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Spring Meltdown Set To Thaw MLRA Late Models!

(April 3, 2013) Wheatland, MO – This weekend the 25th Anniversary season of Lucas Oil MLRA competition gets underway. The setting is a familiar one to drivers and fans alike, I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, NE. The Spring Meltdown is bigger and better than before this year, with the scheduling of two consecutive days of competition. Friday’s race will pay $2,000 and Saturday’s show pays the highest finisher $3,000. Both days the start money is $400.

“We have many new and exciting things in store for the Lucas Oil MLRA this season including our Winner’s Circle Program, an updated rule book, and the addition of several new sponsorship programs,” said Series Director Dan Robinson. “I-80 Speedway is always one of the fans and drivers favorite stops on the MLRA tour, and we can’t wait to kick off our 25th Anniversary Season there on April 5th.”

This weekend the tire rule will be the WRS 55 on all four corners. Also, there will be no fuel burnoff in the main event. Drivers wanting a little extra seat time have the option to attend a practice session from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Thursday.

Friday, grandstands open at 5:30 PM, with racing at 7:15 PM. Saturday, grandstands open at 4:30 PM, with racing at 5:55 PM. Tickets both days are $22 for Adults, $5 for Juniors (6-12), with 5 and under free. The local B Mods will be running on Friday night, and local A Mods will race Saturday evening. Both nights will also feature the ASCS Midwest Region Sprint Cars.

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The Lucas Oil MLRA (Midwest Latemodel Racing Association) sanctions regional Super Dirt Late Model touring series events in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Iowa.

For all the latest news and information on the Lucas Oil MLRA please visit us on the web at or by calling the series office at (417) 282 5984.

The Lucas Oil MLRA would like to thank their marketing partners; Lucas Oil Products, MAV TV, Protect the Harvest, Lucas Cattle Company, Hoosier Racing Tires, Geico, E3 Spark Plugs, CANIDAE, Optima Batteries, Speedco, Sunoco Race Fuels, Marriott Properties, Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps, Casey’s General Stores, JRi Shocks, Bodee’s Race Bodies, Peterson Fluid Systems, KRC, Midwest Sheet Metal, Fast Track Photos,, BSB Manufacturing, Racing Optics, Eibach Springs, Bell Helmets, Outpace Racing Products, ATL Fuel Cells, Schoenfeld Headers, Weld Wheels, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Powertrain Industries, Performance Bodies, Wilwood Engineering, Intercomp Scales, R2C Performance Products, Keizer Wheels.

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