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Marlar Makes History with Back-to-Back Knoxville Nationals Championships

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Marlar Makes History with Back-to-Back Knoxville Nationals Championships  Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, IA (September 16, 2017) - Mike Marlar became the first driver in the 14-year history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win in back-to-back years - taking the $40,000 top prize on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Marlar took the lead from race-leader Josh Richards on lap 92 and then sped away for the win in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. Jonathan Davenport made a valiant charge in the last five laps to finish second after pitting…

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Richards Wins Opening Night of Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals

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Richards Wins Opening Night of Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 14, 2017)- Current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point leader, Josh Richards took the lead on lap 16 from Jared Landers and then held off Landers to take the opening night of the 14th Annual Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals at Knoxville Raceway. Richards started ninth on the grid and darted around leader Jimmy Owens, who pulled out of the race while leading. Landers - who missed the events at Knoxville Raceway last year due to…

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Watch Knoxville Nationals Prelims LIVE on DirtonDirt.com

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Watch Knoxville Nationals Prelims LIVE on DirtonDirt.com Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS Check out pay-per-view video coverage of preliminary action leading up to the 14th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series makes its annual visit to historic Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway on Sept. 14-15. DirtonDirt.com's broadcasts include every lap of preliminary action Thursday and Friday, with a complete racing program headlined by a 25-lap, $7,000-to-win main event scheduled for each evening. With multiple announcers on the call, each high-definition broadcast will feature several cameras,…

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DTWC Goes Back in Time with ‘Throwback Weekend’

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Dirt Track World Championship Goes Back in Time with 'Throwback Weekend' Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (September 13, 2017) - Another historic celebration of the sport is in store for fans during the 37th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries on Oct. 20-21 at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series announced a 'Throwback Weekend' theme for the $100,000-to-win crown jewel event that closes the national tour's 2017 schedule. During the huge two-day racing program participating drivers - including the Lucas Oil Series' superstar regulars - will…

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Davenport Fastest In The World

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47th Annual World 100 Jonathan Davenport controls lead for 100 laps Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH- September 9, 2017- Jonathan Davenport led flag-to-flag to claim his second career World 100 victory at Eldora Speedway. His No. 49 machine pulled out of the Ohio dirt track and headed back to Blairsville, GA with a $50,000 check and a prestigious globe trophy tucked away inside. Although six cautions fell among the 100-lap race, Davenport was never seriously challenged for his lead position. Davenport started third in the feature quickly securing the front spot and never looking back.…

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Bowyer Racing Teammates Take Twin 25 Features

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Bowyer Racing Teammates Take Twin 25 Features World of Outlaws drivers gear up for Saturday's World 100 finale Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH- September 8, 2017-A record setting crowd congregated at Eldora Speedway on Thursday and Friday night for the 47th annual World 100. Only one day remains of the three-day crown jewel event but more fans are sure to flood to the Rossburg, Ohio dirt track to witness history in the making. Friday's program mirrored the schedule of one night prior with a full show complete with twin 25-lap features paying $10,000-to-win. Clint Bowyer…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals One Week Away

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals One Week Away Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (September 8, 2017) - The nation's top dirt late model drivers will soon converge on Knoxville, IA to tackle one of the most highly anticipated events of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season. The 14th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals - Presented by Casey's General Store will take place at Knoxville Raceway, Thursday-Saturday, September 14th-16th. The activities on Thursday and Friday, September 14th-15th will feature a complete program of: Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, D, C, B-Mains, and a…

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Hillbilly Hundred to Offer Record Purse in 2018

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Hillbilly Hundred to Offer Record Purse in 2018 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (September 8, 2017) - During Sunday's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series - sanctioned Hillbilly Hundred, famed promoter, Carl Short announced that the 50th annual edition of the marquee event, in 2018, will offer a race-record $50,000 winner's purse. The event, which will be held at Tyler County Speedway, in Middlebourne, WV, on Sunday, September 2, 2018, is set to be the richest scheduled one-day event in history, breaking the previous high of $42,000 from the 2010 Hillbilly Hundred at West Virginia…

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Lanigan and Overton Take Twin 25’s

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Lanigan and Overton Take Twin 25's World of Outlaws drivers excited to build on Thursday's momentum Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH- September 8, 2017- Thursday night kicked off the 47th Annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway. 104 drivers and crews flooded the famed Ohio half-mile in hopes of winning the prestigious event. Thursday's show consisted of a full schedule complete with hot laps, qualifying, heat races, last chance showdowns and two twin $10,000-to-win 25 lap feature races split into odd and even groups. Darrell Lanigan, of Union, KY, fled to Victory Lane after a late…

