InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race from Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, TN on Friday evening, May 4, 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 Super Late Models for $12,000-to-win along with Sportsman, Classics and Four Cylinders.
*Please Note: These updates will focus solely on the LOLMDS race.
*Also note, cell reception at Tazewell is spotty so the updates may be more limited than usual.
Drivers meeting is scheduled for 7:00pm with hot laps to come soon afterward.
Weather is expected to be warm with virtually no chance of rain.
This is the first of a two-race weekend for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with the second night coming at Kentucky’s Florence Speedway.
Jonathan Davenport currently leads the LOLMDS standings over Josh Richards, Scott Bloomquist, Earl Pearson, Jr. and Bobby Pierce.
Pierce won both Lucas Oil sanctioned races held last weekend in Illinois.
Jimmy Owens is the defending champion of this race.
7:25 – Drivers meeting has concluded. Hot laps to get underway soon.
7:50 – Hot laps for all classes have begun.
Photos: I often post pictures on my @RichardAllenIDR Twitter account if you would like to take a look.
Please also consider reading: Shanon Buckingham looking forward to Tazewell & Florence following Smoky Mountain runs
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Car Count: 28 cars
Drivers Here: 0- Scott Bloomquist, 1- Josh Richards, 1- Earl Pearson, Jr., 1- Vic Hill, 1G- Ryan King, 5- Don O’Neal, 7- Brian Smith, 10- Chad Ogle, 12- Jason Jameson, 14- Darrell Lanigan, 18- Eric Wells, 20- Jimmy Owens, 21- Robby Moses, 21K- Dakotah Knuckles, 22- Gregg Satterlee, 25- Eric Webber, 25z- Mason Zeigler, 28- Dennis Erb, Jr., 32- Bobby Pierce, 39- Tim McCreadie, 40- Kyle Bronson, 49- Jonathan Davenport, 50- Shanon Buckingham, 69- Carder Miller, 71- Hudson O’Neal, 86- Jeff Neubert, 101- Forrest Trent, 144- Chicky Barton
Qualifying Results: 1. Jameson (11.060), 2. Knuckles, 3. H O’Neal, 4. Richards, 5. Bloomquist, 6. Owens, 7. McCreadie, 8. Hill, 9. Davenport, 10. Pearson
Heat Race Results:
*The top 6 will transfer to the feature
Heat 1 Lineup- 1. Jameson, 2. Richards, 3. Hill, 4. D O’Neal, 5. Erb, 6. Satterlee, 7. Bloomquist, 8. Moses, 9. Zeigler, 10. Neubert
Heat 1 Finish- 1. Richards 2. Jameson 3. D O’Neal 4. Erb 5. Bloomquist 6. C Ogle
Contact between Jameson and Richards results in big wreck that collets Hill, Lanigan, Satterlee, Neubert, and Bloomquist. Satterlee, Hill, and Lanigan look like they are out of the heat.
Heat 2 Lineup- 1. Knuckles, 2. Owens, 3. Davenport, 4. Miller, 5. King, 6. Pierce, 7. Barton, 8. Bronson, 9. B Smith
Heat 2 Finish- 1. Owens 2. Knuckles 3. Davenport 4. King 5. Trent 6. Pierce
Heat 3 Lineup- 1. H O’Neal, 2. McCreadie, 3. Pearson, 4. Buckingham, 5. Wells, 6. Trent, 7. Lanigan, 8. C Ogle, 9. Webber
Heat 3 Finish- 1. H O’Neal 2. McCreadie 3. Pearson 4. Wells 5. Webber 6. B Smith
Crash on lap 1 damages Bronson, Buckingham, Barton. Looks like all are eliminated from the heat.
B-main Results: 1. Zeigler 2. Neubert 3. Miller 4. Moses
Feature Lineup – 1. Richards 2. Owens 3. H O’Neal 4. Jameson 5 Knuckles 6 McCreadie 7. D O’Neal 8. Davenport 9. Pearson 10. Erb 11. King 12. Wells 13. Bloomquist 14. Trent 15. Webber 16. C Ogle 17. Pierce 18. B Smith 19. Zeigler 20. Neubert 21. Miller 22. Moses 23. Lanigan 24. Bronson 25. Satterlee
10:43 – Feature rolling out. 50 laps for $12,000.
10:52 – Green flag!
Lap 2 – Caution for spin by Knuckles while racing for 5th with H O’Neal. Owens leads Richards, Jameson, McCreadie, H O’Neal, Davenport, Pearson, Erb, Wells. Bloomquist pitted under the caution.
Lap 6 – Caution for Jameson with a flat tire. He had just taken second from Richards. Owens leads Richards, McCreadie, H o’Neal, D O’Neal, Davenport, Pearson, Erb, King, Wells.
11:59 – Raindrops starting to fall
Lap 6 – Lanigan, Miller, Webber crash on the restart. McCreadie had taken second from Richards but will have to give it back since the lap wasn’t completed.
Lap 14 – Caution for Bloomquist slow on track. Owens had pulled away from a good battle between Richards, Davenport, McCreadie, H O’Neal, Pearson, and D O’Neal.
Lap 18 – Caution for second-running Richards stopped on the track. Owens leads Davenport, McCreadie, H O’Neal, D O’Neal, Pearson, Erb, Wells, Pierce.
Lap 45 – Dominating leader, Owens, goes up in smoke.
Feature Results: 1. Davenport 2. McCreadie 3. D O’Neal 4. Erb 5. Pearson 6. H O’Neal 7. Wells