WAYCROSS, GA (August 30, 2011) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will be in action this Labor Day Weekend with two spectacular shows on Saturday and Sunday at Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park.   On Saturday Night, September 3rd the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series takes to the track with a complete show of Red Buck Cigar Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and the Pepsi 50 River Days Rumble paying $10,000 to win. The event will be taped by the Lucas Oil Production Studios and shown on SPEED Channel on October 2nd at 1 PM Eastern. Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, GA is the defending race winner.   On Sunday Night, September 4th the 43rd Annual “Hillbilly Hundred” comes to PRP for the first time with a $140,000 purse and a $25,000 payday for the winner of America’s oldest dirt late model event. There will be a complete show for the LOLMDS with Red Buck Cigar Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and the 100-lap Hillbilly Hundred feature event. The race which was first held in 1967 has a long list of winners and history as the event will be again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the seventh time. Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN is the defending winner of this crown jewel event.   A special bonus has been added by officials for this weekend’s events. A $5,000 cash bonus will be awarded if one driver wins both feature events. That driver would earn a total of $40,000 in winnings by winning both feature events on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday Night’s Pepsi 50 River Days Rumble will pay $700 to start and Sunday Night’s Hillbilly Hundred will pay $1,000 to start.   Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN continues to lead the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Championship Points Standings by 130-points over Scott Bloomquist. Don O’Neal of Martinsville, IN coming off back-to-back series wins this past weekend in Indiana and Kentucky is third in points followed by Steve Francis of Ashland, KY and Earl Pearson Jr. of Jacksonville, FL.   Jared Landers of Batesville, AR is sixth in the championship points and he leads the Quarter Master “Rookie of the Year” points over 15-year-old Tyler Reddick of Corning, CA who was the pole-sitter in last year’s River Days Rumble event.   Fans are encouraged to arrive early both days with the large crowds that are expected to be on hand Saturday and Sunday. General admission on Saturday is $25 and $30 for Sunday’s event. There will be 2-day general admission passes available for $50. For more information on Portsmouth Raceway Park log on to www.portsraceway.com or you can call (740) 354-3278 for further info.   For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series you can find them at www.lucasdirt.com or you can call the series office at (951) 532-2503. Follow the series on the social media outlets as well at https://www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and http://twitter.com/#!/lucasdirt.     Previous Hillbilly 100 Winners   1967 – Don Gregory 1968 – Ray Nece 1969 – No Race 1970 – Clate Husted 1971 – Danny Dean 1972 – Dorus Wisecarver 1973 – Bob Wearing Sr. 1974 – Bob Wearing Sr. 1975 – Bob Wearing Sr. 1976 – Bob Wearing Sr. 1977 – No Race 1978 – Gene McNeely 1979 – Danny Dean 1980 – Rodney Combs 1981 – Freddy Smith 1982 – Charlie Swartz 1983 – Freddy Smith 1984 – Larry Moore 1985 – Jack Boggs 1986 – Jack Boggs 1987 – Jack Boggs 1988 - Donnie Moran 1989 – Donnie Moran 1990 – Buck Simmons 1991 – Rodney Combs 1992 – Rodney Combs 1993 – Davey Johnson 1994 – Bill Frye 1995 – Bart Hartman 1996 – Todd Andrews 1997 – Rod Conley 1998 – Steve Shaver 1999 – Davey Johnson 2000 – Davey Johnson 2001 – Donnie Moran 2002 – Billy Moyer 2003 – Chub Frank 2004 – Mike Marlar 2005 – Clint Smith 2006 – Earl Pearson Jr. 2007 – Eddie Carrier Jr. 2008 – Jimmy Owens 2009 – Ray Cook 2010 – Scott Bloomquist    

2020 Championship Points

Points as of 10/17/2020
Pos Competitor Points
1stJimmy Owens (#20)7940
2ndTim McCreadie (#39)7560
3rdJonathan Davenport (#49)7375
4thJosh Richards (#14)7295
5thTyler Erb (#1T)7110
6thShane Clanton (#25)6780
7thDevin Moran (#9)6690
8thKyle Bronson (#40B)6690
9thTanner English (#81E)6455
10thEarl Pearson (#1)6390

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