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October 17, 2020 - Fourth place finish in MLRA finale at Tri-City
Taking part in the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) finale weekend, Tony Jackson Jr. headed to Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Ill.) on Friday afternoon. In a stout field of 47 cars, Jackson Jr. timed in fourth fastest overall in time trials before placing second in his heat. Starting the opening night feature in seventh, Tony faded two spots in the 30-lapper to place ninth.

The following night, Tony posted a third place finish in his heat, which positioned him 12th on the starting grid for the $7,000-to-win finale. Passing eight cars in the 40-lap affair, Jackson Jr. reeled in a fourth place finish behind Billy Moyer, Bobby Pierce, and Ryan Gustin with Chad Simpson coming in fifth. (Todd Boyd photo)

Sunday night’s MLRA finale at Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Mo.) fell victim to Mother Nature.

Tony finished fourth in the final MLRA point standings.

Full results from the weekend's events are available at www.MLRARacing.com.

October 10, 2020 - TJR tops Clash of Champions III in B-Mod at Lucas Oil Speedway
Tony Jackson Jr. scored his third Open Wheel Modified victory of the season Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. (Todd Boyd photo)

Jackson rallied from his tenth starting position in the B-Mod Clash of Champions III to take the lead on lap 27 and break away to a 2.8 second advantage at the checkers.

Friday night found Tony Jackson Jr. in action at Lucas Oil Speedway pulling double duty in the Late Model and B-Mod ranks for the two-day affair. Drawing 33 Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association (MLRA) entries for the Fall Nationals, Jackson Jr. edged his way into the $3,000-to-win opening night feature with the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race.

Rolling off 13th, Tony marched forward eight spots in the 40-lap affair to register a fifth place finish behind Ryan Gustin, Billy Moyer, Mason Oberkramer, and Kyle Beard.

Competing in two rounds of heat races in his B-Mod for the Clash of Champions III, Tony passed five cars in his first heat to finish sixth. Starting the on the pole of his second heat, Jackson Jr. cruised to 9-lap heat race victory, which positioned him 10th on the starting grid for Saturday night’s main event.

Returning to his Late Model on Saturday, Jackson Jr. jumped up three spots in his heat race to place third. Starting the $5,000-to-win finale in eighth, Tony faded two positions in the 50-lap affair to come home 10th.

Outrunning his cousin Kris Jackson in the USRA Modified feature, Tony blasted past Kris on lap 27 and led the remaining 13 circuits to capture his fourth overall win of the season and a $3,000 payday. Jackson, Dillon McCowan, Andy Bryant, and Randy Zimmerman trailed him to the checkers in the 40-lapper. (Greg Stanek Racing Photography)

"Like I tell everybody - Late Models, B Mods, A Mods - everybody in the Midwest here, they're good race-car drivers," Jackson Jr. said. "We travel all over and the best is right here."

Tony is currently fourth in the latest MLRA point standings. Full results from the weekend's events are available at www.MLRARacing.com and www.USRARacing.com.