening, Ricky Thornton Jr., Scott James , Dennis Erb, Jr., Jason Feger, Scott Ward, Spencer Diercks, Justin Duty, Justin Zeitner, Zach McMillan, Austin Rettig, Jay Johnson, Brent Larson, Jonathan Brauns, Joel Callahan, Lyle Zanker, Al Humphrey, Mike Fryer, Junior Coover, JC Wyman, Billy Moyer Penske Racing Shocks B-Main Finish (15 Laps, Top 6 Transfer to A-Main): Brandon Sheppard, Kyle Bronson, Shannon Babb, Brandon Overton, Josh Richards, Don O'Neal, Darrell Lanigan, Brian Shirley, Joey Moriarty, Tim McCreadie, Jake Neal, Gregg Satterlee, Ricky Thornton Jr., Matt Furman, Chris Spieker, Rob Toland, Mike Mataragas, Nick Marolf, Scott James , Morgan Bagley, Dennis Erb, Jr., Tyler Bruening Lucas Oil Feature Finish (25 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 2 91 Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX $7,000 2 7 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $4,000 3 4 25s Chad Simpson Mt. Vernon, IA $3,000 4 10 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $2,000 5 3 99JR Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL $1,500 6 8 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $1,000 7 19 1S Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL $900 8 11 18J Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS $800 9 5 32S Chris Simpson Oxford, IA $700 10 1 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $600 11 14 30 Brian Birkhofer Muscatine, IA $580 12 22 76 Brandon Overton Evans, GA $560 13 16 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $540 14 15 28m Jimmy Mars Menomonie, WI $520 15 24 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $500 16 6 25C Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA $490 17 23 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $480 18 21 18 Shannon Babb Mowequa, IL $470 19 17 58 Dave Eckrich Oxford, IA $460 20 18 1777 Jared Landers Batesville, AR $450 21 12 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $440 22 9 00s Jesse Stovall Billings, MO $430 23 20 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $410 24 13 58H Jeremiah Hurst Dubuque, IA $400 Race Statistics Entrants: 57 Lap Leaders: Mason Zeigler (Laps 1 - 16); Tyler Erb (17 - 25) Wrisco Feature Winner: Tyler Erb Margin of Victory: 2.244 seconds Cautions: Jeremiah Hurst (Lap 3), Kyle Bronson (Lap 8), Bobby Pierce (Lap 18) Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Brandon Sheppard (Advanced 12 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Brandon Overton Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Earl Pearson Jr. Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Clements Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Garrett Alberson (Earl Pearson Jr. Fastest Lap of the Race: Shane Clanton (Lap #15 - 18.823 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Mason Zeigler (16 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Kyle Bronson PFC Brakes Pole Award: Mason Zeigler Time of Race: 18 minutes 14 seconds Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Nightly Point Standings: Car # Name Hometown, ST Night #1 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 488 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 487 91 Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX 482 25s Chad Simpson Mt. Vernon, IA 480 1S Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL 476 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 474 99JR Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL 473 32S Chris Simpson Oxford, IA 467 76 Brandon Overton Evans, GA 463 25C Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA 459 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 458 18 Shannon Babb Mowequa, IL 453 25Z Mason Zeigler Chalk Hill, PA 452 18J Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS 448 30 Brian Birkhofer Muscatine, IA 448 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 447 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 442 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL 442 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 439 28m Jimmy Mars Menomonie, WI 424 1777 Jared Landers Batesville, AR 422 00s Jesse Stovall Billings, MO 422 58 Dave Eckrich Oxford, IA 418 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 416 58H Jeremiah Hurst Dubuque, IA 409 14J Jake Neal Omaha, NE 407 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 405 3s Brian Shirley Chatham, IL 395 51M Joey Moriarty Phoenix, AZ 395 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr. Sedgwick, KS 392 51 Matt Furman Portland, OR 387 16T Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA 378 33 Nick Marolf Moscow, IA 376 83 Scott James Lawrenceburg, IN 376 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 375 56S Chris Spieker Massena, IA 373 39T Rob Toland Davenport, IA 366 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 366 1m Mike Mataragas DeKalb, IL 359 25F Jason Feger Bloomington, IL 352 14m Morgan Bagley Gladewater, TX 351 37 Scott Ward Hayti, SD 347 29d Spencer Diercks Davenport, IA 337 1GRT Justin Zeitner Malvern, IA 331 14z Zach McMillan Gladewater, TX 328 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO 319 93 Jay Johnson W. Burlington, IA 319 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR 316 15d Justin Duty Portland, OR 312 54 Mike Fryer Freeport, IL 312 B1 Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN 304 40 Joel Callahan Dubuque, iA 296 9 Lyle Zanker Rockford, IL 294 22B Jonathan Brauns Muscatine, IA 293 4W JC Wyman Griswold, IA 293 6H Al Humphrey Giltner, NE 287 10C Junior Coover Norfolk, NE 281
  11. Brandon Overton scores LOLMDS win at The Hillbilly Hundred MIDDLEBOURNE, W.V. (September 2, 2018) - Brandon Overton won the richest one-day prize in dirt late model racing history, capturing the 50th Annual General Tire Hillbilly Hundred at Tyler County Speedway on Sunday night. The 27-year-old took the lead from home-state favorite, Jared Hawkins on lap 70 and led the rest of the way to the $50,000 payday. Hawkins managed to hold off Mason Zeigler for second. Zeigler came home in third with Jimmy Owens and Gregg Satterlee completing the top five drivers. Overton received congratulations from his crew after a hard-earned victory as he entered Lucas Oil Victory Lane. "I can't quite shaking. We just had the worst two nights of racing I think I have ever had. Last week at Mansfield we didn't even make the race. It's just a miserable feeling. We ran some regional races and did pretty good and we thought we were going to come up here and show everybody what we are made of. We got beat down pretty quick. There are just different parts of the country where you need to race different. Last night we were about to get lapped and to come back tonight and win, this is great." "I am glad to have the support of everybody behind me. I am thankful for Billy Franklin for giving me this opportunity. Billy hasn't said one thing. We have run terrible the last two nights and hasn't said nothing. That's why I love to drive for him. I would rather be on the upside than the downside with this deal. I didn't know what was going to happen after the Dream, but it couldn't have ended up any better than it has," Overton added. Hawkins, who had the capacity crowd rooting for him, nearly pulled off the win. "Early on in the race I was just feeling out the car and where I could run it best. I just tried to maintain a good pace and take care of my stuff. I was just trying to be there at the end. I guess I needed to move up on him [Overton]. He just got up on the wheel and got it done. I love racing with these Lucas Oil guys. It's a lot of fun to do that. Thanks to all of the fans for coming out and thanks to Tim Logan for giving me a shot at driving his car." Zeigler, who currently leads the Rookie of the Year chase, came home in third. "I didn't do well in qualifying and it put us behind. I think if we would have started up front we would have been even better. It is what it is. I am happy for those two guys who ran up front. Congratulations to Brandon on the win. It was good to see the top three being Rocket Chassis. Brandon was really good. I think we could have run second. I got up on Jared [Hawkins], but that was about it." The winner's Rocket Chassis is powered by a Vic Hill Racing Engine and sponsored by: Franklin Enterprises, BCI Asphalt, Textron Off-Road, Big Dog Tree and Stump, R.W. Powell Construction, Franklin Fence Company, Big A's Custom Graphics, Bozard Ford Lincoln, and Wade's Body Shop. Completing the top ten finishers were Tyler Erb, Jonathan Davenport, Scott Bloomquist, Don O'Neal, and Dennis Erb Jr. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Sunday, September 2, 2018 50th Annual General Tire Hillbilly Hundred Tyler County Speedway - Middlebourne, WV Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Jared Hawkins / 12.507 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Tyler Erb / 12.576 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (15 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Jared Hawkins, Gregg Satterlee, Don O'Neal, Ricky Thornton Jr., Travis Brown, Darrell Lanigan, Brian Baumberger, Greg Oakes, Dylan Bledsoe, Ronnie Mayle, Steve Sabo-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (15 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Chris Garnes, Mason Zeigler, Bobby Pierce, Tim McCreadie, Tyler Carpenter, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Cody Rogers, Steve Weigle, Sonny Conley Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (15 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Tyler Erb, Jimmy Owens, Kyle Bronson, Dennis Erb, Jr., Robbie Scott, Jonathan Davenport, Derek Doll, Colten Burdette, Steven Roberts, Kyle Thomas, Derek Stefanick QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (15 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Mike Benedum, Brandon Overton, Josh Richards, Earl Pearson, Jr., Brandon Sheppard, Zack Dohm, Tim Dohm , Austin Hubbard, T.J. Salango, Devin Moran Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (15 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Tim McCreadie, Tyler Carpenter, Darrell Lanigan, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Greg Oakes, Steve Weigle, Travis Brown, Cody Rogers, Dylan Bledsoe, Ronnie Mayle, Brian Baumberger, Sonny Conley-DNS, Steve Sabo-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (15 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Brandon Sheppard, Jonathan Davenport, Robbie Scott, Tim Dohm , Colten Burdette, Austin Hubbard, Derek Doll, Kyle Thomas, T.J. Salango, Steven Roberts, Derek Stefanick, Zack Dohm-DNS, Devin Moran-DNS Lucas Oil Feature Finish (100 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 8 76 Brandon Overton Evans, GA $50,000 2 1 11H Jared Hawkins Fairmont, WV $15,000 3 11 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $9,800 4 6 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $6,800 5 5 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $4,700 6 2 91 Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX $3,000 7 20 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $3,400 8 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $2,800 9 9 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $2,500 10 14 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $2,300 11 23 22G Greg Oakes Franklinville, NY $1,500 12 10 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $1,450 13 22 18S Robbie Scott Shinnston, WV $1,425 14 4 25B Mike Benedum Salem, WV $1,400 15 21 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $2,075 16 12 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $2,350 17 15 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $2,025 18 16 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $2,100 19 18 1S Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL $1,275 20 13 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr. Sedgwick, KS $1,250 21 17 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $1,925 22 7 42 Chris Garnes Evans, WV $1,200 23 19 28C Tyler Carpenter Parkersburg, WV $1,200 24 24 87 Derek Doll Greenwood, WV $1,200 25 25 17d Zack Dohm Cross Lanes, WV $1,200 26 26 57 Kyle Thomas Pennsboro, WV $1,200 Race Statistics Entrants: 42 Lap Leaders: Jared Hawkins (Laps 1 - 69); Brandon Overton (Laps 70 - 100) Wrisco Feature Winner: Brandon Overton Margin of Victory: 1.760 seconds Cautions: Kyle Thomas (Lap 36); Tyler Carpenter (Lap 44); Don O'Neal (Lap 59); Debris (Lap 73); Ricky Thornton Jr. (Lap 75); Brandon Sheppard (Lap 86); Josh Richards (Lap 92) Miller Welders Fast Time Provisionals: Greg Oakes, Derek Doll Hillbilly Qualifier Provisionals: Zack Dohm, Kyle Thomas Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Jonathan Davenport (Advanced 13 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Mike Benedum Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jared Hawkins Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Vic Hill Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Grant Pearl (Brandon Overton) Fastest Lap of the Race: Tyler Erb (Lap #4 - 13.2556 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jared Hawking (69 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Ricky Thornton Jr. PFC Brakes Pole Award: Jared Hawkins Time of Race: 44 minutes 40 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 7185 $237,008.79 2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 6965 $157,839.67 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 6895 $202,852.58 4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 6725 $342,814.50 5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 6535 $120,200.00 6 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 6530 $117,333.49 7 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 6475 $169,532.90 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 6440 $114,858.79 9 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 6040 $110,268.95 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 6005 $92,072.00 11 25Z Mason Zeigler Chalk Hill, PA 5930 $80,764.97 12 71 Hudson O'Neal ® Martinsville, IN 5825 $121,325.00 13 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 5780 $62,962.31 14 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 5695 $76,425.00 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  12. Lucas Oil Late Models Set for Labor Day Tripleheader BATAVIA, OHIO (August 28, 2018) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are gearing up for a spectacular Labor Day weekend tripleheader. A band of the nation's top dirt late model drivers will tackle three tracks in three days across three different states, battling for their share of over $200,000 in prize money along the way. The three-day weekend kicks off on Friday, August 31st at Ponderosa Speedway. The 3/8-mile oval, known as "Kentucky's Baddest Bullring," will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the 14th Annual John Bradshaw Memorial - Presented by McGowan Excavating. The event will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. Competition on Friday night will also include: Crate Late Models, Super Stocks, and Four Cylinders. The action will continue on Saturday, September 1st when the tour ventures to Portsmouth Raceway Park for the Bob Miller Memorial - Presented by Pepsi. Bob Miller was a long-time and storied sponsor in dirt track racing. From launching the racing career of Eddie Carrier Jr., to his long-time partnership with Scott Bloomquist, Miller had a passion for racing unlike anyone else. Bob passed away in November 2014 at age 73, following a long-term illness. The Bob Miller Memorial - Presented Pepsi will feature a complete show of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. Saturday's racing action at Portsmouth Raceway Park will also include Modifieds and Sport Modifieds. The weekend will conclude on Sunday, September 2nd at Tyler County Speedway. The 50th Annual Hillbilly Hundred will be the richest single-day event in history with its record-breaking $50,000 winner's purse. A complete program is on tap for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, which includes Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 100-lap main event. The Ohio Valley Roofers Legend Car Series will also be in action on Sunday, September 2nd. Lucas Oil Championship Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 6560 2 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 6405 -155 3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 6365 -195 4 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 6165 -395 5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 6070 -490 6 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 6000 -560 7 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 5980 -580 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5960 -600 9 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5825 -735 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 5490 -1070 11 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 5435 -1125 12 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 5335 -1225 13 28 Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, IL 5225 -1335 14 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 5210 -1350 Ponderosa Speedway Phone Number: (859) 854-6808 Location: 365 Phillips Lane, Junction City, KY 40440 Directions: US 127 to Junction City, turn on 300/W Shelby St (stop light), then .7 mile turn left on SR-37/White Oak Road, then 1.2 miles turn left on Phillips Lane, track is 0.4 mile on Left. Website: www.ponderosaspeedway.net Tire Rule for Ponderosa Speedway: Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350 Right Rear - Hoosier 03, LM40 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains *For the A-Main, competitors may use a new right rear tire. