WAYCROSS, GA (January 5, 2016) – What has been anticipated as the biggest season to-date for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is now just one month away. The nation’s premier dirt late model tour will kick off the 2016 season with a busy Georgia-Florida Speedweeks.
The nearly two-week extravaganza will begin with the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will take center stage during the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing, featuring a full program each night. The action begins with the 2nd Annual Edwin Coggins Memorial on Thursday, February 4th which includes a 30-lap, $7,000-to-win main event.
The festivities will ratchet up on Friday, February 5th with a full program of racing, highlighted by a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. The Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing will conclude on Saturday, February 6th with a 60-lap, $15,000-to-win event. For tickets and more information, visit: www.goldenislesspeedway.com.
The tour will then head to East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL on Sunday, February 7th for an open practice before six-consecutive nights of racing action. The 40th Annual Winternationals includes a full program of racing, Monday-Saturday, February 8th-13th.
40th Annual East Bay Winternationals Schedule:
Monday, February 8th – 25 Laps – $5,000-to-win
Tuesday, February 9th – 25 Laps – $5,000-to-win
Wednesday, February 10th – 35 Laps – $7,000-to-win
Thursday, February 11th – 45 Laps – $7,000-to-win
Friday, February 12th – 50 Laps – $10,000-to-win
Saturday, February 13th – 60 Laps – $12,000-to-win
For tickets and more information on the East Bay Winternationals, visit: www.eastbayracewaypark.com.
The grueling Speedweeks schedule will come to a close on Sunday, February 14th as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series makes their first-ever visit to Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL. The Bubba Army Winter Nationals will feature a complete program, highlighted by a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. For tickets and more information, visit: www.bubbaracewaypark.com.
2016 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Georgia-Florida Speedweeks Schedule:
|Date||Track||Event Title||Location||To Win||Laps|
|February 4||Golden Isles Speedway||Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing||Brunswick, GA||$7,000||30|
|February 5||Golden Isles Speedway||Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing||Brunswick, GA||$10,000||50|
|February 6||Golden Isles Speedway||Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing||Brunswick, GA||$15,000||60|
|February 8||East Bay Raceway Park||40th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$5,000||25|
|February 9||East Bay Raceway Park||40th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$5,000||25|
|February 10||East Bay Raceway Park||40th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$7,000||35|
|February 11||East Bay Raceway Park||40th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$7,000||45|
|February 12||East Bay Raceway Park||40th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$10,000||50|
|February 13||East Bay Raceway Park||40th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$12,000||60|
|February 14||Bubba Raceway Park||Winter Nationals||Ocala, FL||$10,000||50|
For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2016 tour schedule, driver information, and more visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.
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 2016, the LOLMDS will sanction 53 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 Motorsports Network. 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. To 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.