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Amanda Francis

Job Title: Social Media Coordinator

Hometown: Bowling Green, KY
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 3 Years
Date of Birth: October 20, 1983
Family: Husband: Steve; Daughter: Adley
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Ponderosa Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: The people / friends.
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends.
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Ashley Schwallie

Job Title: Administrative Manager / Registration

Hometown: Batavia, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 14 Years
Date of Birth: November 9, 1982
Family: Husband: Rick; Daughter: Addison
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Knoxville Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Being around friends and making new ones.
Hobbies: Traveling; Spending time with family; Spending time outdoors.

Bill Reed

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 14 Years
Date of Birth: September 29, 1946
Family: Wife - Debbie; 6 children; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Portsmouth Raceway Park
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Meeting people and Dirt Racing Outreach
Hobbies: Snow birding; Fishing
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Chris DeVito

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Batavia, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 2 Years
Date of Birth: November 10, 1975
Family: Wife: Tonya; Son: Christopher; Daughter: Taylor
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Portsmouth Raceway Park
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Meeting new people and seeing all the different race tracks.
Hobbies: Landscaping; Spending time with family; Traveling; Home Improvement Projects
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D.J. Smallwood

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 5 years
Date of Birth: January 9, 1977
Family: Wife: Jennifer; 2 Daughters; Hailey and Mackenzie; Step-Son: Nate
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Florence Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Seeing the sport at its top level and constantly learning from the best in the business - staff and driver.
Hobbies: Riding my Harley; Shooting Pool; Camping; Being outdoors.
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Dale Robison

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Zanesville, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 4 Years
Date of Birth: November 16, 1960
Family: Wife: Lisa; Son: Stetson
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Don't really have a favorite track as I haven't been to a lot of them. Would love to go to Knoxville Raceway and Lucas Oil Speedway.
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Meeting all of the great people.
Hobbies: Riding dirt bikes; Taking the granddaughter out on our side by side; Golfing
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David Ferrell

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Danville, KY
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Hosted LOLMDS races at Bluegrass Speedway from 2005-2011. Worked as an official for 1 year.
Date of Birth: April 22, 1954
Family: Wife: Anita; Daugher: Amanda Francis; Son-in-Law: Steve Francis; Granddaughter: Adley Francis; Daugher: Stephanie Morrill; Granddaughter: Madison Morrill
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Knoxville Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Getting to see a lot of great drivers race for a nice purse.
Hobbies: Dirt Racing; Demo Derby; Fishing

Debbie Reed

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 16 Years
Date of Birth: October 12, 1957
Family: Husband: Bill; 6 children; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Every track offer something different.
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: The racing is great but most of all I love our racing family and Dirt Racing Outreach.
Hobbies: Quilting; Sewing; Playing with grandkids; Camping
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Doug Wells

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Bowling Green, KY
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 3 Years
Date of Birth: March 25, 1955
Family: Wife: Maggie; 2 Step-Childen; 2 Grandchildren
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Knoxville Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: The traveling, the professionalism and comradery of the teams and officials, and the competitiveness of the racing.
Hobbies: Traveling; Camping; Racing
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Eric Atwood

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Fort Scott, KS
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 7 Years
Date of Birth: November 20, 1981
Family: Wife: Kaylena; 2 Daughters: Hailie and Payton; Son: Blaze
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Lucas Oil Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Going to different tracks and hanging out with the drivers, crews, and staff.
Hobbies: Racing
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Ernie Leftwich

Job Title: Technical Inspector / Pit Steward

Hometown: Nevada, MO
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 9 Years
Date of Birth: April 23, 1977
Family: Wife: Kayli; Son; Aceten; 2 Daughters: Paiten and Madyn
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: East Bay Raceway Park
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Being around friends and making new friends.
Hobbies: Racing; Fishing; Hunting
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Heath Lawson

Job Title: Graphic Design / Series Photographer

Hometown: Batavia, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 5 Years
Date of Birth: September 17, 1992
Family: Dad: Randy; Mom: Jane: Brother: Micah; Brother: Hunter
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Brownstown Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Traveling and forming friendships with teams.
Hobbies: iRacing; Photography
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James Essex

Job Title: Series Announcer

Hometown: Hope, IN
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 16 Years
Date of Birth: July 5, 1963
Family: Dad: Gene; Mom: Gloria Dettmer; Sister: Teres Bingham; Nephew: Evan Bingham
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: All of them
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: The fans and the drivers.
Hobbies: Watching racing; Football; Baseball; Basketball
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Jeremy Shields

