Devin Moran Leads
Early in $100k DTWC at Portsmouth
17, 2021) The #9 team was in the pit area at Portsmouth
Raceway Park on October 15-16 for the 41st edition of the 'Dirt
Track World Championship.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
grand finale at the Portsmouth, Ohio facility once again boasted
a hefty $100,000 payday. Following a washout of Friday's preliminary
events at PRP, the entire crown jewel spectacular was contested
at the 3/8-mile oval on Saturday. Devin Moran clicked off the
fastest lap in Group B during qualifying prior to securing a victory
in his heat race. After starting the 100-lapper from the outside
of the front row, Devin paced the stout field for the first 35
circuits before falling back through the pack to eventually earn
a sixteenth place performance. Complete results from the DTWC
weekend can be obtained by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Sweeps Racefest
World Championship Weekend for $20,000!
11, 2021) Devin Moran and Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) enjoyed
a tremendous weekend at the sprawling West Virginia Motor Speedway
on October 9-10, as they swept the 'Racefest World Championship'
at the Mineral Wells, West Virginia facility! On Saturday evening
in the opener at WVMS, Devin earned Fast Time honors during qualifying
and won his heat race before grabbing the point on the fifteenth
circuit of the 25-lap headliner. Devin then led the remainder
of the feature distance to pocket the $5,000 winner's check over
a top five that included runner-up Max Blair, Ryan Montgomery,
Ted Nobbe, and Dustin Nobbe!
At the 5/8-mile oval on Sunday, Devin qualified well and later
won his heat race in preliminary action to earn the outside of
the front row for the start of the 35-lap finale. The Dresden,
Ohio star then nabbed the point at the drop of the green flag
and was able to race virtually unchallenged to pocket the $15,000
top prize over Max Blair, Colten Burdette, Michael Chilton, and
Rod Conley. The #9 team now has fourteen wins during their 2021
campaign with the 'Racefest World Championship' sweep! Full results
from both WVMS races can be viewed online at www.wvmotorspeedway.com.
(Zach Yost Racing Photography)
Devin Moran Finishes
Sixth in Annual Pittsburgher 100
3, 2021) Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) invaded the sprawling
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Pennsylvania
on Saturday evening, October 2 for the annual running of the 'Pittsburgher
100.' The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again sanctioned
the mega-event, which drew 34 competitors to the monster 1/2-mile
oval to do battle for the $20,000 paycheck. Devin Moran clicked
off the sixth quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session
prior to running second in his stacked heat race. After rolling
off from the outside of the fourth row in the 100-lap headliner,
Devin climbed up inside of the top five before eventually finishing
in the sixth position behind only 'Pittsburgher 100' victor Hudson
O'Neal, Earl Pearson, Jr., Tim McCreadie, Spencer Hughes, and
Shane Clanton. Complete results from last night at PPMS can be
viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Moran Finishes Second
in $20,000 Jackson 100 Photo Finish!
26, 2021) The month of September for the Tye Twarog Racing
(TTR) team wrapped up with three straight nights of Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series action at the legendary Brownstown Speedway
from September 23-25. The tripleheader at the storied Brownstown,
Indiana oval kicked off on Thursday evening with the conclusion
of the rescheduled 'Indiana Icebreaker' from March, which shelled
out a $15,000 winner's check. Devin Moran rolled off fourth on
the feature grid in the 50-lapper and moved up to third during
the contest to land on the podium behind only victor Brandon Sheppard
and runner-up Steve Casebolt!
