DENNIS ERB, JR. THIRD IN RALPH LATHAM; SIXTH IN NORTH/SOUTH 100
(August 14, 2016)
Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team traveled to the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 11-13 for both the rain-postponed 'Ralph Latham Memorial' and the 34th Annual 'North/South 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the huge three-day weekend in the Cincinnati-area, as a whopping $80,000 in first place prize money was up for grabs. On Thursday night, Dennis posted the twenty-first quickest lap in Group A during qualifying for the 'Ralph Latham Memorial' prior to advancing up to third in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the ninth row in the $30,000 to win headliner, Dennis blitzed past fourteen competitors during the 75-lapper en route to a sterling third place podium performance behind only victor Scott Bloomquist and runner-up Don O'Neal!

At Florence on Friday evening, a double set of heat races were held to kick off the 'North/South 100' portion of the weekend. Dennis placed fourth in his first heat race and third in his second and final prelim of the night. The Carpentersville, Illinois star accumulated the fifteenth most passing points, which locked him into the inside of the eighth row in Saturday's $50,000 to win crown jewel spectacular. During the course of the 100-lap extra-distance affair, Dennis climbed to as high as fifth in the running order before settling for a strong sixth place effort behind only winner Bobby Pierce, Scott Bloomquist, Dale McDowell, Devin Moran, and Don O'Neal. He still sits sixth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting Florence Speedway. Full results from the long weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

ERB, JR. SALVAGES TOP TEN IN $50K USA NATIONALS
(August 7, 2016)
Dennis Erb Racing headed north to the Badger State of Wisconsin from August 2-6 for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series specials at Shawano Speedway in Shawano, Wisconsin and Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. On Tuesday in a $10,000 to win show at Shawano, Dennis Erb, Jr. ran into trouble in Allen Murray's machine during preliminary action, received a provisional to advance into the 50-lapper, and eventually wound up twenty-second in the final finishing order behind the wheel of his own #28 car. At Cedar Lake on Thursday, Dennis unfortunately narrowly missed out on the $6,000 to win feature event after finishing fifth in his loaded heat race and fourth in his B-Main.

The stakes then heightened significantly over the weekend at CLS, as a whopping $50,000 payday was up for grabs in the 29th edition of the 'USA Nationals.' Dennis timed in eighth quickest in Group A during the qualifying session on Friday evening and later grabbed the second transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the fifth row in Saturday's 100-lap grind, the Carpentersville, Illinois star quickly bolted all the way up to third in the running order before suffering an untimely flat Hoosier tire. Dennis then rallied from the back of the pack to salvage a steady tenth place performance in the crown jewel spectacular. Complete results from the hectic week in Wisconsin can be found by clicking on www.woolms.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. DRIVES TO STERLING RUNNER-UP EFFORT IN PDC!
(July 31, 2016)
The 27th Annual 'Prairie Dirt Classic' weekend was the focus of the #28 team on July 29-30 at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois. A $27,000 winner's check was on the line in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series special. On Friday night, Dennis Erb, Jr. started off the weekend by laying down the seventh quickest time in Group B during qualifying prior to grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race.

After an engine change before Saturday's 100-lap 'Prairie Dirt Classic,' Dennis started the extra-distance affair from the outside of the eighth row. He did not stay towards the back for long, as he quickly started picking off cars all over the 1/4-mile bullring. Dennis eventually moved all the way up to second in the running order and hounded leader Josh Richards over the final 25 circuits. The Carpentersville, Illinois star came up just short in his bid for the big victory and settled for an impressive runner-up showing behind only victor Richards. Complete results from FALS can be obtained by clicking on www.woolms.com.

