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May 8, 2021 - Top-10 finish in Dairyland Showdown finale at MTS
1On Friday afternoon, Tyler Bruening was one of 38 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries on hand at Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wis.) for the two-day Dairyland Showdown. After timing in second fastest in his qualifying group, Bruening streaked to a 10-lap heat race victory, sending him into the redraw. Receiving the pole position for the $12,500-to-win A-Main, Tyler led the first six circuits but suffered a broken driveshaft on lap 31 while running in fourth that ended his night early.

The following night, Tyler came in third in his heat race, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the main event. With $22,500 on the line, Bruening clawed forward one spot in the 60-lapper to register an eighth-place finish. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

Tyler is currently fourth in the latest World of Outlaws point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

May 1, 2021 - Bruening attends Hawkeye 100 at Boone Speedway
Tyler Bruening made the short trek to Boone Speedway (Boone, Iowa) on Friday afternoon to compete with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series for the Hawkeye 100 weekend. With time trials setting the grid for the first preliminary feature, Bruening posted the eight fastest time overall. With $3,000 on the line, Tyler held spot for all 25 laps to finish eighth. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

1With the grid for the second preliminary feature set by inverting the top-12 finishers from the first feature, Tyler jumped up two spots to place third. He trailed Shannon Babb and Frank Heckenast Jr. across the line with Spencer Diercks and Logan Martin rounding out the Top-5.

On Saturday with qualifying times and heat results aligning the field for the $30,000-to-win Hawkeye 100, Bruening came in fifth in his heat, which positioned him 13th on the starting grid. Utilizing a three-wide start for the first time in series history, Tyler improved one spot in the 100-lapper to place 12th.

Tyler has climbed to third in the latest World of Outlaws point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

April 23, 2021 - Fifth-place finish in World of Outlaws stop at Richmond
Friday night saw Tyler Bruening return with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series at Richmond Raceway (Richmond, Ky.). Following the fifth fastest lap in his time trial group, Bruening jumped up two spots in his heat race to pick up the 10-lap victory. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in third, Tyler faded two positions in the 40-lapper to place fifth, trailing Tim McCreadie, Chris Madden, and Ricky Weiss to the checkers. (Michael Moats photo)

An unfavorable forecast nixed Saturday's night World of Outlaws stop at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex (Peebles, Ohio).

Tyler is fourth in the latest World of Outlaws point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

April 17, 2021 - Bruening records a trio of Top-10 MLRA finishes
Taking part in Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) action in his home state of Iowa, Tyler Bruening visited Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) on Thursday afternoon to compete on the quarter-mile oval. With 40 Late Models entered, Tyler posted a third-place finish in his heat, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the opening night feature. Clawing forward three spots, Bruening recorded a sixth-place finish. (Mike Ruefer photo)

1The following night at 34 Raceway (West Burlington, Iowa) to kick off the Slocum 50 weekend, Bruening locked his spot into the A-Main with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Billy Moyer. With $5,000 on the line, Tyler dropped two spots to place eighth.

On Saturday night, Tyler came one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a fifth-place outing. Outdueling Frank Heckenast Jr. to pick up the win in his B-Main, Bruening earned the 17th-starting position for the $10,555-to-win Slocum 50. Breaking into the Top-10, Tyler passed seven cars to register a 10th-place finish.

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

April 10, 2021 - Ninth place finish in Bristol Bash finale
1Tyler Bruening was one of 29 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries invited to Bristol Motor Speedway (Bristol, Tenn.) on Friday evening as the famed facility covered the half-mile oval in dirt for the two-day Bristol Bash. After a tire blow-out in practice on Thursday put the team behind the eight-ball, Bruening followed up a sixth-place finish in his heat on Friday with a 10-lap consolation victory. With $10,000 on the line in the feature, Tyler passed five cars in the 40-lap affair to finish 12th.

