Wheatland, Missouri - November 5th, 2013 - With nearly 200 drivers, crew members, sponsors, family, and friends in attendance this past Saturday evening at University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield, Missouri, Lucas Oil Speedway officially crowned the 2013 Season Champions in each of the (4) Weekly Racing Series classes. Lebanon, Missouri's Kris Jackson scored his second consecutive Lucas Oil Speedway Season Championship in the Tri-Lakes RV B-Mods while Brian Schutt captured his first ever championship in the Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks. Sedalia, Missouri's Terry Schultz took home top honors in the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds while Henley, Missouri's Jason Russell backed up his 2012 USRA Modified Track Championship with a Championship in the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models.
Wheatland, Missouri - November 6th, 2013 - Lucas Oil Speedway is continuing and expanding it's affiliation with the United States Racing Association (USRA) for the 2014 racing season, officials from the track and USRA announced today.
Wheatland, Missouri - October 22nd, 2013 - Lucas Oil Speedway recently put the wraps on the 2013 racing season with the Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial Race but there is still plenty of activity at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks this weekend. This Saturday, October 26th, 2013, ghosts and goblins of all ages are invited to visit the Lucas Oil "Spookway" for the annual Safe Trick or Treat Night!
Wheatland, Missouri - October 7th, 2013 - Officials with Lucas Oil Speedway are pleased to announce the annual Lucas Oil Speedway Championship Banquet will be held on Saturday, November 2nd at the University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield, Missouri. The banquet will include dinner and a formal program to honor the Top-10 drivers in each of the (4) Lucas Oil Speedway Weekly Racing Series classes. "With the tremendous talent and growth that we have seen in our weekly racing series over the past couple of seasons, a change in venue for the banquet was necessary to accommodate the large crowd of racers, crews, sponsors, and fans that attend the festivities each year." commented Track General Manager Dan Robinson.
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!"