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October 16, 2021 - Fourth-place finish in MLRA finale; finishes second in points race
1With Mother Nature nixing Friday’s opener, Garrett Alberson returned with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) on Saturday at Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Ill.) for the series finale. After topping the 25-car field in time trials, Alberson posted a second-place finish in his heat race, which came behind Jeff Herzog. Earning the fourth-starting position for the $7,000-to-win finale, Garrett ran a steady pace throughout the 50-lapper to register a fourth-place finish. He trailed Brian Shirley, Frank Heckenast Jr., and Gordy Gundaker to the checkers with Tony Jackson Jr. coming in fifth. (Todd Boyd photo)

Garrett finished in second in the final MLRA point standings.

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

October 9, 2021 - Alberson notches Top-10 finish in FALS Frenzy at Fairbury
1After Mother Nature reduced the event into a one-day show, Garrett Alberson was one of 42 Late Models entered at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) on Saturday afternoon for the FALS Frenzy. With a second-place finish in his heat race lining him up eighth on the starting grid for the $15,000-to-win A-Main, Garrett improved one spot in the 50-lapper to register a seventh-place finish. (Ryan Roberts photo)

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

October 1, 2021 - Garrett Alberson wins Harvest Hustler opener at Sycamore, collects $7,000
1Garrett Alberson picked up his second Lucas Oil MLRA victory of the year on Friday night aboard the Ken & Beth Roberts-owned No. 59 Nutrien Ag Solutions/ Roemer Machine & Welding/ Black Diamond Chassis / Clements Racing Engine Super Late Model. (Mike Ruefer photo)

The victory, which came at Sycamore Speedway, was worth $7,000 and marked his third overall of the season.

“There’s something about that place (Sycamore Speedway) that just fits my driving style. We won a race here last year, and we got another one on Friday night,” Alberson said. “I can’t say enough about this great Roberts Motorsports team, and all of our supporters, who make it possible.”

Friday night found Garrett Alberson in action at Sycamore Speedway (Maple Park, Ill.), where he was kicking off the opening round of a scheduled doubleheader weekend with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA).

Drawing 30 cars for the Harvest Hustle opener, Garrett qualified fastest in his group before picking up an eight-lap heat race victory. Starting the feature in the second position, Alberson followed closely behind Mike Spatola until he made his move for the lead in the second half of the race. Sliding ahead of Spatola with 15 circuits remaining, Garrett charged to his second-career Lucas Oil MLRA triumph and third win of his 2021 campaign. He finished ahead of Spatola, Mike Mataragas, Taylor Scheffler, and Mike Provenzano to claim $7,000.

Saturday’s doubleheader finale was nixed by steady rain and an unfavorable forecast.

Garrett sits in second in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. Full results from this event are available at www.MLRARacing.com.

September 25, 2021 - Top-5 finish in MARS finale at Spoon River Speedway
1With Friday’s opener falling to Mother Nature shortly after heat races wrapped up, Garrett Alberson returned to Spoon River Speedway (Banner, Ill.) on Saturday evening for the MARS Racing Series season finale. With preliminary results placing Alberson fourth on the starting grid for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Garrett held his spot for all 40 laps to finish fourth. He followed Bobby Pierce, Ryan Unzicker, and Brian Shirley to the checkers with Kolby Vandenbergh coming in fifth. (Heath Lawson photo)

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


September 18, 2021 - Alberson attends Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway
1Monday night found Garrett Alberson in action at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) for the second annual One for the Road. Drawing 31 Castrol FloRacing Night in America series entries, Alberson laid down the seventh quickest lap in time trials before placing second in his heat race. Starting the $15,000-to-win A-Main in fourth, Garrett wrestled away the lead from Kyle Larson on the 14th lap and led the ensuing six circuits. After a missing mud-plug forced him to pit on lap 27, Alberson salvaged a 15th-place outing in the 50-lap affair. (Josh James Artwork)

1On Thursday, the Roberts Motorsports team trekked to Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa) for the 17th annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Brandt. In a field of 48 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) competitors, Garrett’s second-place finish in his heat race pinned him 17th on the starting grid for the preliminary feature. With $7,000 on the line, Alberson dropped three spots in in the 25-lapper to finish 20th.

