Night seven of GA-FL Speedweeks; East Bay Raceway Park hosts the LOLMDS
It’s a points night at East Bay Raceway Park for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The feature winner in tonight’s edition of the 43rd Annual Winternationals will be handed a check for $12,000
View 2019 East Bay Raceway Park results below.
Qualifying – Report
Scott Bloomquist is back in the lineup after his time in the penalty box last night. He’s also quickest in Group A qualifying at 14.525.
Earl Pearson Jr is quickest in Group B. He turned a 14.880.
Heat 1 – Report
Scott Bloomquist and Jonathan Davenport set the front row in heat race number one. Green, Bloomquist leads on the bottom in turn one. He opens a gap of 3 car lengths.
Lap 2, Davenport is on the bumper of the leader off turn four. He heads for the bottom in turn one. They’re side by side down the back.
Davenport cuts to the bottom in turn three. Davenport is quicker through the center of the corner. He’s clear off turn four.
Lap 4, Vic Hill is around in turn four. Michael Lake comes into the scene with nowhere to go. He’s in a four wheel slide to avoid him. He makes right rear to left front contact. Lake rolls over lightly. The red flag is out. He climbs from the car.
Green, Davenport leads Bloomquist onto turn one. Bloomquist spins the tires off turn four, Davenport opens the gap.
Billy Moyer Jr slides Bronson in turn two. He doors Bronson on the way by. That’s a battle for 4th, the final transfer spot.
Davenport drives off to take the win!
Bronson is not happy with Moyer Jr. He runs him down after the checkered flag. Bronson doors him in turn three. Moyer passes him back as they continue to exchange hand signals after the race.
Heat 2 – Report
Tyler Erb and Tim Dohm trial the pace truck in heat two. Green, Erb leads Dohm. Dohm suffers a push in the center of the corner. They run three wide under him.
They all fight for space down that back. More trouble for Dohm in turn three. He falls to 5th or 6th at the conclusion of lap one.
Benedum is hanging with Erb at the front of the field. They both run a car length off the bottom lane.
Tyler Erb claims the win in heat two!
Heat 3 – Report
Earl Pearson Jr and Colton Horner lead them to the starting line in heat three. Green, Pearson leads into turn one. McCreadie follows him through on the bottom. Jameson is three wide for 3rd.
Owens is working the top. He clears McCreadie and closes on Pearson.
Lap 4, caution for Jameson.
Green, Pearson leads. Owens maintains the gap but can’t close.
Pearson takes the win in heat three!
Heat 4 – Report
Tanner English and Colton Flinner lead them to the starting line in heat four. Green, Hudson O’Neal makes it three wide on the bottom! He doors English. They both get out of the gas to correct it. Flinner is on the gas around the top, he leads of turn two.
Lap 5, English has run down the leader. He looks to his inside. They run door to door for the lead.
Lap 7, Buckingham is around in turn two. The caution is back out.
Green, Flinner leads. Richards is working the top. He’s clear of English.
Final lap, Richards looks inside of Flinner for the lead. He’s clear by 3 car lengths at the center of the corner with a slide job.
All the exit speed is sacrificed. Flinner drives back by. Richards gives it another shot in turn three. He cant get the power down. English swings by on the exit of the corner.
Flinner takes the win in heat four!
Main Event – Report
Jonathan Davenport and Earl Pearson Jr set the front row for the Friday night main event. It’s $12,000 to win, the highest payout thus far this week. 50 laps around the 1/3-mile dirt oval.
Green flag, Davenport leads on the bottom into turn one. Tyler Erb slots in 2nd.
There’s a bump into turn one. Everyone is rolling right through it except the leader. Davenport enters a foot higher and diamonds the exit.
Lap 6, Colton Flinner is stopped in turn four. The caution is out.
Green, Tyler Erb has a look inside. He pulls to his number but Davenport has the momentum off the corner.
Most of the field has moved to the bottom lane.
Lap 10, Ryan King is slow down the back. The caution is back out.
Green, Pearson has found speed around the top! He runs 2nd off turn two!
Pearson sticks with the top for a lap before dropping to the bottom.
Lap 14, Tyler Erb moves to the top. Davenport is slow off turn four. Pearson and Erb split him. I’m not sure if he lost drive or spun the tires but he’s rolling again.