After Saturday night’s program was postponed to Sunday afternoon, Tyler secured his spot into the $25,000-to-win Bristol Bash with the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race. Rolling off 16th, Bruening advanced forward seven spots to register a ninth-place finish. (Josh James Artwork)

Tyler is currently tied for fourth in the latest World of Outlaws point standings. For full results from these events, please visit
www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

April 3, 2021 - 13th place finish in Illini 100 opener at Farmer City
Friday night found Tyler Bruening in action at Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Ill.) as 46 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries assembled for the two-day Illini 100. Recording a runner-up finish behind Mike Spatola in his heat, Bruening locked into the redraw for the opening night feature. Receiving the eighth-starting position, Tyler faded five spots in the 25-lap affair to record a 13th-place outing. (Rich LaBrier photo)

1On Saturday evening, Tyler grabbed the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race, which positioned him 14th on the starting grid for the Illini 100. With $20,000 on the line, Bruening dropped five positions in the 75-lapper to place 19th.

Tyler is currently third in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings.

For full results from these events, please visit
www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

March 26, 2021 - Bruening scores sixth place finish in preliminary feature at Cherokee
1Skyline Motorsports pilot Tyler Bruening returned with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series on Friday afternoon as the series invaded The Palmetto State for the doubleheader weekend at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.). With 43 Late Models entered as the field was split in two for a pair of preliminary features, Tyler improved five spots in his heat race to register a fourth-place finish. Earning the eighth-starting position for the $5,000-to-win preliminary feature to kick off the Rock Gault Memorial weekend, Bruening improved two spots in the 25-lapper to finish sixth.

Persistent rain overnight postponed Saturday night’s $40,000-to-win finale to a later date to be named.

Tyler sits in fourth in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For full results from this event, please visit
www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

March 6, 2021 - Tennessee Tipoff brings Bruening to Smoky Mountain
On Saturday afternoon, Tyler Bruening was one of 51 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries on hand at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tenn.) for the ninth annual Tennessee Tipoff. With the Top 3 finishers from each heat getting locked into the A-Main, Bruening posted a fifth place finish, sending him into the B-Main. Notching a runner-up finish behind Kyle Strickler, Tyler locked into the 23rd-starting position for the $12,000-to-win feature. Improving five spots in the 50-lap affair, Bruening recorded an 18th-place outing. (Josh James Artwork)

Tyler remains in fourth in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For full results from this event, please visit
www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

February 12, 2021 - Bruening tallies four Top-10 finishes in DIRTcar Nationals; departs Volusia in fourth in World of Outlaws standings
1Tyler Bruening returned to action on Monday night at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) for the opening round of the 50th annual DIRTcar Nationals. In a field of 51 cars, Bruening posted a runner-up finish in his heat, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the opening night feature. With $7,000 on the line, Tyler dropped one spot in the 30-lapper to finish 10th.

The following night, Tyler secured his spot into the $7,000-to-win A-Main with the third and final transfer spot in his heat race. Rolling off 15th, Bruening was an early retiree from the race on the fifth lap after bringing out the caution with his car leaking fluids.

On Wednesday night as the remainder of the weekend became sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, Bruening laid down the 14th fastest time in his group before passing four cars in his heat race to pick up the eight-lap victory. Dropping one spot in the 40-lap feature, Tyler scored a sixth-place finish. (Rick Neff photo)

1For the fourth round of the 50th annual DIRTcar Nationals on Thursday, Tyler followed up the second fastest time in his qualifying group behind Brandon Overton with an eight-lap heat race victory. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in second, Bruening faded seven spots in the 40-lap affair to come in ninth.

With the field reduced to 38 cars on Friday evening, Bruening secured his spot into the main event with a third place finish in his heat. Passing three cars in the 40-lap feature, Tyler recorded an eighth-place finish. (Michael Boggs Photography)

Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win finale fell victim to Mother Nature.

Tyler is currently fourth in the latest World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series point standings. For full results from these events, please visit
www.DIRTcar.com and www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

February 2, 2021 - 11th place finish at Bubba Raceway Park
On Monday night, Tyler Bruening followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) to Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Fla.) to wrap up the Florida Speedweeks slate with the doubleheader. Drawing 49 cars, Tyler came in sixth in his heat before placing fifth in his B-Main. Receiving a provisional into the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Bruening was involved in a tangle on the fourth lap but marched through the field several positions in the remaining distance to place 11th.

