World of Outlaws Late Model Series at a Glance: Illini 100

Farmer City Raceway gears up for huge, fast-paced event Friday and Saturday

 

FARMER CITY, Ill. — April 1, 2014 — The World of Outlaws Late Model Series invades Farmer City Raceway on Friday and Saturday for one its biggest events of the year, the Illini 100.

 

Through the first six events of the season, Darrell Lanigan has five top-five finishes to lead the standings by a slight 22 points over Illinois native and 2013 DIRTcar Late Model national champion Brandon Sheppard.

 

Billy Moyer, the Arkansas legend who won the series’ most recent race on Saturday night at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., is a four-time winner in World of Outlaws Late Model Series action at Farmer City Raceway.

 

In addition to the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, several DIRTcar Racing classes will also be on the track this weekend, including DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Late Models, DIRTcar Street Stocks and Hornets.

 

WHEN: Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, at Farmer City Raceway. Track activity is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and 5 p.m. on Saturday. There also will be a Thursday night practice session.

 

WHERE: Farmer City Raceway is in Farmer City, Ill. Take I-74 to exit 159. From the exit travel 6/10th of a mile south on State Road 54 to US 150. Travel 7/10th of a mile east on US 150 to the Fairgrounds. Click on the link for a map – https://goo.gl/maps/Uj2Ug.

 

TICKETS: Tickets can be purchased in advance through noon central on Wednesday, April 2. After that, tickets will be available for purchase at the track beginning on Friday and Saturday. Tickets begin at $40.

 

ABOUT THE TRACK

Farmer City Raceway is a 1/4-banked dirt oval.

Previous winners at Farmer City Raceway:

2013 – Billy Moyer on April 6

2012 – Jimmy Mars on March 31

2010 – Billy Moyer on April 10

2009 – Shane Clanton on April 4

2008 – Billy Moyer on April 5

2007 – Shannon Babb on April 27

2006 – Billy Moyer on Aug. 14

 

DRIVER INFO

The following World of Outlaws Late Model Series drivers are online:

Morgan Bagley – www.morganbagley.com / @Team14m

Shane Clanton – www.shaneclanton25.com

Rick Eckert – www.rickeckertracing.com / @eckert24

Chub Frank – www.chubfrank.com

Darrell Lanigan – www.laniganautosports.com

Tim McCreadie – www.timmccreadie.com

Josh Richards – www.joshrichards.com / @Josh_Richards1

Brandon Sheppard – www.b5brandonsheppard.com / @B5sheppard

Clint Smith – www.clintsmith.com / @clintsmith44

Eric Wells – www.ericwells18.com

For more driver information, visit: WoOLMS.com

 

WINNERS: Brady Smith – 1 (Bubba Raceway Park on Feb. 14), Brandon Sheppard – 1 (Bubba Raceway Park on Feb. 15),Darrell Lanigan – 1 (Bubba Raceway Park on Feb. 16), Casey Roberts – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 20), Kyle Bronson – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 22), Billy Moyer – 1 (I-30 Speedway on March 29).

 

LISTEN LIVE:  Listen live as Ben Shelton calls all the action from the World of Outlaws Late Model Series events on the DIRT Radio Network at DIRTVision.com.

 

VISIT ONLINE:  Check out the Official World of Outlaws Late Model Series website at WoOLMS.com for more information about the series, including results, points and breaking news. Also make sure to follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WoOLateModels for the latest news and updates.

 

UP NEXT:  The World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship rolls on in April with events in Tennessee on Friday, April 11, at Duck River Speedway and Saturday, April 12, at Tazewell Speedway. Click www.WoOLMS.com for the complete schedule of events, plus links to tracks, tickets and results.

 

World of Outlaws Late Model Series Championship Standings

Pos.

Car

Driver

Wins

T-5

T-10

F/T

Points

Trail

1

29

Darrell Lanigan

1

5

6

1

860

0

2

1

Brandon Sheppard

1

2

6

3

838

-22

3

24

Rick Eckert

0

1

4

0

798

-62

4

25

Shane Clanton

0

1

4

0

780

-80

5

39

Tim McCreadie

0

1

4

0

766

-94

6

99Jr

Frank Heckenast Jr.

0

0

4

0

748

-112

7

14M

Morgan Bagley

0

1

1

0

742

-118

8

18

Eric Wells

0

0

1

0

734

-126

9

1*

Chub Frank

0

0

1

0

726

-134

10

44

Clint Smith

0

0

0

0

702

-158

11

2

Brady Smith

1

3

4

0

692

-168

12

19

Tim Fuller

0

2

2

0

650

-210

13

18c

Chase Junghans

0

0

1

0

646

-214

14

18x

Jack Sullivan

0

0

1

0

634

-226

15

21L

Ivedent Lloyd Jr.

