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June 6, 2021 - Erb records win No. 7 at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex
1Tyler Erb charged to his seventh victory of the 2021 season on Sunday night at Ohio’s Brushcreek Motorsports Complex. The $10,000 triumph came in the 4B4EVER 40 and Erb accomplished the feat aboard his Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model. (Ryan Roberts photo)

“We raced really hard both nights at West Virginia and gave it everything we had, but just didn’t have any luck. Sunday was my first time to Brushcreek, and I can honestly say there’s nothing like it. It was a fun and racy track, and we got the $10,000 win. It was really cool too because they paired all of us with a fan before the show, and if we won, then that fan won a Harley Davidson. That was a nice added bonus on the night,” Erb commented. “We had a good time running the Cole Trickle wrap this weekend, and I hope all of the fans enjoyed it as well.”

1Friday night found Best Performance Motorsports pilot Tyler Erb in action at West Virginia Motor Speedway (Mineral Wells, W.Va.) for the opening round of the inaugural Historic 100 weekend. Sporting a No. 46 wrap in honor of Days of Thunder-famed Cole Trickle, Tyler secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win preliminary feature with a second-place finish in his heat.

Improving three spots in the 30-lap affair, Erb notched a third-place finish. He trailed Jonathan Davenport and Gregg Satterlee to the checkers with G.R. Smith and Scott Bloomquist rounding out the Top-5.

On Saturday evening, Erb started the night with a heat race win, which positioned him fourth on the starting grid for the Historic 100. With $25,000 on the line, Tyler rebounded after a pair of tire and wheel issues in the early going dropped him to the tail. He ultimately posted a fourth-place finish in the 50-lapper, following Jonathan Davenport, Gregg Satterlee, and Devin Moran across the line with Matt Sponaugle coming in fifth.

For the 4B4EVER 40 on Sunday at Bruschcreek Motorsports Complex (Peebles, Ohio), Tyler locked into the main event with a heat race win. Sneaking ahead of race-leader Billy Moyer Jr. on lap 13 amid lapped-traffic, Erb went on to pick up his seventh win of the season and a $10,000 payday. He took the checkers ahead of Moyer Jr., R.J. Conley, Steve Casebolt, and Rod Conley.

Full results from these events are available at www.WVMotorSpeedway.com and www.BrushcreekMotorsports.com.

May 29, 2021 - 18th-place finish in Show-Me 100 at Lucas Oil Speedway
1With Mother Nature shifting Thursday’s opener to Friday afternoon, Tyler Erb was one of 58 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries on hand at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) to kick off his Memorial Day weekend with the Cowboy Classic. Following a sixth-place finish in his heat, Erb fell short of transferring into the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature with a fourth-place finish in his B-Main.

Later Friday evening for the Tribute to Don & Billie Gibson, Tyler came in fifth in his heat, sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the A-Main. Needing to place second or better, Erb logged a fourth-place outing.

1After coming one spot shy of a transfer position in his B-Main on Saturday with a third-place finish, Erb was granted a provisional into the $30,000-to-win Show-Me 100. Rolling off 25th, Tyler passed seven cars in the 100-lapper to register an 18th-place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Monday, Tyler visited 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) for the Scott Sexton Memorial but was an early retiree from the $10,053-to-win Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals feature on lap 17.

Tyler is ninth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com and www.SpringNationals.com.

May 21, 2021 - Erb marches to runner-up finish at 300 Raceway
1Tyler Erb returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Friday afternoon as the series invaded the Hawkeye State for the Truck Country 50 at 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa). With 28 Late Models entered, Tyler scored a third-place finish in his heat race, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $12,000 on the line, Erb marched forward nine spots in the 50-lap affair to register a runner-up finish behind Mike Marlar. Kyle Bronson, Tim McCreadie, and Ricky Thornton Jr. rounded out the Top-5. (Heath Lawson photo)

After Saturday’s LOLMDS stop at 34 Raceway (Burlington, Iowa) was rained out, Erb headed to East Moline Speedway (East Moline, Ill.) on Sunday to pilot the Doug Curless-owned No. 99 Late Model. Following a third-place finish in his heat race, Tyler charged from his ninth-starting position in the feature to steal the lead the lead with two laps remaining. After crossing the line in 1st, officials revoked his win after he failed to have an IMCA license.

Tyler is currently tied for fourth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

May 15, 2021 - Tyler Erb enjoys two-win weekend, bags $12,500
1Sweeping the programs on both Friday and Saturday night, Tyler Erb pocketed two wins and $12,500 in earnings in his Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model.

Not only did Erb increase his 2021-win tally to six, but he also claimed his first-career Southern All Star victory along the way.

"We were a little off on Wednesday night at Brownstown (Speedway), but after that this No. 1 was on kill the rest of the weekend. We swept the shows at both Moler Raceway Park and Richmond Raceway to get a pair of big checks,” Erb said. “Hats off to both tracks for providing good racing, and thanks to all of the fans, who came out this weekend. From wins to time with friends, it was a great weekend for our team.”

Wednesday night found Best Performance Motorsports pilot Tyler Erb in action at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Ind.) for the Castrol FloRacing Night in America event. Starting the night with the ninth-fastest time in his qualifying group, Erb posted a third-place finish in his heat race, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Improving three spots in the 50-lap affair, Tyler posted a sixth-place finish.

1With the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) doubleheader weekend nixed, Tyler headed Moler Raceway Park (Williamsburg, Ohio) on Friday afternoon. With the fastest lap overall in a field of 20 cars placing him on the pole for the feature, Erb led flag-to-flag in the 40-lapper to capture his fifth win of the season and the $5,000 prize. Devin Gilpin, Jason Jameson, Steve Casebolt, and Josh Rice trailed him the checkers. (Steve Alcorn photo)

1On Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (Richmond, Ky.) for the Southern All Star Series-sanctioned Finn Watson Memorial, Erb once again topped the speed charts in time trials before picking up a heat race win. Starting the feature in second, Tyler overtook the leader on the 11th lap and dominated the remaining distance of the 60-lapper to secure his second win in as many nights and his first-career Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series triumph. He finished ahead of Justin Rattliff, Zack Dohm, Dustin Linville, and Jared Hawkins to pocket $7,500. (Chris Anderson photo)

Full results from these events are available at www.FloRacing.com, www.MRPRacewayPark.com, and www.SASDirt.com.

May 8, 2021 - Erb hangs onto fourth-place finish at Atomic Speedway
1With the weekend opener on Friday getting rained out, Tyler Erb was one of 31 Valvoline Iron-Man Northern Series entries on hand at Atomic Speedway (Alma, Ohio) on Saturday afternoon for the Dan Reno-Jackie Boggs Memorial. Coming in second in his heat race behind Andy Bond, Erb locked into the seventh-starting position for the $13,004-to-win A-Main. Making a late-race charging in the waning laps, Tyler slipped over the cushion on the final lap while battling for second that dropped him back to fourth. He trailed Devin Moran, Jacob Hawkins, and Jared Hawkins across the line with Rod Conley coming in fifth. (Ryan Roberts photo)

Full results from this event are available at www.IMDirt.net.

May 1, 2021 - Fourth-place finish in Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence
1Tyler Erb returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Friday afternoon at Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City, Ky.) piloting the Best Performance Motorsports No. 1 Late Model for the 15th annual John Bradshaw Memorial. Jumping up two spots in his heat race to finish sixth, Tyler earned the 16th-starting position for the opening night feature. Breaking into the Top-10, Erb passed nine cars in the 50-lapper to register a seventh-place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

In a field of 38 cars on Saturday at Florence Speedway (Union, Ky.) for the Ralph Latham Memorial, Erb came in fifth in his heat before picking up a 12-lap consolation victory. Starting the $15,000-to-win A-Main in 18th, Tyler advanced through the field 14 to spots to finish fourth, trailing Josh Rice, Hudson O’Neal, and Jonathan Davenport to the checkers with Tim McCreadie coming in fifth.

