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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Ferguson holds off Davenport at the line for thrilling Diamond Nationals win at Lucas Oil Speedway

Chris Ferguson

WHEATLAND, MO (July 19, 2020) - It took a while to get there, but the final lap around Sunday night's CMH Diamond Nationals Presented by Super Clean was a thriller.

Chris Ferguson, in just his second race at Lucas Oil Speedway, beat Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Georgia, at the finish line by half a car length. The Mt. Holly, North Carolina driver pocketed $12,000 for victory.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Payton Looney Captures First Career Show-Me 100 at Lucas Oil Speedway

Payton Looney

WHEATLAND, MO (July 18, 2020) – Payton Looney became just the second driver from Missouri to win the Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com on Saturday Night at Lucas Oil Speedway. The 26-year-old from Republic, Missouri earned $20,000 for his richest career win in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA co-sanctioned event. 

Thursday, July 16, 2020

TWICE THE ACTION-- SHOW-ME 100 & DIAMOND NATIONALS ON TAP FOR MLRA

Justin Duty (left) and Payton Looney (right) are both riding high coming into this weekends MLRA & LOLMDS action at the Lucas Oil Speedway.  Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

Wheatland, Missouri (July 16, 2020) - Not one, but two huge events await the stars of the Lucas Oil MLRA this weekend when the series returns to the Lucas Oil Speedway for the second time this season.  MLRA drivers will find themselves going door-to-door with the nation's best late model drivers from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) in a pair of co-sanctioned events.

Sunday, July 5, 2020

PAYTON LOONEY GOES BACK-TO-BACK--WINS "BULLRING BULLSEYE 40"

Payton Looney celebrates his third career MLRA win on Sunday night in the Bullring Bullseye 40.     Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

East Moline, IL (July 5, 2020) - For the second time in as many nights, Payton Looney moved to the point and didn't look back as he collected his third career Lucas Oil MLRA win in the "Bullring Bullseye 40" at The Bullring at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

PAYTON LOONEY GOES TO THE TOP WITH INDEPENDENCE DAY SHOOTOUT WIN

Payton Looney stands tall for the second time this season after picking up the July 4th win at the 300 Raceway in Farley, IA.     Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

Farley, IA (July 4, 2020) - Just eight days removed from his first career Lucas Oil MLRA feature win, Payton Looney backed it up on Saturday night by winning the 1st Annual "Independence Day Shootout" at the 300 Raceway in Farley, Iowa.

Friday, July 3, 2020

DOWN TO THE WIRE--PIERCE COLLECTS FOURTH CAREER SLOCUM 50 WIN

Bobby Pierce collected his fourth career Slocum 50 win in front of a packed house at the 34 Raceway on Friday night..     Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

West Burlington, IA (July 3, 2020) - Bobby Pierce took advantage of Tony Jackson Jr.'s misfortune in the closing laps of Friday night's 12th Annual "Slocum 50" at the 34 Raceway, capturing his fourth career win in the marquee event.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

STAR SPANGLED WEEKEND--MLRA SET FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY ACTION

Sunoco Race Fuel MLRA Rookie leader Jeremiah Hurst (58) goes three wide with Jordan Yaggy (77) and Jake Timm (49) in MLRA action.    Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

Wheatland, Missouri (June 30, 2020) - The Lucas Oil MLRA is excited to be celebrating our nations Independence Holiday on the dirt and in the sky, with three marquee events this Friday through Sunday across Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.

Saturday, June 27, 2020

JOHNNY SCOTT DOMINATE IN MLRA FREEDOM CLASSIC FINALE

Johnny Scott captured his second MLRA win of the week in Saturday nights "Freedom Classic" at the Salina Highbanks Speedway.     Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

Pryor Creek, OK (June 27, 2020) - It was a near perfect weekend for Johnny Scott, as the driver of the XR1 Rocket chassis notched his second $5,000 Lucas Oil MLRA win of the weekend on Saturday night in the 7th Annual "Freedom Classic" at the Salina Highbanks Speedway.

Friday, June 26, 2020

FINALLY--PAYTON LOONEY SCORES FIRST CAREER MLRA WIN AT THE HIGHBANKS

Payton Looney and crew celebrate their first career MLRA win in Friday night action at the Salina Highbanks Speedway.     Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

Pryor Creek, OK (June 26, 2020) - Republic Missouri's Payton Looney erased a long streak of Lucas Oil MLRA runner-up finishes on Friday night, grabbing his first career series victory at the Salina Highbanks Speedway in Pryor Creek OK.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

STOVALL CLAIMS VICTORY IN MLRA RETURN TO OUTLAW MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Jesse Stovall survived a late race caution to capture the win on Thursday night at the Outlaw Motor Speedway.     Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

Oktaha, OK (June 25, 2020) - Jesse Stovall survived a late race caution on Thursday night at the Outlaw Motor Speedway in Oktaha, OK to capture his first Lucas Oil MLRA victory of the season.  Stovall keeps the streak alive by becoming the fifth consecutive different winner in MLRA action in 2020.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

SLINGIN DIRT--WILLARD TRADES ASPHALT FOR SHOT AT MLRA ROY

Brennon Willard in opening weekend MLRA action at the Maquoketa Speedway.       Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

Wheatland, Missouri (June 24, 2020) - Following a season in which he captured Pro Late Model track titles on the asphalt at both Lebanon I-44 Speedway and Bolivar Speedway, Brennon Willard knew it was time for a change. The 36 year-old now finds himself behind the wheel of a dirt super late model for the first time, while contending for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year with the Lucas Oil MLRA.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

JOHNNY SCOTT CAPTURES MID-WEEK MAYHEM FOR 1ST MLRA VICTORY

Johnny Scott (# 1st) captured the $5,000 top prize in the "Mid-Week Mayhem" at the Lucas Oil Speedway on Wednesday night.     Photo--Lloyd Collins, FastTrack Photos

Wheatland, MO (June 24, 2020) - The Lucas Oil Speedway's 1st Annual Mid-Week Mayhem lived up to the billing, as Las Cruces, New Mexico native Johnny Scott captured his first career Lucas Oil MLRA late model feature on Wednesday night. In doing so, Scott becomes the fourth different series winner in as many events in 2020.