Wheatland, MO (April 26th, 2011)- The Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series invades the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri this Saturday, April 30th for the Inaugural Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals! The TNT Quick Shop Late Models and the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks will also be in action this Saturday night. Advance Tickets are available at http://lucasoilspeedway.showclix.com/.
Tempe, Arizona's Casey Shuman won the last time the POWRi National Midget Series visited the Lucas Oil Speedway on May 17th, 2008. The Top-10 in the Lucas Oil POWRi Season Point Standings include Current Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series Point Leader Nick Knepper followed by Tim Siner, Dereck King, Andrew Felker, Brad Kuhn, Shane Cockrum, Rich Camfield, Tyler Robbins, Zach Daum, and Dave Darland. Local favorites Rusty Dukes and Pat Shudy have also made plans to be in attendance this Saturday. For more information on the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series, please visit www.POWRi.com.
Gates open at 5:00pm on Saturday with Hot Laps at 7:00 and racing set to get underway at 7:30pm. Adult Admission is just $17 with Seniors and Active Military only $12. Juniors (6-15) are only $5 and kids 5 and under are always FREE at Lucas Oil Speedway.
Family Passes are priced at only $40 for this event which includes entry for two adults (age 16 and up) and up to three youth (ages 6-15), 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 $425 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 VIP Suites are a great way to entertain that special customer or business associate. Call (417) 282-5984 for more information and availability.
El Dorado Springs, Missouri's Larry Jones leads the early points standings in the TNT Quick Shop Late Models after his opening night win last Saturday over Odessa, Missouri's Steven Clancy. Defending Track Champion Tommy Cordray sits in the third spot just four points behind Jones. Neosho, Missouri's Chris Hawkins holds down the fourth spot while Greenfield's Rylan Long occupies the fifth position.
Derek Brown leads the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stock contingent into battle this weekend with 2010 Track Champion Randy Gilmore hot on his heels in the second spot just two points out of first. Clever's Steve Morton is only five points behind the leader in third with Marshfield's Tim Jones in fourth followed by Michael Plummer in fifth.
The Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, MO. Clickwww.LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.