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Four Big Events in Four Days for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to Celebrate July 4th Holiday Week

Lucas Oil Late Model SeriesWAYCROSS, GA (June 27, 2014) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series prepares for a huge week of racing to celebrate the July 4th Holiday week with four single day events at four different venues. The premier national tour for super late models will start off the week of racing in Markleysburg, PA at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex on Wednesday, July 2nd. The stars and cars of the LOLMDS will battle some of the top northeast local and regional racers for a chance to win the $10,000 first place prize. There will be a complete show for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a 50-lap feature event. The RUSH Pro-Late Models and Street Stocks will run as support classes at Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex. Pit gates open at 3 PM with general admission opening at 4 PM. For tickets and more information log onto the track website at www.roaringknob.com.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will then travel to Zanesville, OH on Thursday, July 3rd for the running of the “Creno’s 50” at Muskingum County Speedway. This annual event at Muskingum will also include a huge fireworks display during the event. The stars and cars of the LOLMDS will battle for another $10,000 to win top prize against some of the area’s toughest competition. There will be a complete show for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a 50-lap feature event. Support classes running at Muskingum County Speedway include 4-cyclinders, pure stocks and open wheel modifieds. Pit Gates open at 12 Noon with general admission gates opening at 2 PM. For tickets and more information log onto the track website at www.themuskingumcountyspeedway.com.

The series will then travel south in the state of Ohio on Friday July, 4th and visit Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH for another $10,000 to Win 50-Lap feature event. There will be a complete show for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a 50-lap feature event. Support classes running at Portsmouth Raceway Park include Limited Late Models and Open Wheel Modifieds. Pit Gates open at 2 PM with general admission gates opening at 4 PM. For tickets and more information log onto the track website at www.portsraceway.com.

The fourth and final leg of the trip will see the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series make its first ever visit to 201 Speedway in Sitka, KY for the running of the “Hatfield and McCoy Feuding 50”. There will be a complete show for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a 50-lap feature event paying $10,000 to Win. Bomber division will run as the support class at 201 Speedway. Pit Gates open at 3 PM and general admission gates opening at 3 PM also. For tickets and more information log onto the track website at www.201speedway.net.

“With four complete shows in four days at four different venues, our great fans will get to see some exciting racing action from the LOLMDS, as we celebrate Independance Day. The competition level this year has been exceptional and the LOLMDS regulars will have their hands full against some of the toughest regional and local racers anywhere in the country at these four tracks. It will be a great four days of racing for the fans wanting to celebrate the July 4th holiday with us”, stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

Don O’Neal, will lead the LOLMDS stars into this big week of racing with the lead in the series championship point standings over three-time and reigning LOLMDS National Champion, Jimmy Owens. Scott Bloomquist has climbed up to third in the chase for the LOLMDS National Championship, followed by Steve Francis, Earl Pearson Jr., Eddie Carrier Jr., Jared Landers, John Blankenship, Dennis Erb Jr., and Jason Hughes rounds out the top ten in the series championship point standings.

Jason Hughes holds a slim lead over Jason Papich in the chase for the 2014 Dunn-Benson Rookie of the Year title. Both rookie drivers continue to improve each week, as they compete at new tracks for the first time this year on the series.

For the latest breaking news about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the 2014 tour schedule, TV schedule, drivers, sponsors and all the information about the series, visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.

Follow the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on the social media outlets at: www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and https://twitter.com/lucasdirt

Track Information- Wednesday July 2nd

Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex
Location:80 Fearer Rd., Markleysburg PA 15459
Track Phone #: (724) 329-0306
Promoter: Rick Jones – (410) 857-3821
Website: www.roaringknob.com

Tire Rule for Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex

Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1325
Right Rear – Hoosier 01,02, LM20, 04

Track Information- Thursday July 3rd

Muskingum County Speedway
Location: 7985 Frazeysburg Road, Dresden, OH 43821
Track Phone #: (740) 754-9199 or (740) 763-3991 (office)
Promoter: Ron Moran: (740) 754-9199 (track) or (740) 763-3991 (office)
Website: www.themuskingumcountyspeedway.com

