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Batavia, OH (March 1, 2021) - Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are proud to announce that Brandon Ford, World's Largest Volume Ford Dealer, is the new sponsor of the TV Race Challenge.

The Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge will award points to drivers at the 33 televised events broadcasted on Network TV within the series schedule. The winner of the Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge points category will receive a $10,000 bonus, while second and third will receive $3,000 and $2,000 respectively at the year-end awards banquet.

The talent of the nation's top dirt late model drivers will be put on display along the way, not only at each facility during the live streams, but also during the 33 broadcasted events on the MAVTV Motorsports Network, 15 events on CBS Sports Network, 5 events on CBS, and 13 events on NBC Sports Network.

"Having Brandon Ford sponsor this category adds to the excitement of our TV package in 2021. The drivers always want to perform at their best when the TV cameras are on, but also have added cash incentives to compete for during TV races. We want to thank Wayne Hammond and everyone at Brandon Ford for all their support of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series," stated Wayne Castleberry, Corporate Motorsports Sales and Marketing for Lucas Oil Products.

After nine TV events completed during Speedweeks, Brandon Overton leads Hudson O'Neal, Devin Moran, Brandon Sheppard and Kyle Bronson in the Brandon Ford TV Points category.

Brandon Ford, located in Tampa, FL, has won Ford's prestigious President's Award 17 years in a row, saluting the top-performing Ford and Lincoln dealerships that pursue excellence in the highest levels of customer satisfaction in both sales and service. Brandon Ford has one of the largest inventories of new and pre-owned vehicles in the nation.

Brandon Ford is centrally located just minutes away from the Crosstown, I-75 and I-4. They are located at the corners of State Roads 301 and 60, with entrances at both sides. Their hours are posted on their website for your convenience, as well as contact phone numbers for each of their departments.

To learn more about Brandon Ford or if you are interested in purchasing a vehicle, visit: www.brandonford.com.

Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge Points (as of 2/2/21)

Pos
Car #
Competitor
Hometown
Points
1
76
Brandon Overton
Evans, GA
1825
2
71
Hudson O'Neal
Martinsville, IN
1715
3
9
Devin Moran
Dresden, OH
1685
4
1s
Brandon Sheppard
New Berlin, IL
1645
5
40B
Kyle Bronson
Brandon, FL
1580
6
39
Tim McCreadie
Watertown, NY
1575
7
81E
Tanner English
Benton, KY
1550
8
1T
Tyler Erb
New Waverly, TX
1540
9
14
Josh Richards
Shinnston, WV
1525
10
157
Mike Marlar
Winfield, TN
1505
11
3s
Brian Shirley
Chatham, IL
1475
12
49
Jonathan Davenport
Blairsville, GA
1430
13
20
Jimmy Owens
Newport, TN
1410
14
1
Earl Pearson Jr
Jacksonville, FL
1385
15
25
Shane Clanton
Zebulon, GA
1325
16
20RT
Ricky Thornton Jr
Adel, IA
1295
17
21
Billy Moyer Jr
Batesville, AR
1295
18
99JR
Frank Heckenast Jr
Frankfort, IL
1245
19
16
Tyler Bruening
Decorah, IA
1110
20
385
Mark Whitener
Middleburg, FL
1030

