Devin Moran Competes
in Lucrative Silver Dollar Nationals
26, 2020) A hectic stretch with the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series concluded from July 23-25 in a lucrative weekend at
I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. The three-day spectacular
for the ground-pounding Super Late Models started on Thursday
night with the 'Dirt Track Bank Go 50,' which carried a $12,000
payday. Devin Moran placed third in his loaded heat race and later
started the 50-lap main event from the outside of the sixth row.
At the checkered flag in the entertaining contest, Devin found
himself in the eighteenth finishing position.
On Friday evening at the 4/10-mile speedplant, two
rounds of heat races were on tap to help set the stage for Saturday's
grand finale. Devin ran second in his first heat race of the night,
while he finished third in his final prelim. By virtue of racking
up the third most passing points during preliminary action, the
Dresden, Ohio ace earned the rights to the inside of the second
row for the start of the $53,000 to win 'Silver Dollar Nationals.'
During Saturday's 101-lap crown jewel headliner, Devin ran inside
of the top ten early before unfortunately fading to a seventeenth
place showing. He currently finds himself seventh in the latest
version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting the Cornhusker State.
Full results from all three days at I-80 Speedway can be viewed
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Four Top Tens in Hectic Week!
(July 20, 2020) Devin Moran and his #9 team
were extremely busy from July 13-19 in six different events with
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the DIRTcar Summer Nationals
across the states of Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. In
Lucas Oil Series competition, Devin finished tenth in a $10,000
to win program on Monday at 300 Raceway in Farley, Iowa prior
to winning his heat race and placing seventh on Friday night at
Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois. In a doubleheader
at the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri,
Devin wound up twenty-third in Saturday's annual 'Show-Me 100,'
which boasted a hefty $20,000 payday, and thirteenth in the $12,000
to win 'Diamond Nationals' on Sunday. The Dresden, Ohio ace now
sits seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings.
In two "Hell Tour" shows, Devin posted a pair of strong
finishes in $5,000 to win specials at Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth,
Indiana and Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois. On Tuesday
at Plymouth, Devin placed fourth in his loaded heat race prior
to blasting past seven competitors during the 40-lapper to secure
an impressive third place podium effort behind only race winner
Tyler Erb and runner-up Brian Shirley. At Spoon River on Thursday,
Devin once again ran fourth in his heat race and later steered
past nine racecars en route to a steady seventh place performance
in the 40-lap affair. Full results from each race can be accessed
online at www.lucasdirt.com
Devin Moran Follows
Lucas Oil Tour to Florence Speedway
12, 2020) The Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) team made their
way to Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on July 10-11 for
two more pivotal Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point races.
Despite getting rained-out at the Cincinnati-area speedplant on
Saturday evening, Friday's $12,000 to win 'Summer Sizzler Nationals'
opener went off without a hitch. Devin Moran placed second in
his stacked heat race to earn the inside of the fourth row in
the 50-lap main event. Unfortunately, the Dresden, Ohio ace suffered
issues during the A-Main and wound up nineteenth in the final
rundown. Devin now finds himself sixth in the latest version of
the LOLMDS point standings exiting the trip to the Commonwealth
of Kentucky. Complete results from Florence can be accessed online
at Muskingum County; Sixth at PRP!
5, 2020) The Independence Day holiday weekend for the
#9 team kept them in the Buckeye State for a pair of $12,000 to
win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series programs on July 3-4. On
Friday night at his hometown Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville,
Ohio, Devin Moran won his heat race prior to advancing up to second
late in the 50-lap main event to claim an impressive runner-up
effort behind only race winner Tyler Erb. At Portsmouth Raceway
Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on Saturday evening in the 'Independence
50,' Devin placed third in heat race action and later worked his
way past five competitors during the 50-lapper en route to a steady
sixth place showing. The Dresden, Ohio star now finds himself
fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings following the fireworks-filled
weekend. Complete results from both Ohio facilities can be viewed
by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Devin Moran Follows
Lucas Oil Tour to 411 & TST
28, 2020) Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) found themselves at
411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee and Talladega Short Track
in Eastaboga, Alabama over the June 26-27 weekend for a pair of
pivotal Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point races - each of
which paid $12,000 to the winner. At 411 on Friday night, Devin
Moran finished eighth in both his heat race and his B-Main, took
a series provisional, and later rallied past nine competitors
during the 50-lapper to salvage a fifteenth place showing. On
Saturday evening in the 'EZ-Go 50' at TST, Devin grabbed the fourth
and final transfer spot through his heat race prior to working
his way up to eleventh in the final finishing order of the 50-lap
headliner. The Dresden, Ohio ace now sits sixth in the latest
LOLMDS point standings. Full results from the doubleheader weekend
can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Improves to
Seventh in $15,000 Clash at the Mag
21, 2020) Next up for the #9 team was the annual running
of the 'Clash at the Mag' at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus,
Mississippi from June 18-20, which kicked off with a pair of $5,000
to win preliminary events. Devin Moran suffered an unfortunate
flat tire in Thursday's 25-lap sprint and finished twenty-first,
while he ran second in his heat race prior to advancing to eighth
in Friday's 25-lapper. By virtue of racking up the thirteenth
most points during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series prelims,
Devin rolled off from the inside of the seventh row in the $15,000
to win headliner on Saturday night. In front of a jammed-packed
grandstand, the Dresden, Ohio star steered past six competitors
during the 100-lap contest to land in the seventh finishing position.
