Devin Moran Gets Top
Ten in Caution-Free Dixie Shootout
14, 2019) - With the rain-out of last night's
annual 'Rome Showdown' at Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia, Devin
Moran competed in only one event over the weekend on Saturday, October
12 at the historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia. A stellar
field of 39 competitors piled into the Atlanta-area venue to vie
for the $12,000 windfall in the 'Dixie Shootout.' Devin clicked
off the fifth fastest lap in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series qualifying prior to running second in his stacked heat
race. After rolling off from the outside of the third row in the
50-lap headliner, which featured minimum passing, Devin wound up
seventh in the final finishing order of the caution-free affair.
The Dresden, Ohio ace still finds himself sixth in the latest version
of the LOLMDS point standings exiting the Peach State. Full results
from Dixie Speedway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Back on Lucas Oil
Trail in Ohio and Pennsylvania
6, 2019) - The #1 team made their way to
Raceway 7 in Conneaut, Ohio and Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motor Speedway
in Imperial, Pennsylvania on October 4-5 for a pair of Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series throwdowns. On Friday night in the first-ever
stop by the national touring series to Raceway 7, Devin Moran clicked
off the fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session before
finishing third in heat race action. In the $12,000 to win main
event, which went fifty laps in distance, Devin hung around the
top ten throughout the contest and eventually crossed underneath
the checkers in the eleventh position.
At PPMS on Saturday evening, a hefty $20,000 paycheck
was on the line in the 31st Annual 'Pittsburgher 100.' Devin placed
third in his loaded heat race and started twelfth on the grid in
the 100-lap feature event. Unfortunately, the Dresden, Ohio ace
retired after bringing out a lap 55 caution and was officially placed
twenty-first in the final finishing order. Devin still finds himself
sixth in the latest LOLMDS point standings exiting PPMS. Complete
results from the doubleheader weekend can be obtained by clicking
Devin Moran Leads Good
Portion of Jackson 100; Finishes Runner-Up!
22, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series took the Dunn-Benson Motorsports team to the Hoosier State
for a doubleheader weekend on September 20-21 at Kokomo Speedway
in Kokomo, Indiana and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana.
In the $12,000 to win weekend lid lifter on Friday night at Kokomo,
Devin Moran placed third in his loaded heat race and later wound
up eighth in the final finishing order of the attrition-filled 50-lap
main event. At Brownstown on Saturday evening in the 40th Annual
'Jackson 100,' which carried a $15,000 payday, Devin won his heat
race in preliminary action, led laps 1, 11-23, and 48-70 of the
100-lap mega-event before settling for an impressive runner-up performance
behind only victor Hudson O'Neal! Complete results from the double-dip
can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Blasts to Fourth
in First-Ever Knoxville Nationals!!
15, 2019) - The #1 team made the trek west
to the Hawkeye State of Iowa from September 12-14 for the 16th edition
of the 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.' The three-day
crown jewel event drew 55 competitors to the 1/2-mile, semi-banked
Marion County fairgrounds speedplant and action kicked off with
a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary programs. On Thursday night
in the weekend lid lifter, Devin Moran - making his first career
Knoxville start - ran third in his heat race, led laps 2-4 of the
25-lap feature event, and eventually wound up eighth in the final
finishing order. At Knoxville on Friday evening in a similar contest,
Devin unfortunately missed out on the 25-lapper after finishing
fifth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main.
By virtue of racking up the seventeenth best point
night, Devin earned the rights to the inside of the ninth row for
the start of Saturday's 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.'
The Dresden, Ohio ace was on the move early and often during the
100-lap headliner and he eventually blasted up inside of the top
five to finish fourth behind only $40,000 victor Jimmy Owens, Brandon
Sheppard, and Hudson O'Neal. Devin still finds himself sixth in
the latest version of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point
standings. You can read more about each of the three shows from
Knoxville Raceway by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Drives to Top Ten
in Annual Hillbilly Hundred
2, 2019) - The #1 team headed to Ponderosa
Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky, Portsmouth Raceway Park in
Portsmouth, Ohio, and Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West
Virginia from August 30-September 1 for a trio of Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series throwdowns. On Friday night in the 'John Bradshaw
Memorial' at Ponderosa, Devin Moran ran second in his heat race,
but unfortunately lost a driveshaft during the $12,000 to win feature
event, which dropped him to a disappointing nineteenth place effort.
