Late Model Schedule: October 2017

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Chris MaddeThe major series are starting to wind up their schedule with some big shows in October.

DateSeriesRaceTrackWinnerResults / Notes
01-Oct-17NARA Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt SeriesRome ShowdownRome Speedway (GA)Darrell LaniganResults
06-Oct-17Ultimate Southeast Late Models SeriesUltimate SE Late Models Series 20171006311 Motor Speedway (NC)Jonathan DavenportJonathan Davenport, Ross Bailes, Kyle Hardy, Tyler Millwood, Dennis Franklin
07-Oct-17NARA Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt SeriesPittsburgher 100 (29th)Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway (PA)Don O'NealResults / Recap
13-Oct-17World of Outlaws - Late ModelsOutlaw Clay Classic Late ModelsThe Dirt Oval at Route 66 (IL)Chris MaddenResults
14-Oct-17World of Outlaws - Late Models The Dirt Oval at Route 66 (IL)Canceled - weather 
21-Oct-17NARA Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt SeriesDirt Track World ChampionshipPortsmouth Raceway Park (OH) Josh RichardsResults / Recap
21-Oct-17Ultimate Southeast Late Models Series Modoc Speedway (SC) Brett HammResults / Recap
21-Oct-17Unsanctioned Budweiser Cash Money 100Fayetteville Motor Speedway Willie Milliken1. Willie Millikan, 2. Ben Watkins, 3. Matt Long, 4. Dustin Mitchell, 5. Steve Banal
27-Oct-17Unsanctioned Thunderbird Speedway (OK) Pays $10,000-to-win
28-Oct-17Ultimate Southeast Late Models Series Dublin Motor Speedway (NC) Originally October 7; rain delayed
28-Oct-17Unsanctioned Whynot Motorsports Park Pays $15,000-to-win

High 5: Jacob Allen Running Up Front In 5th Year On World Of Outlaws Trail

Kelly Brown

The common sentiment is that it takes three to five years for a driver to establish themselves with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. For Jacob Allen, 2018 is his fifth full season on the road with the Outlaws and the young driver is really coming into his own.

By The Numbers: Matt Sheppard Notches Win No. 60 In Super DIRTcar Series


“Super” Matt Sheppard may have finished off the podium in the Super DIRTcar Series’ season opener last month, but the defending tour champion did not have to wait long to find his way back to victory lane.

World Of Outlaws Notebook: Pittman, Schatz Split Wins In North Dakota

Mark Miefert

A pair of past World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champions split wins over the weekend in North Dakota, as Daryn Pittman won at Nodak Speedway and Donny Schatz was victorious in his home state at River Cities Speedway. 

Kyle Hardy Looks To Extend USLMS Points Lead At $20K USA 100

Kyle Hardy, Facebook

By Colton Wood

Added Horsepower: Carson Macedo Carries Momentum Into Ohio Sprint Speedweek

Mark Funderburk

By Tony Veneziano

Momentum and confidence are often said to be worth a few extra horsepower to a driver. For Carson Macedo, who is in the midst of a two-race win streak with the Arctic All Star Circuit of Champions, those intangibles are on the rise at a very important time of the season as he gears up for a string of nine races in nine nights as part of Ohio Sprint Speedweek.

Phelps Looks To Break Super DIRTcar Series Winless Streak At ‘The Demon’

Jimmy Phelps (Facebook)

By Clayton Johns

The Super DIRTcar Series is set to resume action this Friday as the tour rolls into  Central New York for its annual stop at the “D-Shaped Demon” at Brewerton Speedway. 

5 Drivers To Watch: Will Matt Sheppard Continue Hot Streak At Brewerton?

By Mandee Pauch

The Super DIRTcar Series stars and cars take on the “D-Shaped Demon” for the Showdown at Sundown 100 this Friday at Brewerton Speedway in New York.

WoO Notebook: Schatz Wins Finale At Jackson, Halts Johnson’s Perfect Run

Kelly Brown

By Tony Veneziano

Jason Johnson was victorious in each of the two main events leading up to Saturday’s finale of the 40th annual AGCO Jackson Nationals at Jackson Motorplex in Minnesota and was in line for a clean sweep of the weekend. That was, until nine-time and defending World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz swooped in, taking the $40,000 top prize in the finale of the three-day event, which was condensed into a two-day show. 

World RX Of Norway: Kristoffersson Becomes 2nd Driver To Earn Clean Sweep

FIA World RX Championship

Johan Kristoffersson continues to add his name to the FIA World Rallycross Championship record books, this time completing just the second-ever clean sweep in series history on Sunday in Hell, Norway.

FIA Approves World RX's Switch To Electric Cars For 2020

FIA World RX Championship

The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council has approved plans for the FIA World Rallycross Championship to be an electric series from 2020.