Tentative 2016 Lucas Oil Speedway event schedule released
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November 5, 2015  |  by Dan Robinson

WHEATLAND, Mo.—With the paint barely dry on the tenth season of racing action in Wheatland, Mo., Lucas Oil Speedway officials are pleased to release the track's tentative 2016 event schedule.

Complete details regarding event specifics and ticket information will be released in the coming weeks.

The annual open competitor Test & Tune session will take place in it's normal spot on Saturday, April 2, while the Lucas Oil Speedway Racing School hosted by Rex Merritt returns for 2016 as a one-day program on Sunday, April 3.

The first three stand alone USRA Weekly Racing Series events will be held on April 16, April 23 and April 30 as all four weekly racing series classes will be in action, including the USRA Modifieds and USRA B-Mods plus ULMA Late Models and Factory Stocks.

The 24th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com is set to take place May 26-28 and will once again open with the Cowboy Classic on Thursday night to kick off the mega event. The weekend culminates with the $30,000-to-win 100-lap main event on Saturday, May 28, featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil MLRA. The Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds are also scheduled to be in action all three nights in 2016 during Show-Me 100 weekend.

June wraps up with rounds seven and eight of the USRA Weekly Racing Series on Saturday, June 25, and the annual Thursday Night Thunder edition on June 30.

The 'Diamond of Dirt Tracks' will be silent on Saturday, July 2, before we get back to business on Saturday, July 9, with the ninth of thirteen scheduled weekly racing series events.

USRA Weekly Racing Series action takes place on Saturday, July 23, and Saturday, July 30.

The month of August starts out with the 7th Annual USMTS Slick Mist Shootout on Saturday, Aug. 6. Lucas Oil Speedway will take the weekend of Saturday, Aug. 13, off as kids head back to school. It is also the opening weekend of the Missouri State Fair and the Knoxville Sprint Car Nationals. The height of the USRA Weekly Racing Series points battle dominates the last two weekends of the month on Saturday, Aug. 20, and Saturday, Aug. 27, as the season champions will be crowned Aug. 27.

Below is the tentative 2016 Lucas Oil Speedway Schedule. All events, dates, classes and payouts are subject to change. Complete details regarding event specifics and ticket information will be released in the coming weeks.

TENTATIVE 2016 LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY EVENT SCHEDULE

Unless otherwise noted, Weekly Series Event features USRA Modifieds, USRA B-Mods, ULMA Late Models and Factory Stocks

April 2 ... Open Test & Tune
April 3 ... Lucas Oil Speedway Racing School hosted by Rex Merritt
April 8-9 ... 3rd Annual MLRA Spring Nationals
April 16 ... Weekly Series Event #1
April 23 ... Weekly Series Event #2
April 30 ... Weekly Series Event #3
May 7 ... 5th Annual Impact Signs Open Wheel Showdown
May 14 ... Weekly Series Event #4
May 21 ... Weekly Series Event #5
May 26-28 ... 24th Annual Show-Me 100
June 10-12 ... 5th Annual John Haas Memorial Drag Boat Classic
June 11 ... Weekly Series Event #6
June 18 ... ASCS Sizzlin' Summer Speedweek Finale
June 25 ... Weekly Series Event #7 (Mid-Season Championships)
June 30 ... Weekly Series Event #8 (Thursday Night Thunder plus Fireworks)
July 9 ... Weekly Show #9
July 16 ... 10th Annual CMH Diamond Nationals
July 23 ... Weekly Series Event #10
July 30 ... Weekly Series Event #11
Aug. 6 ... 7th Annual USMTS Slick Mist Show-Me Shootout
Aug. 20 ... Weekly Series Event #12 (Fan Appreciation)
Aug. 27 ... Weekly Series Event #13 (Season Championship)
Sept. 2-4 ... 5th Annual Diamond Drag Boat Nationals
Sept. 3 ... MLRA Larry Phillips Memorial
Sept. 16-17 ... Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals
Sept. 22-24 ... 6th Annual ASCS Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial
Oct. 7-8 ... MLRA Fall Nationals and Factory Stock Big Buck 50
Oct. 22 ... Lucas Oil Monster Truck Nationals

Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, MO. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With it's 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. In addition, fans can get social with Lucas Oil Speedway by following @LucasSpeedway on Twitter, liking www.facebook.com/LucasOilSpeedway and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/LucasOilSpeedway.



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