WAYCROSS, GA (February 8, 2013) – Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are pleased to announce that the series will offer racers over 3.3 million dollars in cash and contingencies awards in 2013. The amount is a new record for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series exceeding last years record. Since its inception in 2005, the series maintains its place as the premier national touring dirt late model series in the country. The 2013 schedule includes a series record 47 events in 21 different states at some of the top racing facilities in the country.
Drivers that compete on the series in 2013 will be racing for more than 2.6 million in purse monies alone. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will pay out over $300,000 in cash and product awards to the top ten drivers in the national championship point’s standings at the year- end awards banquet The 2013 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion will receive over $75,000 in cash and product awards. The series will also pay out over $20,000 in cash and product awards to the drivers that finish 1st and 2nd in the JRI Shocks Rookie of the Year presented by Dunn-Benson Ford.
The series will sanction ten (10) events paying $20,000 to win or more in 2013. They include: Bad Boy 98 at Batesville Motor Speedway-$20,000 to win, May 17-18th; the Lucas Oil Show-Me 10 presented by Protect the Harvest at Lucas Oil Speedway-$30,000 to win, May 24-25thth; the Clash at the Mag at Magnolia Motor Speedway-$20,000 to win, Jun 14-15th; the Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80 Speedway-$27,000 to win, Jul 19-20th; the Sunoco North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil at Florence Speedway-$50,00 to win, Aug 9-10th ; the COMP Cams Topless 100 at Batesville Motor Speedway-$40,000 to win, Aug 16-17th; Hillbilly Hundred-$25,000 to win, Sept 1st; the Jackson 100 at Brownstown Speedway-$20,000 to win, Sept 20-21st ; the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Speedway-$40,000 to win, Sept 25-28th; and the season finale, the RED BUCK Dirt Track World Championship presented by Borrowed Blue -$50,000 to win, Oct. 18-19th.