On Friday at the Jackson County fairgrounds facility,
the 'Night Before the Jackson' program was held and a $10,000
top prize was up for grabs. Devin placed fourth in his stacked
heat race, but later blasted past twelve competitors during the
40-lap headliner to finish an impressive fourth behind only winner
Tyler Erb, Tim McCreadie, and Brandon Sheppard. At Brownstown
on Saturday in the 42nd Annual 'Jackson 100,' Devin ran second
in his heat race and later started the 100-lap mega-event from
the inside of the fourth row. After dropping back early in the
contest, the Dresden, Ohio ace stormed to the front, officially
led laps 88-92, and eventually finished a close runner-up in a
photo finish behind only $20,000 winner Jimmy Owens! Complete
results from all three weekend races in the Hoosier State can
be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Devin Moran Sixth
in Texas Opener; Fourth in $50,000 Finale
19, 2021) The #9 team invaded the 4/10-mile dirt oval
at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas on September 17-18
for the inaugural 'Texas Dirt Nationals.' In Friday night's $10,000
to win opener, Devin Moran stopped the clock second fastest in
Group A during qualifying before securing a victory in his loaded
heat race. After rolling off from the pole position in the 25-lap
feature, Devin ran towards the front early before slipping back
to a sixth place showing.
A whopping $50,000 top prize was then up for grabs on Saturday
evening in the Lone Star State. Devin clicked off the fourth quickest
lap in Group A during time trials prior to bagging another heat
race triumph. The Dresden, Ohio ace started third on the grid
in the 30-lap grand finale and ran in the second spot during most
of the contest. With one groove track conditions prevailing for
most of the distance, Devin made one last ditch effort for the
win on the final lap, but was shuffled back to fourth in line
at the checkers behind only victor Brandon Overton, Bobby Pierce,
and Stormy Scott. Complete results from the unsanctioned weekend
can be viewed online at www.racexr.com.
Moran Sixth in 51st
Annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway
12, 2021) Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) made their annual September
pilgrimage to the famed Eldora Speedway from September 8-11 for
not one, but two 'World 100s' at the storied Rossburg, Ohio facility.
The hectic week started with $10,000 to win Twin 25 prelim shows
on Wednesday night for the 51st edition of the 'World 100.' Devin
Moran won his heat race prior to starting/finishing sixth in his
25-lap feature event. At the 1/2-mile, high-banked speedplant
on Thursday, Devin ran second in his loaded heat race before moving
up three spots during the course of the 100-lap 'World 100' to
place sixth behind only $54,000 victor Brandon Overton, Tim McCreadie,
Dale McDowell, Hudson O'Neal, and Jonathan Davenport!
On Friday evening at the "Big E," two
more Twin 25 programs - each paying $10,000 to the winner - were
held for the 50th annual running of the 'World 100.' Devin timed
in second fastest in his group during qualifying, ran third in
his loaded heat race, and later wound up sixteenth in the final
rundown of his 25-lap sprint. In the grand finale on Saturday,
which shelled out a whopping $53,000 payday, Devin unfortunately
hit the wall leading his heat race, rallied to fourth from the
tail in the B-Main, and later won the B-Scramble to advance into
the 100-lap headliner. The Dresden, Ohio ace was then moving up
through the talented field during the 'World 100' when he was
unfortunately involved in an incident in turn one on lap 49, which
forced him to retire in the twenty-first position. Complete results
from the long week at Eldora Speedway can be found online by clicking
(Todd Healy Photo)
Devin Moran Runner-Up
in River Days Rumble; Breaks at Eldora
6, 2021) The Labor Day holiday weekend took the #9 team
to a pair of high-profile races in the Buckeye State of Ohio.
Up first was a visit to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth,
Ohio on Saturday evening, September 4 for the annual running of
the 'River Days Rumble,' which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil
Late Model Dirt Series and shelled out $15,000 to the winner.
Devin Moran clicked off the fastest lap in Group A during the
qualifying session prior to picking up an impressive heat race
triumph to earn the pole position for the 50-lap headliner. The
Dresden, Ohio ace then flexed his muscle throughout the A-Main
and eventually netted a stellar runner-up performance behind only
victor Tim McCreadie!