Lap 25, Tyler Erb leads by six car lengths. Pearson just took 2nd off turn two.
Lap 36, Tyler Erb continues to lead. He has a gap of six to Pearson. Caution. I’m not sure what caused it but Richards has fender damage.
Green, Erb leads. Hudson O’Neal is around off turn two. The caution returns. Don O’Neal gets a push to the pit area.
Green, Erb to the top. Davenport through the middle and Pearson down low. They both get under Erb down the back stretch.
Three wide for the lead heading into turn three. Davenport noses ahead through the middle.
Lap 39, Bronson and Hudson O’Neal have issues in turn one. Hudson O’Neal heads to the pits and back out. Bronson goes off on the hook.
Green, Davenport leads Erb, Pearson and Bloomquist. The top four spread out quickly.
Lap 45, Tanner English is slow. He was fighting for a spot in the top five on that last restart. The caution is out and he heads to the pits.
Green, Davenport leads Erb.
Lap 46, Stormy Scott is around in turn four. The caution is out again.
Green, Davenport leads. They run single file around the bottom.
Davenport cruises to the win at East Bay Raceway Park!
East Bay Raceway Park Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
February 8, 2019
View full 2019 East Bay Raceway Park results from Tampa, Florida below.
Qualifying – Group A: 1. Scott Bloomquist (14.525); 2. Tyler Erb (14.687); 3. Jonathan Davenport (14.734); 4. Tim Dohm (14.927); 5. Stormy Scott (14.929); 6. Mike Benedum; 7. Jeff Mathews; 8. Justin Williams; 9. Billy Moyer Jr; 10. Devin Moran; 11. Vic Hill; 12. Devin Dixon; 13. Kyle Bronson; 14. Jonathan Rowan; 15. Austin Hubbard; 16. Johnny Pursley; 17. Tyler Carpenter; 18. Blair Nothdurft; 19. Michael Lake; 20. Joey Moriarty; 21. Dan Stone; 22. –; 23. Kerry King;
Qualifying – Group B: 1. Earl Pearson Jr (14.880); 2. Tanner English (14.891); 3. Colton Horner (15.067); 4. Colton Flinner (15.106); 5. Tim McCreadie (15.141); 6. Hudson O’Neal; 7. Jimmy Owens; 8. Josh Richards; 9. Jason Jameson; 10. Austin Rettig; 11. Don O’Neal; 12. Matt Cosner; 13. Terry Casey; 14. Rusty Schlenk; 15. Ryan King; 16. Freddie Carpenter; 17. Greg Oakes; 18. Shanon Buckingham; 19. Gregg Satterlee; 20. Chad Stapleton; 21. Allen Murray; 22. Joel Callahan; 23. Geoff Carey;
Heat 1: 1. Jonathan Davenport; 2. Scott Bloomquist; 3. Austin Hubbard; 4. Billy Moyer Jr; 5. Kyle Bronson; 6. Stormy Scott; 7. Dan Stone; 8. Jeff Mathews; 9. Tyler Carpenter; 10. Vic Hill; 11. Michael Lake; 12. Morgan Bagley;
Heat 2: 1. Tyler Erb; 2. Mike Benedum; 3. Devin Moran; 4. Justin Williams; 5. Devin Dixon; 6. Jonathan Rowan; 7. Blair Nothdurft; 8. Tim Dohm; 9. Johnny Pursley; 10. Joey Moriarty; 11. Kerry King;
Heat 3: 1. Earl Pearson Jr; 2. Jimmy Owens; 3. Tim McCreadie; 4. Don O’Neal; 5. Ryan King; 6. Terry Casey; 7. Gregg Satterlee; 8. Jason Jameson; 9. Allen Murray; 10. Greg Oakes; 11. Colton Horner; 12. Geoff Carey;
Heat 4: 1. Colton Flinner; 2. Tanner English; 3. Josh Richards; 4. Hudson O’Neal; 5. Austin Rettig; 6. Matt Cosner; 7. Rusty Schlenk; 8. Chad Stapleton; 9. Shanon Buckingham; 10. Freddie Carpenter; 11. Joel Callahan;
B-Main 1: 1. Stormy Scott; 2. Kyle Bronson; 3. Devin Dixon; 4. Tim Dohm; 5. Jonathan Rowan; 6. Jeff Mathews; 7. Johnny Pursley; 8. Tyler Carpenter; 9. Joey Moriarty; 10. Kerry King; 11. Dan Stone; 12. Blair Nothdurft;
