Dirt Late Models

Ross Robinson Enjoys Learning Experience During World of Outlaws Late Model Series Northern Trek

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Delaware Driver Makes All Five A-Mains Between WoO LMS Great Northern Tour & Lernerville Speedway's Firecracker 100 Weekend The final two weeks of June were quite busy for Georgetown, Del., driver Ross Robinson. The 25-year-old racer competed at four new tracks while traveling more than 1,500 miles to New York, across the Canadian border into Ontario and back south to Pennsylvania. Robinson followed the World of Outlaws Late Model Series for every race on the national tour's northern excursion June 18-27, competing in three events during the WoO LMS Great Northern Tour through New York and Ontario before…

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event Scheduled For Aug. 22 at Stateline Speedway Cancelled

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National Tour Plans to Replace Cancelled Event, Aug. 21 & 23 Races at Atomic & Eriez Remain on Schedule CONCORD, N.C. - July 1, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Late Model Series event scheduled for Aug. 22 at Stateline Speedway in Busti, N.Y., has been cancelled, WoO LMS officials announced Wednesday. The date will remain open on the national tour's schedule with a potential replacement to be announced at a later date. [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] The Stateline event was scheduled to be the middle race of a three-race weekend for the WoO LMS. Events remain scheduled at Atomic Speedway in…

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Williams Grove Speedway Super Sportsman Firecracker 30 This Saturday

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Mechanicsburg, PA. June 30, 2015 Automobile racing and fireworks – what better way to celebrate the Fourth of July!  This Saturday Williams Grove Speedway presents an Independence Day show featuring the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] The Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman will compete in the Firecracker 30.  Frankie Herr has a ninety-point lead over Scott Dellinger.  Scott Geesey is third in points followed by Jay Fannasy and Bobby Hockenberry. Billy Wampler is maintaining a 145-point advantage over Shaun Jones in the Credit Connection Auto Sales 358…

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Rain Knocks Out I-96 Speedway’s NAPA Auto Parts Summer Rumble

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals, DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals try again on Wednesday at Indiana’s Daugherty Speedway LAKE ODESSA, Mich. - June 30, 2015 - It has rained again on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals, forcing officials to cancel tonight's NAPA Auto Parts Summer Rumble at I-96 Speedway. [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] As much as NAPA is trying to #ConquerTheJob, so too are the series trying to conquer Mother Nature, which has won four races in a row. The series will take aim at Daugherty Speedway on Wednesday night in Boswell, Ind. Follow the Summer Nationals…

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The Point is to Win

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals drivers focus on winning races over championship points CONCORD, N.C. - June 29, 2015 - Ask any driver and they'll tell you they're not worried about points. It's no different on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. While Mother Nature has somewhat naturally watered down this year's running of what's become known as the "Hell Tour" with 28 races scheduled over 32 days, two very different drivers with impressive Summer Nationals lineages have emerged atop the championship standings while a third racer is seeking a bit of history. As the series prepares for its final two weeks of…

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Racers and Fans Raise over $8,000 for Breast Cancer on Pink Out Night

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] A perfect night for racing action and cancer awareness on this late June evening. With a lot of activities going on for the pink out night at the speedway the racing action on the track was hot. With silent auctions, driver autographed flag, feature winner pushups, pass the hats and other fund raising activities Deer Creek Speedway and its fans and drivers were able to raise over $8,000 for Join the Journey. Join the Journey is a group actively involved in Breast Cancer Awareness. Other additional contributions from shirt sales and donations should bring the evenings activities…

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Four-Race DIRTcar Late Model River Festival Features $5,000-to-Win Events Aug. 27-30

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Mini-series of events will run at Paducah, Tri-City, Federated I-55 and Quincy   CONCORD, N.C. - June 27, 2015 - A four-race DIRTcar Late Model River Festival Series will feature four consecutive nights of $5,000-to-win DIRTcar Late Model races Aug. 27 through Aug. 30. Events at Paducah (Ky.) International Raceway and Quincy (Ill.) Raceways will now bookend two previously scheduled events at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., and Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill. The Paducah event replaces the rained out Summer Nationals race from Friday, June 26, while the Quincy event will include the completion…

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Junghans Scores First-Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory On Night Two Of Lernerville Speedway’s Firecracker 100

