Dirt Late Models

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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Time to ring in 2019 with the release of the new WoOLM schedule!

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Time to ring in 2019 with the release of the new tour schedule! Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Dec. 4, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series 2019 tour will span 47 races at 36 total tracks in 16 states and includes nine new venues to the schedule, shown below. The season kicks off on Feb. 8-9 with the Winter Freeze IX at the Screven Motorsports Complex for a two-night show in Sylvania, GA before heading down to Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, FL for the 48th Annual DIRTcar Nationals, Feb.…

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2018 WoOLMs Marquee Events Are Back in ’19, Sharon Added To Schedule

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2018 marquee events are back in 2019, in addition to a brand new race at Sharon Speedway Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 19, 2018 - The 2019 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour will feature some of the biggest fan-favorite events in Dirt Late Model racing. While the full schedule will be released in early December, series officials are eager to share a series of monthly destination events, including a new, two-day Labor Day weekend race at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio. It all gets rolling with the Winter Freeze on…

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Bloomquist dominates Saturday’s field for Outlaw win, Marlar picks up first ever Series title at Charlotte

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Scott Bloomquist dominates Saturday's field for 32nd-career Outlaw win, Marlar takes sixth and his first ever Series title at Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – What once started earlier this year, all the way back in February at the Volusia Speedway Park for the DIRTcar Nationals is now complete. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series wrapped up its 30th Anniversary tour on Saturday night at the Dirt Track at Charlotte in the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am, where Scott Bloomquist won his…

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Sheppard Scores in Friday’s Feature at Charlotte

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Sheppard Scores in Friday's Feature at Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 - The Friday portion of the 2018 World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway was finally completed on Saturday afternoon, after it was rescheduled from Friday night due to the city of Charlotte’s curfew. Brandon Sheppard collected his 13th win of the season and inched closer to a repeat championship, still to be decided in the Saturday portion. 2006 Series Champion Tim McCreadie gave “The Rocket Shepp” a…

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Friday’s WoOLM feature event is set! …to be run on Saturday afternoon

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Friday's feature event is set! ...to be run on Saturday afternoon Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 2, 2018 - Night number two of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road from The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway got off to a delayed start on Friday night, as rain around the Concord area delayed the show’s start time until just after 8 p.m. World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series action kicked off right after the Super DIRTcar Series Last Chace Showdown races, where Chris Madden, Scott Bloomquist, Tim…

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DIRTVision and DirtonDirt.com Announce Blockbuster Late Model Broadcast Package

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DIRTVision and DirtonDirt.com Announce Blockbuster Late Model Broadcast Package Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Nov. 2, 2018 — DIRTvision and DirtonDirt.com - the two biggest names in live video streaming - announced today a broadcast partnership with the aim to provide live broadcast coverage of every World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series event on the 2019 season schedule, as well as the entire, grueling DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. “This season’s effort to ramp up the DIRTVision schedule and offer every Sprint Car Series race live was a huge success we wanted to build…

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Clanton sets Friday’s fast time, Marlar sets Saturday’s… for now in WoO LM’s

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Clanton sets Friday's fast time, Marlar sets Saturday's... for now. Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 1, 2018 – Night one of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road from The Dirt Track at Charlotte got off to a great start on Thursday afternoon, with Super DIRTcar Series qualifying sessions rolling onto the track promptly at 3:45. Things didn’t end very well for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models, though, as their final qualifying session of the evening was halted by Mother Nature. Everything else in…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Unveils 2019 Schedule

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Unveils 2019 Schedule Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (October 29, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is proud to announce the 2019 schedule, with a lineup featuring a record-breaking 65 feature events. The ambitious schedule is set to visit 37 different venues across 22 states, showcasing the talents of the nation's top dirt late model drivers along the way. The 2019 tour will launch with nine events during Georgia-Florida Speedweeks, including February 1st-2nd at Golden Isles Speedway; February 4th-9th at East Bay Raceway Park; and February 10th…

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Richards Banks $100,000 DTWC Payday