Devin still finds himself fifth in the latest version of the LOLMDS
point standings following the 'Clash at the Mag.' Full results
from the Magnolia State oval can be viewed online by clicking
Devin Moran Fifth
in Lucas Oil Series Points Following Double-Dip
14, 2020) Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action heated
back up on June 12-13 in front of huge crowds at both Cherokee
Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina and Smoky Mountain Speedway
in Maryville, Tennessee. On Friday night in the $12,000 to win
'Grassy Smith Memorial' at Cherokee, Devin Moran finished sixth
in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main prior to utilizing a
series provisional and salvaging a fifteenth place showing in
the 50-lap affair. In the $15,000 to win 'Mountain Moonshine Classic'
on Saturday evening at Smoky Mountain, Devin unfortunately got
into the wall during qualifying and never good full recover -
finishing twenty-third in the final rundown of the 60-lapper after
taking another series provisional. The Dresden, Ohio ace emerged
from the disappointing weekend in the Southeast fifth in the latest
LOLMDS point standings. Full results from the doubleheader weekend
can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Fourth in
Dirt Late Model Stream Prelim at Eldora Speedway
7, 2020) The pit gates swung open for the first time
at the famed Eldora Speedway in 2020, as the fan-less 'Dirt Late
Model Stream Invitational' took center stage in the Dirt Late
Model world from June 4-6 at the storied Rossburg, Ohio facility.
A total of 48 drivers were invited to the 1/2-mile, high-banked
speedplant to do battle in the three-day extravaganza, which kicked
off with a pair of $10,000 to win preliminary nights. On Thursday,
Devin Moran placed third in his heat race before winding up sixteenth
in the final finishing order of the 30-lap sprint. At the "Big
E" on Friday, Devin won his heat race and drove to an impressive
fourth place effort in the 30-lapper behind only race winner Brandon
Overton, Jimmy Owens, and Dale McDowell!
To help commemorate the track's 67th season, the
'Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational' finale was headlined by
a 67-lap feature, which boasted a whopping $50,000 payday. Devin
once again picked up a heat race triumph on Saturday and rolled
off from the outside of the second row in the A-Main. The Dresden,
Ohio ace fought hard for a top ten showing in the mega-event before
eventually being paid for a steady twelfth place performance.
Complete results from all three days at Eldora Speedway can be
viewed by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Devin Moran Collects
$2,000 for Hilltop Speedway Victory!
31, 2020) The #9 team made the long trip back from Florida
in time to claim their second feature win of 2020 on Saturday
night, May 30 at Hilltop Speedway in Millersburg, Ohio! The unsanctioned
'Battle on the Hill 30' took place last night at Hilltop and Devin
Moran started out the evening by laying down the quickest lap
in Group A during qualifying. Following a heat race triumph, Devin
rolled off from the inside of the second row in the 30-lap headliner.
He dropped back to fourth at the outset of the race before turning
up the wick on the competition to take the lead on the 13th circuit.
Devin then went on to lead the remainder of the contest to bag
the $2,000 payday ahead of Tyler Carpenter, Ryan Markham, Corey
Conley, and Zach Hill! Full results from last night at Hilltop
Speedway can be viewed online by clicking on www.hilltopspeedway.org.
from Lucas Oil Reopening Tour at East Bay...
27, 2020) Things wrapped up at East Bay Raceway Park
tonight, as the $7,000 to win finale for the Lucas Oil Reopening
Tour took center stage across the Dirt Late Model industry. Devin
Moran stopped the clock ninth quickest in Group A during the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying session prior to nabbing
the third transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After starting
the 40-lap headliner from the inside of the fifth row, Devin advanced
up to fifth at the checkered flag to finish behind only race winner
Brandon Overton, Tyler Erb, Mason Zeigler, and Jimmy Owens. The
Dresden, Ohio ace currently finds himself a close fourth in the
latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting the Gibsonton,
Florida facility. (Heath
(May 26, 2020) The second leg of the Lucas Oil
Reopening Tour at East Bay Raceway Park took place tonight at
the Gibsonton, Florida oval and another $7,000 paycheck was up
for grabs for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series stars. Devin
Moran knocked down the fourth quickest lap in Group A during time
trials before finishing fourth in his heat race due to "jumping
the start." Devin then rolled off from the inside of the
eighth row in the 40-lapper and climbed up inside of the top ten
- eventually crossing underneath the checkers in the ninth position.
