and Justin Rattliff in Action in Indiana Icebreaker
17, 2019) The #12 JRR team ventured to Atomic Speedway
in Alma, Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on
March 15-16 for a pair of $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt
Series throwdowns. With the 'Buckeye Spring 50' washed out at Atomic
at the tail end of qualifying on Friday night, the 22nd edition
of the 'Indiana Icebreaker' at Brownstown on Saturday evening went
off without a hitch. Jason Jameson timed in second quickest in Group
B during qualifying, but unfortunately spun at the outset of his
heat race and eventually finished eighth. Following a fifth place
effort in his B-Main, Jason utilized a series provisional to gain
access into the 50-lapper where he eventually wound up eighteenth
in the final rundown.
Teammate Justin Rattliff also made his 2019 debut at Brownstown
on Saturday night. Piloting a new XR1 Rocket Chassis, Justin placed
seventh in his loaded heat race and eighth in his B-Main. Unfortunately,
the "Rattler" was unable to make the start in the 'Indiana
Icebreaker,' which was won by Brandon Sheppard. Complete results
from the 1/4-mile fairgrounds oval can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Nightly Results from Volusia
16, 2019) Jason Jameson wrapped up the 48th edition of
the 'DIRTcar Nationals' tonight at Volusia (FL) Speedway Park, as
another $10,000 winner's check was up for grabs for the 45 car field.
Jason ran seventh in his loaded heat race, but unfortunately hit
the wall hard in his B-Main, which caused heavy rear end damage
and dropped him to a thirteenth place finish. The Lawrenceburg,
Indiana ace was unable to transfer into the 50-lap grand finale
that was won by Brandon Sheppard.
(February 15, 2019) The penultimate event of the
2019 'DIRTcar Nationals' at Volusia Speedway Park took center stage
in the Dirt Late Model world tonight and the World of Outlaws Morton
Buildings Late Model Series presided over another $10,000 to win
spectacular. Jason Jameson narrowly missed out on the 50-lap main
event after finishing fourth in his loaded heat race and third in
(February 14, 2019) Valentine's Day for the #12
team was headlined by another $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Morton
Buildings Late Model Series shootout tonight at Volusia Speedway
Park in Barberville, Florida. Jason Jameson could not find a way
into the 50-lap feature event unfortunately, as he ran sixth in
his heat race and eleventh in his B-Main.
(February 13, 2019) The World of Outlaws Morton
Buildings Late Model Series returned to competition tonight at Volusia
Speedway Park and a $10,000 top prize was on the line for the stellar
44 car field. Jason Jameson unfortunately could not transfer into
the 50-lap headliner after finishing ninth in his heat race and
seventh in his B-Main.
(February 12, 2019) Tonight's DIRTcar-sanctioned
program at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida has been
washed out from afternoon showers with more rain on the way. The
$7,000 to win 'DIRTcar Nationals' showdown at the Daytona Beach-area
oval will not be rescheduled. Action will get back underway at VSP
tomorrow, as the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series
will preside over a 50-lapper, which will boast a $10,000 payday.
(February 11, 2019) The 48th edition of the 'DIRTcar
Nationals' for the Super Late Models started tonight at Volusia
Speedway Park with a $7,000 to win shootout at the 1/2-mile Barberville,
Florida speedplant. Jason Jameson bagged the seventh quickest time
in his group during qualifying prior to running eighth in his heat
race and fourth in his B-Main. After starting the 30-lap sprint
from the outside of the twelfth row, Jason was able to move up six
positions during the contest to claim an eighteenth place effort.
Winter Nationals Rained Out
10, 2019) A $10,000 to win throwdown at Bubba Raceway Park
in Ocala, Florida was scheduled for tonight to wrap up the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series portion of "Speedweeks" in
Georgia and Florida. However, the annual 'Bubba Army Winter Nationals'
was rained-out shortly before hot laps started and the program,
which was set to be highlighted by a 50-lap main event, will not
Nightly Results from East Bay
9, 2019) The final round of the 'Winternationals' at East
Bay Raceway Park paid out another $12,000 top prize tonight. A strong
field of 41 competitors signed in at the pit gate at the Gibsonton,
Florida facility to do battle in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
special. Jason Jameson timed in sixth quickest in Group A during
qualifying before finishing third in heat race action. Jason then
started eleventh in the 50-lap grand finale and advanced to eighth
in the running order, but a lap 19 wreck helped relegate him to
a nineteenth place showing.
