The $50,000 dirt late model finale in the North South 100 at Florence Speedway
Tonight, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are set to invade Florence Speedway. It’s night four and the final night at the dirt track in Florence, Kentucky.
View the 2020 North South 100 results below.
Chris Ferguson and Jimmy Owens will set the front row for the feature event. They pull out onto the race track.
The field lines up in a four wide salute. The grandstands all full of dirt late model fans and they stand in anticipation of the start.
100 laps of dirt late model racing are up next…
North South 100
Feature – Report
There’s no track prep ahead of tonight’s main event.
Green flag, Ferguson and Owens run even into turn one. Richards looks under both of them to make it three wide for the lead in turn two. Owens wins the battle with outside momentum into turn three.
Lap 5, Overton to 2nd. Owens leads by 4 car lengths.
Lap 7, Mike Marlar is slow with a flat and the caution is out.
Green, Owens leads. Ferguson pushes up the banking in turn one and Overton holds 2nd.
Lap 10, the top 5 run nose to tail around the bottom.
Lap 13, Stormy Scott is backwards in turn one and the caution is out.
Green, Owens leads. Ferguson drives it deep on the outside in turn one but Overton holds 2nd on the bottom.
Lap 17, most of the field is glued to the bottom. They’re running over the inside berm in search of moisture in turn two. A handful are running the top.
Lap 28, Owens works heavy lap traffic. He moves to the middle to find a way by. Overton fills the inside lane and pulls even but hits the same lap car road block. Owens holds the lead.
Lap 31, the caution is out.
Green, Owens leads. Ferguson drives it deep through the middle in turn one. He clears Overton and crosses down the banking to take the inside lane away off turn two. Ferguson to 2nd.
Lap 37, Pierce is slow and the caution is out.
Green, Owens leads. Overton and Ferguson battle side by side into turn three, Overton retakes the spot.
Lap 41, Ricky Thornton Jr has found speed on the cushion. He takes Ferguson three wide and picks off two at once, Thornton Jr to 3rd.
Lap 47, Pierce picks up right rear damage. The caution is out.
Green, Owens leads. Overton and Ricky Thornton Jr run side by side for 2nd. Overton wins that battle on the inside lane.
Lap 51, caution.
Green, Owens leads. Thornton Jr takes 2nd as he bounces the right rear on the cushion, inches from the wall.
Lap 55, Thornton Jr is closing on Owens.
Lap 56, Thornton Jr is there! Owens runs the middle but Thornton Jr is all over him.
Lap 57, caution for debris just as he was looking at the lead. It dropped off the right rear of the Thornton Jr machine. It looks like sheet metal.
Green, Owens leads. Thornton Jr works to his outside and pulls even in turn three but Owens wins the race off the bottom in turn four.
Lap 65, Thornton Jr slides Owens for the lead in turn three. Owens crosses under him to retake the spot. Overton moves back to 2nd as Thornton Jr is looking to get his momentum back.
Lap 73, the caution is back out.
Green, Owens leads. McCreadie to 2nd on the outside. McCreadie drives it deep on the outside in turn three and he pulls even with Owens. Owens gets the drive off the bottom. They rub doors off turn four but Owens holds the lead back into turn one.
Lap 74, caution.
Green, Owens leads McCreadie.
Lap 76, caution.
Green, Owens leads McCreadie.
Pierce is bouncing off the cushion behind them and coming to the front. He made several pit stops early in this race and was recently at the tail. Now, Pierce just made a badass pass on Marlar to take 7th. He cut off the cushion and rolled under Marlar as they rubbed doors and the wall.
Lap 78, caution for a car stopped in turn four.
Green, Owens leads.
Another caution, debris.
Green, Owens leads McCreadie. Josh Rice is beating off his rear spoiler as he runs the wall and climbs through the field.
Lap 81, Pierce is slow and the caution is back out.
Green, Owens leads McCreadie.
Lap 82, caution.
Green, Owens leads but McCreadie is all over him.
Lap 83, Buckingham is spun into turn one. He clips the tire barrier, comes to a stop and the caution is out yet again.
Green, Buckingham spins on his own, caution.
Green, McCreadie works the outside of Owens but he can’t complete the pass.
15 laps to go
Lap 85, McCreadie has a run into turn three. He drives it deep to the bottom and clears him with a slider.
Owens crosses under him off turn four. They run even into turn one. McCreadie holds the lead off turn two with the outside momentum.
10 to go, McCreadie is driving away.
From the B Main to victory lane, Tim McCreadie wins at Florence Speedway!
North South 100
August 15, 2020
Lucas Oil Late Models
View full 2020 Lucas Oil results from the Kentucky dirt track below.
