2019news 03 11

BATAVIA, OHIO (March 11, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action this weekend, as the nation’s elite dirt late model drivers make their annual trek to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Ind.

Both events are expected to attract a powerful field of entries as drivers battle in a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and 50-lap, $12,000-to-win finale for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

Friday’s event at Atomic Speedway, the 5th Annual Buckeye Spring 50, will include a $500-to-win event for the Sport Modifieds. The pit gates will open at 3:00pm, followed by general admission gates at 4:00pm. Hot laps will begin at 6:00pm, followed by action-packed racing. For more information, visit: www.atomicspeedway.net.

Brownstown Speedway, located on the Jackson County Fairgrounds, will kick off its 2019 racing season on Saturday, March 16. In addition to the pulse-pounding action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the 22nd Annual Indiana Icebreaker - Presented by John Jones Auto Group will also include Modifieds and Pure Stocks.

The pits gates at Brownstown Speedway will open at noon, followed by general admission gates at 1:00pm. An autograph session with the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will begin at 4:30pm, followed by on-track action at 6:00pm. To purchase advance tickets or find more information, visit: www.brownstownspeedway.com.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series resumes competition, following a knockout Florida-Georgia Speedweeks, averaging nearly 50 super late models per night during the eight-race stretch. Four different drivers have graced Victory Lane thus far, in 2019. Jonathan Davenport and Tyler Erb have recorded three wins each, with Earl Pearson Jr. and Hudson O’Neal each winning one main event.

Davenport, the reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, leads the current standings by just 40-points over Tyler Erb, who is competing in his first full year on the tour. Pearson is third, followed by Scott Bloomquist and Devin Moran.

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:

1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 960  
2 1T Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX 920 -40
3 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 895 -65
4 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 810 -150
5 1M Devin Moran Dresden, OH 780 -180
6 14 Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 735 -225
7 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 685 -275
8 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 670 -290
9 12J Jason Jameson Lawrenceburg, IN 650 -310
10 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 640 -320
11 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 625 -335
12 21 Bily Moyer Jr. Batesville, AR 610 -350
12 89 Justin Williams Concord, VA 610 -350
14 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL 605 -355
15 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 580 -380
16 50 Shanon Buckingham Morristown, TN 575 -385
17 1Gk Ryan King Seymour, TN 535 -425
18 66c Matt Cosner Ridgeley, WV 515 -445
18 33 Jeff Mathews Brandon, FL 515 -445
18 94 Austin Rettig Sikeston, MO 515 -445
21 2s Stormy Scott Las Cruses, NM 490 -470
22 48 Colton Flinner Allison Park, PA 475 -485

Atomic Speedway
Phone Number: 740-703-9749
Location: 2535 Blain Hwy, Waverly, OH 45690
Website: www.atomicspeedway.net

Tire Rule for Atomic Speedway, March 15th:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1300
Right Rear - Hoosier 01, 04

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

Brownstown Speedway
Phone Number: 812-358-5332
Location: 476 East CR 100, Brownstown, IN 47220
Website: www.brownstownspeedway.com

Tire Rule for Brownstown Speedway, March 16th:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350
Right Rear - Hoosier 03, LM40

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

Event Purse: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2019 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:

Arizona Sport Shirts - The Original Racing Shirt
DirtonDirt.com - All Late Models. All The Time.
Dunn Benson Ford - "The Official Pace Truck" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
GEICO - Saving People Money on More than Just Car Insurance
General Tire - Anywhere is Possible
Holmatro - Mastering Power
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
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
SRI Performance - Your One Stop Shop for All Things Racing
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, Black Diamond Chassis, Boyd Bilt Fabrication, BRODIX Cylinder Heads, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, Dirty Girl Racewear, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, Heath Lawson Photography, Hot Rod Processing, Keyser Manufacturing, Longhorn Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal, MSD Performance, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Penske Shocks, PFC Brakes, Pro Power Racing Engines, Rocket Chassis, Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, Slicker Graphics, Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars, Sweet Manufacturing, Swift Springs, Xcelydne Valvetrain, 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 2019, the LOLMDS will sanction 65 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

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship

Points as of 2/9/2020
Pos Competitor Points
1st Brandon Sheppard (1s) 1190
2nd Tim McCreadie (39) 1150
3rd Devin Moran (9) 1115
4th Jonathan Davenport (49) 1075
5th Tyler Erb (1T) 1050
6th Mike Marlar (157) 1025
7th Kyle Bronson (40B) 980
8th Jimmy Owens (20) 975
9th Billy Moyer (21) 965
10th Brian Shirley (3s) 960

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