Wheatland, Missouri - Join Lucas Oil Speedway this Saturday, Jan. 4th for the 27th Annual Ozarks Area Racers Reunion and on Friday & Saturday, Jan. 3rd & 4th for the Motorhead Events Arenacross Tour at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. The events will take place at the Fairgrounds West E-Plex and Fairgrounds Arena respectively. “These are both great events as the reunion honors those that have paved the way for all of us to enjoy the sport we love in this area and the Arenacross Tour is a great platform for both youngsters and adults alike to enjoy some of the best motocross action in the region.” commented Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson. Lucas Oil proudly supports the efforts of the Ozarks Area Racer’s Foundation and congratulates this years inductees as several honoree’s will be enshrined. The Legends award recipients include Tommy Joe Pauschert, Wayne Woody, Bob Tegarden, and George Baxter. The Pioneer Award inductees include Mike Clark, Louis Gotschall, Stanley Shobe, and Don & Billie Gibson. In addition to the Legends and Pioneers, all area track champions will be honored including 2013 Lucas Oil Speedway Weekly Racing Series Champions; Jason Russell, Terry Schultz, Brian Schutt, and Kris Jackson. Lucas Oil Speedway along with the Lucas Oil MLRA will have a booth in the trade show area with 2014 schedules available and FREE Ticket Giveaways as well as printed rules for all (4) weekly racing series classes. The 2-seat Lucas Oil/MAVTV/ProtectTheHarvest.com late model will be on display in the show car area along with J. D. Hubert’s ULMA Late Model and Jon Sheets’ USRA Modified.
Tickets are available at all area O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores, Ron’s Racing Collectibles, and Greene County Damaged Freight and Food Sales at 2743 West Kearney in Springfield. Advanced tickets are $15 for Adults with youth 12 and under FREE. Adult Tickets will be $20 at the door. Doors open 4:30pm with the awards ceremony set to get underway at 7:00pm. For more contact information or media inquiries, please contact Foundation President Lynn Sanders via phone at (417) 833-1452 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kevin Fletcher at (417) 234-3273 or email@example.com .
On Friday and Saturday, January 3rd and 4th, the American Arenacross Tour presented by Lucas Oil returns to Springfield’s Ozark Empire Fairgrounds Arena just east of the E-Plex. Rounds 5 and 6 of the 10 race series includes both Pro and Amateur racing both nights!
Plus there will be a wild FMX show starring United FMX and Brett Que both nights. Fans can also register to win a FREE BMX bike that will be given away each night plus watch the Pros do battle for over $3500 in purse money per night and all the kids in attendance can take part in the traditional “Kids Foot Race”.
Practice starts at 4:00pm on Friday, January 3rd and at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 4th. Spectator doors open at 6 PM. Advance Tickets are $8 for kids (3-11) and $15 for Adults. Tickets at the door are $10 for kids (3-11) and $17 for adults. Advanced tickets are available online at www.MotorheadEvents.com. Pit Passes are $20 (spectators will need a pit pass if arriving earlier than 6pm.
Ozark Area Racers Reunion Special: Saturday night just bring your Racers Reunion ticket stub for $2 off the regular gate admission price.
For complete event information and the latest Lucas Oil Speedway news visit: www.LucasOilSpeedway.com
Click the link below for the tentative 2014 Lucas Oil Speedway schedule. All events, dates, classes, and payouts are tentative and subject to change.
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.