Clinches First LOLMDS Championship in Georgia!
11, 2021) Following a tenth place showing
on Tuesday in a Big Block Modified at Brewerton (NY) Speedway, Tim
McCreadie was back behind the wheel of his familiar #39 Paylor Motorsports
entry in a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battles at Dixie
Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia and Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia
on October 9-10. On Saturday night in the annual running of the
'Dixie Shootout,' which shelled out a $15,000 top prize, Tim clicked
off the fastest lap in Group B during qualifying prior to winning
his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the front row
in the 50-lap headliner, Tim hung around the front of the stellar
field and raced hard for a strong fourth place performance behind
only victor Jonathan Davenport, Brandon Overton, and Chris Madden!
In the 'Rome Showdown' on Sunday evening, Tim qualified well and
later secured a heat race triumph at the track dubbed as the "World's
Fastest 1/2-Mile Clay Oval." After starting the 40-lapper from
the inside of the second row, the Watertown, New York superstar
claimed an impressive third place podium performance behind only
$10,000 winner Jonathan Davenport and runner-up Brandon Overton.
With the consistent weekend, Tim has officially wrapped up the 2021
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship and will
be crowned in a celebration at next weekend's DTWC at Portsmouth
(OH) Raceway Park! Complete results from the Peach State doubleheader
can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Gets
Ninth Win of 2021 at Raceway 7!
3, 2021) Tim McCreadie and Paylor Motorsports
celebrated in victory lane for the ninth time in 2021 on Friday
night, October 1 in the 'Great Lakes 50' at Raceway 7 in Conneaut,
Ohio! Tim earned Fast Time honors in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
qualifying before picking up a victory in his heat race. After starting
the 50-lap feature from the pole position, "T-Mac" led
the first three circuits and lap 39 before taking the point for
good on the 42nd circuit when fellow front row starter Shane Clanton
suffered a flat tire. Tim then led the remainder of the distance
to pocket the $12,000 payday ahead of a top five that included runner-up
Josh Richards, Earl Pearson, Jr., Kyle Bronson, and Jimmy Owens!
On Saturday evening, October 2, a $20,000 top prize was up for
grabs in the annual running of the 'Pittsburgher 100' at Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Pennsylvania. Tim once
again laid down the quickest overall lap during the qualifying session
and won his heat race to earn the coveted pole position. The Watertown,
New York ace, who still finds himself on top of the heated LOLMDS
point standings, stayed towards the front of the field during the
100-lapper and eventually nabbed a solid third place podium performance
behind only victor Hudson O'Neal and runner-up Earl Pearson, Jr.
Full results from the doubleheader weekend can be found online by
clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Point Leader McCreadie
Runner-Up in Night Before the Jackson!
26, 2021) The month of September for the
Paylor Motorsports team wrapped up with three straight nights of
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action at the legendary Brownstown
Speedway from September 23-25. The tripleheader at the storied Brownstown,
Indiana oval kicked off on Thursday evening with the conclusion
of the rescheduled 'Indiana Icebreaker' from March, which shelled
out a $15,000 winner's check. Tim McCreadie started eighth on the
feature grid in the 50-lapper and was able to move up one spot on
the rough racing surface en route to a solid seventh place showing.
On Friday at the Jackson County fairgrounds facility,
the 'Night Before the Jackson' program was held and a $10,000 top
prize was up for grabs. Tim placed second in his loaded heat race
and later vaulted up to an impressive runner-up performance in the
40-lap main event to trail only victor Tyler Erb. The LOLMDS triple
shot then concluded on Saturday with the 42nd Annual 'Jackson 100'
and the current series point leader was gunning for the $20,000
payday. "T-Mac" finished seventh in his heat race and
third in his B-Main prior to passing nine competitors during the
100-lap mega-event on his way to salvaging a steady twelfth place
effort. Complete results from all three weekend races in the Hoosier
State can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Leads Three
Times; Finishes Second at Knoxville!
19, 2021) Next up on the racing calendar
for the #39 team was a visit to the historic Knoxville Raceway from
September 16-18 for the 17th edition of the 'Lucas Oil Late Model
Knoxville Nationals.' The three-day crown jewel extravaganza at
the Knoxville, Iowa speedplant started with a pair of preliminary
programs - each of which boasted a $7,000 winner's check. Tim McCreadie
won his heat race in Thursday's opener prior to placing sixth in
the 25-lap feature event. In the Hawkeye State on Friday night,
Tim once again won his heat race before advancing up to finish fourth
in the 25-lapper behind only winner Tyler Erb, Brandon Sheppard,
and Tyler Bruening.
At the 1/2-mile oval on Saturday, all eyes were focused on the
conclusion of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie, as a
whopping $50,000 paycheck was up for grabs. By virtue of racking
up the highest point total during preliminary action, Tim earned
the rights to the pole position for the start of the 100-lap headliner.
After leading the first ten circuits, the current LOLMDS point leader
also led laps 40 and 89 en route to a close runner-up performance
behind only victor Mike Marlar! Complete results from Knoxville
Raceway can be accessed online by visiting www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Wins
Eldora Prelim; Flexes Muscle All Week!
