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April 22, 2018 - Podium Finish With LOLMDS at Port Royal Speedway
With Mother Nature wiping out Friday’s opener at Sharon Speedway (Sharon, Ohio), Earl Pearson Jr. headed to Hagerstown Speedway (Hagerstown, Maryland) on Saturday evening for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned Stanley Schetrompf Classic. With 38 cars registered in for action, Pearson Jr. logged a 7th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top-3, Earl landed a 2nd place finish behind Don O’Neal positioning him 20th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Coming one spot shy of a Top-5 finish, Earl Pearson Jr. streaked through the field 14 spots reeling in a 6th place finish.

1On Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pennsylvania), Earl locked his spot into the $10,000-to-win finale with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Starting in 10th, Pearson Jr. gained seven spots in the 50-lap affair to place 3rd behind Scott Bloomquist and Josh Richards with Tim McCreadie and Darrell Lanigan completing the Top-5 finishers. (Heath Lawson photo)

Earl remains in fourth in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

April 13, 2018 - Pearson Jr. Attends Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic
Earl Pearson Jr. traveled to Atomic Speedway (Chillicothe, Ohio) on Friday evening for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned Buckeye Spring 50. In a field of 30 cars, Earl recorded the fastest time overall in his qualifying group before placing 2nd in his heat race behind Don O’Neal. Earning the 5th-starting position for the $12,000-to-win A-Main, Earl was running in 8th when he got spun out by another competitor. He salvaged a 23rd place outing in the final laps.

Saturday night’s Indiana Icebreaker at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) was ousted by Mother Nature.

Earl is currently fourth in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) point standings. For more results from this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

March 24, 2018 - EPJ Wins on Last-Lap Pass Over Bloomquist at Boyd's
1 After losing Thursday’s opener at Volunteer Speedway (Bulls Gap, Tennessee), Earl Pearson Jr. was one of 44 Super Late Models on hand at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Friday evening for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned The Shamrock. Losing one spot in his heat race, Pearson posted a runner-up finish behind Don O’Neal positioning him 6th on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Making his way to the front in the final 10 circuits, Earl overtook Chris Madden for 2nd on lap-47 and had his eyes set on race-leader Scott Bloomquist in the final three laps. Passing Bloomquist on the final lap, Earl Pearson Jr. streaked to his first win of the season and a $12,000 payday. The win marked his second straight victory in The Shamrock at the famed 1/3-mile located on the border of Tennessee and Georgia. Bloomquist, Chris Madden, Brandon Overton, and Hudson O’Neal completed the Top-5 finishers in the 50-lap affair. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Saturday night at East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) for the Bama Bash, Earl secured his spot into the $12,000-to-win A-Main with a 3rd place finish in his heat. Starting the feature in 9th, Pearson Jr. dropped one spot in the 50-lap affair to place 10th.

Earl sits in third in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

February 17, 2018 - 2nd Place Finish in LOLMDS Speedweeks Finale at BRP
1 Sunday night brought Earl Pearson Jr. to Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Florida) competing in the final Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned event of speed-weeks. With 37 cars on hand for the Bubby Army Winternationals, Pearson Jr. secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win A-Main with a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Jonathan Davenport. Rolling off 7th, Earl advanced through the field five spots to place 2nd behind Davenport with Hudson O’Neal, Jimmy Owens, and Kyle Bronson rounding out the Top-5 finishers. (Heath Lawson photo)

After two nights off, Earl Pearson Jr. traveled to Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Wednesday night for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season opener. In a field of 51 cars, Pearson Jr. dropped two spots in his heat to place 6th. Transferring into the B-Main for another shot at the feature, Earl landed a runner-up finish behind Mason Zeigler locking him into the 24th-starting spot for the feature. With $10,000 on the line, Earl Pearson Jr. improved eight spots reeling in a 16th place outing.

The following night, Pearson Jr. recorded the 17th fastest time in his qualifying group earning him the 9th-starting position for his heat. Making hard contact with the wall while battling for a transfer spot, Earl scratched from his consolation event to prepare for the final two nights.

In a field of 46 cars on Friday evening, Earl logged a 8th place finish in his heat giving him one final shot at the $10,000-to-win A-Main with a B-Main appearance. Sending the Top 3 into the show, Pearson Jr. came two spots shy with a 5th place outing.

