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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – May Midwest Tripleheader

Lucas-Oil-Late-Model-SeriesWAYCROSS, GA (April 27, 2015) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will kick off the month of May with a highly anticipated Midwest tripleheader. The three-race swing will see the nation’s top dirt late model drivers and regional stand-outs battle it out for over $130,000 in total prize money.

The LOLMDS returns to Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois on Thursday night, April 30th, for the 2nd Annual St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100. This complete show includes: Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the $12,000 to win, 100-lap main event. Modifieds and B-Modifieds will join the LOLMDS as support divisions that evening.

In 2014, Bobby Pierce scored the biggest win of his young racing career, when he pocketed $12,000 for his triumph in a thriller over Brian Shirley. Steve Francis finished third, followed by Jimmy Owens, who rallied from twenty-fourth to finish fourth. Eddie Carrier Jr. completed the top five.

More information about the 2nd Annual St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 at Macon Speedway is available by visiting the track’s website, located at: www.maconracing.com.

The action shifts to Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday night, May 1st. This event will mark the first of two visits to the Kevin and Tammy Gundaker-promoted facility in 2015. Some of the Midwest’s best dirt late model talents are expected to challenge the nation’s premier touring series drivers in the annual Spring Spectacular at the 3/8-mile oval. Scott Bloomquist will return as the defending champion of the event. Fans can look forward to a complete show of Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the $10,000 to win, 50-lap feature. The Modified and Crate Late Model divisions will also be in competition on May 1st.

More information on the May 1st event at Tri-City Speedway is available by calling the track office at: (618) 931-7836 or by visiting their website at: www.tricityspeedway.net.

The series will then head to Paducah International Raceway (Paducah, Kentucky) on May 2nd for the annual Spring Showdown. The lightning-fast, high-banked, 3/8-mile oval provides some of the best racing in Western Kentucky. A strong pool of regional talents, accompanied by the stars of the LOLMDS are sure to cap off a great weekend of racing action. Jason Feger won the 2014 edition of the Spring Showdown. The May 2nd event at PIR includes: Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the $10,000 to win, 50-lap main event. The Modifieds and Pro Late Models will also be on the track that evening.

More information on Paducah International Raceway can be obtained by calling: (270) 898-7469 or by visiting the track’s website at: www.paducahracing.com.

DirtonDirt.com will offer a “LIVE” Pay-Per-View Broadcast of the events at Macon Speedway and Tri-City Speedway, providing multi-camera coverage of all the racing action as it happens LIVE, including driver interviews, instant replays and more! To learn more about the LIVE PPV broadcast and how to order it, visit: https://www.dirtondirt.com/liveEvents.php.

Track Information
Macon Speedway
Phone Number: 217-764-3000
Tracks Promoter: Bob Sargent
Location: 205 North Wiles, Macon, IL 62544
Website: www.maconracing.com

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1320, LM20
Right Rear – Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 Event Purse: $12,000 to win- 1. $12000, 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. $1000, 16. $1000, 17. $1000, 18. $1000, 19. $1000, 20. $1000, 21. $1000, 22. $1000, 23. $1000, 24. $1000.

Tri-City Speedway
Phone Number: 618-931-7836
Tracks Promoter: Kevin & Tammy Gundaker
Location: 5100 Nameoki Road, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040
Website: www.tricityspeedway.net

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1320, LM20
Right Rear – Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

Spring Spectacular Event Purse: $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.

Paducah International Raceway
Phone Number: 270-898-7469
Tracks Promoter: Robert Sargent
Location: 4445 Shemwell Lane, Paducah, KY 42003
Website: www.paducahracing.com

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1320, LM20
Right Rear – Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

Spring Showdown Event Purse: $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.

For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2015 tour schedule, driver information, and more visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.

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About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nation’s premier dirt late model sanctioning organization. In 2015, the LOLMDS will sanction 50 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 broadcast on four TV Networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the MAVTV. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.Lucasdirt.com.

About MAVTV
Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing. But MAVTV goes far beyond the national mainstream events and also covers multitudes of grassroots series’ from across the globe: Drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, rally racing, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.

MAVTV also knows you don’t have to be a race fan to be an automotive enthusiast, which is why we have developed a package of automotive reality and custom build shows that is truly second to none. If it has a motor, it’s on MAVTV…MAVTV is THE motorsports network.
Learn more about MAVTV go to: www.mavtv.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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