Mechanical Woes Slow
Gilpin in $10,000 Johnny Mulligan Classic
24, 2021) Devin Gilpin wound up entering one lone
event over the weekend on Friday night, July 23 at Ponderosa Speedway
in Junction City, Kentucky. The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series
sanctioned the 'Johnny Mulligan Classic' and a $10,000 payday was
up for grabs. Devin broke an oil pump belt in his heat race on his
way to finishing fifth and was scheduled to roll off from the inside
of the tenth row in the 50-lap feature event. Unfortunately, repairs
were not able to be made in time and Devin was relegated to a twenty-second
place showing in the special event. Full results from last night
at Ponderosa Speedway can be accessed online at www.imdirt.net.
Gilpin Gets Seventh Feature
Win in Bobby Wilson Memorial!
18, 2021) The Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR) team claimed
their seventh feature win of the 2021 season on Saturday night,
July 17 at the nearby Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana!
Devin Gilpin won his heat race in preliminary action for the 'Bobby
Wilson Memorial' and later started the 40-lap main event from the
outside of the front row. Devin then held the point for the majority
of the unsanctioned contest and eventually beat Kent Robinson, Darrell
Lanigan, Josh Rice, and James Rice to the checkers to bag the $5,000
Earlier in the week, the #1G team was in the pit area
at Circle City Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana for a visit by the
DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour on Wednesday, July 14. Devin clicked
off the second fastest lap overall during the qualifying session
before securing a heat race triumph. After drawing the outside of
the front row for the start of the $5,000 to win shootout, the Columbus,
Indiana ace unfortunately slid back a few spots during the course
of the 40-lapper and was officially placed seventh in the final
rundown. Full results from both races in the Hoosier State can be
viewed online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com
(Mark Schaefer Photo)
Devin Gilpin Wins Born
Free 40; Fourth at Lake Cumberland!
5, 2021) Devin Gilpin, of Columbus, Indiana, racked
up another 'Born Free 40' title on Saturday night, July 3 at Brownstown
Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana! Devin won his heat race in preliminary
action and then led the majority of the 40-lap, unsanctioned main
event at the 1/4-mile oval. He held off Darrell Lanigan by 0.116
seconds to secure the $5,000 winner's check over a top five that
consisted of Lanigan, Shelby Miles, Jared Bailey, and Steve Peeden.
Devin now has six Super Late Model wins to his credit during a strong
Following the victory at Brownstown, the #1G team
trekked south on Sunday, July 4 for the 'Hall of Fame 40' at Lake
Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky. The Valvoline Iron-Man
Late Model Series presided over all of the action on Independence
Day and another $5,000 top prize was up for grabs. Devin placed
third in his loaded heat race and later moved up to finish fourth
in the 40-lapper behind only victor Jimmy Owens, Michael Chilton,
and Jensen Ford. Complete results from each weekend race can be
viewed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com
(Mark Schaefer Photo)
Gilpin Steers to Pair
of Podium Efforts in Atomic 100 Weekend!
27, 2021) Next up for Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR)
was a visit to Atomic Speedway in Alma, Ohio on June 25-26 for the
annual running of the 'Atomic 100,' which was sanctioned by the
Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series. On Friday night in the $4,000
to win weekend opener, Devin Gilpin grabbed the fourth transfer
spot through his heat race prior to picking off eleven competitors
during the 40-lapper to land on the podium in third behind only
victor Josh Rice and runner-up Devin Moran.
In Saturday's $12,000 to win grand finale, Devin placed
third in his heat race and later made a stirring rally in the 60-lap
headliner. After suffering a flat right rear tire with 32 circuits
remaining in the contest, the Columbus, Indiana ace vaulted all
the way up to second in the running order to trail only victor Rod
Conley at the unfurling of the checkered flag! Complete results
from both weekend shows at Atomic Speedway can be located online
(Ryan Roberts Photography)
Devin Gilpin Nabs Top
Five in DIRTcar Summer Nationals Opener!
16, 2021) Devin Gilpin Racing (DGR) made the short
trek to Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana on Tuesday night,
June 15 for the DIRTcar Summer Nationals opener. Devin Gilpin timed
in second fastest in his group during the qualifying session before
slipping back to third in his stacked heat race. After rolling off
from the inside of the fourth row in the $5,000 to win headliner,
Devin was able to climb up inside of the top five during the 40-lap
contest and finished fifth at the checkers behind only victor Bobby
Pierce, Devin Moran, Tim Lance, and Tanner English! Complete results
from last night at Brownstown Speedway can be accessed online at
Gilpin Sweeps Weekend
in Kentucky to Elevate Win Total to Five!
