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Jimmy Owens stays hot with Lucas Oil win in Florence

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

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UNION, KY (May 31, 2014) – Jimmy Owens led a Club 29 Race Cars sweep of the top two spots Saturday Night at Florence Speedway. Owens took the lead from Duane Chamberlain just past the half-way mark and went on to win his third career Ralph Latham Memorial Race sanctioned by the Lucas [...]

Spring Nationals Series heads to Boyd’s and Dixie Speedways this weekend

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

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By Chris Tilley, Series Publicist
BRASSTOWN, NC (May 19, 2014)—The final two races on the 10-event Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series by Schaeffer’s Oil mini-tour will wrap up on Friday & Saturday May 23 & 24 in the Peach State.
The series will roll into two exciting race tracks for the final leg of [...]

Jimmy Owens scores first Lucas Oil win of 2014 at LaSalle

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

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La Salle, IL (May 17, 2014) – The 3-time and defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Jimmy Owens scored his first series win of the season on Saturday Night at LaSalle Speedway. Owens survived a classic side-by-side battle with Jared Landers after over taking Scott Bloomquist for second. Owens then [...]

Billy Ogle, Jr. takes second in Spring Nationals race at Duck River

Monday, May 12th, 2014

MARYVILLE, Tenn (May 12) What looked like a win for Billy Ogle Jr. in the Spring Nationals event at Duck River Raceway Park on Thursday night turned into a second place finish when Dale McDowell drove past the race leading Ogle to take the lead and the win.
Ogle took the lead from fast qualifier Clint [...]

Scott Bloomquist beats out Jimmy Owens for Lucas Oil win in Illinois

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

PONTOON BEACH, IL (May 2, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist led all 100 laps to win tonight’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Spring Classic at Tri-City Speedway. Bloomquist was only challenged a few times by runner-up Jimmy Owens as he won for the second time in the last three LOLMDS races.
Trailing Bloomquist and Owens to [...]

Scott Bloomquist scores Wednesday night win at Volunsia

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Feb. 19, 2014 — Dirt Late Model legend Scott Bloomquist and rising Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series star Justin Haers used similar strategies to earn victories on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment.
The track crew at Volusia worked its magic once again and slowed down [...]

Blount Motorsports preparing Ogle and Kerr for early season runs

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 28) Blount Motorsport’s early season schedule is starting to take shape as racing moves from the West to the East. For 2014 BMS will open its season at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, GA on February 7 and 8.
“We sold Billy’s (Ogle) car and have gotten ourselves a little behind [...]

Jimmy Owens to be crowned at Lucas Oil banquet on Thursday night

Monday, December 9th, 2013

WAYCROSS, GA (December 9, 2013) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will host its championship awards banquet this Thursday night December 12th at the magnificent Lucas Oil Estate in Carmel, IN. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will honor and celebrate the 2013 season and series champion [...]

‘Silly Season’ in dirt racing around east Tennessee off to a fast start

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

By Richard Allen
The end of 2013 is bringing about a number of changes in the east Tennessee region for dirt racers, tracks and promoters. And the off-season is just getting started. There are bound to be a number of other interesting developments as the 2014 season approaches.
Here are a few of the changes we know [...]

Jimmy Owens to receive big payout for third Lucas Oil title

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

WAYCROSS, GA (November 20, 2013) – Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN secured his third consecutive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship in 2013. The “Newport Nightmare” and the Reece Monument Racing Team put up some amazing stats during the 2013 LOLMDS season. Owens will take home $104,000 in cash awards at the Lucas [...]

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