Tyler sits in 10th in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

April 25, 2021 - Erb breaks while leading at West Virginia Motor Speedway
1For the second stop with the Castrol FloRacing Night in America miniseries, Tyler Erb was one of 28 Late Models entered at Atomic Speedway (Alma, Ohio) on Thursday evening for the Fireball 50. Scoring a runner-up finish in his heat race behind Tim McCreadie, Erb locked into the sixth-starting position for the $22,000-to-win A-Main. After challenging for a top-five spot the entire race, Tyler suffered a flat tire on lap 38 that dropped him to the tail. He rebounded in the remaining distance to place 10th. (Michael Boggs Photography)

1With the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) doubleheader weekend in Illinois rained out, Tyler returned to action on Sunday at West Virginia Motor Speedway (Mineral Wells, V.Va.) for the return of the facility that has laid dormant for the past eight seasons. In a field of 28 Valvoline Iron-Man Northern Series entries, Erb posted a runner-up finish in his heat behind Devin Moran, which positioned him third on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $8,000 on the line, Tyler found himself in contention for the win late in the race after the front-runners had tire issues but broke left-rear tire on the final lap while leading that ended his night immediately. He was credited with a sixth-place finish. (Zach Yost photo)

Full results from these events are available at www.FloRacing.com and www.IMDirt.net.

April 25, 2021 - Erb breaks while leading at West Virginia Motor Speedway
1For the second stop with the Castrol FloRacing Night in America miniseries, Tyler Erb was one of 28 Late Models entered at Atomic Speedway (Alma, Ohio) on Thursday evening for the Fireball 50. Scoring a runner-up finish in his heat race behind Tim McCreadie, Erb locked into the sixth-starting position for the $22,000-to-win A-Main. After challenging for a top-five spot the entire race, Tyler suffered a flat tire on lap 38 that dropped him to the tail. He rebounded in the remaining distance to place 10th. (Michael Boggs Photography)

1With the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) doubleheader weekend in Illinois rained out, Tyler returned to action on Sunday at West Virginia Motor Speedway (Mineral Wells, V.Va.) for the return of the facility that has laid dormant for the past eight seasons. In a field of 28 Valvoline Iron-Man Northern Series entries, Erb posted a runner-up finish in his heat behind Devin Moran, which positioned him third on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $8,000 on the line, Tyler found himself in contention for the win late in the race after the front-runners had tire issues but broke left-rear tire on the final lap while leading that ended his night immediately. He was credited with a sixth-place finish. (Zach Yost photo)

Full results from these events are available at www.FloRacing.com and www.IMDirt.net.

April 18, 2021 - Runner-up finish in Castrol FloRacing Night in America opener at Tyler County
1Taking part in the inaugural Castrol FloRacing Night in America, Best Performance Motorsports pilot Tyler Erb traveled to Tyler County Speedway (Middlebourne, W.Va.) on Thursday afternoon for the $10,000 prize. In a field of 29 cars, Tyler clocked in 10th fastest overall before placing second in his heat behind Jacob Hawkins. Making a late-race charge for the lead against race-long pacesetter Jonathan Davenport in the feature, Erb fell 0.681 seconds short at the line to place second, trailing Davenport to the checkers with Kyle Larson, Mason Zeigler, and Jacob Hawkins rounding out the Top-5. (Tyler Carr photo)

On Saturday at Hagerstown Speedway (Hagerstown, Md.) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned Red Nininger Tribute, Erb posted a runner-up finish in his heat behind Ricky Thornton Jr., which positioned him sixth on the starting grid for the $15,000-to-win A-Main. Improving one spot in the 50-lap affair, Tyler notched a fifth-place finish. He followed Tim McCreadie, Thornton Jr., Jonathan Davenport, and Gregg Satterlee across the line.

The following night at Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pa.), Tyler edged his way into the finale with the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his heat race. With $10,000 on the line, Erb jumped up one spot in the 40-lapper to finish 14th.

Tyler is currently 10th in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.FloRacing.com and www.LucasDirt.com.

April 3, 2021 - Tyler Erb notches podium finish in Bill Corum Memorial at Tazewell Speedway
1Saturday night found Tyler Erb piloting his Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model to a podium finish in the 2021 edition of the Lil’ Bill Corum Memorial at Tazewell Speedway. (Michael Moats photo)

"We did all we could," Erb said after the race. "I just needed to win the heat race and put ourselves in a better (feature starting) spot. But these two (Jonathan Davenport and Kyle Larson), they were really fast. They were good at Bristol, and I'm just happy to come home third. It's crazy racing here.

“We’ll take this podium finish and head to Missouri looking for some big checks this coming weekend.”

Best Performance Motorsports and Tyler Erb were back in action on Saturday evening at Tazewell Speedway (Tazewell, Tenn.) as 35 Schaeffer’s Spring Nationals Series / Valvoline Iron Man Series entries were on hand for the Lil’ Bill Corum Memorial.

After setting the bar in time trials with a blistering lap of 11.420 seconds, Erb recorded a runner-up finish in his heat race behind Donald McIntosh, which positioned him fifth on the starting grid for the main event.

With a $21,000 top prize on the line, Tyler worked his way into a podium spot early and would eventually overtake Kyle Larson for second following a lap-40 restart. Unable to close the distance on race-long leader Jonathan Davenport, Erb slipped back to third when the checkered flag flew, trailing Davenport and Larson across the line with Dale McDowell and Donald McIntosh rounding out the Top-5. 

Full results from this event are available at www.SpringNationals.com.

March 27, 2021 - Erb Finishes Runner-Up at Florence Speedway
1Tyler Erb and the Best Performance Motorsports team were back at Florence Speedway in Union, Ky. on Saturday night.

Erb locked his spot into the $5,000-to-win feature after grabbing a heat race victory. Starting the 40-lap affair in third, Tyler went on to finish in the runner-up spot behind Josh Rice. Scott James, Devin Gilpin, and Robby Hensley rounded out the Top-5 finishers. (Michael Boggs Photography)

Full results from this event are available at www.FlorenceSpeedway.com.


March 21, 2021 - Tyler Erb Finishes Seventh in Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic
1Saturday night saw Tyler Erb return with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Ind.) for the Indiana Icebreaker. Transferring the Top 4 from heat races into the $15,000-to-win A-Main, Erb posted a sixth place outing, sending him into the B-Main. After three violent wrecks in four heat races, LOLMDS officials made the decision to postpone the remaining consolation events and the feature to May 2nd.

The following night at Atomic Speedway (Chillicothe, Ohio) for the Buckeye Spring 50, Tyler secured his spot into the main event with a third place finish in his heat race. With $12,000 on the line, Erb clawed forward three spots in the 50-lap affair to register a seventh-place finish. (Michael Boggs Photography)

Tyler has climbed to ninth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from this event are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


March 13, 2021 - Top-5 Finish in Spring 50 at Florence Speedway
1Tyler Erb made the short trip to Florence Speedway (Union, Ky.) on Saturday night to pilot the Best Perfromance Motorsports No. 1 Late Model for the 45th annual Spring 50.

Coming in second in his heat behind Ricky Thornton Jr., Erb locked into the fourth-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. After running as high as second, Tyler slipped back on the rough conditions to finish fifth, trailing Thornton Jr., Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Owens, and Darrell Lanigan across the line. (DIRTSTAR photo)

Full results from this event are available at www.FlorenceSpeedway.com.


March 7, 2021 - Erb Attends March Madness at Cherokee Speedway
1Sunday saw Tyler Erb and the Best Performance Motorsports team return to action at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, S.C. for the third annual Ginger Owens March Madness.

In a stout field of 40 Southern All Star Series entries, Erb posted a third place finish in his heat, which positioned him 10th on the starting grid for the A-Main.

With $10,000 on the line, Tyler faded six spots in the 60-lap affair to register a 16th-place outing. (Steve Moore photo)

Full results from this event are available at www.SASDirt.com.


February 2, 2021 - Top-10 Finish in Lucas Oil Speedweeks Finale at Bubba Raceway Park
1On Monday afternoon, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) picked back up at Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, Fla.) for the final two events of the Florida Speedweeks slate. With 49 cars on hand, Tyler came one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a fifth place finish, transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature. Streaking to a 10-lap consolation victory, Erb locked into the 17th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win opening night feature. After challenging for a Top-10 finish early in the 40-lapper, Tyler was involved in numerous incidents in the closing laps that dropped him back to 21st when the checkered flag flew.

