ERB, JR. BACK ON
LUCAS OIL SERIES TRAIL IN OHIO & INDIANA
22, 2015) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team returned
to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series scene in a pair of $10,000
to win events on March 20-21 at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe,
Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. On Friday
night in the Buckeye State, Dennis finished eighth in his heat
race and ninth in his B-Main, but later received a series provisional
to gain access into the 'Buckeye Spring 50.' During the course
of the rough and tumble 50-lapper, Dennis was able to move past
fifteen competitors - primarily on the bottom portion of the
speedplant - en route to a solid eighth place performance.
At Brownstown on Saturday evening, the 18th edition
of the 'Indiana Icebreaker' took place and another $10,000 top
prize was on the line. Dennis ran fifth in his stacked heat
race, but later earned the second transfer spot through his
B-Main. In the 50-lap headliner, which was contested on a one-groove
racing surface, the Carpentersville, Illinois ace moved up three
spots on his way to a sixteenth place effort. Dennis currently
finds himself eleventh in the latest LOLMDS point standings
following the doubleheader weekend. Full results can be viewed
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM VOLUSIA...
21, 2015) The 44th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals'
came to a close earlier tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in
Barberville, Florida, as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series
sanctioned yet another $10,000 to win extravaganza. Carpentersville,
Illinois ace Dennis Erb, Jr. ran sixth in heat race action,
but later grabbed the second transfer spot through his consolation
event. After rolling off from the inside of the tenth row in
the 50-lap 'DIRTcar Nationals' finale, Dennis retired after
only 30 circuits and was officially relegated to twentieth in
the final rundown.
(February 20, 2015)
Another $10,000 winner's check was up for grabs tonight
in the penultimate event of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' at Volusia
Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. Dennis Erb, Jr. fought
a tight racecar all night long tonight and wound up eleventh
in his loaded heat race and sixteenth in his consolation race.
Unfortunately, Dennis was unable to transfer into the 50-lap
World of Outlaws Late Model Series feature event, which was
won by Shane Clanton.
(February 19, 2015)
The World of Outlaws Late Model Series made their first
appearance at Volusia Speedway Park in 2015 tonight, as the
national touring series presided over another $10,000 to win
showdown at the Barberville, Florida facility. Dennis Erb, Jr.
knocked down the fifteenth fastest lap in Group A during WOOLMS
qualifying and later ran fifth in heat race action. After grabbing
the second and final transfer spot through his B-Main, Dennis
advanced up to fourteenth in the 50-lap feature event tonight
(February 18, 2015)
Night three of the 44th Annual 'DIRTcar Nationals'
was held tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida
and a $10,000 top prize was on the line in the UMP DIRTcar Series
special. Dennis Erb, Jr. qualified fifth quickest in his group
during time trials prior to finishing fourth in his heat race.
Following a win in his B-Main, Dennis proceeded to pass ten
cars during the 40-lapper on his way to a steady eleventh place
(February 17, 2015)
Heavy afternoon rain showers at Volusia Speedway Park
expected to continue throughout the day forced track officials
to cancel tonight's racing action at the 'DIRTcar Nationals.'
Things will resume at the Daytona Beach-area speedplant tomorrow
evening, as a $10,000 windfall awaits the victor of the UMP
DIRTcar Series showdown!
(February 16, 2015)
The 44th edition of the 'DIRTcar Nationals' commenced
tonight at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. The
UMP DIRTcar Series presided over a $7,000 to win program and
43 competitors signed in to do battle at the 1/2-mile oval.
Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in seventh quickest in his group during
the qualifying session and later placed sixth in his loaded
heat race. After taking the win in his consolation event, Dennis
picked off nine competitors during the 30-lap headliner en route
to a steady ninth place performance.
NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM EAST BAY...
14, 2015) The 39th edition of the 'Winternationals'
wrapped up tonight at East Bay Raceway Park with a $10,000 to
win finale, which was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series. In front of the television cameras of
the Lucas Oil Production Studios, Dennis Erb, Jr. qualified
fourth fastest in Group B prior to claiming a second place finish
in heat race action. After starting the 50-lapper from the outside
of the fourth row, Dennis slipped back to sixteenth at the finish
of the East Bay finale.
