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WHEATLAND, MO (May 28, 2017) Bobby Pierce came from the 14th starting spot to win 25th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by Protect the Harvest.com on Sunday Night at Lucas Oil Speedway.

Pierce took the lead from Earl Pearson Jr. on lap 87 and then pulled away for his third crown-jewel victory in less than a year. The 20-year-old became the 12th different driver to win the Show-Me 100, a race his father, Bob, finished in the top-five on four different occasions.

Pearson led 86 of the 100 laps to ultimately finish second in the Carlton and Kemp Lamm-owned Longhorn Chassis Ford with Tim McCreadie taking third in the Sweeteners Plus, Pro Power, Longhorn. Scott Bloomquist; the only 5-time winner of the annual Memorial Weekend event; finished in fourth and Jonathan Davenport, the 2015 champion of the race came from the 30th starting spot to finish fifth.

“Last year we started 29th and got up to the front and had the lead under caution when we suffered a flat tire. So yes, this feels like redemption from last year’s disappointment. We started 14th tonight, but it was a lot harder, once you get up there with those guys it got a little tougher.”

“I just want to thank a lot of people associated with this car, Hoker Trucking, Allgayer Inc, Champion Spark Plugs, Premier Waste Services, Berger’s Marina, Carnaghi’s Towing.” Pierce’s Bob Pierce Platinum Race Cars is powered by a Pro Power Engine.

“The track would make the car bounce like a basketball. I know they were trying to make it a good track, and it did make for some good racing, so hats off to the track crew. I know they were wanting a good show for television. It was a heck of a race. Congrats to Earl on second and T-Mac for third. I am sorry I got into him [McCreadie] there at one point.”

Pearson was seeking his first career Show-Me 100 victory. “The track started out smooth and we had a good car all night, we got the lead from Tim [McCreadie]. It got a little choppy on the cushion and it was Bobby’s kind of track. We held him off for nearly 90 laps. It was a good run for the Lucas Oil Racing TV car. We have been running strong. The fans saw one heck of a show this weekend.”

McCreadie recorded yet another top five with his third-place finish after starting from the pole. “We struggled in the holes tonight just like we did last year. We set-up for the track like it had been the last two nights. Hats off to my guys. The Longhorn crew is working hard to get us to victory lane. It’s all about winning races. If you win races your chances of winning a championship are better against this caliber of drivers.

Completing the top ten were Gregg Satterlee, Dennis Erb Jr., Jared Landers, Josh Richards, and Shannon Babb.

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Race Summary
Sunday, May 28th, 2017
25th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com
Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, MO

Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Chase Junghans, Jared Landers, Jesse Stovall, Tim Manville, Austin Rettig, Gavin Landers, Chad Simpson, Justin Duty, Bryon Allison, Boom Briggs, Jim Shereck, Hudson O'Neal, Jon Mitchell-DNS, Evan Hubert-DNS, Cliff Morrow-DNS, Daniel Jessen-DNS, Jonathan Rowan-DNS

Fast Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Shannon Babb, Logan Martin, Cole Wells, John Duty, Shannon Scott, Randy Timms, Terry Phillips, Al Humphrey, Scott Crigler, Joey Moriarty, Jason Rauen-DNS, Jeremy Grady-DNS, Wendell Wallace-DNS, Tanner Mullens-DNS, Will Vaught-DNS, Bob King-DNS, Larry Jones-DNS

BadBoy Mowers B-Main #3 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Jack Sullivan, Dave Eckrich, Jake O'Neil, Timothy Culp, Garrett Alberson, Brantlee Gotschall, JC Wyman, Jeff Herzog, Mason Oberkramer, Tony Jackson, Jr., Blonde Bomber Mitchell, Chandler Petty, Jonathan Davenport, Jason Sivils, BJ Robinson-DNS, Mike Stadel-DNS, Tanner Kellick-DNS

Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge (20 Laps – Winner Chose to start 29th in Feature):Jake O'Neil, Timothy Culp, Chad Simpson, Tim Manville, Austin Rettig, Randy Timms, Brantlee Gotschall, Garrett Alberson, Cole Wells, Jeff Herzog, Shannon Scott, John Duty, Al Humphrey, Bryon Allison, Terry Phillips, Gavin Landers, JC Wyman, Justin Duty, Mason Oberkramer, Scott Crigler, Chandler Petty, Joey Moriarty-DNS, Jim Shereck-DNS, Blonde Bomber Mitchell-DNS

Feature Finish (100 Laps):

FINISH START CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN EARNINGS
1 14 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL $30,000
2 3 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL $17,400
3 1 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY $12,200
4 4 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN $10,500
5 30 49 Jonathan Davenport Williamson, SC $6,000
6 16 22 Gregg Satterlee Rochester Mills, PA $7,300
7 15 28E Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL $6,200
8 22 777 Jared Landers Batesville, AR $3,000
9 13 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV $4,950
10 20 18 Shannon Babb Mowequa, IL $2,600
11 27 56 Tony Jackson, Jr. Lebanon, MO $2,500
12 23 36 Logan Martin West Plains, MO $2,475
13 26 99B Boom Briggs Bear Lake, PA $4,650
14 21 18X Jack Sullivan Greenbrier, AR $2,425
15 9 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN $4,700
16 19 18J Chase Junghans Manhattan, KS $2,375
17 11 15 Steve Francis Bowling Green, KY $4,550
18 25 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN $4,525
19 2 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN $4,600
20 17 21 Billy Moyer Batesville, AR $2,250
21 24 58 Dave Eckrich Oxford, IA $2,200
22 12 20x Rodney Sanders Happy, TX $2,150
23 18 21JR Billy Moyer, Jr. Batesville, AR $2,100
24 8 25Z Mason Zeigler Chalk Hill, PA $2,050
25 5 157 Mike Marlar Winfield, TN $2,000
26 29 J0 Jake O'Neil Tucson, AZ $2,000
27 10 32C Chris Simpson Oxford, IA $2,000
28 7 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY $4,200
29 26 0 Jesse Stovall Billings, MO $2,000
30 6 15P Payton Looney Republic, MO $2,000


Race Statistics
Entrants: 69
Lap Leaders: Tim McCreadie (Laps 1 – 2); Earl Pearson Jr. (Laps 3 – 86); Bobby Pierce (Laps 87 – 100)
Cautions: Payton Looney (Lap 11); Chris Simpson (Lap 22); Mike Marlar (Lap 29); Hudson O’Neal (Lap 41); Billy Moyer Jr. (Lap 47); Rodney Sanders (Lap 56); Billy Moyer (Lap 75)
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Provisionals: Hudson O’Neal, Boom Briggs
Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association Provisionals: Tony Jackson Jr., Jesse Stovall
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Emergency Provisionals: n/a
Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge Provisional: Jake O’Neil
Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Past Champions Provisional: Jonathan Davenport
Wrisco Feature Winner: Bobby Pierce
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Jonathan Davenport (Started: 30th; Finished: 5th; Advanced 25 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Scott Bloomquist
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Bobby Pierce
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Earl Pearson Jr.
Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Gregg Satterlee
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Pro Power Racing Engines
Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Pierce Race Cars
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Taylon Center (Earl Pearson Jr.)
Fastest Lap of the Race: Earl Pearson Jr. (Lap #12 – 15.006 seconds)
Safecraft Most Laps Led: Earl Pearson Jr. (84 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Tim McCreadie
Time of Race: 59 minutes 34 seconds

Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings:

POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS EARNINGS
1 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 3555 $122,425
2 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 3420 $95,800
3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 3320 $84,300
4 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 3175 $67,775
5 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. Jacksonville, FL 3135 $77,650
6 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 3045 $62,175
7 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 2995 $49,375
8 28E Dennis Erb, Jr. Carpentersville, IL 2925 $44,550
9 22 Gregg Satterlee Rochester Mills, PA 2775 $43,025
10 15 Steve Francis Bowling Green, KY 2730 $36,650
11 99B Boom Briggs Bear Lake, PA 2525 $29,100
12 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 2520 $30,250

*Points are unofficial until Close of Business on the Tuesday following Race Day*


