Dirt Late Models

$30,000 Gateway Prize To Bobby Pierce

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$30,000 Gateway Prize To Bobby Pierce Story By: Gateway Dirt Nationals Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com ST. LOUIS — Bobby Pierce led all but one lap to win Saturday night’s second annual Gateway Dirt Nationals late model feature inside The Dome At America’s Center. Pierce, who started second, held off a furious late-race charge from Tanner English and Tyler Carpenter to bank the $30,000 top prize on the fifth-mile dirt oval. Though English and Carpenter challenged during the second half of the race, a late yellow flag allowed Pierce to take off on the restart and cruise to a 1.559-second victory…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Honors Season Champs

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Honors Season Champs Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS INDIANAPOLIS, IN (December 11, 2017) - Josh Richards' maiden season with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officially came to a close Friday night with the annual Awards Gala at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, where he was awarded the Championship title. The 29-year-old, Shinnston, WV native was rewarded with a $75,000 points-fund check, along with a $10,000 bonus from Sweet Manufacturing. Other awards claimed by the 2017 National Champion include: Eibach Springs Most Heat Race Wins ($500), Midwest Sheet Metal Points…

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PORT ROYAL 2018 SCHEDULE DOTTED WITH HUGE EVENTS

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PORT ROYAL 2018 SCHEDULE DOTTED WITH HUGE EVENTS Speedweek Featured On July 4 & 7, 358 Sprints Return To Oval, NUSLMS On Weikert Weekend Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The 2018 Port Royal Speedway schedule of events is taking shape with numerous high-profile events dotting the slate of events. Opening day is slated for Saturday, March 10 at 5 pm featuring the 410 sprints and the super late models. The All Stars Circuit of Champions Keith Kauffman Classic will pump up the month of April on Saturday the 14th followed by the…

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Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Bigger Than Ever in 2018

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Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Bigger Than Ever in 2018 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (December 4, 2017) - As 2017 nears an end, Florence Speedway officials are diligently working to prepare for an exciting 2018 season. As always, the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil will be a pillar on the Florence Speedway schedule of events. The annual event, which has grown consistently throughout its storied history, saw a huge spike in popularity following the switch to a passing-points format in 2014. In recognition of the growth the event, Florence Speedway…

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47 Events Highlight 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Tour

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New Events, New Venues and Traditional Favorites Highlight 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Tour 2018 celebrates 30th anniversary of inaugural campaign Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com   CONCORD, NC- Nov. 28, 2017- The 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its inaugural season with 47 races in 18 states stretching from February to November, adding new venues and huge races to its solid foundation of exciting events. In 1988, the inaugural season featured 17 races in 11 states. In 2004, the series was rekindled to push the…

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Virginia Motor Speedway Crowns 2017 Champions

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Virginia Motor Speedway Crowns 2017 Champions; Shelton crowned Aaron’s Dirt Series Champion Story By: Dave Seay/Virginia Motor Speedway Photo By: Al Goulder/Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA - Bill Sawyers Virginia Motor Speedway officially wrapped up the 2017 season by recognizing the top ten in each of the track’s divisions with special attention reserved for the 2017 champions. During the night’s events almost $36,000 in cash and prizes were awarded, of that almost $27,000 was in cash. Justin Williams of Concord, VA was crowned the 2017 Victory Lap Pro Late Model Champion for the second year in a row and received…

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Francis Retires, Becomes Lucas LM Tech Director

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Francis Retires, Becomes Lucas LM Technical Director Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, Ohio — Steve Francis has been fortunate to have a long and successful career driving dirt late models, but on Thursday that part of his life came to a close. Francis, the 2007 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series champion, is hanging up his driving gloves in order become the new technical director for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The opportunity, according to the 50-year-old National Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer, came at exactly the right time. “I’ve had a great career,…

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Matt Curl as Late Model Series Director

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Matt Curl as Late Model Series Director Chris Dolack broadens focus as he shifts into Director of Marketing Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 15, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series is excited to welcome one of dirt Late Model racing's most prominent proponents, Matt Curl, aboard as Series Director; while Chris Dolack, who stepped in as Series Director in the Spring of 2017, has been named Director of Marketing for the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing, focusing on event promotion. Curl, born and raised…

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“BATTLE OF THE BAY” SWING TO KICK-OFF 2018 SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SEASON

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3-RACE "BATTLE OF THE BAY" SWING AT GEORGETOWN, POTOMAC & WINCHESTER TO KICK-OFF 2018 SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SEASON Story By: Mike Leone/RUSH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com (Pulaski, PA)...After a two-year hiatus, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series powered by Pace Performance will have Touring Series events in the Mid-Atlantic region for the first time since 2015. The former "Mid-Atlantic States Classic" swing will be re-branded as the "Battle of the Bay" and expand to three nights of racing, April 19-21, that will open up the 2018 Touring season at Georgetown Speedway (Thursday), Potomac Speedway…

