Florence Speedway results featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Tonight, the North/South Shootout kicks off the weekend of racing in Union, Kentucky. The half-mile clay oval of Florence Speedway hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
View full 2019 North/South Shootout results below.
$10,000 is on the line tonight’s feature race winner. On Saturday, the weekend will conclude with a $50,000 main event win at the Kentucky dirt track.
Heat 1 – Report
Long delay ahead of heat one for a medical emergency on the infield. A crew member for Austin Rettig was placed in the ambulance and transported to a local hospital.
Chris Madden and Kent Robinson set row one in the first heat race of the weekend. Chris Stapleton is a scratch.
Green, Madden leads on the bottom into turn one. Robinson cuts off the top and has a look on the bottom into turn three. Madden holds the lead.
Chris Madden drives away to take the win in heat one!
Heat 2 – Report
Mike Benedum and Frank Heckenast Jr lead them to the line in heat two. Green, Benedum gets the jump. Rettig gets shoved to the infield but he’s back on track.
Benedum leads into turn one on the bottom. They run three wide for 2nd behind him.
Lap 2, Heckenast pulls to the number of Benedum in turn one. Earl Pearson Jr is nearly stuffed in the wall off turn two.
Heckenast takes the lead.
Heckenast drives away to win heat two!
Heat 3 – Report
Brandon Overton and Scott James trail the pace truck in heat three. Green, false start on James.
Green, Overton leads into turn one. Owens moves to 2nd on the bottom. James has a run off the cushion, he splits the middle as they run three wide for the lead in turn three.
Overton holds the lead but Owens is all over him. Move Owens to the lead as he completes a slider.
Jimmy Owens drives away to win heat three!
Heat 4 – Report
Devin Gilpin and Zack Dohm set the front row in heat four. Pierce starts toward the back after jumping the cushion in qualifying.
Green, Dohm and Gilpin bang fenders into turn one.
Gilpin noses ahead on the bottom. Dohm is on the gas around the top. He pulls even with the high side momentum and he’s clear into turn three.
Bobby Pierce started toward the back. He’s slicing through the field, high and low. A slider in turn one with three to go and he’s up to 3rd.
Zack Dohm drives away to win heat four.
Heat 5 – Report
Billy Green and Michael Norris head for the flag stand in heat five. Green, false start on Green.
Green, they run even into turn one. Green takes the lead off turn two. The caution is out for a spin in turn three.
Green, Green holds the lead by five car lengths into turn one.
Lap 7, Norris is all over the bumper of the leader. He heads for the outside and clear.
Michael Norris takes the win in heat five!
Heat 6 – Report
Tim McCreadie and Donald McIntosh lead them to the start in the final heat race of the night. Green, false start on McCreadie.
Green, Tim McCreadie is clear.
Davenport and McDowell battle for 2nd. McCreadie opens the gap and leads by a straight away.
Tim McCreadie cruises to the win in the final heat race of the night!
Chris Madden and Zack Dohm set the front row for the 50-lap main event. Billy Moyer Jr will not start the main event as two emergency series provisionals were already used, he’d need a third.
Green flag, they run even into turn one. Dohm hits the cushion and he carries the momentum to the lead as they head into turn three.
Owens moves to 2nd. Madden falls to 4th.
Lap 11, Kyle Strickler is slow and the caution is out.
Green, Dohm leads. Robinson moves to 2nd around the outside. Owens is all over his bumper trying to take that spot back.
Several cars tangle in turn two. The red flag is out.
Green, Dohm leads. Robinson and Owens run side by side for 2nd.
Lap 12, Frank Heckenast Jr is slow with a flat tire.
Green, Robinson has a look for the lead on the bottom. Owens is working the top behind them.
Lap 15, Owens nearly pulls to the right rear of the leader off turn two. He slams the cushion, drives off the banking and under Dohm as they head into turn three. Owens slides him, catches the cushion, new leader.
Lap 25, Madden is working on Dohm for 2nd as Owens stretches the lead. Pierce is slow in turn one and the caution is out. He gets a push to the pit area.
Green, Madden retake’s 2nd. But, he’s not done. Madden pulls to the numbers on Owens but he can’t get the drive off the bottom. Owens holds the lead.
Lap 30, Moran is slow and the caution is out.
Green, Owens opens a gap of five car lengths in a hurry. He and Madden are a half straight away from 3rd.
Lap 38, McCreadie catches the cushion in turn three. He cuts under Dohm off turn four and slides him to complete the pass for 3rd in turn one.
Lap 43, Owens leads by five car lengths. He tangles with lap traffic in turn three. Owens is sideways! The caution is out and Owens will go to the tail!
Green, Madden to the bottom and McCreadie to the top. Madden leads by two car lengths off turn two.
He’s on fire! Chris Madden takes another win. He wins the North South Shootout at Florence Speedway!
Florence Speedway Results
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
August 8, 2019
View full 2019 Florence Speedway results from Union, Kentucky below.
