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2014 LONESTAR SEASON KICKS OFF WITH HUGE EVENT!

2014 LONESTAR SEASON KICKS OFF WITH HUGE EVENT!

11/11/2013

Kilgore, TX (11/9/13) by DarinShort.com. The 800+ horsepower cars of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series (WoOLMS) will be racing for $10,000 to win at LoneStar Speedway on Friday, March 28, 2014.

This marks the first time the WoOLMS will compete in Texas since March 27, 2010, and then it was at LoneStar, when Steve Francis topped Clint Smith, Josh Richards, Tim McCreadie and Darrell Lanigan.

Additional Series drivers, such as Shane Clanton, Rick Eckert, Tim Fuller, Eric Wells, Chub Frank, Bub McCool and Morgan Bagley will be on hand, plus a strong contingent of the top Late Model touring drivers from across the country. 33 teams competed in the last WoOLMS event at LoneStar.

Advance tickets to the event will go on sale January 30, 2014. The three LoneStar points divisions (Modifieds, Factory Stocks and Limited Modifieds) will battle it out as well, making for a great night of racing for the entire family. The WoOLMS is currently scheduled to be the second feature out that night.

Complete details will be posted at www.LoneStarSpeedway.com after the 2013 season has concluded. Visit www.WoOLMS.com for more Series information.

Mark your calendar for the return of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series to Texas at LoneStar Speedway on March 28, 2014; and join us for the final event of 2013 with the running of the $33,000 Turkey Nationals on Saturday, November 30th. Complete details and event flyer are now posted at the track website.

THANK YOU Armadillo FANS, TEAMS, WORKERS, SPONSORS

THANK YOU Armadillo FANS, TEAMS, WORKERS, SPONSORS

11/3/2013

THANK YOU to the 169 race teams that supported the LoneStar Armadillo Nationals! Teams pulled to LoneStar from throughout the region, the Midwest and as far away as Arizona.

A great and supportive fall crowd was on hand to witness the racing action. And thank you to the racers and fans that donated bikes for the kids in the stands - a total of 13 bikes were given away!

And THANK YOU to those that took the time to support the holiday food drive. It will go along way to put a smile on the face of area residents that are less fortunate.

Full results will be posted on SpeedNet soon, but here are a few quick results (unofficial) and a link to the $10,000 to win Modified championship feature event posted from Ft. Worth Star-Telegram's Don Cook:

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For more pictures and video clips from Don taken during this event, go to:

sportsblogs.star-telegram.com/motorsports/2013/11/dennie-gieber-grabs-10000-modified-win-at-lonestar-speedways-armadillo-nationals.html

$10,000 winner Finish: Geiber, Whiteaker, Catman, Ingalls, Murphrey. Murphrey had a flat aroynd lap 15. Dunn broke running 3rd on lap 34, Brown broke running 3rd on lap 25 or so. Only 2 cars lapped in feature. 50 lap feature ran in 33 minutes.

Hebert won Ltds after breaking in his Modified during the B-feature. Interestingly, Modified feature winner Geiber broke his Limited Modified in that A-feature.

The Factory Stock feature had a big wreck a couple of laps into the race, and the results/recap of that race will be posted soon.

Again, THANK YOU to everyone that supported the event...more will be coming soon!

SEE YOU NOV. 30 at LoneStar for the $33,000 TURKEY NATIONALS! Event flyer posted under 'resources' on the right side of this page!

$62,000 ARMADILLO NAT'LS TONIGHT! SAT. NOV. 2, 7PM

$62,000 ARMADILLO NAT'LS TONIGHT! SAT. NOV. 2, 7PM

10/31/2013

UPDATES for TONIGHT'S $62,000 LoneStar ARMADILLO NAT'LS FINALE (11/2, 7pm):

Tonight's exciting conclusion to the $10,000 to win LoneStar Armadillo Nationals is 100% on, as scheduled.

