Modified Winternationals Nightly Results
from East Bay...
27, 2018) The 42nd Annual 'Winternationals' for
the Open Wheel Modifieds wrapped up tonight at East Bay Raceway
Park, as each and every entrant had their sights set on the $5,000
grand prize at the Gibsonton, Florida oval. Devin Gilpin scored
the victory in his loaded heat race and later started the 75-lap
big show from the inside of the fifth row. The Columbus, Indiana
ace then climbed to as high as third in the running order before
slipping back to sixth at the checkered flag to finish behind only
victor Mark Whitener, Kevin Adams, Bryan Bernhardt, Kyle Strickler,
and Mavrick Varnadore!
(January 26, 2018) The
third round of Open Wheel Modified action at East Bay Raceway Park
in Gibsonton, Florida took place tonight and another $1,500 winner's
check was on the line. Devin Gilpin laid down the fifth fastest
lap in his group during time trials and later finished fifth in
his stacked heat race. After grabbing a transfer spot through his
B-Main, Devin was involved in an incident and received body damage
in the feature, which caused him to retire in the twentieth spot
after only seventeen circuits in the 30-lap affair.
(January 25, 2018) Night
two of the annual 'Winternationals' took center stage earlier this
evening at the track deemed as the "Clay by the Bay" and
a $1,500 top prize was up for grabs for the Open Wheel Modifieds.
Devin Gilpin toured East Bay Raceway Park fifth fastest in his group
during the qualifying session prior to scoring an impressive heat
race triumph. After starting the 30-lapper from the inside of the
third row, Devin fought a tight racecar during the feature and retired
at the halfway mark in the twenty-first position.
(January 24, 2018) The
42nd Annual 'Winternationals' at East Bay Raceway Park started tonight
for the Open Wheel Modifieds with a $1,000 to win opener. A strong
field of 43 competitors signed into the Gibsonton, Florida oval
and Devin Gilpin started the evening by posting the sixth quickest
time in his group during qualifying. Driving a Lucas Wehmiller entry
for Loud-N-Loose Racing, Devin jumped up to fourth in his heat race
and later rolled off from the outside of the eighth row in the 25-lap
headliner. The Columbus, Indiana hotshoe then stormed past ten competitors
during the A-Main to bag a strong sixth place performance in his
season lid lifter behind only winner Kevin Adams, Bryan Bernhardt,
Mark Whitener, Shane Burrows, and Lucas Lee.
Gilpin Gears Up for Start of 2018
Campaign in Sunshine State!!!
17, 2018) On the heels of an impressive sixteen
win season in 2017 that included capturing the Super Late Model
Track Championship at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana,
Devin Gilpin announced today that he will lift the lid to his 2018
campaign next week in the Sunshine State of Florida! Devin will
pilot an Open Wheel Modified out of the Loud-N-Loose Racing stable
with Lucas Wehmiller from January 24-27 at East Bay Raceway Park
in Gibsonton, Florida. The busy four-race week at the track deemed
as the "Clay by the Bay" will culminate with a $5,000
to win grand finale next Saturday evening. More "Speedweeks"
dates could be added to the schedule depending on how next week
goes in the Tampa area, so keep watching www.DevinGilpin1g.com for
the latest news and information! (MRM
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.