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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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BC39 FIELD SOARS PAST 50 WITH BACON, BELL, LARSON AND OTHER TOP STARS ENTERED

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BC39 FIELD SOARS PAST 50 WITH BACON, BELL, LARSON AND OTHER TOP STARS ENTERED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (August 14, 2019)………Defending BC39 winner Brady Bacon, along with USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget champions Christopher Bell, Jerry Coons, Jr. Dave Darland, Logan Seavey and Tanner Thorson, as well as NASCAR Monster Energy Cup winner Kyle Larson and a host of others, are among the latest drivers entered for the second running of the Driven2SaveLives BC39 powered by NOS Energy Drink, as the field has now grown to 55 cars for the…

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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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DeMan, Costa, Shwedyk and Wert Win on Renway Energy Christmas in August Night at Ohsweken

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DeMan, Costa, Shwedyk and Wert Win on Renway Energy Christmas in August Night at Ohsweken Story By: Clayton Johns/Ohsweken Speedway Photo By: Dale Calnan OHSWEKEN, Ont. (August 9, 2019) – Ohsweken Speedway’s annual Christmas in August event continued its tradition of being a major success with dozens of new toys brought to the track to be donated to underprivileged children at Christmastime. All fans who brought a new toy for the event received half price general admission to the track. On the track, it was Mack DeMan scoring a win with the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars as they made…

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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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WISE OUTDUELS LARSON DOWN TO THE WIRE AT KUTZTOWN

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WISE OUTDUELS LARSON DOWN TO THE WIRE AT KUTZTOWN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, Pennsylvania (July 31, 2019)………Zeb Wise is becoming accustomed to logging his most memorable USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget moments in the state of Pennsylvania. After bagging his first career series win after a two-month layoff due to injury and becoming the youngest winner in series history to boot, last August at Lanco, Wise might've one-upped himself in his second act in Wednesday's series debut at Action Track USA for round two of Pennsylvania Midget Week.…

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Jeep Night 2/Scout Night Up Next On New Egypt Speedway Docket

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Jeep Night 2/Scout Night Up Next On New Egypt Speedway Docket Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – While summer is starting to slowly come to an end, the New Egypt Speedway schedule certainly is not as short-track racing continues this Saturday night with Jeep Night 2 and Scout Night! The MIGHTY Vahlco Wheels Modifieds will be the main attraction this Saturday night, as they will be competing in a 30-lap main event that will see drivers such as this past Saturday night’s winner David VanHorn, Billy Pauch Jr., Danny Bouc, Brandon Grosso, Mike…

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Jordan Watson Represents First State With $3,250 Georgetown Mod Win; Steven Drevicki Makes USAC East Coast History

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Jordan Watson Represents First State With $3,250 Georgetown Mod Win; Steven Drevicki Makes USAC East Coast History Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway GEORGETOWN, DE - On an historic night at the Georgetown Speedway, Jordan Watson represented his home state of Delaware well. Watson, who resides just 15 minutes north of the speedway in Milford, ended an absence of nearly three years for First State drivers from Victory Lane in L&J Sheet Metal Modified competition at the historic venue. Watson picked up $3,250 in prize money for his efforts in the 30-lap main event driving the family fielded No. 1J. A…

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#PDC30 Showdowns at Fairbury Set Saturday’s Field

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#PDC30 Showdowns at Fairbury Set Saturday's Field Story By: Nick Graziano/WoOLMs FAIRBURY, IL – July 26, 2019 – The most prestigious Dirt Late Model race in the great state of Illinois kicked off on Friday night with a record-setting number of “The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet” in the Fairbury Speedway pit area. 72 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models saddled up to compete in four very entertaining Prairie Dirt Shootouts that set the first 8 rows of Saturday’s 30th annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by Bank of Pontiac. QUALIFYING 2017 Prairie Dirt Classic winner Brandon Sheppard…

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Hall of Fame Weekend Provides Two Days of Action at Weedsport; Karts on Saturday, Big Blocks on Sunday

