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Winner Kyle Larson (Lonnie Wheatley Photo)



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Kyle Larson earns second consecutive All Star victory with win at Lawton Speedway

LAWTON, Okla. (June 8, 2020) - For the second time in as many nights, Elk Grove, California’s Kyle Larson is an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, doing so during Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires competition at Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Oklahoma, on Monday, June 8. Accompanied by a $5,000 payay, the Lawton victory required patience and perseverance, once again forced to fend off some of the best in the business, all while navigating a tricky, yet narrow racing groove.

The victory bumped Larson’s All Star win count to three in 2020, simultaneously increasing his overall All Star victory tally to 12.

“To come out here and win two in a row like this says so much about this team and what we have going on,” Kyle Larson said, who was victorious one night prior at 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas. “It’s pretty incredible to see so many people out here supporting this deal, especially on a Monday night. It’s exciting to be a part of it.”

Despite a pair of cautions delaying the initial start, Larson was unrattled, utilizing his row two starting spot to get the jump into second before the completion of lap one. Powering ahead from the pole position, two-time and defending All Star champion, Aaron Reutzel, set the early pace, keeping things in check during the first nine circuits.

Traffic came into play for the first time on lap ten giving Larson an opportunity to close the gap on Reutzel. Putting himself in striking distance early, Larson eventually made a bid for the lead on lap 13, executing a perfect slider through turns three and four before out-sprinting Reutzel back to the flagstand.

Although Larson was the sole leader from that point forward, Reutzel did not go down without a fight, nearly reclaiming the top spot on several occasions with aggressive sliders through turns one and two. All of Retuzel’s attempts were eventually denied, as Larson was able to diamond off the corner and retake command before the exit of turn two. In total, three slide job attempts were carried out by Reutzel in hopes of dethroning Larson, but as aforementioned, all three were negated.

Meanwhile, as the front runners diced for positions, Lawton Speedway’s racing real estate started to narrow forcing all feature competitors to move into the rubbered-up racing groove that formed around the middle and bottom of the speedway. Although wide in some spots, the abrasive surface made passing tricky.

After a fuel stop with 29 laps recorded, instigated by another caution and a dissipated fuel window, action resumed with Larson still on the point. Even with Reutzel and Danny Dietrich applying the pressure, Larson hung on the final 11 circuits, maneuvering the abrasive surface carefully and even surviving a final encounter with traffic.

“There’s a lot of strategy that goes into racing on a surface that gets like that. It makes it fun in a way, but it can be really stressful,” Kyle Larson explained, driver of the Paul Silva-owned/Tarlton and Sons/Finley Farms/No. 57 sprint car. “I knew Aaron’s (Reutzel) only shot to get by me was going to be a slider in one of the corners. I was just trying to run easy. I didn’t want to get too close to the guys in front of me, and the track was still really wide at that point. He was almost carrying too much speed when he got by me that he actually slipped up out of the rubber.”

Less than a second back, Aaron Reutzel crossed the line in the runner-up spot, followed by Danny Dietrich, Josh Baughman, and DJ Netto.

What’s Next:
The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will continue the 2020 edition of Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires with a return to Outlaw Motor Speedway in Oktaha, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, June 9. The event was originally slated for Saturday, June 6, but Mother Nature stepped-in and ruined the evening just as the second set of warm-ups were hitting the speedway. All Star hot laps are slated to begin at 7:15 p.m. Those seeking additional news and notes pertaining to the event should visit Outlaw Motor Speedway on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Outlawmotorspeedway1/.

Online Coverage:
Each and every event on the 2020 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 schedule will be broadcast live exclusively at www.floracing.com. To access live and on-demand racing action from the All Star Circuit of Champions, visit www.floracing.com and become an annual PRO subscriber. The subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.

Contingency Awards/Results: Lawton Speedway - June 8, 2020:
Event: Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires
Entries: 24
C&R Racing All Star Warm-Ups: Kyle Larson - 13.186
Lincoln Electric Fast Qualifier: Danny Dietrich - 13.150
Ford Performance Heat #1 Winner: Brock Zearfoss
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2 Winner: Cory Eliason
Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3 Winner: Justin Sanders
Kear’s Speed Shop Dash Winner: Aaron Reutzel
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet A-Main Winner: Kyle Larson
Hercules Tire A-Main Hard Charger: Tony Stewart (+8)
(Lincoln Electric, Hercules Tire, Rayce Rudeen Foundation: Need decal to qualify for contingency award)

Qualifying

1. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.150; 2. 57-Kyle Larson, 13.162; 3. 87-Aaron Reutzel, 13.243; 4. 99-Skylar Gee, 13.268; 5. 17-Josh Baughman, 13.337; 6. 13-Paul McMahan, 13.349; 7. 88N-DJ Netto, 13.361; 8. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr., 13.365; 9. 16A-Justin Sanders, 13.376; 10. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss, 13.483; 11. 26-Cory Eliason, 13.484; 12. W20-Greg Wilson, 13.564; 13. 18-Ian Madsen, 13.578; 14. 41G-Gio Scelzi, 13.582; 15. 70-Justin Peck, 13.631; 16. 41S-Dominic Scelzi, 13.655; 17. 52-Blake Hahn, 13.675; 18. 11-Zeb Wise, 13.770; 19. 14-Tony Stewart, 13.863; 20. 21P-Robbie Price, 13.951; 21. 17w-Harli White, 13.951; 22. 55-Danny Wood, 14.247; 23. 4-Danny Smith, 14.432; 24. 9$-Kyle Clark, 14.624;

Heat #1 (8 Laps) - Top 8 Transfer
1. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [1]; 2. 88N-DJ Netto [2]; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich [4]; 4. 18-Ian Madsen [5]; 5. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [6]; 6. 99-Skylar Gee [3]; 7. 14-Tony Stewart [7]; 8. 55-Danny Wood [8]

Heat #2 (8 Laps) - Top 8 Transfer
1. 26-Cory Eliason [1]; 2. 57-Kyle Larson [4]; 3. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [2]; 4. 41G-Gio Scelzi [5]; 5. 52-Blake Hahn [6]; 6. 21P-Robbie Price [7]; 7. 4-Danny Smith [8]; 8. 17-Josh Baughman [3]

Heat #3 (8 Laps) - Top 8 Transfer
1. 16A-Justin Sanders [2]; 2. W20-Greg Wilson [1]; 3. 87-Aaron Reutzel [4]; 4. 11-Zeb Wise [6]; 5. 13-Paul McMahan [3]; 6. 70-Justin Peck [5]; 7. 17W-Harli White [7]; 8. 9$-Kyle Clark [8]

Dash #1 (6 Laps)
1. 87-Aaron Reutzel [2]; 2. 17-Josh Baughman [1]; 3. 99-Skylar Gee [3]; 4. 57-Kyle Larson [4]; 5. 26-Cory Eliason [5]; 6. 48-Danny Dietrich [6]; 7. 16A-Justin Sanders [7]; 8. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [8]

A-Main (40 Laps)
1. 57-Kyle Larson [4]; 2. 87-Aaron Reutzel [1]; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich [6]; 4. 17-Josh Baughman [2]; 5. 88N-DJ Netto [9]; 6. 26-Cory Eliason [5]; 7. 99-Skylar Gee [3]; 8. 41G-Gio Scelzi [13]; 9. 11-Zeb Wise [14]; 10. 18-Ian Madsen [12]; 11. W20-Greg Wilson [10]; 12. 14-Tony Stewart [20]; 13. 13-Paul McMahan [15]; 14. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [16]; 15. 52-Blake Hahn [17]; 16. 70-Justin Peck [18]; 17. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [8]; 18. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [11]; 19. 17W-Harli White [21]; 20. 9$-Kyle Clark [24]; 21. 21P-Robbie Price [19]; 22. 16A-Justin Sanders [7]; 23. 55-Danny Wood [23]; 24. 4-Danny Smith [22]
Lap Leaders: Aaron Reutzel (1-12), Kyle Larson (13-40)

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings: (As of June 8, 2020)
1. Aaron Reutzel - 898
2. Danny Dietrich - 858
3. Zeb Wise - 856
4. Cory Eliason - 854
5. Brock Zearfoss - 836
6. Tony Stewart - 812
7. Paul McMahan - 808
8. Justin Peck - 794
9. Josh Baughman - 782
10. Skylar Gee - 780

2020 Thunder Through The Plains Driver Standings: (As of June 8, 2020)
1. Kyle Larson - 626
2. Cory Eliason - 606
3. Aaron Reutzel - 602
4. Zeb Wise - 596
5. Danny Dietrich - 588
6. Ian Madsen - 584
7. Greg Wilson - 564
8. Dominic Scelzi - 562
9. Skylar Gee - 562
10. DJ Netto - 560

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Winners:
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/5/2020): Brad Sweet
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/6/2020): Aaron Reutzel
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/10/2020): Aaron Reutzel (2)
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/11/2020): Kyle Larson
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/29/2020): Aaron Reutzel (3)
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/30/2020): Austin McCarl
Red Dirt Raceway, Okla. (6/5/2020): Aaron Reutzel (4)
81 Speedway, Kan. (6/7/2020): Kyle Larson (2)
Lawton Speedway, Okla. (6/8/2020): Kyle Larson (3)

About the All Star Circuit of Champions:
All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first 'outlaw' Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015.

