Devin Gilpin Advances into Season-Ending
DTWC at Portsmouth!
22, 2017) Devin Gilpin and the Jim Beeman Motorsports
team invaded Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio on October
20-21 for the 37th edition of the 'Dirt Track World Championship.'
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season finale once again boasted
a whopping $100,000 top prize and attracted 72 of the top Super
Late Model teams from around the country. On Friday night, Devin
ran second in his first heat race of the evening, while he advanced
to fifth in his second and final prelim. After winning the B-Main
on Saturday, Devin rolled off from the inside of the tenth row in
the 100-lap headliner. Unfortunately, the Columbus, Indiana native
was taken out on lap sixteen by Jackie Boggs, which resulted in
a pile-up tearing up other racecars, and relegated Devin to a disappointing
twenty-seventh place showing. Full results from the season-ending
DTWC weekend can be accessed by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Gilpin Charges Up Inside of Top Ten
in Fall Classic; Finishes Eighth!
15, 2017) The #1G team was back in Super Late Model
competition on October 13-14 at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City,
Kentucky, as the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series
sanctioned the 27th running of the 'Fall Classic.' A strong 34 car
field assembled at "Kentucky's Baddest Bullring" and all
eyes in attendance were fixated on the hefty $15,000 winner's check.
On Friday night during preliminary action, Devin Gilpin knocked
down the ninth quickest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to
placing fifth in his loaded heat race. After winning a B-Main on
Saturday evening, Devin was able to climb up inside of the top ten
in the 75-lap headliner - eventually netting a solid eighth place
performance. Complete results from Ponderosa Speedway can be accessed
online by clicking on www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Devin Gilpin Lands Pair of Top Tens
with Lucas Oil Gang in Georgia!
2, 2017) Next up for Jim Beeman Motorsports was
a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series throwdowns in the Peach
State, as both the historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia
and Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia hosted lucrative races in front
of huge crowds over the September 30-October 1 weekend. On Saturday
night in the annual 'Dixie Shootout,' which paid $12,000 to the
winner, Devin Gilpin won his loaded heat race prior to winding up
seventh in the final rundown of the 60-lap feature event. In the
$10,000 to win 'Rome Showdown' on Sunday evening, Devin placed second
in his heat race and later brought home a ninth place showing in
the 50-lapper. Full results from both LOLMDS shows can be viewed
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Gilpin Runner-Up in Jackson 100 Weekend
Opener at Brownstown!
24, 2017) The Jim Beeman Motorsports team stormed
into the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on
September 22-23 for the 38th edition of the 'Jackson 100.' The two-day
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series weekend kicked off on Friday evening
at the 1/4-mile fairgrounds facility with a $7,000 to win shootout.
Devin Gilpin timed in fourth quickest in Group A during the qualifying
session prior to winning his loaded heat race. After starting third
on the grid in the 30-lap sprint, Devin moved up to second in the
running order and eventually crossed under the checkers in the runner-up
position behind only victor Jimmy Owens!
In front of a standing-room-only crowd at Brownstown on Saturday
night, a $15,000 top prize was up for grabs in the prestigious 'Jackson
100.' Devin clicked off the second fastest time in Group B during
qualifying and later scored another heat race triumph. After rolling
off from the outside of the second row in the 100-lap mega-event,
the Columbus, Indiana standout unfortunately lost a motor on the
third circuit and was officially placed twenty-fifth in the final
finishing order. Full results from the doubleheader weekend at Brownstown
can be viewed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Devin Gilpin Gets Sixteenth Win of
2017 in Jim Beeman's Late Model!
17, 2017) Devin Gilpin, of Columbus, Indiana, was
back behind the wheel of Jim Beeman's MasterSbilt racecar on Saturday
evening, September 16 at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana
for the final tune-up leading into the 'Jackson 100' and racked
up his sixteenth feature win of 2017! Devin ran second in his Super
Late Model heat race and later started from the outside of the second
row in the A-Main. Devin then lapped all the way up to the second
position during the course of the feature to bag the $2,000 winner's
check over Chad Stapleton, Jared Bailey, Jeff Wilson, and Matt Bex!
