Peach State Awaits Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS
Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS
BATAVIA, OHIO (September 27, 2018) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to the Peach State this weekend for two back-to-back, action-packed events at Dixie Speedway on September 29th and Rome International Speedway on September 30th.
Dixie Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked, clay oval located in Woodstock, Ga. The Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout on Saturday, September 29th will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
Recognized as the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile Oval,” Rome International Speedway is located in Northwest Georgia at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains – providing fans with beautiful landscape views in addition to the high-speed, door-to-door racing action. On Sunday night, September 30th the Lucas Oil Rome Showdown will include: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event.
In addition to the pulse-pounding action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the competition at both venues each night will include: Econo Bombers, Sportsman, Crates, Steel Head/525, and Stinger cars.
For tickets and more information on both events, visit:www.dixiespeedway.com or call (770) 926-5315.
Jonathan Davenport holds a 215-point lead over Josh Richards in the current Lucas Oil Championship Standings. Scott Bloomquist, Earl Pearson Jr. and Jimmy Owens complete the top-five. With only four events remaining on the 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series campaign, this upcoming weekend’s events will be crucial to crowning a champion.