ERB ADVANCES TO SEVENTH AT PORT ROYAL; SEVENTH IN POINTS
(April 24, 2017)
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series grind heated back up from April 20-23 with four scheduled events in the states of Ohio, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The quadruple header kicked off for the Dennis Erb Racing team on Thursday night with the annual 'Buckeye Spring 50,' which boasted a $10,000 winner's check at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio. Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in thirteenth quickest in Group A during qualifying prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After starting the 50-lapper from the inside of the seventh row, Dennis was headed towards a solid top ten performance until a skirmish left him with left rear suspension problems and a twelfth place effort.

On Friday evening, a rugged racetrack greeted the #28 team at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio and series competitors unanimously voted that the $10,000 to win special become a non-points race due to the sub par track conditions. Dennis finished seventh in his heat race, second in his B-Main, and twenty-fourth in the 50-lap main event. Following a rain-out of Saturday's program at Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland, the hectic weekend wrapped up on Sunday with another $10,000 to win showdown at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania.

Dennis earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session before slipping back to sixth in his loaded heat race. After a second place run in his B-Main, the Carpentersville, Illinois standout then blitzed past twelve competitors during the 50-lap feature en route to a strong seventh place showing. Dennis now sits seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting the Keystone State. Complete results from each of these races can be found by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. STEADY IN SLOCUM 50 AT BURLINGTON
(April 16, 2017)
Carpentersville, Illinois standout Dennis Erb, Jr. jumped behind the wheel of a Jay Johnson-owned #28 Black Diamond Chassis on Saturday evening, April 15 at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa. The Corn Belt Clash Super Late Model Series presided over the annual 'Slocum 50' and a hefty $10,555 winner's check was on the line. Dennis knocked down the fifteenth fastest lap overall during the qualifying session prior to advancing to third in his stacked heat race. After starting the 50-lap feature from the inside of the fifth row, Dennis was able to move past two competitors during the caution-free affair on his way to a solid seventh place showing. Full results from the 'Slocum 50' can be viewed by clicking on www.cornbeltclash.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

ERB, JR. IMPROVES TO NINTH IN BATESVILLE'S BAD BOY 98
(April 9, 2017)
Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team found themselves in the pit area at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas on April 7-8 for the annual running of the 'Bad Boy 98.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie drew 45 entrants to the Razorback State for the two-day extravaganza, which boasted a whopping $20,000 winner's check. On Friday night, Dennis logged the fourteenth fastest time in Group A during qualifying before placing seventh in his loaded heat race.

After grabbing the third and final transfer spot through Saturday's B-Main, Dennis experienced rocker arm problems in doing so and was forced to unload his back-up car for the 98-lap headliner. The Carpentersville, Illinois star then rolled off from the tail of the talent-rich field and promptly blasted up inside of the top ten - eventually landing in the ninth finishing position. Dennis now finds himself seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the 'Bad Boy 98' weekend. Complete results from Batesville Motor Speedway can be viewed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. STEADY IN SOUTHERN LUCAS OIL TRIPLE SHOT
(April 3, 2017)
The Dennis Erb Racing team tackled a trio of lucrative Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdowns from March 31-April 2 in the states of Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. Things kicked off on Friday night at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia, as a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs at the Chattanooga-area facility. Dennis Erb, Jr. ran seventh in his stacked heat race and fourth in his B-Main prior to receiving a series provisional to gain access into the 50-lapper. After starting the feature from the inside of the twelfth row, Dennis methodically worked his way past twelve competitors on his way to a steady eleventh place performance.

On Saturday evening, the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama took center stage, as the annual 'Alabama Shootout' boasted a $12,000 winner's check. Dennis placed third in his stacked heat race and was in the seventh position when he crossed underneath the checkered flag following sixty green flag racing laps. In the $10,000 to win weekend finale at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee on Sunday, Dennis timed in sixth quickest overall in qualifying, won his loaded heat race, and later knocked down a strong fifth place effort in the 50-lap headliner, as he trailed only winner Don O'Neal, Scott Bloomquist, Tanner English, and Brandon Overton at the checkers. The Carpentersville, Illinois hotshoe now finds himself eighth in the latest version of the heated LOLMDS point standings exiting the tripleheader weekend. Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

