Wheatland, MO - The Rex Merritt Racing School will once again return to Lucas Oil Speedway in April. The two-day racing school will begin on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 at 9am. Day one of Racing School will involve primarily classroom training followed by students participating in the open Test & Tune. Sunday, April 8th, 2012 will include extensive in car and on track work. Rex Merritt is not only a skilled and experienced driver, he is a veteran in the sport and recent Ozarks Area Racers Foundation Hall of Fame Inductee. Merritt spends quality time mentoring and instructing many drivers. Merritt is passionate about sharing his practical as well as technical skills with other drivers. To participate in the school contact Rex directly at (417) 743-4935 or call the track hotline at (417) 282-5984.
To participate in the Rex Merritt Racing School for both days a fee of $200 is due prior to the beginning of class. This price includes two days of instruction as well as a pit pass for the Test and Tune session on Saturday. If you are unable to attend both days of class, Saturday only classroom work is $175 or Sunday only track work is $75. Space is limited so sign up now to claim your seat in the Rex Merritt Racing School. Drivers in any type of circle track race car are invited to participate in the school. Space is limited to the first 75 drivers to sign up.
The Spring Test & Tune is open to all drivers in all classes on Saturday, April 7th, 2012. A $15 pit pass allows drivers to participate from 12 noon until dusk on the track. The Pit Gates are set to open at 10am. Hoosier and American Racer Race Tires, Sunoco Racing Fuel, and Lucas Oil Products will all be available in the Lucas Oil Speedway Parts Store throughout the day. This practice session is a great opportunity to get some valuable laps on the track before the season officially kicks off on April 14th, 2012 for Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Thunder.
In addition to the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models, the Pitts Homes A-Modifieds and the Carsons Corner Napa Factory Stocks will be running on opening night, April 14th. $750 will be up for grabs in the Pitts Homes A-Modifieds courtesy of Lucas Fuel Saving 10W-30 while $500 will go to the winner of the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks courtesy of Elite Automotive Repair in Warrensburg, Missouri. Fans in attendance on April 14th, 2012 also get a bonus as the first 500 spectators through the gate receive a FREE 2012 Magnet Schedule. Advanced Discount Tickets for the event are on sale now! Check out ShowClix to get your tickets to the Diamond of Dirt Tracks.
Click the link to check out the most current 2012 Lucas Oil Speedway Schedule.