SILVER DOLLAR NATIONALS FOR PAYNE
19, 2015) Jeremy Payne Racing roared into I-80 Speedway
in Greenwood, Nebraska on July 17-18 to compete in the fifth edition
of the 'Silver Dollar Nationals.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Series co-sanctioned the mega-event,
which drew sixty Late Model competitors to the 4/10-mile speedplant
to vie for the hefty $32,000 payday. Jeremy Payne ran sixth in
his first heat race on Friday night and wound up a strong second
in his final prelim of the evening. Following a second place effort
in his B-Main on Saturday, Jeremy placed twenty-sixth in the final
rundown of the 80-lap 'Silver Dollar Nationals.'
The Springfield, Missouri star also entered his
Modified in a pair of USMTS shows at I-80 Speedway over the weekend.
On Friday, Jeremy finished second in his heat race prior to climbing
to third in the $3,000 to win main event to finish behind only
victor Rodney Sanders and runner-up Jason Hughes. Behind the wheel
of his Modified on Saturday, Jeremy ran third in his heat race
and led the first eleven circuits of the $3,000 to win A-Main,
but unfortunately retired after only twenty laps and was relegated
to a disappointing twentieth place performance. Full results from
the hectic weekend can be accessed online at www.i-80speedway.com.
TACKLES WHEATLAND BIGGIES
13, 2015) The #186 team invaded the pristine Lucas Oil
Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on July 11-12 to compete in the
track's two marquee events, which were both co-sanctioned by the
Lucas Oil MLRA Series and Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. On
Saturday evening in the annual running of the 'CMH Diamond Nationals,'
Jeremy Payne qualified tenth fastest in Group B during time trials
prior to grabbing the second transfer spot through his heat race.
After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the $10,000
to win feature event, Jeremy wound up finishing fifteenth in the
final rundown of the 50-lapper.
At Wheatland on Sunday night, the completion of
the 'Show-Me 100' took place and a $30,000 top prize was on the
line in the crown jewel event, which was postponed by rain back
in May. Jeremy ran fifth in his B-Main and second in the Non-Qualifiers
Race. Unfortunately, the Springfield, Missouri native was not
able to find his way into the 100-lap headliner, which was won
by Jonathan Davenport. Full results from the Wheatland double-dip
can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com.
IN FREEDOM CLASSIC FINALE
5, 2015) Jeremy Payne Racing rolled into Salina Highbanks
Speedway in Salina, Oklahoma on July 3-4 for the 2nd Annual 'Freedom
Classic,' which was co-sanctioned by both the Lucas Oil MLRA Series
and the MARS DIRTcar Series. On Friday evening in the $3,000 to
win opener, Jeremy Payne ran fourth in his heat race and nineteenth
in the 30-lap main event. At Salina on Saturday night, Jeremy
finished third in heat race action prior to nabbing a solid sixth
place effort in the $5,000 to win 'Freedom Classic' finale. The
Springfield, Missouri ace trailed only winner Jesse Stovall, Chad
Simpson, Tony Jackson, Jr., Tommy Weder, Jr., and Jake O'Neil
in the 40-lapper. Full results from both shows can be viewed online
WEEKEND FOR PAYNE...
(June 27, 2015) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team
were forced to skip the 'Ray Houck Liberty 50' tonight at Adams
County Speedway in Corning, Iowa. With heavy damage inflicted
on his only GRT machine last night at I-80, Jeremy had no choice
but to forego tonight's $5,000 to win special, which was tri-sanctioned
by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series, Corn Belt Clash, and MARS DIRTcar
(June 26, 2015) Next up for Jeremy
Payne Racing was a visit to I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska
tonight for the annual running of the 'Alphabet Soup Classic,'
which was tri-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil MLRA Series, Corn Belt
Clash, and MARS DIRTcar Series tours. Jeremy Payne ran third in
heat race action, which lined him up starting the $3,000 to win
feature event from the inside of the sixth row. JP then had a
strong run going in the 35-lapper until he was caught up in a
wreck caused by a spinning R.C. Whitwell, which dropped him to
a twenty-first place performance.
(June 25, 2015) The #186 team kicked
off a huge triple shot of weekend racing action tonight with a
trip to Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South
Dakota. The 'Mark Lloyd Memorial,' which was co-sanctioned by
the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series and the MARS DIRTcar Series,
drew 28 entrants to vie for the $3,000 winner's check. Jeremy
Payne moved up to fourth in his stacked heat race, which locked
him into the inside of the fifth row for the start of the main
event. During the course of the weekend lid lifter, Jeremy slipped
back to an eighteenth place effort due to overheating woes.