The NOAA forecast is clear and 70. Just bring some warm clothes to put on throughout the evening, as by the end of the event it shows temps in the 50's.

There are NO changes to the purse, structure, times, format; etc. from the original event, other than transponders will not be used.

And if you are watching the Nationwide race at TMS, that event starts at 2:30pm and usually takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete (last year was 2:06), which means it should be done around 4:45pm, giving you plenty of time to watch both events.

The 'race fan' event flyer is posted at: www.darinshort.com/armf.html (includes special fan attractions, such as 10 kids bike giveaways, 1/2 price burgers & beer promo & food drive/discount ticket offer.

The 'race team' event flyer is posted at: www.darinshort.com/arm.html (includes info regarding 'new drivers' that wish to enter the event for the first time this Saturday. New drivers must take the time to read the rules/format page on the event website to familiarize themselves.)

LOTS of ADDED ATTRACTIONS, including:

LoneStar HAPPY HOUR from 5:00-6:30 with 1/2 PRICE BURGERS & BEER!

HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE! Drop off a canned food donation at the drop off station by the ticket office and receive $2 OFF YOUR ADULT TICKET to this race!

KIDS IN COSTUMES DEALS! Kids (ages 11 & under) in full Halloween costumes will receive a ticket for a BOYS and a GIRLS bike drawings! 11 kids bikes will be given away! PLUS, a coupon to purchase a KIDS MEAL at the concession stand for just $2! Includes chicken nuggets, fries and a canned drink. What a deal!

$AVE $10 on ALL REMAINING LoneStar Armadillo Nationals T-Shirts! They will be two for $30 while supplies last! These are GREAT looking t-shirts in really awesome colors - so get yours while you can!

FIREWORKS!!! We will have FIREWORKS throughout the racing program PLUS an EXCITING ADDED ATTRACTION prior to the championship feature events!

If you are a NEW DRIVER in ANY DIVISION, you must go to the event website www.darinshort.com/arm.html and familiarize yourself with the format and rules so you know what's going on. There is no entry fee due in the Factory Stocks but there is in the Mods ($105) & Ltd Mods ($80). There is no transponder fee due as we will not be running transponders. ALL DRIVERS must have working RaceCeivers.

Here are all the feature race line-ups for Saturday night - join us for the exciting conclusion to the LoneStar Armadillo Nationals!

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Modifieds - A-Main (Laps - 50) NOV. 2
Row Inside Outside
1 15 - Gieber 89 - Whitaker Jr
2 21 - Brown 12 - Ingalls
3 83 - Martin 85 - Tillison Jr
4 25 - Murphrey 19 - Burford
5 5M - Mitchell 0 - O Neil
6 88XXX - Dunn Jr. 78 - Brutchin
7 95 - Lodge 88N - O Neil

Modifieds - B-Main 1 (Laps - 15) TOP 5 TO A
Row Inside Outside
1 43F - Mullins 8 - Ingalls
2 7P - Penny 18J - Johnson
3 15G - Lary L1 - Clevenger
4 16X - Harris 32 - Byrns
5 57 - Armstrong 16 - Henigan
6 F28 - Provence 12P - Parker
7 211 - Hatton 11M - McBride Jr
8 11 - Fears 51C - Dunn
9 15P - Parker

Modifieds - B-Main 2 (Laps - 15) TOP 5 TO A
Row Inside Outside
1 4M - Malchus 9 - Hebert
2 6 - Powers 18C - Hyde
3 409 - Babbitt 1* - Penn
4 14 - Lockey 5 - Armstrong
5 5X - Robertson 77 - Gregory
6 10 - Ishmael 0X - Pearson
7 222 - Neel 00D - Johns
8 39C - Cunningham 27 - Romine

Limited Modified - A-Main (Laps - 30) NOV. 2
Row Inside Outside
1 11 - Hebert 4S - Gieber
2 5S - Reed 0 - Martin
3 23M - Day B75 - Ball
4 84 - Lorenz 26 - Abbey
5 5 - Reed 21W - Burford
6 13 - Taylor 70M - Munson
7 9B - Moseley 8 - Murray

