Brandon Sheppard had a game plan. He implemented it. Stuck to it. And it worked. The three-time and defending Series champion led all 30-laps during Thursday night’s Firecracker 100 opener at Lernerville Speedway, cashing in on a $6,000 payday. Sheppard’s preparation for the weekend put him in a position to strike on a slick surface.
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series is gearing up for its biggest weekend of the season, so far. The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet kickoff a Northeast swing through New York and Pennsylvania, with three 40-lap Morton Buildings Features paying $10,000-to-win, at three different tracks. It starts on Thursday, June
A $126,000 prize was in Chris Madden’s grasp. He just took the lead from Brandon Overton and looked to have Saturday’s Dirt Late Model Dream win in his sight at Eldora Speedway. But the Gray Court, SC driver was battling “Big Sexy”, the man searching for his second “Dream” win in 36 hours. Madden tried
“We can be like they are.” That’s a lyric you’ll find in Blue Oyster Cult’s famous song “Don’t Fear the Reaper.” Ryan Gustin, aka “The Reaper,” proved he can be like the prime contenders at Eldora Speedway Friday night, finishing second in his preliminary Feature at the DIRTcar sanctioned 26th annual Dirt Late Model Dream.
In a two-day show where every lap matters, a good start on night one can make or break you. For World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models driver Ricky Weiss, it puts him closer to finding a “Dream-Like” Victory Lane. The Headingly, MB campaigner finished fourth in the first of two $10,000-to-win Features Wednesday during
When the calendar turns to July, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models will kick off their northern swing in style with a trip to the state-of-the-art Jackson Motorplex. The Series is preparing for a doubleheader weekend at the 4/10-mile speedway in Jackson, MN July 9-10. It’s the first of two trips to the
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models will have a “New York State of Mind” for a second time in 2021. The Series will return to the Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, NY on Thursday, August 19, for the first time since 2004. It kicks off a four-race weekend spanning New York, Pennsylvania,
Sometimes the best defense, is a good offense. That’s the approach Rick Eckert used to win Saturday’s Morton Buildings Feature at Plymouth Speedway. Eckert led all 40-laps of the race, but he didn’t dominate. The York, PA driver had to think quickly in lap traffic while holding off challenges from Frank Heckenast, Jr. Heckenast tried
Any time a driver steps into the cockpit, they know racing is about peaks and valleys. Veteran racer Dennis Erb Jr. climbed the mountain Friday at Circle City Raceway to earn his first World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Feature win of 2021. While the Carpentersville, IL driver was $10,000 richer at the end of the
Morton Buildings Feature (40 Laps)-1. 28-Dennis Erb [$10,000]; 2. 1-Brandon Sheppard [$6,000]; 3. 19R-Ryan Gustin [$3,500]; 4. 111-Max Blair [$2,800]; 5. 99JR-Frank Heckenast [$2,500]; 6. 99B-Boom Briggs [$2,300]; 7. 0E-Rick Eckert [$2,200]; 8. 21-Billy Moyer [$2,100]; 9. 44-Chris Madden [$2,050]; 10. B1-Brent Larson [$2,000]; 11. 16-Tyler Bruening [$1,600]; 12. 32-Bobby Pierce [$1,400]; 13. 93-Pancho Lawler