T-Mac Third in Lucas Oil Points Exiting
Topless 100 Weekend
18, 2019) Another crown jewel event was on tap from
August 15-17, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again
presided over the 27th Annual 'Topless 100' at Batesville Motor
Speedway. The action at the Locust Grove, Arkansas facility kicked
off with a pair of $5,000 to win preliminary programs. In the roofless
opener on Thursday evening, Tim McCreadie finished sixth in his
loaded heat race, third in his B-Main, and fourteenth in the 30-lap
feature event. In a similar show on Friday night at BMS, Tim once
again ran sixth in his heat race and won his B-Main prior to winding
up sixteenth in the final finishing order of the 30-lapper.
After amassing the fifteenth most points during the two prelims,
T-Mac rolled off from the inside of the eighth row in Saturday's
100-lap headliner. With his sights set on his second 'Topless 100'
title and the whopping $40,000 payday, the Watertown, New York star
was able to climb three spots during the extra-distance affair to
land in the twelfth position. Tim now sits third in the latest version
of the heated LOLMDS point standings after the 'Topless 100.' Full
results from the long weekend in Batesville can be located by pointing
your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Earns Another Runner-Up
in North/South Shootout!
11, 2019) Following a couple of idle weekends on
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule, the popular national
touring series took the #39 team to Florence Speedway from August
8-10 for the 37th edition of the 'North/South 100.' The three-day
extended weekend in Union, Kentucky drew 53 entrants to the 1/2-mile
speedplant to do battle in the crown jewel extravaganza. On Thursday
night in the $10,000 to win 'North/South Shootout,' Tim McCreadie
won his heat race in preliminary action, started sixth on the grid
in the 50-lap feature, and later streaked past four competitors
en route to a stellar runner-up performance behind only victor Chris
At Florence on Friday evening in the double set of qualifying heat
races, Tim suffered a flat tire in his first heat race and posted
a sixth place finish, while he advanced up to third in his final
prelim of the evening. After retiring early in Saturday's consolation
race, Tim utilized a series provisional to start the $50,000 to
win 'North/South 100' from the inside of the twelfth row. Despite
drawing a caution on lap 39, the Watertown, New York star bolted
towards the front and eventually drove to an impressive sixth place
showing behind only victor Chris Madden, Hudson O'Neal, Jimmy Owens,
Devin Moran, and Zack Dohm. He now finds himself up to third in
the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting Florence.
Full results from the entire weekend in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Rolls to Runner-Up in $50k
4, 2019) The 32nd Annual 'USA Nationals' took center
stage in the Dirt Late Model world from August 1-3 at the renowned
Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. In the $6,000 to
win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series preliminary
program on Thursday night, Tim McCreadie won his heat race behind
the wheel of the K&L Rumley Enterprises #6 entry and later drove
to a strong fourth place effort in the 30-lapper behind only victor
Jonathan Davenport, Brian Birkhofer, and Tyler Bruening. In Friday's
double set of qualifying heat races, Tim placed fifth in his first
heat race of the evening prior to improving four spots to finish
second in his final prelim.
By virtue of racking up the ninth most passing points on Friday,
Tim earned the rights to the inside of the fifth row for the start
of Saturday's 100-lap crown jewel main event. With his sights solely
set on the whopping $50,000 winner's check, the Watertown, New York
star blasted past seven competitors during the extra-distance affair
to leave Cedar Lake with a stellar runner-up performance behind
only 'USA Nationals' winner Chris Madden! Full results from the
big weekend in the Badger State can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.
