Dirt Late Models

25th Anniversary Season For The Sunoco American Late Model Series Begins April 26-27

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25th Anniversary Season For The Sunoco American Late Model Series Begins April 26-27 I-96 Speedway to open the 2019 campaign followed by Eldora Speedway Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Apr. 11, 2019 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series will hit a milestone with the 2019 racing season. The Grayville, IL based series will celebrate its 25th anniversary throughout the calendar year beginning on Friday-Saturday, April 26-27. The DIRTcar Late Model cars and stars of the longest running tour in the Great Lakes region of the United States will kick off their season starting at I-96 Speedway (MI)…

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$20,000 to win King of the Commonwealth Set for This Saturday April 20 at Virginia Motor Speedway

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$20,000 to win King of the Commonwealth Set for This Saturday April 20 at Virginia Motor Speedway Story By: Dave Seay/Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA – In a matter of days some of the region’s top dirt late model talent will converge on Virginia Motor Speedway for one of the year’s biggest events, the $20,000 to win King of the Commonwealth. Saturday April 20th Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will host the largest short track event in the State of Virginia. That means some of the best dirt late model drivers on the East Coast will be making the trip…

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Davenport Becomes First Repeat Winner at Hagerstown

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Davenport Becomes First Repeat Winner at Hagerstown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 13, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport became the first repeat winner in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned events at Hagerstown Speedway on Saturday night. Heading into tonight's event at the Dirt Capitol, the series had made 11 appearances and there had been 11 different winners. The defending National Champion led the entire race on his way to winning the 38th Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic. Davenport now sits at five series wins so far in 2019, and his 41st overall. Brandon Sheppard roared…

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World of Outlaws Racers Trying to Keep Pace With Sheppard’s Torrid Run

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World of Outlaws Racers Trying to Keep Pace With Sheppard's Torrid Run Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Josh James/WoOLMs GAFFNEY, SC — April 12, 2019 — After a thrilling two-day Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series enters a challenging stretch of the season with back-to-back races on Friday, May 3, at Cherokee Speedway and Saturday, May 4, at Lavonia Speedway. Riding his incredible wave of success out of Illinois, 2017 Series Champion Brandon Sheppard aims to keep the pressure building on his competitors as the now-three-time Illini 100 champion heads…

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Owens Recovers for Lucas Oil Win at Atomic

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Owens Recovers for Lucas Oil Win at Atomic Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS CHILLICOTHE, OHIO (April 11, 2019) - Jimmy Owens recovered from mechanical issues early on Thursday night to win the 5th Annual Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic Speedway. The three-time National Champion led all 50 laps of the event for his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens broke a fan blade in hot laps, which relegated him to his back-up car. His backup entry proved to be the best of the night as he dominated the main event. Brandon…

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Rocket 1 Racing Scores Again, Marking Their 4th-Straight Illini 100 Title

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Rocket 1 Racing Scores Again, Marking Their 4th-Straight Illini 100 Title Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Jim DenHamer & Rick NeffFARMER CITY, IL – April 6, 2019 – They say home-field advantage really does make a difference. Rocket1 Racing pilot Brandon Sheppard made quite a backing to that statement on Saturday night, as he played his cards perfectly through the 75-lap Morton Buildings Feature to win the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge. Menomonie, WI-native Jimmy Mars had a very strong run inside the top-10 all night, fending off Scott James and Bobby Pierce in the closing…

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Davenport Rules North Georgia

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Davenport Rules North Georgia Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS CHATSWORTH, GA (April 6, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series returned to North Georgia Speedway for the first time since 2009 on Saturday night. Jonathan Davenport conquered the red clay oval for his fourth victory of the season. Davenport took control on lap 20 by darting under race leader David Payne. Davenport then led the rest of the way for a convincing victory in front of his home-state crowd. With the win, Davenport maintains his championship point lead. Payne set the Miller Welders Overall Fast…

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Pt. 1 of the 2019 Illini 100 Goes to Shirley

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Pt. 1 of the 2019 Illini 100 Goes to Shirley, while the rest of the field prepares for Saturday's 75-lapper Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Rick Neff/WoOLMsFARMER CITY, IL – April 5, 2019 – Team Illinois was firing on all cylinders on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway, as Chatham-native Brian Shirley bested the man from New Berlin, Brandon Sheppard, in an exciting 25-lap battle for $6,000. This marked Shirley’s sixth career win with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, as part of the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge. Chris Madden earned his…

