Lanigan Earns Top Ten in Intercontinental Classic Prelim at Eldora!
(September 13, 2020)
Viper Motorsports made the trek to Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on September 10-12 for the 'Intercontinental Classic,' which was a fan-less event that took the place of the annual 'World 100.' The three-day weekend kicked off with a pair of $10,000 to win preliminary programs. On Thursday night in the opener, Darrell Lanigan narrowly missed out on the 30-lap feature after finishing eighth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main. At the "Big E" on Friday evening in a similar showdown, Darrell placed third in his loaded heat race prior to claiming a solid tenth place effort in the 30-lapper.

At Eldora Speedway on Saturday, a whopping $50,000 windfall was on the line in the 'Intercontinental Classic' finale. Darrell once again earned the third transfer spot through his heat race and later rolled off from the inside of the sixth row in the 67-lap headliner. The Union, Kentucky ace fought hard for a top ten showing in the high-profile contest, but was eventually awarded a thirteenth place performance in the final rundown. Complete results from the action-packed weekend in the Buckeye State can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

Darrell Lanigan Follows World of Outlaws Tour to Southeast
(September 6, 2020)
The Viper Motorsports team invaded Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, Georgia and Lancaster Motor Speedway in Lancaster, South Carolina over the September 4-5 weekend for a pair of World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series shootouts, which both paid out $10,000 to the winner. At Lavonia on Friday night, Darrell Lanigan ran fifth in his loaded heat race, but was unfortunately caught up in a wreck during the 50-lap headliner and was relegated to a disappointing twenty-second place showing. On Saturday evening at Lancaster, Darrell won his heat race in preliminary action, but a flat left rear tire in the 50-lapper helped drop the Union, Kentucky standout to a thirteenth place effort. Darrell now finds himself fifth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings. Full results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

Lanigan Claims Pair of Top Tens in Visit to Keystone State
(August 23, 2020)
Darrell Lanigan and Viper Motorsports headed to the Keystone State for a World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series triple shot from August 20-22. On Thursday night at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania in the 'Billy Vacek and Huey Wilcoxon Memorial,' Darrell timed in fourth fastest in Group B during qualifying prior to securing a heat race triumph. After starting fourth on the grid in the $12,000 to win headliner, Darrell ran as high as second early in the feature distance before fading late in the 50-lapper on his way to an eighth place showing in the contest, which was organized by Viper Motorsports owners Shawn and Lisa Martin.

At Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on Friday evening in $10,000 to win showdown, Darrell stopped the clock second quickest in Group A and once again scored a heat race victory before winding up seventh in the final finishing order in the 40-lap headliner. In the weekend finale on Saturday at Eriez Speedway in Hammett, Pennsylvania, which also boasted a $10,000 paycheck, Darrell placed third in his heat race and was involved in an incident after the halfway mark that helped drop him to twelfth at the unfurling of the checkered flag. The Union, Kentucky star currently sits fourth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings. Full results from the tripleheader weekend can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

Darrell Lanigan Invades Cedar Lake Speedway for USA Nationals
(August 9, 2020)
The #29v team stayed in the Badger State from August 6-8 to compete in the 33rd edition of the 'USA Nationals' at the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. On Thursday night in the $6,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series opener, Darrell Lanigan timed in sixteenth fastest in Group A during qualifying before finishing seventh in his stacked heat race. Following a victory in his B-Main, Darrell wound up nineteenth in the final finishing order of the 30-lap sprint.

At Cedar Lake on Friday evening, a double set of qualifying heat races were on tap to help determine the line-up for Saturday's $50,000 to win 'USA Nationals.' Darrell ran sixth in his first heat race of the night, while he placed second in his final prelim. By virtue of racking up the thirteenth most passing points during preliminary action, Darrell rolled off from the inside of the seventh row in the 100-lap crown jewel headliner on Saturday. The Union, Kentucky star was eventually relegated to another nineteenth place showing in the 'USA Nationals' grand finale. He still finds himself fourth in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following the busy Cedar Lake weekend. Full results can be obtained online at www.woolms.com.

Lanigan Gets Top Tens in Iowa and Indiana with Outlaws
(August 5, 2020)
It was a hectic stretch for the Viper Motorsports team with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series from July 28-August 4, as the national touring series sanctioned events in Iowa, Indiana, and Wisconsin. Debuting a new paint scheme on Tuesday, July 28 on the 1/4-mile oval at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa, Darrell Lanigan placed second in his stacked heat race prior to winding up eighth in the final finishing order of the $10,000 to win headliner.

At Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana on Friday evening in the first night of the 'Hoosier Dirt Shootout,' Darrell clicked off the fastest lap in Group B during qualifying and led the first three circuits of the $2,500 to win preliminary feature before slipping to sixth at the unfurling of the checkered flag. Saturday's inaugural running of the 'Hoosier Dirt Shootout,' which was slated to pay out a $25,000 top prize, was unfortunately washed out after heavy rainfall. The busy week then wrapped up on Tuesday, August 4 with another $10,000 to win throwdown at Beaver Dam Raceway in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. The Union, Kentucky ace grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race, but mechanical woes early in the 50-lapper dropped him to twenty-third in the final rundown. Complete results from each race can be viewed online at www.woolms.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

Darrell Lanigan Pockets $10,000 for Red River Valley Speedway Win!
(July 20, 2020)
Union, Kentucky star Darrell Lanigan recorded his first win of the 2020 campaign on Saturday evening, July 18 at Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, North Dakota! Darrell timed in second fastest in Group A during World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series qualifying and later secured a heat race triumph. After drawing the outside of the front row prior to the start of the 50-lap main event, Darrell took the lead on the twentieth circuit and held the point throughout the remainder of the feature distance to collect the $10,000 payday over Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Weiss, Chase Junghans, and Ashton Winger!

