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September 4, 2021 - John Duty scores runner-up finish in Clair Arnold Memorial
With Friday’s Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) event at Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kan.) rained out, Justin Duty visited Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Ill.) to pilot the No. 17 Late Model for the MARS Racing Series event. After taking part in time trials, Mother Nature washed out Duty’s heat race and feature.

On Saturday, Duty’s MLRA event at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) fell to bad weather but his dad returned to action at Willamette Speedway (Lebanon, Ore.) for the $5,000-to-win Clair Arnold Memorial. Charging from the seventh-starting position in the feature, John was up third by the 15th circuit and made a pass for second on lap 30 but was unable to track down Thomas Hunzinker. Duty trailed Unzinker to the checkers with Rob Mayea, Jeff Rash, and McLain Beaudoin rounding out the Top-5.

For more results from these events, please visit www.MARSRacingSeries.com and www.TrophyMotorsports.com.

August 28, 2021 - John Duty visits victory lane in second night out
Just one week after making his first start in over three years, John Duty bested the competition at Oregon’s Willamette Speedway in his Don Frank Floors No. X Rocket Chassis/ Pro Power Racing Engines Super Late Model.

“I guess you could say I shook the rust off last week, and this week that allowed us to get the win,” Duty shared. “The past few years I’ve been busy with work, and haven’t got to race, but hopefully I’ll get more chances the last part of this year. We’re looking forward to going after the $5,000 top prize at Willamette (Speedway) this Saturday.”

After a successful outing a week prior in his first start in three years, John Duty returned to Willamette Speedway (Lebanon, Ore.) on Saturday evening for a Weekly Racing Series Event.

With 16 Late Models entered, Duty topped the charts in time trials with a 14.664-second lap before placing sixth in his heat. Winning by more than a four-second margin in the feature, John raced to his first win of the season, which came over Mark Thompson, Bryan Norton, Jordan Wright, and B.J. Donofrio.

For more results from this event, please visit www.TrophyMotorsports.com.

August 28, 2021 - John Duty finishes 12th at Willamette Speedway
Making his first start in over three seasons, John Duty visited Willamette Speedway (Lebanon, Ore.) on Saturday afternoon to pilot the Double Duty Motorsports No. X Late Model. After coming in second in his heat race, John was an early retiree from the 27-lap feature.

For more results from this event, please visit www.TrophyMotorsports.com.

August 14, 2021 - Bad luck strikes in MLRA event at Lake Ozark Speedway
After Mother Nature washed out Friday’s opener, Justin Duty returned with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) on Saturday night for the Battle at the Beach at Lake Ozark Speedway (Eldon, Mo.). In a field of 26 cars, Duty clocked in second fastest overall before placing second in his heat race. Locked into the fifth-starting position for the $7,000-to-win A-Main, Justin was an early retiree from the 40-lapper on the 17th circuit. (Mike Musslin photo)

Justin is currently sixth in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. For more results from this event, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

July 17, 2021 - Duty races to sixth-place finish in Diamond Nationals at Wheatland
Saturday night found Justin Duty in action at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) for the 15th annual CMH Diamond Nationals. With 34 Late Models entered for the event co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) and the Lucas Oil MLRA, Justin followed up the fifth fastest time in his group with a third-place finish in his heat. Starting the $15,000-to-win A-Main in 10th, Duty passed four cars in the 50-lapper to register an impressive sixth-place finish. (Todd Boyd photo)

On Sunday evening, Duty stopped at Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Mo.) for the inaugural Weiner Nationals. With a fourth-place finish in his heat race pinning him 10th on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Justin clawed forward three spots to place seventh.

For more results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com and www.RandolphCountyRaceway.com.

July 3, 2021 - Sixth-place finish with Lucas Oil MLRA at 34 Raceway
Making his debut with the DIRTcar Summer Nationals, Justin Duty invaded Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) on Thursday afternoon for the ninth round of the Hell Tour. Drawing a stout field of 35 Late Models, Duty recorded a fifth-place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the $5,000-to-win A-Main. Needing to place second or better, Justin came one spot shy with a third-place finish.

On Friday evening at 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) for the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) sanctioned event, Justin logged a seventh-place finish in his heat, which positioned him 18th on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $5,000 on the line, Justin was one of nine cars that pulled off early. (Mike Ruefer photo)

The following night at 34 Raceway (West Burlington, Iowa), Duty followed up the ninth fastest time overall in qualifying with a third-place finish in his heat. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in ninth, Justin gained three spots in the 40-lapper to finish sixth.

