Story By: LUCAS OIL LATE MODEL DIRT SERIES – BATAVIA, OH – With last minute schedule changes – due to COVID-19, Florence Speedway graciously took on two, $12,000-to-win events this weekend. Limited grandstand tickets are available for both events, to allow for social distancing. Tickets went on sale Monday for both events (pit tickets to be purchased on-site).
On both Friday and Saturday, the pit gate will open at 4:00 pm, with the main and back gates opening at 6:00 pm. Hot laps will begin at 7:00 pm, with racing action at 8:00 pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions in this area, there are special instructions on Will Call ticket pickup, marking of seats, areas that ticket holders will be allowed, etc. All details can be found at their website: www.florencespeedway.com.
Friday, July 10th, Florence Speedway will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with a $1,000 to win Modified A-Main event. On Saturday, July 11th, the G&G Express Sport Mods will be racing for $600-to-win – to accompany the Lucas Oil Late Models.
Both nights will include a complete program of: Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event.
Jimmy Owens leads the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series championship standings and goes into the weekend with five feature wins out of the last six series events. Jonathan Davenport is second, followed closely by Tyler Erb, Tim McCreadie and Devin Moran – to round out the top five in championship standings.