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

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

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Kicks off 2015 with Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway

WAYCROSS, GA (August 18, 2014) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is excited to announce that the series will kick off the 2015 season at Golden Isles Speedway with the running of the Super Bowl of Racing in Brunswick, GA. The stars and cars of the LOLMDS are set to invade the 4/10 mile South Georgia speed-plant for two action packed nights of racing on Friday and Saturday, February 6 and 7th. There will also be an open practice night on Thursday, February 5th for all divisions. After a highly successful season opening events at Golden Isles Speedway…More

Jimmy Owens Cashes in on COMP Cams Topless 100 at Batesville Motor Speedway

LOCUST GROVE, AR (August 16, 2014) – For the second time in his career, Jimmy Owens found victory lane in the COMP Cams Topless 100-Presented by Crop Production Services. The three-time and defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion took the lead on lap 81 from Don O’Neal and cruised on for the $40,000 victory. Owens had previously won the event back in 2009. Dale McDowell charged from his eleventh starting spot to finish second. McDowell passed Jonathan Davenport on the final circuit to earn the runner-up spot. Davenport came home third, followed by 23rd-starting, Scott Bloomquist, with Don…More

Eddie Carrier Jr. Earns Biggest Win of His Career in Sunoco North South 100 at Florence Speedway

UNION, KY (August 9, 2014) – Earning the biggest win of his career, Eddie Carrier Jr. took home $50,000 for winning 32nd Annual Sunoco North South100 Presented by Lucas Oil on Saturday Night at Florence Speedway. Carrier, in the Carl Grover Motorsports, Optima Batteries, Rocket Ford led the final three laps to take the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned crown jewel event. Scott Bloomquist led the first 73 laps of the race and finished second, followed by Jimmy Mars, John Blankenship and Jared Landers rounded out the top five. “I can’t believe I just won the North South 100,”…More

32nd Annual Sunoco North/South 100 – Presented by Lucas Oil up next for LOLMDS

WAYCROSS, GA (July 22, 2014) – The excitement and anticipation is building for one of the premier crown jewel events in all of dirt late model racing, the “Sunoco North/South 100 – Presented by Lucas Oil”. This three-day mega event will once again be sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and will be held at Florence Speedway in Union, KY August 7ththrough the 9th. This year’s event will have a new format that will include drivers running two sets of heat races on Friday night with passing points determining the starting field for the feature event on…More