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July 18th, 2015 - Eddie Carrier Jr. Attends Silver Dollar Nationals
1Eddie Carrier Jr. continued his 2015 season traveling to I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Nebraska) for the Silver Dollar Nationals hosted by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS).

1Eddie powered his #28 OPTIMA Batteries/Grover Motorsports/Rocket Super Late Model to two top five finishes on Friday night with passing points determining the feature lineup on Saturday night. Starting in 8th for the first round of heat race action, Carrier improved five spots logging a 3rd place finish. In his second heat Eddie fell one spot from his 3rd place spot retiring a 4th place exit. Earning a 14th starting position from his heat results, Eddie Carrier Jr. looked to capture a $32,000 paycheck and his third victory of the season on Saturday. With 80 laps on the scoreboard, Eddie worked his way through the field registering a 7th place finish.

Eddie is currently ninth in the latest series' standings. For more results of this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

July 12th, 2015 - Carrier Jr. Visits Lucas Oil Speedway
1Making the trip to Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) on Saturday, Eddie Carrier Jr. looked to gain some spots in Lucas Oil Standings with a busy weekend planned. The first round of action was the CMH Diamond Nationals bringing in 49 Super Late Models. Transferring the top four in the heats, Eddie earned his way into the $10,000 to win feature event with a 4th place outing. Starting in 15th, Eddie advanced seven spots in the 50-lap affair retiring 8th place finish.

On Sunday night 82 Super Late Models checked in for the rescheduled 23rd Annual Show-Me 100 presented by Protect the Harvest.  After missing a transfer spot by one position in his heat in May, Eddie captured a consolation victory setting him up for the $30,000 to win A-Main. With a 20th starting spot, Carrier Jr. charged through the field improving seven positions in the 100-lap feature

Eddie is currently ninth in the latest series' standings. For more results of this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

July 4th, 2015 - Eddie Notches Top Ten Finish at Portsmouth Raceway Park
1On Saturday night Eddie Carrier Jr. visited Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) for a Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) Event. In a field of 37 Super Late Models, Eddie scored a 2nd place outing in his heat transferring him into the Independence 50 feature event. The 5th starting Carrier Jr. fell back three spots in the 50-lap A-Main logging an 8th place position.

Eddie is currently tenth in the latest series' standings. For more results of this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

June 20th, 2015 - Eddie Carrier Jr. Battles in LOLMDS Weekend
1Returning on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) tour, Eddie Carrier Jr. made the trip to Fayetteville Motor Speedway (Fayetteville, North Carolina) on Thursday night. With 24 Super Late Models signed up for qualifying, Eddie earned his way into the Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Memorial A-Main with his qualifying time due to threatening rain in the forecast. Following the 50-lap feature event, Carrier Jr. scored a 10th place finish.

On Friday night Eddie Carrier Jr. continued on LOLMDS schedule traveling to Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) for the Grassy Smith Memorial. In a total field of 27 Super Late Models, Carrier had to rely on his B-Main performance after placing 7th in his heat. Following a B-Main victory, Carrier logged a 19th place finish in the 50-lap feature event.

To complete the busy weekend, Eddie made a stop at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) for chance at a better LOLMDS feature finish. With 32 cars on hand for the Ole Smoky Moonshine Classic, Carrier Jr. earned a spot in the feature event with a 4th place finish in his heat. After starting in 13th, Eddie Carrier Jr. held his position and recorded 13th place spot.

Eddie is currently tied with Jared Landers in tenth in the latest series' standings. For more results of these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

June 13th, 2015 - Eddie Carrier Jr. Competes in Clash at the Mag
1Eddie Carrier Jr. made the trip on Friday to Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) for the two day Clash at the Mag presented by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS).

With a stout field of 43 Super Late Models on hand competing for Saturday’s A-Main prized payday of $20,000, Carrier Jr. managed to pull in a top ten finish. After a 2nd place outing in his heat, Eddie Carrier Jr. battled with 23 other competitors in the feature event scoring a 6th place finish.

