Dirt Late Models

Pearson Powers to Pole Position at Magnolia

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Pearson Powers to Pole Position at Magnolia Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS COLUMBUS, MS (June 15th, 2018) - Earl Pearson Jr. and Jimmy Owens will make up the front row for Saturday night's, $20,000 to win Country Pleasin' "Clash at the Mag" at Magnolia Motor Speedway. Pearson, who set the Miller Welders Overall Fast Time for the night, rallied to edge Kyle Bronson at the finish line in Eibach Springs Heat Race #1. Pearson, piloting the Ronnie and Terri Stuckey-owned, Lucas Oil Products, Black Diamond Chassis will be looking for his first win in the annual event since 2010. Bronson…

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Contact at Stateline Speedway Causes Controversy Between Sheppard and Madden

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Contact at Stateline Speedway Causes Controversy Between Sheppard and Madden Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photo By: Eileen Shrey/WoOLMs BUSTI, NY – June 14, 2018 – Brandon Sheppard collected his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the 2018 season at Stateline Speedway on Thursday evening. The New Berlin, IL driver hijacked the lead from Chris Madden on lap 35 after a restart. As the drivers headed into turn two, contact was made ultimately sending Madden in a 180-degree spin and to a complete stop. Madden, who had led every lap up until that point, was then sent…

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Young Talents Emerge in Rookie Battle

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Young Talents Emerge in Rookie Battle Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (June 12th, 2018) - The battle for the Lucas Oil Products Rookie of the Year - Presented by Hot Rod Processing is heating up. Kyle Bronson of Brandon, Florida is looking to capitalize on his success in recent years, as he tackles the grueling demands of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The 27-year-old pilots the No. 40B Sweet-Bloomquist Race Car - powered by a Durham Racing Engine. He is sponsored by: Brandon Ford, Brandon Collision, RACECAR Engineering, Dirtwrap, Hoosier Racing Tires, and…

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CLASH AT THE MAG UP NEXT

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CLASH AT THE MAG UP NEXT Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (June 11th, 2018) - A band of the nation's top dirt late model drivers will soon converge at Magnolia Motor Speedway for the annual Country Pleasin' "Clash at the Mag." This blockbuster weekend, held June 14th-16th, will see the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with a talented group of local and regional standouts, in pursuit of a $20,000 top prize. The activities will get underway on Thursday, June 14th, with an open practice session for all divisions from 7:00pm…

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World of Outlaws vs. DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals

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World of Outlaws vs. DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals Two star-studded shootouts will cap off the month of June Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – June 11, 2018 ­– The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals stars get set to collide for two thrilling shootouts to cap off the month of June. The battle between the best Late Model drivers in the country begins at Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, IN on June 29 and leads to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO on June…

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Super Late Models ‘Clash for Cash’ Friday, June 29 At Georgetown Speedway

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It’s “Super Season” At Georgetown Speedway: Super Late Models ‘Clash for Cash’ Friday, June 29 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – It’s ‘Super season’ at Georgetown Speedway. The powerful Super Late Models make their first start of 2018 at Georgetown Speedway on Friday, June 29 with the ‘Clash for Cash’ paying a healthy $3,500 to win for 35 laps on the Sussex County half-mile oval. The Super Late Model division has yet to compete on the progressive banking put into place during the off-season. Practice sessions have been positive, with side-by-side racing expected. The…

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Firecracker 100 Kickball Game, Raffle and Auction Benefit LUNGevity Foundation

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Firecracker 100 Kickball Game, Raffle and Auction Benefit LUNGevity Foundation Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– June 4, 2018–The 12th annual Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway is just around the corner. Both fans and drivers look forward to three days of racing and three times the party. The party starts on Thursday, June 21, continues on Friday, June, 22 and concludes on Saturday, June 23. All three nights contain complete Sears Craftsman shootouts with $6,000-to-win on both Thursday and Friday. The finale event begins on Saturday as the stars of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late…

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Owens Slides Past Madden for Win at Volunteer Speedway

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Owens Slides Past Madden for Win at Volunteer Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff/WoOLMs BULLS GAP, TN – June 2, 2018 – Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN collected his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the 2018 season after a thrilling feature event at Volunteer Speedway. Owens and Chris Madden battled for the lead for the majority of the race until Owens successfully completed the pass on lap 47 of the 50-lap Sears Craftsman Feature. The Newport Nightmare's victory brought the crowd to its feet in jubilation. “Man, it was an awesome, awesome…

