BATAVIA, OH – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season is upon us, with racing at three tracks, with ten pay days. The 2021 season starts off with visits to All-Tech Raceway for the General Tire Winter Nationals – Presented by LINE-X, on January 21st – January 23rd, East Bay Raceway Park for the 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals – Presented by Lucas Oil January 24th – January 30th, and Bubba Raceway Park for the K&N Filters Winter Nationals – Presented by OPTIMA Batteries February 1st – 2nd.
The action will get underway with an open practice on Thursday, January 21st. Friday, January 22nd will officially kick-off the season with a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win event followed by a 50-lap, $15,000-to-win main event on Saturday, January 23rd at All-Tech Raceway.
On Thursday, January 21st, the pit gate will open at 2:00pm with practice from 6:00pm-9:00pm. For any fans getting to town early, the general admission gate will also be open to get a glimpse of the action before official competition begins on Friday. The pit gate will open at 2:00pm on both Friday and Saturday while the grandstands will open at 3:00pm Friday and Saturday. Hot laps each day will begin at 5:30pm with Heat race action at 7:10pm.
For tickets or more information on the General Tire Winter Nationals Presented by LINE-X, visit: www.alltechraceway.com, or call the track office at: (386) 754-7223.
BuTeams will then make the trek south to Tampa, Florida to East Bay Raceway Park for a thrilling week of racing at the “Clay by the Bay”. The action starts off on Sunday with an open practice from 6:00pm – 9:00pm, with the pit gate scheduled to open at 2:00pm. Beginning Monday, January 25th and continuing through Saturday, January 30th the nation’s top dirt late model drivers will battle it out for nearly $200,000 in prize money.
A full program is scheduled for six straight nights, which includes: Hot Laps, Allstar Performance Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, Berry Barn Strawberry Dash presented by DirtOnDirt.com, and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series main event. Each day, the Drivers Meeting will take place at 5:00pm, followed by Hot Laps at 5:30pm.
For tickets or more information on the 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals, visit: www.ebrp.co, or call the track office at: (877) 457-5611.
Following six nights of racing at East Bay Raceway Park, teams will make the trip back north to Bubba Raceway Park, a 3/8 mile, semi-banked, D-shape clay oval to compete for $10,000-to-win both Monday, February 1st and Tuesday, February 2nd. The pit gate is set to open at 2:00pm with the grandstand gates opening at 5:00pm. The Drivers Meeting will be at 5:00pm, Hot Laps set for 5:30pm.
For tickets or more information on the K&N Filters Winter Nationals – Presented by OPTIMA Batteries, visit: www.bubbaracewaypark.com, or call the track office at: (352) 622-9400.
All ten nights of racing will be available Live on MAVTVplus.com, with tape delayed airings on MAVTV Motorsports Network. January 22nd and 23rd at All-Tech Raceway, as well as January 29th and 30th from East Bay Raceway Park will be Live on MAVTV Motorsports Network. To find a full list of providers, visit: mavtv.com/get-mavtv/providers. The events on January 23rd at All-Tech Raceway, January 29th and 30th at East Bay Raceway Park, and February 2nd at Bubba Raceway Park will be tape delayed airings for CBS Sports Network. January 23rd from All-Tech Raceway and January 30th from East Bay Raceway Park are tape delayed airings for NBCSN.
Phone Number: 386-754-7223
Location: 1024 SW Howell Rd, Lake City, FL 32024
East Bay Raceway Park
Phone Number: (877) 457-5611
Location: 6311 Burts Road, Tampa, FL 33619
Bubba Raceway Park – Ocala, FL
Phone Number: (352) 622-9400
Location: 9050 N.W. Gainesville Road, Ocala, FL 34482
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib (28.5) 1300
Right Rear – Hoosier (29.0) 1300 NRM, (29.0) 1300 NRMW, (92) LM40
*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains (and Strawberry Dash at East Bay).
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 2 new rear tires.
*Flat tire must be replaced with a used tire of the same compound and construction to retain starting position.
