Dirt Late Models

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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Three Days. Three States. Three Big LOLMDS Events.

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Three Days. Three States. Three Big LOLMDS Events. Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (March 19, 2018) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will tackle three states in three days this week - battling in three action-packed events along the way. For the first time since 2014, Volunteer Speedway will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, on Thursday, March 22. The 16th Annual Spring Thaw will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. The Sportsman Late Models and…

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Milestone Season Has $4.7 Million Up for Grabs

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Milestone Season Has $4.7 Million Up for Grabs Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (March 16, 2018) - The unique brand, provided by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, has led to more racing, bigger fields, closer competition, higher purses, and the ultimate fan and driver experience. In 2018, the series will boast a record-breaking $4.7 million dollars in cash and other prizes - spanning over 61 A-Main events, at 37 different venues and across 22 states. The total of A-Main purses alone will reach over $3.6 million in 2018, shattering the 2017 record of…

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Show-Me 100 to Air LIVE on MAVTV

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Show-Me 100 to Air LIVE on MAVTV Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranaletta/RacersGuide.com WHEATLAND, MO (March 14, 2018) - For the first time in its 26-year history, the Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com will be televised LIVE. The final night of the crown-jewel event on May 26, from Lucas Oil Speedway, will be aired LIVE on the MAVTV Motorsports Network, along with LucasOilRacing.TV. Show time is tentatively scheduled for 7:00pm CST with James Essex and Bob Dillner serving as booth announcers, while Dave Argabright will cover the pit area. The entire program, which will include…

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Dunn-Benson Ford Continues Lucas Oil Partnership

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Dunn-Benson Ford Continues Lucas Oil Partnership Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (March 13, 2018) - Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are proud to announce that Dunn-Benson Ford will again serve as the "Official Pace Truck Provider." The 2018 Dunn-Benson Ford F-150 will lead a band of the nation's top dirt late model drivers to the green flag at 60 events across 22 states. "Dunn-Benson Ford is proud to be a sponsor of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series again in 2018," stated Kemp Lamm, General Manager of Dunn-Benson Ford. "Providing…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Return to Action

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Lucas Oil Late Models Return to Action Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (March 12, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will resume competition this week with a visit to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH on Friday, March 16th - followed by Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN on Saturday, March 17th. 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. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials,…

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Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway Postponed to April 27-28

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Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway Postponed to April 27-28 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - March 7, 2018 - Fans eager to attend the Tennessee Tipoff featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series this weekend at Smoky Mountain Speedway will have to wait a little longer than expected as track and series officials have postponed the event to April 27-28. The Tennessee Tipoff will feature the same format originally planned for this weekend, including a night of practice on Thursday, April 26 followed by two complete programs on April 27-28. Both programs…

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ASi Racewear Launches New Webstore

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ASi Racewear Launches New Webstore Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PATCHOGUE, NY (March 5, 2018) - ASi Racewear, the exclusive merchandise provider of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), has announced the launch of its newly revamped online store. The new mobile friendly webstore offers quick and easy access to Official merchandise of the LOLMDS, the premier national touring sanctioning body for Dirt Late Models, and gear featuring fan favorite drivers at www.asiracewearstore.com. The redesigned site offers a straightforward and secure online shopping experience, and will be updated consistently to ensure all current items available…

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Outlaws Prepare for First Stop in Illinois at Farmer City Raceway

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Outlaws Prepare for First Stop in Illinois at Farmer City Raceway Illinois-native Brandon Sheppard looks to capture third Illini 100 victory Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FARMER CITY, IL- February 27, 2018- Illinois dirt tracks will play a crucial role in the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series championship battle, beginning March 23-24 with the 11th annual Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway. Illinois-native Brandon Sheppard looks to capture his third Illini 100 victory during the first of three stops this season in the Prairie State. The Illini 100 is one of the most anticipated Late…

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DirtonDirt.com Expands Lucas Oil Partnership

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DirtonDirt.com Expands Lucas Oil Partnership Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (February 26, 2018) - DirtonDirt.com - dirt late model racing's true home on the internet - will continue an extensive partnership with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in 2018 and beyond. "Our affiliation with DirtonDirt.com runs deep," said Rick Schwallie, Series Director. "It wouldn't be possible for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to bring exciting motorsports to fans without the help from dedicated partners like DirtonDirt.com." As part of the partnership, DirtonDirt.com has expanded their support of the…

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BRIAN SHUEY TO CHASE BAPS LATE MODEL TITLE IN ‘18

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BRIAN SHUEY TO CHASE BAPS LATE MODEL TITLE IN ‘18 (SCOTT LEE RACING EXPANDS SCHEDULE WITH ADDED SUPPORT) Story By: Jeff Gromis Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Reading, PA - Brian Shuey and Scott Lee Racing have announced they intend to chase the BAPS Motor Speedway model championship in 2018 as part of an aggressive 38-race season schedule which also includes up to 12 races at Grandview Speedway and up to 14 races with the Mason Dixon Shoot-Out Series. (BAPS is the former Susquehanna Speedway in York Haven, PA.) The plan, that nearly doubles the number of races for the team…

