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May 25
Lucas Oil Speedway,
Wheatland, MO
Sanction: Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson) - $6,000
Information provided by: Kevin Kovac (last updated May 26, 1:39 pm)
Owens pockets Gibson Tribute's $6,000 payoff
Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson
  1. Jimmy Owens
  2. Brian Shirley
  3. Scott Bloomquist
  4. Jonathan Davenport
  5. Bobby Pierce
  6. Mike Marlar
  7. Hudson O'Neal
  8. Dennis Erb Jr.
  9. Mason Zeigler
  10. Kyle Bronson
  11. Austin Rettig
  12. Chris Simpson
  13. Jesse Stovall
  14. Jared Landers
  15. Billy Moyer
  16. Josh Richards
  17. Gavin Landers
  18. Earl Pearson Jr.
  19. Scott Crigler
  20. Justin Duty
  21. Logan Martin
  22. Raymond Merrill
  23. Mason Oberkramer
  24. Joey Moriarty
presented by
Heath Lawson/heathlawsonphotos.com
Jimmy Owens celebrates his $6,000 victory at Lucas Oil Speedway.
What won the race: Regaining his Lucas Oil Speedway magic, Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., grabbed the lead from Mason Zeigler on lap 14 and marched on to score a $6,000 victory in Friday's 40-lap Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson feature on Night 2 of the 26th annual Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com. The four-time Show-Me 100 champion registered his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series triumph of 2018.
On the move: Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., rallied from the 20th starting spot to finish third.
Winner's sponsors: Owens drives a Ramirez Motorsports Rocket Chassis powered by an Andy Durham Racing Engine and sponsored by Redbone Fishing & Rental, Boom Test Well Service, Power Rig, Red Line Oil, E3 Spark Plugs, Midwest Sheet Metal, Tommy Pope Construction and Keyser Mfg.
Points chase: Before the Show-Me 100: 1. Jonathan Davenport (3,220); T2. Earl Pearson Jr. (2,910); T2. Josh Richards (2,910); 4. Scott Bloomquist (2,900); 5. Bobby Pierce (2,840); 6. Tim McCreadie (2,785); 7. Don O’Neal (2,715); 8. Hudson O’Neal (2,675); 9. Jimmy Owens (2,655); 10. Darrell Lanigan (2,575); 11. Kyle Bronson (2,515); 12. Gregg Satterlee (2,400); 13. Dennis Erb Jr. (2,375); 14. Mason Zeigler (2,305).
Car count: 64
Fast qualifier: Kyle Bronson
Time: 15.188 seconds
Polesitter: Justin Duty
Heat race winners: Justin Duty, Mason Zeigler, Joey Moriarty, Bobby Pierce, Mike Marlar, Hudson O'Neal
Consolation race winners: Dennis Erb Jr., Scott Bloomquist, Jared Landers
Next series race: May 26, Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, MO) $30,000
Editor's note: Fixes Owens victory total at Lucas Oil Speedway.
By Kevin Kovac
DirtonDirt.com senior writer

WHEATLAND, Mo. (May 25) — Lucas Oil Speedway tends to bring out something special in Jimmy Owens.

The 46-year-old star from Newport, Tenn., added another victory at the 3/8-mile oval Friday night, capturing the 40-lap Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson to set himself up as the outside polesitter for Saturday evening’s 26th annual Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com finale.

Owens earned $6,000 for a triumph that was his first of 2018 on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and more notably the ninth of his career at Forest Lucas’s spic-and-span facility. He’s won four of the last seven Show-Me 100s at the the track and appeared primed to add one more for the thumb after overtaking Mason Zeigler of Chalk Hill, Pa., for the lead on lap 14 and controlling the remainder of the distance.

“The car’s been great all weekend,” said Owens, who finished sixth in Thursday night’s 45-lap Cowboy Classic after contending for the lead early in the race. “I feel like we need just a little bit, so maybe we can make some changes tomorrow and get it even better to put us in position to get the big one.”

