Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
O’Neal Leads Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge to Eldora
BATAVIA, Ohio (October 17, 2023) – Hudson O’Neal leads the challenge for the Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge to the 43rd Annual General Tire Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by ARP at Eldora Speedway, October 20-21.
O’Neal holds a 100-point lead over Jonathan Davenport with Ricky Thornton Jr. just 30-points behind Davenport in third. Devin Moran and Tim McCreadie rounds out the top five in the Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge standings.
The Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge is a mini-series within the 2023 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule that will award points to drivers at the thirteen (13) tape-delayed events airing on the MAVTV Motorsports Network.
The driver earning the most Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge points will receive a $15,000 cash bonus, while second and third will receive $5,000 and $2,000 respectively at the year-end awards banquet. Drivers must maintain perfect attendance with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to be eligible for these awards.
For the latest news, results, championship standings and more about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, please visit www.lucasdirt.com.
2023 Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge Schedule:
Sat. Jan. 28 – Golden Isles Speedway – Waynesville, GA - $25,000 - Brandon Overton
Thurs. Feb 9 – East Bay Raceway Park – Tampa, FL - $10,000 - Hudson O’Neal
Fri.. Feb 10 – East Bay Raceway Park – Tampa, FL - $12,000 - Hudson O’Neal
Sat. Feb 11 – East Bay Raceway Park – Tampa, FL - $15,000 - Rained Out
Sat. May 27 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, MO - $6,000 - Jonathan Davenport
Sat. May 27 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, MO - $50,000 - Devin Moran
Sat. Jun. 24 – Lernerville Speedway – Sarver, PA - $50,000 - Ricky Thornton Jr.
Sat. Jul. 8 – Deer Creek Speedway – Spring Valley, MN - $50,000 - Bobby Pierce
Sat. Jul. 15 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, MO - $15,000 - Jonathan Davenport
Sat. Jul. 22 – Huset’s Speedway – Brandon, SD - $53,000 - Brandon Sheppard
Sat. Aug. 12 – Florence Speedway – Union, KY - $75,000 - Bobby Pierce
Sat. Aug. 26 – Port Royal Speedway – Port Royal, PA - $50,000 - Hudson O’Neal
Sat. Sep. 16 – Knoxville Raceway – Knoxville, IA - $50,000 - Ricky Thornton Jr.
Sat. Oct. 21 – Eldora Speedway – Rossburg, OH - $100,000
About Brandon Ford:
Brandon Ford, located in Tampa, FL, has won Ford’s prestigious President’s Award for 20 consecutive years, saluting the top-performing Ford and Lincoln dealerships that pursue excellence in the highest levels of customer satisfaction in both sales and service. Brandon Ford has one of the largest inventories of new and pre-owned vehicles in the nation.
Brandon Ford is centrally located just minutes away from the Crosstown, I-75 and I-4. They are located at the corners of State Roads 301 and 60, with entrances at both sides. Their hours are posted on their website for your convenience, as well as contact phone numbers for each of their departments.
To learn more about Brandon Ford or if you are interested in purchasing a vehicle, visit: www.BrandonFord.com.
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Submitted By: Jeremy Shields