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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Visits Virginia this Weekend
09/14/11 at 12:49am
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2011
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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Visits the Commonwealth State of Virginia This Weekend

WAYCROSS, Ga. (September 13) - After a weekend off the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series returns for it's first of five consecutive weekends to wrap up the 2011 season starting this Friday and Saturday, September 16th and 17th in the state of Virginia.

On Friday Night the LOLMDS will visit Greg Gunter's Winchester Speedway in Winchester, VA for the "Gunter's Honey 50" paying $10,000 to win and on Saturday Night will take a trip to Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, VA for the 32nd Annual "USA 100:" paying $15,000 to win. There will be a complete show with Red Buck Cigar Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and the Feature Event both nights.

Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN fresh off his World 100 win this past Saturday Night at Eldora (OH) Speedway leads the contingent of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series regulars that will be in action this upcoming weekend. Owens, who is seeking his first LOLMDS title, leads 2-time and defending series champion, Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN by 110-points. Don O'Neal of Martinsville, IN is currently third in the championship points hunt followed by Ashland, KY's Steve Francis and Jared Landers of Batesville, AR.

Earl Pearson Jr. of Jacksonville, FL, the 4-time series champ is currently sixth in points followed by Brad Neat of Dunnville, KY, John Blankenship of Williamson, WV, Ray Cook of Brasstown, NC and 15-year-old Tyler Reddick of Corning, CA.

Landers is the top driver in the Quarter Master Rookie of the Year chase followed by Reddick, Bub McCool of Vicksburg, MS and Frank Heckenast Jr. of Frankfort, IL.

For more information on this upcoming weekends Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events you can visit each tracks' respective websites at www.winchestervaspeedway.com and www.vamotorspeedway.com.

For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series you can find them at www.lucasdirt.com or you can call the series office at (951) 532-2503. Follow the series on the social media outlets as well at https://www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and http://twitter.com/#!/lucasdirt.
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Re: Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Visits Virginia this Weekend
Reply #1 - 09/15/11 at 2:04pm
 
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September 15, 2011
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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points Leader Jimmy Owens Wins World 100; Winchester and Virginia Motor up Next

WAYCROSS, GA (September 15) - Current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points Leader Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN and the Reece Monument Co. Racing Team headed up by Chris Fox, captured their third crown jewel event win of 2011. Jimmy beat a field of 112 drivers winning the 41st Annual World 100 this past Saturday Night at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, OH. The win goes along with his DART Show-Me 100 win at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO and the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 at Florence Speedway in Union, KY. Both of those events were sanctioned by the LOLMDS.

To learn more about Jimmy Owens and his race team visit his website at www.jimmyowens20.com and his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jimmy-Owens-Racing-Updates/267978132014

Owens joined seven other 2011 series regulars in making the starting grid the World 100 as three of the top five finishers run LOLMDS drivers. Don O'Neal of Martinsville, IN finished third in the event with John Blankenship of Williamson, WV coming home in fifth. Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN, who was the fastest qualifier for the event placed seventh at the finish.

The other series drivers who make the 30-car starting lineup and their finishes: Jared Landers of Batesville, AR (17th), Dale McDowell of Chickamauga, GA (18th), Earl Pearson Jr. of Jacksonville, FL (26th); and Bub McCool of Vicksburg, MS (29th).

Owens and the rest of the Lucas Oil Late Model participants will be joined by the best talent on the East coast this weekend with events at Greg Gunter's Winchester (VA) Speedway and Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, VA.

On Friday Night, September 16th will be the Verizon Wireless 50 at Winchester paying $10,000 to win. On Saturday Night, September 17th will be the 32nd Annual USA 100 at Virginia Motor paying $15,000 to win. For more information on both events you can log on to www.winchestervaspeedway.com and www.vamotorspeedway.com.

For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series you can find them at www.lucasdirt.com or you can call the series office at (951) 532-2503. Follow the series on the social media outlets as well at https://www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and http://twitter.com/#!/lucasdirt.
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