Independence 50 race results for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Today, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series unloads in Portsmouth, Ohio. The 3/8-mile dirt track of Portsmouth Raceway Park is set to host a 4th of July special for the national late model tour.
View full 2019 Portsmouth Raceway Park results below.
Heat 1 – Report
Devin Moran and Doug Drown set row one in the first heat race of the night. Green, Moran noses ahead into turn one. Jameson holds 2nd.
Lap 2, the yellow is out for debris.
Green, Moran leads. Jameson puts pressure on him for 2nd. Tyler Erb makes up a bunch of positions, he climbs to 2nd in a hurry.
Final lap, Tyler Erb has climbed to within a car length of the leader but he’s going to come up short.
Devin Moran wins heat race number one!
Heat 2 – Report
Josh Richards and Chris Ferguson trial the pace truck in heat number two. Green, false start on Richards.
Green, Richards leads on the bottom. Ferguson brakes early to leave the top, head to the bottom and trail Richards into turn one. Davenport is on the gas around the cushion, Davenport to 2nd.
Lap 3, Richards and Davenport run nose to tail around the bottom. Davenport bobbles through a rut in turn four and loses a bunch of spots.
2 to go, Richards, Davenport and Ferguson run nose to tail around the bottom. 1 to go, Ferguson has a run off turn four, he drives it hard to the bottom in turn one. Ferguson and Davenport bang doors.
Ferguson takes 2nd but he’s sideways off turn two. Davenport moves back to 2nd on the bottom into turn three. Josh Richards takes the win in heat two!
Heat 3 – Report
Jimmy Owens and Mike Marlar lead them to the starting line in heat three. Green, Owens leads on the bottom into turn one.
Marlar is on the gas around the top and hangs onto his right rear off turn two. Owens leaves him room as they run even into turn three. Marlar leads on the outside off turn four.
Lap 5, Owens and Marlar remain side by side. They’re still equal in pace will running opposite lanes.
Final lap, they’re near even at the flag stand as they take the white flag. Owens slips off turn two. Marlar leads by a car length into turn three.
Marlar takes the win in a thrilling heat three finish!
Heat 4 – Report
Kyle Bronson and Tim McCreadie head to the flag stand in the final heat race of the night. Green, Bronson leads on the bottom into turn one.
McCreadie is on the gas around the cushion. He pulls to the outside of Bronson off turn two. They nearly touched as Bronson kicks it sideways to leave room on the outside.
Buckingham has a run on both of them off turn two! Buckingham makes it three wide for the lead down the back. Light contact and Buckingham to the lead in turn three!
Bronson jumps the cushion in turn two, that might have been a result of contact. Bronson falls to last but he’s three wide in a hurry to work back through the field.
McCreadie is closing the gap to Buckingham. He’s with a car length with one to go. He’s going to run out of time.
Shanon Buckingham wins the final heat race of the night!
Main Event – Report
Devin Moran and Mike Marlar trial the pace truck ahead of the main event. Earl Pearson Jr, Kyle Bronson and Stormy Scott take the providionals.
The field lines up in a four wide salute for the Ohio dirt racing fans. The 50 lap main event is up next…
Green flag, they run even into turn one. Marlar hits the cushion and leads by a car length at the center of the corner.
Moran and Richsrds fight for space on the bottom. Richards clips him in the left rear. Moran is sideways but he collects it.
Lap 2, Richards slides Moran for 2nd on the bottom in turn one.
Lap 5, Richards has moved to the cushion. He’s quickly running down the race leader. Lap 6, he’s there and looking for a hole. Marlar moves back to the top and holds the lead.
Lap 13, Jason Jameson is slow on the front and the yellow is out. Pearson and Satterlee to the pit area.
Green, Marlar leads. Erb wins the race for 2nd into turn one. Richards cuts off the cushion and crosses under him off turn two. Next lap, Erb slides Richards into turn one. Richards crosses under him once more to retake 2nd.
Lap 17, Ferguson is slow with a flat tire and the caution is back out.
Green, Marlar leads. Erb slides Richards for 2nd. Erb runs out of race track and lofts off turn two, Richards and Hudson O’Neal drive by.
Lap 25, Marlar leads Richards by 15 car lengths.
Lap 35, Marlar slices through lap traffic. Owens closes on Richards.
Lap 46, Kyle Bronson is slow with a flat left rear and the caution is out!
Green, Marlar leads Richards and Owens. Two car lengths between each of them. Ferguson has lost an entire wheel, he’s around and the caution is out.
Green, Marlar leads. Most cars head for the bottom as Davenport bounces of the cushion to make something happen.
Mike Marlar cruises to the win at Portsmouth Raceway Park!
Portsmouth Raceway Park Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
July 4, 2019
View full 2019 PRP results from Portsmouth, OH below.
