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Devin Moran's Jackson 100 Weekend...
25, 2022) Devin Moran and his #9 team were in action
at the legendary Brownstown Speedway on September 23-24, as the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned the 43rd Annual 'Jackson
100' at the 1/4-mile Brownstown, Indiana oval. On Friday night
in the $10,000 to win weekend opener, Devin timed in sixth quickest
in Group A during qualifying before running second in his heat
race. In the 40-lap feature, which was pushed back to late Saturday
afternoon due to rain showers, Devin unfortunately suffered motor
woes on the first lap of the daytime affair and retired in the
twenty-fifth finishing position.
Later on Saturday evening, a $20,000 top prize was up for grabs
in the annual running of the 'Jackson 100.' Unfortunately, Devin
was forced to scratch from the program due to the terminal problems
underneath the hood and was not able to compete in the 100-lap
headliner that was ultimately won by Tim McCreadie. Complete results
from both weekend contests in the Hoosier State can be accessed
online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
(Heath Lawson Photo)
Moran Nabs Top Ten
in Kokomo Dirt Nationals Finale
21, 2022) Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) made their way to Kokomo
Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana on September 19-20 for the inaugural
running of the 'Kokomo Dirt Nationals,' which was sanctioned by
the XR Super Series. On Monday night in the $20,000 to win opener,
Devin Moran placed fifth in his loaded heat race, second in his
B-Main, and fifteenth in the 40-lap feature event. At Kokomo on
Tuesday evening in the finale, which boasted a whopping $40,000
paycheck, Devin grabbed the third transfer spot through his heat
race before moving up to finish a solid eighth in the 60-lapper.
Complete results from the 'Kokomo Dirt Nationals' can be found
online by logging onto www.racexr.com.
(Josh James Artwork)
Devin Moran Climbs
to Top Ten Performance in World 100
11, 2022) From September 7-10, all eyes in the Dirt Late
Model community were fixated on Eldora Speedway. The action kicked
off at the Rossburg, Ohio speedplant on Wednesday night with the
conclusion of the rain-postponed 'Dirt Late Model Dream' from
back in June. Devin Moran enjoyed a strong run in the final 86
laps of the contest and was poised to garner a top ten finish
in the $128,000 to win race. Unfortunately on lap 91, Devin was
involved in a three-car incident and was forced to retire from
the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' in the fourteenth finishing position.
The 52nd Annual 'World 100' then took place at the "Big
E," with the three-day extravaganza starting with a pair
of $12,000 to win Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday evening,
Devin placed third in his heat race and later drove up to sixth
in his 25-lap feature. At the 1/2-mile oval on Friday in a similar
show, Devin finished seventh in his heat race, second in his B-Main,
and twenty-second in his 25-lapper. With a $55,000 top prize on
the line on Saturday in the 'World 100,' the Dresden, Ohio ace
earned the third transfer spot through his heat race prior to
picking off six competitors during the 100-lap headliner en route
to a steady tenth place performance. Complete results from the
last four days at Eldora Speedway can be found online by clicking
(Todd Healy Photo)
at Attica in Rain-Soaked Weekend
3, 2022) Over the rain-soaked Labor Day holiday weekend,
which saw several area special events get washed out due to inclement
weather, Devin Moran was able to get one race into the record
book on Friday night, September 2 at Attica Raceway Park in Attica,
Ohio. The DIRTcar Super Late Model showdown last night in the
Buckeye State drew 30 competitors to battle for the $5,000 payday.
Devin earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session prior
to running second in heat race action. After starting third on
the grid at the outset of the 30-lapper, Devin was able to move
up one position to land a strong runner-up effort behind only
victor Ryan Missler! Complete results from Attica Raceway Park
can be accessed online at www.atticaracewaypark.com.
Quad Cities 150
Weekend for Moran Hampered by Flat Tires
28, 2022) The Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) team trekked west
to Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa from August 25-27 for
the 'Quad Cities 150.' The three-race World of Outlaws Case Construction
Late Model Series weekend kicked off with a pair of preliminary
shows - each of which boasted a $10,000 top prize. On Thursday
night in the opener, Devin Moran won his heat race and was out
front of the stellar field late in the 40-lap feature when a flat
tire helped relegate him to a disappointing tenth place effort.