OUT WHILE LEADING AT SPRINGFIELD...
21, 2015) Jeremy Payne Racing invaded the nearby Springfield
Raceway in Springfield, Missouri on Saturday evening, June 20
for a MARS DIRTcar Series throwdown. Jeremy Payne won his heat
race in preliminary action and later started the $2,000 to win
main event from the pole position. After leading the first 25
circuits of the 35-lapper, Jeremy was unfortunately taken out
by Shane Essary while trying to navigate lapped traffic. The incident
cost JP a probable win and relegated him to a disappointing sixteenth
place outing. Full results from last night's show at Springfield
can be viewed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
SIXTH IN MLRA VISIT TO IOWA
(June 14, 2015) Following a rain-out on Thursday
night at Southern Iowa Speedway, Jeremy Payne and the rest of
the cars and stars of the Lucas Oil MLRA Series descended upon
Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa on Friday evening for
a $3,000 to win throwdown. Jeremy advanced up to fifth in his
heat race and later started the 40-lap feature event from the
outside of the sixth row. JP then moved past six competitors during
the headliner to bag a solid sixth place performance behind only
victor Jesse Stovall, Jason Utter, Jason Papich, Denny Eckrich,
and Ryan Gustin.
On Saturday, June 13, the #186 team wound up at
the newly reopened Legit Speedway Park in West Plains, Missouri
for a weekly Late Model show. Jeremy ran third in heat race action
prior to rolling off from the outside of the third row in the
$1,000 to win main event. The Springfield, Missouri native bolted
to the front of the field and claimed an apparent victory, only
to be disqualified for using an "illegal" tire. The
tire in question was a Lucas Oil equivalent tire, which is the
same exact tire as the UMP tire that the track deems as legal.
Complete results from Friday's program in the Hawkeye State can
be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com.
MLRA TOUR TO SOUTH DAKOTA
31, 2015) Jeremy Payne Racing rolled into Park Jefferson
Int'l Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota on May 29-30 for the
two-day 'Carlson Clash,' which was co-sanctioned by the Lucas
Oil MLRA Series and Corn Belt Clash. On Friday night in the $2,000
to win opener, Jeremy Payne finished seventh in his heat race,
second in the B-Main, and fifteenth in the 25-lapper. In the $3,000
to win weekend finale on Saturday evening, Jeremy ran fifth in
heat race action prior to advancing to eleventh in the 40-lap
headliner. Complete results from Park Jefferson can be viewed
online at www.mlraracing.com.
SHOW-ME 100 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
23, 2015) Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series, Lucas Oil MLRA Series, and Lucas Oil Speedway have been
forced to postpone the 'Show-Me 100' until July 12, 2015 due to
heavy rain showers. Rain started to fall at the speedway during
the second consolation race tonight and with inclement weather
a factor in the area for the rest of the weekend, the $30,000
to win crown jewel extravaganza has been pushed back to be ran
in conjunction with the 9th Annual 'CMH Diamond Nationals' in
(May 22, 2015) Preliminary action
for the 23rd Annual Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100' took place tonight
at Lucas Oil (MO) Speedway and a whopping 80 car field assembled
in the pit area for the crown jewel extravaganza. Jeremy Payne
knocked down the twenty-first quickest time in Group A during
qualifying prior to finishing seventh in his stacked heat race.
(May 21, 2015) The 23rd edition
of the Lucas Oil 'Show-Me 100' kicked off tonight at the immaculate
Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, as the Lucas Oil MLRA
Series presided over the 'Cowboy Classic.' Jeremy Payne laid down
the nineteenth fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session
and later placed seventh in his heat race and fifth in his B-Main.
After receiving a provisional to gain access into the $5,045 to
win main event, Jeremy retired early in the 45-lapper and was
relegated to a twenty-seventh place effort.
You can view complete results from the entire 'Show-Me
100' weekend by clicking on www.lucasoilspeedway.com.
MARS STOP AT SPRINGFIELD!
