DIRTCAR NATIONALS NIGHTLY
RESULTS FROM VOLUSIA...
17, 2018) The 47th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals' officially
wrapped up tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida
and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour presided
over another $10,000 to win program for the ground-pounding Super
Late Models. Darrell Lanigan laid down the fifteenth fastest time
in Group B during the qualifying session, but was later involved
in a hard heat race wreck that severely damaged his #14 Club 29
machine. The Union, Kentucky superstar was officially done for the
night and was unable to compete in the 50-lap grand finale that
was eventually won by Brandon Sheppard.
(February 16, 2018)
The penultimate event of the 'DIRTcar Nationals'
was held earlier tonight at Volusia Speedway Park and yet another
$10,000 paycheck awaited the winner of the World of Outlaws Craftsman
Late Model Series spectacular at the Barberville, Florida speedplant.
Darrell Lanigan posted the ninth fastest lap in Group B during the
qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer
spot through his heat race. After starting the 50-lap feature distance
from the inside of the eighth row, Darrell was able to drive past
a handful of competitors on his way to a solid tenth place showing.
(February 15, 2018)
Round four of the 47th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals'
took place earlier this evening at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville,
Florida and a $10,000 windfall was up for grabs for the cars and
stars racing with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series.
Darrell Lanigan could only muster finishes of eighth in his heat
race and tenth in his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of
the 50-lap headliner that was eventually won by Dale McDowell.
(February 14, 2018)
Valentine's Day found the #14 team in the Volusia
Speedway Park pit area, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model
Series held their 2018 season opening event at the Daytona Beach-area
speedplant. There were 51 competitors on hand in Barberville, Florida
to vie for the $10,000 top prize. Darrell Lanigan stopped the clock
tenth quickest in Group A during time trials before climbing to
second in heat race action. After starting seventh on the grid in
the 50-lap feature, which was cut short due to heavy fog, Darrell
unfortunately slapped the wall on lap 22 and wound up twenty-seventh
in the final finishing order.
(February 13, 2018)
Tonight's $7,000 to win UMP Super Late Model event
at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida was washed out
by an afternoon rain shower. Action will continue during the 'DIRTcar
Nationals' at VSP tomorrow, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late
Model Series season finally gets underway with a $10,000 to win
(February 12, 2018)
Darrell Lanigan and the #14 CBR team opted to take
tonight off and did not compete in the $7,000 to win 'DIRTcar Nationals'
opener for the UMP Super Late Models at Volusia Speedway Park in
BUBBA ARMY WINTERNATIONALS
RESULTS FROM OCALA...
11, 2018) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series took
the #14 team a couple of hours north overnight to Bubba Raceway
Park in Ocala, Florida for a single-day shootout. The 'Bubba Army
Winternationals' drew 37 entrants to the egg-shaped racetrack to
vie for a $10,000 top prize. Darrell Lanigan knocked down the eighth
quickest lap in Group B during the time trial session before running
third in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside
of the sixth row in the 50-lapper, Darrell had a strong run going
in the caution-plagued race until he was caught up in a grinding
multi-car wreck on the 31st circuit. He then soldiered on to place
eighteenth in the final finishing order tonight at BRP.
RESULTS FROM EAST BAY...
10, 2018) The action-packed 'Winternationals' wrapped
up tonight in the Tampa area at East Bay Raceway Park with a $12,000
to win grand finale. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again
presided over the dirt-slinging competition, which drew 52 Super
Late Model entrants to the Gibsonton, Florida oval. Darrell Lanigan
laid down the thirteenth fastest time in Group A during qualifying
prior to finishing fifth in his heat race. The Union, Kentucky star
then won his B-Main before rallying up to ninth in the 60-lap feature
(February 9, 2018) The
penultimate event of the 42nd Annual 'Winternationals' greeted a
large crowd tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida.
A star-studded 54 car field converged at the "Clay by the Bay"
for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points-paying show, which
also carried a $10,000 paycheck. Darrell Lanigan qualified sixth
quickest in his group during time trials before finishing second
in his stacked heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from
the outside of the sixth row, Darrell unfortunately suffered terminal
problems under the hood and retired in the twenty-fifth position.
(February 8, 2018) Night
four of the wildly-entertaining 'Winternationals' was on tap tonight
at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida and the #14 CBR team
had their sights solely set on capturing the $7,000 winner's check.
Darrell Lanigan posted the sixteenth quickest time in Group B during
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying session prior to
finishing third in his loaded heat race. The Union, Kentucky superstar
then started the 40-lapper from the outside of the seventh row and
moved up inside of the top ten before settling for a thirteenth
(February 7, 2018) Next
up on the 'Winternationals' schedule of events was a $7,000 to win
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle tonight at East Bay Raceway
Park and a stellar 51 car field piled into the pit area at the Gibsonton,
Florida facility. Darrell Lanigan clicked off the eighth fastest
lap in Group B during the time trial session before grabbing the
third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After
rolling off from the outside of the eighth row in the 40-lap feature
event, Darrell was able to drive past six competitors during the
race en route to a solid tenth place effort.
(February 6, 2018) For
the second straight evening, Darrell Lanigan was not an entrant
for the $5,000 to win 'Winternationals' show at East Bay Raceway
Park. However, he does plan to sign into the pit area tomorrow to
compete in the third round of the 'Winternationals' at the Gibsonton,
Florida facility, which pays $7,000 to the victor!
(February 5, 2018) The
#14 team opted to skip tonight's $5,000 to win 'Winternationals'
opener at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida. The Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series showdown tonight at the "Clay by
the Bay" was not a points event...
SUPER BOWL OF RACING
NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM GIS...
3, 2018) The RhinoAg 'Super Bowl of Racing' grand
finale at Golden Isles Speedway greeted the 41 competitors tonight
and a $12,000 winner's check was on the line. An ultra-fast, rugged
racing surface was the norm throughout the evening at the Brunswick,
Georgia facility and Darrell Lanigan started the night by logging
the eighteenth fastest time in Group A during the Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series qualifying session. Darrell ran ninth in his heat
race and fourth in his B-Main, but later received a series provisional
to gain access into the 60-lapper. During the course of the attrition-filled
race, the Union, Kentucky star rallied all the way from the back
to salvage a solid eighth place showing.
(February 2, 2018) Darrell
Lanigan and the Clint Bowyer Racing (CBR) team started their 2018
grind on the ultra-competitive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
tour tonight with the annual 'Super Bowl of Racing' opener at Golden
Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia. A stellar 41 car field assembled
at GIS for the $10,000 to win special. Darrell laid down the eighth
quickest time in Group B during the qualifying session prior to
grabbing the third transfer spot through his stacked heat race.
After starting the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the fifth
row, Darrell slipped back a couple of spots during his season lid
lifter to finish twelfth in the final rundown.
LANIGAN TURNS FOCUS TO
2018; STARTS SEASON AT GIS!
21, 2017) Fresh off a strong third place podium
performance in the season-ending $30,000 to win 'Gateway Dirt Nationals'
at The Dome at America's Center in St. Louis, Missouri last Saturday
evening, Darrell Lanigan has now turned his focus to 2018 and released
a full schedule of events earlier today on www.laniganautosports.com.
Darrell and his #14 Clint Bowyer Racing (CBR) team will return to
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour full-time in '18 and will
start their campaign during the 'Super Bowl of Racing' at Golden
Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia on February 2-3. The Union,
Kentucky star wound up sixth in the final LOLMDS point standings
in 2017 with two series wins (seven overall). You can view all of
the confirmed schedule dates for 2018 online at www.laniganautosports.com!