By Lucas Oil Late Model Series PR (Waycross, GA) — The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is excited to announce the 2014 schedule. The premier national touring dirt late model series has 47 confirmed dates in 19 different states on the schedule for 2014. Series officials have worked hard to complete the schedule and release it to the public, so that racers, promoters, and all the great fans of the series can start making plans to attend LOLMDS races in 2014.
The stars and cars of the LOLMDS will visit five new venues on the schedule in 2014. They include visits to: Ark La Tex Speedway in Vivian, LA on April 5th; Outlaw Motor Speedway in Muskogee, OK on April 6th; Macon Speedway in Macon, IL on May 1st; Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, TN on June 21st and 201 Speedway in Sitka, KY on July 5th. The series returns to Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA for the return of the “Super Bowl of Racing” to kick off the 2014 season. This marks the first return of the series to GIS since 2008.
The 2014 edition of the “Super Bowl of Racing”, sanctioned by the LOLMDS, will consist of three full nights of racing at GIS. Thursday night, February 6th the series will run a $5,000 to win and $500 to start non-points feature event. Then on Friday night February 7th the LOLMDS will run a $10,000 to win and $800 to start feature event, followed by a second $10,000 to win, $800 to start feature event on Saturday February 8th. Both Friday night and Saturday night’s events will be the first championship points events of the 2014 season. As an added bonus, the Friday and Saturday night’s events at GIS will be taped for TV to air on several TV Networks in 2014 by Lucas Oil Studios.
After three action packed nights of racing at the Super Bowl of Racing is complete in South Georgia, the series will then head even further south to the famed “Clay by the Bay” for the running of the 38th Annual East Bay Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL. The series will have the annual practice session on Sunday night, February 9th – before the racing action begins – on Monday night, February 10th with six straight nights of racing, concluding on Saturday night, February 15th. 2014 will mark the 10th straight year the series has sanctioned the Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL. Friday night and Saturday night’s events will be taped for TV, with Friday night’s event to be aired “LIVE” on MAVTV.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is ecstatic to work with all of our great promoters heading into 2014. And a huge thanks goes out to our loyal promoters for their timely confirmation of the 2014 dates on the series schedule. The series will have nine (9) events paying more than $10,000 to win, including the return of our marquee events on the schedule again in 2014. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will again sanction some of the sport’s biggest events, such as the Show-Me 100, Clash at the Mag, Silver Dollar Nationals, North/South 100, Topless 100, Hillbilly Hundred, Jackson 100, Knoxville Late Model Nationals and the season finale – Dirt Track World Championship.
“We are thrilled to release our 2014 schedule to the public. We’re extremely honored to have such great relationships with our promoters from all over the country, who work so diligently to help us get the schedule to completion. We feel that we have the best show in Dirt Late Model Racing, and I can’t thank our promoters, my staff, our drivers, car owners, sponsors, and of course, our great fans enough for their continued support. Lucas Oil Products and our Team Lucas partners have put together a great infrastructure for making the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series the best national late model touring series in the country”, stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
For the latest breaking news about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series including the tour schedule, TV schedule, drivers, sponsors and all the information about the series visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.
2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tour Schedule
|February 6||Golden Isles SpeedwaySuper Bowl of Racing||Brunswick, GA||$5,000|
|February 7||Golden Isles SpeedwaySuper Bowl of Racing||Brunswick, GA||$10,000|
|February 8||Golden Isles SpeedwaySuper Bowl of Racing||Brunswick, GA||$10,000|
|February 10||East Bay Raceway Park38th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$5,000|
|February 11||East Bay Raceway Park38th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$5,000|
|February 12||East Bay Raceway Park38th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$7,000|
|February 13||East Bay Raceway Park38th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$7,000|
|February 14||East Bay Raceway Park38th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$10,000|
|February 15||East Bay Raceway Park38th Annual Winternationals||Tampa, FL||$10,000|
|March 22||Brownstown Speedway17th Annual Indiana Icebreaker||Brownstown, IN||$10,000|
|April 4||Jackson Motor Speedway||Byram, MS||$10,000|
|April 5||Ark La Tex Speedway||Vivian, LA||$10,000|
|April 6||Outlaw Motor Speedway||Muskogee, OK||$10,000|
|April 25||Hagerstown Speedway33rd Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic||Hagerstown, MD||$10,000|
|April 26||Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex||Markleysburg, PA||$10,000|
|May 1||Macon Speedway||Macon, IL||$10,000|
|May 2||Tri-City SpeedwaySpring Classic 50||Pontoon Beach, IL||$10,000|
|May 3||Paducah International RacewaySpring Showdown||Paducah, KY||$10,000|
|May 16||LaSalle SpeedwaySpring Shootout||LaSalle, IL||$10,000|
|May 17||LaSalle SpeedwaySpring Shootout||LaSalle, IL||$10,000|
|May 23, 24||Lucas Oil Speedway22nd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100||Wheatland, MO||$30,000|
|May 30||Tazewell Speedway||Tazewell, TN||$10,000|
|May 31||Florence Speedway28th Annual Ralph Latham Memorial||Union, KY||$10,000|
|June 12, 13, 14||Magnolia Motor SpeedwayClash at the Mag||Columbus, MS||$20,000|
|June 20||Cherokee Speedway16th Annual Grassy Smith Memorial||Gaffney, SC||$10,000|
|June 21||Smoky Mountain Speedway||Maryville, TN||$10,000|
|July 3||Muskingum County Speedway||Zanesville, OH||$10,000|
|July 4||Portsmouth Raceway ParkIndependence 50||Portsmouth, OH||$10,000|
|July 5||201 Speedway||Sitka, KY||$10,000|
|July 11||Tri-City SpeedwayBattle at the Beach 50||Pontoon Beach, IL||$10,000|
|July 12||Lucas Oil SpeedwayDiamond Nationals||Wheatland, MO||$10,000|
|July 15||Lakeside Speedway||Kansas City, KS||$10,000|
|July 17, 18, 19||I-80 SpeedwaySilver Dollar Nationals||Greenwood, NE||$30,000|
|August 7, 8, 9||Florence Speedway32nd Annual Sunoco North/South 100||Union, KY||$50,000|
|August 14, 15, 16||Batesville Motor Speedway22nd Annual Topless 100||Batesville, AR||$40,000|
|August 21||Volunteer Speedway11th Annual Scorcher||Bulls Gap, TN||$10,000|
|August 23||Lawrenceburg SpeedwayWhiskey City 50||Lawrenceburg, IN||$10,000|
|August 29||Attica Raceway Park||Attica, OH||$10,000|
|August 30||Portsmouth Raceway ParkRiver Days Rumble||Portsmouth, OH||$10,000|
|August 31||TBAHillbilly Hundred||TBA||$25,000|
|September 19, 20||Brownstown Speedway35th Annual Jackson 100||Brownstown, IN||$20,000|
|September 25||Knoxville Raceway11th Annual Late Model Knoxville Nationals||Knoxville, IA||$7,000|
|September 26||Knoxville Raceway11th Annual Late Model Knoxville Nationals||Knoxville, IA||$7,000|
|September 27||Knoxville Raceway11th Annual Late Model Knoxville Nationals||Knoxville, IA||$40,000|
|October 4||Dixie SpeedwayDixie Shootout||Woodstock, GA||$10,000|
|October 5||Rome SpeedwayRome Showdown||Rome, GA||$10,000|
|October 17, 18||TBA34th Annual Dirt Track World Championship||TBA||$50,000|