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July 27, 2020

Drag boats return to Lake Lucas for KDBA Show-Me Shootout Presented by Lucas Oil this weekend

The Kentucky Drag Boat Association Show-Me Shootout is set for Saturday and Sunday at Lucas Oil Speedway on Lake Lucas. (GS Stanek Racing Photography)

WHEATLAND, MO. (July 27, 2020) - Drag boat racing returns to Lucas Oil Speedway this weekend for the second time in 2020. The Kentucky Drag Boat Association Show-Me Shootout Presented by Lucas Oil is scheduled for qualifying rounds on Saturday and eliminations Sunday on Lake Lucas.

"We're looking forward to welcoming the KDBA back for a big weekend after a good opening event back in June," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton said. "Fans can make it a full day and night by taking in both the drag boats and dirt-track action on Saturday as well."

Action is set to begin with sportsman qualifying at 9 a.m. Saturday with the first pro qualifying session set for 10:30 a.m. Afternoon rounds are set for 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
 
The popular Steve Moeller Band will play on the drag boat midway from 8 p.m. until midnight and admission is free.
 
Fans purchasing a drag boat ticket on Saturday or a two-day boat-race admission will receive free admission to Saturday night's dirt-track program. Gates will open at 4 p.m. Saturday at the dirt track with hot laps at 6:30 p.m. and racing at 7:05.


Winners last month in the KDBA Inaugural Summer Thunder on Lake Lucas were Ed Anderson (Quick Eliminator), David Schmidt (Pro Eliminator), Tyler Lawrence (Top Eliminator), Tyler Salsman (Mod Eliminator), Cade Janecek (Stock Eliminator), David Merchant (Pro Comp Flat), Shelby Ebert (Pro Mod) and Brandon Hampel (Personal Watercraft).

Eliminations are tentatively set to begin at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Fans purchasing tickets to the drag boat races on Saturday will receive free admission to Saturday night's Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series action on the dirt track. KY3 Digital and O-Zone Present Fan Appreciation Night with food and drink specials, including $1 nachos and cheese, $2 hot dogs and $2 soft drinks and water.

Classes in action on the dirt track will be the Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models, the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks and the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods. The USRA Modifieds will run a 25-lap, $1,000-to-win main event. The Show-Me Vintage Racing Club Cars will be a guest class, with several of their cars on display on the midway prior to the event.

Spectators at the dirt track once again have the option of "Beat the Heat, Get a Suite" as  individual suite tickets are available. 


KDBA Show-Me Shootout Presented by Lucas Oil
Saturday tentative schedule
7 a.m. - Registration Opens
8 a.m. - Spectator gates open
9 a.m. - Round 1 qualifying sportsman session
10:30 a.m. - Round 1 qualifying pro session
12:30 p.m. - Round 2 qualifying sportsman session
2 p.m. - Round 2 qualifying pro session

Sunday tentative schedule
8 a.m. - Spectator gates open
9 a.m. - Eliminations

Drag Boat Ticket Prices:    
Adults GA/Pit Pass Combo (16 and up) $25
Seniors (62 and up)/Military GA/Pit Pass Combo (62 and up) $22
Youth GA/Pit Pass Combo (age 6 to 15) $10
Kids GA/Pit Pass Combo (age 5 and under)     FREE
Family Pass GA/Pit Pass Comb - Includes Admission for 2 Adults and Up to 3 Kids Ages (6-15)     $60
Adult 2-Day GA/Pit Pass Combo $35
Seniors (62 and up)/Military 2-Day GA/Pit Pass Combo $32
Youth Ages (6-15) 3-Day GA/Pit Pass Combo $20
(All tickets include access to Drag Boat pit area)
(All Saturday and 2-day tickets include entry to the dirt-track event on Saturday night)

Lakeside RV Packages (Must Be Reserved in Advance) - $400
Includes:
(1) 20' x 45' Space
(4) 2-Day Tickets
(1) Vehicle Pass
(1) Golf Cart Pass

Camping:
Reserved w/ Electric plus Water: $35/Night
(Limited Availability) Reserved Dry Spots: $20/Night
(Limited Availability) Dry Camping: $10/Night

Gates to the dirt track open at 4 p.m. Saturday with hot laps at 6:30 p.m. and racing at 7:05.

Dirt-track tickets:
(Free with drag boat ticket)

Adults (16 and over) $12
Seniors (62 and over)/Military $9
Youth (ages 6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family pass $30
Pit pass $30

 

For ticket questions or information for any event at Lucas Oil Speedway, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or email her at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com for more information.

 

CONTACT:
Danny Lorton
Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Office: (417) 282-5984