The doubleheader then concluded on Sunday night, September 5
at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, as a $5,000 top
prize was on the line in the annual 'Baltes Classic.' Devin stopped
the clock quickest in his group during American Late Model Series
(ALMS) qualifying and later once again won his heat race. After
rolling off fourth on the feature grid in the 30-lap sprint, Devin
was running second in the attrition-filled contest when he folded
the nose under and was unfortunately forced to retire with heavy
front end damage in the seventeenth position. Complete results
from both holiday weekend races can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com
Moran Captures $40,000+
in Davenport's Quad Cities 150 Weekend!!!
29, 2021) The Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) team upped their
2021 win total to twelve over the August 26-28 weekend during
the inaugural 'Quad Cities 150' at Davenport Speedway in Davenport,
Iowa! On Thursday night in the weekend lid lifter at the 1/4-mile
oval, Devin Moran timed in second fastest in Group A during World
of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series qualifying before
securing a victory in his heat race. After starting the 40-lap
feature from the outside of the front row, Devin led the majority
of the contest to bag the $10,000 winner's check over a top five
that included runner-up Bobby Pierce, Frank Heckenast, Jr., Shannon
Babb, and Nick Hoffman!
At Davenport on Friday evening, another $10,000 top prize was
up for grabs in the second night of the 'Quad Cities 150' weekend.
Devin ran second in his heat race before passing five competitors
during the 40-lapper to claim a strong third place podium effort
behind only victor Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Bobby Pierce.
In Saturday's grand finale, Devin won his heat race and later
drew the pole position for the 70-lap headliner. After swapping
the top spot early in the distance, the Dresden, Ohio ace took
the lead for good on the sixth circuit and drove away from the
field to pocket the whopping $30,000 payday over Brian Shirley,
Boom Briggs, Brandon Sheppard, and Bobby Pierce! Full results
from the entire 'Quad Cities 150' weekend can be located online
by clicking on www.woolms.com.
Devin Moran Wins
Tenth of Year at I-96 Speedway!
22, 2021) Dresden, Ohio ace Devin Moran nabbed his tenth
feature win of the 2021 campaign on Thursday night, August 19
at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan! Devin stopped the clock
fifth fastest overall during DIRTcar Summer Nationals qualifying
prior to securing a victory in heat race action. After drawing
the outside of the front row for the 40-lap headliner, Devin took
the lead at the drop of the green flag and led every circuit to
bag the $5,000 winner's check ahead of a top five that included
runner-up Tanner English, Ashton Winger, Frank Heckenast, Jr.,
and Dona Marcoullier!
The #9 team also entered three more "Hell Tour" showdowns
last week in the Wolverine State, won their heat races each night,
and never landed off the podium. On Wednesday at Butler Motor
Speedway in Quincy, Michigan, Devin started on the pole in the
40-lapper before slipping back to third at the checkers to finish
behind only $5,000 winner Bobby Pierce and runner-up Ashton Winger.
At Tri-City Motor Speedway in Auburn, Michigan on Friday evening,
Devin finished a close runner-up in the 40-lap headliner behind
only $10,000 victor Ashton Winger. A similar story was told on
Saturday at Merritt Speedway in Lake City, Michigan, as Devin
placed a strong runner-up in the $10,000 to win Summer Nationals
finale behind only winner Winger. Complete results from all four
of these races can be found online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com.
(Jim DenHamer Photo)
Moran Doubles Up
for $15,000 Weekend at WVMS & Wayne County!
8, 2021) Devin Moran's 2021 win total now stands at nine
following a weekend sweep on August 6-7 at West Virginia Motor
Speedway in Mineral Wells, West Virginia and Wayne County Speedway
in Orrville, Ohio! On Friday night at WVMS, Devin set Fast Time
during qualifying, won his heat race, and later led all 30 circuits
of the 'Mark Balzano Memorial' main event. At the end of the unsanctioned
contest, Devin was celebrating a $10,000 triumph over a top five
that included runner-up Colten Burdette, Ryan Montgomery, Rod
Conley, and Jim Bernheisel. At Wayne County on Saturday evening,
Devin laid down a New Track Record during qualifying, won the
fast dash, and dominated the 40-lap 'Don & Hans Gross Memorial'
to claim the $5,000 windfall over Chub Frank, Ryan Missler, Ryan
Markham, and Cody Scott. Full results from both weekend races
can be accessed online at www.wvmotorspeedway.com
(Zach Yost Racing Photography)
Devin Moran Fifth
in FALS Prelim; Tenth in $50,000 PDC
1, 2021) The #9 team closed out a busy month of July
on July 30-31 at Fairbury Speedway in downtown Fairbury, Illinois.