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WoO Set For Great Plains

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Series Gets Ready for Great Plains Lakeside Speedway, Salina Highbanks, 81 Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLM Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC-Sept. 5, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series makes its return to Kansas for the first time in a decade on Friday, Sept. 22 when the Outlaws invade Lakeside Speedway. Although the Series visited another Kansas track in 2008, the last stop at the 4/10 semi-banked oval in Kansas City was on June 16, 2007. Series veteran Shane Clanton grabbed his first win of the 2007 season at Lakeside Speedway after a short challenge from Brian…

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Davenport Edges McCreadie for Hillbilly Hundred Victory

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Davenport Edges McCreadie for Hillbilly Hundred Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MIDDLEBOURNE, WV (September 3, 2017) Jonathan Davenport held off Tim McCreadie at the finish line to win the 49th Annual Hillbilly Hundred on Sunday night at the Tyler County Speedway. Davenport took the lead from race-long leader, Jimmy Owens on lap 83 and then held off a hard-charging McCreadie to claim his first-career win in the historic event. After starting 17th, McCreadie went to the outside of Davenport coming off turn four, but Davenport held him off by one-car length to secure the $25,000 victory.…

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Third Quarter Recap of 2017 Season

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Third Quarter Recap of 2017 Season World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series in final stretch of 2017 season Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- September 1, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is beginning its stretch run to the World Finals season finale November 2-3-4 at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. All dirt roads lead to Charlotte, and 36 races have led us to this point in the season. Current points leader Brandon Sheppard, of New Berlin, IL, has undoubtedly been the most dominant driver in the nation this year,…

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On the Road but Thoughts are Back Home in Texas

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On the Road but Thoughts are Back Home in Texas Erb's and Bagley's hearts weigh heavy for their home state Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- August 31, 2017- Tyler Erb, the youngest full-time driver on the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series tour, is away from home during the most severe natural disaster to ever hit his native Texas-Hurricane Harvey. "I got a text from my mom [Wednesday] saying that the rain had finally stopped there," Erb said. "As far as my family, fortunately, they are all fine. Luckily, I don't…

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Lucas Oil Stars Ready for Labor Day Doubleheader

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Lucas Oil Stars Ready for Labor Day Doubleheader! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (August 28, 2017) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are gearing up for a spectacular Labor Day weekend doubleheader. The nation's top dirt late model drivers will battle for over $125,000 in total prize money. On Saturday, September 2nd, the LOLMDS will return to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH. The Bob Miller Memorial - Presented by Pepsi will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 60-lap, $12,000-to-win main event.…

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Checkmate: Madden Grabs Win No. 5 at Merritt Speedway

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Checkmate: Madden Grabs Win No. 5 at Merritt Speedway Madden escapes a late race charge from Clanton Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, MI- Aug. 27, 2017- Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane and a $15,000 payday at Merritt Speedway on Sunday night claiming his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win after dodging an almost repeat performance by Shane Clanton from one night prior. The Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout at the Michigan dirt track unfolded like a two-part episode staring Clanton and Madden, who took both feature events down to…

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JONESTOWN JET ZEARFOSS SETS 25-LAP TRACK RECORD, TAKES THIRD PORT MAIN IN A ROW

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JONESTOWN JET ZEARFOSS SETS 25-LAP TRACK RECORD, TAKES THIRD PORT MAIN IN A ROW Andy Haus scores first late model win of season, Garman and Miller also win Story By: Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal – In track record time, Brock Zearfoss of Jonestown completed a sweep of the month of August at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night by claiming his third 410 sprint car main in a row. Zearfoss started eighth in the field to record the $3,200 payday and set himself up to launch into the most lucrative week of the season…

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Shane Clanton Claims Win No. 5 at Merritt Speedway

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Shane Clanton Claims Win No. 5 at Merritt Speedway Chris Madden led 29 laps of the 30-lap feature Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, MI- August 26, 2017- Shane Clanton practiced his patience during the Keyser Manufacturing 30 at Merritt Speedway on Saturday evening before claiming his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the season. The Series Veteran from Zebulon, Ga. waited for just the right time to make his move on race long leader and friend, Chris "Smokey" Madden. The perfect time just so happened to be on the very last…

