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Lucas Oil Products Reopens the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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BATAVIA, OH (May 1, 2020) - Lucas Oil Products proudly announces the return to racing in 2020 for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, after several postponements and cancellations - due to the COVID-19. Lucas Oil's love for the sport, race teams, fans, Team Lucas, and LOLMDS sponsors, couldn't be more evident at this moment. The "Lucas Oil Reopening Tour" generously provides the purse for six newly added May events. With the newly added events, along with the races contested at Speedweeks, the series drivers will still compete in 54 of the 57 original 2020 LOLMDS tour events. As an added bonus, the number of scheduled…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule Update

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BATAVIA, OH (April 15, 2020) - In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials announce the postponement of events at Ponderosa Speedway and Florence Speedway. The 16th Annual John Bradshaw Memorial will return to its familiar Labor Day weekend date, Friday, September 4th, while the 34th Annual Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence Speedway is postponed to August 12th and will once again kick off the blockbuster North South 100 weekend. The series hopes to resume racing on May 8th at Atomic Speedway for the Buckeye Spring 50, and May 9th at Brownstown Speedway for the 23rd Annual Indiana Icebreaker.…

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Additional Schedule Adjustments Announced by Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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BATAVIA, OH (April 3, 2020) - On Sunday, March 29th, President Donald Trump extended federal social distancing guidelines through the end of April due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This announcement forces the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials to postpone and cancel additional events.This extension now also affects events at Hagerstown Speedway, Port Royal Speedway, Tri-City Speedway, and Macon Speedway. The series hopes to resume the original schedule on May 1st at Ponderosa Speedway and May 2nd at Florence Speedway.Port Royal Speedway's Rumble by the River, originally scheduled for April 19th, has been postponed until Thursday, August 27th. The Nininger…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Postpones Events for 30 Days

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BATAVIA, OH (March 16, 2020) - In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials announce the postponement of events for 30 days. This postponement includes events at Atomic Speedway, Brownstown Speedway, 411 Motor Speedway, and Talladega Short Track. The series hopes to resume the original schedule on April 18th at Hagerstown Speedway and April 19th at Port Royal Speedway. In the meantime, series officials will continue to closely monitor the situation in coordination with federal, state, local, and public health officials, along with information that is based on guidelines from the CDC. Rescheduled dates and events: May 8th - Atomic Speedway (Chillicothe,…

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Sheppard Takes Finale at East Bay

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Photo Credit: HeathLawsonPhotos.com TAMPA, FL (February 8, 2020)- Brandon Sheppard came from the 11th starting position to win Saturday Night's Wrisco Industries Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park. It was Sheppard's third win of the week in the annual Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. He passed race leader Devin Moran with 12 laps to go, before driving on to victory. Moran, in the Tye Twarog Longhorn finished second to Sheppard with Tyler Erb, Brian Shirley, and Shane Clanton completing the top five. Pole sitter, Moran, took the lead at the drop of the green flag with Clanton hot on his…

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Tim McCreadie Takes Lucas Dirt Season Opener

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Waynesville, GA (February 1, 2020) - Tim McCreadie started off the 2020 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with a convincing win in the RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway.  The 45-year-old New York native was racing with a heavy-heart as his father, "Barefoot" Bob McCreadie was on his mind. The runner-up of the 2019 Championship went to victory lane after leading the entire 50 laps, which was his 16th career visit to Lucas Oil Victory Lane. The winner was challenged briefly by Mark Whitener and Jonathan Davenport while in traffic. Late in the race, a timely caution allowed McCreadie to…

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Expanded Broadcast Schedule Announced for 2020 – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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Batavia, OH (January 29, 2020) - There are exciting things happening all around with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, one being the expanded broadcast schedule for 2020. Between four major networks: MAVTV Motorsports Network, NBCSN, CBS Sports Network, and CBS, fans will have access to live events, re-airings, and highlights from every event on the schedule.Not everyone is able to make it to all of the Lucas Dirt events and experience the smell of race fuel, the feel of dirt flying, and the sound of 850 plus horsepower machines roaring around the track. That is why, with the help…

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2020 Lucas Dirt Speedweeks Preview

