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  • Payton Looney, Schultz, Strong and Schutt in Victory Lane

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  • Wheatland, Missouri - A big day of activity at Lucas Oil Speedway concluded with on and off track fireworks Saturday Night. The Hickory County Fair wrapped up and the NBRA North/South Shootout completed day one of action. The Lucas Oil Weekly Championship Series hit the Diamond of Dirt for one of the best nights of racing in 2013, a large display of fireworks set to patriotic music, capped off a spectacular day in Wheatland, Missouri. The Shootout continues today (Sunday, June 30th) on Lake Lucas. KIX 105.7 American Patriot Night is one of the most popular events of the summer with a special "Salute to America" Saturday night. Lucas Oil Speedway and KIX 105.7 wish you and your family a safe and enjoyable holiday, thank you to all those who serve or have served, we salute you.
    Shawn Strong edged Kris Jackson on the last lap coming to the checkered flag, in the Tri-Lakes RV B-Mods. A more than year old rivalry heated up and had fans on their feet to witness the on track fireworks on the front stretch! Terry Schultz continues to lead the National USRA point standings, he held off Jon Sheets and John Allen for the big "W" in the Pitts Homes USRA Modifieds. Although Schultz leads the National points, he is currently a mere two points behind Sheets in the current Lucas Oil Speedway charts.
    Brian Schutt finished the night with a win over Randy Gilmore and Chip Shaddox in an exciting 2 lap shoot out after a late race caution, in the Carson's Corner NAPA Factory Stocks. In the finale of the night, $1000 to Win presented by Rain's Ice Co. in the ALPS Food Stores ULMA Late Models, Payton Looney picked up his first ever win at Lucas Oil Speedway over Josh Hughes, as he continues to lead the Rookie of the Year in the overall ULMA point standings.   
    The intense racing from Saturday night is not likely to cease, as the season hits its boiling point on Saturday, July 6th for the Casey's General Store Mid-Season Points Championship presented by Coca-Cola. Don't miss the crowning of the Mid-Season champ and arrive early to get in on special promotions and give-a-ways for Casey's and Ozarks Coca-Cola. Discount coupons will be available at the Wheatland Casey's General Store for $2 Off admission on Saturday, July 6th. The night will also feature a special 25 lap, $500 to Win Tri-Lakes RV B-Mod race.  For complete event information visit LucasOilSpeedway.com.
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