Eckrich, Nations, and Carter top Lucas Oil Speedway Features!


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Dave Eckrich - CB Race Photos

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Wheatland, MO (August 28th, 2010) - The Lucas Oil MLRA invaded Lucas Oil Speedway for the final time in 2010 on Saturday night as Oxford, Iowa's Dave Eckrich held off a hard charging Brandon McCormick out of Lebanon, Missouri to score his first ever MLRA win. Shawn Nations returned to the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" after a short layoff to score the Pitt's Homes A-Modified win over Galena, Missouri's Jesse Stovall, as Nations drove the #19 car normally campaigned by Kelby Taylor. Warrensburg, Missouri's Mark Carter made his second appearance of the season at Lucas Oil Speedway a good one as he drove his #10 to his first career Lucas Oil Speedway Win.

Oxford, Iowa's Dave Eckrich scored his first ever Lucas Oil MLRA win on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway as he fought off a hard charging Brandon McCormick for the win by less than a car length at the finish. Tucson, Arizona modified ace R.C. Whitwell made an impressive showing with the Late Models to take third at the finish. Quincy, Illinois' Mark Burgtorf came across the AAA Finish line in fourth while 15th starting Billy Moyer Jr. advanced 10 positions to finish in the fifth spot. Giltner, Nebraska veteran Al Humphrey was sixth at the finish followed by Republic, Missouri's Brad Looney in seventh. Alan Vaughn rallied to finish in eighth with Mendon, Illinois' Denny Woodworth taking the ninth spot. Walnut Grove, Missouri's Jeremy Kelley drove his all-steel ULMA powered GRT to tenth.

6-Time Champion Al Purkey made contact with an infield tractor tire while leading at the halfway point damaging the front suspension on his Larry Shaw Race Car ultimately finishing in the 22nd spot. Brad Looney held on for a 7th place finish despite running the last 15 laps with a quickly deflating left front tire. The caution free 40 lap main event was worth $3,000 to win.

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Thirty-Six Pitt's Homes A-Modifieds were on hand on Saturday but in the end, it was Macks Creek, Missouri's Shawn Nations working his way from his outside second row starting spot to score the win over a charging Jesse Stovall out of Galena, Missouri. Stovall increased his point lead to 130 points securing the 2010 Lucas Oil Speedway Season Championship for the Pitt's Homes A-Modifieds. Nations has jumped back up to the second spot leading Wheatland's Jason Pursley by just one point going into the season finale next Saturday night, September 4th. Appleton City, Missouri's Johnny Fennewald drove his GRT to the third spot at the finish after starting back in the tenth spot. Lebanon, Missouri's Jamie Ragland was fourth as he crossed the stripe just ahead of Mickey Burrell from Fair Grove, Missouri. Burrell blasted through the field from his 18th starting spot to take home the final spot in the top-5.

Warrensburg, Missouri's Mark Carter started outside the front row and held off all challengers to score his first career win in the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks. Another new face late in the season, Tim Jones out of Rich Hill, Missouri worked his way from sixth to follow Carter across the finish line. Springfield, Missouri's Ben Solberg started ninth working his way to the front only to have a spin force him to the rear of the field. Solberg rebounded to rocket all the way back up to third in the final rundown. Highlandville, Missouri's Keith Webster was fourth with Urich, Missouri's Troy Reasoner Jr. in fifth. Point leaders Randy Gilmore and Chris Hawkins battled throughout the main event as Gilmore finished one spot ahead of Hawkins heading into the final night of points racing action next weekend. Gilmore increased his lead to 43 points over Hawkins who can still mathematically overtake Gilmore on Saturday night as it is possible to earn 55 points per night under the Lucas Oil Speedway points system.

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This Saturday, September 4th, the Lucas Oil Speedway Rockstar Energy Drink Season Championships conclude in the TNT Quick Shop Late Models, Pitt's Homes A-Modifieds and Carson' Corner Napa Factory Stocks. Visit for details on this upcoming event and all remaining events on the 2010 schedule at the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks".

Lucas Oil MLRA Latemodels 8/28/2010
A Feature:1. Dave Eckrich (Oxford, IA), 2. Brandon McCormick (Lebanon, MO), 3. RC Whitwell (Tucson, AZ), 4. Mark Burgtorf (Quincy, IL), 5. Billy Moyer, JR (Batesville, AR), 6. Al Humphrey (Giltner, NE), 7. Brad Looney (Republic, MO), 8. Alan Vaughn (Belton, MO), 9. Denny Woodworth (Mendon, IL), 10. Jeremy Kelley (Walnut Grove, MO), 11. David Turner (Adrian, MO), 12. Larry Jones (Eldrado Springs, MO), 13. Joe Kosiski (Omaha, NE), 14. Bryant Goldsmith (Corning, IA), 15. Evan Hubert (Cross Timbers, MO), 16. Chris Spieker (Massena, IA), 17. Ken Essary (Cape Fair, MO), 18. Justin Wells (Aurora, MO), 19. Rylan Long (Greenfield, MO), 20. Brantlee Gotschall (Nevada, MO), 21. Al Purkey (Coffeyville, KS), 22. Matt Johnson (Archie, MO), 23. Justin Asplin (Willow Springs, MO), 24. Aaron Seabaugh (Freeman, MO),