12, 2021) The Paylor Motorsports team found
themselves in the pit area at the famed Eldora Speedway from September
8-11 to compete in double 'World 100s,' which kicked off on Wednesday
evening at the storied Rossburg, Ohio facility with a pair of Twin
25 prelims for the 51st edition of the "Granddaddy of Them
All." Tim McCreadie ran second in his heat race for the opener
and later led laps 18-25 of the prelim to secure his eighth victory
of the season and the $10,000 paycheck ahead of runner-up Shannon
Babb, Darrell Lanigan, Hudson O'Neal, and Jimmy Owens. In Thursday's
annual running of the 'World 100,' Tim suffered power steering problems
in his heat race, received a high point provisional into the $54,000
to win headliner, and later blasted past seventeen competitors during
the 100-lapper to bag an impressive runner-up performance behind
only victor Brandon Overton!
Another pair of $10,000 to win Twin 25s then started the 50th Annual
'World 100' on Friday night at the "Big E." Tim placed
third in his loaded heat race before starting/finishing fifth in
his 25-lap sprint behind only race winner Gregg Satterlee, Bobby
Pierce, Brandon Sheppard, and Nick Hoffman. The hectic week at the
1/2-mile, high-banked oval then wrapped up on Saturday with another
'World 100' and a $53,000 top prize was on the line. "T-Mac"
grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his heat race
before passing fourteen competitors during the 100-lap crown jewel
extravaganza to notch an impressive fourth place showing behind
only winner Jonathan Davenport, Mike Marlar, and Brandon Overton.
Complete results from the entire week in the Buckeye State can be
viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Zach Yost Photography)
McCreadie Masters Portsmouth
for $15,000 Windfall!
5, 2021) With today's rain-out of the annual
'Hillbilly Hundred' at Tyler County (WV) Speedway, the Paylor Motorsports
team competed in only two marquee events over the Labor Day holiday
weekend in the states of South Carolina and Ohio. On Saturday evening,
September 4, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series took the #39 team
to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio for the 'River Days
Rumble 50.' Tim McCreadie won his heat race in preliminary action
at PRP and later took the lead on the fifth circuit of the 50-lap
headliner from his third starting spot. "T-Mac" then held
the point throughout the remainder of the contest to bag the $15,000
windfall for his seventh triumph of the season over Devin Moran,
Ricky Thornton, Jr., Tyler Erb, and Jimmy Owens!
Earlier in the extended weekend, Tim vied for the
whopping $40,000 top prize on Thursday night, September 2 in the
rescheduled 'Rock Gault Memorial' at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney,
South Carolina. A total of 33 competitors signed in to the "Place
Your Momma Warned You About" to do battle in the World of Outlaws
Morton Buildings Late Model Series special. Tim placed third in
his stacked heat race prior to vaulting from his tenth starting
position in the 60-lap feature. The Watertown, New York superstar
was up inside of the top five late in the distance before a flat
tire relegated him to a disappointing fourteenth place showing.
Complete results from both high-profile shows can be viewed online
T-Mac Pockets $12,000
for Port Royal Speedway Triumph!
29, 2021) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
took the #39 team to Port Royal Speedway from August 26-28 for the
three-day 'Rumble by the River,' which kicked off on Thursday night
with a $10,000 to win shootout. Tim McCreadie got into the wall
during his heat race and finished fourth in the prelim, but later
blitzed past eleven competitors during the 30-lap feature en route
to a strong fifth place showing behind only victor Hudson O'Neal,
Jonathan Davenport, Ricky Thornton, Jr., and Shane Clanton.
On Friday evening, Tim emerged victorious for his sixth feature
win of the 2021 racing season. The Watertown, New York ace won his
heat race, took the lead on lap two of the headliner, and held the
point for the remainder of the 40-lapper to bag the $12,000 triumph
over Jimmy Owens, Tyler Erb, Shane Clanton, and Hudson O'Neal!
A whopping $30,000 top prize was then scheduled to
be on the line on Saturday at the Port Royal, Pennsylvania speed
palace. Unfortunately, heavy rain showers during the late afternoon
washed out the 'Rumble by the River' grand finale. Tim still finds
himself atop of the heated LOLMDS point standings exiting the Keystone
State. Complete results from Port Royal can be viewed online by
clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
in Batesville Opener; Fourth in Topless 100
22, 2021) The Paylor Motorsports team made
the trip to Batesville Motor Speedway on August 19-21 for the 29th
edition of the 'Topless 100.' The popular roofless crown jewel event
was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
and started with a pair of $5,000 to win preliminary races. Following
a rain-out on Thursday at the Locust Grove, Arkansas facility, Tim
McCreadie won his heat race and later moved past three competitors
during the 30-lap sprint to record a strong runner-up performance
behind only prelim victor Jimmy Owens!
When Saturday rolled around at BMS, a record crowd
assembled at the track to see who would emerge victorious in the
'Topless 100,' which once again boasted a whopping $40,000 payday.
By virtue of racking up the second most points on Friday, Tim started
Saturday's 100-lap headliner from the outside of the front row.
