Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Heads to Pennsylvania and Maryland

Posted on Jul 24 2013 - 7:29pm by Bores4815

Lucas-Oil-2012WAYCROSS, GA (July 24, 2013) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will head back east this weekend to two tracks in two states. The LOLMDS will travel to the Rick Jones-promoted Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, PA. on Friday night July 26th for the rescheduled event that was rained out on April 19th. There will be a complete show on Friday night with RED BUCK Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a $10,000 to win 50-lap feature event. Joining the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Roaring Knob will be Crate Late Models paying $2,000 to win. For more information about Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex visit www.roaringknob.com.

 

On Saturday night, July 27th, the series returns to the “Capitol of Dirt Racing” Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, MD. The Frank Plessinger-promoted ½ mile race track will host the nation’s best dirt late model drivers for the second time in 2013 and the ninth time in the series history. An impressive streak of eight different winners in eight races at Hagerstown is on the line as Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN won the series last event in April of this year. The “32nd Annual Cononcocheague 50″will include a complete show with RED BUCK Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and $10,000 to win 50-lap feature event. The Hagerstown Speedway Pure Stock division will run a special event as the support class to the LOLMDS. For more information about Hagerstown Speedway visitwww.hagerstownspeedway.com.

 

“The series is looking forward to heading back east and seeing all the great fans in that area. Both tracks will provide some exciting racing action and great competition from around the northeast”, stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

 

The series is coming off a very successful five race swing through the Midwest. Steve Francis, John Blankenship, Billy Moyer, Jason Feger and Jimmy Owens all collected wins during the Midwest swing. The LOLMDS championship points standings have tightened up dramatically as John Blankenship leads Steve Francis by a mere 45 points. Two-time and reigning series champion Jimmy Owens is in third, only 55 points behind Blankenship. Don O’Neal is fourth in the series points standings and four-time series champion Earl Pearson Jr. rounds out the top five.

 

Sixth through tenth in the LOLMDS championship points standings are Dennis Erb Jr., Jared Landers, Eddie Carrier Jr., Billy Moyer Jr., and Jerry Lierly. Billy Moyer Jr. leads the JRi Shocks Rookie of the Year presented by Dunn-Benson Ford points standings. There have been fourteen (14) different winners on the LOLMDS in 2013, including seven of the top ten drivers in the LOLMDS points standings, registering at least one win on the series this year so far.

 

For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, visit the series’ website atwww.lucasdirt.com.

Follow the series on the social media outlets at www.facebook.com/lucasdirt andwww.twitter.com/#!/lucasdirt.

 

For more information about each race track and to purchase tickets for the LOLMDS events this weekend visit the specific tracks websites listed below and or call each track office phone number listed.

 

Friday Night, July 26th

Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex

Track Phone: (724) 329-0306

Promoter: Rick Jones – (410) 857-3821

80 Fearer Rd., Markleysburg PA 15459

Website: www.roaringknob.com

 

TIRE RULE for Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex

Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 02, 04, LM20
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1325

 

Saturday Night, July 27th

Hagerstown Speedway

Track Phone: (301) 582-0640

Promoter: Frank Plessinger- (301) 582-0640

15112 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Website: www.hagerstownspeedway.com

 

TIRE RULE for Hagerstown Speedway

Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 02, 04, LM20
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1325

 

Event Purse for both LOLMDS events for on July 26th and 27th
$10,000 to win- 1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800.

 

About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nations’ premier dirt late model sanctioning organization. It currently sanctions 47 events in 21 states in 2013 and receives national exposure through taped-delayed series events that are shown on CBS, CBS Sports, SPEED, NBC Sports and MAVTV.

 

 

 

 

About MAVTV American Real Network:MAVTV was founded in 2002 by four former Showtime Networks executives and was originally geared towards a male dominated audience. In 2011, Lucas Oil Products, an automotive lubricant manufacturer with a history in television production, purchased MAVTV. Lucas Oil was eager to employ the same growth strategies to transform MAVTV into a premier cable network that it employed to grow the lubricants business. MAVTV aims to become a broader scoped network, geared towards the modern American family. Lucas Oil is investing in programming, an updated on-air look, and increased production quality, all to add more value to the viewer experience. MAVTV is an acronym that stands for Movies, Action and Variety. MAVTV brings you plenty of never-before-seen high definition exclusives, including Comedy, Movies, Action Sports, Adventure and More, all in fantastic HD detail. MAVTV is no ordinary television network. It’s a 24/7, high-definition entertainment extravaganza, featuring everything from blockbuster films, high octane motorsports, MMA fighting, gaming, gut busting comedy, original reality shows and scripted dramas. Learn more about MAVTV American Real go to www.mavtv.com.
About Lucas Oil Products: Founded in 1989 by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has established itself as one of the fastest-growing lubrication product lines in the consumer automotive aftermarket, featuring a line of engine oils, greases, gear lubes, problem-solving additives, and car-care products. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil has established itself as a worldwide leader in the lubrication industry. Motorsports has always been part of the Lucas Oil culture and the cornerstone of the company’s marketing strategy. Such passion for motorsports has inspired Lucas Oil to sponsor many race teams, events and series at all levels, including, NHRA, IRL, ASCS, NASCAR, IHRA and many more. Lucas Oil has also taken ownership and operational control of a number of high profile racing properties, such as: Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series, Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil Modified Series, Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO. and the Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway in Blythe, CA.

In 2007 Lucas Oil founded its own production house, Lucas Oil Production Studios, dedicated to producing high action motorsports television. Currently Lucas Oil Production Studios produces over 300 hours of original programming for networks such as CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, SPEED, and MAVTV. More information about Lucas Oil Products, Inc. visit the company website atwww.lucasoil.com.