Dirt Late Models

Virginia Motor Speedway to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night Saturday May 2

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night Saturday May 2 Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday May 2nd to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night. The night will feature the Aaron’s Pro Late Model and Budweiser Modified divisions in the "Twin Race" format. The night will also feature the 4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby. Gates will open at 3pm for registration with the Dirtwood National Pinewood Derby starting at 4pm. Competitor gates for Saturday May 2nd will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – May Midwest Tripleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series - May Midwest Tripleheader WAYCROSS, GA (April 27, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will kick off the month of May with a highly anticipated Midwest tripleheader. The three-race swing will see the nation's top dirt late model drivers and regional stand-outs battle it out for over $130,000 in total prize money. The LOLMDS returns to Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois on Thursday night, April 30th, for the 2nd Annual St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100. This complete show includes: Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the $12,000 to…

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Grandview Speedway : Results

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COMING EVENTS: SATURDAY, May 2, 7:30 p.m. (Please note starting time change which will be in place until the September 12 Freedom 76) Ingersoll Rand Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Each division feature winner will earn a $600 Ingersoll Rand tool prize pack. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted FREE. Saturday, May 9, 7:30 p.m. Whelen Engineering Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman plus Blast From the Past Vintage Racers. Effective May 2nd each Saturday night has spectator gates opening…

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4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and Scout Night Saturday May 2nd at Virginia Motor Speedway

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4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and Scout Night Saturday May 2nd at Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA – If you have ever been involved in a pinewood derby you know how exciting it is not only for the kids but for the adults. Saturday May 2nd Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will bring that excitement and fun to the speedway as it hosts the 4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby as part of Truckin Thunder Scout Night. “We are extremely excited to once again host this event and to help raise money and awareness for ChildHelp. We have to…

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GEICO East Bay WinterNationals – Presented by E3 Spark Plugs On MAVTV Thursday

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WAYCROSS, GA (April 22, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series finale from East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL, (which was held on Saturday, February 14th) will air twice on the MAVTV network this Thursday, April 23rd at 6PM and 9PM (EDT). The 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals event was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. Filmed in front of a packed house, this event drew a talented field of drivers from all over the country to compete in the season opening weekend.  This broadcast will include driver…

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Ingeroll Rand Announces Price Program for Fans and Racers at Grandview

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Saturday, April 25, 7 p.m. NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Full series of qualifying races leading up to feature races in each division. Adult admission $15, Youngsters 11 and under are admitted free. SATURDAY, May 2, 7:30 p.m. (Please note starting time change which will be in place until the September 12Freedom 76) Ingersoll Rand Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Each division feature winner will earn a $600 Ingersoll Rand tool prize pack. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m.Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted FREE. Saturday, May…

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series News & Notes: Reviewing Farmer City’s Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100

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CONCORD, N.C. - April 22, 2015 - Shane Clanton isn't invincible on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series this season after all. After starting his WoO LMS campaign with eight consecutive top-five finishes and four victories, Clanton, 39, of Zebulon, Ga., experienced the first setback in the chase for his first series championship with a 23rd-place finish in Friday's opening round of Farmer City Raceway's Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 weekend. Clanton rebounded with a fifth-place finish in Saturday's 75-lap Illini 100 finale - a $15,000-to-win event won by Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill. - but he left…

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Warner Heating Up as DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modified Series Kicks Off 2015 Tour Saturday at Fulton Speedway

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - April 20, 2015 - Rocky Warner of Gloversville, N.Y., served notice over the weekend he will be a force to be reckoned with when the 2015 DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modified Series gets underway on Saturday at Fulton Speedway as part of the Super DIRTcar Series Highbank Holdup event. Warner, the 2014 Fonda Speedway and Glen Ridge Motorsports Park Sportsman champion also known as The Flying Squirrel, landed in victory lane three nights running at Albany-Saratoga, Fonda and Utica-Rome Speedway in the lead-up to the first of 13 DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modified Series point races. "The crate sportsman…

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Sheppard Outduels Lanigan & Babb At Farmer City, Scores $15,050 Victory In Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 Finale

