WHEATLAND, MO (July 22nd, 2014) - Springfield's Classic Rock Station, US 97 presents another great night of Budweiser Weekly Racing Series action this Saturday, July 26th at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. Join forces with Lucas Oil Speedway, US 97, and the Ozarks Food Harvest, bring (4) non-perishable food items and get FREE Admission to the races on July 26th!
US 97 will have your favorite radio personalities on hand to meet and greet at the front gate and is dedicated to surpassing last years donation of nearly 8,000 pounds of food. Help Lucas Oil Speedway, US 97 and the Ozarks Food Harvest reach our goal of 10,000 pounds of food on Saturday night, by picking up a few extra items on your weekly trip to the grocery store.
The Ozarks Food Harvest works with countless food pantries throughout the region to provide support and food to our community. Hickory County CARES Food Pantry benefits from weekly deliveries by Ozarks Food Harvest. For more information about the Ozarks Food Harvest can be found at www.OzarksFoodHarvest.org.
US 97 is Springfield's Classic Rock Station. For more information about US 97 contests, on-air personalities or to listen live via iHeartRadio, click www.US97.com.
The Lucas Oil Speedway Budweiser Weekly Racing Series features 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 Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will be the evening's featured class as the top open wheel modified drivers in the region hit the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" for a special 25 Lap, $750 to win Main Event.
Jake Williams has returned to the top spot in the ALPS Food Store ULMA Late Model points standings as he leads fellow Lockwood, Missouri driver Dwight Niehoff now by 16 points. The battle for 3rd place has heated up with the summer temps as J.D. Hubert is only 34 points out of the lead with 2013 Factory Stock Champion Brian Schutt just 2 points behind Hubert in fourth. Ethan Young holds down the fifth spot in the season long battle for the championship.
Jeff Cutshaw has closed in on leader Tim Setzer in the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds as the veteran driver is now only 23 points out of first place as Setzer struggled in the late stages of last Saturday's main event. A pair of Jasons sit third and fourth respectively as Henley, Missouri's Jason Russell occupies the third position with Hermitage, Missouri's Jason Pursley in fourth. Lincoln, Missouri's Nathan Vaughn rounds out the top-5.
As he has done all season long, David Hendrix holds down the number one spot in the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks as he scored yet another win this past Saturday night while Kenny Carroll took the second spot and maintained his second place points position. Warrensburg's Marc Carter is a distant third in points with a pair of Wheatland drivers Chip Shaddox and Randy Gilmore sitting in the fourth and fifth spots.
Finally, in the Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mods, Kris Jackson continues to hunt the trifecta, three track championships in a row as several new challengers have emerged in 2014 including Wheatland's Mike Striegel. Striegel has put up a valiant fight throughout the season but remains 58 points out of the lead. Last Saturday's USRA Modified feature winner, Steve Muilenburg pulls double duty each night as he sits in the third spot in the USRA B-Mods. Dustin Campbell and Andy Bryant round out the top-5.
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 26th, 2014 Information
Gates open at 5:00 PM Hot Laps at 7:00 PM and racing at 7:30 PM
**FREE GA Admission with donation of (4) non-perishable items to the Ozarks Food Harvest Food Drive at the Front Gate!**
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.
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