1For another round of preliminary features on Friday, Garrett’s sixth-place finish in his heat race relegated him into the B-Main. Needing to place third or better, Alberson logged a 12th-place outing. (Heath Lawson photo)

With preliminary results from Thursday and Friday sending Alberson into a B-Main for another shot at the $50,000-to-win Knoxville Nationals, Garrett posted a second-place finish, which positioned him 28th on the starting grid for the finale. Gaining eight spots in the 100-lap affair, Garrett Alberson recorded a 20th-place finish.

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

August 28, 2021 - Garrett Alberson marches to third-place finish at FALS
1With the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) doubleheader weekend rained out, Garrett Alberson traveled to Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) on Saturday for the MARS Racing Series-sanctioned FALS Super Nationals. In a field of 29 cars, Garrett secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win A-Main with the fifth-and-final transfer spot in his heat. Advancing into the Top-5, Alberson marched forward 12 spots in the 50-lapper to register a third-place finish. He followed Bobby Pierce and McKay Wenger across the line with Ryan Unzicker and Tanner English rounding out the Top-5. (Josh James Artwork)

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


August 28, 2021 - Alberson uninjured in violent roll at Davenport Speedway
1Garrett Alberson visited Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) on Thursday afternoon to compete with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series for the three-day Quad Cities 150 presented by Hoker Trucking. With 38 Late Models entered, Alberson edged his way into the preliminary feature with a 10-lap consolation victory. Starting in 18th, Garrett gained one spot in the 40-lapper to finish 17th. (Mike Ruefer photo)

1For another $10,000-to-win preliminary feature on Friday, Garrett came in fifth in his heat before grabbing the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his B-Main. Improving five spots in the 40-lap affair, Alberson reeled in a 19th-place finish.

On Saturday after a penalization for missing a mandatory autograph session dropped him to the tail of his heat, Alberson recorded a fifth-place finish, sending him into the B-Main. Scoring a runner-up finish behind Nick Hoffman, Garrett locked into the 20th-starting position for the $30,000 Quad Cities 150. Going for a ride early in the race, Alberson flipped violently in turns one and two on the 10th lap but was able to walk away uninjured.

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

August 14, 2021 - Pair of fourth-place finishes at Highland and Lake Ozark
1With Friday’s opener at Lake Ozark Speedway (Eldon, Mo.) rained out, Garrett Alberson and Roberts Motorsports called an audibled and traveled to Highland Speedway (Highland, Ill.) on Friday night for the DIRTcar Summer Nationals event. Drawing 26 cars for the Hell Tour event rescheduled from July 10, Garrett followed up the third fastest time overall with a heat race win. Starting the $10,000-to-win A-Main in third, Alberson dropped one spot in the 50-lap affair to finish fourth. He followed Brandon Sheppard, Bobby Pierce, and Tanner English across the line with Ashton Winger coming in fifth.

1Joining the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) on Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway for the Battle at the Beach, Alberson’s runner-up finish in his heat race positioned him sixth on the starting grid for the feature. With $7,000 on the line, Garrett gained two positions to register a fourth-place finish. He took the checkers behind Payton Looney, Billy Moyer, and Chad Simpson with Tony Jackson Jr. rounding out the Top-5. (Mike Musslin photo)

Garrett remains in second in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.DIRTcarSummerNationals.com and www.MLRARacing.com.

August 7, 2021 - Alberson makes both USA Nationals features at Cedar Lake
1Garrett Alberson and Roberts Motorsports trekked to Cedar Lake Speedway (New Richmond, Wis.) on Thursday afternoon as their team was one of 13 FANS Fund invitees for the 34th annual USA Nationals weekend. Drawing 49 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries, Alberson edged his way into the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature with third-and-final transfer spot in his heat race. Shortly after all six heats were finished, persistent rain postponed the feature to Friday. (Todd Boyd photo)

Starting in 15th, Garrett dropped two spots in the 30-lap affair to finish 17th.