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Bloomquist Blasts to Third Straight Lucas Oil Win at Lawrenceburg

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Bloomquist Blasts to Third Straight Lucas Oil Win at Lawrenceburg Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS LAWRENCEBURG, IN (August 26, 2017) Scott Bloomquist came from the seventh starting spot to win Saturday night's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event at the Lawrenceburg Speedway. The win is Bloomquist's third straight win in the Whiskey City 60. Bloomquist became the fourth different leader of the race, taking the top spot on lap 35 and pulling away from the field. Darrell Lanigan led the first 25 laps of the race until Hudson O'Neal took over the top spot. O'Neal then…

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Punching the Clock for the Working Man 50

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Punching the Clock for the Working Man 50 50 laps and a $10,000 payday Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- August 22, 2017-The fourth annual Working Man 50 at Lernerville Speedway is quickly approaching as the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series season winds down. Every year so far the Working Man has produced a different winner, including Darrell Lanigan (2014), Shane Clanton (2015) and Jimmy Mars (2016). Coincidently, two of the past three winners, Lanigan and Clanton, went on to claim the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Championship title later that same…

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Brandon Sheppard secures win No. 14 at Eriez Speedway

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Unstoppable Sheppard Brandon Sheppard secures win No. 14 at Eriez Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLM Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ERIE, PA- August 20, 2017- Brandon Sheppard conquered his 14th World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the season and his second win in a row in the state of Pennsylvania on Sunday night at Eriez Speedway. While it is no surprise to see Rocket Chassis house car in Victory Lane, the shootout was anything but predictable as three different drivers commanded the lead throughout the 50-lap event including Russ King, Jared Miley and eventual winner, Sheppard. "We have…

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Bloomquist Becomes First Five-Time Winner of Topless 100

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Bloomquist Becomes First Five-Time Winner of Topless 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATESVILLE, AR (August 20, 2017) - Scott Bloomquist became the first five-time winner of the COMP Cams Topless 100- Presented by Crop Production Services on Sunday afternoon at Batesville Motor Speedway. Bloomquist inherited the lead on lap-66 when race leader, Austin Rettig had to pit for a flat tire. Bloomquist then led the remaining laps to score the $40,000 victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and COMP Cams Super Dirt Series-sanctioned event. Tim McCreadie led the first 63 laps of the…

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Tim McCreadie Tops Topless 100 Preliminaries

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Tim McCreadie Tops Topless 100 Preliminaries Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS LOCUST GROVE, AR (August 18, 2017) - Tim McCreadie and Don O'Neal will start from the front row for Saturday night's 25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Crop Production Services. McCreadie was the overall Miller Welders Fast Qualifier for the night and dominated his heat race to earn the pole position for the 100-lap crown jewel event, paying $40,000-to-win. In heat one, Earl Pearson Jr. chased McCreadie across the line in the first 15-lap heat. Shannon Babb; a two-time Topless 100 victor; finished…

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Devin Moran Dominates Georgetown Speedway

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Devin Moran Dominates Georgetown Speedway The Rookie of the Year Contender has two career Series wins Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE- Aug. 17, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series first ever visit to Georgetown Speedway, and only race in the state of Delaware in 2017, packed the house with fans eager to witness history for the inaugural Fulton Bank 40. The largest paycheck ever written by Georgetown Speedway left in the hands of Devin Moran and his team after a dominating flag-to-flag performance on the half-mile dirt track. Moran's recent stretch of…

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25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Up Next

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25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Up Next Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (August 15, 2017) - The 25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - presented by Crop Production Services is slated for Thursday-Saturday, August 17th-19th at Batesville Motor Speedway in Batesville, AR. The $40,000-to-win 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. The event's unique format, featuring dirt late models without a roof, gives spectators an up close look as drivers wrestle their 800+ horsepower machines around…

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McCreadie Charges to First-Career North/South 100 Victory

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McCreadie Charges to First-Career North/South 100 Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (August 12, 2017) - Tim McCreadie passed race-leader, Scott Bloomquist on lap 97 and then held off Bobby Pierce and Bloomquist to win the 35th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - presented by Lucas Oil on Saturday night at the Florence Speedway. Bloomquist had been the dominant car for most of the race until McCreadie and Pierce went to the outside of the track - both forging ahead of Bloomquist with three laps remaining. McCreadie earned $50,000 in his first-ever win at…

