LOLMDS Ready for Roaring Knob and Hagerstown

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    WAYCROSS, GA (April 17, 2012) – The Lucas Oil Late ModelDirt Series will again travel to the northeast this weekend and visit RoaringKnob Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, PA and Hagerstown (MD) Speedway for apair of $10,000 to win events this upcoming weekend.

    On Friday Night, April 20th the series will visit theRick Jones-promoted Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex for the second year in arow. Last year in the inaugural visit bythe LOLMDS a record-setting crowd was on hand to witness two-time serieschampion, Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN take the victory. Bloomquist won his first LOLMDS event of 2012this past weekend at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway winning the $25,000to win Commonwealth 100 after he started 18th.


    On Saturday Night, April 21st the nation’s biggest starsand cars of the LOLMDS will take to one of the most historic tracks in all of dirtlate model racing. The LOLMDS will visit Frank Plessinger’s Hagerstown Speedwayfor the 31st Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic. The event will mark the seventh time theLOLMDS has visited the half-mile facility in Hagerstown, MD. In a memorable race last year, JohnBlankenship of Williamson, WV came from the 17th starting spot towin his first career LOLMDS race. Withthe win Blankenship became the sixth different winner in the six eventssanctioned by the series at Hagerstown.

    Jimmy Owens continues to lead the nation’s premiernational championship point’s standings with a slim lead over Don O’Neal. Steve Francis, Jonathan Davenport and EarlPearson Jr. round out the top five in the series points standings heading intothis weekend’s events. A strong group of regional and local late model racersare expected to be competing at both events this weekend. The LOLMDS stars willhave their hands full as some of the toughest competitors at defending theirhome tracks will be ready when the LOLMDS rolls into PA and MD this weekend.

    “We’re excited about this weekend’s events and lookforward to visiting the upper northeast. With numerous stars expected to attendthis weekend, the fans should see some great racing during what has shaped upto be a fan friendly weekend for everyone to enjoy”, stated Ritchie, Lewis,series director.

    There will be a complete show both nights with Red BuckCigar Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a $10,000 to win main event. Joining the LOLMDS at Roaring Knob will bethe FASTRAK Pro Late Models paying $1,200 to win. Hagerstown Speedway will have a special PureStock feature event to go along with the LOLMDS main event on Saturday night.

    Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex is located at 380 FearerRoad in Markleysburg, PA. For moreinformation you can visit the track’s website at www.roaringknob.com or by calling the track phone on raceday at (724) 329-0306.

    Hagerstown Speedway is located at 15112 National Pike inHagerstown, MD. For more information youcan visit the track’s website at www.hagerstownspeedway.com or by calling the track phone at(301) 582-0640.

    For thelatest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series check out www.lucasdirt.com. Be sure and visit the series onsocial media outlets as well at http://www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and http://twitter.com/#!/lucasdirt.

    Current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series ChampionshipPoints Standings

    1. Jimmy Owens (Newport, TN) – 1315
    2. Don O’Neal (Martinsville, IN) – 1230
    3. Jonathan Davenport (Blairsville, GA) –1210
    4. Steve Francis (Ashland, KY) – 1200
    5. Earl Pearson Jr. (Jacksonville, FL) –1160
    6. Dennis Erb Jr. (Carpentersville, IL) –1120
    7. Jared Landers (Batesville, AR) – 1115
    8. Scott Bloomquist (Mooresburg, TN) –1090
    9. Tyler Reddick (Corning, CA) - 1075
    10. John Blankenship (Williamson, WV) –990

    About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Founded in 2005, theLucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nations' premier dirt late modelsanctioning organization. It currently sanctions 46 events in 19 states in 2012and receives national exposure through taped-delayed series events that areshown on CBS, CBS Sports, SPEED, NBC Sports and MAVTV.

    About Lucas Oil Products: Founded in 1989 byForrest and Charlotte Lucas, Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has established itself asone of the fastest-growing lubrication product lines in the consumer automotiveaftermarket, featuring a line of engine oils, greases, gear lubes andproblem-solving additives. Through innovative product research and development,along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has establisheditself as the number one selling fuel treatment and additive productsmanufacturer in America and Canada. Lucas Oil Products has long been directlyinvolved in the American racing industry at all levels through multiple vehiclesponsorships and racing events.

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