(May 25, 2020) Next up on the racing calendar
for the #9 team was a stop at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton,
Florida. The Lucas Oil Reopening Tour rolled into the "Clay
by the Bay" and a $7,000 payday was the prize that the 35
teams in the pit area were shooting for tonight. Devin Moran ripped
off the sixth fastest time in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series qualifying prior to finishing sixth in his heat race
and third in his B-Main. the Dresden, Ohio rising star then blasted
past twelve competitors during the 40-lap main event to salvage
a tenth place feature showing.
from Lucas Oil Reopening Tour at GIS...
21, 2020) The third and final event of the Lucas Oil
Reopening Tour at Golden Isles Speedway took center stage tonight
and another $7,000 winner's check was on the line at the Brunswick,
Georgia facility. Following a rain delay, Devin Moran clicked
off the ninth fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session
and later ran second in his stacked heat race. He was then scheduled
to start fifth on the grid in the 40-lap main event, but was late
to staging and was unfortunately forced to the rear of the talented
field. Devin then turned up the wick on the competition and rallied
all the way up to fifth at the unfurling of the checkers, as he
finished behind only race winner Josh Richards, Tim McCreadie,
Jimmy Owens, and Mark Whitener. The Dresden, Ohio ace currently
finds himself a close third in the heated Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series point standings exciting GIS! (Heath
(May 20, 2020) Another $7,000 top prize was
up for grabs for the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series tonight at Golden Isles Speedway. With
inclement weather in the area, the program was sped up and the
action on the Brunswick, Georgia oval was fast and furious. Devin
Moran knocked down the quickest lap in Group B during time trials
prior to securing a heat race triumph. After starting the 40-lap
main event from the outside of the front row and pacing the stout
field for the first 30 circuits, Devin unfortunately got into
the outside retaining wall while leading and subsequently suffered
a part failure underneath his #9 machine. The heartbreaking turn
of events dropped the young Dresden, Ohio ace to a disappointing
twenty-third place showing.
(May 19, 2020) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series returned to action tonight at Golden Isles Speedway and
the #9 team was in the pit area at the Brunswick, Georgia speedplant
for round one of the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour. A total of 43 entrants
converged on the southern Georgia facility for the first series
event since February. With no fans in attendance for the $7,000
to win special due to COVID-19 restrictions, Devin Moran started
his evening by posting the second quickest lap in Group B during
the qualifying session. After finishing second in heat race action,
Devin drove past a trio of competitors during the 40-lap feature
event to claim a strong fifth place performance behind only race
winner Jimmy Owens, Mason Zeigler, Brandon Overton, and Josh Richards!
Devin Moran Lands
on Podium in Karl Chevrolet 50!
10, 2020) The Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) team rolled into
Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri on Saturday evening,
May 9 for the 'Karl Chevrolet 50.' The DIRTcar Super Late Model
special attracted 60 entrants to the St. Louis-area speedplant
to do battle for the $7,000 paycheck. With a limited grandstand
crowd on hand - due to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions - and
in front of a worldwide streaming audience, Devin Moran knocked
down the second quickest time in Group B during the qualifying
session prior to securing a heat race triumph. After starting
the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the second row, Devin
was able to move up to third to land on the podium behind only
feature winner Billy Moyer and runner-up Brandon Sheppard! Complete
results from the 'Karl Chevrolet 50' can be accessed by clicking
Late Flat Tire Drops
Moran in Boyd's Finish...
3, 2020) Devin Moran and Tommy Pope's #22 team invaded
Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Saturday, May 2 for an
unsanctioned program dubbed as the 'Boyd's Dirt Showdown.' The
single-day shootout was broadcast live to a worldwide audience
online at www.DirtonDirt.com and www.FloRacing.com. Devin clicked
off the fourth quickest lap in Group A during the time trial session
to land the seventh starting spot in the $5,000 to win feature
event. The Dresden, Ohio ace then had a strong run going in the
50-lapper before a flat tire on lap 44 helped relegate him to
a disappointing twelfth place showing. Full results from the Chattanooga-area
facility can be accessed online at www.boydsspeedway.info.