3, 2015) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team traveled to Tri-City
Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and the nearby Springfield
Raceway in Springfield, Missouri over the May 1-2 weekend for
a pair of Super Late Model specials. On Friday night in a Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series program at Granite City, Jeremy finished
seventh in his heat race, third in his B-Main, and twenty-fourth
in the $10,000 to win feature event. At Springfield on Saturday
evening, the MARS DIRTcar Series presided over a $2,000 to win
showdown. Jeremy won his heat race, led early in the 30-lapper,
and eventually netted a strong third place performance behind
only victor Jesse Stovall and runner-up Tony Jackson, Jr. Complete
results from both venues can be accessed by visiting www.dirtondirt.com.
WHEATLAND FOR SPRING NATIONALS
12, 2015) Jeremy Payne Racing followed the Lucas Oil
MLRA Series trail to the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland,
Missouri on April 10-11 for the 2nd Annual 'MLRA Spring Nationals.'
On Friday night in a $2,000 to win program, Jeremy Payne won his
heat race, but was later involved in an incident during the 30-lapper,
which dropped him to a disappointing twenty-second place performance.
At Wheatland on Saturday evening, Jeremy once again won his heat
race in preliminary action prior to winding up sixth in the $3,000
to win A-Main behind only winner Jared Landers, Will Vaught, Jason
Utter, Jack Sullivan, and Jesse Stovall. JP currently finds himself
second in the latest version of the MLRA point standings. Full
results can be viewed online at www.mlraracing.com.
PODIUM IN SPRING MELTDOWN FINALE
5, 2015) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team kicked off the
Lucas Oil MLRA portion of their schedule on April 3-4 in the annual
'Spring Meltdown' at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. On
Friday night, Jeremy won his heat race in preliminary action prior
to finishing eighth in the final rundown of the $2,000 to win
feature event. In the $5,000 to win finale on Saturday evening,
Jeremy once again scored the victory in his heat race before slipping
back to third at the finish of the 40-lapper behind only winner
Jim Shereck and runner-up Tad Pospisil. Complete results from
I-80 Speedway can be accessed online at www.mlraracing.com.
FIFTH IN KING OF AMERICA!
29, 2015) Jeremy Payne Racing invaded Humboldt Speedway
in Humboldt, Kansas from March 26-28 for the fifth edition of
the 'King of America Modified Nationals.' The United States Modified
Touring Series (USMTS) once again presided over the dirt-slinging
action at Humboldt and a $10,000 payday was on the line in the
mega-event. On Thursday night, Jeremy Payne ran seventh in his
first heat race of the evening, while he scored the win in his
second prelim. In Friday's program, Jeremy won his first heat
race and later finished tenth in his second heat race.
When Saturday rolled around, Jeremy grabbed the
fourth transfer spot through the B-Main to transfer into the 100-lap
headliner. After rolling off from the outside of the eighth row
in the 'King of America Modified Nationals,' the Springfield,
Missouri transplant blasted past eleven competitors en route to
a sterling fifth place performance. JP trailed only winner Jason
Hughes, Rodney Sanders, Dereck Ramirez, and Brandon Davis at the
checkers. Complete results from Humboldt can be accessed by visiting
TO PODIUM FINISH AT SPRINGFIELD
22, 2015) Jeremy Payne and his #186 team bolted into
Springfield Raceway in Springfield, Missouri on Saturday evening,
March 21 for the MARS DIRTcar Series opener. Jeremy ran third
in heat race action and later started the $2,000 to win main event
from the inside of the seventh row. The Springfield, Missouri
transplant then picked off ten competitors during the 30-lapper
on his way to a strong third place performance behind only winner
Tony Jackson, Jr. and runner-up Jesse Stovall. Full results can
be viewed online at www.marsracingseries.com.
TOP FIVES IN SEASON OPENING WEEKEND!
15, 2015) Jeremy Payne Racing kicked off his 2015 racing
season over the March 12-14 weekend in the 'Battle at the Bullring'
at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas! The USRA Modifieds raced
all three nights at Humboldt over the extended weekend and a $1,000
top prize was on the line on each occasion. In the opener on Thursday
night, Jeremy Payne ran second in his heat race prior to finishing
fourth in the 20-lap headliner behind only winner Jim Body, Tad
Davis, and John Allen.
In Friday's show, Jeremy once again finished second
in his heat race before bagging another runner-up performance
in the 20-lapper behind only victor Joe Adams. During Saturday
evening's USRA finale, JP ran second in heat race action once
again and later retired from the 20-lap main event - wrapping
up his long weekend with a twentieth place effort. Complete results
from Humboldt Speedway can be accessed online at www.humboldtspeedway.com.