Dirt Late Models

Michael Page Wins Second Career Dixie Shootout

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Michael Page Wins Second Career Dixie Shootout Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WOODSTOCK, GA (October 12, 2019) - Georgia's Michael Page defended his home turf for the second time in the last three years as he won the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout, on Saturday Night at the Dixie Speedway. With the victory in one of the Southeast's most prestigious dirt late model events, Page became the 19th different winner this season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Page, driving the only Stinger Race Car in the field, took the lead at the start of…

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Dirt Track World Championship One Week Away

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Dirt Track World Championship One Week Away Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (October 11, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is set to cap off the 2019 season with one of the most anticipated events of the year. The 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries - will take place October 17th-19th, at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. The weekend will get underway on Thursday night with preliminary events for the Open Wheel Modifieds. On Friday, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will Hot Lap, Time Trial, and…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Head South to Georgia

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Lucas Oil Late Models Head South to Georgia Story By: Jeremy Shield/LOLMDSPhotos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (October 8, 2019) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series have Georgia on their minds. The tour returns to the Peach State this weekend for two back-to-back events at Dixie Speedway on Saturday and Rome International Speedway on Sunday. Dixie Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked, clay oval, located in Woodstock, Ga. The Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout on Saturday, October 12th will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event…

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Overton Wins at 411 and Takes Back-to-Back Features Vs. Outlaws

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Overton Wins at 411 and Takes Back-to-Back Features Vs. Outlaws The Southeast favorite now has 4 Series wins in the region in 2019 Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim DenHamer SEYMOUR, TN – Oct. 5, 2019 – Rum Runner Racing team owner Joey Coulter was quoted in a World of Outlaws press release last week, commenting “At this point, that place owes him a win.” “That place” was 411 Motor Speedway and that “him” is none other than Coulter’s driver aboard the Schaeffer’s Racing Oil #2, Brandon Overton. On Saturday night, Overton got that win at that very track,…

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Don O’Neal Wins Second Career Pittsburgher

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Don O'Neal Wins Second Career Pittsburgher Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 5, 2019) - Don O'Neal won his second Pittsburgher 100 in the last three years on Saturday Night at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. In taking home the $20,000 first place prize, he also earns his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of 2019 and became the 18th different Series winner this season. Davenport led from the start of the race and appeared to be on the way to his first Pittsburgher 100 victory. Throughout the latter half of the event, he…

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Overton Dominates Mike Duvall Memorial at Cherokee

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RUM RUNAWAY: Overton Dominates Mike Duvall Memorial at Cherokee World of Outlaws win #3 for Overton in 2019 comes in memory of the Flintstone F1yer Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photo By: Justin Wilson GAFFNEY, SC – Oct. 4, 2019 – Like the late Dirt Late Model racing legend Mike Duvall did many times over in his historic career, Brandon Overton drove with the tenacity and endurance of a true Southeastern champion on Friday night and put it in Victory Lane at Cherokee Speedway. For the third time this season, he and the Rum Runner Racing team have defeated the Outlaws…

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Bronson Takes First Lucas Oil Appearance at Raceway 7

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Bronson Takes First Lucas Oil Appearance at Raceway 7 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS CONNEAUT, OH (October 4, 2019) - Kyle Bronson took advantage of race leader Jimmy Owens' misfortune on lap 45 and then went on to win his third career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race on Friday night at Raceway 7. The event is the biggest dirt late model race in 16 years at the Northeast Ohio facility and was held in front of a packed grandstand. The A-Main saw a dramatic ending as Owens' dominance of the race came to an end…

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Over $120,000 Up for Grabs in Weekend Doubleheader

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Over $120,000 Up for Grabs in Weekend Doubleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (October 1, 2019) - A two-day, two-race swing through Ohio and Pennsylvania this weekend will offer dirt late model teams over $120,000 in purse money. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will make their first-ever stop at Raceway 7 in Conneaut, Ohio on Friday, October 4th. The action shifts to Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Penn. on Saturday, October 5th. Friday night's event at Raceway 7, dubbed the Great Lakes 50, will boast a $12,000 top prize. The Lucas Oil…