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STARKS STRIKES FOR FIRST CAREER PORT ROYAL SPRINT CAR WIN

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TREY STARKS STRIKES FOR FIRST CAREER PORT ROYAL SPRINT CAR WIN, RINE HOLDS OFF YODER FOR TRI-TRACK LATE MODEL CHALLENGE Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. –Trey Starks of Puyallup, Washington, struck of his first career Port Royal Speedway sprint car win on Saturday night, out-dueling Aaron Reutzel and Greg Hodnett for the victory, worth $3,600. In the 30-lap Tri-Track Late Model Challenge event for super late models, Jeff Rine held off the advances of Dylan Yoder to pick up his third win of the season at the track, worth $3,000. And the 15-lap…

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Hedgecock Collects First-Ever World of Outlaws Win

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Cory Hedgecock Collects First-Ever World of Outlaws Win Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff/WoOLMs SEYMOUR, TN- June 1, 2018- On Friday evening, Cory Hedgecock collected the biggest win of his career in front of a packed house at 411 Motor Speedway. The Loudon, TN driver etched his name on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series All-Time Wins list alongside the greatest Late Model drivers in history. “I knew if I ever had a chance at winning one of these races, it was no doubt going to be here,” said Hedgecock. “I am tickled to death... This…

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WOLFE MAKES IT BACK-TO-BACK WEIKERT MEMORIAL WINS

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LUCAS WOLFE MAKES IT BACK-TO-BACK PORT ROYAL WEIKERT MEMORIAL WINS Rick Eckert Sweeps Super Late Model Port Royal Weekend Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Lucas Wolfe made it back to back triumphs in the Port Royal Speedway Bob Weikert Memorial for 410 sprint cars on Sunday night, scoring his second win in a row in the prestigious race, earning $10,000 for the big win. In the Northeast Ultimate Super Late Model Series feature, York’s Rick Eckert completed a clean sweep of weekend late model action at the track, scoring a convincing win…

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Bloomquist Bags Sixth Show-Me 100

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Bloomquist Bags Sixth Show-Me 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WHEATLAND, MO (May 26, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist took over the lead on lap 70 and never looked back en route to his sixth career Show-Me 100 on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. Jimmy Owens held the point until contact with another car sent him spinning in turn four to bring out a caution flag. Owens then had to go to the tail-end of the lead lap. He later would drop out of the race for a disappointing 23rd-place finish. Mike Marlar forged ahead in the…

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Owens Back in Victory Lane at Lucas Oil Speedway

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Owens Back in Victory Lane at Lucas Oil Speedway Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WHEATLAND, MO (May 25, 2018) - Jimmy Owens claimed his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of the season in the Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson on Friday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. A torrid five-car battle for the lead took place in the first 13 laps of the 40-lap main event. Zeigler led the first 13 laps until Owens, who started eighth roared to the lead. Owens then maintained a steady pace until the finish holding a comfortable margin…

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Bloomquist Masters Cowboy Classic

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Bloomquist Masters Cowboy Classic Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WHEATLAND, MO (May 24, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist led all 45 laps to win the 5th Annual Cowboy Classic on Thursday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. The 54-year-old three-time, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion picked up his third series win of the season and the 596th of his career. Bloomquist had to hold off current Lucas Oil MLRA points leader, Chad Simpson after a late-race caution for the victory. Hudson O'Neal finished in third followed by 16th starting Mike Marlar and 18th starting Brian Shirley. Bloomquist…

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Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge Back at Show-Me 100

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Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge Back at Show-Me 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (May 23, 2018) - The goal is simple, win, and you're in. The Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge will again offer Show-Me 100 non-qualifiers a last chance to chase the big prize. "At the end of the day, there's a lot of guys loading up their stuff and we're giving 24 of them another opportunity," said Midwest Sheet Metal owner Chris Davis. The winner of the 20-lap, Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge has the choice of keeping their $2,500 winnings, or forfeiting their earnings…

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Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Up Next

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Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Up Next Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (May 21, 2018) - One of dirt late model racing's crown jewel events will take center stage this weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway. The nation's top dirt late model drivers will invade the state-of-the-art 3/8-mile oval, May 24-26 for the 26th edition of the Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com. The event is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association (MLRA). Full programs are scheduled for three consecutive nights, culminating with Saturday's 100-lap,…

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Davenport Shines in NAPA North Star Nationals