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Richards Banks $100,000 DTWC Payday Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (October 21, 2018) - Josh Richards won his second straight Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries on Sunday afternoon at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Richards took the lead on lap 22 from Brian Shirley and led the rest of the way to pick-up the $100,000 first-place prize and his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Jonathan Davenport; the newly crowned Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion; finished in second followed by Brandon Overton, Brandon Sheppard, and…

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Dirt Track World Championship Wraps Up 2018 Season

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Dirt Track World Championship Wraps Up 2018 Season Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (October 14, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is set to cap off an electrifying 2018 season with one of the most thrilling crown jewel events of the year. The 38th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries - will take place October 18th-20th, at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. The weekend will get underway on Thursday night, October 18th with preliminary events for the Modified division. Friday, October 19th the Lucas Oil…

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Pierce Banks $20,000 Pittsburgher Prize

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Pierce Banks $20,000 Pittsburgher Prize Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 7, 2018) - Making his first career start in the Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway, Bobby Pierce roared to the lead on lap 91 and then pulled away for the $20,000 victory. Pierce started tenth on the grid and pitted on lap 44 for a fresh right rear tire before charging through the field and finally overtaking Owens in the final nine laps of the race - securing his fourth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens crossed the…

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Owens and Marlar Lead Pittsburgher 100 Field

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Owens and Marlar Lead Pittsburgher 100 Field Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Tackle Pittsburgh

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Lucas Oil Late Models Tackle Pittsburgh Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (October 2, 2018) - The nation's top dirt late model drivers are en route to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's monster half-mile oval for the 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100. The 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100 will kick off on Friday, October 5th, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 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. Following the on-track action on Friday night, Re Issue…

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Rome Showdown Goes to Chris Madden

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Rome Showdown Goes to Chris Madden Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS ROME, GA (September 30, 2018) - Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane on Sunday night at Rome Speedway to become the twentieth different winner in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition this season. The South Carolina-native held off a charging Tim McCreadie to win the Lucas Oil Rome Showdown. Jonathan Davenport finished third, with Tyler Millwood and Dale McDowell rounding out the top five. Madden made a daring move around Jimmy Owens and race-leader Scott Bloomquist after a lap-eight restart to take control of…

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Tyler Erb and Mike Marlar put on a last-lap showdown while Sheppard and Madden acknowledge their tight points race

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Tyler Erb and Mike Marlar put on a last-lap showdown while Sheppard and Madden acknowledge their tight points race Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs CHILLICOTHE, OH - Sept. 29, 2018 - Getting that first win on a national tour for most young guns usually takes a lot of time and frustration. Doing it again, however, is very different, let alone on the very next night. Most people would never have bet that “Terbo” Tyler Erb would sweep both nights of the Outlaw Invasion at Atomic Speedway before this weekend, and yet, he did, taking the race lead away from runner-up Mike…

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McDowell Captures Fourth Dixie Shootout

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McDowell Captures Fourth Dixie Shootout Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Erb finally tastes Outlaws victory in Atomic Round 1

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Erb finally tastes Outlaws victory in Atomic Rd. 1 while Sheppard and his crew pull the car together for an amazing comeback Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs CHILLICOTHE, OH - September 28, 2018 - A driver’s first win is always special, but when it’s been almost three years in the making, some drivers can easily get frustrated. Tyler Erb never lost his composure once on Friday night at Atomic Speedway, as he picked up $8,000 and his very first World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series win in the early hours of Saturday morning. “I never would have thought I’d have…

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Peach State Awaits Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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Peach State Awaits Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (September 27, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to the Peach State this weekend for two back-to-back, action-packed events at Dixie Speedway on September 29th and Rome International Speedway on September 30th. Dixie Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked, clay oval located in Woodstock, Ga. The Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout on Saturday, September 29th will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil Late…

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Sheppard Makes It 12 at Outlaw Speedway

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Sheppard Makes It 12 at Outlaw Speedway The Outlaw Speedway debut goes well for the Defending Series Champion, as Madden breaks and Marlar stays consistent Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Eileen Shirey DUNDEE, NY - Sept. 23, 2018 - In what was originally scheduled to be a one-day show, Brandon Sheppard kept up the momentum over two separate days of racing at the Outlaw Speedway, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series made its debut at the small track in Dundee, NY. Sheppard picked up his 12th win of the season, which put him right back in…

