Diamond Nationals results for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Tonight, it’s the final night of the 13th annual Diamond Nationals. The 3/8-mile oval of Lucas Oil Speedway hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
View full 2019 Lucas Oil Speedway results below.
Heat 1 – Report
Jonathan Davenport and Rick Eckert trail the pace truck ahead of heat one on the night. Green, Davenport gets the jump and he’s clear before turn one.
Eckert holds 2nd off turn two. Davenport opens the gap.
Davenport drives away and cruises to the win in heat one!
Heat 2 – Report
Scott Bloomquist and Tyler Erb lead them to the flag stand in heat two. Tyler Erb launches by himself, no green, complete restart.
Green, Bloomquist gets the jump. He leads them off turn two.
Lap 2, car around in turn three. Norris, Landers and Moyer Jr are collected. The caution is out. Moyer and Norris pull to the pits but Landers will need the hook.
Green, Bloomquist leads. Owens and Erb run side by side for 2nd. Erb wins that battle on the bottom. Richards nearly spins behind them.
Lap 5, Owens is making another run on the top. He’s clear around Erb, he drops to the bottom and confirms 2nd. Owens car has taken a few laps to fire at multiple tracks in recent weeks.
Owens is running down Bloomquist but he’s out of time. Scott Bloomquist takes the win in heat two!
Heat 3 – Report
Kyle Bronson and Tim McCreadie set row one in heat three. Green, Bronson to the bottom, McCreadie to the top. McCreadie wins the battle off turn two.
Lap 8, Marlar is all over Bromson for 2nd. He can’t find a way by as they both run the bottom.
Tim McCreadie drives off to win heat three!
Heat 4 – Report
Will Vaught and Billy Moyer lead them to the starting line in the final heat race of the night. Green, Moyer slides from the bottom to the top and clear in the middle of turn one.
That’s left the bottom lane open for Shannon Babb. He drives under both of them. Babb is nearly clear on the bottom but Moyer hangs onto his right rear off turn two. Babb completes the pass with the run down the back stretch.
Lap 2, Moyer makes an attempt to reclaim the lead back in turn one. He’s not close enough. Babb opens the gap.
Shannon Babb drives off to win the final heat race of the night!
Main Event – Report
Jonathan Davenport and Tim McCreadie set the front row for the main event. $15,000 is on the line for tonight’s feature winner.
Heavy track prep has taken place ahead of the feature race. Hot laps began at 5:30. All that racing under the sun dried the track out. It’s been sheep’s footed and watered. It’s now a brand new track and we’re ready to go at 9:00pm.
The field lines up in a four wide salute for the dirt late model fans. Fireworks are off and we’re going green for the 60 lap main event…
Green flag, McCreadie and Davenport run even into turn one. McCreadie noses ahead on the top but Davenport is hanging onto his left rear.
Lap 3, McCreadie works clear. McCreadie drops to the bottom in turn three and remains on the top in turn one.
Lap 10, Davenport has closed the gap. He looks high in turn three and pulls even at the center of the corner. Davenport is clear off turn four.
Lap 15, Hudson O’Neal is around in turn four. The caution is out. Moran heads to the pits.
Green, Davenport leads McCreadie. Bloomquist and Babb lock onto the bumper of McCreadie as Davenport opens a gap.
Lap 25, Bloomquist and McCreadie run side by side for 2nd. Just behind them, Owens and Babb run side by side for 4th.
Lap 29, Jackson is slow and the caution is back out. Bronson heads to the pit area.
Green, Davenport leads McCreadie. Owens moves to 3rd on the bottom, around Bloomquist.
Owens moves to the top, he diamonds the corner and cuts to the bottom. Bloomquist lifts to avoid contact and Marlar takes over 4th as a result.
Lap 41, Owens has caught to bumper of McCreadie. He has a run into turn three. Owens jumps the cushion and the car comes around! The caution is out and Owens will go to the tail. He probably has the fastest car in the field right now.
Green, Davenport leads. Marlar is on the bumper of McCreadie for 2nd, they run the same line.
Lap 44, car around in turn two and the caution is out.
Green, Marlar gets under McCreadie in turn one. He noses ahead of turn two. McCreadie is hanging on his right rear off turn four. Marlar clears himself and they make left front to right rear wheel contact. Marlar nearly turned himself into the outside wall. McCreadie lifted and he saved it.
Lap 51, Marlar is on the bumper of the race leader. They both head to the bottom in turn three. Marlar gets into the back of him as he slides to the too.
Davenport loses corner exit speed off turn four. Marlar works to his outside in turn one. Marlar noses ahead.
The caution is out as Erb is around back in turn three. Davenport will get the lead back.
Green, Davenport leads. He opens a gap of two car lengths.
Lap 57, Marlar is back on his bumper. He looks to the inside off turn four but can’t complete the pass.
Marlar is still on his bumper but he’s out of chances.
Jonathan Davenport wins at Lucas Oil Speedway!
Lucas Oil Speedway Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
July 14, 2019
View full 2019 Diamond Nationals results from Wheatland, Missouri below.
