The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series invades Magnolia Motor Speedway
BATAVIA, OH (June 11th, 2018) – A band of the nation’s top dirt late model drivers will soon converge at Magnolia Motor Speedway for the annual Country Pleasin’ “Clash at the Mag.” This blockbuster weekend, held June 14th-16th, will see the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with a talented group of local and regional standouts, in pursuit of a $20,000 top prize.
June 14: The activities will get underway on Thursday, June 14th, with an open practice session for all divisions from 7:00pm thru 10:00pm.
June 15: The action on Friday, June 15th includes: Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. In addition, the Crate Late Model, Late Model Sportsman, Street Stock, and Factory Stock divisions will be in competition on Friday night.
June 16: On Saturday night, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will take center stage, featuring B-Mains and the 100-lap, “Clash at the Mag” main event. The Crate Late Model, Late Model Sportsman, Street Stock, and Factory Stock divisions will cap off the weekend action.
Mike Marlar dominated the 2017 edition of the “Clash at the Mag,” setting Miller Welders overall fast time, winning his heat race, and leading the entire distance in the main event. Dennis Erb Jr. finished a close second, after a late-race restart bunched the field up for a final charge to the end. Brandon Overton, Darrell Lanigan, and Kyle Bronson rounded out the top five.
The award-winning, Lucas Oil Production Studios will be on hand to tape all the action for broadcast on NBC Sports and MAVTV Motorsports Network, at a later date. Lucas Oil Racing TV will offer a LIVE Broadcast of Saturday night’s events, providing multi-camera coverage of all the racing action as it happens LIVE, including driver interviews, instant replays and more! To learn more, visit: www.lucasoilracing.tv.
To find additional information, visit: www.magnoliadirt.com.
Phone Number: 662-240-3478
Track Promoter: Johnny Stokes
Location: 495 Hwy 45 South, Columbus, MS 39701
Directions: 5 miles west of Columbus on US 82, then 0.4 miles south on US 45, then east on SR 182
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier 1350
Right Rear – Hoosier 03, LM40
*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 3 new tires.
*Cutting and/or siping of any tire IS allowed.
“Clash at the Mag Event” Purse: 1. $20,000, 2. $10,000, 3. $6,000, 4. $4,000, 5. $3,500, 6. $2,500, 7. $2,100, 8. $2,000, 9. $1,800, 10. $1,750, 11. $1,650, 12. $1,600, 13. $1,550 14. $1,500, 15. $1,450, 16. $1,400, 17. $1,350, 18. $1,300, 19. $1,250, 20. $1,200, 21. $1,200, 22. $1,200, 23. $1,200, 24. $1,200
About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nation’s premier dirt late model sanctioning organization. In 2018, the LOLMDS will sanction 60 events in 22 states. The series is owned by the parent company Lucas Oil Products Inc. and receives national exposure through a TV package filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios. LOLMDS events will be broadcast on four TV Networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the MAVTV Motorsports Network. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.LucasDirt.com.
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