English Joins Riggs Motorsports for '20 Season; Kicks Off Year at East Bay!
(December 7, 2019) While Tanner English will be looking to cap off a successful 2019 campaign in his own equipment in the upcoming 'Gateway Dirt Nationals' at The Dome at America's Center in downtown St. Louis, Missouri on December 20-21, the young Benton, Kentucky rising star is also eying the rapidly approaching 2020 racing season. Tanner is excited to announce today that he will drive for Riggs Motorsports next year and will; in fact, go to work for the Harrisburg, Illinois-based team starting on Monday. The second generation driver will immediately start prepping XR1 Rocket Chassis for the 44th Annual 'Winternationals,' as Riggs Motorsports will kick off 2020 in six Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battles at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida from February 3-8. (Heath Lawson Photo)

"I am excited to be partnering up with Scott and Jason Riggs with Riggs Motorsports," exclaimed English earlier today. "This will be a big change for me, as I will be able to work at the shop and race full time. It's a brand new experience, as I usually have very minimal time after work to prepare for upcoming events." | full story

English Dominates Clarksville Speedway for $3,950 Windfall!
(November 3, 2019) Benton, Kentucky ace Tanner English celebrated in victory lane for the fourth time in 2019 on Saturday evening, November 2 at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, Tennessee! Tanner, who was back behind the wheel of his familiar #96 TER machine, swept the night in the 'Fall Classic,' as he set Fast Time in qualifying, won his heat race, and led each of the thirty circuits in the main event. Tanner beat Jay Scott, Josh Putnam, Christian Hanger, and Matt Shannon to the checkers in the DIRTcar Racing special to pocket $3,950 in prize, lap, and bonus money! Full results from last night at the Volunteer State oval can be found online at www.clarksvillespeedway.com. (Josh James Artwork)

Tanner English Hooks Back Up with Big Frog Motorsports at All-Tech
(October 27, 2019) Tanner English and Big Frog Motorsports descended upon All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida on October 25-26 for a Limited Late Model special dubbed as the 'Showdown on the Suwannee.' On Friday night during preliminary action, Tanner clicked off the seventh fastest lap in his group during qualifying prior to placing fifth in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the seventh row in Saturday's $10,000 to win main event, Tanner had vaulted up to around the sixth spot before a skirmish on a restart helped drop him to tenth in the final finishing order of the 75-lap affair. Complete results from the 'Showdown on the Suwannee' weekend can be viewed online at www.alltechraceway.com.

English Runs Strong in $15,000 FALS Frenzy in Illinois
(October 13, 2019) The #96 team invaded Fairbury Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois on October 11-12 for 'FALS Frenzy.' The doubleheader weekend in the Land of Lincoln was scheduled to start with a $5,000 to win weekend opener, but that show was nixed due to rain showers on Friday night. At FALS on Saturday evening, Tanner English qualified fourth quickest in Group B during time trials prior to claiming the second spot in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the $15,000 to win headliner, Tanner ran strong early in the 60-lap distance, but his soft tire selection caused him to fade late to an eleventh place showing. Complete results from 'FALS Frenzy' can be viewed by clicking on www.fairburyspeedway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

Tanner English in Burr Motorsports Ride in Ponderosa Special
(October 5, 2019) Benton, Kentucky ace Tanner English jumped behind the wheel of the Burr Motorsports ride on Friday night, October 4 at Ponderosa Speedway, as the Junction City, Kentucky venue played host to the annual 'Fall Classic.' Tanner fought carburetor issues during qualifying, but later rebounded to finish fourth in his heat race. During the course of the $5,000 to win headliner, Tanner was moving forward until he was involved in a skirmish, which left him with a broken tie-rod and a fourteenth place showing in the unsanctioned special. Full results from last night at "The Pond" can be viewed online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net.

English Steers Tommy Pope's #22 Ride to Cotton Pickin Top Ten
(September 29, 2019) Next up on the racing schedule for Tanner English was a trip to Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi on September 27-28 for the annual running of the 'Magnolia State Cotton Pickin 100,' which kicked off with a $4,000 to win weekend opener. On Friday night, Tanner piloted Tommy Pope's #22 machine to a fourth place finish in his heat race and a twelfth place effort in the 30-lap main event. In the weekend finale, which boasted a $12,000 paycheck, Tanner timed in third quickest in Group A during qualifying, ran second in his heat race, and later wound up ninth in the final finishing order of the 70-lapper. Complete results from "The Mag" can be located online at www.magnoliadirt.com.

