The World of Outlaws Are Coming…!

Posted: August 14, 2012 in Featured

2012 Black Diamond 125 Pre Entries

As the 3rd Annual Black Diamond 125 fast approaches a diverse and stellar field of dirt late model standouts have filed early entry into the nations richest short track event at Tyler County Speedway, September 1-3.  The ‘bullring’ as it’s affectionately known by its rabid diehard fanbase will welcome the sports best Super Late Model teams to the high bank ¼ mile arena as they vie for the coveted ‘Black Diamond’ trophy against the talented and tough racers of the Ohio Valley! 

X             Dusty Hamrick- Clarksburg, WV

0              Ron Delano Jr.- Stoystown, PA

Ono       Buck Rine- Reader, WV

00H        Chuck Harper- Beverly, WV

B1           Paul Wilmoth- Clarksburg, WV

1×1         Sonny Conley- New Martinsville, WV

1MC       Butch McGill- West Union, WV

H1           Jared Miley- South Park, PA

1G          Charlie Maloney- Belmont, OH

1*           Chub Frank- Bear Lake, PA

1              Josh Richards- Shinnston, WV

1S           Brandon Shepherd- Berlin, IL

1TM       Tre Martin- Charleston, WV

K2           Kris Southern-Lost Creek, WV

S1           Steve Wilmoth- Clarksburg, WV

S2           Tim Senic- Elkins, WV

2              Shane Hitt- Buckhannon, WV

3              Scott Irvin- Jacksonburg, WV

C4           Freddie Carpenter- Parkersburg, WV

J4            John Garvin- Sarver, PA

5B           Mike Marlar- Winfield, TN

6              Jamie Lathroum- Mechanicsville, MD

6T           Tim Dohm- Charleston, WV

7              Kent Robinson- Bloomington, IL

9              Shane McCloughlin- Coshocton, OH

C9           Steve Casebolt- Richmond, IN

11           Pat Doar- New Richmond, WI

12           Rick Williams- Beckley, WV

14           Morgan Bagley – Longview, TX

14           Corey Conley- Wellsburg, WV

17           Keith Barbara- Pittsburgh, PA

17           Zack Dohm- Charleston, WV

18           Ricky Conley- Wellsburg, WV

19           Tim Fuller- Watertown, NY

20           Scott Peltz- Wheeling, WV

21           Dan Stone- Thompson, PA

23           Derek Rogers- Spelter, WV

24           Rick Eckert- York, PA

25           Shane Clanton-Fayetteville, GA

25           Mason Ziegler- Chalk Hill, PA

25           Mike Benedum- Salem, WV

28R         Harold Redman Jr.- Prosperity, WV

29           Darrell Lanigan- Union, KY

39           Tim McCreadie- Watertown, NY

37           Jared Hawkins- Fairmont, WV

40           Wayne Maffett Jr.- Mansfield, OH

42           Chris Garnes- Evans, WV

44           Clint Smith- Senoia, GA

51           John Watson- Middlebourne, WV

54           Billy Brown- Clarksburg, WV

55           Bill Shaffer- Clarksburg, WV

57           Bub McCool- Vicksburg, MS

58           Eddie Starkey- Clarksburg, WV

71M       Mike Basich- Adena, OH

77T         Keith Tish- Millersburg, OH

83           Jacob Lash- Middlebourne, WV

88           Lou Jacoby- Houtzdale, PA

88           Chad Green- Flemington, WV

99           Devin Moran- Dresden, OH

99           Donnie Moran- Dresden, OH


Aside  —  Posted: July 19, 2012 in Featured


(Middlebourne, WV)   Find below all the useful information you’ll need to enjoy dirt track racings coolest crown jewel event “The Black Diamond 125” as only the Tyler County Speedway, aka ‘the bullring’ can produce.  Once again the hills of West Virginia will come alive this Labor Day weekend as the Circle Track Management Group will once again offer up a grand mountain state welcome featuring a three day festival of speed.

WHAT: 3rd Annual Black Diamond 125  August 30- September 1


“Dirt Racing Coolest Crown Jewel”       “The Biggest Little Party in Motorsports”


Featuring the World of Outlaw Late Model Series

Over 150,000 Super Late Model Payoff  (No Super LM Car Entry Fee if pre-entered)

$48,000 Paid to Super Late Model Winners!

$2,400 Minimum Paid to Super Late Models That Race In 3 Features!

1 Super Late Model driver could walk away with $38,000 dollars!

48 Super Late Model Drivers will walk away with at least $1,000!

$250 Minimum Paid to Super Late Models That Race 2 Days!

