Tampa, Florida hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on night two
It’s another night of racing at East Bay Raceway Park. The 1/3-mile oval hosts the national dirt racing tour of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
View 2019 East Bay Raceway Park results below.
Qualifying – Report
14.542 for Stormy Scott in group A qualifying. Tyler Erb was quickest overall at 14.542 seconds.
Heat 1 – Report
Stormy Scott and Earl Pearson Jr set the front row for the first heat race of the night. Green, they run even into turn one.
They’re four wide at the back. Bloomquist is tangled in turn two, caution.
Green, Earl Pearson Jr leads into turn one. They’re four wide again at the back.
Overton is the biggest mover out of that.
Earl Pearson Jr is driving away. Josh Richards scraps the wall heading into turn one.
Earl Pearson Jr drives off to the win in heat race number one!
Heat 2 – Report
Brandon Sheppard and Kyle Bronson lead them to the line in heat two. Green, Sheppard leads on the bottom.
Bronson is losing ground around the top. Two cars look under him off turn four. He has to lift and Bronson falls to 4th or 5th.
Bronson is working on lost ground. He’s up to 3rd.
Lap 7, the caution is out.
Green, Sheppard leads. Bronson swings from the top to the bottom to claim 2nd. McCreadie is on the gas around the top. He’s showing some speed and now pressuring Bronson for 2nd.
Sheppard takes the win in heat two!
Heat 3 – Report
Brian Shirley and Shanon Buckingham head for the flag stand in heat three. Green, Shirley slides him in turn one. They run four wide at the back. They ran out of room back there and the caution is out for a spin.
Green, Buckingham holds him off around the top. Shirley is hanging with him.
Davenport is closing on Shirley. Shirley is closing on the leader. It’s a three way battle for the lead with two laps to go.
They all run out of time and finish nose to tail. Buckingham takes the win!
Heat 4 – Report
Tyler Erb and Colton Flinner set row one in heat four. Green flag, Erb wins the race to the bottom.
Gregg Satterlee and Don O’Neal are all over the bumper of Flinner for 2nd. They run nose to tail around the bottom as Erb drives into the distance.
Tyler Erb cruises to the win in heat four!
Heat 5 – Report
Jimmy Owens and Tanner English line up first in heat five. Green, Owens slides from.the bottom to the top and clear.
Hudson O’Neal bangs fenders as he climbs through the field.
At the front, Owens drives away. He wins heat race number five.
Heat 6 – Report
Billy Moyer Jr and Morgan Bagley head for the start in the final heat race of the night. Green, Bagley lifts early. He crosses from the top to the bottom at corner entry. That was planned. He runs side by side for the lead. Moyer holds it off turn two.
Bagley is all over his bumper into turn three. He run a car length lower in turn one. He pulls to his number. Billy Moyer Sr and Devin Moran are closing on the battle.
The backend steps out on Moyer Jr off turn four. That was all Bagley needed. He drives it deep into turn three, clear.
The top four cars run nose to tail around the bottom. Bagley holds them off to win the final heat race of the night
Main Event – Report
It’s another 30 lap main event at East Bay Raceway Parl paying $5,000 to win. Earl Pearson Jr and Tyler Erb trial the pace truck and lead the field to the start.
Green flag, Pearson and Erb fight for the bottom lane into turn one. Erb carries more momentum through the center and leads off turn two.
Lap 2, Satterlee is four wide mid pack. He checks up as he closes quickly on the bumper of McCreadie. Hudson O’Neal gets into the back of Satterlee due to the accordion but they’re still rolling.
Lap 5, Gilpin and Bloomquist head to the infield. We remain green.
Lap 8, the caution is out.
Green, Erb leads on the bottom. Pearson heads for the top. Dennis Erb Jr and Kyle Bronson drive by Pearson on the bottom. Josh Richards pulls even with him as well but Pearson holds him off.
Lap 15, Tyler Erb leads by 15 car lengths. Dennis Erb, Pearson and Bronson all trade 2nd back and forth.
Lap 18, Bronsom holds 2nd. Lap 20, Pearson takes it back.
Lap 24, Pearson is running down Tyler Erb! The leader works lap traffic. Pearson is within four car lengths.
Last lap, Pearson is out of time! Tyler Erb takes back to back wins at East Bay Raceway Park!
East Bay Raceway Park Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
February 5, 2019
View full East Bay Raceway Park results from Tampa, Florida below.
