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OWENS GRABS TOP TEN IN NAPA NORTH
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!!!
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
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.
JIMMY OWENS ON PODIUM IN BUSCH 50
AT GRANITE CITY!
29, 2018) Next up on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
calendar was a visit to the Land of Lincoln on April 27-28 for a
pair of $12,000 to win shootouts at Tri-City Speedway in Granite
City, Illinois and at the tiny Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois.
On Friday night in the 'Busch 50' at Granite City, Jimmy Owens won
his heat race before knocking down a strong third place podium effort
in the 50-lap feature event behind only victor Bobby Pierce and
runner-up Tim McCreadie. At the 1/5-mile oval at Macon on Saturday
evening in the 'St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100,' Jimmy placed second
in his loaded heat race prior to claiming a solid seventh place
showing in the 100-lap headliner. The Newport, Tennessee ace currently
sits seventh in the latest version of the heated LOLMDS point standings
exiting the state of Illinois. Full results can be found online
(Brendon Bauman Photo)
OWENS SUFFERS PART FAILURE IN SECOND
AT PORT ROYAL...
23, 2018) Jimmy Owens and the Ramirez Motorsports team
were back in action with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on
April 21-22 in the 'Stanley Schetrompf Classic' at the legendary
Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland and in the 'Rumble on
the River' at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania. On
Saturday night at Hagerstown, Jimmy ran second in his stacked heat
race and was up to fifth in the $12,000 to win headliner before
slipping back to finish eleventh at the unfurling of the checkered
flag. At Port Royal on Sunday evening, Jimmy won his heat race,
led lap one of the $10,000 to win main event, and was in the second
position when he unfortunately suffered a part failure on his #20
ride on lap seventeen. The Newport, Tennessee star fell to twenty-fourth
in the final finishing order and now sits tied for sixth in the
latest version of the LOLMDS point standings. Full results from
the Mid-Atlantic doubleheader can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
JIMMY OWENS NINTH AT ATOMIC; ON PODIUM
AT THE GAP!
15, 2018) The #20 team started their April 13-14 weekend
in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition at Atomic Speedway
in Alma, Ohio on Friday, as the annual running of the 'Buckeye Spring
50' boasted a $12,000 payday. Jimmy Owens posted the fourth fastest
time in Group A during qualifying before finishing second in heat
race action. After starting the 50-lap feature event from the inside
of the fourth row, Jimmy slipped back a couple of spots during the
'Buckeye Spring 50' and was paid for a ninth place showing. He now
sits sixth in the current version of the ultra-tight LOLMDS point
standings exiting the Buckeye State.
After the 'Indiana Icebreaker' at Brownstown (IN) Speedway was
wiped out by Mother Nature early on Saturday morning, the Ramirez
Motorsports team headed back to the Volunteer State to enter the
'Scott Sexton Memorial' at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee.
Jimmy knocked down the second quickest time in Group B during the
Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series qualifying session prior
to picking up the victory in his heat race. The Newport, Tennessee
star then moved up one spot during the course of the $10,052 to
win headliner to place third and on the podium behind only victor
Dale McDowell and runner-up Donald McIntosh. Full results from both
weekend shows can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com
(Michael Hamilton Photo)
OWENS BATTLES LUCAS FOES IN SHAMROCK
& BAMA BASH
25, 2018) The Ramirez Motorsports team ventured to Boyd's
Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia and East Alabama Motor Speedway in
Phenix City, Alabama on March 23-24 for a pair of $12,000 to win
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series programs. On Friday night in the
annual 'Shamrock' at Boyd's, Jimmy Owens ran third in heat race
action prior to slipping back to fifteenth in the 50-lap headliner,
which went caution-free at the Chattanooga-area facility. At EAMS
in the 'Bama Bash' on Saturday evening, Jimmy once again placed
third in his heat race before winding up thirteenth in the final
rundown of the 50-lapper. The Newport, Tennessee star now finds
himself eighth in the latest version of the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series point standings. Complete results from the LOLMDS double-dip
can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
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