Gilpin Enters Ralph Latham Memorial
and North/South Shootout
12, 2018) Columbus, Indiana ace Devin Gilpin found
himself in the pit area at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union,
Kentucky on August 8-9 for a huge stretch of racing with the Lucas
Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Devin unfortunately was not able to
advance into the $12,000 to win 'Ralph Latham Memorial' on Wednesday
or the $10,000 to win 'North/South Shootout' on Thursday. As a result,
the #1G team made the decision to head back to the race shop following
Thursday's action and skipped out on the weekend's $50,000 to win
'North/South 100.' Full results from the long week at Florence Speedway
can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Devin Gilpin Sixth in Late Model and
Runner-Up in Modified
5, 2018) Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR) headed to Bloomington
Speedway in Bloomington, Indiana and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown,
Indiana on August 3-4 for a pair of special events. On Friday night
at Bloomington in a $3,000 to win MARS Racing Series battle, Devin
Gilpin ran second in his heat race, led four circuits in the 40-lapper,
and eventually settled for a solid sixth place showing behind only
winner Kent Robinson, Tanner English, Michael Kloos, Billy Moyer,
Jr., and Nick Hoffman. At Brownstown on Saturday evening in the
$10,000 to win 'Hall of Fame Classic,' Devin placed fourth in his
loaded heat race before passing five competitors during the 50-lap
feature en route to another sixth place performance.
The #1G team also unloaded their Open Wheel Modified at both Hoosier
State venues over the weekend. Devin won his heat race on both occasions
before running second in both feature events. At Bloomington, the
Columbus, Indiana ace trailed only victor Josh Harris, while he
followed only winner Tyler Nicely underneath the checkers Saturday
at Brownstown. Full results from both facilities can be viewed online
Gilpin Continues to Roll; Wins $2,500
Paul Crockett Memorial!
29, 2018) Columbus, Indiana ace Devin Gilpin racked
up his eleventh feature win of the 2018 racing season on Saturday
evening, July 28 at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana!
In the Super Late Model portion of the annual 'Paul Crockett Memorial,'
Devin won his heat race in preliminary action prior to picking up
the $2,500 paycheck in the unsanctioned feature over David Webb,
Zak Blackwood, Chad Stapleton, and Jared Bailey. In Open Wheel Modified
action during the Jackson County Fair, Devin scored the win in heat
race action before knocking down a runner-up performance in the
$1,000 to win main event behind only victor Tyler Nicely. Complete
results from last night at Brownstown can be accessed online at
Devin Gilpin Bags $2,000 for Super
Late Model Win at Brownstown!
15, 2018) Devin Gilpin's 2018 win total now stands
at ten following a convincing Super Late Model victory on Saturday
night, July 14 at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana! Devin
won his heat race in preliminary action prior to leading all but
one circuit in the unsanctioned feature event to claim the $2,000
winner's check over Tanner English, David Webb, Chad Stapleton,
and Shelby Miles. In Open Wheel Modified competition at the 1/4-mile
oval, Devin won his heat race, but battery issues prior to the start
of the $2,000 to win American Modified Series (AMS) feature dropped
the Columbus, Indiana standout to twenty-second in the final finishing
order. Complete results from last night at Brownstown can be accessed
online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Gilpin Wins in Modified at Brownstown;
Runner-Up in Born Free 40!
8, 2018) The ninth feature win of the 2018 racing
season for Devin Gilpin came on Saturday evening, July 7 at the
legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana! In Open Wheel
Modified action, Devin won his heat race in his prelim and later
led from flag-to-flag in the weekly main event to pocket the $600
top prize over Earl Plessinger, Tim Rivers, Jeremy Owens, and Roy
Bruce, Jr. In MARS Racing Series competition during the $5,000 to
win 'Born Free 40,' Devin drove his Super Late Model to a second
place finish in his heat race and a runner-up performance in the
40-lap feature to trail only victor Kent Robinson at the 1/4-mile
oval. Complete results from last night at Brownstown can be accessed
online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Devin Gilpin Gets Eighth Win of 2018
in Modified at Portsmouth!
