WAYCROSS, GA (May 15, 2015) The upcoming Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com once again includes the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge. The top-24 drivers that did not transfer into the Show-Me 100 (via preliminary events) will be eligible to start the $2,000-to-win, $250-to-start, non-qualifiers race – held prior to the Show-Me 100 main event. The winner of the 20-lap, Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge has the choice of keeping their $2,000 winnings, or forfeiting their earnings to start last in the 100-lap main event.
“We are thrilled to be sponsoring the Show-Me Challenge again in 2015,” said Midwest Sheet Metal Owners, Chris and Jan Davis. “It’s truly an honor to be involved with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil Speedway. The entire Lucas Oil family continues to make remarkable strides in motorsports and we are thankful to be associated with such a great organization.”
Midwest Sheet Metal is located in the heart of Ozark Mountain Country in Springfield, Missouri. As a family owned and operated business, Chris and Jan Davis are dedicated to producing custom designed fabrications and precision machining with craftsmanship that is second to none. They specialize in design and custom fabrication of carbon steel, stainless, and aluminum products; with the area’s largest in-stock inventories of steel, aluminum, stainless and structural shapes. Midwest Sheet Metal is large enough to serve their customer’s needs, yet small enough to offer the one-one-one attention and respect they have long been known for. They have a team of employees with 10 to 20+ years of experience, providing a base of knowledge and expertise rarely found elsewhere. For more information, visit their website located at: www.msmfab.com or call (417) 869-1252.
The 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com features the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association (MLRA) at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, Thursday-Saturday, May 21st – 23rd.
Thursday’s program is highlighted by a special $5,045-to-win, $545-to-start Lucas Oil MLRA event dubbed the “Cowboy Classic”, in honor of longtime MLRA Owner/Promoter Allen “Cowboy” Chancellor. In addition, the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will compete in a complete racing program on Thursday night. Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer, Scott Bloomquist captured the win in the inaugural Cowboy Classic in 2014.
Action on Friday, May 22nd includes the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with Miller Welders Time Trials, plus six, 20-lap heat races. The top (3) finishers in each heat race are locked in to the $30,000-to-win, Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 on Saturday night. The balance of the field will move on to the LOLMDS B-Mains on Saturday night. Friday night racing action also includes the Race of Champions and the Hot Rod Tracker Manufacturers Dash. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will be featured as the support class and will run their qualifying Heat Races for Saturday’s $1,000-to-win main event.
On Saturday night, consolation events for the LOLMDS and the USRA Modifieds will be held, plus the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge, prior to the 100-lap, Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 taking center stage. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will cap off the weekend action with their $1,000-to-win main event. In 2014 Don O’Neal of Martinsville, Indiana scored his first career Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 victory over Earl Pearson Jr., Bobby Pierce, Scott Bloomquist, and Jimmy Owens.
For tickets or more information on Lucas Oil Speedway, visit: www.lucasoilspeedway.com or call the track office at (417) 282-5984.
Lucas Oil Speedway
Phone Number: 417-282-5984
General Manager: Dan Robinson
Location: 700 E Hwy 54, Wheatland, MO 65779
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series / Lucas Oil MLRA Tire Rule for Show-Me 100:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1640, LM40, WRS55
Right Rear – Hoosier 06, LM40, WRS55
23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com Event Purse:
$30,000-to-win- 1. $30,000, 2. $10,000, 3. $6,000, 4. $4,000, 5. $3,000, 6. $2,500, 7. $2,400, 8. $2,300, 9. $2,200, 10. $2,100, 11. $2,000, 12. $1,975, 13. $1,950, 14. $1,925, 15. $1,900, 16. $1,875, 17. $1,850, 18. $1,825, 19. $1,800, 20. $1,750, 21. $1,700, 22. $1,650, 23. $1,600, 24. $1,550, 25. $1,500, 26. $1,500, 27. $1,500, 28. $1,500, 29. $1,500
Lucas Oil MLRA “Cowboy Classic” Event Purse:
$5,045-to-win- 1. $5,000, 2. $3,045, 3. $2,045, 4. $1,545, 5. $1,245, 6. $1,045, 7. $945, 8. $845, 9. $745, 10. $645, 11. $545, 12. $545, 13. $545, 14. $545, 15. $545, 16. $545, 17. $545, 18. $545, 19. $545, 20. $545 21. $545 22. $545, 23. $545, 24. $545, 25. $545, 26. $545
Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge Event Purse:
$2,000-to-win- 1. $2,000, 2. $1,000, 3. $750, 4. $600, 5. $500, 6. $475, 7. $450, 8. $425, 9. $400, 10. $375, 11. $350, 12. $325, 13. $300, 14. $275, 15. $250, 16. $250, 17. $250, 18. $250, 19. $250, 20. $250, 21. $250, 22. $250, 23. $250, 24. $250
Race of Champions Event Purse:
$1,000-to-win/$100-to-start – All Past Show-Me 100 Winners and All Past LOLMDS and MLRA Champions Eligible to enter.
Hot Rod Tracker Chassis Manufactures Dash Event Purse:
$1000-to-win/$100-to-start – Fastest driver in qualifying for each chassis brand eligible to enter.
Miller Welders Fast Time Award:
$500 – Fastest Overall Qualifier
For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2015 tour schedule, driver information, and more visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.
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 2015, the LOLMDS will sanction 50 events in 19 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 American Real Network. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.
ABOUT MAVTV AMERICAN REAL NETWORK
MAVTV was founded in 2002 by four former Showtime Network executives and was originally geared towards a male dominated audience. In 2011, Lucas Oil Products, an automotive lubricant manufacturer with a history in television production, purchased MAVTV. Lucas Oil was eager to employ the same growth strategies to transform MAVTV into a premier cable network that it employed to grow the lubricants business. MAVTV aims to become a broader scoped network, geared towards the modern American family. Lucas Oil is investing in programming, an updated on-air look, and increased production quality, all to add more value to the viewer experience. MAVTV is an acronym that stands for Movies, Action and Variety. MAVTV brings you plenty of never-before-seen high definition exclusives, including Comedy, Movies, Action Sports, Adventure and More, all in fantastic HD detail. MAVTV is no ordinary television network. It’s a 24/7, high-definition entertainment extravaganza, featuring everything from blockbuster films, high octane motorsports, MMA fighting, gaming, gut busting comedy, original reality shows and scripted dramas. Learn more about MAVTV American Real go to: www.mavtv.com.
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: www.lucasoil.com.
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
K&N Engineering-“The Official Filter” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Kawasaki – “Official Sponsor” 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
ProtectTheHarvest.com-“Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Sunoco Race Fuels – “The Official Fuel” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Super Clean- “Official Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
LUCAS OIL LATE MODEL DIRT SERIES MARKETING PARTNERS INCLUDE:
Allstar Performance, Andy Durham Race Engines, AR Bodies, Bad Boy Mowers, Barry Wright Race Cars, Black Diamond/Club 29 Chassis, Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars, Bilstein Shocks, Brodix, Clements Race Engines, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, C&R Racing Inc., CV Products, DirtonDirt.com, Dunn-Benson Ford, Dyers Top Rods, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, Georgia Boot, Grover Race Engines, Hot Rod Processing, Hot Rod Tracker, Jay Dickens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Longhorn Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welders, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Penske Shocks, PFC Brakes, Pierce Race Cars, Pro Power Racing Engines, QA1, Rick Schwallie Photography, Rocket Chassis, Simpson Race Products, Wrisco Aluminum, 5150 Race Trailers