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Davenport Shines in NAPA North Star Nationals Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS SPRING VALLEY, MN (May 19, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport fended off a late race charge from Bobby Pierce on Saturday night to find Victory Lane in the inaugural NAPA Auto Parts North Star Nationals at Deer Creek Speedway. Pierce settled for a runner-up finish for the second consecutive night, just 0.281 seconds behind the race winner. Chad Simpson finished in third, with Don O'Neal and Scott Bloomquist rounding out the top five. Jimmy Mars bolted to the lead at the start of the main event…

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Late Pass Propels Pearson at 141 Speedway

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Late Pass Propels Pearson at 141 Speedway Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MARIBEL, WI (May 18, 2018) - Earl Pearson Jr. made the leap into the infield pond on Friday night, a tradition for first-time winners at 141 Speedway. Pearson, in the Ronnie Stuckey-owned, Lucas Oil Products, Black Diamond Chassis passed race-long leader Bobby Pierce on lap 44 and then sped on to win his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event on the season. Pierce led the first 43 laps of the 50-lap main event until Pearson made his way underneath the 21-year-old driver of…

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World of Outlaws Return to Iowa for First Time Since 2016

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World of Outlaws Return to Iowa for First Time Since 2016 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– May 18, 2018– After a one year hiatus from Iowa, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returns to the Hawkeye State three times in 2018, including stops at Dubuque Speedway on July 6, Davenport Speedway on July 24, and Farley Speedway on August 6. As part of the Series’ 30th commemorative anniversary season, the Outlaws are returning to several tracks visited in the early years. Davenport Speedway and Farley Speedway both made their debuts with the World…

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Final Pass Through Tennessee in 2018 for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series

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Final Pass Through Tennessee in 2018 for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– May 18, 2018– The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series kicks off the month of June in Tennessee for two thrilling 50-lap $10,000-to-win feature events. The Series’ final stop in the Volunteer State this season will begin on June 1 at Seymour, Tennessee’s 411 Motor Speedway and will conclude in Bulls Gap, TN at Volunteer Speedway on June 2. As part of the Series’ 30th commemorative anniversary season, the Outlaws will invade new territory with…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Drivers Ready for Midwest Tripleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Model Drivers Ready for Midwest Tripleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (May 15, 2018) - In the week ahead, the warriors of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will tackle three states in three days, with three action-packed events along the way. 141 Speedway in Maribel, WI will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time on Friday, May 18. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. The Street Stocks and Sport Modifieds will serve as…

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World of Outlaws Get Set for Outlaw Invasion at Atomic Speedway on May 18-19

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World of Outlaws Get Set for Outlaw Invasion at Atomic Speedway on May 18-19 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CHILLICOTHE, OH– May 15, 2018– The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series gets set for a doubleheader weekend of two complete $10,000-to-win shows at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio on May 18-19 for the Outlaw Invasion. Last year, Devin Moran collected his first-ever World of Outlaws win at the 3/8-mile dirt track. “It was definitely pretty cool just for the simple fact that it was in my home state and I like that place a lot,” said…

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Jimmy Owens Lands First in Flight 100 Victory

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Jimmy Owens Lands First in Flight 100 Victory Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FAYETTEVILLE, NC– May 12, 2018– Jimmy Owens outran the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series regulars at Fayetteville Motor Speedway to claim a $25,001 payday during the inaugural First in Flight 100 presented by Hoker Trucking. The veteran driver of Newport, TN also collected an extra $2,001 on Friday evening after winning the 10-lap “Big C Dash for Cash” which honored the late Carlton Lamm. “This works out great because we were kind of up in arms about even coming and Jim [Long]…

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Frank Officially Retires from World of Outlaws Competition After 14 Consecutive Seasons

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Chub Frank Officially Retires from World of Outlaws Competition After 14 Consecutive Seasons Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – May 9, 2018– After more than 14 consecutive seasons together, Chub Frank has officially retired from competition with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. Frank has entered every World of Outlaws event since the Series rekindled in 2004 (except for two races due to an injury). Over the years, Frank has collected 16 World of Outlaws wins, with his first win being on April 23, 2004 in his home state of Pennsylvania at Lernerville…

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Mike Marlar Tames Cherokee Speedway

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Mike Marlar Tames Cherokee Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GAFFNEY, SC– May 4, 2018– Mike Marlar claimed his first World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the 2018 season on Friday at Cherokee Speedway in front of a full house. The Winfield Warrior led all 50-laps of the Craftsman Club Feature en route to a $10,000 payday. “Getting that first win behind you is a big thing. It’s a confidence booster and lets you know you’re doing the right things,” said Marlar in Victory Lane. “Ronny Delk, my car owner, man, he just an…

