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BATAVIA, Ohio (May 22, 2023) - This year's Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by Missouri Division of Tourism is scheduled for May 25-27 at Lucas Oil Speedway. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) will come together for a three-day mega event that is a must attend for race fans.

This crown jewel event will pay a massive $50,000 to the winner on Saturday night, with a total purse of over $233,000 over the three days.

Thursday's program will feature a $6,000-to-win, $600-to-start event, honoring the late Allen "Cowboy" Chancellor, longtime MLRA Owner/Promoter. The 10th Annual "Cowboy Classic" will include a full program of: Dirt Draft Hot Laps, Allstar Performance Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 45-lap main event.

The action on Friday, May 26 will pay tribute to Don and Billie Gibson, former promoters of West Plains Motor Speedway and founders of the Show-Me 100. The activities will include a complete program of: Dirt Draft Hot Laps, Allstar Performance Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 40-lap, $6,000-to-win, $600-to-start main event.

Drivers will earn points in each of the two preliminary nights; those points combined will determine the line-ups for Saturday night's $50,000-to-win, $2,000-to-start finale.

The Cedar Creek Beef Jerky USRA Modifieds will be featured as the support class each night. Their activities on Thursday and Friday, May 26th-27th will feature a complete program of: Hot Laps, Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 20-lap, $750-to-win main event each night.

On Saturday night, consolation events for the Lucas Oil Late Models and the USRA Modifieds will be held, plus the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge. The Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 main event will follow the Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge on Saturday night. The USRA Modifieds will cap off the weekend action with their $1,500-to-win main event.

This year's event at Lucas Oil Speedway will include a pre-race concert sponsored by Nutrien Ag Solutions performed by Nashville recording artist singer/songwriter Lee Newton. Lee will also serve as the Grand Marshal of the event and perform on Saturday May 27th.
Pit gates open at 4:00PM CST and spectator gates at 5:00PM CST on Thursday and Friday, with Hot Laps at 6:30PM CST. On Saturday, pit gates open at 3:00PM CST, grandstands at 4:00PM CST with pre-race concert from 5:00-5:45PM CST, opening ceremonies at 6:00PM CST, and Hot Laps at 6:30PM CST.

In Wheatland, MO, a town with a population of under 400, lies an immaculate 3/8-mile oval. Lucas Oil Speedway is considered to be one of the nicest motorsports facilities in the country and named the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" for good reason. The Speedway amenities include twenty-one (21) VIP luxury suites, HD Jumbo-Tron screen, stadium style seating, Musco sports lighting, a Bose sound system, go-kart track for kids, The Diamond Bar, Track Treasures Gift Shop, huge vendor area and the best track food and concessions with a sit-down restaurant.

Lucas Oil Speedway is located at Highways 83 and 54 in Wheatland, Missouri. Click www.lucasoilspeedway.com for more information and detailed directions to the speedway or call the Track Hotline at (417) 282-5984.

Ricky Thornton Jr. will lead the charge in the Big River Steel Chase for the Championship presented by ARP to Lucas Oil Speedway. Thornton holds a 40-point advantage over Hudson O'Neal, with Brandon Overton just 90 points out of the top spot in third. Tim McCreadie and Devin Moran round on the top five in the current championship standings.

For the latest news, results, championship standings and more about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, please visit www.lucasdirt.com.

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Purses:
Thursday-Friday May 26th and 27th Event Purses: 1. $6,000, 2. $3,000, 3. $2,000, 4. $1,500, 5. $1,250, 6. $1,000, 7. $950, 8. $900, 9. $850, 10. $800, 11. $700, 12. $600, 13. $600, 14. $600, 15. $600, 16. $600, 17. $600, 18. $600, 19. $600, 20. $600, 21. $600, 22. $600, 23. $600, 24. $600. = $26,750

Saturday May 28th Midwest Sheet Metal Show-Me Challenge Non-Qualifiers Event Purse:
1. $2,500, 2. $1,250, 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. = $11,475

Saturday May 28th Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by Missouri Division of Tourism Purse:
1. $50,000, 2. $20,000, 3. $10,000, 4. $9,000, 5. $8,000, 6. $7,000, 7. $6,000, 8. $5,000, 9. $4,500, 10. $4,000, 11. $3,500, 12. $3,250, 13. $3,000, 14. $2,750, 15. $2,500, 16. $2,400, 17. $2,350,18. $2,325, 19. $2,300, 20. $2,250, 21. $2,200, 22. $2,150, 23. $2,100, 24. $2,050, 25. $2,000, 26. $2,000, 27. $2,000, 28. $2,000. = $168,625

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rules:
Thursday-Friday May 25 and 26 Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts - Hoosier (90) NLMT2, (90) LM20
Right Rear - Hoosier (92) NLMT3, (92) LM30s, (92) NLMT4, (92) LM40

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Mains
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 2 new tires.
*Can cut and/or sipe any tire.
*Flat tire must be replaced with a used tire of the same compound and construction to retain starting position.