About Ollie’s Bargain Outlet:
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc., founded in 1982, is one of America’s largest retailers of closeouts and excess inventory, offering real brands at real bargain prices. Famous for its signature catch-phrase Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie’s has a huge variety of famous brand-name merchandise in every department – food, books, housewares, toys, electronics, domestics, clothing, furniture, health and beauty, flooring, seasonal items and so much more – at up to 70 percent off the fancy stores’ prices. You never know what you’ll find at one of Ollie’s 363 “semi-lovely” stores in 25 states. For more information, visit www.ollies.us. Like us on Facebook or find us on Twitter at @OlliesOutlet. Ollie’s is a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol OLLI.

About Mobil 1:
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1™ features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.

For more information, visit www.mobiloil.com, on Twitter @Mobil1 and, on Facebook, www.facebook.com/mobil1.

Mobil, Mobil 1 and Mobil 1 Racing are registered trademarks of Exxon Mobil Corporation or one of its subsidiaries.

About FloSports:
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. FloSports’ mission is to give underserved sports the love they deserve. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming. Finally, your sport has a home. For more information, please visit: flosports.tv.

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Photo Credit: Lonnie Wheatley
Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1

Winner Kyle Larson (Tim Aylwin Photo)



Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1
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Kyle Larson goes wire-to-wire at 81 Speedway for Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires win

PARK CITY, Kan. (June 7, 2020) - For the second time in 2020, and for the 11th time in his career, ‘Yung Money’ Kyle Larson is an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, this time during Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires competition at 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas. Snagging $5,000 in the process, the wire-to-wire victory was extra satisfying for the Elk Grove, California-native, creating a sense of redemption after finishing second in a wild main event at Red Dirt Raceway on Friday, June 5.

“That was a lot of fun. I just want to thank all of the fans for coming out and supporting this race,” Kyle Larson said, driver of the Paul Silva-owned/Tarlton and Sons/Finley Farms/Durst/No. 57 sprint car. “It definitely feels good to be out here racing sprint cars.”

Larson’s trip to 81 Speedway victory lane commenced from the outside of row one, eventually upgrading his runner-up starting position to the race lead with a slider over Cory Eliason through turns three and four. Although the move would result in abrupt contact with the turn four cushion bringing the familiar No. 57 to a slight wheel stand while exiting the corner, Larson prevailed and crossed under the flagstand with the race lead.

The preferred line around the very topside of the speedway soon moved to the low side, as an abrasive surface forced the entire field, including the race leader, to switch focus to the inside line. By lap ten, the entire field was utilizing 81 Speedway’s bottom groove, already mastered by Angola, Indiana’s Zeb Wise who climbed six spots to find second by lap seven.

Despite countless attempts by Larson to increase his lead in traffic, Wise proved himself to be just as maneuverable through the roadblocks, eventually eradicating all slower cars between himself and the race leader. A caution on lap 18 would give Wise a chance to capitalize, but the opportunity to drive by Larson did not occur until lap 24 of 25.

While hugging the bottom of the speedway, Larson missed his entry into turn one allowing Wise a chance to sneak through. The near-side-by-side battle soon fell into Larson’s favor, driving on to score the $5,000 payday over Wise, Cory Eliason, Dominic Scelzi, and Tony Stewart.

“I knew I needed to be aggressive at the start because it was a shorter race,” Larson continued. “I was able to get the lead on the first lap and then I just followed the cushion. I started to notice that I could make-up a lot of time on entry, but I was either maintaining position, or the lap cars were pulling away from me on exit, so I knew rubber was starting to come into play. Once you get in the rubber, you just try to not make mistakes. I did make a mistake there toward the end and Zeb (Wise) stuck his nose under me. Fortunately, I was able to get back down. At that point, I just needed to calm down and finish it out.”

What’s Next:
The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will continue the 2020 edition of Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires with a return to Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Oklahoma, on Monday, June 8. Originally slated for Thursday, June 4, but later postponed due to weather, the All Star visit to Lawton Speedway will be a first-ever for America’s Series, followed-up with a return trip to Outlaw Motor Speedway in Oktaha, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, June 9.

Online Coverage:
Each and every event on the 2020 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 schedule will be broadcast live exclusively at www.floracing.com. To access live and on-demand racing action from the All Star Circuit of Champions, visit www.floracing.com and become an annual PRO subscriber. The subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.

Contingency Awards/Results: 81 Speedway - Sunday, June 7, 2020:
Event: Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires
Entries: 26
C&R Racing All Star Warm-Ups: Sam Hafertepe, Jr. - 15.660
Lincoln Electric Fast Qualifier: Dominic Scelzi - 15.404
Ford Performance Heat #1 Winner: Cory Eliason
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2 Winner: Jake Bubak
Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3 Winner: Tony Stewart
Kear’s Speed Shop Dash Winner: Cory Eliason
Classic Ink USA Screenprinting & Embroidery B-Main Winner: Greg Wilson
Rayce Rudeen Foundation First Non-Transfer: Mitch Harble
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet A-Main Winner: Kyle Larson
Hercules Tire A-Main Hard Charger: Brian Brown (+8)
(Lincoln Electric, Hercules Tire, Rayce Rudeen Foundation: Need decal to qualify for contingency award)

Qualifying

1.41S-Dominic Scelzi, 15.404; 2. 57-Kyle Larson, 15.470; 3. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr., 15.512; 4. 18-Ian Madsen, 15.621; 5. 11-Zeb Wise, 15.634; 6. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss, 15.686; 7. 26-Cory Eliason, 15.729; 8. 1X-Jake Bubak, 15.866; 9. 14-Tony Stewart, 15.904; 10. 99-Skylar Gee, 15.920; 11. 17-Josh Baughman, 15.925; 12. 88N-DJ Netto, 15.930; 13. 41G-Gio Scelzi, 15.986; 14. W20-Greg Wilson, 16.068; 15. 16A-Justin Sanders, 16.080; 16. 13-Paul McMahan, 16.200; 17. 48-Danny Dietrich, 16.235; 18. 97-Alan Gilbertson, 16.263; 19. 4-Danny Smith, 16.287; 20. 87-Aaron Reutzel, 16.360; 21. 21-Brian Brown, 16.478; 22. 21P-Robbie Price, 16.553; 23. 52-Blake Hahn, 16.617; 24. 70-Justin Peck, 16.837; 25. 88-Michael Woodruff, 16.991; 26. 15-Mitch Harble, 99.110;

Heat #1 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. 26-Cory Eliason [2]; 2. 99-Skylar Gee [1]; 3. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [4]; 4. 18-Ian Madsen [3]; 5. 13-Paul McMahan [6]; 6. 41G-Gio Scelzi [5]; 7. 21P-Robbie Price [8]; 8. 4-Danny Smith [7]; 9. 88-Michael Woodruff [9]

Heat #2 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. 1X-Jake Bubak [2]; 2. 17-Josh Baughman [1]; 3. 57-Kyle Larson [4]; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich [6]; 5. 11-Zeb Wise [3]; 6. 52-Blake Hahn [8]; 7. 87-Aaron Reutzel [7]; 8. W20-Greg Wilson [5]; 9. 15-Mitch Harble [9]

Heat #3 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. 14-Tony Stewart [2]; 2. 88N-DJ Netto [1]; 3. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [3]; 4. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [4]; 5. 16A-Justin Sanders [5]; 6. 21-Brian Brown [7]; 7. 70-Justin Peck [8]; 8. 97-Alan Gilbertson [6]

Dash #1 (6 Laps)
1. 26-Cory Eliason [1]; 2. 57-Kyle Larson [4]; 3. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [2]; 4. 18-Ian Madsen [3]; 5. 14-Tony Stewart [5]; 6. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [8]; 7. 1X-Jake Bubak [6]; 8. 11-Zeb Wise [7]

B-Main (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. W20-Greg Wilson [1]; 2. 87-Aaron Reutzel [3]; 3. 97-Alan Gilbertson [2]; 4. 21P-Robbie Price [4]; 5. 70-Justin Peck [5]; 6. 4-Danny Smith [6]; 7. 15-Mitch Harble [8]; 8. 88-Michael Woodruff [7]

A-Main (25 Laps)
1. 57-Kyle Larson [2]; 2. 11-Zeb Wise [8]; 3. 26-Cory Eliason [1]; 4. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [6]; 5. 14-Tony Stewart [5]; 6. 18-Ian Madsen [4]; 7. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [3]; 8. 99-Skylar Gee [9]; 9. 21-Brian Brown [17]; 10. 17-Josh Baughman [10]; 11. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [12]; 12. 87-Aaron Reutzel [20]; 13. 48-Danny Dietrich [13]; 14. W20-Greg Wilson [19]; 15. 88N-DJ Netto [11]; 16. 1X-Jake Bubak [7]; 17. 41G-Gio Scelzi [16]; 18. 70-Justin Peck [23]; 19. 52-Blake Hahn [18]; 20. 16A-Justin Sanders [14]; 21. 13-Paul McMahan [15]; 22. 97-Alan Gilbertson [21]; 23. 21P-Robbie Price [22]; 24. 4-Danny Smith [24]
Lap Leaders: Kyle Larson (1-25)

