WHEATLAND, MO (July 7th, 2014) - The 8th Annual CMH Diamond Nationals featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series rolls into Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri this Saturday, July 12th for their second and final appearance this season. "This is certainly one of the most anticipated events of the season here in Wheatland." commented Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson. "It features the best late model drivers in the country here for one day, 50 laps, and a hefty payday of $10,000 to the winner along with a beautiful Diamond Ring to commemorate the win."
John Blankenship held off a hard charging Jimmy Owens to take home the check and the ring in the 2013 edition of this huge event.
Other top drivers expected to be in attendance include Don O'Neal, Scott Bloomquist, Jared Landers, Eddie Carrier Jr., Earl Pearson Jr., Steve Francis, Jason Hughes, Chad Simpson, Terry Phillips, Travis Dickes, Ryan Gustin, and many more of the top dirt late model drivers in the country!
The stars and cars of the Lucas Oil MLRA will also be on hand to challenge the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drivers in the co-sanctioned event. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds run in support of the Late Models and will be in action gunning for a top prize of $750 to win courtesy of Clearlight Inn.
Bring the entire family out on Saturday as we invite you to come early and visit the pit area to meet your favorite drivers. Party Station Kids Zone and the Frog's Sign Jr. Fan Club will have tons of inflatables, games and give-a-ways for the Jr. race fans in your family.
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, July 12th, 2014 Information
Gates open at 5:00 PM Hot Laps at 7:00 PM and racing at 7:30 PM
Adults (16 and up) $25
Seniors (62 and up) $20
Youth (6-15) $10
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $50
Pit Pass $40
The Family Pass is designed to help families find a great entertainment value at an affordable price. To qualify for the pass there must be at least two adults and one child present at the time of purchase. Maximum number of children under the age of 16 to be covered per pass is 3.
Entry for Two Adults (age 16 and up)
Entry for up to Three Youth (age 6-15)
One Free Go Kart Pass
Two - $2 off Coupons for $5 Kids Meal
10% off any Track Treasures Gift Shop Purchase
One - ½ off Coupon for Funnel Cake
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.
A limited number of VIP Suites are available for Saturday's event. Please contact LaRay Hankins at (417) 282-5984 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Race fans can go to www.LucasOilSpeedway.com to view the complete schedule for Lucas Oil Speedway's 2014 season, find detailed event information, get the latest news, and get complete ticket and campsite information. In addition, fans can get social with Lucas Oil Speedway by following @LucasSpeedway on Twitter, clicking "Like" at www.facebook.com/LucasOilSpeedway and on www.youtube.com/LucasOilSpeedway.
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Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Lucas Oil MLRA Series Director
Office: (417) 282-5984
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. 2014 marks the 4th 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 2014 plus National Boat Racing Association (NBRA) 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.
In addition to the incredible Special Events, the Lucas Oil Speedway Budweiser Weekly Racing Series features, the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Carson's Corner NAPA Factory Stocks and the Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mods, racing weekly.
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