T-Mac Aims for '20 LOLMDS Championship
in Bradsher-Backed Longhorn House Car
7, 2019) Fresh off a strong runner-up finish in
the final 2019 version of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point
standings, Tim McCreadie announced today that he will return to
the ultra-popular national touring series in 2020. However, Tim
will aim for the National Championship wheeling the Longhorn House
Car with a new team owned by Donald and Gena Bradsher of Burlington,
North Carolina. The new partnership is set to hit the track first
in 2020 during "Speedweeks" in Georgia and Florida with
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned events at Golden Isles
Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia, East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton,
Florida, and All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida from January
31-February 9. (Heath
"First off, I have to thank Ann and Carl Myers, Vic Coffey,
and Sweeteners Plus for everything they have done for my racing
career since 2002," said McCreadie, who will actually kick
off his 2020 campaign in the annual 'Chili Bowl Midget Nationals'
from January 13-18 in a Jim Neuman entry. "It was a very successful
partnership and we were able to win a lot of big races and championships
together. While I still have a great relationship with them, I'm
excited about this new chapter in my racing career driving for Donald
and Gena (Bradsher)." | full
McCreadie Wraps Up 2019 Campaign
in World Finals at Charlotte
10, 2019) Tim McCreadie entered his final two races
of the 2019 season from November 7-9 in the annual 'World Finals'
at the pristine Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina.
Following World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series qualifying
on Thursday at the 4/10-mile speedplant, the first of two $12,000
to win programs took center stage in front of a packed Charlotte
crowd on Friday night. Aboard the Rumley Enterprises #6 entry, Tim
ran fourth in his heat race, won his B-Main, and later wound up
eighteenth in the 50-lap headliner. In Saturday's finale, Tim placed
fourth in his loaded heat race, second in his B-Main, and twenty-sixth
in the 50-lapper. Full results from the 'World Finals' weekend can
be accessed online at www.woolms.com.
T-Mac Fourth in Small Block Modified
Race; Eighth in Eastern States 200
28, 2019) Tim McCreadie returned to his Modified
roots from October 25-27 in the 58th annual running of the 'Eastern
States 200' at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York.
Behind the wheel of the Petruska owned Atlas Paving #66 machine,
Tim clicked off the eighth fastest lap overall in Big Block Modified
qualifying on Friday prior to running second in the Race of Champions.
After placing seventh in Saturday's pole dash, T-Mac rolled off
from the inside of the fourth row in Sunday's huge $40,000 to win
'Eastern States 200.' During the course of the 200-lap battle, the
Watertown, New York ace stayed on the lead lap and eventually brought
home a steady eighth place performance.
In the $15,000 to win Small Block Modified race held on Saturday,
Tim recorded a strong fourth place effort behind only victor Matt
Williamson, Matt Sheppard, and Brett Hearn! You can view full results
from the lucrative 'Eastern States 200' weekend by logging onto
McCreadie Finishes Runner-Up in Final
Lucas Oil Series Points
20, 2019) The long year with the Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series that started in early February in Georgia and
Florida during "Speedweeks" wrapped up over the October
18-19 weekend with the 39th Annual 'Dirt Track World Championship'
at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. A stellar 66 car
field converged on PRP to do battle for the whopping $100,000 paycheck.
On Friday night, Tim McCreadie clicked off the third fastest lap
in Group B during qualifying prior to finishing third in his loaded
After amassing the eighth most points in preliminary action, Tim
rolled off from the outside of the fourth row in Saturday's 100-lap
headliner. The Watertown, New York star then ran as high as third
during the crown jewel contest before drawing a lap 53 caution flag.
Tim eventually completed 80 circuits during the DTWC and was officially
placed twenty-second in the final rundown. Despite the disappointing
finish, "T-Mac" landed in the second spot in the final
version of the LOLMDS point standings! Full results from the DTWC
weekend can be viewed by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Gets Top Ten in Caution-Free
14, 2019) With the rain-out of last night's annual
'Rome Showdown' at Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia, Tim McCreadie
competed in only one event over the weekend on Saturday, October
12 at the historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia. A stellar
field of 39 competitors piled into the Atlanta-area venue to vie
for the $12,000 windfall in the 'Dixie Shootout.' Tim clicked off
the sixth fastest lap in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series qualifying before grabbing the third transfer spot through
his stacked heat race. After starting from the outside of the sixth
row in the 50-lap finale, which featured minimum passing, Tim was
able to work his way past two cars during the caution-free affair
to land a tenth place effort. The Watertown, New York star still
sits second in the latest LOLMDS point standings exiting the Peach
State. Full results from Dixie Speedway can be accessed online at
McCreadie on Podium in Lucas Oil
Visits to Ohio and Pennsylvania!
