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Shane Clanton Mr. Domination During Southern Nationals Bonus Opener at Tri-County

By Chris Tilley, Series Publicist BRASSTOWN, NC (March 16, 2018)-Shane Clanton of Zebulon captured his third career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV victory on Friday Night March 16th at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. Clanton lead start to finish for the $3,000 payday while driving the Weldbank Energy, Super K ...

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Oh Canada! Ricky Weiss Becomes 33rd Different Bonus Series Winner at Toccoa Raceway

By Chris Tilley, Series Publicist TOCCOA, GA (March 17, 2018)-Ricky Weiss of Headingly, Manitoba, Canada soared past Casey Roberts on lap 18 to lead the remaining distance and capture his first-career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV Saturday Night at Toccoa Raceway in Toccoa, Ga. in front of a packed house. Weiss ...

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Kevin Weaver and Jimmy John’s, Inc. Reunite for the 2018 Racing Season!

Gibson City, IL: Veteran dirt late model racer, Kevin Weaver and long time major sponsor Jimmy John’s, Inc., with corporate headquarters in Champaign, IL…have resigned a contract for this upcoming season.  Jimmy John’s, with well over 2500 locations through most of the United States, had been Weaver’s major sponsor from 2006 through 2016.  Unfortunately, last season, the company was not ...

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Milestone Season Has $4.7 Million Up for Grabs

BATAVIA, OH (March 16, 2018) – The unique brand, provided by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, has led to more racing, bigger fields, closer competition, higher purses, and the ultimate fan and driver experience. In 2018, the series will boast a record-breaking $4.7 million dollars in cash and other prizes – spanning over 61 A-Main events, at 37 ...

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Cold Temperatures Postpone Weekend Events

BATAVIA, OH (March 15, 2018) – This weekend’s events at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN have been postponed. With the forecast for overnight lows below freezing at both venues, Speedway and Series officials have agreed to postpone the events. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Director Rick Schwallie said: “We’ve worked closely with the ...

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Dunn Benson Motorsports Announces New Engine Collaboration for 2018

DUNN, NC (March 14, 2018) – Dunn Benson Motorsports owned by Carlton and Kemp Lamm are happy to announce a new engine program for their Race Team and driver Bobby Pierce. Dunn Benson Motorsports has partnered with Bill and Josie Schlieper of Pro Power Racing Engines located in Sullivan, WI to be the exclusive engine builder for the Team in ...

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Show-Me 100 to air live from Lucas Oil Speedway on MAVTV Motorsports Network for the first time

WHEATLAND, Missouri (March 14, 2018) – For the first time in its 26-year history, the Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com will be televised live. The Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series crown-jewel race program’s final night on May 26, from Lucas Oil Speedway, will be air live on the MAVTV Motorsports Network along with LucasOilRacing.TV. Show time is tentatively scheduled ...

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LaSalle Speedway Set To Host Lucas Oil MLRA Season Opener

Wheatland, Missouri (March 13, 2018) – Preparations are in full force for the opening weekend of the 30th Anniversary season for the Lucas Oil MLRA Series. For the first time in series history the season will launch from the Ilini states LaSalle Speedway, March 29th – 31st with the 7th annual running of the Hoker Trucking “Thaw Brawl”. A practice ...

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Jack Sullivan and Mark Martin Teaming with the Will McGary Foundation

Arkansas Racers Look to Raise Funds and Bring Awareness for Fallen Officer’s Foundation Little Rock, Arkansas (03/12/18) – For the second-straight year Arkansas-racer Jack Sullivan will be spearheading an effort to raise money and bring awareness to the Will McGary Foundation. Joining Sullivan’s initiative for the 2018 edition of the event will be NASCAR legend, Mark Martin “In 2017 we ...

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Jack Sullivan takes Springfield Raceway’s March Madness win!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THIS EVENT! Springfield, Missouri (03/10/18) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil lifted the lid on Saturday evening at Jerry Hoffman’s Springfield Raceway. Defending CCSDS Champion, Jack Sullivan surged forward from the fourth-starting spot to take the lead from B.J. Robinson halfway through the feature. Once out front, Sullivan ...

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Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge returns as key part of Show-Me 100 weekend

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (March 9, 2018) – One of the most-compelling races of Show-Me 100 weekend over the last few years at Lucas Oil Speedway has been the win-and-you’re-in Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge. “At the end of the day, there’s a lot of guys loading up their stuff and we’re giving 24 of them an opportunity,” said ...

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COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Set to Lift Off this Saturday at Springfield Raceway

Series Makes Debut at Missouri’s Springfield Raceway Beebe, Arkansas (03/07/18) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil will open their 2018 campaign in fine style this Saturday, March 10 at Jerry Hoffman’s Springfield Raceway. The event will mark the first time ever that the series has invaded the ¼-mile oval. “We couldn’t be more excited ...

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Chris Madden takes $12,000 Southern All Stars win at Cherokee!

Cherokee Speedway 3/4/18 Feature: 1. Chris Madden 2. Scott Bloomquist 3. Ross Bailes 4. Don O’Neal 5. Zack Mitchell 6. Casey Roberts 7. Jonathan Davenport 8. Benji Hicks 9. Kyle Hardy 10. Michael Brown 11. Pearson Lee Williams 12. Chris Ferguson 13. Ivedent Lloyd, Jr. 14. Dennis Franklin 15. Tristan Sealy 16. Chicky Barton 17. Dustin Mitchell 18. Brad Skinner ...

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Clarksville Speedway’s Toilet Bowl Results – 3/3/18

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM CLARKSVILLE SPEEDWAY’S TOILET BOWL! UMP LATE MODEL A-Feature PLACE START DRIVER POINTS 1. 1. Dennis Erb (28) Carpentersville, Il 65 2. 2. Jason Jameson (12J) Lawrenceburg, In 59 3. 3. Tanner English (96) Benton, Ky 58 4. 9. Austin Rettig (94) Sikeston, Mo 57 5. 12. Greg Gokey (1G) Buckley, Mi 56 6. 11. ...

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Michael Page collects $4,000 win at North Georgia Ultimate event!

Ultimate Super Late Model Series

North Georgia Speedway 3/3/18 Feature: 1. Michael Page 2. Mike Marlar 3. Cory Hedgecock 4. Jason Welshan 5. Aaron Ridley 6. Kyle Hardy 7. Riley Hickman 8. Heath Hindman 9. Tyler Millwood 10. Ivedent Lloyd, Jr. 11. Zach Leonhardi 12. Gary McPherson 13. Zack Mitchell 14. Joey Coulter 15. Shane Tankersley 16. John Henderson, Jr. 17. David Payne 18. Tod ...

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Clarksville Speedway’s Toilet Bowl Results – 3/2/18

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM CLARKSVILLE SPEEDWAY! UMP LATE MODEL A-Feature PLACE START DRIVER POINTS 1. 1. David Seibers (18) Chapel Hill, Tn 65 2. 5. Tim Manville (33X) Highland, Il 59 3. 2. Caleb Ashby (61) Cunningham, Tn 58 4. 4. Jason Jameson (12J) Lawrenceburg, In 57 5. 8. Tanner English (96) Benton, Ky 56 6. 3. Austin ...

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