Firecracker 100 Preview: Chub Frank

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Chub Frank Rides Momentum Of Improved Performance Into Lernerville Speedway’s Ninth Annual Firecracker 100 Presented By GottaRace.com

Home-State Driver Hopes to End World of Outlaws Late Model Series Winless Streak During Blockbuster Three-Night Weekend Kicking Off on Thursday

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

SARVER, Pa. – June 24, 2015 – Chub Frank always looks forward to Lernerville Speedway’s Firecracker 100, but the World of Outlaws Late Model Series veteran may be looking forward to it more this year than ever.

Frank, 53, of Bear Lake, Pa., heads into Lernerville’s ninth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com this weekend with plenty of confidence in his new Longhorn Chassis after a much-improved first half of the 2015 season. He hopes to be among the contenders during Lernerville’s blockbuster weekend, which features three nights of WoO LMS action that include preliminary race programs on Thursday and Friday ahead of Saturday’s $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 finale.

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Clanton Wins Weedsport’s Finger Lakes 40

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Clanton Completes Sweep of New York’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events With Finger Lakes 40 Victory at Weedsport Speedway

Red-Hot Georgia Driver Scores Sixth WoO LMS Victory of 2015 & Builds Momentum Heading into Lernerville Speedway’s $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 23, 2015 – Shane Clanton made the most of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series’ trip to New York.

Completing a sweep of the national tour’s two 2015 Empire State stops, Clanton, 39, of Zebulon, Ga., led every lap of Tuesday night’s Finger Lakes 40 at Weedsport Speedway to earn an $8,650 victory in the final round of the WoO LMS Great Northern Tour.

Clanton’s series-leading sixth WoO LMS victory of the season followed his win in the Great Northern Tour opener at Fonda (N.Y.) Speedway on June 18 and a runner-up finish in the northern trek’s other completed event at Brighton (Ont.) Speedway on June 20. He’ll look to put an exclamation point on the WoO LMS early-summer trip north when the series heads to Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., this weekend for the $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com.

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6/23/15 – Weedsport Speedway – Great Northern Tour

Results of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Finger Lakes 40 at Weedsport Speedway (Finishing Position/Start/Driver/Laps Completed/Money Won):

1. (1) Shane Clanton/40 $8,650
2. (14) Tim McCreadie/40 $4,650
3. (13) Darrell Lanigan/40 $3,350
4. (7) Chase Junghans/40 $2,850
5. (5) Morgan Bagley/40 $2,600

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Firecracker 100 Preview: Shane Clanton

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Clanton Prepares For Lernerville Speedway’s Ninth Annual Firecracker 100 Presented By GottaRace.com June 25-27

World of Outlaws Late Model Series Points Leader Hopes to Add $30,000 Firecracker 100 Victory to His Stellar 2015 Season

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

SARVER, Pa. – June 22, 2015 – With a career-high five World of Outlaws Late Model Series victories already to his credit and a commanding lead in the national tour’s points chase, Shane Clanton is well on his way to making the 2015 season the best of his career. But the Zebulon, Ga., driver would like to add even more luster to his stellar year with a crown jewel victory in this weekend’s ninth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway.

Clanton, whose career highlights include a Firecracker 100 victory in 2010, will be among a star-studded field of Dirt Late Models converging on Lernerville’s 4/10-mile oval for three nights of WoO LMS action as part of one of the summer’s biggest race weekends. Both Thursday and Friday will feature separate WoO LMS programs that determine the lineups for Firecracker 100 heat races. Those heats will kick off a blockbuster night Saturday evening that culminates in the 100-lap, $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 finale.

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6/20/15 – Brighton Speedway – Great Northern Tour

Results of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Dibbits Excavating and Vanderlaan Building Products Mud Slinger 50 presented by Excel Tower Service at Brighton Speedway (Finishing Position/Start/Driver/Laps Completed/Money Won):

1. (1) Josh Richards/50 $10,650
2. (2) Shane Clanton/50 $5,600
3. (3) Tim McCreadie/50 $3,650
4. (5) Morgan Bagley/50 $3,050
5. (7) Rick Eckert/50 $2,650

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6/18/15 – Fonda Speedway – Great Northern Tour

Results of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Great Northern Tour at Fonda Speedway (Finishing Position/Start/Driver/Laps Completed/Money Won):

