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Amanda Francis

Job Title: Social Media Coordinator

Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky.
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Ashley Schwallie

Job Title: Administrative Manager / Registration

Hometown: Batavia, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 16
Date of Birth: 11-09-1982
Family: Rick (Husband), Addison (Daughter)
Favorite Track: Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Seeing our racing family every weekend!
Hobbies: Home Improvement and Gardening
What do you do in the off season: Spend time with family and prepare for the next season.

Bill Reed

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
How many years have you been involved racing: 35
Date of Birth: 09-29-1946
Family: Wife - Debbie, 6 children, 5 grandchildren
Favorite Track: Tazewell Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Dirt Racing Outreach
Hobbies: Racing
What do you do in the off season: Work
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Brandon Barker

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Nevada, Mo.
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Bryson Leftwich

Job Title: Technical Inspector / Pit Steward

Hometown: Nevada, Mo.
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Cole Lewis

Job Title: Event Coordinator / Safety Director

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
How many years have you been involved racing: All my life.
Date of Birth: 05-27-1985
Family: Dad: Ritchie, Step-Mom: Sheila, Step-Brother: Jessie, Step-Sister: Jayme, Brother: Ritchie Neil, and Mom: Leigh Anne
Favorite Track: Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: The people, I honestly can't say enough about the crew and their families, they are all awesome.
Hobbies: Jogging, web design (amateur), learning about everything
What do you do in the off season: Wait for the next season and try to ski (if i dont fall when i get out of the ski lift)
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Dale Robison

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Zanesville, Ohio
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Debbie Reed

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
How many years have you been involved racing: 36
Date of Birth: 10-12-1957
Family: Husband - Bill, 6 children, 8 grandchildren
Favorite Track: Tazewell Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Spending time with our racing family!
Hobbies: Grandkids, silk dyeing
What do you do in the off season: Both on and off I run my real estate office, attend church when we are in town, enjoy life
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Eric Atwood

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Fort Scott, Kans.
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Gary Stickle

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Newark, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 20
Date of Birth: 10-21-1953
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Favorite Track: Magnolia (MS) Motor Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Great people and great times.
Hobbies: Boating, Fishing, and Woodworking
What do you do in the off season: Spend time enjoying the family.
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Heath Lawson

Job Title: Series Photographer

Hometown: Clanton, Ala.
How many years have you been involved racing: All of my life.
Date of Birth: 09-17-1992
Family: Randy (Dad), Jane (Mother), Micah (Brother), Hunter (Brother)
Favorite Track: Magnolia (MS) Motor Speedway and Knoxville (IA) Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Travelling and forming new friendships with other people on the tour.
Hobbies: Racing and Photography
What do you do in the off season: There is no off season.
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James Essex

Job Title: Series Announcer

Hometown: Greensburg, Ind.
How many years have you been involved racing: 34
Date of Birth: 07-05-1963
Favorite Track: Brownstown Speedway and Florence Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Working with all the drivers and talking to the race fans
Hobbies: Football, Basketball, Swimming
What do you do in the off season: PR Work and spending time at home
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Jessica Durham

Job Title: Spokesmodel

Hometown: Glasgow, Ky.
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Kyle Wainscott

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Georgetown, Ohio
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Marc Hoegerl

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Linesville, Pa.
How many years have you been involved racing: Entire Life
Date of Birth: 03-02-1969
Family: Girlfriend: Bonnie; Daughters: Jozie, Marissa, and Miranda
Favorite Track: Raceway 7 (OH) and any track that puts on a good show for the fans and drivers.
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Racers, staff, and just being able to be around dirt late model racing the entire season.
Hobbies: Racing of course, Radio Controlled Car Racing, Basketball, and Photography
What do you do in the off season: Spend time with family, Radio Controlled Car Racing, Attend high school basketball games
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Matt Delaney

Job Title: Technical Inspector / Pit Steward

Hometown: West Harrison, Ind.
How many years have you been involved racing: Around it all my life, Involved hands on for 11 years
Date of Birth: 03-02-1986
Family: Heather (Wife) Harper and Jaxson (kids)
Favorite Track: Florence (KY) Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Travelling to new places and the friendships I've made along the way with the staff and race teams.
Hobbies: Going to Reds baseball games and riding motorcycles
What do you do in the off season: Spend more time with the Family, watch Bengals football (Who-Dey) and keep up with what's changing in Dirt Late Models.
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Mike Rassel

Job Title: Technical Inspector / Pit Steward

Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky.
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Rick Schwallie

Job Title: Series Director

Hometown: Batavia, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 18
Date of Birth: 09-22-1978
Family: Wife - Ashley, Daughter - Addison
Favorite Track: Portsmouth Raceway Park, Hagerstown Speedway & Florence Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Forming a friendship with people involved on the tour
Hobbies: Photography
What do you do in the off season: What off season?
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Russ Ward

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Mount Gilead, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 33
Date of Birth: 09-09-1968
Family: Wife: Rachelle, Daughter: Christi, Son: Brody
Favorite Track: Eldora (OH) Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Serving all the great people involved with the series, from staff, race teams and fans.
Hobbies: Racing and Camping
What do you do in the off season: Church, Ministry, and get ready for race season.
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Steve Francis

Job Title: Technical Director

Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky.
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vince dubois

Vince Dubois

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Washington, Pa.
How many years have you been involved racing: 20 years working but been a fan since I was 1-month old.
Date of Birth: 05-10-1971
Family: Girlfriend - Cathy
Favorite Track: Eldora (OH) Speedway and Knoxville (IA) Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Traveling to various racetracks seeing the country and making new friends in those cities. Working with LOLMDS staff as well as all the drivers and their crews.
Hobbies: Bowling and my Facebook addiction.
What do you do in the off season: Watch my favorite Pittsburgh Penguins and Dallas Cowboys while I patiently wait for Winternationals!

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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