Tim McCreadie and K&L Rumley
Enterprises Invade FALS
28, 2019) Next up on the racing calendar for Tim
McCreadie was a visit to Fairbury Speedway in downtown Fairbury,
Illinois on July 26-27 for the 30th edition of the 'Prairie Dirt
Classic,' which was once again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws
Morton Buildings Late Model Series. A total of 72 cars converged
at FALS over the weekend for the mega-event that boasted a $30,000
winner's check. On Friday night, Tim - wheeling the #6 K&L Rumley
Enterprises machine once again - advanced to tenth in his $2,500
to win qualifying feature event. The Watertown, New York star then
vaulted up to fifth in Saturday's consolation race, but was unable
to win the Non-Qualifiers Race to advance into the 100-lap 'Prairie
Dirt Classic.' Complete results from the action-packed weekend at
the 1/4-mile bullring can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
McCreadie Leads First 30 Circuits
in Silver Dollar Nationals
21, 2019) A hectic Midwestern stretch with the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series wrapped up from July 18-20 with the annual
'Silver Dollar Nationals' weekend at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood,
Nebraska. On Thursday night in the $12,000 to win 'Malvern Bank
Go 50,' Tim McCreadie ran second in his heat race, but unfortunately
suffered a flat tire in the 50-lapper and was forced to battle back
to a thirteenth place showing. In Friday's double set of qualifying
heat races, Tim won his first heat race prior to placing fourth
in his final prelim. The Watertown, New York star then rolled off
from the outside of the front row in the $53,000 to win 'Silver
Dollar Nationals' finale on Saturday evening, led laps 1-30, 32
during the 80-lap crown jewel contest, and eventually slipped back
to seventh in the final finishing order after a scrape with eventual
winner Bobby Pierce caused left front damage to his #39 Longhorn
Chassis. Full results from the Cornhusker State can be viewed online
Tim McCreadie Roars to Aberdeen Runner-Up;
Rain at Jackson
17, 2019) Prior to tonight's washout at Jackson
Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota, the Sweeteners Plus team found
themselves in the pit area at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen,
South Dakota on Tuesday night, July 16 for another round of Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition. Tim McCreadie was involved
in an incident during his heat race, but battled back to grab the
fourth transfer spot through the prelim. After starting the $10,000
to win headliner from the inside of the sixth row, Tim soared up
into the top five during the 50-lap contest and eventually vaulted
to the second spot to finish an impressive runner-up behind only
race winner Josh Richards! Full results from last night at Aberdeen
can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Steers to Top Five at Both
Granite City & Wheatland!
15, 2019) A four-race extended weekend with the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series greeted the #39 team from July
11-14 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Lucas Oil
Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. At Granite City on Thursday night
in the $12,000 to win opener, Tim McCreadie placed second in his
heat race prior to advancing up to third in the 50-lap feature event
to finish on the podium behind only victor Tyler Erb and runner-up
Mike Marlar. In a similar contest on Friday at the St. Louis-area
venue, Tim grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot through his
loaded heat race and later blasted past seven competitors during
the 50-lapper to land a solid sixth place effort.
The annual running of the 'CMH Diamond Nationals' then took place
at Wheatland and a pair of $15,000 top prizes were on the line.
In Saturday's show, Tim finished sixth in his heat race, second
in his B-Main, and twelfth in the final finishing order of the 60-lap
headliner. At the pristine oval on Sunday evening, the Watertown,
New York superstar won his heat race in preliminary action, led
the first ten circuits of the main event, and eventually knocked
down a strong fourth place performance behind only race winner Jonathan
Davenport, Mike Marlar, and Shanon Buckingham. Tim currently finds
himself sixth in the heated LOLMDS point standings. Complete results
from the action-packed weekend can be viewed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Eighth at PRP; Nabs
Top Five at Tyler County!
7, 2019) With Independence Day weekend events nixed
at both Muskingum County (OH) Speedway and Mansfield (OH) Motor
Speedway due to inclement weather, Tim McCreadie wound up competing
in only a pair of $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
throwdowns from July 3-6. On Thursday night in the annual 'Independence
50' at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio, Tim ran second
in his heat race prior to starting and finishing eighth in the 50-lapper.
At Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, West Virginia on Friday
evening in the 'Topless 50,' Tim placed second once again in his
heat race before nabbing a strong fifth place performance in the
50-lap headliner behind only victor Tyler Erb, Josh Richards, Devin
Moran, and Chris Ferguson. Complete results from the rain-shortened
holiday weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Charges to Top Tens at
Both Tazewell & Florence
30, 2019) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season
heated back up on June 28-29 with a pair of $12,000 to win contests
at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee and the
venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. On Friday night
at "The Taz," Tim McCreadie placed sixth in his loaded
heat race prior to blasting past twelve competitors during the 50-lap
feature event en route to a solid sixth place showing behind only
winner Shanon Buckingham, Jared Hawkins, Earl Pearson, Jr., Hudson
O'Neal, and Jimmy Owens. In the annual 'Ralph Latham Memorial' at
Florence on Saturday evening, Tim ran seventh in his heat race,
utilized a series provisional to gain access into the 50-lapper,
and later drove up inside of the top ten during the caution-free
affair to salvage a tenth place performance. "T-Mac" now
finds himself fifth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings
heading into a hectic month of July. Complete results can be viewed
by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie and K&L Rumley
Enterprises Victorious in Firecracker!
23, 2019) For the second time in 2019, Tim McCreadie
and the #6 K&L Rumley Enterprises team reached victory lane
together - this time in the 13th edition of the 'Firecracker 100'
at the storied Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania! Action
kicked off in the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series
spectacular on Friday night, June 21 and Tim started his weekend
by finishing third in his heat race before moving up to tenth in
the $6,000 to win, 30-lap preliminary feature. By virtue of that
top ten performance, the Watertown, New York star had a starting
spot towards the front of his loaded heat race on Saturday.
Tim capitalized on that starting spot to grab the third transfer
position into last night's 100-lap headliner. Rolling off from the
inside of the sixth row in the extra-distance affair, Tim did not
stay mid-pack for long and methodically made his way towards the
front of the stellar field. He was in the top three on lap 91 and
took advantage of a late race caution to set his sights on leader
Darrell Lanigan. "T-Mac" then drove to the top side of
the 4/10-mile oval, took the point on lap 97, and led the final
four circuits to pocket the $30,000 windfall for his first 'Firecracker
100' title over Lanigan, Brandon Sheppard, Jonathan Davenport, and
Josh Richards! Full results from the marquee WOOLMS event can be
accessed online at www.woolms.com.
(Jason Shank Photo)
McCreadie Lands Top Fives at Cherokee
and Smoky Mountain!
16, 2019) Tim McCreadie, of Watertown, New York,
ventured to the Southeast from June 13-15 for a trio of Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series throwdowns at Fayetteville Motor Speedway
in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South
Carolina, and Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee. On
Thursday night at Fayetteville, Tim ran second in his heat race,
but pulled off early in the $10,000 to win headliner - which was
contested on a rugged racing surface - to wind up fifteenth in the
final finishing order. At Cherokee on Friday evening in the $12,000
to win 'Grassy Smith Memorial,' Tim finished second in his stacked
heat race prior to vaulting up to fourth in the 50-lapper to trail
only victor Mike Marlar, Jonathan Davenport, and Jimmy Owens at
the unfurling of the checkered flag.
The tripleheader finale then took place on Saturday at Smoky Mountain
Speedway, as a $15,000 top prize was on the line in the annual 'Big
Daddy 60.' Tim knocked down the quickest lap in Group B during the
qualifying session before recording a heat race triumph. After starting
the 60-lap main event from the outside of the front row, "T-Mac"
hung around the front and eventually landed in the fourth spot behind
only race winner Hudson O'Neal, Ricky Weiss, and Josh Richards!
Tim still finds himself sixth in the latest version of the LOLMDS
point standings exiting the weekend triple shot. Full results can
be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Nabs Top Five in Dirt Late
Model Dream Opener!
9, 2019) Watertown, New York ace Tim McCreadie invaded
the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June
6-8 to compete in the 25th edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream,'
which kicked off with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs - each
of which paid $10,000 to the winner. At the "Big E" on
Thursday night, Tim won his heat race and finished fifth in the
25-lap sprint, while he placed fourth in his stacked heat race on
Friday evening prior to advancing to eighth in the 25-lapper. On
Saturday at the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant, Tim was focused
on capturing the $125,000 payday in the annual running of the 'Dirt
Late Model Dream.' The popular driver known as "T-Mac"
won his heat race in preliminary action and ran towards the front
early in the feature distance before eventually winding up twelfth
following 100 green flag racing laps. Complete results from the
biggie in the Buckeye State can be accessed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)