WAYCROSS, GA (September 19, 2013) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series gets back into action with a huge weekend of racing scheduled for Friday in Kentucky and Saturday in Indiana. The series will return to Florence Speedway in Union, KY on Friday night September 20th for the 27th Annual Ralph Latham Memorial that was postponed in June, due to rain. The 50-lap feature event will pay $10,000 to the winner. The series will then travel to the historic Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN on Saturday night September 21st for the 34th Annual Jackson 100. This weekend’s Jackson 100 at Brownstown Speedway will pay $15,000 to win and the feature event will be 100-laps in length. Not only will racers be competing for the big prize money at the Jackson 100, but valuable points will also be awarded in the season long chase for the ASi Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com at this event. The Crown Jewel Cup program will give racers an opportunity to win a $10,000 cash bonus – based on points earned at the Crown Jewel Cup events on the 2013 series schedule. This unique program, put together by Gene Ullman of ASi Racewear and Michael Rigsby of www.DirtonDirt.com in association with the LOLMDS, will showcase nine crown jewel events on the series schedule in 2013.
The driver that earns the most points in these nine (9) events will be awarded a $10,000 cash bonus at the LOLMDS year-end awards banquet. The nine (9) crown jewel events within the series schedule that are part of the Crown Jewel Cup include: The $30,000 to win Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, Lucas Oil Speedway on May 23-25th; The $20,000 to win Clash at the Mag, Magnolia Motor Speedway, June 14-15th; The $27,000 to win Silver Dollar Nationals, I-80 Speedway, July 18-20th; The $50,000 to win Sunoco North/South 100 – presented by Lucas Oil, Florence Speedway, Aug 8-10th; The $40,000 to win COMP Cams Topless 100, Batesville Motor Speedway, Aug 15-17th; The $25,000 to win Hillbilly Hundred, I-77 Speedway, Sept 1st; The $15,000 to win Jackson 100, Brownstown Speedway, Sept 21st; The $40,000 to win Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals, Knoxville Raceway, Sept 26-28th; and the season finale $50,000 to win RED BUCK Dirt Track World Championship – featuring Borrowed Blue, Portsmouth Raceway Park, Oct 18-19th.
Heading into this weekend’s Jackson 100, Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN leads the chase for the ASi Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com. Steve Francis, John Blankenship, Don O’Neal and Dennis Erb round out the top five in the Crown Jewel Cup point standings. To see the current points standings and learn more about the ASi Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com visit http://www.lucasdirt.com/point-standings/dirtondirt-com-crown-jewel-cup/ . For more information about the companies sponsoring this bonus program, visit their respective websites at www.asiwear.com and www.dirtondirt.com.
“It’s a cool deal what ASi and DirtonDirt.com have put together. To have separate points standings for the crown jewel events on the series schedule gives us even more incentive to run well at those events. Getting an extra $10,000 at the banquet, if you win the crown jewel cup points, is a big plus for any team that wins it.” stated Jimmy Owens, driver of the #20 Mike Reece owned Racing Team.
For tickets and more information about the 27th annual Ralph Latham Memorial and Florence Speedway visit www.florencespeedway.com.
For tickets and more information about 34th Annual Jackson 100 and Brownstown Speedway visit www.brownstownspeedway.com.
For the latest breaking news about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series including the 2013 tour schedule, TV schedule, drivers, sponsors and all the information about the series visit the series official website at www.lucasdirt.com.
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Florence Speedway- Friday September 20th
12234 US Hwy 42, Walton, KY 41094
Track Phone #: (859) 485-7591 or Office-(859) 493-0034
Promoter: Jerry King – (859) 485-7591 or Office-(859) 493-0034
Tire Rule for Florence Speedway
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 03, 06, LM40
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, 1350, 1640, LM40
Event Purse for Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence Speedway September 20th
$10,000 to win- 1. $10000, 2. $5500, 3. $3500, 4. $2750, 5. $2250, 6. $1800, 7. $1500, 8. $1300, 9. $1200, 10. $1100, 11. $1075, 12. $1050, 13. $1025, 14. $1000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800.
Brownstown Speedway-Saturday September 21st
476 East CR 100, Brownstown, IN 47220
Track Phone #: (812) 358-5332
Promoter: Jim Price — (812) 620-0751
Tire Rule for Brownstown Speedway
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 03, 06, LSB21/55, LM40
Left Rear/Fronts- Hoosier Rib 1300, 1350, 1640, LSB21/55, LM40
Event Purse for Jackson 100 at Brownstown Speedway September 21st
$15,000 to win- 1. $15000, 2. $6500, 3. $4500, 4. $3500, 5. $2500, 6. $2000, 7. $1900, 8. $1700, 9. $1500, 10. $1350, 11. $1275, 12. $1250, 13. $1225, 14. $1200, 15. $1175, 16. $1150, 17. $1125, 18. $1100, 19. $1075, 20. $1050, 21. $1025, 22. $1000, 23. $1000, 24. $1000.
2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Official Sponsors Include:
ASi Racewear – “The Official Merchandise Vendor” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
E3 Spark Plugs – “The Official Spark Plug” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
GEICO – “The Official Insurance” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
General Tire – “The Official Tire” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Hoosier Tire – “The Official Race Tire” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
iON Cameras – “The Official Camera of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series”
Lucas Oil Products – “The Official Oil” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
MAVTV “American Real” – “The Official TV Network” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Optima Batteries – “The Official Battery” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
ProtectTheHarvest.com-“The Official Protect the Harvest Campaign of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
RED BUCK- “The Official Fast Time Sponsor” of the Lucas Oil late Model Dirt Series
Sunoco Race Fuels – “The Official Fuel” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Supporters Include:
Allstar Performance, AR Bodies, Borrowed Blue, Barry Wright Race Cars, Bloomquist Race Cars, COMP Cams, Cornett Racing Engines, C&R Racing Inc, Crawford Supply, CV Products, DART Machinery, DirtonDirt.com, Dunn-Benson Ford, Dyers Top Rods, Edelbrock, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, Fuel Safe Fuel Cells, FK Rod Ends, Gaerte Race Engines, Georgia Boot, Hawk Performance, Jay Dickens Racing Engines, JRi Shocks, Keyser MFG, Kuntz Race Engines, Longhorn Chassis, Mann Merchant Processing, MasterSbilt Chassis, Öhlins Shocks, Outerwears, Performance Bodies, Pierce Racecars, Performance Rod and Custom, Pro Power Racing Engines, Race Engine Design, Rick Schwallie Photography, Roush Yates Engines, Roush Yates Parts, Simpson Performance Products, Sweet Mfg, Traeger Grills, Weld Racing Wheels, Wiles Drive Shafts, Wrisco, 5150 Race Trailers.