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Bailes Rolls to First Lucas Oil Victory

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Bailes Rolls to First Lucas Oil Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS SEYMOUR, TENN (April 5, 2019) - Ross Bailes rolled to his first-career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory on Friday night at 411 Motor Speedway. The 29-year-old, South Carolina native led all 50 laps of "Tennessee's Action Track 50" en route to one of the biggest wins of his career. Bailes took the lead at the start of the race, withstood several cautions, and managed to hold off a late race charge from three other drivers to become the sixth different winner of the…

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Doubleheader Weekend on Tap for Lucas Oil Late Models

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Doubleheader Weekend on Tap for Lucas Oil Late Models Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (April 1, 2019) - The elite teams of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action this weekend. A doubleheader of racing action in Tennessee and Georgia is on tap with Friday's event at 411 Motor Speedway, followed by an event on Saturday at North Georgia Speedway. Both events will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will make their first ever visit…

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Illinois Racers Aiming to Strike at Illini 100, April 5-6 at Farmer City Raceway

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Illinois Racers Aiming to Strike at Illini 100, April 5-6 at Farmer City Raceway Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.comFARMER CITY, IL — After a thrilling double-header showdown in Tennessee, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series makes a quick turnaround for one of the biggest races on its schedule — the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge at Farmer City Raceway. Brian Shirley and Brandon Sheppard were the last two drivers to taste victory with the World of Outlaws at the famed quarter-mile, marking the first time in event history where both races…

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Jimmy Owens Beats the Outlaws in Front of a Packed Home-State Crowd

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Jimmy Owens Beats the Outlaws in Front of a Packed Home-State Crowd Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim DenhamerMARYVILLE, TN — March 23, 2019 — Series Announcer Rick Eshelman called his name for the redraw, and the packed grandstands on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway emitted the loudest roar of applause heard at the track in a long time. Jimmy Owens was most definitely among the core of his large home-state Tennessee fanbase, and he cashed in big, winning the 13th World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Feature of his career and first since June 2…

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“The Rocket Shepp” Shows Prowess Again at Duck River

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"The Rocket Shepp" Shows Prowess Again at Duck River Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim Denhamer LEWISBURG, TN — March 22, 2019 — “The Rocket Shepp” has done it yet again. Brandon Sheppard won his 42nd Feature all-time and fifth in-a-row with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Friday night at Duck River Raceway Park, holding off the rejuvenated Chase Junghans and invader Tanner English to the checkered flag. As has been the case on Sheppard’s ongoing quest of the Series’ all-time consecutive-win record, he was strong right out of the trailer. He captured Drydene Heat…

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Sheppard Takes Aim at Historic Streak This Weekend in Tennessee

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Sheppard Takes Aim at Historic Streak This Weekend in Tennessee Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — May 21, 2019 — Only six drivers in World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series history have ever managed to put together a consecutive win streak of four or more. After winning four consecutive races at Volusia Speedway Park in February, “The Rocket Shepp” Brandon Sheppard will go for five-in-a-row Friday night at Duck River Raceway Park and, if victorious, attempt to make it six on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway. For a bit of a history…

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Crew Members Are Unsung Heroes of World of Outlaws Lifestyle

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Crew Members Are Unsung Heroes of World of Outlaws Lifestyle Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - March 19, 2019 - Life on the road with a World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series race team is always challenging. Very rarely do drivers ever race at a track near their shop, house or hometown. This weekend, teams from all over the Midwest and East Coast will converge on Tennessee for Friday’s event at Duck River Raceway Park and Saturday’s race at Smoky Mountain Speedway. Chase Junghans, his crew chief Corey Richman and the rest of…

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Sheppard Tops Moran at Brownstown

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Sheppard Tops Moran at Brownstown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BROWNSTOWN, IND. (March 16, 2019) - Brandon Sheppard denied Devin Moran his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Saturday night at Brownstown Speedway.  By doing so, Sheppard scored his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of the season with his first career win at the historic Brownstown Speedway. Sheppard becomes the fifth different winner on the tour this season after holding off a late-race charge from Devin Moran for the win. Jonathan Davenport finished third, with Hudson O'Neal and Tyler…

