WAYCROSS, GA (November 1, 2013) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals – Presented by MAVTV and the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout – Presented by iON, that were both sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, will air back-to back on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday, November 3rd. The Lucas Oil Knoxville Nationals – Presented by MAVTV will air at 3 PM EST. The Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout – Presented by iON will follow immediately at 4 PM EST. Fox Sports 1 can be found on DISH Network on Ch. 150 and on DIRECTV Ch. 219. For cable subscribers check your local listings to find the FOX Sports 1 Channel.
The 10th Annual Lucas Oil Knoxville Nationals – Presented by MAVTV crown jewel event was held at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, IA back in September. The award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc., filmed the event. This unique event is held each year, and is one of the most prestigious races in the dirt late model industry. The broadcast will include driver interviews, in-car cameras, and various technical segments.
Catch the promotional video for the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals-presented by MAVTV at:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eWfT5tdtDU&feature=youtu.be
The Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout – Presented by iON was filmed in front of a huge crowd at “The Home of Champions”, Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, GA back in early October. This event drew a talented field of drivers from all over the country to compete in the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout. The award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc., filmed this event as well.
Check out the promotional video for the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout-presented by iON at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iF9l98tWg1U&feature=youtu.be
“We encourage all of our many great and loyal fans to watch the Lucas Oil Knoxville Nationals – Presented by MAVTV and the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout – Presented by iON this Sunday. Lucas Oil, our Team Lucas Partners and the series sponsors have made it possible to bring dirt late model racing to several TV Networks in 2013. With the collective efforts of the great staff at Lucas Oil Studios, these events have certainly made for great dirt late model TV shows,” stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
To learn more about the MAVTV American Real TV Network, visit www.mavtv.com.
To learn more about iON Cameras, check out: usa.ioncamera.com
The entire 2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series TV schedule can be found on the series website at: http://www.lucasdirt.com/schedule/tv-schedule/ .
For the latest breaking news about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series including the 2014 tour schedule, TV schedule, drivers, sponsors and all the information about the series visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.
Follow the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on the social media outlets at www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and www.twtitter.com/lucasdirt.
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. The series sanctioned 47 events in 21 states in 2013 and receives national exposure through taped-delayed series events that are shown on CBS, CBS Sports, FOX Sports 1, 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. MAV TV 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, FOX Sports 1 and MAVTV. More information about Lucas Oil Products, Inc. visit the company website at www.lucasoil.com.
2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Official Sponsors Include:
ASi Racewear – “The Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
E3 Spark Plugs – “The Official Spark Plug” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
GEICO – “The Official Insurance” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
General Tire – “The Official Tire” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Hoosier Tire – “The Official Race Tire” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
iON Cameras – “The lightest, fastest, fully-waterproof HD action camera on the market”
Lucas Oil Products – “The Official Oil” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
MAVTV “American Real” – “The Official TV Network” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Optima Batteries – “The Official Battery” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
ProtectTheHarvest.com- “The Official Protect the Harvest Campaign of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
RED BUCK- “The Official Fast Time Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil late Model Dirt Series
Sunoco Race Fuels – “The Official Fuel” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Supporters Include:
Allstar Performance, AR Bodies, Borrowed Blue, Barry Wright Race Cars, Bloomquist Race Cars, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, C&R Racing Inc., Crawford Supply, CV Products, DART Machinery, DirtonDirt.com, Dunn-Benson Ford, Dyers Top Rods, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, Fuel Safe Fuel Cells, FK Rod Ends, Gaerte Race Engines, Georgia Boot, Hawk Performance, Hot Rod Processing, Jay Dickens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Kuntz Race Engines, Longhorn Chassis, MasterSbilt Chassis, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Pierce Racecars, Performance Rod and Custom, Pro Power Racing Engines, Race Engine Design, Rick Schwallie Photography, Rocket Chassis, Roush Yates Engines, Roush Yates Parts, Simpson Performance Products, Sweet Mfg, Traeger Grills, Weld Racing Wheels, Wiles Drive Shafts, Wrisco, 5150 Race Trailers.