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Owens Dominates At Lucas Oil Speedway

Jimmy Owens takes the checkers on Thursday night. Lloyd Collins FastTrackPhotos.Net

Jimmy Owens takes the checkers on Thursday night. Lloyd Collins FastTrackPhotos.Net

(May 15, 2013) Wheatland, MO – In a tune up for the weekend’s Lucas Oil Show Me 100 Presented by Protect the Harvest.com, Newport, Tennessee’s Jimmy Owens dominated the Lucas Oil MLRA main event Thursday evening.

The triumph was worth $5,000, and is Owens fifth at the state of the art 3/8 mile oval.

“We had a good car all night long,” said Owens. “We were able to capitalize off of a couple of guys mistakes in the heat race. It got us a good starting spot for the feature. They throwed the green and we was able to run high, low. The car was just awesome tonight.”

Tyler Reddick and Steve Shaver had quite a race for second and third, just a few paces behind Owens. Reddick moved around Shaver, after numerous laps neck and neck, and went on to secure the runner up spot. Shaver held on for third in his Bobby Labonte Racing Longhorn Chassis.

When it came to Lucas Oil MLRA series regulars there was a handful in the field, and Tony Jackson Jr did quite well. He passed five cars and finished fourth. The forty lap race was contested without a single caution.

Racing gets underway Friday at 7:30 PM with Time Trials, Heat Races, Manufactures Dash and Race of Champions.

Saturday is also slated for a 7:30 PM start time, with last chance consolation races, Midwest Sheet Metal Show Me Challenge, USRA Modified Feature and the 100 lap $30,000 to win finale.

5/23/13 Contingency Awards Casey’s General Stores Hard Charger – Earl Pearson Jr Sunoco Rookie of the Race – Travis Dickes Eibach Springs Race Winner – Jimmy Owens Performance Bodies Move of the Race – Tony Jackson Jr JRi Shocks 5th Place Finisher – Jack Sullivan KRC Hard Luck – Jesse Stovall KRC Top Qualifier – Steve Shaver Powertrain Industries – John Anderson BSB Manufacturing – Dustin Walker & Justin Asplin Keizer Wheels – Brad Looney Wehrs Machine & Racing Products – Mark Dotson Weld Wheels – Chase Junghans

Race Results Lucas Cattle Company A Feature (40 Laps):1. Jimmy Owens (Newport, TN), 2. Tyler Reddick (Corning, CA), 3. Steve Shaver (Parkersburg, WV), 4. Tony Jackson, Jr (Lebanon, MO), 5. Jack Sullivan (Greenbriar, AR), 6. Billy Moyer (Batesville, AR), 7. Billy Moyer, JR (Batesville, AR), 8. AJ Diemel (Elk Mound, WI), 9. Don O’Neal (Martinsville, IN), 10. Earl Pearson Jr (Jacksonville, FL), 11. Brady Smith (Solon Spring, I), 12. Terry Phillips (Springfield, MO), 13. Jeremy Payne (Springfield, MO), 14. Randy Weaver (Crossville, TN), 15. Steve Francis (Ashland, KY), 16. Chad Simpson (Mt Vernon, IA), 17. John Anderson (Omaha, NE), 18. John Blankenship (Williamson, WV), 19. Jesse Stovall (Billings, MO), 20. Travis Dickes (Madison, NE), 21. Brad Looney (Republic, MO), 22. Eddie Carrier, Jr (Salt Rock, WV), 23. Will Vaught (Crane, MO), 24. Garrett Alberson (Las Cruces, NM), 25. Kyle Beard (Truman, AR), 26. Bobby Pierce (Oakwood, IL), 27. Jason Feger (Bloomington, IL), 28. Brian Birkhofer (Muscatine, IA)

Casey’s General Stores B Feature 1 (20 Laps):1. Randy Weaver (Crossville, TN), 2. Brady Smith (Solon Springs, WI), 3. Brantlee Gotschall (Nevada, MO), 4. Chris Brown (Spring, TX), 5. Scott Bloomquist (Mooresburg, TN), 6. Brandon McCormick (Lebanon, MO), 7. Jimmy Mars (Menomonie, WI), 8. Eric Turner (Hermitage, MO), 9. Tim Isenberg (Marshfield, WI), 10. Brian Shirley (Chatham, IL), 11. Wendell Wallace (Batesville, AR), 12. Tanner English (Benton, KY), 13. Stacy Taylor (Jacksonville, AR), 14. Justin Asplin (Birch Tree, MO), 15. Robert Baker (Alexander, AR), 16. Cole Wells (Aurora, MO), 17. Austin Rettig (Sikeston, MO), 18. Ron Johnson (Goodman, MO), 19. Scotty Bough (Nevada, MO), 20. Dennis Erb Jr (Carpentersville, IL)

JRi Shocks B Feature 2 (20 Laps):1. Chad Simpson (Mt Vernon, IA), 2. Eddie Carrier, Jr (Salt Rock, WV), 3. Mike Marlar (Winfield, TN), 4. Steve Francis (Ashland, KY), 5. Chase Junghans (Manhattan, KS), 6. Timothy Culp (Prattsville, AR), 7. John Anderson (Omaha, NE), 8. Shannon Babb (Moweaqua, IL), 9. Tommy Weder Jr. (Woodward, OK), 10. Mark Dotson (Cameron, MO), 11. Randy Korte (Highland, IL), 12. Jason Bodenhamer (Centerview, MO), 13. Rodney Sanders (Happy, TX), 14. Jerry Lierly (Camp Point, IL), 15. Jason Sivils (Bolivar, MO), 16. Jesse Stovall (Billings, MO), 17. Jeff Floyd (Walnut Ridge, AR), 18. Jared Landers (Batesville, AR), 19. Greg Clemons (Raytown, MO)

