Dirt Late Models

Punching the Clock for the Working Man 50

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

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Brandon Sheppard secures win No. 14 at Eriez Speedway

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

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Bloomquist Becomes First Five-Time Winner of Topless 100

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

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Tim McCreadie Tops Topless 100 Preliminaries

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

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Devin Moran Dominates Georgetown Speedway

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

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25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Up Next

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

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McCreadie Charges to First-Career North/South 100 Victory

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

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Owens Survives Battle with Lanigan to Win at Florence

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

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Tim McCreadie Leads Crown Jewel Cup Standings

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

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Eckert looks to Georgetown Speedway and Port Royal Speedway

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

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The Last Pass Through Pennsylvania

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

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All Eyes on Sunoco North/South 100 Weekend

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

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Rick Eckert Scores Win at Shawano

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

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Sheppard Seals the Deal at Oshkosh SpeedZone Raceway

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

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The Push Toward Pennsylvania

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

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Josh Richards Victorious in First Appearance at Macon

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

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

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

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Tim McCreadie Scores Biggest Career Win in Silver Dollar Nationals Triumph

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

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Steve Francis Tops Silver Dollar Nationals Preliminaries

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

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Richards Takes Second Straight Lucas Oil Victory

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

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Richards Knows How; Wins at Tri-City Speedway

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

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

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

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Charges West!

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

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Overton Charges to Lucas Oil Win at Cherokee Speedway

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

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY BIG TRIPLEHEADER – THREE FOR ALL

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

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

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

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

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

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Hubbard Dominates Independence Day Summer Classic

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

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

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

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Richards Goes Back to Back in Lucas Oil Action from Ohio

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

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Bakers Dozen Of Winners For Lucas Late Model Series

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

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Ohio Tripleheader Highlights LOLMDS Independence Weekend

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

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Brandon Overton and Brandon Sheppard claim the checkers during doubleheader

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Fireworks For Overton Brandon Overton and Brandon Sheppard claim the checkers during doubleheader Story By: Kayla May/ WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SARVER, Pa.- June 24, 2017- The 11th annual Firecracker 100 was combined for one huge event on Saturday with back-to-back World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series action at the famed 4/10-mile oval- Lernerville Speedway. The afternoon matinee included a full show with a 30-lap feature which then lead to the main events later that evening- the Uncle Sam 30 and the Firecracker 100. Firecracker 100 is Overton's Flair Brandon Overton claimed the biggest win of his career…

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Georgetown Speedway Hosts Independence Day Super Late Model Action Summer Classic July 2

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Four Nights Of Super Late Model Action Set For June 30-July 3; Georgetown Speedway Hosts Independence Day Summer Classic July 2 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Super Late Models in the Mid-Atlantic Region can celebrate our nation’s birth with four nights of racing leading into the July 4th holiday. A quartet of facilities in as many states – Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia – make up the Independence Day Summer Classic for the division from June 30-July 3. It all gets underway on Friday, June 30 at Pa.’s Bedford Speedway. Winchester (Va.) Speedway…

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Max Blair Defends Home Turf at McKean County Raceway

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Devin Moran And Brandon Sheppard Round Out The Podium Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: KIRK SCHROLL / RACERSGUIDE.COM SMETHPORT, P.A.- June 21, 2017- Max Blair defended his home state by maneuvering his way to his first-ever World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win at McKean County Raceway in Smethport, PA during the Hamlin Lake 50. The Pennsylvania-native was joined in Victory Lane by a fan club of family and friends who rushed the track for the celebration. After embracing the moment under a shower of confetti, Blair was seemingly at a loss…

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Late Models Part Of Brewerton Speedway Friday, June 23 Race Night

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Late Models Part Of Brewerton Speedway Friday, June 23 Race Night Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – June 21, 2017 – The exciting Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models that compete weekly at the Fulton Speedway will be racing at the Brewerton Speedway this Friday, June 23 on NAPA Auto Parts Night. The Late Models put on some of the most exciting racing you will see coupled with them not being a weekly division at the track, it’s anyone’s guess who will be holding the checkered flag in victory lane. With the…

