InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned John Bradshaw Memorial race from Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, KY on Friday evening, August 31, 2018. These updates are being provided by Richard Allen( @RichardAllenIDR on Twitter).
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Classes in action: Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for $12,000-to-win.
*Please Note: These updates will focus primarily on the LOLMDS race.
**Due to spotty cell reception at Ponderosa the updates could be somewhat limited.
General Information: Drivers meeting is set to begin at 7:00pm.
Weather is expected to warm with a slight chance for a shower.
Jonathan Davenport currently leads the LOLMDS standings over Scott Bloomquist, Josh Richards, Earl Pearson, Jr. and Tim McCreadie.
Earl Pearson, Jr. is coming off his big win at the Dirt Million which paid him over $200,000.
5:45- Just arrived at the track. What looks to be a brief shower passing over the track. Clouds are not very solid so it hopefully won’t last long.
6:35- The light rain has essentially stopped and teams are beginning to unload their cars.
7:00- Drivers meeting underway.
7:40- Hot laps underway.
Fastest in Group A hot laps was Josh Richards. Fastest in Group B hot laps was Eddie Carrier Jr. Fastest in Group C hot laps was Bobby Pierce. Pierce was fastest overall.
Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.
Please also consider reading: Will the success of the Dirt Million bring about more big races?
LOLMDS Super Late Models
Car Count: 28 cars
Drivers Here: 0- Scott Bloomquist, 1- Josh Richards, 1- Earl Pearson, Jr., 1m- Connor Meade, 1x- Victor Lee, 5- Don O’Neal, 10- Eddie Carrier, Jr., 11B- Tommy Bailey, 11H- Jared Hawkins, 12- Jason Jameson, 13w- David Webb, 14- Darrell Lanigan, 18- Eric Wells, 20- Jimmy Owens, 20RT- Ricky Thornton, Jr., 22- Gregg Satterlee, 25z- Mason Zeigler, 28- Dennis Erb, Jr., 32- Bobby Pierce, 35- Todd Coffman, 39- Tim McCreadie, 40- Kyle Bronson, 49- Jonathan Davenport, 50- Shanon Buckingham, 76- Brandon Overton, 96- Tanner English, 97- Michael Chilton, 157- Mike Marlar
Qualifying Results: 1. Bronson (12.905), 2. Carrier, 3. English, 4. Pearson, 5. Davenport, 6. Richards, 7. Overton, 8. Chilton, 9. Wells, 10. McCreadie, 11. Lanigan, 12. Lee
*After a late arrival, Scott Bloomquist will have to start at the rear of his heat race.
**Dennis Erb Jr had to go to a backup car.
Heat Race Results: There will be three heat races with the top-6 transferring to the feature.
Heat 1 Lineup- 1. Bronson, 2. Pearson, 3. Overton, 4. McCreadie, 5. Thornton, 6. Marlar, 7. Satterlee, 8. Owens, 9. Bailey, 10. Bloomquist
Heat 1 Finish- 1. Bronson, 2. Pearson, 3. McCreadie, 4. Overton, 5. Satterlee, 6. Thornton
Heat 2 Lineup- 1. Carrier, 2. Davenport, 3. Chilton, 4. Lanigan, 5. Pierce, 6. Hawkins, 7. Zeigler, 8. Coffman, 9. Webb
Heat 2 Finish- 1. Carrier, 2. Davenport, 3. Chilton, 4. Hawkins, 5. Lanigan, 6. Pierce
Heat 3 Lineup- 1. English, 2. Richards, 3. Wells, 4. Lee, 5. O’Neal, 6. Meade, 7. Buckingham, 8. Jameson, 9. Erb
Heat 3 Finish- 1. English, 2. Richards, 3. O’Neal, 4. Lee, 5. Wells, 6. Buckingham
There will be one B-main with the top-4 transferring to the feature.
B-main Results: 1. Marlar, 2. Zeigler, 3. Bailey, 4. Owens
Feature Lineup- 1. Bronson, 2. Carrier, 3. English, 4. Pearson, 5. Davenport, 6. Richards, 7. McCreadie, 8. Chilton, 9. O’Neal, 10. Overton, 11. Hawkins, 12. Lee, 13. Satterlee, 14. Lanigan, 15. Wells, 16. Thorton, 17. Pierce, 18. Buckingham, 19. Marlar, 20. Zeigler, 21. Bailey, 22. Owens, 23. Erb
*Bloomquist out of provisionals and does not start the feature.
9:38- Feature rolling out. 50 laps for $10,000!
9:43- Four wide!
9:44- Green flag!
Lap 15- Caution free. Pearson leads Carrier, Richards, Bronson, McCreadie, Davenport
Lap 19- Caution for crash involving McCreadie and Overton. The Overton car is resting on top of McCreadie’s car. Pearson leads Richards, Carrier, Davenport, Bronson, Hawkins, Chilton, Lanigan, English
Light rain starting to fall
Lap 30- Caution for flat on Bronson. Carrier leads Pearson, Richards, Davenport, Hawkins, Lanigan, Owens, Satterlee, English, Erb, Zeigler
Light rain continues
Still in lap 30 caution. Lucas officials asking drivers for thumbs up or down on track condition.
The checkered flag has been waved. Officials have called the race on lap 30. The finish is official.
1. Carrier, 2. Pearson, 3. Richards, 4. Davenport, 5. Hawkins, 6. Lanigan, 7. Owens, 8. Satterlee, 9. English, 10. Erb