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.
The Winged Sprint Car portion of the event is headlined by the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Presented by MavTV with support from the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region. The Impact Signs, Awnings, & Wraps WAR Wingless Auto Racing Sprint Cars Presented by Impact4800.com will also race as part of the mega open wheel event.
Friday and Saturday Night, both the Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Cars and the Impact Signs WAR Wingless Sprint Cars will each run complete shows including Heats, B-mains, and A-Main Events with both nights set to be filmed by the Lucas Oil Production Studios for broadcast on MavTV at a later date.
Jason Johnson, with his ASCS National Tour leading eight wins in 2013 leads the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour points standings over Albuquerque, New Mexico's Johnny Herrera. Bartlett, Tennessee's Jeff Swindell sits third in the points with Brad Loyet and Tony Bruce Jr. rounding out the top-5. Logan Forler, Seth Bergman, Dustin Morgan, Cole Wood, and Brandon Hahn sit 6th-10th respectively. The Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region will race with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour as local favorite Jonathan Cornell has dominated the Warrior Region in 2013 and holds a commanding lead in the Warrior Region points. For up to date information including the complete season long points standings for both the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Presented by MavTV and the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region, click on www.ASCSRacing.com.
In the season long battle for the Impact Signs WAR Wingless Auto Racing points championship, Edgerton, Kansas' Mitchell Moore holds a slim 20 point lead over Warrensburg, Missouri's Taylor Walton. Spring Hill Kansas' Chad Goff occupies the third spot with 622 points while 2012 WAR Champion Austin Alumbaugh rides in fourth. Centertown, Missouri's Jeff Wingate holds down the final spot in the top-5. For more information on the Impact Signs, Awnings and Wraps WAR Wingless Auto Racing Series Presented by Impact4800.com, please visit www.WARSprints.com.
Gates open at 5 PM
Hot Laps at 6:45 PM
Racing at 7:30 PM
Adults (16 and up) $20
Seniors (62 and up) $15
Youth (6 - 15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $40
Pit Pass $30
Gates open at 4 PM
Hot Laps at 5:45 PM
Racing at 6:30 PM
Adults (16 and up) $25
Seniors (62 and up) $20
Youth (6 to 15) $10
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $50
Pit Pass $35
Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, MO. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With the 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.
Show your AAA Member Card at the gate to receive $3 off regular admission prices.
For complete event information and to keep up with the latest news at Lucas Oil Speedway, visit www.LucasOilSpeedway.com.
About Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the top five Race Tracks in the Nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, approximately an hour from Springfield, Missouri and just a quick hour and a half from the Kansas City Metro Area, dubbed the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" Lucas Oil Speedway certainly lives up to the title.
Twenty-One VIP Luxury Suites, HD Jumbo Tron Screen, Stadium Style Musco Sports Lighting, a Bose Sound System, Go-Kart Slick Track, The Diamond Bar, Track Treasures Gift Shop, the best track food in the country and paved pits are a few of the spectacular amenities setting the Diamond of Dirt apart. 2013 marks the 3rd season for the Liquid Quarter Mile Drag Racing Lake, Lake Lucas. Two Nationally televised Drag Boat Races featuring the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series will be held in 2013, plus the F1 Powerboat Tour and National Boat Racing Association events.
Lucas Oil Speedway hosts some of the largest and most popular events in the Midwest! National and regional touring series appear frequently for Special Events on the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, POWRi Midget National Series, Lucas Oil Pro-Pulling League, United States Modified Touring Series, ASCS Sprint Cars and the Lucas Oil MLRA.
In addition to the incredible Special Events, the Lucas Oil Championship Series features, the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Carson's Corner NAPA Factory Stocks and the Tri-Lakes RV B-Mods, racing weekly.
2013 Official Lucas Oil Speedway Marketing Partners
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2013 Lucas Oil Speedway Supporters Include:
AAA Missouri, A-1 Disposal, A & G Electric, Advanced Automotive Repair, All About Smiles, ALPS Food Stores, American Broadband, American Racer Race Tires, Amerigas of Bolivar, Andy's Frozen Custard, Anglers Port Marine, Ash Grove Aggregates, Bank of Urbana, Big Surf Water Park, Bill Roberts Chevrolet/Buick, Bridal Cave, Budweiser, BWI Sanitation, Carson's Corner Napa Auto Parts, Casey's General Stores, Citizens Memorial Healthcare, Clearlight Inn, Eibach Springs, Elite Auto Repair, Fast Shafts, Friendly Fuel America, Frog Signs, G2 Gemini, Gathering Place, Goody's Resort, Great Southern Bank-Weaubleau, Harbor Campground & Marina, Heart of America Beverage, Hermitage Lumber, Hobby Time Motorsports, Hoosier Race Tires, Hot Rod Processing, Impact Signs, Awnings and Wraps, inthepits.net, JH Custom Wheel & Accessory, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Lucas Cattle Company, MFA Bolivar, Midwest Low-E Insulation, Midwest Sheet Metal, Missouri Baptist Convention, Nemo Marina, Nemo Quarry, O'Bannon Bank, Old Kinderhook, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Ozark Harley-Davidson, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper, Petro Truck Stops, Pitts Homes, Pitts Realty, Pitts Cattle, Poly Lift Boat Lifts, Racinboys.com, RacinDirt.com, Rains Ice Company, Ron Jenkins Accounting & Tax Service, Ron's Racing Collectibles, SBU Athletics, Shadow Lake Golf, S & H Farm Supply, Sleep Inn-Camdenton, Sugarfoot BBQ, Sunoco Race Fuels, Sunflower Resort, Travel Centers of America, Tri-Lakes RV, Triangle Quick Shop, TNT Quick Shop, Twisted Tea, Vickie and Tim's Pub & Grub, Wheatland Motel, White's Marine Center