Wheatland, Missouri - June 4th, 2013 - They are back! The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series is back in Wheatland, Missouri, for the 2nd Annual John Haas Memorial Drag Boat Classic on Lake Lucas. The 3-day event kicks off on Friday with a Test & Tune on the Lake from 10AM-4PM. New this year is a Show & Shine on the Wheatland City Square from 6PM -8PM, Friday Night. The Show & Shine is FREE and will allow fans to get up close to the boats, take photos, get autographs and mingle with the pilots of the baddest boats on water! A concession will be available with proceeds benefiting the Wheatland Settlers. After the Show & Shine fans are invited back to Lucas Oil Speedway for a FREE concert, Friday Night. JR Woods will be live on stage at 8PM, also in concert will be Shotguns & Lace.
Jerry Hume, Reporter NEWS13: "Tens of thousands of people packed Cocoa Beach for the 4th Annual Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix this weekend. More people meant more rescues for lifeguards... An estimated 60,000 people lined the beach for the boat races".
Commencing their 2013 season, the 77 LUCAS OIL team will be testing the SilverHook 48GP at their race shop near Lake Monroe, FL before heading to Biloxi, Mississippi where they are competing in the 9th Annual "Smokin' the Sound" Super Boat Grand Prix April 26-28. As a warm up to Sunday's race, the team is looking forward to participating in the "Smokin' the Sound" Poker Run on Saturday, April 27.
Corona, Calif. (Feb. 26, 2013) - The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series has cancelled the Gila River Desert Challenge scheduled for May 17-19, 2013 at Firebird Raceway in Chandler, Ariz., due to contractual time constraints.
Lucas Oil is pleased to announce a new marketing partnership with Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc. (BRP) and its Evinrude Engine line-up.
As part of the sponsorship package, Lucas Oil will incorporate the Evinrude engines to power the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series’ Spider recovery boat and Course Set Up boat. The Evinrude Rescue Team will equip their recovery boat with an Evinrude 75 horsepower motor, and an Evinrude 30 horsepower motor will be supplied for the course set up boat. In addition, LODBRS will operate two GTI-130 Sea-Doo water craft to tow boats and perform other race related duties on the water.
LIZELLA, Ga. (February 28, 2013) – Some of the best professional inshore anglers and co-anglers will converge on Chalmette, La., for the Lucas Oil IFA Pro-Am Redfish Challenge Presented by Cabela’s on March 8-10. The event, which is the first of two high-stakes, made-for-TV competitions, features a three-day format with over 100-percent cash payout guaranteed.