WHEATLAND, MO (May 6th, 2014) - Lucas Oil Speedway Presents KSPR Night at the Races this Saturday, May 10th plus the 5th Annual Area Business Expo. There will be tons of prizes, FREE stuff, and samples for everyone. Lucas Oil Speedway will also be offering special $5 ticket prices for all Adults, Seniors, and Youth! Kids 5 and under are still FREE.
The 5th Annual Business Expo will feature more than 30 local businesses with products on display and for sale. Don't forget it is Mother's Day weekend! Many of the vendors will have special gifts and give-a-ways just for Mom! Spectator gates will open one hour early this Saturday so there is plenty of time for fans to visit the businesses prior to racing action getting started.
This is your chance to spend an evening at the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" and check out what your favorite local business has to offer.
Classes in action include the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models, the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks, and the Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mods. The Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks will be running a special 25-lap $500 to win main event courtesy of The Triangle Quick Shop as the featured class of the evening.
Dwight Niehoff and Jake Williams are tied at the top of the ALPS Food Store ULMA Late Model points standings after two events as each have captured one win on the young season. Multi-time track champion Tommy Cordray sits just four points out of the lead with Ethan Young and Payton Looney tied for fourth in the standings only 28 points out of the top spot.
Nevada, Missouri's Jon Sheets occupies the top spot in the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds as he sits just 21 points ahead of 2013 Track Champion Jason Russell. Another former track champion Mickey Burrell out of Fair Grove, Missouri holds down third with only three points standing between him and fourth place driver Jeff Cutshaw. Tim Setzer and Jason Pursley are knotted for a tie in the fifth spot, 82 points out of the lead.
Despite dominating the RACEceiver Victory Lane early in the season, Waynesville, Missouri's David Hendrix has only been able to eek out to a 38 point lead over Warrensburg's Marc Carter with four races in the books. Camdenton, Missouri's Kenny Carroll drove "Sweetheart" to a second place finish last time out and resides in the third spot followed by local favorite and former track champion Randy Gilmore in fourth. Republic, Missouri's Burl Woods sits in fifth after experiencing mechanical trouble the last time out.
Finally, in the Tri-Lake RV USRA B-Mods, the top-5 are separated by only 23 points as 2-time and defending track Champion Kris Jackson shows the way, but the gap is only seven points back to second place Mike Striegel after scoring an emotional win last time out. Rex Merritt, driving his old school black car and gold leaf numbers is just 13 points out of the top spot. Fourteen-year old Andy Bryant out of Fort Scott, KS maintains the fourth position with West Plains driver Logan Martin in fifth.
Don't miss a minute of the racing action or a second of the fun this Saturday Night at Lucas Oil Speedway!
Be sure to pick your copy of the Souvenir Program this weekend to get a preview of the 2014 season plus check out over $40 in valuable coupons available inside.
Saturday, May 10th, 2014 Information
Gates open at 4:00 PM Hot Laps at 7:00 PM and racing at 7:30 PM
Adults (16 and up) $5
Seniors (62 and up) $5
Youth (6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $25
Pit Pass $25
Show your AAA Member Card at the gate to receive $3 off regular general admission prices. Advanced tickets are also available at www.LucasOilSpeedway.com.
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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Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Lucas Oil MLRA Series Director
Office: (417) 282-5984