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WAYCROSS, GA (August 17, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will invade Tennessee and Indiana next week. The series will converge on Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, TN on Thursday, August 20th before heading to Lawrenceburg Speedway, in Lawrenceburg, IN on Saturday, August 22nd. Both events include an action-packed program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000 to-win main event.

Volunteer Speedway (located just off I-81 at exit 23) is just a short drive from Bristol Motor Speedway. The 12th Annual “Scorcher” is ran annually (in conjunction with the NASCAR weekend) at the historic East Tennessee venue. The nation’s top dirt late model drivers will tackle the high-banked, 4/10-mile oval against a strong contingent of local and regional standouts. Dale McDowell will return as the defending race winner, after he charged to the victory in 2014 over Mike Marlar, John Blankenship, Scott Bloomquist, and Jared Landers. The Modified Street division will also be in action on Thursday, August 20th.

Further information can be obtained by visiting www.volunteerspeedway.com or calling the Speedway Office at (423) 235-5020.

Following a brief break in the action, the LOLMDS will travel to Lawrenceburg Speedway for the annual “Whiskey City 50” - Presented by Sign-A-Rama. In 2014, Don O’Neal became the only repeat winner of the event, claiming the win over his Clint Bowyer Racing teammate, Steve Francis. Scott Bloomquist, Steve Casebolt, and Earl Pearson Jr. rounded out the top five. Also on the racing program for Saturday, August 22nd are the Budweiser UMP Modifieds.

The award-winning Lucas Oil Production Studios will be on hand to tape all the action from the “Whiskey City 50” with multiple camera angles, driver interviews, on-board cameras, and various technical segments. The event will air on MAVTV Motorsports Network and NBC Sports Network at a later date, in 2015.

To purchase tickets or find more information, visit: www.lawrenceburgspeedway.com or call the Speedway Office at (812) 539-4700.

Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Georgia leads the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Championship standings over three-time champion, Jimmy Owens. Two-time champion, Scott Bloomquist is third, followed by four-time champion, Earl Pearson Jr. Defending champion, Don O’Neal completes the top five in series standings. Sixth through eleventh are : Brandon Sheppard, Dennis Erb Jr., Steve Francis, Eddie Carrier Jr., Jared Landers, and Chris Brown.

Track Information
Volunteer Speedway
Phone Number: 423-235-5020
Tracks Promoter: Joe & Phyllis Loven
Location: 14095 W Andrew Johnson Hwy., Bulls Gap, TN 37711
Website: www.volunteerspeedway.com

Lawrenceburg Speedway
Phone Number: 812-539-4700
Tracks Promoter: Dave Rudisell
Location: 351 E. Eads Parkway, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Website: www.lawrenceburgspeedway.com

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rules
Volunteer Speedway
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 1350
Right Rear - Hoosier 03, 05

Lawrenceburg Speedway
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 1300, 1350
Right Rear - Hoosier 01, 03, 06, LM40

Event Purse for Both Events: 1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800.


For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2016 tour schedule, driver information, and more visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.

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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 2015, the LOLMDS will sanction 50 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 American Real Network.  For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com

About MAVTV American Real Network

MAVTV was founded in 2002 by four former Showtime Network executives and was originally geared towards a male dominated audience. In 2011, Lucas Oil Products, an automotive lubricant manufacturer with a history in television production, purchased MAVTV.  Lucas Oil was eager to employ the same growth strategies to transform MAVTV into a premier cable network that it employed to grow the lubricants business.  MAVTV aims to become a broader scoped network, geared towards the modern American family. Lucas Oil is investing in programming, an updated on-air look, and increased production quality, all to add more value to the viewer experience.  MAVTV is an acronym that stands for Movies, Action and Variety. MAVTV brings you plenty of never-before-seen high definition exclusives, including Comedy, Movies, Action Sports, Adventure and More, all in fantastic HD detail.  MAVTV is no ordinary television network.  It’s a 24/7, high-definition entertainment extravaganza, featuring everything from blockbuster films, high octane motorsports, MMA fighting, gaming, gut busting comedy, original reality shows and scripted dramas.  Learn more about MAVTV American Real 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

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
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-“The Official Filter” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Kawasaki - “Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Lucas Oil Products - "The Official Oil" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
MAVTV “American Real” - "The Official TV Network" 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
Sunoco Race Fuels - "The Official Fuel" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Super Clean- “Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners Include:

Allstar Performance, Andy Durham Race Engines, AR Bodies, Barry Wright Race Cars, Black Diamond/Club 29 Chassis, Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars, Bilstein Shocks, Brodix, Clements Race Engines, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, C&R Racing Inc., CV Products, DirtonDirt.com, Dunn-Benson Ford, Dyers Top Rods, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, Georgia Boot, Grover Race Engines, Heath Lawson Photography, Hot Rod Processing, Hot Rod Tracker, Jay Dickens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Longhorn Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welders, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Penske Shocks, PFC Brakes, Pierce Race Cars, Pro Power Racing Engines, QA1, Rocket Chassis, Simpson Race Products, WELD Racing, Wrisco Aluminum, 5150 Race Trailers

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2019 Championship Points

lmd dlUpdated: 08/18/19 - After Batesville

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POS CAR# DRIVER POINTS
1 49 Jonathan Davenport 6195
2 14 Josh Richards 5625
3 39 Tim McCreadie 5575
4 1T Tyler Erb ® 5515
5 20 Jimmy Owens 5435
6 1M Devin Moran ® 5420
7 1 Earl Pearson, Jr. 5410
8 71 Hudson O'Neal 5275
9 50 Shanon Buckingham 4755
10 40B Kyle Bronson 4705