Wrapping up the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals on Saturday, Pearson Jr. registered a 7th place finish in his heat race sending him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 3 to make the $10,000-to-win finale, Earl fell short with a 7th place finish.

Earl is currently in fourth in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com and www.WoOLMS.com.

February 10, 2018 - Podium Finish in Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park
1 Earl Pearson Jr. was one of 40 Super Late Models signed in at East Bay Raceway Park (Gibsonton, Florida) on Monday for the opening night of the Wrisco Industries Winternationals. Moving up one spot in his heat, Pearson Jr. landed a 2nd place finish behind Devin Moran positioning him 7th on the starting grid for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned A-Main. Wheeling his way into a podium spot, Earl jumped up four positions to place 3rd behind Brandon Sheppard and Devin Moran with Jonathan Davenport and Scott Bloomquist completing the Top-5 finishers. (Heath Lawson photos)

The following night in a field of 46 Super Late Models, Pearson Jr. came up one spot shy of a transfer position in his heat with a 5th place finish. Transferring into the B-Main for another shot at the feature, Earl captured a 12-lap consolation victory earning him the 18th-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top 10, Earl Pearson Jr. jumped up nine spots to place 9th.

On Wednesday night, Pearson Jr. logged a 6th place finish in heat giving him final last shot at the $7,000-to-win A-Main with a B-Main appearance. Coming short of a 3rd place finish or better, Earl had to rely on a provisional to make the feature. Pulling out his secondary car for the 40-lapper, Earl Pearson Jr. improved seven positions registering a 17th place outing.

Drawing 53 Super Late Models on Thursday night, Pearson Jr. logged a 7th place finish in his heat transferring him into the B-Main. Failing to place in the Top 3, Earl was granted a provisional into the A-Main. Coming from the tail of the field, Earl Pearson Jr. streaked through the field 15 spots reeling in a 8th place finish.

Following the second fastest time in his qualifying group on Friday, Earl cruised to a 10-lap heat race win locking him into the 3rd-starting spot for the feature. Hanging on to a Top-10 finish, Pearson Jr. posted a 10th place outing in the 50-lap affair.

1Closing out the Wrisco Industries Winternationals on Saturday evening, Earl followed up the sixth fastest time in his group with a heat race win. Rolling off 5th for the 60-lapper, Pearson Jr. held his spot to place 5th behind Kyle Bronson, Jonathan Davenport, Brandon Overton, and Josh Richards.

Earl is currently in fifth in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

February 3, 2018 - Earl Pearson Jr. Lands 6th Place Finish in LOLMDS Opener at GIS
1On Friday night Earl Pearson Jr. kicked off the 2018 season aboard the Black Diamond Race Car #1 Super Late Model for the Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway (Brunswick, Georgia). With 41 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries on hand for the two-day event, Pearson timed in fifth fastest in his qualifying group before posting a 2nd place finish in his heat behind Josh Richards. Earning the 6th-starting position for the opening night feature, Earl held his spot for all 50-laps notching a 6th place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

Returning on Saturday night for the $12,000 top prize, Earl logged a 7th place finish in his heat race transferring him into the B-Main. Needing the place in the Top 3 to make the show, Pearson came up two spots short with a 5th place outing. Receiving one of the four provisionals into the finale, Earl Pearson Jr. charged through the field 14 spots in the 60-lap affair to place 12th.

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

January 29, 2018 - Black Diamond Race Cars and Earl Pearson Jr. Launch New Site
1Black Diamond Race Cars and Earl Pearson Jr. are the newest addition to the MSR Mafia team, and a brand-new site has been launched at www.RaceBlackDiamond.com.

The championship-winning chassis manufacturer has launched a house-car program for the 2018 campaign, and has tabbed five-time national champion, Earl Pearson Jr. to be behind the wheel.

The potent combo will be pursuing the 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) crown with their Black Diamond Race Car #1 Lucas Oil Products/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model.

The championship chase kicks off this Friday and Saturday at Georgia's Golden Isles Speedway. On Friday evening a $10,000-to-win program will be contested, while Saturday night will see a $12,000-to-win event on tap.

Check back often as new information and details are added to the site!