With the race running caution-free from lap 21 to the finish, Owens negotiated lapped traffic with sufficient aplomb in the late stages to prevent Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill., who grabbed second place from Bobby Pierce of Chatham, Ill., on the final restart, from drawing close enough to mount a serious bid. Owens steered his Ramirez Motorsports XR1 Rocket under the checkered flag 1.093 seconds ahead of Shirley, who advanced from the 10th starting spot to tally a runner-up finish in Bob Cullen’s XR1 Rocket.

Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., who won Thursday night’s 45-lap Cowboy Classic to kick off the Show-Me 100 weekend, finished a charging third after rallying from the 20th starting spot. The 54-year-old Hall of Famer experienced an eventful night, landing a podium finish after officials didn’t allow him to participate in time trials as a penalty for not following “the proper procedure when drawing for a qualifying number” and he won his consolation race despite running the final nine circuits with his Sweet-Bloomquist car’s left-front suspension collapsed from a restart scrape with Jimmy Mars of Menomonie, Wis.

Bloomquist’s third-place run also gave him the most cumulative points from the two preliminary nights, earning him the pole position for Saturday’s $30,000-to-win Show-Me 100.

Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., settled for a fourth-place finish in his Lance Landers Motorsports Longhorn Race Car after ceding third to Bloomquist on lap 36 and Pierce completed the top five in the Dunn-Benson Racing XR1 Rocket after starting on the outside pole and running second as late as lap 21.

Owens’s victory came after he survived a heat-race incident that saw his night nearly come to an disastrous early end. He slid sideways between turns one and two on the original start of the fourth heat and was hit in the left side of his car by Billy Moyer Jr. of Batesville, Ark., who had to be towed off the track while Owens managed to keep rolling with damage he found to thankfully be only cosmetic.

With Owens allowed to reclaim his outside pole starting spot because no laps were completed, he went on to finish second after his last-lap slider to move ahead of Pierce for the lead off turn four was thwarted by Pierce squeezing between Owens and the outside wall to win a drag race to the finish line by a mere 0.042 of a second.

“Bobby just come down a little bit,” Owens said of his heat-race problem. “He didn’t cut me off or nothing, but he just came down, I went in a little low and it was a lot slicker than I thought … and when I got sideways, they come piling in there and I was like, ‘Holy crap, this ain’t good.’

“I was clocked real good (by Moyer Jr.), but he hit me just right. Man, he got me good there, but it didn’t hurt no suspension or nothing. We had to replace the nose, we bent the quarter-panel, the left door, but the guys worked their tail off and got it back together.”

Then, in the feature, Owens quickly realized that he had a stout race car after he took the green flag from the eighth starting spot.

“As soon as they threw the green I was able to move up, high, low, just wherever,” Owens said. “I was real worried because I was watching the heat races and the consies and everybody was on the bottom, but whenever I made a lap or two around the outside and I was right there and passing cars, I was like, ‘We’ve got a good hot rod because ain’t nobody hardly been able to run up top like that.’

“We were able to maneuver around and get by them guys pretty easy. We just learned from last night. We had a good car until our tires sealed over, and then tonight we just had a good car the whole night.”

Shirley, 37, was able to reduce Owens’s full straightaway edge to about five car lengths at one point with less than 10 laps remaining, but he couldn’t pull any closer.

“I felt like we got close to him there and then he maneuvered through lapped traffic better than me,” said Shirley, who marched from the 18th starting spot to a fifth-place finish in Thursday’s feature. “We were reeling him in, but when we got to lapped traffic he picked the better lines.”

Could Shirley have stuck with and challenged Owens had a caution deposited him on the leader’s rear bumper late in the race?

“I don’t know,”offered Shirley, who starts third in the Show-Me 100. “The way the track was tonight there definitely could be a preferred line. It was gonna be hard, but we did pass guys on the bottom pretty good.

“But Jimmy’s lightning fast here. He’s scary how good he is here. So to be competitive with him and Scott right now feels pretty good.”