For another $10,000-to-win A-Main on Tuesday, Erb followed up the ninth fastest lap in his time trial group with a third place finish in his heat. Rolling off ninth, Tyler clawed forward one spot in the 40-lap affair to finish eighth. (Heath Lawson photo)

Tyler is 13th in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


January 30, 2021 - Tyler Erb Pockets a Pair of East Bay Winternationals Victories
1 Tyler Erb continued his red-hot start to the 2021 season with a pair of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victories during the 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park.

For the second stop of the Florida Speedweks, Tyler Erb followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Fla. on Monday. for the opening round of the Wrisco Industries Winternationals. In a stout field of 76 cars, Erb laid down the eighth fastest time in his qualifying group before picking up a heat race win in his Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model.

Starting the opening night feature in fifth, Tyler wrestled the lead away on the eighth lap and held the top spot until lap 17 when contact with another competitor sent him into a spin. Marching from the tail of the field over the remaining distance, Erb salvaged a seventh-place outing.

On Tuesday, Tyler followed up the tenth fastest lap in his time trial group with a second-place finish in his heat race behind Kyle Bronson. Earning the ninth-starting position for the feature, Erb began his charge forward early overtaking Brian Shirley for third on lap 18.

With Brandon Overton and Brandon Sheppard battling it out for the top spot up front, Tyler closed in on the leaders as the laps wind down. After sneaking past Sheppard on lap 24 on the bottom, Erb stayed loyal to the bottom groove, sliding ahead of Overton for the lead on lap 28.

With a caution realigning the field on the final lap, Tyler Erb held off Overton’s last-lap charge to secure his third win of the season and a $5,000 prize. Overton, Brian Shirley, Josh Richards, and Kyle Bronson completed the Top-5 finishers in the 30-lap affair.

“I thought that would have made a great tv thing. We were able to pull through. It made my heart skip a beat when I headed to the checkered and then the caution came out. I was not happy about that. We definitely had to work for everything we have gotten this week. I can’t thank the crew enough for all they do. Eric Brock gave me the opportunity of a lifetime to drive his car and we hope to be in for a long time.”

The following night for the third round of the Winternationals, Erb posted a runner-up finish in his heat race behind Brandon Overton, which positioned him 12th on the starting grid for the $7,000-to-win A-Main. After Mother Nature shifted the 40-lapper to Thursday night, Tyler rebounded to finish 13th after getting involved in a tangle on the sixth circuit.

In Thursday night’s regularly scheduled program, Tyler laid down the ninth fastest qualifying time before picking up an eight-lap heat race victory. With $7,000 on the line in the feature, Erb faded back to a 13th-place outing.

During Friday night’s $12,000-to-win program, Tyler was disqualified following an on-track incident with another competitor.

1Returning for Saturday’s finale, Erb charged to a convincing heat race win to lock into the fourth-starting position for $15,000-to-win feature. Erb was able to get the lead from Brandon Sheppard on lap 14. He held the top spot until a lap 19 restart when Tim McCreadie took over.

McCreadie started to pull way until a caution appeared with 32 laps scored. On the ensuing restart, Tyler went from third in the running to retake the lead. Holding off Jonathan Davenport at the checkers by 0.322 seconds, Erb sailed to his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Sheppard, McCreadie, and Hudson O’Neal rounded out the Top-5.

“The top was pretty hard to run and I gave up the lead on a restart by running up there. I was like man, that could have been the race! McCreadie drove off and he was good. I really didn’t have much traction on the restarts, and I picked the top. I had a really good run on those guys, but needed a little luck. He [McCreadie] just kind of missed the bottom getting into one and I was able to get by him.”

“Randall [Edwards] was showing me that my lead was getting a little close at the end, so I just tried to hit my marks. I got real wide on that last corner and hoped for the best. I just tried not to burn my stuff up.  This is the first time we ever put a different tire on here and it worked out. I am just super excited to win.” The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will wrap up their edition of the 2021 Florida Speedweeks with a doubleheader at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala. A complete program is on tap for Monday and Tuesday, highlighted by a $10,000-to-win feature each night.

Tyler is currently seventh in the latest Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series standings. For full results as well as complete standings, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

January 23, 2021 - Tyler Erb Finishes Sixth Lucas Oil Season Opener at All-Tech
1After Mother Nature wiped out the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) season opener on Friday, Tyler Erb returned to All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Fla.) on Saturday afternoon for the General Tire Winter Nationals. Drawing 57 cars, Erb followed up the second fastest lap overall in time trials behind Mike Marlar with a 10-lap heat race victory.

Earning the pole position for the $15,000-to-win A-Main, Tyler set the pace for the first 13 circuits until a charging Kyle Larson snuck by. He ran in a podium spot for the next 30 circuits until the final three laps when he slipped back to sixth when the checkered flag flew. (Heath Lawson photo)

Tyler is currently tied for fourth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from this event are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


January 17, 2021 - Tyler Erb Enjoys Wild West Shootout Success
1Tyler Erb and the Best Performance Motorsports team are enjoying a successful start to the 2021 season. (Mike Ruefer photo)

Opening the 2021 campaign with the 15th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout, Erb has already had his share of success in only six starts thus far. Invading FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway for the six-night miniseries Erb never finished outside the Top-10, which included two victories and two runner-up performances.

"Man, it’s awesome," said the driver of the Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ Rocket Chassis/ Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model. "It's a testament to everybody that helps. We've got the best equipment we can ask for. I love going racing with these guys, and that's half the business. I just can't thank everyone that helps us enough."

On Wednesday, Tyler Erb was one of 57 Late Models on hand to compete in the third round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. Following the fifth fastest lap in his time trial group, Erb edged his way into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with the third and final transfer spot in his heat race.

Rolling off 17th, Tyler navigated through the field early and was up to second by lap 20 to challenge race-long pacesetter Jonathan Davenport. With the pair making slight contact as they crossed the line on lap 21, Erb was unable to close the distance in the final nine circuits, marking him second in the final rundown behind Davenport. Jason Papich, Mike Marlar, and Bobby Pierce rounded out the Top-5.

In a field of 62 Late Models on Friday, Tyler laid down the third fastest lap in his time trial group before picking up an eight-lap heat race victory. With front-row starter Jason Papich setting the pace early in the feature, Erb tracked down the leader on lap 12 and made an impressive pass for the top spot on lap 13 when he slid in between Papich and challenger Ricky Thornton Jr.

After Erb and Thornton Jr. took part in a heated battle for the next ten circuits, Tyler grabbed the lead for good on lap 24 en route to his first win of the season and a $5,000 prize. He topped Thornton Jr., Jonathan Davenport, Bobby Pierce, and Stormy Scott at the line.

On Saturday for the final preliminary feature, Erb outran Mike Marlar in his heat race to pick up the win, which positioned him fifth on the starting grid for the main event. Muscling ahead of Jonathan Davenport for the lead on fifth lap, Tyler paced the field for the next 26 circuits until Davenport regained the top spot on lap 32.

Outdueling Davenport in the final five laps, Tyler Erb streaked to his second win in as many nights over Davenport, Ricky Thornton Jr., Jimmy Mars, and Jason Papich. He earned $5,000 for his efforts.

For the final round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout on Sunday, Tyler came in fourth fastest in his qualifying group before placing third in his heat race. Earning the 11th-starting position for the $25,000-to-win finale, Erb was up to eighth by the 10th lap and began challenging for a Top-5 spot near the midway point of the 50-lapper.

Tyler continued to work his way forward but was unable to close the distance on himself and race-long pacesetter Jonathan Davenport, marking him second on the rundown behind Davenport at the checkers. Ricky Thornton Jr., Brian Shirley, and Bobby Pierce rounded out the Top-5 finishers.

Erb’s impressive string of podium finishes landed him second in the final miniseries point standings, trailing Jonathan Davenport.

Full results from these events are available at www.WildWestShootout.net.

