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Bad Boy 98 Heats Up Lucas Oil Season

April 11th, 2018

BATAVIA, OH – The nation’s top dirt late model drivers will return to Batesville Motor Speedway on April 6-7 for the annual Bad Boy 98, the first of two stops of the 2018 campaign at the Batesville, Arkansas oval.

The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will challenge several regional standouts and other top drivers from around the country – all chasing the $20,000 top prize. The marquee event is sure to produce some of the most thrilling, edge of your seat racing action of the season at the lightning-fast, 3/8-mile oval.

The action will get underway on Friday night, April 6 with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, and Heat Races, to set the starting field for the Bad Boy 98. On Saturday, April 7, the festivities will begin with an autograph session for fans to meet their favorite drivers. Following the autograph session will be two B-Mains to complete the starting grid for the 98-lap, $20,000-to-win main event. Other divisions in competition this weekend include: Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, Front Wheel Drives, Mini Stocks, and Modifieds.

To purchase tickets, call Connie Starr at: (870) 613-1337. For additional information on Batesville Motor Speedway, visit:

About Bad Boy Mowers: With their state-of-the-art manufacturing muscle and ever-growing workforce, located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, Bad Boy Mowers is the classic American manufacturing and the classic American success story that lives on – and is stronger than ever. Bad Boy Mowers continues to buck the industry by building the strongest, most powerful mowers – for the best value – packed with innovation not found on any other mower in their class. The result has made them the fastest growing mower company in the world. To learn more about Bad Boy Mowers, or to locate a dealer near you, visit:

Track Information:
Batesville Motor Speedway
Phone Number: 870-251-0011
Promoter: Mooney Starr
Location: 5090 Heber Springs Road, Batesville, AR 72550

Event Purse: 1. $20,000, 2. $10,000, 3. $6,000, 4. $4,000, 5. $3,500, 6. $2,500, 7. $2,100, 8. $2,000, 9. $1,800, 10. $1,750, 11. $1,650, 12. $1,600, 13. $1,550, 14. $1,500, 15. $1,450, 16. $1,400, 17. $1,350, 18. $1,300, 19. $1,250, 20. $1,200, 21. $1,200, 22. $1,200, 23. $1,200, 24. $1,200
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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners Include: Allstar Performance, Andy Durham Racing Engines, AR Bodies, ASi Racewear, Bad Boy Mowers, Black Diamond Chassis, Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars, Boyd Bilt Fabrication, BRODIX, CatSpot, COMP Cams, CV Products,, Dirty Girl Racewear, Dunn-Benson Ford, E3 Spark Plugs, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, GEICO, General Tire, Heath Lawson Photography, Hoosier Tire, Hot Rod Processing, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, K&N Engineering, Lucas Oil Products, Lucas Oil Racing TV, Longhorn Chassis, MAVTV Motorsports Network, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welders, MSD Performance, Öhlins Shocks, Optima Batteries, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, PFC Brakes, Pierce Race Cars, Pro Power Racing Engines, Protect The Harvest, QA1, Rhino AG,, Rocket Chassis, Rugged Radios, Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, STEEL-IT, Sunoco Race Fuels, Super Clean, Wrisco Aluminum, 5150 Race Trailers
About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nation’s premier dirt late model sanctioning organization. In 2018, the LOLMDS will sanction 60 events in 22 states. The series is owned by the parent company Lucas Oil Products Inc. and receives national exposure through a TV package filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios. LOLMDS events will be broadcast on four TV Networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the MAVTV Motorsports Network. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at:
About Lucas Oil Racing TV
The Future of Motorsports is HERE! Get Lucas Oil Racing TV and experience racing excitement like you’ve never seen! Lucas Oil Racing TV is the online app for all your favorite devices like Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Android Devices and more! No matter where you are or when you want to watch, you can stream the best and most exciting motor racing on the planet!

Lucas Oil Racing TV has all your favorite motorsports – from grass roots to international competition, as well as exclusive LIVE EVENTS and behind the scenes interviews and footage that you won’t see anywhere else! But that’s just the beginning! Lucas Oil Racing TV brings you some of motorsports greatest broadcasters and build specialists… from Dave Despain to the mechanics of Two Guys Garage, as well as all the latest news, reviews, and interviews from every genre of racing.

