KNOXVILLE: Last Lap Hero; Birkhofer Stuns Bloomquist to Win Late Model Knoxville Nat’ls

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — In an incredible finish Brian Birkhofer passed Scott Bloomquist coming off of turn four on the final lap to win the 11th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Birkhofer, in possibly the last race of his career, earned $40,000 for the win. Mike …

KNOXVILLE: Birkhofer Returns To Victory Lane; Wins Night Two of Late Model Knoxville Nat’ls

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — Danny Howk photo — Brian Birkhofer returned to victory lane at Knoxville Raceway during the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals on Friday night. Birkhofer took the lead from Rodney Sanders on lap 14 and held off a charging Billy Moyer for the win during two of the crown jewel event. Trailing Birkhofer and …

DIRT LATE MODELS: Bobby Labonte Racing to Close at End of 2014 Season

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TRINITY, N.C. – official release — Michael Moats photo — Bobby Labonte Racing will cease operations at the end of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season, the team announced on Wednesday. Since 2007, BLR and driver Earl Pearson Jr. have enjoyed championship success together. They won back-to-back Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series titles and some of dirt late model …

LOLMDS: Dale McDowell Triumphant in Scorcher at Bulls Gap

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BULLS GAP, Tenn. — official release — Michael Moats photo — Dale McDowell came home the winner in Thursday night’s 11th annual Scorcher 50 at Volunteer Speedway. McDowell picked up the lead when Scott Bloomquist blew a right-rear tire with two laps scored. McDowell led the rest of the race for his sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory in …

LOLMS: Owens Holds off Bloomquist at Tazewell

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TAZEWELL, Tenn. — official release — Michael Moats photo — In a classic battle between two Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series champions, Jimmy Owens outran Scott Bloomquist Friday night at Tazewell Speedway. Owens passed Bloomquist on the 36th lap and sailed away for his second series win of the season in front of a huge crowd at the Toyota Knoxville …