The final night at East Bay Raceway Park for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
It’s the sixth night of racing at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Florida. The week long show at the 1/3-mile dirt oval comes to a close tonight with a $12,000 payday to the feature winner.
View 2019 East Bay Raceway Park results below.
Qualifying – Report
The skies are dark and the wind is picking up as qualifying is set to get underway. A light rain is scheduled for 8pm.
Tanner English is quickest in group A qualifying. He turned a 14.728.
Earl Pearson Jr is quickest in Group B and overall. He turned a 14.689.
Heat 1 – Report
Tanner English and Jimmy Owens set the front row for the first heat race of the night. Green, English leads Owens off turn two.
Lap 2, Owens looks inside English back into turn one. Side by side down the back and into three. Owens slides him in turn three.
English fights back on the inside. He returns the slider back in turn three. English leads back in turn one.
English opens a gap of two car lengths.
English takes the win in the first heat race of the night!
Heat 2 – Report
Scott Bloomquist and Jonathan Davenport trail the pace truck in heat two. Green, Bloomquist leads on the bottom in turn one. He slides to the top on exit, clear. Davenport is on his bumper off turn two.
2 to go, Davenport is closing.
1 to go, Davenport looks inside in turn one. They run side by side through the corner and down the back. Davenport drives it deep on the bottom in turn three. He’s clear.
Jonathan Davenport takes the win in heat two!
Heat 3 – Report
Earl Pearson Jr and Ryan King lead them to the flag in heat three. Green, King noses ahead on the outside in turn one.
King completes the pass into turn three.
Lap 2, Pearson looks to the inside. He slides him and clear off turn two.
Pearson drives off. He takes the win in heat three!
Heat 4 – Report
Tyler Erb and Mike Benedum set row one in the final heat race of the night. Green, Erb is clear before the flag stand, false start.
Green, Erb is clear in turn one. Stormy Scott follows him through.
Don O’Neal picks Scott for 2nd. He maintains the gap to the leader but can’t close.
Tyler Erb takes the win in the final heat race of the nig
Main Event – Report
The main event is next. 50 laps around EBRP. The race winner will head home with a check for $12,000.
Tanner English and Earl Pearson Jr trial the pace truck ahead of the main event. They form a four wide salute for the Florida dirt track racing crowd.
Green flag, side by side into turn one. English leads off turn two.
Don O’Neal gets crossed up in front of the field behind them. The field stacks up four wide but we remain green.
Lap 5, Tyler Erb uses the top to take 2nd away from Pearson.
Lap 10, English works lap traffic. Erb and Pearson have crossed five car lengths on him. The top three are bunched up.
Erb runs the top but both lanes are clogged with lap cars. English takes them three wide into turn one, he’s clear. Pearson follows him through.
Lap 16, Flinner is around in turn one. The caution is out.
Green, English leads. Benedum is slow on track, caution. Richards started 13th, he’s up to 6th already.
Green, English leads. Pearson takes 2nd.
Lap 19, Jameson is sideways on the cushion in turn two. It’s like he lost a right rear and the car came around on him. McCreadie came into the scene with nowhere to go. He’s pinched between Jameson and the pit gate, heavy rear spoiler damage for him.
Green, O’Neal cuts to the middle to make it three wide for 2nd. That doesn’t work as he can’t get the drive off.
Lap 20, Richards slides Neal in turn one. He catches the cushion on drives away.
Lap 25, English leads Pearson by 15 car lengths.
Lap 31, Erb misses the cushion in turn one. Davenport drives under him to take 3rd.
Lap 32, slow car in turn one, caution.
Green, Davenport grabs the cushion in turn one. He’s building momentum. English keeps hitting something in turn two that’s making him lose drive off the corner.
Davenport heads to the bottom. English is right on his bumper.
Davenport heads back to the top. English takes the lead back on the bottom. They run side by side for the lead. 5 laps later, they’re still side by side and trading the lead every lap!
Lap 47, they remain side by side, lap traffic ahead. The split the lap car down the front stretch.
The caution is out. Pearson has a flat. Davenport was the leader.
Green, Davenport is clear by two car lengths into turn one. English drops a spot.
Davenport is driving away! He takes the win at East Bay Raceway Park!
East Bay Raceway Park Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
February 9, 2019
View full 2019 East Bay Raceway Park results from Tampa, Florida below.
