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Jeff Gregory in Locked and LoadedJeff Gregory piloted "Locked and Loaded" for the first time in June at the Craig Partusch Memorial Showdown at San Angelo, Texas. (Marsha Roberts Waz photo)

Corona, CA (August 24, 2018) – The only thing more horrific than the crash itself was the lengthy list of injuries, subsequent surgeries and long, draining rehab. Drag boat racing again? One would have thought Jeff Gregory's focus should simply have been on walking again.

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Jim Richards"Papa" Jim Richards has been a drag-boat racing mainstay for nearly four decades. (Photo courtesy Marsha Roberts Waz)

Corona, CA (August 16, 2018) – As others his age kick up their feet with a television remote in one hand and a cold drink in the other, one of the fastest men in drag-boat racing for nearly four decades has no plans to slow down.

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David CarrollDavid Carroll, fine-tuning the motor of "Hydro Therapy", has been a leader in drag-boat racing as a driver and owner for many years. (Photo courtesy David Carroll)

Corona, CA (August 9, 2018) – David Carroll still gets the required yearly physical to keep his professional boat-racing license up to date, just in case he decides to scratch the itch and hop back into the cockpit for a competition run.

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LODBRS Points FundThe Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series has announced a points fund of more than $170,000 for the 2018 season.

Corona, CA (August 8, 2018) – The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series has unveiled a points fund of more than $170,000 for the 2018 season, Interim Series Director Dan Robinson has announced.

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Top Alcohol Flat drag boat War PartyIconic drag boat owner Nancy Davis' Top Alcohol Flat "War Party" returns to Lucas Oil Speedway for the Diamond Drag Boat Nationals, Aug. 31-Sept. 2. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Corona, CA (August 2, 2018) – When friends invited Nancy Davis to a drag boat race in 1978, she had little idea that it was the beginning of a 40-year love affair with the sport - and it's still going.

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Diamond Drag Boat Nationals
The Diamond Drag Boat Nationals are set for Aug. 31-Sept. 2 on "Lake Lucas" at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Corona, CA (July 31, 2018) – One of the premier events on the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series schedule is just one month away and anticipation is building toward the 8th annual Diamond Drag Boat Nationals on "Lake Lucas" in Wheatland, Missouri.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
13-14

Thunder on the River

@ Parker, AZ
Nov
2-4

Lucas Oil World Finals

@ Chandler, AZ

Television Schedule

Saturday, October 6
1:00 PM
- Wheatland, MO
Sunday, October 14
4:00 PM
- Wheatland, MO
Saturday, October 20
4:00 PM
- Wheatland, MO