amanda francis

Amanda Francis

Job Title: Social Media Coordinator

Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky.
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Ashley Schwallie

Job Title: Administrative Manager / Registration

Hometown: Batavia, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 16
Date of Birth: 11-09-1982
Family: Rick (Husband), Addison (Daughter)
Favorite Track: Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Seeing our racing family every weekend!
Hobbies: Home Improvement and Gardening
What do you do in the off season: Spend time with family and prepare for the next season.

Bill Reed

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
How many years have you been involved racing: 35
Date of Birth: 09-29-1946
Family: Wife - Debbie, 6 children, 5 grandchildren
Favorite Track: Tazewell Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Dirt Racing Outreach
Hobbies: Racing
What do you do in the off season: Work
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Brandon Barker

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Nevada, Mo.
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Bryson Leftwich

Job Title: Technical Inspector / Pit Steward

Hometown: Nevada, Mo.
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Cole Lewis

Job Title: Event Coordinator / Emergency Engineer in Charge (EEIC)

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
How many years have you been involved racing: All my life.
Date of Birth: 05-27-1985
Family: Dad: Ritchie, Step-Mom: Sheila, Step-Brother: Jessie, Step-Sister: Jayme, Brother: Ritchie Neil, and Mom: Leigh Anne
Favorite Track: Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: The people, I honestly can't say enough about the crew and their families, they are all awesome.
Hobbies: Jogging, web design (amateur), learning about everything
What do you do in the off season: Wait for the next season and try to ski (if i dont fall when i get out of the ski lift)
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Dale Robison

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Zanesville, Ohio
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Debbie Reed

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
How many years have you been involved racing: 36
Date of Birth: 10-12-1957
Family: Husband - Bill, 6 children, 8 grandchildren
Favorite Track: Tazewell Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Spending time with our racing family!
Hobbies: Grandkids, silk dyeing
What do you do in the off season: Both on and off I run my real estate office, attend church when we are in town, enjoy life
eric atwood

Eric Atwood

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Fort Scott, Kans.
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Gary Stickle

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Newark, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 20
Date of Birth: 10-21-1953
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Favorite Track: Magnolia (MS) Motor Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Great people and great times.
Hobbies: Boating, Fishing, and Woodworking
What do you do in the off season: Spend time enjoying the family.
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Heath Lawson

Job Title: Series Photographer

Hometown: Clanton, Ala.
How many years have you been involved racing: All of my life.
Date of Birth: 09-17-1992
Family: Randy (Dad), Jane (Mother), Micah (Brother), Hunter (Brother)
Favorite Track: Magnolia (MS) Motor Speedway and Knoxville (IA) Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Travelling and forming new friendships with other people on the tour.
Hobbies: Racing and Photography
What do you do in the off season: There is no off season.
james essex

James Essex

Job Title: Series Announcer

Hometown: Greensburg, Ind.
How many years have you been involved racing: 34
Date of Birth: 07-05-1963
Favorite Track: Brownstown Speedway and Florence Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Working with all the drivers and talking to the race fans
Hobbies: Football, Basketball, Swimming
What do you do in the off season: PR Work and spending time at home
jeremy shields

Jeremy Shields

Job Title: Marketing & Sales Relations

Hometown: Bethel, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 15+
Date of Birth: 07-19-1989
Family: William (Dad), Carleen (Mom), Tyler (Brother)
Favorite Track: Florence (KY) Speedway, Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Working with the great Lucas Oil family and making lasting memories!
What do you do in the off season: Work to prepare for the next season and spend time with friends and family.
jessica durham

Jessica Durham

Job Title: Spokesmodel

Hometown: Glasgow, Ky.
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Kyle Wainscott

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Georgetown, Ohio
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Marc Hoegerl

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Linesville, Pa.
How many years have you been involved racing: Entire Life
Date of Birth: 03-02-1969
Family: Girlfriend: Bonnie; Daughters: Jozie, Marissa, and Miranda
Favorite Track: Raceway 7 (OH) and any track that puts on a good show for the fans and drivers.
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Racers, staff, and just being able to be around dirt late model racing the entire season.
Hobbies: Racing of course, Radio Controlled Car Racing, Basketball, and Photography
What do you do in the off season: Spend time with family, Radio Controlled Car Racing, Attend high school basketball games
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Matt Delaney

Job Title: Technical Inspector / Pit Steward

Hometown: West Harrison, Ind.
How many years have you been involved racing: Around it all my life, Involved hands on for 11 years
Date of Birth: 03-02-1986
Family: Heather (Wife) Harper and Jaxson (kids)
Favorite Track: Florence (KY) Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Travelling to new places and the friendships I've made along the way with the staff and race teams.
Hobbies: Going to Reds baseball games and riding motorcycles
What do you do in the off season: Spend more time with the Family, watch Bengals football (Who-Dey) and keep up with what's changing in Dirt Late Models.
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Mike Rassel

Job Title: Technical Inspector / Pit Steward

Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky.
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rick schwallie

Rick Schwallie

Job Title: Series Director

Hometown: Batavia, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 18
Date of Birth: 09-22-1978
Family: Wife - Ashley, Daughter - Addison
Favorite Track: Portsmouth Raceway Park, Hagerstown Speedway & Florence Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Forming a friendship with people involved on the tour
Hobbies: Photography
What do you do in the off season: What off season?
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Royce Fout

Job Title: Technical Inspector / Pit Steward

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
How many years have you been involved racing: 40
Date of Birth: 11-17-1970
Family: Angie (Wife), Ashley (Daughter), Zak (Son), Jordan (Son), Mya (Granddaughter) Emma (Granddaughter)
Favorite Track: Florence (KY) Speedway and Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Working with the best drivers and staff in dirt late model racing.
Hobbies: Racing, fishing, and spending time with family.
What do you do in the off season: Catch up on family time and work around the house.
russ ward

Russ Ward

Job Title: Series Chaplain

Hometown: Mount Gilead, Ohio
How many years have you been involved racing: 33
Date of Birth: 09-09-1968
Family: Wife: Rachelle, Daughter: Christi, Son: Brody
Favorite Track: Eldora (OH) Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series: Serving all the great people involved with the series, from staff, race teams and fans.
Hobbies: Racing and Camping
What do you do in the off season: Church, Ministry, and get ready for race season.
steve francis

Steve Francis

Job Title: Technical Director

Hometown: Bowling Green, Ky.
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vince dubois

Vince Dubois

Job Title: Pit Steward

Hometown: Washington, Pa.
How many years have you been involved racing: 20 years working but been a fan since I was 1-month old.
Date of Birth: 05-10-1971
Family: Girlfriend - Cathy
Favorite Track: Eldora (OH) Speedway and Knoxville (IA) Speedway
Favorite thing about racing with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series:  Traveling to various racetracks seeing the country and making new friends in those cities. Working with LOLMDS staff as well as all the drivers and their crews.
Hobbies: Bowling and my Facebook addiction.
What do you do in the off season: Watch my favorite Pittsburgh Penguins and Dallas Cowboys while I patiently wait for Winternationals!

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