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With cool, wet weather in weekend forecast, Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Nationals cancelled

WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 11, 2019) – With cool temperatures expected on Friday and a forecast of persistent rain on Saturday, Lucas Oil Speedway and Lucas Oil MLRA officials have cancelled this weekend’s scheduled 6th annual MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com. Full programs had been scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights, with the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds and O’Reilly Auto ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Spotlight: Reigning MLRA champ Simpson returns, as his own boss

WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 9, 2019) – When Chad Simpson last appeared at Lucas Oil Speedway, it was a time of joy. The veteran driver from Mount Vernon, Iowa, captured the season-ending Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals feature last October and with it a series championship. Simpson’s family, crew and car owners Bud and Denise Brinkman savored a memorable victory-lane scene. ...

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Set On Go–Vaught Ready for MLRA Opener at Lucas Oil Speedway

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (April 9, 2019) – For the 31st time in its storied history, the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Model Series will take the green flag this weekend April 12th -13th at Wheatland, Missouri’s Lucas Oil Speedway. The double header weekend will feature complete $3,000 to win shows both nights, setting the stage for the tour’s ...

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Fennewald captures ULMA Late Model headliner on opening night at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lydal Scranton  – WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 6, 2019) – There were some familiar faces leading the way as Lucas Oil Speedway opened the 2019 season on Saturday night. Reigning track champion Johnny Fennewald of Appleton City grabbed the lead midway through the headliner, fending off a couple of 2018 rivals, and captured the Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway season opener moved up one hour

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WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 6, 2019) – Saturday’s Lucas Oil Speedway’s season-opening Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series program has been moved ahead one hour in anticipation of possible rain later in the evening. “This will give us a better chance of getting the program in, if we do get weather moving into the area,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway season kicks off Saturday with new championship chases firing up

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By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 2, 2019) – Lucas Oil Speedway kicks off the 2019 season on Saturday night with the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series Spring Opener Presented by Benne Media and Darron Fuqua will be looking to pick up where he left off. Fuqua, of Mayetta, Kansas, won eight features in the Pitts Homes USRA ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Open Test and Tune set for Saturday

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BY Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (March 26, 2019) – After more than five months of silence, the sweet sound of race engines again will fill the air at Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday with the annual Preseason Open Test and Tune, from 2-6 p.m. Drivers for each of the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series classes – Pitts Homes ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Preseason Spotlight: With new look, Woods ready for new USRA Mod season

WHEATLAND, Missouri (March 20, 2019) – One of the familiar drivers to Missouri fans of the USRA Modified division is Ronnie Woods. The veteran racer from Mexico, Missouri, rattled off another top-10 points season in the Pitts Homes USRA Modified division last season at Lucas Oil Speedway, part of his busy week-in, week-out schedule at multiple tracks. This weekend, Woods’ ...

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What races do you have on your schedule in March and April  !!!!  

by Don Martin Spring is just around the corner and many folks are starting to get the racing itch.    I have put a March and April schedule together to highlight some of the bigger shows that are coming up in the Midwest. No better way to start by escaping the artic by going indoors to DuQuoin, Illinois for the USAC ...

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USMTS set for rock ’em sock ’em 2019 slate

DALLAS, Texas (March 3)–The 2019 USMTS campaign begins with a three-night excursion through Texas in March with 48 events featuring 62 nights of racing at 39 race tracks in 13 states along the road to the crowning of the next USMTS National Champion during the first weekend of November back in the Lone Star State. Along the grueling dirt road ...

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Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool To Again Honor Top MLRA Crew Chiefs

Wheatland, Missouri (February 6, 2019) – As the start of the upcoming 2019 Lucas Oil MLRA season continues to edge towards the starting line, series officials are excited to announce the return of Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool to their line-up of contingency supporters. Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool will continue their series contingency support by selecting a Crew Chief ...

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COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Releases 2019 Schedule

Conway, Arkansas (01/09/19) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil has officially unveiled their 2019 schedule. The docket includes 28 dates at 16 different venues. “We are really proud of this schedule that we’ve put together for the upcoming season,” new CCSDS owner Jack Sullivan commented. “There’s a lot of great tracks on here, and we’ve ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Offseason Spotlight: 12 questions with USRA B-Mod National Champion Kris Jackson

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 3, 2019) – Kris Jackson of Lebanon enjoyed a career year in 2018, winning the USRA B-Mod National Championship with 29 feature wins and 44 top-five finishes in 48 starts. Six of those victories came at Lucas Oil Speedway, where he wound up third in track points. Lucas Oil Speedway public relations director ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Release Stacked 2019 Schedule

Belleville, IL – After a banner 2018 season, which concluded with first-time driver and owner champions, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, has set its sights on 2019. An action-packed schedule dotted with historic outings, traditional stops, and first-time events, 2019 is sure to be another thrilling year. Set to open the season with a bang, the Sixth Annual ...

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Belle-Clair Speedway & Quincy Raceway on 2019 Lucas Oil MLRA Schedule

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Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (December 1, 2018) – Following the conclusion of one of the most exciting racing seasons in recently history, the Lucas Oil MLRA series is once again full speed ahead for 2019. Series Director Ernie Leftwich and his staff have been hard at work in recent weeks putting the finishing touches on a diverse and ...

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Tony Jackson Jr. Returns to Asphalt Late Model Competition at Lebanon I-44 Speedway

The No. 15 Willard Quarries Pro Late Model has had its fair share of talented drivers behind the wheel over the years. From NASCAR Superstar, Jamie McMurray, all the way to last year’s Pro Late Model Champion, Kennie Dickinson. A new shoe will be stepping into this car for 2019 and it is a driver we are all very familiar ...

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