6, 2019) The #39 team made their way to Raceway
7 in Conneaut, Ohio and Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in
Imperial, Pennsylvania on October 4-5 for a pair of Lucas Oil Late
Model Dirt Series throwdowns. On Friday night in the first-ever
stop by the national touring series to Raceway 7, Tim McCreadie,
who sits second in the latest LOLMDS point standings, ran second
in his heat race prior to steering past a trio of competitors during
the 50-lapper to land in the runner-up position at the checkers
behind only $12,000 victor Kyle Bronson!
At PPMS on Saturday evening, a $20,000 top prize was on the line
in the 31st edition of the 'Pittsburgher 100.' Tim earned Fast Time
honors during the qualifying session and later placed second in
his loaded heat race. After cutting down a left rear tire on lap
six of the 100-lap affair and pitting multiple times in the first
half of the contest, the Watertown, New York star rallied back through
the pack and drove to a stellar third place podium effort behind
only race winner Don O'Neal and runner-up Earl Pearson, Jr. Complete
results from the doubleheader weekend can be obtained by clicking
Tim McCreadie Claims Pair of Top
Fives in Hoosier State Double Dip!
22, 2019) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series took
the Sweeteners Plus team to the Hoosier State for a doubleheader
weekend on September 20-21 at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana
and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. In the $12,000 to
win weekend lid lifter on Friday night at Kokomo, Tim McCreadie
placed second in his heat race prior to winding up fifth at the
checkers in the 50-lapper behind only victor Tyler Erb, Jimmy Owens,
Don O'Neal, and Hudson O'Neal. At Brownstown on Saturday evening
in the 40th Annual 'Jackson 100,' which carried a $15,000 paycheck,
Tim once again ran second in heat race action and later vaulted
up to fourth in the 100-lap contest to finish behind only race winner
Hudson O'Neal, Devin Moran, and Don O'Neal. Complete results from
the double-dip can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Competes in Lucas Oil Late
Model Knoxville Nationals
15, 2019) Next up on the racing calendar for the
#39 team was a trip to the Hawkeye State for a Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series crown jewel event from September 12-14 at the storied
Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. The 16th Annual 'Lucas Oil
Late Model Knoxville Nationals' drew a strong 55 car field and things
kicked off at the 1/2-mile, semi-banked speedplant with a pair of
$7,000 to win preliminary programs. On Thursday night, Tim McCreadie
unfortunately suffered an engine issue in qualifying and was forced
to scratch from the remainder of the show. At Knoxville on Friday
evening, Tim placed fourth in his stacked heat race and fifth in
his B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out of the 25-lap main
When Saturday rolled around at the Marion County Fairgrounds facility,
all eyes in the Sweeteners Plus pit area were focused on capturing
the $40,000 top prize in the 'Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals.'
Tim grabbed the second transfer spot through his consolation event
and later started the 100-lap headliner from the outside of the
thirteenth row. The Watertown, New York star, who currently sits
second in the latest LOLMDS point standings, was caught up in a
grinding wreck on lap 33 and was forced to retire from the extra-distance
affair in the twenty-seventh position. View complete results from
all three weekend races by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Top Ten for Tim McCreadie in 49th
Annual World 100 at Eldora
8, 2019) The Sweeteners Plus team descended upon
the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 5-7 for
the 49th edition of the 'World 100,' which kicked off with a pair
of $10,000 to win Twin 25 preliminary programs. On Thursday night
in the weekend lid lifter, Tim McCreadie ran second in his heat
race before moving up to third in the 25-lap sprint to finish behind
only victor Hudson O'Neal and runner-up Jonathan Davenport. At the
1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant on Friday evening, Tim once again
placed second in his heat race prior to being paid for an eleventh
place effort in the 25-lapper.
When Saturday rolled around at the "Big E,"
a record crowd was in attendance and all eyes were focused on who
would pick up the whopping $52,000 payday in the 'World 100.' Tim
grabbed the third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat
race to earn the inside of the seventh row for the start of the
100-lap crown jewel headliner. The Watertown, New York star then
worked his way up to eighth in the running order before settling
for a steady ninth place performance. Complete results from the
most prestigious event in the Dirt Late Model industry can be located
by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Tim McCreadie Nabs First Lucas Oil
Series Win of '19 at Ponderosa!
2, 2019) Tim McCreadie and his #39 Sweeteners Plus
team celebrated in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory lane
for the first time in 2019 on Friday night, August 30 in the 'John
Bradshaw Memorial' at the legendary Ponderosa Speedway in Junction
City, Kentucky! Tim knocked down the second quickest lap overall
during qualifying and later picked up a victory in heat race action.
After starting the 50-lap contest from the outside of the front
row, Tim led each and every circuit during the headliner on his
way to the $12,000 triumph over Tanner English, Jonathan Davenport,
Don O'Neal, and Tyler Erb!
On Saturday evening, another $12,000 top prize was on the line
at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio and Tim qualified
quickest in Group B during time trials, ran third in his heat race,
and later climbed seven spots during the 'Bob Miller Memorial' en
route to a stellar third place podium effort behind only victor
Jonathan Davenport and runner-up Josh Richards. The Labor Day weekend
tripleheader then wrapped up for the #39 team on Sunday at Tyler
County Speedway in Middlebourne, West Virginia and Tim earned Fast
Time honors during qualifying, placed second in his heat race, and
later moved up to finish on the podium in the 'Hillbilly Hundred'
behind only $30,000 winner Josh Richards and runner-up Brandon Overton.