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Fierce Battle for Crown Jewel Cup Title

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Fierce Battle for Crown Jewel Cup Title Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 30, 2019) - As the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season nears to a close, the battle for the Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup - Presented by DirtonDirt.com is far from over. The mini-series within the full Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule is comprised of events that pay a minimum of $15,000 to the winner. With just two Crown Jewel Cup events remaining in 2019, the Pittsburgher 100 and the Dirt Track World Championship, the battle for this…

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Dirt Track World Championship Advance Ticket Sales End October 1st

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Dirt Track World Championship Advance Ticket Sales End October 1st Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (September 24, 2019) - One of the most highly anticipated events of the season is just around the corner. Carl Short's 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries will take place October 17th-19th at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The deadline to purchase advance discount tickets for this marquee event is quickly approaching. Advance tickets are on sale now through Tuesday, October 1st. Advance three-day admission tickets (by October 1st) are just $50 for adults (ages 18 & up); $30…

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Lanigan Gets First Tour Win in Over 4 Years at Selinsgrove

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Lanigan Gets First Tour Win in Over 4 Years at Selinsgrove Hard work in the shop for team DLR pays off, Weiss gets yet another runner-up finish Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff SELINSGROVE, PA – Sept. 21, 2019 – When “The Bluegrass Bandit” Darrell Lanigan set out on the road back in February for a return to the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour this year, he and his crew had one goal set higher than any other – win as many races as possible. Now, after 36 Series starts this season, they’ve finally…

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Hudson O’Neal Captures First Career Jackson 100

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Hudson O'Neal Captures First Career Jackson 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BROWNSTOWN, Ind. (September 21, 2019) - Hudson O'Neal captured one of the biggest wins of his racing career at his home track on Saturday night. The 19-year-old Indiana native was victorious in the 40th Annual Jackson 100 at the Brownstown Speedway. O'Neal took the lead on lap 71 from Devin Moran and sped to victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event before a capacity crowd. Moran tried to track down O'Neal in the late-going, but O'Neal held him off in the battle…

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Clanton Collects Win #4 of 2019 at Outlaw, Sheppard Still in Search of Record

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BULLDOG BITES ROCKET: Clanton Collects Win #4 of 2019 at Outlaw, Sheppard Still in Search of Record Clanton leads all 50 laps in the 2nd of 3 races in the final Northeast swing of 2019 Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – Sept. 20, 2019 – Since the driver change just over three months ago, Skyline Motorsports has really turned their season around with veteran pilot Shane Clanton behind the wheel of the #25 Capital Race Car. Outrunning the record-chasing Brandon Sheppard for the third time this season, Clanton kept his cool on a restart with…

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Tyler Erb Scores Kokomo Thriller

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Tyler Erb Scores Kokomo Thriller Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KOKOMO, Ind. (September 20, 2019) - Tyler Erb won the biggest late model race in the 72-year history of the Kokomo Speedway on Friday night in front of a packed house. The race proved to be a barnburner as Erb passed Hudson O'Neal on the 47th lap and then held off Jimmy Owens to score his sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens charged from the fourteenth starting spot to finish right behind Erb at the checkers. Hudson O'Neal had taken the…

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Blair Dominates the Outlaws for Second Tour Win at Stateline

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Max-imum Strength: Blair Dominates the Outlaws for Second Tour Win at StatelineNortheast locals showed the Outlaws how it's done on their home turf, Sheppard waits another day to make history Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Kirk Schroll/RacersGuide.com JAMESTOWN, NY – Sept. 19, 2019 – A sea of his fans dressed in black-and-green racing apparel adorned with the locally famous “111” graphics on them filled Victory Lane. Newly crowned two-time Stateline Speedway Super Late Model Track Champion Max Blair had just beaten the Outlaws at their own game, a clean sweep of the night. Blair turned the quickest lap of…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Duel in Doubleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Models Duel in Doubleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 17, 2019) - With 16th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals in the books, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series shifts focus to a pair of events at Kokomo Speedway and Brownstown Speedway this weekend. The doubleheader will kick off on Friday, September 20 in Kokomo, Ind. with the highly anticipated Kokomo Late Model Shootout. A complete program is on tap that includes: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and 50-lap, $12,000-to-win finale for the Lucas Oil Late Model…

