Live Updates: Lucas Oil Late Models at Golden Isles(2-1-20) will be providing live updates from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA on Saturday evening, February 1, 2020. The updates will be provided by Richard Allen(@RichardAllenIDR on Twitter and @RichardAllenIDR on Instagram).

These updates are brought to you by Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. The next event there will be the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series on March 7, 2020.

Classes in action: Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for $12,000-to-win(50 laps) along with the track’s regular Late Model class.

*Please Note: These updates will focus solely on the LOLMDS race.

General Information:

Weather is expected to be cool with only a slight chance for rain.

The drivers meeting is slated for 4:30pm with hot laps to follow soon afterward.

This will be the 2020 season opener for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

Jonathan Davenport has been the LOLMDS champion for each of the past two seasons.

4:30- Drivers meeting about to begin.

5:00- Hot laps underway.

Photos: I often post photos and/or short videos on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account and my @RichardAllenIDR Instagram account if you would like to take a look.

Click on the play button below to hear our pre-race interview with Hudson O’Neal. 

Please also consider reading: Lucas Oil Preview: Who will challenge the Davenport Dynasty? & Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Team Chart for 2020

Live Updates:

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Car Count: 45 cars

Drivers Here: 00- Jesse Stovall, 00p- Dalton Polston, 0E- Rick Eckert, 1- Earl Pearson, Jr., 1- Tyler Erb, 1- Brandon Sheppard, B1- Brent Larson, 1st- Johnny Scott, F1- Coleby Frye, 2- Stormy Scott, 2- Pearson Lee Williams, 2D- Dan Stone, 3- Brian Shirley, 5w- Mark Whitener, 6B- Chris Blackwell, 9- Devin Moran, 11B- Stacy Boles, 14- Josh Richards, 16- Tyler Bruening, 17- Logan Roberson, 18- Chase Junghans, 20- Jimmy Owens, 20B- Todd Brennan, 21- Billy Moyer, Jr., 23- John Blankenship, 25- Shane Clanton, 25z- Mason Zeigler, 28- Dennis Erb, Jr., 39- Tim McCreadie, 40- Kyle Bronson, 40- Joel Callahan, 42- Chris Garnes, 49- Jonathan Davenport, 50- Shanon Buckingham, 66c- Matt Cosner, 71- Hudson O’Neal, 76- Brandon Overton, 76- Blair Nothdurft, 81e- Tanner English, 87- Ross Bailes, 89- GR Smith, 94- Charles Powell, 99- Boom Briggs, 111- Steven Roberts, 157- Mike Marlar

Qualifying Results: Drivers will be split into two groups for qualifying.

Group A Results- 1. McCreadie (14.844), 2. Davenport, 3. Moyer Jr, 4. Bronson, 5. Whitener, 6. Clanton, 7. Bruening, 8. H O’Neal, 9. J Scott, 10. Callahan, 11. Overton, 12. Williams

Group B Results- 1.Moran (14.782), 2. Marlar, 3. Sheppard, 4. D Erb, 5. Blankenship, 6. Bailes, 7. Richards, 8. Briggs, 9. Owens, 10. Zeigler, 11. Nothdurft, 12. Shirley

Heat Race Results: There will be four heat races with the top-4 from each transferring to the feature.

Heat 1 Lineup- 1. McCreadie, 2. Moyer, 3. Whitener, 4. Bruening, 5. J Scott, 6. Overton, 7. Buckingham, 8. Powell, 9. Frye, 10. Garnes, 11. Stone, 12. Brennan

Heat 1 Finish- 1. McCreadie, 2. Whitener, 3. Bruening, 4. Moyer Jr … J Scott, Overton

*McCreadie won by a straightaway.