Limited Modified - B-Main 1 (Laps - 15) TOP 5 TO A
Row Inside Outside
1 13B - Bates 96 - Pilkington
2 30 - Brutchin C14 - Tutt
3 X - Tiner 87X - Melton
4 51 - Peters 67 - Lindow
5 18 - Henderson 70 - Chamberlain
6 00 - Coon 21X - Brittain
7 29 - Stewart 15R - Tucker

Limited Modified - B-Main 2 (Laps - 15) TOP 5 TO A
Row Inside Outside
1 54 - Autery 11K - Keel
2 23 - Nabors 7 - Gaines
3 88 - Williams 4 - Roach
4 14J - Jones B1 - Nichols
5 69J - Honea 14 - Hornbeck
6 74 - Nolen 65 - Foster
7 87 - Darland 69 - Grigsby

Factory Stocks - A-Main (Laps - 30) NOV. 2
Row Inside Outside
1 50 - Menzell 18M - McBride Jr
2 20 - Clark 18T - Chamberlain
3 77 - Furrh 50F - Fleming
4 00 - James 29 - Stewart
5 32 - Mosley 39T - Tennimon
6 SK1 - Gajewski 3B - Brantley
7 55M - Myers 3 - Reed

Factory Stocks - B-Main 1 (Laps - 15) TOP 5 TO A
Row Inside Outside
1 18 - McBride Sr H93 - Hail
2 67 - Phillips 15A - Caudle
3 34JR - Daughtry 7UP - Roy
4 136 - Lindow 15 - Fiedler
5 72 - Vines 73 - Byrd
6 63X - Pinnick 15X - Byrd
7 5H - Hanler 113 - McDade
8 68 - Smith 75E - Ellison
9 66 - Phillips 17 - Ford

Factory Stocks - B-Main 2 (Laps - 15) TOP 5 TO A
Row Inside Outside
1 72G - Green 2C - Smith
2 1UP - Roy 55 - Meazell
3 12 - Lovett 45 - Blanchard
4 63T - Kolojco 54 - Kemp Jr
5 44 - Langley 85X - Grantz
6 K5 - Clevenger 3S - Chambers
7 3X - Bonfanti K10 - Coon
8 134 - Brutchin 7 - Byles
9 13 - Jordan 8 - DeMoss

note: B-feature laps may be adjusted slightly due to final car counts.

DON'T MISS seeing who is going to earn the biggest modified payday in the state of Texas in 2013 THIS SATURDAY NIGHT at LONESTAR SPEEDWAY!

$10,000/win ARMADILLO NAT'LS FINALE: SAT. NOV. 2!

$10,000/win ARMADILLO NAT'LS FINALE: SAT. NOV. 2!

10/29/2013

**10/29 update: THE FORECAST FOR SATURDAY'S FINALE SHOWS 74 DEGREES & SUNNY - DON'T MISS THE EXCITING FINALE!

**10/11 update RACE FANS: Your new Armadillo Event Flyer Now Posted! Click link under 'resources' at the right side of this page**

**10/10 update DRIVERS: View your new event flyer at www.darinshort.com/arm.html **

LoneStar Armadillo Nationals Finale Pushed Back to Nov. 2

Kilgore, TX (9/28/13, 4:45pm) by DarinShort.com. A rapidly changing forecast coupled with the reality that it is now raining, and much more is on the way tonight and tomorrow, has left LoneStar Speedway officials no other choice than to postpone the finale of the Armadillo Nationals to Saturday, November 2nd.

Complete details and added attractions to the event will be posted in the days to come.

Note to LoneStar Campground campers: you are welcome to come back on the November 2nd event and camp in your spot free of charge.

It’s unfortunate that Mother Nature made an appearance – that wasn’t supposed to arrive until after the races tonight were over – but she did, and there’s nothing any of us can do about that.

