LANIGAN SIXTH IN $10K BUDWEISER 50
1, 2016) The #15 Clint
Bowyer Racing (CBR) team drove through the pit gate at Tri-City
Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday night, April 29 to
compete in the $10,000 to win 'Budweiser 50,' which was sanctioned
by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. In front of a standing-room-only
crowd, Darrell Lanigan knocked down the fourth quickest time in
Group A during qualifying before running second in heat race action.
After rolling off from the inside of the fourth row in the 50-lapper,
Darrell ran a steady race and wound up sixth in the final finishing
order behind only winner Scott Bloomquist, Jonathan Davenport, Dennis
Erb, Jr., Don O'Neal, and Tim McCreadie. With Saturday's $12,000
to win tilt at Macon (IL) Speedway succumbing to Mother Nature,
Darrell sits fourth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results
from the weekend in the Land of Lincoln can be viewed online at
LANIGAN ADVANCES TO
TOP TEN FINISH AT HAGERSTOWN
24, 2016) With Friday's
visit to Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio wiped out by inclement
weather, Darrell Lanigan and the rest of the stars of the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series put their full weekend effort into the
annual running of the 'Stanley Schetrompf Founders Day Classic'
at the legendary Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland on
Saturday, April 23. Darrell clicked off the seventh fastest time
in Group A during qualifying prior to running sixth in his heat
race and third in his B-Main. After rolling off from the inside
of the eleventh row in the $12,000 to win main event, Darrell disposed
of eleven cars during the 60-lapper en route to a steady tenth place
performance. The Union, Kentucky native sits fourth in the latest
LOLMDS point standings exiting Hagerstown. Full results can be viewed
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
DARRELL LANIGAN CLIMBS
INTO TOP TEN IN BAD BOY 98
17, 2016) The #15 Clint
Bowyer Racing (CBR) team was back on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series trail on April 15-16, as the nation's premier Dirt Late Model
touring series sanctioned the annual running of the 'Bad Boy 98'
at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas. The two-day
extravaganza drew a 45 car field to BMS and each driver had their
sights set on the hefty $20,000 winner's check. Darrell Lanigan
qualified sixteenth fastest in Group A during time trials, but later
climbed up to fourth to grab the final transfer spot through his
heat race on Friday behind only Jonathan Davenport, Steve Francis,
and Billy Moyer.
The Union, Kentucky hotshoe then started Saturday's
98-lap main event from the inside of the eighth row. Darrell was
on the move early and often during the 'Bad Boy 98,' as he picked
off eight competitors on his way to a solid seventh place showing.
He is now tied for fourth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point
standings following the 'Bad Boy 98.' Complete results from Batesville
can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
LANIGAN STARTS AND FINISHES
SECOND AT DUCK RIVER!
9, 2016) Darrell Lanigan
and the #15 CBR team wound up at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel,
Tennessee on Friday evening, April 8 to enter a World of Outlaws
Craftsman Late Model Series shootout, which boasted a $10,000 payday.
Darrell clicked off the seventh fastest lap in Group A during time
trials and later ran second in heat race action. After drawing the
outside of the front row before the start of the 50-lap headliner,
Darrell ran amongst the leaders throughout the distance before knocking
down an impressive runner-up performance behind only victor Dale
McDowell! Full results from last night at DRRP can be accessed online
DARRELL LANIGAN FIFTH
IN $12K BAMA BASH AT EAMS
3, 2016) Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series action heated back up over the April 1-2
weekend with first-ever series stops at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold,
Georgia and East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama.
On Friday night in front of a jammed-packed crowd at Boyd's, Darrell
Lanigan laid down the twelfth quickest lap in Group A during time
trials prior to running fourth in his stacked heat race. After starting
the $10,000 to win main event from the inside of the eighth row,
Darrell was able to drive past six competitors during the 50-lap
contest en route to a solid ninth place showing.
At EAMS on Saturday evening, a $12,000 top prize was
on the line in the annual running of the 'Bama Bash.' Darrell clicked
off the sixth fastest time overall during qualifying and later scored
the victory in heat race action. After rolling off from the inside
of the second row in the 60-lapper, the Union, Kentucky superstar
eventually wound up fifth behind only race winner Jonathan Davenport,
Jared Landers, Scott Bloomquist, and Jimmy Owens. Darrell now finds
himself fourth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings
following the doubleheader weekend. Full results can be viewed online
LANIGAN LEADS EARLY;
FINISHES SECOND IN $5K AT FLORENCE
27, 2016) Darrell Lanigan
and Clint Bowyer Racing (CBR) continued their 2016 racing season
on Saturday evening, March 26 at the venerable Florence Speedway
in Union, Kentucky, as the undersized 1/2-mile oval played host
to a $5,000 to win, unsanctioned special. Darrell qualified well
and won his heat race in preliminary action, which lined him up
starting from the outside of the front row in the 50-lap headliner.
After pacing the field for the first thirteen circuits and making
a late charge for the win, Darrell settled for a strong runner-up
performance at the nearby facility behind only race winner Devin
Moran. Complete results from last night at Florence Speedway can
be viewed online at www.florencespeedway.com.
DARRELL LANIGAN NABS
TOP FIVE IN BUCKEYE SPRING 50!
20, 2016) The Clint
Bowyer Racing (CBR) team returned to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series scene on Friday evening, March 18 at Atomic Speedway in Alma,
Ohio. The 'Buckeye Spring 50' boasted a $10,000 payday and attracted
a stellar field of fifty Super Late Model entrants. Darrell Lanigan
qualified sixth fastest in Group A during time trials prior to scoring
a convincing heat race triumph. The Union, Kentucky standout then
started and finished the caution-free 50-lapper in the fifth position,
as he trailed only race winner Jonathan Davenport, Brian Shirley,
Jimmy Owens, and Mike Marlar at the checkers.
On Saturday night, March 19, Darrell and the #15 team
were scheduled to be in attendance at the legendary Brownstown Speedway
in Brownstown, Indiana for the annual running of the 'Indiana Icebreaker.'
However, the $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series spectacular
was postponed to April 9 due to inclement weather. Darrell currently
finds himself fourth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings
following the 'Buckeye Spring 50.' Full results from Atomic Speedway
can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
LANIGAN RACES TO FOURTH
IN $15,000 TENNESSEE TIPOFF!
13, 2016) The #15 CBR
team returned to racing action over the March 11-12 weekend in the
'Tennessee Tipoff' at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee.
A strong 27 car field assembled at the historic 1/2-mile facility
to vie for the $15,000 winner's check in the Old Man's Garage Spring
Nationals Series opener. On Friday night, Darrell Lanigan clicked
off the third fastest time in Group A during qualifying before grabbing
the second transfer spot through his heat race. After starting Saturday's
75-lap headliner from the inside of the third row, Darrell was able
to move up to fourth to finish only behind race winner Scott Bloomquist,
Randy Weaver, and Mike Marlar! Full results from Smoky Mountain
Speedway can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.