Results from the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour at East Bay...
27, 2020) Things wrapped up at East Bay Raceway Park tonight,
as the $7,000 to win finale for the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour took
center stage across the Dirt Late Model industry. Tanner English
stopped the clock second quickest in Group A during Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to nabbing the third transfer
spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of
the sixth row in the 40-lap feature event, Tanner drove past a trio
of competitors en route to a steady eighth place performance. The
Benton, Kentucky native now finds himself eleventh in the latest
version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting the Gibsonton, Florida
(May 26, 2020) The second leg of the Lucas Oil
Reopening Tour at East Bay Raceway Park took place tonight at the
Gibsonton, Florida oval and another $7,000 paycheck was up for grabs
for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series stars. Tanner English clicked
off the fourth fastest lap in Group B during time trials and once
again placed second in his loaded heat race. The Benton, Kentucky
ace then notched his second straight top ten performance at the
"Clay by the Bay," as Tanner crossed underneath the checkered
flag in the tenth spot after forty green flag circuits.
(May 25, 2020) Next up on the racing calendar
for the #81e team was a stop at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton,
Florida. The Lucas Oil Reopening Tour rolled into the "Clay
by the Bay" and a $7,000 payday was the prize that the 35 teams
in the pit area were shooting for tonight. Tanner English timed
in fourth quickest in Group A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
qualifying prior to finishing second in his heat race. After starting
seventh on the grid in the 40-lap feature, Tanner hung around the
top ten and eventually knocked down a solid eighth place effort.
Nightly Results from the Lucas Oil
Reopening Tour at GIS...
21, 2020) The third and final event of the Lucas Oil Reopening
Tour at Golden Isles Speedway took center stage tonight and another
$7,000 winner's check was on the line at the Brunswick, Georgia
facility. Following a rain delay, Tanner English qualified tenth
quickest in Group B during time trials before placing third in his
stacked heat race. Tanner then worked his way past four competitors
during the 40-lap feature event on his way to an eighth place performance.
The Benton, Kentucky native currently sits thirteenth in the latest
version of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point standings
and now has plans of following the tour for the rest of the year!
(May 20, 2020) Another $7,000 top prize was up
for grabs for the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series tonight at Golden Isles Speedway. With inclement
weather in the area, the program was sped up and the action on the
Brunswick, Georgia oval was fast and furious. Tanner English knocked
down the twelfth fastest time in Group A during the qualifying session
prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his
loaded heat race. The Benton, Kentucky ace started fifteenth on
the feature grid in the 40-lapper, but a folded under nose caused
him to draw a lap 25 caution flag and relegated him to a nineteenth
(May 19, 2020) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
returned to action tonight at Golden Isles Speedway and the #81e
team was in the pit area at the Brunswick, Georgia speedplant for
round one of the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour. A total of 43 entrants
converged on the southern Georgia facility for the first series
event since February. With no fans in attendance for the $7,000
to win special due to COVID-19 restrictions, Tanner English started
his evening off by clicking off the fourteenth quickest lap in Group
B during time trials. Tanner then finished fourth in his stacked
heat race prior to advancing six spots during the 40-lap feature
on his way to a strong tenth place showing.
Tanner English Steers to Top Five
in Karl Chevrolet 50!
10, 2020) The Riggs Motorsports team rolled into Federated
Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri on Saturday evening, May 9 for
the 'Karl Chevrolet 50.' The DIRTcar Super Late Model special attracted
60 entrants to the St. Louis-area speedplant to do battle for the
$7,000 paycheck. With a limited grandstand crowd on hand - due to
coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions - and in front of a worldwide
streaming audience, Tanner English earned Fast Time honors overall
during qualifying before running second in his loaded heat race.
After starting the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the fourth
row, Tanner was able to steer past four competitors en route to
an impressive fourth place effort behind only race winner Billy
Moyer, Brandon Sheppard, and Devin Moran! Complete results from
the 'Karl Chevrolet 50' can be accessed by clicking on www.federatedautopartsraceway.com.
Late Flat Tire Drops English from
Podium Finish at Boyd's...
3, 2020) Tanner English and the Riggs Motorsports team
invaded Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Saturday, May 2
for an unsanctioned program dubbed as the 'Boyd's Dirt Showdown.'
The single-day shootout was broadcast live to a worldwide audience
online at www.DirtonDirt.com and www.FloRacing.com. Tanner laid
down the third fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session
to earn the sixth starting spot in the $5,000 to win headliner.
With passing at a premium during the 50-lap main event, Tanner had
moved up to third late in the contest before a flat right rear tire
relegated him to a disappointing eleventh place performance. Full
results from the Chattanooga-area facility can be accessed online
English Slated to Return to Action
Saturday at Boyd's Speedway!
30, 2020) With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic bringing
racing action to a halt in recent weeks, Riggs Motorsports is scheduled
to return to the racetrack for the first time since March 6 on Saturday,
May 2 at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia. The 'Boyd's Dirt
Showdown presented by PitStopUSA.com' will feature the unsanctioned
Super Late Models and Tanner English will be gunning for the $5,000
paycheck. All of the dirt-slinging action from the 1/3-mile oval
on the Tennessee-Georgia border will be broadcast LIVE on Pay-Per-View
for subscribers on both www.DirtonDirt.com
Tanner English Battles WOOLMS Foes
at Duck River Raceway Park
7, 2020) Tanner English and Riggs Motorsports invaded Duck
River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee on Friday night, March 6,
as the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned
a lucrative $10,000 to win program at the Volunteer State oval.
Tanner clicked off the eighth quickest time in Group A during the
qualifying session before grabbing the third transfer spot through
his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the
sixth row in the 50-lap headliner, Tanner bolted up inside of the
top ten and was looking for more before getting caught up in a scrape
with another competitor, which bent a tie-rod on his #81e machine.
The Benton, Kentucky ace retired after only 31 circuits and was
forced to settle for a twenty-first place showing at the venue dubbed
as "Ducktona." Full results can be accessed online at
English Flushes the Competition in
Opening Night of Toilet Bowl Classic!
1, 2020) Tanner English, of Benton, Kentucky, recorded
his first triumph with Riggs Motorsports on Friday night, February
28 in the 'Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic' opener at Clarksville Speedway
in Clarksville, Tennessee! Tanner stalked early leader Josh Putnam
for the point during the 25-lapper before taking the top spot on
the twelfth circuit. Tanner went on to lead the rest of the way
to claim the $3,000 paycheck ahead of Putnam, Donald McIntosh, Booger
Brooks, and Brian Shirley. On Saturday evening, February 29, a $5,000
top prize was on the line for the DIRTcar Late Models in the 'Tuckasee
Toilet Bowl Classic' finale. Tanner was looking to flush the competition
yet again, but wound up finishing ninth in the final rundown of
the 30-lap headliner. Full results from Clarksville Speedway can
be located by clicking on www.clarksvillespeedway.com.
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