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Following CDC recommendation, Lucas Oil Speedway postpones season opener until tentatively May 9

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (March 16, 2020) – Due to guidelines recommended by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Lucas Oil Speedway is postponing the start of its racing season until tentatively May 9. Lucas Oil Director of Racing Operations Dan Robinson said he and General Manager Danny Lorton have been closely ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Preseason Spotlight: Young McCowan ready for next step

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (March 5, 2020) – Dillon McCowan has gone from watching races at Lucas Oil Speedway as a youngster to contending for wins there as a teenager. This season, the 16-year-old from Urbana looks to take his next, dream step and visit victory lane there. “That would be amazing,” said McCowan, who wound up tied ...

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Midwest Sheet Metal returns to sponsor popular Show-Me Challenge this May

WHEATLAND, Missouri (Feb. 21, 2020) – It’s annually one of the most hotly contested races at Lucas Oil Speedway on Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com weekend, with 24 drivers battling to be the one and only to take the final spot in the 100-lap feature. Returning for the seventh time on May 23 will be the popular Midwest Sheet Metal ...

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Show-Me 100 ticket renewal deadline nears for Lucas Oil Speedway premier event

WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 27, 2020) – Fans who purchased reserved three-day passes for last year’s Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com have until the end of this week to renew them through the Lucas Oil Speedway office. The 28th annual Show-Me 100 is set for May 21-23 with both individual daily reserved tickets and three-day passes going on sale to the ...

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Young B-Mod driver Gotschall looks to make continued progress in 2020 Lucas Oil Speedway season

WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 10, 2020) – Second-generation racer Brice Gotschall has no illusion of contending for a track championship just yet, especially considering the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mod class at Lucas Oil Speedway includes a trio of former national champions among a large weekly field of entries. For Gotschall, a 16-year-old junior at Nevada High School, it’s all about getting ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway tentative 2020 schedule includes oval, off road and drag boat racing

WHEATLAND, Missouri (November 7, 2019) – Lucas Oil Speedway has released its 2020 tentative schedule and it includes something for everyone with motorsports events planned on three different venues at the complex – and even a professional bull ride.Along with the 13-week Weekly Racing Series, which General Manager Danny Lorton calls “the backbone of our schedule,” there’s at least one special ...

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Diamond Dozen: 12 memorable races during 2019 Lucas Oil Speedway season

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 24, 2019) – One of the lasting memories of the 2019 season at Lucas Oil Speedway always will be the severe storm that blew into Wheatland late at night on May 20th, ripping apart the grandstands at the Off Road track and leaving damage throughout the complex. Two of the season’s major events – the 27th annual ...

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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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Jackson accepts role as the man everyone wants to beat at B-Mod Clash of Champions II

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 10, 2019) – Kris Jackson knows he will have that proverbial target on his back as the man to beat at this weekend’s B-Mod Clash of Champions II at Lucas Oil Speedway. There might even be a good amount of boos from the grandstand when the announcers call his name. That’s simply part of the territory when ...

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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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Taylor surges to Big Buck 50 win at Lucas Oil Speedway as Henson takes dramatic ULMA feature

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 5, 2019) – Peyton Taylor said his path to victory in the 6th annual Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt at Lucas Oil Speedway was anything but easy. “We’ve overcome a lot this week,” Taylor said. “We qualified and had a bad engine. We changed it and wound up changing the gears, four shocks, four ...

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Hendrix, Taylor earn front-row starting spots for Big Buck 50 finale at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 4, 2019) – The stage is set for Saturday night’s big finale of the 6th annual Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt at Lucas Oil Speedway.   David Hendrix and Peyton Taylor will start on the front row of the 50-lap main event, which will pay $10,000 to the winner plus a free entry, valued ...

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Hendrix sets fast time as Big Buck 50 gets underway at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 3, 2019) – With a record 107 Street Stock entries, the 6th annual Whitetail Trophy Hunt Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt got underway Thursday night at Lucas Oil Speedway with time trials.   David Hendrix of Waynesville, the 2018 Lucas Oil Speedway track champion, had the night’s fast time with a lap of 17.926 seconds. The only ...

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ULMA Late Model championship comes to the wire at this weekend’s Big Buck 50 program

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 1, 2019) – Much of the intrigue surrounding this weekend’s 6th annual Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt will be surrounding the O’Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks, which is understandable considering the $10,000 check awaiting Saturday night’s feature winner. But the storyline for the Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models also is shaping ...

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