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World of Outlaws Gear Up for Two Huge Nights at Smoky Mountain Speedway

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World of Outlaws Gear Up for Two Huge Nights at Smoky Mountain Speedway Tennessee Tipoff features two $10,000-to-win complete shows Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN - Feb. 21, 2018 - The Tennessee Tipoff on March 9-10 at Smoky Mountain Speedway is definitely going to be "two" big to miss. The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will lead an expected huge field of star drivers into two, complete $10,000-to-win events. The Outlaws are coming off four consecutive nights of DIRTcar Nationals action in Florida where four different drivers found their way to Victory Lane,…

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Lucas Oil Champion Gets Sweet Bonus in 2018

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Lucas Oil Champion Gets Sweet Bonus in 2018 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (February 20, 2018) - Sweet Manufacturing, an industry leader in steering and suspension components, continues to give back to racers. "We are proud to partner with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again for the 2018 season," said Randy Sweet, President of Sweet Manufacturing. "Being associated with the premier sanctioning body for dirt late models will allow us to showcase our products to teams across the country." For the second consecutive year, the Sweet Manufacturing Championship Bonus will award the…

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Bronson Strikes Gold in East Bay Finale

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Bronson Strikes Gold in East Bay Finale Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FL (February 10, 2018) - Kyle Bronson raced to the biggest victory of his career on Saturday night during the finale of the Wrisco Industries Winternationals - presented by E3 Spark Plugs. Bronson lives only a short distance from the race track and managed to defend his home turf valiantly. He took the lead on lap 55 and then held off Jonathan Davenport for the win, in front of a capacity grandstand. Bronson marked his first career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win,…

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Davenport Stops Richards at East Bay

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Davenport Stops Richards at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FL (February 9, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport passed Josh Richards on lap 47 and then held him off for the win on Friday night at East Bay Raceway Park during the 42nd Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - presented by E3 Spark Plugs. Gregg Satterlee came home in third, followed by Billy Moyer Jr., and Mason Zeigler. Davenport picked up his 29th career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win and his fourth ever at "The Clay by the Bay." Davenport started sixth in the field,…

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Sheppard Romps from 21st at East Bay

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Sheppard Romps from 21st at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com TAMPA, FL (February 8, 2018) - Brandon Sheppard charged from the 21st starting spot to win Thursday night's Wrisco Industries 42nd Annual Winternationals - presented by E3 Spark Plugs at East Bay Raceway Park. Sheppard won the Winternationals opener on Monday night. Tonight, he took the lead from Tyler Erb on lap 22 and then held off Hall-of-Famer Scott Bloomquist for the win. Trailing Sheppard and Bloomquist to the finish line were Devin Moran, Josh Richards, and Tyler Erb. Jimmy Owens led…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Take the Stage at Bubba

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Lucas Oil Late Models Take the Stage at Bubba Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (February 8, 2018) - The 2018 Georgia-Florida Speedweeks for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will conclude on Sunday, February 11th when the nation's top drivers take center stage at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL. A star-studded group of drivers will converge on the 3/8-mile oval. Series regulars and hopeful young rookies will battle a strong contingent of local and regional standouts. The Lucas Oil Winter Nationals - Presented by GEICO will feature a full program of racing for…

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Overton Strikes at East Bay

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Overton Strikes at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com TAMPA, FL (February 7, 2018) - Brandon Overton took the lead on lap 26 from Josh Richards and led the remaining 14 laps to capture his first career East Bay Raceway Park win on Wednesday night. The 42nd Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - presented by E3 Spark Plugs produced another spectacular feature race, as the 40-lapper saw three different leaders, and lots of action throughout the field. Overton's third career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory came over Josh Richards, Gregg Satterlee, Jonathan Davenport, and Bobby…

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Davenport Holds Off Overton at East Bay

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Davenport Holds Off Overton at East Bay  Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Paul Arch & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com TAMPA, FL (February 6, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport fought off a furious late-race challenge from Brandon Overton to win night two of the Wrisco Industries 42nd Annual Winternationals - presented by E3 Spark Plugs at East Bay Raceway Park. A caution with 22 laps complete set up and eight-lap shootout between Davenport and the tenth-place starting Overton. The two raced the outside line around the 1/3-mile oval using every inch of the cushion that remained. Davenport went to the outside of a…

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Sheppard Edges Moran in East Bay Opener

