Owens Leads Jackson 100 Trials
BROWNSTOWN, Ind. — Reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion and current point leader Jimmy Owens topped the 40-car field for Red Buck Time Trials for the 33rd annual Jackson 100 on Friday Night at Brownstown Speedway.
Owens; Hillbilly 100 winner Mike Marlar, Jared Landers and Brad Neat will be polesitters for Saturday’s four heat races.
Scott Bloomquist, the only four-time winner of Brownstown’s biggest race, is seeking an unprecedented third straight win in the annual event. LOLMDS series regular and two-time track champion, Don O’Neal, who has won the Jackson 100 three times, timed in only 16th fastest in his group of qualifiers and will have to start deep in the field in the second heat on Saturday night.
In preliminary action, Jimmy Owens set the Red Buck Cigars Fast Time amongst the 40 entrants, with a lap of 15.281 seconds. Jared Landers set the fastest time in Group B with a time of 15.563 seconds.