Wheatland, Missouri (February 10, 2017) - With the season opener just two months away, Lucas Oil Speedway has announced its lineup of Weekly Racing Series sponsors for the 2017 season.
Big Adventure RV is coming aboard as the sponsor for the Lucas Oil Speedway Weekly Racing Series, which starts on April 8. Meanwhile, the lineup of division sponsors is: Warsaw Auto Marine and RV-NAPA Auto Parts (ULMA Late Models); Pitts Homes (USRA Modifieds), Ozark Golf Cars (USRA B-Mods) and Big O Tires (Street Stocks).
"We're excited to welcome Big Adventure RV and look forward to a tremendous season with all our title sponsors in the Weekly Racing Series divisions," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson said. "We couldn't bring top-notch racing to our fans without the support from all of our sponsors.
"Billy Pitts at Big Adventure RV and the Pitts Family (Pitts Homes) are tremendously loyal supporters of dirt-track racing and specifically the Lucas Oil Speedway and we're proud to have Big Adventure RV as our Weekly Racing Series sponsor and Pitts Homes returning as the USRA Modified sponsor.
"Meanwhile, we're pleased to welcome Big O Tires and Warsaw Auto Marine and RV to our family and welcome back Ozarks Golf Cars for their second year."
Big Adventure RV is located on Highway 254 South in Hermitage. Big Adventure RV has a complete line of recreational vehicles, travel trailers, fifth wheels, toy travel trailers and toy fifth wheels. They also do repair services and consignments. For more information, log onto BigAdventureRV.com or call (417) 745-6840 or 1-800-658-0356.
"We hope we can showcase what we can do and get our name out there and show people what we can do on the RV side," Billy Pitts said. Big Adventure RV is a first-year company while the Pitts Homes business has been in the Ozarks for several decades.
"We've been open three months. The mobile home side has been around forever. We've been here 46 years," Billy Pitts added.
A look at the division sponsors:
BIG O TIRES STREET STOCKS
Big O Tires takes over as class sponsor for the Street Stocks. The Osage Beach store at 4712 Jayhawk Street offers a wide range of diagnostic, repair and routine maintenance services, backed by one of the best national services warranties in the business. Call (573) 348-4600 or go online to BigOTires.com.
Kyle Uchtmann of Big O Tires said his staff at the Big O Stores in the Lake of the Ozarks area are good friends with Street Stocks racer Kenny Carroll and highly recommended partnering with the speedway and the division.
"I know that every time I've been there, it is just packed," Uchtmann said of Lucas Oil Speedway. "We're definitely happy to be in it and I think it's just the beginning of it."
OZARK GOLF CARS USRA B MODS
Returning for the second year as class sponsor for the USRA B-Mods is Ozarks Golf Cars. Owner Spencer King started the business in 2005 and has developed an extensive inventory to supply almost any golf car rental in southwest Missouri or the surround area and one of the largest Yamaha dealers in southwest Missouri.
King provides free golf cart delivery within 75 miles of Ozark and his crew will travel anywhere within the region to fix a cart. Go to OzarkGolfCars.com or call 1-866-846-7970 for additional info.
PITTS HOMES USRA MODIFIEDS
Pitts Homes returns as a class sponsor in 2016 in the USRA Modified division. Pitts Homes was founded in 1971 by Maurice Lee Pitts and Jane Pitts and now, with five locations (Bolivar, Strafford, Hermitage, Clinton and Warsaw) it has become one of the leading retailers of modular and manufactured housing in the state of Missouri.
"It's done so much for the community," Maurice Lee Pitts said of the speedway's impact on the area. "There's nobody that does anything any more of a class act than Forrest (Lucas) does."
Log onto PittsHomesInc.com or call any of the locations listed on the website for further information.
WARSAW AUTO MARINE AND RV LATE MODELS
Warsaw Auto Marine and RV-NAPA Auto Parts assumes sponsorship of the ULMA Late Models. Located in Warsaw, it opened in March of 2015 and continues to serve its community as a leading automotive parts retailer. Call (660) 438-2829 or log onto GettheGoodStuff.net for more information.
"We've been sponsor in the past, with our other location in Hermitage for six years or so," Brett Heiser of Warsaw Auto Martin and RV-NAPA Auto Parts said. "We just decided this year we would change it up and advertise for our new location in Warsaw.
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the top five Race Tracks in the Nation. Located in Wheatland,Missouri, approximately an hour from Springfield, Missouri and just a quick hour and a half from the Kansas City Metro Area, dubbed the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" Lucas Oil Speedway certainly lives up to the title.
Twenty-One VIP Luxury Suites, HD Jumbo-Tron Screen, Stadium Style Musco Sports Lighting, a Bose Sound System, Go-Kart Slick Track, The Diamond Bar, Track Treasures Gift Shop, the best track food in the country and paved pits are a few of the spectacular amenities setting the Diamond of Dirt apart. 2017 marks the 7th season for the Liquid Quarter Mile Drag Racing Lake, Lake Lucas. Two Nationally televised Drag Boat Races featuring the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series will be held in 2017.
Lucas Oil Speedway hosts some of the largest and most popular events in the Midwest! National and regional touring series appear frequently for Special Events on the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, POWRi Midget National Series, Lucas Oil Pro-Pulling League, United States Modified Touring Series, ASCS Sprint Cars and the Lucas Oil MLRA.
In addition to the incredible Special Events, the Lucas Oil Speedway Budweiser Weekly Racing Series features the ALPS Food Store ULMA Late Models, Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds, Carson's Corner NAPA Street Stocks and the Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods, racing weekly.
Bill Roberts Chevrolet-Buick
"The Official Truck" of Lucas Oil Speedway
Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr. Pepper
"The Official Soft Drink" of Lucas Oil Speedway
E3 Spark Plugs
"The Official Spark Plug" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Insurance" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Tire" of Lucas Oil Speedway
Lucas Oil Products
"The Official Oil" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Television Network" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Battery" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Classifieds" of Lucas Oil Speedway
"The Official Truck Lube and Tire Center" of Lucas Oil Speedway
Sunoco Race Fuels
"The Official Fuel" of Lucas Oil Speedway
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