Lucas Oil Late Models Head South to Georgia

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Lucas Oil Late Models Head South to Georgia

Story By: Jeremy Shield/LOLMDS

Photos 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 for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

Recognized as the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile Oval,” Rome International Speedway is located in Northwest Georgia at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains – just a short drive from Dixie Speedway. On Sunday night, October 13th the Lucas Oil Rome Showdown will include: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event.

In addition to the pulse-pounding action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the competition at both venues each night will include: Econo Bombers, Sportsman, Crates, Steel Head/525, and Stinger cars.

For tickets and more information on both events, visit: www.dixiespeedway.com or call (770) 926-5315.

Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga. leads the current Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings over Tim McCreadie. Josh Richards, Tyler Erb, and Jimmy Owens complete the top-five. With only three events remaining on the 2019 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series campaign, this upcoming weekend’s events will be crucial in the current points battle.

For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, tour schedule, driver information, and much more visit: www.lucasdirt.com.

Track and Event Information:
Dixie Speedway
Phone Number: 770-926-5315
Location: 150 Dixie Drive, Woodstock, GA 30189
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 34.08914 – Longitude: -84.56119
Directions: I-75 to exit 277, then 6 miles east on SR 92, then north (3/4 mile east of SR 205)
Website: www.dixiespeedway.com

Rome International Speedway
Phone Number: 706-235-2541
Location: 1900 Chulio Rd. SE, Rome, GA 30161
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 34.20123 – Longitude: -85.11039
Directions: 4 miles east of Rome on US 411, then 1.5 miles south on Wilbanks Road, then 0.3 miles east on Chulio Road
Website: www.dixiespeedway.com/Rome

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350, DRS 1350
Right Rear – Hoosier 03, LM40

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 2 new rear tires.
*Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed.

Dixie Speedway Event Purse: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

Rome International Speedway Event Purse: 1. $10,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:
POS
CAR #
DRIVER NAME
HOMETOWN
POINTS
DEFICIT
1
49
Jonathan Davenport
Blairsville, GA
7840

2
39
Tim McCreadie
Watertown, NY
7395
-445
3
14
Josh Richards
Shinnston, WV
7280
-560
4
1T
Tyler Erb ®
New Waverly, TX
7225
-615
5
20
Jimmy Owens
Newport, TN
7140
-700
6
1M
Devin Moran ®
Dresden, OH
6935
-905
7
71
Hudson O’Neal
Martinsville, IN
6900
-940
8
1
Earl Pearson Jr.
Jacksonville, FL
6885
-955
9
40B
Kyle Bronson
Brandon, FL
6215
-1625
10
50
Shanon Buckingham
Morristown, TN
6180
-1660
11
2s
Stormy Scott
Las Cruces, NM
5870
-1970
12
21
Billy Moyer Jr.
Batesville, AR
5645
-2195
13
5
Don O’Neal
Martinsville, IN
5160
-2680

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