NDRL King of Mississippi
Results from Magnolia Motor Speedway
19, 2014) Don O'Neal claimed his second feature
win of the 2014 campaign and his first victory with the National
Dirt Racing League (NDRL) tonight in the 'King of Mississippi' weekend
finale at Magnolia Motor Speedway! Don laid down the quickest circuit
in Group B during time trials prior to recording a heat race win.
After drawing the third starting spot before the 60-lap main event
went green, Don grabbed the top spot from early leader Jonathan
Davenport on lap 27 and never looked back. The Martinsville, Indiana
star celebrated the $12,500 triumph in victory lane after besting
Davenport, Scott Bloomquist, Billy Moyer, and Chris Madden. Don
is now up to third in the latest NDRL point standings following
the one-two finish at "The Mag" this weekend! (Heath
2014) The National Dirt Racing League (NDRL)
took the #5 CBR team south to Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus,
Mississippi tonight for the start of the 'King of Mississippi' weekend.
Don O'Neal posted the fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying
session and later scored the win in heat race action. After drawing
the outside of the second row for the start of the $7,500 to win
feature event, Don moved up a couple of spots during the 40-lapper
en route to an impressive runner-up outing behind only victor Chris
NDRL Mid-Atlantic Swing Nightly Results...
13, 2014) Don O'Neal and the #5 team wrapped
up the Mid-Atlantic swing with the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL)
tonight with the rain-postponed 'Gunters Honey 50' at Winchester
Speedway in Winchester, Virginia. Don qualified tenth fastest in
Group B during the time trial session and later scored the win in
his B-Main to transfer into the $10,000 to win feature event. After
starting the 50-lapper from the outside of the ninth row, Don was
able to pick off seven competitors en route to a respectable eleventh
place effort. The Martinsville, Indiana star currently sits fifth
in the latest version of the NDRL point standings following the
2014) The Clint Bowyer Racing (CBR) team
returned to action during the NDRL Mid-Atlantic swing tonight with
a visit to the pristine Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia
for the Aaron's 'King of the Commonwealth.' Don O'Neal laid down
the third fastest lap in Group A during qualifying and later placed
second in his stacked heat race. After drawing the seventh starting
spot prior to the 60-lap main event, Don had his sole focus set
on the hefty $20,000 payday. The popular driver known as the "Real
Deal" was then able to move up three spots to finish fourth
in the 'King of the Commonwealth' behind only race winner Jonathan
Davenport, Scott Bloomquist, and Billy Moyer.
2014) Early morning showers with more rain
in the afternoon and evening hours expected have forced Winchester
Speedway and NDRL officials to postpone tonight's $10,000 to win
'Gunters Honey 50' at Winchester (VA) Speedway. Officials have announced
that Sunday, April 13 will be used as the rain date with gates opening
at 2:00pm and hot laps beginning at 6:00pm. The NDRL "Kings
of Dirt" will next be in action on Saturday, April 12 at Virginia
Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia for the $20,000 to win Aaron's
'King of the Commonwealth.'
2014) Don O'Neal and Clint Bowyer Racing
(CBR) resumed the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) schedule tonight
with a trip to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial,
Pennsylvania. Don notched the fifteenth quickest lap in Group A
during the qualifying session and did not transfer into the $10,000
to win feature event through his loaded heat race. After grabbing
the third transfer spot through his B-Main, the Martinsville, Indiana
ace rolled off starting twenty-first on the grid in the 50-lap 'PENNational'
main event. Don was then able to drive past eight competitors at
PPMS to claim a thirteenth place outing.
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tripleheader
6, 2014) Tonight's stop for the #5 CBR team
at Outlaw Motorsports Park in Muskogee, Oklahoma has been postponed
due to impending inclement weather. Officials from the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series hope to find a suitable make-up date for
the $10,000 to win program; if not, it will be tentatively rescheduled
(April 5, 2014)
Current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point leader Don
O'Neal and the Clint Bowyer Racing team stormed into Ark-La-Tex
Speedway in Vivian, Louisiana tonight for another pivotal round
of LOLMDS action. Don clicked off the fastest lap overall during
the qualifying session to earn Fast Time honors and later finished
second in his heat race behind only prelim victor Ray Moore. After
starting the $10,000 to win main event from the outside of the fourth
row, Don was able to work his way past three competitors during
the 50-lapper en route to a strong fifth place effort behind only
winner Scott Bloomquist, Ray Moore, Ryan Gustin, and Jimmy Owens.
