Lucas Oil Late Models

Highly Anticipated COMP Cams Topless 100 Awaits

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Highly Anticipated COMP Cams Topless 100 Awaits Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (August 14, 2018) - One of the most highly anticipated events of the season awaits the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competitors this weekend. The 26th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions is slated for Thursday-Saturday, August 16th-18th, at Batesville Motor Speedway in Batesville, Ark. The 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. In 2018, for the first time in…

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Weiss Pockets $50,000 Sunoco North/South 100 Payday

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Weiss Pockets $50,000 Sunoco North/South 100 Payday Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (August 11, 2018) - Ricky Weiss scored the biggest win of his racing career on Saturday night capturing the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil at Florence Speedway. Weiss withstood a battle with Hudson O'Neal in the final ten laps to record his first career crown jewel win and his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory. Tim McCreadie made a late-race charge to take second from O'Neal. Jimmy Owens finished in fourth and current points leader Jonathan Davenport…

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McCreadie Stops Pierce for Florence Victory

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McCreadie Stops Pierce for Florence Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (August 9, 2018) Tim McCreadie broke through on Thursday night at Florence Speedway to win his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event of the season. McCreadie led all 50 laps, holding off Bobby Pierce in the final circuits to take the win in the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South Shootout presented by Lucas Oil. McCreadie, the reigning Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Champion flashed across the line just 0.759 seconds ahead of Pierce. Nick Hoffman, Josh Richards and Scott Bloomquist rounded out the…

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Hudson O’Neal Wins Rain-Shortened Ralph Latham Memorial

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Hudson O'Neal Wins Rain-Shortened Ralph Latham Memorial Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (August 8, 2018) Hudson O'Neal picked up his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Wednesday night in the 32nd Annual Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence Speedway. O'Neal took control on lap six from Kyle Bronson and held the point until rain started to fall just a few laps shy of the halfway mark. Competitors were sent to their pits under a weather delay, returning shortly thereafter to complete the shortened race's final three circuits. When the race…

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Huge Weekend Ahead at Florence

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Huge Weekend Ahead at Florence Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (August 6, 2018) - A band of the nation's top dirt late model drivers will converge at Florence Speedway for one of the biggest weekends ever contested in the track's storied history. This year's blockbuster weekend will get underway on Wednesday, August 8th with the 32nd Annual Ralph Latham Memorial. The $12,000 to win event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was originally scheduled for May 5th but was postponed due to rain. The Ralph Latham Memorial will be a complete program of:…

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53,000 Silver Dollars for Davenport

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53,000 Silver Dollars for Davenport Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GREENWOOD, NEBR. (July 21, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport picked up his second-career, Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals victory at I-80 Speedway on Saturday night. Davenport passed Bobby Pierce for the lead on lap 77 after Pierce began to lose momentum due to mechanical problems under the hood. Pierce's car ultimately stopped for good on lap 78. Davenport then sailed to the $53,000 victory at the Kosiski Family promoted facility. Ricky Weiss settled for second with Jimmy Owens surviving a three-wide battle on the final lap to finish…

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Davenport Edges Bloomquist in a Photo Finish

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Davenport Edges Bloomquist in a Photo Finish Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GREENWOOD, NEBR. (July 19, 2018) - In one of the closest finishes in series history, Jonathan Davenport edged out Scott Bloomquist by just 15 milliseconds to win his seventh Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event of the season on Thursday night at I-80 Speedway. Davenport took the lead from Bloomquist on lap 37 and stayed in front, with Bloomquist lurking closer and closer as the laps wound down. Davenport held off the final surge by Bloomquist at the line to win the Malvern Bank…

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Pearson Powers to Brown County Victory

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Pearson Powers to Brown County Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 17, 2018) - Earl Pearson Jr. charged from his eighth starting spot to win Tuesday night's Bullet SportsWear Shootout at Brown County Speedway. South Dakota veteran Scott Ward grabbed the lead at the start of the 50-lap main event and had the packed grandstands on their feet. Ward led the first seven laps of the race until Bobby Pierce took control. Ward fought back regaining the top spot a lap later. Pierce then moved ahead again on lap ten. Pierce and Ward ran…

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Lucas Oil Title Chase Heats Up

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Lucas Oil Title Chase Heats Up Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (July 17, 2018) - As the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series swing continues through the Midwest, the quest for the Lucas Oil National Championship is heating up. The 2015 National Champion, Jonathan Davenport, leads the tour's win tally this season with six victories and holds a 130-point lead in the current standings. Three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Scott Bloomquist and the defending National Champion, Josh Richards are tied for second-place. Four-time National Champion, Earl Pearson Jr, and Tim McCreadie…

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Bloomquist Celebrates 600th Career Victory

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Bloomquist Celebrates 600th Career Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WHEATLAND, MO (July 14, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist took the lead on lap 32 and then pulled away to his 600th career victory on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway during the CMH Diamond Nationals. The Hall-of-Fame driver picked up his sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season and his all-time series leading 92nd victory. Jimmy Owens led the first 31 laps of the race as he looked to capitalize on his past Lucas Oil Speedway success. Bloomquist, who re-started third on the…