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Late Pass Propels Pierce at Brownstown

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Late Pass Propels Pierce at Brownstown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Mother Nature stays away from the track and Chris Madden’s effort to win his first Late Model National Open

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Mother Nature stays away from the track and Chris Madden's effort to win his first Late Model National Open Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SELINSGROVE, PA - Sept. 22, 2018 - The track was fast and the time was right for Chris “Smokey” Madden on Saturday night at the Selinsgrove Speedway for the 20th running of the Late Model National Open, as he picked up his eighth win of 2018 and 24th career all-time with the World of Outlaws. Re-drawing the outside pole after winning his heat race, Madden took control of the Sears Craftsman Feature on…

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39th Annual Jackson 100 This Weekend

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39th Annual Jackson 100 This Weekend Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (September 19, 2018) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will converge in Brownstown, Ind. on Friday and Saturday for the 39th edition of the historic, Jackson 100. The festivities will kick off on Friday, September 21st with Hot Laps and Miller Welders Time Trials for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Racing action on Friday night will also include the 6th Annual Bowman 50, which pays $2,000 to win for Indiana Pro Late Models, as well as a complete…

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Owens Conquers Late Model Knoxville Nationals

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Owens Conquers Late Model Knoxville Nationals Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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The World of Outlaws World Finals Are Coming!

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The World of Outlaws World Finals Are Coming! Only six races remain on the schedule, but the action is far from over as the Series prepares for Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 15, 2018 - It’s been a long and grueling season for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models, traveling to 28 tracks across 18 different states for a total of 36 races. Of the 49 events on the official Series schedule, seven were cancelled by inclement weather or scheduling conflicts, 36 have been completed and only six remain. The Series…

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Sheppard Romps from Nineteenth to Win at Knoxville

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Sheppard Romps from Nineteenth to Win at Knoxville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Tyler Erb Triumps at Knoxville

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Tyler Erb Triumphs at Knoxville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Knoxville Late Model Nationals On Deck

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Knoxville Late Model Nationals On Deck Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (September 10, 2018) - The 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals - Presented by Casey's General Store at Knoxville Raceway is set to take to the track this weekend. As one of the most prestigious events of the season, on one of motorsport's biggest stages, the event will bring together the nation's top dirt late model drivers to the famed half-mile oval. Over $270,000 in purse money will be paid out over the course of the three-day, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt…

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World 100 Now Followed by World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series for Ultimate Racing Weekend in Mid-October

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World 100 Now Followed by World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series for Ultimate Racing Weekend in Mid-October Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH — Sept. 7, 2018 — Persistent rains and dire forecasts of storms and up to 50-mph winds, have forced Eldora Speedway to reschedule the highly-anticipated crown jewel of dirt Late Model racing, the World 100. Rossburg, OH, is set to receive six inches of rain over the next couple of days, with probable storms. “It was impossible to hold the event,” explained Eldora General Manager Roger Slack. “We held on as long…

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Brandon Overton Scores Marquee Victory

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Brandon Overton Scores Marquee Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Sheppard Sails to Portsmouth Score

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Sheppard Sails to Portsmouth Score Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (September 1, 2018) - Brandon Sheppard capitalized on his success in recent years at Portsmouth Raceway Park, winning the Bob Miller Memorial presented by Pepsi on Saturday night. Sheppard took the lead from Kyle Bronson on a lap-12 restart when Bronson jumped the cushion in turn number two. Sheppard then went unchallenged the rest of the way to take the win. Josh Richards held off Jonathan Davenport for the runner-up spot. Gregg Satterlee came from the 21st starting spot to finish fourth. Bobby Pierce rounded out…

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Carrier Cashes in at Ponderosa

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Carrier Cashes in at Ponderosa Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS JUNCTION CITY, KY (AUGUST 31, 2018) - Kentucky native Eddie Carrier Jr. took the lead from Earl Pearson Jr. on lap 28 and went on to win the rain-shortened John Bradshaw Memorial at Ponderosa Speedway. The win marks his tenth career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory. Carrier was born and raised just 20 miles from Ponderosa Speedway. His father, Eddie Carrier Sr. won a track championship and a multitude of feature events at the 3/8-mile bullring. Carrier led the first seven laps of the race until…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Set for Labor Day Tripleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Models Set for Labor Day Tripleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Pearson Powers to Dirt Million Victory

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Pearson Powers to Dirt Million Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Lanigan and Davenport Claim Dirt Million Duels

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Lanigan and Davenport Claim Dirt Million Duels Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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For the Industry. By the Industry. Our Dirt Million.

