Story By: LUCAS OIL LATE MODEL DIRT SERIES – BATAVIA, OH – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series kicks off the 2022 season with the Super Clean Super Bowl of Racing Presented by eBay Motors.
Three single day shows will be contested at Golden Isles Speedway in Waynesville, GA on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday January 27th, 28th, and 29th with an open practice on Wednesday, January 26th.
DFThe series looks forward to a return visit to Golden Isles Speedway after a lapse in 2021, and under the new ownership of Kyle Bronson and Amber Lloyd.
Several of the nation’s top teams will venture to Golden Isles Speedway on Wednesday, January 26th for an open practice from 6-9PM ET. Thursday-Saturday, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series teams will have Hot Laps, Allstar Performance Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Main(s), and A-Main event.
Thursday’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series main event will be 40 laps paying $10,000-to-win, Friday’s 50-lap A-Main event will pay $12,000-to-win, and Saturday’s $15,000-to-win finale will also be 50 laps. Additionally, the 602 and 604 Late Models will have a complete program each night. There will be a 5:00PM ET driver’s meeting with hot laps beginning at 5:30PM ET on Thursday and Friday. Saturday’s start time will be one hour earlier with a 4:00PM ET driver’s meeting and 5:30PM ET hot laps.
The recently announced Ag Protect 1 Speedweeks bonus will also start on Thursday January 27th at Golden Isles Speedway. Any driver competing in all 14 scheduled Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series GA/FL Speedweeks events will be eligible for the Ag Protect 1 bonus. Any one driver winning a minimum of eight (8) races during the January 27th – February 12th events will receive a $20,000 cash bonus. If a driver wins ten (10) of the 14 events, that driver will receive a $100,000 bonus, and if a driver wins all fourteen (14) speedweeks events, they will receive a $200,000 bonus.
Wrisco Industries will also offer additional cash awards to the top eight (8) drivers based on points earned at the fourteen (14) GA/FL Speedweeks events. Drivers must attempt to compete in all fourteen (14) events to be eligible for the Wrisco Winternationals points fund awards.
On Thursday and Friday, pit gates will close at 1:30PM and re-open at 2:00PM with the general admission gate closing and reopening at 3:00PM. On Saturday pit gates will close at 12:30PM and re-open at 1:00PM with the general admission gate closing and reopening at 2:00PM. Saturday’s program kicks off with a Dirt Racing Outreach Service at 2:30 PM ET in the main grandstands towards turn one.
Thursday’s January 27th season opener at GIS will be broadcasted LIVE on the MAVTV Motorsports Network. With over 220 providers across cable, satellite, telco and digital broadcast platforms, the MAVTV Network is now available to more viewers than ever before.