January 10, 2021 - Pair of Top-10 Finishes at Arizona Speedway to Open 2021
1Tyler Erb kicked off his 2021 season on Saturday night at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Ariz.) piloting the Best Performance Motorsports No. 1 Late Model. Drawing a stout field of 57 Late Models for the 15th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout, Tyler came in third fastest in his time trial group before picking up an eight-lap heat race victory. With $5,000 on the line in the feature, Erb faded three spots in the 40-lapper to register a sixth-place finish. (Mike Ruefer Photo)

For another $5,000-to-win A-Main on Sunday afternoon, Erb came two spots short of a transfer position in his heat race with a fifth place outing, dropping him into the B-Main for another shot at the main event. Cruising to a 12-lap consolation victory, Tyler locked into the 19th-starting position for the A-Main. Marching into the Top-10, Tyler Erb improved 12 spots to finish seventh.

Full results from these events are available at www.WildWestShootout.net.


November 14, 2020 - Top-5 Finish in Night Two of Cotton Pickin' 100 at Magnolia
1Behind the wheel of his Best Performance Motorsports No. 1 Late Model, Tyler Erb invaded Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Miss.) on Friday afternoon for the Cotton Pickin’ 100 weekend. Drawing 34 cars for the two-day event, Erb secured his spot into the opening night feature with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Spencer Hughes. With $4,000 on the line, Tyler faded two spots in the 30-lapper to register a ninth place outing.

On Saturday afternoon, Tyler came in fifth fastest in his time trial group before picking up a 10-lap heat race victory. Starting the $15,000-to-win Cotton Pickin’ 100 in second, Erb blasted into the lead on the drop of the green flag and led the first 23 circuits. With eventual race-winner Chris Madden sneaking by on lap 24, Tyler was challenging for a podium spot until a caution with 13 laps remaining dropped him back to seventh. Muscling his way back into the Top-5, Tyler Erb notched a fifth place finish behind Madden, Tim McCreadie, Billy Moyer Jr., and Chris Ferguson. (Robert Holman photo | DirtonDirt.com)

Full results from these events are available at www.MagnoliaDirt.com.


October 31, 2020 - Tyler Erb Scores $10,000 Jambalaya 100 Victory at Pike County Speedway
1Tyler Erb returned to his winning ways, scoring a dominating victory in Saturday night’s Jambalaya 100 at Pike County Speedway.

Erb went unchallenged after taking the lead in his Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model and drove away to a 5.031 second margin of victory.

“We’ve been running really good and just needed to get a win,” said Erb, who notched his sixth overall victory of the season. “I’m happy to get a win. I’ve been so close and last week we lost a lot of money because of a part failure. We’re getting a little bit of it back.

“This is pretty cool. I think I came here when I was like 10 years old and watched a guy that raced for my dad drive he re. It’s a super fun track. It’s different. One end is different from the other.”

Friday night found Tyler Erb in action at Pike County Speedway in Magnolia, Miss. to kick off the two-day Jambalaya 100. Erb secured his spot into the $3,000-to-win opening night feature with a 10-lap heat race victory.

Starting in third, Tyler blasted past polesitter Dane Dacus on the opening lap but a caution negated the move. Making a late-race charge to challenge leader Jason Feger, Erb came up short to finish second behind Feger with Spencer Hughes rounding out the podium.

For the finale on Saturday, Tyler started the night off with a heat race win, which positioned him third on the starting grid for the main event. Navigating around Jason Feger on lap 31, Erb cruised to his sixth win of the season over Feger, Spencer Hughes, Michael Arnold, and Luke Bennett.

Finishing more than five seconds ahead of the Feger when he crossed the finish line at the conclusion of the 70-lapper, Tyler Erb earned $10,000.

“I got to follow Jason for 100 laps this weekend. That made it a little bit easier,” Erb said. “I kind of saw what he was doing and tried to figure out where I could pass him. I knew it was probably gonna rubber. I could feel it. I didn’t want to show him my nose so when I got around the outside, so I just kept ducking down low and made it work. Congrats to him and Spencer. We all ran top three two nights in a row, so that’s pretty cool.”

To learn more about Pike County Speedway, find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Pike-County-Speedway-683045138539704/

October 24, 2020 - Mechanial Issues End Tyler Erb's Fall Classic Hopes
1On Friday afternoon Tyler Erb visited Whynot Motorsports Park (Meridian, Miss.) piloting the Best Performance Motorsports No. 1 Late Model for the 26th annual Coors Light Fall Classic. Drawing 43 Late Models for the two-day event, Tyler passed three cars in his heat race to place third. (Chris McDill photo)

Starting Saturday night’s $15,000-to-win Coors Light Fall Classic in ninth, Erb broke into the Top-5 early an began challenging for the lead near the halfway point of the 100-lapper. Sneaking by Dennis Erb Jr. on lap 51 to assume command of the top spot, Tyler led the next 15 circuits until a broken lift bar brought an immediate end to his evening.

Full results from this event are available at www.WhynotMotorsportsPark.com.


October 17, 2020 - Tyler Erb Charges to Top-5 in Dirt Track World Championship
1Tyler Erb and the Best Performance Motorsports team put a wrap on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2020 campaign over the weekend at Portsmouth (Ohio) Raceway Park.  

Erb drove his Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model from deep in the field to register a fifth-place finish in Saturday’s 40th Annual Dirt Track World Championship. (Heath Lawson photo)

“We got behind on Friday night and had to come through the B-Main. Fortunately, we were able to bring home a solid fifth-place finish,” said Erb. “It’s been an up and down season, so a Top-5 in the highest paying race of the year is a great way to cap off the Lucas Oil season. We’re planning a few more races to end the year. I’m looking forward to finishing out the year strong.”

Tyler Erb was one of 63 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series entries on hand at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Friday night to wrap up the 2020 season. With the Top-3 from each heat race transferring to the finale, Erb came one spot short with a fourth-place finish, sending him to a B-Main on Saturday.

Finishing second behind Jimmy Owens, Tyler locked into the 22nd-starting position for the $100,000-to-win Dirt Track World Championship. Wheeling his way to a Top-5, Erb advanced 17 spots in the 100-lap affair to register a fifth-place finish behind Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Thornton Jr., Tim McCreadie, and Chris Madden.

Erb finished fifth in the final Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Championship standings. To view full results from this event and complete standings, please visit www.LucasDirt.com.

October 3, 2020 - Flat Tire Ends Erb's Top-10 Run in Pittsburgher 100
1After Mother Nature wiped out his plans on Friday night, Tyler Erb returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Saturday evening at Pittsburgh Pa. Motor Speedway (Imperial, Pa.) for the 32nd annual Pittsburgher 100. In a field of 35 cars, Erb came two spots short of a transfer position in his heat with a sixth place finish, transferring him into the B-Main. Scoring a runner-up finish behind Jared Miley, Tyler locked into the 19th-starting position for the $20,000-to-win Pittsburgher 100. With the 100-lapper getting slowed by multiple cautions due to numerous flat tires, Tyler Erb suffered a flat on lap 90 while running in the Top-10, which dropped him back to a 15th place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

Tyler is currently fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from this event are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

September 26, 2020 - Erb Bags a Pair of Top-10 Finishes in Jackson 100 Weekend
1On Thursday evening Tyler Erb was one of 22 Late Models on hand at Florence Speedway (Union, Ky.) for the $5,000 top prize. Starting the night off with a heat race victory, Erb locked into the third-starting position for the main event. After slipping back to fifth early in the race, Tyler gained two spots after a late-race caution to come home third behind Bobby Pierce and Josh Rice with Trevor Landrum and Zack Dohm rounding out the Top-5.

The following night at Brownstown Speedway (Brownstown, Ind.) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned doubleheader, Tyler edged his way into the main event with the third and final transfer spot in his heat race. With $10,000 on the line, Erb marched through the field nine spots in the 40-lap affair to register a sixth place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Saturday afternoon in a field of 60 cars for the Jackson 100, Erb came one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a fourth place finish, transferring him into the B-Main. Holding his spot for all 12 laps to finish second behind Steve Casebolt, Tyler locked into the 24th-starting position for the $15,000-to-win finale. Wheeling his way into the Top-10, Tyler Erb passed 17 cars in the 100-lapper to score a seventh place finish.

