Lucas Oil Stars Ready for Labor Day Doubleheader!
Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS
Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS
BATAVIA, OH (August 28, 2017) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are gearing up for a spectacular Labor Day weekend doubleheader. The nation’s top dirt late model drivers will battle for over $125,000 in total prize money.
On Saturday, September 2nd, the LOLMDS will return to Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH. The Bob Miller Memorial – Presented by Pepsi will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 60-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. The Modifieds and Sport Modifieds will serve as support divisions on September 2nd. Jonathan Davenport claimed the victory in 2016 – a thrilling event, which saw four different leaders during the 60-lapper. Dennis Erb Jr. finished second, followed by Tim McCreadie, Earl Pearson Jr. and Rod Conley.
Additional information can be obtained by visiting: www.portsraceway.com or calling (740) 354-3278.
The 49th Annual “Hillbilly Hundred” will cap off the weekend on Sunday, September 3rd. The event will include: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the 100-lap, $25,000-to-win main event. In 2016, Scott Bloomquist led all 100 laps to claim his third-career Hillbilly Hundred victory. Jonathan Davenport finished second, followed by Brandon Sheppard, Mike Benedum, and Tim Dohm.
Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, WV is a 1/4-mile dirt oval nestled in the hills of scenic West Virginia, along the historic Middle Island Creek. On site camping makes the Tyler County Speedway/Fairgrounds a race fan’s vacation destination, year after year, including primitive or full hook-up spots. Ideal for a weekend getaway or a day of family fun, the fairground has shower facilities, shelters for picnicking, playground areas, and nearby fishing available.
For camping info call, (304) 771-6874 or the TC Fair Association at (304) 771-0499. To find additional information, visit: www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com.