In a similar show on the 1/4-mile Davenport oval on Friday evening,
Devin laid down the quickest lap in Group A during qualifying,
ran second in his heat race, and later climbed five spots during
the 40-lapper en route to an impressive third place podium performance
behind only victor Tanner English and runner-up Bobby Pierce!
The 'Quad Cities 150' weekend then wrapped up in a big way on
Saturday in the Hawkeye State, as a whopping $30,000 winner's
check was on the line. Devin won his heat race in preliminary
action and later rolled off from the inside of the second row
in the 70-lap grand finale. The Dresden, Ohio ace unfortunately
suffered another flat tire late in the feature distance and was
forced to rally back to post a solid seventh place showing. Complete
results from each of these three races can be located online at
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
Moran Conquers Battle
at the Border for Ninth Win of 2022 Season!
21, 2022) Devin Moran, of Dresden, Ohio, racked up his
ninth feature win of the 2022 campaign on Saturday night, August
20 in the 'Battle at the Border' at Sharon Speedway! Devin laid
down the quickest lap in Group B during World of Outlaws Case
Construction Late Model Series qualifying before securing a victory
in his heat race. After drawing the fourth starting spot prior
to the start of the 40-lap feature at the Hartford, Ohio oval,
Devin steered past leader Ryan Gustin on the eleventh circuit
and dominated the remainder of the contest. At the checkers, the
popular young driver known as the "Mailman" was celebrating
a $10,000 triumph over a top five that included runner-up Gustin,
Shane Clanton, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Jared Miley! Complete results
from last night at Sharon Speedway can be found online by clicking
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
Devin Moran Eleventh
in Prelim; Twelfth in $75,000 North/South 100
14, 2022) Next up on the racing calendar for the #9 team
was a visit to Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky from August
11-13 for the 40th edition of the 'North/South 100.' A pair of
preliminary programs were planned to kick off the action at the
Cincinnati-area facility, but a rain-out on Thursday scrapped
the first of two $5,000 to win events. On Friday evening, Devin
Moran timed in nineteenth quickest in Group B during qualifying,
placed sixth in his heat race, and later moved past a handful
of competitors during his 25-lap sprint. At the checkers, Devin
had earned an eleventh place effort.
A huge standing-room-only crowd was then on hand
on Saturday, as all eyes at the historic venue were solely set
on who would capture the whopping $75,000 winner's check in the
'North/South 100.' Devin earned the third and final transfer spot
through his loaded heat race and later rolled off from the outside
of the eighth row in the 100-lap crown jewel headliner. During
the course of the 'North/South 100,' Devin was able to move forward
and fought hard for a top ten finish before winding up twelfth
in the final rundown of the extra-distance affair. Complete results
from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie can be viewed
online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
(Heath Lawson Photo)
Moran Wins Merritt
Prelim; Finishes Second in Wood Tic Dan Salay Memorial!
7, 2022) The Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) team picked up their
eighth victory of the 2022 racing season on Friday night, August
5 during preliminary action for the 34th Annual 'Wood Tic Dan
Salay Memorial' at Merritt Speedway in Lake City, Michigan! Devin
Moran laid down the quickest lap in his group during the qualifying
session prior to securing a victory in his heat race. After starting
third on the grid in the 25-lap even feature event, Devin ran
second through much of the distance before pulling off a perfect
last lap pass for the win. The Dresden, Ohio ace earned a $1,500
paycheck for besting Chad Finley, Rusty Schlenk, Dona Marcoullier,
and Brandon Thirlby!
By virtue of Friday's even victory, Devin also earned the rights
to the outside of the front row for Saturday's 75-lap grand finale,
which boasted a whopping $34,000 winner's check. The popular driver
known as the "Mailman" took off at the drop of the green
flag in the contest and paced the field for the first 27 circuits.