In his own Open Wheel Modified on Friday night, September 15 at
Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, Indiana, Devin won his heat
race in American Modified Series (AMS) competition, but later broke
in the $3,500 to win feature and wound up placing twenty-second
in the final finishing order. Full results from both shows can be
viewed online at www.bloomingtonspeedway.com
Gilpin Invades Land of Lincoln for
AMS Modified Triple Shot!
4, 2017) Devin Gilpin returned to the racing scene
after his scary flip a few weeks ago from September 1-3 in a triple
shot of AMS Modified Series action in the Land of Lincoln. On Friday
night at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois, Devin ran
third in his heat race prior to moving up to sixth in the $3,000
to win main event. At Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury,
Illinois on Saturday evening, Devin finished third in his heat race
and second in his B-Main before blasting all the way up to fourth
in the $10,000 to win headliner to trail only victor Mike Harrison,
Brent Mullins, and Ryan Unzicker. In the $5,000 to win weekend finale
on Sunday at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois, the
Columbus, Indiana standout placed third in his heat race and twentieth
in the A-Main. Complete results from the trio of holiday weekend
races can be found online at www.americanmodifiedseries.com.
Devin Gilpin Hospitalized Following
Wild Flip at Brownstown Speedway
20, 2017) After placing fourth on Friday night,
August 18 in an Open Wheel Modified at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington,
Indiana, Devin Gilpin and his #1G team were back at the nearby Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on Saturday evening for a visit
by the MARS Dirt Car Series East division. Devin ran second in his
heat race and had a solid run going in the $3,000 to win main event
until his Sweet-Bloomquist car rolled several times over the turn-one
banking during the final laps of the race. The track's point leader
was able to climb from his battered racecar and he was officially
placed tenth in the final rundown.
Back at the team transporter following the race, Devin - who has
a hemophiliac condition - complained of a severe headache, along
with neck and back pain. With his blood pressure spiking, paramedics
advised to fly him to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis for further
testing. Fortunately, there was no internal bleeding to be found
and Devin, who has since been released from the hospital, emerged
with a broken collarbone and is thankfully doing better each day.
Full results from Saturday at Brownstown can be accessed online
Gilpin Enters North/South 100 at Florence;
Runs Tenth in Modified
13, 2017) The #1G team traveled to Florence Speedway
in Union, Kentucky on August 10-12 for the 35th edition of the 'North/South
100,' which was once again sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series. The three-day crown jewel extravaganza kicked off on
Thursday night with the 'North/South Shootout' and a $10,000 payday
was on the line. Devin Gilpin timed in twenty-fifth fastest in Group
B during qualifying prior to running tenth in his loaded heat race
and seventeenth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Devin was unable to
make the start in the 50-lap feature event, which was won by Jimmy
On Friday evening, the 'North/South 100' officially got underway
with two rounds of qualifying heat races at the undersized 1/2-mile
speedplant. Devin ran eleventh in both of his heat races and later
placed twelfth in his B-Main on Saturday. The Columbus, Indiana
standout did not advance into the $50,000 to win 'North/South 100,'
but he was able to finish second in his Open Wheel Modified heat
race before knocking down a tenth place effort in the A-Main, which
carried a $2,000 paycheck. Full results from the Cincinnati-area
facility can be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
Devin Gilpin Rolls To Another Modified
Win at Brownstown!!
6, 2017) Devin Gilpin racked up his fifteenth triumph
of 2017 on Saturday evening, August 5 in Open Wheel Modified competition
at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana! Devin won his heat
race in preliminary action and later beat Victor Lee, Ryan Thomas,
Brandon Reed, and Chad Combs to the checkered flag to score the
$600 payday in the feature. In the $5,000 to win Schaeffer's Oil
Iron-Man Championship Series show for the Super Late Models, Devin
grabbed the third transfer spot through his B-Main, but unfortunately
endured a slow rollover during the main event on lap eleven. The
Columbus, Indiana ace emerged unscathed from the incident, but he
was relegated to a disappointing eighteenth place showing. Full
results from these races can be viewed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Gilpin Double Dips During Jackson
County Fair for Two More Wins!
