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)

Lanigan's Eldora Weekend Shortened by Mechanical Gremlins...
(June 7, 2020)
The pit gates swung open for the first time at the famed Eldora Speedway in 2020, as the fan-less 'Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational' took center stage in the Dirt Late Model world from June 4-6 at the storied Rossburg, Ohio facility. A total of 48 drivers were invited to the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant to do battle in the three-day extravaganza, which kicked off with a pair of $10,000 to win preliminary nights.

On Thursday, Darrell Lanigan timed in forty-fourth quickest during the qualifying session prior to finishing ninth in both his heat race and his B-Main, which kept him out of the 30-lap main event. At the "Big E" on Friday, Darrell suffered mechanical problems at the start of the program, did not record an official lap during qualifying, and later made the decision to scratch for the entire weekend - including the $50,000 to win grand finale on Saturday. Complete results from all three days at Eldora Speedway can be viewed by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.

Darrell Lanigan Still Third in WOOLMS Points Following Davenport
(May 31, 2020)
Darrell Lanigan and his #29v team followed the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour to the Hawkeye State on May 29-30 for two more series contests at Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa. On the 1/4-mile oval on Friday night, Darrell placed fifth in his loaded heat race, won his B-Main, and later climbed to eleventh in the final finishing order of the $6,000 to win main event. On Saturday evening on Davenport's sprawling 1/2-mile speedplant, Darrell ran third in his heat race before nabbing another eleventh place performance in the $10,000 to win headliner. The Union, Kentucky ace still sits third in the latest WOOLMS point standings heading into the month of June. Complete results from both of Davenport's fan-less events can be viewed by clicking on www.woolms.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

Lanigan Bags Pair of Top Tens in Drydene Double Down Invitational
(May 24, 2020)
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series schedule heated back up on May 22-23 with the 'Drydene Double Down Invitational' at the pristine Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota. On Friday night in the $6,000 to win weekend opener, Darrell Lanigan wound up eighth in his heat race, but rallied past fourteen competitors during the 30-lap feature to salvage a solid eighth place effort. At Jackson on Saturday evening in the finale, which boasted a whopping $20,000 payday, Darrell placed sixth in his heat race, third in the B-Main, and seventh in the 60-lap headliner after blasting by twelve cars. The Union, Kentucky hotshoe now finds himself third in the latest WOOLMS point standings exiting Jackson. Complete results from both weekend tilts in the Gopher State can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

Darrell Lanigan Lands Top Ten in Magnolia Mayhem 40
(May 16, 2020)
The #29v team was in the pit area at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi on Friday night, May 15 for the 'Magnolia Mayhem 40.' The unsanctioned contest, which was scheduled to run on Thursday and pushed back a day due to rain showers, drew 41 entrants to the Magnolia State oval to vie for the $5,000 winner's check. Darrell Lanigan timed in ninth fastest in Group B during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. Darrell then worked his way past four competitors during the 40-lapper on his way to a steady tenth place performance. Complete results from "The Mag" can be located online at www.magnoliadirt.com.

Lanigan Collected in Tangle During Palmetto Invitational...
(May 3, 2020)
The Barry Wright Race Cars (BWRC) House Car team made the short trek to the renowned Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina on Saturday evening, May 2 for the inaugural 'Palmetto Invitational.' Broadcast live on Speed51.com, Darrell Lanigan clicked off the seventh fastest lap in Group B during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth transfer spot through his loaded heat race. During the course of the unsanctioned 60-lap headliner, which carried a $10,000 top prize, Darrell was trying to make his way forward from his fourteenth starting spot, but was caught up in a tangle on a lap 33 restart and was relegated to a disappointing sixteenth place showing. Complete results from the "Place Your Momma Warned You About" can be located online at www.cherokeespeedwaysc.com.

Darrell Lanigan Set to Return to Racing Saturday at Cherokee!
(April 30, 2020)
For the first time since March 7, Darrell Lanigan and the #29v Barry Wright Race Cars (BWRC) team will return to the race track this upcoming weekend! Darrell is slated to compete in the inaugural 'Palmetto Invitational' on Saturday, May 2 at the renowned Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. The Super Late Model special will pay $10,000 to the winner, but due to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, no fans will be allowed in the grandstands. However, you can support this big event by purchasing the LIVE Pay-Per-View on www.Speed51.com!

Lanigan Finds Nothing But Bad Luck in Volunteer State Doubleheader
(March 8, 2020)
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season heated back up for the #29v team on March 6-7 in the Volunteer State of Tennessee. On Friday night at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee, Darrell Lanigan was forced to utilize a series provisional to gain access into the $10,000 to win headliner, but power steering pump issues caused him to retire early from the contest in the twenty-seventh position.

At Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday evening, a $12,000 top prize was up for grabs in the annual running of the 'Tennessee Tipoff.' Darrell qualified well and won his heat race in preliminary action, but motor issues early in the 60-lap main event relegated him to a disappointing twenty-fifth place effort. The Union, Kentucky star currently finds himself third in the latest version of the heated WOOLMS point standings. Complete results from both weekend duels can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

Darrell Lanigan Back in Action; Tackles March Madness at Cherokee
(March 2, 2020)
For the first time since the completion of "Speedweeks," Darrell Lanigan and the BWRC House Car team were back in action on Sunday, March 1 at the renowned Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) hosted their season lid lifter at Cherokee and a $12,000 top prize was up for grabs in the annual running of 'March Madness.' Darrell posted the sixth quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session before running second in his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the 60-lap daytime feature event, Darrell was unfortunately an early retiree after only 42 circuits and was officially paid for a sixteenth place showing. Complete results from yesterday at Gaffney can be viewed online at www.sasdirt.com.

 

 

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