Race Fans Dream Weekend……5 Late Model Features……Over 200 Late Model Feature Laps!

The 3rd Annual Black Diamond 125 will be held August 30- September 1st as the nations dirt late model superstars will make a return visit to the bullring in hopes of breaking the bank.  The richest short track event in dirt racing will see drivers from all over the country do battle on Tyler County Speedway’s historical 1/4 mile bullring, against some of the most talented local hot shoes, for an astounding $180,000 purse up for grabs Labor Day weekend!  Be a part and experience the excitement of “America’s Coolest Crown Jewel Dirt Late Model major event!”

WHEN: Thursday-Saturday, August 30th -September 1st, 2012.  The racing starts Thursday evening but the action in the campground will be underway all week.

GATE & START TIMES: General Admission Gates will open at 4pm on Thursday & Friday and 3pm on Saturday while the pit gates will open at 2pm daily, with hot laps getting underway at 7:00 each day, with racing slated for 7:30pm.

Pits Gen. Adm. HotLaps Racing

Thursday 8/30 2 pm 4 pm 7:00 7:30

Fri. 8/31 2 pm 4 pm 7:00 7:30

Saturday 9/1 2 pm 3 pm 7:00 7:30



2pm Pit Gates Open

4pm General Admission Gates Open

4pm-6:30 Pill Pull/ Registration

6pm Track Officials Meeting

6:30pm Drivers Meeting/Mini Wedge Racing

6:45 HOTLAPS: EDGE Crate LM’s, Renegade Modifieds, STARS ModLites, HotMods, 4 Cylinders

7:15pm Opening Ceremonies/ National Anthem

QUALIFICATIONS: Renegade Modifieds

HEAT RACES: EDGE LM’s, Renegade Modifieds, STARS ModLite, Hot Mod, 4 Cylinder

B-MAINS: EDGE, Renegade, STARS ModLite, HotMod, 4 Cylinder

30 Lap $2,000 to win EDGE Late Model Feature

30 Lap $1,500 to win Renegade Modified Feature

20 Lap $500 to win STARS ModLite Feature

15 Lap $400 to win HotMod Feature

Plus Super Late Model Open Practice!

Black Diamond 125 Launch Party


1:30pm     Pits/Grandstand Cleared and Secured for Opening

2pm Pit Gates Open

4pm General Admission Gates Open

4pm-6:30 Pill Pull/ Registration

6:00pm Track Officials Meeting

6:30pm Drivers Meeting/ Mini Wedge Racing

6:45pm     HOTLAPS: UFo LM’s, Renegade Mods, STARS Modlites, HotMods, 4 Cyl.

QUALIFICATIONS: Renegade Modifieds

Opening Ceremonies/ National Anthem

HEAT RACES: UFo Super Late Model, Renegade Modifieds, STARS ModLites, HotMods

B-MAINS: UFo Super Late Model, Renegade Modifieds, STARS ModLites, HotMods

50 Lap $8,000 to win UFo Super Late Model Feature

30 Lap $1,500 to win Renegade of Dirt Modified Tour Feature

20 Lap $700 to win STARS ModLite Feature

15 Lap $400 to win HotMod Feature

20 Lap 4 Cylinder Feature

Plus “Party in the Pits” with DJ!


1:30     Pits/Grandstand Cleared and Secured for Opening

2pm     Pit Gates Open

3pm     General Admission Gates open

3-6:30pm Pill Pull/Registration

4pm       Driver Autograph Session

6:00pm    Track Officials Meeting

6:30pm     Drivers Meeting

6:45     HOTLAPS: World of Outlaw Late Models

QUALIFICATIONS: World of Outlaws Late Models

Track Prep/ Opening Ceremonies/ National Anthem

HEAT RACES: WoO Late Models

B-MAINS: WoO Late Models

$10,000 to win 40 Lap Super Late Model Qualifying Feature #1

$10,000 to win 40 Lap Super Late Model Qualifying Feature #2

Top10 From 2 Features to Frontstretch For ReDraw for Talented Twenty

$20,000 to win 45 Lap Super Late Model Talented Twenty

LOCATION: Tyler County Speedway is located 3 miles south of Middlebourne, WV at the Tyler County Fairgrounds on State Route 18, a mere 18 miles east of the Ohio River and half way between Parkersburg in the south and Wheeling to the North.  We are two hours from Pittsburgh, PA, three hours from Columbus, OH, and two hours from Charleston, WV.

From Clarksburg:  Follow Route 50 W to West Union, WV and turn right on WV 18 to Tyler County Fairgrounds.

