Eckert Dominates Berlin Raceway’s Keyser Manufacturing Down & Dirty Weekend Finale
Pennsylvania Driver Continues Late-Season Surge & Snaps Lanigan's Berlin Streak with Fourth WoO LMS Victory of 2015
MARNE, Mich. - Sept. 19, 2015 - Rick Eckert put an end to Darrell Lanigan's reign over Berlin Raceway with a dominating performance in Saturday's Keyser Manufacturing Down & Dirty Weekend presented by NAPA finale.
Eckert of York, Pa., overtook Lanigan of Union, Ky., on lap 30 of Saturday's 60-lap main event and pulled away over the remaining distance to score his fourth World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season. Eckert's $12,650 triumph snapped Lanigan's streak of three consecutive wins in the national tour's three previous visits to the popular pavement oval that covers its surface with dirt for its annual late-season WoO LMS action.
Starting from inside the second row, Eckert took the second spot from polesitter Dona Marcoullier of Houghton Lake, Mich., early in the race and settled in behind second-starting Lanigan while he waited for his harder-compound tire choice to go to work. Read more: Eckert Dominates at Berlin Raceway
Lanigan Flashes Vintage Form In National Open Triumph Sunday Night At Selinsgrove Speedway
Kentucky Star Finally Scores First World of Outlaws Late Model Series Win Of 2015 With His Own Car
SARVER, Pa. (Sept. 6) — Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., looked like his old dominating self Sunday at Selinsgrove Speedway.
Regaining his winning touch on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, Lanigan passed Morgan Bagley of Tyler, Texas, for the lead on lap 12 and drove away from Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., late in the distance to capture the 40-lap Jeff’s Auto Body National Open.Read more: Lanigan Finds Vintage Form At Selinsgrove
Eckert Keeps Huge $30,000 Firecracker 100 by GottaRace.com Prize In Pennsylvania
Veteran Star Becomes First Home-State Driver To Win Lernerville Speedway’s Marquee Event
SARVER, Pa. (Sept. 5) — Rick Eckert of York, Pa., made some very satisfying — and profitable — history Saturday night, becoming the first home-state driver to capture the Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway.
Earning every cent of his $30,150 pay in a race postponed by rain on June 27, the 49-year-old star outdueled fellow Pennsylvanian Jared Miley of South Park to grab the lead on lap 64 and fought off a late-race challenge from Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., to register his second World of Outlaws Late Model Series triumph since debuting a new P&J Contractors-sponsored Longhorn Race Car three weeks earlier.Read more: Eckert Captures $30,000 Firecracker 100
Clanton Scores 10th World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory Of 2015 In Lernerville Speedway’s Working Man 50
Points Leader Tunes Up For Rescheduled Firecracker With 30th Career Win
SARVER, Pa. (Sept. 4) — Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., returned to his winning ways on Friday night, scoring a convincing victory in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series Working Man 50 at Lernerville Speedway.
Taking advantage of his position starting spot, Clanton jumped into the lead at the initial green flag and never looked back in his Ron Davies-owned Capital Race Car. He brushed off a mid-race threat from the Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., en route to beating the red-hot Rocket Chassis house car driver by 0.932 of a second.Read more: Clanton Takes Lernerville's Working Man 50
Richards Outduels Clanton At Eriez Speedway, Completes Sweep of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Three-Race Weekend
West Virginia Driver Follows Friday and Saturday's Victories at Atomic Speedway with another Dominating Performance at Eriez on Sunday
ERIE, Pa. - Aug. 23, 2015 - Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., wrapped up a perfect weekend on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series with a dominating victory in front of a near-capacity crowd Sunday night at Eriez Speedway.
Richards, who opened the national tour's three-race weekend with victories at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on Friday and Saturday, overtook WoO LMS points leader Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., on lap 31 of Sunday's 50-lap A-Main at Eriez and cruised through the remainder of the caution-free race on his way to his ninth WoO LMS victory of the season and his fifth in the tour's past six races.Read more: Eriez Win Gives Richards Weekend Trifecta
Richards Cruises At Atomic Speedway, Completes Sweep Of Ohio Oval’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Doubleheader
Red-Hot West Virginia Driver Will Aim for Weekend Trifecta in Sunday's WoO LMS Visit to Eriez Speedway
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - Aug. 22, 2015 - Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., put on another stellar performance Saturday night at Atomic Speedway, leading all 50 laps of the night's main event to complete a sweep of the 3/8-mile oval's World of Outlaws Late Model Series doubleheader weekend.