ERB CLIMBS TO SIXTH IN ST. LOUIS U-PIC-A-PART 100 AT MACON
(July 27, 2016)
A short turnaround after I-80 saw the Dennis Erb Racing team invade the tiny Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois on Tuesday night, July 26 for the 'St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle drew 21 competitors to the 1/5-mile oval and all eyes were fixated on the $12,000 top prize. Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in seventeenth quickest during the qualifying session and later placed fifth in his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the seventh row in the 100-lap grind, Dennis methodically picked off eight competitors on his way to a strong sixth place effort behind only race winner Bobby Pierce, Brandon Sheppard, Earl Pearson, Jr., Don O'Neal, and Darrell Lanigan. Following the 'St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100,' the Carpentersville, Illinois standout still sits sixth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings. Complete results from Macon can be obtained online at www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. KNOCKED FROM CONTENTION AT I-80...
(July 24, 2016)
Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team pulled through the pit gate at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska on July 22-23 for the 6th edition of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals,' which was co-sanctioned by both the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series. The unique format for the $40,000 to win crown jewel event kicked off with double heat races on Friday night and passing points determined the lineup for Saturday's portion of the weekend. Dennis ran third in both of his heat races on Friday and accumulated the eleventh most passing points during the prelims.

After starting the 80-lap headliner from the inside of the sixth row, Dennis stormed to the front of the talented field and battled for the lead with Jonathan Davenport shortly after the halfway mark in the race. Unfortunately, the Carpentersville, Illinois star suffered a flat left front tire on lap 66 after contact caused by Brandon Sheppard on two successive restarts. A frustrated Erb returned to the track with a new tire, but could only muster a fourteenth place finish in the 'Silver Dollar Nationals.' Dennis still sits sixth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following I-80. Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

ERB, JR. LANDS IN TOP FIVE OF BATTLE AT THE BEACH 50!
(July 17, 2016)
Dennis Erb Racing ventured to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on July 15-16 for a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tilts. On Friday night in the 'Battle at the Beach 50' at Granite City, Dennis Erb, Jr. clicked off the fastest time in Group A during qualifying prior to finishing second in his heat race. After starting the rough-and-tumble $10,000 to win main event from the inside of the third row, Dennis kept his nose clean and eventually wound up right where he started the 50-lapper... in the fifth spot behind only winner Scott Bloomquist, Earl Pearson, Jr., Don O'Neal, and Brandon Sheppard.

At Wheatland on Saturday evening, the annual running of the 'CMH Diamond Nationals' was held and a $12,000 payday was on the line. Dennis timed in sixteenth quickest in Group A during the qualifying session and later ran eighth in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main. The Carpentersville, Illinois star then utilized a series provisional to gain access into the 60-lap feature before picking off ten competitors to salvage a thirteenth place performance. Dennis now finds himself sixth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the doubleheader weekend. Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. GRABS TOP TEN IN GRASSY SMITH MEMORIAL
(July 10, 2016)
The #28 team followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee from July 7-9 for what was supposed to be a huge triple shot of racing action. Following a rain-out on Thursday at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the annual 'Grassy Smith Memorial' kicked off the dirt-slinging competition on Friday evening at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. Dennis Erb, Jr. posted the sixteenth fastest lap in qualifying and later ran fifth in his loaded heat race. After a long rain delay, Dennis was able to work his way past six competitors during the $10,000 to win headliner to bag a solid seventh place performance.

At Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on Saturday night, a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the 'Mountain Moonshine Classic.' Dennis laid down the ninth quickest time in Group A during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth transfer spot through his heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois star had then blasted all the way up to fifth in the running order in the 60-lapper before unfortunately dropping a driveshaft on lap 52. Dennis was eventually placed fifteenth in the final finishing order and still sits seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting Smoky Mountain. Full results from the long weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

ERB, JR. BATTLES LUCAS OIL FOES IN BUCKEYE STATE DOUBLE-DIP
(July 4, 2016)
A Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series doubleheader greeted the cars and stars of the national touring series on July 2-3 in the Buckeye State, as $12,000 winner's checks were on the line at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio and Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio. On Saturday night at PRP, Dennis Erb, Jr. ran third in his heat race and later started the 'Independence 60' from the inside of the sixth row. Dennis then quickly vaulted up to fourth in the 60-lapper before problems underneath of the hood unfortunately dropped him to a disappointing seventeenth place performance.