Qualifying – Group A: 1. Tanner English (14.728); 2. Scott Bloomquist (14.820); 3. Jimmy Owens (14.920); 4. Jonathan Davenport (14.941); 5. Billy Moyer Jr (14.992); 6. Jason Jameson; 7. Terry Casey; 8. Justin Williams; 9. Tim Dohm; 10. Austin Rettig; 11. Devin Moran; 12. Devin Dixon; 13. Colton Horner; 14. Devin Gilpin; 15. Jonathan Rowan; 16. Joey Moriarty; 17. Josh Richards; 18. Vic Hill; 19. Gregg Satterlee; 20. Joel Callahan; 21. Dan Stone;
Qualifying – Group B: 1. Earl Pearson Jr (14.689); 2. Tyler Erb (14.795); 3. Ryan King (14.800); 4. Mike Benedum (14.924); 5. Colton Flinner (14.945); 6. Stormy Scott; 7. Allen Murray; 8. Tim McCreadie; 9. Shanon Buckingham; 10. Don O’Neal; 11. Matt Cosner; 12. Kyle Bronson; 13. Jeff Mathews; 14. Blair Nothdurft; 15. Chad Stapleton; 16. Austin Hubbard; 17. Hudson O’Neal; 18. Johnny Pursley; 19. Rusty Schlenk; 20. Geoff Carey;
Heat 1 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Tanner English; 2. Jimmy Owens; 3. Billy Moyer Jr; 4. Josh Richards; 5. Terry Casey; 6. Devin Moran; 7. Gregg Satterlee; 8. Tim Dohm; 9. Dan Stone; 10. Colton Horner; 11. Jonathan Rowan;
Heat 2 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Jonathan Davenport; 2. Scott Bloomquist; 3. Jason Jameson; 4. Justin Williams; 5. Austin Rettig; 6. Vic Hill; 7. Devin Dixon; 8. Devin Gilpin; 9. Joel Callahan; 10. Joey Moriarty;
Heat 3 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Earl Pearson Jr; 2. Ryan King; 3. Matt Cosner; 4. Chad Stapleton; 5. Shanon Buckingham; 6. Colton Flinner; 7. Allen Murray; 8. Jeff Mathews; 9. Hudson O’Neal; 10. Rusty Schlenk;
Heat 4 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Tyler Erb; 2. Don O’Neal; 3. Mike Benedum; 4. Tim McCreadie; 5. Austin Hubbard; 6. Kyle Bronson; 7. Johnny Pursley; 8. Stormy Scott; 9. Blair Nothdurft; 10. Geoff Carey;
B-Main 1 (12 Laps – Top 3 Transfer): 1.Terry Casey; 2. Devin Moran; 3. Austin Rettig; 4. Gregg Satterlee; 5. Vic Hill; 6. Tim Dohm; 7. Devin Dixon; 8. Jonathan Rowan; 9. Colton Horner; 10. Dan Stone; 11. Joel Callahan; 12. Devin Gilpin;
B-Main 2 (12 Laps – Top 3 Transfer) : 1. Shanon Buckingham; 2. Austin Hubbard; 3. Kyle Bronson; 4. Johnny Pursley; 5. Stormy Scott; 6. Allen Murray; 7. Rusty Schlenk; 8. Jeff Mathews; 9. Blair Nothdurft; 10. Geoff Carey; 11. Hudson O’Neal; 12. Colton Flinner;
Strawberry Dash (Winner Transfers) : 1. Vic Hill; 2. Tom Dohm; 3. Stormy Scott; 4. Allen Murray; 5. Dan Stone; 6. Rusty Schlenk; 7. Johnny Pursley;
East Bay Raceway Park
Feature Race Results
February 9, 2019
A-Main ($12,000 to win):
1. Jonathan Davenport | $12,000
2. Tyler Erb | $5,500
3. Devin Moran | $3,500
4. Tanner English | $2,750
5. Justin Williams | $2,250
6. Jimmy Owens | $1,800
7. Josh Richards | $1,500
8. Shanon Buckingham | $1,300
9. Billy Moyer Jr | $1,200
10. Kyle Bronson | $1,100
11. Scott Bloomquist | $1,075
12. Austin Rettig | $1,050
13. Earl Pearson Jr | $1,025
14. Tim McCreadie | $1,000
15. Hudson O’Neal | $1,000
16. Vic Hill | $1,000
17. Don O’Neal | $1,000
18. Gregg Satterlee | $1,000
19. Jason Jameson | $1,000
20. Chad Stapleton | $1,000
21. Ryan King | $1,000
22. Matt Cosner | $1,000
23. Austin Hubbard | $1,000
24. Terry Casey | $1,000
25. Mike Benedum | $1,000
26. Colton Flinner | $1,000
Lap Leaders: Tanner English (Laps 1 – 33); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 34 – 35); Tanner English (Laps 36 – 39); Jonathan Davenport (Lap 40); Tanner English (Laps 41 – 44); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 45 – 50)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Jonathan Davenport
Margin of Victory: 1.426 seconds
Cautions: Colton Flinner (Lap 16); Mike Benedum (Lap 17); Jason Jameson, Tim McCreadie (Lap 19); Chad Stapleton (Lap 32); Earl Pearson Jr. (Lap 47)
Series Provisionals: Gregg Satterlee, Hudson O’Neal
Wrisco Industries Winternationals Provisional: Colton Flinner
DirtOnDirt.com Strawberry Dash Provisional: Vic Hill
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Devin Moran (Advanced 16 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Earl Pearson Jr.
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Devin Moran
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: Danny Myers (Devin Moran)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Tanner English (Lap #3 – 15.848 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Earl Pearson Jr.
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Tanner English (40 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Tanner English
Time of Race: 32 minutes 15 seconds
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points
Pos | Driver | Earnings | Points
1. Jonathan Davenport | $44,075
2. Tyler Erb | $42,750
3. Earl Pearson Jr | $32,175
4. Scott Bloomquist | $11,550
5. Devin Moran | $11,525
6. Josh Richards | $13,200
7. Tim McCreadie | $8,825
8. Don O’Neal | $10,400
9. Jason Jameson | $5,800
10. Jimmy Owens | $9,325
11. Hudson O’Neal | $12,700
12. Justin Williams | $3,875
12. Billy Moyer Jr | $4,950
14. Kyle Bronson | $9,625
15. Gregg Satterlee | $8,200
16. Shanon Buckingham | $4,275
17. Ryan King | $5,450
18. Austin Rettig | $3,250
19. Matt Cosner | $4,000
19. Jeff Mathews | $3,800