Ricky Thornton Jr. Trounces Lucas Oil Late Model Foes At Raceway 7
Sep 30, 2023Overcoming two early-race restarts and two in the final 12 laps, outside-polesitter Ricky Thornton Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., led from flag-to-flag to win Friday's Great Lakes 50 at Raceway 7. Racing the day after he turned 33, he earned $12,000 while tallying his series-leading 18th full-field Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series feature victory of the season and further extending his points lead.
Ricky Thornton, Jr's Breakout Season Continues With Jackson 100 Victory
Sep 24, 2023Racing in his car owners’ backyard, Ricky Thornton Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., couldn’t be denied in Saturday’s 44th annual Jackson 100 at Brownstown Speedway.
Ricky Thornton, Jr. Sweeps The Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals
Sep 17, 2023Amid two red flags, multiple brushes with the backstretch wall and an early back-and-forth battle with three-time race winner Mike Marlar, polesitter Ricky Thornton Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., was worried he was going to blow it in Saturday's bid to sweep the lucrative three-race Knoxville Lucas Oil Nationals weekend.
Ricky Thornton, Jr. Wins Lucas Oil Knoxville Opener With Last-Lap Pass
Sep 15, 2023Executing a slider on Brandon Overton at the exit of turn two, eighth-starting Ricky Thornton Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., led the final lap to win Thursday's first $7,000 Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals preliminary night at Knoxville Raceway. Thornton notched his 14th full-field Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of the season and the 18th of his career as the last among four leaders of the 25-lapper.
How To Watch World 100 At Eldora Speedway 2023
Sep 8, 2023The 53rd annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway is here, and you can watch it live from Sept. 7-9 on FloRacing.
Ricky Thornton Jr. Rolls On With Lucas Oil Late Model Win At Portsmouth
Sep 3, 2023Continuing his spectacular 2023 season, Ricky Thornton Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., overtook Daulton Wilson for the lead on lap 32 and controlled the remainder of the distance to capture Saturday night’s 50-lap River Days Rumble at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The 32-year-old beat Devin Moran by 1.786 seconds to earn $15,000 for his 13th full-field victory of the season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
Ricky Thornton Jr. Electrifies, Then Goes Down Swinging At Port Royal
Aug 27, 2023Even when Ricky Thornton Jr. goes down to defeat in his amazing 2023 campaign, he goes down swinging.
Instinctual Ricky Thornton Jr Zigs, Zags Past Georgetown Foes
Aug 25, 2023GEORGETOWN, Del. (Aug. 24) — Ricky Thornton Jr. never ceases to amaze his crew chief Anthony Burroughs.
Ricky Thornton, Jr. Survives Late Restarts For Topless 100 Prelim Win
Aug 19, 2023Powering around the outside of Jonathan Davenport on lap 17, second-starting Ricky Thornton Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., outlasted several late-race restarts and led the final 14 laps to win Friday's $5,000 Comp Cams Topless 100 preliminary feature at Batesville Motor Speedway. Thornton tallied his 15th career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory and his series-best 11th full-field win of the season.
Ricky Thornton Jr. Back In Lucas Oil Victory Lane At Huset's Speedway
Jul 21, 2023Wrestling the lead from race-long leader Jonathan Davenport on the 19th lap, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points leader Ricky Thornton Jr. of Chandler, Ariz., led the rest of Thursday’s caution-free Go 50 to capture the $12,000 Silver Dollar Nationals weekend opener at Huset’s Speedway, the event’s new home.
Ricky Thornton Jr. Disqualified Amid Heated Exchange With Hudson O'Neal
Jul 7, 2023Devin Moran realized early in Thursday's 25-lap NAPA Auto Parts Gopher 50 preliminary feature at Deer Creek Speedway that racing at the front of the pack was the place to be.
Ricky Thornton Jr. Remains Unstoppable With Muskingum County Win
Jul 2, 2023ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series announcer James Essex summed up the current situation on the national tour with a single comment late in Saturday’s Freedom 60 at Muskingum County Speedway.
Ricky Thornton Jr. Grabs Another Fifty Grand At Lernerville Speedway
Jun 25, 2023SARVER, Pa.— Hot as a firecracker.
Ricky Thornton Jr. Drives To $50K Lucas Oil Win At Smoky Mountain Speedway
Jun 18, 2023MARYVILLE, Tenn. — When Smoky Mountain Speedway's chief starter threw the white flag in Saturday's 60-lap Mountain Moonshine Classic to signal one lap to go, all the drivers vainly chasing Ricky Thornton Jr. had seemingly thrown their own white flags of surrender to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points leader.
Ricky Thornton Jr. Stays Hot With Eldora Dream Thursday Prelim Win
Jun 9, 2023ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 8) — Red-hot Ricky Thornton Jr. continued his torrid 2023 campaign, while possibly giving his competitors a glimpse of what’s to come over the final two days of the Dream XXIX weekend.