2021 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Speedweeks Schedule:
Date Track Event Location To Win
1/21/2021 All-Tech Raceway General Tire Winter Nationals Presented by LINE-X Lake City, FL Practice
1/22/2021 All-Tech Raceway General Tire Winter Nationals Presented by LINE-X Lake City, FL $12,000
1/23/2021 All-Tech Raceway General Tire Winter Nationals Presented by LINE-X Lake City, FL $15,000
1/24/2021 East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL Practice
1/25/2021 East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $5,000
1/26/2021 East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $5,000
1/27/2021 East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $7,000
1/28/2021 East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $7,000
1/29/2021 East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $12,000
1/30/2021 East Bay Raceway Park 45th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil Tampa, FL $15,000
2/1/2021 Bubba Raceway Park K&N Filters Winter Nationals Presented by OPTIMA Batteries Ocala, FL $10,000
2/2/2021 Bubba Raceway Park K&N Filters Winter Nationals Presented by OPTIMA Batteries Ocala, FL $10,000
2021 Speedweeks Purses:
$5,000-to-win purse (30 laps):
1. $5,000, 2. $3,000, 3. $2,000, 4. $1,500, 5. $1,000, 6. $800, 7. $750, 8. $700, 9. $650, 10. $600, 11. $550, 12. $500, 13. $500, 14. $500, 15. $500, 16. $500, 17. $500, 18. $500, 19. $500, 20. $500, 21. $500, 22. $500, 23. $500, 24. $500
$7,000-to-win purse (40 laps):
1. $7,000, 2. $3,500, 3. $2,000, 4. $1,500, 5. $1,400, 6. $1,300, 7. $1,200, 8. $1,100, 9. $1,000, 10. $950, 11. $900, 12. $850, 13. $800, 14. $750, 15. $725, 16. $700, 17. $700, 18. $700, 19. $650, 20. $625, 21. $625, 22. $600, 23. $600, 24. $600
$10,000-to-win purse (40 laps):
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 purse (50 laps):
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
$15,000-to-win purse (50 laps):
1. $15,000, 2. $6,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $3,000, 5. $2,500, 6. $1,900, 7. $1,700, 8. $1,600, 9. $1,550, 10. $1,500, 11. $1,450, 12. $1,400, 13. $1,350, 14. $1,300, 15. $1,200, 16. $1,100, 17. $1,000, 18. $1,000, 19. $1,000, 20. $1,000, 21. $1,000, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000
About General Tire:
General Tire for over 100 years has offered a complete quality line of ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road and commercial tires to meet all your needs. To learn more about General Tire, visit: www.generaltire.com.
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About Wrisco Industries:
Wrisco is the leading company providing aluminum sheets to all forms of racers in the motorsports industry. For more than 100 years, as the industry leader, Wrisco Industries’ mission has been to supply customers unmatched quality aluminum products and services. To learn more about Wrisco Industries visit: www.wrisco.com.
About Lucas Oil:
Forrest and Charlotte started Lucas Oil Products with the simple philosophy of producing only the best line of lubricants and additives available anywhere. Since its inception, Lucas has steadfastly adhered to this corporate objective. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas has established itself as a top selling additive line in the American truck stop industry. The Lucas success story has been built upon hard work, an unparalleled line of premium products and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. This single formula for success will continue to guide Lucas Oil Products as it grows in the years to come. For more information, visit www.lucasoil.com.
About K&N Filters:
K&N is the home of the original red oiled air filter. In the early 1960s, two motorcycle racers, Ken Johnson and Norm McDonald (K&N), developed a ground-breaking new idea for an oiled air filter. Five decades later, K&N® is still innovating industry-leading filtration technology, and offers outstanding protection for everything from top-fuel dragsters to commuter vehicles across the globe. For over 50 years, K&N® has been an industry-leader in automotive filtration and technology-offering products to increase performance, protection, and longevity in thousands of vehicle applications for consumers worldwide. For more information visit: www.knfilters.com
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