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Lucas Late Models Return to Action March 15th-16th

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Lucas Late Models Return to Action March 15th-16th Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Eibach to Sponsor Rookie of the Year Chase

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Eibach to Sponsor Rookie of the Year Chase Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (March 7, 2019) - Eibach, a maker of the finest performance springs and suspension products in the world, has announced a major expansion of its partnership with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series beginning in 2019. "We've enjoyed our great partnership with Eibach for ten years," said Rick Schwallie, Series Director. "It's because of dedicated partners like Eibach that we're able to bring some of the most exciting motorsports events to race fans across the country." Eibach has become the title…

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Sheppard Swept Volusia, But Can He Make it 5-in-a-row at The Duck?

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Sheppard Swept Volusia, But Can He Make it 5-in-a-row at The Duck? Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacerGuide.comLEWISBURG, TN – February 28, 2019 – When the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series returns to Duck River Raceway Park on Friday, March 8, it will mark the fifth time in series history “The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet” have gone to battle on the quarter-mile clay oval. There have been four different winners in the previous four appearances, with Volunteer State native Mike Marlar becoming the first driver from Tennessee to win an Outlaw race…

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Can Jimmy Owens Top Outlaws at Newly Reconfigured Smoky Mountain Speedway?

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Can Jimmy Owens Top Outlaws at Newly Reconfigured Smoky Mountain Speedway? Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN – Feb. 27, 2019 – The results of a major improvement project at Smoky Mountain Speedway will greet fans and racers on Saturday, March 9, and everybody from track ownership to local hero Jimmy Owens is excited to see what happens when the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series rolls into town. As part of a two-day, double-header weekend in Tennessee, the Outlaws will make their return to Smoky Mountain for the sixth annual…

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“The Rocket Shepp” Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State

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"The Rocket Shepp" Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 16, 2019 – A Big Gator trophy and its family of four are heading back to Rocket Chassis in West Virginia as Brandon Sheppard pulled off the unthinkable on Saturday night, winning the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals Late Model championship by completing the four-race sweep of all World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series events at Volusia Speedway Park. With these victories, Sheppard now holds a DIRTcar Nationals Late Model record as the…

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Sheppard Gets the Hat Trick at Volusia

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The 2017 Series Champion is Off to a Terrific Start in 2019, as He Eyes the Big Gator Trophy on Saturday Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 15, 2019 — Fast fact: the last four World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series races held at the Volusia Speedway Park as part of the DIRTcar Nationals have now been won by the same driver in the same car. “The Rocket Shepp” Brandon Sheppard put on yet another powerful display of motor and muscle on Friday night, as he led 41 of 50 laps en…

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Sheppard Shines as He Rockets to DIRTcar Nationals Victory at Volusia

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Sheppard Shines as He Rockets to DIRTcar Nationals Victory at Volusia Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 13, 2019 – Brandon Sheppard was the third different winner in three races to start the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season, and he dominated on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s 48th Annual DIRTcar Nationals. While “The Rocket Shepp” was in control, a wild race waged behind him. Don O’Neal had fallen as far as 16th before he hooked up and charged all the way to second while former DIRTcar Nationals champion Josh…

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Marlar Battles Back on the Topside to Win Late Model Feature No. 1

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Marlar Battles Back on the Topside to Win Late Model Feature No. 1 Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11, 2019 – How many drivers can say they won in their third night out with a team that hasn’t raced in two seasons? 2018 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Champion Mike Marlar can now, as he, Darrell Lanigan, Josh Richards and Scott Bloomquist (18th to 3rd) put on an amazing display of passing and battling through 30 laps that saw Marlar come out on top for his first-ever victory at Volusia…

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Winter Freeze IX, Night Two Goes to the Second Georgian in Two Races

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Winter Freeze IX, Night Two Goes to the Second Georgian in Two Races Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYLVANIA, GA – Feb. 9, 2019 – Georgia native Shane Clanton broke a year-and-a-half winless streak by dominating the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series 50-lap Feature Saturday night at Screven Motor Speedway. Clanton, the 2015 Series champion from Zebulon, GA, had gone 51 races without a win before earning his fourth victory at Screven and 43rd all-time in World of Outlaws competition, holding off Kyle Hardy and Chase Junghans to the checkered flag. According to “The…

