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BATAVIA, OHIO (October 2, 2018) – The nation’s top dirt late model drivers are en route to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s monster half-mile oval for the 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100.

The 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100 will kick off on Friday, October 5th, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series takes center stage for Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races. The RUSH Late Models and Penn-Ohio Pro Stocks will also compete in their preliminary events on Friday night.

Following the on-track action on Friday night, Re Issue will provide entertainment with a wide array of music from Classic Rock to Americana to Roots - sometimes mild, sometimes with an edge. The hit band is comprised of three very experienced musicians and supported by a formally trained sound engineer. Several local breweries will offer beverages in addition to food and a bonfire. All Pittsburgher 100 ticket holders will be admitted free, with all others being only $5.00.

Saturday’s activities will include a Dirt Racing Outreach Service from 3:30 - 4:15 pm, followed by a Driver Autograph Session from 4:30 - 5:15 pm. The on-track action on Saturday night will include B-Mains and the 100-lap, $20,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with feature events for the RUSH Late Models and Penn-Ohio Pro Stocks.

The Pittsburgher 100 is accustomed to some of the most high-speed, door-to-door, edge of your seat racing action of the season. In 2017, Don O’Neal led from start to finish to claim his first-career Pittsburgher 100. O’Neal had to fight off charges from his Clint Bowyer Racing teammate, Darrell Lanigan, who ultimately finished second. Josh Richards, Earl Pearson Jr., and Jimmy Owens rounded out the top five.

PPMS is located just off the Noblestown Exit of PA Route 22, minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, Weirton, WV, Steubenville, OH, & Robinson Mall. To purchase tickets or find more information, visit: www.ppms.com.

Jonathan Davenport enters the Pittsburgher 100 with a commanding lead over Josh Richards in the Lucas Oil Championship Standings. With his 300-point advantage, Davenport will earn his second national championship simply by entering the final two events of the season. Scott Bloomquist remains third, while Earl Pearson Jr. and Tim McCreadie round out the top five in current championship standings.

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:

POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY
1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 8040  
2 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 7740 -300
3 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 7595 -445
4 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 7440 -600
5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 7315 -725
6 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 7305 -735
7 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 7220 -820
8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 7135 -905
9 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 6675 -1365
10 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 6630 -1410
11 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 6445 -1595
12 28 Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, IL 6425 -1615
13 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 6320 -1720
14 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 5825 -2215


Track Information:
Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway
Phone Number: (412) 279-RACE
Location: 170 Kelso Road Imperial, PA 15126
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 40.426185, Longitude: -80.262736
Directions: I-79 to PA Route 60 North/Airport Exit 16A; PA Route 60 to 22/30 West (at Ikea); US 22 West to Noblestown Exit (turn left)
Website: www.ppms.com

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1425
Right Rear - Hoosier 04, LM40

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 2 new rear tires.
*Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed.

Pittsburgher 100 Event Purse: 1. $20,000, 2. $10,000, 3. $6,000, 4. $4,000, 5. $3,500, 6. $2,500, 7. $2,100, 8. $2,000, 9. $1,800, 10. $1,750, 11. $1,650, 12. $1,600, 13. $1,550, 14. $1,500, 15. $1,450, 16. $1,400, 17. $1,350, 18. $1,300, 19. $1,250, 20. $1,200, 21. $1,200, 22. $1,200, 23. $1,200, 24. $1,200

Previous Pittsburgher 100 Winners:
1989 - Scott Bloomquist
1990 - Bob Wearing Jr.
1991 - Donnie Moran
1992 - Davey Johnson
1993 - Scott Bloomquist
1994 - Davey Johnson
1995 - Scott Bloomquist
1996 - Tim Hitt
1997 - Rick Aukland
1998 - Tim Hitt
1999 - Todd Andrews
2000 - Davey Johnson
2001 - Chub Frank
2002 - Rick Aukland
2003 - Matt Urban
2004 - Bart Hartman
2005 - Donnie Moran
2006 - Shane Clanton
2007 - Josh Richards
2008 - Steve Baker
2009 - Bart Hartman
2010 - Davey Johnson
2011 - Keith Barbara
2012 - Gregg Satterlee
2013 - Scott Bloomquist
2014 - Gregg Satterlee
2015 - Scott Bloomquist
2016 - Josh Richards
2017 - Don O’Neal


For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2018 tour schedule, driver information, and more visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Official Sponsors Include:

ASi Racewear - The Only Choice for Premium Quality Merchandise
Bad Boy Mowers - Mow with an Attitude
Bilstein Shocks - "The Official Shock" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
CatSpot Organic Litter - Litter as Mother Nature Intended
DirtonDirt.com - All Late Models. All The Time.
Dunn Benson Ford - "The Official Pace Truck" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
E3 Spark Plugs - Born to Burn
GEICO - Saving People Money on More than Just Car Insurance
General Tire - Anywhere is Possible
Hoosier Tire - Tires Designed for Champions
K&N Engineering - "Make your Move" to K&N Performance Filters
Lucas Oil Products - Made in America, SOLD to the World
Lucas Oil Racing TV - GRAB IT AND HOLD ON TIGHT
MAVTV Motorsports Network - MAVTV is Motorsports
Miller Welders - WE BUILD With You
Nitro-Bee PLUS - "The Official Race Receiver" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Optima Batteries - The Ultimate Power Source
ProtectTheHarvest.com - Standing up for America's Farmers, Hunters, and Animal Owners
RockAuto.com - All the Parts Your Car Will Ever Need
RhinoAg - Born to Lead
Rugged Radios - “The Official Communications” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Steel-It - Stainless Steel Coating in a Can
Sunoco Race Fuels - "The Official Fuel" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Super Clean - Super Easy, Super Fast!
Wrisco Aluminum - 100 Years of Industry Experience

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners Include:

Allstar Performance, Andy Durham Race Engines, AR Bodies, Black Diamond Chassis, Boyd Bilt Fabrication, BRODIX, COMP Cams, CV Products, Dirty Girl Racewear, 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, MSD Performance, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Penske Shocks, PFC Brakes, Pierce Race Cars, Pro Power Racing Engines, QA1, Rocket Chassis, Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, SRI Performance Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars, Sweet Manufacturing, and 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 2018, the LOLMDS will sanction 60 events in 22 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

About Lucas Oil Racing TV

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.

Lucas Oil Racing TV is the Exclusive, Unlimited, 24/7 All-Access Motorsports App and it's available NOW! For more information or to sign up, go to: www.LucasOilRacing.TV.

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

Live Timing

Television Schedule

All times are Eastern. Subject to change.
Saturday, October 20
TBD
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Thursday, November 1
6:00 PM
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Thursday, November 8
6:00 PM
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
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2018 Championship Standings

 

lmd dlUpdated: 10/10/18 - After Pittsburgh

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POS CAR# DRIVER POINTS
1 49 Jonathan Davenport 8250
2 1R Josh Richards 7945
3 0 Scott Bloomquist 7750
4 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. 7660
5 20 Jimmy Owens 7535
6 39 Tim McCreadie 7515
7 32 Bobby Pierce 7470
8 5 Don O'Neal 7325
9 14 Darrell Lanigan 6855
10 22 Gregg Satterlee 6765
11 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. 6610

Sunoco Race for Gas Points

sunoco-standingsUpdated: 10/10/18 - After Pittsburgh

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POS CAR# DRIVER POINTS
1 49 Jonathan Davenport 8175
2 1R Josh Richards 7880
3 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. 7700
4 32 Bobby Pierce 7500
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