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Williams Grove Speedway To Host Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series Finale

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Williams Grove Speedway To Host Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series Finale June 8 super late model series program to crown Tri-Track Series champion Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – In the absence of an overall Late Model Speedweek Series in 2018, Williams Grove Speedway will take part in the three-race Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series presented by KRS Grahics, on Friday, June 8, 2018. The Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series presented by KRS Graphics will crown the three-race series champion at the Williams Grove Speedway program in early June. Other tracks in the three-race…

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CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason

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CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason 4 Sprint Car / 4 Late Model Events Sunday's 9pm EST; Starting November 12 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 7, 2017 - Just days after the conclusion of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte and subsequently the conclusion of both the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series seasons, the World of Outlaws are excited to announce that eight races will appear on CBS Sports Network starting November 12,…

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ChampionShepp: Brandon Sheppard earns WoO LM Championship title

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series ChampionShepp Brandon Sheppard earns Championship title, Devin Moran earns Rookie of the Year Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC-Nov. 7, 2017- Brandon Sheppard's standout 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season officially came to a close on Nov. 5 at the annual banquet, where he was awarded the Championship title. The 24-year-old from New Berlin, IL was rewarded with a $100,000 points-fund check, a black and red Craftsman toolbox, a championship ring, and the traditional World of Outlaws trophy for his record year. Sheppard and the Rocket…

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Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals

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Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals Brandon Sheppard takes the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Championship Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 4, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series hit the track for the last time in 2017 on Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals. When the checker flag waved after 50-laps it was Dennis Erb Jr. who came out on top in front of a sold-out show. "You know, we've been…

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Single-Season Wins Record

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Single-Season Wins Record Late race pass by Sheppard makes a thrilling Textron Off Road World Finals feature Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 3, 2017- Brandon Sheppard stunned the enormous crowd at the Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday after he commanded the lead of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series feature with only two laps remaining in the 50-lap event at the Textron Off Road World Finals. As the Rocket #1 passed beneath the checker flag, the packed house jumped to their feet and erupted in…

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Hudson O’Neal Emerges as Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year

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Hudson O'Neal Emerges as Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (October 30, 2017) Hudson O'Neal of Martinsville, IN has quickly established himself as a future star in dirt late model racing. O'Neal wrapped up the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season in ninth place in the final championship standings and officially clinched the 2017 Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year - Presented by Hot Rod Processing. "I've accomplished so much this year and learned a lot," O'Neal exclaimed. "I didn't meet all my expectations, but I learned more than…

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Jonathan Davenport decided on Thursday morning that he would make the four-hour trek from Blairsville, GA to The Dirt Track at Charlotte to enter into the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship. “I have to thank Blake Spencer and Letti Bozard for giving me this opportunity. Heath, his crew guy, called me and gave me this opportunity,” said Davenport. “I’m just glad to get back in one of these Longhorns and get the feel of it.” Davenport joined the…

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Josh Richards Earns Lucas Oil National Championship

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Josh Richards Earns Lucas Oil National Championship Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (October 27, 2017) After capturing his first-career Dirt Track World Championship victory at Portsmouth (Ohio) Raceway Park, Josh Richards of Shinnston, WV clinched the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship. Richards entered the season finale trailing points leader Tim McCreadie of Watertown, NY, by 40-points, but his $100,000 triumph and McCreadie's seventeenth-place finish, propelled him to his first-career Lucas Oil title. He joins Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN, as the only drivers to claim both Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series…

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The “Dirt Million” Slated for 2018 at Mansfield Motor Speedway

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The "Dirt Million" Slated for 2018 at Mansfield Motor Speedway Super Late Models will compete for the sport's largest winning prize in inaugural mega-event August 24th & 25th, 2018! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com MANSFIELD, Ohio - The Super Late Model division will have a new mega-event next year with the introduction of the "Dirt Million" on Aug. 24-25, 2018, at Mansfield Motor Speedway, track promoter Cody Sommer announced. Super Late Model drivers will compete for a minimum of $100,000 to win and $2,000 to start in the inaugural Dirt Million at the 4/10-mile oval, but the…

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Richards Wins Dirt Track World Championship; Clinches First Lucas Oil Title

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Richards Wins Dirt Track World Championship; Clinches First Lucas Oil Title Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 21, 2017) - Josh Richards completed a dream night at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Saturday night. The West Virginia native won his first-career Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries, worth $100,000, and the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship, worth $75,000. Richards became the fourth different leader of the race when he passed race leader and defending DTWC winner, Brandon Sheppard for the lead after a lap 46 restart. Richards…