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Second-Year WoO LMS Regular Tops Veterans Bloomquist & Clanton For Impressive Firecracker 100 Preliminary Night Win SARVER, Pa. - June 26, 2015 - With two of the sport's top drivers behind him and a steady line of lapped traffic ahead of him, Chase Junghans expected his lead in Friday's Firecracker 100 preliminary feature at Lernerville Speedway to be shrinking. Instead, signals from a crew member during the second half of the 30-lap race told the second-year World of Outlaws Late Model Series driver that he was pulling away from former WoO LMS champion Scott Bloomquist and current series points leader…

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Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Forced to Cancel Saturday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals Event Because of Rain, Rising Water Around Track

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] PEVELY, Mo. - June 26, 2015 - Rain that's caused water to rise around Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 has forced DIRTcar and track officials to cancel Saturday's DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals event. The two series are still on track for tonight's event at Paducah (Ky.) International Raceway. Follow the Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter @SummerNationals or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SummerNationals, or visit the series' websites at www.TheHellTour.com and www.ModifiedNationals.com. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals "Hell Tour" is brought to fans across the country by many important partners…

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Independence Day Weekend Tripleheader on Tap!

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WAYCROSS, GA (June 26, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will celebrate the Independence Day weekend with three events at three different venues. All three events will feature an action-packed program that includes: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event.This blockbuster weekend begins on Thursday, July 2, when 201 Speedway in Sitka, KY, hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the inaugural running of the "Bob Miller Memorial." The nation's top dirt late model talents will battle a strong contingent of local and regional standouts at the historic, 3/8-mile…

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Kissinger Holds Off Wallace at Clarksville, Earns First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory of His Career

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - June 25, 2015 - Levi Kissinger swept past Wendell Wallace with 15 laps to go on Thursday night at Clarksville Speedway and drove to the first DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of his career. Kissinger, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., chased Wallace from the initial green, survived a restart with 11 to go and hit his marks to close out the $5,000 win. It was also the first Dirt Late Model victory of his career. Wallace held on to finish second with Dennis Erb Jr., Richard Frost and Rodney Melvin rounding out the top five. "I never in a…

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Clanton Opens Lernerville Speedway’s Firecracker 100 Weekend With Seventh World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory of 2015

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] WoO LMS Points Leader Rules First of Two Firecracker 100 Preliminary Nights & Takes Aim at Saturday's $30,000 Finale SARVER, Pa. - June 25, 2015 - World of Outlaws Late Model Series points leader Shane Clanton kept his hot streak rolling Thursday evening with a victory on the opening night of Lernerville Speedway's ninth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com. Establishing himself as a heavy favorite to claim Saturday's $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 finale, Clanton, 39, of Zebulon, Ga., turned back an early challenge from Jared Miley of Pittsburgh, Pa., and was far enough ahead in the closing laps…

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Pierce Powers to DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win at Belle-Clair

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] BELLEVILLE, Ill. - June 24, 2015 - Bobby Pierce powered from pole to checkers on Wednesday night at Belle-Clair Speedway to earn his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season. Pierce, who leads the tour's championship battle, held off Rodney Melvin midway through the 40-lap main event and fought off Shannon Babb down the stretch to earn the $5,000 victory. Babb, whose two-race win streak ended with Pierce's win, Melvin, Ryan Unzicker and former Summer Nationals champion Brandon Sheppard rounded out the top five. "It feels really good," said Pierce, of Oakwood, Ill., who also won last…

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Babb Takes Peoria Checkers, Becomes First 2015 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Two-Time Winner

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] PEORIA, Ill. - June 23, 2015 - Shannon Babb became the first repeat winner during this year's DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour when he passed Bobby Pierce midway through Tuesday night's feature at Peoria Speedway and led the final 20 laps to collect the $5,000 checkered flag. Babb, of Moweaqua, Ill., also tied Billy Moyer Jr. with the most all-time wins in DIRTcar Summer Nationals history with 89 victories. Pierce, who continues to lead the overall championship, Ryan Unzicker, Dennis Erb Jr. and Billy Moyer Jr. rounded out the top five. Unzicker led the first two laps on…

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Chub Frank Rides Momentum Of Improved Performance Into Lernerville Speedway’s Ninth Annual Firecracker 100 Presented By GottaRace.com

