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  • PierceCollinsOct8

    Pierce conquers Lucas Oil Speedway Fall Nationals

    October 9, 2016

    By Lyndal Scranton (Wheatland, MO) — Bobby Pierce, in a thrilling 17th-to-first drive, captured the 3rd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals finale Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. Pierce passed Jesse Stovall – who clinched his first MLRA championship – on lap 49 of the 50-lap feature and denied Stovall of a weekend Fall […]

  • StovallCollinsOct7

    Stovall takes Fall Nationals opener at Lucas Oil Speedway

    October 8, 2016

    By Lyndal Scranton (Wheatland, MO) — Jesse Stovall captured the 3rd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals opener in a thriller Friday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. The victory – as he held off young phenom Bobby Pierce and Hall of Fame veteran Billy Moyer – all but clinched Stovall’s first MLRA championship heading into […]

  • VaughtCollinsSept3

    Vaught triumphs at Lucas Oil Speedway

    September 4, 2016

    By Lyndal Scranton (Wheatland, MO) — Once a rising star in the Late Model ranks, Will Vaught races only part-time these days as he raises a family and runs a business. He scored one of his biggest career victories Saturday night. Vaught, of Crane, Mo., took the lead with 13 laps remaining and went on […]

  • JC Wyman celebrates career first MLRA win at Lakeside

    September 3, 2016

    By Trenton Berry, Lucas Oil MLRA (Kansas City, KS) — Lakeside Speedway has a way of bringing out the unexpected in Lucas Oil MLRA events. Since the 2009 season, there have been 10 races held at the Kansas City, Kansas oval. Including Friday’s triumph by JC Wyman, there have been a total of five first […]

  • PhillipsBorkSept1

    Terry Phillips looks to keep Lucas Oil MLRA title hopes going in Larry Phillips Memorial

    September 2, 2016

    By Lyndal Scranton (Wheatland, MO) — Terry Phillips isn’t giving up on repeating his Lucas Oil MLRA championship, but knows there’s work to do and not a lot of time to get it done. Only five MLRA events remain, including one special to the veteran Springfield driver. That’s Saturday night for the Larry Phillips Memorial […]

  • LakesideCollinsApr10

    Lucas Oil MLRA at Lakeside and Lucas Oil Speedways

    August 31, 2016

    By Trenton Berry, Lucas Oil MLRA PR (Wheatland, MO) — A pair of racing icons will be remembered this weekend when the Lucas Oil MLRA swings into action. Racing starts Friday night at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, with the running of the Clyde Ellis Memorial. Saturday action hits Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, […]

  • PhillipsCollinsAug13

    Phillips sweeps MLRA weekend at Junction

    August 14, 2016

    By Trenton Berry (McCool Junction, NE) — Austin Siebert led the field to the green on Saturday night for the finale of the Lucas Oil MLRA King of the Hill event held this weekend at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Nebraska. Friday’s winner Terry Phillips started on the outside pole and immediately jumped to the […]

  • PhillipsCollinsAug12

    Phillips breaks long MLRA drought at Junction

    August 13, 2016

    By Trenton Berry (McCool Junction, NE) — Terry Phillips rolled into Junction Motor Speedway and prepared to break a couple streaks. Prior to Friday’s win he had not won with the Lucas Oil MLRA since July4, 2014, and he had not won at Junction Motor Speedway since 2008. Phillips led the entire way from the […]

  • StovallCollinsAug10

    Stovall extends MLRA points lead at Deer Creek Speedway

    August 11, 2016

    By Trenton Berry (Spring Valley, MN) — Wednesday’s Lucas Oil MLRA stop at Deer Creek Speedway did not disappoint. Jimmy Mars started upfront and swapped the lead with Jesse Stovall a couple of times before settling in behind the current series points leader. When Stovall assumed the lead for good, he rolled on to score […]

  • SimpsonCollinsAug10

    Simpson flies MLRA checkers at West Liberty

    August 10, 2016

    By Trenton Berry (West Liberty, MO) — Chris Simpson was dominant in his heat race early Tuesday night at West Liberty Raceway in West Liberty, Iowa. The same good fortune carried over to the feature, and he led the entire way in the Coors Light MLRA Shootout. Simpson’s Tuesday night effort was worth $10,000. The […]

  • SimpsonCollinsAug8

    Chris Simpson shows the way in MLRA at Farley

    August 9, 2016

    By Trenton Berry (Farley, IA) — Farley Speedway’s event represents one of the most unpredictable fields on the entire Lucas Oil MLRA schedule. Monday’s stop was no exception. Mason Zeigler rolled from the pole and led early, prior to Stovall sliding him, in three and four. From that point a fierce battle for the […]

  • MLRACollinsAug4

    Lucas Oil MLRA set for busiest stretch in history

    August 5, 2016

     By Trenton Berry (Wheatland, MO) — A pair of additions to the Lucas Oil MLRA schedule and an untimely rainout have setup the biggest stretch of racing over the course of one week, in the 28 year history of the Lucas Oil MLRA. It all starts Monday, August 8 and runs through Saturday, August 13, with five races […]

  • MLRACollinsJuly21

    Lucas Oil MLRA part of Silver Dollar Nationals

    July 22, 2016

    By Trenton Berry, Lucas Oil MLRA PR (Greenwood, NE) — This weekend the Lucas Oil MLRA once again teams up with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the running of the 6th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. This year’s edition will pay a record $40,000 to win and […]