Tyler sits in fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.FlorenceSpeedway.com and www.LucasDirt.com.


September 19, 2020 - Tyler Erb Rebounds to Finish 10th in I-80 Nationals Finale
1Tyler Erb returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Thursday evening at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) for the event replacing the Knoxville Nationals due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Drawing 46 cars for the I-80 Nationals, Erb followed up a sixth place finish in his heat with a runner-up spot in his B-Main behind Billy Moyer Jr. With $7,000 on the line in the opening night feature, Tyler gained two spots in the 30-lapper to place 20th. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Friday afternoon for another $7,000-to-win preliminary feature, Tyler came in 12th fastest in his group before picking up a 10-lap heat race victory. Rolling off 12th for the main event, Erb faded back to a 22nd place outing in the 30-lap affair.

With preliminary results from Thursday and Friday positioning him on the front row of his B-Main on Saturday night, Erb notched a runner-up finish behind Jared Landers, locking him into the 22nd-starting position for the $30,000-to-win I-80 Nationals. After suffering a flat right-rear tire on lap 64, Tyler Erb marched from the tail of the field to finish 10th.

Tyler remains in fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


September 12, 2020 - Erb Lands Top-5 Finish in Harold Hardgrove Memorial at Lake Cumberland
1Saturday night found Tyler Erb and Best Performance Motorsports in action at Lake Cumberland Speedway (Burnside, Ky.) for the Schaeffer’s Iron-Man Series-sanctioned Harold Hardgrove Memorial. In a field of 25 cars, Erb laid down the second fastest time in his group behind Dustin Linville before picking up a heat race victory. Starting the $10,022-to-win A-Main in third, Tyler faded two spots in the 50-lapper to place fifth behind Michael Chilton, Victor Lee, Skylar Marlar, and Dustin Linville.

Full results from this event are available at www.CTPromotions.org.

September 5, 2020 - Sixth-Place Finish for Tyler Erb in John Bradshaw Memorial at Ponderosa
1Tyler Erb and Best Performance Motorsports invaded Ponderosa Speedway (Junction City, Ky.) on Friday night for the 16th annual John Bradshaw Memorial. Drawing 30 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), Tyler followed up the second fastest time in his qualifying group behind Jonathan Davenport with a third place finish in his heat. Starting the $12,000-to-win A-Main in 11th, Erb marched forward five spots to register a sixth place finish.

The following night at Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) for the Bob Miller Memorial River Days Rumble 50, Erb posted a runner-up finish in his heat behind Jimmy Owens, which positioned him sixth on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $12,000 on the line, Tyler was an early retiree from the 50-lapper on the ninth lap with motor issues. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Sunday afternoon, Tyler stopped at Beckley Motorsports Park (Beckley, W.Va.) for the Beckley USA 100. Earning the third-starting position for the $15,000-to-win A-Main via preliminary events, Erb wrestled way the top spot from Chase Junghans on lap 35 and held the lead for the next 49 circuits. With Zack Dohm sneaking past on lap 84, Tyler put heavy pressure on Dohm in the final 10 laps but came up short to finish behind Dohm, with Ryan Montgomery, Henry Hornsby III, and Tanner English completing the Top-5 finishers.

Tyler is currently fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


August 29, 2020 - Terbo Attends Rumble by the River at Port Royal
1On Thursday evening Tyler Erb followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) to Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pa.) to kick off the three-day Rumble by the River. With Mother Nature delaying the program as hot laps were getting underway, Erb fell one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a fourth place finish. With a provisional already secured into the opening night feature, Tyler scratched from his B-Main. Rolling off 23rd, Erb charged forward five spots to record a 19th place outing.

After persistent rain and an unfavorable forecast wiped out Friday night’s $12,000-to-win event, Tyler returned to the half-mile oval on Saturday afternoon for the $15,000-to-win finale. Coming one spot shy of a transfer position in both his heat race and B-Main, Erb was granted a provisional into the main event. Starting in 23rd, Tyler passed six cars in the 50-lapper to place 17th. (Heath Lawson photo)

Tyler sits in fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


August 22, 2020 - Top-10 Finish in Topless 100 at Batesville Motor Speedway
1Thursday night found Tyler Erb in action at Batesville Motor Speedway (Batesville, Ark.) for the 28th annual Comp Cams Topless 100 weekend. Drawing 48 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries for the $5,000-to-win preliminary feature, Tyler posted a runner-up finish in his heat behind Dale McDowell, which positioned him eighth on the starting grid for the A-Main. Slipping outside the Top-10, Erb dropped five spots in the 30-lapper to place 13th.

The following night for another $5,000-to-win preliminary feature, Erb came one sport short of a transfer position in his heat race with a fourth place finish, sending him into the B-Main. Posting a second place finish behind Chris Madden, Tyler locked into the 21st-starting position for the A-Main. Losing one spot in the 30-lap affair, Erb logged a 22nd place outing.

With preliminary finishes from Thursday and Friday setting the grid for the main event on Saturday evening, Tyler was in 17th overall in preliminary points, which positioned him on the pole of his B-Main. Picking up a 15-lap consolation victory, Erb locked into the 17th-starting spot for the Comp Cams Topless 100. With $40,000 on the line, Tyler Erb clawed forward seven spots in the 100-lapper to register a 10th place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

Tyler remains in fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


August 15, 2020 - Erb Lands Sixth-Place Finish in Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence
1Tyler Erb and the Best Performance Motorsports team returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Wednesday night at Florence Speedway (Union, Ky.) for the 34th annual Ralph Latham Memorial. In a stout field of 53 cars, Erb dropped one spot in his heat race to grab the third and final transfer spot into the opening night feature. With $12,000 on the line, Tyler advanced forward eight positions to register a sixth place finish.

On Thursday evening for the North/South Shootout, Erb topped the 52-car field in time trials which earned him a $2,034 prize in honor of Doug Lee. Scoring a runner-up finish in his heat behind Kyle Bronson, Tyler locked into the 7th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Losing one spot in the 50-lap affair, Erb recorded an eighth place finish. (Heath Lawson photos)

For two rounds of heat races on Friday night, Tyler passed four cars in his first heat to finish fourth before Mother Nature postponed the second round to Saturday afternoon. Jumping up one spot to place second behind Jonathan Davenport, Erb sat ninth overall in passing points.

Starting Saturday night’s $50,000-to-win Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 in ninth, Erb took advantage of a caution on lap-51 for debris to replace his two rear tires. After pulling back into the hot pit on lap 57, Tyler rebounded from the tail of the field to finish 15th.

Tyler is currently fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


August 8, 2020 - Tyler Erb Finishes Third in USA Nationals Opener
1Tyler Erb and the Best Performance team made the trip to Cedar Lake Speedway this week for the 33rd edition of the USA Nationals. (Jacy Norgaard Photo)

Erb was one of 46 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries for the event. On Thursday, Tyler timed in eighth in his qualifying group before racing to a 10-lap heat race victory. Drawing the second spot on the grid for the $6,000-to-win feature, Erb battled in the Top-5 throughout the 30-lapper before taking the checkers in third behind Brandon Overton and Jimmy Owens. Billy Moyer and Mike Marlar competed the Top-5.

On Friday night, preliminary action for the $50,000-to-win event was contested. Double heat races were held for the 45-car field were held and Tyler would race to a pair of second-place finishes. Via his dual performances he earned the most points in heat race action, which locked him into the pole dash.

After receiving the eighth position in the draw for the dash, Erb advanced one spot to finish seventh, which locked him into the seventh starting position for Saturday night's 100-lap finale.

For the majority of the $50,000-to-win, 100-lap finale Tyler raced in the Top-5 before a lap 85 tangle with Bobby Pierce, as the duo battled for the fifth position. Following an altercation on-track, World of Outlaws officials disqualified Erb from the event.

More information on these events can be found at www.WoOLMS.com.