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings: (As of June 7, 2020)
1. Aaron Reutzel - 752
2. Zeb Wise - 724
3. Brock Zearfoss - 720
4. Cory Eliason - 716
5. Danny Dietrich - 714
6. Tony Stewart - 686
7. Paul McMahan - 684
8. Justin Peck - 676
9. Greg Wilson - 650
10. Skylar Gee - 644

2020 Thunder Through The Plains Driver Standings: (As of June 7, 2020)
1. Kyle Larson - 476
2. Cory Eliason - 468
3. Zeb Wise - 464
4. Aaron Reutzel - 456
5. Ian Madsen - 454
6. Danny Dietrich - 444
7. Brock Zearfoss - 440
8. Dominic Scelzi - 440
9. Justin Peck - 436
10. Greg Wilson - 436

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Winners:
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/5/2020): Brad Sweet
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/6/2020): Aaron Reutzel
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/10/2020): Aaron Reutzel (2)
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/11/2020): Kyle Larson
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/29/2020): Aaron Reutzel (3)
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/30/2020): Austin McCarl
Red Dirt Raceway, Okla. (6/5/2020): Aaron Reutzel (4)
81 Speedway, Kan. (6/7/2020): Kyle Larson (2)

About the All Star Circuit of Champions:
All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first 'outlaw' Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015.

About Ollie’s Bargain Outlet:
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc., founded in 1982, is one of America’s largest retailers of closeouts and excess inventory, offering real brands at real bargain prices. Famous for its signature catch-phrase Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie’s has a huge variety of famous brand-name merchandise in every department – food, books, housewares, toys, electronics, domestics, clothing, furniture, health and beauty, flooring, seasonal items and so much more – at up to 70 percent off the fancy stores’ prices. You never know what you’ll find at one of Ollie’s 363 “semi-lovely” stores in 25 states. For more information, visit www.ollies.us. Like us on Facebook or find us on Twitter at @OlliesOutlet. Ollie’s is a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol OLLI.

About Mobil 1:
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1™ features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.

For more information, visit www.mobiloil.com, on Twitter @Mobil1 and, on Facebook, www.facebook.com/mobil1.

Mobil, Mobil 1 and Mobil 1 Racing are registered trademarks of Exxon Mobil Corporation or one of its subsidiaries.

About FloSports:
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. FloSports’ mission is to give underserved sports the love they deserve. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming. Finally, your sport has a home. For more information, please visit: flosports.tv.

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Photo Credit: Tim Aylwin
Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1
(724) 954-4915, pr@tonystewart.com

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1

All Star visit to Outlaw Motor Speedway postponed until Tuesday, June 9

OKTAHA, Okla. (June 6, 2020) - Just as the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 were pushing out for the second flight of hot laps, Mother Nature stepped-in and intervened, ultimately forcing the postponement of the Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires visit to Outlaw Motor Speedway in Oktaha, Oklahoma. The event has been rescheduled for Tuesday evening, June 9. All gate times will be identical to that of the originally scheduled program.

There were 27 All Star Circuit of Champions sprints signed-in when the downpour commenced. Track officials attempted to work-in the racing surface, eventually making the decision to postpone at 10 p.m.

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1

Winner Aaron Reutzel (DPC Media Photo)



Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1
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Aaron Reutzel outruns Kyle Larson in Red Dirt Raceway barn burner

MEEKER, Okla. (June 5, 2020) - Less than a week after getting edged-out by Austin McCarl in an epic battle at Park Jefferson International Speedway, Clute, Texas-native Aaron Reutzel redeemed himself and gave Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 fans something even more standing ovation-worthy, this time outdueling Kyle Larson in a slider slugfest during a first-ever Series appearance at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Oklahoma.

The victory, Reutzel’s fourth of the 2020 season and the 29th of his All Star career, not only awarded a $5000 top prize, but it officially opened the 2020 edition of Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires. Kyle Larson chased Reutzel to the final checkers, followed by Cory Eliason, Justin Peck and Danny Dietrich.

“I just want to thank the Baughman family for giving me this opportunity and taking a chance on me to come out here and race. They trust me to come in here and do my job and it feels awesome to be able to put up results like this. Curt Fischer of Fischer Body Shop is with us tonight, so we’re glad to get it done for him,” said Aaron Reutzel, driver of the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports/Fischer Body Shop/Folkens Brothers Trucking/No. 87 sprint car. “Dylan, Jim Bob and I just kinda do our thing and it works really well. We certainly wouldn’t be in this position without everyone who supports this team and believes in us.”

Lining up seventh on the feature grid by way of dash result, it did not take long for Reutzel to learn his way around the Meeker quarter-mile, eventually navigating his way to third with just three laps checked off the counter. At that point, Elk Grove, California’s Kyle Larson was the main event leader, utilizing the outside-pole position to snag the top spot before the completion of lap one. Danny Dietrich, who started third, raced between Larson and Reutzel.

After a pair of cautions on lap nine, followed by another set of yellow flags on lap 11, a long stretch of green flag action would ensue with the top three battling under a blanket. By lap 17, Reutzel was in position to take the runner-up spot away Dietrich, this time using a slider between turns three and four to steal the position away from the Gettysburg-native. Despite the position change, Reutzel, Larson and Dietrich continued to race all within just a few car-lengths of each other, soon faced with traffic for the first time on lap 22.

Lap 23 saw the evening’s first major takeover attempt, as Reutzel dived underneath Larson to take command through turns one and two. Larson returned the favor with a slider of his own through turns three and four, regaining control of the field as the pair drag raced toward the flagstand. Now forced to deal with a gaggle of slower cars, the battle between Larson and Reutzel would only intensify.

Maintaining momentum around the speedway’s outer edge, Reutzel powered by Larson to lead the next two circuits. Staying in hot pursuit, Larson quickly retook command from the two-time All Star champion with another slider in turns three and four.

From that point forward, it was an all-out brawl for the lead, racing nose-to-tail and side-by-side for the next ten circuits, exchanging slide jobs for the top spot nearly every trip around the speedway. Despite the persistence displayed by each driver, and accidental contact on more than one occasion, Larson remained in control until lap 36.

A final slider through turns three and four on lap 36 confirmed Reutzel’s visit to victory lane. Caution flags flew for the final time the following circuit setting up a four-lap sprint to the in clean air; Reutzel prevailed.

“We were racing each other so hard that we actually had a hard time getting through traffic. I was watching lapped cars drive away from us because we were running so hard,” an elated Aaron Reutzel continued. “Obviously, I was trying to pass him and get rid of him, but (Kyle Larson) is so good. You think you have him, but then he pulls something out of his hat. There were a few times where he thought he had me because he would leave the slider lane open. I’m not even sure what lap we started all of that on.”

“That was a lot of fun. Obviously, it would have been more fun to get the win,” Kyle Larson said, driver of the Paul Silva-owned/Finley Farms/No. 57 entry. “To have a dual like that with Aaron (Reutzel), for what felt like 15 to 20 laps, is awesome. We were a little bit off there in the feature and I think Aaron was a touch better than us. But we were still able to fight with him and do what we could to get the win. The fans definitely got their money’s worth tonight.”

What’s Next:
The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will continue the 2020 edition of Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires with a Saturday night visit to Outlaw Motor Speedway in Oktaha, Oklahoma. Those seeking additional information about the event should visit the Speedway online at https://www.facebook.com/Outlawmotorspeedway1/. All Star hot laps are scheduled to hit the speedway at 7:15 p.m.

Online Coverage:
Each and every event on the 2020 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 schedule will be broadcast live exclusively at www.floracing.com. To access live and on-demand racing action from the All Star Circuit of Champions, visit www.floracing.com and become an annual PRO subscriber. The subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.