6, 2021) Red-hot Devin Gilpin continued his winning
ways over the June 4-5 weekend by sweeping a pair of unsanctioned
Super Late Model events in the Commonwealth of Kentucky! On Friday
night in the 'Big Daddy Classic' at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction
City, Kentucky, Devin timed in fourth fastest overall during qualifying
before running second in his heat race. Devin then streaked to the
front in the feature and took the lead with only two laps remaining
to land the $4,088 top prize over Billy Moyer, Jr., Dustin Linville,
Justin Rattliff, and Michael Chilton.
At Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky
on Saturday evening, Devin swept the night by earning Fast Time
honors during qualifying, won his heat race, and later led all forty
circuits in the headliner. In addition to capturing the $4,000 winner's
check ahead of Justin Rattliff, Billy Moyer, Jr., Tommy Bailey,
and Karl Tipton, Devin also picked up a $1,000 bonus for sweeping
the weekend! Full results from both weekend shows can be accessed
online at www.ponderosaspeedway.net
(Chris Anderson Photo)
Devin Gilpin Remains
Hot; Claims $5,031 Paycheck at LCS!
23, 2021) Devin Gilpin, of Columbus, Indiana, parked
his #1G ride in victory lane for the third time 2021 on Saturday
evening, May 22 at Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, Kentucky!
The Valvoline Iron-Man Late Model Series presided over the annual
running of the 'Johnny Wheeler Memorial' and 24 competitors showed
up to do battle in the single-day program. Devin won his heat race
in preliminary action and later started the 40-lap main event from
the pole position. He then wired the feature field by leading each
and every circuit en route to capturing the $5,031 windfall ahead
of Dustin Linville, Jared Hawkins, Jensen Ford, and Zack Dohm! Complete
results from last night at LCS can be viewed online at www.imdirt.net.
Second Victory of Year
for Gilpin Comes at Nearby Brownstown!
16, 2021) For the second straight Saturday evening,
Devin Gilpin picked up a Super Late Model triumph - this time at
the nearby Brownstown Speedway on May 15! Devin ran fourth in his
heat race at the Brownstown, Indiana oval, but later came out on
top of the unsanctioned headliner to pocket the $2,000 top prize.
The Columbus, Indiana ace beat a top five that consisted of runner-up
Jared Bailey, Shelby Miles, Britan Godsey, and Alan Edsell!
Earlier in the busy week, the #1G team entered high-profile
contests at both Brownstown Speedway and Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg,
Ohio. On Wednesday at Brownstown in a $10,000 to win Castrol FloRacing
Night in America Series contest, Devin placed fourth in his heat
race, but was an early retiree in the 40-lapper, which dropped him
to twentieth in the final rundown. At MRP on Friday in a $5,000
to win throwdown, Devin won his heat race in preliminary action
before securing an impressive runner-up effort in the unsanctioned
A-Main behind only victor Tyler Erb! Full results from all three
races can be viewed online at www.brownstownspeedway.com
(Mark Schaefer Photo)
Gilpin Grabs First Win
of 2021 Season at Florence Speedway!
9, 2021) Devin Gilpin, of Columbus, Indiana, landed
in victory lane for the first time in 2021 on Saturday night, May
8 at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky! Devin placed third in
his loaded heat race, but later drove to the front in the 30-lap
weekly Super Late Model feature. He took the lead late in the distance
and led the final eight circuits to bag the $2,000 winner's check.
Finishing behind his #1G machine at the unfurling of the checkers
was a top five that consisted of Austyn Mills, Trevor Landrum, Robby
Hensley, and Kody Evans! Complete results from last night at Florence
Speedway can be viewed online at www.florencespeedway.com.
Devin Gilpin Transfers
into $15,000 Ralph Latham Memorial
2, 2021) The #1G team competed in one single event
over the weekend, as they unloaded in the Florence Speedway pit
area to do battle in the 35th edition of the 'Ralph Latham Memorial.'
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series once again sanctioned the high-profile
contest at the Union, Kentucky facility, which boasted a $15,000
windfall on Saturday, May 1. Devin Gilpin qualified well and later
grabbed the fourth transfer spot through his stacked heat race.
After rolling off from the inside of the seventh row in the 60-lap
main event, Devin ran into issues and wound up seventeenth in the
final finishing order. Complete results from last night's annual
'Ralph Latham Memorial' can be viewed online at www.lucasdirt.com.