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

39th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park Kicks Off Speedweeks 2015‏

WAYCROSS, GA (January 21st, 2015) – Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are getting ready to head to the sunshine state of Florida for its second stop of the 2015 season. The stars of the LOLMDS will travel to East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Florida for the 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals, for a week of action-packed events in early February. Officials of East Bay Raceway Park have been making preparations in great anticipation of this year’s event. The Winternationals will consist of an open practice, on Sunday, February 8th, from 6PM to 9PM, followed by…More

Georgia Boot titles “Super Bowl of Racing” to Kick off 2015 Season‏

WAYCROSS, GA (January 16, 2015) – Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are excited to announce that Georgia Boot has returned as the title sponsor of the 2015 season opening weekend at Golden Isles Speedway on Thursday, February 5th through Saturday February 7th in Brunswick, GA. The “Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing”, sanctioned by the LOLMDS, will consist of three full nights of racing at GIS. Not only will fans see the stars and cars of the premier national touring series but they will also get a chance to win some cash and prizes, as part…More

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Awards Banquet Set for Thursday Night

WAYCROSS, GA (December 10, 2014) – The 2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series year-end awards banquet will take place Thursday night, December 11th in Carmel, IN at the Lucas Oil Estate. The series will honor and present awards to the Lucas Oil Champion, Dunn-Benson Ford Rookie of the Year and the top ten in the final point standings. Other awards to be presented include: the COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Year, Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Year, Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Year, Miller Welders Fast Time of the Year, Simpson Products Top Five Finisher of…More

“Edwin Coggins Memorial” to Open the Super Bowl of Racing on Feb 5th at Golden Isles

WAYCROSS, GA (December 1, 2014) – Golden Isles Speedway officials have added a third event to the Super Bowl of Racing to kick off the 2015 season. The “Edwin Coggins Memorial” will now be the opening event of the Super Bowl of Racing, on Thursday, February 5th. The event will feature a 30 lap race paying $7,000 to win at Golden Isles Speedway, in Brunswick, GA. The “Edwin Coggins Memorial” was added to the Super Bowl of Racing in honor of Mr. Edwin Coggins of Valdosta, GA. Mr Coggins passed away at Golden Isles Speedway at last year’s Super Bowl…More

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