Story By: LUCAS OIL LATE MODEL DIRT SERIES – BATAVIA, OH – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will make their first, and only, appearance in the state of Alabama this weekend.
The nation’s top dirt late model drivers will converge at Talladega Short Track, better known as “The Hornets’ Nest,” for a single-day, $15,000-to-win event on Saturday, October 8th. A full program is on deck for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, which includes Dirt Draft Hot Laps, Allstar Performance Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap main event.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will be joined by the Crate Racing USA Late Model Sportsman, Crate Racing USA Modifieds, Factory Stocks, and Hot Shots.
All gates on Saturday, October 8th will open at 2:00 PM CST. A driver autograph session is scheduled from 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM CST – with on track action beginning at 6:15 PM CST.
Tim McCreadie maintains his lead in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship standings with just two events remaining this season. Brandon Sheppard remains second at a 160-point deficit, followed by Ricky Thornton Jr., Hudson O’Neal, and Earl Pearson Jr. Garrett Alberson leads the O’Reilly Auto Parts Rookie of the Year battle.