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Sheppard Outduels Lanigan & Babb At Farmer City, Scores $15,050 Victory In Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 Finale Illinois Standout Becomes Second Home-State Driver To Win Farmer City's Prestigious World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event FARMER CITY, Ill. - April 18, 2015 - Brandon Sheppard put his experience at Farmer City Raceway to good use Saturday night, mastering the quarter-mile oval to score a $15,050 victory in the Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 finale. Sheppard, the 22-year-old New Berlin, Ill., driver who cut his teeth at Farmer City and other central Illinois bullrings, advanced from his 12th starting spot…

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Heckenast Hopes To Thrill Home-State Fans During Farmer City Raceway’s Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100

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Heckenast Hopes To Thrill Home-State Fans During Farmer City Raceway’s Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100   Reigning WoO LMS Rookie of the Year Enters This Weekend's Blockbuster Doubleheader Riding Confidence From First Series Victory FARMER CITY, Ill. - April 14, 2015 - One year ago, Frank Heckenast Jr. of Frankfort, Ill., entered Farmer City Raceway's Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 simply hoping to make the main event and gain some momentum toward his rookie World of Outlaws Late Model Series season. This weekend - with both the 2014 WoO LMS Rookie of the Year Award and his first…

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Ogle Earns First World of Outlaws Late Model Series Win With Dramatic Final-Lap Pass At Tazewell Speedway

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TAZEWELL, Tenn. - April 11, 2015 - Billy Ogle Jr. made sure his first career World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory was a memorable one. The veteran Knoxville, Tenn., racer overtook Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., with a dramatic pass on the final lap of Saturday night's Ray Varner Ford 50 at Tazewell Speedway and earned $10,575 for one of the biggest victories of his career. "This is definitely one of my top wins," the 50-year-old Ogle told a capacity crowd that cheered him to victory at one of his home tracks. "I'd never won an Outlaws race, so…

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Irey takes back-up car to first Attica late model win

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Attica, Ohio (Friday, April 10, 2015) – Matt Irey thought he might be done racing for awhile after blowing his good engine on opening night last week at Attica Raceway Park. But, the Mansfield, Ohio driver retrieved his back-up car he had loaned to a fellow racer and held off several spirited challenges to score his first career UMP late model victory on Bazell Race Fuels Night.   “This is actually my back-up car. I was letting Dave Hornikel drive it last week and in the heat race last week I blew my new motor so I put everything on…

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Virginia Motor Speedway and Aaron’s Launch the “Best Seat in the House” Promotion This Saturday April 11th

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Virginia Motor Speedway and Aaron’s Launch the “Best Seat in the House” Promotion This Saturday April 11th Jamaica, VA – The excitement level for this Saturday’s Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Is already at an all-time high; but things are about to get more exciting as Aaron’s Inc. and Virginia Motor Speedway announce “The Best Seat in the House” promotion. Is your favorite seat the “Best seat in the House”? It just may be come Saturday! During the nights events where you sit could win you one of several prizes and make your seat “The Best Seat in the House”.…

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This Weekend’s Event at Jackson Motor Speedway Cancelled

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This Weekend's Event at Jackson Motor Speedway Cancelled Waycross, GA (April 9, 2015) - This weekend's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, MS, scheduled for April 11th, has been cancelled. The region has been battered with torrential rains over the last few weeks and the grounds at Jackson Motor Speedway are too saturated for this coming weekend's events.  With more thunderstorms in the forecast, there is not enough time to allow the water table to fall for the grounds and racetrack to dry out. "We really hate to lose the event at…

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Attica Group Qualifying and Scales Procedures Detailed

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ATTICA, Ohio – When racing resumes at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, April 10 on Bazell Race Fuels Night the UMP late models and 305 sprints will use the group qualifying format (listed at www.atticaracewaypark.com) which is listed above the line-up boards at the pit tower. Attica’s weekly weight rule and scales procedures will be as follows: -The top 3 finishers in the A-main in the 410 sprints, UMP late models and 305 sprints must go to the scales. The weight rule requirements and information is on the track’s website in the rules section under each division and will be…

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Wells Hopes Volunteer State Doubleheader Produces More World of Outlaws Late Model Series Success