1After failing to qualify for the feature in his heat race on Tuesday, Bruening logged a seventh place finish in his B-Main, forcing him to rely on a provisional into the finale. With $10,000 on the line, Tyler gained three spots in the 40-lap affair to register a 24th-place outing.

For full results from these events, please visit
www.LucasDirt.com.

January 30, 2021 - Runner-up finish in fifth round of Winternationals at East Bay
1Tyler Bruening mounted a great charge in Friday night’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event at East Bay Raceway Park.

Behind the wheel of his Skyline Motorsports No. 16 Bennett Explosives/ Bruening Rock Products/ Capital Race Cars Super Late Model, Bruening advanced from the 11th-starting position to a solid runner up finish.

"We've been really good. ... earlier this week we got tangled up in some stuff I didn't really think was our doing. We've had really good. It's just up to the driver now to put it all together," he said. "I'm thrilled right now."

1For the second stop of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Florida Speedweeks, Tyler Bruening headed to East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Fla. on Monday to kick off the 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals.

In a field of 76 cars, Bruening followed up a 10th place finish in his heat with a 17th place outing in his B-Main. Receiving a provisional into the opening night feature, Tyler was collected in a wreck on the opening lap that brought an immediate end to his evening. (Heath Lawson photos)

The following night, Tyler edged his way into the $5,000-to-win feature with the third and final transfer spot in his heat race. Starting in 13th, Bruening clawed forward three spots in the 30-lap affair to register a 10th-place finish.

On Wednesday, Bruening came in seventh in his heat, sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the A-Main. Needing to place second or better, Tyler fell short of a transfer position with a ninth-place outing.

In a field of 78 cars on Thursday, Tyler followed up a fourth-place finish in his heat with a 10-lap consolation victory. With $7,000 on the line in the feature, Bruening gained four spots in the 40-lapper to finish 17th.

On Friday night, Bruening laid down the ninth fastest lap in his time trial group before placing second in his heat race behind teammate Shane Clanton. Starting the $12,000-to-win A-Main in 11th, Tyler weaved through the field nine spots to secure a runner-up finish behind Brandon Overton. Tim McCreadie, Devin Moran, and Shane Clanton rounded out the Top-5 finishers.

Bringing the 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals to a close on Saturday, Tyler had to resort to a provisional for the $15,000-to-win finale after failing to obtain a transfer spot in his heat and B-Main. Improving eight spots in the 50-lap affair, Bruening recorded a 20th-place finish.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will conclude their Florida Speedway with a doubleheader on Monday and Tuesday at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala. A full program is on tap each night, highlighted by a $10,000-to-win main event.

For full results from these events, please visit
www.LucasDirt.com.

January 23, 2021 - Bruening follows Florida Speedweeks to All-Tech Raceway
With Mother Nature wiping out Friday night’s opener, Tyler Bruening returned to action on Saturday afternoon at All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Fla.) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) season opener. With a stout field of 57 Late Models on hand for the General Tire Winter Nationals, Tyler recorded a sixth place finish in his heat race, giving him one final shot at the $15,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Needing to place third or better, Bruening fell short with a 14th-place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

For full results from this event, please visit
www.LucasDirt.com.

January 16, 2021 - Top-10 finish in season opener at Volusia
Tyler Bruening kicked off his 2021 season on Wednesday evening at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) with the DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals. Drawing 38 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries, Bruening came in third fastest in his time trial group before placing second in his heat behind Kyle Bronson. Receiving the fifth-starting position for the opening night feature, Tyler faded five spots in the 40-lapper to register a 10th-place outing. (Jim DenHamer photo)

1Returning on Saturday after persistent rain axed Friday night’s program, Tyler followed up the fourth fastest lap in his group with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Scott Bloomquist. Starting the $10,000-to-win finale in eighth, Bruening fell short of a Top-10 outing with a 17th-place finish.

For full results from these events, please visit
www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

December 15, 2020 - Bruening tallies three-win 2020 season; Sunshine Nationals at Volusia to open 2021
With the Covid-19 pandemic wiping out several of his slated dates early in the 2020 season, Tyler Bruening competed in a total of 55 events behind the wheel of his Skyline Motorsports No. 16 Late Model entry. He amassed three wins, seven Top-5 finishes, and 12 Top-10 outings.

