NATIONALS SERIES NIGHTLY RESULTS...
22, 2014) Night two for the cars and stars of the
Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series took place tonight at 411
Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee and another $3,500 top prize
was on the line. Eric Jacobsen knocked down the eighth quickest
lap in Group A during time trials and later grabbed the fifth transfer
spot through his consolation event. Eric then improved five positions
during the course of the 35-lap feature to finish eighth in the
(July 21, 2014) The
#5 team started their journey on the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals
Series tonight at the picturesque Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat,
Virginia. Eric Jacobsen timed in sixth fastest in Group A during
the qualifying session, but later stormed to the front in his consolation
race to take home the victory. After rolling off from the inside
of the third row in the $3,500 to win feature event, Eric wound
up posting a solid seventh place performance in the 35-lap headliner.
8TH ANNUAL FIRECRACKER
100 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
28, 2014) Eric Jacobsen Racing wrapped up the 8th
Annual 'Firecracker 100' weekend tonight at the storied Lernerville
Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania. Eric Jacobsen, like the other
50+ entrants, had his sights set on the huge $30,000 payday tonight
in the Keystone State. Unfortunately, Eric was not able to transfer
into the 100-lap main event after finishing ninth in his loaded
heat race and eleventh in his B-Main.
(June 27, 2014) Rio
Del Mar, California native Eric Jacobsen competed tonight at Lernerville
Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania, as the World of Outlaws Late Model
Series sanctioned night two of the ‘Firecracker 100,' which
once again featured a $6,000 paycheck. Eric timed in twelfth fastest
in Group A during the qualifying session and later grabbed the third
and final transfer spot through his heat race behind only prelim
victor Mike Marlar and runner-up Jimmy Mars. Eric would then complete
all thirty circuits in the A-Main, but slipped from his fifteenth
starting position to finish twentieth in the final rundown.
(June 26, 2014) Eric
Jacobsen, of Rio Del Mar, California, made the rare trek to the
storied Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania tonight for
round one of the 8th Annual 'Firecracker 100' weekend, which was
sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and paid $6,000
to the winner. Eric qualified nineteenth fastest in Group A during
time trials and later finished tenth in his assigned heat race.
Eric then moved from his thirteenth starting spot in the first B-Main
to finish eighth, but that solid run did not transfer the #5 into
the 30-lap main event.
JACOBSEN TACKLES CHEROKEE
& SMOKY MOUNTAIN
22, 2014) Eric Jacobsen Racing returned to Dirt
Late Model competition on June 20-21 in a pair of $10,000 to win
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battles in the states of South
Carolina and Tennessee. On Friday night at Cherokee Speedway in
Gaffney, South Carolina, Eric Jacobsen finished ninth in his heat
race, fourth in the B-Main, and nineteenth in the 50-lap 'Grassy
Smith Memorial.' At Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee
on Saturday evening, Eric grabbed the fifth transfer spot through
his heat race and later started thirteenth on the grid in the 50-lapper.
Unfortunately, the Rio Del Mar, California driver was involved in
a lap 34 wreck, which helped relegate him to a thirteenth place
performance. Full results from the LOLMDS double-dip can be accessed
online at www.lucasdirt.com.
ERIC JACOBSEN COMPETES
IN TOYOTA KNOXVILLE 50
30, 2014) Eric Jacobsen Racing invaded the bad-fast
Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee tonight for the 'Toyota
Knoxville 50,' which was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series. Eric Jacobsen posted the tenth quickest lap overall
during the qualifying session and later grabbed the third transfer
spot through his loaded heat race. After starting the $10,000 to
win feature event from the inside of the fourth row, Eric was unfortunately
caught up in an early wreck in the 50-lapper, which caused him to
retire in the eighteenth position with a heavily damaged racecar.
Complete results from tonight's visit to "The Taz" can
be viewed online by pointing your web browser to www.lucasdirt.com.
MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND
(May 25, 2014) The
huge Memorial Day holiday weekend tripleheader wrapped up for Eric
Jacobsen tonight with a visit to the ultra-fast Rome Speedway in
Rome, Georgia. An unsanctioned program was held at Rome and a $2,000
winner's check was on the line. Eric wound up being paid for thirteenth
at the pay window following the 30-lap feature event.
(May 24, 2014) The
Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals tour took the Eric Jacobsen Racing
team to the historic Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Georgia tonight
for their miniseries finale, which boasted a $6,000 payday. Eric
Jacobsen logged the fourth quickest lap in Group A during time trials
and later started the 50-lapper from the inside of the fourth row.
With passing at an extreme premium throughout the race, Eric wound
up ninth in the final rundown tonight at the Atlanta-area facility.
(May 23, 2014) Rio
Del Mar, California native Eric Jacobsen debuted a new Rocket Chassis
tonight at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia, as the Old Man's
Garage Spring Nationals Series sanctioned a $4,000 to win program.
Eric timed in third fastest in Group A during the qualifying session,
which locked him directly into the fifth starting spot in the 40-lap
main event. He then ran around the top five throughout most of the
race before encountering trouble late and completing only 34 circuits,
which dropped Eric to a disappointing nineteenth place performance.
ERIC JACOBSEN SET TO DEBUT
NEW ROCKET CAR!
21, 2014) After three months away from the racetrack,
Eric Jacobsen is set to debut a new Rocket racecar over the busy
Memorial Day holiday weekend in a trio of special events in the
Peach State of Georgia. Eric will pilot the new Rocket, which came
straight out of the Shinnston, West Virginia headquarters, in upcoming
races at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia on May 23, Dixie Speedway
in Woodstock, Georgia on May 24, and Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia
on May 25. You can view the upcoming schedule for the #5 team by
clicking on the SCHEDULE page of the