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English Lands on Podium in Prairie Dirt Classic!

(July 31, 2022) The Riggs Motorsports team followed the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series to Boone Speedway in Boone, Iowa and Fairbury Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois from July 25-30. On Monday at Boone in the 'Hawkeye 50,' which boasted a $20,000 windfall, Tanner English placed fifth in his stacked heat race prior to securing a B-Main triumph. The Benton, Kentucky ace then blasted past eleven competitors during the course of the 50-lap headliner on his way to a steady seventh place performance.

Over the weekend at Fairbury, a whopping $50,000 top prize and additional lap money was up for grabs in the annual running of the 'Prairie Dirt Classic.' At FALS on Friday during preliminary action, Tanner stopped the clock fifth quickest in Group B during the qualifying session before finishing an impressive second in his prelim feature behind only $3,000 victor Mike Marlar. On Saturday evening in the 100-lap PDC main event, Tanner picked off a handful of competitors during the extra-distance affair to land on the podium in third behind only winner Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Mike Marlar! Complete results from both Boone and Fairbury can be accessed online at www.woolms.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

Tanner English Fifth at River Cities; Seventh at Red Cedar

(July 18, 2022) Tanner English was back in action from July 15-17, as the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series was scheduled to preside over a trio of $10,000 to win throwdowns in the states of North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. On Friday night at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Tanner timed in second fastest in Group A during qualifying and later won his heat race in preliminary action. After drawing the outside of the front row for the start of the 40-lap feature, Tanner eventually placed fifth behind only victor Shane Clanton, Dennis Erb, Jr., Mike Marlar, and Tyler Bruening.

Following a rain-out on Saturday evening at I-94 Speedway in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, the triple shot wrapped up on Sunday with a trip to Red Cedar Speedway in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Tanner earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session, won his heat race, and once again started the 40-lapper from the outside of the front row. The Benton, Kentucky ace fought hard for another top five showing before slipping back to seventh by the unfurling of the checkered flag. Complete results from the weekend in the Upper Midwest can be found by logging onto www.woolms.com. (Jacy Norgaard Photo)

English Grabs $10k in Highland Summer Nationals Win!

(July 10, 2022) Benton, Kentucky ace Tanner English secured his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the 2022 season on Saturday night, July 9 at Highland Speedway in Highland, Illinois! Tanner knocked down the quickest lap in his group during the qualifying session before claiming a heat race victory. After drawing the fourth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lap headliner, Tanner ran strong early in the feature distance prior to grabbing the top spot on the 34th circuit. He then drove away from the talented field to capture the $10,000 payday over a top five that included runner-up Shannon Babb, Jason Feger, Bobby Pierce, and Rusty Schlenk! Complete results from last night at Highland Speedway can be accessed online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com. (STL Racing Photos)

Tanner English Nabs Pair of Hell Tour Runner-Ups!

(July 3, 2022) Tanner English, of Benton, Kentucky, competed in a trio of $10,000 to win DIRTcar Summer Nationals showdowns in Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee from June 30-July 2. On Thursday night at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois, Tanner earned Fast Time honors of the 30 entrants during the qualifying session and later placed second in his heat race. He then moved up two spots during the course of the 50-lapper and battled for the win late in the distance before settling for a strong runner-up performance behind only victor Shannon Babb!

At Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Kentucky on Friday evening in a similar "Hell Tour" contest, Tanner clicked off the quickest lap in his group during time trials, won his heat race, and later placed second in the 30-lap feature behind only race winner Bobby Pierce. In the weekend finale on Saturday at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, Tennessee, yet another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs. Tanner ran third in his loaded heat race and after a rain delay, he was able to advance up to eighth in the 40-lap headliner. Complete results from each of these three Summer Nationals races can be found online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com. (Josh James Artwork)

English Wins $5,000 at Spoon River in Busy Week!

(June 27, 2022) The Riggs Motorsports team and driver Tanner English celebrated in victory lane on Thursday, June 23 at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois to headline a busy five-race week! In DIRTcar Summer Nationals time trials, Tanner stopped the clock fourth quickest in his group during qualifying prior to running third in his stacked heat race. The Benton, Kentucky ace then started the 40-lap feature from the outside of the fifth row and immediately pointed his #81E entry towards the front of the stellar field. Tanner then took advantage of leader Cade Dillard's mechanical woes to lead the final two circuits in bagging the $5,000 payday ahead of runner-up Bobby Pierce, Max Blair, Ryan Unzicker, and Brian Shirley!