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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Official Sponsors Include:

ASi Racewear - "The Official Merchandise Vendor" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Bad Boy Mowers - "The Official Mower" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Dunn Benson Ford - "The Official Pace Truck" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
E3 Spark Plugs - "The Official Spark Plug" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Fast Orange - “The Official Hand Cleaner” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
GEICO - "The Official Insurance" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
General Tire - "The Official Tire" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Hoosier Tire - "The Official Race Tire" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
K&N Engineering - "Official Sponsor" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Lucas Oil Products - "The Official Oil" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Lucas Oil Racing TV - "Official Sponsor" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
MAVTV Motorsports Network - "The Official TV Network" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Miller Welders - "The Official Welder" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Nitro-Bee PLUS - "The Official Race Receiver" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Optima Batteries - "The Official Battery" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
ProtectTheHarvest.com - "Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Ram Mounts - “Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
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Safecraft - "The Official Fire Suppression System" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Sunoco Race Fuels - "The Official Fuel" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Spray Nine - “Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Super Clean - “Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
United Rentals - “Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners Include:

Allstar Performance, Andy Durham Race Engines, AR Bodies, Black Diamond Chassis, Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars, BRODIX, Capital Race Cars, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, CV Products, DirtonDirt.com, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, Heath Lawson Photography, Hot Rod Processing, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Longhorn Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Penske Shocks, PFC Brakes, Pierce Race Cars, Pro Power Racing Engines, QA1, Rocket Chassis, Simpson Race Products, Sweet Manufacturing, Wallace Engines, WELD Racing, 5150 Race Trailers

About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nation’s premier dirt late model sanctioning organization.  In 2016, the LOLMDS will sanction 53 events in 19 states.  The series is owned by the parent company Lucas Oil Products Inc. and receives national exposure through a TV package filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios.  LOLMDS events will be broadcast on four TV Networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the MAVTV Motorsports Network.  For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.LucasDirt.com

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The Future of Motorsports is HERE! Get Lucas Oil Racing TV and experience racing excitement like you've never seen! Lucas Oil Racing TV is the online app for all your favorite devices like Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Android Devices and more! No matter where you are or when you want to watch, you can stream the best and most exciting motor racing on the planet!

Lucas Oil Racing TV has all your favorite motorsports - from grass roots to international competition, as well as exclusive LIVE EVENTS and behind the scenes interviews and footage that you won't see anywhere else! But that's just the beginning! Lucas Oil Racing TV brings you some of motorsports greatest broadcasters and build specialists... from Dave Despain to the mechanics of Two Guys Garage, as well as all the latest news, reviews, and interviews from every genre of racing.

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About MAVTV Motorsports Network

Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing. But MAVTV goes far beyond the national mainstream events and also covers multitudes of grassroots series' from across the globe: Drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, rally racing, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.

MAVTV also knows you don't have to be a race fan to be an automotive enthusiast, which is why we have developed a package of automotive reality and custom build shows that is truly second to none. If it has a motor, it's on MAVTV...MAVTV is THE motorsports network. To learn more about MAVTV go to: www.MAVTV.com.

About Lucas Oil Products

Founded in 1989 by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has established itself as one of the fastest-growing lubrication product lines in the consumer automotive aftermarket, featuring a line of engine oils, greases, gear lubes, problem-solving additives, and car-care products.  Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil has established itself as a worldwide leader in the lubrication industry.  Motorsports has always been part of the Lucas Oil culture and the cornerstone of the company's marketing strategy.  Such passion for motorsports has inspired Lucas Oil to sponsor many race teams, events and series at all levels, including, NHRA, IRL, ASCS, NASCAR, IHRA and many more.  Lucas Oil has also taken ownership and operational control of a number of high profile racing properties, such as: Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series, Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil Modified Series, Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO. and the Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway in Blythe, CA.

In 2007 Lucas Oil founded its own production house, Lucas Oil Production Studios, dedicated to producing high action motorsports television.  Currently Lucas Oil Production Studios produces over 300 hours of original programming for networks such as CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports and MAVTV.  More information about Lucas Oil Products, Inc. visit the company website at:  www.LucasOil.com

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