Contingency Awards/Results: Red Dirt Raceway - Friday, June 5, 2020:
Event: Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires
Entries: 28
C&R Racing All Star Warm-Ups: Sam Hafertepe, Jr. - 12.963
Lincoln Electric Fast Qualifier: Aaron Reutzel - 11.427
Ford Performance Heat #1 Winner: Danny Dietrich
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2 Winner: Tony Stewart
Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3 Winner: Brock Zearfoss
Kear’s Speed Shop Dash Winner: Tony Stewart
Classic Ink USA Screenprinting & Embroidery B-Main Winner: Gio Scelzi
Rayce Rudeen Foundation First Non-Transfer: Tim Kent
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet A-Main Winner: Aaron Reutzel
Hercules Tire A-Main Hard Charger: Danny Smith (+13)
(Lincoln Electric, Hercules Tire, Rayce Rudeen Foundation: Need decal to qualify for contingency award)

Qualifying

1. 87-Aaron Reutzel, 11.427; 2. 57-Kyle Larson, 11.516; 3. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr., 11.566; 4. 26-Cory Eliason, 11.572; 5. 41G-Gio Scelzi, 11.790; 6. 17-Josh Baughman, 11.801; 7. 52-Blake Hahn, 11.830; 8. 70-Justin Peck, 11.836; 9. 11-Zeb Wise, 11.850; 10. 48-Danny Dietrich, 11.875; 11. 14-Tony Stewart, 11.896; 12. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss, 11.906; 13. 88N-DJ Netto, 11.939; 14. 21P-Robbie Price, 11.979; 15. 13-Paul McMahan, 11.985; 16. 99-Skylar Gee, 11.994; 17. 16A-Justin Sanders, 12.010; 18. 18-Ian Madsen, 12.053; 19. 41S-Dominic Scelzi, 12.098; 20. 17w-Harli White, 12.122; 21. 11c-Roger Crockett, 12.127; 22. 97-Alan Gilbertson, 12.250; 23. W20-Greg Wilson, 12.270; 24. 4-Danny Smith, 12.286; 25. 17g-Channin Tankersley, 12.451; 26. 5$-Dan Smith, 12.475; 27. 15-Mitch Harble, 12.626; 28. 79-Tim Kent, 13.544;

Heat #1 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. 48-Danny Dietrich [1]; 2. 26-Cory Eliason [3]; 3. 88N-DJ Netto [5]; 4. 52-Blake Hahn [2]; 5. 87-Aaron Reutzel [4]; 6. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [7]; 7. 17G-Channin Tankersley [9]; 8. 99-Skylar Gee [6]; 9. 79-Tim Kent [10]; 10. 97-Alan Gilbertson [8]

Heat #2 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. 14-Tony Stewart [1]; 2. 57-Kyle Larson [4]; 3. 16A-Justin Sanders [6]; 4. W20-Greg Wilson [8]; 5. 70-Justin Peck [2]; 6. 21P-Robbie Price [5]; 7. 17W-Harli White [7]; 8. 5$-Dan Smith [9]; 9. 41G-Gio Scelzi [3]

Heat #3 (8 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [1]; 2. 17-Josh Baughman [3]; 3. 11-Zeb Wise [2]; 4. 18-Ian Madsen [6]; 5. 13-Paul McMahan [5]; 6. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [4]; 7. 11C-Roger Crockett [7]; 8. 4-Danny Smith [8]; 9. 15-Mitch Harble [9]

Dash #1 (6 Laps)
1. 14-Tony Stewart [1]; 2. 57-Kyle Larson [5]; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich [2]; 4. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [3]; 5. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [4]; 6. 17-Josh Baughman [7]; 7. 87-Aaron Reutzel [8]; 8. 26-Cory Eliason [6]

B-Main (10 Laps) - Top 6 Transfer
1. 41G-Gio Scelzi [1]; 2. 17W-Harli White [3]; 3. 99-Skylar Gee [2]; 4. 11C-Roger Crockett [4]; 5. 4-Danny Smith [6]; 6. 17G-Channin Tankersley [5]; 7. 79-Tim Kent [9]; 8. 5$-Dan Smith [7]; 9. 97-Alan Gilbertson [10]; 10. 15-Mitch Harble [8]

A-Main (40 Laps)
1. 87-Aaron Reutzel [7]; 2. 57-Kyle Larson [2]; 3. 26-Cory Eliason [8]; 4. 70-Justin Peck [15]; 5. 48-Danny Dietrich [3]; 6. 11-Zeb Wise [9]; 7. 18-Ian Madsen [13]; 8. W20-Greg Wilson [14]; 9. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [4]; 10. 4-Danny Smith [23]; 11. 13-Paul McMahan [16]; 12. 52-Blake Hahn [12]; 13. 41G-Gio Scelzi [19]; 14. 11C-Roger Crockett [22]; 15. 88N-DJ Netto [10]; 16. 41S-Dominic Scelzi [18]; 17. 21P-Robbie Price [17]; 18. 16A-Justin Sanders [11]; 19. 99-Skylar Gee [21]; 20. 17G-Channin Tankersley [24]; 21. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [5]; 22. 17-Josh Baughman [6]; 23. 14-Tony Stewart [1]; 24. 17W-Harli White [20] Lap Leaders: Kyle Larson (1-23), Aaron Reutzel (24, 25), Kyle Larson (26-35), Aaron Reutzel (36-40).

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings: (As of June 5, 2020)
1. Aaron Reutzel - 536
2. Brock Zearfoss - 502
3. Danny Dietrich - 500
4. Zeb Wise - 488
5. Paul McMahan - 486
6. Cory Eliason - 482
7. Justin Peck - 472
8. Tony Stewart - 456
9. Greg Wilson - 438
10. Josh Baughman - 420

2020 Thunder Through The Plains Driver Standings: (As of June 5, 2020)
1. Aaron Reutzel - 240
2. Kyle Larson - 236
3. Cory Eliason - 234
4. Justin Peck - 232
5. Danny Dietrich - 230
6. Zeb Wise - 228
7. Ian Madsen - 226
8. Greg Wilson - 224
9. Brock Zearfoss - 222
10. Danny Smith - 220

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Winners:
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/5/2020): Brad Sweet
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/6/2020): Aaron Reutzel
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/10/2020): Aaron Reutzel (2)
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/11/2020): Kyle Larson
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/29/2020): Aaron Reutzel (3)
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/30/2020): Austin McCarl
Red Dirt Raceway, Okla. (June 5, 2020): Aaron Reutzel (4)

About the All Star Circuit of Champions:
All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first 'outlaw' Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015.

About Ollie’s Bargain Outlet:
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc., founded in 1982, is one of America’s largest retailers of closeouts and excess inventory, offering real brands at real bargain prices. Famous for its signature catch-phrase Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie’s has a huge variety of famous brand-name merchandise in every department – food, books, housewares, toys, electronics, domestics, clothing, furniture, health and beauty, flooring, seasonal items and so much more – at up to 70 percent off the fancy stores’ prices. You never know what you’ll find at one of Ollie’s 363 “semi-lovely” stores in 25 states. For more information, visit www.ollies.us. Like us on Facebook or find us on Twitter at @OlliesOutlet. Ollie’s is a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol OLLI.

About Mobil 1:
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1™ features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.

For more information, visit mobiloil.com, on Twitter @Mobil1 and, on Facebook, www.facebook.com/mobil1.

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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1

Winner Austin McCarl (Tyler Rinken Photo)



Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1
(724) 954-4915, pr@tonystewart.com

Austin McCarl holds off Aaron Reutzel for first-ever All Star victory in thriller at Park Jefferson International Speedway

JEFFERSON, S.D. (May 30, 2020) - Unarguably one of the the most exciting main event outcomes in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 and Bumper-to-Bumper IRA Series history, Altoona, Iowa’s Austin McCarl accomplished the near-impossible on Saturday night at Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota, and held off two-time and defending All Star champion, Aaron Reutzel, for a first-ever Series victory and a $6,900 top prize. Originally slated to award $6,600, Kevin Rudeen of Rudeen Racing bumped the winner’s share an extra $300 to award $6,900.

Ending with a final margin of victory equalling a fraction of a second, McCarl and Reutzel’s battle for the lead was relentless, exchanging command lap after lap, and sometimes multiple times a lap, during a wild trek through traffic over the final eight circuits. Even the final lap was a barn burner with Reutzel leading the duo down the backstretch and into turn three. Although Reutzel did his best to protect the bottom and shut down any last-ditch effort by McCarl to regain control, the attempt failed, as McCarl was able to maneuver under Reutzel, giving him a slight “kiss” to the inside nerf bar before beating the current All Star championship points leader back to the flagstand.

“I was just trying to beat Aaron (Reutzel),” an elated Austin McCarl laughed, who kicked off the evening with a heat race and dash victory aboard his TMAC Motorsports No. 17A. “I was just trying to run my own race and do what was best for my car. The bottom was better for me, but he was better than me moving up around guys. The bottom was so good there that I was just trying to hit my marks and get guys going down the straightaway and into the corner when they got tight. I just can’t thank my family and supporters enough. To get my first All Star win with my sponsors here, and everyone watching at home, it’s a night i’ll never forget.”

Starting from the pole position, Columbus, Indiana’s Tony Stewart led the first six circuits before Rudeen Racing’s Cory Eliason slipped underneath the three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion to lead lap seven. By lap ten, Eliason and Stewart found themselves swallowed up in slower cars, eventually allowing Stewart to close in on Eliason and regain command on lap 13. Unfortunately for Eliason, a tangle with traffic on lap 14 ended his attempt to regain the top spot, eventually spinning to a stop between turns three and four.

McCarl, who was racing just behind the top-two at the time of the caution, utilized the ensuing restart to slip by Stewart to officially lead lap 14. Reutzel, who started eighth on the feature grid, followed McCarl by Stewart to take second on lap 15. An onslaught of slower traffic on lap 18 allowed Reutzel to close in on McCarl, ultimately igniting a fierce battle between the two frontrunners.

