WHEATLAND, MO – The richest and largest Dirt Late Model event in the State of Missouri, the 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com is now less than 60 days away! The 23rd edition of the event held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, will take place on May 21st-23rd at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri.
O’Neal is set to defend his Show-Me 100 title as he brings his high powered Clint Bowyer Motorsports Team back in 2015 as he hopes to withstand the challenges of Jimmy Owens, Scott Bloomquist, Earl Pearson Jr.. Steve Francis, Terry Phillips, Chad Simpson, Eddie Carrier Jr., and more of the top stars in dirt late model racing! A very limited number of 2-Day Reserved Seat Tickets for the 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com remain. “There are still a few good seats remaining but with the warmer weather starting, the anticipation and the phone calls have really picked up as fans look to secure their reserved seats for the $30,000 to win Main Event.” stated Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson
2-Day Reserved Seats are available for Friday and Saturday. All tickets on Thursday night will be General Admission only. To purchase 2-Day Reserved Seat tickets for only $65 and secure your assigned spot for two days of high octane Dirt Late Model racing action, call the Lucas Oil Speedway Hotline at (417) 282-5984.Advanced General Admission Tickets are also available online by clicking www.ShowClix.com.
Any remaining reserved seat tickets not sold as 2-day tickets prior to the event will be available for purchase as single-day reserved seat tickets for $35 on Friday, May 22nd and $40 on Saturday, May 23rd.
This is surely one you won’t want to miss! This Crown Jewel Event features the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil MLRA battling for 100 Laps and a $30,000 to win top prize. Dry Camping areas are once again FREE this year for the 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com.
Activities get underway on Thursday night with the 2nd Annual Lucas Oil MLRA “Cowboy Classic” honoring longtime racer and MLRA Owner/Official Allen “Cowboy” Chancellor. The 45-lap main event pays $5,045 to win and $545 to start as “Cowboy” campaigned the number 45 throughout his racing career. Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer Scott Bloomquist captured the inaugural version of the event in 2014.
The tire rule for the race will be the same as the Show-Me 100, providing a valuable chance for the Late Model Drivers to dial in their set-ups prior to Friday’s Show-Me 100 qualifying. The USRA Modifieds will also compete on Thursday at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. The Modified main event will pay $500 to win on Thursday night. A $500 bonus courtesy of Kenny’s Tile Racing will also be awarded to the winner of Thursday night’s MLRA Main Event on top of the posted winner’s share of $5,045.
Friday night will feature time trials and (6) heat races for the Super Late Models, plus the Race of Champions and the Hot Rod Tracker Late Model Manufacturers Dash. The top three finishers in each heat race will move on to Saturday night’s main event. The balance of the field in each of the heats will move on to the Super Late Model consolation events on Saturday night. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will be featured as the support class and will run their qualifying heat races and pole dash for Saturday’s $1,000 to win, $150 to start Main Event.
On Saturday night, Consolation events and the $2,000 to win/$250 to start Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge Non-Qualifiers Feature, will be held for the Super Late Models prior to the 100 Lap Show-Me 100 taking center stage. A $500 bonus courtesy of Kenny’s Tile Racing will also be awarded to the winner of Saturday night’s Show-Me 100 Main Event on top of the posted winner’s share of $30,000.
The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will cap off the weekend action as the Top Modified Drivers in the region race for $1,000 to win presented by www.Racindirt.com.
For those fans wanting to get an early fix on the 2015 Late Model action, the 2015 Lucas Oil Speedway season officially kicks off on April 9th-11th with the 2nd Annual MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com. Click to download and print the complete 2015 Lucas Oil Speedway Event Schedule.
Please visit www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for the most up to date information about “America’s New Motorsports Destination”, Lucas Oil Speedway.
Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, MO. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With it’s 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.
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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. 2015 marks the 5th 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 2015.
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 Speedway Budweiser Weekly Racing Series features, the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Carson’s Corner NAPA Factory Stocks and the Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mods, racing weekly.