13th annual Diamond Nationals results for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Tonight, it’s the first of two nights at Lucas Oil Speedway. Two nights of the Diamond Nationals, paying $15,000 to win in each feature.
View full 2019 Lucas Oil Speedway results below.
Wheatland, Missouri, population 371 is set for a night of the national dirt late model tour. The track is a 3/8-mile dirt oval owned by Forrest Lucas.
Heat 1 – Report
Scott Bloomquist and Jimmy Owens set the from row in heat one. Green, Bloomquist gets the jump and slides clear in turn one.
Lap 5, Bloomquist leads by two car lengths. Owens gets close then fades again.
Scott Bloomquist takes the win in heat race number one.
Heat 2 – Report
Jake Neal and Oberkramer will lead them to the line in heat two. ‘
Green, Neal leads on the bottom into turn one. Babb hits turn one and stalls with more mechanical issues, caution.
Green, Moyer Sr moves to 2nd as Neal continues to lead.
Babb is slicing through the field after restarting at the tail. However, he remains short of a transfer spot.
Jake Neal hits the cushion, he opens the gap and drives off to the win.
Heat 3 – Report
Earl Pearson Jr and Kyle Bronson head for the flag stand in heat three. Green, they run side by side into turn one. Bronson hangs onto his right rear off turn two.
Lap 2, the leaders bang doors as they fight for space back in turn one.
Bronson noses ahead on the top. Pearson fights back on the bottom. They remain side by side.
They trade laps led all the way to the end. Pearson takes the win in a thrilling heat!
Heat 4 – Report
Jackson and Eckert trail the pace truck ahead of the final heat race of the night. Green, Jackson leads on the bottom into turn one.
Lap 2, Jackson heads to the top. Eckert has a look on the bottom.
Jackson opens the gap and wins the final heat race of the night!
Main Event – Report
Scott Bloomquist and Earl Pearson Jr set the front row for the main event. The fields lines up in a four wide salute for the Missouri dirt racing crowd.
The 60 lap main event is up next. $15,000 is on the line.
Green flag, Bloomquist leads into turn one on the bottom. Hudson O’Neal is nearly around behind them. Stormy Scott goes around and the caution is out.
Green, Bloomquist leads on the bottom. Pearson remains on the top. Owens moves to third. He drives by Pearson for 2nd and Pearson tucks in behind him, abandoning the top lane.
Lap 7, Bloomquist and Owens run nose to tail around the bottom. Owens moves to the top and pulls even.
The leaders remain side by side. They approach the tail of the field and Owens pops out with the lead around the top.
Lap 21, Flat tire on the #36 off turn four and the yellow is out. Moran heads to the pits.
Green, Owens leads on the bottom. Pearson pulls to his right rear and Owens leaves the lane open.
The leaders remain side by side. Pearson is making the top work this time. He’s clear.
Owens picks up the pace once again. He pulls even, he stomps the gas to make it rotate early on the bottom and Owens is clear.
The leader slides lap cars as they run side by side ahead of him. Pearson splits the lappers as well. Owens leads by 5 car lengths.
10 to go, Owens leads Pearson by 15 car lengths.
Owens drives away and wins night 1 of the Diamond Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway!
Lucas Oil Speedway Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
July 13, 2019
View full 2019 Diamond Nationals results from Wheatland, Missouri below.
Qualifying – Group A (2 Laps): 1. Scott Bloomquist (15.846); 2. Jake Neal (15.908); 3. Mason Oberkramer (16.198); 4. Billy Moyer (16.416); 5. Gavin Landers (16.418); 6. Shannon Babb; 7. Terry Phillips; 8. Devin Moran; 9. Logan Martin; 10. Jon Binning; 11. Al Humphrey; 12. Josh Richards; 13. Reid Millard; 14. Kaeden Cornell; 15. Mike Marlar;
Qualifying – Group B (2 Laps): 1.