B Feature 1:1. Billy Moyer, JR (Batesville, AR), 2. Evan Hubert (Cross Timbers, MO), 3. Brantlee Gotschall (Nevada, MO), 4. Justin Wells (Aurora, MO), 5. Johnny Fennewald (Butler, MO), 6. Justin Asplin (Willow Springs, MO), 7. R.D. Peterson (Springfield, MO), 8. Toby Ott (Weaubleau, MO), 9. Bob Cummings (Sedalia, MO), 10. Andy Kennedy (Wheatland, MO),

B Feature 2:1. David Turner (Adrian, MO), 2. Joe Kosiski (Omaha, NE), 3. Matt Johnson (Archie, MO), 4. Rylan Long (Greenfield, MO), 5. Shane Essary (Aurora, MO), 6. Patrick Johnson (Ash Grove, Mo), 7. Chris Hawkins (Neosho, MO), 8. Aaron Seabaugh (Freeman, MO), 9. Reid Millard (Jefferson City, MO), 10. Bobby Goulden (Gladstone, M),

Heat 1:1. Dave Eckrich (Oxford, IA), 2. RC Whitwell (Tucson, AZ), 3. Ken Essary (Cape Fair, MO), 4. Billy Moyer, JR (Batesville, AR), 5. Joe Kosiski (Omaha, NE), 6. Matt Johnson (Archie, MO), 7. Shane Essary (Aurora, MO), 8. Johnny Fennewald (Butler, MO), 9. Toby Ott (Weaubleau, MO),

Heat 2:1. Al Purkey (Coffeyville, KS), 2. Brad Looney (Republic, MO), 3. Larry Jones (Eldrado Springs, MO), 4. David Turner (Adrian, MO), 5. Rylan Long (Greenfield, MO), 6. Evan Hubert (Cross Timbers, MO), 7. Justin Asplin (Willow Springs, MO), 8. Reid Millard (Jefferson City, MO), 9. Bobby Goulden (Gladstone, M),

Heat 3:1. Brandon McCormick (Lebanon, MO), 2. Al Humphrey (Giltner, NE), 3. Bryant Goldsmith (Corning, IA), 4. Chris Spieker (Massena, IA), 5. Justin Wells (Aurora, MO), 6. R.D. Peterson (Springfield, MO), 7. Andy Kennedy (Wheatland, MO), 8. Bob Cummings (Sedalia, MO),

Heat 4:1. Mark Burgtorf (Quincy, IL), 2. Jeremy Kelley (Walnut Grove, MO), 3. Denny Woodworth (Mendon, IL), 4. Alan Vaughn (Belton, MO), 5. Brantlee Gotschall (Nevada, MO), 6. Aaron Seabaugh (Freeman, MO), 7. Patrick Johnson (Ash Grove, Mo), 8. Chris Hawkins (Neosho, MO),

Pitt's Homes A-Modifieds 8/28/2010
A-Feature:1. Shawn Nations (Macks Creek, MO), 2. Jesse Stovall (Galena, MO), 3. Johnny Fennewald (Appleton City, Mo), 4. Jamie Ragland (Lebanon, MO), 5. Mickey Burrell (Fair Grove, MO), 6. Ronald Whitwell (Tucson, AZ), 7. Jon Sheets (Nevada, MO), 8. Kyle Covert (Topeka, KS), 9. Colson Kirk (Urbana, MO), 10. Terry Kirk (Urbana, MO), 11. Jeremy Kelley (Walnut Grove, MO), 12. Justin Moon (Sedalia, MO), 13. Christopher Moon, 14. Jason Pursley (Wheatland, MO), 15. Eric Lampe (Nixa, MO), 16. Chase Jones (Eldorado Springs, MO), 17. Joe Bradshaw (Sedalia, MO), 18. Daulton Greven (Bolivar, MO), 19. Tracy Wolf (Buffalo, Mo), 20. Chase Domer (Nevada, MO), 21. John Fellers (Flemington, MO), 22. Mike Streigel (Wheatland, MO), 23. Lyle Dietrich (Urbana, MO), 24. Rusty Weir (Warsaw, MO),

