CORONA, CA (November 16, 2009) – As one of the special contingency awards on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Sunoco Race Fuels the “Official Fuel” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will pay cash awards to Earl Pearson Jr. and Dale McDowell at the series year end banquet on November 21st at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.  

By virtue of earning the most combined Sunoco points at each series event in 2009, Earl Pearson Jr. beat out Dale McDowell for the $3,000 first place cash award. Dale McDowell will receive a $1,000 cash award from Sunoco for finishing second in the Sunoco Race for Gas Program. The Sunoco Race for Gas Program awarded points at each event to drivers that use Sunoco Race Fuel in their racecars.

Sunoco Race Fuels is also the title sponsor of the Sunoco Road to Wheatland Program, and the title sponsor of the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 at Florence Speedway in Union KY sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

"We are extremely pleased that we have further enhanced our support of the premiere dirt sanctioning series in the US and the sport of dirt late model racing. In a relatively short time, Lucas Oil has demonstrated to its sponsors and drivers that they are indeed the future of dirt car competition, stated Rob Marro, Sunoco's General Manager of Performance Products and Automotive Events."

“The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is very appreciative to have Sunoco Race Fuels as a partner and sponsor of the series. Rewarding drivers that use Sunoco Race Fuel on the series with additional cash awards, the Road to Wheatland program and the title sponsor of the Sunoco North/South 100 shows their commitment to the sport and our series. Sunoco’s support of our series has been instrumental in the growth of our series and we look forward to our continued partnership with Sunoco” stated Ritchie Lewis, series director.

Sunoco Performance Products is the largest manufacturer of racing gasoline in the world and Sunoco Race Fuels are designed to meet the quality and consistency needs of professional racers. In addition, Sunoco is involved with numerous racing sanctioning bodies, tracks, and competitors to provide the latest in race gas technology. Sunoco's track-proven fuels are designed to provide performance, quality, and consistency. To obtain more information, contact Sunoco at 1-800-RACE GAS (1-800-722-3427) or visit their web site at The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was founded in 2005 and has seen a steady growth in the five years of its existence to become the premier dirt late model touring series in the country. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2010 schedule has been released and can be found at the official website of the series.

For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, go to or call the series office at (951) 532-2503.

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