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JIMMY OWENS ON PODIUM IN SILVER DOLLAR NATIONALS!
(July 20, 2014)
Jimmy Owens Racing strolled into I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on July 18-19 for the 4th Annual 'Silver Dollar Nationals.' The unique program, which was sanctioned once again by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, kicked off on Friday night with a double set of heat races. Jimmy Owens finished fourth in his first heat race, while he stormed from seventh to win his second prelim. By virtue of earning the eighth most points on Friday, Jimmy earned the outside of the fourth row starting spot for Saturday's $30,000 to win headliner. During the course of the 80-lap mega-event, the Newport, Tennessee star worked his way past five competitors en route to a strong third place effort behind only victor Scott Bloomquist and runner-up Brian Birkhofer. Full results from the 'Silver Dollar Nationals' can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

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OWENS NOTCHES SEVENTH LOLMDS WIN AT LAKESIDE!!!
(July 15, 2014)
Red-hot Jimmy Owens laid claim to his seventh Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series triumph of 2014 tonight in a mid-week special at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas! Jimmy qualified second quickest in Group A during the time trial session and later scored the victory in his heat race over Jesse Stovall, Jason Feger, and Jason Hughes. After starting the 50-lap 'Clash of the Titans' headliner from the inside of the second row, Jimmy blasted past early race leader Scott Bloomquist on lap 19 and dominated the remainder of the caution-free race. The Newport, Tennessee superstar had an eight second lead at the checkers to secure the $10,000 payday over Terry Phillips, Scott Bloomquist, Brandon Overton, and Don O'Neal! Full results from tonight at Lakeside can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Todd Boyd Photo)

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JIMMY OWENS GRABS LOLMDS POINT LEAD WITH WHEATLAND WIN!
(July 13, 2014)
Three-time and defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion Jimmy Owens found himself back in a familiar position on Saturday night, July 12 - in victory lane at the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri! Jimmy knocked down the sixth quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying session and later scored the win in heat race action. After starting third in the annual running of the 'CMH Diamond Nationals,' Jimmy led laps 3-14 before grabbing the point for good on the nineteenth circuit. The Newport, Tennessee superstar then held off all challenges for the remaining distance in the 50-lapper to bag the $10,000 payday over Scott Bloomquist, Earl Pearson, Jr., Jesse Stovall, and Don O'Neal. The win last night at Wheatland also put Jimmy back on top of the LOLMDS point standings!

Earlier in the weekend, the #20 team found themselves in the pit area at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday evening, as the annual 'Battle at the Beach' also boasted a $10,000 top prize for the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Jimmy posted the seventh fastest time in Group A during qualifying prior to finishing second in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the third row in the 50-lap headliner, the popular driver known as the "Newport Nightmare" drove up to third to finish behind only victor Don O'Neal and runner-up Scott Bloomquist. Both weekend shows were taped by the television cameras of the Lucas Oil Production Studios for broadcast later in the year. Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Rick Schwallie Photo)

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OWENS ON A ROLL DURING FOUR-RACE WEEK ON LUCAS OIL TOUR!!!
(July 5, 2014)
The quadruple-header weekend with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series wrapped up tonight with a visit to 201 Speedway in Sitka, Kentucky. Jimmy Owens struggled a bit in qualifying by posting the eleventh fastest lap in Group A and he later finished fifth in his stacked heat race. Following a triumph in his B-Main, Jimmy rolled off from the inside of the ninth row in the 50-lap feature event. In front of a huge crowd in the Bluegrass State tonight, Jimmy roared to the front and grabbed the lead from Eddie Carrier, Jr. on lap 46. The Newport, Tennessee superstar, who currently finds himself a close second in the latest LOLMDS point standings, then led the remainder of the distance to pocket the $10,000 payday ahead of Don O'Neal, Eddie Carrier, Jr., John Blankenship, and Jackie Boggs! (Rick Schwallie Photo)

(July 4, 2014) The #20 team celebrated Independence Day tonight with another Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle in the Buckeye State, as the action shifted south to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. Jimmy Owens laid down the third fastest lap in Group B during qualifying prior to finishing second in heat race action behind only prelim winner Scott Bloomquist. After starting the $10,000 to win headliner from the outside of the third row, Jimmy blasted past four competitors during the 50-lap affair to notch a runner-up performance behind only victor Scott Bloomquist.

