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VAUGHT BOUNCES BACK WITH MLRA WIN IN “LAND OF LINCOLN 40”

Media Contact: Billy Rock LaSalle, Illinois (May 5, 2018) – Looking to recover from a disappointing finish on Friday night at the Davenport Speedway, Will Vaught fired from the DirtonDirt.com pole to pick up his first MLRA win of the season. The win for Vaught would not come easy, even though he would lead all 40 laps in the “Land ...

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CHAD SIMPSON CONQUERS THE 1/4 MILE AT DAVENPORT

Media Contact: Billy Rock Davenport, Iowa (May 4, 2018) – Mount Vernon, Iowa’s Chad Simpson came into Friday night’s battle at the ¼ mile davenport speedway winless, but sporting the bright neon Midwest Sheet Metal spoiler as the series points leader. Up until tonight he had been solid with consistency, but on this night Simpson would finally find his way ...

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TRIFECTA WEEKEND AWAITS LUCAS OIL MLRA

By Billy Rock  – Wheatland, Missouri (May 1, 2018) – For the third consecutive weekend, the stars of the Lucas Oil MLRA will return to action, embarking on their first three-day stretch of the season. A stop at the popular Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, IA will kick things off with a rare Thursday night show. That will be followed ...

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TONY JACKSON JR. TRIUMPHANT IN MLRA WIN AT LEGIT SPEEDWAY

Media Contact: Billy Rock West Plains, Missouri (April 28, 2018) – On a Saturday night with 40 of the best late models checked in to do battle at the Legit Speedway, it would be Lebanon, Missouri’s Tony Jackson, Jr. taking home his first Lucas Oil MLRA Series win since 2014. Jackson’s win would not come easy as he had to ...

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STOVALL RIDES HIGH FOR THUNDERBIRD CHECKERS

Media Contact: Billy Rock Muskogee, Oklahoma (April 27, 2018) – Billings, Missouri veteran and 2016 Lucas Oil MLRA series champion Jesse Stovall, picked up his first series win of the season on Friday at the Thunderbird Speedway in Muskogee, OK. The “Historic ½ Mile” has been good to Stovall in recent years and was no different this time as he ...

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Lucas Oil MRLA Returns to Legit Speedway for Saturday Night Showdown

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Wheatland, Missouri (April 24, 2018) – Following a Friday night venture to the Thunderbird Speedway in Muskogee, OK the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Model Series will look to wrap up their 3rd weekend swing of the season on Saturday night April 28th, at the Legit Speedway Park in West Plains, MO. This highly anticipated event will be a reunion of ...

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Babb Banks $10,555 in “Slocum 50” Win at 34 Raceway

By Billy Rock – Burlington, Iowa (April 21, 2018) – For the second time in the young 2018 season, Moweaqua, IL driver Shannon Babb was able to get out front early and distance himself from the field en-route to a win with the Lucas Oil MLRA. Saturday nights 10th annual “Slocum 50” presented by Roederer’s Pit Stop, would attract a ...

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Chris Simpson Goes Back to Back with MLRA Win in Davenport

Davenport, Iowa (April 20th, 2018) – A great field of 35 Lucas Oil MLRA late models signed in on Friday night at the Davenport Speedway for one of the rare chances to take to the speedways super quick half-mile racing surface. When the dust finally settled on the nights racing it would be Chris Simpson parking his Longhorn Chassis in ...

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MLRA Set for Double Header In The Hawkeye State

Wheatland, Missouri (April 17, 2018) – After a foiled weekend in which Mother Nature took total control of racing in the Midwest, the stars of the Lucas Oil MLRA are set to gain back the upper hand with a pair of weekend showdowns in Eastern Iowa. Leading off on Friday night April, 20th will be a trip to the Davenport ...

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Poor weather outlook forces postponement of Lucas Oil Speedway MLRA Spring Nationals

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 12, 2018) – With a forecast of severe thunderstorms on Friday and freezing cold on Saturday, the 5th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway has been postponed. “As much as we try to be optimistic, it just looks like Mother Nature is determined to win again,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway set to open 2018 season with MLRA Spring Nationals

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By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 10, 2018) – After a snowy curve ball from Mother Nature, Lucas Oil Speedway again looks to launch the 2018 season this weekend and with double the action. The 5th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com is set for Friday and Saturday with full programs both nights. Joining the Late ...

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