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‘Home Track Advantage’

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Home Team Ready to Battle at 11th Annual Firecracker 100 Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM SARVER, PA - June 21, 2017 - The upcoming 11th annual Firecracker 100 promises to deliver the goods when it comes the cream of the crop among Dirt Late Model's finest drivers, as it does every year. The star-studded drivers' list is once again choc-full of big names who have found Victory Lane in the sport's biggest crown jewels. Many of those have done so on multiple occasions, including recent Dream 100 winner Scott…

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World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals Set to Collide at Terre-Haute and Pevely

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Dirt Late Model Racing’s Best Go Head-to-Head Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, NC – June 20, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour are set to meet for two star-powered showdown races later this month. The best Dirt Late Model racing has to offer will battle head-to-head on June 30 at Indiana’s Terre-Haute Speedway before starting July at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO on July 1. For the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series drivers,…

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Sheppard Slings To Brighton Victory

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Illinois Driver Scores First Career Win In Canada Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / WoO LMS MEDIA Photos By: KEN KELLY / WoO LMS PHOTO and PETE MacDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM BRIGHTON, ONTARIO- June 18, 2017- Brandon Sheppard stole the lead from Frank Heckenast Jr. in traffic on lap 10 and then dominated the final 40 laps to earn his first career win on Canadian soil and the 12th of his career with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in the Mud Slingin’ 50 at Brighton Speedway on Saturday night. Sheppard’s second straight win moved him to 11th on the…

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Marlar Takes Clash at the Mag at Magnolia Motor Speedway

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Mike Marlar 'Sweeps Up' the Competition at Magnolia Motor Speedway Story By: LUCAS OIL DIRT LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photo By: HEATH LAWSON PHOTO COLUMBUS, MS- June 18, 2017- Mike Marlar made a clean sweep of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series racing action on Saturday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway. The Tennessee native set Miller Welders overall fast time, won his heat race, and took the top spot in the Country Pleasin' "Clash at the Mag." With the win, he became the thirteenth different winner this season on the LOLMDS tour. Dennis Erb Jr. charged from his ninth…

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Clash at the Mag Succumbs to Evening Thunderstorms

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Drivers Ready for $12,000-To-Win Main Event on Saturday Story By: LUCAS OIL DIRT LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM COLUMBUS, MS- June 17, 2017- After heavy rain and thunderstorms blanketed the area, officials of Magnolia Motor Speedway and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series have been forced to eliminate Friday night's portion of the Clash at the Mag. Saturday night's Country Pleasin' Clash at the Mag will see a complete program of: Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 60-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. Pit gates open at 2:00pm followed by general admission gates at 4:00pm.…

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Making a Dream a Reality

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Heckenast Siblings and Series Join Forces for FVP Outlaw Clay Classic Story By: KAYLA MAY / WoO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: TYLER CARR and DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, NC- June 16, 2017- Sherri Heckenast had a long-term goal of bringing short track racing back to the Chicago area, and this season she can mark that goal complete as the biggest dirt track racing series in the world will take her stage when the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series stop at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway…

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$1,776-To-Win Rush Crate Lates at Georgetown on July 2nd

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July 2 To Feature A “Great Crate Race” At Georgetown Speedway: $1,776 To Win For RUSH Crate Late Models Story By: BRETT DEYO / GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PETE MacDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM GEORGETOWN, DE- June 14, 2017- The move to sanction Crate Late Models under the RUSH banner has been a whirlwind success for racing in the First State. Competitors have turned out in droves to take part in events. Now, Georgetown Speedway is saying “thank you” to the teams of the RUSH Crate Late Model division with a high-paying event. On Sunday, July 2 Georgetown Speedway will host…

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RINE’S SCORES 104th CAREER SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY LATE MODEL VICTORY