Saturday May 27 Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by Missouri Division of Tourism Tire Rule:
Left Front - Hoosier (90) NLMT2, (90) LM20
Right Front/Left Rear - Hoosier (90) NLMT2, (90) LM20, (90) NLMT3, (90) LM30s
Right Rear - Hoosier (92) NLMT3, (92) LM30s, (92) NLMT4, (92) LM40

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for B-Mains and Non-Qualifiers Race.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 4 new tires.
*Can cut and/or sipe any tire.
*Flat tire must be replaced with a used tire of the same compound and construction to retain starting position.

Previous Show-Me 100 Winners:
2022 - Chris Ferguson
2021 - Hudson O'Neal
2020 - Payton Looney
2019 - Canceled
2018 - Scott Bloomquist
2017 - Bobby Pierce
2016 - Jimmy Owens
2015 - Jonathan Davenport
2014 - Don O'Neal
2013 - Jimmy Owens
2012 - Jimmy Owens
2011 - Jimmy Owens
2010 - Ray Cook
2009 - Brian Birkhofer
2008 - Scott Bloomquist
2007 - Wendell Wallace
2006 - Wendell Wallace
2005 - Scott Bloomquist
2004 - Scott Bloomquist
2003 - Scott Bloomquist
2002 - Wendell Wallace
2001 - Freddy Smith
2000 - Ray Cook
1999 - Terry Phillips
1998 - Freddy Smith
1997 - Rick Aukland
1996 - Billy Moyer
1995 - Scott Bloomquist
1994 - Billy Moyer
1993 - Billy Moyer

About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
´╗┐Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series showcases the talents of the top dirt late model drivers from across the country. In 2023, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will sanction 56 events across 16 states, including some of the biggest marquee events in the industry, providing dirt slinging, sideways, door-to-door racing action lap after lap.

The series receives national exposure through a television package streamed live via MAVTV on FloRacing, with select broadcasts on MAVTV Motorsports Network.

The in your face excitement of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is second to none in motorsports. For more information, including the latest news, tour schedule, driver information, and more, visit the official website at: www.LucasDirt.com.
2023 Official Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners

2023 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Partners Include:
Advanced Powder Coating, AP1 Insurance, Allstar Performance, Arizona Sport Shirts, ARMSLIST.com, Automotive Racing Products (ARP), Behrent's Performance Warehouse, Big River Steel, Bilstein Shocks, Black Diamond Chassis, Boyd Bilt Fabrication, Brandon Ford, Brodix, Capital Race Cars, Clements Racing Engines, Cornett Racing Engines, Deatherage Opticians, DirtCar Lift, Dirt Draft, Dixie Chopper, E3 Spark Plugs, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Etchberger Trucking, Fast Shafts, FLORacing, FOX Shocks, General Tire, Gorsuch Performance Solutions, Heartbeat Hot Sauce, Heath Lawson Photography, Holmatro, Hoosier Tire, Hot Rod Septic Treatment, Keyser Manufacturing, K&N Engineering, Kryptonite Race Cars, Longhorn Chassis, Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV Motorsports Network, MD3, Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welders, MSD, MyRacePass, Nutrien Ag Solutions, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Outerwears, Patriot RV, Penske Racing Shocks, Performance Bodies, Pro Power Racing Engines, ProtectTheHarvest.com, Rocket Chassis, Rugged Radios, Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, Slicker Graphics, Strange Oval, Sunoco Race Fuels, Super Clean, Swift Springs, Summit Racing Equipment, Terminal Maintenance and Construction, Thermo-Tec Automotive Products, Todd Steel Buildings, UNOH - University of Northwestern Ohio, Vic Hill Race Engines, Whelen Engineering Company Inc, Wieland Performance Products, Wilwood, Xceldyne, and 5150 Race Trailers