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 BATAVIA, OHIO (August 28, 2018) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are gearing up for a spectacular Labor Day weekend tripleheader.

A band of the nation’s top dirt late model drivers will tackle three tracks in three days across three different states, battling for their share of over $200,000 in prize money along the way.

The three-day weekend kicks off on Friday, August 31st at Ponderosa Speedway. The 3/8-mile oval, known as “Kentucky’s Baddest Bullring,” will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the 14th Annual John Bradshaw Memorial – Presented by McGowan Excavating. The event will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. Competition on Friday night will also include: Crate Late Models, Super Stocks, and Four Cylinders.

The action will continue on Saturday, September 1st when the tour ventures to Portsmouth Raceway Park for the Bob Miller Memorial – Presented by Pepsi. Bob Miller was a long-time and storied sponsor in dirt track racing. From launching the racing career of Eddie Carrier Jr., to his long-time partnership with Scott Bloomquist, Miller had a passion for racing unlike anyone else. Bob passed away in November 2014 at age 73, following a long-term illness.

The Bob Miller Memorial – Presented Pepsi will feature a complete show of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. Saturday’s racing action at Portsmouth Raceway Park will also include Modifieds and Sport Modifieds.

The weekend will conclude on Sunday, September 2nd at Tyler County Speedway. The 50th Annual Hillbilly Hundred will be the richest single-day event in history with its record-breaking $50,000 winner’s purse. A complete program is on tap for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, which includes Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 100-lap main event. The Ohio Valley Roofers Legend Car Series will also be in action on Sunday, September 2nd.

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:

POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY
1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 6560  
2 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 6405 -155
3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 6365 -195
4 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 6165 -395
5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 6070 -490
6 32 Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 6000 -560
7 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 5980 -580
8 5 Don O’Neal Martinsville, IN 5960 -600
9 71 Hudson O’Neal Martinsville, IN 5825 -735
10 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 5490 -1070
11 22 Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA 5435 -1125
12 25Z Mason Zeigler ® Chalk Hill, PA 5335 -1225
13 28 Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, IL 5225 -1335
14 40B Kyle Bronson ® Brandon, FL 5210 -1350

 

Ponderosa Speedway

Phone Number: (859) 854-6808

Location: 365 Phillips Lane, Junction City, KY 40440

Directions: US 127 to Junction City, turn on 300/W Shelby St (stop light), then .7 mile turn left on SR-37/White Oak Road, then 1.2 miles turn left on Phillips Lane, track is 0.4 mile on Left.

Website: www.ponderosaspeedway.net

 

Tire Rule for Ponderosa Speedway:

Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 28.5 1350
Right Rear – Hoosier 03, LM40

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains
*For the A-Main, competitors may use a new right rear tire.

*Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed.

 

Portsmouth Raceway Park

Phone Number: 740-354-3278

Location: 25648 State Route 73, West Portsmouth, OH 45663

Directions: 0.5 mile south of US 52 on SR 73, then right just before bridge

Website: www.portsraceway.com

 

Tire Rule for Portsmouth Raceway Park:

Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 28.5 1300
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 04

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 2 new rear tires.

*Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed.

 

Event Purse: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

 

Tyler County Speedway

Phone Number: 304-758-2660

Location: 1 Boreman School Road, Middlebourne, WV 26149

Directions: 3 miles south of Middlebourne, WV on SR 18

Website: www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com

 

Tire Rule for Tyler County Speedway:

Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 28.5 1300, 1425
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 04

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 3 new tires.

*Cutting or siping of any tire IS allowed.

 

Event Purse: 1. $50,000, 2. $15,000, 3. $9,000, 4. $6,000, 5. $4,000, 6. $3,000, 7. $2,500, 8. $2,000, 9. $1,700, 10. $1,600, 11. $1,500, 12. $1,450, 13. $1,425, 14. $1,400, 15. $1,375, 16. $1,350, 17. $1,325, 18. $1,300, 19. $1,275, 20. $1,250, 21. $1,225, 22. $1,200, 23. $1,200, 24. $1,200, 25. $1,200, 26. $1,200