1, 2018) Devin Gilpin racked up his eighth feature
win of the 2018 racing season on Saturday, June 30 at Portsmouth
Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio! Devin debuted a new Elite Chassis
in the Open Wheel Modified division and won his heat race prior
to picking up the $800 payday in the headliner! The Columbus, Indiana
native also entered his Bloomquist racecar in the $12,000 to win
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series throwdown at PRP. Devin grabbed
the third transfer spot through his heat race and later wound up
sixteenth in the final rundown of the 50-lap feature event. Full
results from the 'Independence 50' program can be found online by
clicking on www.portsraceway.com.
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Gilpin Unloads Bloomquist Car at Florence
and Lands on Podium!
24, 2018) Columbus, Indiana ace Devin Gilpin unloaded
his family-owned Bloomquist racecar for the first time in 2018 on
Saturday evening, June 23 at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky.
Devin toured the undersized 1/2-mile oval faster than anyone else
during qualifying to earn Fast Time honors and later scored the
victory in heat race action. After starting the $5,000 to win Schaeffer's
Oil Iron-Man Championship Series main event from the pole position,
Devin led laps 3-5 and eventually wound up third in the final finishing
order behind only victor Jason Jameson and runner-up Jackie Boggs.
Full results from last night at Florence Speedway can be viewed
online at www.florencespeedway.com.
Devin Gilpin and #1G Team Busy on
UMP Summer Nationals Tour
16, 2018) Devin Gilpin and the Jim Beeman Motorsports
team were in the pit area tonight at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway
in Joliet, Illinois for another $10,000 to win UMP Summer Nationals
battle. Unfortunately, the team discovered terminal engine problems
prior to the race even starting, which prompted them to scratch
from the event and head back home to Indiana prematurely.
(June 15, 2018) The
third leg of the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals was held earlier this
evening at Sycamore Speedway in Maple Park, Illinois and a $10,000
payday was on the line. In the richest Super Late Model event ever
at the 55-year old facility, Devin Gilpin qualified tenth fastest
in Group A during time trials prior to grabbing the fourth and final
transfer spot through his heat race. The Columbus, Indiana ace then
blasted past ten cars during the 55-lap headliner en route to a
strong fourth place showing behind only winner Shannon Babb, Billy
Moyer, and Ryan Unzicker!
(June 14, 2018) The
Jim Beeman Motorsports team joined the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals
tour on night two tonight at Kankakee County Speedway in Kankakee,
Illinois. Devin Gilpin timed in ninth fastest in his group during
qualifying before running seventh in his loaded heat race. Following
a victory in his B-Main, Devin advanced past five competitors during
the $5,000 to win feature to land an eleventh place effort in the
40-lapper at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds complex.
Gilpin Nabs Top Ten in Dirt Late Model
Dream Prelim at Eldora
10, 2018) Jim Beeman Motorsports and driver Devin
Gilpin traveled to the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from
June 7-9 for 'Dream XXIV.' After Thursday night's $5,000 to win
prelim was pushed back to Friday afternoon due to inclement weather,
Devin won his heat race prior to knocking down a solid ninth place
effort in the 25-lap feature. Later that evening, Devin ran fourth
in his heat race and thirteenth in the $10,000 to win headliner.
At the "Big E" on Saturday, Devin finished fifth in both
his loaded heat race and B-Main, which unfortunately kept him out
of the $100,000 to win 'Dirt Late Model Dream.' However, the Columbus,
Indiana ace did score the victory in the B-Scramble after his consolation
race, which netted him an extra $1,000! Full results from the soggy
weekend at Eldora can be found online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Devin Gilpin Lands on Podium in Johnny
3, 2018) Devin Gilpin and Jim Beeman Motorsports
invaded the nearby Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on
Saturday, June 2 for the 'Johnny Wheeler Tribute.' The Ultimate
Battle of the Bluegrass Super Late Model Series presided over the
single-day throwdown, which boasted a $3,000 payday. Devin ran third
in heat race action and later started the 31-lap main event from
the outside of the third row. The Columbus, Indiana hotshoe was
then able to work his way past three competitors during the headliner
en route to a strong third place podium performance behind only
victor Hudson O'Neal and runner-up Jason Jameson. Complete results
from last night at Brownstown can be accessed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Gilpin Racks Up Three Feature Wins
Over Memorial Day Weekend!