B-Main 2: 1. Terry Casey; 2. Ryan King; 3. Jason Jameson; 4. Gregg Satterlee; 5. Austin Rettig; 6. Chad Stapleton; 7. Matt Cosner; 8. Rusty Schlenk; 9. Joel Callahan; 10. Greg Oakes; 11. Allen Murray; 12. Freddie Carpenter; 13. Shanon Buckingham; 14. Geoff Carey;
Strawberry Dash: 1. Austin Rettig; 2. Chad Stapleton; 3. Allen Murray; 4. Joey Moriarrty; 5. Tyler Carpenter; 6. Joel Callahan; 7. Dan Stone; 8. Kerry King; 9. Freddie Carpenter; 10. Jonathan Rowan; 11. Colton Horner; 12. Rusty Schlenk;
East Bay Raceway Park
Feature Race Results
February 8, 2019
A-Main ($12,000 to win):
1. Jonathan Davenport | $12,000
2. Tyler Erb | $5,500
3. Earl Pearson Jr | $3,600
4. Scott Bloomquist | $2,750
5. Devin Moran | $2,250
6. Tim McCreadie | $1,800
7. Billy Moyer Jr | $1,500
8. Jason Jameson | $1,300
9. Mike Benedum | $1,200
10. Jeff Mathews | $1,100
11. Hudson O’Neal | $1,075
12. Josh Richards | $1,050
13. Justin Williams | $1,025
14. Devin Dixon | $1,000
15. Austin Hubbard | $1,000
16. Jimmy Owens | $1,000
17. Ryan King | $1,000
18. Austin Rettig | $1,000
19. Stormy Scott | $1,000
20. Tanner English | $1,000
21. Kyle Bronson | $1,000
22. Don O’Neal | $1,000
23. Gregg Satterlee | $1,000
24. Tim Dohm | $1,000
25. Terry Casey | $1,000
26. Colton Flinner | $1,000
Lap Leaders: Jonathan Davenport (Laps 1 – 14); Tyler Erb (Laps 15 – 37); Jonathan Davenport (Lap 38 – 50)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Jonathan Davenport
Margin of Victory: 1.933 seconds
Cautions: Colton Flinner (Lap 6); Ryan King (Lap 10); Josh Richards (Lap 36); Hudson O’Neal (Lap 37); Kyle Bronson, Hudson O’Neal (Lap 39); Tanner English (Lap 45); Stormy Scott (Lap 46)
Series Provisional: Gregg Satterlee
Miller Welders Fast Time Provisionals: Tim Dohm
Wrisco Industries Winternationals Provisional: Jeff Mathews
DirtOnDirt.com Strawberry Dash Provisional: Austin Rettig
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Jeff Mathews (Advanced 15 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Earl Pearson Jr.
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Jason Jameson
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Tyler Erb
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: Jason Durham (Jonathan Davenport)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Jonathan Davenport (Lap #50 – 14.772 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Don O’Neal
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jonathan Davenport (27 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Jonathan Davenport
Time of Race: 42 minutes 36 seconds
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points
Pos | Driver | Earnings | Points
1. Earl Pearson Jr | $30,150
2. Jonathan Davenport | $31,075
3. Tyler Erb | $36,550
4. Scott Bloomquist | $9,675
5. Devin Moran | $8,025
6. Josh Richards | $10,900
7. Tim McCreadie | $7,125
7. Don O’Neal | $8,600
9. Jason Jameson | $4,800
10. Hudson O’Neal | $11,000
11. Jimmy Owens | $6,725
11. Gregg Satterlee | $6,500
13. Billy Moyer Jr | $3,750
13. Kyle Bronson | $7,825
15. Jeff Mathews | $3,800
16. Ryan King | $4,450
16. Brandon Sheppard | $9,400
18. Justin Williams | $1,625
19. Matt Cosner | $3,000
20. Shanon Buckingham | $2,975