March 21st, 2015 - Kent Robinson entered a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) events in Ohio and Indiana over the weekend.
Action kicked off on Friday night at Atomic Speedway (Chillicothe, Ohio) for a $10,000-to-win race. Forty Super Late Models filled the pit are at the 3/8-mile oval, and a third place finish in his heat race locked K-Rob into the eleventh starting position for the 50-lap feature. Robinson ultimately retired early from the main event to a 20th place finish.
On Saturday evening the team returned to familiar territory as the LOLMDS invaded Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Indiana) for the 18th Annual Indiana Icebreaker. With forty-one entries on hand for the event, Robinson missed the transfer to feature via heat race action, sending him to a b-main. He went on to win his b-main to lock into the seventeenth starting position for the 50-lap finale. Unfortunately, passing became difficult during the course of the main event and Kent would retire to a 24th place finish.
Complete results from the event are available at www.LucasDirt.com
February 21st, 2015 - The World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series invaded Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Thursday night for a $10,000-to-win program.
A talent-laden field of forty-nine entries converged on the 1/2-mile oval, and via time trials Kent locked into the fifth starting spot for heat race action. He raced to a fourth place finish, leaving him one spot short of a transfer position and send him to a b-main. Robinson charged from his front row starting spot to win the b-main, earning him the nineteenth starting spot on the feature grid. Despite starting deep in the back, K-Rob sliced through the field to register a fourth place finish behind race winner, Shane Clanton, Don O'Neal, and Jonathan Davenport. Earl Pearson Jr. completed the top five finishers.
The DIRTcar Nationals continued on Friday night with another $10,000-to-win program for the WoO Late Model Series. Forty-seven Super Late Models filled the pit area, and Kent earned the fifth starting spot in his heat race via time trials. He went on to finish sixth, leaving him just short of the transfer and sending him to a b-main. Robinson later finished second in his b-main to lock into the 20th starting spot for the 50-lap main event. K-Rob retired early from the feature to a 28th place finish in the final rundown.
The week drew to a close on Saturday night with the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals finale, which boosted a $10,000 top prize to WoO Late Model Series competitors. Forty-five entries registered for battle, and a strong qualifying effort positioned Kent starting fourth in his heat race. Robinson went on to win his heat race, sending him to the redraw for the 50-lap main event where he received the third spot on the starting grid. During the course of the feature, K-Rob battled around the top five for much of the event before settling to a seventh place finish at the checkered flag.
Full results from the event are available at www.WoOLMS.com
February 18th, 2015 - Monday night's program at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) saw Kent Robinson moving to the Super Late Model ranks.
The first of six night of Super Late Model action at the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals boosted a $7,000 top prize to competitors. Forty-three entries registered for the event, and Kent locked into the fourth starting spot in his heat race via time trails. He went on to finish second behind Scott Bloomquist to earn the sixth starting position on the feature grid. During the course of the 30-lapper, Robinson settled to a twelfth place finish in the final rundown.
Action resumed on Wednesday night after Tuesday's program was washed out by rain. The winner's check increased to $10,000 as a strong field of forty-eight UMP Super Late Models registered for battle. Robinson started and finish third in his heat race, positioning him starting fifteenth in the 40-lap feature. During the course of the main event, K-Rob advanced three spots to record a twelfth place finish at the checkered flag.
Complete results can be found at www.DIRTcarNationals.com
February 15th, 2015 - The 44th Annual UMP DIRTcar Nationals continued at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida) on Friday night.
A strong field of fifty two Open Wheel Modifieds registered for the program, and struggles in qualifying would pin Kent deep in a heat race. Unfortunately, Robinson failed to qualify for the 20-lap finale via heat race or b-main action, bringing his night to an early end.
On Saturday night Robinson started his outing by posting the fifth quickest lap in his group during trials. He later battle the setup in his heat race and would only manage a sixth place finish. Kent's bad luck continued into the b-main as he failed to reach a transfer position, ending his night early.
Robinson overcome his struggles on Sunday evening for his best performance of the week. After qualifying fifth in his respective group, K-Rob went on to a fourth place finish in his heat race, locking him into the twelfth starting spot on the feature grid. During the course of the 20-lap feature, Kent advanced to an eleventh place finish in the final rundown.
Full results from the events are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com
February 12th, 2015 - Kent Robinson opened his 2015 season on Tuesday night, returning to the seat of the #85 Jones Oil Open Wheel Modified at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Florida).
K-Rob went into battle against a stout field of competitors for the opening round of the 44th Annual UMP DIRTcar Nationals. Kent posted the fastest lap in his group during time trials before going on to register a fifth place finish in heat race action. As a result he would have to run a b-main where a second place finish earned him a starting spot in the 20-lap feature. Robinson retired early from the main event to a disappointing 20th place finish in the final rundown.
The struggles continued for Robinson on Wednesday night during Round #2 of the 44th Annual DIRTcar Nationals. He would only manage a sixth place finish in his heat race, which pinned him deep in a b-main where he would fail to reach a transfer position, bringing his night to an early end.
Thursday night's UMP DIRTcar Nationals event saw K-Rob posting the quickest lap in his group during time trials. Unfortunately, he slipped to an eighth place finish in his heat race, sending him to a b-main. Robinson charged forward to a fifth place finish in the b-main however, only the top two finishers advanced to the 20-lap feature, ending his night early.
Full results from the event are available at www.DIRTcarNationals.com
February 7th, 2015 - The Apparel section has been updated with the 2015 shirts for K-Rob. Get yours today!