Justin climbed to fifth in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.DIRTcarSummerNationals.com and www.MLRARacing.com.

June 19, 2021 - Duty notches Top-5 finish in Freedom Classic opener
Justin Duty traveled to Salina Highbanks Speedway (Salina, Okla.) on Friday afternoon to compete in the two-day Freedom Classic. In a field of 14 Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) entries, Justin timed in eighth fastest before placing third in his heat. Starting the opening night feature in sixth, Duty clawed forward one spot in the 30-lapper to finish fifth. He trailed Tony Jackson Jr., Garrett Alberson, Jeremiah Hurst, and Daniel Hilsabeck to the checkers. (Todd Boyd photo)

On Saturday afternoon, Dustin posted a third-place finish in his heat, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the $5,000-to-win finale. He was an early retiree from the 40-lapper with nine laps remaining.

Justin climbed to fifth in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

June 5, 2021 - Pair of Top-10 finishes with Lucas Oil MLRA
Thursday night saw Justin Duty return with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) at Maquoketa Speedway (Maquoketa, Iowa). In a field of 17 cars, Duty locked into the 15th-starting position for the A-Main after pulling off early in his heat race. Running into more trouble in the B-Main, Justin was an early exit on the fifth lap with radiator issues.

The following night at Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wis.) for the River City Rumble, Justin logged a seventh-place finish in his heat after dealing with carburetor issues. Passing four cars in his B-Main to finish sixth, Duty locked into the 22nd-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top-10, Justin passed 13 cars in the 50-lap affair to finish ninth. (Mike Ruefer photo)

For the weekend finale on Saturday at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.), Duty came in eighth fastest overall in time trials before placing second in his heat behind Chris Simpson. With $5,000 on the line in the feature, Justin dropped three spots in the 40-lapper to place eighth.

Justin remains in eighth in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

May 29, 2021 - Show-Me 100 weekend brings Duty to Lucas Oil Speedway
After Mother Nature shifted Thursday’s event to Friday afternoon, Justin Duty kicked off his Memorial Day weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) on Friday for the Cowboy Classic. Drawing 58 Late Models for the event co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) and the Lucas Oil MLRA, Duty recorded a sixth-place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature. Needing to place second or better, Justin logged a fifth-place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

Later Friday evening for the Tribute to Don & Billie Gibson, Justin came in sixth in his heat race but scratched from his 10-lap consolation event.

With preliminary results on Friday pinning Duty 11th on the starting grid in his B-Main on Saturday for one final shot at the $30,000-to-win Show-Me 100, Duty elected to save equipment and scratched from the 15-lapper.

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com and www.MLRARacing.com.

May 14, 2021 - Sixth-place finish with MLRA at Davenport Speeday
Justin Duty returned with the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) on Friday afternoon at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) as 33 competitors were on hand to compete on the quarter-mile oval. With a third-place finish in his heat race pinning him 10th on the starting grid for the $3,000-to-win A-Main, Justin gained four spots in the 30-lap affair to finish sixth.

Mother Nature won the tour’s stop at West Liberty Raceway (West Liberty, Iowa) on Saturday.

Justin is currently eighth in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. For more results from this event, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

April 17, 2021 - Duty scores sixth-place finish in season opener at I-80 Speedway
The 2021 season got underway for Justin Duty on Tuesday evening at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) for the Tuesday Tickler. With 34 Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) entries entered, Duty timed in fifth fastest in his group before placing second in his heat behind Mason Oberkramer. Starting the feature in sixth, Justin held his spot to register a sixth-place finish.

The following night at Stuart Speedway (Stuart, Iowa), Justin posted a third-place finish in his heat, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $5,000 on the line, Duty dropped two spots in the 40-lapper to place 13th. (Mike Ruefer photo)

On Wednesday evening at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) on the quarter-mile oval, Duty followed up a fifth-place finish in his heat with a second-place finish in his B-Main behind Chris Simpson. Losing one spot in the 40-lap feature, Justin logged a 21st-place outing.

For the opening night of the Slocum 50 on Friday at 34 Raceway (West Burlington, Iowa), Justin logged a sixth-place finish in his heat race, transferring him into the B-Main. Needing a third-place finish or better to make the show, Dustin streaked to a 10-lap consolation victory. With $5,000 on the line, Justin gained one spot to place 17th.

