With the hot summer weather solidly in place for the next couple of months, Officials with Lucas Oil Speedway have announced that the starting times have been pushed back 1/2 hour beginning this Saturday, June 26th. Spectator gates will continue to open at 5:00 with Hot Laps now at 7:00pm and the first race scheduled to take place at 7:30. "We will continue to run an efficient show so that we get the racing action completed in a timely fashion, but this will allow the sun to set just a little more which will be more comfortable for the fans and provide the best racing surface possible." stated Track General Manager Dan Robinson. "As we get closer to September we will review the starting times once again and adjust if necessary." The Pit Gates will continue to open at 4:00pm with the Pill Draw Cutoff moved back to 6:30. The Driver's Meeting will take place at 6:45.
The Lucas Oil Speedway will be in action this Saturday, June 26th as Casey's General Stores Presents the Rockstar Energy Drink Weekly Championship Series featuring the TNT Quick Shop Late Models, Pitt's Homes A-Modifieds, and the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks. Gates will open at 5:00 with Hot Laps set to get underway at 7:00pm and racing at 7:30pm. A special "Thursday Night Thunder Edition" of the Rockstar Energy Drink Weekly Championship Series has also been added to the Lucas Oil Speedway Schedule on July 1st, 2010. Visitwww.lucasoilspeedway.com/schedule/for complete details!
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. Clickwww.LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.