With Mother Nature winning her third race of the season this past Saturday night, the racing fever is at an all-time high for "Bolivar Herald-Free Press Night at the Races" this Saturday, May 22nd at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. In addition, Eric Lane and the Doghouse Band will also be playing a FREE Pre-Race Concert on the Midway from 5-6pm. "It has been said that we sound like Johnny Cash meets Bruce Springsteen" stated band member Eric Gulliford. They have opened for many National acts including David Allan Coe and Johnny Lee. Race fans, be sure to pick up your copy of Wednesday's Bolivar Herald-Free Press for a special admission coupon to the races this Saturday, May 22nd. Racing action this Saturday includes the TNT Quick Shop Late Models, Pitt's Homes A-Modifieds, and Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks.
The Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stock special event that was postponed last weekend has been rescheduled to this Saturday, May 22nd. Don't miss the top drivers in the region as they will be racing for a whopping $600 to win main event sponsored by ALPS Grocery Stores in Pittsburgh, Missouri. The winner of the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stock Special will receive an additional $300 for the win bringing the total to $600, while an extra $100 will be awarded to the second place finisher and a random finisher will also receive an extra $100 on the night. Don't miss the top drivers in the region battle door to door in what promises to be one of the most exciting races of the season!
Lucas Oil Speedway Officials have also announced that July 24th will now be utilized as a make up night for one of the "Rockstar Energy Drink Championship Series" events that was lost this spring due to weather.
Spectator Gates open at 5:00pm this Saturday with Hot Laps set to get under way at 6:30 and the first big race of the night at 7:05pm. Adult Admission at the gate is just $12 with Seniors and Active Military only $8. Juniors (6-15) are just $5 and Kids 5 and under are always FREE at Lucas Oil Speedway. Show Your AAA Membership Cardat the gate and receive $3 off any Adult or Senior General Admission Ticket. Advance Tickets are available at Carson's Corner NAPA Auto Parts, the Trading Post in Carson's Corner, the Triangle Quick Shop in Galmey, or the TNT Quick Shop in Flemington.
Family Passes are priced at only $25 for this event which includes entry for two adults (age 16 and up) and up to three youth (ages 6-15), One Free Slick Track Go-Kart Ride, discounts on kids, meals, gift shop merchandise, and funnel cakes.
A limited number of VIP Suites are also still available for Saturday night and start at only $300 for a 12 guest unit which includes admission for 12, One Complimentary Food Tray off the Suite Menu, and (2) Six Packs of your choice of Water, Soda, or Beer. Lucas Oil Speedway VIP Suites are a great way to entertain that special customer or business associate. Call (417) 282-5984 for more information and availability.
The 18th Annual DART Show-Me 100 Presented by Lucas Oil Products is now less than Two (2) weeks away and only a limited number of reserved tickets are still available! This year's DART Show-Me 100 will once again feature the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and will take place for the first time ever at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri on May 27th-29th, 2010. Two-Day Reserved tickets for the event can be ordered by calling the Lucas Oil Speedway office at (417) 282-5984 Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm. Reserved front stretch seating is priced at $55 for the event. Click www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for all the info.
The Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, MO. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With it's entrance located just outside the pit gate this sprawling scenic camping facility will continue to enhance the racing experience at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. Click www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.