August 1, 2020 - Mother Nature Postpones Hoosier Dirt Shootout Finale at Kokomo
1Wednesday night found Tyler Erb in action at La Salle Speedway (LaSalle, Ill.) for the 13th round of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour. In a field of 32 cars, Erb followed up the third fastest time in his qualifying group with a 10-lap heat race victory. Receiving the fourth-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main via the redraw, Tyler jumped up two spots in the 40-lapper to place second behind Brian Shirley with Dennis Erb Jr., Shannon Babb, and Chase Junghans rounding out the Top-5.

On Friday night Erb followed the World of Outlaws to Kokomo Speedway (Kokomo, Ind.) for the two-day Hoosier Dirt Shootout. Drawing 32 cars for the event in place of the Prairie Dirt Classic, Tyler posted the seventh fastest time in his group, which positioned him seventh on the starting grid for the $2,500-to-win preliminary feature. Blasting into the Top-5 late in the 25-lapper, Erb notched a fourth place finish behind Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Thornton Jr., and Chase Junghans with Mike Marlar coming in fifth. (Michael Boggs Photo)

With his fourth-place finish on Friday evening locking his spot into the $25,000-to-win Hoosier Dirt Shootout, Tyler was set to roll off eighth for the show. After Mother Nature postponed the 75-lapper to Sunday afternoon, continued rain overnight forced race officials to postpone the finale to a later date to be announced.

Full results from these events are available at www.DIRTcarSummerNationals.com and www.WoOLMS.com.


July 25, 2020 - Seventh Place Finish for Tyler Erb in Silver Dollar Nationals
1Tyler Erb returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Thursday afternoon at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) for the Dirt Track Bank Go 50. After grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race, the crew discovered mechanical issues, forcing Tyler to pull out his secondary ride for the $12,000-to-win A-Main. He was slated to roll off 13th but with his decision to change cars before the feature, he was sent to the tail. Gaining seven spots in the 50-lap affair, Erb recorded a 19th place outing.

On Friday night with two rounds of heat race setting the grid for Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals A-Main on Saturday, Erb passed six cars in his first round to register a third place finish. Scoring a third place finish in his second heat, Tyler sat in eighth overall in passing points.

Starting the $53,000-to-win A-Main in eighth, Erb slid ahead of Jimmy Owens for the lead on lap 44 and led the ensuing 20 circuits. With tire wear dropping him outside of the Top-5, Tyler hung on to a seventh place finish in the 101-lap affair. (Todd Boyd photo)

Tyler jumped up to fourth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from this event are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


July 19, 2020 - Tyler Erb Notches Second LOLMDS Win of the Season at Tri-City
1Tyler Erb picked up his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) win of the season on Friday night at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. (Josh James Artwork)

Erb was one of 39 LOLMDS Super Late Models on hand for the NAPA Know How 50. After qualifying fourth in his group of time trials, Tyler surged to a heat race win, positioning him third on the starting grid for the $12,000-to-win main event.

In the 50-lapper, Erb took the lead on lap 22 following a three-car battle with Kyle Strickler and Billy Moyer Jr. Erb quickly stretched his lead over Moyer Jr. as he went unchallenged to the checkers. Moyer Jr. finished second, followed by Jonathan Davenport, Shane Clanton, and Tyler Bruening.

The following night at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) for the Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, Erb secured his spot into the $20,000-to-win A-Main with a second place finish in his heat behind Kyle Strickler. Losing one position in the 100-lap affair, Tyler notched an eighth place outing.

On Sunday afternoon for the CMH Diamond Nationals, Tyler came one spot shy of a transfer position in his heat with a fifth place finish, sending him into the B-Main. Getting involved with a tangle that damaged his nose, Erb was forced pit side and had to rely on a provisional into the $12,000 finale. After rain delayed the main event more than two hours, Tyler Erb retired from the 50-lapper on lap 30 when he suffered a broken rear axle.

Tyler is fifth in the lastest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


July 14, 2020 - Erb Wires Hell Tour Field at Plymouth for Fifth Win of 2020
1Following the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Monday night, Tyler Erb was one of 27 cars on hand at 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) for the Truck Country 50. Coming in third in his heat race, Erb locked into the seventh-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Charging forward two spots in the 50-lap affair, Tyler scored a fifth-place finish behind Josh Richards, Jimmy Owens, Tim McCreadie, and Kyle Bronson.

On Tuesday night, Tyler rejoined the DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Plymouth Speedway (Plymouth, Ind.) for the fourth stop of the Hell Tour. In a field of 31 cars, Erb streaked to a 10-lap heat race victory, which positioned him second on the starting grid for the main event. Leading flag-to-flag in the 40-lapper, Tyler survived a late-race challenge from Brian Shirley to register his fifth win of the season over Shirley, Devin Moran, Jason Feger, and Kyle Bronson. Winning by 1.387 seconds, Erb pocketed $5,000. (Jim DenHamer photo)

Wednesday night's DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at LaSalle (Ill.) Speedway was nixed by Mother Nature.

Traveling to Spoon River Speedway in Banner, Ill. on Thursday night, Erb qualified fourth in his time trial group and went on to win his heat race. Starting third in the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Tyler ran as high as second at times before settling to a fifth-place finish behind Kent Robinson, Brian Shirley, Tyler Carpenter, and Billy Drake.

Tyler sits in fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com and  www.DIRTcarSummerNationals.com.


July 8, 2020 - Tyler Erb Bests Pierce for Hell Tour Opener Triumph
1Kicking off a busy stretch of events for the Best Performance Motorsports team, Tyler Erb picked up the win in Wednesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals opener at Brownstown (Ind.) Speedway. (Mark Schaeffer photo)

Erb drove the Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model to a $5,000 triumph.

Erb was one of 22 DIRTcar Late Models on hand at Brownstown Speedway for the Hoosier Dirt Classic. After setting the fast time in qualifying with a blistering lap of 13.568 seconds, Erb picked up a 10-lap heat race victory, which positioned him on the pole for the main event.

With Bobby Pierce jumping into the lead and setting the pace early, Tyler began closing in on the leader after a caution flew on lap 31. Overtaking Pierce on lap 36, Erb went on to pick up his fourth win of the season over Pierce, Mike Marlar, Allen Weisser, and Kyle Bronson.

“I knew I wasn’t very good running around the top like Bobby was, so I was better off to kind of float in the middle,” Erb said. “I finally figured out how to (exit) turn four with a little bit of a speed. … I was waiting for Bobby to move down. I honestly thought he might try to block.

“I think he just had his momentum built up so much there he couldn’t do it, and I just kept working him and working him. I didn’t see him (exiting turn) two, I believe, and I got pretty clear and I sailed her pretty hard into (turns) three and four and never saw him.”

Returning to action on Friday, the team headed to Florence Speedway (Union, Ky.) for the two-day General Tire Summer Sizzler Nationals. Drawing 33 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries for the two-day event, Tyler edged his way into the $12,000-to-win A-Main with the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race. Rolling off 13th the grid, Erb fell seven spots in the 50-lapper to place 20th.

Saturday night’s finale at Florence Speedway fell victim to Mother Nature.

Tyler is currently fourth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.DIRTcarSummerNationals.com and www.LucasDirt.com.


July 4, 2020 - Tyler Erb Gets First Lucas Oil Win of ‘20 at Muskingum
1Tyler Erb earned his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) win of the season on Friday night aboard the Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model. (Heath Lawson photo)

The $12,000 triumph came at Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, Ohio.

“I want to thank all of my crew. This deal is tough, it’s not easy. In all honestly, I think we have had a better year as far as being consistent than last year. We are going to keep digging, we want to get that orange spoiler before the end of the year.”

“This is almost one of my home tracks, I’ve stayed with Devin [Moran] several times. I have made many laps here with Donnie [Moran] to help me get better, but this is the first time I have turned competitive laps here. It seems like I’ve made 10 million laps here. I just want to thank the Moran family for everything they have done for me. This was my home shop for a while. This is just awesome,” said the 23-year-old Texas native.

To start the weekend, Erb visited Florence Speedway (Union, Ky.) on Thursday evening for the track’s season opener. In a field of 31 cars, Erb started the night off with a heat race victory, which positioned him fourth on the starting grid for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. After suffering a flat tire while running in second, Tyler charged from the tail of the field to place seventh in the closing laps.