Tire Rule for Muskingum County Speedway

Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1425 (no white dots)
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 04

Track Information- Friday July 4th

Portsmouth Raceway Park
Location: 25648 State Route 73, West Portsmouth, OH 45663
Track Phone #: (740) 354-3278 or Office – (740) 858-6661
Promoters: Donna Rayburn – (740) 259-3408 / (740) 821-1161
Website: www.portsraceway.com

Tire Rule for Portsmouth Raceway Park

Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1425 (no white dots)
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 04

Track Information- Saturday July 5th

201 Speedway
Location:5434 Route 201, Sitka, KY 41255
Track Phone #: (606) 265-5201
Promoter :Tony Sturgill – (606) 335-2711
Website: www.201speedway.net

Tire Rule for 201 Speedway

Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1425 (no white dots)
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 04

Purse for ALL Four Events

$10,000 to win- 1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800.

About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nations’ premier dirt late model sanctioning organization. In 2014 the LOLMDS will sanctions 47 events in 19 states. The series is owned by the parent company Lucas Oil Products Inc. and receives national exposure through a TV package filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios. LOLMDS events will be broadcasted on four TV Networks in 2014 including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and MAVTV American Real Network. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at www.Lucasdirt.com.

About MAVTV American Real Network

MAVTV was founded in 2002 by four former Showtime Networks executives and was originally geared towards a male dominated audience. In 2011, Lucas Oil Products, an automotive lubricant manufacturer with a history in television production, purchased MAVTV. Lucas Oil was eager to employ the same growth strategies to transform MAVTV into a premier cable network that it employed to grow the lubricants business. MAVTV aims to become a broader scoped network, geared towards the modern American family. Lucas Oil is investing in programming, an updated on-air look, and increased production quality, all to add more value to the viewer experience. MAVTV is an acronym that stands for Movies, Action and Variety. MAVTV brings you plenty of never-before-seen high definition exclusives, including Comedy, Movies, Action Sports, Adventure and More, all in fantastic HD detail. MAVTV is no ordinary television network. It’s a 24/7, high-definition entertainment extravaganza, featuring everything from blockbuster films, high octane motorsports, MMA fighting, gaming, gut busting comedy, original reality shows and scripted dramas. Learn more about MAVTV American Real go to www.mavtv.com.

About Protect The Harvest

The animal rights movement in America, led by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), has evolved into a wealthy and successful attack group determined to end the consumption of meat, threaten consumer access to affordable food, eliminate hunting, outlaw rodeos and circuses, and even ban animal ownership (including pets) altogether.Protect The Harvest was created to fight back and defend American families, farmers, sportsmen and animal owners from the growing threat posed by the radical animal rights movement. We believe Americans deserve the truth. These radical groups are intent on restricting the abilities of our food producers who already face the significant challenge of feeding a growing world population. It’s our mission to ensure that American farmers are able to meet that challenge so that consumers at home and abroad have access to safe, affordable and healthy food. To learn more go to www.ProtectTheHarvest.com.

About Lucas Oil Products

Founded in 1989 by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has established itself as one of the fastest-growing lubrication product lines in the consumer automotive aftermarket, featuring a line of engine oils, greases, gear lubes, problem-solving additives, and car-care products. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil has established itself as a worldwide leader in the lubrication industry. Motorsports has always been part of the Lucas Oil culture and the cornerstone of the company’s marketing strategy. Such passion for motorsports has inspired Lucas Oil to sponsor many race teams, events and series at all levels, including, NHRA, IRL, ASCS, NASCAR, IHRA and many more. Lucas Oil has also taken ownership and operational control of a number of high profile racing properties, such as: Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series, Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil Modified Series, Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO. and the Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway in Blythe, CA.

In 2007 Lucas Oil founded its own production house, Lucas Oil Production Studios, dedicated to producing high action motorsports television. Currently Lucas Oil Production Studios produces over 300 hours of original programming for networks such as CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports and MAVTV. More information about Lucas Oil Products, Inc. visit the company website at www.lucasoil.com.

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