Another $12,000 top prize was on the line on Saturday
evening at PRP in the 'Bob Miller Memorial' and Devin placed sixth
in his heat race, third in his B-Main, and fifteenth in the 50-lap
main event. In Sunday's annual 'Hillbilly Hundred' at Tyler County,
Devin finished fourth in his stacked heat race prior to blasting
past seven competitors during the $30,000 to win headliner to leave
the Mountaineer State with a solid ninth place performance. Complete
results from the Labor Day weekend triple shot can be viewed online
Devin Moran Transfers
into Lucrative Dirt Million at Mansfield
25, 2019) - The 2nd Annual 'Dirt Million'
took center stage in the Dirt Late Model world from August 22-24,
as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the crown
jewel spectacular at Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio.
A pair of $10,000 to win preliminary duels kicked off the three-day
weekend in the Buckeye State and Devin Moran placed eleventh in
Thursday's 30-lap opener, while he utilized a series provisional
before blasting past ten competitors in Friday night's 30-lapper
to secure another eleventh place showing. With a whopping $101,626
payday on the line in Saturday evening's annual 'Dirt Million,'
Devin finished third in his loaded heat race and second in his B-Main,
but was caught up in an early wreck during the 100-lap headliner
and retired in the twenty-eighth position. His teammate for the
weekend, Eddie Carrier, Jr., was unfortunately not able to transfer
into the 'Dirt Million.' Full results from throughout the 'Dirt
Million' weekend can be found online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Rebounds from Tail
to Salvage Eighth in Topless 100
18, 2019) - Another crown jewel event was
on tap from August 15-17, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
once again presided over the 27th Annual 'Topless 100' at Batesville
Motor Speedway. The action at the Locust Grove, Arkansas facility
kicked off with a pair of $5,000 to win preliminary programs. In
the roofless opener on Thursday evening, Devin Moran ran fifth in
his heat race and won his B-Main prior to advancing to eleventh
in the 30-lap feature event. A similar story was told on Friday
night, as Devin once again finished fifth in his loaded heat race,
won his B-Main, and climbed past six competitors during the 30-lapper
on his way to another eleventh place effort.
After amassing the ninth most points during the two prelims, Devin
rolled off from the inside of the fifth row in Saturday's 100-lap
headliner. Gunning for the whopping $40,000 top prize in the 'Topless
100,' Devin was unfortunately involved in a first lap wreck and
was sent to the tail of the stellar field for the restart. The Dresden,
Ohio ace then blasted back inside of the top ten during the extra-distance
affair to eventually salvage a steady eighth place performance.
Devin now finds himself sixth in the latest version of the LOLMDS
point standings. Full results from the long weekend in Batesville
can be located by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Devin Moran Flashes to
Fourth Place North/South 100 Effort!
11, 2019) - Following a couple of idle weekends
on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule, the popular national
touring series took the #1 team to Florence Speedway from August
8-10 for the 37th edition of the 'North/South 100.' The three-day
extended weekend in Union, Kentucky drew 53 entrants to the 1/2-mile
speedplant to do battle in the crown jewel extravaganza. On Thursday
night in the $10,000 to win 'North/South Shootout,' Devin Moran
placed third in his loaded heat race, started sixteenth on the feature
grid, and later wound up nineteenth in the final finishing order
of the 50-lap weekend lid lifter after drawing a lap 29 caution
At Florence on Friday evening in the double set of qualifying heat
races, Devin ran fifth in his first heat race of the night before
driving to a runner-up effort in his final prelim. The Dresden,
Ohio ace earned the fourteenth most passing points, which landed
him the outside of the seventh row for the start of Saturday's $50,000
to win 'North/South 100.' Devin, who currently finds himself seventh
in the latest LOLMDS point standings, was on the move early and
often during the 100-lap headliner and eventually posted an impressive
fourth place performance behind only victor Chris Madden, Hudson
O'Neal, and Jimmy Owens! Full results from the entire weekend in
the Commonwealth of Kentucky can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.