In other action during the busy week to wrap up the Northern Swing with the national touring series, the #29v team was also in competition at Gondik Law Speedway in Superior, Wisconsin and River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Last Tuesday in a similar $10,000 to win show at Superior, Darrell ran second in his loaded heat race prior to moving up to fourth in the 50-lapper to finish behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard, Cade Dillard, and Jimmy Owens. At River Cities on Sunday, Darrell laid down the fourteenth quickest lap overall during qualifying, finished fourth in his heat race, and later passed a trio of racecars en route to an eighth place feature effort after fifty green flag circuits. He still finds himself third in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings. Full results from each race can be viewed online at www.woolms.com. (Jacy Norgaard Photo)

Lanigan Runner-Up at Outagamie Speedway; Ninth at Plymouth
(July 12, 2020)
Darrell Lanigan and the #29v team remained in the Badger State of Wisconsin over the July 10-11 weekend for a pair of $10,000 to win contests with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. On Friday night at Outagamie Speedway in Seymour, Wisconsin, Darrell earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session and won his heat race prior to rolling off from the inside of the second row in the 50-lap main event. After slipping back to as far as sixth in the running order, Darrell advanced back up to finish a strong runner-up behind only race winner Brandon Sheppard. At Plymouth Dirt Track in Plymouth, Wisconsin on Saturday evening, the Union, Kentucky standout timed in seventh fastest in Group A during qualifying, placed fourth in his loaded heat race, and later moved up to finish ninth in the final rundown of the 50-lapper. Complete results can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

Darrell Lanigan Claims Pair of Top Fives in Cedar Lake Spectacular!
(July 5, 2020)
The Barry Wright House Car team made the trek to the renowned Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin from July 2-4 for a special Independence Day weekend spectacular, which featured both the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series and the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars. The three-day extravaganza in the Badger State started on Thursday night with two separate rounds of qualifying and a $3,000 to win elimination showdown. Darrell Lanigan clicked off the fourth fastest lap in qualifying for Friday and the ninth quickest time for Saturday prior to advancing to fifth in the night's preliminary feature to trail only winner Cade Dillard, Rodney Sanders, Brandon Sheppard, and Ricky Weiss.

A pair of $20,000 top prizes were then on the line over the weekend at Cedar Lake. On Friday evening, Darrell won his heat race before slipping back to finish fifth in the 40-lap headliner behind only victor Ashton Winger, Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Weiss, and Dennis Erb, Jr. At CLS on Saturday night in front of the CBS Sports Network cameras, Darrell placed fifth in his stacked heat race and later climbed six spots during the 40-lapper en route to a steady ninth place showing. The Union, Kentucky ace still sits third in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following the fireworks-filled weekend. Complete results from all three contests can be viewed online by clicking on www.woolms.com.

Lanigan Gets Another Podium Performance in $30,000 Firecracker!
(June 28, 2020)
Next up on the racing calendar for the #29v team was a visit to the storied Lernerville Speedway on June 25-27, as the Sarver, Pennsylvania facility played host to the annual running of the 'Firecracker 100,' which kicked off with a pair of $6,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series preliminary programs. On Thursday night at the Keystone State oval, Darrell Lanigan ran third in his heat race, but was unfortunately involved in a lap three pileup and was officially placed sixteenth in the final rundown of the 25-lap sprint. In a similar $6,000 to win prelim on Friday evening, Darrell finished fourth in his heat race and later blasted all the way up to eighth in the 25-lapper.

When Saturday rolled around at the 4/10-mile speedplant, all eyes were fixated on the finale of the 'Firecracker 100' weekend and the hefty $30,000 payday. Darrell won his loaded heat race and later drew the third starting spot for the 50-lap headliner. The Union, Kentucky star ran as high as second in the contest and eventually claimed a hard-fought third place podium performance behind only race winner Cade Dillard and runner-up Max Blair! Complete results from the lucrative 'Firecracker 100' weekend can be found online by clicking on www.woolms.com.

Darrell Lanigan Lands on Podium in Bulls Gap Finale; Third in Points!
(June 21, 2020)
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series took the #29v team to the ultra-fast Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee on June 19-20 for a pair of $10,000 to win throwdowns. On Friday night following afternoon thunderstorms at "The Gap," Darrell Lanigan placed fifth in his loaded heat race, won his B-Main, and later climbed seven spots during the 50-lap headliner to nab a solid eleventh place effort. At Bulls Gap on Saturday evening, Darrell clicked off the second quickest lap in Group A during qualifying, won his stacked heat race, and placed third in the 50-lapper behind only victor Zack Mitchell and runner-up Dale McDowell. The Union, Kentucky hotshoe still finds himself third in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings following the double-dip. Complete results from the doubleheader weekend in the Volunteer State can be viewed by clicking on www.woolms.com. (MRM Racing Photos)

 

 

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