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July 31, 2021 - Tyler Bruening finishes 14th in Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury
Tyler Bruening returned with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series as the series kicked off one of its most anticipated events of the season at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) for the 31st annual Prairie Dirt Classic. With the field split into two separate groups for time trials, Bruening’s sixth fastest qualifying effort locked his spot into the $3,000-to-win preliminary feature. Locking the Top 4 into the main event on Saturday, Tyler scored a fourth-place finish. (Josh James Artwork)

Starting the $50,000-to-win Prairie Dirt Classic in 14th, Tyler ran a steady pace throughout the 100-lapper to finish 14th.

Tyler remains in third in the lastest World of Outlaws point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

July 24, 2021 - Top-10 finish in I-80 Nationals prelim
1Tuesday saw Skyline Motorsports pilot Tyler Bruening join his teammate Shane Clanton at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) to kick off five consecutive nights of racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). Drawing 43 cars for the I-80 Nationals prelim, Tyler secured his spot into the preliminary feature with a fourth-place finish. Earning the fourth-starting position via passing points, Bruening brought out the first caution of the race on the sixth lap after tagging the wall while running in fourth. He salvaged a 20th-place finish in the 30-lapper.

For another $7,000-to-win preliminary feature on Wednesday, Bruening clocked in sixth fastest in his group before placing fourth in his heat. Starting the A-Main in 11th, Tyler jumped up two spots to place ninth.

With preliminary results from Tuesday and Wednesday setting the grid for the $30,000-to-win I-80 Nationals on Thursday evening, Tyler dropped three spots from the 20th-starting position to record a 20th-place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Friday for a pair of heat races to get the 11th annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals underway, Bruening recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes.

Earning the 17th-starting position for Saturday’s $53,000-to-win finale via passing points, Tyler dropped five spots in the 80-lap affair to finish 22nd.

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

July 18, 2021 - Bruening notches third-place finish at I-94
Tyler Bruening recorded a pair of Top-5 finishes in last week’s World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model western swing, including a third-place finish on Friday night at I-94 Sure Step Speedway. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

Bruening leads the latest WoO Rookie of the Year standings and sits third in the overall series standings with his Skyline Motorsports No. 16 Bennett Explosives/ Bruening Rock Products/ Capital Race Car / Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model.

“It’s definitely a confidence booster when you get a podium against this competition, and we got one of those last week (I-94 Sure Step Speedway) and added a Top-5 finish at Gondik Law Speedway. You’re definitely doing something right, so we’re really pleased,” said Bruening, who now has seven Top-5 finishes in 31 WoO races this season. “Our team’s hitting on all cylinders right now. We’re right there for that win. I know everybody keeps telling me that we’re right there, we’re right there. We are real close to putting a whole night together and making that first Outlaws victory happen.”

1Following the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series as the tour continued its western swing, Tyler Bruening visited Gondik Law Speedway (Superior, Wis.) on Tuesday afternoon to do battle for the $10,000 prize. With a runner-up finish in his heat race sending him into the redraw, Tyler locked into the third-starting position for the opening night feature.

Slipping one spot in the 40-lap affair, Bruening recorded a fourth-place finish. He followed Brandon Sheppard, Chris Madden, and Dennis Erb Jr. across the line with James Giossi coming in fifth.

Friday night took Bruening and Skyline Motorsports to North Dakota’s River Cities Speedway for a $10,000-to-win, WoO program. Falling short of qualifying for the feature via heat race action, Tyler won the B-Main to earn the 17th-starting spot for the feature. In the 50-lap feature he advanced five positions to finish 12th.

I-94 Sure Step Speedway (Fergus Falls, Minn.) was the site of Saturday night’s WoO competition, and Tyler hit the ground running by setting fast time in qualifications with a 17.270-second lap. He won his heat race and then drew the pole position for the $10,000-to-win feature. Battling in a podium position throughout the feature, Bruening crossed the finish line in third behind Frank Heckenast Jr. and Brandon Sheppard with Chris Madden and Ryan Gustin rounding out the Top-5 finishers. (Tim Hunt photo)

The busy WoO western swing drew to a close on Sunday evening at Wisconsin’s Red Cedar Speedway, where 34 drivers were gunning for the $10,000 winner’s check. A fourth-place finish in his heat race locked him into the 16th-starting spot for the 50-lap feature. Bruening went on to claw his way forward eight spots to finish eighth in the final rundown.

Tyler sits in third in the latest World of Outlaws point standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

July 10, 2021 - Sixth-place finish in Denny Osborn Memorial at Independence
1On Tuesday afternoon Tyler Bruening made a mid-week trip to Independence Motor Speedway (Independence, Iowa) for the inaugural Denny Osborn Memorial. Earning the 12th-starting position for the $7,200-to-win A-Main via preliminary events, Bruening passed six cars in the 72-lapper to register a sixth-place finish.

Back in action on Friday, Bruening was one of 18 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries on hand at Jackson Motorplex (Jackson, Minn.) for the doubleheader weekend. After a third-place finish in his heat race locked him into the A-Main, Tyler was an early retiree from the 40-lapper on the fourth lap. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

1For the $20,000-to-win finale on Saturday, Tyler posted a fourth-place finish in his heat race, which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the main event. Fading outside the Top-10, Bruening dropped four spots to place 12th.

