WAYCROSS, GA (May 15, 2015) – As the 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com approaches, anticipation is building for the first crown jewel event of the season, which will be held at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri.
This blockbuster weekend, which is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association (MLRA), kicks off Thursday, May 21st at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. Thursday’s program is highlighted by a special $5,045-to-win, $545-to-start event for the Lucas Oil MLRA, dubbed the “Cowboy Classic” in honor of longtime MLRA Owner/Promoter Allen “Cowboy” Chancellor. The 2nd Annual Cowboy Classic will include a full program of: Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 45-lap main event. In addition, the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will compete in a complete racing program on Thursday night. Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer, Scott Bloomquist, captured the win in the inaugural Cowboy Classic in 2014.
Action on Friday, May 22nd includes the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with Miller Welders Time Trials, plus six, 20-lap heat races. The top (3) finishers in each heat race are locked into the $30,000-to-win, Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 on Saturday night. The balance of the field will move on to the LOLMDS B-Mains on Saturday night. Friday night racing action also includes the Race of Champions and the Hot Rod Tracker Manufacturers Dash. The Race of Champions, which pays $1,000-to-win, is made up of the previous Show-Me 100, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, and Lucas Oil MLRA Champions that are registered in this year’s Show-Me 100. The Hot Rod Track Manufactures Dash, featuring the fastest qualifiers in each chassis brand, also pays a $1,000 top prize. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will be featured as the support class and will run their qualifying Heat Races for Saturday’s $1,000-to-win main event.
On Saturday night, consolation events for the LOLMDS and the USRA Modifieds will be held, plus the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge. The top-24 drivers that did not transfer into the Show-Me 100 (via preliminary events) will be eligible to start the $2,000 to win, $250 to start, non-qualifiers race – held prior to the Show-Me 100 main event. The winner of the 20-lap, Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge has the choice of keeping their $2,000 winnings, or forfeiting their earnings to start last in the main event. The Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 main event will follow the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge on Saturday night. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will cap off the weekend action with their $1,000-to-win main event. In 2014 Don O’Neal of Martinsville, Indiana scored his first career Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 victory over Earl Pearson Jr., Bobby Pierce, Scott Bloomquist, and Jimmy Owens.
Memorial Weekend and the Show-Me 100 is a tradition. Racers and fans alike can come out and enjoy numerous activities, including: camping, fishing, fireworks, a huge vendor midway area, and more. In addition, the award-winning, Lucas Oil Production Studios will be on hand to tape all the action for broadcast on CBS, NBC Sports, and MAVTV at a later date.
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For tickets or more information on Lucas Oil Speedway, visit www.lucasoilspeedway.com or call the track office at (417) 282-5984.
Lucas Oil Speedway
Phone Number: 417-282-5984
General Manager: Dan Robinson
Location: 700 E Hwy 54, Wheatland, MO 65779
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series / Lucas Oil MLRA Tire Rule for Show-Me 100:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1640, LM40, WRS55
Right Rear – Hoosier 06, LM40, WRS55
23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com Event Purse: $30,000-to-win- 1. $30,000, 2. $10,000, 3. $6,000, 4. $4,000, 5. $3,000, 6. $2,500, 7. $2,400, 8. $2,300, 9. $2,200, 10. $2,100, 11. $2,000, 12. $1,975, 13. $1,950, 14. $1,925, 15. $1,900, 16. $1,875, 17. $1,850, 18. $1,825, 19. $1,800, 20. $1,750, 21. $1,700, 22. $1,650, 23. $1,600, 24. $1,550, 25. $1,500, 26. $1,500, 27. $1,500, 28. $1,500, 29. $1,500
Lucas Oil MLRA “Cowboy Classic” Event Purse: $5,045-to-win- 1. $5,045, 2. $3,045, 3. $2,045, 4. $1,545, 5. $1,245, 6. $1,045, 7. $945, 8. $845, 9. $745, 10. $645, 11. $545, 12. $545, 13. $545, 14. $545, 15. $545, 16. $545, 17. $545, 18. $545, 19. $545, 20. $545 21. $545 22. $545, 23. $545, 24. $545, 25. $545, 26. $545
Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge Event Purse:$2,000-to-win- 1. $2,000, 2. $1,000, 3. $750, 4. $600, 5. $500, 6. $475, 7. $450, 8. $425, 9. $400, 10. $375, 11. $350, 12. $325, 13. $300, 14. $275, 15. $250, 16. $250, 17. $250, 18. $250, 19. $250, 20. $250, 21. $250, 22. $250, 23. $250, 24. $250
Race of Champions Event Purse: $1,000-to-win/$100-to-start – All Past Show-Me 100 Winners and All Past LOLMDS and MLRA Champions Eligible to enter.
Hot Rod Tracker Chassis Manufactures Dash Event Purse:
$1000-to-win/$100-to-start – Fastest driver in qualifying for each chassis brand eligible to enter.
Miller Welders Fast Time Award:
$500 – Fastest Overall Qualifier
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About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nation’s premier dirt late model sanctioning organization. In 2015, the LOLMDS will sanction 50 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 broadcast on four TV Networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the MAVTV. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.Lucasdirt.com.
Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing. But MAVTV goes far beyond the national mainstream events and also covers multitudes of grassroots series’ from across the globe: Drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, rally racing, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.
MAVTV also knows you don’t have to be a race fan to be an automotive enthusiast, which is why we have developed a package of automotive reality and custom build shows that is truly second to none. If it has a motor, it’s on MAVTV…MAVTV is THE motorsports network.
Learn more about MAVTV go to: www.mavtv.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.