Not only will race fans get a chance to see the nation’s top stars battling it out at the famed “Clay by the Bay”, but fans will have several opportunities to pick up some free prizes and gifts throughout the week at East Bay Raceway Park. Numerous prizes and free gifts will be available compliments of Canidae All Natural Pet Foods, General Tire, MavTV, Lucas Oil Products, and DART Machinery.
As part of their title sponsorship of the 36th Annual DART Winternationals, DART Machinery will give away a special DART Hat to the first 100 spectators through the gate on Friday February 17th and again on Saturday February 18th. With so many car enthusiasts that attend motorsports events DART wanted to give something to the fans that attend the DART Winternationals as well. DART is the acknowledged leader in aftermarket components for racing engines. For more information on DART, visit their website at www.dartheads.com.
Lucas Oil Products will also be giving away Lucas Slick Mist to fans as they enter the grandstand gates during the week, along with several other contests each night for fans to win some Lucas Slick Mist and Lucas Oil apparel. Canidae Pet Foods and General Tire will have displays in the midway/vendor area with numerous free gifts to fans that come by the displays during the week. ASI Racewear, “Official Merchandise Trailer” of the LOLMDS will also be on hand with all the new 2012 LOLMDS apparel and event shirts for the 36th Annual DART Winternationals. Numerous other vendors will be on hand in the midway area, along with the famous “Strawberry Short Cake”, a tradition at the East Bay DART Winternationals.
The MavTV promotion will be on hand at East Bay Raceway Park offering fans a chance to win numerous prizes by just registering to get MavTV added to your cable and satellite carriers. The MavTV models will be on hand as well to help fans register at the MavTV tent for numerous gifts including Hats, T-Shirts, and numerous other prizes.
MavTV is a 24/7 high-definition look at a wide variety of high octane motorsports, gut-busting comedy shows, scripted dramas, blockbuster feature films and much, much more! MavTV understands that a large percentage of the population needs an alternative to song and dance reality shows, they operate with more respect to the blue collar family’s bottom line – delivering everlasting eyefuls of unique programming to guarantee they get their HD money’s worth. The network is now available in over 40 million homes and carried on most major cable, telco, and satellite providers, as well as mobile television platforms. For more information, please visit www.mavtv.com.
The 36th Annual DART Winternationals gets started on Sunday night February 12th with an open practice followed by a pair of $5,000 to win shows on Monday and Tuesday nights Feb 13-14th. Drivers will compete for $7,000 to win on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The final two nights, Friday and Saturday, events will pay $10,000 to win respectively. The final two night’s events on Friday and Saturday will be the first points paying events of the 2012 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Each night’s events will include Hot laps, Red Buck Cigars Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, PRC Strawberry Dash presented by DirtonDirt.com, and the A-Main feature event each night.
“We’re very excited to have the huge support from our sponsors that are willing to give the fans some great prizes and gifts by attending the DART Winternationals. Our fans are most important to the series and to have partners like Canidae Pet Foods, General Tire, DART, MavTV, and Lucas Oil Products provide some neat prizes for fans is really cool. We’re looking forward to another great week of exciting racing action and seeing all the fans as well”, stated Ritchie Lewis, series director.
For more information on the 36th Annual “DART Winternationals”, log onto the track’s website at www.eastbayracewaypark.com.
For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, visit the series’ website at www.lucasdirt.com or call the series’ office at (951) 532-2503.
Be sure and visit the series on the social media outlets as well at http://www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and http://twitter.com/#!/lucasdirt.
2012 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series/East Bay “DART Winternationals” Schedule
East Bay Raceway Park-Tampa, FL
Sunday, February 12th – Open Practice Session – 6-9 PM
Monday, February 13th – $5,000 to win
Tuesday, February 14th – $5,000 to win
Wednesday, February 15th – $7,000 to win
Thursday, February 16th – $7,000 to win
Friday, February 17th – $10,000 to win (points event)
Saturday, February 18th – $10,000 to win (points event)
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 46 events in 19 states in 2012 and receives national exposure through taped-delayed series events that are shown on CBS, SPEED, NBC Sports Network and MavTV.
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.
2012 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule
Venue Track City, State To Win
13-Feb East Bay Raceway Park Tampa, FL $5,000
14-Feb East Bay Raceway Park Tampa, FL $5,000
15-Feb East Bay Raceway Park Tampa, FL $7,000
16-Feb East Bay Raceway Park Tampa, FL $7,000
17-Feb East Bay Raceway Park Tampa, FL $10,000
18-Feb East Bay Raceway Park Tampa, FL $10,000
24-Mar Brownstown Speedway Brownstown, IN $10,000
30-Mar Jackson Motor Speedway Jackson, MS $10,000
31-Mar Lonestar Speedway Kilgore, TX $10,000
13,14-Apr Virginia Motor Speedway Saluda, VA $25,000
20-Apr Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex Markleysburg, PA $10,000
21-Apr Hagerstown Speedway Hagerstown, MD $10,000
4-May Tri-City Speedway Pontoon Beach, IL $10,000
5-May Paducah International Raceway Paducah, KY $10,000
11-May Hartford Motor Speedway Hartford, MI $10,000
12-May La Salle Speedway La Salle, IL $10,000
18,19-May Batesville Motor Speedway Batesville, AR $20,000
25,26-May Lucas Oil Speedway Wheatland, MO $30,000
1-Jun Tazewell Speedway Tazewell, TN $10,000
2-Jun Florence Speedway Florence, KY $10,000
22-Jun Cherokee Speedway Gaffney, SC $10,000
23-Jun Wythe Raceway Rural Retreat, VA $10,000
1-Jul Portsmouth Raceway Park Portsmouth, OH $10,000
3-Jul Muskingum County Speedway Zanesville, OH $10,000
6,7-Jul Magnolia Motor Speedway Columbus, MS $20,000
13-Jul Tri-City Speedway Pontoon Beach, IL $10,000
14-Jul Lucas Oil Speedway Wheatland, MO $10,000
20,21-Jul I-80 Speedway Greenwood, NE $25,000
24-Jul Stateline Speedway Busti, NY $10,000
25-Jul Utica Rome Speedway Vernon, NY $10,000
26-Jul Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY $10,000
28-Jul Hagerstown Speedway Hagerstown, MD $10,000
10,11-Aug Florence Speedway Florence, KY $50,000
17,18-Aug Batesville Motor Speedway Batesville, AR $40,000
23-Aug Volunteer Speedway Bulls Gap, TN $10,000
25-Aug Lawrenceburg Speedway Lawrenceburg, IN $10,000
31-Aug, 1-Sep Portsmouth Raceway Park Portsmouth, OH $20,000
2-Sep Hillbilly Hundred TBA $25,000
14,15-Sep Virginia Motor Speedway Saluda, VA $20,000
21,22-Sep Brownstown Speedway Brownstown, IN $20,000
27-Sep Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA $7,000
28-Sep Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA $7,000
29-Sep Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA $40,000
6-Oct Dixie Speedway Woodstock, GA $10,000
7-Oct Rome International Speedway Rome, GA $10,000
19,20-Oct DTWC TBA $50,000