To close out the busy week with the Lucas Oil MLRA, Duty came in sixth in his heat before grabbing the third-and-final transfer spot in his B-Main. Starting the $10,555-to-win Slocum 50 in 21st, Justin Duty improved one spot in the 50-lapper to record a 20th-place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

December 3, 2020 - Justin Duty 2020 season recap
In his first year on tour with the Lucas Oil LateModel Racing Association (MLRA), Justin Duty competed in a total of 23 events behind the wheel of his Don Frank Floors No. 15 Late Model. He scored four Top-5 finishes

October 17, 2020 - Duty finishes sixth in Lucas Oil MLRA point standings
Taking part in the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) weekend finale, Justin Duty traveled to Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Ill.) on Friday night for the $5,000 prize. In a stout field of 47 cars, Duty failed to qualify for the opening night feature in his heat race and B-Main, forcing him to rely on a provisional into the show. Starting in 15th, Justin was an early retiree from the 40-lap affair on lap 30.

On Saturday evening, Justin followed up an eighth place finish in his heat with a ninth place finish in his B-Main. Using a provisional into the $7,000-to-win finale, Duty marched forward seven spots to come home 18th. (Todd Boyd photo)

With Sunday night’s MLRA finale at Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Mo.) falling victim to Mother Nature, Justin finished sixth in the final MLRA point standings.

For more results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

October 10, 2020 - 11th place finish in Fall Nationals opener at Lucas Oil Speedway
Friday night saw Justin Duty return with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) for the two-day Fall Nationals. With 33 cars on hand, Duty timed in sixth fastest in his time trial group before placing third in his heat race. Starting the opening night feature in 11th, Justin held his spot for all 40 laps to register a 11th place outing.

The following night, Justin edged his way into the $5,000-to-win finale with a fifth place finish in his heat race. Rolling off 14th, Duty faded one spot in the 50-lapper to finish 15th. (Todd Boyd photo)

Justin sits in sixth in the latest MLRA point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.

September 6, 2020 - Justin Duty bags a pair of Top-5 finishes with Lucas Oil MLRA
Justin Duty enjoyed a successful weekend behind the wheel of his Don Frank Floors No. 15 Rocket Chassis/ Pro Power Racing Engines Super Late Model, racing to a pair to Top-5 finishes with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA). (Todd Boyd photo)

Duty kicked off the Labor Day weekend doubleheader Saturday with the Ron Jenkins Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. In a field of 27 cars, Duty followed up the fifth fastest time overall in qualifying with a heat race victory.

Rolling off on the front row for the feature, Justin shot out to an early lead and held the top spot for the first 28 circuits. With eventual race-winner Mason Oberkramer sneaking by on lap 29, Duty hung on for a runner-up finish behind Oberkramer with Chad Simpson, Payton Looney, and Aaron Marrant completing the Top-5 finishers.

"I didn't quite adjust enough for what we were going to do there,” Duty said of his second podium finish with the MLRA this season. “I should have just stayed up top and pounded away but I wasn't sure how long my tire was going to last. We had a really good car all night long, start to finish. Overall I'm happy with second, I wish we would have hung on there, but Mason had a good car so we'll take second."

The following night at Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Mo. for the Scottie 46, Justin secured his spot into the $5,000-to-win finale with a third place finish in his heat.

Marching forward five spots in the 46-lap feature, Duty notched a fourth-place finish behind Ryan Gustin, Garrett Alberson, and Jeremiah Hurst with Tony Toste coming in fifth.

Justin Duty will be idle until he returns to Lucas Oil Speedway for the 7th Annual Fall Nationals, October 9-10. The Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association event will see a $3,000 winner’s check on Friday and a $5,000 top prize on Saturday.

Justin is fifth in the latest MLRA point standings. For more results from these events, please visit www.MLRARacing.com.


July 19, 2020 - Duty visits Wheatland for Lucas Oil doubleheader
On Saturday evening Justin Duty made the trip to Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) for the 28th annual Show-Me 100. Drawing 44 cars for the event co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) and the Lucas Oil MLRA, Duty logged an eighth place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the $20,000-to-win main event. Needing a third place finish or better, Justin came two spots shy with a fifth place outing.

Returning on Sunday afternoon for the CMH Diamond Nationals, Duty came in ninth in his heat, giving him one final shot at the $12,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. With the Top 3 finishers transferring into the show, Justin recorded a sixth place finish.

For more results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com and www.MLRARacing.com.