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OWENS STRONG THROUGHOUT NORTH/SOUTH 100 WEEK
(August 12, 2018)
Jimmy Owens returned to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series scene from August 8-11 in a lucrative four-day stretch at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. In Wednesday's $12,000 to win 'Ralph Latham Memorial,' Jimmy ran fourth in his heat race prior to winning his B-Main and advancing all the way up to sixth in the rain-shortened main event, which was contested on a very rough racing surface. On Thursday night in the 'North/South Shootout,' which paid $10,000 to the winner, Jimmy placed second in his heat race before slipping back to eleventh in the caution-free, 50-lap feature event.

At Florence Speedway on Friday evening, a double set of heat races with combined passing points were held to help set the lineup for Saturday's $50,000 to win 'North/South 100.' Jimmy ran second in his first heat race of the night, while he advanced to third in his final prelim. By virtue of racking up the seventh most passing points, Jimmy rolled off from the inside of the fourth row in Saturday's 100-lap crown jewel main event. The Newport, Tennessee superstar then drove up to as high as second in the running order in the 'North/South 100' before settling for an impressive fourth place effort behind only victor Ricky Weiss, Tim McCreadie, and Hudson O'Neal! Full results from the long week can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

BUSY WEEK IN BADGER STATE FOR RAMIREZ MOTORSPORTS
(August 4, 2018)
Things wrapped up in the Badger State tonight in the finale of the 'USA Nationals' at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway, as the whopping $50,000 winner's check had the attention of everyone at the New Richmond, Wisconsin facility. Jimmy Owens started the 100-lap crown jewel main event from the outside of the front row and paced the stout field for the first 22 circuits. The Newport, Tennessee ace eventually guided his #20 machine to a strong third place podium effort in the extra-distance affair behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Brian Shirley!

(August 3, 2018) Preliminary action for the 31st Annual 'USA Nationals' took place earlier this evening at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. For the first time in the crown jewel event's storied history, a double set of heat races with combined passing points were held to set the lineups for Saturday's $50,000 to win extravaganza. Jimmy Owens finished third in his first heat race of the night before taking the victory in his final prelim. After running second in the dash, Jimmy will start tomorrow's 100-lap 'USA Nationals' from the outside of the front row!

(August 2, 2018) The 31st edition of the 'USA Nationals' got underway tonight at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. A stout 45 car field made their way to the track located near the Minnesota/Wisconsin border for the $6,000 to win preliminary event. Jimmy Owens stopped the clock eighth quickest in Group B during World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series time trials and later claimed the third transfer spot through his loaded heat race. The Newport, Tennessee star then rolled off from the outside of the sixth row in the 40-lap main event and ran inside of the top ten much of the distance before bagging a solid tenth place effort.

(July 30, 2018) A very short turnaround greeted the #20 team following the big PDC weekend, as they were in the pit area tonight at Plymouth Dirt Track in Plymouth, Wisconsin. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series presided over the action at Plymouth and a strong 36 car field was on hand to gun for the $10,000 windfall. Jimmy Owens timed in third fastest in Group B during qualifying before scoring a victory in heat race competition. After starting the 50-lapper from the outside of the front row and running in the top five early, Jimmy unfortunately got into the wall on lap 29 and heavy body damage eventually forced him to retire on the 41st circuit in the twenty-first position.

OWENS FIFTH IN QUALIFYING FEATURE; ADVANCES INTO PDC
(July 29, 2018)
Jimmy Owens and Team 20 were in the Land of Lincoln on July 27-28 to compete in the 29th edition of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois. On Friday night, Jimmy knocked down the eighth quickest lap in Group A during the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series qualifying session before finishing fifth in his $2,500 to win qualifying feature. After grabbing the second transfer spot through his consolation event on Saturday, Jimmy rolled off from the inside of the eleventh row in the 100-lap 'Prairie Dirt Classic.' The Newport, Tennessee star had visions of vying for the $30,000 winner's check and advanced into the top ten at one point - only to lose several spots in the last twenty laps to finish in the thirteenth position. Full results from FALS can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

HECTIC WEEK IN SOUTH DAKOTA, MINNESOTA, & NEBRASKA
(July 21, 2018)
The 'Silver Dollar Nationals' wrapped up tonight at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska and all eyes were solely fixated on the whopping $53,000 payday that was on the line in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie. Jimmy Owens started seventeenth on the feature grid in the 80-lapper and methodically worked his way to the front of the stellar field. The Newport, Tennessee ace then made a late charge to grab a podium effort in the 8th edition of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals,' as he crossed underneath the checkers third behind only winner Jonathan Davenport and runner-up Ricky Weiss!

