WHEATLAND, MO (April 22nd, 2014) – Anticipation continues to build for the 22nd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, as the first Dirt Late Model Crown Jewel event of the season rolls into Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on May 22nd-24th, 2014.
“The response for the Show-Me 100 has been tremendous this year with the great history of this event, the exposure provided by our television partners and the standing room only crowds that we have had here in Wheatland the past four seasons.” commented Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson. “If you haven’t purchased your reserved seat tickets we urge you to do that quickly as they are really starting to go fast as we get closer to Memorial Day Weekend.”
The 22nd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 gets under way on Thursday, May 22nd with a $5,000 to win Lucas Oil MLRA event plus a complete Pitts Homes USRA Modified Show featuring NASCAR Star and TV personality Kenny Wallace.
Action on Friday, May 23rd kicks off with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Qualifying followed by six 20-lap heat races as the top-3 in each heat race automatically transfer to the $30,000 to win Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 on Saturday night.
Friday night racing action also includes the $1,000 to win Crawford Supply Race of Champions Presented by Traeger Grills which in 2014 will not only all previous Show-Me 100 Champions but will now also include all previous Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA Champions that are entered in this year’s Show-Me 100.
The Hot Rod Tracker Manufacturers Dash featuring the fastest qualifiers in each chassis brand will also be running for a $1,000 to win top prize. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will be running preliminary events as they attempt to qualify for their main event on Saturday night.
On Saturday night May 24th, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competitors not already locked into the 100-lap main event will attempt to work their way in through B-Mains and the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge.
The $30,000 to win, 100-lap finale is set to follow as Jimmy Owens looks to continue his stranglehold on the Lucas Oil Speedway. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds round out the weekend action with a special $1,000 to win Main Event Presented by RacinDirt.com.
A limited number of 2-day Reserved Seat Tickets remain and can only be purchased by calling the track office at (417) 282-5984.
Advanced General Admission tickets for all 3-days of action are available at www.LucasOilSpeedway.com as well as the complete weekend schedule, pricing, and ticket information.
Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, MO. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With it’s entrance located just outside the pit gate this sprawling scenic camping facility will continue to enhance the racing experience at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. Click www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.
Race fans can go to www.LucasOilSpeedway.com to view the complete schedule for Lucas Oil Speedway’s 2014 season, find detailed event information, get the latest news, and get complete ticket and campsite information. In addition, fans can get social with Lucas Oil Speedway by following @LucasSpeedway on Twitter, clicking “Like” at www.facebook.com/LucasOilSpeedway and on www.youtube.com/LucasOilSpeedway.
Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Lucas Oil MLRA Series Director
Office: (417) 282-5984
Click the link below for the tentative 2014 Lucas Oil Speedway schedule. All events, dates, classes, and payouts are tentative and subject to change.
About Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the top five Race Tracks in the Nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, approximately an hour from Springfield, Missouri and just a quick hour and a half from the Kansas City Metro Area, dubbed the “Diamond of Dirt Tracks” Lucas Oil Speedway certainly lives up to the title.
Twenty-One VIP Luxury Suites, HD Jumbo Tron Screen, Stadium Style Musco Sports Lighting, a Bose Sound System, Go-Kart Slick Track, The Diamond Bar, Track Treasures Gift Shop, the best track food in the country and paved pits are a few of the spectacular amenities setting the Diamond of Dirt apart. 2014 marks the 4th season for the Liquid Quarter Mile Drag Racing Lake, Lake Lucas. Two Nationally televised Drag Boat Races featuring the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series will be held in 2014 plus National Boat Racing Association (NBRA) events.
Lucas Oil Speedway hosts some of the largest and most popular events in the Midwest! National and regional touring series appear frequently for Special Events on the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, POWRi Midget National Series, Lucas Oil Pro-Pulling League, United States Modified Touring Series, ASCS Sprint Cars and the Lucas Oil MLRA.
In addition to the incredible Special Events, the Lucas Oil Speedway Budweiser Weekly Racing Series features, the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Carson’s Corner NAPA Factory Stocks and the Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mods, racing weekly.