At the checkers, Devin was in the second spot to bring home a
strong runner-up performance behind only victor Eric Spangler!
Complete results from Merritt Speedway can be viewed online by
clicking on www.merrittspeedwaymi.com.
(Randy Ellen Photo)
Devin Moran on Podium
in Silver Dollar Nationals & Davenport!
27, 2022) Devin Moran and the #9 team trekked out west
from July 21-26 for a flurry of high-profile races at I-80 Speedway
in Greenwood, Nebraska, Boone Speedway in Boone, Iowa, and Davenport
Speedway in Davenport, Iowa. Things kicked off at I-80 Speedway
on Thursday with the $12,000 to win 'Dirt Track Bank Go 50,' which
was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Devin
earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session, won his
heat race, but later slipped back to finish eleventh in the 50-lap
feature. On Friday night in preliminary action for the 'Silver
Dollar Nationals,' Devin ran second in his first heat race of
the evening before advancing to seventh in the second round. After
Saturday's $53,000 to win headliner pushed back to Sunday due
to heavy rain showers, the Dresden, Ohio star blasted past ten
competitors during the 80-lap 'Silver Dollar Nationals' to land
on the podium in third behind only victor Jonathan Davenport and
runner-up Tim McCreadie!
The dirt-slinging action quickly shifted to Boone on Monday evening
for the 'Hawkeye 50,' which boasted a $20,000 payday and was sanctioned
by the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series. Devin
posted the second quickest time in Group A during qualifying before
winning his heat race and finishing sixth in the final rundown
of the 50-lapper. The stint out west then wrapped up on Tuesday
at Davenport, as the MARS Racing Series presided over a $10,000
to win throwdown. Devin set a New Track Record during the qualifying
session, won his heat race, and eventually netted a strong third
place podium effort in the 50-lap main event behind only 'Hoker
50' race winner Hudson O'Neal and runner-up Bobby Pierce! Complete
results from all three facilities can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com,
(Heath Lawson Photo)
Moran Wins Birthday
Race at Oakshade for $10,000 Payday!
18, 2022) The Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) team embarked on
a busy week on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour from July 13-17
in five scheduled events in the states of Indiana, Illinois, and
Ohio. The stretch on the "Hell Tour" was headlined by
a $10,000 triumph in the annual 'Birthday Race' on Saturday at
Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio. Devin Moran stopped the clock
third quickest in his group during qualifying prior to securing
a victory in his heat race. After drawing the third starting spot
before the 40-lap main event, Devin grabbed the point on lap 10
and never looked back to record the five-figure payday ahead of
a top five that included runner-up Rusty Schlenk, Bobby Pierce,
Payton Freeman, and Devin Shiels!
In other action during the busy week, Devin won his heat race
and led the first 27 circuits on Wednesday at Montpelier Motor
Speedway in Montpelier, Indiana before settling for a strong runner-up
performance behind only $5,000 victor Bobby Pierce. At Shadyhill
Speedway in Medaryville, Indiana on Thursday in a similar $5,000
to win program, Devin placed second in his loaded heat race and
later netted a solid eighth place effort in the 40-lapper. The
other two scheduled Summer Nationals battles on Friday at Farmer
City (IL) Raceway and on Sunday at Wayne County (OH) Speedway
were washed out by inclement weather. Complete results from each
of these races can be found online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com.
(Jim Denhamer Photo)
Devin Moran Finishes
Second at Atomic & Brushcreek!
11, 2022) Devin Moran and the #9 Tye Twarog Racing team
ventured south to a pair of Buckeye State ovals over the July
9-10 weekend and walked way with a couple of strong podium efforts!
On Saturday night at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio, Devin timed
in third fastest overall during the qualifying session before
placing second in his heat race. After rolling off from the inside
of the second row in the $3,000 to win headliner, Devin worked
his way up to second during the 25-lapper to grab a runner-up
performance behind only victor Josh Rice.
