NAPA Know How 50 race results for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Tonight, it’s the second of back to back nights of dirt late model racing in the state of Illinois. The 3/8-mile dirt oval of Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The 50 lap main event will pay $12,000 to the feature winner.
View full Tri-City Speedway results below.
Heat 1 – Report
Billy Moyer Jr and Gordy Gundaker set row one in the first heat race of the night. Green, Moyer leads on the top in turn one.
Gundaker gives him a fight in turn three as Owens closes on both of them.
Owens claims 2nd with a drive off turn two. The next lap, he picks Moyer Jr for the lead.
Owens drives away to take the win in heat one!
Heat 2 – Report
Shannon Babb and Billy Moyer trail the pace truck ahead of heat two. Green, Babb slides Moyer in turn one.
Babb leads into turn three. Earl Pearson Jr is around behind them and the caution is out. Bronson heads to the pits with a flat left rear.
Green, Babb leads. Bronson pulls onto the track and stops to bring out a caution. Officials put him a lap down and he pulls off the track.
Green, Babb leads. Richards looks to the inside of Moyer Sr in turn three as they fight for the bottom. Richards doors him, Moyer skates up the track and makes contact with the outside wall. Moyer pulls off, no caution.
Lap 6, Richards has run down the leader. Babb runs the top as Richards runs the bottom.
Final lap, Richards pulls to his number on the bottom into turn three. He can’t get the drive off as Babb has the momentum off the top.
Shannon Babb wins heat two!
Heat 3 – Report
Scott Bloomquist and Austin Rettig lead them to the flag in heat three. Green, Bloomquist leads on the bottom and Davenport follows him through. Marlar gets crossed up behind them as he loses several spots.
Lap 5, Davenport has caught the tail of Bloomquist. They run nose to tail around the bottom.
Lap 6, Davenport hits the cushion in turn one. He pulls even. They nearly make contact off turn two but Bloomquist leaves the lane open.
Davenport is clear into turn three. He opens the gap to take the win in heat three!
Heat 4 – Report
Stormy Scott and Michael Norris line up on the front row for the final heat race of the night.
Green, Scott gets the jump.
Norris falls to 3rd before turn one. He crosses under Buckingham off turn two to reclaim 2nd.
Stormy Scott drives off to the win in the final heat race of the night!
Main Event – Report
Jimmy Owens and Jonathan Davenport set the front row for tonight’s main event. Kyle Bronson and Devin Moran each take a provisional and will start at the rear.
Tyler Erb won the feature race last night at this very track. Tonight, he was relegated to the first B Main, which he won. Tyler Erb will be coming from the back.
The field lines up in a four wide salute for the St. Louis area dirt racing fans. 50 laps of super dirt late model action is up next…
Green flag, Owens leads into turn one. The top five work single file around the bottom.
Lap 5, Richards and Bloomquist are the first cars side by side. They race for 6th.
Lap 9, Owens has caught the tail of lap traffic. 15 car lengths behind the leader, Davenport runs high in turn one. Babb throws it in on the bottom. Davenport was going to late apex the exit but Babb filled the space. They nearly made contact as Davenport came down the banking but he turns right and lifts at the last second. Babb takes 2nd.
Lap 11, Shanon Buckingham is slow on the track. The yellow is out as Bronson nearly gets into the back of the slow car.
Green, Owens leads into turn one. Babb hits the cushion and he’s coming. Babb gets to his right rear back in turn one.
Babb noses ahead on the top. Owens is fighting back on the bottom. 5 laps later, they remain side by side. Babb nearly tags the wall off turn four.
Lap 17, Owens gets a run on the bottom. He’s all but clear. Owens tries to shut the door off the corner but Babb is hanging onto his rear rear by just a few inches. Owens leaves just enough room as they rub but Owens is clear.
Lap 20, spin in turn four. The yellow is back out.
Green, Owens leads on the bottom into turn one. Babb is coming around the top. Babb pulls to his right rear and they run even off turn two.
Babb takes the position on the top. Richards is closing on both of them, he also runs the top.
Lap 27, Owens car takes awhile to fire off. Babb had a two car length lead, that’s not gone. Owens heads back to the bottom in turn one, he’s clear.