Heat 2 Lineup- 1. Davenport, 2. Bronson, 3. Clanton, 4. H O’Neal, 5. Callahan, 6. Williams, 7. Cosner, 8. GR Smith, 9. Larson, 10. Blackwell, 11. S Scott

Heat 2 Finish- 1. Davenport, 2. Bronson, 3. Clanton, 4. GR Smith … Cosner, S Scott

*O’Neal, Blackwell and Williams involved in an incident on the initial start. Hard crash just after a lap 4 restart for Callahan. Davenport led all the way but was challenged early by Bronson.

Heat 3 Lineup- 1. Moran, 2. Sheppard, 3. Blankenship, 4. Richards, 5. Owens, 6. Nothdurft, 7. Eckert, 8. Junghans, 9. English, 10. Roberts, 11. Polston

Heat 3 Finish- 1. Moran, 2. Sheppard, 3. Owens, 4. Richards … Junghans, Blankenship

*Nothdurft crashed into the turn 3 wall on lap 2 to bring out a caution just as Sheppard was inside of Moran for the lead. Moran ultimately led all the way ahead of a hard fought battle between Sheppard, Owens and Richards.

Heat 4 Lineup- 1. Marlar, 2. D Erb, 3. Bailes, 4. Briggs, 5. Zeigler, 6. Shirley, 7. Boles, 8. Roberson, 9. Pearson, 10. Stovall, 11. T Erb

Heat 4 Finish- 1. Marlar, 2. D Erb, 3. Shirley, 4. Bailes … Zeigler, Briggs

*Marlar and D Erb battled for the lead all the way.

B-Main Results: There will be two B-mains with the top-3 from each transferring to the feature.

B-main 1 Finish- 1. J Scott, 2. Overton, 3. Buckingham

B-main 2 Finish- 1. Zeigler, 2. Junghans, 3. Eckert

Feature Notes:

Feature Lineup- 1. McCreadie, 2. Moran, 3. Davenport, 4. Marlar, 5. Whitener, 6. Sheppard, 7. Bronson, 8. D Erb, 9. Bruening, 10. Owens, 11. Clanton, 12. Shirley, 13. Moyer Jr, 14. Richards, 15. GR Smith, 16. Bailes, 17. J Scott, 18. Zeigler, 19. Overton, 20. Junghans, 21. Buckingham, 22. Eckert, 23. Pearson, 24. H O’Neal, 25. S Scott

8:50- Feature rolling out. 50 laps for $12,000.

9:00- Four wide!

9:02- Green flag!

Lap 5 caution for GR Smith. McCreadie leads Davenport, Whitener, Marlar, Moran, Sheppard, Bronson, D Erb

Lap 15 caution. Ross Bailes hit the outside wall going into turn 1 then does a 360 in the air before coming down on all four wheels. Driver looks to be okay. McCreadie was very close to that incident.

McCreadie leads Whitener, Davenport, Moran, Marlar, Sheppard, D Erb, Bronson, Owens, Richards, Bruening, Overton

Lap 30 caution. McCreadie had been maintaining a lead of 8-10 car lengths over a tight battle between Whitener, Davenport and Sheppard. Moran, Marlar, Bronson and Owens run 5-8.

Got a little crazy at the end.

Sheppard and Whitener had contact racing for second which allowed Overton to get by Sheppard. Then Whitener tagged the wall in turn 2 which allowed Overton to pass by. Davenport and Whitener had contact on the last lap which put Whitener in the wall.

Feature Results: 1. Tim McCreadie, 2. Overton, 3. Sheppard, 4. Marlar, 5. Davenport, 6. Moran, 7. Bronson, 8. Owens, 9. D Erb, 10. Clanton, 11. T Erb, 12. Shirley, 13. Richards, 14. Zeigler, 15. Junghans, 16. Bruening, 17. Eckert, 18. H O’Neal, 19. Pearson, 20. Buckingham, 21. Moyer Jr, 22. Whitener, 23. J Scott, 24. S Scott, 25. Bailes, 26. GR Smith

Tim McCreadie is almost certain to be among the Lucas Oil contenders in 2020

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