Busy Week in Upper Midwest Lands Pair of Top Fives for Lanigan!
(July 15, 2019)
Darrell Lanigan and his #29 team were in the Upper Midwest for four more $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series showdowns from July 9-14 in the states of Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Minnesota. On Tuesday night at ABC Raceway in Ashland, Wisconsin, Darrell ran third in his heat race, but fought steering issues in the 50-lap feature event and eventually wound up thirteenth in the final finishing order of the race, which was delayed on lap 18 due to rainfall. At River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota on Friday, Darrell placed second in his loaded heat race and ran amongst the leaders in the 50-lapper before scoring a strong fifth place performance behind only victor Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Weiss, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Shane Clanton.

An overnight trek to Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minnesota then greeted the DLR team, as another $10,000 top prize was on the line on Saturday evening. Darrell earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session, won his heat race, but later slipped back to fifth in the 50-lap headliner to trail only race winner Shane Clanton, Brandon Sheppard, Jimmy Mars, and Dennis Erb, Jr. The final race of the hectic week took place on Sunday at Red Cedar Speedway in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Darrell, who currently sits second in the latest WOOLMS point standings, finished fourth in his heat race before winding up eleventh in the final rundown of the 50-lap main event. Full results from all four races can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

Darrell Lanigan Seventh at Independence; Fourth in Gopher 50
(July 7, 2019)
The Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) team trekked to Iowa and Minnesota with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series on July 5-6 for a pair of $10,000 to win point battles. On Friday night at Independence Motor Speedway in Independence, Iowa, Darrell Lanigan timed in tenth fastest in qualifying, finished fourth in heat race action, and later moved up three spots in the 50-lap headliner to place seventh in the final finishing order. At Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota on Saturday evening, another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs in the annual running of the 'Gopher 50.' Darrell moved up to finish fourth in his loaded heat race before steering past eight competitors during the 50-lapper to nab a solid fourth place effort behind only victor Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Weiss, and Jimmy Mars. The Union, Kentucky ace currently sits second in the latest WOOLMS point standings. Full results from the weekend can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

Lanigan Charges to Second at Brownstown; Places Third at THAT!
(June 30, 2019)
Darrell Lanigan was busy from June 27-29 in a tripleheader weekend in the states of Indiana and Kentucky. On Thursday night in a $5,000 to win DIRTcar Summer Nationals battle at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana, Darrell ran fourth in his stacked heat race prior to blasting past eleven competitors during the 40-lap feature to bag an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Mike Marlar. In a $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series throwdown on Friday evening at the sprawling Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Indiana, Darrell laid down the quickest lap in his group during qualifying, won his heat race, and later wound up third and on the podium in the 30-lapper to trail only race winner Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Bobby Pierce.

The weekend finale then took the #29 DLR team back home to Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on Saturday for the annual 'Ralph Latham Memorial.' Darrell advanced to second in his stacked heat race and quickly blitzed into the top five early in the $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series main event. Unfortunately, he steadily slipped backwards throughout the remainder of the caution-free affair to eventually land in the fifteenth finishing position. Complete results from all three weekend races can be viewed online at www.thehelltour.com, www.woolms.com, and www.lucasdirt.com.

Darrell Lanigan Leads Late in Firecracker; Runner-Up in Marquee Event!
(June 23, 2019)
The Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) team headed to the Keystone State on June 21-22 for the 13th edition of the 'Firecracker 100' at the storied Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania. The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series marquee event drew a stout 46 car field and things kicked off at the 4/10-mile oval on Friday night with a $6,000 to win preliminary event. Darrell Lanigan won his heat race and later wound up fifth in the 30-lap opener behind only victor Michael Norris, Mason Zeigler, Brandon Sheppard, and Josh Richards. On Saturday evening in the 'Firecracker 100,' Darrell won his heat race, ran in the top three throughout the $30,000 to win headliner, and eventually led laps 95-96. Unfortunately for the Union, Kentucky standout, a late caution flag bunched up the talented field and Darrell slipped back to second at the finish behind only victor Tim McCreadie. Complete results from Lernerville Speedway can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

Lanigan Lands in Eldora Speedway Victory Lane in Exciting Fashion!
(June 9, 2019)
Darrell Lanigan and his #29 team celebrated in victory lane for the second time in 2019 on the grand stage at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Thursday night, June 6! Darrell started the evening by posting the fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session and later placed second in his heat race. After starting fifth on the grid in the 25-lap feature, Darrell streaked to the front and passed race-long leader Jonathan Davenport on the final circuit to record the exciting $10,000 triumph over Davenport, Brian Shirley, Chris Ferguson, and Tim McCreadie!