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2020 Lucas Dirt Speedweeks Preview Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (January 14, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season is upon us, with two states, three tracks, and nine days of racing. The 2020 season starts off with return visits to Golden Isles Speedway, for the RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire, and on January 30th-February 1st, and East Bay Raceway Park for the 44th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by Lucas Oil February 2nd-8th. The Series will make its first ever visit to All-Tech Raceway in…

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Tyler Erb Claims LOLMDS Rookie of the Year

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Tyler Erb Claims Rookie of the YearStory By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (December 19, 2019) - Tyler Erb started off the 2019 season by winning the first night out and taking the honor of displaying the Midwest Sheet Metal orange spoiler to signify the points lead. Erb finished out the year as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Eibach Springs Rookie of the Year and taking fourth in Championship points. "I'm super happy to be able to win Rookie of the Year for Best Performance Motorsports. We had a goal to win that, and to…

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Skyline Motorsports Set for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series ’20 Assault

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Skyline Motorsports Set for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series ’20 AssaultTeammates, Shane Clanton and Tyler Bruening Venture into New Territory Story By: Ben Shelton/MSR Photos By: December 9, 2019 - Skyline Motorsports teammates, Shane Clanton and Tyler Bruening, are preparing to venture into new territory in 2020. Both drivers have made the decision to compete fulltime on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). For Clanton, it marks the first season since 2005 that he hasn’t been a regular with the World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model Series, and for Bruening it will be his first…

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Jonathan Davenport Wins Third National Championship

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Jonathan Davenport Wins Third National Championship Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (November 26, 2019) - The 2015 and 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Jonathan Davenport, has joined Scott Bloomquist and Jimmy Owens as three-time National Champions, just one behind Earl Pearson Jr. Davenport finished out the season with 12 feature wins, 30 top five and 40 top ten finishes, allowing him to maintain the points lead for most of the season. After the banquet, Davenport and his Lance Landers Motorsports team will have banked over $370,000 this year, including event winnings,…

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Sheppard Secures Third Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth

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Sheppard Secures Third Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (October 19, 2019) - Brandon Sheppard captured the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries on Saturday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. He earned $100,000 for his third career DTWC victory and also marked his 25th victory of 2019. Sheppard was one of four different race leaders in the 100-lap event. Mike Marlar finished in second, with 2019 Eibach Rookie of the Year, Tyler Erb finishing in third. Rounding…

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56-Race Schedule for Lucas Oil Late Models in 2020

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56-Race Schedule for Lucas Oil Late Models in 2020 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, Ohio (October 19, 2019) - The 2020 season, 56-race schedule of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was announced today during the tour's season finale at Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park.  Showcasing the talents of the nation's elite dirt late model teams, the 2020 schedule will visit 32 different venues across 18 states. The 2020 tour will launch with nine events during Georgia-Florida Speedweeks and concludes October 16th-17th with the 40th Annual Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth Raceway Park.  For the first time All-Tech…

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Michael Page Wins Second Career Dixie Shootout

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Michael Page Wins Second Career Dixie Shootout Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WOODSTOCK, GA (October 12, 2019) - Georgia's Michael Page defended his home turf for the second time in the last three years as he won the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout, on Saturday Night at the Dixie Speedway. With the victory in one of the Southeast's most prestigious dirt late model events, Page became the 19th different winner this season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Page, driving the only Stinger Race Car in the field, took the lead at the start of…

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Dirt Track World Championship One Week Away

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Dirt Track World Championship One Week Away Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (October 11, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is set to cap off the 2019 season with one of the most anticipated events of the year. The 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries - will take place October 17th-19th, at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. The weekend will get underway on Thursday night with preliminary events for the Open Wheel Modifieds. On Friday, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will Hot Lap, Time Trial, and…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Head South to Georgia

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Lucas Oil Late Models Head South to Georgia Story By: Jeremy Shield/LOLMDSPhotos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (October 8, 2019) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series have Georgia on their minds. The tour returns to the Peach State this weekend for two back-to-back events at Dixie Speedway on Saturday and Rome International Speedway on Sunday. Dixie Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked, clay oval, located in Woodstock, Ga. The Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout on Saturday, October 12th will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event…

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Don O’Neal Wins Second Career Pittsburgher