Tyler remains in third in the latest World of Outlaws point standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.IndependenceMotorSpeedway.com and www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

June 26, 2021 -Top-5 finish in Firecracker prelim at Lernerville
Remaining on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series eastern swing, Tyler Bruening visited Lernerville Speedway (Sarver, Pa.) on Thursday afternoon for the 15th annual Firecracker 100 weekend. With 53 Late Models entered, Tyler clocked in fourth fastest in his group before placing second in his heat behind Scott Bloomquist. Earning the seventh-starting position for the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature, Bruening gained three spots in the 30-lap affair to register a fourth-place finish. He trailed Brandon Sheppard, Chris Madden, and Scott Bloomquist to the checkers with Spencer Hughes coming in fifth. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

1The following night for another preliminary feature, Bruening came one spot short of a transfer position in his heat race before picking up a 10-lap consolation victory. With $6,000 on the line in the main event, Tyler jumped up two spots to log a 17th-place outing.

With preliminary results determining the starting lineups for heat races on Saturday, Tyler held his spot for all 10 laps to finish second behind Brandon Overton. Locked into the ninth-starting position for the $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100, Tyler Bruening faded one spot in the 100-lapper to finish 10th.

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

June 17, 2021 - 13th-place finish in World of Outlaws stop at Stateline
Thursday night saw Tyler Bruening return with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series as the series headed east to begin a three-race swing at Stateline Speedway (Busti, N.Y.). In a field of 36 cars, Bruening edged his way into the opening night feature with the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his heat race. Improving one spot in the 40-lap feature, Tyler recorded a 13th-place finish. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

Mother Nature won Friday and Saturday night's events at Thunder Mountain Speedway (Knoxdale, Pa.) and Selinsgrove Speedway (Selinsgrove, Pa.).

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

June 12, 2021 - Bruening passes 16 cars in Dream finale at Eldora
1The Skyline Motorsports team and Tyler Bruening traveled to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) on Wednesday afternoon to kick off four nights of racing with the 27th annual Dirt Late Model Dream. Drawing 74 Late Models for a pair of preliminary features, Tyler timed in 19th fastest in his group before placing third in his heat race. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in 17th, Bruening improved three spots in the 25-lap affair to place 14th.

With preliminary results on Wednesday lining him up sixth in his heat race on Thursday evening, Bruening posted a sixth-place finish, transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the $127,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream. Needing to place third or better, Tyler came one spot shy with a fourth-place outing. He earned a spot into one of two scrambles but fell short of winning the event with a third-place finish.

For the 26th annual Dirt Late Model Dream on Friday afternoon, Tyler grabbed the fifth-and-final transfer spot in his heat, which positioned him 18th on the starting grid for the preliminary feature. With $10,000 on the line, Bruening marched forward seven spots in the 25-lapper to finish 11th. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

On Saturday night after pulling off early in his heat race, Bruening charged from the tail of his B-Main to finish fourth, missing a transfer spot by one position. Outdueling Josh Richards in the five-lap scramble, Tyler locked into the 27th-starting position for the $126,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream. Coming one spot shy of a Top-10 finish, Tyler Bruening advanced through the field 16 positions to register an impressive 11th-place finish.

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

June 5, 2021 - Podium finish with World of Outlaws at Plymouth
Tyler Bruening continued his strong 2021 campaign over the weekend with a pair of World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model Series events in Indiana.

The driver of the
Skyline Motorsports No. 16 Bennett Explosives/ Bruening Rock Products/ Capital Race Car / Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model ended his weekend with a podium finish on Saturday evening at Plymouth Speedway.

With his weekend performances, Bruening solidified his ranking as the WoO Rookie of the Year point leader. He also now resides third in the latest series’ standings.

"We were sporty. I'll tell you what, when we were in lapped traffic there, I got under Frankie (Heckenast Jr.) a couple of times and Rick (Eckert) got held up a little bit here and there," said Bruening, following his third-place finish on Saturday night. "I don't know how it was in the stands, but I felt like we were putting on a helluva show. It was a lot of fun. I'm happy to be up here on the podium. We're right there. I'll tell you what, we're ready to win one."

1Skyline Motorsports pilot Tyler Bruening visited Circle City Raceway (Indianapolis, Ind.) on Friday afternoon as the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series made its debut at the brand-new facility. With the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his heat race locking him into the 13th-starting position for the opening night feature, Bruening improved two spots in the 40-lapper to finish 11th.

The following night at Plymouth Speedway (Plymouth, Ind.), Tyler qualified second fastest in his group before picking up an eight-lap heat race victory. Earning the fourth-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main via the redraw, Bruening clawed forward one spot to register a third-place finish. He trailed Rick Eckert and Frank Heckenast Jr. across the line with Brandon Sheppard and Ryan Gustin rounding out the Top-5.

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

May 22, 2021 - Fifth-place finish at Port Royal, up to third in World of Outlaws point standings
Friday night saw Tyler Bruening return with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series at Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pa.) for the doubleheader weekend. Drawing 43 cars for the Huey Wilcoxon Memorial, Tyler clocked in second fastest in his time trial group before placing second in his heat behind Brandon Sheppard. Earning the sixth-starting position for the opening night feature via the redraw, Bruening gained one spot in the 40-lap affair to register a fifth-place finish. He trailed Chris Madden, Brandon Overton, Brandon Sheppard, and Rick Eckert to the checkers. (Jacy Norgaard photo)

1For the Billy Vacek Memorial on Saturday, Bruening posted a third-place finish in his heat, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the $15,000-to-win A-Main. Improving two positions in the 50-lapper, Tyler scored a seventh-place finish.

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

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.