0

1

2

0

628

-232

 

 

2014 STAT ATTACK

There have been six World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Mains this season.

 

Winners (5 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – KYLE BRONSON, Tampa, Fla. – 1

– DARRELL LANIGAN, Union, Ky. – 1

– BILLY MOYER, Batesville, Ark. – 1

– CASEY ROBERTS, Toccoa, Ga. – 1

– BRANDON SHEPPARD, New Berlin, Ill. – 1

– BRADY SMITH, Solon Springs, Wis. – 1

 

Total Laps Led (11 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Laps

1 – DARRELL LANIGAN, Union, Ky. – 60

2 – BRADY SMITH, Solon Springs, Wis. – 49

3 – BRANDON SHEPPARD, New Berlin, Ill. – 44

4 – KYLE BRONSON, Tampa, Fla. – 34

5 – SHANE CLANTON, Zebulon, Ga. – 22

   – BILLY MOYER, Batesville, Ark. – 22

7 – SCOTT BLOOMQUIST, Mooresburg, Tenn. – 18

   – CASEY ROBERTS, Toccoa, Ga. – 18

9 – JOHN BLANKENSHIP, Williamson, W.Va. – 16

10 – IVEDENT LLOYD JR., Ocala, Fla. – 6

  – DON O’NEAL, Martinsville, Ind. – 6

 

Pole Positions (5 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Poles

1 – BRADY SMITH, Solon Springs, Wis. – 2

2 – KYLE BRONSON, Tampa, Fla. – 1

– IVEDENT LLOYD JR., Ocala, Fla. – 1

– DARRELL LANIGAN, Union, Ky. – 1

– CASEY ROBERTS, Toccoa, Ga. – 1

 

Heat Race Winners (14 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – BRANDON SHEPPARD, New Berlin, Ill. – 3

2 – SCOTT BLOOMQUIST, Mooresburg, Tenn. – 2

– DARRELL LANIGAN, Union, Ky. – 2

– BRADY SMITH, Solon Springs, Wis. – 2

5 – SHANNON BABB, Moweaqua, Ill. – 1

– SHANE CLANTON, Zebulon, Ga. – 1

– RICK ECKERT, York, Pa. – 1

– STEVE FRANCIS, Ashland, Ky. – 1

– FRANKIE HECKENAST JR., Orland Park, Ill. – 1

– IVEDENT LLOYD JR., Ocala, Fla. – 1

– DALE MCDOWELL, Chickamaugua, Ga. – 1

   – BILLY MOYER, Batesville, Ark. – 1

– CASEY ROBERTS, Toccoa, Ga. – 1

– DON O’NEAL, Martinsville, Ind. – 1

– BRANDON OVERTON, Appleton, Ga. – 1

– GREGG SATTERLEE, Indiana, Pa. – 1

– BRIAN SHIRLEY, Chatham, Ill. – 1

 

2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2014)

1. Friday, Feb. 14 / Bubba Raceway Park / Ocala, Fla. / Brady Smith (1)

2. Saturday, Feb. 15 / Bubba Raceway Park / Ocala, Fla. / Brandon Sheppard (1)

3. Sunday, Feb. 16 / Bubba Raceway Park / Ocala, Fla. / Darrell Lanigan (1)

4. Thursday, Feb. 20 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Casey Roberts (1)

5. Friday, Feb. 21 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / RAIN (1)

6. Saturday, Feb. 22 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Kyle Bronson (1)

7. Friday, March 28 / Lone Star Speedway / Kilgore, Texas / RAIN (2)

8. Saturday, March 29 / I-30 Speedway / Little Rock, Ark. / Billy Moyer (1)

 

The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: American Racing Custom Wheels (Official Custom Wheel), Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company), Armor All (Official Car Care Products), Hoosier Racing Tires (Official Racing Tires), KMC (Official Custom Truck Wheel), Lincoln Welder (Official Welder), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), VP Racing Fuel (Official Racing Fuel), DirtonDirt.com (Hard Charger Award) and McCarthy’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning (Raye Vest Memorial Pill Draw Award); in addition to contingency sponsors: Butlerbuilt, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, JRI Shocks, Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, MSD, Ohlins Shocks, QuarterMaster, Roush Yates Performance Parts, Superflow Dynos and Wrisco Aluminum; along with manufacturer sponsors Capital Race Cars, Integra Shocks, GRT Chassis, Jake’s Carts, Racing Electronics, Rocket Chassis and TNT Rescue.