(July 20, 2018) Preliminary action for the 8th Annual 'Silver Dollar Nationals' took place earlier tonight at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska with two rounds of heat races providing passing points that set the lineups for Saturday's main event. Jimmy Owens finished second in his first heat race of the evening and sixth in his final prelim. The Newport, Tennessee ace accumulated the seventeenth most combined passing points in heat race action, which locks him into the inside of the ninth row in tomorrow night's $53,000 to win headliner.

(July 19, 2018) A trip to I-80 Speedway was next for Jimmy Owens, as the first night of the huge racing weekend leading into the 'Silver Dollar Nationals' took place tonight in Greenwood, Nebraska. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the 'Malvern Bank Go 50' and all eyes were fixated on the $10,000 paycheck. Jimmy stopped the clock third fastest in his group during qualifying prior to scoring a victory in his heat race. After starting from the outside of the front row in the 50-lapper, Jimmy ran amongst the top five through much of the distance before slipping to seventh in the final finishing order.

(July 18, 2018) Another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs for Ramirez Motorsports tonight in a first-ever visit to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota. The pristine Gopher State facility played host to its first Super Late Model race since 1988 and 24 competitors signed into the pit area for the 'Sturdevant's Auto Parts 50.' Jimmy Owens laid down the tenth quickest circuit during time trials and later finished fourth in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the fifth row in the 50-lap feature event, Jimmy streaked up to fifth in the running order before slowing on lap 34 with problems. He returned to the racetrack to salvage an eleventh place performance.

(July 17, 2018) A very busy week on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series calendar started tonight at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The 2nd Annual 'Bullet Sportswear Shootout' took place and the #20 team vied for the $10,000 winner's check in the Tuesday night special. Jimmy Owens posted the seventeenth fastest lap overall during the qualifying session before running fifth in his stacked heat race. In the 50-lap main event, Jimmy improved five positions to leave South Dakota with a ninth place effort.

JIMMY OWENS RUNNER-UP IN NAPA KNOW HOW 50!
(July 15, 2018)
The Ramirez Motorsports team continued their busy month of July on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail over the July 13-14 weekend in a pair of $12,000 to win battles at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. On Friday night in the 'NAPA Know How 50' at Granite City, Jimmy Owens ran second in heat race action, but later vaulted to the front in the 50-lap feature to lead laps 34-36 before winding up a strong second behind only victor Earl Pearson, Jr. In the 'Diamond Nationals' on Saturday evening at Wheatland, Jimmy earned Fast Time honors in qualifying, won his heat race, and led the first 31 circuits of the 50-lapper prior to settling for a fifth place showing behind only race winner Scott Bloomquist, Mason Zeigler, Earl Pearson, Jr., and Will Vaught. He still sits ninth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from both weekend contests can be found by logging onto www.lucasdirt.com. (Fast Track Photos)

OWENS BLASTS UP INSIDE OF TOP TEN AT CHEROKEE!
(July 8, 2018)
A Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tripleheader in the Southeast was planned for the #20 team from July 5-7, but with a pair of rain-outs at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina and Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee, Jimmy Owens entered one lone showdown at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina on Friday evening. The 20th edition of the 'Grassy Smith Memorial' was held at the legendary speedplant and 30 entrants were on hand to vie for the $12,000 winner's check. Jimmy timed in thirteenth fastest in Group B during qualifying and later ran into problems in his heat race to finish eighth. He later unloaded a back-up car and utilized a provisional to gain access into the 50-lapper where he blasted past sixteen competitors to salvage a solid eighth place showing. He is still ninth in LOLMDS points following the rainy weekend. Full results can be obtained online at www.lucasdirt.com.