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series championship standings and single-season wins record at jeopardy Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Oct. 20, 2017- It's hard to believe it's that time of year again when the season comes to a head at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Up to this point, the 2017 season has consisted of 41 races at 35 tracks in 18 different states, and it all boils down to the…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2018 Slate Announced

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2018 Slate Announced! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (October 18, 2017) - As the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season finale takes place this weekend, the tour announced today, an aggressive 2018 slate, which includes 58 feature events at 37 different venues across 22 states. The 2018 schedule begins with the February 2nd-3rd "Super Bowl of Racing" at Golden Isles Speedway. Portsmouth Raceway Park will be hosting the season-ending Dirt Track World Championship on October 19th-20th. The 2018 schedule will feature an impressive 23 events that will…

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte Textron Off Road World Finals closes out racing season on November 2-4, 2017 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 17, 2017 - The 2017 racing season is made up of 252 days between February and November. During this time, every mile traveled, every lap around a racetrack, every dirt road leads to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Textron Off Road World Finals on November 2-4. The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and the Super…

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Lucas Oil National Championship Decided this Weekend

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Lucas Oil National Championship Decided this Weekend! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (October 17, 2017) - Three of the nation's top dirt late model drivers are locked into an unprecedented three-man battle for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship. The tightest points chase in series history will be decided this weekend at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. Tim McCreadie of Watertown, NY enters the weekend leading the Lucas Oil championship standings by 40-points over Josh Richards of Shinnston, WV and 75-points ahead of Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN.…

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$81,440 In Purse Money Up For Grabs At Georgetown Speedway’s Two-Day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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$81,440 In Purse Money Up For Grabs At Georgetown Speedway’s Two-Day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend October 27-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Racers from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic will travel to Georgetown Speedway Friday-Saturday, October 27-28 for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. A new record $81,440 in purse money has been posted for the year-end spectacular at the Sussex County half-mile oval. With two full days of racing, there is truly something for everyone. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP will conclude its eight-race Velocita-USA South Region with a…

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O’Neal Paces Pittsburgher Field for $20,000 Victory

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Don O'Neal Paces Pittsburgher Field for $20,000 Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com IMPERIAL, PA (October 7, 2017) Don O'Neal completed a weekend sweep, winning the 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 on Saturday night at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. O'Neal led from start to finish to collect $20,000 for his first career win in the annual event. It was O'Neal's second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season as he led his Clint Bowyer teammate Darrell Lanigan in a one-two sweep for the NASCAR team owner. Josh Richards, the defending race winner came home in…

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Don O’Neal and Mike Marlar on Front Row for Pittsburgher 100

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Don O'Neal and Mike Marlar on Front Row for Pittsburgher 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 6, 2017) Don O'Neal and Mike Marlar will make-up the front row for the 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 on Saturday night at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. The $20,000-to-win event will be proceeded by two 12 lap B-Mains. The other two Friday night heat race winners were Michael Norris and Josh Richards, who will start alongside each other in row number two of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. Don O'Neal set a new track record in…

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Bad Boy Mowers TV Race Challenge Bonus Decided this Weekend

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Bad Boy Mowers TV Race Challenge Bonus Decided this Weekend Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (October 4, 2017) - The Bad Boy Mowers TV Race Challenge - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs will be decided this weekend with the 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. The driver that accumulates the most points, within the twenty televised events on the series' schedule, will be crowned the Bad Boy Mowers TV Points Champion, which boasts a $10,000 cash award at the series year-end awards banquet. Tim McCreadie leads the current TV Race Challenge standings…

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Inaugural Chi-Town Showdown features two complete $10,000-to-win shows

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Inaugural Chi-Town Showdown features two complete $10,000-to-win shows $20,000-to-win over two nights at stake for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Oct. 13-14 at the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- October 3, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series invades the greater Chicago area and the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14, in Joliet, Ill., for the inaugural two-day Chi-Town Showdown. The Chi-Town Showdown will feature back-to-back nights of complete $10,000-to-win events. The two separate shows at the Dirt Oval @ Route…

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Darrell Lanigan Dominates Rome Showdown

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Darrell Lanigan Dominates Rome Showdown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS ROME, GA (October 1, 2017) - Darrell Lanigan swept all activities he participated in Sunday night at Rome Speedway. Lanigan set the overall fastest time of the night in Miller Welders Time Trials, he won his heat race in convincing fashion, and he led all 50 laps on his way to win the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Rome Showdown in the Bowyer Dirt Motorsports, I-Racing.com, Club 29 entry. Lanigan's Bowyer teammate, Don O'Neal finished in the second position for the second night in a row.…

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29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 One Week Away

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29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 One Week Away Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (September 29, 2017) - A band of the nation's elite dirt late model teams will tackle Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's monster half-mile oval next week for the 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100. The crown-jewel event, held October 6th-7th, will be the season finale for Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. The 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 will kick off on Friday, October 6th, as the LOLMDS takes center stage for Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races. The RUSH Late Models and Penn-Ohio Pro Stocks will also compete in their…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Stars Have Georgia on Their Mind