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Owens Repeats as Late Model Knoxville Nationals Champ

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Owens Repeats as Late Model Knoxville Nationals Champ Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 14, 2019) - Jimmy Owens became just the second driver in the history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win the $40,000 event in back-to-back years. The 47-year-old Tennessee veteran did the trick on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Owens joins fellow Volunteer State driver Mike Marlar as the only drivers in the 16-year-history of the crown jewel event to win in consecutive years. Owens took the lead from Brandon Sheppard on lap 86 and held off one…

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 13, 2019) - Ricky Weiss passed Chris Madden on lap sixteen and went on to record his first career win at Knoxville Raceway on Friday night. The 30-year-old Canadian racer became the 17th different winner on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour this season. Weiss started on the pole but fell to second behind Madden on the opening lap - trailing the South Carolina racer for the first fifteen laps of the 25-lap main event. Madden got bogged down in heavy traffic…

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Shane Clanton Scores at Knoxville

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Shane Clanton Scores at Knoxville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 12, 2019) - Shane Clanton came from the seventh starting spot to win Thursday night's preliminary event at Knoxville Raceway. For the 44-year-old Georgia native, it was his first-ever win at the historic venue. He also became the sixteenth different winner this season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Clanton was the fourth different leader of the 25-lap race. The A-Main was slowed by only one caution flag for Jonathan Davenport on lap four. Ricky Thornton Jr. led the first lap…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Up Next

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Up Next Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 9, 2019) - The 16th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway kicks off on Thursday. One of the most prestigious events, set for September 12th-14th, on one of motorsport's biggest stages, the event will bring together elite dirt late model drivers from around the nation. Over $270,000 in purse money will be paid out over the course of the three-day, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event. The activities on Thursday and Friday, September 12th-13th will feature a complete program of:…

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IT PAYS TO PLAY: Eldora Veterans Erb Jr. and Davenport Rule Night #2 of World 100 Prelims

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IT PAYS TO PLAY: Eldora Veterans Erb Jr. and Davenport Rule Night #2 of World 100 Prelims Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photo By: Jim DeHamer ROSSBURG, OH – Sept. 6, 2019 – While the age gap might have been a big highlight of Thursday night’s World 100 preliminary Feature winners, veteran experience was certainly the theme of Friday night’s twin-25 main events. 2016 Dirt Late Model Dream victor Dennis Erb Jr. and two-time World 100 champion Jonathan Davenport each found their way back to Eldora Speedway’s Victory Lane in convincing fashion, showing exactly how valuable the number of laps they’ve…

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THE WORLD AWAKENS: Moyer and Hudson O’Neal Earn Eldora’s First Two Prelim Victories

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THE WORLD AWAKENS: Moyer and Hudson O'Neal Earn Eldora's First Two Prelim Victories Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photo By: Rick Neff ROSSBURG, OH – Sept. 5, 2019 – If any race fan out there ever needed a sign that the future of Dirt Late Model racing and its longevity in the motorsports world are alive and well, let Thursday night’s World 100 preliminary Feature results be it. Billy Moyer, 61, of Batesville, AR, and Hudson O’Neal, 19, of Martinsville, IN, collected victories in qualifying Feature action at Eldora Speedway on Thursday night, displaying the potential for domination at any age…

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Dirt Track World Championship Returns to Time Trial Format

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Dirt Track World Championship Returns to Time Trial Format Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 4, 2019) - Hall-of-Fame promoter, Carl Short recently announced that the 39th edition of the Dirt Track World Championship, set for October 18th-19th at Portsmouth Raceway Park will return to a Time Trial format for Super Late Models. Since 2015, a double-heat race format, with a passing-points system, has transferred drivers into the main event. This year, Friday night will include Time Trials and a single set of 15-lap heat races with a six car invert. Competitors will earn points based on Time Trials…