1Later Friday evening for a pair of heat races and the FANS Fund Dash, Alberson followed up a fifth-place finish in his first round with a second-place finish. With the top 16 in passing points getting locked into the main event on Saturday, Garrett was in ninth overall.

He also raced in the $2,500-to-win Kyle Koch Memorial FANS Fund dash on Friday where he finished second, following Mark Whitener across the line.

On Saturday night rolling off ninth for the $50,000-to-win USA Nationals, Garrett faded seven spots in the 100-lapper to record a 16th-place outing.

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

July 31, 2021 - Top-5 finish in Hoker 50 at Davenport Speedway
1Tuesday night found Roberts Motorsports pilot Garrett Alberson in action at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) to do battle with the MARS Racing Series for the Hoker 50. In a field of 22 cars, Garrett recorded a fourth-place finish in his heat, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the feature. With $10,000 on the line, Alberson passed six cars in the 50-lapper to register a fifth-place finish. He followed Hudson O’Neal, Brandon Overton, Bobby Pierce, and Brian Shirley across the line.

1On Friday, Alberson and crew headed to Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) to compete in a stout field of 74 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries for the 31st annual Prairie Dirt Classic weekend. With the massive field split into two groups for time trials, Garrett’s 30th fastest qualifying effort locked him into the 15th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win preliminary feature. Needing to place fourth or better to make the finale on Saturday, Alberson logged an 11th-place outing. (Josh James Artwork)

1Transferring into a B-Main on Saturday, Garrett advanced through the field seven spots in the 20-lapper to grab the second-and-final transfer spot. Starting the $50,000-to-win Prairie Dirt Classic in 21st, Alberson suffered a mechanical issue in the final 30 circuits while running in 15th that ended his night immediately.

Full results from these events are available at www.MARSRacingSeries.com and www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

July 17, 2021 - Charging Alberson faces bad luck at Lucas Oil Speedway
1After the first two events of his three-race stretch were rained out, Garrett Alberson headed to Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) on Saturday for the 15th annual CMH Diamond Nationals. With 34 cars on hand for the event co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) and the Lucas Oil MLRA, Garrett posted a fifth-place finish in his heat before picking up a consolation victory. Earning the 18th-starting position for the $15,000-to-win A-Main, Alberson advanced forward early and was closing in on a top-five run when he got collected behind a spun-out car. He began charging from the tail when damage from his tangle earlier in the race folded his nose under. (Heath Lawson photo)

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

July 9, 2021 - Garrett Alberson scores podium finish at Farmer City Raceway
1On Wednesday afternoon Garrett Alberson returned with the DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Spoon River Speedway (Banner, Ill.) to compete with a field of 32 cars. After topping his time trial group, Alberson streaked a heat race victory, sending him into the redraw. Receiving pole position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Garrett ran up front for the first 15 laps but began fading back and eventually pulled off on lap 24. (Todd Battin photo)

1After a scheduled off day on Thursday, Garrett followed the Hell Tour to Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Ill.) on Friday evening for the $10,000 top prize. In a stout field of 41 Late Models, Alberson received the second-starting for the main event after a heat win promoted him into the redraw. He ran second in the early stages before setting in third where he finished. He followed Shannon Babb and McKay Wenger across the line with Brian Shirley and Joe Godsey rounding out the Top-5.

Saturday’s FAS Cup event at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) fell victim to Mother Nature.

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

July 3, 2021 - Alberson grabs first career Lucas Oil MLRA triumph at 34 Raceway
1Garrett Alberson scored another career first on Saturday night. He piloted the Ken & Beth Roberts-owned No. 59 Nutrien Ag Solutions/ Roemer Machine & Welding/ Black Diamond Chassis Super Late Model to his first-ever Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) victory. (Mike Ruefer photo)

His maiden trip to the Winner’s Circle with the tour came at Iowa’s 34 Raceway and was worth $5,000.

