Lanigan Streaks to Podium
Effort in Farmer City 74!
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
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.
Lanigan Lands Pair of
Top Fives in 'Illini 100' at Farmer City!
7, 2019) The #29 DLR team was back on the World
of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series trail on April 5-6
in the 12th edition of the 'Illini 100' at Farmer City Raceway in
Farmer City, Illinois. On Friday night in the $6,000 to win weekend
opener at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds facility, Darrell Lanigan ran
second in his heat race prior to moving up to fifth on the rugged
racing surface in the 25-lap sprint to finish behind only winner
Brian Shirley, Brandon Sheppard, Chris Madden, and Dennis Erb, Jr.
At FCR on Saturday evening in the $15,000 to win finale, Darrell
placed fifth in his heat race and second in his B-Main before blasting
past fourteen competitors during the 75-lapper to earn another fifth
place performance behind only victor Brandon Sheppard, Jimmy Mars,
Bobby Pierce, and Dennis Erb, Jr. The Union, Kentucky star currently
sits second in the latest WOOLMS point standings. Full results from
the 'Illini 100' weekend can be obtained by clicking on www.woolms.com.
Darrell Lanigan Sixth
at Duck River; Fourth at Smoky Mountain!
24, 2019) Darrell Lanigan Racing (DLR) invaded
the Volunteer State of Tennessee on March 22-23 for a pair of World
of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tilts. On Friday night
at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee, Darrell Lanigan
ran fourth in his stacked heat race prior to blasting past ten competitors
during the $10,000 to win headliner to secure a solid sixth place
showing. At Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday
evening during the $12,000 to win 'Tennessee Tipoff,' Darrell qualified
third fastest in Group A during time trials, won his heat race,
and later steered to a strong fourth place performance in the 60-lapper
behind only victor Jimmy Owens, Brandon Sheppard, and Ricky Weiss!
Complete results from both weekend throwdowns can be accessed online
Lanigan Strong Early
in Indiana Icebreaker; Runs into Trouble Late
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
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
(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
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
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!