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Chub Frank Rides Momentum Of Improved Performance Into Lernerville Speedway’s Ninth Annual Firecracker 100 Presented By GottaRace.com Home-State Driver Hopes to End World of Outlaws Late Model Series Winless Streak During Blockbuster Three-Night Weekend Kicking Off on Thursday SARVER, Pa. - June 24, 2015 - Chub Frank always looks forward to Lernerville Speedway's Firecracker 100, but the World of Outlaws Late Model Series veteran may be looking forward to it more this year than ever. Frank, 53, of Bear Lake, Pa., heads into Lernerville's ninth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com this weekend with plenty of confidence in his new…

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Clanton Completes Sweep of New York’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events With Finger Lakes 40 Victory at Weedsport Speedway

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  Red-Hot Georgia Driver Scores Sixth WoO LMS Victory of 2015 & Builds Momentum Heading into Lernerville Speedway's $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - June 23, 2015 - Shane Clanton made the most of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series' trip to New York. Completing a sweep of the national tour's two 2015 Empire State stops, Clanton, 39, of Zebulon, Ga., led every lap of Tuesday night's Finger Lakes 40 at Weedsport Speedway to earn an $8,650 victory in the final round of the WoO LMS Great Northern Tour. Clanton's series-leading sixth WoO LMS victory of the…

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Severe Storm Forces Postponement of DIRTcar Summer Nationals

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QUINCY, Ill. - June 22, 2015 - Rain at Quincy Raceways already delayed its DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events from Sunday to Monday before a severe storm rolled through after heat races Mondaynight and forced the postponement of the rest of the night. DIRTcar and track officials are expected to announce within the next two days a suitable date to finish the event. The DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tours now head Tuesday night to Peoria (Ill.) Speedway. [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Follow the Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals…

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World of Outlaw Late Models Set to Invade the Weedsport Speedway for the Finger Lakes 40 on Tuesday Night

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WEEDSPORT, NY - The World of Outlaw Late Models continue their ‘Great Northern Tour’ on Tuesday, June 23 as they head to the Weedsport Speedway for the Finger Lakes 40.  The race is event number three of their trip through the Northeast and the third time in the history of the traveling organization that they have visited the one-third mile oval.  The event is being run with support from the Pole Position Raceway in Destiny USA in Syracuse.   Chub Frank has won both events at the speedway, the first in 2006 and the second in 2007.  The Bear Lake,…

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Clanton Prepares For Lernerville Speedway’s Ninth Annual Firecracker 100 Presented By GottaRace.com June 25-27

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SARVER, Pa. - June 22, 2015 - With a career-high five World of Outlaws Late Model Series victories already to his credit and a commanding lead in the national tour's points chase, Shane Clanton is well on his way to making the 2015 season the best of his career. But the Zebulon, Ga., driver would like to add even more luster to his stellar year with a crown jewel victory in this weekend's ninth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway. Clanton, whose career highlights include a Firecracker 100 victory in 2010, will be among a star-studded field…

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Queensland, Scott and Schwebach Continue to Roll Over the Fields

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Tonight was the annual, School Bus Races and Mascot night at the speedway. A great crowd was on hand along with a ton of kids, it was so nice to see all the kids running, playing and enjoying all the activities on the night.   Chatfield got out front early in the school bus races with some two and three wide racing action. Goodhue and Blooming Prairie held on for a tight battle on the second spot early one until Kingsland always a perennial front runner got the old bus wound up on the top side and slowly made his…

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Richards Edges Clanton In Thrilling Finish At Brighton Speedway’s Dibbits Excavating & Vanderlaan Building Products Mud Slinger 50

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BRIGHTON, Ont. - June 20, 2015 - Josh Richards was fast all night at Saturday's Dibbits Excavating and Vanderlaan Building Products Mud Slinger 50 presented by Excel Tower Service at Brighton Speedway. But in the final 10 laps, the three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion needed more patience than speed to claim his fourth series victory of the season. After leading from the start of the 50-lap race, Richards, 27, of Shinnston, W.Va., expertly picked his way through heavy traffic during the race's closing laps and held off points leader Shane Clanton's furious late charge to win the…

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Weaver Wins Lucas Oil Ole Smoky Moonshine Classic