Hot Laps – Group 1 : 1. Tyler Erb (16.899); 2. Jason Miller (17.003); 3. Kent Robinson (17.173); 4. Joey Moriarty; 5. Tyler Carpenter; 6. Colton Horner; 7. Shannon Thornsberry; 8. Tristan Chamberlain; 9. Kirk Phillips;
Hot Laps – Group 2 : 1. Earl Pearson Jr (16.613); 2. Hudson O’Neal (16.849); 3. Scott James (16.870); 4. Bobby Pierce; 5. Josh Richards; 6. Daulton Wilson; 7. Ross Bailes; 8. Todd Brennan; 9. Billy Green; 10. Curt Addison;
Hot Laps – Group 3 : 1. Brandon Overton (16.549); 2. Zach Dohm (16.830); 3. Billy Moyer Jr (17.012); 4. Robby Hensley; 5. Jason Jameson; 6. Skyller Lewis; 7. Mike Marlar; 8. Connor Meade; 9. Kyle Strickler;
Hot Laps – Group 4 : 1. Scott Bloomquist (16.626); 2. Ricky Weiss (16.931); 3. Drew Armstrong (17.071); 4. Josh Rice; 5. Dale McDowell; 6. Ricky Thornton Jr; 7. Devin Moran; 8. Jesse Lay; 9. Tim Vance;
B-Main 1 (15 Laps – Top 3 Advance) : 1. Josh Rice; 2. Mike Marlar; 3. Tyler Carpenter; 4. Devin Moran; 5. Jonathan Davenport; 6. Zach Dohm; 7. Robby Hensley; 8. Trevor Landrum; 9. Joey Moriarty; 10. Todd Brennan; 11. Jason Miller; 12. Tristan Chamberlain; 13. Colton Horner; 14. Kirk Phillips; 15. Tanner English; 16. Skyller Lewis; 17. Scott Bloomquist; 18. Devin Gilpin (DNS); 19. David Webb (DNS);
B-Main 2 (15 Laps – Top 3 Advance) : 1. Jason Jameson; 2. Tim McCreadie; 3. Bobby Pierce; 4. Ricky Weiss; 5. Scott James; 6. Kyle Strickler; 7. Stormy Scott; 8. Billy Green; 9. Mason Zeigler; 10. Daulton Wilson; 11. Connor Meade; 12. Shannon Thornsberry; 13. Tim Vance; 14. Jesse Lay; 15. Curt Addison; 16. Chad Stapleton; 17. Drew Armstrong; 18. Kyle Hardy;
Non qualifiers race
Non-Qualifiers Race (30 Laps) : 1. 7W-Ricky Weiss; 2. 17D-Zack Dohm; 3. 83-Scott James; 4. 25Z-Mason Zeigler; 5. 8-Kyle Strickler; 6. 18L-Trevor Landrum; 7. 21H-Robby Hensley; 8. 49G-Billy Green; 9. 18D-Daulton Wilson; 10. 17T-Tim Vance; 11. 17ST-Shannon Thornsberry; 12. 20C-Tristan Chamberlain; 13. 33J-Jesse Lay; 14. 1M-Connor Meade; 15. 94M-Jason Miller; 16. 20B-Todd Brennan; 17. 8A-Curt Addison; 18. (DNS) 56C-Colton Horner; 19. (DNS) 51M-Joey Moriarty; 20. (DNS) 21P-Kirk Phillips
Feature Race Results
August 15, 2020
A-Main (100 Laps – $50,000 to win):
Pos | Driver | Race Earnings
1. Tim McCreadie
2. Brandon Overton
3. Jimmy Owens
4. Chris Ferguson
5. Dale McDowell
6. Josh Richards
7. Hudson O’Neal
8. Earl Pearson Jr
9. Shane Clanton
10. Billy Moyer Jr
11. Jonathan Davenport
12. Devin Moran
13. Tanner English
14. Josh Rice
15. Tyler Erb
16. Kyle Bronson
17. Ross Bailes
18. Tyler Bruening
19. Ricky Thornton Jr
20. Shanon Buckingham
21. Bobby Pierce
22. Mike Marlar
23. Jason Jameson
24. Kent Robinson
25. Stormy Scott
26. Tyler Carpenter
Lap Leaders: Jimmy Owens (Laps 1 – 27); Brandon Overton (Laps 28 – 29); Jimmy Owens (Laps 30 – 87); Tim McCreadie (Laps 88 – 100)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Tim McCreadie
Margin of Victory: 1.928 seconds
Cautions: Mike Marlar (Lap 7); Stormy Scott (Lap 13); Debris (Lap 31); Bobby Pierce (Lap 37); Hudson O’Neal (Lap 47); Debris (Lap 51); Debris (Lap 57); Debris (Lap 73); Debris (Lap 74); Debris (Lap 76); Jason Jameson (Lap 78); Debris (Lap 79); Bobby Pierce (Lap 81); Debris (Lap 82); Billy Moyer Jr. (Lap 83); Shanon Buckingham (Lap 83)
Series Provisionals: Jonathan Davenport, Devin Moran
Fast Time Provisional: n/a
Series Emergency Provisionals: Tanner English, Stormy Scott
Track Provisionals: n/a
Big River Steel Podium Top 3: Tim McCreadie, Brandon Overton, Jimmy Owens
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Tim McCreadie (Advanced 19 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jimmy Owens
Allstar Performance Most Laps Led: Jimmy Owens (85 Laps)
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Brandon Overton
Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: Tanner English
ARP Engine Builder of the Race: Cornett Racing Engines
Miller Welders Chassis Builder of the Race: Longhorn Chassis
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Philip Snellen (Tim McCreadie)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Brandon Overton (Lap #4 – 18.2083 seconds)
STEEL-IT Tough Break of the Race: Josh Rice
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Chris Ferguson
Time of Race: 78 minutes 46 seconds
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Pos | Driver | Points | Earnings
1. Jimmy Owens
5950 | $167,900
2. Jonathan Davenport
5440 | $104,900
3. Tim McCreadie
5395 | $139,050
4. Josh Richards
5355 | $91,375
5. Tyler Erb
5340 | $97,234
6. Shane Clanton
5085 | $77,650
7. Kyle Bronson
5050 | $72,175
8. Devin Moran
5040 | $70,782
9. Billy Moyer Jr
4805 | $59,900
10. Tanner English
4660 | $44,475
11. Shanon Buckingham
4515 | $51,050
12. Earl Pearson Jr
4510 | $55,500
13. Tyler Bruening
4185 | $29,350
14. Hudson O’Neal
3865 | $36,175
15. Stormy Scott
3795 | $23,850