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

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

Lanigan Opens Firecracker 100 Weekend With First-Ever Victory At Lernerville Speedway

SARVER, PA — Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., kicked off the eighth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com weekend in fine fashion, powering past Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., for the lead on lap 21 and marching on to victory in Thursday night’s 30-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series preliminary A-Main at Lernerville Speedway. Lanigan, 43, continued his mastery of the 2014 WoO LMS campaign, winning his second straight event and for the sixth time in 15 starts. His already comfortable lead in the national tour’s points standings ballooned to 152 points over Rick Eckert of York, Pa., who…More

Lanigan Overtakes Chubzilla At Big Diamond

FORESTVILLE, Pa. (June 24) — Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., overtook race-long pacesetter Chub Frank of Bear Lake, Pa., for the lead on lap 25 and marched on to capture Tuesday’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Diamond Shine 40 at Big Diamond Raceway. The 43-year-old Lanigan continued his relentless pursuit of a third career WoO LMS championship, padding his already healthy points lead with his series-leading fifth victory of the 2014 season and the 58th of his career. He earned $8,650 for his second triumph in three career starts at the 3/8-mile oval in Pennsylvania’s coal region, which hosted…More

McCreadie Rolls at 201 Speedway

By Chris Tilley SITKA, Ky. – May 16, 2014 – Tim McCreadie only needed 25 laps to get the job done. McCreadie, of Watertown, N.Y., earned his first World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season after he passed Rookie-of-the-Year contender Chase Junghans halfway through the Moonshine Runner 50 on Friday night at Jarrod Breeding’s 201 Speedway to collect the $10,000 payday. McCreadie became the ninth different winner in 11 events behind the wheel of the Sweeteners Plus/Integra Racing Shocks sponsored, Pro Power Racing Engines powered Rocket Chassis. Polesitter McCreadie and Junghans brought the field of 24 to…More

Babb Earns First Illini 100 Victory In Front of Hometown Crowd

By CHRIS TILLEY FARMER CITY, Ill. – Shannon Babb became the first Illinois driver to capture the Illini 100 on Saturday night at Farmer City Raceway. The Moweaqua, Ill., driver started seventh, took the lead on lap 46 from Bobby Pierce and never looked back en route to a $20,000 payday in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series-sanctioned Sixth Annual Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway. Babb became the eighth different winner in eight races on this year’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series tour across America. “Man I’m pumped, 20 grand right here at Farmer City, shoot!” exclaimed…More