Buzzing the topside, Reutzel drove around McCarl to lead lap 20, only to be denied by McCarl the following circuit with a bold move in turns three and four to complete lap 21. Two circuits later, Reutzel was back on top, desperately trying to separate himself from McCarl with only two laps to navigate. Determined to beat the two-time champ, McCarl quickly persevered, slipping underneath Reutzel to lead lap 24, all before the aforementioned “kiss and run” in the final corner on lap 25.

“It was pretty wild there between Aaron and I in traffic,” McCarl continued. “I saw the white flag and he got around me in one. He did a really good job to open up on me coming out of two and chopping me in turns three and four. He just barely left the door open a little bit and I just kinda stuck my nose in there and gave him a little kiss. I was just trying to win the race and I don’t think it was anything Aaron Reutzel wouldn’t have done. I have a ton of respect for him and his team. They are doing a great job.”

Aaron Reutzel crossed under the flagstand second, followed by Danny Dietrich, Tony Stewart, and Paul McMahan.

What’s Next:
After four days of travel and rest, the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will continue their trek through the central time zone with a visit to Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Oklahoma, on Thursday, June 4, officially commencing the 2020 edition of Cometic Gasket Thunder Through The Plains presented by Hercules Tires. The Lawton visit will kick-off three straight days of action in the Sooner State with stops at Red Dirt Raceway and Outlaw Motor Speedway to follow, respectively.

Online Coverage:
Each and every event on the 2020 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 schedule will be broadcast live exclusively at www.floracing.com. To access live and on-demand racing action from the All Star Circuit of Champions, visit www.floracing.com and become an annual PRO subscriber. The subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.

Contingency Awards/Results:
Park Jefferson International Speedway - May 30, 2020:
Event: All Stars and IRA Invade Park Jefferson
Entries: 42
C&R Racing All Star Warm-Ups: Aaron Reutzel - 13.379
Lincoln Electric Fast Qualifier: Aaron Reutzel - 12.989
Ford Performance Heat #1 Winner: Justin Peck
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2 Winner: Hunter Schuerenberg
Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3 Winner: Austin McCarl
Mobil 1 Heat #4 Winner: Tony Stewart
Kistler Racing Products Heat #5 Winner: Chad Boespflug
JE Pistons Dash #1 Winner: Tony Stewart
Kear's Speed Shop Dash #2 Winner: Austin McCarl
Classic Ink USA Screenprinting & Embroidery B-Main Winner: Skylar Gee
Rayce Rudeen Foundation First Non-Transfer: Josh Baughman
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet A-Main Winner: Austin McCarl
Hercules Tire A-Main Hard Charger: Jake Blackhurst (+10)
(Lincoln Electric, Hercules Tire, Rayce Rudeen Foundation: Need decal to qualify for contingency award)

Qualifying

Group (A)
1. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss, 13.179; 2. 26-Cory Eliason, 13.255; 3. 70-Justin Peck, 13.293; 4. O9-Matt Juhl, 13.338; 5. 5J-Jeremy Schultz, 13.583; 6. 22-Cole Duncan, 13.671; 7. 14m-Jack Rouston, 13.912; 8. 35L-Cody Ledger, 14.283; 9. 14K-Victoria Knutson, 16.644

Group (B)
1. 7-Justin Henderson, 13.258; 2. 17B-Bill Balog, 13.383; 3. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg, 13.433; 4. 23-Russel Borland, 13.652; 5. 44-Trey Starks, 13.682; 6. 2W-Scotty Neitzel, 13.817; 7. Os-Brandon Stevenson, 14.192; 8. 2K-Kevin Ingle, 14.424; 9. O-Johnny Fahl, 14.495

Group (C)
1. 13-Paul McMahan, 13.279; 2. 17A-Austin McCarl, 13.298; 3. 4-Terry McCarl, 13.371; 4. 17-Josh Baughman, 13.394; 5. 3-Tim Kaeding, 13.403; 6. 73-Jake Blackhurst, 13.506; 7. 99-Skylar Gee, 13.849; 8. 33-James Broty, 14.111

Group (D)
1. 14-Tony Stewart, 13.172; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.179; 3. 21-Brinton Marvel, 13.573; 4. 88-Kyle Offill, 13.578; 5. 3p-Sawyer Phillips, 13.672; 6. 44M-Chris Martin, 13.934; 7. 29-Hunter Custer, 14.288; 8. 55m-McKenna Haase, 99.991

Group (E)
1. 87-Aaron Reutzel, 12.989; 2. 11-Zeb Wise, 13.114; 3. 35-Skylar Prochaska, 13.324; 4. 2ks-Chad Boespflug, 13.357; 5. W20-Greg Wilson, 13.455; 6. O5-Colin Smith, 13.662; 7. 8H-Jade Hastings, 13.731; 8. 97-Alan Gilbertson, 13.855

Heat #1 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 70-Justin Peck [2]; 2. O9-Matt Juhl [1]; 3. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [4]; 4. 26-Cory Eliason [3]; 5. 22-Cole Duncan [6]; 6. 5J-Jeremy Schultz [5]; 7. 14M-Jack Rouston [7]; 8. 35L-Cody Ledger [8]; 9. 14K-Victoria Knutson [9]

Heat #2 - Group (B) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [2]; 2. 7-Justin Henderson [4]; 3. 2W-Scotty Neitzel [6]; 4. 17B-Bill Balog [3]; 5. 23-Russel Borland [1]; 6. 44-Trey Starks [5]; 7. OS-Brandon Stevenson [7]; 8. O-Johnny Fahl [9]; 9. 2K-Kevin Ingle [8]

Heat #3 - Group (C) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 17A-Austin McCarl [3]; 2. 4-Terry McCarl [2]; 3. 3-Tim Kaeding [5]; 4. 13-Paul McMahan [4]; 5. 99-Skylar Gee [7]; 6. 17-Josh Baughman [1]; 7. 73-Jake Blackhurst [6]; 8. 33-James Broty [8]

Heat #4 - Group (D) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 14-Tony Stewart [4]; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich [3]; 3. 88-Kyle Offill [1]; 4. 44M-Chris Martin [6]; 5. 3P-Sawyer Phillips [5]; 6. 55M-McKenna Haase [8]; 7. 29-Hunter Custer [7]; 8. 21-Brinton Marvel [2]

Heat #5 - Group (E) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 2KS-Chad Boespflug [1]; 2. 87-Aaron Reutzel [4]; 3. W20-Greg Wilson [5]; 4. 11-Zeb Wise [3]; 5. 35-Skylar Prochaska [2]; 6. O5-Colin Smith [6]; 7. 8H-Jade Hastings [7]; 8. 97-Alan Gilbertson [8]

Dash #1 (4 Laps)
1. 14-Tony Stewart [2]; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich [1]; 3. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [6]; 4. 2KS-Chad Boespflug [4]; 5. 13-Paul McMahan [3]; 6. 11-Zeb Wise [5]

Dash #2 (4 Laps)
1. 17A-Austin McCarl [4]; 2. 26-Cory Eliason [3]; 3. 70-Justin Peck [1]; 4. 87-Aaron Reutzel [5]; 5. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [2]; 6. 7-Justin Henderson [6]

B-Main (12 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 99-Skylar Gee [6]; 2. 22-Cole Duncan [4]; 3. 35-Skylar Prochaska [1]; 4. 44-Trey Starks [9]; 5. 17-Josh Baughman [2]; 6. 5J-Jeremy Schultz [7]; 7. 73-Jake Blackhurst [11]; 8. 55M-McKenna Haase [10]; 9. 35L-Cody Ledger [18]; 10. 23-Russel Borland [3]; 11. O5-Colin Smith [8]; 12. 21-Brinton Marvel [16]; 13. 29-Hunter Custer [15]; 14. 2K-Kevin Ingle [20]; 15. 33-James Broty [17]; 16. OS-Brandon Stevenson [14]; 17. 14M-Jack Rouston [13]; 18. 3P-Sawyer Phillips [5]; 19. O-Johnny Fahl [19]; 20. 14K-Victoria Knutson [21]; 21. 8H-Jade Hastings [12]; 22. 97-Alan Gilbertson [22]

A-Main (25 Laps)
1. 17A-Austin McCarl [2]; 2. 87-Aaron Reutzel [8]; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich [3]; 4. 14-Tony Stewart [1]; 5. 13-Paul McMahan [9]; 6. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [5]; 7. O9-Matt Juhl [13]; 8. 70-Justin Peck [6]; 9. 3-Tim Kaeding [15]; 10. 11-Zeb Wise [11]; 11. 2KS-Chad Boespflug [7]; 12. 7-Justin Henderson [12]; 13. W20-Greg Wilson [16]; 14. 4-Terry McCarl [14]; 15. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [10]; 16. 22-Cole Duncan [22]; 17. 73-Jake Blackhurst [27]; 18. 88-Kyle Offill [17]; 19. 44-Trey Starks [24]; 20. 17B-Bill Balog [19]; 21. 2W-Scotty Neitzel [18]; 22. 99-Skylar Gee [21]; 23. 44M-Chris Martin [20]; 24. 35-Skylar Prochaska [23]; 25. 5J-Jeremy Schultz [26]; 26. 17-Josh Baughman [25]; 27. 26-Cory Eliason [4] Lap Leaders: Tony Stewart (1-6), Cory Eliason (7-12), Tony Stewart (13), Austin McCarl (14-19), Aaron Reutzel (20), Austin McCarl (21, 22), Aaron Reutzel (23), Austin McCarl (24, 25)

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings: (As of May 30, 2020)
1. Aaron Reutzel - 296
2. Austin McCarl - 288
3. Brock Zearfoss - 280
4. Justin Henderson - 270
5. Danny Dietrich - 270
6. Paul McMahan - 268
7. Tim Kaeding - 266
8. Tony Stewart - 262
9. Zeb Wise - 260
10. Terry McCarl - 254

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Winners:
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/5/2020): Brad Sweet
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/6/2020): Aaron Reutzel
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/10/2020): Aaron Reutzel (2)
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/11/2020): Kyle Larson
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/29/2020): Aaron Reutzel (3)
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/30/2020): Austin McCarl

About the All Star Circuit of Champions:
All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first 'outlaw' Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015.