The following night at Muskingum County Speedway for the LOLMDS-sanctioned Independence 50, Tyler laid down the fastest time in his group before coasting to a 10-lap heat race victory.

Sneaking ahead of race-long leader Jonathan Davenport in the final 10 laps amid lapped-traffic, Erb soared to his third overall win of the season over Devin Moran, Davenport, Tyler Carpenter, and Hudson O’Neal.

On Saturday evening at Portsmouth (Ohio) Raceway Park, Erb secured his spot into the $12,000-to-win finale with a second-place finish in his heat behind Jonathan Davenport. Falling short of a Top-10 finish in the 50-lap feature, Tyler slipped back to a 14th place outing.

Tyler has climbed to third in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.FlorenceSpeedway.com and www.LucasDirt.com.

June 27, 2020 - Erb Tallies Top-10 Finish in E-Z-GO 50 at Talladega Short Track
1Friday night found Tyler Erb in action at 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tenn.) for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) sanctioned Tennessee’s Action Track 50. Following a sixth place finish in his heat, Erb fell one spot shy of a transfer position in his B-Main with a fourth place finish. Earning a provisional into the opening night feature, Tyler passed 11 cars in the 50-lapper to place 12th. (Heath Lawson photo)

The following night at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Ala.) for the E-Z-GO 50, Tyler came one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a fifth place finish, sending him into the B-Main. Streaking to a 12-lap consolation victory, Erb locked into the 18th-starting position for the finale. With $12,000 on the line, Tyler Erb gained nine spots to register a ninth place finish.

Tyler remains fourth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events, the latest Series standings, and more on upcoming events, please visit: www.LucasDirt.com.


June 20, 2020 - Trio of Top-5 Finishes for Tyler Erb in Clash at the Mag
1Tyler Erb drove the Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model to a trio of Top-5 finishes over the weekend. (Heath Lawson photo)

Amid the Lucas Oil Late Model Series (LOLMDS) invasion of Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Miss.) for the General Tire Clash at the Mag – Presented by Big River Steel, Erb recorded two fifth-place finishes and one podium performance.

“On one hand I’m bummed because I feel like we let some wins get away from us this weekend, but on the other hand, we were really consistent and that’s a definite plus,” Erb said. “This Series is tough; consistency is key with this competition; the wins will come.”

Kicking off the three-day event on Thursday night, Erb was one of 55 entrants for the $5,000-to-win preliminary program. Following the fifth fastest lap in his time trial group, Erb streaked to a 10-lap heat race victory, which positioned him third on the starting grid for the feature. Slipping two spots in the 25-lap affair, Tyler notched a fifth-place finish behind Bobby Pierce, Jimmy Owens, Ross Bailes, and Shane Clanton.

On Friday afternoon for another $5,000-to-win preliminary feature, Tyler topped the speed charts in his qualifying group before picking up a 10-lap heat race victory. Unable to close the distance on red-hot Jimmy Owens in the 25-lap feature, Erb posted a third-place finish behind Owens and Josh Richards. Frank Heckenast Jr. and Michael Page rounded out the Top-5.

For the final round of the Clash at the Mag on Saturday evening, Erb’s preliminary performances locked him into the second-starting position for the $15,000-to-win finale alongside Jimmy Owens. After sliding ahead of Owens on lap 16 to assume command of the top spot for two circuits, Tyler faded late in the 100-lapper to place fifth behind Owens, Shane Clanton, Josh Richards, and Bobby Pierce.

Tyler remains in fourth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events, the latest Series standings, and more on upcoming events, please visit:  www.LucasDirt.com.


June 13, 2020 - Pair of Top 10 Finishes in Lucas Oil Action
1On Friday night Tyler Erb followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) to Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, S.C.) for the 22nd annual Grassy Smith Memorial. With 37 cars on hand, Erb fell one spot short of a transfer position in his heat with a fifth place finish, transferring him into the B-Main. Streaking to a 12-lap consolation victory, Tyler locked into the 17th-starting position for the main event. With $12,000 on the line, Erb improved nine spots in the 50-lapper to register an eighth place finish. (Heath Lawson photo)

The following night at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tenn.) for the Mountain Moonshine Classic, Tyler came in fifth in his heat before picking up a B-Main win. Earning the 18th-starting position for the $15,000-to-win finale, Erb passed nine cars in the 60-lap affair to register a ninth place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

Tyler has climbed to fourth in the lastest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


June 6, 2020 - 11th Place Finish in Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational Opener
1Tyler Erb was one of 48 Late Models invited to Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) on Thursday evening for the Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational, which replaced the 26th Annual Dirt Late Model Dream that was postponed to 2021. (Zach Yost Racing Photography)

Grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race, Erb locked into the 16th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win preliminary feature. Coming one spot shy of a Top-10 finish, Tyler advanced through the field five spots to register an 11th place outing.

On Friday evening for another $10,000-to-win preliminary program, Tyler posted a seventh place finish in his heat, sending him into the B-Main. Needing a third place finish or better to make the show, Erb fell two spots short with a fifth place finish.

With preliminary points determining the starting lineups for heat races on Saturday afternoon, Tyler gained three spots in his heat race to register a third place finish. Earning the ninth-starting position for the $50,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Stream Invitational, Erb broke into the Top-5 early and began challenging for a podium spot by the eighth lap. After getting slammed into by another competitor on lap 26, Tyler began fading following a restart on lap-29. Suffering a shredded right-rear tire in the final laps, Tyler Erb salvaged a 15th place outing in the 67-lap affair.

Full results from these events are available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com.


May 27, 2020 - Lucas Oil Reopeing Tour Continues at East Bay; Another Runner-Up Finish for Erb
1Tyler Erb and the Best Performance Motorsports team followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Reopening Tour to East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Fla.) this week. (Heath Lawson photo)

After qualifying fifth in his time trial group, Erb streaked to a second-place finish in his heat race behind Brandon Overton to lock into Monday's $7,000-to-win feature. Starting the 40-lapper in sixth, Tyler battled amongst the Top-5 throughout the race before crossing the finish line in fifth behind race winner Jonathan Davenport, Shane Clanton, Tim McCreadie, and Jimmy Owens.

On Wednesday, Tyler started the night with a third-place finish in his heat race, which positioned him in the 11th-starting spot on the feature grid. The main event saw Erb mounting a strong run into the Top-10 before suffering a flag right rear tire just past the halfway mark. Tyler was able to return to the race but would ultimately retire to a 23rd-place finish in the final rundown.

The final night of the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour at East Bay Raceway Park on Saturday started with Erb timing in fourth in his qualifying group. He later won his heat race to lock into the third-starting spot for the 40-lap feature. Erb quickly moved from his second row starting spot to take the lead on the opening lap.

Erb then battled through lapped traffic, opening up some distance between himself and the second and third-place runners, Mason Zeigler and Brandon Overton. Overton got by Zeigler in the closing laps and caught up with Erb on the final circuit. As the two raced to the checkers, Overton narrowly edged Erb at the finish line to take the win. With Erb settling for second, Zeigler, Jimmy Owens, and Devin Moran completed the Top-5 finishers.

Tyler currently tied for fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from this event and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


May 21, 2020 - Tyler Erb Lands Podium Finish in Second Round of Reopening Tour
1Tyler Erb was one of 43 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) entries on hand at Golden Isles Speedway (Brunswick, Ga.) on Tuesday evening to kickoff the Lucas Oil Reopening Tour. (Heath Lawson photo)

With the field split into two separate groups for qualifying, Tyler laid down the sixth fastest time in his group before placing third in his heat. Starting the $7,000-to-win A-Main in 13th, Erb advanced forward six spots in the 40-lapper to register a seventh-place finish.

For the second round of the Optima Batteries Golden Isles Nationals on Wednesday night, Erb secured his spot into the main event with a second-place finish in his heat behind Jimmy Owens.