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Wells Hopes Volunteer State Doubleheader Produces More World of Outlaws Late Model Series Success   Kentucky Driver Prepares For Return To WoO LMS Action At Duck River Raceway ParkOn Friday & Tazewell Speedway On Saturday CONCORD, N.C. - April 7, 2015 - Eric Wells has good reason to be excited for this weekend's World of Outlaws Late Model Series doubleheader at Duck River Raceway Park and Tazewell Speedway. Besides finally returning to WoO LMS action after Mother Nature forced the national tour into a nearly two-month break following February's season-opening stretch of racing in Georgia and Florida, Wells is eager…

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Knaub Victorious at SSP’s Opening Night on Saturday

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Newberrytown, PA (April 4, 2015) – The Susquehanna Speedway Park opened up on Saturday night for the 61st season with four exciting divisions on a cool and windy night.  Dover’s Gene Knaub took the victory in the Bernheisel Race Components Late Model 25 lapper on opening night.  Loysville’s Jim Plam Jr. took the win by leading the final ten laps of the Street Stock 20 lapper.  Frankie Herr of Carlisle took the win in the 25-lap Super Sportsman tour race.  Chad Earnst from East Berlin won the Legends Cars 20-lap feature event.   Justin Ehrhart started on the pole position…

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2015 Season Is Underway For Dan Green and the Hot Rod Processing #46!

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Bechtelsville, PA – The 53rd year of Stock Car Racing started at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA on April 4th and it was a bumpy ride for Dan Green in the #46 NASCAR BRC Dirt Late Model. First time out with the 2015 LAZER X Chassis was in warm-ups and the car was fast right out of the box! Dan started 2nd in the first heat race of the night and after a couple tries at getting started he was able to move into the second spot at the drop of the green…

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GEICO East Bay WinterNationals – Presented by E3 Spark Plugs On MAVTV Tonight

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GEICO East Bay WinterNationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs On MAVTV Tonight WAYCROSS, GA (April 2, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event from East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL, (which was held on Thursday, February 12th) will air twice on the MAVTV network this Thursday, April 2nd at 6PM and 9PM (EDT). The 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals event was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. Filmed in front of a packed house, this event drew a talented field of drivers from all over the…

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$20,000 To Win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Just 12 Days Away

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Jamaica, VA – In just a matter of 12 short days the 2015 season gets underway for Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway with the running of the $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth.  That means some of the nations top dirt late model drivers will be making the trip to the ½ mile speed plant located in Jamaica, VA.   The event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will feature a 60 lap feature paying the winner a cool $20,000. The event will also include a $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model…

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Eckert Posts Season First, Gets Dirt Capitol LM Speedweek Starting Spot With Shootout Triumph

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HAGERSTOWN, MD. – Rick Eckert has one in the record books to get his season going in the Paul Crowl owned MastersBilt Late Model. The York Pa. veteran snatched the lead from Roy Deese Jr. on a fifth lap restart and never looked back in the Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic Late Model 25-lap feature. He later scored the $2,500 Hagerstown/Williams Grove Shootout triumph, an event postponed from Saturday evening to Sunday afternoon because of the extreme cold temperatures forecasted. The win rewarded him with a guaranteed starting spot in the June 6th Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek finale at Hagerstown/Dirt…

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Dirt Capitol Prepares for April Events

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HAGERSTOWN, MD – Following a bumpy March weather wise, Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol is ready to move onward and get into its scheduled April events. Several important/prestigious events are coming up. April opens with the Easter weekend event on Saturday the 4th. A regular line up of Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic Late Models, Malloy Ford Late Model Sportsman, K.Lynn Management Pure Stocks and Mason Dixon Auto Auction Hobby Stocks will compete. An Easter Egg Hunt will be held for the Kids Club at 4:30 with various prizes, crafts followed by pizza afterward. The season’s first Test and Tune session will be…

