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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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53 nights at 30 dirt ovals dot 2020 USMTS slate

By Jeff Nun – The schedule is set with 53 dates at 30 unique dirt ovals confirmed for the 2020 United States Modified Touring Series schedule and the 22nd season for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. With a new season on the horizon and new decade underway, it’s only fitting that the 2020 campaign will ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Unveil 2020 Schedule

Belleville, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League campaign rolls out a 39-event schedule, tackling 2020 with the tour invading Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. An action-packed 2020 includes a handful of first-time events, historic midget jewels, and traditional POWRi outings. As has been tradition for the past several years, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets ...

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Career Lucas OIl MLRA wins leader Phillips headlines Ozarks’ Racers Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday

WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 2, 2020) – The winningest driver in Lucas Oil MLRA history is among a class of eight people set for induction at Saturday’s 33rd annual Ozarks Area Racers Foundation Reunion and Hall of Fame ceremony in Springfield. Terry Phillips, with a record 116 MLRA feature victories and four championships in the regional Late Model series, will enter ...

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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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Tyler Erb Triumphant in GEICO TV Race Challenge

BATAVIA, OH (November 15, 2019) – This year’s winner of the GEICO TV Race Challenge started off at Speedweeks with three wins and five top five finishes. Beginning the year with no finishes outside the top five in TV Race Challenge points races, it is no wonder the title went to Tyler Erb of New Waverly, TX. “The GEICO TV ...

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Jimmy Owens takes Crown Jewel Cup

BATAVIA, OH (November 8, 2019) – The Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com came down to the final race and a tie breaker of most wins in Crown Jewel Cup events. Not only was the tie breaker needed for first and second, but also third and fourth. Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN ended the season tied ...

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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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56-Race Schedule for Lucas Oil Late Models in 2020

BATAVIA, Ohio (October 19, 2019) – The 2020 season, 56-race schedule of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was announced today during the tour’s season finale at Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park.   Showcasing the talents of the nation’s elite dirt late model teams, the 2020 schedule will visit 32 different venues across 18 states. The 2020 tour will launch ...

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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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