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April 19th, 2014 - Carrier Jr. Competes in OMG Spring Nationals Tripleheader
1The team returned to action over the weekend as they entered a tripleheader of events with Ray Cook's Old Man's Garage (OMG) Spring Nationals Series presented by Schaeffer's Oil.

On Thursday evening a $4,000-to-win event was held at 201 Speedway (Sitka, Kentucky), as thirty-two Super Late Models registered for battle. With the top eight qualifiers locking into the feature Eddie fail short of the mark, and had to run a b-main, where he finished second to lock into the thirteenth starting spot for the 40 lap feature. Despite passing being difficult, Carrier Jr. sliced through the field to a solid third place finish behind race winner Brandon Kinzer and Donald McIntosh.

On Friday night another $4,000-to-win event was contested, at Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City, Kentucky), with a talented field of twenty-seven competitors on hand. Eddie narrowly missed the transfer into the feature via qualifying, leaving him to run a b-main where he picked up the win to earn the ninth starting spot on the grid. In the 40 lap finale he advanced three spots to a sixth place finish behind race winner Mike Marlar, Eric Wells, Gregg Satterlee, Dustin Linville, and Billy Ogle Jr.

Eddie concluded his weekend on Saturday night at Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky) with a $5,000-to-win, Spring Nationals event at the 1/2 mile oval. In preliminary action, Carrier Jr. qualified third quickest in his group to lock into the pole position for the heat race where he went on to finish second. As a results he would start tenth in the 50 lap main event. During the course of the feature, Eddie battle amongst the top ten for much of the event before crossing the finish line in sixth behind race winner Darrell Lanigan, Jimmy Owens, Gregg Satterlee, Dustin Linville, and Jeff Babcock.

Full results from the weekend are available at www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com


April 5th, 2014 - Tough Break for Eddie Carrier Jr. at Ark-La-Tex
1Thanks to the wrath of Mother Nature, Eddie would enter only a single event over the weekend. The Grover Motorsports team traveled to Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) on Saturday evening for a $10,000-to-win event with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. (Rick Schwallie Photo)

Fifty-one entries were on hand for the event, and Carrier Jr. rocketed from the fifth starting spot to claim the win in the heat race, locking him into the third starting position for the main event. In the 50 lap feature, Eddie waged a three-way battle for the top spot early on before suffering a flat right rear tire on lap 21. The Salt Rock Express was able to return at the tail of the field and recovered to an eighteenth place finish.

Eddie remains third in current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Championship Point Standings, 115 points behind leader Don O'Neal with Earl Pearson Jr. in second.

For more information, visit www.LucasDirt.com


March 22nd, 2014 - Carrier Jr. Continues Strong Start to 2014 Season
Eddie Carrier Jr. continued his strong start to the 2014 season on Saturday evening at the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) tour took him to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the 17th Annual Indiana Icebreaker.

A stout field of forty-five competitors were registered for the $10,000-to-win event at the historic 1/4 mile oval, and Eddie started the night off strong by posting the overall fastest lap during time trials. Carrier Jr. went on to win his heat race, locking him into the pole position for the 50 lap finale. When the feature went green, Carrier Jr. jumped to the race lead. The Salt Rock Express began to work lap traffic early allowing fifth starting Don O'Neal to close in. The pair waged a battle for top spot in lapped traffic before O'Neal took over the position for good on lap eleven. O'Neal built a comfortable lead in traffic and claimed the win while Carrier Jr. settled for close second. Steve Francis was third while Scott Bloomquist and Kent Robinson completed the top five.

Full results from the event are available at www.lucasdirt.com


March 11th, 2014 - Brand New Eddie Carrier Jr. Merchandise Now Available
Eddie Carrier Jr. has officially released his first batch of 2014 merchandise. Please visit the Apparel section to check out the items and to get yours today.

