Wheatland, Missouri (June 21st, 2013) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is excited to announce that the first of many TV broadcasts of events in 2013 starts this weekend. The Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com from Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO will air on SPEED this Sunday, June 23rd at 1PM (CST). This crown jewel event from the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" was held on Memorial Day weekend in May and was filmed by Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. This year's Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com will air on five (5) different TV Networks with a record eight air dates in 2013 beginning this Sunday.
Fans will want to tune in and watch this event, which produced some of the year's best dirt racing action and drama at the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks". Filmed in front of a record crowd, this mega event drew a huge field of talented drivers from all over the country to compete in the "Show-Me State" of Missouri . The broadcast will include driver interviews, in-car cameras, and various technical segments. The SPEED Network can be found on DISH Network on channel 150 and on DIRECTV on channel 607. For fans with cable TV, check your local cable listings for SPEED listings.
"We are very excited and thrilled about our TV package for 2013. We encourage all our great fans to watch the Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at 2PM EST on SPEED this Sunday. Lucas Oil, our Team Lucas Partners and the series sponsors have made it possible to bring dirt late model racing to numerous TV Networks in 2013. With the collective efforts of the great staff at Lucas Oil Studios, this event certainly made for a great dirt late model TV show," stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
As part of this long standing Memorial Day crown jewel event, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has endorsed ProtectTheHarvest.com. ProtectTheHarvest.com is a group of concerned citizens who seek to aggressively educate and communicate with the general public wherever those elements; including extremist animal rights groups; pose a threat to farmers, ranchers or hunters.
Protect The Harvest exists to defend our way of life, preserve our food freedom, and stand up for America's farmers. Join us in defense of America's farmers as they feed the world and ensure that our families have access to quality, affordable sources of protein. For more information about this campaign log onto the websitewww.ProtectTheHarvest.com.
The entire 2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series TV schedule can be found on the series website at: http://www.lucasdirt.com/schedule/tv-schedule/ .
About Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the top five Race Tracks in the Nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, approximately an hour from Springfield, Missouri and just a quick hour and a half from the Kansas City Metro Area, dubbed the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" Lucas Oil Speedway certainly lives up to the title.
Twenty-One VIP Luxury Suites, HD Jumbo Tron Screen, Stadium Style Musco Sports Lighting, a Bose Sound System, Go-Kart Slick Track, The Diamond Bar, Track Treasures Gift Shop, the best track food in the country and paved pits are a few of the spectacular amenities setting the Diamond of Dirt apart. 2013 marks the 3rd season for the Liquid Quarter Mile Drag Racing Lake, Lake Lucas. Two Nationally televised Drag Boat Races featuring the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series will be held in 2013, plus the F1 Powerboat Tour and National Boat Racing Association events.
Lucas Oil Speedway hosts some of the largest and most popular events in the Midwest! National and regional touring series appear frequently for Special Events on the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, POWRi Midget National Series, Lucas Oil Pro-Pulling League, United States Modified Touring Series, ASCS Sprint Cars and the Lucas Oil MLRA. The E3 Spark Plugs Monster Truck Nationals return in 2013 and the Hickory County Fair will be held at Lucas Oil Speedway for the first time in June.
In addition to the incredible Special Events, the Lucas Oil Championship Series features, the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Carson's Corner NAPA Factory Stocks and the Tri-Lakes RV B-Mods, racing weekly.
2013 Official Lucas Oil Speedway Marketing Partners
"The Official Auto Club" of Lucas Oil Speedway
Bill Roberts Chevrolet
"The Official Truck" of Lucas Oil Speedway
E3 Spark Plugs
"The Official Spark Plug" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Insurance" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Tire" of Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Products
"The Official Oil" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Television Network" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Battery" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Truck Lube and Tire Center" of Lucas Oil Speedway
Sunoco Race Fuels
"The Official Fuel" of Lucas Oil Speedway
2013 Lucas Oil Speedway Supporters Include:
AAA Missouri, A-1 Disposal, A & G Electric, Advanced Automotive Repair, All About Smiles, ALPS Food Stores, American Broadband, American Racer Race Tires, Amerigas of Bolivar, Andy's Frozen Custard, Anglers Port Marine, Ash Grove Aggregates, Bank of Urbana, Big Surf Water Park, Bill Roberts Chevrolet/Buick, Bridal Cave, Budweiser, Carson's Corner Napa Auto Parts, Casey's General Stores, Citizens Memorial Healthcare, Clearlight Inn, Eibach Springs, Elite Auto Repair, Fast Shafts, Friendly Fuel America, Frog Signs, G2 Gemini, Gathering Place, Goody's Resort, Great Southern Bank-Weaubleau, Harbor Campground & Marina, Heart of America Beverage, Hermitage Lumber, Hobby Time Motorsports, Hoosier Race Tires, Hot Rod Processing, Impact Signs, Awnings and Wraps, inthepits.net, JH Custom Wheel & Accessory, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Lucas Cattle Company, MFA Bolivar, Midwest Low-E Insulation, Midwest Sheet Metal, Missouri Baptist Convention, Nemo Marina, Nemo Quarry, O'Bannon Bank, Old Kinderhook, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Ozark Harley-Davidson, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper, Petro Truck Stops, Pitts Homes, Pitts Realty, Pitts Cattle, Poly Lift Boat Lifts, Racinboys.com, RacinDirt.com, Rains Ice Company, Ron Jenkins Accounting & Tax Service, Ron's Racing Collectibles, SBU Athletics, Shadow Lake Golf, S & H Farm Supply, Sleep Inn-Camdenton, Sugarfoot BBQ, Sunoco Race Fuels, Sunflower Resort, Travel Centers of America, Tri-Lakes RV, Triangle Quick Shop, TNT Quick Shop, Vickie and Tim's Pub & Grub, Wheatland Motel, White's Marine Center.