Heat 1 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Scott Bloomquist; 2. Jimmy Owens; 3. Jonathan Davenport; 4. Mike Marlar; 5. Terry Phillips; 6. Kaeden Cornell; 7. Gavin Landers; 8. Mitch McGrath; 9. Al Humphrey; 10. Reid Millard;
Heat 2 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Jake Neal; 2. Billy Moyer; 3. Mason Oberkramer; 4. Logan Martin; 5. Shannon Babb; 6. Billy Moyer Jr; 7. Jon Binning; 8. Josh Richards; 9. Will Vaught; 10. Devin Moran;
Heat 3 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Earl Pearson Jr; 2. Kyle Bronson; 3. Jesse Stoval; 4. Hudson O’Neal; 5. Shanon Buckingham; 6. Tyler Erb; 7. Joseph Gorby; 8. Raymond Merrill; 9. Joey Moriarty; 10. Michael Norris;
Heat 4 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Jackson; 2. Eckert; 3. Scott; 4. Looney; 5. Rettig; 6. McCreadie; 7. Siebert; 8. Whitwell; 9. Sivils-dns;
B-Main 1 (12 Laps – Top 3 Advance): 1. Shannon Babb; 2. Terry Phillips; 3. Gavin Landers; 4. Billy Moyer Jr; 5. Kaeden Cornell; 6. Josh Richards; 7. Will Vaught; 8. Mitch McGrath; 9. Al Humphrey; 10. Devin Moran; 11. Jon Binning; 12. Reid Millard;
B-Main 2 (12 Laps – Top 3 Advance): 1. Shanon Buckingham; 2. Tim McCreadie; 3. Tyler Erb; 4. Austin Rettig; 5. Raymond Merrill; 6. Austin Siebert; 7. Michael Norris; 8. Joey Moriarty; 9. RC Whitwell; 10. Joseph Gorby; 11. Jason Sivils;
Lucas Oil Speedway
Feature Race Results
July 13, 2019
A-Main (60 Laps – $15,000 to win):
Pos | Driver | Race Earnings
1. Jimmy Owens
2. Earl Pearson Jr
3. Mike Marlar
4. Scott Bloomquist
5. Jonathan Davenport
6. Shanon Buckingham
7. Billy Moyer
8. Jesse Stovall
9. Rick Eckert
10. Hudson O’Neal
11. Tony Jackson Jr
12. Tim McCreadie
13. Kyle Bronson
14. Shannon Babb
15. Josh Richards
16. Tyler Erb
17. Billy Moyer Jr
18. Devin Moran
19. Stormy Scott
20. Mason Oberkramer
21. Gavin Landers
22. Mitch McGrath
23. Jake Neal
24. Logan Martin
25. Payton Looney
26. Terry Phillips
27. Will Vaught
28. Michael Norris
Lap Leaders: Scott Bloomquist (Laps 1 – 10); Jimmy Owens (Laps 11 – 23); Earl Pearson Jr. (Laps 24 – 25); Jimmy Owens (Laps 26 – 60)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Jimmy Owens
Margin of Victory: 4.206 seconds
Cautions: Stormy Scott (Lap 1); Logan Martin (Lap 20)
Series Provisionals: Josh Richards; Devin Moran
Series Emergency Provisionals: Billy Moyer Jr; Michael Norris
Florence Speedway Track Provisionals: Will Vaught; Mitch McGrath
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Shanon Buckingham (Advanced 12 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Mike Marlar
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Jimmy Owens
Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: Tyler Erb
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Durham Racing Engines
Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Jeff Strope (Jimmy Owens)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Scott Bloomquist (Lap #2 – 16.349 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Stormy Scott
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jimmy Owens (48 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Scott Bloomquist
Time of Race: 25 minutes 12 seconds
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points
Pos | Driver | Earnings | Points
1. Jonathan Davenport
4715 | $157,925
2. Tyler Erb
4425 | $113,275
3. Earl Pearson Jr
4375 | $91,225
4. Josh Richards
4320 | $81,300
5. Jimmy Owens
4295 | $99,800
6. Tim McCreadie
4175 | $67,575
7. Devin Moran
4100 | $62,975
8. Hudson O’Neal
4020 | $80,850
9. Kyle Bronson
3635 | $55,800
10. Shanon Buckingham
3530 | $46,350
11. Billy Moyer Jr
3355 | $36,250
12. Stormy Scott
3245 | $30,025
13. Don O’Neal
3045 | $45,150
14. Scott Bloomquist
2400 | $20,550