Lucas Late Models Set 2014 Slate
WAYCROSS, Ga. – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has announced its 2014 schedule.
The premier national touring dirt late model series has 47 confirmed dates in 19 different states on the schedule for 2014. Series officials have worked hard to complete the schedule and release it to the public, so that racers, promoters, and all the great fans of the series can start making plans to attend LOLMDS races in 2014.
The stars and cars of the LOLMDS will visit five new venues on the schedule in 2014. They include visits to: Ark La Tex Speedway in Vivian, La., on April 5; Outlaw Motor Speedway in Muskogee, Okla., on April 6; Macon (Ill.) Speedway on May 1; Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn., on June 21 and 201 Speedway in Sitka, Ky., on July 5.
The series returns to Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Ga., for the return of the Super Bowl of Racing to kick off the 2014 season. This marks the first return of the series to GIS since 2008.
The 2014 edition of the Super Bowl of Racing, sanctioned by the LOLMDS, will consist of three full nights of racing at GIS. Thursday night, Feb. 6 the series will run a $5,000 to win and $500 to start non-points feature event. Then on Friday night, Feb. 7 the LOLMDS will run a $10,000 to win and $800 to start feature event, followed by a second $10,000 to win, $800 to start feature event on Saturday, Feb. 8.
Both Friday night and Saturday night’s events will be the first championship points events of the 2014 season. As an added bonus, the Friday and Saturday night’s events at GIS will be taped for TV to air on several TV Networks in 2014 by Lucas Oil Studios.
After three action packed nights of racing at the Super Bowl of Racing is complete in South Georgia, the series will then head even further south to the famed “Clay by the Bay” for the running of the 38th Annual East Bay Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla. The series will have the annual practice session on Sunday night, Feb, 9 – before the racing action begins – on Monday night, February 10th with six straight nights of racing, concluding on Saturday night, Feb. 15. will mark the 10th straight year the series has sanctioned the Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park. Friday night and Saturday night’s events will be taped for TV, with Friday night’s event to be aired “LIVE” on MAVTV.
The series will have nine events paying more than $10,000 to win, including the return of our marquee events on the schedule again in 2014. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will again sanction some of the sport’s biggest events, such as the Show-Me 100, Clash at the Mag, Silver Dollar Nationals, North/South 100, Topless 100, Hillbilly Hundred, Jackson 100, Knoxville Late Model Nationals and the season finale – Dirt Track World Championship.
“We are thrilled to release our 2014 schedule to the public. We’re extremely honored to have such great relationships with our promoters from all over the country, who work so diligently to help us get the schedule to completion,” said Ritchie Lewis, Director, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. “We feel that we have the best show in Dirt Late Model Racing, and I can’t thank our promoters, my staff, our drivers, car owners, sponsors, and of course, our great fans enough for their continued support. Lucas Oil Products and our Team Lucas partners have put together a great infrastructure for making the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series the best national late model touring series in the country.”
2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule
Dates – Track – Location
Feb. 6-8 – Golden Isles Speedway – Brunswick, Ga.
Feb. 10-15 – East Bay Raceway Park – Gibsonton, Fla.
March 22 – Brownstown Speedway – Brownstown, Ind.
April 4 – Jackson Motor Speedway – Byram, Miss.
April 5 – Ark La Tex Speedway – Vivian, La.
April 6 – Outlaw Motor Speedway – Muskogee, Okla.
April 25 – Hagerstown Speedway – Hagerstown, Md.
April 26 – Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex – Markleysburg, Pa.
May 1 – Macon Speedway – Macon, Ill.
May 2 -Tri-City Speedway – Pontoon Beach, Ill.
May 3 – Paducah Int’l Raceway – Paducah, Ky.
May 16-17 – LaSalle Speedway – LaSalle, Ill.
May 23-24 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, Mo.
May 30 – Tazewell Speedway – Tazewell, Tenn.
May 31 – Florence Speedway – Union, Ky.
June 12-14 – Magnolia Motor Speedway – Columbus, Miss.
June 20 – Cherokee Speedway – Gaffney, S.C.
June 21 – Smoky Mountain Speedway – Maryville, Tenn.
July 3 – Muskingum County Speedway – Zanesville, Ohio
July 4 – Portsmouth Raceway Park – Portsmouth, Ohio
July 5 – 201 Speedway – Sitka, Ky.
July 11 – Tri-City Speedway – Pontoon Beach, Ill.
July 12 – Lucas Oil Speedway – Wheatland, Mo.
July 15 – Lakeside Speedway – Kansas City, Kan.
July 17-19 – I-80 Speedway – Greenwood, Neb.
Aug. 7-9 – Florence Speedway – Union, Ky.
Aug. 14-16 – Batesville Motor Speedway – Batesville, Ark.
Aug. 21 – Volunteer Speedway – Bulls Gap, Tenn.
Aug. 23 – Lawrenceburg Speedway – Lawrenceburg, Ind.
Aug. 29- Attica Raceway Park – Attica, Ohio
Aug. 30 – Portsmouth Raceway Park – Portsmouth, Ohio
Aug. 31 – TBA – TBA
Sept. 19-20 – Brownstown Speedway – Brownstown, Ind.
Sept. 25-27 – Knoxville Raceway – Knoxville, Iowa
Oct. 4 – Dixie Speedway – Woodstock, Ga.
Oct. 5- Rome Speedway – Rome, Ga.
Oct. 17-18 – TBA – TBA