WHEATLAND, MO (July 16th, 2014) - KODE 12 in Joplin Presents the Lucas Oil Speedway Budweiser Weekly Racing Series this Saturday, July 19th featuring 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 ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models will be the featured class of the evening running a special 25 Lap, $1,000 to win Main Event!
KODE 12, the ABC Affiliate out of Joplin, Missouri along with their NBC affiliate KSN 16 has partnered up with Lucas Oil Speedway for the first time in 2014. Visit the track this Saturday night to meet the anchors, score FREE goodies, and more from KODE TV. For more information, programming, and station promotions from KODE 12, please visit www.FourStatesHompage.com or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/KODEKSN/85541164782.
The ALPS Food Store ULMA Late Model points chase has really heated up as Dwight Niehoff has slipped past fellow Lockwood, Missouri Driver Jake Williams to hold the top spot by just 2 points over Williams. Defending Factory Stock Champion Brian Schutt continues to stalk the leaders as the first year late model drivers sits just 16 points out of the lead. J.D. Hubert continues to rack up strong finishes as the Cross Timbers, Missouri driver is 22 points behind the leader and only 6 points behind Schutt. Harrisonville, Missouri's Ethan Young continues to impress as he rounds out the top-5 in the Late Model standings.
Archie, Missouri's Tim Setzer leads the field in the Pitts Homes USRA Modified standings but last Saturday night's feature winner Jeff Cutshaw has cut into his lead as Setzer is just 32 markers ahead just past the midpoint in the season. Jason Russell continues to work his way to the top but at this point in the season, he has a fairly substantial hill to climb as the 2013 Track Champion is 62 points out of the lead. Hermitage, Missouri's Jason Pursley struggled last Saturday night as he has slipped to 85 points behind the leaders in fourth. Nathan Vaughn holds down the fifth spot.
The Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks is a one horse race at this point as David Hendrix has a whopping 84 point lead over Camdenton, Missouri's Kenny Carroll. Warrensburg's Marc Carter continues to hold down the third spot despite missing the show on July 3rd. After scoring his first ever feature win at Lucas Oil Speedway the last time out, Wheatland's Chip Shaddox holds down fourth with fellow Wheatland driver and former track champion Randy Gilmore in fifth.
Lebanon, Missouri's Kris Jackson holds down the top position in the Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mods as Mike Streigel continues to search for answers on how to make up any ground. Streigel sits in second despite having a string of solid finishes. Steve Muilenburg occupies the fourth spot, 99 points out of first. 14-year old Andy Bryant out of Fort Scott, Kansas holds down fourth but is 130 points out the lead. Nevada, Missouri's Nathan Campbell is in fifth.
Complete and updated Lucas Oil Speedway points standings can be found at www.SpeedNetDirect.com/points.
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 19th, 2014 Information Gates open at 5:00 PM Hot Laps at 7:00 PM and racing at 7:30 PM
Adults (16 and up) $12
Seniors (62 and up) $8
Youth (6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $25
Pit Pass $25
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.
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.
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.
2014 Official Lucas Oil Speedway Marketing Partners
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2014 Lucas Oil Speedway Supporters Include:
AAA Missouri, A & G Electric, Advanced Automotive Repair, ALPS Food Stores, AM Pyrotechnics, American Broadband, American Racer Race Tires, Amerigas of Bolivar, Andy's Frozen Custard, Anglers Port Marine, AR Bodies, Ash Grove Aggregates, Bank of Urbana, ASI Racewear, Bell Helmets, Benton County Tire, Big Surf Water Park, Bill Roberts Chevrolet-Buick, Bridal Cave, Budweiser, Buzz's Market, BWI Sanitation, Candlelight Creations, Carson's Corner Napa Auto Parts, Casey's General Stores, Christian Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Citizens Memorial Healthcare, Clearlight Inn, Eibach Springs, Elite Auto Repair, Fast Shafts, Frog Signs, G2 Gemini Apparel, Harbor Campground & Marina, Hatfield Racing Engines, Heart of America Beverage, Hermitage Lumber, Hobby Time Motorsports, Hoosier Race Tires, Hot Rod Processing, Hot Rod Tracker, Impact Signs, Awnings and Wraps, inthepits.net, JH Custom Wheel & Accessory, Keyser Manufacturing, Kettle Treats, Kluhsman Racing Components, Kolath Automotive, Kona Ice, Lucas Cattle Company, MFA Bolivar, Midwest Low-E Insulation, Midwest Sheet Metal, Missouri Baptist Convention, National Wild Turkey Federation, Nemo Quarry, O'Bannon Bank, Old Kinderhook Golf Resort, Oil & Octane Shop, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Ozark Harley-Davidson, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper, Petro Truck Stops, Pit Stop Auto Sales, Pitts Homes, Pitts Realty, Pitts Cattle, Poly Lift Boat Lifts, RACEceiver, Racinboys.com, RacinDirt.com, RacingJunk.com, Rains Ice Company, Ron Jenkins Accounting & Tax Service, Ron's Racing Collectibles, SBU Athletics, Scott Furniture, Shadow Lake Golf, S & H Farm Supply, Sleep Inn-Camdenton, Stillwater Resort, 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, Wheeler Livestock Auction, White's Marine Center