“Man, what a big win for our team, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say that things were pretty intense late in the race. I was having such a hard time getting around the 76 car there, and I needed to make speed because my car was getting kind of flat feeling,” Alberson said of the race’s late stages, while proudly standing in Victory Lane. “I saw him (Jeremiah Hurst) down there and I told myself, ‘These have got to be the best five laps of your life right here.’ What an awesome run. We have been working for this for a long time and been getting really close. It just feels awesome.”

Kicking off his extended holiday weekend of racing action, Garrett Alberson entered the DIRTcar Summer Nationals program on Thursday afternoon at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa). With a stacked field of 35 Late Models on hand, Garrett posted a third-place finish in his heat, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. After running in the Top-10 for the first half of the race, Alberson suffered a flat right-rear tire while running in seventh that forced him to retire on lap 27.

1The following night at 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) for the Lucas Oil MLRA sanctioned contest, Alberson qualified 10th fastest in his group before placing fourth in his heat race. With $5,000 on the line in the 40-lap feature, Garrett diced through the field seven spots to register a third-place finish. He trailed Billy Moyer Jr. and Jesse Stovall to the checkers with Mason Oberkramer and Chris Simpson rounding out the Top-5.

1For the weekend finale on Saturday afternoon at 34 Raceway (Burlington, Iowa), Garrett gained three spots in his heat race to pick up the eight-lap victory. Holding off his Roberts Racing teammate Jeremiah Hurst’s late-race charge, Alberson raced to his first -career Lucas Oil MLRA triumph, which came over Hurst, Billy Moyer Jr., Tad Pospsil, and Tony Jackson Jr. He earned $5,000 for his second win of the season. (Brendon Bauman photo)

With his weekend performances, Garrett climbed to second in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA standings.

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

June 23, 2021 - Garrett Alberson notches second-place finish in Summer Nationals debut at La Salle
1Wednesday night found Roberts Racing pilot Garrett Alberson in action at La Salle Speedway (LaSalle, Ill.) to make his debut with the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. In a field of 35 cars, Alberson laid down the fastest time in his group before picking up a heat race victory. Rolling off on the front row for the feature, Garrett held a steady pace in the 40-lapper, scoring a runner-up finish behind race-long pacesetter Brian Shirley. Ryan Unzicker, Billy Moyer Jr., and Chris Simpson completed the Top-5 finishers. (Jim DenHamer photo)

The Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) doubleheader at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.) scheduled for Friday and Saturday was rained out.

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

June 19, 2021 - Alberson races to runner-up finish in Freedom Classic opener at Salina
1Garrett Alberson invaded Salina Highbanks Speedway (Salina, Okla.) on Friday afternoon to return with the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) for the two-day Freedom Classic. Following the third fastest time in qualifying, Garrett dropped two spots in his heat race to finish fourth. With $3,000 on the line in the opening night feature, Alberson passed five cars in the 30-lap affair to register a runner-up finish, trailing Tony Jackson Jr. to the checkers. Jeremiah Hurst, Daniel Hilsabeck, and Justin Duty rounded out the Top-5. (Todd Boyd photo)

1On Saturday evening, Alberson clocked in third fastest overall before picking up an eight-lap heat race victory. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in third, Garrett ran into engine issues in the early stages of the 40-lapper that saw him pull off on lap 14.

Garrett sits in second in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.MLRARacing.com.

June 3, 2021 - Fourth-place finish in Lucas Oil MLRA stop at Maquoketa Speedway
1On Thursday afternoon Garrett Alberson was one of 17 Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) entries on hand at Maquoketa Speedway (Maquoketa, Iowa) for the weekend opener. With a fourth-place finish in his heat race positioning him eighth on the starting grid for the opening night feature, Garrett gained four spots in the 40-lapper to register a fourth-place finish. He trailed Tony Jackson Jr., Chris Simpson, and Jeremiah Hurst to the checkers with Chad Simpson coming in fifth. (Mike Ruefer photo)

1The following night at Mississippi Thunder Speedway (Fountain City, Wis.) for the River City Rumble, Alberson secured his spot into the $10,000-to-win A-Main with a 10-lap heat race victory. Fading outside the Top-10, Garrett dropped eight spots to finish 12th.

