Wheatland, MO - Not only is Wheatland, Missouri home to the Diamond of Dirt Tracks, the town now lays claim to the World's First Purpose Built Drag Boat Racing "strip". The Inaugural Diamond Drag Boat Nationals are set to take place July 29th, 30th, and 31st at Lucas Oil Speedway. The event is slated to attract boat pilots and fans from all over the United States. Tickets for the inaugural event are on sale now athttp://lucasoilspeedway.showclix.com/.
The 3-day event will begin with The Lucas Drag Boat Racing Series Test and Tune onFriday, July 29th. The grandstands gates will open at 8:00am with the test and tune set to begin at 10:00am. A general admission ticket on Friday is only $10 for adults, age 5 and under are always free at Lucas Oil Speedway. The general admission ticket does grant access to the pit area, so fans can get an up close view of the off track boat preparation.
On Saturday, the gates will open at 7:00am with Qualifying slated to begin at 9:00am. Saturday tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for Seniors age 62 and up as well as active Military with ID. Youth ages 6-15 years are just $10 with kids 5 and under FREE. Admission to Saturday's Drag Boat event will also admit the ticket holder to the Diamond of Dirt Tracks for The Lucas Oil MLRA event on Saturday night. The late model touring series will hit the dirt track at 7:00pm.
On Sunday, July 31st, Elimination rounds begin at 9:00am with spectator gates set to open at 7:00am. Pricing for Sunday is $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $10 for youth (age 6-15), and kids age 5 and under are FREE! Visit www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for the most up to date information about the Inaugural Diamond Drag Boat Nationals. For more information on the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series, please visitwww.LucasOilDragBoats.com.
A couple of great money saving options are available as well. One option is a 3-Day pass for adults, it is just $50, a $10 savings. A 3-Day pass for seniors age 62 and up as well as active Military is only $40. Youth age 6 to 15 can get a 3-Day pass for only $20.
A family pass is available for the event as well. Family passes may only be purchased at the gate and are not available online. A family pass includes adult admission for two adults age 16 and up and 3 youth admissions for youth age 6-15 years. The price for a one day family pass is $50 and a 3-Day family pass is $100.
There are limited number of lakeside RV spaces available. Each space is $500 includes (1) 12' x 45' (approximate) space, (4) 3-Day Passes, (1) Additional parking spot, and (1) Golf cart pass. Call the track today to reserve your space at (417)282-5984. Dry camping is available in the regular campground for $50 for the weekend.
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.
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