2021 Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge Events

Date
Track
Event
Location
To Win
Laps
23-Jan
All-Tech Raceway
General Tire Winter Nationals Presented By LINE-X
Lake City, FL
$15,000
50
25-Jan
East Bay Raceway Park
45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil
Tampa, FL
$5,000
30
26-Jan
East Bay Raceway Park
45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil
Tampa, FL
$5,000
30
27-Jan
East Bay Raceway Park
45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil
Tampa, FL
$7,000
40
28-Jan
East Bay Raceway Park
45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil
Tampa, FL
$7,000
40
29-Jan
East Bay Raceway Park
45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil
Tampa, FL
$12,000
50
30-Jan
East Bay Raceway Park
45th Annual Wrisco Winternationals Presented By Lucas Oil
Tampa, FL
$15,000
50
1-Feb
Bubba Raceway Park
K&N Filters Winter Nationals Presented By OPTIMA Batteries
Ocala, FL
$10,000
40
2-Feb
Bubba Raceway Park
K&N Filters Winter Nationals Presented By OPTIMA Batteries
Ocala, FL
$10,000
40
23-Apr
Tri-City Speedway
Bullet Race Engines 50
Granite City, IL
$12,000
50
24-Apr
Macon Speedway
Macon, IL
$15,000
100
27-May
Lucas Oil Speedway
8th Annual Cowboy Classic
Wheatland, MO
$6,000
45
28-May
Lucas Oil Speedway
The Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson
Wheatland, MO
$6,000
40
29-May
Lucas Oil Speedway
29th Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100
Wheatland, MO
$30,000
100
17-Jun
Magnolia Motor Speedway
Clash at the Mag presented by Big River Steel
Columbus, MS
$5,000
25
18-Jun
Magnolia Motor Speedway
Clash at the Mag presented by Big River Steel
Columbus, MS
$5,000
25
19-Jun
Magnolia Motor Speedway
Clash at the Mag presented by Big River Steel
Columbus, MS
$15,000
60
16-Jul
Tri-City Speedway
NAPA Know How 50
Granite City, IL
$12,000
50
17-Jul
Lucas Oil Speedway
15th Annual Diamond Nationals
Wheatland, MO
$15,000
50
22-Jul
I-80 Speedway
Dirt Track Bank Go 50
Greenwood, NE
$12,000
50
24-Jul
I-80 Speedway
Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals
Greenwood, NE
$53,000
80
12-Aug
Florence Speedway
Sunoco North/South Shootout
Union, KY
$10,000
50
14-Aug
Florence Speedway
39th Annual Sunoco North/South 100
Union, KY
$50,000
100
19-Aug
Batesville Motor Speedway
29th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions
Batesville, AR
$5,000
30
20-Aug
Batesville Motor Speedway
29th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions
Batesville, AR
$5,000
30
21-Aug
Batesville Motor Speedway
29th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions
Batesville, AR
$40,000
100
26-Aug
Port Royal Speedway
The Rumble by the River #1
Port Royal, PA
$10,000
30
27-Aug
Port Royal Speedway
The Rumble by the River #2
Port Royal, PA
$12,000
40
28-Aug
Port Royal Speedway
The Rumble by the River #3
Port Royal, PA
$30,000
50
16-Sep
Knoxville Raceway
Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals
Knoxville, IA
$7,000
25
17-Sep
Knoxville Raceway
Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals
Knoxville, IA
$7,000
25
18-Sep
Knoxville Raceway
Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals
Knoxville, IA
$40,000
100
16-Oct
Portsmouth Raceway Park
41st Annual Dirt Track World Championship
Portsmouth, OH
$100,000
100

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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 2021, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will sanction 59 events across 18 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 filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events will broadcast on four networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the 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.
2021 Official Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Marketing Partners

2021 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Partners Include:
Advanced Powder Coating, Allstar Performance, Arizona Sport Shirts, Automotive Racing Products, Big River Steel, Bilstein, Black Diamond Chassis, Boyd Bilt Fabrication, Brandon Ford, Brodix, Capital Race Cars, Cornett Racing Engines, CP Carrillo Pistons, DirtonDirt.com, Dirty Girl Racewear, Dixie Chopper, E3 Spark Plugs, Earnhardt Technologies Group, Eibach Springs, Fast Shafts, General Tire, Heath Lawson Photography, Holmatro, Hoosier Tire, Hot Rod Processing, Keyser Manufacturing, K&N Engineering, LINE-X, Longhorn Chassis, Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV Motorsports Network, Mega Plumbing of the Carolinas, Midwest Sheet Metal, Miller Welders, MSD Performance, MyRacePass, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Öhlins Shocks, OPTIMA Batteries, Outerwears, Penske Racing Shocks, Performance Bodies, Pro Power Racing Engines, ProtectTheHarvest.com, Rocket Chassis, Rugged Radios, Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, Slicker Graphics, Sunoco Race Fuels, Super Clean, Swift Springs, Summit Racing Equipment, Thermo-Tec Automotive Products, UNOH - University of Northwestern Ohio, Vic Hill Race Engines, Whelen Engineering Company Inc, Wrisco Aluminum, 5150 Race Trailers