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Deadline nears for Lucas Oil Speedway's 2022 Most Popular Driver voting
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10/13/2022

10/13/2022

Lucas Oil Speedway


Deadline nears for Lucas Oil Speedway's 2022 Most Popular Driver voting

WHEATLAND, MO. (Oct. 13, 2022) - The deadline is nearing for fans to go and vote for Lucas Oil Speedway's Most Popular Driver award for the 2022 season.

Online voting will conclude at the end of the day on Friday for the annual award, which will be presented at Lucas Oil Speedway's Postseason Awards Banquet on Nov. 19 at Camden on the Lake Resort in Lake Ozark.

Fans can cast their vote at cast their vote at lucasoilspeedway.com/vote with the top 10 drivers in season points in the Cedar Creek Beef Jerky USRA Modifieds, Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods, Hermitage Lumber Late Models and O'Reilly Auto Parts USRA Stock Cars listed on the ballot.

One vote per email address is permitted. Fans also can submit a write-in vote if they choose.

Cedar Creek Beef Jerky USRA Modified track champion Dillon McCowan of Urbana was named Most Popular Driver in 2021.

Track champions and the top 10 drivers in each of the four Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series divisions will be honored at the awards banquet with several other specialty award winners also unveiled.

Tickets for the event are $40 and must be reserved by Oct. 28 by sending an RSVP to Lucas Oil Speedway Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or by email at nichole@LucasOilSpeedway.com.

Fans are welcomed to attend. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour at 6 p.m., invocation at 7 and dinner and awards to follow. An after party will be held at the H-Toad, located on the upper floor.

In addition to Most Popular Driver, awards will be presented for Best Appearing Race Car and the Forrest Lucas Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Camden on the Lake Resort is located at 2359 Bittersweet Road in Lake Ozark, Mo. Go to CamdenontheLake.com for more information on the resort or to inquire about room reservations. Rates are $109 for king studios and $149 king suites. Guest group code for room rates is: LOCR1122

UTV Short Course action on Saturday: UTV Short Course racing returns to Lucas Oil Speedway this Saturday.The Off Road track will fire up for the final UTV Short Course program of the 2022 season, with practice set to begin at 10 a.m., heat races at noon and features to follow. This is the fourth round of UTV Short Course racing this season.

Race classes will include Pro N/A (naturally aspirated), Pro, Youth 1000, Youth 570, Youth 170 Mod, Youth 170 Stock, Sportsman, Women’s and Mini Stock Truck. The program will be completed by 5 p.m.

Saturday's schedule (tentative)
8 a.m. - Pit Gate Opens, Registration/Tech Opens
9 a.m. - Spectator gates open
9:30 a.m. - Drivers' meeting
10 a.m. - Registration closes, practice sessions
Noon - Heat racing begins

Spectator admission:
Adults GA/Pit Pass Combo (16 and up) - $15
Seniors (62 and up)/Military GA/Pit Pass Combo (62 and up) - $12
Youth GA/Pit Pass Combo (age 6 to 15) - $5
Kids GA/Pit Pass Combo (age 5 and under) - FREE
amily Pass GA/Pit Pass Combo (Includes Admission for 2 adults and up to 3 kids ages 6-15) - $35
Racer Pit Pass - $30

Swap meet also on Saturday: Lucas Oil Speedway also will be hosting a Swap Meet and Flea Market in the dirt track pit area on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Vendor booth fee is $30 with a set-up time of 7-9 a.m. Cars, parts, collectibles, antiques, crafts, household items and all types of vendors are welcome. To reserve a vendor spot call 417-282-5984.

Admission is $6 for ages 13-and-over with 12-and-under free. There will be a food vendor on site.

To purchase tickets for any remaining event on Lucas Oil Speedway's schedule, or to inquire about camping information, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 295-6043 or via email at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com.

CONTACT:
Danny Lorton
Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Office: (417) 282-5984
DLorton@lucasoilspeedway.com
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Complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived race recaps, previews and driver features, along with ticket information and schedules can be found by visiting LucasOilSpeedway.com.

Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, Missouri. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With its 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 LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984. The Lucas Oil Speedway EZ Texting number is (417) 804-4141.