30, 2017) Columbus, Indiana standout Devin Gilpin's
2017 win total now stands at fourteen following a pair of Open Wheel
Modified victories during the annual Jackson County Fair at the
legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana! On Thursday
night, July 27, Devin won his heat race and later beat Jacoby Hines,
Jeremy Owens, Matt Boknecht, and Chad Combs to the checkers to claim
the $600 top prize in the feature. At Brownstown on Saturday evening,
July 29, Devin once again took the victory in his heat race and
the $600 to win main event by besting Matt Boknecht, Bradley Sterrett,
Jacoby Hines, and Jeremy Owens. In addition, Devin also placed second
in his Super Late Model heat on Saturday before bagging an impressive
runner-up showing in the $2,500 to win headliner behind only victor
Hudson O'Neal. Full results from these races can be viewed online
Devin Gilpin Finds Richmond Raceway
Victory Lane for $1,259!!
23, 2017) Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR) ventured south
to Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Kentucky on Saturday evening, July
22 and picked up their twelfth victory of the 2017 campaign! In
the Open Wheel Modified portion of the 'Butterball Wooldridge Memorial,'
Devin Gilpin swept the night's racing activities by earning Fast
Time honors in qualifying, winning the heat race, and emerging victorious
in the headliner over Jimmy Lennox, Jr., Blake Brown, Dennis Roberson,
and Shon Flanary to bag the $1,259 top prize. Behind the wheel of
his Super Late Model in the $10,059 to win special, Devin placed
second in his stacked heat race prior to running fourth in the 59-lapper
behind only victor Freddie Carpenter, Tyler Carpenter, and Eddie
Carrier, Jr. Complete results from last night's first-ever visit
to Richmond Raceway can be viewed online at www.richmond-raceway.net.
Gilpin Grabs Another Modified Win
at Brownstown from the Tail!
16, 2017) Devin Gilpin racked up his eleventh victory
overall in 2017 behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified on Saturday
night, July 15 at the nearby Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown,
Indiana! Devin encountered problems throughout preliminary competition,
but later started the weekly main event from the outside of the
eleventh row. The Columbus, Indiana standout then blitzed through
the pack during the headliner and eventually took the lead with
about five laps remaining to bag the $600 winner's check!
Behind the wheel of his Super Late Model, Devin ran fourth in his
heat race and suffered a flat tire early in the $3,000 to win Battle
of the Bluegrass Series feature. He then rallied from the tail of
the field to salvage an impressive third place podium showing in
the 30-lapper behind only victor Michael Chilton and runner-up Marty
O'Neal. Full results from last night at Brownstown Speedway can
be viewed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Devin Gilpin Racing Hits Road for
Summer Nationals Weekend
10, 2017) The #1G team traveled to the Land of Lincoln
from July 7-9 for a trio of UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals shootouts.
After unfortunately missing out on the $10,000 to win feature on
Friday night at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois, Devin
Gilpin rolled into Highland Speedway in Highland, Illinois on Saturday
evening for a similar $10,000 to win event. Devin placed fourth
in his stacked heat race prior to blasting past eight competitors
during the 50-lap feature to garner a strong eighth place performance.
In the weekend finale on Sunday at Kickapoo Speedway in Danville,
Illinois, which boasted a $5,000 winner's share, Devin ran third
in heat race action before retiring early from the rough racing
surface in the main event and settling for a seventeenth place effort.
Full results from all three weekend races can be viewed by clicking
Gilpin Sweeps Born Free 40 Program
at B'town; Runner-Up at Twin Cities!
3, 2017) Devin Gilpin, of Columbus, Indiana, swept
the annual 'Born Free 40' program on Saturday night, July 1 at Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana to elevate his 2017 win total to
ten! Devin earned Fast Time honors in MARS DIRTcar Series East qualifying
prior to running second in his Super Late Model heat race. He then
grabbed the top spot in the 40-lapper on the 29th circuit and drove
to the $5,000 triumph over Michael Chilton, Tanner English, Cody
Mahoney, and Jason Jameson! Behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified,
Devin won his heat race in preliminary action before besting Brian
Shaw, Timothy Harris, Jeremy Owens, and Jacoby Hines in the AMS
feature event to claim the $1,500 payday!
The Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR) team then closed out their holiday
weekend on Sunday evening, July 2 at Twin Cities Raceway Park in
Vernon, Indiana. Devin ran second in his Open Wheel Modified heat
race and later finished second in the $1,000 to win main event behind
only victor Jacoby Hines. Full results from both racetracks can
be viewed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com
Devin Gilpin Advances into $10,000
to win Special at Florence...