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Portsmouth Raceway Park Phone Number: 740-354-3278 Location: 25648 State Route 73, West Portsmouth, OH 45663 Directions: 0.5 mile south of US 52 on SR 73, then right just before bridge Website: www.portsraceway.com Tire Rule for Portsmouth Raceway Park: Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1300 Right Rear - Hoosier 01, 04 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains *For the A-Main, competitors may use 2 new rear tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Event Purse: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000 Tyler County Speedway Phone Number: 304-758-2660 Location: 1 Boreman School Road, Middlebourne, WV 26149 Directions: 3 miles south of Middlebourne, WV on SR 18 Website: www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com Tire Rule for Tyler County Speedway: Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1300, 1425 Right Rear - Hoosier 01, 04 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains *For the A-Main, competitors may use 3 new tires. *Cutting or siping of any tire IS allowed. Event Purse: 1. $50,000, 2. $15,000, 3. $9,000, 4. $6,000, 5. $4,000, 6. $3,000, 7. $2,500, 8. $2,000, 9. $1,700, 10. $1,600, 11. $1,500, 12. $1,450, 13. $1,425, 14. $1,400, 15. $1,375, 16. $1,350, 17. $1,325, 18. $1,300, 19. $1,275, 20. $1,250, 21. $1,225, 22. $1,200, 23. $1,200, 24. $1,200, 25. $1,200, 26. $1,200
  13. Pearson Powers to Dirt Million Victory MANSFIELD, OHIO (August 25, 2018) - Earl Pearson Jr. added the Inaugural Dirt Million at the Mansfield Motor Speedway to his impressive list of career victories. His late-race pass around Bobby Pierce allowed him to take home the $202,993.50 first-place prize. The crowd erupted as he took the checkered flags ahead of the field. Pearson was the sixth and final leader of the thrilling 100-lap event. The capacity crowd were kept on the edge of their seats throughout the race, right up until the checkers flew. Pearson started 19th on the grid and pitted twice during the race. The first time was after receiving damage in a multi-car accident early in the race. The 4-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion began his surge through the pack late in the race. A caution flag with eleven laps to go helped, eliminating the gap that Pierce had managed to gain over the field. Pierce started 22nd and charged through the field quickly. He was leading with eleven laps to go when the final caution of the race appeared. Pierce then relinquished the lead to Pearson but mounted several challenges on the leader in the waning laps. He ultimately found himself on the podium one spot short of the pinnacle, finishing in second. Gregg Satterlee also charged from the rear of the field to take third. Ricky Weiss and Scott Bloomquist completed the top five finishers. "Well, first off I want to thank Bobby Pierce. With this kind of money on the line he could have pulled a slide-job on me, but he raced me clean. He is a class act. He is going to win a lot of money in his career. Thanks to all the fans here. The kind of money that the track put up for this race is amazing, and it's a great thing for this sport. I can't say enough about my crew." "I got in that wreck down in turn one early on, and I kept coming in and they kept working on the car each time. I knew once I got to the front that their work had paid off. They gave me a shot at the win, and I attribute our success tonight to all of their hard work and not giving up. I would like to thank Ronnie Stuckey, Garrett Alberson, and J.C. Wright, and everybody else on the car that helps." The race saw six different leaders attempting to make a career-best payday. Don O'Neal, Ricky Weiss, Shannon Babb. Jimmy Owens, Pierce and Pearson all took turns at the top spot. "When I restarted on the outside after that final caution I knew my car was pretty good. I got ahead of Ricky [Weiss] and then me and Bobby [Pierce] had a good little race for the lead. I knew he was going to run the top. Once I got in front of him I knew I had to defend the top, because that was the only way I was going to keep him behind me. I can't believe this. This is just a dream come true. I am proud to see all of these people here," said the winner in Lucas Oil Victory Lane for the fifth time in 2018. Pierce also thrilled the crowd once again with his rim-riding exploits and commented in Victory Lane about coming up just short of winning. "That was such a fun race! I can't thank Cody and Jacob here at Mansfield enough for what they are doing for the sport. It might be unique and different but it is what we need to grow the sport. Thanks to all of these fans for coming out and watching. I didn't need that last caution, but I also didn't know how big of a lead I had. My dad was signaling to me and I guess Earl came in and got some tires. It definitely showed at the end because he was pretty good. I was just trying to hang on at the end. My right front tire was kind of giving up on me." Last year's runner-up in the Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year chase, Gregg Satterlee, joined Pearson and Pierce on the podium. "We went a little softer on tires than most anyone in the field. We tried to keep the tires under us for most of the race. We had a really good car. It was really balanced. Earl just snuck by me. Congrats to Earl on the win. Those last 15-20 laps had to be pretty entertaining to watch." The winner's Ronnie and Terri Stuckey-owned Black Diamond Chassis is powered by a Clements Racing Engine and sponsored by: Lucas Oil Products, P&W Sales, Tegeler Wrecker and Crane, Rauen Precision Machining, DriveWFX.com, Midwest Sheet Metal, Sunoco Race Fuels, Papich Constriction, 5-Star Shop service, David Petersen Motorsports, and Cooper's Country Meat Packers. Completing the top ten were Brandon Sheppard, Steve Casebolt, Dale McDowell, Darrell Lanigan, and Max Blair. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Saturday, August 24, 2018 Dirt Million Mansfield Motor Speedway - Mansfield, Ohio Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - Finish (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): Tyler Erb, Earl Pearson, Jr., Nick Hoffman, Dan Angelicchio, Chris Simpson, Billy Moyer, Jr., Billy Moyer-DNS, Greg Oakes-DNS, Kyle Moore-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - Finish (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): Shannon Babb, Ricky Thornton Jr., Doug Drown, Zack Dohm, Chub Frank, Chad Simpson, Mike Wonderling, Tyler Horst, Steve Sabo Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - Finish (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): Chase Junghans,, Scott Bloomquist, Bobby Pierce, Kyle Bronson, Brandon Overton, Austin Rettig, Dave Hornikel, Ryan Scott, Tim McCreadie-DNS QA1 Heat Race #4 - Finish (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): Brian Birkhofer, Rick Eckert, Matt Irey, Dave Hess, Jr., Chris Hackett, Jason Miller, Jared Landers, Garrett Mott-DNS, Mike Benedum-DNS Eibach Springs Heat Race #5 - Finish (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): Max Blair, Jimmy Owens, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Kent Robinson, Jared Miley, Mike Maresca, Nick Davis, Ben Mott FK Rod Ends Heat Race #6 - Finish (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): Dale McDowell, Chris Ferguson, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Ryan Markham, Jackie Boggs, Colton Flinner, Russ Frohnapfel, Lauren Longbrake-DNS, Brian Shirley-DNS Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #7 - Finish (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): Brandon Sheppard, Steve Casebolt , RJ Conley, Tyler Carpenter, Ryan Unzicker, Gordy Gundaker, Alex Ferree-DNS, DJ Miller-DNS QA1 Heat Race #8 - Finish (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): Gregg Satterlee, Dennis Erb, Jr., Jeep VanWormer, Zach McMillan, Jason Feger, Boom Briggs, Ross Bailes-DNS, Corey Conley-DNS Dirt Million Dash Finish (After Top-8 Redraw - 8 Laps To Determine Starting Position in Dirt Million A-Main): Don O'Neal, Mason Zeigler, Ricky Weiss, Devin Moran, Josh Richards, Mike Marlar, Jonathan Davenport, Darrell Lanigan Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 - Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Earl Pearson, Jr., Nick Hoffman, Doug Drown, Ricky Thornton Jr., Zack Dohm, Dan Angelicchio, Billy Moyer, Jr., Chub Frank, Tyler Horst, Steve Sabo, Chris Simpson, Mike Wonderling, Chad Simpson, Billy Moyer-DNS, Greg Oakes-DNS, Kyle Moore-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish - Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Bobby Pierce, Rick Eckert, Dave Hess, Jr., Matt Irey, Kyle Bronson, Jason Miller, Austin Rettig, Dave Hornikel, Chris Hackett, Ryan Scott, Brandon Overton, Jared Landers-DNS, Tim McCreadie-DNS, Garrett Mott-DNS, Mike Benedum-DNS Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #3 - Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Jimmy Owens, Chris Ferguson, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Eddie Carrier, Jr., Jared Miley, Ryan Markham, Kent Robinson, Jackie Boggs, Mike Maresca, Nick Davis, Colton Flinner, Ben Mott, Russ Frohnapfel-DNS, Lauren Longbrake-DNS, Brian Shirley-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #4 Finish - Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Dennis Erb, Jr., Steve Casebolt , RJ Conley, Jeep VanWormer, Tyler Carpenter, Jason Feger, Ryan Unzicker, Gordy Gundaker, Zach McMillan, Boom Briggs, Alex Ferree-DNS, DJ Miller-DNS, Ross Bailes-DNS, Corey Conley-DNS Dirt Million Feature Finish (100 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 17 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $203,739.50 2 22 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $41,287.90 3 16 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $20,993.95 4 3 7w Ricky Weiss Headingley, MB $12,176.37 5 18 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $8,917.58 6 12 1S Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL $7,711.70 7 24 C9 Steve Casebolt Richmond, IN $7,305.82 8 10 17m Dale McDowell Chickamauga, GA $6,899.94 9 8 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $7,397.00 10 15 111 Max Blair Centerville, PA $6,494.06 11 6 157 Mike Marlar Winfield, TN $6,291.12 12 13 91 Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX $6,088.19 13 9 18 Shannon Babb Mowequa, IL $5,885.25 14 20 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $6,382.31 15 11 30 Brian Birkhofer Muscatine, IA $5,479.37 16 27 14H Tyler Horst Waynesboro, PA $5,276.43 17 19 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $5,873.49 18 23 22F Chris Ferguson Mount Holly, NC $4,870.55 19 5 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $5,464.67 20 25 1m Ben Mott White Lake, MI $4,424.08 21 21 2H Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC $4,383.49 22 28 36 Matt Irey Ashland, OH $4,302.32 23 2 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $4,939.97 24 7 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $4,958.79 25 14 18J Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS $4,058.79 26 1 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $4,858.79 27 26 28C Tyler Carpenter Parkersburg, WV $4,058.79 28 4 9 Devin Moran Dresden, OH $4,058.79 Race Statistics Entrants: 77 Lap Leaders: Don O'Neal (Laps 1 - 9); Ricky Weiss (Laps 10 - 15); Shannon Babb (Laps 16 - 76); Jimmy Owens (Laps 77 - 82); Bobby Pierce (Laps 83 - 91); Earl Pearson Jr. (Laps 92 - 100) Wrisco Feature Winner: Earl Pearson Jr. Margin of Victory: 0.904 seconds Cautions: Devin Moran (Lap 7); Tyler Carpenter (Lap 14); Don O'Neal (Lap 18); Chris Ferguson, Jonathan Davenport, Chase Junghans, Earl Pearson Jr. (Lap 19); Earl Pearson Jr. (Lap 29); Medical Assessment in Grand Stand (Lap 51); Chris Ferguson (Lap 63); Nick Hoffman (Lap 66); Mike Marlar (Lap 80); Tyler Erb (Lap 81); Brandon Sheppard (Lap 89) Dirt Million Reward Points Provisionals: Ben Mott; Tyler Carpenter; Tyler Horst; Matt Irey Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Bobby Pierce (Advanced 20 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Brandon Sheppard Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Earl Pearson Jr. Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Clements Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Black Diamond Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Garrett Alberson (Earl Pearson Jr.) Fastest Lap of the Race: Ben Mott (Lap #62 - 15.8578 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Shannon Babb (61 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Tyler Erb PFC Brakes Pole Award: Don O'Neal Time of Race: 81 minutes 58 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 6560 $225,558.79 2 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 6405 $197,202.58 3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 6365 $144,489.67 4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 6165 $332,314.50 5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 6070 $114,675.00 6 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 6000 $162,857.90 7 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 5980 $106,433.49 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5960 $108,708.79 9 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5825 $121,325.00 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 5490 $85,979.00 11 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 5435 $100,068.95 12 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 5335 $66,489.97 13 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 5225 $56,662.31 14 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 5210 $72,875.00 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  14. Lanigan and Davenport Claim LOLMDS Dirt Million Duels MANSFIELD, OHIO (August 24, 2018) - Darrell Lanigan and Jonathan Davenport each won a feature event on Friday night at Mansfield Motor Speedway, kicking off the inaugural Dirt Million. Lanigan went to Lucas Oil Victory Lane for the first time in 2018 and became the sixteenth different winner in 38 events this season. Lanigan led all the way en-route to the win over Josh Richards, Mike Marlar, Mason Zeigler and Tyler Erb. Jonathan Davenport fought off challenges from Ricky Weiss and Don O'Neal to claim Duel Two. Weiss and O'Neal finished second and third respectively. Devin Moran and Shannon Babb completed the top five in the second 30-lap event. "This pretty cool to start the weekend like this," said Lanigan. "This hot rod was good tonight. I put the set-up on that Anthony Burroughs had. I told myself just hit my marks and be patient. I could hear somebody (Richards) on that last lap. I didn't see him there yet, he wasn't all the way beside me, he gave me plenty of room. He is a true competitor. He wasn't going to take me out. I can't thank Clint and Casey Bowyer enough and all of the guys at the shop." Richards was pleased with his second-place finish. "I wish I had moved to the top sooner. I ran the bottom in three and four. On that last lap I probably should have went to the top to try and get by him [Lanigan]. I just slammed on the brakes going into one. I didn't want to take both of us out. It's a good feeling to be locked into the show tomorrow night." The top four finishers in each of the 30-lap duel features are locked into the Dirt Million on Saturday night. Those drivers drew for starting positions in an eight-lap dash that will determine the first eight spots on the grid for the 100-lap main event. Marlar, who was debuting a new Longhorn Chassis for car-owner, locked into Saturday's A-Main. "I thought we had a real good shot at winning the race. I was about to get by Darrell for the lead and then we had that caution. I guess Darrell's guys moved him down on the track. Then I went to the top and got my right front bumper on the cushion." Zeigler, who challenged Lanigan for the lead early on in the race, took the fourth and final transfer to tomorrow night's feature event. "The car was really good tonight. I thought for a second we were going to win it. That second restart I got crowded on the front stretch and it cost me. We all got bottled up down in one and two and I came out of that corner in sixth I think. It is what it is we are in the show tomorrow night and that is all that counts." Lanigan's Clint Bowyer Racing, Club 29 Race Car is powered by a Cornett Racing Engine and sponsored by: I-Racing, Peak Antifreeze and Coolant, Cometic Gasket, Mobil 1, Ditzfeld Transfer, Clint Bowyer Autoplex, Penske Shocks and Sunoco Race Fuels. Completing the top ten in Duel One were Chase Junghans, Frank Heckenast Jr., Brandon Sheppard, Earl Pearson Jr., and Kyle Bronson. Davenport's win was hard-fought. "We had a real good car tonight. This is a new car and it's only the second-race on it. We still have a little bit to tweak on it. It has some different characteristics than my other one. I think I like this one. It definitely turns a little better. We might need to tighten it up a little more for the 100-lapper tomorrow night." Weiss, the defending Sunoco North/South 100 Champion, was pleased with his performance. "Our team has just been digging. I can't thank the boys enough. We have been working on this thing hard. It seems every time out it gets better and better. I was happy with fourth, then went got to third. I got under O'Neal. I didn't want to see that caution. I may kick myself tonight once I see the video on what things I should have done differently." O'Neal, who won the LOLMDS event at Mansfield last month, claimed another podium finish. "I just didn't make a good enough arc getting into one on that last restart. It killed me because those other guys got a run on me coming off of two. Other than that, I am pretty happy with the race car and hopefully we can get this Peak car in victory lane tomorrow night." Moran, one of the homestate favorites heading into the weekend, was happy with his finish. "To get a top-four finish from that race, I will be able to sleep good tonight knowing we are in the show. We weren't horrible there. We definitely need to get better. We will just go back and put our thinking caps on for tomorrow night and hopefully we can have it tuned in." Davenport's Lance Landers-owned Longhorn Chassis is powered by a Cornett Racing Engine and sponsored by: Nutrien Ag Solutions, Spartan Mowers, Valvoline, ASC Warranty, Penske Racing Shocks, Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas, Midwest Sheet Metal, Sunoco Race Fuels and Hawkeye Trucks. Completing the top ten in the Duel Two were Brian Birkhofer, Dale McDowell, Gregg Satterlee, Chad Simpson and Jared Landers. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Friday, August 24, 2018 Dirt Million Duels Mansfield Motor Speedway - Mansfield, OH Dirt Million Duel One Miller Welders Fast Time - DUEL ONE: Josh Richards 16.727 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - DUEL ONE Finish (8 Laps - Top 4 Transfer): Josh Richards, Earl Pearson, Jr., Chase Junghans, Brandon Sheppard, Billy Moyer, Jr., Nick Davis, Chris Simpson, Gordy Gundaker, Ryan Unzicker, DJ Miller FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - DUEL ONE Finish (8 Laps - Top 4 Transfer): Tyler Erb, Mike Marlar, Tim McCreadie, Nick Hoffman, Max Blair, Jared Miley, Matt Irey, Scott Bloomquist, Greg Oakes, Ben Mott Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - DUEL ONE Finish (8 Laps - Top 4 Transfer): Mason, Zeigler, Jimmy Owens, RJ Conley, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Kyle Bronson, Brandon Overton, Mike Maresca, Austin Rettig, Kyle Moore, Alex Ferree QA1 Heat Race #4 - DUEL ONE Finish (8 Laps - Top 4 Transfer): Darrell Lanigan, Bobby Pierce, Billy Moyer, Steve Casebolt , Tyler Carpenter, Kent Robinson, Dan Angelicchio, Dave Hornical, Ryan Scott Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 - DUEL ONE Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Billy Moyer, Jr., Max Blair, Jared Miley, Chris Simpson, Gordy Gundaker, Ryan Unzicker, Matt Irey, Nick Davis, Greg Oakes, Ben Mott, DJ Miller, Scott Bloomquist-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish - DUEL ONE Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Kyle Bronson, Kent Robinson, Tyler Carpenter, Brandon Overton, Mike Maresca, Dan Angelicchio, Austin Rettig, Alex Ferree, Dave Hornical, Kyle Moore-DNS, Ryan Scott-DNS DUEL ONE Feature Finish (30 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 1 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $10,000 2 4 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $5,000 3 5 157 Mike Marlar Winfield, TN $2,000 4 3 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $1,000 5 2 91 Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX $900 6 9 18J Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS $800 7 15 99JR Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL $750 8 13 1S Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL $700 9 6 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $650 10 18 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $600 11 19 111 Max Blair Centerville, PA $590 12 22 11G Gordy Gundaker St. Charles, MO $580 13 14 2H Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC $570 14 21 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $560 15 20 7R Kent Robinson Bloomington, IN $550 16 11 71c RJ Conley Wheelersburg, OH $540 17 17 21JR Billy Moyer, Jr. Batesville, AR $530 18 8 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $520 19 7 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $510 20 16 C9 Steve Casebolt Richmond, IN $500 21 12 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR $500 22 10 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $500 Race Statistics Entrants: 77 Lap Leaders: Darrell Lanigan (Laps 1 - 30) Wrisco Feature Winner: Darrell Lanigan Margin of Victory: 0.0681 seconds Cautions: Tim McCreadie (Lap 1); Billy Moyer (Lap 7); Brandon Sheppard (Lap 17); RJ Conley (Lap 20); Bobby Pierce (Lap 26); Jimmy Owens (Lap 26) Series Provisionals: Scott Bloomquist Miller Welders Fast Time Provisional: Gordy Gundaker Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Gordy Gundaker (Advanced 10 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Brandon Sheppard Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Darrell Lanigan Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Cornett Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Club 29 Race Cars Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Brian Leonburg (Darrell Lanigan) Fastest Lap of the Race: Mike Marlar (Lap #9 - 18.4750 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Darrell Lanigan (30 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Tyler Erb PFC Brakes Pole Award: Darrell Lanigan Time of Race: 36 minutes 59 seconds Dirt Million Duel Two Miller Welders Fast Time - DUEL TWO: Devin Moran 16.954 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - DUEL TWO Finish (8 Laps - Top 4 Transfer): Devin Moran, Dennis Erb, Jr., Dave Hess, Jr., Doug Drown, Zack Dohm, Chris Ferguson, Jackie Boggs, Mike Wonderling, Russ Frohnapfel, Steve Sabo FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - DUEL TWO Finish (8 Laps - Top 4 Transfer): Brian Birkhofer, Dale McDowell, Chad Simpson, Jeep VanWormer, Jared Landers, Lauren Longbrake, Tyler Horst, Colton Flinner, Mike Benedum-DNS, Brian Shirley-DNS Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - DUEL TWO Finish (8 Laps - Top 4 Transfer): Don, O'Neal, Shannon Babb, Chub Frank, Zach McMillan, Ryan Markham, Boom Briggs, Ross Bailes, Garrett Mott, Ricky Thornton Jr. QA1 Heat Race #4 - DUEL TWO Finish (8 Laps - Top 4 Transfer): Jonathan Davenport, Ricky Weiss, Rick Eckert, Gregg Satterlee, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Jason Feger, Jason Miller, Corey Conley , Chris Hackett Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 - DUEL TWO Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Jared Landers, Chris Ferguson, Jackie Boggs, Zack Dohm, Colton Flinner, Mike Wonderling, Lauren Longbrake, Tyler Horst, Russ Frohnapfel, Mike Benedum-DNS, Steve Sabo-DNS, Brian Shirley-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish - DUEL TWO Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Eddie Carrier, Jr., Ryan Markham, Jason Feger, Jason Miller, Boom Briggs, Chris Hackett, Ross Bailes, Garrett Mott, Ricky Thornton Jr.-DNS, Corey Conley-DNS DUEL TWO Feature Finish (30 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 2 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $10,000 2 5 7w Ricky Weiss Headingley, MB $5,000 3 4 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $2,000 4 1 9 Devin Moran Dresden, OH $1,000 5 8 18 Shannon Babb Mowequa, IL $900 6 3 30 Brian Birkhofer Muscatine, IA $800 7 7 17m Dale McDowell Chickamauga, GA $750 8 16 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $700 9 10 25 Chad Simpson Mt. Vernon, IA $650 10 17 1777 Jared Landers Batesville, AR $600 11 19 22F Chris Ferguson Mount Holly, NC $590 12 6 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $580 13 11 1* Chub Frank Bear Lake, PA $570 14 9 44 Dave Hess, Jr. Waterford, PA $560 15 18 10C Eddie Carrier, Jr. Salt Rock, WV $550 16 15 14z Zach McMillan Gladewater, TX $540 17 13 12d Doug Drown Wooster, OH $530 18 12 7 Rick Eckert York, PA $520 19 20 5m Ryan Markham Ashland, OH $510 20 14 55 Jeep VanWormer Pinconning, MI $500 21 21 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr. Sedgwick, KS $500 22 22 36 Matt Irey Ashland, OH $500 Race Statistics Entrants: 77 Lap Leaders: Jonathan Davenport (Laps 1 - 30) Wrisco Feature Winner: Jonathan Davenport Margin of Victory: 0.687 seconds Cautions: Matt Irey (Lap 1); Jeep VanWormer (Lap 23) Series Provisional: Ricky Thornton Miller Welders Fast Time Provisional: Matt Irey Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Gregg Satterlee (Advanced 8 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Gregg Satterlee Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jonathan Davenport Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: n/a COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Cornett Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Longhorn Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Jason Durham (Jonathan Davenport) Fastest Lap of the Race: Jonathan Davenport (Lap #1 - 18.3506 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jonathan Davenport (30 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Tyler Erb PFC Brakes Pole Award: Devin Moran Time of Race: 17 minutes 45 seconds Dirt Million Saturday Heat Race Line Ups Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - Line Up (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Tyler Erb 91 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Nick Hoffman 2H 21JR Billy Moyer, Jr. Billy Moyer 21 32S Chris Simpson Dan Angelicchio 14A 14H Tyler Horst Kyle Moore 11* FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - Line Up (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Shannon Babb 18 25 Chad Simpson Chub Frank 1* 12d Doug Drown Ricky Thornton Jr. 20RT 76 Brandon Overton Mike Wonderling 18w 43x Garrett Mott Ryan Scott 0R Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - Line Up (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Chase Junghans 18J 40B Kyle Bronson Scott Bloomquist 0 32 Bobby Pierce Tim McCreadie 39 17d Zack Dohm Chris Hackett 33 22G Greg Oakes Steve Sabo 16 QA1 Heat Race #4 - Line Up (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Brian Birkhofer 30 1777 Jared Landers Dave Hess, Jr. 44 7 Rick Eckert Matt Irey 36 94M Jason Miller Austin Rettig 94 71H Dave Hornical Mike Benedum 25B Eibach Springs Heat Race #5 - Line Up (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Frank Heckenast, Jr. 99JR 111 Max Blair Kent Robinson 7R 20 Jimmy Owens Jared Miley 10 7MM Mike Maresca Lauren Longbrake 27 45 Russ Frohnapfel Brian Shirley 3s FK Rod Ends Heat Race #6 - Line Up (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Dale McDowell 17m 22F Chris Ferguson Eddie Carrier, Jr. 10C 5m Ryan Markham Tyler Carpenter 28C 4T8 Colton Flinner Ross Bailes 22* 1m Ben Mott Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #7 - Line Up (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Brandon Sheppard 1S 11G Gordy Gundaker RJ Conley 71c C9 Steve Casebolt Jackie Boggs 4B 99B Boom Briggs Nick Davis 92 185 DJ Miller QA1 Heat Race #8 - Line Up (8 Laps - Winner Transfers): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Gregg Satterlee 22 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Zach McMillan 14z 55 Jeep VanWormer Jason Feger 25F 24 Ryan Unzicker Alex Ferree 4 14C Corey Conley Dirt Million Dash Line Up (8 Laps To Determine Top 8 Starting Positions in Dirt Million A-Main): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Don O'Neal 5 25z Mason Zeigler Ricky Weiss 7w 9 Devin Moran Darrell Lanigan 14 157 Mike Marlar Josh Richards 1R 49 Jonathan Davenport