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Owens Survives Battle with Lanigan to Win at Florence

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Owens Survives Battle with Lanigan to Win at Florence Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com UNION, KY (August 10, 2017) - Jimmy Owens survived a fierce battle with Darrell Lanigan to win the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South Shootout - presented by Lucas Oil on Thursday night at Florence Speedway. Owens and Lanigan swapped the lead several times before the halfway mark, with Owens gaining the lead for good on lap 16, though never comfortably ahead of the pack. Lanigan stayed close and finished right on Owens' bumper as the checkers fell. Tim McCreadie finished a…

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Tim McCreadie Leads Crown Jewel Cup Standings

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Tim McCreadie Leads Crown Jewel Cup Standings Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (August 9, 2017) - This weekend's 35th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - Presented by Lucas Oil will be the next event in the ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup - Presented by DirtonDirt.com. With his success this season, Tim McCreadie holds an 80-point lead over Scott Bloomquist in the current Crown Jewel Cup standings. Josh Richards, Earl Pearson Jr., and Dennis Erb Jr. round out the top five in Crown Jewel Cup standings. McCreadie attributes his success to the strength of his…

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Eckert looks to Georgetown Speedway and Port Royal Speedway

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Monopolizing On Half-Miles Eckert looks to Georgetown Speedway and Port Royal Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Aug. 8, 2017- Two back-to-back shootouts at half-mile dirt ovals await the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series at Georgetown Speedway on Aug. 17 and Port Royal Speedway on Aug. 19. Known as a king of half-miles, Rick Eckert will be looking to piggy-back off of his recent success at Shawano Speedway, where he led flag-to-flag to claim his second Series win in a dominating performance over a hard-charging Chris Madden and Don O'Neal.…

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The Last Pass Through Pennsylvania

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The Last Pass Through Pennsylvania World of Outlaws head to PA for final time this season Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC- Aug. 7, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Series is on the downhill swing of the 2017 season and gearing up to hit the road back to Pennsylvania for four more shootouts. Two weekends of back-to-back nights of racing await the Outlaws in PA, including Port Royal Speedway (Aug. 19), Eriez Speedway (Aug. 20), Lernerville Speedway (Sept. 2) and Selinsgrove Speedway (Sept. 3). The Series has already made one stop at Lernerville Speedway…

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All Eyes on Sunoco North/South 100 Weekend

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All Eyes on Sunoco North/South 100 Weekend Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (August 3, 2017) - One of the most highly anticipated events of the season is just one week away. The 35th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - Presented by Lucas Oil will take place August 10th-12th at Florence Speedway in Union, KY. The action-packed weekend will kick off on Thursday, August 10th with the inaugural Sunoco Race Fuels North/South Shootout - Presented by Lucas Oil. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains -…

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Rick Eckert Scores Win at Shawano

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Rick Eckert Scores Win at Shawano Chris Madden and Don O'Neal round out the podium Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com SHAWANO, WI- Aug. 2, 2017- Rick Eckert closed the book on an overdue victory at Shawano Speedway on Wednesday night by leading flag-to-flag to claim his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the 2017 season. The Series has consecutively visited the half-mile dirt track for the past eight years. Among all eight shows, Eckert holds the most consistent runs with six top-five finishes of the eight Series races at Shawano.…

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Sheppard Seals the Deal at Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway

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Sheppard Seals the Deal at Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway Sheppard's 12th win of the 2017 season Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OSHKOSH, WI. - Aug. 1, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series took the track at Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway for the first time ever on Tuesday night. Brandon Sheppard sealed the deal for his 12th win of the season by leading all 50-laps of the feature event at the third-mile. "It seemed like we were in a mad-dash to get ready all night tonight," said Sheppard. "I don't know what was up but we pulled…

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The Push Toward Pennsylvania

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The Push Toward Pennsylvania Port Royal Speedway and Eriez Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoO LMS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- July 27, 2017-Only two drivers remain from the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series original Dirty Dozen formed in 2004: Rick Eckert and Chub Frank. For 14 years the pair has traveled countless of miles around the nation visiting different tracks with the Series. On August 19 and 20 the Series will return to their homestate of Pennsylvania for the second time this season for back-to-back races at Port Royal Speedway and Eriez Speedway. "We usually have no…

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Josh Richards Victorious in First Appearance at Macon