25, 2017) The Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR) team drove
through the pit gate at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky on
Saturday, June 24, as the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Bonus
Series presided over a single-day shootout, which boasted a $10,000
top prize. Devin Gilpin posted the fourteenth quickest time in Group
B during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth transfer
spot through his stacked heat race. After starting the 50-lap headliner
from the outside of the eighth row, Devin wound up finishing nineteenth
in the final rundown at the Cincinnati-area speedplant. Full results
from last night at Florence Speedway can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
Gilpin's Eighth Win of '17 Comes at
PRP; Sixth in Boone Coleman Gator 50!
18, 2017) Devin Gilpin racked up his eighth victory
of the 2017 racing season on Saturday night, June 17 in Open Wheel
Modified action at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio!
Devin started sixth on the grid in the 20-lapper and drove to the
point past early leader Jeremy Rayburn on the 15th circuit. The
Columbus, Indiana standout then led the final handful of laps to
bag the $1,000 triumph ahead of Ben Adkins, Jeremy Rayburn, Nathon
Loney, and Jody Puckett! Behind the wheel of his Super Late Model
in the $5,000 to win 'Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50,' Devin improved
five spots during the course of the 50-lap affair en route to a
strong sixth place showing at PRP. Full results from both races
last night at Portsmouth can be viewed online at www.portsraceway.com.
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Devin Gilpin Transfers into Hoosier
Dirt Classic; Wins Again in Modified!
15, 2017) The Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR) team made
the short trek to the legendary Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown,
Indiana on Wednesday evening, June 14 for the annual running of
the 'Hoosier Dirt Classic.' In UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals action
for the Super Late Models, Devin Gilpin ran fifth in his heat race,
second in the B-Main, and eighteenth in the $5,000 to win main event.
Behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified, Devin scored the heat
race victory and the feature triumph to bag the $1,000 payday over
Earl Plessinger, Tyler Nicely, Josh Harris, and Jeremy Owens! The
win last night at Brownstown marked his seventh trip to victory
lane so far in 2017!!! Full results can be accessed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com.
Gilpin Tackles Dirt Late Model Dream
Weekend at Eldora
11, 2017) The #1G team rolled into the famed Eldora
Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from June 8-10 for the 23rd running of
the 'Dirt Late Model Dream,' which once again carried a hefty $100,000
winner's check. The three-day crown jewel spectacular at the 1/2-mile,
high-banked speedplant drew 79 Super Late Model competitors. Things
kicked off at the "Big E" with a pair of Twin 25 preliminary
programs, which paid $5,000 and $10,000 to win respectively.
Devin Gilpin finished sixth in his heat race and third
in his B-Main on Thursday night before driving up to eighteenth
in the 25-lap main event. On Friday evening, Devin ran sixth in
his heat race, won his B-Main, and later wound up nineteenth in
the final finishing order of the 25-lapper. When the stakes were
raised in the Buckeye State on Saturday, the Columbus, Indiana standout
placed sixth in his loaded heat race and twenty-third in his consolation
event, which unfortunately kept Devin out of the 100-lap 'Dirt Late
Model Dream.' Full results from the extended weekend at Eldora Speedway
can be accessed by pointing your Internet browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Devin Gilpin Sweeps Brownstown to
Bring Win Total to Six!!
4, 2017) Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR) swept the Super
Late Model and Open Wheel Modified portion of the racing program
on Saturday evening, June 3 at the legendary Brownstown Speedway
in Brownstown, Indiana to jump their 2017 win total to six! In the
Super Late Model division, Devin Gilpin won his heat race prior
to beating Chad Stapleton, Jared Bailey, Jeff Wilson, and Marty
O'Neal to the checkers in the feature to claim the $1,200 victory.
Behind the wheel of his Open Wheel Modified, Devin won his heat
race once again in preliminary action prior to bagging the $1,500
top prize in the main event.
Earlier in the weekend, DGR unloaded both racecars on Friday night
at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio. Devin won both heat
races before finishing runner-up in the $1,000 to win Super Late
Model headliner behind victor Steve Casebolt and fourteenth in the
$2,000 to win Open Wheel Modified special. Full results from both
facilities can be accessed online at www.molerracewaypark.com