June 28th, 2013 - Jared entered the opening round of the 7th Annual Firecracker 100 on Thursday night at Lernerville Speedway (Sarver, Pennsylvania). A strong field of 57 Super Late Models were on hand for the $6,000-to-win, World of Outlaws (WoO) Super Late Model event, and Landers started his night by winning his heat race to lock into the redraw for the feature, where he was the recipient of the third starting spot. Unfortunately mechanical woes in the 30 lap feature sidelined him on lap 15 to a 22nd place finish.
Friday night's $6,000-to-win program was postponed until Saturday afternoon by rain, and under typical, daytime conditions 59 entries registered for battle. Jared qualified third fastest in his group and won his heat race to earn the third starting spot for the 30 lap feature. With passing being difficult in the main event he recorded a third place finish behind race winner, Josh Richards, and Shane Clanton.
Via his preliminary event performance Landers started on the pole of his heat race for Saturday evening's finale before racing to the win to lock into the third starting spot for the $30,000-to-win, 100 lap finale. Rain throughout the evening left the track extremely fast for the main event, and Landers would battle in the top five throughout the finale before crossing the finish line in the fifth spot behind race winner, Josh Richards, Tim McCreadie, Darrell Lanigan, and Gregg Satterlee.
Full results from the weekend are available at www.WoOLMS.com.
June 22nd, 2013 - A triple header weekend with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) opened on Thursday night at Swainsboro Raceway (Swainsboro, Georgia) for Jared Landers. Nineteen Super Late Models registered for battle, and Landers started the night by blazing to fast time honors with a 14.069 second lap around the clay oval. Jared won his heat race to earn the pole for the feature with Earl Pearson Jr. starting to his outside. Pearson Jr. jumped to the lead at the drop of the green flag with Landers in tow. Jared battled at the front of the pack throughout the event before crossing the finish line in third behind race winner, Dennis Erb Jr., and Pearson Jr.
While Friday night's program at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) may have started slowly for Jared Landers he rallied late for a strong performance. Twenty-seven Super Late Models entered the 15th Annual Grassy Smith Memorial, which posted a $10,000 top prize for the LOLMDS competitors. A sixth place finish in the third heat race positioned Landers starting eighteenth on the grid for the 50 lap finale. He would go on to advance twelve spots during the course of the feature to finish sixth behind race winner, Chris Madden, Steve Francis, Dennis Erb Jr., Don O'Neal, and Dale McDowell.
Twenty-one competitors followed the LOLMDS to Wythe Raceway (Rural Retreat, Virginia) on Saturday night for the final $10,000-to-win event of the weekend. Jared raced to a second place finish in his heat race to earn the eighth starting spot for the 50 lap feature. In the main event Jared advanced four spots to finish fourth behind race winner, Earl Pearson Jr., John Blankenship, and Steve Shaver.
Jared is seventh in the latest series standings. Full results from the weekend as well as the latest series' standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.
June 15th, 2013- Clint Bowyer Motorsports traveled to Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) over the weekend for the Clash at the Mag, which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS).
Forty-six entries filled the pit area, and in qualifications on riday evening Landers registered the third fastest time to earn the second starting spot for his heat race alongside Don O'Neal. He battled for the lead for the duration of the event before registering a second place finish to lock into the fifth starting spot for Saturday night's finale, which was held in front of the Lucas Oil Production Studios cameras and a capacity crowd.
In the 100 lap, $20,000-to-win finale Landers raced in the top five for much of the race before ultimately registering a seventh place finish at the checkered flag.
Jared is eighth in the latest series' standings. Full results from the event as well as the latest series' standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.
June 8th, 2013 - Jared Landers opened the 19th Annual Dream 100 on Thursday evening at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) in a program that drew eighty-four entries to the 1/2 mile oval. With the field of eighty-four entries divided in half for separate, $2,500-to-win events Landers earned the second starting spot for his heat race but would slip to a sixth place finish. B-main action found Jared finishing third to earn the twenty-first starting spot for the 25 lap event. He would go on to advance six spots to finish fifteenth at the checkered flag.
On Friday night the winner's purse was increased to $5,000-to-win as the field was again split in half. Via time trials Landers earned the fourth starting spot for his heat race. With the top four cars moving onto the feature Jared finished fifth, which relegated him to the b-main. He charged to the win in the b-main, which positioned him starting seventeenth for the finale. Lap 3 of the feature found him being collected in a melee, which ended his night in the 24th place finish.
Saturday's program was headlined by the $100,000-to-win finale for the crown jewel, and via time trials Jared started on the pole of the third heat race. He finished second in the heat to transfer to the eighth starting postion for the 100 lap finale. In the feature he battled the handle on his entry for the first half of the event before ultimately retiring to a seventeenth place finish.
Full results from the event are available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com.