Ohio Tripleheader Highlights LOLMDS Independence Weekend

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Ohio Tripleheader Highlights Independence Weekend!

Story By: JEREMY SHIELDS/LOLMDS

Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com

BATAVIA, OH (June 26, 2017) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will celebrate the Independence weekend with a tripleheader in Ohio. The nation’s elite dirt late model teams will tackle three different venues, in pursuit of over $135,000 in prize money.

The weekend begins on Saturday, July 1st, when Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, OH hosts the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the annual Independence 60. The event will feature a complete program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, which includes: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a 60-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. The Open Wheel Modifieds and Limited Late Models will also be in action on July 1st.

Further information is available at: www.portsraceway.com.

The captivating stars of the nation’s premier dirt late model tour will invade the revitalized, Mansfield Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 2nd for The Freedom 50 – presented by Summit Racing Equipment. The event will include an action-packed program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. The Street Stocks will compete for a $2,000 top prize.

Mansfield Motor Speedway is located at 545 Crall Road East in Mansfield, OH. To find out more about Mansfield Motor Speedway, visit: www.mansfieldmotorspeedway.com or call: (419) 465-RACE.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will polish off the weekend at Muskingum County Speedway in Zanesville, OH on Monday, July 3rd. In addition to the high-speed, door-to-door racing action – presented by Bear Welding Services, LLC, the event will feature the area’s largest fireworks display. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will compete in a full program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains and a 60-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. Also on the racing card will be the Open Wheel Modifieds, Street Stocks, and Four Cylinders.

For more information, visit: www.muskingumcountyspeedway.com.

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:
POS
CAR #
DRIVER NAME
HOMETOWN
POINTS
TRAIL BY
1
0
Scott Bloomquist
Mooresburg, TN
3745

2
39
Tim McCreadie
Watertown, NY
3575
-170
3
1R
Josh Richards
Shinnston, WV
3520
-225
4
5
Don O’Neal
Martinsville, IN
3365
-380
5
1
Earl Pearson Jr.
Jacksonville, FL
3330
-415
6
14
Darrell Lanigan
Union, KY
3205
-540
7
20
Jimmy Owens
Newport, TN
3170
-575
8
28e
Dennis Erb Jr.
Carpentersville, IL
3155
-590
9
22
Gregg Satterlee ®
Rochester Mills, PA
2925
-820
10
15
Steve Francis
Bowling Green, KY
2895
-850
11
71
Hudson O’Neal ®
Martinsville, IN
2695
-1050
12
99
Boom Briggs ®
Bear Lake, PA
2650
-1095

Track Information:
Portsmouth Raceway Park
Phone Number: 740-354-3278
Tracks Promoter: Donna Rayburn
Location: 25648 State Route 73, West Portsmouth, OH 45663
Website: www.portsraceway.com

Mansfield Motor Speedway
Phone Number: 419-465-RACE (7223)
Tracks Promoter: Cody Sommer
Location: 545 Crall Rd E, Mansfield, OH 44903
Website: www.mansfieldmotorspeedway.com

Muskingum County Speedway
Phone Number: 740-754-9199
Tracks Promoter: Donnie Moran
Location: 7985 Frazeysburg Road, Dresden, OH 43821
Website: www.muskingumcountyspeedway.com

Independence Weekend Tire Rule (applies to all (3) venues):
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300, Rib 1425
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, 04 (no cutting, no siping)

$10,000-to-Win Event Purse: 1. $10,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800

$12,000-to-Win Event Purse: 1. $12,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $1,000, 16. $1,000, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

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