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JIMMY OWENS DOMINATES BOYD'S FOR $10,000 WIN!
(September 25, 2022) The sixth victory of 2022 for Team 20 came in the 'Stateline Showdown' opener on Friday night, September 23 at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia! Jimmy Owens timed in fifth quickest in Group B during World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series qualifying prior to winning his heat race. After starting the 40-lap feature from the pole position, Jimmy dominated the contest to land the $10,000 triumph over a top five that included runner-up Max Blair, Dale McDowell, Tanner English, and Chris Madden!

On Saturday evening, September 24 at the Chattanooga-area oval, a $20,000 top prize was up for grabs in the 'Stateline Showdown' weekend finale. Jimmy earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session before placing second in his stacked heat race. After drawing the seventh starting spot prior to the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap headliner, the Newport, Tennessee superstar ultimately finished right where he started... in the seventh position. Complete results from the doubleheader at Boyd's Speedway can be located online at www.woolms.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

OWENS LANDS ON PODIUM IN KOKOMO OPENER!
(September 21, 2022) Ramirez Motorsports made their way to Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana on September 19-20 for the inaugural running of the 'Kokomo Dirt Nationals,' which was sanctioned by the XR Super Series. On Monday night in the $20,000 to win opener, Jimmy Owens won his heat race in preliminary action and later advanced up to third in the 40-lap feature to trail only victor Shane Clanton and runner-up Tyler Erb. At Kokomo on Tuesday evening in the finale, which boasted a whopping $40,000 paycheck, Jimmy grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race prior to nabbing an eleventh place performance in the 60-lapper. Complete results from the 'Kokomo Dirt Nationals' can be found online by logging onto www.racexr.com. (Josh James Artwork)

JIMMY OWENS RETIRES EARLY AT KNOXVILLE...
(September 19, 2022) The #20 team was in the pit area at the sprawling Knoxville Raceway from September 15-18 for the 18th Annual 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.' Things kicked off at the Knoxville, Iowa facility with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary programs. On Thursday night in the opener, Jimmy Owens placed third in his stacked heat race before finishing seventh in the 25-lap feature. At Knoxville on Friday evening, Jimmy ran second in his heat race and tenth in the 25-lapper.

Following a wash out of Saturday's grand finale, the $50,000 to win crown jewel headliner took place on Sunday afternoon at the Marion County fairgrounds 1/2-mile oval. By virtue of racking up the tenth most points during preliminary action, Jimmy earned the outside of the fifth row for the start of the main event, which was cut to only 50 circuits due to tire wear concerns. The Newport, Tennessee superstar unfortunately ran into mechanical trouble on the first lap and retired in the thirtieth finishing position. Complete results from Knoxville Raceway can be viewed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

OWENS ENTERS ONE FOR THE ROAD AT FALS...
(September 14, 2022) On Tuesday evening, September 13, the Castrol FloRacing Night in America Series sanctioned the annual 'One for the Road' at Fairbury Speedway and a $22,022 top prize was on the line at the downtown Fairbury, Illinois oval. Jimmy Owens was one of the 42 competitors that piled into the pit area at #FALS and he started off the night by laying down the eleventh fastest lap in Group A during qualifying. Jimmy then placed fifth in his stacked heat race and third in his B-Main, which narrowly kept him out of the 50-lap feature that was ultimately won by Bobby Pierce. Full results from last night at Fairbury Speedway can be found online by accessing www.fairburyspeedway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

JIMMY OWENS RUNNER-UP IN WORLD 100 PRELIM!
(September 11, 2022) The 52nd Annual 'World 100' took center stage in the Dirt Late Model universe from September 8-10 at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The three-day extravaganza kicked off with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs - each of which paid $12,000 to the winner. On Thursday night in the opener, Jimmy Owens won his heat race, led the first five circuits of the 25-lap feature, and ultimately placed an impressive runner-up behind only victor Jonathan Davenport. At the 1/2-mile speedplant on Friday evening in a similar $12,000 to win contest, Jimmy ran third in his loaded heat race and ninth in the 25-lapper.

When Saturday rolled around at the "Big E," a $55,000 paycheck and the famous globe trophy were up for grabs in the 52nd Annual 'World 100.' In front of a huge crowd, Jimmy secured a popular heat race triumph and later started the 100-lap crown jewel headliner from the outside of the front row. The Newport, Tennessee ace then fought hard to stay inside of the top ten during the 'World 100' before ultimately slipping back to a twelfth place performance. Complete results from Eldora Speedway can be accessed by logging onto www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

