29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 One Week Away

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29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 One Week Away
Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS
Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com

BATAVIA, OH (September 29, 2017) – A band of the nation’s elite dirt late model teams will tackle Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s monster half-mile oval next week for the 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100. The crown-jewel event, held October 6th-7th, will be the season finale for Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway.

The 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 will kick off on Friday, October 6th, as the LOLMDS takes center stage for Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races. The RUSH Late Models and Penn-Ohio Pro Stocks will also compete in their preliminary events on Friday night. Saturday’s activities will include a Dirt Racing Outreach Service from 3:30 – 4:15pm, followed by a Driver Autograph Session from 4:30 – 5:15pm. The on-track action on Saturday night will include B-Mains and the 100-lap, $20,000-to-win main event for the LOLMDS, along with feature events for the RUSH Late Models and Penn-Ohio Pro Stocks.

In 2016, Josh Richards roared to the lead on lap-25 and never looked back – winning his second-career Pittsburgher 100. Scott Bloomquist, Gregg Satterlee, Don O’Neal, and Jimmy Owens completed the top-five. Richards, who leads the current Lucas Oil National Championship Standings, will return to defend his Pittsburgher 100 title.

Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway (PPMS) is one of Western Pennsylvania’s premier racing facilities, operated by Miley Motor Sports since 1989. The half-mile oval is sure to produce some of the most high-speed, door-to-door, edge of your seat racing action this season. PPMS is located just off the Noblestown Exit of PA Route 22, minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, Weirton, WV, Steubenville, OH, & Robinson Mall. To purchase tickets or find more information, visit: www.ppms.com.

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:
POS
CAR #
DRIVER NAME
HOMETOWN
POINTS
TRAIL BY
1
1R
Josh Richards
Shinnston, WV
7585
2
39
Tim McCreadie
Watertown, NY
7540
-45
3
0
Scott Bloomquist
Mooresburg, TN
7500
-85
4
20
Jimmy Owens
Newport, TN
7005
-580
5
5
Don O’Neal
Martinsville, IN
6815
-770
6
1
Earl Pearson Jr.
Jacksonville, FL
6730
-855
7
14
Darrell Lanigan
Union, KY
6695
-890
8
28e
Dennis Erb Jr.
Carpentersville, IL
6375
-1210
9
71
Hudson O’Neal ®
Martinsville, IN
6240
-1345
10
22
Gregg Satterlee ®
Rochester Mills, PA
6195
-1390
11
15
Steve Francis
Bowling Green, KY
6005
-1580
12
99
Boom Briggs ®
Bear Lake, PA
5360
-2225

Track Information:
Phone Number: (412) 279-RACE; (412) 279-6200
Tracks Promoter: Matt Miley
Location: 170 Kelso Road Imperial, PA 15126
Website: www.ppms.com

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 28.5 – 1425
Right Rear – Hoosier 04, LM40 (no cutting, no siping, no needling)

29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 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, 25. $1,200, 26. $1,200, 27. $1,200, 28. $1,200.

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