WAYCROSS, GA (October 16, 2014) – This weekend’s Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by NAPA Auto Parts will be the site of a special documentary episode – to be filmed to air on TV in the near future. The Documentary show “Mega Speed” is a high adrenaline one-hour magazine show focusing on fast vehicles and the people that race them. The TV crew from Mega Speed will be following the top three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drivers, Don O’Neal, Jimmy Owens and Scott Bloomquist. The Mega Speed crew will focus on the behind the scenes action of these three drivers and profiling the different personalities of each driver and their preparation for the DTWC at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH this weekend.
The popularity of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series continues to increase to main stream media and gains TV coverage on CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, MAVTV American Real Network and now the Discovery Channel, bringing the premier national touring series for dirt late models to fans all over the world. This documentary about the top three drivers will bring additional exposure to the series and drivers to an even larger audience as Mega Speed covers the drivers of the LOLMDS and the Dirt Track World Championship this weekend.
Mega Speed is produced by Exploration Production Inc. in Toronto Canada for Discovery Canada and broadcasters worldwide. To view a promo video about the TV Show Mega Speed visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20A8AhKB8ug&feature=youtu.be.
“We are thrilled to have the crew from the TV show Mega Speed attend our event this weekend and put together a documentary about our drivers and their machines they drive. The series and drivers will all benefit from the additional coverage they will receive this weekend from the Mega Speed crew. We look forward to working with everyone at Mega Speed and watching this episode once it airs”, stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
Activities for the 34th Annual Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by NAPA Auto Parts will get underway on Thursday, October 16th with Modified Qualifying, Heat Races and Consolation races. On Friday, October 17th the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will take to the track for Hot-Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races. Also on Friday night there will be a Non-Qualifiers race for the Modifieds. Then on Saturday, October 18th the schedule will include the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series B-Mains, the Modified Feature event, the $3,000 to Win Jim Dunn Memorial Non-Qualifiers Race-Presented by DirtonDirt.com and the $50,000 to win/$2,000 to start DTWC 100-lap feature.
To purchase tickets for this weekends event visit www.dirttrackworldchampionship.net/tickets.htm or call 740-858-6661. To learn more about the event go to www.dirttrackworldchampionship.net or visit the track website at www.portsraceway.com. If you have any questions, contact the DTWC office at (740) 858-6661 or you can email Carl Short at email@example.com or call at (865) 945-3423 or (865) 712-9303.
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: www.lucasdirt.com.
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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. In 2014 the LOLMDS will sanctions 47 events in 19 states. The series is owned by the parent company Lucas Oil Products Inc. and receives national exposure through a TV package filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios. LOLMDS events will be broadcasted on four TV Networks in 2014 including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and MAVTV American Real Network. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at www.Lucasdirt.com.
About MAVTV American Real Network
MAVTV was founded in 2002 by four former Showtime Networks executives and was originally geared towards a male dominated audience. In 2011, Lucas Oil Products, an automotive lubricant manufacturer with a history in television production, purchased MAVTV. Lucas Oil was eager to employ the same growth strategies to transform MAVTV into a premier cable network that it employed to grow the lubricants business. MAVTV aims to become a broader scoped network, geared towards the modern American family. Lucas Oil is investing in programming, an updated on-air look, and increased production quality, all to add more value to the viewer experience. MAVTV is an acronym that stands for Movies, Action and Variety. MAVTV brings you plenty of never-before-seen high definition exclusives, including Comedy, Movies, Action Sports, Adventure and More, all in fantastic HD detail. MAVTV is no ordinary television network. It’s a 24/7, high-definition entertainment extravaganza, featuring everything from blockbuster films, high octane motorsports, MMA fighting, gaming, gut busting comedy, original reality shows and scripted dramas. Learn more about MAVTV American Real go to www.mavtv.com.
About Protect The Harvest
The animal rights movement in America, led by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), has evolved into a wealthy and successful attack group determined to end the consumption of meat, threaten consumer access to affordable food, eliminate hunting, outlaw rodeos and circuses, and even ban animal ownership (including pets) altogether.Protect The Harvest was created to fight back and defend American families, farmers, sportsmen and animal owners from the growing threat posed by the radical animal rights movement. We believe Americans deserve the truth. These radical groups are intent on restricting the abilities of our food producers who already face the significant challenge of feeding a growing world population. It’s our mission to ensure that American farmers are able to meet that challenge so that consumers at home and abroad have access to safe, affordable and healthy food. To learn more go to www.ProtectTheHarvest.com.
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, problem-solving additives, and car-care products. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil has established itself as a worldwide leader in the lubrication industry. Motorsports has always been part of the Lucas Oil culture and the cornerstone of the company’s marketing strategy. Such passion for motorsports has inspired Lucas Oil to sponsor many race teams, events and series at all levels, including, NHRA, IRL, ASCS, NASCAR, IHRA and many more. Lucas Oil has also taken ownership and operational control of a number of high profile racing properties, such as: Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series, Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil Modified Series, Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO. and the Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway in Blythe, CA.
In 2007 Lucas Oil founded its own production house, Lucas Oil Production Studios, dedicated to producing high action motorsports television. Currently Lucas Oil Production Studios produces over 300 hours of original programming for networks such as CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports and MAVTV. More information about Lucas Oil Products, Inc. visit the company website at www.lucasoil.com.