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Pearson Snags NAPA Know How 50

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Pearson Snags NAPA Know How 50 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GRANITE CITY, ILL. (July 13, 2018) - Earl Pearson Jr. bolted from his ninth starting spot to win Friday night's NAPA Know How 50 at Tri-City Speedway. Pearson took the lead on lap 37 from Jimmy Owens and went on to his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens finished in second with Tim McCreadie coming home in third. Completing the top five were Mason Zeigler and Bobby Pierce. Tony Jackson Jr. grabbed the lead at the start of the main…

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Bloomquist Wins from Seventh at Cherokee

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Bloomquist Wins from Seventh at Cherokee Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GAFFNEY, S.C. (July 6, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist wheeled his way into Victory Lane for the fifth time this season during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, 20th Annual Grassy Smith Memorial, at Cherokee Speedway. Bloomquist took the lead on lap 31 from Josh Richards and then held off a charging Brandon Overton in the final laps to score his 599th career victory. Overton came home in second followed by Josh Richards, Don O'Neal, and Dennis Erb Jr. Hudson O'Neal led the opening lap from…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Prepping for Southern Tripleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Models Prepping for Southern Tripleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (July 4, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series heads south this week, tackling three different race tracks in three states along the way. 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 5th at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, N.C.…

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Satterlee Sensational at Muskingum

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Satterlee Sensational at Muskingum Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS ZANESVILLE, OHIO (July 3, 2018) - Gregg Satterlee was in complete control from the start of the 50-lap Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series main event on Tuesday night at Muskingum County Speedway. With the dominating victory, Satterlee becomes the 13th different winner this year on the LOLMDS tour and the 12th different winner in 13 appearances at the Donnie Moran-promoted facility. Satterlee jumped to the lead at the start of the main event and never looked back. There was only one caution that slowed the field and that was with…

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Don O’Neal Goes Back-to-Back in Ohio

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Don O'Neal Goes Back-to-Back in Ohio Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS HARTFORD, OH (July 2, 2018) - Don O'Neal made it back-to-back triumphs in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action in Ohio, winning the Steel Valley 50 on Monday night at Sharon Speedway. O'Neal took the lead on lap 14 from Mason Zeigler, who finished in second. Zeigler chased down O'Neal in the final laps but came up short in his bid for his first win of the season. Last year's winner, Josh Richards, finished in third. Current series point leader Jonathan Davenport crossed the line in…

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Don O’Neal Dominates at Mansfield

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Don O'Neal Dominates at Mansfield Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MANSFIELD, OH (July 1, 2018) - Don O'Neal brought the Clint Bowyer Racing, Club 29 to Victory Lane for the first time this season in dominating fashion. The former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion led all 50 laps of the Freedom 50 on Sunday night at Mansfield Motor Speedway. O'Neal took the lead at the start of the race and never looked back, going unchallenged for his 44th career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win. It was his first Series win since the Pittsburgher 100 last…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Swing Through Ohio

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Lucas Oil Late Models Swing Through Ohio Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (June 27th, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series continues their season this weekend with a four-race swing through Ohio. The four events begin a busy July stretch comprised of 13 events from June 30th until July 21st. The Ohio invasion kicks off on Saturday, June 30th at Portsmouth Raceway Park, then continues to Mansfield Motor Speedway on Sunday, Sharon Speedway on Monday, and concludes with the traditional July 3rd event at Muskingum County Speedway on Tuesday. The weekend will include…

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Hudson O’Neal Earns First Lucas Oil Win

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Hudson O'Neal Earns First Lucas Oil Win Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS COLUMBUS, MS (June 16th, 2018) - Hudson O'Neal took the lead from defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Josh Richards with seven laps to go and held off a hard-charging Bobby Pierce to score the $20,000 victory in the Country Pleasin' "Clash at the Mag" at Magnolia Motor Speedway. The 17-year-old, third generation driver battled amongst the top five for most of the race before beginning his charge to the front. O'Neal moved around Tim McCreadie to take second and then tracked…

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Pearson Powers to Pole Position at Magnolia

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

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Young Talents Emerge in Rookie Battle

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

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CLASH AT THE MAG UP NEXT

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

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Bloomquist Bags Sixth Show-Me 100

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

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Owens Back in Victory Lane at Lucas Oil Speedway

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

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Bloomquist Masters Cowboy Classic

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

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Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge Back at Show-Me 100

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

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Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Up Next

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

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Davenport Shines in NAPA North Star Nationals

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

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Late Pass Propels Pearson at 141 Speedway

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

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Lucas Oil Late Model Drivers Ready for Midwest Tripleheader

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

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Owens’ Misfortune Spells Victory for Davenport

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

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Doubleheader Awaits Lucas Oil Late Models

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

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Pierce Goes Back to Back in Illinois

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

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Pierce Scores Emotional Tri-City Triumph

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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