(February 13, 2015)
A pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series shows were
held tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida
- the regularly scheduled $10,000 to win program, as well as
the rained-out event from Monday, which carried a $5,000 payday.
Dennis Erb, Jr. ran fourth in his heat race and nineteenth in
the 50-lap points race, while he finished fifth in his heat
race and thirteenth in the rain-postponed 25-lapper, which was
(February 12, 2015)
Another $7,000 winner's check was up for grabs tonight
at the "Clay by the Bay," as the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series presided over a non-points battle at East Bay Raceway
Park. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the sixth quickest lap in
Group B during qualifying tonight and later grabbed the third
transfer spot through his heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois
star was then knocking on the door of the top five before getting
caught up in a lap 25 tangle. Dennis restarted from the tail
end of the field and finished the 45-lap headliner in the eighteenth
(February 11, 2015)
Round two of the 39th Annual 'Winternationals' was
held tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida
and a $7,000 top prize was on the line in another non-points
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tilt. Dennis Erb, Jr. laid
down the second fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying
session prior to scoring another win in heat race action. Unfortunately,
Dennis could not duplicate his success from night one at the
Tampa-area venue, as he slipped back to finish eighteenth in
the final rundown of the 35-lapper.
10, 2015) Dennis Erb, Jr. claimed an exciting
win tonight in race one of the 39th Annual 'Winternationals'
at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida! Dennis swept
the night's racing activities, as he set Fast Time of 42 entrants
during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to
scoring a heat race victory. After an early back-and-forth duel
with Billy Moyer in the 25-lapper, Dennis took the lead for
good on lap ten and went on to bag the $5,000 payday ahead of
Earl Pearson, Jr., Billy Moyer, Bobby Pierce, and Brandon Sheppard!
(February 9, 2015)
Officials of East Bay Raceway Park and the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series have postponed tonight’s events
from the 39th Annual 'Winternationals' due to heavy rain showers.
Details concerning if or when the $5,000 to win race may be
made up will be announced by or at the driver’s meeting
tomorrow, February 10.
SUPER BOWL OF RACING
NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM GOLDEN ISLES...
7, 2015) The 'Super Bowl of Racing' finale was
held tonight at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia
and Dennis Erb, Jr. had his sights set on the $10,000 payday.
Dennis clicked off the ninth quickest time in Group B during
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying and later grabbed
the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race.
After starting the 50-lapper from the outside of the seventh
row, Dennis blasted past eight competitors during the televised
race en route to a sixth place showing behind only winner Jonathan
Davenport, Earl Pearson, Jr., Brandon Sheppard, Scott Bloomquist,
and Ross Bailes.
(February 6, 2015)
After choosing to skip last night's non-points opener
at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia, Dennis Erb,
Jr. kicked off his version of the 2015 season tonight in the
first points race for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
Dennis posted the eleventh quickest lap in Group B during the
qualifying session and later placed fifth in his loaded heat
race. After grabbing the third transfer spot through his B-Main,
Dennis started the $10,000 to win feature event from the inside
of the tenth row. The Carpentersville, Illinois native then
rallied past eight cars during the 50-lap A-Main to bag an eleventh
place effort in his season lid lifter.
DENNIS ERB, JR.
RELEASES TENTATIVE VERSION OF 2015 SCHEDULE!
(December 30, 2014) As
the new year rapidly approaches, Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28
team released a tentative version of their upcoming 2015 racing
schedule today right here at www.DennisErb.com! The bulk of
the events will be sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series, as Dennis once again plans to follow the national touring
series on a full-time basis. The 2015 campaign will start with
the annual running of the 'Super Bowl of Racing' at Golden Isles
Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia from February 5-7. You can view
the released dates by clicking on the SCHEDULE
page of the website!