Jimmy Owens Rules Lucas LM Field At Florence

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Jimmy Owens survived a fierce battle with Darrell Lanigan to win the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South Shootout presented by Lucas Oil on Thursday night at Florence Speedway. Owens and Lanigan swapped the lead several times before the halfway mark, with Owens gaining the lead for good on lap 16, though never comfortably ahead of the pack. Lanigan stayed close and finished right …

LOLMDS: $50,000 Reasons to Smile; Davenport Adds to Record-Setting Season With North/South 100 Win

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UNION, Ky. — official series release — Jonathan Davenport continued his record-setting season on Saturday night by winning the 33rd annual Sunoco North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil at Florence Speedway. In front of a record-breaking crowd, Davenport took home the $50,000 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series payday. Davenport helmed the K&L Rumley Enterprises, Longhorn Chassis and has recorded …

LOLMDS: Preliminary Action Locks 16 Drivers Into Sunoco-North/South 100 at Florence

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UNION, Ky. — official series release — The 33rd annual Sunoco North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil kicked off on Friday night at Florence Speedway. A total of 62 entries participated in 12 heat races for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. There were two rounds of heat races, with six heats in each round. In round one …

DIRTcar: Rain Bites Again as Florence Speedway Hell Tour, Modified Nationals Stops Washed Out

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UNION, Ky. — official series release — The soggy summer continues as Wednesday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at Florence Speedway have fallen to rain. That leaves three nights of racing left for the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour — Macon (Ill.) Speedway on Thursday, Farmer City (Ill.) Speedway on Friday and Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio, on Saturday. The …

Big Improvement: Nick Leitz One Top Five; Three Top Tens In South Carolina Late Model Competition

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(Myrtle Beach, S.C. ) August 30, 2013 – Last weekend was, by the measure of everyone involved, a highly successful one for young Nick Leitz of Chesapeake, Va. The 16-year-old NASCAR Limited Late Model racer scored a fifth, seventh and tenth place finish in his three race tour of two South Carolina tracks he had never seen before. His weekend …

Nick Leitz Preparing for Myrtle Beach/Florence Doubleheader

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(Myrtle Beach, S.C.) August 21, 2013 – Nick Leitz will have not one but two races in the Tri-Star Racewear/Orion Motorsports No. 24 Limited Late Model this week as he travels from his Virginia home to South Carolina to race at Myrtle Beach Speedway Thursday and Florence Motor Speedway on Saturday. Nick will be under the direction of veteran crew …