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Archive for the ‘World of Outlaws Late Model Series’ Category

Owens tops Pierce in USA Nationals Thriller

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – Aug. 2, 2014 – Jimmy Owens added another crown jewel to his lustrous resume Saturday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, claiming a dramatic $50,050 victory in the 27th annual USA Nationals. Owens, the 42-year-old veteran dirt Late Model driver from Newport, Tenn., gave up the lead three times in the 100-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series event but battled back each time to regain the top spot en route to his first career USA Nationals victory. The race’s most dramatic moments came in the final 20 laps when Owens raced back and forth with 17-year-old…More

Mars Wins Cedar Lake’s USA Nationals Opener

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS P.R. Coordinator NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – July 31, 2014 – With two of the sport’s hottest drivers behind him in Thursday’s main event at Cedar Lake Speedway, Jimmy Mars expected one if not both of his challengers to attempt to charge by him in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series race. That never happened. Instead, Mars of Menomonie, Wis., led every lap of the 40-lap event in his Deppe Enterprises-sponsored MB Customs Race Car, topping Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., and Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., for a $6,000 victory on the opening night…More

Two Major World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events in Illinois Will Return in 2015

CONCORD, N.C. – July 29, 2014 – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series revealed Tuesday two of the biggest paydays in Illinois dirt late model racing will return to the schedule in 2015. The $20,000-to-win Illini 100 is set to run on Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, 2015, at Farmer City Raceway, where this season Shannon Babb became the first driver from the Land of Lincoln to capture the checkered flag. Tickets for the event can be renewed from Aug. 1 through Aug. 31 before seats are opened to the general public on Monday, Sept. 1. Coming off this…More

McCreadie Captures Thrilling Prairie Dirt Classic

FAIRBURY, Ill. (July 26) — Tim McCreadie had high praise for Fairbury American Legion Speedway after emerging victorious in Saturday night’s epic 25th annual Prairie Dirt Classic. “They said they do it right here and they’re right — they did it right tonight,” raved McCreadie, who earned $25,650 for capturing a thrilling 100-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series event that featured eight lead changes among four drivers and countless twists and turns. “This is an awesome racetrack, and that race was a lot of fun.” Charging forward from the 17th starting spot, McCreadie, 40, of Watertown, N.Y., overtook defending…More

Mars Claims Sixth Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory In Hibbing Raceway’s First-Ever Series Event

HIBBING, Minn. – July 10, 2014 – Jimmy Mars waited a long time for the opportunity to return to Hibbing Raceway for a major event. When the Menomonie, Wis., driver finally got that opportunity at Thursday night’s Wild West Tour opening round race, he didn’t waste it. Competing at Hibbing’s 3/8-mile clay oval for the first time in nearly two decades, Mars overtook Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., amid heavy traffic on lap 38 of Thursday’s 50-lap main event and led the remaining distance to earn a $10,050 victory in Hibbing’s first-ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series race. “This…More

Fuller Edges McCreadie at River Cities Speedway for First WoO LMS Victory of the Season

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS P.R. Coordinator GRAND FORKS, S.D. – July 18, 2014 – A return to the site of his first career series victory was just what Tim Fuller needed to return to victory lane on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series. Competing at the track where he earned his breakthrough series victory during his rookie WoO LMS season in 2007, Fuller of Watertown, N.Y., overtook Tim McCreadie midway through Friday’s A-Main at River Cities Speedway and turned back McCreadie’s late challenges to claim his first WoO LMS victory since Aug. 17, 2013. The fifth-starting Fuller made…More

Lanigan Turns Back McCreadie & Bagley to Win World of Outlaws Late Model Series Return to Brown County Speedway

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS P.R. Coordinator ABERDEEN, S.D. – July 15, 2014 – Darrell Lanigan may have led every lap of Tuesday night’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series race at Brown County Speedway, but collecting his ninth A-Main victory of the season was far from easy for the two-time series champion and current points leader. Lanigan, 44, of Union, Ky., survived heavy pressure from Tim McCreadie midway through the 50-lap race and later turned back Morgan Bagley’s late charge to claim his second consecutive series victory in front of near-capacity crowd at the third-mile oval that hosted its…More

Mars Claims Sixth Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory In Hibbing Raceway’s First-Ever Series Event

HIBBING, Minn. – July 10, 2014 – Jimmy Mars waited a long time for the opportunity to return to Hibbing Raceway for a major event. When the Menomonie, Wis., driver finally got that opportunity at Thursday night’s Wild West Tour opening round race, he didn’t waste it. Competing at Hibbing’s 3/8-mile clay oval for the first time in nearly two decades, Mars overtook Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., amid heavy traffic on lap 38 of Thursday’s 50-lap main event and led the remaining distance to earn a $10,050 victory in Hibbing’s first-ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series race. “This…More

Lanigan Finally Reaches Victory Lane In Firecracker 100 by GottaRace.com At Lernerville Speedway

SARVER, PA (June 28) — Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., finally ended his frustrating pursuit of victory in the Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway, capturing the eighth annual event’s top prize amid a flurry of raindrops on Saturday night. A runner-up in four of the previous six World of Outlaws Late Model Series spectaculars at the four-tenths-mile oval, Lanigan at long last found the proper mix of speed and good fortune to claim the $30,650 first-place payoff. He inherited the lead when Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., slowed on lap 67 with a broken rearend and was…More

Owens Earns First Lernerville Win

SARVER, Pa. – June 27, 2014 – Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., turned back a furious late-race challenge from Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., to capture Friday night’s 30-lap Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com preliminary feature at Lernerville Speedway. Making his first appearance at the four-tenths-mile oval in five years, Owens raced off the pole position to lead the entire distance. But he didn’t secure his first-ever triumph at Lernerville and the eighth World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of his career until surviving a scare of his own doing and a strong last-lap bid from Bloomquist. After Owens,…More