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Davenport Does It Again at East Bay

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Davenport Does It Again at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA (February 9, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport withstood an incredible ten-lap battle to win the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil finale on Saturday night at East Bay Raceway Park. Davenport took the lead for good from Tanner English on lap 45 and scored his third win of the week at "The Clay by the Bay." Davenport came alive in the final 15 laps of the 50-lap main event as he powered his car around the top side of the track. English led…

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Night One of Winter Freeze IX Goes Wire-to-Wire for Overton

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Night One of Winter Freeze IX Goes Wire-to-Wire for Overton Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Zachary Kloosterman SYLVANIA, GA – Feb. 8, 2019 – The debut of the Morton Buildings brand across the face of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and the new man in charge of its direction, Casey Shuman, left everyone wondering only one thing – how would the action on the track be at the drop of the green flag? If you weren’t in the seats of Screven Motor Speedway or watching live on DIRTVision presented by Drydene, you missed quite a show. Never…

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Davenport Back in Victory Lane at East Bay

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Davenport Back in Victory Lane at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA (February 8, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport grabbed the lead from Tyler Erb on lap 38 and led the rest of the way to score his second win in the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil. Erb entered the event with two wins during the week and bolted to the lead at the start of the 50-lap main event. Erb held the lead until Davenport forged ahead with twelve laps remaining. Erb's Best Performance Motorsports, Rocket crossed the stripe in second followed…

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Hudson O’Neal Over Pearson in Photo Finish at East Bay

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Hudson O'Neal Over Pearson in Photo Finish at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA (February 7, 2019) - Hudson O'Neal rallied from a lap ten caution to stun the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series field on Thursday night at East Bay Raceway Park. O'Neal charged ahead of race leader Tyler Erb and second-place-running Earl Pearson Jr. with two laps to go to win night four of the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil. Using the top groove, the 18-year-old former Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year beat Pearson to the finish line…

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Scott Bloomquist Faces Penalties for Tuesday Infraction

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Scott Bloomquist Faces Penalties for Tuesday Infraction Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Tampa, FL - It was announced during Thursday's drivers meeting at East Bay Raceway Park that Scott Bloomquist will face penalties and fines for infractions during Tuesday night's Winternationals event. Bloomquist left the facility on Tuesday night after an incident in his heat race. He did not compete in the B-Main but accepted a series provisional to start the A-Main. Unbeknownst to series officials, Bloomquist was not piloting the #0 during the five-laps the car completed during the A-Main before retiring from the event. Bloomquist…

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Davenport Strikes at East Bay

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Davenport Strikes at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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 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…

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Drydene, PFC Brakes, SRI Performance and FireAde Join as Sponsors, Brent Larson and Scott James Board the Full-Time Roster

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Drydene, PFC Brakes, SRI Performance and FireAde Join as Sponsors, Brent Larson and Scott James Board the Full-Time Roster Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SYLVANIA, GA - Feb. 6, 2019 - With just two days remaining before the 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season opener at Screven Motor Speedway, lots of new storylines are unfolding as many teams partake in the Florida-Georgia Speedweeks action and prepare for an exciting season ahead. The World of Outlaws brand has also been making immense preparations to bring out the best in its drivers, crews, and fans,…

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Tyler Erb Continues Early Season Hot Streak

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Tyler Erb Continues Early Season Hot Streak Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA (February 5, 2019) - Tyler Erb continued his recent hot streak as he claimed his third victory in only a four-race season thus far on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Erb dominated the event, leading every lap of the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil on Tuesday night at East Bay Raceway Park. Erb started on the outside of the front row in his Best Performance Motorsports entry and pulled away from the pack at the start of the…

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Tyler Erb Scores East Bay Opener

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Tyler Erb Scores East Bay Opener Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA. (February 4, 2019) - Tyler Erb scored his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season in the opening night of the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil on Monday Night at East Bay Raceway Park. Erb started on the pole of the main event but did not take the lead until the thirteenth circuit. He was one of four different race leaders, others being Jonathan Davenport, Josh Richards, and Brandon Sheppard. Erb won the thrilling opener by just nine-tenths…

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Pearson Stars in Front of Hometown Crowd

