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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2018 Slate Announced

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

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Lucas Oil National Championship Decided this Weekend

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

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

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

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

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

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Bad Boy Mowers TV Race Challenge Bonus Decided this Weekend

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

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Darrell Lanigan Dominates Rome Showdown

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

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29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 One Week Away

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

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Lucas Oil Late Model Stars Have Georgia on Their Mind

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

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Bloomquist Best in Brownstown Speedway’s Jackson 100

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

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Owens Wins Tribute to Steve Barnett at Brownstown

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

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2018 Georgia-Florida Speedweeks Dates Announced!

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

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LOLMDS Doubleheader at Brownstown Speedway This Weekend

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

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

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

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Richards Wins Opening Night of Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals

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

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Watch Knoxville Nationals Prelims LIVE on DirtonDirt.com

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

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DTWC Goes Back in Time with ‘Throwback Weekend’

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

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals One Week Away

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

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Hillbilly Hundred to Offer Record Purse in 2018

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

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Davenport Edges McCreadie for Hillbilly Hundred Victory

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

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Lucas Oil Stars Ready for Labor Day Doubleheader

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Lucas Oil Stars Ready for Labor Day Doubleheader! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (August 28, 2017) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are gearing up for a spectacular Labor Day weekend doubleheader. The nation's top dirt late model drivers will battle for over $125,000 in total prize money. On Saturday, September 2nd, the LOLMDS will return to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH. The Bob Miller Memorial - Presented by Pepsi will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 60-lap, $12,000-to-win main event.…

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Bloomquist Blasts to Third Straight Lucas Oil Win at Lawrenceburg

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Bloomquist Blasts to Third Straight Lucas Oil Win at Lawrenceburg Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS LAWRENCEBURG, IN (August 26, 2017) Scott Bloomquist came from the seventh starting spot to win Saturday night's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event at the Lawrenceburg Speedway. The win is Bloomquist's third straight win in the Whiskey City 60. Bloomquist became the fourth different leader of the race, taking the top spot on lap 35 and pulling away from the field. Darrell Lanigan led the first 25 laps of the race until Hudson O'Neal took over the top spot. O'Neal then…

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Bloomquist Becomes First Five-Time Winner of Topless 100

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

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Tim McCreadie Tops Topless 100 Preliminaries

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

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25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Up Next

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

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McCreadie Charges to First-Career North/South 100 Victory

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

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Owens Survives Battle with Lanigan to Win at Florence

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

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Tim McCreadie Leads Crown Jewel Cup Standings

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

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All Eyes on Sunoco North/South 100 Weekend

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

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Josh Richards Victorious in First Appearance at Macon

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

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Tim McCreadie Scores Biggest Career Win in Silver Dollar Nationals Triumph

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

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Steve Francis Tops Silver Dollar Nationals Preliminaries

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

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Richards Takes Second Straight Lucas Oil Victory

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

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Richards Knows How; Wins at Tri-City Speedway

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

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Charges West!

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

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Overton Charges to Lucas Oil Win at Cherokee Speedway

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

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

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

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Richards Goes Back to Back in Lucas Oil Action from Ohio

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

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Bakers Dozen Of Winners For Lucas Late Model Series

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

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Ohio Tripleheader Highlights LOLMDS Independence Weekend

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

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Lucas Oil Late Models Attack Three States In Three Days

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Three Days. Three States. Three Big Events. Press Release By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH -May 12, 2017 - In the week ahead, the captivating stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will tackle three states in three days, with three action-packed events along the way. The nation's elite dirt late model teams are expected to challenge a strong contingent of local and regional standouts from throughout the Midwest. The Series will return to LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, IL for Round No. 1 of the Hoker Trucking Spring Shootout on…

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Eckert Roars To Port Royal Lucas Series Win

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Rick Eckert Charges Late to Win Port Royal  Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES EDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM PORT ROYAL, PA -April 24, 2017- Rick Eckert took the lead on lap 39 from Gregg Satterlee and went on to win his third career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race on Sunday night at Port Royal Speedway. In the series' first ever visit to the track; Pennsylvania drivers swept the top three spots. With the win, Eckert became the ninth different winner in LOLMDS competition this season. Satterlee led the first 38 laps of…

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Lanigan Thrills The Crowd For Atomic Victory