B-Feature 1:1. Lyle Dietrich (Urbana, MO), 2. Jason Pursley (Wheatland, MO), 3. Jeremy Kelley (Walnut Grove, MO), 4. John Fellers (Flemington, MO), 5. Charles Bryant (Walnut Grove, Mo), 6. Jonathan Romesburg (RIch Hill, MO), 7. Jordan McCrimmon (Bolivar, MO), 8. Scotty Wheeler (Joplin, MO), 9. Danney Atkinson (Lebanon, MO), 10. John Oneal (Platte City, Mo), 11. Tim Bostwick (Urbana, MO),

B-Feature 2:1. Mickey Burrell (Fair Grove, MO), 2. Chase Domer (Nevada, MO), 3. Tracy Wolf (Buffalo, Mo), 4. Mike Streigel (Wheatland, MO), 5. Donnie Fellers (Wheatland, MO), 6. Paul Snyder (Wellsville, Ks), 7. Jim Cihy (Warsaw, MO), 8. Chad Staus, 9. Jesse Bunger (Harrisonville, MO), 10. Andy Anderson (Hermitage, MO),

Heat 1:1. Colson Kirk (Urbana, MO), 2. Christopher Moon, 3. Ronald Whitwell (Tucson, AZ), 4. Eric Lampe (Nixa, MO), 5. Paul Snyder (Wellsville, Ks), 6. Tracy Wolf (Buffalo, Mo), 7. Jason Pursley (Wheatland, MO), 8. Mike Streigel (Wheatland, MO), 9. Charles Bryant (Walnut Grove, Mo),

Heat 2:1. Jon Sheets (Nevada, MO), 2. Justin Moon (Sedalia, MO), 3. Chase Jones (Eldorado Springs, MO), 4. Danney Atkinson (Lebanon, MO), 5. Chase Domer (Nevada, MO), 6. John Oneal (Platte City, Mo), 7. John Fellers (Flemington, MO), 8. Jordan McCrimmon (Bolivar, MO), 9. Chad Staus,

Heat 3:1. Jamie Ragland (Lebanon, MO), 2. Kyle Covert (Topeka, KS), 3. Rusty Weir (Warsaw, MO), 4. Joe Bradshaw (Sedalia, MO), 5. Jeremy Kelley (Walnut Grove, MO), 6. Lyle Dietrich (Urbana, MO), 7. Jim Cihy (Warsaw, MO), 8. Jonathan Romesburg (RIch Hill, MO), 9. Scotty Wheeler (Joplin, MO), 10. Tim Bostwick (Urbana, MO),

Heat 4:1. Shawn Nations (Macks Creek, MO), 2. Johnny Fennewald (Appleton City, Mo), 3. Jesse Stovall (Galena, MO), 4. Terry Kirk (Urbana, MO), 5. Daulton Greven (Bolivar, MO), 6. Mickey Burrell (Fair Grove, MO), 7. Donnie Fellers (Wheatland, MO), 8. Andy Anderson (Hermitage, MO), 9. Jesse Bunger (Harrisonville, MO),

Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stock 8/28/2010
A-Feature:1. Mark Carter (Warrensburg, MO), 2. Tim Jones (Rich Hill, MO), 3. Ben Solberg (Springfield, MO), 4. Keith Webster (Highlandville, MO), 5. Troy Reasoner Jr (Urich, MO), 6. Randy Gilmore (Wheatland, MO), 7. Chris Hawkins (Neosho, MO), 8. Bradley Gideon (Nixa, MO), 9. Mike Bitner (Frontenac, KS), 10. Chip Shaddox (Wheatland, MO), 11. Timothy McMurtry (Warsaw, MO), 12. Brent Bartgis (Bolivar, MO), 13. Michael Plummer, 14. Chris Tonoli (Hermitage, MO), 15. Brian Eckhoff (Higginsville, MO), 16. Eddie Barnes (Warsaw, MO), 17. Steve Morton (Clever, MO), 18. Lucas Mason (Verona, MO),

Heat 1:1. Randy Gilmore (Wheatland, MO), 2. Keith Webster (Highlandville, MO), 3. Chris Tonoli (Hermitage, MO), 4. Eddie Barnes (Warsaw, MO), 5. Brent Bartgis (Bolivar, MO), 6. Steve Morton (Clever, MO),

Heat 2:1. Mark Carter (Warrensburg, MO), 2. Tim Jones (Rich Hill, MO), 3. Ben Solberg (Springfield, MO), 4. Troy Reasoner Jr (Urich, MO), 5. Mike Bitner (Frontenac, KS), 6. Timothy McMurtry (Warsaw, MO),

Heat 3:1. Chip Shaddox (Wheatland, MO), 2. Brian Eckhoff (Higginsville, MO), 3. Bradley Gideon (Nixa, MO), 4. Chris Hawkins (Neosho, MO), 5. Michael Plummer, 6. Lucas Mason (Verona, MO),