But with two great nights of racing in the books at the Armadillo Nationals, we can all look forward to a fantastic finale on Saturday, November 2nd.

Event details will be posted at the event website: www.darinshort.com/arm.html and at the track website: www.LoneStarSpeedway.com in the days to come.

Also be watching for an exciting announcement regarding the November 30th LoneStar Turkey Nationals – our racing ‘plate’ is going to be full for that season finale!

IT'S $62,000 ARMADILLO RACE WEEK! This Thu-Sat!

IT'S $62,000 ARMADILLO RACE WEEK! This Thu-Sat!

9/25/2013

9/27AM UPDATE: We had an AWESOME kick off night last night! Click www.darinshort.com/armlive.html to view pictures and videos. Click speednetdirect.com/mobile/mobilelineup.php?&tid=8199 for lineups and results from last night - and throughout the weekend.

RACING CONTINUES TONIGHT AT 7PM - DON'T MISS IT!!! Pits open by 4, grandstands at 5, draw cutoff at 6:30. Adult tickets just $12! Details...continue reading:

FINAL $62K LSS ARMADILLO 'Early Entries;' RACING THU-SAT!

Kilgore, TX (9/25/13) by DarinShort.com. The $62,000 LoneStar Armadillo Nationals will be contested at LoneStar Speedway near Kilgore Texas on September 26-28, and the drivers listed below have submitted their early entries into the event, as of 9/24 PM.

Early online registration is now closed, however race teams can enter the event upon their arrival at the speedway this weekend. Click the event website at: www.darinshort.com/arm.html for complete registration details, including qualifying format and rules, purse breakdown, registration pricing and much more.

The DAY Motorsports Modified division will be racing for $10,000 to win and $500 to start (24th) in their 50-lap championship feature.

The Smiley's Racing Limited Modified division will be racing for $3,000 to win and $200 to start (24th) in their 30-lap championship feature.

The Blaine's Motor Supply Factory Stocks will be racing for $2,000 to win and $200 to start (24th) in their 30-lap championship feature. Factory Stocks do not have a registration fee or preregistration. Drivers will register upon their arrival to the speedway.

Pit gates open all three days by 4pm, Grandstands open at 5pm and Racing at 7pm. The draw cutoff (to be eligible for heat race passing points) is 6:30pm on Thursday and Friday's qualifying night.

Adult tickets are $12 on Thursday, $12 on Friday and $17 on Saturday. Kids ages 6-11 are $5 nightly. Ages 5 and under are free nightly with an adult. A three-day pit pass is available at the pit gate for $90. Individual pit pass prices are $30 on Thursday, $30 on Friday and $35 on Saturday.

All cars in all divisions must have working RaceCeivers. This event will be electronically timed and scored and every car in all three divisions must run transponders to ensure your car being scored properly. Transponders are a $25 rental for the weekend, and electronic timing and scoring services are provided by Professional Motor Sport Solutions based out of Kannapolis, NC.

FANS and RACE TEAMS: A live Armadillo timing and scoring link is now posted at the homepage of www.DarinShort.com - and will be active at 7pm on Thursday night.

Armadillo Nationals drivers will also be racing for the following special awards:

-IRP (Ingalls Racing Products) will be providing the top overall point getter a $500 cash bonus. Drivers in all three of the racing divisions are eligible, and the award will go to the driver receiving the highest overall point total from their qualifying night and championship night combined.

-Express Race Cars will award $250 cash for the Hard Charger in the Smiley’s Racing Products Limited Modifieds championship feature race.

-Gary Bassett of Mr. Plumber in Longview is providing $250 cash for the Hard Charger in the DAY Motorsports Modified championship feature race.

-Ultra Shield Race Products will provide each championship feature winner with an Ultra Shield Race Products Harness System Latch and Link set, and an Ultra Shield Track Mat. The Smiley’s Racing Products Modifieds will also have a Hard Luck award and that driver will receive $150 off Retail Purchase of an Ultra Shield Halo Seat & Cover Combo. Several drivers will receive boxes Ultra Shield Tear offs throughout the race weekend along with gift certificates towards 20% off Retail Price of an Ultra Shield Race Products Harness System.