OWENS WIRES OUTLAWS FIELD AT SMOKY MOUNTAIN!
(September 3, 2022) Jimmy Owens, of Newport, Tennessee racked up his fifth feature win of the 2022 campaign on Friday night, September 2 at Smoky Mountain Speedway! Jimmy stopped the clock eighth quickest in World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series qualifying and later secured a victory in his heat race. After drawing the pole position for the 40-lap feature event, Jimmy led each and every circuit to pick up the $10,000 windfall over a top five that included runner-up Chris Ferguson, Max Blair, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Ryan Gustin! Complete results from last night at the Maryville, Tennessee speedplant can be accessed online by clicking on www.woolms.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

JIMMY OWENS ON PODIUM IN PORT ROYAL PRELIM!
(August 28, 2022) The Ramirez Motorsports team traveled to Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on August 26-27 for the annual running of the 'Rumble by the River.' On Friday night during his Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series prelim show, Jimmy Owens timed in sixth quickest in Group A during qualifying before winning his heat race and finishing third in the 25-lap feature behind only $5,000 victor Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Earl Pearson, Jr. In Saturday's grand finale, which boasted a whopping $50,000 payday, Jimmy won his heat race and ran towards the front early in the 50-lapper before winding up sixth at the unfurling of the checkered flag. Complete results from the 'Rumble by the River' weekend can be found online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

OWENS THIRD IN PRELIM; SIXTH IN TOPLESS 100!
(August 21, 2022) Jimmy Owens and Team 20 ventured to Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas on August 19-20 for the 30th Annual 'Topless 100.' The popular roofless contest was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and started with a $5,000 to win prelim on Friday night. Jimmy timed in second fastest in Group A during qualifying prior to securing a heat race triumph and placing third in the 30-lapper behind only victor Jonathan Davenport and runner-up Spencer Hughes. On Saturday evening in the 100-lap headliner, that boasted a whopping $50,000 first place prize, Jimmy started third on the grid in the 'Topless 100' and ran as high as second in the running order before ultimately finishing sixth in the final rundown. Complete results from Batesville Motor Speedway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

JIMMY OWENS COMPETES IN $75K NORTH/SOUTH 100
(August 14, 2022) Next up on the racing calendar for the #20 team was a visit to Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky from August 11-13 for the 40th edition of the 'North/South 100.' A pair of preliminary programs were planned to kick off the action at the Cincinnati-area facility, but a rain-out on Thursday scrapped the first of two $5,000 to win events. On Friday evening, Jimmy Owens timed in eleventh quickest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to finishing third in his heat race and thirteenth in his 25-lap sprint.

A huge standing-room-only crowd was then on hand on Saturday, as all eyes at the historic venue were solely set on who would capture the whopping $75,000 winner's check in the 'North/South 100.' Jimmy grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race and later rolled off from the outside of the seventh row in the 100-lap crown jewel headliner. The Newport, Tennessee ace was unfortunately an early retiree in the extra-distance affair; however, and was officially placed twenty-first in the final rundown of the 'North/South 100.' Complete results from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie can be viewed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

OWENS AN EARLY RETIREE IN $50,000 USA NATIONALS
(August 7, 2022) Team 20 invaded the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin on August 5-6 to compete in the 35th edition of the 'USA Nationals.' On Friday night during preliminary action, Jimmy Owens won his first heat race from the pole and later moved up two spots in his second heat race to finish sixth. By virtue of racking up the eleventh most passing points on Friday, Jimmy rolled off from the inside of the sixth row in Saturday's 100-lap 'USA Nationals' headliner. With a whopping $50,000 paycheck on the line, Jimmy was unfortunately an early retiree in the crown jewel feature event and was ultimately placed twenty-seventh in the final finishing order. Complete results from Cedar Lake Speedway can be accessed online by clicking on www.woolms.com. (Todd Boyd Photo)

JIMMY OWENS NABS TOP FIVE IN PDC PRELIM FEATURE!
(July 31, 2022) A hectic month of July finally came to a close from July 25-30 with special events across Iowa and Illinois. On Monday at Boone Speedway in Boone, Iowa in the 'Hawkeye 50,' which was sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series and boasted a $20,000 paycheck, Jimmy Owens ran second in his heat race before slipping back to eleventh in the final rundown of the 50-lap headliner. At Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa on Tuesday with the MARS Racing Series, Jimmy grabbed the third transfer spot through his loaded heat race, but was unfortunately an early retiree in the $10,000 to win main event and was relegated to a twenty-fifth place showing.