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MARYVILLE, TN (June 20, 2015) Randy Weaver sprints to the first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of his career on Saturday Night at Smoky Mountain Speedway.  In front of tonight's record-setting crowd, the 45-year-old driver took the lead on lap 17 from Chris Ferguson and went unchallenged to win the Lucas Oil Ole Smoky Moonshine Classic.   Weaver drove the Chip Stone-owned Longhorn Chassis and becomes the 11th different winner this season on the LOLDMS tour.  Scott Bloomquist finished second, followed by 10th place starter Jonathan Davenport. Rounding out the Top-5 were Jimmy Owens, and Casey Roberts.   "First and foremost, I am thinking…

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Davenport Dashes to Grassy Smith Memorial Win

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Davenport Dashes to Grassy Smith Memorial Win GAFFNEY, SC (June 19, 2015) - Jonathan Davenport passed race leader Chris Ferguson on lap 45 and then went on to win the Grassy Smith Memorial on Friday Night at Cherokee Speedway.  The win for the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points Leader was a series record five-in-a-row for the 31-year-old racer. Since Memorial Day weekend, he has won nine consecutive feature events. Ferguson led the first 44 laps of the race and finished second. He was trailed by defending race winner, Don O'Neal. Ross Bailes and Earl Pearson Jr. completed the…

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Clanton Adds to World of Outlaws Late Model Series Points Lead With Victory in Great Northern Tour Opener at Fonda Speedway

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FONDA, N.Y. - June 18, 2015 - Just as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series enters a busy stretch of early-summer action, Shane Clanton is showing signs of another potential hot streak on the national tour. Clanton, who jumped out to an early lead in this year's WoO LMS championship chase with four victories in the tour's first seven races, returned to victory lane for the first time since his February win streak Thursday night at Fonda Speedway with a dominating performance in the opening round of the four-race Great Northern Tour. The $8,550 victory stretched Clanton's lead in…

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Davenport Wins Wayne Gray Memorial at Fayetteville

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FAYETTEVILLE, NC (June 18, 2015) - Jonathan Davenport took the lead on lap 27, then sprinted away from the field to win the Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Memorial at Fayetteville Motor Speedway. The win makes his fourth consecutive in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition.   Davenport helmed his K&L Rumley Enterprises, TS Crane Service, Sundance Services, and Sundance Flowback Well Testing, Longhorn Chassis #6 to his sixth win this season with the LOLMDS and his eighth-straight overall victory. Earl Pearson Jr. led 22 laps of the 50 lap feature event and finished second. Steve Francis charged from ninth…

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Rainy Week Forces Tri-State Speedway to Cancel Friday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Events

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PONTOON BEACH, Ill. - June 18, 2015 - A rainy week at Tri-City Speedway has forced the track to cancel Friday night's DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The two series will return to action on Saturday at Fairbury (Ill.) American Legion Speedway and on Sunday at Quincy (Ill.) Raceways. Follow the Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter@SummerNationals or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SummerNationals, or visit the series' websites at www.TheHellTour.com and www.ModifiedNationals.com. DIRTcar Summer Nationals Top 20 Championship Standings Pos. Car Driver Points 1 32 Bobby Pierce 365 2 21JR Billy Moyer…

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Billy Moyer Jr. Pockets $10,000 for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory at Iowa’s Farley Speedway

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Billy Moyer Jr. Pockets $10,000 for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory at Iowa's Farley Speedway FARLEY, Iowa - June 17, 2015 - Billy Moyer Jr. dominated the DIRTcar Summer Nationals event on Wednesday night at Farley Speedway, leading all 50 laps and collecting $10,000 for the effort. Moyer Jr., of Batesville, Ark., started the feature alongside polesitter Bobby Pierce. Pierce and Moyer Jr. are 1-2 in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship standings, but on Wednesday night it was Moyer Jr. who surged to the lead on the first lap and survived four restarts to claim his first victory of the 2015…

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McCreadie, World of Outlaws Late Models Ready for Weedsport Return

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McCreadie, World of Outlaws Late Models Ready for Weedsport Return Weedsport, New York – June 16, 2015 – For Tim McCreadie, Weedsport Speedway is turning into “a small Taj Mahal.” The Watertown racer said the old Weedsport track was a great racing venue, but he credited owner Allan Heinke and manager Jimmy Phelps with having both the racing knowledge and the financial wherewithal to make it even better. And the three-eighths-mile clay surface has been kind to McCreadie of late: He finished third in last month’s 40-lap DIRTcar Big-Block Modified feature and recalled a top-five run the last time the…