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Pearson Stars in Front of Hometown Crowd Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson & Sally Armbruster/RacersGuide.com WAYNESVILLE, GA (February 2, 2019) - Earl Pearson Jr. ran down Scott Bloomquist and took the lead on lap 33 en route to victory on Saturday night during the Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing presented by General Tire. Pearson, the four-time series champion, won for the 38th time in his Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series career. He leaves Golden Isles with the series points lead heading to East Bay Raceway Park next week. Jonathan Davenport finished second in the main…

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Tyler Erb Victorious in Best Performance Debut

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Tyler Erb Victorious in Best Performance Debut Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Sally Armbruster/RacersGuide.com WAYNESVILLE, GA (February 2, 2019) - Tyler Erb, in his debut as driver of the Best Performance Motorsports #1, made his way to victory lane in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opener at Golden Isles Speedway. Erb took the lead from Hudson O'Neal on lap 13 and held the point to claim the Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing presented General Tire opener. Earl Pearson Jr. tried to track down Erb in the final ten laps of the race, but settled for…

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Rain Postpones Golden Isles Opener to Saturday

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Rain Postpones Golden Isles Opener to Saturday Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Sally Armbruster/RacersGuide.com WAYNESVILLE, GA (February 1, 2019) - Friday evening rain that halted the racing action during the second b-main has forced the postponement of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opener. The makeup program will tentatively resume with the second b-main at 12:00pm (noon) on Saturday, followed by the 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. Gates will open at 11:00am. The makeup program will be followed by Saturday's regularly scheduled $12,000-to-win event with hot laps scheduled for 5:00pm. Fans without a Friday or two-day armband can…

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Dennis Erb Sides With the Outlaws

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Dennis Erb Sides With the Outlaws! The 3-time Summer Nationals Champion Aims for His First World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Title Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Jan. 30, 2019 — Dennis Erb Jr. has raced in Georgia and Florida before, but when he heads south from his native Illinois to Screven Motor Speedway next weekend, he’ll be starting his first season as a full-time driver on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour. Erb, 46, is already legendary as a DIRTcar Summer Nationals competitor. He’s won the championship…

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Arizona Sport Shirts Becomes Official Merchandise Provider of LOLMDS

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Arizona Sport Shirts Becomes Official Merchandise Provider of LOLMDS Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OHIO (January 29, 2019) - Arizona Sport Shirts of Indianapolis, Indiana, a long-time leader in racing apparel and merchandising, has become the exclusive provider of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series gear for 2019 and beyond. Arizona Sport Shirts will have a dedicated merchandise trailer at all Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events this season, offering fans a wide selection of branded apparel and collectables. "We're excited about this partnership," said Rick Schwallie, Series Director. "Arizona Sport Shirts has a solid…

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He’s a champion. He’s an original ‘Dirty Dozen’ Outlaw. And now, he’s back.

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He's a champion. He's an original 'Dirty Dozen' Outlaw. And now, he's back. Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Jan. 25, 2019 — Darrell Lanigan is back. He’s a three-time World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series champion with 72 career Series victories, and in 2019, he’s aiming to make more history on the tour, full-time, starting Feb. 8-9 at Screven Motor Speedway. Lanigan sits only four wins and one championship away from tying Josh Richards for the all-time Series lead in both categories. After racing throughout the country for the past three years…

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Highly Anticipated 2019 Season Opener One Week Away

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Highly Anticipated 2019 Season Opener One Week Away Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OHIO (January 25, 2019) - The first race of the 2019 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season is just one week away. The nation's top dirt late model drivers will assemble in Waynesville, Georgia to battle in the RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing presented by General Tire. This blockbuster weekend will take place Thursday, January 31st through Saturday, February 2nd at Golden Isles Speedway. The action will get underway with an open practice for all competing divisions on Thursday, January 31st before…

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WoOLM’s to do battle in The Sunshine State

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WoOLM's to do battle in The Sunshine State! Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL - Jan. 23, 2019 - Lanigan. Bloomquist. Richards. Clanton. Moyer. These are just a few of the legendary names in dirt Late Model racing history who have made their mark on the famed Volusia Speedway Park. The warm Florida temperatures, the palm trees, the Big Gator trophies and the roar of thousands of people when the checkered flag falls after each of the 12-straight nights of racing is what keeps drivers and fans coming back for more every year. Forty-seven years of competition…

