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DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were ...

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Justin Grant Hustles To Vacuworx Qualifying Night Victory

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 12, 2018) Justin Grant found the cushion early and never left it during Friday’s 25 lap Vacuworx Qualifying Night A-Feature in the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Rolling past 2008 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Champion, Damion Gardner, on Lap 17 to claim his second consecutive Friday night victory ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway weekly racers get more MAVTV exposure in 2018

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By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 4, 2018) – Racing fans worldwide got a glimpse of the weekly action from Lucas Oil Speedway late in the 2017 season, when “Lucas Oil Speedway Saturday Night Racing” premiered on MAVTV Motorsports Network. This season, the television exposure is expanding to include even more of the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series ...

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NASCAR stars Edwards, Schrader headline Racers Reunion

WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 2, 2018) – One of the highlights of the racing offseason returns on Saturday with the 31st annual Ozarks Area Racers Foundation Reunion and Hall of Fame ceremony at the Ozarks Empire Fairgrounds E-Plex in Springfield. Lucas Oil Speedway and the Lucas Oil MLRA both will have information booths at the event, with schedules and information about ...

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Oklahoma’s Jason McDougal Leads Feature Count Going Into 33rd Annual Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Finale

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 31, 2017) With 221 rounds of competition complete in the 33rd Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout, the stage is nearly set for a Sunday showdown with the 110 drivers from 17 states already locking themselves into at least one of the eight championships A-Feature events on December 31, 2017. Of the 110 that can breathe ...

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33rd Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Is Underway

  Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 28, 2017) With 41 of a scheduled 270 races in the books, the 33rd Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout is underway with Outlaw Non-Wing and Restricted A-Class kicking off this year’s multi-day event with Heat Race competition. Starting off with 30 Heat Races for Outlaw Non-Wing, four former Shootout Champions started their weekend off ...

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33rd Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Fires Off This Thursday At The River Spirit Expo Center

TULSA, Okla. (December 26, 2017) With over 1,000 entries on the docket, the 33rd Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout is shaping up to be the largest meeting of Micros and Mini-Sprints ever seen at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, located inside the River Spirit Expo Center. Of the modern grouping of classes, the most entries received stands at 1,249 for the 2016 ...

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Entries For 32nd Chili Bowl Nationals Moves North Of 200 Ahead Of Entry Deadline

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 12, 2017) Construction of the Tulsa Expo Raceway is underway with the first loads of clay hitting the floor of the River Spirit Expo Center on Wednesday, December 12, 2017. As the quarter-mile oval take shape, the list of drivers seeking the conquer the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, ...

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Hall of Fame inductee Mittler aims for health awareness via blood drive at Ozarks Area Racers annual event

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (December 11, 2017) – Mike Mittler is renowned for his ability to spot young driving talent, opening the NASCAR door to guys like fellow Missourians Carl Edwards and Jamie McMurray. But when Mittler is inducted into the Ozarks Area Racers Foundation Hall of Fame next month in Springfield, the St. Louis native wants to ...

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USMTS finalizes 2018 schedule, set for first stop in Arizona

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 10)–Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series announced the addition of four events to the 2018 campaign this weekend, filling the three dates previously marked as “to be announced” and adding the series’ first-ever date in the State of Arizona. Two shows were added to fill out the May 4-6 weekend, and features a return to two ...

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NEW TITLE SPONSOR, NEW VENUES RING IN RECHARGED USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES IN 2018

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana………A brand new title sponsor and a pair of new venues amongst a slate of popular series mainstays bring an invigorated USAC National Midget scene in 2018 with 23 events, 21 venues and nine states occupying the USAC P1 Insurance Midget National Championship schedule. The series has partnered with an innovative technology launching ...

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USAC SPRINTS SLATED FOR 45 EVENTS FROM COAST-TO-COAST IN 2018

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana………Following a year of renaissance with a new breed of drivers ascending to the top of the standings, the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship reloads for a 2018 schedule that includes 45 events between the months of February and November. Leading off the schedule once again for the ninth-straight season is “Winter ...

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Missouri native, dirt-track warrior Schrader headed to Ozarks Area Racers Hall of Fame in January

WHEATLAND, Missouri (December 5, 2017) – Ken Schrader has been driving race cars for nearly 50 years and he has no plans on slowing down soon. The St. Louis native entered 65 dirt-track events in 2017, including two nights of the Spring Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. “I’m sure we’ll hit that spring-time show at Wheatland again ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Releases 38 – Event 2018 Schedule

Belleville, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League has released a schedule showcasing 38 -events throughout 2018 with the season kicking off in February at Bubba Raceway Park and ending in November at Kennedale Speedway for the Season Championship. Starting 2018, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League will head to Ocala, Florida for the season opener at ...

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Elite Sprints to Join POWRi Sanction in 2018

Belleville, IL – The Texas-based Elite Sprint Car Series will come under POWRi sanction for 2018 effectively creating the POWRi Lucas Oil Elite Sprint Car Series. POWRi and the Elite Sprints have partnered together to continue the growth of traditional sprint car racing in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas. The Elite Sprints are currently a non-wing 305 sprint care league ...

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COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Unveils 2018 Schedule

Beebe, Arkansas (11/28/17) – The stars and cars of the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil are going to be quite busy in 2018. The series’ 2018 schedule has officially been released and boasts 34 races at 15 different tracks in six states. The schedule includes nine $3,000-to-win events and six $5,000-to-win races. The tour will ...

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