At Zanesville on Sunday evening, another $12,000 top prize was up for grabs in front of a standing-room-only grandstand crowd. Dennis clicked off the sixth fastest time in Group B during qualifying prior to grabbing the second transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the 60-lap headliner, the Carpentersville, Illinois ace was able to muscle past a couple of competitors on his way to a solid sixth place effort behind only winner Scott Bloomquist, Don O'Neal, Jared Landers, Earl Pearson, Jr., and Brandon Sheppard. Dennis still sits seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the holiday weekend. Full results from both shows can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB RACING BUSY THIS WEEK ON SUMMER NATIONALS
(June 25, 2016) Dennis Erb, Jr. and the #28 team wrapped up a busy week on the "Hell Tour" tonight at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois, as another $10,000 top prize was on the line. Dennis qualified eighth quickest in Group A during time trials, but unfortunately was involved in a wreck during heat race action. With heavy damage to his Black Diamond mount, Dennis scratched from the remainder of the program and did not compete in the 50-lapper.

(June 24, 2016) The Dennis Erb Racing team followed the grueling UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois tonight for another $10,000 to win extravaganza. Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in eleventh fastest in Group A during qualifying prior to placing fifth in his stacked heat race. After taking the victory in the B-Main, Dennis discovered problems with his powerplant and started the 40-lap feature at the tail behind the wheel of Don Hammer's #45 machine. The Carpentersville, Illinois native eventually wound up twenty-first in the final rundown tonight at the St. Louis-area venue.

(June 23, 2016) Dennis Erb, Jr. picked up the $10,000 payday tonight for his third feature win of 2016 in UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals action at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois! Dennis posted the second quickest lap in Group A during qualifying and later scored the win in his heat race. After drawing the pole position prior to the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap main event, Dennis led each and every circuit of the "Hell Tour" stop en route to bagging the five figure loot over Billy Moyer, Bobby Pierce, Mike Marlar, and Kevin Weaver! (Jim DenHamer Photo)

(June 22, 2016) Tonight's $10,000 to win "Hell Tour" stop at Farley Speedway in Farley, Iowa was unfortunately washed out and will not be rescheduled. Tomorrow the #28 team will be back in competition at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois!

(June 21, 2016) Dennis Erb Racing started a busy week on the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour tonight at Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois, as a $5,000 top prize was up for grabs. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the fourth quickest lap in his group during qualifying prior to running second in his heat race. After starting the 40-lap feature from the inside of the third row, Dennis slipped back a few spots during the race and eventually wound up seventh at the checkers.

ERB, JR. MOVES UP TO SIXTH IN CAUTION-FREE CLASH AT THE MAG
(June 19, 2016)
Following their epic 'Dirt Late Model Dream' triumph the previous weekend, Dennis Erb, Jr. and the #28 team were back on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail on June 17-18 in the annual running of the 'Clash at the Mag' at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi. Due to strong thunderstorms on Friday, the two-day extravaganza was condensed into a single-day shootout on Saturday paying $12,000 to the winner. Dennis knocked down the eleventh fastest lap in Group B during the time trial session prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race.