Sunoco Race Fuels B Feature 3 (20 Laps):1. Earl Pearson Jr (Jacksonville, FL), 2. Bobby Pierce (Oakwood, IL), 3. Ryan Gustin (Marshalltown, IA), 4. Chris Simpson (Oxford, IA), 5. Will Vaught (Crane, MO), 6. Eric Jacobsen (Rio Del Mar, CA), 7. John Blankenship (Williamson, WV), 8. Justin Wells (Aurora, MO), 9. Brandon Smith (Floral, AR), 10. Bryon Allison (Marshall, MO), 11. Brandon Shepard (New Berlin, IL), 12. Brad Looney (Republic, MO), 13. Shawn Knuckles (Poplar Bluff, MO), 14. Scott Lewis (Henderson, Co), 15. Jay Brunson (Dubberly, LA), 16. Dustin Walker (Peculiar, MO) 17. Matt Brookshire (Newburg, MO), 18. David Deetz (Las Cruces, NM), 19. Mason Oberkramer (Brosley, MO)

Lucas Oil Products Heat 1 (10 Laps):1. Billy Moyer, JR (Batesville, AR), 2. Travis Dickes (Madison, NE), 3. Randy Weaver (Crossville, TN), 4. Jeff Floyd (Walnut Ridge, AR), 5. Shawn Knuckles (Poplar Bluff, MO), 6. Brian Shirley (Chatham, IL), 7. Earl Pearson Jr (Jacksonville, FL), 8. Mike Marlar (Winfield, TN), 9. Jared Landers (Batesville, AR), 10. Rodney Sanders (Happy, TX), 11. Dennis Erb Jr (Carpentersville, IL) Protect the Harvest.com Heat 2 (10 Laps):1. Brian Birkhofer (Muscatine, IA), 2. Garrett Alberson (Las Cruces, NM), 3. Brantlee Gotschall (Nevada, MO), 4. Eddie Carrier, Jr (Salt Rock, WV), 5. Ryan Gustin (Marshalltown, IA), 6. Steve Francis (Ashland, KY), 7. Jimmy Mars (Menomonie, WI), 8. Wendell Wallace (Batesville, AR), 9. Jay Brunson (Dubberly, LA), 10. Matt Brookshire (Newburg, MO), 11. Greg Clemons (Raytown, MO) MAV TV American Real Heat 3 (10 Laps):1. Jimmy Owens (Newport, TN), 2. Jeremy Payne (Springfield, MO), 3. Tony Jackson, Jr (Lebanon, MO), 4. Will Vaught (Crane, MO), 5. Brandon McCormick (Lebanon, MO), 6. Tim Isenberg (Marshfield, WI), 7. Jesse Stovall (Billings, MO), 8. Brad Looney (Republic, MO), 9. Dustin Walker (Peculiar, MO), 10. David Deetz (Las Cruces, NM) Impact Signs, Awnings & Wraps Heat 4 (10 Laps):1. Jack Sullivan (Greenbriar, AR), 2. Steve Shaver (Parkersburg, WV), 3. Jason Feger (Bloomington, IL), 4. Chad Simpson (Mt Vernon, IA), 5. Jason Bodenhamer (Centerview, MO), 6. Shannon Babb (Moweaqua, IL), 7. Eric Jacobsen (Rio Del Mar, CA), 8. Tanner English (Benton, KY), 9. Austin Rettig (Sikeston, MO), 10. Scotty Bough (Nevada, MO) Hoosier Racing Tires Heat 5 (10 Laps):1. Tyler Reddick (Corning, CA), 2. Kyle Beard (Truman, AR), 3. Chase Junghans (Manhattan, KS), 4. Chris Simpson (Oxford, IA), 5. Chris Brown (Spring, TX), 6. Brandon Shepard (New Berlin, IL), 7. Justin Asplin (Birch Tree, MO), 8. John Anderson (Omaha, NE), 9. Cole Wells (Aurora, MO) 10. Jason Sivils (Bolivar, MO) Fast Track Photos.com Heat 6 (10 Laps):1. Billy Moyer (Batesville, AR), 2. Don O’Neal (Martinsville, IN), 3. Justin Wells (Aurora, MO), 4. Bryon Allison (Marshall, MO), 5. Timothy Culp (Prattsville, Ar), 6. Bobby Pierce (Oakwood, IL), 7. Tommy Weder Jr. (Woodward, OK), 8. John Blankenship (Williamson, WV), 9. Jerry Lierly (Camp Point, IL), 10. Mason Oberkramer (Brosley, MO) Midwest Sheet Metal Heat 7 (10 Laps):1. Terry Phillips (Springfield, MO), 2. AJ Diemel (Elk Mound, WI), 3. Eric Turner (Hermitage, MO), 4. Scott Bloomquist (Mooresburg, TN), 5. Brady Smith (Solon Springs, WI), 6. Randy Korte (Highland, IL), 7. Brandon Smith (Floral, AR), 8. Stacy Taylor (Jacksonville, AR), 9. Mark Dotson (Cameron, MO), 10. Robert Baker (Bryant, AR), 11. Scott Lewis (Henderson, CO), 12. Ron Johnson (Goodman, MO)

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