Qualifying – Group A (2 Laps): 1. Devin Moran (14.456); 2. Josh Richards (14.476); 3. Doug Drown (14.621); 4. Chris Ferguson (14.655); 5. Jason Jameson (14.818); 6. Michael Norris; 7. Earl Pearson Jr; 8. Jonathan Davenport; 9. Zack Dohm; 10. Gregg Satterlee; 11. Tyler Erb; 12. Jacob Hawkins; 13. Jackie Boggs; 14. Matt Cosner; 15. Audie Swartz;
Qualifying – Group B (2 Laps): 1. Jimmy Owens (14.561); 2. Kyle Bronson (14.770); 3. Mike Marlar (14.852); 4. Tim McCreadie (14.890); 5. Shannon Thornsberry (14.894); 6. Shanon Buckingham; 7. Stormy Scott; 8. Billy Moyer Jr (14.929); 9. Hudson O’Neal (14.950); 10. Rod Conley (14.950); 11. Jared Hawkins (15.067); 12. RJ Conley (15.150); 13. Steve Casebolt (15.238); 14. Kevin Wagner (15.761);
Heat 1 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Devin Moran; 2. Tyler Erb; 3. Zack Dohm; 4. Doug Drown; 5. Jason Jameson; 6. Jackie Boggs; 7. Audie Swartz; 8. Earl Pearson Jr;
Heat 2 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Josh Richards; 2. Jonathan Davenport; 3. Chris Ferguson; 4. Gregg Satterlee; 5. Jacob Hawkins; 6. Michael Norris; 7. Matt Cosner;
Heat 3 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Mike Marlar; 2. Jimmy Owens; 3. Hudson O’Neal; 4. Shannon Thorsberry; 5. Stormy Scott; 6. Steve Casebolt; 7. Jared Hawkins;
Heat 4 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Shanon Buckingham; 2. Tim McCreadie; 3. Rod Conley; 4. Billy Moyer Jr; 5. RJ Conley; 6. Kyle Bronson; 7. Kevin Wagner;
B-Main 1 (12 Laps – Top 6 Advance): 1. Jason Jameson; 2. Jacob Hawkins; 3. RJ Conley; 4. Jackie Boggs; 5. Steve Casebolt; 6. Michael Norris; 7. Kyle Bronson; 8. Stormy Scott; 9. Audie Swartz; 10. Matt Cosner; 11. Jared Hawkins; 12. Kevin Wagner; 13. Earl Pearson Jr;
Portsmouth Raceway Park
Feature Race Results
July 4, 2019
A-Main ($12,000 to win):
Pos | Driver | Race Earnings
1. Mike Marlar
2. Josh Richards
3. Jimmy Owens
4. Hudson O’Neal
5. Jonathan Davenport
6. Zack Dohm
7. Tyler Erb
8. Tim McCreadie
9. Shanon Buckingham
10. Michael Norris
11. Doug Drown
12. Jacob Hawkins
13. Rod Conley
14. Billy Moyer Jr
15. Devin Moran
16. Earl Pearson Jr
17. Kyle Bronson
18. Shannon Thornsberry
19. Stormy Scott
20. Chris Ferguson
21. Steve Casebolt
22. RJ Conley
23. Gregg Satterlee
24. Jason Jameson
25. Jackie Boggs
Lap Leaders: Mike Marlar (Laps 1 – 50)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Mike Marlar
Margin of Victory: 1.780 seconds
Cautions: Jason Jameson (Lap 13); Chris Ferguson (Lap 17); Kyle Bronson (Lap 45); Chris Ferguson (Lap 46)
Series Provisionals: Earl Pearson Jr., Kyle Bronson
Series Emergency Provisionals: Stormy Scott
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Michael Norris (Advanced 12 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Tim McCreadie
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Josh Richards
Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: Tyler Erb
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Cornett Racing Engines
Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Anthony Burroughs (Josh Richards)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Josh Richards (Lap #4 – 15.469 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Earl Pearson Jr.
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Mike Marlar (50 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Devin Moran
Time of Race: 27 minutes 29 seconds
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points
Pos | Driver | Earnings | Points
1. Jonathan Davenport
4035 | $149,725
2. Tyler Erb
3610 | $85,475
3. Earl Pearson Jr
3575 | $74,275
4. Josh Richards
3555 | $68,500
5. Jimmy Owens
3400 | $67,375
6. Tim McCreadie
3380 | $57,225
7. Devin Moran
3325 | $52,925
8. Hudson O’Neal
3315 | $74,550
9. Kyle Bronson
3000 | $50,025
10. Shanon Buckingham
2885 | $39,975
11. Billy Moyer Jr
2750 | $31,650
12. Don O’Neal
2745 | $45,150
13. Stormy Scott
2580 | $24,475