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Owens’ Misfortune Spells Victory for Davenport

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Owens' Misfortune Spells Victory for Davenport Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAZEWELL, TN (May 4, 2018) - The fastest car doesn't always win the race and that was the case in the Toyota Knoxville 50 on Friday night at Tazewell Speedway. Jonathan Davenport inherited the lead when Jimmy Owens left the race on lap 46 with terminal issues. Davenport then held off a hard-charging Tim McCreadie for his fifth series win of the season. McCreadie finished a close second, with Don O'Neal coming home in third. Dennis Erb Jr. and Earl Pearson Jr. rounded out the top…

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Brandon Sheppard bags his third Series win of 2018 at Lavonia Speedway

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Brandon Sheppard bags his third Series win of 2018 at Lavonia Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAVONIA, GA– May 3, 2018– Brandon Sheppard led flag-to-flag in front of a packed house at Lavonia Speedway to claim his third World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series feature win of the 2018 season. The New Berlin, Ill. driver entered the event at Lavonia 40-points behind Chris Madden in the Series point standings. Unfortunately for Madden, on the half-way mark of the feature he suffered from a broken rear end which took him out of the remainder of the…

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Doubleheader Awaits Lucas Oil Late Models

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Doubleheader Awaits Lucas Oil Late Models Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (May 2, 2018) - A weekend doubleheader awaits the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, at Tazewell Speedway on May 4 followed by Florence Speedway on May 5. Tazewell Speedway, widely known as the world's fastest 1/3-mile oval is accustomed to thrilling, edge of your seat racing action, lap after lap. The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are expected to challenge regional standouts such as: Dakotah Knuckles, Shanon Buckingham, Billy Ogle Jr., Casey Roberts, Robby Moses, Brian Smith, Chicky Barton,…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Gear Up for Triple Header Weekend Down South

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Gear Up for Triple Header Weekend Down South Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– May 1, 2018– The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series continues its swing through the South this week with three stops at three separate tracks: Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, GA on May 3; Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC on May 4; and the annual Billy Clanton Classic at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, GA on May 5. The triple-header multi-track weekend will kick off a busy month of May for the World of Outlaws. Georgia-natives…

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Pierce Goes Back to Back in Illinois

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Pierce Goes Back to Back in Illinois Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MACON, IL (April 28, 2018) - Going back-to-back with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Bobby Pierce fought his way to victory at Macon Speedway on Saturday night. Pierce held off a fiercely challenging Ryan Unzicker to win the St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100. Unzicker briefly took the lead coming off of turn number four on lap 93, but Pierce battled back regaining the top spot a lap later. Pierce held off a furious charge from Unzicker on the final lap to score the win.…

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McDowell Rebounds for Tennessee Tipoff Finale

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McDowell Rebounds for Tennessee Tipoff Finale Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN– April 28, 2018­– The fifth annual Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway concluded on Saturday evening where Dale McDowell led flag-to-flag in the 50-lap main event to claim the $10,000 check and collect his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory of the 2018 season. Just one night prior, the driver of Chickamauga, GA was forced to retire early on lap 33 due to extensive damage on the No.17m. “Everybody worked hard on it last night and today,” said McDowell. “Shane (McDowell)…

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Chris “Smokey” Madden Collects First Series Win of 2018 at Smoky Mountain Speedway

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Chris "Smokey" Madden Collects First Series Win of 2018 at Smoky Mountain Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Chris Dolack/WoOLMs Maryville, TN- April 27, 2018- Chris “Smokey” Madden swept the evening at Smoky Mountain Speedway for the first of two nights for the 5th annual Tennessee Tipoff. The driver of the Barry Wright Race Cars House Car claimed the PFC Fast Time award, his heat win and led all 50 laps of the Craftsman Club Feature. “We’ve had a great racecar all night ever since we unloaded,” said Madden in Victory Lane. “We were off just a little when…

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Pierce Scores Emotional Tri-City Triumph

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Pierce Scores Emotional Tri-City Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GRANITE CITY, IL (April 27, 2018) - Bobby Pierce scored his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Friday night at Tri-City Speedway. The 21-year-old returned to his home state for the first time this season and led all 50 laps on his way to win the RockAuto.com Busch 50 - presented by Campbell University. Pierce withstood a late-race challenge from Tim McCreadie to become the eighth different winner on the tour in 2018. McCreadie finished in second, followed by Jimmy Owens,…