About Ollie’s Bargain Outlet:
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc., founded in 1982, is one of America’s largest retailers of closeouts and excess inventory, offering real brands at real bargain prices. Famous for its signature catch-phrase Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie’s has a huge variety of famous brand-name merchandise in every department – food, books, housewares, toys, electronics, domestics, clothing, furniture, health and beauty, flooring, seasonal items and so much more – at up to 70 percent off the fancy stores’ prices. You never know what you’ll find at one of Ollie’s 363 “semi-lovely” stores in 25 states. For more information, visit www.ollies.us. Like us on Facebook or find us on Twitter at @OlliesOutlet. Ollie’s is a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol OLLI.

About Mobil 1:
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1™ features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.

For more information, visit www.mobiloil.com, on Twitter @Mobil1 and, on Facebook, www.facebook.com/mobil1.

Mobil, Mobil 1 and Mobil 1 Racing are registered trademarks of Exxon Mobil Corporation or one of its subsidiaries.

About FloSports:
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. FloSports’ mission is to give underserved sports the love they deserve. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming. Finally, your sport has a home. For more information, please visit: flosports.tv.

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Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1

Winner Aaron Reutzel (Tyler Rinken Photo)



Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
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Aaron Reutzel opens 2020 All Star point season with victory at Park Jefferson International Speedway

JEFFERSON, S.D. (May 29, 2020) - Although it has been over three months since the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 last hosted competition, two-time and defending Series champion, Aaron Reutzel, left zero doubt to those in attendance at Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota, that the extended gap in the All Star schedule affected his focus and ability, ultimately ending his evening $6,600 richer, as well as the Series point leader. Including action that did not accumulate championship points in early February, the victory was Reutzel’s third of the 2020 season against the All Stars and the 28th of his career.

Reutzel, driver of the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports/Folkens Brothers Trucking/Fischer Body Shop/Ti22/Dissolvalloy/No. 87 sprint car, dominated action during the first-ever All Star appearance at the southeast South Dakota facility, taking command for the first time on lap eight of 25 and immediately blasting away to a impressive lead. Justin Henderson, who earned the pole position by way of dash victory, led the first seven circuits before losing command to Reutzel. With very little real estate to work with, Reutzel’s takeover occurred on the very bottom of the speedway, narrowly squeezing by the Mike Sandvig entry in turn four.

Despite periods of relentless traffic, all circling the bottom groove within Reutzel’s preferred line, the Clute, Texas-native dodged the slower cars with ease, and at one point, placed five lapped cars between himself and Rudeen Racing’s Cory Eliason, who followed Reutzel beyond Henderson to take the runner-up spot on lap 11.

A caution on lap 19 would give Eliason an opportunity to restart on the tailtank of the two-time and defending champion, but even a fresh start on a slick surface would prove to be unsuccessful. Reutzel eventually slipped away to a near-three-second lead by feature’s end, once again forced to navigate slower cars during the final three circuits.

Eliason held on to finish second, followed by Henderson, Brock Zearfoss, who cleared six positions to finish fourth, and Trey Starks.

“The last time I was here, it was cowboy-up and you had to drive as hard as you could, but tonight it was really slick and technical and that’s how I like it,” Aaron Reutzel explained. “It took me five laps to figure out how to run this place. I really had to open my entry up and pivot around the tires to get going down the straightaways. It was a lot of fun though.

“I’m just glad to be back racing a lot more, and I know the fans here tonight have been waiting for this for a long time,” Reutzel continued. “I can’t thank my team enough for their hard work so far this weekend. Our goal is to come back tomorrow night and do it again. I haven’t figured out how to surrender yet. I want to win every time we unload the car.”

What’s Next:
The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will continue their South Dakota visit with a second consecutive start at Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday evening, May 30. Like the Friday night preliminary, Saturday’s Park Jefferson main event will award a $6,600 top prize, courtesy of Kevin Rudeen and Trunk Bar.

Online Coverage:
Each and every event on the 2020 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 schedule will be broadcast live exclusively at www.floracing.com. To access live and on-demand racing action from the All Star Circuit of Champions, visit www.floracing.com and become an annual PRO subscriber. The subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.

Contingency Awards/Results:
Park Jefferson International Speedway - May 29, 2020:
Event: All Stars and IRA Invade Park Jefferson
Entries: 43
C&R Racing All Star Warm-Ups: Cole Duncan - 13.564 seconds
Lincoln Electric Fast Qualifier: Zeb Wise - 13.050 seconds
Ford Performance Heat #1 Winner: Sawyer Phillips
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2 Winner: Cory Eliason
Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3 Winner: Terry McCarl
Mobil 1 Heat #4 Winner: Bill Balog
Kistler Racing Products Heat #5 Winner: Kyle Offill
Elliott’s Custom Trailers & Carts C-Main Winner: Jake Blackhurst
JE Pistons Dash #1 Winner: Justin Henderson
Kear's Speed Shop Dash #2 Winner: Aaron Reutzel
Classic Ink USA Screenprinting & Embroidery B-Main Winner: Hunter Schuerenberg
Rayce Rudeen Foundation First Non-Transfer: Scotty Neitzel
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet A-Main Winner: Aaron Reutzel
Hercules Tire A-Main Hard Charger: Austin McCarl (+11)
(Lincoln Electric, Hercules Tire, Rayce Rudeen Foundation: Need decal to qualify for contingency award)

Qualifying

Group (A)
1. O9-Matt Juhl, 13.096; 2. 23-Russel Borland, 13.289; 3. 3-Tim Kaeding, 13.431; 4. 3p-Sawyer Phillips, 13.503; 5. 55m-McKenna Haase, 13.535; 6. O5-Colin Smith, 13.704; 7. 14m-Jack Rouston, 14.161; 8. 29-Hunter Custer, 14.540; 9. 35L-Cody Ledger, 99.100

Group (B)
1. 11-Zeb Wise, 13.050; 2. 87-Aaron Reutzel, 13.073; 3. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss, 13.140; 4. 26-Cory Eliason, 13.153; 5. 14-Tony Stewart, 13.232; 6. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg, 13.397; 7. W20-Greg Wilson, 13.451; 8. 73-Jake Blackhurst, 13.509; 9. 99-Skylar Gee, 13.858

Group (C)
1. 17-Josh Baughman, 13.097; 2. 17A-Austin McCarl, 13.184; 3. 13-Paul McMahan, 13.280; 4. 4-Terry McCarl, 13.408; 5. 35-Skylar Prochaska, 13.525; 6. 8H-Jade Hastings, 13.894; 7. 97-Alan Gilbertson, 14.120; 8. Os-Brandon Stevenson, 14.531; 9. 2K-Kevin Ingle, 99.290

Group (D)
1. 44-Trey Starks, 13.457; 2. 21-Brinton Marvel, 13.464; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.476; 4. 17B-Bill Balog, 13.537; 5. 70-Justin Peck, 13.687; 6. 44M-Chris Martin, 13.716; 7. 14j-Jody Rosenboom, 13.827; 8. O-Johnny Fahl, 14.759

Group (E)
1. 7-Justin Henderson, 13.457; 2. 2ks-Chad Boespflug, 13.597; 3. 22-Cole Duncan, 13.608; 4. 88-Kyle Offill, 13.664; 5. 5J-Jeremy Schultz, 13.931; 6. 33-James Broty, 14.308; 7. 2W-Scotty Neitzel, 14.314; 8. 14R-Sean Rayhall, 99.360

Heat #1 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 3P-Sawyer Phillips [1]; 2. 3-Tim Kaeding [2]; 3. O9-Matt Juhl [4]; 4. 23-Russel Borland [3]; 5. 55M-McKenna Haase [5]; 6. O5-Colin Smith [6]; 7. 35L-Cody Ledger [9]; 8. 14M-Jack Rouston [7]; 9. 29-Hunter Custer [8]