To wrap up the weekend on Saturday at Deer Creek Speedway (Spring Valley, Minn.), Garrett came in second in his heat race behind Blair Nothdurft, which pinned him fourth on the starting grid for the finale. With $4,000 on the line, Alberson held his spot for all 40 laps to place fourth. He followed Chris Simpson, Jordan Yaggy, and Earl Pearson JR. across the line with Chad Mahder coming in fifth.

Garrett remains in second in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.MLRARacing.com.

May 29, 2021 - Alberson finishes 12th in Tribute to Don & Billie Gibson at Wheatland
1With Mother Nature shifting Thursday’s opener to Friday afternoon, Garrett Alberson kicked off his Memorial Day weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) on Friday for the Cowboy Classic. Drawing 58 Late Models for the event co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) and the Lucas Oil MLRA, Garrett posted a seventh-place finish in his heat race, transferring him into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature. Locking in the Top 2, Alberson fell short with a fourth-place outing.

1Later Friday evening for the Tribute to Don & Billie Gibson, Alberson followed up a fourth-place finish in his heat with a 10-lap consolation victory. Starting the $6,000-to-win preliminary feature in 20th, Garrett marched forward eight spots in the 40-lapper to finish 12th. (Heath Lawson photo)

After coming one spot shy of a transfer position in his B-Main on Saturday with a third-place finish, Garrett was granted a Lucas Oil MLRA provisional into the $30,000-to-win Show-Me 100. Rolling off 27th, Alberson improved eight spots in the 100-lap affair to register a 19th-place outing.

Full results from these events are available at www.LucasDirt.com and www.MLRARacing.com.

May 21, 2021 - 14th-place finish in Lucas Oil event at 300 Raceway
1Garrett Alberson traveled to 300 Raceway (Farley, Iowa) on Friday afternoon to pilot the Roberts Motorsports No. 59 Late Model for the Truck Country 50. With 28 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series entries on hand, Alberson locked his spot into the $12,000-to-win A-Main with a fourth-place finish in his heat race. Starting the feature in 14th, Garrett held his spot for the entire distance of the 50-lapper to finish 14th. (Heath Lawson photo)

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

May 14, 2021 - Garrett Alberson notches fourth-place finish at Davenport Speedway
1Friday night saw Garrett Alberson return with the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) for the $3,000 prize. Following a sixth-place finish in his heat race, Garrett edged his way into the opening night feature with the third-and-final transfer spot in his B-Main. Wheeling his way into the Top-5, Alberson advanced through the field 18 spots in the 30-lapper to register a fourth-place finish. He trailed Ricky Thornton Jr., Tony Toste, and Tony Jackson Jr. to the checkers with Jeremiah Hurst coming in fifth. (Mike Ruefer photo)

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

Garrett has climbed to second in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. Full results from this event are available at www.MLRARacing.com.

May 8, 2021 - Alberson wins $12,000 Thaw Brawl finale at La Salle Speedway
1Behind the wheel of the Roemer Machine & Welding No. 59 Late Model, Robert Motorsports pilot Garrett Alberson invaded La Salle Speedway (LaSalle, Ill.) on Friday afternoon for the 10th annual Thaw Brawl. With 23 MARS Racing Series entries entered, Garrett was collected in a wreck in his heat that dropped him back to fifth. With $3,000 on the line in the feature, Alberson worked his way up to a seventh-place finish.