With Devin Moran setting the pace early, Tyler rocketed into the Top-5 by the third lap and slid ahead of Tyler Bruening a few laps later for fourth. After major contact between the front runners on lap 30, Erb charged up to a second-place finish behind race winner, Kyle Bronson. Jimmy Owens, Shane Clanton, and Tim McCreadie rounded out the Top-5.

Thursday's finale at Golden Isles Speedway saw Erb start the night with a fourth-place finish in his heat race, earning him the 15th starting spot on the grid for the $7,000-to-win feature. Tyler had begun his march to the front when he was involved in a larger pile-up on lap 10 of the 40-lap main event. After seeking the attention of the BPM crew in the hot pits, Erb returned to the race and salvaged a 17th place finish.

Tyler currently sits in fifth in the latest LOLMDS point standings. Full results from this event and the latest standings are available at www.LucasDirt.com.


May 15, 2020 - Tyler Erb Enters Magnolia Motor Speedway's Mayhem 40
1After Mother Nature pushed the event back a day, Tyler Erb returned to action on Friday night at Mississippi's Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus) for the $5,000-to-win, Magnolia Mayhem 40. (Second String Photos)

With drivers eager to return to racing, the event drew a stout field of 41 entries to the 3/8-mile oval. After struggling in Time Trials, Erb fell just short of a transfer position in his Heat race, sending him to a B-Main. Placing second in the B-Main earned Tyler the 20th starting position on the feature grid.

Advancing five spots in the 40-lap main event, Erb recorded a 15th place finish in the final rundown.

For more results from the event, please visit www.MagnoliaDirt.com.


May 9, 2020 - Seventh-Place Finish in DirtonDirt.com Shootout at I-55
1Saturday night found Tyler Erb in action at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, piloting his Best Performance Motorsports No. 1 Super Late Model in the Karl Chevrolet 50.

In a stout field of 60 entires, Tyler laid down the 13th fastest time in his qualifying group before placing third in his heat race. After starting the $7,000-to-win A-Main in 15th, Tyler advanced eight spots in the 50-lap affair to register a seventh-place finish. (Josh James Artwork)

Full results from this event are available at www.FederatedAutoPartsRaceway.com.

With the mid-week events scheduled for Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Missouri) falling victim to Mother Nature, the team is slated to return to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on May 15-16 for a dourbleheader with the World of Outlaws (WoO) Morton Buildings Late Model Series. More information on these events can be found at www.WoOLMS.com.

May 4, 2020 - Tyler Erb Records a Trio of Top 10 Finishes in Carolina Tripleheader
1With several precautionary measures in place to bring the event to fruition during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Tyler Erb invaded Tri-County Racetrack (Brasstown, North Carolina) on Thursday night for the Schaeffer Oil Tarheel Invitational. With 25 cars on hand, Erb followed up the 12th fastest lap in time trials with a second-place finish in his heat behind Shanon Buckingham. Starting the $4,000-to-win A-Main in 10th, Tyler improved four spots to register a sixth-place finish. (Richard Barnes photo)

The following night at Lancaster Speedway (Lancaster, South Carolina) for the Lancaster Lidlifter, Tyler secured his spot into the $5,000-to-win A-Main with a second-place finish in his heat behind Chris Madden. Coming one spot shy of a Top-5 finish in the feature, Erb improved seven positions in the 40-lap affair to place sixth.

On Saturday evening at Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, South Carolina) for the inaugural Palmetto Invitational, Erb posted a sixth-place finish in his heat before coming in second in his B-Main behind Michael Brown. With $10,000 on the line in the feature, Tyler Erb passed 11 cars in the 60-lapper to come home ninth.

Full results from these events are available at www.TriCountyRacetrack.net, www.LancasterSuperSpeedway.com, and www.CherokeeSpeedwaySC.com.

February 11, 2020 - Tyler Erb Fifth in Lucas Oil Standings Post Speedweeks
1Tyler Erb recently kicked off a new Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season in his Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model. (Heath Lawson photo)

“It wasn’t the Speedweeks we’d hoped for, but by no means was it a bad start to the year,” Erb commented. “The competition on this tour is tough. Consistency is the key to a successful year. I know that if we continue to run consistent, wins and a championship will come.”

During the course of the ten-day affair, Erb and the Best Performance Motorsports team entered in a total of eight events with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The team registered four Top-5 outings along the away, including two podiums, and one tenth-place finish.

Erb’s top performances during the Georgia-Florida Speedweeks came at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Fla.) during the 44th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals. <Read More>

February 9, 2020 - Erb Has Consistent Start to Lucas Oil Season
1 The 44th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Fla.) continued on Friday. (Heath Lawson photo)

On Friday night, Tyler laid down the fastest time overall in qualifying before picking up a heat race victory. Starting on the pole for the $12,000-to-win A-Main, Erb dropped three spots to register a fourth-place finish behind Mason Zeigler, Kyle Bronson, and Brandon Sheppard with Jonathan Davenport coming in fifth.

Wrapping up the 44th annual Wrisco Winternationals on Saturday, Erb secured his spot into the $12,000-to-win finale with a second-place finish in his heat race behind Billy Moyer Jr. Passing five cars in the 50-lap feature, Tyler notched a third-place finish behind Brandon Sheppard and Devin Moran with Brian Shirley and Shane Clanton completing the Top-5 finishers.

Concluding the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Speedweeks on Sunday afternoon, Tyler made the trek to All-Tech Raceway (Lake City, Fla.) for the $10,000-to-win Winter Nationals. Grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race, Erb locked into the 16th-starting position for the main event. Gaining two spots, Tyler Erb registered a 14th place outing.

Tyler currently sits in fifth in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point standings after the final round of the Georgia-Florida Speedweeks. Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com.

February 6, 2020 - Podium Finish for Tyler Erb in East Bay Opener
1 Tyler Erb followed the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) to East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Fla.) on Monday to kick off the 44th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals. (Heath Lawson photo)

Drawing a stout field of 62 entries to start the six-day event, Tyler followed up the fourth fastest lap in his time trial group with the third and final transfer spot in his heat race. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in 13th, Erb blasted into the Top-5 early and began challenging Kyle Bronson for the lead. After sliding ahead of Devin Moran for the top spot on lap 21, Erb settled with a third-place finish behind Moran and Bronson with Jonathan Davenport and Chris Garnes completing the Top-5 finishers.

On Tuesday, Erb started the night off by driving his Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model to a heat race victory, positioning him fourth on the starting grid for the A-Main. With another $5,000 payday on the line, Tyler suffered a flat tire on lap 24 that dropped him back to a 21st place outing.

The following night, Tyler placed sixth in his heat race, transferring him into the B-Main. Sending only the race winner into the $7,000-to-win A-Main, Erb fell short with a sixth-place finish, forcing him to rely on a series provisional to lock into the show. Wheeling his way into the Top-5, Tyler Erb passed 18 cars in the 40-lap affair to place 4th behind Tim McCreadie, Brandon Overton, and Brandon Sheppard with Brian Shirley coming in fifth.

For the fourth round of the Winternationals on Thursday evening, Erb followed up the fifth fastest lap in his time trial group with a second-place finish in his heat race behind Kyle Bronson. After visiting the hot pit during the middle stages of the 40-lapper, Tyler battled back to a tenth-place finish.

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

February 1, 2020 - Tyler Erb Kicks Off Lucas Oil Season at Golden Isles
1 Tyler Erb returned to the season of the Industrial Resourcing Group No. 1 Best Performance Motorsports/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model over the weekend. (Zach Yost photo)

He was scheduled to compete in a pair of events at Golden Isles Speedway (Brunswick, Georgia) to kickstart the 2020 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) campaign. Unfortunately, Friday night's program was nixed after Hot Laps by persistent rain.

Saturday evening's portion of the Super Bowl of Racing would go as scheduled, with forty-five drivers registered for the event. A mechanical failure in Time Trials would put the team behind the 8-Ball to start the night. After only managing a 10th place finish in his heat race, Tyler charged from 12th to finish fourth in his B-Main, just one spot short of a transfer into the $12,000-to-win main event.

Utilizing a series provisional to start 23rd in the 50-lap finale, Erb battled his way through the field, advancing 12 positions en route to an 11th place finish in the final running order.

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