February 15th, 2014 - Carrier Jr. Continues Strong Showing at Easy Bay
The Grover Motorsports team continued their strong run at the 38th Annual East Bay Winternationals on Friday night. (Rick Schwallie Photo)

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event boosted a $10,000-to-win top prize and 48 competitors registered to chase the big payday. Eddie started third and finished third in his preliminary heart race which locked him into a ninth place starting spot for the 50 lap feature event. Carrier raced inside the top ten over the course of the feature before settling in to a ninth place finish.

Saturday's double header started with the make-up event from Wednesday night's rain out. Eddie posted the quickest lap in Group A during qualifying among the 35 competitors signed in and went on to finish third in his heat race, earning him a ninth place starting spot for the $7,000-to-win feature. During the course of the 35 lap affair, Carrier slowly worked his way forward, eventually crossing the finish line with a fifth place finish behind race winner Bobby Pierce, Greg Satterlee, and Steve Francis.

A successful 2014 Speedweeks campaign came to a close on Saturday night for Eddie Carrier Jr. Thirty-nine competitors registered to chase the $10,000 top prize. Eddie finished second in his heat race which locked him into an eighth starting spot for the 60 lap feature event. Carrier drove his #28 Grover Motorsports/Engines Inc/Rocket/Grover Racing Engine Super Late Model to a fourth place in the feature.

Complete results from the Georgia/Florida Speedweeks along with the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point standings are available at www.lucasdirt.com


February 13th, 2014 - Carrier Jr. Lands First Victory of 2014 at Easy Bay
The 38th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park kicked off on Monday evening, Eddie Carrier, Jr. and the Grover Motorsports team swept the event for their first win of the 2014 season. (Rick Schwallie Photo)

Eddie topped the 44 car field in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trials with a blistering 13.971 seconds lap (new track record) and later went on to win his heat race, earning him the outside poll position for the 25 lap feature. Carrier took the lead on the initial start from pole sitter Devin Moran and never looked back from there, leading every lap in his Grover Motorsports, Engines Inc. #28 Rocket powered by a Grover Racing Engine. Moran finished a close second followed by Brandon Sheppard, Brian Shirley, and Billy Moyer, Jr. rounding out the top five.

Round #2 of the 38th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park drew 47 competitors and Eddie Carrier Jr. posted the quickest lap during Group A of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series time trials. Later in the evening Eddie finished second in his heat race behind Brandon Sheppard, locking him into the $5,000-to-win feature event starting fifth. Carrier ran as high as third at times during the course of the 25 lap race before settling in for a solid fourth place finish behind race winner Billy Moyer, Steve Francis and Brandon Sheppard, while Don O'Neal rounded out the top five.

Eddie and the Grover Motorsports team returned to action in the 38th Winternationals on Thursday night after Wednesday night events were postponed due to weather. Eddie started fourth in his heat race and finished second behind John Blankenship earning him a seventh place starting spot for the $7,000-to-win feature. During the course of the 45 lap feature, Carrier stayed within the top ten before crossing the finish line with an eighth place finish.

For complete results, visit www.lucasdirt.com


February 8th, 2014 - Carrier Jr. Opens 2014 Season at Golden Isles
Eddie Carrier Jr. opened his version of the 2014 season with the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway Park in Brunswick, Georgia. Evening rain forced officials to postpone Thursday nights event, setting up a double header on Friday for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS).

Friday's action got underway with the $5,000-to-win make-up event from Thursday night, and after suffering from terminal issues in his heat Carrier Jr. was forced to run a B-Main, but missed the transfer to the feature.

The night portion of the program offered up a $10,000 top prize for the 50 lap feature. Eddie finished third in his heat race locking him into a 10th place starting spot for the feature. During the course of the feature Carrier Jr. advanced two positions for a respectable eighth place finish.

The weekend drew to a close on Saturday night with the $10,000-to-win finale for the LOLMDS Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing. Eddie won his heat race which locked him into the 50 lap feature starting outside the front row. Carrier fell back to third during the course of the event but was able to climb back to second, and even challenge for the lead as the top three worked through lap traffic, before settling for a solid second place finish.

Complete results from all events can be found at www.lucasdirt.com

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