1After topping the 17-car field on Saturday afternoon, Alberson came in third in his heat race, which positioned him third on the starting grid for the main event. Sneaking past race-long pacesetter Brian Shirley on lap 32 as the raindrops began to fall, Garrett stormed to his first win of the season over Shirley, Tanner English, Ryan Unzicker, and Jason Feger. He pocketed a $12,000 prize for his first career MARS Racing Series triumph. (Mike Ruefer photo)

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

May 1, 2021 - Garrett Alberson scores fourth-place finish in FALS Cup
1Saturday night found Garrett Alberson in action at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) powering his Roemer Machine & Welding No. 59 Late Model for the track’s season opener. Drawing 28 cars, Alberson followed up the fifth fastest time in his group with a runner-up finish in his heat behind Mike Spatola. Starting the $2,500-to-win A-Main in fourth, Garrett clawed forward one spot in the 30-lapper to register a fourth-place finish. He trailed Ryan Unzicker, Mike Spatola, and Jason Feger to the checkers with Eric Smith coming in fifth.

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

April 17, 2021 - Podium finish in Slocum 50 at 34 Raceway
1Garrett Alberson enjoyed a productive stretch of racing last week in the Ken & Beth Roberts-owned No. 59 Nutrien Ag Solutions/ Roemer Machine & Welding/ Black Diamond Chassis Super Late Model.

Five races in five nights with the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) culminated with the New Mexico native registering a podium finish in Saturday night’s $10,555-to-win finale at 34 Raceway.

“We gained speed throughout the week, and then Saturday night at 34 Raceway we started on the pole. In the feature, we missed it just by a little bit. Just a little bit too tight to circle that bottom real nice,” Alberson said. “I wanted to get a little bit more. I wanted to try somewhere else on the track, but I knew we needed a good run to start the year. Hopefully we can keep what we had Saturday going in our upcoming events. That’s the best that both me and the car have been so far this year.”

1Garrett Alberson began his pursuit for the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) championship on Tuesday evening at I-80 Speedway (Greenwood, Neb.) in the Tuesday Tickler. With 34 Late Models entered, Garrett edged his way into the A-Main with the fourth-and-final transfer spot in his heat race. Rolling off 15th, Alberson clawed forward four spots in the 35-lapper to place 11th. (Mike Ruefer photos)

The following night at Stuart Speedway (Stuart, Iowa), Alberson topped the 31-car field in time trials before finishing second in his heat race behind Jake Timm. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in sixth, Garrett initially crossed the line in third, but after the leader was disqualified, he was elevated to a runner-up finish. He trailed Jesse Stovall to the checkers with Frank Heckenast Jr., Chris Simpson, and Jake Timm rounding out the Top-5.

1On Wednesday evening at Davenport Speedway (Davenport, Iowa) on the quarter-mile oval, Garrett followed up a sixth-place finish in his heat with a third-place finish in his B-Main. Pinned near the tail for the feature, Alberson passed 10 cars in the 40-lapper to finish 12th.

For the opening night of the Slocum 50 on Friday at 34 Raceway (West Burlington, Iowa), Alberson edged his way into the show with a third-place finish in his B-Main. Wheeling his way into the Top-10, Garrett gained 13 spots to register a ninth-place outing.

To wrap up the action-packed weekend on Saturday, Garrett laid down the third-fastest time in his group before streaking to a 10-lap heat race victory. Locked into the pole for the $10,555-to-win Slocum 50, Alberson fought off an ill-handling car to finish third, following Jason Papich and Tony Jackson Jr. across the line. Billy Moyer and Chris Simpson completed the Top-5 finishers.

With the first week in the books, Garrett is currently fourth in the Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.MLRARacing.com.

April 3, 2021 - Alberson invades Farmer City Raceway for Illini 100
1Garrett Alberson and the Roberts Motorsports team kicked off their 2021 season on Friday afternoon at Farmer City Raceway (Farmer City, Ill.) for the Illini 100. Drawing 46 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series entries for the two-day event, Alberson logged a ninth-place finish in his heat race, sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the opening night feature. Locking the Top 3 into the show, Garrett came two spots shy with a fifth-place outing. (Todd Healy photo)

1For the second round of the Illini 100 on Saturday, Garrett finished eighth in his heat, giving him one final shot at the $20,000-to-win finale with a B-Main appearance. Needing to place third or better, Alberson fell short with an eighth-place finish.