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Outlaws Set to Kick Off Smoky Mountain Speedway’s 2018 Season

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Outlaws Set to Kick Off Smoky Mountain Speedway’s 2018 Season Tennessee Tipoff goes green Friday and Saturday, Thursday’s practice canceled Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN– April 25, 2018– The Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway will kick off on Friday, April 27 and conclude on Saturday, April 28. With sun and 70-degree temperatures forecast for the weekend, excitement is high for the big event. Track officials have canceled Thursday’s open practice due to the passing thunderstorms. The doubleheader weekend will consist of complete shootouts on both nights including qualifying, heat races, Last Chance Showdowns, and…

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Several Drivers Searching for First Win of Season at Smoky Mountain Speedway

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Several Drivers Searching for First Win of Season at Smoky Mountain Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN– April 25, 2018– This past weekend Mother Nature finally showed some mercy to the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. After 62 days without being able to race due to bad weather, things certainly turned around in Meridian, MS with three beautiful days of thrilling dirt late model action. Brandon Sheppard and Billy Moyer Jr. found their way to Victory Lane on Friday and Saturday evening (April 20-21), cashing in $10,000 after the 50-lap events. This week…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Set for Illinois Doubleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Models Set for Illinois Doubleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (April 24, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will make their presence known in the "Land of Lincoln" this weekend, returning to Tri-City Speedway and Macon Speedway for a pair of $12,000-to-win events. The weekend doubleheader to wrap up the month of April will kick off on Friday, April 27 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL, followed by an appearance at Macon Speedway in Macon, IL on Saturday, April 28. At both venues, the nation's top dirt late…

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2018 LOLMDS Marketing Partners and Award Programs Announced

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2018 LOLMDS Marketing Partners and Award Programs Announced Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (April 25, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showcases the talents of the nation's elite dirt late model teams to millions of fans across the country. The "in your face" excitement of the nation's premier dirt late model sanction is made possible by the support of many important sponsors and marketing partners. "We'd like to thank all of the 2018 sponsors and marketing partners who see the value in our organization. We can attribute the strength and success of…

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Bloomquist Banks First Port Royal Victory

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Bloomquist Banks First Port Royal Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORT ROYAL, PA (April 22, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist continued his hot-streak on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, winning Sunday night's Rumble by the River at Port Royal Speedway. Bloomquist took the lead on lap two and never looked back en route to his 88th career series victory. Josh Richards fought back to finish in second with Earl Pearson Jr. taking third. Tim McCreadie and Darrell Lanigan completed the top five drivers. Jimmy Owens led the first lap until Bloomquist, who started fourth on…

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Dominant Davenport Rules Hagerstown

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Dominant Davenport Rules Hagerstown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 21, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport drove-away from the field on Saturday night at to win the 37th Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic. The current championship points leader became the eleventh different victor in eleven appearances by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Hagerstown Speedway. Davenport withstood the challenges of defending track champion Kyle Lee, and Scott Bloomquist early on en route to his fourth series win of the year. Bloomquist held off numerous charges by young Tyler Bare, who was competing in only the…

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Mid-Atlantic Tripleheader On Tap For LOLMDS

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Mid-Atlantic Tripleheader On Tap For LOLMDS Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (April 17, 2018) - A busy weekend awaits the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, with three events across three states, on three consecutive nights, beginning Friday. The nation's top dirt late model drivers will converge at three of the Mid-Atlantic's fastest dirt ovals, chasing over $130,000 in prize money. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio on Friday, April 20. The Steel Valley 50 presented by Performance Bodies and Barris Truck Service…

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Robinson, Whaley, Hubbard Join Strong RUSH Late Model Field for Thursday’s ‘Battle of the Bay’ Event

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Ross Robinson, Amanda Whaley, Austin Hubbard Join Strong RUSH Late Model Field for Thursday’s ‘Battle of the Bay’ Event Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Northeast’s top RUSH Late Model talent will converge on Georgetown Speedway this Thursday night (April 19). For the first time in the history of the Sussex County half-mile track, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series invades for a “Marquee Tour” event paying $2,000 to the winner as part of a four-night Mid-Atlantic ‘Battle of the Bay’ Speedweek. Area Super Late Model stars are gearing…

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Six Weeks and Nearly $600,000 On the Line for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models