On Friday evening in a similar $10,000 to win Twin 25, Darrell finished second again in his heat race prior to picking off two competitors during the 25-lap sprint to place fourth behind only race winner Jonathan Davenport, Kent Robinson, and Ricky Weiss. At the "Big E" on Saturday, all eyes were fixated on capturing the whopping $125,000 winner's check in the 25th Annual 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' The Union, Kentucky ace was unfortunately involved in a hard wreck in his heat race, utilized a point provisional to gain access into the 100-lapper, and eventually worked his way past seventeen cars to salvage a steady tenth place showing in the crown jewel extravaganza. Full results from the action-packed weekend can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Heath Lawson Photo)

Darrell Lanigan Drives to Top Five at Cochran Motor Speedway
(June 2, 2019)
Darrell Lanigan and the #29 team followed the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour to Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia and Lancaster Speedway in Lancaster, South Carolina on May 31-June 1 for a pair of pivotal point races - each of which carried a $10,000 winner's check. On Friday night at Cochran, Darrell ran third in his heat race prior to moving up three spots during the 50-lapper on his way to a fifth place showing behind only victor Brandon Overton, Chase Junghans, Ricky Weiss, and Brandon Sheppard. At Lancaster on Saturday evening, Darrell placed fourth in his heat race, but was unfortunately caught up in a wreck during the 50-lap headliner and retired with heavy front end damage in the sixteenth position. Complete results from both weekend battles in the Southeast can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

Lanigan Strikes for $5,000 Victory at Nearby Florence Speedway!
(May 26, 2019)
Darrell Lanigan recorded his first victory of the 2019 campaign on Saturday evening, May 25 at the nearby Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky! Darrell ran second in his heat race and later started the unsanctioned 50-lap feature event from the pole position. Darrell then paced the strong field from green to checkers in the headliner to pocket the $5,000 winner's check ahead of Zack Dohm, Mike Marlar, Kent Robinson, and Tyler Erb! Full results from last night at Florence Speedway can be accessed online at www.florencespeedway.com. (Brandon Murray Photo)

Darrell Lanigan Lands on Podium at Wayne County Speedway!
(May 20, 2019)
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series took Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) to the Buckeye State from May 17-19 for a pair of $10,000 to win shootouts at Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio and Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio. With the event at Zanesville washing out on both Friday and Sunday, Darrell Lanigan was only able to turn laps on Saturday evening at WCS. Darrell stopped the clock sixth fastest overall during the qualifying session prior to scoring an impressive win in heat race action. After drawing the outside of the front row for the start of the 50-lap contest, Darrell was a fixture towards the front of the stout field and the Union, Kentucky ace eventually crossed underneath the checkers third behind only victor Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Ricky Weiss. He now finds himself second in the year-long chase for the coveted WOOLMS Championship! Full results from Wayne County can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

Lanigan Streaks to Podium Effort in Farmer City 74!
(May 12, 2019)
With Saturday's annual 'FALS Frenzy' at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois succumbing to persistent afternoon rain showers, the #29 team entered one lone event over the May 10-11 weekend on Friday evening at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois. A $10,000 top prize was on the line in the 'Farmer City 74' and a whopping 52 entrants piled into the pit area at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds facility. Darrell Lanigan knocked down the eighteenth fastest time in Group B during qualifying prior to advancing up to grab the third and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the ninth row in the 74-lap headliner, Darrell streaked past fifteen competitors the contest to land on the podium in the third position behind only victor Kent Robinson and runner-up Allen Weisser. Full results from the Schaeffer's Oil MARS Racing Series battle can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

Darrell Lanigan Back on Outlaws Trail; Suffers Flat RR Tire
(May 5, 2019)
With the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series battle at Lavonia (GA) Speedway succumbing to inclement weather on Saturday, May 4, the #29 team entered one lone event over the weekend with the national touring series. On Friday night, the legendary Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina played host to a single-day showdown, which boasted a $10,000 top prize. Darrell Lanigan laid down the tenth fastest lap in Group B during qualifying prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting sixteenth on the grid and suffering a flat right rear tire on lap 27, Darrell eventually brought his Club 29 racecar home in the thirteenth finishing position after fifty green flag circuits. Full results from the "Place Your Momma Warned You About" can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

 

 

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