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October 27, 2021

It's down to the wire for Lucas Oil Speedway Most Popular Driver voting, Championship Banquet reservation deadline

Fan voting concludes at midnight Thursday for Lucas Oil Speedway's Most Popular Driver award. The winner will be unveiled at the Championship Banquet and Awards Presentation, set for Nov. 13 at Margaritaville Lake Resort in Osage Beach.
WHEATLAND, MO. (Oct. 27, 2021) - The finish line is nearing for fans to vote online for Lucas Oil Speedway's 2021 Most Popular Driver driver award and to make reservations for the Championship Banquet and Awards Presentation.
Voting for the Most Popular Driver closes at midnight on Thursday. The winner will be announced at the banquet on Nov. 13 at Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks in Osage Beach.
Those interested in attending the banquet have until the close of the business day on Thursday to contact Lucas Oil Speedway Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at Tickets are $40 apiece.
The banquet will recognize the top 10 in each of the four Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series divisions along with the Most Popular Driver Award, Best Appearing Race Car and the grand finale, naming of the fifth recipient of the Forrest Lucas Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the sport on and off the track.
"The banquet is always a great time and we want to remind everyone that the fans are invited," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton said. "It's a great way to see and visit with the drivers up close and personal as we recognize them for a terrific 2021 season."
Doors to the banquet will open at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour from 6-7 p.m. Invocation is set for 7 with dinner and awards to follow.
The Most Popular Driver award is selected through online fan voting at, which is limited to one vote per valid email address.
For those interested in staying the night, they can call Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks by Nov. 1 at (573) 348-3131 and ask for the special Lucas Oil Speedway group rate of $129 per room.
Top 10 points for 2021 Lucas Oil Speedway season
ULMA Late Models
1, Cole Henson, Russellville. 2, Johnny Fennewald, Appleton City. 3, Tucker Cox, Jefferson City. 4, Larry Ferris, Nevada. 5, Dalton Imhoff, Jamestown. 6, Todd McCoin, Barnett. 7, Larry Jones, El Dorado Springs. 8, Matt Becker, Rich Fountain. 9, Chad Richwine, Raymore. 10, JC Morton, Springfield.
Cedar Creek Beef Jerky USRA Modifieds
1, Dillon McCowan, Urbana. 2, Jason Pursley, Hermitage. 3, Ryan Middaugh, Fulton. 4, Paden Phillips, Chanute, Kansas. 5, Chase Jones, El Dorado Springs. 6, Tracy Wolf, Buffalo. 7, Kyle Thompson, Joplin. 8, Chase Domer, Nevada. 9, Lucas Dobbs, El Dorado Springs. 10, Donny Fellers, Wheatland.
Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods
1, Kris Jackson, Lebanon. 2, JC Morton, Springfield. 3, Andy Bryant, Fort Scott, Kansas. 4, JC Newell, Buffalo. 5, Dayton Pursley, Hermitage. 6, Shawn Whitman, Fair Grove. 7, Jerry Ellis, Richland. 8, Quentin Taylor, Wheatland. 9, Eric Turner, Hermitage. 10, Wesley Briggs, Lebanon.
O’Reilly Auto Parts USRA Stock Cars
1, David Hendrix, Waynesville. 2, Robert White, Lebanon. 3, Darren Phillips. 4, Christopher Sawyer, Buffalo. 5, Craig Wright, Arma, Kansas. 6, Ed Griggs, Pleasant Hill. 7, Scott Johnson, Nevada. 8, Burl Woods, Republic. 9, Derek Brown, Stoutland. 10, Doug Keller, Easton.
For ticket information for any future event at Lucas Oil Speedway, contact admissions director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or via email at Fans also can use the online ticketing system.
Danny Lorton
Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager
Office: (417) 282-5984 
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About Lucas Oil Speedway 
Lucas Oil Speedway is considered by fans, drivers and industry insiders to be one of the top five racing facilities in the nation. Located in Wheatland, Missouri, approximately an hour from Springfield, Missouri, and just an hour and a half from the Kansas City metro area, the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" lives up to its title.
Twenty-One VIP Luxury Suites, HD Jumbo-Tron Screen, Stadium Style Musco Sports Lighting, a Bose Sound System, Go-Kart Slick Track, The Diamond Bar, Track Treasures Gift Shop, the best track food in the country and paved pits are a few of the spectacular amenities setting the Diamond of Dirt apart. This year marks the ninth season for the Liquid Quarter Mile Drag Racing Lake, "Lake Lucas." New for 2017 was all-purpose built Off Road facility featuring the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series as well as a host of other regional events.
Lucas Oil Speedway's dirt oval track plays host to some of the largest and most-popular events in the Midwest with national and regional touring series appearing frequently including: The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, POWRi Midget National Series, Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League, United States Modified Touring Series, ASCS Sprint Cars and the Lucas Oil MLRA. 
In addition to the special events, the Lucas Oil Speedway Weekly Racing Series features the ULMA Late Models, USRA Modifieds, USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods.
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