Leads Early; Lands on DTWC Podium!
18, 2020) Following
a rare weekend off due to a pair of rain-outs in Georgia, the 2020
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season wrapped up on October 16-17
in the Buckeye State of Ohio. The 40th edition of the storied 'Dirt
Track World Championship' took place at Portsmouth Raceway Park
in Portsmouth, Ohio and 63 competitors were on hand to vie for the
whopping $100,000 winner's check. Tim McCreadie, sporting a special
paint scheme for Bilstein Shocks, started off his weekend by earning
Fast Time honors during the qualifying session and securing a heat
race victory on Friday night.
After starting Saturday's 100-lap DTWC from the pole position,
Tim led the first 23 circuits of the extra-distance affair. At the
checkers, the Watertown, New York superstar found himself on the
podium in third behind only victor Brandon Sheppard and runner-up
Ricky Thornton, Jr. "T-Mac" was officially placed second
in the final version of the LOLMDS point standings following the
contest! Full results from the crown jewel extravaganza at PRP can
be located by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Flat Tire Dooms T-Mac
Late in Pittsburgher 100
4, 2020) Following
a rain-out on Friday night at Raceway 7 in Conneaut, Ohio, Tim McCreadie
returned to competition on Saturday evening, October 3 at the sprawling
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Pennsylvania.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series one again presided over the
32nd Annual 'Pittsburgher 100' and 35 entrants signed into the pit
area to vie for the whopping $20,000 payday in the single-day shootout.
Tim stopped the clock third fastest in Group B during the qualifying
session before running second in his loaded heat race. After starting
sixth on the grid in the 100-lap headliner, Tim had just found his
way to the lead on lap 82 before suffering an untimely flat right
front tire. The Watertown, New York star, who sits second in the
LOLMDS point standings, wound up finishing thirteenth in the final
rundown of the 'Pittsburgher 100.' Complete results from last night
at PPMS can be accessed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Pockets $15,000
for Second Jackson 100 Title!
27, 2020) Continuing
his recent hot streak, Tim McCreadie topped a stellar 60 car field
on Saturday night, September 26 to capture his second career 'Jackson
100' title at the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana!
Tim won his heat race in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series preliminary
action and later started the 100-lap mega-event from the outside
of the second row. The Watertown, New York star then grabbed the
top spot from Jonathan Davenport on the fifteenth circuit and led
the remainder of the feature distance to pocket the $15,000 grand
prize for his ninth victory of 2020 over Davenport, Tanner English,
Zack Dohm, and Earl Pearson, Jr.!
Earlier in the 41st Annual 'Jackson 100' weekend at the 1/4-mile,
semi-banked oval, Tim picked up another heat race win on Friday
evening before starting the $10,000 to win main event from the outside
of the second row. "T-Mac" unfortunately slipped back
in the 40-lapper and netted an eighth place performance in the weekend
lid lifter. Tim still sits second in the latest version of the LOLMDS
point standings exiting the Hoosier State. Complete results from
the 'Jackson 100' weekend can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
T-Mac Wins $30,000
I-80 Nationals in Thrilling Fashion!!!
20, 2020) Tim
McCreadie, of Watertown, New York, recorded his eighth feature win
of the 2020 campaign on Saturday night, September 19 in the 'I-80
Nationals' grand finale at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska!
Tim had earned the fourth most points during preliminary action
earlier in the three-day weekend, which locked him into the outside
of the second row for the start of the 80-lap headliner. Tim then
led laps 7-37 before running down race leader Jimmy Owens to retake
the point on the 78th circuit. "T-Mac" then paced the
stout field for the final three laps to bag the whopping $30,000
payday ahead of Owens, Ricky Thornton, Jr., Josh Richards, and Kyle
In preliminary action at the Cornhusker State venue, Tim won his
heat race on Thursday night prior to advancing up to eighth in the
$7,000 to win weekend opener. At I-80 Speedway on Friday evening,
Tim clicked off the fastest lap in Group B during Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series qualifying, ran second in his heat race, and led
laps 10-26 of the 30-lapper before landing in the second spot behind
only $7,000 victor Jimmy Owens. Tim still sits second in the latest
version of the LOLMDS point standings heading into Brownstown (IN)
Speedway next weekend! Complete results from the 'I-80 Nationals'
can be obtained by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Runner-Up
in Intercontinental Classic!
13, 2020) Paylor
Motorsports made the trek to Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on
September 10-12 for the 'Intercontinental Classic,' which was a
fan-less event that took the place of the annual 'World 100.' The
three-day weekend kicked off with a pair of $10,000 to win preliminary
programs. On Thursday night in the opener, Tim McCreadie ran second
in his heat race and fourth in the 30-lap feature behind only race
winner Josh Richards, Brandon Overton, and Ricky Weiss. At the "Big
E" on Friday evening in a similar showdown, Tim placed third
in his stacked heat race before climbing to sixth in the 30-lapper.