Next up was the annual running of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' over the weekend at Fairbury Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois. With 81 cars in attendance, Jimmy stopped the clock eleventh quickest in Group A during World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series qualifying on Friday before grabbing the fourth and final transfer position through his $3,000 preliminary feature behind only winner Garrett Smith, Garrett Alberson, and Tyler Bruening. When Saturday rolled around in front of the jammed-packed grandstands, the "O-Show" started thirteenth in the $50,000 to win PDC, but unfortunately headed pitside early in the 100-lapper and was paid for a twenty-sixth place effort. Complete results can be found online at www.woolms.com and www.marsracingseries.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

TOP TEN FOR OWENS IN $53,000 SILVER DOLLAR NATIONALS
(July 25, 2022) Yet another busy week greeted Team 20 from July 19-24 at a pair of different venues: Huset's Speedway in Brandon, South Dakota and I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. On Tuesday in the first-ever stop by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to Huset's, Jimmy Owens clicked off the eighth quickest time overall during qualifying before running second in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the third row in the $10,000 to win headliner, Jimmy unfortunately ran into mechanical issues, pitted several times, and was officially placed eleventh in the final rundown of the 40-lap feature.

The annual running of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals' was then held at I-80 Speedway and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again presided over all of the action. On Thursday in the $12,000 to win 'Dirt Track Bank Go 50,' Jimmy placed second in his heat race before sliding to seventeenth at the checkers of the 50-lapper. In the double round of heat races on Friday night, Jimmy finished second in his first heat race, while he advanced to fifth in his final round. By virtue of accumulating the eighth most passing points, the Newport, Tennessee ace rolled off from the outside of the fourth row in the $53,000 to win 'Silver Dollar Nationals,' which was pushed back to Sunday due to inclement weather. At the conclusion of the 80-lap contest, Jimmy brought his #20 Longhorn Chassis home in the ninth finishing position. Full results can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

JIMMY OWENS FLEXES MUSCLE IN MISSOURI RUNNER-UPS!
(July 17, 2022) A five-race week for the #20 team was on tap from July 11-16 in the states of Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois. Things kicked off with a pair of $20,000 to win XR Super Series battles at Stuart Speedway in Stuart, Iowa. On Monday in the opener, Jimmy Owens placed fourth in his heat race, won his B-Main, and later climbed up to thirteenth in the 50-lap feature. At Stuart on Tuesday, Jimmy earned Fast Time honors during qualifying, won his heat race, and later led the first fourteen circuits of the 50-lapper before finishing fourth at the checkers behind only race winner Chris Madden, Bobby Pierce, and Jonathan Davenport.

Next up was a trio of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series shootouts at I-70 Motorsports Park in Odessa, Missouri, Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois, and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. On Thursday at I-70, Jimmy won his heat race and led the first eleven laps of the 30-lap main event before finishing a close runner-up behind only $10,000 victor Hudson O'Neal. At Granite City on Friday in a $12,000 to win contest, Jimmy ran second in his heat race and third in the 50-lap headliner behind only winner Hudson O'Neal and runner-up Tim McCreadie. In the finale at Wheatland on Saturday, the Newport, Tennessee ace won his heat race and led only the first lap of the feature before placing second in the 'CMH Diamond Nationals' behind only $15,000 race winner Johnny Scott. Full results can be found online at www.racexr.com and www.lucasdirt.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

OWENS FOURTH AT DAVENPORT; SOLID IN GOPHER 50
(July 10, 2022) Jimmy Owens and Team 20 were in action with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series from July 6-9 at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa and Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota. On the 1/4-mile Davenport oval on Wednesday, a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs in the single day showdown. Jimmy ran third in his heat race and later picked off five competitors during the course of the 40-lap feature to land in the fourth finishing position behind only victor Hudson O'Neal, Brandon Overton, and Mike Marlar!

At Deer Creek, a trio of races - that were also co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series - made up the annual running of the 'Gopher 50.' In Thursday's $5,000 to win preliminary event, Jimmy grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race prior to finishing tenth in the 25-lap sprint. The Newport, Tennessee ace then ran third in his heat race and ninth in the 25-lapper during Friday's $5,000 to win program.

On Saturday evening in the grand finale, a whopping $50,000 paycheck was on the line in the annual 'Gopher 50.' Jimmy rolled off from the inside of the fourth row in the 75-lap headliner and immediately pointed his Ramirez Motorsports ride to the front of the field. He climbed to as high as second in the running order before a flat right rear tire sent him pitside on lap 54. After attention by his crew, Jimmy salvaged a sixteenth place performance out of the 'Gopher 50.' Complete results from each day of racing action can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

JIMMY OWENS TRANSFERS INTO FIRECRACKER 100
(June 26, 2022) The #20 team made their way to the storied Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania from June 23-25 for the 16th edition of the 'Firecracker 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the lucrative mega-event for the very first time and 54 competitors piled into the pit area at the Keystone State speedplant to do battle in the three day extravaganza. On Thursday night in a $6,000 to win preliminary event, Jimmy Owens placed fifth in his heat race, second in his B-Main, and eighteenth in the 30-lap sprint. During a similar $6,000 to win show on Friday evening, Jimmy ran fourth in his loaded heat race and won his B-Main prior to advancing up to thirteenth in the 30-lapper.

