Story By: LUCAS OIL LATE MODEL DIRT SERIES – BATAVIA, OH – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are set to visit two traditional venues this Labor Day weekend for a pair of historic events.
The action kicks off on Saturday, September 3rd when the tour returns to Portsmouth Raceway Park for the Pepsi River Days Rumble presented by Huntington Drum Company. The event features a complete show of: Dirt Draft Hot Laps, Allstar Performance Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $15,000-to-win main event. Saturday’s racing action at Portsmouth Raceway Park will also include full programs for the Modified and Sport Modified divisions.
The pit gate will open at 2:00 PM ET with the general admission gate opening at 4:00 PM ET. Hot Laps will begin at 7:00 PM ET with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
On Sunday, September 4th the nation’s elite dirt late model teams return to Tyler County Speedway for the 54th Hillbilly Hundred presented by Arizona Sport Shirts. America’s oldest running dirt late model crown jewel event includes a complete program of: Dirt Draft Hot Laps, Allstar Performance Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 100-lap, $30,000-to-win main event. The Ohio Valley Legend Car Series, RUSH Dirt Late Model Series, and SCDRA 4-Cylinders will also be in competition on Sunday, September 4th at Tyler County Speedway.
The pit gate will close at 1:30 PM ET and reopen at 2:00 PM ET, the general admission gates will also open at 2:00 PM with on track racing action beginning at 6:00 PM ET with Hot Laps for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
Tim McCreadie leads the Lucas Oil Championship Standings by 195 points over Brandon Sheppard. Ricky Thornton Jr. is third, followed by Hudson O’Neal. Following his recent triumph at Port Royal Speedway, Earl Pearson Jr. is now fifth. Garrett Alberson tops the O’Reilly Auto Parts Rookie of the Year chase.