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Richards Scores First Hillbilly Hundred Triumph

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Richards Scores First Hillbilly Hundred Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MIDDLEBOURNE, W.V. (September 1, 2019) - West Virginia native Josh Richards won his first career Hillbilly Hundred on Sunday night at the Tyler County Speedway. The 31-year-old grew up coming to the track, and tonight, led all 100 laps to score the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory worth $30,000 in front of a capacity crowd. Richards' third Lucas Oil win of the season came over the defending Hillbilly Hundred winner Brandon Overton, Tim McCreadie, 20th starting Shanon Buckingham, and Jimmy Owens. Richards fought off…

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Davenport Controls Bob Miller Memorial at Portsmouth

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Davenport Controls Bob Miller Memorial at Portsmouth Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (August 31, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport went to Victory Lane for the twelfth time in 2019 on Saturday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Davenport took the lead at the start of the 50-lap, Bob Miller Memorial, and held off a charging Josh Richards before pulling away for the victory. A torrid battle for second place ensued in the final circuits with several drivers taking a shot at Richards, but the two-time Dirt Track World Champion held them off and finished for the runner-up…

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SHEPPARD SHINES AT SHARON: ROCKET1 RACING TAKES BATTLE AT THE BORDER NIGHT #1

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SHEPPARD SHINES AT SHARON: ROCKET1 RACING TAKES BATTLE AT THE BORDER NIGHT #1 Sheppard ties his own record for single-season wins, now looks for history on Saturday night Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Todd Battin HARTFORD, OH – Aug. 30, 2019 – Most drivers to ever compete in at least one race on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series circuit would agree that it takes an incredible amount of skill and tenacity just to finish inside the top five on any given night, let alone win a single Feature. With his victory at Sharon Speedway on…

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McCreadie Breaks Through at Ponderosa

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McCreadie Breaks Through at Ponderosa Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (August 30, 2019) - Tim McCreadie picked up his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of 2019 on Friday night at Ponderosa Speedway. A record-setting crowd for the 15th annual John Bradshaw Memorial saw McCreadie become the fifteenth different winner on the tour this season. McCreadie held off a mid-race charge from Tanner English to take his first-ever win at the d-shaped oval. English's family owned Rocket Chassis finished in second, followed by current series point leader Jonathan Davenport, Don O'Neal, and…

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Three States. Three Days. Over $180,000 On the Line.

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Three States. Three Days. Over $180,000 On the Line. Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (August 27, 2019) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are gearing up for a Labor Day weekend tripleheader. The three-day swing through Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia begins Friday, with the nation's top dirt late model drivers battling for their share of over $180,000 in prize money. Ponderosa Speedway, a 3/8-mile oval known as "Kentucky's Baddest Bullring," will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the 15th Annual John Bradshaw Memorial on Friday, August…

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Sheppard Rules Mansfield’s Dirt Million

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Sheppard Rules Mansfield's Dirt Million Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MANSFIELD, Ohio (August 24, 2019) - Brandon Sheppard took the race lead from Jonathan Davenport on lap 30 and led the rest of the way to win the 2nd annual Dirt Million - Presented by Arizona Sport Shirts on Saturday night at Mansfield Motor Speedway. Sheppard held off both Mike Marlar and Chase Junghans at the finish line. It was Sheppard's third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the year and his 22nd triumph in 2019. Sheppard and his car owner, Mark Richards took home…

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Sheppard and Marlar Win Night Two Duels at Mansfield

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Sheppard and Marlar Win Night Two Duels at Mansfield Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MANSFIELD, Ohio (August 23, 2019) - Brandon Sheppard and Mike Marlar won Duel feature events on Friday night of the 2nd annual Dirt Million - Presented by Arizona Sport Shirts at Mansfield Motor Speedway. Each driver earned $10,000 for their 30-lap victories and are guaranteed a starting spot in Saturday night's Dirt Million finale. Sheppard took the lead on lap two from pole-sitter Kent Robinson and led the rest of the way to win the first Duel. It was not an easy win…

