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Batavia, OH (March 1, 2021) - Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are proud to announce that Brandon Ford, World's Largest Volume Ford Dealer, is the new sponsor of the TV Race Challenge.

The Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge will award points to drivers at the 35 televised events broadcasted on Network TV within the series schedule. The winner of the Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge points category will receive a $10,000 bonus, while second and third will receive $3,000 and $2,000 respectively at the year-end awards banquet.

The talent of the nation’s top dirt late model drivers will be put on display along the way, not only at each facility during the live streams, but also during the 35 broadcasted events on the MAVTV Motorsports Network, 15 events on CBS Sports Network, 5 events on CBS, and 13 events on NBC Sports Network.

“Having Brandon Ford sponsor this category adds to the excitement of our TV package in 2021. The drivers always want to perform at their best when the TV cameras are on, but also have added cash incentives to compete for during TV races. We want to thank Wayne Hammond and everyone at Brandon Ford for all their support of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series,” stated Wayne Castleberry, Corporate Motorsports Sales and Marketing for Lucas Oil Products.


After nine TV events completed during Speedweeks, Brandon Overton leads Hudson O’Neal, Devin Moran, Brandon Sheppard and Kyle Bronson in the Brandon Ford TV Points category.


Brandon Ford, located in Tampa, FL, has won Ford's prestigious President's Award 17 years in a row, saluting the top-performing Ford and Lincoln dealerships that pursue excellence in the highest levels of customer satisfaction in both sales and service. Brandon Ford has one of the largest inventories of new and pre-owned vehicles in the nation.


Brandon Ford is centrally located just minutes away from the Crosstown, I-75 and I-4. They are located at the corners of State Roads 301 and 60, with entrances at both sides. Their hours are posted on their website for your convenience, as well as contact phone numbers for each of their departments. To learn more about Brandon Ford or if you are interested in purchasing a vehicle, visit: www.brandonford.com.

Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge Points (as of 2/2/21)

Pos Car # Competitor Hometown Points
1 76 Brandon Overton Evans, GA 1825
2 71 Hudson O’Neal Martinsville, IN 1715
3 9 Devin Moran Dresden, OH 1685
4 1s Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL 1645
5 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL 1580
6 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 1575
7 81E Tanner English Benton, KY 1550
8 1T Tyler Erb New Waverly, TX 1540
9 14 Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 1525
10 157 Mike Marlar Winfield, TN 1505
11 3s Brian Shirley Chatham, IL 1475
12 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 1430
13 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 1410
14 1 Earl Pearson Jr Jacksonville, FL 1385
15 25 Shane Clanton Zebulon, GA 1325
16 20RT Ricky Thornton Jr Adel, IA 1295
17 21 Billy Moyer Jr Batesville, AR 1295
18 99JR Frank Heckenast Jr Frankfort, IL 1245
19 16 Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA 1110
20 385 Mark Whitener Middleburg, FL 1030


2021 Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge Events

Date Track Event Location To Win Laps
23-Jan All-Tech Raceway General Tire Winter Nationals Presented By LINE-X Lake City, FL $15,000 50
25-Jan East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $5,000 30
26-Jan East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $5,000 30
27-Jan East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $7,000 40
28-Jan East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $7,000 40
29-Jan East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $12,000 50
30-Jan East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $15,000 50
1-Feb Bubba Raceway Park K&N Filters Winter Nationals Presented By OPTIMA Batteries Ocala, FL $10,000 40
2-Feb Bubba Raceway Park K&N Filters Winter Nationals Presented By OPTIMA Batteries Ocala, FL $10,000 40
23-Apr Tri-City Speedway Bullet Race Engines 50 Granite City, IL $12,000 50
24-Apr Macon Speedway   Macon, IL $15,000 100
27-May Lucas Oil Speedway 8th Annual Cowboy Classic Wheatland, MO $6,000 45
28-May Lucas Oil Speedway The Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson Wheatland, MO $6,000 40
29-May Lucas Oil Speedway 29th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Wheatland, MO $30,000 100
17-Jun Magnolia Motor Speedway Clash at the Mag presented by Big River Steel Columbus, MS $5,000 25
18-Jun Magnolia Motor Speedway Clash at the Mag presented by Big River Steel Columbus, MS $5,000 25
19-Jun Magnolia Motor Speedway Clash at the Mag presented by Big River Steel Columbus, MS $15,000 60
16-Jul Tri-City Speedway NAPA Know How 50 Granite City, IL $12,000 50
17-Jul Lucas Oil Speedway 15th Annual Diamond Nationals Wheatland, MO $15,000 50
22-Jul I-80 Speedway Dirt Track Bank Go 50 Greenwood, NE $12,000 50
24-Jul I-80 Speedway Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals Greenwood, NE $53,000 80
12-Aug Florence Speedway Sunoco North/South Shootout Union, KY $10,000 50
14-Aug Florence Speedway 39th Annual Sunoco North/South 100 Union, KY $50,000 100
19-Aug Batesville Motor Speedway 29th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions Batesville, AR $5,000 30
20-Aug Batesville Motor Speedway 29th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions Batesville, AR $5,000 30
21-Aug Batesville Motor Speedway 29th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions Batesville, AR $40,000 100
26-Aug Port Royal Speedway The Rumble by the River #1 Port Royal, PA $10,000 30
27-Aug Port Royal Speedway The Rumble by the River #2 Port Royal, PA $12,000 40
28-Aug Port Royal Speedway The Rumble by the River #3 Port Royal, PA $30,000 50
16-Sep Knoxville Raceway Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals Knoxville, IA $7,000 25
17-Sep Knoxville Raceway Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals Knoxville, IA $7,000 25
18-Sep Knoxville Raceway Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals Knoxville, IA $40,000 100
16-Oct Portsmouth Raceway Park 41st Annual Dirt Track World Championship Portsmouth, OH $100,000 100