Heat #2 - Group (B) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 26-Cory Eliason [1]; 2. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [2]; 3. 87-Aaron Reutzel [3]; 4. 11-Zeb Wise [4]; 5. 14-Tony Stewart [5]; 6. 99-Skylar Gee [9]; 7. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [6]; 8. 73-Jake Blackhurst [8]; 9. W20-Greg Wilson [7]

Heat #3 - Group (C) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 4-Terry McCarl [1]; 2. 13-Paul McMahan [2]; 3. 17A-Austin McCarl [3]; 4. 17-Josh Baughman [4]; 5. 8H-Jade Hastings [6]; 6. 35-Skylar Prochaska [5]; 7. OS-Brandon Stevenson [8]; 8. 97-Alan Gilbertson [7]; 9. 2K-Kevin Ingle [9]

Heat #4 - Group (D) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 17B-Bill Balog [1]; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich [2]; 3. 44-Trey Starks [4]; 4. 14J-Jody Rosenboom [7]; 5. 44M-Chris Martin [6]; 6. 70-Justin Peck [5]; 7. 21-Brinton Marvel [3]; 8. O-Johnny Fahl [8]

Heat #5 - Group (E) (8 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 88-Kyle Offill [1]; 2. 2KS-Chad Boespflug [3]; 3. 7-Justin Henderson [4]; 4. 22-Cole Duncan [2]; 5. 2W-Scotty Neitzel [7]; 6. 5J-Jeremy Schultz [5]; 7. 33-James Broty [6]; 8. 14R-Sean Rayhall [8]

Dash #1 (4 Laps)
1. 7-Justin Henderson [1]; 2. 17-Josh Baughman [3]; 3. 4-Terry McCarl [2]; 4. 17B-Bill Balog [5]; 5. 88-Kyle Offill [6]; 6. 3P-Sawyer Phillips [4]

Dash #2 (4 Laps)
1. 87-Aaron Reutzel [1]; 2. 44-Trey Starks [2]; 3. 26-Cory Eliason [4]; 4. 11-Zeb Wise [3]; 5. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [5]; 6. O9-Matt Juhl [6]

C-Main (10 Laps) - Top 2 Transfer
1. 73-Jake Blackhurst [1]; 2. W20-Greg Wilson [6]; 3. 14M-Jack Rouston [3]; 4. O-Johnny Fahl [4]; 5. 97-Alan Gilbertson [2]; 6. 2K-Kevin Ingle [8]; 7. 29-Hunter Custer [7]; 8. 14R-Sean Rayhall [5]

B-Main (12 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [2]; 2. 14-Tony Stewart [1]; 3. 70-Justin Peck [8]; 4. 44M-Chris Martin [4]; 5. 2W-Scotty Neitzel [6]; 6. 55M-McKenna Haase [3]; 7. 35-Skylar Prochaska [7]; 8. 99-Skylar Gee [10]; 9. O5-Colin Smith [9]; 10. 8H-Jade Hastings [5]; 11. 5J-Jeremy Schultz [11]; 12. W20-Greg Wilson [17]; 13. 73-Jake Blackhurst [16]; 14. 33-James Broty [13]; 15. 35L-Cody Ledger [15]; 16. OS-Brandon Stevenson [14]; 17. 21-Brinton Marvel [12]

A-Main (25 Laps)
1. 87-Aaron Reutzel [2]; 2. 26-Cory Eliason [6]; 3. 7-Justin Henderson [1]; 4. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [10]; 5. 44-Trey Starks [4]; 6. 17A-Austin McCarl [17]; 7. 17B-Bill Balog [7]; 8. 3-Tim Kaeding [14]; 9. 4-Terry McCarl [5]; 10. 11-Zeb Wise [8]; 11. 13-Paul McMahan [13]; 12. 48-Danny Dietrich [15]; 13. 22-Cole Duncan [19]; 14. 17-Josh Baughman [3]; 15. 14-Tony Stewart [22]; 16. 88-Kyle Offill [9]; 17. 3P-Sawyer Phillips [11]; 18. 5J-Jeremy Schultz [27]; 19. 99-Skylar Gee [25]; 20. 55-Hunter Schuerenberg [21]; 21. 23-Russel Borland [18]; 22. 70-Justin Peck [23]; 23. 2KS-Chad Boespflug [16]; 24. 2W-Scotty Neitzel [26]; 25. 44M-Chris Martin [24]; 26. 14J-Jody Rosenboom [20]; 27. O9-Matt Juhl [12]
Lap Leaders: Justin Henderson (1-7), Aaron Reutzel (8-25)

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings: (May 29, 2020)
1. Aaron Reutzel - 150
2. Cory Eliason - 146
3. Justin Henderson - 144
4. Brock Zearfoss - 142
5. Trey Starks - 140
6. Austin McCarl - 138
7. Bill Balog - 136
8. Tim Kaeding - 134
9. Terry McCarl - 132
10. Zeb Wise - 130

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Winners:
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/5/2020): Brad Sweet
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/6/2020): Aaron Reutzel
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/10/2020): Aaron Reutzel (2)
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/11/2020): Kyle Larson
Park Jefferson International Speedway, S.D. (5/29/2020): Aaron Reutzel (3)

About the All Star Circuit of Champions:
All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first 'outlaw' Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015.

About Ollie’s Bargain Outlet:
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc., founded in 1982, is one of America’s largest retailers of closeouts and excess inventory, offering real brands at real bargain prices. Famous for its signature catch-phrase Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie’s has a huge variety of famous brand-name merchandise in every department – food, books, housewares, toys, electronics, domestics, clothing, furniture, health and beauty, flooring, seasonal items and so much more – at up to 70 percent off the fancy stores’ prices. You never know what you’ll find at one of Ollie’s 363 “semi-lovely” stores in 25 states. For more information, visit www.ollies.us. Like us on Facebook or find us on Twitter at @OlliesOutlet. Ollie’s is a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol OLLI.

About Mobil 1:
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1™ features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.

For more information, visit www.mobiloil.com, on Twitter @Mobil1 and, on Facebook, www.facebook.com/mobil1.

Mobil, Mobil 1 and Mobil 1 Racing are registered trademarks of Exxon Mobil Corporation or one of its subsidiaries.

About FloSports:
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. FloSports’ mission is to give underserved sports the love they deserve. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming. Finally, your sport has a home. For more information, please visit: flosports.tv.

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Photo Credit: Tyler Rinken
Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1
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Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1

Winner Kyle Larson (Chad Warner Photo)



Contact: Tyler Altmeyer
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1
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Kyle Larson goes wire-to-wire to score Jean Lynch Classic presented by Winn-Dixie main event victory at East Bay Raceway Park

TAMPA, Fla. (February 11, 2020) - Certainly synonymous with winning, especially in an open wheel automobile, ‘Yung Money’ Kyle Larson nearly swept Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 action on Tuesday night at East Bay Raceway Park, eventually leading every circuit of the inaugural Jean Lynch Classic presented by Winn-Dixie for a $5,000 payday.

The 30-lap triumph, the product of an outside-front row starting position, was just one portion of Larson’s near-domination to close-out the 2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Florida visit. The Elk Grove, California-native set the evening’s fastest time during qualifying time trials followed by a convincing victory during the second of two dashes.

Capping an East Bay visit that concluded with back-to-back runner-up performances, former World of Outlaws Rookie of the Year Ian Madsen finished second on Tuesday night, followed by Rudeen Racing’s Cory Eliason, a hard-charging Aaron Reutzel, who advanced ten positions, and ‘Smoke’ Tony Stewart.

“My goal here as of lately was to get to the double-digit win mark in the (NASCAR) off-season and we were able to get number ten here tonight,” Kyle Larson explained, driver of the Paul Silva-owned, Chevrolet Accessories, Finley Farms, No. 57 sprint car. “That’s not a bad stretch of races since Homestead ended. Hopefully we can move on and win a bunch of NASCAR races with Chip Ganassi Racing.”

Untouchable from start to finish, Larson’s only real challenges were in the form of cautions and lapped traffic, with the first caution appearing on lap seven and again on lap 29, ultimately setting up a two-lap dash to the finish. Needless to say, the momentum shifts proved to be no harm to the familiar No. 57, keeping KCP Racing’s Ian Madsen in the rearview mirror the entire distance even when traffic hit its peak during a 22-lap green flag stretch that extended until lap 29. The caution with two circuits remaining erased a near-five second advantage for Larson.

“I just felt good all night long and it’s really fun to have a car like that. I was actually looking forward to traffic because I knew I had such a good car,” Larson said, who now owns ten All Star Circuit of Champions victories. “I really didn’t want to see that last caution because the pace started to slow down in three and four and I was lapping guys around the bottom. You never know where second is, so you gotta figure they would probably go where I wasn’t. I was planning on going to the bottom so I was hoping they wouldn’t get around me. It all worked out great.

“It has been a struggle the last week or so,” Larson continued. “So it feels good to come to East Bay and be really good.”

