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.
In addition to the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, the track's Tri-Lakes RV B-Mod division will also be sanctioned by the USRA for the weekly programs in 2014 at the state of the art facility in Wheatland, Missouri.
Lucas Oil Speedway boasted an average USRA Modified car count of 33 in 2013 with five of the top-10 in USRA national points running at Lucas Oil Speedway on a weekly or near weekly basis. The Tri-Lakes RV B-Mods had a whopping 36 car average in 2013.
"It is just a great opportunity for us to partner with USRA to bring a unified rules package, a great points fund, and an outstanding driver insurance program to both of our modified divisions." commented Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager and Promoter Dan Robinson.
Sedalia, Missouri's Terry Schultz claimed the 2013 USRA Modified track championship while also finishing fourth overall in USRA national points. Nevada, Missouri's Jon Sheets finished second in the USRA Modified track points while taking the eighth spot in USRA national points. Lebanon, Missouri's Kris Jackson won his second consecutive Tri-Lakes RV B-Mod track championship in 2013 with seven wins on the season.
Matt Dotson of Clark, Mo. (USRA Modified) and Troy Hovey of Decorah, Iowa (USRA B-Mod) will be awarded $10,000 and $2,000, respectively, for their 2013 USRA national championships.
Lucas Oil Speedway officials are feverishly working to finalize the 2014 racing schedule and expect to have it finalized and published in the coming weeks. For more information, please visit www.LucasOilSpeedway.com or call the track office at (417) 282-5984.
To learn more about the USRA, visit www.usraracing.com or call 515-832-6000.
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, AM Pyrotechnics, American Broadband, American Racer Race Tires, Amerigas of Bolivar, Andy's Frozen Custard, Anglers Port Marine, Ash Grove Aggregates, Bank of Urbana, Bell Helmets, Benton County Tire, 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, Dirt Track Specialist, Eibach Springs, Elite Auto Repair, Fast Shafts, Friendly Fuel America, Frog Signs, G2 Gemini, Goody's Resort, Great Southern Bank-Weaubleau, Harbor Campground & Marina, Heart of America Beverage, Hermitage Lumber, Hobby Time Motorsports, Hooker Harness, Hoosier Race Tires, Hot Rod Processing, Impact Signs, Awnings and Wraps, Indian Hill Resort, inthepits.net, JH Custom Wheel & Accessory, Kettle Treats, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Kluhsman Racing Components, Kolath Automotive, Kona Ice, Lucas Cattle Company, MFA Bolivar, Midwest Low-E Insulation, Midwest Sheet Metal, Missouri Baptist Convention, National Wild Turkey Federation, Nemo Marina, Nemo Quarry, O'Bannon Bank, Old Kinderhook Golf Resort, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Ozark Harley-Davidson, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper, Petro Truck Stops, Pitts Homes, Pitts Realty, Pitts Cattle, Pittsburg Automotive, Poly Lift Boat Lifts, Racinboys.com, RacinDirt.com, Rains Ice Company, R. D. Williams Concrete, Rocky Top Marine, 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, Terry's Designs, Tri-Lakes RV, Triangle Quick Shop, TNT Quick Shop, Twisted Tea, Vickie and Tim's Pub & Grub, Wheatland Motel, White's Marine Center