ERB, JR. CLIMBS TO FIFTH IN THAW BRAWL OPENER AT LASALLE
(March 26, 2017)
The #28 team drove through the pit gate at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois on Friday, March 24 for the opening event of the 6th Annual 'Thaw Brawl.' The two-day extravaganza at the 1/4-mile bullring was tri-sanctioned by the American Late Model Series (ALMS), the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series, and MARS West tours. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the tenth quickest time in Group A during the qualifying session prior to finishing third in his loaded heat race. During the course of the $7,000 to win feature event, which went caution-free for the 40-lap distance, Dennis worked his way past a handful of competitors en route to a solid fifth place showing. The Carpentersville, Illinois star trailed only victor Josh Richards, Chris Simpson, Tim McCreadie, and Bobby Pierce at the checkers.

Saturday evening's $17,000 to win 'Thaw Brawl' finale unfortunately fell victim to Mother Nature, as heavy rain showers ultimately canceled the special event. Full results from LaSalle Speedway can be viewed online at www.lasallespeedway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

ERB EARNS SECOND TOILET BOWL CLASSIC WIN AT CLARKSVILLE!
(March 5, 2017)
Dennis Erb, Jr. sat on the throne on Saturday evening, March 4 at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, Tennessee, as he laid claim to his second career 'Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic' triumph! Dennis clicked off the second quickest time in Group A during MARS Dirt Car Series qualifying prior to scoring the victory in heat race action. After drawing the pole position before the start of the 40-lap headliner, Dennis led the talented field from green to checkers to pocket the $5,000 windfall and the unique Toilet Bowl trophy over Rodney Sanders, Scott Crigler, Gordy Gundaker, and Tony Jackson, Jr.!

Earlier in the weekend at Clarksville, Dennis laid down the fastest lap in his group during Friday's qualifying session and later finished third in his heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois standout was then running inside of the top ten during the 30-lapper when he opted to pull off the one-groove racing surface, which relegated him to a twenty-first place showing in the $3,000 to win MARS weekend opener. Complete results from the 'Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic' can be accessed by clicking on www.marsracingseries.com. (Josh James Artwork Photo)

DIRTCAR NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VOLUSIA
(February 25, 2017)
The 46th running of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' wrapped up tonight at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park with another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series battle. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the second quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior to scoring an impressive heat race triumph. After drawing the pole position for the 40-lapper and leading the first fourteen circuits, Dennis' hard tire selection hampered him throughout the remainder of the distance and the Carpentersville, Illinois ace wound up slipping back to seventh in the final rundown.

(February 24, 2017) Following a pair of shows that fell victim to Mother Nature, the dirt started flying again at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida tonight in the penultimate event of the 46th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals.' A $10,000 top prize was up for grabs in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series special. Dennis Erb, Jr. logged the ninth fastest lap in Group B during time trials prior to bagging the third and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 40-lap main event from the outside of the ninth row, Dennis was running in the thirteenth position on lap 23 when the race was deemed official due to a dense fog that rolled over the Daytona Beach-area facility.

(February 23, 2017) Back-to-back rain-outs have stricken the annual 'DIRTcar Nationals,' as tonight's $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tilt at Volusia Speedway Park was nixed by inclement weather early in the afternoon. The event will not be rescheduled and the rain-out leaves only two races left during the 2017 version of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' at the Barberville, Florida facility.

(February 22, 2017) The 'DIRTcar Nationals' program scheduled for tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida was canceled after heavy rain hit the 1/2-mile oval in the morning with more wet weather forecasted throughout the day. The evening's $10,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series-sanctioned throwdown will not be rescheduled. Action will resume at VSP on Thursday night with the first of three consecutive evenings of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series competition.

(February 21, 2017) Another $7,000 payday was on the line tonight at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park, as the UMP DIRTcar Series presided over yet another 'DIRTcar Nationals' battle at the Daytona Beach-area speedplant. Dennis Erb, Jr. posted the seventh fastest time in his group during qualifying and later ran fourth in heat race action. After grabbing the second transfer spot through his B-Main, Dennis was able to improve four positions during the 30-lapper on his way to an eighteenth place outing.