What’s Next:
With Florida action complete, the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will turn their attention toward Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, where the Series will take part in a Spring Nationals doubleheader on Friday and Saturday, April 10 & 11. The two-day program will award a pair of $5,000 top prizes and officially kick-off the 2020 All Star Circuit of Champions point chase. Fans seeking additional information should visit Attica Raceway Park online at www.atticaracewaypark.com.

Online Coverage:
Each and every event on the 2020 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 schedule will be broadcast live exclusively at www.floracing.com. To access live and on-demand racing action from the All Star Circuit of Champions, visit www.floracing.com and become an annual PRO subscriber. The subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.

Contingency Awards/Results:
East Bay Raceway Park - Tuesday, February 11, 2020:
Event: Jean Lynch Classic presented by Winn-Dixie
Entries: 35
C&R Racing All Star Warm-Ups: Cory Eliason - 13.374 seconds
Lincoln Electric Fast Qualifier: Kyle Larson - 12.480 seconds
Ford Performance Heat #1: Tony Stewart
All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads Heat #2: Brian Brown
Hunt Brothers Pizza Heat #3: Ian Madsen
Mobil 1 Heat #4: Brock Zearfoss
JE Pistons Dash #1: Ian Madsen
Kear's Speed Shop Dash #2: Kyle Larson
Classic Ink USA Screenprinting & Embroidery B-Main Winner:
Rayce Rudeen Foundation First Non-Transfer: Hunter Mackison
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet A-Main Winner: Kyle Larson
Hercules Tire A-Main Hard Charger: Aaron Reutzel (+10)
(Lincoln Electric, Hercules Tire, Rayce Rudeen Foundation: Need decal to qualify for contingency award)

Qualifying

Group (A)
1. 14-Tony Stewart, 13.178; 2. W20-Greg Wilson, 13.445; 3. 28F-Davie Franek, 13.476; 4. 1-Jamie Myers, 13.707; 5. 4x-Carson McCarl, 13.735; 6. 44-Trey Starks, 13.755; 7. 25-Chris Myers, 13.808; 8. 1080-Jordan Mackison, 14.075; 9. 40i-Mark Imler, 14.322

Group (B)
1. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr., 12.879; 2. 4t-Terry McCarl, 12.976; 3. 3C-Cale Conley, 13.038; 4. 21-Brian Brown, 13.167; 5. M1-Mark Smith, 13.302; 6. 87-Aaron Reutzel, 13.357; 7. 28-Tim Shaffer, 13.378; 8. 7B-Ben Brown, 14.072; 9. 121-Steve Glover, 14.392

Group (C)
1. 13-Paul McMahan, 12.982; 2. 48-Danny Dietrich, 13.198; 3. 15k-Chad Kemenah, 13.207; 4. 18-Ian Madsen, 13.261; 5. 47X-Dylan Westbrook, 13.372; 6. 4-Danny Smith, 13.410; 7. 23-Chase Baker, 13.952; 8. 95-Hunter Mackison, 13.964; 9. 18J-RJ Jacobs, 13.968

Group (D)
1. 57-Kyle Larson, 12.480; 2. 26-Cory Eliason, 12.824; 3. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss, 13.182; 4. 5-Brent Marks, 13.304; 5. 40-George Hobaugh, 13.317; 6. 49H-Bradley Howard, 13.438; 7. 197-Ryan Harrison, 14.390; 8. 4b-Billy Boyd Jr., 99.590

Heat #1 - Group (A) (8 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer
1. 14-Tony Stewart [4]; 2. 28F-Davie Franek [2]; 3. W20-Greg Wilson [3]; 4. 1-Jamie Myers [1]; 5. 1080-Jordan Mackison [8]; 6. 44-Trey Starks [6]; 7. 4X-Carson McCarl [5]; 8. 40I-Mark Imler [9]; 9. 25-Chris Myers [7]

Heat #2 - Group (B) (8 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer
1. 21-Brian Brown [1]; 2. 3C-Cale Conley [2]; 3. 87-Aaron Reutzel [6]; 4. 4T-Terry McCarl [3]; 5. M1-Mark Smith [5]; 6. 28-Tim Shaffer [7]; 7. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [4]; 8. 7B-Ben Brown [8]; 9. 121-Steve Glover [9]

Heat #3 - Group (C) (8 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer
1. 18-Ian Madsen [1]; 2. 13-Paul McMahan [4]; 3. 48-Danny Dietrich [3]; 4. 47X-Dylan Westbrook [5]; 5. 4-Danny Smith [6]; 6. 95-Hunter Mackison [8]; 7. 23-Chase Baker [7]; 8. 18J-RJ Jacobs [9]; 9. 15K-Chad Kemenah [2]

Heat #4 - Group (D) (8 Laps) - Top 5 Transfer
1. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [2]; 2. 5-Brent Marks [1]; 3. 57-Kyle Larson [4]; 4. 26-Cory Eliason [3]; 5. 40-George Hobaugh [5]; 6. 197-Ryan Harrison [7]; 7. 49H-Bradley Howard [6]; 8. 4B-Billy Boyd Jr. [8]

Dash #1 (4 Laps)
1. 18-Ian Madsen [1]; 2. 26-Cory Eliason [2]; 3. 14-Tony Stewart [4]; 4. 13-Paul McMahan [3]; 5. 21-Brian Brown [5]

Dash #2 (4 Laps)
1. 57-Kyle Larson [1]; 2. 3C-Cale Conley [2]; 3. 4T-Terry McCarl [3]; 4. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [5]; 5. W20-Greg Wilson [4]

B-Main (12 Laps) - Top 4 Transfer
1. 15K-Chad Kemenah [2]; 2. 28-Tim Shaffer [3]; 3. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [1]; 4. 44-Trey Starks [4]; 5. 95-Hunter Mackison [5]; 6. 49H-Bradley Howard [7]; 7. 4X-Carson McCarl [8]; 8. 18J-RJ Jacobs [10]; 9. 25-Chris Myers [14]; 10. 23-Chase Baker [9]; 11. 7B-Ben Brown [11]; 12. 197-Ryan Harrison [6]; 13. 40I-Mark Imler [12]; 14. 4B-Billy Boyd Jr. [13]; 15. 121-Steve Glover [15]

A-Main (30 Laps)
1. 57-Kyle Larson [2]; 2. 18-Ian Madsen [1]; 3. 26-Cory Eliason [3]; 4. 87-Aaron Reutzel [14]; 5. 14-Tony Stewart [5]; 6. 3C-Cale Conley [4]; 7. 13-Paul McMahan [7]; 8. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [8]; 9. W20-Greg Wilson [10]; 10. 5-Brent Marks [11]; 11. M1-Mark Smith [17]; 12. 4T-Terry McCarl [6]; 13. 48-Danny Dietrich [13]; 14. 28F-Davie Franek [12]; 15. 21-Brian Brown [9]; 16. 47X-Dylan Westbrook [15]; 17. 40-George Hobaugh [18]; 18. 44-Trey Starks [24]; 19. 1-Jamie Myers [16]; 20. 28-Tim Shaffer [22]; 21. 1080-Jordan Mackison [20]; 22. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [23]; 23. 4-Danny Smith [19]; 24. 15K-Chad Kemenah [21]
Lap Leaders: Kyle Larson (1-30)

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Driver Standings:
N/A [Florida events are non-point programs]

2020 All Star Circuit of Champions Winners:
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/5/2020): Brad Sweet
Volusia Speedway Park, Fla. (2/6/2020): Aaron Reutzel
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/10/2020): Aaron Reutzel (2)
East Bay Raceway Park, Fla. (2/11/2020): Kyle Larson

About the All Star Circuit of Champions
All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first 'outlaw' Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015.

About Ollie’s Bargain Outlet
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc., founded in 1982, is one of America’s largest retailers of closeouts and excess inventory, offering real brands at real bargain prices. Famous for its signature catch-phrase Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie’s has a huge variety of famous brand-name merchandise in every department – food, books, housewares, toys, electronics, domestics, clothing, furniture, health and beauty, flooring, seasonal items and so much more – at up to 70 percent off the fancy stores’ prices. You never know what you’ll find at one of Ollie’s 345 “semi-lovely” stores in 25 states. For more information, visit www.ollies.us. Like us on Facebook or find us on Twitter at @OlliesOutlet. Ollie’s is a publicly-traded company on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol OLLI.

About Mobil 1
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1™ features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond our conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet or exceed the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear, under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.

For more information, visit www.mobiloil.com, on Twitter @Mobil1 and, on Facebook, www.facebook.com/mobil1.

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About FloSports
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to tens of thousands of competitions across more than 20 sports in the U.S. and abroad. FloSports offers a growing library in excess of 2,000 hours of premium content and owns exclusive broadcast rights to over 4,000 premier events, with more than 1 million hours live-streamed since its inception. The company has 250 employees and is based in Austin, Texas. For more information, please visit: www.flosports.tv

About Winn-Dixie
Founded in 1925, Winn-Dixie grocery stores, liquor stores and in-store pharmacies serve communities throughout five southeastern states - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. is a subsidiary of Southeastern Grocers, which is one of the largest supermarket chains based in the Southeast. For more information, please visit www.winndixie.com and www.segrocers.com.

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