Richards Outduels Clanton At Eriez Speedway, Completes Sweep of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Three-Race Weekend
West Virginia Driver Follows Friday and Saturday's Victories at Atomic Speedway with another Dominating Performance at Eriez on Sunday
ERIE, Pa. - Aug. 23, 2015 - Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., wrapped up a perfect weekend on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series with a dominating victory in front of a near-capacity crowd Sunday night at Eriez Speedway.
Richards, who opened the national tour's three-race weekend with victories at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on Friday and Saturday, overtook WoO LMS points leader Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., on lap 31 of Sunday's 50-lap A-Main at Eriez and cruised through the remainder of the caution-free race on his way to his ninth WoO LMS victory of the season and his fifth in the tour's past six races.
Richards Cruises At Atomic Speedway, Completes Sweep Of Ohio Oval’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Doubleheader
Red-Hot West Virginia Driver Will Aim for Weekend Trifecta in Sunday's WoO LMS Visit to Eriez Speedway
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - Aug. 22, 2015 - Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., put on another stellar performance Saturday night at Atomic Speedway, leading all 50 laps of the night's main event to complete a sweep of the 3/8-mile oval's World of Outlaws Late Model Series doubleheader weekend.
The three-time WoO LMS champion left no doubt as to who was the dominant car at Atomic's two-race event in driving his Valvoline Rocket Chassis house car to a lead of more than eight seconds in Saturday's caution-free race. Richards, 27, earned $10,150 for his eighth WoO LMS victory of the season and his fourth in the national tour's past five events.
Richards Opens Three-Race World of Outlaws Late Model Series Weekend With First-Career Atomic Speedway Victory
Three-Time Series Champion Scores Seventh WoO LMS Victory of 2015 and His Third Triumph in Past Four Series Events
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - Aug. 21, 2015 - Josh Richards kept his recent World of Outlaws Late Model Series hot streak rolling Friday night with a convincing victory during the first of the national tour's back-to-back nights of racing at Atomic Speedway.
Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., overtook race-long leader Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., on lap 26 of Friday's 40-lap race at the 3/8-mile oval and drove his Valvoline-sponsored Rocket Chassis house car to his third victory in the past four WoO LMS events.
The $8,650 triumph marked Richards' seventh WoO LMS win of the season and the 56th of his career. Even more significantly, the victory was Richards' first at Atomic Speedway.