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HELLO NEUMAN!! 

by Don Martin Over the last few years I have gotten the chance to spend some time and get to know this fine young man, Jake Neuman. The son of a hard working farmer and a mother with a strong racing background give this 22 year old the fire to be one of the best young and upcoming midget racers ...

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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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Lucas Cattle Company ULMA Preseason Spotlight: Waiting game tough for Lancaster

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (March 24, 2020) – Ashlee Lancaster speaks for all race-car drivers – and sports fans in general – when she was asked about the on-hold status of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. “It sucks,” the Lucas Cattle Company ULMA Late Model regular from Sturgeon, Missouri said this week. Lancaster is coming ...

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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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Central Missouri Speedway Update!

Central Missouri Speedway March 14, 2020 (Warrensburg, Missouri) The Silver Anniversary for Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) is just weeks away, in fact, the test and tune practice session is four weeks out with opening night just five weeks away! CMS is monitoring both national and local regulations regarding public events during the COVID-19 pandemic. Promoter Susan Walls stated, “We want ...

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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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Timothy Culp Surges to CCSDS Ronny Adams Memorial Finale Win

CCSDS Returns to Action on March 27-28 at Batesville and I-30 Speedway Greenwood, Louisiana (03/07/20) – Louisiana native, Timothy Culp made the late-race charge to the $7,000 victory on Saturday night in the finale of the inaugural Ronny Adams Memorial at Boothill Speedway (Greenwood, Louisiana). The win marked the eighth COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil triumph ...

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Missouri’s Hunter Marriott scores Big O Speedway’s USMTS win!

Ennis, TX – 3/7/20 – Hunter Marriott returned to Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s victory lane for the first time since June 1, 2019, after besting Dereck Ramirez in a fierce battle to close out the 10th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals at the Big O Speedway in Ennis, Texas. Current Wrisco Points Leader and defending USMTS national ...

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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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Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend May 8-9 at World Wide Technology Raceway

Nostalgia drag racing, rockabilly concert, traditional hot rod and custom car show, pin-up girl contest, vintage camper corral, vintage car and parts swap meet March 4, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois and Illinois South Tourism will present the annual Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend on May 8-9. WWTR, located just five minutes from ...

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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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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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Lucas Cattle Company ULMA Preseason Spotlight: Fennewald takes aim at 4 in a row

WHEATLAND, Missouri (March 3, 2020) – For Johnny Fennewald, the key to winning three straight Lucas Oil Speedway championships in the Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA division was not focusing on the points. “I don’t ever think about it, because I don’t ever plan on running for points when I start a season,” Fennewald said. “You can kind of ...

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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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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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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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