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Don O'Neal Wins Second Career Pittsburgher Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 5, 2019) - Don O'Neal won his second Pittsburgher 100 in the last three years on Saturday Night at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. In taking home the $20,000 first place prize, he also earns his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of 2019 and became the 18th different Series winner this season. Davenport led from the start of the race and appeared to be on the way to his first Pittsburgher 100 victory. Throughout the latter half of the event, he…

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Bronson Takes First Lucas Oil Appearance at Raceway 7

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Bronson Takes First Lucas Oil Appearance at Raceway 7 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS CONNEAUT, OH (October 4, 2019) - Kyle Bronson took advantage of race leader Jimmy Owens' misfortune on lap 45 and then went on to win his third career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race on Friday night at Raceway 7. The event is the biggest dirt late model race in 16 years at the Northeast Ohio facility and was held in front of a packed grandstand. The A-Main saw a dramatic ending as Owens' dominance of the race came to an end…

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Over $120,000 Up for Grabs in Weekend Doubleheader

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Over $120,000 Up for Grabs in Weekend Doubleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (October 1, 2019) - A two-day, two-race swing through Ohio and Pennsylvania this weekend will offer dirt late model teams over $120,000 in purse money. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will make their first-ever stop at Raceway 7 in Conneaut, Ohio on Friday, October 4th. The action shifts to Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Penn. on Saturday, October 5th. Friday night's event at Raceway 7, dubbed the Great Lakes 50, will boast a $12,000 top prize. The Lucas Oil…

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Fierce Battle for Crown Jewel Cup Title

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Fierce Battle for Crown Jewel Cup Title Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 30, 2019) - As the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season nears to a close, the battle for the Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup - Presented by DirtonDirt.com is far from over. The mini-series within the full Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule is comprised of events that pay a minimum of $15,000 to the winner. With just two Crown Jewel Cup events remaining in 2019, the Pittsburgher 100 and the Dirt Track World Championship, the battle for this…

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Dirt Track World Championship Advance Ticket Sales End October 1st

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Dirt Track World Championship Advance Ticket Sales End October 1st Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (September 24, 2019) - One of the most highly anticipated events of the season is just around the corner. Carl Short's 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries will take place October 17th-19th at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The deadline to purchase advance discount tickets for this marquee event is quickly approaching. Advance tickets are on sale now through Tuesday, October 1st. Advance three-day admission tickets (by October 1st) are just $50 for adults (ages 18 & up); $30…

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Hudson O’Neal Captures First Career Jackson 100

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Hudson O'Neal Captures First Career Jackson 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BROWNSTOWN, Ind. (September 21, 2019) - Hudson O'Neal captured one of the biggest wins of his racing career at his home track on Saturday night. The 19-year-old Indiana native was victorious in the 40th Annual Jackson 100 at the Brownstown Speedway. O'Neal took the lead on lap 71 from Devin Moran and sped to victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event before a capacity crowd. Moran tried to track down O'Neal in the late-going, but O'Neal held him off in the battle…

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Tyler Erb Scores Kokomo Thriller

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Tyler Erb Scores Kokomo Thriller Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KOKOMO, Ind. (September 20, 2019) - Tyler Erb won the biggest late model race in the 72-year history of the Kokomo Speedway on Friday night in front of a packed house. The race proved to be a barnburner as Erb passed Hudson O'Neal on the 47th lap and then held off Jimmy Owens to score his sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens charged from the fourteenth starting spot to finish right behind Erb at the checkers. Hudson O'Neal had taken the…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Duel in Doubleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Models Duel in Doubleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 17, 2019) - With 16th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals in the books, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series shifts focus to a pair of events at Kokomo Speedway and Brownstown Speedway this weekend. The doubleheader will kick off on Friday, September 20 in Kokomo, Ind. with the highly anticipated Kokomo Late Model Shootout. A complete program is on tap that includes: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and 50-lap, $12,000-to-win finale for the Lucas Oil Late Model…

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Owens Repeats as Late Model Knoxville Nationals Champ

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Owens Repeats as Late Model Knoxville Nationals Champ Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 14, 2019) - Jimmy Owens became just the second driver in the history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win the $40,000 event in back-to-back years. The 47-year-old Tennessee veteran did the trick on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Owens joins fellow Volunteer State driver Mike Marlar as the only drivers in the 16-year-history of the crown jewel event to win in consecutive years. Owens took the lead from Brandon Sheppard on lap 86 and held off one…