Lap 32, Babb smacks the cushion in turn one and the engine revs. Something gave way as he’s slow with a mechanical failure. The caution is out.
Green, Owens heads for the cushion for the first time all race. Richards is all over his bumper. Debris on the front stretch and the caution is back out.
Green, Owens to the top and Richards to the bottom. Richards is all over Owens for the lead. He has a look on the bottom off turn two. That doesn’t work, he moves back to the top. Light contact to the bumper of Owens into turn three.
Richards slides major into turn three. He catches the cushion but Owens opens a gap.
Jimmy Owens drives away. He takes the win at Tri-City Speedway!
Tri-City Speedway Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
July 12, 2019
View full 2019 Hoker Trucking Best in the Business 50 results from Pontoon Beach, IL below.
Qualifying – Group A (2 Laps): 1. Billy Moyer Jr (15.294); 2. Shannon Babb (15.413); 3. Gordy Gundaker (15.428); 4. Billy Moyer (15.445); 5. Jimmy Owens (15.454); 6. Josh Richards; 7. Rick Salter; 8. Tyler Erb; 9. Rick Eckert; 10. Kyle Bronson; 11. Tim McCreadie; 12. Earl Pearson Jr; 13. Jesse Stoval; 14. Michael Kloos;
Qualifying – Group B (2 Laps): 1. Scott Bloomquist (15.193); 2. Stormy Scott (15.494); 3. Austin Rettig (15.513); 4. Michael Norris (15.562); 5. Jonathan Davenport (15.581); 6. Shanon Buckingham; 7. Mike Marlar; 8. Chris Simpson; 9. Hudson O’Neal; 10. Tony Jackson Jr; 11. Steve Casebolt; 12. Jeff Herzog; 13. Dewayne Keifer; 14. Mike Hammerle; 15. Devin Moran (No Time);
Heat 1 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Jimmy Owens; 2. Gordy Gundaker; 3. Billy Moyer Jr; 4. Tim McCreadie; 5. Rick Eckert; 6. Jesse Stovall; 7. Rick Salter;
Heat 2 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Shannon Babb; 2. Josh Richards; 3. Michael Kloos; 4. Earl Pearson Jr; 5. Tyler Erb; 6. Billy Moyer; 7. Kyle Bronson;
Heat 3 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Jonathan Davenport; 2. Scott Bloomquist; 3. Hudson O’Neal; 4. Mike Marlar; 5. Austin Rettig; 6. Dewayne Keifer; 7. Steve Casebolt; 8. Devin Moran;
Heat 4 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Stormy Scott; 2. Michael Norris; 3. Shanon Buckingham; 4. Tony Jackson Jr; 5. Chris Simpson; 6. Jeff Herzog; 7. Jeremy Conaway; 8. Mike Hammerle;
B-Main 1 (12 Laps – Top 3 Advance): 1. Tyler Erb; 2. Rick Eckert; 3. Billy Moyer; 4. Kyle Bronson; 5. Jesse Stovall; 6. Daryn Klein;
B-Main 2 (12 Laps – Top 3 Advance): 1. Austin Rettig; 2. Chris Simpson; 3. Jeremy Conaway; 4. Steve Casebolt; 5. Dewayne Keifer; 6. Mike Hammerle; 7. Devin Moran; 8. Jeff Herzog;
Feature Race Results
July 12, 2019
A-Main (50 Laps – $12,000 to win):
Pos | Driver | Race Earnings
1. Jimmy Owens; 2. Earl Pearson Jr; 3. Josh Richards; 4. Stormy Scott; 5. Devin Moran; 6. Tim McCreadie; 7. Michael Norris; 8. Gordy Gundaker; 9. Scott Bloomquist; 10. Hudson O’Neal; 11. Shanon Buckingham; 12. Rick Eckert; 13. Mike Marlar; 14. Kyle Bronson; 15. Tyler Erb; 16. Jonathan Davenport; 17. Billy Moyer Jr; 18. Austin Rettig; 19. Shannon Babb; 20. Jeremy Conaway; 21. Chris Simpson; 22. Billy Moyer; 23. Tony Jackson Jr; 24. Daryn Klein; 25. Michael Kloos;
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points
Pos | Driver | Earnings | Points