At Eldora Speedway on Saturday, a whopping $50,000 windfall was
on the line in the 'Intercontinental Classic' finale. Tim once again
finished third in his heat race and later rolled off from the inside
of the fifth row in the 67-lap headliner. Looking for another big
payday at Eldora, the Watertown, New York superstar blitzed to the
front of the field to eventually finish a strong runner-up behind
only race winner Jonathan Davenport! Complete results from the action-packed
weekend in the Buckeye State can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
McCreadie Climbs to
Fifth at Ponderosa Speedway!
6, 2020) Tim
McCreadie and his #39 team headed to Ponderosa Speedway in Junction
City, Kentucky and Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on
September 4-5 for a pair of $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series shootouts. On Friday night in the annual 'John Bradshaw
Memorial' at Ponderosa, Tim ran third in his loaded heat race prior
to passing seven competitors during the 50-lap feature event to
land in the fifth finishing position behind only race winner Jonathan
Davenport, Billy Moyer, Jr., Mike Marlar, and Zack Dohm. At PRP
on Saturday evening in the 'Bob Miller Memorial River Days Rumble
50,' Tim earned Fast Time honors during qualifying, ran second in
his heat race, and was up to second in the 50-lapper before a broken
hub on lap 33 dropped the Watertown, New York standout to a disappointing
eighteenth place performance. Full results from both Labor Day weekend
shows can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Excited to Form Partnership with RFH
4, 2020) With
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victories in each of the last three
weekends - including the $50,000 'North/South 100' triumph at Florence
Speedway in Union, Kentucky on August 15, Tim McCreadie comes into
the Labor Day doubleheader with the national touring series as one
of the hottest drivers in the country. When the Paylor Motorsports
team unloads their potent #39 Longhorn Chassis at Ponderosa Speedway
in Junction City, Kentucky and Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth,
Ohio on September 4-5, fans will notice a new partnership with Racing
For Heroes proudly displayed on the nose of McCreadie's ride, which
is owned by Donald and Gena Bradsher.
Racing For Heroes, headquartered in Alton, Virginia, is a nonprofit
organization that empowers the lives of our nations veterans through
motorsports, health, wellness, and employment opportunities. Ultimately,
RFH exists to prevent veteran suicide. They are an approved 501(c)3
Veteran Service Organization who asks for your support by donating
online at www.RacingForHeroes.org.
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T-Mac Tops Port Royal
Field for $10,000 Payday!
30, 2020) Tim McCreadie's seventh overall
win of 2020 came in dominant fashion in night one of the 'Rumble
by the River' at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania
on Thursday night, August 27! Tim clicked off the fastest lap in
Group A during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying session
and later secured a heat race triumph. After starting the 30-lap
main event from the pole position, "T-Mac" controlled
the stout field from green to checkers to land the $10,000 top prize
ahead of Kyle Strickler, Jimmy Owens, Chris Ferguson, and Kyle Larson!
Following a rain-out on Friday evening, a $15,000 winner's check
was on the line for the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series on Saturday, August 29 at Port Royal Speedway.
In front of a huge crowd, Tim qualified well and later ran second
in heat race action. The Watertown, New York superstar then started
the 50-lap 'Rumble by the River' finale from the inside of the fourth
row and was able to advance two spots to nab a top five finish.
At the checkers, Tim found himself in the fifth position behind
only victor Kyle Larson, Brandon Sheppard, Gregg Satterlee, and
Chris Ferguson. He has now moved up to second in the latest version
of the LOLMDS point standings heading into the month of September!
Full results from Port Royal can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Wins
Topless 100 Prelim for $5,000!
23, 2020) Watertown, New York star Tim McCreadie
was back in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory lane in thrilling
fashion in the 'Topless 100' lid lifter on Thursday night, August
20 at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, Arkansas! Tim won
his heat race in preliminary action and later started the 30-lap
main event from the inside of the third row. He then tracked down
race long leader Jimmy Owens with only two circuits remaining to
make the pass for the $5,000 win. Tim's sixth overall victory of
the season came over Owens, Dale McDowell, Earl Pearson, Jr., and
Billy Moyer, Jr.!
At Batesville on Friday evening, another $5,000 top prize was up
for grabs in the popular roof-less event. Tim ran second in his
stacked heat race and later moved up to eighth in the 30-lapper,
which was contested on a one-groove track that was not conducive
to much passing. By virtue of racking up the second most points
in preliminary action, Tim rolled off from the outside of the front
row in Saturday's annual 'Topless 100.' With a hefty $40,000 paycheck
on the line, Tim ran up front early before pitting around the halfway
mark with a flat tire. After restarting from the tail in the 100-lap
crown jewel spectacular, "T-Mac" rallied back through
the talented field to salvage a third place podium performance behind
only race winner Jimmy Owens and runner-up Earl Pearson, Jr.! Full
results from the 28th edition of the COMP Cams 'Topless 100' can
be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Roars to
Second North/South 100 Title!!!