After starting the 60-lap main event from the outside of the fifth row, Dennis methodically worked his way forward during the caution-free affair. At the checkers, Dennis found himself in the sixth finishing position behind only race winner Darrell Lanigan, Jimmy Owens, Brandon Sheppard, Scott Bloomquist, and Jared Landers. The Carpentersville, Illinois star still sits seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting Magnolia. Full results from the 'Clash at the Mag' can be obtained by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. CASHES IN $100,000 FOR WINNING DREAM XXII!!!
(June 12, 2016)
Dennis Erb, Jr. finally got his elusive crown jewel victory on Saturday night, June 11 and it came on one of the sport's grandest stages in the 22nd edition of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream' at the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio! Dennis won his heat race on Saturday to earn the outside of the front row for the start of the 100-lap grind. Utilizing the bottom grooves around the 1/2-mile speedplant during the exciting extra-distance affair, Dennis paced the stout field on four different occasions (laps 1-3, 31-35, 57-69, 90-100) and survived a last lap caution flag to bag the hefty $100,000 windfall. At the checkers, the Carpentersville, Illinois star was ahead of Josh Richards, Dale McDowell, Jonathan Davenport, and Don O'Neal to etch his name into the "Big E" record books!

Earlier in the three-day weekend, Dennis put forth impressive performances in a pair of Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday evening, Dennis ran seventh in his heat race before winning his B-Main and climbing all the way up to eighth in the 25-lap sprint, which paid $5,000 to the winner. In Friday's $10,000 to win show, Dennis won his heat race and led a couple of laps during the 25-lapper before eventually placing a strong runner-up behind only prelim winner Brandon Sheppard. Full results from the extended weekend in the Buckeye State can be obtained by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Heath Lawson Photography)

TOP FIVE FOR ERB, JR. IN $10,000 TO WIN TOYOTA KNOXVILLE 50!
(June 5, 2016)
The ultra-competitive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series took the #28 team to the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee and the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky over the June 3-4 weekend. At Tazewell on Friday night, a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in the annual running of the 'Toyota Knoxville 50.' Dennis Erb, Jr. posted the twentieth quickest lap overall during the qualifying session and later advanced up to third in heat race action. After starting the 50-lapper from the outside of the fourth row, Dennis was able to work his way past four competitors on his way to a stellar fourth place effort behind only victor Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, and Steve Francis.

Saturday's $30,000 to win 'Ralph Latham Memorial' at Florence was then rained-out and rescheduled for Thursday, August 11. Dennis, who hails out of Carpentersville, Illinois, still finds himself seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting "The Taz." Complete results from Friday can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

24TH ANNUAL SHOW-ME 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM WHEATLAND
(May 28, 2016)
The grand finale of the 24th Annual 'Lucas Oil Show-Me 100' took place in front of a huge crowd tonight at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Dennis Erb, Jr. had his sole focus set on bagging the whopping $30,000 payday that was up for grabs in the Memorial Day weekend special. By virtue of his strong preliminary performances, Dennis locked himself into the outside of the second row for the start of the 100-lap extravaganza. During the course of the rough and tumble 'Show-Me 100,' Dennis tried his best to stay out of trouble on the choppy racing surface and eventually brought his #28 machine home in the ninth position.

(May 27, 2016) Another $6,000 top prize was on the line tonight at the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri in a special Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson event, which was once again co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Dennis Erb, Jr. posted the sixth quickest time in Group A during the qualifying session and later ran second in heat race action. After rolling off from the inside of the sixth row in the 40-lapper, Dennis was able to move past five cars on his way to a strong sixth place showing behind only winner Jared Landers, Scott Bloomquist, Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Owens, and Steve Francis!

(May 26, 2016) The 24th edition of the 'Lucas Oil Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight at the immaculate Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series co-sanctioned the 'Cowboy Classic' prelim tonight, which drew 57 competitors to vie for the $6,000 winner's check. Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in sixteenth fastest in Group B during qualifying prior to running fifth in his loaded heat race. After grabbing the second transfer spot through his B-Main, Dennis blasted past fourteen competitors during the 45-lap headliner en route to a steady ninth place effort.

DENNIS ERB RACING SEVENTH IN LOLMDS POINTS AFTER LASALLE
(May 22, 2016)
Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series trail to a pair of venues in Wisconsin and Illinois over the May 20-21 weekend. On Friday night at Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Dennis timed in thirteenth quickest in Group A during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After starting the $10,000 to win main event from the inside of the seventh row, Dennis wound up finishing right where he started the 50-lapper... in the thirteenth position.

At LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois on Saturday evening, a $12,000 top prize was on the line in the annual running of the 'Spring Shootout.' Dennis clicked off the second fastest lap in Group B during time trials at the 1/4-mile oval and later scored an impressive victory in his heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois ace then rolled off from the outside of the second row in the 60-lap headliner and had a top five car until experiencing a freak mechanical issue that hampered the throttle linkage on his #28 machine. At the checkers of the 'Spring Shootout,' Dennis found himself eighth in the final finishing order and still sits seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings. Full results from both weekend shows can be obtained online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

ERB, JR. ADVANCES TO FIFTH IN INAUGURAL BUCKEYE NATIONALS!
(May 15, 2016)
Dennis Erb Racing extended their recent string of top five finishes over the May 13-14 weekend in the inaugural running of the 'Buckeye Nationals' at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio! The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the two-day extravaganza, which boasted a whopping $50,000 payday and drew a stellar field of 49 entrants. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the eighteenth fastest lap in Group B during Friday's qualifying session prior to blasting up to second in his heat race to finish behind only prelim winner Darrell Lanigan.

All eyes were then fixated on the 'Buckeye Nationals' on Saturday evening and Dennis rolled off from the outside of the sixth row in the 75-lap headliner. The Carpentersville, Illinois native methodically picked off seven competitors during the action-packed race and nipped Steve Francis at the finish line to garner a strong fifth place showing. Dennis, who now sits seventh in the latest LOLMDS point standings, trailed only victor Scott Bloomquist, Jonathan Davenport, Josh Richards, and Chris Madden at the checkers. Complete results from Atomic Speedway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. KNOCKS DOWN TOP FIVES AT FARMER CITY & FALS!
(May 8, 2016)
With the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sitting idle over Mother's Day weekend, Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team took advantage by staying closer to home to enter a pair of high-profile MARS DIRTcar Series and American Late Model Series (ALMS) showdowns in their home state of Illinois on May 6-7. On Friday night at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois, a $5,000 top prize was on the line in the annual running of the 'Douglas Dodge 40.' Dennis clicked off the fourth fastest lap in his group during qualifying prior to running second in heat race action. After starting the 40-lap headliner from the outside of the fourth row, Dennis blasted forward and fought valiantly for a podium finish before eventually garnering a fourth place performance behind only victor Billy Moyer, Brandon Sheppard, and Kevin Weaver.

The dirt-slinging action quickly shifted to Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois on Saturday evening for the $10,000 to win 'FALS Frenzy.' Dennis laid down the fifth quickest time overall during the qualifying session and later scored an impressive heat race triumph. After rolling off from the outside of the second row in the 50-lapper, the Carpentersville, Illinois star advanced all the way up to second before finishing a close third behind only race winner Bobby Pierce and runner-up Earl Pearson, Jr. Full results from both weekend shows can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.

ERB SETS FAST TIME, WINS HEAT, AND FINISHES THIRD IN BUD 50
(May 1, 2016)
The Dennis Erb Racing team drove through the pit gate at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday night, April 29 to compete in the $10,000 to win 'Budweiser 50,' which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. In front of a standing-room-only crowd, Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the quickest lap during the qualifying session to earn Fast Time honors and later scored an impressive heat race triumph. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the pole position, Dennis ran up front throughout the 'Budweiser 50' and eventually claimed an impressive podium performance. At the checkers, the Carpentersville, Illinois ace found himself in the third position behind only race winner Scott Bloomquist and runner-up Jonathan Davenport!

On Saturday evening, Dennis and the rest of the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series were slated to invade the tiny Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois for a $12,000 to win shootout. Unfortunately, Mother Nature took the win and pushed the race back to Tuesday, July 26. Dennis currently finds himself seventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the weekend in the Land of Lincoln. Full results from Friday's show at Tri-City Speedway can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

 

 

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