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For the Industry. By the Industry. Our Dirt Million. Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (August 21, 2018) - The nation's top dirt late model drivers will soon converge in Mansfield, Ohio to battle in the highest paying dirt late model event of the season. The inaugural Dirt Million, which takes place August 24th-25th at Mansfield Motor Speedway, boasts one of the richest purses in history. The total purse is currently in excess of $370,000, making the winners share of the 100-lap main event over $185,000. The 28-car field will pay over $3,700 to start, based on…

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Marlar Mauls Port Royal WoOLM Field

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Marlar Mauls Port Royal WoOLM Field Story By: World of Outlaws Late Models Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Being that it's his first full year on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour, it makes sense that there's a few tracks on the schedule where it's fair to say Mike Marlar is not the most experienced driver in the pit area. Prior to Saturday night’s event, Marlar had never raced at the Port Royal Speedway. But he walked out of the night a winner – something not a lot of drivers can say they’ve done the first time they…

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Highly Anticipated COMP Cams Topless 100 Awaits

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Highly Anticipated COMP Cams Topless 100 Awaits Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS 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…

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Dramatic World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Point Battle Arrives At Georgetown August 16

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Dramatic World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Point Battle Arrives At Georgetown Speedway August 16 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A dramatic championship battle is underway on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. And Georgetown Speedway is the national tour’s next destination. This Thursday (August 16), the WoO Late Model contingent hits the Georgetown banked half-mile for the ‘Fulton Bank 40’ offering $10,000 to win and $700 to take the green flag from a total pay structure of more than $40,000! Entering Thursday night, Chris Madden (4,296 points) leads Mike…

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Weiss Pockets $50,000 Sunoco North/South 100 Payday

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Weiss Pockets $50,000 Sunoco North/South 100 Payday Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (August 11, 2018) - Ricky Weiss scored the biggest win of his racing career on Saturday night capturing the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil at Florence Speedway. Weiss withstood a battle with Hudson O'Neal in the final ten laps to record his first career crown jewel win and his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory. Tim McCreadie made a late-race charge to take second from O'Neal. Jimmy Owens finished in fourth and current points leader Jonathan Davenport…

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McCreadie Stops Pierce for Florence Victory

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McCreadie Stops Pierce for Florence Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (August 9, 2018) Tim McCreadie broke through on Thursday night at Florence Speedway to win his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event of the season. McCreadie led all 50 laps, holding off Bobby Pierce in the final circuits to take the win in the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South Shootout presented by Lucas Oil. McCreadie, the reigning Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Champion flashed across the line just 0.759 seconds ahead of Pierce. Nick Hoffman, Josh Richards and Scott Bloomquist rounded out the…

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Hudson O’Neal Wins Rain-Shortened Ralph Latham Memorial

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Hudson O'Neal Wins Rain-Shortened Ralph Latham Memorial Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (August 8, 2018) Hudson O'Neal picked up his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Wednesday night in the 32nd Annual Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence Speedway. O'Neal took control on lap six from Kyle Bronson and held the point until rain started to fall just a few laps shy of the halfway mark. Competitors were sent to their pits under a weather delay, returning shortly thereafter to complete the shortened race's final three circuits. When the race…

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Huge Weekend Ahead at Florence

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Huge Weekend Ahead at Florence Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (August 6, 2018) - A band of the nation's top dirt late model drivers will converge at Florence Speedway for one of the biggest weekends ever contested in the track's storied history. This year's blockbuster weekend will get underway on Wednesday, August 8th with the 32nd Annual Ralph Latham Memorial. The $12,000 to win event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was originally scheduled for May 5th but was postponed due to rain. The Ralph Latham Memorial will be a complete program of:…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Invade Georgetown Speedway Thursday, August 16