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Josh Richards Victorious in First Appearance at Macon! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MACON, IL (July 25, 2017) Making his first-ever appearance at Macon Speedway, the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points leader, Josh Richards took the lead on lap 60 and held off Shannon Babb in a one-lap shootout to win the St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 on Tuesday night. For Richards, it was his eighth series win of the season extending his lead in the championship chase. Babb finished in second, with Darrell Lanigan coming home in third. Jason Feger and Jimmy Owens completed…

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Time To Get Down In Georgetown For The World of Outlaw Late Models

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Getting Down in Georgetown Outlaws prepare for their one and only stop in Delaware this season Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- July 25, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is heading to Georgetown Speedway on August 17, 2017 for the Fulton Bank 40. This upcoming shootout is the only time the Series will invade Delaware during the 2017 season. The Outlaws are excited to hit the historic track in Sussex County for the first time in Series history. The visit marks a first, not just for the Outlaws, but for the track…

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Tim McCreadie Scores Biggest Career Win in Silver Dollar Nationals Triumph

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Tim McCreadie Scores Biggest Career Win in Silver Dollar Nationals Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GREENWOOD, NE (July 22, 2017) Tim McCreadie took the lead on lap 21 and never looked back as he went on to the biggest win of his career on Saturday night at I-80 Speedway. The New York native earned $53,000 for his win in the 7th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals. It was McCreadie's fourth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. The event was also co-sanctioned with the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association. Polesitter, Steve…

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Steve Francis Tops Silver Dollar Nationals Preliminaries

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Steve Francis Tops Silver Dollar Nationals Preliminaries Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GREENWOOD, NE (July 21, 2017) - A total of 51 entrants were on hand for Friday night's qualifying program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil MLRA co-sanctioned, 7th Annual Silver Dollar nationals at I-80 Speedway. Two rounds of passing point heat races highlighted the racing action; with ten different drivers taking the checkered flag. In the first heat of round one, Chad Simpson took the lead at the start of the race. Simpson led the entire distance for…

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Richards Takes Second Straight Lucas Oil Victory

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Richards Takes Second Straight Lucas Oil Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WHEATLAND, MO (July 15, 2017) - Current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points leader, Josh Richards extended his lead over his competitors as he won the CMH Diamond Nationals on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. For the 29-year-old driver in his first season of following the tour, it was his seventh series win of the year and his first ever at the Wheatland, MO facility. Jimmy Owens looked to be on his way to another victory at the track, but Richards, tracked him…

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Richards Knows How; Wins at Tri-City Speedway

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Richards Knows How; Wins at Tri-City Speedway Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com GRANITE CITY, IL (July 14, 2017) - Josh Richards scored his first career Tri-City Speedway win on Friday night in the NAPA Know How 50 - Presented by Spray Nine. Richards fought off a late-race challenge by Tim McCreadie, who came home in second place after starting in seventh. Don O'Neal charged to a third-place finish, with Brian Shirley edging out Jimmy Owens on the final lap for to finish fourth. In Lucas Oil Victory Lane for the sixth time this season,…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Set For Georgetown Speedway Debut Thursday, August 17

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Set For Georgetown Speedway Debut Thursday, August 17; $10,000 To Win ‘Fulton Bank 40’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Thursday, August 17 will stand out in the storied history of Georgetown Speedway. For the first time ever, the World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Late Models will invade the Sussex County half-mile oval for the ‘Fulton Bank 40’ paying $10,000 to win. Not only is this a first for the WoO Late Model competitors at Georgetown; there has never been a $10,000-to-win race at the storied facility.…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Charges West!

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Charges West! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (July 11, 2017) - The pulse-pounding action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series returns to the Midwest this weekend. Tri-City Speedway, in Granite City, IL, will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the 13th Annual NAPA KNOW HOW "Battle at the Beach 50" on Friday, July 14th. The action-packed event includes a complete show of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. Scott Bloomquist returns as the defending champion. The Open…

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Overton Charges to Lucas Oil Win at Cherokee Speedway

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Overton Charges to Lucas Oil Win at Cherokee Speedway Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GAFFNEY, SC (July 7, 2017) - Brandon Overton came from the seventh starting spot to pass race leader Jonathan Davenport on lap 41 and then went on to win his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series feature event of the season on Friday night at Cherokee Speedway. Overton's Chip Stone and Randy Weaver-owned, Longhorn Chassis rallied in the last 15 laps of the race to get the win. Overton overcame a side-by-side duel with Scott Bloomquist and then he…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY BIG TRIPLEHEADER – THREE FOR ALL

