Fan-favorite “Eve of Destruction” Monster Truck Nationals will wrap up Lucas Oil Speedway season Oct. 21
WHEATLAND, Missouri – One of the most-popular events of the year – and always one of the hottest-selling tickets – is set to conclude the Lucas Oil Speedway season on October 21.
Save that date for the Monster Truck Nationals “Eve of Destruction” at the speedway, when the fire-breathing vehicles arrive for an early Halloween treat of raw power sure to please adults and kids alike.
“If you’ve never experienced the Monster Truck Nationals, or even if you’ve seen it several times, it’s truly a sight to behold,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. “The power, the sound, the flames shooting out … it’s absolute an impressive display.
“This is always one of our most-popular events for the entire family and tickets are sure to go fast so save the date and make sure to get your tickets in advance.”
For ticket information, contact admissions director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at nichole@LucasOilSpeedway.com. Tickets also can be purchased online at https://www.showclix.com/events/8559.
Once again this year, fans can purchase advance tickets at area O’Reilly Auto Parts locations, beginning Sept. 28.
More than 60,000 pounds of Monster Truck Thunder makes its annual visit for a big one-day show. It will combine speed, ground-shaking sound of furious action from six world-famous Monster Trucks – Bigfoot, Raminator, Heavy Hitter, Big Kahana, Snakebite and Basher.
A free Pit Party is included in the paid admission ticket and will start the evening at 5 p.m. Kids are invited to come in Halloween costume to the Pit Party for Trick or Treating and get autographs and photos with the drivers and vehicles.
Fans also can take a Sergeant Smash Monster Truck Ride during intermission for just $10 per person.
This year, Freestyle Insanity Moto-X will be on display as well. Keith Sayers will bring in the great in high-flying motorcycle action featuring stunts like the cliffhanger, death grip and even a back flip.
Gates will open at 4 p.m. with the Pit Party from 5-6:30 p.m. with showtime at 7 p.m.
(Advance ticket prices)
Adults (16 and up) $20 in advance
Seniors (62 and up)/Military $17
Youth (6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
**Applicable fees may be applied
(Day of show ticket prices)
Adults (16 and up) $25
Seniors (62 and up)/Military $22
Youth (6-15) $10
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $50
For complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived stories, ticket info and schedules, visit www.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 www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.
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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. 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.