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HECTIC WEEK IN SOUTH DAKOTA, MINNESOTA, & NEBRASKA
(July 18, 2018)
Another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs for Dennis Erb Racing tonight in a first-ever visit to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota. The pristine Gopher State facility played host to its first Super Late Model race since 1988 and 24 competitors signed into the pit area for the 'Sturdevant's Auto Parts 50.' Dennis Erb, Jr. posted the seventh fastest lap overall during time trials and later ran third in heat race action. Dennis then started the 50-lap headliner from the inside of the fourth row before slipping back to twelfth at the unfurling of the checkered flag.

(July 17, 2018) A very busy week on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series calendar started tonight at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The 2nd Annual 'Bullet Sportswear Shootout' took place and the #28 team vied for the $10,000 winner's check in the Tuesday night special. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the fourteenth quickest time overall during the qualifying session before finishing seventh in his stacked heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois ace then moved up three positions during the 50-lap finale to place seventeenth in the final finishing order.

DENNIS ERB RACING HEADS BACK TO MIDWEST WITH LUCAS TOUR
(July 15, 2018)
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series took the Dennis Erb Racing team to a pair of venues in the states of Illinois and Missouri over the July 13-14 weekend for two $12,000 to win throwdowns. On Friday evening in the 'NAPA Know How 50' at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois, Dennis Erb, Jr. stopped the clock fifth fastest overall during the qualifying session before claiming the third transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 50-lap feature event from the outside of the fourth row, Dennis fought hard for a top ten showing in the action-packed race only to finish eleventh in the final rundown.

At the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on Saturday night, the annual running of the 'Diamond Nationals' also boasted a $12,000 winner's check. Dennis knocked down the eleventh quickest lap in Group B during time trials and later ran third in his loaded heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois ace then rolled off from the outside of the fifth row in the 50-lap headliner, but eventually slipped back to be paid for fourteenth at the pay window. Dennis currently sits thirteenth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting the 'Diamond Nationals.' Complete results from both weekend battles can be located by pointing your Internet browser to www.lucasdirt.com.

ERB, JR. DRIVES TO TOP FIVE IN GRASSY SMITH MEMORIAL!
(July 8, 2018)
Dennis Erb Racing ventured to the Southeast for a trio of scheduled Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battles from July 5-7 in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. With inclement weather taking the win on Thursday at Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, North Carolina and on Saturday at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee, the lone event to escape the clutches of Mother Nature was held on Friday evening at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. A stout field of 30 competitors signed into the pit area at the storied speedplant to vie for the $12,000 top prize in the 20th edition of the 'Grassy Smith Memorial.'

Dennis Erb, Jr. logged the tenth fastest time in Group A during the qualifying session before maneuvering his #28 machine to the front in his heat race to score the prelim win. After starting third on the grid in the 50-lap main event, Dennis hung around the front of the stellar starting field and eventually recorded an impressive fifth place performance behind only victor Scott Bloomquist, Brandon Overton, Josh Richards, and Don O'Neal. The Carpentersville, Illinois standout is now up to twelfth in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings following the visit to Gaffney. Full results can be obtained online at www.lucasdirt.com.

BUSY FOUR RACE STRETCH WITH LUCAS OIL SERIES IN OHIO
(July 3, 2018)
The hectic stretch of racing leading up to the 4th of July holiday wrapped up tonight at Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over another $12,000 to win throwdown. In front of a huge crowd at MCS, Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the seventh fastest circuit in Group A during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. After starting the 50-lapper from the inside of the seventh row, Dennis drove his #28 Black Diamond machine to a sixteenth place outing.

(July 2, 2018) The third round of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action in the Buckeye State took the #28 team to Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio tonight for the annual running of the 'Steel Valley 50.' Dennis Erb, Jr. ran sixth in his loaded heat race and later rolled off from the outside of the ninth row in the $12,000 to win main event. During the course of the 50-lap contest, which ran caution-free, Dennis struggled to find traction and eventually wound up seventeenth in the final finishing order.

(July 1, 2018) Another $12,000 top prize was on the line for the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tonight at Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio. Dennis Erb, Jr. was one of 35 entrants at the pristine facility to compete in the 2nd Annual 'Freedom 50.' Dennis stopped the clock third quickest in Group B during time trials prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his stacked heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois ace then worked his way past three competitors during the 50-lapper to notch a solid seventh place effort.

(June 30, 2018) The opening leg of a four-race Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series stretch in the Buckeye State of Ohio kicked off tonight on the banks of the Ohio River at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. A strong field of 38 competitors signed into PRP to vie for the $12,000 top prize in the annual running of the 'Independence 50.' Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the third fastest time in Group B during qualifying, but was unfortunately involved in a hard heat race wreck. After unloading the back-up car and finishing sixth in his B-Main, Dennis utilized a series provisional and eventually salvaged a fifteenth place showing in the 50-lap headliner.