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Hall of Fame Weekend Provides Two Days of Action at Weedsport; Karts on Saturday, Big Blocks on Sunday Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY (July 25, 2019) – Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame Weekend will provide two days of racing action on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 as both the kartway and speedway will be in action. Racing will kick-off on Saturday at 2 p.m. with Round #3 of the Performance Manufacturing Super Kart Series presented by Stirling Lubricants and Champion Racing Oil at Weedsport Kartway. The kartway’s ‘Super Seven’ divisions will be in…

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VON DOHREN AND BRIGHTBILL CONTINUE TO SET PACE IN GRANDVIEW NASCAR POINTS

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VON DOHREN AND BRIGHTBILL CONTINUE TO SET PACE IN GRANDVIEW NASCAR POINTS TRIPLEHEADER ACTION RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SATURDAY, ENDUROS ON FRIDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 23, 2019 . . . Will he win his 11th NASCAR Modified title? That is the question being asked by many as Craig Von Dohren continues to set the pace in the Grandview Speedway T.P.Trailers NASCAR Modified point standings. And in the T.P.Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman point battle Brad Brightbill is on top of the standings. Von Dohren, a ten time champion, has 3043 points and is…

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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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Von Dohren wins fifth of the year at Big Diamond, Drevicki wins USAC Wingless feature

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Von Dohren wins fifth of the year at Big Diamond, Drevicki wins USAC Wingless feature Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com With extreme heat blanketing the Mid-Atlantic region, veteran driver Craig Von Dohren remained cool as he worked his way through the tough Big Diamond field to win his fifth Insinger Performance Modified feature of the season. Steve Drevicki won his second USAC Wingless feature of the season. Other Friday night winners were Dakota Kohler and Chris Holland Florida resident Todd Neiheiser brought the 24-car field of modifieds to the green flag and jumped out to the…

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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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Brad Sweet out duels Donny Schatz for Jokers Wild win

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NO JOKE: Brad Sweet out duels Donny Schatz for Jokers Wild win After swapping the lead early in the race, Sweet holds off Schatz to win at Eldora Speedway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 ROSSBURG, OH – July 18, 2019 – The flagman held the checkered flag tight, anxiously waiting to thrust it in the air and wave it over Eldora Speedway when the leader exited turn four. The question of who that victor would be left the crowd of thousands in a knot throughout the 30-lap $10,000-to-win Jokers Wild Feature Thursday night. Brad Sweet lead, but Donny…

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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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Patrik Sandell Storms to his First ARX Victory at ARX of Gateway

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Patrik Sandell Storms to his First ARX Victory at ARX of Gateway MADISON, Illinois (July 14, 2019) - Patrik Sandell became Subaru Motorsports USA’s third different Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship race winner in as many rounds by driving his Subaru WRX STI to victory in Round 3 of the ARX of Gateway double-header at the World Wide Technology Raceway. The Swedish driver followed up teammates Scott Speed and Chris Atkinson’s victories in Rounds 1 and 2 with a comfortable victory on Sunday, leading the final wire-to-wire. Speed himself sealed a Subaru one-two finish, charging from the back row of the…

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BREAKTHROUGH WIN: CLANTON SCORES BIG FIRST WIN WITH NEW TEAM, KNOCKS OFF RED-HOT SHEPPARD

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BREAKTHROUGH WIN: CLANTON SCORES BIG FIRST WIN WITH NEW TEAM, KNOCKS OFF RED-HOT SHEPPARD Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Jacy Norgaard OGILVIE, MN – July 13, 2019 – When Skyline Motorsports was left without a driver to field its second car back in mid-June, Shane Clanton was there to answer the call. Fast forward to Saturday night at Ogilvie Raceway and he turned it into a winning decision. Clanton outran Brandon Sheppard and Jimmy Mars to give Skyline Motorsports its first World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series victory, halting Sheppard’s five-race win streak. It certainly didn’t come…

