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

Scott Bloomquist Blisters Field in Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80 Speedway

GREENWOOD, NE (July 19, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist led all 80 laps to win the Fourth Annual Silver Dollar Nationals on Saturday Night at I-80 Speedway. Bloomquist, in his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Sweet-Bloomquist Ford earned $30,000 for his first-ever victory in the event. Brian Birkhofer finished second, followed Jimmy Owens, Billy Moyer, and Jason Feger. The event was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil Midwest Racing Association. “We have run well all year long, but it has been frustrating the last month with all the second place finishes. Finally all the testing we’ve…More

Silver Dollar Nationals Part of ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com This Weekend

WAYCROSS, GA (July 18, 2014) – This weekend’s Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, NE is also part of the ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by Dirtondirt.com point standings. Not only will the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drivers be vying for the $30,000 first place prize money this weekend but also earning valuable points for the Crown Jewel Cup and the $10,000 cash award. The ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by Dirtondirt.com program will award points to drivers at the nine (9) crown jewel cup races, within the series schedule, that pay…More

Owens Gives Competition a Nightmare on Wednesday Night at Lakeside Speedway

KANSAS CITY, KS (July 15, 2014) – Tonight, Jimmy Owens showed why he is the 3-time and defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion. Owens dominated the “Clash of the Titans” on Tuesday Night at Lakeside Speedway. Owens took the lead on lap 19 from Scott Bloomquist and ran off from the field in winning by over eight seconds. Terry Phillips charged from ninth to finish second, and was faster in the closing laps than Owens, but was still nearly a half-a-lap behind, with two laps remaining. The race went caution-free, which enabled Owens to open up a huge…More

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Events from Kansas and Nebraska Live Online This Week

WAYCROSS, GA (July 15, 2014) –The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is excited to announce the events from Kansas and Nebraska will air “Live” online through a pay per view broadcast. Fans can watch the LOLMDS event from Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS on Tuesday, July 15th on www.dirtondirt.com and on www.racingdirt.com. The United States Modified Touring Series will also be in action on the same night and all the action will also be included in the pay per view broadcast. The “Live” airing of this event will include multi-camera coverage, pre-race coverage, driver interviews, instant replays and…More

Owens Wins His 3rd CMH Diamond Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, MO (July 12, 2014) – Jimmy Owens returned to dominance on Saturday Night at Lucas Oil Speedway by winning the 8th Annual CMH Diamond Nationals. With car owner Mike Reece looking on, Owens ran away from Scott Bloomquist to record his 50th career win with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The event was co-sanctioned with the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models. Both Owens and Bloomquist entered the event with 49 wins, each, in series history. Owens initially took the lead on lap three from Earl Pearson, Jr. and then had to fight off the challenges of Bloomquist.…More

O’Neal Wins Terrific Battle at the Beach at Tri-City Speedway Friday Night

GRANITE CITY, IL (July 11, 2014) – A day after celebrating his birthday, current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points leader, Don O’Neal gave himself quite a present by winning the Battle at the Beach 50 on Friday Night at Tri-City Speedway. O’Neal took the lead from his teammate Steve Francis on lap 26 and withstood challenges from Jimmy Owens and Scott Bloomquist for the win. In a battle amongst the top three in LOLMDS points standings, O’Neal held on for his fifth series win of the season. Bloomquist snuck by Owens at the end to finish second. Owens…More

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Heads to the Midwest this Weekend for Two Big Shows

WAYCROSS, GA (July 9, 2014) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, coming off four exciting races in front of record spectator crowds last week, will head back to the Midwest this weekend for a pair of single day shows. The premier national tour for dirt late models will make its second visit of the year in Pontoon Beach, IL this Friday, July 11th for the 10th Annual “Battle at the Beach 50” at Tri-City Speedway. The event is also co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA. There will be a complete show with Hot-Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat…More

Jimmy Owens Wins Wild One at 201 Speedway

SITKA, KY (July 5, 2014)- Jimmy Owens roared from his 17th starting spot to win the “Hatfield and McCoy Feuding 50” on Saturday Night at 201 Speedway. Owens, the 3-time and reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion survived a 3-wide battle for the lead with five laps to go for his 49th career series win. Don O’Neal, the current LOLMDS points leader finished second, followed by Eddie Carrier, Jr. who came home third despite leading 45 of the 50 lap feature. John Blankenship was fourth followed by Jackie Boggs. “I messed up qualifying,” said Owens, who closed to…More

Bloomquist Back in Lucas Oil Victory Lane at Portsmouth Raceway Park

PORTSMOUTH, OH (July 4, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist returned to victory lane on Friday Night at tonight’s “Independence 50” at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Bloomquist, in the Ole Smoky Moonshine, Sweet-Bloomquist Ford, led all 50-laps in winning his third LOLMDS event of 2014. He beat 3-time and reigning series champion Jimmy Owens by two car lengths at the finish. “I was worried we had gone too soft on tires for the feature. There were other cars that went harder on tires for 50 laps. I think if it had been longer than 50 laps we would have still been ok. After…More

Jimmy Owens Earns Crenos 50 Victory at Muskingum County Speedway

ZANESVILLE, OH (July 3, 2014) – Jimmy Owens sped away for his fourth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Thursday Night at Muskingum County Speedway after taking the lead for good on lap 18. Owens withstood a caution with nine laps to go and motored away from the field to take the win in the Creno’s 50 in front the standing room only crowd. Owens becomes the 10th different driver in ten appearances by the LOLMDS to win at Muskingum County since 2005. Rick Eckert had his best LOLMDS finish of the season, taking second,…More