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Championship Pursuit–Chad Simpson Eye’s Third MLRA Title

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (March 24, 2020)- When the final checkered flag waved on the 2018 season Chad Simpson stood all smiles in Lucas Oil MLRA victory lane at the Lucas Oil Speedway, celebrating his second series title with family and crew. However, with longtime car owner Bud Brinkman retiring at the conclusion of the season it left ...

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Gustin Excited For Full Season of Late Model Action

By Billy Rock – Wheatland, Missouri (March 11, 2020) -Ryan Gustin stole the show last October by winning night # 1 of the 2019 MLRA Falls Nationals, his debut event behind the wheel of the Tri Star Engines and Transmissions sponsored Open Late Model.  Ask him why he is so quick to adapt to change, and he’ll casually tell you, ...

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Payton Looney Eyes 2020 Lucas Oil MLRA Title

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (March 6, 2020)-  Motivated and recharged following a strong second half of 2019, Republic Missouri’s Payton Looney appears poised for a Championship run with the Lucas Oil MLRA in 2020.  After capturing the MLRA Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie of the Year Award in 2018, Looney had strong hopes of contending for the series title last ...

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Ready to Race–Jeremy Grady Excited for 2020 MLRA Season

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (March 3, 2020) -With another Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association (MLRA) season just weeks away, Jeremy Grady and his # 43 racing team are back on the hunt for the elusive MLRA win, with high expectations of climbing the ladder after finishing 6th a year ago in the season’s final standings. For the ...

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Back on Track–Yaggy Set to Tackle Lucas Oil MLRA

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (February 25, 2020) – Following a devastating roll-over crash that brought what looked to be a promising 2019 campaign to an abrupt halt, Rochester, Minnesota driver Jordan Yaggy is excited and ready to get back behind the wheel and on track in 2020. The 28-year old driver expects to make his season debut when ...

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Tony Jackson Jr. Primed for 2020 MLRA Title Chase

Wheatland, Missouri (February 18, 2020) -Tony Jackson Jr. may have only logged four starts with the Lucas Oil MLRA Series in 2019, but he is confident that final start which landed him in victory lane at the “Fall Nationals” will give his TJR Motorsports team great momentum when the 2020 MLRA campaign kicks off in early April.   After finishing ...

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Justin Duty to Embark on Lucas Oil MLRA Campaign in 2020

Justin Duty to Embark on Lucas Oil MLRA Campaign in 2020 Oregon Driver Looks to Chase Rookie of the Year Title MULINO, Ore. (12/10/19) – Justin Duty has emerged as one of dirt late model racing’s talented young up and coming drivers.  With the 2020 season rapidly approaching, the Oregon racer is excited to announce his plans to tackle the ...

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Lucas Oil MLRA Reveals 2020 Tour Schedule

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (November 18, 2019) – With the final chapter of the 2019 Lucas Oil MLRA season firmly in the record books, series officials have hit the ground running and are excited to release their upcoming schedule for the 2020 racing season.  Comprised of twenty-three events the series will tackle a total of eleven different venues ...

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Jackson Jr. earns MLRA Fall Nationals win, Vaught takes title; Kris Jackson grabs B-Mod Clash win

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 13, 2019) – Tony Jackson Jr. earned redemption and Will Vaught got a championship on Sunday night as the 6th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals concluded at Lucas Oil Speedway.   Jackson bounced back from a poor first night of the doubleheader by leading all 40 laps to take the $3,000 winner’s check, finishing 4.3 seconds ...

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Gustin rallies to capture MLRA Fall Nationals opener at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 12, 2019) – As Ryan Gustin sat idle in the midst of a nine-car pileup that resulted in a lap-one red flag, little did he dream a trip to victory lane awaited.   But Gustin, driving a new Late Model after spending much of his year campaigning his Modified, achieved just that Saturday night. Gustin took the ...

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Vaught looks to stay aggressive while keeping eye on MLRA championship

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 9, 2019) – One year later, Will Vaught finds himself in the opposite position entering the final weekend of the Lucas Oil MLRA championship chase. Instead of chasing, he is the one being chased and that’s a good feeling. “I’d a lot rather be in the situation we’re in this year, rather than last year when we ...

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MLRA Fall Nationals changed to Saturday-Sunday at Lucas Oil Speedway due to expected rain, cold weather

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 7, 2019) – With rainy and cold weather expected later this week, the schedule for the 6th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals and B-Mod Clash of Champions II at Lucas Oil Speedway has been adjusted.   Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton announced that the races will be pushed back a day, with action now ...

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Pierce Prevails at Quincy–Takes Checkers In “Scottie 45”

Media Contact: Billy Rock Quincy, IL (September 1, 2019) – Bobby Pierce survived late race motor woes and a mid-race exchange of slide jobs for the race lead on Sunday night to capture his fifth Lucas Oil MLRA win of the year, and second at the Quincy Raceways. The victory for Pierce netted him $5,000 in the 1st annual “Scottie ...

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Stovall captures MLRA Larry Phillips Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway

  WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 1, 2019) – Jesse Stovall grabbed the lead on lap 12 and held it the rest of the way to win Saturday night’s 50-lap Lucas Oil MLRA Larry Phillips Memorial Presented by Rugged Radios at Lucas Oil Speedway. Stovall held off MLRA points leader Will Vaught to earn $5,075 for capturing a race that honors the ...

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Larry Phillips Memorial for MLRA Series set for Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (August 27, 2019) – After crowning season champions in the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series, Lucas Oil Speedway charges into a stretch of special events over the next two months. First up is Saturday’s Lucas Oil MLRA Larry Phillips Memorial Presented by Rugged Radios. The region’s top Late Model drivers will chase a $5,075 winner’s check in ...

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