CORONA, CA (March 17th, 2008) Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Tri-City (IL) Speedway promoters Kevin and Tammy Gundaker have announced that the 4th Annual FedEx 50 scheduled for Sunday Night, May 24th will be sanctioned for the first time by the LOLMDS.
The $10,000 to win event will top off what promises to be an exciting Memorial Day weekend as the series will come to the Pontoon Beach, IL facility just outside of St. Louis a day after running the $40,000 to win 17th Annual OReilly Auto Parts Show-Me 100 Presented by DART Machinery at West Plains Motor Speedway in West Plains, MO. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is very pleased to be associated with the FedEx 50 at Tri-City Speedway, Kevin and Tammy Gundaker are always great to work with and I know this will be a great ending to the Memorial Day weekend as the drivers will have an extra bonus as they head back home, said LOLMDS director, Ritchie Lewis.
We are excited to bring a second Lucas Oil event to Tri-City Speedway in 2009 with the sanctioning of the FedEx 50. Weve had a great partnership with Ritchie Lewis and the Folks of the Lucas Oil Late Model Series and felt this would be a great fit for the Race Fans to have back to back events over the Memorial Weekend, said promoter of Tri-City Speedway, Kevin Gundaker
Tri-City Speedway has also announced that the general admission will be $25 for this special event with children ages 12 and under admitted for free with a paying adult. For more information on the 4th Annual FedEx 50 you can call toll free at 1-800-617-9077 or visit the tracks website at www.tricityspeedway.net.
The next scheduled Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series that will be a part of the Sunoco Race Fuels Road to Wheatland will be this Saturday Night, March 21st at the Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana for the 12th Annual Indiana Icebreaker paying $10,000 to win. To find out more on this special event you can go to www.brownstownspeedway.com.
For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series you can log onto www.lucasdirt.com or you can call the series office at (951) 532-2503.