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Lanigan Prepares For World of Outlaws Late Model Series Great Northern Tour & Lernerville’s Firecracker 100

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Lanigan Prepares For World of Outlaws Late Model Series Great Northern Tour & Lernerville’s Firecracker 100 Three-Time WoO LMS Champion Hopes to End Season-Long Winless Streak & Gain Ground in Title Chase During New York & Canada Races & Lernerville's Big Weekend CONCORD, N.C. - June 17, 2015 - Darrell Lanigan knows that time for him to make up ground in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship chase is running out. Luckily for Lanigan, 45, of Union, Ky., the next two weeks set up nicely for the three-time and defending WoO LMS champion to begin a mid-season push…

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Heavy Rain Forces Spoon River to Cancel DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Events

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CANTON, Ill. - June 18, 2015 - Heavy rain this week has forced DIRTcar Racing and Spoon River Speedway officials to cancel Thursday night's DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The two series will return to action on Friday at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., with a $10,000-to-win feature for the Summer Nationals tour and a $1,000-to-win Summit Modified race. The busy stretch of races continues on Saturday at Fairbury (Ill.) American Legion Speedway and on Sunday at Quincy (Ill.) Raceways. Follow the Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Modified Nationals on Twitter@SummerNationals or on…

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Rained Out on Sunday at Wilmot Raceway

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Rained Out on Sunday at Wilmot Raceway JACKSONVILLE, Ill. - June 16, 2015 - Bobby Pierce was leading the DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship standings going into Tuesday night's event at Jacksonville Speedway, but he had yet to post a victory. Pierce checked the win off his list by surging past polesitter Michael Kloos on lap 11 and driving to the checkered flag. Pierce, of Oakwood, Ill., is trying to join his father as a DIRTcar Summer Nationals champion this season. After his $5,000 victory on the Jacksonville bullring Tuesdaynight, he's certainly making it hard on the competition.…

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Three Races, Three Different States!

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WAYCROSS, GA (June 15, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will take on three different race tracks in three different states in the week ahead. With over $130,000 up for grabs, all three events will feature a complete show of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. The action kicks off on Thursday, June 18th, as the series makes its first visit since 2009 to the 4/10-mile oval of Fayetteville Motor Speedway, in Fayetteville, N.C. This epic event - dubbed the Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Memorial is sure to provide door-to-door…

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Feger Tames Cedar Lake for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win

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  NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - June 13, 2015 - Jason Feger held off A.J. Diemel in Saturday night's DIRTcar Summer Nationals main event to earn the first victory of his career at Cedar Lake Speedway. Feger's $10,000 win, his first on this year's DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour, was the 12th of his career in the grueling annual series. Billy Moyer Jr., Bobby Pierce and Shannon Babb all gave chase down the stretch to round out the top five in the track's "Masters" weekend main event. Billy Moyer started on the pole and led the first six laps before his right…

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Davenport Dominates Clash at the Mag

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COLUMBUS, MS (June 13, 2015) - Jonathan Davenport roared to his fifth series win of the season tonight in Magnolia Motor Speedway's Clash at the Mag, presented by Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau. Davenport took the lead on lap 17 of the 100-lap feature, and then went on to earn $20,000 in the K&L Rumley Enterprises, Longhorn Chassis.   Jared Landers charged from his 8th starting spot to finish second. He was followed by Jimmy Owens, Don O'Neal, and Brandon Sheppard.   "I can't believe this," said the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Championship Points Leader, Davenport in…

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Clash at the Mag Preliminary Highlights

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Clash at the Mag Preliminary Highlights COLUMBUS, MS (June 12, 2015) - Former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champions, Jimmy Owens and Scott Bloomquist will make-up the front row for the Clash at the Mag on Saturday Night at Magnolia Motor Speedway. The event is sponsored by the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau and will pay $20,000 to win. Owens was victorious in the opening heat of the night. On a track that had been saturated with afternoon rain, Owens sprinted to the lead and held off defending Clash at the Mag winner and Lucas Oil Champion, Don…

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Heckenast Conquers Kankakee to Earn First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory

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KANKAKEE, Ill. - June 11, 2015 - He might be only 26, but reigning World of Outlaws Late Model Series rookie of the year Frank Heckenast Jr. has turned many laps through the years in his quest to earn a DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Finally, on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway, he reached his goal. Heckenast, a touring driver on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series tour from Orland Park, Ill., inherited the lead on lap 33 when Kevin Weaver's motor expired. Weaver, the 2000 Summer Nationals champion, was closing in on his first series victory since 2013…