The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series once again
sanctioned the annual running of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' and
74 competitors piled into the pit area to do battle for the whopping
$50,000 winner's check. At FALS on Friday night, Devin Moran posted
the fifteenth fastest lap in Group B during the qualifying session
prior to advancing three spots during his 25-lap qualifying feature
to finish fifth behind only $3,000 victor Stormy Scott, Kyle Larson,
Brandon Sheppard, and Rick Eckert.
When Saturday rolled around in the Land of Lincoln,
Devin secured a triumph in his B-Main and locked himself into
the inside of the tenth row for the start of the 100-lap headliner.
The Dresden, Ohio ace was then able to steer past nine cars during
the course of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic' to leave Fairbury with
a solid tenth place performance in the mega-event. Full results
from the lucrative PDC weekend can be obtained by accessing www.woolms.com.
(Todd Healy Photo)
Moran Sweeps Weekend;
Pockets $20,000 in Home State!!!
25, 2021) Getting retribution from last weekend's bad
luck, Devin Moran swept a pair of Super Late Model specials in
his home state of Ohio on July 23-24 to pocket $20,000 in winnings!
On Friday night in the 'Jeff Norris Memorial' at Hilltop Speedway
in Millersburg, Ohio, Devin clicked off the fastest lap overall
during qualifying, won his heat race, and later led all fifty
circuits in the unsanctioned headliner to claim the $10,000 top
prize ahead of Tyler Carpenter, Jacob Hawkins, Freddy Carpenter,
and Dave Hess, Jr.
At Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio on Saturday
evening, the annual 'Jim Dunn Memorial' was on tap and Devin once
again set Fast Time in qualifying before securing a heat race
triumph. The nearby Dresden, Ohio star then wired the Valvoline
Iron-Man Late Model Series field in the 40-lap feature to bag
another $10,000 ahead of a top five that consisted of runner-up
Jacob Hawkins, Gregg Satterlee, Mason Zeigler, and Jared Hawkins.
Complete results from both weekend races in the Buckeye State
can be viewed online at www.hilltopspeedway.org
(Tyler Carr Photo)
Devin Moran Fast;
Suffers Issues at Beckley & Fayetteville
(July 18, 2021) The Tye Twarog Racing (TTR)
team and driver Devin Moran competed in a pair of special events
on July 16-17 in the states of West Virginia and North Carolina.
On Friday night in the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series
lid lifter at Beckley Motorsports Park near Beckley, West Virginia,
Devin earned Fast Time honors during qualifying and won his heat
race to earn the pole position for the $10,053 to win main event.
He then led laps 24-38 of the 53-lap headliner before suffering
a pair of right side flat tires, which helped drop him to a sixth
place performance. At Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville,
North Carolina on Saturday evening, Devin once again clicked off
the quickest lap overall during Carolina Clash Super Late Model
Series time trials to earn the pole position for the $4,000 to
win contest. The Dresden, Ohio ace was then running second on
lap eight when he was swept up in an unfortunate tangle with a
lapped car that relegated him to a disappointing seventeenth place
showing. Full results from both weekend tilts can be viewed online
Moran Winds Up Eighth
at PRP; Eleventh at Zanesville
4, 2021) Devin Moran and the Tye Twarog Racing (TTR)
team headed to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio and
Muskingum County Speedway in nearby Zanesville, Ohio on July 2-3
for a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series specials. On Friday
night in the $12,000 to win 'Independence 50' at PRP, Devin won
his heat race in preliminary action before winding up eighth in
the final rundown of the 50-lap headliner. At Zanesville on Saturday
evening, a $15,000 top prize was up for grabs in the largest-paying
show in MCS history. Devin once again won his heat race prior
to slipping back to eleventh at the checkered flag in the 'Prime
Solutions 50.' Full results from the Independence Day holiday
weekend can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.
