Hudson O’Neal Emerges as Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year

BATAVIA, OH (October 30, 2017) Hudson O’Neal of Martinsville, IN has quickly established himself as a future star in dirt late model racing. O’Neal wrapped up the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season in ninth place in the final championship standings and officially clinched the 2017 Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year – Presented by Hot Rod Processing.
“I’ve accomplished so much this year and learned a lot,” O’Neal exclaimed. “I didn’t meet all my expectations, but I learned more than I could ever have imagined, and had the time…

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Super Late Models will Compete for the Sport’s Largest Winning Prize in Inaugural Mega-Event August 24th & 25th, 2018!

MANSFIELD, Ohio – The Super Late Model division will have a new mega-event next year with the introduction of the “Dirt Million” on Aug. 24-25, 2018, at Mansfield Motor Speedway, track promoter Cody Sommer announced.
Super Late Model drivers will compete for a minimum of $100,000 to win and $2,000 to start in the inaugural Dirt Million at the 4/10-mile oval, but the purse will continue to increase throughout the 2018 calendar year via a unique format and promotion that allows dirt racing families, friends, sponsors, fans and teams everywhere in…

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DIRTcar Nationals Just Got Bigger

Now five nights of Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block action and four nights of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models — Feb 6-17, 2018 at Volusia Speedway Park
CONCORD, NC — Oct. 25, 2017 — The 2018 racing calendar just got more exciting…what better way to start a new season than with 12 nights of racing in Florida in February. Major changes to the event program highlight the new and exciting schedule for the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals as the racing season kicks off Feb. 6 through 17, 2018.
New to the 2017…

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Richards Wins Dirt Track World Championship; Clinches First Lucas Oil Title

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 21, 2017) – Josh Richards completed a dream night at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Saturday night. The West Virginia native won his first-career Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by Optima Batteries, worth $100,000, and the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship, worth $75,000.
Richards became the fourth different leader of the race when he passed race leader and defending DTWC winner, Brandon Sheppard for the lead after a lap 46 restart. Richards led the rest of the way to take…

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Dirt Track World Championship – Preliminary Results

PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 20, 2017)- The battle for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship all comes down to Saturday. In the final event of the 2017 season, the final sixteen heat races are in the books for the 37th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship – presented by Optima Batteries. Tonight’s program saw drivers competing in two rounds of heat races, racing for a combined passing points total, all to determine the starting grid for Saturday night’s 100-lap main event.
Round one saw leading Rookie of the…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2018 Slate Announced!

BATAVIA, OH (October 18, 2017) – As the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season finale takes place this weekend, the tour announced today, an aggressive 2018 slate, which includes 58 feature events at 37 different venues across 22 states. The 2018 schedule begins with the February 2nd-3rd “Super Bowl of Racing” at Golden Isles Speedway. Portsmouth Raceway Park will be hosting the season-ending Dirt Track World Championship on October 19th-20th.
 
The 2018 schedule will feature an impressive 23 events that will pay $12,000-to-win, along with 13 crown jewel events…

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DON O’NEAL PACES PITTSBURGHER FIELD FOR $20,000 VICTORY

IMPERIAL, PA (October 7, 2017) Don O’Neal completed a weekend sweep, winning the 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 on Saturday night at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. O’Neal led from start to finish to collect $20,000 for his first career win in the annual event. It was O’Neal’s second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season as he led his Clint Bowyer teammate Darrell Lanigan in a one-two sweep for the NASCAR team owner. Josh Richards, the defending race winner came home in third.
Richards’ third-place finish moved him into…

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DIRTcar Fall Nationals Kicks Off after Battle with Mother Nature

Strickler, Rice, Hoffman & Mielke Bag $2,000 Each after Winning DIRTcar UMP Modified Features at Eldora Speedway
Rossburg, OH — Oct. 6th, 2017 — It was Night I, Take II of the Allstar Performance DIRTcar Fall Nationals at the famed half-mile high-banked dirt oval at Eldora Speedway, located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, Ohio. After the originally scheduled first night on Thursday, October 5 was rained out, the forecast looked dreary again for Friday. However, Track Officials waited out Mother Nature, and the fans in attendance were…

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Don O’Neal and Mike Marlar on Front Row for Pittsburgher 100

IMPERIAL, PA (October 6, 2017) Don O’Neal and Mike Marlar will make-up the front row for the 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 on Saturday night at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. The $20,000-to-win event will be proceeded by two 12 lap B-Mains. The other two Friday night heat race winners were Michael Norris and Josh Richards, who will start alongside each other in row number two of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event.
Don O’Neal set a new track record in time trials with a lap of 16.919 seconds and zoomed…

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JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Ready to Close out the 2017 Season at Winchester Speedway Friday

Salem, IN. (October 3, 2017) – The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance will close out their seventh season of competition this Friday on the famous High Banks of Winchester Speedway, helping kickoff the big 46th Annual Winchester 400 Weekend. A talented field of 23 teams is currently entered to compete in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Winchester 100 Presented by JEGS.com on Friday evening. That event will be the eleventh point’s event of the 2017 season for the series after losing one event to weather.
2017 was the first season…

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