Weekly Championship Series resumes as busy May rolls on at Lucas Oil Speedway
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May 10, 2016  |  by Lyndal Scranton

WHEATLAND, Mo.—After a thrilling Open Wheel Showdown to kick off the big month of May at Lucas Oil Speedway, the Budweiser Weekly Championship Series returns on Saturday night.

Nichols Media Inc. and Sport Boats USA team up to present Round 4 of the Weekly Championship Series with the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds featured, running a $750-to-win, 25-lap feature.

Also on the program will be Carson's Corner NAPA Auto Street Stocks, the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods and the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models.

Gates open at 5 p.m. with hot laps at 7 and racing at 7:30.

This is the first of two Weekly Championship Series programs before the 24th annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by protecttheharvest.com rolls into Lucas Oil Speedway May 26-28.

"What a great month of racing, starting with the awesome show that that the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Cars, the Boss Chassis WAR Sprints and the Lucas POWRi Midget Series put on in our Open Wheel Showdown," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. "Now we're ready for two great weeks in our four regular classes with each of those off to terrific starts to the 2016 season."

The USRA Modified division has seen four different winners so far this season after Matt Dotson's feature victory on April 30. Defending track champion Jeff Cutshaw of Bolivar has one feature triumph and leads the 2016 points chase by six over Jason Pursley of Hermitage.

J.C. Morton of Springfield has yet to win, but consistency has landed him on top of the B-Mod points chase by six over Kris Jackson of Lebanon. Jackson has one win and one second-place so far, but wound up 14th as Andy Bryant came home the winner on April 30.

Ticket prices for Saturday are:

Adults (16 and up) $12
Seniors (62 and up)/Military $9
Youth (6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family Pass $25
Pit Pass $25

To inquire about the availability of VIP Suites for this Saturday's program, contact Anna Harnden at (417) 282-5984 or via email at anna@lucasoilspeedway.com.

Show-Me 100 reminder: There also are a select number of three-day passes remaining for the Show-Me 100 - which for the first time this year has full Lucas Oil Late Model Series features each of the three nights.

"It's hard to believe that our biggest weekend, the Show-Me 100, is only a couple of weeks away," Robinson said. "There's still time to get some of the best seats in the house, but we encourage fans to get those three-day passes this week if they haven't done so already."

Those passes are $95 and include reserved seats along the front straightaway. Call Harnden at (417) 282-5984 or email here at anna@lucasoilspeedway.com to get more information.

For complete event information, archived stories, ticket info and schedule information for the season, visit lucasoilspeedway.com
Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, Missouri. 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, clicking "Like" at www.facebook.com/LucasOilSpeedway and on www.youtube.com/LucasOilSpeedway.



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