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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lucas Oil Speedway’s Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy week arrives, with more sponsors announced

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 30, 2019) – Lucas Oil Speedway’s biggest week of the season for O’Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks has arrived with anticipation rising for the 6th annual Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt, which begins Thursday night. The three-night event – which includes full Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Model programs Friday and Saturday ...

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Reigning champion Anglin takes aim at Big Buck 50 title, another Whitetail Trophy Hunt

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 26, 2019) – Tony Anglin already has a hunting trip scheduled for later this fall in Colorado, but would love the opportunity to cancel it. That’s because the driver winning the 6th annual Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt, Oct. 3-5 at Lucas Oil Speedway, not only earns $10,000 but a free entry in mid-Missouri ...

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Eight things to know as Lucas Oil Speedway gears up for home stretch of 2019 season

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 24, 2019) – Following a memorable three-day weekend of open-wheel action at the 9th annual Jesse Hockett-Daniel McMillin Memorial, Lucas Oil Speedway will remain quiet this week before heading into the home stretch of the 2019 season. Here are eight things to know before the engines fire again: Big bucks at the Big Buck for Street Stocks: ...

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Hahn and Windom capture Hockett-McMillin Memorial final-night feature wins at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 22, 2019) – The long wait was worth it for Blake Hahn and Chris Windom on Saturday night as the duo came away winners at the 9th annual Jesse Hockett-Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway. “I want to thank the fans for hanging it out for this awesome, long race,” Hahn said after earning the ASCS ...

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