1. (3) Shane Clanton/40 $8,550
2. (1) Chub Frank/40 $4,550
3. (4) Chase Junghans/40 $3,250
4. (7) Frank Heckenast Jr./40 $2,850
5. (8) Tim McCreadie/40 $2,650

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Rain Washes Out Cornwall WoO LMS Race

Inclement Weather Forces Cancellation of Sunday’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Race At Cornwall Motor Speedway

WoO LMS Competitors Travel to Weedsport Speedway on Tuesday before Heading to Lernerville Speedway for Ninth Annual Firecracker 100 Weekend

CORNWALL, Ont. – June 21, 2015 – Sunday’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series event at Cornwall Motor Speedway has been cancelled due to inclement weather at the Ontario, Canada, track.

WoO LMS competitors head next to Weedsport (N.Y.) Speedway for Tuesday’s Finger Lakes 40. The $8,000-to-win event serves as the finale for the scheduled four-race Great Northern Tour. Points leader Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., claimed the Great Northern Tour opener at Fonda (N.Y.) Speedway on Thursday, while Josh Richards won the northern trek’s second round at Brighton (Ont.) Speedway on Saturday.

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Richards Tops Clanton at Brighton Speedway

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Richards Edges Clanton In Thrilling Finish At Brighton Speedway’s Dibbits Excavating & Vanderlaan Building Products Mud Slinger 50

Three-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Wins Round Two of the Great Northern Tour by 0.142 Seconds

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

BRIGHTON, Ont. – June 20, 2015 – Josh Richards was fast all night at Saturday’s Dibbits Excavating and Vanderlaan Building Products Mud Slinger 50 presented by Excel Tower Service at Brighton Speedway. But in the final 10 laps, the three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion needed more patience than speed to claim his fourth series victory of the season.

After leading from the start of the 50-lap race, Richards, 27, of Shinnston, W.Va., expertly picked his way through heavy traffic during the race’s closing laps and held off points leader Shane Clanton’s furious late charge to win the second round of the Great Northern Tour in a side-by-side finish at the third-mile oval.

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Clanton Claims Fifth Victory of 2015

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Clanton Adds to World of Outlaws Late Model Series Points Lead With Victory in Great Northern Tour Opener at Fonda Speedway

Georgia Driver Cruises to Fifth WoO LMS Triumph of 2015 As National Tour Kicks off Busy Summer Stretch

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

FONDA, N.Y. – June 18, 2015 – Just as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series enters a busy stretch of early-summer action, Shane Clanton is showing signs of another potential hot streak on the national tour.

Clanton, who jumped out to an early lead in this year’s WoO LMS championship chase with four victories in the tour’s first seven races, returned to victory lane for the first time since his February win streak Thursday night at Fonda Speedway with a dominating performance in the opening round of the four-race Great Northern Tour.

The $8,550 victory stretched Clanton’s lead in the WoO LMS standings to 98 points and gives the 39-year-old Zebulon, Ga., racer plenty of momentum as the tour tackles a stretch of seven races in 10 days between the four-race Great Northern Tour and Lernerville Speedway’s three-race Firecracker 100 weekend presented by GottaRace.com.

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Lanigan Set for NY, Canada & Lernerville

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Lanigan Prepares For World of Outlaws Late Model Series Great Northern Tour & Lernerville’s Firecracker 100

Three-Time WoO LMS Champion Hopes to End Season-Long Winless Streak & Gain Ground in Title Chase During New York & Canada Races & Lernerville’s Big Weekend

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

CONCORD, N.C. – June 17, 2015 – Darrell Lanigan knows that time for him to make up ground in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship chase is running out. Luckily for Lanigan, 45, of Union, Ky., the next two weeks set up nicely for the three-time and defending WoO LMS champion to begin a mid-season push for his record fourth series title.

Lanigan, who has yet to win on this year’s WoO LMS campaign and is currently 110 points behind leader Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., in third in the series standings, will join the rest of the WoO LMS regulars in a stretch of seven series races over the final two weeks of June. With the majority of those races taking place at tracks where Lanigan typically runs well, he knows he needs to take advantage of the upcoming events if he’s going to have any shot at challenging Clanton and second-place Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., for the $100,000 WoO LMS championship.

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