Big Cash Big Names Big Fun At The 18th Annual DART Show Me 100

By Auto News Log • May 25th, 2010

The 18th Annual DART Show-Me 100 Presented by Lucas Oil Products is right around the corner and reserved tickets are going fast! This year’s DART Show-Me 100 Weekend will once again feature the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and for the first time ever, will take place at Lucas Oil Speedway located in Wheatland, Missouri. Shaping up to be the premier event of the season for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, this is a must see event for all racing fans!!

Going down at the “Diamond in the Dirt”, the Lucas Oil Speedway will host all the excitement and festivities one can handle. Beginning on Friday May 28 with the COMP Cams Past Champions Race presented by Quarter Master followed up by a BBQ Dinner for the drivers and crews. The dinner is FREE to everyone with a pit pass, grandstand spectators are welcome to join for $10.00.

The DART Show-Me 100 is noted to be one of the biggest dirt races of the year that features a purse approaching $90,000. With $30,000 to the winner, all the top drivers will be sliding sideways for their chance at the cash. Look for the who’s who of dirt racing to be in attendance. The DART Show-Me 100 will air a 2 hour SPEED Special on 06/19/2010 at 3pm ET.

In addition to all the excitement on the track, the off the track activities will not disappoint, with the whole family enjoying nonstop action all throughout the weekend. Scheduled appearances and displays include the U.S. Air Force Viper Tour, the AAA NASCAR Show Car Tour featuring Sam Hornish Jr.’s Sprint Cup Car, racing simulators, vendor displays, driver autograph sessions and it all ends with the Fireworks Show on Saturday night. A Show-Me 100 Race would not be complete without “Gus the Mule” who will be hanging out with fans all weekend. To “top it off”, Helicopter rides will be available on Friday and Saturday for guest who wish to get a scenic view high in the sky above Wheatland Missouri.

The fabulous facility of Lucas Oil Speedway features world class amenities and 21 luxury suites that accommodate 12-50 guests complete with catering, leather appointed furniture and outdoor box seating. Race fans will snack on a diverse menu at the state-of-the-art concession stand and are able to purchase souvenirs at the “Track Treasures Gift Shop”. For the young at heart, Lucas Oil Speedway has installed a go-kart slick track open to all ages. A playground is open for the kids to take a break from the races. For adults ready to break loose, the full service “Diamond Bar” is open before, during, and after every event. Forest Lucas and celebrity drivers have been known to bar tend on occasion.

No mid-western race track is complete without a camp ground to enjoy the entire race weekend without the need to leave the premises. Lucas Oil Speedway offers a picturesque camping area complete with fishing, ATV trails and a new Shower and Bathroom facility built in 2009. All Dry camping is FREE for this event and includes the use of the shower and bathroom facilities. Dry Camping spots in designated areas will be on a first come first served basis.

Grandstand admission for Thursday night’s practice is FREE. For detailed information about this event and to reserve tickets visit the track website at Your Show-Me 100 ticket becomes your rain check and can be used a later date on the 2010 schedule.

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

Source: Lucas Oil




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