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Late pass sends Sanders to MLRA Spring Nationals win in a thriller at Lucas Oil Speedway

Wheatland, Missouri (April 15, 2017) – The final night of the 4th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com was a thriller, as Rodney Sanders passed Randy Timms coming to the white flag and hung on to capture the feature win at Lucas Oil Speedway. “We had to dig deep for that one,” said Sanders, a long-time national-level ...

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Vaught sneaks in and steals season opener

By Trenton Berry – Wheatland, Missouri (April 14, 2017) – Friday’s Lucas Oil MLRA season opener at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, was a good one. Will Vaught benefited from a restart mishap by Tony Jackson Jr. and took the lead for the final five laps, securing the win in his first start of the season. “It’s an old ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway season resumes this weekend with 4th annual MLRA Spring Nationals

Wheatland, Missouri (April 11, 2017) – The first special of the season at Lucas Oil Speedway finds the Lucas Oil MLRA Series season launching with the 4th annual MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com. Jesse Stovall of Billings will be looking to begin a successful title defense of his first MLRA Series championship. Stovall wrapped up the 2016 season with ...

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Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool to honor outstanding Crew Chiefs

Wheatland, Missouri (March 13, 2017) – Lucas Oil MLRA officials are pleased to welcome Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool to the series. Located in the St. Louis, Missouri area in Wright City, Mittler Bros. has been a staple in the racing industry for over 35 years. For the upcoming season Mittler Bros. will present a $50 certificate to the winner ...

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Sanders preparing for full-time run with Lucas Oil MLRA in 2017

Media Contact: Trenton Berry Wheatland, Missouri (December 30, 2016) – With three months until the Lucas Oil MLRA throws its first green flag of the year, the first bit of driver news has revealed itself. Happy, Texas standout Rodney Sanders has declared his intentions to follow the tour in 2017 and compete for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year title. ...

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2017 Lucas Oil MLRA Slate Revealed

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Media Contact: Trenton Berry Des Moines, Iowa (November 18, 2016) – Lucas Oil MLRA officials have been busy over the past few weeks since the conclusion of the 2016 season. Rules meetings, promoters workshops and scheduling have taken a large amount of time. At this afternoon’s opening of the Annual Heartland Auto Racing Show, in Des Moines, Iowa, the series ...

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Bobby Pierce captures MLRA Fall Nationals and Timothy Brown bags Big Buck 50 at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lynton Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (October 9, 2016) – Bobby Pierce, in a thrilling 17th-to-first drive, captured the 3rd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals finale Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. Pierce passed Jesse Stovall – who clinched his first MLRA championship – on lap 49 of the 50-lap feature and denied Stovall of a weekend Fall Nationals ...

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Stovall wins a wild opener in Lucas MLRA Fall Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY! By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (October 8, 2016) – Jesse Stovall captured the 3rd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals opener in a thriller Friday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. The victory – as he held off young phenom Bobby Pierce and Hall of Fame veteran Billy Moyer – all ...

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Big doubleheader weekend of MLRA Late Models, Big Buck 50 Street Stocks coming to Lucas Oil Speedway

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Wheatland, Missouri (October 4, 2016) – The season-long journey to crown a Lucas Oil MLRA Series champion will culminate this weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway with the 3rd annual Fall Nationals. Held in conjunction with the Big Buck 50 Street Stocks Special Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt, the two-night program Friday and Saturday will determine if Jesse Stovall can hold ...

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Vaught captures Lucas Oil MLRA Larry Phillips Memorial

By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (September 3, 2016) – Once a rising star in the Late Model ranks, Will Vaught races only part-time these days as he raises a family and runs a business. He scored one of his biggest career victories Saturday night. Vaught, of Crane, Mo., took the lead with 13 laps remaining and went on to ...

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Wyman wires field for first Lucas Oil MLRA series triumph

Media Contact: Trenton Berry Kansas City, Kansas (September 2, 2016) – Lakeside Speedway has a way of bringing out the unexpected in Lucas Oil MLRA events. Since the 2009 season, there have been 10 races held at the Kansas City, Kansas oval. Including Friday’s triumph by JC Wyman, there have been a total of five first time series winners in ...

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Phillips sweeps Junction Motor Speedway weekend

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM JUNCTION MOTOR SPEEDWAY! Media Contact: Trenton Berry   McCool Junction, Nebraska (August 13, 2016) – Austin Siebert led the field to the green tonight for the finale of the Lucas Oil MLRA King of the Hill event held this weekend at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Nebraska. Friday’s winner Terry Phillips started on ...

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Terry Phillips breaks drought at McCool Junction

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM JUNCTION MOTOR SPEEDWAY! Media Contact: Trenton Berry   McCool Junction, Nebraska (August 12, 2016) – Terry Phillips rolled into Junction Motor Speedway and prepared to break a couple streaks. Prior to Friday’s win he had not won with the Lucas Oil MLRA since July4, 2014, and he had not won at Junction Motor Speedway ...

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Deer Creek checkers wave for Stovall

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM DEER CREEK SPEEDWAY! Media Contact: Trenton Berry   Spring Valley, Minnesota (August 10, 2016) – Wednesday’s Lucas Oil MLRA stop at Deer Creek Speedway did not disappoint. Jimmy Mars started upfront and swapped the lead with Jesse Stovall a couple of times before settling in behind the current series points leader. When Stovall assumed ...

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Simpson rules West Liberty; pockets $20,000 in two days

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM WEST LIBERTY SPEEDWAY! Media Contact: Trenton Berry West Liberty, Iowa (August 9, 2016) – Chris Simpson was dominant in his heat race early Tuesday night at West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty, Iowa. The same good fortune carried over to the feature, and he led the entire way in the Coors Light MLRA Shootout. ...

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Simpson strongest at Farley

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FARLEY SPEEDWAY! Media Contact: Trenton Berry Farley, Iowa (August 8, 2016) – Farley Speedway’s event represents one of the most unpredictable fields on the entire Lucas Oil MLRA schedule. Monday’s stop was no exception. Mason Zeigler rolled from the DirtonDirt.com pole and led early, prior to Stovall sliding him, in three and four. From ...

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Sanders scores first Salina Highbanks win

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM SALINA! Media Contact: Trenton Berry Salina, Oklahoma (July 2, 2016) – Saturday’s forecast was much more favorable for racing at the Salina Highbanks Speedway, compared to Friday’s show lost to an early evening downpour. 35 of the top Super Late Models in the region signed in for $5,000 to win in the 3rd Annual ...

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