Wheatland, Missouri (February 16, 2017) - Lucas Oil Speedway and the Lucas Oil MLRA are partnering with Harbell's Grill and Sports Bar for a Daytona 500 Watch Party. - Lucas Oil Speedway and the Lucas Oil MLRA are partnering with Harbell's Grill and Sports Bar for a Daytona 500 Watch Party.
Firing up at noon on Feb. 26 at Harbells, 315 Park Central West in downtown Springfield, racing enthusiasts are invited to gather and watch the opener of the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup season in style - and maybe win some prizes.
"This is going to be a really fun event," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager and MLRA Series Director Dan Robinson said. "This is a new event and we're hoping to draw our racers, crew members, fans and those just curious the sport together for a fun afternoon. A big thanks to Harbell's Grill and Sports Bar for playing host to this.
"We're planning lots of giveaways, door prizes, raffles and other activities. Daytona, while the official kickoff to the NASCAR season, also serves as a reminder that the Lucas Oil Speedway and Lucas Oil MLRA seasons aren't that far away. So let's all get together and have some fun."
There will be food and drink specials throughout the event, with viewing of the Daytona 500 on the big-screen HD televisions inside Harbell's.
Harbell's will be giving away two $50 gift certificates during the afternoon and the Lucas Oil Speedway staff will be raffling off chances to win General Admission Season Passes to the speedway. Raffle tickets are 11 for $10 or an arm's length for $20 with proceeds going to the Sertoma/Boys and Girls' Clubs of Springfield.
Raffle tickets also can be purchased in advance at the speedway office for those unable to attend the watch party, or at the Lucas Oil Speedway booth during the Sertoma Chili Cook Off the day before, on Feb. 25, at the Springfield Expo Center.
For more info on Harbell's, visit Facebook.com/Harbells.
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.
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