Cool, wet forecast leads to cancellation of Spring Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway
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April 11, 2019  |  by Lyndal Scranton

With cool temperatures expected on Friday and a forecast of persistent rain on Saturday, Lucas Oil Speedway and Lucas Oil MLRA officials have cancelled this weekend's scheduled 6th annual MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by

Full programs had been scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights, with the USRA Modifieds and O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks also on the schedule.

"We wanted to make the decision early enough so the teams and fans planning to make long hauls would know before starting their trips," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton said. "Saturday looks like unseasonably cool temperatures and a near-100-percent chance of rain throughout the afternoon and evening."

Fans purchasing advance tickets or getting tickets from radio for this weekend can use those for any other 2019 event of equal value.

Action resumes at Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday, April 20 with Show No. 2 of the Big Adventure Series Weekly Racing Series. It will be $uper $aver $pecial Night Presented by OnMedia/DISH/DirecTV.

Fans arriving before 5:30 p.m. will received four admissions, four hot dogs and four 20-ounce Coca-Cola products for $30. Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing at 7:05. Classes in action will include the Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models, the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, the O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks and the Out-Pace USRA B-Mods.

The Out-Pace USRA B-Mods will be the featured division with a 25-lap, $750-to-win main event.

To inquire about Lucas Oil Speedway tickets, VIP suites or camping, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at

Complete Lucas Oil Speedway event information, archived race recaps, previews and driver features, along with ticket information and 2019 schedule can be found by visiting

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 for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call (417) 282-5984.

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