(July 3, 2014) Next up for the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was a visit tonight to Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio for the annual running of the 'Crenos 50.' Jimmy Owens clicked off the fastest lap in Group B during time trials and later scored the win in his loaded heat race. After starting the 50-lapper from the outside of the front row, Jimmy worked his way past leader Don O'Neal on the eighteenth circuit to grab the point. The Newport, Tennessee superstar then led the remainder of the distance to secure the $10,000 triumph over Rick Eckert, Don O'Neal, Eddie Carrier, Jr., and Earl Pearson, Jr.! (Rick Schwallie Photo)

(July 2, 2014) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule fired back up tonight and the #20 team was in the pit area at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania for the first of four $10,000 to win programs this week. Jimmy Owens knocked down the third fastest lap in Group B during qualifying prior to finishing second in heat race action. After starting the 50-lap feature from the outside of the third row, Jimmy moved all the way up to second to finish a very close runner-up behind only victor Earl Pearson, Jr.

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8TH ANNUAL FIRECRACKER 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(June 28, 2014) Jimmy Owens Racing wrapped up the 8th Annual 'Firecracker 100' weekend tonight at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania. Jimmy Owens recorded an impressive heat race victory over Alex Ferree and Clint Smith and later drew the seventh starting spot prior to the $30,000 to win mega-event. The Newport, Tennessee star unfortunately suffered terminal driveline woes on lap 37 of the 'Firecracker 100,' which was ultimately shortened by ten circuits because rain showers. Due to the mechanical troubles, Jimmy was relegated to a disappointing twenty-first place effort in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series extravaganza.

(June 27, 2014) Jimmy Owens, of Newport, Tennessee, stood tall in Lernerville Speedway victory lane tonight for the first time, as he bagged $6,000 for winning night two of the ‘Firecracker 100!' Earlier in the night at the historic Sarver, Pennsylvania facility, Jimmy timed in fourth quickest in Group A during World of Outlaws Late Model Series qualifying and later took the win in his heat race. After starting the 30-lap main event from the pole position, Jimmy worked lapped traffic to perfection and held off a late race charge by Scott Bloomquist to grab his eighth career WOOLMS payday! The popular driver known as the "Newport Nightmare" led all thirty circuits and crossed the finish line ahead of Bloomquist, Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Mars, and Chub Frank! (Jason Shank Photo)

(June 26, 2014) The “Newport Nightmare” Jimmy Owens, of Newport, Tennessee, made a rare trip to the storied Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania tonight for round one of the 8th Annual 'Firecracker 100' weekend. Jimmy qualified fourth fastest in Group A during the time trial session and later scored the win in his stacked heat race. Jimmy then rolled off from the outside of the third row in the $6,000 to win main event and went on to claim a stellar podium finish of third in the 30-lapper behind only race winner Darrell Lanigan and runner-up Scott Bloomquist.

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JIMMY OWENS FOLLOWS LOLMDS TO CHEROKEE & SMOKY MOUNTAIN
(June 22, 2014)
Jimmy Owens and his #20 team rolled into Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina and Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on June 20-21 for a pair of $10,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battles. On Friday night in the annual running of the 'Grassy Smith Memorial' at Cherokee, Jimmy qualified fifteenth fastest in time trials prior to finishing third in his loaded heat race. After starting the 50-lap main event from the inside of the fifth row, Jimmy was able to work his way past four competitors during the 'Grassy Smith Memorial' en route to a solid fifth place performance behind only winner Don O'Neal, Brandon Overton, Jonathan Davenport, and Casey Roberts.

The action quickly shifted to Smoky Mountain Speedway on Saturday evening for the inaugural visit by the LOLMDS tour to the Volunteer State speedplant. Jimmy timed in fourteenth quickest during the qualifying session and later grabbed the fifth transfer spot through his heat race. The Newport, Tennessee star then rolled off from the outside of the seventh row in the 50-lapper, but was involved in a lap 34 wreck, which heavily damaged his Club 29 car and relegated him to a disappointing fourteenth place effort. Jimmy still sits second in the latest version of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point standings following the doubleheader weekend. Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

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OWENS LEADS CHUNK OF CLASH AT THE MAG; FINISHES SECOND!
(June 15, 2014)
Jimmy Owens Racing was back on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail on June 13-14 in the annual 'Clash at the Mag' at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi. On Friday night, Jimmy Owens timed in fifth fastest in Group A during qualifying and later finished third in his heat race behind only prelim winner Eddie Carrier, Jr. and runner-up Chase Washington.