In other action during the hectic week, Tanner entered a similar $5,000 to win "Hell Tour" battle on Wednesday at Adams County Speedway in Quincy, Illinois. After finishing fourth in his heat race, he was able to advance past a trio of competitors during the 40-lapper to land in the twelfth finishing position. Over the weekend in the inaugural 'St. Louis Firecracker Faceoff' at Federated Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, a pair of Summer Nationals / World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series co-sanctioned showdowns were held at the St. Louis-area facility. In Friday's $10,000 to win weekend opener, Tanner ran seventh in his heat race, third in his B-Main, and fifteenth in the 40-lap main event. With a $20,000 top prize up for grabs on Saturday, Tanner finished sixth in his heat race and won his B-Main prior to blasting all the way up to sixth in the 55-lap affair.

The action-packed week then came to a close on Sunday with stop to Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois, as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series presided over a $10,000 to win throwdown. Tanner laid down the fifteenth quickest lap overall during the qualifying session and later placed fourth in his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the sixth row in the 40-lap 'Wild Man Kelly Classic,' Tanner steered past eight racecars to close out the week with an impressive fourth place showing behind only victor Brandon Sheppard, Shannon Babb, and Shane Clanton. He still finds himself third in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings - 170 markers behind current leader Dennis Erb, Jr. Complete results from all five races can be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.dirtcarsummernationals.com and www.woolms.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

Tanner English Posts Top Five at Granite City!

(June 19, 2022) Tanner English and the Riggs Motorsports team struck out to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and Fairbury Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois on June 17-18 for a pair of $10,000 to win DIRTcar Summer Nationals specials. On Friday night at Granite City, Tanner laid down the quickest lap in his group during qualifying before running second in his loaded heat race. The Benton, Kentucky ace then picked off a couple of competitors during the 40-lap feature to land in the fifth finishing position behind only race winner Bobby Pierce, Dennis Erb, Jr., Ryan Gustin, and Shannon Babb!

At FALS on Saturday evening, another $10,000 top prize was on the line against the "Hell Tour" stars. Tanner once again posted the fastest lap in his group during time trials prior to securing a victory in heat race action. After drawing the fourth starting spot before the drop of the green flag in the 50-lapper, Tanner was running a solid fourth late in the distance when a racing incident sent him hard into the outside retaining wall. He wound up retiring with heavy damage and was relegated to a disappointing twentieth place effort. Complete results from both weekend showdowns can be accessed online at www.dirtcarsummernationals.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

English Swoops into FALS and Wins $5,000!

(June 12, 2022) After initially planning on taking the June 10-11 weekend off from racing action, Tanner English made a last minute decision to take his dad's red/white #96 machine to a pair of Illinois ovals and the decision proved to pay off to the tune of his first victory of the 2022 season! On Saturday night at Fairbury Speedway, Tanner stopped the clock seventh quickest overall during Super Late Model qualifying at the Fairbury, Illinois facility and later ran second in his heat race. The Benton, Kentucky ace then rolled off from the inside of the second row in the 'Pappy and Bob Allen Memorial' and quickly gabbed the point on the fourth circuit. From there, Tanner led the remainder of the 30-lapper to bag the $5,000 winner's check ahead of Ryan Unzicker, Mike Spatola, Kevin Weaver, and Tommy Sheppard, Jr.!

Earlier in the weekend, Tanner and the team made a stop at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday evening. A weekly Super Late Model show was held at the St. Louis-area venue and a $1,200 top prize was scheduled to be on the line. Following Tanner's convincing heat race triumph, the feature event was unfortunately canceled due to inclement weather. Complete results from Saturday's showdown at FALS can be accessed online at www.fairburyspeedway.com. (Rocky Ragusa Photo)

Tanner English Finishes Inside Top Ten at Tri-City

(June 4, 2022) Tanner English, of Benton, Kentucky, invaded Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on June 2-3 for a pair of special events. On Thursday night in an unsanctioned battle, Tanner ran second in his heat race prior to nabbing a strong fifth place performance in the 30-lap feature behind only $5,000 winner Ryan Gustin, Kyle Bronson, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Max Blair. At the St. Louis-area oval on Friday evening, the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series rolled into town to preside over a $10,000 to win shootout. Tanner placed second in his heat race and seventh in the 40-lapper, which leaves him still sitting third in the national series point standings. Complete results from the past two days at Tri-City Speedway can be viewed online at www.tricityspeedway.net. (Josh James Artwork)

English Advances to Sixth at Sharon Speedway

(May 29, 2022) Benton, Kentucky ace Tanner English followed the World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series tour to the Buckeye State for a pair of weekend events at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio on May 27-28. Following a rain-out on Friday night, the $20,000 to win throwdown on Saturday evening went off without a hitch.