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Jimmy Owens Rules Diamond Nationals Opener

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Jimmy Owens Rules Diamond Nationals Opener Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WHEATLAND, Mo. (July 13, 2019) - Jimmy Owens continues his mastery of Lucas Oil Speedway by capturing the first night of the CMH Diamond Nationals - Presented by Super Clean on Saturday night. In a race that saw three different leaders, Owens fought off several challenges from Earl Pearson Jr. to secure his second straight Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory and his fourth-career Diamond Nationals. Saturday night's $15,000-to-win event marked Owens' 63rd LOLMDS win. Scott Bloomquist; the defending CMH Diamond Nationals winner; started from…

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NICK PETRILAK WINS THIRD OF YEAR AT PENN CAN IN MID-SEASON SPECTACULAR

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NICK PETRILAK WINS THIRD OF YEAR AT PENN CAN IN MID-SEASON SPECTACULAR Story By: Ryan Lepre/Penn Can Speedway Photos By: Fran Durso/Penn Can Speedway SUSQUEHANNA, PA – Nick Petrilak of Greenfield Township, PA captured his third win of the season at the Penn Can Speedway.  Friday night’s Mid-Season Spectacular which was geared by track management to give back to their weekly racers.  To participate in the Spectacular drivers and race teams needed to race three times at Penn Can during the 2019 season so all purse money went to the racers that have supported the speedway.  Other winners at the…

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David Gravel makes late race pass to win at Hartford Speedway

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EYE ON THE PRIZE: David Gravel makes late race pass to win at Hartford SpeedwayGravel sneaks under Logan Schuchart on a late race restart to take the lead and win his fourth race of the season Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 HARTFORD, MI – July 12, 2019 – Repeated speeches about strong podium runs and satisfying runner-up finishes became commonplace for David Gravel the past two months. A fourth win of the year was in his grasp on several occasions but lost in the closing stage of the race. The same story was playing out again in the…

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Owens Holds Off Richards at Tri-City

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Owens Holds Off Richards at Tri-City Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GRANITE CITY, Ill. (July 12, 2019) - Jimmy Owens fought off challenges from both Shannon Babb and Josh Richards to win the NAPA Know How 50 - Presented by Schoenfeld Headers on Friday night at Tri-City Speedway. Owens earned his first-ever win at the Kevin and Tammy Gundaker-promoted facility. It was Owens' second Lucas Oil win of the season and the 62nd of his career for the 3-time national champion. Owens held the point for the first 11 laps of the race until Babb forged ahead…

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Tyler Erb Does it Again at Tri-City

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Tyler Erb Does it Again at Tri-City Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GRANITE CITY, Ill. (July 11, 2019) - Tyler Erb emerged victorious after battling Jimmy Owens and Mike Marlar to win his fifth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event of the season on Thursday night at Tri-City Speedway. The Hoker Trucking Best in the Business 50 - Presented by Schoenfeld Headers was also Erb's second consecutive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory. Tim McCreadie came on strong to finish third just ahead of Owens and Earl Pearson Jr. Erb started the day by setting…

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Four Days. Four Events. Over $200,000 Purse.

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Four Days. Four Events. Over $200,000 Purse. Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (July 9, 2019) - With over $200,000 in purse money up for grabs, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drivers have four races in four days on deck this week. An action-packed doubleheader is set for Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. on Thursday-Friday, July 11-12, followed by a two-day extravaganza at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. on Saturday-Sunday, July 13-14. Thursday's Hoker Trucking Best in the Business 50 - Presented by Schoenfeld Headers, will see the pit gate open at…

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SHEPPARD COLLECTS 10TH OF THE YEAR AT INDEPENDENCE

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A ROCKET TO THE TOP: SHEPPARD COLLECTS 10TH OF THE YEAR AT INDEPENDENCE Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Mike Ruefer INDEPENDENCE, IA – July 5, 2019 – Using a lane few other drivers chose to use throughout the night at the start of the Morton Buildings Feature, Brandon Sheppard showed a packed house of Buchanan County fairgoers exactly why he’s known as “The Rocket Shepp.” Blasting off around the outside of Iowa-native Chris Simpson on lap four, Sheppard ran away with the lead and dominated his competition over 50 laps at Independence Motor Speedway to collect his 10th World…

