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June 29, 2019 - Podium Finish in LOLMDS Stop at Tazewell Speedway
Friday night brought 27 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) competitors to Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, Tennessee) for the $12,000-to-win opener. Coming in 4th in his heat, Earl Pearson Jr. earned the 10th-starting positon for the opening night feature. Wheeling his way into the Top-10, Earl improved seven spots to place 3rd behind Shanon Buckingham and Jared Hawkins with Hudson O’Neal and Jimmy Owens rounding out the Top-5.

The following night at Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky) for the Ralph Latham Memorial, Earl grabbed the 4th and final transfer spot in his heat which positioned him 14th on the starting grid for the finale. With $12,000 on the line, Pearson Jr. gained five spots reeling in a 9th place finish.

Earl has climbed to second in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

June 15, 2019 - 7th Place Finish in Big Daddy 60 at Smoky Mountain
Earl Pearson Jr. returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Thursday evening at Fayetteville Motor Speedway (Fayetteville, North Carolina) for the Dunn Benson Ford Wayne Gray Memorial. In a field of 30 cars, Pearson Jr. scored a 3rd place finish in his heat which positioned him 9th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Dropping two spots in the 50-lap affair, Earl logged an 11th place outing.

On Friday evening at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) for the Grassy Smith Memorial, Earl posted a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Ross Bailes locking him into the 6th-starting position for the A-Main. With $12,000 on the line, Pearson Jr. dropped back to a 13th place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

The following night at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) for the Big Daddy 60, Pearson Jr. came in 6th in his heat before placing 2nd in his B-Main behind Kyle Strickler. Passing 12 cars in in the 60-lap feature, Earl Pearson Jr. reeled in a 7th place finish.

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

June 8, 2019 - EPJ Records 6th Place Finish in Dream Opener at Eldora
On Thursday night the Black Diamond Racecars team and Earl Pearson Jr. headed to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) for the 25th annual Dirt Late Model Dream. Drawing a stout field of 92 Super Late Models, Pearson Jr. secured his spot into the opening night feature with a 10-lap heat race victory. Starting in 7th, Earl jumped up one spot in the 25-lapper to place 6th. (Zachary Yost Photography)

The following night for another round of preliminary features, Earl laid down the fastest time overall in qualifying before recording a 4th place finish in his heat. With $10,000 on the line in A-Main, Pearson Jr. fell back to a 24th place outing after getting in a tangle on the second lap.

Wrapping up the 25th annual Dirt Late Model Dream on Saturday, Pearson Jr. secured his spot into the $125,000-to-win finale with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Kyle Bronson. Rolling off 10th, Earl slid past race-leader Kyle Strickler on lap-48 while weaving through lap-traffic. Holding the lead for the next 23 circuits, Earl brought out a caution on lap-71 with a flat-tire after running over track debris. Rejoining the field from the tail, Earl Pearson Jr. was charging through the field until a tangle on lap-87 that dropped him back to a 19th place outing.  

Full results from these events are available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com.

June 1, 2019 - 5th Place Finish in Clash at the Mag at Magnolia
Following the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), Earl Pearson Jr. traveled to Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) on Thursday night for the opening night of the Geico Clash at the Mag. Recording a 3rd place finish in his heat, Pearson Jr. earned the 9th-starting position for the opening night feature. Passing three cars in the 25-lap affair, Earl posted a 6th place finish.

Returning on Friday for another $5,000-to-win preliminary feature, Pearson Jr. posted a 3rd place finish in his heat which positioned him 10th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Gaining one spot, Earl logged a 9th place outing.

With his spot already locked into the Geico Clash at the Mag on Saturday, Earl rolled off 8th for the $15,000-to-win finale. Breaking into the Top-5, Pearson Jr. jumped up three spots to place 5th behind Mike Marlar, Tim McCreadie, Jonathan Davenport, and Josh Richards. (Heath Lawson photo)

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