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY BIG TRIPLEHEADER – THREE FOR ALL Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Austin Hubbard, Amanda Whaley, Donnie Lingo and Ricky Elliott. Ryan Watt, Neal Williams, Frank Cozze and Rick Laubach. Curt Michael, Curt Weller, Dave Franek and Mark Bitner. And many, many more. All in the same place, at the same time and competing in the same racing program. That’s what the Bridgeport Speedway’s Three For All has to offer. On Tuesday, July 11th,the Bridgeport Speedway will host the third running of the Three For All – Super Late Models, Small Block Modifieds and United…

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Three Days, Three States, Three Big Events For the Lucas Oil Late Models!

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Three Days, Three States, Three Big Events! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (July 5, 2017) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will tackle three different race tracks in three different states in the week ahead. With over $130,000 in prize money up for grabs, the weekend is sure to provide exciting, door-to-door racing action, lap after lap, as the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle a strong contingent of local and regional standouts. The action kicks off on Thursday, July 6th at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, N.C. The…

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Sheppard Excited to Return to Fairbury American Legion Speedway in the Rocket1

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Sheppard Excited to Return to Fairbury American Legion Speedway in the Rocket1 The Illinois-native looks forward to the 28th annual Prairie Dirt Classic Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- July 4, 2017- The Prairie Dirt Classic is one of the most anticipated Dirt Late Model events of the season. Not only does the track produce great racing from start to finish (named the Dirt on Dirt Race of the Year 2013, 2014, 2015), the atmosphere at Fairbury American Legion Speedway for this event is unparalleled. In 2013, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late…

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Hubbard Dominates Independence Day Summer Classic

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Austin Hubbard Dominates Independence Day Summer Classic Super Late Model Event, Earning $3,500 Before Large Crowd; Sparky White $1,776 RUSH Victor Story By: Doug Watson/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Seaford, Del.’s Austin Hubbard drove to a dominant victory in Sunday night’s Super Late Model main event at Georgetown Speedway. Hubbard earned $3,500 for his efforts in the Independence Day Summer Classic event, becoming the third winner in as many nights for the mini-series, which began at Bedford (Pa.) Speedway on Friday night and moved to Winchester (Va.) Speedway on Saturday before embarking on the First State Sunday.…

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The Georgia Bulldog looks to repeat his past success in the Midwest

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Way Out West The Georgia Bulldog looks to repeat his past success in the Midwest Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- July 3, 2017- On July 12 the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will head to Ogilvie Raceway for the second time ever. During the inaugural visit last year, 2016 Series Champion Josh Richards held off a late charge from 2015 Series Champion Shane Clanton, who found his way to second from a ninth-place start. After the feature, Richards, who claimed his 10th win of the 2016 season, said, "I want to thank the…

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Richards Goes Back to Back in Lucas Oil Action from Ohio

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Richards Goes Back to Back in Lucas Oil Action from Ohio Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MANSFIELD, OH (July 2, 2017) - The first ever visit to Mansfield Motor Speedway on Sunday Night by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was a huge success. There was a tremendous crowd combined with a spectacular racing surface saw the fans witness Josh Richards winning for the second night in row. Richards took the lead at the start of the race and led every lap for the second night in a row, but behind Richards there…

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Bakers Dozen Of Winners For Lucas Late Model Series

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Thirteen Different Winners in Fierce Lucas Oil Competition Story By: Jeremey Shields / Lucas Late Model Series Media Photos By: Heath Lawson / Racersguide.com BATAVIA, OH  -July 1, 2017 - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is widely acknowledged as the premier national tour for dirt late models - showcasing the talents of the nation's top dirt late model drivers each week. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has completed twenty-three (23) sanctioned events thus far in 2017, with thirteen (13) different drivers visiting victory lane to date. A total of 266 different drivers have entered Lucas Oil Late…

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Ohio Tripleheader Highlights LOLMDS Independence Weekend

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Ohio Tripleheader Highlights Independence Weekend! Story By: JEREMY SHIELDS/LOLMDS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (June 26, 2017) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will celebrate the Independence weekend with a tripleheader in Ohio. The nation's elite dirt late model teams will tackle three different venues, in pursuit of over $135,000 in prize money. The weekend begins on Saturday, July 1st, when Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the annual Independence 60. The event will feature a complete program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, which includes: Miller…

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