After starting the $20,000 to win 'Clash at the Mag' from the inside of the fifth row on Saturday, Jimmy blasted to the front of the stellar field and led the 100-lapper on two different occasions (laps 40-72 and 86-89). At the end of the mega-event, which was taped by the television cameras of the Lucas Oil Production Studios, the Newport, Tennessee ace found himself in the second position to finish an impressive runner-up behind only race winner Don O'Neal. Jimmy is still a close second in the LOLMDS point standings as well, as he trails only O'Neal. Full results from Magnolia Motor Speedway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

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20TH ANNUAL DIRT LATE MODEL DREAM NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(June 7, 2014) The 20th edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' concluded tonight at the "Big E" and Jimmy Owens was gunning for his second race title and the hefty $100,000 winner's check. Jimmy ran fifth in his loaded heat race, but later grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his B-Main into the 100-lap crown jewel extravaganza. After rolling off from the inside of the thirteenth row in the 'Dirt Late Model Dream,' Jimmy was on the move early and often throughout the race before eventually notching a strong fourth place effort. The Newport, Tennessee superstar crossed underneath the checkers following the extra-distance affair trailing only winner Dale McDowell, John Blankenship, and Scott Bloomquist!

(June 6, 2014) Night two of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' took place tonight at Eldora Speedway and a similar Twin 25 program was held at the 1/2-mile speedplant, but each winner walked away with a $5,000 top prize tonight. Jimmy Owens registered the thirty-second quickest lap during qualifying and later grabbed the third transfer spot through his heat race behind only prelim winner Jason Feger and runner-up Jonathan Davenport. Unfortunately, Jimmy was an early casualty in his 25-lap main event, as terminal mechanical trouble caused him to pull his #20 ride into the infield, which relegated him to a disappointing twenty-fourth place finish.

(June 5, 2014) Red hot Jimmy Owens kicked off the 20th Annual 'Dirt Late Model Dream' in style tonight by picking up the win in his Twin 25 event at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio! Jimmy qualified twenty-fourth fastest of the 78 entrants during the night's time trial session and later scored the win in his heat race over Chris Madden, Jason Hiett, and Shane Clanton. After starting his 25-lap feature event from the pole position, Jimmy burst past early race leader Bobby Pierce in traffic with ten laps remaining to grab the point. The Newport, Tennessee star then led the remainder of the sprint to claim the $2,500 payday over Pierce, Eric Wells, John Blankenship, and Jacob Hawkins! (Jim DenHamer Photo)

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JIMMY OWENS SWEEPS WEEKEND BY WINNING RALPH LATHAM!!!
(May 31, 2014)
Jimmy Owens Racing swept the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series doubleheader over the weekend, as Jimmy Owens emerged victorious once again tonight in the 28th Annual 'Ralph Latham Memorial' at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky! Jimmy qualified second quickest in Group A during time trials prior to finishing second in his heat race behind only prelim winner Don O'Neal. The Newport, Tennessee superstar then rolled off from the inside of the fourth row in the 50-lapper and steadily marched to the front before taking over the top spot from Duane Chamberlain on lap 26. Jimmy then went on to dominate the remainder of the 'Ralph Latham Memorial' to pocket the $10,000 top prize over Darrell Lanigan, Don O'Neal, Scott Bloomquist, and John Blankenship.

With the weekend sweep of Tazewell and Florence, Jimmy has closed to within 10 points of point leader O'Neal in the LOLMDS Championship Chase! Full results can be viewed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com. (Rick Schwallie Photo)

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OWENS OVERTAKES BLOOMQUIST TO TAME TAZEWELL!!!
(May 30, 2014)
Jimmy Owens, of Newport, Tennessee, stood tall in Tazewell Speedway victory lane tonight, as he bagged $10,000 for winning the 'Toyota Knoxville 50!' Earlier in the night at the bad-fast Tazewell, Tennessee facility, Jimmy timed in fifth quickest in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying and later took the win in his heat race over John Blankenship, Jared Landers, and Jeff Wolfenbarger. After starting the 50-lap main event from the outside of the front row, Jimmy worked lapped traffic to perfection and rolled past leader Scott Bloomquist to grab the point on lap 37. The "Newport Nightmare" then led the remainder of the distance to pocket the five-figure paycheck ahead of Bloomquist, Chris Madden, Don O'Neal, and Billy Ogle, Jr.! Full results can be viewed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com. (Thomas Hendrickson Photo)

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22ND ANNUAL LUCAS OIL SHOW-ME 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(May 24, 2014)
Things wrapped up tonight at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, as the final night of the 22nd Annual Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100' took place in front of a huge crowd and a host of television cameras. Jimmy Owens started the $30,000 to win crown jewel main event from the outside of the third row and was seeking his fourth straight 'Show-Me 100' title. The Newport, Tennessee superstar raced all over the top five throughout the 100-lap distance, including leading laps 60-64. At the conclusion of the race, Jimmy found himself in the fifth spot behind only race winner Don O'Neal, Earl Pearson, Jr., Bobby Pierce, and Scott Bloomquist.

