23RD ANNUAL SHOW-ME 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
23, 2015) Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series,
Lucas Oil MLRA Series, and Lucas Oil Speedway have been forced to
postpone the 'Show-Me 100' until July 12, 2015 due to heavy rain
showers. Rain started to fall at the speedway during the second
consolation race tonight and with inclement weather a factor in
the area for the rest of the weekend, the $30,000 to win crown jewel
extravaganza has been pushed back to be ran in conjunction with
the 9th Annual 'CMH Diamond Nationals' in July. Before the rain,
Jimmy Owens had placed fourteenth in the first B-Main, but was in
line for a LOLMDS provisional to advance into the 100-lapper.
(May 22, 2015) Preliminary action for the 23rd
Annual Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100' took place tonight at Lucas Oil (MO)
Speedway and a whopping 80 car field assembled in the pit area for
the crown jewel extravaganza. Jimmy Owens laid down the twenty-third
quickest time in Group A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
qualifying prior to climbing up to fifth in his stacked heat race.
(May 21, 2015) The 23rd edition of the Lucas Oil
'Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight at the immaculate Lucas Oil Speedway
in Wheatland, Missouri, as the Lucas Oil MLRA Series presided over
the 'Cowboy Classic.' Jimmy Owens posted the fifth fastest lap in
Group B during the qualifying session and later picked up the win
in heat race action over Scott Bloomquist and Jesse Stovall. After
drawing the sixth starting spot prior to the drop of the green flag
in the $5,045 to win main event, Jimmy moved forward early in the
race before eventually settling for a sixth place performance in
the 45-lapper. He trailed only winner Jonathan Davenport, Jesse
Stovall, Jared Landers, Jason Utter, and Eddie Carrier, Jr. at the
You can view complete results from the entire 'Show-Me 100' weekend
by clicking on www.lucasoilspeedway.com.
OWENS FOURTEENTH AT OSHKOSH; SEES
RAIN AT LASALLE...
16, 2015) The #20 team trekked north with the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series to Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh,
Wisconsin on Friday night, May 15. Jimmy Owens qualified thirteenth
fastest in Group A and later finished seventh in his heat race behind
the wheel of a back-up Club 29 machine. After grabbing the second
transfer spot through his B-Main, Jimmy was able to pick off five
competitors during the $10,000 to win headliner. At the end of fifty
green flag circuits in the Badger State, Jimmy was placed fourteenth
in the final rundown.
Saturday's $10,000 to win shootout at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle,
Illinois was then washed out early in the day by inclement weather.
Jimmy now finds himself third in the latest version of the LOLMDS
point standings heading into Memorial Day weekend. Full results
can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
JIMMY OWENS LANDS IN TOP TEN AGAINST
10, 2015) Jimmy Owens and the Rowland Racing team stormed
into Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday
evening, May 9 for a visit by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series.
Jimmy clicked off the second quickest lap in Group B during the
qualifying session, but later slipped to third in his stacked heat
race. After starting the $10,000 to win headliner from the outside
of the sixth row, Jimmy was able to move up four spots during the
50-lapper to bag a solid eighth place performance. Full results
from last night's stop at Smoky Mountain Speedway can be accessed
online at www.woolms.com.
OWENS BAGS $12,000 WIN AT MACON OVER
3, 2015) Jimmy Owens scored his first Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series victory of 2015 on Thursday night, April 30 at the tiny
Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois! Jimmy timed in fourth quickest
in Group A during the qualifying session and later claimed a win
in heat race action. After starting third on the grid in the 100-lap,
extra-distance main event, Jimmy inherited the point on lap 59 when
the two top runners suffered flat tires. The Newport, Tennessee
star capitalized on their misfortune by leading the remainder of
the distance to pocket the $12,000 payday ahead of Jason Feger,
Devin Moran, Shannon Babb, and Ryan Unzicker!
The action then quickly shifted to Tri-City Speedway in Granite
City, Illinois and Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Kentucky
over the weekend for two more $10,000 to win LOLMDS battles. At
Granite City on Friday evening, Jimmy ran fourth in his heat race
prior to winding up twelfth in the final rundown of the 50-lap headliner.
