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    PIR serves as final leg of Lucas Oil late model weekend swing in May

    Paducah International RacewayWAYCROSS, GA – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Paducah International Raceway are gearing up for a huge weekend of racing the first weekend of May. The stars and cars of the LOLMDS will visit the Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Ky., on Saturday, May 3, as the final leg of a big three-race weekend in May for the Spring Showdown. The event is scheduled as a 50-lap feature event paying $10,000 to win and $800 to start. The single-day event will include Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and the 50-lap feature event. Support classes running in conjunction with the LOLMDS at Paducah include Crate Late Models and the Modified divisions.

    Paducah International Raceway is owned by Bob Sargent and several NASCAR Stars, including Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kenny Schrader. Sargent recently signed an agreement to lease the track to a new operating group and will continue to run a weekly racing program in 2014. PIR is considered the premier dirt track speedway in Western Kentucky for its fast three-eighths mile track, extensive grandstands and luxury suites. Bob Sargent and the new management group are thrilled to have the LOLMDS visit PIR as part of the three-race weekend.

    “We are very excited to have the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the national stars come to PIR this year,” said Bob Sargent, co-owner of PIR and Macon Speedway. “All the great fans in the Paducah, Ky., area and surrounding areas will see a great show and we’re really looking forward to it. The first weekend in May will be filled with some great racing with the series, starting the weekend at Macon Speedway on Thursday and then finishing the weekend at PIR on Saturday. The new management group and everyone associated with PIR are really thrilled to have the LOLMDS come into town on that weekend.”

    For tickets and more information about Paducah International Raceway, call 270-898-7469 or visit Information is also found at and on Twitter @paducahracing. The track is also available through email at

    “The first weekend of May is shaping up to be a huge weekend for both fans and racers,” said Ritchie Lewis, series director for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. “With the series going to Macon, Tri-City and Paducah, all on one weekend, it’s sure to draw a huge field of talented drivers and the biggest stars of the sport for that weekend. The entire weekend will be a great opportunity for fans who want to see the stars of the LOLMDS battle some of the toughest competitors from anywhere in the country.”

    For the latest breaking news about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the 2014 tour schedule, TV schedule, drivers, sponsors and all the information about the series, visit the official website at:

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    Track Information

    Paducah International Raceway
    Track Phone #: (270) 898-7469
    Promoter – Robert Sargent: (217) 764-3200
    Location: 4445 Shemwell Lane, Paducah, KY 42003

    Tire Rule for Paducah – May 3rd

    Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1320, LM20, 1640, LM40
    Right Rear – Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

    Event Purse

    $10,000 to win- 1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800.

    Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Official Sponsors Include:

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

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

    Fast Orange- “The Official Hand Cleaner” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

    GEICO – “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

    iON Cameras – “The Official Camera of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series”

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

    MAVTV “American Real” – “The Official TV Network” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
    Optima Batteries – “The Official Battery” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

    Ole Smoky Moonshine – “The Official Moonshine” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series“The Official Protect the Harvest Campaign of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

    Super Clean- “Official Cleaner-Degreaser” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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

    Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners Include:

    Allstar Performance, AR Bodies, Bad Boy Mowers, Barry Wright Race Cars, Club 29 Race Cars, Bloomquist Race Cars, Brodix, Clements Race Engines, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, C&R Racing Inc., Crawford Supply, CJ Rayburn Race Cars, CV Products,, Dunn-Benson Ford, Dyers Top Rods, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, Fast Orange, Fuel Safe Fuel Cells, FK Rod Ends, Georgia Boot, Grover Race Engines, Hawk Performance, Hedman Hedders, Hot Rod Processing, Hot Rod Tracker, Industrial Pressure Washers (IPW), Jay Dickens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Kuntz Race Engines, Longhorn Chassis, MasterSbilt Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welders, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Pierce Racecars, Pro Power Racing Engines, Revelution Race Cars, Rick Schwallie Photography, Rocket Chassis, Roush Yates Parts, Simpson Race Products, Total Seal, Traeger Grills, Vic Hill Race Engines, Weld Racing Wheels, Wrisco, 5150 Race Trailers

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