Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Releases Official 2011 Schedule
41 Dates in 19 States Are Set For Next Season
Series PR Report

Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series have released the 2011 racing schedule. It currently shows 41 confirmed dates in 19 different states. In 2011, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will begin its seventh season as the premier dirt late model sanctioning organization in North America. Coming off of the most successful season in series' history in 2010, the series ran 39 events with 13 different winners and500 drivers making at least one appearance in '10. The series looks to build on its past success, that saw an unprecedented 14 drivers compete full-time with the tour. Heading into 2011, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is elated to release its official national schedule, having confirmed all dates with promoters, and having no TBA or TBD dates on the docket.

The 2011 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series national tour will kick off at the "Clay by the Bay" on February 7th with the six consecutive nights of action packed racing during the 35th Annual Dart Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will again be sanctioning some of the sports biggest events such as the DART Show-Me 100, Comp Cams Topless 100, Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100, and the 43rd Annual Hillbilly Hundred.

The series will be making its first ever visits to Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore, TX and Roaring Knob Motorsports Park in Markleysburg, PA. "We are glad to have added a pair of new venues to the schedule this year. The 2010 schedule looked great, but this year looks even better," said Lewis.  "We feel that we have the best show in Dirt Late Model Racing, and I can't thank our promoters, my staff, our drivers, car owners, sponsors, and our fans enough for their support. We have put together a great infrastructure for making the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series the foremost national late model touring series in the country."

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series takes great pride in the fact that 100% of the tracks that sanctioned an event in 2010 are on the slate again for '11.  "It really goes to show you how devoted our promoters, staff, drivers, and fans are to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, that we have put together such a solid schedule as we head into the next season," exclaimed Series Director, Ritchie Lewis. 

For the latest breaking news on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, log onto www.lucasdirt.com, or call the series' office at (951) 532-2503.

2011 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule

February 7th - East Bay Raceway Park, Gibsonton, FL - $5,000
February 8th - East Bay Raceway Park, Gibsonton, FL - $5,000
February 9th - East Bay Raceway Park, Gibsonton, FL - $5,000
February 10th - East Bay Raceway Park, Gibsonton, FL - $10,000
February 11th - East Bay Raceway Park, Gibsonton, FL - $10,000
February 12th - East Bay Raceway Park, Gibsonton, FL - $12,000
March 26th - Brownstown Speedway, Brownstown, IN - $10,000
April 1st & 2nd - Lonestar Speedway, Kilgore, TX - $20,000
April 29th - Bedford Speedway, Bedford, PA - $10,000
April 30th - Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex, Markleysburg, PA - $10,000
May 6th & 7th - Paducah International Raceway, Paducah, KY - $20,000
May 13th - 34 Raceway, West Burlington, IA - $10,000
May 14th - LaSalle Speedway, LaSalle, IL - $10,000
May 20th & 21st - Batesville Speedway, Batesville, AR - $20,000
May 27th & 28th - Lucas Oil Speedway, Wheatland, MO - $30,000
June 2nd - Cleveland Speedway, Cleveland, TN - $10,000
June 3rd - Tazewell Speedway, Tazewell, TN - $10,000
June 4th - Florence Speedway, Union, KY - $10,000
June 17th - Cherokee Speedway, Gaffney, SC - $10,000
June 18th - Wythe Raceway , Rural Retreat, VA - $10,000
July 1st - Beckley Motorsports Park, Beckley, WV - $10,000
July 2nd - Portsmouth Raceway Park, Portsmouth, OH - $10,000
July 3rd - Muskingum County Speedway, Zanesville, OH - $10,000
July 8th & 9th Magnolia Motor Speedway, Columbus, MS - $20,000
July 10th - Rome Speedway, Rome, GA - $10,000
July 15th - Tri City Speedway, Granite City, IL - $10,000
July 16th - Lucas Oil Speedway, Wheatland, MO - $10,000
July 26th - Fonda Speedway, Fonda, NY - $10,000
July 28th- Utica Rome Speedway, Vernon, NY - $10,000
July 30th - Hagerstown Speedway, Hagerstown, MD - $10,000
August 12th & 13th - Florence Speedway, Union, KY - $50,000
August 19th & 20th - Batesville Speedway, Batesville, AR - $40,000
August 25th - Volunteer Speedway, Bulls Gap, TN - $10,000
August 26th - Lawrenceburg Speedway, Lawrenceburg, IN - $10,000
August 27th - Bluegrass Speedway, Bardstown, KY - $10,000
September 2nd & 3rd - Portsmouth Raceway Park, Portsmouth, OH - $20,000
September 4th - West Virginia Motor Speedway, Mineral Wells, WV - $43,000
September 16th - Winchester Speedway, Winchester, VA - $10,000
September 17th - Virginia Motor Speedway, Jamiaca, VA - $15,000
September 23rd & 24th - Brownstown Speedway, Brownstown, IN - $20,000
October 7th & 8th - Dixie Speedway, Woodstock, GA - $20,000