  15. 26th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 this week at Batesville BATAVIA, OHIO (August 14, 2018) - One of the most highly anticipated events of the season awaits the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competitors this weekend. The 26th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions is slated for Thursday-Saturday, August 16th-18th, at Batesville Motor Speedway in Batesville, Ark. The crown jewel event is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil. In 2018, for the first time in its 26-year history, the Topless 100 will feature a complete program of Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a $5,000-to-win main event on Thursday and Friday nights. Drivers will earn points in each of the two preliminary nights that will determine the lineups for Saturday night's finale. The IMCA Modifieds will also compete in a full program on Thursday and Friday nights, chasing a $750 top prize. Saturday's festivities will kick off with a driver autograph session at 6:30pm. Hot laps will begin at 8:00pm, followed by consolation events for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The 100-lap, $40,000-to-win Topless 100 will cap off the weekend action. The IMCA Modifieds will once again compete in a full program on Saturday night - highlighted by a $750 top prize. "The Topless 100 has a rich history and ranks as one of the most prestigious events to win in dirt late model racing," said Rick Schwallie, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Director. "The expanded format featuring three action-packed days of racing is sure to make this the most exciting Topless 100 to date." The event's unique format, featuring dirt late models without a roof, gives spectators an up close look, as drivers wrestle their 800+ horsepower machines around the lightning-fast, 3/8-mile oval. Scott Bloomquist became the first five-time winner of the Topless 100 in 2017. Bloomquist inherited the lead on lap-66 and led the remaining laps to score the $40,000 victory. Gregg Satterlee, Dennis Erb Jr., David Breazeale, and Tim McCreadie rounded out the top five. For more information on the COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions, visit: www.batesvillemotorspeedway.com or call the Speedway Office at (870) 251-0011. About COMP Cams: For more than 35 years, the COMP Cams mission has never changed: to produce the highest-performing products possible, provide customers with superior service, and to lead the industry in technological development. While the COMP Performance Group has grown to multiple companies and hundreds of employees, we still retain the competitive spirit and desire to be the very best that has positioned COMP Cams as the absolute leader in valve train components. To learn more about COMP Cams, visit: www.compcams.com. About Nutrien Ag Solutions: As the largest producer of potash by capacity and one of the world's largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate, Nutrien provides the three key nutrients growers need to produce healthier, more abundant crops. Their Ag-Retail operations supply key products and services directly to growers - including crop nutrients, crop protection, and seed, as well as agronomic and application services - to help meet the world's ever growing-demand for food and fiber. To learn more about Nutrien Ag Solutions, visit: www.nutrien.com. Lucas Oil Championship Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 6460 2 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 6305 -155 3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 6265 -195 4 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 6065 -395 5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 5970 -490 6 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 5900 -560 7 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 5880 -580 8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5860 -600 9 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5825 -635 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 5390 -1070 11 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 5335 -1125 12 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 5325 -1135 13 28 Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, IL 5125 -1335 14 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 5110 -1350 ® = Rookie of the Year Contender Track Information: Batesville Motor Speedway Phone Number: 870-251-0011 Location: 5090 Heber Springs Road, Batesville, AR 72550 Directions: Eight miles west of Batesville, at the junction of SR 14 & SR 25, located on Heber Springs Road. Website: www.batesvillemotorspeedway.com Tire Rule for Thursday-Friday, August 16th-17th: Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350 Left Rear - Hoosier LM40 Right Rear - Hoosier LM40 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains *For the A-Main, competitors may use 2 new rear tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Tire Rule for Saturday, August 18th: Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350, LM40 Left Rear - Hoosier LM40 Right Rear - Hoosier LM40 *For the B-Mains, competitors may use 4 new tires *For the A-Main, competitors may use 4 new tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Thursday-Friday Event Purse: 1. $5,000, 2. $3,000, 3. $2,000, 4. $1,500, 5. $1,250, 6. $1,000, 7. $950, 8. $900, 9. $850, 10. $800, 11. $700, 12. $600, 13. $600, 14. $600, 15. $600, 16. $600, 17. $550, 18. $500, 19. $500, 20. $500, 21. $500, 22. $500, 23. $500, 24. $500 26th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions Event Purse: 1. $40,000, 2. $20,000, 3. $10,000, 4. $5,000, 5. $4,000, 6. $3,750, 7. $3,500, 8. $3,000, 9. $2,800, 10. $2,700, 11. $2,500, 12. $2,400, 13. $2,350, 14. $2,300, 15. $2,250, 16. $2,200, 17. $2,150, 18. $2,125, 19. $2,100, 20. $2,075, 21. $2,050, 22. $2.025, 23. $2,000, 24. $2,000, 25. $2,000, 26. $2,000 Previous Topless 100 Winners: 1993 - Tony Cardin 1994 - Freddy Smith 1995 - Billy Moyer 1996 - Bill Frye 1997 - Billy Moyer 1998 - Wendell Wallace 1999 - Scott Bloomquist 2000 - Jimmy Mars 2001 - Scott Bloomquist 2002 - Billy Moyer 2003 - Shannon Babb 2004 - Dale McDowell 2005 - Billy Moyer 2006 - Scott Bloomquist 2007 - Jimmy Mars 2008 - Tim McCreadie 2009 - Jimmy Owens 2010 - Jared Landers 2011 - Scott Bloomquist 2012 - Steve Francis 2013 - Terry Phillips 2014 - Jimmy Owens 2015 - Shannon Babb 2016 - Rain Out 2017 - Scott Bloomquist
  16. Hudson O'Neal Earns Sunoco North/South 100 Pole UNION, KY (August 10, 2018) - Friday night's portion of the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil kicked off with 56 of the nation's top dirt late model drivers battling in twelve thrilling heat races of passing points. Twelve different drivers emerged victorious from the twelve heat races that determine Saturday night's starting grid. The pulse-pounding action landed Hudson O'Neal and Brandon Overton on the front row of Saturday night's 100-lap, $50,000 to win main event. In round one, the first heat was a battle between Wednesday night's Ralph Latham Memorial winner, Hudson O'Neal and Thursday night's victor, Tim McCreadie. O'Neal started third on the grid and quickly went to the lead on the opening lap. O'Neal held off a hard-charging McCreadie at the finish to take the win. Ricky Weiss came from the back to finish in third. In the second heat of round one, Nick Hoffman claimed his third heat race win of the week. Hoffman withstood a furious battle with Darrell Lanigan and Jimmy Owens early on. Lanigan's attempt to earn valuable passing points ended early after making contact with the backstretch wall. Hoffman went on to a narrow win over Owens and Don O'Neal. The third heat in the first round was taken by Thursday night's top qualifier, Brandon Overton. Overton started third and overtook Jared Hawkins late in the race for the win. Hawkins came across the line in second, with seventh-place starter Bobby Pierce finishing in third. In the fourth heat, former Sunoco North/South 100 winner Eddie Carrier Jr. captured the win in his first appearance of the week at Florence. Carrier and Kent Robinson dueled to the end with Carrier emerging victorious. Illinois driver Jeremy Conaway finished third in the final rundown. The fifth heat saw Florence Speedway regular Josh Rice take the lead at the start of the race and never relinquish the top spot. Jonathan Davenport charge from his eighth starting position to finish second. Scott Bloomquist finished in third. The sixth and final heat of round one saw 2018 National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame inductee, Jimmy Mars lead all the way for the win. Earl Pearson Jr. worked his way from his sixth starting spot to take second at the finish. Kody Evans rounded out the top three. The second round began with Dale McDowell grabbing the lead at the start of his heat and leading all the way for the win. Jimmy Owens charged by Michael Chilton at the finish line to take second. Chilton was third. The second heat of round two saw Ricky Weiss take an easy triumph. Bobby Pierce finished in second with Shanon Buckingham taking the third spot at the finish. Don O'Neal came from his third starting spot to win heat number three. The former LOLMDS National Champion took the win over his 17-year-old son Hudson O'Neal, who came from the eighth starting position. Nick Hoffman came from the ninth starting spot to finish third. Zack Dohm held the lead throughout heat number four of round two, finishing well ahead Kent Robinson and Mason Zeigler. Robinson outgunned Zeigler coming off of turn four as the pair headed to the checkers to nab the runner-up spot. The fifth heat saw Gregg Satterlee race to a convincing win over Jonathan Davenport. Satterlee took the lead at the start of the race and never looked back. Davenport finished in second with Jimmy Mars surviving a three-car battle to the checkered to grab the third spot. The final heat race of the night saw Earl Pearson Jr. advance from his fourth starting spot to take the victory over Brandon Overton and Kyle Bronson. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Friday, August 10, 2018 Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - Presented by Lucas Oil Florence Speedway - Union, KY Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - ROUND ONE Finish: Hudson O'Neal, Tim McCreadie, Ricky Weiss, Rob Anderzack, Jason Jameson, Steve Casebolt , Michael Brown, Chad Stapleton, James Rice, Nick Latham-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - ROUND ONE Finish: Nick Hoffman, Jimmy Owens, Don O'Neal, Michael Chilton, Chris Shannon, Rob Mayea, Darrell Lanigan, Scott James , Tyler Erb, Craig Vosbergen Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - ROUND ONE Finish: Brandon Overton, Jared Hawkins, Bobby Pierce, Dale McDowell, Robby Hensley, Kyle Bronson, Doug Drown, Jason Miller, Austin Burns QA1 ROUND ONE Heat Race #4 - ROUND ONE Finish: Eddie Carrier, Jr., Kent Robinson, Jeremy Conaway, Josh Richards, Jackie Boggs, Gregg Satterlee, Dennis Erb, Jr., Joey Moriarty, David Webb Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race #5 - ROUND ONE Finish: Josh Rice, Jonathan Davenport, Scott Bloomquist, Greg Johnson, Shanon Buckingham, Zack Dohm, Trevor Landrum, Eric Wells, Billy Green Lucas Oil Heat Race #6 - ROUND ONE Finish: Jimmy Mars, Earl Pearson, Jr., Kody Evans, Mason Zeigler, Austin Rettig, Austyn Mills, Jesse Lay, Jeff Alsip, Donald McIntosh Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - ROUND TWO Finish: Dale McDowell, Michael Chilton, Jimmy Owens, Eric Wells, Dennis Erb, Jr., Michael Brown, Jeremy Conaway, Donald McIntosh-DNS, Austin Burns-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - ROUND TWO Finish: Ricky Weiss, Bobby Pierce, Shanon Buckingham, Jackie Boggs, Darrell Lanigan, Jared Hawkins, Rob Mayea, Jeff Alsip, James Rice Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - ROUND TWO Finish: Don O'Neal, Hudson O'Neal, Nick Hoffman, Josh Richards, Scott Bloomquist, Robby Hensley, Jesse Lay, Austin Rettig, Rob Anderzack QA1 Heat Race #4 - ROUND TWO Finish: Zack Dohm, Kent Robinson, Mason Zeigler, Tim McCreadie, Craig Vosbergen, Trevor Landrum, Doug Drown, Nick Latham, Kody Evans, Chris Shannon Sunoco Race Fuels Heat Race #5 - ROUND TWO Finish: Gregg Satterlee, Jonathan Davenport, Jimmy Mars, Austyn Mills, David Webb, Jason Miller, Scott James, Greg Johnson, Steve Casebolt, Jason Jameson Lucas Oil Heat Race #6 - ROUND TWO Finish: Earl Pearson, Jr., Brandon Overton, Kyle Bronson, Tyler Erb, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Billy Green, Josh Rice, Chad Stapleton, Joey Moriarty Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Line Up (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Gregg Satterlee 22 12R Josh Rice Shanon Buckingham 50 1AM Austyn Mills Darrell Lanigan 14 37 Rob Mayea Kody Evans 4G 18L Trevor Landrum Doug Drown 12d C9 Steve Casebolt Scott James 1J 32S Chad Stapleton Donald McIntosh 58 22B Austin Burns FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Line Up (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Zack Dohm 17d 0 Scott Bloomquist Kyle Bronson 40B F15 Jeremy Conaway Rob Anderzack 8a 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Eric Wells 18E 24d Michael Brown Jason Miller 94M 12J Jason Jameson Craig Vosbergen 8 2A Jeff Alsip James Rice 11R E3 Spark Plugs B-Main #3 Line Up (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Jared Hawkins 11H 1R Josh Richards Jackie Boggs 4B 21H Robby Hensley Austin Rettig 94 17J Greg Johnson Tyler Erb 91 13W David Webb Jesse Lay 33 9s Chris Shannon Billy Green 49G 51M Joey Moriarty Nick Latham 31 Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - Presented by Lucas Oil Feature Line Up (100 Laps): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Hudson O'Neal 71 76 Brandon Overton Earl Pearson, Jr. 1 2H Nick Hoffman Don O'Neal 5 7w Ricky Weiss Jimmy Owens 20 7R Kent Robinson Jimmy Mars 28m 49 Jonathan Davenport Bobby Pierce 32 17m Dale McDowell Tim McCreadie 39 10C Eddie Carrier, Jr. Michael Chilton 97 25Z Mason Zeigler B-Main Transfer 17th 18th B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer 19th 20th B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer 21st 22nd B-Main Transfer LOLMDS Provisional 23rd 24th LOLMDS Provisional
