Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Appliancezone.com Pace Car Give Away Contest Continues to Pennsylvania This Weekend

Lucas Oil Late Model SeriesWaycross, GA (April 26, 2011) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Appliancezone.com pace car/ Dirt Track World Championship trip give away contest continues as the series heads to the state of Pennsylvania for two events this weekend. Appliancezone.com, a leader in on-line retail of appliance parts and accessories to do-it-yourself homeowners, has signed on as the “Official Appliance Parts Retailer” for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and has put together a unique contest geared towards the race fans in 2011.

As part of their sponsorship, Appliancezone.com CEO, Jim Allen, and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series have put together a special contest to give one lucky fan the Official ApplianceZone.com Pace Car of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, a 2011 Chevy RS Camaro. Also included is an all-expenses paid trip to the season finale at the Appliancezone.com Dirt Track World Championship presented by Lucas Oil Products on Oct 14-15th at K-C Raceway in Alma, Ohio. The Appliancezone.com Car/Trip give away contest began back in February during the DART Winternationals at East Bay Raceway in Tampa, FL.

The Official Pace Car of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will be at every event, including this weekend’s events at Bedford Speedway and Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex, both in Pennsylvania. The Appliancezone.com pace car will be on display at all series events in 2011, along with its duties of pace-car, starting the field for each feature event. The winner will be announced on October 8th at the Dixie Shootout at Dixie speedway in Woodstock, Georgia. The winner and one guest will receive an all expenses paid trip for the following weekend to the Dirt Track World Championship at K-C Raceway in Ohio and will be presented the car on the front stretch.

Fans can register to win the 2011 Chevy RS Camaro and the all expenses paid trip to the Appliancezone.com DTWC at www.appliancezone.com. No purchase is necessary to be eligible to win the grand prize. You must be 18 years old to register and have a valid e-mail address. One entry per person, but after initial entry into contest, additional entries will be accepted with any purchase from www.appliancezone.com. The grand-prize winner will be chosen at random. Lucas Oil Officials and Appliance Zone employees are NOT eligible to win the contest. A special contest link will also be on the home page of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series website at www.lucasdirt.com.

“We’ve had a tremendous response already to the contest and the fans have really been excited at the events to see the car up close. For fans that haven’t seen the car yet they can log onto www.appliancezoneracing.com and click on the contest box and see several pictures of the car”, stated Jim Allen, CEO of Appliancezone.com.

A special thanks also goes out to John Jones Chevrolet of Corydon, IN. Owners John Jones and Brett Wilson stepped up to be a part of this contest and have worked closely with Jim Allen to help in providing the car for the contest. For more information about their dealership visit www.GMCity.com.

To learn more about the contest and Appliance Zone please visit www.ApplianceZone.com or the Appliance Zone racing website located at www.ApplianceZoneRacing.com.

For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, log onto www.lucasdirt.com or call the series office at (951) 532-2503.
About Appliancezone.com:

Incorporated in 2008, Appliancezone.com is a leading on-line retailer of appliance parts and accessories to do-it-yourself homeowners. It was started by CEO, Jim Allen and his wife Paula, who operated an appliance repair business for nearly fourteen years prior to starting the internet company Appliance Zone. Appliance Zone was recently recognized by Inc 500, as the 3rd fastest growing retail company in America in 2010. Business First of Louisville also recognized and awarded Appliance Zone with the “Emerging Business of the Year Award” in December 2010. ApplianceZone.com offers over 500,000 appliance parts and accessories for appliance brands such as Whirlpool, Kitchenaid, GE, Maytag, Frigidaire, and many more.

About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nations’ premier dirt late model sanctioning organization. It currently sanctions 43 events in 18 states and receives national exposure through taped-delayed series events that are shown on CBS, SPEED Channel, VERSUS Network and MAV TV.

About Lucas Oil Products: Founded in 1989 by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has established itself as one of the fastest growing lubrication product lines in the consumer automotive aftermarket, featuring a line of engine oils, greases, gear lubes and problem-solving additives. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the number one selling fuel treatment and additive products manufacturer in America and Canada. Lucas Oil Products has long been directly involved in the American racing industry at all levels through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing events.