For more results of this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

June 6th, 2015 - Eddie Carrier Jr. Attends Dirt Late Model Dream
1On Thursday night Eddie Carrier Jr. made the trip to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) for the three day 21st Annual Dirt Late Model Dream. With 84 Late Models signed up for the night’s program, Eddie recorded the third fast qualifying time in his group. Starting outside spot of the first row, Carrier had some issues on the first lap when he got into the wall resulting in him pulling off. Following a 22nd place starting spot in his B-Main, Eddie advanced fifteen positions to miss a transfer spot by three cars.

For the second night of the Dream, Eddie Carrier Jr. found better results with a smaller field of 81 Late Models. After finishing in 5th in his heat, Eddie found himself in the driver seat for the 25-lap A-Main registering a 23rd place exit.

On the final night of the Dirt Late Model Dream, Eddie Carrier Jr. experienced some more bad luck failing to make the 100-lap A-Main. Following a 9th place exit in his heat, Eddie's night came to an early end with a 19th place finish in the consolation race.

For more results of this event, please visit www.EldoraSpeedway.com.

May 30th, 2015 - Eddie Carrier Jr. Continues on LOLMDS
1 After having the 23rd Annual Show Me 100 rained out, Eddie Carrier Jr. returned to Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) action at Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, Tennessee). Following a 2nd place finish in his heat on Friday night, Eddie advanced one spot in the 50-lap A-Main to record a 7th place finish.

On Saturday night Eddie Carrier Jr. followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) to Florence Speedway (Union, Kentucky) for the Ralph Latham Memorial. Following a 5th place finish in his heat that only transfers top 4, Eddie had to resort to the B-Main to make the show. After winning the B-Main, Eddie advanced six positions in the 50-lap feature to record a 12th place finish.

Eddie is currently tenth in the latest LOLMDS standings. Full results from the programs as well as the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

May 23rd, 2015 - Busy Weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway for Eddie Carrier Jr.
1 Eddie Carrier Jr. Racing was off to the Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) this weekend for the doubleheader event. Thursday night 2nd Annual Cowboy Classic was sanctioned by Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) which would be followed by the 23rd Annual Show Me 100 Friday and Saturday.

After recording 4th fastest time in his qualifying group, Eddie Carrie Jr. went on to win his heat earning him a first row spot next to Will Vaught for a chance at the $5,045 paycheck. Out of the 80 entries that attended the 2nd Annual Cowboy Classic, Eddie was able to record a 5th place finish in the 45-lap A-Main.

Friday's night Show Me 100 didn't go as well as planned for Eddie Carrier Jr., when he finished 4th in his heat missing the transfer spot by one position. As the night went on so did the rain, cancelling Eddie's B-Main race and postponing the rest of the events Friday and Saturday to be completed July 12th.

For more results of this event, please visit www.Lucasdirt.com.

May 16th, 2015 - Action at Oshkosh Raceway for Lucas Oil Series
1For this weekends Lucas Oil Late Model Series event the action headed to Wisconsin for a race at Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway. Out of the 29 racers who entered the show Friday, Eddie placed third in his heat registering him for a position in the A-Main feature. After starting the 50-lap event in 12th, Eddie ended night with an 18th place finish. This finish puts Eddie Carrier Jr 9th in the Lucas Oil Series standings behind Dennis Erb Jr.

The following nights show at LaSalle Speedway was cancelled due to rain.

Full results for this race and series are available at www.oshkoshspeedzone.net

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May 2nd, 2015 - Triple Header Weekend of Action for Eddie Carrier Jr.
1Mother Nature finally cut the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) competitors some slack and allowed them to compete in a tripleheader of weekend action.

Racing festitivies opened on Thursday evening at the ultra-tight confines of Macon Speedway (Macon, Illinois). With thirty entries on hand Eddie finished 2nd in his heat race to earn the 7th starting spot for the 100 lap finale. In the feature Carrier Jr. raced in the top ten throughout the feature before crossing the finish line in the 10th position.

