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Don O’Neal Returns to MasterSbilt Race Cars for Select Events in 2020

(MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA) As the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show quickly approaches this weekend in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, Don O’Neal confirmed today that he will join his son Hudson O’Neal in piloting MasterSbilt racecars during the 2020 racing season! Following a successful six-year stint with Clint Bowyer Racing (CBR), which netted a 2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship ...

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Tyler Erb Triumphant in GEICO TV Race Challenge

BATAVIA, OH (November 15, 2019) – This year’s winner of the GEICO TV Race Challenge started off at Speedweeks with three wins and five top five finishes. Beginning the year with no finishes outside the top five in TV Race Challenge points races, it is no wonder the title went to Tyler Erb of New Waverly, TX. “The GEICO TV ...

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Jimmy Owens takes Crown Jewel Cup

BATAVIA, OH (November 8, 2019) – The Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com came down to the final race and a tie breaker of most wins in Crown Jewel Cup events. Not only was the tie breaker needed for first and second, but also third and fourth. Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN ended the season tied ...

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Owens wins World Finals; Sheppard and Rocket1 Team Crowned Champs at Charlotte!

CHAMPION-SHEPP: Rocket1 and Sheppard Celebrate 2nd Crown at Can-Am World Finals More PHOTOS from Saturday’s World Finals! CONCORD, NC – Nov. 9, 2019 – Racing journalists, industry professionals, statistical experts… all of their writings, findings and compilations have contributed to one common theme seen across the Dirt Late Model world in 2019. The driver-owner-crew combination of Brandon Sheppard, Mark Richards and ...

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Sheppard Secures Third Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (October 19, 2019) – Brandon Sheppard captured the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by Optima Batteries on Saturday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. He earned $100,000 for his third career DTWC victory and also marked his 25th victory of 2019. Sheppard was one of four different race leaders ...

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56-Race Schedule for Lucas Oil Late Models in 2020

BATAVIA, Ohio (October 19, 2019) – The 2020 season, 56-race schedule of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was announced today during the tour’s season finale at Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park.   Showcasing the talents of the nation’s elite dirt late model teams, the 2020 schedule will visit 32 different venues across 18 states. The 2020 tour will launch ...

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Ferguson Earns Pole for Dirt Track World Championship

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (October 18, 2019) – Chris Ferguson and Shane Clanton will make up the front row for Saturday night’s 39th Annual RhinoAg Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by Optima Batteries at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt series-sanctioned event drew 66 entries for preliminary events on Friday night of the $100,000-to-win event. Ferguson will start on ...

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Wendell Wallace Returns to the Seat of GRT House Car in 2019!

(BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS) After spending much of his 32 year racing career and capturing numerous crown jewel victories behind the wheel of a GRT racecar, Wendell Wallace will return to his roots and was set to jump back in the seat of the GRT House Car starting this weekend (May 10-11) at the nearby Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas! ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Series Crown Jewel Cup Dates Announced

BATAVIA, OHIO (May 3, 2019) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has revealed the dates for the Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com for 2019. The Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com offers drivers the opportunity to chase a mini-series within the full Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule. ...

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Wells and Sons Motorsports Welcomes Kyle Strickler to the Team

Team Plans to Enter Variety of Super Late Model and Modified Events Hazard, Kentucky (04/01/19) – Wells and Sons Motorsports are excited to announce that Modified standout, Kyle Strickler is joining their team for 2019 and beyond. The Pennsylvania native will be the primary pilot of both the team’s Super Late Model and Modified entries. Teammate, Eric Wells will enter ...

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Billy Moyer Victorious Again Down Under; Unveils Speedweeks Plans with Tye Twarog Racing!

(BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS) “Mr. Smooth” Billy Moyer and Paul Stubber’s team wrapped up the USA Invasion Tour of Western Australia on January 18-19 in a pair of specials at Collie Speedway and Bunbury Speedway. Following a solid fifth place showing in the 40-lapper on Friday night at Collie, Billy closed out the four-race miniseries with his second victory in the finale ...

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Billy Moyer Set for Invasion of Western Australia; Releases Additional Details of Trip!

(BATESVILLE, ARKANSAS) Only days removed from completing his 2018 racing season with a sterling runner-up performance in the $30,000 to win ‘Gateway Dirt Nationals’ on December 1, Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Billy Moyer is already eyeing the start of his rapidly-approaching 2019 campaign. As previously announced back in mid-September, Billy will be part of the USA Invasion Tour ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Unveils 2019 Schedule

BATAVIA, OHIO (October 29, 2018) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is proud to announce the 2019 schedule, with a lineup featuring a record-breaking 65 feature events. The ambitious schedule is set to visit 37 different venues across 22 states, showcasing the talents of the nation’s top dirt late model drivers along the way. The 2019 tour will ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 10.26.2018 Below are the STLRacing.Com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings. Josh Richards was the big man on campus last weekend. Josh in his Best Performance Rocket with Durham Racing engines under the hood took home the Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth Raceway in Ohio. The event was scheduled to wrap up Saturday but mother nature ...

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Dennis Erb Racing Concludes Lucas Oil Season; Heads South to Whynot for Fall Classic

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) The 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season came to a close from October 19-21 at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. The 38th edition of the RhinoAg ‘Dirt Track World Championship’ took place at the facility on the banks of the Ohio River and a whopping $100,000 winner’s check was up for grabs. Dennis Erb, Jr. ...

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Richards Banks $100,000 DTWC Payday

PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (October 21, 2018) – Josh Richards won his second straight Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries on Sunday afternoon at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Richards took the lead on lap 22 from Brian Shirley and led the rest of the way to pick-up the $100,000 first-place prize and his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt ...

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Shirley and Davenport Share DTWC Front Row

PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (October 19, 2018) – Brian Shirley and Jonathan Davenport will make up the front row for the 38th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries at Portsmouth Raceway Park.   Friday night’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event saw two rounds of passing point heats. Shirley and Davenport, the 2018 Lucas Oil Late ...

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Scott Bloomquist Secures Fourth-Place Finish in 48th World 100

Set to Chase $100,000 at Dirt Track World Championship Mooresburg, Tennessee (10/18/18) – Scott Bloomquist picked up a fourth place finish in the finale for the 48th annual World 100 in his Reece Monuments #0 Petroff Towing/ Sweet-Bloomquist Race Car/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model. “We were a little off from where we needed to be in Saturday night’s ...

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