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Fast facts: 21st annual Show-Me 100

May 21, 2013, 4:19 pm
From series reports

The 21st annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by Protect the Harvest.com

(Show-Me coverage index)

Dates: May 24-26 ($5,000-to-win MLRA event Thursday; time trials and heat races Friday; consolations and main event Saturday).

Track: Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. (semi-banked 3/8-mile oval).

Purse: $30,000-to-win, $1,500-to-start

Tickets: Adult general admission is $20 (Thursday and Friday) and $25 (Saturday); see below for discounts for seniors and children and more information.

On the web: lucasoilspeedway.com and lucasdirt.com

Track phone: (417) 282-5984

Last year’s winner: Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., who is gunning for his third straight Show-Me 100 victory.

TV: The event will appear later on CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, SPEED, and MavTV, a total of eight air showings.

Notes: The Thursday night program is new to the Show-Me 100 weekend with Lucas Oil’s sister series, Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association, hosting a $5,000-to-win, $500-to-start event. ... The main event has also gotten a $10,000 purse upgrade with at least $1,500 to every starter, up from $1,200 in recent seasons. ... Another addition is a non-qualifiers’ event, the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge. It pays $2,000-to-win and $250-to-start for the 24-car field. ... The winner of the non-qualifiers’ race can pass on the $2,000 and elect to start on the tail for the 100-lapper. ... The Red Buck Fast Time award presented by Fast Shafts pays $500 to the overall fast qualifier. ... The event has has nine different winners, six of them winning more than once. ... Two-time Lucas Oil champion Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., has five victories, most recently in 2008 when the event was still at West Plains (Mo.) Motor Speedway. ... The race moved to Wheatland from West Plains in 2010. ... Bloomquist is the only driver to start all previous 20 events. ... Wendell Wallace (19) is second on that list followed by Billy Moyer (16) and Terry Phillips (14). ... Activities at the track include the Miss Show-Me 100 Pageant, cornhole Tournament, activities on the Lake Lucas, children’s activities, the Diamond Bar, free live concerts and more. ... The Crawford Supply Race of Champions presented By Traeger Grills pays $1,000-to-win and $100-to-start (past winners invited: Billy Moyer, Terry Phillips, Scott Bloomquist, Freddy Smith, Jimmy Owens, Rick Aukland, Ray Cook, Wendell Wallace, and Brian Birkhofer). ... The LucasOilGear.com Chassis Manufacturers Dash pays $500-to-win and $100-to-start (the fest driver in time trials for each chassis brand is eligible). ... USRA modifieds will also be in action each night.

Show-Me 100 winners

Year: Winner, hometown
1993: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
1994: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
1995: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
1996: Billy Moyer, Batesville, Ark.
1997: Rick Aukland, Fargo, N.D.
1998: Freddy Smith, Knoxville, Tenn.
1999: Terry Phillips, Springfield, Mo.
2000: Ray Cook, Murphy, N.C.
2001: Freddy Smith, Knoxville, Tenn.
2002: Wendell Wallace, Batesville, Ark.
2003: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
2004: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
2005: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
2006: Wendell Wallace, Batesville, Ark.
2007: Wendell Wallace, Batesville, Ark.
2008: Scott Bloomquist, Mooresburg, Tenn.
2009: Brian Birkhofer, Muscatine, Iowa
2010: Ray Cook, Brasstown, N.C.
2011: Jimmy Owens, Newport, Tenn.
2012: Jimmy Owens, Newport, Tenn.

(Complete series history)

Weekend purses

Thursday feature
(Lucas Oil Midwest LateModel Racing Association)
1. $5,000
2. $3,000
3. $1,500
4. $1,200
5. $1,000
6. $900
7. $850
8. $800
9. $750
10. $700
11. $650
12. $600
13. $575
14. $550
15. $525
16. $500
17. $500
18. $500
19. $500
20. $500
21. $500
22. $500
23. $500
24. $500
25. $500
26. $500

($100 to every driver starting a consolation race)

Saturday feature
1. $30,000
2. $10,000
3. $6,000
4. $4,000
5. $3,000
6. $2,500
7. $2,400
8. $2,300
9. $2,200
10. $2,100
11. $2,000
12. $1,975
13. $1,950
14. $1,925
15. $1,900
16. $1,875
17. $1,850
18. $1,825
19. $1,800
20. $1,750
21. $1,700
22. $1,650
23. $1,600
24. $1,550
25. $1,500
26. $1,500
27. $1,500
28. $1,500
29. $1,500

($250 to every driver starting a consolation race or the non-qualifiers’ race)

Non-qualifiers race
1. $2,000
2. $1,000
3. $750
4. $600
5. $500
6. $475
7. $450
8. $425
9. $400
10. $375
11. $350
12. $325
13. $300
14. $275
15. $250
16. $250
17. $250
18. $250
19. $250
20. $250
21. $250
22. $250
23. $250

24. $250

Event schedule

Thursday
1:30 p.m. Pits closed and cleared
2 p.m.: Pits Reopen
4:30 p.m.: Grandstands closed and cleared
5 p.m. Grandstands reopen
2-5:30 p.m. Tech inspection
6 p.m. Drivers’ meeting
6:45 p.m. Hot laps
7:30 p.m. Invocation and national anthem
7:35 p.m. Racing begins
Friday
1:30 p.m.: Pits closed and cleared
2 p.m.: Pits Reopen
4:30 p.m.: Grandstands closed and cleared
5 p.m.: Grandstands Reopen
2-5:30 p.m.: Tech inspection
6 p.m.: Drivers’ meeting
7 p.m.: Hot laps
7:30 p.m.: Invocation and national anthem
7:35 p.m.: Racing begins
Saturday
3:30 p.m.: Pits and grandstands closed and cleared
4 p.m.: All gates reopen
4:15 p.m.: Dirt Racing Outreach service in dining room
5-5:45 p.m.: Autograph Session on midway
6 p.m.: Drivers’ meeting
7 p.m.: Hot laps
7:30 p.m.: Opening ceremonies featuring the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard

7:45 p.m.: Racing begins

Tickets

Thursday
(No reserved seats)
Adults (16-and-up): $20
Seniors (62-and-up): $15
Youth (age 6 to 15): $10
Kids (age 5-and-under): Free
Family pass: $40
Pit pass: $35
Three-day pit pass: $100
Friday
Adults (16-and-up): $20
Seniors (62-and-up): $15
Youth (age 6 to 15): $10
Kids (age 5-and-under): Free
Family pass: $40
Two-day reserved seat: $55
Pit pass: $35
Saturday
Adults (16-and-up): $25
Seniors (62-and-up): $20
Youth (age 6 to 15): $10
Kids (age 5-and-under): Free
Family pass: $50
Two-day reserved seat: $55

Pit pass: $35

Camping

Reserved with electric and water ($100; limited availability)
Reserved dry spots ($50; limited availability)
Dry spots (free)
 
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