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 13, 2019) - Ricky Weiss passed Chris Madden on lap sixteen and went on to record his first career win at Knoxville Raceway on Friday night. The 30-year-old Canadian racer became the 17th different winner on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour this season. Weiss started on the pole but fell to second behind Madden on the opening lap - trailing the South Carolina racer for the first fifteen laps of the 25-lap main event. Madden got bogged down in heavy traffic…

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Shane Clanton Scores at Knoxville

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Shane Clanton Scores at Knoxville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 12, 2019) - Shane Clanton came from the seventh starting spot to win Thursday night's preliminary event at Knoxville Raceway. For the 44-year-old Georgia native, it was his first-ever win at the historic venue. He also became the sixteenth different winner this season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Clanton was the fourth different leader of the 25-lap race. The A-Main was slowed by only one caution flag for Jonathan Davenport on lap four. Ricky Thornton Jr. led the first lap…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Up Next

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Up Next Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 9, 2019) - The 16th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway kicks off on Thursday. One of the most prestigious events, set for September 12th-14th, on one of motorsport's biggest stages, the event will bring together elite dirt late model drivers from around the nation. Over $270,000 in purse money will be paid out over the course of the three-day, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event. The activities on Thursday and Friday, September 12th-13th will feature a complete program of:…

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Dirt Track World Championship Returns to Time Trial Format

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Dirt Track World Championship Returns to Time Trial Format Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 4, 2019) - Hall-of-Fame promoter, Carl Short recently announced that the 39th edition of the Dirt Track World Championship, set for October 18th-19th at Portsmouth Raceway Park will return to a Time Trial format for Super Late Models. Since 2015, a double-heat race format, with a passing-points system, has transferred drivers into the main event. This year, Friday night will include Time Trials and a single set of 15-lap heat races with a six car invert. Competitors will earn points based on Time Trials…

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Richards Scores First Hillbilly Hundred Triumph

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Richards Scores First Hillbilly Hundred Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MIDDLEBOURNE, W.V. (September 1, 2019) - West Virginia native Josh Richards won his first career Hillbilly Hundred on Sunday night at the Tyler County Speedway. The 31-year-old grew up coming to the track, and tonight, led all 100 laps to score the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory worth $30,000 in front of a capacity crowd. Richards' third Lucas Oil win of the season came over the defending Hillbilly Hundred winner Brandon Overton, Tim McCreadie, 20th starting Shanon Buckingham, and Jimmy Owens. Richards fought off…

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Davenport Controls Bob Miller Memorial at Portsmouth

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Davenport Controls Bob Miller Memorial at Portsmouth Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (August 31, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport went to Victory Lane for the twelfth time in 2019 on Saturday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Davenport took the lead at the start of the 50-lap, Bob Miller Memorial, and held off a charging Josh Richards before pulling away for the victory. A torrid battle for second place ensued in the final circuits with several drivers taking a shot at Richards, but the two-time Dirt Track World Champion held them off and finished for the runner-up…

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McCreadie Breaks Through at Ponderosa

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McCreadie Breaks Through at Ponderosa Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (August 30, 2019) - Tim McCreadie picked up his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of 2019 on Friday night at Ponderosa Speedway. A record-setting crowd for the 15th annual John Bradshaw Memorial saw McCreadie become the fifteenth different winner on the tour this season. McCreadie held off a mid-race charge from Tanner English to take his first-ever win at the d-shaped oval. English's family owned Rocket Chassis finished in second, followed by current series point leader Jonathan Davenport, Don O'Neal, and…

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Three States. Three Days. Over $180,000 On the Line.