In addition, fans can get social with Lucas Oil Speedway by following @LucasSpeedway on Twitter, clicking "Like" at www.facebook.com/LucasOilSpeedway and on www.youtube.com/LucasOilSpeedway

About Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the top five racing facilities in the nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, approximately an hour from Springfield, Missouri, and just an hour and a half from the Kansas City metro area, the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" lives up to its 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. This year marks the 12th season for the Liquid Quarter Mile Drag Racing Lake, "Lake Lucas." New for 2017 was all-purpose built Off Road facility featuring a host of regional events.

Lucas Oil Speedway's dirt oval track plays host to some of the largest and most-popular events in the Midwest with national and regional touring series appearing frequently including: 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 special events, the Lucas Oil Speedway Weekly Racing Series features the Late Models, USRA Modifieds, USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods.

2022 Official Lucas Oil Speedway Marketing Partners

Arizona Sport Shirts
"The Official Merchandise Provider" of Lucas Oil Speedway

Bill Roberts Chevrolet-Buick
"The Official Truck" of Lucas Oil Speedway

Dixie Chopper
"The Official Mowers of Lucas Oil Speedway"

General Tire
"The Official Tire" of Lucas Oil Speedway

Lucas Oil Products
"The Official Oil" of Lucas Oil Speedway

MAVTV
"The Official Television Network" of Lucas Oil Speedway

Optima Batteries
"The Official Battery" of Lucas Oil Speedway

Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper
"The Official Soft Drink" of Lucas Oil Speedway

RacingJunk.com
"The Official Classifieds" of Lucas Oil Speedway

Rugged Radios
"The Official 2-Way Communications Provider" of Lucas Oil Speedway

Sunoco Race Fuels
"The Official Fuel" of Lucas Oil Speedway

Super Clean
"The Official Sponsor" of Lucas Oil Speedway

2022 Lucas Oil Speedway Supporters Include:
AM Pyrotechnics, Arizona Sport Shirts, Ash Grove Aggregates, Berry Tractor and Equipment Co., Big Adventure RV, Bill Roberts Chevrolet-Buick, Bolivar Auto Sales & Detailing, Bolivar Farmers Exchange-MFA, Boone's BBQ Barn, Boubin Tire/American Racer, Branstetter & Lightfoot LLC, Bridal Cave, BWI Sanitation, Camden on the Lake Resort, Candlelight Creations-Dick's Wild Root Horseradish, Casey's, Cedar Creek Beef Jerky, Citizens Memorial Healthcare, City Magnet, Clearlight Inn, Comfort Inn-Bolivar, DirtonDirt.com, Dixie Chopper, eBay Motors, Eibach Springs, Evans Pipe & Steel Co., Farmers Insurance Agent Kristy Reynolds, Fast Shafts by Axle Exchange, Foley Equipment-Cat Rental Store, Frog Signs, Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare, Hermitage Lumber, HICKAMO Country Store, Highway 54 RV Park, Hobbytime Motorsports, Hoosier Race Tires, Impact Signs Awnings Wraps, In the Garden of Eden, Kettle Treats, Keyser Manufacturing, Kluhsman Racing Components, Kona Ice, Lucas Cattle Company, Margaritaville Lake Resort, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welding, Missouri Department of Tourism, Missouri Division of Tourism, MyRacePass, Nutrien Ag Solutions, OakStar Bank, O'Bannon Bank, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Ozark Golf Cars, Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper, Ozarks Community Health Center, PEM, Pitts Homes, Pitts Realty, Pitts Cattle, ProThings Apparel, RACEceiver, Racinboys.com, RacinDirt.com, RacingJunk.com, Rains Ice Company, Real Racing Wheels, Rod End Supply, Ron Jenkins Accounting & Tax Service, Rugged Radios, Ryan E. Murphy Law Firm LLC, SBU Athletics, Safety Kleen, Scott Furniture, Simpson Racing Products, Southwest Electric Cooperative, Stillwater Resort, Sunoco Race Fuels, Sunflower Resort, TA/PETRO, US Army Corps of Engineers-Pomme de Terre, Vietti Marketing Group, Wheatland Motel, White's Marine Center, Wild Animal Safari, Woods Supermarkets, Wrisco Industries.


Article Credit: By Lyndal Scranton, Lucas Oil Speedway

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