From Parkersburg:  Follow Route 2 North to Sistersville, WV, turn right on WV 18 to Tyler County Fairgrounds.

From Wheeling:  Follow WV Rt. 2 South thru New Martinsville, WV turn left on WV 180, go to end of 180 and turn left on WV Rt. 18 to Tyler County Fairgrounds.

TICKETS:    You can assure that you’ll be a part of the excitement by purchasing your tickets in advance, and save money by doing so!  Advance 3 day ticket prices are just $50 for adults, with children 7-12 years of age only $15 (Kids age 6 & under are admitted free!)Advance 3 day pit passes are just $60.

****3 Day general admission tickets at the gate are $55 for adults, with children 7-12 years of age $15 and 3 day pit passes are $65 at the gate.

Individual evening tickets are available at the gate as well, Thursday GA is $15, Friday GA is $25, and Saturday GA is $35.  Secure online ticket sales are available through the Tyler County Speedway website @ or, contact the track’s speedway office at (304)771-5661. Additionally, ticket ordering forms are included in all ‘Black Diamond 125’ brochures.

TICKET PRICES Advance At the Gate

Weekend Weekend   Thursday    Friday    Saturday

General Admission    $50 $55     $15          $25 $35

Kids Prices (7-12)     $15 $15      $5            $5 $5

Kids 6 & Under – FREE!

Pit Credentials  -$60 $65


Lots of great camping available at the spacious Tyler County Fairgrounds, primitive as well as hook ups. Ideal for a weekend getaway or a day of family fun, the fairground has shower facilities, shelters for picnicking, playground areas and nearby fishing available. For camping info call 304-771-5661.  No reservations for camping are available, first come first serve but plenty of room available, $15 per night.


The Black Diamond 125 boasts the richest one day super late model payout in America’s biggest short track racing event and features the World of Outlaw Late Model Series.  A late model fan’s dream weekend featuring 5 feature events, over 200 late model feature laps and over $180,000 bullring bucks up for grabs, making it a must see weekend!

One word describes the “Bullring”…….HAMMERDOWN!  If you don’t mind a little dirt in your beer and 3 wide racing action then the Tyler County Speedway is for you!  So if you are ready for some racing action the way it was meant to be – side by side, fender bangin’, intense and in your face then join us Labor Day Weekend for Dirt Racing’s Coolest Crown Jewel Event……. “The Black Diamond 125”!

WHO: The 3rd Annual Black Diamond 125 is sanctioned by the World Of Outlaw Late Model Racing Series and features some of the best outlaw racers in America such as Darrell Lanigan, Shane Clanton, Rick Eckert, Chub Frank, Clint Smith, Tim Fuller, Tim McCreadie, Vic Coffey, Pat Doar, Brandon Sheppard, Kent Robinson, Bub McCool, Jack Sullivan, John Lobb and many more!

Plus the always pesky Tyler County Speedway regulars and regional aces such as Tim Dohm, Zack Dohm, Jared Hawkins, Jacob Hawkins, Butch McGill, Paul Wilmoth, Mike Benedum, Ricky Williams, Corey Conley, Freddy Carpenter, and more representing the bullring with high hopes of defending the home turf in front of the raucous hometown crowd.


2011 WINNERS: Pat Doar (New Richmond, WI), Steve Shaver (Parkersburg, WV), Jared Hawkins (Fairmont, WV)

UFo Late Models; Jared Hawkins, Darrell Lanigan, Tim McCreadie, Shane Clanton, Tim Dohm, Tim Senic, Dan Stone, Rick Eckert, Devin Friese, Paul Wilmoth Jr., Gregg Satterlee, Wayne Maffett Jr., Jared Miley, Butch McGill, Danny Mitchell, Jonathon Davenport, Chad McClellen, Steve Shaver, Chris Carpenter, Davey Johnson, Tim Fuller, Lance Elson, Ricky Williams, Kieth Barbara, David Watts.

DNS;Clint Smith ,Dannie Ruza, Dwight Henry, Kyle Merkel, Quntin Wyandt, Mike Benedum, Sonny Conley, Josh Brunty, Ron Delano Jr, LC Powers, Donald Bradsher, Dusty Hamrick, Zack Dohm, Nick Corbitt, Rick Armstrong, Jamie Lathroum, Tracie Sampson, Steve Lucas, John Garvin, Jr, Marshall Wiblin, Bob Moskey, Rick Conley, Sean Merkel, Corey Conley, Jason Covert, Chub Frank, Steve Weigle, Joel Prosser, Tommy Beck, Ron Clevenger, Charlie Maloney, Greg Baumberger, D J Cline, Austin Hubbard, Freddie Carpenter, Matt Dobnak, Billy Brown, Harold Redman Jr, Kirk Isner, Don Conley, Chris Meadows, Mark Banal,Pat Doar Cody Parker, Steve Wilmoth, Robbie Scott, Mike Marlar, Jacob Hawkins, Richard Frazier, Roy Roush.