Friday evening at Tri City Speedway (Pontoon Beach, Illinois) would be a tough outing for the team. Eddie battled various issues throughout preliminary action before being forced to utilize a provisional to start the main event in the 24th position. He would go on to pass six cars on his way to an 18th place finish.

The weekend drew to a close with a $10,000-to-win event at Paducah International Raceway (Paducah, Kentucky), where Eddie finished third in his heat race to lock into the 12th starting spot for the feature. He would battled the handle throughout the finale before registering an 18th place finish in the final rundown.

Eddie is currently seventh in the latest LOLMDS standings. Full results from the programs as well as the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


April 24th, 2015 - Top Ten for Eddie Carrier Jr. at Roaring Knob
After several weeks away from the track courtesy of Mother Nature, Eddie Carrier Jr. was back in action on Friday night at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex (Markleysburg, Pennsylvania).

A field of thirty-two Super Late Models registered for the $10,000-to-win, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) event. Eddie finished third in his heat race after starting fourth, earning him the tenth starting spot on the feature grid. With passing being difficult, Carrier Jr. was only able to manage an eighth place finish in the 50-lap main event.

Saturday's event at Hagerstown Speedway (Hagerstown, Maryland) was nixed by rain.

Eddie is currently fifth in the latest LOLMDS standings. Full results from the program as well as the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


March 21st, 2015 - Carrier Jr. Resumes LOLMDS Competition
Eddie Carrier Jr. resumed competition with the ultra-competitive, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Friday night at Atomic Speedway (Chillicothe, Ohio).

The $10,000-to-win event drew a strong field of forty Super Late Models to the lightning-fast, 3/8-mile oval. A second place finish in heat race action locked Eddie into the sixth starting position for the 50-lap main event. During the course of the feature, Carrier Jr. battled amongst the top ten before settling to an eleventh place finish in the final rundown.

Action shifted to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) on Saturday night for the 18th Annual Indiana Icebreaker. Forty competitors registered for the event at the historic 1/4-mile oval, and a Eddie started the night off with a strong qualifying effort that earned him the second starting spot for his heat race. He went on to finish second to lock into the eighth starting position on the feature grid. During the course of the 50-lap finale, passing became difficult and Carrier Jr. settled into an eighth place finish.

Eddie is currently fifth in the latest LOLMDS standings. Full results from the program as well as the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


February 14th, 2015 - Carrier Jr. Claims Second LOLMDS Victory of 2015
The 39th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida) continued on Friday night.

Eddie Carrier Jr. won an exciting battle with Devin Moran to score the $10,000 payday, and his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) victory of the season.

In preliminary action, Eddie posted the fastest lap in Group B of LOLMDS time trials, earning him the pole position for his heat race. Carrier Jr. would later finish second in his heat race behind Jared Landers, which locked him into the sixth starting spot for the evening's 50 lap main event. Carrier Jr. took the lead from Moran on lap 31, only to see Moran assume the point again one circuit later. Eddie used lapped traffic to his advantage to take control for the final time on lap 44. He led the final six laps to the victory over Moran, Jimmy Owens, Jared Landers and Jonathan Davenport.

A successful 2015 Speedweeks drew to a close on Saturday night for Eddie Carrier Jr. and the Grover Motorsports/Optima Batteries team. Thirty-five Super Late Models filled the pit area, all chasing the $10,000 top prize. Eddie qualified third fastest in his respective group during time trials, lock into the second starting spot for his heat race. He slipped to a third place finish in heat race action, which would position him starting ninth in the 50 lap finale. Carrier Jr. raced around the top ten for the duration of the main event before crossing the finish line in tenth.

Eddie is currently fifth in the latest LOLMDS standings. Full results from the program as well as the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


February 12th, 2015 - Eddie Carrier Jr. Competes in Winternationals
The 39th Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida) kicked off on Tuesday evening, after Monday night's program was nixed by rain.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned the event, and with forty-two entries on hand Carrier Jr. posted the third quickest lap in his group during time trials. Unfortunately mechanical issues in heat race action forced Eddie to utilize a Fast Time Provisional to gain the 25th starting position for the $5,000-to-win feature. Despite starting near the back of the pack, Carrier Jr. sliced through the field to a ninth place finish, earning him the Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Race Award.

