Night three of dirt racing at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Florida
Tyler Erb has swept the first two nights at East Bay Raceway Park. Tonight, he’s going for his third in a row.
View 2019 East Bay Raceway Park results below.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will pay $7,000 to the winner of tonight’s main event. That’s a $2,000 increase over previous nights.
Qualifying – Report
Jason Jameson lost power on his qualifying attempt. He coasted around to complete one lap.
Heat 1 – Report
Colton Flinner and Earl Pearson Jr set the front row in the first heat race of the night. Green, they run side by side through turn one. Pearson noses ahead on the top off turn two.
They cross, Pearson to the bottom. Flinner holds the lead on the top.
Lap 6, Flinner runs wide off turn two. He gets into the loose dirt, the backend steps out and Pearson drives by on the bottom.
There’s a spin behind them. The caution is out and Flinner will get the lead back.
Green, Billy Moyer drives around Pearson using the top lane. Move him to 2nd.
The top three run nose to tail. Flinner takes the win in the first heat race of the night at EBRP!
Heat 2 – Report
Morgan Bagley and Don O’Neal lead them to the line in heat two. Green, false start.
Green, they run even through turn one. O’Neal carries momentum off the top. He powers by down the back.
Satterlee closes on them. The top three are bumper to bumper.
Don O’Neal takes the win in heat two!
Heat 3 – Report
Jonathan Davenport and Justin Williams trail the pace truck in heat three. Green, Davenport leads into turn one.
Bloomquist picks Williams on the bottom into turn three for 2nd. Richards gets into the loose stuff and the field drives by.
Bloomquist is running down the leader. The gap was 8 car lengths. It’s down to one.
All the leaders run the cushion. The top two have broken away.
Davenport hangs on to win heat three!
Heat 4 – Report
Brian Shirley and Tyler Erb lead them to the flag stand in heat four. Green, Shirley and Erb fight for space into turn one. They didn’t make contact but it couldn’t have been closer.
Shirley leads off turn two.
Bronson runs wide off turn four. He loses several spots.
Shirley opened a multicar gap. That gap is now gone with 1 lap to go.
Shirley holds him off to win heat four!
Heat 5 – Report
Ryan King and Brandon Sheppard line up first for heat five. Green, Sheppard wins the race off turn two.
Jimmy Owens is rolling through the field in a hurry. Another and he’s now running 2nd. He sets sights on Sheppard.
Owens is quicker and he’s looking for a way by on the bottom. He pulls to his number and even.
Final lap, they fight for space into turn one. Sheppard pinches his entry to turn three and that’s enough to prevent a slide attempt.
They drag race to the line and Sheppard takes the win!
Heat 6 – Report
Dennis Erb Jr and Tanner English lead them to the starting line in the final heat race of the night. Green, English gets the jump. Erb Jr slots in 2nd.
English is driving away. Lap 5, Overton slides Moyer and Moyer runs wide off turn two. Moyer slides him back but Overton crosses him. That’s a battle for 3rd.
Tanner English cruises to the win in the final heat of the night!
Main Event – Report
Colton Flinner and Brian Shirley lead the field on the parade laps at East Bay Raceway Park. $7,000 is up for grabs to the feature winner after 40 laps around the 1/3-mile track.
Green flag, Flinner slides from the bottom to the top. He’s barely clear.
Lap 2, Shirley cuts to the bottom in turn one. He pulls even. They run side by side off turn two. Flinner holds the lead in turn three.
Lap 8, Shirley has another look on the bottom in turn 1. Even off turn two and clear into turn three.
Lap 9, Davenport has closed on both of them. He tries the bottom in turn one. He runs even with Shirley for the lead off turn two. Davenport drives it deep into turn three, clear.
Tyler Erb and Brandon Sheppard split Colton Flinner off turn two. Move Tyler Erb to 3rd.
Lap 19, Dennis Erb Jr is around in turn two as Stormy Scott and Earl Pearson Jr tangle. The caution is out.
Green, Davenport leads Shirley. Sheppard works to the inside of Tyler Erb, he takes 3rd.
Lap 21, Tanner English is around on the front stretch. The caution is back out.
