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Documentary Show Mega Speed to Film Episode at Portsmouth Raceway Park This Weekend

WAYCROSS, GA (October 16, 2014) - This weekend's Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by NAPA Auto Parts will be the site of a special documentary episode - to be filmed to air on TV in the near future. The Documentary show "Mega Speed" is a high adrenaline one-hour magazine show focusing on fast vehicles and the people that race them. The TV crew from Mega Speed will be following the top three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drivers, Don O'Neal, Jimmy Owens and Scott Bloomquist. The Mega Speed crew will focus on the behind the scenes action of these three drivers and profiling the different personalities of each driver and their preparation for the DTWC at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH this weekend.

The popularity of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series continues to increase to main stream media and gains TV coverage on CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, MAVTV American Real Network and now the Discovery Channel, bringing the premier national touring series for dirt late models to fans all over the world. This documentary about the top three drivers will bring additional exposure to the series and drivers to an even larger audience as Mega Speed covers the drivers of the LOLMDS and the Dirt Track World Championship this weekend.

Mega Speed is produced by Exploration Production Inc. in Toronto Canada for Discovery Canada and broadcasters worldwide. To view a promo video about the TV Show Mega Speed visit

"We are thrilled to have the crew from the TV show Mega Speed attend our event this weekend and put together a documentary about our drivers and their machines they drive. The series and drivers will all benefit from the additional coverage they will receive this weekend from the Mega Speed crew. We look forward to working with everyone at Mega Speed and watching this episode once it airs", stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

Activities for the 34th Annual Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by NAPA Auto Parts will get underway on Thursday, October 16th with Modified Qualifying, Heat Races and Consolation races. On Friday, October 17th the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will take to the track for Hot-Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races. Also on Friday night there will be a Non-Qualifiers race for the Modifieds. Then on Saturday, October 18th the schedule will include the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series B-Mains, the Modified Feature event, the $3,000 to Win Jim Dunn Memorial Non-Qualifiers Race-Presented by DirtonDirt.com and the $50,000 to win/$2,000 to start DTWC 100-lap feature.

To purchase tickets for this weekends event visit www.dirttrackworldchampionship.net/tickets.htm or call 740-858-6661. To learn more about the event go to www.dirttrackworldchampionship.net or visit the track website at www.portsraceway.com. If you have any questions, contact the DTWC office at (740) 858-6661 or you can email Carl Short at carlshort2007@gmail.com or call at (865) 945-3423 or (865) 712-9303.

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
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