For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2021 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:

Allstar Performance - The Official Fast Time of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
ARP - The Official Fastener of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Arizona Sport Shirts - The Original Racing Shirt
Big River Steel - A leading Steel Mill in the flat-rolled steel industry
Brandon Ford - "The Official Pace Truck" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Dirt Draft - "The Official Fantasy Sports Provider" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
DirtonDirt.com - All Late Models. All The Time.
Dixie Chopper - "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
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 - Keep That Engine Alive!
LINE-X - LINE-X Protects
MAVTV - Your motorsports destination
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 - Keeping American traditions alive, for future generations
Rugged Radios - “The Official Communications” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Summit Racing Equipment - "Let's Build it Together"
Sunoco Race Fuels - "The Official Fuel" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Super Clean - Super Easy. Super Fast. Super Clean!
UNOH - "The Official Educational Partner" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Whelen Engineering Company - "The Official Emergency Lighting" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Wrisco Industries, Inc. - 100 Years of Industry Experience

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners Include:

Advanced Powder Coating, Allstar Performance, Arizona Sport Shirts, Automotive Racing Products, Big River Steel, Bilstein, Black Diamond Chassis, Boyd Bilt Fabrication, Brandon Ford, Brodix, Capital Race Cars, Cornett Racing Engines, CP Carrillo Pistons, DirtonDirt.com, DirtCarLift.com, Dirt Draft, Dirty Girl Racewear, Dixie Chopper, E3 Spark Plugs, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, General Tire, Heath Lawson Photography, Holmatro, Hoosier Tire, Hot Rod Processing, Keyser Manufacturing, K&N Engineering, LINE-X, Longhorn Chassis, Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV Motorsports Network, Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welders, MSD Performance, MyRacePass, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Öhlins Shocks, OPTIMA Batteries, Outerwears, Penske Racing Shocks, Performance Bodies, Pit Stop USA, Pro Power Racing Engines, ProtectTheHarvest.com, Rocket Chassis, Rugged Radios, Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, Slicker Graphics, Sunoco Race Fuels, Super Clean, Swift Springs, Stop Tech Brakes, Summit Racing Equipment, Thermo-Tec Automotive Products, UNOH - University of Northwestern Ohio, Vahlco Wheels, Vic Hill Race Engines, Whelen Engineering Company Inc, Wrisco Aluminum, 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 2021, the LOLMDS will sanction 59 feature events, at 30 different venues, across 18 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. All 59 feature events will be LIVE Streamed on MAVTV Plus. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.LucasDirt.com

About MAVTV Motorsports Network

MAVTV Motorsports Network is the only television network in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to motorsports. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive and unique events. MAVTV goes beyond the national mainstream motorsports events to include grassroots racing from across the globe: drag racing, pro motocross, sprint boats, rally cars, short course off-road truck racing, sprint cars, pro pulling, drifting, ice racing, and everything in between. MAVTV 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 are truly second-to-none. From 24/7 automotive and motorsports content on MAVTV Motorsports Network to the free and exclusive content available on MAVTV Select and the on-demand streaming service of MAVTV Plus, if it has a motor, it's probably on MAVTV - The Motorsports Network!
For more information, visit 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 Pro Pulling League, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil MLRA, and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO.

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

2021 Championship Points

Points as of 3/21/2021
Pos Competitor Points
1stHudson O'Neal (#71)1390
2ndDevin Moran (#9)1345
3rdTim McCreadie (#39)1330
4thKyle Bronson (#40B)1270
5thBrandon Sheppard (#1s)1265
6thJosh Richards (#14)1230
7thMike Marlar (#157)1230
8thRicky Thornton (#20RT)1220
9thTyler Erb (#1T)1200
10thShane Clanton (#25)1195

Live Timing

Television Schedule

All times are Eastern. Subject to change.
Thursday, April 15
9:00 PM
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
- Tampa, FL
Saturday, April 17
7:00 PM
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
- Hagerstown, MD
Sunday, April 18
5:15 PM
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
- Port Royal, PA
Click here for full TV schedule.