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JIMMY MARS GRABS TOP TENS IN LOLMDS DOUBLE DIP
(May 3, 2015)
Jimmy Mars and his #28 team ventured south to the states of Illinois and Kentucky on May 1-2 for a pair of $10,000 to win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tilts. On Friday night at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois, Jimmy qualified third fastest in Group B during time trials and later placed second in heat race action. After rolling off from the outside of the third row in the 50-lapper, Jimmy wound up finishing right where he started... in the sixth spot behind only winner Scott Bloomquist, Earl Pearson, Jr., Brandon Sheppard, Don O'Neal, and Steve Francis.

At Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Kentucky on Saturday evening, another $10,000 top prize was on the line. Jimmy clicked off the third quickest lap in Group A during time trials, but later ran into problems in his heat race to finish sixth. After grabbing the third and final transfer spot through his consolation race, the Menomonie, Wisconsin standout started the 50-lap main event from the inside of the eleventh row. Jimmy then proceeded to blast past thirteen competitors en route to a solid eighth place performance. Complete results from both LOLMDS battles can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com. (Brendon Bauman Photo)

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MARS RALLIES TO EIGHTH IN ILLINI 100 FINALE!
(April 19, 2015)
For the first time in three months, the Mars Racing team returned to racing action on April 17-18 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois. The World of Outlaws Late Model Series once again presided over the annual 'Illini 100,' but this year's version of the two-day affair was split into two separate programs. On Friday night in the $6,000 to win opener, Jimmy Mars clicked off the fourth fastest lap in Group A and later finished fifth in his loaded heat race. Following a third place effort in his B-Main, Jimmy unfortunately was forced to watch the 25-lap sprint from the stands after missing a transfer spot by one mere position.

The 'Illini 100' finale on Saturday evening at the 1/4-mile bullring boasted a hefty $15,000 top prize. Jimmy ran sixth in his heat race, but later grabbed the second transfer position through his B-Main. After rolling off from the inside of the tenth row in the 75-lap headliner, the Menomonie, Wisconsin ace drove past eleven competitors during the distance en route to a strong eighth place performance. Complete results from the 'Illini 100' weekend can be viewed online at www.woolms.com.

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WILD WEST SHOOTOUT NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(January 18, 2015)
The finale of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries was held today at USA Raceway and a $10,000 payday was on the line at the Tucson, Arizona facility. Jimmy Mars scored the win in his heat race from the fourth starting spot and later started the 50-lap feature from the outside of the second row. Jimmy then climbed to second in the running order and eventually bagged an impressive runner-up outing behind only victor Jimmy Owens!

(January 17, 2015) Jimmy Mars and his #28 team entered the penultimate event of the 'Wild West Shootout' miniseries today at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona. Jimmy moved up six spots in his heat race to finish in the third position and later rolled off from the inside of the second row in the start of the $3,000 to win main event. During the course of the 30-lapper, Jimmy ran as high as second before settling for a strong third place performance behind only victor Jimmy Owens and runner-up Stormy Scott.

(January 16, 2015) The fourth meet of the 2015 version of the 'Wild West Shootout' took center stage tonight at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona. The #28 team had their sights solely set on the $3,000 winner's check. Jimmy Mars advanced up to fourth in his heat race, which locked him into the fifteenth starting spot in the 30-lap headliner. The "Iceman" eventually wound up sixteenth in the final rundown tonight in the desert.

(January 14, 2015) Following a few days off to rest and relax in the desert, round three of the 9th Annual 'Wild West Shootout' took place tonight at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona and a $3,000 top prize was up for grabs. Jimmy Mars drove past two cars in his heat race to finish in the fourth spot, which lined him up starting from the outside of the sixth row in the 30-lapper. The Menomonie, Wisconsin star then hustled his #28 MB Customs ride past six competitors en route to a solid sixth place showing behind only winner Rodney Sanders, Darrell Lanigan, Jason Papich, Don Shaw, and Tony Toste.

(January 11, 2015) The Mars Racing team was back at it again today at USA (AZ) Raceway, as round two of the 'Wild West Shootout' paid $5,000 to the winner. Jimmy Mars drew the ninth starting spot for his heat race and was unfortunately caught up in a wreck during the prelim, which caused him to finish in the ninth position. He later scratched from the B-Main and was not able to crack the starting grid for the 30-lapper.

(January 10, 2015) Jimmy Mars and his #28 team opened up their 2015 racing season tonight at USA Raceway in Tucson, Arizona, as the 'Wild West Shootout' lid lifter boasted a $3,000 top prize. Jimmy moved up three spots in his heat race to finish in the third position. After starting the 30-lap main event from the inside of the seventh row, Jimmy climbed up inside of the top ten before eventually settling for an eleventh place effort.


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