Wheatland, Missouri (July 7th, 2013) - They say the cream rises to the top and that is exactly what happened at Lucas Oil Speedway this past Saturday night, July 6th. Jason Russell, Terry Schultz, Kris Jackson, and Brian Schutt each captured feature wins and the title of Casey's General Stores Mid-Season Champion Presented by Ozarks Coca-Cola. Each Mid-Season Champion also received a surprise $100 bill courtesy of Casey's General Stores and Ozark's Coca-Cola in Victory Lane by Lucas Oil Speedway GM Dan Robinson.
Corona, California - July 26, 2013 - Mark Clark used to be a drag racer, so when he was looking for ways to build an identity for his young company it seemed natural to spend some of his advertising budget on motor sports.
"We've been doing that pretty much forever, using it to get our name out," said Clark, 51, the president and chief executive officer of Speedco Truck Lube and Tires, one of the diverse group of companies that have partnered with Lucas Oil Products in the innovative marketing platform known as Team Lucas. "We like the grass-roots type of stuff and it really hits our demographic pretty good."
Wheatland, Missouri (July 2nd, 2013) - The summer will really heat up this Saturdaynight, July 6th at the Diamond of Dirt tracks for the Casey's General Stores Mid Season Championship presented by Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper. Last week, the on track excitement had fans begging for more. Mark your calendars now to see what will shape up on Saturday night! In addition to crowning a Mid-Season champ in each of the four Lucas Oil Weekly Championship Series classes, all area Casey's General Stores have $2 Off coupons available for this week only! Stop by your local Casey's (in an approximate 50 mile radius of Wheatland, MO) to save on this weekend's admission.
Wheatland, Missouri (June 30th, 2013) - A big day of activity at Lucas Oil Speedway concluded with on and off track fireworks Saturday Night! The Hickory County Fair wrapped up and the NBRA North/South Shootout completed day one of action. The Lucas Oil Weekly Championship Series hit the Diamond of Dirt for one of the best nights of racing in 2013, a large display of fireworks set to patriotic music, capped off a spectacular day in Wheatland, Missouri. The Shootout continues today (Sunday, June 30th) on Lake Lucas. KIX 105.7 American Patriot Night is one of the most popular events of the summer with a special "Salute to America" Saturday night. Lucas Oil Speedway and KIX 105.7 wish you and your family a safe and enjoyable holiday, thank you to all those who serve or have served, we salute you.
Wheatland, Missouri (June 23rd, 2013) - Story Courtesy of Bryan Hulbert - For the second year running, the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real capped off the Sizzlin' Summer Speedweek at the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. and in just as many years a first time National Tour winner was crowned as Sedalia's Jonathan Cornell charged from eighteenth to win the Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps Speedweek Finale at the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks"
Wheatland, Missouri - June 24th, 2013 - After months of preparation the Hickory County Fair will come to life once again, at Lucas Oil Speedway on Thursday night,June 27th. A dedicated group of community members have joined with the Hickory County Community Improvement Foundation and Lucas Oil Speedway to revive the county fair, which has been absent from the area for more than 15 years. The three-day event is presented by Heritage Tractor and ProtectTheHarvest.com. A full midway of carnival rides, games, vendors, a quilt exhibit, crafts, displays, farm equipment and livestock, will open Thursday at 5 PM. Special contests and competitions plus LIVE concerts will highlight each day of the fair.
Wheatland, Missouri (June 25th, 2013) - Lucas Oil Speedway is the place to be this holiday weekend! Saturday, June 29th the NBRA (National Boat Racing Association) North/South Shoot Out on Lake Lucas will welcome boats and pilots from across the country for the second annual event. Two full days of boat action will conclude with the feature events held on Sunday, June 30th. The purpose of the National Boat Racing Association is to, actively promote the sport of stock and modified outboard hydroplane and runabout racing by encouraging and advancing safety, increase the awareness of the sport and expanding its competition. The boats are much different than the drag boats as these are small boats where the pilot kneels while driving in an elongated circle. This type of boat racing is similar to the setup of dirt racing. They will run multiple "heat" races with several boats on the water at once and then run a final feature to end the show.
Wheatland, Missouri - July 30th, 2013 - Join the National Wildlife Turkey Federation "Race to Save the Hunt" at Lucas Oil Speedway for the Weekly Championship Racing Series on August 3rd. The NWTF is dedicated to the conservation of wild turkey and preservation of our hunting heritage. Also, it is Public Safety Appreciation Night as all Police, Fire, and Rescue Personnel are admitted FREE to the Speedway with ID.