Dirt Track World Championship Part of TV Race Challenge

WAYCROSS, GA (October 13, 2015) – The 35th Annual Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by NAPA Auto Parts will be the final event in the Bad Boy Mowers TV Race Challenge – Presented by E3 Spark Plugs.

The award-winning Lucas Oil Productions Studios will be on hand to tape all the action from the Portsmouth Raceway Park with multiple camera angles, driver interviews, on-board cameras, and various technical segments. The event will air on MAVTV Motorsports Network and NBC Sports Network at a later date, in 2015.

The driver that accumulates the most points, within the fifteen televised events on the series schedule, will be crowned the Bad Boy Mowers TV Points Champion, which boasts a $10,000 cash award at the series year-end awards banquet. Jonathan Davenport holds a commanding lead in the TV Race Challenge standings, over Jimmy Owens. Jared Landers is third, followed by Scott Bloomquist and Brandon Sheppard, rounding out the top five in TV Race Challenge standings.

In addition to their sponsorship of the TV Race Challenge, Bad Boy Mowers is also offering a Fan Appreciation contest, giving fans an opportunity to win a brand-new Bad Boy Mower. Fans can register for the contest at the Bad Boy Mowers display tent in the vendor midway or at: www.badboymowers.com/lolmds. The grand prize winner will be announced at this weekend’s Dirt Track World Championship in Portsmouth, OH.

To learn more about Bad Boy Mowers or locate a dealer near you, visit their website at: www.badboymowers.com.

To learn more about E3 Spark Plugs, visit their website at: www.e3sparkplugs.com.

2015 Televised Events:
February 6th – Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing – Golden Isles Speedway – $10,000
February 7th – Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing – Golden Isles Speedway – $10,000
February 13th – 39th Annual Winternationals – East Bay Raceway Park – $10,000
February 14th – 39th Annual Winternationals – East Bay Raceway Park – $10,000
June 12th-13th – Clash at the Mag – Magnolia Motor Speedway – $20,000
July 11th – Diamond Nationals – Lucas Oil Speedway – $10,000
July 12th – Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 – Lucas Oil Speedway – $30,000
Aug 7th-8th – Sunoco North South 100 Presented by Lucas Oil – Florence Speedway – $50,000
Aug 14th-15th – COMP Cams Topless 100 – Batesville Motor Speedway – $40,000
Aug 22nd – Whiskey 50 – Lawrenceburg Speedway – $10,000
Sept 24th-26th – Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals – Knoxville Raceway – $40,000
Oct 16th-17th – Dirt Track World Championship – Portsmouth Raceway Park – $100,000

Bad Boy Mowers TV Race Challenge – Presented by E3 Spark Plugs Standings:

Jonathan Davenport
Jimmy Owens
Jared Landers
Scott Bloomquist
Brandon Sheppard
Earl Pearson, Jr.
Eddie Carrier, Jr.
Dennis Erb, Jr.
Steve Francis
Don O’Neal
Chris Brown

For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2015 tour schedule, driver information, and more visit the official website at: www.lucasdirt.com.

Follow the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on your favorite Social Media outlets at: www.facebook.com/lucasdirtwww.twitter.com/lucasdirt, and www.instagram.com/lucasdirt.

About Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Founded in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is the nation’s premier dirt late model sanctioning organization.  In 2015, the LOLMDS will sanction 50 events in 19 states.  The series is owned by the parent company Lucas Oil Products Inc. and receives national exposure through a TV package filmed, produced and edited by Lucas Oil Production Studios.  LOLMDS events will be broadcast on four TV Networks including CBS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports Network and the MAVTV. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.Lucasdirt.com.


Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world.  MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports, that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing.  But MAVTV goes far beyond the national mainstream events and also covers multitudes of grassroots series’ from across the globe: Drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, rally racing, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between.

MAVTV also knows you don’t have to be a race fan to be an automotive enthusiast, which is why we have developed a package of automotive reality and custom build shows that is truly second to none.  If it has a motor, it’s on MAVTV…MAVTV is THE motorsports network. To learn more about MAVTV go to: www.mavtv.com.

About Lucas Oil Products
Founded in 1989 by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has established itself as one of the fastest-growing lubrication product lines in the consumer automotive aftermarket, featuring a line of engine oils, greases, gear lubes, problem-solving additives, and car-care products.  Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil has established itself as a worldwide leader in the lubrication industry.  Motorsports has always been part of the Lucas Oil culture and the cornerstone of the company’s marketing strategy.  Such passion for motorsports has inspired Lucas Oil to sponsor many race teams, events and series at all levels, including, NHRA, IRL, ASCS, NASCAR, IHRA and many more.  Lucas Oil has also taken ownership and operational control of a number of high profile racing properties, such as: Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series, Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil Modified Series, Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, MO. and the Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway in Blythe, CA.
In 2007 Lucas Oil founded its own production house, Lucas Oil Production Studios, dedicated to producing high action motorsports television. Currently Lucas Oil Production Studios produces over 300 hours of original programming for networks such as CBS, CBS Sports, NBC Sports and MAVTV.  More information about Lucas Oil Products, Inc. visit the company website at:  www.lucasoil.com.

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