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Ricky Weiss races to sixth-place finish I-80 Nationals finale

Ricky Weiss joined the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Tuesday as the tour invaded I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) to kick off five consecutive nights of racing. Drawing 43 cars for the I-80 Nationals prelim, Weiss clocked in sixth fastest in his group before placing fourth in his heat. With passing points setting the grid for the preliminary feature, Ricky passed five cars in the 30-lapper to finish ninth. (Heath Lawson photo)

For another $7,000-to-win preliminary feature on Wednesday, Ricky jumped up two spots in his heat race to pick up the win. Rolling off sixth for the A-Main, Weiss advanced forward four spots to register a runner-up finish. He followed Tyler Erb across the line with Ricky Thornton Jr., Brandon Overton, and Stormy Scott rounding out the Top-5.

With preliminary results from Tuesday and Wednesday placing Weiss second on the starting grid for the Thursday night’s $30,000-to-win I-80 Nationals finale, Ricky faded four spots in the 53-lap affair to register a sixth-place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

Top-5 finish with World of Outlaws at Red Cedar

Remaining on a northern swing with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, Ricky Weiss visited Gondik Law Speedway (Superior, Wis.) on Tuesday afternoon for the $10,000 prize. In a field of 16 cars, Ricky clocked in sixth fastest in his group before placing third in his heat. Locked into the ninth-starting position for the main event, Weiss held his spot for all 40 laps to finish ninth. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

After a few scheduled off days, the World of Outlaws picked back up on Friday afternoon at River Cities Speedway (Grand Forks, N.D.) for another $10,000-to-win A-Main. With a runner-up finish in his heat race placing him eighth on the starting grid for the feature, Weiss dropped one spot to record a ninth-place outing.

I-94 Sure Step Speedway (Fergus Falls, Minn.) was the site of the Saturday’s World of Outlaws event, and Ricky would secure his spot into the show with a second-place finish in his heat. With $10,000 on the line, Weiss lost two positions in the 40-lap affair to place eighth.

To bring the busy week to a close on Sunday, Weiss was one of 34 cars entered at Red Cedar Speedway (Menomonie, Wis.). Following the second fastest time in his group, Ricky dashed to a 10-lap heat race victory over Brent Larson. With the redraw positioning him on the pole, Weiss led the first seven circuits until Brandon Sheppard stole the top spot. He went on to place fifth in the 40-lapper, trailing Sheppard, Cade Dillard, Chris, Madden, and Jimmy Mars to the checkers.

Ricky is currently fourth in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

Sixth-place finish in doubleheader finale at Jackson

Heading north with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, Ricky Weiss traveled to Jackson Motorplex (Jackson, Minn.) on Friday afternoon for the two-day event. Following a seventh-place finish in his heat, Weiss jumped up two spots in the opening night feature to place 11th. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

On Saturday afternoon, Ricky timed in 10th fastest in his group before passing two cars in his heat race to finish third. Starting the $20,000-to-win A-Main in sixth, Weiss ran a steady pace throughout the 50-lapper to register a sixth-place finish.

Ricky sits in fourth in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

Weiss finishes eighth in Firecracker prelim at Lernerville

Ricky Weiss returned with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series on Thursday afternoon as the series remained on an eastern swing at Lernerville Speedway (Sarver, Pa.) for the 15th annual Firecracker 100 weekend. In a stout field of 53 cars, Weiss posted a fourth-place finish in his heat before grabbing the second-and-final transfer spot in his B-Main. Starting the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature in 22nd, Ricky improved five spots in the 30-lapper to finish 17th. (Howie Balis photo)

For another preliminary feature on Friday evening, Ricky clocked in seventh fastest in his group before placing second in his heat behind Michael Norris. With $6,000 on the line in the feature, Weiss faded one spot to register an eighth-place finish.

With preliminary results determining the starting lineups for heat races on Saturday, Weiss held his spot for all 10 laps of his heat to place third. Starting the $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 in 15th, Ricky clawed forward one spot in the 100-lap affair to record a 14th-place finish.

Ricky remains in fourth in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

12th-place finish in World of Outlaws stop at Stateline

Ricky Weiss returned with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series on Thursday afternoon as the series headed east to begin a three-race swing at Stateline Speedway (Busti, N.Y.). In a field of 36 cars, Weiss came in fifth in his heat before picking up a 10-lap consolation victory. Starting the opening night feature in 18th, Ricky gained six spots in the 40-lapper to place 12th. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

Ricky is currently fourth in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

Ricky Weiss scores fourth-place finish in Dream opener

On Wednesday afternoon Ricky Weiss visited the famed Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) to kick off the 27th annual Dirt Late Model Dream week with four nights of racing. With the 74-car field split into two separate groups for a pair of preliminary features, Ricky followed up the sixth fastest time in his group with a 12-lap heat race victory. Earning the third-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Weiss dropped one spot in the 25-lap affair to register a fourth-place finish. He trailed Brandon Overton, Kyle Bronson, and Chad Simpson to the checkers with Chris Ferguson coming in fifth. (Josh James Artwork

With preliminary results on Wednesday night lining him up on the front row of his heat on Thursday afternoon, Ricky faded late in the 15-lapper to record a fifth-place finish. Earning a provisional into the main event, Weiss advanced forward seven spots in the 100-lap affair to finish 12th.

On Friday afternoon for another round of preliminary features, Weiss followed up the sixth fastest time in his group with a third-place finish in his heat race. Pulling off early in the 25-lap A-Main, Ricky was the second retiree of the race on the 10th lap.

Rolling off fifth in his heat race on Saturday evening, Ricky posted a runner-up finish behind Ricky Thornton Jr., which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the $126,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream. Getting caught in a tangle in the first half of the race, Weiss was forced to pull off after a lap-32 melee with another competitor.

For more results from these events, please visit www.EldoraSpeedway.com.