When Saturday rolled around at Lernerville Speedway, a huge crowd assembled to witness who would go home with the whopping $50,000 top prize in the 'Firecracker 100' grand finale. Jimmy grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race and later rolled off from the inside of the eighth row in the 100-lap headliner. After unfortunately getting spun early in the contest and heading to the back of the pack, Jimmy was able to salvage a thirteenth place effort in the extra-distance affair. Complete results from the entire weekend can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Ryan Neiderlander Photo)

OWENS WINS MOUNTAIN MOONSHINE CLASSIC PRELIM!
(June 19, 2022) Jimmy Owens captured his fourth victory of the 2022 campaign on Friday night, June 17 in the 'Mountain Moonshine Classic' opener at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee! Jimmy stopped the clock third fastest in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying before winning his heat race. After starting his feature from the pole position, Jimmy led each of the thirty circuits to bag the $5,000 windfall ahead of runner-up Jonathan Davenport, Carson Ferguson, Vic Hill, and Zack Mitchell. On Saturday, June 18 in the $50,000 to win weekend finale, the Newport, Tennessee superstar placed fourth in his stacked heat race prior to advancing to thirteenth in the 60-lap headliner.

Earlier in the busy week, Team 20 competed in a XR Super Series doubleheader on Monday and Tuesday at Belleville High Banks in Belleville, Kansas. On Monday evening on the monstrous 1/2-mile oval, Jimmy finished second in his heat race and sixth in the $20,000 to win main event. At Belleville on the tiny 1/4-mile infield bullring on Tuesday, Jimmy earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session prior to securing a triumph in heat race action. After starting the 50-lapper from the pole position and eyeing the whopping $40,000 payday, Jimmy unfortunately slipped over the banking on a few different occasions and was ultimately paid for a twelfth place performance. Complete results from all four races this week can be located online at www.racexr.com and www.lucasdirt.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

JIMMY OWENS TRANSFERS INTO ELDORA MILLION
(June 12, 2022) The Ramirez Motorsports team made their way to the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 8-11 to compete in both the 'Eldora Million' and the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Following a wash-out of Wednesday's action at the 1/2-mile speedplant, the entire 'Eldora Million' extravaganza was held on Thursday. Jimmy Owens finished fifth in his daytime heat race and later advanced to fourteenth in his $12,000 to win preliminary feature. At night, Jimmy placed fourth in his stacked heat race prior to securing a victory in his B-Main to transfer into the lucrative 'Eldora Million' headliner, which boasted a $1,002,022 top prize. The Newport, Tennessee superstar unfortunately suffered a flat right rear tire on lap 84 of the 101-lap affair and was paid for a nineteenth place effort.

On Friday evening at the "Big E," the preliminary action started for the annual running of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Jimmy ran second in his heat race, but the $12,000 to win A-Main was pushed back to Saturday afternoon due to rain showers. The "Newport Nightmare" wound up finishing eleventh in the daytime 25-lapper and then set his sights on competing for the $128,000 paycheck later that evening. Unfortunately while battling for a coveted transfer spot in his heat race, Jimmy suffered a mechanical issue and hit the turn one wall hard - dropping him to eleventh in his heat and costing him a shot of advancing into the 100-lap crown jewel main event. Complete results from the long, rainy week at Eldora Speedway can be viewed by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Josh James Artwork)

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTED BY 411 WIN!
(May 31, 2022) A huge Memorial Day holiday weekend for Ramirez Motorsports was headlined by their third victory of 2022 on Monday, May 30 in the annual 'Scott Sexton Memorial' at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee! Jimmy Owens started off the evening by posting the fourth quickest lap in Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series qualifying before running second in his heat race. Jimmy then continued his dominance at the Volunteer State facility in the 52-lap headliner by streaking to the lead on lap forty and holding the point for the remainder of the distance. At the checkers, Jimmy had collected the $10,052 top prize ahead of a top five that consisted of runner-up Dale McDowell, Mack McCarter, Cory Hedgecock, and Ricky Weiss!

Earlier in the weekend, Team 20 was in action in the 30th Annual 'Show-Me 100' at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Following Thursday's rain-out, a $6,000 payday was on the line on Friday night in a preliminary program. Jimmy ran second in his heat race before moving past four competitors during the 40-lapper to land on the podium in third behind only victor Johnny Scott and runner-up Jonathan Davenport. By virtue of accumulating the third most points, the Newport, Tennessee superstar rolled off from the inside of the second row in Saturday's 100-lap headliner. Jimmy raced all over the top five in the crown jewel event and eventually nabbed a strong fourth place performance behind only $50,000 winner Chris Ferguson, Ricky Thornton, Jr., and Tim McCreadie! Complete results from each holiday weekend race can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com and www.imdirt.net. (MRM Racing Photo)

 

 

 

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