(February 20, 2017) The 46th edition of the six-race 'DIRTcar Nationals' started tonight at the ultra-fast Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida with a $7,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series showdown. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the third quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session prior to placing third in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the sixth row in the 30-lap headliner, Dennis vaulted all the way up to fourth in the running order before eventually settling for a strong fifth place performance behind only victor Chris Madden, Brian Shirley, Tyler Erb, and Shane Clanton!

ERB, JR. LANDS ON PODIUM AT OCALA; LEAVES SEVENTH IN POINTS
(February 19, 2017)
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion of "Speedweeks 2017" concluded tonight with a $10,000 to win affair at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. The annual running of the 'Bubba Army Winter Nationals' drew a stellar 44 car field to the 3/8-mile, D-shaped venue. Dennis Erb, Jr. qualified third fastest in Group B during time trials before running second in his stacked heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois ace then started sixth on the grid in the 50-lap headliner and drove up to as high as second and pressured leader Scott Bloomquist late in the distance. At the checkers, Dennis found himself in the third finishing position behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Scott Bloomquist. He will leave the "Sunshine State" seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following Golden Isles, East Bay, and Ocala.

WINTERNATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM EAST BAY
(February 18, 2017)
Tonight's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned 'Winternationals' finale at East Bay (FL) Raceway Park, which was scheduled to pay $12,000 to win, has been washed out and will not be rescheduled.

(February 17, 2017) The penultimate event of the 'Winternationals' took place earlier this evening at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida. The points race for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series paid $10,000 to the winner and drew a stout 42 car field. Dennis Erb, Jr. started his night by posting the eighth quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the eighth row in the 50-lapper, Dennis was able to move forward a bit during the headliner and eventually crossed underneath the checkers in the thirteenth position.

(February 16, 2017) The 41st edition of the 'Winternationals' soldiered on tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida, as a $7,000 top prize was on the line for the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Dennis Erb, Jr. qualified sixth fastest in Group A during time trials before running second in heat race action. Dennis then started the 45-lap main event from the inside of the fourth row and was battling for the fourth position on lap 23 when he was unfortunately wrecked by Michael Lake. The Carpentersville, Illinois star returned to the racing surface at the tail end of the field and salvaged a thirteenth place showing tonight at the "Clay by the Bay."

(February 15, 2017) Tonight's $7,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida has succumbed to Mother Nature and will not be rescheduled. Heavy afternoon rains deluged the Tampa-area and the track was not able to be worked into shape to host racing action this evening.

(February 14, 2017) Another $5,000 windfall greeted the competitors in round two of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion of the 'Winternationals' tonight at East Bay (FL) Raceway Park. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the sixth fastest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to finishing third in heat race action. The Carpentersville, Illinois native then started the 25-lapper from the inside of the sixth row before claiming a solid tenth place effort.

(February 13, 2017) The #28 team made their way to East Bay Raceway Park for tonight's 41st Annual 'Winternationals' opener at the Gibsonton, Florida facility. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the dirt-slinging action at the "Clay by the Bay" and a $5,000 winner's check was up for grabs. Dennis Erb, Jr. clicked off the sixth fastest lap in Group A during time trials and later grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After starting the 25-lap sprint from the inside of the eighth row, Dennis wound up fourteenth in the final rundown.

SUPER BOWL OF RACING NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM BRUNSWICK
(February 11, 2017)
Night two of the 'Super Bowl of Racing' doubleheader weekend at Golden Isles (GA) Speedway took center stage this evening and a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series extravaganza. Dennis Erb, Jr. laid down the fifth quickest time in Group B during qualifying, but later finished ninth in his heat race and twelfth in his B-Main. The Carpentersville, Illinois star took a provisional to advance into the 60-lapper and was eventually awarded a seventeenth place performance.

(February 10, 2017) Dennis Erb Racing lifted the lid to their 2017 campaign tonight in round one of the annual 'Super Bowl of Racing' at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the $10,000 to win opener, which drew a stout 51 car field. Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in sixteenth fastest in Group B during the qualifying session prior to running fifth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main. After receiving a series provisional to gain access into the 50-lap main event, Dennis was caught up in a lap six skirmish and eventually wound up twenty-second in the final finishing order.

 

 

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