Tanner English Tackles LOLMDS Double Dip in Hoosier State
(September 22, 2019) Tanner English found himself at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on September 20-21 for a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series specials. In Friday's $12,000 to win shootout at Kokomo, Tanner finished seventh in his loaded heat race and was an early retiree in the attrition-filled 50-lap main event, which dropped him to a twenty-third place showing. At Brownstown on Saturday evening in the 40th Annual 'Jackson 100,' which boasted a $15,000 winner's check, Tanner ran sixth in his heat race, third in his B-Main, and fifteenth in the 100-lap headliner. Complete results from the LOLMDS double dip in the Hoosier State can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

English Doomed by Flat Tire at Lake Cumberland; Salvages Top Ten
(September 15, 2019) The #96 team returned to competition on Saturday evening, September 14 at Lake Cumberland Speedway, as a $4,000 top prize was on the line at the Burnside, Kentucky facility. Tanner English stopped the clock fourth quickest overall during the qualifying session prior to placing second in his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the second row in the 35-lap main event, Tanner was in the fourth position when he unfortunately suffered a flat right rear tire. The Benton, Kentucky ace wound up having to restart the race from the tail of the field with new Hoosier rubber and eventually salvaged an eighth place showing. Full results can be located online at www.lcspeedway.net.

Tanner English Runner-Up in $12,000 John Bradshaw Memorial!
(September 2, 2019) Tanner English started his hectic Labor Day holiday weekend on Friday night, August 30 in the 'John Bradshaw Memorial' at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky. Tanner qualified well in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trials and later placed second in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the second row in the $12,000 to win headliner, the Benton, Kentucky ace scooted past a couple of competitors during the 50-lap distance to secure an impressive runner-up performance behind only victor Tim McCreadie!

The dirt-slinging action then quickly shifted to Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West Virginia on August 31-September 1. On Saturday evening in the unsanctioned 'Earl Hill Memorial,' Tanner started twelfth on the grid in the $5,000 to win feature event and steered past nine cars on his way to a strong third place podium effort behind only winner Brandon Overton and runner-up Derek Doll. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series then invaded Tyler County on Sunday to preside over the annual running of the 'Hillbilly Hundred,' which boasted a hefty $30,000 top prize. Tanner won his heat race in preliminary competition prior to slipping back to eighth in the final finishing order of the 100-lap mega-event. Full results from each of these races can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com and www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com. (MRM Racing Photos)

English Earns $10,022 Triumph in Harold Hardgrove Memorial!
(August 25, 2019) Capturing his third win and his largest payday to date in 2019, Tanner English and his #96 team celebrated in victory lane on Saturday night, August 24 at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky! The unsanctioned 'Harold Hardgrove Memorial' took place last night at the 3/8-mile oval and 24 competitors piled into the pit area. Tanner timed in seventh quickest overall during qualifying and later scored an impressive win in his heat race with a last lap pass. After starting the 50-lapper from the pole position, Tanner grabbed the point from fellow front-row starter Tommy Bailey on the twelfth circuit and led the majority of the annual contest. At the checkers, the Benton, Kentucky native had earned the $10,022 windfall ahead of Bailey, Jason Jameson, Justin Rattliff, and Tyler Carpenter! Full results can be located online at www.lcspeedway.net. (MRM Racing Photos)

Tanner English Leads Early in Butterball; Finishes Runner-Up!
(August 18, 2019) The #96 team found themselves at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky on August 16-17 for the 32nd Annual 'Paul Butterball Wooldridge Memorial.' The two-day special event was sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and boasted a whopping $20,059 top prize. Tanner English stopped the clock third quickest in Group A during qualifying on Friday night prior to securing a heat race triumph. After starting Saturday's 59-lap headliner from the pole position, Tanner led the first seventeen circuits before settling into the second spot. The Benton, Kentucky ace, while he wasn't able to reach the finish line first, earned a $10,000 payday for his runner-up effort behind only victor Tyler Carpenter! Complete results from the weekend at Richmond can be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.

English Caught Up in Governor's Cup Wreck at Talladega...
(August 11, 2019) Tanner English and Big Frog Motorsports pulled through the pit gate at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama on Saturday evening, August 10 for the 2nd edition of the 'Governor's Cup.' The Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series (SAS) presided over the $10,000 to win special event, which drew a strong field of 39 competitors. Tanner grabbed the third transfer spot through his heat race and later rolled off from the outside of the fifth row in the 60-lap headliner.

The Benton, Kentucky ace had then moved up in the running order and was battling for a top five spot in the contest when he was caught up in a lap 51 tangle. Following the caution late in the distance, Tanner restarted in the fourth position, but heavy body damage from the wreck resulted in a flat tire and ultimately relegated him to a disappointing twelfth place showing. Full results from last night at TST can be viewed online at www.sasdirt.com.

Tanner English Claims Second Win of 2019 at Ponderosa for $4,000!
(August 4, 2019) Benton, Kentucky ace Tanner English recorded his second win of 2019 on Friday night, August 2 at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Kentucky! Tanner won his heat race in preliminary action and later came out on top of the unsanctioned headliner to bag the $4,000 winner's check ahead of Zack Dohm, Nick Hoffman, Scott James, and David Webb. On Saturday evening, August 3 at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana, Tanner vied for the $10,000 top prize in the annual 'Hall of Fame Classic,' which was sanctioned by the Schaeffer's Oil MARS Racing Series. He placed second in his heat race and later drove up inside of the top five during the caution-free 50-lapper before winding up fifth in the final rundown behind only victor Mike Marlar, Jason Jameson, Greg Johnson, and Kent Robinson. Full results from both facilities can be viewed online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net and www.brownstownspeedway.com.



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