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Three States. Three Days. Over $180,000 On the Line. Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (August 27, 2019) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are gearing up for a Labor Day weekend tripleheader. The three-day swing through Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia begins Friday, with the nation's top dirt late model drivers battling for their share of over $180,000 in prize money. Ponderosa Speedway, a 3/8-mile oval known as "Kentucky's Baddest Bullring," will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the 15th Annual John Bradshaw Memorial on Friday, August…

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Sheppard Rules Mansfield’s Dirt Million

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Sheppard Rules Mansfield's Dirt Million Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MANSFIELD, Ohio (August 24, 2019) - Brandon Sheppard took the race lead from Jonathan Davenport on lap 30 and led the rest of the way to win the 2nd annual Dirt Million - Presented by Arizona Sport Shirts on Saturday night at Mansfield Motor Speedway. Sheppard held off both Mike Marlar and Chase Junghans at the finish line. It was Sheppard's third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the year and his 22nd triumph in 2019. Sheppard and his car owner, Mark Richards took home…

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Sheppard and Marlar Win Night Two Duels at Mansfield

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Sheppard and Marlar Win Night Two Duels at Mansfield Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MANSFIELD, Ohio (August 23, 2019) - Brandon Sheppard and Mike Marlar won Duel feature events on Friday night of the 2nd annual Dirt Million - Presented by Arizona Sport Shirts at Mansfield Motor Speedway. Each driver earned $10,000 for their 30-lap victories and are guaranteed a starting spot in Saturday night's Dirt Million finale. Sheppard took the lead on lap two from pole-sitter Kent Robinson and led the rest of the way to win the first Duel. It was not an easy win…

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Bloomquist and Davenport Star at Mansfield

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Bloomquist and Davenport Star at Mansfield Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MANSFIELD, Ohio (August 22, 2019) - Scott Bloomquist and Jonathan Davenport claimed feature victories during Thursday night's preliminary program for the 2nd annual Dirt Million - Presented by Arizona Sport Shirts. Bloomquist, a three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion won the first 30-lap Duel of the night in the new format instituted for this year's race. Davenport, the two-time and defending series champion held off a trio of drivers in a furious finish in the second 30-lap Duel. Both feature races went caution-free.…

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August Heats Up with Our Dirt Million!

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August Heats Up with Our Dirt Million! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (August 20, 2019) - The nation's top dirt late model drivers will converge in Mansfield, Ohio this week to battle in one of the most anticipated events of the season. The 2nd annual Dirt Million will take place August 22 thru 24 at Mansfield Motor Speedway. The total purse for the mega event currently exceeds $300,000, making the winners share of the 100-lap main event over $90,000. The 30-car field will pay over $2,400 to start, based on the current Dirt Million Ticker.…

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Madden Stays Hot with Topless 100 Triumph

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Madden Stays Hot with Topless 100 Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS LOCUST GROVE, Ark. (August 17, 2019) - Chris Madden is undoubtably the hottest driver in dirt late model racing after winning his third consecutive crown jewel event in as many weeks on Saturday night. The 44-year-old South Carolina native stormed to his first career COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions at Batesville Motor Speedway. Madden earned $40,000 for his effort and became the fifteenth different driver to win the annual crown jewel event sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt…

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Bloomquist Back in Lucas Oil Victory Lane

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Bloomquist Back in Lucas Oil Victory Lane Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS LOCUST GROVE, Ark. (August 16, 2019) - On a historic night for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the tour's all-time winningest driver Scott Bloomquist won his first series event since July 2018. The 55-year-old Hall-of-Fame driver captured the 30-lap feature on the eve of the 27th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions on Friday night. The 600th event in the series history saw a battle for the lead between Bloomquist and his Team Zero teammate Chris Madden go…

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Madden Continues Hot Streak with Batesville Victory

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Madden Continues Hot Streak with Batesville Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS LOCUST GROVE, Ark. (August 15, 2019) - Chris Madden continued his recent hot streak by winning Thursday night's opener at Batesville Motor Speedway. The win marks his third consecutive trip to Victory Lane in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition. Madden survived a battle with Brandon Overton to score the victory on night one of the COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions. Madden was unchallenged other than when he slid up the track after a lap 19 restart and Overton…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Invades Batesville, Ark.

