Story By: JEREMY SHIELDS / LUCAS OIL LATE MODEL DIRT SERIES – BATAVIA, OH – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series have Georgia on their minds. The tour returns to the Peach State this weekend for two back-to-back events at Dixie Speedway on Saturday and Rome International Speedway on Sunday.
Dixie Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked, clay oval, located in Woodstock, Ga. The Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout on Saturday, October 12th will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
Recognized as the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile Oval,” Rome International Speedway is located in Northwest Georgia at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains – just a short drive from Dixie Speedway. On Sunday night, October 13th the Lucas Oil Rome Showdown will include: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event.
In addition to the pulse-pounding action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, the competition at both venues each night will include: Econo Bombers, Sportsman, Crates, Steel Head/525, and Stinger cars.
For tickets and more information on both events, visit: www.dixiespeedway.com or call (770) 926-5315.
Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga. leads the current Lucas Oil Championship Point Standings over Tim McCreadie. Josh Richards, Tyler Erb, and Jimmy Owens complete the top-five. With only three events remaining on the 2019 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series campaign, this upcoming weekend’s events will be crucial in the current points battle.