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Bloomquist and Davenport Star at Mansfield

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Bloomquist and Davenport Star at Mansfield Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MANSFIELD, Ohio (August 22, 2019) - Scott Bloomquist and Jonathan Davenport claimed feature victories during Thursday night's preliminary program for the 2nd annual Dirt Million - Presented by Arizona Sport Shirts. Bloomquist, a three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion won the first 30-lap Duel of the night in the new format instituted for this year's race. Davenport, the two-time and defending series champion held off a trio of drivers in a furious finish in the second 30-lap Duel. Both feature races went caution-free.…

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August Heats Up with Our Dirt Million!

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August Heats Up with Our Dirt Million! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (August 20, 2019) - The nation's top dirt late model drivers will converge in Mansfield, Ohio this week to battle in one of the most anticipated events of the season. The 2nd annual Dirt Million will take place August 22 thru 24 at Mansfield Motor Speedway. The total purse for the mega event currently exceeds $300,000, making the winners share of the 100-lap main event over $90,000. The 30-car field will pay over $2,400 to start, based on the current Dirt Million Ticker.…

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ZEIGLER WINS AFTER INTENSE BATTLE WITH WEISS

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DUEL AT THE SPEED PALACE: ZEIGLER WINS AFTER INTENSE BATTLE WITH WEISS Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff PORT ROYAL, PA – Aug. 17, 2018 – With less than five laps to go, Mason Zeigler was running second and burning to make a move for the lead. He and Rookie of the Year frontrunner Ricky Weiss battled it out for over 25 laps around the Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night. Their back-and-forth fight for the lead culminated with a side-by-side drive into turn one with three laps remaining of the 40 scheduled. One of them was going…

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Madden Stays Hot with Topless 100 Triumph

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Madden Stays Hot with Topless 100 Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS LOCUST GROVE, Ark. (August 17, 2019) - Chris Madden is undoubtably the hottest driver in dirt late model racing after winning his third consecutive crown jewel event in as many weeks on Saturday night. The 44-year-old South Carolina native stormed to his first career COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions at Batesville Motor Speedway. Madden earned $40,000 for his effort and became the fifteenth different driver to win the annual crown jewel event sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt…

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SWEET SIXTEEN: SHEPPARD DOMINATES IN HOMECOMING VISIT TO WILLIAMS GROVE

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SWEET SIXTEEN: SHEPPARD DOMINATES IN HOMECOMING VISIT TO WILLIAMS GROVE Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Gary Shrey MECHANICSBURG, PA – Aug. 16, 2019 – A sweet song of redemption rang through the Rocket 1 Racing pit area on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Brandon Sheppard and the Rocket1 warriors have dominated the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series this season, but the tour’s last race on a half-mile track went to two-time DIRTcar Nationals champion Shane Clanton at Shawano Speedway. Flash forward to Friday night and Sheppard got his revenge in the Series’ historic homecoming to…

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Bloomquist Back in Lucas Oil Victory Lane

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Bloomquist Back in Lucas Oil Victory Lane Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS LOCUST GROVE, Ark. (August 16, 2019) - On a historic night for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the tour's all-time winningest driver Scott Bloomquist won his first series event since July 2018. The 55-year-old Hall-of-Fame driver captured the 30-lap feature on the eve of the 27th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions on Friday night. The 600th event in the series history saw a battle for the lead between Bloomquist and his Team Zero teammate Chris Madden go…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Invades Batesville, Ark.

