December 11, 2020 - In a year that saw numerous events cancelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, Shane Clanton competed in a total of 68 races behind the wheel of the Skyline Motorsports No. 25 Late Model. He amassed one win, 18 Top-5 finishes, and 33 Top-10 outings. In his first year on tour with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS), Clanton finished in sixth in the final point standings.

His 2021 season will kick off on January 14th with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series at Volusia Speedway Park (Barberville, Fla.) for the inaugural Sunshine Nationals.

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1November 21, 2020 - Shane Clanton was one of 33 Schaeffer’s Fall Nationals entries on hand at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) on Saturday night for the Billy Clanton Classic; the event honoring his late father. After topping the speed charts in time trials, Clanton cruised to a heat race victory, which positioned him on the pole for the $10,000-to-win A-Main. Blasting ahead of Chris Madden on the opening lap to assume command of the lead, Shane led the next 12 circuits until Madden snuck past. He remained in a podium spot for the next 20 circuits when a multiple car tangle sent him pitside with substantial damage to his No. 25 Late Model.

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

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November 14, 2020 - Friday night found Shane Clanton in action at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Miss.) for the Cotton Pickin’ 100 weekend. Drawing 34 Late Models for the two-day event, Shane came in fifth fastest in his time trial group before placing third in his heat. With $4,000 on the line in the feature, Clanton clawed forward three spots in the 30-lap affair to register a sixth-place finish. (Robert Holman photo | DirtonDirt.com)

1On Saturday afternoon, Clanton followed up the second fastest time in his qualifying group with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Morgan Bagley. Starting the $12,000-to-win A-Main in seventh, Shane was the first retiree from the 70-lapper on the sixth lap.

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

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1November 4, 2020 - With Covid-19 restrictions postponing the Can-Am World Finals to 2021, Shane Clanton was one of 55 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries on hand at the Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, N.C.) on Wednesday afternoon for the Last Call. Recording a fifth place finish in his heat race, Clanton transferred into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature. Locking in the Top 2, Shane fell short with an eighth place outing.

He was one of five cars that packed up on Wednesday and headed home.

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

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1October 22, 2020 - Behind the wheel of his Super K Express No. 25 Late Model, Shane Clanton visited Tri-County Racetrack (Brasstown, N.C.) on Thursday night for the rescheduled FK Rod Ends Tar Heel 50. In a field of 26 Schaeffer’s Fall Nationals series entries, Shane followed up the third fastest time in his qualifying group with a second place finish in the Dash behind Brandon Overton. Rolling off on the front row, Clanton blasted ahead of polesitter Overton early and set a comfortable pace until lapped-traffic became a factor. After disposing several slower cars, Shane slipped over the cushion late in the 53-lapper while trying to pass a lap car that allowed Overton to sneak by. Hanging onto a podium finish in the final nine circuits, Clanton notched a runner-up finish behind Overton with Dale McDowell, Ricky Weiss, and Donald McIntosh rounding out the Top-5.

His fathers memorial race at Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Ga.) on Saturday night was postponed to Nov. 21st.

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

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1October 17, 2020 - Shane Clanton invaded Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) on Friday night to wrap up the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) with the 40th annual General Tire Dirt Track World Championship. Drawing a stout field of 63 cars, Clanton timed in second fastest in his qualifying group before pulling off early on lap 12 of his heat with what he thought was a flat tire until a visit to the infield proved otherwise.

With a provisional already secured into the $100,000-to-win Dirt Track World Championship on Saturday, Shane ran two laps of his consolation event before retiring early. Starting the final in 26th, Clanton marched forward 12 spots in the 100-lap affair to register a 14th place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

Shane finished sixth in the final LOLMDS point standings.

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