Devin Moran Leads
a Ton of Laps During Atomic 100 Weekend
27, 2021) Next up for Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) was a visit
to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on June 25-26 for the annual
running of the 'Atomic 100,' which was sanctioned by the Valvoline
Iron-Man Late Model Series. On Friday night in the $4,000 to win
weekend opener, Devin Moran earned Fast Time honors in qualifying,
won his heat race, and later led 38 circuits in the 40-lap feature
before finishing a strong runner-up behind only race winner Josh
Rice. In the $12,000 to win grand finale on Saturday evening,
Devin once again clicked off the fastest lap overall during time
trials before securing the victory in his heat race. The Dresden,
Ohio ace then paced the field for the first 48 laps in the 60-lapper,
but a flat right rear tire with only 9 laps to go helped relegate
Devin to a ninth place showing. Complete results from both weekend
shows at Atomic Speedway can be located online at www.imdirt.net.
(Ryan Roberts Photography)
Moran Kicks Off
2021 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour
20, 2021) The busy week with the DIRTcar Summer Nationals
was scheduled to wrap up tonight with a visit to Plymouth Speedway
in Plymouth, Indiana. However, the $5,000 to win showdown was
rained out early in the day. (Todd Healy Photo)
(June 19, 2021) Next up was another $10,000
to win DIRTcar Summer Nationals program tonight Fairbury Speedway
in downtown Fairbury, Illinois. Devin Moran clicked off the second
fastest time in Group B during the qualifying session and later
secured a heat race triumph. At one of his favorite tracks, Devin
started the 50-lapper from the outside of the front row and raced
all over the top five before landing on the podium in third behind
only victor Shannon Babb and runner-up Tanner English.
(June 18, 2021) Following the big win last night,
the #9 team trucked to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois
tonight, as a $10,000 winner's check was on the line in another
round of exciting "Hell Tour" action. Devin Moran posted
the seventh quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying session
prior to grabbing the third transfer spot through his stacked
heat race. After starting the 40-lap headliner from the inside
of the fifth row, Devin fought hard to move forward in the 40-lap
affair and eventually wound up eighth in the final finishing order.
17, 2021) Devin Moran, of Dresden, Ohio, claimed his
fifth checkered flag of the 2021 campaign tonight in round three
of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour at Kankakee County Speedway
in Kankakee, Illinois! Devin earned Fast Time honors during qualifying
prior to recording a heat race victory. After drawing the outside
of the front row before the start of the 40-lap main event, Devin
was able to keep his #9 Tye Twarog Racing (TTR) machine out front
for each and every circuit of the contest to bag the $5,000 windfall
ahead of Ryan Unzicker, Bobby Pierce, Tanner English, and Frank
Heckenast, Jr.! (Todd Battin Photo)
(June 16, 2021) After a 4.5 hour drive to Peoria,
Illinois, another $5,000 top prize was up for grabs in the second
leg of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tonight at Peoria Speedway.
Devin Moran knocked down the eighth quickest lap in Group B during
the qualifying session before moving up to finish second in his
heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row
in the 40-lap headliner, Devin was able to climb up inside of
the top five during the caution-free affair before winding up
fifth at the checkers behind only race winner Bobby Pierce, Brian
Shirley, Ryan Unzicker, and Tanner English.
(June 15, 2021) The opening night of the grueling
"Hell Tour" took place earlier tonight at Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. Devin Moran, who is slated to
run the first week of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals, posted the
quickest lap in his group during qualifying at the 1/4-mile oval
and later secured a heat race triumph. After drawing the third
starting spot prior to the $5,000 to win feature, Devin moved
up to second in the action-packed, 40-lap contest to trail only
victor Bobby Pierce at the checkered flag.