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Erb Overtakes Moyer Late to Win Opening Night of DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour at Brownstown Speedway

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  BROWNSTOWN, Ind. - June 10, 2015 - Fifth-starting Dennis Erb Jr. raced past Billy Moyer in heavy traffic on Wednesday night to win the opening night of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour at Brownstown Speedway. Erb, a three-time Summer Nationals champion from Carpentersville, Ill., caught Moyer with eight laps to go then powered to the 18th Summer Nationals victory of his career, which was worth $5,000. Moyer, who led laps 3 to 31, wound up second in the 40-lap feature while defending DIRTcar national champion Bobby Pierce raced from seventh to third. Polesitter Billy Moyer Jr., who led the…

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Davenport & Erb Win During Second Preliminary Night At Eldora Speedway’s 21st Annual Dirt Late Model Dream Presented By Ferris Mowers

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ROSSBURG, Ohio. - June 5, 2015 - Jonathan Davenport further established himself as a heavy favorite and Dennis Erb Jr. emerged as another serious contender in the 21st annual Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers with preliminary feature victories Friday night at Eldora Speedway. Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., and Erb of Carpentersville, Ill., both scored impressive 25-lap triumphs at the historic half-mile oval, earning $5,000 apiece in the DIRTcar-sanctioned races. Friday's results will be combined with finishes from Thursday's first night of preliminary racing to determine drivers' starting spots in heat races for Saturday's $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model…

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“Clash at the Mag” Up Next!

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WAYCROSS, GA (June 5, 2015) - The nation's top dirt late model talents will converge on Magnolia Motor Speedway, in Columbus, Mississippi, for the annual Columbus Convention and Visitor's Bureau "Clash at the Mag." This mega event, held June 11-13th, will see the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with a talented group of local and regional standouts attempt to tame the "black ice" in pursuit of a $20,000 top prize. Activities will get underway on Thursday, June 11th, with an open practice session for all divisions from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Action on Friday, June 12th…

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Christine Jr. Becomes First Late Model Repeat Winner on Saturday Night at SSP

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  Newberrytown, PA (May 30, 2015) – Manchester’s Randy Christine Jr. became the first repeat BRC Late Model division winner by claiming the victory at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Saturday Night.  Jonestown’s Richard Bossinger claimed his second feature win of the season in the 25-lap Street Stock feature race.  Brian Rehbein of York Haven won the Xtreme Stock Car 20 lapper.  Darren Miller from Mt. Joy won the 20-lap IMCA PA Sprint Series feature race.  The 15-lap Road Warrior feature was won by Tim Osheehan from Dover for his fourth consecutive win of the season.  York Haven’s Zakari Kitner…

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Davenport Dominates Ralph Latham Memorial

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UNION, KY (May 30, 2015) - Jonathan Davenport dominated the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Ralph Latham Memorial main event on Saturday Night at Florence Speedway. Davenport led all 50 laps in his K&L Rumley Racing; Longhorn Chassis to win for his first ever victory at the 1/2-mile oval.   With less than five laps to go, Earl Pearson Jr. drove around Scott Bloomquist to claim second. Bloomquist finished third, followed by Jared Landers and Steve Francis rounding out the top five.   "I have never run well here," said Davenport in Lucas Oil Victory Lane. "I haven't been…

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Tyler Bare Passes Jared Powell on Last Lap to Score Third Aaron’s Pro Late Model Win of Season at Virginia Motor Speedway; David Williams, Brian Maxey and Timmy Brann First time winners; James Givens Gets Second Victory

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Jamaica, VA – The Aaron’s Pro Late Model division at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway has consistently produced some of the best racing each week and they did not disappoint once again on S.T.A.R. Kids Night as Tyler Bare of Rockbridge Baths, VA and Jared Powell of Charlottesville, VA put on a show for the fans in attendance. The two battled over the entire 25 lap distance with Bare taking the lead coming to the white flag and holding off Powell on the final lap for his third win of the season.   “That is the most fun I have…

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Davenport Dashes to Victory Lane at Tazewell