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Invades Batesville, Ark. Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (August 12, 2019) - The elite drivers of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with top dirt late model drivers from around the nation, will converge in Batesville, Ark. this weekend. One of the most highly anticipated events of the season, the 27th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions is slated for Thursday - Saturday, August 15th - 17th, at Batesville Motor Speedway. The crown jewel event is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late…

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Chris Madden Sweeps North/South Weekend

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Chris Madden Sweeps North/South Weekend Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, Ky. (August 10, 2019) - Chris Madden continued his recent hot-streak with a $50,000 victory in Saturday's Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - Presented by Lucas Oil at Florence Speedway. UNION, Ky. (August 10, 2019) - Chris Madden continued his recent hot-streak with a $50,000 victory in Saturday's Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - Presented by Lucas Oil at Florence Speedway. Madden stormed from his tenth starting spot to sweep the weekend in front of the standing room only crowd. With his win, Madden became the…

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Jimmy Owens on Sunoco North/South 100 Pole

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Jimmy Owens on Sunoco North/South 100 Pole Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, Ky. (August 9, 2019) - Friday night's portion of the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South - Presented by Lucas Oil kicked off with 53 of the nation's top dirt late model drivers battling in twelve heat races of passing points. In the first round, heat one was won by Mike Marlar. He led all the way to pick up the victory. Marlar stayed in front of a fantastic battle for second that lasted for the entire distance. Ultimately, he was followed to the line by…

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Madden Scores First Florence Victory

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Madden Scores First Florence Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, Ky. (August 8, 2019) - Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane on Thursday night in the Sunoco North/South Shootout at Florence Speedway. The win marks the South Carolina native's first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season and his first ever at Florence Speedway. Madden becomes the thirteenth different winner on the Series in 2019. Madden started on the pole and faded as far back as fifth in the running order early in the race. Zack Dohm led the first fifteen…

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TEAM ZERO TRIUMPHS: MADDEN GETS FIRST USA NATIONALS VICTORY, SLIDING SHEPPARD TO WIN

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TEAM ZERO TRIUMPHS: MADDEN GETS FIRST USA NATIONALS VICTORY, SLIDING SHEPPARD TO WIN Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jacy Norgaard NEW RICHMOND, WI – Aug. 3, 2019 – With six laps remaining in Saturday night’s USA Nationals Feature at Cedar Lake Speedway, it appeared as though defending event winner Brandon Sheppard was going to repeat. But there was one driver behind him who had never been so hungry for his first win in the prestigious event – Chris Madden. “Smokey” slid his Scott Bloomquist Racing “Team Zero” #0M right up in front of Sheppard’s Rocket Chassis house car in…

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TOP GUN TERBO: TYLER ERB CLAIMS THE POLE FOR 32ND ANNUAL USA NATIONALS

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TOP GUN TERBO: TYLER ERB CLAIMS THE POLE FOR 32ND ANNUAL USA NATIONALS Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jacy Norgaard NEW RICHMOND, WI – Aug. 2, 2019 – It’s been a slow start for Tyler Erb in 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series crown jewel competition. After jumping ship to the Best Performance Motorsports team in the winter of 2018, the New Waverly, Texas-native grabbed his newfound racing home by the horns and clicked off a bunch of wins to get his 2019 campaign started. But after failing to qualify for the two previous World of…

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DAVENPORT GETS FIRST OUTLAWS WIN IN ALMOST 4 YEARS AT CEDAR LAKE

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IT’S BEEN A WHILE: DAVENPORT GETS FIRST OUTLAWS WIN IN ALMOST 4 YEARS AT CEDAR LAKE Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jacy Norgaard NEW RICHMOND, WI – Aug. 1, 2019 – One thousand, three hundred sixty-eight days ago on Nov. 7, 2015, Jonathan Davenport emerged from his K&L Rumley-owned Longhorn Chassis #6 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway to claim the sixth World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series win of his career. Fast forward to Thursday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, and “Superman” has done it once again, leading all 30 laps en route to…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Target Sunoco North/South 100

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Lucas Oil Late Models Target Sunoco North/South 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (August 1, 2019) - In just one week, the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will converge in Union, Kentucky for one of the biggest events of the 2019 season. The Sunoco Race Fuels North/South Shootout - Presented by Lucas Oil will take place on Thursday, August 8. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains - highlighted by the 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. The Open Wheel Modifieds will also compete…

