Wheatland, MO (July 17th, 2012) – Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway join KTTS for a special Food Drive to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest. Admission to KTTS Night is the donation of 4 non-perishable food items. That’s right, FREE admission on Saturday by donating 4 non-perishable food items. Ozarks Food Harvest will be on hand to accept food items at the entrance to the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. Rain washed out the Casey’s General Stores Mid-Season Points Championship on July 7th. Saturday night the Lucas Oil Speedway Weekly Racing Series will highlight the evening with the crowning of the Casey’s General Store Mid-Season Points Champions in each class. KTTS will be live at Lucas Oil Speedway with a remote broadcast and have fun give-a-ways for fans!
The ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models will be the featured class of the night. Check out the top contenders of the Late Model class, up for $1000 to Win Presented by Lucas Motorcycle Oil. Jeremy Kelley from Walnut Grove, Missouri and Jason Russell from Henley, Missouri are separated by 30 points in for the Casey’s General Store Mid-Season Points Championship title. Tommy Cordray from Browning, Missouri is not out of contention only 34 points back from the Kelley in the lead.
For the Pitts Homes USRA A-Modfieds, a near photo-finish ended last Saturday’s feature and the points battle within the class is just as close. Terry Schultz from Sedalia, Missouri is just 29 points ahead of Jason Russell. Russell currently holds second position in both the Late Model and Modified class. Saturday night is set to bring the best of the best out in each of these competitors.
In the Carson’s Corner Napa Factory Stock class, Marc Carter from Warrensburg, Missouri is closely tailed by Sundance Keepper from Everton, Missouri. Keepper is only 2 points behind Carter in the lead. The two top drivers in the Factory Stock class continue to battle for the win, week after week. Chip Shaddox from Wheatland, Missouri is just outside of the battle, 86 points back.
The 2012 race schedule brought the B-Modified class back to Lucas Oil Speedway. DJ’s RV Sales and Service from Bolivar, Missouri sponsors the class and has offered multiple incentives and opportunities for bonus pay throughout the season. The great partnership has built a strong field of drivers. This class has featured some of the most intense on track battles for position, the lead and race wins! In the last appearance of DJ’s RV B-Mods a last lap wreck ended two top drivers night. Kris Jackson from Lebanon, Missouri leads Jeff Miller from Hermitage, Missouri by 40 Championship Points. Shawn Strong from Billings is 64 points out of the lead.
Gates open at 5:00
Hot Laps at 7:00 and racing at 7:30.
Adults (16 and up) $12 or the donation of 4 non-perishable food items to the Ozarks Food Harvest **($2 Off coupons from Casey’s General Stores valid for July 7th will also be accepted. Good only for discount off of regular ticket prices)**
Seniors (62 and up) $8
Youth (6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $25 (Click Here for more information)
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!”