Lucas Oil Late Models Announce TV Slate


WAYCROSS, Ga. – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series announced its TV package for the 2013 season.

This weekend’s 21st Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 will be the first event that will broadcast on television in 2013. The Show-Me 100 will air on CBS for the third straight year and will also air on NBC Sports, CBS Sports, SPEED and MAVTV American Real.

The Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 will be broadcasted on TV eight times in 2013, beginning in June.

Lucas Oil and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series also announced that MAVTV American Real Network will be available on DIRECTV starting June 10. MAVTV American Real has been added to the basic programming package for everyone who has DIRECTV.

The network will be found on channel 219, right in the middle of all the major sports channels in DIRECTV’s basic channel line-up. With MAVTV added to DIRECTV’s basic programming for everyone to watch, the MAVTV Network will reach over 20.3 million households, beginning in June and will exceed over 30 million households by the end of the year. MAVTV continues to expand daily, while accomplishing its mission of providing many forms of motorsports programming.

MAVTV will also bring exciting programming for the entire family, focusing on real Americans living their real American stories, and emphasizing thrilling entertainment from all over America. Please tune into DIRECTV’s channel 219 and watch MAVTV American Real as it continues to provide grass roots motorsports programming for all motorsports fans.

Lucas Oil Production Studios were the honored recipient’s of two Telly Awards for outstanding video and filming of the events filmed at Knoxville Raceway and Portsmouth, OH at the Dirt Track World Championship. With the award winning TV shows and increased viewer ratings, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series TV package will increase to 48 hours of programming on five different major TV networks, including multiple re-airs of each event.

Series events to be aired in 2013 include; the May 25th Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 from Wheatland, Mo.; June 15’s Optima Batteries Clash at the Mag from Columbus, Miss.; July 12’s General Tire Battle at the Beach from Pontoon Beach, Ill.; July 13’s E3 Spark Plugs Diamond Nationals from Wheatland, Mo.; Aug. 10’s Sunoco North/South 100 from Florence, Ky.; Aug. 17’s COMP Cams Topless 100 from Batesville, Ark.; Aug. 24’s GEICO Whiskey City 50 from Lawrenceburg, Ind.; Sept. 28’s Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals from Knoxville, Iowa; Oct. 5’s Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout from Woodstock, Ga.; and the season finale, the RED BUCK Dirt Track World Championship from Portsmouth, Ohio.

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