Wheatland, MO - Saturday night August 27 is Fan Appreciation Night at Lucas Oil Speedway. Midwest LOW-E Insulation presents a night full of give-a-ways, fun and awesome racing action. Midwest LOW-E will be giving out mylar shopping totes to the first 1000 fans through the gate. At 5:30 PM a drivers autograph session will begin with TNT Quick Shop ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes A Modifieds and Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks on display. Saturday is also The Frog's Sign Jr. Fan Club Superhero Night. All kids under the age of 15 will be given FREE admission if dressed in Superhero costume or other Superhero gear! Special Superhero's will be on hand for autographs and photos.
Hot Dogs will be on sale for just $1 all night, and 10% off will be given on any purchase from Track Treasures! The Rockstar Energy Drink Weekly Championship Series will be in action racing for double points. This is the last chance for drivers to earn double-points and only one week before the Championship wraps up on September 3rd.
Rylan Long from Greenfield, MO is currently in the points lead for the TNT Quick Shop ULMA Late Models. Long is out in front by 85 Championship Points. Long is followed by Tommy Cordray from Browning, MO sitting in second position. Neosho, MO native Chris Hawkins is third in point standings and is 107 points out of the lead. Larry Jones remains in fourth. Recently, Andy Kennedy from Wheatland, MO moved into the fifth place position by a mere 11 points over Christopher Morelock. Saturday night will bring out the best in these drivers striving to gain momentum before the championship race is over.
Mickey Burrell continues to lead the points championship in the Pitts Homes A Modifieds. Burrell from Fair Grove, MO has a 50 point margin over Chase Jones in second. Jones has only a 10 point advantage over Urbana, MO's Lyle Dietrich who rides in third. Saturday night could have a big impact on both drivers with double points on the line. John Fellers in the 5J from Flemmington, MO has his sight set on Dietrich only six points behind in fourth position. Josh Woody from Waynesville, MO rounds out the top five.
Sundance Keepper from Everton, MO has kicked up his lead over James Flood from Billings, MO in second. 21 points separate the two in the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks. Chip Shaddox from Wheatland, MO remains third in points. Troy Reasoner Jr. moved into fourth place after last week's run, pushing Mike Bitner back to fifth. Randy Gilmore from Wheatland, MO has had a couple of rough weeks and remains in sixth.
For complete and updated point standings, please visit www.LucasOilSpeedway.com.
The Lucas Oil Go Cart Slick Track is open and will be running Saturday night. Tickets are just $5 per ride!
Spectator Gates open at 5:00pm this Saturday with Hot Laps set to get under way at 7:00 and the first big race of the night at 7:30pm. 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 Card at the gate and receive $3 off any Adult or Senior General Admission Ticket.
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), discounts on kids meals, gift shop merchandise, and funnel cakes.
A limited number of VIP Suites are also still available for Saturday night.
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.