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BATAVIA, Ohio (July 9, 2019) – With over $200,000 in purse money up for grabs, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series drivers have four races in four days on deck this week.

An action-packed doubleheader is set for Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. on Thursday-Friday, July 11-12, followed by a two-day extravaganza at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. on Saturday-Sunday, July 13-14.

Thursday’s Hoker Trucking Best in the Business 50 - Presented by Schoenfeld Headers, will see the pit gate open at 2:00 pm. The general admission gates will open at 5:00 pm, followed by a drivers meeting at 6:00 pm. Hot laps are slated for 6:30 pm. Thursday will also feature the American Modified Series battling for $2,000-to-win.

On Friday, the pit gate will open at 2:00 pm at Tri-City Speedway. The general admission gates will open at 5:00 pm, with a drivers meeting set for 6:00 pm. On-track action will begin at 6:30 pm. The NAPA Know How 50 - Presented by Schoenfeld Headers also includes the American Modified Series ($2,000-to-win) and the Crate Late Models ($1,000-to-win).

Both nights at Tri-City Speedway will be a full program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, which includes: Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event each night.

For more information, visit: www.tricityspeedway.net.

The festivities will shift to Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday-Sunday for the 12th annual CMH Diamond Nationals - Presented by Super Clean. The Diamond Nationals have been expanded to two nights - in an effort to fill the void after the cancellation of the Show-Me 100. Full programs for the co-sanctioned Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA event are scheduled, with a $15,000-to-win feature each night.

On Saturday, the pit gate will be open all day before being closed and cleared at 3:30 pm. All gates will re-open at 4:00 pm. A driver autograph session is scheduled from 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm. A drivers meeting is set for 6:00 pm, with on-track action beginning at 6:30 pm.

Sunday’s event will once again see the pit gate remain open all day, before being cleared at 2:30 pm. The pit and general admission gates will re-open at 3:00 pm. A drivers meeting will take place at 5:00 pm with hot laps set for 5:30 pm.

The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds will be the support class on Saturday with a $2,000-to-win feature. On Sunday, the O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks will be in action, with the feature winner taking home $1,000.

For tickets and more information, visit: www.lucasoilspeedway.com.

The reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Jonathan Davenport leads the current championship standings. Tyler Erb remains in second. Josh Richards is now third, with Earl Pearson Jr. and Tim McCreadie rounding out the top-five. Sixth through thirteenth are: Jimmy Owens, Devin Moran, Hudson O’Neal, Kyle Bronson, Shanon Buckingham, Billy Moyer Jr., Don O’Neal, and Stormy Scott.

Track and Event Information:
Tri-City Speedway
Phone Number: 618-931-7836
Location: 5100 Nameoki Road, Granite City, IL 62040
Directions: I-270 to exit 4, then 0.5 mile south on SR 203
Website: www.tricityspeedway.net

Tire Rule for July 11 and 12:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier LM20
Right Rear - Hoosier LM20, LM40

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use a new right rear tire.
*Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed.

Event Purse for July 11 and 12: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

Lucas Oil Speedway
Phone Number: 417-282-5984
Location: 700 E Hwy 54, Wheatland, MO 65779
Directions: 0.2 mile south of US 54 on SR 83, then east
Website: www.lucasoilspeedway.com

Tire Rule for July 13 and 14:
Fronts - Hoosier LM20
Rears - Hoosier LM40, WRS2

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use a new right rear tire.
*Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed.

Event Purse for July 13 and 14: 1. $15,000, 2. $6,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $3,000, 5. $2,500, 6. $1,900, 7. $1,700, 8. $1,600, 9. $1,550, 10. $1,500, 11. $1,450, 12. $1,400, 13. $1,350, 14. $1,300, 15. $1,200, 16. $1,100, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:

1 49 Jonathan Davenport Blairsville, GA 4220  
2 1T Tyler Erb ® New Waverly, TX 3860 -360
3 14 Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 3785 -435
4 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 3700 -520
5 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 3585 -635
6 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 3575 -645
7 1M Devin Moran ® Dresden, OH 3555 -665
8 71 Hudson O'Neal Martinsville, IN 3470 -750
9 40B Kyle Bronson Brandon, FL 3165 -1055
10 50 Shanon Buckingham Morristown, TN 3030 -1190
11 21 Billy Moyer Jr. Batesville, AR 2900 -1320
12 5 Don O'Neal Martinsville, IN 2820 -1400
13 2s Stormy Scott Las Cruces, NM 2720 -1500
14 12J Jason Jameson ® Lawrenceburg, IN 1875 -2345
15 0 Scott Bloomquist Morresburg, TN 1800 -2420

