DIRTCAR NATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS
16, 2019) Dennis Erb, Jr. wrapped up the 48th
edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' tonight at Volusia (FL) Speedway
Park, as another $10,000 winner's check was up for grabs for
the 45 car field. Dennis stopped the clock second fastest in
Group B during qualifying prior to picking up his first heat
race triumph during Speedweeks. After drawing the pole position
before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap grand finale,
Dennis hung around the top five throughout the distance and
eventually crossed underneath the checkers fourth behind only
victor Brandon Sheppard, Chris Madden, and Shane Clanton!
(February 15, 2019)
The penultimate event of the 2019 'DIRTcar Nationals' at Volusia
Speedway Park took center stage in the Dirt Late Model world
tonight and the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model
Series presided over another $10,000 to win spectacular. Dennis
Erb, Jr. posted the sixth fastest lap in Group A during qualifying
before running second in his stacked heat race. The Carpentersville,
Illinois ace then started from the inside of the sixth row in
the 50-lapper and eventually finished right where he started...
in the eleventh position.
(February 14, 2019)
Valentine's Day for the #28 team was headlined by another $10,000
to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series shootout
tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. Dennis
Erb, Jr. qualified twelfth fastest in Group B during qualifying
and later stormed to a second place finish in his heat race.
Dennis then rolled off from the outside of the sixth row in
the 50-lap headliner before winding up eighteenth in the final
finishing order for the second straight night.
(February 13, 2019)
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series returned
to competition tonight at Volusia Speedway Park and a $10,000
top prize was on the line for the stellar 44 car field. Dennis
Erb, Jr. placed sixth in his loaded heat race prior to grabbing
the third transfer spot through his B-Main. The Carpentersville,
Illinois native then started the 50-lapper from the outside
of the eleventh row and picked up a few spots en route to an
eighteenth place showing.
(February 12, 2019)
Tonight's DIRTcar-sanctioned program at Volusia Speedway Park
in Barberville, Florida has been washed out from afternoon showers
with more rain on the way. The $7,000 to win 'DIRTcar Nationals'
showdown at the Daytona Beach-area oval will not be rescheduled.
Action will get back underway at VSP tomorrow, as the World
of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series will preside over
a 50-lapper, which will boast a $10,000 payday.
(February 11, 2019)
The 48th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' for the Super Late
Models started tonight at Volusia Speedway Park with a $7,000
to win shootout at the 1/2-mile Barberville, Florida speedplant.
Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the seventh quickest time in his
group during qualifying prior to running seventh in both his
heat race and his B-Main. Unfortunately, the Carpentersville,
Illinois ace was unable to transfer into the 30-lap sprint,
which was won by Mike Marlar.
BUBBA ARMY WINTER NATIONALS RAINED
10, 2019) A $10,000 to win throwdown at Bubba
Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida was scheduled for tonight to
wrap up the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion of "Speedweeks"
in Georgia and Florida. However, the annual 'Bubba Army Winter
Nationals' was rained-out shortly before hot laps started and
the program, which was set to be highlighted by a 50-lap main
event, will not be rescheduled.
ERB, JR. STARTS WOOLMS CAMPAIGN
IN WINTER FREEZE
9, 2019) The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings
Late Model Series kicked off their version of the 2019 racing
season on February 8-9 at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania,
Georgia. The Peach State venue drew a 39 car field for the 'Winter
Freeze IX,' which featured two complete shows paying $10,000
to win each night. On Friday night, Dennis Erb, Jr. placed seventh
in his loaded heat race, third in his B-Main, and thirteenth
in the 50-lap headliner. In tonight's $10,000 to win battle
at Screven, Dennis grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot
through his heat race prior to moving up five spots during the
50-lapper en route to an eleventh place performance.