Qualifying – Group A: 1. Stormy Scott (14.542); 2. Brandon Sheppard (14.544); 3. Brian Shirley (14.655); 4. Earl Pearson Jr (14.714); 5. Kyle Bronson (14.765); 6. Shanon Buckingham; 7. Dennis Erb Jr; 8. Devin Gilpin; 9. Chase Junghans; 10. Josh Richards; 11. Justin Williams; 12. –; 13. Scott Bloomquist; 14. Tim McCreadie; 15. Michael Lake; 16. Zack Dohm; 17. Tyler Carpenter; 18. Terry Casey; 19. Jason Jameson; 20. Austin Rettig; 21. Colton Horner; 22. Brandon Overton; 23. Jeff Mathews; 24. Jonathan Davenport; 25. Joel Callahan; 26. Blair Nothdurft; 27. John Tweed; 28. Bob Geiger;
Qualifying – Group B: 1. Tyler Erb (14.479); 2. Jimmy Owens (14.504); 3. Billy Moyer Jr (14.786): 4. Colton Flinner (14.821); 5. Tanner English (14.830); 6. Morgan Bagley; 7. Mike Benedum; 8. Blake Spencer; 9. Billy Moyer; 10. Gregg Satterlee; 11. Matt Cosner; 12. Tim Dohm; 13. Don O’Neal; 14. Hudson O’Neal; 15. Allen Murray; 16. Greg Oakes; 17. Austin Hubbard; 18. Devin Moran; 19. Ryan King; 20. Rusty Schlenk; 21. Vic Hill; 22. Devin Dixon; 23. Dan Stone; 24. Joey Moriarty; 25. Joe Denby; 26. Jonathan Rowan; 27. Kerry King; 28. Chuck Hummer;
Heat 1: 1. Earl Pearson Jr; 2. Dennis Erb Jr; 3. Josh Richards; 4. Stormy Scott; 5. Brandon Overton; 6. Jason Jameson; 7. Scott Bloomquist; 8. Joel Callahan; 9. Zack Dohm; 10. Bob Geiger;
Heat 2: 1. Brandon Sheppard; 2. Kyle Bronson; 3. Tim McCreadie; 4. Justin Williams; 5. Tyler Carpenter; 6. Austin Rettig; 7. Jeff Mathews; 8. Blair Nothdurft; 9. Devin Gilpin;
Heat 3: 1. Shanon Buckingham; 2. Brian Shirley; 3. Jonathan Davenport; 4. Terry Casey; 5. Chase Junghans; 6. Colton Horner; 7. Freddie Carpenter; 8. Michael Lake; 9. John Tweed;
Heat 4: 1. Tyler Erb; 2. Colton Flinner; 3. Gregg Satterlee; 4. Don O’Neal; 5. Mike Benedum; 6. Greg Oakes; 7. Ryan King; 8. Devin Dixon; 9. Joe Denby; 10. Chuck Hummer;
Heat 5: 1. Jimmy Owens; 2. Tanner English; 3. Hudson O’Neal; 4. Blake Spencer; 5. Austin Hubbard; 6. Matt Cosner; 7. Dan Stone; 8. Jonathan Rowan; 9. Rusty Schlenk;
Heat 6: 1. Morgan Bagley; 2. Billy Moyer Jr; 3. Billy Moyer; 4. Devin Moran; 5. Allen Murray; 6. Tim Dohm; 7. Vic Hill; 8. Joey Moriarty; 9. Kerry King;
B-Main 1: 1. Stormy Scott; 2. Brandon Overton; 3. Justin Williams; 4. Austin Rettig; 5. Chase Junghans; 6. Colton Horner; 7. Jeff Mathews; 8. Jason Jameson; 9. Freddie Carpenter; 10. Blair Nothdurft; 11. Michael Lake; 12. Tyler Carpenter; 13. Terry Casey; 14. Joel Callahan; 15. John Tweed; 16. Bob Geiger;
B-Main 2: 1. Don O’Neal; 2. Devin Moran; 3. Austin Hubbard; 4. Blake Spencer; 5. Greg Oakes; 6. Mike Benedum; 7. Dan Stone; 8. Allen Murray; 9. Devin Dixon; 10. Ryan King; 11. Vic Hill; 12. Rusty Schlenk; 13. Jonathan Rowan; 14. Kerry King; 15. Matt Cosner; 16. Chuck Hummer; 17. Tim Dohm; 18. Joey Moriarty; 19. Joe Denby;
Strawberry Dash: 1. Austin Hubbard; 2. Blake Spencer; 3. Justin Williams; 4. Vic Hill; 5. Austin Rettig; 6. Jason Jameson; 7. Dan Stone; 8. Greg oakes; 9. Blair Nothdurft; 10. Rusty Schlenk; 11. Joel Callahan; 12. Michael Lake; 13. Colton Flinner; 14. Chuck Hummer; 15. John Tweed; 16. Freddie Carpenter; 17. Mike Benedum; 18. Allen Murray;
East Bay Raceway Park
Feature Race Results
February 5, 2019
A-Main ($5,000 to win):
1. Tyler Erb | $5,000
2. Earl Pearson Jr | $3,000
3. Dennis Erb Jr | $2,000
4. Brandon Sheppard | $1,500
5. Jimmy Owens | $1,000
6. Brian Shirley | $800
7. Josh Richards | $750
8. Kyle Bronson | $700
9. Billy Moyer Jr | $650
10. Tim McCreadie | $600
11. Jonathan Davenport | $550
12. Hudson O’Neal | $500
13. Tanner English | $500
14. Devin Moran | $500
15. Morgan Bagley | $500
16. Billy Moyer | $500
17. Don O’Neal | $500
18. Brandon Overton | $500
19. Gregg Satterlee | $500
20. Shanon Buckingham | $500
21. Colton Flinner | $500
22. Austin Hubbard | $500
23. Chase Junghans | $500
24. Stormy Scott | $500
25. Devin Gilpin | $500
26. Scott Bloomquist | $500
Lap Leaders: Tyler Erb (Laps 1 – 30)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Tyler Erb
Margin of Victory: 1.792 seconds
Cautions: Stormy Scott (Lap 8)
Series Provisional: Scott Bloomquist
Miller Welders Fast Time Provisionals: Devin Gilpin
Wrisco Industries Winternationals Provisional: Chase Junghans
DirtOnDirt.com Strawberry Dash Provisional: Austin Hubbard
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Devin Moran (Advanced 8 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Earl Pearson Jr.
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Jimmy Owens
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Tyler Erb
Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: n/a
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis
Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Durham Race Engines
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Randall Edwards (Tyler Erb)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Tyler Erb (Lap #1 – 15.289 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Austin Hubbard
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Tyler Erb (30 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Earl Pearson Jr.
Time of Race: 10 minutes 49 seconds