Tanner knocked down the ninth quickest lap in Group B during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth transfer spot through his loaded heat race. He then started the 60-lapper from the outside of the seventh row before picking off eight competitors en route to a strong sixth place performance behind only winner Ryan Gustin, Shane Clanton, Josh Richards, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Devin Moran. Tanner still finds himself third in the WOOLMS point standings exiting Sharon Speedway. Full results from Memorial Day weekend can be found online by visiting www.woolms.com. (Todd Battin Photo)

Tanner English Fourth in Keystone State Lid Lifter

(May 22, 2022) Tanner English trekked east to the Keystone State from May 19-21 to compete in a trio of $10,000 to win World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series programs. On Thursday night in the weekend lid lifter at Bloomsburg Fair Raceway in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, Tanner ran second in his loaded heat race before redrawing the eighth starting spot for the 40-lap main event. The Benton, Kentucky ace then stayed out of trouble during the rugged contest and eventually brought his #81E machine home in the fourth finishing position behind only victor Max Blair, Dennis Erb, Jr., and Josh Richards!

At Marion Center Raceway in Marion Center, Pennsylvania on Friday evening, another $10,000 winner's check was up for grabs. Tanner was unfortunately involved in a heat race incident and was forced to utilize a series provisional to gain access into the 40-lapper. He then blitzed past sixteen competitors during the race to salvage a steady seventh place performance. In the weekend finale at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on Saturday, Tanner placed second in his loaded heat race prior to knocking down a solid eighth place effort in the $10,000 to win headliner. Complete results from all three races can be found online by clicking on www.woolms.com. (Rick Neff Photo)

English Lands on Podium in IL Speedweek Opener!

(May 15, 2022) The four-race "Illinois Speedweek" kept the Riggs Motorsports team busy from May 11-14. Things kicked off in the Land of Lincoln with a pair of $22,022 to win Castrol FloRacing Night in America Series battles at Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Illinois and Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois. On Wednesday night at Spoon River, Tanner English placed third in his loaded heat race prior to advancing ten spots during the 50-lap feature to land on the podium in third behind only victor Brandon Sheppard and runner-up Mike Marlar. In the second round on Thursday at Lincoln, Tanner ran second in his heat race and later moved up to finish seventh in the 50-lapper.

The MARS Racing Series then took over the sanctioning duties over the weekend in a pair of lucrative events at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois and Fairbury Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois. At Farmer City on Friday evening in a $15,000 to win throwdown, Tanner ran sixth in his heat race, second in his B-Main, and eighth in the 47-lap main event after passing fourteen competitors. In Saturday's speedweek finale at FALS, which boasted a $30,000 paycheck, Tanner placed fourth in his heat race, second in his B-Main, and twelfth in the 50-lap headliner. Complete results from all four "Illinois Speedweek" races can be found online at www.floseries.com and www.marsracingseries.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

Tanner English Ninth in Dairyland Showdown Prelim

(May 8, 2022) Tanner English and the Riggs Motorsports team made the trek north to Mississippi Thunder Speedway in Fountain City, Wisconsin from May 5-7 for the three-day 'Dairyland Showdown.' The World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series presided over all of the action in the Badger State, which kicked off with a pair of $10,000 to win prelims. On Thursday night in the opener, Tanner laid down the quickest lap in Group B during qualifying, ran fourth in his loaded heat race. and later moved up to finish thirteenth in the 40-lap feature. At MTS on Friday evening, Tanner finished second in his heat race before slipping back to ninth at the conclusion of the 40-lapper.

In Saturday's lucrative grand finale, which boasted a whopping $50,000 top prize, Tanner stopped the clock tenth fastest in Group B during time trials. The Benton, Kentucky ace then placed sixth in his heat race and fourth in his B-Main, which forced him to rely on a series provisional to gain access into the 75-lap headliner. Tanner then picked off eight competitors during the 'Dairyland Showdown' finale to salvage a fifteenth place showing. He still finds himself third in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting Mississippi Thunder Speedway. Complete results can be obtained online by clicking on www.woolms.com. (Highside Race Shots)

English Third in WOOLMS Points Following Bristol

(May 1, 2022) Following a pair of frustrating nights at Eldora (OH) Speedway and Brownstown (IN) Speedway during the week, Tanner English and his #81E team ventured south to the dirt-covered Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee on April 29-30. The World of Outlaws Case Construction Late Model Series sanctioned the 2nd Annual 'Bristol Bash' and a pair of $25,000 winner's checks were up for grabs.

On Friday evening in the opener, Tanner placed fourth in his heat race prior to slipping back to twelfth by the finish of the 30-lap feature event. In Saturday's grand finale, Tanner finished fifth in his heat race and twelfth once again in the 30-lapper. The Benton, Kentucky ace now sits third in the latest version of the WOOLMS point standings exiting BMS. Full results can be obtained online by clicking on www.woolms.com. (Josh James Artwork)

 

 

 

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