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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie Spotlight "Rocketman" - Chris Kratzer

Chris Kratzer

Wheatland, Missouri (March 23, 2021) – Chris Kratzer grew up in a late model racing family, learning the in’s and out’s of the sport at a young age. After spending a good portion of the past twenty years wheeling his own late model, he now looks to take that to the next level when he contends for the MLRA’s 2021 Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie of the Year Award. 

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Driven - Toste Excited For Second Season With Lucas Oil MLRA

Tony Toste

Wheatland, Missouri (March 18, 2021) – Ask veteran racer Tony Toste his age and he will tell you 52—but he’ll counter that with the fact that, “It’s just a number”. The long time west coast racer isn’t close to backing down on his racing schedule, actually it may be just the opposite. For the second consecutive season, he has his sights set on running the full Lucas Oil MLRA schedule of thirty events,

Monday, March 15, 2021

Papich Riding Wave Of Momentum Into Lucas Oil MLRA Season

Jason Papich

Wheatland, Missouri (March 15, 2021) – Californian Jason Papich finished his 2020 Lucas Oil MLRA campaign on an upward swing of momentum, and looks to ride that wave into the start of the upcoming MLRA season. When action gets underway next month he will go to work on a bucket list of accomplishments for the season ahead, which includes notching his first MLRA win and being in contention for the series

Thursday, March 11, 2021

MLRA Returns to I-80 Speedway, Davenport Moves to 1/4 Mile

MLRA Racing

Wheatland, Missouri (March 11, 2021) – With anticipation growing for the start of the 2021 Lucas Oil MLRA season opener on April 9th - 10th at the Lucas Oil Speedway, series staff have announced a pair of exciting changes to their schedule.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Alberson Poised to Race for 2020 Lucas Oil MLRA Title

Garrett Alberson in the Roberts Motorsports # 59

Wheatland, Missouri (March 9, 2021) – It wasn’t until the final days, or should we say hours, leading up to the 2020 MLRA season opener that Garrett Alberson finally found himself back in the drivers seat. After spending a pair of seasons turning wrenches as crew chief for Earl Pearson Jr., the now 32 year old knew that he wanted another shot at proving himself as a championship caliber driver.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Illini Racing Supply To Present MLRA "Fast Time Award"

Illini Racing Supply

Wheatland, Missouri (March 5, 2021) – The Lucas Oil MLRA is excited to welcome Illini Racing Supply to their growing list of contingency sponsors for 2021. At each series event drivers will compete right out of the box for the “Illini Racing Supply Fast Time Award”.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Gorsuch Performance Solutions Joins MLRA Contingency Program

Gorsuch Performance Solutions Joins MLRA Contingency Program

Wheatland, Missouri (March 5, 2021) – Gorsuch Performance Solutions (GPS) is the newest member to join the Lucas Oil MLRA family of sponsors for the upcoming 2021 race season. Under the leadership of Travis Gorsuch, GPS is a growing distributor and provider of quality components for the circle track racing industry.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Big Changes Powering Conaway Into 2021 Lucas Oil MLRA Campaign

Jeremy Conaway F15

Wheatland, Missouri (March 3, 2021) – For the second consecutive season, Jeremy Conaway and his Fifteen21 Motorsports team have their sights set on a full season of Lucas Oil MLRA action. A contender for last year’s Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie of the year award, Conaway has made a number of critical off season changes within his organization and looks to have the bad luck of a year-a-go in the rearview an

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Jake Timm Joins Battle for MLRA Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie of the Year

Modified standout Jake Timm #49

Wheatland, Missouri (February 23, 2021) – At just 24 years of age, Jake Timm is no stranger to racing, but 2021 will put him into new territories as he sets his sights on chasing the MLRA’s Sunoco Rookie of the Year title. The Winona, Minnesota driver who has crafted and polished his talents primarily in the modified ranks, will be embarking on his first full season behind the wheel of an open late mod

Monday, February 22, 2021

Purse Increase Announced For Both Nights of Lucas Oil MLRA Spring Nationals

MLRA Spring Nationals

WHEATLAND, Missouri (February 22, 2021) – Purses have been increased for the Lucas Oil MLRA season-opening 8th annual MLRA Spring Nationals Presented by, which also marks the first special event of the 2021 Lucas Oil Speedway season.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Justin Reed to Chase MLRA's Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie Title in 2021

Justin Reed shown in 2018 MLRA action

Wheatland, Missouri (January 21st, 2021) - With the new year upon us comes a new group of drivers, each looking to etch their name into the Lucas Oil MLRA record books by becoming the series 2021 Sunoco Race Fuels Rookie of the Year. Jeremiah Hurst set the bar as high as it would go in 2020, not only taking the rookie title, but also becoming the series overall champion.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

MLRA Driver & Rookie Registration Now Open For 2021

Justin Duty number 15 and Mason Oberkramer number 93

Wheatland, Missouri (December 16, 2020) - Driver registration for the 2021 Lucas Oil Midwest Late Model Racing Association (MLRA) season is now officially underway. With the series schedule now in place, officials have added Driver Registration forms along with Sunoco Rookie of the Year applications to the MLRA website for easy download.