NIGHTLY RESULTS FROM THE LUCAS OIL REOPENING TOUR...

(May 27, 2020) Things wrapped up at East Bay Raceway Park tonight, as the $7,000 to win finale for the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour took center stage across the Dirt Late Model industry. Tanner English stopped the clock second quickest in Group A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to nabbing the third transfer spot through his heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the sixth row in the 40-lap feature event, Tanner drove past a trio of competitors en route to a steady eighth place performance. The Benton, Kentucky native now finds himself eleventh in the latest version of the LOLMDS point standings exiting the Gibsonton, Florida facility. (Heath Lawson Photography)

(May 26, 2020) The second leg of the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour at East Bay Raceway Park took place tonight at the Gibsonton, Florida oval and another $7,000 paycheck was up for grabs for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series stars. Tanner English clicked off the fourth fastest lap in Group B during time trials and once again placed second in his loaded heat race. The Benton, Kentucky ace then notched his second straight top ten performance at the "Clay by the Bay," as Tanner crossed underneath the checkered flag in the tenth spot after forty green flag circuits.

(May 25, 2020) Next up on the racing calendar for the #81e team was a stop at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida. The Lucas Oil Reopening Tour rolled into the "Clay by the Bay" and a $7,000 payday was the prize that the 35 teams in the pit area were shooting for tonight. Tanner English timed in fourth quickest in Group A during Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series qualifying prior to finishing second in his heat race. After starting seventh on the grid in the 40-lap feature, Tanner hung around the top ten and eventually knocked down a solid eighth place effort.

(May 21, 2020) The third and final event of the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour at Golden Isles Speedway took center stage tonight and another $7,000 winner's check was on the line at the Brunswick, Georgia facility. Following a rain delay, Tanner English qualified tenth quickest in Group B during time trials before placing third in his stacked heat race. Tanner then worked his way past four competitors during the 40-lap feature event on his way to an eighth place performance. The Benton, Kentucky native currently sits thirteenth in the latest version of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point standings and now has plans of following the tour for the rest of the year!

(May 20, 2020) Another $7,000 top prize was up for grabs for the cars and stars racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tonight at Golden Isles Speedway. With inclement weather in the area, the program was sped up and the action on the Brunswick, Georgia oval was fast and furious. Tanner English knocked down the twelfth fastest time in Group A during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his loaded heat race. The Benton, Kentucky ace started fifteenth on the feature grid in the 40-lapper, but a folded under nose caused him to draw a lap 25 caution flag and relegated him to a nineteenth place effort.

(May 19, 2020) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series returned to action tonight at Golden Isles Speedway and the #81e team was in the pit area at the Brunswick, Georgia speedplant for round one of the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour. A total of 43 entrants converged on the southern Georgia facility for the first series event since February. With no fans in attendance for the $7,000 to win special due to COVID-19 restrictions, Tanner English started his evening off by clicking off the fourteenth quickest lap in Group B during time trials. Tanner then finished fourth in his stacked heat race prior to advancing six spots during the 40-lap feature on his way to a strong tenth place showing.

TANNER ENGLISH STEERS TO TOP FIVE IN KARL CHEVROLET 50!

(May 10, 2020) The Riggs Motorsports team rolled into Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri on Saturday evening, May 9 for the 'Karl Chevrolet 50.' The DIRTcar Super Late Model special attracted 60 entrants to the St. Louis-area speedplant to do battle for the $7,000 paycheck. With a limited grandstand crowd on hand - due to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions - and in front of a worldwide streaming audience, Tanner English earned Fast Time honors overall during qualifying before running second in his loaded heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the fourth row, Tanner was able to steer past four competitors en route to an impressive fourth place effort behind only race winner Billy Moyer, Brandon Sheppard, and Devin Moran! Complete results from the 'Karl Chevrolet 50' can be accessed by clicking on www.federatedautopartsraceway.com.

LATE FLAT TIRE DROPS ENGLISH OUT OF PODIUM AT BOYD'S...

(May 3, 2020) Tanner English and the Riggs Motorsports team invaded Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on Saturday, May 2 for an unsanctioned program dubbed as the 'Boyd's Dirt Showdown.' The single-day shootout was broadcast live to a worldwide audience online at www.DirtonDirt.com and www.FloRacing.com. Tanner laid down the third fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session to earn the sixth starting spot in the $5,000 to win headliner. With passing at a premium during the 50-lap main event, Tanner had moved up to third late in the contest before a flat right rear tire relegated him to a disappointing eleventh place performance. Full results from the Chattanooga-area facility can be accessed online at www.boydsspeedway.info.

RIGGS MOTORSPORTS RETURNS TO ACTION AT BOYD'S!

(April 30, 2020) With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic bringing racing action to a halt in recent weeks, Riggs Motorsports is scheduled to return to the racetrack for the first time since March 6 on Saturday, May 2 at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia. The 'Boyd's Dirt Showdown presented by PitStopUSA.com' will feature the unsanctioned Super Late Models and Tanner English will be gunning for the $5,000 paycheck. All of the dirt-slinging action from the 1/3-mile oval on the Tennessee-Georgia border will be broadcast LIVE on Pay-Per-View for subscribers on both www.DirtonDirt.com and www.FloRacing.com.

ENGLISH BATTLES WOOLMS FOES AT DUCK RIVER...

(March 7, 2020) Tanner English and Riggs Motorsports invaded Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee on Friday night, March 6, as the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sanctioned a lucrative $10,000 to win program at the Volunteer State oval. Tanner clicked off the eighth quickest time in Group A during the qualifying session before grabbing the third transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the sixth row in the 50-lap headliner, Tanner bolted up inside of the top ten and was looking for more before getting caught up in a scrape with another competitor, which bent a tie-rod on his #81e machine. The Benton, Kentucky ace retired after only 31 circuits and was forced to settle for a twenty-first place showing at the venue dubbed as "Ducktona." Full results can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED TODAY FOR RIGGS MOTORSPORTS!

(March 1, 2020) Fresh off picking up their first victory of 2020 on Friday night in the 'Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic' opener at Clarksville (TN) Speedway, Riggs Motorsports is excited to launch a brand-new website today at www.RiggsMotorsports81.com! The new Internet home for the Norris City, Illinois-based team will keep fans and sponsors up-to-date on the racing efforts of all three of their drivers: Tanner English, Jason Riggs, and Jack Riggs. Tanner and Jason both kicked off their 2020 seasons in early February in Georgia and Florida during "Speedweeks," while Jack is still yet to turn his first competitive laps behind the wheel of a Dirt Late Model. Keep logging onto the brand-new www.RiggsMotorsports81.com throughout the year to see the latest news, information, schedule dates, results, photos, apparel, and so much more!

TANNER ENGLISH TAKES NIGHT ONE OF TOILET BOWL CLASSIC!!

(March 1, 2020) Tanner English, of Benton, Kentucky, recorded his first triumph with Riggs Motorsports on Friday night, February 28 in the 'Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic' opener at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, Tennessee! Tanner stalked early leader Josh Putnam for the point during the 25-lapper before taking the top spot on the twelfth circuit. Tanner went on to lead the rest of the way to claim the $3,000 paycheck ahead of Putnam, Donald McIntosh, Booger Brooks, and Brian Shirley. On Saturday evening, February 29, a $5,000 top prize was on the line for the DIRTcar Late Models in the 'Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic' finale. Tanner was looking to flush the competition yet again, but wound up finishing ninth in the final rundown of the 30-lap headliner. Full results from Clarksville Speedway can be located by clicking on www.clarksvillespeedway.com. (Josh James Artwork Photo)

 

 


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