Qualifying – Group A (2 Laps): 1. Jonathan Davenport (16.056); 2. Scott Bloomquist (16.189); 3. Rick Eckert (16.358); 4. Tyler Erb (16.376); 5. Mason Oberkramer (16.438); 6. Jon Binning; 7. Shanon Buckingham; 8. Austin Siebert; 9. Payton Looney; 10. Jimmy Owens; 11. Tony Jackson Jr; 12. Gavin Landers; 13. Hudson O’Neal; 14. Josh Richards; 15. Cody Laney; 16. Billy Moyer Jr; 17. Earl Pearson Jr; 18. Jake Neal; 19. Jason Sivils; 20. Michael Norris;
Qualifying – Group B (2 Laps): 1. Kyle Bronson (16.690); 2. Will Vaught (16.722); 3. Tim McCreadie (16.799); 4. Billy Moyer (16.837); 5. Raymond Merrill (16.864); 6. Shannon Babb; 7. Kaeden Cornell; 8. RC Whitwell; 9. Joey Moriarty; 10. Al Humphrey; 11. Mike Marlar; 12. Austin Rettig; 13. Stormy Scott; 14. Joseph Gorby; 15. Logan Martin; 16. Mitch McGrath; 17. Terry Phillips; 18. Devin Moran; 19. Reid Millard;
Heat 1 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Jonathan Davenport; 2. Rick Eckert; 3. Shanon Buckingham; 4. Tony Jackson Jr; 5. Hudson O’Neal; 6. Payton Looney; 7. Earl Pearson Jr; 8. Cody Laney; 9. Mason Oberkramer; 10. Jason Sivils;
Heat 2 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Scott Bloomquist; 2. Jimmy Owens; 3. Tyler Erb; 4. Austin Siebert; 5. Josh Richards; 6. Billy Moyer Jr; 7. Jon Binning; 8. Jake Neal; 9. Gavin Landers; 10. Michael Norris;
Heat 3 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Tim McCreadie; 2. Kyle Bronson; 3. Mike Marlar; 4. Kaeden Cornell; 5. Stormy Scott; 6. Raymond Merrill; 7. Terry Phillips; 8. Logan Martin; 9. Joey Moriarty; 10. Reid Millard;
Heat 4 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Shannon Babb; 2. Billy Moyer; 3. Will Vaught; 4. RC Whitwell; 5. Austin Rettig; 6. Devin Moran; 7. Mitch McGrath; 8. Al Humphrey; 9. Joseph Gorby;
B-Main 1 (12 Laps – Top 3 Advance): 1. Josh Richards; 2. Earl Pearson Jr; 3. Payton Looney; 4. Billy Moyer Jr; 5. Cody Laney; 6. Hudson O’Neal; 7. Mason Oberkramer; 8. Jon Binning; 9. Jason Sivils; 10. Michael Norris;
B-Main 2 (12 Laps – Top 3 Advance): 1. Austin Rettig; 2. Devin Moran; 3. Terry Phillips; 4. Stormy Scott; 5. Logan Martin; 6. Raymond Merrill; 7. Joey Moriarty; 8. Al Humphrey; 9. Mitch McGrath; 10. Joseph Gorby; 11. Reid Millard;
Lucas Oil Speedway
Feature Race Results
July 14, 2019
A-Main (60 Laps – $15,000 to win):
Pos | Driver | Race Earnings
1. Jonathan Davenport
2. Mike Marlar
3. Shanon Buckingham
4. Tim McCreadie
5. Billy Moyer
6. Josh Richards
7. Scott Bloomquist
8. Stormy Scott
9. Will Vaught
10. Devin Moran
11. Shannon Babb
12. Earl Pearson Jr
13. Rick Eckert
14. Hudson O’Neal
15. Kaeden Cornell
16. RC Whitwell
17. Jimmy Owens
18. Billy Moyer Jr
19. Austin Siebert
20. Logan Martin
21. Tyler Erb
22. Mitch McGrath
23. Payton Looney
24. Tony Jackson Jr
25. Kyle Bronson
26. Terry Phillips
27. Michael Norris
28. Austin Rettig
Lap Leaders: Tim McCreadie (Laps 1 – 10); Jonathan Davenport (Laps 11 – 60)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Jonathan Davenport
Margin of Victory: 0.332 seconds
Cautions: Hudson O’Neal (Lap15); Tony Jackson Jr. (Lap 29); Jimmy Owens (Lap 41); Austin Siebert (Lap 44); Tyler Erb (Lap 52)
LOLMDS Series Provisionals: Hudson O’Neal, Billy Moyer Jr.
LOLMDS Emergency Provisionals: Stormy Scott, Michael Norris
MLRA Provisionals: Mitch McGrath, Logan Martin
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Stormy Scott (Advanced 17 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Shanon Buckingham
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Billy Moyer
Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: Devin Moran
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: Tim McCreadie (Lap #1 – 16.073 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Jimmy Owens
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jonathan Davenport (50 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Jonathan Davenport
Time of Race: 32 minutes 29 seconds
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points
Pos | Driver | Earnings | Points
1. Jonathan Davenport
4975 | $174,025
2. Tyler Erb
4550 | $114,975
3. Earl Pearson Jr
4545 | $93,425
4. Josh Richards
4520 | $84,000
5. Jimmy Owens
4440 | $101,700
6. Tim McCreadie
4385 | $71,175
7. Devin Moran
4280 | $65,275
8. Hudson O’Neal
4180 | $82,850
9. Kyle Bronson
3770 | $57,500
10. Shanon Buckingham
3750 | $50,550
11. Billy Moyer Jr
3495 | $37,950
12. Stormy Scott
3435 | $31,325
13. Don O’Neal
3120 | $45,150
14. Scott Bloomquist
2595 | $22,250