Archive for the ‘Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series’ Category

Scott Bloomquist Wins Record Fifth Jackson 100 on Saturday Night at Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, IN (September 20, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist continued his hot streak this month by winning the 35th Annual Jackson 100 on Saturday Night at Brownstown Speedway. Bloomquist steered his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Andy Durham-powered, Sweet-Bloomquist car to victory lane in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event, earning a $20,000 pay day. Bloomquist took the lead for good on the 11th lap from Steve Francis and led the rest of the way for the victory. Don O’Neal, who like Bloomquist, was looking for his fifth win in the crown jewel event, came home in second. O’Neal has…More

Mike Marlar Sets New Track Record in Friday Night’s Preliminary Qualifying at Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, IN (September 19, 2014) – Mike Marlar set a new track record in Miller Welders Time Trials on Friday Night at Brownstown Speedway. Marlar and twelve other drivers broke Steve Francis’ previous track record of 13.546 seconds, which was set back in April of 2006. Marlar’s record setting time was 13.263 seconds. A total of 47 cars were on hand for the 35th Annual Jackson 100 sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. On Saturday Night, Marlar, Steve Casebolt, Jonathan Davenport, and Scott Bloomquist will be the pole-sitters for the four 10-lap heat races. The top four…More

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Heads to Brownstown, IN for the 35th Annual Jackson 100

WAYCROSS, GA (September 10, 2014) – One of the Midwest’s traditional and most popular events, The Jackson 100 is set for Friday and Saturday, September 19th and 20th at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN. This annual event, promoted by Jim Price, will take place at the ¼ mile bull ring at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. This year’s event will pay $20,000 to win and $1,200 to start. Don O’Neal of Martinsville, IN is the defending race winner and has won this event four (4) times. Racing action begins Friday night, September 19th, with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series hot…More

Don O’Neal Wins Thriller at I-77 Raceway Park and Earns First Hillbilly Hundred Victory

RIPLEY, WV (August 31, 2014) – In a tremendous finish between the top two in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Championship points standings, Don O’Neal held off Jimmy Owens to win the 46th Annual Hillbilly Hundred on Sunday Night at I-77 Raceway Park. O’Neal fought off some tough challenges to claim the $25,000-victory in America’s oldest crown jewel event. The event was also part of the ASi Crown Jewel Cup presented by Dirtondirt.com and awarded valuable points towards the year end $10,000 cash award. Steve Francis driving the Clint Bowyer Racing team car to O’Neal charged back from…More

Jackie Boggs Blasts to Lucas Oil Victory on Saturday Night at Portsmouth Raceway Park

PORTSMOUTH, OH (August 30, 2014) – Jackie Boggs blasted from third to first on a late restart and went on to win the Pepsi 50 River Days Rumble on Saturday Night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Scott Bloomquist was in control of the race before a caution with 40 laps complete, setting up a thrilling finish in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. Bloomquist had the dominant car from the start of the event, then over the last ten laps he developed fuel-pressure issues. He gave up the lead to Boggs on lap 43. Boggs brought the huge crowd…More

Bloomquist Blisters Field in First Ever Visit to Attica Raceway Park

ATTICA, OH (August 29, 2014) – Making his first ever visit to Attica Raceway Park, Scott Bloomquist survived a two-lap dash to the finish for his fifth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of the season. Bloomquist led all 50-laps in his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Lucas Oil Products sponsored Sweet-Bloomquist entry. Bloomquist earned his 51st career LOLMDS victory out dueling Steve Francis, Earl Pearson Jr., Jimmy Owens, and Mason Zeigler to round out the top five. “This is our first time here; everyone knows our winning percentage at new tracks in my career is pretty good. This is really…More

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Preparing for Huge Labor Day Weekend of Racing

WAYCROSS, GA (August 27, 2014) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series gets back in action this weekend with 3 big Labor Day weekend events. The LOLMDS will compete at three different venues this weekend with over $165,000 in prize money up for grabs. The series will start the weekend with a visit to Attica Raceway Park in Attica, OH this Friday, August 29th. The Rex LeJeune promoted facility will host the LOLMDS, for the second time, with a 50-Lap $10,000 to win feature event Friday night. The All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series will run as a…More

Don O’Neal Wins Whiskey City 50 at Lawrenceburg Speedway

LAWRENCEBURG, IN (August 23, 2014) – Don O’Neal returned to his home-state of Indiana on Saturday Night and won the Whiskey City 50 at Lawrenceburg Speedway. It was O’Neal’s sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season, and continues to close the gap on current point leader, Jimmy Owens, who came home sixth. O’Neal grabbed the lead on lap four from his Clint Bowyer Racing teammate, Steve Francis, and charged to his 39th career LOLMDS victory. Francis finished second followed by pole-sitter, Scott Bloomquist. Steve Casebolt drove by Earl Pearson Jr. on the final lap to take…More

McDowell Scorches Competition, Wins at Volunteer Speedway

BULLS GAP, TN (August 21, 2014) – Dale McDowell came home the winner in Thursday Night’s 11th Annual Scorcher 50 – Presented by Reece Monument and O’Reilly Auto Parts at Volunteer Speedway. McDowell picked up the lead when Scott Bloomquist blew a right rear tire with two laps scored. McDowell then led the rest of the race for his sixth career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory, in front of an enormous crowd. Mike Marlar wound up second at the finish, followed by John Blankenship. Bloomquist, who pitted twice, managed to rebound with a fourth place finish. Rounding out…More

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Heads to Tennessee and Indiana this Week

WAYCROSS, GA (August 19, 2014) – The premier national touring series for super dirt late models will visit the states of Tennessee and Indiana this week. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will compete at a special mid-week show on Thursday, August 21st in East Tennessee at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN. The LOLMDS will sanction the 11th Annual “Scorcher”- Presented by Reece Monument Co. of Tazewell and O’Reilly Auto Parts. This annual event is run in conjunction with the NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway, just up the road from Volunteer Speedway. Activities will include LOLMDS Hot-Laps,…More