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December 4, 2019 - Earl Pearson Jr. Bag Two-Win 2019 Season
Black Diamond Race Cars house driver Earl Pearson Jr. traveled to a total of 71 events during the 2019 season behind the wheel of the P&W Sales No. 1 driveETCH.com Late Model entry. Losing 16 of his scheduled dates to bad weather, Pearson Jr. recorded two wins, 16 Top-5 finishes, and 32 Top-10 outings. He also finished eighth in the final Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) point standings.

October 19, 2019 - Pearson Jr. Closes Out Lucas Oil Season with DTWC at PRP
Earl Pearson Jr. and the Black Diamond Racecars teamed made the trip to Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) on Friday evening for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season finale. Drawing 66 cars for the 39th annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship, Pearson Jr. suffered mechanical issues in his heat that saw him retire on the eighth lap.

Falling short of a transfer spot in his B-Main on Saturday night, Earl was granted a provisional into the $100,000-to-win main event. Rolling off 23rd, Pearson Jr. got caught behind a wreck on the fourth lap that saw him come to halt. Bringing out a caution on lap 80, Earl Pearson Jr. recorded an 18th place outing in the 100-lap affair.

Earl finished eighth in the final LOLMDS point standings. For full results from the event as well as the final series' standings, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

October 12, 2019 - EPJ Attends Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout
Following the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Earl Pearson Jr. traveled to Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) on Saturday night for the Dixie Shootout. With 39 Super Late Models registered in for action, Pearson Jr. fell short of a transfer spot in his heat with a 6th place finish. Coming one spot shy of a transfer spot in his B-Main, Earl was granted a provisional into the main event. With $12,000 on the line, Earl Pearson Jr. gained four spots to place 19th. (Kevin Prater photo)

Earl remains in eighth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. For full results from this event as well as the latest series standings, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

October 5, 2019 - Pearson Passes 21 Cars in Pittsburgh 100
Weekend Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series action found Earl Pearson Jr. debuting a brand-new Black Diamond Racecars House Car/ Lucas Oil No. 1 Drive4Etch.com/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model house car. While the team got off to a slow start on Friday night at Ohio’s Raceway 7, Pearson Jr. turned on the afterburners on Saturday night at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway.

The driver known as “The Hurricane,” advanced 21 spots to finish second in the 31st annual Pittsburgher 100.

“We weren’t that good early in the night, but we changed the setup for the feature and had a really good car. Around us guys we’re having wrecks and running out of gas, but we kept our nose clean and kept moving forward,” Pearson Jr. said. “All in all, it was a good night for our team. We’ve been struggling the past few months, but the guys at Black Diamond Race Cars and on our team have been busting their tails. We’ve got some new stuff that we are trying on the car and I think we are back headed the right direction.”

Following the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Earl Pearson Jr. traveled to Raceway 7 (Conneaut, Ohio) on Friday evening for the inaugural Great Lakes 50. In a field of 32 competitors, Earl logged a seventh-place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main. Grabbing the third-and-final transfer spot in his B-Main, Pearson Jr. earned the 21st-starting position for the opening night feature. With $10,000 on the line, Earl Pearson Jr. gained three spots to cross the finish line in 18th. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Saturday night at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) for the 31st annual Pittsburgher 100, Pearson Jr. fell short of a transfer spot in both his heat race and B-Main, forcing him to rely on a series provisional to start the $20,000-to-win finale.

Wheeling his way into a podium spot, Earl passed 21 cars in the 100-lap affair, reeling in a runner-up finish behind Don O’Neal with Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Owens, and Gregg Satterlee rounding out the Top-5.

Earl is currently eighth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. For full results from these events as well as the latest series standings, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

September 21, 2019 - EPJ Follows Lucas Oil Series to Hoosier State
On Friday night Earl Pearson Jr. was one of 23 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series entries signed in at Kokomo Speedway (Kokomo, Indiana) for the Late Model Shootout. Recording a 4th place finish in his heat, Earl earned the 11th-starting position for the opening night feature. Holding his spot for all 50-laps, Pearson Jr. posted an 11th place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Saturday evening at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the 40th annual Jackson 100, Pearson Jr. followed up a 6th place finish in his heat with an 8th place finish in his B-Main. Using a provisional into the $15,000-to-win A-Main, Earl passed ten cars in the 100-lapper to place 13th.

Earl sits in seventh in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

September 14, 2019 - Top 10 Finish in Knoxville Nationals Finale
Earl Pearson Jr. returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa) for the 16th annual Knoxville Nationals. In a field of 55 cars, Earl fell one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a 4th place finish. Coming in 2nd in his B-Main behind Stormy Scott, Pearson Jr. earned the 21st-starting position for the preliminary feature. Gaining six spots, Earl Pearson Jr. logged a 15th place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

The following night, Pearson Jr. grabbed the 3rd and final transfer spot in his heat which positioned him 9th on the starting grid for the $7,000-to-win preliminary feature. Improving two spots in the 25-lap affair, Earl recorded a 7th place finish.

For the final night of the 16th annual Knoxville Nationals on Saturday, Earl locked into the 15th-starting position for the finale based off his best preliminary night between Thursday and Friday. With $40,000 on the line, Earl Pearson Jr. improved six spots in the 100-lapper reeling in a 9th place finish.

Earl remains in seventh in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.