Bloomquist, meanwhile, was satisfied with a third-place finish after facing so many obstacles — including a car that wasn’t quite right for the feature.

“We didn’t have time to get it fixed all the way after the incident in the consy,” Bloomquist said. “I’m looking forward to getting it back like it was. I don’t know if we bent a rack-shaft or something, but the steering was catchy. Obviously we had a hard enough lick to tear the left-front suspension off there.”

Bloomquist remained confident of his chances for glory on Saturday.

“The car’s as good as I’ve ever had (at Wheatland),” said Bloomquist, who has five career Show-Me 100 victories but has never won the race since it relocated to Lucas Oil Speedway in 2010. “It’ll be a good race tomorrow.”

Four caution flags slowed the race. The first flew on the original start when polesitter Justin Duty of Molino, Ore., spun between turns one and two, sending the field scattering to avoid him. Subsequent cautions came on lap eight for Joey Moriarty of Phoenix, Ariz., who stopped on the backstretch while running third due to ignition trouble; lap 12 for Scott Crigler of Alton, Mo., who slid to stop between turns one and two; and lap 21 when Mason Oberkramer of Brosley, Mo., stopped in turn two.

Notes: Owens’s 59th career Lucas Oil win came on the 58th birthday of his car owner Leon Ramirez, who attended the evening’s action with his wife Becky. … Zeigler faded to a ninth-place finish after leading the feature’s first 13 laps because his car’s right-front corner was set up too soft, causing him to have problems with the machine bottoming out. … The race paid tribute to race founders Don and Billie Gibson, former owners of the Show-Me 100’s original home, West Plains (Mo.) Motor Speedway.

Preliminary notes and results:

Pre-feature notes

The feature field began rolling onto the racetrack around 11:25 p.m. … The front row for the 40-lap Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson is a study in contrasts between two young drivers: polesitter Justin Duty is a West Coast racer seeking to spring a major upset while outside polesitter Bobby Pierce is the defending Show-Me 100 champion. … The drive of the night was turned in during the second B-main by Scott Bloomquist, who not only came from the seventh starting spot to win the 15-lapper but also ran the last half of the race with his car’s left-front suspension collapsed. A lap-six restart scrape with Jimmy Mars while battling for second left the left-front wheel of Bloomquist’s machine folded up, but he managed to manhandle the vehicle around the 3/8-mile oval for the remaining circuits to emerge victorious. … Tim McCreadie, who won last year’s Friday-night preliminary feature, spent much of the third B-main bidding for second place but Chris Simpson slipped by him coming to the white flag and went on to grab the final transfer spot.

Feature lineup

Row 1: Justin Duty, Bobby Pierce
Row 2: Mason Zeigler, Mike Marlar
Row 3: Joey Moriarty, Hudson O’Neal
Row 4: Kyle Bronson, Jimmy Owens
Row 5: Gavin Landers, Brian Shirley
Row 6: Billy Moyer, Jonathan Davenport
Row 7: Earl Pearson Jr., Austin Rettig
Row 8: Raymond Merrill, Jesse Stovall
Row 9: Scott Crigler, Logan Martin
Row 10: Dennis Erb Jr., Scott Bloomquist
Row 11: Jared Landers, Mason Oberkramer
Row 12: Josh Richards, Chris Simpson

B-main results

First B-main finish (15 laps; top 2 transfer): Dennis Erb Jr., Mason Oberkramer, Gregg Satterlee, Will Vaught, Dave Eckrich, Jack Sullivan, Brandon Sheppard, Frank Heckenast Jr., Matt Furman, Mark Burgtorf, Joe Godsey, Kaeden Cornell, Tyler Erb.

Second B-main finish (15 laps; top 2 transfer): Scott Bloomquist, Josh Richards, Shannon Babb, Shanon Buckingham, Chad Simpson, Brad Looney, Payton Looney, Mitch McGrath, Cade Dillard, Tony Jackson Jr., Jeremy Grady, Jimmy Mars, Cole Wells.

