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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Kicks off Month of May with Much Anticipated Three-Race Weekend

14877_10152376892884636_877651113_nWAYCROSS, GA  (April 24, 2014) – The anticipation and excitement is building as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will kick off the month of May with a three-race weekend. The series will kick the weekend off with a first ever visit to the historic Macon Speedway in Macon, IL on Thursday night, May 1st. The St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 will see the nation’s top drivers battle some of the toughest regional racers from anywhere in the country at the 1/5 mile bullring. The single-day event will include: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and the 100-lap feature event paying $12,000 to win and $1,000 to start. Modifieds will run as a support class at Macon Speedway paying $1,000 to win and $100 to start.

For tickets and more information about the St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 at Macon Speedway on May 1st, visit their official website at www.maconracing.com.

The Stars and Cars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will then travel to Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL on Friday night, May 2nd. This event will be the first of two visits to Tri-City Speedway in 2014. The racy 3/8 mile facility, promoted by Kevin and Tammy Gundaker, will host the annual “Spring Spectacular” for the LOLMDS that is sure to produce some thrilling racing action. Tri-City Speedway is located in the heart of Midwest Late Model country and some of the most talented drivers from that area are expected to challenge the nation’s premier touring series drivers in what is shaping up to be a great weekend of racing. The May 2nd event will include: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and the 50-lap feature event paying $10,000 to win and $800 to start. Crates and Modifieds will run as a support classes.

For tickets and more information on the May 2nd event at Tri-City Speedway call the track office at (618) 931-7836 or visit their website at www.tricityspeedway.net.

The final leg of the three-race weekend will take place at the Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, KY on Saturday night, May 3rd. Paducah International Raceway is owned by Bob Sargent and several NASCAR Stars, including Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kenny Schrader. PIR is considered the premier dirt track in Western Kentucky for its fast three-eighths mile track, extensive grandstands and luxury suites. The Stars of the LOLMDS will again battle some tough competition in that area that is sure to produce another exciting event at PIR. The May 3rd event will include: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and the 50-lap feature event paying $10,000 to win and $800 to start. Support classes running in conjunction with the LOLMDS at PIR include: Crate Late Models and the Modified divisions.

For tickets and more information about Paducah International Raceway, call 270-898-7469 or visit the track website at www.paducahracing.com.
“Lucas Oil Products and the LOLMDS are very excited about the three race swing to kick off the month of May. The level of competition at our events this year has been intense, to say the least. The Midwest has some of the toughest competitors anywhere in the country, and race fans are in store for an exciting weekend of racing at all three tracks,” stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

For fans that cannot attend this big weekend of racing, www.Dirtondirt.com will offer “LIVE” Pay Per View Broadcasts of all three events. DirtonDirt.com will provide multi-camera coverage of all the racing action as it happens LIVE, including driver interviews, instant replays and more!

To learn more about the LIVE PPV broadcasts of these three vents and how to order it visit https://www.dirtondirt.com/National_7918.html. For all the latest in Dirt Late Model coverage be sure and visit their website at www.Dirtondirt.com.

For the latest breaking news about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the 2014 tour schedule, TV schedule, drivers, sponsors and all the information about the series, visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.
Follow the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on the social media outlets at www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and https://twitter.com/lucasdirt.
Track Information
Thursday Night May 1st
Macon Speedway
Phone #: Race days – (217) 764-3000
Promoter: Bob Sargent – (217) 764-3200
Location: 205 North Wiles, Macon, IL 62544
Website: www.maconracing.com

Tire Rule for Macon Speedway – May 1st
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1320, LM20, 1640, LM40
Right Rear – Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 Event Purse

$12,000 to win- 1. $12000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $1000, 16. $1000, 17. $1000, 18. $1000, 19. $1000, 20. $1000, 21. $1000, 22. $1000, 23. $1000, 24. $1000.

Friday Night, May 2nd

Tri-City Speedway
Track Phone #: (618) 931-7836
Promoters: Kevin & Tammy Gundaker – (636) 448-9111
Location: 5100 Nameoki Road, Pontoon Beach, IL 62040
Website: www.tricityspeedway.net

Tire Rule for Tri-City – May 2nd
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1320, LM20, 1640, LM40
Right Rear – Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

Event Purse

$10,000 to win- 1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800.

Saturday Night, May 3rd

Paducah International Raceway
Track Phone #: (270) 898-7469
Promoter – Robert Sargent: (217) 764-3200
Location: 4445 Shemwell Lane, Paducah, KY 42003
Website: www.paducahracing.com

Tire Rule for Paducah – May 3rd
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1320, LM20, 1640, LM40
Right Rear – Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

Event Purse

$10,000 to win- 1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800.

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Official Sponsors Include:

ASi Racewear – “The Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
E3 Spark Plugs – “The Official Spark Plug” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Fast Orange- “The Official Hand Cleaner” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
GEICO – “The Official Insurance” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
General Tire – “The Official Tire” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Hoosier Tire – “The Official Race Tire” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
iON Cameras – “The Official Camera” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Lucas Oil Products – “The Official Oil” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
MAVTV “American Real” – “The Official TV Network” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Optima Batteries – “The Official Battery” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Ole Smoky Moonshine – “The Official Moonshine” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
ProtectTheHarvest.com-”The Official Protect the Harvest Campaign” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Super Clean- “Official Cleaner-Degreaser” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Sunoco Race Fuels – “The Official Fuel” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners Include:

Allstar Performance, AR Bodies, Bad Boy Mowers, Barry Wright Race Cars, Black Diamond/Club 29 Chassis, Bloomquist Race Cars, Brodix, Clements Race Engines, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, C&R Racing Inc., Crawford Supply, CJ Rayburn Race Cars, CV Products, DirtonDirt.com, Dunn-Benson Ford, Dyers Top Rods, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, Fast Orange, Fuel Safe Fuel Cells, FK Rod Ends, Georgia Boot, Grover Race Engines, Hawk Performance, Hedman Hedders, Hot Rod Processing, Hot Rod Tracker, Industrial Pressure Washers (IPW), Jay Dickens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Kuntz Race Engines, Longhorn Chassis, MasterSbilt Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welders, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Pierce Racecars, Pro Power Racing Engines, RaceTec Pistons, Revelution Race Cars, Rick Schwallie Photography, Rocket Chassis, Roush Yates Parts, Simpson Race Products, Total Seal, Traeger Grills, Vic Hill Race Engines, Weld Racing Wheels, Wrisco, 5150 Race Trailers

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