At Brushcreek Motorsports Complex in Peebles, Ohio on Sunday,
the Dresden, Ohio ace won his heat race and later started the
annual '4B4EVER 40' from the inside of the third row. Gunning
for the $10,000 top prize in the Jackie Boggs Tribute race, Devin
advanced to second and traded several slidejobs for the lead in
the waning circuits of the 40-lap feature before settling for
another runner-up showing behind only winner Zack Dohm. Complete
results from both tracks can be viewed online at www.atomicspeedway.net
(Michael Boggs Photography)
in Freedom 60 Prelim; Nose Damage in Finale
4, 2022) The Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) team headed to a
trio of different dirt facilities from June 30-July 3 for four
straight nights of racing action with the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series in the states of Kentucky and Ohio. Things kicked
off on Thursday night at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky
with the $15,000 to win 'Ralph Latham Memorial.' Devin Moran laid
down the fastest lap in Group B during qualifying before running
second in his heat race and sixth in the 60-lap feature event.
At Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on Friday evening,
a $12,000 top prize was up for grabs in the annual running of
the 'Independence 50.' Devin once again knocked down the quickest
time in Group B during the qualifying session and won his heat
ace prior to slipping back to eighth in the final rundown of the
rain-shortened main event.
Next up was a visit to the nearby Muskingum County Speedway near
Zanesville, Ohio over the weekend for the 'Freedom 60.' On Saturday
during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series preliminary action, Devin
stopped the clock third quickest overall during the time trial
session and later led the first circuit of his $3,000 to win qualifying
feature before placing a strong runner-up behind only victor Tyler
Erb. With a whopping $30,000 payday up for grabs on Sunday at
his home track, Devin started sixth on the feature grid, but unfortunately
suffered heavy nose damage following a bout with the cushion on
lap 17 and was forced to retire in the twenty-fourth position.
Complete results from each of these Independence Day holiday weekend
races can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Devin Moran Masters
Atomic 100 Opener for Sixth Win!!
26, 2022) Following a weekend off, Devin Moran picked
up his sixth feature win of the 2022 campaign on Friday night,
June 24 in the 'Atomic 100' opener at Atomic Speedway in Alma,
Ohio! Devin earned Fast Time honors during Valvoline Iron-Man
Late Model Series qualifying prior to securing a heat race triumph.
The Dresden, Ohio star then led from flag-to-flag in the 30-lap
feature to bag the $5,000 winner's check ahead of a top five that
included runner-up Josh Rice, Jacob Hawkins, R.J. Conley, and
On Saturday evening, June 25, the Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model
Series presided over the 'Atomic 100' grand finale, which boasted
a $10,000 windfall. Devin once again set Fast Time during the
qualifying session and later ran second in his stacked heat race.
After starting fourth on the feature grid in the 40-lap main event,
Devin unfortunately suffered a flat right rear tire and was forced
to make his way from the back of the pack. At the checkers, he
had climbed back inside of the top ten to salvage an eighth place
showing. Complete results from both races at Atomic Speedway can
be viewed online at www.imdirt.net.
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Moran Lands on Podium
in Eldora Million for $50,000!
12, 2022) The most lucrative stretch of Super Late Model
racing during the year took place from June 8-11 at the famed
Eldora Speedway and Devin Moran was in the pit area at the Rossburg,
Ohio facility to compete in both the 'Eldora Million' and the
'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Following a total washout on Wednesday
night, the entire 'Eldora Million' extravaganza was held on Thursday
at the 1/2-mile oval. During the course of the daytime preliminary
event, which shelled out a $12,000 paycheck, Devin won his heat
race before finishing fourth in the 25-lap feature behind only
winner Chris Ferguson, Chris Madden, and Mike Marlar. In the nightcap
that boasted a whopping $1,002,022 top prize, Devin won his heat
race once again prior to bagging an impressive third place podium
effort in the 101-lap headliner behind only victor Jonathan Davenport
and runner-up Chris Madden!
