Wheatland, MO (July 10th, 2012) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil MLRA will once again meet at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks on Saturday Night. The 6th Annual CMH Diamond Nationals will bring the nation’s top Dirt Late Model Drivers to Wheatland, Missouri for the $10,000 to Win Special Event which also awards the winner a coveted Diamond Ring. The Pitts Homes USRA A-Modifieds will be in action for $750 to Win for a full night of racing!
Jimmy Owens the “Newport Nightmare” from Newport, Tennessee has back to back wins of the Show-Me 100 and currently sits atop the Championship Points with LOLMDS. Owens has a nice cushion over, Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tennesse
Don O’Neal during Hot Laps at the 20th Annual Show-Me 10
and Don O’Neal from Martinsville, Indiana who are tied for second in overall points. Bloomquist was the 2011 Diamond Nationals winner. Rookie of the Year stand out, Jonathan Davenport from Blairsville, Georgia leads Austin Hubbard of Seaford, Delaware in the Quarter Master ROY standings.
Lucas Oil MLRA 2-Seat Late Model
For the Lucas Oil MLRA, Omaha, Nebraska native, John Anderson leads the points race. Galena, Missouri’s Jesse Stovall is second with Terry Phillips of Springfield, Missouri is in third. Anderson has a comfortable lead over Stovall, and appeared in Victory Lane at Lucas Oil Speedway on Opening Night of the 2012 Season. Phillips has been on a winning streak lately in his Bloomquist Racecar and will be one to keep an eye on. Kevin Sather and Mark Dotson are separated by only 3 points in the Rookie of the Year standings. Sather made it into the Show-Me 100 on his first attempt and recorded a 14th place finish. The rookies will be out to grab spots on the starting grid.
With the stars of the both series in the midst of championship racing and a great field of Pitts Homes USRA A-Modifieds expected, Saturday night’s event is a can’t miss! Many attractions and vendors will fill the Midway area at Lucas Oil Speedway with games, give-a-ways and more for fans of all ages. CMH will have car coasters for the first 1,000 fans in attendance.
Saturday, July 14th, 2012 6th Annual CMH Diamond Nationals
Gates open at 5 p.m.
Hot Laps at 7:30 Racing to follow
Adults (16 and up) $25
Seniors (62 and up) $20
Youth (6 to 15) $5
Kids (5 and under) Free
Family Pass $50
Pit Pass $35
Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, MO. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With the entrance located just outside the pit gate this sprawling scenic camping facility will continue to enhance the racing experience at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. Click www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.
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About Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by Industry Insiders to be one of the top five Race Tracks in the Nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, about an hour north of Springfield and only about an hour and a half from Kansas City. Called “The Diamond of Dirt Tracks” Lucas Oil Speedway certainly lives up to the title. Twenty one luxury suites, a giant HD Jumbo Tron Screen, Musco Sports lighting, a Bose Stadium Sound System, Go Kart Track for all ages, The Diamond Bar, the best track food in the country, and the nicest pits in dirt track racing are just a few of the amenities that set us apart. In 2011 the first Diamond Drag Boat Nationals were held on the new Liquid Quarter Mile, Lake Lucas.
Lucas Oil Speedway hosts some of the largest dirt track events in the Midwest featuring some of the biggest names in racing including: The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, POWRi Midget National Series, The Lucas Oil Pro-Pulling League, Casey’s General Stores USMTS Modifieds, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series, ASCS Sprint Cars, and The Lucas Oil MLRA. New for 2012 the E3 Spark Plugs Monster Truck Nationals will also make an appearance in July.
In addition to the awesome special events, the Lucas Oil Weekly Championship Series features, the ALPS Food Stores Late Models, Pitts Homes A-Modifieds, Carson’s Corner Napa Factory Stocks and the DJ’s RV B-Modifieds. The National Race Media has called these shows, “some of the Best Weekly Racin’ in the Nation!”
2012 Lucas Oil Speedway Sponsors
AAA Missouri- “The Official Auto Club” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
Bill Roberts Chevrolet- “The Official Truck” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
Canidae Pet Foods – “The Official Pet Foods” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
DART Machinery – “The Official Engine Components” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
E3 Spark Plugs – “The Official Spark Plug” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
GEICO – “The Official Insurance” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
General Tire – “The Official Tire” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Products – “The Official Oil” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
MAVTV – “The Official Television Network” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
Optima Batteries- “The Official Battery” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
Speedco – “The Official Truck Lube and Tire Center” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
Sunoco Race Fuels – “The Official Fuel” of the Lucas Oil Speedway
2012 Lucas Oil Speedway Supporters Include: AAA Missouri, A-1 Disposal, A & G Electric, Advanced Automotive Repair, ALPS Food Stores, American Broadband, American Racer Race Tires, Andy’s Frozen Custard, Ash Grove Aggregates, B.J.’s Trophy Shop, Bank of Urbana, Big Surf Water Park, Bill Roberts Chevrolet/Buick, Buffalo Prairie Dental, Bobbie’s Cafe, Bridal Cave, Budweiser, Carson’s Corner Napa Auto Parts, Casey’s General Stores, Citizens Memorial Healthcare, Clearlight Inn, DJ’s RV Sales and Service, Eibach Springs, Elite Auto Repair, Fast Shafts, Friendly Fuel America, Frog Signs, Gathering Place, Goody’s Resorts, Harbor Campground & Marina, Hermitage Lumber, Hoffman Racecars, Hoosier Race Tires, Impact Signs, Awnings and Wraps, inthepits.net, JE Pistons, Lucas Cattle Company, Lucas Slick Mist, MFA Bolivar, Maples Ford, Midwest Low-E Insulation, Midwest Sheet Metal, Nemo Quarry, O’Bannon Bank, Old Kinderhook, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Ozark Harley-Davidson, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper, Petro Truck Stops, Pitts Homes, Pitts Realty, Pitts Cattle, Racinboys.com, RacinDirt.com, Rains Ice Company Reliable Chevrolet, Ron Jenkins Accounting & Tax Service, Roush/Yates Racing Engines, SBU Athletics, Shadow Lake Golf, S & H Farm Supply, Sunflower Resort, Travel Centers of America, Triangle Quick Shop, TNT Quick Shop, Vickie and Tim’s Pub & Grub, White’s Marine Center