Moms get in for free Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway
The Lucas Ol Speedway in Wheatland, Mo., jumps back into action on Saturday night with kids and moms in the spotlight.
Round 5 of the Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series is Vietti Marketing Group Night and all mothers will be admitted free to celebrate Mother's Day Weekend.
The Cedar Creek Beef Jerky USRA Modifieds, Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods and O'Reilly Auto Parts USRA Stock Cars will be in action, along with Hermitage Lumber Late Models. Pit gates open at 4 p.m. with grandstands at 5. Hot laps are set for 6:30 p.m. with racing getting underway at 7:05.
The points are close in the USRA divisions with Ryan Middaugh of Fulton just 13 in front of Mexico's Robbie Reed in the USRA Modifieds; Lebanon's Rob White is six ahead of Mason Beck in MEdieval USRA Stock Cars and Bobby Williams of Hermitages leads J.C. Newell by 22 in the USRA B-Mods.
An added attraction during intermission will be the third round of kids' Power Wheel races of the season. For ages 3 through 9, the races will be on the front straightaway with the youngsters navigating a course outlined by orange cones.
The kids can enter their own battery-powered Power Wheel cars by signing up for the Frogs Jr. Fan Club on the south end of the Midway prior to the races. Other kids Power Wheel nights are scheduled for June 17, July 29 and Aug. 26 when a mini-season-champion will crowned along with the four regular Weekly Racing Series classes.
One kids Power Wheel class will be the 6-12 volt cars and another will be for the 24-36 volt class. No power or speed enhancement modifications will be allowed.
The youngsters can bring their Power Wheels to the Frogs Jr Fan Club sign-in, or drop them off at the pit gate and the Power Wheels will be brought to the front stretch at intermission.
Dirt Track Admission:
Free with drag boat ticket or two-day drag boat admission
All mothers free for Mother's Day, courtesy of Vietti Marketing Group
Advance Tickets online only (16 and up) - $12
Adults (16 and up) - $15
Seniors (62 and up)/Military - $12
Youth (6-15) - $5
Kids (5 and under) - FREE
Family Pass - $35
Pit Pass - $35
KDBA Spring Opener on Lake Lucas: Earlier on Saturday, some of the world's fastest boats return for the Kentucky Drag Boat Association-sanctioned KDBA Spring Opener on Lake Lucas. Ten divisions, headlined by the 200 miles-per-hour Top Alcohol Hydro boats, will be in action competing for a minimum prize purse of $33,200.
For information about any event at Lucas Oil Speedway in 2023 contact admissions director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or email her at email@example.com for more information.
For more than two decades, the USRA has attracted more and more racetracks and dirt track racers each year through fair, logical and cost-effective rules accompanied by an organization that puts the racers, racetracks and their fans first. In the 2023 Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series, as many as 60 of America’s finest dirt ovals plan to host more than 1,000 nights of racing.
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