(May 23, 2014) The stakes were raised tonight at Lucas Oil Speedway, as preliminary action was held for the 22nd edition of the Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100,' which boasts a hefty $30,000 payday. A total of 65 drivers took part in time trials tonight for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) co-sanctioned event at the Wheatland, Missouri facility. Jimmy Owens, who is looking to capture a record fourth straight 'Show-Me 100' title, posted the fastest lap in Group B during qualifying tonight and later won his loaded heat race over Billy Moyer, Jr., Shannon Babb, and John Blankenship. Jimmy will roll off from the outside of the third row tomorrow night in the 100-lap 'Show-Me 100' feature event!

(May 22, 2014) The huge three-day Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100' weekend kicked off tonight at the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri with the inaugural running of the 'Cowboy Classic,' which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Jimmy Owens laid down the second fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session and later finished second in his heat race behind only prelim winner Jared Landers. After drawing the eleventh starting spot prior to the $5,045 to win main event, Jimmy was knocking on the door to the top five during the 45-lapper before tire issues caused him to ultimately retire in the twenty-second position.

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OWENS CASHES $10,000 FOR SPRING SHOOTOUT WIN AT LASALLE!!!
(May 17, 2014)
Jimmy Owens Racing celebrated in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory lane for the first time in 2014 tonight at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois! After clicking off the second quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying session, Jimmy Owens scored the win in his stacked heat race by besting Earl Pearson, Jr., Shannon Babb, and Brandon Sheppard. The Newport, Tennessee star then rolled off from the inside of the second row in the 50-lap main event and tracked down leader Jared Landers to grab the point on lap 37. Jimmy, who moved up to second in the latest LOLMDS point standings, then led the remainder of the 'Spring Shootout' to record the $10,000 payday over Landers, Scott Bloomquist, Earl Pearson, Jr., and Don O'Neal! (Rick Schwallie Photo)

(May 16, 2014) Night one of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 'Spring Shootout' at LaSalle Speedway - scheduled for later tonight - has been canceled due to inclement weather and a poor evening forecast. With a more favorable forecast projected for tomorrow, the $10,000 to win program for Saturday night at the LaSalle, Illinois 1/4-mile oval will proceed as scheduled!

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LOLMDS MIDWEST TRIPLEHEADER NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(May 3, 2014)
The #20 team wrapped up the busy Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tripleheader weekend tonight with a visit to Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Kentucky. Jimmy Owens laid down the sixth quickest lap in Group A during time trials and later placed third in his heat race behind only Scott Bloomquist and Steve Francis. The Newport, Tennessee star, who currently sits third in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings, rallied past nine racecars during the $10,000 to win feature to claim an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Jason Feger!

(May 2, 2014) The middle event of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tripleheader weekend took the Jimmy Owens Racing team to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois tonight for a $10,000 to win showdown. Jimmy Owens clicked off the fastest lap overall during time trials and later took home the heat race triumph over Brian Shirley, Brian Birkhofer, and Brandon Sheppard. After starting the 50-lap feature from the pole position, Jimmy raced for the lead with Scott Bloomquist on a couple of different occasions before settling for a strong runner-up performance behind Bloomquist.

(May 1, 2014) Following a rain-soaked weekend out east, Jimmy Owens Racing rejoined the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour tonight at the mighty Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois! The national touring series made their first-ever visit to the tiny 1/5-mile oval and a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the 'St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100.' Jimmy Owens qualified fifth fastest in Group B during the qualifying session and later wound up sixth in his stacked heat race after suffering a flat tire on the final circuit. The Newport, Tennessee star then took a provisional to gain access into the 100-lap feature and rolled off from the outside of the twelfth row. Jimmy was on the move throughout the extra-distance affair and eventually picked off twenty competitors on his way to a sterling fourth place effort behind only victor Bobby Pierce, Brian Shirley, and Steve Francis.

 

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