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Lanigan Passes O'Neal on the Final Lap to Win at Atomic Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM WAVERLY, OH - April 21, 2017- Darrell Lanigan made a thrilling last-lap pass on his Clint Bowyer Racing teammate, Don O'Neal to win the Buckeye Spring 50 on Thursday night at Atomic Speedway. Lanigan becomes the eighth different winner on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour in 2017. He pilots the I-Racing.com, Peak Antifreeze and Coolant, Cometic Gasket, Clements Racing Engines, Club 29 entry. O'Neal, who led the first 49-laps, fell just…

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Port Royal Ready For Lucas Late Model Series Invasion

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Moon Shine Camo Brings History Making Event To Port Royal Speedway Story By: JASON BLY / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM PORT ROYAL, Pa. – April 13, 2017- Motors are revving up for the upcoming invasion of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Port Royal Speedway on Sunday, April 23, sponsored by Moon Shine Camo. The invasion of the LOLMDS at Port Royal will be the first of its kind by the national touring circuit anywhere in the mid-state. The Moon Shine Camo Lucas Oil Late Model main will be 50-laps in distance,…

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McCreadie Bad To The Bone At Batesville

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Tim McCreadie On The Pole For Bad Boy 98 Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM LOCUST GROVE, AR - April 8, 2017  - Tim McCreadie and Jimmy Owens will make-up the front row for Saturday night's Bad Boy 98 at the Batesville Motor Speedway. The 98-lap main event will pay $20,000 to win for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. McCreadie started off Eibach Springs Heat #1 with a victory in the Coffey-McCreadie Enterprises, Sweeteners Plus, Pro Power Racing Engines, Longhorn Chassis. McCreadie was the fastest qualifier in Group…

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Bad Boy 98 Highlights Busy Month of April

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Invaded Batesville Motor Speedway Story By: JEREMY SHIELDS/ LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH -April 5, 2017 - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will make their first of two visits, in 2017, to Batesville Motor Speedway - this week. The lightning-fast 3/8-mile oval, located in Batesville, AR, will host the annual Bad Boy 98, Friday-Saturday, April 7th-8th. The event is co-sanctioned with the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series - Presented by Lucas Oil. The action will get underway on Friday night, April…

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O’Neal Charges Ahead for Duck River Victory

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O'Neal Charges Ahead for Duck River Victory Story By: Lonnie Wheatley/LOLMDS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff WHEEL, TN (April 2, 2017) - The former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Don O'Neal outdueled defending National Champion, Scott Bloomquist on Sunday night at Duck River Raceway. O'Neal took the lead from Bloomquist for the final time on lap 38 to claim his first LOLMDS win of the season. Trailing the two former series champions to the checkers was young-gun Tanner English - who recorded his best career LOLMDS finish. Brandon Overton came home fourth, followed by Dennis Erb Jr. rounding out…

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Pearson Breaks Winless Drought With Boyd’s Victory

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Earl Pearson  Wires The Field For Hard Fought Win At Boyd's Speedway Story By: LONNIE WHEATLEY / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM RINGGOLD, GA- April 1,  2017  – Earl Pearson Jr. led all 50 laps on Friday night at Boyd’s Speedway to win his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race since May of 2015. The results will show Pearson led all 50 laps but the win never came easy as he had several challengers up front. Current Lucas Oil point leader, Josh Richards charged from the 14th starting position to finish second in…

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Weather Postpones Lucas Late Model Series Events

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This Weekend's Events at Atomic and Brownstown Postponed Story By: LONNIE WHEATLEY / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH -March 15, 2017 - This weekend's events at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN have been postponed. With the forecast for mixed precipitation and unseasonably cold temperatures at both venues, Speedway and Series officials have agreed to postpone the events. The 3rd Annual Buckeye Spring 50 will now take place on Thursday, April 20th. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Return to Action Next Week

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Lucas Oil Late Models Return to Action Next Week Story By: James Essex/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (March 10, 2017) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will resume competition next week with a visit to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH on Friday, March 17th - followed by Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN on Saturday, March 18th. 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 3rd Annual Buckeye Spring 50. In 2016, Jonathan Davenport claimed his second Buckeye Spring 50 victory…

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Sheppard Strikes Late For Bubba Raceway Park Victory

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Sheppard Wins in Dramatic Fashion at Bubba Raceway Park  Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OCALA, FL -February 20, 2017 - The former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rookie of the Year, Brandon Sheppard took the lead on the final lap from Scott Bloomquist to win Sunday night's Lucas Oil Winter Nationals - presented by GEICO at Bubba Raceway Park. The exciting finish brought the packed grandstand to its feet as Sheppard charged from his 11th starting spot to take the win. Bloomquist finished in second, followed by Dennis Erb…

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