Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing Kicks off 2016 Season

WAYCROSS, GA (January 22, 2016) – The highly anticipated 2016 season for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will get underway with the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing, Thursday, February 4th through Saturday, February 6th at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA.

The Super Bowl of Racing officially kicks off on Tuesday, February 2nd with an open practice for support divisions only, no super late models. On Wednesday, February 3rd, GIS Late Models will compete for $2,500-to-win, NeSmith Street Stocks for $2,000-to-win, and the Southeast Dirt Modified Series for $1,500-to-win.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will take to the track for the first time on Thursday, February 4th. Thursday night’s Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing events will include the 2nd Annual “Edwin Coggins Memorial,” a full program of racing, highlighted by a 30-lap, $7,000-to-win main event. Edwin Coggins was a longtime supporter of dirt track racing, Golden Isles Speedway, and drivers from the South Georgia area. Thursday night’s action will also include the Southeast Dirt Modified Series and the Lucas Oil Southern State Division II Midget Series.

The festivities will ratchet up on Friday night in the first championship points-earning event of the 2016 season, which includes a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. The Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing will conclude on Saturday night with a 60-lap, $15,000-to-win main event. Both nights will include a full program of racing for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, along with the NeSmith Crate Late Models, Southeast Dirt Modified Series, and the Lucas Oil Southern State Division II Midget Series.

Georgia Boot returns as the title sponsor of the Super Bowl of Racing for the third consecutive year. “We’re thrilled to continue our great working relationship with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. We’re looking forward to kicking off the 2016 season at Golden Isles Speedway and spending three days with some of the hardest working fans in motorsports,” stated Caroline Herd, Georgia Boot Marketing Manager.

Fans that attend the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing are encouraged to visit the Georgia Boot display tent in the vendor midway area. Fans will have the opportunity to learn about the latest Georgia Boot footwear, receive discount coupons, and register for a chance to win cash and prizes from Georgia Boot and Lucas Oil. On Saturday, February 6th, twenty-four (24) names will be drawn, matching a fan with each driver that starts the main event on Saturday night. The fan matched with the winning driver of the main event will win $515 in cash, among other prizes from Georgia Boot and Lucas Oil. The fans that are matched with the second and third place finishers will also receive prize packages from Georgia Boot and Lucas Oil.

Georgia Boot’s storied history begins in 1937. The Georgia Shoe Manufacturing Co., Inc. was founded in Atlanta, Ga., with the core objective of manufacturing dependable, low-priced work footwear. Now an industry-leading brand, Georgia Boot has never wavered from that objective and continues to deliver quality footwear to consumers ranging from traditional work boots to industry-specific protective footwear and farm & ranch styles. Georgia Boot has always been America’s Hardest Working Boot. Reliable, comfortable and built to last, Georgia Boot delivers the quality expected from America’s hardest workers from coast to coast. To learn more about Georgia Boot, visit: www.georgiaboot.com.

Golden Isles Speedway continues to update the facility, in preparation for the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing. “We’re upgrading the bleachers, we tore out the old ones and are putting in new ones,” stated GIS promoter Darryl Courson. “We should have 3,000 seats done, with VIP boxes. We’re totally going to do 6,000 seats. We’re building a new concession stand for the stands side, upgrading a lot of the fencing area and all the lighting will be different on the front straightaway. There’s just numerous things we’re doing to upgrade the facility even more.”

Golden Isles Speedway is located off Highway 82 in Waynesville, GA, just 12 miles west of I-95 at Exit 29. For tickets or more information, visit: www.goldenislesspeedway.com or call the track office at (912) 778-3767.

The Best Western Plus Inn & Suites in Brunswick is the official host hotel of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing. The Best Western Plus Inn & Suites is offering a rate of $88.00 per night, plus tax, to fans and racers who mention the Golden Isles Speedway Super Bowl of Racing when making their reservation. To make reservations, please call: (912) 265-1114.

Other recommended area hotels include:
Quality Inn Brunswick – $58.00/night + tax (please call (912) 265-4600 for reservations)
EconoLodge Brunswick – $51.00/night + tax (please call (912) 264-8666 for reservations)

Track Information:
Golden Isles Speedway
Phone Number: 912-778-3767
Tracks Promoter: Darryl Courson
Location: 101 Speedway Drive, Waynesville, GA 31566
Website: www.goldenislesspeedway.com

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tire Rule:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1300
Right Rear – Hoosier 01, LM40

In the Event of a Day Time “Makeup” Show:
Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib 1350
Right Rear – Hoosier 03, LM40

*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main.
*For the Feature, competitors may use 2 new rear tires of choice.