When the weekend rolled around at the "Big
E," all focus in the pit area and in our sport quickly turned
to the annual running of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' In the $12,000
to win preliminary show on Friday evening, Devin won his heat
race and later rolled off from the outside of the front row in
the 25-lap sprint, which was pushed back to Saturday afternoon
due to inclement weather. The Dresden, Ohio star then led laps
12-18 until a restart dropped him to third at the checkers behind
only Brandon Overton and Ricky Thornton, Jr. Later in the evening
in the $128,000 to win 'Dirt Late Model Dream,' Devin placed fourth
in his heat race and relied on a high point provisional to gain
access into the 100-lap main event. Unfortunately, Mother Nature
swooped in once again and postponed the race after only 14 circuits
to Wednesday, September 7. Complete results from each day at Eldora
Speedway can be found by logging onto www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Devin Moran Conquers
WVMS for $15,000 Triumph!!
5, 2022) Dresden, Ohio star Devin Moran racked up his
fifth feature win of the 2022 campaign on Friday night, June 3
in the 'Historic 100' opener at the sprawling West Virginia Motor
Speedway in Mineral Wells, West Virginia! Devin earned Fast Time
honors overall during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying
prior to securing a victory in his heat race. He then led the
first eight circuits of the 30-lap feature before regaining the
point for good on lap 24. The popular driver known as the "Mailman"
beat Jonathan Davenport, Gregg Satterlee, Ricky Thornton, Jr.,
and Earl Pearson, Jr. to the checkered flag to bag the $15,000
At WVMS on Saturday evening, June 4, the 'Historic 100' finale
shelled out a whopping $50,000 paycheck. Devin placed second in
his loaded heat race and later rolled off from the outside of
the third row in the 50-lapper and fought hard for a top five
showing in the mega event. At the finish, Devin found himself
in the fifth spot behind only victor Jonathan Davenport, Brandon
Overton, Earl Pearson, Jr., and Gregg Satterlee. Complete results
from both LOLMDS shows can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Advances to
Fifth in $20k Special at Sharon Speedway
30, 2022) Devin Moran and the Tye Twarog Racing (TTR)
team were in action over the Memorial Day holiday weekend at both
Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio and Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,
Ohio on May 28-29. In Sharon's $20,000 to win World of Outlaws
Case Construction Late Model Series show on Saturday night, Devin
ran second in his heat race prior to advancing three spots during
the 60-lap feature to land inside of the top five. The Dresden,
Ohio star finished in the fifth spot behind only victor Ryan Gustin,
Shane Clanton, Josh Richards, and Dennis Erb, Jr.
At Eldora Speedway on Sunday evening, a $5,000 top prize was
up for grabs in the annual running of the 'Johnny Appleseed Classic.'
Devin placed third in his loaded heat race and later started the
30-lap main event from the inside of the fourth row. On the rugged
racing surface, Devin unfortunately ran into problems and suffered
damage to his Longhorn Chassis, which dropped him to seventeenth
in the final finishing order of the attrition-filled contest.
Complete results from both Buckeye State ovals can be found online
(Jacy Norgaard Photo)
Devin Moran Masters
Hilltop Speedway for $10,000 Triumph!!
22, 2022) Following a seventeenth place showing on Wednesday
night in a $22,022 to win Castrol FloRacing Night in America Series
special at Marshalltown (IA) Speedway, Devin Moran and his #9
Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) team landed in victory lane for the fourth
time in 2022 on Friday evening, May 20 at Hilltop Speedway in
Millersburg, Ohio! Devin qualified well and later won the dash
to start on the pole of the unsanctioned 'Jeff Norris Memorial.'
The Dresden, Ohio standout then led all forty circuits in the
contest to land the $10,000 payday over a top five that included
runner-up Josh Rice, Freddie Carpenter, Zack Dohm, and Greg Oakes!
Next up on the schedule was slated to be the 40th edition of
the 'Jim Dunn Memorial' on Saturday, May 21 at Muskingum County
Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio. Unfortunately, the $10,000 to win
Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series event was nixed by heavy
rain and inclement weather. Complete results from Marshalltown
and Hilltop can be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.floseries.com
(Eric Nickelson Photo)