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.: June 1, 2019 Results:.

Mike Marlar Rolls to Clash at The Mag Victory

COLUMBUS, Miss. (June 1, 2019) - Mike Marlar charged from his fifth starting spot to win Saturday night's GEICO Clash at the Mag - presented by Big River Steel at Magnolia Motor Speedway.

With the $15,000 victory, Marlar becomes the ninth different winner of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour in 2019. The 41-year-old Tennessee veteran also became the first three-time winner of the annual Clash at the Mag.

Tim McCreadie led the first three laps of the 100-lap main event until Marlar passed him for the top spot. Marlar then held McCreadie at bay for the remainder of the caution-free event to score the win. McCreadie crossed the line in second, marking his third-straight runner-up finish.

The current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point leader, Jonathan Davenport finished in third followed by Josh Richards and Earl Pearson Jr.

In Marlar's tenth- career LOLMDS victory, he and his crew were excited in Lucas Oil Victory Lane, remarking: "Typically, you run the bottom here, but lately you could float to the middle which is different than in past years. I had run the bottom for so long and I thought to myself if I am going to get passed it is going to be on the right side of me. I got out of line and passed some lapped cars. It was pretty close down in turn one passing some lapped cars. I had a few close calls."

"This place is so racy, that's why we enjoy coming down here," Marlar added. "It's fun to race here and it gets you excited to race here. My car owner and I were wanting to take some time off this year. I was going to drive for Kevin [Rumley] and we just couldn't get everything together. It's clear that he [Rumley] is doing great with McCreadie and my situation is great as well."

McCreadie completed a successful weekend as well. "Congrats to Mikey! He was better than us tonight. All-in-all for Sweeteners Plus and Bilstein, we continue to make strides with this whole program. It's been thrown together really quickly, and we are trying our hardest and we are gaining fast. We probably needed a caution to mix things up a little bit. We need more maneuverability and we will really have something."

Davenport will maintain the series point lead heading into an off weekend for the series. "We didn't really know what the track was going to do tonight. When we decided to go the car was on point. I know there were guys coming up on the outside of me. We ran the leaders down and got into lapped traffic. We got together with a car down there in turn four and I guess he didn't see me. It towed it in pretty good and we were just hanging on from there. It was one of those what if races for sure."

The winner's Ronnie Delk-owned Rocket Chassis is powered by a Cornett Racing Engine and sponsored by: Marathon, Mark Martin Timber and Farms, Franklin Enterprises, R.S. Equipment Sales and Rentals, Integra Shocks, and VP Fuels.

Completing the top ten were Tyler Erb, Dane Dacus, Devin Moran, Bobby Pierce, and Don O'Neal.

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Race Summary
Saturday, June 1, 2019
GEICO Clash at the Mag - presented by Big River Steel
Magnolia Motor Speedway - Columbus, MS

Lucas Oil Products Red "N" Tacky Spray Grease B-Main #1 Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Jimmy Owens, Shanon Buckingham, BJ Robinson, Gavin Landers, Shay Knight, Clay Fisher, Scott Dedwylder, Joey Moriarty-DNS, Colton Horner-DNS, David Payne-DNS, Nick Curole-DNS

FAST Shafts
B-Main #2 Finish (12 Laps, Top 2 Transfer): Eric Cooley, Chad Thrash, Rick Rickman, Austin Arnold, Christian Hanger, Billy Moyer, Jr., Morgan Bagley, Shelby Sheedy, Robbie Stuart, Cade Dillard-DNS

Lucas Oil Feature Finish (100 Laps):


FINISH

START

CAR #

DRIVER NAME

HOMETOWN

EARNINGS

1

5

157

Mike Marlar

Winfield, TN

$15,000

2

1

39

Tim McCreadie

Watertown, NY

$7,700

3

4

49

Jonathan Davenport

Blairsville, GA

$6,100

4

2

14

Josh Richards

Shinnston, WV

$4,800

5

8

1

Earl Pearson, Jr.

Jacksonville, FL

$4,300

6

7

1T

Tyler Erb ®

New Waverly, TX

$3,300

7

15

54

Dane Dacus

Lakeland, TN

$2,250

8

6

1M

Devin Moran ®

Dresden, OH

$2,700

9

11

32P

Bobby Pierce

Oakwood, IL

$1,900

10

3

5

Don O'Neal

Martinsville, IN

$2,600

11

9

2s

Stormy Scott

Las Cruses, NM

$1,700

12

13

40B

Kyle Bronson

Brandon, FL

$2,300

13

14

21xxx

Neil Baggett

Columbus, MS

$1,500

14

19

20

Jimmy Owens

Newport, TN

$2,250

15

17

21

Billy Moyer

Batesville, AR

$1,400

16

21

50

Shanon Buckingham

Morristown, TN

$2,050

17

12

71

Hudson O'Neal

Martinsville, IN

$2,000

18

10

C8

Timothy Culp

Prattsville, AR

$1,250

19

23

21JR

Billy Moyer, Jr.

