Marquee Events Highlight Lucas Oil MLRA 2011 Schedule!

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  1. jdearing

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    (December 28, 2010) Buckner, MO - The 2011 Lucas Oil MLRA season will kick off in early April at Nebraska Raceway Park for the Spring Meltdown on April 2. A total of 25 race events are tentatively scheduled with several marquee races to highlight the season. An early season addition of The Sunflower State Showdown in Jetmore, Kansas is a two night event paying a separate purse each night.

    In May the series will participate in the 19th Annual Dart Show-Me 100 at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, which is scheduled to be televised on CBS in early June. The three night Show-Me will be followed up with another signature event, the Alphabet Soup Race at Nebraska Raceway Park on May 29.

    A quiet June will make way for July which is packed full of racing action.The 5th Annual CMH Diamond Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway will take place on July 16th. The Silver Dollar Nationals is slated for July 21-23, 2011 at Nebraska Raceway Park. The event will be the largest late model purse in Nebraska history, paying $25,000 to win and $1,000 to start. The month of July will conclude at Lucas Oil Speedway with an event ran in conjunction with the inaugural Diamond Drag Boat Nationals.

    The Lucas Oil MLRA will return to Mayetta, Kansas for Thunder on the Hill III on September 30th and October 1st. The grand finale of the season will be The Clyde Ellis Late Model Showdown at Lakeside Speedway on October 7th and 8th.

    Other notable events include the John Kuntz and Larry Phillips Memorial events held in May and September at the Springfield Raceway. An early April tilt at Heartland Park Topeka will add a new wrinkle to the busy early season schedule. An unforgettable fireworks show will take place following the series annual stop at Adams County Speedway.

    The King of the Hill race will take place in Mid August at the beautiful Junction Motor Speedway. The fan friendly facility boasts large crowds for the two day show. The Missouri State Fair finale is the Lucas Oil MLRA race on Sunday, August 21st at the historic half mile in Sedalia, Missouri. The Lucas Oil MLRA 2010 season was a huge success with an incredible points battle, 2011 looks to impress with new events and generous payouts.

    2011 LUCAS OIL MLRA Tentative Schedule

    April
    2 Nebraska Raceway Park (Spring Melt Down) Greenwood, NE
    8 Heartland Park Topeka Topeka, KS
    9 Lucas Oil Speedway (Spring Thunder) Wheatland, MO
    30 Great American Dirt Track (Sunflower State Showdown) Jetmore, KS

    May
    1 Great American Dirt Track (Sunflower State Showdown) Jetmore, KS
    14 Springfield Raceway (John Kuntz Memorial) Springfield, MO
    21 New Thunder Hill Speedway Mayetta, KS
    26-28 Lucas Oil Speedway (19th Annual Dart Show-Me 100) Wheatland, MO
    29 Nebraska Raceway Park (Alphabet Soup Race) Greenwood, NE

    June

    July
    1 Nebraska Raceway Park (Midwest Tri-Fecta) Greenwood, NE
    2 Adams County Speedway Corning, IA
    16 Lucas Oil Speedway (5th Annual CMH Diamond Nationals) Wheatland, MO
    21-23Nebraska Raceway Park (Silver Dollar Nationals) Greenwood, NE
    30 Lucas Oil Speedway Wheatland, MO

    August
    12 Junction Motor Speedway (King of the Hill) McCool Junction, NE
    13 Junction Motor Speedway (King of the Hill) McCool Junction, NE
    21 Sedalia's State Fair Speedway (Missouri State Fair Championships) Sedalia, MO

    September
    2 Nebraska Raceway Park Greenwood, NE
    3 Heartland Park Topeka Topeka, KS
    17 Springfield Raceway (Larry Phillips Memorial) Springfield, MO
    24 Nebraska Raceway Park (Cornhusker Classic) Greenwood, NE
    30 New Thunder Hill Speedway (Thunder on the Hill III) Mayetta, KS


    October
    1 New Thunder Hill Speedway (Thunder on the Hill III) Mayetta, KS
    7 Lakeside Speedway (Clyde Ellis Late Model Showdown) Kansas City, KS
    8 Lakeside Speedway (Clyde Ellis Late Model Showdown) Kansas City, KS

    November
    TBA Awards Banquet Kansas City, MO

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