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Invade Georgetown Speedway Thursday, August 16: $10,000 to Win! Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Outlaws are coming! The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series invades Georgetown Speedway on Thursday, August 16 for the ‘Fulton Bank 40’ paying a massive $10,000 to win for 40 laps around the Sussex County half-mile oval. The series makes its only visit to the region with primary sponsorship once again from Fulton Bank. Last season, Ohio’s Devon Moran picked up the victory and accompanying 10k by fending off the advances…

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53,000 Silver Dollars for Davenport

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53,000 Silver Dollars for Davenport Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GREENWOOD, NEBR. (July 21, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport picked up his second-career, Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals victory at I-80 Speedway on Saturday night. Davenport passed Bobby Pierce for the lead on lap 77 after Pierce began to lose momentum due to mechanical problems under the hood. Pierce's car ultimately stopped for good on lap 78. Davenport then sailed to the $53,000 victory at the Kosiski Family promoted facility. Ricky Weiss settled for second with Jimmy Owens surviving a three-wide battle on the final lap to finish…

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Howard & Whaley Lead Georgetown Speedway Winners Friday Night

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Duane Howard (Sunoco Modified) & Amanda Whaley (Super Late Model) Lead Georgetown Speedway Winners Friday Night Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Duane Howard and Amanda Whaley shared the spotlight before a packed house on Friday night at Georgetown Speedway. Howard, of Oley, Pa., drove to his first win of the season at the Sussex County half-mile oval in the 30-lap Sunoco Modified feature, while First State native Whaley found Super Late Model Victory Lane in the 25-lap main. Both drivers earned $3,250 for their efforts. The night’s events were presented by Blue Hen…

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Davenport Edges Bloomquist in a Photo Finish

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Davenport Edges Bloomquist in a Photo Finish Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GREENWOOD, NEBR. (July 19, 2018) - In one of the closest finishes in series history, Jonathan Davenport edged out Scott Bloomquist by just 15 milliseconds to win his seventh Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event of the season on Thursday night at I-80 Speedway. Davenport took the lead from Bloomquist on lap 37 and stayed in front, with Bloomquist lurking closer and closer as the laps wound down. Davenport held off the final surge by Bloomquist at the line to win the Malvern Bank…

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Pearson Powers to Brown County Victory

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Pearson Powers to Brown County Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 17, 2018) - Earl Pearson Jr. charged from his eighth starting spot to win Tuesday night's Bullet SportsWear Shootout at Brown County Speedway. South Dakota veteran Scott Ward grabbed the lead at the start of the 50-lap main event and had the packed grandstands on their feet. Ward led the first seven laps of the race until Bobby Pierce took control. Ward fought back regaining the top spot a lap later. Pierce then moved ahead again on lap ten. Pierce and Ward ran…

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Boosted $3,250 To Win Both Sunoco Modifieds & Super Late Models Friday At Georgetown

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Boosted $3,250 To Win Both Sunoco Modifieds & Super Late Models Friday At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The stakes have risen for Friday night’s double-headliner event at Georgetown Speedway. Thanks to the support of area businesses, BOTH the Sunoco Modified and Super Late Model divisions will compete for $3,250 to win on Blue Hen Dispose-All Night at the Sussex County half-mile oval this Friday, July 20. The Sunoco Modified event was slated to pay $3,000 for its distance of 30 laps. Stockley Tavern, located just south of the speedway on…

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Lucas Oil Title Chase Heats Up

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Lucas Oil Title Chase Heats Up Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (July 17, 2018) - As the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series swing continues through the Midwest, the quest for the Lucas Oil National Championship is heating up. The 2015 National Champion, Jonathan Davenport, leads the tour's win tally this season with six victories and holds a 130-point lead in the current standings. Three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Scott Bloomquist and the defending National Champion, Josh Richards are tied for second-place. Four-time National Champion, Earl Pearson Jr, and Tim McCreadie…

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