Chase Junghans scored his first victory in over three years in August of last year at Eriez, but Briggs had a solid night as well — a fifth place finish after setting fast time, winning his heat race and starting on the pole, after breaking off a chunk of the rear bumper at the drop of the green heading into turn one. There's no Racing News down here. Like a mummy at night fightin' with bright lightnin'. In 2019, six drivers will be taking their first steps toward adding their names to that exclusive list. This is the team that won the 2017 World 100 at Eldora Speedway. Get your tickets to see Boom and all of the World of Outlaws stars in 2019 by visiting. Briggs has raced with the Outlaws several times throughout his career, gathering five top-fives and 13 top-10s, with his best finish coming in February of 2016 at Screven — a runner-up effort for his 99b machine.
They get paid well, and they earn it. Lanigan, of course, had been away for three years while participating on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for Clint Bowyer Racing. Smith Motorsports is a professional race team that competes primarily in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series with select races competing in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. We expect a very large car count with drivers traveling in from throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Canada. Moyer Victory Pro Power Racing Engines 22- Chris Ferguson Rocket Clements Racing Engines 22- Brian Shirley Rocket Cornett Racing Engines 25- Shane Clanton Capital Clements Racing Engines 31- Tyler Millwood Barry Wright Clements Racing Engines 44- Chris Madden Barry Wright Clements Racing Engines 54- David Breazeale 91- Tyler Erb Rocket Clements Racing Engines 116- Brandon Overton Longhorn by Weaver Cornett Racing Engines 157- Mike Marlar Rocket Cornett Racing Engines. Michael: I agree that Sheppard will win the most races this year. His dad, Rick, got him into the sport, and upon his unfortunate passing just over a year and a half ago, Briggs decided to scale back.
Those two have the experience and the resources behind them to consistently run up front all year long. Smith will be the sole driver of his bright red No. View the full 2019 WoO Late Model schedule below. Lernerville is just 30 miles northeast of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. This marks what appears to be a year of transition for the series as there was a situation last season in which a driver came in for his first full run on a national tour then won the title and dropped back off the series. Next year, Smith will be back and full of ambition, starting at Screven. A native of Bear Lake, Pennsylvania, Briggs brings aboard his Northeastern fanbase and several years of racing experience, backed by cousin and former Series veteran Chub Frank.
Even though he hails from north of the border, his best finish came in Tennessee on June 2, 2007, at Tazewell Speedway — a third-place run for the black-and-orange No. Mars and his associates have been instrumental in the No. Several things, according to Briggs. Office phone is 724-964-9300 and fax is 724-964-0604. February 14, 2019 by Cody Mallory was arrested at Volusia Speedway Park This week, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series is competing at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. Along with losing the reigning champion, long term campaigner Chub Frank dropped away last year and this off-season former champion Rick Eckert announced that he had been unable to secure a ride and will no longer be able to follow the series. The chemistry between everybody seems to be working really well, so no problems there to worry about.
November 3, 2018 by The Dirt Track at Charlotte hosts the final race of the season for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tonight, the 2018 World of Outlaws Late Model Series season comes to a close. Events at Cherokee Speedway May 3 , Lavonia Speedway May 4 , Fayetteville Motor Speedway May 10-11 , Muskingum County Speedway May 17 , Wayne County Speedway May 18 , Cochran Motor Speedway May 31 and Lancaster Motor Speedway June 1 will set the stage for a huge summer of racing. And another driver to watch on this series in 2019 would be North-South 100 winner Ricky Weiss. Definitely a really dirty racetrack, but I felt like it made for a pretty good race, especially in the feature when the track slowed down a little bit. This is thought to be the first time that a major Crate Late Model event will be held in conjunction with a national crown jewel Super Late Model event. Darrell Lanigan will return to this familiar ride in 2019 Richard: That leads right into my next point regarding transition. Today, Morton is the leader in the post-frame construction industry, and continues to innovate and improve building components and techniques.
Here, site operators Michael Moats and Richard Allen take turns offering their thoughts on the dirt racing topics of the day from east Tennessee and beyond. It's probably too late to turn back now anyway. Another interesting name that has indicated he will race with WoO in 2019 is that of Dennis Erb, Jr. Respond to this post on Twitter by following and or by liking the Facebook page. Follow the World of Outlaws Late Model Series on and on. I feel as if the series will remain in good shape.
And who better to make some noise in the Buckeye State than one of the most experienced veterans on the circuit, three-time champion Darrell Lanigan. The biggest thing, for me as a driver, is just getting experience at them all. At that point we will see who is staying on tour and who will opt to race regionally. I just want one fair shot at it. As we saw this past season, the battle for the championship will be intense and we expect it to go down to the wire once again in Charlotte. Three-time Series champion Darrell Lanigan also has fond memories of racing on the big half mile.
The Month of Mayhem continues on Friday, May 30 when the Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaw Sprints will take on the tough Attica regulars during the 40-lap Kistler Engines Classic. At the same time, drivers such as Brandon Sheppard, Shane Clanton, Chris Madden and other veterans will return for action. I just want one fair shot at going out on the road and being competitive. Also known as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models. Funding and help out on the road also became an issue. There will also be some new blood on the tour, as well.
I like the speed and the finesse that it brings out of the driver — it just seems to fit my driving style. As far as how the 2019 campaign will play out, it may be an oversimplification, but I see Sheppard and Madden being the two drivers to beat as the long season grinds away. Additional details on the formatting of the event will be released in the future. Last year, Lanigan drove to a second-place showing in his only visit to Muskingum County. It will be interesting to watch who goes where once Georgia-Florida SpeedWeeks is over.
Shannon Babb and Mike Marlar in the Dirt Million 6535 Several of the multi-day destination events were announced last month click here to see them , now the full picture of the 2019 season has come into focus. How do you see things playing out? The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina is set to host the final night of the World of Outlaws World Finals. Dillard raced just twice with the Outlaws in 2018, a 13 th and an 11 th in back-to-back nights at the Whynot Motorsports Park. Of course, I could potentially see Erb Jr. Moves like this make fans wonder about the stability of the series. And from a career perspective, it means having a true stake in all of your hard work.