Wheatland, Missouri – The first sounds of the new season at Lucas Oil Speedway crank up on Saturday when engines fire for an open preseason Test and Tune from 2-6 p.m. Drivers in all of the Lucas Oil Speedway divisions of the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series classes – Warsaw Auto Marine and RV-NAPA Auto Parts ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods and Big O Tires Street Stocks- plus any others from the area are invited to participate.
The season-opening program is set for April 8 ahead of the 4th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com set for April 14-15. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds and Big O Tire Streek Stocks will join the MLRA Late Models that weekend. “With a terrific weather forecast for Saturday, this is an ideal opportunity for our drivers to get some testing done,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. “Fans eager to see cars on the track for the first time in 2017 at Lucas Oil Speedway are invited to come out as we’ll open up the grandstands to them for free. It should be a fun day.” Pit passes for drivers and crew members are $25 with ages 5-and-under 10. Spectator grandstand admission is free. Limited concessions, along with restrooms, will be available behind the backstretch grandstands adjacent to the pit area.
The Lucas Oil Speedway Parts Store also will be open with a full assortment of Lucas Oil Products, Hoosier Late Model Tires, American Racer USRA Modified tires and Sunoco Racing fuel available for purchase. For complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived stories, ticket info and the 2017 racing schedule, visit LucasOilSpeedway.com. Three-day passes for the 25th annual Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com are now on sale.
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 4th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Nationals are set for April 14-15.
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. 2017 marks the 7th 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 2017. New for 2017 will be an all new purpose build Off Road Racing facility featuring the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series as well as a host of other regional 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 Speedway Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series features the Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Big O Tires Street Stocks and the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods, racing weekly.