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Test N’ Tune at 34 Speedway

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Justin Newberry, Danville 36  Danville's Justin Newberry will be competing in the 305 sprint class this year at 34 Raceway. Newberry took advantage of 34 Raceway's Test N Tune day Saturday afternoon to prepare for his upcoming season. Newberry placed second in the point standings in 2014. Andy Huston, Roseville, Il Took the opportunity to get some track time with his sprint car before the start of the 2015 racing season at 34 Raceway's Test and Tune Day Saturday afternoon. Huston will be competing in the 305 sprint class  at 34 Raceway and hopes to hit most of the 360…

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SSP Postpones Saturday’s Pre-Season Test & Tune to Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Newberrytown, PA (March 26, 2015) – The Susquehanna Speedway Park has postponed the scheduled Test & Tune on Saturday, March 28 to Sunday, March 29 due to the predicted freezing temperatures on Saturday.  On Sunday, thegates will open at 2:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   Following Sunday, the next Test & Tune will be on Wednesday night, April 1.  The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.   The cost is $14.00 per person for pit passes and a…

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This Weekend’s Events at Jackson Motor Speedway Postponed and Ark-La-Tex Speedway Canceled

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This Weekend's Events at Jackson Motor Speedway Postponed and Ark-La-Tex Speedway Canceled Waycross, GA (March 23, 2015) - This weekend's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, MS, scheduled for March 27th, has been postponed until Saturday April 11th. The event at Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, LA, scheduled for March 28th, has been canceled, after no-suitable make-up date was found. The region has been battered with torrential rains over the last few weeks and last weekend, the grounds at both speedways are just already too saturated to be ready for events this coming weekend;…

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Moves Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 to April 17-18

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Moves Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 to April 17-18 Weekend Forecasts Predicting Sub-Freezing Temperatures At Farmer City Raceway Prompt Shift To Later Date FARMER CITY, Ill. - March 23, 2015 - Fans anxious to experience the Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100's new two-day format will have to wait a little longer than expected. With weekend forecasts calling for temperatures below freezing at Farmer City Raceway, officials have postponed the World of Outlaws Late Model Series event to April 17-18. The event's new date will feature the same format originally planned for this…

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Pearson Takes Third Career Indiana Icebreaker at Brownstown Speedway

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BROWNSTOWN, IN (March 21, 2015) - Earl Pearson Jr. claimed his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Indiana Icebreaker on Saturday Night at Brownstown Speedway. In front of a standing-room-only crowd, Pearson took the lead on lap two from Devin Moran and led the rest of the way for his second LOLMDS victory of the season in the Carlton and Kemp Lamm, Dunn-Benson Ford, Lucas Oil Products-sponsored Black Diamond Chassis.   Scott Bloomquist moved past Moran on lap 31 and chased down Pearson, but never found enough room to overtake him. Moran finished third, followed by Jimmy Owens, and…

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Davenport Decimates Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic Speedway

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CHILLICOTHE, OH (March 20, 2015) - Jonathan Davenport led every lap of a fast and furious Buckeye Spring 50 on Friday Night at Atomic Speedway. With the win, Davenport takes over the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points lead heading to Brownstown Speedway on Saturday Night. Josh Richards briefly took the lead from Davenport on a restart, but Davenport quickly shot back around him re-taking the lead. Richards came home in second, followed by 17th starting Mason Zeigler, Chris Brown, and Jimmy Owens. "The car was unbelievable all night long. We found a…

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The General Tire Golden Isles Speedway Nationals Presented by E3 Spark Plugs airs on MAVTV Tonight

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WAYCROSS, GA (March 19, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opening event from Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA, that was held on February 6th, will air twice on Thursday, March 19th at 6PM and 9PM EST on the MAVTV Network. The Super Bowl of Racing opening weekend was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. This year's Super Bowl of Racing is just one of fifteen (15) LOLMDS events that will air on TV in 2015.   Fans are encouraged to tune in and watch this event…

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The General Tire Golden Isles Speedway Nationals Presented by E3 Spark Plugs Airs on MAVTV Tonight

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WAYCROSS, GA (March 19, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opening event from Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA, that was held on February 6th, will air twice on Thursday, March 19th at 6PM and 9PM EST on the MAVTV Network. The Super Bowl of Racing opening weekend was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. This year's Super Bowl of Racing is just one of fifteen (15) LOLMDS events that will air on TV in 2015.   Fans are encouraged to tune in and watch this event…