Third B-main finish (15 laps; top 2 transfer): Jared Landers, Chris Simpson, Tim McCreadie, B.J. Robinson, Don O’Neal, Chase Junghans, Austin Siebert, Kolby Vandenbergh, J.C. Wyman, Jeff Roth, Al Humphrey, Reid Millard, Blonde Bomber Mitchell, Darrell Lanigan.

B-main lineups

(15 laps; top 2 transfer)
First B-main
Row 1: Dennis Erb Jr., Mason Oberkramer
Row 2: Will Vaught, Joe Godsey
Row 3: Matt Furman, Gregg Satterlee
Row 4: Dave Eckrich, Jack Sullivan
Row 5: Tyler Erb, Frank Heckenast Jr.
Row 6: Brandon Sheppard, Kaeden Cornell
Row 7: Mark Burgtorf, Joseph Gorby
Row 8: Shannon Scott
Second B-main
Row 1: Jimmy Mars, Josh Richards
Row 2: Brad Looney, Shanon Buckingham
Row 3: Tony Jackson Jr., Shannon Babb
Row 4: Scott Bloomquist, Payton Looney
Row 5: Cade Dillard, Chad Simpson
Row 6: Jeremy Grady, Mitch McGrath
Row 7: Cole Wells, Billy Moyer Jr.
Row 8: Bryon Allison, Cliff Morrow
Third B-main
Row 1: Tim McCreadie, Jared Landers
Row 2: Darrell Lanigan, B.J. Robinson
Row 3: Chase Junghans, J.C. Wyman
Row 4: Kolby Vandenbergh, Don O’Neal
Row 5: Austin Siebert, Chris Simpson
Row 6: Jeff Roth, Al Humphrey
Row 7: Blonde Bomber Mitchell, Reid Millard
Row 8: Jake Davis

Sixth heat

Hudson O’Neal turned back a furious late-race challenge from Jonathan Davenport to emerge victorious over the former Show-Me 100 champ by 0.340 of a second. Davenport pulled a slider to surge ahead of the 17-year-old in turn two on lap eight, but O’Neal fought back ahead in the third turn and held on to the finish. Logan Martin was a distant third while teammates Jared Landers and B.J. Robinson finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

Finish: Hudson O’Neal, Jonathan Davenport, Logan Martin, Jared Landers, B.J. Robinson, J.C. Wyman, Don O’Neal, Chris Simpson, Al Humphrey, Reid Millard.

Fifth heat

Mike Marlar passed polesitter Jake Davis for the lead on lap two and sailed to victory, beating Brian Shirley by 1.612 seconds. Jesse Stovall finished third while Tim McCreadie, who won last year’s Friday-night preliminary feature, fell one spot short of transferring. Davis brought out a caution on lap two when he wildly slid to a stop at the top of turn two following contact with Brian Shirley during a battle for second.

Finish: Mike Marlar, Brian Shirley, Jesse Stovall, Tim McCreadie, Darrell Lanigan, Chase Junghans, Kolby Vandenbergh, Austin Siebert, Jeff Roth, Blonde Bomber Mitchell, Jake Davis.

Fourth heat

Bobby Pierce led every lap, but he had to survive a furious last-lap bid from Jimmy Owens to edge the four-time Show-Me 100 champion by a mere 0.042 of a second. Owens actually slid in front of Pierce off turn four, but Pierce squeezed between Owens and the wall to win by inches while Austin Rettig finished third. The heat began in rough fashion for the polesitting Owens, who slid sideways between turns one and two on the original start and was hit hard in the left side by Billy Moyer Jr. Owens continued while Moyer’s car was towed off. A caution flag also flew on lap one when Mitch McGrath spun in turn four.

Finish: Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Owens, Austin Rettig, Josh Richards, Shanon Buckingham, Shannon Babb, Payton Looney, Chad Simpson, Mitch McGrath, Billy Moyer Jr.