The three-time WoO LMS champion left no doubt as to who was the dominant car at Atomic's two-race event in driving his Valvoline Rocket Chassis house car to a lead of more than eight seconds in Saturday's caution-free race. Richards, 27, earned $10,150 for his eighth WoO LMS victory of the season and his fourth in the national tour's past five events.Read more: Richards Completes Atomic Speedway Sweep
Richards Opens Three-Race World of Outlaws Late Model Series Weekend With First-Career Atomic Speedway Victory
Three-Time Series Champion Scores Seventh WoO LMS Victory of 2015 and His Third Triumph in Past Four Series Events
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - Aug. 21, 2015 - Josh Richards kept his recent World of Outlaws Late Model Series hot streak rolling Friday night with a convincing victory during the first of the national tour's back-to-back nights of racing at Atomic Speedway.
Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., overtook race-long leader Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., on lap 26 of Friday's 40-lap race at the 3/8-mile oval and drove his Valvoline-sponsored Rocket Chassis house car to his third victory in the past four WoO LMS events.
The $8,650 triumph marked Richards' seventh WoO LMS win of the season and the 56th of his career. Even more significantly, the victory was Richards' first at Atomic Speedway. Read more: Richards Claims Atomic Speedway Opener
Eckert Rules Winchester Speedway’s Gunter’s Honey 50, Claims Second World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory of 2015
New Longhorn Chassis Carries Veteran Pennsylvania Driver to 32nd-Career WoO LMS Triumph
By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR
WINCHESTER, Va. - Aug. 15, 2015 - Rick Eckert's first weekend driving a Longhorn Chassis ended in triumphant fashion Saturday night at Winchester Speedway.
In his third night out in his new Longhorn mount, Eckert, 49, of York, Pa., led every lap of Saturday's Gunter's Honey 50 to earn $10,650 for his second World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season.
The 2011 WoO LMS champion grabbed the lead from the outside pole on the start of the 50-lap race and never looked back. His Paul Crowl-owned, P&J Contractors-sponsored No. 7 car crossed the finish line 2.246 seconds ahead of WoO LMS points leader Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., in a race that was slowed by just one caution.Read more: Eckert Wins Winchester's Gunter's Honey 50
Richards Goes Back-To-Back, Scores Sixth World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory Of 2015 At Potomac Speedway
West Virginia Driver in Position to Sweep National Tour's Three-Race Mid-Atlantic Trip during Saturday's Visit to Winchester Speedway
By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR
BUDDS CREEK, Md. - Aug. 14, 2015 - Josh Richards is making the most of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series' visit to the Mid-Atlantic region.
Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., raced to his second victory in as many nights Friday evening at Potomac Speedway, leading all but the opening lap of the Gunter's Honey 50 to earn $10,700 in the second leg of the national tour's three-race Mid-Atlantic weekend.
Starting from the sixth position, Richards, 27, survived contact in an opening-lap scramble before charging ahead of outside polesitter Morgan Bagley of Longview, Texas, to take the lead on lap two. After holding off a mid-race challenge from Rick Eckert of York, Pa., Richards pulled away for much of the second half of the race before again turning Eckert back amid traffic during the final five circuits.
Richards crossed the finish line with an advantage of 0.879 seconds in earning his sixth WoO LMS victory of the season and the 55th of his career.Read more: Potomac Gives Richards Second Straight Win
Richards Capitalizes On Hubbard’s Misfortune, Scores Fulton Bank 50 Victory At Delaware International Speedway
Three-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Scores $10,725 Payday in First Round of National Tour's Mid-Atlantic Tripleheader Weekend
By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR
DELMAR, Del. - Aug. 13, 2015 - Josh Richards took advantage of Austin Hubbard's misfortune to claim his fifth World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season in Thursday's Fulton Bank 50, earning a $10,725 payday at Delaware International Speedway.
Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., pressured Hubbard of Seaford, Del., through the second half of the 50-lap race before taking command when Hubbard's overheating engine expired on lap 45. Richards led the final six laps and crossed the finish line with an advantage of 7.756 seconds in scoring his second-career victory at Delaware's half-mile oval.Read more: Hubbard's Demise Lifts Richards at Delaware