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JIMMY OWENS BLASTS TO RUNNER-UP IN SCORCHER!!!
(August 19, 2016)
The #20 team rolled into the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on Thursday evening, August 18 for the annual running of the 'Scorcher,' which was sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. Jimmy Owens laid down the fourth quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session prior to running fourth in his stacked heat race. Jimmy then started the $12,000 to win feature event from the outside of the fifth row, but did not stay mid pack for long. The Newport, Tennessee superstar blasted all the way up to second in the 50-lap affair, raced hard for the lead, and eventually settled for an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Jonathan Davenport. Full results from last night at "The Gap" can be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.

OWENS DEBUTS NEW ROCKET XR1 CAR AT FLORENCE
(August 14, 2016)
R&W Motorsports traveled to the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 11-13 for both the rain-postponed 'Ralph Latham Memorial' and the 34th Annual 'North/South 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the huge three-day weekend in the Cincinnati-area, as a whopping $80,000 in first place prize money was up for grabs. Behind the wheel of a new Rocket XR1 racecar on Thursday night, Jimmy Owens ran fourth in his loaded heat race prior to winning his consolation event. After starting the $30,000 to win headliner from the inside of the tenth row, Jimmy pitted several times during the 75-lapper and eventually wound up sixteenth in the final finishing order.

On Friday evening, the 'North/South 100' program kicked off with double heat races. Jimmy won his first heat race, while he advanced up to third in his final prelim of the night. After accumulating the fifth most passing points, Jimmy rolled off from the inside of the third row in Saturday's $50,000 to win crown jewel spectacular. The Newport, Tennessee superstar then ran around the top five throughout the first half of the 100-lap distance before a late pit stop for a new tire dropped him to fifteenth at the checkers. Jimmy is now tied for ninth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting Florence. Full results from the long weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

JIMMY OWENS WINDS UP ELEVENTH AT TINY MACON SPEEDWAY
(July 27, 2016)
A short turnaround after I-80 saw the R&W Motorsports team invade the tiny Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois on Tuesday night, July 26 for the 'St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle drew 21 competitors to the 1/5-mile oval and all eyes were fixated on the $12,000 top prize. Jimmy Owens timed in ninth quickest during the qualifying session and later grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After starting the 100-lap grind from the outside of the sixth row, Jimmy eventually finished eleventh in the final rundown. Following the 'St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100,' the Newport, Tennessee native now sits tenth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from Macon can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

OWENS COMPETES IN SILVER DOLLAR NATIONALS AT I-80
(July 24, 2016)
The next event on the calendar for the #20 team was a visit to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on July 22-23 for the 6th Annual 'Silver Dollar Nationals,' which was co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series and boasted a whopping $40,000 payday. The unique format kicked off on Friday night with double heat races and passing points set the lineup for Saturday's portion of the program. Jimmy Owens won his first heat race on Friday, while he ran second in his final prelim of the evening.

By virtue of accumulating the fourth most passing points, Jimmy rolled off from the outside of the second row in the 80-lap main event on Saturday night. The Newport, Tennessee ace ran towards the front early in the distance, but later pitted several times during the 'Silver Dollar Nationals.' At the checkers, Jimmy was credited with a twenty-first place performance and now sits ninth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings. Complete results from I-80 Speedway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

JIMMY OWENS RUNNER-UP TO LANDERS IN DIAMOND NAT'LS!
(July 17, 2016)
Next up for Jimmy Owens and the rest of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competitors were a pair of contests over the July 15-16 weekend at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. On Friday night in the annual 'Battle at the Beach 50' at Granite City, Jimmy ran fourth in his heat race, but fuel pump problems in the $10,000 to win headliner dropped him to a disappointing twentieth place performance. In the $12,000 to win 'CMH Diamond Nationals' on Saturday evening at Wheatland, Jimmy won his heat race prior to moving up to second in the 60-lap feature to trail only victor Jared Landers at the checkers. The Newport, Tennessee star now sits ninth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the doubleheader weekend. Full results can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

OWENS FOLLOWS LUCAS TOUR TO CHEROKEE & SMOKY MTN
(July 10, 2016)
The #20 team followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee from July 7-9 for what was supposed to be a huge triple shot of racing action. Following a rain-out on Thursday at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the annual 'Grassy Smith Memorial' kicked off the dirt-slinging competition on Friday evening at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. Jimmy Owens timed in eighth quickest overall during qualifying and later ran fourth in his heat race. After a long rain delay, the Newport, Tennessee star battled back from a flat tire early in the $10,000 to win headliner and was running inside of the top ten when mechanical issues under the hood relegated him to a disappointing sixteenth place showing.

At Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday night, a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the 'Mountain Moonshine Classic.' Jimmy knocked down the second fastest lap in Group B during time trials prior to scoring the victory in his loaded heat race. After starting the 60-lapper from the outside of the second row, the "Newport Nightmare" was solidly inside of the top five when oil line problems caused him to retire his smoking racecar in the twentieth spot. Jimmy currently finds himself ninth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting Smoky Mountain. Full results from the long weekend can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.

JIMMY OWENS BACK IN ACTION IN BUCKEYE STATE...
(July 4, 2016)
A Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series doubleheader greeted the cars and stars of the national touring series on July 2-3 in the Buckeye State, as $12,000 winner's checks were on the line at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio and Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio. On Saturday night at PRP, Jimmy Owens ran third in his heat race prior to starting and finishing tenth in the 60-lap headliner. At Zanesville on Sunday evening, Jimmy won his heat race in preliminary action and was running inside of the top five in the 60-lapper before trouble caused him to eventually wind up fifteenth in the final rundown. The Newport, Tennessee star still finds himself eighth in the LOLMDS point standings following the double-dip. Full results from the holiday weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

OWENS LEADS MAJORITY OF $12K CLASH AT THE MAG!
(June 19, 2016)
Jimmy Owens and the #20 team were back on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail on June 17-18 in the annual running of the 'Clash at the Mag' at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi. Due to strong thunderstorms on Friday, the two-day extravaganza was condensed into a single-day shootout on Saturday paying $12,000 to the winner. Jimmy knocked down the second quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior to scoring the victory in his loaded heat race.

After starting fourth on the grid in the 60-lap main event, Jimmy grabbed the point on lap four from Jared Landers and paced the stellar field up until lap 48 when he was passed by eventual winner Darrell Lanigan. The Newport, Tennessee star fought back valiantly to regain the top spot, but settled for an impressive runner-up showing in the caution-free affair behind Lanigan. Jimmy still sits eighth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the 'Clash at the Mag.' Complete results from Magnolia can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com.

JIMMY OWENS TACKLES ELDORA SPEEDWAY FOR DREAM XXII
(June 12, 2016)
R&W Motorsports made the trek to the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on June 9-11 for the 22nd edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Things got underway at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Jimmy Owens ran second in his heat race prior to moving up to third in the $5,000 to win main event to trail only winner Jonathan Davenport and runner-up Josh Richards. In Friday's $10,000 to win show, Jimmy finished sixth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main before blasting all the way up to the sixth finishing position in the 25-lap sprint.

When Saturday evening rolled around at the "Big E," all eyes were fixated on 'Dream XXII,' which once again boasted a hefty $100,000 payday. Jimmy grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race and later rolled off from the outside of the ninth row in the 100-lap headliner. The Newport, Tennessee star then tried to vault forward early in the extra-distance affair and eventually wound up credited with a seventeenth place performance. Complete results from the extended weekend at Eldora Speedway can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

OWENS RUNNER-UP IN TOYOTA KNOVILLE 50 AT TAZEWELL!
(June 5, 2016)
The ultra-competitive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series took the #20 team to the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee and the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky over the June 3-4 weekend. At Tazewell on Friday night, a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in the annual running of the 'Toyota Knoxville 50.' Jimmy Owens laid down the fastest lap overall during the qualifying session to earn Fast Time honors and later placed second in his heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the second row, Jimmy took the lead briefly in the exciting race before settling for an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Scott Bloomquist.

