Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Official Entry Forms and Corrected Race info Now Online for 2nd Annual Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout
by Wayne Castleberry
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The official entry form and the corrected race information is now online at www.earlpearsonjr.net. To download the "Official" Entry Form click on the link for the Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout and go to the entry form page. We apologize for any misunderstanding with previously posted information on the website. As of today August 18, 2008 the corrected entry form and race information is now posted. Earl Pearson Jr. was still in negotiation with the tracks and certain sponsors when the first press release was released. The website contained information from the 2007 event and some new information for the 2008 event. The website has now been corrected and all the information on the website is Official for the 2008 Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout. Again please disregard any information that may have been posted previously and only check the website as of today August 18, 2008 for the corrected information.
The 2nd annual Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout has been set for October 24, 25 and 26th and will be presented again by 4-time national dirt late model champion driver Earl Pearson Jr. This years mega event will take place at Conway Speedway in Conway, South Carolina and is expected to be even bigger than last years event that drew close to 500 entries from all over the southeast. The feature event of the three day weekend will again be the Lucas Oil Pro Class that will pay $8,000 to win on Sunday October 26th. The Lucas Oil Shootout weekend will start on Friday October 24th with a practice night. Then on Saturday October 25th racers will compete in a full schedule of multiple classes paying money and contingency awards. On Sunday October 26th the schedule of events will be highlighted with the Lucas Oil Pro Class paying a whopping $8,000 to win with a unique qualifying format of qualifying and heat races to make the 30 kart starting field.
This year's event will take place at Conway Speedway near Myrtle Beach in Conway South Carolina and will be unsanctioned. All classes will be using WKA Engine Rules, open tire rules and AMB Timing and Scoring. All classes will qualify and line up straight up for features EXCEPT for the Lucas Oil Pro Class. The Lucas Oil Pro Class will qualify and run heat races to fill the 30 Kart starting field. For more information about Conway Speedway you can visit the track website at http://www.conwayraceway.com.
Earl Pearson Jr. has signed on Lucas Oil again this year as the title sponsor of the three day event. Lucas Oil is one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive and motorsports industries. Lucas Oil has long been involved in the American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships, event promotions and motorsports sponsorships at all levels. This years Lucas Oil Shootout is opportunity to market the new Lucas Oil 4-cycle racing oil and increase their brand awareness to the go-kart industry. To learn more about Lucas Oil visit their official website at www.lucasoil.com.
"Were excited about the 2nd annual Lucas Oil Shootout this year and hope we can give the go-karters some good money to race for and pay the entire 30 kart field money for the Pro-Class. Were still working on some additional sponsors that hopefully will come on board so we can add some additional monies and awards to the weekend", stated Earl from his home in Jacksonville Florida.
The "Official" information about this mega event is now posted on www.earlpearsonjr.net and can be downloaded by clicking onto the link for the Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout. For more information about the 2nd Annual Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout, Presented by Earl Pearson Jr. log onto the website www.earlpearsonjr.net and click on the link to the Lucas Oil Go-Kart Shootout. The event flyer with the pre-entry forms IS NOW available to download from the www.earlpearsonjr.net website. Feel free to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
For companies or individuals interested in sponsorship opportunities for this event please contact us at (904) 210-6649 or email email@example.com.
To learn more about Lucas Oil, the title sponsor of the event, visit their official website at www.lucasoil.com. For more information about Earl Pearson Jr. and the Bobby Labonte Racing Team visit www.earlpearsonjr.net.