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October 12, 2018

MLRA Fall Nationals, B-Mod Clash are on at Lucas Oil Speedway; Saturday's program to start earlier

MLRA Fall Nationals, B-Mod Clash are on at Lucas Oil Speedway
The MLRA Fall Nationals and B-Mod Clash of Champions are still a go this weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway. (Kenny Shaw photo)

WHEATLAND, Missouri (October 12, 2018) - Racing is a go this weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway for the 5th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals and inaugural B-Mod Clash of Champions, though Saturday's program will start two hours earlier than scheduled.

New times for Saturday find gates opening at 2 p.m. with hot laps at 4:30 and racing at 5 p.m. Drivers meetings will be at 4 p.m. for Late Models and 4:15 for B-Mod drivers.

Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton said off-and-on rain showers today are expected to move out of the area by 5 p.m. and it's expected to remain dry the rest of the night.

Today, gates will open at 4 p.m. with hot laps set for 6:30 and racing at 7. The full MLRA program with heat races, a B-Main and A-Feature paying $3,000 to the winner will be held. For the B-Mods, drivers will run two rounds of heat races to collect points toward the first 14 starters in Saturday's $3,000-to-win 40-lap feature.

The MLRA 50-lap feature winner on Saturday will collect $5,000 and a season champion will be determined. Iowa's Chad Simpson leads Will Vaught of Crane, Missouri, by 24 points entering the weekend.

Event schedule:
Friday

Gates open - 4 p.m.
Hot laps - 6:30 p.m.
Opening ceremonies followed by racing - 7 p.m.
(Two rounds of B-Mod heat races. Following the second round, the top 14 drivers in passing points will be locked into Saturday night's A Feature. A full Lucas Oil MLRA program with heat races, a B-Main and A-Feature)

Saturday
Gates open - 2 p.m.
Hot laps - 4:30 p.m.
Opening ceremonies followed by racing - 5 p.m.
("Alphabet" Mains will be held for the B-Mods with the top 10 out of the B-Main advancing to the 40-lap A-Main headliner. Another full Lucas Oil MLRA program will be held and a season champion determined).

Admission prices
Thursday

Grandstands (all ages) FREE
Pit pass $25

Friday
Adults (16 and over) $15
Seniors (62 and over)/Military $12
Youth (ages 6-15) $5
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family pass $30
Pit pass $35

Saturday
Adults (16 and over) $20
Seniors (62 and over)/Military $17
Youth (ages 6-15) $10
Kids (5 and under) FREE
Family pass $40
Pit pass $40

For ticket information on all events at Lucas Oil Speedway in 2018, contact Admission Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or by email at nichole@LucasOilSpeedway.com. Fans also can go online to purchase tickets for any event on the 2018 schedule.

CONTACT:
Danny Lorton
Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Office: (417) 282-5984
DLorton@lucasoilspeedway.com