Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to Sanction Tri-City Speedway's Biggest Event Ever
WAYCROSS, GA (February 24, 2011) - Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with Tri City (IL) Speedway promoters, Kevin and Tammy Gundaker have announced that the series will sanction the biggest race in speedway history. On July 14th and 15th the Budweiser sponsored "Battle at the Beach 100," will highlight the track's 50th Anniversary. The event will pay a whopping $20,000 to win. Lucas Oil Studios of Corona, CA will film the event. The "Battle at the Beach 100" will be televised on SPEED at a later date.
The 2-day extravaganza at Tri-City Speedway will start on Thursday, July 14th with time trials and heat races, followed on Friday night, July 15th with the B-Mains and the 100-lap, $20,000 to win feature event. BIGFOOT will also be appearing at Tri-City Speedway during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. "Any chance to appear in our hometown is fantastic," stated Vice President of BIGFOOT 4x4, Inc. Bob Trent, "Thank you Lucas Oil for having us!"