Wheatland, Missouri – As the racing season at Lucas Oil Speedway enters the home stretch, it’s time to think about celebrating the accomplishments from 2016 with the annual Lucas Oil Speedway Championship Banquet.
The top 10 drivers in each of the four Lucas Oil Speedway Budweiser Weekly Championship Series divisions will be recognized at the banquet, Saturday, Nov. 5 at The Lodge at Old Kinderhook, 678 Old Kinderhook Drive, in Camdenton. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour from 6-7 p.m. followed by the dinner and awards program. A cash bar will be available. “This is always a fun event as we get to gather the top-finishing drivers in all four divisions in our championship chases and give them well-earned recognition,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. “It’s also an opportunity for our fans to come out and share in the fun as we take a look back on a tremendous 2016 season.”
Tickets are $40 and can be reserved by calling the Lucas Oil Speedway office at (417) 282-5984 or by emailing Nichole McMillan at nichole@LucasOilSpeedway.com. Tables of 10 are also available for $400. All tickets must be paid for in advance. Cash, checks, or credit cards are acceptable methods of payment. Please RSVP and order tickets no later than Oct. 28th. Banquet tickets will not be available for purchase after that date and tickets will not be available at the door.
Drivers must attend the awards banquet to receive their awards, including cash and contingencies. As an added bonus, a 2015 Harley Sportster courtesy of Lawless Harley-Davidson will be awarded to one lucky driver. Group guest room rates at The Lodge at Old Kinderhook, including a standard room with king bed or double queen is available for $119 based on availability. For room reservations, call (888) 346-4949 and mention “Lucas Oil Speedway Banquet.”
For more information on The Lodge at Old Kinderhook go to www.OldKinderhook.com Still to come: Two big racing events remain on the Lucas Oil Speedway 2016 schedule. The 3rd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals and Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt is Oct. 7-8; the Lucas Oil Monster Truck Nationals Eve of Destruction is set for Oct. 22. For complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived stories, ticket info and schedule information for the season, visit 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 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. Click www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984. 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.
The 3rd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals and Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt are coming to Lucas Oil Speedway Oct. 7-8.
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. 2016 marks the 6th 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 2016. 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 Store ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Carson’s Corner NAPA Street Stocks and the USRA B-Mods, racing weekly.