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I-30 Speedway Cancels Saturday’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event Due To Wet Conditions Following Winter Storms

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  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – March 17, 2015 – Lingering wet conditions from the same winter storm systems that led to the cancellation of Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway’s March 20World of Outlaws Late Model Series event have forced officials from I-30 Speedway to also cancel the WoO LMS event scheduled for March 21 at I-30. Large accumulations of snow that have slowly thawed and frequent rain have left the quarter-mile oval and its surrounding facility heavily saturated, with large portions of the track’s pit area inaccessible. With forecasts predicting more wet weather later in the week, track promoter Tracey Clay…

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Virginia Motor Speedway releases ticket pricing for April 11th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth

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Jamaica, VA – The buzz surrounding the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth has prompted track owner Bill Sawyer to once again offer the fans an exceptional “Fan Friendly” ticket pricing package for the $20,000 to win, one-day show on Saturday April 11, 2015. This year’s event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will also feature at $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model “National Bonus” event.   “I think it’s important that we look after the working man’s pocketbook, to make it affordable for him to be able to come to Virginia Motor Speedway for…

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Travis Varnadore Wins Opening Night In The Late Models Paying $1,000 At East Bay Raceway Park

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GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway on Saturday night, feature winners on the 1/3-mile clay oval were Billy Holmes for the Limited Late Models, Jeremy Simpson for the V8 Warriors, Travis Varnadore in the Late Models, Tim Gay in the Q Auto & Injury Attorneys Street Stocks and Jeff Lacey in the Motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers. In the 15-lap Limited Late Model Feature it was Billy Holmes picking up his very first win in a Limited Late Model. Rounding out the top three were Forrest Gough and Paul Gibbs. Ed Hill won the heat race early on. In the 15-lap…

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Wet Conditions Following Winter Storms Force Cancellation Of Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway’s March 20 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event

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Decision On Status Of March 21 WoO LMS Event At I-30 Speedway To Be Announced Soon   CALVERT CITY, Ky. - March 15, 2015 - The strong storms that brought record amounts of snow to Kentucky and surrounding states this winter have claimed Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway's Bluegrass Nationals. Track and series officials have announced the World of Outlaws Late Model Series event scheduled for Fri., March 20 has been cancelled due to extremely wet conditions at the track following the region's latest round of winter weather. Large accumulations of snow that have slowly thawed have prevented and continue to…

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KYLE HARDY POSTS DIRT CAPITOL’S GRAND OPENING $3,000 LATE MODEL SPECIAL

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KYLE HARDY POSTS DIRT CAPITOL’S GRAND OPENING $3,000 LATE MODEL SPECIAL HAGERSTOWN, MD. – Following a one week delay due to inferior weather conditions, Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol LLC was off and running with the Opening Day Special as was Kyle Hardy who grabbed the lead from Jamie Lathroum following a second lap restart and went on to score the 30-lap Late Model feature worth $3,000. The win didn’t come without controversy as contact was made with Walker Arthur on the final lap who did return the bump following the feature and was scored last. “I don’t really like running people…

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Brandon Overton Announces Plans To Follow World Of Outlaws Late Model Series, Joins Impressive 2015 Rookie Class

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Brandon Overton Announces Plans To Follow World Of Outlaws Late Model Series, Joins Impressive 2015 Rookie Class   Up-And-Coming Georgia Driver Hopes Strong February Performances Lead To Successful First National Touring Season CONCORD, N.C. - March 13, 2015 - Brandon Overton didn't get enough of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series when the national tour visited his home region in February so he's making plans to join the series on the road. The 23-year-old standout from Appleton, Ga., has officially entered this year's WoO LMS Rookie of the Year chase and will be eligible for the $10,000 prize awarded…

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Chub Frank On The Mend After Undergoing Knee Replacement Surgery Following February’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events

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CONCORD, N.C. - March 10, 2015 - After his resurgence during February's World of Outlaws Late Model Series swing through Georgia and Florida, Chub Frank should be chomping at the bit for the national tour to return to action. Instead, the 53-year-old from Bear Lake, Pa., is wishing there were a few more weeks before he and the rest of the WoO LMS regulars head to Kentucky and Arkansas for a March 20-21 doubleheader at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway and I-30 Speedway. That's because Frank is recovering from knee replacement surgery on his left knee on Feb. 23, two days…