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Sheppard Edges Moran in East Bay Opener Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranaleltta & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com TAMPA, FL (February 5, 2018) - Brandon Sheppard passed Devin Moran coming off turn four on the final lap to win the opening night of the Wrisco Industries 42nd Annual Winternationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs. The 30-lap, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event saw four different leaders. Moran held the top spot at two different points and finished in second, with Earl Pearson, Jr. claiming the third position. Jonathan Davenport was in contention for the win until the end…

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Richards Wins Exciting Season Opener

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Richards Wins Exciting Season Opener Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BRUNSWICK, GA (February 2, 2018) - The 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season kicked off in grand fashion on Friday night of the RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing - presented by General Tire. Defending series champion Josh Richards earned a hard-fought victory over 2017 Rookie-of-the Year, Hudson O'Neal. Richards took the lead from Jonathan Davenport on lap five and then held off a furious late-race charge from the 15th-place starting O'Neal. O'Neal made what appeared to be a winning pass on Richards in turns three…

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Practice Night at Golden Isles Kicks Off 2018 Season

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Practice Night at Golden Isles Kicks Off 2018 Season Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BRUNSWICK, GA (February 1, 2018) - A blockbuster race weekend kicked off Thursday night at Golden Isles Speedway with practice night launching festivities at the RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire. More than 30 super late model drivers took part in Thursday's open practice session, gearing up for the weekend's two complete race programs for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Racing action begins Friday night with a $10,000-to-win event ahead of Saturday's $12,000-to-win finale. Both nights will…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces 2018 Broadcast Schedule

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces 2018 Broadcast Schedule Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (January 31, 2018) - In 2017, race fans enjoyed the thrilling, edge of your seat racing action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Model Dirt Series on four major television networks: MAVTV Motorsports Network, NBC Sports Network, CBS Sports Network, and CBS Television Network. Additionally, streaming services Lucas Oil Racing TV and DirtonDirt.com brought the high-speed, dirt slinging excitement worldwide. This season, the television exposure is expanding to include even more of the premier national touring series for dirt late…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rolls into East Bay Raceway Park

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rolls into East Bay Raceway Park Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (January 30, 2018) - One of the biggest weeks of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season is just around the corner. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will invade East Bay Raceway Park for the 42nd Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs, February 4th-10th. An Open Practice from 6:00pm - 9:00pm on Sunday will kick off a week-long stretch of racing action. From Monday, February 5th through Saturday, February 10th the nation's top dirt late model drivers will…

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RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing Kicks Off 2018 Season

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RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing Kicks Off 2018 Season Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (January 25, 2018) - In just one week, the nation's top dirt late model drivers will converge at Golden Isles Speedway to kick off the 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season. The RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire will take place Thursday, February 1st through Saturday, February 3rd in Brunswick, GA. The action will get underway with an open practice for all competing divisions on Thursday, February 1st. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series…

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New Format Leads to Bigger, Richer Topless 100 in 2018

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New Format Leads to Bigger, Richer Topless 100 in 2018 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (January 19, 2018) - One of dirt track racing's most illustrious crown jewel events is growing. The 26th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - presented by Crop Production Services is adding over $46,000 in total purse money to the three-night event, on August 16-18. For the first time, the 26th Annual Topless 100 will feature a complete program of: Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a $5,000-to-win main event on Thursday and Friday nights. Drivers will earn points in each of the two…

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Winter Freeze VIII at Screven Motor Speedway Opens the Door to a Milestone WoOLM Season

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Winter Freeze VIII at Screven Motor Speedway Opens the Door to a Milestone Season Series veterans, Championship hopefuls and Rookie of the Year contenders seek early season victories Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC­­- Jan. 12, 2018- In less than 30 days the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will embark on its 30th commemorative anniversary season at Screven Motor Speedway. This milestone year not only allows the Series to celebrate its storied past, but highlights the importance of the drivers, teams, and officials who will continue to carry the sport forward for generations to…

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Sunoco Race Fuels Continues Exclusive Partnership with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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Sunoco Race Fuels Continues Exclusive Partnership with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (January 2, 2018) - Sunoco Race Fuels - an industry powerhouse manufacturer of high-performance racing fuels - will continue their exclusive partnership as the "Official Fuel" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series through 2020. For decades, Sunoco's fuels have been associated with racing excellence. Today, Sunoco has expanded the reach of its racing fuels line around the world to include all types of professional motor sports and other activities where premium race fuels make a…

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Erik Grigsby Joins World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series as Race Director

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Erik Grigsby Joins World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series as Race Director Grigsby, alongside other Officials, will bring new energy to the Series and the sport Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Dec. 22, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series welcomes Erik Grigsby as the Series Race Director for the 2018 season. For the past six years, Grigsby has served as Race Director for the DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals and the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. "When I started working in racing I didn't think I would ever get to this step,"…

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$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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