16, 2020) Tim McCreadie recorded his second
career 'North/South 100' title on Saturday night, August 15 in exciting
fashion at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky! After
picking up a win in his first heat race on Friday and advancing
to seventh in his second prelim on Saturday afternoon, Tim grabbed
the second transfer spot through his B-Main to advance into the
100-lap crown jewel main event. After rolling off from the outside
of the tenth row in the 'North/South 100,' Tim roared to the front
of the stellar field and eventually worked his way past leader Jimmy
Owens to nab the point on lap 88. The Watertown, New York superstar
then led the remainder of the feature distance to pocket the whopping
$50,000 payday ahead of Brandon Overton, Jimmy Owens, Chris Ferguson,
and Dale McDowell!
Earlier in the action-packed weekend at the Cincinnati-area speedplant,
Tim racked up a pair of top fives in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
action. Tim ran fourth in his heat race on Wednesday, won his B-Main,
and later blasted past fifteen competitors during the $12,000 to
win 'Ralph Latham Memorial' to finish fourth behind only victor
Jimmy Owens, Shane Clanton, and Ricky Weiss. In the $10,000 to win
'North/South Shootout' on Thursday evening, "T-Mac" placed
second in his heat race and fifth in the 50-lapper behind only race
winner Mike Marlar, Brandon Overton, Zack Dohm, and Jimmy Owens.
Tim now sits third in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings
following the consistent weekend in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Full results from Florence Speedway can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Steers
to Silver Dollar Nationals Top Five!
26, 2020) A hectic stretch with the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series concluded from July 23-25 in a lucrative
weekend at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. The three-day spectacular
for the ground-pounding Super Late Models started on Thursday night
with the 'Dirt Track Bank Go 50,' which carried a $12,000 payday.
Tim McCreadie ran eighth in both his stacked heat race and his B-Main,
which forced him to rely on a series provisional to gain access
into the 50-lap main event. The Watertown, New York star was not
able to make up much ground in the feature; however, as he eventually
wound up being paid for a twenty-first place showing.
On Friday evening at the 4/10-mile speedplant, two
rounds of heat races were on tap to help set the stage for Saturday's
grand finale. Tim ran fourth in his first heat race of the night
and later secured a popular win in his final prelim. By virtue of
racking up the seventh most passing points during preliminary action,
"T-Mac" rolled off from the inside of the fourth row in
Saturday's $53,000 to win 'Silver Dollar Nationals.' During the
101-lap crown jewel event, Tim was steady throughout the contest
and eventually climbed to a stellar fourth place performance behind
only race winner Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Thornton, Jr., and Chad
Simpson! Full results from all three days at I-80 Speedway can be
viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie's Busy Week
Highlighted by Podium Effort
20, 2020) Tim
McCreadie and the #39 team were ultra-busy from July 13-19 in a
quartet of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series specials in the states
of Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. On Monday night at 300 Raceway
in Farley, Iowa, Tim placed fourth in his stacked heat race, suffered
a flat tire early in the $10,000 to win feature event, and rallied
back through the field to land on the podium after fifty green flag
circuits in third behind only race winner Josh Richards and runner-up
Jimmy Owens. At Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday
evening in a $12,000 to win battle, Tim utilized a series provisional
and later climbed fourteen spots during the 50-lapper en route to
a steady ninth place showing.
The action then quickly shifted to the state-of-the-art Lucas Oil
Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri for two more series races. In Saturday's
annual 'Show-Me 100,' which boasted a hefty $20,000 top prize, Tim
placed fourth in his heat race and later wound up nineteenth in
the final finishing order of the 100-lap main event. At Wheatland
on Sunday in the $12,000 to win 'Diamond Nationals,' the Watertown,
New York star finished fifth in his heat race, won his B-Main, and
later moved up to tenth in the 50-lap headliner. "T-Mac"
currently finds himself fourth in the latest version of the LOLMDS
point standings. Full results can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Sixth
in Florence Weekend Opener
12, 2020) The
Paylor Motorsports team made their way to Florence Speedway in Union,
Kentucky on July 10-11 for two more pivotal Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series point races. Despite getting rained-out at the Cincinnati-area
speedplant on Saturday evening, Friday's $12,000 to win 'Summer
Sizzler Nationals' opener went off without a hitch. Tim McCreadie
placed second in his stacked heat race to earn the outside of the
fourth row for the 50-lap main event. "T-Mac" then enjoyed
a strong run during the action-packed contest and eventually landed
in the sixth finishing position behind only race winner Earl Pearson,
Jr., Josh Rice, Zack Dohm, Kyle Bronson, and Trevor Landrum. Complete
results from Florence can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Back in Top
Five at Portsmouth Raceway Park!
5, 2020) The
Independence Day holiday weekend for the #39 team took them to the
Buckeye State for a pair of $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series programs on July 3-4. On Friday night at Muskingum County
Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio, Tim McCreadie ran second in his stacked
heat race, but later drew a lap nine caution during the 50-lapper
and pitted several times before winding up twentieth in the final
finishing order. At Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio
on Saturday evening in the annual 'Independence 50,' Tim placed
third in heat race action before passing four competitors during
the 50-lap contest to bag a strong fifth place performance behind
only race winner Jimmy Owens, Jonathan Davenport, Billy Moyer, Jr.,
and Kyle Bronson. "T-Mac" now finds himself fourth in
the latest version of the heated LOLMDS point standings. Complete
results from both Ohio facilities can be viewed by pointing your
web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.