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Tyler Erb Back in Lucas Oil Victory Lane

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Tyler Erb Back in Lucas Oil Victory Lane Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MIDDLEBOURNE, W.Va. (July 5, 2019) - For the first time since February, Tyler Erb returned to Lucas Oil Victory Lane on Friday night as he wired the field in the 25th annual Topless 50 at Tyler County Speedway. Erb became the tenth different winner in as many visits by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Tyler County Speedway. The victory didn't come easy, as podium finishers Josh Richards and Devin Moran charged after Erb the entire 50-lap distance. Moran and Erb led…

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Marlar Conquers Independence 50 at Portsmouth

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Marlar Conquers Independence 50 at Portsmouth Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (July 4, 2019) - Mike Marlar ran away with the Independence 50 on Thursday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park - earning his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. At the drop of the green flag, Marlar sprinted to a comfortable lead and held the point for the entire race. Marlar had to withstand a 5-lap shootout to the finish with second-place running Josh Richards and Jimmy Owens after a lap-45 caution. Richards moved into the second spot on lap…

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CHRISTOPHER BELL POCKETS $10,000, JEFF STRUNK WINS MOD THRILLER AS GRANDVIEW DEFEATS MOTHER NATURE TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 2

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CHRISTOPHER BELL POCKETS $10,000, JEFF STRUNK WINS MOD THRILLER AS GRANDVIEW DEFEATS MOTHER NATURE TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 2 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (July 2, 2019) – Mother Nature offered a reprieve to race fans Tuesday Night at Grandview Speedway, providing just enough clear weather for Norman, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell to claim the 410 Sprint Car main event, while Boyertown, Pennsylvania’s Jeff Strunk scored the win in the Modified portion of the double-header event. A big crowd turned out for the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill event attracting a field of thirty 410…

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Four-Race Swing for Lucas Oil Late Models

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Four-Race Swing for Lucas Oil Late Models Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (July 1, 2019) - Beginning Wednesday, the teams of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will have a busy Independence weekend with four straight nights of racing. The blockbuster weekend kicks off with the traditional July 3rd event at Muskingum County Speedway, then continues to Portsmouth Raceway Park on Thursday, Tyler County Speedway on Friday, and concludes at Mansfield Motor Speedway on Saturday. Wednesday's annual July 3rd event at Muskingum County Speedway, Presented by Kendrick Excavating and Dow Cameron Oil & Gas,…

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Make your July 4 a special one at Land of Legends with the Super DIRTcar Series Liberty 100, plus sprint cars

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Make your July 4 a special one at Land of Legends with the Super DIRTcar Series Liberty 100, plus sprint cars Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CANANDAIGUA, NY - July 1 - The stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series have pounded around the Canandaigua, NY dirt oval nearly every year since 1976. Forty-five Super DIRTcar Series events have been completed at Land of Legends Raceway, with Hoosier Racing TIre Weekly Championship competitor Alan Johnson leading all drivers with six Series wins. The Championship Points standings are as tight as ever at the top…

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Harrison Collects Win #3

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Harrison Collects Win #3 Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photo By: Jim DenHamer HIGHLAND, IL – June 29, 2019 – Defending DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Champion Mike Harrison put away another field of 26 other cars on Saturday night at the Highland Speedway to earn his third tour victory of the year. Put simply, Harrison dominated. Leading all 25 laps, he put the distractions of the fireworks behind him and dazzled his hometown crowd for the win over Chad Sellers and Robbie Eilers. As for the rest of Harrison’s competition, the podium may have included the likes of Tyler…

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Babb Is Back!