Lucas Oil Racing TV is the Exclusive, Unlimited, 24/7 All-Access Motorsports App and it’s available NOW! For more information or to sign up, go to: www.LucasOilRacing.TV.
About MAVTV Motorsports Network
Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing. But MAVTV goes far beyond the national mainstream events and also covers multitudes of grassroots series’ from across the globe: Drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, rally racing, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.

MAVTV also knows you don’t have to be a race fan to be an automotive enthusiast, which is why we have developed a package of automotive reality and custom build shows that is truly second to none. If it has a motor, it’s on MAVTV…MAVTV is THE motorsports network. To learn more about MAVTV go to:
About Lucas Oil Products
Founded in 1989 by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has established itself as one of the fastest-growing lubrication product lines in the consumer automotive aftermarket, featuring a line of engine oils, greases, gear lubes, problem-solving additives, and car-care products. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil has established itself as a worldwide leader in the lubrication industry. Motorsports has always been part of the Lucas Oil culture and the cornerstone of the company’s marketing strategy. Such passion for motorsports has inspired Lucas Oil to sponsor many race teams, events and series at all levels, including, NHRA, IRL, ASCS, NASCAR, IHRA and many more. Lucas Oil has also taken ownership and operational control of a number of high profile racing properties, such as: Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series, Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil Modified Series, Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO. and the Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway in Blythe, CA.

In 2007 Lucas Oil founded its own production house, Lucas Oil Production Studios, dedicated to producing high action motorsports television. Currently Lucas Oil Production Studios produces over 300 hours of original programming for networks such as CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports and MAVTV. More information about Lucas Oil Products, Inc. visit the company website at:

Fletcher makes it a High Line 3-peat

June 20th, 2007

A series of early cautions would slow the race somewhat throughout the early stages, but the 2nd 25 laps would show the fans a awesome display of ultra fast racing, with several drivers recording lap times in the low 13 sec range. The big story going into the race was the return of local heros Tim and Glenn Watson and the many fans in attendance would not leave disappointed as both drivers finished in the top 5.

Fletcher charged charge into the lead from the outside pole, getting the jump on #20 Shawn Chenoweth. #49 Rob Clarke also got around Chenoweth by lap 2.

An early caution flew at lap 3 involving top runners #7 Derrick Tiemersma and the #68 of 2-time series champ Stu Robinson Jr. Fletcher continued on with the lead, turning laps in the 13.3 sec. range under heavy fire from Clarke, with the #22 of Glenn Watson welded to Clarke’s bumper as well. That 3-car train would open up a marginal advantage on the battle for 4th, which saw #99 Tim Watson dueling with #89 Drew Spicer side by side for a couple laps until Spicer would forge ahead to take the position. Clarke, a 5-time series champ himself, began to intensify the pressure up front on Fletcher, looking under him a couple times as the pair raced out of corner 2. Clarke’s good run ended with a mechanical problem during a caution at lap 15, handing the runner up
post to the 2000 and 2002 Barrie Late Model champ Glenn Watson.

On the restart, Watson would not let the veteran Fletcher get away, dogging him lap after lap for the lead as Spicer and Tiemersma, who had made his way back to the front battled furiously for 3rd. The caution again would fly at the midway point as Tiemersma and Robinson Jr. made contact racing out of 4, sending the 68 machine hard into the wall in turn 1. Fletcher, would begin to open up a 2 car length advantage over Watson in the race for the lead, as both drivers began to step up the pace, now completing laps in the 13.1 sec. range.

The best battle at this point was the race for 5th between #15 Al Shepstone and #99 Tim Watson. Watson, the 2006 Barrie Late Model runner up was making his Barrie OSCAAR debut and the track familiarity was proving to be a bonus putting him in line for his best finish in a Super Late. Just past lap 40, the 3rd place car of Spicer was given the mechanical black flag for excessive smoke ending a strong run for the Green Machine.

Over the closing laps, Watson would close in on Fletcher a couple times but was just unable to work his way around him. Fletcher, who won a remarkable 7 of 11 features in 2006 drove on to his first feature win of the 07 season. #22 Glenn Watson would maintain his series point lead with a 2nd place finish. Rookie of the Year contender #7 Derrick Tiemersma would cap off a solid point night with a 3rd place finish ,with #15 Al Shepstone and #99 Tim Watson rounding out the fast five.