Third heat

Arizona’s Joey Moriarty grabbed the lead from Scott Crigler on lap two and marched on to a full-straightaway triumph over Billy Moyer, who slipped by Crigler late in the distance for the second spot. Crigler settled for third to move on to the feature. Scott Bloomquist, meanwhile, could only climb up to a seventh-place finish.

Finish: Joey Moriarty, Billy Moyer, Scott Crigler, Jimmy Mars, Brad Looney, Tony Jackson Jr., Scott Bloomquist, Cade Dillard, Jeremy Grady, Cole Wells.

Second heat

Mason Zeigler ran away with the prelim, leading every circuit to defeat Gavin Landers by 0.708 of a second after a lap-eight caution flag flew for Frank Heckenast Jr.’s turn-two spin as he was bidding for the final transfer spot. Zeigler flashed plenty of speed on the fast surface, turning a quick lap of 14.984 seconds en route to the checkered flag. Raymond Merrill finished third, outrunning Mason Oberkramer following the late caution. The race’s original start was called back after front-row mates Landers and Zeigler made contact — damaging the right-rear corner of Landers’s car — and Raymond Merrill hit the rear of Zeigler’s car to bend his machine’s nose. A caution flag, meanwhile, was thrown on lap three when Gregg Satterlee spun between turns one and two while battling Mason Oberkramer for third, and a red flag was put out following the lap-three restart when Joseph Gorby slammed the wall between turns three and four.

Finish: Mason Zeigler, Gavin Landers, Raymond Merrill, Mason Oberkramer, Joe Godsey, Gregg Satterlee, Jack Sullivan, Frank Heckenast Jr., Kaeden Cornell, Joseph Gorby.

First heat

Oregon’s Justin Duty was flawless in rolling to a convincing flag-to-flag victory by a full straightaway over Kyle Bronson. Earl Pearson Jr. finished third with a last-lap, outside pass of Dennis Erb Jr. Caution flags flew on the original start when a multi-car jam-up resulted in Matt Furman sliding to a stop between turns one and two and lap three when Tyler Erb slowed with a flat left-rear tire.

Finish: Justin Duty, Kyle Bronson, Earl Pearson Jr., Dennis Erb Jr., Will Vaught, Matt Furman, Dave Eckrich, Tyler Erb, Brandon Sheppard, Mark Burgtorf (DNS) Shannon Scott.

Qualifying

Lucas Oil Series rookie contender Kyle Bronson of Brandon, Fla., was the overall fastest qualifier, turning a lap of 15.188 seconds in the first group. The performance on the second day of his first-ever visit to the 3/8-mile oval gave him the pole position for the first of the evening’s six heat races.

Four-time Show-Me 100 champion Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., was quickest in the second group with a lap of 15.269 seconds, giving him the pole for the evening’s fourth heat.

Other heat polesitters are Gavin Landers of Batesville, Ark., Joey Moriarty of Phoenix, Ariz., Jake Davis of Hackett, Ark., and Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga.

Thursday-night feature winner Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., meanwhile, was not allowed to participate in time trials by officials because it was determined that the 54-year-old driver and his team “did not follow the proper procedure when drawing for a qualifying number.” As a result, he will start last in the third heat.

Pre-race notes

Some thunderstorms dotted the area early Friday morning, but skies over Lucas Oil Speedway have been partly sunny throughout the day and temperatures have climbed into the upper 80s. … The field is at 64 cars — down one from Thursday’s opener — after the departure of Terry Phillips (left to run USTMS-sanctioned modified events in the upper Midwest) and Aaron Poe and the addition of Cliff Morrow, who didn’t race last night because he forgot to bring along his helmet. … Coming off a miserable opening night performance in which he qualified next-to-last in his group and didn’t threaten to make the feature, Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., has switched Clint Bowyer Racing cars. “This car can’t be as bad as the other one,” the frustrated Lanigan said. … Payton Looney of Republic, Mo., is ready for Friday’s action after his car was knocked out of Thursday’s feature due to a broken rearend. A Tony Jackson Jr. crewman drove back to Jackson’s shop in Lebanon, Mo., to retrieve a replacement rearend for Looney, who installed the rear in his machine earlier this afternoon. … Thursday-night feature winner Scott Bloomquist’s crewman, Jordan Bland, is working with a brace and wrap on his right wrist after injuring it in the pit area while getting Bloomquist’s car ready for hot laps last night. Bland said he’s “toughing it out for the weekend” but will likely seek further evaluation of his arm following the weekend; he said a race fan who is a nurse wrapped his injury and provided him a brace. … Lucas Oil founder Forest Lucas was in the pit area Friday afternoon visiting with officials and competitors, including the Lucas Oil-sponsored combo of team owner Ronnie Stuckey and driver Earl Pearson Jr.

