Jul 24 2013 - Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Heads to Pennsylvania and Maryland This weekend

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Heads to Pennsylvania and Maryland This weekend

 

WAYCROSS, GA (July 24, 2013) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will head back east this weekend to two tracks in two states. The LOLMDS will travel to the Rick Jones-promoted Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex in Markleysburg, PA. on Friday night July 26th for the rescheduled event that was rained out on April 19th. There will be a complete show on Friday night with RED BUCK Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a $10,000 to win 50-lap feature event. Joining the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Roaring Knob will be Crate Late Models paying $2,000 to win. For more information about Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex visit www.roaringknob.com.

 

On Saturday night, July 27th, the series returns to the “Capitol of Dirt Racing” Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, MD. The Frank Plessinger-promoted ½ mile race track will host the nation’s best dirt late model drivers for the second time in 2013 and the ninth time in the series history. An impressive streak of eight different winners in eight races at Hagerstown is on the line as Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN won the series last event in April of this year. The "32nd Annual Cononcocheague 50"will include a complete show with RED BUCK Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and $10,000 to win 50-lap feature event. The Hagerstown Speedway Pure Stock division will run a special event as the support class to the LOLMDS. For more information about Hagerstown Speedway visit www.hagerstownspeedway.com.

 

“The series is looking forward to heading back east and seeing all the great fans in that area. Both tracks will provide some exciting racing action and great competition from around the northeast”, stated Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

 

The series is coming off a very successful five race swing through the Midwest. Steve Francis, John Blankenship, Billy Moyer, Jason Feger and Jimmy Owens all collected wins during the Midwest swing. The LOLMDS championship points standings have tightened up dramatically as John Blankenship leads Steve Francis by a mere 45 points. Two-time and reigning series champion Jimmy Owens is in third, only 55 points behind Blankenship. Don O’Neal is fourth in the series points standings and four-time series champion Earl Pearson Jr. rounds out the top five.

 

Sixth through tenth in the LOLMDS championship points standings are Dennis Erb Jr., Jared Landers, Eddie Carrier Jr., Billy Moyer Jr., and Jerry Lierly. Billy Moyer Jr. leads the JRi Shocks Rookie of the Year presented by Dunn-Benson Ford points standings. There have been fourteen (14) different winners on the LOLMDS in 2013, including seven of the top ten drivers in the LOLMDS points standings, registering at least one win on the series this year so far.

 

For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, visit the series’ website at www.lucasdirt.com.

Follow the series on the social media outlets at
www.facebook.com/lucasdirt and www.twitter.com/#!/lucasdirt.

 

For more information about each race track and to purchase tickets for the LOLMDS events this weekend visit the specific tracks websites listed below and or call each track office phone number listed.

 

Friday Night, July 26th

Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex

Track Phone: (724) 329-0306

Promoter: Rick Jones – (410) 857-3821

80 Fearer Rd., Markleysburg PA 15459

Website: www.roaringknob.com

 

TIRE RULE for Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex

Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 02, 04, LM20
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1325

 

Saturday Night, July 27th

Hagerstown Speedway

Track Phone: (301) 582-0640

Promoter: Frank Plessinger- (301) 582-0640

15112 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Website: www.hagerstownspeedway.com

 

TIRE RULE for Hagerstown Speedway

Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 02, 04, LM20
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1325

 

Event Purse for both LOLMDS events for on July 26th and 7th


$10,000 to win-
1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800.

 

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 Official Camera of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series”

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, Jay Dickens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Kuntz Race Engines, Longhorn Chassis, Mann Merchant Processing, MasterSbilt Chassis, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Pierce Racecars, Performance Rod and Custom, Pro Power Racing Engines, Race Engine Design, Rick Schwallie Photography, Roush Yates Engines, Roush Yates Parts, Simpson Performance Products, Sweet Mfg, Traeger Grills, Weld Racing Wheels, Wiles Drive Shafts, Wrisco, 5150 Race Trailers.

 

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