Wheatland, Missouri (July 2nd, 2013) - The summer will really heat up this Saturdaynight, July 6th at the Diamond of Dirt tracks for the Casey's General Stores Mid Season Championship presented by Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper. Last week, the on track excitement had fans begging for more. Mark your calendars now to see what will shape up on Saturday night! In addition to crowning a Mid-Season champ in each of the four Lucas Oil Weekly Championship Series classes, all area Casey's General Stores have $2 Off coupons available for this week only! Stop by your local Casey's (in an approximate 50 mile radius of Wheatland, MO) to save on this weekend's admission.
Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper Bottling Company will have a display on the spectator midway and Casey's General Store will also have a special booth with give-a-ways. Come early to visit these great supporters of area racing. Rods and Relics car club will have some vintage cars for fans to check out and snap photos of. There is something for the race fan of all ages with the Frog's Sign Jr. Fan Club! The JFC is giving away two Razr Kick Scooter's and will have fun games for Kids to enjoy.
The Pitts Homes USRA Modified leaders are only separated by two points going into this weekend's race. Jon Sheets sits atop the leader board with current National USRA Point Leader, Terry Schultz two points behind. Jason Russell is third in the A-Modified class, but also is the leader in the ALPS Food Stores ULMA class. Russell pulls double duty running in both classes every week and continues to finish up front keeping him in on top of the standings.
Russell leads the Late Models with Jeremy Kelley 76 points behind in second. Payton Looney is third in overall standings, but on top of the overall ULMA Rookie of the Year point standings. Tommy Cordray and Jason Bodenhamer are only a few points behind, rounding out the top five.
In the Carson's Corner NAPA Factory Stocks, Brian Schutt leads Marc Carter into this weekends action. Chip Shaddox sits in third place over Johnny Coats and Kenny Carroll. These top five drivers have put on outstanding shows week after week and continue to impress with exciting side-by-side racing and finishes. Carter is only 32 points behind Schutt and after an impressive finish for Shaddox last week, this weekend could be a complete toss up.
For the Tri-Lakes RV B-Mods, 2012 Season Champion, Kris Jackson continues to lead the points battle. Ryan Edde and Colt Cheevers are in a close battle for the second spot with Edde only six points ahead of Cheevers. The B-Mods will also be up for a special $500 to Win, 25 lap feature. Come out for the Casey's General Stores Mid-Season Points Championship presented by Ozarks Coca-Cola and see which of your favorite drivers end up in Victory Lane!
July 6th, 2013 Event Information
Gates open at 5:00, Hot Laps at 7:00, and racing at 7:30.
Adults (16 and up) $12
Seniors (62 and up) $8
Youth (6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $25
For complete event information and to keep up with the latest news at Lucas Oil Speedway, visit LucasOilSpeedway.com.
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
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Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper
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The lightest, fastest, fully-waterproof HD action camera on the market
E3 Spark Plugs
"The Official Spark Plug" of Lucas Oil Speedway
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Lucas Oil Products
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"The Official Television Network" of Lucas Oil Speedway
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Sunoco Race Fuels
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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, Twisted Tea, Vickie and Tim's Pub & Grub, Wheatland Motel, White's Marine Center