Job Title: Project Manager

Hometown: Bethel, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 15+
Date of Birth: 07-19-1989
Family: William (Dad), Carleen (Mom), Tyler (Brother)
Favorite Track: Florence (KY) Speedway, Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Working with the great Lucas Oil family and making lasting memories!
What do you do in the off season: Work to prepare for the next season and spend time with friends and family.
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Kyle Wainscott

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Georgetown, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 4 Years
Date of Birth: October 27, 1982
Family: Wife: Janna; 2 Sons: Spencer and Pierce
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Portsmouth Raceway Park
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Working with the staff; Meeting new people; Seeing old friends.
Hobbies: Fantasy Football; Taking my boys to independent wrestling events; Annoying my wife.
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Larry Yantz

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Waynesburg, KY
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 4 Years
Date of Birth: July 24, 1948
Family: 3 Sons
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: East Bay Raceway Park
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Drivers and the people I work with.
Hobbies: Racing; Fishing
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Mason Hamilton

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Bowling Green, KY
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 2 Years
Date of Birth: May 14, 1985
Family: Wife: Karla; Daugher: Kirbee; Schnauzer: Bella
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Florence Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: I began crewing for teams at our local asphalt track as a teenager and then transitioned to helping out a couple of dirt late modle teams over the years. As an avid late model dirt fan for many years it has been an awesome experience working with the staff, drivers, crews, and fans of the LOLMDS. As an extreme extrovert, building relationships and friendships along the way is very rewarding.
Hobbies: Camping; WKU Athletics (Go TOPS!); Jeep Riding
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Mike Rassel

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Franklin, KY
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 3 Years
Date of Birth: December 17, 1958
Family: Wife: Deb; 3 adult children; 5 grandchildren
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Knoxville Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Meeting great people and the environment.
Hobbies: Traveling; Outdoor fun
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Missy Holman

Job Title: Registration

Hometown: Butler, MO
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 6 Years
Date of Birth: July 26, 1969
Family: Husband: Robert; Children: Bobby, Ashley, Katie, and Jessie
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Lucas Oil Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Seeing old friends and making new memories.
Hobbies: Spending time with my grandbabies.
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Ralph Baker

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Crab Orchard, KY
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 6 Years
Date of Birth:April 18, 1961
Family: Wife: Judy
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Dixie Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Meeing people, talking racing, building relationships, and making new friends.
Hobbies: Collecting guns; Dining at new restaurants; Preaching JESUS
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Rick Schwallie

Job Title: Series Director

Hometown: Batavia, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 16 Years
Date of Birth: September 22, 1978
Family: Wife: Ashley; Daughter: Addison
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: East Bay Raceway Park
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Traveling and forming friendships with teams, sponsors, promoters, vendors, and fans.
Hobbies: Landscaping; Swimming; Outdoor Living; Home Improvement
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Russ Ward

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Mansfield, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 8 Years
Date of Birth: September 9, 1968
Family: Wife: Rachelle; Daughter: Christi; Son: Brody
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Knoxville Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: The people - from the staff, teams and their families and the fans. The racing is a bonus.
Hobbies: Racing and ministry is about all we do. We enjoy camping and being with friends and family.
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Taylor DeVito

Job Title: Spokesmodel

Hometown: Batavia, OH
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 2 Years
Date of Birth: June 19, 2000
Family: Dad: Chris; Mom: Tonya; Brother: Christopher
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Lucas Oil Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Creating bonds and friendships with the race teams, racers, and all the fans. Also...launching t-shirts in the crowd and controlling the confetti cannon in Victory Lane!
Hobbies: Dancing; Exercising; Traveling; Crafting/DIY Projects

Wayne Castleberry

Job Title: Corporate Motorsports Sales & Marketing

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
How many years have you been involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: 11 years
Date of Birth: May 14, 1965
Family: Son: Stephen; Daughter: Carissa
Favorite Track on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule: Lucas Oil Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: The sound and roar of the cars and engines, competition, atmosphere, and friends.
Hobbies: Fishing

2021 Championship Points

Points as of 9/4/2021
Pos Competitor Points
1stTim McCreadie (#39)5445
2ndJonathan Davenport (#49)5175
3rdHudson O'Neal (#71)5170
4thKyle Bronson (#40B)4920
5thJimmy Owens (#20)4865
6thTyler Erb (#1T)4795
7thRicky Thornton (#20RT)4770
8thShane Clanton (#25)4600
9thJosh Richards (#14)4580
10thMike Marlar (#157)4310

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