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RhinoAg Kickstarts 2019 Lucas Oil Late Model Season

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RhinoAg Kickstarts 2019 Lucas Oil Late Model Season Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OHIO (January 21, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Team Lucas are pleased to announce that Rhino Agricultural Equipment (RhinoAg) will return as the title sponsor of the tour's season opener in Georgia. The RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire - will take place from January 31st through February 2nd at Golden Isles Speedway. An open practice for competing classes will kickstart the weekend on Thursday night, followed by two complete shows on Friday and Saturday,…

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WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2019 ULMS CENTRAL PA TRIPLE HEADER WEEKEND

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WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2019 ULMS CENTRAL PA TRIPLE HEADER WEEKEND Story By: ULMS  Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The 2019 Zimmer Service Center ULMS Late Model Series kick-off weekend just got a little bit bigger as the series opener will be held Friday, March 22 at the historic Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA. The 30 lap main event will pay $3000 to win and it will give the ULMS Racing Series a three night opening weekend worth a possible $9,000 between Williams Grove and the two events at Port Royal Speedway. Williams Grove will be celebrating their 80th…

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Night of Champions 2018 – Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet!

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Night of Champions 2018 - Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet! Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos Provided By: DIRTcar The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in 2019. The evening began with the honoring of the Kids Mods class, and the champion Dominic Mertzke. After dinner…

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Pierce Pounces on another Wild West Shootout Win with Thornton & Searing Victorious as Well

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Pierce Pounces on another Wild West Shootout Win with Thornton & Searing Victorious as Well Story By: Lonnie Wheatley/Wild West Shootout Photos By: Tyler Rinkin SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 9, 2019) – Bobby Pierce moved one step closer to a potential Keyser’s Quarter-Million Challenge bonus payout by wiring Wednesday’s Super Late Model field at the 13th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway clay oval. While the Oakwood, IL, ace led all 30 non-stop rounds to collect the $5,000 victory, it wasn’t without strong challenges from Brandon…

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Morton Buildings Joins the World of Outlaws Late Model Family as Title Sponsor

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Morton Buildings Joins the World of Outlaws Late Model Family as Title Sponsor Story By: Cristina Cordova/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 10, 2019 - The World of Outlaws announced today that Morton Buildings, the premium steel building construction company in the country, is building on its involvement in dirt track racing by becoming title sponsor of the Late Model series, now the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. "Morton Buildings has been an amazing partner over the past four seasons, and we are honored to have them expand their commitment to our series and…

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Casey Shuman Takes World of Outlaws Late Model Series Reins

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Casey Shuman Takes World of Outlaws Late Model Series Reins Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com As the 2019 season is set to kick off in just one month, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series is excited to welcome racer, owner and promoter Casey Shuman as Series Director. Born and raised in Rattlesnake Bend, Arizona and now residing in Indianapolis, Indiana, Shuman raced non-winged sprints and midgets for more than 20 years before stepping into the role of owner and promoter of the Wingless Auto Racing (WAR) Series in 2016. Staying true to his competitor roots, Shuman…

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Six new faces on the Series tour will surely shake up 2019 competition

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Six new faces on the Series tour will surely shake up 2019 competition Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Dec. 17, 2018 - Two World of Outlaws Late Model Series Rookies of the Year have eventually gone on to win the season-long championship. In 2019, six drivers will be taking their first steps toward adding their names to that exclusive list. Ricky Weiss, G.R. Smith, Blake Spencer, Kyle Hardy, Cade Dillard and Chuck Hummer all have their sights set on the rookie title in 2019. All have unique talents and believe they…

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Davenport, Zeigler, and More Honored at Lucas Championship Gala

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Davenport, Zeigler, and More Honored at Lucas Championship Gala Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (December 7, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series celebrated the 2018 season on Friday night with the annual Awards Gala at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Jonathan Davenport was awarded his second-career National Championship title, collecting a $75,000 points-fund check, along with a $10,000 bonus from Sweet Manufacturing. Other awards claimed by the 2018 National Champion include: ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup presented by DirtonDirt.com ($10,000), Bad Boy Mowers TV Race Challenge presented by E3 Spark Plugs ($10,000),…

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