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

March 9, 2021 - Alberson poised to race for 2021 Lucas Oil MLRA title
1It wasn’t until the final days, or should we say hours, leading up to the 2020 MLRA season opener that Garrett Alberson finally found himself back in the drivers seat. After spending a pair of seasons turning wrenches as crew chief for Earl Pearson Jr., the now 32 year old knew that he wanted another shot at proving himself as a championship caliber driver. <<MORE>>

January 17, 2021 - Sixth place finish in third round of Wild West Shootout
1On Wednesday night for the third round of the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Ariz.), Alberson notched a runner-up finish in his heat behind Stormy Scott, which positioned him ninth on the starting grid for the A-Main. With $5,000 on the line, Garrett clawed forward three spots in the 30-lapper to register a sixth-place finish.

1With the field inflated to 62 entries on Friday evening, Garrett came in fourth fastest in his time trial group before placing second in his heat behind Jonathan Davenport. Holding his spot for all 30 laps of the feature, Alberson posted a seventh-place finish. (Tom Macht photos)

On Saturday afternoon for the final $5,000-to-win preliminary feature, Alberson notched a runner-up finish in his heat behind Terry Phillips, which positioned him 11th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Clawing forward two spots in the 40-lap affair, Garrett recorded a ninth-place finish.

Wrapping up the 15th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout on Sunday, Garrett secured his spot into the $25,000-to-win finale with a third place finish in his heat race. Rolling off 10th, Alberson faded five spots in the 50-lapper to place 15th.

With the six-race mini-series complete, Garrett finished seventh in the final Wild West Shootout point standings.

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


January 10, 2021 - Top-10 finish in Wild West Shootout opener at Arizona Speedway
1Behind the wheel of the Rob Mayea-owned No. 59 Rocket Chassis XR1 Late Model, Garrett Alberson invaded FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Ariz.) on Saturday afternoon to kick off the 2021 season with the 15th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. With a stout field of 57 Late Models converged in the pit area for the first round of six, Garrett laid down the sixth fastest lap in his time trial group before picking up an eight-lap heat race victory. Earning the pole position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main, Alberson faded eight spots in the 40-lapper to register a ninth-place outing. (Mike Ruefer photo)

1For another $5,000-to-win A-Main on Sunday afternoon, Alberson edged his way into the main event with the third and final transfer spot in his heat race. Rolling off 14th, Garrett was contacted by another competitor in the opening laps that flattened a tire. He was unable to rejoin the field, bringing an early end to his evening.

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

December 3, 2020 - Alberson tallies two-win 2020 season; will open 2021 season with Wild West Shootout
In a year that saw him compete in several different rides, Garrett Alberson competed in a total of 42 events during the shortened season due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With the weather determining the outcome of four of his scheduled dates, Garrett recorded two wins, eight Top-5 finishes, and 16 Top-10 performances.

His 2021 season will come to life on January 9th at Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Ariz.) for the 15th annual Wild West Shootout.

October 17, 2020 - Garrett Alberson finishes fifth in final Lucas Oil MLRA point standings
1Garrett Alberson was one of 47 Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) entries on hand at Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Ill.) on Friday night to wrap up the series with a tripleheader weekend. After falling shy of a transfer spot in his heat race, Alberson secured his spot into the opening night feature with a runner-up finish in his B-Main behind Matt Bailey. With $5,000 on the line, Garrett gained five spots in the 30-lapper to place 14th.

1The following night, Garrett came in 13th fastest in his time trial group before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot in his heat race. Starting the $7,000-to-win A-Main in 13th, Alberson improved one spot in the 40-lap affair to register a 12th place finish. (Todd Boyd photo)

With Sunday night’s MLRA finale at Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Mo.) falling victim to Mother Nature, Alberson finished fifth overall in the series standings.