DENNIS ERB RACING HITS SELECT UMP SUMMER NATIONALS SHOWS
(June 29, 2018)
The UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals and World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series co-sanctioned a $10,000 to win clash tonight at the sprawling Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Indiana. Dennis Erb, Jr. knocked down the fourth fastest lap in his group during qualifying before slipping back to eighth in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the eleventh row in the 30-lap feature event, Dennis wound up twenty-first in the final finishing order at the Hoosier State speedplant.

(June 28, 2018) The next race on the "Hell Tour" grind for the #28 team came tonight at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois. A strong field of 34 entrants were in the pit area tonight at the 1/4-mile oval to race for the $5,000 winner's check. Dennis Erb, Jr. laid down the twelfth fastest time in Group B during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. He then started the 40-lap main event from the outside of the eighth row, but vaulted past fourteen competitors en route to a stellar runner-up performance behind only victor Brian Shirley!

(June 23, 2018) Another $10,000 payday was up for grabs on the "Hell Tour" tonight in front of the loyal fan base at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois! Dennis Erb, Jr. posted the seventh quickest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to scoring a heat race triumph. After drawing the third starting spot in the 50-lap main event, Dennis ran as high as second in the running order, but later overheated and wound up slipping back to seventh by the end of the feature distance.

(June 22, 2018) Mother Nature finally gave a reprieve to the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour tonight, but several days of heavy rain through the Land of Lincoln left Tri-City Speedway with a rough, hammer-down racing surface. At the Granite City, Illinois oval, Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in fourth quickest in Group A during the qualifying session before claiming the second transfer spot through his heat race. In the rugged $10,000 to win feature event, which saw only eight drivers complete all 40 circuits, Dennis started the contest from the inside of the fourth row and retired early in the seventeenth position.

(June 21, 2018) Thursday's scheduled $5,000 to win "Hell Tour" shootout at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois has shifted to Monday, June 25 because of wet grounds and a rainy forecast. The next UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals showdown will be Friday, June 22 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois where a $10,000 payday will be up for grabs.

ERB, JR. MOVES UP TO TWELFTH IN CLASH AT THE MAG
(June 17, 2018)
Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team returned to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series scene on June 15-16 in the annual running of the 'Clash at the Mag' at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi. The two-day showdown drew 28 competitors to "The Mag" to vie for the hefty $20,000 top prize. Dennis started off his weekend by knocking down the twenty-fourth fastest lap during the qualifying session on Friday night and later grabbing the sixth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois ace then started the 100-lap headliner on Saturday evening from the outside of the ninth row and proceeded to pick off six competitors en route to a respectable twelfth place performance. Dennis still sits thirteenth in the heated LOLMDS point standings exiting the trip to Mississippi. Full results from the 'Clash at the Mag' can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. COMPETES IN SOGGY DIRT LATE MODEL DREAM
(June 10, 2018)
The Dennis Erb Racing team rolled into the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 7-9 for the annual running of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream,' which drew 78 competitors to the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant to vie for the whopping $100,000 winner's check. After Thursday night's $5,000 to win prelim was pushed back to Friday afternoon, Dennis Erb, Jr. ran seventh in his heat race and fourth in the B-Main prior to blasting past ten competitors during the 25-lap sprint to earn a fourteenth place showing. Later that evening in the regularly scheduled $10,000 to win show, Dennis placed second in his heat race and later slipped back to thirteenth in the final finishing order of the 25-lapper.

When Saturday came around at the "Big E," Dennis had earned the 27th most points in preliminary action and a spot on the front row of one of the six heat races. The Carpentersville, Illinois ace ran strong in his loaded heat race and finished fourth, which was one mere spot out of a coveted transfer position into the 100-lap main event. He was then leading his B-Main before motor problems unfortunately caused him to retire and kept him out of the 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' Complete results from the soggy weekend at Eldora Speedway can be found by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.

ERB, JR. RUNNER-UP AT GRANITE CITY & FAYETTE COUNTY!!
(June 3, 2018)
Dennis Erb Racing took advantage of an off-weekend from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series grind to enter a pair of $3,000 to win MARS Racing Series battles in their home state of Illinois on June 1-2. On Friday night at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois, Dennis Erb, Jr. clicked off the second fastest lap overall during the qualifying session prior to scoring the victory in his heat race. After starting the 30-lapper from the outside of the front row, Dennis sported a fast racecar and was able to claim an impressive runner-up effort behind only victor Brian Shirley.

At Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois on Saturday evening, a similar $3,000 top prize was on the line. Dennis stopped the clock seventh quickest during time trials and later ran second in his heat race. The Carpentersville, Illinois standout then rolled off from the outside of the second row in the A-Main and with his harder tire selection, Dennis made a late charge in the 40-lap affair. He worked his way past multiple cars including Shannon Babb and Jason Feger to make it up to the second position to garner another runner-up performance behind winner Brian Shirley. Full results from both weekend shows can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. GETS TOP TEN IN $30,000 SHOW-ME 100!
(May 27, 2018)
The #28 team was in the pit area at the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri from May 24-26 for the 26th edition of the Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100,' which was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The three-day extravaganza in the Show-Me State started with a pair of $6,000 to win preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Dennis Erb, Jr. unfortunately missed out on the 45-lap main event after finishing sixth in his heat race and tenth in his B-Main. At Wheatland on Friday evening, Dennis placed fourth in his heat race, won his B-Main, and later rallied past eleven competitors during the 40-lapper on his way to a steady eighth place performance.

By virtue of accumulating the seventeenth most points during preliminary competition, Dennis rolled off from the inside of the ninth row in Saturday's 100-lap headliner. The Carpentersville, Illinois ace was on the move early and often during the $30,000 to win 'Show-Me 100' and picked off ten racecars en route to a strong seventh place effort. Dennis still sits thirteenth in the latest version of the heated LOLMDS point standings heading into the month of June. Full results from Memorial Day weekend can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Fast Track Photos)

ERB, JR. FOLLOWS LUCAS OIL TOUR TO WISCONSIN & MINNESOTA
(May 21, 2018)
With the rain-out of Sunday's annual 'Go 50' at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska, the Dennis Erb Racing team wound up competing in a pair of $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series contests over the May 18-20 weekend in the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. On Friday night in a first-ever visit to 141 Speedway in Maribel, Wisconsin, Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in twenty-second quickest overall during the qualifying session before finishing seventh in his heat race. After starting the 50-lap main event from the inside of the tenth row, Dennis methodically worked his way past eight competitors on the bottom-dominant racing surface to secure a solid eleventh place effort.

The dirt-slinging action quickly shifted to Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota on Saturday evening for the 'NAPA North Star Nationals,' which also boasted a $12,000 payday. Dennis knocked down the third fastest lap in Group A during time trials prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the seventh row in the 50-lap headliner, the Carpentersville, Illinois star battled hard for a top ten showing before settling for a fourteenth place performance in the Gopher State. Full results can be located by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.

DENNIS ERB, JR. IMPROVES TO EIGHTH IN FARMER CITY 74
(May 13, 2018)
The Dennis Erb Racing team and driver Dennis Erb, Jr. had a pair of $10,000 to win MARS Racing Series tilts in the Land of Lincoln circled on their racing calendar over the May 11-12 weekend. With Saturday's rain-out of the annual 'FALS Frenzy' at Fairbury American Legion Speedway, the #28 team competed in one lone event on Friday evening at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois. Dennis stopped the clock fifth quickest in Group A during the qualifying session and finished fifth in his stacked heat race prior to scoring a triumph in his B-Main. Dennis then started the 'Farmer City 74' from the inside of the ninth row and immediately pointed his Black Diamond machine to the front of the strong field. The Carpentersville, Illinois hotshoe maneuvered past nine competitors in the 74-lap affair to garner a solid eighth place showing. Full results from the 1/4-mile fairgrounds venue can be accessed online at www.marsracingseries.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

ERB, JR. CLIMBS TO FOURTH IN TOYOTA KNOXVILLE 50 AT TAZ!
(May 6, 2018)
Dennis Erb Racing ventured south to the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee on Friday night, May 4 for the annual running of the 'Toyota Knoxville 50.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the one-day throwdown in the Volunteer State and a $12,000 top prize was on the line. Dennis Erb, Jr. timed in thirteenth quickest overall during the qualifying session prior to placing fourth in his loaded heat race. Dennis then drove his #28 Black Diamond racecar past six competitors during the 50-lap affair to leave "The Taz" with an impressive fourth place showing behind only victor Jonathan Davenport, Tim McCreadie, and Don O'Neal!

After Saturday's annual 'Ralph Latham Memorial' was washed out at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky, the #28 team quickly headed back north to LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois and barely made it in time to compete in the $3,000 to win 'Land of Lincoln 40,' which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series. Dennis ran second in heat race action and had vaulted up to third in the running order in the 40-lapper when he unfortunately slowed to draw a lap 22 caution flag. The culprit was a dirt clod or a rock that hit the fuel pump, which cut off the supply of fuel to the motor and relegated Dennis to a disappointing eighteenth place performance. Complete results from both weekend races can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com and www.mlraracing.com. (MRM Racing Photo)

 

 

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