Pre-race setup

The 26th annual Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Lucas Oil Speedway continues Friday night with the Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson (founders of the Show-Me 100 in 1993 at West Plains Motor Speedway), a full racing program co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association. It marks the third consecutive year that a second complete preliminary show will be run during the Show-Me 100 weekend, which traditionally had seen a qualifying night of time trials and heat races contested on Friday.

A 40-lap feature paying $6,000 to win will top Friday’s action. The normal Lucas Oil Series format will be used with drivers split into two groups for time trials and the results from the first lining up Heats 1-3 and those from the second aligning Heats 4-6. The top three finishers from each heat will transfer to the feature and two racers from each of three B-mains will complete the feature field, which will not include any provisional starters nor offer Lucas Oil or MLRA points.

Drivers earn points for A-main and B-main finishes (and qualifying group fast-timers will earn 10 bonus points) in the two preliminary shows. The top 18 in the combined points after the two prelim programs will lock into Saturday night’s $30,000-to-win Show-Me 100 headliner while the remainder will move to three B-Mains on Saturday.

Thursday-night feature winner Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., heads into Friday night’s competition leading the Show-Me 100 weekend points standings.

Tonight’s drivers’ meeting is set for 6 p.m. CT. Hot laps are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. with time trials kicking off the competitive portion of the show immediately after.

Heat race lineups

(10 laps; top 3 transfer)
First heat
Row 1: Kyle Bronson, Justin Duty
Row 2: Will Vaught, Dennis Erb Jr.
Row 3: Earl Pearson Jr., Brandon Sheppard
Row 4: Tyler Erb, Dave Eckrich
Row 5: Matt Furman, Mark Burgtorf
Row 6: Shannon Scott
Second heat
Row 1: Gavin Landers, Mason Zeigler
Row 2: Mason Oberkramer, Raymond Merrill
Row 3: Kaeden Cornell, Gregg Satterlee
Row 4: Joseph Gorby, Frank Heckenast Jr.
Row 5: Jack Sullivan, Joe Godsey
Third heat
Row 1: Joey Moriarty, Scott Crigler
Row 2: Brad Looney, Billy Moyer
Row 3: Jimmy Mars, Cade Dillard
Row 4: Tony Jackson Jr., Cole Wells
Row 5: Jeremy Grady, Bryon Allison
Row 6: Scott Bloomquist
Fourth heat
Row 1: Jimmy Owens, Bobby Pierce
Row 2: Chad Simpson, Josh Richards
Row 3: Billy Moyer Jr., Austin Rettig
Row 4: Payton Looney, Shannon Babb
Row 5: Shanon Buckingham, Mitch McGrath
Row 6: Cliff Morrow
Fifth heat
Row 1: Jake Davis, Mike Marlar
Row 2: Kolby Vandenbergh, Brian Shirley
Row 3: Chase Junghans, Jesse Stovall
Row 4: Tim McCreadie, Darrell Lanigan
Row 5: Jeff Roth, Austin Siebert
Row 6: Blonde Bomber Mitchell
Sixth heat
Row 1: Jonathan Davenport, Hudson O’Neal
Row 2: B.J. Robinson, Logan Martin
Row 3: J.C. Wyman, Al Humphrey
Row 4: Jared Landers, Chris Simpson
Row 5: Don O’Neal, Reid Millard

