Bryan Hulbert - WHEATLAND, Mo. - September 29, 2013 - After rain pushed the finale of the third annual Jesse Hockett / Daniel McMillin Memorial to a Sunday affair, the MAVTV American Real cameras saw Johnny Herrera live up to his nickname as "Hollywood" led from flag-to-flag for his fourth Protect the Harvest A-Feature win of the season.
Despite the best efforts of the Lucas Oil Speedway track crew, mother nature had her own ideas forcing the postponement of Saturday's Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin finale until Sunday, Sept. 29th. Gates will open at 1pm on Sunday with Hot Laps at 3:30 and racing to follow. Complete shows in both the ASCS and WAR Sprint Car classes will be run from scratch as only hot laps were completed before the skies opened up. Tickets stubs and pit passes from Saturday night will be honored at the gate for admission. For those that were unable to make it on Saturday, Sunday's ticket price will be $25 for adults, $20 for Seniors/Military, $10 for youth (6-15), and kids 5 and under FREE.
Wheatland, Missouri - September 24th, 2013 - The time has come for one of the most anticipated events and most coveted trophies in Sprint Car racing as Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri gets set to host the 3rd Annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial this Friday and Saturday, September 27th-28th. "This is just such a special event as we pay tribute to two of the nicest guys to ever roam the pit area."commented Track General Manager Dan Robinson."Our phones have been ringing non-stop with both racers and fans calling for information. We are expecting a large turnout of cars in both classes and a large crowd both nights." continued Robinson.
Wheatland, Missouri - September 22nd, 2013 - With a huge crowd on hand and nearly 130 cars in the pit area; Andy Bryant, Jason Pursley, J.D. Hubert, and Brian Schutt scored main event wins on the final 2013 Lucas Oil Speedway Weekly Championship Series night of the season. Kris Jackson, Schutt, Terry Schultz, and Jason Russell locked up the title of 2013 Track Champion. "There aren't words to describe how proud I am of all of our racers on a great 2013 season." commented Track General Manager Dan Robinson, "it has been so fun to watch all year long, I can hardly wait to get 2014 started!"
Wheatland, Missouri - August 27th, 2013 - The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series thunders into the Lucas Oil Speedway this Labor Day Weekend, August 30th-September 1st for the 3rd Annual Diamond Drag Boat Nationals on Lake Lucas. "The feedback and the response for this race has been tremendous, I encourage fans to get their tickets in advance and get here early each day." commented track General Manager Dan Robinson. Lucas Oil Speedway is located at the intersection of Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, Missouri just 60 miles north of Springfield, less than 2 hours south of Kansas City, and just 40 minutes west of Lake of the Ozarks.
Wheatland, Missouri - August 26th, 2013 - On a warm summer night in the Ozarks, the racing action at Lucas Oil was fast and furious as Mike Montague, John Allen, David Hendrix, and Kris Jackson all picked up feature wins this past Saturday. "Every Saturdaynight, the racers here at Lucas Oil Speedway continue to impress with great runs and clean side by side racing. Congrats to all the winners. We hope to see you all next weekend for the Drag Boats and MLRA Dirt Late Model Racing." commented Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson.
Wheatland, Missouri - August 20th, 2013 - On the "heels" of an outstanding weekend of racing this past Saturday night, Lucas Oil Speedway presents a special "Ladies Night" edition of the Weekly Championship Series. The first 3,000 ladies through the gates this Saturday, August 24th are admitted FREE to the speedway. "Who needs a dating website when you can come right out the racetrack and find your perfect match!" exclaimed Track General Manager Dan Robinson. "Seriously though, auto racing has become such a family sport that we wanted to reward all the moms, wives, girlfriends, and daughters out there who support auto racing and their significant others by offering them this special FREE admission."
Wheatland, Missouri - August 17th, 2013 - With unseasonably cool August temps greeting fans in attendance this past Saturday night, the action on the track at Lucas Oil Speedway was certainly hot as Marc Carter, Shawn Strong, Steve Muilenburg, and Jason Russell picked up feature wins on TA/Petro Fan Appreciation Night. "Wow, what a show!" exclaimed track General Manager Dan Robinson at the conclusion of the final event of the evening. 112 cars made their way onto the racetrack for an action packed night of side by side dirt track racing. In addition to the purse payout, each main event winner also received a $300 gift certificate for the Lucas Oil Speedway parts store courtesy of TA/Petro.