CORONA, Calif. – A crown jewel of dirt late model racing from the Diamond of Dirt Tracks will air live on MAVTV next weekend.
The 29th Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 presented by Protect the Harvest will feature live coverage of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in one of the most prestigious races of the year on Saturday, May 29 at 9 p.m. ET from Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo.
“We are proud of what our company has been able to build with Lucas Oil Speedway, and this race is the cornerstone of it all,” said Morgan Lucas, President of Lucas Oil Products. “We are expecting intense competition with some of the best racers in America with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in Wheatland. That’s why we wanted to showcase the Show-Me 100 to the fans with live coverage on MAVTV.”
Not only will some of the top drivers in America be competing in the Lucas Oil Show-Me 100, but the event traditionally hosts one of the largest car counts of the season in dirt late model racing.
The list of Show-Me 100 winners includes reigning Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series champion Jimmy Owens (a four-time winner), three-time series champions Scott Bloomquist (a six-time winner) and Jonathan Davenport (2015), and young stars such as Bobby Pierce (2017).
Due to forces of nature and the pandemic, the Show-Me 100 has not been run on its traditional Memorial Day weekend date for the last two years. The race was moved to July in 2020 and was won by home-state driver Peyton Looney.
The emotional victory marked only the second time in race history that a driver from the state of Missouri won the Show-Me 100.
“We believe this year’s event is going to have a special vibe to it,” said Dan Robinson, V.P. of Motorsports Operations for Lucas Oil. “Not only will the drivers be putting on a show on the track, but our staff at Lucas Oil Speedway have put together a great atmosphere for the fans with a couple of special things in store for those that attend.”
One of those special items will be a performance by Grammy Award-winning artist and former country music male vocalist of the year, Lee Greenwood. “Proud to be an American” will be performed just before the start of the Show-Me 100 at Lucas Oil Speedway.