Thursday Night Event Purse: 1. $7,000, 2. $3,500, 3. $2,000, 4. $1,500, 5. $1,400, 6. $1,300, 7. $1,200, 8. $1,100, 9. $1,000, 10. $950, 11. $900, 12. $850, 13. $800, 14. $750, 15. $725, 16. $700, 17. $700, 18. $700, 19. $650, 20. $625, 21. $625, 22. $600, 23. $600, 24. $600

Friday Night Event Purse: 1. $10,000, 2. $5,500, 3. $3,500, 4. $2,750, 5. $2,250, 6. $1,800, 7. $1,500, 8. $1,300, 9. $1,200, 10. $1,100, 11. $1,075, 12. $1,050, 13. $1,025, 14. $1,000, 15. $950, 16. $925, 17. $900, 18. $875, 19. $850, 20. $825, 21. $800, 22. $800, 23. $800, 24. $800

Saturday Night Event Purse: 1. $15,000, 2. $6,500, 3. $4,500, 4. $3,500, 5. $2,500, 6. $2,000, 7. $1,900, 8. $1,700, 9. $1,500, 10. $1,350, 11. $1,275, 12. $1,250, 13. $1,225, 14. $1,200, 15. $1,175, 16. $1,150, 17. $1,125, 18. $1,100, 19. $1,075, 20. $1,050, 21. $1,025, 22. $1,000, 23. $1,000, 24. $1,000

Golden Isles Speedway – Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing – Schedule of Events:
Thursday, February 4th:

Pit Gates Open at 12:00PM
Grandstands Open at 3:30PM
Drivers Meeting: 4:30PM at the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Trailer

Hot Laps: 5:00PM
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Modifieds
Midgets

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series TIME TRIALS – 2 LAPS
Fast Time Presentation
Modifieds TIME TRIALS

Edwin Coggins Memorial Intermission/ Invocation/ National Anthem/ Track Prep (as needed)

Midgets HEATS
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series HEATS – 10 LAPS
Modifieds HEATS

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series B-MAINS – 12 LAPS

Intermission/Track Prep (as needed/ time permitting)

Features
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Feature – $7,000-to-win, 30 LAPS
Midgets Feature – $1,000-to-win, 20 LAPS
Modifieds – $2,000-to-win, 35 Laps

Friday, February 5th:  
Pit Gates Open at 12:00PM
Grandstands Open at 3:30PM

Drivers Meeting: 4:30PM at the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Trailer

Hot Laps: 5:00PM
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Crate Late Models
Modifieds
Midgets
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series TIME TRIALS – 2 LAPS
Fast Time Presentation
Crate Late Models Time Trials
ModifiedsInvocation/National Anthem
Track Prep (as needed)
Midgets HEATS
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series HEATS – 10 LAPS
Modifieds HEATS
Crate Late Models HEATS
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series B-MAINS – 12 LAPS
Midgets RACE OF CHAMPIONS – $500-to-win, 5 Laps

Intermission/ Track Prep (as needed/ time permitting)

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Feature – $10,000-to-win, 50 LAPS
Modifieds – $3,000-to-win, 40 Laps
Crate Late Models – $2,500-to-win, 50 Laps
Midgets – $1,000-to-win, 20 LapsSaturday, February 6th:  
Pit Gates Open at 12:00PM
Grandstands Open at 3:00PM
Autograph Session from 3:30 – 4:15PM
Drivers Meeting: 4:30PM at the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Trailer

Hot Laps: 5:00PM
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Crate Late Models
Modifieds
Midgets

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series TIME TRIALS – 2 LAPS
Fast Time Presentation
Crate Late Models Time Trials
ModifiedsInvocation/ National Anthem
Track Prep (as needed)

Midgets HEATS
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series HEATS – 10 LAPS
Modifieds HEATS
Crate Late Models HEATS

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series B-MAINS – 12 LAPS

Intermission/ Track Prep (as needed/ time permitting)

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Feature – $15,000-to-win, 60 LAPS
Modifieds – $3,000-to-win, 40 Laps
Crate Late Models – $2,500-to-win, 50 Laps
Midgets – $1,000-to-win, 20 Laps

For the latest breaking news concerning the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, including the latest series standings, 2016 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 2016, the LOLMDS will sanction 53 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 Motorsports Network. For more information about the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series visit the official website at: www.Lucasdirt.com.

About MAVTV
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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