His 2021 season will kick off on January 14th on Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) for the inaugural Sunshine Nationals. Once the tripleheader is complete, he will head to All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Fla.) on January 22nd for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) season-opener.


October 17, 2020 - Bruening records 17th place finish in DTWC, finishes second in LOLMDS Rookie of the Year chase
1Friday night saw Tyler Bruening return with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) at Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) to wrap up his first year with the national series. Drawing 63 Late Models for the 40th annual General Tire Dirt Track World Championship, Tyler dropped one spot in his heat race to place eighth.

Transferring into the B-Main on Saturday night for another shot at the A-Main, Bruening logged a 10th place outing, forcing him to rely on a provisional into the $100,000-to-win Dirt Track World Championship. Rolling off 28th, Tyler marched forward 11 spots in the 100-lap affair to register a 17th place outing.

Tyler finished 12th in the final LOLMDS point standings and second in the Rookie of the Year chase.

For full results from this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

October 3, 2020 - 18th place finish in Pittsburgher 100 at PPMS
1After Mother Nature wiped out Friday night’s event at Raceway 7 (Conneaut, Ohio), Tyler Bruening followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) to Pittsburgh Pa. Motor Speedway (Imperial, Pa.) for the 32nd annual Pittsburgher 100. After falling one spot shy of a transfer position in his heat, Bruening grabbed the third and final transfer spot in his B-Main. Starting the $20,000-to-win Pittsburgher 100 in 21st, Tyler clawed forward three positions in the caution-filled 100-lapper to place 18th.

Tyler is currently second in the LOLMDS Rookie of the Year battle and 12th overall in LOLMDS point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

September 26, 2020 - Jackson 100 weekend brings Bruening to Brownstown
1Taking part in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) doubleheader, Tyler Bruening and Skyline Motorsports headed to Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Ind.) on Friday for the Jackson 100 weekend. Drawing a stout field of 59 cars for the Night Before the Jackson, Bruening came one spot short of a transfer position in his heat, sending him into the B-Main. Scoring a runner-up finish behind Steve Casebolt, Tyler locked into the 23rd-starting position for the opening night feature. With $10,000 on the line, Bruening gained three spots to place 20th.

The following night, Tyler followed up a 9th place finish in his heat with a sixth place finish in his B-Main. Receiving a provisional into the $15,000-to-win Jackson 100, Bruening was an early retiree from the 100-lapper on lap 64.

Tyler sits in second in the LOLMDS Rookie of the Year battle and remains 12th overall in LOLMDS point standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

September 19, 2020 - 18th place finish in I-80 Nationals finale
1Tyler Bruening returned to I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) on Thursday night to compete in a field of 46 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) for the I-80 Nationals, which was replacing the Knoxville Nationals due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Following a seventh place finish in his heat, Bruening fell short of a transfer spot into the opening night feature with a fifth place outing in his B-Main.

On Friday afternoon for another $7,000-to-win preliminary feature, Tyler timed in 13th fastest in his qualifying group before placing seventh in his heat. Needing a third place finish or better in his B-Main to make the A-Main, Bruening came one spot short with a fourth place finish. (Todd Boyd photo)

With preliminary results from Thursday and Friday setting the grid for Saturday night’s $30,000-to-win I-80 Nationals A-Main, Bruening rolled off sixth in his heat for one last shot at the show. Failing to finish fourth or better, Tyler was granted a provisional into the finale. Passing 10 cars in the 80-lap affair, Tyler Bruening reeled in an 18th place outing.

Tyler remains in second in the LOLMDS Rookie of the Year battle and 12th overall in LOLMDS point standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

September 12, 2020 - Podium finish with Malvern Bank Series at I-80
Saturday night found Tyler Bruening in action at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) for the Malvern Bank Series-sanctioned Casey’s Midwest Fall Brawl. Drawing 29 cars, Tyler secured his spot into the $3,000-to-win A-Main with the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race. Wheeling his way onto the podium, Bruening marched forward 11 spots to place third behind Tad Pospisil and Andrew Kosiski with Jason Rauen and Bill Leighton Jr. rounding out the Top-5. (Todd Boyd photo)

For full results from this event, please visit www.SLMRSeries.com.