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Lucas Oil Late Models return to the Midwest

 

WAYCROSS, GA (April 26, 2016) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will wrap up the month of April by visiting the Midwest for two thrilling events. The action will kick off on Friday, April 29th at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL. On Saturday, April 30th, the Series will return to Macon Speedway in Macon, IL.

 

For the first time, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will host the annual Budweiser 50 at Tri-City Speedway. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. In 2015, Scott Bloomquist fought off a late race charge from Earl Pearson Jr. to claim the victory. Brandon Sheppard finished third, followed by Don O'Neal, and Steve Francis. The Open Wheel Modifieds will compete for $1,000-to-win on Friday, April 30th. The B-Modified division will also be in competition. For tickets and more information, visit: www.tricityspeedway.net.

The 3rd Annual St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 at Macon Speedway will cap off the weekend on Saturday, April 30th. The highly anticipated event at the 1/5-mile bullring will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the 100-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. In 2015, Jimmy Owens went to victory lane over Jason Feger, Devin Moran, Shannon Babb, and Ryan Unzicker. The Open Wheel Modifieds and B-Modifieds will also be in competition. For tickets and more information, visit: www.maconracing.com.

DirtonDirt.com will offer a "LIVE" Pay-Per-View Broadcast of the events at Macon Speedway, providing 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 broadcast and how to order it, visit: https://www.dirtondirt.com/liveOrder.php?id=46.

Defending champion, Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Georgia leads two-time champion, Scott Bloomquist in the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series standings. Jared Landers is third, followed by Darrell Lanigan. Brandon Sheppard completes the top five in series standings. Sixth through eleventh are: Tim McCreadie, Jimmy Owens, Earl Pearson Jr., Dennis Erb Jr., Don O'Neal, and Steve Francis. Colton Flinner leads the Lucas Oil Products Rookie of the Year - Presented by Hot Rod Processing.

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

Tire Rule for Tri-City Speedway - April 29th:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier 1320, LM20
Right Rear - Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

Tri-City Speedway April 29th Event Purse:
$10,000-to-win: 1. $10,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800

Macon Speedway
Phone Number 217-764-3000
Track Promoter: Bob Sargent
Location: 205 North Wiles, Macon, IL 62544
Website: www.maconracing.com

Tire Rule for Macon Speedway - April 30th:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier 1320, LM20, 1640, LM40
Right Rear - Hoosier 02, LM20, 06, LM40

Macon Speedway April 30th Event Purse:
$12,000-to-win: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2016 tour schedule, driver information, and more visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.

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