2013 Armadillo Nationals Early Driver Entries - as of 9/24 PM:

MODIFIEDS:

57 Armstrong, Jason Marshall, TX
5 Armstrong, Wes Marshall, TX
409 Babbit, Corey Baytown, TX
21 Brown, Chris Baytown, TX
78 Brutchin, Billy Jack Gladewater, TX
32 Byrns, Doug Irving, TX
L1 Clevenger, Larry Shreveport, LA
39c Cunningham, Chad Mt. Vernon, TX
51x Dunn, Eoin Belcher, LA
11 Fears, Larry Kilgore, TX
16x Harris, Jeff Longview, TX
16 Henigan, Chris Marshall, TX
18c Hyde, Tater Texarkana, TX
12 Ingalls, Jason Longview, TX
8 Ingalls, Justin Longview, TX
10 Ishmael, Jeremy Tyler, TX
00x Johns, Darrell White Oak, TX
15g Lary, Geoff Sarepta, LA
14 Lockey, Kelly Tyler, TX
95 Lodge, Donovan Houston, TX
4m Malchus, Bobby Red Oak, TX
83 Martin, Eddie Stillwell, OK
11m McBride, Donny Jr. Palestine, TX
5m Mitchell, Jon Texarkana, TX
28 Mitchell, Josh Fisher, LA
43f Mullins, Bubba West Monroe, LA
25 Murphrey, Dougie Tullos, LA
222 Neel, Duane Tyler, TX
0 Oneal, Jake Tucson, AZ
88n Oneal, Nick Tucson, AZ
15p Parker, John Jasper, TX
12P Parker, Trent Florien, LA
0x Pearson, Sam Rockwall, TX
7m Penny, Greg Mt. Vernon, TX
22* Perkins, Derek Oakdale, LA
6 Powers, Donnie Henderson, TX
f28 Provence, Eddie Little Rock, AR
27 Romine, Justin Gladewater, TX
51 Strength, Brooks Florence, MS
97 White, George Ft. Worth, TX

LIMITED MODIFIEDS:

26 Abbey, Dean Waco, TX
54 Autery, B.J. Palestine, TX
b75 Ball, Waylon El Dorado, AR
21x Brittain, Chris Longview, TX
30 Brutchin, Billy Joe Longview, TX
70 Chamberlain, Kenneth Jacksonville, TX
0 Collins, Fran Cleveland, TX
00 Coon, John Kilgore, TX
87 Darland, Billy Longview, TX
23m Day, Jimmy Greenville, TX
7 Gaines, Nathan Kilgore, TX
15w Geiber, Denny Jacksonville, TX
18 Henderson, Matt Reno, TX
31 Holt, James White Oak, TX
69x Honea, Jeff Mineola, TX
14 Hornbeck, Barry Longview, TX
14j Jones, Royce Troup, TX
11k Keel, Danny Gilmer, TX
67 Lindow, Allen Longview, TX
01 Martin, Eddie Stillwell, OK
9b Moseley, Darryl Diana, TX
b1 Nichols, Scotty Gilmer, TX
74 Nolen, Keith Mabank, TX
51 Peters, Jason Rusk, TX
5s Reed, Bud Troup, TX
4 Roach, Terry Gladewater, TX
29 Stewart, Johnathan Kilgore, TX
13 Taylor, Robert Frankston, TX
X Tiner, Jason Gilmer, TX
15r Tucker, Dusty Bossier City, LA
c14 Tutt, Cory Kilgore, TX
88 Williams, Ray Longview, TX

Click www.LoneStarSpeedway.com for track information and www.darinshort.com/arm.html for complete Armadillo Nationals event information - and good luck to all race teams this weekend. It's going to be a FANtastic weeked of racing!