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Lucas Oil Late Model Stars Have Georgia on Their Mind Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (September 26, 2017) - As the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season nears a close, the stars of the nation's premier dirt late model tour will return to the Peach State this weekend. The nation's top dirt late model drivers will battle in two back-to-back, action-packed events at Dixie Speedway on September 30 and Rome International Speedway on October 1. The two historic ovals have been pillars on the LOLMDS tour since its inception in 2005. Known as…

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Bloomquist Best in Brownstown Speedway’s Jackson 100

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Bloomquist Best in Brownstown Speedway's Jackson 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BROWNSTOWN, IN (September 23, 2017) When Scott Bloomquist entered his first race at Brownstown Speedway in the late 1980's, he took an immediate liking to the quarter-mile oval. Saturday night, for the thirteenth time in his career he went to Victory Lane at the Southern Indiana venue, capturing a record-extending seventh Jackson 100 event. Jason Jameson made a late-race charge to close the gap on Bloomquist, but could never get close enough to challenge for the win in the final laps. Hudson O'Neal; the leading…

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Sheppard Gets Win Number 15 On WoO LM Tour

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Sheppard Gets Win Number 15 Clanton and Moran round out podium Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KANSAS CITY, KS- Sept. 22, 2017- Brandon Sheppard secured his 15th win of the 2017 season at Lakeside Speedway after a pass for the lead on lap 22 of the 50-lap feature. Once Sheppard got to the front of the pack from his fifth position start, there was no looking back for the Rocket Chassis No.1 as he created 7.778 seconds between him and Shane Clanton who finished second. "Putting the hard tires on this thing helped us a little bit…

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Owens Wins Tribute to Steve Barnett at Brownstown

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Owens Wins Tribute to Steve Barnett at Brownstown  Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BROWNSTOWN, IN (September 22, 2017) - Jimmy Owens led all the way to score the win in the Tribute to Stave Barnett race at Brownstown Speedway. The three-time series champion bolted to the lead at the start of the 30-lap Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series feature on Friday night at the Brownstown, and was never seriously challenged throughout the race. It was his fourth LOLMDS win of the season and his third career win at Brownstown. Devin Gilpin picked up the second spot…

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Action-packed weekend ahead for Outlaws in Kansas and Oklahoma

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Logan Martin Looking to Defend Lakeside Speedway Action-packed weekend ahead for Outlaws in Kansas and Oklahoma Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Sept. 21, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returns to action after an 18-day break from sanctioned events. Three races lie ahead for the Series this coming week as they invade Kansas and Oklahoma for the first, and only, time of 2017. The three-day jaunt kicks off on Friday, Sept. 22 at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS. Only three Super Late Model events appear on the track's schedule this season, so…

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2018 Georgia-Florida Speedweeks Dates Announced!

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2018 Georgia-Florida Speedweeks Dates Announced! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (September 20, 2017) - The highly-anticipated kickoff to the 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season begins with a nine-race stretch in February. Marking some of the most important dates on the motorsports calendar, fans will enjoy an action-packed schedule of nine events in ten days, at three different venues in Georgia and Florida. The 2018 LOLMDS campaign will begin February 1st-3rd at Golden Isles Speedway with the annual Super Bowl of Racing. The 4/10-mile oval will host an Open Practice for all drivers…

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LOLMDS Doubleheader at Brownstown Speedway This Weekend

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Doubleheader at Brownstown Speedway This Weekend! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (September 20, 2017) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are en route to Brownstown Speedway and will tackle the quarter-mile bullring this coming Friday-Saturday, September 22nd-23rd for the 38th Annual Jackson 100. The defending LOLMDS National Champion, Scott Bloomquist will return to defend his Jackson 100 title. In 2016, Bloomquist led 97 laps of the 100-lap main event to win his sixth-career Jackson 100. Trailing Bloomquist to the finish line was Jimmy Owens, Darrell Lanigan, Tim McCreadie, and Chris…

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

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

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Richards Wins Opening Night of Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals

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

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Watch Knoxville Nationals Prelims LIVE on DirtonDirt.com

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

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DTWC Goes Back in Time with ‘Throwback Weekend’

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

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Davenport Fastest In The World

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

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Bowyer Racing Teammates Take Twin 25 Features

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

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals One Week Away

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

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Hillbilly Hundred to Offer Record Purse in 2018

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

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Lanigan and Overton Take Twin 25’s

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

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WoO Set For Great Plains

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

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Davenport Edges McCreadie for Hillbilly Hundred Victory

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

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Third Quarter Recap of 2017 Season

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

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On the Road but Thoughts are Back Home in Texas

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

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