WINTERNATIONALS NIGHTLY RESULTS
FROM EAST BAY
6, 2019) Round three (and the final one for
the #28 team) of the 'Winternationals' at East Bay Raceway Park
in Gibsonton, Florida took place earlier tonight and all eyes
in the pit area were on capturing the $7,000 payday. Dennis
Erb, Jr. qualified third fastest in Group B during time trials
before finishing second in his stacked heat race. Dennis, who
started from the outside of the sixth row, briefly advanced
inside of the top ten in the 40-lapper and eventually was paid
for a fourteenth place performance in his final night at East
(February 5, 2019)
Another $5,000 windfall was up for grabs with the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series tonight at East Bay Raceway Park. The
Gibsonton, Florida facility drew a stout 56 car field and Dennis
Erb, Jr. started his night off by clicking off the seventh quickest
lap in Group A during time trials. Dennis then finished second
in his loaded heat race and later rolled off from the inside
of the fourth row in the 30-lap feature event. The Carpentersville,
Illinois standout ran as high as second in the running order
before guiding his familiar blue/white #28 machine to a strong
third place podium effort behind only victor Tyler Erb and runner-up
Earl Pearson, Jr.
(February 4, 2019)
The 43rd annual 'Winternationals' kicked off tonight at East
Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida and 53 competitors showed
up to do battle for the $5,000 winner's check. Dennis Erb, Jr.
stopped the clock sixth fastest in Group B during the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying session prior to grabbing
the third and final transfer spot through his heat race. After
rolling off from the outside of the ninth row in the 30-lap
sprint, Dennis was able to move up to finish fifteenth in the
final finishing order of night one at the "Clay by the
SUPER BOWL OF RACING NIGHTLY
RESULTS FROM GOLDEN ISLES
2, 2019) Another $12,000 payday was on the
line with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tonight in the
'Super Bowl of Racing' finale at Golden Isles Speedway. A stout
37 car field signed into the pit area at the Brunswick, Georgia-area
oval and a large crowd was on hand to witness all of the ground-pounding
action. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the
twelfth fastest time in Group A during qualifying and later
grabbed the third transfer spot through his loaded heat race.
Dennis was on the move once again in the 50-lapper, as the Carpentersville,
Illinois star drove up to the sixth spot before eventually crossing
underneath the checkers in the seventh finishing position.
(February 1, 2019)
The 2019 edition of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season
got underway tonight in the 'Super Bowl of Racing' opener at
Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia. Most of the $12,000
to win racing program was completed this evening, but the final
B-Main and the 50-lap headliner were pushed to Saturday afternoon
after inclement weather struck the southern Georgia speedplant.
Dennis Erb, Jr. posted the fifteenth quickest lap in Group A
during the qualifying session prior to finishing seventh in
his stacked heat race and second in his consolation event. During
the course of Saturday's daytime main event, Dennis was able
to advance nine positions to score a solid tenth place showing.
EAGER TO START '19 SEASON; SET TO FOLLOW OUTLAW TOUR!
29, 2019) In recent weeks, Dennis Erb, Jr.
has scoured series and track schedules looking for the best
plan of attack for his #28 Super Late Model team during the
2019 campaign. A final decision was made this past weekend and
for the first time in his career, Dennis will follow the World
of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour. The Carpentersville,
Illinois ace had been a stalwart with the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series since 2013 - when he finished a career best fifth
in the final series point standings - and before that, Dennis
racked up three Championships on the grueling UMP DIRTcar Summer
Nationals tour. (Todd Healy Photo)
The 2019 version of the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late
Model Series schedule currently features 47 races at 36 different
dirt facilities in 16 states. Dennis will look to get off to
a fast start in the national point standings during "Speedweeks"
events at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia on February
8-9 and in four nights of 'DIRTcar Nationals' action at Volusia
Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida from February 13-16. Several
marquee spectaculars also dot the WOOLMS calendar including
the $15,000 to win 'Illini 100' at Farmer City (IL) Raceway,
the $25,000 to win 'First in Flight 100' at Fayetteville (NC)
Motor Speedway, the $30,000 to win 'Firecracker 100' at Lernerville
(PA) Speedway, the $30,000 to win 'Prairie Dirt Classic' at
Fairbury (IL) A.L. Speedway, the $50,000 to win 'USA Nationals'
at Cedar Lake (WI) Speedway, and the season-ending 'World Finals'
weekend at the pristine Dirt Track (NC) at Charlotte. |