Lanigan Strong Early in Indiana Icebreaker; Runs into Trouble Late
(March 17, 2019)
Darrell Lanigan and the #29 DLR team were back in Super Late Model competition on Saturday night, March 16 at the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. The annual running of the 'Indiana Icebreaker' was on tap at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds facility and 34 entrants signed into the pit area to vie for the lucrative $12,000 winner's check. Darrell started his evening by posting the third fastest lap in Group A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race.

After rolling off from the inside of the seventh row in the 50-lap headliner, Darrell had blasted all the way up to sixth in the running order and was in the eighth spot with only two laps remaining. Unfortunately, the Union, Kentucky star was caught up in an incident and brought out the caution flag, which dropped him to a disappointing twenty-first place showing. Full results from the 'Indiana Icebreaker' can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

DIRTcar Nationals Nightly Results from Volusia Speedway Park
(February 16, 2019)
Darrell Lanigan 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. Darrell placed fifth in his loaded heat race, but later scored a victory in his B-Main. The Union, Kentucky superstar then advanced eleven positions during the course of the 50-lap grand finale to leave Barberville with a strong seventh place effort.

(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. Darrell Lanigan knocked down the sixth quickest time in Group B during qualifying and later ran second in heat race action. Darrell then picked off seven competitors in the action-packed 50-lap feature to score a strong fifth place performance behind only victor Brandon Sheppard, Mike Marlar, Brian Shirley, and Don O'Neal.

(February 14, 2019) Valentine's Day for the #29 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. Darrell Lanigan posted the tenth quickest time in Group B during qualifying before grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 50-lapper from the inside of the seventh row, Darrell was able to scoot past five competitors on his way to a solid eighth place showing.

(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. Darrell Lanigan stopped the clock ninth quickest in Group A during the time trial session and later ran third in heat race action. The Union, Kentucky superstar then rolled off from the inside of the fifth row in the 50-lap headliner and vaulted to as high as fourth in the running order shortly after the midway point in the contest. At the unfurling of the checkered flag, Darrell found himself in the seventh finishing position in night three of the 'DIRTcar Nationals.'

(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. Darrell Lanigan posted the third fastest lap in his group during qualifying prior to finishing third in his stacked heat race. Darrell then blasted past ten competitors during the 30-lap sprint to earn an impressive runner-up performance behind only victor Mike Marlar!

Lanigan Off to Solid Start in 2019 in Winter Freeze IX at Screven
(February 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. In his first race back in his familiar #29 on Friday night, Darrell Lanigan won his heat race in preliminary action prior to placing fourth in the 50-lap headliner behind only victor Brandon Overton, Chris Madden, and Brian Shirley. Earlier this evening in a similar $10,000 to win battle, Darrell ran third in his stacked heat race and later advanced two positions in the 50-lapper to leave Screven with a seventh place showing.

Darrell Lanigan Racing Rained-Out at North Florida Speedway
(February 3, 2019)
The Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) team got their race cars and equipment ready a little earlier than expected and were supposed to open up their 2019 racing season tonight at North Florida Speedway in Lake City, Florida. However, heavy rains blanketed the area and the $5,000 to win UMP DIRTcar Series program was washed out and will not be rescheduled. At this time, Darrell Lanigan's first race back in his familiar, self-owned #29 machine will come during the 'Winter Freeze' next weekend at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia!

Darrell Lanigan Back to Familiar Black #29 for 2019 Season!
(November 29, 2018)
Following a three-year stint driving for Clint Bowyer Racing (CBR), Darrell Lanigan will return to his self-owned, familiar #29 machine for the 2019 campaign! Darrell, who will now build Club 29 Race Cars separately from Black Diamond Chassis in his own Union, Kentucky race shop, is currently in the process of restarting his own Super Late Model program. While he is not 100% certain of his racing schedule for 2019, there is a chance that Darrell will return to the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour if all of the pieces to his team fall into place prior to "Speedweeks" in February. The #29 team will utilize Cornett horsepower when they take to the track at the beginning of next season. More information will be posted as news warrants and a new website will be on the way closer to the start of the '19 season! (Heath Lawson Photo)

 

 

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