Richards Completes Atomic Speedway Sweep

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Richards Cruises At Atomic Speedway, Completes Sweep Of Ohio Oval’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Doubleheader

Red-Hot West Virginia Driver Will Aim for Weekend Trifecta in Sunday’s WoO LMS Visit to Eriez Speedway

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Aug. 22, 2015 – Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., put on another stellar performance Saturday night at Atomic Speedway, leading all 50 laps of the night’s main event to complete a sweep of the 3/8-mile oval’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series doubleheader weekend.

The three-time WoO LMS champion left no doubt as to who was the dominant car at Atomic’s two-race event in driving his Valvoline Rocket Chassis house car to a lead of more than eight seconds in Saturday’s caution-free race. Richards, 27, earned $10,150 for his eighth WoO LMS victory of the season and his fourth in the national tour’s past five events.

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Richards Claims Atomic Speedway Opener

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Richards Opens Three-Race World of Outlaws Late Model Series Weekend With First-Career Atomic Speedway Victory

Three-Time Series Champion Scores Seventh WoO LMS Victory of 2015 and His Third Triumph in Past Four Series Events

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Aug. 21, 2015 – Josh Richards kept his recent World of Outlaws Late Model Series hot streak rolling Friday night with a convincing victory during the first of the national tour’s back-to-back nights of racing at Atomic Speedway.

Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., overtook race-long leader Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., on lap 26 of Friday’s 40-lap race at the 3/8-mile oval and drove his Valvoline-sponsored Rocket Chassis house car to his third victory in the past four WoO LMS events.

The $8,650 triumph marked Richards’ seventh WoO LMS win of the season and the 56th of his career. Even more significantly, the victory was Richards’ first at Atomic Speedway.

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Chub Prepares For Atomic-Eriez Weekend

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Chub Frank Eyes Return To Victory Lane In This Weekend’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events at Atomic & Eriez

Veteran Pennsylvania Driver Returns to Familiar Locations for Atomic’s Friday-Saturday Doubleheader & Sunday’s Event at Eriez

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

Chub Frank has extra reason to be excited for this weekend’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series events with the national tour set to visit a pair of tracks that are particularly memorable to the veteran Bear Lake, Pa., driver.

Frank, 53, will join the rest of the WoO LMS touring stars in visiting Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, for separate WoO LMS programs on Friday and Saturday before heading to Eriez Speedway in Hammett, Pa., for another event on Sunday.

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8/15/15 – Winchester Speedway – Gunter’s Honey 50

Results of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Gunter’s Honey 50 at Winchester Speedway (Finishing Position/Start/Driver/Laps Completed/Money Won):

1. (2) Rick Eckert/50 $10,650
2. (3) Shane Clanton/50 $5,550
3. (1) Kenny Moreland/50 $3,500
4. (4) Morgan Bagley/50 $3,150
5. (6) Darrell Lanigan/50 $2,150

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Eckert Wins Winchester’s Gunter’s Honey 50

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Eckert Rules Winchester Speedway’s Gunter’s Honey 50, Claims Second World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory of 2015

New Longhorn Chassis Carries Veteran Pennsylvania Driver to 32nd-Career WoO LMS Triumph

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

WINCHESTER, Va. – Aug. 15, 2015 – Rick Eckert’s first weekend driving a Longhorn Chassis ended in triumphant fashion Saturday night at Winchester Speedway.

In his third night out in his new Longhorn mount, Eckert, 49, of York, Pa., led every lap of Saturday’s Gunter’s Honey 50 to earn $10,650 for his second World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season.

The 2011 WoO LMS champion grabbed the lead from the outside pole on the start of the 50-lap race and never looked back. His Paul Crowl-owned, P&J Contractors-sponsored No. 7 car crossed the finish line 2.246 seconds ahead of WoO LMS points leader Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., in a race that was slowed by just one caution.

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8/14/15 – Potomac Speedway – Gunter’s Honey 50

Results of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Gunter’s Honey 50 at Potomac Speedway (Finishing Position/Start/Driver/Laps Completed/Money Won):

1. (6) Josh Richards/50 $10,700
2. (1) Rick Eckert/50 $5,650
3. (20) Kyle Hardy/50 $3,500
4. (8) Austin Hubbard/50 $2,500
5. (5) Shane Clanton/50 $2,550

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Potomac Gives Richards Second Straight Win

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Richards Goes Back-To-Back, Scores Sixth World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory Of 2015 At Potomac Speedway

West Virginia Driver in Position to Sweep National Tour’s Three-Race Mid-Atlantic Trip during Saturday’s Visit to Winchester Speedway

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

BUDDS CREEK, Md. – Aug. 14, 2015 – Josh Richards is making the most of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series’ visit to the Mid-Atlantic region.

Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., raced to his second victory in as many nights Friday evening at Potomac Speedway, leading all but the opening lap of the Gunter’s Honey 50 to earn $10,700 in the second leg of the national tour’s three-race Mid-Atlantic weekend.

Starting from the sixth position, Richards, 27, survived contact in an opening-lap scramble before charging ahead of outside polesitter Morgan Bagley of Longview, Texas, to take the lead on lap two. After holding off a mid-race challenge from Rick Eckert of York, Pa., Richards pulled away for much of the second half of the race before again turning Eckert back amid traffic during the final five circuits.

Richards crossed the finish line with an advantage of 0.879 seconds in earning his sixth WoO LMS victory of the season and the 55th of his career.

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8/13/15 – Delaware International Speedway – Fulton Bank 50

Results of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Fulton Bank 50 at Delaware International Speedway (Finishing Position/Start/Driver/Laps Completed/Money Won):

1. (4) Josh Richards/50 $10,725
2. (1) Chub Frank/50 $5,550
3. (8) Tim McCreadie/50 $3,650
4. (2) Boom Briggs/50 $3,050
5. (14) Shane Clanton/50 $2,550

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Hubbard’s Demise Lifts Richards at Delaware

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Richards Capitalizes On Hubbard’s Misfortune, Scores Fulton Bank 50 Victory At Delaware International Speedway

Three-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Scores $10,725 Payday in First Round of National Tour’s Mid-Atlantic Tripleheader Weekend

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR

DELMAR, Del. – Aug. 13, 2015 – Josh Richards took advantage of Austin Hubbard’s misfortune to claim his fifth World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season in Thursday’s Fulton Bank 50, earning a $10,725 payday at Delaware International Speedway.

Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., pressured Hubbard of Seaford, Del., through the second half of the 50-lap race before taking command when Hubbard’s overheating engine expired on lap 45. Richards led the final six laps and crossed the finish line with an advantage of 7.756 seconds in scoring his second-career victory at Delaware’s half-mile oval.

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