BATAVIA, Ohio — The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will embark on its 20th season of competition as the premier tour for dirt late models.
The 2024 season will bring the elite teams of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series together for 63 events at 28 unique venues across 16 different states. The schedule is highlighted by 21 events that will pay a minimum of $20,000 to the winner.
Of those, are 12 crown jewel events that boast a $50,000 or more top prize.
The campaign will launch with a record 15 events during the Georgia-Florida Speedweeks, including a return to Golden Isles Speedway for a $10,000-to-win event on Feb. 23 and a $20,000-to-win on Feb. 24. The $100,000-to-win 44th Annual Dirt Track World Championship returns to Eldora Speedway, set for Oct. 18-19, to cap off the year.
Two tracks make first-time appearances on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series slate. Nebraska’s Eagle Raceway will host the tour on Monday, July 15, before the action shifts to Shelby County Speedway in Harlan, Iowa, on Tuesday, July 16.
Numerous events on the tour, including the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial, 32nd Annual Show-Me 100, 18th Annual CMH Diamond Nationals, 14th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals, 42nd Annual North/South 100, 45th Annual Jackson 100 and the 36th Annual Pittsburgher will see sizeable purse increases in 2024.
During the tour’s 20-year history, Brownstown Speedway, East Bay Raceway Park, Florence Speedway, Muskingum County Speedway and Tri-City Speedway have become staples on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series calendar.
Each have appeared on the tour schedule annually since 2005.
2024 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Schedule