After leading the first nine circuits of the contest, the current
LOLMDS point leader hung around the front and eventually knocked
down a solid fourth place effort behind only race winner Hudson
O'Neal, Jonathan Davenport, and Brandon Overton! Complete results
from the Batesville biggie can be accessed by pointing your web
browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Leads
Early; Runner-Up in North/South 100!
15, 2021) The #39 team was in the pit area
at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky from August 12-14, as the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the annual running
of the 'North/South 100.' Things started at the Cincinnati-area
venue on Thursday with a tune-up event dubbed as the 'North/South
Shootout.' Tim McCreadie scored a win in his heat race and later
started the $10,000 to win main event from the outside of the second
row. "T-Mac" then moved up to the third spot to land on
the podium after fifty circuits to trail only victor Brandon Overton
and runner-up Ricky Thornton, Jr.
On Friday night at Florence Speedway, double heat
races were held to help determine the starting lineup for the 38th
Annual 'North/South 100.' Tim secured a victory in both of his heat
races to earn the most passing points and the pole position for
Saturday's $50,000 to win crown jewel headliner. The Watertown,
New York superstar then led the first 21 circuits in the 100-lap
affair before eventually winding up a strong runner-up behind only
race winner Brandon Overton. Tim still finds himself atop the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series point standings exiting the 'North/South
100' weekend. Complete results from the action-packed weekend can
be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
in $53,000 Silver Dollar Nationals!
25, 2021) Paylor Motorsports trekked west
to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska from July 20-24 for a lucrative
stretch of racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Things
kicked off with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary shows leading
into the 'I-80 Nationals.' Tim McCreadie advanced up to seventh
in Tuesday night's 30-lap feature, while he was forced to a back-up
car on Wednesday and rallied from the back to finish eleventh in
the 30-lapper. By virtue of racking up the fourteenth most points
in preliminary competition, Tim earned the rights to the outside
of the seventh row for the $30,000 to win headliner on Thursday.
The Watertown, New York star eventually finished right where he
started in the 53-lap main event... the fourteenth position.
Over the weekend at the Cornhusker State venue, a
whopping $53,000 top prize was up for grabs in the annual running
of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals.' In the double set of heat races
on Friday evening, Tim placed third in his first heat race, while
he advanced up to second in his final prelim. "T-Mac"
accumulated the fifth most passing points and rolled off from the
inside of the third row in Saturday's 80-lap grand finale. Tim sported
a fast Longhorn racecar during the crown jewel extravaganza and
drove up to second to finish an impressive runner-up behind only
victor Kyle Bronson! Full results from the last five days can be
located online at www.lucasdirt.com.
T-Mac Caught Up in
Wheatland Wreck; Runner-Up at Charlotte
2021) After a flurry of recent rain-outs,
the #39 team returned to Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action
in the annual running of the 'CMH Diamond Nationals' at the state-of-the-art
Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday night, July 17. The Wheatland, Missouri
oval drew 34 competitors - all of whom were vying for the $15,000
payday. Tim McCreadie placed third in his loaded heat race to earn
the inside of the fifth row for the start of the 50-lap main event.
The current LOLMDS point leader suffered several issues throughout
the course of the race and was eventually swept up in a lap 42 incident,
but soldiered on to salvage a twelfth place performance in the contest.
Tim then caught a flight on Sunday to compete in the 'Carolina
Sizzler' at the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North
Carolina on July 18. The Paylor Motorsports team had a car at the
track for "T-Mac" and he promptly laid down the seventh
quickest lap during time trials to earn the rights to the inside
of the fourth row for the 60-lapper. With $20,000 on the line in
the unsanctioned A-Main, Tim streaked past five competitors to advance
up to second and that is where he finished behind only victor Brandon
Overton. Full results from both weekend races can be accessed online
Tim McCreadie Wires
Lucas Oil Field for $15,000 Zanesville Win!
5, 2021) Tim McCreadie and Paylor Motorsports
celebrated in victory lane for the fifth time in 2021 on Saturday
night, July 3 in the biggest-ever race held at Muskingum County
Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio! Tim clicked off the quickest lap in
Group B during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying session
prior to winning his heat race. After rolling off from the outside
of the front row in the 'Prime Solutions 50,' the current series
point leader wired the stout field in leading all 50 circuits to
pocket the $15,000 payday. Tim beat a top five that consisted of
runner-up Kyle Bronson, Spencer Hughes, Jonathan Davenport, and
In other action during the hectic Independence Day holiday weekend,
the #39 team also entered high-profile races at both Portsmouth
Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio and Beckley Motorsports Park in
Beckley, West Virginia. At PRP on Friday night in the $12,000 to
win 'Independence 50,' which was also sanctioned by the LOLMDS,
Tim earned Fast Time honors in qualifying, won his heat race, and
led the first eight circuits in the headliner before finishing third
and on the podium behind only victor Jonathan Davenport and runner-up
Kyle Bronson. At Beckley on Sunday, "T-Mac" was running
second in the $20,000 to win 'Beckley USA 100,' but a late flat
tire helped relegate him to a sixth place feature showing. Full
results from each of these holiday weekend races can be found online