Qualifying order

First group   
Kyle Bronson (40b), Brandon, Fla., 15.188
Gavin Landers (77), Batesville, Ark., 15.326
Joey Moriarty (51), Phoenix, Ariz., 15.419
Justin Duty (15d), Mulino, Ore., 15.462
Mason Zeigler (25z), Chalk Hill, Pa., 15.491
Scott Crigler (12), Alton, Mo., 15.507
Will Vaught (1V), Crane, Mo., 15.515
Mason Oberkramer (93), Brosley, Mo., 15.529
Brad Looney (14L), Republic, Mo., 15.534
Dennis Erb Jr. (28), Carpentersville, Ill., 15.54
Raymond Merrill (12M), Sallisaw, Okla., 15.615
Billy Moyer (21), Batesville, Ark., 15.681
Earl Pearson Jr. (1P), Jacksonville, Fla., 15.681
Kaeden Cornell (50x), Willard, Mo., 15.710
Jimmy Mars (28), Menomonie, Wis., 15.716
Brandon Sheppard (b5), New Berlin, Ill., 15.728
Gregg Satterlee (22), Indiana, Pa., 15.735
Cade Dillard (97), Robeline, La., 15.785
Tyler Erb (91), New Waverly, Texas, 15.804
Joseph Gorby (9), Bartlesville, Okla., 15.820
Tony Jackson Jr. (56), Lebanon, Mo., 15.878
Dave Eckrich (58), Oxford, Iowa, 15.909
Frank Heckenast Jr. (99jr), Frankfort, Ill., 15.921
Cole Wells (7W), Aurora, Mo., 16.027
Matt Furman (51), Portland, Ore., 16.041
Jack Sullivan (18), Greenbrier, Ark., 16.048
Jeremy Grady (43), Story City, Iowa, 16.070
Mark Burgtorf (5B), Quincy, Ill., 16.089
Joe Godsey (14G), Bentonville, Ark., 16.135
Bryon Allison (1A), Marshall, Mo., 16.553
Shannon Scott (4F), Henrietta, Okla., no time
Scott Bloomquist (0), Mooresburg, Tenn., no time (penalty - did not follow qualifying draw procedure)
Second group   
Jimmy Owens (20), Newport, Tenn., 15.269
Jake Davis (7DX), Hackett, Ark., 15.353
Jonathan Davenport (49), Blairsville, Ga., 15.509
Bobby Pierce (32), Oakwood, Ill., 15.580
Mike Marlar (157), Winfield, Tenn., 15.624
Hudson O'Neal (71), Martinsville, Ind., 15.647
Chad Simpson (25), Mt. Vernon, Iowa, 15.649
Kolby Vandenbergh (15), Ashland, Ill., 15.653
B.J. Robinson (1), Bossier City, La., 15.707
Josh Richards (1), Shinnston, W.Va., 15.710
Brian Shirley (3s), Chatham, Ill., 15.713
Logan Martin (36), West Plains, Mo., 15.786
Billy Moyer Jr. (21Jr), Batesville, Ark., 15.802
Chase Junghans (18c), Manhattan, Kan., 15.909
J.C. Wyman (4W), Griswold, Iowa, 15.919
Austin Rettig (94), Sikeston, Mo., 15.920
Jesse Stovall (00), Billings, Mo., 15.955
Al Humphrey (6H), Giltner, Neb., 15.961
Payton Looney (15L), Republic, Mo., 16.000
Tim McCreadie (39), Watertown, N.Y., 16.019
Jared Landers (777), Batesville, Ark., 16.046
Shannon Babb (18), Moweaqua, Ill., 16.097
Darrell Lanigan (14), Union, Ky., 16.134
Chris Simpson (32), Oxford, Iowa, 16.152
Shanon Buckingham (50), Morristown, Tenn., 16.194
Jeff Roth (14R), Bentonville, Ark., 16.228
Don O'Neal (5), Martinsville, Ind., 16.267
Mitch McGrath (74M), Waukesha, Wis., 16.320
Austin Siebert (16A), Grandview, Mo., 16.337
Reid Millard (14M), Jefferson City, Mo., 16.885
Cliff Morrow (99C), Enid, Okla., 18.044
Blonde Bomber Mitchell (B29), Pea Ridge, Ark., 19.556