(April 4, 2014)
Tonight’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned
'Southern 50,' which was slated to pay $10,000 to the winner at
Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, Mississippi, has been postponed.
Due to severe storms overnight and earlier this morning leading
up to the event, Jackson Motor Speedway and LOLMDS officials were
left with no option, except to postpone tonight’s show. The
weather forecast for the remainder of the weekend is steadily improving
and the series will head to two new venues later this weekend. The
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will invade Ark-La-Tex Speedway
in Vivian, Louisiana on Saturday, April 5 and Outlaw Motorsports
Park in Muskogee, Oklahoma on Sunday, April 6 for a pair of $10,000
to win tilts.
O'Neal Grabs $10,000 for Fifth Indiana
Icebreaker Title at Brownstown!!!
23, 2014) Don O'Neal visited victory lane
for the first time with Clint Bowyer Racing on Saturday night, March
22 at the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana!
The 17th Annual 'Indiana Icebreaker' was held at the Jackson County
fairgrounds oval last night and 45 competitors piled into the pit
area. Don started off his evening by laying down the fourth quickest
lap in Group A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying
prior to picking up a heat race win over Kent Robinson, Steve Francis,
and Devin Moran.
After starting the 50-lap main event from the inside of the second
row, Don put on a clinic in front of the huge standing-room-only
crowd. The Martinsville, Indiana star took the lead from Eddie Carrier,
Jr. for good on lap eleven and led the remainder of the distance
in the caution-free affair. Don claimed the $10,000 top prize for
his fifth 'Indiana Icebreaker' title over Carrier, Jr., Steve Francis,
Scott Bloomquist, and Kent Robinson. The popular driver known as
"The Real Deal" also grabbed the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series point lead with the big win last night at Brownstown.
Full results from the 1/4-mile, semi-banked facility can be found
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
New Website Launched for Don O'Neal
and Clint Bowyer Racing!!!
(March 17, 2014) We
welcome you and thank you for visiting the brand-new www.dononeal5.com!
The new website, which was designed and will be updated by Delph
Communications, is dedicated to Martinsville, Indiana Dirt Late
Model ace Don O'Neal and the Clint Bowyer Racing team. Don, who
is in his first season driving the Peak Antifreeze & Motor Oil
/ Crawford Supply Company / Georgia Boot #5 Barry Wright racecar
for CBR, is off to a strong start in his 2014 campaign.
The popular driver known as "The Real Deal" has already
racked up seven Top Five finishes and eleven Top Ten performances
in the sixteen races that he has entered so far this year. Don is
currently tied for second with teammate Steve Francis in the latest
version of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point standings,
while he sits fourth in the current National Dirt Racing League
(NDRL) standings. Keep visiting www.dononeal5.com throughout the
season to view the latest news, schedule plans, results, photos,
and much more! (Wells
O'Neal Slated for Weekend Off; Brownstown
Speedway Up Next!
13, 2014) Don O'Neal and the #5 Peak team are slated
to enjoy a rare weekend off from racing action on March 14-15, but
will be hard at work prepping their equipment for the next Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series battle. The 17th Annual 'Indiana Icebreaker'
is next up on the schedule, as the historic Brownstown Speedway
in Brownstown, Indiana will play host to the $10,000 to win showdown
on Saturday, March 22. Don is a four-time winner of the prestigious
early-season special at the 1/4-mile facility, as he picked up the
checkers back in 1999, 2000, 2003, and 2012. The Martinsville, Indiana
star will come into Brownstown next weekend tied for second in the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series championship chase. Additional
information on the 'Indiana Icebreaker' can be found online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Two Seventh Place Efforts for Don
O'Neal in Tennessee Tipoff Classic
9, 2014) Clint Bowyer Racing and driver Don
O'Neal followed the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) trail to
Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee on March 7-8 for
the inaugural 'Tennessee Tipoff Classic.' On Friday night, Don ran
second in his heat race and later finished seventh in the $7,500
to win main event, which went caution-free for 40 circuits. At Smoky
Mountain on Saturday evening, a $12,500 top prize was on the line
in the 'Tennessee Tipoff Classic' finale. It was a similar night
for Don, as he wheeled his new Barry Wright racecar to a second
place finish in heat race action and a seventh place performance
in the 60-lap A-Main. The Martinsville, Indiana native currently
sits fourth in the latest version of the NDRL point standings following
his first-ever visit to Smoky Mountain Speedway. Full results from
both weekend tilts can be viewed online at www.thendrl.com.