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Six Weeks and Nearly $600,000 On the Line for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Early season weather woes make for lucrative, action-packed April and May Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– April 9, 2018– Mother Nature got the best of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in March, but with rescheduled events that means an even more eventful Spring! An impressive stretch of racing lies ahead of the Series with six non-stop weekends of racing visiting seven states. In six weeks’ time, the Outlaws, alongside local and regional drivers who are up for…

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Take Two – Atomic and Brownstown this Weekend

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Take Two - Atomic and Brownstown this Weekend Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (April 9, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN this weekend. A strong contingent of local and regional standouts are expected to battle the elite drivers of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in the 4th Annual Buckeye Spring 50 on Friday, April 13th. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. The…

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Buzz Builds for Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 ‘Battle of the Bay’

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Buzz Builds for Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 ‘Battle of the Bay’ Featuring Sunoco Modified and RUSH Late Model Double-Headliner Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A definite “buzz” is in the air surrounding the ‘Battle of the Bay’ at Georgetown Speedway. The first-time happening at the Sussex County half-mile oval takes place on Thursday, April 19 with two headline events on the docket. Thanks to a pair of generous sponsors, the stakes have risen for the Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds. Taylor and Messick of Harrington, Del., has boosted the winner’s share of the Modified…

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Bilstein Shock Absorbers Renews Lucas Oil Partnership

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Bilstein Shock Absorbers Renews Lucas Oil Partnership Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (April 5, 2018) - Bilstein, the world's leading manufacturer of monotube pressure shock absorbers, is continuing its grassroots racing support in 2018. BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers is a marquee brand that has been involved in many forms of motorsports globally for more than 50 years. "I'm very excited to have Bilstein and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series working together for 2018. At Bilstein, we're working on some next age technology with our partners and I'm very excited to see what the future…

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Bad Boy 98 Heats Up Lucas Oil Season

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Bad Boy 98 Heats Up Lucas Oil Season Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (April 2, 2018) - The nation's top dirt late model drivers will return to Batesville Motor Speedway on April 6-7 for the annual Bad Boy 98, the first of two stops of the 2018 campaign at the Batesville, Arkansas oval. The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will challenge several regional standouts and other top drivers from around the country - all chasing the $20,000 top prize. The marquee event is sure to produce some of the most thrilling,…

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Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 Program Appeals To Modified and Late Model Fans Alike

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Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 Program Appeals To Modified and Late Model Fans Alike Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The appetites of both Modified and Late Model fans will be satisfied on Thursday, April 19 at Georgetown Speedway. The ‘Battle of the Bay’ early season midweek program is headlined by an exciting doubleheader of RUSH Late Models, the first-ever touring series race for the division at Georgetown, and Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds in a $3,000-to-win main event. For the first time in history, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring series…

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Sheppard Notches Third Lucas Oil Win of 2018

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Sheppard Notches Third Lucas Oil Win of 2018 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PHENIX CITY, AL (March 24, 2018) - Brandon Sheppard piloted the Mark Richards Racing, Rocket Chassis House Car to his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Saturday night. Sheppard held off a hard-charging Scott Bloomquist en route to Victory Lane in the 21st Annual Bama Bash at East Alabama Motor Speedway. Sheppard bolted to the lead at the start of the 50-lap main event before Don O'Neal took over the point on lap two. O'Neal…

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Last Lap Pass Lifts Pearson at Boyd’s

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Last Lap Pass Lifts Pearson at Boyd's Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS RINGGOLD, GA (March 23, 2018) - In a battle between two former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champions, Earl Pearson Jr. passed Scott Bloomquist on the final lap to win "The Shamrock" on Friday night at Boyd's Speedway. Pearson started sixth, kept a steady pace for most of the race, and then passed four cars in the final three laps to gain the victory. The win marks his first for the newly formed Black Diamond Race Team and Ronnie Stuckey. The polesitter, Chris…

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Queen City Shootout at Whynot Motorsports Park

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Queen City Shootout at Whynot Motorsports Park Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MERIDIAN, MS– March 23, 2018– A brand new event to the 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series schedule is fit for a queen. The Queen City Shootout at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS will be a marquee event consisting of back-to-back 50-lap $10,000-to-win complete shows on Friday and Saturday, April 20-21. Last year during the Series’ first-ever race at the House of Hook, Brandon Sheppard battled alongside Billy Moyer and a hard-charging Timothy Culp to claim his first win of the 2017…

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