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

Scott Bloomquist Victorious in Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship

PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 19, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist led the final 39 laps to win his second career Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship -Presented by NAPA Auto Parts.  Bloomquist entered his  27th DTWC event winning the race back in 2005 for the first time. Bloomquist earned $50,000 for the victory in his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Hawkeye Trucking, Durham Racing Engines, Sweet-Bloomquist entry. The event concluded the 2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season, after being moved back to Sunday at Portsmouth Raceway Park due to rain on Saturday. Eddie Carrier Jr. finished second, followed by Jimmy Owens, Don…More

Carrier and Moyer on Front Row of Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championships

PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 17th, 2014) – Eddie Carrier Jr. and Billy Moyer will start from the front row of Saturday Night’s 34th Annual Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship-presented by NAPA Auto Parts at Portsmouth Raceway Park.  The six heat race winners re-drew for the first three rows of the $50,000-to-win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event. Jonathan Davenport captured the first heat race on Friday Night.  After a torrid battle with R.J. Conley, Jimmy Mars and Earl Pearson Jr.; Davenport bolted to the lead and the eventual win.  Gregg Satterlee came from the sixth starting spot to…More

LOLMS Champion and Rookie of the Year to be Crowned This Weekend

WAYCROSS, GA (October 15, 2014) – The season long points battle for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion and the Rookie of the Year titles comes down to this weekend’s final event in Portsmouth, OH on October 17th and 18th. Both titles will depend on the outcome at the 34th Annual Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by NAPA Auto Parts. Never in the history of the LOLMDS have both titles been undetermined – heading into the series finale. Don O’Neal of Martinsville, IN and driver of the Clint Bowyer Racing car #5 leads three-time…More

Scott Bloomquist Returns to Victory Lane in Lucas Oil Rome Showdown

ROME, GA (October 5, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist returned to Victory Lane on Sunday Night at Rome Speedway. Bloomquist led the entire 50-lap distance aboard his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Base Fuels, Durham Racing Engines powered, Sweet-Bloomquist entry en route to his seventh Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of the season. Brandon Overton came home in second, followed by Chris Madden, Rick Eckert, and Casey Roberts. Don O’Neal finished sixth and increased his points lead over Jimmy Owens with one race remaining on the 2014 schedule. Owens recovered to finish ninth, after pitting to replace a broken right rear…More

Chris Madden Marches to Second Straight Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout Win at Dixie Speedway

WOODSTOCK, GA (October 4, 2014) – Chris Madden went to victory lane for the second year in a row in the Southeast’s most prestigious race on Saturday Night at Dixie Speedway. Madden, who was the third and final leader of the race took the lead on lap 33 from Dale McDowell and went on for the victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. The event was held before one of the largest crowds in the 24-year history of the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout. Scott Bloomquist started from the pole and dominated the first 15 laps of the…More

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Releases 2015 Schedule

WAYCROSS, GA (October 1, 2014) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is excited to announce that the 2015 schedule has been released. The premier national touring dirt late model series has 49 confirmed dates on the schedule in 2015.  Traveling to 34 venues in 20 states during 2015, the series will see the largest number of events in its existence. Series officials have worked hard to complete the schedule and release it to the public, so that racers, promoters, and all of the great fans of the series can start making plans to attend LOLMDS races in 2015.…More

Birkhofer Battles Hard to Win Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals

KNOXVILLE, IA (September 27, 2014) – In an incredible finish, Brian Birkhofer passed Scott Bloomquist coming off of turn number four on the final lap to win the 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores. Birkhofer; in possibly the last race of his career; earned $40,000 for the win as the huge grandstand crowd came to its feet to cheer on the home-state driver to victory. Mike Marlar made a late-race charge to finish third, followed by Jimmy Mars, and 31st starting Don O’Neal, who finished fifth to maintain his Lucas Oil Late Model…More

Birkhofer Blasts to Victory on Friday Night at Knoxville Raceway

KNOXVILLE, IA (September 26, 2014) – Brian Birkhofer returned to victory lane at Knoxville Raceway during the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals. Birkhofer took the lead from Rodney Sanders on lap 14 and held off a charging Billy Moyer for the win in night number two of the crown jewel event. Trailing Birkhofer and Moyer across the finish line in the 25-lap, preliminary feature were Steve Francis, Brandon Sheppard and Ronnie Sanders. “Man what a race, to win here at Knoxville is always special. We just got this Vic Hill Racing Engine this week, and this Rocket Chassis has…More

Excitement Building for 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals – Presented By Casey’s General Store

WAYCROSS, GA (September 19, 2014) – Arguably one of the biggest dirt late model crown jewel events of the year is drawing near and will take place at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, IA. The 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals – Presented by Casey’s General Store, sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, will kick off Thursday, September 25th with three nights of racing concluding on Saturday, September 27th. This crown jewel event will pay out over $270,000 over the three nights of racing. Both Thursday and Friday’s events will include LOLMDS Hot-Laps, Miller…More

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