Congratulations to Eric and Katy on the birth of a daughter, Trini, on Saturday, September 6! Trini was born 19 inches long and weighed 9.3 pounds. Both mom and daughter are doing great!

ERIC JACOBSEN TACKLES BULLS GAP & LAWRENCEBURG
(August 24, 2014)
Eric Jacobsen and his #5 team rolled into Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee and Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Indiana from August 21-23 for a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series battles, each of which paid $10,000 to the winner. On Thursday night at "The Gap," Eric finished third in his heat race and ultimately wound up eighth in the final rundown of the 50-lap 'Scorcher.' At Lawrenceburg on Saturday evening, Eric ran sixth in heat race action prior to picking off six competitors during the 'Whiskey City 50' en route to a twelfth place performance. The 50-lapper at Lawrenceburg was taped by the television cameras of the Lucas Oil Production Studios for broadcast later in the year. Full results from both of these LOLMDS showdowns can be accessed online at www.lucasdirt.com.

JACOBSEN RETURNS TO ACTION IN IRONMAN CLASSIC
(August 17, 2014)
Eric Jacobsen Racing returned to dirt-slinging action on Saturday evening, August 16 at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee. The 10th Annual 'Ironman Classic' was held at the 1/2-mile speedplant and the Southern Nationals Series Bonus Race paid $5,010 to the winner. Eric Jacobsen laid down the fastest lap in Group B during time trials and later started the 40-lap headliner from the outside of the front row. The Rio Del Mar, California native was then running in the fourth position on lap 26 when he slowed on the racetrack to bring out the caution. Eric wound up retiring from the 'Ironman Classic' in the twelfth spot. Full results from last night in east Tennessee can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.

SOUTHERN NATIONALS SERIES NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(August 2, 2014)
Eric Jacobsen capped off the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series with a bang tonight, as he emerged victorious in the attrition-filled finale at the bad-fast Tazewell Speedway in Tazewell, Tennessee! After timing in fourth fastest in qualifying and running fourth in the dash for cash, Eric started the 53-lap headliner from the outside of the second row. The Rio Del Mar, California native then grabbed the top spot on lap 30 and held the point throughout the remainder of the distance to score the $5,300 triumph over Bryan Hendrix, Stacy Boles, Vic Hill, and Billy Ogle, Jr.! With the impressive win, Eric also clinched the second spot in the final Southern Nationals Series point standings behind only champion Chris Madden! (MRM Racing Photo)

(August 1, 2014) Eric Jacobsen Racing stormed into Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tennessee tonight for the second-to-last Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series event of 2014. Eric Jacobsen ran fifth in his consolation race and later started the $5,300 to win feature event from the outside of the seventh row. During the course of the 53-lapper, Eric moved up seven positions to claim a solid seventh place performance.

(July 31, 2014) Round eight of the 2014 edition of the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series took Eric Jacobsen to Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee tonight for a $3,500 to win program. Eric qualified well and later placed fourth in the dash to earn the outside second row starting spot for the 35-lap main event. The Rio Del Mar, California native then eventually wound up finishing right where he started... in the fourth position behind only winner Mike Marlar, Tanner English, and Dane Dacus!

(July 29, 2014) Following a needed day off from the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series grind, the #5 team returned to competition tonight at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia. Eric Jacobsen finished fifth in his B-Main tonight at the Chattanooga area venue and was forced to take use of a series provisional to gain access into the $3,500 to win feature event. After starting the 35-lapper from the inside of the eleventh row, Eric wound up being paid for fifteenth at the pay window.

(July 27, 2014) Another $5,300 top prize was up for grabs tonight in round six of the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals tour at the ultra-fast Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia. Eric Jacobsen finished second in his consolation race and later started the 53-lap main event from the inside of the fourth row. The Rio Del Mar, California native then blasted past four competitors during the A-Main to score a podium effort of third behind only winner Randy Weaver and runner-up Billy Ogle, Jr.

(July 26, 2014) The #5 Eric Jacobsen Racing team followed the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series trail to Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia tonight for the 15th edition of the 'Rebel Yell,' which boasted a $5,300 paycheck. Eric Jacobsen ran second in his B-Main, which locked him into the outside of the fourth row for the start of the 53-lap feature. Eric then moved up four positions during the headliner to cross underneath the checkers fourth behind only victor Dennis Franklin, Casey Roberts, and Casey Barrow.

(July 25, 2014) Next up on the Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series slate was a $5,300 to win battle tonight at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia. Eric Jacobsen scored the win in his consolation race tonight in the Peach State and later started the 53-lap A-Main from the outside of the third row. The Rio Del Mar, California native eventually finished right where he started the A-Main... in the sixth position behind only race winner Casey Roberts, Brandon Overton, Chris Madden, Brent Dixon, and Ivedent Lloyd, Jr.

(July 24, 2014) The Schaeffer Oil Southern Nationals Series took the Eric Jacobsen Racing team to Modoc Raceway in Modoc, South Carolina tonight for another $3,500 to win showdown. Eric Jacobsen advanced into the 35-lap feature by virtue of running second in his B-Main. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in the headliner tonight at Modoc, Eric worked his way up to sixth to finish behind only victor Brandon Overton, Brent Dixon, Dennis Franklin, Casey Roberts, and Billy Ogle, Jr.

(July 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 final rundown.

(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...
(June 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
(June 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
(May 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 NIGHTLY RESULTS...
(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!
(May 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 website!

 

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