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$5 million in cash to be awarded in 2021 by Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series


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Record $5 Million Season With Lucas Dirt 

Batavia, OH (March 10, 2021) - Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Officials are thrilled to announce that over $5 million in cash will be awarded to teams throughout the 2021 season. This year’s schedule includes 62 A-Main events, at 30 different venues, in 18 states. Teams on this year’s tour will be racing for over $4 million in A-Main purse money alone, continuing to set the bar higher each year.

An unprecedented number of $20,000 or more to win events are on the series schedule this season, 12 in total with three paying $50,000 or more. The 29th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 kicks off this category of races, paying $30,000-to-win on May 29th. Beginning with the $20,000-to-win Mountain Moonshine Classic at Smoky Mountain Speedway on July 10th, the series has at least one $20,000 or more to win event on all but two scheduled weekends on the schedule, for the remainder of the year. 

In July teams will travel to I-80 Speedway, Greenwood, NE for an incredible week of racing and record prize money with over $500,000 on the line over five days of events. The Al Belt Custom Homes I-80 Nationals will pay $30,000-to-win on July 22nd. Just two days later I-80 Speedway will also host the Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals, paying $53,000-to-win and a record $5,300 to start the A-main on July 24th. 

The $50,000-to-win 39th Annual Sunoco North/South 100 at Florence Speedway is next, followed by Batesville Motor Speedway’s 29th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions paying $40,000-to-win on August 21st. The series will travel over 1,000 miles for the next weekend’s event at Port Royal Speedway, The Rumble by the River will consist of three separate events paying $10,000 and $12,000 to win respectively, with the final night paying $30,000 to the winner. September 5th, Tyler County Speedway will host the 53rd Annual Hillbilly Hundred, also paying $30,000-to-win. 

After a challenging 2020 season caused several cancelations and postponements, the Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals will once again return to Knoxville Raceway, paying $40,000-to-win. The following weekend, Brownstown Speedway’s 42nd Annual Jackson 100 pays $20,000-to-win, as does the October 2nd 33rd Annual Pittsburger 100 at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway. Since 2011, the series schedule has concluded with the Dirt Track World Championship and 2021 is no exception. The 41st Annual Dirt Track World Championship, paying $100,000-to-win will again be hosted by Portsmouth Raceway Park. 

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