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Boosted By Unprecedented Success In Georgia & Florida, Clanton Takes Aim At First World of Outlaws Late Model Series Championship

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  Picture Courtesy of woolms.com CONCORD, N.C. - March 4, 2015 - Shane Clanton still has to occasionally pinch himself to make sure his fantastic start to 2015 wasn't all a dream. Emerging from a nightmarish 2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series campaign that ranked among his worst seasons statistically, Clanton, 39, of Zebulon, Ga., began the 2015 season in top form in claiming four victories and finishing among the top five in all seven WoO LMS events during the national tour's annual early-season trek through Georgia and Florida. The stellar start was a complete turnaround from Clanton's winless…

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Five Different Winners in Nine Events, Pearson Top of Tight Series Point Standings

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WAYCROSS, GA (March 4, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has completed nine (9) sanctioned events so far in 2015, with five (5) different drivers visiting victory lane to date.  The series has seen some intense and fierce battles with competition at an all-time high with fifty-four (54) different drivers competing at least once with the series.  The 2015 season got started at Golden Isles Speedway, which had a jam-packed house every night, at the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing.  Eddie Carrier Jr of Salt Rock, WV, Earl Pearson Jr. of Jacksonville, FL and Jonathan Davenport…

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MOTHER NATURE NOT READY TO COOPERATE, DIRT CAPITOL POSTPONES SUNDAY’S OPENER

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HAGERSTOWN, MD: This Sunday, March 8th, was to be the Opening Day Special at Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol, however continuing adverse weather has not provided suitable conditions to proceed. With snow already on the grounds and the Conococheague Creek behind the speedway froze solid, Mother Nature and Old Man Winter are not letting up as measurable snow is also currently forecast Wednesday into Thursday. Promoter Ernie Davis has pushed Sunday’s Opening Day Special ahead a week to Sunday the 15th with the same program that begins at 1:00 p.m. (warm-ups at 12:30) and features Late Models competing for $3,000, Late Model…

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Clanton Completes DIRTcar Nationals Domination With Unprecedented Fourth Victory In Five Events At Volusia Speedway Park

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Photo Courtesy of woolms.com BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 21, 2015 - Putting an exclamation mark on his tremendous DIRTcar Nationals performance, Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., led the final 19 laps ofSaturday's World of Outlaws Late Model Series main event to claim his fourth victory in five races at Volusia Speedway Park's annual week of Super Late Model racing. The utter domination solidifies Clanton's recovery from a dismal 2014 season the saw the 39-year-old racer go winless on the WoO LMS for the first time since the national tour was restarted in 2004. Looking for his first ever WoO LMS…

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2015 DIRTcar Nationals Notebook Day Seven

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2015 DIRTcar Nationals Notebook Day Seven By: Brooklyn Kennedy   -What an ending to a great week of racing at Volusia Speedway. Saturday night was by far the most entertaining night of racing of the week. There was the most action in both the Late Models and Modifieds then there had been to date. But it was also Championship Night so there should have been.   -The Late Model feature was just an outstanding feature event. To watch Tim McCreadie, Shane Clanton, Scott Bloomquist, and Jimmy Owens going at it for the lead for the majority of the race was…

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2015 DIRTcar Nationals Notebook Day Five

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2015 DIRTcar Nationals Notebook Day Five By: Brooklyn Kennedy -It was a very chilly night at Volusia on Thursday. With it being in the low 30s for most of the racing action, there really was a decline in fan count from the past several days. I think with the final two days seeing warmer race time temperatures and having the same two divisions running, it kept a lot of fans home.   -Shane Clanton is having a heck of a week so far. He scored his second Late Model win of the week after holding off some tough challenges from…

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2015 DIRTcar Nationals Notebook Day Four