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Davenport Dashes to Victory Lane at Tazewell  TAZEWELL, TN (May 29, 2015) - Jonathan Davenport took the lead on lap 35 from Scott Bloomquist and led the rest of the way to win the Toyota Knoxville 50 on Friday Night. It was Davenport's third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season, and came before a record crowd at Tazewell Speedway.   Davenport held off a hard charging Bloomquist in the closing laps to score a popular victory in the K&L Rumley, Longhorn Chassis. Defending series champion, Don O'Neal, Steve Francis, and Jimmy Owens completed the Top-5.  …

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Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday May 30th with S.T.A.R. Kids Night

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Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday May 30th with S.T.A.R. Kids Night Jamaica, VA – Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday May 30th for S.T.A.R. Kids Night. The night will feature the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in Virginia National Guard Dirt Series action. S.T.A.R. Kids night is always a special one for the speedway as the children from the Gloucester S.T.A.R. program visit for a night of racing. The STAR program provides athletics, games and social time…

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Richards Tops Late Battle To Claim Opening Night of Tyler County Speedway’s Jackpot 100 Weekend

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Richards Tops Late Battle To Claim Opening Night of Tyler County Speedway’s Jackpot 100 Weekend   Three-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Outduels Clanton & Overton to Thrill Home-State Crowd MIDDLEBOURNE, W.Va. - May 23, 2015 - Josh Richards gave his home-state fans a performance to remember Saturday night at Tyler County Speedway. Mastering the quarter-mile oval's high groove, the three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion from nearby Shinnston, W.Va., used a strong charge off of turn four to overtake race-long leader Brandon Overton on lap 37 of Saturday's 40-lap WoO LMS main event and held…

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Jackson and Stovall Top Show-Me 100 Preliminary Events

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WHEATLAND, MO (May 22, 2015) - Missouri natives, Tony Jackson Jr. and Jesse Stovall will make up the front row for Saturday Night's $30,000-to-win, 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 -presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Lucas Oil Speedway.   Both were heat race winners in Friday Night's preliminary action. Jackson and Stovall are both looking to become only the second driver from Missouri to win the Show-Me 100. Back in 1999, Terry Phillips of Springfield, became the only home state driver to win the event.   Stovall dominate the first heat race of the night, leading all 20 circuits. Billy Moyer Jr.…

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Engines Builders Appreciation Luncheon

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WAYCROSS, GA (May 21, 2015) - The 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com is filled with on track and off track activities throughout the weekend.  The annual COMP Cams Engine Builders Appreciation Luncheon - Presented by CV Products will take place on Saturday, May 23rd at 1:00pm CST at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Show-Me 100. The Engine Builders Appreciation Luncheon is an opportunity for fellowship among the engine builders that support the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and open engine competition.  Representatives of COMP Cams and CV…

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Richards Excited To Race In Front Of Home-Track Fans At Tyler County Speedway’s Jackpot 100 Weekend On Saturday & Sunday

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MIDDLEBOURNE, W.Va. - May 19, 2015 - Josh Richards has logged memorable performances and achieved career milestones at dirt tracks all across the country during his stellar racing career, but few of those tracks hold a special place with the three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion like Tyler County Speedway. Richards, whose home in Shinnston, W.Va., is less than an hour's drive from Tyler County's quarter-mile oval, will return to the bullring track this weekend for a pair of WoO LMS events during the fourth annual Jackpot 100 Weekend. Separate WoO LMS programson Saturday and Sunday give Richards…

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Crown Jewel Cup Begins This Weekend

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WAYCROSS, GA (May 18, 2015) - The ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup - Presented by DirtonDirt.com points chase begins this weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri.  The Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com is the first of ten, Crown Jewel Cup events in 2015. The Crown Jewel Cup program will award points to drivers at the ten crown jewel events, within the series schedule, that pay $20,000 or more to the winner.  The driver that maintains perfect attendance throughout the season and earns the most points, within these ten events, will receive a $10,000 bonus at…

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Tonight’s Event at LaSalle Speedway Canceled

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LASALLE, IL (May 16, 2015) - Tonight's Spring Shootout at LaSalle Speedway has been canceled. After early morning rain showers, officials of LaSalle Speedway and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series reached the agreement to cancel tonight's event. Up next for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Action begins Thursday, May 21st with the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association's 2nd Annual Cowboy Classic. Action on Friday, May 22nd for the LOLMDS begins with Miller Welders Time Trials, followed…

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