Earl Pearson Jr flip sequence photos from LaSalle Speedway on May 18th, 2017
Scary moments at LaSalle Speedway last night.
View the dirt late model flip sequence photo album below.
The incident took place in heat race number 2. Early in the race Earl Pearson Jr caught a rut at the entrance of turn 1. His car lifted.
It’s possible Earl might have made contact with another car soon after that. Either way, his dirt late model was sent into a barrel roll through the middle of turns 1-2.
It was a scary accident, though he did walk away. He never stepped into the ambulance. Once carried away, the #1 dirt late model left an in-print of a carburetor in the track surface.
As Scott Bloomquist drove to the heat race win. The Dunn-Benson Motorsports camp was already rolling out the backup. Earl Pearson Jr, after flipping wildly in his heat, would take a provisional starting spot in the tail of the LaSalle Speedway main event.
Unfortunately, he pulled off early in the main. he finished 24th.Earl Pearson Jr was 6th in Lucas Oil Late Model points heading into LaSalle Speedway. He was able to maintain his position in points, despite the bad night at LaSalle.
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The team picked up a win a few weeks ago at Boyd’s Speedway.
The field will be re-racked tonight. The national dirt late model tour heads to Luxemburg Speedway in Luxemburg, WI.
Author: Shane Walters