Rain forces cancellation of USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (August 5, 2017) - Heavy mid-day rains with the forecast of more throughout the evening and overnight hours forced cancellation of Saturday night's 8th Annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout Presented by Foley Equipment at Lucas Oil Speedway.


The event, part of the United States Modified Series Hunt for the Casey's Cup, will not be made up.

"We hate to call it, but we don't really have a choice," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. "We've had so much rain already with a Flash Flood Watch already in place throughout Sunday morning that it's in everyone's safety and best interest to make the early call."

Tyler Wolff of Fayetteville, Ark., and Stormy Scott of Las Cruces, N.M., captured the first two feature wins on the Hunt for the Casey's Cup. Zack VanderBeek of New Sharon, Iowa captured last year's Show-Me Shootout over Ryan Gustin of Marshalltown, Iowa.

Up next: After a busy stretch of events over the last month, Lucas Oil Speedway takes a scheduled week off next weekend before roaring back into action on Saturday, Aug. 19 with the next-to-last Big Adventure Weekly Racing Series program of the season.

TA/Petro along with The Ozarks CW & Ozarks Sports Zone Present Fan Appreciation Night with Food and Drink Specials all night long. Classes in action include the Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models, the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, the Big O Tires Street Stocks and the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods. The USRA Modifieds will compete in a a special 25-lap, $750-to-win main event.

For ticket information for all Lucas Oil Speedway events, contact admissions director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at nichole@LucasOilSpeedway.com. 

For complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived stories, ticket info and schedules, visit www.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 www.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. 

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