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HEAVYWEIGHT BOUT: CLANTON OUTRUNS SHEPPARD IN TRAFFIC AT SHAWANO

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HEAVYWEIGHT BOUT: CLANTON OUTRUNS SHEPPARD IN TRAFFIC AT SHAWANO Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim DenHamer SHAWANO, WI – July 30, 2019 – Just 17 days after getting his first World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series win for his new team at Skyline Motorsports, Shane Clanton has done it again. Leading all but one lap in the Sundrop Shooutout at Shawano Speedway on Tuesday night, the Zebulon, Georgia-native did what he hasn’t done since his last Series win at Ogilvie Raceway – outrun the 15-time World of Outlaws winner this year, Brandon Sheppard. “It was phenomenal from…

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FIFTEEN CANDLES: SHEPPARD BAGS ANOTHER VICTORY, GOES BACK-TO-BACK AT PLYMOUTH

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FIFTEEN CANDLES: SHEPPARD BAGS ANOTHER VICTORY, GOES BACK-TO-BACK AT PLYMOUTH Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim DenHamer PLYMOUTH, WI – July 29, 2019 – It just keeps getting better for Rocket1 Racing. Just two days after an incredible last-lap pass to take the $30,000 victory in the Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury Speedway, Brandon Sheppard has won yet again. This time, leading all but two laps of the 50-lap finale at Plymouth Dirt Track to collect his 15th World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Feature win of 2019 over Chase Junghans and Ricky Weiss. “The Rocket Shepp”…

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INSTANT DIRT CLASSIC: SHEPPARD SLIDES BY PIERCE IN FINAL CORNER TO WIN #PDC30 AT #FALS

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INSTANT DIRT CLASSIC: SHEPPARD SLIDES BY PIERCE IN FINAL CORNER TO WIN #PDC30 AT #FALS Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim DenHamer FAIRBURY, IL – July 27, 2019 – As that familiar #32 Rocket Chassis led the field across the start/finish line to the white flag, many people standing in the Fairbury Speedway grandstands on Saturday night thought Bobby Pierce was finally going to get his first Prairie Dirt Classic victory after so many tries at his home state’s biggest Dirt Late Model race. But, as has been the case so many times already this season with the World…

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Fairbury Speedway Announces $50,000-to-Win Prairie Dirt Classic in 2020

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Fairbury Speedway Announces $50,000-to-Win Prairie Dirt Classic in 2020Next year's World of Outlaws event scheduled for July 31-August 1 Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs After 30 successful years of the Prairie Dirt Classic (PDC), Fairbury Speedway and the World of Outlaws are proud to announce the renewed partnership with the Bank of Pontiac to continue the tradition into the foreseeable future. One of the nation’s most premiere dirt late model events, the 2020 race will be held on July 31st and August 1st and pay out $2000 to start and an impressive $50,000 to win. This announcement comes as new track…

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#PDC30 Showdowns at Fairbury Set Saturday’s Field

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#PDC30 Showdowns at Fairbury Set Saturday's Field Story By: Nick Graziano/WoOLMs FAIRBURY, IL – July 26, 2019 – The most prestigious Dirt Late Model race in the great state of Illinois kicked off on Friday night with a record-setting number of “The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet” in the Fairbury Speedway pit area. 72 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models saddled up to compete in four very entertaining Prairie Dirt Shootouts that set the first 8 rows of Saturday’s 30th annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by Bank of Pontiac. QUALIFYING 2017 Prairie Dirt Classic winner Brandon Sheppard…

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O-SHOW SHINES: OWENS GETS WIN #2 OF THE YEAR AT DAVENPORT

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O-SHOW SHINES: OWENS GETS WIN #2 OF THE YEAR AT DAVENPORT Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim DenHamer DAVENPORT, IA – July 24, 2019 – It takes an incredible amount of might and muscle to wheel it around the big half-mile of Davenport Speedway for 40 laps. He who tames it must have the ultimate combination of driving skill, crew and equipment to get the job done against the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. None of those things seemed to be an issue for Jimmy Owens on Wednesday night, as “The O-Show” put on quite a…

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