Funds raised from the Promoters' Race on Aug. 20 at Dallas County Speedway will be donated to the Ozarks Area Racers' Foundation. 

Help raise funds on behalf of Lucas Oil Speedway's Lorton for upcoming Promoters' Benefit Race
 

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WHEATLAND, MO. (August 4, 2020) - Lucas Oil Speedway supporters can help track General Manager Danny Lorton earn the pole position for the inaugural Promoters' Race, coming up Thursday, Aug. 20 at Dallas County Speedway at the 2nd annual USMTS Wehr's Machine Bullring Bash.

The starting order for the 10-lap race between area track promoters will be set by how much money each raises between now and race time. All donations will go to the Ozarks Area Racers Foundation, a non-profit group that preserves area racing history and holds an annual Reunion and Hall of Fame ceremony each winter.

The promoters will be in pure stocks from Dallas County Speedway drivers.

"The promoter raising the most donations gets to start on the pole, so I need the help from our great fans and sponsors to put me there," Lorton said. Donations will be accepted during the next two Lucas Oil Speedway events, this Saturday and Aug. 15. Cash or check donations also can be dropped off or mailed to the speedway. All checks should be made out to the Ozarks Area Racers Foundation.

The idea for the fundraiser came from Dallas County Speedway promoter Scotty Allen from a promoter friend in Texas that holds a similar benefit fundraiser. Allen said look for participating track promoters to, in good fun, "call out" their fellow promoters on Facebook live videos this week.

"However much they each raise, that's how we'll start the feature," Allen said. "What we raise we'll give to the Racers Foundation. I thought it would be kind of a neat deal and show the area that the promoters actually have camaraderie toward each other and it's about the bigger pictures of each individual person."

Fans can look for a donation bucket to support Lorton this Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway during the 11th annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout Presented by Foley Equipment. Along with the USMTS, O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks, Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods and USRA Stock Cars will be in action.

Gates open at 4 p.m. with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:05.

Along with regular ticket options, fans have the "Beat the Heat and Get a Suite" opportunity with individual tickets $40. Spectators can sit in air-conditioned comfort or view the action from seats outside, overlooking the front stretch. Contact admissions director Nichole McMillan (417) 282-5984 for more info.

Show-Me Shootout Admission:    
Adults (62 and over) $20
Seniors (62 and over)/Military $17
Youth (ages 6-15) $10
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Pit Pass $40
Individual suite ticket $40

For ticket questions or information for any event at Lucas Oil Speedway, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or email her at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com for more information.

CONTACT:
Danny Lorton
Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Office: (417) 282-5984 

August 8th, 2020: 11th Annual USMTS Slick-Mist Show Me Shootout Presented by Foley Equipment
The 11th annual USMTS Slick-Mist Show Me Shootout Presented by Foley Equipment is set for Saturday, Aug. 8.



 
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Complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived race recaps, previews and driver features, along with ticket information and schedules can be found by visiting 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 its 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 LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.
 
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About Lucas Oil Speedway 
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the top five racing facilities in the nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, approximately an hour from Springfield, Missouri, and just an hour and a half from the Kansas City metro area, the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" lives up to its title.
 
Twenty-One VIP Luxury Suites, HD Jumbo-Tron Screen, Stadium Style Musco Sports Lighting, a Bose Sound System, Go-Kart Slick Track, The Diamond Bar, Track Treasures Gift Shop, the best track food in the country and paved pits are a few of the spectacular amenities setting the Diamond of Dirt apart. This year marks the ninth season for the Liquid Quarter Mile Drag Racing Lake, "Lake Lucas." New for 2017 was all-purpose built Off Road facility featuring the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series as well as a host of other regional events.
 
Lucas Oil Speedway's dirt oval track plays host to some of the largest and most-popular events in the Midwest with national and regional touring series appearing frequently including: The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, POWRi Midget National Series, Lucas Oil Pro-Pulling League, United States Modified Touring Series, ASCS Sprint Cars and the Lucas Oil MLRA.  

In addition to the special events, the Lucas Oil Speedway Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series features the Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks and the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods.
 
 
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