Saturday's $30,000 to win 'Ralph Latham Memorial' at Florence was then postponed by rain until Thursday evening, August 11. Jimmy currently sits eighth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the weekend. Full results from "The Taz" can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

24TH ANNUAL SHOW-ME 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(May 28, 2016)
Jimmy Owens, of Newport, Tennessee, captured his fourth career 'Lucas Oil Show-Me 100' title tonight in dramatic fashion at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri! After starting the 100-lap grind from the pole position by virtue of his stellar preliminary night efforts, Jimmy ran amongst the leaders early in the rough and tumble event before racing past leader Scott Bloomquist to grab the point on lap 75. The popular driver known as the "Newport Nightmare" then led all but one circuit during the remainder of the race to capture the whopping $30,000 windfall. Finishing behind his #20 BWRC mount was Scott Bloomquist, Jesse Stovall, Jonathan Davenport, and Tony Jackson, Jr.! (Heath Lawson Photography)

(May 27, 2016) Another $6,000 top prize was on the line tonight at the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri in a special Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson event, which was once again co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Jimmy Owens knocked down the fifth quickest lap in Group B during time trials and later ran second in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fifth row in the 40-lapper, Jimmy worked his way past six competitors during the headliner on his way to a strong fourth place performance behind only victor Jared Landers, Scott Bloomquist, and Tim McCreadie!

(May 26, 2016) The 24th edition of the 'Lucas Oil Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight at the immaculate Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series co-sanctioned the 'Cowboy Classic' prelim tonight, which drew 57 competitors to vie for the $6,000 winner's check. Jimmy Owens earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session and later picked up the win in heat race action. After starting from the outside of the front row in the 45-lap headliner, Jimmy raced amongst the leaders throughout the distance before eventually garnering an impressive runner-up effort behind only race winner Jonathan Davenport!

JIMMY OWENS TRAVELS TO OSHKOSH AND LASALLE
(May 22, 2016)
The ultra-competitive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series took the #20 R&W Motorsports team north to Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois over the May 20-21 weekend for a pair of pivotal point battles. On Friday night in the Badger State, Jimmy Owens ran sixth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main before utilizing a series provisional to gain access into the $10,000 to win feature. During the course of the 50-lapper, which was contested on a one-groove racing surface, Jimmy moved past six competitors on his way to a seventeenth place showing.

At the 1/4-mile in LaSalle on Saturday evening, a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the annual running of the 'Spring Shootout.' Jimmy finished sixth in his stacked heat race before grabbing the second transfer spot through his consolation event. After rolling off from the inside of the tenth row in the 60-lap main event, the Newport, Tennessee star wound up exactly right where he started... in the nineteenth position. Jimmy now sits ninth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the double-dip. Full results can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

OWENS SUFFERS MECHANICAL WOES IN FOURTH AT ATOMIC
(May 15, 2016)
Next up for the R&W Motorsports team was a visit to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on May 13-14 for the inaugural running of the 'Buckeye Nationals.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the two-day extravaganza, which boasted a whopping $50,000 payday and drew a stellar field of 49 entrants. Jimmy Owens knocked down the eighth quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session on Friday night prior to scoring an impressive heat race triumph. After starting Saturday's 75-lap headliner from the outside of the second row, Jimmy was running in the fourth position on lap 49 when mechanical woes sent him pitside and out of the race. The Newport, Tennessee star, who sits eighth in the LOLMDS point standings, was relegated to a disappointing seventeenth place performance in the Atomic biggie. Complete results from the 'Buckeye Nationals' weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

JIMMY OWENS CLIMBS TO EIGHTH IN BUDWEISER 50
(May 1, 2016)
The R&W Motorsports team drove through the pit gate at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday night, April 29 to compete in the $10,000 to win 'Budweiser 50,' which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. In front of a standing-room-only crowd, Jimmy Owens qualified seventh quickest in Group B during time trials and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the seventh row in the 50-lap main event, Jimmy drove past six competitors during the 'Budweiser 50' on his way to a steady eighth place effort. With Saturday's $12,000 to win tilt at Macon (IL) Speedway succumbing to Mother Nature, Jimmy sits eighth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from the weekend in the Land of Lincoln can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

 

 

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