SARVER, Pa. (June 23) — Live updates from Thursday night’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Firecracker 100 preliminary program featuring a 30-lap, $6,000-to-win A-main at Lernerville Speedway (results unofficial):
Kicking off the Firecracker 100 weekend in fine fashion, Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn., grabbed the lead from Ashton Winger on lap four and never looked back en route to capturing Thursday night’s 30-lap Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series preliminary feature at Lernerville Speedway. He pocketed $6,000 as he captured his first-ever victory at the 4/10-mile oval by 1.063 seconds over defending event winner Brandon Overton, who passed Earl Pearson Jr. for second with four laps remaining.
Row 1: Ashton Winger, Mike Marlar
Row 2: Earl Pearson Jr., Tyler Erb
Row 3: Brandon Overton, John Garvin Jr.
Row 4: Mark Whitener, Brandon Sheppard
Row 5: Chub Frank, Hudson O’Neal
Row 6: Garrett Alberson, Scott Bloomquist
Row 7: Jonathan Davenport, Drake Troutman
Row 8: Rick Eckert, Chris Ferguson
Row 9: Michael Norris, Ricky Thornton Jr.
Row 10: Daulton Wilson, Matt Lux
Row 11: Daryl Charlier, Jimmy Owens
Row 12: Tim McCreadie, Colton Flinner
(10 laps; top two transfer)
First consolation finish: Daulton Wilson, Jimmy Owens, Jared Miley, Gregg Satterlee, Ken Schaltenbrand, Alex Ferree, Charles Powell Jr., Dan Stone, Darrell Bossard, Dan Angelicchio, Doug Drown, Todd Bachman.
Second consolation finish: Matt Lux, Tim McCreadie, Kyle Strickler, Ryan Montgomery, Tyler Dietz, Logan Zarin, Levi Yetter, Ross Robinson, Cory Sines, Trevor Collins, Breyton Santee, Joshua Powell.
Third consolation finish: Daryl Charlier, Colton Flinner, Gary Lyle, Mason Zeigler, Tim Vance, Garrett Smith, Joe Petyak, Brenden Smith, Brandon Little, Gale Huey, Spencer Hughes (DNS) Joe Loffredo.
(8 laps; top three transfer)
First heat finish: Ashton Winger, Mark Whitener, Jonathan Davenport, Daulton Wilson, Charles Powell Jr., Jared Miley, Gregg Satterlee, Alex Ferree, Dan Angelicchio.
Second heat finish: Earl Pearson Jr., Chub Frank, Rick Eckert, Dan Stone, Jimmy Owens, Doug Drown, Todd Bachman, Darrell Bossard, Ken Schaltenbrand.
Third heat finish: Brandon Overton, Garrett Alberson, Michael Norris, Matt Lux, Tyler Dietz, Levi Yetter, Logan Zarin, Joshua Powell, Ross Robinson.
Fourth heat finish: Mike Marlar, Brandon Sheppard, Drake Troutman, Ryan Montgomery, Tim McCreadie, Kyle Strickler, Trevor Collins, Cory Sines, Breyton Santee.
Fifth heat finish: Tyler Erb, Hudson O’Neal, Chris Ferguson, Daryl Charlier, Gale Huey, Gary Lyle, Spencer Hughes, Joe Petyak, Brandon Little.
Sixth heat finish: John Garvin Jr., Scott Bloomquist, Ricky Thornton Jr., Colton Flinner, Garrett Smith, Mason Zeigler, Tim Vance, Brenden Smith, Joe Loffredo.
Daulton Wilson (18D), Fayetteville, N.C., 15.291
Chub Frank (1*), Bear Lake, Pa., 15.298
Brandon Overton (76), Evans, Ga., 15.310
Ashton Winger (89), Hampton, Ga., 15.361
Earl Pearson Jr. (46), Jacksonville, Fla., 15.432
Garrett Alberson (58), Las Cruces, N.M., 15.458
Mark Whitener (58), Middleburg, Fla., 15.512
Rick Eckert (0E), York, Pa., 15.515
Ross Robinson (7R), Georgetown, Del., 15.579
Charles Powell Jr. (94), Brookline, Pa., 15.648
Jimmy Owens (20), Newport, Tenn., 15.680
Logan Zarin (1z), Moon Township, Pa., 15.687
Jonathan Davenport (49), Blairsville, Ga., 15.696
Dan Stone (2d), Thompson, Pa., 15.702
Tyler Dietz (77), Pittsburgh, Pa., 15.714
Gregg Satterlee (22), Indiana, Pa., 15.719
Doug Drown (12d), Wooster, Ohio, 15.730
Levi Yetter (9), Cabot, Pa., 15.773
Alex Ferree (4), Saxonburg, Pa., 15.893
Todd Bachman (66), Natrona Heights, Pa., 15.916
Matt Lux (21L), Franklin, Pa., 15.950
Dan Angelicchio (14), Mt. Pleasant, Pa., 15.971
Darrell Bossard (22B), Centerville, Pa., 15.989
Michael Norris (72), Sarver, Pa., 15.993
Jared Miley (10), Pittsburgh, Pa., 16.318
Ken Schaltenbrand (29S), Sarver, Pa., 16.386
Joshua Powell (11), Sarver, Pa., no time
Mike Marlar (157), Winfield, Tenn., 15.346
Tyler Erb (1), New Waverly, Texas, 15.397
John Garvin Jr. (J4), Sarver, Pa., 15.462
Brandon Sheppard (1), New Berlin, Ill., 15.463
Spencer Hughes (11H), Meridian, Miss., 15.473
Ricky Thornton Jr. (20rt), Chandler, Ariz., 15.526
Ryan Montgomery (12), Fairmont, W.Va., 15.551
Daryl Charlier (3RK), Bulger, Pa., 15.563
Garrett Smith (10), Eatonton, Ga., 15.592
Drake Troutman (7D), Hyndman, Pa., 15.639
Hudson O’Neal (71), Martinsville, Ind., 15.673
Mason Zeigler (25z), Chalk Hill, Pa., 15.708
Kyle Strickler (8), Mooresville, N.C., 15.771
Chris Ferguson (22), Mount Holly, N.C., 15.772
Scott Bloomquist (0), Mooresburg, Tenn., 15.848
Tim McCreadie (39), Watertown, N.Y., 15.874
Joe Petyak (44P), Gallitzin, Pa., 15.904
Brenden Smith (17SS), Dade City, Fla., 15.997
Trevor Collins (11AC), Seaford, Del., 16.005
Gale Huey (11H), Punxsutawney, Pa., 16.041
Tim Vance (17T), Clover, S.C., 16.235
Cory Sines (25S), Orwell, Ohio, 16.322
Brandon Little (112), Carlisle, Pa., 16.599
Joe Loffredo (9J), Jersey Shore, Pa., 16.705
Breyton Santee (9), Conneaut, Ohio, 16.821
Gary Lyle (10L), Leechburg, Pa., 17.149
Colton Flinner (48), Allison Park, Pa., no time (broke driveshaft)