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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