Round #2 of the 39th Annual Winternationals drew a field of forty-three competitors, and Eddie advanced from fourth to finish third in his heat race to lock into the eleventh starting spot for the 35 lap finale. Carrier Jr. went on to register an eleventh place finish in the $7,000-to-win main event aboard his #28 Optima Batteries/Rocket/Grover Racing Engine Super Late Model.

Thursday night's LOLMDS program boosted another $7,000 winner's check as forty-four entries registered for battle. Unfortunately, Carrier Jr. struggled with the setup on his #28 OPTIMA Batteries/Grover Motorsports/Rocket Super Late Model throughout and would ultimately fall just one spot short of qualifying for the 35-lap feature.

Full results from the events are available at www.LucasDirt.com


February 7th, 2015 - Carrier Opens 2015 Season with Golden Isles Victory!
Eddie Carrier Jr. enjoyed a strong start to his 2015 campaign on Thursday night with a $7,000 triumph in the opening round of the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway Park (Brunswick, Georgia). Rick Schwallie Photo

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event drew a field of thirty-three entries, and via time trials Carrier Jr. locked into the pole position for his heat race. He went on to win his heat race, earning him the third starting spot for the 30 lap feature. Carrier Jr. would lead the opening lap before Brandon Sheppard took control on the second circuit, shuffling Carrier Jr. back to third.

Eddie continued to battle at the front of the pack throughout the duration of the event and looked to be on his way to a solid runner-up performance. However, Sheppard's misfortune struck on the last lap as the right front of his nosepiece dug into the track causing him to nearly lose control of his car. As he entered turn three, Sheppard's car rode the cushion as Carrier Jr. slipped by underneath of him to take the win. Stormy Scott, Sheppard, Steve Francis and Scott Bloomquist rounded out the top five finishers.

"We worked all winter on our race program. Our last race of 2014 was the Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth. To come down here and win the first night out, it's just a tremendous honor to race against these guys; they are the best in the business!" said Carrier Jr.

Friday night saw the winner's check increasing to $10,000-to-win as thirty-three entries returned for action. Unfortunately, Carrier's luck would not be as good as the previous night. The team battled mechanical issues on their primary car and would ultimately have to switch to a backup care prior to heat race action. Eddie would only manage a seventh place finish in his heat race, which pinned him deep in a b-main where he failed to reach a transfer position. Carrier Jr. utilized a series provisional to lock into the 24th starting spot on the feature grid. During the course of the 50 lap finale Eddie advanced to an eighteenth place finish in the final rundown.

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. Thirty-two entries converged on the 3/8 mile oval and Eddie finished third in his heat race with locked him into ninth starting spot for the 50 lap feature. Carrier Jr. battled in the top ten for much of the event before settling to an eleventh place finish at the checkered flag.

Full results from the events are available at www.LucasDirt.com


January 27th, 2015 - Eddie Carrier Jr. Joins DirtonDirt.com to Preview 2015 Georgia-Florida Speedweeks
Eddie Carrier Jr. recently joined DirtonDirt.com to preview Georgia-Florida Speedweeks events at Golden Isles Speedway Park (Brunswick, Georgia) and East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida). You can view the FREE VideoCast with the Salt Rock Express by visiting https://www.dirtondirt.com/video.php?watch=6488.

Carrier Jr. will kick off his third season of full-time competition with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) at Golden Isles Speedway Park, February 5th-7th. Action will kick off on Thursday night, February 5th with a $7,000-to-win program followed by a pair of $10,000-to-win events on Friday and Saturday. The team will then head to East Bay Raceway Park for six-straight nights of racing with the LOLMDS, February 9th-14th.

Keep your browsers pointed to www.EddieCarrierJr.com for the latest breaking news concerning the Carl Grover Motorsports/Optima Batteries team.