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  • $30,000 payday up for grabs for the 21st Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100

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  • Wheatland, Missouri - The anticipation, hype and excitement for the 21st Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com has reached its max. The kick off for the $30,000 to win Crown Jewel event is merely one day away. Thursday, May 23 brings the Lucas Oil MLRA out for the newly added $5,000 to win, $500 to start 40 Lap Feature. Thursday will also include the USRA Modifieds in action $500 to win. Lucas Oil Speedway will roll out the red carpet for fans and drivers this week with non-stop family-friendly fun and intense racing action. Plenty of bounces houses, a rock climbing wall and other kid friendly rides will fill the Spectator Midway plus many displays, giveaways and free concerts both Friday and Saturday night.
    In addition to the $5,000 to win event on Thursday Night, Lucas Oil Speedway has added an additional $10,000 to the total purse and increased the start money to $1,500 for the Show-Me 100 feature event. Lucas Oil Speedway officials and the series officials are also excited to announce an added event to this year's schedule, the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge. Racers that fail to make the Show-Me 100 feature event on Saturday Night through heat races or B-mains will get a chance to earn some extra money through this added race. The 20-lap Midwest Sheet Metal Non-Qualifiers race will pay $2,000 to win and $250 to start. The winner of the Non-qualifiers race can elect to forfeit the $2,000 first place money and tag the tail of the Show-Me 100 feature event for a chance to win the $30,000 first place prize.
    The Memorial Day Weekend in May and the Show-Me 100 have become a long standing tradition and a true crown jewel event experience for fans and racers alike. Activities at the Diamond of Dirt tracks during the Show-Me 100 week include; camping in the sprawling 40 acres of wooded and cleared campsites, fishing on two lakes on the property, Huge Vendor Midway, Miss Show-Me 100 Pageant, Miss Lucas Oil Speedway, Cornhole Tournament, bounce houses, kids' rides, a rock wall, Go-Kart track, Diamond Bar, Thursday and Friday Night free live concerts and more.
     Thursday night's concert will follow the conclusion of racing on the Diamond of Dirt Tracks. Special guests Tripleshot will take the stage for a full concert. On Friday night, Nashville recording artist and Missouri native, Liz Moriondo, will hit the stage following the racing action.
    Activities on track include the Lucas Oil MLRA Complete Show and USRA Modifieds on Thursday Night; Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Friday Night - with Hot Laps; RED BUCK Time Trials; Heat Races; LucasOilGear.com Manufactures Dash; Crawford Supply Race of Champions - Presented by Traeger Grills and USRA Modified Heat Races. Saturday's activities include the COMP Cams Engine Builders Appreciation Luncheon; Driver Autograph Session; LOLMDS B-Mains, Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me 100 Non Qualifiers Race; USRA B-Mains; $1,000 to win Modified Feature presented by RacinDirt.com and the 21st Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com. $30,000 to win 100-lap feature event.
    Page 2 of 2 -   Reserve tickets are still available. Several other ticket options are available, including a special family pass for Thursday, Friday ad Saturday nights events. A family pass is only available at the Ticket Booth on race night. All other single-day tickets may be purchased online through Showclix or upon arrival to Lucas Oil Speedway. 2-Day Reserved seat are almost sold out, to reserve your 2-Day Seat at the 21st Annual Show-Me 100, call LaRay today at (417)282-5984.  
    For tickets, camping, hotels and general information about the 21st Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com visit the track website at www.lucasoilspeedway.com or call the track hotline at (417)282-5984.
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