28, 2018) Columbus, Indiana ace Devin Gilpin racked
up three feature wins over the hectic Memorial Day holiday weekend
(May 25-27) to elevate his 2018 win total to seven! Following a
sixteenth place effort in an Open Wheel Modified on Friday night
in the annual 'Josh Burton Memorial' at Bloomington Speedway in
Bloomington, Indiana, Devin rolled into the legendary Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on Saturday evening. Devin won his
heat race in both his Open Wheel Modified and Jim Beeman's Super
Late Model before bagging a pair of victories in the weekly feature
events. He scored $1,200 for his Late Model triumph over Adam Bowman,
Chad Stapleton, Alan Magner, and Matt Bex, while he nabbed a $600
top prize in the Modified division.
On Sunday, the #1G team unloaded at the famed Eldora Speedway in
Rossburg, Ohio for the annual running of the 'Johnny Appleseed Classic,'
which was sanctioned by the American Late Model Series. Devin qualified
second fastest in his group during time trials before running second
in his heat race. After starting the 25-lap sprint from the outside
of the second row, Devin bolted into the lead on the first circuit
and led each and every lap to record the $3,000 windfall over Matt
Miller, Jon Henry, Dustin Nobbe, and Shanon Buckingham! Complete
results from all three venues can be found online at www.bloomingtonspeedway.com,
(Jim DenHamer Photo)
Devin Gilpin Wins in Modified Again
at Brownstown for 4th Victory!
20, 2018) After the 'Outlaw Invasion' weekend was
washed out at Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio, Devin Gilpin made a
last minute call to unload an Open Wheel Modified on Saturday night,
May 19 at the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana.
On a hammer-down racing surface from afternoon showers, Devin ran
second in his heat race. He then took the lead about five laps into
the weekly UMP Modified feature event and led the remainder of the
distance to pocket the $600 payday ahead of Tim Rivers, Jeremy Owens,
Matt Boknecht, and Jacoby Hines! Complete results from last night
at Brownstown can be accessed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Gilpin Runs Up Front in Farmer City
74; Sees Rain at Fairbury
13, 2018) The Jim Beeman Motorsports team and driver
Devin Gilpin had a pair of $10,000 to win MARS Racing Series tilts
in the Land of Lincoln circled on their racing calendar over the
May 11-12 weekend. With Saturday's rain-out of the annual 'FALS
Frenzy' at Fairbury American Legion Speedway, the #1G team competed
in one lone event on Friday evening at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer
City, Illinois. Devin Gilpin stopped the clock fastest in Group
B during the qualifying session prior to scoring an impressive heat
race triumph. After starting the 'Farmer City 74' from the outside
of the front row, Devin ran second early in the 74-lap affair before
eventually sliding back to fifth at the checkers behind only victor
Shannon Babb, Billy Moyer, Brian Shirley, and Tim Manville. Full
results from the 1/4-mile fairgrounds venue can be accessed online
Devin Gilpin Breaks Motor Leading
5, 2018) Devin Gilpin, of Columbus, Indiana, tackled
the annual 'JB Robinson Memorial' on Friday night, May 4 at Bloomington
Speedway in Bloomington, Indiana. The Summit Racing Equipment American
Modified Series (AMS) roared into the Hoosier State last night to
sanction a $2,000 to win throwdown. Devin won his heat race in preliminary
competition and later started the 40-lap feature event from the
pole position. After leading the first eleven circuits, Devin unfortunately
lost a motor and was dropped to twentieth in the final finishing
order. Full results from last night at Bloomington Speedway can
be viewed online at www.bloomingtonspeedway.com.