February 21st, 2015 - The World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series sanctioned the final three rounds of the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida).
Thursday night's program boosted a $10,000 prize to competitors as forty-nine entries registered for battle. It was a short outing for Jared Landers as the team decided to scratch from the balance of the program following struggles in time trials.
Landers went into battle against a stout field of forty-seven Super Late Models on Friday night, all look for their shot at the $10,000 top prize. Jared charged from seventh to fourth in his heat race, earning him the final transfer and the fourteenth starting spot on the grid for the 50-lap feature. Landers retired early from the main event to a 26th place finish in the final rundown.
The weekend came to a close on Saturday night with the $10,000-to-win, DIRTcar Nationals finale. Forty-five entries signed in for the WoO Late Model Series event, and via his qualifying effort Landers started third in his heat race, and finished fourth. Jared locked into the fourteenth starting spot for the 50-lap lap finale, only to retire early to a 27th place finish.
Full results from the event are available at www.WoOLMS.com.
February 18th, 2015 - Jared Landers returned to the seat of his #777 Crop Production Services/Mark Martin Automotive/Bad Boy Moyers/ASC Warranty/Sweet-Bloomquist entry on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida).
Forty-eight UMP Super Late Models filled the pit area for the $10,000-to-win, DIRTcar Nationals event. Jared lay down the fastest lap in his group during time trials and later charged to a convincing heat race win, sending him to the redraw for the 40-lap main event. Landers received the fourth starting spot on the feature grid, and chased Dale McDowell for second early in the race. As the laps wound down, Landers slipped to a sixth place finish behind race winner, Scott Bloomquist, McDowell, Morgan Bagley, Darrell Lanigan, and Shane Clanton.
Complete results from the event are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com.
February 14th, 2015 - Jared Landers and the Double L Motorsports team continued the week-long trek of the 39th Annual Winternationals on Friday night at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida).
Forty-one entries were on hand for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event that boosted a $10,000 top prize. Jared started third in his heat race and charged to a dominating victory, earning him the outside-front-row starting position for the 50-lap finale. Landers battled at the front of the pack for much of the event before settling to a fourth place finish behind race winner, Eddie Carrier Jr., Devin Moran and Jimmy Owens. Jonathan Davenport completed the top five finishers.
The make-up event for Monday's $5,000-to-win program that was nixed by rain was also contested on Friday evening. A third place finish in heat race action positioned Jared starting eleventh on the grid for the 25-lap feature. Landers advanced three spots during the course of the feature, taking the checkered flag in the eighth position.
The week drew to a close on Saturday night at East Bay Raceway Park with the $10,000-to-win finale for the 39th Annual Winternationals. Thirty-five Super Late Models were on hand for the event, and a strong qualifying effort positioned Jared starting fourth in his heat race. He advanced to a second place finish, earning him the fifth starting spot on the feature grid. Landers raced in the top five throughout the duration of the event and would cross the finish line in fifth behind race winner, Billy Moyer, Don O'Neal, Jonathan Davenport and Jimmy Owens.
Jared is currently third in the latest series' standings. Full results from the events as well as the latest series' standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.
February 12th, 2015 - After Mother Nature forced Monday night's program to be postponed, the 39th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida) would kick off on Tuesday evening.
Forty-two Super Late Model converged on the oval for the $5,000-to-win program. Jared timed in sixth in Group B during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) time trails, earning him the third starting spot for his heat race. Unfortunately, mechanical issues during the heat race forced Landers to scratch from the balance of the program.
Wednesday night boosted a $7,000 top prize to competitors, and forty-three entries would register for battle. Jared started fifth in his heat via his qualifying efforts, and raced to a third place finish to lock into the tenth starting spot for the 35-lap finale. Unfortunately, Landers would battle the handle on his #777 Crop Production Services/Sweet-Bloomquist entry and retired early from the main event to a 24th place finish.
The 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals continued on Thursday night with another $7,000-to-win program. Forty-four Super Late Models registered for the event, and Jared struggled in qualifying but would advance from sixth to fourth in his heat race to lock into the sixteenth starting position on the feature grid. Despite passing being difficult in the 45-lapper, Landers sliced through the field to record a seventh place finish in the final rundown.
Full results from the events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.
The $10,000-to-win event drew a strong field of thirty-three entries to the 4/10 mile oval, and a strong qualifying lap positioned Jared starting on the pole of his heat race. He went on to finish second to lock into the eighth starting spot for the 50 lap finale. During the course of the main event, Landers piloted his #777 Crop Production Services/Sweet-Bloomquist Super Late Model to a solid runner-up finish behind only race winner, Earl Pearson Jr. Scott Bloomquist, Donald McIntosh and Stormy Scott rounded out the top five finishers. Rick Schwallie Photo
As the weekend drew to a close, the final night of the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing for the LOLMDS offered up another $10,000-to-win feature for competitors. Jared posted the fastest lap in Group B of time trials, earning him the pole position for the third heat race. He later finished second in his heat race, which locked him into the eighth starting spot for the 50 lap feature. In the main event, Landers charged after early leader, Jonathan Davenport, assuming the point on lap 22. Landers led until lap 30 when the left rear wheel broke, bringing his night to an early end.
Full results from the event are available at www.LucasDirt.com.