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Lady Luck shines on McCoin as Lucas Oil Speedway Weekly Racing Series begins

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By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (April 17, 2016) – Todd McCoin hopped out of his race car and pumped his fist. It was time to celebrate at a place where Lady Luck has not always ridding alongside. “It’s been a long time coming at this track,” McCoin said Saturday night after his wire-to-wire victory in the ALPS Food Stores ...

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Budweiser Weekly Championship Series begins on Saturday

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Wheatland, Missouri (April 12, 2016) – After an action-packed opening weekly that featured the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models Spring Nationals, it’s time to wave the green flag on the Budweiser Weekly Championship Series at Lucas Oil Speedway. Saturday’s regular-season opener, presented by KOZL 27, will find all four classifications in action for the first of 13 weekly programs that ...

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Brian Shirley spanks field in MLRA Spring Nationals finale; Woods wins and Schultz doubles up

By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (April 10, 2016) – Brian Shirley and his team made an overnight drive for the final night of the Lucas Oil MLRA 3rd Annual Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com. It was worth the trip. The veteran Illinois driver, a night after a fifth-place run in a World of Outlaws Late Model race in Wheel, ...

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Hall of Famer Moyer, Brown and Schultz take opening-high honors at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (April 9, 2016) – Lucas Oil Speedway kicked off a new season with one of dirt-racing’s all-time greats putting on a show on a cool, windy Friday night. Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Billy Moyer may be semi-retired, but he looked in vintage form with a wire-to-wire victory in the 30-lap Lucas Oil ...

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Moyer nails down first win of the year in MLRA lid lifter

Media Contact: Trenton Berry Wheatland, Missouri (April 8, 2016) – The semi-retired Billy Moyer rolled into Lucas Oil Speedway and walked away with the $2,000 top prize, Friday, in the opening round of the 3rd Annual Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com. The win for Moyer is the 806th of his Hall of Fame career and first of the season. He ...

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Twelve things (plus one) to know about Lucas Oil Speedway’s 2016 season

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Wheatland, Missouri (April 7, 2016) – The 2016 season at Lucas Oil Speedway takes the green flag Friday night, with the Lucas Oil MLRA Series’ 3rd annual Spring Nationals headlining a two-night program. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds and Carson’s Corner NAPA Street Stocks also have full shows both nights. It’s going to be a terrific next seven months at ...

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Callaway Raceways and I-35 Speedway Open 2016 ULMA Campaign!

ULMA - United Late Model Association

Sam Stoecklin ULMA Public Relations April 6, 2016 After last week’s scheduled opening event for the Tenth-Anniversary Season of Lucas Cattle Company ULMA racing was washed out, drivers are eager for Friday and Saturday to arrive for the first two championship points-earning races of the season. Callaway Raceway action takes place Friday with the venue’s first event of the year. ...

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Lucas Oil MLRA ready to sling dirt in season opener

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Media Contact: Trenton Berry Wheatland, Missouri (April 6, 2016) – This weekend marks the return of the Lucas Oil MLRA. Fans, competitors and officials will gather this weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri for the Third Annual Spring Nationals presented by RacingJunk.com. This season is the 28th consecutive year of racing for the Missouri based MLRA tour. It’s ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway season opens this weekend with 3rd annual MLRA Spring Nationals

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Wheatland, Missouri (April 5, 2016) – It’s time to go racing at Lucas Oil Speedway with green flag waving on the 2016 season this weekend. Headlining a two-night season-opening program is the Lucas Oil MLRA Series with the 3rd annual MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com. Also on Friday and Saturday, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds and Carson’s Corner NAPA Street ...

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New Off Road track coming to Lucas Oil Speedway in 2017

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Wheatland, Missouri (March 30, 2016) – Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson announced on Wednesday that an Off-Road track will be added to the facility and host a Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series event in 2017. “We’re pleased to announce the addition of another exciting form of motorsports, the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, to our already ...

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2016 ULMA Season Begins Friday!

ULMA - United Late Model Association

Sam Stoecklin ULMA Public Relations March 29, 2016 The first race of the season for Lucas Cattle Company ULMA Late Model drivers takes place Friday, April 1st at Callaway Raeway in Fulton, Missouri. The event serves as the first race for ULMA’s tenth anniversary season. The race is poised to be the 418th race sanctioned by ULMA since year number ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway to host Test and Tune on Saturday

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Wheatland, Missouri (March 29, 2016) – Engines will roar to life for the first time in 2016 at Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday with a preseason Test and Tune session from 2-6 p.m. Drivers in all of the Lucas Oil Speedway divisions – ALPS Food Store ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods and Carson’s ...

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Hendrix eager for fresh start in Lucas Oil Speedway Street Stock division

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Wheatland, Missouri (March 24, 2016) – The old racing term “checkers or wreckers” applied to David Hendrix’s 2015 season at Lucas Oil Speedway. Hendrix celebrated in victory lane twice in his Street Stock, a seemingly sure way to wind up in championship contention. But instead, the veteran competitor from Laquey wound up a distant fifth in Carson’s Corner NAPA Auto ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway to phase in non-smoking policy

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By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (March 18, 2016) – As one of America’s premier motorsports destinations, Lucas Oil Speedway continues to be committed to the total fan experience. Based on fan feedback, the facility will move toward becoming a non-smoking facility. Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson announced this week that smoking will not be allowed inside any ...

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The “Racing Principal” Pursley looks for first track title

By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (March 3, 2016) – Jason Pursley is the principal who drives fast. It’s all good. Students and parents cheer him on. “I trade in my suit and tie for a helmet and a fire suit,” said Pursley, the Hickory County R-1 Skyline-Urbana elementary-school boss man. He’s been racing A-Modifieds around Ozark-area dirt tracks for ...

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Three-day Show-Me 100 passes on sale Feb. 8

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Wheatland, MO (February 1, 2016) – There’s one way to guarantee the best seats in house for the season’s biggest dirt-track weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway. Three-day reserved seats for the 24th annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, May 26-28, go on sale February 8. This year’s Show-Me 100 weekend will, for the first time, have features for ...

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Visit Lucas Oil Speedway, Lucas MLRA at pair of weekend events

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Wheatland, MO (January 21, 2016) – Lucas Oil Speedway and the Lucas Oil MLRA will be represented at two major offseason events this weekend. The Kansas City Boat & Sportshow at Bartle Hall in downtown Kansas City runs through Sunday. Stop by and see Lucas Oil MLRA assistant director Ernie Leftwich along with LaRay Hankins and Kebra Keightley of Lucas ...

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Shaddox finds right fit with Lucas Oil Speedway division title a goal in 2016

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MEDIA CONTACT: Lyndal Scranton (Lscranton755@gmail.com) Wheatland, MO (January 6, 2016) – It only took a couple of laps around Lucas Oil Speedway and Chip Shaddox was hooked. That was eight years ago. A friend in his hometown of Wheatland had asked Shaddox to take a few practice laps in a Factory Stock that he was looking to sell. “I never ...

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