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Lucas Oil MLRA Set for Exciting Four Race Weekend

Wheatland, Missouri (April 30, 2019) – The Lucas Oil MLRA will jump back into action this weekend, embarking on their first four race weekend of 2019. The extended weekend of action will come to life on Thursday night and feature a stretch of new and old venues reaching from West Central Iowa to the banks of the Mississippi River in ...

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Vaught Tops Field in MLRA’s Return to Caney Valley

Media Contact: Billy Rock Caney, KS (April 27, 2019) – Saturday night’s long awaited return of the Lucas Oil MLRA to the Caney Valley Speedway proved to be well worth the 23 year wait. For 2018 MLRA series runner-up Will Vaught, it marked his first ever visit to the ¼ mile speedway as he cashed in on the $3,000 pay ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Seventh in Slocum 50; Ready for Lucas Oil Series Doubleheader

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb Racing traveled to Davenport Speedway in Davenport, Iowa and 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa on April 19-20 for a pair of Lucas Oil MLRA Series battles. On Friday night in a $5,000 to win tilt on the sprawling Davenport 1/2-mile, Dennis Erb, Jr. moved up to third in his stacked heat race and later rolled ...

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Junghans Dominates in Lucas Oil MLRA Opener at Davenport

Media Contact: Billy Rock Davenport, IA (April 19, 2019) – The Lucas Oil MLRA season kicked off on Friday night at the super-fast ½ mile Davenport Speedway and for Chase Junghans it was a near perfect night. Junghans kept his Shop Quick Convenience Stores sponsored Rocket XR1 Chassis out in front all night sweeping both his heat and the $5,000 ...

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Take Two–MLRA Opener Heads To Davenport & 34 Raceway

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (April 16, 2019) – Mother Nature may have taken down the opening weekend for the Lucas Oil MLRA last week, but in doing so it has now set up one of the biggest double header weekends of the year to kick start the 2019 campaign.  This weekend’s Eastern Iowa swing will offer up a ...

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With cool, wet weather in weekend forecast, Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Nationals cancelled

WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 11, 2019) – With cool temperatures expected on Friday and a forecast of persistent rain on Saturday, Lucas Oil Speedway and Lucas Oil MLRA officials have cancelled this weekend’s scheduled 6th annual MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com. Full programs had been scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights, with the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds and O’Reilly Auto ...

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Jimmy Mars Scores Impressive Runner-Up in Illini 100 at Farmer City!

(MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN) Returning to action for the first time since Arizona in January, Mars Racing invaded Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on April 5-6 for the 12th Annual ‘Illini 100,’ which was once again sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. On Friday night in the $6,000 to win weekend opener at FCR, Jimmy ...

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What races do you have on your schedule in March and April  !!!!  

by Don Martin Spring is just around the corner and many folks are starting to get the racing itch.    I have put a March and April schedule together to highlight some of the bigger shows that are coming up in the Midwest. No better way to start by escaping the artic by going indoors to DuQuoin, Illinois for the USAC ...

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Time to ring in 2019 with the release of the new tour schedule!

CONCORD, NC — Dec. 4, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series 2019 tour will span 47 races at 36 total tracks in 16 states and includes nine new venues to the schedule, shown below. The season kicks off on Feb. 8-9 with the Winter Freeze IX at the Screven Motorsports Complex for a two-night show in Sylvania, ...

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Belle-Clair Speedway & Quincy Raceway on 2019 Lucas Oil MLRA Schedule

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Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (December 1, 2018) – Following the conclusion of one of the most exciting racing seasons in recently history, the Lucas Oil MLRA series is once again full speed ahead for 2019. Series Director Ernie Leftwich and his staff have been hard at work in recent weeks putting the finishing touches on a diverse and ...

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Holladay adds Deery Series victory to record of LaSalle success

LASALLE, Ill. (Aug. 4) – The winner of the last One Night Stand main event became the winner of the first Deery Brothers Summer Series feature held at LaSalle Speedway. Chad Holladay made his way from fifth to first following one late restart, then held off hard charger Cayden Carter following a caution with three laps left in winning Saturday’s ...

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First LaSalle Speedway date is Aug. 4 for Deery Brothers Summer Series

La Salle Speedway

LASALLE, Ill. (July 30) – The Deery Brothers Summer Series makes its first-ever visit Saturday to LaSalle Speedway, where a $2,000 check awaits the winner of the Aug. 4 Illinois Valley IMCA Showdown main event. The 10th of a dozen races on the 2018 IMCA Late Model tour schedule pays a minimum of $300 to start. “IMCA Late Models have ...

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Chad Simpson scores first career World of Outlaw win at Davenport!

DAVENPORT, IA — July 24, 2018 — For the first time in 11 years, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series paid a visit to Davenport Speedway on Tuesday, July 24. The big half-mile located just west of the Iowa/Illinois state line and part of the Quad Cities in Davenport, IA was the site for a $10,000-to-win payday and ...

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Chris Madden Repeats Past Success at Ogilvie Raceway for Series Win No. 5

OGILVIE, MN – July 14, 2018 – Chris Madden repeated his 2017 success at Ogilvie Raceway on Saturday as he collected his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory of 2018. The route back to Victory Lane for Madden and his Barry Wright Race Cars [BWRC] wasn’t an easy one. The team was forced to unload their backup ...

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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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