WAYCROSS, GA (November 16, 2012) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event from Portsmouth Raceway Park (OH), held October 20th, will air on SPEED this Sunday November 18th at 6PM (eastern). The RED BUCK DTWC – Presented by “Borrowed Blue” was filmed in High Definition by Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc.
Fans will want to tune in and watch this event, which was the season finale for the LOLMDS, as Jimmy Owens wrapped up his second consecutive series championship. The RED BUCK DTWC – presented by “Borrowed Blue” was filmed in front of a huge crowd and this mega event drew a stellar field of 94 drivers from all over the country to compete for a starting position in the $50,000 feature event. Famed promoter Carl Short and the entire staff at Portsmouth Raceway Park put together a great event for both racers and the fans with a free concert featuring the band “Borrowed Blue”. The broadcast will include the popular Heli-cam, driver interviews, in-car cameras, and technical segments.
“We are encouraging everyone to watch this great event from Portsmouth Raceway Park at 6PM EST on SPEED this Sunday. This event had some great racing action and we crowned the 2012 series champion and 2012 series Quarter Master Rookie of the Year at the conclusion of the event. Lucas Oil, our Team Lucas Partners and the series sponsors make it possible to bring dirt late model racing to numerous TV Networks in 2012. With the collective efforts of the many fine folks at Lucas Oil Studios, this event certainly made for a great dirt late model TV show,” stated Ritchie Lewis, Series Director.
SPEED can be found on DIRECTV on channel 607 and on DISH Network on channel 150. For people with cable service, check your local listings for channel information on where to find SPEED.
The entire 2012 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series TV schedule can be found on the series website www.lucasdirt.com under the schedule link.
For more information about Portsmouth Raceway Park visit their official website at: www.portsraceway.com.
For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, log onto www.lucasdirt.com .
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 will sanction 44 events in 20 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 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, NBC Sports, SPEED, and MAVTV. More information on Lucas Oil Products, Inc. can be found by visiting lucasoil.com.