World Of Outlaws #1: Pat Doar, Mike Marlar, Davey Johnson, Butch McGill, Darrell Lanigan, Shane Clanton, Tim Senic, Chub Frank, Ricky Williams, Clint Smith, Keith Barbara, Freddie Carpenter, Jonathon Davenport, Mike Benedum, Cody Parker, Donnie Moran, Gregg Satterlee, John Lobb, John Garvin, Tim Dohm, Paul Wilmoth Jr., Austin Hubbard, Dwight Henry, Wayne Maffett Jr.

World of Outlaws #2; Steve Shaver, Josh Richards, Jared Hawkins, Tim McCreadie, Dan Stone, Chris Meadows, Tim Fuller, Zach Dohm, Rick Eckert, Devin Friese, Chris Carpenter, Corey Conley, Jacob Hawkins, Jason Covert, Greg Baumberger, Vic Coffey, Steve Weigle, Dusty Hamrick, Harold Redman Jr., Kyle Thomas, Ron Davies, Sonny Conley, Jamie Lathroum, Mark Banal, Steve Wilmoth.

World Of Outlaws #3; Jared Hawkins, Dan Stone, Mike Marlar, Josh Richards, Tim McCreadie, Tim Senic, Pat Doar, Chris Meadows, Butch McGill, Steve Shaver, Shane Clanton, Zach Dohm, Chub Frank, Davey Johnson, Darrell Lanigan, Tim Fuller.

DNS; Jared Miley, Kris Southern, David Watts, Ron Delano Jr., Richard Frazier, Shane Hitt, Ron Clevenger, D J Cline, Melvin Ferguson, Danny Thomas, Doug Dodd, Tracie Sampson, Jeff Lilly, Ricky Conley, Danny Mitchell, Rick Armstrong, Derek Rogers, Robbie Bostic, Tyler Carpenter, Tom Keplinger, Josh Brunty, Matt Dobnak, Nick Corbitt, L C Powers, John Watson, Billy Brown, Don Conley, Marshall Wiblim, Joel Prosser, Keith Tish, Charlie Maloney, Josh Coffman, Tommy Beck, Donald Bradsher, Devin Moran, Kyle Merkel, Sean Merkel, Shaun Jett

2010 WINNERS:  Brian Birkhofer (Muscatine, IA), Donnie Moran (Dresden, OH), Jonathan Davenport (Blairsville, GA)

2010 Black Diamond 125 Results:  Friday UFo Feature: Brian Birkhofer, Rick Aukland, Chris Madden, Jamie Lathroum, Dave Hess Jr., Devin Friese, Doug Horton, Steve Shaver, Cody Parker, Paul Wilmoth Jr., Robbie Scott, Mike Benedum, Jared Hawkins, Butch McGill, Jeep Van Wormer, Jimmy Mars, Jonathan Davenport, Chad McClellan, Rod Conley, Tim Dohm, Will Vaught, Ricky Williams, Bub McCool

Saturday: Feature #1: Donnie Moran, Bub McCool, Jonathan Davenport, Robbie Scott, Stephen Evans, Devin Friese, Jimmy Mars, Butch McGill, Dusty Hamrick, Booper Bare, Chris Madden, Larry Bond, Paul Wilmoth Jr., Jared Miley, Cody Parker, Kenny Schrader, Donald Bradsher, Greg Oakes, Mark Banal, Chris Meadows, Rick Aukland, Rod Conley, DJ Cline

Saturday: Feature #2: Brian Birkhofer, Will Vaught, Jeep Van Wormer, Matt Miller, Mike Benedum, Doug Dodd, Jamie Lathroum, Steve Shaver, Wayne Maffett Jr., Zack Dohm, Dillon White, Nick Corbitt, Harold Redman Jr., Derek Fisher, Kyle Bates, Greg Baumberger, Freddy Smith, Vic Coffey, Jared Hawkins, Corey Conley, Darryl Hills, Devin Moran, Ricky Williams, Dave Hess Jr.

IN CLOSING: Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in the raciest weekend of the year as last season the bullring held three days of 3 and 4 wide action as over 250 race cars converged in Middlebourne, WV to be a part of the Black Diamond 125.  For more information and to order your advanced tickets call the speedway office at (304)771-5661 or log on to or