CORONA, CA (September 14, 2010) – The Lucas Oil Late model Dirt Series heads down the homestretch of its’ 2010 schedule with two events in the State of Virginia this weekend.  On Friday Night, September 17th the series visits Winchester Speedway in Winchester, VA for the “Gunter’s Honey 50” and on Saturday Night, September 18th the series heads to Virginia Motor Speedway in Saluda, VA for the ASi Racewear “USA 100”.

The trip to the Greg Gunter-promoted Winchester Speedway will feature a complete show for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.  Action for the LOLMDS will get under way with Red Buck Cigar Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and will be capped off by the “Gunter’s Honey 50” paying $10,000 to win and $700 to start.  Last year’s event at Winchester was rained out. In 2008, 4-time series champion, Earl Pearson Jr. of Jacksonville, FL took the victory.  For more info log onto the track’s website at

On Saturday Night, Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time since 2007. The drivers will take to the famed speed plant for the 31st Annual ASi Racewear “USA 100”.  The unique format for the event will include two 25 lap Heat Races and a B-Main to set the starting lineup for the 50-lap $15,000 to win/$1,000 to start ASi Racewear “USA 100”.

In the two previous appearances at the ultra-modern facility, Rick Eckert of York, PA (in ’05) and Earl Pearson Jr. (in ’07) have entered victory lane at the track.  The cameras of SPEED Channel will be on hand to tape the event as part of the series’ television package with the network.  The event will be shown on October 9th at 3:30 PM Eastern Time.  For more information on the event, go to

This past weekend, the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series converged on Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, OH for the 40th Annual “World 100”.  The LOLMDS series drivers fared very well, sweeping second through sixth in the final rundown behind race winner, Billy Moyer of Batesville, AR.  Reigning series champion and 2010 Hillbilly Hundred winner, Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN, came on strong at the end of the race to finish second. Bloomquist finished just ahead of Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, GA, who drives for NASCAR’s Clint Bowyer. 

Don O’Neal of Martinsville, IN, who started on the outside of the front row, finished fourth. Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN rounded out the top five, and Earl Pearson Jr. came from 25th to finish sixth. Other Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drivers who made the event at Eldora included 11th place finisher, John Blankenship of Williamson, WV. Blankenship was 2009’s LOLMDS Quarter Master “Rookie of the Year”. Brad Neat of Dunnville, KY placed 14th.

For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, log onto or call the series’ office at (951) 532-2503.

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2019 Championship Points

lmd dlUpdated: 06/18/19 - After Smoky Mountain

1 49 Jonathan Davenport 3445
2 1T Tyler Erb ® 3040
3 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. 3020
4 14 Josh Richards 2935
5 1M Devin Moran ® 2815
6 39 Tim McCreadie 2810
7 20 Jimmy Owens 2735
8 71 Hudson O'Neal 2675
9 40B Kyle Bronson 2545
10 5 Don O'Neal 2520