NETWORK AIR DATE AIR TIME VENUE EVENT NAME LOCATION EVENT DATE
MavTV 6/2/11 9:00PM East Bay Raceway Park 35th Annual DART Winternationals Presented by Magnaflow (Fri) Tampa, FL 2/11/11
SPEED 6/12/11 12:00 PM Batesville Motor Speedway Bad Boy 98 Batesville, AR 5/21/11
CBS 6/19/11 5:00 PM Lucas Oil Speedway 19th Annual DART Show-Me 100 Wheatland, MO 5/28/11
SPEED 7/31/11 1:00 PM Magnolia Motor Speedway Clash at the Mag Columbus, MS 7/9/11
SPEED 8/7/11 1:00 PM Tri-City Speedway Budweiser Battle at the Beach Pontoon Beach, IL 7/15/11
VERSUS 8/27/11 2:30 PM Batesville Motor Speedway Bad Boy 98 Batesville, AR 5/21/11
SPEED 9/4/11 11:00 AM Florence Speedway 29th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Presented by Lucas Oil Florence, KY 8/13/11
MavTV 9/8/11 9:00PM Batesville Motor Speedway Bad Boy 98 Batesville, AR 5/21/11
SPEED 9/17/11 2:00 PM Lawrenceburg Speedway Lawrenceburg, IN 8/26/11
SPEED 10/2/11 1:00 PM Portsmouth Raceway Park River Days Rumble Portsmouth, OH 9/3/11
SPEED 10/9/11 1:00 PM Virginia Motor Speedway ASi Racewear USA 100 Saluda, VA 9/17/11
SPEED 10/23/11 6:00 PM Brownstown Speedway 32nd Annual Jackson 100 Brownstown, IN 9/24/11
SPEED 10/30/11 3:00 PM Dixie Speedway Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout Woodstock, GA 10/8/11
VERSUS 12/18/11 6:00 PM Florence Speedway 29th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Presented by Lucas Oil Florence, KY 8/13/11
MavTV 12/29/11 9:00PM Florence Speedway 29th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Presented by Lucas Oil Florence, KY 8/13/11
SPEED TBA TBA Lucas Oil Speedway Diamond Nationals Wheatland, MO 7/16/11
SPEED TBA TBA Knoxville Raceway 8th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Knoxville, IA 10/1/11
MavTV TBA TBA Dixie Speedway Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout Woodstock, GA 10/8/11
VERSUS TBA TBA Dixie Speedway Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout Woodstock, GA 10/8/11

2011 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Sponsors

ApplianceZone.com- “The Official Appliance Parts Retailer” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

ASI Racewear – “The Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Canidae Pet Foods – “The Official Pet Foods” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

DART Machinery – “The Official Engine Components” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

E3 Spark Plugs – “The Official Spark Plug” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Geico Power Sports – “The Official Insurance” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

General Tire – “The Official Tire” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Hoosier Tire – “The Official Race Tire” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

K&N Filters – “The Official Filter” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Lucas Oil Products – “The Official Oil” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Magnaflow Exhaust – “The Official Exhaust” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

MavTV – “The Official Men’s Network” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

R&L Carrier – “The Official Carrier” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Rockstar Energy Drink – “The Official Drink” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Speedco – “The Official Truck Lube and Tire Center” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Sunoco Race Fuels – “The Official Fuel” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

2011 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Supporters Include:

Allstar Performance, American Racer, Banshee Graphics, Bloomquist Race Cars, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, Cruise with the Champions, DirtonDirt.com, Dominator Race Products, Dyers Top Rods, ECR Race Engines, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, Gaerte Engines, GRT Race Cars, Hawk Performance, Hypercoil, Janowski Insurance, Jay Dickens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Longhorn Chassis, MasterSbilt Chassis, Öhlins, Outerwears, PBM/Erson Cams, Performance Bodies, Pierce Racecars, Pro Power Racing, Quarter Master, Race Engine Design, Red Buck Cigars, Rhyne Race Engines, Rick Schwallie Photography, Rocket Chassis, Roush Yates Engines, Safety Solutions, Sweet Manufactuing, Vic Hill Race Engines, Warrior Race Cars, Weld Racing Wheels, Wiles Drive Shafts, Wrisco, 5150 Race Trailers.

James Essex, Public Relations Coordinator, jessex@lucasdirt.com