On Saturday in the tripleheader finale at Paducah, Jimmy finished
second in his heat race and later climbed to third in the 50-lapper
to cross underneath the checkers behind only winner Jason Feger
and runner-up Don O'Neal. The "Newport Nightmare" now
sits tied for second in the latest version of the heated LOLMDS
point standings. Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
JIMMY OWENS RUNNER-UP AT SMOKY MOUNTAIN
26, 2015) Jimmy Owens and the Rowland Racing team started
their April 24-25 weekend on Friday night at Roaring Knob Motorsports
Complex in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania. Jimmy timed in eighth fastest
in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying and
later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat
race. After starting from the outside of the eighth row in the $10,000
to win feature event, Jimmy was unfortunately involved in a lap
29 tangle and soldiered on to finish thirteenth in the final rundown
of the 50-lapper.
Following an early rain-out of the Lucas Oil Series special on
Saturday at Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland, the #20
team hustled back to Tennessee to enter the Old Man's Garage Spring
Nationals Series program at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville.
Jimmy experienced some minor engine woes during hot laps and was
forced to rely on a back-up car for the remainder of the night.
He qualified fifth quickest in time trials, won his consolation
race, and later rolled off from the inside of the third row in the
$6,000 to win headliner. The Newport, Tennessee star then made a
stirring late race rally in the 50-lap affair to nab an impressive
runner-up effort behind only victor Casey Roberts. Full results
from both weekend shows can be viewed online at www.dirtondirt.com.
OWENS LANDS PAIR OF TOP TENS IN ILLINI
19, 2015) Jimmy Owens Racing rolled into Farmer City Raceway
in Farmer City, Illinois on April 17-18 for a pair of World of Outlaws
Late Model Series showdowns, which paid up the annual 'Illini 100'
weekend. On Friday night in the $6,000 to win opener, Jimmy Owens
won his heat race in preliminary action prior to slipping back to
ninth in the final rundown of the 25-lap sprint. At the 1/4-mile
bullring on Saturday evening, a whopping $15,000 top prize was on
the line in the 'Illini 100' finale. Jimmy ran second in his heat
race and later moved up to sixth in the 75-lapper to finish behind
only race winner Brandon Sheppard, Darrell Lanigan, Shannon Babb,
Bobby Pierce, and Shane Clanton. Full results from the Farmer City
double-dip can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
JIMMY OWENS RUNNER-UP IN WOOLMS VISIT
12, 2015) Jimmy Owens and his #20 team paid a visit to
the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee on Saturday
evening, April 11, as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series sanctioned
the $10,000 to win 'Ray Varner Ford 50.' Jimmy qualified fifth fastest
in time trials and later claimed a second place finish in heat race
action. After drawing the sixth starting spot prior to the drop
of the green flag in the 50-lap headliner, Jimmy vaulted all the
way up to second to finish an impressive runner-up behind only race
winner Billy Ogle, Jr.! Complete results from "The Taz"
can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
#20 TEAM MAKES LATE DECISION TO INVADE
29, 2015) The Rowland Racing team and driver Jimmy Owens
made a last minute decision to invade Smoky Mountain Speedway in
Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday evening, March 28. The Ultimate
Super Late Model Series presided over a one-day program at SMS and
a $5,000 top prize was on the line. Unfortunately, Jimmy suffered
terminal motor issues during the qualifying session and was forced
to scratch from the remainder of the program. Complete results from
last night at Smoky Mountain Speedway can be accessed online at
OWENS NABS PAIR OF TOP FIVES AT ATOMIC
(March 22, 2015) Jimmy Owens and the Rowland Racing team
stormed into Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio and Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on March 20-21 for a pair of $10,000
to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battles. On Friday night
in the Buckeye State, Jimmy set a New Track Record during the qualifying
session and later ran second in his heat race. After starting the
'Buckeye Spring 50' from the inside of the third row, Jimmy eventually
finished right where he started in the rough and tumble 50-lapper...
in the fifth spot behind only winner Jonathan Davenport, Josh Richards,
Mason Zeigler, and Chris Brown.
At Brownstown on Saturday evening, the 18th edition of the 'Indiana
Icebreaker' took place at the 1/4-mile oval and another $10,000
top prize was on the line. Jimmy once again laid down the fastest
lap overall during the qualifying session prior to finishing second
in heat race action. The Newport, Tennessee star then picked off
one competitor during the 50-lap headliner to grab a fourth place
effort behind only feature winner Earl Pearson, Jr., Scott Bloomquist,
and Devin Moran. Jimmy currently finds himself third in the latest
version of the LOLMDS point standings following the doubleheader
weekend. Full results can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
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