BATAVIA, Ohio (October 1, 2019) – A two-day, two-race swing through Ohio and Pennsylvania this weekend will offer dirt late model teams over $120,000 in purse money. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will make their first-ever stop at Raceway 7 in Conneaut, Ohio on Friday, October 4th. The action shifts to Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Penn. on Saturday, October 5th. Friday night’s event at Raceway 7, dubbed the Great Lakes 50, will boast a $12,000 top prize. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will compete in a complete…Read More
The next event at Smoky Mountain Speedway will be the final event of the 2019 season with the King of the Mountain Fall Classic on Saturday, September 28. The Southern All-Stars, Kajun Mini Stocks, limited late models, and sportsman late models will be in action. It will also be Hall of Fame Night as the newest members of the track’s hall of fame will be inducted.
The Southern All-Stars will take to the speedway competing in a one-night, $7,500 to win race. David Breazeale is the current SAS points leader over…Read More
Rainfall on Tuesday night had track officials working around the clock to get the Hamilton County Speedway racing surface ready for practice Wednesday evening, but an afternoon downpour has forced practice to Thursday morning.
Teams wanting to practice will pit outside the track Thursday morning with the pit gate opening at 11 a.m. and practice from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Teams will be able to begin parking haulers in the infield pit area beginning at 3 p.m.
Thursday night’s show will feature USRA Modifieds, American Racer USRA Stock Cars, Out-Pace USRA…Read More
RACE RECAP: SWEETWATER, TN—The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by MaxFab made the annual stop at the I-75 Raceway Saturday night and a strong field of 30 super late models entered for the 2nd Annual Dirt Slinger Classic and like in 2018 a new driver picked up his first career Southern All Star win as David Crabtree of Maryville, TN., took home the $4,000 payday.
Crabtree started on the pole and then had to battle with Matt Henderson on restarts and Henderson caught up to Crabtree in lapped traffic…Read More
Auburndale Speedway was back in action Saturday night and a big crowd enjoyed some beautiful breezy weather along with some very intense racing.
Headlining the bill were the Sunoco/WPCV-97 Country Super Late Models for 100 laps of competition. Thirteen teams were on hand and it was local favorite Jon Guy, driving a brand new car, who set quick time at 13.582 seconds. Auburndale’s own Chris Fontaine was second quick but his time was disallowed as his machine came up light on the scales relegating him to the rear of the…Read More
Hudson O’Neal Scores First Career Jackson 100 at Home Track(HeathLawsonPhotos.com)
BROWNSTOWN, Ind. (September 21, 2019) – Hudson O’Neal captured one of the biggest wins of his racing career at his home track on Saturday night. The 19-year-old Indiana native was victorious in the 40th Annual Jackson 100 at the Brownstown Speedway. O’Neal took the lead on lap 71 from Devin Moran and sped to victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event before a capacity crowd. Moran tried to track down O’Neal in the late-going, but O’Neal held him off in the…Read More
SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 20)–Magical things just seem to happen between the walls of the Deer Creek Speedway when the United States Modified Touring Series is in town, and the racing gods bestowed yet another badass blessing on the race fans Friday during the second night of the 21st Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree.
When considering the amount of sheer excitement throughout the evening’s 40-lap main event, perhaps the best move of the night took place when Jake Timm, Blake Arndt and Kyle Brown climbed from their destroyed race cars after a…Read More
KOKOMO, Ind. (September 20, 2019) – Tyler Erb won the biggest late model race in the 72-year history of the Kokomo Speedway on Friday night in front of a packed house. The race proved to be a barnburner as Erb passed Hudson O’Neal on the 47th lap and then held off Jimmy Owens to score his sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens charged from the fourteenth starting spot to finish right behind Erb at the checkers. Hudson O’Neal had taken the lead on lap eight from…Read More
KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 14, 2019) – Jimmy Owens became just the second driver in the history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win the $40,000 event in back-to-back years. The 47-year-old Tennessee veteran did the trick on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Owens joins fellow Volunteer State driver Mike Marlar as the only drivers in the 16-year-history of the crown jewel event to win in consecutive years. Owens took the lead from Brandon Sheppard on lap 86 and held off one final charge from Sheppard coming off of turn four…Read More
KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 13, 2019) – Ricky Weiss passed Chris Madden on lap sixteen and went on to record his first career win at Knoxville Raceway on Friday night. The 30-year-old Canadian racer became the 17th different winner on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour this season. Weiss started on the pole but fell to second behind Madden on the opening lap – trailing the South Carolina racer for the first fifteen laps of the 25-lap main event. Madden got bogged down in heavy traffic and that allowed Weiss to…Read More