Qualifying – Group A (2 Laps): 1. Chris Madden (15.471); 2. Mike Benedum (15.595); 3. Brandon Overton (15.756); 4. Kent Robinson (15.758); 5. Frank Heckenast Jr (15.767); 6. Scott James; 7. Mike Marlar; 8. Jesse Lay; 9. Jimmy Owens; 10. Ricky Weiss; 11. Earl Pearson Jr; 12. Jason Jameson; 13. Kyle Strickler; 14. Steve Casebolt; 15. Tyler Erb; 16. Chad Stapleton; 17. Jason Miller; 18. Josh Richards; 19. Nick Hoffman; 20. Austin Rettig; 21. Kevin Weaver; 22. Robby Hensley; 23. Roger Williams; 24. Trevor Landrum; 25. Austin Burns; 26. Jeff Alsip;
Qualifying – Group B (2 Laps): 1. Devin Gilpin (15.865); 2. Billy Green (15.865); 3. Tim McCreadie (15.901); 4. Zack Dohm (15.916); 5. Michael Norris (15.949); 6. Donald McIntosh; 7. Victor Lee; 8. Shanon Buckingham; 9. Jonathan Davenport; 10. Paul Stubber; 11. Billy Moyer Jr; 12. David Webb; 13. Scott Bloomquist; 14. Hudson O’Neal; 15. Stormy Scott; 16. Devin Moran; 17. Dale McDowell; 18. Johnny Scott; 19. Zak Blackwood; 20. Bobby Pierce; 21. Todd Brennan; 22. Greg Johnson; 23. Josh Rice; 24. Mike Provenzano;
Heat 1 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Chris Madden; 2. Kent Robinson; 3. Kyle Strickler; 4. Mike Marlar; 5. Ricky Weiss; 6. Nick Hoffman; 7. Robby Hensley; 8. Austin Burns;
Heat 2 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Frank Heckenast Jr; 2. Benedum; 3. Lay; 4. Rettig; 5. Miller; 6. Pearson; 7. Alsip; 8. Williams; 9. Casebolt;
Heat 3 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance) : 1. Jimmy Owens; 2. Overton; 3. James; 4. Richards; 5. Landrum; 6. Erb; 7. Jameson; 8. Weaver;
Heat 4 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Zack Dohm; 2. Stormy Scott; 3. Bobby Pierce; 4. Victor Lee; 5. Devin Gilpin; 6. Josh Rice; 7. Joey Moriarty; 8. Paul Stubber; 9. Scott Bloomquist;
Heat 5 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Michael Norris; 2. Green; 3. Moran; 4. Buckingham; 5. Bronson; 6. Scott; 7. Moyer Jr; 8. Brennan; 9. Provenzano;
Heat 6 (10 Laps – Top 4 Advance): 1. Time McCreadie; 2. Davenport; 3. McDowell; 4. Hudson O’Neal; 5. McIntosh; 6. Blackwood; 7. Johnson; 8. Webb;
B-Main 1 (12 Laps – Top 3 Advance): 1. Ricky Weiss; 2. Josh Richards; 3. Tyler Erb; 4. Trevor Landrum; 5. Mike Marlar; 6. Robby Hensley; 7. Jason Miller; 8. Earl Pearson Jr; 9. Jason Jameson; 10. Austin Burns; 11. Steve Casebolt; 12. Kevin Weaver; 13. Roger Williams; 14. Austin Rettig; 15. Nick Hoffman;
B-Main 2 (12 Laps – Top 3 Advance): 1. Victor Lee; 2. Shanon Buckingham; 3. Hudson O’Neal; 4. Devin Gilpin; 5. Josh Rice; 6. Johnny Scott; 7. Billy Moyer Jr; 8. Greg Johnson; 9. David Webb; 10. Paul Stubber; 11. Mike Provenzano; 12. Scott Bloomquist; 13. Donald McIntosh; 14. Kyle Bronson; 15. Joey Moriarty; 16. Todd Brennan;
Feature Race Results
August 8, 2019
A-Main (50 Laps – $10,000 to win):
Pos | Driver | Race Earnings
1. Chris Madden
2. Tim McCreadie
3. Zack Dohm
4. Stormy Scott
5. Kent Robinson
6. Dale McDowell
7. Jonathan Davenport
8. Hudson O’Neal
9. Tyler Erb
10. Michael Norris
11. Josh Richards
12. Shanon Buckingham
13. Earl Pearson Jr
14. Billy Green
15. Kyle Bronson
16. Jimmy Owens
17. Mike Benedum
18. Victor Lee
19. Devin Moran
20. Bobby Pierce
21. Ricky Weiss
22. Frank Heckenast Jr
23. Jesse Lay
24. Jeff Alsip
25. Scott James
26. Kyle Strickler
27. Brandon Overton
Lap Leaders: Zack Dohm (Laps 1 – 15); Jimmy Owens (Laps 16 – 43); Chris Madden (Laps 44 – 50)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Chris Madden
Margin of Victory: 1.224 seconds
Cautions: Kyle Strickler (Lap 10); Jesse Lay, Scott James, Jeff Alsip (Lap 11); Frank Heckenast Jr. (Lap 12); Bobby Pierce (Lap 25); Devin Moran (Lap 29); Jimmy Owens (Lap 43)
Series Provisionals: Tyler Erb, Earl Pearson Jr.
Series Emergency Provisionals: Hudson O’Neal, Kyle Bronson
Florence Speedway Track Provisional: Jeff Alsip
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Hudson O’Neal (Advanced 17 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Stormy Scott
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Zack Dohm
Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: Tyler Erb
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Custom Racing Engines
Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: AJ Allen (Chris Madden)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Jimmy Owens (Lap #2 – 16.5677 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Jimmy Owens
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led: Jimmy Owens (27 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Chris Madden
Time of Race: 36 minutes 19 seconds
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Points
Pos | Driver | Earnings | Points
1. Jonathan Davenport
5835 | $197,925
2. Josh Richards
5285 | $101,025
3. Tyler Erb
5210 | $122,575
4. Tim McCreadie
5205 | $90,050
5. Earl Pearson Jr
5125 | $100,950
6. Jimmy Owens
5090 | $110,775
7. Devin Moran
5020 | $77,775
8. Hudson O’Neal
4865 | $90,200
9. Shanon Buckingham
4405 | $58,950
10. Kyle Bronson
4395 | $64,050
11. Stormy Scott
4170 | $43,375
12. Billy Moyer Jr
4035 | $43,750
13. Don O’Neal
3420 | $45,150
14. Scott Bloomquist
3080 | $31,000