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March 14, 2018

Entire final night program from 26th annual Show-Me 100 to air live on MAVTV Motorsports Network

Show Me 100
For the first time in its 26-year history, the Show-Me 100 final-night program will air live on MAVTV Motorsports Network.

Wheatland, Missouri (March 14, 2018) - For the first time in its 26-year history, the Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com will be televised live.

The Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series crown-jewel race program's final night on May 26, from Lucas Oil Speedway, will be air live on the MAVTV Motorsports Network along with LucasOilRacing.TV.

Show time is tentatively scheduled for 7 p.m. with James Essex and Bob Dillner serving as booth announcers with Dave Argabright working the pit area.

The entire program, which will include two B-Mains and the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge, plus the USRA Modified program's B-Mains and A-Main also will air live. Lucas Oil Speedway announcers Corey Riggs and Shane Friebe will be joining Dillner to call the Modified races.

"This is a landmark event for the Show-Me 100, to air on live television all over the world. It's a big thing for dirt-track racing and tremendous exposure for Lucas Oil Speedway and our great fans," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said.

Winner of the 100-lap Show-Me 100, captured a year ago by Bobby Pierce, will earn $30,000. The USRA Modified 30-lap feature will see the winner taking home $1,200.

The first two nights of the Show-Me 100 weekend, on May 24 and May 25, will be available live on LucasOilRacing.TV on-demand and shown on a delayed basis later on MAVTV. Night one will be highlighted by the "Cowboy Classic" for the Late Models, a feature honoring the late Allen "Cowboy" Chancellor who was former owner of the MLRA.

Night two action will find the Late Model drivers chasing another $6,000-to-win feature, the "Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson" in honor of the former owners of West Plains Motor Speedway who founded the Show-Me 100 in 1993.

Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and more.

But MAVTV goes far beyond the national mainstream events and also covers multitudes of grassroots series' from across the globe: Drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.

Check with your local cable or satellite provider for availability for MAVTV, which air in HD on DirectTV channel 214.

General admission tickets for the Show-Me 100 - or general admission tickets to any event in the 2018 season - are available by contacting Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984, via email at Nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com or through Lucas Oil Speedway website at https://www.showclix.com/events/8559.

Three-day reserved Show-Me 100 tickets are available only by calling (417) 282-5984 or by emailing McMillan at Nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com.

The Lucas Oil Speedway dirt track roars to life on March 31 with an open test and tune from 2-6 p.m. The season begins on April 7 with the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series opener with action in the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models, Big O Tires Street Stocks and Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods.

For ticket information for any event in 2018, including season passes for all events plus three-day passes for the 26th annual Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at Nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com.

Complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived stories, ticket info and tentative 2018 schedule can be found by visiting LucasOilSpeedway.com.

Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, Missouri. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With its 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 LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.

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.