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RINE’S VICTORY WORTH $4,000 & APPALACHIAN MOUNTIAN DIRT LATE MODEL SPEEDWEEK SERIES TITLE Story By: STEVE INCH / SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF STERE / RACERSGUIDE.COM Selinsgrove Pa.- June 11, 2017- Jeff Rine’s 104th career super late model victory at Selinsgrove Speedway Saturday night was worth $4,000 and the Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Series title. The Danville driver didn’t take the lead until lap 30 in the intense 40-lap thriller and held off Rick Eckert of York for the prestigious win. Rine came into the event trailing series leader Jason Covert of York Haven by only 27 points…

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Bloomquist Powers To Dream Victory

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BLOOMQUIST BACK IN VICTORY LANE AT DREAM XXIII Story By: ELDORA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM ROSSBURG, OHIO —June 11, 2017-  Scott Bloomquist powered past  Brandon Overton on lap 55 and cruised the rest of the way to a dominating win for his 7th career victory in the $100,00 to-win Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night. “It’s like all these big shows, you are just glad they are over with,” Bloomquist said. “Mission accomplished!” Bloomquist, of Mooreseburg, Tennessee, started in the seventh position after finishing in second-place in the opening…

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Rahmer And Eckert Rule Williams Grove

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Rahmer Wins Second Of Williams Grove Sprint Car Season, Eckert Gets Late Model Speedweek Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- June 10, 2017-  Freddie Rahmer Jr. won the third 410-sprint car feature of his young career at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, stealing the lead on the last lap from Alan Krimes to get his second checkers of the year that totaled $4,550. Rahmer’s winner’s take of $4,550 included a $500 bonus for winning from the fifth row plus another $250 from WC Eshenaur for making a last lap…

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The Veteran And The Young Gun Take Eldora Twins

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ZEIGLER AND LANIGAN SHARE FRIDAY TWIN 25 WINS Story By: ELDORA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM ROSSBURG, OHIO —June 10, 2017-  Veteran Darrell Lanigan, the 2003 Dream winner, and 24-year old Mason Zeigler each held off late charges to pick up $10,000 victories Friday night at Eldora Speedway during the second night of preliminary 25-lap features for the 23rd annual Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers. Lanigan, of Union, Kentucky, survived a penalty on the initial start of the first feature, moving him from the fourth-starting position to the sixth-starting position. It made little difference.…

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Country Pleasin’ Clash at the Mag Just One Week Away!

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Lucas Oil Late Model Series Look To Tame Magnolia Speedway's Tricky Track Surface Press Release By: RICHIE MURRAY / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH - June 9, 2017 - A band of the nation's elite dirt late model teams will converge on Magnolia Motor Speedway, in Columbus, MS, for the annual Country Pleasin' "Clash at the Mag." This blockbuster event, held June 15-17th, 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…

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‘The Dream’ Team Head To Eldora

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Seven Outlaws to Compete in Dirt Late Model Dream XXIII Press Release By: KAYLA MAY / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C.- June 8, 2017- The best Late Model drivers in the world are congregating in Rossburg, OH this week in hopes of winning one of the most prestigious races in dirt Late Model racing- the Dirt Late Model Dream XXIII at Eldora Speedway on June 8-10. The purse for this event is 10 times larger than most Late Model events, with a $100,000 payday for the winner, atop bragging rights for winning the…

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Red, White & Supers: July 2 Event At Georgetown Puts Super Late Models In Spotlight

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Red, White & Supers: July 2 Event At Georgetown Puts Super Late Models In Spotlight With Independence Day Summer Classic Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Nothing says ‘America’ like a full field of Super Late Models roaring around a half-mile dirt track! Race fans can celebrate their July Fourth weekend at Georgetown Speedway Sunday, July 2 with the ‘Independence Day Summer Classic’ headlined by a 35-lap, $3,500-to-win Super Late Model program. The Georgetown event is part of a four-night swing starting Friday (June 30) at Bedford (Pa.) Speedway, then continuing to Winchester (Va.)…

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