The Watertown, New York star currently sits second in the latest
version of the LOLMDS point standings! Complete results from each
of the three holiday weekend races can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Gets Top Ten in Dirt Million
Prelim at Mansfield
25, 2019) The 2nd Annual 'Dirt Million' took center
stage in the Dirt Late Model world from August 22-24, as the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series presided over the crown jewel spectacular
at Mansfield Motor Speedway in Mansfield, Ohio. A pair of $10,000
to win preliminary duels kicked off the three-day weekend in the
Buckeye State and Tim McCreadie started and finished seventh in
Thursday's 30-lap contest, while he wound up eleventh in the final
finishing order of Friday night's 30-lapper. The Watertown, New
York ace then secured a heat race triumph on Saturday evening to
earn the outside of the fourth row for the start of the 100-lap
'Dirt Million,' which carried a whopping $101,626 paycheck. Tim
wound up right outside of the top ten in the extra-distance affair,
as he brought his #39 machine home in the eleventh finishing position.
Full results from throughout the 'Dirt Million' weekend can be found
online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
T-Mac Third in Lucas Oil Points Exiting
Topless 100 Weekend
18, 2019) Another crown jewel event was on tap from
August 15-17, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again
presided over the 27th Annual 'Topless 100' at Batesville Motor
Speedway. The action at the Locust Grove, Arkansas facility kicked
off with a pair of $5,000 to win preliminary programs. In the roofless
opener on Thursday evening, Tim McCreadie finished sixth in his
loaded heat race, third in his B-Main, and fourteenth in the 30-lap
feature event. In a similar show on Friday night at BMS, Tim once
again ran sixth in his heat race and won his B-Main prior to winding
up sixteenth in the final finishing order of the 30-lapper.
After amassing the fifteenth most points during the two prelims,
T-Mac rolled off from the inside of the eighth row in Saturday's
100-lap headliner. With his sights set on his second 'Topless 100'
title and the whopping $40,000 payday, the Watertown, New York star
was able to climb three spots during the extra-distance affair to
land in the twelfth position. Tim now sits third in the latest version
of the heated LOLMDS point standings after the 'Topless 100.' Full
results from the long weekend in Batesville can be located by pointing
your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Tim McCreadie Earns Another Runner-Up
in North/South Shootout!
11, 2019) Following a couple of idle weekends on
the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule, the popular national
touring series took the #39 team to Florence Speedway from August
8-10 for the 37th edition of the 'North/South 100.' The three-day
extended weekend in Union, Kentucky drew 53 entrants to the 1/2-mile
speedplant to do battle in the crown jewel extravaganza. On Thursday
night in the $10,000 to win 'North/South Shootout,' Tim McCreadie
won his heat race in preliminary action, started sixth on the grid
in the 50-lap feature, and later streaked past four competitors
en route to a stellar runner-up performance behind only victor Chris
At Florence on Friday evening in the double set of qualifying heat
races, Tim suffered a flat tire in his first heat race and posted
a sixth place finish, while he advanced up to third in his final
prelim of the evening. After retiring early in Saturday's consolation
race, Tim utilized a series provisional to start the $50,000 to
win 'North/South 100' from the inside of the twelfth row. Despite
drawing a caution on lap 39, the Watertown, New York star bolted
towards the front and eventually drove to an impressive sixth place
showing behind only victor Chris Madden, Hudson O'Neal, Jimmy Owens,
Devin Moran, and Zack Dohm. He now finds himself up to third in
the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting Florence.
Full results from the entire weekend in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
can be located online at www.lucasdirt.com.
McCreadie Rolls to Runner-Up in $50k
4, 2019) The 32nd Annual 'USA Nationals' took center
stage in the Dirt Late Model world from August 1-3 at the renowned
Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin. In the $6,000 to
win World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series preliminary
program on Thursday night, Tim McCreadie won his heat race behind
the wheel of the K&L Rumley Enterprises #6 entry and later drove
to a strong fourth place effort in the 30-lapper behind only victor
Jonathan Davenport, Brian Birkhofer, and Tyler Bruening. In Friday's
double set of qualifying heat races, Tim placed fifth in his first
heat race of the evening prior to improving four spots to finish
second in his final prelim.
By virtue of racking up the ninth most passing points on Friday,
Tim earned the rights to the inside of the fifth row for the start
of Saturday's 100-lap crown jewel main event. With his sights solely
set on the whopping $50,000 winner's check, the Watertown, New York
star blasted past seven competitors during the extra-distance affair
to leave Cedar Lake with a stellar runner-up performance behind
only 'USA Nationals' winner Chris Madden! Full results from the
big weekend in the Badger State can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.