FOUR RACE STRETCH FOR TEAM 20 IN BUCKEYE STATE
(July 3, 2018)
The hectic stretch of racing leading up to the 4th of July holiday wrapped up tonight at Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over another $12,000 to win throwdown. In front of a huge crowd at MCS, Jimmy Owens laid down the eighth quickest lap in Group B during time trials prior to running third in heat race action. Jimmy then started the 50-lap feature event from the outside of the sixth row and picked off six competitors en route to a strong sixth place showing behind only winner Gregg Satterlee, Darrell Lanigan, Jonathan Davenport, Josh Richards, and Hudson O'Neal!

(July 2, 2018) The third round of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action in the Buckeye State took the #20 team to Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio tonight for the annual running of the 'Steel Valley 50.' Jimmy Owens posted the eighth fastest time overall during the qualifying session before bagging the third transfer spot through his loaded heat race. The Newport, Tennessee star then started the $12,000 to win feature event from the outside of the fourth row and eventually netted a ninth place performance in the 50-lapper, which ran caution-free.

(July 1, 2018) Another $12,000 top prize was on the line for the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tonight at Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio. Jimmy Owens was one of 35 entrants at the pristine facility to compete in the 2nd Annual 'Freedom 50.' Jimmy knocked down the fifth fastest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to scoring a heat race victory. After starting on the pole of the 50-lap main event, Jimmy hung around the front of the stellar field and eventually claimed a strong third place podium effort behind only victor Don O'Neal and runner-up Scott Bloomquist!

(June 30, 2018) The opening leg of a four-race Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series stretch in the Buckeye State of Ohio kicked off tonight on the banks of the Ohio River at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. A strong field of 38 competitors signed into PRP to vie for the $12,000 top prize in the annual running of the 'Independence 50.' Jimmy Owens was involved in a heat race skirmish, but battled back to finish fifth. Following a B-Main triumph, Jimmy picked off nine competitors in the 50-lap headliner to place eighth in the final finishing order.

OWENS LEADS EARLY IN CLASH AT THE MAG...
(June 17, 2018)
Jimmy Owens and Team 20 were back in action with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on June 15-16 in the annual 'Clash at the Mag' at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi. On Friday night in preliminary action, Jimmy stopped the clock second fastest during the qualifying session prior to scoring the victory in his loaded heat race. In Saturday's 100-lap contest, Jimmy led all but one circuit in the first 26 laps, but later drew a couple of mid-race caution flags. The Newport, Tennessee star, who currently sits ninth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings, wound up retiring from the $20,000 to win extra-distance affair in the eighteenth position. Complete results from the 'Clash at the Mag' can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.

JIMMY OWENS RUNNER-UP IN DREAM PRELIM AT ELDORA
(June 10, 2018)
One of the sport's richest events was held from June 7-9 at the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, as 78 competitors converged at the 1/2-mile speedplant to do battle in 'Dream XXIV.' Following a washout on Thursday night, both preliminary shows were held on Friday. In the $5,000 to win prelim during the afternoon, Jimmy Owens ran second in his heat race and second in the 25-lap main event behind only victor Darrell Lanigan, while he finished sixth in his heat race and won his B-Main before rallying to a twelfth place effort in the $10,000 to win prelim later in the evening. In Saturday's grand finale, Jimmy utilized a high point provisional to gain access into the 100-lap headliner following a fifth place performance in his heat race. The Newport, Tennessee ace then moved past eight competitors during the 100-lap crown jewel extravaganza on his way to a solid eleventh place showing in the $100,000 to win affair. Full results from the long, rainy weekend can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

OWENS CLAIMS EXCITING VICTORY AT THE GAP FOR $10,000!
(June 3, 2018)
The Ramirez Motorsports team took advantage of a weekend off the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail to compete in a pair of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series shootouts in east Tennessee over the June 1-2 weekend. On Friday night at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee, Jimmy Owens laid down the quickest lap overall during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors, ran second in his heat race, and later advanced up to second in the 50-lap headliner to trail only victor Cory Hedgecock at the checkered flag. At Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Saturday evening, Jimmy posted the second fastest lap in time trials prior to scoring the victory in heat race action. After running second through much of the 50-lapper at "The Gap," Jimmy thrilled his area fans by sliding past leader Chris Madden on the 47th circuit and driving to the $10,000 triumph over Madden, Dale McDowell, Michael Chilton, and Brandon Sheppard! Full results from the Outlaws doubleheader can be found online at www.woolms.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