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Official Sponsors Include:

Arizona Sport Shirts - The Original Racing Shirt
DirtonDirt.com - All Late Models. All The Time.
Dunn Benson Ford - "The Official Pace Truck" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
GEICO - Saving People Money on More than Just Car Insurance
General Tire - Anywhere is Possible
Holmatro - Mastering Power
Hoosier Tire - Tires Designed for Champions
K&N Engineering - "Make your Move" to K&N Performance Filters
Lucas Oil Products - Made in America, SOLD to the World
MAVTV Motorsports Network - MAVTV is Motorsports
Miller Welders - WE BUILD With You
Nitro-Bee PLUS - "The Official Race Receiver" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Optima Batteries - The Ultimate Power Source
ProtectTheHarvest.com - Standing up for America's Farmers, Hunters, and Animal Owners
RockAuto.com - All the Parts Your Car Will Ever Need
RhinoAg - Born to Lead
Rugged Radios - “The Official Communications” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
SRI Performance - Your One Stop Shop for All Things Racing
Steel-It - Stainless Steel Coating in a Can
Sunoco Race Fuels - "The Official Fuel" of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Super Clean - Super Easy, Super Fast!
Wrisco Aluminum - 100 Years of Industry Experience

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners Include:

Allstar Performance, Andy Durham Race Engines, Black Diamond Chassis, Boyd Bilt Fabrication, BRODIX Cylinder Heads, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, Dirty Girl Racewear, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, FK Rod Ends, Heath Lawson Photography, Hot Rod Processing, Keyser Manufacturing, Longhorn Chassis, Midwest Sheet Metal, MSD Performance, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Penske Shocks, PFC Brakes, Pro Power Racing Engines, Rocket Chassis, Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, Slicker Graphics, Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars, Sweet Manufacturing, Swift Springs, Xcelydne Valvetrain, and 5150 Race Trailers

About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nation’s premier dirt late model sanctioning organization.  In 2019, the LOLMDS will sanction 65 events in 22 states.  The series is owned by the parent company Lucas Oil Products Inc. and receives national exposure through a TV package filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios.  LOLMDS events will be broadcast on four TV Networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the MAVTV Motorsports Network.  For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.LucasDirt.com

About Lucas Oil Racing TV

The Future of Motorsports is HERE! Get Lucas Oil Racing TV and experience racing excitement like you've never seen! Lucas Oil Racing TV is the online app for all your favorite devices like Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Android Devices and more! No matter where you are or when you want to watch, you can stream the best and most exciting motor racing on the planet!

Lucas Oil Racing TV has all your favorite motorsports - from grass roots to international competition, as well as exclusive LIVE EVENTS and behind the scenes interviews and footage that you won't see anywhere else! But that's just the beginning! Lucas Oil Racing TV brings you some of motorsports greatest broadcasters and build specialists... from Dave Despain to the mechanics of Two Guys Garage, as well as all the latest news, reviews, and interviews from every genre of racing.

Lucas Oil Racing TV is the Exclusive, Unlimited, 24/7 All-Access Motorsports App and it's available NOW! For more information or to sign up, go to: www.LucasOilRacing.TV.

About MAVTV Motorsports Network

Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing. But MAVTV goes far beyond the national mainstream events and also covers multitudes of grassroots series' from across the globe: Drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, rally racing, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.

MAVTV also knows you don't have to be a race fan to be an automotive enthusiast, which is why we have developed a package of automotive reality and custom build shows that is truly second to none. If it has a motor, it's on MAVTV...MAVTV is THE motorsports network. To learn more about MAVTV 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 and MAVTV.  More information about Lucas Oil Products, Inc. visit the company website at:  www.LucasOil.com

2020 Championship Points

Points as of 9/19/2020
Pos Competitor Points
1stJimmy Owens (#20)7340
2ndTim McCreadie (#39)6735
3rdJonathan Davenport (#49)6560
4thJosh Richards (#14)6515
5thTyler Erb (#1T)6355
6thShane Clanton (#25)6105
7thKyle Bronson (#40B)6070
8thDevin Moran (#9)6010
9thBilly Moyer (#21)5755
10thTanner English (#81E)5725

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