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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.