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Babb Is Back! Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photo By: Rick Neff HIGHLAND, IL – June 29, 2019 – Three-hundred sixty-nine days ago, Shannon Babb picked up his 97th career DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” win at the Spoon River Speedway on June 25, 2018. Tonight, as Series Announcer Ruben Mireles declared in Victory Lane, “Babb is Back!” as he emerged victorious for the 98th time in his Summer Nationals career Saturday night at the Highland Speedway. Billy Moyer, the only driver with more Hell Tour wins than Babb at 100, held strong all race long to claim the runner-up spot.…

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Davenport Goes Flag to Flag at Florence

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Davenport Goes Flag to Flag at Florence Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, Ky. (June 29, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport posted a flag-to-flag victory in Saturday night's 33rd annual Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence Speedway. Davenport held off a furious late-race challenge from Jimmy Owens for a $12,000 payday. Davenport's triumph marked his eighth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Davenport and Owens ran first and second the entire 50 laps, battling nose-to-tail in the early stages of the race. Hudson O'Neal; the defending race winner; and Josh Richards exchanged the third spot…

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Kevin Root passed Jackson Gill at the halfway point in exciting Land of Legends Raceway victory

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Kevin Root passed Jackson Gill at the halfway point in exciting Land of Legends Raceway victory Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar SeriesCANANDAIGUA, NY – June 29, 2019 – After a few rainouts, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series: Central Region finally got underway at the historic Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY. It was well worth the wait as the 40-lap Feature only stopped once for a caution flag and incredible wheel-to-wheel racing could be found throughout the field. Defending DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion Kevin Root worked his way through the field and got into second position…

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Lucas Late Models Return to Tazewell and Florence

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Lucas Late Models Return to Tazewell and Florence Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (June 25, 2019) - After previously being postponed due to inclement weather, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will visit Tazewell (TN) Speedway and Florence (KY) Speedway this Friday and Saturday, June 28-29. Both blockbuster events 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. Tazewell Speedway, widely known for its high-banks and lightning fast speeds, produces thrilling, edge of your seat racing…

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Point Leaders Sheppard & Rudolph Split DIRTcar Double At Land Of Legends

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Point Leaders Sheppard & Rudolph Split DIRTcar Double At Land Of Legends 'No Panic' Franek top Patriot sprinter, Kevin Ridley & Adam DePuy also return to victory lane Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comCanandaigua, NY - Pepsi Big-Block Modified point leaders Matt Sheppard and Erick Rudolph returned to winning form Saturday as the seasoned second-generation chauffeurs shared victory lane at Land Of Legends Raceway while New Jersey invader Davie Franek extended his own points advantage on the heels of his third Patriot Sprint Tour triumph of 2019 at the hallowed half-miler. Also taking checkered flags in the…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Begins at Can-Am and Fulton Speedways

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The Highly Anticipated DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Begins at Can-Am and Fulton Speedways Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY – June 20, 2019 – Is there a better way to kick off the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series than a doubleheader at two premier DIRTcar race tracks? On Wednesday, June 26, the Series travels north to LaFargeville, NY to take on “The Nasty Track” Can-Am Speedway for a $4,000-to-win, 60-lap rumble. Then the convoy of 358 Modified haulers will roll south to Fulton Speedway for the $4,000-to-win Showdown at Sundown. A highly competitive contingent of DIRTcar…

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BC39 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

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BC39 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Speedway, Indiana (June 20, 2019)………Registration is now open for the second running of the Driven2SaveLives BC39 powered by NOS Energy Drink on Sept. 4-5 at The Dirt Track at IMS in Speedway, Ind. Teams can file their entry for the event at https://www.thebc39.com/, where they may also purchase pit and parking passes for the two-night USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship event. With the expansion of grandstand seating around the quarter-mile dirt oval, teams purchasing pit passes for the BC39 will be able to add a grandstand seat. Five-hundred reserved…

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URC Sprints and 358 Modifieds headline the Friday June 21st action at Big Diamond Speedway on Red White & Blue Auto’s night.