Show-Me 100 qualifying standings (after Thursday night)

1. Scott Bloomquist 260
2. Chad Simpson 230
3. Hudson O’Neal 220
4. Mike Marlar 210
5. Brian Shirley 205
6. Jimmy Owens 200
7. Mason Zeigler 195
8. Jimmy Mars 190
9. Tim McCreadie 185
10. Shanon Buckingham 180
11. Austin Rettig 175
12. Chris Simpson 170
13. B.J. Robinson 165
14. Brandon Sheppard 160
15. Kyle Bronson 155
16. Bobby Pierce 150
17. Will Vaught 145
18. Frank Heckenast Jr. 140
18. Jared Landers 140
20. Jonathan Davenport 135
21. Cade Dillard 125
21. Austin Siebert 125
21. Chase Junghans 125
21. Payton Looney 125
25. Earl Pearson Jr. 120
25. Billy Moyer Jr. 120
25. Billy Moyer 120
28. Jack Sullivan 115
28. Gregg Satterlee 115
28. Shannon Babb 115
31. Mason Oberkramer 110
31. Brad Looney 110
31. Don O’Neal 110
34. Tyler Erb 105
34. Logan Martin 105
34. Jesse Stovall 105
37. Josh Richards 100
37. Joe Godsey 100
37. Jake Davis 100
40. Mitch McGrath 95
40. Gavin Landers 95
40. Tony Jackson Jr. 95
43. J.C. Wyman 90
43. Terry Phillips 90
43. Kolby Vandenbergh 90
46. Joey Moriarty 85
46. Dennis Erb Jr. 85
46. Joseph Gorby 85
49. Dave Eckrich 80
49. Cole Wells 80
49. Mark Burgtorf 80
52. Kaeden Cornell 75
52. Blonde Bomber Mitchell 75
52. Raymond Merrill 75
52. Jeremy Grady 75
52. Reid Millard 75
52. Al Humphrey 75
52. Matt Furman 75
52. Justin Duty 75
52. Aaron Poe 75
52. Darrell Lanigan 75
52. Scott Crigler 75
63. Jeff Roth 50
63. Bryon Allison 50
63. Shannon Scott 50

Friday’s tentative schedule of events

1:30 p.m.: Pits closed and cleared
2 p.m.: Pits reopen
3:30 p.m.: Grandstands closed and cleared
4 p.m.: Grandstands reopen
2-5:30 p.m.: Tech inspection (drivers must have their cars cleared through tech building by 5:30 p.m.)
6 p.m.: Drivers’ meeting
6:30 p.m.: Hot laps, followed by qualifying and racing

Friday’s order of events (tentative):

• Late Model qualifying
• USRA Modified heats (8 laps)
• Track prep if needed (10-15 minutes)
• Late Model heats (10 laps)
• USRA Modified B-mains (12 laps)
• Track prep if needed (10-15 minutes)
• Late Model B-mains (15 laps)
• Intermission/track prep (15-20 minutes)
• Late Model Cowboy Classic A-main (40 laps)
• USRA Modified A-main (20 laps)
1:30 a.m. Diamond Bar Closes

Feature lineup

Row 1: Duty, Pierce
Row 2: Zeigler, Marlar
Row 3: Moriarty, H. O’Neal
Row 4: Bronson, Owens
Row 5: G. Landers, Shirley
Row 6: Moyer, Davenport
Row 7: Pearson, Rettig
Row 8: Merrill, Stovall
Row 9: Crigler, Martin
Row 10: D. Erb, Bloomquist
Row 11: J. Landers, Oberkramer
Row 12: Richards, Chris Simpson
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