Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Logo2006Lucasdirt.jpg
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series logo (2006)
CategoryAuto racing
CountryUnited States
Inaugural season2005
ConstructorsBarry Wright Race Cars · Black Diamond Chassis · Bob Pierce Race Cars · Capital Race Cars · CJ Rayburn · Club 29 Race Cars · CVR Race Cars · GRT · Longhorn Chassis · MasterSbilt · MB Customs · Rocket Chassis · Snow Brothers Chassis · Sweet-Bloomquist Race Cars · Warrior
Tire suppliersHoosier Racing Tire
Drivers' championJosh Richards
Official websiteLucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Motorsport current event.svg Current season

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is a dirt late model touring series owned & operated by Lucas Oil. The series competes on dirt ovals across the United States, primarily throughout the east coast & the midwest. The cars feature a purpose built chassis design specifically for dirt late model racing. With many chassis builders within the sport, chassis design & components are always on the cutting edge of innovation & technology. The cars are powered by aluminum-head V8 engines (usually ranging between 400c.i. & 430c.i.) that produce over 800 horsepower.

Among the marquee races on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule include Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park, Show-Me 100 at Lucas Oil Speedway, Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80 Speedway, Topless 100 at Batesville Motor Speedway, Knoxville Late Model Nationals at Knoxville Raceway, the Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway, and the Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth Raceway Park.

Television[edit]

Drivers give a 4 wide salute to fans at 141 Speedway in 2018

The series is currently broadcast on MavTV, CBS, CBS Sports Network and NBCSN. For 2018, the Show-Me 100 will be broadcast live on MavTV[1] while the rest of the races broadcast will be on delay. LucasOilRacing.TV and Dirt on DIRT also provide live video broadcasts online of select races.

[2] For the final race of 2014, Discovery Canada taped a documentary featuring the top three drivers (Don O'Neal, Jimmy Owens, and Scott Bloomquist.[2] Also in 2014, the series had a mini-series of fifteen televised races and the winner received a $10,000 bonus.[3]

Past champions[edit]

Jimmy Owens' 2015 late model

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://speed51.com/show-me-100-to-air-live-on-mavtv-for-first-time-in-history/
  2. ^ a b "Discovery Show Mega Speed to Film Episode at Portsmouth Raceway Park This Weekend". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  3. ^ "O'Neal Claims Bad Boy Mowers Challenge". National Speed Sport News. November 12, 2014. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  4. ^ Colley, Kevin (22 October 2017). "PRP sets bar with record crowd - Portsmouth Daily Times". Portsmouth Daily Times. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  5. ^ http://lucasdirt.com/about/history/2016/1795-scott-bloomquist-claims-third-national-championship
  6. ^ "Davenport Claims National Championship". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. October 21, 2015. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
  7. ^ "Bloomquist Pockets $50,000 In Ohio". National Speed Sport News. October 19, 2014. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "2013 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  9. ^ "2012 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  10. ^ "2011 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  11. ^ "2010 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  12. ^ "2009 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  13. ^ "2008 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  14. ^ "2007 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  15. ^ "2006 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.
  16. ^ "2005 official points". Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Retrieved January 3, 2015.

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