Points battles heating up as Lucas Oil Speedway Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series resumes Saturday
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May 15, 2018  |  by Lyndal Scranton

Eventual feature winner Darron Fuqua (87) battles Chase Domer on the final lap of the USRA Modified main event on Saturday, May 12, at the Lucas Oil Speedway.

Coming off a weekend in which two features were decided with passes in the final turn of the final lap, Lucas Oil Speedway's Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series is ready for more hot action on Saturday night.

Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Company along with OnMedia/DISH/DirecTV team up to present the evening of racing, with the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds and Out-Pace USRA B-Mods. Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models and Big O Tires Street Stocks also will be in action.

"What a terrific program we had last week with those two thrilling finishes and now we're ready to carry that momentum into another big Saturday," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. "The points battles are starting to take shape and it's our final weekly racing series event before Show-Me 100 weekend.

"We look forward to seeing everyone Saturday for a full day of racing."

Robinson noted that fans wishing to take in a full day of action can do so by coming early and attending the Kansas City Off Road Racing Association event on the off-road track. Practice there is set for 10 a.m. with the opening ceremony and first round of races set for noon. Features in the seven scheduled divisions are set for approximately 3 p.m. Those purchasing off-road tickets will be admitted free to the evening's dirt-track program.

The Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series finds some razor-close margins in the points chases. Lance Town of Wellsville, Kan., leads four-time defending champion Jeff Cutshaw by a single point in the Pitts Homes USRA Modified division and Darron Fuqua—who won the feature on the final turn last week—is just 14 back.

Kris Jackson of Lebanon holds a five-point lead over J.C. Morton atop the Out-Pace USRA B-Mod division.

Gates at the oval track open at 4 p.m. with hot laps at 6:30 and opening ceremonies at 7.

Ticket Prices:
Adults (16 and over) $12
Seniors (62 and over) and Military $9
Youth (ages 6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family pass $25
Pit pass $30

For ticket information for any event in 2018 at Lucas Oil Speedway, including the 26th annual Show-Me 100 presented by Protecttheharvest.com, May 24-26, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com. Tickets also can be purchased online for any event during the 2018 season.

The Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, Missouri. A campground with shower and bathroom facilities is also available. With its 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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