Green, Sheppard tries to cut to the bottom in turn one. He pinches off the line for Shirley. Sheppard has the momentum off the corner on the outside as Shirley checks up.
Tyler Erb gets a run to his inside. They split Shirley through turn three and four. Sheppard takes 2nd.
Car around in turn one. The caution is back out. Bloomquist heads for the pits and back out.
Green, several cars rub fenders and check up in turn one. Richards is on the gas around the cushion. He picks up several spots.
Sheppard moves to the top. He pulls even with Davenport. Clear around the outside, Sheppard leads.
Lap 25, Flinner is slow. The caution is out.
Green, Richards to 2nd on the bottom lane. Back in turn one, Richarda heads for the top. Sheppard and Bronson drive by on the inside.
Richards carries the highside momentum down the back. He slices between Sheppard and Bronson and heads for the bottom in turn three.
They both get by once more.
Moyer Jr jumps the cushion and comes to a stop. The caution is back out.
Green, three wide for 2nd in turn one. Tyler Erb has a run on them all. Four wide off turn two!! Tyler Erb takes 2nd on the bottom lane.
Green, Davenport leads Tyler Erb as the top four spread out.
Lap 37, slow car down the back. Caition.
Green, Jonathan Davenport leads. Richards is looking for 2nd.
Davenport opens the gap. He wins at East Bay Raceway Park!
East Bay Raceway Park Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
February 6, 2019
View full East Bay Raceway Park results from Tampa, Florida below.
Qualifying – Group A: 1. Colton Flinner (14.526); 2. Morgan Bagley (14.637); 3. Jonathan Davenport (14.732); 4. Earl Pearson Jr (14.746); 5. Don O’Neal (14.751); 6. Justin Williams; 7. Matt Cosner; 8. Gregg Satterlee; 9. Scott Bloomquist; 10. Billy Moyer; 11. Greg Oakes; 12. Josh Richards; 13. Tim McCreadie; 14. Freddie Carpenter; 15. Allen Murray; 16. Devin Dixon; 17. Hudson O’Neal; 18. Stormy Scott; 19. Colton Horner; 20. Joey Moriarty; 21. Austin Rettig; 22. John Tweed; 23. Shanon Buckingham; 24. Joe Denby; 25. Jason Jameson;
Qualifying – Group B: 1. Brian Shirley (14.273); 2. Ryan King (14.381); 3. Dennis Erb Jr (14.386); 4. Tyler Erb (14.393); 5. Brandon Sheppard (14.480); 6. Tanner English; 7. Mike Benedum; 8. Jimmy Owens; 9. Billy Moyer Jr; 10. Kyle Bronson; 11. Jeff Mathews; 12. Jonathan Rowan; 13. Devin Gilpin; 14. Blair Nothdurft; 15. Austin Hubbard; 16. Michael Lake; 17. Terry Casey; 18. Brandon Overton; 19. Dan Stone; 20. Tim Dohm; 21. Devin Moran; 22. Vic Hill; 23. Joel Callahan; 24. Tyler Carpenter; 25. Kerry King; 26. Geoff Carey;
Heat 1: 1. Colton Flinner; 2. Billy Moyer; 3. Earl Pearson Jr; 4. Colton Horner; 5. Tim McCreadie; 6. Matt Cosner; 7. Devin Dixon; 8. John Tweed;
Heat 2: 1. Don O’Neal; 2. Morgan Bagley; 3. Gregg Satterlee; 4. Greg Oakes; 5. Hudson O’Neal; 6. Shanon Buckingham; 7. Freddie Carpenter; 8. Joey Moriarty; 9. Rusty Schlenk;
Heat 3: 1. Jonathan Davenport; 2. Scott Bloomquist; 3. Stormy Scott; 4. Josh Richards; 5. Justin Williams; 6. Allen Murray; 7. Austin Rettig; 8. Joe Denby;
Heat 4: 1. Brian Shirley; 2. Tyler Erb; 3. Mike Benedum; 4. Kyle Bronson; 5. Michael Lake; 6. Dan Stone; 7. Vic Hill; 8. Devin Gilpin; 9. Kerry King;
Heat 5: 1. Brandon Sheppard; 2. Jimmy Owens; 3. Ryan King; 4. Jeff Mathews; 5. Terry Casey; 6. Joel Callahan; 7. Blair Nothdurft; 8. Tim Dohm; 9. Geoff Carey;
