Wednesday, June 20, 2012
ASCS Summer Speedweek Finale on Saturday
by Ashley Berry
WHEATLAND, Mo. -- The ASCS National Sprint Car Series Presented by MAV TV will make the first of two stops at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks this Saturday, June 23rd. Midwest LOW-E presents the finale of ASCS Sizzlin' Summer Speedweeks 2012. Saturday's event is set to be one of the hottest shows of the summer with top Sprint Car stars expected to be in attendance. The WAR Wingless Sprint Car Series and DJ's RV B-Modifieds will also be in action.
Wayne Johnson from Knoxville, Iowa currently sits atop the ASCS National Points standings with Jason Johnson from Eunice, Louisiana just 18 points behind in second. Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native, Brady Bacon is third in overall standings. Wayne Johnson took Night #1 of Summer Speedweek and Brian Brown claimed a victory on Night #2 at Devil's Bowl in Mesquite, Texas. On Monday night, Jason Johnson grabbed Night #3 at Jones Motor Speedway in Chatham, Louisiana. Look for these and many more of the top Winged Sprint Car Drivers in the country! Midwest Low-E™ is the Midwestern Distribution point for ESP Low-E™ Insulation. If you have a building or home that needs insulated they can help. Located in Hermitage, Missouri they have a wide variety of products in stock and can get you the products you need in a very timely fashion. With delivery available and an excellent customer service team they put their customers first.
The first 2000 adults in attendance will receive a Mylar Shopping Tote courtesy of Midwest Low-E Insulation. For the young race fan in your family, Impact Signs Awnings and Wraps is providing Checkered Flags for the first 200 kids through the gate on Saturday Night! Thanks to the great partners at Lucas Oil Speedway for providing awesome give-a-ways for fans. Be sure to come early to get your tote or checkered flag. Check out the many attractions and vendors on the Spectator Midway including the ASCS Souviner Trailer, Kona Shaved Ice Truck, MAV TV Booth with tons of prizes, Kettle Treats, plus the Greater Ozarks Mustang Club will be on display. Track Treasures has great new designs for 2012, stop in for your commemorative Lucas Oil Speedway shirt.
Gates will open at 5 PM. Hot Laps will kick off at 7 PM with racing at 7:30 PM. Adult General Admission Tickets are $25, Senior Admission age 62 and up and Active Military is $20, with Youth Admission age 6-15 only $5. Kids age 5 and under are always FREE at Lucas Oil Speedway. A Family Pass is also available and includes two adult admissions and up to three youth, with discounts on Famous Funnel Cakes, Ozarks Coca Cola Go-Karts and in the Track Treasures Gift Shop for only $50.
Show your AAA Member Card at the gate to receive $3 off regular admission prices. A limited number of VIP Suites are still available for Saturday's event. Contact Cheri Boehler, (417) 282-5984 for more information.
Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, MO. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With the entrance located just outside the pit gate this sprawling scenic camping facility will continue to enhance the racing experience at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. Click www.LucasOilSpeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.
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About Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by Industry Insiders to be one of the top five Race Tracks in the Nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, about an hour north of Springfield and only about an hour and a half from Kansas City. Called "The Diamond of Dirt Tracks" Lucas Oil Speedway certainly lives up to the title. Twenty one luxury suites, a giant HD Jumbo Tron Screen, Musco Sports lighting, a Bose Stadium Sound System, Go Kart Track for all ages, The Diamond Bar, the best track food in the country, and the nicest pits in dirt track racing are just a few of the amenities that set us apart. In 2011 the first Diamond Drag Boat Nationals were held on the new Liquid Quarter Mile, Lake Lucas.
Lucas Oil Speedway hosts some of the largest dirt track events in the Midwest featuring some of the biggest names in racing including: The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, POWRi Midget National Series, The Lucas Oil Pro-Pulling League, Casey's General Stores USMTS Modifieds, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series, ASCS Sprint Cars, and The Lucas Oil MLRA. New for 2012 the E3 Spark Plugs Monster Truck Nationals will also make an appearance in July.
In addition to the awesome special events, the Lucas Oil Weekly Championship Series features, the ALPS Food Stores Late Models, Pitts Homes A-Modifieds, Carson's Corner Napa Factory Stocks and the DJ's RV B-Modifieds. The National Race Media has called these shows, "some of the Best Weekly Racin' in the Nation!"