Batesville, AR

$2,000

20

20

33C

Eric Cooley

Fulton, MS

$1,150

21

22

1C

Chad Thrash

Meridian, MS

$1,100

22

16

4

Michael Arnold

Hattiesburg, MS

$1,050

23

18

90

Brian Rickman

Columbus, MS

$1,000

24

24

33

Scott Dedwylder

Vossburg, MS

$1,000

 
Race Statistics
Entrants
: 39
Lap Leaders: Tim McCreadie (Laps 1 - 3); Mike Marlar (Laps 4 - 100)
Wrisco Feature Winner: Mike Marlar
Margin of Victory: 1.871 seconds
Cautions: None
Series Provisionals: Billy Moyer Jr.
Miller Welders Highest Clash @ the Mag Point Provisional: Scott Dedwylder
Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race: Dane Dacus (Advanced 8 Positions)
Midwest Sheet Metal Spoiler Challenge Point Leader: Jonathan Davenport
Allstar Performance Power Move of the Race: Jonathan Davenport
Sunoco Race for Gas Highest Finisher: Josh Richards
Eibach Springs Rookie of the Race: Tyler Erb
COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Race: Cornett Racing Engines
Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Race: Rocket Chassis
Outerwears Crew Chief of the Race: Philip Snellen (Tim McCreadie)
Dirty Girl Racewear Fastest Lap of the Race: Mike Marlar (Lap #4 - 15.3218 seconds)
Hot Rod Processing Tough Break of the Race: Billy Moyer Jr.
STEEL-IT Most Laps Led
: Mike Marlar (96 Laps)
PFC Brakes Pole Award: Tim McCreadie
Time of Race: 35 minutes 10 seconds

Durrence Layne Late Models:
1) 11 Spencer Hughes
2) 44 Justin McRee
3) 84 Randall Beckwith
4) 73 Evan Ellis
5) 72X Chase Washington
6) 18 Tootie Arnold
7) 8 Grant Pearl
8) 26C Cole Cameron
9) 15S Shane Stephens
10) 72S Steve Russell
11) 73N Ashley Newman
12) 1 Bryant Marsh
13) 22 Austin Franklin
14) 8J Bobby Jordan
15) 24X Jason Cowan
16) 83 Jeremy Idom
17) 64 Joshua Patterson
18) 19 Marcus Minga
19) 147 Hunter Carroll
20) 2S Kyle Shaw
21) 91 Dannon Lacoste
22) 2 Mark Stokes
23) 15 Jason Britton

Sportsman Late Models:
1) 2 Tyler Burgess
2) 01 Nick Thrash
3) 96 Trey Rickman
4) 87 Tody Ratcliff
5) 51 Colby Ponds
6) 21 Jamie Pickard
7) 18 Michael L Pickard
8) 25 Tyler Moak
9) 22 Brian Jones
10) 25 Dawson Simpson
11) 28D Chance Duckworth
12) 21G Phillip Gibson
13) 4 Brian Hollis
14) 27 Matt Grable
15) 54 Chace Pennington
16) 28 Silas Hamm
17) 7 Shay Knight
18) 89 Kirk Atkins
19) 58 Michael Santangelo
20) 15J Joshua Thomas
21) 29 Buddy George
22) 8 Zack Owens
23) 77M Morgen Lambert

Street Stocks:
1) 41M Hayden Moran
2) 232 Jamey Boland
3) 10 Spencer Hughes
4) 23 Chad Winkles
5) 1H TJ Herndon
6) 1S Johnny Stokes
7) 444 Brooks Strength
8) N1 Dale Nelson
9) 4 Matt Byram
10) 28 David Williamson
11) 21 Ryan Colby
12) 99 Bryan Fortner
13) 2 Lee Ray
14) 5 Jason Hollis
15) 18 Ricky Greene
16) 14 Ben Keith
17) 11J Jamie Sudduth
18) 54 Richie Beasley
19) 21K Phil Kizzire
20) KC1 Rodney Wing
21) 37 Mickey Steele
22) CBR Ricky Idom
23) 1 Calvin Cook
24) 15 Heath Minor
999) 13M Corky McLendon

Hot Shots:
1) 27 Tommy Lowery
2) 11 Austin Callahan
3) 22 Chad Murray
4) 37 Zeke Burcham
5) 01 Dale Johnson
999) K9 Joey Wray

Factory Stocks:
1) 4 John Johnson
2) 27 Trevor Yates
3) 14 Aidan Fletcher
4) 33 Cody Chism
5) 182 Justin King
6) 83 Shane Burns
7) 26 Heath Beard
8) 22 John Beard Jr
9) 14 Corey Adank
10) 41 Bill Sudduth
11) 91 Seth Luke
12) 47JR Jacob Wiggins
13) 6C Brandon Carter
14) 54 Daniel Babb
15) 06 Tommy Fowler
16) 13 Shane Bradford
17) 47 Daniel Wiggins
18) 14B Blaize Chatham
19) 1R Austin Rodgers
20) 02 Justin Comer
21) 5E Eli Thomas
999) 911 Scooter Ware
999) 59 Lee Harrison
999) 6 Clint Thaxton