Heat 6: 1. Tanner English; 2. Dennis Erb Jr; 3. Brandon Overton; 4. Billy Moyer Jr; 5. Austin Hubbard; 6. Devin Moran; 7. Jonathan Rowan; 8. Tyler Carpenter;
B-Main 1:1. Tim McCreadie 2.Colton Horner; 3. Greg Oakes; 4. Matt Cosner; 5. Shanon Buckingham; 6. Rusty Schlenk; 7. Freddie Carpenter; 8. Joey Moriarty; 9. Allen Murray; 10. Devin Dixon; 11. Joe Denby; 12. Hudson O’Neal; 13. Justin Williams; 14. John Tweed; 15. Austin Rettig;
B-Main 2: 1. Kyle Bronson; 2. Billy Moyer Jr; 3. Michael Lake; 4. Austin Hubbard; 5. Terry Casey; 6. Devin Moran; 7. Jeff Mathews; 8. Joel Callahan; 9. Dan Stone; 10. Vic Hill; 11. Tyler Carpenter; 12. Blair Nothdurft; 13. Jonathan Rowan; 14. Kerry King; 15. Devin Gilpin; 16. Geoff Carey;
Strawberry Dash: 1. Matt Cosner; 2. Rusty Schlenk; 3. Terry Casey; 4. Joel Callahan; 5. Freddie Carpenter; 6. Michael Lake; 7. Dan Stone; 8. Blair Nothdurft; 9. Joey Moriarty; 10. Greg Oakes; 11. Vic Hill; 12. Shanon Buckingham; 13. Devin Dixon;
East Bay Raceway Park
Feature Race Results
February 6, 2019
A-Main ($7,000 to win):
1. Jonathan Davenport | $7,000
2. Tyler Erb | $3,500
3. Josh Richards | $2,000
4. Brandon Overton | $1,500
5. Brandon Sheppard | $1,400
6. Kyle Bronson | $1,300
7. Gregg Satterlee | $1,200
8. Earl Pearson Jr | $1,200
9. Brian Shirley | $1,000
10. Don O’Neal | $950
11. Devin Moran | $900
12. Morgan Bagley | $850
13. Billy Moyer Jr | $800
14. Dennis Erb Jr | $750
15. Tim McCreadie | $700
16. Billy Moyer | $700
17. Colton Horner | $700
18. Jeff Mathews | $700
19. Colton Flinner | $650
20. Scott Bloomquist | $625
21. Ryan King | $625
22. Jimmy Owens | $600
23. Mike Benedum | $600
24. Tanner English | $600
25. Stormy Scott | $600
26. Matt Cosner | $600
Lap Leaders: Colton Flinner (Laps 1 – 8); Brian Shirley (Laps 9 – 11); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 12 – 23); Brandon Sheppard (Laps 24 – 25); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 26 – 40)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Jonathan Davenport
Margin of Victory: 1.551 seconds
Cautions: Earl Pearson Jr., Stormy Scott (Lap 19); Tanner English (Lap 21); Jimmy Owens, Mike Benedum (Lap 22); Colton Flinner (Lap 25); Billy Moyer Jr. (Lap 27); Ryan King (Lap 30); Colton Horner (Lap 37)
Series Provisionals: Josh Richards, Devin Moran
Wrisco Industries Winternationals Provisional: Jeff Mathews
DirtOnDirt.com Strawberry Dash Provisional: Matt Cosner
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Josh Richards (Advanced 20 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Earl Pearson Jr.
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Billy Moyer Jr.
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jonathan Davenport
Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: *Rookie of the Race will begin after April 1st.*
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Cornett Racing Engines
Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Longhorn Chassis
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Anthony Burroughs (Josh Richards)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Tyler Erb (Lap #9 – 15.491 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Jimmy Owens
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jonathan Davenport (27 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Colton Flinner
Time of Race: 36 minutes 39 seconds