Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Heads West

BATAVIA, OH – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will close out the month of April by visiting the Midwest for two thrilling events. The action will kick off on Friday, April 28th at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL. On Saturday, April 29th, the Series will return to Macon Speedway in Macon, IL.

The Busch 50 at Tri-City Speedway will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. In 2016, Scott Bloomquist took the lead on the 42nd circuit and pulled away to claim his second straight Busch 50 victory. Jonathan Davenport finished second, followed by: Dennis Erb Jr., Don O’Neal, and Tim McCreadie. The Open Wheel Modifieds will compete for $1,000-to-win on Friday, April 28th. The B-Modified division will also be in competition. For tickets and more information, visit: www.tricityspeedway.net.

The 4th Annual St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 at Macon Speedway will cap off the weekend on Saturday, April 29th. The highly-anticipated event at the 1/5-mile bullring will include a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the 100-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. In 2016, Bobby Pierce wrestled his No. 32 entry to Victory Lane after a grueling 100-laps with no power steering. Brandon Sheppard finished a close second, followed by: Earl Pearson Jr., Don O’Neal, and Darrell Lanigan. The Open Wheel Modifieds and B-Modifieds will also be in competition. For tickets and more information, visit: www.maconracing.com.

Lucas Oil Championship Standings:

POS CAR # DRIVER NAME HOMETOWN POINTS TRAIL BY
1 0 Scott Bloomquist Mooresburg, TN 2260  
2 39 Tim McCreadie Watertown, NY 2140 -120
3 1R Josh Richards Shinnston, WV 2110 -150
4 5 Don O’Neal Martinsville, IN 1980 -280
5 20 Jimmy Owens Newport, TN 1955 -305
6 1 Earl Pearson Jr. Jacksonville, FL 1950 -310
7 28e Dennis Erb Jr. Carpentersville, IL 1890 -370
8 14 Darrell Lanigan Union, KY 1870 -390
9 15 Steve Francis Bowling Green, KY 1720 -540
10 71 Hudson O’Neal Martinsville, IN 1640 -620
11 22 Gregg Satterlee Rochester Mills, PA 1625 -635
12 99B Boom Briggs Bear Lake, PA 1555 -705
13 C8 Timothy Culp Prattsville, AR 1395 -865
14 49 Jonathan Davenport Williamson, SC 1370 -890
15 75 Colton Flinner Allison Park, PA 1360 -900

Track Information:


Tri-City Speedway 

Phone Number: 618-931-7836
Track Promoters: Kevin & Tammy Gundaker
Location: 5100 Nameoki Road, Granite City, IL 62040
Website: www.tricityspeedway.net
Tire Rule for Tri-City Speedway – April 28th:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier LM20
Right Rear – Hoosier LM20, LM40 (no cutting, no siping)

Tri-City Speedway April 28th 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

Macon Speedway 

Phone Number 217-764-3000
Track Promoter: Bob Sargent
Location: 205 North Wiles, Macon, IL 62544
Website: www.maconracing.com  
Tire Rule for Macon Speedway – April 29th:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier LM20
Right Rear – Hoosier LM20, LM40 (no cutting, no siping)

Macon Speedway April 29th 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, 17. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000