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Yesterday’s notebook was cancelled due to rain just like the races. Two inches of rain fell at Volusia Speedway on Tuesday, which forced the cancellation. With that amount of rain the track crew did a fantastic job of getting the track race ready today. The surface was perfect, especially for the Late Model feature. -The first thing I noticed as I arrived at the track was Rick Laubach working on his car all by himself. It’s great to see a driver taking the extra time to put so much effort into preparing the car. It paid off in the long…

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Richards Claims Milestone 50th World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory With First Series Triumph Of 2015 At Bubba Raceway Park

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OCALA, Fla. - Feb. 15, 2015 - Josh Richards' long wait for his 50th career World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory is finally over. More than 15 months after wrapping up his third WoO LMS championship with his 49th series victory in the tour's 2013 season finale, Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., topped a back-and-forth battle with Tim McCreadie of Watertown, N.Y., midway through Sunday'sBubba Army Winter Nationals finale and pulled away from Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., during the race's closing laps to claim a $10,175 triumph at Bubba Raceway Park. The 26-year-old Richards reached the 50-win milestone with…

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Heckenast Overcomes Challengers To Claim First World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory In Saturday’s Bubba Army Winter Nationals A-Main

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OCALA, Fla. - Feb. 14, 2015 - Frank Heckenast Jr. refused to be denied again. The second-year national traveler nearly saw another chance at his breakthrough World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory slip through his fingers Saturday night at Bubba Raceway Park when Shane Clanton snuck by him late in the 3/8-mile oval's 50-lap race. But instead of settling for another near-miss, Heckenast, 26, of Frankfort, Ill., dug deep and willed himself back to the lead one lap later. The 2014 WoO LMS Rookie of the Year held off both Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., and hard-charging Josh Richards of…

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Billy Moyer Dominates the East Bay Winternationals Finale

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TAMPA, FL (February 14, 2015) - Billy Moyer picked up his third victory of the week in the 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals on Saturday Night. Moyer pulled away late to win for the 26th time in his Hall-of-Fame career at East Bay Raceway Park. Moyer survived a side-by-side tussle with Jimmy Owens to take the win in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event.   Defending LOLMDS National Champion, Don O'Neal, finished second, followed by Jonathan Davenport, Owens, and Jared Landers.   Owens led the first 28 laps of the 50 lap main event with Moyer following…

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Lanigan Tops Late Battle With Richards To Claim Opening Round Of Bubba Raceway Park’s Bubba Army Winter Nationals

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OCALA, Fla. - Feb. 13, 2015 - Turning around his sluggish start to the season, Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., topped a late duel with Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., duringFriday's DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned A-Main at Bubba Raceway Park to earn a $5,000 victory during the opening night of the fourth annual Bubba Army Winter Nationals. Lanigan, the three-time and defending World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion, rallied after losing the lead to Richards on lap 20 of the 30-lapper and retook command when Richards struggled with traffic on lap 26. The 44-year-old Lanigan pulled away through the race's final…

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Billy Moyer Wins Make-Up Winter Nationals Event at East Bay Raceway Park

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TAMPA, FL (February 13, 2015) - Billy Moyer took the lead at the start of tonight's 25-lap Monday Make-Up Winternationals event at East Bay Raceway Park and never looked back. Brandon Sheppard closed the gap in the second half of the race, and challenged Moyer on several occasions, but could never quite pull even with the veteran from Batesville, Arkansas. Following Moyer and Sheppard to the finish were Billy Moyer Jr., Gregg Satterlee, and Devin Moran.   "We just missed the set-up in that first race tonight; we had just enough time to make some adjustments for this race. We…

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Billy Moyer Marches into Victory Lane Thursday Night at East Bay Raceway Park

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TAMPA, FL (February 12, 2015) - Billy Moyer took the lead on lap 6 and never looked back as he marched on to his 24th Winternationals win Thursday night at East Bay Raceway Park. Billy Moyer and Brandon Sheppard battled back and forth for several laps until Moyer finally mastered a consistent line around the famed "Clay by the Bay" and set-sail on his way to victory lane. Following Moyer to the stripe were Mike Benedum, Brandon Sheppard, Steve Casebolt, and Dennis Franklin. "It feels good to get back to victory lane at East Bay, They went out and worked…

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