(February 8, 2019) Night five of the 'Winternationals'
at East Bay Raceway Park drew a huge crowd and the live MAVTV television
cameras. The $12,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series program
marked the first points paying event of the busy week at the Tampa-area
venue. Jason Jameson knocked down the ninth quickest lap in Group
B during the qualifying session, but later slipped back to eighth
in his loaded heat race. After grabbing the third and final transfer
spot through his B-Main, Jason roared past fourteen competitors
during the 50-lap headliner to record an impressive eighth place
(February 7, 2019) The fourth leg of the 43rd
annual 'Winternationals' greeted Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) tonight
at East Bay Raceway Park and another $7,000 paycheck was on the
line for the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series. In qualifying at the Gibsonton, Florida oval tonight,
Jason Jameson rocked the 1/3-mile track fourth fastest in Group
A and later ran second in his stacked heat race. After rolling off
from the inside of the fourth row in the 40-lap main event, Jason
slipped outside of the top ten early in the distance and officially
wound up seventeenth in the final finishing order.
(February 6, 2019) Round three of the 'Winternationals'
at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida took place earlier
tonight and all eyes in the pit area were on capturing the $7,000
payday. Jason Jameson unfortunately had a short evening, as motor
problems in qualifying led to him scratching from the remainder
of the program. Jonathan Davenport went on to win tonight's 40-lap
headliner while the #12 team worked hard to change powerplants for
(February 5, 2019) Another $5,000 windfall was
up for grabs with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tonight at
East Bay Raceway Park. The Gibsonton, Florida facility drew a stout
56 car field and Jason Jameson started his night off by clicking
off the nineteenth quickest lap in Group A during time trials. Jason
then placed sixth in his loaded heat race and eighth in his B-Main.
Following a sixth place showing in the Strawberry Dash, Jason was
forced to watch the 30-lapper that was eventually won by Tyler Erb.
(February 4, 2019) The 43rd annual 'Winternationals'
kicked off tonight at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida
and 53 competitors showed up to do battle for the $5,000 winner's
check. Jason Jameson laid down the eighth fastest time in Group
A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to grabbing
the third and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race.
After starting the 30-lap sprint from the inside of the eighth row,
Jason was officially placed twentieth in the final rundown tonight
at the "Clay by the Bay."
of Racing Nightly Results from Golden Isles
2, 2019) Another $12,000 payday was on the line with the
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tonight in the 'Super Bowl of Racing'
finale at Golden Isles Speedway. A stout 37 car field signed into
the pit area at the Brunswick, Georgia-area oval and a large crowd
was on hand to witness all of the ground-pounding action. Jason
Jameson timed in eleventh quickest in Group A during qualifying
before placing sixth in his stacked heat race. After grabbing the
third and final transfer spot through his B-Main, Jason streaked
past eleven competitors during the 50-lapper to score a solid tenth
(February 1, 2019) The 2019 edition of the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series season got underway tonight in the 'Super
Bowl of Racing' opener at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick,
Georgia. Most of the $12,000 to win racing program was completed
this evening, but the final B-Main and the 50-lap headliner were
pushed to Saturday afternoon after inclement weather struck the
southern Georgia speedplant. Jason Jameson, wheeling the #12 Swartz
car for Justin Rattliff Racing, did not record a time during the
qualifying session prior to running fifth in his heat race and winning
his B-Main. After starting seventeenth in Saturday's daytime main
event, Jason was involved in a lap 20 incident and wound up placing
seventeenth in the final finishing order.
JRR Team Embarks on Hectic GA/FL Speedweeks!
31, 2019) Justin Rattliff Racing (JRR) and driver Jason
Jameson are headed south to start their 2019 racing season during
"Speedweeks" in Georgia and Florida! Jason is slated to
compete behind the wheel of the #12 machine in fifteen races from
February 1-16 at four different southern venues. The Lawrenceburg,
Indiana native will enter all nine Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
showdowns at Golden Isles Speedway near Brunswick, Georgia, East
Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida, and Bubba Raceway Park in
Ocala, Florida. If the team's equipment is still in good shape,
they plan to travel to Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida
to close out "Speedweeks" with the annual 'DIRTcar Nationals.'
You can view the hectic upcoming schedule by clicking on the SCHEDULE
page of the website! (Todd Healy Photo)