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

October 10, 2020 - Top-5 finish in MLRA Fall Nationals finale at Lucas Oil Speedway
1On Friday afternoon Garrett Alberson returned with the Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) at Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) for the two-day Fall Nationals. Drawing 33 cars, Alberson topped the speed charts in time trials before picking up a 10-lap heat race victory. Starting on the pole for the opening night feature, Garrett dropped nine spots in the 40-lap affair to register a 10th place finish.

1For the $5,000-to-win finale on Saturday, Garrett followed up the fastest lap overall in qualifying with a fourth place finish in his heat. Rolling off 10th, Alberson clawed forward five spots in the 50-lapper to place fifth behind Billy Moyer Jr., Jason Papich, Jeremiah Hurst, and Billy Moyer. (Todd Boyd photo)

Garrett has climbed to fifth in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.MLRARacing.com.

September 19, 2020 - Alberson takes home $10,000 payday in Harvest 50 at Sycamore Speedway
1Garrett Alberson scored the biggest win of his career on Saturday night in the Ken & Beth Roberts-owned No. 59 Bader Construction/ Capri College/ Black Diamond Chassis Late Model. (Dan Simpson photo)

The 31-year-old took the lead with three laps remaining to claim the $10,000 top prize in the “Harvest 50” at Sycamore Speedway in Maple Park, Ill.

1Garrett traveled to Peoria (Ill.) Speedway Friday for the Ryan Barker Memorial. In a field of 36 cars on Friday, Alberson made contact with the wall in his qualifying session before placing third in his heat. With $3,000 on the line in the feature, Garrett posted an 11th place outing in the 40-lap affair.

1Shifting to Sycamore Speedway on Saturday, Alberson followed up the sixth fastest time overall in qualifying with a runner-up finish in his heat. Alberson took the lead from Ryan Unzicker with 10 laps remaining, but Unzicker battled back to reclaim the top spot.

The duo swapped the position once again before Alberson grabbed the lead for good with three to go as they battled lapped traffic. Garrett soared to his second win of the season over Unzicker, Jason Feger, Dennis Erb Jr., and Mitch McGrath.

“I knew right away that I had a good car,” Alberson said. “The car just had good grip, good movement. I’ve been so close so many times. I’ve led $10,000-to-wins before (and) bad stuff happen, break, or give ‘em up. For some reason I just felt like tonight was the night we just got something good done. The car was awesome.”

Full results from these events are available at www.PeoriaSpeedway.com and www.SycamoreSpeedway.com.

September 15, 2020 - Alberson attends One for the Road at Fairbury Speedway
1Tuesday night found Garrett Alberson in action at Fairbury Speedway (Fairbury, Ill.) competing in a stout field of 44 Late Models for the One for the Road. Recording a seventh place finish in his heat race, Alberson transferred into a B-Main for another shot at the $15,000-to-win A-Main. Locking in the Top 3, Garrett came two spots shy of a transfer position with a fifth place finish. (Todd Healy photo)

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

September 6, 2020 - Garrett Alberson scores runner-up finish in Scottie 46 at Randolph County
1Taking part in the Labor Day weekend doubleheader, Garrett Alberson invaded Lucas Oil Speedway (Wheatland, Mo.) on Saturday night for the Ron Jenkins Memorial. Drawing 27 Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association (MLRA) entries, Alberson edged his way into the opening night feature with the sixth and final transfer spot in his heat race. With $6,000 on the line, Garrett was an early retiree from the 40-lapper on lap 36.

1On Sunday evening at Randolph County Raceway (Moberly, Mo.) for the Scottie 46, Garrett laid down the 11th fastest time in his qualifying group before placing third in his heat. Starting the $5,000-to-win A-Main in eighth, Alberson charged forward six spots to register a runner-up finish behind Ryan Gustin with Jeremiah Hurst, Justin Duty, and Tony Toste completing the Top-5 finishers. (Todd Boyd photo)

Garrett is currently sixth in the latest Lucas Oil MLRA point standings. Full results from these events are available at www.MLRARacing.com.