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Invades Batesville, Ark. Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (August 12, 2019) - The elite drivers of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with top dirt late model drivers from around the nation, will converge in Batesville, Ark. this weekend. One of the most highly anticipated events of the season, the 27th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions is slated for Thursday - Saturday, August 15th - 17th, at Batesville Motor Speedway. The crown jewel event is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late…

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Chris Madden Sweeps North/South Weekend

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Chris Madden Sweeps North/South Weekend Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, Ky. (August 10, 2019) - Chris Madden continued his recent hot-streak with a $50,000 victory in Saturday's Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - Presented by Lucas Oil at Florence Speedway. UNION, Ky. (August 10, 2019) - Chris Madden continued his recent hot-streak with a $50,000 victory in Saturday's Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - Presented by Lucas Oil at Florence Speedway. Madden stormed from his tenth starting spot to sweep the weekend in front of the standing room only crowd. With his win, Madden became the…

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Jimmy Owens on Sunoco North/South 100 Pole

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Jimmy Owens on Sunoco North/South 100 Pole Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, Ky. (August 9, 2019) - Friday night's portion of the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South - Presented by Lucas Oil kicked off with 53 of the nation's top dirt late model drivers battling in twelve heat races of passing points. In the first round, heat one was won by Mike Marlar. He led all the way to pick up the victory. Marlar stayed in front of a fantastic battle for second that lasted for the entire distance. Ultimately, he was followed to the line by…

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Madden Scores First Florence Victory

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Madden Scores First Florence Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, Ky. (August 8, 2019) - Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane on Thursday night in the Sunoco North/South Shootout at Florence Speedway. The win marks the South Carolina native's first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season and his first ever at Florence Speedway. Madden becomes the thirteenth different winner on the Series in 2019. Madden started on the pole and faded as far back as fifth in the running order early in the race. Zack Dohm led the first fifteen…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Target Sunoco North/South 100

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Lucas Oil Late Models Target Sunoco North/South 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (August 1, 2019) - In just one week, the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will converge in Union, Kentucky for one of the biggest events of the 2019 season. The Sunoco Race Fuels North/South Shootout - Presented by Lucas Oil will take place on Thursday, August 8. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains - highlighted by the 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. The Open Wheel Modifieds will also compete…

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$53,000 Prize Goes to Bobby Pierce

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$53,000 Prize Goes to Bobby Pierce Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GREENWOOD, Nebr. (July 20, 2019) - Bobby Pierce got his redemption at I-80 Speedway - scoring the biggest win of his career on Saturday night in the Imperial Tile 9th annual Silver Dollar Nationals. Pierce's first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season came exactly one year after he suffered the heartbreak of losing the race lead with three laps to go due to mechanical issues. Pierce took the lead from Chris Madden for the final time on lap 66 and cruised on…

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Davenport Claims I-80 Speedway’s Go 50

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Davenport Claims I-80 Speedway's Go 50 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GREENWOOD, Nebr. (July 18, 2019) - For the second consecutive year, Jonathan Davenport claimed a thrilling victory in the Malvern Bank Go 50 at I-80 Speedway. The race saw five different drivers grab the lead at one point. Davenport became the last of the five, as he took the point on lap 34 from Brandon Sheppard and cruised on to his tenth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Davenport and Sheppard were followed to the finish line by Devin Moran, Mason Zeigler,…

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Richards Charges to Brown County Victory

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Richards Charges to Brown County Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 16, 2019) - Josh Richards stormed to the victory in the 3rd annual Bullet Sportswear Shootout on Tuesday night at Brown County Speedway. Richards started fifth and powered to the lead ahead of Brandon Sheppard on lap 35 en-route to claim his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Tim McCreadie climbed from his eleventh starting position to finish second as he passed Stormy Scott for the runner-up position in the final laps. Scott recorded his best career LOLMDS…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Set for Mid-Week Events

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Lucas Oil Late Models Set for Mid-Week Events Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (July 15, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is set to invade South Dakota and Minnesota for a pair of mid-week events. The national tour will invade Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. on Tuesday before returning to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. on Wednesday. Both events are expected to attract a powerful field of entries as drivers battle in a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win finale for the Lucas…

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Davenport Dashes to Diamond Nationals Finale

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Davenport Dashes to Diamond Nationals Finale Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WHEATLAND, Mo. (July 14, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport picked up his second-career CMH Diamond Nationals - Presented by Super Clean on Sunday night at the Lucas Oil Speedway. It was not easy for the defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion as he had to hold off a hard-charging Mike Marlar to pick up the $15,000 victory. Davenport's only other win in the annual July event was in 2015. Marlar managed to pass Davenport for the lead as the two came out of turn…

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