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URC Sprints and 358 Modifieds headline the Friday June 21st action at Big Diamond Speedway on Red White & Blue Auto’s night. Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The might winged warriors of the United Racing Club will make the second and final appearance of 2019 this Friday June 21st at the speedway as part of Red, White & Blue Auto’s night. The last time the high flying 360 ci sprint cars made their way onto the speedway it was Austin Bishop taking the checkered flag in a very competitive feature event. After a few weeks…

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Full Racing Card Plus One-on-One Spectator Races Friday, June 21 At The Brewerton Speedway

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Full Racing Card Plus One-on-One Spectator Races Friday, June 21 At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - This Friday, June 21, at the Brewerton Speedway, Regional Truck & Trailer and Ingles Performance will present the fastest, family affordable fun in Central New York. Racing thrills at the Route 11 speedway will feature the 800 horsepower Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman, Fleet Repair Truck & Trailer Repair 4-Cylinders and the U.S Air Force Mod Lites. Mod Lites will receive show up points. Have you always wanted to turn…

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Hudson O’Neal Bags $15,000 at Smoky Mountain

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Hudson O'Neal Bags $15,000 at Smoky Mountain Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MARYVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2019) - Hudson O'Neal wrestled the lead from Mike Marlar on lap 30 and then cruised on to his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway. The Big Daddy 60 was the biggest paying single-day event in Smoky Mountain Speedway history with a first-place prize of $15,000 up for grabs. Ricky Weiss crossed the finish line in second, but he was several car lengths behind the winner. Weiss moved by…

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COURTNEY RULES PORT ROYAL EASTERN STORM ROUND

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COURTNEY RULES PORT ROYAL EASTERN STORM ROUND Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal, Pennsylvania (June 15, 2019)………For Tyler Courtney, the date of June 15th and the location of Port Royal Speedway means more than just another stop on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour. For Port Royal was the half-mile dirt oval where his mentor, Bryan Clauson, recorded his record sixth and final "Eastern Storm" win in 2016. Saturday night also marked what would've been Clauson's 30th birthday. Courtney, the defending series champ, was bound and determined to make his own personal…

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ALAN BARKER GOES BACK TO BACK AT PENN CAN SPEEDWAY

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ALAN BARKER GOES BACK TO BACK AT PENN CAN SPEEDWAY Story By: Ryan Lepre/Penn Can Speedway Photos By: Kristen Towner/Penn Can Speedway SUSQUEHANNA, PA – Last week at the Penn Can Speedway Alan Barker got his first career win and on Friday night he parked it in victory lane to become the first repeat Modified winner in 2019 at the track.  The four race winners this season captured the top four spots in the 30 lap feature event.  Barker of Norwich, NY was the winner in the Steve Klinger No. 77 Hig-Fab.  Nick Petrilak of Greenfield Township, PA came home…

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Marlar Rockets to Cherokee Score

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Marlar Rockets to Cherokee Score Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GAFFNEY, S.C. (June 14, 2019) - Mike Marlar ran away with the 21st Annual Grassy Smith Memorial on Friday night at Cherokee Speedway. Marlar led flag-to-flag for his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. A terrific battle for the second spot took place between several drivers in the last five laps of the race. Davenport held Ross Bailes to secure the second spot finish at the checkers. Jimmy Owens came from the eighth starting position to finish in third. Completing the top…

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Bronson Banks $10,000 at Fayetteville

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Bronson Banks $10,000 at Fayetteville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2019) - Kyle Bronson battled to re-take the lead from Brandon Overton on lap 44 and then cruised to his second career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory on Thursday night at Fayetteville Motor Speedway. With the win, Bronson becomes the tenth different winner this season on the tour. A healthy crowd was on hand for the Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Sr. Memorial - presented by GETSCO. Trailing Bronson and Overton across the finish line were Tyler Erb, Hudson O'Neal, and Jonathan…

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