J.O. WINS $6,000 PRELIM; HAS HEARTBREAK IN SHOW-ME 100
(May 27, 2018)
Jimmy Owens headed to one of his favorite racetracks over the May 24-26 extended weekend, as Team 20 rolled into the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri for the 26th edition of the Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100.' Things kicked off at the 3/8-mile speedplant with a pair of $6,000 to win preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Jimmy won his heat race and was running second in the 45-lap main event until his tires sealed over causing him to slide to a sixth place effort. In Friday evening's prelim, Jimmy laid down the fastest lap in Group B during qualifying, ran second in his heat race, and later grabbed the point in the A-Main on the fourteenth circuit from his eighth starting spot. The Newport, Tennessee star then led the remainder of the 40-lap affair to record the $6,000 payday over Brian Shirley, Scott Bloomquist, Jonathan Davenport, and Bobby Pierce!

After racking up the second most points during preliminary action, Jimmy started Saturday's 100-lap 'Show-Me 100,' which paid a whopping $30,000 to win, from the outside of the front row. He led the first fourteen circuits before regaining the point from Scott Bloomquist on the twenty-third lap. Jimmy then controlled the stellar field up until lap seventy when he unfortunately hooked quarter panels with the lapped car of Earl Pearson, Jr., which unfortunately sent his #20 machine into a spin. He wound up going to the tail of the field and retiring a short time later, which relegated him to a very disappointing twenty-third place performance in this year's version of the 'Show-Me 100.' Full results from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Fast Track Photos)

OWENS GRABS TOP TEN IN NAPA NORTH STAR NATIONALS
(May 21, 2018)
With the rain-out of Sunday's annual 'Go 50' at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska, the Ramirez Motorsports team wound up competing in a pair of $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series contests over the May 18-20 weekend in the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. On Friday night in a first-ever visit to 141 Speedway in Maribel, Wisconsin, Jimmy Owens grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his loaded heat race before slipping to fourteenth in the final rundown of the 50-lap main event. In the 'NAPA North Star Nationals' on Saturday evening at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota, Jimmy won his heat race in preliminary action and ran towards the front early in the 50-lapper before sliding back to eighth at the unfurling of the checkered flag. Full results can be located by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

JIMMY OWENS CASHES $25,001 IN FIRST IN FLIGHT 100!!!
(May 13, 2018)
Jimmy Owens, of Newport, Tennessee, captured his first win of the 2018 racing season over the May 11-12 weekend in the inaugural 'First in Flight 100' at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina! Jimmy clicked off the fastest lap overall in World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series qualifying and set a New Track Record in doing so. After winning his heat race on Friday night, Jimmy also took the checkers in the Big C Dash for Cash to pocket an extra $2,001 and the pole position for Saturday's 100-lap grand finale.

The popular driver known as the "Newport Nightmare" then drove past early leader Brandon Sheppard on the sixteenth circuit and controlled the stellar field throughout the remainder of the extra-distance contest. At the unfurling of the checkered flag in the 'First in Flight 100,' Jimmy bested Sheppard, David Breazeale, Shane Clanton, and Chris Madden to pocket the whopping $25,001 paycheck! Full results from Fayetteville can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

OWENS LEADS MOST OF TOYOTA KNOXVILLE 50...
(May 6, 2018)
With Saturday's rain-out of the 'Ralph Latham Memorial' at Florence (KY) Speedway, the #20 team entered one lone Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event over the weekend on Friday, May 4 at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee. A stellar 28 car field assembled at the 1/3-mile oval to vie for the $12,000 winner's check in the annual 'Toyota Knoxville 50.' Jimmy Owens knocked down the fifth quickest time overall during qualifying before taking the victory in his heat race. After leading and dominating the first 45 circuits of the A-Main from the outside of the front row, Jimmy's #20 machine unfortunately went up in smoke with only a handful of laps remaining - relegating him to a disappointing seventeenth in the final finishing order. The Newport, Tennessee star now sits eighth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Complete results from "The Taz" can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

 

 

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