  17. Bloomquist earns Silver Dollar Nationals pole GREENWOOD, NEBR. (July 20, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist and Mason Zeigler will start on the front row of the Imperial Tile 8th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals on Saturday night at I-80 Speedway. The duo managed to accumulate the most points out of the 47 entrants to earn their coveted starting positions. In the first heat, current Lucas Oil MLRA point leader Chad Simpson grabbed the early lead. Current LOLMDS points leader and the Malvern Bank Go 50 winner on Thursday night, Jonathan Davenport tried to chase down Simpson, but the veteran driver from Iowa was first across the finish line. Davenport was second with Chase Junghans, Billy Moyer, and Tad Pospisil completing the top five. In the second heat Hudson O'Neal dominated the race for a convincing victory. Earl Pearson Jr., Mason Zeigler, Brandon Sheppard, and Dennis Erb Jr. completed the top five. Ricky Weiss won the third heat of the night. Tyler Bruening was second, with J.C. Wyman, Scott Ward, and Kyle Berck rounding out the top five. The fourth heat was taken by two-time Silver Dollar Nationals winner, Scott Bloomquist. Teammates Darrell Lanigan and Don O'Neal came home in second and third respectively. Shane Clanton was fourth, and Terry Phillips completed the top five. Gregg Satterlee bolted to the win in the final heat of round one. Jimmy Owens was a distant second, Jason O'Brien was third, Kent Robinson was fourth, and Chris Spieker was fifth. Round number two of heats saw quite a lot of action with several drivers making their way up through the fields in their respective heat races. Jared Landers started off round number two by winning the first heat race. Landers went unchallenged all the way for the victory. Shane Clanton ran second to Landers with Earl Pearson Jr. and Corey Zeitner finishing third and fourth respectfully. Chad Simpson made his way up to take the fifth position. The second heat in round two went to Mason Zeigler. Scott Bloomquist charged from the ninth starting spot to finish in second with Tim McCreadie, Billy Moyer, and Chris Simpson all trailing behind to complete the top five. The third heat would belong to Indiana native, Kent Robinson as he held off Brandon Sheppard for the win. Ricky Weiss charged from the back to finish third as Jonathan Davenport and Bobby Pierce claimed fourth and fifth. Kyle Bronson took the win in the fourth heat with Chase Junghans and Hudson O'Neal going back and forth in the battle for second. Junghans prevailed over O'Neal. Gregg Satterlee and Justin Zeitner completed the top five. The fifth and final heat of round two saw Don O'Neal take the win over tenth-place starter Dennis Erb Jr., Shannon Babb, Josh Richards, and Dave Eckrich. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Thursday, July 20, 2018 Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals I-80 Speedway - Greenwood, Nebr. Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - ROUND ONE Finish: Chad Simpson, Jonathan Davenport, Chase Junghans, Billy Moyer, Tad Pospisil, Matt Buller, Allan Hopp, Corey Zeitner, Chris Simpson, Andrew Kosiski FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - ROUND ONE Finish: Hudson O'Neal, Earl Pearson, Jr., Mason Zeigler, Brandon Sheppard, Dennis Erb, Jr., Jared Landers, Josh Richards, Junior Coover, Charlie McKenna, Jimmy Mars Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - ROUND ONE Finish: Ricky Weiss, Tyler Bruening, JC Wyman, Scott Ward, Kyle Berck, Tim McCreadie, Robbie Andersen, Al Humphrey, John Anderson QA1 ROUND ONE Heat Race #4 - ROUND ONE Finish: Scott Bloomquist, Darrell Lanigan, Don O'Neal, Shane Clanton, Terry Phillips, Shannon Babb, Kyle Bronson, Bobby Pierce, Justin Duty DirtOnDirt.com Heat Race #5 - ROUND ONE Finish: Gregg Satterlee, Jimmy Owens, Jason O'Brien, Kent Robinson, Chris Spieker, Jake Neal, Dave Eckrich, Justin Zeitner, Bob Millander Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - ROUND TWO Finish: Jared Landers, Shane Clanton, Earl Pearson, Jr., Corey Zeitner, Chad Simpson, Jason O'Brien, Terry Phillips, JC Wyman, Bob Millander, Robbie Andersen FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - ROUND TWO Finish: Mason Zeigler, Scott Bloomquist, Tim McCreadie, Billy Moyer, Chris Simpson, Junior Coover, Kyle Berck, Jake Neal, Justin Duty Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - ROUND TWO Finish: Kent Robinson, Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Weiss, Jonathan Davenport, Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Owens, Scott Ward, Andrew Kosiski, Jimmy Mars QA1 Heat Race #4 - ROUND TWO Finish: Kyle Bronson,Chase Junghans, Hudson O'Neal, Gregg Satterlee, Justin Zeitner, Al Humphrey, Matt Buller, Darrell Lanigan, Charlie McKenna DirtOnDirt.com Heat Race #5 - ROUND TWO Finish: Don O'Neal, Dennis Erb, Jr., Shannon Babb, Josh Richards, Dave Eckrich, John Anderson, Tyler Bruening, Tad Pospisil, Chris Spieker, Allan Hopp Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Line Up (15 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Shannon Babb 18 16 Tyler Bruening Darrell Lanigan 14 1R Josh Richards Corey Zeitner 26JR 14B Kyle Berck Matt Buller 1B 04 Tad Pospisil Justin Zeitner 1GRT 10C Junior Coover Al Humphrey 6H 80 Allan Hopp Charlie McKenna 22C 77B Bob Millander Robbie Andersen 82 FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Line Up (15 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Jason O'Brien 15J 39 Tim McCreadie Scott Ward 37 4W JC Wyman Terry Phillips 75 58 Dave Eckrich John Anderson 21X 32 Bobby Pierce Chris Simpson 32S 56S Chris Spieker Jake Neal 14J 53 Andrew Kosiski Justin Duty 15d 28m Jimmy Mars Lucas Oil Feature Line Up (80 Laps): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Scott Bloomquist 0 25Z Mason Zeigler Hudson O'Neal 71 5 Don O'Neal Ricky Weiss 7w 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Chase Junghans 18J 7R Kent Robinson Gregg Satterlee 22 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Chad Simpson 25 49 Jonathan Davenport Brandon Sheppard 1S 25x Shane Clanton Jared Landers 1777 21 Billy Moyer Jimmy Owens 20 40B Kyle Bronson B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer LOLMDS Provisional LOLMDS Provisional I-80 Provisional I-80 Provisional Belt Bash - 1st Place Belt Bash - 2nd Place Belt Bash - 3rd Place
  18. Bloomquist celebrates 600th career victory at Diamond Nationals WHEATLAND, MO (July 14, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist took the lead on lap 32 and then pulled away to his 600th career victory on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway during the CMH Diamond Nationals. The Hall-of-Fame driver picked up his sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season and his all-time series leading 92nd victory. Jimmy Owens led the first 31 laps of the race as he looked to capitalize on his past Lucas Oil Speedway success. Bloomquist, who re-started third on the grid after a caution for debris, went around both Owens and Mason Zeigler for the lead which he stretched out over the final laps of the race. Zeigler finished in second with Friday night's winner at Tri-City Speedway, Earl Pearson Jr. earning another podium finish for the weekend by coming home in third. Will Vaught led the home-state contingent with a fourth-place finish and Owens rounded out the top five. In Lucas Oil Victory Lane, Bloomquist stated that there were so many people to thank as he reached his milestone 600th career victory. "It seems like it's been a few years since we got number 500 at Brownstown. It's basically been me and Cody Mallory the last few years. We put in so many hours in the shop. It was a good race for the fans. They may have finally got the track to where it's right up there with the best in the country. We are going to keep working hard and maybe we can get to 700 someday." Zeigler was pleased with his second podium finish of the month as the Pennsylvania driver maintained his lead in the rookie-of-the-year chase. "We keep knocking on the door for a win. I can't thank my wife enough, she is pregnant and going up and down the road with us, and we enjoy it. I want to thank Brian and Buck. I want to than JLE Industries, without them I couldn't run up and down the road." Pearson advanced from his fifth starting spot to finish third. "We got into traffic and it was good battle with Zeigler. I hope we put on a good show for the fans. I had some people here tonight from Jacksonville and I hope they enjoyed the show as well. Thanks to Ronnie and Terri Stuckey and all of my crew, it was another good points night." The winner's Sweet-Bloomquist Chassis is powered by a Durham Racing Engine and sponsored by: CatSpot, New Direction AG, Sweet Manufacturing, Reece Monument Company, Sorbera Chiropractic, Penske Shocks, Valvoline, Crossfit by Overton, Petroff Towing, and Horton Coal. Completing the top ten were Jonathan Davenport, Bobby Pierce, Logan Martin, Chad Simpson, and Hudson O'Neal. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Saturday, July 14, 2018 CMH Diamond Nationals Lucas Oil Speedway - Wheatland, Mo. Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Clay Daly / 16.697 seconds Fast Time Group B: Jimmy Owens / 16.694 seconds (overall) Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Clay Daly, Earl Pearson, Jr., Payton Looney, Kyle Bronson, Gregg Satterlee, Tony Jackson, Jr., Jeremy Grady, Hudson O'Neal FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Chad Simpson, Don O'Neal, Mitch McGrath, Tim McCreadie, Blonde Bomber, Joey Stark, Jonathan Davenport Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Jimmy Owens, Will Vaught, Dennis Erb, Jr., Bobby Pierce, Josh Richards, Terry Phillips, Austin Siebert, Reid Millard QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Mason Zeigler, Logan Martin, Austin Rettig, Scott Crigler, Darrell Lanigan, Joey Moriarty, Jeff Roth, Joe Godsey Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 6 Transfer): Tony Jackson, Jr., Josh Richards, Tim McCreadie, Darrell Lanigan, Terry Phillips, Jonathan Davenport, Gregg Satterlee, Joey Moriarty, Hudson O'Neal, Jeff Roth, Joey Stark, Reid Millard, Blonde Bomber, Austin Siebert, Jeremy Grady-DNS, Joe Godsey-DNS Lucas Oil Feature Finish (50 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $12,800 2 4 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $6,300 3 5 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $4,300 4 6 1V Will Vaught Crane, MO $2,750 5 2 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $3,150 6 22 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $2,700 7 14 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $2,200 8 8 36 Logan Martin West Plains, MO $1,300 9 7 25 Chad Simpson Mt. Vernon, IA $1,200 10 23 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN $1,800 11 11 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $1,875 12 19 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $1,750 13 18 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $2,025 14 10 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $1,000 15 13 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $1,000 16 15 74m Mitch McGrath Waukesha, WI $1,000 17 21 75 Terry Phillips Springfield, MO $1,000 18 20 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $1,700 19 1 32B Clay Daly Salinas, CA $1,000 20 16 12 Scott Crigler Alton, MO $1,000 21 12 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO $1,000 22 24 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $1,700 23 25 14R Jeff Roth Bentonville, AR $1,000 24 17 56 Tony Jackson, Jr. Lebanon, MO $1,000 25 9 15P Payton Looney Republic, MO $1,000 Race Statistics Entrants: 32 Lap Leaders: Jimmy Owens (Laps 1 - 31); Scott Bloomquist (Laps 32 - 50) Wrisco Feature Winner: Scott Bloomquist Margin of Victory: 2.662 seconds Cautions: Darrell Lanigan (Lap 4); Payton Looney (Lap 25); Debris (Lap 30) Series Provisionals: Hudson O'Neal, Gregg Satterlee Lucas Oil MLRA Provisional: Jeff Roth Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Jonathan Davenport (Advanced 16 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Hudson O'Neal Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Earl Pearson Jr. Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Durham Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Cody Mallory (Scott Bloomquist) Fastest Lap of the Race: Mason Zeigler (Lap #5 - 16.2131 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jimmy Owens (31 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Clay Daly PFC Brakes Pole Award: Clay Daly Time of Race: 23 minutes 15 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 4940 $126,700 2 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 4810 $153,800 2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 4810 $109,475 4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 4660 $101,650 5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 4510 $71,200 6 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 4505 $97,950 6 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 4505 $84,050 8 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 4430 $83,025 9 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 4420 $71,050 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 4080 $54,500 11 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 4060 $45,975 12 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 4035 $60,175 13 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 3975 $42,250 14 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 3915 $61,150 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  19. Bloomquist wins LOLMDS Grassy Smith Memorial at Cherokee GAFFNEY, S.C. (July 6, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist wheeled his way into Victory Lane for the fifth time this season during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, 20th Annual Grassy Smith Memorial, at Cherokee Speedway. Bloomquist took the lead on lap 31 from Josh Richards and then held off a charging Brandon Overton in the final laps to score his 599th career victory. Overton came home in second followed by Josh Richards, Don O'Neal, and Dennis Erb Jr. Hudson O'Neal led the opening lap from his outside front-row starting spot. Richards took over the point on the second lap and then led until Bloomquist forged ahead on lap 31. In Lucas Oil Victory Lane, Blomquist was complimentary of the track conditions and the enormous crowd on hand. "We were good on the restarts and that helped. This is probably the best shape I have ever seen this track in. We could run low, middle, or the top. We went to the top there towards the end and I think that helped us out a lot. The top was the place to be especially getting around those lapped cars." Overton was pleased with his podium finish. "I can't thank Billy Franklin enough. Without him I wouldn't be here. As the race went on we got stronger. That was a heck of a race up front there. I thought maybe I could catch Scott [Bloomquist] there at the end. He changed his line and that was the line I was more comfortable with coming up thru there. All-in-all it was a good race and we look forward to heading to Smoky Mountain tomorrow night." Richards, piloting the Best Performance Motorsports, Colt Firearms, Rocket, commented on his third-place finish. "Congratulations to Scott [Bloomquist] on the win. We had a real good race car. We are running more consistent now. Hudson was good early and then we got the lead. I tried to hold them off for as long a possible. Those cautions kind of hurt me a little because we had some good momentum built up" The winner's Sweet-Bloomquist car is powered by a Durham Racing Engine and sponsored by: New Direction Ag, Reece Monument Company, CatSpot, Sweet Manufacturing, Sorbera Chiropractic, Penske Shocks, Valvoline, Crossfit by Overton, Petroff Towing, and Horton Coal. Completing the top ten were Dennis Franklin, Darrell Lanigan, Jimmy Owens, Earl Pearson Jr., and Gregg Satterlee. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Friday, July 6, 2018 20th Annual Grassy Smith Memorial Cherokee Speedway - Gaffney, S.C. Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Josh Richards / 15.061 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Hudson O'Neal / 15.212 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Josh Richards, Bobby Pierce, Kyle Pierce, Brandon Overton, Earl Pearson, Jr., Tim McCreadie, Benji Hicks, Johnny Pursley-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Dennis Erb, Jr., Scott Bloomquist, Ross Bailes, Tyler Millwood, Joey Coulter, Brent Dixon, Michael Brown Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Hudson O'Neal, Dennis Franklin, Jonathan Davenport, Darrell Lanigan, Donald Bradsher, Brett Hamm, Jim McNamara, Jimmy Owens QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Don O'Neal, Gregg Satterlee, Jeff Smith, Kyle Bronson, Mason Zeigler, Zach Cox, Justin Williams Penske Racing Shocks B-Main Finish (12 Laps, Top 6 Transfer): Earl Pearson, Jr., Donald Bradsher, Johnny Pursley, Joey Coulter, Benji Hicks, Justin Williams, Mason Zeigler, Jim McNamara, Tim McCreadie, Brett Hamm-DNS, Brent Dixon-DNS, Michael Brown-DNS, Zach Cox-DNS, Jimmy Owens-DNS Lucas Oil Feature Finish (50 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 7 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $12,800 2 13 76 Brandon Overton Evans, GA $5,500 3 1 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $4,600 4 4 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $3,550 5 3 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $2,250 6 6 2F Dennis Franklin Gaffney, SC $1,800 7 14 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $2,200 8 24 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $2,100 9 17 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $2,000 10 8 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $1,800 11 11 87 Ross Bailes Clover, SC $1,075 12 25 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $1,850 13 16 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $1,025 14 10 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $1,900 15 23 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $1,700 16 20 2C Joey Coulter Troutman, NC $1,000 17 22 89 Justin Williams Concord, VA $1,000 18 12 00 Jeff Smith Bessemer City, NC $1,000 19 9 281 Kyle Pierce Statesville, NC $1,000 20 2 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN $1,700 21 18 93 Donald Bradsher Burlington, NC $1,000 22 21 55 Benji Hicks Mt. Airy, NC $1,000 23 19 09 Johnny Pursley Clover, SC $1,000 24 15 31T Tyler Millwood Kingston, GA $1,000 25 5 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $1,700 Race Statistics Entrants: 30 Lap Leaders: Hudson O'Neal (Lap 1); Josh Richards (Laps 2 - 30); Scott Bloomquist (Laps 31 - Wrisco Feature Winner: Scott Bloomquist Margin of Victory: 0.570 seconds Cautions: Bobby Pierce (Lap 2); Debris (Lap 7); Tyler Millwood (Lap 11); Benji Hicks (Lap 31); Jonathan Davenport (Lap37); Hudson O'Neal, Joey Coulter, Jeff Smith, Justin Williams, Kyle Pierce (Lap 37) Series Provisionals: Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Owens Series Emergency Provisionals: Mason Zeigler Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Jimmy Owens (Advanced 16 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Earl Pearson Jr. Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Josh Richards Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Durham Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Cody Mallory (Scott Bloomquist) Fastest Lap of the Race: Josh Richards (Lap #12 - 15.6442 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Josh Richards (29 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Tim McCreadie PFC Brakes Pole Award: Josh Richards Time of Race: 29 minutes 38 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 4505 $121,900 2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 4385 $104,550 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 4370 $139,200 4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 4140 $84,550 5 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 4085 $79,875 6 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 4070 $65,250 7 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 4055 $92,800 8 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 4020 $79,425 9 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 3925 $61,600 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 3765 $51,100 11 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 3690 $56,725 12 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 3590 $39,475 13 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 3560 $36,825 14 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 3550 $59,150 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  20. Don O'Neal Goes Back-to-Back in Ohio HARTFORD, OH (July 2, 2018) - Don O'Neal made it back-to-back triumphs in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action in Ohio, winning the Steel Valley 50 on Monday night at Sharon Speedway. O'Neal took the lead on lap 14 from Mason Zeigler, who finished in second. Zeigler chased down O'Neal in the final laps but came up short in his bid for his first win of the season. Last year's winner, Josh Richards, finished in third. Current series point leader Jonathan Davenport crossed the line in fourth. O'Neal's Clint Bowyer Racing teammate Darrell Lanigan finished in fifth. Zeigler was looking for a clean sweep of racing activities as he set the Miller Welders Overall Fast Time and won his heat race to earn the pole starting position in the 50-lap main event. Zeigler took the lead at the start of the race. For the first 13 laps Zeigler held off Earl Pearson Jr., Davenport, and O'Neal for the top spot until O'Neal forged ahead on lap 14. The winner's Clint Bowyer Racing, Club 29 Race Car is powered by a Clements Racing Engine and sponsored by: Peak Antifreeze and Coolant, I-Racing.com, Crawford Outdoor, Cometic Gasket, Penske Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, and Clint Bowyer Autoplex. "It's pretty cool to equal Clint now in wins this year. Hopefully I will get a lot more than him by the end of the year," said a smiling O'Neal during his 45th appearance in Lucas Oil Victory Lane. "My hat is off to this Peak car, we have been great the last two nights. It's all because of my crew that I am winning races right now. This crew works their tails off to get it done." "Thanks to everybody at Clint Bowyer Racing. I hope we keep this thing rolling. It feels good to run well, especially after Portsmouth where we tore up a bunch of stuff. We got up early yesterday to get everything fixed, and it all paid off after last night," said O'Neal, who won the previous nights' LOLMDS race at Mansfield, OH. Zeigler earned his first podium finish of the year and was pleased with his performance. "Near the end of the race I got held up and wasn't quite able to catch Don [O'Neal]. He was better than us. I was just hanging on for a while tonight and wasn't expecting to begin catching him late in the race. He just had a better car and we were a second-place car and that's exactly where we ended up. We needed a good run and that's what we ended up with," said the driver of the JLE Industries, Rocket Chassis. Richards was trying to repeat his 2017 series win at the historic track. "The race was pretty good for the most part. We just have to get a little better. Don has been great. Those guys over there have done a great job the last few nights. They have got something figured out." Completing the top ten were Bobby Pierce, Earl Pearson, Jr., Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Owens, and Mike Maresca. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Monday, July 2, 2018 Steel Valley 50 Sharon Speedway - Hartford, OH Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Mason Zeigler / 16.642 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Jimmy Owens / 17.136 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 6 Transfer): Mason Zeigler, Jonathan Davenport, Bobby Pierce, Jackie Boggs, Matt Cosner, Mathew Latta, Jared Miley, Jason Jameson, Brian Baumberger FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 6 Transfer): Earl Pearson, Jr., Josh Richards, Jimmy Owens, Darrell Lanigan, Doug Drown, Gregg Satterlee, Kyle Bronson, Austin Rettig, Breyton Santee Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 6 Transfer): Don O'Neal, Tim McCreadie, Scott Bloomquist, Max Blair, Mike Maresca, Dennis Erb, Jr., Hudson O'Neal, Charles Powell, Rob Anderzack Penske Racing Shocks B-Main Finish (12 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Hudson O'Neal, Kyle Bronson, Jason Jameson, Charles Powell, Austin Rettig, Mathew Latta, Brian Baumberger, Rob Anderzack, Breyton Santee Lucas Oil Feature Finish (50 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 3 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $12,800 2 1 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $5,700 3 5 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $4,500 4 4 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $3,650 5 11 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $2,950 6 7 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $2,500 7 2 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $2,300 8 6 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $2,000 9 8 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $2,000 10 15 7MM Mike Maresca Hannawa Fallls, NY $1,100 11 12 111 Max Blair Centerville, PA $1,075 12 10 4B Jackie Boggs Grayson, KY $1,050 13 9 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $1,825 14 17 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $1,700 15 19 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN $1,700 16 23 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO $1,000 17 18 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $1,700 18 13 10 Jared Miley South Park, PA $1,000 19 20 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $1,000 20 16 66c Matt Cosner Ridgeley, WV $1,000 21 22 94p Charles Powell Brookville, PA $1,000 22 21 12J Jason Jameson Lawrenceburg, IN $1,000 23 24 8a Rob Anderzack Swanton, OH $1,000 24 14 12d Doug Drown Wooster, OH $1,000 Race Statistics Entrants: 27 Lap Leaders: Mason Zeigler (Laps 1 - 13); Don O'Neal (Laps 14 - 50) Wrisco Feature Winner: Don O'Neal Margin of Victory: 0.722 seconds Cautions: None Series Provisionals: None Miller Welders Fast Time Provisionals: Austin Rettig, Rob Anderzack Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Austin Rettig (Advanced 7 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Max Blair Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Don O'Neal Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Clements Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Club 29 Race Cars Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Brian Liverman (Mason Zeigler) Fastest Lap of the Race: Mason Zeigler (Lap #49 - 17.3022 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Don O'Neal (37 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Kyle Bronson PFC Brakes Pole Award: Mason Zeigler Time of Race: 15 minutes 39 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 4125 $115,200 2 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 3985 $124,600 3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 3935 $95,600 4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 3830 $80,350 5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 3735 $61,400 6 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 3730 $88,750 7 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 3705 $74,075 8 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 3675 $74,425 9 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 3535 $56,500 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 3340 $42,700 11 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 3260 $41,875 12 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 3235 $35,525 13 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 3220 $57,100 14 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 3195 $33.025 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  21. Lucas Oil Late Models Target "Clash at the Mag" BATAVIA, OH (June 11th, 2018) - A band of the nation's top dirt late model drivers will soon converge at Magnolia Motor Speedway for the annual Country Pleasin' "Clash at the Mag." This blockbuster weekend, held June 14th-16th, will see the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with a talented group of local and regional standouts, in pursuit of a $20,000 top prize. The activities will get underway on Thursday, June 14th, with an open practice session for all divisions from 7:00pm thru 10:00pm. The action on Friday, June 15th includes: Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. In addition, the Crate Late Model, Late Model Sportsman, Street Stock, and Factory Stock divisions will be in competition on Friday night. On Saturday night, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will take center stage, featuring B-Mains and the 100-lap, "Clash at the Mag" main event. The Crate Late Model, Late Model Sportsman, Street Stock, and Factory Stock divisions will cap off the weekend action. Mike Marlar dominated the 2017 edition of the "Clash at the Mag," setting Miller Welders overall fast time, winning his heat race, and leading the entire distance in the main event. Dennis Erb Jr. finished a close second, after a late-race restart bunched the field up for a final charge to the end. Brandon Overton, Darrell Lanigan, and Kyle Bronson rounded out the top five. The award-winning, Lucas Oil Production Studios will be on hand to tape all the action for broadcast on NBC Sports and MAVTV Motorsports Network, at a later date. Lucas Oil Racing TV will offer a LIVE Broadcast of Saturday night's events, providing multi-camera coverage of all the racing action as it happens LIVE, including driver interviews, instant replays and more! To learn more, visit: www.lucasoilracing.tv. To find additional information, visit: www.magnoliadirt.com. Lucas Oil Championship Standings (after May 26th, 2018): POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 3410 2 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 3150 -260 3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 3085 -325 4 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 3075 -335 5 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 3050 -360 6 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 2985 -425 7 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 2870 -540 8 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 2860 -550 9 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 2780 -630 10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 2710 -700 11 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 2660 -750 12 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 2580 -830 13 28 Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, IL 2570 -840 14 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 2430 -980 ® = Rookie of the Year Contender Track Information: Phone Number: 662-240-3478 Track Promoter: Johnny Stokes Location: 495 Hwy 45 South, Columbus, MS 39701 Directions: 5 miles west of Columbus on US 82, then 0.4 miles south on US 45, then east on SR 182 Website: www.magnoliadirt.com Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule: Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier 1350 Right Rear - Hoosier 03, LM40 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main. *For the A-Main, competitors may use 3 new tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. "Clash at the Mag Event" Purse: 1. $20,000, 2. $10,000, 3. $6,000, 4. $4,000, 5. $3,500, 6. $2,500, 7. $2,100, 8. $2,000, 9. $1,800, 10. $1,750, 11. $1,650, 12. $1,600, 13. $1,550 14. $1,500, 15. $1,450, 16. $1,400, 17. $1,350, 18. $1,300, 19. $1,250, 20. $1,200, 21. $1,200, 22. $1,200, 23. $1,200, 24. $1,200
