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Weekly Series racing resumes Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway with $uper $aver $pecial

The Budweiser Weekly Championship Series resumes Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway with racing in four divisions. (Chris Bork photo)

The Budweiser Weekly Championship Series resumes Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway with racing in four divisions. (Chris Bork photo)

Wheatland, Missouri (July 19, 2016) – Following Jared Landers’ exciting victory over Jimmy Owens in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series CMH Diamond Nationals, the Budweiser Weekly Championship Series resumes this Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway with a special offer for fans.

The National Wild Turkey Federation and Lucas Oil Racing TV team up to present this week’s program, which is the final $uper $aver $pecial Night of the 2016 season. Fans arriving before 6:30 p.m. can received four general admission tickets, four hot dogs and four 20-ounce Coca-Cola products for $30.

“It’s a great opportunity for families to spend a night at the races and get a great deal on tickets, food and drink all rolled into one extra-affordable price,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. “Our weekly championship chases are ready to resume with some tight battles throughout the standings to keep an eye on.”

The ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models will be featured, running a special $25-lap, $1,000-to-win feature in memory of Ron Jenkins, original builder of Wheatland Raceway. The Ozark Golf Cars B-Mods, Carson’s Corner NAPA Street Stocks and Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds also will be in action.

Blood drive: Also on the schedule is a chance for fans to help a good cause as the American Red Cross will be on hand at Lucas Oil Speedway with the Bloodmobile 4-7:30 p.m. on Saturday. To schedule an appointment in advance, go to www.redcrossblood.org.

Take a break from the heat: As usual, fans can beat the heat before or during the races on the lower level of the tower complex in the comfort of the Diamond Bar, in the Track Treasures Gift Shop or in the Diamond Cafe which features a full menu of food selections. The north end of the complex finds the restaurant seating area with tables, in air-conditioned comfort.

Air-conditioned suites available: A limited number of air-conditioned suites also are available. To inquire about the availability of suites for Saturday or other upcoming races, contact admissions director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com.

A quick look at the four divisions heading into the week:

ALPS Food stores ULMA Late Models: In the featured division this week, Aaron Marrant of Richmond will be looking to solidify his points lead while chasing his fifth feature win of the season. Marrant is 60 points clear of Bobby Penney of Lawson and 85 in front of third-place Tommy Cordray of Browning.

Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds: Following a runner-up finish last week, Bolivar’s Jeff Cutshaw has a 142-point lead over Jason Pursley of Hermitage. Cutshaw has reeled off five straight top-three finishes and remains on pace to successfully defend his 2015 track championship.

Ozark Golf Cars B-Mods: Coming off his first finish outside the top four all season the last time the B Mods competed, Springfield’s J.C. Morton will be looking to build on his 90-point lead over Richland’s Tyler Brown. Lebanon’s Kris Jackson is 92 points behind Morton.

Carson’s Corner NAPA Street Stocks: Derek Brown of Stoutland is putting together one of the most dominant seasons, in any class, in track history. Brown has eight victories – including four in a row – and leads Eldon’s Steve Beach by 174 points and Joplin’s Johnny Coats by 217.

Gates open at 5 p.m. with hot laps at 7 and racing at 7:30. This week’s admission prices are:

Adults (16 and up) $12
Seniors (62 and up)/Military $9
Youth (6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
$uper $aver $pecial (Four general admissions, four hot dogs, four 20-ounce Coca-Cola products) $30
Family Pass $25 (Click Here for more information)
Pit Pass-$25

For more info on the National Wild Turkey Federation visit www.NWTF.org.

To find out more about Lucas Oil Racing TV – the first streaming TV network dedicated solely to the world of motorsports 24 hours a day 7 days a week – go to www.LucasOilRacing.tv.

For complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived stories, ticket info and schedule information for the season, visit 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 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.

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