5.28.17 Lucas Oil Late Models Results - Dirt Racing Report

5.28.17 Lucas Oil Late Models Results

WHEATLAND, MO (May 28, 2017) Bobby Pierce came from the 14th starting spot to win 25th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – Presented by Protect the Harvest.com on Sunday Night at Lucas Oil Speedway.

Pierce took the lead from Earl Pearson Jr. on lap 87 and then pulled away for his third crown-jewel victory in less than a year. The 20-year-old became the 12th different driver to win the Show-Me 100, a race his father, Bob, finished in the top-five on four different occasions.

Pearson led 86 of the 100 laps to ultimately finish second in the Carlton and Kemp Lamm-owned Longhorn Chassis Ford with Tim McCreadie taking third in the Sweeteners Plus, Pro Power, Longhorn. Scott Bloomquist; the only 5-time winner of the annual Memorial Weekend event; finished in fourth and Jonathan Davenport, the 2015 champion of the race came from the 30th starting spot to finish fifth.

“Last year we started 29th and got up to the front and had the lead under caution when we suffered a flat tire. So yes, this feels like redemption from last year’s disappointment. We started 14th tonight, but it was a lot harder, once you get up there with those guys it got a little tougher.”

“I just want to thank a lot of people associated with this car, Hoker Trucking, Allgayer Inc, Champion Spark Plugs, Premier Waste Services, Berger’s Marina, Carnaghi’s Towing.” Pierce’s Bob Pierce Platinum Race Cars is powered by a Pro Power Engine.

“The track would make the car bounce like a basketball. I know they were trying to make it a good track, and it did make for some good racing, so hats off to the track crew. I know they were wanting a good show for television. It was a heck of a race. Congrats to Earl on second and T-Mac for third. I am sorry I got into him [McCreadie] there at one point.”

Pearson was seeking his first career Show-Me 100 victory. “The track started out smooth and we had a good car all night, we got the lead from Tim [McCreadie]. It got a little choppy on the cushion and it was Bobby’s kind of track. We held him off for nearly 90 laps. It was a good run for the Lucas Oil Racing TV car. We have been running strong. The fans saw one heck of a show this weekend.”

McCreadie recorded yet another top five with his third-place finish after starting from the pole. “We struggled in the holes tonight just like we did last year. We set-up for the track like it had been the last two nights. Hats off to my guys. The Longhorn crew is working hard to get us to victory lane. It’s all about winning races. If you win races your chances of winning a championship are better against this caliber of drivers.

Completing the top ten were Gregg Satterlee, Dennis Erb Jr., Jared Landers, Josh Richards, and Shannon Babb.

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Race Summary
Sunday, May 28th, 2017
25th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com
Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, MO

Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Chase Junghans, Jared Landers, Jesse Stovall, Tim Manville, Austin Rettig, Gavin Landers, Chad Simpson, Justin Duty, Bryon Allison, Boom Briggs, Jim Shereck, Hudson O’Neal, Jon Mitchell-DNS, Evan Hubert-DNS, Cliff Morrow-DNS, Daniel Jessen-DNS, Jonathan Rowan-DNS

Fast Shafts B-Main #2 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Shannon Babb, Logan Martin, Cole Wells, John Duty, Shannon Scott, Randy Timms, Terry Phillips, Al Humphrey, Scott Crigler, Joey Moriarty, Jason Rauen-DNS, Jeremy Grady-DNS, Wendell Wallace-DNS, Tanner Mullens-DNS, Will Vaught-DNS, Bob King-DNS, Larry Jones-DNS

BadBoy Mowers B-Main #3 Finish (15 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Jack Sullivan, Dave Eckrich, Jake O’Neil, Timothy Culp, Garrett Alberson, Brantlee Gotschall, JC Wyman, Jeff Herzog, Mason Oberkramer, Tony Jackson, Jr., Blonde Bomber Mitchell, Chandler Petty, Jonathan Davenport, Jason Sivils, BJ Robinson-DNS, Mike Stadel-DNS, Tanner Kellick-DNS

Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge (20 Laps – Winner Chose to start 29th in Feature):Jake O’Neil, Timothy Culp, Chad Simpson, Tim Manville, Austin Rettig, Randy Timms, Brantlee Gotschall, Garrett Alberson, Cole Wells, Jeff Herzog, Shannon Scott, John Duty, Al Humphrey, Bryon Allison, Terry Phillips, Gavin Landers, JC Wyman, Justin Duty, Mason Oberkramer, Scott Crigler, Chandler Petty, Joey Moriarty-DNS, Jim Shereck-DNS, Blonde Bomber Mitchell-DNS

 

Feature Finish (100 Laps):
FINISH
START
CAR #
DRIVER NAME
HOMETOWN
EARNINGS
1
14
32
Bobby Pierce
Oakwood, IL
$30,000
2
3
1
Earl Pearson, Jr.
Jacksonville, FL
$17,400
3
1
39
Tim McCreadie
Watertown, NY
$12,200
4
4
0
Scott Bloomquist
Mooresburg, TN
$10,500
5
30
49
Jonathan Davenport
Williamson, SC
$6,000
6
16
22
Gregg Satterlee
Rochester Mills, PA
$7,300
7
15
28E
Dennis Erb, Jr.
Carpentersville, IL
$6,200
8
22
777
Jared Landers
Batesville, AR
$3,000
9
13
1R
Josh Richards
Shinnston, WV
$4,950
10
20
18
Shannon Babb
Mowequa, IL
$2,600
11
27
56
Tony Jackson, Jr.
Lebanon, MO
$2,500
12
23
36
Logan Martin
West Plains, MO
$2,475
13
26
99B
Boom Briggs
Bear Lake, PA
$4,650
14
21
18X
Jack Sullivan
Greenbrier, AR
$2,425
15
9
5
Don O’Neal
Martinsville, IN
$4,700
16
19
18J
Chase Junghans
Manhattan, KS
$2,375
17
11
15
Steve Francis
Bowling Green, KY
$4,550
18
25
71
Hudson O’Neal
Martinsville, IN
$4,525
19
2
20
Jimmy Owens
Newport, TN
$4,600
20
17
21
Billy Moyer
Batesville, AR
$2,250
21
24
58
Dave Eckrich
Oxford, IA
$2,200
22
12
20x
Rodney Sanders
Happy, TX
$2,150
23
18
21JR
Billy Moyer, Jr.
Batesville, AR
$2,100
24
8
25Z
Mason Zeigler
Chalk Hill, PA
$2,050
25
5
157
Mike Marlar
Winfield, TN
$2,000
26
29
J0
Jake O’Neil
Tucson, AZ
$2,000
27
10
32C
Chris Simpson
Oxford, IA
$2,000
28
7
14
Darrell Lanigan
Union, KY
$4,200
29
26
00
Jesse Stovall
Billings, MO
$2,000
30
6
15P
Payton Looney
Republic, MO
$2,000

Race Statistics
Entrants: 69
Lap Leaders: Tim McCreadie (Laps 1 – 2); Earl Pearson Jr. (Laps 3 – 86); Bobby Pierce (Laps 87 – 100)
Cautions: Payton Looney (Lap 11); Chris Simpson (Lap 22); Mike Marlar (Lap 29); Hudson O’Neal (Lap 41); Billy Moyer Jr. (Lap 47); Rodney Sanders (Lap 56); Billy Moyer (Lap 75)
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Provisionals: Hudson O’Neal, Boom Briggs
Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association Provisionals: Tony Jackson Jr., Jesse Stovall
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Emergency Provisionals: n/a
Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge Provisional: Jake O’Neil
Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Past Champions Provisional: Jonathan Davenport
Wrisco Feature Winner: Bobby Pierce
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Jonathan Davenport (Started: 30th; Finished: 5th; Advanced 25 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Scott Bloomquist
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Bobby Pierce
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Earl Pearson Jr.
Hot Rod Processing Rookie of the Race: Gregg Satterlee
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Pro Power Racing Engines
Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Pierce Race Cars
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Taylon Center (Earl Pearson Jr.)
Fastest Lap of the Race: Earl Pearson Jr. (Lap #12 – 15.006 seconds)
Safecraft Most Laps Led: Earl Pearson Jr. (84 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Tim McCreadie
Time of Race: 59 minutes 34 seconds

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