  22. Owens Back in Victory Lane at Lucas Oil Speedway WHEATLAND, MO (May 25, 2018) - Jimmy Owens claimed his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of the season in the Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson on Friday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. A torrid five-car battle for the lead took place in the first 13 laps of the 40-lap main event. Zeigler led the first 13 laps until Owens, who started eighth roared to the lead. Owens then maintained a steady pace until the finish holding a comfortable margin over tenth-place starter, Brian Shirley who would finish in second place. Scott Bloomquist, who won the second B-Main of the night despite heavily damaged left-front suspension, made his way from 20th to take third at the checkered flag. Current series points leader, Jonathan Davenport came home in fourth and Bobby Pierce, the defending Show-Me 100 winner was fifth. Owens, who is the second all-time winningest driver in series history, now has 59 career wins and becomes the ninth different winner of the 2018 season. "It was just crazy tonight, the first several laps of that race you had a bunch of cars running for the lead. I have to thank all of my family, everyone back home who was watching on TV and my fans, without them I couldn't do this. They keep me going up and down the road. I feel like we had a really good car yesterday and I just sealed the tires over after that one caution we had. I couldn't get took off on the restart and it cost us a good finish," said the 46-year-old in Lucas Oil Victory Lane. Shirley in the Bob Cullen Racing, Thomason Express, Rocket was pleased with his runner-up finish. "I don't know if I could have caught Jimmy. He is one of the best. We had a good car. The car was well-balanced. I want to thank Bob and Lisa Cullen, they give us the funding to do this. Thanks to Chris Davis at Midwest Sheet Metal and Ted Brown. I have got to thank my wife and kids and everyone back home who is watching. It was a good night, and this should set us up for a good starting spot tomorrow night." Bloomquist advanced 17 spots in the main event to secure a podium finish. "One of our boys really dug us a hole for tonight. We didn't get to qualify. We were up for the challenge tonight, but it was hard on the car. I didn't have enough time to get everything fixed like I wanted to for the feature. It was hurry-up and get back out on the race track. But all-in-all the car ran well, the engine ran cool. We will get everything fixed for tomorrow night." The winner's Ramirez Motorsports Rocket Chassis is powered by an Andy Durham Racing Engines and sponsored by E3 Spark Plugs, Boomtest Well Service, Tommy Pope Construction, Red Bone Fishing and Rental, Power Rig LLC, Red Line Oil, Midwest Sheet Metal and Cheap Cars. Completing the top ten were Mike Marlar, Hudson O'Neal, Dennis Erb Jr., Mason Zeigler and Kyle Bronson. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Friday, May 25th, 2018 Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson Lucas Oil Speedway - Wheatland, MO Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Kyle Bronson / 15.188 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Jimmy Owens / 15.269 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Justin Duty, Kyle Bronson, Earl Pearson, Jr., Dennis Erb, Jr., Will Vaught, Matt Furman, Dave Eckrich, Tyler Erb, Brandon Sheppard, Mark Burgtorf, Shannon Scott-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Mason Zeigler, Gavin Landers, Raymond Merrill, Mason Oberkramer, Joe Godsey, Gregg Satterlee, Jack Sullivan, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Kaeden Cornell, Joseph Gorby Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Joey Moriarty, Billy Moyer, Scott Crigler, Jimmy Mars, Brad Looney, Tony Jackson, Jr., Scott Bloomquist, Cade Dillard, Jeremy Grady, Cole Wells, Bryon Allison QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Owens, Austin Rettig, Josh Richards, Shanon Buckingham, Shannon Babb, Payton Looney, Chad Simpson, Mitch McGrath, Billy Moyer, Jr., Cliff Morrow Lucas Oil Products Heat Race #5 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Mike Marlar, Brian Shirley, Jesse Stovall, Tim McCreadie, Darrell Lanigan, Chase Junghans, Kolby Vandenbergh, Austin Siebert, Jeff Roth, Blonde Bomber Mitchell, Jake Davis ProtectTheHarvest.com Heat Race #6 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Hudson O'Neal, Jonathan Davenport, Logan Martin, Jared Landers, BJ Robinson, JC Wyman, Don O'Neal, Chris Simpson, Al Humphrey, Reid Millard Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Dennis Erb, Jr., Mason Oberkramer, Gregg Satterlee, Will Vaught, Dave Eckrich, Jack Sullivan, Brandon Sheppard, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Matt Furman, Mark Burgtorf, Joe Godsey, Kaeden Cornell, Tyler Erb, Joseph Gorby-DNS, Shannon Scott-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Josh Richards, Shannon Babb, Shanon Buckingham, Chad Simpson, Brad Looney, Payton Looney, Mitch McGrath, Cade Dillard, Tony Jackson, Jr., Jeremy Grady, Jimmy Mars, Cole Wells, Billy Moyer, Jr.-DNS, Bryon Allison-DNS, Cliff Morrow-DNS ASi Racewear B-Main #3 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Jared Landers, Chris Simpson, Tim McCreadie, BJ Robinson, Don O'Neal, Chase Junghans, Austin Siebert, Kolby Vandenbergh, JC Wyman, Jeff Roth, Al Humphrey, Reid Millard, Blonde Bomber Mitchell, Darrell Lanigan, Jake Davis-DNS Lucas Oil Feature Finish (40 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 8 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $6,000 2 10 3s Brian Shirley Chatham, IL $3,000 3 20 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $2,000 4 12 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $1,500 5 2 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $1,250 6 4 157 Mike Marlar Winfield, TN $1,000 7 6 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN $950 8 19 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $900 9 3 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $850 10 7 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $900 11 14 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO $700 12 24 32S Chris Simpson Oxford, IA $600 13 16 00 Jesse Stovall Billings, MO $600 14 21 777 Jared Landers Batesville, AR $600 15 11 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR $600 16 23 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $600 17 9 77 Gavin Landers Batesville, AR $600 18 13 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $600 19 17 12 Scott Crigler Alton, MO $600 20 1 15d Justin Duty Portland, OR $600 21 18 36 Logan Martin West Plains, MO $600 22 15 12M Raymond Merrill Sallisaw, OK $600 23 22 93 Mason Oberkramer Broseley, MO $600 24 5 51M Joey Moriarty Phoenix, AZ $600 Race Statistics Entrants: 64 Lap Leaders: Mason Zeigler (Laps 1 - 13); Jimmy Owens (Laps 14 - 40) Wrisco Feature Winner: Jimmy Owens Margin of Victory: 1.093 seconds Cautions: Justin Duty (Lap 1); Joey Moriarty (Lap 8); Scott Crigler (Lap 12); Mason Oberkramer (Lap 21) Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Scott Bloomquist (Advanced 17 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Jesse Stovall Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jimmy Owens Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Durham Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Jeff Strope (Jimmy Owens) Fastest Lap of the Race: Jimmy Owens (Lap #23 - 15.940 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jimmy Owens (27 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Justin Duty PFC Brakes Pole Award: Justin Duty Time of Race: 21 minutes 59 seconds Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com Line Ups for Saturday Events: Penske Racing Shocks - B-Main #1 Line Up (15 Laps - Top 2 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Jesse Stovall 00 1V Will Vaught Gavin Landers 77 22 Gregg Satterlee Chase Junghans 18J 18x Jack Sullivan Brad Looney 14L 15D Justin Duty Mitch McGrath 74M 14G Joe Godsey Billy Moyer Jr. 21JR 6H Al Humphrey Jake Davis 7DX B29 Blonde Bomber Jeff Roth 14R 75 Terry Phillips FAST Shafts - B-Main #2 Line Up (15 Laps - Top 2 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Jimmy Mars 28m 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Frank Heckenast Jr. 99JR 18 Shannon Babb Austin Siebert 16A 5 Don O'Neal Scott Crigler 12 12M Raymond Merrill Kolby Vandenbergh 15V 56 Tony Jackson Jr. Matt Furman 51 7W Cole Wells Kaeden Cornell 50X 14 Darrell Lanigan Shannon Scott 4F 45 Aaron Poe ASi Racewear - B-Main #3 Line Up (15 Laps - Top 2 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Brandon Sheppard B5 1R Josh Richards Mason Oberkramer 93 36 Logan Martin Payton Looney 15P 97 Cade Dillard Joey Moriarty 51M 58 Dave Eckrich Tyler Erb 91 4w JC Wyman Mark Burgtorf 5B 43 Jeremy Grady Reid Millard 14M 9 Joseph Gorby Bryon Allison 1A 99c Cliff Morrow Feature Line Up: DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Scott Bloomquist 0 20 Jimmy Owens Brian Shirley 3s 71 Hudson O'Neal Mike Marlar 157 25z Mason Zeigler Bobby Pierce 32 94 Austin Rettig Jonathan Davenport 49 40B Kyle Bronson Chad Simpson 25 32s Chris Simpson Tim McCreadie 39 777 Jared Landers Shanon Buckingham 50 1B BJ Robinson Dennis Erb Jr. 28 21 Billy Moyer B-Main #1 1st 1st B-Main #2 B-Main #3 1st 2nd B-Main #1 B-Main #2 2nd 2nd B-Main #3 LOLMDS Provisional 1 2 LOLMDS Provisional LOLMDS Emergency 1 2 LOLMDS Emergency MLRA Provisional 1 2 MLRA Provisional Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge Winner Provisional Past Show-Me 100 Winner
  23. Bloomquist Masters Cowboy Classic WHEATLAND, MO (May 24, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist led all 45 laps to win the 5th Annual Cowboy Classic on Thursday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. The 54-year-old three-time, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion picked up his third series win of the season and the 596th of his career. Bloomquist had to hold off current Lucas Oil MLRA points leader, Chad Simpson after a late-race caution for the victory. Hudson O'Neal finished in third followed by 16th starting Mike Marlar and 18th starting Brian Shirley. Bloomquist took the lead at the start of the event. Jimmy Owens quickly moved into the second position. The two East Tennessee veterans then pulled away from a solid race for third between Hudson O'Neal, Mason Ziegler, and Chad Simpson. Owens closed an eight car-length gap between himself and Bloomquist to just two car-lengths as a caution came out on lap 26 for Jonathan Davenport. On the ensuing restart, Bloomquist pulled away and O'Neal moved around Owens for second. Simpson, who started tenth, then moved into the third spot. Simpson then got around O'Neal for second before taking up the challenge of catching Bloomquist. Simpson managed to pull even with Bloomquist a few times in the final ten laps but could never get the momentum to clear him. "The car was really good tonight, we have learned a lot of things about this track in the past and I think we might have finally solved some things. My daughter Ariel is here tonight. She asked me, 'dad, are you ever going to win another race this year?' We have had a lot of second place finishes. I told her I promise I am going to win another one," said the winner in Lucas Oil Victory Lane. "After that last caution I saw him [Simpson] down below there. I carried enough momentum there to keep him behind me. I kind of moved around a little bit and that helped. I did not want to block the bottom. Hopefully this is the start of a big weekend. I have never won the Show-Me here, so it would be nice to finally get that one here." Simpson posted an LOLMDS podium finish last week at Deer Creek Speedway in Minnesota and was happy with tonight's run as well. "That last restart was really good for us. We keep gaining week after week. We ran well last weekend at Deer Creek against these guys. We have kept talking about changing things and we have finally hit on something. If Scott hadn't moved down to the bottom, we could have had something for him. Great race for him. We've got a good race car. It's a great start to the weekend, no doubt." O'Neal continues to make strides, recording his best career finish at Lucas Oil Speedway. "This is such a cool race track. Each time I come here, the racing keeps getting better. Hats off to Chad and Scott, they drove a heck of a race. I have a lot of guys behind me that do an amazing job," said the driver of the Todd Burns-owned Dyno One, Sub-Surface of Indiana, Club 29 entry. The winner's Sweet-Bloomquist Chassis is powered by an Andy Durham Racing Engine and is sponsored by New Direction Ag, Reece Monument Company, Sweet Mfg., Sorbera Chiropractic, Penske Shocks, Valvoline, Crossfit by Overton, Petroff Towing, CatSpot, Horton Coal, and Go Lithium Batteries. Completing the top ten were Jimmy Owens, Mason Ziegler, Jimmy Mars, Tim McCreadie, and Shanon Buckingham. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Thursday, May 24th, 2018 5th Annual Cowboy Classic Lucas Oil Speedway - Wheatland, MO Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Jared Landers / 15.637 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Scott Bloomquist / 16.006 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Tim McCreadie, Jared Landers, Payton Looney, Will Vaught, Billy Moyer, Shannon Babb, Justin Duty, Jesse Stovall, Joseph Gorby, Matt Furman, Aaron Poe FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Jonathan Davenport, Austin Rettig, Austin Siebert, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Don O'Neal, Kolby Vandenbergh, Jake Davis, Mark Burgtorf, Scott Crigler, Darrell Lanigan, Tony Jackson, Jr. Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Hudson O'Neal, BJ Robinson, Kyle Bronson, Brandon Sheppard, Gavin Landers, Dennis Erb, Jr., Brad Looney, Gregg Satterlee, Terry Phillips, Shannon Scott, Reid Millard QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Bobby Pierce, Chris Simpson, Logan Martin, Chase Junghans, Billy Moyer, Jr., Cole Wells, Raymond Merrill, Joe Godsey Jeremy Grady, Al Humphrey Lucas Oil Products Heat Race #5 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Jimmy Owens, Chad Simpson, Mike Marlar, Cade Dillard, Jack Sullivan, Tyler Erb, Mitch McGrath, Josh Richards, Joey Moriarty, Kaeden Cornell, Blonde Bomber Mitchell ProtectTheHarvest.com Heat Race #6 Finish (10 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Mason Zeigler, Jimmy Mars, Brian Shirley, Earl Pearson, Jr., Shanon Buckingham, Mason Oberkramer, JC Wyman, Dave Eckrich, Jeff Roth, Bryon Allison Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Will Vaught, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Billy Moyer, Shannon Babb, Don O'Neal, Jesse Stovall, Jake Davis, Tony Jackson, Jr., Kolby Vandenbergh, Joseph Gorby, Mark Burgtorf, Matt Furman, Justin Duty, Aaron Poe, Darrell Lanigan, Scott Crigler FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Brandon Sheppard, Chase Junghans, Billy Moyer, Jr., Gregg Satterlee, Brad Looney, Logan Martin, Joe Godsey, Gavin Landers, Terry Phillips, Dennis Erb, Jr., Cole Wells, Raymond Merrill, Jeremy Grady, Reid Millard, Al Humphrey, Shannon Scott-DNS ASi Racewear B-Main #3 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Shanon Buckingham, Cade Dillard, Earl Pearson, Jr., Jack Sullivan, Mason Oberkramer, Tyler Erb, Josh Richards, Mitch McGrath, JC Wyman, Joey Moriarty, Dave Eckrich, Kaeden Cornell, Blonde Bomber Mitchell, Jeff Roth-DNS, Bryon Allison-DNS Lucas Oil Feature Finish (45 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 2 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $6,000 2 10 25 Chad Simpson Mt. Vernon, IA $3,000 3 5 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN $2,000 4 16 157 Mike Marlar Winfield, TN $1,500 5 18 3s Brian Shirley Chatham, IL $1,250 6 4 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $1,000 7 6 25Z Mason Zeigler Chalk Hill, PA $950 8 12 28m Jimmy Mars Menomonie, WI $900 9 1 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $850 10 21 50 Shanon Buckingham Morristown, TN $800 11 9 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO $700 12 14 32S Chris Simpson Oxford, IA $600 13 11 1B BJ Robinson Haughton, LA $600 14 20 B5 Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL $600 15 17 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL $600 16 8 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $600 17 19 1V Will Vaught Crane, MO $600 18 22 99JR Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL $600 19 3 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $600 20 7 777 Jared Landers Batesville, AR $600 21 24 97 Cade Dillard Robeline, LA $600 22 15 16A Austin Siebert Grandview, MO $600 23 23 18J Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS $600 24 13 15P Payton Looney Republic, MO $600 Race Statistics Entrants: 65 Lap Leaders: Scott Bloomquist (Laps 1 - 45) Wrisco Feature Winner: Scott Bloomquist Margin of Victory: 0.800 seconds Cautions: Bobby Pierce (Lap 3); Jonathan Davenport (Lap 26); Payton Looney (Lap 38) Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Brian Shirley (Advanced 18 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Will Vaught Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Hudson O'Neal Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Durham Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Cody Mallory (Scott Bloomquist) Fastest Lap of the Race: Jimmy Owens (Lap #2 - 16.701 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Scott Bloomquist (45 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Justin Duty PFC Brakes Pole Award: Tim McCreadie Time of Race: 23 minutes 08 seconds Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.comQualification Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NIGHT 1 1 0 Scott Bloomquist 260 2 25 Chad Simpson 230 3 71 Hudson O'Neal 220 4 157 Mike Marlar 210 5 3s Brian Shirley 205 6 20 Jimmy Owens 200 7 25Z Mason Zeigler 195 8 28m Jimmy Mars 190 9 39 Tim McCreadie 185 10 50 Shanon Buckingham 180 11 94 Austin Rettig 175 12 32S Chris Simpson 170 13 1B BJ Robinson 165 14 B5 Brandon Sheppard 160 15 40B Kyle Bronson 155 16 32 Bobby Pierce 150 17 1V Will Vaught 145 18 99JR Frank Heckenast, Jr. 140 18 777 Jared Landers 140 20 49 Jonathan Davenport 135 21 97 Cade Dillard 125 21 16A Austin Siebert 125 21 18J Chase Junghans 125 21 15P Payton Looney 125 25 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. 120 25 21JR Billy Moyer, Jr. 120 25 21 Billy Moyer 120 28 18X Jack Sullivan 115 28 22 Gregg Satterlee 115 28 18 Shannon Babb 115 31 93 Mason Oberkramer 110 31 14L Brad Looney 110 31 5 Don O'Neal 110 34 91 Tyler Erb 105 34 36 Logan Martin 105 34 00 Jesse Stovall 105 37 1R Josh Richards 100 37 14G Joe Godsey 100 37 7DX Jake Davis 100 40 74m Mitch McGrath 95 40 77 Gavin Landers 95 40 56 Tony Jackson, Jr. 95 43 4W JC Wyman 90 43 75 Terry Phillips 90 43 15V Kolby Vandenbergh 90 46 51M Joey Moriarty 85 46 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. 85 46 9 Joseph Gorby 85 49 58 Dave Eckrich 80 49 7W Cole Wells 80 49 5B Mark Burgtorf 80 52 50X Kaeden Cornell 75 52 B29 Blonde Bomber Mitchell 75 52 12M Raymond Merrill 75 52 43 Jeremy Grady 75 52 14m Reid Millard 75 52 6H Al Humphrey 75 52 51 Matt Furman 75 52 15d Justin Duty 75 52 45 Aaron Poe 75 52 14 Darrell Lanigan 75 52 12 Scott Crigler 75 63 14R Jeff Roth 50 63 1A Bryon Allison 50 63 4F Shannon Scott 50
  24. Dominant Davenport Rules Hagerstown HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 21, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport drove-away from the field on Saturday night at to win the 37th Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic. The current championship points leader became the eleventh different victor in eleven appearances by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Hagerstown Speedway. Davenport withstood the challenges of defending track champion Kyle Lee, and Scott Bloomquist early on en route to his fourth series win of the year. Bloomquist held off numerous charges by young Tyler Bare, who was competing in only the third Super Late Model race of his career. Bare ultimately settled for third in his first career LOLMDS start. McCreadie was fourth with Rookie of the Year hopeful, Mason Zeigler completing the top five. "Man, all the credit goes to my crew. They are awesome. Jason and Tyler do a great job, and Kevin [Rumley] is back there working all the time. This was a new car last week, so we've got two wins in three races now. It's definitely a good piece," said the 34-year-old in Lucas Oil Victory Lane. "Thanks to Lance Landers and Steve Martin of Crop Production Services for giving me this opportunity. I was definately getting tighter and tighter at the end. The track was taking a little bit of rubber especially through three and four. Thanks to all the fans for coming out tonight. This one's for Big C [Carlton Lamm]. Everybody is still thinking about his family. It's great to win here." Bloomquist survived a battle at the end with Bare and McCreadie to bring home another good points night. "Our car was good all night, Jonathan was really good as well. I didn't know who was driving the 43A car, but we had a good battle there. Another podium finish isn't bad, we will take it and head to Port Royal tomorrow night." Bare held his own against the nation's top drivers. "These guys in front of me, they are the best of the best. We had a great run. I got into Scott [Bloomquist] once there and he just took off from there. This is only my third super race that I have run. We have run a bunch of crate races. Thanks to Brian Klinedinst for giving me an opportunity to drive his car. We'll try it again at Port Royal tomorrow night." The winner's Lance Landers Motorsports-owned Longhorn Chassis has an Andy Durham engine under the hood. The sponsors include: Crop Production Services, Spartan Mowers, Valvoline, ASC Warranty, Penske Shocks, Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas, Midwest Sheet Metal, and Sunoco Race Fuels. Completing the top ten were Earl Pearson Jr., Gregg Satterlee, Darrell Lanigan, Kyle Lee, and Don O'Neal. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Saturday, April 21st, 2018 37th Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic Hagerstown Speedway - Hagerstown, MD Miller Welders Time Trials Fast Time Group A: Jonathan Davenport / 18.735 seconds (overall) Fast Time Group B: Kenny Moreland / 19.260 seconds Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Jonathan Davenport, Tyler Bare, Mason Zeigler, Alex Ferree, Jason Covert, Bryan Bernheisel, Dan Stone, Andy Anderson, Carder Miller, Trever Feathers-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Kyle Bronson, Matt Cosner, Tim McCreadie, Hudson O'Neal, Dennis Erb, Jr., Dylan Yoder, Michael Maresca, Justin Kann Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Kyle Lee, Kenny Moreland, Bobby Pierce, Austin Hubbard, Gary Stuhler, Kyle Lear, Scott Palmer, Chad McClellan, Brian Booze, Tim Wilson QA1 Heat Race #4 Finish (10 Laps, Top 4 Transfer): Gregg Satterlee, Jimmy Owens, Darrell Lanigan, Dan Angelicchio, Don O'Neal, Josh Richards, Earl Pearson, Jr., Cody Gray, Reese Masiello Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Hudson O'Neal, Jason Covert, Bryan Bernheisel, Dennis Erb, Jr., Trever Feathers, Andy Anderson, Dan Stone, Dylan Yoder, Michael Maresca, Carder Miller, Justin Kann-DNS FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (12 Laps, Top 3 Transfer): Don O'Neal, Earl Pearson, Jr., Kyle Lear, Josh Richards, Scott Palmer, Gary Stuhler, Chad McClellan, Brian Booze, Tim Wilson, Cody Gray, Reese Masiello Lucas Oil Feature Finish (50 Laps): FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS 1 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA $13,000 2 3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $6,300 3 5 43A Tyler Bare Rockbridge Baths, VA $3,500 4 15 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $3,450 5 9 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA $2,350 6 20 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $2,600 7 4 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA $2,200 8 12 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $2,000 9 2 2T Kyle Lee Mercersburg, PA $1,200 10 18 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $1,900 11 8 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $1,875 12 23 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $2,050 13 16 14A Dan Angelicchio Mt. Pleasant, PA $1,025 14 10 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $1,700 15 13 4 Alex Ferree Valencia, PA $1,000 16 24 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $1,000 17 21 119 Bryan Bernheisel Jonestown, PA $1,000 18 11 66c Matt Cosner Ridgeley, WV $1,000 19 7 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL $1,700 20 6 24m Kenny Moreland Waldorf, MD $1,000 21 25 20F Trever Feathers Stephens City, VA $1,000 22 19 72C Jason Covert York Haven, PA $1,000 23 14 11 Austin Hubbard Bridgeville, DE $1,000 24 17 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN $1,700 25 22 151 Kyle Lear Severna Park, MD $1,000 Race Statistics Entrants: 38 Lap Leaders: Jonathan Davenport (Laps 1 - 50) Wrisco Feature Winner: Jonathan Davenport Margin of Victory: 3.437 seconds Cautions: Jason Covert (Lap 13); Hudson O'Neal (Lap 20) Series Provisionals: Josh Richards, Dennis Erb Jr. Series Emergency Provisionals: N/A Hagerstown Speedway Provisional: Trever Feathers Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Earl Pearson Jr. (Advanced 14 Positions) Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Earl Pearson Jr. Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jonathan Davenport Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Mason Zeigler COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Durham Racing Engines Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Jason Durham (Jonathan Davenport) Fastest Lap of the Race: Jonathan Davenport (Lap #1 - 20.4854 seconds) STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jonathan Davenport (50 Laps) Dirty Girl Racewear Farthest Traveler: Kyle Bronson PFC Brakes Pole Award: Jonathan Davenport Time of Race: 24 minutes 35 seconds Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 1920 $59,450 2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 1815 $51,425 3 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 1760 $38,150 4 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 1755 $45,425 5 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 1620 $20,700 5 1s Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL 1620 $42,150 7 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 1595 $23,225 8 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 1570 $20,575 9 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 1560 $32,425 10 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 1555 $24,075 11 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 1525 $18,200 12 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 1490 $15,850 13 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 1470 $19,975 14 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 1400 $15,550 15 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 1355 $11,000 *Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*
  25. Bad Boy 98 heats up Lucas Oil season BATAVIA, OH (April 2, 2018) - The nation's top dirt late model drivers will return to Batesville Motor Speedway on April 6-7 for the annual Bad Boy 98, the first of two stops of the 2018 campaign at the Batesville, Arkansas oval. The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will challenge several regional standouts and other top drivers from around the country - all chasing the $20,000 top prize. The marquee event is sure to produce some of the most thrilling, edge of your seat racing action of the season at the lightning-fast, 3/8-mile oval. The action will get underway on Friday night, April 6 with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, and Heat Races, to set the starting field for the Bad Boy 98. On Saturday, April 7, the festivities will begin with an autograph session for fans to meet their favorite drivers. Following the autograph session will be two B-Mains to complete the starting grid for the 98-lap, $20,000-to-win main event. Other divisions in competition this weekend include: Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, Front Wheel Drives, Mini Stocks, and Modifieds. To purchase tickets, call Connie Starr at: (870) 613-1337. For additional information on Batesville Motor Speedway, visit:www.batesvillemotorspeedway.com. About Bad Boy Mowers: With their state-of-the-art manufacturing muscle and ever-growing workforce, located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, Bad Boy Mowers is the classic American manufacturing and the classic American success story that lives on - and is stronger than ever. Bad Boy Mowers continues to buck the industry by building the strongest, most powerful mowers - for the best value - packed with innovation not found on any other mower in their class. The result has made them the fastest growing mower company in the world. To learn more about Bad Boy Mowers, or to locate a dealer near you, visit: www.badboymowers.com. Lucas Oil Championship Standings: POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY 1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 1455 2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 1450 -5 3 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 1425 -30 4 1s Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL 1410 -45 5 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL 1285 -170 6 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 1275 -180 7 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 1265 -190 8 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 1260 -195 9 116 Brandon Overton Evans, GA 1200 -255 10 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 1185 -270 11 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 1175 -280 11 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 1175 -280 13 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 1140 -315 14 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 1105 -350 15 28 Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, IL 1100 -355 16 99B Boom Briggs Bear Lake, PA 1020 -435 17 25Z Mason Zeigler Chalk Hill, PA 970 -485 18 21JR Billy Moyer Jr. Batesville, AR 855 -600 19 12J Jason Jameson Lawrenceburg, IN 810 -645 20 1G Ryan King Seymour, TN 795 -660 Track Information: Batesville Motor Speedway Phone Number: 870-251-0011 Promoter: Mooney Starr Location: 5090 Heber Springs Road, Batesville, AR 72550 Website: www.batesvillemotorspeedway.com Tire Rule for Batesville Motor Speedway, April 6-7: Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 - 1350, LM40 Left Rear - Hoosier LM40 Right Rear - Hoosier LM40 *Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main. *For the A-Main, competitors may use 3 new tires. *Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed. Event Purse: 1. $20,000, 2. $10,000, 3. $6,000, 4. $4,000, 5. $3,500, 6. $2,500, 7. $2,100, 8. $2,000, 9. $1,800, 10. $1,750, 11. $1,650, 12. $1,600, 13. $1,550, 14. $1,500, 15. $1,450, 16. $1,400, 17. $1,350, 18. $1,300, 19. $1,250, 20. $1,200, 21. $1,200, 22. $1,200, 23. $1,200, 24. $1,200
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